By Ty Bollinger
There’s nothing like a glass of cool, clear water to quench your thirst! But the next time you turn on the tap, you might want to question whether that water is in fact, too toxic to drink. If your water is fluoridated, the answer is likely yes. For decades, we have been told a lie; a lie that has led to the deaths of millions of Americans and weakened the immune system of tens of millions more. THIS LIE IS CALLED FLUORIDATION: The process of dripping fluoride into our municipal water supplies, which we were told was a safe and effective method of protecting our teeth from decay, but realistically, it is a deception of monumental proportions.
Remember the enormous Bárðarbunga volcanic eruption in Iceland in 2014-2015? Animals in southern Iceland were at risk of fluoride poisoning if they inhaled or ingested the ash from the eruption. Fluoride poisoning can lead to internal bleeding, long-term bone damage and tooth loss, according to BBC News (April 19, 2010):
The fluoride in the ash creates acid in the animals’ stomachs, corroding the intestines resulting in hemorrhages. It also binds with calcium in the bloodstream and after heavy exposure over a period of days makes bones frail and causes teeth to crumble.
Most folks never “connect the dots” between the tragic poisoning of these animals due to a natural event, and the intentional poisoning of human beings through accumulated fluoride toxicity from daily exposure.
In the USA, the practice of adding sodium fluoride to your tap water began in the 1940’s, but this wasn’t the first time fluoride had been added to the water supply. USAF Major George R. Jordan testified before the UN-American Activity committees of Congress in the 1950’s that in his post as USA-Soviet liaison officer (1930’s), the Soviets openly admitted to “using the fluoride in the water supplies in their concentration camps, to make the prisoners stupid, docile, and subservient.”
But isn’t fluoride good for your teeth? Contrary to popular opinion, fluoride doesn’t stop tooth decay at all and scientific studies have actually proven that fluoride causes dental fluorosis, brain damage, birth defects, and osteoporosis. If you use fluoridated toothpaste, check the warning label on the tube; it will shock you. The following warning is required an all fluoridated toothpaste by the FDA since April of 1997 due to the large number of calls to the Poison Control Centers for children who became acutely ill from ingested sodium fluoride:
WARNING: Keep out of reach of children under 6 years of age. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a poison control center immediately.
In his book, Fluoride, The Aging Factor, Dr. John Yiamouyiannis warns:
Fluoride is a poison! . . . it has been used as a pesticide for mice, rats and other small pests. A 10-pound infant could be killed by 1/100 of an ounce and a 100-pound adult could be killed by 1/10 of an ounce of fluoride.
In 1977, epidemiological studies by Dr. Dean Burk, former head of the US National Cancer Institute’s cell chemistry section, and Yiamouyiannis reported that fluoridation is linked to about 10,000 cancer deaths yearly.
Fluoride causes more human cancer, and causes it faster, than any other chemical . . . more people have died in the last 30 years from cancer connected with fluoridation than all the military deaths in the entire history of the United States.
—Dr. Dean Burk, Congressional Record, 21 July 1976.
In 2005, a study conducted at the Harvard School of DENTAL HEALTH found that there is a direct correlation between fluoride and osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in young boys. Sodium fluoride inhibits enzyme activity, paralyzes white blood cells, and causes collagen to break down. Enzymes, the immune system, and collagen are all fundamental in fighting cancer. All in all, there are more than 500 peer-reviewed studies documenting the adverse effects of sodium fluoride ranging from cancer to brain damage.
In 2010, two separate stories from of India revealed that children are being blinded and crippled partly as a result of fluoride being artificially added to their drinking water. In the Indian village of Gaudiyan, well over half of the population has bone deformities, making them physically handicapped. Children are born normally but after they consume fluoridated water, they begin to develop crippling defects in their hands and feet.
Due to the excess fluoride content in drinking water, dietary calcium is not absorbed in the body, causing disabilities and deformities.
—Dr. Amit Shukla, neurophysician
However, in a supercilious manner that would make the Medical Mafia proud, Indian government doctors have denied that fluoridation of drinking water has any connection to the disabilities and have refused to test the water, insisting such tests are “not necessary.” Meanwhile, in the village of Pavagada, children are going blind after being diagnosed with Lamellar Congenital cataract (a condition wherein the eye lenses are damaged). The local doctors attribute the child blindness to two factors—consanguineous marriages and the “fluoride content” of the water. LINK
A Little History—How a Toxic Poison Became “Safe”
In the 1920’s, aluminum manufacturing, due largely to the flourishing canning industry, was booming. But it was also a big producer of toxic waste, namely sodium fluoride. The biggest dilemma was the cost to safely dispose of this hazardous waste, since it was extremely expensive. A company in Pittsburgh, ALCOA, led by their founder and major stockholder, Andrew Mellon, had some “revolutionary” ideas of how to cut the costs of disposing of sodium fluoride.
Under EPA regulations, sodium fluoride was previously required to be disposed of in a landfill for toxic waste. However, Mellon got himself appointed Secretary of the Treasury which at that time was in charge of the US Public Health Services (PHS), and to make a long story short, without any studies, Mellon found a market for his toxic waste (and the toxic waste of the soon to emerge nuclear industry)—the municipal water supplies of the USA.
Under Mellon’s supervision, ALCOA-funded scientist Gerald J. Cox publicly declared that fluoride was good for your teeth, and in 1939, he proposed that the USA should fluoridate its water reservoirs. In essence, sodium fluoride was given the “green light” . . . not by a doctor, not by a dentist, but by a scientist who was working for the largest producer of fluoride in the entire country. I’m not joking, that’s how it all started!
At that time, the ADA and AMA were not yet on the take and they were screaming at Congress to stop this toxic assault. The Journal of the American Dental Association, in 1936 warned that “fluoride at the 1 ppm (part per million) concentration is as toxic as arsenic and lead.” In the 1940’s, countless studies proved conclusively that fluoride is toxic, causes cancer, damages the immune system, causes brain damage, and damages internal organs. But ALCOA, backed by the Military Industrial Complex, wanted a market for the waste created by the nuclear industry, promptly “classified” the incriminating results of each and every study.
They were bound and determined to make a profit from this toxic substance called sodium fluoride. 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 PHS. Under Ewing, a national water fluoridation campaign began. The public relations strategist for the water fluoridation campaign was none other than Sigmund Freud’s nephew Edwin L. Bernays, known as the “Father of Spin.”
Bernays pioneered the application of his uncle’s theories to advertising and government “half truths.” In his book, Propaganda, Bernays argued that “scientific manipulation of public opinion is the key.” He stated, “A relatively small number of persons pull the wires which control the public mind.” His techniques were simple: Pretend there is some favorable research by using phrases like “Numerous studies have shown…” or “Research has proven…” or “Scientific investigators have found…” but then never really cite anything. Say it long enough and loud enough, and eventually people will believe it. If anyone doubts you, attack their character and/or their intellect.
Bernays never strayed from his fundamental axiom to “control the masses without their knowing it.” He believed that the best “PR” occurs when the people are unaware that they are being manipulated. So, under Bernays’ spell, the popular image of fluoride (which at the time was being sold as bug and rat poison) became that of a beneficial provider of gleaming smiles, absolutely safe, and good for children. Any opponents were quickly and permanently engraved on the public mind as crackpots, quacks, and lunatics. In 1950, the government officially endorsed fluoridation, and today, over 70% of the nation’s reservoirs are fluoridated with almost 150,000 tons of sodium fluoride each and every year, despite the fact that it is a toxic waste and causes countless health problems.
Truth be told, fluoride is a hazardous-waste by-product from aluminum, fertilizer, and the nuclear industries. But rather than paying to dispose of their hazardous waste, these companies are able to sell their waste to municipalities so they can drip it into our water and forcibly “mass-medicate” the entire population!
I am appalled at the prospect of using water as a vehicle for drugs. Fluoride is a corrosive poison that will produce serious damaging effects on a long term basis. Any attempt to use water this way is deplorable.
—Dr. Charles G. Heyd (past Presiden tof the AMA)
I leave you with this quote from EPA scientist, Dr. Robert Carton:
Fluoridation is the greatest case of scientific fraud in this century, if not of all time.
Until next time, may God bless you all.
This article was originally published in April 2015 and has been updated in February 2020.