The Use of Food As a Weapon Against American Citizens

November 4, 2013 in Columnists, Dave Hodges by The Manimal

By Dave Hodges
Republic Broadcasting Network

“If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny.”

Thomas Jefferson

This act is increasingly becoming illegal

If Obama, does, what many of us in the media believe he is going to do, he will soon provoke a crisis, declare martial law and use food as the ultimate weapon to subjugate an unruly population. This article provides an assessment of these possibilities.

Beta Testing the Poor

It began with the EBT cards going down for a couple of hours, which prevented many of the poor from buying food. The net result was that it didn’t even take a day for civil unrest to rear its ugly head before the riots began. The Federal government received a quick answer about how long it would take for the poor to riot. I contend that this was a beta test designed to gauge future behavior when Obama uses food as a weapon for real.

Would a modern day American president, in one of the most civilized countries in the world, actually resort to barbarism and starve a vast amount of Americans into submission?

Military strategists tell us that it takes one soldier for every fifty citizens to successfully occupy a country. Obama probably cannot  garrison over six million soldiers in America. He cannot count on the military’s support and he knows that fact given how he is the President who has fired more military commanders than any other leader in American history. Even though his administration just completed the training of 386,000 foreign troops to garrison America (i.e. learning to speak English and conducting urban warfare drills), he will not reach that magic six million number. As an aside, can any reasonable person find a legitimate explanation as to why an American president would find it necessary to house and train almost 400,000 foreign troops at a time when this country is broke? I can’t, can you? The only thing that makes any sense is that these foreign troops are preparing for some kind of domestic occupation of the United States.

Obama’s Motivation for the Imposition of Martial Law

Let me quickly review Obama’s possible motivations for martial law. First, his administration faces the brunt of three separate monetary debts that they will default on: (1) the national deficit is $17 trillion dollars, which could be paid down in about 30-40 years if we tightened our financial belts; (2) the unfunded liabilities of such social programs as welfare, social security and Medicare to the turn of $238 trillion dollars; and, (3) the staggering derivatives debt that modern-day nation states have agreed to assume in the amount of at least $1 quadrillion dollars. Keep in mind that the sum total of wealth for the planet is only $65-75 trillion dollars. The derivatives debt, alone, for Bank of America is $80 trillion dollars which is more than the entire value of the planet. In short, these debts cannot be paid off and the interest alone will crush this country. When the United States cannot pay the interest on the debt, we will be in default and the system will come crashing down and we will not have just 50 million food stamp recipients rioting, it will be nearly all of us.

No president will ever let the debt crisis get out of control to where most Americans will take to the streets. Every administration would seek to control the situation before the crises hits and become a case of political and economic suicide. A government would subdue its soon-to-be rioting population before its population started hanging bankers and politicians from the nearest lamp post.

Obama has another motivation to subdue the American people before the full brunt of the public’s anger has a chance to coalesce. In May, Obama had five Watergate scandals surface in the mainstream media in a 10 day period. They were the Benghazi scandal, the IRS scandal of harassing Tea Party members, the spying on reporters from the AP scandal, the NSA/Ed Snowden spy scandal and the public questioning new revelations about running guns to the Mexican cartels in Fast and Furious.

Finally, it is clear that Obama has fallen into disfavor with the central banksters who have hijacked every modern government in the civilized world.  Obama is in trouble with this group because he has been unable to find a justification to attack Syria and Iran because Iran’s selling of oil for gold threatens the kingdom of the Petrodollar. It is likely that the banksters are the ones that leaked the word of the Obama’s scandals to the mainstream media, otherwise, these revelations would have never seen the light of day on FOX and CNN.

Will Obama finish his second term? Or, like Nixon, will he be shown the door as he leaves the office in disgrace?

Knowing these facts, would you not preemptively move to head off these crises with a series of false flag attacks which would provide the justification for martial law? Under martial law, Obama could thwart any legitimate challenge to the viability of his presidency. Under martial law, he could preposition assets to thwart the financial and food riots that are surely coming to America when the financial debts deliver a death blow to the economy and ultimately the banking system. Obama will not make it to his second term if he does not soon act because these events could soon be spinning out of control. Remember, this scenario: False flag, martial law followed by indefinite dictatorial rule.

One thing is for sure, if Obama does not act soon, his reign of terror over the American people will soon be over.

Taking Food Off the Table of the Poor

Much is being made of the fact that the poor are being cut $36 per month on their food stamp entitlements. Judging by past behavior of various dictators, can there be any question that President Obama is preparing to use food as a weapon against the American people and he is just beginning with one of America’s most vulnerable populations, the poor.

Fifty million Americans will be impacted by the food subsidy reductions. As we know from the EBT beta test, many will riot. Neil Cavuto, from FOX Business News, reported three days ago,that the government has spent $80 million to protect the nation’s government buildings in anticipation of food riots which could be expected to start sometime in November.

These food riots would pale in comparison to the riots that are going to take place when the economy collapses and over 300 million people are impacted, hungry and angry. The coming food stamp riots will provide the justification to have martial law in place before an economic collapse.

Once martial law is declared, history has shown that when a dictator lacks the ability to successfully garrison a country, that dictator will resort to using food as a weapon.

The lessons of history clearly demonstrate that dictatorial regimes, whether they be Socialists, Communists, and Marxists will not hesitate to use food as a weapon against their own people in order to solidify power and impose absolute autocratic control. Food can be withheld from the masses by preventing it from being grown and harvested, by contaminating it and rendering it unfit for human consumption or by simply preventing food from being distributed to a targeted population. And there is a third strategy that the government can employ when subjugating a population by withholding food, that would be food which has a long shelf life. And this is exactly what we see, the Federal government is stockpiling survival food with a long shelf life.

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The Feds Have Been Preparing for a Long Time

As far back as 2008, I can find evidence that the government was attempting to stockpile as much survival food as possible. These events prompted prominent brokers and key media members to advise the public to begin storing food as long as five years ago in anticipation of what is about ready to happen.

In 2011, FEMA issued a “Request for information” (RFI), in which they inquired about the availability for 140 million emergency meal kits with a shelf life of 36 months along with blankets. Please read the following and I defy the reader to not be concerned about long-standing pattern of this government in acquiring vast amounts of food.

Solicitation Number:


Notice Type:



Added: Jan 20, 2011 11:54 am

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) procures and stores pre-packaged commercial meals to support readiness capability for immediate distribution to disaster  survivors routinely. The purpose of this Request for Information is to identify sources of supply for meals in support of disaster relief efforts based on a catastrophic disaster event within the New Madrid Fault System for a survivor population of 7M to be utilized for the sustainment of life during a 10-day period of operations. FEMA is considering the following specifications (14M meals per day):

– Serving Size – 12 ounce (entree not to exceed 480 calorie count); – Maximum calories – 1200 and/or 1165 per meal; – Protein parameters – 29g-37g kit; – Trans Fat – 0; – Saturated Fat – 13 grams (9 calories per gram); – Total Fat – 47 grams (less than 10% calories); – Maximum sodium – 800-930 mg;

Requested Menus to include snacks (i.e. fruit mix, candy, chocolate/peanut butter squeezers, drink mix, condiments, and utensils). All meals/kits must have 36 months of remaining shelf life upon delivery. Packaging should be environmentally friendly.

– Homestyle Chicken Noodles – Potatoes – Vegetarian Pasta – Green Pepper Steak w/Rice – BBQ sauce w/Beef and diced – Chicken w/Rice and Beans – Chicken Pasta The following questions are put forward to interested parties: 1. Please specify the type of organization responding to the questions (i.e. small business, large business, industry association, etc.) If a small business, please specify all Small Business Administration socioeconomic programs under which your organization qualifies. 2. Does your organization have a product available that meets all the specifications above? If the answer is “Yes:” What is the country of origin? If the answer is “No:” (a) Can your organization produce such a product? (b) What would be the product lead time? (c) What country are the manufacturing plants located in?

3. Can your organization delivery the product to a specified location within a 24 hour period?

4. Please provide an implementation plan for critical delivery orders and delivery surge orders.

5. What states do you already have contracts in place with to provide these types of products?

6. Please detail the type of meals and quantities you can provide for each day following a disaster.

7. Please provide alternatives to the meal specifications that your organization can provide.

8. What type of delivery schedule would your organization recommend for the meals

9. Does your organization have the capabilities to deliver products directly to FEMA’s CONUS Distributions Centers

10. Can your organization track deliveries from point of origin to point of delivery?

11. What is your lead time for delivery once FEMA has placed an order?

Interested parties may also provide brochures, web links, or other literature about their cots available for the specified users. Responses to this RFI are not considered offers and cannot be accepted by the Government to form a binding contract.

Vendors are encouraged to ask the Government questions regarding this potential requirement. Questions must be submitted in writing to Julieann L. Phillips at not later than 2:00PM, 26 January 2011 to be answered. Responses to questions will be provided not later than 2:00PM, 03 February 2011. Request for Information closing date is 03 February 2011.

Contracting Office Address:

500 C Street SW Patriots Plaza — 5th Floor Washington, District of Columbia 20472

Primary Point of Contact.:

Julieann L. Phillips,


Phone: 202-646-3234

Fax: 202.646.1765

I have more examples of how the Federal government is attempting to acquire as much food as possible. Just recently, DHS approached several emergency food vendors and were turned down by loyal Americans who said “no”.

How Many Coincidences Does It Take to Make a Conspiracy?

Doesn’t the attempted food hording by FEMA speak to something similar to what the DHS has been involved in since last year as they acquired 2.2 billion rounds of ammunition along with 2700 armored personnel carriers? Who is the DHS preparing to subjugate? Why? Could this be the preemptive move needed to head off the fallout from the coming economic collapse?

Here is another coincidence to consider as you ponder whether the government would ever use food as a weapon. If America were to experience food riots, wouldn’t the government need facilities to place dissidents to quell the uprisings? In the same time frame that the government was acquiring massive amounts of food, arms and ammunition for domestic use, they were also preparing to erect detention facilities and the following is the proof of this.

I previously wrote an article in response to the intention of Congress to permit the military to indefinitely detain, without due process protections, American citizens for any reason, or for no reason whatsoever. In the previous article, I referenced the leaked memo from KBR manager, Bob Siefert, which was informing subcontractors to be prepared within 72 hours of notification to provide essential services to detention camps such as the installation of barbwire, blockades, personnel, food, water and sanitation services. Subsequently, one of my readers, Richard Firth, bravely took the initiative to write to Siefert and asked him to explain his stated intentions in the leaked memo. Below is the exchange between Wirth and Siefert along with my analysis.

From: Richard w. Firth [] Sent: Friday, December 16, 2011 8:39 AM To: Bob Siefert Subject: Level with Public about \FEMA camps

Dear Mr. Siefert:

I am given to understand that KBR, a subsidiary of Halliburton, is in the process of activating the FEMA camps according to a leaked memo. I and many others would like to know why these camps are being activated?

I look forward to your response.

Sincerely- Richard W. Firth

Mr. Siefert wasted no time in answering Mr. Firth’s concerns as he provided a hastily prepared same day response.

From: Bob Siefert <bob.> Subject: RE: Level with Public about FEMA camps To: “Richard w. Firth” <> Date: Friday, December 16, 2011, 2:44 PM

Dear Mr. Firth,

Thank you for asking about the truth concerning our search for subcontractors. First, KBR is not a subsidiary of Halliburton, and hasn’t been since April of 2007. KBR intends to respond to an upcoming Request for Proposal. FEMA is looking for companies that can set up temporary camps to house First Responders to natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, floods, etc. The services included in the KBR request for information are ones we cannot provide ourselves and will need companies who can react quickly enough to meet the FEMA goal of having a place for their responders to stay within 72 hours of a call up. The camps will be temporary in nature, and nothing is being “activated”. FEMA is trying to be proactive in preparing for timely responses if emergency responses are required. I hope this answers your question.


Bob Siefert Manager – Small Business KBR

To summarize, KBR’s Siefert asserts that (1) the camps are temporary; (2) the camps are only being constructed for first responders who will be used in anticipated future natural disasters; and (3) the existing FEMA camps are not being activated.

Often in life, there is the stated reason for performing some action and then there is the real reason. Below are some key provisions which are part of the impetus for activating the FEMA camps which are contained in the Siefert KBR memo.

“The Continental US will be broken up into five regions as indicated in the map below. Services” will be required in each State within each region.” (Author’s note) Interestingly, the South was also broken up into five military districts during the military occupation of the South during the Reconstruction Era following the Civil War in what was to be the last military occupation in the United States.

The Seifert memo states that “(Contractors will) Establish services listed below within 72 hours for initial set-up and respond within 24 hours for incremental services. This is a CONTINGENCY PROJECT and it should be stressed that lead times will be short with critical requirements due to the nature of emergency responses. Subcontractors must be flexible and able to handle multiple, shifting priorities in an emergency environment.”

Additionally, the Siefert memo disturbingly calls for the installation of fencing and wire used for large scale detention of prisoners.

“Subcontractors will mobilize, transport, erect, install and demobilize temporary fencing, barricades, and associated equipment according to federal, state and local laws, codes and manufacturer installation instructions. The Subcontractor shall be able to mobilize and deploy key personnel(s) within four (4) hours of NTP to meet with KBR Site Manager at the Responder Support Camp (RSC) site in order to finalize the site design plan and acquire site specific design requirements and layout. Number of linear footage:

“Approximately 2,300LF for a 301 person camp after 36 hours of NTP” “Approximately 3,600LF for 1,000 person camp after 72 hours of NTP”

This sounds like a detention camp activation order to me.

When a reasonable person compares Siefert’s original memo to his response to Mr. Firth’s inquiry, the latter is clearly a poorly written and a hastily orchestrated version of damage control because his original leaked memo was never meant to see the light of day. The KBR memo called for barricades, barbwire, food, water, sanitation, guards, etc. This is the material that prisons are made of, not temporary housing for first responders as Seifert alleges. Hastily staffed FEMA camp personnel would also fit the definition of first responders in the advent of widespread civil insurrection.


Soon, if you want to eat, this is where you will have to go unless you prepare.

What we have seen in this article is that Obama is a wounded animal and is desperate as he is besieged by staggering debts and political scandals. The government has been acquiring massive amounts of food, ammunition, guns and has made plans to construct detention facilities which can house untold numbers of American citizens. Should we not be concerned when these events coincide with each other? Doesn’t this speak to some type of sinister master planning?

In this article, I chronicled government preparation for some type of cataclysm since 2008. However, as I conducted my research into this topic, I discovered that the US government has planned to use food as a weapon of mass destruction for a very long time. This will be the topic of Part two in this series. As a teaser for Part two, please see the following: “National Security Study Memorandum 200: Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U.S. Security and Overseas Interests.”