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Elon Musk Bitcoin + Ethereum Giveaway Scam Alert!

Please watch out for the Elon Musk Bitcoin and Ethereum giveaway scam, and warn your family and friends!

Last updated @ 2024-05-25 : Added new scam website domains
First posted @ 2024-05-07

 

Elon Musk Bitcoin + Ethereum Giveaway : What Is It?

People are sharing posts by Tesla Event (archive), and other X accounts with similar names, about Elon Musk giving away cryptocurrency, in the form of 5.000 bitcoins (BTC) and 100.000 ether (ETH).

Great times have come! 🚀

To support crypto community, Elon Musk initiated 5.000 BTC and 100.000 ETH Airdrop!

💰First come, first served: TESLA.EVENT-PROMOTION.INFO / TESLA.EVENT-FINANCE.NET

The link leads to a website that looks like a Medium post by Elon Musk, with this message:

Elon Musk — Official ETH and BTC Giveaway

You can visit the website, but do not follow the instructions there, because it’s a scam!

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Elon Musk Bitcoin + Ethereum Giveaway : Why Is It A Scam?

Here are the reasons why the Elon Musk Bitcoin and Ethereum giveaway is a scam

Fact #1 : Elon Musk Is Not Giving Away BTC / ETH!

First, let me just point out that Elon Musk is not giving away any Bitcoin or Ether. He is a businessman who loves making money, not give it away.

Even his philanthropy appears to be largely self-serving, making him eligible for enormous tax breaks, and helping his businesses. That’s why he’s a billionaire.

There is also no reason why X (formerly Twitter) would ever give away over $600,000 worth of BTC and ETH cryptocurrency, when it is in financial trouble with negative cash flow, and has already lost about half of its value.

Fact #2 : Those Are Fake / Scam Websites

Those websites are fake, pretending to be a Medium post by Elon Musk. There is no such Medium post by Elon Musk.

And think about this – why would Elon Musk post on Medium, when he can post on X (formerly Twitter) – the social medium platform he owns???

The domains are also brand new, and do not belong to X or Tesla, or Elon Musk. In fact, their ownership is being hidden – which is common with scam websites.

  • event-promotion.info – hidden ownership, registered on 6 May 2024
  • event-finance.net – hidden ownership, registered on 10 May 2024
  • event-finance.org – hidden ownership, registered on 10 May 2024
  • finance-promo.net – hidden ownership, registered on 18 May 2024
  • finance-promotion.info – hidden ownership, registered on 18 May 2024
  • finance-foundation.com – hidden ownership, registered on 21 May 2024

It appears that the scammers will keep switching the same scam website to different domains every time they get exposed.

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Fact #3 : This Is A Double-Up Crypto Scam!

This double-up crypto scam relies on your greed to cheat you of your cryptocurrency.

Instead of giving you BTC or ETH like in a real giveaway, it asks you to send your own BTC or ETH to receive double the amount in return!

To verify your address, just send from 0.05 to 2 BTC to the address below and get from 0.1 to 8 BTC (x2 back)!

That’s utter nonsense. Whatever BTH or ETH you send to those addresses will be lost for good. You will never get it back, never mind get double the amount!

To further tempt you into giving even more bitcoin or ether, the scammers offer special bonuses for large transactions:

If you send from 1+ ETH, you will receive from 2+ ETH back +40% BONUS.

If you send from 3+ ETH, you will receive from 6+ ETH back +60% BONUS.

If you send from 9+ ETH, you will receive from 18+ ETH back +80% BONUS.

If you send from 25+ ETH, you will receive from 50+ ETH back +100% BONUS.

If you send from 40+ ETH, you will receive from 80+ ETH back +200% BONUS.

All that is bullshit. They are just preying on your greed to trick you into sending more cryptocurrency.

Please do NOT send any bitcoin or ether to those addresses. It is a SCAM!

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Did WHO Order Worldwide Lockdowns Over Bird Flu?!

Did the WHO just order worldwide lockdowns after Australia reported its first human case of bird flu?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : WHO Orders Worldwide Lockdowns Over Bird Flu!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that the WHO (World Health Organization) just ordered harsh worldwide lockdowns after Australia reported its first human case of bird flu!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

WHO Orders ‘Worldwide Lockdowns’ As Australia Reports First Human Bird Flu Cas

The World Health Organization (WHO) has ordered government’s to prepare to initiate harsh new lockdowns after Australia reported its first human case of Bird Flu on Wednesday.

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Truth : WHO Did Not Order Worldwide Lockdowns Over Bird Flu!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : WHO Did Not Order Any Lockdowns

Let me start by pointing out that the WHO (World Health Organization) did not order any lockdown in any country, never mind worldwide!

No legitimate media outlet reported such a shocking development, and no country announced any lockdown. Not even Australia, which reported its first human case of the A(H5N1) avian influenza virus.

That’s because the WHO never ordered any lockdown.

Fact #2 : The People’s Voice Provided No Evidence

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice article provided zero evidence to back up its “fact checked” claim that the WHO ordered “worldwide lockdowns” over the first human case of avian influenza in Australia.

In fact, the word “lockdowns” was only mentioned twice in its article – in its title, and the lede. After that, there was no mention of any lockdown, never mind

Fact #3 : WHO Cannot Order Lockdowns

The World Health Organization has no power over any government. It only has an advisory role, and cannot order any government to initiate lockdowns.

Even the Pandemic Treaty that is being negotiated will not grant the WHO any power to order any lockdown.

The power to prevent and respond to any pandemic remains with each individual country and its government.

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Fact #4 : Australia Says There’s No Public Health Risk

The Australian Centre for Disease Control, which announced the case, said that bird flu does not easily infect humans, and that there was “no ongoing public health risk” from the case.

A child acquired the infection while overseas and became unwell on returning to Australia earlier this year. The case was confirmed by the Victorian Department of Health on 18 May 2024.

The child has now made a full recovery and no family members in Australia or overseas have reported
symptoms.

Bird flu does not easily infect humans and there is no ongoing public health risk from this case.

Fact #5 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Boeing + FAA deny 777 fuel tank can explode from fatal flaw!

Boeing and the FAA have publicly refuted claims that the Boeing 777 airliner has a fatal flaw which could result in its fuel tank catching fire and exploding! Find out what’s going on!

 

Claim : Boeing 777 Fuel Tank Can Explode From Fatal Flaw!

Boeing is in the hot seat again, after the Daily Mail and the New York Post reported that its 777 airliner has a fatal flaw that could result in its fuel tank catching fire and exploding!

Daily Mail : Exclusive – Revealed: 300 Boeing Planes used by United and American Airlines have potential flaw that could cause ‘fire or explosion’ on jets, according to FAA

The FAA proposed a new airworthiness directive earlier this year to address a potential flaw in Boeing jets, DailyMail.com can reveal.

According to the FAA proposal, the issue involved an electrical fault on the company’s 777 jets that, if left unaddressed, could cause fuel tanks on the planes’ wings to catch fire and explode.

Discovery of the flaw exposes that nearly 300 more Boeing planes are potentially at risk, including jets used by United and American Airlines, according to the notice by the Federal Aviation Administration.

New York Post : FAA reveals flaw in another major Boeing plane that could result in fuel tank exploding

Yet another fleet of Boeing airplanes was found to have a potentially disastrous flaw — one that could set the entire aircraft ablaze.

The aircraft manufacturer discovered that its 777 liner has poor electrical insulation near its fuel tank, according to a proposed rule the Federal Aviation Administration posted in March.

“This condition, if not addressed, could result in an ignition source inside the fuel tank and subsequent fire or explosion,” the Airworthiness Directives note states.

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Boeing + FAA Deny 777 Fuel Tanks Can Explode From Fatal Flaw!

After the reports came out, both Boeing and the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) pushed back on those claims.

The FAA said that it was not an immediate safety risk, while Boeing said that the regulatory process was being “sensationalised“, and called the Daily Mail’s report as “misleading and reckless“.

It makes incorrect connections and sensationalizes the standard regulatory process that has helped ensure air travel is the safest form of transportation.

This is not an immediate safety of flight issue. There are multiple redundancies designed into modern commercial airplanes to ensure protection for electromagnetic effects.

The 777 fleet has been operating for nearly 30 years, and has safely flown more than 3.9 billion passengers.

It should be noted that Boeing described this problem in a November 2023 alert bulletin. While it was not mandatory, it is likely that many airlines have already taken action, or are planning to fix the flaw, based on that Boeing alert.

The FAA also pointed out that its proposed airworthiness directive was based on the 21 November 2023 alert by Boeing, and would make mandatory what Boeing recommended.

The proposed [airworthiness directive], which the FAA issued in March 2024, would require installing electrical bonding and grounding to a component in the center fuel tank. It would make mandatory service actions that Boeing described in a November 2023 alert bulletin.

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I should point out that the flaw is not due to “poor electrical insulation” as the New York Post reported – the word “insulation” isn’t even mentioned once in the FAA notice. Rather, the flaw is due to a lack of an electrical bond to ground a cover plate – like a wire or something similarly conductive to dissipate any accumulated static.

In addition, it was not the FAA that came up with the solution. The FAA notice actually referred to the Boeing service bulletin of 21 November 2023 (PDF), which had detailed instructions on the fix!

Guidance for accomplishing the actions required by this AD can be found in Boeing Alert Service Bulletin 777–47A0007, dated November 21, 2023, which is referred to in Boeing Alert Requirements Bulletin 777–47A0007 RB, dated November 21, 2023.

The Boeing 777 requirements bulletin also listed a “recommended compliance time” of 42 months – 3.5 years, which suggests that Boeing does not consider it an immediate threat to aircraft safety. The FAA also concurred in its airworthiness directive proposal.

I should also point out that modern airliners like the Boeing 777 come with nitrogen-generating or nitrogen-inerting systems to reduce the risk of fuel tank explosions, after the tragic explosion of TWA Flight 800 in 1996.

The Boeing uses a Nitrogen Generation System (NGS) in its aircraft, which separates oxygen-rich air from the left engine’s bleed air, which is discharged from the aircraft. The remaining nitrogen-enriched air is pumped into the centre fuel tank.

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As more nitrogen-enriched air is pumped into the centre fuel tank, the oxygen level drops from the usual 21% to 12% or less – at which point the oxygen concentration is too low to support combustion, thus mitigating the risk of an explosion.

In fact, the proposed FAA airworthiness directive specifically points to the Boeing 777’s nitrogen enriched air distribution system (NEADS). Ironically, the NEADS cover plate assembly is the potential source of electrostatic discharge.

So Boeing and the FAA would be correct that even though the cover plate assembly lacked “a designed electrical bond for electrostatic discharge“, there is no immediate safety risk, as there are redundancies built in, like the nitrogen-enriched air.

In short – this is hardly the “fatal flaw” that some people are claiming, and it can be easily resolved by simply installing an electrical bond at less than $2,400 per aircraft – mostly in manpower costs.

That said, you will want to eliminate all potential causes of sparking in the fuel tank, no matter how remote, even if there are other protective measures in place. Hopefully, the FAA will soon issue this airworthiness directive to make it mandatory, instead of optional.

 

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Did Michelle Obama Attend Satanic Sex Parties As A Man?!

Did Michelle Obama attend Satanic sex parties as a man?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Michelle Obama Attended Sex Parties As A Man!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that former First Lady Michelle Obama attended sex parties as a “hung” man!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Elite Pedo Victim Claims ‘Hung’ Michelle Obama Attended Satanic Sex Parties

The dark truth about Michelle Obama has been hiding in plain sight for years now.

Michelle’s high school boyfriend has confirmed she is in fact a biological male, and child rape victims are coming forward to testify they were raped by the former first lady – when she was a man.

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Truth : Michelle Obama Did Not Attend Sex Parties As A Man!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : David Upchurch Never Said Michelle Obama Was A Man!

Let me start by pointing out that David Upchurch never said that Michelle Obama was a man!

David Upchurch only referred to Michelle Obama as “she”, “her”, and “Michelle”, and never claimed she was a man called Michael Robinson.

I grew up with Michelle and her brother Craig. We  were neighbours, and our families were close.

When Michelle was in the middle of her junior year, we began dating and continued to date for a year-and-a-half.

I wished the best for Michelle because she has always been a  wonderful  person. I always knew Michelle was special and would make a  difference in the world.

I cannot tell you how proud I am of her and her husband. I  have never met  Barack, but I have to say, he is a very lucky man.

Why would anyone claim that he ever said that Michelle Obama was really a man called Michael Robinson???

Fact #2 : None Of Ally Carter’s Claims Were Ever Proven True

These bizarre claims by a woman called Ally Carter isn’t new, having originated in 2020 when she posted on Instagram that Barack Obama and Joe Biden raped her.

She claimed to have been trafficked in underground tunnels that run under schools, cemeteries, and Universal Studios to elites living in Hollywood, the Buckingham Palace, and the Getty Museum since she was thirteen years old.

Despite these claims surfacing many years ago, Ally Carter never provided any evidence that:

  • she was sold to Joe Biden multiple times, or
  • there are millions of sex abuse victims like her, or
  • some sex abuse victims had their limbs cut off so they cannot fight back against the abuse, or
  • some abusers drained their victims’ blood to use as a fountain of youth, or
  • CPS (Child Protective Services) buys, sells, and trades children

Needless to say, The People’s Voice article provided zero evidence to back up those claims.

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Fact #3 : Michelle Obama Gave Birth To Two Girls

Claims that Michelle Obama was born a man is not only false, it’s ridiculous because she gave birth to two girls – Malia Obama and Sasha Obama.

In November 2018, Michelle Obama even opened up about her experience with infertility, revealing that she suffered a miscarriage early in their marriage. Eventually she and former President Barack Obama resorted to in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to conceive Malia and Sasha.

For those who are wondering – transgender women cannot give birth, or suffer miscarriages, as they were born men, and lack both ovaries and uterus. And no, Malia and Sasha Obama were not adopted!

Fact #4 : Michelle Obama Was Female All Her Life

Even if you ignore the fact that she gave birth to two girls, Michelle Obama grew up as a female. Her family and friends only knew her as a girl and then, a woman. Never as a boy or a man who later became transgender.

Michelle Obama sometimes shares photos of her childhood on her Instagram account. They are all proof that she grew up as a girl, never as a boy. On the other hand, all these claims that she was born a boy called Michael Robinson has never been backed by any evidence.

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Malia Obama with her new baby sister, Sasha (2001)

Fact #5 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did WEF Order Govts To Arrest Climate Change Deniers?!

Did the WEF just order world governments to arrest people who oppose the climate change narrative?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : WEF Orders Govts To Arrest Climate Change Deniers!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that the WEF just ordered world governments to arrest people who oppose the climate change narrative!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

WEF Orders Govt’s To Arrest Citizens Who Oppose Man-Made Climate Change Narrative

The World Economic Forum has ordered government’s to begin arresting citizens who oppose the man-made climate change narrative in a bid to persuade the masses that ‘global boiling‘ is a real danger.

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Truth : WEF Did Not Order Govts To Arrest Climate Change Deniers!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : WEF Did Not Order Governments To Arrest Anyone

Let me start by pointing out that the WEF (World Economic Forum) did not order anyone to arrest climate change deniers, or people who oppose the fact that human activities have caused global warming.

If the WEF actually did that – it would have shocked the whole world, not only reported widely by the mainstream media, but criticised by people and governments. Yet, there was no such outrage… because it never happened!

In addition – no government has ever arrested and/or jailed climate change deniers for refusing to accept the fact that human activities are causing climate change.

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice article offered no evidence to back up its claim that the WEF ordered governments to arrest people!

Fact #2 : WEF Cannot Order Governments To Do Anything

I should also point out that the WEF cannot order any country to do anything. It is merely an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) that focuses on public-private sector collaboration.

The WEF has no power over world leaders, beyond its lobbying and influencing efforts. The WEF may be an influential lobbying organisation, but it cannot order any government to do anything. That’s just silly.

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Fact #3 : Jim Dale Does Not Work For WEF

The People’s Voice article suggests that Jim Dale represents the WEF in some capacity. However, that’s not true.

Jim Dale (LinkedIn profile) is an expert meteorologist, who founded the British Weather Services in 1987. He does not work for the World Economic Forum, not represent its views.

Jim Dale does not appear to be a WEF Young Global Leader either – he’s not in the alumni list. The link used by The People’s Voice as “evidence” only leads to a LinkedIn post in which he shared a WEF post about El Niño.

If that’s the criteria for being a WEF Young Global Leader, then everyone sharing a WEF post would automatically become a WEF Young Global Leader! How silly!

Fact #4 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did WHO DG Have Robert Fico Shot Over Pandemic Treaty?!

Did WHO DG Tedros arrange for Robert Fico to be shot after failing to convince him to continue with the Pandemic Treaty?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : WHO DG Had Robert Fico Shot Over Pandemic Treaty!

People are sharing a video of Meryl Nass, who appeared to suggest that WHO DG Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus may have ordered the failed assassination of Robert Fico, after failing to convince its populist Prime Minister to continued with the Pandemic Treaty!

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“[F]irst Tedros was there [in Slovakia], and then someone tries to assassinate him [PM Robert Fico]…I can’t guarantee you the two things are related, but it is extraordinary that every major newspaper claimed immediately that the assassination was the result of a ‘lone wolf.'”

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Truth : WHO DG Did Not Have Robert Fico Shot Over Pandemic Treaty!

This is yet another example of fake news circulating on X (formerly Twitter), and here are the reasons why!

Fact #1 : Dr. Tedros Did Not Fly To Slovakia To Meet Robert Fico!

Let me start by pointing out that WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus did not fly to Slovakia to speak with Prime Minister Robert Fico, in an attempt to convince him to continue with the Pandemic Treaty.

In fact, the last time Dr. Tedros flew to Slovakia was in June 2022almost two years ago, when he attended the GLOBSEC Bratislava Forum, with Zuzana Čaputová, the President of the Slovak Republic.

Fact #2 : WHO DG Tedros Was In Paris + Geneva

Robert Fico was shot by a gunman while greeting people outside the House of Culture in Handlova, at around 2:30 PM local time on Wednesday, 15 May 2024.

A day before Fico was shot, WHO DG Tedros was in Paris, attending the Summit for Clean Cooking in Africa. He even posted photos of a high-level dialogue hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron that day!

After that, a WHO spokesperson confirmed that Dr. Tedros flew back to WHO headquarters in Geneva, where he posted his condemnation of the attempt assassination of Robert Fico, before hosting Francophone ambassadors in Geneva.

It would be a miraculous feat for Dr. Tedros to be in two places at the same time. Needless to say, neither Meryl Nass, nor the people sharing her video / claims, ever provide any evidence WHO DG Tedros was in Slovakia in May 2024…

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Fact #3 : Robert Fico Did Not Reject WHO Pandemic Treaty

Claims that Robert Fico was shot because he rejected the WHO Pandemic Treaty is nonsense. Robert Fico did not recently formally and/or publicly reject the WHO Pandemic Treaty, as some people have claimed or suggested.

It was Peter Kotlár, the Slovak Government Plenipotentiary for the COVID-19 pandemic, who formally and publicly rejected the “current version” of the WHO Pandemic Treaty on 10 May 2024. Even that was not a final, conclusive rejection of the WHO Pandemic Treaty.

While Robert Fico himself appear to speak out against the WHO Pandemic Treaty, he did not actually say that he was rejecting the WHO Pandemic Treaty. He only said that the SMER party will not support expanding the powers of the WHO, at the expense of the state’s right to tackle future pandemics.

In other words, it very much sounds like he’s okay with WHO gaining more powers, as long as Slovakia still retains the right to tackle future pandemics its own way.

Fact #4 : Fico’s Ministers Called It Politically Motivated

In addition, claims that media outlets were instructed to claim that the shooting was committed by a lone wolf is equally nonsensical.

For one thing – the gunman, who was later identified as 71 year-old Juraj Cintula from Levice, was immediately detained by Fico’s security detail.

Then, both Defense Minister Robert Kaliňák and Interior Minister Matúš Šutaj Eštok called the shooting “politically motivated,” with Šutaj Eštok saying that “the suspect made the decision to do it shortly after the presidential election,” which ended just last month – on 6 April 2024.

Juraj Cintula frequented events organised by the pro-Russian paramilitary group, Slovenski branci (Slovakian Recruits), and praised the group and its anti-immigration stance multiple times on social media.

There is no evidence that Juraj Cintula was inspired to shoot Robert Fico because he was against the WHO Pandemic Treaty. In fact – none of those who made those suggestions or claims ever provided any evidence to back them up!

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Did ex-bf David Upchurch reveal Michelle Obama was a man?!

Did David Upchurch who dated Michelle Obama in high school reveal that she was really a man called Michael Robinson?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Ex-BF David Upchurch Reveals Michelle Obama Was A Man!

Some people are claiming that David Upchurch who dated Michelle Obama in high school reveal that she was really a man called Michael Robinson!

aka : JUST IN: Michelle Obama’s ex-boyfriend David Upchurch has come forward to reveal that “she” is actually a man named Michael Robinson and only became “Michelle” after meeting Barack Obama and having prospects of becoming First Lady. It’s official: Michelle Obama is a man.

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Truth : David Upchurch Never Said Michelle Obama Was A Man!

This is yet another example of fake news circulating on X (formerly Twitter), and here are the reasons why!

Fact #1 : David Upchurch Never Said Michelle Obama Was A Man!

Let me start by pointing out that David Upchurch never said that Michelle Obama was a man!

If that actually happened, it would have been reported by the media, and celebrity blogs, all over the world! Obviously, that did not happen, because David Upchurch never made such a ridiculous claim.

Unsurprisingly – none of those who made the ridiculous claim actually provided any evidence David Upchurch ever said that Michelle Obama was really born a man called Michael Robinson!

Fact #2 : David Upchurch Only Referred To Michell Obama As Female

In March 2009, David Upchurch told The Daily Mail about being Michelle Obama’s first love, and escorting her to prom.

He was not only her neighbour, he attended the same Whitney M Young High School in Chicago, Illinois, and had been going out with Michelle Robinson (her maiden name) for almost 1.5 years before taking her to prom.

I grew up with Michelle and her brother Craig. We  were neighbours, and our families were close.

When Michelle was in the middle of her junior year, we began dating and continued to date for a year-and-a-half.

David Upchurch only referred to Michelle Obama as “she”, “her”, and “Michelle”, and never claimed she was a man called Michael Robinson.

I wished the best for Michelle because she has always been a  wonderful  person. I always knew Michelle was special and would make a  difference in the world.

I cannot tell you how proud I am of her and her husband. I  have never met  Barack, but I have to say, he is a very lucky man.

Why would anyone claim that he ever said that Michelle Obama was really a man called Michael Robinson???

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Fact #3 : Michelle Obama Gave Birth To Two Girls

Claims that Michelle Obama was born a man called Michael is not only false, it’s ridiculous because she gave birth to two girls – Malia Obama and Sasha Obama.

In November 2018, Michelle Obama even opened up about her experience with infertility, revealing that she suffered a miscarriage early in their marriage. Eventually she and former President Barack Obama resorted to in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) to conceive Malia and Sasha.

For those who are wondering – transgender women cannot give birth, or suffer miscarriages, as they were born men, and lack both ovaries and uterus. And no, Malia and Sasha Obama were not adopted!

Fact #4 : Michelle Obama Was Female All Her Life

Even if you ignore the fact that she gave birth to two girls, Michelle Obama grew up as a female. Her family and friends only knew her as a girl and then, a woman. Never as a boy or a man who later became transgender.

Michelle Obama sometimes shares photos of her childhood on her Instagram account. They are all proof that she grew up as a girl, never as a boy. On the other hand, all these claims that she was born a boy called Michael Robinson has never been backed by any evidence.

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Malia Obama with her new baby sister, Sasha (2001)

Fact #4 : This Is Just Fake News About The Obamas

This is yet another example of fake news about the Barack and Michelle Obama, just like these examples:

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Can scopolamine / Devil’s Breath powder put a spell on you?!

Can scammers use scopolamine powder, also known as Devil’s Breath, to put a spell on you?! Take a look at the viral video, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Video : Woman Uses Scopolamine / Devil’s Breath To Put Spell On People!

People are sharing a video which purportedly shows a woman using long sleeves with scopolamine powder, also known as Devil’s Breath, to put a spell on people!

👆🏻Watch how she flicks her sleeves into people’s faces. She’s using Scopolomine/hyoscine powder aka Devil’s Breath.

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Scammers Can Use Scopolamine / Devil’s Breath To Induce Loss Of Memory

This is yet another example of half truths circulating on WhatsApp, and social media platforms, and here are the reasons why!

Fact #1 : Video Does Not Appear To Be Genuine

Let me start by pointing out that the viral video does not appear to be genuine. Rather, it appears to be some kind of reenactment by Vietnamese actors.

For one thing, the multiple camera angles suggest that the video was recorded using at least two cameras, and in two different locations to boot. That is pretty much impossible for genuine “caught in action” videos.

The recorded audio was also very clear, even at a distance, and the volume did not change even when the cameraman moved in closer. That suggests that the audio was recorded using a boom microphone hovering near the actors.

Fact #2 : Scopolamine Can Be Used To Induce Loss Of Memory

Scopolamine (which is also known as hyoscine, burundanga or Devil’s Breath) is obtained from nightshade plants. Medically, it is used to treat motion sickness, post-operative nausea and vomiting, among other uses.

Criminals, however, are using scopolamine to render victims unconscious, and cause amnesia – loss of memory. Scopolamine attacks are most common in Colombia, where it is estimated that there are 50,000 victims annually.

In fact, the US Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) issued a 2012 travel advisory warning about scopolamine being used to rob tourists. In March 2019, OSAC further warned that the Colombian National Police have reported an increase in thieves targeting tourists with scopolamine in major Colombian cities.

One common and particularly dangerous method that criminals use in order to rob a victim is through the use of drugs. The most common has been scopolamine.

Unofficial estimates put the number of annual scopolamine incidents in Colombia at approximately 50,000. Scopolamine can render a victim unconscious for 24 hours or more. In large doses, it can cause respiratory failure and death.

The Canadian government also issued a 2022 travel advisory (archive) which warned about the risks of being attacked with scopolamine in Colombia. Scopolamine has also been reportedly used in kidnappings, and sexual assault.

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Fact #3 : Criminals May Not Actually Be Using Scopolamine!

Despite the media frenzy over scopolamine attacks, and government advisories appearing to corroborate them, there isn’t much actual evidence to support claims that scopolamine is actually the drug being used to “zombify” or “put a spell” on people.

As Val Curran, a professor of pharmacology at UCL’s Clinical Pharmacology Unit said, in response to a tabloid story about scopolamine attacks in Paris:

You get these scare stories and they (the victims) have no toxicology, so nobody knows what it is. The idea that it is scopolamine is a bit far-fetched because it could be anything.

That’s partly because scopolamine only remains in the body for about 12 hours, with a half-life of just 4.5 hours. By the time victims wake up, traces of it may already be gone, even if they quickly seek treatment and get tested.

That does not mean that criminals are not using scopolamine to incapacitate victims. It only means that there is little, if any, evidence that scopolamine was actually used in any of those “scopolamine attacks”. It is possible that criminals are using more common drugs like Rohypnol (flunitrazepam), GHB, clonazepam, etc.

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Fact #3 : Scopolamine Attacks Usually Through Spiked Drinks

While there have been claims that criminals are throwing scopolamine in the faces of their victims, or applied it on pamphlets or items, experts have questioned those methods.

For one thing – skin absorption is low and slow – transdermal patches, for example, are used over hours and days. Even when delivered through an injection, scopolamine takes effect after 20 minutes. So throwing powder into someone’s face would not immediately cause someone to lose consciousness or memory.

It is far more likely that criminals are spiking food and drinks, or even cigarettes, with scopolamine or other drugs. That could explain why most attacks occur during dates, or in night clubs or bars, as OSAC warned:

Scopolamine is most often administered in liquid or powder form in foods and beverages. The majority of these incidents occur in night clubs and bars, and usually men, perceived to be wealthy, are targeted by young, attractive women.

It is recommended that, to avoid becoming a victim of scopolamine, a person should never accept food or beverages offered by strangers or new acquaintances, nor leave food or beverages unattended in their presence. Victims of scopolamine or other drugs should seek immediate medical attention.

In fact, anecdotal reports by victims mostly show that their last memory was drinking beer or some kind of beverage with the perpetrators, like these examples:

Here is the takeaway – you should never go to nightclubs and bars on your own, and you should never leave your food or drinks unattended, or accept food or drinks from strangers.

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Fact #4 : No Evidence Scopolamine Can Be Delivered Via Sleeves

While there are reports of criminals slipping powered drugs like scopolamine into drinks and even throwing it into the faces of their victims, there is no report of anyone actually using long sleeves impregnated with scopolamine.

An online search also showed no evidence that any criminal ever used long sleeves to deliver scopolamine or other hypnotic / psychotropic substances to a victim.

It really seems very unlikely that sleeves impregnated with scopolamine would be able to deliver a large enough dose quickly enough to incapacitate anyone, or make them amnesic.

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Bantuan Tambahan RM1000 Scam Alert!

Is the Malaysian government giving every citizen extra RM1000 through the Bantuan Tambahan financial aid?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out why it’s just a scam!

 

Bantuan Tambahan RM1000 Scam Alert!

People are sharing links to WhatsApp and Telegram groups that purportedly offer RM1000 in extra financial  aid from the Malaysian government! Here are the messages, with our English translation in bold.

Bantuan RM1000 telah dikreditkan dalam MyKad bermula hari ini.

Bantuan kerajaan melalui MyKad ini telah dilaksanakan sejak bulan May 2024.

MOHON & SEMAK https://mykad-xxxxx-xxxx.try-44.com/c/

RM1000 assistance has been credited into MyKad starting today.

Government assistance through MyKad has been implemented since May 2024.

APPLY & CHECK https://mykad-xxxxx-xxxx.try-44.com/c/

Jom claim bantuan tu sy dah claim dan success masuk kat mykad sye

Go and claim that financial aid. I have claimed mine, and successfully received the cash in my MyKad

These scams do not only appear on WhatsApp and Telegram, but also TikTok.

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Why Bantuan Tambahan RM1000 Is A Scam!

This is yet another example of FAKE NEWS circulating on WhatsApp, and social media platforms, and here are the reasons why!

Fact #1 : There Is No RM1000 Bantuan Tambahan

Let me start by pointing out that there is no such thing as the RM1000 Bantuan Tambahan financial aid from the Malaysian government.

This scam has been circulating since October 2023, with the scammers changing the name to mislead people.

On 15 October 2023, the Malaysia Ministry of Finance called it fake news, and warned people against sharing it:

THIS IS FAKE!

The Ministry of Finance stresses that information about the Rahmah Basic Aid of RM1000 in your MyKad claim is FALSE.

Be careful and don’t be easily fooled by such news on social media.

Visit the portal and follow the Ministry of Finance’s official social media channels for the latest and most accurate information.

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Fact #2 : Domain Is New + Ownership Is Hidden!

The domain used by this scam website is quite new, and was registered only on 25 October 2023. But more importantly, its ownership is hidden – a common way for scammers and other criminals to avoid being identified.

Fact #3 : This Scam Targets Your Telegram Account!

I investigated the link, and it appears to be a phishing website based on the STR 2024 scam that I debunked earlier this year.

The real STR (Sumbangan Tunai Rahmah) website will only ask you for your MyKad or user ID to check your STR 2024 status.

The scam websites, on the other hand, will ask you to submit your full name, and your mobile number.

They will send an OTP to your Telegram account, and ask you to key in the OTP to their website. This will allow them to hijack and take over your Telegram account.

To protect your Telegram account from such hijacking, please make sure you turn on Two-Step Verification!

Even if you don’t have a Telegram account, the scammers now have access to your full name and mobile number, which they can use in future scam attacks.

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Fact #3 : STR 2024 Does Not Give RM1,000 Per Month

To help the hardcore poor handle the high inflation in 2024, the Malaysia Ministry of Finance announced an increase in the amount of STR cash aid.

However, even with the increased STR 2024 cash aid, you won’t receive RM1,000 per month. That’s just insane. Here is what the government is giving for STR 2024, in quarterly payments:

Qualifying
Categories
STR 2024 Cash Aid
Household Income
≤ RM2,500
No Children : RM1,000
1-2 Children : RM1,500
3-4 Children : RM2,000
≥5 Children : RM2,500
Household Income
RM2,500 – RM5,000
No Children : RM500
1-2 Children : RM750
3-4 Children : RM1,000
≥5 Children : RM1,250
Senior (Single)
≤ RM5,000
RM600
Single
≤ RM2,500
RM350

As you can see, only the hardcore poor will get RM1,000, or more. If you are middle class, or well-to-do, you rightly will not qualify for this financial aid!

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Did AHA say 90% of vaccinated people now have heart defects?!

Did the American Heart Association say that 90% of vaccinated people now have irreversible heart defects?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : AHA Said 90% Of Vaccinated People Now Have Heart Defects!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that the American Heart Association said that 90% of vaccinated people now have irreversible heart defects!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

American Heart Association: 90% of Vaxxed Population Now Have Deadly Heart Defects

The American Heart Association (AMA) has warned that 90 percent of the vaccinated population now suffers from an irreversible heart condition caused by the COVID-19 vaccines.

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Truth : AHA Did Not Say 90% Of Vaccinated People Now Have Heart Defects!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : CKM Syndrome Is New Term For Existing Pathophysiology

Let me start by pointing out that CKM syndrome is a new term coined in October 2023 by the American Heart Association (AHA) for an existing pathophysiology.

CKM (cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic) syndrome, which is also known as cardiometabolic renal syndrome (CMR), describes the interconnections of chronic kidney disease, Type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

As this letter in the Journal of Medicine, Surgery, and Public Health explains, CKM syndrome is a common pathophysiology, rather than a disease. The AHA synopsis also calls it [an existing] pathophysiology.

In other words – it’s a new term for an existing human condition that has existed probably since humans have been around, and has nothing to do with COVID-19, or the vaccines.

Fact #2 : AHA Never Said 90% Vaccinated Are Suffering From CKM Syndrome

The People’s Voice article claimed that the American Heart Association warned that 90% of the vaccinated population now suffers from CKM syndrome. That’s not true.

It was a JAMA study which found that nearly 90% of people had at least stage one of CKM syndrome, while about 15% had advanced CKM syndrome.

Fact #3 : JAMA Study Was From 2011-2020

In addition, the JAMA study was conducted based on data of 10,000 adults between 2011 and 2020, which was before mass vaccinations with COVID-19 vaccines occurred in 2021.

In other words – the CKM syndrome study had nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. So why would anyone claim or suggest a connection between CKM syndrome and COVID-19 vaccines??? Who would be so evil as to mislead people???

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Fact #4 : COVID-19 Vaccines Do Not Cause CKM Syndrome

As mentioned earlier, CKM syndrome describes an existing interconnection of three existing human diseases.

It is therefore not surprising that the American Heart Association did not once claim or suggest that COVID-19 vaccines cause CKM syndrome. After all, it has existed (albeit unnamed) long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented!

In fact, the AMA specifically pointed out that CKM syndrome is caused by existing risk factors:

CKM syndrome most commonly originates from excess or dysfunctional adipose tissue or both.

Dysfunctional adipose tissue, particularly visceral adipose tissue, secretes proinflammatory and prooxidative products that damage arterial, cardiac, and kidney tissues.

There is nothing in the AHA synopsis to even suggest CKM syndrome has nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. In fact, the words “vaccine” and “vaccination” were not mentioned even once in the entire synopsis.

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice did not provide any evidence to back up its suggestion that CKM syndrome was caused by the spike proteins created by COVID-19 vaccines!

Fact #5 : CKM Syndrome Is Reversible

The People’s Voice article also claimed or suggested that CKM syndrome is an irreversible heart condition. Not only is CKM not a heart condition, but three different conditions, it is reversible.

In fact, the American Heart Association advisory is meant to alert people to this condition, and to inform them that treatments and lifestyle modifications can not only stop CKM syndrome from further progressing, they can reverse it as well!

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice did not provide any evidence to back up its claim that CKM syndrome is irreversible!

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Fact #6 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Is Iranian President Alive After Surviving Helicopter Crash?!

Is Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi alive after surviving the helicopter crash?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Iranian President Is Alive After Surviving Crash!

Within hours of news breaking that the helicopter carrying Ebrahim Raisi and other officials crashed, people started sharing a photo while claiming that the Iranian President is alive, after surviving the helicopter crash!

Aussie Cossack (deleted) : Iran’s President survived the helicopter crash and is en router to Tabriz in the Presidential motorcade

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Truth : Iranian President Confirmed Dead After Helicopter Crash!

This appears to be yet another example of fake news circulating on social media, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Ebrahim Raisi Was Confirmed Dead

On Sunday, 19 May 2024, the President of Iran Ebrahim Raisi arrived at the northern border between Iran and Azerbaijan, to inaugurate the Gir Galasi hydroelectric dam with the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. After that inauguration, the Iranian delegation left in a convoy of three helicopters to Tabriz.

At approximately 1:30 PM local time, the helicopter carrying the Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Governor of East Azerbaijan Malek Rahmati, and Supreme Leader Representative in East Azerbaijan Mohammad Ali Ale-Hashem, crashed shortly after some passengers made an emergency call.

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) described the crash as a “hard landing”. Even at 10:30 AM (GMT+8) on Monday 20, it was unknown if anyone was injured or killed in that crash.

An Iranian official told Reuters that rescuers were still struggling to reach the crash site, and that the lives of Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian were “at risk following the helicopter crash”.

At approximately 12:30 PM (GMT+8) on 20 May, Iranian state TV confirmed that President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and several others were killed in the helicopter crash.

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Fact #2 : Viral Photo Taken In July 2022, Not May 2024

The photo being shared as “evidence” that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi survived the helicopter crash was actually taken at Firuzkuh, Tehran on 30 July 2022 – almost 2 years ago!

That handout photo was taken and provided by the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS), and shows Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi visiting Firuzkuh after floods.

Fact #3 : Crashed Helicopter Was Bell 212, Not Mi-17

In addition, the helicopter that crashed was a US-made Bell 212 helicopter with a blue and white colour scheme.

It is a completely different helicopter from the Mi-17 seen in the July 2022 photo, which has a red and white colour scheme, and the logo of the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS).

Here is a comparison of the 2022 photo being used to mislead people, and an actual photo taken of the Bell 212 helicopter that carried Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.

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Did Israel + US Crash Iran President’s Helicopter?!

Did Israel and the United States cause the helicopter used by the President of Iran to malfunction and crash?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Israel + US Crashed Iran President’s Helicopter!

Within hours of news breaking that the helicopter carrying the Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and other officials crashed, people started sharing a message claiming that Israel and the United States caused the helicopter used by the President of Iran to malfunction and crash!

Reactions to the “purported” crash of the helicopter carrying the Iran President and other top ranking Iranian officials

📍 All the analysts believe that the President and the other ministers are probably dead by now despite rescue efforts underway to find the plane.

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No Evidence Israel + US Crashed Iran President’s Helicopter!

This appears to be yet another example of fake news circulating on WhatsApp and social media, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Unknown If Ebrahim Raisi Was Dead Or Alive At That Time

On Sunday, 19 May 2024, the President of Iran Ebrahim Raisi arrived at the northern border between Iran and Azerbaijan, to inaugurate the Gir Galasi hydroelectric dam with the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. After that inauguration, the Iranian delegation left in a convoy of three helicopters to Tabriz.

At approximately 1:30 PM local time, the helicopter carrying the Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Governor of East Azerbaijan Malek Rahmati, and Supreme Leader Representative in East Azerbaijan Mohammad Ali Ale-Hashem, crashed shortly after some passengers made an emergency call.

The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) described the crash as a “hard landing”. Even at 10:30 AM (GMT+8) on Monday 20, it was unknown if anyone was injured or killed in that crash.

An Iranian official told Reuters that rescuers were still struggling to reach the crash site, and that the lives of Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian were “at risk following the helicopter crash”.

How is it possible for anyone to know that Israel and the United States are responsible for the helicopter crash, when rescuers had not even reached the crash site that day, never mind investigate the cause of the crash at that time???

It was only at approximately 12:30 PM (GMT+8) on 20 May – almost a whole day later, that Iranian state TV confirmed that President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and several others were killed in the helicopter crash.

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Fact #2 : Two Other Helicopters Arrived Safely

The viral message claimed that Israel and the US brought down the helicopter carrying the Iranian president by [remotely] disabling its navigation system.

If there was an electronic attack on the helicopter, it would have affected the other two helicopters travelling in the same convoy. Yet the other two helicopters landed safely.

In addition, the flight crew and occupants of those two helicopters did not claim or report that there was an attack on the helicopter that crashed.

Fact #3 : Iranian State Media Blamed Bad Weather For Crash

Iranian state media did not blame Israel or the United States for the helicopter crash. Instead, Iranian state media blamed bad weather for crash, and said that the helicopter made a “hard landing” after getting into difficulties while travelling through heavy fog in the mountainous area.

The rain and heavy fog also made it extremely difficult for rescue efforts, with Iranian state TV broadcasting footage of rescuers trying to reach in the rain and fog trying to reach the crash site. Iranian state media quoted a regional army commander as saying:

The area has very cold, rainy, and foggy weather conditions. The rain is gradually turning into snow.

If the Iranians are not even blaming Israel or the United States for the crash, why would anyone claim otherwise???

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Fact #4 : No Reputable Analyst Claimed Israel / US Involvement

The viral message claimed that “the majority of analysts” or “all the analysts” believe that the helicopter crash was caused by Israel and the United States. That’s utter nonsense.

Currently, no reputable analyst has made such claims. In fact, the viral message did not even name a single analyst who made such a claim!

Fact #5 : Viral Photos Show Trident Pier In Gaza!

To make the fake message more convincing, it comes with two photos, purportedly of US Army equipment used to attack the helicopter carrying the President of Iran. That’s just utter nonsense.

For one thing – the photos were taken at the Trident pier the US military built to provide aid to the Gaza Strip – over a thousand kilometres away!

In addition, it only shows point defences protecting the pier, specifically a Counter-Rocket, Artillery, and Mortar (C-RAM) system with a 20mm Gatling gun, and the M-LIDS system which targets drones and other UAVs.

These point defence systems are very short-ranged, and cannot attack helicopters flying over a thousand kilometres away!

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Fact #6 : Russia Did Not Blame Israel + US For Iran Helicopter Crash

Finally, the viral message falsely claimed that Russian Foreign Minister said that “Israel carried out the assassination of the Iranian President under the auspices of the United States of America.”

That’s not true. Sergey Lavrov has not commented on the Iranian president’s helicopter crash, never mind blame Israel and the United States for it.

Only Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova has commented on the helicopter crash, stating:

We are closely following the reports about the passengers of the third helicopter, which carried top-ranking Iranian officials, including President Raisi.

We sincerely hope that they are alive and their lives are out of danger. Russia is ready to offer all necessary help in the search for the missing helicopter and the investigation of the accident.

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Is the new CKM syndrome caused by vaccine spike protein?!

Is the new CKM syndrome caused by the COVID-19 vaccine spike protein?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : CKM Syndrome Is Caused By Vaccine Spike Protein!

People are sharing an article (archive) by Natural News, which suggested that the new CKM syndrome is caused by the COVID-19 vaccine spike protein!

Here is an excerpt from the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Medical authorities claim 90% of population suddenly has mysterious new heart syndrome that sounds like SPIKE PROTEIN organ damage

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Truth : CKM Syndrome Is Not Caused By Vaccine Spike Protein!

This is yet another example of anti-vaccine fake news created or promoted by Natural News, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : CKM Syndrome Is New Term For Existing Pathophysiology

Let me start by pointing out that CKM syndrome is a new term coined in October 2023 by the American Heart Association for an existing pathophysiology.

CKM (cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic) syndrome, which is also known as cardiometabolic renal syndrome (CMR), describes the interconnections of chronic kidney disease, Type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

As this letter in the Journal of Medicine, Surgery, and Public Health explains, CKM syndrome is a common pathophysiology, rather than a disease. The AHA synopsis also calls it [an existing] pathophysiology.

In other words – it’s a new term for an existing human condition that has existed probably since humans have been around, and has nothing to do with COVID-19, or the vaccines.

Fact #2 : AMA Never Said Vaccine Spike Protein Causes CKM Syndrome

As mentioned earlier, CKM syndrome describes an existing interconnection of three existing human diseases.

It is therefore not surprising that the American Heart Association did not once claim or suggest that COVID-19 vaccines cause CKM syndrome. After all, it has existed (albeit unnamed) long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented!

In fact, the AMA specifically pointed out that CKM syndrome is caused by existing risk factors:

CKM syndrome most commonly originates from excess or dysfunctional adipose tissue or both.

Dysfunctional adipose tissue, particularly visceral adipose tissue, secretes proinflammatory and prooxidative products that damage arterial, cardiac, and kidney tissues.

There is nothing in the AHA synopsis to even suggest CKM syndrome has nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. In fact, the words “vaccine” and “vaccination” were not mentioned even once in the entire synopsis.

Unsurprisingly, Natural News did not provide any evidence to back up its suggestion that CKM syndrome was caused by the spike proteins created by COVID-19 vaccines!

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Fact #3 : CKM Syndrome Study Was From 2011-2020

In addition, I should point out that the JAMA study which found that nearly 90% of people had at least stage one of CKM syndrome, was conducted based on data of 10,000 adults between 2011 and 2020, which was before mass vaccinations with COVID-19 vaccines occurred in 2021.

In other words – the CKM syndrome study had nothing to do with COVID-19 vaccines. So why would anyone claim or suggest a connection between CKM syndrome and COVID-19 vaccines??? Who would be so evil as to mislead people???

Fact #4 : CKM Syndrome Has Nothing To Do With Vaccines

The official AHA definition of CKM health stages also clearly show that CKM syndrome has nothing to do with vaccines of any kind:

Stage 0 : No CKM health risk factors

Individuals without overweight/obesity, metabolic risk factors (hypertension, hypertriglyceridemia, MetS, diabetes), CKD, or subclinical/clinical CVD

Stage 1: Excess and/or dysfunctional adiposity

Individuals with overweight/obesity, abdominal obesity, or dysfunctional adipose tissue, without the presence of other metabolic risk factors or CKD
– BMI ≥25 kg/m2 (or ≥23 kg/m2 if Asian ancestry)
– Waist circumference ≥88/102 cm in women/men (or if Asian ancestry, ≥80/90 cm in women/men) and/or
– Fasting blood glucose ≥100–124 mg/dL or HbA1c between 5.7% and 6.4%*

The following conceptual diagram for pathophysiology underlying cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic (CKM) syndrome also shows that COVID-19 vaccines have no involvement at all!

So why would anyone ever claim or suggest that spike proteins from the COVID-19 vaccines cause CKM syndrome???

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Fact #5 : COVID-19 Infections Produce Far More Spike Proteins!

I should also point out that COVID-19 vaccines do not multiply, and can only induce a limited number of cells to produce the spike protein.

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, on the other hand, is peppered with spike proteins and creates new viruses with spike proteins with every cell it infects. On top of that, the SARS-CoV-2 virus can spread through the body, delivering spike proteins wherever it goes.

If the spike proteins are the problem, as the Natural News article suggests, then a COVID-19 infection poses a far greater threat than the COVID-19 vaccine!

Fact #6 : Natural News Is Known For Fake News

Natural News is a far-right, anti-vaccination conspiracy theory and fake news website that is known for publishing / promoting pseudoscience, disinformation, and far-right extremism.

Writing in the journal Vaccine, Anna Kata identified Natural News as one of numerous websites spreading “irresponsible health information”. According to John Banks, Natural News founder Mike Adams uses “pseudoscience to sell his lies” and is “seen as generally a quack and a shill by science bloggers.”

Dr. David Gorski called Natural News “one of the most wretched hives of scum and quackery on the Internet,” and the most “blatant purveyor of the worst kind of quackery and paranoid anti-physician and anti-medicine conspiracy theories anywhere on the Internet”.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from Natural News.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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John Barnett Autopsy Confirms Suicide, Conspiracists Wrong!

Conspiracists were just proven wrong (again!) when the autopsy of John Barnett showed that the Boeing whistleblower did indeed commit suicide!

 

Claim : John Barnett Did Not Commit Suicide!

Right after news broke that John Barnett was found dead in his truck outside a Holiday Inn in Charleston, some people immediately suggested that the Boeing whistleblower might have been assassinated to prevent his testimony against the aerospace giant.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr : John Barnett worked for Boeing for 32 years. The company worked to destroy his life after he exposed safety concerns. I’m proud that my sister Rory worked to tell his story in her award winning documentary Downfall: The Case Against Boeing. Boeing killed 346 people out of greed. Let’s hope there is a genuine investigation of John Barnett’s “suicide.”

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Truth : John Barnett Was Alone When He Committed Suicide!

Here is what you need to know about John Barnett’s unfortunate death, and why he committed suicide, and was not assassinated…

Fact #1 : John Barnett Committed Suicide

On Friday, 17 May 2024, both the Charleston Police Department and the Charleston County Coroner’s Office separately concluded their extensive investigations, and both issued reports that concluded that John Barnett committed suicide.

John Barnett had been in Charleston, South Carolina, to give his testimony against his former employer – the embattled aerospace giant, Boeing, when he was found dead from a gunshot wound in his truck, in the parking lot of his hotel, a Holiday Inn. He was 62 years old when he died.

The reports released by the police and the coroner, included nearly 100 pages of incident reports, a 911 recording from the hotel worker who found Barnett, and a photo of the note that Barnett left behind. Ultimately, it has been confirmed that John Barnett committed suicide, and he was alone in his truck:

  • investigators found him alone and locked inside his truck, with the key fob in his pants pocket,
  • there was no sign of forced entry, or a physical struggle,
  • his phone and hotel key card showed no suspicious activity,
  • his truck was undisturbed until the discovery of his body the next morning,
  • the ballistics report showed that the bullet was “fired by the firearm located in the victim’s hand”, and
  • the silver Smith and Wesson handgun was registered to Barnett, and legally purchased in 2000,

The report from Charleston County Coroner Bobbi Jo O’Neal read, “All findings were consistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound“, and concluded that the manner of death is best deemed “suicide“.

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Fact #2 : John Barnett Left A Suicide Note

The police investigation also revealed that a notebook with Barnett’s fingerprints were found next to him, together with “what amounts to a suicide note”, and that only his fingerprints were found on the suicide note.

Comprehensive fingerprint analysis confirmed Mr. Barnett’s fingerprints on the notebook. Three prints were inconclusive due to insufficient detail for identification. All fingerprints on the page containing the note were identified as Mr. Barnett’s.

The police also shared a photo of the handwritten suicide note, with a jumble of thoughts written in three different orientations:

I can’t do this any longer!!! Enough!! Boeing!!! Family & friends I love you all

And I wasn’t stoned when I wrote this… really!

Trump 2024

American come together or die!! I pray the motherfucker that destroyed my life pay!!! I pray Boeing pays!!!

Bury me face down so Boeing and their lying ass leaders can kiss my ass

To my family and friends, I found my purpose! I’m at peace! I love you more

P.S. The entire system for whistleblowers protection is fucked up too!!

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Fact #3 : John Barnett Was Alone When He Committed Suicide

Conspiracists have been claiming or suggesting that John Barnett was somehow assassinated to prevent his testimony against Boeing, never mind the fact that his testimony is already on the record.

Fortunately, investigators were able to recover surveillance footage which showed that John Barnett was alone when he committed suicide:

  • On March 8, Barnett entered the Holiday Inn alone at 7:26 PM, and went to his room at 7:36 PM, and left the building by himself at 8:37 PM.
  • His Dodge Ram was seen backing into a parking lot at 8:45 PM, and remained stationary throughout the night, and into the morning of March 9.
  • No one else entered or exited the truck, and no one approached the truck, in the surveillance footage.
  • The truck’s brake lights blinked on and off at around 7:20 AM on March 9. A Holiday Inn worker told police officers he heard a “pop” sound that morning, but didn’t think anything of it.

Mr. Barnett’s vehicle was captured on video reversing into a parking space at 8:45 p.m., where it remained stationary until it was discovered by officers the following morning. Throughout the night, there was no video evidence of anyone interacting with the vehicle, entering it, or the vehicle leaving its parking spot.

John Barnett’s attorneys called him at around 9 AM. When he didn’t answer, they called the hotel and asked for a welfare check. Hotel employees searched the hotel and parking lot, which was when they found Barnett dead in his truck, which was locked.

Thanks to the surveillance footage, the investigators can conclusively prove that John Barnett committed suicide, and was not “assassinated” by Boeing, or the Deep State, the New World Order, the Illuminati, or the bogeyman of the day.

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Fact #4 : John Barnett Had Mental Health Challenges

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office looked at John Barnett’s medical records, and interviewed his family members, attorneys, and people connected to him.

Its report described how John Bartnett was under chronic stress because of the whistleblower case, and that he was suffering from anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, while grieving the 2022 death of his wife.

Regardless of what he may have told his family and friends earlier, the preponderance of evidence show that John Barnett took his own life.

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Are UN Troops Being Deployed In The United States?!

Are thousands of UN troops being deployed in the United States in anticipation of civil unrest?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : UN Troops Are Being Deployed In The United States!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that thousands of UN troops are being deployed in the United States in anticipation of civil unrest!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

UN Troops To Be Deployed Across U.S. As Pentagon Prepares for ‘Civil Unrest’

The Biden regime has agreed to allow thousands of UN troops to be deployed across the U.S. in anticipation of mass civil unrest in America.

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Truth : UN Troops Are Not Being Deployed In The United States!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : UN Does Not Have Its Own Troops

The claim that the UN is smuggling troops into the United States is just absurd. For one thing – the United Nations does not have any troops to speak of. It has no standing army of soldiers.

In fact, the United Nations rely on soldiers contributed by the national armies of individual countries, who are seconded to the UN for specific peacekeeping duties.

Fact #2 : UN Resolution Required To Deploy Troops

While these troops are under the command and control of the UN, they can only be deployed when there is UN Security Council resolution authorizing them to do so.

The UN can only deploy military personnel when there is a UN Security Council resolution authorizing them to do so.

The Security Council will say how many military personnel are required, and UN Headquarters will liaise with the Member States to identify personnel and deploy them.

Fact #3 : UN Is Not Deploying Troops In United States

Obviously, the UN Security Council did not approve any resolution to deploy troops in the United States, so it is impossible for any country to allocate soldiers for such an endeavour!

If the UN Security Council ever voted to deploy troops in the US, it would have been reported worldwide. Yet, no legitimate media outlet reported on such a shocking and unprecedented event because… it never happened!

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice article provided no evidence to back up its claims!

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Fact #4 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

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Was Robert Fico shot for rejecting WHO Pandemic Treaty?!

Was Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico shot for rejecting the WHO Pandemic Treaty?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Robert Fico Was Shot For Rejecting WHO Pandemic Treaty!

Right after Robert Fico was shot multiple times in the central Slovak town of Handlova, some people claimed or suggested that the Prime Minister of Slovakia was shot for rejecting the WHO Pandemic Treaty!

Concerned Citizen : 🚨 🇸🇰 Breaking: Slovakia

The Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico has just been shot in public.

This comes only days after Fico formally & publicly rejected The WHO Global Pandemic Accord ‼️

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Truth : Robert Fico Was Not Shot For Rejecting WHO Pandemic Treaty!

This is yet another example of fake news / misinformation circulating on social media, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Assassination Attempt Was Politically Motivated

First, let me just point out that Robert Fico was not shot because he was against the WHO Pandemic Treaty.

On 15 May 2024, Robert Fico was greeting people outside the House of Culture in Handlova, when a gunman fired five shots at him, hitting him in the abdomen, head and chest. The gunman, who was later identified as 71 year-old Juraj Cintula from Levice, was immediately detained by Fico’s security detail.

Both Defense Minister Robert Kaliňák and Interior Minister Matúš Šutaj Eštok called the shooting “politically motivated,” with Šutaj Eštok saying that “the suspect made the decision to do it shortly after the presidential election,” which ended just last month – on 6 April 2024.

Juraj Cintula frequented events organised by the pro-Russian paramilitary group, Slovenski branci (Slovakian Recruits), and praised the group and its anti-immigration stance multiple times on social media.

There is no evidence that Juraj Cintula was inspired to shoot Robert Fico because he was against the WHO Pandemic Treaty. In fact – none of those who made those suggestions or claims ever provided any evidence to back them up!

Fact #2 : Peter Kotlár Rejected WHO Pandemic Treaty Recently

I should also point out that Robert Fico did not recently “formally and publicly rejected” the WHO Pandemic Treaty, as some people have claimed or suggested.

It was Peter Kotlár, the Slovak Government Plenipotentiary for the COVID-19 pandemic, who formally and publicly rejected the “current version” of the WHO Pandemic Treaty on 10 May 2024.

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Fact #3 : Robert Fico Did Not Outright Reject WHO Pandemic Treaty

Robert Fico is a politician, and like all politicians, they have a way of speaking in a way that offers a way out. So we have to examine carefully what he said.

Even though Robert Fico has said that he is against the WHO Pandemic Treaty months ago, he never actually rejected it outright. Here is the English translation of the video that people share of him “rejecting” the WHO Pandemic Treaty:

I also declare very clearly that SMER (Slovakian Social Democracy) will not support strengthening the powers of the World Health Organization at the expense of sovereign states in managing the fight against pandemics.

If you carefully read what he said, you will realise that Robert Fico never actually said that he was rejecting the WHO Pandemic Treaty. He only said that the SMER party will not support expanding the powers of the WHO, at the expense of the state’s right to tackle future pandemics.

In other words, it very much sounds like Robert Fico is okay with WHO gaining more powers, as long as Slovakia still retains the right to tackle future pandemics its own way. And that brings us to this next point…

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Fact #4 : WHO Pandemic Treaty Does Not Affect Sovereignty!

If you download and read the zero draft, or any of the Pandemic Treaty’s draft agreements, you will realise that WHO Member States will continue to have the right to “determine and manage” their own healthcare initiatives, including how to tackle future pandemics!

In fact, the issue of sovereignty was addressed at least three times in the latest April 2024 draft:

… reaffirming the principle of sovereignty of States in addressing public health matters,

Recalling the sovereign right of States over their biological resources…

… the sovereign right of States to adopt, legislate and implement legislation, within their jurisdiction, in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, the WHO Constitution and the principles of international law, and their sovereign rights over their biological resources;

Only those who did not read any of the draft agreements will remain unaware that the WHO Pandemic Treaty would not affect any country’s sovereignty!

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Did Scientists Confirm COVID Vaccines Cause Autism In Rats?!

Did scientists confirm that COVID-19 vaccines caused autism in lab rats?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Scientists Confirm COVID Vaccines Cause Autism In Rats!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that the WEF just ordered governments to ban cash, except for VIP elites!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Scientists Confirm COVID Vaccines Cause Autism in Lab Rats

An official new study published in Neurochemical Research has found that lab rats who were given the Pfizer COVID vaccine developed ‘autism-like’ traits.

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Truth : Scientists Did Not Confirm COVID Vaccines Cause Autism In Rats!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : It Was A Study On Lab Rats

The People’s Voice suggested that the study “raises an alarm” about the possibility of COVID-19 vaccines causing autism in human pregnancies. That’s nonsense.

The paper from Turkey by Mumim Alper Erdogan et. al., which is called Prenatal Exposure to COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine BNT162b2 Induces Autism-Like Behaviors in Male Neonatal Rats: Insights into WNT and BDNF Signaling Perturbations, is available for public access (archive).

As the title points out – the Turkish study was conducted on rats, specifically Wistar rats. Therefore, the results obviously do not translate to actual human beings.

While rats are mammals too, they are not miniature human beings, and respond differently to chemicals, drugs, and yes, vaccines too. Therefore, the results of any animal study should not be used to draw any conclusions about human beings.

… it’s vital to note these insights come primarily from animal studies, limiting their direct applicability to humans. Further human clinical research is required to confirm these findings.

It’s imperative to recognize the limitations of our research, given that it relies on animal models. Caution should be exercised in generalizing these results to humans.

If the study authors themselves pointed out that the results should not be generalised to humans, why would The People’s Voice suggest otherwise???

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Fact #2 : Authors Warned Against Drawing Conclusions

I should also point out that the authors of this study themselves warned against drawing any conclusions about whether the Pfizer vaccine causes autism in human beings. So why should The People’s Voice suggest otherwise???

It’s imperative to recognize the limitations of our research, given that it relies on animal models. Caution should be exercised in generalizing these results to humans. Further rigorous clinical studies are required to confirm these observations in human populations and to ascertain the exact mechanisms at play.

Fact #3 : Pfizer Vaccine Dose Was Extremely High

To conduct their experiments, the Turkish researchers impregnated 15 female Wistar rats, splitting them into two groups – 7 receiving a saline solution (control group), and 8 receiving the Pfizer mRNA vaccine. However, it does not appear that the rats were given the appropriate dosage of the Pfizer vaccine.

Human adults receive 30 μg of the Pfizer vaccine in each dose. Given that the average female adult weight is 77.5 kg / 170.8 pounds (per CDC), and the average Wistar rat in that experiment weighed about 220 grams, each female rat should have received only 0.085 μg – 1/352th of the human dose.

Instead, each female Wistar rat was injected with 30 μg of the Pfizer mRNA vaccine – equivalent to 10,560 μg in human dosage, or 352 vaccine doses in one shot. This was the same problem we saw with an earlier Belgian study on the Pfizer vaccine causing turbo cancer.

This decision to use such a high dose of the Pfizer vaccine (in relative terms) makes the experiment a poor reflection of actual vaccine safety in human beings. Anything taken at such high doses would likely be toxic. Even water, when taken in large amounts, is toxic to humans.

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Fact #4 : Study Did Not Test COVID-19 Infection

The study suggested in its introduction that the spike protein – whether produced by “natural viral infection” or “post vaccination” may potentially cause “neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism”.

There are theoretical postulates suggesting that the biosynthesis of the spike protein, either through natural viral infection or post-vaccination, could induce neuroinflammation and elicit alterations in synaptic plasticity [5, 6]. These proposed changes might exert effects on brain development and have potential contributions to neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism [7].

Unfortunately, the study did not test that hypothesis by testing to see if COVID-19 infections can also cause similar changes in the progeny of pregnant Wistar rats. So it is impossible to know if it was a component in the Pfizer vaccine, or the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, that caused those changes in the rat babies.

Think about this – if it was really the spike protein that caused those changes, then the benefits of vaccination would still outweigh the risks. After all, COVID-19 vaccines only create a limited number of spike protein analogues to trigger the immune system into learning how to create antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

On the other hand, the actual COVID-19 infection will create an unlimited number of SARS-CoV-2 viruses – each covered with spike proteins! The longer the COVID-19 infection persists, the more cells are infected to produce more SARS-CoV-2 viruses… and yes, more spike proteins!

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Fact #5 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Pfizer Give Employees A Different COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Did Pfizer give its employees a different COVID-19 vaccine from what it supplied to countries around the world?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Pfizer Gave Employees A Different COVID-19 Vaccine!

People are sharing a screenshot of an email, claiming or suggesting that it shows Pfizer giving its employees and contractors a different COVID-19 vaccine from what it supplied to countries around the world!

Infowars : Pfizer Whistleblower Leaks Company Email Offering “Separate and Distinct” COVID-19 Vaccines to Workers

Leaked Email: “The vaccine doses to be used for this program are separate and distinct from those committed by Pfizer to governments around the world and will not impact supply to national governments in any way.”

Whistleblower warns: “I know we employees at Pfizer were receiving different vaccines and/or placebos and this was the word around my site when I worked there.”

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Truth : Pfizer Did Not Give Employees A Different COVID-19 Vaccine!

This is yet another fake news created or promoted by anti-vaccine supporters, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : The Email Was Sent To Many People

First, let me point out that the “leaked email” wasn’t some top secret email that Pfizer did not want you to know.

It was actually sent out to all “on-site essential employees and contractors” working at Pfizer’s Pearl River research campus. In fact, the email stated clearly that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was being offered to all “site-essential” workers and contractors at Pfizer Global Supply, Worldwide Research, Development, and Medical / Global Product Development sites across the world.

I am pleased to inform you that we will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to eligible on-site essential colleagues and contractors over the next several weeks. As you are aware, Site-essential colleagues are the colleagues and contractors based at PGS [Pfizer Global Supply] and WRDM/GPD [Worldwide Research, Development, and Medical / Global Product Development] sites whose presence is required at a Pfizer location to ensure supply of our medicines and vaccines, critical research and development programs continue, and to maintain and keep secure our labs and buildings as defined by site management.

That means all those workers and contractors – thousands of them across the world, received a similar email, offering the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

In short – this wasn’t a secret at all. It appears that someone only dredged it up in 2024 because anti-vaccine supporters failed to prove that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was killing millions of people like they have been claiming over the past 3 years…

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Fact #2 : It Was The Same Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

The “leaked” email itself did not claim that Pfizer was giving its workers and contractors a different or special version of its mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. It only stated that the vaccine doses used in this vaccination program is “separate and distinct” from those vaccine doses that Pfizer already committed to governments across the world.

In other words – Pfizer reserved these vaccine doses for its essential workers and contractors, instead of diverting them from batches that were already committed to governments across the world. That’s why the email clearly stated that these vaccine doses will not impact supply to those governments.

The vaccine doses to be used for this program are separate and distinct from those committed by Pfizer to governments around the world and will not impact supply to national governments in any way.

To be fair – it is possible that English may not be the first language for those who read that and understood it differently…

What’s clear is that – those were the same Pfizer mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 that everyone around the world received. They were just reserved for essential Pfizer employees and contractors, and not taken from supply already promised to world governments.

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Fact #3 : Only One Pfizer mRNA Vaccine Was Approved In Jan 2021

Making a COVID-19 vaccine isn’t like making a cocktail. You can’t just make a different COVID-19 vaccine, and use it, without getting it first approved by the FDA in the United States.

Obviously, only one Pfizer mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 was approved by the US FDA when this email was sent out on January 8, 2021.

And those who claim or suggested that Pfizer gave its employees and contractors a different COVID-19 vaccine have never provided any actual evidence to prove that.

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Did WEF Just Order Governments To Ban Cash?!

Did the WEF just order governments to ban cash, except for VIP elites?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : WEF Just Ordered Governments To Ban Cash!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that the WEF just ordered governments to ban cash, except for VIP elites!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

‘100% Digital’: WEF Orders Govt’s To Outlaw Cash For ‘Non-Licensed Individuals’

Using cash to make anonymous purchases that are not monitored by the central bank’s invasive monitoring system will soon the reserved for VIP elites who hold licenses to use cash, if we allow Klaus Schwab’s World Economic Forum to roll out their carefully laid plans.

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Truth : WEF Did Not Order Governments To Ban Cash!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : WEF Did Not Order Governments To Ban Cash!

Let me start by quickly pointing out that the WEF (World Economic Forum) did not order governments to ban or outlaw cash, and limit its use to only VIP elites with the licence to use cash.

If the WEF actually did that, it would have been widely reported all over the world. Yet no legitimate media outlet reported such a shocking development… because it never happened!

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice never provided any evidence that the WEF ever ordered any government to ban or outlaw cash, or restrict its use to people with the licence to use cash!

It is also ludicrous for The People’s Voice to claim that cash will be reserved only for licensed individuals to use. How will they use cash, if everyone else has been banned from using it??? How idiotic!

Fact #2 : Khalid Humaidan Does Not Speak For WEF

The People’s Voice article insinuated or suggested that Khalid Humaidan was speaking for the WEF (World Economic Forum). That’s just utter nonsense.

Khalid Humaidan is the governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, and does not speak for or represent the WEF.

Speaking at the WEF’s Special Meeting on Global Collaboration, Growth and Energy Development on Sunday, 5 May 2024, he only said that it was Bahrain’s goal to replace cash with CBDC (Central Bank Digital Currencies), and go “one hundred percent digital”.

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Fact #3 : Khalid Humaidan Said Central Bank Will Have Smaller Role

On top of that, Khalid Humaidan actually pointed out that the Central Bank of Bahrain will have a smaller role with CBDCs than it had with cash! After all, it is the private sector that plays a big role with the rolling out of these CBDCs:

We know in the past when it comes to cash, central bankers were very much in control with all aspects of cash, and now we’re comfortable to the point where the private sector plays a big role in the printing of the cash, in the distribution of the cash, and with the private sector we use interest rates to manage the supply of cash.

The same thing is likely to happen with CBDC. Yes, the central bank will have a role, but at some point in time — the same way we don’t call it ‘central bank cash’ — we’re probably going to stop calling it central bank digital currency.

It’s going to be a digital form of the cash, and at some point in time hopefully we will be able to be one hundred percent digital.

That’s why Humaidan said that these digital currencies should no longer be called CBDCs – because central banks will play a much more limited role, than they did with actual cash!

In short – while digital cash is traceable, central banks will have far less control over it, not more.

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Fact #4 : Cash Won’t Be Eliminated As Long As People Want It

Speaking at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Summit in March 2023, European Central Bank president Christine Lagarde pointed out that cash will always be around, as digital currencies will never be as anonymous as cash.

Is it [digital euro] going to be as private as cash? No. A digital currency will never be as anonymous and as protecting of privacy in many respects as cash, which is why cash will always be around.

If people want to use cash in some countries or in some transactions, cash should be available.

A digital currency is an alternative, is another means of payment and will not provide exactly the same level of privacy and anonymity as cash, but will be pretty close in terms of complete neutrality in relation to the data.

However, if people choose to use digital cash because it’s safer and more convenient, then there will be less cash. That has already been the case in many countries, like China, India and South Korea.

Eventually, cash could be eliminated in favour of digital currencies, but it will not happen because central banks “ban” cash. It will only happen if people want to use digital currencies instead of physical cash.

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Fact #5 : WEF Screenshot Is Fake

The cover image used by The People’s Voice article and video has a screenshot which purportedly shows the World Economic Forum (WEF) posting on X (formerly Twitter) that:

Nothing to hide? Nothing to fear! It’s time to BAN cash

That is most definitely a fake screenshot, because there is no such post on X by the WEF.

If the WEF actually posted such a shocking post, it would have been reported by the worldwide media. But of course, that didn’t happen, because the WEF never posted it!

Yet again, and unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice article provided no evidence that such a post ever existed!

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Fact #6 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Trump propose death penalty for pro-Palestine protestors?!

Did Donald Trump just call for the death penalty for pro-Palestine protestors?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Trump Proposed Death Penalty For Pro-Palestine Protestors!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that Donald Trump just called for the death penalty for pro-Palestine college campus protestors!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

‘Raging Lunatics’: Trump Proposes Death Penalty For Pro-Palestine Campus Protesters

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for the death penalty for pro-Palestine college campus protesters, describing them as “raging lunatics and Hamas sympathizers,” and declaring “we can’t let them do this to our country.”

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Truth : Trump Did Not Propose Death Penalty For Pro-Palestine Protestors!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Trump Did Not Propose Death Penalty For Pro-Palestine Supporters!

Let me start by quickly pointing out that Donald Trump did not call for the death penalty for pro-Palestine college campus protestors!

If he actually said that, it would have been widely reported all over the world, and condemned by both Republicans and Democrats, as well as independents alike. Yet no legitimate media outlet reported such a shocking development… because it never happened!

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice never provided any evidence that Donald Trump called for the death penalty for pro-Palestine college campus protestors!

Fact #2 : Trump Death Penalty Quote Was From 2018!

The truth is – The People’s Voice used a 2018 quote by Donald Trump, who called for the death penalty right after a gunman killed 11 people at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27, 2018.

Hours later, Trump called for the death penalty for the gunman, Robert Bowers, while campaigning for Rep. Mike Bost in Illinois that same day.

Through the centuries, the Jews have endured terrible persecution. You know that. We’ve all read it. We’ve studied it. They’ve gone through a lot. Those seeking [the Jews] destruction, we will seek their destruction.

And when you have crimes like this, whether it’s this one or another one on another group, we have to bring back the death penalty. They have to pay the ultimate price. They have to pay the ultimate price. They can’t do this. They can’t do this to our country. We must draw a line in the sand and say very strongly: Never again.

– Donald Trump, October 27, 2018, Illinois

To be clear – Trump made those remarks about Robert Bowers in 2018, and not about the pro-Palestine campus college protestors!

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Fact #3 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Trudeau Order Military To Arrest Conspiracy Theorists?!

Did Justin Trudeau just order the Canadian military to arrest conspiracy theorists to put in re-education camps?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Trudeau Orders Military To Arrest Conspiracy Theorists!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that Justin Trudeau ordered the Canadian military to round-up conspiracy theorists to put in re-education camps!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Trudeau Orders Military To Round Up ‘Conspiracy Theorists’ In Reeducation Camps

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has ordered the Canadian military to track and trace so-called “conspiracy theorists” who disapprove of his WEF-inspired agenda as the global elite’s war against dissenters goes into overdrive.

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Truth : Trudeau Did Not Order Military To Round-Up Conspiracy Theorists!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Justin Trudeau Did Not Order Military To Round-Up Conspiracy Theorists!

Let me start by quickly pointing out that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did not order the Canadian military to arrest conspiracy theorists, to put into re-education camps.

If that actually occurred, it would have been widely reported all over the world. Yet no legitimate media outlet reported such a shocking development… because it never happened!

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice never actually provided any evidence Justin Trudeau ordered the military to arrest conspiracy theorists, much less stuff them into non-existent re-education camps!

Fact #2 : That Was Just A Heat Wave Exercise

The truth is – the Canadian Armed Forces conducted an extreme heat scenario exercise in Huron County, Ontario, from May 3-5, 2024.

According to Major Paul Pickering of the 31 Canadian Brigade Group, the exercise will simulate a realistic scenario that involves a 13-day heat wave, with a severe storm that causes power outages, damage to infrastructure and homes, as well as water shortages.

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In that exercise called Trillium Venture, the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police officers and soldiers from the 31 Canadian Brigade Group knocked on people’s doors to perform “wellness checks”. According to the Huron OPP press release:

Members of the public will see the deployment of Domestic Response Companies (DRCs) and Territorial Battalion Group (TBG) sustainment equipment, and vehicles to validate the ability to deploy and sustain in real time.

This is being done to create a more challenging, realistic training exercise, and will see soldiers conducting fire training, wellness checks, simulated search and rescue operations, cooling centre establishment, as well as other related activities.

No one was arrested, much less sent to re-education camps!

Yet again, The People’s Voice article failed to provide any evidence that the soldiers and police officers in exercise Trillium Venture actually arrested conspiracy theorists to put in re-education camps!

Fact #3 : Justin Trudeau Screenshot Is Fake

The cover image used by The People’s Voice article and video has a screenshot which purportedly shows the Justin Trudeau posting on X (formerly Twitter) that:

Hate speech terrorists have NO rights!

That is most definitely a fake screenshot, because there is no such post on X by Justin Trudeau.

If Justin Trudeau actually posted such a shocking tweet, it would have been reported by the worldwide media. But of course, that didn’t happen, because Justin Trudeau never posted it!

In addition, Justin Trudeau has a grey checkmark, not a blue one as seen in the fake tweet. This is yet another fake / edited screenshot created or posted by The People’s Voice!

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Fact #6 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Barron Trump Vow To Destroy New World Order?!

Did Barron Trump vow to destroy the New World Order like his father, Donald Trump?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Barron Trump Vowed To Destroy New World Order!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed Barron Trump vowed to destroy the New World Order as he enters the political arena!

Here is an excerpt of the (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

18-Yr-Old Barron Trump Vows To Destroy The ‘New World Order’ As He Enters Political Arena

Barron Trump has vowed to continue his father’s political legacy and destroy the New World Order as he enters the political arena for the first time at the age of just 18 years.

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Truth : Barron Trump Did Not Vow To Destroy New World Order!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Barron Trump Did Not Vow To Destroy New World Order

The People’s Voice article claimed in its title that Barron Trump vowed to destroy the New World Order. That’s not true – Barron Trump has made no comments on the New World Order.

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice article has provided no evidence that Barron Trump ever made any comments

Fact #2 : Barron Trump Was Picked To Be A Delegate

Barron Trump did not actually “volunteer” to be a delegate. He was picked by the Republican Party of Florida as one of its delegates to the Republican National Convention on Wednesday night, 8 May 2024.

Fact #3 : Barron Trump Declined To Be A Delegate

Two days after being chosen to be a Florida delegate, Barron Trump declined the offer, citing “prior commitments” according to Melania Trump’s office.

While Barron is honored to have been chosen as a delegate by the Florida Republican Party, he regretfully declines to participate due to prior commitment.

So much for The People’s Voice article’s claim that Barron Trump has “vowed” to continue his father’s political legacy and destroy the New World Order. LOL!

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Fact #4 : Donald Trump Never Spoke About Destroying New World Order

There is no reason for Barron Trump to “vow” to continue his father’s political legacy and destroy the New World Order, when Donald Trump himself never spoke about doing that!

In fact, as President of the United States, Donald Trump was literally part of the Deep State and the New World Order that conspiracy theorists and conspiracists have been raging about!

Just because he lost the 2020 Presidential Election does not mean he wasn’t once part of what conspiracists call “The New World Order” and/or “The Deep State”. And Donald Trump is fighting to become President again, and part of that New World Order and Deep State…

Fact #6 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did US impose sanctions on Malaysia as State Sponsor of Terror?!

Did the US just impose sanctions on Malaysia, after listing it as a state sponsor of terror?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : US Imposed Sanctions On Malaysia As State Sponsor Of Terror!

This message has gone viral on WhatsApp, claiming that the US just imposed sanctions on Malaysia, after listing it as a state sponsor of terror!

Reuters , 10th May- U.S has imposed sanctions on four Malaysian based companies, making it the first country in SEA to be listed as a state sponsor of terror, this comes after officials from the U.S State Department arrived in Malaysia over the week and held discussions with Malaysian officials including Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim.

According to sources who spoke under the condition of anonymity, the conversation between U.S officials and Malaysian officials were bitter and short as U.S attempts to curb Iran and its proxies of financing in the region.

According to the source who familiar with discussions, U.S officials have said to request Malaysian officials to tone down their support for Hamas and Gaza both publicly and privately and impose anti-terrorism measures.

In recent days the State Department has accused Malaysia of helping Iran to sell its sanctioned oil via ship-to-ship transfers in Malaysian waters and using sanctions busting methods to obscure the origin of Iranian oil.

According to sanctions official Nelson McBride “ We have seen in recent months on how Malaysia is playing a vital role in terrorist financing with Iran, Russia and Hamas. This include allowing terrorist individuals to access Malaysian banking system for the purposes of money laundering, allowing ship-to-ship transfers of oil in its waters and promoting terrorist groups like Hamas in the country.”

He further added that he found it strange on how Malaysia is able to export more oil than it produces, “ I find it quite strange that Malaysia which produces 300,000 barrels/month are able to export nearly 6,000,000 barrels/month to China and India. It far exceeds their production capacity.”

U.S State Department officials also commented that they will be monitoring closely the situation in Malaysia in the coming months and have said the U.S will not hesitate to impose harsher economic crippling sanctions on Malaysia if needed to.😟

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Truth : US Did Not Impose Sanctions On Malaysia As State Sponsor Of Terror!

This is yet another example of fake news circulating on WhatsApp, and social media, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : US Did Not Impose Sanctions On Malaysia!

First, let me point out that the US government has not imposed sanctions on Malaysia, nor has it labelled Malaysia as a State Sponsor of Terror. If that happened, it would have been major news, covered widely across the world!

Yet, there was no such coverage by the mainstream media. Neither was there any announcement by the US government, nor the Malaysian government.

Fact #2 : Reuters Denied The Viral Report

On 11 May 2024, Reuters denied posting the viral news report, stating:

Any claims that Reuters reported that Malaysia is the first country in Southeast Asia to be listed by the United States as a state sponsor of terror are false. Reuters did not report this.

When I searched earlier, I could also find no such report by Reuters, or any other news agency for the matter.

Fact #3 : US Embassy Called It Fake News

On 11 May 2024, the US embassy in Kuala Lumpur labelled it as fake news, stating:

FAKE NEWS ALERT: The United States has not imposed any new sanctions on Malaysian companies nor listed Malaysia as a state sponsor of terror. The hoax below circulating on WhatsApp and other social media is fake news.

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Fact #4 : Malaysia Government Confirmed It As Fake News

On 11 May 2024, Malaysia Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil confirmed (translated) that the viral message is fake news:

I have received a viral message claiming Malaysia is the first ASEAN country to be sanctioned by the United States.

Based on the denial of the Reuters Press Team on X, and the confirmation I received from the US Embassy, I confirmed that the viral message is false.

Fact #5 : Four Companies In Malaysia Were Sanctioned In 2023

The US government only imposed sanctions on four companies based in Malaysia, which were accused of helping Iran produce drones. However, those sanctions were limited to those four companies, and were imposed last year – in December 2023.

The viral fake news may have been “triggered” by the US Treasury’s Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Brian Nelson’s interview at the American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, 9 May 2024, in which he told the Malaysian media that those sanctions had been impactful:

This is a powerful tool that we find is effective, in the context of most of this activity is designed to drive profit or provide capital for ongoing operations, and our sanctions have the ability to disrupt both of those features. So from that perspective, we think of course that it’s impactful.

Nelson also confirmed that he had a meeting with Malaysia Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution over the matter.

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Fact #6 : Malaysia Rebuffed US On Iran Oil Sales

Brian Nelson also brought up the issue of Malaysian companies being involved in the sale of Iranian oil with Home Minister Saifuddin Nasution:

I would only say we have seen and we’ve promulgated some sort of guidance to the (Malaysian) marine sector about the type of services that they are engaging in.

These are ship-to-ship transfers, particularly at night, which we see from time to time. They are really designed to obfuscate the origin of the commodity, in this case, Iranian oil.

Nasution told Nelson that Malaysia will only recognise sanctions imposed by the United Nations, and not by individual countries like the United States:

I emphasised that we will only recognise sanctions if they are imposed by the United Nations Security Council. The delegation from the US respected our stance.

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Did Little Joe die from cardiac arrest after COVID-19 vaccination?!

Did Little Joe die from cardiac arrest after COVID-19 vaccination?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Little Joe Died From Cardiac Arrest After COVID-19 Vaccination!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed or suggested that Japan is going to ban mRNA vaccines because they cause turbo cancer!

Here is an excerpt of the (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

‘Little Joe,’ St. Louis Zoo Gorilla, Dies From Cardiac Arrest Following ‘Experimental’ Covid Vaccine

“Little Joe,” the beloved western lowland gorilla who called the St. Louis zoo home for years, has passed away after suffering a heart attack, according to the zoo.

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Truth : Little Joe Did Not Die From Cardiac Arrest After COVID-19 Vaccination!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Little Joe Died From A Heart Attack

The People’s Voice article claimed in its title that Little Joe – the popular lowland gorilla at the St. Louis zoo, died from a cardiac arrest. That’s not true.

The St. Louis Zoo announced in its Instagram post on 5 May 2024, that Little Joe passed away of a heart attack on May 4th.

In fact, The People’s Voice article itself acknowledged that Little Joe died of a heart attack, not cardiac arrest. So why would it claim in the title that Little Joe died from a cardiac arrest???

Fact #2 : Heart Attack Is Not Cardiac Arrest

Just in case The People’s Voice is not aware, I think it is important to establish that a heart attack (myocardial infarction) is not the same thing as a cardiac arrest.

A cardiac arrest is an electrical problem that causes the heart to stop beating completely, causing the person to collapse and lose consciousness, as we have seen with many young athletes like Christian Eriksen and Paul Duncan, as well as children like Jackson Mohr.

A heart attack is a circulation problem where blood supply to the heart is interrupted, typically by a blood clot. The person will often experience chest pain, shortness of breath, and even feel light-headed or nauseous.

It is also important to note that people who suffer a heart attack can develop an abnormal heart rhythm that leads to a cardiac arrest.

Read more : Young Athletes At High Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest!

Fact #3 : Little Joe Had Heart Disease

I should point out that Little Joe was under treatment for heart disease when he died. So this wasn’t a sudden or unexpected death. Despite the insinuation that Little Joe’s heart attack was caused by COVID-19 vaccines, that’s not true.

COVID-19 vaccines do not cause heart attacks. People and gorillas have been dying from heart attacks long before COVID-19 vaccines were invented.

Fact #4 : Gorillas Commonly Die Of Heart Disease

While gorillas can and do live to 40 years or so, heart disease is probably the most common cause of death in gorillas, according to Luis Padilla, the Director of Animal Health at the St. Louis Zoo.

In fact, another male gorilla – 27 year-old Juma, was being treated for heart disease – heart failure for four years, before dying in 2015.

Needless to say, Juma’s early death from heart disease has nothing to do with the COVID-19 vaccines since they were invented 5 years later!

Fact #5 : Little Joe Was Likely Vaccinated 2.5 Years Ago

Little Joe was likely vaccinated against COVID-19 in the last few months of 2021, using the two-dose Zoetis vaccine for COVID-19. I should point out that this Zoetis vaccine is not used in humans.

The Zoetis COVID-19 vaccine is formulated specifically for animal species, using the same spike protein antigen, but with different carriers and adjuvants, depending on the species. Any side effects Little Joe may have suffered from the Zoetis vaccine would be unrelated to COVID-19 vaccines used in humans.

On top of that, any side effect Little Joe suffered would have appeared within days or weeks, not more than 2 years later. After all, the spike proteins produced by the COVID-19 vaccines do not stick around for months. If they did – we would have lifelong immunity, which is obviously not the case.

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Fact #6 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Can Holding A Sneeze Rupture Your Throat?!

Can holding a sneeze really rupture your throat?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Holding A Sneeze Can Rupture Your Throat!

People are sharing a video which claims that holding a sneeze can rupture your throat. Here is a transcript of the video:

A man was hospitalized after holding a sneeze. This is what happened.

A 34-year-old unnamed man pinched his nose and kept his mouth closed during a sneeze. He immediately felt a popping sensation in his neck, but didn’t think much of it.

Hours later, the man felt pain in his throat and his neck, and when it became swollen and his voice changed, he took himself to the hospital.

When doctors examined the soft tissue, they heard popping and cracking. That was because air bubbles were getting into the man’s muscles and deep into his tissue.

The man suffered a tracheal perforation, and in other words, the man blew a small hole in his throat. He was barely able to speak or swallow, so he was given antibiotics, and had to be fed through a tube for seven days.

A sneeze can propel mucus droplets at a rate of 100 miles per hour. If you hold in a sneeze, that pressured air has to go somewhere. If your mouth and nose are closed during a sneeze, the pressure in your upper airways could increase by up to 20 times.

So the next time you feel a sneeze coming, don’t hold it in.

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Truth : Holding A Sneeze Will Not Rupture Your Throat!

This is yet another fake video circulating on WhatsApp, and social media, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Man Perforated His Trachea After Holding In A Sneeze!

First, let me point out that no man has ever ruptured his throat while holding in a sneeze. What actually happened was a man suffered a tracheal perforation – a tear in his trachea (windpipe) after holding in his sneeze.

In November 2023, doctors in Scotland published a case report in which a man in his 30s perforated his trachea while holding in a sneeze. The man had a background of allergic rhinitis, and was driving a car, when he stifled a sneeze by pinching his nose and closing his mouth.

A CT scan of his neck and chest with contrast revealed that he had a small 2 mm x 2 mm x 5 mm tear in his trachea, which lead to pneumomediastinum – air leaking into the mediastinum (space in the chest), and surgical emphysema of the neck – air under the skin of the neck.

Fact #2 : Only One Case Has Ever Been Documented

While such tracheal perforations can be potentially life-threatening, they are extremely rare, and usually occur from corrosive injury, sharp and blunt force trauma, or during surgical or medical interventions like intubation, thyroidectomy, tracheostomy, inserting an oesophageal stent.

This is the first known case of a “spontaneous tracheal perforation following a sneeze”. That makes it an extremely rare occurrence.

That does not mean it’s a good idea to hold in a sneeze. As the authors point out – holding in a sneeze may cause the pressure in your upper airways to increase by up to 20 times.

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Fact #3 : He Immediately Suffered Severe Neck Pain

The video wrongly claimed that the man only felt a popping sensation after sneezing, and only experienced pain and swelling of the neck and throat several hours later.

The truth is – the man experienced severe neck pain immediately after “pinching his nose and closing his mouth” to stifle the sneeze.

Fact #4 : His Voice Did Not Change, He Did Not Have Trouble Swallowing

The video also wrongly claimed that the man’s voice changed, and he had trouble swallowing.

The truth is – the man denied having any dyspnoea (trouble breathing), dysphonia (abnormal voice), or dysphagia (trouble swallowing).

Fact #5 : He Was Not Given Antibiotics

The video (and some news reports) also wrongly claimed that the man was given antibiotics.

Tracheal perforations like this often require surgical intervention, but the cardiothoracic surgeons who were consulted felt there was no need for surgery, as the patient was “systemically well with normal heart and respiratory rate, normal blood pressure, oxygen saturation, and body temperature“.

In the end, he was given drugs for his pain, allergic rhinitis and nasal congestion. The doctors specifically pointed out that he was not given any antibiotics.

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Fact #6 : He Was Not Fed Through A Tube For 7 Days

The video (and some news reports) also wrongly claimed that the man was fed through a tube for 7 days. The patient was only kept in the ward for 48 hours for close observation, and was never fed through a tube.

In fact, he was kept nil by mouth for the first night, just in case his condition deteriorated, and he needed to be intubated. That means he was not given any food, water, or medication by mouth.

The man remained clinically stable during his 2-day stay, and was discharged with medicine for his pain and allergic rhinitis, and advised to avoid strenuous physical activities for two weeks. Naturally, doctors also advised him to avoid stifling sneezes by pinching the nose with the mouth closed!

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Is Japan Banning mRNA Vaccines For Causing Turbo Cancer?!

Is Japan going to ban mRNA vaccines because they cause turbo cancer?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Japan To Ban mRNA Vaccines For Causing Turbo Cancer!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed or suggested that Japan is going to ban mRNA vaccines because they cause turbo cancer!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Japan To Ban mRNA As Turbo Cancers Among Vaxxed Skyrocket

Turbo cancers are exploding among the vaccinated according to Japan’s leading oncologist who has slammed the mainstream media and Big Pharma in the West for covering up the extent of the medical crisis engulfing the world.

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Truth : Japan Is Not Banning mRNA Vaccines For Causing Turbo Cancer!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Japan Did Not Order Any COVID-19 Vaccine Investigation

The People’s Voice claimed that “Professor Emeritus Dr. Masanori Fukushima was ordered by the Japanese government” to investigate the skyrocketing excess deaths in Japan. That’s utter nonsense.

In fact, The People’s Voice made the same false claim in June 2023, that was already debunked earlier.

The Japanese government did not order any investigation into COVID-19 vaccines or excess deaths, much less ordered Professor Emeritus Dr. Masanori Fukushima to conduct it!

The truth is – Dr. Masanori Fukushima took upon himself to call for a press conference on 2 February 2023 to announce that he decided to “file a lawsuit against the Japanese government” over COVID-19 vaccines.

Fact #2 : Japanese Government Refuted Claim Last Year

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) told AAP FactCheck in February 2023 that there was “no such investigation“, and Japan “had not reported any deaths with a causal relationship to COVID vaccination“.

Yousuke Tsukada, a secretariat in the MHLW’s Health Service Bureau, said that apart from the standard review and evaluation of reports in Japan’s adverse drug event reporting system, it had not launched an investigation into deaths caused by COVID-19 vaccines.

In addition, Hiroki Kinoshita, from MHLW’s Pharmaceutical Safety Division, said in an email: “Currently, no causal relationship between COVID-19 vaccination and death has been confirmed under the Suspected Adverse Reactions Reporting System.

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Fact #3 : Japan Has Not Announced Any COVID-19 Vaccine Ban

On top of that, Japan’s Health Ministry has not announced any ban of the COVID-19 vaccines.

It only announced that it will no longer be providing the COVID-19 vaccines for free, from 1 April 2024 onwards.

Fact #4 : Dr. Fukushima Provided No Evidence

While many people are sharing a video of Dr. Masanori Fukushima claiming that COVID-19 vaccines can cause turbo cancer, he never provided any actual evidence.

Thus, it was not surprising when Kyoto University distanced itself from his claims, with a spokesperson stating:

The institution doesn’t take responsibility for faculty members and their comments post-retirement.

According to his biodata, Dr. Fukushima retired as Professor Emeritus in April 2009 – 15 years ago.

Fact #5 : Turbo Cancer Does Not Exist

Finally, there is no such thing as “turbo cancer”, and after billions of doses have been administered worldwide in the past 3 years – there is still no evidence that any COVID-19 vaccine can cause cancer, or make cancer go “turbo”.

The US National Cancer Institute also clearly states that there is no evidence that any COVID-19 vaccines cause cancer, lead to recurrence, or lead to disease progression. It also pointedly stated that COVID-19 vaccines do not change your DNA.

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Fact #6 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did AstraZeneca withdraw COVID-19 vaccine over side effects?!

Did AstraZeneca just withdraw its Vaxzevria vaccine for COVID-19 over side effects?! Take a look at the viral claims, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : AstraZeneca Withdraws COVID-19 Vaccine Over Side Effects!

People are sharing articles with titles that appear to suggest that AstraZeneca just withdrew its COVID-19 vaccine over side effects!

7NEWS Australia : AstraZeneca withdrawn worldwide over side effects

News.com.au : AstraZeneca vaccine withdrawn after fatal blood clot revelation

Some of the news articles have since been withdrawn, or had their titles amended, although screenshots exist of their original posts:

WION : AstraZeneca #Covidshield vaccine withdrawn globally after admitting rare side effects

Sky News : AstraZeneca withdrawn worldwide over side effects

In addition, people are claiming or suggesting on social media that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine was withdrawn because it has dangerous side effects!

Avi Yemini : 🚨🚨 AstraZeneca finally WITHDRAW Covid vaccine worldwide, months after the pharmaceutical giant admitted for the first time in court documents that it can cause “a rare and dangerous” side effect.

Never forget how they cancelled anyone who questioned its safety.

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Truth : AstraZeneca Did Not Withdraw COVID-19 Vaccine Over Side Effects!

This is yet another example of misinformation created or promoted by anti-vaccine activists, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : AstraZeneca Withdrew COVID-19 Vaccine For Commercial Reasons

Let me start by pointing out that the AstraZeneca Vaxzevria vaccine for COVID-19 is now old and outdated.

It was developed by Oxford University in early 2020, and first approved in December 2020. Since then, billions of doses have been administered worldwide, saving millions of lives.

Unlike the mRNA vaccines, the Vaxzevria vaccine has not been updated to better deal with the newer Delta and Omicron variants. In fact, AstraZeneca stopped producing the vaccine as the COVID-19 pandemic subsided, and updated vaccines became available.

Hence, AstraZeneca withdrew its marketing authorisations for the Vaxzevria vaccine from the European market on 27 March 2024, and worldwide by 7 May 2024. As an AstraZeneca spokesperson said in a statement, it was a commercial decision:

As multiple, variant Covid-19 vaccines have since been developed there is a surplus of available updated vaccines. This has led to a decline in demand for Vaxzevria, which is no longer being manufactured or supplied.

AstraZeneca has therefore taken the decision to initiate withdrawal of the marketing authorisations for Vaxzevria within Europe.

AstraZeneca also said that its withdrawal of marketing authorisations was not linked to its recent February 2024 legal submission acknowledging that its COVID-19 vaccine “can, in very rare cases, cause TTS“.

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Fact #2 : AstraZeneca Had Earlier Ceased Producing Vaxzevria

As newer vaccines that target the newer COVID-19 variants became available, there was no longer a need for first-generation COVID-19 vaccines like the Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaxzevria. Hence, AstraZeneca ceased producing and supplying Vaxzevria.

For example, AstraZeneca stopped importing the Vaxzevria vaccine into Australia almost two years ago, with the last two batches (346753P1 and 347442P) being approved on 28 July 2022!

Obviously, that decision almost two years ago had nothing to do with the recent February 2024 legal submission acknowledging that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine “can, in very rare cases, cause TTS“.

Fact #3 : AstraZeneca Vaccine TTS Risk Was Known Since 2021

Regardless of the AstraZeneca legal submission may imply, it has been acknowledged since April 2021 – 3 years ago, that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can potentially cause TTS in a very small number of people.

On top of that, it was not keyboard warriors or anti-vaccine activists who started warning people about TTS. It was health officials who first identified cases of TTS / VITT as early as March 2021 – just two months after the AstraZeneca vaccine was first deployed.

By April, the evidence was clear enough that health officials started warning people about the risk of TTS / VITT, and restricting the AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 30. They only offered the vaccine to people over 40 in May 2021.

Fact #4 : AstraZeneca Vaccine TTS Risk Was Very Low

Even though health officials were aware of the TTS risk by April-May 2021, they continued to offer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine because the risk was judged to be extremely low – about one in 30 million.

Far fewer people – maybe one in 600,000, would die from TTS. In the United Kingdom, about 81 people died from blood clot complications linked to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, after about 50 million doses were administered.

In August 2021, the Australian Academy of Sciences issued this infographic, in which it compared the risk of dying from TTS to other common risks.

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Fact #5 : COVID-19 Blood Clot Risk Was Much Higher

What you may not know is that COVID-19 infections greatly increases the risk of developing blood clots – up to 41% in positive patients, and up to 95% in severe COVID-19 cases.

Blood clots can also develop (through different mechanisms) with smoking and the use of oral contraceptive pills (OCP). Back in May 2021, we created this table to better demonstrate the risk:

Risk Difference
Thrombocytopenia in
severe COVID-19 cases
Up to 95% 45,238X
Thrombocytopenia
in COVID-19 cases
Up to 41% 19,524X
Dying from COVID-19 Infection 0.25% to
10%
119X to 4762X
Thrombosis from OCP
(Adult)
Up to 0.46% 219X
Thrombosis from Smoking 0.18% 85.7X
Thrombosis from OCP
(Adolescents)
Up to 0.01% 4.8X
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia
(AstraZeneca Vaccine)
0.0021% Baseline

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Will Bill C-63 jail those who ever posted hate speech online?!

Will Bill C-63 give police the power to arrest people who posted hate speech, even if the offence occurred before the law existed?!

Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Bill C-63 Will Jail Those Who Ever Posted Hate Speech Online In The Past!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed that the Trudeau government in Canada has introduced Bill C-63, which will give police the power to retroactively search the Internet for hate speech, and arrest people who posted hate speech, even if the offence occurred before the law existed!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Canada To Imprison Anyone Who Has EVER Posted ‘Hate Speech’ Online

The Trudeau regime has introduced an Orwellian new law called the Online Harms Bill C-63, which will give police the power to retroactively search the Internet for ‘hate speech’ violations and arrest offenders, even if the offence occurred before the law existed.

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Truth : Bill C-63 Will Not Jail Those Who Posted Hate Speech Online In The Past!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Bill C-63 Is Enforced By Digital Safety Commission

The People’s Voice article claimed that Bill C-63 will give police the power to retroactively search the Internet for hate speech, and arrest offenders. That is not accurate.

Bill C-63 (read in full) – the Online Harms Act if enacted, will be enforced by the Digital Safety Commission of Canada, and supported by the Digital Safety Office of Canada – both of which will be established by the law.

This is stated clearly in the summary on the first page of Bill C-63. So why would anyone claim that Bill C-63 would empower the police to scour the Internet for hate speech, and arrest offenders???

Fact #2 : Hate Speech Is Already Punishable In Canada!

It is ludicrous to claim that Bill C-63 empowers the police to arrest and imprison people for posting hate speech, because hate speech is already punishable under the current Canadian Criminal Code!

Bill C-63 only amends the Criminal Code to define hatred as “the emotion that involves detestation or vilification” that is “stronger than disdain or dislike“.

In addition, it seeks to clarify that any statement that “discredits, humiliates, hurts or offends” would not be considered as promoting or inciting hatred. It also increases the penalties for hate speech.

In short – the proposed changes to the Canadian Criminal Code narrow the definition of hate speech, even while they increase its penalties.

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Fact #3 : Bill C-63 Targets Continuous Hate Speech, Not Retrospective

There is no evidence that Bill C-63 is retrospective in nature. If you read the bill (here), you will see that it does not state that people should be punished for what they wrote before the bill becomes law.

Unsurprisingly, The People’s Voice article never provided any evidence that Bill C-63 allows the Canadian government to punish people for the online hate speech they posted in the past.

What Bill C-63 does though is target continuous hate speech, by adding a new Section 13 to the Canadian Human Rights Act:

Communication of hate speech

13 (1) It is a discriminatory practice to communicate or cause to be communicated hate speech by means of the Internet or any other means of telecommunication in a context in which the hate speech is likely to foment detestation or vilification of an individual or group of individuals on the basis of a prohibited ground of discrimination.

Continuous communication

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a person communicates or causes to be communicated hate speech so long as the hate speech remains public and the person can remove or block access to it.

In other words – if you posted online hate speech in the past, and continue to make it public, you will have infringed the Canadian Human Rights Act, after it’s amended by Bill C-63.

This isn’t retrospective in the sense the law cannot be used to punished hate speech you posted and deleted in the past. It can only be used to punish you if you posted hate speech, and continue to make it public.

Here is a simple solution for those who are worried about Bill C-63. If you receive an order to remove your past hate speech post, just delete it. It’s that simple.

I should also point out that this amendment only applies to the Canadian Human Rights Act, and does not affect the Canadian Criminal Code.

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Fact #6 : Canadian Human Rights Act Only Allows For A Fine

The People’s Voice article claimed that Bill C-63 will give police the power to arrest people who post hate speech in the past. That is not accurate either.

For one thing – the Canadian Human Rights Act does not have a prison sentence. People who are convicted under this law is only liable for a fine not exceeding C$50,000.

Punishment

(2) A person who is guilty of an offence under subsection (1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding $50,000.

Bill C-63 does not amend this, so even if the amendments under the Online Harms Act become law, and you continue to make public any hate speech you posted in the past, you can’t be imprisoned under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

You can be imprisoned for hate speech under the Canadian Criminal Code, but this is currently the case even before Bill C-63 becomes law. Bill C-63 actually narrows the definition of hate speech, and arguably makes it harder to imprison someone for hate speech.

On top of that, there is no “Continuous communication” amendment to the Criminal Code, so it appears you cannot be punished for past hate speech that you continue to make public under the Criminal Code. You can only be fined for that under the Human Rights Act.

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Fact #7 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Chris Cuomo Contract VAIDS From COVID-19 Vaccine?!

Did Chris Cuomo contract VAIDS from the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Chris Cuomo Contracted VAIDS From COVID-19 Vaccine!

People are sharing an article (archive) by The People’s Voice (formerly NewsPunch), which claimed or suggested that Chris Cuomo contracted VAIDS from the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine!

Here is an excerpt of the long and (intentionally?) confusing article. Feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Chris Cuomo Says He Now Has Full-Blown VAIDS Following COVID Shot

Former CNN host Chris Cuomo has revealed that he contracted Vaccine Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (VAIDS) as a direct result of taking the mRNA Covid jab.

Recommended : Did British Study Confirm 1 Billion People Now Have VAIDS?!

 

Truth : Chris Cuomo Did Not Contract VAIDS From COVID-19 Vaccine!

This is yet another example of fake news created / promoted by The People’s Voice, and here are the reasons why…

Fact #1 : Vaccine AIDS Does Not Exist!

Let me start by pointing out that there is no medical disease called Vaccine AIDS or VAIDS – Vaccine-Induced Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. It appears to be a nonsense term made-up by anti-vaccination activists to scare people.

AIDS is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Nothing else causes AIDS. Certainly no vaccine, not even the COVID-19 vaccine, causes AIDS.

Robert Charles Gallo – one of the two scientists who independently discovered that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was responsible for AIDS, said in response to the 2021 claim by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that COVID-19 vaccines cause AIDS:

[I]t’s hard to believe anyone would claim that the covid-19 vaccine causes AIDS. We know what causes AIDS.

I don’t know what your president said. So I don’t want to be too critical. But it is obvious that neither the covid-19 vaccine nor any other vaccine causes AIDS.

Fact #2 : No One Mentioned VAIDS In The Video!

According to The People’s Voice article, Chris Cuomo revealed that “he contracted Vaccine Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (VAIDS) as a direct result of taking the mRNA Covid jab“???

That’s utter nonsense. Chris Cuomo and Sean Barcavage never mentioned vaccine AIDS or VAIDS in the video!

To be clear – Chris Cuomo never said that he contracted VAIDS from the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. In the video, he only said that he has long COVID, which he blamed on the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Fact #3 : Vaccines Protect Against Long COVID

While Chris Cuomo suggested that his long COVID could be due to the COVID-19 vaccines he received as he was never infected, that is not the case. After all, long COVID is broadly defined as signs, symptoms, and conditions that continue or develop after someone is infected with COVID-19.

Even though Chris Cuomo claimed that he was never infected with COVID-19, that’s impossible to know, as vaccinated people who get infected with COVID-19 are often asymptomatic or have mild symptoms, and may not be aware they were even infected.

More importantly, COVID-19 vaccines have been shown to be protective against long COVID. A large study of almost 1.2 million people in Hong Kong, that was published in February 2024, has shown that the more vaccine doses people receive, the less likely they are to experience long COVID.

Fact #4 : No Evidence mRNA Vaccines Cause Altered Cytokine Response

The People’s Voice article referred to another study which supposedly showed that a “sharp decrease in immunity following vaccination is caused by altered cytokine response“. That is not true either.

I actually wrote about that study, and what anti-vaccine activists have been writing about it in a separate article, Did Study Show COVID Vaccines Cause VAIDS In Children?!

Here’s the gist – the study also did not mention anything about VAIDS, and was only conducted on blood samples. The children participating in that study did not report any side effect or disease from their COVID-19 vaccinations.

Fact #5 : Vaccine Side Effects Were Acknowledged

Although Barcavage appears to suggest that the government did not acknowledge that there will be side effects or reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines, that’s not true.

The COVID-19 vaccines underwent large clinical trials, where the most common side effects were identified and announced. After mass deployment, rarer side effects like anaphylaxis, and myocarditis, were identified and publicly announced.

On top of that, both health authorities and vaccine manufacturers continued their surveillance of vaccine side effects through vaccine surveillance systems like VAERS and the British Yellow Card system.

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Fact #6 : COVID-19 Vaccines Are Covered By CICP

Although Barcavage appears to suggest that there is no fund to handle COVID-19 vaccine side effects, that’s not exactly true either.

Serious side effects from COVID-19 vaccines are compensated through the Countermeasures Injury Compensation Program (CICP) in the United States.

Fact #7 : The People’s Voice Is Known For Fake News

The People’s Voice is the current name for NewsPunch, which possibly changed its name because its brand has been so thoroughly discredited after posting numerous shocking but fake stories.

Founded as Your News Wire in 2014, it was rebranded as NewsPunch in November 2018, before becoming The People’s Voice. A 2017 BuzzFeed report identified NewsPunch as the second-largest source of popular fake news on Facebook that year.

Its articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should never share anything from NewsPunch / The People’s Voice.  Here are some of its fake stories that I fact checked earlier:

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Did Marines Just Arrest Oregon AG For Treason?!

Did US Marines just arrest Oregon AG Ellen Rosenbaum for treason?! Take a look at the viral claim, and find out what the facts really are!

 

Claim : Marines Just Arrested Oregon AG For Treason!

On 2 May 2024, Real Raw News posted an article (archive) which claimed that US Marines just arrested Oregon AG Ellen Rosenbaum for treason!

As usual, the article is long, rambling and confusing, so here is an excerpt. Please feel free to skip to the next section for the facts!

Marines Arrest Oregon AG for Treason

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Truth : Marines Did Not Arrest Oregon AG For Treason!

The truth is – this is just another fake story created by Real Raw News, just to generate page views and money.

Fact #1 : Marines Did Not Arrest Oregon AG Ellen Rosenbaum!

No matter what you think of her, Ellen Rosenbaum is an elected official – the Attorney General of Oregon.

If Ellen Rosenbaum was ever arrested for any reason, it would have been reported across the United States, if not the world. However, there has been no legitimate media report of US Marines or any authority arresting the Oregon AG!

Unsurprisingly, the Real Raw News article offered no evidence to back up its claim, just rambling nonsense.

Fact #2 : US Marines Cannot Arrest Civilians

It is really silly for anyone to claim that US Marines were sent to arrest civilians like Ellen Rosenbaum. In fact, US Marines cannot even arrest military personnel!

Civilians like the Oregon AG would have been taken into custody by the state police, or the FBI, depending on the nature of the crime committed. US military members would never be involved in such arrests.

Even if Ellen Rosenbaum was somehow a member of the US Marine Corps (she is not), she would have been arrested by US Marine Corps Military Police, not the marines themselves!

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Fact #3 : Real Raw News Is A Fake News Website

Real Raw News is a fake news website that capitalises on making shocking but fake stories to generate page views and money.

To protect himself from legal repercussions, the owner and writer, Michael Baxter (real name – Michael Tuffin), claims that his articles are “humour, parody, and satire“.

That disclaimer, which is not clearly mentioned in his articles, lets him keep creating fake news to go viral, and generate money.

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A March 2018 screenshot of Michael Tuffin, who goes by the pseudonym Michael Baxter

His articles have been regularly debunked as fake news, so you should NEVER share anything from his website. Here are some of his fake stories that I debunked earlier:

Everything posted by Real Raw News should be regarded as FAKE NEWS, until proven otherwise.

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