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Unfortunately, in trying to build a truly Great company in the Network Marketing Industry and striving to have only people of the highest level of integrity in the field representing Max, there have been many left by the side of the road that are, and will continue, to take every opportunity to deride Max. Berkeley exposes true anti-democracy motives and disturbed psychology of "goyim"-hating Diaspora Zionists. I read the lawsuit and have tried several times to contact max international about the change in ingredients. Investors forgetting lessons from Lehman collapse. Jabotinsky insisted that all energies be expended to force the Congress to join the boycott movement.
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For example, he tells a story in an infomercial about "a friend from England" who came to his house and complained of heartburn. He also references a study done on the antidepressant qualities of St.
John's Wort compared to two prescription medications. These studies, the informercials suggest, are identified in the book being advertised for sale, but none of his books provide any such substantiation.
A pair of Associated Press articles by Candice Choi on the infomercials elaborated on the success and problems of the programs. Trudeau's use of the word "cure" is an issue for regulators. Also, bookstores are polled on their decisions to sell or not sell a successful and controversial self-published book.
Trudeau says he adapted techniques used to improve the memory of the blind and the mentally challenged to create Mega Memory and Advanced Mega Memory audio tapes. His promotion of memory-enhancing products was ended by the intervention of the Federal Trade Commission which alleged that the claims made by Trudeau were false and programs involved would not enable users to achieve a " photographic memory ," as the advertising claimed.
Trudeau used research that Dr. Trudeau was selling automobiles at Neponset Lincoln Mercury in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston in when he first met Van Masters. In addition to Natural Cures , Trudeau also hosted an infomercial that features the "Perfect Lift" non-surgical facelift. In , Trudeau began airing another infomercial, for a product called Firmalift, with Leigh Valentine.
His goal was to transform billiards into a "major league" sport with aggressive promotion and the largest purses ever offered. Winners were assured that they would receive their prizes in small installments, but most were never paid.
The Reno fiasco marked the demise not only of IPT, but of professional pool competitions as a whole. As one commentator put it, "The pool hustler wasn't murdered by any single suspect, but the last man holding the knife was Kevin Trudeau.
In connection with his promotional activities he has had a felony conviction and has been an unsuccessful defendant in several Federal Trade Commission FTC lawsuits. In these cases Trudeau signed a consent decree in which he did not plead guilty but did agree to stop making the claims and to pay a fine. Trudeau subsequently began to sell books, which are protected by the First Amendment. Trudeau was convicted of fraud and larceny in the early s.
The larceny he explains as a series of math errors compounded by the "mistake" of a bank official. As for why the bank thought he was a doctor, that was just a simple misunderstanding, because he jokingly referred to himself as a "doctor in memory".
He still can't quite believe he was prosecuted for the larceny charges. Trudeau began working for Nutrition For Life, a multi-level marketing program, in the mids. In , his recruitment practices were cited by the states of Illinois and Michigan , as well as the U. Securities and Exchange Commission. Illinois sued Trudeau and Jules Leib, his partner, accusing them of operating an illegal pyramid scheme. Michigan forbade him from operating in the state. Callahan" was "studying quantum physics.
In July , Trudeau entered into a stipulated preliminary injunction that prohibited him from continuing to make the challenged claims for Coral Calcium Supreme and Biotape. In the summer of , the court found Trudeau in contempt of court for violating the preliminary injunction, because he had sent out a direct mail piece and produced an infomercial making prohibited claims.
The court ordered Trudeau to cease all marketing for coral calcium products. He also agreed to a lifetime ban on promoting products using infomercials, but excluded restrictions to promote his books via infomercials.
District Court for the District of Columbia seeking declaratory and injunctive relief. Trudeau also filed a motion for preliminary injunction, which the court denied. The complaint charged that the FTC had retaliated against him for his criticism of the agency by issuing a press release that falsely characterized and intentionally and deliberately misrepresented the Final Order. The FTC responded with a motion to dismiss the complaint for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12 b 1 , and for failure to state a claim for which relief can be granted under Rule 12 b 6.
The district court granted the FTC's motion to dismiss. First, the court concluded that it lacked subject-matter jurisdiction because the press release was not "a 'final agency action'" under "section of the [Administrative Procedure Act]", 5 U. Second, the court held, "in the alternative, that Trudeau's claims failed to state a viable cause of action as a matter of law.
Trudeau later filed an appeal which was unsuccessful in reversing the court's ruling. The temporary restraining order was replaced by a preliminary injunction. However, Trudeau lost a motion to have the Board send a "corrective letter" to the television stations and subsequently dropped all claims for monetary damages. The case is still in litigation. The FTC filed a contempt of court action against Trudeau and the companies that market The Weight Loss Cure 'They' Don't Want You to Know About , alleging that Trudeau was in contempt of a court order by "deceptively claiming in his infomercials that the book being advertised establishes a weight-loss protocol that is 'easy' to follow.
When consumers buy the book, they find it describes a complex plan that requires intense dieting, daily injections of a prescribed drug that is not easily obtainable, and lifelong dietary restrictions.
On November 19, , Trudeau was found in contempt of the court order for "patently false" claims in his weight loss book. District Court Judge Robert W. Gettleman ruled that Trudeau "clearly misrepresents in his advertisements the difficulty of the diet described in his book, and by doing so, he has misled thousands of consumers. The court denied Trudeau's request to reconsider or stay this ruling on December 11 of the same year.
On February 11, , Trudeau was arrested and appeared in U. District Court before Gettleman for criminal contempt of court after he "asked his supporters to email the federal judge overseeing a pending civil case brought against him by the Federal Trade Commission. That is, no one can touch him," Barrett said.
On November 28, , the U. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission issued warnings to companies selling human chorionic gonadotropin HCG as weight loss products as the claims are unsupported.
In February , the court-appointed receiver announced that a number of Trudeau's known assets, including a home in Ojai, California , would be auctioned, with proceeds to be applied toward unpaid fines and restitutions.
Court officials informed GIN members that the club's business model "likely amounted to an illegal pyramid scheme", and that its relentlessly publicized group of 30 billionaire financial advisors known as the "GIN Council" did not exist. GIN's remaining assets were later auctioned as well. In March , Trudeau was sentenced to 10 years in prison, an "unusually lengthy" term for a contempt conviction. In April , Guzman ordered that royalties payable to Trudeau from continuing sales of his books—now owned by a California company called Free is My Favorite LLC, which purchased the rights from Trudeau—be forwarded to a government-controlled trust and used for fine and restitution payments.
One common criticism by consumer groups is that Trudeau has had no medical training. Trudeau responds that by not having such training, he is not biased toward pharmaceutical companies and the FDA, and that medical doctors "are taught only how to write out prescriptions" for "poisons" and "cut out pieces of a person's anatomy. Trudeau has been criticized for his inability to provide evidence to back up his claims.
Although he recites anecdotes, he has never provided evidence evaluated by licensed medical practitioners. In instances where Trudeau has been asked to provide proof, he has misinterpreted medical studies or cited dubious or fictitious studies. For example, Trudeau cited a nonexistent year research study involving a natural cure for diabetes at the University of Calgary.
In University of Calgary officials announced in a public statement that none of Trudeau's claims about the university's research were true, and that its attorneys had sent Trudeau a "cease and desist" letter, demanding that he stop associating himself with the school. In August , the New York Consumer Protection Board warned consumers that Trudeau has used false claims of endorsements to promote his products, noting that the back cover of Natural Cures includes false endorsements.
Further, the NYCPB states that Trudeau's television advrtisements "give the false impression that Tammy Faye Messner opposes chemotherapy in favor of the 'natural cures' in Trudeau's book. The back cover includes the following quote from Dr.
Herbert Ley , a former commissioner of the U. Food and Drug Administration who died three years before the book was written: What the FDA is doing and what people think it's doing are as different as night and day. Bradford, says that this quote does not constitute a false endorsement of the book by Ley, but rather is merely a statement that is in line with the purpose of the book.
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Sunday, February 09, History Speaks: How the Zionists played both the left and the right to incite the 20th Century wars of annihilation that nearly destroyed the West. I can't guaranty the veracity of each and every one of the following quotes, but notwithstanding a historical fabrication here or there, their totality is a damning portrait of Zionism and organized Jewry's possibly decisive role in inciting both World War I and World War II as a greedy and opportunistic, premeditated means of driving a knife through the heart of Christendom and Western Civilization.
It's also a damning portrait of all of the crass and like-minded money-worshipers, egoists and gangsters of both left and right who would collaborate with Zionist Jewry under this ideology or that, and who would sell their souls, sell out the West, and sell out the human race to Zionism's messianic agenda of doctrinaire Judeo-supremacy by way of permanent revolution and perpetual war. The last dominating race is the German. We, on the other hand, will have this heaven on earth.
The Jews will not hesitate to plunge the whole of Christendom into wars and chaos that the earth should become their inheritance. It does not dare to offend the nations by blood spilling, so it is slowly, but surely grinding out the lives of 6,, Jews. It was our supreme revenge on Christianity.
The German leaders knew nothing, and would not take warning, that is why they lost! The physical war was easily won by England, but it will be followed by a spiritual war between East and West Germany must fulfill her mission, otherwise the European civilization will be ruined. From the days of Spartacus-Weishaupt to those of Karl Marx, and down to Trotsky Russia , Bela Kun Hungary , Rosa Luxembourg Germany , and Emma Goldman United States , this world-wide conspiracy for the overthrow of civilization and for the reconstitution of society on the basis of arrested development, of envious malevolence, and impossible equality, has been steadily growing There is no need to exaggerate the part played in the creation of Bolshevism and in the actual bringing about of the Russian Revolution, by these international and for the most part atheistical Jews, it is certainly a very great one; it probably outweighs all others.
With the notable exception of Lenin, the majority of the leading figures are Jews. Moreover, the principal inspiration and driving power comes from the Jewish leaders Needless to say, the most intense passions of revenge have been excited in the breasts of the Russian people The fact that in many cases Jewish interests and Jewish places of worship are excepted by the Bolsheviks from their universal hostility has tended more and more to associate the Jewish race in Russia with the villainies, which are now being perpetrated.
Winston Churchill, Sunday Illustrated Herald, London, England, February 8, "The German revolution is the achievement of the Jews; the Liberal Democratic parties have a great number of Jews as their leaders, and the Jews play a predominant role in the high government offices.
Therefore it might easily be said that all the newly-rich and war- profiteer, is an ancient of a thousand years The immense majority of the influentials in Austrian Socialism were and are still Jews That is what I oppose - a power that has no country and that can order the young men of all countries out to death. Fourteen million Jews stand together as one man, to declare war against Germany.
The Jewish wholesaler will forsake his firm, the banker his stock exchange, the merchant his commerce and the pauper his pitiful shed in order to join together in a holy war against Hitler's people.
Jabotinsky insisted that all energies be expended to force the Congress to join the boycott movement. Nothing less than a 'merciless fight' would be acceptable, cried Jabotinsky. We [Jews] must destroy, destroy, destroy them, not only with the boycott, but politically, supporting all existing forces against them to isolate Germany from the civilized world It is not sufficient that you should buy no goods made in Germany.
You must refuse to deal with any merchant or shopkeeper who sells any German-made goods or who patronises German ships or shipping There are reasons for the assumption that our share in this fight is of general importance. We shall start a spiritual and material war of the whole world against Germany.
Germany is striving to become once again a great nation, and to recover her lost territories as well as her colonies. But our Jewish interests call for the complete destruction of Germany The Jews owned the largest and most important Berlin newspapers, and made great inroads on the educational system.
The goal of Judaism of today is: We demand a complete blockade of trade, the importation of raw materials stopped, and retaliation towards every German, woman and child. A will be formed to bring the German and Italian economic systems to their knees. Israel has been attacked. Let us, therefore, defend Israel! Against the awakened Germany, we put an awakened Israel.
And the world will defend us. November "The millions of Jews who live in America, England and France, North and South Africa, and, not to forget those in Palestine, are determined to bring the war of annihilation against Germany to its final end. We wish to do so in a way entirely consonant with the general scheme of British action, and therefore would place ourselves, in matters big and small, under the co-ordinating direction of His Majesty's Government.
The Jewish Agency is ready to enter into immediate arrangements for utilizing Jewish manpower, technical ability, resources, etc. Few papers will risk any attack on the Jews, however well-founded, for fear of appearing even distantly anti-Semitic. Twenty-five percent of the inhabitants of New York are Jews. During the Great War we bought off this huge American Jewish public by the promise of the Jewish National Home in Palestine, held by Ludendorff to be the master stroke of Allied propaganda as it enabled us not only to appeal to Jews in America but to Jews in Germany as well.
Stronger than all fronts together is our front, that of Jewry. We are not only giving this war our financial support on which the entire war production is based. We are not only providing our full propaganda power which is the moral energy that keeps this war going. The guarantee of victory is predominantly based on weakening the enemy forces, on destroying them in their own country, within the resistance.
And we are the Trojan Horses in the enemy's fortress. Thousands of Jews living in Europe constitute the principal factor in the destruction of our enemy. There, our front is a fact and the most valuable aid for victory. The Soviet State Publishing House is preparing the publication of another "Black Book," a documentary record of the German massacre of approximately six million European Jews. According to the Soviet editors, the Germans killed between five and six million Russian, Polish and Western European Jews, and an additional half million are being murdered in Hungary now.
The war time Premier Winston Churchill said he thought the problem of a National Jewish Home in Palestine was too big to be handled by one single nation alone. I said at once, "The Unnecessary War. And Germany gave them refuge. And they were treated very nicely. And here they sold Germany down the river for no reason at all other than they wanted Palestine as a so-called "Jewish commonwealth.
There was no sentiment against those people merely on account of their religious belief. It was all political.
It was anything but religious When Germany realized that the Jews were responsible for her defeat, they naturally resented it. But not a hair on the head of any Jew was harmed. Posted by Chris Moore at 3: Introduction by Chris Moore -- This is an interesting discussion vis-a-vis The new anti-Semitism, and the campaign to silence American critics of Israel by Jeff Warner and Dick Platkin on the Mondoweiss blog regarding the authors' claim that Jewish students and faculty were once victims of real anti-Semitism on American campuses from the early 20th Century through the early s in the form of admission quotas, glass ceilings on high academic and administrative positions, and discriminatory practices by fraternities and sororities.
The discussion took place in the Comments section of the blog. I found it interesting because I too was skeptical of the veracity of this particular claim, and suspect it's just another of those mythical Jewish victim shtick narratives that gets handed down over generations, exaggerated a little bit more each time it's handed off kind of like what became known fist as the Holocaust and then to distinguish the Jewish angle even further, the Shoah I've long wondered if it wasn't an anti-Catholic, Zionist strain of Protestantism perhaps in conjunction with self-evidently Catholic-hating Zionist Jews who forever declare that "Hitler was a Catholic!
Kennedy, in part because he was not on board the exaggerated "evil Germany" and "evil Western Civilization" Zionist-Marxist-Imperialist victim-shtick narrative, and in fact in the wake of WWII expressed tremendous compassion for the German people, and was highly critical of Russian and British looting, pillaging and raping, and even somewhat critical of U.
No doubt the warped, vengeance-seeking, Zionist strain of Protestantism always held that against him.
Here's part of the Comments section discussion that emphasizes this Zionist anti-Catholicism in particular: August 26, at 1: Just a ridiculous statement. In fact, there were no real quotas affecting Jewish students during these years— there were attempts at lots of elite universities to make them more nationally focused universities, by taking students from the other 40 states of the union, not huddled around the Northeast corridor.
That is, there was positive discrimination for kids from the states that people in the Northeast have always hated Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, etc , and as a result, many Jews living in the Northeast complained that this was pro-Christian discrimination or anti-Jewish discrimination in the same way that whites currently complain about affirmative action.
More recently there is a fervent anti-Muslim fervor among lots of atheists and Jewish profs at elite universities— the same type of people that are anti-Catholic are often equally anti-Muslim. August 26, at 4: And I do not know why the authors rolled that old dog out in their essay.
Either they have an interest in keeping the untrue meme alive or they have been brainwashed to believe it and keep on repeating it.