Sunday, July 22, 2018

Do You Have An Exploitative, Neglectful, and/or Abusive Parent or Guardian?


Do You Have An Exploitative, Neglectful, and/or Abusive Parent or Guardian?
By Angela Smith, HEAL National Coordinator/Co-Founder

I have been a child advocate ever since I can remember.  Many of my school days were spent defending the innocent from unjust bullying.  I have an AA degree in English Literature, a BA degree with a double major of History and Philosophy, and I attended law school for some time.  I've studied art, activism, drama, music, and much more.  I passed the Washington state Educator Skills Test (WEST-B) and spent a brief time teaching in public schools.  I've been organizing and campaigning primarily for teen liberty.  And, I've met thousands of people who have been unjustly institutionalized by exploitative, neglectful, and abusive parents and guardians.  How do you identify such a parent or guardian?

First, we shall examine exploitation of children by parents and/or guardians.  One might argue exploitation comes with neglect and abuse.  Merriam-Webster defines "exploitation" as "an act or instance of exploiting".[1]  When you click on "exploiting" the site takes you to the definition for "exploit" which is defined as a "deed, act; especially: notable or heroic act."  Then, Merriam-Webster provides an example of "exploit" that states, "Once famed as an actor, John Wilkes Booth is now remembered for a single exploit, his assassination of Lincoln."[2]  Now, Dictionary.com defines "exploitation" as "use or utilization, especially for profit", "selfish utilization", and "the combined, often varied, use of public-relations and advertising techniques to promote a person, movie, product, etc."[3]  Exploitation can come in the form of wannabe starlets in West Hollywood, who wishing they had a bigger piggybank, decide to cling on (or is it Klingon) to and exploit legitimate talent like Verne Troyer and Sean Stone.  However, we are focusing on how parents and guardians exploit their children and wards, so, let's continue...

It appears to me that "exploitation" may be too vague a word with too many varying interpretations to be useful in effectively communicating the issues with modern slavery and human trafficking.  Is exploitation murder?  In some instances, according to the example provided by Merriam-Webster.com, the answer is yes.  I don't care to draw a Venn diagram[4] to explain how you can hold varying positions and contain multiple qualities between various sources at this time.  If you do not understand basic logic and reason, please discontinue reading this article.  Now, Merriam-Webster.com defines "slavery" as "drudgery, toil", "submission to a dominating influence", "the state of a person who is a chattel of another", and/or "the practice of slaveholding".[5] 

It is my hope we can all agree that slavery is a form of selfish utilization of others for profit.  Merriam-Webster.com defines "profit" as "a valuable return, gain", the excess of returns over expenditure in a transaction or series of transactions; especially : the excess of the selling price of goods over their cost", "net income usually for a given period of time", "the ratio of profit for a given year to the amount of capital invested or to the value of sales," and/or "the compensation accruing to entrepreneurs for the assumption of risk in business enterprise as distinguished from wages or rent."  So, when examining modern slavery it would be fair to say that the current US economic system itself is the "dominating influence" to which all US citizens have been unfairly subjugated to modern slavery through a debt-based economy in which private bankers at the Federal Reserve manufacture means of trade which they then distribute based on who is the best slave to the system.

Given the state of affairs, many parents feel they are doing their children a service by exploiting them, enslaving them, locking them in private prisons, and preparing them for life in the so-called "real world" by treating them like garbage while trying to make a living selling their children and/or their child's talent.  One example of a victim of this form of exploitation is Gary Coleman.  There are many more.

Personally and professionally, I do not believe in slavery of any kind and I am an abolitionist.  Therefore, I do not indoctrinate my loved ones into the "slavery-lifestyle" and try to save those around me who have been clearly treated like chattel as if they exist solely for the amusement of those higher on the "food chain".  Some may disagree with my position.  And, I think they are evil and stupid to do so.

When you train your child like a horse or a dog through a rewards and consequence system of basic needs and trauma, you are using what modern scientists call "behaviorism" and "behavior modification".  Behavior modification is a euphemism for brainwashing and mind control.  (See Congressional Record Here: http://www.healreport.tv/1974congressbehaviormod.pdf)  So, whether or not you yourself were programmed, doing it to your children is tantamount to the worst form of child abuse.  In addition, you are training your child to be a slave when his/her only reward for a day of "drudgery and toil" is a "gold star" on a poster board or a 5-minute phone call with a disinterested father.  Using violence, deprivation of basic needs, and other inherently disrespectful methods for "training" result in acting out because people don't like being disrespected, abused, and enslaved regardless of their age group.  So, if you treated others (including your children) as you would wish to be treated (assuming you wish to be treated with respect, free from abuse and exploitation), then you might not have to deal with a "struggling teen".

Unfortunately, social services in the United States takes children from loving homes and places them in institutions that farm them out as maid service at hotels, farmhands, construction crews, and more while the institutions (a.k.a. modern slaveholders) take any earnings to cover "program expenses" not covered by the state.  Some parents are stupid and/or evil enough to pay to have their children abducted and taken to a modern slave camp where they are treated as poorly as those coming from more unfortunate backgrounds.  However, the wealthier kids are trained to become overseers of the less fortunate so they can adopt the "Samuel L. Jackson" position from "Django Unchained" instead of being at the bottom of the "food pyramid".  But, they always claim it is "for the child's own good".  And, I think that is complete bullshit.

I personally and professional refuse to participate in such a system to any degree beyond basic necessity.  You may be afraid to join me in fighting to stop modern slavery.  If so, I understand.  However, I agree with Emiliano Zapata who said, "I'd prefer to die standing, than to live always on my knees."  I will not kneel before anyone.  God understands I was tortured and getting on my knees is too painful.  He doesn't want me to suffer.  So, I pray "indian style".  The point of knowing suffering is to learn compassion, if you are compassionate and empathetic, you no longer need suffering. 

I've taught children of all age groups, including pre-school.  All my pre-schoolers were adorable, sweet, curious, and creative.  I found something to love and cherish about each of their budding personalities.  So, I don't think the kids are born assholes.  Maybe a couple have some weird karmic issues, but, overall they start out good and well-meaning.  So, I believe it is the environment not the individual that is primarily responsible for modern "mental illness" and "behavioral health diagnoses".  And, that psychiatric or behavioral labels are simply another tool used by "dominating influence" to force the people into "submission".  If the United States of America is to be a free country, we must turn the Federal Reserve into a public utility and immediately outlaw all forms of behavior modification and slavery regardless of what euphemisms may be used to describe the current state of affairs. 

If your parent or guardian has exploited your labor, abused you, or neglected you, please consider filing a complaint with the Attorney General of your home-state.  You can find reporting resources at http://www.heal-online.org/report.htm.  You may also wish to contact an attorney to see under what laws (contract and tort) you can sue for full compensation for your work and any injuries sustained.  David Taylor v. Provo Canyon School is one case in which you will find a youth sued both his mother and the program for tortious misconduct.  The courts found the parent was 75% liable for all damages because they "knew or should have known" that Provo Canyon School is an abusive facility and it was the parent/guardian's responsibility to protect the child from that abuse.  In failing to do so, the parent was liable for the damages.[6]  Similar court cases can be found against government agencies who have entrusted youth to the care of private, for-profit segregated congregate care facilities (i.e. ranches, farms, The Hershey School, group homes, boarding schools, detention centers, treatment centers, etc.).  Exercise your rights, file complaints, and demand justice!
 



Monday, July 16, 2018

The Court of Public Opinion and the Public Square

The Court of Public Opinion and the Public Square
by Angela Smith, National Coordinator/Co-Founder of HEAL

In order to celebrate the 4th of July, HEAL chose to throw an approximately 10-day "comedy roast" on our Twitter and Youtube accounts.  Our Twitter accounts are at http://www.twitter.com/heal247  and http://www.twitter.com/Got2LoveTheFuzz.  And, our Youtube account is at http://www.youtube.com/HEALwantsTEENliberty.  For this satirical and artistic social media project, we chose to target corruption in politics and the media.  Most everyone took our "roasting" in stride.  However, the @heal247 account was restricted on the 4th of July, amounting to the violation of our first amendment rights.  The @Got2LoveTheFuzz account was restricted on July 6th, 2018.  Since that time, both accounts have remained virtually falsely imprisoned.  And, this is without due process of law, which makes it more than one constitutional liberty infringement.

The legal arguments for the restoration of the HEAL Twitter accounts are many.  First, let us establish that there is a social construct known as the Court of Public Opinion.[1]  There is debate about whether the public should be permitted to share opinions since it may lead to "mob justice" and "revenge".[2]  However, this is the United States of America and it is my understanding that the first amendment protects the rights of all citizens to free speech and expression as well as the right to air grievances in the public square.  So, the Court of Public Opinion is what some may see as a "necessary evil" in a free and democratic society.


The second point I'll make here is regarding social media such as Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, and similar sites amounting to virtual public squares.  A recent article in the Washington Examiner states that Twitter's censorship of accounts may be unconstitutional.[1]  And, that is our primary contention regarding the censorship of our accounts at this time.  However, we did find evidence suggesting that Twitter solely censored as a result of an individual complaint regarding the content of some of our tweets during the "comedy roast".  So, the issue may be more with Twitter's policies regarding handling complaints rather than with any algorithm or blind censorship.  Twitter should accept that, given its partnership with the Library of Congress to store and track all tweets for the public record, it makes it by design a virtual public square.[2]  Twitter's hypocrisy in suing the US Government for violating its first amendment rights[3] while violating those of its users is beyond measure.

It seems to me that if you are of particularly thin skin, you should avoid public interaction.  There are many unpleasant people who say and do unpleasant things as a matter of right because of the nature of freedom.  However, infringing on anyone's right to free speech, no matter how unpopular their belief or expression may be, is itself unconstitutional and a violation of the laws of the United States of America.  Therefore, I would heartily suggest Twitter revise its policies to disallow reporting of tweets for any offense or statement made and simply allow individuals to block (avoid viewing/alerts) from accounts they do not like.  If that does not satisfy the individuals who are offended, advise them they can always choose to leave the platform if they find free speech and expression too difficult to accept.

We can provide the evidence for the basis of every tweet made on our account, including any referencing the Petroleum Club.  And, I have contacted the media through various channels and we have filed a legal complaint regarding this violation.  It is our understanding the offending parties have three weeks to respond.  Stay tuned to see if our accounts are restored and free speech and expression are protected for all Americans.


[The footnotes did not transfer properly to this format.  Sorry for any confusion.]

[1] https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/twitters-censorship-may-be-unconstitutional
[2] https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2010/04/how-tweet-it-is-library-acquires-entire-twitter-archive/
[3] https://www.wired.com/2014/10/twitter-sues-government/




[1] https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=202112715
[2] https://www.wired.com/2013/02/court-of-public-opinion/







Monday, July 9, 2018

Why Hillary Clinton IS NOT a Real Life "Wonder Woman"


Why Hillary Clinton IS NOT a Real Life "Wonder Woman"
by Angela Smith, HEAL National Coordinator/Co-Founder

Like Tabetha Wallace, Hillary Clinton has seriously gone to great lengths to shame victims of sexual assault, exploitation, racism, and modern slavery.  In addition, Hillary Clinton is a liar and protects and associates with known (alleged) pedophiles like Jeffrey Epstein and John Podesta.  Now, Diana Prince (a.k.a. Wonder Woman) opposes sexual assault, exploitation, racism, lies/deception, and modern slavery.  In addition, she protects people from exploitation and opposes the NAZIs.  Clinton's top donors included George Soros, who admits to being a Nazi collaborator. 

If Hillary Clinton is being vague in her comparison of herself to "Wonder Woman" and solely associates with the Amazonian myth of the character, then there may be a grain of honesty in her claims.  But, Wonder Woman left the Amazonian-lifestyle to help men and mankind against brutal tyranny and enslavement of dissenters.  So, again, Hillary Clinton has missed the mark and like Tabetha Wallace proven she is too stupid to understand the subtext of even a children's comic book series.  How could anyone expect her to be qualified to run a country if she can't even understand comic books?

That being said, the Amazonian myth reports: "According to Diodorus, the Amazons under the rule of Queen Myrina, invaded the lands of the Atlantians. Amazons defeated the army of the Atlantian city of Cerne, treated the captives savagely, killed all the men, led into slavery the children and women, and razed the city."[1] In addition, it is reported that the Amazonian myth may have been a fictionalized account of the Scythians.  This is interesting since in "Star Wars" the bad guys with the evil empire are known as "Sith Lords", which may be a hint as to what is at stake in the 2020 election if Hillary Clinton runs and the Democratic National Committee is so stupid or corrupt that they choose to nominate her again.  And, most everyone has seen the George Soros as the Sith Lord meme on Twitter.

I would prefer to defeat the NAZIs and see Hillary Clinton and anyone who still supports her dead, insane, or in jail.  By insane, I mean institutionalized in an asylum because in Greek mythology, a Maenad is a "mad and demented woman" and it seems fitting to lock up such people.  Typically, I would not support institutionalizing anyone.  But, in this case, consider me "Kafkaesque".  I agree with Abraham Lincoln who said, ""Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God, cannot long retain it."[2]  Since Hillary Clinton and her friends (i.e. Tipper Gore) have been promoting the unlawful imprisonment and exploitation of minors in private prisons/labor camps masquerading as treatment centers and boarding schools for over 30 years and expanded the war on drugs and current US prison population, she clearly is someone who prefers war to peace and slavery/prison to constitutional freedoms.  In hopes to give her what she wants, let us wage a war of words and give her a life in prison without parole where she can experience slavery firsthand.  That's the best she deserves.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amazons
[2] Abraham Lincoln, letter to H.L. Pierce, April 6, 1859. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

Friday, July 6, 2018

UNCENSORED: THE ISSUES WITH MODERN SABOTAGE VIA ANONYMOUS CENSORSHIP


UNCENSORED: THE ISSUES WITH MODERN SABOTAGE VIA ANONYMOUS CENSORSHIP
By Angela Smith, HEAL National Coordinator/Co-Founder

We first noticed an issue when our website was hacked and some of the links were changed from legitimate websites to pornographic websites.  Then, we noticed misspellings and changes to names of facilities on the watch-list at http://www.heal-online.org/thelist.htm that were done through unauthorized access.  This happened in the early 2000s. 

Recently, we've noticed some of our videos on http://www.youtube.com/HEALwantsTEENliberty have been edited without our knowledge or consent.  The editing has been done in a way that does not match the script or the original videos that remain saved offline.  Most of the content appears to be the same, but, we have not had a chance to compare every original to every video and some of the originals no longer exist. 

Some of our volunteers have reported not receiving e-mails, not getting their alerts, and similar issues.  Others have reported receiving "spoofed" messages in which the sender appears to be a friend or ally, but, the message is actually fake.  You can check this usually by seeing if the return e-mail address is the same as the one shown in your inbox.  I've personally deleted e-mails that are questionable that appear to be "spoofed" because they often contain one or more viruses.

Beyond this, on July 4th, 2018, we celebrated by having a #FirstAmendmentRevolution on our Twitter account at http://www.twitter.com/heal247.  Twitter arbitrarily put a "temporary restriction" status on our account so we cannot Tweet or access most of the functions of that account at this time.  As a result, we are currently tweeting from a secondary HEAL account at http://www.twitter.com/Got2LoveTheFuzz.  Please follow us on that account for current information and updates.  Both accounts have been experiencing strange phenomenon with people being added to and removed from our following and follower lists.  We have not unfollowed anyone from either account.  We have not blocked any followers on either account.  If you follow us or want to show your support, please go to the above linked account and follow us.

On top of all of this, we've been receiving harassing e-mails and calls.  There have been more death threats to us and people we love (both publicly and privately).  And, the corporate bullshit has grown exponentially with requests to advertise on our site.  Of course, we always decline.

We have filed a complaint with the Washington State Attorney General and hope that our civil liberties will be fully protected and restored as soon as possible.  In the meantime, expect us to become more controversial than you could ever imagine and stay tuned to the #FirstAmendmentRevolution!

Monday, July 2, 2018

Ways of Interpreting Batman

Ways of Interpreting Batman
By Angela Smith, HEAL National Coordinator/Co-Founder

Batman's back story is that he is filthy rich and pissed off because some street "thug" (Joe Chill) robbed and killed his parents, stealing his mother's pearls or breaking the necklace (a symbol of false wisdom), who becomes a "superhero" to avenge the death of his parents.  He fails to realize that his parents contributed to the problem of wealth inequality which led to the desperation of characters like The Joker who are simply trying to survive in the modern jungle.  In continuing in their exploitative business practices, he himself could be considered a "Two-Face" and Batman and Two-Face may be allegorical or represent the reality of both men as balancing good and evil within. 

However, Two-Face started out as a hero and becomes a villain when he realizes the system is too corrupt to be fixed from within.  He chooses to give up and turn to a life of crime since he sees no heroes in the vicinity.  In addition, Batman is a player who seduces women which makes him kind of a whore of sorts.  This is one interpretation and may explain why Two-Face turns to crime in order to mock the supposed "superhero" in the "black mask". 

Beyond this, other "villains" in the Batman series are all victims of exploitation, crime, intellectual property theft (i.e. The Riddler), and various forms of oppression.  Since Batman is trying to make sure they stay in their place and avoid challenging his authority or that of the den of thieves known as the "upper class" in modern society, he himself may be considered a villain and people misread the comic book.

Of course, we also have the Suicide Squad which is obviously a group of people who have been used in human experiments and therefore have a valid reason to challenge the status quo and give a big "fuck you" to those responsible.  Since Wayne Enterprises works on defense contracts, among other things, it is clear that Batman is most likely a symbol of the RAND Corporation.  A symbol that on the outside may seem benign or helpful, but, beneath the facade is actually responsible for the world's suffering.

Now, it gets even worse...  Batman, a supposed womanizing bachelor, adopts a male gymnast named Robin that he continually puts in dangerous situations where his life is threatened.  They have an underground lair (like a dungeon or basement) where they play "dress up" and you can read into that what you like.  But, as far as I understand it, when a single man adopts a gymnast and plays with the kid in a dark cave or basement, it isn't a good thing for anyone involved. 

For these reasons, I tend to root for the "villains" in the Batman series.  And, I have always preferred Superman/Clark Kent.  Superman always does the right thing, helps people for the sake of doing good in the world, and is loyal to the woman he loves.  He is also an honest journalist and protector of all that is good.  So, in a battle between Batman and Superman, I'm for Superman all the way.  And, Superman actually has super powers, unlike Batman who just uses his defense contracts to use the money to build and experiment with weaponized toys for his own personal gain and pleasure. 

That said, I loved "The Dark Knight" and Christian Bale did a great job.  I have no issue with any actor who has taken on the role and believe that good people see the good and sometimes buy propaganda without questioning more.  It is great to like cool gadgets and want a hero to make the streets safer.  But, the streets should be safe for everyone, not just those who can afford a night on the town and are too stupid to dress down when visiting the city at night.  I also think Alfred should have been given an early paid retirement as soon as Bruce was old enough to take care of himself instead of being held captive for companionship for a boy who never grew up and couldn't understand that his parents had it coming.
 
[Note: I love what Kevin Smith did to improve the storyline with Bluntman and Chronic.  Now, that's a dynamic duo I can get behind.]