The scheme of pro se lawfare used by Team Kimberlin was the brainchild of Neal Rauhauser. Perhaps because of his outstanding warrants becoming known to various court bailiffs beginning to make visits to courthouse risky, Rauhauser teamed up with a lawyer for his LOLsuit against James McGibney. Even with a lawyer’s assistance, Rauhauser couldn’t win. Three years ago today, that case finally ended, and I was able to report Neal Rauhauser Loses Again.
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The Texas Supreme Court has denied Neal Rauhauser’s petition for review of the Appeals Court’s ruling setting aside the $150,000 (originally $1,300,000) sanction he was awarded against James McGibney and ordering him to pay McGibney’s fees and costs instead.
I’ve been looking at various polls, and if they are accurate, it seems that more people have a favorable opinion of Joe Xiden (e.g., 40 % approval in Rasmussen) than believe the country is headed in the right direction (e.g., 32 % in Rasmussen).
Does this mean that as significant number of Xiden’s supports approve of his leading the country in the wrong direction?
My podcasting partner Stacy McCain has a post up about The Power of Political Tribalism. Go read his post and my comment on it. Then, come back here. I’ll wait.
Otto von Bismarck famously described politics as the art of the possible. Compromise with people who don’t share your beliefs and goals is involved. Jerks like the subject of Stacy’s post have allowed their partisanship-driven passion to run amok. Because he can’t control his neighbors’ beliefs, he has become powerless over politics (his and theirs), and his life has become unmanageable.
The Gentle Reader may have noticed that I describe myself as a Recovering Democrat. While Maryland’s voting laws have led me to register as a Republican so I can vote in the primary elections of the party most closely aligned with my ideals, I occasionally vote for independents or candidates from other parties. Why? I do so because alliances or compromises are necessary sometimes to get a better deals when the best deals are off the table. Meanwhile, I’ll try to convince you that my point of view is correct, and I’ll poke fun at the other side’s folly, but I’ll try to keep things civil.
Perhaps being arrested for stalking will cause the subject of Stacy’s post to hit bottom and allow a Power greater than himself to restore his sanity.
Brett Kimberlin may have thought that he would get a change to stick his hands into some deep pockets with his Kimberlin v. Hunton & Williams, et al. RICO 2: Electric Boogaloo LOLsuit, but he waited until after the statute of limitation has expired against his big money defendants. He tried to solve that problem by including me as a defendant, claiming that my writing about him and his activities was a continuation of the alleged conspiracy to defame him. That made it in my codefendants’ interest to assist in my defense. Here’s the TKPOTD from six years ago today.
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The reply to The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin’s opposition to the motion to dismiss filed by the U. S. Chamber of Commerce in the Kimberlin v. Team Themis, et al. RICO 2: Electric Boogaloo LOLsuit contains this paragraph that points out how defective some of TDPK’s allegations against me are.
Meanwhile, it will be interesting to see if TDPK got around to filing an opposition to my motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim and what tale he might have tried spin as part of it.
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Of course, the lawyers for the Chamber of Commerce were correct in stating that even if I had done what Kimberlin alleged, such acts would not have provided any basis for a lawsuit. Additionally, allegations such as Kimberlin’s tale that I had ever fantasied about murdering him were simply false.
His lawsuit against me was dismissed with prejudice for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.
This episode of Blognet first ran seven years ago today.
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MUSIC: Theme. Intro and fade under.
NARRATOR: Ladies and gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. The names have been changed to protect the innocent.
MUSIC: Up, then under …
NARRATOR: You’re a Detective Sergeant. You’re assigned to Internet Detail. A group of cyberbullies has been operating in support of convicted domestic terrorist by conducting online attacks on bloggers. One of them says he has had enough and is willing to provide information. Your job … vet the information.
MUSIC: Up then under …
ANNOUNCER: Blognet … the documented drama of an actual case. For the next few minutes, in cooperation with the Twitter Town Sheriff’s Department, you will travel step by step on the side of the good guys through an actual case transcribed from official files. From beginning to end, from crime to punishment, Blognet is the story of the good guys in action.
MUSIC: Up and out.
SOUND: Footsteps in hallway.
FRIDAY: It was Thursday, August 14th. It was clear and warm in Westminster. We were working the day watch out of Internet Detail. My partner’s Liz Smith. The Boss is Twitter Town Sheriff W. J. J. Hoge. My name’s Friday. It was 3:14 pm when Liz and I returned to Room S-140. Internet Detail. Continue reading →
Neptune was discovered 175 years ago this week. This triptych of images show how the planet appeared to Voyager 2 during its flyby (left), to the Hubble Space Telescope (center), and to my backyard telescope (right—look closely, it’s really there).
Six years ago today, one of my codefendants in the Kimberlin v. Hunton & Williams, et al. RICO 2: Electric Boogaloo LOLsuit filed a motion to dismiss which prompted me to publish this post about More Electric Boogaloo.
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The lawyers for the U. S. Chamber of Commerce have filed a reply to The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin’s opposition to the Chamber’s motion to dismiss the Kimberlin v. Team Themis, et al. RICO 2: Electric Boogaloo LOLsuit.
There were some interesting admissions against interest in that email that were useful in other cases, but the prizewinner was the prediction that Judge Hazel would not grant the motions to dismiss in the original RICO Madness LOLsuit.
President Joe Biden’s nominee to serve as the top federal prosecutor in Maryland helped free a Delaware death row inmate who was subsequently implicated in a sex-trafficking ring and convicted of second degree robbery.
“Erek Barron is the latest example of the Biden administration’s focus on criminal leniency rather than public safety or the rule of law,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R., Ark.) told the Washington Free Beacon. “He would bring to the Maryland United States Attorney’s Office more of the same soft-on-crime approach that has already made Baltimore one of the most dangerous cities in the country, and more innocent people would be victimized as a result.”
Barron is typical of the progressive prosecutors Democrats are elevating across the country. As a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, Barron has pressed for reforms progressive prosecutors champion, like abolishing mandatory minimum sentences for drug crimes and making certain police personnel records available to the public. Republican lawmakers like Cotton say their approach is inappropriate amid spikes in violent crime in certain parts of the country.
He’s from Prince George’s County but should fit right in with what’s happening in Baltimore.
After two days of trial and enough words to consume over 400 pages of transcript, The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin’s vexatious Kimberlin v. Walker, et al. lawsuit boiled down to this one sentence finding by Judge Johnson:
There’s not one scintilla of evidence in this case that the statements that were made by these individuals were false.
Res judicata. Collateral estoppel. They should both apply to the Kimberlin v. The Universe, et al. RCIO Madness.