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Here Are the 50 Celebs, Reporters, & Others Covington Kidsí Lawyers Just Officially Targeted
Conservative Tribune ^ | February 4, 2019 at 6:17am | C. Douglas Golden

Posted on 02/04/2019 3:07:47 PM PST by Texas Fossil

In the wake of a short, out-of-context video put up on Twitter about a confrontation after the Jan. 18 March for Life, pretty much everyone in the media and politics decided to condemn a group of minors from Covington Catholic High School.

And then the facts started coming in.

According to the Cincinnati Enquirer, over 50 individuals who went after the Covington kids and didn’t retract their statements will potentially find themselves in court after lawyers for the most visible of the students “sent letters to media outlets, individual journalists, celebrities and Catholic organizations as the first step in possible libel and defamation lawsuits.”

The letter from lawyers representing high school junior Nick Sandmann were sent to individuals/organizations ranging “from presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren to actress Alyssa Milano; individual journalists including Maggie Haberman, Ana Cabrera, David Brooks; national media outlets like the The New York Times, CNN, GQ and TMZ; and the dioceses of Covington and Lexington as well as the archdioceses of Louisville and Baltimore.”

“The legal counsel representing Nick and his family, Todd McMurtry and experienced libel/defamation lawyer L. Lin Wood of Atlanta, have said they will seek justice for the harm allegedly done to the teen,” the paper reported.

Others who will likely be included in the suit will be NBC’s Chuck Todd, Newsweek writer/full-time weirdo Kurt Eichenwald, Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, MSNBC host Joy Reid and actor/newly minted socialist Jim Carrey.

HBO host Bill Maher, who called Sandmann a “little p***k” who made a “d*** move at any age,” is also among the possible targets.

“They know they crossed the line,” McMurtry told the Enquirer. “Do they want 12 people in Kentucky to decide their fate? I don’t think so.”

(Excerpt) Read more at westernjournal.com ...


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Make it stick. This complicit media assault will only end when they are punished for their vile false assaults.
1 posted on 02/04/2019 3:07:47 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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From Twitter:

James Woods @RealJamesWoods 5h5 hours ago

https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/1092469413888970752

This could be a billion dollar lawsuit by the end. The number of deep pocket defendants, multiplied by their arrogance, adjudicated in a state unimpressed by lying New York “journalists” and Hollywood fools, could create a perfect storm for the plaintiff.


2 posted on 02/04/2019 3:09:45 PM PST by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Texas Fossil

Nail those bastards

Especially Tramp Milano and Maher. Wipe that smirk off his ugly azz face


3 posted on 02/04/2019 3:10:57 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat ("Mods/Indies/Dems/Non-voters" JOBS or MOBS? Are CRAZY DIMS REALLY who you want BACK in POWER?)
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To: A_Former_Democrat
“When there is a defamation and libel of private citizens, particularly minors, then the legal standard goes way down,” Barnes said. “So you no longer have to prove actual malice or malevolent intent. All you have to prove is that a false statement was made — or in Kentucky, the law is even broader, ‘an unflattering impression given and a person’s impression in a false light’ — and otherwise … that it just be negligent to do so.”

And you can bet they will bring the charges in Kentucky. Imagine what a local jury will feel about this.

4 posted on 02/04/2019 3:16:55 PM PST by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Texas Fossil

Better start popping that pop corn - it’s gonna be a long hot summer - for the MSM-Hollywood ass wipes.


5 posted on 02/04/2019 3:19:11 PM PST by JME_FAN (If you lived here, you'd be home by now.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

I’d give a year’s pay just to see Maher financially ruined.


6 posted on 02/04/2019 3:20:14 PM PST by JME_FAN (If you lived here, you'd be home by now.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Related info I’ve been posting on these threads:

Nick Sandmann is represented by one of the top libel attorneys in the country, arguably THE top.

Statement of Attorneys L. Lin Wood and Todd McMurtry On Behalf of Nick Sandmann and His Family
http://www.linwoodlaw.com/news/statement-of-attorneys-l-lin-wood-and-todd-mcmurtry-on-behalf-of-nick-sandmann-and-his-family/

What We Do (Client/case list - this guy is a heavy hitter)
http://www.linwoodlaw.com/about/what-we-do/

Nick Sandmann: The Truth in 15 Minutes
https://youtu.be/lSkpPaiUF8s
Informative video produced by Nick Sandmann’s libel attorneys to shape the legal battlefield.

Sandmann’s Attorney Has Sent Out 50 Letters In First Step Of Libel- Defamation Suit. List Includes: Catholic Church, NYT, GQ, CNN, TMZ, Maggie Haberman, Alyssa Milano, Kathy Griffin etc
https://old.reddit.com/r/The_Donald/comments/amgskc/sandmanns_attorney_has_sent_out_50_lette


7 posted on 02/04/2019 3:21:54 PM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: JME_FAN

I hope you are right. I have a LOT of popcorn on hand.


8 posted on 02/04/2019 3:22:09 PM PST by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Nah. Punish the media. They’re the ones who deserve the spanking.


9 posted on 02/04/2019 3:24:48 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Trump is Making the Media Grate Again)
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To: Texas Fossil

The other side will say that they stopped being “private citizens” when they decided to attend and participate in a public demonstration on public property.


10 posted on 02/04/2019 3:24:55 PM PST by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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To: Texas Fossil

That’s a great comment from James Woods.

The fact that it’s the Kentucky court system and not some crackpot federal court is a big deal.


11 posted on 02/04/2019 3:27:46 PM PST by Yardstick
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Especially Tramp Milano and Maher.

As part of the settlement, they should agree to wear a drum over their head and let Nick Sandmann beat on it with a drumstick at least for ten minutes each. Plus pay big bucks to Nick Sandmann. Make it hurt so they won't do it again (paying cash is too easy on them).

12 posted on 02/04/2019 3:28:20 PM PST by roadcat
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To: Texas Fossil

I hope they crucify the Dioceses that are involved in this - particularly that flaming a-hole of a Bishop, LGBT-supporter, Roger Joseph Foys. That sodomite-predator-enabling ass clown should be defrocked.


13 posted on 02/04/2019 3:30:01 PM PST by JME_FAN (If you lived here, you'd be home by now.)
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To: Steely Tom

Under that “theory” any American citizen, who ever sent a letter or e-mail to their state or federal representative, or ever attended a public hearing to give testimony, is no longer a private citizen. That is perhaps the most flimsiest of legal theories I have ever come across.


14 posted on 02/04/2019 3:33:07 PM PST by JME_FAN (If you lived here, you'd be home by now.)
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To: Texas Fossil

The Washington Post
The New York Times
Cable News Network, Inc. (CNN)
The Guardian
National Public Radio
TMZ
Atlantic Media Inc.
Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.
Diocese of Covington
Diocese of Lexington
Archdiocese of Louisville
Diocese of Baltimore
Ana Cabrera
Sara Sidner
Erin Burnett
S.E. Cupp
Elliot C. McLaughlin
Amanda Watts
Emanuella Grinberg
Michelle Boorstein
Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
Antonio Olivo
Joe Heim
Michael E. Miller
Eli Rosenberg
Isaac Stanley-Becker
Kristine Phillips
Sarah Mervosh
Emily S. Rueb
Maggie Haberman
David Brooks
Shannon Doyne
Kurt Eichenwald
Andrea Mitchell
Savannah Guthrie
Joy Reid
Chuck Todd
Noah Berlatsky
Elisha Fieldstadt
Eun Kyung Kim
HBO
Bill Maher
Warner Media
Conde Nast
GQ
Heavy.com
The Hill
The Atlantic
Bustle.com
Ilhan Omar
Elizabeth Warren
Kathy Griffin
Alyssa Milano
Jim Carrey


15 posted on 02/04/2019 3:37:09 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Texas Fossil

They missed Chelsea Handler.

Samantha C***’s handlers wisely advised HER to STFU.

NO SETTLEMENTS.

Settlements allow the bullies to “apologize” without admitting any guilt.


16 posted on 02/04/2019 3:37:16 PM PST by treetopsandroofs
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To: JME_FAN
That is perhaps the most flimsiest of legal theories I have ever come across.

Yeah, almost as flimsy as saying Donald Trump's joke about "maybe the Russians can find Hillary's missing e-mails" was a legally actionable indication of collusion between President Trump and Vladimir Putin.

Fact is, it's already been used, in a way. Protestors at George Mason University tried went to court to sue conservative students who videoed them, and subsequently posted those videos on line.

The protestors claimed that their right to privacy was violated by the students who posted the videos, but the judge dismissed the case by pointing out the obvious: that the protestors chose to waive their privacy rights when they decided to undertake a protest in a public space.

This situation is obviously quite different, but do you really think that will stop left-wing activists from using that argument in court?

17 posted on 02/04/2019 3:41:45 PM PST by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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To: Texas Fossil
Suddenly the first amendment will be well known to all those schmucks. They will wrap themselves in it like a blanket.

They will learn that there is as thorn in that blanket that doesn't protect them from slander and threats of violence that violate the law.

Of course, some liberal judge will let them off the hook eventually but it will be entertaining to watch them squirm.

18 posted on 02/04/2019 3:48:19 PM PST by pfflier
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"The other side will say that they stopped being “private citizens” when they decided to attend and participate in a public demonstration on public property.”

I'm not a lawyer but I don't think so.

Being in public doesn't make you a "public" figure and even public figures have a right that the truth be told. Many of these people and news organizations didn't do 'due diligence' in reporting the facts or even wanting harm done to these kids. I expect a Kentucky jury will sour on these people wanting to "punch' this kid.
19 posted on 02/04/2019 3:56:49 PM PST by RedMonqey ("Those who turn their arms in for plowshares will be doing the plowing for those who didn't.")
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To: Texas Fossil

What about twatter for publishing the woodchipping tweet


20 posted on 02/04/2019 3:59:23 PM PST by Phil DiBasquette
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