Matt Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, In Better Days With An Already Convicted Felon

The plea agreement with Joel Greenberg has been released. Greenberg will plead guilty to six of the 33 charges against him. As part of the deal the prosecutors agree to not prosecute the remaining 27. Greenberg agrees to fully cooperate in every way with prosecutors, to include testifying against others in trial if necessary. That the prosecution gave up so much strongly suggests Greenberg has 1) a lot to offer by his cooperation with the prosecution, that 2) includes “big fish.”

Greenberg pleads guilty to the following charges:

1. Sex trafficking of a child, more on that later but this…

“Auditor” At Work

See that picture of the man counting the ballots in the Republican Arizona Kangaroo Recount? His name is Anthony Kern. You can also see him in pictures with the mob storming the Capitol on January 6th.

This article is a follow up to one I did yesterday summarizing a court decision where the judge suggested Former Attorney General William Barr lied to Congress and his DOJ filed knowingly false affidavits in court. The Attorney General’s duplicity was related to the DOJ’s supposedly broadly considered conclusion that Mueller’s investigation failed to prove Former President Trump obstructed justice.

Today I followed up by filing a formal Complaint with disciplinary board of the District of Columbia Bar against Former Attorney General Bar. The narrative of my complaint was as follows:

The subject of this Complaint is William Barr, the…

One of these things is not like the other.

On March 22, 2019 Mueller submitted his report to then Attorney General Barr. Rather than immediately release the report Barr sat on it for weeks. However, on the very day Mueller gave him the massive 400 page report Barr released a letter notoriously “summarizing” Mueller’s conclusions. Among summarized assertions was that Mueller “did not draw a conclusion — one way or the other” as to whether Trump obstructed justice and that this left the question in the hands of Attorney General. …

When Committing Felonies It’s Best To Record It

An interesting conviction by jury trial occurred today. Not included in the statistics for January 6th related arrests is the prosecution of Brendan Hunt. Hunt never went to the Capitol. What Hunt did do, in early December, and a couple days after January 6th was post on social media rather explicit threats against members of Congress. For an understanding of the specificity of the threats, feel free to read his indictment.

Some quotes include:

“Trump, we want actual revenge on democrats. Meaning, we want you to hold a public execution of pelosi aoc schumer etc. And if you dont do…

Giuliani On A Better Day Than Today

Today Federal investigators executed a search warrant of the home of Rudy Giuliani resulting in the seizure of his electronic devices including computers and phones. This is a monumental act by investigators. As a legal matter the presentment of a search warrant means the investigators convinced a judge there was probable cause to believe two things:

1. A crime was committed.

2. Evidence of the crime would be found in the search sought.

Giuliani is the second Trump attorney targeted for a search warrant of his home. The first (Michael Cohen) cooperated with prosecutors, was convicted, and jailed. …

Mike Lindell has finally filed his lawsuit against Dominion voting machines. This was the long promised lawsuit that Lindell claimed would have Trump back in the White House. A review of the lawsuit inexplicably finds that the requested relief does not include seeking that the judge reinstate Trump to the Presidency. Rather, Lindell seeks $1.6 billion from Dominion, the same amount it sued him for.

Also missing is a single shred of evidence, or even any specific assertion, that Dominion machines miscounted, fraudulently counted, changed the votes of, etc, even a single ballot. …

Today the Treasury Department announced sweeping sanctions against the Russian government and individuals “who attempted to influence the 2020 U.S. presidential election at the direction of the leadership of the Russian Government.” While the sanctions focused on the 2020 election, buried within the Treasury Department announcement is a blockbuster statement establishing Trump Campaign collusion with Russian Intelligence Services in the 2016 election.

Unsurprisingly, it involves Paul Manafort. The Mueller Report established that Manafort secretly shared confidential polling data with Konstantin Kilimnik, a Russian intelligence operative. …

Yesterday, at about 10:30 in the morning, I got my second Moderna vaccine (yeah!). The first shot was associated with very mild symptoms, barely noticeable soreness at the injection site. I had high hopes to sail through shot #2 with near equal ease.

By 9:00 that evening it was clear this was not to be. My body ached all over, I had the shakes, was a bit feverish, and exhausted. I went to bed but it was a rather restless night. In the night a strange thing happened.

I became convinced there were 50 cupcakes in bed with me. Yes…

Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark has passed away. I have a little story about him and I.

While I was in law school Ramsey Clark wrote a book accusing the United States of endless war crimes in the First Persian Gulf War. I read various discussions of the allegations and knew them to be based on false representations of international law related to warfare. At the time one of my requirements as an editor on the Houston Journal of International Law was to write an article relating to international law of “publishable quality.”

I bought Clark’s book, “No Fire This…


Retired lawyer & Army vet in The Villages of Florida. Lifelong: Republican (pre-Trump), Constitution buff, science nerd & dog lover. Twitter: @KeithDB80

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