Ed Dowd is a Founding Partner of Phinance Technologies and author of "Cause Unknown: The Epidemic of Sudden Deaths in 2021 & 2022". Over the last two years Ed has been on a mission to raise the alarm bells about the epidemic of sudden deaths being driven by the experimental COVID vaccines. In this episode Marty and Ed discuss the data that leads him to believe that the vaccine is the cause behind the rise in excess deaths, the economic ramafications of these deaths and vaccine injuries, and where the opportunities lie to reshape the economy moving forward. You won't find this rip on YouTube.
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0:00 Intro, boostagrams, sponsors
5:10 - Update on findings in the last 10 months
10:29 - The censorship is obvious now
12:29 - What is the censorship hiding?
15:26 - Continuous jabs seem to only make things worse
17:43 - Making peace after the social conflict
20:50 - Collapsing workforce
23:37 - The deaths are getting conspicuous
28:42 - The system may be preparing for a takeover
33:05 - Bitcoin and its psyop impersonators
35:40 - Hedge fund
38:05 - Opportunities for entrepreneurs
40:04 - Everyone's on medication
45:29 - Will the NPCs ever catch on?
48:36 - Will the country start to fragment?
51:31 - Energy disaster
54:50 - Final thoughts
Marty: [00:00:00] All right, and we're live. Ed, welcome back to the show. Thank you for taking some time to sit back down with us.
Ed: Good to be here. Thanks for having me on again.
Marty: Well, it's been, uh, about 10 months since we last recorded. It was in late March, 2022. A lot has happened over the last 10 months in terms of excess deaths and this narrative beginning to, to change on the go at the time.
We were discussing the data that you were diving into in regards to life insurance claims and how that was sending a signal to you that something was terribly wrong, and you've developed your thesis around that. What has happened in the last 10 months since, since March of last year, that has seemed to make you, made you more convinced than ever that, that you're onto something here?
Ed: So when we were talking, we were just looking at insurance company results. We looked at some CDC data. We broke out the millennial. And we saw a smoking [00:01:00] gun. At the time, it was just me and, and an insurance, uh, analyst, former, he was anonymous at the time. He's come public. His name's Josh Sterling. He worked for Sanford Bernstein.
He was number one. I, I ranked, uh, insurance analyst for seven years. Um, so, you know, he knew what he was doing and we came up with a number that showed millennials at 84% excess mortality into the third quarter of 2021, which coincided with mandates and. And, uh, the executive order by Biden. And then, so, you know, at the time we were just called two dudes on the internet.
And since then, uh, I got two PhD physicists. We've started a hedge fund. We've launched the humanity projects, which basically, uh, looks at all the, uh, excess mortality data in your all of Europe, Germany, the uk we've done, Australia did the us obviously we're gonna do Canada next. And it's the same story makeshift from old to young.
Yeah, excess mortality took [00:02:00] off after the vaccines came for younger age folks. Uh, and then we discovered, uh, the disability data in June of last year. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics, which curiously shows a three standard deviation event starting in February of 2021, took off and we've added about 3.2 million disabled Americans in a very rapid amount of time.
Half of them are. and then when you dig into the data, but you know, rate of change. The employed folks, their disability rates, since vaccines have increased 31%, while the general US population, which is uh, obviously not as healthy as the employed, uh, is only up 8%. And then the most curious finding is the not in labor force.
Those are the people who left or were fired, uh, who wanna work their, their health outcome is the best. Only 4% rise in disabilities. So you. Uh, and then of course the Society of Actuaries came out in August with, uh, their survey of [00:03:00] the group life industry, which showed 84% excess mortality into the third quarter for the millennials, which verified on our MO numbers.
These are claims, the actual dollars going out, and then they showed that excess mortality for ages 25 to 64 was 40% for 2021. The general US population was 32. Uh, so the, the, the reason why that's important is that relationship has never occurred. Usually this group life subset, which are Fortune 500 employees and mid-size companies, their, uh, health outcomes, uh, are, are way better than the general US population any given year.
The Society of Aros actually did a study on this in 2016 to prove what they already knew, that they give insurance to people that don't need it. That they die at a rate of of 30% that of the general US population. So basically in my book, cause unknown the epidemic of Sudden Death in 21 and 22, I basically say since [00:04:00] uh, in 21 and 22 it's been detrimental to your health to be employed.
I blame the vaccines, of course, cuz that's the only rational, deductive critical thinking explanation you can come up. And I say, well, if it's not that, uh, then why are all the global health authorities not talking about this? And I, it's a national security issue at this point, and I pointed that out to Ron Johnson, Senator Ron Johnson in December when I went to dc.
So here we are. Um, the tide seems to be turning a little bit. We got more and more evidence coming out. More doctors are coming forward. So it's gonna, it's, it's a grind. It's the, the governments are never gonna admit. Uh, the US seems to be behind the curve. We're the only health authority that's still pushing this thing.
Others are starting to slowly back off. Uh, Denmark effectively banned, uh, the vaccine for under 50 cuz their health outcomes were a disaster. Their excess mortality went up every year since covid. So 21 was above 20, 22 was about 21. So, you know, here we are. It's 2023 [00:05:00] and, uh, the insanity continues. You know, the, uh, incident that occurred, uh, on, uh, Monday Night Football that kind of brought the issue to the forefront and, uh, sudden athletic deaths while they did occur in the past never occurred at this frequency.
So that's, that's where we are. It's absolute insanity.
Marty: Yeah. Yeah. The DeMar Hamlin thing was a bit shocking. I watched that live, uh, and it was, Unnerving, especially being in a bigger group and everybody trying to figure out what was going on in my head was like, eh, it's probably the mandates that the NFL had.
But I mean, here we stand. You've been tweeting out, uh, gifts of dams breaking, and it seems like to me that more and more people are waking up to this, but like you said, the US at least at the. Authority level, the political level is well behind the curve. Like this episode we're recording now will not be on YouTube [00:06:00] because of what we're talking about.
The, uh, censorship here in the States is still, uh, pretty strict when it comes to talking about this topic. I mean, you were kicked off Twitter for a period of time until Elon, uh, bought the company and then, uh, reactivated your account. What, why do you think. Uh, the political class and the tech giants outside of Twitter are continuing to censor this.
Ed: Well, it, it's come out, I mean, obviously so what the Twitter files have exposed, but we all thought anybody with the, with the two brain cells, uh, of critical thinking skills is that the intelligence agencies and our FBI and pharma are all involved in, uh, managing the messages at, at tech companies. The, you know, it, it's literally a, a military grade siop and it's being conducted through social media and Twitter has [00:07:00] exposed that.
So, uh, you know, anybody who, who, who wants to believe that what I just said is conspiracy theory, it's all, it's all in the open now and you're just willfully being ignorant to not think that you are just siop in the most grand fashion of all time.
Marty: Yeah. And yeah, I mean, you've been meaning this term, deicide into, into the Twitter space.
For quite some time now. And that, that's the question I have is like, why are the intelligence agencies, big pharma, really pushing this censorship is because they did something intentionally and don't want people to find out? Or is there something related to the Wuhan lab gain a function that, uh, if people are allowed to talk openly about this, that will be exposed and , they'll, uh, they'll have.
Sort of, uh, I'll have to confront the reality that everybody knows that, that at the end of the day when it comes to the, the source of Covid, [00:08:00] number one and then the vaccine, they were behind all of it.
Ed: So, you know, I don't know intent. I don't know whether this was a diabolical plot or a comedy of errors.
All I know is it just is. I say that in my book. I keep out the who and why. Cause I want as many people to come into our tent as possible to. Something happened. We can let the investigators, the prosecutors, the attorney generals, when journalists wake up someday, they might investigate this. But, you know, um, I've heard, I've heard different theories.
One is obviously the grand one is depopulation. Uh, you know, I don't know about that. But what I do know is there does, there did seem to be a push for these mRNA vaccine. , uh, by the d o d it's coming out now that the d o d wanted a quick, fast way to inoculate the troops, and they thought this would be a great way to get the technology going.
Uh, some sort of nonsense like that. So there's all sorts of competing theories. At the end of the day, I don't care. Uh, [00:09:00] this thing was a disaster from go one. Uh, I knew that, uh, because I just, I'm from Wall Street and I know how, uh, long it takes. Do safety data on a vaccine seven to 10 years. This was, you know, 28 days.
It was experimental. Never tested on human. So I, I thought everybody would do what I would do, which was, you know, oh yeah, I'll wait, I'll let, I'll let some fools take this first. But I didn't realize they were gonna siop the whole world with safe and effective. A just absolute lies. I was driving around Maui in the early days of the vaccine when it was.
Still under e uua and it had been authorized by the fda, not approved, but all the radio are saying it's been approved and it's safe and effective. Go, go get, you know, everybody back. I mean, it was just, it was mind blowing to me. The, the, the criminality, the Nuremberg code violations. I mean, they're just, I mean, bribing people to get, uh, vaccines.
That, that, that's a blatant num, num, nuremberg code violation. I mean, the whole thing [00:10:00] was stinky from the get go. And, you know, I suspected it was causing injuries and harm, but, you know, to be honest, I never thought it would be as bad as it is. I mean, I was hoping I was wrong, to be honest, but the data just keeps coming in.
It's a, it's a disaster. Yeah.
Marty: And the authorities keep doubling and tripling down. I mean, I'm still hearing commercials about getting children vaccinated and make sure you're updated on your boosters and. . The extremely worrying part of this is it seems that the more inoculations that you get, the more, well, it's really not inoculating you from anything.
The more jabs that you get, the worse it is for your immune system. So they're, they're continually making the problem worse. Well,
Ed: you know what, let's go to the original thesis on the vaccine. , you know, early days they were touting and we have all the receipts and clips of all these fools saying this, the pre from the president to all the health officials, to [00:11:00] just about anybody, all these doctors that had prevented transmission number one and you from getting covid both have turned out to be utter obscene lies.
And yet we still push this nonsense and we still have the, uh, the, the trope where they say, You know, you won't be seriously hospitalized. Where's the data on that? I haven't seen a study. I've been, I've been saying on every interview someone present to me a peer reviewed study that actually proves it reduces hospitalization, which is just something nefe, you know, like nebulous term.
What does that, what does that mean? It's just, it's gobbledygook marketing spin. Yeah. .
Marty: It seems like, uh, the more jabs you get, the more likely you are actually to be hospitalized, maybe like an abject lie on top of the spin. Well,
Ed: yeah. So, so the boosters at this point, if, if you took the original vaccine and you were fooled, you know, hey, I, I feel for you.
I get it. You know, my dad took it, my brother took it. They're not getting [00:12:00] anymore. You know, my ex-wife took her. She's not getting anymore. So if you continue to get boosters with the product, that at the very least doesn't even work at. You're ba you're basically, it's like buying a falling stock where there's fraud being, uh, kind of slowly leaked out and you're, you're doubling down on a bet, except this time you won't lose money.
You might lose your health and or life. So, you know, just getting a booster at this point is like Russian roulette. If you were okay the first time, why would you, why would you, why would you, why would you, why would you risk it again for something that just doesn't work? It's, it's insanity at this point.
Marty: No, and that goes back to what I mentioned before we hit Ricard. It seems like there's a massive sunk cost fallacy at play, and you mentioned it earlier for individuals like ourselves who decided not to get the vaccine because there wasn't enough data. Uh, and obviously there was a lot of vitriolic debate when the vaccines were first being rolled out.
Uh, people who getting [00:13:00] them claiming that the people who didn't were putting people's lives at risk and people who didn't get them telling the people who did get them that they were idiots. But like you say, like this has happened. It seems to be, uh, a terrible mistake. Like, how do we come to this? It's not even a national reconciliation, but like a global reconciliation.
Hey, we just all have to recognize that this was a bad idea. People who didn't get it, were not gonna shame you because you did get it. We need to get over those psychological adversary mindsets and, and come together and say Our governments and the big pharma industry and the tech industry just openly si uped us for the last three years.
Ed: Uh, look, I have no problem for, uh, with. that decides they were wrong and, and, and, and works to get these things stopped and that's how we're gonna win. We have to convince the marginal folks who weren't [00:14:00] religious about this, that didn't make this their tribal identity, who are, you know, either forced to do it cuz they had to keep their job to just wake up, realize that this is a, a serious disaster that just occurred.
The largest biomedical disaster in the globe has ever seen. It's the biggest fraud I've ever seen in my. And once we get enough people to clamor to the politicians, the politicians flip cuz the regulators are gone. We don't have any reg, no one's coming to save us. Who save. What saves us is we the people and enough people get so, uh, agitated that, uh, we, we, we, we, we flip the tide.
Turn the tide, and it, it, it's just a question of timing. It, it's gonna happen. It's not if, but, uh, when it happens. And I'd like to move that over to the window, you know, to today. Have, you know, the, the health authorities stop the vaccination program, but realistically that won't happen. But it's a slow grind.
That's why I wrote the book. The book was a tool to convince people, uh, you [00:15:00] know, that the numbers of the numbers forget about, you know, who, who did it and why it has happened, and it's a disaster. So that, that's, that's the call to action. It's just everybody needs to wake up. We need to put pressure in our politic.
And then eventually things just flip because, you know, you can't hide the bodies, you can't hide the disabilities. It's gonna have tremendous, horrendous economic impacts for years to come. Uh, you know, we're seeing labor shortages. We're seeing supply chain breaks. We're seeing our hospital system literally falling apart.
The UK's got a crisis in their hospital system. Uh, and it's just gonna continue. And we're going to, I call it like the slow walk to a glacial mad. .
Marty: So let's dive into that a little bit in terms of, um, the, the market for labor and the stress on the hospital systems. What, what's particularly happening? What are you seeing?
Ed: Well, so let, let's just go on the numbers. I mean, so the employment number, so there's about a hundred million able-bodied employed people in the us of the 300 [00:16:00] doing the jobs may, maybe it's more 120, but it, I, I've, I've seen numbers that it's a hundred million employed. Of the employed, uh, we added 3.2 million, uh, uh, 1.7 million to the disability list.
And then if you add the deaths, which we calculated around 800,000, you know, plus or minus 200,000, so 600,000, no 1 million, you add that to the 1.7. You know, we're looking, we're approaching 3 million people to just kind of dropped out. Uh, and that's huge. That's just like, you know, it's, it's huge. And you know, this, the, the story in the mainstream media is, it's called The Great Resignation.
Millennials rethought their lives during Covid. And you know what, whatever that means, I mean, peop, I don't know about you, but most people have to work to put food on the table. So this nonsense that everyone's like rethinking their lives, it's just, it's the most absurd narrative I've ever heard. Uh, these numbers are big, you know, 3 million people just [00:17:00] kind of mysteriously disappearing from the labor force.
Okay. And, and we were already running tight. We, we ru everything was running on just in time inventory. Everybody's lean and now we're getting to layoff time. And what's interesting is as the companies are laying off people, there's still help wanted ads. I've never seen a recession where there's help wanted signs and ads during a recession.
I mean, it's this, this is all you need to know. And so goods and services you used to take for granted are gonna start getting harder to hard, harder to come. Um, you know, you know, the anecdote that it was real to me was my car. I couldn't get it into a body shop. I couldn't even get it repaired or parts.
They had to finally junk it. And then, uh, um, uh, I come to find out that they sold my Audi a six for, you know, blue Book was six. They gave me 10 grand, and then they, I'm sure they sold, they're not, you know, insurance companies aren't, They, you know, they towed it away, and I'm sure they sold the parts, stripped it for parts.
So [00:18:00] this is what's going on. The hospital system is a disaster. I'm hearing, you know, because of my seat in this issue, people reach out to me via social media, doctors and radiologists, and they're telling me that there's shortages in the hospitals and the shortages aren't because some of 'em are because people have burnt out and tired.
Others are because they're disabled and sick, or just died. So the system's slowly breaking down.
Marty: and when it, when it comes to like numbers or the excess mortality, just to put it in perspective, I forget if it was Germany or the uk, but their excess numbers in terms of body count, it was in one of those countries, I forget exactly which one hit like 120,000, uh, in recent weeks.
Ed: correct? I didn't, I haven't, I I, I, I know that the UK is, And they're, and they're actually, it's starting to come out in their mainstream media. I'm not fam, I haven't familiarized myself with the numbers, but look, um, it's becoming apparent to [00:19:00] everybody. Something's off. At the very least. If, if you're not like clued, like you and I are, people's in their gut, they know something's weird.
And you know, here I'm Maui, people who don't know anything about this, who don't even know that I wrote a book when I'm at a conversation because it is, I, I sometimes I'm talking to people on the. and they're like, wow, there's a lot of ambulances lately. What's going on? And of course I know what's going on and people are dropping dead and having, you know, strokes and what have you.
I mean, the ambulances are running 24 7 here on Maui. I mean, we see 'em all the time. Like, this didn't happen like that. It's, it's, so we're up to point now where either you're gonna admit there's a problem, then do something about it, or you're gonna put your head in the sand. And so those are the two types of.
Marty: Yeah. It's, it's not climate change or people eating too many eggs. Yeah. Apparently
Ed: eggs are, uh, causing strokes. Uh, I had a, I had, uh, two rib eye caps [00:20:00] and six eggs yesterday, so I, I, I'm at risk of dying, I guess.
Marty: We'll, uh, we'll make sure we have the, uh, the Maui, uh, ambulance on speed dial here in case you stroke out.
Ed: Absolutely. . You know, and, and then anecdotally, I'm 50, I'll be 56 in April. There was a, uh, world class paddler here on Maui Lock, Eggers, you know, he died while hiking the Poly Trail, which is a trail I used to hike all the time. He, he, he, you know, he was built like a, a brick, uh, And he just dropped dead by himself hiking the trail.
Who? And mysteriously his brother, who was also a world class paddler, died while paddling in April of last year. I mean, this just doesn't happen. And then we had an MMA fighter in Oahu. 18 year old young woman just dropped dead. I mean, wake up people. This is a joke. Yeah,
Marty: no, I think for some reason or another people.
Uh, really latch onto celebrity and athletes and I, I think the, the sports [00:21:00] world, all the headlines are coming out of sports and athletes dropping dead randomly is getting to a point where it's like undeniable. Obviously DeMar Hamlin falling on the field, and then that weird appearance that the playoff game over the weekend has a lot of people questioning what the hell's going on?
Ed: Yeah. You know, look, All I know, I, I'm not gonna comment him specifically, but I'll say This's 95, the staff that the N F NFL put out is 95% of all NFL players were vaccinated. What I found curious about the DeMar Hamlin situation, and I didn't get, I didn't, I, I didn't comment on it because he wasn't, I know how the internet works, but those who dead, who question his vaccination status were attacked as horrible, disgusting individuals.
You know, I'm old enough to remember. , your vaccination status is required to go to a restaurant, a school, a gym, uh, get a job. So it's, it's, it's curious now, uh, asking someone's vaccination status is verbot and if they [00:22:00] dropped dead suddenly. So everything's flipped on. We're living in clown world and to speak on the southern athletic desks, it's in my book.
I, you know, I, I I show hundreds and hundreds of, of stories of athletes that drop. We used under the age of 45. We have hundreds in the book and it's not exhaustive. There was a study done and we put a little math on this, realizing it's mostly anecdotal. What really nails the case is the metadata, but let's, let's just look at the athletes.
Did, did athletes die suddenly on the field prior to 2021? They sure did, but it was very rare. There was a study done in the Los Angeles study in 2006, looked at 38. Wasn't as comprehensive as they would like, but they found 1,101 such stories and incidences of sudden athletic deaths under the age of tw, uh, 35.
That's averages to about 29 a year. Okay. So it did happen. But [00:23:00] again, just go in your memory bank people. Do you remember this happening all the time? No, you don't. It was rare and, and you know, I went through, uh, junior high, high school, college. I went to Notre Dame. , you know, uh, I went to lots of football games.
I don't remember anybody ever collapsing on the field or dying suddenly while I was, uh, you know, in my twenties. Just didn't happen. So now we'd be lucky to have a month with just 29 sudden, sudden athletic deaths. We, we, you know, we recorded I think like over a hundred in December of, uh, 21. I mean, it just, it's just, it, it's a, it's a joke at this point.
Marty: And so let's go down the hypothetical future in which the tide does. people begin to come to grips with what has happened. What happens after that? Obviously there's, in the book you don't try to name names or try to point blame at anybody, but at some point if the tide does turn, people will be looking, uh, at the people that push this and looking for justice.[00:24:00]
Like what, what does that look like in your mind? Well, it's
Ed: a total lack of trust in all global governments and institutions, medical institutions, college institu. Quote unquote experts. So we're gonna see a collapse in trust, which is already pretty low anyways. Um, and, uh, that may be what, uh, is the plan to use that collapse to introduce a new system.
So I'm, I'm always thinking 3D 4D chess. Wouldn't it be great to have, uh, all the global governments collapse and then introduce a new, a new system? So we're gonna be wary of. You know, these bond characters, these bond villain characters, Klaus Schwab and Harari and Bill. I mean, these people are so absurd that I gotta think that, uh, they're being set up for something.
That's my, that's my speculation, my theory that, you know, these, these, these people get thrown into the bus and then some more benign, reasonable sounding system comes into place because a new system's coming. Make no mistake about that. Th th this current monetary system is [00:25:00] kaput. We're just in, uh, a slow motion train.
And they have to figure out a way to introduce a new currency, an essential bank. Digital cur and currency is what they want, obviously. Uh, if they get their way, it's total another slavery cuz it'll be linked to everything. They can, they can, they can tweak it for social reasons. They can stop your purchases of meat.
If they decide meat's killing the plant, whatever it is they want, they can. It's total control. Yeah. The
Marty: CBD C future is a dystopian hells. that, uh, my, yeah, straight up. My children will not be living in that hellscape. That's why. No, we focus on Bitcoin here, but, but yeah, no, I think, I mean, if there is this grand plan and we're gonna run with that thesis, I mean there was nothing better than a vaccine passport to begin embedding that type of system.
You start with the vaccine passport then. Oh, you have a Walton here too. Yeah. The good news
Ed: is the vaccine passport system seems to have been thwarted. You gotta remember if you go. Not that long ago. The, the plan that they were, [00:26:00] what we're hoping to implement was quarterly boosters with UpToDate surveillance and vaccine passports.
And they wanted to link it digitally so that, you know, you get your vaccine passport, enter your number, and, you know, everything's digitalized. And that was gonna the, an, the entry into the central bank digit digital currency. So that's been thwarted. I mean, the, the vaccine pushback is beginning a lot of the mandates, at least in the.
Uh, were thwarted. Uh, there's still some, you know, first responders are still, uh, having to get these things. Colleges are still mandating, but the booster uptake is abysmal for the bivalent booster, which is good. So we think, we seem to, we, we have thwarted, thwarted their vaccination plans in the us which will hopefully be a holdout and, uh, help roll back other countries.
Marty: Yeah. And yeah. If this plays out where the tide turns collapse in, confidence plays [00:27:00] out. Again. I find it hard to believe that if you have that collapse in confidence that anybody's actually gonna, uh, go along with the government and download the C b C wallet. So what, what is the alternative parallel system in your
Don't know, but be, be suspicious of anybody super eloquent and handsome or beautiful, that coming in with something that sounds very reasonable that we haven't seen on the world stage. I. that if, if I was gonna introduce something, I would set up the straw man, which is, uh, you know, uh, Harari and, uh, Klaus Schwab and all this.
Eat the bugs and you own nothing nonsense as the villains. And then you, you throw them under the bus and then you come in with some, some system that seems benign, but just like the central banking system, most people don't even understand how that works even today. , you would set up a system that sounds great, but only that the insiders know how it really works.
Marty: So have you become more drawn to Bitcoin through all [00:28:00] this? Since it's open source it's more auditable. More verifiable. So when I, when I think about this, why I've dedicated my life, it's a Bitcoin in conversations like this, cause it really highlights like, hey, you juxtapose Central Bank digital system, even the fiat monetary system, closed source controlled by a few insiders with.
Bitcoin, which is open source, anybody can verify, anybody can audit. And just intuitively, to me it makes sense if we want to live in a free world in the digital age, that this is the type of system that would need to be adopted.
Ed: Yeah. Obviously something like that's gonna rise. The problem you get to watch out for is folks who are, uh, coming forward in that world, who are tied to the, you know, sha shadowy links to the powers that be already.
It needs to be, uh, a system needs to be propagated by those who want nothing to do with the old system. So you just gotta vet people. I mean, this, this, this disaster with, uh, [00:29:00] what is it? Ftx, I mean, , I mean, I mean, we can't, you gotta watch out for those freaks.
Marty: Yeah, no, I completely agree. I actually had that freak on my radar two years ago.
I started calling him out. He blocked me on Twitter. But no, completely. I mean, so those. An SBF archetype is somebody who's trying to co-opt. And I would, I would argue who's trying to co-opt Bitcoin, an affinity scam off of it to funnel people into, uh, a centrally controlled system that sort of looks like Bitcoin, but isn't exactly that.
And you can tell, like going back and reading like the Sequoia puff piece on him, and when he was explaining like, yeah, ftx ftt the token of the future, it's gonna be used for everything. I think that when you talk about PSYOPs, I think FTX was one massively supported c IOP that was thrust on this market.
Who knows if it was intended to funnel people into a fully controlled cryptocurrency world or, [00:30:00] um, uh, used as an a setup for a massive up to, to drag Bitcoin down. Cuz uh, I would argue you need to separate Bitcoin from the rest of that crypto bullshit, which is all centrally control. ,
Ed: right? There's, there was a, you know, it was, it's like the.com boom, right?
You had a couple real companies that emerged from that disaster. Most of them were frauds. So a lot of the alt coins, and, you know, you and I talked about this, a lot of that's just
Marty: garbage. Yeah, yeah. Affinity scams. And so how else, so how, I mean, obviously you've built a hedge fund, you've got a strategy, you're gonna.
Ed: that, well, we're in the process of raising a seed from a like-minded investor who will get ownership in the company. We're in the process of meeting and vetting. We are, we are going super slow because we've already had some nefarious characters reach out to us that we've rejected. So we need to be ver like, like, like, like, like in the Bitcoin world, [00:31:00] we can't have the same Friedman's, you know, investing with us to corrupt us.
So we're, we're going super. Yeah,
Marty: yeah, he got his tentacles and everything. It's actually funny to watch from, from, uh, afar, very venture capitalist in the space as well. Luckily, all of our portfolio companies stayed away from, uh, interacting with SBF and the Alamedas of the world, but, uh, they, they corrupt everything they touch.
Ed: Yeah. So we're, we're in the process of vetting. We, uh, at the top of the hour, I have to get off here and get on a call with the family office who we're gonna interview. So, you know, it's a slow process. We're not in a rush. We know we're gonna get it funded. It's just a question of with who.
Marty: Yeah. So what's the thesis, uh, behind are you trading this, this massive narrative and a potential turning of, of the.
Ed: It, uh, we have the strategy in place. It's early cycle indicators, [00:32:00] economic fundamental indicators. It's gonna pick up all the vaccine damage, it's gonna get all the growth rates and inflation rates correct. So we're gonna express those bets through commodities, uh, bond, uh, futures, indices, and stock futures indices.
So we're gonna, we got, we got the magic sauce. It's gonna, uh, uh, predict correctly the economies going forward globally. Unfortunately, what I see and what we see is we're gonna, we're gonna see recession recovery, recession recovery. It's gonna be like the seventies, but even worse. So it's gonna be stagflation, which is a disaster.
So, you know, we're probably gonna bottom, uh, G D P and sometime in q2, the, the current stock market's waiting to follow and, and fall sharply soon. We'll have a rebound and everyone will get excited, and then we'll have another recession, you know, a year later. That's, that's what I see. It's like just economic, Malay for years to come.
Marty: where are the opportunities, if you're an entrepreneur [00:33:00] or somebody looking to fix the pieces that are falling apart right now?
Ed: Where would you Oh, the chief, the opportunities you, uh, opportunities. Med, the medical field, the, the whole medical system. Once this is exposed, uh, there's gonna be tremendous new ways of doing medicine.
Holistic medicine's gonna make a huge comeback. Companies are already starting. Uh, a lot of the frontline doctors who've lost their licenses are starting new ways of, uh, healing. Um, there's gonna be, uh, you know, opportunities, uh, just locally, all sorts of, uh, um, Local businesses are gonna come back and investing in local businesses personally with people, you know, might be the way to go if you have capital.
Marty: Yeah. That's actually encouraging because, uh, the lockdowns completely decimated small businesses here in the United States would be great. Yeah, they
Ed: did. They did. And that was, it was designed to do that. Uh, I've co I've become convinced that you could make a Ricoh case because it was [00:34:00] just bazaro how essential businesses were everything but big box.
Where the, uh, the, if, if it was a real threat, you know, you, you congregate hundreds and hundreds of people breathing on each other, but the small business, you got two or three people in the shop. I, I, I never understood the, the, the, the logic behind any of that.
Marty: No. I mean, my parents own and operate a coffee shop in our hometown, and it was extremely stress.
18 months for them between the time they were forced to close down and the time they were able to reopen them. Yeah. It never made sense that you can go to Walmart, you can go to Whole Foods and go to Home Depot, but you can't go to the coffee shop
Ed: down the street. You could go to Starbucks here on Maui.
That was interesting.
Marty: Yeah. , it's, and it, like you said, it's an insane clown world that we live in, and so. . Another thing like speaking on healthcare too, that's one thing that [00:35:00] should be made clear throughout all this. Particularly like focusing on covid. Not even the vaccine obviously affected people with comorbidities, particularly obesity, uh, much more than, than the healthier person.
So that's always something that's perplexed me as this, this, uh, environment. A society that's basically enamored with the pharmaceutical companies of the world and a pill for this, a pill for that. Like, I would love to see us come out the other end of this and people really dig into holistic healthcare, particularly focusing on preventative care by being a healthy individual.
At the end of the day, let's,
Ed: I like, like to use anecdotes. So when I was a kid, uh, I was born in 67 in the early seventies. I remember going over to my grandparents', and they were old, but they, they weren't taking, I never, there was never, this grandpa has to take his 20 pills. Grandpa was, grandpa was fine until the day he [00:36:00] dropped dead.
I mean, he, he, you know, he was doing just fine. And then he, one day he just went and he was gone. And like, you know, there wasn't this slow, uh, you know, destruction of health with like 20 pills and. I meet my friend's parents and they're like, you know, talking about their meds, everyone's talking about their, this is something that's, that happens slowly over time.
I just remember, you know, when I was a kid, there were there, all these old people I was hanging out with weren't on meds. Now, now, now we're addicted to all these pills. I wouldn't say addicted. They're being pushed on people and the, and the side effects are horrendous. They cause all sorts of other health problems.
I mean, the quality of life just seems to de. Super, super quickly once you get on 20 pills and then they, you end up in a nursing home, which is another way to siphon off your, uh, hard-earned dollars that you saved and, and not able to transfer to your children.
Marty: Yeah, it's a good place to, uh, get murdered as well if, uh, if, uh, oh
AB absolutely. Uh, we know five [00:37:00] governors that did that with the, uh, with the Covid Lockdowns. There were two kill shots. First kill shot was in 2020 when they suppressed, uh, early treatment. , uh, early treatment, if it was widely available, would've, uh, made the e u a for the vaccine. They'll en void because one of the stipulations of the e uua is you can't have a remedy that's already pub available with current medications.
That's why you get an e, u a because there's nothing working. So they suppressed it on purpose, killed, you know, a ton of people. Then they rolled out these new, what I call death shots.
Marty: Yeah. And they prevented people from taking ivermectin. And hydroxychloroquine. I've seen some stuff about Ivermectin specifically that it may like when it comes to, uh, I mean, obviously people have gotten multiple, boosters are worried about the long-term effects, and I've seen some things, I haven't really dove into it, that ivermectin may help, uh, reverse adverse, uh, effects from the vaccine.
[00:38:00] Have you read into that at all, or? I, I, I've
Ed: heard that. I, I haven't done, done a deep dive. . What I do know is, this is, let's look at hydroxychloroquine and Ivermectin. They were off patent, so they were, you know, made, I guess Ivermectin is super cheap to make. Same with hydroxychloroquine. The safety profile on 'em is, you know, fabulous unless you, unless you purposefully overdose yourself.
I mean, these things were safe and, uh, it looks like they were effective, but they, they were off patent. Literally, you know what the system's about, the system's about creating new novel technologies to get their 17 year patent charge, outrageous amounts of money. And then when that goes off patent, they create a, you know, a slight twist on it, rebrand it.
And do you know, rinse, repeat? I mean, Prozac is off patent. No one's pushing Prozac anymore in the, uh, in the healthcare world, they're pushing some other nonsense. It's, that's on patents so they can make money. [00:39:00]
Marty: So do you think that. , a big part of the problem is the patent system in the medical industry. Do you think that needs an overhaul to actually get quality medicines to people?
Ed: the, the, the, the whole system is, is, uh, for profit. And when you have a for profit incentive, uh, it, it just, it creates, this creates crazy outcomes. I mean, you know, again, just look at, just look at the s sri industry, antide. , first of all, I think they don't work. But let, let's, let's let, let's give the benefit of the doubt.
Let's say they worked. Prozac was a big drug in the eighties and nineties. One off patent. Uh, you know, have you ever heard of anybody being on Prozac lately? No, because there's no money in it. It's, it's a generic drug now. So now they're on whatever they're on that is got, its, you know, the longest lead patent life on it.
I think the patents last 17 years where they're able to quote, unquote, recoup their r and d expense. That's why they're able to get a patent for 17 years. Cause the theory was the pharmaceutical industry needs to [00:40:00] be paid for its r and d. Yeah.
Marty: Xanax is the, uh, SSRI of choice these days, I believe.
Ed: Well, that, that, that, that's actually a benzo.
That's just an, that's anti-anxiety. That, and that's benzos are the worst things on the planet. They, I mean, they just are,
Marty: they're most addictive. Right. But yeah, it's hugely addictive. Yeah, it's uh, and I guess to wrap this up, going back to like the con reconciliation and getting past this, obviously we talked about the sun cost fallacy and even though there is a collapse in confidence, it seems to be playing out for some reason or another, a SubT of the population that really depends on authority, whether it be the pharmaceutical industry.
the, uh, fact checkers at the, the tech industry level or the political class to tell them what they need to do. Like, do you see that making a massive shift at the end of this? Do you see [00:41:00] people introspectively looking in and saying, Hey, maybe I shouldn't have trust these authority fi figures, because that's one thing I worry about is just a certain part of the population is pre-wired to.
Like look to authority for what to do, is that gonna change? Or do we just need new authority that is more, uh, more aligned with the wellbeing of these individuals?
Ed: So there's, I roughly break down the population this way. There's 10 to 20% of us that knew what was going on. And then there's the, the great unwashed masses that went along and go along who didn't really investigate anything.
60%, but they're not religious about this. You know, 10 to 20% of the population, I call 'em Covis, that this became, this became their religion. It became their tribal identity. It gave them, you know, these are people that are constantly in victimhood. That's why a lot of the woke people push the Codian religion because they love being victims.
And then, you know, the government gave [00:42:00] them authority to hate on us that didn't take it with, you know, virtue signal. These people are gone, just write them off. Don't even try to argue with them. Let them, you know, they're gone. But the 60% in the middle, those are the ones we need and we get them. And then everything shifts.
And the 20% who want to clinging on to their covid religion won't be around with us much longer if they continue to get boosted. So that, you know, this problem works itself out eventually. Yeah.
Marty: Yeah. Do you think we get justice?
Ed: You know, I do believe that that's gonna happen. Uh, but you. The, the first step is making people aware of the problem.
That's why I wrote the book, you know, it is let's, uh, let's stop the vaccination program and then let's, let's, uh, have some investigations to see what happened. The good news is, uh, Ron DeSantis has got the Florida State's Attorney General looking. That's how, um, that's how big tobacco is defeated Big tobacco, uh, hid and lied.
Uh, they were being sued with [00:43:00] individual cases and they were all getting dismissed because no discovery was allowed. State's, attorney General Generals came in on this because money, you know, they're losing money in the healthcare system. And then they were, they were able to get discovery because of, um, I, I forget it was some, some law that allowed 'em to get discovery.
So if, if we get discovery, this whole thing falls apart. So we need more states to start suing the hell out of, uh, Pfizer and the, and the FDA and the C CDC and what have you. Yeah.
Marty: And do you see, uh, the trend of. What began to happen during the lockdowns accelerating, which is individual states like Florida, Texas, asserting their autonomy from the federal government, you see a disintegration at the federal level.
Ed: Oops, my camera dropped. . Uh, absolutely. Absolutely. Um, I, you know, look, 25 years from now, what will we be the United States of America? That's a good question. I mean, are we gonna break down into regional whatever? [00:44:00] Look, there's some economic impacts going on here. So the, the, the, the, the, the draconian states that did, uh, mandates and lockdowns are having a huge exodus of, uh, people that can leave leaving.
Let's look at New York state. So what are, what, despite what you think about Goldman Sachs 300 senior, uh, executives are relocating the West Palm Beach, Florida. They're losing the, the, the, these, these states are losing their tax base and it's gonna come to a head and they're gonna have populations of poor people that they need to control.
And all the, the, the earners are leaving. So it, it's coming to a head. I don't know whether it's a civil war or what have you, but it seems like we're gonna super regionalized.
Marty: Yeah. God, I hope it's not a civil war. I'd like to think that we have the communication tools. The tech companies don't censor, but there are other [00:45:00] uncensorable tools like Noster being built out that allow us to communicate with each other.
Like, Hey, let's not draw guns here. Let's recognize the problem, which was the federal government and all of its alphabet soup agencies that got us into this mess. We need to, I mean, that's, I'm, I'm a big fan of, of states asserting their rights and really getting to that regionalized level, more localized level of let.
the people who actually live in these places decide how, how they govern themselves. Well,
Ed: the, the more people move to the states of their choice, the less likely we have a civil war because you just, you'll have states with, you know, a bunch of unproductive people in states with all the productive people.
So, you know, un un, unless, unless the governor of, of an unproductive state declares war against another state, I don't, I don't think anything's gonna happen. ,
Marty: it'll be interesting to see if. , the states begin implementing, uh, tax penalties for leaving like they do here at the US for [00:46:00]
Ed: California. Tried that.
Yeah, they did. They're trying to say that if you le leave California, they can grab, uh, taxes from you for like, up, I don't know, some crazy amount of years, like 12 years something. I mean, it's, it, it doesn't, it won't hold up in court, but, and if I moved from California and they sent me a bill, I'd throw it in the garbage.
Marty: Yeah. California seems to be the, uh, The worst of all the states in terms of these terrible policies, particularly energy policy. I mean, we haven't even touched on energy, but I mean, that's another,
Ed: uh, e en energy's a disaster. I mean, we literally, the first, uh, executive order on day one by Biden was to shut down the keystone pipeline.
That's all you need to know about what they're trying to do with energy. You know, I think, I, I think the energy policy was purposely put, uh, in place to. Um, shortages and then, you know, claimant, global warming is a problem. I mean, if you look at the e policies, uh, the coordinated policies from the EU and the us, you know, the price [00:47:00] of oil was skyrocketing well before Putin did a damn thing.
So, uh, and, and, and, and the, and the US dollar was going up at the same time, so it wasn't a com it wasn't a, an a ch a a commodity inflation cycle. It was literally choking the supply of energy to, to cause, you know, problem. Yeah. And Nucl Nu Nuclear could take care of all this, by the
Marty: way. Yes, it could.
that's, I mean, it's been, energy's been a big theme on this show for a couple years now, but I, I think that's another silver lining of the last year particularly, is that the e s G narrative has been completely disintegrating, uh, as people realize how important energy infrastructure is. I think there's been a lot of good work by people like Alex Epstein who have really been trying to highlight the hypocrisy of the quote unquote renewable industry, particularly the, the amount of heavy metals and hydrocarbons that go into the, the front end of those supply chains.
Or you're not gonna be able to energize the world, wind and [00:48:00] solar just simply.
Ed: Physically possible. Yeah, no, you can. And, and I used to be an electric utility analyst on Wall Street for two years, uh, at, at Donaldson, Lufkin and Gent. And what people don't understand is wind and solar. Uh, when you replace the coal, uh, they call 'em peakers.
When you replace the coal peakers with those things, they don't store the energy. So there are a couple times a year where you have, um, the need for, uh, electricity when it gets very cold and when it gets very, . And so when you don't have the peak peaker capacity, cuz again you can't store it and that's what peaker capacity, you turn it on when you need it, you have rolling blackouts.
So they're desi the, this green energy, uh, is literally telling you we want to have rolling blackouts. That, that it's built into the system. Yeah.
Marty: It turns out it gets really hot cuz the wind stops blowing and it gets really cold because the clouds cover the sun. Uh, , imagine that. No. Then you have, I mean I know you have to go here, but then you have.
[00:49:00] The complete contradiction of the Bill Gates' of the world and the World Economic Forum, pushing everybody towards solar specifically, and then also, uh, pushing to blot out the sun like light metals, uh, as well to, to, to tame climate change.
Ed: The, the, it's, it's the stupidest idea I've ever heard in my life.
There wasn't one person in that room who raised their hand and said, We might, you know, have, uh, you know, crop failures and, and star 5 billion people. Maybe that, maybe that's the idea. I don't know, but it's the stupidest thing I've ever heard in my life. ?
Marty: Yes. Well, we do live in a clown world, so yeah. It's only gonna get stupider until, until the tide turns.
But I think individuals like yourself are very important to, to making sure that the tide does turn. So I want to thank you for all the work that you've been. It's been great to see you back on Twitter. Thanks.
Ed: Yeah, that's good. Yeah, it's good. Uh, you know, but we'll see how long they keep us on. We'll, I, I, I, I'll enjoy it while I can, but, you know, to your point about clown world, what you [00:50:00] need to start doing, everybody is like, if you're associating with people who believe in clown world, you gotta just literally get them outta your lives.
They're, they, they're trapped in some sort of alternate reality, and you need to associate yourself with. That are like-minded, that have critical thinking skills because hanging out with these people is gonna be detrimental to your survival going forward.
Marty: Yeah. Uh, they've been syop by the, uh, the global color revolution that seems to be upon us.
Ed: uh, yeah. Yeah. They're, they're, they're, they're gone. Move on.
Marty: All right, ed, well, I know you gotta go here. Is there anything, uh, any final thoughts you'd like to leave the freaks? Any messages? Any anything to look out?
Ed: Uh, I, I would say this, um, just get, you know, try to convince loved ones that are still thinking we're crazy of what's going on.
We'll turn the tide. Don't have fear. This, like, like you said, it's tremendous opportunity even in economic turmoil. Uh, look, look to things that are gonna create new alternative, [00:51:00] uh, economies and don't get tied into the current system because that's gonna die. Once, once everything is revealed, all these institutions are gonna.
Marty: Yes. I mean, it's incredibly sad and maddening what has happened, but there is gonna be incredible opportunity out of this. We can restructure the society in a, in a more fair and distributed way, which is important. The, the problem of central planning got us into this mess and hopefully more decentralized distributed solutions arise from all
And, and they will. People are working on 'em. , we, we've pledged with our hedge fund profits to fund all sorts of different ideas. We're not gonna, if we do become successful, we're not gonna sit around accumulating the yachts, boats and, and properties. I mean, that, that, that, that, that's, that's a madness game.
Marty: Yes, it is. One thing we like to say here is go shake your rancher's hand. Go, go, uh, go support your local rancher. Get good [00:52:00] quality food. And build up that. Absolutely. Ed, it's a beautiful day in Hawaii. I know you've gotta jump. I want to thank you for joining us again. Um, and hopefully we can do this again in the future.
Maybe the next time we talk the turn, we'll, we'll have tied a bit and we'll have more optimistic things to talk about. I,
Ed: I, I certainly hope so. And let's bet on that. Hopefully in the next three to four months when I come back on you and I have good news, let's plan on
Marty: it. Peace and love freaks.