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§8. Trial and Error, Jan - Dec 2019
While a deadly pandemic terrified the American populace, State Governors quietly changed election rules, to vastly expand mail-in balloting, allow ballot harvesting and trafficking, loosen voting qualifications, increase the numbers of purported absentee voters, enable 'black-box' computerized vote tabulation and compilation, and extend deadlines for compiling final vote-counts.
The sequence of actions and events, policies and programs that transformed the United States from a free society into one lacking the Constitutionally required ‘consent of the governed’. How this gap in governance is increasingly filled by force and violence, livelihood threats, mass surveillance, centralized control of messaging, censorship, distraction, and miscounting of electoral results. Updated by inserting facts often revealed years after the event into the record when they actually took place.
Jan 11, 2019: New York Times publishes online headline on FBI's May 2017 investigation: 'F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia'. Ninth paragraph reveals 'No evidence has emerged publicly that Mr. Trump was secretly in contact with or took direction from Russian government officials'. || Source
Jan 23, 2019: Dr Tom Inglesby of Johns Hopkins announces, at the World Economic Forum’s Davos meetings, an exercise to be held in October 2019 to dramatize the need for pandemic preparedness. Inglesby’s remarks in the audio transcript refer to a global pandemic — and the government and corporate response — both of which he seems to expect imminently: ‘The exercise will be called Event 201 in honor of the, uh, potential pandemic…. It has even led to the development of new vaccines and the stockpiling of vaccines, and major legislation has resulted.’ || Source
Feb 15, 2019: Senate Intel Committee reaches bipartisan agreement that there is no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion.
March 2019: IMF pays Ecuadorian Govt $4.2 billion.
March 2019: Moderna acquires rights from two Canadian companies that own patents on lipid nanoparticles, and the knowhow associated with encapsulating mRNA particles in them. Moderna amends previously rejected patent applications to refer to 'accidental or deliberate coronavirus release' to boost urgency for patent approval.
March 22, 2019: Mueller concludes in final report 'investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities'. At a cost of $32 million over 22 months, employing 19 lawyers, 40 FBI agents and intelligence analysts, issuing more than 2,800 subpoenas, executing nearly 500 search warrants, and interviewing about 500 witnesses, the Special Counsel finds no evidence of collusion with Russia. || Source
March 25, 2019: Brennan says 'Well, I don’t know if I received bad information but I suspected there was more than there actually was. I am relieved that it’s been determined there was not a criminal conspiracy with the Russian government over our election. I think that is good news for the country.'
March 28, 2019: McCabe fired, forced to leave FBI before his official retirement.
April 10, 2019: Attorney General William Barr testifies to Senate that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had been spied upon by U.S. intelligence agencies. He says 'the question was whether it [the spying] was adequately predicated' (had any factual basis).
April 11, 2019: Mueller investigation ends. Ecuador President Lenin Moreno revokes Assange's asylum, following IMF payment of $4.2 billion the previous month. U.K. police forcibly drag Julian Assange from Ecuadorian Embassy where he had taken refuge since 2012. He is arrested for skipping bail in 2012 and held for possible extradition to the U.S. on charges of espionage and conspiracy to commit computer intrusion. || Source1 , Source2
April 12, 2019: Hunter Biden brings water-damaged MacBook computer to repair shop in Wilmington Delaware, but fails to pick it up or pay repair bill after 90 days. Repair shop owner John Paul Mac Isaac, unable to reach Biden, takes possession of computer, reviews contents, advises FBI.
April 18, 2019: Mueller releases 448-page report, finds no Trump-Russia collusion: 'the evidence was not sufficient to charge that any member of the Trump Campaign conspired with representatives of the Russian government to interfere in the 2016 election.' Report states unequivocally: 'Beginning in March 2016, units of the Russian Federation’s Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff (GRU) hacked the computers and email accounts of organizations, employees, and volunteers supporting the Clinton Campaign, including the email account of campaign chairman John Podesta. Starting in April 2016, the GRU hacked into the computer networks of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and the Democratic National Committee (DNC).' Proof that the DNC emails in Wikileaks' possession did NOT come from Russia, as promised by Julian Assange's Aug 2017 statement to Rep Dana Rohrbacker, would contradict the Mueller report's assertions. Source: Mueller report, p 9 and p 36, respectively.
April 21, 2019: Volodymyr Zelensky elected President of Ukraine.
April 22, 2019: President Trump calls newly elected Ukraine President Zelensky to congratulate him and to promise U.S. support.
April 2019: Hunter Biden resigns from Burisma Board.
May 3, 2019: BHR invests in Face++, a Chinese surveillance company using face-recognition technology to identify Uighurs and other ethnic minorities and dissidents. Face++ had previously received a $460 million from BHR and others in 2017. || Source
May 11, 2019: DAG Rod Rosenstein, who had appointed SC Mueller, resigns.
May 13, 2019: 13 May. AG Barr appoints U.S. Attorney for Connecticut John Durham to review FBI's counterintelligence investigations in context of 2016 election.
May 23, 2019: AG Barr requests de-classification. President Trump's de-classification order authorizes AG Barr to have unrestricted access to DOE documents re Uranium One and CFIUS, Treasury documents re Clinton Foundation, State Dept, and Intelligence Community documents re 2016 election.
May 31, 2019: AG Barr in interview with CBS states 'I had a lot of questions about what was going on. I assumed I’d get answers when I went in and I have not gotten answers that are satisfactory, and in fact probably have more questions, and that some of the facts that—that I’ve learned don’t hang together with the official explanations of what happened.'
June 16, 2019: Dr Robert Epstein (email@example.com), psychologist, testifies to Senate Judiciary Committee on Search Engine Manipulation Effect (SEME). 'Google’s autocomplete search suggestions can turn a 50/50 split among undecided voters into a 90/10 split without people's awareness'. || Source1 ; Source2 ; Source3
June 20, 2019: Los Angeles removes 1.5 million inactive voters from its registration list, in response to a lawsuit by Judicial Watch pursuant to Section 8 of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 ('NVRA'), 52 U.S.C. § 20507. Judicial Watch showed that Los Angeles had registered 112% of its adult citizen population. || Source
2019: Democracy Integrity Project (TDIP), a nonprofit operated by former Feinstein staffer Daniel Jones, pays $1,222,714 in 2019 to Bean LLC, the shell company that controls Fusion GPS, and $700,000 to Walshingham Partners Ltd, a British company co-owned by Christopher Steele, according to a tax filing.
July 24, 2019: Former SC Robert Mueller testifies to Congress that Russian Govt interfered in 2016 election to support Trump, despite lack of evidence of collusion with Trump campaign in his report.
July 25, 2019: President Trump calls Ukraine President Zelensky to congratulate him on winning an absolute majority in Parliament. He asks Zelensky to 'find out what happened with this whole situation with Ukraine, they say Crowdstrike… I would like to have the Attorney General call you or your people and I would like to get to the bottom of it.' Zelensky responds 'we are hoping very much that Mr Giuliani will be able to travel to Ukraine and we will meet once he comes to Ukraine', implying that he does not trust DOJ. Trump then describes Giuliani as 'highly respected' and 'very capable', adding 'There's a lot of talk about Biden's son, that Biden stopped the prosecution and a lot of people want to find out about that so whatever you can do with the Attorney General would be great. Biden went around bragging that he stopped the prosecution so if you can look into it … It sounds horrible to me.' Zelensky replied the issue is 'making sure to restore the honesty, so we will take care of that and will work on the investigation of the case'.
July 26, 2019: Ukraine-born NSC staff Lt Col Alexander Vindman provides details of President Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukraine President Zelensky to anti-Trump CIA analyst Eric Ciaramella.
July 26, 2019: House Intel Committee Chair Schiff hires former NSC staffer Sean Misko to direct impeachment investigation of Trump. Misko and Eric Ciaramella were close friends at NSC where both plotted to 'take the president out (remove him from office)'. Misko coaches Ciarmella on filing a complaint about President Trump's policy toward Ukraine.
Aug 2019: Intelligence Community IG Michael Atkinson revises 'Disclosure of Urgent Concern' ('whistleblowing') form to eliminate requirement for first-hand information, and allow hearsay, rumor, gossip to become the basis of such complaints. Sean Misko joins Rep Schiff's staff. || Source
Aug 2019: An exercise called Crimson Contagion envisions a 'novel influenza' pandemic originating in China. The simulation, sponsored by Bill Gates, involves 19 federal departments and agencies, 12 key states, 15 tribal nations and pueblos, 74 local health department and coalition regions, 87 hospitals, and over 100 healthcare and public health private sector partners. || Source
Aug 12, 2019: Following a plan CIA-NSC staffer Eric Ciaramella had discussed with friend and NSC associate Sean Misko on Feb 3, 2017 to 'take out the president', Ciaramella anonymously files complaint, the first instance with the new form allowing hearsay. Ciaramella's complaint objects to President Trump's policy toward Ukraine, alleging improper 'quid pro quo' of Biden investigation for U.S. aid. Since Ciaramella had not directly heard either of the Trump-Zelensky calls, his knowledge came either from Lt Col Alexander Vindman, who was permitted to listen-in on the calls, or a wiretap.
Aug 24, 2019: U. S. Chamber of Commerce rejects President Trump's call to look for alternatives for operations in China. || Source
Sept 2019: WHO writes in its annual report A World At Risk of the 'need to have a coordinated global experience of a respiratory pathogen release'. || Source
Sept 11, 2019: U.S. District Court, Washington DC, orders Federal Government to produce for Michael Flynn's defense all material required by Brady v Maryland requested by counsel Sidney Powell. This includes (among many other items) a letter delivered by British Embassy to incoming National Security team after Donald Trump’s election, and to outgoing National Security Advisor Susan Rice, 'which apparently disavows former British Secret Service Agent Christopher Steele, calls his credibility into question, and declares him untrustworthy'; 'all payments, notes, memos, correspondence, and instructions by and between the FBI, CIA, or DOD with Stefan Halper — going back as far as 2014 — regarding Michael Flynn'; 'all transcripts, recordings, notes, correspondence, and 302s of any interactions with human sources or 'OCONUS lures' tasked against Mr. Flynn since he left DIA in 2014'; 'unredacted copies of all memos created by or other communications from James Comey that mention or deal with any investigation, surveillance, FISA applications, interviews, or use of a confidential human source or 'OCONUS lures' (double agents outside contiguous United States) against Mr. Flynn'; 'an internal DOJ document dated January 30, 2017, in which the FBI exonerated Mr. Flynn of being 'an agent of Russia'; 'all information that underlies the several FISA applications, including any information showing that any of the assertions in the applications were false, unverified, or unverifiable'; 'recordings, notes, and memoranda by any and all persons who participated in the planning session for the interview of Mr. Flynn, at which it was decided that the agents would not inform him that it was an actual interview or that he was under investigation — so as to keep him 'relaxed''.
Sept 12 2019: CCP deletes WIV online virus database. || Source
Sept 24, 2019: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launches impeachment hearings.
Sept 26, 2019: Ciaramella complaint is released to public. Rep Adam Schiff quotes President Trump as having said to Ukraine President Zelensky, 'I want you to make up dirt on my political opponent, understand?… I’m going to put you with the attorney general of the United States, my attorney general Bill Barr… And I’m gonna put you in touch with Rudy, you’re gonna love him, trust me… You know what I’m asking, so I’m only going to say this a few more times, in a few more ways. And by the way don’t call me again. I’ll call you when you’ve done what I’ve asked.' Schiff later qualifies the summary as a paraphrase, not exact words.
Oct 2019: Pennsylvania Legislature allows mail-in balloting without voters having to specify a reason for requesting it, provided signature verification and canvassing-observer requirements are kept intact.
Oct 15, 2019: World Economic Forum (WEF) announces 'public engagement' exercise to dramatize the likelihood of enormous losses of life, and economic catastrophe, resulting from a future pandemic. WEF says that it hopes to pressure public and private leaders to prepare for this eventuality. || Source
Oct 18, 2019: Gates Foundation and World Economic Forum sponsor and hold a 'simulation' exercise with the pre-defined outcome of a global pandemic featuring the deaths of 65 million people. The exercise, called Event 201, brings U.S. CDC officials together with their Chinese counterparts and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security. In the 'simulation', a novel pathogen called 'coronavirus acute pulmonary syndrome (CAPS)' causes the deaths of 65 million people and economic devastation around the world. On the basis of these projections from a Gates-financed modeling organization, organizers call for governments and health-sector companies to prepare for a pandemic through greater 'public-private cooperation'. The 'simulation' foreshadows eerily similar projections accompanying the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus which escapes from a Wuhan lab two months later in Dec 2019. || Source
Oct 24, 2019: Durham investigation which started as administrative review changes to a criminal investigation with subpoena power.
Oct 25, 2019: Flynn files a motion to dismiss the case against him due to prosecutorial misconduct, including legally baseless threats to himself and his son. Among other claims, Flynn says prosecutors failed to turn over exculpatory material tending to show his innocence. ECF Nos. 151, 160.
Oct 29, 2019: Lt Col and NSC staff Vindman testifies to HPSCI and two other committees about the April 22 Trump-Zelensky phone call: 'I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a U.S. citizen.' Since call transcript does not indicate a 'demand', and Trump, Zelensky, Pompeo, and Pence affirm there was no demand, Rep Ratcliffe asks Vindman the origin of his opinion that a 'demand' was made. Vindman's response: 'I didn't parse the words all that clearly…. I just wrote it the way I kind of felt it.'
Oct 30, 2019: Former CIA Acting Director John McLaughlin (2004) responds to an expression of concern about intelligence agencies seeking to depose an elected president, 'Thank God for the Deep State'. He praises the current and former intelligence officials calling for the ouster of Trump as 'doing their duty and responding to a higher call'. This statement marks the first official acknowledgement something often disparaged as a 'conspiracy theory', a Deep State of U.S. Government agencies acting on their own behalf, not tethered to civilian authority. || Source1 ; Source2
Oct 31, 2019: Pennsylvania approves mail-in voting, without requiring voters to have a reason for making such request.
Nov 2019: Wuhan Institute of Virology researcher Huang Yan Ling contracts unidentified virus with pneumonia-like symptoms, though it is not reported at the time. Possibly 'Patient Zero', she later disappears and her biography is deleted from the lab's website. || Source
Mid-Nov 2019: DOD National Center for Medical Intelligence warns Trump Admin that SARS-2 could be a 'cataclysmic event'. Report says the disease 'is changing patterns of life in China and posing a threat to U.S. forces in Asia'. DIA, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and White House staff are briefed multiple times. DOD Sec Esper denies existence of report, probably because knowledge of a disease outbreak in China is not available to anyone outside China. However, Times of Israel reports U.S. alerting Israel and NATO in second week of Nov 2019 to disease outbreak in China. Ron Unz concludes this proves 'there was foreknowledge of what was to become a cataclysmic event'. || Source citing ABC News, and Times of Israel April 17, 2020.
Nov 12, 2019: U.S. Senate cites CCP report indicating 'a biosafety problem had occurred at the WIV sometime before November 2019,... strongly suggesting a mid-October and early to mid-November' emergence. CCP reports 'Owing to [the fact] that the subject of research at the P4 lab is highly pathogenic microorganisms, inside the laboratory, once you have opened the stored test tubes, it is just as if having opened Pandora’s Box. These viruses come without a shadow and leave without a trace.' || Source
Nov 15, 2019: President Trump releases transcript of April 21, 2019 call with Ukraine President Zelensky. Rep Devin Nunes reads transcript aloud in impeachment hearings.
Nov 17, 2019: First case of SARS-CoV2 identified in Wuhan, China.
Nov 20, 2019: DNA test shows with scientific certainty that Hunter Biden is the father of a baby born to Arkansas stripper and basketball player Lunden Alexis Roberts. Hunter Biden previously denied having sex with Roberts. || Source
Dec 2019: FBI agents visit John Paul Isaac's Wilmington Delaware computer shop where Hunter Biden took his Mac computer for repair. Isaac, unable to contact Biden, who had abandoned the computer in April 2019, had found criminal evidence in the computer and contacted the FBI. As the FBI agents were leaving his shop, Isaac joked 'Hey, lads, I’ll remember to change your names when I write the book'. According to Isaac, 'Agent Wilson kept walking but Agent DeMeo paused and turned to face me, saying 'it is our experience that nothing ever happens to people that don’t talk about these things'.' || Source
Dec 9, 2019: DOJ releases IG Horowitz's report detailing FBI's lack of probable cause in submitting FISA warrant applications, and its reliance on a bogus source, Steele, who had been paid to conduct political opposition research.
Dec 9, 2019: FBI seizes water-damaged MacBook Pro (Serial # FVFXC2MMHV29) brought to computer Wilmington repair shop April 2019, but never picked up. An April 17, 2015 email from Burisma Advisor Vadim Pozharskyi to Hunter Biden is recovered from the computer.
Dec 10, 2019: Wei Guixian, one of the earliest known SARS-2 patients, starts feeling ill.
Dec 12, 2019: Moderna and NIAID execute a confidential agreement to transfer mRNA coronavirus vaccine candidates to Ralph Baric at Univesity of North Carolina. The agreement is co-signed by NIH, FDA and CDC. The collaboration to produce an antidote is underway before the virus later identified as SARS-CoV2 is released. || Source
Dec 16, 2019: Patient admitted to Wuhan Central Hospital with infection in both lungs resistant to anti-flu drugs. || Source
Dec 18, 2019: House Democrats vote to impeach President Trump, but delay sending Articles of Impeachment to Senate.
Dec. 19, 2019: An investigation by Inspector General Michael Horowitz finds FBI and Justice Department officials falsified documents, and failed to verify assertions in the Steele dossier while falsely claiming they had done so, in order to obtain FISA warrants to spy on Trump associate Carter Page.
Dec 20, 2019: FBI Special Agent in SF, Elvis Chan, asks Twitter to 'revise its terms of service' so that its 'feed' (unedited data) could be provided to FBI and other intelligence agencies. || Source
Late Dec 2019: Chinese laboratories identify a mystery virus as a highly infectious new pathogen. Caixin Global reports they are ordered to stop tests, destroy samples and suppress the news. On Jan 1, a regional health official in Wuhan, center of the outbreak, demands destruction of the lab samples that established the cause of unexplained viral pneumonia. || Source
Late Dec 2019: Chinese authorities refuse to provide individual data on early cases of SARS-2 to World Health Organization, obfuscating exact origins of the virus. Chinese authorities turn down requests to provide such data on 174 cases of SARS-2 from the early phase of the outbreak in Wuhan. || Source
Dec 30, 2019: Ai Fen, a top director at Wuhan Central Hospital, posts information on WeChat about the new virus. She is reprimanded for doing so and told not to spread information about it. || Source
Dec 31, 2019: Taiwan implements border control and quarantine measures 'based on the assumption that human-to-human transmission was in fact occurring', warns WHO of Wuhan coronavirus outbreak. Taiwan CDC sends email to WHO focal point, informing them of online reports from China concerning 'at least seven atypical pneumonia cases'. || Source: Frank Chen, “WHO 'Refused to Act' on Taiwan's Virus Alert.” Asia Times, Mar 27, 2020.
Dec 31, 2019: Wuhan health officials confirm 27 cases of illness and close a market they think is related to the virus' spread. Wuhan doctors report existence of virus to U.S. website, but not to WHO.
Dec 2019: U.S. unemployment rate registers 3.5 percent, the lowest rate since 1969. All ethnic groups record lowest unemployment rates since the beginning of ethnic job data collection. || Source ; median income reaches $68,703, a record high, and a 16 percent increase over the 2016 level. || Source ; U.S. becomes a net energy exporter for the first time since 1952, driven by increased exports of oil and natural gas, and reduced oil imports. || Source
2019: Democracy Integrity Project (TDIP), a nonprofit operated by former Feinstein staffer Daniel Jones, pays $1,222,714 in 2019 to Bean LLC, the shell company that controls Fusion GPS, and $700,000 to Walshingham Partners Ltd, a British company co-owned by Christopher Steele, according to a tax filing (date of payment not disclosed). || Source
§8. Notes on Trial and Error, January - December 2019
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