a dirt cheap operation

Back before the internet and blogs, before people knew about that six percent of the population, but not so far back that you can't remember..... the social engineers probably had a lot of fun. They could conduct experiments with complete impunity. People were not cynical like they are today, and they didn't have access to any information except what they could purchase at the newsstand or watch on teevee.... a naive, captive audience, respectful of authority....

SIX locations, but only FIVE identified

On October 2, 1982, another contaminated Tylenol bottle was discovered by police from a batch of bottles removed from a drug store in the Chicago suburbs. Thousands of other bottles were undergoing testing for traces of cyanide. Investigators had no idea how many other bottles might have been tampered with. In an effort to put an end to the senseless deaths, J&J offered a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the terrorist.

Investigators discovered that the cyanide-laced capsules were placed in six Chicago area stores: Jewel Foods in Arlington Heights, Jewel Foods in Grove Village, Osco Drug Store in Schaumburg, Walgreen Drug Store in Chicago, Frank's Finer Foods in Winfield and another undisclosed retail outlet. Each store contained one tampered bottle with approximately three to ten tainted capsules, except for Osco Drug Store where two cyanide laced bottles were recovered.

It was suggested by the police that the bottles were randomly placed. However there was also a possibility that the terrorist may have purposely chosen those specific locations for unknown reasons. Some speculated that the terrorist could have held a grudge against the producers of Tylenol, society in general or even the stores in which the tainted bottles were found. It was further suggested that the killer many have lived within the vicinity of the drug stores, where the tampered bottles were placed.
J&J offered a WHOLE thousand dollars for information leading to the terrorist. [SEE NOTE at the end.] That was generous. We wonder about that "undisclosed" retail outlet. And yes, terrorists always chose their locations and dates for mysterious reasons. Who doesn't look at the calendar now and notice every 5/5 and 5/11 and every other damn date that has any possibility of looking good with some teevee graphic, that hasn't been "used" yet, and wonder if this is the Big Day, when some crazy terrorists decide to make their point.


One suspect: James Lewis.

A couple of unknown college students (?) trying to conduct this interview have not got any basic facts in command, but no worries. He waves a book around, a book written by an expert: John Douglas, Brilliant FBI Profiler and Catcher of Many Bad Guys....He barely lets Lewis get a word in edgewise as he gushes about Douglas and FBI profiling. In the book, Douglas was trying to figure out the motive of who would do this and the guy who did this..."was a loser, was angry at the world and was lashing out." And that something must have happened in September right before the murders, and that something triggered the murderer's anger. He didn't do such a sophisticated job at putting the cyanide into the pills, so he wasn't very sophisticated. Nor was he very organized, and he surely drove a five year old car that needed some work.

Although we don't know about that "undisclosed" location. Perhaps brilliant FBI profiler Douglas didn't investigate that part?

"And so he ruled out everyone in Johnson & Johnson.... someone in the higher ups..." [waving hand dismissively...] But that still left all the ordinary slobs at J&J to be suspects.

Mmm hmm.

And how does he know this? Well it's a science. You'd have to be an expert to appreciate it, or at least read an expert's book with your knee pads strapped on securely, and then it would be very obvious.
Douglas has worked on over 5,000 cases. Of those 5,000 cases, he’s never been proved wrong on the guilt or innocence of a suspect. Not once. “I think that’s probably the biggest pressure, is the possibility of being wrong and why I got sick”, Douglas tells me.
In the January issue of Maxim, Douglas said he was convinced that Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are innocent.
Well, we think not. We think she's quite the little actress, or rather, she thinks she's quite the little actress rotating through her repertoire of four or five expressions that range all the way from

I HAVE to get away with this....

(dimples = smile muscles at work)

 I really hope I get away with this....
I am SO getting away with this...
 and everything in between.

Our gut instinct says she got away with murder. But we are no expert. We don't have access to the court evidence, which is why we can be dismissed, but regardless, using our HUMAN INSTINCTS, we think her guilt is written all over her face. And Mr. Douglas, who has access to anything he needs, has never been PROVEN wrong, not even once according to legend. And he says she's innocent. What more do you need to know?

We live in a society governed by the Rule of Law /eyeroll/. If the experts say you're guilty, you're guilty; and if they say you're innocent, you're innocent. You don't have to be going on with your own OPINIONS based on you thinking your own thoughts and using your instincts like some God-damned conspiracy freak.

There's NO EVIDENCE for any opinions other than the ones put forth by the people with access to the evidence. It's so simple as long as you go along and have no independent thoughts.

Regarding courts and their evidence, please see Robert Canup's page which explains how courts create the maximum chance that the guilty will be found innocent, and the innocent will be punished.

But Amanda Knox happened many years after the Tylenol tampering incident of 1982, and we digress.

Quotes from the video:

"The letter was addressed to Johnson & Johnson." 

...Parent of McNeil Laboratories... 

"I was not trying to get a million dollars. I was trying to get attention focused on a bank....[crosstalk]... Illinois bank."

The Continental Illinois Bank, Chicago, IL.

American Fraud: The Suspects
The fifth suspect, James Lewis, became a suspect after sending an extortion letter to J&J demanding that the company deposit $1 million into an account at the Continental Bank of Illinois if they wanted "the killings to stop." However, Lewis had no access to that account, which was a business account, closed five months earlier, for Frederick Miller McCahey, heir to the Miller Brewing Fortune. Court documents state that Lewis wrote the extortion letter to expose what he believed were McCahey's "fraudulent business dealings." Lewis had moved from Chicago to New York City three weeks before the Tylenol murders....The judge in Lewis's extortion trial said that there was not a "shred of evidence" that Lewis committed the Tylenol murders.

Also see this interview with Scott Bartz. Highly recommended. Bartz is the guy who worked for J&J, became a whistleblower on their business practices, subsequently read everything about this Tylenol case and wrote a book, a book we will be reading soon.

In the interview we learn:

Authorities turned the evidence -- the tainted capsules -- over to J&J, where they were destroyed. Investigators then used that valuable time, early in the investigation while the evidence still existed, to go after people who were all later exonerated.

One of the victims, Mary Reiner, got her capsules from a hospital where she had just given birth. Those capsules were "unit-packaged," ie: she got a blister pack or something similar with eight pills. She did not purchase a bottle from a store like the other victims, a critically important detail. The tainted capsules were thus in a hospital supply chain, and not just in retail stores, which changes everything. The killer would have to be a little more sophisticated than the "profile" suggests.

Q: You point out a number of inconsistencies and, in your estimation, absurdities that have been perpetuated since the 1982 and 1986 poisonings.
A: Number one would be the madman-in-the-retail stores hypothesis. My findings debunk this hypothesis, and point instead to a repackaging facility in the channel of distribution as the location where the tamperings occurred.

We are so glad that someone unpacked this psyop, because that what it was. We realized it as soon as our child told us that they learned about it in school. We thought about it for two minutes and realized that this incident changed everything. The fear led to tamper-resistant packaging, something we all take for granted now. A good thing? Yes, we suppose tamper-resistant packaging is a good thing.... because it keeps you safe from the grudging crazies roaming around the streets who will put poison in your products for no good reason....? And THEREFORE, with relief, you TRUST the manufacturer of the products, and are GRATEFUL for the new, improved packaging, and remove them from all suspicion should something ever go wrong, heaven forfend... ?

Something like that?

Looking at the social engineering transaction (problem - reaction - solution), we see the purpose:


You don't have to worry about what is in the package. It's safe, and God knows it's safely packaged. 

Shorter: Trust other humans less and trust big corporations more. WIN WIN WIN.

Meanwhile, this happened so long ago, and the truth has been buried in mountains and mountains of WORSHIP for J&J's handling of the incident. Do a little googling and see for yourself. See how many pages of results you can go through until you find something other than, WOW THAT WAS TOTALLY AWESOME HANDLING.

Given all the other things going on, who would take time out to look at this old thing that happened in 1982. And yet, to see the truth of it helps to recalibrate the time scale of exactly how long we've been in the social engineering laboratory and what sorts of experiments have been going on, and who has been conducting them and cooperating with them.

Back when these murders happened, we remember people couldn't wrap their minds around someone so evil, who would do something so random? Who could comprehend such a monster? People believed psychopaths were exceedingly rare and more inclined to do grisly serial murders.

 Jeffrey Dahmer -- cannibal.

A whole narrative exists about these serial killers, a narrative we're all familiar with. 

Most of them seem to have had a dysfunctional family setting and were abused as children — emotionally, sexually or verbally. It’s as if this activates some psychological trigger in their minds, increasing the feelings of inadequacy or worthlessness, and causing them to seek out their own heinous form of release.
There have been hundreds of serial killers in the history of America, and there are a few that tend to stay in the minds of citizens, becoming “famous.”
Here are just a few of the (in)famous serial killers that have walked the streets of our nation, in no particular order. There may be many others that are notorious or have killed more people, but we picked a few of the more famous killers that truly shocked us.
There may be many others who have killed more people, but nevermind that. Please stick to the approved list: Manson, Bundy, Berkowitz, Dahmer...

The way the logic works, if you're not a fuck-up from a broken home, chances are you can't be one of these serial killers, by definition. Because serial killers, "most of them," "seem" to have been abused as children.

In other words, a world of abused children is a world of potential pasties for actual, successful psychopaths.

Getting back to our recollection of the Tylenol incident, what was this random killing with medicine about? As we recall, we did not comprehend this crime, so unlike the grisly murders of Jeffrey Dahmer, also incomprehensible but somehow less so. This killing without any connection was so strange, so depersonalized. Because it didn't matter who died as long as people died.

They understand that the way to murder someone and get away with it is to not care who they kill, how they kill them, or when they kill them. Such people set up conditions where someone will be 'accidentally' killed and wait for the circumstances to occur. 
A totally bewildering thought process to normal people, regardless of intelligence, and yet totally normal to the intelligent psychopath.

We read this about Lewis:

Lewis' troubles began early in his life. In the 1960s, he was treated at a psychiatric facility after reportedly chasing his mother with an ax, attacking his stepfather and then trying to commit suicide by taking 36 headache tablets
He's perfect!

The intense fear caused by the random nature of the crime led to the tamper-resistant product packaging ubiquitous ever since -- a permanent change.

They had no evidence to pin it on Lewis, but he was still a perfect patsy. The patsy only has to "work" for a period of time. Once the thing blows over, people get wrapped up in the next psyop and NO ONE CARES about the facts anymore.

The killer has never been caught. And Mr. Douglas was on the case way back then, profiling the Tylenol killer and using his mysterious profiling expertise to eliminate all the higher ups at J&J? It had to be some pissed-off nobody. BY DEFINITION, it could not be a successful executive. Successful executives are not angry slobs, by definition. If serial killers are mostly angry slobs, successful people like politicians and executives have been excluded in the Venn Diagram.

That's how the narrative works. Successful people cannot be psychopaths by definition, and if there's any overlap with the "known" dirty qualities of anger and dysfunction, here and there, they have been overcome by personal excellence. Those people become "self-made" men, heroes, icons. You don't have to be aware of the logic involved. In fact, the social engineers know that the less aware you are of the logic, the easier they can pimp it.

J&J, meanwhile, well... Tylenol made a hero of that company. Yup. Lucky lucky lucky. Google searches return pages and pages of this classic business case study in brilliant PR. "Consumer product company's worst nightmare..." blah blah blah. Marketers predict the company's demise, but a year later J&J makes a complete comeback. Reminds us of the nuclear industry overcoming Fukushima. Worst nightmare for whom? CEO widely praised for his handling, according to the narrative. Once known for baby shampoo, J&J is now a pharmaceutical powerhouse. HOO boy. The MBAs love that shit.

They say it was very expensive, this "worst nightmare," but all it cost was $100 million ---- and the lives of seven random people!

Is $100 million a lot of money to a company like J&J? Today net income is about four billion. Are seven random people -- not even employees -- a big price to pay for a company to become an unstoppable pharmaceutical powerhouse?

2/22/11: Scientists make mistakes... Vioxx deaths estimated at 60,000 worldwide.... Merck still making billions... 

Let's get real. The $100,000 reward for information J&J put out has never been claimed either. WIN WIN WIN WIN WIN.

[NOTE: Evidently, it's $100,000. And it's still available. We don't know if it was originally $1,000 and they upped it out of embarrassment at some point, because that's the sort of mistake paths make -- tone deaf with any emotional message other than fear. But there it is. Funny they didn't give it to Bartz, huh?]

Seven people murdered.
Just a drop in the bucket.


how far is heaven, part 4

It's a bit difficult to know where to begin again. We sort of decided to take an intermission. It wasn't really planned; it just had to happen. We hope to get back now but it's not so simple. The overwhelming nature of events creates a large disincentive to keep nattering on.


Many things going on require a lot of effort to stay informed about. If you want to remain healthy, for instance, you need to be informed about the food supply, big pharma, vaccines, chemicals and pollutants assaulting your health virtually at every breath, as well as invisible electromagnetic energy. And you need to know about radiation.


If you want to know about politics and wars and global chessboards, you need to do a lot of reading from news sources around the world, plus blogs, and sift through a lot of information that could conceivably take you all morning, every day, just to have a rough idea of what's really going on. That's presuming you've already been at it for a few years and have looked at the 'about us' pages of those expert opinions, and recognize the various factions and how they array themselves across think tanks, academia and the media, making allowances for their extravagantly funded biases. And even with that effort, you still wouldn't know anything much for certain because of the disinfo mixed in, and all the black ops.


We could certainly spend a couple of hours ripping apart and posting on "news" every day. Trust us we could have written a hundred posts in the past two months, if we had wanted to take the time away from other pursuits. It wasn't for lack of material. But we no longer have the time or inclination to follow things closely. We still think there are things to be said, points to be connected. Truths to be driven home. We will try to contribute something at this late stage, because things can change. But we don't know about spending a dozen hours or so per post. Things might seem a little more 'seat-of-the pants' from here on out, but everything rests on the foundation of work that has already been laid.

For those just starting to pay attention, good luck you really do need it. We all do but especially those who are just twigging onto the greatest shit show on earth.


In the end, the problem we all face is the invisible nature of the threats to our well being, and the effort required to apprehend them. So much is hidden, so much is invisible. So much is misdirection. At some point, you just have to go with your gut instincts, because the barriers to knowing things with certainty are so high as to be practically impossible. However, once you have a framework of understanding, it's just a lot faster to trust your instincts and connect to that directly, and to let instinct be your guide. Unfortunately, we can't exactly give you a link to our instincts. Everyone is on his or her own.


You can't see radiation. Well you could see that explosion of Fukushima reactor 3, but after that, invisible problems. Anyone remember the neutron beam that was spotted 13 times at the very beginning of the Fukushima meltdown? "This is not a dangerous level of radiation." No of course not. Down the memory hole, more or less. Nor can you see the heavy metals sprayed out of airplanes, coming out of the sky and into your food supply, which has been happening for a couple of decades. Well you can, but it's only a contrail, you paranoid freak --those stripes are water vapor spreading across the blue sky. Sure.

You can't see the things happening at the molecular level, at the cellular level, in your own body, from the shots you've received over the years and from whatever else you may have ingested, etc. But the radiation is there. The heavy metals are there. The cellular damage is there. You really don't need a lab in your house to prove it, do you? You probably don't have a lab at home, right? We don't either. But it does not stop us from having an opinion that a big explosion, followed by 13 neutron beams, followed by all the rest of the things that they *admitted* happened, means we have a very serious radiation problem from Fukushima, even as we acknowledge that we don't know the half of it, and we have much disinfo to sort through *if* we want to attempt to know anything at all. We know enough to know we don't know the half of it. What more do we need to know, as a private citizen with no more access to information than any other citizen? Imagine the worst, just from a basic management perspective. Best case worst case most likely case scenario. Business school 101. Similarly, if you accept that 911 did not go down the way of the official story, if you have spent any time at all looking into it in the past eleven years, and you realize the official story has been proven impossible, do you really need to know how it went down exactly? Does not that one disproof alone -- that it could not possibly have gone down as officially recorded -- give you a wealth of information about our government and media?

You must use your common sense and your gut instincts to suss it out. Science is the veil that they hide behind. All these invisible things that you can't see and you can't measure -- they tell us these things are nothing to worry about because they are so tiny. And actually, that is precisely what makes it all so diabolical. The things are invisible to the naked eye. That's the point. You have to use a different way of seeing, of knowing, because you don't have a lab to verify, and you can't trust anything they tell you. Not to state the obvious, but EVIDENTLY it still isn't obvious to a lot of people. Not that those people would ever read here, because they are too busy watching teevee; so again, what kind of a freaking waste of time is this? Do the spooks laugh themselves silly as they watch the cute little bloggers uselessly pecking away at our keyboards? Do they take our research and use it to fine tune their mind-fuckery? Are we just working for them in the end, in the giant social engineering experiment, giving them all sorts of valuable opinions and free critiques so that they do it better next time?


You smell what we're stepping on?

On top of that, you have the time-delay problem. We've talked about this many times before here -- the slow kill method. A huge gap exists between the time you may take the deadly ingredient into your body, via breathing it, swallowing it, being bitten by it, believing it, or via syringe, and the onset of your misery.

Sam Vaknin, a self-described psychopath, describes the way psychopaths work: like a slow-acting poison.

"They are not dramatic. They are pernicious. Most psychopaths are subtle. They are more like poison than a knife, and they are more like slow-working poison than cyanide." ~ Sam Vaknin
"So what bullies usually do, they start and stop, start and stop. That achieves the maximal stress syndrome, and this is the great secret of bullying. Never overdo it. Small doses. The victim will do the rest." ~ Sam Vaknin

The evil are patient. Evil people in positions of power have many tools at their disposal to murder people. But they still have to do lots of planning and be patient in order to get away with it.

You can be outside watching your child run around on a baseball field, and you may inhale a single plutonium particle that drifted on the jet stream across the pacific ocean from Fukushima, after reactor 3 exploded a year ago, and the particle may embed in your lung and maybe a year after that you will develop a chronic cough and maybe another several months go by before you get a chest x-ray (more radiation) and then more tests, and then the diagnosis of lung cancer so shocking to you who never smoked a day in your life. Will you ever know why? No you will not. But there's a reason. There was a day when it all went down, invisibly, with that one invisible particle that came from some evil man-made contraption which regrettably exploded months or years before, maybe even decades, since the 1950s...?


Maybe the particle wasn't from Fukushima. Maybe it was from Chernobyl or any of the many nuclear tests that were done in the past sixty years. Who knows. You have no way of knowing, and it is completely deniable in any case. Plutonium has a half life of 24,000 years. There's plenty of it around and in terms of being able to kill us, even the oldest particles are still brand new. It's not like some executive from TEPCO, or the military, or Mikhail Gorbachev himself, will take responsibility and say sorry and pay for your children's education, because you died prematurely from the stray plutonium particle that regrettably blew out of their nuclear device. You just had bad luck. Fate. You poor slob. There but for the grace of God go I blah blah blah. As if God has his certain special people that he specially looks out for. As if he steers the plutonium only to the blade of grass that a bonafide confirmed lifetime psychopathic asshole will stretch out on for a picnic martini. Seems to us that is not how it happens. Your child has just as much chance of breathing it in as you. After all, it's invisible. And it's only one of the invisible problems.


This is what we mean. This is a nightmare, and we all live inside it.

The point is, you have no way of knowing for certain what comes at you each day, and you have no defenses. The link between cause and effect has been effectively broken by two important things: 1) the nano-scale of the deadly poisons, and 2) the time lag between you ingesting an invisible poison and the onset of your misery.

In this way, many people have suffered and died, and those responsible have gotten away with murder. There was no link back to the cause. There was no apology, no reparations, no nothing. We expect that technologies exist to prevent, substitute for, and clean up most of these problems, but we expect they are held in secret.

So you can educate yourself and take some reasonable precautions, but you still have to get out there and live your life. Thus, even when you grasp something of the scale of the nano-assaults, and the scale of the lies we all face every day, the scale of the injustice, and how long they've been working the knobs... when you realize there's really no escaping it, what have you really gained? Nothing except that you have glimpsed the truth, and you see that it is hideous. Hard to believe that represents improvement, but we think it does.


And then you take it one step further. It wasn't Mother Nature or the Angry God who engineered and bio-engineered and experimented and plotted and planned and built and exploded and flew all these things into our environment, and who lied about it and continue to lie every day, who get away with murder. It was people. And what sorts of people make their life's work the creation of poisons and death and destruction and lies? Terrorists, or smart, prestigious people working in world-class facilities, in think tanks, and in the media? What exactly is the distinction? They are one and the same. These people have been around since the beginning and probably they will always be around. It's the experts you have to worry about, the ones in the labs and paneled boardrooms, the ones on teevee, the ones in the military, the ones with special lineage, the ones telling you what to worry about, and defining beauty for you, and defining the enemy for you. And it is the daffy people who listen to them, who take them so seriously, honor them and worship them and encourage you to do the same, that will follow their orders with all sincerity.

We live in a horrifying shit show of the most spectacular proportions. We feel that it is unsustainable, but remarkably, it keeps going. And we suppose we all have to keep going too.

End intermission.


as I walk the hills and by the river
or maybe on a wide city street
lined with cherry trees
I breathe deeply to savor the moment
and in that moment the breath will define what I am to become

I'm fading now, my own end of time
only recalling a single movie line that seems to say it all
the shooter, the jerk
"random son of a bitch"
Poem by Kenny.

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