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Don’t Be Roast ‘Pigeon’ for a Crime Gang!

Written and published on 28 September 2020, by Alice B. Clagett

Image: “The Conjurer,” by Workshop of Hieronymus Bosch, between 1496 and 1520, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hieronymus_Bosch_051.jpg … public domain

Image: “The Conjurer,” by Workshop of Hieronymus Bosch, between 1496 and 1520, in Wikimedia Commons … https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hieronymus_Bosch_051.jpg … public domain

Dear Ones,

Here is a law enforcement ‘what if’ for grassroots neighborhood watch nationwide, and also for law enforcement in our towns and cities …

Let’s say a crime gang … such as one of the United States ‘mobs’ or mafias, or a street gang, or an outlaw gang, or a flimflam group of confidence men … were to be in the habit of cultivating patsies (fat ‘pigeons’ they could pluck).

You may have heard of ‘keeping double books’? This next move is a little like that, but instead they might keep ‘double organizations’.

Here would be the move: They might put up a socially suave ‘yuppie’ front, named ‘such-and-such’. This would be a respect-worthy non-profit organization, a 501(c), and lure the mark into the front organization.

At the same time they might put up a ‘back’ corporation by the same name. The advantage of the ‘back’ corporation might be that it would be harder to track who has the money. For instance, the members of the ‘back’ organization, might be corporate entities rather than people, and so the ‘back’ corporation might represent a tax ‘maze’ for the IRS. Thus it might be a money laundering vehicle, I feel. The idea might be to grab some of the mark’s money as a ‘donation’ to a nonprofit, then launder it through the ‘shell’ corporations which operate a little like the famous flimflam ‘shell games’. That way they might avoid taxation by the IRS.

Then the crime gang spends time gaining the confidence of their ‘pigeon’.

Let’s say the gang has a favored ‘take-down’, that has been working like clockwork for years. For instance, they might have on tap …

  • a consigliere (a mob lawyer),
  • a medical doctor, a medical therapist ‘angel of death’, a psychiatrist and a psychologist,
  • and a law enforcement officer,
  • all working under a mob boss posing as or having ‘under his finger’ a financial advisor.

The MO might be to first to capture the pigeon’s finances through the financial adviser, then misdiagnose the pigeon with a terminal physical illness or a mental illness, then when the pigeon is in a health care facility, to send in the medical therapist ‘angel of death’ for the kill.

Put yourself in the shoes of the ‘pigeon’: A take-down has just been attempted. By God’s grace (and His alone) you have escaped unscathed. The mob has your number, and they know you know their game.

What will they do, you wonder? They will pursue you and kill you, so as to prevent knowledge of their crime gang and their MO from leaking out to law enforcement and the AARP Bulletin’s crime prevention column. They will do what it takes to silence you for good.

Recognizing the deck is stacked and the odds are not in your favor, you the ‘pigeon’ make a run for it back to your home town.

But they know where you live! Through their carefully picked false authorities, and through weight of numbers and collusionary agreement amongst themselves, they present a fraudulent report to your local law enforcement agency to the effect that you have committed the very crimes that are the bread-and-butter of their own crime gang.

An example might be like this: The mob consigliere or his local law enforcement ‘bird in the hand’ tips your local law enforcement precinct that you are a drug trafficker with a drug habit and a street walker.

So your local law enforcement, at considerable expense, stakes out your home to discern your activities. Weeks go by. Your own precinct figures it must have gotten a false lead, and puts a mental question mark by the name of the consigliere or sheriff who provided the false lead.

But they still have a question mark by your own name. So when you go down to your precinct to explain about the crime gang, and offer what you can in the way of names and photos, they decline to accept what you have to offer.

Let’s say your precinct suggests you the ‘pigeon’ go to the FBI. That would make sense for a multi-state crime gang. Our local law enforcement agencies, I feel, are set up to preserve law and order in our local communities, not fight crime nationwide.

I note that the FBI has an online form to report crime tips. Let’s say you go online and make a lengthy report about the crime family … names and addresses, photos, whatever you may have.

Weeks go by. You begin to wonder … Maybe the FBI is swamped with crime reports. Maybe they are understaffed, and can only work on the most ‘in your face’ instances of crime nationwide. Or maybe they just do not believe you. Let’s say … whatever the cause … you the ‘pigeon on the run’ do not hear back from the FBI. And you notice there is no way to contact them personally about it, what with COVID and all.

The crime gang is still hot on the tail of you, their mark who escaped the take-down. You have exhausted the usual crime prevention resources. What to do?

To preserve one’s own life is, I feel, a noteworthy accomplishment when the odds are this stacked. Here is my suggestion: Why not ‘Yelp’ what you have? Put it online, send copies to family, friends, and your Neighborhood Watch, and to any interested lawyers, free of charge. Make sure the crime family knows you have broadcast this information.

The more people who know what you know, the less important it will be to the crime family to end your life.

It seems to me possible that the low-down on crime gangs nationwide is at hand, and just under our noses. We the people of the United States can help mitigate the damage done by crime gangs in America.

Even if our local law enforcement’s hands are tied, even if the FBI does not respond to our plea, we can act on our own behalf, and for the sake of crime prevention in our local communities.

The means at hand, I feel, is grassroots communication. After all, knowledge is power. The pen is mightier than the sword. Let us take up our handhelds and provide that knowledge of the nefarious endeavors of crime mobs to everyone with an ear to hear it.

God bless each of you with courage to soldier on in these stressful times. May we stand together, in communities large and small, against crime and for peaceful, prosperous endeavor.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

See also my blog categories: Confidence games  …  Crime families – cults that kill – outlaw gangs – street gangs  …  False authority  …  Murder  …  Secret service  …  Take-down …  and …  Taxes

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Counterfeit Laundering – Safe Deposit Box Substitution Gambit . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 2 February 2020; published on 16 August 2020
Location: Los Angeles, California

  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Dear ones, there is an edited Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

I thought I would tell you about a scary astral story that went by the window of my imagination some years ago. I was vacationing, and not here in Los Angeles. I had a funny feeling that something awful might happen … like a premonition of disaster … but I did not know what.

I figured it was not really going to happen, but to be on the safe side, it might be good to put some money in a safe deposit box. I found out since then that putting money in a safe deposit box is a very bad idea; it is not a very safe thing to do.

But back then I thought, you know: I will put a little money into a safe deposit box, and leave it there in case the worst happens; and at least I will have a little cash.

Quite some amount of time went by. I was getting near the end of my vacation; and I had an astral dream. I dreamt that a police officer who was crooked wanted to send me to jail for potentially interfering with a drug operation in that town.

I do not know that there are drug operations in that town; in fact, I do not think there are. Maybe it was in a different town, and I just received the dream about it, but it was happening elsewhere. That is frequently the case.

But so anyway, the dream kind of terrified me, because in the dream, this police officer went to my bank … you know, dreams often convert the national news to a person’s own sphere of endeavors  … and took the money out of my safe deposit box, and substituted marked counterfeit bills.

And so I had had another premonition. So I went back to the bank, and took the money out of the safe deposit box, and gave it back to the bank just there and then. So the money never left the bank, and they credited it to my account.

So if the money was counterfeit … it seems unlikely; I was probably pegging on somebody else’s scary astral story … But let’s say the money was counterfeited, then I guess the bank bore the brunt of it.

I do not know what a bank would do, in a situation like that. That would be a tough one, because it would be stuck with however much in counterfeit bills that were basically the responsibility of a police officer who was laundering counterfeit money for the drug operation that he was supposed to be preventing there in that town.

Apocryphal though this story may be, I feel we should look out for situations like that all across America, as times are tough, and people are resorting to all kinds of things to make ends meet. That is my thought.

The takeaway is: Let the banks be careful as to what is happening. Maybe they could develop guidelines prior to something like that happening, to make sure that they do not get stuck holding the bag.

All right, you all, I know this is a weird one. You all take care, and welcome to February 2020. It is looking to be a really wonderful year in terms of Soul clearing.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drug Lord Demon . animated gif by Alice B. Clagett

Drawn on 19 November 2019; published on 1 December 2019

  • DRUG LORD DEMON: ANIMATED GIF
  • DRUG LORD DEMON: IMAGES IN THE ANIMATED GIF
  • MORE INFORMATION

Dear Ones,

DRUG LORD DEMON: ANIMATED GIF

Here is an animated gif I drew, entitled “Drug Lord” …

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Animated Gif: “Drug Lord,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon that shimmers in dark colors; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. . The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Animated Gif: “Drug Lord,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon that shimmers in dark colors; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. . The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

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DRUG LORD DEMON: IMAGES IN THE ANIMATED GIF

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 1,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a white cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13):: Drawing: “Drug Lord 1,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a white cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 2,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a grey cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. . The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 2,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a grey cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 3,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing an asparagus green cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. . The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 3,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing an asparagus green cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 4,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a black cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. . The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 4,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a black cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 5,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a dark magenta cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. . The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 5,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a dark magenta cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 6,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a dark brown cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. . The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

ADULTS ONLY (PG-13): Drawing: “Drug Lord 6,” by Alice B. Clagett, 19 November 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

DESCRIPTION: A man with magenta hair and beard, and a purple cape stands facing forward, with an expression of dismay on his face. Behind him is a big demon wearing a dark brown cape; above the demon’s head is a cloud labeled ‘Drug Lord Demon’. The man is saying: “Oh Lord, Lemme have sex, lemme have sex wit’ you.”

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In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

The Drug Lord Demon 5 drawing in the Animated Gif is featured in Link: “Tiny Anthologies: Demons, Devils and Ghosts,” ADULTS ONLY drawings and collages by Alice B. Clagett, Published on 3 August 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-jnZ ..

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Link: “Catastrophic Childhood Experiences: Witchy Woman Hater,” published on 12 August 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-jt6 ..

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Doppelganger Dupe: A Halloween Tale . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 8 October 2019

  • URBAN LEGEND: PRESIDENT REPLACED BY ‘DOPPELGANGER DUPE’ OR STAND-IN ACTOR

Dear Ones,

Here is a truly odd astral story, and somehow fitting for the approaching Halloween season: Crime families, as the astral story goes, are hiring actors and actresses and training them to mimic their marks so as to walk into the roles of marks that have been ‘snuffed out’.

In the realm of the very weird, these ‘movie doubles’ or ‘mimics’ are purportedly taking over the jobs of corporate heads ‘offed’ by drone warfare and people important to the government of countries.

URBAN LEGEND: PRESIDENT REPLACED BY ‘DOPPELGANGER DUPE’ OR STAND-IN ACTOR

Along those lines I heard an astral story a few years back that a president of our country was invited to a secluded resort at the beginning of his term in office. In the evening he was offered a liqueur with a lethal drug in it. His lifeless body, roped onto an oak schoolteacher’s chair, was secluded in an underground storm drain that lay beneath a busy city street. The next day his look-alike stepped into his presidential role, and no one was the wiser.

Astral stories like this no doubt are pure stuff and nonsense. But somehow that story struck a nerve in me. Had I had the guts back then, I might have gone spelunking in the underground storm drains of the Greater Los Angeles area, just to make sure nothing like that had happened in our beautiful city. Lord know, I opined, what we might find in the storm drains of Los Angeles.  However, then as today, I lacked the guts for that kind of spooky adventure.

On the good side, I am pretty sure that the highest levels of corporate and government security are right up there in terms of knowing whether their important people are true blue or imposters. No doubt their security techniques are first rate.

Were the astral rumors of ‘doppelganger dupes’ to have any basis in fact, the greatest trouble might be had by those of us who are not up to speed on mimicry, as may be the case with potential marks for confidence games and elder scams.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

For more on this topic, search my blog for the term: mimicry

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Cybercrime Hackware – Stalkware: Car Infotainment Systems Gone Rogue ? by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 25 July 2019

Dear Ones,

Some while ago, I had the strangest intuition regarding car infotainment and GPS systems; on the psychic plane, I heard there is backend hackware or stalkware installed that allows the cyber criminal purchaser to track the location of any car, globally, through GPS. The systems that came up in the clair chatter were auto Bluetooth, Pandora, and GPS systems (OEM, rather than after-market).

I heard also, on the clair plane, that the Secret Service … would this be United States Secret Service, such as the FBI, the CIA, or Homeland Security; or would it be a foreign Secret Service? … had intended to use this equipment to track and apprehend drug traffickers,  to compensate for a dwindling budget and reduced staffing, but that it had gone rogue through double dealings by a United States expatriate entrepreneur who designed the hackware or stalkware, and who was later expelled from the country he removed to (possibly Japan?).

Sometimes clair chatter has some truth to it, and sometimes it is just Hollywood fiction. Are there any facts out there regarding this astral rumor? Have there been any legal actions filed, for instance?

If there is any truth in the clair chat, then it would be important to find a way to disconnect these devices from our cars, to prevent our being tracked and subjected to crimes of convenience by drug dealers, Mafia sorts and street gangs, I feel.

I wonder if there are savvy auto mechanics out there who could provide this niche market service for car technophobes?

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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The Stalker: Encounter with a Multiple Personality? . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 9 July 2019
Previously titled: Encounter with a Multiple Personality?

  • INTRODUCTION
    • The Theory of Multiple Personality Disorder
    • The Theory That Some People Are Leading a Double Life
      • The Idea That the Man Is Selling Drugs to Children
  • THE MAN WITH TWO PERSONALITIES
    • The Mean Hombre at In-and-Out Burger in Moorpark
    • The Laid-Back Electric Bike Rider in Venice Beach
  • COULD WEARING A RAM’S HEAD WHILE HAVING SEX CAUSE DOUBLE PERSONALITY?
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Dear Ones,

INTRODUCTION

I ran into a case, recently, of a man with two very opposite personalities and ways of dressing. I will be describing these personalities in the current blog. This man is different from the man described in ,,,

Link: “Multiple Personality Disorder,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 29 May 2018; revised on 23 February 2019 and on 25 April 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-9cQ

The Theory of Multiple Personality Disorder

The man described in the current blog had only two personas, whereas the man described in the “Multiple Personality Disorder” blog had three personas. These two men may know each other, and it is possible that the man described below is being obsessed by the triple personality in the “Multiple Personality Disorder” blog. This last is but an item of conjecture.

The Theory That Some People Are Leading a Double Life

It might also be that these men are consciously using different ways of dressing and behaving because they are leading double lives.

The Idea That the Man Is Selling Drugs to Children. For instance, one of the people I have spoken with about it thought the man described below might be selling drugs to children or otherwise misbehaving.

Sales of drugs to minors is an issue we are looking to prevent through Neighborhood Watch here in my neighborhood, and that might account for the high alarm in the emotional affect around prior astral stories I overheard regarding the man I saw on the physical plane recently, as described below.

THE MAN WITH TWO PERSONALITIES

Here is the story of the multiple personality with two personalities. He is a man I had met several times a long time ago, so I recognized him. This man is a Caucasian in his mid-forties, with regular features generally considered good looking, and of  average weight for that age.I had known him as a kindly, upstanding person, as in the second persona described below …

The Mean Hombre at In-and-Out Burger in Moorpark

The first time I ran into this man in recent years was the afternoon of Saturday, 15 June 2019.  He was waiting for an order at an In-N-Out Burger in Moorpark, California.

The man was wearing a shirt and jeans with no fabric to spare, His hair was in a buzz cut with a topknot, like the samurai haircut now in fad, but without the beard …

Link: “Long Top Undercut” … https://www.menshairstylestoday.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Long-Top-Undercut.jpg ..

As he turned away from the counter and toward me, I saw a look of utter hatred on his face; yet his eyes were not focused upon me. It was nothing personal, I felt. Rather, he had a sort of zombie look, almost as if he were enspelled … as if voodoo had been done on him. I had the sudden, fleeting thought that here was a man who had lost his Soul, and who was somehow obsessed by a feeling of hatred. It was a striking encounter.

The Laid-Back Electric Bike Rider in Venice Beach

The other encounter took place one week later, the afternoon of Saturday, 22 June 2019. In that instance, I saw the man walking a beach rental bicycle at a crosswalk near the Venice Beach boardwalk, about 40 miles from Moorpark. It was at the intersection of Windward Avenue and Pacific Avenue, catercorner across from the restaurant Mao’s Kitchen.

This time the man wore loose casual clothes: a light brown T-shirt and jeans. He had a few days’ growth of beard, and he wore a medium brown, medium length man’s toupee, which was a little lopsided on his head. He acted as if he were lost and confused … ‘out of it’, as they say. Again that day, It looked as if his eyes were not in focus.

That was a few weeks ago, and I have been wondering about it ever since, especially since I had met him some years ago, in a different context.

COULD WEARING A RAM’S HEAD WHILE HAVING SEX CAUSE DOUBLE PERSONALITY?

A few days ago I had a flash of intuition. Of course, one can never tell about intuition; and in this instance the hunch was downright weird …

I thought, maybe this person has been wearing a ram’s head as part of one of those witchcraft or black magic cults?

It occurred to me that wearing a head costume of a ram’s head might divide the energies of the hemispheres of the brain, so that the two parts of the brain might not be able to talk to each other anymore? Could it be that the left side of the brain might not know what the right side of the brain is doing? That there might be lack of unified mind, as if the corpus callosum, the bridge between the hemispheres of the brain, had ceased to function?

Could it possibly be that wearing a ram’s head, or maybe a Satan head with horns, might, over time, lead to multiple personality? … the famed Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde effect …

Link: “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strange_Case_of_Dr_Jekyll_and_Mr_Hyde ..

Here is the image I imagined in that in a flash of intuition …

Image: “Wearing Satan Head May Divide Mental Energy, Making Unified Brain Impossible,” by Alice B. Clagett, 9 July 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com … CREDIT: Adapted from “Ram Clipart” … http://www.clipartpal.com/clipart_pd/animal/sheep/ram_10476.html … “This Public Domain image is available for personal and commercial projects.”

Image: “Wearing Satan Head May Divide Mental Energy, Making Unified Brain Impossible,” by Alice B. Clagett, 9 July 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0, from “Awakening with Planet Earth,” https://awakeningwithplanetearth.com

CREDIT: Adapted from “Ram Clipart” … http://www.clipartpal.com/clipart_pd/animal/sheep/ram_10476.html … “This Public Domain image is available for personal and commercial projects.”

I would be the first to admit this is a pretty wild theory.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Link: “Catastrophic Childhood Experiences: Dank,” published on 14 August 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-jx4 ..

Link: “Compendium: Ensoulment, Soullessness, and Soul Evolution,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 28 August 2018; revised on 4 October 2018 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-a4p ..

Link: “Hellworld Scenes versus Personal Empowerment,” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 4 April 2018 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-8xd … See the section: GHOSTS OF PEOPLE WHO SUICIDE ON DRUGS

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New HIV / AIDS Statistics from Truvada . by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 25 February 2019; updated on 25 April 2020
Statistics below are from 2015 unless otherwise indicated.

  • UNITED STATES: STATES WITH HIGHEST HIV INCIDENCE
  • GREATER INCIDENCE OF HIV IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES
  • STATISTICS FOR RECIPIENTS OF RECTAL SEX
  • STATISTICS FOR MEN HAVING SEX WITH MEN, AND THE ISSUE OF SECRET MALE BISEXUALITY
    • Impact of Secret Bisexuality on Life Expectancy of Wives and Children
  • THE GREATER HIV INCIDENCE AMONGST HISPANICS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS
  • THE VERY HIGH TRANSGENDER HIV STATISTICS
  • DIAGNOSED HIV INCIDENCE VERY DIFFERENT FOR MEN AND WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES
  • CRITICAL IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN, AS WELL AS MEN, TESTING FOR HIV ANNUALLY
  • HOW TO GET AN HIV TEST
  • THE DANGER OF YOUNG CHILDREN CONTRACTING HIV
    • Is the Drug Trade Targeting Young Children?
    • Are Youth Contracting HIV from Drug Peddlers?
    • Likelihood of ‘Blooms’ of HIV amongst Youth in Communities Nationwide
    • Increase in After-School Petty Crime May Forewarn of Youth HIV ‘Blooms’
  • LIFE EXPECTANCY FOR CHILDREN WHO HAVE HIV
  • HOMELESS AND OUT-OF-WORK CITIZENS AS A MANPOWER RESOURCE FOR TOWNS HARD HIT BY THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF NURTURING HIV POSITIVE NEWBORNS
  • 300-YEAR PROJECTION WITH REGARD TO MINIMUM VIABLE HUMAN POPULATION
  • THE OUTLOOK FOR HUMANKIND
  • MORE INFORMATION

Dear Ones,

Those of you who have been reading my Community Health blogs on the global HIV-AIDS pandemic may know that I have felt for some time now that HIV-AIDS incidence in the United States has been underreported, partly because of the AIDS stigma, and partly because of insufficient testing in the United States, including testing of men, women and children, regardless of their perceived sexual orientation; or, in the case of young children, of their perceived degree of sexual activity.

I have come across new statistics from Truvada on the HIV-AIDS pandemic in the United States. According to Truvada, currently 1 in 100 Americans are likely to be diagnosed HIV-positive in their lifetime …

Link: “Truvada” … https://www.truvadahcp.com/retrospective-impact-analysis ..

That page is full of information and very long. I see Truvada’s source for this information is …

Link: “2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections,” by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published 2016, accessed 8 June 2017 … https://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/newsroom/2016/croi-2016.html ..

UNITED STATES: STATES WITH HIGHEST HIV INCIDENCE

According to the Truvada website, the statistics vary greatly from state to state, here in America. For instance, in Washington, DC, the lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis is 1 in every 13 people. In Maryland, the risk is 1 in 49. Other states with risk ranging from 1 in 51 to 1 in 97 (which is to say, among the highest in the nation) are Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, New York, Texas, New Jersey, Mississippi, South Carolina, North Carolina, Delaware, and Alabama (the first listed being the states with higher incidence).

States with risk ranging from 1 in 402 to 1 in 670 (which is to say, among the lowest in the nation) are South Dakota, New Hampshire, Wyoming, Vermont, Idaho, Montana, and North Dakota (the last listed being the states with lower incidence).

GREATER INCIDENCE OF HIV IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES

Here is a map from the Centers for Disease Control CDC), using 2018 data, indicating that the Southern states, together with Nevada, New York, and Maryland have the highest rates of HIV diagnosis annually … https://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/maps.html … Among southern states, I see that Alabama has a little lower than the highest category of rates.

I note as well that many of these states have voted not to offer expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act …

Link: “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion by state,” by Kurykh, 19 September 2013, in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicaid#/media/File:ACA_Medicaid_expansion_by_state.svg ..

That might affect availability of healthcare for HIV and AIDS in some low per capita income Southern areas. It looks like the Centers for Disease Control have recognized the need for more HIV and AIDS health resources to be dedicated to the South, and have begun providing these …

Link: “HIV Prevention in the South: Aligning CDC’s Funding with Current HIV Trends” (2010 and 2015 data) https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/pdf/policies/cdc-hiv-south-graphic.pdf ..

STATISTICS FOR RECIPIENTS OF RECTAL SEX

According to the Truvada statistics, among men who have sex with men, receptive rectal sex partners are at high risk of contracting HIV … 13 times more so than are insertive partners.

Truvada does not have statistics on this, but I feel the risk may be just as high (and for similar biological reasons) for women who are receptive rectal sex partners. For more on this, from an energetic and intuitive point of view, search my site for the word: rectal

STATISTICS FOR MEN HAVING SEX WITH MEN, AND THE ISSUE OF SECRET MALE BISEXUALITY

Again according to the Truvada statistics, the risk of HIV infection is 83 times greater amongst men having sex with men, than it is amongst heterosexual men. This brings up the question how many men are bisexual, passing for heterosexual? As an intuitive, I feel this number to be a good deal higher than the socially accepted notion.

For a married bisexual man, passing as purely heterosexual for the sake of social convention, I feel the likelihood of HIV infection might be close to that for purely homosexual men.

Impact of Secret Bisexuality on Life Expectancy of Wives and Children

As well, I feel the likelihood would be high that a secretly bisexual man might not share a positive HIV status with his wife. The results of this secrecy would be decreased life expectancy for the wife, due to her ignorance of the need for antiretroviral treatment (ART), and the risk of the wife passing on HIV to her newborns, and to her older children, through bodily fluids contact (due to her ignorance of the need to take precautions).

THE GREATER HIV INCIDENCE AMONGST HISPANICS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS

The greater Truvada-reported incidence of HIV infection amongst MSM Hispanics and African Americans may have to do with socioeconomic status and affordability of condoms; this is just an intuitive thought … I have no way to back it up factually.

THE VERY HIGH TRANSGENDER HIV STATISTICS

According to the Truvada statistics, of the 1.4 million transgender Americans, about 1 in 5 are HIV positive. Truvada estimates the risk that a transgender woman will have HIV is 34 times more than that for adults who identify with their birth sex.

Intuitively speaking, this may have to do with a greater proportion of transgender Americans being polyamorous, or maybe being employed as sex workers? For instance, in Wikipedia I read that about 13 percent of transgender women have participated in the sex trade …

Link: “Transgender sex worker,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transgender_sex_worker ..

… compared to 1 percent of American women overall …

Link: “How Many Prostitutes Are in the United States and the Rest of the World? (General Reference: not clearly pro or con)” in ProCon.org, 11 January 2018 … https://prostitution.procon.org/questions/how-many-prostitutes-are-in-the-united-states-and-the-rest-of-the-world/ ..

My thought on that is, it could be that the greater the number of sexual partners, either through polyamory or through sex work, the greater the likelihood of contracting an STD, including an increased likelihood of contracting HIV. This is just a thought; I do not have the statistics on it.

DIAGNOSED HIV INCIDENCE VERY DIFFERENT FOR MEN AND WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES

Again according to Truvada, the risk of men being diagnosed as HIV positive is more than three times greater than that for women. I believe this may be because men are more aware of the need to test, and if they test positive, are unwilling to let their wives know that, because of the social stigma.

CRITICAL IMPORTANCE OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN, AS WELL AS MEN, TESTING FOR HIV ANNUALLY

I cannot overemphasize the importance of everyone in America testing annually, provided they have not yet been diagnosed HIV-positive. This includes women and children as well.

HOW TO GET AN HIV TEST

A while ago I read that, here in California, physicians were required to report social security numbers of AIDS patients to Sacramento, the reason for this being that documentation of the social security numbers would prevent duplicate reporting and consequent false inflation of the AIDS statistics here. Whether this also applies to positive HIV results here in California, I do not know. And no doubt, required documentation on the progress of the pandemic varies state by state.

Intuitively, I feel that the thought of being reported to Sacramento may cause people to avoid testing. They may feel, possibly because of the earlier social stigma of AIDS, that something just awful might happen to them if Sacramento finds out. Maybe their friends and neighbors will find out. Maybe they will lose their jobs because of it. Maybe they will not be welcome at church anymore. Maybe their children will be expelled from school because of it.

These kinds of fears may needlessly prevent Americans from testing for HIV, here in California, even though Medicaid and Medicare provide for annual HIV and AIDS tests: People may delay in testing, through concern that positive results here in California might be reported to Sacramento, and that they might be subject to community disparagement because of test results.

For those concerned about the social stigma of a positive HIV diagnosis, it is good to know that the large drug stores such as Rite-Aid, Walgreens, and CVS carry HIV diagnosis kits on the shelves near their pharmacies.

My understanding is that the saliva test available from the large drug stores is about 90% accurate, provided the test is done a month or more after sexual contact. Ninety percent is not such a good rate of accuracy, but the advantage, for those concerned about the AIDS stigma, is that if you pay cash for the kit at a pharmacy where no one knows you, then no one will know you took the test, and no one will know your diagnosis. And also, you will know the test results immediately.

There is another test available at some of the large pharmacies … a blood test for HIV. My understanding is that this type of test is about 98% accurate, for those who wait a month after sexual contact before testing. That is a pretty good rate of accuracy, but as I understand it, the blood sample must be sent out to a lab, which means that the lab will know the results of your test. Further, it will take time to get the test results back from the lab.

It is also possible, in some cases, to go to a Family Urgent Care clinic and pay cash for an on-the-spot HIV blood test. This would be a good alternative, I feel, for those in communities with Family Urgent Care clinics so equipped, and for whom time and accuracy are of the essence.

Once a person tests HIV positive, then the thing to do, I feel, would be to ask their physician about available antiretroviral treatments (ART). According to what I have read, ART is very helpful in delaying the occasional outbreaks of AIDS sickness that occur amongst those Americans with the virus. I have also read that Medicaid and Medicare insurance will cover medical treatment.

THE DANGER OF YOUNG CHILDREN CONTRACTING HIV

Is the Drug Trade Targeting Young Children?

Intuitively, from the clair plane, I feel that the drug trade is now targeting preschool children, with 8-year-old children as drug peddlers. Young children have insufficient money to purchase drugs, once addicted, may turn to petty theft from cars and homes to pay for continued drug use.

Are Youth Contracting HIV from Drug Peddlers?

Pertinent to the global HIV pandemic, and again, intuitively speaking, it seems to me that adult drug peddlers sometimes may offer drugs to young children in exchange for sex. Adult drug peddlers are higher risk for HIV and AIDS; thus the danger exists of young children getting HIV because of drug addiction.

Likelihood of ‘Blooms’ of HIV amongst Youth in Communities Nationwide

Because of permissive sexual practices among young people today, it seems to me likely that, once one sexually active child in a school contracts HIV, the likelihood will be that most of the children will have HIV with six months or a year.

Increase in After-School Petty Crime May Forewarn of Youth HIV ‘Blooms’

Again in clair vision, I feel this is creating ‘hot spots’ of youth pandemic nationwide. My feeling is, youth testing, again because of the AIDS stigma, is woefully lacking in most locales; I may be wrong about this, though. If my intuition turns out to be true, then a way to predict HIV blooms amongst youth in America would be to tabulate after-school petty theft from automobiles and homes … These might indicate that drugs are being sold to school children.

LIFE EXPECTANCY FOR CHILDREN WHO HAVE HIV

As you may know, to date there is insufficient research on antiretroviral treatment (ART) for youth; the difficulty being that the drugs used for adults may prove damaging to the bodies of growing children. Thus, infection with HIV is more dangerous for young children, than for adults, and has a much greater impact on their life expectancy.

The data on life expectancy for children in their teens who contract HIV are better than for newborns and toddlers who contract HIV. My feeling is, this may be because teens have less length of time to wait before antiretroviral treatment can begin, than do very young children.

There is, as I understand it, a high likelihood that people with HIV will have newborns who are diagnosed HIV positive. Most newborns so diagnosed, as nearly as I can tell, are not surviving to puberty. Thus a young local population that has a ‘bloom’ of HIV infection is unlikely to have viable offspring.

HOMELESS AND OUT-OF-WORK CITIZENS AS A MANPOWER RESOURCE FOR TOWNS HARD HIT BY THE GLOBAL PANDEMIC

The life expectancy of people who contract HIV in adulthood is much greater than that for those who contract HIV in youth, because of the availability of antiretroviral treatment for adults, and the relative lack of availability of ART for youth.

Thus the likely scenario of blooms of HIV incidence amongst youth in communities here and there, across America, to do with the drug trade, and resulting in inability of youth to have viable offspring. Towns with such HIV blooms amongst youth will, in the coming decade, most likely experience a projected demographic of stagnant or declining workforce.

In situations where American towns experience such a demographic because of the pandemic’s effect on their youth, the nation’s homeless and out-of-work population may be seen to be a resource for manpower in the decades to come. These homeless and out-of-work citizens may take the place, in the work force of towns hard hit by the pandemic, of the children of today’s children that cannot be anticipated to survive.

Even those of the homeless and out-of-work sector who test positive for HIV may provide many years of manpower to their communities, provided they have access to current antiretroviral treatments (ART).

THE IMPORTANCE OF NURTURING HIV POSITIVE NEWBORNS

In every plague past of humankind, there has emerged a population of plague-resistant remaining human beings. I have no doubt but what that will be the case with the worldwide HIV pandemic.

The issue is, to preserve the health of as many newborns as possible, even if they are HIV positive, as some of these newborns may survive, and may have HIV-resistant genes that allow their immune systems to be healthy, despite the infection. I see from this article that about 1 percent of Caucasians may be HIV-resistant …

Link: “Is Anyone Immune to HIV? A genetic mutation that blocks HIV may hold the key to future treatment and, perhaps, a cure,” by Elaine Mendus and Trudy Ring, 23 March 2016 … https://www.hivplusmag.com/research-breakthroughs/2016/3/23/anyone-immune-hiv ..

I feel certain that other races and cultures will be found to have individuals with HIV-resistant genes as well.

Thus my own estimate for an HIV-resistant group of people worldwide, who are able to produce viable offspring, is in the more hopeful range of 10 to 20 percent of the current world population

300-YEAR PROJECTION WITH REGARD TO MINIMUM VIABLE HUMAN POPULATION

The world population is now 7.53 billion. Were this population to be reduced to 1 percent over the next 300 years, the world population will have declined to 75.3 million. From my reading, this is well above the minimum viable population for humankind …

Link: “Minimum viable population,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimum_viable_population ..

If my more hopeful estimate of 10 to 20 percent HIV-resistant people worldwide were to prove true, then the prospects for continuance of humankind on Earth would be all the better.

Thus my intuitive projection, going forward, is that there will be a decline in population over the next few centuries, and a strengthening of the human gene pool. There is, I feel, an excellent likelihood that humankind will retain a firm footing amongst Earth species, and with a lesser ongoing negative impact on the ecosphere.

THE OUTLOOK FOR HUMANKIND

This is a pandemic like any other. Infection is not a mark of disparagement or a social put-down; no more so than was the case with other pandemics in human history. The more compassionate understanding and loving kindness each community can bring to bear in regard to this very difficult situation, the better it will be for everyone.

As the pandemic continues on a global scale, our best hopes for humankind lie, in the short term, in increased awareness of the prevalence of the pandemic, in lowering of AIDS stigma consciousness, and in voluntary annual testing by men, women, and children of all ages, with medical treatment for those who test positive.

In the mid term, there is hope for healthwise changes in sexual practices, and for new medical regimes. And in the long term, our hope as humankind lies in the presence in our gene pool of HIV-resistant populations.

I ask God’s blessing for each of us, in these difficult times. May we all be blessed with good health, abundance, and happiness in the coming years.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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MORE INFORMATION

Link: “2016 HIV Lifetime Risk Statistics from Centers for Disease Control,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 30 March 2019 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-c3f ..

Link: “Compendium: HIV / AIDS Pandemic,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 2 March 2019; revised on 3 April 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-bPl ..

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Amateur Sleuth: On Matching Up Mugshots . by Alice B. Clagett

NOTE TO MY YOUNG READERS: In this blog I am not being sarcastic. As well, I am not ‘dissing’ friendship friends. And also, I am not into creosote rumors. If you really want to know what I mean by what I say below, send me a question on the Comment Form at the bottom of the blog.

Written and published on 29 April 2018; updated on 22 August 2020 and 24 August 2020
The images of criminals shown below are, as I understand it, all right to put online because they are intended to help in crime prevention.

  • MY ‘CRIMINOLOGY’ BACKGROUND: CO-AUTHOR OF A CRIME AVOIDANCE ‘HOW TO’ BOOK SOME YEARS AGO
  • THOUGHTS FROM AN AMATEUR SLEUTH
  • MUGSHOTS: MATCHING HEAD SIZE AND THEN ANALYZING EACH FACIAL FEATURE
  • MUGSHOTS: TAKING AGE DIFFERENCES INTO CONSIDERATION
  • MUGSHOTS: DIFFERENCES CAUSED BY HEAD TILT
  • MUGSHOTS: WIDTH OR FULLNESS OF THE FACE DUE TO WEIGHT GAIN, STEROIDS, BOTOX, OR ADDICTIONS
    • Sidebar: Gracelight Member Craig E. Richards, Ph.D. 
  • WANTED BY THE FBI! … ARE THESE TWO MUGSHOTS OF THE SAME PERSON?
    • Sidebar: Criminals Well Know the Power of False Credentials
    • Is Ulises Omar Felix the Man I Met as Veki (Veljko) Ilic, Husband of Nancy Raffaele-Ilic (Righter)?
    • Drug Trafficking Syndicate Named ‘Benjamin Quintana’?
    • Could the Actor Michael Henry Dunn Have Been Vying Online with Veljko Ilic?
  • ‘CRIME CLUSTERS’ ON BACKGROUND ALERT: CRIMINAL OBFUSCATION OR CYBERCRIME?
  • CONCLUSION
  • MORE INFORMATION

Dear Ones,

MY ‘CRIMINOLOGY’ BACKGROUND: CO-AUTHOR OF A CRIME AVOIDANCE ‘HOW TO’ BOOK SOME YEARS AGO

As you may know, some long years ago, using the pen name Cricket Clagett, I co-authored a book, now out of print, entitled “1001 Ways to Avoid Getting Mugged, Murdered, Robbed, Raped, and Ripped Off” …

Citation: “1001 Ways to Avoid Getting Mugged, Murdered, Robbed, Raped, or Ripped Off,” by Vivo Bennett and Alice Clagett, published by Mason / Charter, New York 1977

It looks like there is a reprint being ‘ripped off’ now … go figure! ..

THOUGHTS FROM AN AMATEUR SLEUTH

Since then, I have had a casual, ‘amateur sleuth’ interest in criminology. Lately, I have been interested in ‘crime makeovers’. (You can search that phrase on my blog for what I have come up with.)

From time to time, I will see two mugshots (facial photos), and ask my family and friends: Do you think these are the same person? I have noticed they say: No! They’re two different people.

I find this interesting, and I wonder why they arrive at these conclusions. For myself, when I analyze two mugshots, I notice that I also make snap judgments, such as …

Gosh, do these two people look different!

Then I think: Well, but they somehow feel like the same person. This is the intuitive in me speaking I guess. I get what they call, in the detective novels, a ‘hunch’ (as opposed to a ‘lead’ … which I figure must be more substantial).

I know there are all kinds of ways to alter facial features and body statistics so as to avoid detection by camera at a crime scene, and also to avoid criminal database matchups. I have put a little about this in another blog,…

Link: “Crime Makeovers 1,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 5 April 2017; revised on 17 April 2017 and 15 April 2018 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-76J ..

MUGSHOTS: MATCHING HEAD SIZE AND THEN ANALYZING EACH FACIAL FEATURE

So then, I came up with the notion of sizing the bottom of the chin and the top of the head (as opposed to the top of the hair) on each mugshot the same … and then going facial feature by facial feature. For instance, I might first observe the nose, then the eyes, then the eyebrows, then the pattern of the facial hair, then the ears, and so on. And then I might make a tally of likely matched features. And then I would decide the likelihood of a match (even though date of birth, weight, social security number, and even height might vary).

Using this method, I considered these people likely to be the same person …

Image: “Jeffards Roy Byington 1,” in Homefacts … https://apps.colorado.gov/apps/dps/sor/search/search-detail.jsf?id=XX15017761 … COMMENTS: Offenses: Out of State Nebraska: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault; Out of State Iowa: Lascivious Acts with a Child; Out of State Oregon: 1st Degree Burglary; Out of State Nebraska: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault. Address: 322 Hummingbird, Pagosa Springs, [Colorado] 81147; Date Reported: 5 November 2013.

Image: “Jeffards Roy Byington 1,” in Homefacts … https://apps.colorado.gov/apps/dps/sor/search/search-detail.jsf?id=XX15017761 … COMMENTS: Offenses: Out of State Nebraska: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault; Out of State Iowa: Lascivious Acts with a Child; Out of State Oregon: 1st Degree Burglary; Out of State Nebraska: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault. Address: 322 Hummingbird, Pagosa Springs, [Colorado] 81147; Date Reported: 5 November 2013.

Image: “Michael Doane Keslar,” in Colorado Bureau of Investigation … https://apps.colorado.gov/apps/dps/sor/search/search-detail.jsf?id=X002451280 … COMMENTS: Multiple Offender. 18-3-403: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault; 18-6-301: Incest. Address: 1642 Pinyon Ct, Loveland, [Colorado] 80538.

Image: “Michael Doane Keslar,” in Colorado Bureau of Investigation … https://apps.colorado.gov/apps/dps/sor/search/search-detail.jsf?id=X002451280 … COMMENTS: Multiple Offender. 18-3-403: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault; 18-6-301: Incest. Address: 1642 Pinyon Ct, Loveland, [Colorado] 80538.

Image: “David Stuart James,” in Colorado Bureau of Investigation … https://apps.colorado.gov/apps/dps/sor/search/search-detail.jsf?id=X002451290&ext=t … COMMENTS: Multiple Offender. Out of State Pennsylvania: Murder. 18-6-403 (Pornography Involving a Child): Sexual Exploitation of a Child. Address: 000 Unknown, Glendale, [Colorado] 80246.

Image: “David Stuart James,” in Colorado Bureau of Investigation … https://apps.colorado.gov/apps/dps/sor/search/search-detail.jsf?id=X002451290&ext=t … COMMENTS: Multiple Offender. Out of State Pennsylvania: Murder. 18-6-403 (Pornography Involving a Child): Sexual Exploitation of a Child. Address: 000 Unknown, Glendale, [Colorado] 80246.

I note in the last mugshot, the higher hairline made matchup more challenging. The determining factor, for me, with these mugshots, was the disparity in the shape of the two eyes.

MUGSHOTS: TAKING AGE DIFFERENCES INTO CONSIDERATION

Age can also make it challenging to match mugshots. For instance, here are a young and an older mugshot of Jeffards Roy Byington. The age disparity does make these mugshots look different, but, I feel, not too different …

Image: “Jeffards Roy Byington 1,” in Homefacts … https://apps.colorado.gov/apps/dps/sor/search/search-detail.jsf?id=XX15017761 … COMMENTS: Offenses: Out of State Nebraska: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault; Out of State Iowa: Lascivious Acts with a Child; Out of State Oregon: 1st Degree Burglary; Out of State Nebraska: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault. Address: 322 Hummingbird, Pagosa Springs, [Colorado] 81147; Date Reported: 5 November 2013.

Image: “Jeffards Roy Byington 1,” in Homefacts … https://apps.colorado.gov/apps/dps/sor/search/search-detail.jsf?id=XX15017761 … COMMENTS: Offenses: Out of State Nebraska: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault; Out of State Iowa: Lascivious Acts with a Child; Out of State Oregon: 1st Degree Burglary; Out of State Nebraska: 2nd Degree Sexual Assault. Address: 322 Hummingbird, Pagosa Springs, [Colorado] 81147; Date Reported: 5 November 2013.

Image: “Jeffards Roy Byington 2,” in Homefacts … https://www.homefacts.com/offender-detail/IDSX32735/Jeffards-Roy-Byington.html … COMMENTS: Offenses: Lascivious Acts with a Child Correlation Pending; Sexual Assault Charge Correlation Pending; Lascivious Acts with a Child Charge Correlation Pending; Sexual Assault Charge Correlation Pending. Last Known Address: 4100 N. Maple Grove Rd, Boise, Idaho 83704.

Image: “Jeffards Roy Byington 2,” in Homefacts … https://www.homefacts.com/offender-detail/IDSX32735/Jeffards-Roy-Byington.html … COMMENTS: Offenses: Lascivious Acts with a Child Correlation Pending; Sexual Assault Charge Correlation Pending; Lascivious Acts with a Child Charge Correlation Pending; Sexual Assault Charge Correlation Pending. Last Known Address: 4100 N. Maple Grove Rd, Boise, Idaho 83704.

MUGSHOTS: DIFFERENCES CAUSED BY HEAD TILT

I have also found that when a person looks slightly down or up, when a photo is taken, then the photos look very different, and a matchup becomes more challenging because of that. The middle vertical row of faces in these artistic sketches clearly illustrate the differences that head tilt causes …

Image: “Head Tilt and Dominance (IMAGE),” Association for Psychological Science … https://media.eurekalert.org/multimedia_prod/pub/web/203601_web.jpg ..

Some of the most notable of these are the length of the forehead, the nose, and the chin. The eyebrows, eyes, mouth, and ears also look very different, do you not think?

MUGSHOTS: WIDTH OR FULLNESS OF THE FACE DUE TO WEIGHT GAIN, STEROIDS, BOTOX, OR ADDICTIONS

I have also noticed that a change in width or fullness of the face can make it look very different. For instance, I have three photos, with two separate names, to show you, in which the very different faces may have to do with steroid use.

You can see how the width of the face looks different, even to the point where, at casual glance, it may seem to be two different people. Yet I know it to be the same person because I saw this person on a DVD promoting a nationwide organization called ‘Gracelight’ (or ‘Hilda Charlton Groups) …

Link: “Hilda Charlton Groups” … http://www.hildacharlton.com/Groups.html ..

… which is based in Durango, Colorado. In the DVD there was a person named ‘Craig H.’ (as I recall), who was introduced to me as Craig Holliday, author of the Zen book …

Link: “Fully Human, Fully Divine: Awakening to Our Innate Beauty Through Embracing Our Humanity,” by Craig Holliday, available at Amazon … https://www.amazon.com/Divine-Awakening-through-Embracing-Humanity-ebook/dp/B00GDINB2M ..

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Sidebar: Gracelight Member Craig E. Richards, Ph.D. 

I have a hunch … call it intuition … that Craig Holliday’s book might have been a collaboration with another Gracelight member, Craig E. Richards, Ph.D. …

Image: “Craig E. Richards, Ph.D.,” in Ph.D. in Education Leadership Program … https://tcedleadership.wordpress.com/faculty/ ..

… introduced to a Gracelight meditation group as a lifelong friend of the leader of the group, David Pomerantz …

As an aside, I noticed there is a photo of David Pomerantz online here, on the facebook page of the West Los Angeles leader of the Gracelight organization …

Image: “Marilyn Zweifach, 10 August 2013, in Durango,” on Facebook … https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=438030159644700&set=ecnf.100003131591478&type=3&theater … COMMENT: Left: David Pomerantz, founder of the Durango Gracelight nonprofit church and the corporation by the same name; right: his wife Amalya Nattiv Pomerantz [Those are the names by which they introduced themselves to me.}

I did a background search and found that Dr. Richards had a criminal record of breaking and entering and a charge of larceny that was later dismissed.

There is also a possibility … admittedly a long shot … that Craig E. Richards, Ph.D. might have the alternate name Brian J. Wertz, ABOC, a certified optician in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin. If so, then he would have been using a more youthful and more corpulent photo of himself online. (I see it is now offline). That is just an unproven hunch, not fact.

If it were to prove true, though, what a profile that might be for the cleverest of men, perhaps educated in the School of Hard Knocks, and able to change his Ph.D. specialty like the flick of a switch, just by reading a book on the topic, perhaps.

Maybe there are confidence men so clever that they can be hired, hands down, as faculty as any United States university, purely on the strength of their charm, their native intelligence, and their ability to put a winning curriculum vitae together. Would not that be a tale to tell!?

But I digress …

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Here is Craig Holliday’s photo from the Amazon page … https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51rU++XO17L._US230_.jpg ..

Here is a photo of a sex offender named Jason Curtis Williams, who looks to me quite like the videoclip of ‘Craig H.’ in the Gracelight DVD, as far as width of the face is concerned; in the Gracelight DVD, though, as I recall, he was clean-shaven …

Image: “Jason Curtis Williams, Registered Sex Offender,” in Homefacts … https://www.homefacts.com/offender-detail/COXX1168497320160926/Jason-Curtis-Williams.html … COMMENTS: Last Known Address: 1591 County Road 526 Unit 22, Bayfield, CO 81122. Offense: Sexual Assault on Child.

Image: “Jason Curtis Williams, Registered Sex Offender,” in Homefacts … https://www.homefacts.com/offender-detail/COXX1168497320160926/Jason-Curtis-Williams.html … COMMENTS: Last Known Address: 1591 County Road 526 Unit 22, Bayfield, CO 81122. Offense: Sexual Assault on Child.

Then there is this other photo of the sex offender Jason Curtis Williams, which looks to me rather like the photo of Craig Holliday that is with the book for sale by Amazon. In this photo the face looks wider; I thought maybe this had to do with steroid use, or maybe muscle-building …

Image: “Jason Curtis Williams,” in Mugshots.com … https://mugshots.com/US-States/Colorado/La-Plata-County-CO/Jason-Curtis-Williams.114431739.html … COMMENTS: Last Known Address: 8124 CR 203 No J, Durango, Colorado 81301 … Booked in La Plata County, [Colorado] for Sexual Assault on Child-Al.

Image: “Jason Curtis Williams,” in Mugshots.com … https://mugshots.com/US-States/Colorado/La-Plata-County-CO/Jason-Curtis-Williams.114431739.html … COMMENTS: Last Known Address: 8124 CR 203 No J, Durango, Colorado 81301 … Booked in La Plata County, [Colorado] for Sexual Assault on Child-Al.

WANTED BY THE FBI! … ARE THESE TWO MUGSHOTS OF THE SAME PERSON?

Comments: This section opens up a can of worms, I feel, to do with criminals putting fake criminal information online so as to ‘diss’ or ‘take down’ each other. I will explain why I feel this may be so as I go along …

Taking all the above into consideration, I would like to ask a very out-there question: Are these two, seemingly very different mugshots really of the same person? If so, what does that say about the person? For instance, what ‘crime makeover’ techniques would have been used to effect this transformation?

Image: “Benjamin Tyler Quintana,” in Sex Offenders Archive … http://www.sexoffendersarchive.com/offender/view/1257962 [broken link] … COMMENTS: Gender: Female. Whereabouts Unconfirmed. Durango CO 81301. Offense: Sexual Assault on Child 2 cts.

Image: “Benjamin Tyler Quintana,” in Sex Offenders Archive … http://www.sexoffendersarchive.com/offender/view/1257962 [broken link] … COMMENTS: Gender: Female. Whereabouts Unconfirmed. Durango CO 81301. Offense: Sexual Assault on Child 2 cts.

Comments: Speaking from intuition only, I feel the above image may have been put online by one possibly former drug trafficker so as to ‘diss’ another possibly former drug trafficker. I say this because the photo above seems very much like that I have of a man I have met in a non-criminal context, who may have once been a drug runner; but the height above is that of another man I have met in a non-criminal context, who, I guess, might have once been a drug runner as well.

Image: “Wanted by the FBI: Ulises Omar Felix,” in FBI, Field Office: Denver … https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/additional/ulises-omar-felix … COMMENTS: Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution; Aggravated Robbery of a Controlled Substance; Aggravated Robbery; First Degree Burglary; Theft; False Imprisonment; Use of Stun Guns.

Image: “Wanted by the FBI: Ulises Omar Felix,” in FBI, Field Office: Denver … https://www.fbi.gov/wanted/additional/ulises-omar-felix … COMMENTS: Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution; Aggravated Robbery of a Controlled Substance; Aggravated Robbery; First Degree Burglary; Theft; False Imprisonment; Use of Stun Guns.

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Sidebar: Criminals Well Know the Power of False Credentials

Speaking from intuition only, I feel the FBI Poster of Ulises Omar Felix may have been a put-on, possibly even a break-in to the FBI database in Denver by a cyber criminal.

This is just a hunch I have: I feel the photo is an artificially created simulation, rather than a true photograph. I feel this to be a great disrespecting of our nation’s secret service, and the FBI in particular. Lord knows they are shorthanded these days, compared to the criminal gangs in the United States.

You know, criminals are always on the lookout to make themselves appear to be imminently respectable; they are very into ‘false authority’. It would be very like a criminal gang to pretend to be the FBI, and to issue a false FBI or CIA badge, which for all I know may even be purchasable online, to their most rogue operators.

For instance, compare this real FBI badge …

Image: “The badge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),” in English Wikipedia, 1 May 2013 … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbols_of_the_Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation#/media/File:Badge_of_a_Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation_special_agent.png … public domain

Image: “The badge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI),” in English Wikipedia, 1 May 2013 …
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbols_of_the_Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation#/media/File:Badge_of_a_Federal_Bureau_of_Investigation_special_agent.png … public domain

… with this fake badge available online for about $50 …

Image: “US FBI Special Agent Badge Solid Copper Replica Movie Props,” at Coin Souvenir … https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0011/9527/8380/products/20190904_162727_140_1024x1024@2x.jpg?v=1581056062 ..

To me the movie prop looks quite like the real McCoy; what do you think about it?

I feel that law enforcement everywhere must be on the lookout for these sorts of hijinks and shenanigans by crime gang members. WikiHow has valuable information on how to know if someone purporting to be a secret service agent really is one. The long and the short of it is, one never knows these days about credentials.

I recall several years ago two men came to my street and broke into the Chatsworth Nature Preserve next door. When I accosted them, the driver of the vehicle said he was a law enforcement ‘detective’, and that he had gotten the ‘go ahead’ from the man in charge of my local LAPD station. 

I knew that it was a woman who was in charge of my local LAPD station, so I knew he was lying. And in addition, when he showed me his badge, I could see it was a fake badge, not the LAPD police badge or any variant thereof.

When I spoke with the Topanga LAPD ‘men on the beat’ about it, they said these fake law enforcement badges were a dime a dozen! People are apparently always coming up with these fake IDs. 

It is a hard one, though: When I saw the badge the one burglar had, I figured the man might have a gun too, just as true-to-life detectives do. So I figured it was best to just let them make their escape … which they did. They just drove away, and got off scot-free.

That goes to show the power of false authority; the power that criminals know and love, and use with great aplomb against unsuspecting law-abiding people such as those of you reading my blog.

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Intuitively speaking, in both photos, I sense a slight curl, like a snarl, in the muscle of the left side of the top lip (for the person viewing the photo, this would be the right side of the top lip). Can you also feel something like that in these mugshots?

If a snarl is sensed, then what would that mean, in terms of the person’s personality?

Note that the gender of the first man is listed as F, or female. Was this a typo, or might it mean something else? If so, what? Yet the second man is listed as male. If they are the same person, what might that mean?

Notice how different the feeling of the two people is … the first appears to me to be afraid, or maybe taken aback. The second appears to me to be intent, as if engaged in a ‘stare down’. If these are the same person, has the way of facing the world changed with age?

I note the difference in facial fullness; that the first mugshot seems to have cosmetically extended eyebrows; that the first photo has an upward tilting head and the second photo has a downward tilting head; that the tops of the ears may be the same, and the lips, and the bottoms of the noses, the mustache line, and the hairlines look similar.

Is Ulises Omar Felix the Man I Met as Veki (Veljko) Ilic, Husband of Nancy Raffaele-Ilic (Righter)?

I have a possible advantage of the reader in this, in that I have a photo of a man with a different name, Veki (Veljko) Ilic; that man and his wife I met quite some years ago, before I found out that some members of the national group they belonged to had criminal record. As far as I know, there are no photos of Veki (Veljko) Ilic online; I know of one photo of him standing next to David Pomerantz, who has his arm round Veki (Veljko) Ilic’s shoulder, but I cannot put that photo online without permission, out of concern for a lawsuit.

In addition there is the question: Could this person be the same as the persons in the images above? If so, might he have a friend who is into ‘dissing’ him? Might he possibly be a criminal? Is someone else, a criminal, trying to implicate him as an innocent person?

The photo I have, that I cannot publish without permission, seems to me to be intermediary between the young photo of Benjamin Tyler Quintana and the apparently older photo of Ulises Omar Felix.

I also have the advantage of having looked up Benjamin Tyler Quintana … I think it was in Background Alert … https://www.backgroundalert.com/  … where I found a many-paged cluster of crimes by persons all with the same first and last name … Benjamin Quintana … and with different middle names.

Drug Trafficking Syndicate Named ‘Benjamin Quintana’?

I have a theory that there may have been a ‘Benjamin Quintana’ who was a drug runner, and that the middle names might have represented the first names of his drug contacts in various states. I have an alternate theory that this is a drug trafficking syndicate going by the name of ‘Benjamin Quintana’. I wondered if it might be an alternate name of a West Los Angeles man I once met, who is well known, and may now be ‘flying straight’.

I wondered that for the oddest of reasons: I thought, Who do I know that is about 5 feet 6 inches tall? I could think of only one person. Then I thought: Could that person by chance have met the pockmarked person? Could the pockmarked person have had his face smoothed cosmetically? Who might have done the cosmetic work? If the pockmarked person was a young Veljko Ilic, then maybe his wife Nancy Raffaele might have done the cosmetic work, using the machine she showed me in the basement of her home in Bayfield, Colorado?

Then I wondered: Was Veljko Ilic really from the former Serbia-Croatia in Eastern Europe, as Nancy Raffaele had said? Was he really a lineman for the county, as she had said? Was she from Italy, as she had said? Why did he almost never talk? Why were there no photos of him online? I just began to wonder what was up, anyway?

Then I wondered: Could it be that Veljko Ilic and the man who I thought might have ‘dissed’ him online be vying in some arena, maybe to do with their occupations? Those were the sorts of thoughts I had; they were far from definitive, more like hunches.

Could the Actor Michael Henry Dunn Have Been Vying Online with Veljko Ilic?

The man I thought of was Michael Henry Dunn, a kirtan player I met at Self-Realization Fellowship, Lake Shrine, in Pacific Palisades, California, in about the year 2000. He was married to Christine Dunn, another member of the congregation there. They played kirtan (sacred music) very beautifully, and put out a CD right about then. You can hear a little of the music online at Amazon.com. (I feel the cover photo may be of someone other than he.) …

Link: “Adoration: Chants for Meditation by Michael Dunn (2003-08-02),” at Amazon … https://www.amazon.com/Adoration-Chants-Meditation-Michael-2003-08-02/dp/B01K8LX6L0/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Adoration+cd+Dunn&qid=1598147317&sr=8-1 ..

As an aside, it is possible word has gone round that Michael Henry Dunn is a CIA agent, but as an ex-CIA employee myself, I feel it unlikely that he would be what people think of as a ‘secret agent’, since these depend for their personal safety on anonymity, and surely, for that reason, could not be married. Do you not feel that to be so as well? I wrote about that here ….

Link: “Michael Henry Dunn and Christine Dunn: Are They Secret Service Agents?” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 27 February 2020; revised … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-gFy ..

The only connection I could think of, that might exist between Veljko Ilic and Michael Henry Dunn was this: One of the photos, which might have been a ‘diss’ of Veljko Ilic, indicated female rather than male as his gender. And then online I found Michael Henry Dunn dressed in effeminate clothes in a movie … https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1458927/mediaviewer/rm4049567744

So I wondered if there might have been a ‘diss to do with preference of sexual expression. Possibly that might have been an arena in which they vyed, and which might lead to ‘dissing’ online?

The only other lead I had to go on was an unusual photo of the Self-Realization Fellowship gurus on the credenza in the living room of Veljko Ilic and his wife Nancy Raffaele-Ilic. I had never seen a photo like that before; it was not the standard photo for sale by the Self-Realization Fellowship online. That photo made me think of the devotees I had met some years earlier at Self-Realization Fellowship, Lake Shrine, in Pacific Palisades.

‘CRIME CLUSTERS’ ON BACKGROUND ALERT: CRIMINAL OBFUSCATION OR CYBERCRIME?

As a casual user of Background Alert, I might discount what might be termed ‘crime clusters’ by first and last name (with variant middle names) … had I not run across it several times elsewhere; this makes me wonder if the middle names and other police report statistics might have been misrepresented in some way, possibly by the suspects, or maybe through cybercrime?

CONCLUSION

Well, dear reader, it is up to you to figure out this puzzle. And puzzle it is! For there is nothing that an outlaw likes to do more, than to elude a posse! I wish you the best of luck in your own amateur sleuth endeavors!

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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MORE INFORMATION

Link: “Alice’s Perilous Tales: Murder in the Wild West,” by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 8 August 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-jse ..

Video: “Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson – Pancho and Lefty (Video),” by Merle Haggard, 64 January 2015 … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoKvUYbGu7A ..

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Compendium: Surgical Risk, HIV / AIDS, Hepatitis, and Hard Drugs . by Alice B. Clagett *

Published on 17 October 2016; updated on 6 July 2017
Previously titled: Overview of Surgical Risk, HIV / AIDS, Hepatitis, and Hard Drugs

  • LIST OF BLOGS ON SURGICAL RISK, HIV / AIDS, HEPATITIS, AND HARD DRUGS

Dear Ones,

Here are my blogs on surgical risk, HIV / AIDS, hepatitis, and hard drugs. The most recent posts are at the top of the list.

For a complete list of my blogs and compendiums on HIV / AIDS see … Link: “Compendium: HIV / AIDS Pandemic,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 2 March 2019 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-bPl ..

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LIST OF BLOGS ON SURGICAL RISK, HIV / AIDS, HEPATITIS, AND HARD DRUGS

Link: “Does ‘Safe Sex’ Prevent HIV / AIDS Transmission?” by Alice B. Clagett, 14 June 2018, https://wp.me/p2Rkym-9qP .. 

Link: “Hepatitis, HIV / AIDS, and Hard Drugs,” by Alice B. Clagett, 1 December 2015, http://wp.me/p2Rkym-4md ..

Link: “Sex Workers, HIV / AIDS, and Hepatitis,” by Alice B. Clagett, 7 October 2015, http://wp.me/p2Rkym-46V ..

Link: “Surgical Glove Perforation, HIV / AIDS, and Hepatitis,” by Alice B. Clagett, 7 October 2015, http://wp.me/p2Rkym-471 ..

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In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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Suppression of 2014 Data on the US HIV / AIDS Pandemic . by Alice B. Clagett

Written and published on 17 June 2016; revised

  • STATISTICS: SUPPRESSION OF HIV DATA
  • THE SITUATION IN OTHER COUNTRIES
  • CLAIR INTEL ON UNDERREPORTED POPULATIONS
    • Women and Children
    • Sex Workers
  • CLAIR INTEL ON HIV / AIDS INFANTS
  • CLAIR INTEL ON PRISONERS IN PENAL INSTITUTIONS
  • OVER-THE-COUNTER HIV / AIDS TESTS
  • A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT

Dear Ones,

I have done some research because of the conflict between my clair intel on HIV / AIDS incidence and the US government and CDC (Centers for Disease Control) statistics, and have come up with some concerning results.

STATISTICS: SUPPRESSION OF HIV DATA

At the CDC Atlas I went to HIV diagnoses in the United States, at … http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/main.html?value=atlas … [As of 09/12/2019 this page is no longer applicable to the current discussion]

I clicked on the “View Counties” button. I noticed in the key at the top right that a white background with horizontal marks across it indicates counties where Data Are Suppressed (1) :

HIV data suppressed

Image: Rate per 100,000 … horizontal hatching means ‘data suppressed’ … in “United States HIV Diagnoses 2014,” at the “CDC [Centers for Disease Control] Atlas” … http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/main.html?value=atlas … … [As of 09/12/2019 this page is no longer applicable to the current discussion]

Image: Rate per 100,000 … horizontal hatching means ‘data suppressed’ … in “United States HIV Diagnoses 2014,” at the “CDC [Centers for Disease Control] Atlas” … http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/main.html?value=atlas ... [As of 09/12/2019 this page is no longer applicable to the current discussion]

These areas appear as white on the following map (1)  …

HIV diagnoses-US

Map: “United States HIV Diagnoses 2014,” at the “CDC [Centers for Disease Control] Atlas” … http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/main.html?value=atlas … public domain … Shows many white geographic areas, indicating where data are suppressed … [As of 09/12/2019 this page is no longer applicable to the current discussion]

Map: “United States HIV Diagnoses 2014,” at the “CDC [Centers for Disease Control] Atlas” … http://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/main.html?value=atlas … public domain … Shows many white geographic areas, indicating where data are suppressed … [As of 09/12/2019 this page is no longer applicable to the current discussion]

Thus it appears that data have been suppressed in almost all counties in the US States with the exception of about 2/3 of California and about 4/5 of Arizona. There is also a smattering of reporting along the Eastern Seaboard and the Gulf Coast.

In Alaska and the US Territories data have been suppressed. Hawaii is reporting.

Thus the reason for the optimistic outlook regarding HIV / AIDS in the United States. See …

LInk: “HIV Basics,” at HIV.gov … https://www.hiv.gov/hiv-basics ..

… most likely has to do with suppression of data on a broad scale.

THE SITUATION IN OTHER COUNTRIES

My intuitive feeling is that the situation may be more grave in most other countries, with the exception of the developed countries, which most likely have more funding for health education and health care than do the less developed countries. However, I have not yet done the research on the global situation.

CLAIR INTEL ON UNDERREPORTED POPULATIONS

Women and Children

From my reading, I have heard that HIV infection of United States women is underreported, apparently because US Medical Institutions do not consider women who are straight and in relationships with men to be at risk, and consequently do not provide testing.

There is an issue with social stigma for women and men who are primarily straight, where the men may be engaging in casual MSM (male sex with men) as well. This would be a social stigma for both the man and woman in the primarily straight relationship.

  • Thus the man in such a straight relationship may have HIV / AIDS, and also possibly hepatitis, but be unwilling to tell his wife about it.
  • If true, this would result in danger of infecting the children in a primarily straight relationship as well, through the wife not taking necessary precautions to avoid infecting the children.
  • On the clair plane, I have even heard of instances of HIV testers at medical facilities being offered bribes to change a wife’s HIV test to negative (that is, to a ‘no HIV’ result).
  • On the clair plane, I have also heard that wealth and power can sometimes buy indigent parents’ assent to sexual abuse of children, both young boys and young girls, for a pittance. If true, this would put such children at risk for HIV infection.

Sex Workers

  • I have clair intel regarding sex workers bribing HIV testers at medical facilities to return negative results (that is, to ‘no HIV’ results).

CLAIR INTEL ON HIV / AIDS INFANTS

  • I have clair intel regarding HIV-positive infants at medical facilities being unadoptable, and being euthanized, and further clair intel that I find disturbing, to the effect there may be a market for these infants’ HIV-infected organs.
  • I would like to make it clear that, in a slow-moving epidemic such as the current global HIV / AIDS epidemic, it is the HIV-positive infants that offer the most hope for the future of humankind, as there will be some among them who are resistant to HIV / AIDS. As with the flu epidemic in the early 1900s, the resistant population will be the basis of the future world community. So for the sake of the world, I beg our peoples to care for and nurture these infants with HIV / AIDS.

CLAIR INTEL ON PRISONERS IN PENAL INSTITUTIONS

  • Regarding penal institutions, on the clair plane my intel is that incarceration carries a high risk of contracting HIV / AIDS through rape by inmates. The jails are too overcrowded, I hear, to allow a person a cell by himself, and so the threat of rape by fellow prisoners is quite clear.
  • I have more to say about incarceration: I feel that a minor infraction, such as a DUI speeding ticket that results in incarceration, ought not to be a ticket to contracting HIV / AIDS. The penalty, I feel, is too steep for the infraction. So I ask that we all put our heads together and think what might be done about this. Having HIV / AIDS makes it harder to find work, and also harder to excel at a job because of health challenges.
  • On the clair plane I have also heard prisoners’ fears that, if they ask for a private cell, they run the risk of being raped by law enforcement. If true … and I am sure such instances would be rare, considering the fine quality of our law enforcement officers … then in such an instance the officer and his family would also be at higher risk, and might wish to seek HIV testing. (2)

OVER-THE-COUNTER HIV TESTS

I notice that Ora-Quick offers a $40 in-home HIV tests that is sold through major drug stores. This is touted as being as accurate as Medical Facility Tests. If true, this would be a way for women and children to ‘bridge the gap’ between the tests now provided through Medical Facilities and the reality of the situation at hand.

A WORD OF ENCOURAGEMENT

For those who are now diagnosed HIV-positive: Know that you are not alone. There are many, many who are diagnosed the same. It’s just that the figures are not out there; they are suppressed.

And too, those who have HIV / AIDS are laboring under more than the effects of this disease; an even greater burden is the negative opinion our friends and family may have of us if they find out, and the way people treat us when we apply for work.

Dear Ones, knowledge is power. If we know and understand what we’re up against as a nation, we will find the courage and hope to stand together in community and see this great nation through the coming difficult times.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

For a complete list of my blogs and compendiums on HIV / AIDS see … Link: “Compendium: HIV / AIDS Pandemic,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 2 March 2019 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-bPl ..

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FOOTNOTES

(1) Copyright Status of Work by the U.S. Government. For the image that follows this footnote reference, since when I originally found the web page, it stated “U.S. Gov,” I am assuming that this public domain statement applies, although it is not expressly stated on the web page. Per Wikipedia: “A work of the United States government, as defined by the United States copyright law, is ‘a work prepared by an officer or employee” of the federal government“as part of that person’s official duties.’[1] In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act,[2] such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain.” –from “Copyright Status of Works by the Federal Government of the United States,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copyright_status_of_works_by_the_federal_government_of_the_United_States … Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License ..

(2) On the Drug War and Prison Overcrowding. Our law enforcement officers are, I feel, doing their very best to deal with a difficult situation, considering the drug war and overcrowding in penal facilities.

In the longer run, I feel our nation will turn to making drugs legal, so that the tax on drug sales can be used for drug use education and rehabilitation. If the sale of drugs were legal, there would be less violence around this sector of the economy … as is the case with the sale of cigarettes and liquor. Thus the job of law enforcement would be less dangerous. It could also be that law enforcement might have an opportunity to assist with drug use education and rehabilitation.

Penal facilities have already turned to Work Parole and similar programs, and that is a good step; education and rehabilitation by law enforcement for those in Work Parole programs might also be helpful. In short, in the coming years, I see the role of law enforcement turning, overall, to education and rehabilitation programs.

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Male Drive to Territorial Aggression and Mate Acquisition on the Astral Plane . by Alice B. Clagett

Filmed on 22 May 2016; published on 31 May 2016; revised

  • INTRODUCTION
  • VIDEO BY ALICE
  • OUTLINE OF THE VIDEO
  • SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO
    • .1. The Case of the Young Father
    • .2. Alice’s Perilous Tales: The Case of the Peeping Tom
    • .3. The Case of the Astral Voyeurs
    • Concluding Remarks
    • Photos by Alice

Dear Ones,

INTRODUCTION

Here is a video describing three instances of the male drive to territorial aggression and mate acquisition, as manifested on the astral plane.

  • Hard drug use on the weekends ratchets up the male drives to territorial aggression and mate acquisition, which are feral instincts generated from the gut brain or ‘lower triangle’.
  • These drives activates when a man is sleeping or drowsy, especially, as mentioned above, when under the influence of hard drugs.
  • Astrally speaking, women want to defend their ‘nest’, but unlike men, don’t want to strike out and defend their territory at a distance.
  • For men: Since 2012, as a result of the Awakening, the male feral drives to territorial aggression and mate acquisition have become much less pronounced. My suggestion: Should you find these drives asserting themselves on the astral plane, talk to your desire elemental and let it know all is well; it need not be too concerned about defending your astral turf or searching out new women astrally.

There are an Outline and an edited Summary after the video …

VIDEO BY ALICE

OUTLINE OF THE VIDEO

Here are the three case descriptions, clairly observed …

  1.  The Case of the Young Father: A young father defending his territory from a male perceived as as intruder, at some distance from the father and his family.
  2. The Case of the Peeping Tom: An older gentleman with a samskara of peeping tom, rape of the peeped upon woman before adulthood, and disclosure and ostracism by his church in his early youth. How the samskara, which was characterized by low self-esteem, was reactivated. How this illustrates the male drives to territorial aggression and to mate acquisition.  Importance of our noticing and taking action in the world to avoid being at the effect of people’s reactivated samskaras.
  3. The Case of the Astral Voyeurs: Intrusions of astral bodies of men into my bedroom over the years, illustrative of male drives to territorial aggression and mate acquisition.

SUMMARY OF THE VIDEO

Hello, Dear Ones, It’s Alice. I Am of the Stars.

I wanted to talk a little today about the feral male drive to acquire and hold territory, which I have not really discussed per se before. But yet I have run into three instances of it, that we might put into perspective.

First I would like to say that it seems that the Awakening process is bringing these drives to Light. And so they are expressing themselves through the astral plane, amongst men. My intention in putting this forth, in a video, is that men’s minds might be put more at rest about it in case they run into it, and become aware that they are doing it … because I think all men are doing it, to some extent.

1. The Case of the Young Father

One instance that I ran into recently was when I was travelling out to the desert, and I stayed in a room on a weekend. Of course, that is always just a little bit chancy, because the feral drives of the noosphere are ratcheted up Friday and Saturday nights because of the drug use that happens … especially hard drug use, such as vodka, bourbon, and scotch; use of the often illegal recreational drugs that are considered hard, such as opioids (those pills that are sometimes prescribed).

To continue: I stayed in a motel … I believe it was the Mojave Desert Inn on the Mojave-Desert Highway, quite close to the Mojave Air & Space Port … where, next door and around the corner were staying a young couple and their very young, baby child. As the night went on, the couple’s feral drive to sexuality increased, and they acted accordingly, it seems.

At the same time, a person who was far, far away … more than 100 miles away … took an interest in me, on the feral plane, and sent his astral body to within a mile of where I was. There it was intercepted by the man of the couple that were exercising their feral drive to sex.

As to this second male, it was almost like his astral body was bounced and jounced around. The attack I sensed as being not a mortal attack, or life-threatening, but rather, a warning attack. I saw the one attacking male bouncing around the astral form of the other male, who was so shook up by that, that he immediately zoomed back to the place where he lived … back to the body.

So there is an instance of a male defending his territory … especially his spouse … from another intruding male on the astral plane. I found that very interesting, because I do not think I have ever seen a woman do that. Women just do not seem to have that drive to defend their territory at such a distance. They want to defend their own home, their own nest. They do not have that long reach of acquisition in their territorial instincts. So there is that.

2. Alice’s Perilous Tales: The Case of the Peeping Tom

There was another instance, some while back, that was more serious to me. I was staying at a place where I had paid to be for a while … I believe this was a place near Bayfield, Colorado. It was just as I began to stay there. The place was very close … adjacent to … a house where a couple lived. And the place where I was staying had been lived in by the father-in-law, which meant to me that the couple was used to coming over to this place that I rented, and treating it as part of their own territory, you see.

And then the father-in-law passed on. And then they began renting it out. I had rented the place, and I was still not at home in it. One of the problems with the place was there was a downstairs door that opened outward from my apartment or extension, into a work area that was used by the couple. So there was no real way that I could secure that door from my side. And further, in the door was a large dog doorway that could not be secured. So while the work area could be locked from the outside door on the other side of the office, access to my quarters could not be secured for me personally, so that I could be protected from whoever could get into the office.

The very first night that I was there, I noticed, on the clair plane, that the man in the household had drunk quite a bit of vodka. And vodka is one of those hard drugs that immediately short-circuit the Lower Mental Body down to the inferior, low position of the desire elemental, and that activates the feral drives, without the inhibiting instincts of the Lower Mental Body, which sees the practical nature of our activities in the world.

In other words, as people are always saying, drinking vodka short-circuits the brain. And that is what happened that night: According to my clair visions and hearing, the man began to have visions of something that had happened to him in his childhood. He had had a habit of being a peeping tom.

Now, being a peeping tom has two categories to it, in the feral drive category. One is the desire for sex. And the second is the desire for territoriality. So you are intruding on a woman’s territory so as to have sex with her.

So this person had had that quality; and then, apparently, a catastrophic thing had happened to him in his teens. He had intruded on that territory of that female that he was used to doing peeping tom activities with, and had actually raped her. And then he had been caught out, by the community, and had been subject to social opprobrium: Everybody despised him for it.

And so, all his life he was dealing with this low self-esteem that he felt because of an early young person event. And here it came up again: The possibility of being a voyeur, a peeping tom, had come to him.

As it turned out, it rose up … it surged up. The samskara became very active in his consciousness because of the vodka. He had intention, first, to have sex with his wife, which he did. And then later, he had a plan to come and get through that doorway and repeat the early young adulthood Soul wounding that happened to him by raping me, and maybe killing me if I resisted.

Well, this set me on edge, especially since it was my first day there. So I fixed up the door with pots and pans, and things like that, so that, if he should try to open the dog door, or if the door should be opened outward, towards his office, by him, then I would know right away, because it would make a lot of noise. And so it was booby trapped; I could not secure it, but I could make sure that I had an alarm if anything happened. And nothing happened that night … which was great.

The next day I went out, and when I came back, some things were different in my apartment. The first thing was that the door of the closet in the bedroom had been closed. Now I had left the door open so that my cat could have a little place to stay in there, away from everything … sort of a hiding place. So I had fixed it up very nicely for her. And when I came back, the door was closed, so she could not get in.

The second thing that happened is that a steak knife and a sharp fork that I bought the day before … which were the only things I had that might be considered a weapon, in the apartment, were missing. It was very obvious, because I had very few possessions there.

The conclusion I drew was that my territory had been intruded upon, and the ‘weapons’ had been removed, because the man of the couple had intention to assault me that night … or as soon as possible. That was what I thought. In other words, he had a plan, and he had implemented the first part of the plan. And further, I felt he thought that territory was his territory, and that he had a right to come into it anytime and change anything that he wanted to change.

So immediately I gave notice and left. That is the second instance, exacerbated by early childhood catastrophic Soul wounding experience. And that, to my clair understanding, was a more serious case of feral drive to acquire territory by a male.

See also … Link: “Peeping Tom,” drawings by Alice B. Clagett, written and published on 14 August 2020 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-jwP ..

3. The Case of the Astral Voyeurs

In the neighborhood where I live, since I moved into my house in West Hills, over the last yea so many years, there have been numerous intrusions of astral bodies of men into my bedroom when I was asleep. At first I would take this very personally, because I am a very private person, and I do not like strangers in my bedroom when I am asleep; it bothers me.

But then as time went on, I began to understand about this drive, and about how men’s unconscious astral bodies, their desire elementals, will do this while they are asleep, without their conscious minds being aware of it … being there to check this activity and stop it.

Actually, over the last year or so it has become much less prevalent. It has narrowed down to occasional visits from one person or another person of male gender. So it very rarely happens these days. That is a good sign; it is a sign that men are rising to awareness of the feral drive to acquire property or territory.

Concluding Remarks

And so I just thought I would mention that these things do happen, without our awareness, on both the physical and the astral plane, especially if we are using hard drugs. Or if we are sound asleep they will happen, on the astral plane.

If I were a man right now, I would say that the only thing that I would need to do is: Whenever I was aware that this drive was being exercised, I would talk to my desire elemental, and explain to it that the territory that I have is enough and is sufficient; and how much I appreciate my desire elemental for trying to do the best for me … so that it retains good will and a good relationship to me … and so that my words haul it in with regard to territorial aggression.

That is really all I have to say about it right now. I hope it is taken in the right light. It is intended kindly. It is intended to help with the understanding of the Awakening that is happening right now.

You all take care. Love you lots.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

Photos by Alice

Image: “Coast Wallflower (Erysimum ammophilum) and Pine, Frazier Mountain, near Frazier Park, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 May 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Coast Wallflower (Erysimum ammophilum) and Pine, Frazier Mountain, near Frazier Park, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 May 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Oak, Frazier Mountain, near Frazier Park, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 May 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Oak, Frazier Mountain, near Frazier Park, California,” by Alice B. Clagett, 22 May 2019, CC BY-SA 4.0

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Community Health: Our Children and Crime in the Cities . by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 2 February 2016

Dear Ones,

I would like to propose a possible solution to crime in our large cities. I see a trend for young people to be overly dependent on electronics … as others have observed, to live life ‘virtually’ instead of relating to their peers, family, and community as physical people, face to face.

This has led them to devalue interpersonal relationships, to feel that their interactions with people on the physical plane are just ‘a computer game’, as it were.

Their lives are like a dream of physical reality. It is this dreaming that leads them to drug use as early as preschool. Clairly, one can see the hovering about of drug peddlers near elementary schools. They are there, waiting for the children to get out of school for the day … waiting to sell them drugs from the seat of their car parked at the curb.

They are hiring third graders to sell drugs to first and second graders in playgrounds and parks.

Why do the children buy these drugs? I think it may be because of the electronics … the handhelds and so on … that cause them to live a ‘virtual’ existence … a dreamy existence half way between 3D (the physical world) and 4D (the astral realm). It’s but a small step from a handheld to drug use. Drugs are just a deeper kind of dreaminess.

So now, in the large cities of Earth, the first and second graders are becoming addicted to drugs. How will they pay for them? By robbing their parents, or by breaking into cars after school, or as they get older, by ‘graduating to the bigtime’ and robbing homes.

Also they pay with the only coin that they have, and that is the use of their own bodies by the drug dealers. And so, our children are in danger, in this way or else through intravenous drugs use, of getting STDs, even HIV or hepatitis.

When cars and homes are robbed by the young, they are looking for the thing they hold dear, the cause of their virtual explorations, and that is electronics. And also, jewelry and cash.

We of the older generations are concerned that the young have ‘gone virtual’. Yet we do not know what to do about it. Here is my thought on this …

What if we were to cease to use electronics? If we did, we could set an example of family life for the young. We could become more interactive with our children, our grandchildren, and community. And in addition, there would be nothing in our homes or cars to steal (provided we do not keep electronics, cash or jewelry there).

If there is nothing to steal, then the children will not be able to buy drugs. If we get involved with their lives and do activities with them, instead of just watching TV, then that will also help the situation.

Also, I feel, it would be good for those with very young children to offer them advice about the risks of drug use, and about STDs. Preschool would not be too early an age, I feel.

I welcome your thoughts on this topic.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars
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Hepatitis, HIV / AIDS, and Hard Drugs . referrals by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 1 December 2015; revised 2 March 2019

  • HEPATITIS C AND THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN THE UNITED STATES
  • FIVE TYPES OF HEPATITIS AND THEIR PREVENTION OR TREATMENT
  • THE OPIOID OVERDOSE EPIDEMIC IN THE UNITED STATES
  • HOW TEENS WHO USE INJECTION DRUGS CAN GET HIV AND HCV BECAUSE CLEAN SYRINGES CANNOT BE OBTAINED
  • RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION FOR HIV PREVENTION AND TREATMENT
  • DISCLOSURE ON THE HIV / AIDS PANDEMIC AND A COVERUP BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

HEPATITIS C AND THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN THE UNITED STATES

Here is good info on Hepatitis C (HCV); apparently only 1% of cases are diagnosed. HCV incidence is increasing because of the expanding opioid epidemic in the US. HCV can lead to death; but if it is treated with antiviral meds, it can be cured in 90% of cases. The trick is to test for it in time …

Also, among injection drug users (IDUs), many have both HIV and HCV …

Link: “Public health surveillance system may underestimate cases of acute hepatitis C infection: Study of data gathered in Massachusetts indicates less than one percent of diagnosed cases met CDC reporting criteria,” by Massachusetts General Hospital, 29 June 2015, at Science Daily … https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/06/150629180003.htm ..

Hepatitis C is considered to be a health problem throughout the globe. Worldwide, there are 71 million carriers. Every year, there are 1.75 million new cases. For more on this, see …

Link: “Hepatitis C,” by World Health Organization, 18 July 2018 … https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/hepatitis-c ..

FIVE TYPES OF HEPATITIS AND THEIR PREVENTION OR TREATMENT

There are five types of hepatitis; they are contracted in various ways. Hepatitis A and B can be prevented with vaccines; the United States is not at risk for these, but travelers to other countries are.

Link: “Hepatitis,” in Healthline … http://www.healthline.com/health/hepatitis ..

Hepatitis C is treatable with antiviral medications.

Link: “Hepatitis C,” by the World Health Organization (WHO), 18 July 2018 … https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/hepatitis-c ..

Hepatitis D is treated with alpha interferon …

Link: “Hepatitis D,” by the World Health Organization (WHO), 23 July 2018 … https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/hepatitis-d ..

Hepatitis E is usually not treated, but resolves on its own; I have found no maps on these.

Link: “Hepatitis E,” by the World Health Organization (WHO), 19 September 2018 https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/hepatitis-e ..

For Hepatitis A, the geographic areas at risk appear to be Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Central and South America.

Link: “Hepatitis A,” by WHO, 19 September 2018 … https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/hepatitis-a ..

For Hepatitis B, the geographic areas at risk appear to be Asia, the Middle East, Aftica, Greenland, Northern Canada and Alaska, northern South America, and Central America.

Link: “Heptatitis B,” by World Health Organization, 18 July 2018 … https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/hepatitis-b ..

THE OPIOID OVERDOSE EPIDEMIC IN THE UNITED STATES

Link: “Opioid Addiction 2016 Facts & Figures,” by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) … https://www.asam.org/docs/default-source/advocacy/opioid-addiction-disease-facts-figures.pdf .. 

HOW TEENS WHO USE INJECTION DRUGS CAN GET HIV AND HCV BECAUSE CLEAN SYRINGES CANNOT BE OBTAINED

Teenagers can avoid pregnancy by using contraceptives. Using condoms helps them avoid STDs. Injection drug users who use clean syringes can avoid hepatitis and HIV transmission. But injection drug users often cannot obtain clean syringes, either because laws prevent it, or syringe sellers, will not sell to them, even though it is legal. And so, teens may share syringes without a thought to safety. Or they may use bleach to clean them for reuse, and the cleaning may be insufficient. Or they may pay much more than is necessary to buy syringes on the black market. Or they may ask acquaintances who are diabetic to provide them with syringes.

Link: “Pregnancies Averted Among U.S. Teenagers by the Use of Contraceptives,” by James G. Kahn, Claire D. Brindis, and Dana A. Glei, in “Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health,” Volume 31, Issue 1, January/February 1998, pages 29-34 … Volume 31, Issue 1, January/February 1998 Pages 29-34 … https://www.guttmacher.org/journals/psrh/1998/01/pregnancies-averted-among-us-teenagers-use-contraceptives ..

The latest UN AIDS figures for Adult HIV prevalence may found here …

Link: “The Global Geography of HIV: 20 Years of Change –in 1 Gif,” by Brian Fung, 29 November 2012 … https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2012/11/the-global-geography-of-hiv-20-years-of-change-in-1-gif/265706/ ..

The highest prevalence is in south Africa; Russia is next highest. Some of the lowest incidences are in southeast Asia. Most of South America, and all of Central America, Canada, and Australia are in the moderately low range. The United States, including Alaska, is in the mid range.

RECOMMENDATIONS BY THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION FOR HIV PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

WHO feels strongly that a good approach to HIV prevention and treatment is to work toward reduction of harm. WHO has come up with suggestions for needle and syringe programs. They also suggest opioid substitution therapy.

Link: “Drug Use and Viral Infections (HIV, Hepatitis): What’s the Relationship Between Drug Use and Viral Infections?,” by NIH National Institute on Drug Abuse: Advanced Addiction Science, revised April 2018 … https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/drug-use-viral-infections-hiv-hepatitis ..

DISCLOSURE ON THE HIV / AIDS PANDEMIC AND A COVERUP BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL

My compendium on the HIV Pandemic, and on data suppression by the Centers for Disease Control, is here …

Link: “Compendium: HIV / AIDS Pandemic, and Data Suppression by the Centers for Disease Control,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 10 July 2016 … http://wp.me/p2Rkym-5QE .. 

In love, light and joy,
Alice B. Clagett
I Am of the Stars

For a complete list of my blogs and compendiums on HIV / AIDS see … Link: “Compendium: HIV / AIDS Pandemic,” by Alice B. Clagett, published on 2 March 2019 … https://wp.me/p2Rkym-bPl ..
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Community Health: The Drug War and the United States Constitution . by Alice B. Clagett

Published on 19 October 2015

  • THE NINTH AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION
  • THE EIGHTEENTH AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION
  • PARALLELS BETWEEN VIOLENCE AROUND PROHIBITION OF ALCOHOL AND TODAY’S DRUG WAR VIOLENCE
  • WHAT GOOD THINGS MIGHT HAPPEN IF RECREATIONAL DRUGS WERE FOUND TO BE CONSTITUTIONALLY LEGAL?

Dear Ones,

This is an odd post, being as how I never use hard drugs of any sort, and generally forgo even the occasional beer as being too caloric. However, I have read about all the unfortunate ramifications of drug use in the United States, and have been thinking over ways to make things better for our communities …

I was refreshing my memory of the Amendments to the United States Constitution today, and came across some thought-provoking information ..

THE NINTH AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

Per Wikipedia, the 9th Amendment protects rights that are not set forth in the Constitution …

Link: “List of Amendments to the United States Constitution,” in Wikipedia … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_amendments_to_the_United_States_Constitution ..

THE EIGHTEENTH AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION

And then, via the same source, I read that the 18th Amendment made it illegal to manufacture or sell alcohol in the United States. This amendment was repealed on 5 December 1933. As I recall, this was after a lot of violence around bootlegging and illegal hooch parlors.

PARALLELS BETWEEN VIOLENCE AROUND PROHIBITION OF ALCOHOL AND TODAY’S DRUG WAR VIOLENCE

So I got to thinking about the parallels between the prohibition of alcohol, way back when, and the current drug war in America. The similarities are intriguing.

WHAT GOOD THINGS MIGHT HAPPEN IF RECREATIONAL DRUGS WERE FOUND TO BE CONSTITUTIONALLY LEGAL?

What if the 9th Amendment were applied to the 18th Amendment, and recreational drugs were found to be legal …

  • Maybe the money and manpower currently being spent on the war against drugs could then be applied to the moral, ethical, and spiritual upliftment of our children.
  • To their education in the arts, music, and languages, for instance.
  • What if the law enforcement officers now embroiled in, and physically imperiled by, the drug war, were retrained and repositioned as part of this educational effort?

Dear Ones, God bless you all!

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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