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Buzzfeed Confessed To Libel. Was Leaked Fake News an Attempted Coup? Should There Be Arrests?

  • Published on Jan 12, 2017
    A former prosecutor, Lionel, looks at the statement of Buzzfeed’s editor that accompanied the fake news in light of the landmark Supreme Court decision on libel & public figures. Did he confess to a “reckless lack of investigation”, the SCOTUS standard for actual malice?
  • Published on Jan 12, 2017
    Rand Paul has said that whoever in the intelligence agencies or Obama administration leaked the most recent fake news about Trump should be jailed. Lionel joins David Knight to discuss if that’s the appropriate response as the intelligence agencies that have been overthrowing foreign government come home to roost and attempt the same kind of intrigue here in America.

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January 13, 2017 - Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , , , , ,

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