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The People's News for the People's Coin 11/1-11/7
This week’s digest covers Grok AI, new polling data for the 2024 Presidential race, Elon’s interest with election fraud videos, Fauci’s Montana biolab, and an update on Julian Assange.
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Are you hearing about Elon Musk a lot these days?
My 𝕏 subscribers and I are reading Walter Isaacson's new biography about Elon Musk to demystify the man behind the Mars mission.
Last week, xAI released the beta version of its new AI chatbot: Grok.
The name comes from Robert Heinlein’s novel, Stranger in a Strange Land.
Grok will eventually be available to all X Premium subscribers. It is a direct challenge to OpenAI’s ChatGPT.
It will also have access to Tesla’s video training data.
Like oil during the industrial revolution, data is the essential resource powering the AI revolution.
Unlike its competitors, Grok has been programmed not to censor in its answers.
The Grok announcement came as AI continues moving into mainstream awareness.
A few days before the Grok news, Elon sat down with British PM Rishi Sunak for an conversation about AI.
During the talk, Elon said AI is “the most disruptive force in history” and predicted it could produce “universal high income” for humanity.
A few days before that, the Biden Administration published an Executive Order mandating that AI be trained to advance “Equity and Civil Rights.”
Broadly, the political discussion over AI is shaping into two camps.
Elon’s vision with xAI, shared by swaths of Silicon Valley, sees AI as a tool for seeking truth.
In contrast, a coalition of OpenAI, Microsoft, and DC interests sees AI as advancing a more narrow political agenda.
ChatGPT has been programmed to avoid controversial topics, and refuses to praise certain figures out of favor with the political establishment.
Elon, who founded OpenAI as a non-profit before leaving the organization, has been a sharp critic of its habit of its censorship and the questionable legality of its business structure.
On Monday, Elon framed the release of Grok as the father of modern AI industry taking his seat at the table.
What do you think: will Grook outclass its competition? Will you sign up for it?
Presidential Polling Update
New polling data on the 2024 Presidential race shook up the political landscape this week.
A recent NY Times/Siena poll showed Donald Trump with statistically significant leads over Joe Biden in five of six swing states.
The data also found Trump showing unusual strength among minority and young voters.
A national poll from Quinnipiac contained more favorable data for Biden: in a two way race, Biden won 47% of respondents and Trump 46%.
The Quinnipiac poll also asked people to evaluate a three-way race between Trump, Biden, and RFK. The poll had Biden winning 39%, Trump 36%, and Kennedy a surprising 22%.
A four-way race including Cornell West broke down with Biden getting 36%, Trump 35%, Kennedy 19%, and West 6%.
While the data doesn’t indicate RFK Jr is a credible threat to defeat either Trump or Biden yet, it does have him getting enough of the vote to be the decisive factor in the 2024 election.
State-level data from the NY Times poll showed Kennedy winning roughly a quarter of voters in key swing states, potentially making him the most succesful and disruptive third-party candidate in recent history.
Both mainstream parties clearly see RFK as a threat, and have started ramping up attacks on him since he went independent.
In particular, big conservative accounts who once praised his positions on medical freedom and war are now starting to accuse his campaign of being a psyop to siphon voters from Trump.
Whatever his ultimate impact as a politician, he has established proof-of-concept for a third-party candidacy at a moment of deep dissatisfaction with the political establishment.
What do you think of the latest polling data? Will RFK tip the race? In which direction? Should Trump or other candidates go Independent?
The topic of election fraud continues to simmer on 𝕏.
Last week, Elon posted news that a mayoral primary election in Bridgeport, CT had been overturned after staff members of one the candidates were caught stuffing ballot drop boxes.
Elon also took the opportunity to re-post footage of a lady stuffing a ballot drop box in Georgia from the 2020 election.
Similar footage from numerous swing states was presented in the documentary 2000 Mules, along with cell phone geolocation data tracking several “ballot mules” on their routes between different drop boxes.
A few days later, Elon highlighted a video from The Gateway Pundit showing ballot box stuffing during 2020 in Michigan.
He called on Community Notes to fact check the post. So far, no notes have been tagged to the video.
Since 2020, Federal election authorities have steadfastly insisted that American elections are secure.
After the 2020 election, The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued a statement calling the election “the most secure in American history.”
The statement was widely cited by the media to debunk claims of election fraud. CISA is a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
As circumstance would have it, on Monday a committee from the House of Representatives released documents showing that CISA, the DHS, the State Department, and Stanford’s Election Integrity Project (EIP) colluded to censor American citizens on social media on the topic of elections.
The public-private coalition censored Americans across the political spectrum, but especially seemed to target conservatives.
Stanford’s EIP had refused to turn over documents requested by the investigation until it was threatened with contempt of Congress. Jim Jordan, who is heading a committee on the weaponization of government, has suggested more evidence is to come.
What do you think: are America’s elections 100% secure, or is there convincing evidence of manipulation and censorship around this topic?
Fauci’s Montana Lab
On Halloween night, a spooky story broke about former Covid-czar Anthony Fauci’s experiments with bat coronaviruses.
According to The Daily Mail and watchdog group White Coat Waste Project, under Fauci’s leadership, the NIH acquired a SARS-like coronavirus called WIV1 from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China in 2018.
The samples were sent to NIH’s Rocky Mountain Lab in Hamilton, Montana, where they were tested on 12 bats acquired from a roadside zoo in Maryland.
The research was carried out by the EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit tied to coronavirus research in Wuhan.
Former State Department official Mike Benz pointed out that Rocky Mountain Lab has been implicated before in bioweapons research.
He cited Kris Newby’s book Bitten, published in 2019, which argues that the Rocky Mountain Lab in Montana was involved in the creation of a bioweapon that was later called Lyme Disease.
In many ways, the history of Lyme is essential backstory to the story of Covid.
A deep look into the controversy around Lyme shows that the US government has been experimenting with offensive biological weapons for decades, and covering it up for just as long.
One of Rocky Mountain’s bioweapons researchers was William Burgdorfer, who conducted gain-of-function research there using ticks.
Years later, Burgdorfer went on to make the “discovery” that ticks were transmitting a parasitic bacteria causing Lyme. The organism Borrelia Burgdorferi is named after him.
The Cold War-era bioweapons research that likely lead to Lyme is a fascinating but largely unknown chapter in US history.
In the waning days of the Second World War, the US and Russia competed to import Nazi and Japanese scientists out of fear that, if they didn’t, the other side would capture them. The mission was called Operation Paperclip.
Included were Nazi bioweapons researchers who experimented with syphilis on captive humans.
Lyme is a close cousin of syphilis, and its disease progression follows it closely. Both diseases are caused by parasitic bacteria called spirochetes.
One of the Nazi scientists was Erich Traub, whose role in the Third Reich involved researching ways to poison Soviet cattle.. Traub visited the US biolab on Plum Island where Lyme is believed to have leaked from.
Plumb Island is a few miles off the coast of Lyme, CT, the location of the first recognized outbreak of Lyme disease.
As Lyme was unfolding, US health bureaucracies continued to study syphilis as well, most notably in the Tuskegee experiment.
The idea behind weaponizing both Lyme and Syphilis, according to Newby, was to cripple enemy countries’ economies over decades.
Both Lyme and Syphilis can turn into chronic and debilitating conditions that are extremely difficult to treat.
After Burgdorfer’s death, a note was found among his papers suggesting he went through a crisis of conscience over his role in Lyme’s creation.
Additional evidence has since been uncovered linking the CIA to tick-born bioweapons. Newby’s book includes testimony from US military personnel who dumped ticks from airplanes on enemy countries during the Cold War.
Lyme is associated with a list of more than 300 symptoms and is known as “the great imitator” for its ability to masquerade as other diseases.
In medical literature, cases of Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, Alzheimers, Chronic Fatigue, and various other autoimmune and neurological conditions have been found to have been misdiagnosed as Lyme. Cases of these other diseases have also resolved when Lyme is treated.
Some Lyme-focused doctors have questioned if Lyme is not the underlying cause of some instances of neurological diseases. For example, one medical researcher found that Lyme organisms were present in the brains of 7 out of 10 Alzheimers patients.
Like Covid, mainstream media and fact checkers have bent over backwards to control the narrative around Lyme, taking government bureaucrats at their word and turning a blind eye to alarming evidence that both diseases originate from US bioweapons programs.
Mainstream medicine has enforced strict diagnostic and testing criteria around Lyme, making it extremely difficult to get a diagnosis. One study found that Lyme is under-diagnosed anywhere between 7-fold to 50-fold.
Conservatively, 500k Americans get Lyme per year, many people find chronic symptoms impossible to get rid of for years. A recent study published in the journal BMJ Health estimated that 14% of the global population have been infected with Lyme at some point.
If Lyme is indeed a US bioweapon, the shroud of secrecy around the disease is understandable: the US government would potentially be liable for trillions in medical damages. Doctors who have treated Lyme is a common and chronic disease are frequently punished by state medical boards, acting at the behest of insurance companies.
My opinion is that both Covid and Lyme Disease likely originate from bioweapons programs. The US appears to be involved in their creation, but is not the only country involved.
The two diseases have been treated differently by the media and medical establishment for particular reasons, but share an underlying similarity in that the public has been deceived about each.
Hopefully, more information comes to light about both Lyme and Covid.
Last week, Tucker Carlson posted that he was visiting Julian Assange.
Assange’s wife Stella also posted a photo of the two visiting Belmarsh prison.
Assange has been persecuted for publishing government documents on WikiLeaks.
Emails published by Wikileaks in 2016 from the Democratic National Committee are a sort of Rosetta Stone for US political weirdness in recent years.
Assange has insisted the emails did not come from Russia, as widely reported in the legacy media, which has for the most part avoided publishing the contents of the emails.
After the Tucker news, RFK Jr called for Assange to be freed. It remains to be seen if Tucker will publish an interview with Assange.
Do you think Assange is a hero? What will happen in his trial?
Dogey Treats: News Bites
Elon announced that Starlink has achieved breakeven cash flow and will have launched a majority of satellites in space by next year.
SpaceX was awarded a contract for 10 launches valued at $1.23B by Space Force.
A manifesto by the Nashville transgender school shooter from March of this year were leaked by influencer Steven Crowder. Until now, authorities have refused to publish the documents, possibly out of concern for the negative publicity they would generate for transgenderism. The documents contained multiple examples of anti-white rhetoric. The manifesto was censored by Facebook and other platforms. Elon wrote, “The other platforms engage in constant, usually subtle, censorship. Most of the time, you don’t even know it’s happening. This just happens to be something that caught people’s attention, so it is hard to hide.” He also wrote the shooter was “Clearly mentally ill, but also clearly brainwashed into being a mass murderer by the system.”
RFK Jr. accused the Biden Administration of manipulating economic statistics to make the economy appear stronger than it is.
Wall Street Journal reported President Biden received 10% of a Hunter and James Biden's deal with CEFC China Energy in the form of q documented $40k check.
The FBI raided the home of NYC Mayor Eric Adams’s fund-raising chief.
CNN acknowledged the Ukraine war was unwindable, following an article in Time Magazine documenting corruption within the Ukrainian government. The US continues to provide more arms and equipment to Ukraine, but NBC reported US and European officials are quietly talking with Ukraine about possible peace negotiations. Elon wrote, “Despite greatly helping Ukraine via Starlink, I was viciously attacked for stating the obvious a year ago. The reason I did so was in hopes of avoiding the sacrifice of a generation of men to the trenches for nothing.” He also questioned why the media consistently lied about the results of the war to the American public. Should Elon repost his proposed peace plan from 2022?
Vladimir Zelensky challenged Trump to try and end the war in Ukraine.
RFK Jr warned that we are on the brink of nuclear war.
The US House approved a bill for $14.3B in aid to Israel.
Tens of thousands of pro-Palestinian protestors marched in DC on Saturday.
Barack Obama said Israel is engaging in the occupation of Palestinian land.
The SEC is investigating PayPal for its stable coin PYUSD
The founders of SafeMoon were charged with fraud.
Billionaire investor Bill Ackman announced he will fund scientific investigation into the cumulative effect of the US vaccine schedule on children, citing RFK Jr’s work as motivating the inquiry.
Joe Rogan discussed the use of the anti-parasitic drug Fenbendazole for cancer with Graham Hancock.
A French study found that Hydroxychloroquine was associated with lower Covid mortality.
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