Skip to comments.Bunkerville Standoff: The Pete Santilli Sentencing Farce
Posted on 09/13/2018 3:58:16 AM PDT by Nextrush
"Stay with the Bundy's and you'll be OK"
Internet broadcaster Pete Santilli was arrested in Burns, Oregon the evening of January 26th, 2016 just hours after the bloody FBI operation outside of town that killed LaVoy Finicum and injured Ryan Bundy.
Santilli was in town broadcasting the news of what happened and did different things from standing outside the hospital where the injured Ryan Bundy was being treated to vaping in front of the camera for some apparent stress relief.
But the feds decided to nab him and wanted to try him in Oregon for his internet streams. Charges were dropped in Oregon but Santilli was moved to Nevada to face a slew of felonies along with some 18 others.
He was set to go on trial last fall with key defendants like Cliven Bundy and his sons Ammon and Ryan but feeling the pressure one can only feel from a federal prosecution, Santilli opted for a plea deal. (Federal prosecution have a 98 percent conviction rate in a rigged system)
The federal prosecutors were accusing Santilli among other things of spreading false information about snipers around Bundy Ranch to draw people coming to exercise their Second Amendment rights to defend the Bundy's.
The prosecution was able to get away with that false narrartive through the first trials that there were no surveillance cameras or snipers or threatening actions against the Bundy's and those who came to support them in April 2014.
But in the third trial Ryan Bundy broke through in his questioning of a US Forest Service employee who admitted to the surveillance who admitted the surveillance camera being used. US District Judge Gloria M. Navarro then forced release of a massive amount of evidence proving the defendants innocence including the existence of the snipers.
She then dismissed charges against the defendants in the third trial based on the hiding of the evidence pointing to their innocence.
However Pete Santilli's option to agree to the plea deal left him out of the exoneration he have gotten in the third trial.
Instead a guilty plea to conspriacy to impede or injure a federal officer yesterday (Tuesday September 11th) before US District Judge Gloria M. Navarro.
The same Judge Navarro who threw out the charges against key defendants in the case saying the prosecutors were guilty of "gross misconduct" was in the same room with those prosecutors accepting Santilli's plea.
Navarro called his actions "reckless" and sentenced him to time served and two years of supervised release.
Two more plea deal sentences are to come for Blaine Cooper on September 27th and Brian Cavalier on December 13th.
What length of sentences will the reporters helping the Deep State receive? After all they could be charged with sedition! Can’t wait to find out ;)
I think I hear crickets but I believe in freedom of speech for all media, even the biased corporate Deep State media.
There is a line between reporting and Sedition which is overt conduct, such as speech and organization, that tends toward insurrection against the established order. Sedition often includes subversion of a constitution and incitement of discontent towards, or resistance against established authority.
The Constitution gives us a First and Second Amendment which were both exercised at Bunkerville and Bunker Hill for that matter.
Sedition laws tried to shut down printing presses in the early years of our country but they did not last.
Of course “We the People” voted to elect Donald Trump and his enemies in the government like the FBI and so do need to be addressed.
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