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lordssyndicate:
Let me also take a second to say this.

I do not mean to sound like I am saying the evidence Desertfae has won't stand without Anti Illuminati's research and that it isn't extremely important independently. On the contrary that both are equal of importance.  However , both  her evidence and Anti Illuminati's research when combined fill in many of  the gaps.

So when you put the two together it gives both hers and his evidence a rock solid undeniable foundation, from which to base a criminal case against all of the people and parties involved in perpetrating these crimes on the American people.

 

LATruth:
WHO IS DOV ZAKHEIM???

Click for the video...

Anti_Illuminati:
In reference to the subsequent info, please read this to see the connections:  EDMO dhsMRR Criminal Database - Ptech, NIEM, N-DEx Cognitive Engineering

http://forum.prisonplanet.com/index.php?topic=83769.msg482296#msg482296





--- Quote from: Anti_Illuminati on March 27, 2009, 01:31:42 am ---Still, some anti-terrorism experts remain troubled by the variety of the company's ties to groups under suspicion by the U.S. government.

Ptech was born in 1994 when Ziade, who had come to the U.S. from Lebanon to study at Harvard, and co-founder James Cerrato teamed up to develop software that visually represents large amounts of information. The idea was to help complicated organizations like the military and large companies create a picture of how their assets -- people and technology -- work together. Then the software could show how little changes, like combining two departments, might affect the whole. Ptech even thought it might help the new Department of Homeland Security.
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Note, many of the sourced links no longer work in the following post.

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HOW THE THEFT OF INSLAW'S PROMIS CREATED THE NEW WORLD ORDER'S MASSIVE NON-LETHAL WEAPONS MIND-CONTROL PLAN VIA "CRIMINAL-TRACKING" TECHNOLOGY.
By Linda Minor © 2000
The Inslaw/PROMIS theft is part and parcel of the New World Order plan to control the hearts, minds and souls of the people of this country.  The following series of links shows that what Casolaro was about to connect was the criminal-tracking technology to a massive mind-control enterprise using "non-lethal weapons. Connect the dots.

CASOLARO DIED JUST AFTER TALKING TO A SOURCE CONNECTED TO A DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE CONTRACTING OFFICER.

Inslaw's Executive Summary states, in part:

    Although these allegations are profoundly disturbing, there is significant circumstantial evidence that bears on the plausibility of the allegations. As reported in INSLAW's July 11, 1993 rebuttal, Casolaro was scheduled to have his final, follow-up meeting with two sources on INSLAW in West Virginia the night before he died, and one of those sources was connected to the Justice Department's PROMIS Contracting Officer. As reported in this addendum, the meeting between Casolaro and those sources had allegedly been brokered by a covert intelligence operative for the U.S. Government, an Army Special Forces Major. This individual appeared in Casolaro's life during the final several weeks and introduced himself to Casolaro as one of the closest friends of the Government's PROMIS Contracting Officer. Finally, during the final week of his life, Casolaro told at least five confidants something that he had never told a single one of them at any other time during his year-long, full-time investigation: that he had just broken the INSLAW case...
    ....

    Although the NSA is quoted in the Bua Report as claiming that it internally developed its PROMIS, the Toronto Globe and Mail reported in May 1986 that the NSA had purchased a PROMIS software system from a Toronto- based company. As shown in Exhibit A to INSLAW's July 11, 1993 rebuttal, Earl Brian's Hadron, Inc. sold INSLAW's PROMIS to the same Toronto company in 1983, in a transaction that also allegedly involved Edwin Meese, then Counselor to the President. ....

    The INSLAW affair was a premeditated, cynical and deceitful taking of INSLAW's software property by the chief law enforcement agency of the United States without due process of law and without compensation to INSLAW in violation of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution.

          Source: http://www.newsmakingnews.com/#INSLAW'S EXECUTIVE SUMMARY


PROMIS WAS ORIGINALLY FINANCED BY THE USA'S LEAA TO HELP US ATTORNEYS TRACK CRIMINAL CASELOADS.

    The Department of Justice has long recognized the need for a standardized management information system to assist law  enforcement  offices across the  country in the record keeping and tracking of criminal cases. During the 1970's, the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) funded  the development by INSLAW of  a  computer  software system called  the  Prosecutor's Management  Information System or PROMIS.  This  system  was designed to meet the criminal prosecutor workloads of  large urban  jurisdictions;  and  by  1980,  several  large   U.S. attorneys  offices were using the PROMIS software.  At  this time,  INSLAW  (formerly called  the  Institute for Law and Social Research)  was  a nonprofit   corporation  funded  almost  entirely  through Government  grants  and  contracts.  When  President  Carter terminated the LEAA, INSLAW converted the company to a  for-profit  corporation in 1981 to commercially  market  PROMIS.

    Source: http://www.eff.org/pub/Legal/Cases/INSLAW/inslaw_hr.report

THE LEAA (FOUNDER OF PROMIS) WHICH SPURRED THE COMPUTERIZATION OF POLICE WORK THROUGHOUT THE US WAS DESIGNED TO CONTROL "SOCIAL TURBULENCE."  THE LEAA WAS THE FATHER OF NLECTC AND LEATC. AND GUESS WHOSE DEEP INTO THE OPERATION--NASA.

    The Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 created LEAA in, as one commentator noted, "an environment of social turbulence. Crime rates were climbing, the incidence of drug abuse was on the rise, riots and disorders were becoming commonplace, and America's political leaders were targets for assassination attempts." In this climate, LEAA sought to spur the computerization of policing. The big push started in the early 1970s. It is uncertain how much LEAA spent on police computerization, but police agencies began to acquire computers. However, many departments with access to computers in the 1970s and even into the 1980s seemed reluctant to use them for more than routine tasks. Why were many police agencies not making more effective use of computers? Leading police chiefs blamed the complexities of the new technology, the cautious, conservative nature of many police officers, and citizens' "fear of Big Brother." Lack of funds for computer training and equipment maintenance also played a part.
    ....

    The Law Enforcement Assistance Administration paid for big ticket technology items such as computers, software, and crime laboratories, but the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), an agency for many years under the LEAA umbrella [2], was the designated federal source of research and development in law enforcement technology. In its review of its first 25 years, the Institute made special note of two accomplishments in technology -- the development of lightweight body armor and support for DNA analysis to improve evidence used in investigating crimes.
    .....
    In a time of rapidly advancing technologies, NLECTC serves as a one-stop technology education, assessment, and referral source for the nation's law enforcement agencies. NLECTC consists of a national hub in Rockville, Maryland; regional centers in New York, South Carolina, Colorado, and California; and three specialized offices: the Border Research and Technology Center (BRTC) in California; the Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization (OLETC) in West Virginia; the Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) in Maryland; and the National Center for Forensic Science in Orlando, Florida. NLECTC's hub is in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C., and has several functions.
    ....
    The Maryland office is the nation's collection agent and repository of information about law enforcement and corrections technology. It publishes and distributes a large collection of reports on diverse matters, such as body armor, pepper spray, patrol car tire tests, metallic handcuffs, and DNA profiling. It also publishes TechBeat, a periodical covering the latest developments in police technology. It created and manages JUSTNET, NLECTC's site on the World Wide Web.
    ....
    The Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization (OLETC) encourages the commercial development and manufacture of promising, innovative technologies. It offers support and information about the intricacies of commercialization to law enforcement agencies and criminal justice organizations, as well as the research, product development, and manufacturing communities. OLETC is a joint project sponsored by NIJ, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Technology Transfer Center. The Border Research and Technology Center in San Diego has the special mission of fostering technologies which provide improved capabilities in border surveillance, security, and identification. The center works closely with the U.S. Customs Service, the U.S. Border Patrol, and local law enforcement agencies concerned with border problems. The National Center for Forensic Science in Orlando, Florida, focuses on research and training in the area of arson and explosives.
    ....
    The Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization (OLETC) fosters commercial development and manufacture of promising, innovative technologies. It operates by providing technology commercialization and support and technology transfer information to law enforcement and other criminal justice organizations and the manufacturing and technology communities. OLETC is a joint project sponsored by NIJ, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Technology Transfer Center, and is located at Wheeling Jesuit College in Wheeling, West Virginia.

    Source: http://www.nlectc.org/txtfiles/policetech.html

WHY IS THE OLETC LOCATED AT WHEELING JESUIT COLLEGE IN WEST VIRGINIA?

    The youth-centered activities began early as Wheeling Jesuit University (WJU) buses transported children from parts of Wheeling to a free breakfast served in the culinary arts dining room at West Virginia Northern Community College's Hazel Atlas Building. Faculty and staff volunteers from WVNCC prepared eggs, French toast, juice and other healthy items. WJU buses then transported the children to WJU to begin the full day of activities.

     More than 200 children participated in a variety of youth activities including visiting the Erma Ora Byrd Center for Educational Technology (CET) and to participate in activities at the Challenger Leaning Center (CLC). They visited the Robert C. Byrd National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC) to explore flight and invention. The Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization (OLETC) and Blockbuster Video conducted Kidsprint video identifications. The children were also able to participate in mini soccer or basketball clinics and viewed artifacts from the Flushing's Underground Railroad Museum Traveling Trunk. Artworks from Old Town assisted children in making story quilts and essays from Ohio County students were on display at the Erickson Alumni Center in the Alma Grace McDonough Center.

    Source: http://www.nttc.edu/homepage/pressrelease/mlkday.asp

    Standing like a sentinel above modest houses and neat yards, the $13 million structure dominates the hillside entrance to its host, Wheeling Jesuit College.

    If there is a monument to the federal government's adulation of technology transfer - the idea that technology created by government scientists can now be used to revive American industries, create jobs and help the United States catch up with global competitors - this is it.

    That such a facility is located at an obscure liberal-arts college in Wheeling is a testament to the determination of its president, who saw federal aid to his school increase threefold in a year.

    That such a facility is situated in West Virginia is a testament to the political clout of its namesake, Democratic Sen. Robert C. Byrd, who once boasted he would deliver $1 billion in public-works to his home state before he was through.

    Source: http://www.corporations.org/welfare/inquirer5.html

GET A FEEL FOR WHAT'S COMING! THE OLETC INTRODUCES ITS LASER DISSUADER!

        Project Title: The Laser DissuaderT Non-Lethal Weapon

    Operational performance of the concept was first successfully tested by the U.S. Marines who used early Saber 203 devices for Force Protection in the extraction of UN Forces from Somalia. A very limited demonstration was performed at a Mock Prison Riot at the West Virginia Penitentiary, sponsored by OLETC in April 1998. Full-fledged military operational testing for the rifle mounted Saber 203 will be conducted by the U.S. Air Force in late Summer 1998.

    SEA reports that the Laser DissuaderT will be ready for market by late summer 1998. It is a follow-on product based on the Saber 203. Saber 203 is a non-lethal laser device built to be used in the military M-203 Grenade Launcher. This device was developed for the US Air Force by SEA under a Small Business Innovative Research contract (SBIR). The technology was initially developed by SEA for a set of nuclear weapons security devices under an SBIR contract with the Defense Nuclear Agency.

    Source: http://www.nlectc.org/techproj/oletc_p5.html

THE LOCAL POLICE WANT THESE NON-LETHAL WEAPONS, SAYS NLECTC.

    "Did They Have to Die? Police Explore Less Than Lethal Weapons"
    Associated Press (06/19/00); Cabrera, Luis © 2000

    Police are exploring new weapons that offer cops an alternative to ending
    armed and aggressive standoffs. Law enforcement departments are researching non-lethal weapons, and officers are now being trained and equipped with Taser guns and beanbags fired from shotguns. Critics say that non-lethal weapons like the beanbag guns were used in situations and were not effective in taking down suspects, and these weapons may not be reliable when cops are in life-threatening situations. Many law enforcement departments are optimistic about the new technology's ability to save lives.

    Source: http://www.nlectc.org/inthenews/newssummary/06222000.html

    Orange County's Force of Technology: Less Crime With Fewer Cops. Los Angeles Times (06/18/00) P. 1; Roug, Louise

    California's Orange County cities have half the number of police officers per capita than the national average, yet still recorded some of the biggest declines in crime over the last decade. Federal money is now being spent on computers and sophisticated equipment instead of more officers. The county's police departments have shifted by relying more on technology and lower-paid civilian employees to handle time-consuming tasks that officers once performed. Expenditures on law enforcement technology has proven to be cost-effective, and more efficient than hiring more officers because crime rates have dropped. Counties that have increased officers per capita have not witnessed a significant drop in crime. Law enforcement departments are trying to balance between police officers and resources to become more effective.

DANNY'S DEAD!
The Casolaro files. By C.D. Stelzer (copyright 1996)
....WHISPERS OF GOLD AND SENATOR  BYRD
http://home.stlnet.com/~cdstelzer/casolaro.html

"It was very eerie. We were sitting there in the Hilton. It was raining. It was sort of this secluded area with this light over us and the waitresses were staring. By the time I walked outside,I was a wreck. I called (William) Hamilton and told him never,never, never again am I going to be around these crazy people." -- Lois Battistoni, aformer DOJ employee talking about the night she met with a top Justice Department official and a reporter to discuss the Danny Casolaro case.

Lois Battistoni is among those who believe someone killed Danny Casolaro. At her request, investigators for the Bua inquiry informally interviewed her in the initial
stages of that investigation, but they never returned to ask for a sworn statement. Of the
Bua report Battistoni says: "It's really a cover-up from the very beginning."

The former paralegal, who spent nine years at the DOJ between 1979 and 1988, claims knowledge of the Inslaw case from her stint at the department. But her belief that Casolaro was murdered is based on what she overheard at a meeting in the dining room of the Sheraton Hotel in Springfield, Va. The other two parties in attendance, according to Battistoni and others, were Norman E. Mixon, a high-ranking Department ofJustice official in the management and finance division, and George Williamson, a reporter who has worked for the San Francisco Chronicle and Time magazine. Williamson had arranged to meet Mixon to confirm information gathered from his high-level CIA sources, informed sources say.

Battistoni, who had been speaking to another West Coast reporter, acted as a go-between for the rendezvous. "Different things were brought up and they both concurred. They both seemed to know the same things," she says. She thought the tete-a-tete had been arranged to discuss the Hamiltons' legal battle with the DOJ, but what she learned at the dinner table came as a complete shock. "(It) was a very shilling situation for me," says Battistoni. "I had no idea it had to do with ... murders. I thought we were going to discuss Inslaw. That's not what was discussed," she says. Instead, the conversation turned toward "CIA operations in gold and the Cabazon Indians."

One person who claims knowledge of Casolaro's interests in secret gold dealings is Donald Devereux. Devereux, a Phoenix investigative reporter who has reported on gold fencing operations in the Southwest. Devereux says Casolaro called him only two weeks before he died to ask specific questions about gold transactions."He did not tell me what he was doing," says Devereux, but from his own investigation Devereux now speculates that Casolaro was trying to connect the shipments of Phillippine gold through the Cabazon reservation to the October Surprise conspiracy. A scheme to use massive quantities of gold -- recovered Japanese war booty  - to fund U.S. convert intelligence operations was reported in a series of stories inthe Las Vegas Sun.

Based on his own knowledge of secret gold brokering, Devereux estimates the buillion deals may be worth billions of dollars. When there is that kind of money involved, "people get hurt in a hurry. There are a lot of bodies around this stuff, "Devereux alleges.

At the meeting between Williamson and Mixon, Battistoni recalls hearing one name repeatedly. "I kept hearing Earl Brian's name," she says. The two men talked about vast sums of money, as much as a billion of dollars, according to Battistoni. There were points when she was asked politely to leave the table so Williamson and Mixon could discuss even more confidential information, Battistoni says. According to Battistoni, she saw Mixon hand over a briefcase full of documents to Williamson.

Mixon and Williamson also talked about Danny Casolaro's death, Battistoni says. What she says she heard is this: "The Martinsburg, (W. Va.) police called Sen. Byrd's office after the alleged suicide." Sen. Robert C. Byrd is the senior senator from West Virginia. Battistoni's says her understanding of the conversation is that the police were instructed to clean up the motel room through Byrd's office.

In regard to this allegation, a spokesperson for Sen. Byrd'soffice has says that "there's absolutley no truth to that."  But there was at least one connection between the DOJ and Sen. Byrd's office. Barbara Videnieks  - the wife of the former Inslaw contract officer at the Justice Department --  is a top aide in Sen. Byrd's office. In addition, copies of notes by William Turner, one of Casolaro's sources, indicate that the late writer planned to meet in Martinsburg with relatives of "Ms. V, plus one or two others from SB off [Sen. Byrd's office]." A source who wishes to remain anonymous says he has been told that there are at least two relatives of Barbara Videnieks who work in Sen. Byrd's office.

Turner has claimed to have met with Casolaro in Martinsburg the day before his death to deliver sensitive papers that William Hamilton says pertained to Inslaw. Hamilton says the documents, which allegedly disappeared at the time of Casolaro's death, were to be shown to the sources from Sen. Byrd's office. The relevance of this allegation is completely dismissed by a spokesperson for Byrd. "The link that you are trying to make is preposterous, and this office has no further comment," she says...

Since the meeting that Battistoni attended, reporter George Williamson has withdrawn from pursuing the story. When finally contacted, Williamson refused to discuss the alleged meeting on the grounds that he had sworn confidentiality to his source. Reached at his DOJ office, Mixon respectfully declined to comment, saying all telephone conversations are recorded at the Justice Department. ...

SENATOR BIRD AND CATHY O'BRIEN - TRUE OR FALSE?

http://www.parascope.com/articles/1196/obrien.htm

Sex, Lies, and Mind Control
by Cathy O'Brien © 1999

Nowhere to run to When I was 13 years old, I was dedicated to a man who would become my mind control owner. That's US Senator Robert C. Byrd. Senator Byrd had been in office as long as I had been alive. Senator Byrd is head of our US Senate appropriations committee. He holds the purse strings for our country. And I know from my victimization under his control that he had absolutely no concern for the American public. In stead he was interested in appropriating our money to usher in the NWO. Senator Byrd's perversions were extremely brutal and just being sexually assaulted by him was sufficient to traumatize my mind to readily accept anything that he instructed me to do.

One of the things that he instructed me to do was to attend the Muskegon Catholic Central High School -- which was very much involved in this ClA/Jesuit merger of mind control information. Through implementation of trauma in the school system, a person such as myself would photographically record whatever I was taught. I got all A's but I didn't gain any information I could use. I couldn't think to use anything that I had
learned, but I was recording facts and that's what they were interested in.

I wasn't the only one. Muskegon Catholic Central had many students that had been severely traumatized and subjected to occult rituals. Some were groomed to participate in organized sports. After all, a person suffering from DID had no limitations on what they thought they could accomplish in sports. Since they had compartmentalized memory, they "forgot" how tired they were. Therefore they were always fresh and ready for more with a real high energy level and extreme endurance. Catholic Central was first in the state and first in the nation in sports throughout those years.

It was while I was in Catholic Central that Gerald Ford became President. This devastated me. Not that I could even think about it by that time, because I couldn't. I could only sense that if Gerald Ford was President, then people everywhere actually condoned child abuse and mind control.

I was conditioned to believe that I had no place to run or hide--a theme that's widely used on traumatized people all the way from the lowest level of occultism. Even in sexual abuse, the children are told "we're watching you--there's no place to run and no place to hide." That's the theme that therapists hear many times over.

On a CIA level, of course, they were using that same theme. And I felt totally trapped. Who was I going to turn to? I couldn't turn to my parents. I couldn't turn to my church. I couldn't turn to my school or local politicians--and now I couldn't even turn to the President of the United States. I felt totally helpless and totally locked in--which was exactly what they wanted.

However, now that I'm in control of my own mind and can think for myself, I know that I do have a place to run--and it's right at them!
....

Meaner and Mena

Since I was primed and ready for mind control programming, I was taken to Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma. Tinker Air Force Base is where many of Johnston's mercenaries had been programmed and I became a "tinker belle"--mind control programmed through high voltage, sleep, food and water deprivation, and subconscious mind manipulation. I was programmed to carry out my first trial run operation. This involved carrying a large quantity of cocaine that had been brought back in on one of those airplanes, to load it up and carry it to a remote area in Washita Forest in the neighboring state of Arkansas. It was 1978. I've since identified this area as the Mena Airport....

It was my experience during the Reagan/Bush administration that Ronald Reagan followed orders from George Bush ! Look at George Bush's background. He began with the United Nations, then he went on to head our CIA and then he ran our country right into NWO controls through three administrations: Ronald Reagan followed orders from George Bush; then George Bush was in office; and I know for a fact that Bill Clinton follows orders from George Bush. Not robotically - but because he also believes in mind control of the masses.

In 1984 I was at the Lampe, Missouri at a CIA near-death trauma center. It's an enormous cocaine hub, but more importantly a sophisticated mind control center to program paramilitary--guys who are used in paramilitary operations. The Lampe operation was just across the Arkansas border and was very much a part of Clinton's operation. It was there in 1984 that I ever heard (and photographically recorded after severe trauma) Bill Clinton and George Bush talking (they're friends), and George Bush said how when the American people become disillusioned with Republicans in control of our country and running it into the NWO, that Bill Clinton as a Democrat would be put in office.

Obviously, it happened according to plan. But I tell you this so that you know this has nothing to do with party lines. this is not about Democrats or Republicans. This is about NWO controls -- those who are for them and those who are against them....

There has been sufficient public out cry to make change were it not for the fact that the governors have been corrupted. Not all governors have been corrupted. I don't know that all governors even know exactly what OBE is all about. But I am aware that Senator Byrd decided that he would put the states in a financial position whereby they would be forced to accept OBE in order to get any kind of federal funding for education. For this purpose, this year every governor in the United States but one accepted OBE into the school systems. Only Alabama's Governor James said the federal government has no business meddling in the minds of our children. We must be aware of OBE and mind control on all levels for our children's' sake.

Source: http://www.parascope.com/articles/1196/obrien.htm


SOME LIGHT ON THIS SITUATION.

At first, "mind control " sounds scary and seems to offer more evidence of government's unassailable power. But when you stop to think about it, despite the enormous resources in time and manpower that were allegedly spent by government to control Ms. O'Brien 's mind, she got free. Mind control failed to control.

Further -- just as Ms. O 'Brien claims that much information on mind control was discovered by the European Crusaders (1000-1200 A.D.), Spain's Inquisitors (1480-1800 A.D.), and Germany's Nazi's (1939-1945 A.D.) -- her associate Mark Phillips claims that the foundation for mind control was found in ancient copies of the "Egyptian Book of the Dead " (written centuries, perhaps millennia, before the birth of Christ). Given that huge historical advantage, if mind control were as potent as some fear, we might reasonably expect Egypt, Italy, England, Spain, or Germany to rule the world. Do they? No. The Crusaders lost, the Inquisitors lost, and the Nazi's lost, and the Egyptians haven't won anything since they built the Pyramids. More recently, the mighty U.S -- with its alleged "masters of mind control" -- lost in Viet Nam. Apparently, there 's a common denominator among governments that allegedly used mind control .. they're losers headed for destruction.

Therefore, mind control may be an interesting, even dangerous parlor trick but it offers no sustainable, cost-effective ability to suppress the power of a living mind and spirit.

It may be reasonable to be concerned about "mind control", but it is unreason able to be fearful. If you don't believe me, ask the Pharoahs, Crusaders, Inquisitors, Storm Troopers of history or the CIA guys that ran Operation Phoenix in Viet Nam. "Mind control" is razzle dazzle, "secret weapon " b.s. used as a last resort by morally bankrupt governments desperate to try anything to avoid impending doom and/or shore up their troops' sagging morale. If our government uses mind control, it's only more evidence that they can't even win the "hearts and minds" of their own people.

I suspect that our spirits, much like "unalienable rights", are God-given and beyond the destructive capability of any mortal or government. To the extent any government tries to destroy its own people's spirits, that government attempts the impossible and must not only fail but probably perish.

Anti_Illuminati:
http://www.nasatech.com/resrep/NTTC.html

Resource Report:
National Technology Transfer Center
Serving the Nation's Industrial Competitiveness
It might seem a long leap from the federal laboratory network to the local dry-cleaning establishment, but bringing the two together is just one of the more unusual successes of the National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC). Since its establishment in 1990, the center has acted on more than 10,000 technical requests and recorded more than 100,000 log-ons to its electronic information system.

Funded by NASA, and with additional support from the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, the U.S. Navy, and other federal agencies, the NTTC has its headquarters on the campus of Wheeling Jesuit College in Wheeling, WV. From there it extends its reach throughout the country, drawing on the expertise of more than 700 laboratories and thousands of scientists, engineers, and managers who make up the Federal Laboratory Consortium. NTTC also teams with NASA's Regional Technology Transfer Centers (RTTCs) - six offices nationwide that assist local industry in technology evaluation and commercialization, as well as market assessment and other areas of business expertise.

NTTC's programs run the gamut of technology transfer initiatives. A key service is called the National Gateway, providing callers from business and industry free access to technology and expertise from the NASA labs and other federally funded research facilities. This is done through NTTC technology access agents, who, once apprised of a technical challenge or area of interest, search the proper databases, contact the labs, and often put the inquirer in touch with the individual experts who are the best resources.

But if the inquirer simply wants to browse through the ideas and technical information available from federal sources, there is Business Gold, a free service available via the Internet or direct modem contact. Operating 24 hours a day, NTTC's electronic bulletin board provides information that can be downloaded onto the user's computer free of all charges except for the phone lines. Included are descriptions of new technologies available for licensing and commercialization; NASA RTTC contacts; current SBIR, Technology Reinvestment Program, and similar solicitations; technology transfer conference calendars; information from government software centers; and more.

Forging Partnerships

NTTC acts either directly or through the regional network to facilitate technology transfer. When Hi-Shear Technology Corp. Of Torrance, CA, was looking for a new design for the power unit for Lifeshear, a cutting tool for extracting auto accident victims from wreckage, NTTC provided the immediate link to NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. An advanced technology for powering an initiator for multi-stage rockets and explosive bolts was co- developed for dual use under a JPL-managed Technology Reinvestment Project award to Hi- Shear. Federal Emergency Management Agency rescue workers later used Lifeshear at the Oklahoma City bombing site. (See "Mission Accomplished," NASA Tech Briefs, August 1995, Vol. 19, No. 8, page 20.)

Using the regional connection, NTTC referred Jay Carter Jr., president of CarterCopters Inc. of Wichita Falls, TX, and designer of a unique gyroplane, to the Mid-Continent Technology Transfer Center (MCTTC) in Texas. After MCTTC's evaluation, Carter was directed to NASA Ames Research Center officials, who helped him draw up a Small Business Innovation Research proposal that won a $70,000 award from NASA last fall. He hopes the CarterCopter will fly as early as the end of the year.

The Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization (OLETC) is another recent example of NTTC's successful partnerships. The center hosts OLETC, a joint undertaking with NASA and the Justice Department's National Institute of Justice. Through it, NTTC funnels state-of-the-art law-enforcement product ideas to the manufacturing community, and arranges for rapid prototyping at test facilities. The center also provides timely funding information to law-enforcement and criminal justice organizations throughout the country to help them acquire advanced technology.

OLETC is pursuing several innovative projects, including a remote-controlled retractable roadway barrier strip that deflates tires, thus eliminating the hazards of high-speed auto chases; a "smart" gun that can be fired only by its owner; a pepper spray launcher-dispenser intended for use in efforts to free hostages; a disabling net and launcher system that deploys a lightweight net to trap escaping suspects; and concealed-weapons detection s;systems.

Last year the partners in OLETC presented Law Enforcement Technology Innovation Awards to Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) and 3M Law Enforcement Products. INEL designed a rear-seat air bag for patrol vehicles that restrains a violent apprehended suspect, preventing him from injuring himself or others or damaging the vehicle. 3M's fingerprint visualization system (FVIS) is a small kit that detects prints left on nonporous surfaces at a crime scene by dispensing heated cyanoacrylate vapor over an area via a self-igniting wand.

Another critical function of OLETC is helping law-enforcement agencies find ways to pay for innovative equipment. The office has compiled a guide to federal law-enforcement technology funding sources that provides eligibility requirements, criteria for selecting proposals, and examples of funded projects.

Training for the Future

Education and training are significant aspects of NTTC's activities. Idea Contactª, a new program directed at federal lab and agency personnel, teaches scientists, engineers, and managers how to evaluate a technical innovation for its manufacturability, marketability, and usefulness to the commercial world. For small and medium-sized manufacturers, NTTC provides technology-driven industrial extension programs, concentrating on the use of federal technologies as a catalyst for economic revitalization. As part of the Technology Reinvestment Program, NTTC received a grant to work with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and other manufacturing assistance groups to create a national curriculum for training industrial extension agents. Finally, in cooperation with Wheeling Jesuit College, NTTC has developed courses of study for bachelor and master of science degrees in technology management, innovation, commercialization, and technology transfer.

As for the dry-cleaning innovation, David Porter, president of Garment Care Inc. in Kansas City, came to NTTC with an idea that would eliminate the environmentally troublesome dry-cleaning chemical perchloroethylene. His rack conveyor system would carry soiled clothes through a water-based ultrasound bath, eliminating the need for the traditional chemical. An NTTC agent searched the center's technology database and came up with a potential research partner: the Kansas City Department of Agriculture facility operated by AlliedSignal. Researchers there responded with 40 hours of free discussion and preliminary tests on swatches of material. The ultimate result was a two-year Department of Energy "mini-CRADA" award of $50,000 for full-fledged research and development.

The dry-cleaning industry "wants innovation that not only takes care of our environment, but also our wallets," Porter says. "That's why we're excited about the technology transfer possibilities now before us. NTTC has, in my opinion, great networking potential for small business."

To access the National Gateway, phone 1-800-678-6882; to reach Business Gold, use Internet: http://www.nttc.edu. For more information on the NTTC, phone Jim Reed, Deputy Director of Marketing, at (304) 243-4400. OLETC is searching for 1996 Technology Innovation Award candidates: call NTTC at 800-678-6882 for more information.
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Institute for Law and Social Research = INSLAW

http://www.rockarch.org/collections/nonrockorgs/commonwealth.php#

Excerpt from above link:

COMMONWEALTH FUND ARCHIVES, 1918-1988 

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Illinois, State of (Board of Higher Education), 1966-1977
Illinois, University of, 1956-1975
Independent Sector, 1979-1982
Independent Sector, 1982-1989 (Series 18.3)
Indiana University, 1951-1972
Industrial Personnel Problem, 1919-1921
Institute for Crippled and Disabled Men, 1922-1925
Institute for Law and Social Research, 1979-1983 (Series 18.2)
Institute for Muscle Research, 1953-1965
Institute for Policy Studies, 1964-1967
Institute for the Study of Humanistic Medicine, 1977-1978
Institute of International Education, 1948-1981
Institute of International Education, 1980-1982 (Series 18.2)
Institute of International Education, 1982-1986 (Series 18.3)
Institute of Latin
American Studies, 1979-1980
Institute of Society, Ethics and Life Sciences, 1972-1983
Institute of Society, Ethics and Life Sciences, 1980-1983 (Series 18.3)
International Association for Child Psychiatry and Allied Professions, 1971-1981
International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions, International Study Group of, 1980-1983 (Series 18.3)
International Center for Integrative Studies, 1980-1984 (Series 18.3)
International Committee of the Red Cross, 1975-1977
International Congress on Mental Health, 1947-1949
International Council of English, 1927
International Council on the Future of the University, 1979-1981
International Epidemiological Association, 1967-1981
International Hospital Convention, 1928
International Mass Education Movement
International Women's Health Coalition, 1984-1986 (Series 18.3)
Inter-Racial Committee, 1919-1922
Iowa, University of, 1979-1983 (Series 18.2)
University of Iowa, 1982-1987 (Series 18.3)
Irvington House, 1936-1943
Ittleson (Henry) Center for Child Research, 1950-1962
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http://www.fordfound.org/archives/item/0188/text/29

The Rockefeller Foundation contributed to the support for the Office of Environmental Mediation, but its emphasis is on the international context. Most of the other major foundations are not active in this area, except for this Foundation's involvement, described below.

As a consequence of the 1976 National Conference on the Causes of Popular Dissatisfaction with the Administration of Justice, the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American Bar Foundation (ABF) have initiated several projects. The ABF is engaged in studies and projects involving class-action litigation. The ABA has established a Special Committee on Minor Disputes; the ABA Commission on Law and the Economy, which is assisted by the Foundation, is discussed below.

The Institute for Judicial Administration is chiefly concerned with studies of the structure of state and federal courts, educational programs for judges and court administrators, and publication of research on the administration of justice. The National Center for State Courts has been concerned with encouraging and collecting better data on state courts, a study of judicial diversion, and mechanisms for creating more effective small claims courts. A relatively new organization, the Institute for Law and Social Research (a Foundation grantee), is working on a systems approach to the criminal justice system.

The American Enterprise Institute is exploring the role of information and incentives in regulation. The Center for Administrative Justice, an organization concerned with training and research in administrative law, has completed a large study of Social Security hearings. Other projects are under way at the Urban Institute, the Rand Corporation, the Stanford Research Institute, and Abt Associates.
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http://w2.eff.org/legal/cases/INSLAW/inslaw_hr.report

Excerpt from:  Union Calendar No. 491
102d Congress, 2d session -------------------------------- House Report 102-857 THE INSLAW AFFAIR


I. SUMMARY

The Department of Justice has long recognized the need for a standardized management information system to assist law enforcement offices across the  country in the recordkeeping and tracking of criminal cases. During the 1970's, the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA) funded the development by INSLAW1 of a computer software system called the Prosecutor's Management Information System or PROMIS.  This system was designed to meet the criminal prosecutor workloads of  largeurban jurisdictions; and by 1980, several large U.S. attorneys offices were using the PROMIS software.  At this time, INSLAW (formerly called the Institute for Law and Social  Research) was a nonprofit corporation funded almost entirely through Government grants and contracts.  When President Carter terminated the LEAA, INSLAW converted the company to a for-profit corporation in 1981 to commercially  market  PROMIS.

The new corporation made several significant improvements to the original PROMIS software and the resulting product came to be known as INSLAW's proprietary Enhanced PROMIS.  The original PROMIS was funded entirely with Government funds and was in the public domain.

Elvis:

--- Quote from: Anti_Illuminati on April 21, 2009, 07:40:15 pm ---I suspect that our spirits, much like "unalienable rights", are God-given and beyond the destructive capability of any mortal or government. To the extent any government tries to destroy its own people's spirits, that government attempts the impossible and must not only fail but probably perish.

--- End quote ---
i also suspect that to be true.

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