Libel, slander, and other fun tricks with words

Heh. Mark Steyn gets to pony up $1,000,000 for comparing a climate scientist to a pedophile…

Sticks and stones can break my bones,
But the wrong words can break your bank account.

(Gift article; no paywall)

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Hooray! Hooray! Hooray!

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This started with Qanon labeling all sorts of people as pedophiles. The crazies who do not have any real political ideas label all of the opposition as pedophiles.

This win will shut up a lot of that garbage in the fringe media.

We keep reinventing the wheel.

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“When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.”

Winston Churchill

https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/winston_churchill_161541

The Captain

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While many libel/slander cases seem a little iffy or dancing around edges, occasionally there comes one that should be a slam dunk. Of course the trick isn’t in winning the case but collecting the damages.

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Settling so the defendant saves on time and expenses is a good way to collect libelmoney (as in alimony, palimony) .

The Captain

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