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Benjamin Barr: The Corrupt Lawyer at the Center of Everything
He connects Erik Prince, Peter Thiel, 8chan and a sitting FEC Commissioner
Benjamin Barr has made a career of representing the worst people doing the worst things. Here he is in Portland in 2020 warning everyone about Antifa with James O’Keefe. 😬
In fact, Barr’s most consistent assignment has been representing Project Veritas, the infiltration, harassment and propaganda arm of Erik Prince and Peter Thiel — who provided the initial financing for James O’Keefe to falsely attack ACORN a decade ago.
Barr does not hide what he does.
Donald Trump wanted to operationalize it in the White House.
Benjamin Barr was at Deploraball, an event for MAGA3X, the group started by Mike Flynn and Peter Thiel to steal the 2016 election and start QAnon.
Barr came to our attention when Gal noticed “Disarm the Deep State” on the same website that had a photo of Mike Flynn signing his name “Q.”
Disarm the Deep State is a “political action committee” (PAC) to benefit Jim Watkins, the owner of 8chan/8kun, the website that “Q” ran on. Benjamin Barr is his lawyer for it.
Benjamin Barr has represented Watkins before, in 2019, to defend 8chan in front of Congress after three separate mass murders were broadcast on the neo-nazi website. This is one of the most duplicitous and false documents I have ever seen submitted to Congress.
Barr has been a member of the Federalist Society for over a decade and participated in the Citizens United case which destroyed economic fairness in elections.
In 2015, Barr transformed his lawfare operation, the “Wyoming Liberty Group” (Wyoming is where Erik Prince has his “ranch” that trains Project Veritas assets) into the “Pillar of Law Institute.” The goal?
“The Institute is part of a growing group of wealthy people who want to spend more money to influence elections.”
As promised, the “Pillar of Law Institute” performed lawfare to undermine elections immediately in 2016.
He continued to interfere with elections through 2020:
Here is the filing for Pillar of Law Institute which includes James Trainor III.
Here is James Trainor III’s page at the Federal Elections Commission where he is a currently serving commissioner.
To summarize, Benjamin Barr represents Project Veritas, Jim Watkins and the website “Q” ran on, and is partnered with a sitting FEC commissioner. This seems highly problematic.
More to come.
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