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A Clarification

I’m the defendant in two vexatious lawsuits filed by Brett Kimberlin. The first was filed in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland, and is styled Kimberlin v. Walker, et al. It alleges defamation, malicious prosecution, harassment, stalking, conspiracy, invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress and seeks a million dollars in damages. The second was filed in U. S. District Court and is properly styled Kimberlin v. National Bloggers Club, et al. It alleges that I am part of a racketeering conspiracy with the National Bloggers Club, Ali Akbar, Patrick Frey, Erick Erickson, Michelle Malkin, Glenn Beck, Aaron Walker, Lee Stranahan, Stacy McCain, James O’Keefe, Mandy Nagy, “Breitbart.com,” DB Capitol Strategies, The Franklin Center, Simon & Schuster, Kimberlin Unmasked, Mercury Radio Arts, The Blaze, Ace of Spades, and RedState to do bad things to Kimberlin. (The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin is seeking to add more defendants to the suit.) The second lawsuit also seeks a million bucks, but the TDPK has filed a motion to change that to “$2,000.000.”

popcorn4bkI have tried to be as open as possible about the progress of both of these suits, but I can’t always report everything as soon as I know it. Frankly, the defense strategies for both suits rely in part on TDPK’s incompetence, and reporting some things too soon risks giving Kimberlin a heads up about something he’s screwed up. I believe it’s in my interest to wait until a deadline has passed before pointing and laughing.

TDPK made a huge mistake by suing me and my codefendants in the state case. He compounded his error and got in way over his head with the RICO Madness. The incompetence he is displaying is mind-boggling. He is slowly but surely losing, and, while it can be annoying to have to deal with the day-to-day details of these cases, watching TDPK self-destruct has its rewards.

So, Gentle Reader, please be patient. The details will come out.

Stay tuned.

Arp 81

ARP81This distorted pair of galaxies is called Arp 81. About 100 million years ago, they had a close encounter, and the havoc wreaked by their mutual gravitational interaction resulted ing twisted streams of gas and dust, a chaos of massive star formation, and a tidal tail of debris stretching for a couple of hundred thousand light-years. NGC 6622 (left) and NGC 6621(right) are more of less equal in size. They are destined to merge into one larger galaxy in the distant future, after a mating dance of repeated approaches. The galaxies are 280,000,000 light-years away in the constellation Draco.

Image Credit: NASA

In Re Kimberlin v. Walker, et al.

The Kimberlin v. Walker, et al. nuisance lawsuit is now in the discovery phase. I was served with interrogatories which I answered through counsel. Some of the questions sought privileged information which I declined to provide. The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin filed a motion with the court seeking to compel me to answer those questions. The court has denied his motion.

I do not wish to make any further comments concerning the discovery process in the lawsuit until that phase is completed.

You can help my codefendants (Aaron Walker, Stacy McCain, Ali Akbar, and Kimberlin Unmasked) and me defend our First Amendment rights from Brett Kimberlin’s vexatious attack. Go to Bomber Sues Bloggers to find out how.

UPDATE—I can add that the motion to compel which Judge Rubin denied was also directed against Aaron Walker and Stacy McCain, so they will not be required to provide further discovery either.

UPDATE 2—Nothing I have provided in discovery is under seal, and I expect that when the materials are released TDPK’s questions and my answers will be the source of some amusement. However, it is not in my interest to do anything that has the potential for providing an advantage to TDPK, so neither my lawyer nor I believe it is in my best interest to publish anything.


Stay tuned.


@PatO201404222334ZThat is for me to know and the Cabin Boy™ to find out. It is unlikely that he would enjoy the experience. Consider the following:

Of all the people that Bill Schmalfeldt has harassed, I’m the only one who has been able to do anything to hold him accountable for his actions. In the process of my doing that over the past year, the Cabin Boy™ has been exposed to the world for what he is—an ineffective, incompetent, talentless, vile, and cowardly loudmouth who is full of bluster but lacking in substance.

Stacy McCain has observed that “the best way to discredit Bill Schmalfeldt is to quote Bill Schmalfeldt.” Indeed, allowing Schmalfeldt to act out, allowing him to show his true self over the past year, has allowed him to destroy his own credibility. The most benign view that anyone, including law enforcement, has of him is as a harmless loonie who is a bit of a pain-in-the-ass. That is true not only in Maryland, but in other states as well, and not everyone’s opinion is so benign.

Moreover, the past year has shown the Cabin Boy™ to be a loser. The peace order stuck. His motion for modification was denied. His appeal of the peace order was denied. The six-month extension was granted. There was no probable cause found when he tried to file a perjury charge against me in Carroll County. He’s had even poorer luck on his home turf in Howard County. The only reason he isn’t in the Carroll County Detention Center (or Springfield State Hospital) right now is because I agreed to drop charges. And the whole copyright infringement thing over the past few days … oh, never mind.

You get the picture, don’t you, Gentle Reader? Each new thing the Cabin Boy™ tries winds up showing him to be a bigger fool, a sorrier sore loser. So, beyond saying that I will keep allowing the Cabin Boy™ to make of fool of himself if he insists and to hand me another win, I see no need to give him any help.

I doubt that Bill Schmalfeldt has enough sense to leave me alone. I expect he will do something stupid.

Stay tuned.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day

The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin has been having trouble with Certified Mail green cards. Many of the copies of them he has filed as exhibits with various court pleadings are inconsistent with the Post Office receipts for payment. Some seem to have the Restricted Delivery box checked when that fee was not paid.

Some but not all.

The copies he filed before the need for Restricted Delivery was brought to his attention don’t have that box checked. (Even though later copies of the same cards do!) For example, these copies were filed as part of Exhibit E in his report to Judge Grimm about service of process.ECF 27-E1ECF 27-E2ECF 27-E3ECF 27-E4ECF 27-E5Hmmmmm.

NGC 1792

NGC 1792The appearance of NGC 1792 is quite chaotic, because of the patchy distribution of dust throughout the disc of this galaxy. It is very rich in neutral hydrogen gas, the fuel for the formation of new stars, and is rapidly forming such stars.

Image Credit: ESO


Team Kimberlin Post of the Day

The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin’s ongoing lawfare includes a bogus copyright suit, Kimberlin v. Kimberlin Unmasked. TDPK submitted what appears to be another one of his altered Certified Mail green cards as an exhibit to one of his pleadings in that case.2580 ECF 7-DOnce again, the Restricted Delivery box is checked, but the Post Office receipt for the mail does not show that the fee was paid.3059 ECF 27-BThe receipt was filed with the court as part of an exhibit for a pleading in the Kimberlin v. The Universe, et al. RICO Madness. Among the many things TDPK needs to explain is why the mailing receipt for service of process in the copyright suit would be relevant to service of process in the RICO Madness.


Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign

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JOHNNY: At this point in the program, I’d normally tell you that the following is partial extract of the tweets sent and received during my investigation of Short-Fused Dud Matter, but things are different this evening. After reading Aaron email, it’s obvious that I’m going to be busy running down a new lead that has popped up over the weekend. This week we were going to take a look at the cards The Bomber thought he was playing, but the deck’s been shuffled.

I need to ask you to wait another week for the next intriguing episode.

Yours Truly, Johnny Atsign!

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In Re a Copyright

The Cabin Boy™ has posted the following tweet concerning me:@PatO201404211906ZI have made no such claim.

I advised Amazon that Chapter Thirteen of My Slow, Journalistic Death appears to infringe my copyright on a blog post. It is my understanding that Amazon has taken the position that the apparent infringement violates their Terms of Service and that the ebook is being removed from the Kindle Store.

UPDATE—AmazonCopyrightEmailUPDATE 2—PatO201404220024ZNo, it isn’t.


Doubling Down on Stupid

After getting caught altering a Certified Mail green card in his state Kimberlin v. Walker, et al. nuisance lawsuit, The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin has filed yet another motion with an apparently altered green card in the Kimberlin v. The Universe, et al. RICO Madness. He is trying to get a default judgment against “Breitbart.com.”

Developing …

UPDATE—The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin included the Post Office receipt for the Certified Mail piece associated with the tracking number on the green card submitted as evidence in the motion above as part of Exhibit B on his report to the court on service of process (ECF 27).ECF 27-B90049As can be seen on the face of the receipt, TDPK did not pay the $4.75 fee for Restricted Delivery. This is in line with his admission to Judge Ryon on the 9th that he has never done so.

He’s gonna have some ‘splainin’ to do.

UPDATE 2—I used to live in the LA area, and the address on the green card for Breitbart didn’t seem to me to be in the right neighborhood. A member of the Vast Hogewash Research Organization ran down the address and found that the business located there is a small copy/shipping/mailbox store.149SBarringtonGiven the kind of business at that address, it is unlikely that anyone from Breitbart actually signed for the Certified Mail without Restricted Delivery specified.

UPDATE 3—I note that there is no certificate of service with TDPK’s filing. Judge Grimm’s Letter Order from 7 January stated explicitly that “future motions will not be considered in the absence of proper service.” I wonder if TDPK will bother to send me a copy? Or does he think that he can get away with an ex parte communication with the court?