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Friday, June 6, 2014


Public discourse took a dramatic turn toward Harvard hubris in the early 1990’s

Contributing Writers | Opinion | AMERICANS FOR INNOVATION  | Jun. 06, 2014, Updated Jun. 09 | PDF
Technocracy - ''Larry Summers & his friends know best''
Fig. 1—Leavitt & Peirce on Massechusetts Avenue, across from Harvard Yard, has been a favorite hangout to train freshman in the art of backroom cigar smoking since 1883. Photo: Zimbio.

(Jun. 6, 2014)—American democracy relies on the principle of the separation of powers, where each branch of government (Executive, Legislative, Judicial) holds the other two branches accountable against abuses of power.

However, this principle cannot work if members of one branch collude with their cronies in another branch to control outcomes.

For good measure, the Founders gave special privileges and immunities to a Free Press so that they would not be a mouthpiece of state propaganda, and would serve as a watchdog to question power and check abuse.

The Founders were so concerned about the abuses of power they’d seen and experienced in the monarchies of Europe, that they physically moved the seat of government out of New York and onto the then swampy banks of the Potomac River—present day Washington, D.C.  The logic was that political discourse must be independent of money interests, given human weaknesses to greed, bribes and coercion.

But now, The three branches and the press have allowed the walls of separation to crumble

The current caustic environment in Washington D.C. begs the question: What has gone wrong?

We posit that the answer is not that complicated, and the solutions are straightforward.

Modern communication has blurred the separation between Wall Street and Washington. The grease of corruption that holds them together now is a bevy of unscrupulous “constitutional” lawyers who have made an industry out of exploiting the weaknesses in our Constitutional government.

John Adams (1778) - On the sacredness of American property rights - "The moment the idea is admitted into society, that property is not as sacred as the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence. If 'Thou shalt not covet,' and 'Thou shalt not steal,' were not commandments of Heaven, they must be made inviolable precepts in every society, before it can be civilized or made free." John Adams (1778)"

Founder John Adams emphasized to the officers of the First Brigadge of the Third Division of the Militia of Massechusetts on October 11, 1798:

“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
Playright Peter Stone attributed this famous wit to his John Adams character in the 1969 musical comedy 1776!: "I have come to the conclusion that one useless man is called a disgrace, two useless men are called a law firm, and three or more become a Congress."

The Legal Profession Is Smothering The Constitution

We cannot resist an attorney joke here. "How many moral and religious attorneys do you know?" Don't answer that. Our point is made. Attorneys cannot be relied upon to make the Constitution work. In fact, there are so many of them hovering over Washington that they are smothering it.

A handful of straightforward changes can turn things around, we believe:

1. Move government agencies out of Washington D.C. and off the coasts

Move government agencies offices out of the congested East Coast and into various parts of the country where Midwestern values of honesty and hard work prevail.

The “coastal” mentalities have made duplicity a virtue. Such values destroy public discourse and trustworthiness.

Move government agencies to worthy locations like North Platte, Nebraska. We have yet to see a downside to this suggestion. We first heard this suggestion from a leading Democrat in a northern state.

Let’s face it, two Ivies, Harvard and Yale, have developed an unsustainable stranglehold over American government.

For example, six of the nine Supreme Court justices are from Harvard (Roberts, Scalia, Kennedy, Bader-Ginsberg, Breyer, Kegan), and the other three are from Yale (Alito, Thomas and Sotomayor).

Harvard graduates run Goldman Sachs (Blankfein) and JPMorgan (Dimon). The list goes on. Could the picture be any clearer?

No doubt in our age of instant communications, planes, super highways and fast trains, a big reason for this concentration of power is relative proximity. These schools are just short distances from Washington, D.C. It is just too easy for backroom arm twisting to be accomplished over a Starbucks.

If we disperse our agencies throughout the United States, the lack of proximity will surely help dampen collusion.

Strong side benefits are that it lowers living costs and creates more take home pay for the civil servants. It also will dramatically reduce travel time, thus making more time for family, personal and community priorities.

2.  Shut down career lobbyist-attorneys

An attorney license is a privilege bestowed by the People meant to promote and support justice and fair play. It is not a right. It can be revoked at any time.

However, an attorney license in Washington, D.C. is more like a hunting license. These people gravitate naturally to deep pockets, thus skewing their work toward promoting financial interests, not justice.

Lawmakers often rely upon the data and input from lobbyists. However, it stands to reason that if they only ever have the input of this one class of American citizen, then their perspectives will become skewed and unhealthy over time.

In the current environment, Wall Street has bought and paid for the Left, the Right and the Media. Wall Street (and its cadre of lackey attorney firms) is running the show currently.

Limit Access

In order to shut down the career attorney-lobbyist mill, limit the number of times any one attorney/firm can appear before a government official or tribunal.

Laughable "Impartiality"

The current situation is laughable. Now we see attorneys like Gibson Dunn LLP’s Thomas G. Hungar, making more appearances before the Federal Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court than Henry the 8th had wives.

Hungar and his partner, Theodore B. Olson, have become so influential that the judges before whom they argue seek their affirmation and approval. “Chummy” was the descriptor used recently by The Wall Street Journal. Impartiality is a joke when Hungar and Olson become involved.

The recent revelation that the Federal Circuit Chief Judge Randall Rader has been secretly promoting the career of closet Facebook attorney, Edward R. Reines, Weil Gotshal LLP, shows that this familiarity has destroyed impartiality. Rienes appeared in the Leader v. Facebook case to protect the judges from accusations of Facebook bias.

Go Home And Get Real Jobs

Make these attorneys go home and get real jobs. This will cut down on the collusion that is so evident now in federal courts and agencies like the Federal Circuit, Patent Office, S.E.C., F.E.C., N.S.A., C.I.A., F.C.C., DoD, D.O.E., Patent Office, Pentagon, Commerce, and Justice.

Go To Jail

Any attorney that has forsaken his/her solemn oath to preserve and protect the U.S. Constitution, and has instead locked arms with judges and other attorneys to thwart justice in favor of his or her “chums,” deserves a prison cell.

3. Abolish the Federal Circuit’s exclusive jurisdiction over patents

Power corrupts, and absolute power is corrupting absolutely. As just mentioned, the Federal Circuit’s Chief Judge Randall R. Rader proved by release of his own emails that he is not impartial. He was caught promoting the private attorney-interests of his Silicon Valley friend, Weil Gotshal LLP attorney, Edward R. Reines.

If such impartiality is coming from arguably the second most powerful judge in the land, what does that say about our system?

4. Abolish Patent Reexaminations; give certainty to inventors

The new reexamination rules do nothing but destroy the certainty inventors depend upon for their livelihoods. Big infringers have been given free rein in the deceptively named, "American Invents Act," to keep challenging an issued patent as many times as they like. This destroys the value of game-changing inventions that they want for themselves.  Inventors will be relegated to inventing trinkets that the large companies are not interested in stealing anyway.

From our research, the current group in power appears to have hatched their plans along Harvard’s Mass. Ave. in the early 1990’s.

5. Rescind press privileges if a media outlet receives more than X% of its outside financing from Wall Street, industry or commerce

The mainstream media today are heavily funded by Wall Street. This dependency destroys objectivity. A democracy cannot survive without a truly Free Press whose job is to challenge those in power. The current subservience to financial interests by CBS, ABC, NBC, CNBC, CNN and FOX is evident and does not need to be argued further in this article. We wrote on this in a previous post. See Mainstream Media Gagged.

6. Retire Uppper and Middle-level Bureaucrats on a change of administration

Entenched bureaucrats from the previous administration should move on as a matter of principle. This allows the new administration to implement the changes for which they were elected. Short of hitting the refresh button each time, entrenched bureaucrats tend to use their familiarity with the infrastructure to stonewall change. These people simply dig in and wait out the term of the latest politcal appointee in a war of attrition. Money is wasted and the citizenry end up spending a lot on salaries and expenses for very little productivity. Presumably, the fresh faces will focus more on the tasks at hand and less on the game playing and posturing that currently makes federal agencies so ineffective.

Stolen Music
Stolen Music Album. Graphic: Flickr

The Day the music died:

americans in politics, banking, justice, media, government agencies, academia and finance are all playing their respective instruments in the same Harvard band

Both literally and figuratively, Barack and Michelle Obama were there. So was Eric H. Holder, Jr., Lawrence H. Summers, James P. Chandler, III, James W. Breyer, Ping Li, James Swartz, Lloyd Blankfein, Jamie Dimon, Hank Paulson, Preetinder “Preet” Bharara, Thomas J. Kim, Samantha Power, Jill Abramson, Sylvia M.  Burwell, Shaun Donovan, Arne Duncan, Jeffrey Immelt, Jack Lew, Ben Bernanke, John G. Roberts, Jr., Ruth Bader-Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, Stephen G. Breyer,  Samuel A. Alito, Elena Kagan, Anthony Kennedy, and Sheryl K. Sandberg, to name a few.

It appears that by the time Barack Obama leaves offices, this crowd will have installed “data mining” and “data siphoning” tools at all levels of our national communications infrastructure so that they can keep playing this music indefinitely.

Then who will be in control of American life?

Benjamin Franklin (1787) - "A republic, if you can keep it."

When Benjamin Franklin was asked what kind of government the Continental Congress had drafted, he famously replied,

“A republic, if you can keep it.”

Now is the time for the People to stop this attempt to devolve American democracy to a hubristic autocracy of the past where a few lord it over the many.

In case you did not get the memo, these people are sure they are right, and you are wrong.

If we want to keep our republic, we must stop this.


"The moment the idea is admitted into society, that property is not as sacred as the laws of God, and that there is not a force of law and public justice to protect it, anarchy and tyranny commence. If 'Thou shalt not covet,' and 'Thou shalt not steal,' were not commandments of Heaven, they must be made inviolable precepts in every society, before it can be civilized or made free."

John Adams (1778)
Update: Jun. 09, 2014—Matthias on Security and Privacy - A Must View


  1. I think the reason the media has ignored this case is because there is no actual evidence that Facebook ever actually took or copied anything. It's all wild speculation based on the idea that Mike McKibben's son was supposedly living on the Harvard campus at the same time as Mark Zuckerberg. McKibben supposedly emailed a copy of a white paper to his son and claims that Zuckerberg hacked the son's email and got a copy of the white paper. That's wild speculation in and of itself, but we've all seen the white paper now and it contains zero useful information for creating a social network like Facebook. And it sure doesn't have any code.

    But here's why I think this conspiracy is really all fantasy. dave123 claims that he has hundreds of IMs and emails that conclusively demonstrate that Zuckerberg stole code, entered into a contract with Ceglia, etc. etc. etc. He says that he sent those messages to hundreds of journalists, government officials, etc. I'm calling shenanigans.

    Remember that Donna Kline video where she interviewed David London? At the end of the interview, Donna says "stay tuned as I reveal fact after fact" that supposedly showed that Zuckerberg stole Leader's code. There were no further interviews or posts by Ms. Kline regarding these "facts"... I think we know why. My guess is that when it came time to actually offer up some proof that Zuckerberg stole anything, there was none.

    If this incredible smoking-gun evidence exists, it's inconceivable that it hasn't been presented.

  2. I cannot believe I missed this. People have been claiming that Donna line was a paid shill who was only writing pro-Leader articles because she was being paid to do so.

    I can't believe it but it looks like they were right. See this press release: She ADMITS that this was the case!!!!!! "She recently launched DLK Industries, which is a firm designed increase clients’ Internet visibility through press releases, improvements in both internal and external communication and video production."

    So all the time we were reading thinking that it was actual investigative journalism, we were just reading paid press releases from Leader. This frankly really pisses me off. Leader should have disclosed this massive conflict of interest so that readers weren't misled. This was horribly, horribly misleading and deceptive.

  3. Greg, that is an incredible find. I always suspected this but now we have concrete proof. The fact that Donna abruptly cut off coverage of this issue back in February 2013 now makes complete sense. The checks from Leader stopped coming. Or I guess it's possible that Donna got religion and concluded that even she couldn't stomach all of the conspiracy theories/dave123 claims anymore. They just had no evidentiary support. It never made sense that a journalist who was following a story would just stop cold-turkey and quit reporting. Thanks for sharing this incredible find!!

  4. We are just about ready to cancel your bar tabs "Jason" and "Greg." This so called find is posted in the Donna Kline archives, so what is your point? This fake dialog is humorous. Your obsession with her is getting a little wierd. Ms. Kline had other priorities which are none of anyone's business. The facts are the facts, yet you people can't deal with them, can you? It is telling that you choose to talk about anything but the facts of the misconduct. Why don't you comment on Judge Rader's outing of himself as a shill for his Facebook lawyer friends at the Weil Gotshal law firm last week? Could that be because you are lawyers yourselves and you are covering for him? Who else would spend time writing about such silliness as your comments above? Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Perhaps you should be the first whistle blowers and do something constructive with your lives. Be the first in line, your bubble is popping.

  5. DarrenMay RENREN knows that facebook was stolen and they know about Baidu and Facebook did struck a deal with local search giant Baidu to launch a new social network in China back up by Summers to spy and make loads of cash$$ Facebook and Baidu were founded simultaneously RENREN knows the truth

    VODAFONE admits facility to tap lines to SPY for the U.S. The mobile giant says customers have no idea no knowledge of interception PHONE TAPPING But the good news is the C.I.A is on Twitter??

    Zuckerberg has found all his homes on Craigslist. His first place was a sparse one-bedroom apartment that a friend ( Tyler Winklevoss) described as something like a "crack den." [...] "He's the poorest rich person I've ever seen in my life," Tyler Winklevoss said. In the film social network the name Jessica Alona is cut and in its place is Erica Albright David Kirkpatrick and Sheryl K. Sandberg got this name cut, zuckerberg did date Erica Albright she was a hooker from crags list?. IN AN EMAIL ZUCKERBERG CALLED GIRLS ON GRAIGS-LIST BITCHES AND WHORS ;


    David contacted joe green about zuckerberg calling GIRLS ON GRAIGS-LIST BITCHES AND WHORS

    DAVID: > joe are you going with zuckerberg to start fb

    JOE:> no

    DAVID:> is it to do with the fact that zuck stole the idea fb

    JOE:> no got into a little bit of trouble with the previous project and my father, who's a professor, was not too happy

    Mark Zuckerberg's college room-mate, Joe Green, has revealed how he turned down an invitation to help start Facebook, perhaps costing himself hundreds of millions of dollars

  6. I know when I write policies and procedures, the language I use is based on the audience. The way I read the John Adams quote in the post (“Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."), Adams is saying that he assumed a moral and ethical compass among his readers and adherents as the BASIS for his drafting of the Constitution. Without that moral and ethical basis, then it stands to reason that areligious/irreligious and amoral/immoral people, if given the choice and the reins of power, will try and rewrite or destroy it. That appears to be what the lawyers in Washington have set out to do. Just look at all the despicable advice Obama is acting on regarding following the law.

    Have we learned our lesson with this administration? It appears that the abuses of power the Founders feared are upon us. Let's throw them out and say never again will we allow the Constitution to be toyed with like this.

  7. This is a MUST SEE YouTube video. Share it widely. It is hilarious, and right on, regarding security, privacy and Facebook / NSA snooping:

    However, someone needs to let Mattias know that the alternative social site purveyors have ALL drunk the "open source" Kool Aid and share their user's data too. These people appear to have all received the source code from the same source. Check out IBM's The Eclipse Foundation.

    They (IBM / Eclipse / Eurotech) GAVE messaging software to Facebook in 2011.

    But wait, Patent Office Director David J. Kappos came from IBM. All the examiners on Leader's unprecedented third re-exam were IBM groupies. Leader's patent attorney James P. Chandler was IBM's outside counsel. Call me crazy, but isn't this a pattern???


    We just received notice of a new case filed in Virginia Eastern District specifically attacking the constitutionality of Ex Partes Reexaminations in the aftermath of the euphemistically named "America Invents Act." The same Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) stacked with IBM cronies just followed IBM David J. Kappos UNPRECEDENTED order to invalidate Leader Technologies' patent, even after Leader had WON all arguments at trial and in two prior re-exams. The process is very evidently corrupt. Let's support Cooper's and eCharge Licencing LLC's efforts. Send them an email of support. The emails of their attorneys are in the filings below.

    We also uploaded these documents to the USPTO folder (see sidebar under "Disclosures")

  9. Here's the reexam challenge case caption:
    Cooper et al (ECHARGE), v. Lee et al (USPTO), 14-cv-672-GBL-JFA (E.D.V. 2014).

    Here are the attorneys for Cooper/ECharge. Let's send them notes of support. If patent rights are taken away into these crony USPTO reexamination courts, we can kiss innovation goodbye. This is an important Constitutional fight these attorneys have undertaken on our behalf.

    Amy S. Owen
    John D. V. Ferman
    Nicholas V. Cumings
    BrigliaHundley, P.C.
    3975 University Drive, Suite 100
    Fairfax, VA 22030
    (703) 883-9101 office
    (703) 942-8092 fax

    Robert P. Greenspoon
    William W. Flachsbart
    Michael R. LaPorte
    Travis Campbell
    Flachsbart & Greenspoon LLC
    333 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 2700
    Chicago, IL 60601-3901
    (312) 551-9500 office
    (312) 551-9501 fax


    It is interesting that one of the lead attorneys for the Facebook Cartel, INDRA NEEL CHATTERJEE, ORRICK HERRINGTON LLP, just filed another case against the USPTO on the same day as the Cooper / ECharge filing. How did they know that Echarge was going to file the same day?!

    Orrick Herington is a longtime member of the Facebook Cartel, and Indra Neel Chatterjee leads the charge. This appears on the surface as an attempt at an end around the Cooper/Echarge filing. They apparently need to reign in some errant PTO judges who have been sub-setting their inter partes rulings, which thwarts the Cartel’s objective for clean, “fast track” denials of everything they ask for.

    In the Leader reexam, the PTAB, on Kappos' own initiative, expanded the review from 11 claims (which were affirmed 3 times, once at trial, then in two prior re-exams) to all 35 of Leader's claims (the others had never even received an reexam complaint) and invalidated Leader's whole patent.

    These predators are in the midst of shoring up their precedential rulings to rape and pillage all horizontal patents. I now suspect this "fast track" in the America Invents Act is some sort of excuse to kill a whole range of Internet patents having to do with "cloud" computing and transactions. The Cartel wants it all without any patents to have to license?

    For some reason, the Judge James C. Cacheris 2010 Financial Disclosure is redacted, which is odd.

    Here are the URLS:

    1. We also posted those ORRICK documents here:

      Synopsys Inc. v. Lee et al (USPTO), 1:14-cv-00674, Jun. 05, 2014:

      Pro Hac Vice Request, INDRA NEEL CHATTERJEE, Synopsys Inc. v. Lee et al (USPTO), 1:14-cv-00674, Jun. 05, 2014:

  11. Baidu’s CEO, Robin Y. Li, knows facebook was stolen, in an Email to DAVID LONDON said he was going to set up his own facebook but he needed the source code so you stole it Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, knows that facebook was stolen a Lawrence “Larry” Summers Harvard creation and partner of Facebook underwriter Goldman Sachs, owns a majority stake in VKontakt. Baidu’s CEO, Robin Y. Li, was appointed CEO in Jan. 2004, the same month that Mark Zuckerberg allegedly created Facebook in “one to two weeks.” Robin Li holds his Baidu stock in a Cayman Island company named "Handsome Reward." LARRY SUMMERS knows that facebook was stolen Benjamin S. Zacks knows facebook is stolen and Breyer and Accel Partners appear to have also been central in the establishment of the Russian social network VKontackt and the Chinese social network Baidu, which all look and operate similarly. Is this because these networks were all given Leader Technologies’ source code at the same time and know that facebook was stolen.

    Summers is the shadow power behind Facebook where Sandberg and Zuckerberg merely follow orders. As a board member, Thiel says he was not actively involved in Facebook's day-to-day decision making. According to Sarah Lacy, Thiel's main advice to Zuckerberg in their initial years was "Just don’t fuck it up

    What is Wirehog; Wirehog was basically a bastard child of Napster and The facebook Mark Zuckerberg was going to turn it into a dating site at the same time working on the stolen idea facebook? Zuckerberg expressed a lack of interest in Facebook but not Lawrence Summers, Sean Parker and David Kirkpatrick clashed with Zuckerberg over Wirehog to get zuckerberg to drop Wirehog but all they got was the big F**of from zuckerberg, David Kirkpatrick said Zuckerberg swore like a whore. (true) all the hooker from crags list that zuckerberg dated ended in BURLAP BAGS

    1. Hi dave123,

      These thoughts are hard to follow. None of us would like to suffer from dyslexia, so we empathize, but if you want to make your points and don't have someone to edit your writing, how about at least make them in shorter, less dense bursts?

  12. When facebook got up and running Sean Parker set out to having a party Mark Zuckerberg invited every one to the party but Zuckerberg never turned up but the police did and Sean Parker got busted for COKE Zuckerberg said he was going to be at the party?? but it was a set up

    LISA SIMPSON, ORRICK LLP and GIBSON DUNN LLP are running a protection racket. Winklevoss instead of of telling the truth put your extortion hands out OBAMA Facebook IPO, using underwriters including Goldman Sachs, forced through the Securities and Exchange Commission to create money out of nothing, Mark Zuckerberg The PayPal boys teamed with Larry Summers to prop Zuck up in front of this new global transaction system scam and the IPO WAS A JACK UP Mark Zuckerberg’s former speechwriter, Katherine Losse, said in her book The Boy Kings that Facebook employees were essentially ordered to sell their shares and ask no questions. HAY Obama and JOHN kEY who past the Butter And Go See The Film INSIDE JOB narrated by Matt Damon; Obama you don't need to spy on New Zealand Australia and Vodafone to see what's going on in Syria?? pasting the Butter Back, VODAFONE the Australia FED's have the emails on how facebook was stolen go take a look
    WORLD NEWS Shock win a massive scalp for tea- party. What cantor campaign spent at steakhouses $168,637 What David Brat spent on his entire campaign $200,000 (lol) Green-tea and Ham everyone

    1. Huh??? I can't understand half of this but what in the world does the tea party have to do with Leader or Facebook?

  13. Check out this Charlie Rose interview last night with Lloyd Blankfein. You know, the Harvard Facebook Cartel dude who is the CEO of Goldman Sachs. A couple of times during the interview I thought he was going to reach across and rip Charlie's eyeballs out. What a disturbed person to be running our nation's largest investment bank. His answer to the question about his influence in Washington DC was certainly deceptive. Charlie was off his game, throwing only soft balls.


    "Judge Rader, Author of Controversial Email to Lawyer [Edward R. Reines, Weil Gotshal LLP], to Resign from Bench" by Ashby Jones, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL LAW BLOG, Jun. 13, 2014

    This is great news for advocates of justice and the rule of law over crony capitalism and the Wall Street-Washington Cartel, for which Rader was a hired gun. Now we need to call for declarations of MIS-TRIALS on cases that have come before the Federal Circuit where Radar, Reines and Weil Gotshal LLP were involved and thus tainted the proceedings.


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