Alex Jones pauses his testimony to calm down after a disastrous day in court

After a disastrous first day on the podium, Alex Jones missed his testimony Friday at his Connecticut defamation trial and returned to Texas — but not before launching into a frenzied rhetoric outside the courtroom about the “fraudulent” proceedings. On Thursday, things derailed almost immediately after the right-wing conspiracy theorist began testifying, with Jones’ antics at one point prompting Judge Barbara Bellis to ask his attorney if he needed to physically restrict him from speaking. During his testimony, Jones called opposing lawyers “ambulance stalkers,” and suggested that one of them…

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Alex Jones’ latest legal battle is already a shockingly bad start

Just five weeks after a Texas jury ordered Alex Jones to pay nearly $50 million to the parents of a child killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting, the far-right conspiracy theorist has already suffered a major setback on the first day of his final court. battle. Jones and his legal team demonstrated a “astonishingly arrogant attitude regarding their discovery obligations,” and “consistently engaged in stalling and obstructive discovery practices from the start of these cases, right up to the trial,” Connecticut Superior Court Judge Barbara N. Bellis said off…

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Robert Barnes, attorney for Alex Jones, has removed hate groups from Rumble’s content policy

While the online video platform Rumble has taken a long time Cash To amplify right-wing misinformation and conspiracy theories, the video hosting service is poised to go in a darker direction, hiring an attorney Alex Jones to craft new content modification policies that remove existing bans on hate-promoting or inciting material groups. In June, Rumble tasked one of Jones’ long-standing libel attorneys with the task of reforming the site’s oversight rules. And he made some troubling changes. Attorney Robert Barnes, is a frequent guest on Infowars and Sandy Hook’s top…

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John Oliver hilariously mocks Alex Jones for failing libel trial

A week after he kicked British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his way out the door, John Oliver returned to last week tonight Sunday’s office to hear the libel trial of deranged conspiracy theory analyst Alex Jones, who has been found responsible for the false claim that the Sandy Hook massacre was a “hoax” full of “actors.” The jury awarded Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, parents of murdered 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, $45.2 million in punitive damages and $4.1 million in damages. Jones, 48, faces additional defamation lawsuits in Connecticut and…

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InfoWars founder Alex Jones ordered to pay $4.11 million in defamation fight against Sandy Hook’s parents

A Texas jury that conspiracy theorist and InfoWars founder Alex Jones publicly referred to as “very blue collar people” who “don’t know what planet they’re on” found false online celebrities charged Thursday $4.11 million for spreading lies About the Sandy Hook School shooting. The verdict means Jones now has to pay damages for defamation and willfully causing emotional distress to Jesse Lewis’ father and father, a 6-year-old boy who was killed in the 2012 massacre. After Jones repeatedly insisted on his show that the attack was a so-called pseudoscience aimed…

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Alex Jones is having a really bad day in Sandy Hook’s defamation trial

For a man in his arms about being pushed in ‘kangaroo court’, it looks like Alex Jones is trying hard to make fun of the ongoing defamation lawsuit Sandy Hook’s parents have brought against him. The final day of testimony scheduled for Jones’s two-week trial got off to a rough start Tuesday, as the judge presiding over the Austin case berated notorious conspiracy theorists for appearing to chew something up in court. “Spit out your gums, Mr. Jones,” said Judge Maya Guerra Gamble, looking at Jones effortlessly from behind the…

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The problem of conservative “wild cards” like Alex Jones and John Rich

The problem with the wild card is that you don’t quite know how the end product will reveal itself. In some cases, it will land you in court. In other cases, you’ll get a #1 single. In the last episode of The Daily Beast’s fever dreams Podcast host Will Somer and guest speaker Anthony Fisher, senior opinion editor for The Daily Beast, discuss the divergent fates of conservative voices, from Alex Jones’ upcoming trial of Sandy Hook to the MAGA-inspired song by John Rich’s currently number one-top hitch. On the…

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