By James F. Tracy
(Link to original article on Memory Hole website)
Over the past several years a conspiracy of silence has surrounded the implementation of the Smart Grid across the United States, perhaps with good reason. If the public was aware of what lay behind this agenda there would likely be considerable outcry and resistance.
“Smart meters”–the principal nodes of the Smart Grid network–are being installed on homes and businesses by power utilities across the United States under the legal and fiscal direction of the United States government. In December 2007 both houses of the US Congress passed and President George W. Bush signed into law the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA).
This 310-page piece of legislation employs the dubious science of anthropogenic CO2-based climate change science to mandate an array of policies, such as fuel efficiency standards for vehicles and “green” energy initiatives. Tucked away in the final pages of this law is the description and de facto mandate for national implementation of the Smart Grid that the Bush administration promised … More
Editor’s note: We have been battling smart meters in Michigan for 4 years now – in the courts, before the Public Service Commission and now in the legislature. To the best of our knowledge, Channel 4 in Detroit (WDIV), has never run a story about there being any problem or controversy surrounding smart meters.
Related Story: ‘Media Blackout on Smart Meter Dangers’ Wins Project Censored Award More
Michigan Stop Smart Meters is proud to present two new events for folks wanting to better understand the menace that Michigan utilities are visiting upon the unsuspecting people of this state!
Saturday December 7th – ‘Take Back Your Power’ – a new controversial film by Canadian filmmaker Josh del Sol. From 11 am to 2 pm.
This film dramatizes in clear and convincing detail the way in which “smart” electric meters assault our privacy, our health and our pocketbooks. Free admission. Open to public. Light refreshments.
Plymouth District Library
223 South Main Street
Sunday December 15th – “Should We All Opt Out?” – A lecture exploring the ‘smart’ meter issues in depth with a discussion on what our options are as Michigan residents.
Since the May 15th Order of the Michigan Public Services Commission, many are wondering if they must now pay expensive fees to avoid the harm of these meters.
Learn more at this free public meeting: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Clinton-Macomb Main Library, 40900 Romeo Plank Rd (at Canal St) Clinton Twp, MI. 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. <More>
Risk that a Terrorist Will Turn Off Everyone’s Power – NEW MUST SEE VIDEO: Smart Grid – Massive Vulnerability.
The radio controlled disconnect switches also certainly open up that possibility to any terrorist with computer hacking skills. Here is story about just how vulnerable the entire electric grid is with smart meters on every home.
Who Controls the Off Switch? – Good British article explains in engineering language how power to entire industrialized world could be turned off by hackers