Team Kimberlin Post of the Day

I don’t intend to conduct my defense of either of the frivolous and vexatious lawsuits Brett Kimberlin has filed against me on the Internet. That will happen in court should either suit survive a motion to dismiss. However, without discussing the merits of the cases, I will point out some obvious misrepresentations of the facts contained in Kimberlin’s complaints.

Here’s a clip out of paragraph 56 of The Dread Pirate Kimberlin’s Kimberlin v. The Universe, et al. RICO suit.RICO_lie_56ACondemned Judge Vaughey? I won’t speak to the contents of the writings of others, but I will stand up for what I published. (I will note that Aaron Walker and Patrick Frey are lawyers and have a general understanding of the consequences of threatening a judge and that Lee Stranahan is a responsible journalist.) The Gentle Reader may find everything I’ve posted that mentions Judge Vaughey by typing Vaughey as the search term in the box on the upper right of this web page.

Go ahead. Do it. Read the posts. I’ll wait for you to come back …

It’s pretty clear that I disagreed with his ruling. So did the Circuit Court when the peace order was appealed. It’s obvious that I made fun of him. But I did not condemn him personally, and I did not encourage anyone to threaten him or invade his privacy.

I don’t know whether or not anyone threatened Judge Vaughey or invaded his privacy. If someone did, I do condemn that. However, judges are public officials and their public actions are not immune from criticism by the media, and that includes blogs. Kimberlin is engaging in a frontal assault on the First Amendment that needs to be … I was going to type stopped, but crushed is more accurate … that needs to be crushed. His campaign of lawfare as a method of brass knuckles reputation management must end.

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