Author's Addiction Led Him To 'Angel's Doorstep' Where U.S. Government Plays The 'HAARP'

Is the secret government program based in Alaska changing the weather, altering our thinking patterns and set-up to cause a global nightmare??

18 May 2005

By Greg Szymanski

After years of fighting the "dark forces" in the world, Reno author and lecturer Jerry Smith has finally been diagnosed with an incurable addiction. The diagnosis has come after countless articles, lectures and books and after years of social activism, starting in the turbulent 60s.

Smith’s addiction isn’t gambling, boozing or anything else normally associated with the 60s or the nightclub town he lives in. But rather it is an insatiable appetite, an unstoppable desire to find answers to some of the world’s most complex and difficult questions.

After publishing his first article in 1969, Smith has dabbled in most everything labeled conspiratorial or controversial. He is the perfect definition of a "jack of all trades and a master of none," as nothing appears too far out of range for his type of unique exploratory and inquisitive mind.

Mention a conspiracy like JFK, Ruby Ridge, Waco, Oklahoma City or 9/11 and Smith has probably written about it. Mention a political controversy like Watergate the neocon movement, globalization or nuclear proliferation and Smith has probably commented about it. Mention a scientific dilemma like chemical and biological warfare and Smith has lectured about it.

Even mention a UFO sighting and Smith probably knows about it, since he once headed up the UFO Museum in Reno in 1991-92.

Although he has no fancy titles or degrees following his name, Smith is the perfect example of the new "New Age Technological Renaissance Man," self-educated and self-taught, using his computer as a lightening rod to "touch all things possible and imaginable."

So besides all the high brow intellectual rhetoric, who is Jerry E. Smith and what has he accomplished?

"I am not a scientist, nor a technician -- I am a writer, a researcher, and occasionally an activist. I don't know how to build weapons, only how to put sentences and paragraphs together," said Smith from behind a mountain of paperwork at his home in Reno.

"I have spent my life reading and thinking about technology and how it has changed our society. As a youth I read voraciously, from wild science fiction novels to the ancient classics, to American history to global politics. But the books I really liked, and read over and over, were the ones that dealt with how societies came to grips with, or were destroyed by their science."

And whether America eventually will be destroyed by an "out of control science" unleashed by an "out of control" government is a tough question. Nevertheless it is a tough question that Smith chooses to tackle, as he presently is hard at work on an update to his 1998 book entitled HAARP: The Ultimate Weapon of the Conspiracy.

In fact, when the word harp is mentioned, most people think of angels. But Smith says this "HAARP" is anything but angelic, having the potential to one day destroy the planet.

The topic that now occupies Smith’s inquisitive mind is actually named "The High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP)" and is the largest and most powerful Department of Defense (DOD) facility of its kind in the world.

Located in southeastern Alaska, HAARP consists of a gigantic field of antennas working as if it was one big antenna. When completed in 2007, it will be the world's largest radio broadcasting station with an effective radiated power of 3.6 billion watts, which is more than 72,000 times more powerful than the largest legal commercial radio station in the United States.

However, Smith and other researchers claim the government has no intention to compete with Rush Limbaugh or Air America as its plans are not even remotely intended for human ears. In fact, its purpose is to inject the high-powered radio frequency energy into a "spot" at the very top of the atmosphere, in a region called the ionosphere, a spot about 12 miles across, 2 miles deep, and about 50 to 90 miles up.

Trying to answer the $64,000 question concerning why the government wants to inject all that energy into the atmosphere, Smith said:

"The United States government, its military and many academics, say that it is a pure science research station, one intended to increase our understanding of the upper atmosphere, and nothing more. Detractors are not convinced.

"However, some researchers think HAARP is a prototype for a ground-based "Star Wars" weapons system. It may be an over-the-horizon type radar ... or it may exist to destroy incoming ICBMs ... or perhaps to fry out the electronics of enemy spy satellites ... or it might be used to disrupt enemy radio communications.

"The folks at HAARP deny any military connections, but that of course has led to much controversy, debate and claims of conspiracy and cover up."

And once the government begins "denying and lying," Smith said the possible uses for HAARP became even more strange and sinister.

"Many researchers have looked into what HAARP is really intended for - and some have come up with some very strange sounding things! Some think it will be used to control the weather. Others say it could be used to set off volcanoes, or trigger earthquakes," said Smith.

"Still others see its potential for "Wining the Hearts and Minds" of our enemies by beaming emotions or commands directly into their brains. And some few even speculate that it will be used by the New World Order to take over the world by projecting holographic images into the sky while beaming thoughts directly into our heads, telling us to accept the new "god" of their design. And still others think it is part of a planetary defense system to protect us from invading aliens from outer space. And there are even wilder ideas about what "they" want to do with HAARP!"

Smith said his new book entitled CHEMTRAILS, HAARP & WEATHER WARFARE: The Military's Plan to Draft Mother Nature, due to be out in 2006, updates the government’s progress on the Alaskan project, its change in management and anything new about its possible destructive nature uncovered since his last book.

"I began writing my 1998 book HAARP: The Ultimate Weapon of the Conspiracy with the intent to sort out truth from fiction. I quickly learned that HAARP was but the tip of a very nasty iceberg," said Smith. "I soon learned more about the down side of electromagnetic (radio frequency) technologies than I ever wanted to know. And that things are far worse in the Military-Industrial-Educational Complex than even I, as a "peacenik" from the '60s, imagined.

"My book became an examination of two major questions: what is the fundamental flaw in how we fund and conduct science, and how can a democracy defend itself from its own military and covert intelligence agencies?"

Asked about his biggest fears about HAARP, he added:

"Initially, my greatest fear was that HAARP would accidentally trigger mental or emotional dysfunction across a large portion of the planet, as HAARP is intended to bathe the world in extremely low frequency (ELF) radio waves at exactly the same frequency that the human brain works at.

"As I learned more about HAARP an entire Pandora's Box of potential dangerscame to view. Clearly, HAARP is a ground-based "Star Wars" weapons system.The Soviets objected to Star Wars (SDI) on the grounds that it would give the US First Strike capability. That has not changed, although the dynamicsof the Cold War has. HAARP still has the potential to destabilize international relations, only now with the Chinese, rather than the former Soviet Union."

And from an environment point of view, Smith said there is no end to the potential horrors of HAARP.

"Oddly enough, my greatest fear now is that HAARP might be exactly what theysay it is -- an experimental base from which clueless civilian scientists are manipulated into performing questionable experiments on vast planetary systems with unknown potential outcomes,," said Smith. "Its primary avowed purpose, stated most simply, is to find out if the atmosphere can be made into some kind of weapon; or if portions of it, such as the ionosphere, can be "tweaked" so as to advance military objectives. Common sense tells us that "weaponizing the atmosphere" could be a serious mistake -- even if it works. If we achieve this technology, how long will it be before one of our enemies gains it too? What happens when they go head to head in a war using geophysical weapons? Nukes are nice in comparison to the hell that could be unleashed."

Concerning whether HAARP, now in its initial stages, has already caused any noticeable damage, Smith had an interesting analysis.

"HAARP is a functioning ground-based "Star Wars" weapons system. It was successfully used against an incoming ICBM in 2003. The North Koreans, in pique over deadlocked talks, pitched a missile at the US. It was brought down, its Chinese warhead found in Alaska. Unfortunately, the space shuttle Columbia was reentering earth's atmosphere at the same time. Collateral damage, destruction by "friendly fire," all carefully covered up, which I will be working of finding the answers in a new book I have planned."

Besides HAARP, Smith’s impressive resume includes scores of articles, reviews and two non-fiction books. He is also putting the finishing touches on a book entitled Secrets of the Holy Lance: The Spear Of Destiny In History & Legend (2005), a project with co-author George Piccard, author of Liquid Conspiracy: JFK, LSD, the CIA, Area 51, AND UFOs (1999).

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Greg Szymanski