Posted by: Noni | July 30, 2019

Lost but not forgotten – Vimeo Video Prize

I couldn’t believe it when I received an email, on an outdated account that auto-forwards, that someone liked my video on Vimeo. I thought, I don’t have an account on Vimeo for video??? But I followed the link and low and behold their it was, the full 22 minute version of a drunk driving re-enactment that I produced way back in 2003.

I’d love to know what these kids are up to today, young adults now, since we worked on this amazing project.

Every 15 Minutes (IMDb) was a logistical challenge to shoot since it was a live performance (re-enactment of true events) with a massive cast. Real life heroes; police officers, fire fighters, paramedics, teachers, doctors, emergency room staff, mortuary employees, detectives, city workers and students joined the technical crew to produce a realistic depiction while exposing the repercussions of drinking and driving.

I’m not sure what the statistics are today but back in 2003 Every 15 Minutes someone died as a result of an alcohol related traffic accident. The preparation for this project was over 6 months long; rehearsals, counseling sessions for the teens, meetings with parents and community, liaison with hospital and emergency services… it took a village! More accurately, it took the City of Hawthorne, California.

The event was planned and executed with military precision timing. From a video production standpoint we had 9 camera operators who followed the real-time action, multiple locations, over 24 wireless microphones (editing was super challenging) and an outdoor sound system to broadcast live audio to the 1500 students who were seated in grandstands erected by the city for the occasion.

A special effects and make-up crew from CSI (television show) arrived at the crack of dawn to make our students look convincingly dead or mangled.  One of the parents broke down weeping over her daughters body in the ER at Hawthorne Hospital where she was pronounced ‘dead‘ shortly after her arrival. I don’t know how she did it, but that young actress never broke character, even with her mother sobbing on her shoulder. (While editing that footage I could hear the camera operator sniffling.)

I stayed up all night sifting through the footage to select clips to play at the ‘Memorial’ assembly in the high school auditorium the next day. There wasn’t a dry eye in the house. All in all, it was a highly emotional experience for not only the students that were involved but the entire student body, the teachers, parents, cast and crew. It’s an experience I will never forget; one of the most demanding projects I have ever been involved in, but also the most impact-full and rewarding.

I was recently asked by the main organizer and event producer, Sgt Jim Royer (now Captain) if I would be interested in making a new version. It would be an honor to work with him again.

Jim Royer of the Hawthorne Police Department is one of the most caring and dedicated law enforcement officers I have ever met. The impact he had on the kids, parents and community is priceless.  His passion elevated the professionalism and raised the bar to an extraordinary height.

I have copies of the DVD I created on that memorable day but didn’t remember posting this clip online.  Each of the students from the Graduating class received a copy of the documentary which also included behind the scenes and footage from the assembly. TRT 97 minutes.

Dedicated to all those who have lost their lives because someone drove impaired.

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Posted by: Noni | July 19, 2019

When children ask…Who is your God?

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I was sitting in solitude, telling my story to the camera when I was mobbed by curious children. They came in one by one, then they saw the camera and realized we were filming.

Going through all my files and starting to edit my transcripts. This is one of my favorite experiences so far in India. I was talking about education and the importance of teaching children and as if on cue, I was surround by inquisitive minds. They were fascinated by our video shoot, some of the children were gathered around Ragesh, (my cinematographer) and the camera and some with me.
Afterwards when we realized it was impossible to continue shooting (I sit alone telling my story on camera) we packed up and walked through the park with an entourage of kids in tow. The children were dressed in their fine clothes for Eid as it was the end of Ramadan.
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One by one they took turns shaking my hand and introducing themselves

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After our introductions, we took selfies together.

They asked me if I was Muslim, I said no. They asked if I was Hindi, I said no. Those are the 2 most followed religions in India. They asked who my god was, I stood for a moment thinking about how I could communicate a complex theory of my god to these children considering the fact that we didn’t share common language.
I pointed to a tree and said,God.
I pointed to a bush and said,God.
I pointed to a flower and said,God.
I pointed to a bird and said,God.
I pointed to the grass and said,God.
I pointed to a child and said,God.
Then another child, God, another child, God, another…
Then I pointed to myself and said, God.
The group immediately understood and began running around pointing at different things in the park exclaiming, God, God, God!
Then one of the older kids came back to me, pointed at himself then at me and said, ”Same God”
Yes, same god.
God is nature, God is creation, we are all God.
This was such a beautiful moment, I had to share it.  Can you please share this too? Thanks!
Posted by: Noni | July 14, 2019

censorship battle, fighting big tech

It’s been a month since I posted this video to my youtube channel and it currently reports a bleak 12 views. I shared it on two different twitter accounts, facebook, instagram, linkedIn, and in private messages to select followers. I find it very hard to believe that I only received 12 views in one month. In fact, I have been having dismal stats on all my posts, videos and tweets. I’ve been following Project Veritas and the undercover investigations that have revealed why I am having such disappointing stats.

No one is seeing my stuff. Or, if they do see my posts or watch my videos, the likes are not being registered and the counters are not clicking forward.

Well F.U. big tech

Watch my youtube demonstation showing a live instance of censorship

battling big tech

here is a transcript of the video:

okay so I just wanted to give it an
example of what censorship is about I
read this story on Facebook it comes
from the page national inquiry into
missing and murdered women in Canada and
the story is about a woman and her two
sisters who were sexually abused by
their older cousin as children and they
were in a very long court battle and
they were their cousin was found guilty
but the Supreme Court of BC threw away
the case today I don’t know if it was
today hang on a minute
nay missus today June the 12th June the
12th they throughout the course the
court case saying that the defendant
wasn’t given a fair trial because of all
the delays so the court causes the
delays and then they throw out the case
because they say that it’s not fair to
the defendant but these three women
their whole lives were ruined because of
this man this is a loophole in the
government in Ag loophole in the court
system so that the the sexual
perpetrators are getting away with
crimes they spent 12 years pursuing this
case if guy was found guilty and then on
Monday the Supreme Court stayed those
convictions arguing that excessive court
delays prevented the accused from
getting a fair trial so then I tried to
tweet this because people need to know
that these perpetrators are getting away
with basically murder who ruining
people’s not murder he didn’t murder
them but he sexually abused three women
three children and I try to go to
Twitter to share the story and Twitter
blocks it okay this is censorship this
is Twitter blocking this from being a
story I tried five times it just goes to
this page it doesn’t go anymore so then
I thought okay why don’t I share it to
LinkedIn I go to LinkedIn I go to
LinkedIn I try and share it on LinkedIn
oops where’s the share now it’s not even
giving me the share button anymore come
on there we go
where’s LinkedIn I wanted to make it I
wanted to make a comment on LinkedIn
about our court system goes to LinkedIn
basically sits there nothing happens
I have active accounts on these social
media platforms okay you shouldn’t just
be going to a page like this if I want
to go to any other stories I want to
share kittens if I want to share some
stupid meme no problem
but if I want to share something
important just goes to nowhere okay this
is censorship this is blatant censorship
this is a new story that people need to
hear about but what they do is they put
algorithms out to look for this link and
if anybody tries to share it they shut
it down because they don’t want people
knowing that the court tossed this out
now it’s already on Facebook let’s see
if I can share it to Facebook see what
happens if I try and share it to
Facebook
oh it’s actually letting me because it’s
already on Facebook but then what’ll
happen with Facebook is once the story
gets out it’ll say this story this you
see just an error message saying this is
no longer available that’s the new one
you’ll see that a lot you see people
people post things and it says this is
no longer available so actually Facebook
at this moments allowing it because it’s
coming from within Facebook I’m this
makes me so angry like people need to
understand like I’ve been here for half
an hour trying and only one other person
has shared to Facebook and one other
person to Twitter now it’s probably not
because they don’t want to share it’s
because they’re not able to share the
breaks are put on these kinds of
articles so that nobody finds out about
them my accounts are constantly being
censored I post things people don’t see
them this is what you need to understand
this is how social media works people
think what they see on social media is
the truth you can go you can verify this
this is a story from CBC this is the
story from CBC Canada I’m actually
really proud that they did this story
and that there’s that they’re showing
the truth about this woman and about her
sisters but unfortunately this is where
the story stops because the social media
platforms where most of the people
forty to sixty five percent of the
people get their news from social media
they don’t watch it from the news and
they have the brakes put on this article

 

 

Posted by: Noni | June 30, 2019

JFK Jr Speech

JFK Jr Speech that will shock you.

It will anger and fire you up

because it’s time to wake up friends.

ROBERT KENNEDY JR TRANSCRIPT from May 2019 speech in NYC:

Thank you for coming on such a rainy day. The pharmacist walked by and I don’t blame him for being angry because this is the biggest threat to their business plan. The vaccine industry when I was a boy was $270 million dollars. I got three vaccines and was fully compliant. Today it is a $50 billion dollar industry and 20% of pharmaceutical revenues.
But that’s at the front end.

At the back end are all the chronic diseases that the FDA says they think are associated with vaccines. A hundred and fifty diseases are now listed on the product inserts. The reason they’re listed on the product inserts is because the FDA has made the determination that these injuries are more likely caused by a vaccine.

This is the chronic disease epidemic.
I have six kids. I had eleven brothers and sisters. I had over fifty cousins. I didn’t know a single person with a peanut allergy. Why do all my kids have food allergies? Because they were born after 1989.

If you were born prior to 1989, your chance of having a chronic disease, according to HHS (Health and Human Services) is 12.8%. If you are born after 1989, your chance of having a chronic disease is 54%. And the FDA has said to the vaccine companies, you need to take a look at these diseases.
And what are these diseases?

They’re the neuro-developmental diseases, ADD, ADHD, language delays, speech delays, tics, Tourette Syndrome, ASD, and autism. The auto-immune disorders, Guillan-Barre, multiple sclerosis, juvenile diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis. The anyphylactic diseases, food allergies, rhinitis, asthma, and eczema. All of these exploded in 1989.

Congress ordered the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) to find out which year this disease epidemic started. And EPA did that study. They said it started in 1989. There are a lot of culprits. Many new things. We have cell-phones. We have PFOA (perfluorooctanic acid). We have ultra-sound. We have glyphosate. We have many other things. Our kids are swimming in a toxic soup.

We’re not saying all of those illnesses came from vaccines. But there is no intervention that is so exquisite and precisely timed as what happened when we went in 1989 and changed that vaccine schedule and raised the levels of aluminum and mercury, tripled and quintupled them. We went from the 3 vaccines that I had, to the 72 my kids had, and to the 75 that kids are going to get next year. And there are 273 new vaccines in the pipeline.

I went in and met with Adam Schiff. I’ve been a democrat all my life. What’s happening in the democratic party disturbs me greatly. But I was astonished when one of the leading democrats in our country, Adam Schiff, went to the internet titans, to Facebook, to Google, which has a $668 million dollar partnership with GlaxoSmithKline, the biggest vaccine maker in the world. They make drugs and mine your personal data so they can sell you more drugs. Schiff went to Pintrest, Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, all of them, and told them they need to start censoring information and complaints about a pharmaceutical product.

I said to Adam Schiff, “You know these are greedy companies. You know they’re homicidal.” Any democrat will tell you that. The four companies that produce all 72 vaccines that are mandated for American children, every one of them is a convicted felon. Since 2009, those four companies collectively have paid $35 billion dollars in criminal penalties and damages and fines for defrauding regulators, for falsifying science, for bribing doctors, for lying to the public, and for killing lots and lots of people.

Vioxx, a drug made by Merck, they knew it would cause heart attacks. They sold it as a headache pill. They didn’t tell people, you won’t have a headache, but you might have a heart attack. Of course, if they had, not too many people would have bought it.

So, they decided to keep it a secret. They killed a hundred and twenty thousand people minimum, probably five hundred thousand people. So I said to Adam Schiff, “What kind of cognitive dissonance does it require, to believe that this company, which is lying and cheating and killing with every other pharmaceutical product it makes, has found Jesus when it comes to vaccines?” Everybody knows you can’t sue a vaccine company. That’s why we had this gold rush explosion of vaccines beginning in 1989.

They have no incentive to make their product safe, other than their moral scruples, of which we know they have none.

What most people don’t know is that vaccine companies have an even more important exemption.

They are exempt from safety testing their products. It is the only medical product. The reason is that it’s an artifact of the CDC’s legacy as the public health service, which was a quasi-military agency. The CDC took it over in the late 1970s. That’s why people at the CDC often have military rank, like the Surgeon General. The vaccine program was initiated as a national security defense against biological attack. Because of that they wanted to make sure we could get vaccines out to the public very quickly if Russia sent anthrax over here. They wanted to remove all the regulatory impediments that would prevent the quick deployment of that product.

So, they said, if we call it a medicine, all medicines have to be safety-tested under the law, double-blind placebo, and follow-up for five years. They said, we can’t do that. We’re going to call them something different. We’re going to call them “biologics.” And we’re going to make it so they don’t have to be tested at all.
And when the industry exploded in 1989, they took advantage of this loophole when they brought all of these new products to market. Not one of the 72 vaccines on the schedule mandated for our children, have been tested with a placebo.

That means that nobody can scientifically tell you what the risk profile of that product is. Nobody can tell you that product is going to save more lives than it will take. There is no scientific basis whatsoever. How can we as a society, a government, a democratic party, be mandating products for our children when we cannot tell what the risk is of that product?

Now, all of the vaccines on the schedule, and all medical products, are required to list whatever safety testing they do. Not one of these has ever used a placebo. But some of them do safety testing anyway, like the polio vaccine, for maybe 48 hours.

The hepatitis B vaccine that is given to every child in this country on the day it’s born, they observe for 5 days. That means if a child dies on day 6, it never happened. If a child has a seizure on day 6, it never happened. If the baby gets food allergies and is diagnosed three years later, or autism or an auto-immune disease, it never happened. That way they can say it’s safe.

The weird thing is that there was one vaccine, the MMR vaccine, that all of this hoopla is about, it’s the only vaccine that has no safety testing listed on the insert. And for many years, Del [Bigtree] and I have been saying, “that’s weird.” Do any exist? What happened? So we sued HHS. We said, “where is it?”
Three weeks ago they gave us the safety testing. There were 800 kids. Normally you have 20,000 kids or subjects in one of these. There were 800 kids in 8 different categories. For a drug they are going to give to billions of people. The testing lasted only 42 days.

But 50% of the kids who were involved in that study had gastro-intestinal illnesses, serious ones, some of them for the full 42 days. 50% had respiratory illnesses, some of them for 42 days. This is a product that is worse, according to its own record, than the illness it’s pretending to prevent.

Maybe there are people here who are anti-vaxx. I am not anti-vaxx. I just want safe vaccines. And I want robust science. And I want transparency in government. And I want independent regulators who are not owned by pharma.

At the FDA, which is supposed to protect us against these products, receives 75% of its budget from the industry. The World Health Organization (WHO) receives 50% of its budget from pharma. The CDC is a pharmaceutical company. It has about $5 billion dollars a year that it buys and sells vaccines. And individuals within HHS who worked on those vaccines at taxpayer expense, if they worked on them, they’re allowed to get royalty payments.

Every vial of Gardasil that’s sold, there are people within HHS, high-level individuals, who are collecting $150,000 a year in royalties. And HHS and NIH own part of that patent and are collecting money every year. These are not regulatory agencies. They are appendages of the industry.

They don’t want to hear about this. The reason they call you and me anti-vaxx is it’s a way of shutting us up. So they don’t have to debate these very serious issues about vaccine safety. So they don’t have to debate the science.

And they’ve bought off the press. They put $25 billion dollars a year into advertising. We’re the only nation in the world, other than New Zealand, that allows pharmaceutical advertising on television. And they’ve been able to buy the press in this country. They’re not only selling ads for their drugs, but they’re also dictating content.

Now they’re telling us they’re going to censor Facebook because they want to get rid of misinformation about vaccines. We’re just talking about science. We’re giving them peer-review. You’ll never hear peer-review from a vaccine proponent. What you’ll hear are appeals to authority. What does that mean? It means that vaccines are safe because CDC or WHO says they’re safe.

But do you know who the ultimate authority is? It’s the Institute of Medicine. That is why Congress named the Institute of Medicine to be the ultimate authority on vaccine safety. And do you know what the Institute of Medicine says? It says there are 150 diseases that they think are caused by vaccines, and the CDC has been directed to study them. They said that in 1994. CDC refused. They said it again in 1998. CDC refused. They said it again in 2011. They say it every year.

The Institute of Medicine says we have no idea whether these vaccines are causing this huge chronic disease epidemic. That is the ultimate authority. Not WHO. Not CDC. And the only way they can deal with these arguments is by shutting us up.

The vaccine misinformation is not coming from us, it’s coming from them. How many of you have heard the networks report that 80,000 people died of flu last year? You know what CDC’s data said? And CDC told the networks that number. I don’t blame them, but the press is supposed to check. My father told me, people in power lie. And you’re supposed to check on it. You know what CDC’s own data said? 2300 people died of flu, not 80,000.

How many of you have heard that the death rate for measles is 1 in 1,000? CDC told them that. CDC’s own data says that it’s 1 in 10,000 people and 1 in 500,000 Americans. That’s what CDC’s data says. But that’s not what you’ll hear from the networks.

Any of you who watched NBC the other night saw Lester Holt. All of the news shows have become advertisements and they’re all part of this orchestrated frenzy that we’re terrified of measles. And we’ve got to get this vaccine and we’ve got to pass this mandate. Lester Holt is sponsored by Merck, which makes the vaccine. Lester Holt showed a frightening picture on his show of a baby that was afflicted by these terrible measles bumps. It turns out it was fake. He had to fake it. He’s never apologized. NBC never apologized. That is misinformation.
And Lester Holt is sitting there saying we’ve got to shut down this misinformation about vaccines while he is the primary promoter of that information.

This industry has been able to disable all of the institutions of our democracy that stand between a greedy corporation and a vulnerable child. As Del pointed out, they are the biggest lobbyists on Capitol Hill. There are more lobbyists than Congressmen and Senators combined. They give double the amount of oil and gas. They give four times what defense and aerospace give.

They own Congress. That’s why Congress will not subpoena Bill Thompson, the chief scientist at CDC who says they’ve been lying to us for all these years. They’ve been destroying data. And they won’t call him in and question him.

They have been able to disable the regulatory agencies through capture. Those agencies are now sock-puppets for the industries they’re supposed to regulate. They’ve been able to neutralize the lawyers by making it illegal to sue a vaccine company. The lawyers and the courts are gone.

They’ve been able to neutralize the press, all press scrutiny. Now, they’re neutralizing the internet. They’re shutting us down so we cannot speak. So that nobody has to listen to the truth. So that nobody has to read the peer-reviewed science. So nobody has to listen to the questions.

The last thing standing between the corporation and that little baby is the mom and the dad. And this greedy industry cannot stand that mother who is going to stop her little baby from being vaccinated. From buying their product and then being hooked for the rest of their lives on Adderal, Epi-Pens, Ritalin, the anti-seizure medications, and the Prozac they get at the back end of this insane industry.

And what do the democrats say? Well, there is no such thing as vaccine injury. It’s all an illusion and these women are hysterical. And they’re so easily deluded. But these women know what happened to their child.

I would say it’s time for the Democratic party to start listening to women. And what happened to the central, fundamental plank of the democratic party? My body, my choice!

And why is our party advocating censorship?
And why is our party in bed with one of the dirtiest industries in the history of mankind?

We need to take our children back. We need to take our country back. We need to take our democracy back. Thank you.

Another incredible day! We were walking from our hotel looking for a green space to film in (seeking shade under trees because it was a brutally hot day) and walked past an imposing looking gate. I noticed this statue of Indira Gandhi, a woman I admire greatly, and I stopped to snap a photo.

One of the security guards called out to me, “Lady, no photos without permission.” So, being a person who always continually pushes for more, I asked “who do I speak to for that permission?” After several minutes of questioning I was signing in and headed to Administrative building number 4 to get permission to shoot on the campus.

Initially our goal was to find a nice location to film my story but as we navigated through the 150 acre complex I did some quick research on the University and was immediately impressed. It’s the largest University in the world with current enrollment of over 3 million students. (Sometimes over 4 million registered and actively studying) They have 5 regions and several coaching/study/tutorial locations in each state.

This government run institution has improved the educational status of millions of students with thousands of courses offered. Open learning and self study programs being suited to Indians who need to continue working while earning their degree, certification or diploma.

I inquired at the registrar’s office and after a short explanation of my purpose in India I was given a royal tour of the entire campus. We visited the material handling facility, the studios where a live broadcast was underway, the FM radio station and I was introduced to heads of faculty, the Registrar and Vice Registrar, media relations and a flood of key personnel. It was a 3.5 hour whirlwind tour where we held discussions about the importance of education not only in India but around the world.

I was honored to engage in such heartfelt and purposeful dialogue with a veteran academic team.

We were hosted so graciously and I promised to return again for more conversation. I have a plethora of materials to sort through and Ragesh and I will create a video to showcase this magical experience.

I am constantly reminded that clear intentions with worthy goals brings resounding significance from the Universe.

A beautiful and fascinating day which I look forward to sharing with you. We’re in transit from Delhi, north into the mountains at present where another adventure awaits us.

Thank you to Rajesh, Rajesh and Abdul for a remarkable afternoon.

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Posted by: Noni | June 24, 2019

Qutub Minar, Delhi

I came to India to write a book but that hasn’t stopped me from doing some sight seeing. This 1,000 year old World heritage site was particularly fascinating.

I finally did remember the name of the metal pillar in the video, the iron pillar of Delhi.

Posted by: Noni | June 20, 2019

Uprising of Citizen Based Journalism

It’s been years since I’ve followed any mainstream media. Disillusionment struck in 1993 when I was a host/reporter for a live-to-air television show, Vancouver Now. I was repeatedly shut down from pursuing certain topic matter and restricted from including specific words and jargon in my video segments. I realized then that my career would be one of reading a teleprompter, smiling, nodding, and holding a solemn gaze into the camera until the video on some diluted piece fluff piece was rolling. I left Vancouver for Los Angeles where I ventured into film and live event production. I selected projects that resonated with the messages I was hoping to convey.Funding was a constant barrier since good projects don’t draw big audiences enough to warrant the financial risk.I satisfied my desires to educate and promote positive lifestyles by selecting film projects that had strong realistic female roles, sustainable messaging and socially responsible content. I paid my bills by doing freelance AV gigs. The interesting thing is that often I was exposed to information in corporate meetings, conferences and seminars that helped me in reaching my own goals. Imagine if you will, being a fly on the wall of a top level industry event. That was my job.I never read newspapers, well at least not willingly. I don’t watch TV or listen to talk radio. I get my news from the web. The World Wide Web can be a frightening thing if you don’t set some barriers and learn how to disseminate all the clutter. Surfers are subjected to just as much garbage as you find on TV, radio or in print. The beauty is in the ease of verification. As simple as clicking a link to a supporting document or searching via Duckduckgo.com (I never use Google, they filter too and censor too much)

I found this draft in a folder that I never new existed.

June 20th, 2019It was originally created in April 2017. I thought it had been published. But seems it was stuck in blog purgatory.Not sure what to make of that but I do know, I will not be silenced. I will continue to search for truth and report what I find.Journalists and activists are being eliminated daily, permanently silenced. I refuse to join that club. I have stories to share, messages to send and experiences to share.Hang tight, it’s going be a crazy ride…

While I was staying at the Mystical Yoga Retreat in Khujaraho I had the pleasure to meet Yogesh, a yogi who has a focus on eliminating hazardous waste and teaching people how to live healthier lives.

He shared some of his health knowledge with me and we spent time engaged in conversation about how to educate people on changing habits to preserve our planet.

Here’s an interview with him where he talks about the situation in India.

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