294. Independent Courts
294. Independent Courts

294. Independent Courts

Vienna 9/10/2022

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On Wednesday, September 7th, an article appeared in the American FoxNews: Judge orders Biden admin to turn over Fauci, Jean-Pierre ‘misinformation’ emails sent to social media giants.

A federal judge in Louisiana ruled Tuesday that the Biden administration has 21 days to turn over all relevant emails sent by White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Dr. Anthony Fauci to social media platforms regarding alleged misinformation and the censorship of social media content. 

The decision by Judge Terry Doughty, who was appointed by former President Donald Trump, came as part of a lawsuit filed in May by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, accusing the Biden administration of suppressing the constitutionally protected right to free speech on elections, the COVID-19 lab leak theory, coronavirus-related lockdowns and other issues.

The Justice Department objected to the handing over of the email correspondence under executive privilege and presidential communications privilege, but Doughty decided, “This Court believes Plaintiffs are entitled to external communications by Jean-Pierre and Dr. Fauci in their capacities as White House Press Secretary and Chief Medical Advisor to the President to third-party social media platforms.” 

Press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre answers questions during the daily White House briefing on Sept. 1, 2022. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Schmitt, who is running for U.S. Senate in Missouri, announced the development regarding his lawsuit on Twitter. In their initial filing, he and Landry argued that “having threatened and cajoled social-media platforms for years to censor viewpoints and speakers disfavored by the Left, senior government officials in the Executive Branch have moved into a phase of open collusion with social-media platforms under the Orwellian guise of halting so-called ‘disinformation,’ ‘misinformation’ and ‘malinformation.'”

“As a result of these actions, there has been an unprecedented rise of censorship and suppression of free speech — including core political speech — on social media platforms,” the lawsuit says. “Not just fringe views, but perfectly legitimate, responsible viewpoints and speakers have been unlawfully and unconstitutionally threatened in the modern public square.” 

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., on May 17, 2022. (Shawn Thew-Pool/Getty Images)

So in the next three weeks the content of these emails will be published. Of course, this decision and its consequence – the publication of these e-mails – will have a strong impact on the upcoming general elections in the USA. We are seeing tremendous efforts from both sides struggling for a majority in the US Congress and Senate.

The other side, too – the Democrats didn’t stop fighting in court. An article was also published on FoxNews yesterday: A judge dismisses Trump’s lawsuit against Hillary Clinton and officials involved in an investigation into spying for Russia. Here again the judge was nominated by Bill Clinton. So Hillary Clinton has reason to be happy. She is not bothered by American law in this regard. After the election, however, when the situation turns radically in Republicans’ favour, it will be much easier to accuse her of far greater crimes than conspiracies against Trump.

As you’re sure to have noticed, the press also provides information about which president the judge was nominated by. As you can see it is very important. So much for the independence of the US courts. In the United States, judges can either be elected by the residents of their state or appointed by the president of the country. It’s a very complex system.

The US election campaign is progressing according to plan: yesterday the FBI searched 35 homes owned exclusively by Donald Trump supporters. Whose side benefits? Make up your own mind who you would vote for in a situation like this.

Author of the article: Marek Wojcik

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