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Whole Foods Sues FTC to Halt Kangaroo Court Proceedings

By Mike Adams, December 9, 2008 | Key concepts: Whole Foods, FTC and Wild Oats

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Many health consumers don't know this, but the FTC is running a "Kangaroo Court" operation where they sue various health companies and require them to show up in the FTC's own "administrative court" that's stacked with the FTC's own "Judges" and answers to no law.

This is how the FTC attacks health supplement companies, too: They charge them with violating FTC marketing and advertising regulations, then they demand the company owners show up at the FTC's kangaroo court in Washington D.C., where there is no jury and no due process. This has been going on for quite some time, even though it is blatantly un-Constitutional and violates numerous legal statutes under U.S. law.

Whole Foods has had enough of this abuse, and they're filing a real lawsuit -- in a real court -- to halt the FTC's kangaroo court proceedings that are attempting to break up Whole Foods following its acquisition of Wild Oats. The FTC, you see, has no interest in breaking up pharmaceutical monopolies that cost Americans tens of billions of dollars a year, but they're all-out gangbusters when it comes to breaking up the health food industry.

The FTC, of course, doesn't want to have to face companies in a real court. That might require them to follow due process, and that's inconvenient for any domineering federal regulatory agency. Why go to federal court when you can set up your own bogus court and just dictate the decisions you really want?

The mainstream media, of course, hasn't touched this issue of the FTC's bogus administrative court and the fact that it's an illegal operation that violates due process guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution. And much like the FDA, the FTC runs rampant over U.S. law, proclaiming whatever edicts it wishes.

It is a good sign that Whole Foods is standing up to this bogus FTC court, demanding a proper trial in a federal court. Should Whole Foods be victorious in this lawsuit, it could set a precedent by which other companies could dismiss the FTC's kangaroo court shenanigans.

See the Wikipedia entry on "Kangaroo Court" here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kangar...

As you read it, you'll notice it perfectly describes the FTC administrative court, where the outcome of the sham trial is essentially determined in advance. Whole Foods, you see, has already been determined to be guilty by the FTC, and the "court" proceedings (if you can call them that) exist solely to grant fabricated formality to the decision that's already been made.

Don't you find it astonishing that the FTC completely ignores the multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical monopoly drug racket currently being operated in the United States and instead focuses its attention on health food stores?

That's what happens when you have a U.S. government agency that's subject to no law, and yet it's given power to run rampant over the rights of consumers and businesses.

Perhaps a Constitutional attorney can add some comments below this article and shed additional light on this issue.

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