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Chaos Agents, Part 11
A little while ago I woke up and checked my Substack activity. Shortly before bed I left one brief and fair comment on Tom Renz's recent Substack post declaring that Tom isn't making the DMED story clear. That's putting it mildly, but I'm not always diplomatically clumsy.
The article that Asli Theobald shared comes from the website LogicAndFacts.com, which I'd never heard of before. I'll come back to both the article and the outlet in a bit. I quickly scanned it and found it pushing the DMED story from late January that I found in my investigation to be invalid after Thomas Renz shared all of the data with me, and one of the whistleblowers had helped me by querying further into. I was pretty soft on Tom, merely stating that he, "isn't making this clear." The reply that came back to me was wildly accusatory and off-base. I responded with links to several series of my articles equivalent to a few books of reading, but that clearly demonstrate (if anything ever can) that I'm not the person Asli paints me to be in a frenzied and entirely inappropriate attack that I hope she'll feel genuine embarrassment over later. (It will be interesting to check to see if Tom defends me, or just sort of lets it happen. Place your bets. (Update: He never chimes in before she edited her comment, but I'll get to that.))
For the record, I've never taken Soros or Gates money (unless they subscribe to RTE?) and I did not have sexual relations with Monica Lewinksy.
Kidding aside, I believe that I did a fair job of extending the olive branch. Let's see how that turned out…
What's Really Going on, Here?
Let's break this down.
After leaving my comment, I decided to check Asli's Substack profile.
Just one subscription (paid) and zero articles liked. But more importantly, Asli, who has a Masters degree in computer science and spent much of her career handling data flow work, is the author/publisher behind LogicAndFacts.com. It was her own article that she shared and that got her banned. So, maybe that ban was fully reasonable after all—she is performing journalistic work without ever having contacted the expert on the job (me) who demonstrably disputed the original story. And let's be fair: on every search engine I check for "DMED whistleblowers" (Brave, DuckDuckGo, Google) returns my work, plus usually additional references to it, though you may have to dig depending on the source). One of two things seems to be true:
Asli did not find all the facts while researching for her article, or
Asli is performing a role in a psychological warfare operation.
Let's not pretend the second sort isn't likely taking place often during the pandemic, but I'm fairly certain that the first, simpler explanation suffices. Now, let's examine Asli's article.
Note the subtitle leaps from a cutting jab (pun intended) at the notion of the "glitch" in the DMED to a conclusion that the military is being destroyed from within. I'm not saying that's untrue, but it's quite the inductive leap for a single article. This shows the level of fear and panic that we're all living in during these times. Could this have led Asli to make the honest mistake of thinking she had done her due diligence on the story when in fact she was confirming how fear-grounded biases? I think this is likely that case, but you'll have to see how this develops to see why I lean in that direction.
You can read the article for yourself, which is mostly a rehash of the same slanted tale you've likely seen published elsewhere. But I do want to highlight a few things.
Asli includes a substantial number of links. A reader could think that her entire take and conclusions are fully researched and perhaps indisputable—even noting that she has database expertise. Perhaps the author could fool herself, as well!
The author uses Daniel Horowitz as a high trust node. I wish that I could feel that way, but he is one of the journalists who ghosted me and had the opportunity to put an end to Invalid Shock Data Parade
Apparently, nobody who read her article contacted her to let her know about my research and several articles and interviews. Under ordinary circumstances, somebody in the audience would have known because one of the major channels in the medical freedom community would have broadcast the message. This is proof of an organized disinformation campaign.
Asli Expresses Good Faith
This is very promising!
I can't recall what Asli wrote before she edited her comment here, but she communicated with me. I don't have time to communicate with everyone, but I try to take the time as often as possible with people who might cross the Grand Chasm of Dissonance.
This sounds like an honest and good faith interest in finding out what I have to say. She says she'll read everything and mentions her history with database work.
What Did Asli Conclude?
After further review, the call on the field has been reversed.
The league is still reviewing the play to determine if any further action will be taken regarding player misconduct.
She did edit her part of our conversation, so it's a good thing I thought to document it in real time. She no longer stands by the notion that I'm a retarded minion of Satan or Gates or whatever. And I appreciate that vote of confidence. That passage now merely reads,
But let's be clear, my conclusion is that Renz is full of it, and data suggests that it increased by 300% in 2022. Just kidding. Sort of.
Asli has crossed one stretch of desert in a long day and I won't demand of her that she concurs with my assessment of the man personally. Further in her conclusion reply.
This is the angle I played for several months while being ignored and snow jobbed by most of the leadership of Team MFM (even though my gut instinct in every interaction with Tom was that he is a sociopath who drapes himself in a flag and cross to grift off those searching the internet for their daily dose of Hopium). But I'll be clear about the best interpretation of the Renz data presentation from January:
It was too soon. Not checking historical data or consulting with a data expert who would suggest that obvious step is at best a knee-jerk decision.
The numbers were too wildly different from those we could see in all other data sources.
They did not hold up to scrutiny for even a week of re-examination (less than a day really given that the first few days were spent organizing and learning data definitions.)
I will call them "wrong", "invalid", "nonsensical", and a few other adjectives. Softer language allowed for what I believe to be an organized campaign of pushing these numbers out through events and social media.
FOIAs are likely meaningless at this point, though it's worth a try. In October, the military replaced its health database system. Senator Johnson only asked that data be kept from August 31, 2021 onward. If Unissant wanted a day when it could destroy, and look justified doing it, that date passed a few weeks ago.
Indeed! This is almost the exact language I've been using since February 15.
Asli still hasn't untangled herself from the Hollywood version of this tale. Asli continues,
I don't know what this first sentence means. The numbers pulled out of the database are invalid. The graphs are invalid. Advertising them is misleading and whatever equivalent of scientific misconduct you want to deem it. To any extent that they are on display, it should begin with the disclaimer, "Oops, none of this turned out to be correct. See [here] for potentially valid research."
I've spent hundreds of hours on the phone, in meetings, writing emails, and grinding against a firehose of propaganda while people who knew about my findings have been playing pretend on many stages. My critique of all this is not "infighting". These people are not the champions you think they are. They are not on "our" side or "your" side.
Asli believes that she can write this story with fresh words, and that suddenly all these people who have gaslighted me and the crowd, and wasted a thousand hours of my time will see the light and start singing kumbaya together. She doesn't seem to notice that Renz hasn't event bothered to respond to her thoughts.
Update: Just as I was getting done, I noticed Asli's latest:
I'm starting to really like Asli. She saw the glitch in the Matrix and followed rigorous steps to check against her cognitive dissonance. It's fascinating to see this journey. I just wrote her a brief email, and I'd love to have her on RTE to share her journey from feeling so certain of one view as to attack a stranger over it to being entirely certain that the stranger was right and that this story is an important revelation.
To Be Continued?
Happy New Year! The world continues to go round and round. It may be darker than many thought, but I personally believe that the future is brighter than most imagine it to be. We'll keep talking about it in 2023.