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"Project Cirrus was the first attempt to modify a hurricane."

"After several preparations and initial skepticism by government scientists, the first attempt to modify a hurricane began on October 13, 1947"
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#ProjectStormfury
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"Project Stormfury was an attempt to weaken tropical cyclones by flying aircraft into them and seeding with silver iodide. The project was run by the United States Government from 1962 to 1983."

#WeatherMod
#ProjectCirrus
#ProjectStormfury
#OperationPopeye
#WeatherModification
"Cloud seeding was first attempted by Vincent Schaefer and Irving Langmuir."

"Indeed, Schaefer had caused a major snowstorm on December 20, 1946 by seeding a cloud. This caused GE to drop out for legal reasons."

#CloudSeeding
#WeatherModification
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JUNE 15, 1995 | CLIP OF U.S. MILITIA MOVEMENT

Robert Fletcher discusses the U.S. government's ability to employ weather weapons.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
05 Jul 1954, Mon
Page 43
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1972: The US has been secretly seeding clouds over North Vietnam, Laos & South Vietnam to increase & control the rainfall for military purposes.

#Weathe
rWnytimes.com/1972/07/03/arc…oVZkXsM4
#Geoengineering seeks to combat climate change by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or by increasing the reflectivity of the earth – with clouds or even space dust – to reduce the sun’s warmth.

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goal was to extend the monsoon season & flood the Ho Chi Minh Trail, the system of supply routes used by enemy fighters in Vietnam. Americans hoped to cause landslides, wash out river crossings, & generally disrupt the movement of North Vietnamese tpaleofuture.gizmodo.com/the-secret-wea…5fI50f3w
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When the manufacture & sale of alcohol was illegal btwn 1920 -1933, regulatory agencies encouraged measures making industrial alcohol undrinkable, incl addition of lethal chemicals #conspiracytheory #conspiraciesproventobetsnopes.com/fact-check/gov…dJI6
Starting in 1953, the CIA conducted research on psychedelic drugs as part of a top-secret behavior modification program codenamed #MKULTRA
#conspiraciesproventbetrue

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During Vietnam War, CIA seeded clouds in monsoon season to #makeitrain even more..goal (btwn 1967-1972) to wash out roadways & provoke bad landslides that would prevent N Vietnamese troops frm moving their weapons & provisions #conspiraciesproventnytimes.com/1972/07/03/arc…oVZkXsM4
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