Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Project Veritas busts CNN

 James O'Keefe has done it again:

CNN has reported Project Veritas founder James O'Keefe to police over his latest undercover investigation in which he secretly recorded network president Jeff Zucker's morning conference calls 'for months.'  

O'Keefe, 36, on Tuesday announced he was releasing audio recordings of several network meetings which he claims will 'expose' Zucker and other CNN executives expressing their 'political biases'. 

The calls O'Keefe had been listening to over two months are the network's daily 9am editorial meeting with senior staff from CNN's main bureaus, which is run by Zucker. 

The move by Project Veritas is the latest sting operation orchestrated against the news station by the conservative operative who has long-targeted CNN over claims of liberal and anti-Trump bias.

I don't think the police will be particularly interested, given the laws that govern phone call recordings. Project Veritas is based in New York and CNN is based in Georgia. And it's not an illegal wiretap to dial in to a conference call with the correct access code.

  • New York's wiretapping law is a "one-party consent" law. New York makes it a crime to record to record or eavesdrop on an in-person or telephone conversation unless one party to the conversation consents. 
  • Georgia's wiretapping law is a "one-party consent" law for purposes of making audio recordings of conversations. 
Unless O'Keefe kidnapped a CNN employee and drove him across state lines before torturing him to get the access code to the daily call out of him, it's unlikely that any crimes were committed.



Blogger Harambe December 02, 2020 6:01 AM  

I find it hard to believe that CNN has any sort of liberal or anti-Trump bias.

Blogger Brett baker December 02, 2020 6:02 AM  

They're going to call the police?
"It was just a peaceful recording, we can't do anything".

Blogger Glen Sprigg December 02, 2020 6:12 AM  

Yeah, but...that's not evidence! It's not proof that was shown in court! It's just another right-wing conspiracy theory, because everyone knows Biden is even more popular than Saint Barack and the entire universe hates Trump, and there's a perfectly logical reason for those trucks to be shredding ballots and hard drives! Because racism! And you all hate democracy! I WANT MY BINKY!!!!! ORANGE MAN BAD!!!!!!!!

Blogger basementhomebrewer December 02, 2020 6:33 AM  

I bet more time and resources get dedicated to investigating this at the state and federal level than all of the voter fraud claims combined.

Blogger Harambe December 02, 2020 6:38 AM  


Blogger Kevin December 02, 2020 6:39 AM  

CNN needs to open an office in Maryland.

Blogger David The Good December 02, 2020 6:43 AM  

We need to know what O'Keefe's garage door pull looks like. Is it threatening?

Blogger Silent Draco December 02, 2020 6:50 AM  

I had a lot of people blunder into video or phone conferences, over the past 6-7 years; right time/wrong but valid code, or received meeting notification by mistake but dialed in because they thought they were needed. Could be a mistake PV took advantage of, or could be a CNN whistleblower..

Blogger Mr.MantraMan December 02, 2020 6:58 AM  

My low rent conspiracy theory was and is that CNN is a Zionist/Israeli op to drive the American Left off the cliff or to the Jonestown conclusion it deserves and give Trump the barest of mandates to continue the support of Israel, but at the same time keep him hobbled with the idiocy we in the West suffer called "racism" and other Jewish psycho babble that takes up our productive time.

Blogger tublecane December 02, 2020 7:00 AM  

Journalists when someone does journalism on them:

"Help! Police!"

Blogger Balkan Yankee December 02, 2020 7:02 AM  

4GW is legal until it isn't.

Blogger JWM in SD December 02, 2020 7:03 AM  

That would not surprise me at this point.

Blogger Doktor Jeep December 02, 2020 7:03 AM  

It's funny that CNN, which benefits from the anarcho tyranny of lying to an entire civilization and even starting wars with their lies, is all like "Guards! Arrest him!".
But anarcho tyranny being what it is, I won't be surprised if they do manage to get him arrested or charged all the while "conservatives" pointlessly squeal and mewl about double standards and bowties pretend to be shocked.

Blogger Unknownsailor December 02, 2020 7:08 AM  

CNN leaked voice audio of Melania Trump just two months ago, like was pointed out on Twitter in response to CNN's tweet.

They can get bent with that call to amenable authority. They made the rules of engagement, now they get to live by them.

Blogger Emmett Fitz-Hume December 02, 2020 7:15 AM  

basementhomebrewer wrote:I bet more time and resources get dedicated to investigating this at the state and federal level than all of the voter fraud claims combined.

Pretty safe bet. Barr and Wray will be all over this.

Blogger Dole December 02, 2020 7:22 AM  

There is no evidence Veritas did anything illegal, baseless accusations by CNN. They should report back when they are ready to present evidence in front of a judge.

Blogger Iceeater December 02, 2020 7:57 AM  

1. The login to the call could be considered as fraudulent in its use or acquisition.
2. Mass ballot w no clear signature match could be consideed fraudulent in their use and acquisition

Here comes FBI for 1 or 2?

Robert E Lee had his men surrender and instructed them to go home and live in peace . NOT 4G

Blogger LoneWolf December 02, 2020 8:04 AM  

@9 Mr.MantraMan and @13 Doktor Jeep:

The reaction (or lack thereof) to what is currently happening in the US can be characterized as: 1) most people having complete apathy, 2) a sizeable % of the remainder being quite concerned but nevertheless terrified to speak about it for fear of retaliation should the bad guys gain control, and 3) a tiny number who know that now is the time to shout from the rooftops about what the real game plan is and about who the real movers of this coup are. What 2) does not realize is that if the bad guys DO gain control, then those who kept their mouths shut will most definitely NOT be safe. The increasingly draconian measures put into place in Europe and the US in recent years against expressions of traditional white, Christian nationalist sentiments are eerily reminiscent of the Bolshevik Revolution 100 years ago, "anti-Semitism" being the salient example here. Just what IS "anti-Semitism"? Common sense would say that it is that which is against Semites. So, exactly WHO are the ethnic Semites on the planet? Are (((those))) who are descended from the Khazar Turks---i.e., modern-day Jews---actually Semites? Or have (((they))) conveniently cobbled that term onto (((their))) lineage so as to be able to avoid retribution for crimes which (((they))) commit against non-Khazars? And what constitutes that which is deemed "against" them? Is it anything smacking of negativity whatsoever? Is unqualified praise of any and all modern-day Jews the only acceptable expression which is to be allowed?
I personally know of Jews who are anti-Talmud, anti-Zionist, and anti-Netanyahu. They take issue with this whole anti-Semitism mantra.

Blogger phil g December 02, 2020 8:10 AM  

Why shouldn't their editorial meetings be for public record? Certainly they have nothing to hide. Just doing the honorable work of figuring what is true and what the public needs to know and how they plan to present it. They should be broadcasting this live.

Blogger Fozzy Bear December 02, 2020 8:18 AM  

It has been so long, CNN doesn’t recognize journalism when it happens to them. I hope Zucker _does_ manage to set the precedent that journalism is a crime.

Blogger basementhomebrewer December 02, 2020 8:20 AM  

I was amused by Zuckers reaction to being called out. It was immediate canned corporate response to something said that is not welcome. I wonder how many of the people on the call recall being told "thank you for those comments" and realized what that really meant at the time.

Blogger Bobo #117 December 02, 2020 8:25 AM  

O'Keefe & Fitton will have boulevards named after them one day, with statues,of course.

Blogger Damelon Brinn December 02, 2020 8:30 AM  

If CNN had the opportunity to secretly record Oval Office meetings, I'm sure they would decline out of ethics.

Good job by O'Keefe. The Right is too handicapped by excess nobility. I was talking to a guy the other day who was saying we need to use the left's methods against them, using the Rules for Radicals. I was nodding along, and then he said, "Of course, we wouldn't break the law, but..." I sighed and stopped nodding. I get where he's coming from, and I'm not saying we should murder random leftists like Antifa did to that guy in Portland. But we have to be willing to get into grey methods no respectable Republican would use, like lying to infiltrate their networks, doxxing people and getting them fired, things like that. If we're too good do those things, that's a major disadvantage that has to be accounted for.

Blogger Zastavnik Džemo December 02, 2020 8:50 AM  

jtranslate("Jeff Zucker") == "Joseph Zuckerberg"
jtranslate("Jack Ruby") == "Jacob Rubenstein"

An interesting pattern.
I don't know who killed the Kennedys, but I know who covered it up.

Blogger Chip Hazard December 02, 2020 8:56 AM  

We're in a Cultural War. No holds barred.

Blogger Chip Hazard December 02, 2020 9:00 AM  


If anything, the last year has been a great one for pranksters for Top Kek episodes. Getting dial-in codes is the least of it. Being present in actual Skype/MS Teams/Zoom calls for these stupid and pointless corporate meetings wearing a monster mask and being butt nekid is a gas for many of these types.

Mockery is good. Mockery works. And Mockery will help save the United States.

Blogger pyrrhus December 02, 2020 9:03 AM  

O'Keefe conclusively proves that commies are going to commie...Commies cry foul....

Blogger Pathfinderlight December 02, 2020 9:07 AM  

You forgot how everyone who disagrees is a stupid knuckle dragger who doesn't even have his degree.

Blogger FLOlson December 02, 2020 9:21 AM  

What's Zuker's problem? We all know what CNN's agenda is. All this provides is some of the details behind it.

Get bent CNN.

Blogger Didas Kalos December 02, 2020 9:30 AM  

You think way too much. Mantra Man. 😀

Blogger Duh December 02, 2020 9:30 AM  

If CNN is going to sue Project Veritas, discovery is going to be lit

Blogger GE 4 MO December 02, 2020 9:33 AM  

Long-term VD fan, first time UK poster here. Hoping for someone to clarify a few things for me:

If we pass the safe harbour deadline, does this mean that state legislatures or SCOTUS can overturn the ruling of the electoral college all the way up to inauguration date? Or does it completely nullify the electoral college process?

Should the electoral college vote on the 14th, when exactly are the official results released? I'm seeing both December 23rd and January 6th.

Thanks in advance, my brain hurts

Blogger SemiSpook37 December 02, 2020 9:38 AM  

You know what could have prevented this? An insider not sneaking PV the phone number, meeting ID, and passcode to the meeting in the first place.

CNN has absolutely ZERO right to bitch and call in the cops on PV. They can take out the insider (preferably by some sort of shakedown of CNN and AT&T), if they even have an inkling of who it is, because that's about the only policy (internal or external) that I can see being violated here.

These people aren't exactly the sharpest knives in the drawer, are they?

Blogger Cinqueports December 02, 2020 9:47 AM  

The linked news article does not identify the "police" to whom CNN "reported" the fact of the recordings (which O'Keefe announced to the flustered Zucker via livestream). Nor does the article describe the nature of the "legal proceedings" CNN intends to initiate. Suffice to say that O'Keefe does a pretty good job of researching the legal issues before he throws the grenade. He's not afraid of being sued by CNN. If CNN does initiate litigation, I hope it's in a jurisdiction that awards all costs and fees to the prevailing party.

Blogger d December 02, 2020 10:20 AM  

Regardless, that the narrative is misdirected from the salient facts to the claim of criminality regarding the means of obtaining the salient facts, is itself another salient fact.

The fraudulent "free press" isn't "biased". It is rabidly devout to Evil, and fanatically loyalty to the hiveminded antichrists gang raping Christendom, all goose-stepping in alegience to the exact same synchronized narrative, all blacklisting the most timely civilizational issues. The convergence of that industry began at least a century ago with the holohoax of 1921 and its fraud of "6 million Jews".

That lesser frauds, vastly less obvious, are routinely stomped on with federal muscle whilst the "free press" fraud engines run on unaffected, proves beyond any reasonable doubt the utter lawlessness of the wickedocracy we are suffering under.

Blogger Thucydides December 02, 2020 10:21 AM  

It seems pretty obvious that someone in CNN provided an access code. The CNN managment should really be asking "how many others have infiltrated or turned inside the organizations"?

AT&T ight ask the same question.....

Blogger Thucydides December 02, 2020 10:23 AM  

It is pretty obvious that an insider provided the conference call codes. CNN management should be wondering how many other people have infiltrated them, or turned.

AT&T should be wondering the same thing.....

Blogger bobby December 02, 2020 10:26 AM  

Well see the new Journolist-inspired theme pop up later today - "the heavily edited PV recordings . . . "

Same thing they always bellow when PV gets the absolute goods on them.

So, here's hoping that PV releases the entire complete recordings.

Blogger pyrrhus December 02, 2020 10:32 AM  

Meanwhile, they just can't help themselves....

Blogger Phelps December 02, 2020 10:40 AM  

My favorite part is when James O'Keefe unmutes at the end of the call and tells Jeff that he's been recording the calls for months and is releasing them that evening.

Not a joke. Look it up.

Blogger Mr.MantraMan December 02, 2020 10:44 AM  

#30 Kalos I should have mentioned low probability but possible. I get that from the execs at CNN being almost exclusively jewish and Wolf being a former AIPAC lobbyist.

Anyway CNN not PV being the crime because as I say "If you are not accusing you're losing." Discredit, Disqualify and De-legitimize.

Blogger Chip Hazard December 02, 2020 10:44 AM  

As it has been said, Embrace Lawfare.

Blogger Chip Hazard December 02, 2020 10:49 AM  

CNN, waaaaaah, first thing you do is call the capitalist police you wanted defunded.

Call some Social Workers. I'm sure they'll take care of it all for you.

Against the laws of physics, I can hear the sand grinding in their collective vaginas from here.

Blogger Shimshon December 02, 2020 10:53 AM  

"Unless O'Keefe kidnapped a CNN employee and drove him across state lines before torturing him to get the access code to the daily call out of him, it's unlikely that any crimes were committed."

Tomorrow on CNN: Vox Day says Project Veritas must have committed illegal acts, including kidnapping across state lines and torture, to obtain illegal wiretaps of our offices.

Blogger liberranter December 02, 2020 10:57 AM  

If an insider did in fact provide the teleconference access info to PV, I sincerely hope they were smart enough to do it either via "sneakernet"/"air gap" or via a throwaway, untraceable email address from a public computer.

Blogger Ominous Cowherd December 02, 2020 11:09 AM  

LoneWolf wrote:Just what IS "anti-Semitism"? Common sense would say that it is that which is against Semites. So, exactly WHO are the ethnic Semites on the planet?
Dude, skip the silly, spergy ``what's a semite'' stuff. Anit-semite is somebody Jooos don't like. If you ain't Joooooo, they don't like you, you horrible anti-semite. That's all we need to know.

Blogger Snidely Whiplash December 02, 2020 11:17 AM  

The really amazing thing is that anyone at CNN had enough journalism in his veins to give access to a real reporter.

Blogger Ominous Cowherd December 02, 2020 11:20 AM  

Shimshon wrote:Tomorrow on CNN: Vox Day says Project Veritas must have committed illegal acts, ...
Shimshon, do you really think they will credit Vox for the tip?

Blogger Reprehensible Adam December 02, 2020 11:46 AM  

Way to go dude!

Blogger dienw December 02, 2020 11:49 AM  

Ominous Cowherd wrote:LoneWolf wrote:Just what IS "anti-Semitism"? Common sense would say that it is that which is against Semites. So, exactly WHO are the ethnic Semites on the planet?

Dude, skip the silly, spergy ``what's a semite'' stuff. Anit-semite is somebody Jooos don't like. If you ain't Joooooo, they don't like you, you horrible anti-semite. That's all we need to know.

LoneWolf is on the correct trail; you do need to know more: you need to know who are the Jews real targets hidden within the words "goy" and "gentiles," and even "Europe." If your people are descendants of northwestern Whites (Saxons= Isaac's Sons), you are the target.

As one of Neo-Neocon's commenters wrote several years ago, the best way to deceive one's real target is to target the population he is hidden within.

Blogger Ska_Boss December 02, 2020 11:55 AM  

Project Veritas has been sued multiple times and AFAIK has won every case. He has done his due diligence, you know, like an actual reporter in a news organization should.

Blogger Chip Hazard December 02, 2020 12:08 PM  


I don't like (((them))), either. They can call me whatever they like, as long as they don't call me late for mealtime.

Blogger Dafo December 02, 2020 12:11 PM  

Police: sorry were defunded.

Blogger Maniac December 02, 2020 2:05 PM  

"Unless O'Keefe kidnapped a CNN employee and drove him across state lines before torturing him[.]"

If only.

Blogger Azimus December 02, 2020 7:11 PM  

Is JOK his real name? Odd initials. Either way, he givesme hope in the millenials

Blogger Karen took the Kids December 02, 2020 9:52 PM  

He's trying at least. God bless him

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