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  • Vanderbilt Football Trial: Alleged Rape Details Emerge

    01/16/2015 12:40:49 PM PST · by wardaddy · 17 replies
    Abc online ^ | 1-26-15 | Staff
    A jury in a Nashville courtroom Thursday watched surveillance footage that the prosecution says shows a young woman being carried to a Vanderbilt University dorm room moments before she was allegedly sexually assaulted. It’s a situation that the defense argues was fueled by binge drinking and college culture.
  • U-Va. Phi Psi members speak about impact of discredited gang rape allegations

    01/15/2015 1:25:29 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 14 | T. Rees Shapiro
    Phi Psi members, speaking publicly for the first time since the allegations surfaced, told The Washington Post that they went into hiding for weeks after their home was vandalized with spray-painted messages calling them rapists and with bricks thrown through windows. They booked hotel rooms to avoid the swarm of protesters on their front lawn. They watched as their brotherhood was vilified, coming to symbolize the worst episode of collegiate sexual violence against women since the 2006 Duke University lacrosse team scandal — which also turned out to be false. Although the Rolling Stone article was discredited and the student’s...
  • HATE HOAXES

    01/14/2015 10:54:09 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 3 replies
    2014: UMSL student reports being forced into car and raped on campus, police say Police investigating UMSL rape 2015: UMSL says reported rape on campus did not happen She probably just changed her mind 2014: Sexual Assault Claim at Columbia Columbia Student Will Carry a Mattress Everywhere Until Her Alleged Rapist Is Expelled Columbia University Vigilantes Are Naming ‘Rapists on Campus’ in Bathroom Graffiti Frustrated by Columbia’s inaction, student reports sexual assault to police Columbia charges rape protesters $471 to clean the mattresses they carried to shame the university for ‘failing to investigate one student’s sexual assault’ Columbia University Sexual...
  • UVA Fraternity Reinstated After Rolling Stone Article on Rape

    01/12/2015 5:02:04 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 17 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 12, 2015 | By JENNIFER STEINHAUER
    The University of Virginia, after receiving guidance from the local police, has reinstated the fraternity at the center of a magazine article that detailed gang rape allegations that later unraveled. “We welcome Phi Kappa Psi, and we look forward to working with all fraternities and sororities in enhancing and promoting a safe environment for all,” Teresa A. Sullivan, the president of the university, said in a statement. In November, an article in Rolling Stone magazine detailed a student’s account of a 2012 gang rape at the fraternity, which prompted Ms. Sullivan to suspend all fraternities through the end of the...
  • Policing is a Dirty Job, But Nobody's Gotta Do It: 6 Ideas for a Cop-Free World

    01/02/2015 9:22:14 AM PST · by PROCON · 82 replies
    rollingstone ^ | Dec. 16, 2014 | José Martín
    It's time to start imagining a society that isn't dominated by police After months of escalating protests and grassroots organizing in response to the police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, police reformers have issued many demands. The moderates in this debate typically qualify their rhetoric with "We all know we need police, but..." It's a familiar refrain to those of us who've spent years in the streets and the barrios organizing around police violence, only to be confronted by officers who snarl, "But who'll help you if you get robbed?" We can put a man on the moon,...
  • Harvard settles Title IX case with administration, agrees to revise sexual assault policies

    Harvard University and its law school reached a settlement Tuesday with the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights, pledging to revise its sexual harassment and sexual assault policies in order to address concerns that the university had failed to adequately provide a safe campus environment for students. The agreement represents the latest example of how the Obama administration's aggressive use of Title IX, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender at schools that receive federal funding, is reverberating across the country's institutions of higher learning. The Education Department's Office of Civil Rights is investigating dozens of colleges and universities...
  • Student claims he was expelled from W&L for consensual sex

    12/29/2014 7:31:55 PM PST · by WL-law · 40 replies
    The Roanoke Times ^ | Tuesday, December 16, 2014 9:15 pm | By Luanne Rife
    A day after Rolling Stone published an article describing a brutal gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house, a former Washington and Lee student claims he was expelled for having consensual sex with another student who eight months later regretted the encounter and claimed rape. The former W&L student has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the private Lexington university discriminated against him because he is a male, and because it wanted to avoid the negative public scrutiny that UVa was experiencing. Moreover, the student, identified as John Doe in the lawsuit, contends W&L’s Title IX officer advocates to...
  • 2014: The Year The Liberal Lies Died

    12/29/2014 5:28:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 29, 2014 | Kurt Schlichter
    Every single thing liberals say is a lie. No exceptions. We conservatives always knew it, but 2014 was the year when the rest of America began to understand. And 2014 was the year that Americans had to choose sides – would they stand with the liberal liars or with us conservatives? Last November, they chose us conservatives, and maybe the truth will be enough to stop Hillary Clinton and save our country in 2016. The truth is poison to liberalism, so no wonder liberals hate the idea of a free press – after all, they are the ones who argued...
  • Bill Cosby reportely hires private investigators to dig up dirt on accusers

    12/28/2014 8:13:26 AM PST · by SteveH · 109 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/28/2014
    Bill Cosby has hired a battalion of private investigators to dig up dirt on his many accusers, The New York Post has learned. The comedian, fighting an onslaught of accusations that he sexually assaulted more than two dozen women over many years, is paying six-figure fees to private investigators for information that might discredit his alleged victims. Multiple sources confirmed that Cosby, through his Hollywood attorney Martin Singer, is implementing a scorched-earth strategy in which anything negative in his accusers’ pasts is fair game. At least one Glendale, Calif.-based firm with a half-dozen former LAPD detectives on staff is muckraking...
  • Don Lemon Gives Bill Cosby Rape Accuser Advice on How Not to Get Raped

    11/19/2014 10:02:32 AM PST · by bkopto · 73 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | Nov 19, 2014 | Lorena O'neil
    Don Lemon is catching a lot of backlash for a comment he made in an interview, implying women can stop unwanted sexual assaults. On Tuesday night, Lemon interviewed Joan Tarshis, a woman who recently went public with her accusation that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted her in 1969. During their exchange, Lemon questioned Tarshis on why she didn't bite Cosby and use her teeth "as a weapon" when he forced her to perform oral sex.
  • Alleged Victim: Cosby Is A ‘Serial Rapist’

    11/18/2014 3:42:29 PM PST · by RoosterRedux · 89 replies
    Another woman has come forward to claim that she was raped by Bill Cosby. Joan Tarshis told “CBS This Morning” that the actor and comedian drugged and raped her on two separate occasions in 1969 when she was 19. She said that Cosby invited her to help come up with material for his comedy act. Then when she was on the set of “The Bill Cosby Show,” he gave her a cocktail. “I was sitting up writing one second and the next second I was lying down on the couch having my underwear taken off,” Tarshis said. She said Cosby...
  • ANOTHER WOMAN COMES FORWARD WITH RAPE ALLEGATIONS AGAINST BILL COSBY

    11/17/2014 2:42:16 PM PST · by bkopto · 85 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Nov 17, 2014 | KELLI SERIO
    Joan Tarshis posted an essay on Hollywood Elsewhere, via the Hollywood Reporter, alleging that Cosby drugged and raped her on two separate occasions in 1969, when she was just 19-years-old. Tarshis, a former actress, music industry publicist, and journalist, wrote that Cosby, whom she met through mutual friends, would routinely invite her to his room on the Universal lot where the taping of The Bill Cosby Show took place. According to her, the comedian would offer her food and drinks, and although Cosby never drank alcohol in front of her, he would often pour her Bloody Marys. In regards to...
  • Bill Cosby Tells Don Lemon Black Men Need To Raise Their Kids, Has Message For ‘No-groes’

    09/14/2013 11:19:55 PM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 40 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 14, 2013 | Mediaite Staff
    CNN anchor Don Lemon has, of late, turned the focus of his frequent conversations on race to the idea of personal responsibility in the African American community. On Saturday night’s edition of CNN Newsroom, Lemon continued that controversial trend with comic legend Bill Cosby, who has also felt the heat of controversy on the subject. Cosby talked to Lemon about young black men raising their kids, over-medication of juvenile inmates, and may have even coined a new word: “No-groes.” For the past few months, Don Lemon has courted controversy with several segments pegged to his general agreement with comments by...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Bill Cosby accused of raping ex-girlfriend of Sammy Davis Jr.

    12/26/2014 9:19:30 PM PST · by conservative98 · 274 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | Monday, December 22, 2014, 2:30 AM | Nancy Dillon
    Bill Cosby was a rat who stalked prey in his own pack, a former girlfriend of Sammy Davis Jr. says. Katherine McKee alleges Cosby raped her in a Michigan hotel room in the early 1970s when she was on tour with Davis. She joins more than 20 other women who have accused the comedian known as “America’s Dad” of sexual assault.
  • Cultural Winner and Losers, 2014

    12/26/2014 4:09:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 26, 2014 | Brent Bozell
    Looking back at our popular culture in 2014, it appears that Hollywood's power is on the wane. Politically, the leftist celebrities and the "Rock the Vote" gang couldn't help dig the Democrats out of their rut. Even that paragon of permissiveness Sandra Fluke couldn't exploit her Limbaugh-victim aura to win a state Senate seat in libertine California. The year's biggest loser was Sony, which looked pathetically powerless in the wake of an alleged North Korea's hack attack. Worst yet were the people involved. A clearly frustrated George Clooney announced there was no one in that industry willing to sign a...
  • ACTRESS’ BOMBSHELL: ‘COS’ RUBBED ME THE WRONG WAY (Bill Cosby 2000)

    12/24/2014 10:09:15 PM PST · by SteveH · 86 replies
    The New York Post ^ | March 2, 2000 | Mark Stamey
    A stunning actress who asked Bill Cosby for career advice accused the comedy legend of hanky-panky after the two dined alone at his swank East Side townhouse, law-enforcement sources said yesterday. Lachele Covington, 20, who has appeared on Cosby’s CBS TV show, filed a police report saying the beloved comedian put her hand under his T-shirt and guided it south toward his sweatpants, the sources said. But Covington said she pulled her hand away — and that was the end of that. She told Cosby she was leaving and he said, “That’s fine.”
  • Camille Cosby: A life spent juggling her role as public figure with desire to be private

    12/24/2014 9:56:31 PM PST · by SteveH · 9 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 23, 2014 | Manuel Roig-Franzia, Krissah Thompson and Mary Pat Flaherty
    Camille Cosby arrived in California as a striking young beauty with a dazzling smile and a keen sense for fashion. People compared her to Lena Horne. Yet, she was ill-suited for the role of Hollywood spouse. She likes to think of herself as “real,” she has said. Hollywood didn’t seem real. It seemed like a place for preening and pretending. Her husband soared to international celebrity as the first African American to star in a dramatic television series, appearing alongside the white actor Robert Culp in the hit show “I Spy,” which debuted in 1965. They had more money than...
  • Cosby not Finding Support in the Black Community

    12/23/2014 9:35:55 AM PST · by SteveH · 28 replies
    AP via ABC News ^ | Dec. 23, 2014 | Jesse J. Holland
    Bill Cosby hasn't been "America's dad" for years. For some blacks, he is the cranky uncle complaining about young African Americans who, in his view, dress and behave in a way that drags down their race.
  • Of Media Agendas and the Lynch Mob Mentality (Jameis Winston, UVA Fraternity, Duke LX)

    12/23/2014 4:30:57 AM PST · by mikeus_maximus · 4 replies
    The Orlando Sentinel ^ | 12/22/2014 | David Whitley
    "This is the worst attack on an athlete that we have ever seen in the history of amateur sports," his attorney, David Cornwell, said Monday on NBC Sports Radio.... Part of that is because his own doing (see: Burger King, Publix, FSU Student Union). There's a big difference, however, between being a serial knucklehead and a rapist. It didn't help Winston that the incident occurred as "rape culture" awareness was skyrocketing on campuses. The Washington Post recently ran a column titled, "We Should Automatically Believe Rape Victims." As FSU was struggling in a game against Boston College, a San Francisco...
  • The Rape on Campus Epidemic

    12/23/2014 4:46:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 23, 2014 | Michael Barone
    The total discrediting of Rolling Stone's story on rape at the University of Virginia has shined a light on one of the least palatable features of American life: the so-called epidemic of rape on campus. Authorities from Barack Obama on down have cited the phony statistic that one in five college women is raped. Phony because it's based on a 2007 survey conducted in two Midwestern schools not of a random sample, but of a small number of self-selected respondents and includes unwanted touching and kissing as "sexual assault." A Department of Justice survey released this month presents a different...
  • The war on rape: the logic of the lynch mob returns (Rape culture movement is the new KKK)

    12/22/2014 5:10:04 AM PST · by servo1969 · 5 replies
    spiked-online.com ^ | 12-15-2014 | BRENDAN O’NEILL
    We are in the midst of a war on rape. From American campuses to British courthouses, from newspaper op-ed pages to the weird world of online petitions, ‘zero tolerance’ of rape has been declared. And who could possibly be against it? No one is ‘pro-rape’. So surely everyone will cheer a war on rape. Not so fast. Wars on rape have been declared before, and often for deeply reactionary reasons, having the effect of harming society rather than helping women. Consider the ‘war on rape’ declared in America’s Deep South in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, when the KKK...
  • Obamas are keeping the divide alive

    12/21/2014 1:42:59 PM PST · by TurboZamboni · 32 replies
    pioneer press ^ | 12-21-14 | joe soucheray
    Barack and Michelle Obama, speaking to People Magazine, of all disappointments, shared the disheartening news that they have experienced what they called racism. Barack, for example, apparently has had trouble, before he was president, hailing a cab in Chicago, to which an immediate thought might occur to anyone who has been to Chicago: Who hasn't? Also, Barack, at a black-tie event, when he, too, was in festive livery, apparently was asked by another guest if he would get them a cup of coffee. For her recollection, Michelle came up with a visit to a Target store as first lady. She...
  • How can those accused of sexual assault prove consent under 'yes means yes'?

    12/19/2014 11:01:37 AM PST · by C19fan · 83 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 19, 2014 | Ashe Schow
    This isn’t one of those articles where I ask a question in the headline and provide the answer in the text. Because the truth is, I don’t know how someone accused of sexual assault is supposed to prove they obtained consent under the new “yes means yes” policies. And it looks like no one else knows either. I reached out to the lead sponsor of the California affirmative consent law, state Sen. Kevin de Leon, because when I tried asking other sponsors of the bill, they directed me to him. His office provided a lengthy description of the bill that...
  • New Cosby Accuser Says She Blacked Out for 2 Days After Comedian Drugged Her (Video)

    12/19/2014 8:58:38 AM PST · by Libloather · 44 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/18/14 | Jethro Nededog
    Yet another woman has come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of drugging and possibly taking advantage of her. On an episode of "Dr. Phil" airing on Friday, the talk show had seven of Cosby's accusers for guests, including a woman who was identified only as Lisa who said that she was drugged by the famous comedian more than two decades ago. Lisa had built a friendship with Cosby after being called to audition for him when she was a model in the 1980s. "I was very excited to go and see him," Lisa told Dr. Phil. "I was starstruck. I...
  • Beverly Johnson: My Daughter Helped Me Go Public About Bill Cosby

    12/19/2014 8:30:23 AM PST · by SteveH · 52 replies
    People ^ | 12/17/2014 | liz mcneil
    Supermodel Beverly Johnson, who came forward last week to claim she was drugged by Bill Cosby, cites her daughter as one of the reasons she finally spoke out. It was her daughter, Anansa Sims, now 35, who first accompanied her to Cosby's Manhattan brownstone for brunch in the mid '80s, a few days before the comedian invited her back for an alleged audition. "My daughter loved him," Johnson wrote in Vanity Fair. It was only recently, after a series of women came forward claiming they had been drugged and assaulted by Cosby, that Johnson, 62, told her daughter she had...
  • PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton 12/01/14 Solving UVA's sexual assault problem

    12/19/2014 9:44:45 AM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 4 replies
    Students are back in class today at the University of Virginia – a school that’s been rocked by a serious sexual assault scandal. Rev. Al Sharpton talks to UVA graduate and activist Emily Renda, and Wendy Murphy about what's being done to address the...
  • Bill Cosby protesters plan to disrupt Hamilton show

    12/18/2014 9:26:00 PM PST · by SteveH · 38 replies
    cbc news ^ | dec. 18, 2014 | kelly bennett
    A Hamilton writer is recruiting people to buy tickets to comedian Bill Cosby's upcoming performance in the city so they can disrupt the show inside the theatre. Anne Bokma said "the numbers are growing every day" of people planning to join her for a non-violent protest during Cosby's Jan. 9 show at Hamilton Place Theatre. Bokma said she's been contacted through her website by both people who want to join her by buying $90 tickets, and people who have tickets to the show who don't want to go anymore and are unable to get refunds. They're giving Bokma their tickets...
  • Bill Cosby used a 'friend' to court wife of Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno and then set her up

    12/18/2014 7:42:42 PM PST · by SteveH · 45 replies
    uk daily mail ^ | 12/19/2014 | lycia naff
    'He told me 'probably to the bathroom'. 'Things really seemed odder now. We kept playing. Bill beat me. And just as I was ready to put the pool cue down he came forward at me. I thought he was reaching for the pool cue. But he came at me and grabbed me in such a powerful way. Grabbing me. I had never been treated so roughly and he pulled me hard to him, so hard. 'He was much bigger than me. Much bigger and he pulled me so hard and so rough. I had never been treated so roughly and...
  • Rape and Sexual Assault Victimization Among College-Age Females, 1995–2013

    12/18/2014 8:56:07 PM PST · by fkabuckeyesrule · 13 replies
    US Dept Justice ^ | December 2014 | Sofi Sinozich & Lynn Langton
    For the period 1995–2013, females ages 18 to 24 had the highest rate of rape and sexual assault victimizations compared to females in all other age groups. Within the 18 to 24 age group, victims could be identified as students enrolled in a college, university, trade school or vocational school or as nonstudents. Among student victims, 20% of rape and sexual assault victimizations were reported to police, compared to 32% reported among nonstudent victims ages 18 to 24.
  • Liberals Exploit Rape Victims [Lena Dunham, Rolling Stone join socialist revolutionary goals]

    12/17/2014 2:29:26 PM PST · by Moseley · 1 replies
    Fairfax Free Citizen ^ | December 17, 2014 | Jonathon Moseley
    Liberals continuously need another crisis to fundamentally transform a country into a socialist “Brave New World.” And the more shocking and/or disturbing the better. People will not abandon their way of life unless convinced that the status quo is unacceptable. Lately, the left wing is frothing about a new crisis – a “rape culture.” There are many TV series showing how police will stop at nothing to put sex offenders behind bars. Mega-hit Law and Order created a spin-off television series S.V.U. devoted exclusively to prosecution of sex crimes. Yet activists insist that society is encouraging rape. Yet the Rolling...
  • Colleges: Women Have a Role to Play in Ending Rape. Feminine Modesty holds the key.

    12/18/2014 10:13:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 76 replies
    Townhall ^ | 12/17/2014 | Erica Wanis
    Before circumstances and Providence brought me to a small, Christian liberal arts college in a sleepy northern Virginia town, I spent three years studying at the University of Illinois followed by a two year stint in the Army. Needless to say, I spent much of my early twenties participating in American party culture, and I'm lucky I made it through those years relatively unscathed. Looking back, I made a lot of foolish decisions. I put myself in a lot of compromising situations that could have easily taken a dark turn. What I have to say in the following paragraphs, then,...
  • The Factual Feminist Takes on the Rolling Stone Rape Scandal

    12/18/2014 7:34:13 AM PST · by outpostinmass2
    To see how NPR, activist scholars, and the Justice Department set the stage for the latest eruption of hysteria over alleged campus rape, watch here:
  • Defining nearly all sex as rape

    12/18/2014 7:21:24 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The Washington Examiner's Beltway Confidential ^ | December 17, 2014 | Ashe Schow
    California’s “yes means yes” law turns the idea of sexual consent upside down. Suddenly, nearly all sex is rape, unless no person involved reports it as such. Consent, under the California law that is spreading to other American universities, is required to be “ongoing throughout a sexual activity and can be revoked at any time.” The law also states that “a lack of protest or resistance does not mean consent, nor does silence mean consent.” Also, previous sexual activity “should never by itself be assumed to be an indicator of consent.” The law also states that incapacitation due to drugs...
  • Police arrest 7 suspected of sexually assaulting South Florida teen [Real Gang Rape, Not UVA Lies]

    12/16/2014 2:10:46 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 46 replies
    wsvn-tv ^ | 12/15/14
    Police have arrested a group of men who they allege sexually assaulted a South Florida teen and forced her to have sex with at least 16 men. ....on Dec. 4 the 16-year-old victim left school and willingly got into a car, but it is unknown if she knew any of the people in the vehicle. According to the arrest report, the high school student was taken throughout Northwest Miami-Dade and drugged with powdered cocaine, crack cocaine and molly pills, laced marijuana cigarettes, marijuana, and alcohol. She was then forced into prostitution and given a financial quota of over $1,200. "The...
  • Cosby won't be charged over molestation claim

    12/16/2014 7:29:23 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 107 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 16, 2014 | Associated Press (AP)
    LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file any charges against Bill Cosby after a woman recently claimed the comedian molested her around 1974. The rejection of a child sexual abuse charge by prosecutors came roughly 10 days after the woman, Judy Huth, met with Los Angeles police detectives for 90 minutes. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office rejected filing a misdemeanor charge of annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18 because the statute of limitations had passed.
  • George Will: Colleges become the victims of progressivism

    12/16/2014 2:32:55 PM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 15 replies
    Colleges and universities are being educated by Washington and are finding the experience excruciating. They are learning that when they say campus victimizations are ubiquitous (“micro-aggressions,” often not discernible to the untutored eye, are everywhere), and that when they make victimhood a coveted status that confers privileges, victims proliferate. And academia’s progressivism has rendered it intellectually defenseless now that progressivism’s achievement, the regulatory state, has decided it is academia’s turn to be broken to government’s saddle. Consider the supposed campus epidemic of rape, a.k.a. “sexual assault.” Herewith, a Philadelphia magazine report about Swarthmore College, where in 2013 a student “was...
  • Friends of UVa rape accuser raise fresh doubts about story, citing phone records

    12/16/2014 9:48:40 AM PST · by FamiliarFace · 46 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Monday, December 15, 2014 | Jeffrey Scott Shapiro
    Three friends of the alleged University of Virginia rape victim are growing more skeptical about her account, saying they have doubts about information she gave them and why she belatedly tried to get herself deleted from the Rolling Stone article that engulfed their campus in controversy. The friends say among their concerns is the fact that the woman, named only as “Jackie” in the article, gave them a cellphone number so they could text a man she said she was seeing about three weeks before she alleged she was gang-raped at a fraternity house. Eventually, the friends ended up with...
  • Rolling Stone’s Bumbling UVA Rape Detective And The Vexing Case Of The Dead Flamingos

    12/16/2014 4:05:47 AM PST · by servo1969 · 32 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 12-15-2014 | ERIC OWENS
    Most everyone in the United States has at some point encountered Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories. One short story, “Silver Blaze,” involves a dog that didn’t bark. Spoiler alert: Detective Sherlock Holmes solves the case by realizing a dog didn’t bark because the dog recognized the murderer.Holmes’s legwork is profoundly applicable to disgraced journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s whopper of a Rolling Stone story claiming at least five members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity chapter at the University of Virginia gang-raped — and punched in celebration — a freshman named Jackie at a party at their frat house on Sept. 28,...
  • Friends of “Jackie”: Author of Rolling Stone UVA rape story told us she’s going to … re-report it

    12/15/2014 9:49:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/15/2014 | AllahPundit
    Interestingly, they don’t specify that she’s going to re-report it *for Rolling Stone.* RS is supposedly revisiting the UVA story too but you would think at this point they’d want nothing more to do with Erdely, especially with her previous work for them and others newly under suspicion. What happens if they agree to let her “re-report” Jackie’s story for them and then her previous bombshell for the magazine begins falling apart under scrutiny?There are only two ways an Erdely mea culpa can go. She could in theory blame the whole thing on Jackie, but she won’t. “Rape culture” true...
  • Whoopi Goldberg gives Beverly Johnson ‘3rd degree’ over Cosby drug/rape charges

    12/15/2014 9:30:04 AM PST · by C19fan · 31 replies
    Twitchy ^ | December 15, 2014 | Staff
    Famed model Beverly Johnson made waves last week when she gave her Vanity Fair account of being drugged by beleaguered comedian Bill Cosby. She sat down for an interview with ABC News. Today, Johnson appeared on ABC’s The View to share her story. Comedian/actress Whoopi Goldberg, who has vigorously defended Cosby, gave Johnson the ‘3rd degree’ according to some viewers.
  • 2014 is the Year of the Liberal Lie

    12/15/2014 9:16:56 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 3 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 12/14/14 | Kyle Smith
    2014 is the Year of the Liberal Lie By Kyle Smith Bowe Bergdahl. The IRS’s missing e-mails. Lena Dunham. “Hands up, don’t shoot.” Jonathan Gruber. GM and that faulty ignition switch. Andrew Cuomo and that anti-corruption commission. The Secret Service and that White House intruder. Rachel Noerdlinger and her “disabled” son. Rolling Stone and gang rape. 2014 was the year when truth was optional. 2014 was the year when convenient fabrication was the weapon of choice for celebrities, activists, big business and politicians. 2014 was the Year of the Lie. In each case, the liars used their powerful positions to...
  • When 'Justice' Trumps Accuracy, Journalism Loses

    12/15/2014 7:53:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2014 | Jeff Jacoby
    JOURNALISTS, SAYS Jorge Ramos, shouldn't make a fetish of accuracy and impartiality. Speaking last month at the International Press Freedom Awards, Univision's influential news anchor told his audience that while he has "nothing against objectivity," journalism is meant to be wielded as "a weapon for a higher purpose: justice." To be sure, he said, it is important to get the facts right — five deaths should be reported as five, not six or seven. But "the best of journalism happens when we, purposely, stop pretending that we are neutral and recognize that we have a moral obligation to tell truth...
  • “I Did It ... Because I Could” -- Bill Clinton Writes His Own Epitaph

    06/26/2004 9:55:35 AM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 46 replies · 3,769+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 26 June, 2004 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    “As God is my witness,” I did not want to write about Bill Clinton ever again. But he is a persistent cuss. Like Jack Torrance (Nicholson) said in The Shining, as he used an axe to chop through the door, “Little pigs, little pigs, let me in. Not by the hair of your chinny-chin-chin? Well then I'll huff and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in.” Is there any doubt, by now, that Clinton (him) is equally persistent? That as long as he has life and breath he will continue to break into the present to upstage all other...
  • Cameron Diaz: "If You Think Rape Should Be Legal, Then Don't Vote!" (Hollywood Whacko BARF Alert!)

    09/30/2004 9:55:40 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 216 replies · 18,099+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 9/30/04 | Matt Drudge
    On Oprah's Wednesday 'voting party' show featuring very important celebrities like P. Diddy (Vote or Die!), Drew Barrymore, Christina Aguilera, svelte suffragette Cameron Diaz took to shock tactics to get the female vote out. After a discussion on lynching and the vote, Diaz spoke of the dire consequences for women if they sit out this election: Ms. DIAZ: We have a voice now, and we're not using it, and women have so much to lose. I mean, we could lose the right to our bodies. We could lo--if you think that rape should be legal, then don't vote. But if...
  • EmilyRenda Discusses Jackie’s Fake Rape at Senate Hearing To End Due Process Rights

    The young woman who introduced Jackie Coakley to journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely used Jackie’s story to push a federal law eroding due process for men on college campuses. Emily Renda, a 2011 sociology major who wrote on Title IX and the campus rape myth for her college thesis, testified before a U.S. senate panel earlier this year. Here’s what she said in June.
  • Protests don’t derail Will’s commencement speech

    12/15/2014 5:32:04 AM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 17 replies
    Will, who once taught political philosophy at Michigan State, said he is “still a Spartan who takes equal pleasure from good MSU football seasons and dismal ones in Ann Arbor,” referring to the University of Michigan. Connie Rzemien, whose daughter, Katie, was among those graduating, told The Detroit News she thought Will was not the right choice. “I believe it is contradictory to what they are doing here to have somebody with such an insensitive view of rape to speak today,” she said. “I think it’s insulting to young women.” The U.S. Education Department this year revealed a list of...
  • Here Are EIGHT Campus Rape Hoaxes Eerily Like The UVA Rape Story

    12/15/2014 4:45:17 AM PST · by servo1969 · 19 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 12-14-2014 | ERIC OWENS
    <p>In a now-infamous Nov. 19 story in Rolling Stone, disgraced journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely asserted that at least five members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity gang-raped a freshman named Jackie at a frat house party, then left her in a bloodstained dress to exit via a conveniently vacant side staircase.</p>
  • Bill Cosby’s Media Lynching

    12/02/2014 5:40:43 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 62 replies
    Leo McNeil ^ | December 2, 2014 | Leo McNeil
    Bill Cosby has been accused of rape by 25-30 women. The alleged rapes follow a similar storyline. These women knew Cosby, some casually dated him. Many of the women appear to have been starstruck or otherwise looking to get into show business through Cosby. Eventually most of the women claim they were drugged and then raped. In some cases women claim to have been drugged and raped repeatedly. Most of the allegations of rape stem from events that happened in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. This isn’t the first time Cosby has been accused of rape, a lawsuit was filed...
  • Bill Cosby says he only expects the 'black media' to give him a fair hearing over rape claims...

    12/14/2014 1:36:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 78 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/14/14 | Kieran Corcoran
    Bill Cosby says he only expects the 'black media' to stay 'neutral' and give him a fair hearing over mounting rape claims. The 77-year-old said that African-American media should be impartial in reporting the allegations that he is a serial rapist. 'Let me say this. I only expect the black media to uphold the standards of excellence in journalism and when you do that you have to go in with a neutral mind,' Cosby told Page Six.
  • Carr: Moonbats defend fable not the facts (Memogate and Rather referenced)

    12/14/2014 9:34:10 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | December 14, 2014 | Howie Carr
    WHO NEEDS THE TRUTH?: Dan Rather had to explain CBS’ fake story about President Bush 10 years ago. The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity house at the University of Virginia has since suspended operations after Rolling Stone ran an article alleging a gang rape at the house. Again, a fake story. “Never let the facts get in the way of a good story.” You used to hear that occasionally in newsrooms, but the difference between then and now is, in the old days, they were kidding. Now, not so much. As the UVA rape story in the rag known as Rolling...