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OBAMA SIGNS ANOTHER EO FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW

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0 May 4, 2012

SECRET U S COURT VIOLATES RIGHTS

THE SECRET FISA COURT: RUBBER STAMPING ON RIGHTS by Philip Colangelo Seven judges on a secret court have authorized all but one of over 7,…

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1 May 4, 2012
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The agents of and for Government telling lies

Where in the MEDIA are the truth detectors ?  The newest data on "UNEMPLOYMENT" are out and they claim that Unemployment is at "8.1% "    g…

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2 May 4, 2012
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"IS" 2012 the year of the 3rd party win?

Mitt Romney is a "RINO" and we all know it !  Obama is a Disaster of BIBLICAL proportion! Less than 1/2 the voter base like either one! So…

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Unemployment rate

The teaparty, and all conservative talk shows need to make a push for all unemployed people to sign up for unemployment in august this year…

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0 May 4, 2012

ELECTROPOLLUTION AND THE DECLINE IN HEALTH OF A NATION

Electropollution and the Decline in Health of a Nation   The biggest health threat to the US is electropollution. The explosion of iPhones…

Started by Ralph E WallSr in Tea Party

1 May 3, 2012
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MISSED EXIT SPEND 35 YR IN MEXICO JAIL

KNOX GUN-RIGHTS REPORT Missed exit? Spend 35 years in Mexican jail Jeff Knox reports wrong turn leads to foreign prison for Texas truck d…

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0 May 3, 2012

AL SHARPTONS ANTI ARPAIO SEGMENT SHOWS WHITE HOUSE SCARED

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0 May 3, 2012

JUDGE ORDERS OBAMA TO RELEASE CLASSIFIED DOCUMENT

Written on March 6, 2012 at 7:37 am by Tim Judge Orders Obama to Release Classified Document Filed under News, US News, World News  In a…

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 Judge Orders Mueller To Prove  Russia Meddled In Election 

Judge Dabney L. Friedrich

A Washington federal judge on Thursday ordered special counsel Robert Mueller’s team to clarify election meddling claims lodged against a Russian company operated by Yevgeny Prigozhin, an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Bloomberg.

Concord Management and Consulting, LLC. – one of three businesses indicted by Mueller in February along with 13 individuals for election meddling, surprised the special counsel in April when they actually showed up in court to fight the charges. Mueller’s team tried to delay Concord from entering the case, arguing that thee Russian company not been properly served, however Judge Dabney Friedrich denied the request – effectively telling prosecutors ‘well, they’re here.’

Concord was accused in the indictment of supporting the Internet Research Agency (IRA), a Russian ‘troll farm’ accused of trying to influence the 2016 US election.

On Thursday, Judge Freidrich asked Mueller’s prosecutors if she should assume they aren’t accusing Concord of violating US laws applicable to election expenditures and failure to register as a foreign agent.

Concord has asked Dabney to throw out the charges – claiming that Mueller’s office fabricated a crime, and that there is no law against interfering in elections.

According to the judge’s request for clarification, the Justice Department has argued that it doesn’t have to show that Concord had a legal duty to report its expenditures to the Federal Election Commission. Rather, the allegation is that the company knowingly engaged in deceptive acts that precluded the FEC, or the Justice Department, from ascertaining whether they had broken the law. -Bloomberg

On Monday, Friedrich raised questions over whether the special counsel’s office could prove a key element of their case – saying that it was “hard to see” how allegations of Russian influence were intended to interfere with US government operations vs. simply “confusing voters,” reports law.com.

During a 90-minute hearing, Friedrich questioned prosecutor Jonathan Kravis about how the government would be able to show the Russian defendants were aware of the Justice Department and FEC’s functions and then deliberately sought to skirt them.

“You still have to show knowledge of the agencies and what they do. How do you do that?” Friedrich asked.

Kravis, a prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, argued that the government needed only to show that Concord Management and the other defendants were generally aware that the U.S. government “regulates and monitors” foreign participation in American politics. That awareness, Kravis said, could be inferred from the Russians’ alleged creation of fake social media accounts that appeared to be run by U.S. citizens and “computer infrastructure” intended to mask the Russian origin of the influence operation.

“That is deception that is directed at a higher level,” Kravis said. Kravis appeared in court with Michael Dreeben, a top Justice Department appellate lawyer on detail to the special counsel’s office. -law.com

Concord pleaded not guilty in May. Their attorney, Eric Dubelier – a partner at Reed Smith, has described the election meddling charges as “make believe,” arguing on Monday that Mueller’s indictment against Concord “doesn’t charge a crime.”

“There is no statute of interfering with an election. There just isn’t,” said Dubelier, who added that Mueller’s office alleged a “made-up crime to fit the facts they have.”

Dubelier added that the case against Concord Management is the first in US history “where anyone has ever been charged with defrauding the Justice Department” through their failure to register under FARA.

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