Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


The TKPOTD from five years ago today examined one of the claims Brett Kimberlin made in his second federal RICO LOLsuit against me.

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Here’s an interesting bit of information from The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin’s opposition to the motions to dismiss his Kimberlin v. Team Themis, et al. RICO 2: Electric Boogaloo LOLsuit.ECF 74-p21A loss in his earnings? Hmmmmm. That loss must have been relatively recent. The IRS Form 990s for Justice Through Music show him making $19,500 a year in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. (2014’s form doesn’t appear to have been filed yet.) Of course, TDPK’s claim about lost earnings will be easily checked if the suit gets into discovery.

Stay tuned.

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Indeed, Kimberlin was lying. The Justice Through Music Project Form 990s through 2018 all show his compensation as $19,500 per year.

They also show an interesting trend in the not-for-profit’s income.

2013 $380,287
2014 $595,230
2015 $373,508
2016 $618,790
2017 $394,740
2018 $561,794

Of course, it could be purely coincidental that JTMP’s income spiked upward during election years. After all, as a 501(c)(3) entity, it isn’t supposed to engage in partisan political activity, and Kimberlin created the now defunct Velvet Revolution US as a 501(c)(4) which could engage in political advocacy.

Meanwhile, all to the Kimberlin-related websites, including jtmp dot org as of the time this post is being drafted, hosted in the U. S. have gone dark.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


In the early morning hours yesterday, this tweet appeared on the @EuroMaidanPR account trying to undermine the credibility of the the Hunter Biden laptop story.

The tweet didn’t age well. Later in the day, it was reported that neither the DNI nor the FBI believes that the meals on the laptop are part of a “Russian disinformation op.”

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


This most recent tweet (as opposed to a retweet) from the @itstime_2020 account applauds Biden setting up a legal war room.Of course, it now looks as if Biden may need a criminal defense team, something that The Dread Deadbeat Parolee Kimberlin would understand from past experience.

Things aren’t proceeding exactly has I have foreseen, but they’re headed in pretty much the right direction.

Stay tuned.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


I probably should have titled this post Brett Kimberlin and the Case of the Missing Websites. Seven years ago today, I had a couple of posts about Kimberlin-related websites. The TKPOTD was about a site that had disappeared.

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The Gentle Readers who have been following The Saga of The Dread Pirate Kimberlin lo these many months may remember posts about a website called globalpharma dot biz. This was a site for a company that appeared to have a physical presence in Arizona but whose website was hosted in Holland on the same server as the Kimberlin-related off-shore sites. It’s name server was unmaskedhosting dot com, a domain apparently owned or controlled by Brett Kimberlin. globalpharma dot biz offered to sell me Schedule IV prescription drugs for sale with no prescriptions required.

When I checked yesterday afternoon, the website was missing.globalpharma_miaA bit of digging turned up this interesting information about the domain’s name server history.globalphama_nsChange of ownership?

Hmmmmm.

UPDATE—Here’s a couple of interesting thoughts that popped up while reviewing The Dread Pirate Kimberlin’s RICO suit against me. Neither it nor the state lawsuit he has filed mention any of my writing about globalpharma dot biz.

Also, there’s an interesting coincidence in the timing of globalpharma dot biz going dark. It happened around the time the RICO suit was being drafted and filed. I wonder if a review of 18 USC 1961 had anything to do with the site going down?

As used in this chapter—

(1) “racketeering activity” means (A) any act or threat involving murder, kidnapping, gambling, arson, robbery, bribery, extortion, dealing in obscene matter, or dealing in a controlled substance or listed chemical (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act), which is chargeable under State law and punishable by imprisonment for more than one year; … (D) any offense involving fraud connected with a case under title 11 (except a case under section 157 of this title), fraud in the sale of securities, or the felonious manufacture, importation, receiving, concealment, buying, selling, or otherwise dealing in a controlled substance or listed chemical (as defined in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act), punishable under any law of the United States …

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The second post, It’s Not Exactly Fraud … , was about a money raising site.

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… but it looks kinda shady. The Dread Pirate Kimberlin’s “charity” Justice Through Music Project runs a website called pussyriotdefensefund dot org. Just looking at the name, it would not be unreasonable for someone to assume that the site was involved in raising funds to help with the legal defense for members of the Russian rock band that have been prosecuted.

Here’s the top of the site’s home page. (Click on the image to embiggen it.)pussyriotdefensefund_orgZooming in on the text show this:pussyriot_zoomSee, Gentle Reader, the site’s not really a fraud because it comes right out and tells you that the donations go to JTMP.

BTW, TDPK has filed a federal RICO accusing me of mail fraud and wire fraud because I asked you to donate to funds supporting other bloggers and because I am now one of the beneficiaries of a fund to defend against a frivolous and vexatious lawsuit from Kimberlin. If you believe that the BomberSuesBloggers fund is a scam, please don’t contribute. If you think that blogs such as Hogewash! should be able to publish about potential scams, even if they might be run by Brett Kimberlin, then please go over to the BomberSuesBloggers  [Dead link. We took the site down after we won the LOLsuit.] site and find out how you can help.

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Kimberlin eventually pulled the plug on pussyriotdefensefund dot org. Perhaps it wasn’t generating enough cash flow to bother paying for its hosting. Or Kimberlin may have let lapse through inattention.

Whatever.

Meanwhile, the Justice Through Music Project website was still missing in action as of 9:30 pm ET, Saturday.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Whilst poking about the Interwebz Friday evening, I had difficulty checking up on several of Brett Kimberlin’s websites, the ones hosted by Fintel Associates.

Indeed, I was unable to ping the server that had been hosting jtmp dot org and protectourelections dot org.

I was also unable to reach any of the Kimberlin sites hosted on another Fintel server—almightymedia dot org, indictbreitbart dot org, occupyforaccoutability dot org, and op-critical dot com—and I was unable to ping that server.

Hmmmmm.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Seven years ago today, I was sitting in the lobby of the Carroll County Historic Court House waiting for a hearing related to the Hoge v. Schmalfeldt peace order, when Brett Kimberlin walked up to me and handed me an envelope. He was attempting to serve me with an amended copy of his Kimberlin v. Walker, et al. LOLsuit and effect initial service of his Kimberlin v. National Bloggers Club, et al. (I) RICO Madness LOLsuits. Service was defective in both cases because Kimberlin personally served me. Parties can’t serve each other. If he’d simply handed the envelope to my lawyer who was sitting next to me, the service would have been proper.

This episode of Blogsmoke is from five years ago today.

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Blogsmoke

SOUND: MODEM CONNECTING FADES UP TO FULL MIKE—SINGLE SHOT—RICHOCHET

MUSIC: UP AND UNDER—RECORDED—CUT 1

ANNOUNCER: (VOICE OVER MUSIC) Around Twitter Town and in the territory of the net—there’s just one way to handle the harassers and the stalkers—and that’s with an Internet Sheriff and the smell of “BLOGSMOKE”!

MUSIC: THEME HITS: FULL BROAD SWEEP AND UNDER—RECORDED—CUT 2

ANNOUNCER: “BLOGSMOKE” starring W. J. J. Hoge. The story of the trolling that moved into the young Internet—and the story of a man who moved against it. (MUSIC: OUT)

JOHN: I’m that man, John Hoge, Internet Sheriff—the first man they look for and the last they want to meet. It’s a chancy job—and it makes a man watchful … and a little lonely.

MUSIC: MAIN TITLE—RECORDED—CUT 3 Continue reading

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Team Kimberlin is a bunch of liars. For example, consider this Prevarication Du Jour from four years ago today.

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Last year, Breitbart Unmasked Bunny Boy Unread falsely reported on what happened in the 13 March and 14 May hearings on the peace order petition that Brett Kimberlin filed against me. The accuracy of its reporting under its current retread editor is no better. Indeed, it may be worse.bu210610151234zIn fact, the court made no such finding.

Of course, if the current editor of Breitbart Unmasked Bunny Billy Boy Unread believes that he can prove that I have engaged in stalking of the Kimberlin family, he can try to make that part of his defense in Hoge v. Kimberlin, et al. However, before he wastes his time, he might want to consider that when The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin attempted to sue me for stalking in Kimberlin v. Walker, et al., he lost on summary judgment. Also, when he has tried raise the issue in further lawsuits, he lost again. More to the point, when TDPK filed his failed 2015 peace order petition, he alleged stalking as one of the bases, but the judge who reviewed his petition struck the stalking allegation from the temporary order.

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Meanwhile, returning to 2020, the current Kimberlin-related news operation EuroMaidanPR has taken no notice of the Hunter Biden Ukraine story that broke in the NY Post yesterday,

Hmmmmm.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


As I’ve noted before, ridicule has been an important part of my pushback against Brett Kimberlin’s attempts at intimidation and harassment. This episode of Blogsmoke from four years ago today dealt with one example of my mocking him.

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BlogsmokeSOUND: MODEM CONNECTING FADES UP TO FULL MIKE—SINGLE SHOT—RICHOCHET

MUSIC: UP AND UNDER—RECORDED—CUT 1

ANNOUNCER: (VOICE OVER MUSIC) Around Twitter Town and in the territory of the net—there’s just one way to handle the harassers and the stalkers—and that’s with an Internet Sheriff and the smell of “BLOGSMOKE”!

MUSIC: THEME HITS: FULL BROAD SWEEP AND UNDER—RECORDED—CUT 2

ANNOUNCER: “BLOGSMOKE” starring W. J. J. Hoge. The story of the trolling that moved into the young Internet—and the story of a man who moved against it. (MUSIC: OUT)

JOHN: I’m that man, John Hoge, Internet Sheriff—the first man they look for and the last they want to meet. It’s a chancy job—and it makes a man watchful … and a little lonely.

MUSIC: MAIN TITLE—RECORDED—CUT 3

JOHN: I’m stepping out of character for this episode to share this bit of testimony from the Walker v. Kimberlin, et al. trial. This exchange occurred on Wednesday afternoon …

MR. KIMBERLIN: Do you, on your blog, do you have a character [unintelligible] and Internet sheriff, Blogsmoke?

MR. HOGE: Ah, yes, um. A, um, website that I believe is associated with you called, ah, Breitbart Unmasked, ah, did a satirical piece about me, ah, trying to paint me as someone who’s the, ah, Internet sheriff and used the term Blogsmoke, and so I, ah, in return started a a feature that is a take off on the Gunsmoke radio program that was on in the ’50s. And, yes.

MR. KIMBERLIN: So you see yourself as the Internet sheriff?

MR. HOGE: No, I don’t. I consider it a way of poking fun at the people at Breitbart Unmasked by taking their idea and running with it and having a running gag that’s lasted for about two-and-a-half years now.

MUSIC: SCENE BUMPER MUSIC—RECORDED—CUT 4

ANNOUNCER: Autumn is here, and cool weather is settling in. Soon it will be time to sit by the fire with a hot drink. Are you a proud member of Team Lickspittle and a fan of Johnny Atsign? Why not sip that drink from a Johnny Atsign coffee mug? Johnny Atsign, Team Lickspittle, The Grand Hog, Murum Aries Attigit, and Res Judicata merchandise is available exclusively at The Hogewash Store. Drop by today, spend some money, and show your support for Team Lickspittle. You can also show your support by hitting the Tip Jar.

MUSIC: SCENE BUMPER MUSIC—RECORDED—CUT 5

JOHN: That’s it for this week. I hope everyone at Breitbart Unmasked enjoyed being mentioned.

MUSIC: CLOSING TITLE UP AND UNDER—RECORDED—CUT 6

ANNOUNCER: (VOICE OVER MUSIC) Even with a good imagination, we can’t come up with stories as strange as The Bomber and his buddies provide for episodes of “BLOGSMOKE”!

MUSIC: SWELL AND CONTINUE TO MUSIC OUT

ANNOUNCER: The Legal Department wishes the following declaimer read: “‘BLOGSMOKE’ is a work of fiction. Anyone who feels it might be about him should read Proverbs 28:1.”

This is LBS, the Lickspittle Broadcasting System.

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Heh.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Alinsky’s Rule 5 says, “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon,” and pointage, laughery, and mockification has always been a part of this blog’s pushback against Team Kimberlin. One of the recurring themes has been to suggest that the Gentle Reader have a good supply of popcorn (or other entertainment treats) on hand while watching The Dread Deadbeat Pro-Se Kimberlin flail away at his lawfare. That theme became enough of an annoyance to Kimberlin that he complained about it in various court filings. Eight years ago today, Hogewash! ran this post, Dread Pirate #BrettKimberlin and Four Food Groups.

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For the Gentle Readers of Hogewash!:

For The Dread Pirate Kimberlin:

Bon appétit!

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Mmmmmm. Popcorn.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


One of the defining characteristics of Team Kimberlin has been their mouths writing checks that their asses couldn’t cash. This Bonus Prevarication Du Jour from seven years ago today offers an example.

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@Mjanovic201310120129ZYes, my counsel of record in the Kimberlin v. Walker, et al. lawsuit is pro bono. So are all the members of the team of lawyers from around the country backing him up. (The Popehat Signal is a marvelous thing. Thanks, Ken.) They are lawyers from across the political spectrum with a dedication to the First Amendment who see it as a civic and professional duty to defend it against such egregious attacks as Kimberlin’s.

Half-assed? I don’t think so, but a one-percent-assed effort by the assembled team would probably be sufficient to overcome Kimberlin’s pitiful suit.

Definitely lose? Badly? Well, we will see who winds up owing whom. Even a dismissal could leave Brett Kimberlin responsible for costs and my expenses and legal fees. Legal fees? Yes, legal fees. My lawyer is pro bono for me but not for Kimberlin. Legal fees.

AFTERWORD—Bill Schmalfeldt seems to think that there is some significance to the fact that my lawyer is not a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, a voluntary organization. Membership in that organization should not be confused with being admitted to practice law in Maryland. I wonder if the Cabin Boy is aware that the two Maryland lawyers who are on the board of Velvet Revolution US, Jeffery R. Cohen and Kevin Zeese, also chose not to belong to the Maryland State Bar Association? The Cabin Boy has also noticed that my lawyer is also a CPA. Trust me, Gentle Reader; that’s going to be a plus.

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Speaking of uncashed, or more accurately, unwritten, checks, The Dread Deadbeat Pro-Se Kimberlin still owes the sanctions and court costs taxed against him in several of his LOLsuits.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Here’s the TKPOTD from two years ago today. As we’ll see, it appears to have a connection to yesterday’s TKPOTD.

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This post is up at Brett Kimberlin’s protectourelections dot org—Protect our elections?

Ummm … that’s about elections in Ukraine.

The Dread Deadbeat Protestor Kimberlin has renamed the 501(c)(4) not-for-profit VelvetRevolutionUS as “Protect Our Elections/EMPR, Inc.,” and empr dot media is a PR website promoting Ukraine’s interests. Perhaps this tells us exactly whose elections Brett Kimberlin views as “ours.”

Hmmmmmmm.

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Petro Poroshenko was the President of Ukraine who Joe Biden threatened with withholding U. S. aid unless the prosecutor investigating Burisma (a company with Hunter Biden on its board of directors) was fired. Poroshenko claimed that he was never pressured by Biden. Biden has bragged on video that his threat was effective. Biden’s and Poroshenko’s names reappear together in the news from time to time, and empr dot media’s news coverage appears to have a pro-Poroshenko/Biden slant.

The question remains—which nation’s elections does Brett Kimberlin view as “ours.”

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Well, it looks as if Team Kimberlin has figured which one their active websites has the best following. The global popularity ratings of the English language Ukrainian news site empr dot media and itstime2020 dot org are 6,164,010 and 14,338,928 respectively. Yesterday evening, this opinion piece appeared on the EuroMaidan PR website.

I’m not making this up, you know.

Russia has a long history of using assassination to effect its geopolitical goals, especially around elections. Although there have been no specific public threats by Russia to assassinate any American, including Mr. Biden, security officials in the United States would be foolish and naïve not to consider this very real possibility based on Russia’s recent use of poisons and assassinations. Indeed, members of the Russian Duma and commentators on Kremlin state media outlets have stated recently that the only way Donald Trump can win is if something happens to Joe Biden.

The piece engages in speculation that the Russians might try to assassinate Biden as a way of insuring that Trump wins the election, implying that could be a reason for Biden’s Secret Service detail to be keeping him in the basement.

This may be the most outlandish of all of Kimberlin’s false narratives.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


This episode of Blognet first ran five years ago today.

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BlognetTitleCardMUSIC: 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 cyberstalker has been served with a temporary harassment prevention order, and a final hearing is pending. Your job … get the facts.

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. Continue reading

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


One of the enduring characteristics of Team Kimberlin’s presence on the Internet is their utter disregard for the property rights of copyright holders. The Prevarication Du Jour from seven years ago today dealt with one of Bill Schmalfeldt’s many stumbles over copyright law.

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MrA201310072045ZWhich copyright violations? Well, I can’t be sure because there were so many.

meFor example, the Cabin Boy has received multiple DMCA takedown notices over his use of an image of my face. BTW, the notices haven’t come from me. I’m not the copyright holder. He published that image again during the last few days on one of his Twitter accounts.

As I pointed out yesterday, Schmalfeldt has published images of complete posts from Hogewash! on Twitter. Brief quotations from a post are certainly covered by Fair Use, and that would include a 100% quotation of a very shot post, but otherwise a complete ripoff of an entire post without permission is a copyright violation.

It’s possible that none of these violations resulted in his suspensions, but there were plenty of others that could have.

It’s not Ali Akbar who’s lying.

Oh, if you go looking for the @Tidingsofdoom account on Twitter, you’ll find that the Cabin Boy has abandoned it and that it has been picked up by Not Bill Schmalfeldt.

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They’re slow learners. In 2020, Schmalfeldt still was having trouble with copyrights.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


What are the odds? There’s that six degrees of separation thing about how many level of contacts separate any two people, but how likely is it that any two people a connected via only one degree of separation?

Before I started writing about Brett Kimberlin, I had a vague recollection of him as the federal prisoner who had claimed to be Dan Quayle’s dope dealer. It wasn’t long after I started writing about him that I found the number of degrees of separation between us was one. It turned out that I had connections to several people who had known Kimberlin while he was in Indiana. (Mrs. Hoge went to school at IU in Bloomington, and while she never met Kimberlin, she had several friends knew him.) This post, An Interesting Coincidence re #BrettKimberlin, is from eight years ago today.

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We didn’t pick up yesterday’s mail until we were coming in from church this morning. Mrs. Hoge handed me a package that turned out to contain a copy of Citizen K: The Deeply Weird American Journey of Brett Kimberlin. A friend finally got me a personal copy via a used book seller.

The book has one of those clear plastic protective jackets that you find on library book, and, sure enough, it’s stamped as being a discarded book from a library. The Monroe County Public Library. In Bloomington, Indiana.

Bloomington is where TDPK was selling drugs when he was a teenager. It’s where the activities that led to his first conviction (for perjury) took place. Bloomington is turning out to be a real source of information. Perhaps some more follow up with personal contacts is in order.

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Those follow up contacts have been excellent sources of information. I wasn’t able to publish much of that information directly because of privacy concerns, but it often pointed to which rock to turn over next.

But back to my recollection of Kimberlin falsely claiming to have sold dope to Dan Quayle. That lie didn’t work either in 1988 or 1992, and it was debunked in Citizen K which was a biography authorized by Kimberlin. More recently, his band of hackers failed to tip the election toward Hillary protect our election in 2016, and his anti-Trump efforts don’t seem to be getting much traction this year. (itstime2020 dot org is still stuck below #14,000,000 for its global popularity ranking.)

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


I’ve made a point of posting as much as possible of The Dread Deadbeat Pro-Se Kimberlin’s legal filings. His first lawfare attack on me occurred in July, 2013, when he filed a false Application for Statement of Charges against me alleging that I has stalked and harassed him. Because the State’s Attorney’s Office dropped the charges and sought to have them expunged, I wasn’t able to see exactly what Kimberlin had claimed until I was able to get the case unsealed. (I needed it unsealed so that I could sue for malicious prosecution.)  I finally got around to publishing his bogus allegations four years ago today.

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While I’ve been preparing discovery requests for the Hoge v. Kimberlin, et al. lawsuit, I noticed that I’ve never published the Application for Statement of Charges that The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin filed against me in 2013. Last November, I petitioned the District Court to be allowed to inspect and have a copy of the case file. Now that the expungement has been vacated and anyone can get a copy, I might as well post it. Here’s the case docket as I received it last November.

TDPK has said that he asked for the expungement. As the Gentle Reader can see, it was the State’s Attorney’s Office who asked for the expungement, not Kimberlin.

Falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus.

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The Application for Statement of Charges was signed under penalty of perjury. The Gentle Reader should not be shocked that a convicted perjurer would perjure himself again.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


One of the ways that I’ve ridiculed Brett Kimberlin was to begin referring to him as The Dread Pirate Kimberlin after he put up a pirate-themed website called the Bloggers Offense Fund. As time went by, I also tagged him with other The Dread P_____ Kimberlin nicknames where P_____ might be  something likePerjurer or Pro-Se or Performer. Because he has yet to pay sanctions and court costs taxed against him, Dread has been changed to Deadbeat.

The TKPOTD for five years ago today was about The Dread Deadbeat Performer Kimberlin.

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Here’s another silly claim that keeps reappearing in The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin’s LOLsuits.ECF 135-147

That’s from his second amended complaint in the Kimberlin v. The Universe, et al. RICO Madness LOLsuit. It’s repeated word-for-word as paragraph 122 in the complaint in his Kimberlin v. Most of the Universe, et al. RICO Retread LOLsuit.

Ear-plugs“… in order to interfere with Plaintiff’s business relationships and his prospective advantage … as a musician.” Oh, please! Now, I will admit that I have published a review of one of his CDs and that it was unfavorable, i.e., honest. The Dread Performer Kimberlin’s lack of talent is the most significant impediment to his music career. This is not to say that I think he should abandon his attempt at a career in music. This is from my earlier review—

While he didn’t do especially well with the acoustic guitar on Keyhole, Brett Kimberlin is actually a reasonably good guitarist. He probably couldn’t cut it in Nashville or LA, but could make a living in a minor market (such as Seattle) or playing the Holiday Inn circuit. Indeed, the world would be a better place if he did ignore the usual advice and give up his day job.

‘Nuff said.

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Yeah, Seattle might be just the place for Kimberlin.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Someone connected with Kimberlin’s It’s Time 2020 operation woke up and decided to post something to the itstime2020 dot org website on 2 October. With all of the stories available, the best thing that the poster could find to write about was Brad Parscale’s mental breakdown. Really? That’s the big news of the election since the last post on 28 August?

Whatever.

BTW, Kimberlin wound up losing all of his defamation lawsuits because what had been written and said about him was true, so you’d think that he’d understand that it’s false statements that can be defamatory. Yet, the itstime2020 dot org post ends with these words about Brad Parscale: “… and he worked with Russia and Cambridge Analytica that year [2016] to manipulate the presidential election.” Given the thorough debunking of the Russian Collusion Hoax, unless there’s some evidence to back that statement up, it looks as if it’s being made with a reckless disregard for the truth. Gentle Reader, do you suppose a convicted perjurer would do such a thing?

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Brett Kimberlin fails and inflicts failure on others because his arrogance entraps him in carelessness. For example, he left bomb making supplies in the trunk of the car he was driving when was arrested for impersonating a DoD security/police officer and wound up with a 50 year sentence for his crime spree as the Speedway Bomber. More recently, he sent an email to Bill Schmalfeldt about a hearing scheduled on one of the restraining orders sought against the Cabin Boy™ and clicked Reply All by mistake, sending his comments to members of the court staff. The TKPOTD for five years ago today showed a part of that email.

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This is the header and opening portion of one of the emails submitted to the Ayer District Court in support of the Cabin Boy™ in the Hinckley v. Schmalfeldt Harassment Prevention Order hearing this past week.
SHvBK_1popcorn4bkIt must be some special bit of training at Acme Legal that would lead someone to cc an email to a court referring to one’s friend’s adverse party as a “piglet” whose case is “bullshit.” Such professionalism!

Note that it sent by WhoIsNumberNone. With a “excellent” friend like that, who needs enemies?

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Kimberlin used WhoIsNumberNone as a nom de cyber for years. However, he doesn’t seem to have used it publicly for awhile. The @WhoIsNumberNone Twitter account hasn’t seen any activity since a retweet on 9 February, 2017. The account follows three of Bill Schmalfeldt’s abandoned Twitter accounts, the newest from February, 2017.

BTW, According to the Bureau of Prisons inmate locator (which still tracks him because his sentence doesn’t expire until 2030), Brett Kimberlin’s number is actually 01035-079.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


I’m so old, I remember when journalists were still generally called reporters and the good ones at least pretended to take a “just the facts” approach to the news. OTOH, I’m older than any of the alleged journalists associated with Team Kimberlin, so it may be they never really were exposed to good reporting. That may explain the situation discussed in the Prevarication Du Jour from seven years ago today.

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Bill Schmalfeldt tweeted this in the context of comments about his using a threat to cause a woman to lose her children unless she gave him him information.ffr201310021523Z

Here’s what Schmalfeldt actually wrote to the woman.BSthreatOBNSchmalfeldt maintains that he was behaving in an ethical manner as a journalist when he sent that message. The Cabin Boy also touts the Code of Ethics of the Society of Professional Journalists. Let’s examine how the tactic he used with this potential source fits within that Code. This item seem applicable.

Journalists should:

— Show compassion for those who may be affected adversely by news coverage. Use special sensitivity when dealing with children and inexperienced sources or subjects.

As near as I can tell, nothing in the story he was “investigating” had anything to do with the woman’s children or whether or not they should be taken from her. It seems that he was simply using the threat as a bludgeon to get her to “play smart” and give him the information he wanted. It’s unclear that she was even a direct part of the story. IANAL, but that message seems very close to blackmail or extortion, and since it was sent via interstate communications, a violation of federal law.

And what compassion was he showing the children who would have been affected by his threats?

But the Cabin Boy says he’s ethical … because JOURNALIST!

UPDATE—Stacy McCain appears to question Schmalfeldt’s journalistic ethics also.

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The alleged desire of Cabin Boy™ (Schmalfeldt) and Bunny Boy (aka Matt Osborne) to have access to sealed documents was the reason that Brett Kimberlin cited to a court filing seeking to unseal discovery in the Kimberlin v. Frey RICO Remnant LOLsuit. The court didn’t relax its protective order, so Kimberlin’s fishing expedition failed.

BTW, when Brett Kimberlin tried to use sealed discovery from Frey during the Hoge v. Kimberlin, et al. trial, Judge Hecker said that the federal court’s order wasn’t his to enforce and that Kimberlin could try to introduce the documents. Then, the judge also noted Kimberlin should consider the possible consequences of disobeying the federal court. Kimberlin chickened out.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


One of the grandiose gestures that Brett Kimberlin has made during presidential elections has been to offer rewards (usually $100,000) for information proving election fraud.Looking at Velvet Revolution US’s IRS Form 990s shows that the organization never had the financial ability to pay such a reward, so it seems to me that the empty offers were futile attempts to draw positive attention to Kimberlin’s activism.

Given Kimberlin’s ties to admitted Democrat operatives such as Alexandra Chalupa, the Gentle Reader should not be surprised to find that Kimberlin isn’t offering any such reward this year. Perhaps he already knows …

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Brett Kimberlin’s clout as an activist has been minimal. That may explain why he has used bogus LOLsuits and other forms of lawfare to harass those of us who have written truthfully about him. The TKPOTD for seven years ago today dealt with the lack of impact Justice Through Music Project had on the Real World.

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Team Kimberlin has been able to cause a great deal of misery to those it has targeted for personal attack. That’s in stark contrast to it’s impact in the wider world. For example, it the various web analytical services can be trusted, it is likely that more people will read this post on the first day it is up than will visit the Justice Through Music Project website over the next two weeks.

jtmp_ustreamKimberlin’s real world impact is trivial even among the true believers in the causes he claims to espouse. Take fracking (hydraulic fracturing to free trapped natural gas), or, in JTMP’s case, anti-fracking. If you go to the JTMP website, you’ll find a link to a Ustream channel. Clicking on the link will take you to a poorly recorded, year-old session of a bunch of activists talking about the evils of fracking. There’s nothing else on the channel. No wonder the channel only has 3 followers.

Just like all those petitions that never achieve a critical mass of signers or proving election fraud based on tips that never come in or …

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Indeed, more people will probably read today’s TKPOTD on the day it’s published that will visit Kimberlin’s itstime2020 dot org website all next month.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


From time to time, I check of the websites and social media accounts of the various members of Team Kimberlin. Yesterday evening was Bill Schmalfeldt’s turn. Given his recent brief period of unretirement, I found the Promoted Tweet served up by Twitter when I check his @ThePortlyPundit account mildly amusing.

Schmalfeldt is 66 now.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


One of the websites that Brett Kimberlin has been involved with is called westandwithukraine dot org. I wrote about it in the TKPOTD on this date last year. There’s been a recent change.

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I’ve actually spent some time reading the content of westandwithukraine dot org. It’s one of The Dread Deadbeat Publisher Kimberlin’s websites. It went up in 2014. All of the posts prior to August, 2016, have been memory-holed, but much of the earlier material is backed up on the Internet Wayback Machine (web dot archive dot org).

I haven’t found any original material on the site. It all seems to have been lifted from other sites. While most of the posts are news stories that would be interesting to someone following the Ukraine/Russia conflict or who was generally interested in Ukrainian culture, there are some posts that stood out for their political content. One post from April, 2017, was a puff piece promoting George Soros and claiming that opposition to the billionaire is a Russian black op.

The Soros obsession is gripping the world and shows no sign of going away. Democratic movements are not winning many of their battles against dictators and would-be dictators. These leaders, many of whom have been in power for too long, need people to believe that the enemy is someone else. Above all, Putin needs this myth. It can only be hoped that Putin will be gone before Soros. The world needs George Soros far more.

There are indications of Soros’ involvement with the shenanigans going on in Ukraine. Elizabeth Vaughn reports this over at RedState:

Shortly before Lutsenko took office, then-U.S. Embassy Charge d’ Affaires George Kent sent a letter to the Prosecutor General’s office asking them to end the investigation. Kent made it clear that “U.S. officials had no concerns about how the U.S. aid had been spent.”

If this account is correct, the Obama administration pressured a foreign government to drop an investigation into an organization they had co-founded along with activist George Soros. They were interested in preventing American taxpayers from learning how their tax dollars were being spent as well as concealing their collaboration with Soros. But, above all, they were each doing their part to insure that Hillary Clinton won the presidency.

Hmmmmm.

We know that Brett Kimberlin was working with Alexandra Chalupa during 2016 and 2017 and that both of them were involved in attempts to use foreign sources to dig up dirt on persons connected to the Trump campaign and, later, the Trump administration. I’m sure someone is following the money.

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As noted above, things have changed at westandwithukraine dot org. When I checked on it last month, it was being hosted on the Fintel Associates server that hosts jtmp dot org, the Justice Though Music Project website, and protectourlelections dot org, the now apparently abandoned US-based Protect Our Elections/EMPR Inc website. In the last few days, the hosting for westandwithukraine dot org has been moved to a server at sites dot google dot com. However, the new site contains no content.As I said a year ago—Hmmmmm.