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  • Birther Lawyer Complains Federal Judge Is 'Stonewalling' Crazy Birther Suits [Evidence Tampering]

    12/22/2012 4:49:06 PM PST · by SvenMagnussen · 12 replies
    dcist ^ | Dec. 20, 2012 | Benjamin R. Freed
    Montgomery Blair Sibley, the disbarred lawyer who once represented the so-called "D.C. Madam" and today spends his time attempting to disprove President Obama's birth certificate, is upset that a federal judge is not acknowledging his hobby. In a news release, Sibley says that Judge John D. Bates of U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia "continues to ignore court rules" by not ruling on his motions to hold Obama, Harvard Law School, the Social Security Administration, the Selective Service System and the State Department in contempt. He also claims that he now has "photographic evidence" that someone tampered with...
  • D.C. Madam was Killed to Protect Politicians

    05/11/2008 10:46:33 AM PDT · by bannie · 84 replies · 219+ views
    Notorious D.C. Madam Debra Palfrey, whose long list of powerful prostitution clients kept the nation's lawmakers quaking, was murdered! That's the buzz rocking the Internet and filtering through political circles after she was found hanging by a nylon rope in a shed next to her mother's home in Tarpon Springs, Fla., earlier this month. Just weeks before her death, Palfrey, 52, had been found guilty of running a call-girl service that catered to Washington's power brokers. She faced four to six years in prison and was stated to be sentenced on July 24 but was appealing the vereict. So far,...
  • Police Release D.C. Madam's Suicide Notes

    05/05/2008 3:06:32 PM PDT · by chemicalman · 13 replies · 122+ views
    nbc5.com ^ | 1:20 pm CDT May 5, 2008 | nbc5.com
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Deborah Jean Palfrey, the woman known as the "D.C. Madam," apologized to her mother and sister in suicide notes, saying she couldn't bear going to prison and saw killing herself as the only "exit strategy." Palfrey, convicted last month of running an elite Washington prostitution ring, wrote to her mother that she could not "live the next 6-8 years behind bars for what you and I have come to regard as this 'modern day lynching,' only to come out of prison in my late '50s a broken, penniless and very much alone woman." The notes were released...
  • Shameful: 'Today' Plays Heart-Rending 911 Tape of DC Madam's Mother

    05/02/2008 7:39:28 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 24 replies · 69+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    What legitimate journalistic purpose did this serve? In a segment narrated by Pete Williams on the apparent suicide of Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the so-called DC Madam, this morning's Today played the tape of the 911 phone call made by Pelfrey's 76-year old mother, who had discovered her daughter's body. Of all the 911 calls I've heard, this was the most anguished and heart-rending.
  • Police: Woman believed to be 'D.C. madam' kills herself

    05/01/2008 8:52:30 PM PDT · by Kimmers · 22 replies · 62+ views
    Tarpon Springs, FLA - A woman police believe to be convicted Washington escort service operator Deborah Jeane Palfrey committed suicide, officials said Thursday. A body police believe to be that of Deborah Jeane Palfrey was found in a shed near her mother's home Thursday morning in Tarpon Springs, about 20 miles northwest of Tampa. There was a suicide note, but police did not disclose its contents or how she killed herself. Police said they were trying to confirm the woman's identity, and declined to release more details until a news conference Thursday afternoon. That didn't stop people from reacting to...
  • Death of 'D.C. Madam' Becomes Rich Ground forConspiracy Theory(Flynt-there were more Dems than Rep')

    05/01/2008 6:17:53 PM PDT · by RDTF · 95 replies · 880+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | May 1, 2008 | Greg Simmons
    WASHINGTON — Police in Tarpon Springs, Fla., said there was "no question" that Deborah Jeane Palfrey committed suicide by hanging Thursday, but that was not enough to stop immediate speculation that the infamous "D.C. Madam" was the victim of murder. Hustler magazine publisher and free-speech advocate Larry Flynt -- one of Palfrey's staunchest advocates -- was the strongest voice forwarding the notion that Palfrey's death was not by her own hands. "I think the media should be very cautious in treating this as a suicide," Flynt told FOXNews.com in a telephone interview from his Beverly Hills office. Asked if he...
  • The D.C. Madam commits suicide?

    05/01/2008 10:18:46 AM PDT · by penowa · 96 replies · 147+ views
    FNC | 5/1 | Fox News
    Fox is reporting that a woman has committed suicide and that woman is reportedly the D.C. Madam, Deborah Jean Palfrey. Said a suicide note was discovered at her mother's home. No other details...
  • Navy Officer Describes Paid Sex While Working for D.C. Madam

    04/11/2008 7:27:28 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 66 replies · 702+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | April 11, 2007 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON — A Navy officer has described for a Washington jury how she worked as a call girl while also serving as a supply officer at the Naval Academy. Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Dickinson testified Thursday that she had sex for money while working for Deborah Palfrey's escort service, according to The Washington Post. She testified she quit in April 2006 because she didn't like the work and because she had other commitments. Palfrey has said she was unaware that the escorts were having sex for money. She says the business was an erotic fantasy service. Testimony resumes Monday.
  • Senator On Witness List For Sex Case

    04/07/2008 4:37:21 PM PDT · by jamese777 · 5 replies · 115+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 4/7/08 | Matt Apuzzo
    Louisiana Sen. David Vitter may be called to testify on behalf of a woman accused of running an upscale Washington prostitution service, attorneys said Monday at the opening of trial. The Republican senator was among several possible witnesses identified Monday in the racketeering and money laundering case against Deborah Palfrey. Among others on the list is Harlan Ullman, a military strategist who created the concept of "shock and awe" that the United States used to open hostilities against Iraq more than five years ago. Prosecutors said they planned to call about a dozen former escorts and several clients. Vitter, a...
  • D.C. Madam: Clients' Secrets Might Have National Security Implications

    09/05/2007 10:17:49 AM PDT · by Paleo Conservative · 24 replies · 1,153+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | Wednesday, September 05, 2007 | Staff
    WASHINGTON — A woman accused of running a high-end Washington prostitution ring says the U.S. government may be targeting her because Muslim men used her escort service before the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. In court papers filed this week, Deborah Jeane Palfrey said she might have to divulge classified information to defend herself against racketeering charges. She said the information — possibly including the identities of customers from the Middle East — could have national security implications. Deborah Jeane Palfrey
  • 'DC Madam' defense likely to disclose evidence, identities deemed 'classified'

    09/01/2007 8:32:25 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 29 replies · 973+ views
    Citizens for Legitimate Government has learned that Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the 'DC Madam,' has filed with the Court a pro se "Motion for Pretrial Conference to Consider Matters Relating to Classified Information" under the Classified Information Procedures Act. This filing alerts the government that Palfrey's defense will likely involve the disclosure of evidence and identities presently deemed "Classified" by the U.S. government. In an exclusive interview with CLG, Ms. Palfrey told Lori Price: "My attorney, Mr. Sibley, and I, have very good reason to believe my case involves matters relating to national security and intelligence gathering operations. One has to...
  • C2CAM: Tonight's Show [DC Madam on now]

    07/21/2007 10:08:18 PM PDT · by advance_copy · 42 replies · 1,409+ views
    In the first hour, Ian chats with Deborah J. Palfrey, the 'D.C. Madam' who had all of her assets seized by the IRS.
  • Former Rep. Bob Livingston Urges Vitter to Stay Strong

    07/16/2007 11:18:27 AM PDT · by SConservative · 21 replies · 2,006+ views
    NEW ORLEANS — Robert Livingston, the former Louisiana congressman who resigned in the late 1990s after admitting to extramarital affairs, said his situation is not at all like U.S. Sen. David Vitter's, and he urged Vitter not to resign. Monday, Vitter, R-La., acknowledged a past "serious sin" involving an escort service that federal prosecutors claim was a prostitution ring. Since then, he has stayed out of the public eye, as several Republicans, including prominent members of the state GOP, have offered support and critics have accused the family values politician of hypocrisy. Livingston, in an interview with WWL TV, said...
  • Democratic petition demands Vitter quit

    07/16/2007 8:41:13 AM PDT · by freespirited · 55 replies · 2,645+ views
    WBRZ News ^ | 7/14/07 | Gerard Shields
    WASHINGTON — State Democrats on Friday launched a petition drive that they hope will force U.S. Sen. David Vitter to resign. The Louisiana Democratic Party posted the petition on its Web site, http://www.lademo.org. The purpose behind the effort is to collectively gather names of voters “who are intolerant of Vitter’s hypocritical behavior and irresponsible behavior in the U.S. Senate,” Louisiana Democratic Party Chairman Chris Whittington said in a statement. On Monday, Vitter, R-La., apologized for his phone number appearing on the list of a Washington escort service operated by a woman dubbed the “D.C. madam.” Vitter called it a “serious...
  • Top 10 Most "Ho-Friendly" DC Hotels, Based On The DC Madam's Phone Records

    07/14/2007 2:55:49 PM PDT · by rvoitier · 20 replies · 879+ views
    The Consumerist ^ | 6:39 PM ON FRI JUL 13 2007 | BEN POPKEN
    If you want to have sex with a prostitute in Washington D.C., try the Marriott.
  • Did Bill Clinton visit the DC Madam? His name is on phone records

    07/13/2007 12:59:40 PM PDT · by V.Foster · 39 replies · 3,136+ views
    Jawa Report ^ | Jawa Report
    …from reading Gary Aldrich’s Unlimited Access An FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House that Clinton had a habit of being whisked out of the White House unannounced to WH security and unaccompanied by Secret Service to hotels and other spots around DC.
  • Viewer's Voice - Vitter Scandal

    07/13/2007 8:35:55 AM PDT · by freespirited · 10 replies · 932+ views
    KALB-TV ^ | 7/13/07
    Liz says... Everybody forgave Bill Clinton, why not David Vitter. He at least told the truth, Clinton did not Anonymous says... I think Vitter's biggest mistake was...He got caught. I'll still vote for him. Anonymous says... If Vitter had ran just a regular campaign and not run to all of the preachers to help him run on a platform of him being this great "family man" this would be no big deal. This is not my idea of a husband, father or the moral platform he ran on. He should have done like Edwin Edwards and said he loved all...
  • Palfrey called Vitter during House votes

    07/13/2007 1:23:45 AM PDT · by leadpenny · 49 replies · 1,496+ views
    AP via Capital News/C-SPAN ^ | 13 July 07 | CHARLES BABINGTON
    Fri Jul 13, 12:14 AM ET WASHINGTON - A woman accused of running a Washington prostitution ring placed five phone calls to David Vitter while he was a House member, including two while roll call votes were under way, according to telephone and congressional records. Vitter, a Louisiana Republican now in the Senate, acknowledged Monday that his number was on the woman's call list and apologized for a "very serious sin." The married father of four has remained in seclusion since, missing Senate votes and other activities Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Telephone records released by Deborah Jeane Palfrey indicate she...
  • Larry Flynt Says He Outed Senator's 'Sin'

    07/10/2007 2:49:32 PM PDT · by Baladas · 58 replies · 2,181+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | July 10, 2007 | The Associated Press
    WASHINGTON -- Larry Flynt is claiming credit for outing Sen. David Vitter's connection to the so-called D.C. Madam. The Hustler magazine publisher said his staff called Vitter's office Monday, saying they knew his telephone number appeared on a list from Deborah Jeane Palfrey's escort service. "Vitter ran to the Associated Press in an attempt to get ahead of the story," Flynt's office said. In a statement released late Monday night, Vitter said he "received forgiveness from God" and his wife several years ago. Vitter, whose telephone number was disclosed by Palfrey, said he is sorry for a "serious sin" and...
  • Sen. Vitter Apologizes for His Link to 'D.C. Madam'(Rudy Supporter!)

    07/10/2007 12:45:35 PM PDT · by Anti-Bubba182 · 38 replies · 1,453+ views
    ABC News ^ | July 10, 2007 | JAKE TAPPER
    <p>Republican Louisiana Sen. David Vitter, whose phone number was linked to Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the so-called "D.C. Madam," says that he is sorry for a "serious sin" and that he has already made peace with his wife.</p> <p>Palfrey is awaiting trial on racketeering charges related to a prostitution ring she allegedly ran.</p>
  • Republican Admits to 'Serious Sin in My Past' (Another Rudy supporter with "secrets")

    07/10/2007 7:07:58 AM PDT · by TitansAFC · 70 replies · 1,665+ views
    Crosswalk.com ^ | 7-10-07 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - A Republican senator has been caught in the "D.C. madam" snare. Sen. David Vitter's telephone number was listed in the records kept by Deborah Jeane Palfrey - the woman accused of running a prostitution ring. Palfrey insists it was a legitimate escort service. On Monday, she posted her clients' telephone numbers - but no names -- online. "This was a very serious sin in my past for which I am, of course, completely responsible," Vitter said in a statement released to the Associated Press on Monday. "Several years ago, I asked for and received forgiveness from God and...
  • Senator's Number on Escort Service List

    07/10/2007 4:35:00 AM PDT · by Turret Gunner A20 · 52 replies · 2,621+ views
    Associated Press ^ | July 19, 2007 | Staff
    Senator's Number on Escort Service List Tuesday, July 10, 2007 WASHINGTON - Louisiana Sen. David Vitter, whose telephone number was disclosed by the so-called "D.C. Madam" accused of running a prostitution ring, says he is sorry for a "serious sin" and that he has already made peace with his wife. "This was a very serious sin in my past for which I am, of course, completely responsible," Vitter said Monday in a printed statement. "Several years ago, I asked for and received forgiveness from God and my wife in confession and marriage counseling. Out of respect for my family, I...
  • Sen. Vitter Apologizes for Number Showing Up on Phone Records of Alleged Prostitution Ring

    07/09/2007 11:28:34 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 262 replies · 9,267+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | 10 July 2007
    WASHINGTON — Louisiana Sen. David Vitter apologized Monday for his telephone number showing up on the old phone records of Pamela Martin and Associates, the alleged prostitution ring run in the nation's capital by Deborah Jeane Palfrey. "This was a very serious sin in my past for which I am, of course, completely responsible," Vitter said in a statement. "Several years ago, I asked for and received forgiveness from God and my wife in confession and marriage counseling. Out of respect for my family, I will keep my discussion of the matter there --with God and them. But I certainly...
  • GOP Senator admits link to escort service [D.C. Madam]

    07/09/2007 8:55:07 PM PDT · by freespirited · 53 replies · 1,985+ views
    Politico ^ | 7/9/07 | Carrie Budoff
    Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) acknowledged Monday night that his number appears on telephone records of the alleged D.C. Madam, Deborah Jeane Palfrey, and issued an apology. “This was a very serious sin in my past for which I am, of course, completely responsible,” Vitter said in a statement issued by his office. “Several years ago, I asked for and received forgiveness from God and my wife in confession and marriage counseling,'' he added. "Out of respect for my family, I will keep my discussion of the matter there -- with God and them. But I certainly offer my deep and...
  • Senator's Number on Escort Service List

    07/09/2007 7:45:05 PM PDT · by kcvl · 99 replies · 4,039+ views
    Senator's Number on Escort Service List WASHINGTON (AP) - Sen. David Vitter, R-La., apologized Monday night for "a very serious sin in my past" after his telephone number appeared among those associated with an escort service operated by the so-called "D.C. Madam." Vitter's spokesman, Joel Digrado, confirmed the statement in an e-mail sent to The Associated Press. "This was a very serious sin in my past for which I am, of course, completely responsible," Vitter said in the statement. "Several years ago, I asked for and received forgiveness from God and my wife in confession and marriage counseling. Out of...
  • Deborah Jean Palfrey (aka the DC Madam) has released the phone records.

    07/09/2007 7:31:07 PM PDT · by SteveBosell · 26 replies · 4,377+ views
    Why the Records are Being Publically Released I have reason to believe the disk - containing a full set of the telephone records for the 13 year operational history of “Pamela Martin & Associates” - already has been pirated. Despite our very best intentions to maintain control of the information, our efforts seemingly have been for naught. I am concerned about manipulation of the database with false and misleading information. Even though such falsifications can be refuted in time by comparing an altered copy with the original, my attorney, Mr. Sibley and I fear that in the intervening time period,...
  • Federal Judge Makes Illegal Ruling That D.C. Madam Can Distribute Phone Records

    07/06/2007 12:14:38 PM PDT · by vaper69 · 6 replies · 308+ views
    Judge Gladys Kessler, a U.S. District Court judge, made an illegal ruling in the DC madam case. Hmmm, a judge making an illegal ruling ... what else is new. It is, in fact, against the law for the madam to release the personal information of her clients. Especially since she maintains that her business was legitimate, but the law doesn't apply to Judge Gladys Kessler.
  • Judge Lifts Restraining Order Banning D.C. Madam From Revealing Client List

    07/06/2007 5:58:35 AM PDT · by stm · 67 replies · 1,856+ views
    Fox News ^ | 06 Jul 07 | AP
    WASHINGTON — A woman accused of running a prostitution ring in the nation's capital is free to distribute thousands of pages of phone records after a federal judge lifted a restraining order on Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler's order granted the request of Deborah Jeane Palfrey, 51, of Vallejo, Calif., to quash restrictions by government prosecutors that prohibited her from giving away the list. "As a result, Jeane has determined to release those records under certain conditions to qualified individuals or organizations," wrote her attorney, Montgomery Blair Sibley, in an e-mail. Palfrey and her attorney have said the...
  • Madam Story Keeps Mum on Clientele '20/20'Declines to Identify Those Not Already Known

    05/04/2007 9:25:12 PM PDT · by Cinnamon · 74 replies · 2,458+ views
    Washington Post ^ | May 5, 2007 | Howard Kurtz
    During several weeks of calls to possible clients of the woman dubbed the D.C. Madam, Brian Ross of ABC confirmed that some fairly important people had used her escort service. But when he put together last night's segment for "20/20," the network's chief investigative reporter decided against outing anyone beyond the two people who already had been identified. "They just weren't newsworthy enough," ABC's Brian Ross said of the names. (By Donna Svennevik -- Abc) "Their names won't mean anything to our audience," Ross said in an interview. "They just weren't newsworthy enough." Instead, he said, "what we really wanted...
  • Navy (female) instructor listed in 'D.C. Madam' case

    05/03/2007 10:13:52 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 80 replies · 9,598+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 05.03.07 | By Bradley Olson
    A Naval Academy instructor worked as an "independent contractor" for a Washington-area escort service whose owner is accused in federal charges of running a prostitution ring, the escort service's former owner's lawyer said last night.
  • Carlson Convenes Bunny Ranch Workers to Discuss Oldest Profession's Ethics

    05/03/2007 6:16:30 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 38 replies · 1,418+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Tucker Carlson is a self-described libertarian who mentioned more than once this morning that in he has in the past supported fellow libertarian Ron Paul for president. Little wonder, then, that Carlson takes a live-and-let-love attitude toward the escort-service scandal that is threatening to rock Washington. For those who have not been following the case, Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the so-called "DC Madam," owner of an escort agency, turned her clients' phone numbers over to ABC. On tomorrow's "20/20," ABC is apparently planning to disclose the names of some of those clients, who are reported to include Bush administration officials, prominent...
  • (Vanity) Political Limerick 4-28-2007

    04/28/2007 11:30:48 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 116+ views
    grey_whiskers ^ | 4-28-2007 | grey_whiskers
    See for example this thread first. A guy from Department of State Resigned, submitting to his fate The D.C. Madam, some of her girls had 'em A massage, he says. Not even a date.
  • 'D.C. madam' names a purported customer [war strategist who coined the term "Shock & Awe"]

    04/12/2007 5:02:55 PM PDT · by jdm · 49 replies · 1,972+ views
    CNN ^ | April 12, 2007
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The alleged "D.C. madam" dropped a name in court documents filed Thursday, but the man named bristled at being accused of hiring the high-end escort service run by Deborah Jean Palfrey. Government prosecutors say Pamela Martin and Associates was actually a prostitution ring that Palfrey operated in the Washington area for 13 years. Palfrey denies that her business provided sexual services to its customers. In her motion to reconsider appointment of counsel, Palfrey named Harlan K. Ullman as "one of the regular customers" of the business. Ullman is one of the leading theorists behind the "shock and...
  • Lawyer: News Outlet Has Escort List(Palfrey's List)

    03/19/2007 9:32:20 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 76 replies · 2,323+ views
    AP ^ | Mar 16 | AP Writer
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge ruled Friday that a former escort service owner cannot sell phone records and other documents that could be used to publicly identify thousands of her clients. Deborah Jeane Palfrey, 50, has said she planned to sell the list of up to 15,000 client phone numbers and other records to a news organization to help raise money for her defense. The alleged "D.C. Madam" ran Pamela Martin and Associates, an upscale escort service in the Washington area, for 13 years before it closed in August. Palfrey's civil attorney, Montgomery Blair Sibley, said Friday he does...