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Hunter Biden Funded Biolabs in Ukraine
“But the lust for power which blinds conspirators blinds them even more in executing their plans, for if they knew how to accomplish such an evil deed with prudence, it would be impossible for them not to succeed.”
- Machiavelli [Discourses on Livy, III.6]
I have to tell you I am genuinely shocked by this. The reason I am shocked is that I can see now that my worldview isn’t conspiratorial enough. My “Lake Nato” theory of foreign policy may be wrong and the truth is simply that the American political class has been driven mad by the wages of corruption in Ukraine. It increasingly seems like everything which has happened in the last 10 years or more comes back to Ukraine. Not just in America, but globally.
What we have at hand is a stunning claim: Hunter Biden personally invested in Ukraine biolabs and got Department of Defense funding for them. Here is a brief timeline:
On March 24th Russia gave a detailed presentation mapping out funding for biolabs in Ukraine, explaining the involvement of Hunter Biden and George Soros. The media ran outlandish headlines such as “Russia Ramps Up the Crazy With ‘Biolabs’ Presentation Featuring Hunter Biden” in the rabidly anti-Russian Daily Beast, which called the claims “batshit.” The same day The National Pulse published a story demonstrating at least some aspects of Russia’s claims are true. Tucker mentioned the story briefly that night:
On March 25th, the Daily Mail published the incredible story screencapped above, titled, “Hunter Biden DID help secure millions in funding for US contractor in Ukraine specializing in deadly pathogen research, laptop emails reveal, raising more questions about the disgraced son of then vice president.” This is a two day timeline, because the fact that based on the information in Russia’s presentation this could be proven in under a day is incredible. There’s no reason to doubt that Russia is cynically using information to its advantage [Russia, after all, being a state] but to an extent they are clearly telling us true things that our government doesn’t want us to know.
And quite obviously the Biden Administration knew at least major components of these story were true when they made these statements:
You should read the entire Daily Mail story and the associated documents, but I will give you a short summary: In his capacity as a partner in his firm Rosemont Seneca Technology Partners [RSTP], Hunter Biden invested in and raised money for a Ukrainian firm known as Metabiota, including getting the company funding from the Department of Defense. Hunter further connected Metabiota to the allegedly corrupt gas firm Burisma, which has been central to other corruption allegations towards the Bidens. Metabiota is ostensibly some sort of health data company, but their work has national security ramifications as evidenced by the DoD grant. Metabiota is a member of EcoHealth Alliance, the sketchy organizations chaired by Peter Daszak- the madman at the center of the “Lab Leak” scandal, which as you surely remember, was another story like Hunter Biden’s laptop that was ruthlessly suppressed then later proven true.
So there you have it, straight from a major British tabloid: Hunter Biden’s activities in Ukraine link all the way to the origins of Covid-19. The enormity of this is difficult to grasp, and I will only begin to do so here, but suddenly everything from beginning to end is in question. Some of this is certainly just a quest for corrupt profits. But why do they feel compelled to do these things? Every time I hear about these gain-of-function labs I’m reminded of this Mitchell and Webb sketch where he asks scientists at CERN why they “want to destroy the world”:
But as if by some compulsion, our government and corporate class have to be involved in everything. I mean, incredibly, one of the few notable things Senator Obama did in his two years in the Senate [mostly spent campaigning for President] was secure funding for Ukraine biolabs. It appears Russia’s claims about funding levels and the exact nature of the research are questionable, but something is happening in Ukrainian labs that the DoD funds and that they think can’t fall into Russia’s hands, as Victoria Nuland openly stated. [Note: the version of that video I used in a previous article was removed from Youtube.] They can say whatever they want about these being civilian programs but to study dangerous pathogens you have to possess them and they refuse to show even basic concern for securing the samples in a war zone, as demonstrated by the ludicrous attacks on Tulsi Gabbard I featured in a recent article.
Whatever these people are up to, it can’t be anything good. While doing any of this kind of research in a famously corrupt and impoverished country has inherent risks, doing it near the border of Russia is insane. Also, Russia surely has deep surveillance and human intelligence ties into Ukraine, being as they inherited the Soviet Agencies which used to spy on all of Ukraine back when the Soviets ran the place. Even absent war, why would they carry out any research they didn’t want Russia to have a couple of hundred miles from the Russian border?
And why was Hunter Biden, a man with no identifiable skills outside of moral and financial corruption, involved in such a sensitive matter? Presumably simply so “the big guy” can get 10%. There was a quip going around on the internet recently about how it’s fortunate for Joe Biden his son happens to have a niche knowledge in Ukrainian energy policy that is useful for that exact situation. This make a strong point though especially now: if any aspect of Biden’s “work” in Ukraine was above board, he would actually be greatly useful dealing with the exact problems which the United States faces in Ukraine currently. He could be stood up and used to demonstrate it wasn’t so bad and in fact he was invaluable to these companies for navigating complex policy matters. But everyone knows he was simply selling access to the US government and the funding that comes from it. And clearly, in an even more irresponsible fashion than we imagined.
In a way I feel bad for the guy, Joe Biden needed one son to be honorable and one son to make money for the family, which engages in no honest private enterprises. In exposed private moments he’s broken down about this, and it is obvious it destroyed him. Specifically what destroyed him is doing work he couldn’t be proud of and being overpaid to a ludicrous degree. The “sensitive” Hunter had wanted to be a writer or artist [a situation where he still would have greatly benefited from his father’s connections, but at least in a relatively less corrupt way.] The combination of shameful work with the easy “wages” caused him to give into vice and become a problem for everyone associated with him. His father essentially let him be destroyed for profit. And being as Hunter’s business partner is Chris Heinz, the step-son of former Secretary of State John Kerry, we can be sure that the entire establishment political class profits in this way; we only know so much about Hunter because he is the most irresponsible one, being a crackhead who forgets laptops at repair shops. A 2019 Atlantic article titled, “Hunter Biden’s Perfectly Legal, Socially Acceptable Corruption”, makes a strong argument that this sort of thing is indeed the standard practice and thus presumably drives more policy than anyone would care to admit.
And now it appears as if any number of things which could happen are directly centered on this racket. We could legitimately have the plot twist that covid came from Ukraine, or is at least connected- they coordinated with EcoHealth and the Wuhan Institute of Virology on the study of bat corona viruses, according to the Daily Mail article. We don’t know what sketchy shit the US is doing and it is highly unlikely that the biological research activity does anything to justify Russia’s invasion, but it does appear that part of Russia’s goal is to prove things that are indeed provable…such as the outlandish “Hunter Biden Funded Ukrainian Biolabs” story. Russia didn’t need to invade to prove this, they proved it by giving the media the right keywords to search in the email archive, but it makes you wonder what else they know and are looking to corroborate. And the media wanted you to believe Trump was compromised! It would appear that the West is not actually concerned about what pathogens might escape from this lab [they are pretty blasé about that in general] but instead are concerned about what information about god knows which things they were doing that the Russians might get and publish.
Though this story hasn’t been severely suppressed like the initial laptop story that now even the New York Times admits is real, it also isn’t getting anything resembling the coverage it should. Granted, interest is legitimately diluted due to Hunter’s tax problems, but this is a much, much larger story. For fuck’s sake, Hunter Biden funded biolabs in Ukraine. I only even heard about this because I happened to see a cap of the Daily Mail article on Twitter. It was only a day or at most two old at the time and I couldn’t find it anywhere on the Daily Mail site unless I went to Hunter Biden as a topic. And indeed, the stunning story was real. Of major American newspapers the New York Post, obviously unwilling to be silenced about Hunter, appears to be the only one covering it, and they broadly just summarized the Mail article [that is a normal thing to do for groundbreaking original reporting, but usually a lot of newspapers would report on the Mail’s original reporting.] Even with all of this proven, just yesterday [3/28] Media Matters ran a ridiculous piece about how none of this is true, and they didn’t even reference the Mail’s original reporting which includes emails that explicitly state Hunter Biden funded Ukrainian biolabs.
This is easily one of the biggest stories in the world, and may hold the keys to everything: why they overthrew Ukraine, where “Russiagate” came from, why they so feared and tried to destroy Trump [who you will recall, was impeached for a phonecall with Zelensky about Hunter Biden], how Twitter came to block the New York Post for the laptop story, the origin of covid and the causes of the panic and severe censorship campaign about the lab leak theory, and finally, the reckless obsession with keeping Ukraine in the Western orbit.
It will be years before we manage to put all of this together, but this is a massive piece of the puzzle, so much so I can still barely believe that Hunter Biden funded Ukraine biolabs, because after the last few years nothing could be more absurd and incredible. There are many questions, but one of the main ones, about current events at large, is this one posed by former CIA Agent Sam Faddis, the man whom the Mail employed to analyze the information Hunter’s laptop:
“Why is Hunter Biden in the middle of all this? Why is the disgraced son of the vice president at the heart of this – the guy with no discernible skills and a cocaine habit.”
And now, he is the son of the President, which makes it so much worse. The truth will come out sooner or later, it always does, the question is if anyone will care- and if we can avoid nuclear annihilation that long.
Update: Minutes before this piece was published, Representative Matt Gaetz released a video of this exchange where the Assistant Director of FBI Cybersecurity purports that he knows nothing about Hunter’s laptop or where it is, and that it is not his job to know. Representative Nadler objects to entering Gaetz’ copy of the harddrive into evidence on the grounds that he needs to “determine the relevance.”
Second Update: Gaetz shared that he succeeded in entering the laptop contents into the Congressional record minutes after his request was rejected:
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