|John Hoff pictured with his "weapon"|
This is a post about a blogger who has been branded as a "Bully Blogger." Recently in Minnesota, there was a conference held on the topic of blogging. The following is a copy of some comments submitted to this blog for a previous post...
topic was on 10 things for bloggers to avoid so you don't get sued. And Johnny Northside was the example of how not to blog. John Hoff does most of the things the media attorney says you should not do, which is why he got sued.As stated many times, the purpose of this blog is to allow the public (especially those living close to John Hoff) to see what kind of a risk John Hoff poses to anyone who may come in contact with him either via the Internet or in person. It has been well documented that anyone who questions, challenges or calls him out, are sure to face his wrath. The "wrath" I speak of is what Hoff himself has termed, "First Amendment Retaliate" (click HERE to read the actual email written by Hoff where he issued the threat).
Hoff has been on a tear in recent weeks after a Minnesota Appeals Court reversed a District courts ruling after a jury decided he should have to pay $60,000 in damages for carrying out a plan to get someone fired (note: that person was someone Hoff knew and had challenged him).
Click HERE to read about that case. The result of the ruling being reversed was predictable with what the public expected Hoff to do. He understood the ruling to mean he was now free to say anything he wanted about anyone he wanted and there is nothing that would prevent him from doing so. That last part is NOT an opinion. It is a fact based off of the comments that Hoff submitted to this blog just hours after the ruling was announced. Here are the comments Hoff submitted: Click HERE for that post with his comments.
Johnny Northside! said...
Right, Jerry Moore is so peripherally involved that he's being sued by the victims of the mortgage fraud. (End sarcasm font)
How many times did you predict a victory like this would never come for Johnny Northside?
Who is your big monkey daddy now, Jim Watkins, you whining little non-entity and friend of fraudsters? HA!!!! Say hi to your friend Thomas Balko in PRISON. I have plenty more to write about HIM.
I am sorry for the repeated history lesson to reader with the above content but, it is important for new readers to know before reading about Hoff's latest cyber attack.
Less than an hour ago, I got an email from WordPress that contained a copy of comments that were just posted to an article I wrote four years ago. It is no secret I am no longer active in the real estate investment world largely due to the real estate collapse. None of that matters to Hoff, who is on a personal mission to "First Amendment Retaliate" against Me (Jim Watkins) as is pointed out above in the comments Hoff submitted to this blog on August 20, 2012.
I am posting a copy of the entire email that I received from WordPress that includes Hoff's IP address and other identifying facts included in it. I am curious to know the reactions of readers after seeing what Hoff said. Your comments, as always are welcomed. The following link will take you to the comments section of the article I wrote and you will find Hoff has commented twice. He commented four years ago with a link to his site as well as what he submitted today.
Link to Hoff's comments Update: The blog administrator has apparently already removed Hoff's comments. I would guess that they were deemed not having any use towards the topic of the post. Regardless, below is what I received from WordPress.
New comment on your post "Bullets in the Stucco: An Investor's Tale"
Author : John Hoff (IP: 188.8.131.52 , alnmspsrvz4ts105-dmz.mycingular.net)
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
URL : http://www.johnnynorthside.com
Whois : http://whois.arin.net/rest/ip/184.108.40.206
Oh, how the mighty have fallen. Check out the link to Jim's DFW Mentor site. It's now completely in Chinese. Looks like he didn't hang on to the URL.
What IS Jim doing? He runs a weird, slimy stalker blog called The Misadventures of Johnny Northside dedicated to trashing a guy (me) who isn't afraid to live in North Minneapolis, is trying to make the neighborhood better, and doesn't run away like a little fraidy cat when the going gets tough.
You can see all comments on this post here:
Trash it: http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/wp-admin/comment.php?action=trash&c=110735
Spam it: http://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/wp-admin/comment.php?action=spam&c=110735
Time to post comment: 10.75 minutes
If not for the fact that I have never gotten into trouble legally, I would have probably not have continued on with this blog and my efforts to prevent the world's biggest Bully Blogger, John Hoff from attacking others just because, he feels he has a right to do so.