If Esq. Barnes needs witnesses of any sort, 🙋
135,000 is not enough. Not by a long shot.
This vicious terror pimp has a show on Topic? When did hate-streaming become a thing?
CNN gave this lunatic a show where he ate human flesh. Think about that.They did fire him after a human brain eating incident.
We live in so rotten an age that dregs like Azlan are sanctioned and saluted.
How low is the state of the world? When bold-faced lying, Goebbels-style propaganda ministers like the execrable Reza Aslan are not relegated to the outermost fringe of society, but instead are given platforms to spew their libel and vile invective on ABC morning shows, and when such a person is introduced as a “scholar,” that should give you an indication of thBoyscondemnations of this call to violence, no “firestorm.”
Aslan blamed Robert Spencer and me for the murder of Shaima Alawadi, the California Muslim woman whose husband is now facing trial for her murder — a murder that was initially blamed on “Islamophobia” after a bogus note saying “Get out of our country, you terrorists” was found next to her body. Even after it became clear that this was not a hate crime and had nothing to do with the “anti-Muslim sentiment” that the media is so obsessed with, Aslan never backed down or apologized.
Aslan was unmasked as a Board member of a front group for Iran’s bloody Islamic regime. Aslan is also a Left-fascist who has called for obstruction of our freedom of speech by means of vandalism of our pro-freedom ads. He tried to pass off Iran’s genocidally-minded President as a liberal reformer. He has called on the U.S. Government to negotiate with Ahmadinejad himself, as well as with Hamas — that is, with two of the most barbaric and murderous adherents of Sharia. Aslan has even praised the jihad terror group Hizballah as “the most dynamic political and social organization in Lebanon,” as well as the Jew-hating, women-hating, kuffar-hating Muslim Brotherhood, which is dedicated in its own words to “eliminating and destroying Western civilization from within.” Aslan wrote: “The Muslim Brotherhood will have a significant role to play in
post-Mubarak Egypt. And that is good thing.” We see now just how “good” things are becoming for non-Muslims and women in Egypt under Brotherhood rule.
Robert Spencer adds, “Aslan has made the ridiculous claim that the idea of resurrection “simply doesn’t exist in Judaism,” despite numerous passages to the contrary in the Hebrew Scriptures. He has also referred to “the reincarnation, which Christianity talks about” — although he later claimed that one was a “typo.” In yet another howler he later insisted was a “typo,” he claimed that the Biblical story of Noah was barely four verses long — which he then corrected to forty, but that was wrong again, as it is 89 verses long. Aslan claimed that the “founding philosophy of the Jesuits” was “the preferential option for the poor,” when in reality, that phrase wasn’t even coined until 1968. He called Turkey the second most populous Muslim country, when it is actually the eighth most populous Muslim country. He thinks Pope Pius XI, who issued the anti-fascist encyclical Mit Brennender Sorge, was a fascist. He thinks Marx and Freud “gave birth to the Enlightenment,” when it ended in the late 18th century, before either of them were born. He claims that “the very first thing that Muhammad did was outlaw slavery,” when in fact Muhammad bought slaves, took female captives as sex slaves, and owned slaves until his death. He thinks Ethiopia and Eritrea are in Central Africa.
Reza Aslan to Face the Music For Calling Nick Sandmann’s Face ‘Punchable’ In Now-Deleted Tweet
By: Tyler O’Neil , PJM, January 8, 2020
Nick Sandmann, Nathan Phillips. Image via YouTube.
One day after news broke that CNN settled a defamation lawsuit on behalf of Covington Catholic teen Nick Sandmann, Robert Barnes announced he had sued author, producer, and show host Reza Aslan for Aslan’s tweet describing Sandmann’s face as “punchable.” The lawsuit, which Barnes provided to PJ Media, would slap Aslan with a minimum of $135,000 in damages.
When video of Sandmann supposedly smirking at a Native American man outside the March for Life went viral last year, Aslan infamously tweeted, “Honest question. Have you ever seen a more punchable face than this kid’s?”
Twitter screenshot of Reza Aslan describing Nick Sandmann’s face as “punchable.”
Nearly exactly one year after posting the tweet, Aslan had finally deleted it on Wednesday.
LOL now Reza Aslan deleted his Covington tweet. After all this time.
— neontaster (@neontaster) January 8, 2020
Barnes responded to the news that the tweet had been deleted by announcing his lawsuit. “Apparently, Reza Aslan got served the suit I filed against him on behalf of [the Covington boys],” he tweeted.
— Robert Barnes (@Barnes_Law) January 8, 2020
The lawsuit, provided to PJ Media and originally filed in August 2019, names a broad swath of media figures and politicians as defendants, including Ana Navarro, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Maggie Haberman, and Kathy Griffin. Barnes told PJ Media he believes Aslan was served this week, because his team was not able to find the author’s address until last week. According to the lawsuit, the tweet calling Sandmann’s face “punchable” further spread the false narrative that the Covington Catholic boys had aggressively insulted the Native American man, when that was not the case.
The lawsuit seeks justice for the defamation of nine anonymous Covington Catholic boys.
“False and Defamatory Accusations against the plaintiffs are defamatory per se, as they are libelous on their face without resort to additional facts, and as clearly demonstrated here, [the plaintiffs] were subjected to public hatred, contempt, scorn, obloquy, and shame,” the lawsuit argues. “The conduct of the plaintiffs, based on the false facts the defendants placed and circulated into the court of public opinion, led to these lifetime labels on these minors: ‘display of hate, disrespect and intolerance’; ‘heartbreaking’; ‘decency decayed’; ‘racist’; ‘cried for America’; ‘infamous’; ‘gall’; ‘shameful’; ‘darker chapters’; compared to genocide; ‘laughing and egging on’ ‘hurtful’ behavior; ‘awful’; ‘cavemen gestures’; ‘taunting’; ‘harassing’; ‘stalking’; ‘mocking’; ‘bullies’ who should be doxed, ‘named and shamed’, expelled from school, denied admission to college, be punched in the face, and their lives ruined.”
Defamation is a high bar in American law, but the kind of non-repentant and slanderous attacks these young men faced — often for the alleged crime of wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat — arguably meets it.
The lawsuit asks the court to award “damages in an amount not less than $15,000 but not more than $50,000 against each defendant” on behalf of each plaintiff, which adds up to between $135,000 and $450,000 against each defendant.
Reza Aslan did not respond to PJ Media’s request for comment by press time.
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