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Connor Betts Dayton Shooter poster child for modern Democrat Party, Supported Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Pro Satan leftist

Connor Betts Dayton Shooter poster child for modern Democrat Party, Supported Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, Pro Satan leftist

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed: everything else is public relations.”…George Orwell

“Not every item of news should be published: rather must
those who control news policies endeavor to make every item
of news serve a certain purpose.”… Joseph Goebbels

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

The Poster Child for the modern Democrat Party, Connor Betts.

From Zero Hedge.

“Dayton Shooter Was A Pro-Satan Leftist Who Supported Warren, Sanders, Antifa And Communism”

“And while the media was eager to quickly expose the El Paso shooter as a right-wing extremist with the implication that he is merely following Trump’s belligerent rhetoric, only few details had emerged about the Dayton, Ohio shooter although we certainly understand why the mainstream media may not have rushed to make these alleged details public – because according to Heavy.com, the Dayton shooter was an Elizabeth Warren (and Bernie Sanders) supporter who advocated for socialism, communism and supported Antifa.”

“On his alleged Twitter account, he promoted Antifa and the Democratic Socialists of America”

“The account wrote that he would “happily vote for Democrat Elizabeth Warren, praised Satan, was upset about the 2016 presidential election results, and added, ‘I want socialism, and i’ll not wait for the idiots to finally come round to understanding.'”

He also allegedly retweeted a post about “rounding up hostages” in a video game before “shoot[ing] them all in the head”:”

“According to his former high school classmates, he was “a bully who liked to scare women.”

Heavy.com claimed they had verified his Twitter handle “through multiple verification factors, including a matching tattoo on both a page selfie and prominent news outlets’ pictures of Connor Betts; several family linkages to the page; similar photos, including of him and the family dog, on the page and family members’ verified accounts; and references to college and growing up in Ohio and Dayton.”

By Monday morning, Twitter had suspended the account:”

Read more:

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-08-05/dayton-shooter-was-pro-satan-leftist-who-supported-warren-sanders-antifa-and

 

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Blain Dillard Wake County NC parent sued by MVP for criticizing Mathematics Vision Project Common Core based program,  Son went from A-B to D-F math student

Blain Dillard Wake County NC parent sued by MVP for criticizing Mathematics Vision Project Common Core based program,  Son went from A-B to D-F math student

“When an opponent declares, “I will not come over to your side,” I calmly say, “Your child belongs to us already… What are you? You will pass on. Your descendants, however, now stand in the new camp. In a short time they will know nothing else but this new community.”…Adolf Hitler 

“North Carolina should have the highest education standards in the world, but we can do better than Common Core.”

“5. Teachers need to be free to teach. Common Core is just another set of bureaucratic mandates that will force teachers to teach to the test. There has been much frustration from the teaching community regarding this aspect of No Child Left Behind, so the federal government created waivers from NCLB only to replace it with more burdensome guidelines that will take creativity and innovation out of the classroom. If we want innovation in education, we should focus less on standards and more on allowing our teachers to do what they do best — teach.”…NC Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest

“Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.”…George Orwell, “1984″

 

From WRAL News.

“MVP math suing Wake County parent for ‘libel and slander’ after he criticized program

The company behind a controversial math curriculum being used in Wake County public schools has filed a lawsuit against a Cary parent, accusing him of “libel and slander” and “tortious interference with business relations” after he criticized the program.

An attorney for the Utah-based Mathematics Vision Project, or MVP, said the company decided to sue parent Blain Dillard after he made “false statements” about the company. Dillard says he is “innocent of all allegations and can defend each and every point made in the summons.””

“Dillard has spoken at numerous Wake County Board of Education meetings and with the news media about his dislike of MVP, which he says caused his 10th grade son to go from being an A and B math student to failing the subject in a short time period.”

“Karen Carter, another parent who has been critical of MVP, emailed local, state and national education leaders Tuesday to show support for Dillard.

“Is this the type of company WCPSS is comfortable being in business with? One that sues parents?” Carter wrote. “How can WCPSS parents and taxpayers be assured that their money, which WCPSS gave to MVP for various services, licensing fees, etc., isn’t being used to sue one of our own citizens? Although WCPSS cannot control MVP’S actions, they can control giving more taxpayer money to them which can be used to go after one of the district’s parents.””

Read more:

https://www.wral.com/mvp-math-suing-wake-county-parent-for-libel-and-slander-after-he-criticized-program/18540021/

From Blain Dillard.

“I am a parent in Wake County, NC, which includes Raleigh. We are home to the Wake County Public School System, one of the 15 largest in the US.

This past weekend I was served a summons written by Strong & Hanni, PC, of Salt Lake City, UT, for a complaint against me from Mathematics Vision Project, LLC (MVP), of Lehi, UT. The complaint alleges “libel and slander” and “tortious interference with business relations” related to statements I’ve made about MVP either on Facebook, my blog, or at our county school board meetings. I am innocent of all allegations and can defend each and every point made in the summons.

The case was filed in the Utah Fourth Judicial District Court as Case number 190401221.

This is an attempt at intimidation and bullying to silence my and other parents’ free speech advocating for our children’s education.

BACKGROUND
MVP creates curriculum resources for mathematics, and was adopted by my county beginning in 2017. My son was a 10th grader taking MVP Math 2 in 2018 when I noticed his grades suddenly declining. He went from being an A-B math student to a D-F math student almost instantly. I later found that this was largely related to the nature of how MVP is taught. It is considered a “discovery methodology” where students work in groups to try to figure out the math while the teacher facilitates. MVP is strongly supportive of Common Core math standards.

I soon found that my son was not alone. Many other parents in our county were complaining about MVP in various parent Facebook groups I saw. In February, 2019, I created a Facebook group dedicated to supporting parents of students in MVP. The group now has over 1400 members. I also created a web page and a blog where I and others gathered research and resources and documented cases where I analyzed data related to districts which adopted MVP. Many parents attended protests and spoke at school board meetings and some have been featured in our local news. Over 400 students at my son’s school conducted a student walkout in protest of MVP. Working with an attorney, 16 parents filed a formal complaint with our school system alleging 10 policy violations related to MVP in our county. The school system denied the complaint in June.

I am not alone in this fight. However, I am being singled out by MVP in this lawsuit because I am one of the originators of the social media campaigns and much of the research advocating against using the MVP curriculum.

Thank you for your prayers and support during this time.”

https://www.gofundme.com/f/wake-county-math-parent-legal-defense-fund

 

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Seth Rich murder Michael Isikoff July 9, 2019 report: Deborah Sines “personally briefed special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors”, Sines agenda revealed on social media 

Seth Rich murder Michael Isikoff July 9, 2019 report: Deborah Sines “personally briefed special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors”, Sines agenda revealed on social media

“On the DNC leak, Mueller started with the prejudice that it was “the Russians” and he deliberately and systematically excluded from evidence anything that contradicted that view.

Mueller, as a matter of determined policy, omitted key steps which any honest investigator would undertake. He did not commission any forensic examination of the DNC servers. He did not interview Bill Binney. He did not interview Julian Assange. His failure to do any of those obvious things renders his report worthless.”…Craig Murray

“I have noticed a trend:
1. The subjugation of probing investigations with honest questions and sincere motives.
2. The intensity with which the left, DNC controlled media has attacked those asking questions, “Thought Criminals.”
3. The difficulty in finding the latest news on the Seth Rich murder.
I have therefore tried to keep the story alive.”…Citizen Wells

 

Once again a Michael Isikoff report is being used to go off on a tangent and obfuscate the Seth Rich murder and Rich’s possible involvement in the leak of DNC data to Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.

We already know that the Russian Narrative is horse poop.

From Yahoo News.

“Exclusive: The true origins of the Seth Rich conspiracy theory. A Yahoo News investigation.
Michael Isikoff

Chief Investigative Correspondent Yahoo News

In the summer of 2016, Russian intelligence agents secretly planted a fake report claiming that Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was gunned down by a squad of assassins working for Hillary Clinton, giving rise to a notorious conspiracy theory that captivated conservative activists and was later promoted from inside President Trump’s White House, a Yahoo News investigation has found.”

“To me, having a foreign intelligence agency set up one of my decedents with lies and planting false stories, to me that’s pretty outrageous,” said Deborah Sines, the former assistant U.S. attorney in charge of the Rich case until her retirement last year. “Maybe other people don’t think it’s that outrageous. I did … once it became clear to me that this was coming from the SVR, then that triggers a lot of very serious [questions about] ‘What do I do with this?’””

“Speaking publicly about the case for the first time, Sines, the former prosecutor, said that the Russian conspiracy-mongering vastly complicated her efforts to solve the murder by forcing her and the Washington, D.C., police department to investigate a blizzard of false allegations in order to make sure there was nothing to any of them. “To waste your time investigating BS is just horrible,” said Sines.”

“In her efforts to better understand where the conspiracy theories were coming from, Sines used her security clearance to access copies of two SVR intelligence reports about Seth Rich that had been intercepted by U.S. intelligence officials. She later wrote a memo documenting the Russian role in fomenting the conspiracy theories that she sent to the Justice Department’s national security division, and personally briefed special counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors on her findings.

“It appeared to me that it was a very clear campaign to deflect an ongoing federal criminal investigation,” Sines said. “So then you have to look at why is Russia doing this? … It’s not rocket science before you add it up and you go, ‘Oh, if Seth is the leaker to WikiLeaks — it doesn’t have anything to do with the Russians. So of course Russia’s interest in doing this is incredibly transparent.” The Russian strategy, Sines said, was diabolically simple: “Let’s blame it on Seth Rich. He’s a very convenient target.””

Read more:

https://news.yahoo.com/exclusive-the-true-origins-of-the-seth-rich-conspiracy-a-yahoo-news-investigation-100000831.html

Read more of the article if you can stomach it.

You would have to be a complete idiot to believe Sines’ version.

Apparently Mueller did.

Even the Washington Post has disputed it.

As my mom always said “The guilty dog barks the loudest.”

Deborah Sines’ social media comments reveal much:

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March 19 · 

LOL! You know what to do, folks.

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March 18 · 

Yes! We do! 😭

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Seth Rich search engine results on Google Bing Yahoo DuckDuckGo Ecosia, “July 2019 Seth Rich” yields interesting results, Questions to be asked

Seth Rich search engine results on Google Bing Yahoo DuckDuckGo Ecosia, “July 2019 Seth Rich” yields interesting results, Questions to be asked

“I know that Seth Rich was involved in the DNC leak.”…Kim Dotcom

“On the DNC leak, Mueller started with the prejudice that it was “the Russians” and he deliberately and systematically excluded from evidence anything that contradicted that view.

Mueller, as a matter of determined policy, omitted key steps which any honest investigator would undertake. He did not commission any forensic examination of the DNC servers. He did not interview Bill Binney. He did not interview Julian Assange. His failure to do any of those obvious things renders his report worthless.”…Craig Murray

“I have noticed a trend:
1. The subjugation of probing investigations with honest questions and sincere motives.
2. The intensity with which the left, DNC controlled media has attacked those asking questions, “Thought Criminals.”
3. The difficulty in finding the latest news on the Seth Rich murder.
I have therefore tried to keep the story alive.”…Citizen Wells

 

I want the truth about Seth Rich, his murder and possible involvement in DNC data leaks to Julian Assange and WikiLeaks.

I have no hidden agenda.

The American Citizens and our Justice System deserve the truth.

I have been working diligently to keep the story alive in search of the truth.

I also have used search engines extensively over many years and have watched them “evolve” for better or worse.

If I want recent news on a subject or to see how Citizen Wells articles fare, I do something like the following:

“July 2019 Seth Rich”

Here are the results from Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo and a new one Ecosia.

Google:

Murder of Seth Rich – Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Seth_Rich
The murder of Seth Rich occurred on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at 4:20 a.m. in the Bloomingdale …… Retrieved April 19, 2019. ^ Poulsen, Kevin (April 18, 2019).
‎Gunfire locator · ‎2016 Democratic National … · ‎Bloomingdale

Seth Rich Was Not Source of Leaked D.N.C. Emails, Mueller Report …

Apr 20, 2019 – Mary Rich, the mother of the Democratic operative Seth Rich, at a news … On July 14, WikiLeaks received an encrypted file from Russian …

Why Didn’t Mueller Investigate Seth Rich? – Consortiumnews

Why Didn’t Mueller Investigate Seth Rich?


Jun 12, 2019 – No one knows who killed Rich in Washington, D.C., on July 10, 2016. All we know is … Slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich.

Bing:

Seth Rich data subpoena by Attorney Ty Clevenger July 2 …
https://citizenwells.com/2019/07/02/seth-rich-data-subpoena-by-attorney-ty-clevenger…
Jul 02, 2019 · Seth Rich data subpoena by Attorney Ty Clevenger July 2, 2019 to FBI, Crowdstrike, and DNC, Mueller and Obama officials relied on redacted draft reports prepared by CrowdStrike “The facts that we know of in the murder of the DNC staffer, Seth Rich, was that he was gunned down blocks from his home on July 10, 2016.

Why Didn’t Mueller Investigate Seth Rich? – Consortiumnews

Why Didn’t Mueller Investigate Seth Rich?


Volume 25, Number 182—Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Main menu Skip to content. … Seth Rich, on the other hand, seems to very likely have been involved in the OTHER leak that WikiLeaks published, i.e …

Mueller report: the Seth Rich conspiracy theory needs to …
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/4/19/18507848/seth-rich-conspiracy-theory…
Apr 19, 2019 · On July 10, 2016, shortly before the DNC emails were released, Seth Rich was shot to death about a block from his home in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of …
Author: Jane Coaston

Yahoo:

Seth Rich data subpoena by Attorney Ty Clevenger July 2, 2019 …
citizenwells.com/2019/07/02/seth-rich-data…
Seth Rich data subpoena by Attorney Ty Clevenger July 2, 2019 to FBI, Crowdstrike, and DNC, Mueller and Obama officials relied on redacted draft reports prepared by CrowdStrike “The facts that we know of in the murder of the DNC staffer, Seth Rich, was that he was gunned down blocks from his home on July 10, 2016.

The Seth Rich conspiracy theory needs to end now – vox.com
http://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/4/19/…
On July 10, 2016, shortly before the DNC emails were released, Seth Rich was shot to death about a block from his home in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, DC, in what police believe to …

Why Didn’t Mueller Investigate Seth Rich? – Consortiumnews
consortiumnews.com/2019/06/12/why-didnt-mueller…
Volume 25, Number 182—Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Main menu Skip to content. … Seth Rich, on the other hand, seems to very likely have been involved in the OTHER leak that WikiLeaks published, i.e

DuckDuckGo:

Seth Rich data subpoena by Attorney Ty Clevenger July 2, 2019 …
Search domain citizenwells.com/2019/07/02/seth-rich-data-subpoena-by-attorney-ty-clevenger-july-2-2019-to-fbi-crowdstrike-and-dnc-mueller-and-obama-officials-relied-on-redacted-draft-reports-prepared-by-crowdstrike/https://citizenwells.com/2019/07/02/seth-rich-data-subpoena-by-attorney-ty-clevenger-july-2-2019-to-fbi-crowdstrike-and-dnc-mueller-and-obama-officials-relied-on-redacted-draft-reports-prepared-by-crowdstrike/
Seth Rich data subpoena by Attorney Ty Clevenger July 2, 2019 to FBI, Crowdstrike, and DNC, Mueller and Obama officials relied on redacted draft reports prepared by CrowdStrike “The facts that we know of in the murder of the DNC staffer, Seth Rich, was that he was gunned down blocks from his home on July 10, 2016.

The Seth Rich conspiracy theory needs to end now – vox.com
Search domain http://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/4/19/18507848/seth-rich-conspiracy-theory-mueller-reporthttps://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/4/19/18507848/seth-rich-conspiracy-theory-mueller-report
On July 10, 2016, shortly before the DNC emails were released, Seth Rich was shot to death about a block from his home in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, DC, in what police believe to …

Why Didn’t Mueller Investigate Seth Rich? – Consortiumnews
Search domain consortiumnews.com/2019/06/12/why-didnt-mueller-investigate-seth-rich/https://consortiumnews.com/2019/06/12/why-didnt-mueller-investigate-seth-rich/
Volume 25, Number 182—Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Main menu Skip to content. … Seth Rich, on the other hand, seems to very likely have been involved in the OTHER leak that WikiLeaks published, i.e …

Ecosia:

Seth Rich data subpoena by Attorney Ty Clevenger July 2 …
https://citizenwells.com/2019/07/02/seth-rich-data-subpoena-by-attorney-ty-clevenger…
Seth Rich data subpoena by Attorney Ty Clevenger July 2, 2019 to FBI, Crowdstrike, and DNC, Mueller and Obama officials relied on redacted draft reports prepared by CrowdStrike “The facts that we know of in the murder of the DNC staffer, Seth Rich, was that he was gunned down blocks from his home on July 10, 2016.

Was DNC Worker Seth Conrad Rich Gunned Down on His Way to …
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/seth-conrad-rich
On 10 July 2016, Democratic National Committee (DNC) staffer Seth Conrad Rich was shot and killed just after 4 AM in Washington, D.C. Rich’s tragic death was undoubtedly destined to feed a …

Seth Rich: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com
https://heavy.com/news/2016/07/seth-rich-dnc-voter-election-fraud-democratic-national…
Seth Rich was murdered in July 2016. (Facebook/Seth Rich memorial page) NBC Channel 4 in Washington says that Seth’s mother, Mary Rich, said police “told her family her son may have been the …

Conclusion:

In the approx. 30 minutes since I began this article, DuckDuckGo originally had the fake NY Times article as No. 1 like Google and with an Ad designation.

I realize that “Big Brother” is watching me and search engines are dynamic, but what gives?

As Rush Limbaugh would say: “A teachable moment.”

 

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California begins massive voter roll clean up, Notifies up to 1.5 million inactive voters, Judicial Watch 2017 lawsuit to force cleanup of Los Angeles County voter rolls

California begins massive voter roll clean up, Notifies up to 1.5 million inactive voters, Judicial Watch 2017 lawsuit to force cleanup of Los Angeles County voter rolls

“High importance. I met with Jim and Mike in Denver. They are both old friends of the Clintons and have lots of experience. Mike hosted our Boulder Road Show event. They are reliving the 08 caucuses where they believe the Obama forces flooded the caucuses with ineligible voters. They want to organize lawyers for caucus protection, election protection and to raise hard $.”…Podesta Wikileaks email leak

“What is your threshold for acceptable voter fraud since 1 vote can win most elections?”…Citizen Wells

“We control life, Winston, at all its levels. You are imagining that there is something called human nature which will be outraged by what we do and will turn against us. But we create human nature. Men are infinitely malleable.”…George Orwell, “1984″

 

From Judicial Watch June 19, 2019.

“California Begins Massive Voter Roll Clean-Up – Notifies Up to 1.5 Million ‘Inactive’ Voters as Part of Judicial Watch Lawsuit Settlement

Judicial Watch announced today that it has been informed that Los Angeles County has sent notices to as many as 1.5 million inactive voters on its voter rolls. This mailing is a step toward removing the names of voters who have moved, died, or are otherwise ineligible to vote. The massive mailing is the result of a settlement agreement with Judicial Watch requiring the County to remove as many as 1.5 million inactive registrations. In addition, the California secretary of state has alerted other California counties to clean up their voter registration lists to comply with the federal National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), as the secretary promised to do in that same settlement agreement.

All of this is the result of a federal lawsuit Judicial Watch filed in 2017 to force the cleanup of Los Angeles County’s voter rolls (Judicial Watch, Inc., et al. v. Dean C. Logan, et al. (No. 2:17-cv-08948)). Judicial Watch sued on its own behalf and on behalf of Wolfgang Kupka, Rhue Guyant, Jerry Griffin, and Delores M. Mars, who are lawfully registered voters in Los Angeles County. Judicial Watch was joined in this lawsuit by Election Integrity Project California, Inc., a public interest group that has long been involved in monitoring California’s voter rolls.

Under the terms of the settlement agreement, voters who do not respond to the notices sent by the County and who do not vote in the next two federal elections must be removed from the voting rolls. Secretary Padilla also agreed to update the state’s online NVRA manual in order to make clear that ineligible names must be removed and to notify each California county that they are obliged to do this. On April 11, Secretary Padilla notified Judicial Watch that this part of the settlement agreement had been implemented.

The agreement also required the office of the secretary of state to send a written advisory to all county clerks/registrars of voters in California stating that current federal law requires the cancellation of a registrant who has failed to respond to an official notice and who then fails to vote, offers to vote, correct the registrar’s record, “or otherwise have their eligibility to vote confirmed for a period of time including the next two general federal elections.”

The updated California National Voter Registration Act Manual, March 2019, conforms to this standard. In April and May 2019, the California secretary of state provided a training presentation to all 58 counties in California regarding the proper list maintenance procedures under the NVRA.

As Judicial Watch previously noted, Los Angeles County has over 10 million residents, more than the populations of 41 of the 50 United States. California is America’s largest state, with almost 40 million residents. The County had allowed more than 20% of its registered voters to become inactive without removing them from the voter list.”

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https://www.judicialwatch.org/press-room/press-releases/california-begins-massive-voter-roll-clean-up-notifies-up-to-1-5-million-inactive-voters-as-part-of-judicial-watch-lawsuit-settlement/

 

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Ed Butowsky v Folkenflik et al plaintiff response to defendant objection to report and recommendation of Magistrate Judge Craven, May 29, 2019, Defamation in Seth Rich reports alleged

Ed Butowsky v Folkenflik et al plaintiff response to defendant objection to report and recommendation of Magistrate Judge Craven, May 29, 2019, Defamation in Seth Rich reports alleged

“The facts that we know of in the murder of the DNC staffer, Seth Rich, was that he was gunned down blocks from his home on July 10, 2016. Washington Metro police detectives claim that Mr. Rich was a robbery victim, which is strange since after being shot twice in the back, he was still wearing a $2,000 gold necklace and watch. He still had his wallet, key and phone. Clearly, he was not a victim of robbery.”…Retired Admiral James A. Lyons March 1, 2018

“Mueller, as a matter of determined policy, omitted key steps which any honest investigator would undertake. He did not commission any forensic examination of the DNC servers. He did not interview Bill Binney. He did not interview Julian Assange. His failure to do any of those obvious things renders his report worthless.”…Craig Murray May 9, 2019

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

From the “REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE” by Magistrate Craven April 17, 2019.

“Here, Plaintiff has sufficiently alleged conduct on the part of Defendants sufficient to constitute civil conspiracy. The Court recommends this part of Defendants’ motion to dismiss be denied.”

https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.txed.183024/gov.uscourts.txed.183024.58.0.pdf

From Ed Butowsky, plaintiff response to defendant objection to report and recommendation of Magistrate Judge Craven, May 29, 2019.

“● Plaintiff alleges facts that plausibly show Defendants’ actual malice.
“Putting aside the Court’s above concerns as to the applicability of the common
law and statutory privileges – something Defendants must demonstrate – there are other reasons for recommending Defendants’ Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss based on the common law and statutory privileges and the third-party allegations rule be denied. First, even if the conditional privileges do apply, Plaintiff can overcome the privileges by pleading actual malice … Plaintiff alleges facts which plausibly allege actual malice (that Folkenflik knew the statements were false or did not act for the purpose of protecting the interest for which the privileges exist).”
[R&R, pp. 45-46; id., pp. 78-88 (“Even if the Court were to assume, for purposes of this Report and Recommendation only, that Plaintiff is a limited-purpose public figure, the Court would agree with Plaintiff that he has sufficiently alleged actual malice …
Plaintiff’s allegations are sufficient at this stage to create a ‘plausible inference’ that Folkenflik and NPR published the reports with actual malice … Plaintiff’s allegations sufficiently indicate at this stage in the litigation that Folkenflik purposefully avoided learning the truth … Plaintiff plausibly alleges when Folkenflik published the statements, he knew the statements were false, had serious doubts as to their truth, or had a high degree of awareness of their probable falsity … Thus, the Court finds Plaintiff plausibly
alleges Folkenflik and NPR published statements with actual malice.”)].

● Plaintiff sufficiently alleges that Defendants’ reports were not fair,
true, or impartial. “Second, regardless of whether Defendants are seeking to establish the common law or statutory privileges or both, those conditional privileges only protect publications which are fair, true and impartial accounts … The Court finds Plaintiff has alleged facts which plausibly allege the reports were not fair, true, and impartial accounts of the Wheeler Complaint … The Court disagrees with Defendants that they have established their entitlement to dismissal under §73.002(b) (fair report and fair comment privileges) at this stage of the proceedings.”

● Plaintiff sufficiently alleges material falsity.
“Here, as will be discussed in detail below, the Court finds, at this stage of the
case and under the facts as alleged in the Complaint, Plaintiff has sufficiently
alleged the gist of the publications was not substantially true. The Court is not
convinced the publications place Plaintiff in no worse light than the underlying
allegations contained in the Wheeler Complaint, as urged by Defendants. Thus,
the Court is not convinced the third-party allegations rule codified in Texas Civil
Practices and Remedies Code § 73.005(b) applies, and as a matter of law, bars
Plaintiff’s claims.”
[R&R, pp. 50-51, 52-53; id., p. 74, n. 28 (“At this stage of the case and under the facts as alleged in the Complaint (including that Defendants acted in concert and conspiracy with Wigdor to publish and republish false and defamatory statements), the Court also finds Plaintiff has sufficiently alleged the falsity element of his defamation claim. In addition to [his] allegations that Defendants and Wigdor manufactured the false and ‘preconceived’ story, Plaintiff has also sufficiently alleged the gist of the reports was not substantially true – that is, that the reports were not fair, true, and impartial accounts of the Wheeler Complaint.”)].

● NPR’s statements are reasonably capable of a defamatory meaning.
“As previously noted, Plaintiff argues the ‘gist’ of the publications is that
Plaintiff, a ‘Dallas investment manager’ and ‘financial talking head,’ concocted,
spearheaded and actively participated with Fox News and the White House in a
concerted scheme to promote ‘fake news.’ … Evaluating the August 1 Report as a
whole, the Court finds because of material additions and misleading
juxtapositions, an objectively reasonable reader could conclude the report
mischaracterized Plaintiff’s role in the Seth Rich investigation and ‘thereby cast
more suspicion on [Plaintiff’s] actions than an accurate account would have
warranted.’ … The August 1 Report as a whole is reasonably capable of a
defamatory meaning because it goes ‘beyond merely reporting materially true
facts.’ … The August 1 Report also juxtaposed facts in a possibly misleading way
… The Court finds the August 1 Report, as a whole, can be reasonably understood
as stating the meaning Plaintiff proposes and is capable of defamatory meaning.””

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Free Julian Assange, Journalism is not a crime, Reveal truth about Seth Rich and Russian hacking narrative

Free Julian Assange, Journalism is not a crime, Reveal truth about Seth Rich and Russian hacking narrative

“The Mueller report perpetuates the Russian narrative, states “Mr. Assange and WikiLeaks “implied falsely” that Mr. Rich had been the source of the emails” and did not investigate it.
The fake news NY Times participates in the charade (Lie) by regurgitating the Mueller statement.”…Citizen Wells

“And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed
–if all records told the same tale–then the lie passed into
history and became truth. “Who controls the past,” ran the
Party slogan, “controls the future: who controls the present
controls the past.”…George Orwell, “1984″

“We are being lied to on a scale unimaginable by George Orwell.”…Citizen Wells

 

Revealing the truth about Seth Rich and the Russian hacking narrative should be sufficient.

Engaging in real journalism is not a crime.

Especially journalism that exposes Fake News.

From CounterPunch.

“Julian Assange: An Opportunity for the US and the UK to Change Direction on Press Freedom

May 3 was World Press Freedom Day. The annual observance usually focuses on the World Press Freedom Index published each year by Reporters without Borders. Break out the champagne! The United States ranked 48th of 179 countries this year, falling three places from 2018.

A day earlier, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared in court in London (the United Kingdom ranked 33rd on the Index this year) to contest his proposed extradition to the United States. He faces spurious US “hacking” charges framed to avoid taking official notice of the indisputable fact that his actual “crimes” consist entirely of engaging in journalism.

Not a good World Press Freedom Day look for the UK or the US. But the plodding pace of the UK’s judicial system — his next hearing comes at the end of May, a second one is scheduled for mid-June, and the matter may drag on for months — offers an opportunity to turn things around and get them moving in the right direction.”

“A pardon and public statement from Trump would be better, though, both for press freedom and as red meat for his own political base. After all, the American politician most frequently and badly embarrassed by Assange’s work is Trump’s own bete noire, Hillary Clinton. The WikiLeaks “Cablegate” dump exposed her plan to have US diplomats bug the offices of their UN counterparts. Then WikiLeaks doubled down and outed her for the DNC’s rigging of the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.

Failing both of those perfectly reasonable courses of action on the US government’s part, the UK courts could find a reason to free Assange (currently serving 50 weeks for jumping bail on charges that were non-existent rather than merely spurious) instead of handing him over.

Whatever — just pick one and make it happen, guys. The most important outcome here is a free Julian Assange. The bonus material would be explaining why: He’s a political prisoner and journalism is not a crime.”

Read more:

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/06/julian-assange-an-opportunity-for-the-us-and-the-uk-to-change-direction-on-press-freedom/

 

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