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Public Frauds Torts Law Needed

Original post made by Pierre Bierre, Vintage Hills, on May 21, 2023

Public Frauds Deterrence Needed

How is it possible that “dirty tricks” intending to dupe the American public to tilt elections — traced back to campaign operatives — are considered legal? Does the 1st Amendment go so far as to cover the deliberate defrauding of the voters with a whopper capable of “nudging” the outcome?

What would James Madison say? When he coined the phrase “the consent of the governed”, wasn’t he talking about informed consent? If instead, consent is obtained through trickery and deceit, what remains of his principle?

Based on this reasoning, it will improve our campaigns to develop new tort law empowering The Public (as plaintiff) to sue any actor(s) who pushes out a Public Fraud for political gain. You can think of this as an extension of Defamation Law, where issues of fact vs. fabrication are decided by a jury, and liability consequences levied for those committing the latter. The Alex Jones, Dominion and E Jean Carroll lawsuits show the potential to deter deceitful infowarfare in keeping with 1st Amendment freedoms.

Public Frauds Courts would be designed for Rapid-Rssponse, so that defendants could not employ process delays to give duration to their lies.

Considering the many public deceptions that litter our recent political history — and the addition of deep-fakes in 2024 — let’s attack the problem broadly with a Public Frauds Deterrence Act of 2023. Let Congressman Swalwell know you support this way of upping the consequences for political dirty tricks.

Pierre Bierre
Pleasanton CA

Comments (6)

Posted by Karl A
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 21, 2023 at 3:20 pm

Karl A is a registered user.

So who wants to join a class action suit against Rep Swallwell and Rep. Schiff for the fives years of lying about all their evidence about Russian collusion? Should we also include the 52 supposedly knowledgeable intelligence professionals that lied about the Hunter Biden laptop being Russian disinformation? Can we somehow include President Biden for using this disinformation to lie about the laptop in a Presidential Debate?

Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 21, 2023 at 4:41 pm

Michael Austin is a registered user.

Swalwell is as mendacious as George Santos.

Posted by SHale99
a resident of Village High School
on May 22, 2023 at 4:02 pm

SHale99 is a registered user.

Where did Swalwell lie at the level Santos did/does?

Posted by Karl A
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 24, 2023 at 3:10 pm

Karl A is a registered user.

Swallwell was on Fox News almost daily for four years, talking his lies about his “proof” about Russian collusion. Also the same lies in interviews on other news stations.

Check the video archives…..

Posted by Karl A
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 24, 2023 at 3:12 pm

Karl A is a registered user.


I don’t care about Santos. I care that MY rep in Congress is a liar.

Posted by Andrew Blidy
a resident of Del Prado
on May 28, 2023 at 12:38 pm

Andrew Blidy is a registered user.

Pierre Bierre is on to some with his proposal of public fraud tort reform for public discourse……This is non partisan and as you see the posts are of no support for or against ……Let the truth be the judge, not invalidated and non verifiable independent partisan opinion under oath ……Are you a critic willing to put your hand on bible in court and be judge by jury of your peers that your opinion is truthful?
Pleasanton resident since 1997

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