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Does anyone become brunt toast anymore? Asking for a friend.


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If Dersh had any sense, we would not get getting a lather about being called a "shyster" ..

he'll be called much worse in the days and years ahead, he should save his indignation..


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New York Mag: What We’ve Learned From the Newly Unsealed Jeffrey Epstein Documents
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On Friday, a Clinton spokesperson told Newsweek that the former president has “never been to Little St. James Island.”


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tek wrote: Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:35 pm If Dersh had any sense, we would not get getting a lather about being called a "shyster" ..

he'll be called much worse in the days and years ahead, he should save his indignation..
And if Dersh’s lawyers had any sense, they wouldn’t be saying things like,
[The dialogue] falsely suggests that Professor Dershowitz engaged in sexual conduct, i.e. a ‘massage’ ...
Equating massages with sexual conduct is the last thing they ought to be doing, IMO.


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I think at this point, talking about even the weather is about the last thing he should be doing. Now finding a REALLY good lawyer or several, yeah, that should be on the very top of his to do list.


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I bet that Leisure Suit Larry Klayman is available.


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ZekeB wrote: Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:36 pm Does anyone become brunt toast anymore? Asking for a friend.
I estimate that maybe 50% of the people here today were here when Ed Hale was mangling the English language. So you can always use the phrase, but many of us won't understand the context.

Of course, Foogie never gets anythign striagth, so there's that. :-


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Chilidog wrote: Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:17 am I bet that Leisure Suit Larry Klayman is available.
I like it. :thumbs:


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I had Leisure Suit Larry figured out almost 40 years ago. :lol: There's no way this one can compare.


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I know the name is familiar, but I don't remember who this Wayne Madsen is? :confused:
Justice Integrity Project - Wayne Madsen and Andrew Kreig: Welcome To Waterbury: The City That Holds Secrets That Could Bring Down Trump


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Addie wrote: Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:59 pm I know the name is familiar, but I don't remember who this Wayne Madsen is? :confused:
Justice Integrity Project - Wayne Madsen and Andrew Kreig: Welcome To Waterbury: The City That Holds Secrets That Could Bring Down Trump
Madsen is a perennial peddler of conspiracy theories, and of course a birther.


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ty, Bob, I thought it had to with birferism.
bob wrote: Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:17 pm
Addie wrote: Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:59 pm I know the name is familiar, but I don't remember who this Wayne Madsen is? :confused:
Justice Integrity Project - Wayne Madsen and Andrew Kreig: Welcome To Waterbury: The City That Holds Secrets That Could Bring Down Trump
Madsen is a perennial peddler of conspiracy theories, and of course a birther.


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WPBF: President Trump questions whether Jeffrey Epstein killed himself

Epstein's brother reacts to president's interview


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Miami Herald: Epstein's victims get second chance at justice against sex offender in appeals court

The young victims of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will get a second chance at seeking justice after an entire appellate court agreed Friday to rehear claims that federal prosecutors in South Florida violated their rights when they kept them in the dark about a secret plea deal with the now-deceased Palm Beach multimillionaire.

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a previous panel’s 2-1 decision that rejected a petition by one of Epstein’s victims. She sought to undo the agreement that federal prosecutors struck with Epstein not to charge him with trafficking girls for his own sexual pleasure more than a decade ago.

A majority of the appeals court in Atlanta voted to rehear the appeal, setting the stage for a possible solution for potentially dozens of victims in the ground-breaking Epstein case. Despite its ruling in April, the three-judge panel had called the South Florida prosecutors’ deal with Epstein “beyond scandalous” and a “national disgrace.” Epstein, 66, committed suicide a year ago while he was in custody on federal sex-trafficking charges in New York.

The three judges narrowly rejected Courtney Wild’s petition to compel federal prosecutors in South Florida to charge Epstein on the grounds that the feds violated Wild’s and other victims’ rights when they cut a secret deal with him behind their backs. Instead, prosecutors allowed Epstein to plead guilty to lenient solicitation charges in state court in Palm Beach County.


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Law & Crime: Judge Orders Unsealing of More Epstein-Related Docs—Including Letters from Alan Dershowitz and Les Wexner


A federal judge in Manhattan on Monday ordered that several records be unsealed in a case related to deceased pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex-trafficking enterprise.

The case involves the counter-lawsuit filed by Harvard Law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz against Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who accused Dershowitz of lying about having sex with her when she was a minor. Dershowitz in turn filed a countersuit in April 2019 accusing Giuffre of defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress, claiming he had never even met Giuffre.

In the litigation, Dershowitz, a former Epstein attorney, filed a motion to compel former Victoria’s Secret CEO Les Wexner and Wexner family attorney John Zeiger to produce certain documents under subpoena and to sit for depositions in the case. In response to the motion, Dershowitz, Giuffre, Wexner, and Zeiger all submitted letters to the court under seal. According to Monday’s order, those letters will now be unsealed for the first time.

“The Court has reviewed letters submitted under seal by Defendant Alan Dershowitz, Plaintiff Virginia Giuffre, and nonparties Leslie Wexner and John Zeiger, concerning Mr. Dershowitz’s request for a pre-motion conference on a motion to compel Mr. Wexner and Mr. Zeiger (1) to disclose certain materials requested in various Rule 45 subpoenas and (2) to provide deposition testimony,” U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska wrote. “First, the Court sees no reason for that correspondence to remain under seal. The parties shall file their respective letters on the public docket as soon as is practicable.”


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Those letters could be REAL embarrassing for someone, look forward to all the gory details.


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CNN: Attorneys for Ghislaine Maxwell ask to halt release of sealed documents in civil case after learning of 'critical new information'

Attorneys for Ghislaine Maxwell, the alleged accomplice of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, said in a court filing Monday that they've learned of "critical new information" that impacts her criminal case and a civil case where dozens of documents are expected to be unsealed.

Her attorneys have asked that the documents, including depositions, remain sealed for three weeks as they work with prosecutors to see if they can share information with the court.

The filing did not provide details about the new information, saying that Maxwell's attorneys aren't at liberty to disclose it because it's subject to a court protective order in the criminal case.

Maxwell's attorneys initiated conversations with the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York over the weekend with the intention of modifying the protective order so they could share the information, possibly under seal, to argue to stop the release of documents.
This feels like a bluff. I'll change my mind if and when the SDNY prosecutors file something in the civil case agreeing with Maxwell's position.


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Reuters: Ghislaine Maxwell fails to obtain delay in unsealing documents


NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Ghislaine Maxwell’s request for a three-week delay in the unsealing of additional documents related to her dealings with the late financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Lawyers for the British socialite, who faces criminal charges she aided Epstein’s sexual abuses, had on Monday said “critical new information” had surfaced that could affect Maxwell’s ability to obtain a fair trial, justifying the delay.

But in a two-page order, U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska in Manhattan said she had no reasonable basis to order a delay, because a protective order in the criminal case meant the new information could not be disclosed.

Lawyers for Maxwell did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

The documents come from a long-settled civil defamation case against Maxwell by Virginia Giuffre, who said Epstein kept her as a “sex slave” with Maxwell’s help.


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Daily Beast: New Jeffrey Epstein Victims, Including 11-Year-Old Girl, Come Forward in Lawsuit


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https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... sed-by-u-s
U.S. prosecutors in the criminal case against Ghislaine Maxwell asked a judge to keep some documents secret to protect an ongoing grand jury investigation involving her.

“The grand jury investigation is active and ongoing,” and resulted in charges filed in July, the prosecutors said in a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan Friday. They didn’t provide any details of the investigation, but offered to provide them for the judge to review privately.


Maxwell is a former friend of Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself last year in a Manhattan jail cell while facing charges he trafficked underage girls for sex. Maxwell is charged with helping Epstein sexually abuse girls.


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Law & Crime: Lawyers Outraged That Ghislaine Maxwell Just Got ‘Absurd’ and ‘Unjust’ Special Treatment in Jail
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New York Daily News: Ghislaine Maxwell is first federal inmate in NYC to receive in-person visit since start of pandemic: sources


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https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/cu ... ge-939366/
The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands is suing the estate of late financier Jeffrey Epstein, claiming that he was behind a criminal enterprise which facilitated the trafficking of young women and female children to his secluded private islands, where they were held captive, raped and sexually assaulted. Though there are more than 20 women who are formally seeking compensation from Epstein’s $577 million estate, this lawsuit marks the first brought by a government.

According to the complaint, Epstein, whose August 2019 death was ruled a suicide, lured girls as young as 13 into a human trafficking operation, after promising them money for school, health care, or to take care of their families. Furthermore, the lawsuit alleges that Epstein and his associates transported the young women and girls to the U.S. Virgin Islands via private plane, and enforced their sexual servitude by confiscating their passports, controlling their communication, and threatening violence.

Once trafficked, the suit alleges that the women and girls were then were forced “to recruit others to perform services and engage in sexual acts — a trafficking pyramid scheme.” Epstein also allegedly kept a computerized database to track their availability and movements.
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NEW: The U.S. Virgin Islands government wants to intervene in the civil lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell to obtain records of interest to their Criminally Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (CICO) action against Jeffrey Epstein's estate.


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Why didn't the Virgin Islands act sooner, like when the girls were being abused?


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I don't know if I'll get in trouble for this so let me make it clear I am NOT blaming any victims for any of the horrors they were put through, but I would like to know how their parents felt about their young daughters being jetted away to a privately owned island.


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Slim Cognito wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:42 pm I don't know if I'll get in trouble for this so let me make it clear I am NOT blaming any victims for any of the horrors they were put through, but I would like to know how their parents felt about their young daughters being jetted away to a privately owned island.
Probably felt pretty bad in hindsight. Look, imo, there are lots of parents who falter or fail in their parential duty. Doesn't mean they are bad people ... maybe no one ever told them their biggest, most important job they will ever have is being a parent. And it's a lot of stressful work -- especially in those adolescent/teen years.

As I understand, many of the victims came from disadvantaged homes. Maybe the parents tried their best, but keeping a roof over their heads and food on the table (working) prevailed over being able to properly parent? I dunno.

It's easy to ply teens with $ when they don't have $ and easy to do the same with adults, but to a bit lesser degree. Maybe some of the parents got paid, too. We'll probably never know how ugly this saga really was.
Tiredretiredlawyer wrote: Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:46 am Why didn't the Virgin Islands act sooner, like when the girls were being abused?
Why didn't I know until this article that Little Saint James Island/"Pedophile Island" was under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Virgin Islands? I'd assumed, incorrectly, it was a private island in international waters.


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