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  • Chicago Judge Gives Woman Charged In Facebook Live Hate Crime A Shocking Sentence

    12/09/2017 3:07:37 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 23 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 12/9/17
    The first of four adults charged in January with the hate crime of a white special needs 18-year-old has been freed on probation in what many people are likely to believe is a rather light sentence compared to the crime. Brittany Covington narrated a Facebook Live video showing the special needs teen being tortured and humiliated in the Chicago apartment she shared with her sister Tanishia, who is still behind bars in this matter along with co-defendants Tesfaye Cooper and Jordan Hill.
  • Democratic women in Senate call on Franken to resign

    12/06/2017 9:37:02 AM PST · by research99 · 43 replies
    KMSP Fox 9 ^ | December 6, 2017 | Al Franken
    At least seven Democratic women in the U.S. Senate are calling on Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota to resign after the latest allegation of sexual misconduct was published Wednesday morning. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Sen. Mazie Hirono‏ of Hawaii, Sen. Maggie Hassan‏ of New Hampshire, Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, Sen. Kamala Harris of California and Sen. Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin each released statements or social media messages calling on Franken to resign. In the latest allegation, a woman told POLITICO that Franken tried to forcibly kiss her following a taping of his...
  • In wake of Weinstein, men wonder if hugging women still OK

    12/04/2017 1:37:45 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 100 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 4, 4:28 PM EST | By JOHN ROGERS
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Steve Wyard thought he knew what sexual harassment looked like: a put-out-or-lose-your-job overture. Now he's not so sure. "Have we gotten to the point now where men can't say, 'That's a nice dress' or 'Did you do something with your hair?'" says the veteran sales associate for a Los Angeles company. "The potential problem is you can't even feel safe saying, 'Good morning' anymore." But he says his wife, the CEO at a health maintenance organization, got a complaint from a woman just last month who believed a fellow employee was getting too personal. "It turned...
  • Pro-Life 15-Year-Old Punched in Face

    12/03/2017 12:58:31 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 23 replies ^ | Dec 03, 2017 | Timothy Meads
    Students for Life of America has released a disgusting new video showing a 15-year-old pro-life student who was punched in the face by an unidentified woman after standing outside a Planned Parenthood in an effort to prevent abortions. Purity Thomas is a member of Students for Life of America, in Roanoke, Virginia. On Saturday, she was praying and speaking to women in hopes of changing their hearts and saving their children from abortion near a Planned Parenthood abortion facility. Suddenly, a bystander walked up threateningly to Purity. The woman claimed she would "beat her up" and "f**k her up", according...
  • Nancy Pelosi: Sham 'Shero'

    11/28/2017 10:06:29 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 9 replies ^ | Nov 29, 2017 | Michelle Malkin
    Finally, Nancy Pelosi's faux feminist veneer has fully cracked. The Democratic "shero" is, and always has been, a sham. But after Pelosi's incoherent babblefest on "Meet the Press" defending accused groper John Conyers and clown-cad Al Franken, the progressive left can no longer mask her partisan perv apologism. Pelosi milked her XX chromosomes for all their electoral worth. Her official biography brags about her role as "the most powerful woman in American politics" and her induction into the National Women's Hall of Fame. Over three decades on Capitol Hill, she has scooped up Ms. Magazine's Woman of the Year award,...
  • Rand Paul indicates politics may have played a role in assault

    11/28/2017 11:32:01 AM PST · by jazusamo · 56 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 28, 2017tt | Sally Persons
    In his first interview since being attacked outside his home earlier this month, Sen. Rand Paul said he thinks politics may have been a factor in why he was targeted by his neighbor. It may have some relevance, but for the most part, the real question should be are you allowed to attack someone from behind in their yard when theyre out mowing their grass? Mr. Paul, Kentucky Republican, said on Fox News in an interview that aired Tuesday.
  • I was assaulted by a taxi driver; not sure what to do

    11/27/2017 4:38:10 AM PST · by proud American in Canada · 110 replies
    Hi, I am a longtime FReeper and just needed to talk to someone. I will not post and run, but I must say, I am just getting into bed. I had to go to the hospital because I slipped on our hardwood stairs, and my head hit the wall. I had a headache that would not quit, no matter how much ice I put on it. I even took a half of a tramadol that I got a couple of years after I fell on the ice in our rural Canadian driveway; nothing helped. The hospital told me that the...
  • Al Franken still hasnt denied grabbing women

    11/25/2017 4:53:56 AM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/24/17 | Amber Phillips
    Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) has waded into the murky waters of trying to apologize for inappropriately touching women while asserting that he didn't intentionally do anything wrong. And yet Franken hasn't denied any of the accusations against him, leaving the door open to the possibility that he is a serial groper. In one week, reports have surfaced of four women accusing Franken of inappropriately touching them. Three women have said that while he was campaigning or was a sitting senator, he grabbed their buttocks while they posed for photos. (The two most recent accusations came from anonymous women who...
  • Beverly Hills police investigating (one dozen) Hollywood sex assault cases

    11/24/2017 3:57:58 AM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/23/17 | PETER SBLENDORIO
    Law enforcement officials in Beverly Hills are currently investigating a dozen sexual assault cases regarding people within the entertainment industry, including Harvey Weinstein and James Toback, police said. The Beverly Hills Police Department declined to release the identities of any of the others who are being investigated, but confirmed there are presently 12 open cases. "We take these allegations very seriously and are actively investigating them," a police spokeswoman said in a statement to the Daily News.
  • Champion for rape reform faces new ordeal after distancing herself from Franken

    11/22/2017 6:51:30 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 19 replies ^ | 11/22/17 | Brandon Stahl
    When sexual harassment allegations surfaced last week against U.S. Sen. Al Franken, Abby Honold was shaken. Franken, who had written a bill with Honold to help rape victims like herself, was now himself the focus of misconduct allegations. Honold decided she needed a different sponsor, fearing that legislation with Frankens name attached could be doomed. I was not willing to sacrifice the future of the bill and have it associated in any way with someone accused of something like that, Honold said. But when Honolds decision made national headlines, and she wrote an editorial in the Washington Post to explain...
  • Rand Pauls Wife: Troubled Neighbor Carried Out Blindside Attack On My Husband

    11/22/2017 10:37:33 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 51 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/22/2017 | Amber Athey
    Rand Pauls wife, Dr. Kelley Paul, eviscerated the media and the neighbor who attacked her husband in an opinion piece for CNN. Senator Paul, a Republican from Kentucky, was the victim of a vicious attack on November 3rd. His neighbor reportedly tackled him from behind and left him with six broken ribs, three displaced ribs, a pleural effusion, and pneumonia. Kelley writes in CNN that since the attack, her husband has not taken a single breath without pain. As his wife, I have been distraught over seeing him suffer like this, she says. There have been several nights where I...
  • Walmart fires employee for subduing burglary suspect

    11/22/2017 8:23:55 AM PST · by simpson96 · 43 replies ^ | 11/21/2017 | Rob Low
    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- A 31-year-old Colorado man says Walmart fired him for doing his job. Ramon asked his last name and hometown not be used, not because he fears retaliation from Walmart, but because he's worried about the countless shoplifters he helped the Commerce City Police Department arrest as an asset protection associate for the nation's largest retailer. Ramon was fired Nov. 10 after subduing a store burglary suspect four days earlier. "All I was trying to do was do my job, the best I could," Ramon said. Surveillance video shows Ramon getting sucker punched in the eye by...
  • Student who Stole a MAGA Hat Off Someone's Head Faces Year in Jail

    11/22/2017 7:43:44 AM PST · by Bon of Babble · 59 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/21/2017 | Rob Shimshock
    A college student in California who stole a Make America Great Again hat off of another students head faces up to a year in jail, according to a Tuesday report.
  • Twin Cities Sexual Assault Victim Doesn't Want Franken's Name on Legislation

    11/16/2017 6:52:55 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 17 replies ^ | 11/16/17 | Ryan Raiche
    The Twin Cities woman who helped Senator Al Franken draft a new bill to aid sexual assault victims now hopes someone else can champion the legislation. The bill was designed to provide funding for training first responders on ways of interviewing victims who have been traumatized. Just last month, Abby Honold stood side-by-side with Franken at a press conference announcingthe bill. Then came the bombshell report Thursday morning. A Los Angeles radio anchor said Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. Leeann Tweedenalso said Franken posed for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept...
  • Sen. Al Franken and Sexual Assault Lets See Who Blinks First

    11/16/2017 11:50:34 AM PST · by davikkm · 16 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    As news breaks that Senator Al Franken was sexually inappropriate with journalist Leeann Tweeden whilst on a USO tour in 2006, its time to see if the Democrats and Republicans are really as concerned by the Roy Moore allegations as they claim to be, or whether it is just a feeble attempt to remove a conservative from the race. Consider that for one of the suspects, there is no evidence, and for the other, there is a photograph of him groping her breasts while she sleeps aboard a C17 on her way back from entertaining the troops. It will be...
  • Photo: Journalist Leann Tweeden Accuses Sen. Al Franken of Fondling, Kissing Her Without Consent

    11/16/2017 9:28:30 AM PST · by safetysign · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/16/2017 | John Nolte
    Leeann Tweeden, a journalist who anchors the morning news at TalkRadio 790 KABC in Los Angeles, California, is accusing Senator Al Franken (D-MN) of fondling her while asleep and shoving his tongue down her throat without her consent. At the time, December of 2006, Tweeden had a boyfriend (who is now her husband) and was on a two week USO Tour with the then-55-year-old Franken and others. Included in her article is a photograph that clearly shows the Democrat Senator grabbing her breasts while she is asleep.
  • Bill Clinton should have resigned

    11/15/2017 8:49:16 AM PST · by C19fan · 30 replies
    Vox ^ | November 15, 2017 | Matthew Yglesias
    Many years ago, when I was a high school student making my first visit to Washington for a two-week summer camp for weird politics dorks, the dominant news story was then-President Bill Clintons August 17, 1998, admission that despite earlier denials, he did have a relationship with Miss Lewinsky that was not appropriate. In fact, Clinton conceded, it was wrong, and it constituted a critical lapse in judgment and a personal failure on my part for which I am solely and completely responsible.
  • Long Before Assault Allegations, Roy Moore Betrayed Conservatism (Barf Alert)

    11/14/2017 10:45:45 AM PST · by Mafe · 43 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 14, 2017 | John Daniel Davidson
    On Monday, a fifth woman came forward with allegations that Roy Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 16 years old and he was a prosecutor in Etowah County, Ala. The accusations to date are both plausible and disgusting. When Moore was in his early thirties, he allegedly sought out and sexually assaulted numerous teenage girls, including a 14-year-old. Moore has denied it, sort of, although his weird interview with Sean Hannity on Friday left the strong impression that the charges are most likely true. Yet its hard to understand why voters in Alabama are only just now realizing that...
  • John Travolta is accused of sexual battery by a 21-year-old masseur who claims [tr]

    11/14/2017 6:02:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 14, 2017 | Valerie Edwards
    John Travolta has been named in a criminal complaint by a 21-year-old masseur who accused the actor of sexual battery that reportedly took place in 2000. According to the bombshell police report, the masseur alleged that Travolta groped his bare buttocks and indecently exposed himself during a deep body massage at the LaQuinta Hotel in Palm Springs, California. During the alleged incident, Travolta, 63, also made lewd remarks about gay fantasies while at the hotel's spa facility around 1.30am on February 15, 2000.
  • Moore Trouble: Trump Voter Accuses Roy Moore of sexual assault

    11/13/2017 3:31:40 PM PST · by Mafe · 59 replies
    Town ^ | November 13, 2017 | Guy Benson
    As we reported earlier, a new accuser has come forward against Roy Moore; she's leveled the most serious allegations to date against the Alabama Republican Senate nominee. In an emotional statement, Beverly Young says Moore often flirted with her at the restaurant where she worked as a 15- and 16-year-old -- at which he was a regular customer -- even signing her high school year book with an inscription that called her "beautiful." One night, when her boyfriend was late picking her up, Moore offered to drive her home. Rather than doing so, she says, he pulled his car into...