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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6960 on: August 03, 2022, 09:09:38 PM »
Exclusive: Jan. 6 Committee Prepares to Subpoena Alex Jones’ Texts, Emails

By ADAM RAWNSLEY & ASAWIN SUEBSAENG - 8/3/22

The January 6th House committee is preparing to request the trove of Alex Jones’s text messages and emails revealed Wednesday in a defamation lawsuit filed by victims of the Sandy Hook massacre, Rolling Stone has learned.

On Wednesday, Sandy Hook victims’ attorney Mark Bankston told Jones that his attorney had mistakenly sent Bankston three years worth of the conspiracy theorist’s emails and text messages copied from his phone..

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https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-news/alex-jones-cell-phone-jan6-committee-subpoeana-1392270/



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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6961 on: August 04, 2022, 08:55:34 PM »
Oh, the bad news keeps piling up for Alex.  Love that for him.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6962 on: August 04, 2022, 11:00:35 PM »
I am so very very happy about this! Another article I read about this says that the lawyer for the parents will be turning the file over to the Jan. 6 committee, barring the presiding judge ruling not to. But I don't think that's going to happen!!

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6963 on: August 05, 2022, 12:53:12 AM »
And this is just the compensatory phase of the trial against Jones. They still have to decide the punitive part (i.e., to punish him for what he did).

And he could face perjury charges as well:

https://www.insider.com/experts-alex-jones-could-face-perjury-charges-jail-lawyer-gaffe-2022-8
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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6964 on: August 05, 2022, 05:20:30 AM »
^^^ LOL maybe his "highly-paid" lawyer's "gaffe" is karma just getting warmed up for what's OTW....    ;)   

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6965 on: August 05, 2022, 06:42:11 AM »
Of course, he immediately turned right around on that sh*th*l* that he pretends is a radio show to loudly proclaim that he didn't do it intentionally, that he was given bad information.

Bullshit. By whom?

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LOCK HIM UP!

Meanwhile, I'm enjoying watching Dick Cheney call the Great Orange Satan a coward.

I wonder if Cheney has any influence on Wyoming voters?

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6966 on: August 05, 2022, 07:55:06 AM »
I was wondering about the Cheney influence in Wyoming. You'd think it would remain pretty strong, but the state GOP, which remains in overwhelming control in that underpopulated state, seems to have gone completely over to the dark side.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6967 on: August 05, 2022, 09:56:54 AM »
I wonder if Cheney has any influence on Wyoming voters?

I was wondering about the Cheney influence in Wyoming. You'd think it would remain pretty strong, but the state GOP, which remains in overwhelming control in that underpopulated state, seems to have gone completely over to the dark side.

I'm hoping that it's strong, and it works to get some of the garbage out of there.

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6968 on: August 05, 2022, 11:05:50 AM »
^^^ On a ++ note - at least until the MAGA crazies try to take this over too...  It's about damn time.

https://abcnews.go.com/US/orleans-renews-search-missing-remains-victims-notorious-1973/story?id=86693414


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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6969 on: August 05, 2022, 12:34:18 PM »
^^^ On a ++ note - at least until the MAGA crazies try to take this over too...  It's about damn time.

https://abcnews.go.com/US/orleans-renews-search-missing-remains-victims-notorious-1973/story?id=86693414

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6970 on: August 05, 2022, 05:20:52 PM »
Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2M more over Sandy Hook lies

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas jury on Friday ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of a child who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, adding to the $4.1 million he has to pay for the suffering he put them through by claiming for years that the nation’s deadliest school shooting was a hoax.

https://apnews.com/article/shootings-austin-texas-violence-e067a8bc031ce48be0810764c7bb3c18
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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6971 on: August 05, 2022, 06:07:11 PM »
I've heard that there's a cap on such damages in Texas of $750K; anyone know if this is correct?

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6972 on: August 05, 2022, 06:09:33 PM »
You just NEVER KNOW with Kansas, do you??!  ;D :o :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6973 on: August 06, 2022, 07:17:22 AM »
^^^ -> https://www.reuters.com/business/media-telecom/jury-alex-jones-defamation-case-begin-deliberations-punitive-damages-2022-08-05/

Sadly, per above, it appears so.  Jones' lawyer admitted that was their strategy, "to minimize compensatory damages " knowing there's a cap on punative per person - all along.  I still gotta think that the suing attorneys also knew this - so maybe there's yet another play coming to milk that SOB dry.  At least one of his LLCs has already declared bankruptcy to shelter itself.   IMHO, the PTB, courts and juries, should seize everything he or anyone connected to him owns if _any_ $ from his years of lies contributed to or paid for it - claw-back to the max.   Karma.


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Re: News and Current Events - 2017 - 2022
« Reply #6974 on: August 08, 2022, 06:15:15 PM »
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