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  • President Donald J. Trump Is Working To Protect Students From Sexual Misconduct And Restore Fairness And Due Process To Our Campuses

    05/06/2020 1:28:14 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 4 replies ^ | May 6, 2020 | White House
    TAKING HISTORIC ACTION: President Donald J. Trump is ensuring that all students are safe to learn and achieve without facing sexual harassment and sexual assault in our Nation’s schools. Today, the Department of Education is issuing a final regulation to strengthen Title IX protections for survivors of sexual misconduct and fight sex misconduct in schools.For the first time in history, the new regulation will codify that sexual harassment, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking, is prohibited under Title IX.This new regulation will hold schools accountable for failures to respond equitably and promptly to incidents of sexual...
  • NY Attorney General Investigated NBC News Misconduct Claims; Megyn Kelly Among Witnesses Interviewed

    05/05/2020 11:51:46 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 17 replies
    Variety ^ | 05 05 2020 | Elizebeth Wagmeister
    The New York attorney general’s office late last year launched an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment, retaliation and gender discrimination at NBC News, Variety has learned. NBC News chief Andrew Lack and former “Hardball” host Chris Matthews were among multiple high-ranking executives and newsroom talents whose behavior was the subject of questioning, according to multiple sources. Among those who cooperated with the investigation by providing testimony was Megyn Kelly, an individual close to the former “Today” host told Variety. Kelly declined to comment. News of the investigation followed the surprise announcement Monday that Lack would depart the company months...
  • Biden’s sexual misconduct & family nepotism must be investigated

    04/15/2020 10:37:08 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/15/20 | Barry Shaw
    Now the media and his party are covering up a history of sexual abuse. Surely Americans want these issues investigated before they place their vote? The biased hypocrisy of the #MeToo Movement was blatantly obvious when Tara Reade stepped forward to complain about being sexually assaulted by Democratic Presidential nominee, Joe Biden. Result? Total silence.
  • Media Treated Joe Biden’s Assault Accuser Differently Than Brett Kavanaugh’s: Tara Reade's story went untouched by most of the legacy media for 19 days

    04/14/2020 7:24:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 04/14/2020 | By Emily Jashinsky
    There are similarities in the sexual assault allegations made by Christine Blasey Ford and Tara Reade. Ford accuses Justice Brett Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed, groping her over her clothes, and covering her mouth at a high school party in the early 1980s. Reade accuses Biden of forcibly penetrating her with his fingers when she worked for his Senate office in 1993.The allegations are both decades old. Both are denied by the accused men. That does not render them false. It does, however, offer an instructive case study in media bias.Reade’s allegation is against a Democrat, Ford’s...
  • The Totality Of Kobe Bryant’s Legacy Is Complicated, And That’s OK

    01/28/2020 11:49:55 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    The Federalist, ^ | January 28, 2020 | Emily Jashinsky
    At the time of his passing, Kobe Bryant was, by all accounts, a wonderful husband and father. His death is tragic, for his family and fans. A period of national mourning is wholly appropriate. Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez was suspended by her paper for tweeting about the rape case Bryant battled in 2003, hours after his death. The Post said Sonmez’s suspension came because her tweets did not “pertain” to her “coverage area,” and because her “behavior on social media is making it harder for others to do their work as Washington Post journalists.”This is a story with many...
  • Why the Left Is Reconsidering Al Franken

    07/24/2019 2:32:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies ^ | July 24, 2019 | Ben Shapiro
    On Monday, The New Yorker printed a lengthy piece by reporter Jane Mayer about the sad fate of former Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn. Franken resigned from the Senate in 2017 after a bevy of women accused him of sexual harassment; their accounts ranged from unwanted kisses to unsolicited a-- grabbing. In the midst of the #MeToo movement, Franken stepped down, all the while decrying President Trump's own record of allegations concerning mistreatment of women. At the time, there were two possible interpretations of events. The first was more inspiring: After decades of defending sexual misconduct by powerful Democratic figures, Democrats...
  • DOJ reveals name of ex-US Attorney accused of sexual misconduct after Buzzfeed lawsuit

    05/20/2019 12:46:09 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/20/19 | Zack Budryk
    The Justice Department has revealed the name of a former U.S. attorney accused of misconduct after Buzzfeed News successfully sued for disclosure of his identity. The Justice Department announced in May 2017 that the since-retired attorney had an affair with a subordinate, created a hostile work environment and possibly violated department policy on sexual harassment. A federal judge ruled in March that public interest superseded government officials’ right to privacy, forcing the Justice Department to disclose last week the attorney in question was Stephen Wigginton, who served as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois from 2010 to 2015....
  • Shep Smith Accuser Says Fox Host Sexually Attacked Him, Kept Going After He Tried To Push Him Off

    03/22/2019 3:16:24 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 121 replies
    bigleaguepolitics ^ | 3-22-19 | By Patrick Howley
    A man told his story to Big League Politics about an encounter with Fox News host Shep Smith in 2004 in New York City. The man describes how he woke up with Smith on top of him with his tongue down his throat, how he tried to push the Fox host off him, and how Smith lunged at him three or four more times while continuing to force the unwanted physical encounter. In a revelatory interview with Neil McCabe for Big League Politics, John Doe #1, 35, says that Smith took advantage of him. Here is audio from the interview:
  • The Press Manipulated the Bernie Sanders Sexual Harassment Story

    01/20/2019 7:25:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | January 20, 2019 | Bruce Bialosky
    Often these days people tell me how they don’t trust what they are told by the press.  I tell them they don’t know half the story.  I read many news stories that I find interesting and then I decide I should dig deeper.  It is very often surprising how the story turns out quite a bit different than what the MSM has led us peasants to believe.When the story broke that there was mistreatment of women during the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign, I initially had a moment of schadenfreude and then moved on to other matters.   Then the complexion...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson investigated by Fox, NatGeo Networks [for sexual misconduct]

    11/30/2018 9:50:01 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 74 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 1, 2018
    Renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will be investigated by Fox and National Geographic Networks after allegations of sexual misconduct were leveled against him. published accounts Thursday from two women who say that Tyson behaved in a sexually inappropriate manner with them. Tyson was host of “Cosmos” on Fox in 2014 and a new edition of the series was to air on National Geographic next year. Tyson has not commented publicly and an email request for comment to his representative was not immediately returned. …
  • California Democratic Party chair takes leave of absence amid sexual misconduct investigation

    11/27/2018 12:33:36 AM PST · by JonnyFive · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/27/18 | Samuel Chamberlain
    California Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman, who is facing an internal investigation after multiple party staffers accused him of sexual assault or harassment, is taking a leave of absence until the probe is finished, the party announced Monday. Party spokesperson Mike Roth said Bauman had decided to take a leave of absence "[a]fter taking the holiday weekend to consider the most constructive path forward for the work of the California Democratic Party". "Chair Bauman believes this decision is the best way to ensure the independence and integrity of the process," Roth added. "The Party is confident that the procedures in...
  • Actress Sarah Scott accuses ‘Runaways’ star Kip Pardue of sexual misconduct

    11/01/2018 3:08:59 PM PDT · by antidemoncrat · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/1/2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    "Sarah Scott accused Pardue of sexual misconduct, the Los Angeles Times reported. Scott, 35, told the newspaper the incident happened when she and Pardue, 43, were filming a sex scene"
  • Who Believes in the Concept of Coincidence in these Divisive Days?

    10/31/2018 8:53:17 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/31/18 | Judi McLeod
    Meanwhile, the main worry shouldn’t be that Mueller will spring a last-minute subpoena on the president, but that he will charge the president with Russian Collusion and Obstruction of Justice without a lick of proof just as he claims unnamed “opponents” are purportedly paying women to make against him. Vicious #MeToo-like allegations of sexual misconduct are hovering over the head of Special Counsel chief Robert Mueller III, a virtual untouchable ever since his rise to Russian Collusion investigation prominence. The Mueller allegations have surfaced a little over a month after Palo Alto Professor Christine Ford tried to throw a proverbial...
  • 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.
  • New Accusations Against Kavanaugh Even Weaker Than Ford’s

    09/24/2018 2:16:03 AM PDT · by JamesLedbetter · 32 replies
    Western Free Press ^ | sept. 24, 2018 | James Ledbetter
    As the Senate prepared to question Christine Blasey Ford on the allegations that she was sexually abused by Kavanaugh, new allegations have come out of the woodwork. However, these new allegations are even weaker than Ford’s allegations. What is the left trying to do here? This whole situation is very suspicious, according to reports.
  • Bill Hybels Accused of Multiple Accounts of Sexual Misconduct

    03/23/2018 9:32:55 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 16 replies ^ | March 22, 2018 | Megan Briggs
    Until today, perhaps the most national news-worthy thing Bill Hybels has done is announce his eventual retirement from being the lead pastor Willow Creek Church, a transition which he has planned meticulously. That all changed, though, when the Chicago Tribune published a story about allegations of sexual misconduct leveled at Hybels by prominent current and former leaders at Willow Creek. Hybels has said he believes those making the claims against him have “colluded” against him in an effort to discredit his ministry. According to the Tribune, which conducted an investigation into the allegations, the claims of misconduct are numerous. “The...
  • Stuart Smalley Says Goodbye: Al Franken Is No Longer A U.S. Senator

    01/02/2018 3:24:23 PM PST · by Kaslin · 78 replies ^ | January 2, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    Well, after giving one of the most non-introspective speeches on the Senate floor regarding his sexual harassment allegations, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) is now a private citizen. The Minnesota Democrat was hit with sexual misconduct allegations around the Thanksgiving holiday last year. He’s been accused of groping multiple women, forcibly kissing one as well. As of today, Stuart Smalley has left the building. Here’s his formal resignation letter: Here's Franken's letter of resignation, which took effect at noon CST. #mnsen— Kyle Potter (@kpottermn) January 2, 2018 The Franken allegations arose just as the Alabama special election was winding down....
  • Turmoil: CA Democrats' Sexual Harassment Problem Cost Them

    12/26/2017 10:26:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies ^ | December 26, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    The sexual harassment reckoning has exposed many men in positions of power for their bad behavior. Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Mark Halperin and others have either been fired or suspended for sexual misconduct. In the political realm, Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) is resigning in early January after multiple women accused him of sexual harassment. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) made his way to the exit after his sexual harassment allegations made it into the limelight; he paid $27,000 to settle a claim in 2015. And yes, that’s our money he used for that expenditure. This reached a boiling point during the...
  • For Once, the Joke Is on Al Franken

    12/12/2017 9:14:48 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies ^ | December 13, 2017 | Salena Zito
    There is a strong argument to be made that Sen. Al Franken's central reason for resigning is he knew he would be reduced to being shunned by his peers and the press if he were to continue representing Minnesota in the congressional upper chamber. In short, he would have become a joke, an afterthought, a pariah, a no one. For the egocentric Minnesotan who was courted by everyone in the Democratic Party to headline their fundraisers -- both for their re-elections as well as their state party's coffers -- and fawned over for his Hollywood pedigree and admired by progressives...
  • Roll Tide: All That Roy Moore And Doug Jones Can Do Now In Alabama's Senate Race Is Wait

    12/12/2017 6:07:37 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies ^ | December 12, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    It’s over. The Alabama special election is over. The polls have closed. The only thing that Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones can do now is wait. Moore has been dealing with multiple accusations of sexual molestation and assault from multiple women. These events occurred when Moore’s accusers were teenagers. It’s been an issue that has plagued the Moore campaign. As the ballots are being counted, turnout in some areas of the state is higher than usual. Yet, CNN’s panel of pundits noted that high black turnout, which is what Democrats are hoping for, might not be enough to...