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“The Disinformation Dozen”

By October 26, 2022February 8th, 2023No Comments

“The point of modern propaganda isn’t only to misinform or push an agenda. It is to exhaust your critical thinking, to annihilate truth.

– Garry Kasparov

To believe or not to believe the narrative, that seems to be the question.

It’s a peculiar question. One we found ourselves researching this week.

“It was spun up in the UK,” says Dr. Joseph Mercola, our Wiggin Sessions guest this week, “and funded by the global cabal to discredit anyone who was opposing” them.

We found where it was “spun up”.

“The majority of Covid misinformation came from 12 people, report finds,” reads a headline from the Guardian on July 17, 2021. The article is more than 1 year old, the website warns today. But, back then it was big news.

The article is telling us about how the media spreads ideas and makes questionable assumptions. Or vice versa.

The Guardian, whom we generally find a credible source of information, tapped the Orwellian titled nonprofit called Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) for their article.

The CCDH had named 12 people who at the time had a combined following of 59 million people across multiple social media platforms. That was a bad thing to the CCDH because the group disagreed with the information people were talking about at the time.


“The Guardian compiled a list of 12 individuals that they called the Disinformation Dozen,” Dr. Mercola tells me. “I was the leader of the group. Bobby Kennedy was number two.”

From the Guardian: “Among the dozen are physicians that have embraced pseudoscience, a bodybuilder, a wellness blogger, a religious zealot, and, most notably Robert F Kennedy Jr, the nephew of John F Kennedy who has also linked vaccines to autism and 5G broadband cellular networks to the coronavirus pandemic.”

From their vague description, we’re assuming our guest was the “wellness blogger”, Joseph Mercola. We’re also assuming from the tone of the article they were convinced that questioning the pandemic narrative was somehow a bad thing.

“I wrote a whole book on this,” Joseph says rather directly. The book is called The Truth About COVID-19. It was one of the best-selling books on COVID last year, second only to Bobby Kennedy’s book called The Real Anthony Fauci. Kennedy’s book has since been made into a documentary.

“My book, when it was out,” says Mercola, “was the number-one book sold in the US of any book for a week or two. It was very popular.” And yet, with millions of followers and bestselling books, the “disinformation dozen” were deemed untrustworthy by the mainstream narrative.

Dr. Robert Malone, himself an architect of the mRna formula in the Moderna vaccine, was considered disreputable after he went on the Joe Rogan podcast and introduced the idea of “mass formation psychosis” in which masses of people fell under the spell of a small number of government officials who advocated taking the vaccines and shutting down the economy.

When I brought the conversation I had with Dr. Mercola up with my tennis buddies – recall my Tennis Buddy Indicator (TBI) – I said the… “the disinformation dozen”, he immediately said, “who… Dr. Fauci?” and then laughed out loud.

The misinformation is out there. Readers seem to be choosing for themselves what and who to believe. You can tell us what you think, here.

We’re thinking and writing about this as both a lead executive at Pfizer admitted they never tested their vaccine for preventing transmission of Covid-19. The CDC also admitted recently they knew the vaccines only kept you out of the hospital.

We’re still intrigued. Why did we go along with the lockdowns of the economy? It’s been said before, we’ve written it before, the years 2020-2021 were the only time in human history when the healthy were quarantined even if they didn’t exhibit symptoms of the disease they were meant to be protected against.

History is not going to look kindly on the “officials” in charge during that time. Check out our discussion with Dr. Joseph Mercola, here.

P.S. Two little side notes to this story.

We know and are talking to the guy who had turned Bobby Kennedy’s book The Real Anthony Fauci into a doc. We’ll get back to you on that one.

We also know, just because of our work in the financial newsletter business, Warren Buffet invested a butt-load of money in Pfizer in April of 2020 before the talk of vaccines even made the news and everyone, worldwide, was hiding in their homes.

Addison Wiggin

Addison Wiggin Addison Wiggin is an American writer, publisher, and filmmaker. He was the founder of Agora Financial and publisher for 18 years. An acclaimed New York Times best-selling author, his books include: Financial Reckoning DayEmpire of DebtThe Demise of the Dollar, and The Little Book of the Shrinking Dollar. Addison is also the writer and executive producer of the documentary I.O.U.S.A., an exposé on the national debt, shortlisted for an Academy Award in 2008. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland with his family. Addison started his latest project, The Wiggin Sessions, powered by The Essential Investor, in March 2020. He films from a homegrown studio in his basement.