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Reclaiming Male Power

July 16, 2018


The gesture of a man opening a door for a woman affirms both his masculinity and her femininity. 

Women used to align their interests with those of men and society. But humanity has been colonized by a satanic cult, the Illuminati. Cabalist Jewish bankers and their Masonic flunkies (Communists, Satanists) convinced many women that serving the people they love, their families, is "oppressive." They need to be "independent" instead.  As result, millions of women are deprived of their natural biological and social role

Heterosexuality is based on power. Men must ignore "toxic masculinity" and #MeToo propaganda by reasserting their power.  A man must enlist (not petition) the right woman, his future wife, to realize his vision for life. A woman must surrender to the right man, her future husband. This is how women love.

"Men represent the active principle; women the passive. We have the power and if we don't use it constructively, we will continue to fail women."

Men should focus on women who "look up" to them. If you're looking for your "equal," you're probably still looking for yourself. 

Reclaiming Male Power in the Viagra Age

(slightly revised from Oct 24, 2001)

by Henry Makow Ph.D.

You've heard of the "Stone Age," the "Iron Age" and the "Information Age." This is the "Viagra Age" -- the era of male impotence. Television commercials say 1/3 of all men suffer from "erectile deficiency" attributed to high blood pressure, prostate cancer, or diabetes.

I suspect that often the real culprit is feminism. Women should empower men but for a long time, they've been doing the opposite. Instead of taking the Viagra pill, men need to reclaim their masculine power.


In the workplace, a man can accept leadership from a competent woman. But in the intimate sphere, a man who takes orders from a woman is not a man, and usually can't perform like one. He sees his mother and feels like a child again.

Power is synonymous with masculine identity. Impotent literally means "powerless." We would never say a woman is "impotent." Rather, she is "infertile" or "frigid" reflecting her passive or receptive role.

A man cannot love if he does not have power. He exercises his power on behalf of his wife and family. Women take away male power and wonder why they aren't loved.


I felt liberated after I finally understood the power dynamic. I decided to look abroad for a traditional woman. After a misstep in the Philippines (described in my book A Long Way to Go for a Date), I married an educated, intelligent Mexican woman from a secular Jewish background similar to my own. For the first time in my life, I have found contentment and so has she. We have an almost frictionless relationship.

She tells me what she's thinking but she never tells me what to do. She avoids the 4 C's: She does not complain, criticize, control and compete. In the past, women constantly blackmailed me by childish scenes or passive-aggressive tactics. I found myself cringing in expectation of this. It doesn't happen.

The division of labor reflects our preferences. I do all the shopping and cooking. She mows the lawn. 


The gesture of a man opening a door for a woman illustrates how men and women should relate. We all know a woman can open a door herself. But when a man does it, he is affirming her femininity, beauty or charm. When she accepts this gesture, she is validating his masculine power. This trade, woman surrendering her power in exchange for man's love, is the essence of heterosexuality. In order to develop emotionally, men and women need this mutual validation as much as sex itself. Exclusive sex is an expression of it.

Under the toxic influence of feminism, women open their own doors. Neither sex's identity is validated, neither matures emotionally. Men feel redundant and impotent; women feel rejected and unsexed.



The following are some practical tips to help men restore their power.

  • The best way to select a woman is to make a reasonable request. If she clicks her heels, salutes and says, "Oui, mon Capitain," she's eligible. (I'm exaggerating.) On a summer day, before I remarried, I met a young woman who was rollerblading. I asked her to take off her sunglasses so I could see her face. She obeyed. That was a positive early sign. Courtship is the process by which a man earns a woman's trust (love) so that she will accept his leadership. Men express love in terms of benevolent power and perceive a women's love as her acceptance of his protection. A woman wants a man to make her feel secure.

  • Feminism encourages men to pursue "independent" women and reject the women they actually need. If a woman wants to be "independent," she doesn't want you. If her dating profile says "Are you man enough for me?" or "I'm high maintenance," decline the challenge. Life is too short. Marriage is not about independence. It is about two people becoming one and that only happens when a woman surrenders leadership to a man.

  • Men give their power to a woman in hopes of getting love, sex and beauty. For a while she is flattered, but ultimately she cannot respect a man she can control. Women trade power for love. When men do it, they become women.  A woman wants to be drafted not petitioned. She wants a man to have a wholesome vision of his life, in which she has an essential place. This vision need not be elaborate or complicated. It could involve a life focused on mutual values and interests, like children, music, health food, church, sports, dogs or the outdoors.

  • There is a book entitled: Why do I Think I am Nothing Without a Man (1982) The author, Dr. Penelope Russianoff, tries to help women overcome this feeling. The truth is, this feeling is grounded in reality. Self-fulfillment for a woman is when the "self" is her husband and children. Women self-sacrifice and serve; in return, they are deservedly cherished. If the "self" is her personal satisfaction and career, she is already full and filled. Her husband and children are secondary. 
  • Most women really crave their husband's intense and exclusive love. In her book, The Psychology of Women, (1944) psychiatrist Helene Deutsche said woman are masochistic-narcissistic by nature. They sacrifice (masochism) in exchange for love (narcissism.) She is his queen. He is her Knight in Shining Armour. It's Power for Love. If he does not reward her sacrifice with love, the contract is null and void.

  • A man wouldn't be attracted to so many beautiful women if he asked, "to which woman can I entrust my spirit?" His seed is the symbol of his spirit. Similarly, the sex act is very invasive for a woman. It should be reserved for love, ideally marriage. Anonymous sex and promiscuity are dehumanizing and degrading, proof that society has been invaded by a perverse occult force. (Cabalism.) 

  • We really seek intimacy. You cannot have intimacy without love and commitment. 


A man can reclaim his identity by recognizing that his power is non-negotiable. It represents his ability to love. It is the essence of his masculinity.

A man should focus on women who are receptive to him and ignore the rest. She may be behind a counter rather than an executive desk, a barista rather than a brain surgeon.

A single man should be aggressive and quickly sift without concern for rejection. Be wary of women who are from broken marriages or hate their fathers.

A man must be prepared to offer the right woman a profound relationship. She is not interested in "hooking up." She does not want to be "gamed." She is the ground on which he cultivates a family. He "husbands." Single men are so passive and juvenile today that single women are climbing the walls. We need to "man up." As my father taught me, work is the backbone of a man. He must find self-confidence in professional achievement and recognition.

Men represent the active principle; women the passive. We have the power and if we don't use it constructively, we will continue to fail women.

----------  Psychiatrist Explains how Feminism Causes Frigidity
 ---------- Wife  Must Surrender to Husband to Achieve Unity 

----------------  Having Sex is Not Making Love 

First Comment from Rich

Great article Henry and 100%... BUT... The problem is that not only is the current society and culture making this near impossible to implement correctly today, women in the West at least have now become so disgustingly corrupted, greedy, selfish and materialistic, controlling and manipulative that finding the types of women you describe is near impossible.. save for traveling to another country which expense often prohibits, Especially with prices often rising so much thanks to the illegal Federal reserve.. But I digress.

Also, the laws are now so in favor of women and against man, and women are Soo mentally unstable that even a man that makes a woman "afraid" is at risk of being thrown in jail for "terroristic threats".. Even if he does nothing more than speaking in a deep masculine voice! This all causes men to act far more reserved and feminine in an attempt to avoid scaring or upsetting the ridiculous sensitivities of women, especially if you're living together and worse if you're married.

So while what you're saying is correct in terms of how it's Supposed to Work, the Illuminati have so corrupted the dynamic between men and women, especially destroying women's perceptions and views that they no longer want a man that actually expresses love for them as they to often consider such men to be "wimps" or beta males.

Women also want men who treat them in a way they FEEL they deserve to be treated based on their chronically low view of themselves. This is why men who treat women like gold and truly do love them are regularly dumped in favor of some insensitive alpha male jerk who treats her like crap, emotionally or even verbally abuses her and acts like he doesn't give a crap about her. While women complain ad nauseam about such men, these are the types of men the great majority of women flock to, dream about, fantasize about, date, marry and have kids with. This is why most people's fathers are in facts jerks to a greater or lesser degree. Because that's who their mom was attracted to. While that doesn't mean you have to be abusive to keep a woman, you do have to adopt at least some of the traits of the alpha male to keep a woman guessing as to your intentions. If you give her the impression that you love her so much that you'll never leave her, then you're good is cooked because you've given up to much power. But if she gets the idea that you can live without her and will move on, then she'll be kept in line because it's in a woman's satan corrupted nature to constantly seek power over men. This is one of the major lures that Satan used against Eve in the garden, to tell her how to have power over Adam which is why women constantly try to manipulate men to gain power over them.

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Comments for "Reclaiming Male Power "

JJ said (July 16, 2018):

A Muslim man once told me that he wanted to marry a virgin despite his promiscuity because women had more self-control. I reacted against that and have sought to disprove it. It has been hard and I'm still not there but one can reclaim male power without a woman (a big reality in the lives of many a man) not only by opening doors (for everyone) but by pushing the limits of our physical and mental capabilities.

In reality, men are stronger than women, can work longer hours, can handle more information, can think more logically etc. We have to have discipline though but when we exercise discipline, our testosterone levels can go up to higher levels and we can enjoy masculine sensations we never knew we had. And we have to aim at taking care of ourselves. Women are socialists by nature. Men can also be socialists out of laziness and lack of discipline.

Brendon O'Connell said (July 16, 2018):

They taught me useless algebra at school. I hated it and never used it and doubt I ever will.

I could have used your man woman lesson.

Stephen Coleman said (July 29, 2015):

You are 100% correct, Henry. The emotional causes of sexual impotence are directly related to feminism and the 4 Cs; complaining, controlling, criticizing and competing. Few men can remain potent with a woman that takes on his mother's role or a woman that insists on making her man into a woman.
Stephen Coleman

Peter said (July 28, 2015):

An excellent article upon a hidden problem that too many, men and women, want to deny exists. Women were not made equal, they were made as a helpmeet for the man. We see this in Genesis 2:18 - "And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him."

We see this expounded by St. Paul when he says in I Cor. 11:7 "For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man. 8 For man does not originate from woman, but woman from man; 9 for indeed man was not created for the woman's sake, but woman for the man's sake…."

Man is made in the image and likeness of God, and woman is made in the image of man for the purpose of reproduction and to care for him. To him is God's power and duty, and woman is to respect and love her husband and submit to him in all things.

St. Paul states in Ephesians 5: 23 "For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. 24 But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives ought to be to their husbands in everything."

Thus, as Henry notes a woman gains from submitting to male power, in its recognition and furtherance in their marriage and family.

Dan said (July 27, 2015):

This article takes me back. I remember applying the casual test that you explained in the roller girl incident, on an 'internet dating' date in 2003. It was in a restaurant. I merely asked "would you pass the salt please." She said, "you can reach it".

That saved me days, perhaps weeks of finding out the hard way.

Lee said (July 27, 2015):

The male-female relationship as you describe it, power/respect vs love/trust,

Is also the same dynamic of the relationship God wants to have with people - minus the sex aspect of course.

The parent child dynamic is the same thing, minus the sex aspect, again, of course. Which is why it works the same way for God as our parent and us as His children.

P said (July 27, 2015):

Henry, just want to say that God brought me the right woman; and just as you wrote, virtually frictionless; and that it IS possible to have a deep true intimate relationship that compliments one another without the power struggle.

Takes faith on her part, ( and ours), and thus far have had the most amazing relationship in my life. I hope other guys and gals can also experience this, knowing how to solve any friction amongst themselves, in love.

Paul said (July 27, 2015):

As a man who has struggled much with gender confusion and gender roles due to sexual abuse endured at the hands of a woman for years and years, it is refreshing to know that there is even scientific evidence to show that women are different from men and that it is okay for me to be a man in this hostile world. When women want equality with men outside of the bedroom, men will have equality with women inside of the bedroom. Neither of these equalities is good for any species and especially the human species.

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Bohemian Grove: Illuminati Meet This Week for Satanic Rituals

July 15, 2018

(Camp New World Order, 1977 confab)

Mankind has been subverted by a satanic cult, the Illuminati, based on Cabalism. 
Bohemian Grove has flown under the radar but each year the Illuminati meet
during the third week of July for depraved rituals that ensure conformity to their sick agenda.  2018 is no exception. 

"My purpose at the Grove was sexual in nature, and therefore my perceptions were limited to a sex slave's viewpoint. As an effective means of control to ensure the undetected proliferation of their perverse indulgences, slaves such as myself were subjected to ritualistic trauma." Cathy O'Brien

Updated from July 21, 2010
by Henry Makow Ph.D.

The Satanist cult that has colonized mankind is meeting this week at Bohemian Grove, 80 miles north of San Francisco.

Over 2000 members --  the political, corporate, cultural and military elite of the US -- will be gathered for Satanic rituals, possibly including human ritual sacrifice. They have been meeting here since the 1880's.

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According to "Treee," a young Las Vegas woman who claims to have contacts inside the secretive club, a ritual sacrifice of Mary Magdalene took place Tuesday, July 21, 2010; and the ritual sacrifice of Jesus Christ took place Wednesday, July 22. A human body or effigy was burned in front of a large owl symbolizing Moloch, the pagan Canaanite God. Alex Jones filmed a similar ceremony called "Cremation of Care" on July 15, 2000. It can be viewed here.   

If having our world leaders belong to a satanic cult weren't bad enough, the Las Vegas woman says the Illuminati are actually an alien reptilian species that occupies human bodies and feeds off our energy. I find this hard to believe, but then I would also find it hard to believe the world leadership is sacrificing babies and making sacrifices to owls. So, I reserve judgment.

bohemian.owl.jpgThis reptilian species is called "Sangerians;"  they are a "fourth dimension race" and make up 3% of the world's population. She claims to have met "more than one, more than once." They have three-hearts, shift shapes, are cold-blooded, but are developing human feelings from devouring human flesh and blood. 

"Ten percent now get their blood from the Red Cross." Except for sacrifice, their every ritual involves sex. Queen Elizabeth is a leading reptilian. "It all sounds sci-fi and unbelievable," the woman says. "But everything fits."

Treee planned to demonstrate outside the gates of Bohemian Grove dressed in luminescent robes. She invites people to join her. She said we must send the Bohos the message that we know who they are. She said humans must open a dialogue with these creatures or else both species are doomed.


There is stronger evidence that the Grove members are Satanists rather than reptilians. Alex Jones points out that their "Cremation of Care" programme actually shows a baby's body being devoured by the flames. This Youtube photo montage taken from the estate of a BG member leaves little doubt that serious Satanist practices take place.  One of the pictures shows a dead body, presumably a human sacrifice.

As for perversion, let's start with the trivial. In 1978, the club actually argued in court that it shouldn't have to hire female staff because members at the Grove "urinate in the open without even the use of rudimentary toilet facilities" and that the presence of females would alter club members' behavior."   See Wikipedia entry.

An all-male enclave, Richard Nixon was heard on the Watergate Tapes describing it as "the most faggy goddamn thing you could ever imagine, that San Francisco crowd that goes in there; it's just terrible! I mean I won't shake hands with anybody from San Francisco."

In the Franklin Coverup Scandal of 1989, Paul A. Bonacci claimed that he had been kidnapped and flown to the Grove by Republican leader Lawrence King and was forced into sexual acts with other boys.

In Ch. 18 of The Tranceformation of America, Cathy O'Brien writes" I was programmed and equipped to function in all rooms at Bohemian Grove in order to compromise specific government targets according to their personal perversions. 

'Anything, anytime, anywhere with anyone' was my mode of operation at the Grove. I do not purport to understand the full function of this political cesspool playground as my perception was limited to my own realm of experience. My perception is that Bohemian Grove serves those ushering in the New World Order through mind control, and consists primarily of the highest Mafia and U.S.  Government officials.

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"I do not use the term "highest" loosely, as copious quantities of drugs were consumed there. Project Monarch Mind-Control slaves were routinely abused there to fulfill the primary purpose of the club: purveying perversion. Bohemian Grove is reportedly intended to be used recreationally, providing a supposedly secure environment for politically affluent individuals to "party" without restraint. The only business conducted there pertained to implementing the New World Order, through the proliferation of mind-control atrocities, giving the place an air of "Masonic Secrecy". The only room where business discussions were permitted was the small, dark lounge affectionately and appropriately referred to as the Underground.

"My purpose at the Grove was sexual in nature, and therefore my perceptions were limited to a sex slave's viewpoint. As an effective means of control to ensure the undetected proliferation of their perverse indulgences, slaves such as myself were subjected to ritualistic trauma. I knew each breath I took could be my last, as the threat of death lurked in every shadow. Slaves of advancing age or with failing programming were sacrificially murdered "at random" in the wooded grounds of Bohemian Grove, and I felt it was "simply a matter of time until it would be me". Rituals were held at a giant, concrete owl monument on the banks of, ironically enough, the Russian (rushin') River. These occultist sex rituals stemmed from the scientific belief that mind-controlled slaves required severe trauma to ensure compartmentalization of the memory, and not from any spiritual motivation.

157_Mark_Cathy.jpg"My own threat of death was instilled when I witnessed the sacrificial death of a young, dark-haired victim at which time I was instructed to perform sexually "as though my life depended upon it". I was told, "...the next sacrifice victim could be you. Anytime when you least expect it, the owl will consume you. Prepare yourself, and stay prepared." Being "prepared" equated to being totally suggestible, i.e., "on my toes" awaiting their command."


Supreme Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor is a member of the all-female "Belizean Club" which is the female equivalent of Bohemian Grove. The emerging picture is that the elite is chosen by virtue of being sexually and morally compromised so they will obey the dictates of Cabalist central bankers who are establishing the New World Order. 

Bohemian Grove teddy-bears-picnic2.jpgI feel sorry for the innocent people who think Osama bin Laden was responsible for 9-11, the media tells the truth and we live in a free country. We live in a world designed and controlled by satanist central bankers according to the blueprint of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion.  We are being harassed by terrorism, war, financial crises and viruses just as the Protocols promised. The purpose is to make us throw up our hands and accept world government, which is a euphemism for banker tyranny. Whether it's climate change, wars, bank bailouts or "hate laws," there is less distinction every day between the perversity of the Illuminati bankers and the actions of our governments.

Bohemian Grove is more evidence that our natural leadership has been replaced by Satanists and perverts. We cannot take ourselves seriously as a society as long as these impostors control us.  We must ensure that all political campaigns are publicly funded. The media cartels and academia need to be shaken up so they reflect all viewpoints. The central bankers and their lackeys must be banished or the human race is doomed to further degradation. 

Paul Bonacci · Bohemian Grove · Elitist Pigs & Pedophile Murdering Lust

Paul and his friend were told to eat the testes off the dead kid.

First Comment from Amanda-

My grandfather was close to Winston Churchill in W W 2

he said that Both Churchill and his pal Aleister Crowley both 33rd-degree freemasons with a group of occultists used to sacrifice young orphan boys on the south coast, the author Dennis Wheatley in his books particularly "they used dark forces" wrote about this.

Locals would see posh cars in convoy with their lights out heading to a spot called the Devils Chimney, where what Lord Dowding called the Black Group would hold these rituals, several locals crept up close and what they described sounds very like the Bohemian Grove antics.

My grandfather said Churchill was a big believer in the occult and surrounded himself with these types.

Great article and I can vouch for all of it from what has been passed down through my family.

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Comments for "Bohemian Grove: Illuminati Meet This Week for Satanic Rituals"

Tim D said (July 15, 2018):

It has always been my contention that these "alien reptiles" are actually the demons/Nephilim and/or their offspring from human women. The fallen watchers that are alluded to in the Old Testament but are explained in great detail in the book of Enoch. So it's definitely more plausible than "aliens" and is in agreement with how these evil entities beholden to Satan run the world since perhaps Adam (certainly since Christ Matthew 4:8). Thanks again for the continued enlightening articles.

Allen M said (July 15, 2018):

The fact speaks loudly for itself-all this immeasurable evil continues without any hindrance-
clearly showing the so-called "government" is satanic BY DESIGN, and the multitudes of generationally mind controlled ( read 'sodomized' )
masses keep this going to the very end.
Burkes Peerage kind of says it all.

Thanks for a fine timely reminder

Norman said (July 15, 2018):

I appreciate the reprints of your most important older articles. For me it is very helpful.

Is the "alien reptile" thing perhaps similar to David Icke, whom some say uses the cover of "alien reptiles" as a euphemism for Jews (so he does not get shut down for alleged anti-Semitism)?

I appreciate what you do.

Tony B said (July 15, 2018):

Too many programmed people today are too invested in "goody-goody" nonsense and/or "business, as usual, doesn't include such stuff" or "it just can't be, the people in high positions wouldn't do those things. (I voted for him because he said good sounding things. I know he's good.)" All of which rejections of thoughts of upsetting evil acts in high places are exercises in refusing to use one's brains concerning unsettling truths. Just another side of cognitive dissonance, the great epidemic of the century.

Fact is that the world is increasingly run by satanists who DO rape and murder children as sacrifices to Satan, among many other horrors, for which they are greatly (but only for a short time) rewarded. Note how the Clintons, major participants, are fading into non-importance both with ruined health and only hell to think of as a future. In fact, the whole Clinton/Obama cabal is shrieking in desperation these days while their followers break every law in failed efforts to get them back in some semblance of power through the rank ignorance of "demonstrations" wherein they most often degrade to brute force, a dead giveaway that they fear they haven't a prayer of success.

Joseph said (July 22, 2010):

It is good to be reminded of the Bohemian Grove festivities this time of year...

Brian, in his comments, is very close to hitting the nail on the head by relating "Grover" activities with that of the Stanley Kubrick movie. This movie, "Eyes Wide Shut," was actually a Frankist orgiastic ritual in which Kubrick,
reputed to a Frankist himself, actually borrowed from a 1926 novella entitled, Dream Story by Arnold Schnitzler, who appeared to be a Frankist also.

Kubrick may have revealed too much.... as he did not live to see the movie open.

More content and details of Kubrick, Schnitzler and the Frankists are contained in my website below :

More intriguing though, is that the official "Feast of the Beast" is ongoing now in Scotland and a couple of other corresponding locales. This event is held every 28 years, and this is being held now, as the last event was in 1982.
This is not only another orgiastic revel ritual but also in which communication is supposedly held between Lucifer and his highest level proteges on earth to further implement their Grand Plan. However, things are not going as well as planned....
You can thank God for that... and...

.... You can read more about it here : and here :

The peak for all this activity is August 9, in which the Frankists and Sabbateans have their highest "holy" day. Adolf Hitler was conceived on this day in like manner.

You can read more about the role of Frankists and Sabbateans in the Illuminati and related role in the Catholic Jesuits here also:

In my opinion, the top leadership of the "All-Seeing Eye" are either Frankists or Sabbateans, which are apostate Jews who follow false messiahs such as Shabbatai Tzvi or Jacob Frank. The Rothschild Dynasty is currently the "priesthood" for either sect.

Jim said (July 21, 2010):

I was there for 3 days as a valet in 1984 during the shorter "Lo Jinx" session.

It was a long time ago and before I had the knowledge I do now. I was a valet in
the Jack London camp which had much of his memorabilia in it. How ironic that a
man like London's cabin was co-opted by these guys.

My camp was younger more liberal types, nobody famous. They were much ruder and inconsiderate to the help than the older, mostly Republican and mostly self made types in my friends camps.

One strange thing, I remember one guy ranting how he was not going to let his daughter attend UC Berkeley because of Mario Savio who had been long gone for 15 years or more at that point.

There was lots of drinking and lots of prime rib, lobster tails, jumbo shrimp and all that kind of stuff.

There were no rituals at the big owl during the lo jinx. I heard of but did not see homosexual behavior there. At the time no women were
allowed into the grove.

We did go into town and were able to talk our way into the attendee's bar for a drink. Frankly we were surprised to see how generally unattractive and unappealing the prostitutes who came in for the Grove were. Not what you would expect from elitists.

I wish I could tell some more lurid tales and no doubt if I had the chance to be there now I would know what to look for. But it was rather tame, the real heavies did not come in until the "High Jinx" where they did the Cremation of Care ceremony. Some of the other workers told me about seeing the ceremony but none suggested it involved human sacrifice or anything like that.

Well, I was no valet, I got hired at the very last minute to fill a slot. Pay
was not great and in my camp they didn't tip.

The most striking thing maybe was seeing the difference between the older self made types and the younger more arrogant and ignorant men. The old men were considerate and respectful of the help , the young ones not a bit.

In the redwoods there was maybe a sinister feel but we were caught up in the drinking of good whiskey, smoking pot in the woods and goofing off in our free time. I remember being told that no in office presidents ever attended. I heard
about Jerry Brown and his dad being there and Les Brown and his band of Renown.

Also Lear of Lear Jets who was a guest but not an actual member. My friends had seen Kissinger there and Gerry Ford.

Security when I was there was clearly of another time and loose by today's standards. I think with moderate social engineering skills one could have gotten in there and had a fairly free run of the place. I don't think we had ID badges or anything.

Just some quick recollections of a long time ago.

T said (July 23, 2009):

I read your latest article with interest. In 2005, living in Cloverdale, CA and being very curious, I drove down to find the Bohemian Grove.
It was the last day of July, 31st, the day before all the festivities happen.

My husband, and grandson, and I, went along. It took some time but we found it, down a long treed road, not paved. We came to a creek and a dead end, actually it was a large gate with a guard house next to it.

We all went down into the creek and scouted it out. It meandered into Their property and there was alot of barbed wire everywhere and also electronic "eyes"; motion sensors attached to trees.

We got very close due to a break in their fencing. We saw a huge parking lot filling up with expensive cars. Everything else must have been farther back on the property.

We were going to be more adventurous and walk onto the parking lot, when two armed men showed up and demanded to know what we were doing there. I told them that we were exploring the creek bed. The men called for backup and four more armed men came! We were asked for our ID and told that we were on private property. "We are!", I exclaimed. I saw no sign and the fencing was down. They saw it also and called "the boss" and told him that Their security was breached and needed to be taken care of and now! We were then escorted back to the road and told not to return again.

I originally wanted to see for myself what goes on there, but it is very hard to do so. We waited by the side of the road for a while before leaving and we all saw cars going into the Grove with familiar faces. Mostly movie & tv stars and a few politicians. Something big was going on there.

Husband and I sent prayers to shut down this horrible place and every year at this time, we still send prayers.

Leo said (July 21, 2009):

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Will Marijuana Save the World?

July 14, 2018

(Marijuana. a Lost History. Documentary by Chris Rice) 

A good cannabis high is like opening the shades and letting light stream into a darkened room.

 Our relationship with cannabis goes back to the very dawn of the human species. Pot has been an elixir.  Below Dr, Mercola summarizes Chris Rice's documentary, Cannabis: A Lost History which reveals that marijuana was the source of religious inspiration. I know this is abhorrent to some readers, but if a herb actually helped us be more like Jesus intended, what is the harm?

Medical cannabis is now legal in 30 U.S. states,6,7 the majority of which allow limited use of medical marijuana under certain medical circumstances, although some limit medical cannabis to oils or pills only. Eight states have legalized it for recreational use.

Cannabis: A Lost History  (Footnotes here)

by Dr. Mercola


Cannabis, better known as marijuana, has been used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years. It's been heralded as a "cure-all," revered for its healing properties, particularly for pain but also as a potential anticancer treatment. Marijuana was a popular botanical medicine in the 19th and 20th centuries, common in U.S. pharmacies of the time.

It wasn't until 1970 that the herb was declared a Schedule 1 controlled substance in the U.S., a classification reserved for drugs with "high potential for abuse" and "no accepted medical use." Three years later, the Drug Enforcement Agency was formed to enforce the newly created drug schedules, and the fight against marijuana use began. In light of its history as a global panacea for all sorts of ills, its classification as a controlled substance is particularly unjustified.


As noted in the documentary "Cannabis: A Lost History," written, directed and narrated by Chris Rice, marijuana has been "an integral part of human civilization," featuring in ancient Japanese cave paintings, as well as Chinese and Siberian burial rites dating back to 3000 B.C. Based on the evidence -- especially the discovery that the human body is equipped with a cannabinoid system -- it appears our relationship with cannabis goes back to the very dawn of the human species.

Historical remnants from all around the world also reveal the importance of cannabis in medicine and spirituality. For example, Taoist monks in ancient China burned cannabis as incense, and consumed it with ginseng -- a combination thought to open your psychic centers, allowing you to see the future. Cannabis was also revered as sacred in Hinduism, Zoroastrianism, and Buddhism.


The marijuana plant contains more than 60 different cannabinoids; chemical compounds the human body is uniquely equipped to respond to. The two primary ones are cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the latter of which is the psychoactive component. Cannabinoids interact with your body by way of naturally occurring cannabinoid receptors embedded in cell membranes throughout your body.

There are cannabinoid receptors in your brain, lungs, liver, kidneys, immune system and more; the therapeutic (and psychoactive) properties of marijuana occur when a cannabinoid activates a cannabinoid receptor. Your body also has naturally occurring endocannabinoids similar to THC that stimulate your cannabinoid receptors and produce a variety of important physiologic processes.

So, your body is actually hard-wired to respond to cannabinoids through this unique cannabinoid receptor system. We still don't know exactly how far its impact on your health reaches, but to date, it's known that cannabinoid receptors play an important role in many body processes, including metabolic regulation, pain, anxiety, bone growth and immune function.1


According to the featured video, the earliest written references to cannabis are found in the Chinese Materia Medica, said to be written by Shen Nung around 2800 B.C. The oldest known copy of this book dates back to 50 B.C. Nung is one of three "celestial emperors" revered in the Chinese culture. "Half emperor, half deity, he is said to have ruled over China long before written history," Rice says.


Nung is credited with inventing agriculture -- including the hoe, the plow, and irrigation -- as well as acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Often depicted draped in leaves and chewing on various plants, Nung was the first pharmacologist, experimenting with and recording the health effects of plants. Nung documented around 100 different conditions that responded well to cannabis, including gout, rheumatism, malaria, and absentmindedness.

Before Nung declared its medicinal attributes, the cannabis plant, called "ma" in Chinese, had been used for centuries in the production of textiles, paper, rope, and pottery. Around 200 A.D., a Chinese physician named Hua Tuo performed the first surgery using an anesthetic -- a formula called Ma Fei San, which translates to "cannabis boiling powder."

For thousands of years, cannabis remained one of the 50 essential plants used in TCM. It was only removed from widespread use in recent times due to its controversial legal status. The film also reviews the history of cannabis in Indian culture. In the Vedas, the sacred text of India, cannabis (bhang) is listed as one of five sacred plants, and the Hindu god Shiva is referred to as "Lord of the bhang," meaning the Lord of cannabis.

According to the Mahanirvana, "bhang is consumed in order to liberate oneself," and liberation is the path to immortality. The ancient Egyptians, Persians and Greeks also used cannabis in a variety of ways, including medicinally and for spiritual upliftment. References to cannabis are even found in Islamic, Judaic and Christian texts, although an error in translation appears to have crept into the Bible along the way. The original Hebrew term "kaneh bosm," or cannabis, is found several times in the Old Testament.

In Exodus, chapter 30, God instructs Moses on how to make a holy anointing oil: "Take for yourself choice spices: 500 shekels of pure myrrh, half as much fragrant cinnamon, 250 shekels of kaneh bosm and 500 shekels of cassia and mix these with olive oil." In more modern Bibles, kaneh bosm has been translated as sweet calamus. The problem is this plant does not have the properties that the Bible ascribes to kaneh bosm.


According to the film, a 12th-century painting found in a Sicilian basilica also "appears to show Jesus near a pot leaf." The painting is titled "Jesus healing the blind." Interestingly enough, "modern scientific studies have since proven that cannabis delays retinal degeneration," Rice says.


CONTINUED- Details of Medicinal Benefits  Cannabis is a panacea. 

Related-  Makow - Does George Soros want us to use Weed to Know God? -------------   Did Christ Use Marijuana?  and here 

First Comment by David C

Thanks for posting the article about the lost history of cannabis!  While the first recorded medicinal use of medicinal cannabis was by Shen-Nung in 2700 B.C., its use likely goes back to the beginning of human civilization, and the human body has evolved equipped with a cannabinoid system. 
 Hemp cord used in pottery was found at an ancient village site from over 10,000 years ago, making it one of the first agricultural crops. Carl Sagan, an avid cannabis user, proposed the possibility that cannabis may have been the world's first agricultural crop, leading to the development of human civilization.  
Cannabis has been used widely all over the world throughout human history, although that fact has been suppressed.  Cannabis is the most valuable plant on Earth, providing food, fuel, medicine, fiber, and thousands of uses - literally everything we need to live healthy,  happy lives.  I'm grateful cannabis has finally been legalized or decriminalized in many places, but consider the regulated system to be criminal, extorting huge amounts of money from farmers, dispensaries, and consumers. It should be unregulated, like other medicinal herbs - the government does not have a right to extort money from growers and users, and already wastes most of the money it takes from us.  Most Cannabis from dispensaries I've tried have usually been inferior to what I grow, and as with food - we can grow better quality than what is available commercially.  
They allow over 100 pesticides to be used on cannabis in this state, which is not tested for, putting people with compromised immune systems at risk.  We should abolish money, and use cannabis as currency to barter because it's something that has real value - hemp was used as money in colonial America, and farmers had to grow cannabis by law at that time, because it was such a valuable crop.  In states where cannabis is available legally now, opioid addiction, alcoholism, the use of allopathic drugs (including psychiatric) has decreased, plus the use of cannabis by teenagers has decreased too.  
Alcohol is the primary "gateway" drug - it makes people lazy and negative, while cannabis makes people positive and industrious.  I've been a legal medical grower since 2000, the year after the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act program began, and plan to grow it for the rest of my life.  

People can grow four plants legally in this state, although only 8 ounces is allowed, which is illogical, so I'm keeping my medical permit.  i'm planning on moving out of the city, because Portland has become "Marxlandia" - a cesspit of groupthink.  I incorporate cannabis into my diet, and my pets food too.  I cured my late dog's mammary gland lymphoma with a homemade coconut-cannabis extract, which allowed us to enjoy many additional years together.  

You can treat almost every ailment with medicinal cannabis, including skin irritations like eczema, psoriasis, and other dermatological disorders.  I'm not surprised you are a cannabis user Henry, because of your wisdom and spiritual nature. Many wise people in the past were cannabis users, and some also users of stronger entheogenic substances, such as; cactus containing mescaline, mushrooms containing psilocybin, DMT, Ibogain, etc.  Ibogaine comes from the root bark of the West African Iboga plant, and is used to cure addiction in other countries, but its use is illegal here. 
 It's telling that the USA is the only country to allow hydrocodone use (99% used only in the USA), where it gets prescribed for every minor pain, turning many people into addicts, but ibogaine, which treats and cures addiction, is illegal, banned and suppressed.  We have a huge problem with alcoholism, opioid addiction, and prescription drug dependence, but hopefully, medicinal cannabis will reverse that trend.  Our society is self-destructing from within because of cultural Marxism, but hopefully, cannabis will help save us, making people wiser and healthier. 

 It isn't surprising that the international banksters have tried to ban cannabis for hundreds of years, because it can provide freedom and healing to an enslaved humanity.  Cannabis can save the world if we let it.   Your website is one of the few I read every day, and while I don't agree with everything, I usually find the articles enlightening.  Thanks for posting this!

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Comments for "Will Marijuana Save the World? "

Michael C said (July 15, 2018):

I have great respect for Dr. Mercola, but reservation about Marijuana in general use. I know persons who use with little apparent negatives but know of some who have described it as a negative in their life. All they wanted to do was sit around and get high. Jesus had no use for such crutches. Great men of God such as Englishman Smith Wigglesworth never touched alcohol. The New Testament admonishes believers, " don't be drunk with wine, but be filled with the Holy Spirit." There is a "high" of a spiritual nature that trumps anything earthly that can be experienced. I have tasted both and the former is really what people crave. To imagine Jesus needing or wanting benefits of pot is unthinkable. He simply did not need them.

Danny D said (July 14, 2018):

I was a long-time consumer of cannabis and have had great moments with the plant, but I recently changed my opinion about it. After having met an artist named Michael Lavery, author of Whole Brain Power: The Fountain of Youth for the Mind and Body, he really challenged my beliefs about the entheogen. Now, I acknowledge the good of the plant, of which there are many, but in our increasingly messed up culture, cannabis cannot be used responsibly.

For many of us, it will end up preventing you from doing what you were meant to do in this lifetime. Its use is insidious; if you try to limit it to once a month, it will slowly turn into twice a month, then once a week, twice a week, and eventually daily each night or even all day long.

Now, if you are an avid consumer of entertainment with a regular day job, perhaps it is okay to relax each night with a bit of pot smoke, but if you are an artist or creative person, the calm it brings can really mess with your craft, workflow, and quality of output.

It is like Stanley Kubrick said, "...drugs are basically of more use to the audience than to the artist...the pervasive aura of peace and contentment is not the ideal state for an artist. It tranquilizes the creative personality, which thrives on conflict and on the clash and ferment of ideas. The artist's transcendence must be within his own work; he should not impose any artificial barriers between himself and the mainspring of his subconscious." Sure, Kubrick is not the image of good health, but his work speaks for itself.

Additionally, for those of us who cannot grow it, the dispensaries sell us increasingly genetically modified strains that act like hard drugs laced with harmful chemicals such as lighter fluid in some of the extracts. Over time, the trips become increasingly bad, yet we (or at least me in particular) still cling to them simply for the altered state it brings, to escape from past traumas or the current moment. For men, the plant decreases testosterone (which may not necessarily be a bad thing, especially if you are a musician or periodically celibate), but my point is: the plant affects everyone differently, and for me specifically, repeated use led to bad short-term memory, decreased productivity with my creative endeavors, shame when interacting with normal people while high, and an affinity/reliance on the substance for activities unrelated to its effects. Plus, all the money I spent on it could have been going to homeless people who need it way more than me.

Once again, I wholeheartedly acknowledge the good of the plant; for people who have never tried it, I would perhaps recommend it to break previous habituations, open your third eye, and connect with more subtle states of mind, but at a certain point, once the plant has taught you what it wished to teach you in the first place, it seems to get sick of you and begins to tell you that you need to let go of it.

The hints come in the form of repetitive bad trips and it doing more harm than good. Admittedly, this may simply be due to the GMO strains available today, but the amnesiac effects exist whether farmed or homegrown. That being said, I still respect people who use cannabis such as yourself, and many lifelong users are often nicer and more wholesome than some "straight edge" folk.

Electronic musicians like Luke Vibert and Aphex Twin are cannabis connoisseurs whose work is fantastic in spite of their lifelong consumption, so I may be wrong, but for some extremely sensitive, slightly asocial people like myself, we are negatively affected by it, especially in this unbalanced and unhinged world we live in. When I see teenage girls smoking it at the beach, I sometimes wonder why they need it to enjoy an already beautiful place and remember that I was once just like that. Perhaps if it wasn't the dark age, we could consume cannabis together and live like those in heaven, but the reality is, it's a jungle out there, and there's a war going on, and we need to fight tooth and nail even if it is not enjoyable to do so. Maybe when I turn 80 or get diagnosed with cancer, I'll start up again, but until then, I need to stay away from it to do what I am supposed to do on this earth. Who knows, I may change my mind in the future, but I have a feeling I'd just end up learning the same lesson I've already learned twice before.

Andrew said (July 14, 2018):

Criminalization of cannabis NEVER made sense. The CIA propagated and popularize The Drug & Sexual Revolution (which included LSD and cannabis which enhance promiscuous SEX) in the 1960s which set the stage for the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) of 1970 which criminalized cannabis ruining millions of lives in America. Remember the “quiet elite” always control both sides of every conflict. Recently billionaire George Soros put up millions domestically and internationally to legalize cannabis. I believe we should oppose anything Soros promotes. The same goes for Monsanto. In 2016, Monsanto who corrupted US foods with GMO patented the first genetically modified strain of cannabis.

"In addition, Scott’s Miracle-Gro (maker of pesticides and herbicides), whose CEO wishes to acquire the entire industry, is affiliated with Monsanto, while Bayer is connected to UK-based company GW Pharmaceuticals who sells Sativex, a cannabis spray that treats symptoms of MS.

A possible takeover of the marijuana industry by this monopoly means that genetically modified (or synthetic) marijuana could become the norm if corporations have their way.

Monsanto’s recent move to “educate” European farmers on modernized agriculture (GMOs) is seen as an attempt to re-brand GMOs as a safe and inevitable path forward.
Considering this, and the fact that Monsanto and Bayer are currently sharing trade secrets regarding the production of genetically modified marijuana, they seem to be setting the stage for a full-scale corporate colonization of cannabis.

Billionaire George Soros who owns 630,000 shares of Monsanto has put up millions domestically and internationally in an effort to legalize cannabis. But the potential motives of such investments could mean that trouble is on the horizon for the industry.”
International study confirms the more cannabis you smoke, the more likely you are to be a loser.

Ruth said (July 14, 2018):

There sure is a lot of fuss made over one little plant. I believe that much of the resistance to its availability comes from the alcoholic beverage industry.

Z said (July 14, 2018):

Henry, it might sound old-fashioned, but there are serious problems with marijuana in any form.

1) Marijuana is very toxic (high in cadmium – the most toxic of the metals). It is also being bred today to be stronger and more toxic.

2) It lowers awareness, reduces memory, and lowers your IQ.

3) It is addictive, no matter what anyone says. It also increases the likelihood of alcohol addiction. Here is a recent study on this:

4) Using it opens the body to Entities or discarnate souls.

5) It is often a gateway drug to even worse drug problems, no matter what the proponents claim

6) It is a toxic remedy unless it is a prescription remedy, and then only for a minimum amount of time.

Tongue in Cheek?- Journalist's Call for Curfew for Men is another Example of Misandry

July 15, 2018

Tongue in Cheek?- Journalist's Call for Curfew for Men is another Example of Misandry

A female reader, GK responds 

When I saw this headline, "A Curfew For Men,"   I almost passed out.  

The author, Melinda Houston, thinks it's an awesome idea to dictate to men when and where they should be permitted to show up.  She is referencing a suggestion from a letter by one Gretel Lamont, of which my cursory search came up empty-handed.  The suggestion "... is simply to ban all men from being on the streets or on public transport after, say, 9.30pm..." 

She says that this restriction is already in place for women.  Well, that's Australia, so I can't prove it either way.  And most know how one country affects another and mind-sets ooze across continents. Also, the controllers set up test cases here and there, just to see what will fly and we become the test cases for their little experiments.

This proposal is the worst attack on the male character and male freedom that I've ever witnessed because it goes beyond accusing to actually attempting to restrict movement, to cage up, so to speak.  I feel both infuriated and heart-broken.  Heart-broken, because of all the good men in my life, from father to husband, etc.  All I see is how much they give, how hard they work, how decent they are, how important to so many areas of life.  Separatists are THE DUMBEST PEOPLE IN THE UNIVERSE, ANY UNIVERSE!!

Infuriated?  Yes!!  And selfishly so.  They want to remove from me that which completes me, compliments me, protects me, and so much more.  This is messing with Creation itself!!  The Great Balance that keeps sanity and cohesion afloat.  Now I ask, when will it stop!!? T

he author's last paragraph practically begs that this restricting of men becomes law.  To my brothers, I say, I will defend you forever, for you have defended me for millennia.  This evil aberration will be eviscerated.

The nitty-gritty on Fed shenanigans

July 8, 2018

The nitty-gritty on Fed shenanigans during and after the credit crunch

by Amazon reader

 Nomi Prins doesn't sensationalize or create fear porn. This entire volume is written very practically. I will warn readers up front that there is a lot of banking and financial terminology and acronyms. There's a glossary to help but it may be a bit of a challenge if you are completely unfamiliar with the banking system.

Rather than offer a summary, I'm going to offer a couple of quotes directly from the book that do well presenting the overall theme:

- "By conjuring money, the Fed had begun something it couldn't stop." - p. 223

- "Nowhere in any of this did the plight of ordinary citizens meaningfully feature in the discussion." - p. 224

- "This coddling of the oppressors depicted the illogic of a situation that hurt all those involved to some degree - except the central bankers themselves. It was the central banking establishment that had no real allegiance to voters and that remained virtually untouchable." - p. 242

Basically, in 2007/2008, a fiscal crisis erupted, with the epicenter being the United States. This crisis was in part caused by the deregulation of the banking industry during the Clinton Administration, including the repeal of the Glass-Steigal act. Though many who have been following the system are aware of that, Prins gets into detail of why this is true. It lead to out of control "betting" utilizing people's deposits. This "betting" included subprime loans, derivative markets (including derivatives from toxic assets), and so on. When it all came to a head, the bankers went to governments to bail them out. And they did. And the banks made out big time but Main Street did not. And then central banks pushed money conjuring (QE) for a trickle down effect. It didn't work. Banks hoarded it and bet on more derivatives. So the central banks keep doing the same thing and have for about a decade with the same effect.

The author does a great job in presenting the elitism of the central bankers, the revolving door between banking positions and government positions, the fact that the bankers are less and less accountable to governments and that governments are more and more held hostage by those bankers. This book should be on the reading list for every college student out there, but it won't be.

Political Trigger Warning: The author does not speak highly of any American administration, whether it be Bush, Obama, or Trump. So if you are in love with any of these presidents, you will be triggered.

The greatest threat to America and American Jewish communities is Israel by Brendon O'Connell

June 29, 2018

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The greatest threat to America and American Jewish communities is Israel.

Gold means nothing. Its as "fiat" as paper. It's technology that matters.

by Brendon O'Connell

One of the "reserve currency's" people forget about is the US 5th and 6th Fleet. If only good American Generals of a Patton or McArthur caliber were running them.

Also, the US has the greatest technological lead on anyone on the planet - ever. The US made an all titanium super plane that cruised at 80,000+ feet at Mach 3.2 (conservative figure) with state of the art never matched turbo ramjet engines that has never been matched by today's standards (that we know of). The US innovation kings at Lockheed's Skunk Works managed that when? 1964. Fifty four years ago. 

Technology is king. He who detects first. Shoots first. At the longest range - wins. No one comes close to America. 

Everything China and the USSR have was handed to them on a platter. The USSR could not feed itself, clothe itself, nor fire a rocket into space until it was handed to them. And before people mock the US space program's rocky start, one might consider the same Communist Jews and sayanim who gave the secrets of the atom bomb to Stalin were also sabotaging the US space program. 

The greatest threat to America and American Jewish communities is Israel. A Soviet Communist Rothschild invention designed to subvert America under a Biblical cover. It was a Socialist Marxist state from day one and American Jews like Jack Bernstein exposed it many years ago. Professor Israel Shahak exposed it in the must read, "Jewish Religion Jewish History The Weight Of Three Thousand Years." Sir Douglas Reid exposed it with "Controversy Of Zion."

Now Israel has the keys to the kingdom. They brag they wrote crucial code for Windows 10. They brag they design and fabricate the latest Intel CPU's there and we know they are hardware backdoored with the Intel Management Engine add on. They brag they lead the world in cyber security. They brag they lead the world in nano technology. They brag they have teamed up with China and Russia and they brag they lead the BRICS and Belt and Road $7.2 trillion Pan Eurasian Stalinist era dream development.

Gold means nothing. Its as "fiat" as paper. Its technology. And the Soviet Communist biblical imposter Israel just removed the US high technology sector to itself and gave the finger to the US taxpayers. Just like they dumped manufacturing and heavy industry in China.

Israel, Russia and China are Rothschild City of London creations. Partners in crime. Setting up the high tech Smart Cities/Gulag system to lock away the Woken Goy and sacrifice Jews world wide who will not move to the coming Greater Israel project.

Communism was always Jewish Talmudism. Now it comes with flowers, a backdoored Israeli Arc processor and personal robot helper in a Smart Gulag. And just like the late 1930's, Jews in America especially, can either get with the program or face a rampaging US citizenry from a collapsed US economy.

Only the US military can save America. But who will it work for? When we see AIPAC and JINSA and ADL operatives arrested - Shelden Adelson and Netanyahu on the wanted list - maybe we can all breath easy. I'd be optimistic, but certainly dont hold your breath.

The world economy is not the problem - the financial system is. Its a fraud. But there is plenty to eat, drink and build with..iron ore, nickel. The financial collapse is a choice. There is an abundance of everything. Just not hope - the thing they crush first.