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laserhaas's Journal
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October 31, 2018

Today is my birthday; and it's 18 years DOJ, FBI & SEC aid & abet Sachs & Romney Racketeering

I'm making a gift to myself, turning 62, today; as Mitt Romney is soon to become a - Thieving fruk'r - U.S. Senator.

The gift is a master list of all the crimes & corruption Goldman Sachs & Bain Capital have benefited from; because the FBI, SEC, DOJ, U.S. Trustees, OIG & Public Integrity Section are betraying the public's trust, being willfully blind or duplicitous to Sachs & Romney's racketeering crimes.

As I prepare this master list, for me and you - here's some highlight Tweets - apropos...

Poking the bear...






It took 20 years to bring down Madoff, Marc Dreier, Tom Petters and Allen Stanford.

I've been at it 18 & 1/2 years, thus far.

Thousands lost billions of dollars in the defrauding Mattel, Fingerhut, eToys - etc; and people are DEAD!

Guess what they all have in common?

Willfully blind, manifest injustice aiding & abetting federal agents like Jay Clayton & Colm Connolly.

The willful blindness is what killed Toys R Us.

October 27, 2018

Australian Authorities Realize Banks Abuse Legal Process

As reported, by 'The Guardian' ([link:https://amp.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/oct/26/labor-says-banking-inquiry-failed-to-expose-how-legal-system-used-to-crush-customers
|Here]), on Thursday, October 25rh, 2018, Australia's Labor’s banking royal commission submission says Australians being forced into ruthless court processes.

Labor says banking inquiry failed to expose how legal system used to crush customers.

Does this sound familiar?

As detailed by The Guardian:

Labor has identified one of the biggest blindspots of the banking royal commission as being its lack of interrogation of the way banks are using the legal system to crush customers.

In its submission to the commission, Labor says Australians who have disputes with their banks are being forced into ruthless and lengthy court processes, by corporations with deep pockets, and there is a significant gap in community legal services for small business customers.

The commission's final report is due out in February 2019; but Labor wants more testimonials after learning of "harrowing" instances of families losing farms 10p years old; and cases of attempted suicide.

Reportedly - a culture of greed - has resulted in an abuse of civil rights due process; and 10, 000 complaints where there is an "abuse of law"!

October 23, 2018

GROPE ALERT: Man Invokes Trump Defense on Soutwest Air

According to HuffPo - Authorities say Southwest Airlines passenger Bruce Alexander told them the president "says it's OK to grab women by their private parts.

The passenger, Bruce Michael Alexander, was likely referencing Donald Trump’s remark in an infamous 2005 “Access Hollywood” recording that he could grab women “by the pussy.”

The complaint, filed Monday, alleges that Alexander “made abusive sexual contact” with a female passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight from Texas to New Mexico “by touching the passenger’s breast, without their permission.”

The female passenger has accused Alexander ― who was sitting in the row behind her ― of touching her “no less than three times,” recounting that she saw “a hand that had thick fingers, were hairy and dirty fingernails.”


October 23, 2018

World's Most Fortunate Pro Se Litigant Represented By Judge Posner Now Also Represented By David Bo

Source: Above the Law

This story needs one of those “Individual Results May Vary” disclaimers. Because when you launch a pro se case against the government, your case probably won’t resemble William Bond’s. Bond managed to get Judge Richard Posner to volunteer to assist him, and subsequently represent him after the Fourth Circuit stupidly demanded that Posner and co-counsel Matthew Dowd, not Bond, sign their names to the brief eviscerating the federal judiciary for its terminally flawed pro se process.

Now that the Fourth Circuit kicked the case in a remarkably lazy opinion, Bond is looking to take the fight to the U.S. Supreme Court, and it looks like he’s got David Boies on his side now.

In a motion filed Friday afternoon, Bond seeks an extension to file his cert petition. But in a surprising twist, the motion is signed by David Boies, with Boies Schiller’s Joanna Wright and Emily Harris also listed on the papers. Judge Posner and Dowd are still featured as part of the team, but it appears as though Boies is taking the lead as counsel of record at this stage based on his experience with Supreme Court advocacy.

Getting a cert petition picked up is a little bit of alchemy, but a motion featuring both Boies and Judge Posner on the cover should raise more than a few eyebrows in the cert pool.

Read more: https://abovethelaw.com/2018/10/worlds-most-fortunate-pro-se-litigant-represented-by-judge-posner-now-also-represented-by-david-boies/

This is a case, long overdue, concerning the systemic abuse of indigent litigants.

Unfortunately, I've been prevented from reaching out to Judge Posner, due to a potential conflicts issues. It has been extremely frustrating, due to the fact that we have confessions of lying under oath, intentionally, in our eToys federal cases against Romney & Goldman Sachs; but the courts abuse me with 1 line dismisses stating (that lies under oath and homicides) are "insubstantial".

So - This case is AWESOME

I'm super excited to see this case go to the Supreme Ct; but very concerned given the status of the controlling mindsets.

Can't wait to see what rulings come from this case!

UPDATE- LAYMAN'S terms of the issues at hand

Regardless of you having a beef with your wife, neighbor, or some group, place or thing, we all have a Constitutional right to address a grievance, in court.

You either do it with a lawyer - or without.

Should you choose to go it alone, to sue your neighbor about his late night barking dog, or a prisoner on death row - this means you are "pro se".

Per Wikipedia:

This may occur in any court proceeding, whether one is the defendant or plaintiff in civil cases, and when one is a defendant in criminal cases. Pro se is a Latin phrase meaning "for oneself" or "on one's own behalf". This status is sometimes known as propria persona (abbreviated to "pro per" ) .

Judge Posner, now that he has retired from the bench has - chosen to be a "pro se" advocate activist; because there are systemic abuses of "pro se" parties - as if "pro se" litigants - are a 2nd class of citizens.

It is against the law to dismiss a "pro se" without a court doing an adjudication upon the merits.

The notion that summary dismissal of "pro se" litigants relieves the case load is also bogus. In cases such as mine, it has become a plague upon the courts, which suffers; because the schemes that turned into being "pro se" are issues of manifest injustice.

Bad faith parties get judges to dismiss cases on the argument it is a fact that 70% of "pro se" parties, have no frigging idea what they are doing; which tends to be a royal pain in the ass, wasting the courts time.

I use to be one of those people.

Regrettably, your average John Q Public also, misguidely, believes the courts are there to - help you; but that's not true.

Courts are forbidden, by law, from assisting a case.

Judges are there to judge!

In this case His Honor Judge Posner has decided that enough is enough; and has offered to turn a "pro se" case into a nationally significant cause of action.

I Agree with Judge Posner - it's time to address this case.
October 23, 2018

Erdogan calls for suspects to be tried in Turkey

Source: AP

Turkey’s president has urged Saudi Arabia to reveal who ordered the “savage murder” of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul, and said the 18 Saudis suspected of carrying it out should be tried in Turkish courts.

Addressing lawmakers of his ruling party in Parliament Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says all those responsible for the killing must be punished regardless of rank — from the person who ordered his death to those who carried out the killing.

He asked: “where is the body of Jamal Khashoggi?” For the first time, Erdogan also confirmed that a body double of Khashoggi was used as a decoy after he was killed.

Erdogan’s speech came as skepticism intensified about Saudi Arabia’s account that he died accidentally in its consulate in Istanbul

Read more: https://www.apnews.com/9c79116125c740d084eaf3576d8958a8

October 23, 2018

Turkish president to give details on Saudi writer's killing

Source: AP

Turkish president is expected to announce on Tuesday details of his country’s investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as skepticism intensified about Saudi Arabia’s account that he died accidentally in its consulate in Istanbul.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will “go into detail” about a case that has shocked the world and raised suspicions that a Saudi hit squad planned Khashoggi’s killing after he walked into the consulate on Oct. 2, and then attempted to cover it up.

Read more: https://www.apnews.com/4bb27ac30e564cbbb5e05fd502b060b9


October 21, 2018

WARNING: Trump's Mid Terms - TAX Break - is a trick set up Don the Con's sleeve

We're being set up by the very slick prick - Donald the Great (Asshole) - about his special "Tax Break" that Trump is Tweeting will happen before the November Mid-Terms.

Thing is - a huge Tax Break - is already there!

Granted, it is more subjective, than objective; depending on the particular taxpayer's circumstances.

Trump has set a very slick trap, and some media outlets already taking the bait; because a significant tax benefit is already in the Tax Code, as of 2018.

Politvidchannel is asking
................................ Why does Trump LIE LIKE THIS.

But, that's a trap, based on Trump's bait & switch.


If you will PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Tricky Pricky Trump exact words are

"We are looking at putting in a very major tax cut for middle income people. And, if we do that, it will be sometime just prior to November"

At issue here, are what particular aspects of the 2018 Tax Code changes one is looking at.

Trump is going to win points, when media outlets call him a liar; because the facts are Trump will show individual gains to dazel voters with this type of comparison that the "Standard Deduction" in 2017 was


And this is the new "Standard Deduction" in 2018

Trump wins the moments he points out - bright line facts That the Standard Deduction has a huge increase for lower and middle classes (remember who his voting base is).


The standard deduction for single taxpayers and married couples filing separately is $6,350 in 2017, up from $6,300 in 2016; for married couples filing jointly, the standard deduction is $12,700, up $100 from the prior year; and for heads of households, the standard deduction is $9,350 for 2017, up from $9,300.

As reported by Forbes, in March 2018,

Standard Deduction Amounts. The standard deduction amounts will increase to $12,000 for individuals, $18,000 for heads of household, and $24,000 for married couples filing jointly and surviving spouses.

IRS Announces 2018 Tax Rates, Standard Deductions, Exemption Amounts And More



Here are the previous 2017 Tax Tables




IMO - we should steer clear of biting into this trap.

No regular taxpayer is going to care about the fact there's a "Sunset" provision to fade this all away, in 7 years (after the Donald's sunset); and there are 25 million low income people who will benefit from a larger "Standard" Deduction.
October 20, 2018

My posting to David Sirota, as he sits in limbo on new gigs

Mr. Sirota took a hiatus, as IBT collapsed and his wife ran for office. Though David and I had an email rift, I'm still supporting him and his wife.

Recently, Mr. Sirota has become candid about the fact that journalists have a huge uphill battle, trying to speak truth to power.

It's a matter of money.

The bad guys steal and use it as a war chest to stymie.

Be that as it may, Mr. Sirota's circumstances has left a void that needs filling; and he blocked me on Twitter; but follows me on LinkedIn.

So, I sent him this... Because, IMO, had he done the story, in 2016, as we were beginning to discuss - Toys R Us might still be here - today.

Just sayin....

Is David Sirota our journo hero or not?

For a decade plus, I've been blowing the whistle on Wall Street frauds; which includes Goldman Sachs partnership with Bain Capital ripping off Mattel, Fingerhut and my eToys company for $5 billion plus.

Mr. David Sirota asked for the details when IBT was collapsing; and, then, he abruptly told me that I was "haranguing" him (said he had personal problems).

I hate playing - one up - but I went from CEO and 1000 employees to sleeping in my car, daughter kidnapped, haven't seen nor help my grandkids since the abduction in 2004; and my fellow warriors dying.

All he had to say was - things are chaotic and my company is closing - I'll talk to you once I land the next gig.

Even with David blocking me, I still support him; and got others to contribute to him and his wife's campaign.

That being said, it irks me, greatly, when David talks about his trying to do major Wall Street stories; and the story that could have saved Toys R Us - is sitting right here.

It's not about me, I'm already living it.

The question is, about you Mr. Sirota. You could be a hero; and possibly a P Prize winner.

What say you??????



October 20, 2018

Justice Dept. Rank-and-File Tell of Discontent Over Sessions's Approach

Source: NYT

During his 20 months in office, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has swept in perhaps the most dramatic political shift in memory at the Justice Department, from the civil rights-centered agenda of the Obama era to one that favors his hard-line conservative views on immigration, civil rights and social issues.

Now, discontent and infighting have taken hold at the Justice Department, in part because Mr. Sessions was so determined to carry out that transformation that he ignored dissent, at times putting the Trump administration on track to lose in court and prompting high-level departures, according to interviews over several months with two dozen current and former career department lawyers who worked under Mr. Sessions. Most asked not to be named for fear of retribution.

President Trump has exacerbated the dynamic, they said, by repeatedly attacking Mr. Sessions and the Justice Department in baldly political and personal terms. And he has castigated rank-and-file employees, which career lawyers said further chilled dissent and debate within the department.

The people interviewed — many yearslong department veterans, and a third of whom worked under both the Bush and Obama administrations — said that their concerns extended beyond any political differences they might have had with Mr. Sessions, who is widely expected to leave his post after November’s midterm elections.

Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/19/us/politics/jeff-sessions-justice-department.html

Sessions leaving - is a good thing.

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