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Tue Jun 11, 2013, 04:58 PM

And so it begins

http://news.yahoo.com/parents-navy-seal-killed-afghan-crash-file-first-164807941.html

A couple in Philadelphia has filed a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency and Verizon, claiming they and their phone records were targeted for surveillance because of their outspoken criticism of Barack Obama and the U.S. military. This is believed to be the first official lawsuit filed against the government and the company, since it was revealed that Verizon had been ordered to turn over phone metadata for all of its customers.


The lawyer leading the way in both lawsuits is Larry Klayman, the founder of the controversial Judicial Watch, which sued President Bill Clinton 18 times when he was in office, and sued President George W. Bush and Dick Cheney over their secretive Energy Task Force in 2003. Klayman even sued Judicial Watch after an acrimonious split with the organization in 2006.


Our old friend Larry Klayman...the Glen Beck of the legal community.

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atreides1 Jun 2013 OP
Tarheel_Dem Jun 2013 #1
olddots Jun 2013 #2
OilemFirchen Jun 2013 #3
musiclawyer Jun 2013 #4
Catherina Jun 2013 #5
JoePhilly Jun 2013 #6
JustAnotherGen Jun 2013 #7
OilemFirchen Jun 2013 #8
Laelth Jun 2013 #9

Response to atreides1 (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 05:01 PM

1. Pfftt. It'll be thrown out. nt

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Response to atreides1 (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 05:06 PM

2. Larry the cable guy Klayman

does this scum bag advertise on the Dip Shit Channel ?

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Response to atreides1 (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 05:10 PM

3. Good for them!

Having Larry Klayman represent them will certainly disabuse anyone of the suspicion that this is politically motivated.

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Response to atreides1 (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 05:13 PM

4. This is where occupy comes in

Some of their people will be class action plaintiffs. Constitutional torts= attorneys fees in states such as CA

I'm telling you. The ACLU and the plaintiffs bar will blow this open. Congress is too afraid to act alone.

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Response to atreides1 (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 05:17 PM

6. Yea, the NSA is listening to a couple crackpots. Ok.

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Response to atreides1 (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 05:48 PM

7. Lowell is a Navy guy

I've seen far worse roll off of that guy than this lawsuit. Will be interesting to see how ths plays out.

The big one will be the Class Action Suit.

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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #7)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 05:52 PM

8. Rand Paul's 10 million non-standng class actors

fasttracked to the USSC?

Yeah. That's gonna happen.

<dont ask><yes, of course>

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Response to atreides1 (Original post)

Tue Jun 11, 2013, 06:56 PM

9. k&r for the Plaintiffs' bar.

Plaintiffs' lawyers can make a real difference in the world (for the better, usually).



-Laelth

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