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I need help being a whistle blower, to make sure I get results

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posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:12 AM
I'd call fox news
if they don't reply, the local news may pick up on it...if that don't work try the child labor website mentioned earlier

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:17 AM
If you want to do something about this, you could create an e-mail list of various newspapers and news organizations and e-mail them with general information on it without naming the name of the product or manufacturer. If anything that will allow you to gauge interest on who is interested in covering the story and if you truly even have an option of having it reported/covered. This will save you a lot of time and frustration of wondering by quickly testing the waters. You can also go through and contact popular tv pundits and television people to see who's interested.

I think your best option is a blanket approach across a wide spectrum. You don't want to release it to just 1 journalist at a time because you might find yourself quickly silenced or biasedly criticized and it won't gain any momentum. A wide range will insure that if one journalist is biased against you, you'll cast your net wide enough to find some that aren't and who are supportive of the situation and raising public concern.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:18 AM
LOL Brillant really, I take my hat off to the artist! Demonise the 'evil' Chinese empire yet again this time with a small 'child' treated so badly she can't even go to the toilet ... Oh the emotion, oh the cruelity, those evil commy bastards.

Think you idiots, if only for a second!!! She can't do a pee but with pen and paper in hand shes got more then enough time to draw a picture. What do you think happens with all this poo poo and pee then ? It just hangs around on the floor all day? Perhaps someone at the end of day goes around mopping it all up. Wake up people!

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:21 AM
The news outlets have more important things to foccus on, IMO this would become "filler" and nothing more. There's no evidence!!!!!

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:33 AM
There's so much sadness in the world. A little girl from across the world has been put into a position of slavery and humiliation because of the one thing people scoff at me for saying after calling me an idealist. Money.

on top of that, this story doesn't phase me because not less than an hour ago a similar aged girl was begging me for money so she could go to McDonalds because her mother wasn't going to be home fro work tonight.

so much sadness.

I would love to see a big money corporation selling toys off the back and life-force of human souls be brought down.

But does it matter?

How many atrocities does it take to make a final impact on humanity. A million? apparently not since that's just a drop in the bucket in the total amount.

I see people all the time on here and elsewhere say things like " it makes me ashamed to be human"

The human dynamic needs to be TILLED. It needs to be ripped apart, shaken of the weeds buried deep within the soil and fertilized with an understanding of love instead of greed. Nothing will make that happen short of a cataclysmic event that will threaten the very existence and expose the frailty of this human life.

Here's a question for you.
Instead of sacrificing one for the good of the all, how bad would sacrificing all for the good of the one be?

such sadness.. I almost feel like sacrificing all for the one is worth it and that's a thought that just shouldn't be there and is also a testament to the sadness permeating this world.


[edit on 9-11-2009 by Bspiracy]

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:37 AM
reply to post by Bspiracy

So...does any of that apply to this thread? Or was your rant just brought on by the perception that some poor child working in some sweatshop seceretly drew this and stuffed it in a toy to be shipped out to the "good" souls in the west? Crying for help

[edit on 9-11-2009 by alyosha1981]

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:37 AM
reply to post by boredsilly

They don't work 24 hours a day duderion. She could've drawn that at home and brought it back to work with her. I mean I'm not 100% (as someone else said) and I'm not jumping to a conclusion but that's a very faulty point you made there.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:41 AM

Originally posted by ReAlIzAtIoN
Walmart is definitely one of the most disgusting places you can ever imagine going to. When you walk inside, you can feel as if something is wrong here.

Yes they use to be proud of their "Made in America" products.

They put a female on the Board of Directors that explain to the others that her Chinese "friends" could help them increase their profit margins.

Now EVERYTHING is crap made there.

She is our Secretary of State now.

OP there is nothing you can do about the picture except pray for that girl each night before you go to bed.

We are being led to a slow demise by sociopaths that don't care for human life.

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posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:51 AM
Firstly, you might want to choose your words more carefully.

Initially you said "Inside the toy gun" which turned into "A cardboard insert inside the box." I don't have to point out that inside the toy and inside the box are two very different things. At first you indicated it was "inside the gun" which turned out to be a cardboard insert. As someone who works at a law firm, this mixing of details or words can prove very detrimental.

Secondly, the picture is open to complete interpretation. For example, what do you figure that 'thing' is on the right side? Why the smile? Why why why is what I see quite a bit of in this picture.

Thirdly, you seem to have some preconceived notions. What if this toy was made in, say, Canada? I wonder what your interpretation of it would have been. You said yourself, "I've heard that...", you have already formed an opinion prior to receive the toy, and whether you like it or not, it turned into a "this must be..." scenario.

Lastly, I'm not judging anything I see here, including you. I'm not saying you're wrong or right, I'm not saying the picture was drawn by the maker of said toy or not. I'm simply making unbiased observations that are not affected by the emotions that have made some of the replies in this post.

Whatever you choose to do, make sure it's very solid.


posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:52 AM
reply to post by alyosha1981

how does it not pertain to this thread?
I come home to read a thread about a little girl after just seeing a little girl in a condition that was horrid.
I was commenting on the "state" things and I don't get where you want to go with this.
would you rather me argue with you or something?


posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:54 AM
Hi I'm a trained journo.

Sorry to say but there's no chance of this story being reported. For one, child slave labour is common, its not news. For two, there's no way of verifying the source, or where the picture came from it's all pure speculation and would get them in legal trouble over libel and defamation if they printed it.

If you did manage to somehow get the news out, journalists are bound by source anonymity if requested. Many journalists have gone to jail rather than reveal a source in defence matters in the UK and 'a good journalist never reveals their source' tops the list in every ethics code so you'd have no worries about blowing a story like this.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:57 AM
after seeing the picture, I also have a disagreement with the assessment of what it means.
Urinating?. I don't see a semblance of a puddle, or the look of interpreted liquid which leads me to believe the OP's reaction is media driven...


posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 01:58 AM
So what is the latest update to this story.

After skimming through the various posts, i wonder if you actually took the time to handle the paper with protective gloves as to not contaminate the item in question. ?

As far as forming your own profile of the image, i would suggest leaving that to people who actually do this for a living. I also urge you to request legal advice as this could back fire resulting in a multimillion dollar legal battle against yourself.

Exercise extreme caution when dealing with giants in the consumer industry.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:02 AM

Originally posted by calcoastseeker

Originally posted by ReAlIzAtIoN
Walmart is definitely one of the most disgusting places you can ever imagine going to. When you walk inside, you can feel as if something is wrong here.

Yes they use to be proud of their "Made in America" products.

They put a female on the Board of Directors that explain to the others that her Chinese "friends" could help them increase their profit margins.

Now EVERYTHING is crap made there.

She is our Secretary of State now.

OP there is nothing you can do about the picture except pray for that girl each night before you go to bed.

We are being led to a slow demise by sociopaths that don't care for human life.


I may be a bit out of place here but I've never been lead to believe that ANYTHING bought at a walmart was made in america. Their slogan has been "Affordable products at Affordable prices" for quite some time, and has built their empire. It isn't walmart that is the problem. It's people that are willing to save 3 dollars by going to Walmart for all of their needs.

Back about 5 years ago I bought a used WS6 Trans Am. A Pontiac. A Very American vehicle. Unfortunately, it wasn't made in the US. In the US, you run into problems such as workers expect to get paid for mundane tasks more than any other person on the planet, which drives up costs. To any business owner, it's very sad when paying for a country as close to our own as Canada to make our goods and ship them here rather than paying the salaries that Americans demand can be the difference between a business staying in business... and not.

Then you have the other problem. Anything labled "Made in the U.S.A." is going to be more expensive, only because of the tag.

Walmart isn't anything new. You take cheaper products at cheaper prices and drive out the little man.

It resembles a southpark episode believe it or not. In the end, people are the reason WalMart succeeds. They are in the top fortune 500 companies only because people continue to shop there.

But I digress. This is for another topic entirely, since the alleged brand isn't even sold at walmart.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:04 AM

Originally posted by Enigma Publius

All I can tell you is the toy is from China, and it was bought at a discount store. Should I contact local media (newspaper, news channel) first, or try to go national? Or should I hand the evidence over to some affiliation that tries to help children like this?

This little girl probably risked her life to send us this message, and I want to bring this company down, and also maybe boycott stores that carry their brands. Before you ask, no, walmart does not carry this brand, I checked. I would be kinda scared going up against them, but I would still do it, I have to you see!

This happens everyday in places like China. By bringing this company down all you will succeed in doing is just that the Chinese government will continue to do this through another company...

You can't change what is happening in China, and other such countries, including the country where I was born in Cuba, unless there is a change in government in these countries...

This shows you what true Socialism/Communism really does to a nation and it's people.

In Cuba children have to do manual labor for the Communist regime for 45 days.

Starting since age 11-12 years old the STATE takes children to hard labor camps (Mandatory Community Service for the good of the Revolution and the nation) in the country, and the children work for free collecting vegetables, sugar, tobacco, and other resources which are sold or sent to other countries to "spread the revolution" and convert other countries into what countries like Cuba, and China are.

In Cuba, this FORCED LABOR occurs until you graduate from either what would be high school, or if you go to the University.

I remember very well how my sisters, who were/are older than me, would be picked up to be taken to the hard labor camps, and I remember them very well crying for my parents to not let them be taken away... but if my parents, or any other parent interferes the Communist state takes away the children, because the parents are stopping the children from becoming good Communist "revolutionaries"....

I have seen these labor camps. Children have to pee outside, and water have to be taken from wells, and the walls are for the most part made of cloth, some are made of wood.

These children have no AC, or fans to cool them down. They cannot eat ANYTHING they harvest, and ALL of them return after the 45 days thinner, many with intestinal problems, and with fleas.

The only way that this can be stopped is by destroying true Socialism/Communism, and changing the governments of the nations where this is happening...

The governments of China, just like Cuba, and other similar countries do not care about human rights.

Unfortunately slowly but surely these same programs are being implemented in the United States, and other countries by the "Democrats/Progressives/Socialists/Communist elites who want a one world government.

The best way to achieve a One World Government is through the transformation of at least the mayor nations into a Socialist dictatorship, and that is what is happening in the United States thanks to the "Democrats/Progressives/Socialist/Communist' elite.

Unfortunately something similar will happen here.

Already the Obama administration has passed into law bills like H.R. 1388, in which they give power to something they call "The Corporation" over all educational and voluntary, as well as mandatory Community Service.

It hasn't been implemented yet, but it is already a law.

Many Americans, and other people from around the world don't see anything wrong with FORCED LABOR of children, and adults...and this is because there has been a systematic indoctrination for Americans, and other people to accept the Socialist/Communist propaganda, but this time under another name.

The indoctrination has worked so well that many of these Americans, and other people around the world claim that what I am saying are lies, yet it is the truth.

It is very unfortunate that this is happening in countries like China, and Cuba, but the worse thing is that this is also being implemented in countries like the United States...and this is done under the pretext that "it is good for the community"....

There is NO PRETEXT to suppress FREEDOM.... NONE.

[edit on 9-11-2009 by ElectricUniverse]

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:14 AM
reply to post by ElectricUniverse

I'm sorry but you cannot group Socialism and Communism in the same basket. Politically they are on the other side of the spectrum from one another.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:20 AM
This is a very sad scenario and only confirms what I feel about China - that they do not care for their workers, their animals, or the rest of humanity.

I am very afraid that China may be the catalyst of destruction for the world.

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:24 AM

Originally posted by Ecidemon

I'm sorry but you cannot group Socialism and Communism in the same basket. Politically they are on the other side of the spectrum from one another.

They are no different.... Socialism is just part of the stage to convert a Capitalist, and REpublics, into Communism...

In both the STATE owns all infraestructure, and all capital. In Socialism you have the first step into destroying private property, and in Communism all private property is owned by the STATE.

I am sorry but the lies, and indoctrination which peple like you have been subject to is part of the problem.

Steps to Regeneration
Despite his capacity for self-delusion, Karl Marx did not believe that the desired condition known as Communism could emerge suddenly from existing capitalism. As the beautiful butterfly must pass through the stage of the caterpillar before it can fly in all its glory, Communism must pass through the stage of Socialism before the era of abundance and freedom can dawn. Steel can only be created by passing iron and coal through a fiery furnace, and Communism can only be created by passing society through the fires of revolution and dictatorship.

Communism is the hypothetical end result which will reward the survivors of the long march that is necessary to move from Capitalism to Communism. Steps on this long march include: 1) Revolution, 2) Dictatorship of the Proletariat, 3) Destruction of the Capitalist State, 4) Liquidation of the Bourgeoisie, 5) Creation of Socialism, 6) Creation of the New Socialist Man, 7) Withering Away of the State, and 8) Emergence of Communism.

1. Revolution:
Marx taught that a revolution to destroy Capitalism was both necessary and inevitable. He acknowledged the possibility that the revolution in England and the United States might be peaceful, but he believed that most revolutions would be violent. Lenin dismissed the possibility of peaceful revolution and declared that violence was essential.

A debate on the question whether revolution must be violent is presently raging in the ranks of the Communists. Certain Communist parties, known as Euro-Communist, such as the parties of Italy and Spain, believe that the revolution may be peaceful while others ridicule the idea as reformist. All are agreed that violence is permissible.

2. Dictatorship of the Proletariat:
The purpose of the revolution is to overthrow the existing government and to replace it by the dictatorship of the Proletariat, which is actually the dictatorship of the Communist Party over the proletariat. The Communist Party monopolizes all the levers of power.

Lenin defined the dictatorship of the proletariat as follows: "The dictatorship of the proletariat is the rule-unrestricted by law and based on force-of the proletariat over the bourgeoisie, a rule enjoying the sympathy and support of the laboring and exploited masses." (The State and the Revolution by Lenin as quoted in Problems of Leninism by J. Stalin, page 49)

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:27 AM
reply to post by ElectricUniverse

I'm sorry, Sir/Ma'm, but you haven't the foggiest idea what type of 'people' I am. I would respectfully request you stick to the facts and not fanciful allegations and interpretations.

And really, you're quoting Karl Marx as to why Socialism is a step to Communism? By that same logic, Anarchy is a step towards Communism.

[edit on 9-11-2009 by Ecidemon]

posted on Nov, 9 2009 @ 02:33 AM
Horrible horrible things happen every second, you do what you can for the situations you can help. And for the others you try to make as many others aware of the situation as possible while dealing with your grief. My friend, please try not to dwell on the sadness of this world, do not forget.. but do not dwell. For it will bring you down and make u ineffective at protecting the people. Stay strong my friend, stay strong.

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