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Stewart grew up on his family's farm located in NE Ohio's Summit County. In the middle of his last high-school year he asked his parents to give their permission for him to enroll, as a 17 year-old minor, in the US Naval Air Reserves "weekend warrior" O-2 training program at the Akron, Ohio Naval Air Station.

He graduated near the top of Hudson Township's 1951 class of forty-seven students. After spending part of that summer on active training duty, he commuted from home to Kent State University and to NAS Akron. The following summer his Navy Squadron flew an east coast logistical air wing based at Norfolk, VA Naval Air Station. He has fond memories of flying at 17 - 20 years of age in these Navy propeller-driven airplanes: PBY, SNJ, SNB, TBM, and R4D.

The Navy enabled him to transfer to Ohio State University and occupied his time again throughout the following summer. By December of 1955, at which time he earned his Bachelor of Science degree, the war in Korea had ended. More importantly for him, education and developing personal convictions precluded him from pursuing a military career.

He went to work within a few days of graduation, with a "Q" Security Clearance from the Atomic Energy Commission, in a laboratory at Battelle Memorial Institute, within walking distance of the college. An avid reader, by 1960 he no longer considered an academic or military career, nor a lifetime spent working in the confines of a laboratory. He took a job in Ohio with Lever Brothers Company, a large consumer products marketing firm that offered a two-year in-field sales-training program. After the two years he was promoted and transferred to New York City where he eventually participated in the introduction of new products.

He resigned from Lever after six years to triple his income, switching from marketing consumer products to industrial sales. By 1968 he had become one of the nation's top producing truck-body salesmen, selling to major truck-rental companies. After learning the techniques of successful distributor marketing, he moved on to become regional sales manager of a company for a couple of years and then the general sales manager of a division of a publicly traded company. He drove the business into a profitable position within his first full quarter's accounting period.

In 1976 he decided to go into business for himself and to return to his mid-western roots. In the course of a year he built an early Century-21 real estate franchise into the SE Ohio region's leading office in all areas: recruiting, listings, sales, and profit. Bored with that business, he began to study the way that personal financial products were marketed, especially "savings-type" or "money-back" life-insurance. These were financial contracts that he could never fully comprehend.

After sending away for The Consumers Union Guide to Life Insurance and reading it carefully, it became obvious to him that accurate information was needed from other than the industry's trained salesmen and their clever General Agents.

He then studied several books on the subject, including Norman F. Dacey's What's Wrong with Your Life Insurance, G. Scott Reynolds' The Mortality Merchants, the classic chapter #13 on life-insurance in Venita Van Caspel's Money Dynamics, and Randal A. Hendricks definitive study, "A Legal Analysis of the Sale of Life Insurance", [The Houston Law Review 810 (1969)].

He decided to recruit and train a marketing organization that would accurately inform consumers, enabling them to make financial decisions in the interest of their families rather than in those of already financially bloated life-insurance companies.

He met and joined forces with a couple of older highly successful and experienced sales executives, the men who introduced the marketing of mutual funds to the American public. Together, over the next several years, he worked with the progressive insurance companies for which they designed products his own company marketed.

In 1980 he wrote and self-published Financial Recovery. Advertised in full-page ads in "Life Insurance Selling" magazine, where it received a favorable review, thousands of copies were bought by individual agents and agencies across America where it helped to create substantial industry changes.

From 1980 to 1985 he built, owned, and managed a company that became one of the top volume diversified brokerage agencies in America, marketing selected financial products nationally, including tax-deferred single-premium annuities before the tax-law was changed from FIFO to LIFO effective Aug. 14, 1982, and selling attractive unregistered tax-sheltered investments before the IRS eliminated them with TEFRA. Before the personal computer age, he struggled to learn how to program the TI-59 in order to provide responsible agents throughout the country a means of calculating and presenting replicable and accountable financial product analyses for their clients at the point of sale.

He made the stupid mistake by entering politics. A couple of friends and Stewart picked a slate of state-wide candidates after helping the new Libertarian Party gain Ohio ballot access. He ran for the Ohio Senate, campaigning on rejection of the state income tax, repeal of the federal income tax, and audit of the Federal Reserve System. He put a sign on the back of his motorcycle's seat that read, "Stop the Federal Income Tax". It got a lot of approving honks. In retrospect, he realizes how politically naive he was at the time. He did relatively well at the polls but unexpectedly generated personally destructive and formidable enemies.

His brilliant younger brother Bob, a PhD geologist living in Florida, had for years been encouraging him to move south. In January 1986, during a particularly cold Ohio winter, he relocated to Sarasota, Florida, a community which he loves today as much as he did the first day he found it. He hopes to live peacefully there to age 100 among interesting neighbors. He is best contacted as Stewart in

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American Dream: Narratives and Nightmares

One is obliged to marvel at the amount of money and effort spent for the purpose of deluding the American public, few of whom have an inclining of what is going on. Even fewer, once they proceed down the rabbit hole of awareness, awaken to the extent of propaganda and outright lies that began long before September 11, 2001.

A ridiculous digitally animated 104-minute movie broadcast in exciting segments throughout the day on 9/11 as breaking news, along with NASA’s absurd outer space theme movies since 1962, constitute the most blatant nonsense of our time. Add other psyops and false flag shows broadcast on a regular basis. If you, as most persons, consider these revelations unbelievable, simply stop reading this.

My understanding of the extent to which America’s masses are conned by means of mass media has come only since around 2008 when I committed to study 9/11. Although I had previously held questions about various details I had, for the most part, accepted the government’s narrative. I think that having read Vance Packard’s The Hidden Persuaders, C. Wright Mills’ Power Elite and White Collar, Reisman’s The Lonely Crowd, Veblen’s The Theory of the Leisure Class, works of Albert Jay Nock and H.L. Mencken, Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States and others, helped prime me for this understanding.

Others having a different background express knee-jerk resentment when asked to confront even obvious televised absurdities. Calling it cognitive dissonance doesn’t fully explain the phenomenon that is incorporated in the very nature of audio-visual perceptions. It is as unrealistic, as it is difficult, to find others aware of what is being done to us all. The perpetrators’ view of humanity is realistic, judging from the huge success of their televised frauds. There is much evidence that they enjoy what they are doing.

A former farm-boy, I only half-heartedly bought into the American Dream, viewing with some bemusement its focus on popular culture, status, appearances, and trivia. From high-school days friends and even my own family accused me of reading too much and not paying enough attention to what William James called “the bitch goddess success”. In many ways I am a child of the 1960’s, a decade of domestic social upheaval including civil rights, sexual revolution, feminism, and above all, Vietnam war protests. I read the New York Review of Books voraciously, discovering there Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn, among others whose columns struck a chord in one who, in the previous decade, had wondered what the Korean War was all about.

My father, a genius, was a self-educated scientist with a better grasp of human nature, a subject seldom discussed at home, than I ever achieved. I have lived through a wonderful period in mankind’s history for a person in this country who believes that life, rather than a moral testing ground, should be enjoyed ethically and emotionally. I am eighty two years old, still trying to understand political and economic dynamics, and grateful for economic opportunities and personal pleasures afforded me by those who designed their game.

The game I refer to is the money, or currency, game that thrust modernity containing all its deficiencies upon mankind. In exchange for crass materialism, puerile entertainment, ubiquitous indebtedness, horrible wars, pseudo democracy, and aforementioned hoaxes, Americans have been able to exchange early morning to late evening rural survival drudgery to making homes in cities and towns. Survival has become linked to a capitalist mantra and the dominance of ever growing culturally irrelevant corporations. I am trying to figure out precisely how and why our guardians feel it necessary to lie and delude us so mercilessly. Calling them names, such as psychopathic or devilish, does not seem to me to be very constructive.

We must be careful about using words such as evil and cynical. There is, as Thomas Szasz pointed out, generally a method even to madness. It goes without saying that policy must be self-serving. Games of chance are constructed for the financial benefit of the house. Today there is much talk of systemic collapse. Common sense tells me that those in control will do whatever it takes to preserve or restructure their game in order to avoid Armageddon.

Why are appallingly fraudulent narratives part of the game? One can suggest that they are to distract from other issues. Narratives of hugely successful moon missions provided government a counterbalance to its hugely unsuccessful Vietnam debacle. 9/11 ushered in the war on terror, patriot act, and mid-East aggressive wars. Sandy Hook took investigative focus from 9/11 and gave a boost to gun-control legislation. Other shoot-em ups keep citizens in fear. It is all a form of perverse entertainment. What are the odds of the masses ever getting a grip on all this?

Is government itself ever unselfishly benevolent? Back we go to Plato, Machiavelli, Aldous Huxley, George Washington Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, Mencken and, especially, to Nock’s Our Enemy, the State.


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  1. Stewart Ogilby  August 14, 2015 at 8:50 pm

    Evidence of NASA’s huge budget hoaxes is overwhelming. As a start, check out these set backdrops: . Van Allen belts preclude moon trips. There has never been a human in earth orbit. Re-entry is physically impossible, magic heat shields and shuttle tiles are absurd. Study and critique this: . Space station videos are produced with green-screens and superimposed weightlessness produced aerodynamically in conventional aircraft. EVA images are digitally animated or photographed under water. Moon visits consist of images on TV and elsewhere, backed up by oft-told tales, NASA’s lies. Because these are sufficient to convince most people does not make them true. You are correct: Saturn rockets make a big racket.

    • LC  August 14, 2015 at 10:24 pm

      ++ I dumped the ultimate pile of crap on NASA by proving that neither Apollos nor Space Shuttles could’ve lifted off earth one inch. NOT ONE INCH.
      ++ I even posted an out of pocket prize of $1,000 for anyone who could prove otherwise!!!! NO ONE COULD cuz its impossible even with today’s rocket technology @ as I linked to previous VT pages where I proved it with links in this previous VT page:

      Stuff We Believed But Should NOT Have
      By Stewart Ogilby on August 6, 2015

      Remember folks: this fact-whistle had been blown & proved here on Veterans Today for first time ever anywhere (as far as I know)!!!

      No place that I know of had provided evidence + formulas + empirical references to prove that NOTHING over 750 tons has ever lifted off earth with human-made rockets. NOTHING!!!
      Shuttles claimed to weigh 2,000 tons each!!!!
      Apollos claimed to weigh 3,000 tons each!!!!

      I proved that both of them needed several times more thrust (power) to lift off earth and continue moving up.

      Forget about “LAWS” of physics which are man-made crap named after usual fakers & thieves of sciences.
      Universe operates by “PRINCIPLES OF NATURE” & the “THE PRINCIPLE OF DIMINISHING RETURNS” is one which applies to almost everything like:
      You exercise past a certain optimal point & its negative side effects begin ground you.

    • LC  August 14, 2015 at 10:51 pm

      Rest of my Below comment:
      You exercise past a certain optimal point & its negative side effects ground you.

      You drink water or eat food beyond a certain optimal quantity & it begins to impact your health & ground you in many ways.

      You add weight (mainly fuel) to a rocket beyond its optimal FWR point (Force-to-Weight-Ratio) & the extra weight begins to ground it just as it would with Shuttles & Apollos which had so much added weight from their OPTIMAL FWR that they could NOT have lifted off at all. AT ALL!!!!

      So they faked it all as a test to see if it’d work. It worked since people preoccupied with Vietnam bought NASA’s fakery & so they continued the fakery to this day pocketing equivalents of at least a $$$trillions per year of todays money since 1964!!!

    • LC  August 15, 2015 at 12:38 am

      Just thought of a human analogy to illustrate Force-to-Weight-Ratio (FWR):

      A fit 100 kilo marathon-man is at his optimal FWR to walk & move about & jump & run a full marathon. Food & water are his fuels.

      Now give him a huge backpack & start packing heavy foodstuff in it. (we’d have to do with lead weights so they could fit in the bag).

      Every kilo you put in his backpack would further reduce his mobility. Once you get to say 50 kilos added weight he probably wouldn’t be able to run. but may be he can still walk slowly. Once you increase to 100 he probably couldn’t even walk. add another 50 kilos & he couldn’t even stand up straight. Another 50 kilo (total of 200 Kilos added so far) would collapse him to the ground.

      NASA FWR ratios (as I remember them) could compare with adding 300 tons weight to the above marathon man & way beyond its optimal FWR meaning that even if Apollo & Shuttle engines were twice as powerful they couldn’t lift them off ground!!!!

      Re: Apollos (as I recall vaguely) its engines needed more than 5 times the power they claimed in order to lift off!!!

      Re: Shuttles its engines needed over 4 times their claimed power in order to lift off!!!!

    • LC  August 15, 2015 at 7:42 am

      Typo above:

      “adding 300 tons weight….” should be “adding 300 KILOS weight” to the marathon man!

    • LC  August 15, 2015 at 9:18 pm


      GOOGLE: Falcon Heavy rocket specs

      1st: official site:

      But: its only a video game! == a CONCEPT ROCKET

      Now better specs from Wiki :

      “Falcon Heavy (FH), previously known as the Falcon 9 Heavy, is a heavy lift space launch vehicle being designed and manufactured by SpaceX. The Falcon Heavy is a variant of the Falcon 9 v1.1 launch vehicle and will consist of a standard Falcon 9 rocket core, with two additional strap-on boosters derived from the Falcon 9 first stage.[7] This will increase the low Earth orbit (LEO) payload to about 53 tonnes, compared to about 13 tonnes for a Falcon 9 v1.1. Due to the Falcon 9 CRS-7 failure investigation, the first launch is now expected in 2016.”

      According Wiki: its FWR == thrust-to-weight ratio == 160:1 == 1.6 (own site FWR is only 1.4)

      But NO matter since its mythical weight of 1,500 tons == twice the 750 tons max-flyable rocket as I reported above. So: with that weight it need FWR of 4+ to lift off (per force calculation sites I had posted in previous VT pages).

      So: I believe this is just another $$$$ black-hole fairy tale like the Shuttles & Apollos!!!
      Remember this is a CONCEPT ROCKET. never made or tested & I bet will blow up on launch pad if tested with these specs!!!

      Let’s wait & see if we make history with this whistle-blow also here on VT today!

    • LC  August 16, 2015 at 5:49 pm

      YouTube: 2015 NASA HOAX

      to pull up lots of new stuff which I had & had NOT posted in previous VT pages.
      One of the top new ones is this which also comes up by itself in:
      Moon Hoax – latest proof July 2015

      It shows Neil Fake-Strong’s “SPACE-SUIT”. Look @ its flat sole which is NOT same as the one in all Apollo footage!!!! This suit has DESIGNER BOOTS from Italy!!!!
      Voice could be Dr. Von Braun’s grandson!!!

      Another awesome new film that comes up is this one by filmmaker Jet Wintzer revealing new stuff like LUNAR ORANGE JUICE spilling on camera (Min. 23)
      ++ hammering & other sounds recorded from distance (last 10 minutes of film).
      Surprisingly Wintzer did NOT notice the cameraman (3rd Moony) just after Min. 23 when he moved the camera to have both Loonies in frame while helping each other with their fakes!!!!

      Jet Wintzer, MOON HOAX NOW

      Another one you’d see is this one below showing ANTICHRIST foundations of NASA & JPL Pasadena by JACK PARSONS & Hubbard (Scientology) both worshipers of Crowley & demons. That one comes up in:

      Illuminati Moon Landing Hoax Exposed!! 2015 [Full Documentary]


    • LC  August 16, 2015 at 5:49 pm

      Here’s link to: Jet Wintzer, MOON HOAX NOW

    • LC  August 16, 2015 at 11:16 pm

      Once again for reference you can Google IMAGES: “thrust to weight ratio chart”
      To see some stuff previously linked. & open a chart called “Thrust-to-Weight”
      & in order to calculate it for yourself go to the chart-page called “MINIMUM THRUST” which has a calculator with which you can calculate stuff like fact that

      Below NASA rocket can NOT lift off earth at all because its FWR is == 1

      Google: “Antares Launch Vehicle Information”

      But billions has been handed out on its bogus bills!!!

      UK Harrier Jump-Jet has a FWR == 1.1 & that’s why it can slowly lift up vertically for a few seconds.
      Apollo had similar FWR which might give the impression that at best it should’ve lifted off slowly for a few seconds but due to its weight past peak of FWR curve it reached a non-liftable weight!!!

      F-35 for which about $$$2 trillion has been handed out can NOT fly up at all vertically since its FWR is below 1.
      Here’s a comparison of top fighter jets FWR:

      The rest are armature rockets

    • LC  August 17, 2015 at 10:57 pm

      More proof Apollo was fiction from this 20 year old concept orbital plane:

      Black Horse: One Stop to Orbit
      Robert M. Zubrin 
Mitchell Burnside Clapp

      “In the case of engines, the APT spaceplane is a clear winner. This is because as a horizontal takeoff System, it only needs a system T/W (thrust/weight) ratio of about 0.8, while the vertical takeoff VTO/VL and VTO/HL needs T/W ratios closer to 1.5, effectively doubling their engine mass requirement relative to the APT spaceplane.”

      T/W ratio == FWR == Force-Weight-Ratio explained above. 1.5 is theoretical minimum FWR for a vertical takeoff rocket to slowly lift off.

      APOLLO couldn’t lift off earth because its FWR was only 1.15 .
      On top of that its weight was way past its point of diminishing return explained above & could NOT lift off even with an FWR == 5.

      Steve Fosset + VIRGIN’s pilots were murdered & their Orbital Planes shelved because genocide companies like Boeing ++ didn’t want their endless $$$$ black-holes to be plugged!!!.

      Just see how much they loot with each bogus rocket launch (most of which made to blow up @ launch!!!!) while they river of $$$$ to them never stops flowin!!!

    • LC  August 18, 2015 at 10:56 pm

      YouTube: “MOON HOAX July 2015” or “”MOON HOAX August 2015”

      to get few clips like this one in YouTube:

      NaSa HoAx MaChInE
      Published on Jul 13, 2015
      Nasa is on it’s last leg!!

      @ Min. 29 Bill Cooper says:

      “a 180 lb man needs 500 lb force to jump off earth 18 inches”

      500 / 180 == 2.8 FWR == almost 3

      SO: Apollo to just lift off 18 inches from launchpad should’ve needed at least 9,000 TONS of force NOT the 3,400 tons they claim it had!!!

      @ Min. 55 NASA-earth says: “before we finish screening….” then notice its CUT & edited out with the guy’s correction: “screen time”!!!

      @ 59: MOON-cameraman who is glittering the camera says: “LET ME GET THE FOCUS RIGHT”!!! But then looks like he turns flood lights on & off to get best lighting!!!

      Who was Bill Cooper???

      For clips about his revelations of 9/11 two months earlier

      YouTube: Bill Cooper 911

    • LC  September 6, 2015 at 12:29 pm

      Mr. Ogilby:

      Lets make history once again here on VT regarding NASA MOON HOAXES:

      From recent VT articles on Tianjin nukes & role of Freon gas turning cars & buildings A/C units into mini-nukes with exposure to nuclear radiation.

      SO::: we should expect similar nuke-reactions with Freon gas inside the mythical Apollo crafts passing through earth impenetrable radiation + plasma shields (recently discovered) which must have instantly vaporized them with NO trace of their DNA just like the Tianjin & NY cars on 9/11.

      Apollo capsules + AstroNOTs suits were supposedly airconditioned with freon. Solar + Cosmic Atomic radiation on moon surface is probably similar to exposure to exposure to nuke explosions here on earth & should’ve vaporized everything around freon while passing (or after passing) Van Allen belts or the plasma belt never known about till last year!!!!

      SO::: Once again here on VT this is revealed for first time:

      NO A/C units can leave earth orbit without vaporizing its craft & its AstroNOTs unless they are Superman & made of Kriptonite!!!!
      That means NO APOLLOS ever left earth!!!!

      This is also Ironic since the recent Tianjin Freon articles were introduced by Ian Greenhalgh who previously stated his belief in Apollos. His Freon breakthrough articles now totally debunk his own Apollo claims.
      I wonder if he could come to terms with that????

      ++ He is the only photographer I know of who believes in Apollos & does NOT confirm NASA photoshopraphy!!!!

    • LC  September 6, 2015 at 12:30 pm

      I posted some comments on this in Jack Heart’s latest page:

      Shadow of Nemesis 4: NASA and The Prophet of Ascensionism
      By Jack Heart on September 3, 2015

  2. LC  August 13, 2015 at 8:52 pm

    ++ Here’s Howard Zinn’s complete priceless book chapter by chapter:

    A People’s History Of The United States 

by Howard Zinn
    Presented by History Is A Weapon. A Note and Disclaimer are below.

    + little history to go with it:

    Cannibal Bush USG ordered this priceless book banned last decade so the brave Prof. Howard Zinn had it posted here on the web for FREE.!!!
    That the way to go against censorship!

  3. LC  August 13, 2015 at 8:51 pm

    Thanks again Mr. Ogilby:
    ++ Somebody else had much to say about the American Dream in:

    George Carlin – The American Dream 1of2

  4. boonie rat 70  August 13, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    Terrence McKenna would suggest we all ingest a good healthy dose of DMT before continuing on the path , prudent sociopaths would reel in horror at the thought , even though the human body produces it naturally as a matter of course , yes , ‘ folks ‘ are out of touch ,even with their own bodies , which may lead one to think the ‘ Matrix ‘ is already in place and functioning at a high level , the goal of course is to create ‘ batteries ‘ of people to power an obtuse future.

  5. David Odell  August 13, 2015 at 10:48 am

    One of the first lines of defense for many creatures, is to make yourself look much bigger than you really are.
    ” Culture is 4 billion people standing on each others shoulders, kicking each others teeth in ” Terrence McKenna.

    If we accept that some things look too good to be true, then do we also accept that some things look too horrible to be false ?

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