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FBI Point Guns At His Young Children; How an Award-Winning Reporter Became Thomas Paine
True Pundit ^ | 08/27/18 | Thomas Paine

Posted on 08/27/2018 8:09:16 PM PDT by Revel

I can say with certainty, my decision to journey back into journalism was made after the FBI pointed guns at the heads of my wife and children. I knew that first morning (the FBI actually raided my home twice and pointed guns at my family twice) when federal agents raided our home one definitive thing was going to unfold:

These bastards — and their bosses — were going to pay for violating my family. My kids. My home. One way or the other, I would have the last word. As I have throughout my life and career. And I was going to have to go back into journalism to even the score.

I always win. You’ll learn that about me in the coming days and weeks, if you haven’t already learned as a reader of True Pundit. In fact, I already have won. The FBI learned it too. And I have much more to teach the Bureau if it decides it hasn’t been taught enough. True Pundit has broken dozens of key FBI scoops in two years and look at the Bureau. It is in shambles. No one in the media even comes close to our work.

My name is Michael Moore. No, not the Lib movie guy Michael Moore (Now you understand why I use a pseudonym) I have won numerous awards in journalism, including the Gerald Loeb Award in 1996. None of that much matters in the scope of things — or life in general — but being nominated for Pulitzer Prizes in your 20s is something I can tell my grandkids about. And the Loeb speaks for itself. A Certified Fraud Examiner too, I worked for Citi running its anti-money laundering Ops in three states. Until the FBI ruined that career.

time for Paine to go public.

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FBI Raid Thomas Paine’s House, Point Guns At His Young Children; How an Award-Winning Reporter Became Thomas Paine

Man it is times like this that excerpts suck. But this is maxed out at 300 exactly and so much is missing. Almost everything is missing.

Read the whole story. If you like him or not. It reads like a great spy novel. It won't bore the normal person.

1 posted on 08/27/2018 8:09:16 PM PDT by Revel
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To: Revel

Loeb Award winners

1996

Medium newspaper

Debra Lynn Vial, Michael Moore and Bruce Locklin, The Record (Hackensack, NJ)

https://ahbj.sabew.org/awards/03302013loeb-award-winners-1958-1971/


2 posted on 08/27/2018 8:19:20 PM PDT by Revel
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To: Revel

Thanks for posting this. I received it in an email today and was hoping someone would post it. It was very disturbing. His book should be interesting, and I hope he has bodyguards. Wouldn’t want him to be Breitbarted.


3 posted on 08/27/2018 8:20:03 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam (Have an A-1 day.)
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To: Revel

The FBI’s actions are against all Common Sense.


4 posted on 08/27/2018 8:21:05 PM PDT by Blue House Sue
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To: Revel

I read the article, and waded through all the ads to do so. It sounds like Paine was into working with the FBI to ruin other’s lives, and he was somehow compromised. Then the FBI turned on him, and it was his turn in the barrel. The story ends with a form of Go Fund Me for financial support.


5 posted on 08/27/2018 8:22:55 PM PDT by healy61
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To: MayflowerMadam

Yeah...Many of his stories seem far fetched, but in time they mostly pan out. I have a feeling that the unverified parts of his big story(2016) on NYPD and weiner’s laptop will one day prove to be true. Much of it already has. Including about how many emails were on it.

I wish he could posted here as news.


6 posted on 08/27/2018 8:24:39 PM PDT by Revel
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To: All

Any heartfelt comment I make would only lead to me being targeted by such people. (again)


7 posted on 08/27/2018 8:31:07 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: healy61

“It sounds like Paine was into working with the FBI to ruin other’s lives, and he was somehow compromised.”

A conservative is just a liberal that’s been mugged.


8 posted on 08/27/2018 8:38:15 PM PDT by Dr. Pritchett
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To: MayflowerMadam

The problem I have with this reporter is that he only became defiant when his family became targets. He did not have any real issues with the FBI or its associates prior to those incidents. I mean, okay, he’s supposed to be a Good Guy now; what about all those he helped to harm over the long term? What’s he done personally for those folks? He could expose everything with a book with the price of $1 (One Dollar) per book above cost if he truly had no ulterior motives.... like fattening his account. So it’s with trepidation his book should be read, not like it’s a real ‘wonder of wonders,’ book.


9 posted on 08/27/2018 8:44:50 PM PDT by Notthereyet (Notthereyet)
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To: Notthereyet

I understand the feelings that come with wondering about all the people he hurt during that time of his life. I felt the same thing as I read the story. Maybe his book will shed some light on all of that. I never buy these books anyways. I will probably just read the reviews.


10 posted on 08/27/2018 8:56:24 PM PDT by Revel
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'The problem I have with this reporter is that he only became defiant when his family became targets.'

That's usually how it is for many folks. Let .gov continue do what it does. As long as 'it' keeps the 'bad' people in check, and leaves me alone. We all live on the .gov reservation now.

11 posted on 08/27/2018 9:04:00 PM PDT by Theoria (I should never have surrendered. I should have fought until I was the last man alive)
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To: Theoria

“The problem I have with this reporter is that he only became defiant when his family became targets.”

And therein lies the lesson. Make of it what you will.


12 posted on 08/27/2018 9:10:55 PM PDT by Noumenon (When all liberals have is a hammer, every problem is a nail in YOUR coffin.)
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To: Dr. Pritchett

Dont ever call me a liberal who’s been mugged.


13 posted on 08/27/2018 9:17:06 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man ( Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Revel
I don't believe much of this. This clown isn't just a tool, he's the whole utility belt. His presentation of himself as some kind of antihero...And the way he refers to journalism as if it's some kind of deadly serious underworld stuff...He says he decided to go back into journalism the same way a movie hitman would talk about doing one last job.

"I had no intention of killing anybody...But I could. Easily." Mmmhm. Sure you could buddy.

14 posted on 08/27/2018 9:30:05 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard ( Flag burners can go screw -- I'm mighty PROUD of that ragged old flag)
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To: Notthereyet

Exactly. What goes around comes around.

This is just another ploy to make money of gullible conspiracy theorists and professional outrage artists from both sides of the aisle.

To hell with this snitch he deserves everything he got and more.


15 posted on 08/27/2018 9:45:26 PM PDT by Galatians328
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To: healy61

TP was a contractor working against “very bad” bad guys.
He’s often been months, or longer ahead of others on major stories.

Based on his deep FBI sourcing, thought he was former FBI.

Understand well his penchant to take this route against corruption. I’ve done similar but not against an entrenched institution.

I give Moore huge props. He’s a real American, a fighter and muckraker.
He gets a whole lot more right than wrong and often in very mpressive fashion.

Respect!

Will buy his book, without question.


16 posted on 08/28/2018 12:25:40 AM PDT by romanesq (For George Soros so loved the world, he gave us Obama)
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To: Notthereyet
The problem I have with this reporter is that he only became defiant when his family became targets. He did not have any real issues with the FBI or its associates prior to those incidents.

Trump and Reagan were both democrats in their past. As a Christian, I feel an obligation to forgive, and as someone who has made bad choices (although never quite as bad as supporting democrats!), and am willing to forgive this man's errors too.

17 posted on 08/28/2018 12:33:40 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: Revel

bmp


18 posted on 08/28/2018 1:23:58 AM PDT by gattaca ("Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives." Ronald Reagan)
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To: Revel

Bump


19 posted on 08/28/2018 2:42:37 AM PDT by Pajamajan ( Pray for our nation. Thank the Lord for everything you have. Don't waiting. Do it today.)
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To: Revel
You (FBI) didn’t kill me, you made me stronger.

YET, Mr. Paine. If they were willing to do all of this stuff to you, and you really have any goods on them, you might want to make it a point to stay in public view at all times, even when sleeping.

And he gives out enough demographic information to be easily identified by Antifa or other leftist goons, if I'm reading this right.

20 posted on 08/28/2018 3:27:44 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (Three most annoying words on the internet - "Watch the Video")
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