The bird flu scare will put the entire media spectacle in a different light. It is, in many ways, a microcosm of the lies and manipulations, ranging from mundane drives such as greed to the deepest of plans by the powers that be to eliminate large portions of the world's people.
Let's start with the mundane element of greed.
GREED BY RUMSFELD
Where there's corruption in the US, you'll find high ranking members of the Bush Reich.
Dick Cheney's close association with Halliburton, the US corporation now making billions off the the US imposed, organised, and sanctioned suffering of the Iraqi people, is well known.
Did you know that Donald Rumsfeld is closely associated with the California biotech firm that originally developed Tamiflu? You remember Tamiflu.
It is the one drug that is being promoted as the cure-all for avian flu.
Coincidence? We think not.
In William Engdahl's article published in full today in our Bird Flu section, he writes:
Tamiflu was developed and patented in 1996 by a California biotech firm, Gilead Sciences Inc.