U.S. Supreme Court passes on hearing Leader v. Facebook
Contributing Writers | AMERICANS FOR INNOVATION | Jan. 7, 2012
(Jan. 7, 2013)—The U.S. Supreme Court issued its Jan. 4 conference orders this morning. Leader Technologies’ petition was denied, along with 462 others. The Court gave no reason. Neither did even a single justice disclose holdings in Facebook. At least in some cases the Court commented that certain Justices “took no part” in that decision. Leader’s denial is on page 6 (click here).
Does any reasonable person think that no Justice or family member is invested in Facebook? The Code of Conduct for United States Judges requires judges to disqualify themselves from participating in a decision where their impartiality can be questioned by such holdings. Strike three for judicial ethics.
Facebook did not return our calls by press time.
"It's a sad day for American justice and property rights"
Leader’s Chairman Michael McKibben said “It's a sad day for American justice and property rights. We are disappointed, of course. We hoped for justice, but what we received was more of the same, justice denied. If Facebook thinks this is over, they think wrong. We're just getting warmed up.” Asked what Leader would do next, all Mr. McKibben would say is that we'd know when it happens.
Mr. McKibben did say “Facebook stole our technology on 11 of 11 counts. We proved that and this won’t change. The technology running Facebook is Leader’s invention. Zuckerberg also withheld massive amounts of evidence during the case [AFI: Evidence that could prove outright theft of Leader's source code.]. This too has now been proven from their expert's own testimony in other cases. The district court heard with its own ears after the trial that the jury made their decision without evidence. Our investors have been cheated and their property stolen.” He continued, “I am very sad as an American citizen as well. Facebook failed their legal case, so they relied upon judicial corruption to get what they wanted. An ill-wind blows.”
We were also able to speak with Leader’s Chief Operating Officer Jim Sobwick who was asked for his reaction. Mr. Sobwick said “I looked for a silver lining in the Court’s actions and found two. The Court disbarred two attorneys.” One of Mr. Sobwick’s former companies was instrumental in developing and popularizing the pre-paid calling card industry.
Evident Judicial Corruption
This decision, or rather lack of a decision, will now likely escalate from smoldering embers to a raging inferno. The evident judicial misconduct started at the district court when Judge Leonard P. Stark’s allowed the new on-sale bar flip-flop claim after discovery closed; blocking Leader from mounting a defense. Then, the corruption matriculated to Federal Circuit Judges Alan D. Lourie, Kimberly A. Moore, Evan J. Wallach, Randall R. Rader and Clerk Jan Horbaly who brazenly ignored their own (and the Supreme Court’s) precedents for evaluating the district court’s mistakes/misconduct. This does not even count the undisclosed stock holdings in Facebook by the judges and their families.
Next Step: Impeachment
AFI has learned of a citizens’ plan to move for impeachment of these federal judges for dereliction of duty. We pay our judges to judge rightly. When they don’t, the only discipline available to the citizenry is impeachment.
Almost 50% of Washington is attorneys
Last week we published a proposal that could change America. The proposal highlighted the fact that 50% of the power positions in Washington were held by one profession - attorneys. The article stated the obvious: That any organization with such predominance of one profession would be dysfunctional. Click here for that article.
Psychopathic conduct in Washington
MediaBistro’s Vicki Salemi has just published a piece revealing that the legal profession is second most likely to attract psychopaths, followed next by media, then salespeople. She cites a Kevin Dutton piece saying that there are more professional psychopaths than disturbed criminals. The personality attributes are superficial charm, egocentricity, persuasiveness, lack of empathy, independence and focus. Click here to read Vicki’s article.
Sound familiar? Leader Technologies’ shareholders, inventors and the whole inventor community is suffering right now from “superficial charm” passing itself off as Lady Justice.
MEDIA ALERT: President Obama may propose Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg as a contender for either Secretary of Commerce (thus head of the U.S. Patent Office !!!) or a new cabinet post called "Secretary of Business." Besides the fact that such a post would have carte blanche to make up new rules and procedures without oversight or accountability, it is inconceivable that Sandberg does not know that Mark Zuckerberg stole Leader Technologies' patent, and therefore, would continue to make disingenuous claims about supporting American business and innovation. Many observers now consider former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, and his protégé Sheryl Sandberg, to be the "Boy King's" handlers, along with their Moscow compadres.
Sandberg is also a 20-year protégé of former bail out chief Lawrence Summers. Summers appears to have been instrumental in arranging for Facebook's largest outside shareholder, Russian Juri Milner (another of his protégés from World Bank days), to receive Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley bailout funds that may have been routed through Dubai to invest in Facebook's pre-IPO. This move may have provided the funds Milner's DST aka Digital Sky needed to become the second largest pre-IPO shareholder in Facebook . . . not counting the holdings of Leader v. Facebook federal judges (sorry, couldn't resist). Goldman Sachs was a pre-IPO shareholder in DST Moscow, and we believe still is.
Nasty stuff if true.
More to come. Stay tuned.
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