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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

'All Hell Could Break Loose' On November 1st, says Fox News Host

Paul Joseph Watson
October 23, 2013
Fox News’ Neil Cavuto thinks the Department of Homeland Security’s $80 million outlay on armed guards to protect government buildings is directly connected to food stamp cuts set to take effect on November 1st, a day on which all hell could break loose.
As Infowars first reported on Monday, the DHS announced its intention to hire a raft of new armed guards to prepare for “public demonstrations” and “civil disturbances” in upstate New York, adding that some of the guards would be posted outside IRS facilities.
Covering the story on his Fox News show, Cavuto said, “November 1st could be a very very iffy kind of a day….this could be all hell breaks loose day,” noting that the armed guards were not to protect government buildings from terrorist threats but “From American citizens because on November 1st the food stamp program is set to start decreasing the amount that is allocated to food stamp recipients….and they’re worried that violence will ensue.”
Cavuto’s concern that the cut in food stamp benefits could spark violence is legitimate given what happened when the EBT card system crashed for just hours earlier this month, prompting mini-riots and looting at several Walmart stores.
A scheduled cut in food stamp benefits which most Americans are seemingly unaware of threatens to cause unrest next month when families will be hit with a $36 dollar per month reduction in credits.
Cavuto’s guest Niger Innis, National Spokesperson for the Congress of Racial Equality, labeled the prospect “frightening,” adding “We are on a slow march to becoming Greece,” while blaming the fact that some 50 million Americans’ are dependent on food stamps on big government’s failure to spark a proper economic recovery.
Innis said that food stamp riots may not occur this cycle, but that they were a real threat for the future and that America was heading towards a European-style socialism where the population embraced an entitlement mentality, and that Americans should be “liberated” from their dependency on welfare.
The notion that Homeland Security is preparing for riots is an admitted fact. In June, it emerged that the DHS was purchasing top of the range body armor and helmets for FPS (Federal Protective Service) guards as part of preparations for “riot control situations.”
The federal agency also ran a controversial drill last year dubbed “Operation Shield,” during which FPS agents armed with semiautomatic guns were posted outside a Social Security office in Florida.
Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Infowars.com and Prison Planet.com. He is the author of Order Out Of Chaos. Watson is also a host for Infowars Nightly News.
This article was posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10:40 am

Monday, October 21, 2013

Homeland Security Spends $80 Million on Armed Guards for "Civil Disturbances"

Paul Joseph Watson
October 21, 2013
The Department of Homeland Security is set to spend $80 million dollars on hiring a raft of armed guards to protect IRS and other government buildings in upstate New York during “public demonstrations” and “civil disturbances,” once again prompting concerns that the federal agency is preparing for food stamp riots, anti-tax demonstrations or some other form of domestic unrest.
Image: Wikimedia Commons
According to a solicitation posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website, the Federal Protective Service (a unit of the DHS), is looking for a contractor to supply armed Protective Security Officers (PSOs) to guard a variety of government buildings in the region, including “IRS buildings(s) during tax season.”
“PSOs will be required to be armed and some posts may require screening of visitors using x-rays/magnetometers,” states the solicitation.
The armed guards will be used during “public demonstration(s),” as well as “civil disturbances, or other unanticipated events on an as-needed basis.”
“This acquisition is for approximately 380,000 hours of Basic Service, 20,000 hours of Temporary Additional Services and 3,500 hours of Emergency Security Services per year. Currently, there are an estimated 205 guards protecting approximately 95 posts at over 55 buildings. The estimated value of this Contract is between $75M and $80M,” states the solicitation.
Why does the DHS feel the need to blow $80 million dollars at a time of cutbacks on yet more armed guards to protect government buildings during “public demonstrations”? What is the federal agency preparing for? Food stamp riots? Anti-IRS demonstrations? Or some other form of civil disorder?
In June, it emerged that the DHS was purchasing top of the range body armor and helmets for FPS guards as part of preparations for “riot control situations.” This followed a controversial drill last year dubbed “Operation Shield,” during which FPS agents armed with semiautomatic guns were posted outside a Social Security office in Florida. The unannounced exercise centered around “detecting the presence of unauthorized persons and potentially disruptive or dangerous activities.” Residents were forced to show identification papers to the guards during the drill.
Could the increased security around IRS buildings be related to the introduction of Obamacare? The federal government has consistently denied that any fines pertaining to Obamacare non-compliance could be seized from bank accounts, despite reports last year that the IRS had hired 16,500 new agents to harass citizens who attempt to evade the new law.
As we reported earlier this year, Federal Protective Service officers were hired to guard an IRS building in St. Louis during a Tea Party protest against the federal agency’s discrimination targeting conservative groups. The FPS has previously been used to spy on protesters. In 2011, the DHS asserted that it had every right to spy on peaceful protest groups and had been using Federal Protective Service (FPS) agents to do so since at least 2006.
In March, Arkansas State Fusion Center Director Richard Davis admitted that the federal agency spies on Americans deemed to be “anti-government,” noting that the DHS concentrates on, “domestic terrorism and certain groups that are anti-government. We want to kind of take a look at that and receive that information,” so-called threats which included people, “putting political stickers in public bathrooms or participating in movements against the death penalty.”
Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Infowars.com and Prison Planet.com. He is the author of Order Out Of Chaos. Watson is also a host for Infowars Nightly News.
This article was posted: Monday, October 21, 2013 at 2:11 pm


Thursday, October 17, 2013

Shocking Audio - Canadian Tourists Undergo Insane Firsthand Experience With American Police State

Bizarre "Freemason" Rant On House Floor During Debt Ceiling Vote

Paul Joseph Watson
October 17, 2013
A stenographer staged a bizarre performance on the House floor near the end of the debt ceiling vote last night, ranting about Freemasons before she was quickly dragged away by security guards.
Moments before House members passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling, a woman later identified as stenographer Diane Reidy approached the microphone at the Speaker’s Lobby in a trance-like state and began to shout.
“He will not be mocked, don’t touch me, he will not be mocked,” Reidy ranted, adding, “The greatest deception here is this is not one nation under God, it never was.”
Officials begin to remove Reidy as she screamed, “It never was, had it been, it would not have been….the Constitution would not have been written by Freemasons, they go against God, you cannot serve two masters.”
“Praise be God, Lord Jesus Christ,” she added.
Reidy also reportedly said “A House divided cannot stand — you are all sons of the devil!”
According to Rep. Joaquin Castro, the woman “had a crazed look” on her face. “It was very disturbing for the members of Congress,” he said.
“I had passed her obviously all the time on the House floor, and she smiled a few times, she seemed nice, and according to other members who have been around longer, she seemed nice,” Castro told reporters.
According to the Washington Post, House floor staff were “visibly shaken” by the incident and police are currently investigating the matter.
“I think there’s a lot of sympathy, because something clearly happened there,” said Rep. Gerry Connolly.
What makes the incident even more strange is that Reidy is not someone who showed up on the job recently, she has been working as an official stenographer with the Office of the Clerk for over 20 years.
According to presiding officer Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Reidy approached the platform and asked if the microphone was turned on.
“I hammered to get control and hush her up. She said something about the devil. It was sudden, confusing and heartbreaking. She is normally a gentle soul,” said Ros-Lehtinen.
Reidy was taken to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation. It is not known whether criminal charges will be filed.
“For that one short tiny moment we actually had some sanity and bravery on the House Floor!” joked Daniel McAdams, labeling Reidy “the last sane person on Capitol Hill.”
Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Infowars.com and Prison Planet.com. He is the author of Order Out Of Chaos. Watson is also a host for Infowars Nightly News.
This article was posted: Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 5:48 am

CNN Exposed - Emmy Winning Former CNN Journalist Blows the Whistle: CNN is Payed by Foreign and Domestic Government Agencies for Specific Content

Perhaps this one of the most important discussion threads ever regarding Legacy Media manipulation.   We sincerely hope you will take the time to digest the content, think about the ramifications to what is here, and then share the information with others.
This is not a matter of opinion, the CNN stories are documented, attributed and cited.   They are factual.   Everything is verifiable within the embedded links and citations.
Amber Lyon

Believe it or not, just creating this discussion thread is risky. We are unable to expand.
Before getting to the CNN Amber Lyon expose’ (which is incredible and troubling) let’s first back up a moment and take you back to a previous video we shared surrounding recent events.
In this first video from Canada the topic is the Libyan US Consulate Bombing and the US Egyptian Embassy being overrun.   While the topic of Egypt is a ‘component’ of the issue, it is not our central concern.
The central issue is Media Controlled by The Obama Administration, and more specifically CNN – as a VERIFIED tool for propaganda and disinformation.
Within this Canadian video report you will find footage of a CNN story on Egypt and Mohammed Al Zawahiri. It was produced by well-known CNN Journalist Nick Robertson. The entire video is excellent, but the pertinent aspect is at the 1:30 mark.

In the previous thread I asked two central questions.   The Second Question was:
Why would CNN [or CNNi] refuse to air the Nick Robertson report with Muhammed Al Zawahiri (brother of Ayman Al Zawahiri) that clearly shows the Egyptian uprising was 100% in response to his call for protests for release of the Blind sheik on 9-11.? Why would the “most trusted name in news“, hide the report showing the truth, and instead allow the false narrative to be sold, by them, to the American electorate?
Amber Lyon provides the answer(s).
CNN never aired the Nick Robertson report in Egypt because it completely contradicted President Obama and Hillary Clinton’s assertions.   In short, the Robertson report, if aired, would have proved Obama and Clinton were lying.
The Nick Robertson CNN report was filmed on 9/11/12, yes the exact morning of the Cairo embassy protest, and, by coincidence, it would have aired at the exact moment Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama began attributing the Egyptian embassy protest to a “YouTube Video”.   A YouTube Video the U.S. Cairo embassy itself was unaware of until 9/9/12.
CNN’s refusal to air the real reasoning for the Egyptian Embassy protest turned assault was intentional protection of President Obama, specifically orchestrated by the CNN News group, at the behest of the White House.   Specific, intentional, lying.
Apparently they have a history of this no-one knew about.   UNTIL NOW.
undefinedAmber Lyon is an award-winning journalist who worked for CNN.
She says she was ordered to report fake stories, delete unfriendly stories adverse to the Obama administration (like the Nick Robertson report), and construct stories in specific manners while working for the left-wing network.
CNN is paid by foreign and domestic  Government agencies for specific content.

Let me repeat that.

CNN is paid by the US government for reporting on some events, and not reporting on others.   The Obama Administration pays CNN for content control.

Let that sink in.

Additionally CNN and CNN International are also paid by foreign governments to avoid stories that are damaging, and construct narratives that show them in a better, albeit false, light.
Amber Lyon is a three-time Emmy winning investigative journalist and photographer. She accuses CNN of being “fake news.”
Back in March 2011, CNN sent a four person team to Bahrain to cover the Arab Spring. Once there, the crew was the subject of extreme intimidation amongst other things, but they were able to record some fantastic footage. As Glenn Greenwald of the UK’s Guardian writes in his blockbuster article from September 4th 2012:
“In the segment, Lyon interviewed activists as they explicitly described their torture at the hands of government forces, while family members recounted their relatives’ abrupt disappearances. She spoke with government officials justifying the imprisonment of activists. And the segment featured harrowing video footage of regime forces shooting unarmed demonstrators, along with the mass arrests of peaceful protesters. In sum, the early 2011 CNN segment on Bahrain presented one of the starkest reports to date of the brutal repression embraced by the US-backed regime.
Despite these accolades, and despite the dangers their own journalists and their sources endured to produce it, CNN International (CNNi) never broadcast the documentary. Even in the face of numerous inquiries and complaints from their own employees inside CNN, it continued to refuse to broadcast the program or even provide any explanation for the decision. To date, this documentary has never aired on CNNi.
Having just returned from Bahrain, Lyon says she “saw first-hand that these regime claims were lies, and I couldn’t believe CNN was making me put what I knew to be government lies into my reporting.”
Here is a segment of the Bahrain report that Amber Lyon and her team put together.  CNNi refused to allow it to air because the Bahrain Government had paid them not to show it.

When Amber Lyon recognized the extent of the reasoning, she challenged CNN. CNN told her to be quiet, and began to view her as a risk.   She knew, and found out, too much.
Amber is now trying to tell the story, the real story, of what is going on behind the closed doors of US Media entities. Amber has created her own website, and additionally as noted in the Guardian Article she is trying to share the truth of the deceptions.
What Amber Lyon describes is exactly the reason why CNN never aired the Nick Robertson interview with Muhammed Al Zawahiri in Egypt.
Amber recently did a web interview with Alex Jones on InfoWars.   Generally the TreeHouse does not appreciate Alex Jones.  He is wound up tighter than piano wire, and unfortunately much of his truth is diminished because of the hype he places upon it.
Alex Jones is easy to disregard as a “conspiracy theorist”, not because of what he says, but because of how he says it. Everything is desperate and dangerous with him.
That said, the words and explanations of Ms. Lyon in the discussion/interview are poignant and vastly informative.   So I share the video with you so you can hear from Amber herself exactly what is being described and articulated.

It is critical to listen to what she says, not just about Bahrain but also about what the Obama administration is specifically doing.    Just try to overlook the Alex Jones-ism, and focus on what Amber Lyon is sharing.
Is it any wonder why the new media formats are growing so rapidly?

The Chamreptileon - Shapeshifting Shill of Illusory Change

by Zen Gardner

Every Amerikan President has been a doozie in his own way. The politics is all just hogwash but the real language they are speaking is a sight to behold. That’s why so many actors become politicians. It’s a perfect fit. The Bushes and Clinton were almost too easy to spot for most people. The thuggish Neocon Bush family has been very clear in their drive for global hegemony and the suppression of Americans and their rights, all while pretending to care for mainstream Americans.

That’s where they got their camouflage and it was very effectively done.

Clinton was a one man circus of blatant drunken swagger as he did his masters’ biddings with a smirk and a wink. An incredible self aggrandizing murderous sleaze and another emotionally sold prototype, perhaps testing the mass psychological waters for someone to come. How these crooks get not just one, but two terms to gloat, cheat, kill and bloviate about it is a remarkable feat of social engineering in itself.

But when it comes to a real super duper snow job of absolute lying bullshit while appearing smooth and honest you gotta hand it to Barry and the Banksters and his ZioCon “backup stingers”. How this image with a programmable mouth, which is all he is, was catapulted into this untouchable throne of decadence, obfuscation of truth and absolute dearth of accountability and is firing off executive decrees as fast as he can read a teleprompter has been a hellish, sickening ride from even before his coronation.

But it is oh so telling as to the state of humanity’s ignorance of fundamental truths and to what extent they are being manipulated.


Hope and Belief

The mantra of hope and change can sound so positive and promising. That’s why almost every politician, executive or religious leader promises them. The right-left ping pong paradigm boys love to play with these, using lies, truths, half-truths and total fabrications. The so-called conservatives will call for “let’s get America back” while the liberal left says “it’s time for a change and progressive thinking”, both using elements of obvious problems they have no intention of carrying out, such as the fairy tale false promise regarding a true situation to address in the picture above.

Which he obviously didn’t and instead did the opposite.

Both political sides are basically ideologues draining and distracting the mass mind with the charade of participation in the ruling process. There clearly has not been any change of any sort for many decades of administrations. It’s a direct dive to the bottom for America while the rich skim off all the cream they can. They even have a very clever security-sounding name for it: continuity of government.

Exactly. In plain sight.

But hope is a real slippery idea. That’s why I avoid using that word or concept, and if it pops into my lexicon I’ll check carefully what prompted it and how to clearly state what I’m trying to say or conceive. Same with this super subjective  “believe” concept. What do these words really mean?

With hope either you think something might happen, are expecting to happen or vaguely want to happen. But just the word hope immediately adds a carousel of confusing emotional baggage. It’s flighty, nondescript and one of the most easily misled emotions with all kinds of previous layers of imprints all over it for each individual. It also displaces action. If you’re hoping for something to happen the tendency is to then let things take their course without your participation as you’ve shot your so-called affirmative energy wad by making some air-fairy make believe projection into nowhere.

Not always but this is way too often the case, which you have to realize is a deliberately entrained response behavior.

Hope and belief are really closely related. If you say you believe something, do you really have faith and hence knowledge that it is so, or are you just hoping it is, to fit some expectation, categorization process or way of thinking that needs propping up? It can be a lot of things, but again it is a vague, nondescript and easily misconstrued and potentially extremely misleading and manipulated word and psychological emotion.

And as far as real change goes: there clearly has not been any change of direction, goal or motive of any sort for many decades of  US administrations except window dressing and pointless pomp. It’s been a direct dive to the bottom for Americans while the rich skim off all the cream they can as the country plummets into disintegrated oblivion, all the while militarily and economically spreading its globalist hegemony as fast as it can and giving itself fully to the new world agenda.
Not exactly the American Dream.


Our Stunted Religious World of Superduperstition

When it comes to believing, either you know it or you don’t. When someone has experiential faith, at whatever level, I respect that as their personal knowledge. When you admit you don’t know something but are only “hoping” or “believing” it’s true, you go and find if it’s so or not if you’re still spiritually alive. You can’t just sit in a church pew saying you believe in God and hope something takes root if you’re truly conscious.

But millions of people do exactly that. In fact, it’s amazing how many people use religion and belief systems as a sort of insurance policy. They figure better to be safe in case there is this judge in the afterlife who’s gonna punish me for NOT believing and at least giving “him and his family”, whomever they may be, some lip service.

Such is the way or our very religious – in fact superstitious – world.

Notice superstition is no longer decried as it used to be. It’s way too apt for today’s mind-controlled world and its credos. Interestingly and appropriately enough, superstition is defined as:
1. An irrational belief that an object, action, or circumstance not logically related to a course of events influences its outcome.
a. A belief, practice, or rite irrationally maintained by ignorance of the laws of nature or by faith in magic or chance.
b. A fearful or abject state of mind resulting from such ignorance or irrationality.
c. Idolatry.
Sounds almost medieval, doesn’t it? This arbitrary definition summons the prejudiced, relativistic mindset of the inquisition. This puts intuition, quantum physics, metaphysics, spirituality et all in the weirdy bin. Then it vaguely refers to the genuinely disempowering aspects of ignorance and fear as the culprits, rather than results following whichever barrage of input of input you choose.

Mindscrew stuff.

Make up your mind. As usual, the so-called “authorities’” definitions are completely wrong, and/or not clear at all and are again, easy to manipulate.

The Religion Cage

Besides the outright god or gods-worshipping related meanings, religion according to Merriam-Webster is:
a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices
If that isn’t about as broad as you can get. That’s talking about your own personal set or institutionalized system. Isn’t that true about anyone’s real religion? How and why do they operate?
All of us were indoctrinated and groomed with all kinds of sets and subsets of beliefs, attitudes, habits, rituals and behaviors. They can be social, they can be intellectual, they can be spiritual. And they can externalize into the political.

Now back off for a second and look at the Obama phenomenon. Or Beatlemania for that matter. Both strong virtually religious beliefs that bore deep into the core of swept up individuals via emotional manipulation.

You can add social customs in there to this list, as well as pet theories, educational methodologies and schools of thought, just about any potentially limiting cluster of ideas that we allow to solidify into a controlling and limiting system of any sort. And these patterns are usually rigorously reinforced either by ourselves or controlling hierarchical institutions. When you hear someone say “I’m a so-and-so..” you’ve met someone in a belief system trap.

And that’s exactly what they’re there for. To ensnare, entrap, vamp your energy and defuse you from your immensely powerful consciousness and connection with Universe.


Get Free and Stay Free

The key to any of this empowering information is finding it out for yourself. It needs to be a genuine part of your reality so until it is and you’ve examined this experientially don’t take anyone’s word for it. That totally defeats the process. Conscious awareness is not another method of structured thinking or pablemized force-fed understanding, it is the exact opposite. It’s the deconstruction of everything false. In the words of Osho:
“Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or being happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It’s seeing through the facade of pretence. It’s the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true.”
We have to come to these discoveries by ourselves. The imposed illusory prison we live in that we call the matrix for convenience’s sake is like a multi-dimensional prison of bar codes. If you don’t transcend their vibration you’re subject to their illusory constraints, which are everywhere on many levels. When we transcend in our understanding and spirit we can pass through any illusory restriction they throw at us like walking through walls or jail bars.

And the beauty is it only gets better, no matter how much they thunder and rage against this awakening. It is happening on a massive scale and will continue to inspire and surprise us with new outcroppings continually and keep reminding us just how powerful a chain reaction we’re in the midst of!

Keep the vibrations high and alive. Live and love from the heart. Everything else falls into place.

Much love, Zen

[Special thanks to Edna and Steve for their images. Terrific!]


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Man Discovers Huge Secret Dungeon Beneath His Apartment

Settling into a new home is stressful enough... but nothing could have prepared this UK man for what he 
found when he opened this trap door in the floor of his studio apartment:
The property, which contains around 30 units, was apparently the site of a 19th century monastery, and the passage beneath the door runs the length of the entire building.
“We have a dungeon,” the man commented on a gallery of his findings, recently showcased by Viral Nova. His search took him through narrow catacombs, revealed hidden hatches and passageways, and ended in a large chamber containing an altar-like platform and a freshly-dug hole. The tenant says the owners made no mention of this in the lease, which naturally made him a bit nervous.
“I'm debating my next move,” he concludes. “More exploration needs to be done, but it's very scary living above it alone.”
- See more at: http://www.fearnet.com/news/news-article/man-discovers-huge-secret-dungeon-beneath-his-apartment#sthash.XOBjvgNY.dpuf

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Right to Bear Arms is "Debatable" According to US Senate

Paul Joseph Watson
October 15, 2013
According to the U.S. Senate, the individual right to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment is debatable.
Image: Gun Show.
Senate.gov guide to the Constitutioncontains an “explanation” next to every section and amendment of America’s founding document.
The Second Amendment guarantees, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
However, according to the Senate website, “Whether this provision protects the individual’s right to own firearms or whether it deals only with the collective right of the people to arm and maintain a militia has long been debated.”
The “explanation” makes no mention of a 2008 Supreme Court ruling (District of Columbia v. Heller), which affirmed that the Second Amendment protects the individual right to own guns.
A separate Supreme Court ruling in 2010 confirmed that the Second Amendment right for an individual to keep and bear arms applied to both state and local gun control laws.
The Senate website reads like a signing statement for the entire Constitution. Every single section and right is ‘explained’ and in some cases re-interpreted.

Screenshot from the Senate.gov website.
As Ali Papademetriou highlights, schools are also erroneously using the Senate’s interpretation of the Second Amendment to suggest that the right for Americans to own firearms is restricted to state militias.
American History students at Denton Guyer High School in Texas are being taught that, “The people have a right to keep and bear arms in a state militia,” under the Second Amendment, implying that there is no individual right to own guns.
The First Amendment is also summarized as meaning only that, “Congress may not favor one religion over another.”
Many Americans would be concerned to realize that the very body concerned with upholding and protecting their rights under the mandate of the Constitution – the U.S. Senate – refuses to fully acknowledge the fundamental right to keep and bear arms under the Second Amendment.
Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Infowars.com and Prison Planet.com. He is the author of Order Out Of Chaos. Watson is also a host for Infowars Nightly News.
This article was posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 1:12 pm

Wakeup Call For Humanity: Special Needs Student Tormented Beyond Belief

A special needs high school student from Texas has been subjected to vicious bullying, receiving a barrage of offensive text messages from strangers poking fun at her condition and threatening to rape and kill her.

Shea Shawhan, of Plano, is 18 years old but has the mental capacity of an 8-year-old as a result of a severe brain injury she had suffered at birth.

Shea is a junior at Plano West Senior High School, where she plays softball and is a member of the cheer squad.  

Tormented: Shea Shawhan (far left), a special needs junior at Plano West Senior High School, has been receiving menacing and profane text messages over the past eight months
Tormented: Shea Shawhan (far left), a special needs junior at Plano West Senior High School, has been receiving menacing and profane text messages over the past eight months
Home team: Shea's mother, Keri Riddell (third left) has been coming to her daughter's school at lunch to keep her company
Home team: Shea's mother, Keri Riddell (third left) has been coming to her daughter's school at lunch to keep her company
Messages of hate: Shea has received a barrage of vicious texts from strangers telling her to go and kill herself and calling her ugly and pathetic 

Eight months ago, the 18-year-old girl began receiving hateful text messages on her iPhone mocking her disability and her appearance.

One of the texts read: ‘Why are u still here. Clearly no one wants you. U only have special needs friends. And ur ugly and have a horrible fashion sense. Honestly ur clothes suck.’ 
Some of the missives addressed to the student were even more explicit and menacing, including one that stated: ‘Shea is so annoying but cute I want to do more than just kiss her I want to rape her then kill her. That will finally make sure she goes away for good.’

Shea’s mother, Kerri Riddell, believes that a group of kids from her daughter's school are responsible for the harassing text messages. 

Tragic complication: Shea's disability stems from a brief loss of blood to the brain during her delivery, which left her suffering from life-threatening seizures
Tragic complication: Shea's disability stems from a brief loss of blood to the brain during her delivery, which left her suffering from life-threatening seizures
student student
Heartless thugs: The texts have been sent from fake phone numbers 
generated by web apps, making it difficult to identify the senders

Temporary measure: Kerri Riddell (far right) has changed her daughter's phone number, but the messages continue to come in
Temporary measure: Kerri Riddell (far right) has changed her daughter's phone number, but the messages continue to come in

‘She's so sweet and I'm so frustrated I can't find out who it is. I just want to find that parent and say, ‘What did you do? Do you know your child is doing this?"’ Miss Riddell told the station 
The texts have been sent from bogus phone numbers generated by web applications, making it difficult to identify the senders.

A message sent in late September even boasted that Shea and her mother would never be able to figure out who has been tormenting her.

'I am many because we are a group and a union of people who dislike u,’ the missive stated.
In a bid to stop the bullying, Keri Riddell has changed Shea's phone number and blocked many of the fake numbers, but messages are still trickling in at a steady pace. 

In good company: Shea (second left) was invited to a Dallas Mavericks game, where she posed with the team's cheerleaders
In good company: Shea (second left) was invited to a Dallas Mavericks game, where she posed with the team's cheerleaders

Shea Shea
Viral sensation: Shea, pictured left with Mavericks' owner Mark Cuban, has touched the hearts of many online users, who have been spreading her story on social media sites 

‘Shea should just have one of her f***ing seizures and die because people at west don't want her,’ a message read. ‘That's the reason she has seizures, because that's karma for giving birth to a freaky slut.’

Other texts sent to Shea’s number urged the girl to kill herself and ridiculed her for not having a date to the homecoming dance because she is an ‘ugly freak.’

‘I'm pretty sure ur going to hell. God doesn't like sluts,’ a missive read.’ U need to be cleaned.’

Concerned for her daughter’s safety, Keri Riddell has been forced to come to Shea’s school and stay with her for lunch to keep her company.

In the face of such cruelty, a defiant Shea sent a message to her mother saying that she will not let anyone bully her.

Overwhelming support: Shea has been getting presents and hugs from her classmates at Plano West since a local news station aired a story about her ordeal 

‘I'm not popular and don't need to be,’ the teen wrote. ‘I only have 5 friends and that is plenty for me.

Keri Riddell explained online that her daughter’s disability stems from a brief loss of blood to the brain during her delivery.

As a result of the injury to the frontal lobe of her brain, Shea has been suffering from life-threatening seizures.
‘This is not her fault, and should not be made fun of,’ Miss Riddle wrote. ‘It is embarrassing enough to have seizures in front of your peers...this has to stop!’

Miss Riddell had set up a Facebook account called Imwithshea to spread the word about her daughter’s predicament and raise awareness of bullying. So far, the page has drawn more than 19,000 followers. 

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Fighting back: Keri Riddell has made T-shirts supporting her daughter as part of her campaign raising awareness about bullying 

Shea’s story has touched a nerve with Internet users nationwide, sparking a firestorm on Twitter and even earning the teen an invitation to a Dallas Mavericks game, where she got a chance to meet with owner Mark Cuban and pose for pictures with the team’s cheerleaders.

According to Riddell, she and her daughter have been overwhelmed by an outpouring of support from students at Plano West and members of the community. 

Riddell said that the Plano Police Department has assigned a detective to investigate the alleged bullying, and the school also has been making strides to identify the senders of the menacing texts.