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Sidney Powell Says She's Not Guilty of Defamation
Because 'No Reasonable Person'
Would Have Believed Her 'Outlandish'
Election Conspiracy Theory

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Posted By: NHGuy, 3/25/2021 8:31:52 AM

Former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell yesterday responded to the $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit that Dominion Voting Systems filed after she repeatedly accused the company of participating in an elaborate international conspiracy to deny Donald Trump his rightful victory in last year's presidential election. Her defense, more or less, is that she did not really mean what she said.


So Sydney Powell said she was basically making stuff up when she talked about the evidence she had and about releasing the Kraken. Why oh why didn't the Trump Administration prepare a crack, experienced legal team without attracting these loons? Everyone knew the Dems would do anything and everything. Gah. The Administration needed a plan and instead, flailed around.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: pixelero 3/25/2021 8:35:31 AM (No. 734577)
Guess it’s possible. Sounds more like self-preservation.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: montwoodcliff 3/25/2021 8:44:00 AM (No. 734583)
She doesn’t have the money to fight the law suit. Neither did American Thinker. Mike Lindell does, so let’s see what happens there. And we haven’t heard from Rudy yet.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: wilarrbie 3/25/2021 8:53:32 AM (No. 734593)
IDK, I believed her. I'm one of the most reasonable people I know. If s he lied about her info, she deserves to go down. I don't want my 'side' to BS me either. That said - it often seems WTP are being lied to from all directions. The Powers That Be are pushing our nation in a direction it would not go on it's own. We are being driven. There's a cliff in the darkness up ahead and we're heading straight for it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: LanceLink1 3/25/2021 9:11:46 AM (No. 734613)
So the Kraken was a Shih Tzu..........
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Reply 5 - Posted by: spacer 3/25/2021 9:12:21 AM (No. 734614)
Reason is wrong. This is a hard core legal point between fact and opinion. Suing for ones opinion is a dead end legal fight. That is Powells argument. Her opinion yet to be proven in a court of law is not grounds for the corrupt Dominion law suit.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: dst4life 3/25/2021 9:14:20 AM (No. 734616)
This Reason article seems to have the effect of disorienting the reader. I'm taking this with a grain of salt. I don't believe my eyes deceived me. Thousands upon thousands showed up at Trump rallies, while a scant few showed up for Biden. And sometimes all we "saw" at Biden's rallies were cars honking. Give me a freaking break!! Trump had the wind behind his back and beneath his wings going into the 2020 election. We are being "gaslighted" every single day by the media. They are trying to disorient us. This "Reason" article is more of it, IMHO. Accept this article's validity at your own peril. Unless, of course, there is something I just don't understand.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bigfatslob 3/25/2021 9:19:45 AM (No. 734621)
Well now that's very 'Kraken'. An attorney lying, imagine that.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 3/25/2021 9:35:15 AM (No. 734635)
Ok, Sydney Powell is a fraud. Always thought that might be the case what with her non-existent Kraken. It doesn't change the fact that the election was stolen. What's sad is Trump had to rely on turkeys like Powell because good help was so hard to find in Washington.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: altoona 3/25/2021 9:38:59 AM (No. 734640)
The biggest financial backer of Reason is Koch, who worked hard against Trump mainly because of his wall and policies on illegals. Take anything from this rag with a large grain of salt
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jebediah 3/25/2021 9:49:39 AM (No. 734651)
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Reply 11 - Posted by: sanspeur 3/25/2021 9:53:55 AM (No. 734653)
Not an attny , but Sydney is simply saying the words her critics uses to dismiss her and her work .If her work is outlandish and silly how can it defame ? She is exposing how they can’t have it both ways Reason mag is anything but . Don’t fall for this garbage about Sydney , don’t surrender your disbelief in the press to that koch krap
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Anti_democRAT 3/25/2021 10:00:03 AM (No. 734660)
Sydney is using legalese. She is not backing down from anything.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DogFacedPonySoldier 3/25/2021 10:04:26 AM (No. 734665)
Let's see the evidence and hear the witnesses in a court of law where everyone is under oath. Simple.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: MDConservative 3/25/2021 10:05:41 AM (No. 734666)
Click the link to Powell's site and read her Motion to Dismiss. This story is at best misleading, but I see a lie. I'm no fan of Powell's, as many know. Her Motion is interesting to read. The core questions, besides jurisdiction and other "technicalities", is whether Dominion is a "public figure" under various precedents, and whether Powell's statements are protected political speech. I saw nothing that indicates she didn't mean what she said in various forums.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: sunnyday 3/25/2021 10:11:54 AM (No. 734676)
I see some folks here that have already condemned Sydney Powell. I, for one, will not. I also understand that there are some states that are dumping Dominion. It is my sincere hope that they lose all of their business and lawsuits.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Right Time 3/25/2021 10:12:00 AM (No. 734677)
Wait...I don't doubt that Sidney Powell may have stretched some facts or overemphasized them. But did we not hear hear that something like 9,000 votes for Trump were flipped to Biden in some district in Michigan in the wee hours of Nov. 4th? And we heard that they have hard copes of time-stamped vote tabulations to prove it. And didn't we hear about how Dominion's software caused a rejection rate of ballots that was huge, and that those votes had to be "corrected" by poll workers, where they changed the vote to Biden? This whole thing stinks like dead fish. Funny how Trump said pretty much the same things as Powell, but Dominion didn't try to sue Trump
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Reply 17 - Posted by: FormerDem 3/25/2021 10:17:23 AM (No. 734684)
The article twists Sidney's words. the OP has fallen into a trap set for the unwary.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: nina584 3/25/2021 10:20:20 AM (No. 734689)
She has put out a statement as well as her attorney that debunks all this disinformation
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Reply 19 - Posted by: mamabear 3/25/2021 10:30:55 AM (No. 734698)
People, PLEASE!!! Before you accept anything regarding this issue at face value, or accuse a well-respected attorney/s of lying, do some research. Read the entire pleading or at least the part that this article is deliberately misconstruing. One sentence was lifted from her attorneys' defense and is being used to slander her case and pretend there was no fraud in the 2020 presidential election and other elections held across the country . Here is an article shedding light on the other side of this issue: . Don't trust the Gateway Pundit? Read her defense for yourself: . NOTHING in the political news media is what it appears to be and EVERYTHING must be questioned/investigated to determine the truth. Attorney Powell is not a fool. And neither is her legal team. And while you are at it, Regent University conducted a 7-hour video conference this week (March 23, 2021) on Election Integrity. Some of the claims made by Att'y Powell and cases she filed are briefly discussed. Here is a link to see/hear the conference: It has been broken down into 8 parts representing the words of each speaker. Listen while surfing or working. Do your own research. Then, make up your own mind.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: bpl40 3/25/2021 10:49:02 AM (No. 734725)
She sounds like Galileo admitting the earth is flat.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/25/2021 11:10:37 AM (No. 734745)
It's really cute how these know nothing, agenda ridden idiots select language to create a headline that agrees with their beliefs and biases. The practice stinks. Read Powell's entire defense, then report it accurately. Thank you.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Sully 3/25/2021 11:28:38 AM (No. 734775)
The legal world is not a normal world. It is technical, obscure, ruthless and lethal. Powell is employing an obvious legal strategy of turning the plaintiff's words against himself. You cannot simultaneously say that a claim is unbelievable plus sue on the grounds that the claims may be believed. Powell is right: Dominion is undermining their own mines. Let them defend against that first. The suit, itself, proves her claims are credible by the plaintiff's own admission. Dominion is trying to bludgeon her. She is lawyering to win. God bless you, Sydney Powell
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Reply 23 - Posted by: ThreeBadCats3 3/25/2021 11:56:30 AM (No. 734819)
I still subscribe to Reason, but find each issue about half disgusting or foolish and half informative. Guess that is part of being Libertarian. At least is isn’t ninety percent disgusting, like National Review, or 99% like NYT or CNN. I continue to believe Powell, her honesty and evidence.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: bighambone 3/25/2021 12:21:57 PM (No. 734852)
Well she is a lawyer, and anyone who has had extensive dealings with lawyers know that lawyers believe that they have a license to lie and steal.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Geoman 3/25/2021 1:26:07 PM (No. 734903)
I clicked on sixteen links embedded within the Reason article and do not see that Reason is in any way "gaslighting." They link directly to Powell's website, which is the opposite of writing one-sided hit piece. I see attacking Reason as a way to deflect for yet another Trump choice that turned out to be more of a liability than an asset, like the curious case of Fauci's tenure within the administration. Just below the Powell article are four other articles, each one highly critical of Biden's and other progressive governmental actions.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: anniebc 3/25/2021 6:29:22 PM (No. 735164)
This case with Dominion is like the case of a wife who discovers her husband's car parked outside his girlfriend's house, he swears he wasn't there, then files a restraining order against his wife for stalking him.
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