In this recent story over at Fox News they reported a Mexican national had been arrested attempting to come in to America with a record amount of fentanyl, over 114 kilograms (equal to over 250 pounds), an amount of fentanyl that could kill over 57 MILLION Americans according to the Fox News story.
While Stars and Stripes had reported back in December of 2018 upon an April of 2018 fentanyl bust that netted over 118 pounds, their story also explained to us that the fentanyl drug business is extremely lucrative, helping to explain why so much of it is now being seen here in America. Reporting that one kilogram of fentanyl, purchased from China for $3,000 to $5,000, can then be turned around to generate revenues of up to $1.5 million here in America where it is often mixed in with heroin, their story also warned that fentanyl should be treated like a weapon of mass destruction rather than another 'legal poison' which was created by big pharma back in the 1960's but only in recent years became so prevalently used, leading to so many deaths.
Reporting within their story that it is the big corporations, and not street dealers, who are the true authors and profiteers of the opioid crisis in America, they also reported that maybe President Trump should "put the noose around drug-making and selling giants like Purdue Pharma, McKesson, Insys Therapeutics, Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen, and others" while also pointing out that President Trump knows big pharma is donating tons of money to Congress while killing Americans. Big pharma has absolutely fueled the opioid epidemic. Below is an excerpt from the Institute For Policy Studies story.:
The pharmaceutical industry spends more than any other industry on influencing politicians, with two lobbyists for every member of Congress. Nine out of ten House members and all but three senators have taken campaign contributions from Big Pharma.
The president knows this, in a way. These companies “contribute massive amounts of money to political people,” he said at a press conference in October 2017 — even calling out Mitch McConnell, who was standing beside him, for taking that money. Pharmaceutical manufacturers were “getting away with murder,” Trump complained in the same speech.
As we see in the graphic above, the lethal amount of fentanyl is so much less than the lethal amount of heroin and with fenantyl often mixed in to heroin on the streets, those purchasing such drugs have no way of knowing what they're really getting.
So while there are differences of opinion even among medical experts over whether or not simply touching fentanyl could lead to the drug getting into the body, there are no doubts just how deadly fentanyl is, with carfentanil even more deadly at 100 times the strength of fentanyl. Yet with the help of big pharma, this stuff is getting out on to American streets as if it is candy.
In this December of 2018 story by S.D. Wells over at Natural News they report that national security experts have warned that fentanyl will likely be used by someone as the next WMD, warning within their story that all it would take would be 1,500 pounds of the drug to wipe out every man, woman and child in America if properly dispersed. This line from that story is bothersome: "If terrorists were to make a dirty bomb using around 1500 pounds of Fentanyl, they could wipe out every person in America."
As that story also pointed out, even the CIA agrees that fentanyl is a very real national security threat to America but with our southern border still wide open, this deadly poison that can be used as a WMD continues to flow in. From their story.:
Fentanyl is super easy to manufacture. It’s mass produced in Mexico and China, then slung by drug dealers on the streets and by medical quacks in just about every doctor office and hospital across our drug-addicted nation. In case you’re thinking it’s not as bad as actually shooting up with smack (street heroin), think again. Fentanyl is 50 times more potent than heroin, and one small dose can even subdue an adult elephant. The drug is so deadly that a human baby can die just getting a little on its skin. Nearly 30,000 Americans died last year from Fentanyl overdoses, including children, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
Fentanyl is now considered a biochemical weapon and a significant threat to the national security of America. Even the CIA agrees and are sounding the alarms. Fentanyl has already been used in a terror attack in Russia back in 2002, where Russian special forces pumped it into a Moscow theatre to “incapacitate” the attackers. What went wrong? Over 100 of the 800 hostages died from heroin overdose. The scene was similar to the Holocaust, when Hitler sent Jews into huge “shower” facilities and pumped in deadly Zyklon B gas (crystalline hydrogen cyanide).
So where is the real “War on Terror” being fought and lost? On American soil, that’s where. The opioid epidemic claims 30,000 lives each year, while 90 million Americans (that’s 40 percent of the entire population) keep on sucking down those little heroin pills. If Big Pharma decided to triple the Fentanyl dose all in one week, it would be genocide across America.
Meanwhile, criminal medical quacks are writing up to 100 opioid prescriptions per day. The so-called medical doctors are nothing more than glorified drug dealers taking bribes and kickbacks from pharma reps to “legally” dish out heroin. The “War on Drugs” is a “War for Drugs,” including Fentanyl, OxyContin, and Percocet. Doctors, pharmacists, and nurses are being arrested right and left for pocketing billions from pushing toxic medications through fraudulent schemes.
It’s one huge “legalized” crime ring out there, and if we’re not careful, it’s going to turn into a Holocaust. Prescription drugs have killed more Americans than every war put together.
In the first video below from 7 News we see a HAZMAT team responding to a fentanyl overdose in full hazardous material gear as if they're going into a war zone while in the 2nd video below, we learn about the history of fentanyl. In the final video below from the Zolna Report, we hear about the massive recent fentanyl bust that thankfully prevented more than 250 pounds of a deadly chemical weapon from coming in to this country that could have led to the deaths of millions.
Yet we have to ask, how many more such huge shipments of fentanyl are getting into this country without our Border Patrol agents finding them, weapons of mass destruction in the hands of 'who knows who' being delivered into middle-America and from East coast to West? With fentanyl a chemical weapon of mass destruction on US streets, the FDA also deserves their fair share of the blame according to this recent story over at the Guardian which reports the FDA's own opioids adviser has accused the agency of having 'direct' link to crisis and who warned "officials are manipulating process to benefit big pharma". We'll close with this stunning excerpt from their story.:
The Food and Drug Administration is sacrificing American lives by continuing to approve new high-strength opioid painkillers, and manipulating the process in favor of big pharma, according to the chair of the agency’s own opioid advisory committee.
Dr Raeford Brown told the Guardian there is “a war” within the FDA as officials in charge of opioid policy have “failed to learn the lessons” of the epidemic that has killed hundreds of thousands of people over the past 20 years and continues to claim about 150 lives a day.
Brown accused the agency of putting the interests of narcotics manufacturers ahead of public health, most recently by approving a “terrible drug”, Dsuvia, in a process he alleged was manipulated.
“They should stop considering any new opioid evaluation,” said Brown. “For every day and every week and every month that the FDA don’t do the right thing, people drop dead on the streets. What they do has a direct impact on the mortality rate from opioids in this country.”
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