UPDATE: More on the 5G fiasco in Sioux Falls, follow the money

UPDATE: Here is a fantastic interview with an ACLU attorney in California fighting the legal issues with 5G. (FF: 17:00). The attorney brings up that there should be community wide meetings on how the technology is being used, it’s safety and how data will be collected. As the radio host says, in his town of Houston, NONE of that took place. In fact when he describes how 5G got rolled out in Houston it was Deja Vu in Sioux Falls. No public meetings. No hearings with the FCC and with the private telecomm.

This week I was contacted by an advocate in Florida who is trying to bring awareness to the dangers of 5G, to mostly children and the unborn. I also have been contacted by citizens and even city councilors that a lot of intimidation is being used by City Hall when people have contacted them about concerns. The Mayor, Deputy COS and city attorneys are trying to put out the fire. While their actions are questionable, we all know this is coming down from DC and John Thune’s pressure. While the health concerns are troubling, as an open government advocate, I am very alarmed how this was ramrodded through our local elected officials. We should be concerned about;

• Health

• Transparency in Government

• Overreach of the Federal Government

• Money in politics and influence

• Conflicts of Interest

• Manipulation of local government officials through veiled threats of lawsuits

• Partisan politics (GOP) in a non-partisan government.

There are many more reasons why we should be concerned about how this contract was approved.

The Florida advocate sent this email to assistant city attorney, Paul Bengford this week and CC’d me on it. I have not heard an answer back;

Mr. Bengford:

It was rough talking to you just now on the phone.  You have an unfriendly demeanor and I highly doubt that you are going to provide me with the information I need.  That being said, I hope you take your position in Sioux Falls as an attorney seriously enough to respond to the following questions:

1) When a public utility is asked by a private corporation for access to light poles, can the citizens of Sioux Falls legally ask for a delay until they approve the request?

2) What is the physical address of the company that entered into the 5G contract with the city?  (No, Verizon is not the local entity mentioned in the contract.)

3) Who at city hall negotiated the contract with the 5G wireless internet company?  What is their contact information?

4) Is the mayor personal friends with the owner of the 5G wireless internet company?

Thank you,

Let’s talk about Bengford’s demeanor, wait, we don’t have time.

He also sent me this information, that I found interesting;

This is how you win this easily:

1) The public utility overseeing the light poles has already declared that the city’s light poles are not strong enough to hold up the 5G equipment and that Verizon will have to replace them and put in cement.


2) If the people of Sioux Falls have the legal right to say how the public utilities are going to be used, then the contract was formed without adequate notification of the change.  I am assuming that the citizens of Sioux Falls are the legal owners of the light poles.

3) The city council might claim that it represents the citizens, but no public hearing happened regarding the safety of 5G and the reconstruction of city property.

As far as I can tell, the citizens must themselves be included in the contract.  If city council excludes the public from the contract (since the poles belong to the public), the contract cannot move forward and is already voided.

While I’m still on the fence about health affects (since I really haven’t done enough research), here are some interesting links and videos.








#1 Scott on 01.11.19 at 9:43 pm

If someone is trying to rush this through as well as forcing the program on the citizens, then it’s most likely a money making deal that we, the citizens are not being informed about. Something doesn’t smell right with this.

#2 "Very Stable Genius" on 01.12.19 at 1:59 am

For those who survive, 6G will most likely be incredible.

#3 D@ily Spin on 01.12.19 at 5:14 am

It’s sounding like equipment will be mounted on city light poles. Wireless phones are a public utility and not government. Mingling business with government is an issue. There are no city lights on power transmission line towers and there shouldn’t be. The city is giving away locations that are public property.

Microwave transmission is not harmful until there is saturation producing radiation. Will this new RF cross the line? When you approach AM radio towers, you’ll notice the hazard signs. This is because the towers (themselves) are the antenna. Will light poles become a hazard?

There’s a lot of unknowns. Sioux Falls is the monkey for testing. Who cares if minimum wage citizens get their brains cooked. Reminds me of the LSD tests of the ‘50’s the feds performed on low ranking soldiers and hid from the public.

#4 LJL on 01.12.19 at 10:52 am

Remember the hysteria before Y2K.

The beat goes on.

#5 l3wis on 01.12.19 at 11:51 am

Daily, without even watching the videos, you nailed the concerns about 5G.

#6 Blasphemo on 01.12.19 at 11:59 am

In the course of details emerging about this tech issue, words such as “intimidation, pressure, rush, & ramrodded” dovetail with the enforcer-bully attributes accorded to Ten Haken’s new overpaid frustrated-high-school-athlete-and-hard-drinkin’ Director of Innovation & Technology. . . Jason Reisdorfer. This has his arrogant, coarse style written ALL over it.

#7 l3wis on 01.12.19 at 12:19 pm

The more I research this, it is a ‘Perfect Storm’ of government corruption on many levels. I have never seen anything so blatantly ignoring the rights of citizens for a private corporation. Even the Keystone pipeline isn’t this controversial.

#8 l3wis on 01.12.19 at 12:20 pm

And where is our local media? Oh, that’s right, bought and paid for.

#9 Warren Phear on 01.12.19 at 3:13 pm


Not bad for a snake oil peddler making $174,000 a year.

#10 scott on 01.12.19 at 5:19 pm

people are only concerned at the amount of money that obama or hillary has, because they couldn’t make that on their government salary. everyone knows republicans worked hard for every penny, and that god blessed them for being a good christian.

#11 "Very Stable Genius" on 01.12.19 at 6:45 pm

I heard, that in private, Thune refers to it as 1 mil and not 5G…

#12 moses6 on 01.12.19 at 7:25 pm

How does photo op keep getting elected tot he Senate.Is he referred to the man in the empty suit.

#13 moses6 on 01.12.19 at 7:26 pm

So does this go in photo ops pocket then.

#14 Wirelessly Irradiated on 01.14.19 at 8:59 am

Please watch this video to learn about the FACTUAL information re the harmful effects of wireless radiation that’s happened already (w/o even considering 5G):

Then utilize this website for irrefutable evidence that wireless radiations causes extremely harmful biological and health effects:

#15 Conservative Here on 01.15.19 at 1:34 pm

LJL – I think we need more information about the long term affects of 5G before we jump in. There are entirely too many things in our environment that hurting people and contributing to the deteriorating health. Round up was approved for years and now we know it causes cancer. I am all for moving forward and being business friendly community but, I am not ok with this at all. No amount of money our city would receive could cover the adverse affects this may have on just one individual. As a Conservative I am usually pretty pro business but, sometimes I think our Liberal friends are a little better in this space of thinking about the ramifications of introducing new items to our environment that may be harmful. I get free property rights and allowing folks to do as they please but, not at the expense of our health.

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