ARE FEDERAL JUDGES PROTECTING SOMEONE?
by Montgomery Blair Sibley, ©2016, blogging at Amo Probos
On February 11, 2016, Chief Judge Richard W. Roberts penned a short “Denied” on my cover letter to the Clerk of Court and returned all the pleadings to me. Notably, Chief Judge Richard W. Roberts again pretended that I was requesting permission to file, rather than seeking to modify the existing restraining orders. It is a wonderful thing when you can pretend that something is what it isn’t.
As a result, I have three options available to me to discharge my First Amendment right and duty to engage in a free discussion of the importance of these Verizon Wireless records upon public events and public measures, and thus bring the government and any person in authority to the bar of public opinion for just criticism upon their conduct in the exercise of the authority which the people have conferred — and are preparing to confer — upon them.
First, I could do nothing. As anyone who knows me personally would attest, walking away from tyrants is not in my Scottish nature. Hell, onomatopoeia-speaking my middle name is a verb which means: “to emit a loud, raucous sound”. Thus it should not be surprising that it is hard for me to be quiet when faced with such arrogance in public officials.
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