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-Le Pain Maudit
“The case of “Le Pain Maudit” (The Cursed Bread) was a scene out of “Alice in Wonderland” on Acid, literally. The local villagers thought that the bread had been doped with some kind of psychedelic mould. This bazaar scene all took place in 1951 in the quiet village of Pont-Saint-Esprit, southern France, which suddenly and inexplicably was struck down with mass insanity and hallucinations. Dozens of villagers were committed to asylums and hundreds were afflicted. In all five people died. Time magazine reported, ”Among the stricken, delirium rose: patients thrashed wildly on their beds, screaming that red flowers were blossoming from their bodies that their heads had turned to molten lead.’’ Scientists from the Sandoz Pharmaceutical Company tried to cover-up this story and misdirect the public with claims of toxic bread. They blamed this event on the local bakery and that the flour used was contaminated with ergot, a hallucinogenic mould. Another theory said the incident was as a result of mercury poisoning. However, as we know, Sandoz (the inventors of LSD) were also supplying the CIA with huge amounts of this drug.
The underlying truth started to emerge when investigative reporter Hank Albarelli Jr. began looking into the Frank Olsen case (murdered by the CIA), suspecting that the official story was wrong and that possibly there was a different explanation. As reported in the British newspaper The Telegraph: “Mr Albarelli came across CIA documents while investigating the suspicious suicide of Frank Olson… One note transcribes a conversation between a CIA agent and a Sandoz official who mentions the “secret of Pont-Saint-Esprit” and explains that it was not “at all” caused by mould but by diethylamide, the D in LSD… Mr Albarelli spoke to former colleagues of Mr Olson, two of whom told him that the Pont-Saint-Esprit incident was part of a mind control experiment run by the CIA and US army.” -by Henry Samuel in Paris, The Telegraph – 11 Mar 2010
Whether Karma or not, one can not miss the irony of this story. Here we have an investigation being carried out into the wrong-doings of the CIA by the Rockefeller Commission that published its findings on June 6, 1975. The chairman was none other than Nelson Rockefeller, US Vice-President. He was the son of John Davison Rockefeller Jr. So here we have a Commission, set up by President Gerald Ford, to investigate the federal intelligence agency known as the CIA. This is the very same agency that was illegally and criminally carrying out covert brain-washing and mind-control experiment, often against American citizens, and funded (directly or not) by the Rockefeller Foundation (or using its research data and facilities, such as universities) who again were sponsored by or funded by The Rockefeller’s. This could be a joke, but sadly not. Again a quote from the Telegraph: “Mr Albarelli said the real “smoking gun” was a White House document sent to members of the Rockefeller Commission… It contained the names of a number of French nationals who had been secretly employed by the CIA and made direct reference to the “Pont St. Esprit incident.” So let Mr. Albarelli have the last word:
“…To grossly summarize the long story told in my book, the outbreak at Pont St. Esprit had actually been produced by a top-secret, joint Army-CIA experiment conducted as part of the Project MK/NAOMI, an adjunct project to the CIA’s ultra-secret Projects Artichoke and MK/ULTRA… the very unit that Dr. Frank Olson directed, the Special Operations Division at Fort Detrick, oversaw the experiment in France.” -“CIA: What Really Happened in the quiet French village of Pont-Saint-Esprit” by Hank P. Albarelli Jr
Note: Sandoz is a generic drug subsidiary of Novartis, a multinational pharmaceutical company. The reported sales of Sandoz in 2007 were $7.2 billion US. Before the merger to form Novartis in 1996, Sandoz Laboratories was a Swiss pharmaceutical company best known for creating LSD by one of its scientists, Albert Hoffman in 1938. By 1949, LSD was marketed as a psychiatric drug under the trade name Delysid. Some of the other products that Sandoz has manufactured are Ritalin (methylphenidate), DDT and in January 2009, the United States Department of Health and Human Services awarded Novartis a $486 million contract for construction of the first U.S. plant to produce cell-based influenza vaccine.” -Taken from the book: “Mind, Mood and Mentality – A history of Mental abuse, psychiatric fraud and Big-Pharma control” by Paul A. Kidman