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Portland police will investigate accusations that Al Gore groped woman (Investigation Re-Opened)
The Oregonian ^ | June 30, 2010 | Maxine Bernstein

Posted on 06/30/2010 5:11:23 PM PDT by Arec Barrwin

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51 posted on 06/30/2010 6:26:18 PM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: rlmorel
"...he's got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. Like a doll's eyes. When he comes at ya, doesn't seem to be living..."
52 posted on 06/30/2010 6:28:14 PM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: Arec Barrwin
Until all this came out, and about his split with Tipper, I coulda sworn that Gore was neuter. I mean...he does not look like a man who has any kind of sexual drive at all...more like a wimpy humpty dumpty. I don't think this girl's story is completely true, or all false. The truth is probably somewhere in between. But even the thought of giving Gore a massage, late at night, in a hotel room, let alone anything else, makes my stomach twist. Not the figure of a man I would want to see even partially undressed.

I was wondering, don't most hotels have a special room for such massages where guests go for such things? I mean a room equipped with a massage table and all. Who, as a professional masseuse, considers going to a man's "bedroom" to give a massage late at night without taking someone else along, at least. I am not saying the girl was inclined to know what to expect, but I think she was very foolish if she didn't question the request. Did the hotel call a massage parlor and ask her to go there, or what? I would think that someone along the way, like her boss or supervisor, or someone would question the request and make sure she was not alone, no matter who was asking for this at such a late hour in their hotel room.

Oh, his poor family. Daddy should have gotten out of the spotlight long ago.

53 posted on 06/30/2010 6:30:12 PM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: not2worry

I wonder how that Hope and Chakra are working out for him?


54 posted on 06/30/2010 6:33:18 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Political correctness in America today is a Rip Van Winkle acid trip.)
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To: rlmorel

LMAO!!!!


55 posted on 06/30/2010 6:35:19 PM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights (.)
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To: rlmorel
Hilarious!

While not quite as good(IMO), a quick search yielded this one:


56 posted on 06/30/2010 6:42:51 PM PDT by Nasher ("0bama: On the job since Day 1" - Malia & Sasha)
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To: Psalm 144
.. but I don’t see proof beyond a reasonable doubt at this point.

This is not a capital murder case. You don't need PBARD as the standard for conviction. Preponderence of evidence is good enough.

57 posted on 06/30/2010 6:50:51 PM PDT by nwrep
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To: dead
Very good.

Actually the actor playing the passenger in this classic Twilight Zone episode is James Broderick (1927-1982), father of Mathew Broderick.

58 posted on 06/30/2010 6:56:35 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: Arec Barrwin

Here’s a picture of the masseuse. She’s 54, not as young as most people think.

http://www.nationalenquirer.com/new_evidence_gore_sex_scandal_exclusive_interview_masseuse_/celebrity/68913


59 posted on 06/30/2010 6:56:35 PM PDT by Atlantan
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To: dead
Very good.

Actually the actor playing the passenger in this classic Twilight Zone episode is James Broderick (1927-1982), father of Mathew Broderick.

60 posted on 06/30/2010 6:57:12 PM PDT by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: Arec Barrwin
Portland police said last week they considered the case closed unless new evidence surfaced. Police did not explain their decision today. "Consistent with our policy regarding open investigations, the Police Bureau will not be commenting on any additional specifics regarding this case at this time,'' Portland Det. Mary Wheat, bureau spokeswoman, said in a news release.

there's your why ... in the best imitation of Maxwell Smart, they lowered the Cone of Silence.

61 posted on 06/30/2010 6:57:36 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Obama suffers from decision-deficit disorder." Oliver North 6/25/10)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Al Bore, call Bill C. and get tips on how to beat a rap.


62 posted on 06/30/2010 7:05:56 PM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Theodore R.

CNN just started the Anderson Cooper show whth this Breaking news...I almost fell out of my chair.


63 posted on 06/30/2010 7:11:47 PM PDT by sissyjane (Did you plug the hole yet Daddy????)
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To: dead

LMAO!!!!


64 posted on 06/30/2010 7:14:30 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Gropal Warming? Oh, it was all just a spelling error.


65 posted on 06/30/2010 7:16:59 PM PDT by Eddie01 (All we every really knew was it was crazy to be doin' it any other way)
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To: Arec Barrwin

Dear Lord I ask: Is it a sin to feel joy as Algore goes down in flames?


66 posted on 06/30/2010 7:22:57 PM PDT by cll (I am the warrant and the sanction)
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To: TSgt

Both of you have given me a much needed laugh this evening. Al won’t be ronery behind bars. Ask him how his second chakra is doing in about 6 months. HAH!


67 posted on 06/30/2010 7:24:40 PM PDT by SueRae (I can see November from my HOUSE!)
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To: All

The Washington Post, AP, CBS all have it now. The story can no longer be ignored.

So just to sum up the left’s heroes:

clinton/gore= rapist/attempted rapist
Scott Ritter=Attempted child molester


68 posted on 06/30/2010 7:32:01 PM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the existing Constitution"Obama Adviser)
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To: Psalm 144

“The pivot point will be consent.”

But if Al gets interviewed by the cops and tells them nothin’ happened. . . yet she has the stain on her black pants, then that’s a pretty good case right there.

If he says it was consensual, well, that’s a whole different game.


69 posted on 06/30/2010 7:44:07 PM PDT by webstersII
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To: Arec Barrwin
Photobucket"Hey b*tch, you forgot a word. I'm a crazed 'green' sex poodle."
70 posted on 06/30/2010 7:45:06 PM PDT by mlizzy (Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee ...)
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To: Psalm 144

If she has any physical evidence it is not a weak case. Sure - even OJ can get off but what does that mean - she shouldn’t pursue justice? So I am cheering her on and hope she prevails. But we shall see how it goes. Having said that I have no delusions that high powered lawyers may get Algore off. (did I just say getting Algore off? - I think I am about to get sick)


71 posted on 06/30/2010 7:48:22 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: webstersII

If he says it was consensual, well, that’s a whole different game.

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That is what I expect. I think if he gets truly cornered on this he will tell a tale about a groupie that took advantage of him.

A defense attorney will make her look like a predatory prostitute, who saw an opportunity to take down the Great Man.

That is my guess. Trials are never sure things, but this is what I anticipate.


72 posted on 06/30/2010 7:49:19 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (The Democrats' mascot is a jackass. This is because they are asses who are in it for the jack.)
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To: plain talk

It would be a weak case as the issue which would define whether or not a crime occurred: consent.

In this case, stipulate some activity which garnered the DNA. After that, it is quite literally “he said, she said” verbal testimony.

Based on what is in front of us at this point, I hasten to add. That she received $500 from him when she left will be a lot for a defense attorney to use.


73 posted on 06/30/2010 7:54:04 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (The Democrats' mascot is a jackass. This is because they are asses who are in it for the jack.)
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To: nwrep

You don’t need PBARD as the standard for conviction. Preponderence of evidence is good enough.

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Preponderance is the norm in civil cases. Proof beyond a reasonable doubt IS required for criminal convictions in the US.


74 posted on 06/30/2010 7:57:17 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (The Democrats' mascot is a jackass. This is because they are asses who are in it for the jack.)
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To: Psalm 144
Knowing the political bias of Portland and the police chief, I wouldn't want to be the massage therapist.
75 posted on 06/30/2010 7:58:44 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: cll

Dear Lord I ask: Is it a sin to feel joy as Algore goes down in flames?

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No. “The Lord shall hold them in derision . . .”


76 posted on 06/30/2010 7:59:08 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (The Democrats' mascot is a jackass. This is because they are asses who are in it for the jack.)
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To: JimSEA

Knowing the political bias of Portland and the police chief, I wouldn’t want to be the massage therapist.

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That was my original point in post #3. My bet is that from a formal procedure standpoint this complaint is brushed off as insufficient evidence to warrant an arrest.


77 posted on 06/30/2010 8:03:37 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (The Democrats' mascot is a jackass. This is because they are asses who are in it for the jack.)
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To: Psalm 144

The fact she received $500 from him is evidence of guilt on the part of Algore. He tried to shut her up for $500 and it didn’t work. This will get ugly. It is not a weak case so I don’t accept your premise. Gore will have to get a team of high powered scum lawyers and spend a lot of money defending himself if this goes to trial.


78 posted on 06/30/2010 8:04:16 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: vladimir998

Arrest the fat snake oil salesman. “Global Warming” my rear. What a liar and phony!!


79 posted on 06/30/2010 8:10:45 PM PDT by mpeters
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To: Psalm 144

Crazed sex poodle’ would have more of a withering effect.


LOL But maybe Algore really got turned on when she said that. He was thinking “I’m a beast...a Crazed Sex Poodle Beast”!


80 posted on 06/30/2010 8:12:15 PM PDT by unkus
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81 posted on 06/30/2010 8:15:36 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

If he is found guilty, he should be impeached, convicted and removed from the taxpayers’ payroll.


82 posted on 06/30/2010 8:17:21 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: plain talk

We shall see. About 10 years ago $350 - $500 was a common fee for an unremarkable prostitute in tourist and hotel areas. If he really gets cornered, he will probably admit that he did indeed call for a midnight therapeutic massage because he was tired and down, and that while he was vulnerable and alone she took advantage of his innocent and altruistic self. She then tried to blackmail him later with no success, became angry and thus reported the incident. Do I believe this? No. I just made it all up. But I do expect this defense.

I tend to believe her narrative, largely because it is so weird and barely under control, which is consistent with his strange character.

Our analyses differ. I hope you prove to be correct.

I do agree with you that this is going to be VERY expensive for the sex crazed poodle in question. I suspect it has already cost him his marriage.


83 posted on 06/30/2010 8:17:23 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (The Democrats' mascot is a jackass. This is because they are asses who are in it for the jack.)
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To: unkus

LOL But maybe Algore really got turned on when she said that. He was thinking “I’m a beast...a Crazed Sex Poodle Beast”!

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I...am..CHAkra hear me ROOOOAAARRR !!!

I tell you I am _really_ looking forward to what Shanklin will do with this.


84 posted on 06/30/2010 8:20:22 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (The Democrats' mascot is a jackass. This is because they are asses who are in it for the jack.)
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To: Psalm 144

well let me be more clear and maybe we were just talking past each other. You said she had a weak case. If you mean it in assessing in the sense that Gore will probably pay a bunch of lawyers and get off. I agree that is likely the outcome.

But the first threshold is whether this even goes to trial. A really weak case would not make it that far. I think there is enough evidence (from what we’ve heard) including DNA evidence that I see this going to a trial. That’s why I don’t consider it a “weak case”. The wild card is the judge.


85 posted on 06/30/2010 8:38:16 PM PDT by plain talk
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After the alleged incident, the woman said she was dissuaded from contacting the police by liberal friends of hers, whom she refers to as "The Birkenstock Tribe," and of which she counts herself a member.

"It's like being the ultimate traitor," the woman said. One friend "was basically asking me to just suck it up, otherwise the world's going to be destroyed from global warming," she said.

It's on the AP now!

86 posted on 06/30/2010 8:50:39 PM PDT by Smogger
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To: Psalm 144

I tell you I am _really_ looking forward to what Shanklin will do with this.


LOL I hadn’t even thought about Shanklin. It’ll be good.


87 posted on 06/30/2010 8:55:09 PM PDT by unkus
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To: Arec Barrwin

“unwanted sexual contact”

If it’s because Albert rubbed his “Johnson” up against her....she may to have to settle this one in small claims court.


88 posted on 06/30/2010 9:01:43 PM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: CitizenM
Unfortunately, many people do not understand massage therapy. Many business people who travel all day and have a hectic schedule during the day followed by business dinner meetings, etc. will ask for a massage therapist at the hour this woman was asked to come to Poodle's room. It is not unusual.

What is unusual is Senor, sorry, Jr. Gore's behavior. I do believe the massage therapist and am convinced there are others who the big man has put on the spot.

JMGR

89 posted on 06/30/2010 9:02:23 PM PDT by not2worry (WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND)
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To: Psalm 144

The hotel arranges for the therapist so she must be on their list of who to call or she works directly for the hotel.

Not sure they can say some groupie or someone went with the intent of harm because of who he is.


90 posted on 06/30/2010 9:05:10 PM PDT by presently no screen name ( Repeal ZeroCare!)
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91 posted on 06/30/2010 9:12:28 PM PDT by mojitojoe (When crisis becomes opportunity, crisis becomes the goal.)
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To: ETL

LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


92 posted on 06/30/2010 9:13:40 PM PDT by mojitojoe (When crisis becomes opportunity, crisis becomes the goal.)
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To: Psalm 144
Vice-Presidue only proves that Gore ejaculated (or leaked). It doesn't prove the assault. In the end, assuming "it" is his, it will come down to a he-said/she-said thing. In that case, he comes across as a total pig who engaged in something consensual. Still bad for him.

Perhaps she was trying to squeeze (ahem) Al for some hush money. He didn't pay up, told Tipper about the whole thing, got separated, and now this woman goes through with her threat to press charges and ruin his life...

Just some wild speculation on my part.

93 posted on 06/30/2010 9:16:41 PM PDT by Paradox (Socialism - trickle up poverty.)
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94 posted on 06/30/2010 9:21:28 PM PDT by mojitojoe (When crisis becomes opportunity, crisis becomes the goal.)
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To: Arec Barrwin

LOL

Typical, I should of seen it coming.

Hey Hussein, You are next.
It might not have anything to do with your Chakra, because i assume you are gay....wait, that does have something to do with your Chakra.
Anyways, i have a nice cigar waiting for the moment of yor downfall.


95 posted on 06/30/2010 9:29:19 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Uncle Hal

If she was smart she woulda grabbed as few hair folicals while she was at it.
maybe she did.


96 posted on 06/30/2010 9:31:47 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: plain talk

Yes, I think we were focusing on different aspects of the case.

Your assessment that there is sufficient evidence for a trial, based on DNA ‘residue’ on her slacks, plus her narrative, I agree with. Convictions have been secured with less.

I just don’t see the likelihood of a conviction in a location that will be so deferential and favorable to the Green Guru, when the principal evidence of a crime is the victim’s verbal testimony against the defendant’s verbal testimony. We know he lies. His entire status and notoriety right now is based on bold faced lies. It will not phase him one bit to take the stand and lie about the incident. This is before we even get to a potential defense of intoxication, if it is allowed in Oregon.

I am reminded of Paula Jones. She would have been utterly crushed but for the floodgates opening of other victims of Clinton’s predations. Perhaps this could happen here.

We shall see. But this will indeed prove to have been a very expensive chakra to release. He really should have kept that poodle on its leash. I wonder if Tipper has had it fixed in the intervening years.


97 posted on 06/30/2010 9:34:28 PM PDT by Psalm 144 (The Democrats' mascot is a jackass. This is because they are asses who are in it for the jack.)
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To: Candor7

“Apparently Molly has problems doing professional massage anymore because of the incident.”

I imgine she has already lost out on at least a Mill due to pain and suffering, and that does not even come close to the wages she will lose out on in the future.

Algore must pay.
And we shall laugh.


98 posted on 06/30/2010 9:38:46 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Arec Barrwin

Has Bill Clinton commented on this situation?

just wondering....


99 posted on 06/30/2010 9:41:34 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: KTM rider

I’m not thinking so.
I believe the woman.
I also believe there will be a few more coming out of the wooddwork.

Most of them probably believe that they were fuc!ed by god but i hope that there a are few out there that will talk.


100 posted on 06/30/2010 9:51:45 PM PDT by mowowie
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