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The Fluoride Conspiracy

"Tell a lie loud enough and long enough and people will believe it."
- Adolf Hitler

"Fluoridation is the greatest case of scientific fraud of this century."
- Robert Carlton, Ph.D, former EPA scientist, 1992

The history of forcing fluoride on humans through the fluoridation of drinking water is wrought with lies, greed and deception. Governments that add fluoride to drinking water supplies insist that it is safe, beneficial and necessary, however, scientific evidence shows that fluoride is not safe to ingest and areas that fluoridate their drinking water supplies have higher rates of cavities, cancer, dental fluorosis, osteoporosis and other health problems. Because of the push from the aluminum industry, pharmaceutical companies and weapons manufacturers, fluoride continues to be added to water supplies all over North America and due to recent legal actions against water companies that fluoridate drinking water supplies, precedent has been set that will make it impossible for suits to be filed against water suppliers that fluoridate. There is a growing resistance against adding toxic fluoride to our water supplies, but unfortunately, because fluoride has become "the lifeblood of the modern industrial economy"(Bryson 2004), there is too much money at stake for those who endorse water fluoridation . The lies of the benefits of water fluoridation will continue to be fed to the public, not to encourage health benefits to a large number of people, but to profit the military-industrial complex.

The story begins in 1924, when Interessen Gemeinschaft Farben (I.G. Farben), a German chemical manufacturing company, began receiving loans from American bankers, gradually leading to the creation of the huge I.G. Farben cartel. In 1928 Henry Ford and American Standard Oil Company (The Rockefellers) merged their assets with I.G. Farben, and by the early thirties, there were more than a hundred American corporations which had subsidiaries and co-operative understandings in Germany. The I.G. Farben assets in America were controlled by a holding Company, American I.G. Farben, which listed on it’s board of directors: Edsel Ford, President of the Ford Motor Company, Chas. E. Mitchell, President of Rockerfeller’s National City Bank of New York, Walter Teagle, President of Standard Oil New York, Paul Warburg, Chairman of the federal reserve and brother of Max Warburg, financier of Germany’s War effort, Herman Metz, a director of the Bank of Manhattan, controlled by the Warburgs, and a number of other members, three of which were tried and convicted as German war criminals for their crimes against humanity. In 1939 under the Alted agreement, the American Aluminum Company (ALCOA), then the worlds largest producer of sodium fluoride, and the Dow Chemical Company transferred its technology to Germany. Colgate, Kellogg, Dupont and many other companies eventually signed cartel agreements with I.G. Farben, creating a powerful lobby group accurately dubbed "the fluoride mafia"(Stephen 1995).

At the end of World War II, the US government sent Charles Eliot Perkins, a research worker in chemistry, biochemistry, physiology and pathology, to take charge of the vast Farben chemical plants in Germany. The German chemists told Perkins of a scheme which they had devised during the war and had been adapted by the German General Staff. The German chemists explained of their attempt to control the population in any given area through the mass medication of drinking water with sodium fluoride, a tactic used in German and Russian prisoner of war camps to make the prisoners "stupid and docile"(Stephen 1995). Farben had developed plans during the war to fluoridate the occupied countries because it was found that fluoridation caused slight damage to a specific part of the brain, making it more difficult for the person affected to defend his freedom and causing the individual to become more docile towards authority. Fluoride remains one of the strongest anti-psychotic substances known, and is contained in twenty-five percent of the major tranquilizers. It may not seem surprising that Hitler’s regime practiced the concept of mind control through chemical means, but the American military continued Nazi research, exploring techniques to incapacitate an enemy or medicate an entire nation. As stated in the Rockerfeller Report, a Presidential briefing on CIA activities, "the drug program was part of a much larger CIA program to study possible means of controlling human behavior"(Stephen 1995).

The ‘dental caries prevention myth’ associated with fluoride, originated in the United States in 1939, when a scientist named Gerald J. Cox, employed by ALCOA, the largest producer of toxic fluoride waste and at the time being threatened by fluoride damage claims, fluoridated some lab rats, concluded that fluoride reduced cavities and claimed that it should be added to the nation’s water supplies. In 1947, Oscar R. Ewing, a long time ALCOA lawyer, was appointed head of the Federal Security Agency , a position that placed him in charge of the Public Health Service(PHS). Over the next three years, eighty-seven new American cities began fluoridating their water, including the control city in a water fluoridation study in Michigan, thus eliminating the most scientifically objective test of safety and benefit before it was ever completed.

American ‘education and research’ was funded by the Aluminum Manufacturing, Fertilizer and Weapons Industry looking for an outlet for the increasingly mounting fluoride industrial waste while attaining positive profit increase. The ‘discovery’ that fluoride benefited teeth, was paid for by industry that needed to be able to defend "lawsuits from workers and communities poisoned by industrial fluoride emissions" (Bryson 1995) and turn a liability into an asset. Fluoride, a waste constituent in the manufacturing processes of explosives, fertilizers and other ‘necessities’, was expensive to dispose of properly and until a ‘use’ was found for it in America’s water supplies, the substance was only considered a toxic, hazardous waste. Through sly public re-education, fluoride, once a waste product, became the active ingredient in fluorinated pesticides, fungicides, rodenticides, anesthetics, tranquilizers, fluorinated pharmaceuticals, and a number of industrial and domestic products, fluorinated dental gels, rinses and toothpastes. Fluoride is so much a part of a multibillion-dollar industrial and pharmaceutical income, that any withdrawal of support from pro-fluoridationists is financially impossible, legally unthinkable and potentially devastating for their career and reputation.

Funded by US industrialists, in an attempt to encourage public acceptance of fluoride, Edward Bernays, known also as the father of PR, or the original spin doctor, began a campaign of deception to persuade public opinion. Barnays explained "you can get practically any idea accepted if doctors are in favour. The public is willing to accept it because a doctor is an authority to most people, regardless of how much he knows or doesn’t know"(Bryson 2004). Doctors who endorsed fluoridation didn’t know that research discrediting fluoride’s safety was either suppressed or not conducted in the first place. Fluoride became equated with scientific progress and since it was introduced to the public as a health-enhancing substance, added to the environment for the children’s sake, those opposing fluoride were dismissed as cranks, quacks and lunatics. Fluoride became impervious to criticism because of a relentless PR offensive, but also because of it’s overall toxicity. Unlike chemicals that have a signature effect, fluoride, a systemic poison, produces a range of health problems, so it’s effects are more difficult to diagnose.

Recently declassified US Military documents such as Manhattan Project, shows how Fluoride is the key chemical in atomic bomb production and millions of tonnes of it were needed for the manufacture of bomb-grade uranium and plutonium. Fluoride poisoning, not radiation poisoning, emerged as the leading chemical health hazard for both workers and nearby communities. A-bomb scientists were ordered to provide evidence useful for defense in litigation, so they began secretly testing fluoride on unsuspecting hospital patients and indignant, mentally retarded children.. "The August 1948 Journal of the American Dental Association shows that evidence of adverse effects from fluoride was censored by the US Atomic Energy Commission for reasons of "national security" (Griffiths 1998). The only report released stated that fluoride was safe for humans in small doses.

During the Cold War, Dr. Harold C. Hodge, who had been the toxicologist for the US Army Manhattan Project, was the leading scientific promoter of water fluoridation. While Dr. Hodge was reassuring congress of the safety of water fluoridation, he was covertly conducting one of the nation’s first public water fluoridation experiments in Newburgh, New York, secretly studying biological samples from Newburgh citizens at his US laboratory at the University of Rochester. Since there are no legal constraints against the suppression of scientific data, the only published conclusion resulting from these experiments was that fluoride was safe in low doses, a profoundly helpful verdict for the US Military who feared lawsuits for fluoride injury from workers in nuclear power plants and munitions factories. Fluoride pollution was one of the biggest legal worries facing key US industrial sectors during the cold war. A secret group of corporate attorneys, known as the Fluorine Lawyers Committee, whose members included US Steel, ALCOA, Kaiser Aluminum, and Reynolds Metals, commissioned research at the Kettering Laboratory at the University of Cincinnati to "provide ammunition"(Bryson 2004) for those corporations who were fighting a wave of citizen claims for fluoride injury. The Fluorine Lawyers Committee and their medical ambassadors were in personal and frequent contact with the senior officials of the federal National Institute for Dental Research, and have been implied in the ‘burying’ of the forty year old Kettering study, which showed that fluoride poisoned the lungs and lymph nodes in laboratory animals. Private interests, sought to destroy careers and censor information by ensuring that scientific studies raising doubts about the safety of fluoride never got funded, and if they did, never got published.

During the 1990’s, research conducted by Harvard toxicologist Phillis Mullenix showed that fluoride in water may lead to lower IQ’s, and produced symptoms in rats strongly resembling attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Just days before her research was accepted for publication, Mullenix was fired as the head of toxicology at the Forsyth Dental Center in Boston. Then her application for a grant to continue her fluoride and central nervous system research was turned down by the US National Institute of Health (NIH), when an NIH panel told her that "fluoride does not have central nervous system effects"(Griffiths 1998).

Despite growing evidence that it is harmful to public health, US federal and state pubic health agencies and large dental and medical organizations such as the American Dental Association (ADA), continue to promote fluoride. Water fluoridation continues, despite the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s own scientists, whose union, Chapter 280 of the National Treasury Employees Union, has taken a strong stand against it. Dr. William Hirzy, vice president of Chapter 280, stated that "fluoride (that is added to municipal water) is a hazardous waste product for which there is substantial evidence of adverse health effects and, contrary to public perception, virtually no evidence of significant benefits"( Mullenix 1998). Although fluoride is up to fifty times more toxic than sulfur dioxide, it is still not regulated as an air pollutant by the American Clean Air Act. Since thousands of tonnes of industrial fluoride waste is poured into drinking water supplies all over North America, supposedly to encourage gleaming smiles in our children, big industry in the US has the benefit of emitting as much fluoride waste into the environment as they like with absolutely no requirement to measure emissions and no way of being held accountable for poisoning people, animals and vegetation.

In August 2003, the EPA requested that the National Research Council, the research arm of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), re-evaluate water fluoride safety standards by reviewing recent scientific literature, because the last review in 1993 had major gaps in research. "Neither the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), nor the National Institute for Dental Research (NIDR), nor the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has any proof on fluoride’s safety or effectiveness"(Sterling 1993). The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology has classified fluoride as an unapproved dental medicament due to it’s high toxicity and the US National Cancer Institute Toxicological Program has found fluoride to be an "equivocal carcinogen" (Maurer 1990).

Currently the US government is continuing to introduce further fluoridation schemes throughout the country, including the Water Act passed in November 2003, which has made it impossible for water companies to undergo civil or criminal hearings as a result of adding fluoride to public water supplies.

In a society where products containing asbestos, lead, beryllium and many other carcinogens have been recalled from the marketplace, it is surprising that fluoride is embraced so thoroughly and blindly. It seems absurd that we would consider paying the chemical industry to dispose of their toxic waste by adding it to our water supply. Hiding the hazards of fluoride pollution from the public is a capitalist-style con job of epic proportions that has occurred because a powerful lobby wishes to manipulate public opinion in order to protect it’s own financial interests. "Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country... our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of" (Bernays 1991).

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Posted: Feb 11 2011, 6:54 AM

216114 hi

Posted: Mar 08 2011, 5:57 PM

216115 Yet another non scientific article on F-. I even see one person commenting on it that there is good F- and bad F- which shows a high level of ignorance. Its not as stupid as the one person who thinks that fluoride ions are a GAS!!!!!! Many fluoride minerals are known in nature. Fluoride is found naturally in low concentration in drinking water and foods. Waters from underground sources are more likely to have higher levels of fluoride, whereas the concentration in seawater averages 1.3 parts per million (ppm). Fresh water supplies generally contain between 0.01–0.3 ppm, whereas the ocean contains between 1.2 and 1.5 ppm. OH and you will find fluoride in table salt, some natural and some added.

Posted: Apr 19 2011, 6:33 PM

6848 Be aware that other forms of Anti-Phsychotic medicine have been discovered in drinking water supplies. At first it was said that people must be flushing their old medicine down the toilet. But the quantity of these drugs being found are not consistent with this simple answer. Upon further investigation some independant water testing companies have recieved an answer from certain government organizations that claim that these medicines are being put into the drinking water supply on purpose to discourage Terrorist Activity!! HELLO! Say What? Your feeding us all anti-phsychotic medicine and negating the effects on normal people by saying that it combats Terrorism, what is that like 1 or 2 % of the people in total that are being medicated?
Keep investigating people. This must be stopped.

Posted: Jul 24 2011, 12:06 AM

6630 My nephew had to have his leg amputated due to fluoride poisoning when he was 14,this was 10+ years ago. I stopped using municipal water sources and fluoride toothpaste back in the early '90's. I saw my dentist for a check up and was told I had a cavity. When my dentist started to drill it out,he hit a hard section and he was awe struck. What he found was that my body used it's calcium and vitamin D resources to fill the cavity. I know this sounds like fantasy,but it's 100% true I swear on my life and all I hold sacred. I believe that getting a good supply of calcium and vitamin D is a better and possibly safer way to strengthen your teeth than fluoride.

Posted: Jul 26 2011, 5:23 AM

72173 To the person who said that 150 independent agencies say fluoride is safe, then proceeded to call sceptics "nutjobs" and conspiracy theorists; you are reacting to the refutation of your artificially created thought patterns just as the powers that be want you to. You and most of America have been programmed to respond in that manner by the subtle and insidious mind control programs put into effect after WWII. Try to understand that those "independent agencies" are all either part of the US government or the UK government. Don't call me names if you can't come up with truly independent resources, because I can!

Posted: Jul 26 2011, 6:19 AM

72173 Okay, 17379 and all you other programmed chumps that believe your dentist without references, but want references from a friendly discussion; I happen to be doing research right now, July 2011, on the intentional harm the Powers That Be are doing to the American public by mass medication and mind control. Ever heard of the United Nations' Agenda 21? Well, chump, it is a declared policy of depopulation of the world. For aesthetic purposes of all things. The governments of the world are rallying behind this globalization scheme and you can Google it to your hearts content if you want references, Also try; The Bilderberg Group, The Council on Foreign Relations, The New World Order, D.A.R.P.A., The Tri-Lateral Commission, World Health Organization, International Monetary Fund,,,,,Oh, and here's some specifics on fluoridation;

Spittle B. (1994). Psychopharmacology of fluoride: a review. International clinical psychopharmacology 9:79-82.

Guo Z, et al. (2001). Study on neurobehavioral function of workers
occupationally exposed to fluoride. Industrial Health and Occupational Disease 27:346-348.

Han H, et al. (1989). The effects of fluorine on human fetus. Chinese
Journal of Control of Endemic Diseases 4:136-138.

Li XS. (1995). Effect of Fluoride Exposure on Intelligence in Children.
Fluoride 28:189-192.

Xiang Q, et al. (2003a). Effect of fluoride in drinking water on children's intelligence. Fluoride 36: 84-94.

Trivedi MH, et al. (2007). Effect of high fluoride water on intelligence of school children in India. Fluoride 40(3):178-183.

National Research Council. (2006). Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Scientific Review of EPA's Standards. National Academies Press, Washington D.C. p 186.

"it is apparent that fluorides have the ability to interfere with the functions of the brain."
SOURCE: National Research Council. (2006). Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Scientific Review of EPA's Standards. National Academies Press, Washington D.C. p 187.

Diesendorf, M. et al. (1997). New Evidence on Fluoridation. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 21 : 187-190.

Okay, chump! Who is the dumb ass now? There's lots more if you can handle it, chump. About 95% of all the research I have accumulated opposes the government's stand that fluoride is a modern miracle given to the masses because they can't do it for themselves. Very little hard evidence exists that proves fluoride is good for anything but rat poison. So, you keep feeding your family rat poison, chump. I'd rather not.

Posted: Aug 01 2011, 6:32 PM

71200 The usual conspiracy twaddle. The notion that dentists sponsor fluoridation is ludicrous. The disappearance of caries caused a tremendous amount of turmoil and is the cause of the growth of orthodontia.. Why is it always about the shadowy "them" who are engaging in mind control over the "dupes"?
The supposed cognoscenti are able to invent connective tissue among disparate and truly unconnected Items adopting muddled "science". I am uncertain whether these folks are just pathetic or mentally challenged AND pathetic.
Militia anyone ;-)
Drink Water My Children

Posted: Aug 18 2011, 12:45 PM

142192 Drink up. It's fine ;} ... Nothing to see here.

Posted: Nov 07 2011, 3:15 AM

66182 My dentist is one of many who apposes Fluoridation.
what right does government have to mass medicate us

Posted: Nov 18 2011, 7:46 PM

9627 it all probably has to do with the nwo and one world government. you tell people in this country about stuff like this , god knows there is plenty of dirty shit going on and they look at you like you are crazy or they just don.t care, docile like the tests showed! we are in deep shit!

Posted: Feb 13 2012, 11:44 PM

70160 After reading this article I switched to using plain out baking soda instead of fluoride toothpaste, due to pollution levels in my hometown in New Jersey the well water wasn't safe, it's a sad day when most sodas are safer than tap water.

Posted: Feb 23 2012, 10:52 PM

174252 Oh yeah, and the English are known for having great smiles.

Posted: Feb 28 2012, 7:59 PM


Posted: May 30 2012, 10:04 PM

68189 I have been telling people about the dangers of flouride for years now, and not only is it dangerous to ingest, but you also inhale it every time you take a shower, which also has a great number of adverse health effects as well. I prefer to not even like to give my dog tap water. I thoroughly enjoyed this article, and I even read it aloud to my husband who also loved it. To those of you who disagree with the article, you need to realize that you have been taking in by their propaganda, just because you say something over and over again and refuse to let voices of reason be heard, does not make it true. The companies responsible are multi billion dollar companies with powerful & untouchable lobbiest groups, they have enough money to silence anyone who tries to speak out against their horrifying crimes against the unwitting public.
Raymond Conder

Posted: Jun 12 2012, 9:24 PM

101170 The devil is a liar. Human governments are certainly under the sway of the devil. So how can we trust any of them. Simply we cannot. If they say this is ok - chances are it is not ok. So we look at fluoridation, vaccinations, modified food production, etc with a great deal of suspcion and skepticism. Ways of reducing population are always being entertained by the elitist freemason poofter bastards in high places. No doubt about that. Put not your faith, trust, hope, confidence in man and his ways. More better to trust the Lord God Almighty. Look more and more into the Word of God (Bible) and whilst humanistic governments rule the roost at present, do as much as possible to avoid devilish schemes as we wait for restoration of all things.

Posted: Jun 13 2012, 6:12 PM

21742 What's with all the chumps 72173? You all seem so angry. And please dont start bringing religion into the discussion, its a faith, a belief system that not everyone shares nor believes and it's not the forum for that. If we dont believe in man what hope do we have? Gods not here to save the day, just us, so have faith in each other instead of thinking everyone's out to conspire against you. So if vaccinations, affordable food to feed the growing population, and fluoride is a bad idea, how about penicillin or aspirin or how will you feed the masses or free people from disease without the aid of researchers and those bad people out there wanting so badly to pull the wool over everyone's eyes to make money?
Also, for the Americans out there that think the English (i hope you dont include the welsh, scots and irish into that comment!) aren't famed for their teeth, i ask you what is normal? Wasnt sure if you were being sarcastic 174252, but if your American I guess not. We (British) are not known for needlessly destroying perfectly healthy and functional teeth to get an 'American' smile. Is that normal to you? A Disease free dentition or an aesthetically modified set of teeth that costs a fortune and may fail in a few years, what would you chose?
I for one think fluoride supplements should be a free choice and freely available to those wanting to take them on an informed decision. But it's a bias argument here, why not highlight some of the studies that have shown beneficial results from the natural devil particle called fluoride? Good chat guys!

Posted: Aug 09 2012, 9:01 PM


Posted: Sep 02 2012, 1:19 AM

2423 I haven't read the responses from other readers. I will say what's on my mind without reacting to anyone. Good citizens of America.....Think for yourselves...Do not eat the spoon-fed news we are allowed to hear and look for yourselves at the B.S. we are fed everyday...Everything is alright...... the hell it is. I am a child of the 60's and 70's. We were raised to truly believe things were good and the aquamarine years of the sixties would go on forever. Well, wake the hell up, America. Control of the population is a challenge that people face every day, and we don't recognize it when we see it. The nature and condition of the human race prevents us from seeing the truth, because noone wants to face the reality that Government, while providing us with the "protection and privilige" of being an American, is betraying our trust and belief system, whatever that may be- Christian, Atheist, Agnostic, Buddhist - Take your pick. We are on the edge of a new era. Keep your eyes open, good people, LITERALLY. I'm truly afraid.

Posted: Sep 12 2012, 3:22 PM


Posted: Sep 19 2012, 11:07 AM

7443 this is rather interesting that germans did it so that people no longer feel the need for freedom... in all acuallity its similer to 9/11 cospiracy because it was to scare people to do everything the goverment says.
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