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  • Laws and Politicians are made to be broken

    03/28/2014 8:50:28 PM PDT · by Noremac · 14 replies
    Blasted Fools ^ | March 28, 2014 | Richard Cameron
    Photo Credit - (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group) Living in the Tarnished State is a gift that just keeps giving. A most amazing, but not terribly surprising event was reported in varying degrees of detail over the last 24 hours, about a California Democrat State Senator – a major gun-control advocate. The Los Angeles Times summarizes the headline: State Sen. Leland Yee (D-San Francisco) and a San Francisco figure known as "Shrimp Boy" were arrested Wednesday as part of a public corruption probe after a series of raids by federal and gang task force officials, the FBI confirmed. Yee,...
  • A Whole Lotta Democratic Corruption Going On

    03/28/2014 4:49:26 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 28, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Has Nancy Pelosi seen a newspaper lately? (Pro tip, hon: Like the Obamacare monstrosity, you have to read it to find out what's in it.) I'd love to see her face in the wake of the veritable epidemic of Democratic corruption now sweeping the country. Pelosi's blink count must be off the charts. I'm going to make it easy on Pelosi and put all of the latest cases in one handy rogue's gallery reference list. But let's not be naive. It's clear to me that the Barack Obama/Eric Holder DOJ is clearing the decks before the midterms. Prediction: The FBI's...
  • How TV Censorship Works for Democrats

    04/09/2014 4:15:04 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 13 replies
    Townhall ^ | Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    On April 1, Washington Mayor Vincent Gray was denied a second term, defeated in the primary by upstart city councilwoman Muriel Bowser. The beginning of the end came on March 10, when U.S. Attorney Ronald Machen struck a plea bargain with a wealthy businessman who confessed he'd spent $668,000 on an illegal "shadow campaign" to fund get-out-the-vote efforts that helped Gray win the mayoral office in 2010. So the corrupt mayor of America's most important city is thrown out. A political scandal? The same networks that were utterly breathless over the local story of Gov. Chris Christie's aides slowing traffic...
  • Twofer: MAIG Mayors going to prison (Don’t drop the soap, boys)

    10/16/2013 8:27:30 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 3 replies
    Guns Save Life.com ^ | October 15, 2013
    Twofer: MAIG Mayors going to prison (Don’t drop the soap, boys) October 15, 2013 It’s been a busy week for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG) group of gun-grabbing mayors. First up, Filthy Filner, the San Diego Mayor who had a reputation for sexually harassing lots of lots of ladies, pled guilty to some reduced charges. Rumor had it his plea was to avoid convictions with the word “sexual” in them.
  • Domestic violence aide accuses Filner

    08/27/2013 6:15:49 PM PDT · by South40 · 14 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 8/27/2013 | Trent Seibert
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner grabbed a domestic violence advocate by the head to kiss her forehead and groped at a name tag on her chest, according to attorney Dan Gilleon, who is representing the woman.
  • FILNER RESIGNS, EXIT DEAL OK'D

    08/23/2013 5:51:58 PM PDT · by BAW · 67 replies
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | August 23, 2013 | Craig Gustafson
    Bob Filner announced his resignation Friday as San Diego’s 35th mayor following a tumultuous six weeks in which lurid allegations of repeated sexual misconduct against women crippled his ability to lead and turned him into a subject of national ridicule. Filner will to step down on Aug. 30 as part of a deal approved Friday afternoon by the City Council on a 7-0 vote in closed session that limits his legal and financial exposure stemming from a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by a former aide. In a dramatic appearance before the council, Filner was both apologetic yet defiant, lashing out...
  • Smiling Faces sometimes pretend to be your friend; F. Filner, K. Gosnell, Jim Carey, Michelle Obama

    08/22/2013 11:56:16 AM PDT · by lee martell · 38 replies
    Aug, 22, 2013 | Lee Martell
    "Please, don't smile, you're creeping me out." Have you ever met or seen someone who strikes you as being dishonest or untrustworthy. This person seems aware that they repulse most people, and they overcompensate by trying to disarm you with a wide toothy grin. Sometimes our first impressions are wrong. I have often met folks who seemed cold or detached upon introduction, only to find out they have great compassion, but will take their time warming up to others. Most national leaders around the globe know this about dealing with americans. If you want to make friends with an American,...
  • Report: San Diego Mayor Filner to resign

    08/22/2013 10:12:51 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 26 replies
    Report: San Diego Mayor Filner to resign By Blake Neff - 08/22/13 12:38 PM ET San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will resign, according to a local television station. Filner, who has been accused of sexual harassment and improper sexual advances by 17 women, has been in mediation talks on his future. ABC 10 News in San Diego reported the former congressman had reached a deal in which he will leave office. Filner has been under enormous pressure to resign in California and in Washington, where many of his former colleagues have torched him with criticism. The mayor faces the possibility...
  • San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has Resigned!

    08/23/2013 3:45:52 PM PDT · by South40 · 57 replies
    San Diego City Council Meeting | 8/24/2013
    I am watching the local city council meeting in San Diego and Filner has resigned, effective August 30, 2013.
  • San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to Resign (Filthy is out)

    08/22/2013 9:44:43 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 36 replies
    Channel 7 San Diego ^ | 8/22/2013 | Wendy Fry, Gene Cubbison and R. Stickney
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has agreed to resign as part of a deal reached this week with city officials, NBC 7 News has learned. Filner, spotted leaving City Hall with packing boxes Wednesday night, will formally vacate the office following a closed session of City Council Friday, according to several sources.
  • Filner could be out by Friday

    08/22/2013 9:33:35 AM PDT · by South40 · 5 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 8/21/2013 | Craig Gustafson & Mark Walker
    Mayor Bob Filner reached a proposed settlement agreement with his legal adversaries Wednesday that likely sets the stage for the end of his brief, scandal-plagued tenure as San Diego’s 35th mayor. The tentative agreement centers around a lawsuit filed against the mayor and the city by a former Filner aide who accused him of sexual harassment and unwanted sexual advances. Three days of mediation — overseen by retired federal judge J. Lawrence Irving — ended late Wednesday when a group of lawyers and city leaders led by City Attorney Jan Goldsmith emerged from behind closed doors to announce a deal...
  • Allred: 'No Pay-Off for Filner in Deal' (The RAT perp gets paid?)

    08/22/2013 3:47:38 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    8/22/13 | Monica Garske
    With embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s resignation on the horizon, some of the women leading the charge say they don't want Filner's resignation to come at the expense of San Diego taxpayers. Filner has agreed to resign as part of a deal reached this week in mediation with city officials, NBC 7 News learned on Thursday. The deal requires approval of the City Council in closed session Friday, which has some speculating the city may be asked to pay Filner’s defense fees in a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by his former employee, Irene McCormack Jackson. Her attorney Gloria Allred...
  • CNN: Spa owner says groped by Filner

    08/21/2013 10:46:11 AM PDT · by South40 · 13 replies
    Businesswoman claims Filner put his hands on her behind while they were being photographed A prominent businesswoman came forward today as the 18th woman to accuse San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment. Dianne York, president and CEO of The Spa of La Jolla, told CNN that during a meeting with Filner three months ago, he put his hands on her buttocks while a photo was being taken and others were present in the room.
  • WH: Obama Has No Comment on Bob Filner

    08/20/2013 11:34:47 AM PDT · by don-o · 20 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | August 20, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the president didn't have a comment on the ongoing Bob Filner sex scandal:
  • “We shall overcome”: San Diegans rally … in support of Bob Filner

    08/19/2013 7:33:11 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 18 replies
    Granted, it was only a few dozen people. Granted, the rally against Filner was bigger, and public opinion is running seven to one in favor of resignation. "Organizer and immigrant rights activist Enrique Morones said Filner backers would no longer stay silent." “These joint community members of color, veterans, environmentalists, educators, women’s rights, gays, civil rights, labor, human rights, unions, neighborhoods, immigration and many more — we stand united in stopping the public mockery of our judicial system,” Morones said. “Due process for Mayor Filner and due process for the accusers.”… "Suzie Ditmars, of the Committee on the Status of...
  • Supporters rally for embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (RAT perp 'far more than sloppy kisses')

    08/19/2013 2:18:26 PM PDT · by Libloather · 11 replies
    NBC News ^ | 8/19/13 | Jeff Black
    A diverse group of supporters rallied in front of San Diego City Hall on Monday, calling for voters and the media not to prejudge embattled Mayor Bob Filner, who is accused of sexual harassment, faces a recall effort as well as federal and local investigations. "Let’s get back to business of moving the region forward with Mayor Bob Filner,” said organizer and human activist Enrique Morones, who was led the rally, which was staged in front of reporters. Morones was joined by other supporters, including campaign volunteers, former city officials and other activists, many of them women, including one who...
  • Sexual Harassment Allegations Fuel Bid to Recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

    08/18/2013 5:33:44 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 18, 2013 | Dean Schabner
    A petition drive to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner got underway today, trying to oust the man who has been accused of sexual harassment by 16 women. The mayor's opponents turned out all over the city, including at a local marathon, trying to get the nearly 102,000 signatures they need to collect by Sept. 26 to get the issue on the ballot.
  • Great-grandmother accuses Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment

    08/15/2013 12:37:15 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 31 replies
    10News ^ | August 14, 2013
    SAN DIEGO - A great-grandmother will hold a news conference with attorney Gloria Allred Thursday afternoon, alleging she is a sexual harassment victim of Mayor Bob Filner. A news release stated the senior citizen was the "victim of continuous inappropriate sexual advances by the Mayor while trying to do her job at City Hall." Allred said the woman worked at the Senior Citizens Service Desk in the lobby of the City Administration Building. The release said both Allred and the great-grandmother would address the media at 1:00 p.m. at the Westin in downtown San Diego.
  • San Diego Hooters Refuse to Serve Bob Filner

    08/13/2013 2:38:10 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 32 replies
    Washington Free beacon ^ | 8-13-2013 | staff
    San Diego Hooters Refuse to Serve Bob Filner BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff August 13, 2013 5:21 pm One place that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner will not be allowed in after his two-week stint in sex rehab is any of San Diego’s three Hooters Restaurants. The world-renowned chain that is famous for its wings and first class service, posted this sign today:
  • So why should decent patriotic Americans have to seek “common ground” with liars & perverts?

    08/11/2013 11:28:01 AM PDT · by Man_Wolf64 · 20 replies
    The D.C. Clothesline ^ | 8/11/2013 | Chad Miller
    Our government, & by extension our Country, is lost to us. The harvest we’ve reaped for the seeds of pernicious infidelity we’ve allowed to be sown by undermining treasonists. The average American citizen has basically been relegated to the role of “taxed spectator” to this oppressive travesty we’re made to fund.
  • Serious criminal probe may be keeping Filner in office ( San Diego Mayor )

    08/11/2013 7:46:35 AM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/09/2013
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s endurance in the face of mounting sexual harassment accusations may be driven by his need to get out of an even bigger problem: a federal criminal investigation that has received little attention from the national media. The San Diego Creeper is the subject of an FBI probe of what looks like a quid-pro-quo arrangement with a local developer. In June local media obtained a voicemail Tom Story of Sunroad Centrum Partners left for various city council members regarding a $100,000 “gift” he made to two public projects Filner favored. At the time, Sunroad was looking...
  • Good news: San Diego's serial groping mayor already finished with 'therapy'

    08/10/2013 11:27:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 10, 2013 | Rick Moran
    He's cured! San Diego's serial sexual harrassing Mayor Bob Filner entered "therapy" a week early and will complete the two week program today, says his spokesman. Unfortunately for Filner, it may be too late. A source at city hall says that the locks to the doors of the mayor's office have been changed which could either be a subtle hint from his staff that he should take a permanent vacation, or Filner has already decided to step down but is waiting to announce it an an opportune time. San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's chief of staff confirmed to 10News that...
  • Filner completes rehab early, office locks changed

    08/09/2013 5:07:47 PM PDT · by South40 · 30 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 8/9/2013 | Mark Walker
    City Attorney Jan Goldmith said Friday that Mayor Bob Filner is back a week earlier than expected from therapy triggered by sexual harassment allegations and that the locks to his office have been changed. The mayor's surprising return comes after he reportedly checked into a counseling clinic a week earlier than his announced Aug. 5 start of what he said would be two weeks of intensive therapy to address concerns about his interaction with women. It was not immediately clear who ordered the locks to the mayor's office changed or why.
  • The "Filthy Filner" Cover-Up

    08/09/2013 5:39:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 9, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Yuck. Is there a woman in his sights that pervy Democratic San Diego Mayor Bob Filner hasn't harassed, molested, insulted, propositioned, groped, headlocked or slobbered on while holding public office? In less than a month, the number of victims and witnesses coming forward has skyrocketed from three to 13. And the details have grown even more unbelievably sordid. This isn't a local "sex scandal." It's a nationwide predator scandal. When I last reported on this career creepster's case, his fiancee had broken up with him, his former spokeswoman had revealed that Filner told her to "work without her panties on,"...
  • Sociopaths and Democrats

    08/08/2013 12:09:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 8, 2013 | Emmett Tyrrell
    As Ariel Castro, the convicted kidnapper, rapist and baby killer, shuffled off in chains to the hoosegow, I thought why was there so little reportage or commentary about his idiotic statement made in an Ohio courtroom. Is it because the man himself is so repugnant? Is it because his transgressions against society are so repulsive? I think it is both and one thing more. Americans have heard all this claptrap before. We are familiar with the rumblings of a sociopath. A sociopath, in plain language unadorned by the psychiatrists' hocus-pocus, is a person who does not know right from wrong,...
  • San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Accused of Harassing Military Sexual-Assault Victims

    08/07/2013 12:07:42 PM PDT · by bkepley · 13 replies
    NRO ^ | 08/07/2013 | Sterling Beard
    Eight women from the National Women’s Veterans Association of America (NWVAA) have now stepped forward to allege that San Diego mayor Bob Filner has sexually harassed them, CNN reports. The NWVAA was formed as a safe haven for military sexual-assault victims, and almost all of the women who have now stepped forward were victims of such behavior while in the military. They allege that Filner used his position as a chairman of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee to gain access to victims of military sexual assault because they were less likely to complain.
  • Gloria Allred says nurse sexually harassed by Mayor Bob Filner (San Diego)

    08/06/2013 1:58:36 PM PDT · by BAW · 29 replies
    10News,com San Diego ^ | August 6, 2013
    SAN DIEGO - A nurse who takes care of an injured Marine came forward Tuesday with attorney Gloria Allred to say she had been sexually harassed by Mayor Bob Filner in his office. At a news conference Tuesday, Michelle Tyler said she arranged a meeting with the mayor, her Marine friend and a veterans representative who was not identified. Tyler said the purpose of the June 11, 2013, meeting was to try to get the mayor to help the Veterans Administration to give help to her friend. Once the meeting wrapped up, Tyler said the mayor asked everyone but her...
  • Dogged by sex scandal, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to enter counseling

    08/05/2013 11:04:24 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | August 5, 2013 | Ed Payne
    (CNN) -- This is the day San Diego Mayor Bob Filner enters a behavior counseling clinic for two weeks of what he describes as intensive therapy. The 70-year-old is battling a tide of sexual harrassment allegations, and is hoping that voluntarily subjecting himself to the counseling will quell the mounting calls for his resignation. He has repeatedly said he'll not leave the office he was elected to barely eight months ago. San Diego's city charter does not require him to appoint an interim mayor during his temporary absence. His decision is unlikely to appease his opponents.
  • Labor continues to back Filner

    08/03/2013 7:42:37 PM PDT · by South40 · 13 replies
    San Diego Uniuon-Tribune ^ | 8/3/2013 | Mark Walker
    One day before Mayor Bob Filner begins a self-imposed, two-week behavioral rehab, his list of supporters has shrunk to just one major group — organized labor and its allies. Filner was swept into office last year largely thanks to efforts by the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council, which contributed more than $2 million as well as shoe leather, phone banks and related efforts to get the city’s first Democratic mayor in two decades into office.
  • Entertainer accuses Filner of groping

    08/02/2013 12:25:05 PM PDT · by South40 · 37 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 8/2/2013 | Mark Walker
    SAN DIEGO — Another woman is accusing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of groping her, telling San Diego's Fox 5 television station that he slid his hand down her arm and grabbed her buttocks at a December fundraiser. The woman, Emily Gilbert, said the incident occurred during the evening event where she was hired to sing as a Marilyn Monroe impersonator. “He grabbed me a little too tight, then proceeded to slide his hand down my arm and then did a little grab on my derriere,” Gilbert told the station.
  • Psychologist: San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (Democrat) Exhibits Sociopathic Characteristics

    08/01/2013 9:16:54 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 38 replies
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | August 1, 2013 | Juliette Vara
    Doctor: Filner may possess sociopathic characteristics SAN DIEGO – Without knowing the mayor of San Diego personally, a local psychologist can only give her opinion, but believes Bob Filner is showing sociopathic characteristics. As Filner is expected to enter a behavioral facility for two weeks of treatment many San Diegans continue to call for his resignation. Still, the mayor refuses to resign. “Shame would’ve driven him to resign immediately,” said La Jolla psychologist Dr. Sage Breslin.“I certainly think his bravado indicates he doesn’t have empathy or compassion.” She focused on Filner’s apology and called it insincere. “He was smiling when...
  • Filner's chief of staff told to back off

    08/01/2013 3:30:43 PM PDT · by South40 · 10 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 8/1/2013 | Trent Seibert
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s chief of staff has been quizzing employees in the mayor’s office about sexual harassment allegations against Filner and has been warned to stop in a memo from the City Attorney's Office. The memo from Assistant City Attorney Paul Cooper, dated today, refers to a recent unanimous closed session vote of the City Council demanding that Chief of Staff Lee Burdick hand over certain documents under the California Public Records Act, which she has been withholding by citing attorney-client privilege. City Attorney Jan Goldsmith says his office alone serves as counsel to the city, and that...
  • AP Hammers Obama For Refusing Comment On Filner

    08/01/2013 10:28:54 AM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 20 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 1 Aug 2013
    The allegations of sexual misconduct surrounding New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and San Diego mayor (and 20-year congressman) Bob Filner, have resulted in three days of no comment from the White House. Thursday, the Associated Press ripped the White House over the hypocrisy:
  • Morning Joe Fails To ID Filner As Dem, Features Photo Of Him With Republican Boehner

    08/01/2013 6:07:50 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 25 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    If a Republican were ensnared in a sex scandal, do you think MSNBC would have failed to mention his party and instead featured a photo of him with a smiling Nancy Pelosi? But the "Lean Forward" network might well have hoodwinked unwary viewers this morning into thinking that Democrat Bob Filner is a Republican. Today's Morning Joe failed to identify Filner—the San Diego mayor with the octopus hands—as a Democrat. Instead, the show featured a photo of Filner with a smiling . . . . John Boehner. Guess the MJ staff couldn't find one of former congressman Filner with fellow...
  • Filner will pay group back for Paris trip

    07/31/2013 8:07:54 PM PDT · by South40 · 13 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 7/31/2013 | Trent Seibert
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner said Wednesday that he will pay out of his own pocket the nearly $10,000 it cost for his trip to France last month. Filner’s announcement came one day after U-T Watchdog reported that the IRS had no record of the organization Filner said paid his tab of being a U.S. tax-exempt nonprofit.
  • San Diego sues Mayor Bob Filner

    07/30/2013 3:46:52 PM PDT · by South40 · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/30/2013 | REBECCA ELLIOTT
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is facing yet another lawsuit, this time from his own city. San Diego is suing its mayor for the costs incurred as a result of the sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by his former communications director Irene McCormack Jackson, according to the Los Angeles Times. The San Diego City Council decided unanimously to file the lawsuit during a closed-door session Tuesday.
  • Opinion: San Diego media failed to investigate Filner sooner

    07/29/2013 5:34:48 PM PDT · by BAW · 5 replies
    Scoop San Diego ^ | July 29 2013 | Doug Curlee
    Regardless of how the Bob Filner mess eventually ends—and it will end, somehow—there are questions that need to be asked and answered. They are questions that should have been asked long ago, and should have been asked by those whose job it is to ask such questions: us. Who are “us”? “Us” are the San Diego news media reporters, editors, producers and writers who pretty much knew who and what Bob Filner is and has been. Yes, I’m including myself in that group. I’ve covered Bob Filner off and on since he was elected to the San Diego Unified School...
  • San Diego Media: We Knew About Filner and Said Nothing

    07/29/2013 4:32:52 PM PDT · by Hotlanta Mike · 23 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 29 Jul 2013 | John Nolte
    Doug Curlee, a San Diego reporter, admits in a Monday editorial that "San Diego news media reporters, editors, producers and writers pretty much knew who and what Bob Filner is and has been." But except for talking about it over drinks, "we did nothing about it." Worst of all, Curlee claims that the rumors around Filner were "incessant," but no one bothered to confirm them, choosing instead to accept denials.
  • San Diego Dem Chair: But We've Waited So Long for a Progressive Agenda (filthy Filner alert)

    07/28/2013 10:21:06 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 28 replies
    Brietbart News ^ | July 28, 2013 | Elizabeth Sheld
    Francine Busby, Chair of that San Diego Democrat Party, told the New York Times that the party was giving Mayor Filner the "benefit of doubt" because they were so excited to have someone in office pushing a progressive agenda. "Democrats aren’t going to give him a pass, but may be willing to give him the benefit of the doubt because we’ve waited so long, nearly 20 years, for a mayor who could put forward a progressive agenda," she said. "But this doesn’t erase what he’s done," she said. "I don’t know if it’s enough at this point." (Translation: Close...
  • DNC leader urges Filner to resign (San Diego mayor)

    07/26/2013 11:19:23 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 26, 2013 12:34 PM EDT | Ken Thomas
    The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee is calling on San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to resign after four more women said they were targets of his sexual advances. Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz leads the DNC. She says the misconduct Filner has been accused of is “reprehensible and indefensible.” …
  • Nancy Pelosi blasts 'reprehensible' Weiner...

    07/25/2013 8:18:34 PM PDT · by Windflier · 83 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 25 July 2013 | David Martosko
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi delivered a rhetorical body-slam Thursday morning to New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner and San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, calling their lewd conduct 'reprehensible.' But she stopped short of calling for either of her fellow Democrats to withdraw from their high-stakes and high-profile political lives. 'Let me be very clear,' Pelosi told reporters. 'The conduct of some of these people that we are talking about here is reprehensible. It is so disrespectful of women.' 'What's really stunning about it is that they don't even realize it. They don't even have a clue! If they...
  • Democratic Party demands Filner resign

    07/25/2013 7:13:02 PM PDT · by South40 · 18 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | 7/25/2013 | Michael Smolens
    Support for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner continued to crumble Thursday as the county Democratic Party demanded he resign amid growing accusations that he sexually harassed women. The party central committee’s call for him to step down comes just one week after the same panel deadlocked on whether to call for his resignation, in part, because at that point the allegations had come from anonymous women. Since then seven women have forward to publicly accuse the Democratic mayor of sexual harassment.
  • New sexual harassment claims against Mayor Bob Filner by 4 more women

    07/25/2013 7:11:15 PM PDT · by South40 · 12 replies
    The number of women coming forward now at 7 SAN DIEGO - Four more women openly accused San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of sexual harassment on Thursday, bringing the total number of women to seven. The women are prominent members of the community, and they gave an exclusive interview to 10News partner KBPS. "He's put me in what I guess now is the famous headlock," said businesswoman Patti Roscoe.
  • The Left is Silent on Democrat Groping Scandal

    07/25/2013 2:24:14 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 17 replies
    RightWingPatriot.com ^ | July 25, 2013 | RightWingPatriot
    For the last few years, we've been bombarded with the false narrative that the right and the Republicans are waging a war on women. While we know that this is patently false, you'll hear the same old tired refrain from the progressive left over and over again. If a Republican gets caught in any type of compromising position, the left and the media go into a frenzy. Frankly, if a Republican is caught doing something wrong, such as cheating on their wife or sleeping with prostitutes, I believe they should be chastised and chucked out. However, what is good for...
  • Nancy Pelosi, Creep Enabler

    07/24/2013 4:00:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    The most powerful female Democrat on Capitol Hill has turned her back on women. Again. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, entrenched 13-term incumbent, refuses to say whether creepster San Diego Mayor Bob Filner should resign amid an avalanche of longstanding sexual harassment allegations, staff resignations and now a lawsuit. "What goes on in San Diego is up to the people of San Diego. I'm not here to make any judgments," declared the very same feminist crusader who has spearheaded unabashedly judgmental nationwide attacks on the so-called "Republican War on Women." Democrat Filner's former spokeswoman revealed Monday that he ordered her...
  • Nancy Pelosi, Creep Enabler

    07/24/2013 1:11:33 AM PDT · by South40 · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 7/24/2013 | Michelle Malkin
    The most powerful female Democrat on Capitol Hill has turned her back on women. Again. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, entrenched 13-term incumbent, refuses to say whether creepster San Diego Mayor Bob Filner should resign amid an avalanche of longstanding sexual harassment allegations, staff resignations and now a lawsuit. "What goes on in San Diego is up to the people of San Diego. I'm not here to make any judgments," declared the very same feminist crusader who has spearheaded unabashedly judgmental nationwide attacks on the so-called "Republican War on Women."
  • Second woman makes Filner accusation

    07/23/2013 9:00:41 PM PDT · by South40 · 51 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | JULY 23, 2013 | Mark Walker
    A San Diego political consultant says San Diego Mayor Bob Filner patted her rear end and made crude comments about her at a fundraiser eight years ago while she was working for his congressional campaign.
  • San Diego Sheriff Sets Up (Democrat Mayor) 'Filthy Filner' Sexual Harassment Hotline

    07/22/2013 8:09:31 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 16 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 22, 2013 | Elizabeth Sheld
    (Bob Filner says ... "Thanks") San Diego Sheriff Sets Up 'Filthy Filner' Sexual Harassment Hotline The San Diego County Sheriff has set up a hotline to deal with sexual harassment claims against the city's Mayor, democrat Bob "Filthy" Filner. The Sheriff's office announced on Friday that they will "be the lead investigative agency for any complaints against Filner and any information gleaned via the hotline would be turned over to the California Attorney General's office for possible prosecution." Filner responded: "I very much welcome the fact that some of these allegations will finally be addressed by an appropriate investigative...
  • Mayor Says Sexual Harassment Charges “Bogus”

    07/22/2013 1:38:04 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire | 19 July 2013 | John Semmens
    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner (D) dismissed allegations that his physical contact with employees constitutes sexual harassment. The grabbing, squeezing, and kissing is all part of what he calls “my hands-on management style. I’m a very outgoing and loving person. I shouldn’t be penalized for showing my affection.” Council Woman Donna Frye, who has demanded that Filner resign as Mayor, disputed his characterization of his behavior. “He got me in a headlock and demanded I kiss him,” Frye charged. “That goes way beyond the bounds of what’s acceptable.” Filner also denied that he has engaged in sexual harassment insisting that...
  • Mayor Bob Filner (Democrat) to be keynote speaker at… sexual assault victim benefit.

    07/17/2013 6:19:08 PM PDT · by BAW · 19 replies
    MoeLane.com ^ | July 17, 2013 | Moe Lane
    10News has learned [San Diego] Mayor Bob Filner [Democrat] has agreed to be the keynote speaker at a benefit for sexual assault victims. A women veterans group tells 10News the mayor’s camp has just confirmed the appearance. Filner was originally scheduled to attend as an award recipient. The group has stripped him of the award. Instead, he is set to address the scandal now consuming City Hall. Said scandal being in two parts: •That Bob Filner still has not resigned after having multiple, credible accusations of sexual harassment made against him by numerous members of his own party*; •And that...