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  • Chris Matthews Suggests: 'Witch Hunt' to Impeach Trump for Covering Up Affairs

    12/10/2018 8:14:18 PM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | December 10, 2018 | Mark Finkelstein
    Was Chris Matthews suddenly struck by some semblance of fairness? Or is the Bill Clinton fan, and the man who has described notorious womanizer JFK as a "hero," reluctant to condemn presidents for their peccadilloes? On his Hardball show this evening, Matthews suggested that impeaching a President over sexual misbehavior would be a "witch hunt." Said Matthews, posing the question to Dem Rep. Hakeem Jeffries: Chris Matthews: 'Witch Hunt' to Impeach Trump for Covering Up Affairs CHRIS MATTHEWS: Do you think you can actually impeach a President for basically covering up sexual misbehavior? I mean, we had this with Clinton....
  • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns, ending political career once aimed at presidency

    05/29/2018 2:33:31 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 99 replies
    KC Star ^ | 5/29/18 | Jason Hancock
    Eric Greitens stormed into the governor’s office in January 2017 vowing to clean up a state government he said was corrupt. He resigned Tuesday just as abruptly as he had arrived on Missouri's political scene, his career buried under an avalanche of scandal and felony charges. Mike Parson, 63, a fellow Republican and former sheriff who served 11 years in the General Assembly before being elected as lieutenant governor in 2016, will take over as Missouri’s 57th governor. He’ll finish Greitens’ term, which runs until January 2021. A Rhodes scholar and former Navy SEAL, Greitens was once considered one of...
  • CNN Goes Nuclear on Sanders After WH Briefing; ‘She Has Lost Credibility’ with the Country

    05/03/2018 3:36:28 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 107 replies ^ | May 3, 2018 | Curtis Houck
    Conditions reached DEFCON-1 over at CNN on Thursday afternoon following a tense White House press briefing filled with questions about the administration’s credibility. These frenzied inquiries were sparked by Rudy Giuliani's stunning admission that the President reimbursed Michael Cohen for the Stormy Daniels hush payment.  CNN political director David Chalian and senior political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson went ballistic over Sanders having "lost credibility with the American people” and bolstered the lewd claims about Sanders made by Michelle Wolf at Saturday’s White House Correspondents Dinner.   CNN Goes Nuclear on Sanders After WH Briefing; ‘She Has Lost Credibility’ with the Country This...
  • Disgraced cardinal cancels appearance representing Pope after locals vow to protest

    02/19/2018 6:35:29 PM PST · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | January 19, 2018 | Claire Chretien
    Pope Francis appointed disgraced Cardinal Roger Mahony to be his special envoy to the Catholic Diocese of Scranton’s 150th anniversary Mass. But after uproar, the diocese removed the announcement of Mahony’s visit from their website and told LifeSiteNews the cardinal informed them “late last week” that he’ll be unable to attend. On January 13, the Diocese of Scranton issued a press release saying, “Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Roger Michael Mahony, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, as his special envoy at the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the erection of the Diocese of Scranton, to be observed with a...
  • Oxfam staff 'paid prostitutes for sex in Haiti during earthquake recovery - then charity covered...

    02/09/2018 2:30:53 AM PST · by markomalley · 28 replies
    The Mirror ^ | 2/9/18 | Steve Robson
    Top staff at Oxfam paid Haitian prostitutes for sex in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, it has been claimed.Senior aid workers were found to have paid for sex while involved in the massive cleanup operation after the natural disaster killed 220,000 people and left millions more homeless, the Times reports.The charity, which receives Ł300million a year in government funding, conducted an internal investigation which led to three men being sacked for gross misconduct.Four others were allowed to resign, it is claimed.One source told the Times that an Oxfam worker had arranged "sex parties" at a villa rented by the...
  • Scandal Rocks Pelosi's World, Could Spell Doom For Dems in California

    02/03/2018 11:13:37 AM PST · by · 66 replies
    American Journal Review ^ | January 23, 2018 | John Locke
    FILE- In this May 25, 2017, file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi’s daughter is sharply criticizing the California Legislature’s handling of sexual misconduct while Pelosi faces criticism for not being more strident in responding to sexual harassment allegations. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) California is a really odd state to live in when it comes to politics in the first place. Enter Nancy Pelosi. She is one of those people that is directly cut from the mold of the Democrat Party prototype, Hillary Clinton. She is...
  • Allegations in Death of Sex Worker Plague Influential West Hollywood Political Insider

    02/01/2018 1:22:00 PM PST · by Jack Black · 65 replies
    WeHo Times (West Hollywood Times) ^ | Aug. 14, 2017 | Thom Senzee
    Unmasking The Ed Buck They Thought They Knew In the week since news outlets across the globe picked up a story WEHO TIMES broke last Monday about the death of a 26-year-old Texas youth at the home of a politically influential West Hollywood resident, a disturbing picture began emerging of a man who evidence suggests is equally comfortable mingling among America’s uppermost-echelon citizenry, as he is rattling the nerves of sex workers by way of alleged coercion, heaps of cash, piles of illicit drugs and allegedly involuntary injections of methamphetamine. A growing mountain of evidence obtained by WEHO TIMES —including...
  • Hillary does damage control

    01/26/2018 8:23:27 PM PST · by An American in Turkiye · 25 replies
    Hillary responds to the NY Times article that calls her out for not firing one of her campaign workers. He was sexually harassing women in her campaign.
  • Hillary ‘Faith Adviser’ Sexually Harassed Campaign Staff… She Refused to Fire Him

    01/26/2018 12:42:08 PM PST · by upchuck · 30 replies
    The Western Journal ^ | Jan 26, 2018 | Dick "Toe Sniffer/Licker Morris
    Burns Strider, Hillary Clinton’s “faith adviser,” sexually harassed a 30-year-old woman with whom he shared an office during the 2008 campaign. Informed about the incident, Hillary refused to fire Strider and assigned the woman to another job instead. Strider was docked several weeks of pay and ordered to undergo counseling. It didn’t work. In 2016, he took a job working for David Brock in a pro-Clinton organization but, there, he was fired after several months for sexual harassment of a young female aide. During the 2016 campaign, Strider sent Hillary daily inspirational messages and psalms. “We share reflections and devotions...
  • Hillary Clinton protected '08 campaign adviser accused of sexual harassment

    01/26/2018 10:13:19 AM PST · by SERKIT · 22 replies
    FOX News ^ | 1/26/2018 | Brooke Singman
    Hillary Clinton reportedly helped protect a senior adviser to her 2008 presidential campaign after accusations that he repeatedly sexually harassed a young subordinate. The New York Times reported Friday on the incident, revealing how Clinton allegedly intervened to help keep the adviser, Burns Strider, on board. According to the Times, the complaint was made by a 30-year-old Clinton staffer who shared an office with Strider. She reportedly told a campaign official that Strider had rubbed her shoulders inappropriately, kissed her on the forehead and sent suggestive emails. Clinton’s 2008 campaign manager, Patti Solis Doyle, reportedly recommended Clinton fire him. But...
  • Wynn shares tumble 6% after reports of 'decades-long pattern of sexual misconduct' by CEO Steve Wynn

    01/26/2018 10:14:44 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 88 replies
    CNBC ^ | January 26, 2018 | Michael Sheetz
    Wynn Resorts stock dropped 6 percent in trading Friday after The Wall Street Journal reported allegations of sexual misconduct by billionaire CEO Steve Wynn over many years. Dozens of people who worked at Wynn's casinos say his behavior created a pattern of sexual misconduct, according to the report, with some describing employees being pressured into performing sex acts with Wynn. Wynn would regularly have manicures, makeup applications and massages performed at his office at the Wynn resort in Las Vegas, according to the WSJ. Former employees of Wynn say they would schedule fake appointments for female workers to avoid requests...
  • Trump Lawyer Arranged $130,000 Payment for Adult-Film Star’s Silence

    01/12/2018 1:09:02 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 101 replies
    A lawyer for President Donald Trump arranged a $130,000 payment to a former adult-film star a month before the 2016 election as part of an agreement that precluded her from publicly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with Mr. Trump, according to people familiar with the matter. Michael Cohen, who spent nearly a decade as a top attorney at the Trump Organization, arranged payment to the woman, Stephanie Clifford, in October 2016 after her lawyer negotiated the nondisclosure agreement with Mr. Cohen, these people said. Ms. Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, has privately alleged the encounter with Mr. Trump...
  • Trump rep, former porn star deny ‘hush money’ claims

    01/12/2018 3:04:37 PM PST · by SMGFan · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 12, 2018
    A personal lawyer for President Trump and a former porn star both denied a late Friday report claiming the adult-film actress was paid in exchange for her silence about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen arranged the payment of $130,000 to Stephanie Clifford, whose stage name is Stormy Daniels, in October 2016. This reportedly was after she and her lawyer negotiated a nondisclosure agreement to prevent her from publicly discussing the supposed sexual encounter with the billionaire businessman. But Cohen vehemently denied the claim. “These rumors have circulated time...
  • Inspector General Findings Show Rampant Sexual Harassment at Obama’s DOJ

    12/27/2017 2:00:55 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 10 replies ^ | Dec 27, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    According to a new inspector general [OIG] review first reported by the Washington Post, the Obama Justice Department mishandled a number of sexual harassment complaints inside its ranks for years. The Justice Department has “systemic” problems in how it handles sexual harassment complaints, with those found to have acted improperly often not receiving appropriate punishment, and the issue requires “high level action,” according to the department’s inspector general. Justice supervisors have mishandled complaints, the IG said, and some perpetrators were given little discipline or even later rewarded with bonuses or performance awards. At the same time, the number of allegations...
  • IG says mishandling of sexual harassment complaints at DOJ is a ‘systemic’ problem

    12/27/2017 1:12:49 PM PST · by libstripper · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Dec. 26, 2017 | Sari Horwitz
    The Justice Department has “systemic” problems in how it handles sexual harassment complaints, with those found to have acted improperly often not receiving appropriate punishment, and the issue requires “high level action,” according to the department’s inspector general.
  • Gov. says senator should resign over misconduct allegations [PA]

    12/17/2017 9:03:41 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 17, 2017 10:54 PM EST
    Pennsylvania’s governor said Sunday a state senator should resign over published allegations he behaved inappropriately toward women. Gov. Tom Wolf’s call for Sen. Daylin Leach to quit followed a story quoting former campaign and legislative staffers and advisers who accused Leach, 56, of behavior ranging from highly sexualized jokes and comments to touching they considered inappropriate. Wolf called Leach “a leader on important policy issues”, but said, “this conduct cannot be excused.” Leach, a legislator since 2003, is seeking the Democratic nomination next year for Congress in the Philadelphia suburbs. In a statement, Leach blamed the accusations on an unnamed...
  • PBS Suspends Tavis Smiley After Sexual Misconduct Investigation

    12/13/2017 6:28:04 PM PST · by Liberty7732 · 53 replies
    HotAir ^ | 12/13/17
    Variety published an exclusive this afternoon saying PBS host Tavis Smiley has been suspended by the network in the wake of a sexual misconduct investigation.
  • PBS Suspends ‘Tavis Smiley’ Following Sexual Misconduct Investigation (EXCLUSIVE)

    12/13/2017 4:22:52 PM PST · by bkopto · 65 replies
    Variety ^ | 12/13/2017 | daniel holloway
    PBS has suspended late-night talk show “Tavis Smiley” amid misconduct allegations against its host and namesake. “Effective today, PBS has indefinitely suspended distribution of ‘Tavis Smiley,’ produced by TS Media, an independent production company,” the public broadcaster said. “PBS engaged an outside law firm to conduct an investigation immediately after learning of troubling allegations regarding Mr. Smiley. This investigation included interviews with witnesses as well as with Mr. Smiley. The inquiry uncovered multiple, credible allegations of conduct that is inconsistent with the values and standards of PBS, and the totality of this information led to today’s decision.”
  • Famed restaurateur allegedly has ‘rape room’ in trendy NYC eatery

    12/12/2017 12:19:24 PM PST · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/12/2017 | Kate Sheehy
    The owner of one of the city’s most famous celeb hangouts, the Spotted Pig, has been accused of routinely groping female employees and demanding sex and nude photos from them — while allowing his buddies to molest them too, a new report says. An after-hours space on the third floor of restaurateur Ken Friedman’s tony Village hot spot is even known among workers and industry insiders as “the rape room” — where public sex is on display, according to the New York Times, quoting 10 women who are accusing the powerful businessman of unwanted sexual advances. Former longtime server Trish...
  • Federal Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski Accused Of Sexual Harassment

    12/09/2017 2:36:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    NPR ^ | December 8, 2017 | Ina Jaffe
    Six women have accused a federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct, according to The Washington Post. Alex Kozinski serves on the Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and was formerly that court's chief judge. Heidi Bond, who clerked for Kozinski in 2006 and 2007, said he called her into his office and showed her pornography on his computer. He asked her if she thought the images were "photoshopped." He asked her if they turned her on. Bond, who now authors romance novels under the name Courtney Milan, wrote on her website that such incidents happened at least three...