So-- your bombshell factcheck exposé --is that Li-Meng Yang-- the whistleblower scientist claiming to have found evidence that the Woohoo-Coronabeer-1984 virus was manmade--
is associated with the Rule of Law Foundation, which-- dun dun dummmm!-- is a sock-puppet of Steve Bannon + a Chinese billionaire who hates the Chinese Communist Party.
Q: What's the evidence that Bannon and billionaire Guo are secretly behind the Rule of Law Foundation?
A: Bannon and Guo launched the Rule of Law Foundation in a high-profile publicity drive, raising $300 Million in donor support.
Q: Rule of Law has " have not previously published scientific or medical research" according to the Daily Beast's fact-check on this story, why are they involved?!!!
A: Rule of Law Foundation's mission statement:
Protect individuals speaking out against corruption and illegal activities in China.... Make the exposure of information continuous and sustainable.... Receive and expose information of corruption, brutality, false imprisonment, excessive sentencing, harassment and inhumanity pervasive in the political, legal, business and financial system of China.... Investigate and report results... and make the investigation results known to the public.... Save and assist individuals subject to political persecution or torture by Chinese authorities.
Rule of Law Foundation FAQ:
What help can I get from the Rule of Law Foundation, if I provide sensitive information, which may expose corruption and illegal activities in China?
The Rule of Law Foundation will provide assistance to all whistleblowers in the investigation of the case and the reporting of the findings to the relevant government entities.
The organization may also provide support in other ways, which may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- personal and family members’ safety;
- cooperation with the relevant government entities;
- applications of political asylum;
- reimbursement of relevant expenses in relation to the whistleblowing; and
- applying to receive rewards from the government under the False Claims Act, the IRS Whistleblower Reward Program, the Securities Whistleblower Reward Program, and the Commodity Exchange Act Whistleblower Rewards.
Q: But why did Li-Meng Yan post her findings soley at Bannon's site, not a medical publication site?
A: To quote free_thoughtpolice "If you don't trust that source, there are various sources saying the same thing." Daily Beast reports: " It was posted on Monday on the website Zenodo, a publicly available repository of scientific and academic research to which anyone can upload their work."
Q: Where did the bombshell discovery originate-- that Rule of Law might somehow be connected to head-vampire Steve Bannon?
A: According to Daily Beast: "The Bannon connection was first spotted by Kevin Bird, a Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University"
Q: Who is this brilliant Kevin Bird??:
A: Twitter bio:
PhD candidate | plant genome evolution | radical scientist | socialist of some kind |
@Mizzou & @FulbrightBELUEU alum | opinions mine | he/him
19h ago: Kevin Bird retweets calling his grad-student union collegues "comrades" and "workers"
20h ago: Kevin Bird @itsbirdemic
"Workers too powerful? Not possible.
20h ago: Kevin Bird tweets that James Lindsay is a "grifter"
22h ago: Kevin Bird tweets: "What we need are Antifa Hexblade Warlocks"
Sept 15: Kevin Bird retweets somebody with ACAB in their twitter name: "this is not a good paper at all."
Sept 15: Kevin Bird tweets: " this is pretty much all a Steve Bannon con to hurt China"
Sept 15: Kevin Bird tweets: "Every Harry Potter character is canonically a TERF now, stop talking about the books"
Sept 15: Kevin Bird tweets in support of University of Chicago "English departments decision to accept only grad applicants focusing or working with Black Studies"
Sept 15: Kevin Bird tweets "ICE is literally committing genocide at the border "
Sept 14: Kevin Bird tweets in favor of "Critical Race Theory"
Sept 13: Kevin Bird tweets that he's "really going hard to be "the scumbag left" of science twitter"
Sept 13: Kevin Bird retweets "Jews 4 Scabby" and "If you think the union went too far with this action or was in any way antisemitic get the fuck over yourself". in reference to a giant inflatable rat used by his striking union, which was accused of resembling anti-jewish stereotypes