Many regular followers of this blog may be aware of our extended period of silence, following the abominable raid on LMI’s facility conducted by FDA last July. That event marked the worst year in the life of the LMI Team and one of the most despicable abuses of human rights and freedom in the history of this Country, as well as medicine, considering its devastating effect on patients’ lives. Such an event did put LMI’s leadership in a state of incredulous daze, which unfortunately has lasted for too many months already. Finally the fog has started to dissipate and, at least part of the original team, namely LMI’s Project Leader, is ready to fight back, with all the might of a strong little woman, who has fought injustice all of her life.
The last blog article is dated about a month prior to the so called “investigational raid” and it opened by asking the question:
“How close are we to the point of no return in personal freedom?” Little did LMI’s Team know that the answer was: “Way too close already!” All the evidence indicates that the FDA is nothing more than an army of outlaws, violating the Constitution at will, for the purpose of serving and preserving the interests of the Pharmaceutical Industry, in a Country where the “elected” officials are bought and paid for by major Corporations.
This is of course evident, on a daily basis, when dangerous drugs, carrying horrific side effects, are approved by FDA, even though they offer only the promise of possibly prolonging the life of patients, already “doomed” by the scary disease called cancer. At the same time the Country’s Leader is granted the honor of “making history” by passing the “Recalcitrant Cancer Research Act”, which is publicized as a mandate, requiring the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to establish “scientific frameworks” for pancreatic and other deadly cancers. It is anybody’s guess what the hidden meaning is in such vague wording. Still, the help comes directly from the source, by specifying that said ”frameworks” will help identify scientific advancements, evaluate the “efficiency” of researchers and outline a plan for “ongoing research.”
Furthermore, NCI will be “encouraged to rigorously evaluate existing research efforts and examine how well they are supporting progress in the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of named deadly cancers.” Based on the very wording referenced above, one can easily conclude that the requirement for acceptance and selection of “new” methods is directly connected to how well they provide more of what is already used; in other words, more of the same. Otherwise specified for people abhorring double talk, nothing different will be accepted unless, of course, it involves more and newer drugs.
Apparently no one is directing their attention to the very word “recalcitrant,” which in medicine indicates resistance to a medication. No one is even bothering to expose the fact that such a definition basically indicates that the selected treatment is ineffective on the disease for which it is being utilized.
Why then is cancer charged with the fault of stopping its own demise? Instead of admitting the dangerous inadequacy and the complete failure of the AMA supported treatments.
The human body, in its own way, is trying to indicate with obvious signs that the cancer cannot be blamed for the failure, and cannot be made the scapegoat in order to preserve the status quo in health care, and in this way preserve the financial interests of the industry. The method of using scapegoats is as old as time, therefore it is extremely surprising that people could not recognize the signs from the very beginning.
The same goes for the massacres caused by senseless shooting of innocent people by the hands of deranged individuals, whose perception of reality has been altered by dangerous medications. Instead of pointing the responsibility in the correct direction, blame is placed on weapons, which are intended for personal defense. Weapons, like all things, can be used for good or bad purposes, but they do not have a mind of their own and cannot produce any outcome, without human intervention; it is the human mind that controls the use of any weapon or any equipment or tool.
If the human mind’s function has been altered by drugs, intended to penetrate the protective barrier and alter the brain processes, it is then the physician who prescribes such dangerous medications who is the one responsible for causing the resulting tragedies, not the patient, and certainly not the weapon nor its availability to the public. Following said principle, people shouldn’t have access to chain saws, sledge hammers, knives of any kind, including kitchen knives, nor any other potentially deadly gadget.
Nothing in the media handling of these violent episodes makes any sense whatsoever, unless one includes into the picture ulterior motives and special agendas, which in this case would be:
1. The financial interests of pharmaceutical corporations and universities, derived from open end research “efforts.”
2. The Government’s interest to silence opposition and squash rebellion, by taking away means of defense from a public of dissidents.
Consequently the final question here is:
My fellow Americans, are we willing to allow such abuses of our God-given rights, as our friend Barbara Hartwell would say, to continue without restraints? Are we going to accept the fact that these abuses are going to get worse by the day, until our Country is totally destroyed? Or are we going to stand up and put an end to the escalating abominable behavior of our Government? The Occupy Movement was created and carried on with peaceful means, but it was squashed with violence from the very groups whom our elected officials wish to be the only ones entitled to carry guns.
Is this writing intended to encourage revolution? Actually it is intended to help people dissipate the fog of incredulity, which we also have experienced for way too long, and stand up to oppose all attacks to our freedoms, beginning with preserving the right to bear arms; as a message to the perpetrators of threats to our freedom, in order to clearly send the message that what they fear can and will happen, unless they revert their activities to the original purpose of their jobs, which is to serve, protect and support the interests of the American people, not the greed of big corporations or other assorted mega-powers.
Antonella Carpenter, PhD.
In a world where some individuals or groups are always standing up against one issue or another, I feel it is appropriate, if not overdue, to show the positive side of demonstrations and to make our voices heard in favor of something very valuable to human survival and advancements in our quality of life. It isn’t simply an issue of showing the possible positive side of protests, by supporting something close to our hearts; it is a matter of bringing to the public’s attention a commodity taken for granted and not sufficiently appreciated. These statements are referring specifically to science, which might be a subject dreaded by clueless students wishing to get by their educational requirements with the minimum of effort, but in reality it is something of great beauty with the power to provide gratification and serenity, along with freedom from mental confusion, to anyone who has dedicated the necessary amount of time and effort into learning the basics of such a subject.
Actually acquiring the basic knowledge of science is only the beginning stage, almost like the necessary step to reach the entrance of a different world, where expanding the boundary of knowledge is instinctively achieved, and where the reassuring feeling of understanding the reason for various occurrences can free humans from fear. The main cause of fear is having to face the unknown without protection or assistance of any kind; but if something can help a human being understand, predict and possibly prevent unusual and undesirable situations, then that something can assist the same individual to handle existence with confidence and serenity. Unfortunately, over the centuries, scientists have been the most maligned members of society, sometime viciously attacked and vilified by a public totally unaware of even the most basic principles of what constitutes real science; had the general public possessed even a minimal understanding of it, they would not have been able to bring forth any of their destructive arguments and in that way negatively effect society. The case of Louis Pasteur immediately comes to mind. Such a great man tried to bring to the attention of medical practitioners something almost obvious, even if overlooked, and for that he was not simply overruled, he was in fact ridiculed, demonized and effectively robbed of a normal existence. It wasn’t until many years later that the validity of his claims was recognized, but even after that , many medical practitioners tried to unofficially ignore the guidelines of safety provided by his scientific accomplishments.
What is even more disheartening, if not overwhelmingly scary, is that in present days, within the raging battle between standard medical care and naturopathic ways, some alternative practitioners are actually revamping the attacks to Louis Pasteur, even going as far as referring to him as an “Idiot”, on the grounds that raw milk is a much healthier choice for consumers. In support of science no one should try to force or control human behavior. If one firmly believes in freedom, in all of its aspects, then that person should also include freedom of choice in food selection or health care possibilities for that matter.
So if an individual prefers or feels more comfortable consuming raw milk, by all means, that individual should be allowed to pursue such a personal preference without obstacles. However what is totally unacceptable is a display of total ignorance by attacking science and any of the great visionaries who have improved human existence and our understanding of the universe through the means of science. Independently from individual preferences, the effort to deny the invaluable contribution to human health provided by the process of pasteurization is nothing less than insane. On the other side of the coin, it is understandable how many people choose to select raw milk for their family’s diet, in view of the excessive use of medications inflicted to the dairy herds; still that does not justify denial of scientific evidence.
Although not going as far as trying to nullify the work of one particular scientist, the presently popular attacks to the process of vaccination are another attempt to deny science. This is not to deny that some vaccines being pushed today are actually harmful, this is an effort to bring the public’s attention to a misguided attitude of some naturopathic practitioners, who claim that the very process of vaccination hinder the work of our immune system. I state again that science, not hear- say and unfounded opinions, must take precedence over what is presented to the public. The very process of vaccination is nothing more than a method utilized to assist the immune system in its effort to fight undesirable intruders; this goal is achieved by providing the characteristics of the eventual foreign invader, so that it can be quickly recognized and destroyed by the human body’s natural defense weapons. This in no way indicates that it is a good practice to include in vaccines damaging additives, like preservatives or emulsifiers, introduced into the medical products simply to extend shelf life and therefore maximize the profit.
All of the mentioned problems are introduced because of business interests and have absolutely no connection with scientific principles. That is the very reason why the public should be reminded to investigate anything they see or hear, and rather than arrive to a quick conclusion, they should take the necessary time to investigate all of the factors involved in the case under scrutiny and allow science to take its proper leading, as well as determining position, in the issue being discussed. If everybody would give their minds sufficient time to analyze the facts and review the related scientific evidence, no one would fall victim to fear, and no one would come to the wrong conclusions. In other words: “Let science guide your thoughts and you will reach the correct conclusion.” Ultimately, for people lacking the basics in scientific training, the suggestion would be to rely on common sense and search for the explanation from people trained in hard science; but most of all do not blindly rely on the views of the press.
When FDA raided Lase Med Inc. on July 11, 2012, they not only took Dr. Carpenter’s laser devices (which they falsely contend are being adulterated, mislabeled, and held for resale), her color stain (which they falsely contend is a DRUG being manufactured, mislabeled, and held for resale), her money, and extracted all data from the office computers, but they also took all of the patient records. Following a template that was created decades ago with the attacks of the State of Texas against Stanislaw Burzynski, and the same pattern followed in Little Rock, AR, against Dr. Carpenter in 2009 to manufacture complaints and slanderous tales to be used against her in the courts and the media, FDA has used this most recently acquired information base of Lase Med Inc. patients in attempts to further demonize Dr. Carpenter, to find more people to manipulate for the purpose of generating complaints against her.
Below is a copy of the form letter FDA is sending to Dr. Carpenter’s former patients, and a written response to FDA by one of those patients who shared it with us:
On July 11, 2012, a federal search warrant was executed at the Owasso, Oklahoma office of LaseMed, Inc. and Antonella Carpenter. During the search of the business, the Food and Drug Administration, Office of Criminal Investigations (“FDA/OCI”) acquired records regarding services that LaseMed may have provided to you. I write to inform you that those records are secure and any and all of your personal privacy information will be protected from public disclosure pursuant to applicable federal laws and regulations.
FDA/OCI is gathering information regarding LaseMed, Antonella Carpenter, and the services they have provided to clients. If you would like to speak with an FDA agent about this matter, please call the telephone number listed below, leave a message, and an agent will return your call. Leaving your name and telephone number at the number listed below will also allow us to contact you regarding the status of this matter, as it progresses.
Please contact Special Agent Jeremy Bain at 913/236-0831.
Patrick J. Holland Special Agent in Charge
You must be joking! Surely, You aren’t serious? You bust into my doctors office, steal my personal records and read them and then you have the gall to say that you respect MY PRIVACY!!!!
Doctor Carpenter is a genius and should have received a global award for her invention. Dr. Carpenter did what she did because she cared about helping people and she did it for all the altruistic reasons. Most oncologists, radiologists and surgeons are in it for the money!
She should not have been put out of business by the Gestapo and thugs that raided her office if the FDA really cared about the health and safety of the American public. But of course, that is not your agenda and the public is finding out.
Your agency cares nothing about the health and welfare of Americans. Your agenda lies in protecting the profits of the billion dollar cancer and pharmaceutical industries that torture people, unload their bank accounts in legalized robbery and then send a nice sympathy card to the family of the deceased! That’s what they did to members of my family and to my best friend. Then someone comes along who really cures cancer without the pain and suffering and for 1/10th of the cost and you harrass, intimidate and persecute them. Don’t take a rocket scientist to figure out your agenda.
When was the last time you busted into an oncologists, radiologists or surgeons office and ransacked them, harassed or intimidated their patients and stole their equipment and records. Well, maybe you should, to protect the public! After all, they kill 97% of their patients. That’s right, with a success rate of a dismal 3% that means that 97% of their patients DIE!!! I would say that you aren’t doing your job! They instead ,should be sued by the families who have lost their loved ones and jailed for torture and murder.
As far as I’m concerned, FDA is nothing more than another corrupt branch of the Government and I for one intend to pressure my Reps in Congress about starting an investigation of the corruption, conflict of interest, and abuse of power of your organization. You have approved of drugs that have killed thousands, harassed cherry growers, walnut producers and organic farmers and above all, put out of business any alternative practitioner who has dared to cure people of dreaded diseases! If my Reps. Are too dishonest to take this seriously, I shall call every member of Congress till I get someone brave enough to do their job!
You are the ones responsible for the outcome of the patients that could not finish their treatment with Doctor Carpenter and you will ultimately be responsible for their deaths as well! Would it not be tragic for a member of the FDA to have a loved family member come down with cancer and realize that they helped to destroy the cure?
Your tax dollars hard at work, protecting the financial interests of Big Pharma.
By Antonella Carpenter, PhD.
July 18, 2012.
This is a very sad time for all of us everywhere in this Country, not just for our small Corporation; but it is necessary for me to speak out loudly and clearly on what has been happening recently.
Many times, on this site in addition to our radio program, we have exposed the abuses perpetuated by self-regulating organizations, which seem to ignore the existence of individual rights, but never before have we faced the complete obliteration of our beliefs, along with our way of life, on a scale as large as we have been forced to acknowledge and face after recent events.
On our blogs and on radio shows, we reported last week’s FDA raid to our business, but we haven’t yet exposed the sequence of events leading to it, nor its connection to a sustained conspiracy relentlessly conducted against LASE MED, Inc. to push this Corporation out of business and in this way eliminate yet one more threat to the status-quo.
In this case it is a matter of the threat we present to the health care establishment, and realizing that medicine today is far from being perfect or even effective, any effort by mainstream medicine to destroy the competition is far more than a mere violation of the anti-trust law.
In order to support our claim that what has recently happened is nothing more than a confirmation of a major conspiracy against LASE MED, Inc, we are going to recap the sequence of events culminating with the raid.
On January 2009, the newly founded LASE MED INC of Oklahoma opened up for business in the Tulsa metropolitan area, after the LMI team had moved away from the Little Rock area and LASE MED INC of Arkansas had been dismantled, following ridiculous attacks from the local Medical Board.
After the move, the LMI Team went on with business as usual, until a slanderous web site (lasemedinc.net) appeared on the web making false claims and accusations, along with the mention of a law suit , a lawsuit of which LMI hadn’t any knowledge up to that point. Yes, the creator of the web page knew about the lawsuit before the defendant did.
To make a very long story shorter, Dr. Carpenter and LASE MED, Inc, a totally independent Nevada Corporation, were served with a law suit, by a Court which had no jurisdiction whatsoever over either named defendants. After that, what followed can only be defined as a devastating windstorm of money wasted on double crossing lawyers, horrid posts full of lies from hate bloggers connected to the attacking attorney, expenses running out of control, and disappearing patients, started settling on the business and remained there for years; as a result everyday life became a nightmare for the members of the LMI team.
Still everybody braced and resisted the major offensive, waiting for the storm to blow over. The events preceding the trial turned into a farce, with evidence being deliberately hidden by the defense attorney, witnesses’ depositions not being filed in the Court, and later being disallowed to avoid “confusing” and “prejudicing” the jury.
All of this, accompanied by the fact that the trial was a violation of the 14th amendment, should have never been conducted, but should have simply gone into default award because the defense was not present. The amount involved in a default judgement would have been rather insignificant compared to the one set by the “jury” selected by the plaintiff’s attorney only.
After this absurd series of events more worthy of a dictatorship than a “free” country, things seemed to calm down, but patient traffic remained extremely limited, and survival of the business constantly in danger. Concern and struggle remained everyday companions for the LMI team; until during Easter time, while moving files, when an important document literally flew out of one stack of files.
It was a prescription for an Ultrasound from 2008, requested by the then overseeing physician at LMI, for a former patient whose husband was used as a witness for the plaintiff, at the illegal trial. This patient had remained a “poster Child” for the fraudulent case against LMI on the web; however the prescription in question, containing a diagnosis of a second type of cancer which was never treated by Lase Med Inc, totally negated their accusations and related insults against LMI and Dr. Carpenter.
After investigating HIPAA rules and discovering that they do not apply to alternative practitioners, Dr. Carpenter decided to go public with the actual facts of the case and to inform the public of the truth, utilizing the power of YouTube.
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Although no one at LMI was aware of what was brooding, two days after the first video of the “The Truth Rises to the Top” series was posted on the web, a writ of execution was filed, to collect the previous year’s judgement against LMI and Dr. Carpenter, which had then been described by the plaintiff’s attorney to the mass media as a judgment which could not be collected, but more importantly a “public warning to potential patients” to stay away from Lase Med Inc.
Dr. Carpenter answered the writ with explanations and proof that the Court, which held the trial violating the laws of this Country, was acting outside its jurisdiction; the answer included other details that rendered the writ void.
There wasn’t an answer nor any action following Dr. Carpenter’s answer to the Oklahoma Court; but then the raid came on July 11, 2012, with all its absurd excuses for confiscating everything (equipment, records, computer data, and all money) and rendering the Corporation and its team totally destitute, with no means of paying its bills and earning a living. The “legal” excuse for the raid was cited as “reason to believe that Lase Med Inc. was in possession of adulterated medical devices, and that by mixing FDA-approved saline solution with FDA-approved food coloring to use as a dye, Dr. Carpenter was running an unregistered DRUG MANUFACTURING FACILITY!”
Let’s not forget that the devastating raid was carried out under the guise of a patient appointment made for a non-existent patient, under the pretense of merely investigating complaints, and for that a scientist and her team were treated as illicit drug kingpins or terrorists.
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Is this the purpose for which FDA was created?
Is this justified, while manufacturers of drugs, that kill hundred of thousand of people every year, are superficially reviewed, possibly fined, but never stopped from operating and irreversibly damaged?
But if any of the old determination remains in the heart of our citizens, I would say:
Stand up America. Let’s unite and take our Country back.
Let’s bring back the desire to adhere to the principles that made this Country strong and powerful.
Let’s take back what our ancestors gave us and reclaim our independence from tyranny, in all aspects of our lives including health care.
Let’s all unite to put an end to the oppression and the abuses of our God-given rights.
Because by raiding LASE MED, Inc and accusing its founder, FDA has not only denied the targeted individual of her rights, but it has also deprived the entire population of the freedom to choose, by eliminating access to different alternatives, not ordinary or insignificant ones, but valid and superior alternatives capable of providing what people hope and pray to find.
As amply indicated in previous posts, by denying Dr. Carpenter, the targeted individual, of her rights FDA has also deprived the entire population of the freedom to choose, by eliminating access to valid and superior alternatives capable to deliver what people have been praying to find for years.
The problem started long time ago, but reached what seemed to be the extreme, last year with the ridiculous deliberation of an illegal jury, during an unconstitutional trial. An interview of the plaintiff’s attorney brought to light a declaration that nobody expected to actually collect the award, but the action was intended to stop any breast cancer patient to actually seek the services of LASE MED, Inc.
After that a relatively dormant period in the area of libel and slander activities followed, leaving LASE MED, Inc simply struggling to survive from the aftermath of the false accusations. However last April, while moving some old files, a lone piece of paper unexpectedly flew out of the stack and brought the attention of LMI back to a forgotten important detail about a greatly publicized case, used to slander the Company’s treatment.
This helped bring to life a series of videos, exposing the truth and posted on YouTube, appropriately entitled: “The Truth Rises to the Top”.
The videos had to be revised 4 or 5 times to silence the complaints against YouTube on the grounds of “privacy” infringement brought forth by the same people who had persistently slandered Dr. Carpenter on the web for three years.
Exactly two (2) days after the first video of the series was posted, a writ of execution was prepared, in order to start the collection process against LASE MED, Inc and Dr. Carpenter, based on the previous year’s Court deliberation. Nothing came of the writ, in view of the fact that the State of Oklahoma has no jurisdiction over the Corporation named in the case and Dr. Carpenter doesn’t have any property or valuables other than the equipment she used as means of support. But then, as recently reported, the FDA raid happened, under the pretense of an appointment for a fictitious patient.
During the raid everything was taken, including operating capital, as if Dr. Carpenter were a illegal drug dealer or she handled any drug at all. In absence of any drug being used on the premises, saline solutions of a natural dye were confiscated, along with personal property and equipment, even though neither are or ever were for sale or distribution.
All of this was done because of alleged complaints reported to FDA, concerning 3 patients, under circumstances already proven by our videos to be unrelated to our activities, given exception of the fact that at some point the patients had received our therapy, before electing to go back to standard methods. Furthermore, as in the case of the trial, our version of the facts and our evidence, capable to nullify any and all charges, were never considered as important in the decision to raid the LMI facility and confiscate its means to remain in business.
Apparently this kind of behavior is now acceptable in the US and can be utilized by powerful interests to obliterate the competition.
So, what do you say America?
Are we, the people of United States, going to stand for these abuses?
-Antonella Carpenter, PhD.
The so called “Silent Majority” is presumed to accept any information provided by the media as proven undeniable truth; as a result the bearers of the details presented in the news are considered heros beyond reproach. For this reason professional reporters scavenge any source of data and quite often report some biased or incorrect information as factual, worthy of mention within the context of their initial purpose, so they can achieve their goals.
Having recognized that all reporters are fame-seekers searching for the one case that can put them in the public eye as champions of the truth, then any apparently shady event can be considered worthy of attention, preferably under the worst possible light and without serious investigation of other factors. This has always happened and probably will continue undisturbed until the end of time, no matter how many lives it ruins; still in order to provide the public with a complete view of events, it is required and should be strictly enforced that the newscaster provides all sides of a story with equal diligence.
The latest example of what really happens in this new version of America, is represented by a story published yesterday in the “Owasso Reporter”; Owasso being part of the Tulsa, Oklahoma metropolitan area.
In its application for a warrant, the FDA told the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma it suspected possible violations of federal law regarding wire fraud, causing a drug to be misbranded and a medical device to be adulterated, and failing to register a drug-manufacturing establishment…
The FDA agent who applied for the warrant to search Lase Med’s premises in Owasso told the court in writing he had “reason to believe that Antonella Carpenter and her business, Lase Med, are involved in an ongoing fraudulent scheme in which they promote and administer a misbranded drug and device to individuals with cancer while making false promises and representations to the individuals…”
The paper reports the event as an “investigative” raid by FDA, even though all property required to carry on business were confiscated by FDA, including operating capital, leaving the individuals running a business unable to make a living, pay their bills, or even buy groceries, as if they were terrorists or manufacturers and distributors of illegal drugs.
Had this last detail been mentioned, the raid would have appeared in its true colors, i.e. a Gestapo-like attack, where the victims are assumed guilty before proven guilty. Rather antithetical to the principles of this Country, wouldn’t you say? Furthermore, the article makes reference to events of last year where the same Corporation and people involved were viciously demonized on hearsay, without being allowed to provide a shred of the voluminous evidence which would have shown the charges to be lies. Even though many former patients did contact the media last year in support of the unfairly accused, they were totally ignored; the same is happening to former patients now coming forth in support of LASE MED, Inc and its team.
So why is it that the slander and hearsay is being hailed as truth, and the truth, as reported in sometimes very moving testimonials, is ignored as invalid and unworthy of investigation?
If all of these abuses and omissions weren’t sufficient, the “investigative” warrant mentions “adulterated” drugs and equipment, referring to a simple stain used to change the color of tumors so that they can absorb the light of a low power semiconductor LASER needed to kill tumors with the minimum amount of heat required to induce hyperthermia in the malignant tissue only.
Finally, the “adulterated” equipment consists of an assembly of off-the-shelf components, intended to provide a wider, not stronger, beam.
The warrant also lists violations of federal manufacturing rules, which would come into play only if the Corporation were involved in sale and distribution of the same equipment.
The fraud issue is brought forth under the claim that the methodology cannot kill cancer, utilizing the opinion of oncologists not involved in up-to-date research happening all over the world, and without proper verification.
In conclusion, the opinion of supporters of dangerous poisons, offered under the name of “chemotherapy”, must be taken at face value, but the evidence offered by people providing or receiving a completely safe treatment must be ignored and silenced. Furthermore, the people who developed an easy and safe treatment of cancer must be rendered destitute and thrown into oblivion, because the Pharmaceutical Industry must be allowed to continue its agenda to legally bankrupt and kill patients across the entire planet.
Is this the America we know and love?
If it isn’t, then let’s do something about it!
-Antonella Carpenter, PhD