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  • Ex-Vegas madam dishes on old profession

    09/22/2015 8:57:35 AM PDT · by redreno · 8 replies ^ | September 22, 2015 - 6:17am | By Doug Elfman
    Jami Rodman makes it sound as if she were born for high-priced prostitution. "I was addicted to it. I was working every day," she told me over midday coffee in a bustling convention hall. "It's very liberating. I enjoyed the sex part. I enjoyed the sociology part. "It's a great way to meet really cool people," she said. "You're basically dating but without the hassles." Rodman even rose to madam of VIP sex workers, but it wasn't emotionally or financially fulfilling: "That was so much work — 60 women at any given time that were having issues and problems." Two...
  • Raid of Rentboy, an Escort Website, Angers Gay Activists

    08/27/2015 8:02:38 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 50 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Aug, 26, 2015 | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD
    For some gay activists, it had shades of bathhouse raids and gay-bar roundups from decades ago. On Tuesday, federal authorities burst into the Union Square office of the gay-escort website and arrested the chief executive and several employees on prostitution charges. Rentboy, which federal authorities called the biggest male-escort website, had been around for almost two decades, allowing escorts to pay to advertise themselves. It was well known in the gay community, hosting pool parties, dances and awards shows throughout the country. ... Mr. Walls said: “As the investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security, ICE is responsible...
  • CEO of Largest Online Male Escort Service ( Arrested on Prostitution Charges

    08/25/2015 2:34:51 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | August 25, 2015 | Tanya Basu
    Authorities arrested the CEO of, which prosecutors called the largest online male escort service, on Tuesday on prostitution charges. [Snip] Subscriptions to Rentboy start at $59.95 per month and advertisements can cost hundreds of dollars. In total, was able to generate more than $10 million in revenue between 2010 and 2015.
  • In Less Than 10 Years, The Federal Reserve Has Driven Millions Of American Women Into Prostitution

    08/24/2015 6:03:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 08/24/2015 | Tyler Durden via SouthBay Research
    Submitted by SouthBay Research Hookernomices: In less than 10 years, the Federal Reserve Has Driven Millions of American Women into ProstitutionMainstreaming Prostitution: Beginning last year, the Bank of England included prostitution in GDP measurements.  According to the Office of National Statistics, prostitution generated $9B a year, adding 0.7% to the UK GDP.  They aren't alone: Sweden, Norway and a few other European countries already include it.  And if you can measure it, you can tax it.  And legalization is necessary for measurement.Prostitution is legal in most of the developed world.  In fact, of the G20 countries, prostitution is illegal...
  • 'Marriage Equality' Groups Rally to Decriminalize Prostitution, Laws Against 'Sexual Exchange'

    08/22/2015 11:27:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/22/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    After winning support for gay marriage through the image of the monogamous same-sex couple, a coalition of LGBT groups has released a joint statement in solidarity with Amnesty international's recent support for decriminalizing prostitution. Multiple United States-based LGBT groups released the joint statement Thursday in support of the recently approved resolution by Amnesty International championing the decriminalization of sex work. Signed by the Transgender Law Center, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Lambda Legal, National Center for Lesbian Rights, and the National Center for Transgender Equality, the statement applauds prostitution as a survival skill for runaway gay youth. "For...
  • REVEALED: Josh Duggar 'paid almost $1,000 for multiple Ashley Madison accounts in search of oral

    REVEALED: Josh Duggar 'paid almost $1,000 for multiple Ashley Madison accounts in search of oral sex, one-night stands, sex toy experimentation and more' A report claims that Josh Duggar had multiple Ashley Madison accounts Duggar was allegedly looking for 'conventional sex, experimenting with sex toys, one-night stands, sharing fantasies, sex talk,' and more Among the type of woman he was allegedly looking for were 'naughty girl, aggressive / take charge girl, high sex drive and creative and adventurous' The second account was reportedly 'paid on a monthly basis until May of 2015,' which is when reports broke Josh had molested...
  • Court records detail sexual encounter, extortion plot between mayor and prostitute

    08/12/2015 7:01:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    WXIX-TV ^ | August 12, 2015 | Nathan Vicar
    BATESVILLE, IN (FOX19) - The mayor of this southeastern Indiana town posted $550 bond Wednesday morning following his arrest on a prostitution charge. Batesville City Mayor Richard Fledderman, 60, who is married, faces one count of patronizing a prostitute. Police say he paid another man, Randy Wigle-Stevens, for sex acts in June. Wigle-Stevens, 42, of Indianapolis, failed to disclose he had HIV and threatened to go public with the encounter unless Fledderman paid him additional money, according to Indiana State Police. Wigle-Stevens was charged with failure to disclose dangerous communicable disease status, prostitution and intimidation. He faces a Ripley Superior...
  • Amnesty International Decides To Support Prostitution (lib against lib)

    08/12/2015 4:24:11 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 1 replies
    Inquisitr ^ | August 11, 2015
    Posted: August 11, 2015 Amnesty International Decides To Support Prostitution Amnesty International has voted in favor of a new proposal that pushes for the decriminalization of sex work and prostitution. During the Amnesty International Council Meeting (ICM), Amnesty International delegates from various nations voted in favor of a resolution titled “Policy on State Obligations to Respect, Protect, and Fulfill the Human Rights of Sex Workers,” according to the human rights group’s official website. “The International Council requests the International Board to adopt a policy that seeks attainment of the highest possible protection of the human rights of sex workers, through...
  • "Madam” Clinton for President

    08/09/2015 8:04:33 AM PDT · by kathsua · 20 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | August 9th | reasonmclucus
    As I was looking at the Sunday evening tv schedule, it suddenly hit me that the one title Hillary Clinton should want to avoid is “Madam”. When I noticed the title of the show “Madam Secretary” I remembered something drill sergeants warned us about during basic training at Fort Leonard Wood in 1968. At that time women in the army were in the Women’s Army Corps.
  • [British] Scrounger admits using taxpayers' cash for prostitutes

    08/03/2015 9:04:42 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 22 replies
    Daily Star ^ | August 3, 2015
    Carl Robinson, 26, believes there is nothing wrong with using his benefits to pay for sex. Mr Robinson has been sponging off the system since he left his last job working in a bookmakers three years ago. But he now spends almost all of his fortnightly £170 on seedy romps with hookers. "I don't care what people think about what I am doing, there are a lot worse people than me out there," he said. "What man doesn't want to have sex when he can?" Mr Robinson continued: "I first slept with a prostitute when I was 18 and I...
  • Hollywood Stars Recoil as Amnesty Suggests Prostitution is a Human Right

    07/30/2015 3:11:58 PM PDT · by wildwoodla · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/30/15 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    Amnesty International has sparked a glitzy Hollywood backlash from its usual left wing fan-base by submitting a draft policy calling for prostitution to be legalised in order to promote the human rights of prostitutes.
  • Woman who killed alleged serial killer recounts final fight

    07/26/2015 4:13:24 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 35 replies
    CBS News ^ | 07/26/2015 | Mark Albert
    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Police in West Virginia seem to have quite the case on their hands: a man killed by a woman he attacked in her home may have been a serial killer himself. Neals Falls Charleston Police Department via KOIN-TV Investigators now believe 45-year-old Neal Falls may be connected to murders in three states.Falls was answering an online ad for an escort, police said, when he showed up to a Charleston, West Virginia, home.The woman, who wants only to be known as "Heather," answered the door.She said Falls, armed with a gun, asked her: "live or die?" Then...
  • Adultery site Ashley Madison hacked, user data leaked (Schadenfreude)

    07/20/2015 7:04:35 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 36 replies
    CNBC.Com ^ | July 20, 2015 | Arjun Kharpal
    Hackers have stolen and leaked the personal details of users of Ashley Madison – a site that hooks up people who want to have affairs. A group or individual known as The Impact Team claimed to be behind the attack and that it had data on all of Ashley Madison's 37 million users and its partner sites, Cougar Life and Established Men, all owned by Canada's Avid Life Media (ALM). The Impact Team claims to have access to the company's user database and is threatening to release all of the information unless the site is taken down. So far the...
  • Moonlite Bunny Ranch ‘legal brothel mogul’ Dennis Hof to run for U.S. Senate as Libertarian

    07/13/2015 2:24:46 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 7/12/15 | Jennifer Harper
    Dennis Hof - a self described “legal brothel mogul, HBO-TV star, best-selling author, successful business entrepreneur and Nevadan” - has joined the Libertarian Party and organized an exploratory committee to run for U.S. Senate. Mr. Hof is very interested in running for Sen. Harry Reid’s perch next year. “I’m fed up, and not going to take it anymore. I’ve voted for Democrats and Republicans all my life, and all it’s gotten me, and all Nevadans, is more taxes and regulations and less freedoms. I’m disgusted with them both,” says Mr. Hof, owner of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch, located near Carson...
  • [DC] Two arrested in connection with sex trafficking ring [child prostitution]

    07/10/2015 7:12:09 PM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7/10/15 | Peter Hermann
    D.C. police have arrested two people in connection with a sex trafficking ring authorities say involved several underage girls who were forced to work out of an apartment in Southeast Washington.The arrests came after the mother of a 14-year-old girl went to police in May. Police said in a court affidavit that up to seven girls, many of them under the age of 18, were prostituting out of an apartment in the 3800 block of South Capitol Street SE.Police said they enlisted the help of the FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force and uncovered several advertisements placed on a Web site...
  • Bride or Harlot;You Chose...Bride/harlot pt 1

    Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also.(John 14:1-3)I have been told that the words above, spoken by Jesus on the eve of his crucifixion, are almost word for word the typical engagement speech to a young bride to be, in...
  • Report Reveals UN Peacekeepers Trade Goods for Sex

    06/13/2015 12:23:22 PM PDT · by pabianice · 22 replies
    A draft UN report has revealed that UN peacekeepers routinely flout a ban of the international organization and pay for sex with money, dresses, jewelry, perfume, cell phones and other items in a flagrant exploitation of poverty-stricken populations they are meant to protect. Reuters received a copy of the draft report, which was conducted by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS), and detailed how UN forces bought the sexual services of hundreds of women in Haiti and Liberia who said they were forced to sell their bodies due to hunger and poverty. "Evidence from two peacekeeping mission countries...
  • Court in Japan rules that paying for sex is not adultery in landmark ruling

    06/13/2015 10:38:00 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 39 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 06/13/2015 | Taku Dzimwasha
    A court in Japan has ruled that a husband who sleeps with another woman is not committing adultery if the sex is a business transaction. The ruling was made after a man's wife sought ¥4m (£20,830) in compensation from a club hostess who had a long-term sexual relationship with her husband, the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported. . . . . As long as the intercourse is for business, it "does not harm the marital relationship at all" the judge said. "Even if the wife is disgusted by the act, it does not constitute a legal offense," the judge added.
  • Elderly Man With Prostitute Under Bed Loses Housing Subsidy

    05/14/2015 6:37:10 PM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies ^ | May 11, 2015
    Authorities say a man living in a suburban Philadelphia assisted-living facility has lost his housing subsidy after officials found a prostitute underneath his bed. Uri Monson tells The Intelligencer in Doylestown ( the man, believed to be in his 70s, paid prostitutes using profits earned from peddling alcohol to fellow residents.
  • Child Rape Victims Deemed Willing Prostitutes By South Yorkshire Police ( UK Moslems )

    05/08/2015 7:58:18 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 6 May 2015 | Sarkis Zeronian
    Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings, admitted nothing was done about the “very entrenched” child sex exploitation in his region following the first warnings over 10 years ago because the girls were then seen as child prostitutes not victims. ... abusers were able to carry on with “impunity” across South Yorkshire and particularly in Sheffield and Rotherham. Dr Heal said she was once told by a senior officer that “it was awful but burglary and car crime were policing priorities set by the government.”
  • Trolling for sex in Santa Ana, with the kids in the car

    05/07/2015 2:36:39 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 25 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | May 7, 2015 | Teri Sforza
    Weak fluorescent lights cast a sickly pall through the cheap motel room on Harbor Boulevard, where one undercover police officer shimmied into skin-tight leggings and another into stiletto heels. Both beds in room 320 were shoved against a wall to accommodate another dozen police officers, prosecutors and news types assembled for the sting. Requisite jokes were cracked about the quilted bedspreads – sit at your own risk – but a pair of heavy handcuffs on the desk belied any frivolity. Out on Harbor, an undercover Santa Ana police officer strutted in cheetah print and bed slippers. A fluorescent pink-orange brassiere...
  • DEA chief tells House committee she can't fire agents involved in sex parties

    04/14/2015 5:29:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 14, 2015 | Doug McKelway
    With the Secret Service still smarting from its 2012 prostitution scandal in Cartagena, Colombia, another federal law agency is in hot water over an even more salacious sex scandal—in the same country. The Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Michelle Leonhart, Tuesday faced a grueling three-hour inquisition from the House Oversight Committee over an Inspector General’s report that found DEA agents in Bogota, Colombia engaged in “sex parties” with prostitutes and that the parties were paid for by the very drug cartels the DEA was sent to fight. “This behavior is not acceptable,” Leonhart said in her opening statement. “It...
  • Holder warns DOJ employees against soliciting prostitutes

    04/11/2015 4:12:18 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 37 replies ^ | April 11, 2015 | The Associated Press and Fox News’ Matt Dean
    Attorney General Eric Holder sent a memo to employees of the Department of Justice Friday, reminding them that soliciting prostitutes is against agency rules and that violation of those rules could lead to suspension or termination. “The solicitation of prostitution threatens the core mission of the Department, not simply because it invites extortion, blackmail, and leaks of sensitive or classified information, but also because it undermines the Department's efforts to eradicate the scourge of human trafficking,” the memo said. The memo was sent weeks after a Justice Department watchdog report alleged several Drug Enforcement Administration agents attended "sex parties" with...
  • How Global Warming Will Lead to Prostitution

    04/02/2015 5:43:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | April 2, 2015 | Robert Knight
    As much of New England continues to dig out from late winter’s massive snowstorms, the climate change lobby is doubling down. When Boston was inundated with snow in January and February, they were quick to blame – what else—global warming? That’s still the favored explanation. Beantown got nearly two more inches on March 20, the first day of spring, and has now recorded 110.3 inches, easily shattering the record. In the last 21 years, Boston has had four of its top five heaviest snow seasons, according to But before you suggest that this puts the kibosh on global warming...
  • Obama's Army: Ft. Hood prostitution ring

    03/13/2015 5:39:23 AM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 13 replies
  • Ambassador To Belgium-Top Obama Bundler & Palin Basher “Solicited Prostitutes, Including Minors”…

    06/12/2013 12:19:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 12, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    U.S. Ambassador To Belgium Howard Gutman, who was a top Obama campaign bundler, reportedly “solicited prostitutes, including minors.” Gutman was also a Palin-basher who challenged her parenting skills. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) The New York Post reported, via Weasel Zippers: A State Department whistleblower has accused high-ranking staff of a massive coverup — including keeping a lid on findings that members of then-Secretary Hillary Clinton’s security detail and the Belgian ambassador solicited prostitutes. A chief investigator for the agency’s inspector general wrote a memo outlining eight cases that were derailed by senior officials, including one instance of interference by Clinton’s chief of staff,...
  • North Carolina Legalizes Prostitutes For Politicians

    02/28/2015 12:41:33 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies
    North Carolina’s State Ethics Committee has just opened up a major problem for their state — they just made it legal for lobbying firms to purchase prostitutes to service politicians. The Committee’s determination that sex had no value and that sex between a lobbyist and politician was nothing to report or in any way questionable means that a major loophole has opened up for lobbying firms. Now lobbying firms can hire people with the explicit goal to seduce and fornicate with politicians in order to garner favor. In other terms, lobbying firms can hire people who can offer sexual services...
  • Into Africa: Fort Collins missionaries prepare to challenge Ugandan rebels’ concept of God

    08/20/2006 5:49:47 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 3 replies · 708+ views
    Fort Collins Weekly ^ | August 9. 2006 | Greg Campbell
    Matt Tarka speaks with the confidence of the faithful. Discussing a trip he will soon be taking to Northern Uganda to spread the word of Christianity, the details roll off his tongue like he’s describing an upcoming camping trip, with enthusiasm and confidence. He and four other missionaries—representing three Fort Collins churches—have flights booked, itineraries mostly finalized and contacts in Uganda awaiting their arrival. They’re working out their ground transportation, gathering aid supplies like clothing and toys, and hosting fund raisers to pay for the mission’s considerable expense. But most importantly, they have their goals firmly in mind. “We want...
  • Eight men arrested in Grand Forks prostitution

    02/13/2015 3:20:59 PM PST · by skeptoid · 41 replies
    Grand Forks Herald ^ | 02/134/2014 at 3:43 p.m. | John Hageman
    A prostitution sting resulted in eight arrests Thursday night in Grand Forks. The Grand Forks Police Department conducted the operation by putting advertisements on, a classified advertising website. The arrests were made at a local hotel, according to Lt. Dwight Love of the Grand Forks Police Department. Love said the ad netted 30 to 40 responses. "Quite honestly, we could probably do it once a week for a while and get that many," he said. "We were pretty shocked by the level of responses we got."
  • Rutgers Professor Defends Billionaire Pedophile: 14-Year-Old Prostitution Isn’t ‘So Heinous’

    02/05/2015 10:13:03 AM PST · by Zakeet · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 3, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    A Reuters exclusive published Monday explores the conundrum faced by nonprofits that have received money from Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire financier arrested and convicted for child prostitution. But buried in the report is an insane statement from a Rutgers professor saying that he didn’t think he should return the money… because he didn’t think Epstein did anything all that bad. Professor Robert Trivers told Reuters that Epstein was “a person of integrity who should be given credit for serving time in prison” and for settling civil lawsuits brought by underage girls. ”Did he get an easy deal? Did he buy...
  • Bill Clinton’s shady friendships outed by tabloids (country boy Clinton's sex and money saga)

    02/05/2015 5:05:06 AM PST · by Liz · 21 replies
    NYPOST.COM ^ | 2/4/15 | RICHARD JOHNSON, Page Six
    Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein flew on Epstein’s private jet in 2002 to meet with the Sultan of of the richest men in the world. Hollywood hotshots recently protested the Sultan's ownership of the posh Beverly Hills Hotel and his embrace of Sharia law. The Sultan has announced he plans to execute homosexuals. The National Enquirer reported flight logs reveal Epstein — before he was arrested and jailed for soliciting teenage masseuses — picked up Clinton at a Japanese naval airport. Also onboard “the orgy jet” — were two alleged ‘madames’ for Epstein’s kiddie sex ring. The mega-rich Sultan...
  • Pedophilia and the American Future

    01/30/2015 7:06:47 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/30/2015 | J.R. Dunn
    Jeffrey Epstein is back in the news at last. Epstein is a Florida-based hedge-fund manager who, having raked in billions, used his money and his organizational skills to set up an international pedophile network, shipping young girls by private plane to interested parties across the planet. The physically repulsive Epstein (he looks like a Satanic Fred Gwynne) got away with this for years thanks to his money and his social and political connections. Implicated in his crimes is no less than Prince Andrew, the ne’er-do-well hustler scion of the British Royal house. Also involved is another member of the...
  • All aboard the 'Lolita Express': Flight logs reveal the many trips Bill Clinton and Alan Dershowitz

    01/23/2015 3:06:01 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 104 replies ^ | 23 January 2015 | Reporter
    Just released flight records show Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has been flying with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein on the financier's private jet dubbed the 'Lolita Express' since as early as 1997, despite public statements that they were only acquaintances. The high-profile lawyer has been distancing himself from Epstein ever since a young woman named Virginia Roberts filed a lawsuit claiming she was recruited to work as a 'sex slave' for Epstein when she was just 15, naming both Dershowitz and Prince Andrew as two of her molesters. The flight records, obtained by Gawker, also show former President Bill Clinton...
  • D.C. police arrest CBS sports commentator in prostitution sting

    01/18/2015 9:02:50 AM PST · by golux · 33 replies
    Washington Bleep ^ | 1.18.15 | Brigid Schulte
    BY BRIGID SCHULTE CBS sports commentator Greg Anthony, a former NBA player, was arrested Friday and charged with soliciting a prostitute during an undercover sting operation, D.C. police said. Anthony, 47, a father of four, was arrested in a room at the Doubletree Hotel on Rhode Island Avenue NW, not far from the White House, about 5:46 p.m., according to Officer Hugh Carew, a police spokesman. Others were also arrested in the investigation, Carew added, but he did not say how many people were detained. A police report said that Anthony used a computer as part of the alleged solicitation....
  • Bill Clinton Underage Sex Lawsuit Shocker!

    01/05/2015 2:52:59 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    The National Enquirer ^ | January 5, 2015 | ENQUIRER STAFF
    Bill Clinton has been identified in a sex lawsuit involving underage girls – and the sleazy scandal threatens to blow up his wife Hillary’s bid to be president! --snip-- “While it’s been reported that the two men were friends, Bill’s name is all over the legal papers, which are chock-full of sordid claims about Epstein,” a source told The ENQUIRER. The documents filed in Florida’s Palm Beach Circuit Court, are part of a legal dispute between Epstein and lawyers Scott Rothstein and Bradley Edwards. Meanwhile, having her horndog husband named as a friend of a sexual felon is the latest...
  • Pervy Billionaire Agreed To Plea Bargain

    07/27/2006 3:48:29 PM PDT · by radar101 · 4 replies · 264+ views ^ | 27 July 2006 | TheSmokingGun
    Police report says Epstein had okayed deal in underage sex probe JULY 27--Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, now ensnared in a sleazy Palm Beach teenage sex/massage scandal, agreed earlier this year to plead guilty to an aggravated assault charge, serve five years probation, undergo "psychiatric/sexual evaluation," and have no unsupervised visits with minors, according to a police report. The details of the Epstein plea agreement--which was never finalized--are contained in an 87-page Palm Beach Police Department incident report, an excerpt of which you'll find below. According to an account by Detective Joseph Recarey, prosecutor Lana Belohlavek related to him the terms of...
  • Epstein craved big homes, elite friends and, investigators say, underage girls (Friend of Bubba)

    08/14/2006 7:37:48 AM PDT · by GianniV · 63 replies · 3,137+ views
    Palm Beach Post ^ | 8-14-06 | Andrew Marra
    WINGED GARGOYLES guarded the gate at Jeffrey Epstein's Palm Beach mansion. Inside, hidden cameras trolled two rooms, while the girls came and went. For the police detectives who sifted through the garbage outside and kept records of visitors, it was the lair of a troubling target. Epstein, one of the most mysterious of the country's mega-rich, was known as much for his secrecy as for his love of fine things: magnificent homes, private jets, beautiful women, friendships with the world's elite. But at Palm Beach police headquarters, he was becoming known for something else: the regular arrival of teenage girls...
  • Report: Feds Cut Secret Plea Deal-- Protects Prince Andrew, Other Powerful Politicans From Charges

    01/05/2015 6:27:09 PM PST · by drewh · 45 replies
    A secret plea deal for Britain’s Prince Andrew’s pal Jeffrey Epstein protected the prince and any other high-powered friends who may have used his alleged sex slaves, has exclusively learned. Federal prosecutors promised they “will not institute any criminal charges against any potential co-conspirators of Epstein” if the Wall Street money manager pled guilty to two relatively minor state underage sex charges that put him in a local jail for 13 months, the confidential plea agreement obtained by Radar says. A lawsuit filed by four women, who say federal prosecutors illegally ignored them and kept them in the dark...
  • Natural Law Vs. Positive Law: It's relevance to the Eric Garner case

    12/20/2014 5:08:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/15/2014 | Jack Kerwick
    In the fallout following a grand jury’s decision to not indict police for the death of Eric Garner, there is no shortage of libertarians who claim that Garner was innocent as far as the natural law is concerned. “Natural law” is an ethical tradition with an illustrious pedigree stretching back millennia. From this perspective, natural law is a transcendent moral order that provides the standard of justice for “positive law,” i.e. human legislation.The law forbidding the sale of loose cigarettes that Garner violated (repeatedly) is unjust. Garner “aggressed” against no one. He merely exercised his “natural right to dispose of...
  • More than 60 organizations and agencies call for repeal of new prostitution law

    12/06/2014 7:33:17 AM PST · by Citizen Zed · 16 replies
    TORONTO – More than 60 organizations and agencies from across the country are calling for the non-enforcement and repeal of new prostitution laws that came into force on Saturday. The groups – which include the Canadian AIDS Society, John Howard Society, and Native Women’s Resource Centre – want the new law repealed and the full decriminalization of sex work in Canada. The sweeping new changes to the way prostitution is regulated in Canada follow a Supreme Court decision last year that found the old laws violated the rights of prostitutes. The groups say the law will recriminalize sex work while...
  • Russia: Prostitutes hike prices as rouble falls

    12/03/2014 11:48:12 AM PST · by lodi90 · 45 replies
    BBC News ^ | 12/3/2014 | BBC News
    Prostitutes in the Russian Arctic port of Murmansk have unexpectedly hiked prices for their services by up to 40%, blaming the tumbling ruble exchange rate for their decision, it seems.
  • Police: Students ran high school prostitution ring

    11/27/2014 5:59:09 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 25, 2014 | Jared Leone
    VENICE, Fla. — Students at a Southwest Florida high school told administrators that two teens tried to recruit them into a "prostitution ring" and that one 15-year-old boy had been "pimping out girls," according to an arrest affidavit. By Tuesday, detectives in Venice, a small community in Sarasota County, had charged three people in connection with the case. A 15-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl were charged with human trafficking and a 21-year-old man was charged with sexual battery on a victim older than 12. Police said he paid a 15-year-old girl from Riverview High School $40 and a bottle...
  • Police: Student led high school prostitution ring (in Florida)

    11/25/2014 6:03:06 AM PST · by Zakeet · 33 replies ^ | November 25, 2014
    Authorities in Florida say a 17-year-old Sarasota High School student organized a prostitution ring of students from nearby high schools. The teen was arrested Friday on felony charges of human trafficking of a person under 18. [Snip] Documents indicate the teen and at least one other student concocted the plan over the summer to prostitute teens for money and alcohol.
  • Decriminalize, Regulate Heroin, Cocaine, Commission Says

    09/11/2014 11:09:05 AM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 93 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Sept. 8, 2014 | José de Córdoba
    A commission composed mostly of former world leaders will recommend Tuesday that governments move beyond legalizing marijuana and decriminalize and regulate the use of most other illegal drugs, including heroin and cocaine. The international drug-control system is broken, says a report to be released Tuesday in New York by the Global Commission on Drug Policy. Governments should be allowed wide latitude to experiment with the regulation of drugs, except for the most lethal, says the commission, whose 21 members include former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker, former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz, and former presidents such as Brazil´s...
  • alabama incest ring unravels following teen's disappearance

    11/03/2014 9:44:39 AM PST · by Bratch · 36 replies
    Breitbart Big Texas ^ | November 1, 2014 | Kristin Tate
    HOUSTON, Texas -- A teen's mysterious disappearance helped prompt the deciphering of an alleged sex ring, involving numerous family members in the back woods of Alabama. 19-year-old Brittney Wood is thought to have been with Donnie Holland -- her uncle, who was being investigated for disturbing sex crimes -- in May 2012, the night Holland died from a gunshot in his car. Wood has not been seen since, and many questions remain surrounding rampant incest in her family, which is being described by investigators as "the largest sex ring ever uncovered in Alabama." Eleven individuals -- eight of whom are...
  • St. Louis County woman admits running brothel from Ferguson home (The "Yes We Can Social Club")

    11/01/2014 1:55:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | October 31, 2014 | Staff
    Carmen Fluker, aka "Lucious" ST. LOUIS • A woman from north St. Louis County has admitted running a brothel and strip club out of a Ferguson home for nearly three years. Carmen A. Fluker, 43, pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to a felony charge of promoting prostitution. Fluker, according to an indictment against her in May, went by Carmen Simmons," "Carmen Lacy" and "Lucious." A tipster told police that Fluker hosted parties at the one-story brick bungalow in the 400 block of Warfield Avenue, search warrants revealed. The parties featuring nude dancers, a dancing pole, liquor sales, drugs and...
  • WaPo: Inspector General Was Asked to Delay Damning White House Prostitution Scandal

    10/09/2014 7:13:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | October 9, 2014 | Katie Pavlich
    Two years ago a slew of Secret Service agents got busted for hiring prostitutes while on an official trip in Cartagena, Colombia. That scandal erupted after an agent failed to properly pay a woman for her services. They were fired and the White House denied aides had any involvement. Now, the Washington Post is out with a stunning report about the scandal not only detailing that former White House presidential advance team member and volunteer Jonathan Dach officially registered a prostitute as an overnight guest in his hotel room, but that White House aides knew about Dach's actions and interfered with...
  • Pictured: The WH worker (and top donor's son) who had Colombia prostitute in his hotel room

    10/09/2014 11:17:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 75 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | October 9, 2014 | David Martosko, Us Political Editor
    Senior Obama administration officials knew about a White House aide's link to the Secret Service prostitution scandal and covered it up, according to a bombshell report that surfaced Wednesday night. Friends of Barack: Jonathan Dach (right) posed with then-Senator Barack Obama during a campaign staff 'family night' event in Springfield, Missouri on November 1, 2008. Also seen are Dach's father Leslie (2nd left), then a Wal-Mart lobbying executive, and his mother Mary Dickie (left) Jonathan Dach, the staffer implicated by the Washington Post, was never disciplined after an investigation found he had a prostitute in his hotel room during a...
  • Report: White House knew of possible tie to prostitution scandal

    10/09/2014 8:00:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 9, 2014 | David McCabe
    David Nieland, who led the investigation for the DHS inspector general’s office, later told Senate aides examining the investigation that his superiors had asked him to keep those details out of the report. He also said that the request to leave the information out came from his superiors shortly after they met with Janet Napolitano, then the secretary of homeland security.Nieland also said that he had been told to delay the release of the report until after the election. A Washington Post story published Wednesday night alleges that the White House did not rigorously investigate information linking a volunteer for...
  • Did White House pressure IG into blocking probe of staffer in Secret Service scandal?

    10/09/2014 4:53:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Hot ^ | October 9, 2014 | ED MORRISEY
    At first, this story from the Washington Post seems impossible to believe. After all, the White House insists that they were cleared of any involvement in the Cartagena prostitute scandal by, er, their own internal investigation — a claim that White House aide Eric Schultz repeated to the Post’s Carol Leonnig and David Nakamura. That settles it, right? Wrong: But new details drawn from government documents and interviews show that senior White House aides were given information at the time suggesting that a prostitute was an overnight guest in the hotel room of a presidential advance-team member — yet that...