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Seth Rich coverup Part 2, Aaron Rich requested Julian Assange testimony Judge Leon denied, Why are Assange and Ellen Ratner kept silent?, What deep state entities involved in coverup?

Seth Rich coverup Part 2, Aaron Rich requested Julian Assange testimony Judge Leon denied, Why are Assange and Ellen Ratner kept silent?, What deep state entities involved in coverup?

“Why John Brennan, Peter Strzok and DOJ Needed Julian Assange Arrested”…The Conservative Treehouse November 3, 2019

“The FBI clearly has records pertaining to Seth Rich, and it has withheld those
records in bad faith.”…Attorney Ty Clevenger October 11, 2019

“If This Story Gets Out, We Are Screwed”…Wikileaks: Doug Band to John Podesta

 

What Deep State entities are involved in the Seth Rich coverup and silencing of Julian Assange and Ellen Ratner?

Both Assange and Ratner know who leaked the DNC data to Wikileaks.

Further attempts to get testimony from Assange and Ratner have been made in Joel and Mary Rich v Fox News.

https://citizenwells.com/2020/08/08/seth-rich-coverup-part-1-fox-news-attacked-and-silenced-appeals-judge-quotes-lie-how-we-got-to-assange-ratner-testimony-request-attorney-clevenger-why-would-a-street-robbery-i/

This was not the first attempt to get the testimony of Julian Assange.

From Aaron Rich v Ed Butowsky, et al November 18, 2019.

“PLAINTIFF’S MOTION FOR ISSUANCE OF A LETTER OF REQUEST

Mr. Rich has to date been unable to serve a subpoena on WikiLeaks or Mr. Assange—or even confirm an address or agent on whom to serve a subpoena on them—as the former does not have a known physical location for service of process and the latter had been under the protection of the Ecuadorian Embassy prior to his more recent incarceration in the United Kingdom. Given Mr. Rich’s repeated failed efforts to serve a Rule 45 subpoena on Mr. Assange through traditional channels, Mr. Rich hereby requests that the Court issue the Letter of Request attached to this motion, which requests judicial assistance from the United Kingdom court system in requiring Mr. Assange to appear for a deposition to respond to a limited set of questions. See Declaration of Meryl C. Governski in Support of Mr. Rich’s Motion for Issuance of a Letter of Request (hereinafter “Governski Decl.”) Ex. 1.1 Plaintiff has already submitted a separate motion requesting permission to serve a subpoena for documents on WikiLeaks via Twitter.”

“Mr. Rich first attempted to serve subpoenas on Mr. Assange in July 2018 by executing letters rogatory pursuant to the Inter-American Convention on Letters Rogatory and Additional Protocol (“IACAP”). Mr. Rich submitted materials to the Department of Justice regarding that request, see Governski Decl. Ex. 13, but on July 19, 2018, the Department of Justice Office of International Judicial Assistance (“OIJA”) rejected those attempts, stating it was “unable to assist” in serving a Rule 45 subpoena on Mr. Assange because “[t]he proper route for obtaining evidence located abroad is pursuant to an international judicial assistance request.” Id. Ex. 14. In April 2019, Mr. Rich’s counsel emailed Barry Pollack, who is Mr. Assange’s criminal defense counsel, to request Mr. Pollack’s assistance in serving a subpoena on Mr. Assange and/or WikiLeaks, see id. Ex. 15, but Mr. Pollack responded that he was “NOT authorized to accept service” of a subpoena to Mr. Assange, and that he does not represent WikiLeaks. Id. Ex. 16 at 2, 4. In August 2019, Mr. Rich’s counsel again contacted Mr. Pollack, explaining: It has been near[l]y three months since this email exchange. While those three months have gone by, my client and his family have been defamed by individuals who continue to claim that Mr. Assange has relevant evidence regarding Seth and Aaron Rich that the Rich family is blocking him from releasing. As you know, that is false – as our letter clearly lays out, Mr. Rich has disclaimed any privilege and asked your client to provide whatever information he or WikiLeaks may have. It is time to end this pointless harassment of the Rich family. Please advise whether you have communicated with your client regarding our message, which as you know contains more than a request to serve a subpoena. If you are unwilling to help, we ask that you direct us promptly to a legal representative of either Mr. Assange or WikiLeaks with whom we may speak so that we may address this injustice.       Id. at 1. To date, counsel for Mr. Rich has received no response.”

“Mr. Rich respectfully requests this Court exercise its authority to request assistance from the UK court system because Mr. Rich has spent more than a year unsuccessfully attempting to serve Mr. Assange, both via the IACAP process while he was living in the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK and via his personal attorney after he was taken into UK custody. Warren, 2016 WL 10749155, at *4, *6 (“It is well-established that courts have the authority to request the assistance of foreign tribunals, through letters rogatory, in order to obtain discovery” from a third-party foreign entity that the party “has been unable to secure” due to an adversary’s unresponsiveness to traditional channels); see also Governski Decl. Ex. 14 (“The proper route for obtaining evidence located abroad is pursuant to an international judicial assistance request.”)

The relief Mr. Rich requests is narrow: assistance in securing a deposition with Mr. Assange to obtain “critical,” “relevant and necessary” testimony in response to a limited set of questions. See Warren, 2016 WL 10749155, at *6 (granting request where it was limited to relevant evidence Plaintiff was unable to secure due to unresponsiveness); Evanston, 2006 WL 1652315, at *2 (permitting deposition of individual in foreign jurisdiction whose role was “critical” and whose deposition was “relevant and necessary”); Fed. R. Civ. P. 28(b); 28 U.S.C. § 1781(b)(2); see also Governski Decl. Ex. 1 (Letter of Request). Mr. Rich therefore respectfully requests that this court issue the Letter of Request to permit Mr. Rich to seek testimony critical to his case. See Warren, 2016 WL 10749155, at *4; Evanston, 2006 WL 1652315, at *2. CONCLUSION For the foregoing reasons, Plaintiff respectfully requests issuance of the Letter of Request. Dated: November 8, 2019 ”

Read more:

https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.dcd.194794/gov.uscourts.dcd.194794.91.0.pdf

From the GateWay Pundit February 11, 2020.

“Seth Rich Family AND Defendants REQUEST TESTIMONY From Julian Assange — But Podesta-Linked Judge Richard Leon REFUSES”

“Aaron Rich, the brother of Seth Rich is suing Matt Couch for his reporting on Seth who was murdered in the summer of 2016. Seth worked for the DNC at the time.

Judge Richard J. Leon, is a longtime colleague and Georgetown Law School co-lecturer with John Podesta.  He is also linked to Fusion GPS.

Matt Couch is probably going to file a motion to recuse Leon.

NOW GET THIS…
IN A BIZARRE TWIST, AARON RICH AND THE DEFENDANTS JOINTLY ASKED JUDGE LEON TO HELP ARRANGE THE DEPOSITION OF JULIAN ASSANGE IN ENGLAND.

JULIAN ASSANGE IS THE MAIN SOURCE WHO CAN TESTIFY HOW WIKILEAKS OBTAINED THE PODESTA EMAILS DURING THE 2016 ELECTION.

BUT IN A WEIRD TWIST, ACCORDING TO OUR SOURCES, JUDGE LEON ARBITRARILY REFUSED THE REQUEST — EVEN THOUGH BOTH PARTIES REQUESTED THE DEPOSITION.

This is unheard of!  It is unique in a situation where ALL PARTIES  agree that they need the testimony of a particular witness, but the judge blocks it WITHOUT EXPLANATION!”

Read more:

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2020/02/must-read-seth-rich-family-and-defendants-request-testimony-from-julian-assange-but-podesta-linked-judge-richard-leon-refuses/

There is part of the answer.

 

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Thrivent changing to treat all people better? “we will change from within” or just trying to placate blacks, Admitting their “core Christian beliefs” a ruse?

Thrivent changing to treat all people better? “we will change from within” or just trying to placate blacks, Admitting their “core Christian beliefs” a ruse?

“You don’t need to be Christian to join our team.”…Thrivent job opening ad

“I worked at Thrivent Financial full-time (More than 8 years)”                      “Claims to be based on Christian values but does not adhere to them.”…Former Thrivent employee

“pre-dispute mandatory arbitration provisions are inappropriate in insurance policies and incompatible with the legal duties insurers owe policyholders when handling their claims.”…NAIC, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, August 15, 2016

 

Is Thrivent changing their evil ways?

A good start would be to remove so many attorneys from key positions, quit using high powered law firms who brag about defeating claim filers, actually act out “core Christian beliefs” and reverse their retroactively changed contract to remove mandated and allow optional mediation and arbitration in the dispute resolution process.

From Each Story Told.

“As I read the following news release from Teresa Rasmussen, President and CEO of Thrivent Financial, I was reminded of Starbucks shutting down years ago to retrain their employees on making coffee.

I thought then how foolish it looked to be training employees on how to make coffee. If I was foolish enough to have not already been training my employees on how to make coffee, I am not sure I would admit it.

The same goes for Thrivent, formerly Aid Association for Lutherans.

Thrivent for decades has touted their Christian beliefs and concerns for members.

Are they finally admitting it was all a ruse, a clever wolf in sheep’s clothing scenario?

Are they willing to apologize to me and countless others for the fraud they have perpetuated and the shameless way they treated us?

For their corrupt mandated arbitration enacted retroactively?

Really care about economic insecurity?

Or are they just trying to placate blacks?

From Thrivent and Teresa Rasmussen July 10, 2020.

“Letter From Our CEO: Doing What’s Right As We Travel The Long Road To Change”
“Together we will take immediate action – and invest in long-term change – to help address racism, discrimination and economic insecurity.

At Thrivent we believe humanity thrives when people make the most of all God has given them. Yet the ability to thrive is fundamentally hindered for those who disproportionately face systemic inequities, racism and discrimination due to the color of their skin.

As we continue to grapple with the tragic killing of George Floyd and the resulting anger, frustration and sorrow in our communities, we know that what happened not only to Mr. Floyd, but many before him, calls for real change.

The issue is so deeply rooted that there is not one answer, one remedy or one solution. Bringing meaningful change to these problems will, at the very least, take deep soul-searching and personal growth from people and institutions. It will require investing in, and supporting, one another for Thrivent to be inclusive and diverse with abundant and equitable opportunities for all.

As an organization, we will change from within. We will seek, identify and hire diverse talent that clearly reflects the communities in which we operate and serve. We understand that Black, Indigenous, and people of color receive disproportionately less mentorship, growth opportunities and advancement in the American workplace. We will ensure this is not the case at Thrivent, and we will hold our leaders accountable to this mission.”

Read more:

http://eachstorytold.com/2020/07/28/thrivent-ceo-rasmussen-doing-whats-right-as-we-travel-the-long-road-to-change-address-economic-insecurity-we-will-change-from-within-all-lives-matter-treat-all-people-honestly-and-re/

My claims experience with Thrivent can be found here:

http://eachstorytold.com/category/my-claim-story/

George Tiedemann’s experience:

http://eachstorytold.com/2018/06/24/george-tiedemann-obituary-mr-tiedemann-featured-in-wsj-article-about-thrivent-some-life-insurers-play-by-different-rules-george-and-lucy-tiedemann-navigated-the-dispute-resolut/

Racism at Thrivent. You decide:

“Executive sues Thrivent, saying he was fired because he is black”

“A black executive claims he was fired as president of a Thrivent Financial subsidiary because he accused a co-worker of racial discrimination, according to a lawsuit he filed against the financial services firm.

Gregory M. Smith, who said he was recruited by Thrivent in 2016 to help grow its network of independent insurance brokers, said he was stunned to encounter discrimination at a Fortune 500 company whose mission is “helping Christians be wise with money and live generously.”

“I was shocked,” said Smith, 56, who has worked at some of the largest insurance companies in the U.S. “I have never been treated so badly in my life.”

In a written statement, Thrivent denied the allegations and predicted the company will win the court battle over the lawsuit filed this month in Hennepin County.”

“Within months, Smith had laid off about half of his 15-member staff, most of whom quickly found jobs with other Thrivent companies, according to Smith’s attorney, Clayton Halunen. In an interview, Smith said some of the workers lacked the skills he needed, while others were terminated because he was concerned about their “exorbitant” spending on business trips. He said all of the terminated workers were white.

“I was the only person of color when I came in,” Smith said in the interview. His lawsuit claims that the presidents of seven other Thrivent subsidiaries are all white.”

“To celebrate, Smith said in the interview, he took his team out for dinner at the Capital Grille in downtown Minneapolis after work one night in December 2016. About 6 p.m., while waiting for some of his workers to show up, Smith said he strolled into the bar area and overheard Huth talking about him with another member of the team.

In the lawsuit, Smith said Huth allegedly said to the other worker: “We are going to get rid of that black piece of shit,” referring to him. In the lawsuit, Smith said Huth noticed him standing there and looked at him “sheepishly … apparently scared that he had overheard” the remark.””

Read more:

http://eachstorytold.com/2018/05/26/thrivent-executive-fired-gregory-m-smith-lawsuit-says-he-was-fired-because-he-is-black-represented-by-attorney-clayton-halunen-we-are-going-to-get-rid-of-that-black-piece-of-shit/

 

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Seth Rich coverup Part 1, Fox News attacked and silenced, Appeals judge quotes lie, How we got to Assange Ratner testimony request, Attorney Clevenger: “why would a “street robbery” investigation need to be classified?”

Seth Rich coverup Part 1, Fox News attacked and silenced, Appeals judge quotes lie, How we got to Assange Ratner testimony request, Attorney Clevenger: “why would a “street robbery” investigation need to be classified?”

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

“Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the FBI’s claims that (1) it did not investigate matters pertaining to Mr. Rich; (2) it did not examine his computer; and (3) it conducted a “reasonable” search but could not locate any records or communications about Mr. Rich. Specifically, Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the affidavit testimony of FBI Section Chief David M. Hardy.”…Attorney Ty Clevenger March 29, 2020

“Re: Seth Rich, keep an eye on the National Security Division of the Justice Department. As you can see from the federal complaint, the NSD ignored a FOIA request that I filed back in 2018 for records about Seth Rich. And look at Paragraph 16, plus Exhibit 8. I think NSD is playing a bigger role in the “Russian hacking” narrative than most of us understood. By sending Seth Rich records there, it’s easier to keep things classified. So why would a “street robbery” investigation need to be classified?”…Attorney Ty Clevenger July 22, 2020

 

The official narrative of the murder of Seth Rich, his non involvement in the DNC data leaks as well as the alleged Russian collusion, never made sense to anyone paying attention, with an IQ greater than a squirrel and who wants the truth.

Fox News and a host of other non fake news sources began reporting and asking questions immediately.

The deep state and swamp responded immediately with attacks.

Pretty soon, Sean Hannity, one of the most sincere and dependable newsmen, was silent on the Seth Rich controversy.

Joel and Mary Rich, on March 13, 2018, filed a lawsuit against Fox News, Malia Zimmerman and Ed Butowsky.

“2. In July 2016, Seth Rich, a young Democratic National Committee (“DNC”)
employee, was murdered in the streets of Washington, D.C., in what authorities have stated publicly was a botched robbery. Fox News, Fox reporter Malia Zimmerman, and Fox News contributor and political operative Ed Butowsky intentionally exploited this tragedy—including through lies, misrepresentations, and half-truths—with disregard for the obvious harm that their actions would cause Joel and Mary.”

“Defendants worked with Wheeler to pursue and develop a fiction
that Seth had leaked thousands of DNC emails to WikiLeaks. And they published, republished, and publicized the sham story—which they knew would be covered again and again, and republished, here and around the world—painting Joel and Mary’s son as a criminal and a traitor to the United States.”

“22. Notwithstanding the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia had obtained the DNC emails via computer hacking, a conspiracy theory emerged among fringe political groups that Seth had leaked the DNC emails.”

Read more:

https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.nysd.490098/gov.uscourts.nysd.490098.1.0.pdf

The lawsuit against Fox News was dismissed on August 3, 2018.

From Citizen Wells August 3, 2018.

“A federal judge in Manhattan dismissed a lawsuit Thursday that was brought against Fox News by the parents of Seth Rich, the young Democratic aide whose unsolved murder was turned into fodder for a lingering right-wing conspiracy theory.”

“In a related decision, Judge Daniels also dismissed a separate lawsuitbrought against Fox News, Ms. Zimmerman and Mr. Butowsky by a private detective who had played a central role in the retracted story.”

Read more:

https://citizenwells.com/2018/08/03/seth-rich-murder-lawsuits-filed-by-parents-and-rod-wheeler-dismissed-claimed-fox-news-caused-them-emotional-distress-and-engaged-in-extreme-and-outrageous-conduct/

Joel and Mary Rich immediately filed a notice of appeal.

Oral arguments were presented on February 4, 2019.

An opinion was rendered on September 13, 2019.

“Three years ago, Seth Rich was murdered during a botched robbery. He was
a 27‐year‐old staffer for the Democratic National Committee (“DNC”). Soon after
Seth’s murder, uncorroborated theories—contradicted by official U.S. intelligence reports—surfaced on the web. Seth had leaked thousands of DNC emails to WikiLeaks, the theories asserted, and that is why he had been assassinated.”

“CONCLUSION
We VACATE the District Court’s August 2, 2018, judgment granting the
Appellees’ motion to dismiss, and we REMAND the case for further proceedings
consistent with this opinion.”

https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.nysd.490098/gov.uscourts.nysd.490098.72.0.pdf

The case has been ongoing since.

6 attempts were made to subpoena Ellen Ratner.

Why is Ellen Ratner important?

From Citizen Wells July 15, 2019.

From Attorney Ty Clevenger July 15, 2019.

“Fox News news analyst Ellen Ratner relayed information from Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to Texas businessman Ed Butowsky regarding Seth Rich’s role in transferring emails to Wikileaks, according to an amended lawsuit that I filed this morning on behalf of Mr. Butowsky.”

Read more:

https://citizenwells.com/2019/07/15/seth-rich-saga-butowsky-v-gottlieb-et-al-amended-complaint-fox-news-ellen-ratner-relayed-information-from-julian-assange-to-ed-butowsky-regarding-seth-rich-role-in-transferring-emails-to-wikileaks/

The Fox News legal team requests testimony from Julian Assange.

From Citizen Wells August 5, 2020.

“This Request is being made to obtain testimony from Julian Assange for use at trial in the above-captioned matter in relation to the source of the DNC emails and documents released by WikiLeaks in 2016; WikiLeaks’ response to Mr. Rich’s murder; and WikiLeaks’ communications with Mr. Rich and members of Mr. Rich’s family.”

Read more:

https://citizenwells.com/2020/08/05/julian-assange-testimony-requested-in-rich-v-fox-news-august-5-2020-seth-rich-involvement-in-dnc-email-and-document-leak-uk-court-per-hague-convention/

The Fox News legal team filed a Motion for extension of time to effect service or for permission to effect alternate service on Ellen Ratner August 4, 2020.

Read more:

https://citizenwells.com/2020/08/06/ellen-ratner-subpoena-saga-rich-v-butowsky-et-al-august-4-2020-seth-rich-assange-witness-motion-for-time-to-effect-service-why-are-assange-ratner-kept-away/

So that is how we got here.

The deep state swamp folks have attempted to be clever.

However, in their devious attempts to hide and obfuscate the truth, they have motivated folks in the private sector such as attorneys Ty Clevenger, Sidney Powell and the Fox legal team to rise to the occasion and reveal the truth.

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Ellen Ratner subpoena saga, Rich v Butowsky et al  August 4, 2020, Seth Rich Assange witness, Motion for time to effect service, Why are Assange & Ratner kept away?

Ellen Ratner subpoena saga, Rich v Butowsky et al  August 4, 2020, Seth Rich Assange witness, Motion for time to effect service, Why are Assange & Ratner kept away?

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

“The FBI clearly has records pertaining to Seth Rich, and it has withheld those
records in bad faith.”…Attorney Ty Clevenger October 11, 2019

“Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the FBI’s claims that (1) it did not investigate matters pertaining to Mr. Rich; (2) it did not examine his computer; and (3) it conducted a “reasonable” search but could not locate any records or communications about Mr. Rich. Specifically, Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the affidavit testimony of FBI Section Chief David M. Hardy.”…Attorney Ty Clevenger March 29, 2020

 

From Citizen Wells August 5, 2020.

“From

JOEL RICH AND MARY RICH,
Plaintiffs,
v.
FOX NEWS NETWORK, LLC, MALIA
ZIMMERMAN, AND ED BUTOWSKY”

“This Request is being made to obtain testimony from Julian Assange for use at trial in the above-captioned matter in relation to the source of the DNC emails and documents released by WikiLeaks in 2016; WikiLeaks’ response to Mr. Rich’s murder; and WikiLeaks’ communications with Mr. Rich and members of Mr. Rich’s family.”

https://citizenwells.com/2020/08/05/julian-assange-testimony-requested-in-rich-v-fox-news-august-5-2020-seth-rich-involvement-in-dnc-email-and-document-leak-uk-court-per-hague-convention/

From Citizen Wells May 12, 2020.

“Ellen Ratner
Six unsuccessful attempts to serve Ellen Ratner at addresses in California and New York have been made and Defendants have performed several “skip trace” searches attempting to locate Ms. Ratner.”

“Ms. Ratner remains unserved. Defendants have instructed their process server to continue attempting to locate and serve the correct Ellen Ratner. Quainton Decl. Ex. 13. However, counsel for Defendants respectfully requests that permission be given for alternative means of service, such as through social media, since it appears unlikely service will be successful on Ms. Ratner
by conventional means.”

https://citizenwells.com/2020/05/12/seth-rich-update-where-is-key-witness-ellen-ratner-six-unsuccessful-attempts-to-serve-subpoena-in-aaron-rich-v-butowsky-et-al-ratner-knows-who-leaked-dnc-docs/

 

Rich v Butowsky.

May 11, 2020.

Att 3

Exhibit Exhibit 2 – Ellen Ratner non-serve 1

Exhibit Exhibit 3 – Ellen Ratner non-serve 2

Exhibit Exhibit 4 – Ellen Ratner non-serve 3

Exhibit Exhibit 5 – Ellen Ratner non-serve 4

Exhibit Exhibit 6 – Ellen Ranter non-serve 5 and 6

Exhibit Exhibit 7 – Ratner skip trace correspondence

Exhibit Exhibit 8 – Ratner skip trace 1

Exhibit Exhibit 9 – Ratner skip trace 2

Exhibit Exhibit 10 – Email with video and photographic images of Ellen Ratner

Exhibit Exhibit 11 – Service of process on Ellen Ratner

Exhibit Exhibit 12 – Correspondence with counsel for Ellen Miles Ratner

https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/6346852/rich-v-butowsky/?page=2

Motion for extension of time to effect service or for permission to effect alternate service on Ellen Ratner August 4, 2020.

https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.dcd.194794/gov.uscourts.dcd.194794.224.0.pdf

 

Why are Julian Assange and Ellen Ratner being kept away from the witness stand?

 

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MSNBC “We are a cancer “, Producer Ariana Pekary resigns, “This cancer risks human lives, even in the middle of a pandemic”, “Important facts or studies get buried” 

MSNBC “We are a cancer “, Producer Ariana Pekary resigns, “This cancer risks human lives, even in the middle of a pandemic”, “Important facts or studies get buried”

“We are a cancer and there is no cure”
“This cancer risks human lives, even in the middle of a pandemic.”
“This cancer risks our democracy”...Ariana Pekary , former MSNBC producer

“If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world but I am sure we would be getting reports from hell before breakfast.”... William Tecumseh Sherman

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

 

Those of us who care and are paying attention have known for years that MSNBC and the rest of the fake news media care more about their leftist Democrat agenda than the well being of this country and the humans being affected.

The media and Democrat mantra: “The end justifies the means.”

From Fox News August 3, 2020.

“MSNBC producer resigns from network with scathing letter: They block ‘diversity of thought’ and ‘amplify fringe voices’
Ariana Pekary said important facts and studies about the coronavirus would ‘get buried’

A former MSNBC producer wrote a scathing open letter explaining why she recently left the cable news network.

“July 24th was my last day at MSNBC. I don’t know what I’m going to do next exactly but I simply couldn’t stay there anymore,” Ariana Pekary wrote on her personal website. “My colleagues are very smart people with good intentions. The problem is the job itself. It forces skilled journalists to make bad decisions on a daily basis.””

“She then quoted someone she described a “successful and insightful TV veteran” who said: “We are a cancer and there is no cure… But if you could find a cure, it would change the world.”

Pekary, who described herself as an “integral member” of the MSNBC primetime show “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” used the “cancer” analogy to describe MSNBC’s coverage of the coronavirus outbreak and the racial unrest in recent months, writing: “The model blocks diversity of thought and content because the networks have incentive to amplify fringe voices and events, at the expense of others… all because it pumps up the ratings.”

“This cancer risks human lives, even in the middle of a pandemic. The primary focus quickly became what Donald Trump was doing (poorly) to address the crisis, rather than the science itself. As new details have become available about antibodies, a vaccine, or how COVID actually spreads, producers still want to focus on the politics. Important facts or studies get buried,” Pekary explained.  “This cancer risks our democracy, even in the middle of a presidential election. Any discussion about the election usually focuses on Donald Trump, not Joe Biden, a repeat offense from 2016 (Trump smothers out all other coverage). Also important is to ensure citizens can vote by mail this year, but I’ve watched that topic get ignored or ‘killed’ numerous times.””

Read more:

https://www.foxnews.com/media/msnbc-producer-ariana-pekary-letter

 

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Obesity epidemic preceded Covid-19 pandemic and contributes to complications and death, 42 percent of US adults obese, 27 % increased risk factor, 40+ BMI doubles risk

Obesity epidemic preceded Covid-19 pandemic and contributes to complications and death, 42 percent of US adults obese, 27 % increased risk factor, 40+ BMI doubles risk

“Having obesity, defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or above, increases your risk of severe illness from COVID-19.”…CDC

“Long before Covid-19 happened, we already had an epidemic in the US. Obesity.”...Citizen Wells

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

 

In the US it is always someone else’s fault.

If you are arrested by the police for breaking the law it is the police fault.

If you get Covid-19 it is Trump’s fault.

However, long before Covid-19 happened, we already had an epidemic in the US.

Obesity.

The elephant in the room.

Nobody wants to talk about it including the fake news media.

Recently I learned of the death from Covid-19 of a young woman in her mid twenties. The mother stated that her daughter had no pre existing conditions.

The photo of the young woman appeared to reveal that she was overweight.

This is a wake up call.

From Houston Methodist.

“Anyone can get infected with the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But, as we continue to learn more about this new disease, it’s becoming increasingly clear that some people are more vulnerable to severe illness than others — including those who are very overweight.

“People may not realize this, but obesity in and of itself is a risk factor for being hospitalized or placed in the ICU as a result of COVID-19,” says Dr. Kyle Stephens, weight loss surgeon at Houston Methodist. “And this is particularly concerning since we also know that about 42% of adults in the U.S. are considered obese.”

Given that this new virus is going to be among us for some time, here are three things Dr. Stephens wants everyone to know about obesity and COVID-19.

A person’s weight alone can increase his or her risk

By now, you’ve likely heard that older adults and people with underlying health conditions, such as diabetes or heart disease, are more vulnerable to developing a severe case of COVID-19.

But, even if you feel healthy, just being heavily overweight can increase your risk of severe illness as well.

“In fact, obesity is the number one risk factor for developing a severe case of COVID-19 in people under the age of 55,” warns Dr. Stephens. “People don’t always see obesity as abnormal, since it’s quite prevalent, but it’s important to know if your weight is putting you at risk for COVID-19, as well as other health conditions.”

A person is considered obese if he or she has more body fat than what’s considered healthy for his or her height. A quick measurement called body mass index (BMI) is used as a screening tool for obesity.

“Having a BMI of 30 or higher increases a person’s risk of developing a severe case of COVID-19 by 27%,” Dr. Stephens says. “And a BMI of 40 or higher doubles a person’s risk.”

A severe case can be much harder to recover from

It’s still unclear why obesity puts a person at higher risk, but there are some theories.

“One thought is that the infection may exacerbate the breathing difficulties that overweight people often experience, even if they don’t know it. Another theory is that obesity may increase the chance of a person experiencing “cytokine storm” — a life-threatening immune-related complication of COVID-19. Lastly, having more fat may help the virus stick around longer due to molecular properties of both fat cells and this particular virus,” explain Dr. Stephens.

Whatever the reason for a person’s increased risk, it’s important to keep in mind that the sicker you get, the longer it will take you to recover.

“Aside from the immediate risk to your life, a severe illness likely also means a longer recovery, and may even result in longterm damage to your lungs,” explains Dr. Stephens. “If your illness becomes so severe that you end up in an ICU and/or on a ventilator, your recovery could possibly take months.””

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Flynn appeals court orders rehearing en banc July 30, 2020, Prior order vacated,  Oral arguments to be heard Tuesday August 11, 2020

Flynn appeals court orders rehearing en banc July 30, 2020, Prior order vacated,  Oral arguments to be heard Tuesday August 11, 2020

“Instead of doing so, the government has continued to defy its
constitutional, ethical and legal obligations to this Court and to the defense, and to hide evidence that it knows exonerates Mr. Flynn. As is the essence of the problem here, instead of protecting its citizens, the “government” is protecting its own criminal conduct and operatives.”…Attorney Sidney Powell October

“Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the FBI’s claims that (1) it did not investigate matters pertaining to Mr. Rich; (2) it did not examine his computer; and (3) it conducted a “reasonable” search but could not locate any records or communications about Mr. Rich. Specifically, Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the affidavit testimony of FBI Section Chief David M. Hardy.”…Attorney Ty Clevenger March 29, 2020

“I repeatedly asked U.S. Attorney John Durham and DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz to investigate whether Mr. Hardy lied under oath, and in an April 22, 2020 letter Mr. Horowitz wrote that he referred my complaint to the FBI’s Inspection Division. Was Mr. Hardy forced out?”…Attorney Ty Clevenger July 22, 2020

 

From the US Court of Appeals DC District July 30, 2020.

“In re: Michael T. Flynn,
Petitioner
BEFORE: Srinivasan, Chief Judge, and Henderson, Rogers, Tatel, Garland,
Griffith, Millett, Pillard, Wilkins, Katsas*, and Rao, Circuit Judges
O R D E R
Upon consideration of the petition for rehearing en banc, the responses thereto, and the vote in favor of rehearing en banc by a majority of the judges eligible to participate, it is ORDERED that this case be reheard by the court sitting en banc. It is FURTHER ORDERED that the court’s order filed June 24, 2020, be vacated. It is FURTHER ORDERED that oral argument before the en banc court be heard at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. The parties should be prepared to address whether there are “no other adequate means to attain the relief” desired. Cheney v. U.S. Dist. Court for D.C., 542 U.S. 367, 380 (2004).
A separate order will issue regarding the allocation of oral argument time.”

https://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/orders.nsf/80E493C49EF49963852585B50059D456/$file/20-5143CCEN.pdf

 

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Former FBI unit chief findings of misconduct by OIG July 29, 2020, “financial conflict of interest concern”, “Unit Chief retired while the OIG investigation was ongoing”

Former FBI unit chief findings of misconduct by OIG July 29, 2020, “financial conflict of interest concern”, “Unit Chief retired while the OIG investigation was ongoing”

“Instead of doing so, the government has continued to defy its
constitutional, ethical and legal obligations to this Court and to the defense, and to hide evidence that it knows exonerates Mr. Flynn. As is the essence of the problem here, instead of protecting its citizens, the “government” is protecting its own criminal conduct and operatives.”…Attorney Sidney Powell October

“Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the FBI’s claims that (1) it did not investigate matters pertaining to Mr. Rich; (2) it did not examine his computer; and (3) it conducted a “reasonable” search but could not locate any records or communications about Mr. Rich. Specifically, Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the affidavit testimony of FBI Section Chief David M. Hardy.”…Attorney Ty Clevenger March 29, 2020

“I repeatedly asked U.S. Attorney John Durham and DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz to investigate whether Mr. Hardy lied under oath, and in an April 22, 2020 letter Mr. Horowitz wrote that he referred my complaint to the FBI’s Inspection Division. Was Mr. Hardy forced out?”…Attorney Ty Clevenger July 22, 2020

 

From the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) July 29, 2020.

Findings of Misconduct by a then Federal Bureau of Investigation Unit Chief for Approving a Subordinate’s Outside Employment Form Knowing that the Form Contained Misleading Information and Dereliction of Supervisory Responsibilities

The Department of Justice Office of the Inspector General (OIG) initiated this investigation upon the receipt of information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) alleging that a then Unit Chief approved a request for outside
employment submitted by a subordinate that contained false information, despite the Unit Chief allegedly being fully aware of the circumstances of the request, and then forwarded the request for executive approval. The request was
made during the lapse in appropriations, which began in December 2018 (commonly referred to as the “government shutdown”), at a time when the subordinate had been furloughed and was no longer receiving a regular paycheck. TheFBI canceled the subordinate’s request before the subordinate began outside employment.

The OIG investigation substantiated that the Unit Chief violated FBI policy by approving the subordinate’s outside employment form despite knowing that the form contained misleading information, in that it failed to disclose a
professional relationship between the subordinate and the potential outside employer that raised a financial conflict of interest concern. The OIG investigation also substantiated that the Unit Chief violated FBI policy by failing to exercise reasonable care in the execution of supervisory duties and responsibilities related to the subordinate’s request for outside employment.

The Unit Chief retired while the OIG investigation was ongoing.
The OIG has completed its investigation and provided its report to the FBI for its information.”

https://oig.justice.gov/sites/default/files/reports/20-088.pdf

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FBI DOJ sexual misconduct and other disturbing reports from Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Blackmail scenarios?, Strzok Page tip of iceberg

FBI DOJ sexual misconduct and other disturbing reports from Office of the Inspector General (OIG), Blackmail scenarios?, Strzok Page tip of iceberg

“Instead of doing so, the government has continued to defy its
constitutional, ethical and legal obligations to this Court and to the defense, and to hide evidence that it knows exonerates Mr. Flynn. As is the essence of the problem here, instead of protecting its citizens, the “government” is protecting its own criminal conduct and operatives.”…Attorney Sidney Powell October

“Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the FBI’s claims that (1) it did not investigate matters pertaining to Mr. Rich; (2) it did not examine his computer; and (3) it conducted a “reasonable” search but could not locate any records or communications about Mr. Rich. Specifically, Ms. Sines’s testimony flatly contradicts the affidavit testimony of FBI Section Chief David M. Hardy.”…Attorney Ty Clevenger March 29, 2020

“I repeatedly asked U.S. Attorney John Durham and DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz to investigate whether Mr. Hardy lied under oath, and in an April 22, 2020 letter Mr. Horowitz wrote that he referred my complaint to the FBI’s Inspection Division. Was Mr. Hardy forced out?”…Attorney Ty Clevenger July 22, 2020

 

When we think about sexual misconduct and inappropriate conduct within the FBI and DOJ, Peter Strzok and Lisa Page come to mind.

However, they are only the tip of the iceberg.

Sexual misconduct, inappropriate conduct and other ethics violations create conditions ripe for blackmail and may explain the conduct of DOJ personnel over the past years.

Here are some of the more disturbing reports from the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) over the past year.

Office of the Inspector General (OIG) disturbing reports from the past year.

Sexual Misconduct.

Type: InvestigationComponent(s): Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Type: Investigation

 

Type: Investigation

 

Type: InvestigationAgency Wide

 

Type: Investigation

 

Type: Investigation

 

Other Disturbing Reports.

Type: Investigation

 

Type: InvestigationComponent(s): Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Type: Investigation

 

Type: Investigation

 

And last but not least…

 

Type: Investigation

More OIG reports here:

https://oig.justice.gov/reports

 

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