A lot of people have been asking about what’s happening with the Failure Swift’s bullshit CAPS LOCK LAWSUIT against Turtleboy, and we’ve got some updates I wrote about on TB Daily News. Click here to read it. The Providence Journal also wrote about it except they made a couple really glaring mistakes in their reporting, because the ProJo is fake news.
The lawsuit was initially filed by Cranston State Rep, and twice held in contempt attorney, Christopher Millea. She then fired him because she thought he was colluding with me to sabotage her lawsuit. After the Rhode Island ACLU agreed to take my case they filed to have it moved to federal court, since superior court in Wakefield, RI has no jurisdiction over a business in Massachusetts that doesn’t practice any business in Rhode Island. Judge Susan McGuirl then issued a temporary restraining order against me, demanding that I take down all blogs referencing Kathryn Narcisi, which of course was a blatant First Amendment violation.
In a sane world Judge McGuril would be fired for gross incompetence, and Attorney Millea would be disbarred for taking money from what appears to be a mentally unbalanced woman. He knows what libel is and isn’t, and he knew that this wasn’t it. But she wrote him a check drawn on her husband Metro’s hard earned money, so that’s all he needed to see. As for the Judge, the fact that she is so incompetent that she believes she has any right to order a media outlet to remove factual or opinion based content from its website, simply because a crazed plaintiff has filed a frivolous lawsuit, should make anyone question whether or not she’s capable of doing her job. This didn’t require case law research on her part. It’s a basic First Amendment right that she violated.
Kathryn Narcisi did a couple whining videos about how she couldn’t come up with $7,500 for an attorney, because Metro’s money has to be drying up. He told me when I spoke with him that he didn’t want to pay for this, but since he’s an emotionally abused man who is too cowardly to stand up for himself, he allows this woman to waste his money on her nonsense. I know this because she has hired a new attorney, they’re trying to get the case out of federal court, and the Providence Journal wrote about it.
Again, I’d like to thank the Rhode Island ACLU for agreeing to take this case. When I was calling lawyers for this case one of the first people I called was Robert Flanders, since we endorsed him in his failed campaign against Sheldon Whitehouse for Senate last year. The republican was going to charge me over $500 an hour, despite the fact that this right leaning media outlet was being attacked by a democratic state rep, and a democrat appointed judge. I couldn’t afford that, so the Rhode Island ACLU, a left wing organization with actual principles, has been a life saver.
I’d love to see the Massachusetts ACLU stand up for the First Amendment in the other two equally frivolous lawsuits filed against me. I just got another bill for $8,300 on the Azadnia case yesterday, on top of the $5,000 retainer.
And if that case goes to trial, it’s going to cost at least $20,000 more. That’s on top of the thousands of dollars I’ve paid to defend myself against Rian Waters and Jamie Genereux. If and when that case does go to trial we will not be able to survive it without raising the money via donations and merchandise sales. So please, if you’d like to support us and help us keep this revolution in media going, this is how you do it. We are uninsurable, and constantly targeted by bullies like this. Because we’ve been demonetized by Google, blacklisted by Twitter and Facebook, and our local advertisers get harassed until they agree to stop advertising with us, we don’t make enough money to afford to fight lawsuits like this.
Please don’t let them win.
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