Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


One thing for sure about Team Kimberlin is that they’re a bunch of liars—and incompetent liars who wind up easily caught. Indeed, Brett Kimberlin’s first conviction was for perjury about his LSD dealing. It was seven years ago today that this post about A Liar Selling Drugs first ran.

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Continuing with our recent Dread Pirate Kimberlin v. Reality theme, let’s take another look into Chapter 35 of Citizen K by Mark Singer. The Gentle Reader who is familiar with TDPK knows that his first jail term was for perjury during grand jury testimony related to selling LSD.

In 1992, when Kimberlin told me that he trafficked only in marijuana and hashish—besides cocaine just that once—he stated emphatically that he had never sold LSD. “I don’t remember ever selling any hallucinogens. I mean, it’s possible, like, five hits of this or that. But it’s not in my memory base.” He also said, “I’ve never even seen amphetamines.” Yet the same court transcript contained his testimony that he had dealt in small quantities of LSD and methamphetamine. He had bought amphetamines and given them to this girlfriend, he said, because she was trying to lose weight.

Kimberlin exploited the fact that [David] Pacific and [John] Buckley were arrested on drug charges in October 1971, when according to a report in the Indianapolis News, more than $20,000 worth of laboratory equipment was confiscated. But in a 1994 meeting, Pacific told me the “laboratory equipment” was actually vegetable-canning paraphernalia plus a few flasks and petri dishes … the by-product of his and Buckley’s failed experiment to synthesize psilocybin. They had never, he maintained, tried to manufacture LSD. Why go to the trouble when the finished product was so accessible at the cost of about seven cents a hit?

“So you and Buckley weren’t making acid?”

“Oh, no. Good heavens, no,” said Pacific—a quaint-sounding denial that encouraged me to check with the prosecutor, Scott Miller, a former assistant U. S. attorney who’d headed the Bureau of Narcotics “strike-force grand jury,” stated that Pacific and Buckley weren’t manufacturers of LSD but mere jobbers. Though Miller suspected that Kimberlin was one of their suppliers, he opted to pursue a perjury indictment rather than a drug indictment. The government’s general impression was corroborated by Tim Young, who told me that Brett was his source in several “multithousand-hit deals.”

“I probably sold fifty to seventy-five thousand hits of acid in my life, over a year and a half period,” Young said. “Purple microdot and orange sunshine are the two I remember. How much of it from Brett? All of it. I don’t remember buying acid from anyone but Brett. He sold it to me about ten thousand hits at a time. If he said he never sold acid, he’s a lying [redacted]. Guarantee.”

Isn’t it amazing how much of TDPK’s narrative seems to be contradicted by other witnesses, court transcripts, and the like?

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I used to work in Indiana. FWIW, I met both David Pacific and John Buckley on separate occasions before the Speedway Bombings occurred. Based on my personal knowledge of them and what I have also learned from mutual acquaintances, I’d be much more inclined to believe them, especially David Pacific, that The Dread Deadbeat Perjurer Kimberlin.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


This statement is found at the end of the description of Protect Our Elections on the ABOUT page at protectourelections dot org—

… our campaign will support the passage of existing legislation to stop purging, caging, disenfranchisement of felons and much more that is needed to ensure the self-governance envisioned by our Founders in the U.S. Constitution.

Really? Who among the Founding Fathers thought that felons should be allowed to vote? What sort of warped view of History ,,, oh, yeah ,,, that’s it …

Protect Our Elections/EMPR Inc. is run by Brett Kimberlin, who pleaded guilty to drug smuggling charges and was convicted of a list of crimes associated with the Speedway Bombings. He was paroled, but his parole was revoked for lying on a mortgage application  about his indebtedness to a bombing victim and for failure to make restitution to that victim. When he was paroled again in 2001, he managed to keep his nose clean, and he was released from supervision in 2006. His sentence expires in 2030.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Rudy Giuliani, who is Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, had announced plans to visit Ukraine to ask that country’s new president-elect to pursue inquiries that could yield new information about the origin of the Russia collusion investigation and about former Vice President Biden’s past influence in the country. He cancelled his trip, saying:

I think I’m walking into a group of people that are enemies of the president, in some cases enemies of the United States, and in one case an already convicted person who has been found to be involved in assisting the Democrats with the 2016 election.

Hmmmm.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


One of the reasons that I have ridiculed The Dread Deadbeat Pro-Se Kimberlin is that his behavior has been ridiculous. It has been all along as was described in this post from six years ago today titled The Unique Criminal History of Dread Pirate #BrettKimberlin.

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brett-kimberlin-terrorist-in-security-guard-uniform1TDPK was busted by the FBI and U. S. Army CID for impersonating a Department of Defense police officer when he tried to have some documents copied at an Indianapolis print shop. It was that arrest that led to a search of the car that he was driving. That search turned up the bomb making materials that led to his being charged as the Speedway Bomber.

Mark Singer adds this on page 94 of his book Citizen K:

Halloween was still a few weeks away, but Brett was already in costume. He had on navy-blue trousers, a medium-blue short-sleeved shirt with a sew-on cloth Department of Defense Police shoulder patch, and a gray wide-brimmed felt hat. The overall effect—especially the Smokey the Bear flourish of the hat—bordered on slapstick. The eventual charges against Kimberlin were impersonating a Department of Defense officer, illegal possession of military insignia, and illegal possession of a facsimile of the Great Seal of the President of the United States. The latter two offenses were so obscure that Kimberlin said his later search of case law turned up no other criminal prosecutions under the relevant statutes—a statistic that seems to fit the novel circumstances under which he got himself busted.

Others have been convicted of terrorist crimes such as bombing, others have been convicted of impersonating government officers, but to be the first, and only, one convicted of illegal possession of the Presidential seal … Now, that’s a unique place in the annals of crime!

UPDATE—Mark Singer notes the “slapstick” appearance of TDPK in his getup. I note that his beard is a sufficiently gross violation of the grooming standards in place at the time that no DoD personnel, military or civilian, would have believed he was for real.

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That silly costume fooled no one except The Dread Deadbeat Prevaricator Kimberlin himself.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


The Speedway Bombings were 40 years ago last week. Several Indianapolis media outlets have published retrospective coverage over the past few days. The post from the Indianapolis Star not only provides a detailed account of the bombings and the aftermath, it also deals with how the family of Carl DeLong, the man most severely injured by the bomb in the gym bag, has been affected.

The DeLong family has yet to receive anything from the judgment.

Steve DeLong, a painter by trade and a musician, has written songs about wondering if he’ll ever find peace of mind.

“I don’t even know that I want to find complete peace about it,” he told IndyStar recently, reflecting on the 40 years that have now past.  “There’s a lot of things that happen in this world that I don’t understand and sometimes I choose not to understand them because once I understand them, it’s a point of acceptance.

“And I don’t accept this. It’s unacceptable.”

Read the whole thing.

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


As the 40th anniversary of the Speedway Bombings draws near, WRTV has posted a retrospective of their coverage of the bombings and Brett Kimberlin’s trials. (H/T: Aaron Walker)

Kimberlin was eventually charged in the bombings and went to trial in 1981. He was convicted by a jury of 12 and sentenced to 50 years in prison.

Read the whole thing.

Video Credit: WRTV

More video at the WRTV link above.

Bonus Team Kimberlin Post of the Day


Bunny Boy, aka Matt Osborne, aka 57F Osborne, is another one of the gang of failures who make up Team Kimberlin. This TKPOTD from four years ago today engages in pointage, laughery, and mockification at his expense.

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The most recent member of Team Kimberlin to be stuck with the job of editing Kimberlin’s propaganda website Breitbart Unmasked (No, I won’t link to it.) is Matt Osborne. Since a principal duty of that gig seems to be helping Team Kimberlin dig even deeper holes for themselves in their lawfare, Bunny Boy has been assigned as the Team Kimberlin grave digger and is carried on the roster as 57F Osborne.

While I was reviewing the 50+ posts mentioning me over at Breitbart Unmasked, I found one from 3 September, 2013, that is a wonderful example of Osborne’s cocksure wrongheadedness. He called it We Are Criswell, and it made wildly inaccurate predictions about the lawsuit that The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin had filed against Aaron Walker, Stacy McCain, Ali Akbar, Kimberlin Unmasked, and me in Montgomery County Circuit Court. Back in the ’50s, the real Amazing Criswell was a local TV huckster in LA who sold “Criswell’s Family Vitamins” on infomercials during which he claimed to be a psychic. He was best known for his wildly inaccurate predictions. However, the real Criswell, who occasionally got something right, had a much better record than Osborne—who got everything wrong.

My codefendants and I did not wind up facing “numerous lawsuits in the months to come.” TDPK has tried for a second bite of the apple with his RICO Madness, but that is now looking to be an even bigger disaster for him.

We haven’t had our “asses hauled before a judge and jury to examine their fund raising frauds, tax violations, schemes, and scams.” TDPK hasn’t alleged any tax violations in either suit, and he has been unable to show any of the elements of fraud in either case.

When the case did come to court, we didn’t “lose because they have given Mr. Kimberlin more than enough evidence to prove malice.” TDPK was way short of enough evidence; indeed, the judge told him that he essentially had none.

OTOH, 57F Osborne assuming the Criswell personality for his predictions makes some ironic sense when one considers that The Amazing Criswell is probably best known for his appearance in the worst movie ever made, Plan 9 from Outer Space.

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Hogewash! took another poke at Bunny Boy a bit later that very same day with an I’m Not Making This Up, You Know post.

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Bunny Boy has a headline story over at Breitbart Unmasked about a young criminal being caught with IEDs. (No, I won’t link to it.)

Apparently, Brett Kimberlin was unavailable for comment.

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In a way, it makes sense that a failed historian would be a failed prognosticator.