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Archie Comics Bigshot -- Accused of '[sexual]' Taunting
2011 EHM Productions, Inc. All rights reserved. ^ | 7/8/2011 11:20 AM PDT | by TMZ Staff

Posted on 07/10/2011 9:46:48 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines

Archie Comics Publications has filed legal papers against co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit -- claiming she has a history of bullying and sexually harassing employees ...

According to the lawsuit, filed yesterday in NY, several employees have lodged complaints about Nancy's "offensive" behavior ... including one time in 2009, when she barged into a meeting and "pointed to each [attendee] and said, '[clinically descriptive term for the male reproductive organ]' and then walked out."

Nancy allegedly pulled the same "[clinically descriptive term for the male reproductive organ]" stunt again in 2010 -- but this time she also screamed out, "My [slang for testicles] hurt."

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: archie; comics; nancy; silberkleit
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To: Larry Lucido

guilty ? can’t be guilty til we know WWLD. ( what would Laz do)


21 posted on 07/10/2011 11:07:40 AM PDT by stylin19a
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; wolficatZ
I’m not frightened, only cognizant that some Freepers are too quick with the ‘notify’ button and some mods are too quick with the ‘delete’ one.

Well, there are also rules about changing the text (editing) of articles.

22 posted on 07/10/2011 11:11:31 AM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

I’d imagine there can be few things as satisfying as turning the “hostile workplace” laws against a foul-mouth female bully like this one. She shouldn’t get a pass on this kind of behavior just because she’s a woman, although I’d bet money that she figured she was exempt from the consequences.


23 posted on 07/10/2011 11:21:33 AM PDT by Kenton (Trust, but carry a gun...)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Silberkleit

Silber is silver. I wonder what "kleit" is? A clinical term for what organ?

24 posted on 07/10/2011 11:37:55 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: lewislynn

ill bet the company christmas party is a real riot LOL


25 posted on 07/10/2011 11:38:59 AM PDT by wafflehouse (RE-ELECT NO ONE !)
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To: Graybeard58
there are also rules about changing the text (editing) of articles.

I could be wrong but I'm pretty sure that applies to changing the meaning or making changes without indicating that said changes were made. Otherwise, we couldn't excerpt, which is, as you know, required for many sources here.

In my case, I used the type of brackets ("[") that are recognized (in both journalism and other forms of general usage) to denote where something has been edited/substituted.

26 posted on 07/10/2011 11:56:35 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Kenton

I work with women who think the laws only apply one way, in terms of language, physical contact, etc; it is pathetic.


27 posted on 07/10/2011 12:08:54 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: kearnyirish2

“I work with women who think the laws only apply one way, in terms of language, physical contact, etc; it is pathetic.”

In my workplace, they commonly make jokes about men having their gear cut off. They snicker and think they are quite clever.


28 posted on 07/10/2011 12:13:56 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Luke21

They can be very unprofessional; sometimes it just seems they are “playing office”, with no clue. I have a professional persona for work, and the “real me” for everything else; they often blur the two (crying at work, raising their voices and such). Some professional women are very sharp; others behave in ways that would never be tolerated in male employees.


29 posted on 07/10/2011 12:43:12 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Right Wing Assault

“kleid” is dress — I think it means “silver dress” (although in her case it should be something else)


30 posted on 07/10/2011 1:35:07 PM PDT by hemogoblin
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To: Right Wing Assault
As far as I can tell, "kleit" is probably an archaic spelling of Kleid: dress or garment.

I have read that many of the family names involving gold-, silber-, fein-, or -stein stem from a list of names that Jewish families in Germany were forced to purchase during the middle ages; a sort of punitive tax. The richer-sounding names, e.g., Goldstein or Feingold, cost more.

31 posted on 07/10/2011 1:52:21 PM PDT by Erasmus (I love "The Raven," but then what do I know? I'm just a poetaster.)
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To: Kenton

Hostile workplace laws sound like BS to me. Just like hate crime legislation.


32 posted on 07/10/2011 4:33:21 PM PDT by karnage
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To: COBOL2Java

I’m still scratching my head at “fending off” Jennifer Aniston.


33 posted on 07/10/2011 4:45:13 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
S: Ah don' wanna talk to you no more, you empty-headed animal food-trough wiper! Ah fart in your general direction! Your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberries!

Galahad: Is there someone else up there we can talk to?

S: No!! Now go away, or I shall taunt you a second time!

34 posted on 07/10/2011 9:37:38 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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To: karnage
Hostile workplace laws sound like BS to me. Just like hate crime legislation.

I agree 100%. But I find it to be amusing irony when it is successfully turned against someone like this.

I've known guys who have had their careers destroyed for a lot less than this, stupid stuff that got blown way out of proportion in a virtual Star Chamber persecution at the hands of the feminist mafia that run Human Resources Departments in all our companies.

This woman exec obviously thought that her sex would exempt her from consequences for her boorish behavior. I love seeing this kind of arrogance getting smacked down, and using the "hostile workplace" card against her just makes the irony so much sweeter.

35 posted on 07/11/2011 5:40:26 AM PDT by Kenton (Trust, but carry a gun...)
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