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OKLAHOMA CITY – Will amateur photography be banned at the 2012 London Summer Olympics? Will “toxic worms” in the form of fuzzy Dutch caterpillars make people sick, or is it a cover story?

First, we see that folks on social media sites like Facebook are concerned that the Olympic organizing committee Locog plans to ban the posting of images on social networking websites such as Facebook and Twitter,” according to the Amateur Photographer website.

The rules say that Olympics spectators, on conditions of entry to Olympics events, cannot use “images, video and sound recordings of the Games by a ticket holder” to be licensed, broadcast or published. So, the question remains: Does this include social-networking sites or blogs?

Locog admits the rules are “unclear” and that clarification is necessary prior to tickets being sent to spectators.

Such a rule, as some photographers are noting, is “unenforceable” and “nonsensical.” But is there another reason for the alleged ban? As we noted in our prior article “The 2012 London Summer Olympics – more than meets the ‘eye’?” we asked: “Is something in the works?”

And on that same line of thinking, we wonder about this equally bizarre Olympics-related story. Apparently “deadly exotic caterpillars” that came to the UK in oaks from mainland Europe, could “make spectators attending the London Olympics suffer lethal asthma attacks.” Here's the story from The UK Telegraph.

We hope not. And we hope sinister elements won’t try to use these “killer-‘pillars” as cover to release something. There is a lot of anti-terror training going on in advance of the London Olympics. And we see that today – May Day (aka Beltane) – that a group of “anarchists” in the Cleveland, Ohio area were allegedly plotting to bombing bridges, the Federal Reserve Bank in Cleveland, a Ku Klux Klan “location in Ohio,” and sought to “detonate explosives on … the Cuyahoga River in order to sink a cargo ship.”

The Cleveland Plain Dealer just reported: "FBI officials said the men had intended to disrupt commuters today." Is this another FBI-orchestrated plot? Reminds us of The New York Times story from a couple of days ago "Terrorist Plots, Hatched by the FBI."  

This, all on a very occultic day. Not only is it Beltane, the midpoint in the Sun's progress between the spring equinox and the summer solstice, it is the day in 1776 when Adam Weishaupt founded the Bavarian Illuminati. Robert Anton Wilson and Robert Shea, in The Illuminatus! Trilogy, wrote how Weishaupt traveled to America and "assumed the role of George Washington."

Reminds us of May 1, 2003, when President Bush announced "Mission Accomplished," following the invasion of Iraq. 

As noted at the Truth Seeker blog, Weishaupt was obsessed with the occult and the Great Pyramid of Giza and sought to transform mankind. Allegedly, the goals of Weishaupt and the Illuminati included: “(a) Abolition of monarchies and all ordered governments, (2) Abolition of private property and inheritances, (3) Abolition of patriotism and nationalism, (4) Abolition of family life and the institution of marriage, and the establishment of communal education of children. (5) Abolition of all religion.

But back to the Cuyahoga plot. Loren Coleman writes at his Twilight Language blog: “The first major national story tied to a timing on May 1st comes from Cleveland and the Cuyahoga Valley.”

Coleman suspected that this important day for the elite would highlight some of their underhanded activities. It appears he was on the mark.

Writes Coleman: "May Day is a traditional day for pagan, political, and power events of all kinds. The ancient Celtic fertility holiday celebrates the rites of Spring with much frolicking and fun. May 1st is also traditionally recognized as International Workers' Day." 

And that goes in line with today's mass protests, led by the Occupy Wall Street group, including the local Occupy OKC, with support from Occupy groups from elsewhere in Oklahoma.

And this, a year after the alleged killing of Osama Bin Laden, while the mainstream media celebrates the building of One World Trade Center (aka Freedom Tower) in New York and how it will be one of the tallest buildings in the U.S. 

In fact, in the first paragraph of the The Washington Post story and photo on One World Trade Center it calls the Freedom Tower a "giant monolith" built to "replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks ..." making it the tallest NYC skyscraper as of Monday. And being here in Oklahoma City, with the newly-built skyscraper the Devon Tower, it looks similar to One World Trade Center. Of course both New York City and Oklahoma City were transformed by terrorist attacks. 

And just 19 days ago, references a "monolith" on Mars and references an object on the surface of the Red Planet which "bears a striking resemblance to the monoliths planted on Earth and the moon by aliens in the classic sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey." 

Will this somehow link to speculation that there will be some alien-linked event taking place at the London Olympics?

It would seem all these things are coming together. And a top story linked at The Drudge Report notes that President Obama is getting criticized for politicizing the bin Laden killing as a campaign prop.

And here at Red Dirt Report, we were doing some updates on the work of singer/multi-instrumentalist/mad genius Anton Newcombe and his esoteric band the Brian Jonestown Massacre (just played in Dallas and at the Austin Psych Fest) who purposely released their new album Aufeheben, a word Friedrich Hegel (he, of the “Hegelian dialectic”) on May 1, 2012 – today – embraced and roughly translates “when a thesis and antithesis interact.”

Songs include “Illuminomi” (hmmm … oddly appropriate), “Panic in Babylon” and “Face Down On The Moon.” The Moon, of course, was where the "monolith" was found in 2001: A Space Odyssey. A film that Jay Weidner addresses in his brilliant Kubrick's Odyssey documentary.

Of course Newcombe named his band after the murdered Rolling Stones founder and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, sitar, vibes, etc.) Brian Jones and a reference to cult leader/CIA asset Jim Jones and his role in murdering over 900 cult followers at his Jonestown, Guyana compound in 1978.

Newcombe is known for his interest in Brian Jones, Jim Jones, Charles Manson and a whole host of mystical topics that make their way into his amazing songs.

So, Red Dirt Report, quite “coincidentally” (if you believe in such things) posted a story (from 1990) titled “CIA Cults and the Global Brainwashing Experiment: The Untold Story of the Jonestown Massacre,” alongside this article: “Brian Jonestown Massacre drop new single ‘I Want to Hold Your Other Hand,’ announce new LP Aufheben.” So, is there something going on here? That’s when we noticed Christopher Knowles at The Secret Sun, link the following story from Salon (posted today!): “Jim Jones’ sinister grip on San Francisco,” written by David Talbot. Again, posted on May 1, 2012. Why is Jim Jones being remembered now?

And we see that the unrest in San Francisco continues this May Day ... as noted in this "ugly" story.

This takes us back to Loren Coleman, who is watching the May Day headlines and who posted the following story in 2008 (nearly 30 years to the day after the Jonestown Massacre) “Jonestown, Harvey Milk and George Moscone.” Definitely worth reading.

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