Bankruptcy Judge Dismisses NRA’s Case Over Concerns It Was Merely Dodging NY AG | Talking Points Memo

A Texas federal judge rejected the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy application on Tuesday, saying that the gun group was using the process “to address a regulatory enforcement problem, not a financial one.”


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Weird headline

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Couldn’t happen to a nicer group. Go, Ms. James!

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Hale added that he had “great concern” about the case because the gun group was trying to use bankruptcy “as a tool to win its dissolution lawsuit, and that is not an appropriate use of bankruptcy.”

“But don’t get me wrong,” the judge quickly added. “You’re still morally bankrupt.”

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Very perceptive for a Judge in Texas, even a Federal one. Judge Harlin Hale sets a good example.

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Looks like another one of Vlad’s agents is in biggly trouble. Sad.
/s

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It wouldn’t release its bankruptcy filing to its own Board of Directors? Hooray for transparency!

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Bill Brewer’s litigation strategy usually involves filing as many peripheral lawsuits as possible, in hopes that one or more of them might actually be successful. It also allows him to keep churning out 7-figure monthly fee statements. There really ought to be a support group for all his former clients.

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How can Lapierre possibly survive this? I mean he should be gone by this time tomorrow. But we all know he won’t be. He must have the pee pee tape is the only explanation.

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A Texas federal judge rejected the National Rifle Association’s bankruptcy application

They should have retained the expert:

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“The Court believes it is not,” Hale wrote.

In other words:

Hale: “No.”

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Recommended reading: Letitia James’ Complaint


It is worth reading all 169 pages. As much as you may have read in the news, the complaint has lots more stunning details. The level of self-dealing and thievery was just breathtaking.
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James lowers the barrel and puts the sight square in the middle of the R in NRA.

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Just so ya know, this slow talkin’, slow walkin’ image of Texans doesn’t mean that all 29 million of us are dumber than dirt.

Some have perfected the act so well that folks don’t know they have been beat until the door slams shut. Hale even has the nickname "Cooter’.

But he seems to have some cred.

https://www.smu.edu/Law/Faculty/Profiles/Hale-H-DeWayne-Cooter

The NRA can appeal and they likely will, but I suspect they are in a 'New York State of Mind."

Hey Wayne! Your fifteen minutes are up!

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And about time for him to start his 25 to 30.

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No Donnie, not smart.

Crooked . . . corrupt . . . criminal . . . .immoral . . . . dishonorable . . . . unprincipled underhanded . . . . deceitful . . . . disreputable . . . . shameful . . . .

ALL OF THE ABOVE, . . . .yeah, that’s Trump.

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There really ought to be a class action for all of his former clients. FIFY.

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Bummer.

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Another slime worm dries up and starts to slowly burn in the sunlight. Frabjous!

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And that I assume means LaPierre and his sycophants would lose control, something I doubt they could risk so the bankruptcy door now appears closed.

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