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  • City Invests $18 Mil to Help Illegal Aliens Get Jobs (NY City)

    07/25/2013 9:58:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 25, 2013
    New York City is making headlines—and angering many—for becoming the nation’s first municipality to spend millions of taxpayer dollars to help illegal immigrants get jobs and learn English. How generous of the Big Apple! Under the plan the city will become the first in the U.S. to invest $18 million in a special program aimed at helping illegal aliens find work and get driver’s licenses. City officials have named it the immigration relief program and it will include adult education classes and legal services, among other benefits. It is expected to help tens of thousands of illegal immigrants living in...
  • Sandra Fluke blames Anthony #Weiner sexting scandal on . . . (Republicans) [satire]

    07/25/2013 2:34:12 AM PDT · by NYer · 54 replies
    Journal 14 ^ | July 24, 2013
    . . . you guessed it, “conservative, evangelical, Tea Party Republicans.” Speaking to an Emily’s List fundraiser, Fluke said that “GOP efforts to limit the availability of birth control” were “directly responsible for Weiner’s behavior.”“What men, and women want, above all is SAFE sex. It’s our constitutional right. So now the GOP is limiting our access to both birth control AND abortion on demand. So a poor person like me, I can’t afford to have sex, unless it’s unprotected, and if a poor person accidentally gets pregnant, it’s now almost impossible to get an abortion.”“That’s why so many men and...
  • Anthony Weiner’s sexual behavior may have underlying issues (No, really? REALLY?!?)

    07/24/2013 10:06:16 PM PDT · by Yossarian · 88 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 7/24/2013 | Lena H. Sun and Meeri Kim
    The lewd behavior that New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner engaged in suggests he is struggling with more than bad behavior and could be dealing with a variety of issues driving his problematic sexual behavior, experts said. But doctors, clinical psychologists and sex therapists differ on the role of biology, as well as issues such as anxiety, depression and insecurity. Fred Berlin, director of the Sexual Behaviors Consultation Unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital, said many of his patients exhibit behavior similar to Weiner’s, although he and other experts cautioned that they could not speak to the former congressman’s specific situation....
  • Andrew Sullivan: Sexting Shouldn't Exclude Someone From Public Office (NO Surprise Here)

    07/24/2013 5:00:56 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies ^ | July 24, 2013 | Noel Sheppard
    I asked my Facebook and Twitter followers Tuesday how liberal media members would save disgraced New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner so he wouldn't have to drop out of the race. Andrew Sullivan certainly did his part in a Wednesday piece titled "Breaking: Man Gets Off Online" wherein he actually wrote, "In this new Internet Age someone has to be the person who makes sexting not an excludable characteristic for public office." First, Sullivan set out to explain why sending pictures of your private parts really isn't something to be frowned upon: With countless interactive hook-up sites, and ever...
  • Woman In Middle Of New Sexting Scandal With Anthony Weiner: ‘We Were In Love’

    07/24/2013 6:08:42 PM PDT · by drewh · 46 replies
    Radar Online ^ | Posted on Jul 24, 2013 @ 13:30PM
    Anthony Weiner has been caught sending naked pictures and dirty text messages again and has apologized profusely to his wife but has exclusively learned that the woman he was most recently inappropriately behaving with says they were “in love” during their months long romance. The 23-year old woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, spoke exclusively with via Nik Richie who broke the story by publishing the pictures and racy messages. “We were in love,” she said about the relationship that started in 2012, a year after Weiner resigned from his congressional office, sought treatment, and repaired his marriage...
  • Rep. Ellison Tempers Take On NYC’s Weiner

    07/24/2013 3:59:25 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 21 replies ^ | 7/24/13 | AP
    Amid new sexting revelations involving New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison offered a measured assessment Wednesday of the former congressional colleague he had previously endorsed. Ellison said New Yorkers must decide Weiner’s political fate. That’s less of a ringing endorsement than in April when Ellison told a television interviewer that he would love to see Weiner as mayor of the nation’s largest city. Ellison said at the time he believed Weiner had dealt with sordid personal issues.
  • Anthony Weiner: Danger Is His Middle Name

    07/24/2013 2:53:28 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies ^ | July 24, 2013 | Ben Shapiro
    It takes a fair bit of gall to accuse the media of lying about a sex scandal. It takes even more gall to then admit to the sex scandal, resign, claim you've redeemed yourself and decide to run again. And it takes the most gall to do all of those things, even as you're engaged in a continuation of that sex scandal. But when your name is Anthony Weiner, gall is your middle name. Or perhaps Danger is. Weiner resigned from Congress in June 2011, but only after claiming that Andrew Breitbart had fabricated photos of his scantily clad body....
  • Weiner Exchanged Explicit Messages for Months After He Resigned

    07/24/2013 1:17:41 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 21 replies ^ | 7/24/2013 | Melanie Batley
    Former New York Rep. Anthony Weiner's sexually explicit Internet exchanges with a woman after his resignation from Congress fit the same pattern as his earlier indiscretions. The details of the encounters with a 22-year old Indiana woman suggest Weiner continued his longstanding pattern of conduct as late as the summer of 2012, or longer. According to The New York Times, the Democratic candidate for mayor of New York began an online sexual relationship with a woman who initially contacted him after his resignation to express her disappointment. *snip* Richie said the woman kept screenshots of their conversations and told the...
  • I Don’t Often Tweet Pictures of my Weiner…

    07/24/2013 1:13:59 PM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 27 replies
    Dewey From Detroit ^ | 7-24-2013 | Dewey From Detroit
    Submitted for your consideration without further comment:In Commemoration of National Weiner Day, July 23, 2013 Posted from: Dewey from Detroit
  • Carlos Danger Steers the Weiner Waggin’

    07/24/2013 1:05:48 PM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 16 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-24-2013 | MOTUS
    Yeah, butt no. Apparently it’s till the same Little Tony.Weinergate II: The Weiner Continues to Wag the Dog.It doesn’t seem possible; has it already been 2 years since the last Weiner roast? My, how time flies when you are apparently having fun, fun, fun.Summer 2011, we reported: After adamantly claiming for days that he did not have sext with that woman, what’s her name, Anthony Weiner finally admitted that he did indeed sext his pecs... along with other miscellaneous anatomical assets to several women; both prior and subsequent to his marriage to Huma (who couldn’t make it to the press...
  • Chris Hayes: I found the defense of Weiner by his wife “surprisingly persuasive”

    07/24/2013 12:53:21 PM PDT · by Belteshazzar · 51 replies
    Hotair ^ | July 24, 2013 | Allahpundit
    Via the Examiner, I’m going to give Hayes the benefit of the doubt and assume that he’s pandering to his audience in saying this, not that he really believes it. His reputation for being “cerebral” may be overstated but there ain’t no way no how no chance this guy’s sincerely convinced by the “logic” that because a candidate has been forgiven by his spouse for wrongdoing, the electorate should forgive too. If Huma can tolerate Weiner’s seemingly pathological need for affirmation by sexting with random women, that’s great; why a voter would tolerate it, I have no idea. At a...
  • Mr. Weiner and the Elusive Truth(Influential New York Times Editorial)

    07/24/2013 12:07:56 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 23, 2013 | DAVID W. CHEN and JAVIER C. HERNÁNDEZ
    At some point, the full story of Anthony Weiner and his sexual relationships and texting habits will finally be told. In the meantime, the serially evasive Mr. Weiner should take his marital troubles and personal compulsions out of the public eye, away from cameras, off the Web and out of the race for mayor of New York City. Mr. Weiner, who resigned from Congress two years ago after sending lewd messages and photos of his crotch to women he had not met, was forced to revisit the issue on Tuesday, and so were we all. A Web site called The...
  • Are There More "Embarrassing" Photos Out There Of Anthony Weiner? This Could Be One...

    04/25/2013 10:04:23 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 12 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 4-25-13 | The Looking Spoon
    He apparently "can't say" if we'll find more of them out there. The question is do we have the fortitude to deal with this nonsense again?Here's one I made from when the scandal broke.
  • The Naked City (Mark Steyn)

    07/23/2013 6:49:42 PM PDT · by neverdem · 45 replies
    National Review Online ^ | July 23, 2013 | Mark Steyn
    I wandered in on the end of the Weiner press conference and, in a healthy political culture, this man, notwithstanding his particular pathologies, would be simply too ridiculous to be a credible political candidate. “I’m not going to get into a back and forth,” he told a journalist. Au contraire, he’s happy to get into a back and forth for hours on end (warning: Not safe for work). “This was something in front of us that we knew might come up,” he said. You can say that again (warning: Even less safe for work). These “sexts” and “selfies” are from...

    06/27/2013 6:08:54 PM PDT · by SaveOurRepublicFromTyranny · 14 replies
    TPNN - TEA PARTY NEWS NETWORK ^ | June 27, 2013 | Matthew Burke
    The New York City mayor’s race is heating up amongst three contenders, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released Thursday...
  • Tony the poll vaulter: The sad truth behind Weiner’s appeal

    06/29/2013 4:48:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    New York Post ^ | 06/28/2013 | Bob McManus
    <p>Two polls out this week, while drawing modestly different pictures, demonstrate that former Rep. Anthony Weiner is going to be a big — maybe deciding — factor in this year’s mayoral election.</p> <p>Obviously, this is a town where voters will put up with anything.</p>
  • Poll: Women Prefer Weiner

    06/25/2013 7:19:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/25/13 | staff
    The latest poll from the Wall Street Journal-NBC New York-Marist doesn’t merely show disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner in the lead over competitor Christine Quinn. He now leads her by a margin of 25 percent to 20 percent among Democrats. Even more shocking,
  • Anthony Weiner Gets Into Shouting Match in First Confrontation Over Sexting Scandal

    06/06/2013 11:13:41 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 36 replies
    Politicker ^ | 6/5/13 | Jill Colvin
    He’s back. An explosive Anthony Weiner received his first serious criticism from voters over the sexting scandal that forced him to resign from Congress Wednesday night–sparking a shouting match that marked the most heated moment of his campaign to date. Mr. Weiner had given his usual stump speech touting middle class jobs and his book of policy proposals at a New Kings Democrats candidates forum in Williamsburg when the floor was opened to questions. The second came from Chris Owens, a Brownstone Brooklyn district leader and a supporter of one of Mr. Weiner’s electoral rivals, who berated Mr. Weiner for...
  • Anthony Weiner lashes out when asked about sexting scandal (NYC teachers would be fired for sexting)

    06/06/2013 10:34:56 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 27 replies
    Metro NY ^ | 6/6/13 | Laura Shin
    When it comes to the tough questions, Anthony Weiner won’t back down. Weiner lashed out at fellow Democrats at a candidates forum Wednesday night when he was grilled about his infamous sexting scandal. -snip- Strauss noted that teachers are prohibited from tweeting photos to their students. “How are we going to have the stature as a city to tell that teacher that they can’t work for the City of New York when our mayor has done the same thing?” he asked. Weiner snapped back: “Listen, if you believe that my personal failings disqualify me, don’t vote for me.”
  • New York Times Admits Soft Coverage Of Weiner

    05/30/2013 9:39:30 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 28 replies ^ | 5/30/13 | Larry O'Connor
    In what is tantamount to an admission of the abandonment of journalistic impartiality, the New York Times Public Editor, Margaret Sullivan submitted an analysis of the paper's coverage of the resurrection of Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner's career. In a navel-gazing column designed to explore the various ways the Times has reported on Weiner's re-entry to the political scene in New York, Sullivan compares the April Times Magazine cover story to a People Magazine puff piece on Hollywood celebrities: (emphasis added) This kind of hard-nosed skepticism has sometimes been in short supply in recent weeks when it comes to the former...
  • Anthony Weiner now top mayoral choice among male Democratic voters: poll (NYC males love Weiner)

    05/29/2013 6:52:22 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 54 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 5/28/13 | JONATHAN LEMIRE
    Men may be ready to forgive Anthony Weiner. Although women continue to have their doubts about the scandal-scarred pol, a new poll released Tuesday found that Democratic men named Weiner as their top choice for mayor more than they did any other candidate. And men are leading the way for Weiner as he gains altitude among all Democratic voters, dramatically cutting into front-runner Christine Quinn’s lead and underscoring the dramatic impact the ex-congressman has had on the race in mere days. “Weiner is clearly a factor to be considered in the mayoralty,” said Lee Miringoff, who directs the Marist College...
  • MILLER: Anthony Weiner is a twit who treats women like dirt

    05/29/2013 12:52:12 AM PDT · by bryan999 · 28 replies
    Anthony Weiner thinks his brief absence from elected office means the public will forget his disrespect and disdain for women. He’s wrong. He didn’t just treat strange women like sex objects, he harassed female journalists who work on Capitol Hill. Two of us work at The Washington Times.
  • Weiner: More Lewd Photos Might Come Out

    05/23/2013 2:24:59 PM PDT · by drewh · 55 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11:54 May 23, 2013 | By DANIEL HALPER
    This morning on a radio show, New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admitted that more lewd photos could come out: “It is what it is,” Weiner told the radio host in his first live interview since announcing his mayoral bid. “People may decide they want to come forward and say, here’s another email that I got or another photo. I’m certainly not going to do that. So people may hear things that are true, they may hear things that are not true, but I’m going to try to keep being focused on issues that are important to New York...
  • Report: Weiner’s sext pal is field organizer for pro-Obama group [Surprise, Surprise]

    07/23/2013 6:05:14 PM PDT · by markomalley · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7/23/2013 | Patrick Howley
    A young progressive political operative identifying herself as “Syndney Leathers” has been identified as the woman who exchanged sexually provocative text messages and photos with New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner after his resignation from Congress.“Leathers,” who lists herself online as a field organizer for the pro-Obama group Organizing for Action, was fingered Tuesday by Buzzfeed as Weiner’s sexting partner. “Leathers” previously tweeted her support for Weiner on multiple occasions, even listing Weiner third on her list of “heroes,” which was topped by President Obama and included Bill Maher, Keith Olbermann, Jon Stewart, and Charlie Sheen.Weiner admitted in a press...
  • We Have A Weiner: Glenn Beck’s The Blaze Quickly Scoops Up Carlos

    07/23/2013 6:34:56 PM PDT · by drewh · 14 replies ^ | 4:35 pm, July 23rd, 2013 | by Josh Feldman |
    Glenn Beck, to borrow a phrase, was mocking Anthony Weiner before mocking Anthony Weiner was cool. When Weiner went after Beck and other conservative radio hosts for their involvement with the group Goldline, Beck responded with the mock site, which closed shop shortly after Weiner announced his resignation from Congress. But with today’s new revelations about more Weiner sexts under the alias Carlos Danger, Beck’s The Blaze apparently couldn’t resist and got the URL to redirect to one of its shows. Aside from being the obvious next protagonist of an international spy thriller movie series, Carlos Danger was...
  • The Carlos Danger Name Generator

    07/23/2013 3:43:41 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 30 replies
    Slate ^ | 07.23.13
    Use our widget to get a name like Anthony Weiner’s alleged sexting pseudonym
  • Predict Jay Leno's "Carlos Danger" Jokes Tonight

    07/23/2013 4:59:44 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 36 replies
    Self | July 23, 2013 | PJ-Comix
    Okay, it's inevitable that Jay Leno will tell a bunch of Carlos Danger jokes tonight. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to predict the jokes that Jay will tell.
  • Huma Stands By Her Man

    07/23/2013 3:19:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 81 replies
    weekly standard ^ | 7/23/13 | DANIEL HALPER
    "As many of you who have followed this campaign know, I've spent a good deal out on the campaign trail at churches and street fairs, parades, but this is the first time I've spoken at a press conference, and you'll have to bear with me because I'm pretty nervous and I wrote down what I wanted to say," Abedin started. "When we faced this publicly two years ago, it was the beginning of a time in our marriage that was very difficult, and it took us a very long time to get through it. Our marriage, like many others, has...
  • Weiner won't drop out of race (edited headline)

    07/23/2013 3:13:28 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7/23/13 | CARL CAMPANILE
    Mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admitted today he had another extended, raunchy online sexual relationship with a young woman — just months after resigning in disgrace from Congress in a sexting scandal. But he won't be dropping out of the race. And his wife, Huma Abedin, is standing by him. Abedin says Weiner "made some horrible mistakes," but that she has forgiven him and believes in him.
  • Polls: Weiner Has Surprising Support From Women

    06/27/2013 1:00:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    RCP ^ | 06/27/2013 | Scott Conroy
    <p>When Anthony Weiner entered the New York City mayor's race last month, few observers expected the disgraced former congressman to become a front-runner to succeed Michael Bloomberg.</p> <p>Fewer still anticipated that Weiner would poll particularly well among women.</p> <p>But two surveys released this week show that the married Weiner, who resigned from Congress in 2011 after first lying about and then admitting to lewd online behavior, has surged into the top tier of a crowded Democratic field and that his support among female voters is robust.</p>
  • 'Women for Weiner' hosts event

    06/19/2013 1:44:55 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 62 replies
    'Women for Weiner' hosts event By: Maggie Haberman June 19, 2013 03:53 PM EDT Meet the Women for Weiner. The former congressman, who apologized for the lewd picture scandal that ended his House career before launching a bid last month for New York City mayor, is holding a fundraiser hosted by “Women for Anthony” next week at the Manhattan home of an education activist and philanthropist. The host committee is led by his wife, Huma Abedin, and includes her sister, Heba; Rory Tahari, wife of designer Elie Tahari; and Cheryl Saban, the wife of California-based mega-donor Haim Saban, who funded...
  • New York Times Yanks Weiner Story

    06/11/2013 10:22:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | June 11, 2013 | John Nolte
    Claiming they had "inadvertently" published "before it was ready for publication," The New York Times published and then yanked a story about Anthony Weiner titled: “For Women in Weiner Scandal, Indignity Lingers.” According to Politico, the Times' story... Started with the line, “Customers still taunt Lisa Weiss.” "‘Talk dirty to me,’ they joke. ‘We know you like it.’ Colleagues still refuse to speak with her,” Barbaro wrote, according to a Google News search. Another sentence in the article apparently said: “For those on the other end of Anthony D. Weiner’s sexually explicit conversations, the episode damaged careers, disrupted educations.”(continued)
  • Anthony Weiner’s Sexting - The sleazy mayoral candidate is not fit for public office.

    06/07/2013 3:34:25 PM PDT · by neverdem · 26 replies
    National Review Online ^ | June 7, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Michelle Malkin Touchy, touchy. Despite Team Weiner’s best efforts at political rehabilitation, there’s just no way to shore up his sorest scandal spot. As the New York Post reported this week, Weiner had a bit of a snit fit when a local Democratic official boldly slammed his sexting habits with underage girls.Chris Owens, the Dems’ state-committee member in northwest Brooklyn, called out the sleazy ex-congressman at a mayoral-candidate forum. “I am outraged and disgusted by you,” Owens told Weiner. “Both by what you did and by the fact that you have the arrogance to run for mayor. I want...
  • Lying Liar Anthony Weiner's Underage Girl Problem

    06/07/2013 4:06:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 48 replies ^ | June 7, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Touchy, touchy. Despite Team Anthony Weiner's best efforts at political rehabilitation, there's just no way to shore up his sorest scandal spot. As the New York Post reported this week, Weiner had a bit of a snit fit when a local Democratic official boldly slammed his sexting habits with underage girls. Chris Owens, the Dems' state committee member in northwest Brooklyn, called out the skeezy ex-congressman at a mayoral candidate forum. "I am outraged and disgusted by you," Owens told Weiner. "Both by what you did and by the fact that you have the arrogance to run for mayor. I...
  • Anthony Weiner sexually harassed female journalists

    05/22/2013 2:02:20 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 46 replies
    Rare.US ^ | May 22, 2013 | Betsy Rothstein
    TWT‘s Emily Miller isn’t exactly shy and wilting. So her story this afternoon, in which she clocks former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) for the way she alleges that he treated female journalists, shouldn’t shock you. But it might. Miller’s report includes her own account and that of her colleague, Susan Crabtree. “He didn’t just treat strange women like sex objects,” she writes, “he harassed female journalists who work on Capitol Hill. Two of us work at The Washington Times.” And so it begins, the media frenzy that will be Weiner’s bid for New York mayor. “Weiner clearly doesn’t respect women...
  • The Media Censorship That Put Barack Obama Back in the White House

    07/23/2013 12:10:00 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 19 replies
    ...Network evening news viewers in 2012 never once heard the embarrassing prediction by Obama’s economic team that passage of the $787 billion “stimulus” would halt the rise of unemployment at 8%. (In reality, the jobless rate stayed above that mark for 44 months, the worst economic performance since the Great Depression.) There was just a single network mention last year (on ABC) of Obama’s broken promise of cutting the federal budget deficit “by half by the end of my first term in office.” Reporters on CBS and NBC never once brought up this inconvenient truth. All three evening newscasts buried...
  • No Comment From Anthony Weiner Camp On New Alleged Sex Chats

    07/23/2013 10:13:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Buzz Feed Politics ^ | 07/23/2013 | Ben Smith
    Anthony Weiner’s campaign did not respond Tuesday to repeated inquiries about a new set of unverified images suggesting that he exchanged sexually charged messages — and an explicit image — with a woman last summer.The screenshots of conversations — on the nightlife site The Dirty — could not be independently confirmed. They consist of screenshots of exchanges on Facebook and the lesser-known social network Formspring between a woman (whose avatar is blurred) and a man alleged to be (and who she appears to believe) is Weiner, but who also uses the handle “Carlos Danger.” The site’s anonymous tipster claims that...
  • Anthony Weiner, or ‘Carlos Danger,’ Accused of Having Even More Cybersex After Scandal

    07/23/2013 10:06:26 AM PDT · by sunmars · 75 replies
    It was bound to happen sooner or later: An anonymous woman has claimed to the Arizona-based gossip and nudies site The Dirty that she carried on an explicit online affair with mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner — after he was busted and forced to resign from Congress for the exact same thing. "She was lured by Anthony Weiner post scandal via Facebook," wrote the site's editor Nik Ritchie yesterday. "They had a relationship for 6 months and she believed they were in love ... The relationship consisted of Anthony Weiner and Anonymous sending sexually explicit pictures of each other and having...
  • Weiner Refuses To Pull Out Of Mayoral Race In Admission Sexting Continued After Resignation

    07/23/2013 4:02:05 PM PDT · by RKBA Democrat · 114 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 7-23-13 | "Tyler Durden"
    Typically we wouldn't note such tabloid gutter trash as the pilot episode to the upcoming reality show "In The Carlos Danger Zone with the Weiners", but since what is going on in the farce that is NYC's mayoral race is just another analogy for America's broken market, broken politics, broken morals and, ultimately, broken society, this deserves at least a few words, so here they are. Anthony Weiner resigned from Congress after being exposed for having a "sexting problem." As it turns out the Democratic mayoral candidate's sexting problem never went away, and continued well after said resignation with at...
  • The Hookup Hoax. The new brainwashing: Liberated women love casual, meaningless sex.

    07/23/2013 7:51:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    National Review ^ | 07/23/2013 | Mona Charen
    Noting the comeback campaigns of Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner in New York, feminist author Hanna Rosin wonders why “50 years into the sexual revolution” women politicians lag so far behind men in the sex-scandal tally. She notes biological and evolutionary explanations only to reject them in favor of the idea that women are just too unused to power to abuse it in that way. She’s cheered, though, by surveys showing that younger women are cheating on their spouses almost as much as men, and confidently looks forward to the not-too-distant day when we’ll “find ourselves willing to look past...
  • The New Brainwashing: Women Like Hookups

    07/23/2013 5:41:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies ^ | July 23, 2013 | Mona Charen
    Noting the comeback campaigns of Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner in New York, feminist author Hanna Rosin wonders why "50 years into the sexual revolution" women politicians lag so far behind men in the sex scandal tally. She notes biological and evolutionary explanations only to reject them in favor of the idea that women are just too unused to power to abuse it in that way. She's cheered though by surveys showing that younger women are cheating on their spouses almost as much as men and confidently looks forward to the not-too-distant day when we'll "find ourselves willing to look...
  • Confirmed: Anthony Weiner is Carlos Danger

    07/23/2013 11:45:31 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 90 replies
    Confirmed: Anthony Weiner is Carlos Danger Via Business Insider: “I said that other texts and photos were likely to come out, and today they have. As I have said in the past, these things that I did were wrong and hurtful to my wife and caused us to go through challenges in our marriage that extended past my resignation from Congress. While some things that have been posted today are true and some are not, there is no question that what I did was wrong. This behavior is behind me. I’ve apologized to Huma and am grateful that she has...
  • Anthony Weiner Admits To More Lewd Photos

    07/23/2013 2:56:21 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 23 replies
    Time Swampland ^ | July 23, 2013 | AP / Jonathan Lemire
    New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admitted on Tuesday to sending additional explicit photos and texts to a woman he met online — correspondence she says began months after he resigned from Congress for similar behavior. The allegation could severely test voters’ willingness to forgive Weiner, who has said he spent the two years since the scandal trying to make things right with his wife and earn redemption. Weiner, who resigned his House seat in June 2011 after acknowledging having sexual conversations with at least a half-dozen women, has been near the top of most mayoral polls since his...
  • Anthony Weiner Confirms Authenticity Of New Sex Chats

    07/23/2013 2:51:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/23/2013 | Brett LoGiurato
    New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner confirmed the authenticity of new lewd, sexually charged online chats and photos that were posted by a nightlife website over the past day. Nightlife site "The Dirty" posted images and conversations that allegedly came from Weiner to a 22-year-old woman under the pseudonym "Carlos Danger." “I said that other texts and photos were likely to come out, and today they have," Weiner said in a statement released by his campaign Tuesday afternoon. "As I have said in the past, these things that I did were wrong and hurtful to my wife and caused...

    07/23/2013 2:42:51 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/23/13 | BEN SHAPIRO
    On Tuesday, disgraced former Congressman and current New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner admitted to sexting with a woman he met online – and according to the woman, he promised to help her get a job at Politico. The woman also alleged that she and Weiner had phone sex on multiple occasions and sent one another nude photos.
  • EXCLUSIVE: Anthony Weiner Is A Sexual Predator Luring His Victims

    07/23/2013 12:55:14 PM PDT · by Nachum · 54 replies
    The Dirty ^ | 7/23/13 | staff
    My source is solid. She really thought Anthony Weiner and her were in love, they spoke on the phone daily multiple times a day for 6 months. Anthony Weiner played with her emotions and mind. Most calls were phone sex. He promised her many things including a condo in Chicago (1235 S. Prairie Ave) where they were planning to meet up to have sex. Anthony Weiner has a shoe fetish, particularly heels.
  • Weiner: ‘I Am Very Sorry’ For Latest Sexting Revelations ('Carlos Danger' busted again!)

    07/23/2013 12:44:18 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 89 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 7/23/13 | CBS New York
    Mayoral candidate and former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner responded apologetically Tuesday, following revelations of another alleged cybersex relationship. A woman claimed anonymously this week to the gossip site “The Dirty” that she exchanged lewd photos and had explicit phone conversations with Weiner after the scandal that led him to resign from Congress in 2011. The woman told the Web site she was 22 when Weiner began the online relationship. Site editor Nik Ritchie wrote that the woman claimed Weiner and the woman “had a relationship for six months, and she believed they were in love.” Weiner allegedly used the pseudonym...
  • NY food stamp recipients are shipping welfare-funded groceries to relatives in Jamaica, Dominican...

    07/21/2013 9:43:55 AM PDT · by EinNYC · 47 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 21, 2013 | KATE BRIQUELET and ISABEL VINCENT
    Food stamps are paying for trans-Atlantic takeout — with New Yorkers using taxpayer-funded benefits to ship food to relatives in Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Welfare recipients are buying groceries with their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards and packing them in giant barrels for the trip overseas, The Post found.
  • Why is Al-Jazeera giving Money to Weiner?

    07/21/2013 8:56:15 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 25 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | 7-20-2013 | Walid Shoebat
      Those puzzled by the notion of New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner accepting money accepting money from Al-Jazeera may want to consider a better question: Why is Al-Jazeera giving him money in the first place? We can’t figure it out except for one reason – his wife is a devout Muslim with extensive, irrefutable familial connections to the Muslim Brotherhood, whose propaganda is piped all over the Middle East by… Al-Jazeera. Via the New York Post: Oy! Jewish leaders are kvetching over Anthony Weiner’s accepting campaign cash from a lobbyist for Al Jazeera — Osama bin Laden’s favorite...
  • NY food stamp recipients ship welfare-funded groceries to Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti

    07/21/2013 4:29:28 AM PDT · by Liz · 25 replies
    <p>EXCLUSIVE Food stamps are paying to buy and ship food to Jamaica, Haiti and the Dominican Republic. A spokeswoman for the US Dept of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service said the $86 BILLION welfare program is reserved for poor US households that buy and prepare food.</p>