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Slander me Elmo? Man accusing voice of Elmo...has recanted
Twitchy ^ | 11/13/12 | Twitchy

Posted on 11/14/2012 4:08:33 AM PST by gridlock

Via Twitchy

Brian Stelter (@brianstelter)

The man who accused Kevin Clash (Elmo) of underage sexual conduct has RECANTED. His lawyer now says it was "adult consensual relationship."

Kevin Clash statement: "I am relieved that this painful allegation has been put to rest. I will not discuss it further."

Now: will every media outlet that wrote long stories about Elmo yesterday write equally long stories today?

(Excerpt) Read more at twitchy.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: buggermeelmo; elmo
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It looks like Kevin Clash's defense to the accusation that he was a 45-year-old man having sex with a 16-year-old boy by saying he was a 46-year-old man having sex with a 17-year-old boy has been verified by the accuser.

Is this to be the new de-facto standard for people involved in children's entertainment?

1 posted on 11/14/2012 4:08:37 AM PST by gridlock
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To: gridlock

Sounds like a check with a lot of zeros was written.


2 posted on 11/14/2012 4:10:00 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: gridlock

YES!! In Democratville, this is not just Acceptable, it is GREAT!!!<P.Pretty sure that the BOY got a BOATLOAD of MONEY to Recant!!<P.I’ll NEVER look at ELMO the sme way!! Who would?? YUK.


3 posted on 11/14/2012 4:10:52 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVIENCE.)
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To: dirtboy
Sounds like a check with a lot of zeros was written.

And it's your money!

4 posted on 11/14/2012 4:11:39 AM PST by gridlock (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: gridlock
The U.N. wants to reduce the age of consent for victims of predators to 12. I kid you not.

Wonder how much the payoff was.

5 posted on 11/14/2012 4:11:39 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: gridlock

Elmo is homo?


6 posted on 11/14/2012 4:12:13 AM PST by polkajello
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To: polkajello

In the immortal words of John McClaine, “Welcome to the party, pal!”


7 posted on 11/14/2012 4:14:47 AM PST by gridlock (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: gridlock
Yep ... being a 46 year old faggot that likes to bugger 17 year old boys is just peachy-keen ... a superlative "role-model" and an ideal employee for a childrens' entertainment company.

< puke >

8 posted on 11/14/2012 4:17:11 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: gridlock
Since the Children's Television Workshop is a semi-private public entity with access to public funds an outfit with their hands in your pocket, is it possible to file a FOIA request to see if there was a payoff using public money?
9 posted on 11/14/2012 4:17:23 AM PST by gridlock (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: ArrogantBustard
a superlative "role-model" and an ideal employee for a childrens' entertainment company.

Well, he just loves children!!!

10 posted on 11/14/2012 4:21:09 AM PST by gridlock (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: dirtboy
Yeah ... and that request for a long article?

Hey ... Sesame Street is, IMO, the vanguard into children's minds and indoctrinating the social and life structure(s) that promote the behavior you've been accused of.

The request for a long article is not expected to be honored.

My kids were never allowed to watch Sesame Street.

11 posted on 11/14/2012 4:22:16 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: gridlock

The kid was 17 so that makes Elmo being a pervert chicken hawk SOB just dandy.

Wonder when the next kid who wasn’t 17 will appear.


12 posted on 11/14/2012 4:22:41 AM PST by Venturer
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To: gridlock

13 posted on 11/14/2012 4:26:45 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: polkajello

> Elmo is homo?
Sort of. He’s a homo pedofile.


14 posted on 11/14/2012 4:26:57 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Children, pets, and slaves get taken care of. Free Men take care of themselves.)
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To: gridlock

Who did Big Bird rape? Are Bert and Ernie gay? Does Cookie Monster like Girl Scout cookies or does he have a thing for little girls that sell cookies? “ENQUIRING” MINDS WANT TO KNOW!

LLS


15 posted on 11/14/2012 4:27:24 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (I AM JOHN GALT)
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To: gridlock
Is this to be the new de-facto standard for people involved in children's entertainment?

It's just "another kind of love".Haven't you been paying attention?

16 posted on 11/14/2012 4:33:46 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: gridlock

The idea that there’s a magic age at which immoral sexual activity becomes moral sexual activity fails every test of reason ... but the culture keeps pretending it’s true, because immoral sexual activity is very, very popular.


17 posted on 11/14/2012 4:34:05 AM PST by Tax-chick (Are you getting ready for the Advent Kitteh?)
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To: gridlock
......see if there was a payoff using public money??

Why worry FRiend? In our new & enlightened Obama era, OUR money is THEIR money!

18 posted on 11/14/2012 4:40:16 AM PST by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: Tax-chick

There has to be a legal line. After all, adults are free to do whatever they wish with whomever they wish. But we should not pretend that it is a moral distinction.


19 posted on 11/14/2012 4:40:29 AM PST by gridlock (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: LibLieSlayer

No wonder the Obama campaign wanted to be linked with Sesame Street.


20 posted on 11/14/2012 4:41:10 AM PST by BlatherNaut
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To: dirtboy

Maybe NAMBLA members just helped the accuser understand the grooming he was subjected to is “OK and natural”.


21 posted on 11/14/2012 4:50:42 AM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: gridlock

You could, but be prepared to wait a couple of years to hear anything. I’ve done this drill with government agencies, and they delay the process just as long as possible. With Sesame Street you have a public/private entity that falls under the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, which also receives public/private funding. Your FOIA would have to go to CPB first, then on to the Children’s Television Workshop (CTW) that produces the show.

Also, don’t be surprised if the pervert in this case “works” for one of the private divisions of CTW. If that’s not the case now, it will be very, very shortly.

Elmo knows how to cover his a**. Be interesting to know how much CTW collects off licensed Elmo merchandise each year. Someone made the determination that Elmo was too valuable, and a check was written. Wouldn’t be surprised to discover that the man “behind” Elmo’s voice has a Jimmy Savile-like history stretching back many years. The BBC kept Savile’s fondness for young girls secret for decades because he was too “important” for the brand.

Compare that to the public lynching of David Petraeus. True, Petraeus created his own mess, but it’s amazing that the “Elmo” story got virtually no public traction, since CTW (and its performers) are liberal icons.


22 posted on 11/14/2012 4:51:51 AM PST by ExNewsExSpook
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To: gridlock
There has to be a legal line.

A legal line that fails all the tests of reason is worse than useless: it is in itself morally corrupting. When we say that, for example, a 14-year-old girl is incapable of giving consent to sex ... unless her sex partner is also 14, and also, she's a competent adult when she wants an abortion, but she's not a competent adult if she wants a Sudafed ... then the obvious message is that the whole concept of "a minor" is simply a legal pretense.

"Who can, may," and everyone is available for sex with anyone.

23 posted on 11/14/2012 4:54:47 AM PST by Tax-chick (Are you getting ready for the Advent Kitteh?)
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To: BlatherNaut

Elmo books toys and. videos should be thrown in bonfires nationwide ala Beatles records were in the Sixties

Show the left how much we loathe their “culture”


24 posted on 11/14/2012 4:57:53 AM PST by Gasshog
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To: dirtboy
Sounds like a check with a lot of zeros was written.

Or, he got a late night visit from Big Bird.

25 posted on 11/14/2012 5:02:20 AM PST by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: gridlock

Must-have toy for Christmas 2012: Tickle Me Homo


26 posted on 11/14/2012 5:20:29 AM PST by twister881
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To: gridlock

Pederasty...not acceptable.

Sodomy...acceptable

We live in a sick, sick society.


27 posted on 11/14/2012 5:29:14 AM PST by twister881
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To: BlatherNaut

It does put things in perspective.

LLS


28 posted on 11/14/2012 5:30:29 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (I AM JOHN GALT)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Sounds like the Gerry Studds and the Page Boy show revisited. Is there a wedding in the offing?


29 posted on 11/14/2012 5:34:50 AM PST by BilLies (The Progressive Liberal American Press will be the death of freedom in this country.)
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To: raybbr
Or, he got a late night visit from Big Bird.

Or woke up next to the severed head of Snuffleupagus.

30 posted on 11/14/2012 5:35:47 AM PST by kevkrom (If a wise man has an argument with a foolish man, the fool only rages or laughs...)
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To: gridlock
$$ KA-CHING! $$
31 posted on 11/14/2012 5:44:14 AM PST by haywoodwebb (Keep your focus on the TRUTH and we will prevail . . . One Day at a Time, Mates!)
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To: gridlock
We had a priest in my town when I was growing up. He would befriend families with young boys in the house.

He would eat dinner at their house, perform their sacraments, charm the parents and take the boys under his wing.

He was so close to the families, they stupidly didn't question when he wanted to take the boy on vacation sometime after his 17th birthday.

While in some far off place, like Hawaii, he would get them drunk and molest them. By this time, the boys would be so utterly confused, they wouldn't know how to react. Some of them continued to have sex with him for a few years, some of them turned gay, some turned suicidal.

None of them ever pressed charges, because there was no official crime committed on these 17-year-olds.

He's still out there.

32 posted on 11/14/2012 5:46:00 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Sacajaweau
I kid you not.

Is that a joke?

33 posted on 11/14/2012 5:46:28 AM PST by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: gridlock

“It looks like Kevin Clash’s defense to the accusation that he was a 45-year-old man having sex with a 16-year-old boy by saying he was a 46-year-old man having sex with a 17-year-old boy has been verified by the accuser.

Is this to be the new de-facto standard for people involved in children’s entertainment?”

Well, it’s LEGAL.... :(


34 posted on 11/14/2012 5:48:11 AM PST by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: All

This story has been brought to you by the number 1...and the number 0....and the number 0....and the number 0....and the number 0....


35 posted on 11/14/2012 5:49:16 AM PST by mmichaels1970
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To: gridlock

Face it, with the job description being for an adult male to have his hand inserted into puppet rectum 40 hours per week, you are just going to attract a certain group of people.


36 posted on 11/14/2012 5:57:32 AM PST by dangerdoc (see post #6)
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He was so close to the families, they stupidly didn't question when he wanted to take the boy on vacation sometime after his 17th birthday.

Just because somebody is evil does not mean he can't be smart.

So, the question is, when did Kevin Clash start grooming this seventeen-year-old?

People trust their children to the Children's Television Workshop. Both on the set and in the audience. How many children are "in the pipe", being groomed and prepared for their seventeenth birthday?

37 posted on 11/14/2012 6:04:02 AM PST by gridlock (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: gridlock

Queers can not be trusted around children. Any parent allowing him access to their (male) child is guilty of child abuse.


38 posted on 11/14/2012 6:04:12 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: gridlock
Well, he just loves children!!!

Yeah ... and Oedipus Rex just LOOOOVED his mother.

39 posted on 11/14/2012 6:06:01 AM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: The Antiyuppie

Sesame St6reet is a gathering place for recruiting homos? Who woulda thunk?


40 posted on 11/14/2012 6:10:43 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Ain’t it a wonder how it went from BIIIIG SCANDAL to No Problem?


41 posted on 11/14/2012 6:15:11 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Ann Archy

I’ll NEVER look at ELMO the sme way!! Who would?? YUK.

***
I don’t even want to think about the Tickle-Me Elmo doll....


42 posted on 11/14/2012 6:15:16 AM PST by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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To: Bigg Red

Now everybody knows why (and how) Elmo wanted to be tickled... hoo boy.


43 posted on 11/14/2012 6:16:38 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: dangerdoc

I believe he was the voice-over. I do not know who the puppeteer(s) was or were.


44 posted on 11/14/2012 6:18:17 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Bigg Red

One could wish that this would be the end of the Children’s Television Workshop, but that cannot be allowed to happen.

So, instead, we will just normalize the predatory practices of Chickenhawks, and accept them as part of life’s rich pageant.


45 posted on 11/14/2012 6:19:56 AM PST by gridlock (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: dead

You’d think this would have gotten the church authorities’ attention, if the Roman Catholic church, as they would still consider this living in sin.


46 posted on 11/14/2012 6:20:57 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: gridlock

Ya got it, and to think that Mitt Romney wanted to throw him, with Big Bird, out in the private cold!


47 posted on 11/14/2012 6:21:53 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: mmichaels1970

Nine hundred and ninety nine thousand nine hundred ninety eight dollars and one cookie.

Nine hundred and ninety nine thousand nine hundred ninety nine dollars and one cookie.

One million dollars and one cookie...


48 posted on 11/14/2012 6:29:22 AM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Aevery_Freeman

No joke...You can probably google it....The proposal was within the last couple of years...and probably also before that. One of those you just keep trying until you win....like gay marriage.


49 posted on 11/14/2012 6:36:06 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: gridlock

So, instead, we will just normalize the predatory practices of Chickenhawks, and accept them as part of life’s rich pageant.

&&&
Yes, that is their goal. And they are well on their well.

You have to give the perverts credit for their advertising prowess. Here in Maryland, homosexual “marriage” was just approved by the electorate. Now, most of them are not perverts, but they just wanted to be “fair”, which is the argument that the sodomist lobby used.

Unfortunately, included in the legions of “decent” people who just wanted to be “fair” to the perverts are my children, the parents of my 3 grandsons. They are clueless about the ultimate goal of the depraved, and they just don’t see the agenda of pansexualism that will come to fruition after all of this incrementalism. God help us all...


50 posted on 11/14/2012 6:44:40 AM PST by Bigg Red (Pray for our republic.)
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