Nov 3. (Screenshot from Twitter) ... More by Daniel Funke Instagram posts stated on December 9, 2020 a video: “Biden confirms agenda to microchip the masses” By Daniel Funke • … "This is the ‘war zone’ outside the hospital in my Brooklyn neighborhood," Starnes said sarcastically. The wizards and warlocks (inside term) will not allow another Satanic Evil POS control our country. Chuck Ivey is joined by Daniel Funke and John-William Noble from Parresia Books. ", RELATED: A look back at Lie of the Year, 2009 to 2019, Three weeks later, March 19, he acknowledged to Woodward: "To be honest with you, I wanted to always play it down. They suggested for a period of time, but this is voluntary," Trump said at a press briefing. Daniel Funke @dpfunke This is usually the part of the thread where I'd ask y'all to send me more potential mis- and disinfo, but tomorrow I'm taking a much-needed post-election vacation. Q has published more than 4,600 posts on 4chan and 8chan message boards, including links, images and obscure messages. On Oct. 13, the story landed on Fox News’ flagship show, "Tucker Carlson Tonight." By Daniel Funke • November 4, 2020 Tweets stated on November 4, 2020 a post: “40,000 rejected vote by mail ballots in DeKalb County need to be cured by Friday or they will be tossed.” That’s wrong, and it misrepresented a small sample of people who tested positive. Q is an anonymous internet persona who claims to be a government insider with information on a “deep state” plot to work against Donald Trump. "I tell people, wear masks," he said at the town hall. !”, "Voter FRAUD exposed in Georgia. It took her three weeks to get her medication through the mail. With no evidence to go on, they claimed Podesta’s use of the word "pizza" was a code word for pedophilia and that Comet Ping Pong was holding children hostage for Clinton and her allies to abuse. We can't fight back misinformation about the election and COVID-19 without you. Trump announced the CDC’s guidance, then gutted it. "So conspiracy theorists on the left are focused on threats from the right and vice versa. QAnon has found a home on more mainstream social networks in the leadup to 2020. But it has moved into the mainstream, promoted by congressional candidates, celebrities and influencers and thriving on social networks like Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. The very worst were not just damaging, but deadly. Meanwhile, this month the president has gone ahead with a series of indoor holiday parties. The QAnon Conspiracy Theory: A Security Threat in the Making? He embraced theories that COVID-19 accounted for only a small fraction of the thousands upon thousands of deaths. "But just the other day, they came out with a statement that 85% of the people that wear masks catch it.". But that’s not necessarily the case. For the past month, unproven claims of massive election fraud have tested democratic institutions and certainly qualify as historic and dangerously bald-faced. "They’re looking for a whole picture.". "QAnon has contributed to the radicalization of several people to notable criminal acts or acts of violence," the report said. Find Daniel Funke's email address, contact information, LinkedIn, Twitter, other social media and more. Aug. 3, 2020, The Washington Post, "Why QAnon supporters are winning congressional primaries," June 13, 2020, Yahoo! The "award" goes to a statement, or a collection of claims, that prove to be of substantive consequence in undermining reality. Suite 1300B Known Locations: Ontonagon MI 49953, White Pine MI 49971, Escanaba MI 49829 Possible Relatives: Daniel Phillip Funke, Kim Diane Funke, Paula Agnes Funke Michael Flynn, Donald Trump's former national security adviser, leads a generic oath of office followed by a QAnon slogan in a video tweeted on July 4, 2020. That’s wrong — even in the early weeks, it was clear the virus had a higher fatality rate than the common cold, with worse potential side effects, too. Have a question about QAnon that we didn’t answer here? Bloggers and skeptical news outlets countered with a misleading report about masks. President Donald Trump holds his face mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House after he tested positive for COVID-19 in October. He had no proof of fraud, but the cynical story took off. Most polls have shown far from universal acceptance of vaccines, with only 50% to 70% of respondents willing to take the vaccine. He’s now secretly working behind the scenes to bring those involved to justice. Should be, by law, a tiny percentage of one percent.”, The percentage of Americans with natural immunity from getting COVID-19 is “a very powerful vaccine in itself.”, An optional microchip for COVID-19 vaccines “would give officials information on who has and has not been vaccinated” and “tracks the location of the patient.”, “Pope Francis says covid vaccine will now be required to enter heaven.”, “Wisconsin is one of the few states that doesn’t allow absentee ballots to be processed before Election Day.”, The CDC delivers groceries and cleaning products “twice while you’re in quarantine.”, Says Jon Ossoff "wants total, blanket amnesty and he wants a total lockdown. More recently, conspiracy theorists helped plan demonstrations in scores of towns and cities across the country. The vaccine disinformation campaign started in the spring but is still underway. In June, one online poll of 1,039 Floridians and 1,040 American adults found that both Democrats and Republicans had unfavorable views of QAnon. Here’s what our poll finds. Meanwhile, the coronavirus has killed more than 300,000 in the United States, a crisis exacerbated by the reckless spread of falsehoods. Rush Limbaugh told his audience of about 15 million on Feb. 24 that coronavirus was being weaponized against Trump when it was just "the common cold, folks." Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld falsely claimed it hasn’t," Aug. 24, 2020, PolitiFact, "QAnon, Pizzagate conspiracy theories co-opt #SaveTheChildren," Aug. 12, 2020, PolitiFact, "There’s no evidence that the Clintons were involved in Jeffrey Epstein’s death," Aug. 12, 2019, Tweet from Marjorie Taylor Greene, Aug. 25, 2020, Twitter Advanced Search, accessed Aug. 25, 2020, Vice, "QAnon Has Infiltrated the Hollywood Rumor Mill," Aug. 14, 2020, Vice, "Welp, the GOP Now Has 15 QAnon-Linked Candidates on the November Ballot," Aug. 5, 2020, Vice, "8chan Is Back from the Internet Grave — and It Has a New Name," Oct. 9, 2019, Voice of America, "How the QAnon Conspiracy Theory Went Global," Aug. 15, 2020, Vox, "A QAnon supporter just won a Republican primary for US Senate," May 20, 2020, Vox, "Trump spent his holidays retweeting QAnon and Pizzagate accounts," Jan. 2, 2020, Vox, "We analyzed every QAnon post on Reddit. I mean, our doctors are very smart people. People who are less likely to participate in politics or are more likely to accept violence are also more inclined to believe. You can learn more about this … Masks are encouraged, not required, Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Walter Reed Visit, Remarks by President Trump, Vice President Pence, and Members of the Coronavirus Task Force in Press Briefing, Should We All Be Wearing Masks In Public? Then they got sick. The denialists mounted a counter offensive. The FBI has described QAnon as a potential domestic terrorism threat. 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"The problem here, though, that we might think about is the so-called Streisand Effect — that you give more attention to something than it's probably worth by filing the lawsuit.". It was a symphony of counter narrative, and Trump was the conductor, if not the composer. 801 3rd St. S But the infodemic was not the work of a single person. What Is QAnon? Trump snapped back into minimizing the threat during his first moments back at the White House. Coronavirus: the human cost of virus misinformation. In December 2016, a North Carolina man entered the pizzeria with an assault rifle to "self-investigate" the claims. Today it is more than 300,000. In 2018, Roseanne Barr tweeted, and deleted, posts about the conspiracy theory and Trump’s efforts to address sex trafficking. On Instagram, some lifestyle influencers with hundreds of thousands of followers have promoted QAnon during the coronavirus pandemic. They are among several aspiring lawmakers who have promoted QAnon. ", “Joe Biden is no longer the President-elect according to RealClearPolitics.”, Siri gave “CONFIRMATION of the Democrats' sinister plan to REMOVE Sleepy Joe immediately using the 25th Amendment and instate Kamala Harris as President!”, "Six states can't get the votes counted. ", ABC News, "Man pleads guilty to terrorism charge after blocking Hoover Dam bridge with armored truck," Feb. 13, 2020, ABC News, "QAnon: What is it and how did we get here?" Realize Soros, Clintons, Obama, Putin, etc. See Daniel's age, contact number, house address, email address, public records & run a background check. QAnon hoax has been linked to violence. Support trusted, factual information with a tax deductible contribution to PolitiFact, In this Aug. 2, 2018, file photo, David Reinert holding a Q sign waits in line with others to enter a campaign rally with President Donald Trump in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP). News, FBI officials described "conspiracy theory-driven domestic extremists" as a growing threat. QAnon and Donald Trump rallies: What's that about? "Wash your hands, stay clean. Find Daniel Funke's email address, contact information, LinkedIn, Twitter, other social media and more. That’s false. The message: The threat to your health was overhyped to hurt the political fortunes of the president. In a livestreamed video, she threatened to kill Joe Biden for his purported involvement in a sex trafficking ring. In mid August, Marjorie Taylor Greene won the primary election in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District, which is likely to vote red in November. Early Oct. 2, Trump announced his positive test. Oct. 6, 2017, The New York Times, "What Is QAnon, the Viral Pro-Trump Conspiracy Theory?" The list included all possible — not confirmed— side effects. ", The COVID-19 pandemic has caused four of the eight “deadliest days in American history.”, “FDA announces 2 deaths of Pfizer vaccine trial participants from ‘serious adverse events.’”. An alternative health website wrote that the vaccine could cause an array of life-threatening side effects, and that the FDA knew about it. But on April 3 the agency changed its guidelines, saying every American should wear non-medical cloth masks in public. Many QAnon supporters believe that Trump’s efforts will culminate in something called "the storm." In a July report, West Point’s Combating Terrorism Center, an academic institute within the United States Military Academy, cited a number of examples of violence linked to QAnon. ", “Smartmatic and Dominion systems ... were built to do this very thing, for changing the results of elections.”, “The MOB in PA was HIRED by the Biden team to create fake ballots by the thousands! His acolytes in politics and the media were on the same page. ", “68% error rate in Michigan Voting Machines. Dominion Voting Systems “deleted 2.7 million Trump votes nationwide.”. Here’s who QAnon supporters actually are." Still, QAnon has gained more mainstream support, amplified by influencers and celebrities. Two weeks later, she was invited to attend President Donald Trump’s speech at the Republican National Convention. Some believers think that Q is a single person, while others speculate that Q’s identity has changed over time. "The real electoral map" shows Donald Trump leading Joe Biden in electoral votes. We rated those posts Pants on Fire!