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  • Franklin Graham quits the GOP over Planned Parenthood funding

    12/22/2015 2:04:50 PM PST · by BlatherNaut · 24 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | 12/22/15 | David Gibson
    Evangelist Franklin Graham has announced he is abandoning the Republican Party in disgust over the move by the GOP-led Congress last week to pass a budget that Graham said was "wasteful" and provided funding for Planned Parenthood, which he compared to the Nazis. Graham has previously said he has no faith in any political party, but his apparent renunciation of his Republican affiliation is an indication of anger on the right and the strong interest many disaffected evangelicals have shown in populist outsiders such as Donald Trump. Graham himself has expressed admiration for Trump, the surprise front-runner in the Republican...
  • White House Honors LGBT ‘Champions of Change’ with Transgender Movie Night

    11/20/2015 4:13:00 PM PST · by bkopto · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Nov 20, 2015 | Daniel Nussbaum
    The White house announced on Friday that it would hold a screening of the upcoming transgender drama The Danish Girl and Amazon's transgender series Transparent next week as part of its new "White House LGBT Artists Champions of Change" program. In addition to the screenings on Monday, November 23, the White House will honor nine individuals "for their artistry in advocating for the LGBT community," according to a White House press release. The event will also mark Transgender Remembrance Day, currently observed on November 20.
  • Only 24% of Americans Believe News Media Tries to be Unbiased

    07/06/2015 5:25:40 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 14 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 6, 2015 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    Less than a quarter of all Americans 24 percent believe that the news media try to report without bias, according to The Newseum Institutes annual national survey on public attitudes about the First Amendment. The survey asked if respondents agreed with this statement: "Overall, the news media tries to report the news without bias." Twenty-four percents said they agreed with this and 70 percent said they disagreed. The 24% who now say the media try to report news without bias is the lowest since we began asking this question in 2004, the institute reports in its 2015 State...
  • Senate advances fast-track trade bill for Obama

    06/23/2015 9:15:22 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/23/2015 | Alexander Bolton
    The Senate on Tuesday voted to advance President Obamas trade agenda, approving a measure to end debate on fast-track authority. The 60-37 motion sets up a vote on final passage on Wednesday. If the Senate approves fast-track or trade promotion authority (TPA), it would then be sent to Obamas desk to become law. Fast-track authority would allow Obama to send trade deals to Congress for up-or-down votes. The White House wants the authority to conclude negotiations on a sweeping trans-Pacific trade deal. Thirteen Democrats backed fast-track in Tuesdays vote, handing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) a major legislative victory....
  • Clinton Charities Raked in Millions of Taxpayer Dollars (greedy parasites sucked-up $7.4M)

    05/01/2015 4:02:08 PM PDT · by Liz · 13 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 5/1/15 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Embattled Clinton Foundation and Clinton Health Access Initiative its major health-related offshoot received over $7 million from the US government in recent years, according to an analysis of public records conducted by the Washington Free Beacon. The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), chaired by Bill Clinton and run by the former presidents long-time associate Ira Magaziner, has received $6,010,898 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 2010. CHAI, the biggest arm of the Clinton familys charitable efforts, accounting for 60 percent of all spending, received $3,193,500 in fiscal years 2010, 2011, and 2012, according to federal contracts,...
  • Clinton Foundation stench driving away donors: Politico

    05/01/2015 8:11:02 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 25 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 4-30-15 | Ed Morrissey
    Gee, I wonder why? After all, many of them havent yet been identified. Ken Vogel explains that the publicity surrounding the influence-peddling schemes at chez Clinton has potential donors looking elsewhere, but does that apply to those who still want to buy influence? Hmmm. Actually, the fact that so little goes to charity and that the rate (6.4% in 2013) has become so public is what has them rethinking their commitments:
  • The Pro-Life Movement Must Stop Being Whores of the Republican Party

    01/23/2015 9:46:54 AM PST · by roses of sharon · 28 replies
    Red State ^ | 1/23/15
    I know there are many angered by the title of this post, but the truth hurts. I cannot tell you the number of times I have been to political events where a politician kisses babies and talks Jesus so the pro-lifers in the crowd get thigh sweats and send the politician to Washington. When the politician takes up with his mistress or pays for an abortion or, as Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) did, undermines the pro-life cause, they are just horrified. But still they return predictable to the GOP for more abuse and disappointment. Maybe it is time for a...
  • Bill Clinton pictured posing with two PROSTITUTES at star-studded charity event in his honor

    03/02/2014 2:20:11 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 61 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | March 1, 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Bill Clinton pictured posing with two PROSTITUTES at star-studded charity event in his honor Former President Clinton was pictured with two prostitutes who work at a legal brothel in Nevada They were captured chatting at a charity event in Los Angeles on Thursday where Clinton gave the keynote address The prostitutes- named Barbie Girl and Ava Adora- work at the Moonlite Bunny Ranch and were in California for the unite4:Humanity event Bill Clinton's controversial couplings has reached a new level after he was pictured spending time with prostitutes at a recent charity event. The former President was...
  • Radical Femen Leader Plans US Feminist Outpost

    03/01/2014 1:38:14 PM PST · by Hacksaw · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 20, 2014 | ELAINE GANLEY
    She quickly seduced French officialdom after arriving from Ukraine, winning political asylum within a year of her application. Her visage, framed in blond hair crowned with flowers, helped inspire France's latest postage stamp. Few French people knew back then that they were dealing with a radical soldier for the feminist cause, in town to organize the ranks of women for a radical insurgency with bare breasts as weapons. The sweet start for 23-year-old Inna Shevchenko is souring. The defiant chief of the Ukraine-born Femen movement now risks up to five years in prison and a 75,000-euro ($103,000) fine for bashing...
  • BBC caption fail: Welcome to the year of the whores

    02/01/2014 9:58:09 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 53 replies
    Metro [UK] ^ | Saturday 1 Feb 2014 | Mark Molloy
    As millions of people around the world celebrate the Chinese New Year, something appears to have been lost in translation at the BBC. Instead of welcoming in the year of the horse, a subtitle error saw the BBC usher in the year of the whores. One eagle-eyed viewer took a screen grab of yesterdays gaffe before it was picked up on social media. So its Chinese New Year, but the BBC subtitles got a bit confused about the year, said one. Another added: Happy Chinese New Year, according to BBC Subtitles it should be an interesting one!
  • House Democrats: Climate Change Turns Women Into Prostitutes

    01/11/2014 6:37:47 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 57 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 1/10/2014 | Emily Hulsey
    The Democratic party has found a new consequence of climate change: prostitution. Rep. Barbara Lee and twelve other House Democrats issued a resolution stating that climate change can cause food and water shortages, which could lead impoverished women to turn to prostitution as a means of income: [I]nsecure women with limited socioeconomic resources may be vulnerable to situations such as sex work, transactional sex, and early marriage that put them at risk for HIV, STIs, unplanned pregnancy, and poor reproductive health, it says. More broadly, the resolution says climate change will hurt marginalized women, such as refugees, sexual minorities, adolescent...
  • Rubio Helps Kill Amendment Requiring Border Fence He Claims to Support

    06/18/2013 5:25:46 PM PDT · by Fred · 43 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | 061813 | Matthew Boyle
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said late Tuesday that he supports securing the United States border with Mexico with a double-tiered fence but voted against an amendment to the Gang of Eight immigration bill that would have required exactly that. Rubio and his fellow Gang of Eight Republicans helped the Democrats kill an amendment from Sen. John Thune (R-SD) that would have required the double-tiered fence be built, as current law requires, before amnesty was granted to Americas at least 11 million illegal immigrants. The only other Republican to vote against the amendment was Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK). I support Senator...
  • Nine Companies Tied to PRISM, Obama Will Be Smacked With Class-Action Lawsuit Wednesday

    06/11/2013 5:08:43 PM PDT · by Fred · 18 replies
    US News ^ | 61113 | Steven Nelson
    Former Justice Department prosecutor Larry Klayman amended an existing lawsuit against Verizon and a slew of Obama administration officials Monday to make it the first class-action lawsuit in response to the publication of a secret court order instructing Verizon to hand over the phone records of millions of American customers on an "ongoing, daily basis." Klayman told U.S. News he will file a second class-action lawsuit Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia targeting government officials and each of the nine companies listed in a leaked National Security Agency slideshow as participants in the government's PRISM...
  • Democrat senator denies prostitution allegations (Menendez)

    01/31/2013 8:21:01 AM PST · by IbJensen · 23 replies
    GOP USA ^ | January 31, 2013 | Staff
    The office of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., issued a statement Wednesday denying allegations a Florida doctor who is a friend lined up prostitutes for him. The FBI Tuesday raided the office Dr. Salomon Melgen, an eye doctor practicing in West Palm Beach, Fla., who is the target of an Internal Revenue Service lien for more than $11 million, The Miami Herald reported. The newspaper said federal investigators were believed to be looking into Melgen's finances as well as the allegations about prostitutes. "Dr. Melgen has been a friend and political supporter of Senator Menendez for many years," the statement...
  • NEW: RI (Democrat) Lobbyist Gave $300,000 Loan to Sister of Jill Kelley

    11/13/2012 3:10:16 PM PST · by Arthurio · 108 replies
    Tuesday, November 13, 2012 GoLocalProv News Team A prominent Rhode Island lobbyist and Democratic fundraiser gave a $300,000 personal loan to the twin sister of Jill Kelley, the woman tied to the love affair that ended CIA Director David Petraeus career, court documents show. Bankruptcy records filed by Natalie Khawam last April list Gerald Harrington, the founder of the Capitol City Group, as an unsecured creditor on the loan. Khawam owes nearly $4 million in total. The loan was first reported by the New York Post. A message left at Harringtons Providence law firm was not immediately returned. The Post...
  • 75 Percent of Women Say They Won't Date Unemployed Men

    06/27/2012 8:46:17 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Live Science ^ | 06/27/2012 | David Mielach
    While losing your job may be a devastating blow to your career aspirations, it may be an even bigger blow to your personal life, according to new research conducted by a dating service. A significant majority of women said they would not date a man who was unemployed. Just one-third of men said they would date an unemployed woman. Overall, 75 percent of women said they would be unlikely to date an unemployed man, with 33 percent saying no outright. Another 42 percent of women answered maybe when asked about the possibility of dating an unemployed man. That answer, however,...
  • Bush energy advisers go to Romney (Bushbot RINOs lining up to kneel before Romney)

    11/13/2011 8:08:11 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 23 replies
    Politico ^ | 2011-11-13 | Darren Samuelsohn
    George W. Bush-era energy policy wonks are finding a new home with Mitt Romney. The former Massachusetts governor can count on support from a whos who of former Bush officials willing to raise money, brainstorm policy ideas and generally help spread the word among the ranks of like-minded GOP energy experts. Already on board the Romney train are Jim Connaughton, who ran Bushs White House Council on Environmental Quality for all eight years; former Assistant Energy Secretary Andy Karsner; former EPA air chief Jeff Holmstead; and former EPA congressional affairs liaison Edward Krenik. The former Bush officials all told POLITICO...
  • The "Prostitute" Label

    04/14/2011 4:36:54 PM PDT · by yetidog · 11 replies
    ABC News ^ | 04/14/2012 | Vanity
    Prostitute crime victims.
  • Dallas strip clubs worried about stripper shortage for Super Bowl weekend

    01/28/2011 12:46:46 PM PST · by Justaham · 50 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1-28-11 | Caroline May
    A 9.4 percent unemployment rate? Pish posh! In Dallas-Fort Worth exotic club managers across the city are desperately seeking strippers for Super Bowl weekend. These adult clubs currently are estimated to be experiencing a total shortage of 10,000 exotic dancers as they attempt to meet a tourist to stripper ratio of 30:1. Dallas strip joint Showtime Cabaret is advertising like crazy to bring in the chicas. The gentlemens club is currently in need of 140 more gams (or, for those who failed math and/or never mastered 1930s colloquialisms, 70 additional girls) to bring their total number of dancers to 120....
  • Councils pay for prostitutes for the disabled

    08/15/2010 6:59:57 AM PDT · by Daisyjane69 · 21 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 8/14/10 | Laura Donnelly, Michael Howie and Ben Leach
    One local authority is using its budget to pay for the services of a prostitute in Amsterdam, while others have said visits to lap dancing clubs are permissible under new policies which transfer funds directly to those who receive care from social services. Holidays abroad, subscriptions for internet dating and driving lessons have all been funded by the taxpayer under a national initiative introduced by the last Government. New homes to be part-funded by GovernmentThe 520 million scheme promised to give elderly people and those with disabilities more control over the care they received, by passing on cash so individuals...
  • Why I'm teaming with Eliot Spitzer on CNN

    06/27/2010 6:39:40 PM PDT · by kbennkc · 33 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 27 JUN 10 | Kathleen Parker
    In the catalogue of life-altering surprises, few compare to the query I received a few weeks ago from CNN/US President Jon Klein: "How would you like to co-anchor a prime time show?" Surely neither drum roll nor punch line is necessary at this point. My co-anchor would be Eliot Spitzer, former governor and attorney general of New York, variously known as the sheriff of Wall Street and the "disgraced" politician who resigned after it was revealed that he had consorted with prostitutes.
  • Bad laws, not bad whores, say sex workers ("whore-phobic" attitudes)

    06/06/2010 3:41:08 PM PDT · by mainsail that · 41 replies · 459+ views
    News.com.au ^ | 6/5-201 | News.com.au
    SEX workers have rallied in Sydney to demand an end to "whore-phobic" attitudes and greater protection under anti-discrimination laws. Chanting "sex worker rights are human rights" and "no bad whores, just bad laws", dozens of protesters marched from the Opera House today in a bid to have their rights recognised. Many carried red umbrellas, a symbol of the global movement, while others made statements with T-shirts reading "whore power" and "sluts unite". "We are human beings, we are people, we do a job and we are continually vilified for that job," sex worker Julie Bates said, noting that little had...
  • Hayworth vs. McCain -- Primary Headline Roundup [humble vanity -- please help]

    02/21/2010 12:45:59 PM PST · by Arthur Wildfire! March · 349 replies · 3,252+ views
    Please help. I plan to keep this thread alive until McCain loses the primary. Let's NAIL THAT RINO! Please help scout for headlines to bring here. I will ping people here once a week with choice headlines and links. [Since it's the OPPOSITE of high volume, several have already signed on.] If you would like to be on this once-a-week ping list, please let me know. Any helpful links will be appreciated. "The most recent online scores from the American Conservative Union are from 2008. In that year, John McCain scored 63 and had a lifetime average of 81.43. ......
  • Lt. Dan Choi, An Inspiration to Gillibrand, Now Back On Duty (Gilli: end Don't Ask, Don't Tell)

    02/10/2010 5:39:36 PM PST · by neverdem · 17 replies · 624+ views
    NY Observer ^ | February 10, 2010 | Reid Pillifant
    Army Lieutenant Dan Choi, who made national news when he was served with discharge papers after coming out on the Rachel Maddow Show, has rejoined his unit, according to Jeff Sheng at The Bilerico Project. Mr. Sheng, who spoke with the lieutenant, explained the situation thusly: Apparently, Lt. Choi's commander has always been in full support of him, and even after Lt. Choi came out on The Rachel Maddow Show, his commander did not press for his discharge. The military did eventually serve Lt. Choi a discharge notification - essentially firing him from his job, but he was allowed to...
  • Planning a Vacation? Dont Forget the Porn Stars! (An example fo the fall of a once great country)

    12/30/2009 7:56:40 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 46 replies · 2,382+ views
    CNBC ^ | 12/30/2009 | Staff
    Film studios are a frequent stop for the typical Los Angeles tourist and the really lucky ones sometimes get a brief glimpse of favorite star making a movie. Technically, things arent vastly different for the folks who book their trips through Porn Week though these vacationers catch a whole lot more than a quick glimpse of the actors. Instead, theyre on the set of a porn film watching, helping behind the scenes or (if theyre brave enough) perhaps joining the cast themselves. Its Fantasyland, to be sure but Mickey and Donald are nowhere in sight. A...
  • Cartoon to amuse--Mary Landrieu and the Cornhuckster--

    This gave me a good laugh, so I thought I'd post it. It's particularly funny of the self-righteous expression of Mary Landrieu--
  • Senate sets Christmas eve vote on U.S. debt limit

    12/22/2009 4:06:35 PM PST · by Typical_Whitey · 20 replies · 1,024+ views
    reuters ^ | 12/22/09 | Andy Sullivan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday set a Christmas Eve vote on final congressional approval of a bill to provide a two-month increase in the federal debt limit. The measure, passed last week by the House of Representatives, would increase the debt limit, now at $12.1 trillion, by $290 billion. Senate Democrats may approve the measure largely by themselves because most, if not all, Republicans are expected to vote against it, Republican aides said. Democrats control the Senate, 60-40.
  • Porn star Joslyn James brings the number of women linked to Tiger Woods to 11

    12/09/2009 6:26:59 AM PST · by safetysign · 50 replies · 3,134+ views
    Fox News ^ | 12/08/2009 | staff
    <p>1.) Rachel Uchitel. The club hostess was the first of the women to be linked to Woods after the National Enquirer reported that she traveled to Australia to be with Woods during a golf tournament there. So far, she has denied the affair.</p>
  • Economics 101

    12/07/2009 10:38:04 PM PST · by BooBoo1000 · 5 replies · 387+ views
    My self | 12/7/09 | Myself
    In the 1990's The Federal Government seized the Mustang Rance a Brothel between 15 or 20 miles from Reno Nevada.It was operated by a man named Joe Conforte, and it was a gold mine.The Feds seized it and for Tax Evasion. The Government in their wisdom decided to run it and get their tax money that was due. They went broke and tore the Mustang Ranch Down. Now we are trusting or economy, Banking Industry, Auto Industry and perhaps our health plans to the same Nit Wits who couldn't make money running a whore house and selling whiskey
  • Conservative group offers endorsement - for $2M (Claim Regarding American Conservative Union)

    07/17/2009 2:20:41 AM PDT · by BCrago66 · 41 replies · 970+ views
    Politico ^ | 07/17/09 | MIKE ALLEN
    The American Conservative Union asked FedEx for a $2 million check in return for the groups endorsement in a bitter legislative dispute, then flipped and sided with UPS after FedEx refused to pay. In return for the $2 million, ACU offered a range of services that included: Producing op-eds and articles written by ACUs Chairman David Keene and / or other members of the ACUs board of directors. (Note that Mr. Keene writes a weekly column that appears in The Hill.) The conservative groups remarkable demand black-and-white proof of the longtime Washington practice known as pay for play ...
  • Where are the Republicans?

    05/02/2009 7:07:47 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 303 replies · 5,566+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | May 02, 2009 | Joseph Farah
    I have bad news for you. I have it on good authority that the congressional Republican leadership, if that is not an oxymoron, plans to give Barack Obama a pass on all of his major appointments. They'll give them a bye. They'll close their eyes, cover their ears and speak no evil against some of the most dangerous nominees for high posts in an administration in American history. I'm talking about kooks and crazies like Cass Sunstein, the so-called "regulatory czar," who once proposed what can only be characterized as a "Fairness Doctrine" for the Internet including a notion for...
  • $5 prostitution tax proposed in Nevada

    03/25/2009 9:14:24 AM PDT · by pissant · 44 replies · 1,501+ views
    Business Week ^ | 3/24/09 | Brendan Riley
    CARSON CITY, Nev. A key state lawmaker has proposed a $5 tax on acts of prostitution in Nevada, where brothels operate legally in some areas, and a counseling agency for sex workers that would be funded by part of the tax revenue. "We're desperate to find money for essential government services, so I will go anywhere to do that," Senate Taxation Chairman Bob Coffin, D-Las Vegas, said Tuesday in discussing his plan that by his estimate would raise at least $2 million a year from sex acts in the legal bordellos.
  • Madam reveals weasel ways of the spanking governor (Spitzer)

    02/17/2009 6:35:57 PM PST · by pissant · 15 replies · 1,591+ views
    Times UK ^ | 2/15/09 | Tony Mills
    WHEN Billie the madam met Eliot the politician, neither had any idea that within a couple of years the careers of both would be ruined and the tawdry bedroom habits of one of Americas most powerful state governors would be discussed in ignominious detail by comedians and chat-show hosts across the country. In a book detailing her improbable rise from a California trailer park to a million-dollar New York apartment, Kristin Davis, a busty blonde brothel-keeper also known as Billie, the Manhattan Madam, lays bare her relationship with Eliot Spitzer, the former New York governor, who was forced to resign...
  • The Supermodels of 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

    02/10/2009 11:15:55 PM PST · by Justaham · 24 replies · 2,750+ views
    Guys, dont blow the babys milk money to buy an issue. Check them out for free at SI.com. In all, 19 models are featured in this years issue, including NBA dancers and tennis stars. Surpringly, there arent any huge names this year as far as supermodels (a sign of the tough economic times, I guess.) Danica Patrick has her own spread, though, and is looking pretty damn fine, IMHO. Brooklyn Becker is Andy Roddick's fiancee. This years glistening young rookies (tomorrows household names) include Kim Cloutier, Cintia Dicker, Lucia Dvorska, Esti Ginzburg, Jessica Hart, Damaris Lewis, Ariel Meredith, and Hilary...
  • McCain pushes for Clinton confirmation in Senate Floor speech ["deep admiration"] [BARF BARF BARF]

    01/21/2009 12:55:38 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 44 replies · 1,021+ views
    CNN Political Ticker ^ | 2009-01-21 | Dana Bash & Ted Barrett
    (CNN) John McCain on Wednesday used his first Senate floor speech since the end of the presidential campaign to urge his colleagues to quickly confirm fellow Sen. Hillary Clinton as secretary of state. "I think the message that the American people are sending us now is they want us to work together and get to work," McCain said. "I think we ought to let Senator Clinton, who is obviously qualified and obviously will serve, get to work immediately." The Senate is expected to easily confirm Clinton Wednesday afternoon, and McCain's particular support of the New York senator isn't surprising....
  • NBC's Today Show Gives More Airtime to 'Obama Thongs' than Bush Farewell

    01/16/2009 12:38:41 PM PST · by chuck_the_tv_out · 29 replies · 1,135+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | January 16, 2009 - 12:40 | Scott Whitlock
    The three network morning shows on Friday almost totally skipped any coverage of President Bush's farewell address to the country on Thursday. Despite having a combined eight hours of air time, NBC's "Today," CBS's "Early Show" and ABC's "Good Morning America" devoted only 55 seconds total to reporting on Bush's speech. Instead, important topics such as "Obama thongs" and cheddar biscuits were highlighted. Over a period of two hours, "The Early Show" ignored the speech entirely. "Good Morning America," which has a similar running time, allowed a mere 17 seconds. The "Today" show, which now encompasses four hours of broadcast...
  • Student auctions off virginity for offers of more than 2.5 million

    01/12/2009 1:13:49 PM PST · by Roberts · 106 replies · 5,019+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | 1/12/09 | telegraph.co.uk
    Natalie Dylan, 22, claims her offer of a one-night stand has persuaded 10,000 men to bid for sex with her. Last September, when her auction came to light, she had received bids up to 162,000 ($243,000) but since then interest in her has rocketed. The student who has a degree in Women's Studies insisted she was not demeaning herself. Miss Dylan, from San Diego, California, USA, said she was persuaded to offer herself to the highest bidder after her sister Avia, 23, paid for her own degree after working as a prostitute for three weeks. She said she had had...
  • 6 Teens Charged in Nursing Home Abuse

    12/02/2008 6:49:06 PM PST · by Main Street · 59 replies · 2,341+ views
    Star Tribune ^ | December 2, 2008 | WARREN WOLFE
    The eight young women attended high school together and worked together part-time at the Good Samaritan nursing home in Albert Lea, Minn. A criminal complaint filed Monday says they also laughed together early this year as they spat in residents' mouths, poked and groped their breasts and genitals and at times taunted them until they screamed -- or witnessed those events. Charged Monday with maltreatment of seven residents were Brianna Marie Broitzman, 19, who faces 11 charges, and Ashton Michelle Larson, 18, who faces 10. Neither returned calls Monday seeking a comment or the name of their attorneys. The six...
  • Coulter delivers book exposing "Guilty" Obama Media (broken jaw?)

    11/25/2008 8:59:25 AM PST · by Dutchgirl · 42 replies · 3,873+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | 11/25/08 | Drudge
    Bestselling author and controversialist Ann Coulter plans to crash Obama's inauguration party with her new work, GUILTY. Set for release first week of January, the book exposes and mocks, in graphic detail, the media's love affair with all things Democrat and Obama. Coulter presents exhibits A through Z. "GUILTY is a much-needed reality check on a Left gone wild," declares the book's jacket. "When it comes to bullying, no one outdoes the Left. Citing case after case, ranging from the hilariously absurd to the shockingly vicious, Coulter dissects so-called victims who are invariably the oppressors. For instance: While B. Hussein...
  • Boys to men: Why guys arent growing up (Career aimlessness and beer and porn culture)

    08/31/2008 6:10:00 AM PDT · by Libloather · 72 replies · 482+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 8/27/08
    Boys to men: Why guys arent growing upCareer aimlessness and beer and porn culture define Guyland updated 10:41 a.m. ET, Wed., Aug. 27, 2008 After interviewing hundreds of 16- to 26-year-olds across the U.S., sociologist and gender studies expert Michael Kimmel found a trend of guy culture that is marked by the inability to have healthy relationships with women, murky career goals, and the desire not to grow up. In his new book Guyland, Kimmel writes about why many young men are trapped between adolescence and adulthood. An excerpt. **SNIP** Today, many of these young men, poised between adolescence and...
  • 4 Spitzer Officials Face Ethics Charges

    07/25/2008 4:07:02 PM PDT · by pissant · 2 replies · 106+ views
    NY Times ^ | 7/25/08 | Nick Confessore
    <p>Four former officials of the Spitzer administration violated the states Public Officers Law when they sought to have the state police gather damaging information about State Senator Joseph L. Brunos travels on state aircraft last summer, according to a report released today by the State Commission on Public Integrity.</p>
  • Spitzer Charged Campaign for Hotel Bills, Raising Questions on His Use of Funds

    07/16/2008 10:36:45 PM PDT · by pissant · 9 replies · 167+ views
    NY Times ^ | 7/15/08 | Denny Hakim
    ALBANY Two payments to the Mayflower Hotel in Washington were included in former Gov. Eliot Spitzers campaign filings, which were released on Tuesday afternoon. The two payments, $411.06 apiece, were recorded on Jan. 14, 2008, although it is unclear what nights were covered, or whether Mr. Spitzer stayed at the hotel. A person with knowledge of the evidence developed in the federal investigation of Mr. Spitzer said the former governor had two encounters with prostitutes in Washington in early 2008. Whether Mr. Spitzer might have misused campaign money to finance dealings with prostitutes has been one of the significant...
  • Feds Appear To Be Closing In On Spitzer

    06/10/2008 5:37:42 PM PDT · by pissant · 19 replies · 122+ views
    WCBS ^ | 6/10/08 | Marcia Kramer
    NEW YORK (CBS) ― The man who ran the prostitution ring that supplied hookers to former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is set to plead guilty this week, bringing prosecutors closer to Spitzer himself. For months the big question in political circles has been whether Spitzer's resignation would be enough to stop the feds from indicting him. "The remorse I feel will always be with me," Spitzer said on the day he announced he'd be stepping down as the leader of New York. The noose appears to be tightening. On Thursday Mark Brener, the man who ran the Emperor's Club VIP hooker...

    06/10/2008 3:11:07 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 34 replies · 271+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 10, 2008 | Richard Johnson
    The federal case against him is so strong that prosecutors had no interest in striking cooperation agreements with the ringleader of Spitzer's hooker-supplier, Emperors Club VIP, and his second in command, sources told The Post's Murray Weiss. Prosecutors have records of Spitzer's transactions, phone records and taped conversations with Emperors Club, and are confident they need little more to nail him on charges that could include violating prostitution laws and money laundering, sources said. Probers are also said to be looking into whether he used campaign funds to pay for his pleasures. The case against Spitzer includes the cooperation of...
  • Iran: Cleric 'calls all feminists whores and foreign spies'

    05/29/2008 12:39:52 AM PDT · by gandalftb · 18 replies · 140+ views
    AKI - Adnkronos International ^ | 27 May, 2008 | staff
    Tehran, 27 May (AKI) - A top Iranian cleric from the northeast, Ayatollah Ahmad Elmalhoda, has reportedly called feminists "whores and foreign spies". "These whores, clutching a piece of paper in their hands to gather signatures, are working for foreign powers and want to destabilise the Islamic Republic," said Elmalhoda. He is the highly influential prayer leader in the northeastern holy Shia city of Mashad. Elmalhoda has called on the government to "intervene decisively against these whores, because it is improper to leave them to act with impunity." A few weeks ago, Elmalhoda said women who do not wear the...
  • The Whores of Babble-On

    04/16/2008 6:42:43 AM PDT · by Dr.Syn · 18 replies · 73+ views
    dansargis.org ^ | April 16, 2008 | Dan Sargis
    The Whores of Babble-On April 17, 2008Right before your eyes, you get to see the Book of Revelations played-out on the political stage.And you thought that this would be a boring campaign season....It wasnt until the candidate of change, Barack Obama, decided to rub elbows with multi-billionaire Gordon Getty and hundreds of other regular folks at a $2300 per head fundraiser that I realized we may be in the midst of the Anti-Christ (these billionaire-millionaire fundraisers occur as Michelle Obama reminds people that, When youre given the gift of advocacy, you dont sell it to the highest...
  • Air America Host Suspended - Called Hillary a Whore

    04/03/2008 11:54:23 AM PDT · by bpjam · 187 replies · 331+ views
    NY Times Blog ^ | April 3, 2008 | Brian Stetler
    Randi Rhodes, an afternoon host for the progressive Air America radio network, was suspended Thursday after repeatedly insulting Hillary Rodham Clinton at an event last month. Ms. Rhodes used vulgar language that likened Ms. Clinton to a prostitute at an event sponsored by KKGN, the Air America affiliate in the San Francisco area, on March 22. A video of Ms. Rhodes remarks was published to the video-sharing Web site YouTube on Tuesday, prompting condemnations by some bloggers.
  • HO NO! - The World Reacts to Spitzer Prostitute Scandal

    03/11/2008 6:54:03 PM PDT · by joinedafterattack · 19 replies · 2,052+ views
    The Improper ^ | march 11,2008 | By TheImproper.com
    The world is waiting to find out New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer's fate. The governor is reported to be laying low, out of public view, following allegations that he spent thousands of dollars on "Kristen," the comely young brunette prostitute. Three New York newspapers want him to resign. On its editorial page, The New York Times said it was "hard to see how [Spitzer] will recover from this mess" but stopped short of calling for him to step down. Meanwhile newspapers around the world are commenting on the scandal. Here are some excerpts of press coverage around the globe:
  • Green Makeover: NY State Governor's Mansion (Silda's last video puffpiece)

    03/10/2008 6:22:10 PM PDT · by pissant · 29 replies · 1,160+ views
    Dominomag ^ | 3/10/08 | staff
    First Lady of New York State, Silda Wall Spitzer gives us a tour of her efforts to make the executive mansion in Albany, New York eco-friendlier.
  • [Elliot] Spitzer (D) Is Linked to Prostitution Ring

    03/10/2008 11:07:12 AM PDT · by FreedomPoster · 1,472 replies · 48,958+ views
    The NY Times ^ | March 10, 2008 | DANNY HAKIM
    <p>Gov. Eliot Spitzer has informed his most senior administration officials that he had been involved in a prostitution ring, an administration official said this morning. He is set to make an announcement . . .</p>