Housing is a Civil Right

Housing is a Civil Right

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

KingCast/Mortgage Movies Sees Another Abusive Seattle Area Eviction at Discovery Heights.

Note: On further review it might not be Laura Thomassen... just her Evil Twin.
They will have much more to concern themselves with soon from what I hear.

First of all, anytime someone is uncomfortable in front of a camera my hackles go up. If you're on the up and up there's no need to be uncomfortable, but these two characters sure were.  The one on the right -- Keisha Washington -- kept fidgeting like a two year-old and the one on the left -- whom I believe to be Laura Thomassen -- actually told me "I don't know why you're taking pictures of me because I'm not with them."

Come to find out she's the freaking property manger, right. Whatever her name is, she was clearly "with them" so why tell a bald-faced lie?  And frankly if you'll lie about your identity you'll lie about anything.

Now then, in response to my Meaningful Movies/Company Town video someone wrote that they could live anywhere they wish.

I responded thusly:

Of course you can move where you wish, but the point is that many people who already live in these company cities are being displaced by bullshit evictions so that they can jack up the rents.  I just witnessed another one at Discovery Heights near Blakely Hall where I shot this video. Stay tuned for THAT video on or about today, 18 April 2018.


OK so in this case basically the tenant claimed there was a glitch in the system when she went to pay the rent using an automated system, I believe it was ACH. She was on vacation and had not been late on rent since signing up for the system last June or July. Discovery Heights puts on Hearsay testimony that someone reviewed the system and that there was no problem. Meanwhile the tenant testified that she had no idea about the three-day notice. Once she got notice she claims she tried to pay but they played the shell game with the file even though Keisha had told her she could pay the money. Then a 10 Day Notice was sent out on 7 March 2018. 

The notice offered an opportunity to cure. 

Moreover, Keisha Washington left a voicemail on the 14th. I have listened to the voicemail and she states"
"Today is the day we send everything over to legal over to eviction and I'm trying to avoid that by trying to get in contact with you please call me today please call us with a plan for what you are going to do with your rental payment."

From the Tenant's court filing:

On March 14 Discovery West Management (Lakeisha Washington) left a voice message saying it was her second phone call. She said rent is late and she was sending my file to the law firm by the end of the day. The Defendant called her back within 30 minutes of the message. No one answered therefore the Defendant left a voice message indicating she wants to clear this up immediately and asked for clarification about payment method. There was no return call from Ms. Washington by the end of day. The Defendant subsequently called again the following day and left another message as well as sending an email.

Ms. Washington called back Thursday afternoon. The Defendant was told that the law office was already drafting paperwork to commence eviction and the management company could not accept payment. This was of course several days prior to the final date of the Ten Day Notice of March 19, 2018.

The Defendant asked why there was no return call from the prior day as she wanted to get the issue cleared up before sending the file to the attorney office.
Note: The Tenant has apparently miscalculated the 10-day Notice cutoff by two days but in any event she claims that they played the shell game with the file and didn't actually provide  any way for her to tender the money prior to the expiration of the 10 day period.

So on 23 March the tenant -- a mother of two young children -- delivered a Certified check, which was rejected.


Curiously, as I watched this hearing today no one mentioned the 10 Day Notice, only the 3 Day Notice.

To me the question is, does the 10 Day Notice supersede the 3 Day Notice, and if so why would the Court rule against the Tenant when the Tenant provided uncontroverted testimony that the landlord never actually provided a payment method and instead played the shell game with the file, i.e. "oh the lawyers have it, oh, wait no they don't, ok yes they do....."

This type of abuse is a major issue in Somerville MA (Boston) too... I used to live there.

After the hearing today I asked Ryan Weatherstone if he thought his client acted in Good Faith. He said yes. I respectfully disagree. Then I asked all of them how much they will jack up the rent in the subject unit now that they have an eviction.  In return I got ice-grilled.  

The Tenant informs that they had already jacked the rent $300 in her unit for April.

I look forward to watching the Appeal and where the case goes from here. Meanwhile wait for the movie after I confirm the identity of the Property Manager.

Monday, April 9, 2018

KingCast and Mortgage Movies Say Congressman Eric Swalwell is Correct on Journalist Protection Act in Today's Hostile World.

As you watch this short video, know that I have worked for the Indianapolis Star and the Ohio Call & Post newspapers. I was a First Amendment Scholar before I finished law school in 1993. The only classes I earned A's in were Constitutional Law and First Amendment Law.

As you review the Journalist Protection Act take time to see how real professionals handle situations like this in a hotly-contested case here in Seattle.

Take a look at some of these more extreme examples. While the actual physicality of these other attacks is in some ways greater than mine, my example is no less egregious. This is particularly true in light of the fact that this was a controlled environment in which we have a highly-established lawyer as the perpetrator.  To compound injury, he and his lawyer both refused to show any contrition or remorse. His lawyer Terry Johnson sits on a panel of the Office of Lawyer Regulation as I now await the final determination as to what should happen to Attorney Rattan. Johnson chided me recently with a comment "You haven't changed one bit."

This from a man who has a history of representing abusive white men of privilege, including a frat that has been banned from College campuses and has actually killed someone.

Well the point folks is that we as journalists don't have to change, especially when we are operating within clearly-prescribed limits of the law. I had never defied any order of this tribunal yet when I questioned why the hearing officer failed to admonish the establishment lawyer he threw me out. Apparently I am not allowed to tell him I will be raising his conduct with the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

As you will see however, this Hearing Examiner was all over me months ago in the same proceeding, issuing warnings that were completely uncalled for.  I'll be suing him soon.

That's a Chilling Thought.

Addendum:  Take a look at the hubris of Terry Johnson and one of the only black attorneys at his new firm, von Briesen attorney William F. Sulton. Terry is upset because he knows he lost to me, it's just a matter of time -- perhaps next month -- when his abusive client gets the final Decision from the OLR as indicated by the Report and Recommendations thumbnail posted above, right.  So that in part explains his thorny nature, even though a bit of contrition from his client or him could have gone a long way they are stubborn and refuse to acknowledge any wrongdoing. They even implied that I doctored the video, LOL guys the OLR found absolutely NO EVIDENCE of that.

Now it comes to Attorney Sulton, who also told me to stop writing the Wisconsin African-American Lawyers group. Terry calls my activity in protecting my personal space and the First Amendment "nuttiness."

But not to be outdone, and promptly echoing the edict of the Massuh' Sulton turns around and says "I'm even worse. Ask around."  I told him "I don't need to ask. I know an Uncle Tom when I see one."  Fools like him are a dime-a-dozen at the slave auctions. I hope he got some knee pads with his signing bonus, right.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

KingCast and Mortgage Movies Reflect on the Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's Assassination: 50 Trumps 45.

Also, I hate it when people fake the funk and have Dr. King and Malcolm X on their walls when they really are corporate shills who use their black robes to screw people and try to keep me from running Courtroom video. King County's own Monica Benton. At least she had to let me in (video) cos I would have sued her happy ass if she hadn't. #JudgeMonicaBenton.  

KingCast: More often than not, I am helping someone, somewhere. 

BTW I told that idiot lawyer representing that idiot lawyer who assaulted me: 

50 years later and not much has changed.. and I'm still waiting on the punishment for Mark W. Rattan 
1 minute ago at 5:22 PM 
To 29 recipients 

Yah Terry, Just stopping in on the 50th Anniversary of my namesake's Assassination to help contextualize things for you: 

1968: Black men and women, lawfully assembled, had to worry about being physically assaulted by white men of privilege. 

2018: Black men and women........

You see Terry this is the part of our Interactive Learning Experience where you use your context clues to fill in the blank. This way I can help you learn more about issues that divide our Country. KingCast: I'm here to help. 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

KingCast Motorsports Gets the Drop on Major Press and Shares with Car and Driver Magazine as 2019 Kia K900 Flagship is Caught in Spy Photos.

Note: This is not about Mortgage Movies per se.
What it is about, is this:

I will shoot my goddamn camera wherever I please, within the bounds of the law.
Believe me, I know the law better than most, as I have won First Amendment trials as an attorney.

So if you think you can get out of your chair as an angry privileged lawyer and attack me for lawfully running video, you are wrong. You will be disciplined and you will be sued.
And I will slam your attorney too. Watch.
#Mark W. Rattan, Esq.
#Terry E. Johnson, Esq.
The swoop: This car was not supposed to be seen prior to 30 March 2018 NY Auto Show.
Just ask the driver, he'll tell ya LOL

I went to Car and Driver with these photos first because I have been reading Car and Driver for forty-five (45) years. Pat Bedard. Don Sherman. Rich Ceppos. David E. Davis is one of the reasons I owned a BMW 2002tii. The (admittedly sexist) Davis 1968 BMW 2002 road test.... Open your hymnals... Olaf the Volvo & Brock Yates..... we owned a Volvo 144S and many more....

Anyway.... Here ya go.
What It Is: Kia’s large flagship sedan, the second-generation K900. The white car was spotted during a commercial shoot in San Diego and snapped by a loyal Car and Driver reader. Meanwhile, Kia released its first two official pictures of the new model, a home-market version of the K900, seen in black.
Why It Matters: It doesn’t, much, in terms of sales volumes. Sedans of all stripes are losing sales to crossovers, and Kia sent only a few hundred units of the K900 to the United States last year in a vain attempt to compete against established $60,000 luxury cars and its own parent company’s Genesis G90, which didn’t receive that much more attention. Rather than follow up with another forgettable design, Kia brought its California studio into the styling mix this time, and the result is quite handsome, although the rear end is so similar to a Mercedes-Benz’s that it looks like it could bolt right onto an S-class. The interior sports an analog clock by fancy Swiss watchmaker Maurice Lacroix, and the LED mood lighting glows in different colors. The new K900 appears more substantial and upscale from every angle.


Platform: The new car shares its bones with the G90—a competent chassis by any measure—and thus should offer improved performance and a more premium experience. According to Kia, the wheelbase is 2.3 inches longer than the outgoing K900 and 2.2 inches shorter than the G90. We hope the new car also will be better to drive; the current K900 is a soggy piece that pales against similarly priced establishment players.
Powertrain: Expect the new K900 to come with the G90’s two engines, a twin-turbo 3.3-liter V-6 with 365 horsepower and a 5.0-liter V-8 boasting 420 ponies. Kia’s 3.8-liter V-6, currently producing 311 horsepower, may return with slightly more power. An eight-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive will be standard, while an AWD badge on the white car’s front fenders shows that four driven wheels will be an option, too.
#Kia #KiaK900 #spyphoto #CarandDriverMagazine #CarandDriver #HearstPublications

Sunday, March 18, 2018

KingCast and Mortgage Movies Support a Call to Action Against HB 2057 - 2017-18.

For those of you who do not know me, please know that I ran a title company in the '00's. Prior to that and after that I also had extensive experience in zoning and land use working for wireless companies including but not limited to Nextel, Sprint, At&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and American Tower, and I have helped settle many first and second mortgage issues via mediation and private discussions. 

So I have more than a clue about what is right and what is wrong. With as much corruption going on in the banking and mortgage industries we turn to HB 2057 - 2017-18 Concerning services and processes available when residential real property is abandoned or in foreclosure. From Neil Garfield's Living Lies.
Bill Summary


Governor Inslee has not signed this bill yet! 

Please contact his office to send a message that he should NOT sign this bill into law in its current form. The bank and foreclosure industry lobbyists had some of their legislator friends make changes to the bill that would clear the way for anyone saying they hold any promissory note, to make it even easier to foreclosure non-judicially. Here is the section with the most important and disturbing changes. 

The words in (( )) will be eliminated from the current law, IF this new bill is signed into law by Governor Inslee. Specifically, the language of RCW 61.24.030(7)(a) on page 2 of the bill: 

(7)(a) That, for residential real property, before the notice of trustee's sale is recorded, transmitted, or served, the trustee shall have proof that the beneficiary is the ((owner)) holder of any promissory note or other obligation secured by the deed of trust. 

A declaration by the beneficiary made under the penalty of perjury stating that the beneficiary is the ((actual)) holder of ((the))any promissory note or other obligation secured by the deed of trust shall be sufficient proof as required under this subsection. By changing "owner" to "holder" means the servicer bank asserting authority to foreclose, does not have to own the underlying debt. By changing "the promissory note" to "any promissory note" the legislature is allowing the servicer bank to only have a copy of the promissory note, a negotiable instrument. 

Can a bank cash a copy of a personal check? Nope. 

But, this legislature is going to allow a bank to foreclose their lien using only a copy of a negotiable instrument. This is not acceptable and a complete capitulation by the legislature and the so-called homeowner advocates involved in crafting this bill, to the bank and foreclosure industry in Washington State. Contact page for Governor Inslee.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

KingCast and Mortgage Movies See Wisconsin Bar Set to Slam White Wells Fargo Lawyer who Attacked Black Journalist.

Like I said Bubba: Put your finger down. Sit down. 
And keep your fucking hands off of my equipment and me.


As you can see by the 6 March 2018 letter from the Wisconsin Office of Lawyer Regulation (hereinafter, "OLR,") the handwriting is finally on the wall in a heinous disciplinary action.  Mark Rattan -- that pompous asshole who put his hands on my equipment and me while I was lawfully running video in Referee James J. Winiarski's hearing is going to receive public discipline on his record, as well he should. Wait until I get done suing his ass too. All in due course. These people need to learn a lesson, and I am just the person to teach it to them.

A detractor of mine once said to me, 

"You can't make your life just suing people who don't suit you." 

To that I say: 

"I don't just sue people who don't suit me. As a progressive black man in this Country who has actually won Civil Rights trials I would have about eleventy-billion lawsuits filed against people if I were that reactionary, LOL fool.  That being said, however, I reserve the right to sue anyone who actually violates my fundamental rights, or those of my people. Further, I will do it in a heartbeat and I will do it with a vengeance." 

Now then, it is indeed refreshing to note that Mark W. Rattan, the sanctimonious, bigoted, hegemonic, nouveau riche Wells Fargo attorney who assaulted me (raw video) at the Wendy Alison Nora OLR disciplinary witch-hunt hearing a year ago will be sanctioned.

His lawyer Terry E. johnson should also be sanctioned for failure to sign pleadings. I proved that too, but let's see what happens to this cheeseball who was clearly brought in to the picture for his influence because he sits on an OLR Committee.... he even tried to say that I altered the video. Jesus Christ on a Bicycle dude, grow up.

I’m sure his new law firm (vonBriesen) is “having fun” with this… Terry recently told me to "have fun" too, so I want to be sure that he and his people are "having fun," as well, as I finish whupping his fucking arrogant ass, quite publicly. 

Or did I?  It's so hard to understand, what with him not actually signing any Pleadings and such, so how can I beat someone who never signed any Pleadings, LOL.

What a hot mess, right?

So anyway KingCast was again correct about ethical violations committed by an establishment Judge or lawyer. Remember this: I am always correct. Theese white men of privilege harm many people, all the time. Often is is their own white women who catch it the worst -- I know it 'cos they tell me --  but that's a topic of discussion for another day, yah.

For now let's just finish the ass-whupping I started.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

KingCast Sees Old Pals Federal Judge Ronald B. Leighton & Zurich Insurance Attorney Lesley J. Fleming Caught on Ethics Probe.

U.S. Department of Justice following KingCast to see how dirty Judge Ronald B. Leighton and Lesley J. Fleming really are. Or are they following to see if they can shut me down.

Silly Judge. He can't hide from KingCast and the U.S. House and Senate. 

 Bozgoz v. Essakhi et al Judge Leighton corrupt and protecting his former intern Lesley J. Fleming and Zurich Insurance. All of them are completely corrupt and violating the ADA to boot. Not to mention Conflict of Laws because I have personally filed on behalf of an infirm person with a PoA. See my successful Motion to Intervene in Shafer v. Bremby, 3:12-CV-00039 (CT 2012).

Now of course the Court allowed Defendant Bremby and the white CT AG to lie through their teeth and throw us out of Court, but at least we got to play. Here they don’t even bother with the pretense. Prejudiced…. hell yes. That’s about the only thing the Court got accurate and True.
Get this, Judge Ronald B. Leighton is wrong on the Law, fancy that. A Power of Attorney for an infirm person has a right to Represent. How do I know for sure? Read my fucking email above as POA for my Mom. 

Leighton is in violation of the general rules and principles of informed consent…. he and Zurich Attorney Lesley J. Fleming know full well that she was his goddamn clerk and 13 years ago is hardly a lifetime. It should have been disclosed. And that is in violation of the State law on Appearance of Impropriety too. This dude is a Piece of Work. 

Judge Leighton also glossed over the fact that he was Attorney Fleming’s direct boss. “She worked in the Courthouse 13 years ago.” Motion for Reconsideration and Appeal on Conflict of Laws, I say. Just my opinion.

6 March 2018 Update--Zurich and their sleaze ball friends 
at Pierce County are back for another visit.

Love me some Roger Federer.... GOAT, no doubt. No offense to Laver or Tilden but Jesus Roger is a god.  Watch the Wimbledon drop shot at 4:41. Wuuut?  Hate me some Zurich Insurance though, yes. Now if you'll excuse me I have some Notices to prepare for dozens of elected officials, especially those on the Justice Committees. 

KingCast Mortgage Movies see Zurich Insurance checking in on their investment in crime with Judge Ronald B. Leighton and Lesley J. Fleming 

Get your background here.
As noted, Pierce County Judge Stanley Rumbaugh ran roughshod over the Constitution, Free Press and Civil Rights laws and principles on two (2) distinct cases I started following a year or so ago. In one of them he screwed a family after their matriarch sustained a broken neck because of a contracted Pierce County driver. 

The family -- by and through a PTSD military-background advocate -- noted collusion in the case and filed a RICO Action in the Seattle Federal District Court to escape the oppression coming from the dirtiest County in the State, right. 

But alas, the hillbilly Justice mavens manifest this time through Judge Ronald B. Leighton, who has abused his discretion in recent history by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. This guy went and cherry-picked the case and brought it right back down to his home turf where he basically stomped it out and dismissed the entire thing, taking not to give her leave to amend, because that's where he fucked up in Sheidler v. Avery, 599 Fed.Appx. 688 (2015). 
He did this because Zurich defense Counsel Lesley Fleming is an old friend of his, a former law clerk. The same Lesley Fleming who wagged her finger in my face as noted in the video, right. The two of them have some nerve, and they almost got away clean. But not quite. This is going to leave a mark, and multiple people will be filing Ethics Complaints on both of them. From Sheidler:
"However, the district court abused its discretion in dismissing the first amended complaint without leave to amend. See U.S. v. Corinthian Colleges, 655 F.3d 984, 995 (9th Cir.2011) (“[D]ismissal without leave to amend is improper unless it is clear, upon de novo review, that the complaint could not be saved by any amendment.” (internal citation and quotation marks omitted)). See Akhtar v. Mesa, 698 F.3d 1202, 1212 (9th Cir.2012) (“A district court should not dismiss a pro se complaint unless it is absolutely clear that the deficiencies of the complaint could not be cured by amendment.” (citation and internal quotation marks omitted)). 
We therefore reverse and remand to allow Scheidler an opportunity to amend his complaint. Moreover, the district court did not address the merits of Scheidler's petition for review of the Board of Tax Appeal's September 6, 2012 decision, which Scheidler incorporated by reference into his amended complaint. Nor did the district court decline to exercise supplemental jurisdiction. See City of Chicago v. Int'l Coll. of Surgeons, 522 U.S. 156, 168–69, 118 S.Ct. 523, 139 L.Ed.2d 525 (1997) (supplemental jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. § 1367 extends to review of state administrative agency determinations). We therefore reverse *690 and remand for review of the agency decision." 
 .....Anyway, in this case for them to have the nerve to run a game like that, and nearly get away clean, is just a study in abject horror. The funny part of course is that in her research about incestuous deals like this where the appearance of impropriety has been shattered, Ms. Bozgoz found the forced recusal of one Landa B. McCafferty that I caused on a First Amendment case several years ago as noted in the video. I had sued Kelly Ayotte during her ascension to her one-term as U.S. Senator because she threw me out of a publicly-advertised fundraiser that was clearly a public event.  On-duty regular Nashua, NH PD were there to cover it -- not Detail cops on private time, right, duh.

Anyway McCafferty worked underneath my opposing Counsel Jack Middleton, I discovered. And so did Senator Ayotte, I discovered. But much like the litigants in this case, I only discovered it after I was fucked, and the Court basically laughs at you because that's what they are designed to do. Screw little people 85% of the time, give them a break every now and then to create the appearance of a Just and Civilized Society. 

Don't believe the hype. These people are sick. Basically, robed criminals. Stay tuned for Pt.2 where we learn more about Attorney Flemings conduct in this case. It's a doozy and got her removed from the case, but that was just damage control.  I'm about to blow the cover on that, too.

KingCast v. McCafferty Video.
KingCast v. McCafferty Motion to Recuse.