Yes, they are doing this. Yes it is Verichip AKA Healthlink. Another big player in the RFID Tracking and tagging is Digital Angel. They have been around for years, tagging animals and working behind the scenes with Siemens on other technologies and capabilities.
Obama is funding the chip through the stimulus bill. Yes, Verichip is in line for stimulus money, your money...
You do the math. Comment below and I have a bunch of links for your further research. If you have more to add, please put them in a comment below!
Take care and refuse the chip!
Here are the links:
VeriChip Corporation and RECEPTORS LLC Announce Further Scientific and Technology Details of Phase II Development for In Vivo Glucose-Sensing RFID Microchiphttp://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/Stock%20News/2579296/?relatestories=1
Note that Scott Silverman is the CEO of Healthlink. He was last representing VeriChip on Fox news this year. So, yes they are the same company.
VeriChip launches consumer campaign for ID chips (April 2008)
To chip or not to chip – that is the question
Verichip is back seeking sweet stimulus cash
Verichip h1n1 stuff on Glenn beck
From their press release:
"VeriChip Corporation, headquartered in Delray Beach, Florida, has developed the VeriMed™ Health Link System for rapidly and accurately identifying people who arrive in an emergency room and are unable to communicate. This system uses the first human-implantable passive RFID microchip, cleared for medical use in October 2004 by the United States Food and Drug Administration. To complement its healthcare division, VeriChip Corporation established VeriGreen Energy Corporation in March 2009 to focus and invest in the clean and alternative energy sector.
For more information on VeriChip, please call 1-800-970-2447, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information can be found online at www.verichipcorp.com. "