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  • Cosby faces sex abuse allegations again as civil trial opens

    06/01/2022 7:19:55 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 27 replies
    Nypost ^ | 06/01/2022 | AP
    SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Bill Cosby will again be facing sex abuse allegations Wednesday as attorneys give opening statements in a civil trial that’s one of the last remaining legal claims against the comedian. Lawyers for 64-year-old Judy Huth will outline the evidence they plan to present that Cosby forced her to perform a sex act at the Playboy Mansion in 1975 when she was 16 years old. The case will hinge on the testimony of Huth, bolstered by photos and other archival exhibits to place the incident in time.
  • Tillis calls for investigation of Cawthorn over insider trading allegations

    04/27/2022 3:55:17 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 22 replies
    The hill ^ | 04/27/2022 | Tal Axelrod
    Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) Wednesday called for an investigation by the House Ethics Committee into Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) over allegations that Cawthorn violated federal insider trading laws. “Insider trading by a member of Congress is a serious betrayal of their oath, and Congressman Cawthorn owes North Carolinians an explanation. There needs to be a thorough and bipartisan inquiry into the matter by the House Ethics Committee,” Tillis tweeted on Wednesday.
  • Scott Stringer faces new groping allegations from second accuser

    06/04/2021 1:59:43 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    NY Post ^ | 06/04/2021 | Julia Marsh, Nolan Hicks and Bruce Golding
    A second woman accused Democratic mayoral candidate Scott Stringer of sexual misconduct on Friday in a devastating blow to his troubled campaign. Teresa Logan told the New York Times that Stringer — the outgoing city comptroller — groped and kissed her without consent when she worked as a waitress at a bar he co-founded and helped run nearly 30 years ago. Logan said the first alleged incident took place while she was carrying trays past Stringer on a stairwell at the since-shuttered Uptown Local in spring 1992, when she was 18 and Stringer was 32.
  • Andrew Cuomo Denies Sexual Harassment Allegations: ‘I Didn’t Do Anything Wrong’

    04/27/2021 9:20:25 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/27/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) on Monday denied the several sexual harassment allegations against him, claiming to have done nothing wrong despite weeks ago admitting he felt “embarrassed” for acting in ways that “made people feel uncomfortable.”
  • Biden inauguration priest under investigation for unspecified allegations in NorCal

    03/19/2021 11:45:39 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 15 replies
    ktla ^ | Mar 19, 2021 / 10:33 AM PDT
    The Jesuit priest who presided over an inaugural Mass for President Joe Biden is under investigation for unspecified allegations and is on leave from his position as president of Santa Clara University in Northern California, according to a statement from the college’s board of trustees. Rev. Kevin O’Brien allegedly “exhibited behaviors in adult settings, consisting primarily of conversations, which may be inconsistent with established Jesuit protocols and boundaries,” O’Brien gave the service at Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle...for well as ... Kamala Harris, their families and elected officials before the inauguration ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. O’Brien also...
  • Cuomo's cell phone trouble an element in two harassment allegations

    03/14/2021 4:06:55 AM PDT · by Libloather · 17 replies
    Times Union ^ | 3/14/21 | Brendan J. Lyons, Chris Bragg, Edward McKinley
    ALBANY - On a Saturday morning last June, Charlotte Bennett was unexpectedly summoned to the Capitol to "staff" Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo as he worked in his private office. It was during the height of the coronavirus pandemic, and the governor was putting in long hours. According to an attorney for Bennett, who would later level sexual harassment charges against the governor, she was greeted by Secretary to the Governor Melissa DeRosa and Stephanie Benton, the director of the governor's offices - a role in which Benton largely serves as Cuomo's gatekeeper. "They said, 'Oh, good, you're here,' and brought...
  • Bill de Blasio: Andrew Cuomo’s Denial of Sexual Harassment Allegations Is Not Credible

    03/09/2021 1:08:40 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/09/2021 | Hannah Bleau
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) made it clear on Tuesday that he does not consider Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) denial of the mounting allegations of sexual harassment against him credible. “Do you believe the governor and his response to these allegations? Do you think what he is saying is credible at this point?” a reporter asked the mayor, who issued a clear response.
  • Clinton: Allegations against Cuomo 'raise serious questions,' deserve probe

    03/04/2021 9:27:32 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    thehill ^ | 03/01/2021 | Aris Folley
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday signaled support for a thorough investigation into allegations of sexual harassment brought against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) by two former aides. “These stories are difficult to read, and the allegations brought forth raise serious questions that the women who have come forward and all New Yorkers deserve answers to,” Clinton, who served as a New York senator before her 2008 presidential run, said in a statement obtained by Fox News. “I’m glad to see that there will be a full, independent, and thorough investigation,” she added.
  • Why Is Drew Brees Wearing The Name Of An Alleged Rapist On His Helmet?

    09/02/2020 11:02:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    The Federalist ^ | September 2, 2020 | Georgi Boorman
    Roy Moore was dragged through the mud as evil scum for accusations similar to those Jacob Blake’s girlfriend made to police, but Blake is being sainted. ast Friday, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his team broke with the pack to hold practice as nine other NFL teams canceled theirs in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. They put Blake’s name in big black letters across the front of their helmets in what writer Stephen Sheehan called “a powerful visual signal.”New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton explained after practice that, “The idea of putting his...
  • The Defenestration of Domingo

    10/19/2019 5:33:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    Quillette ^ | October 18, 2019 | Heather Mac Donald
    The #MeToo movement has ended the U.S. career of legendary 78-year-old Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, one of classical music’s greatest ambassadors and impresarios. For nearly half a century, Domingo’s intense stage presence and warm, soaring voice captivated opera audiences; during the 1990s, he reached millions of new listeners as a member of the itinerant Three Tenors. In recent years, long after most singers have retired from the stage, he has continued a grueling international performance schedule, now singing baritone roles with remarkable pitch control and legato. Domingo’s entrepreneurial drive has been as untiring as his stage career. He was pivotal...
  • Biden: I’ll ‘be more mindful’ after unwanted touching allegations

    04/03/2019 12:51:27 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 70 replies
    nypost ^ | 04/03/2019 | Aaron Feis
    Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden vowed Wednesday to change his handsy ways after four women came forward to accuse him of inappropriate touching. “Social norms have begun to change, they’ve shifted and the boundaries of protecting personal space have been reset, and I get it,” said the former vice president in a video posted to his Twitter account. “I hear what they’re saying, I understand it and I’ll be much more mindful.” Biden maintained that he meant no ill will, and his penchant for hugs and shoulder rubs was “just who I am,” but conceded that it was on...
  • Washington Post details its investigation into Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax

    02/04/2019 10:30:41 AM PST · by csvset · 37 replies
    <p>Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax issued a statement early Monday denying a sexual assault allegation that appeared on the same conservative website that posted a racist photograph from Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page.</p> <p>"Lt. Governor Fairfax has an outstanding and well-earned reputation for treating people with dignity and respect," read the statement from his chief of staff and communication's director. "He has never assaulted anyone - ever - in any way, shape or form."</p>
  • Hillary Says Allegations Against Bill Were Different [semi-satire]

    10/13/2018 12:02:30 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 9 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 14 Oct 2018 | John Semmens
    In an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour former First Lady Hillary Clinton explained the difference between the sexual allegations made against her husband and those made against Donald Trump. "First of all, Bill was thoroughly investigated," she reminded. "There was forensic evidence of his semen on Monica's dress. So it wasn't just a 'he said, she said' type of case. Second, at the time many women publicly stated that they would gladly service Bill out of gratitude for his support of abortion. Third, the media didn't make a big deal out of it. They realized he was doing a bang-up...
  • White House Finds NO CORROBORATION of Sexual Misconduct Allegations AGAINST KAVANAUGH in FBI Report

    10/03/2018 9:41:13 PM PDT · by · 169 replies
    WSJ ^ | Oct. 4, 2018 | Rebecca Ballhaus, Michael C. Bender, Kristina Peterson and Natalie Andrews
    WASHINGTON—The White House has found no corroboration of the allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after examining interview reports from the FBI’s latest probe into the judge's background, according to people familiar with the matter.
  • ‘Kill Kavanaugh’ Tops Twitter Search and Hashtag Suggestions

    10/01/2018 8:47:21 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 19 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 30 Sep 2018 | Allum Bokhari
    Typing “kill” into Twitter’s search function currently returns a shocking result at the top of its search suggestions: “#KillKavanaugh.” It’s also currently the third autocompleted suggestion in searches for “ki” and the fourth suggestion in searches for “k” as of this writing. That’s right — by typing a single letter into search, Twitter is suggesting that its users might be interested in a hashtag about the murder of a federal judge and SCOTUS nominee. The search suggestion was spotted by Instapundit earlier today and has been confirmed by Breitbart News. “KillKavanaugh” search suggestions were also observed by Breitbart News in...
  • Dear Senators Flake, Collins, and Murkowski

    09/30/2018 6:02:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | September 30, 2018 | Derek Hunter
    You don’t know me, though I’ve met both Collins and Murkowski when I worked for the late Montana Senator Conrad Burns. But my life, and the lives of everyone in this country, are hanging on what you do next in the confirmation battle over Brett Kavanaugh. I call it a battle rather than a process because it is a battle, a fight, even a war. I know each of you think you’re doing your best to stave off that war, but you’re only making it more likely. Senator Flake, you were confronted on national television by two activists, both claiming...
  • Broaddrick: FBI Probe Ford Allegation? Then ‘Investigate My RAPE Allegations’ Against Clinton

    09/19/2018 11:12:29 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 17 replies ^ | 19 Sep 18 | Michael W. Chapman
    Commenting on Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her at a beer party some 36 years ago and that the FBI must investigate the matter now before she will testify about the supposed incident, Juanita Broaddrick tweeted that if the FBI goes back that far then it must also "investigate my RAPE allegations against Bill Clinton, too." "If you want the FBI to go back that far @HillaryClinton @MSNBC to investigate Ford's allegations .... let's investigate my RAPE allegations against Bill Clinton, too. Seems only fair," Broaddrick tweeted on Sept. 18.
  • A tawdry, disgusting, and distasteful week

    09/26/2018 6:04:17 AM PDT · by John David Powell · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 9/26/18 | John David Powell
    September 26, 2018 A tawdry, disgusting, and distasteful week By John David Powell As the Grateful Dead said, what a long, strange trip it's been. And dude, the week is only half-over. I mean, like, there it was: the headline declaring that Bill Cosby, Mr. Jell-O Pudding, America's Dad, will spend the next three to ten years in prison trying to keep from being some bad boy's best girl while wearing the title of Sexually Violent Predator for the rest of his life. Will they make him sew SVP onto the front of his shirt? I received no reply on...
  • Now, a FOURTH purported ‘witness’ claims NO knowledge of Kavanaugh assault

    09/23/2018 6:51:53 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 53 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 9/23/18 | USA Features
    Epic Fail: Conservatives were disappointed Saturday to learn that Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, had caved to demands from Christine Blasey Ford for ‘more time’ before she is prepared to testify before the panel regarding her allegations that SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three decades ago. In agreeing to delay Ford’s testimony, Grassley appeared to be taking the side of one woman with a sketchy claim who appears to have been involved with Democrats in delaying Kavanaugh’s nomination to more than 75 women who have come forward to vouch for the nominee. Now, there...
  • Sanders hits Feinstein over Kavanaugh allegations: Now it’s clear why she did nothing for months

    09/18/2018 6:57:10 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 73 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/18/18 | Megan Keller
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders slammed Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) for her statements about sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. "Now clear why top Democrat on Senate Judiciary Committee did nothing with allegation for months or even ask Judge Kavanaugh about it," Sanders tweeted. "Senator Feinstein just said 'I can't say everything's truthful.'" Feinstein told reporters on Capitol Hill earlier Tuesday that she couldn't say that everything in Christine Blasey Ford's allegations against Kavanaugh was "truthful." Feinstein later clarified her comments to CNN, saying, "Based on what I know at this stage, she [Ford] is...