Tag Archives: scandal

FRANCE: Cardinal Suspends Four Pedophile Priests

Reuters reports: The Roman Catholic cardinal-archbishop of Lyon said on Thursday he had suspended four priests accused of paedophile activities and said their cases were known to French judicial authorities. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin said in a statement that the four had been working in the Lyon region in central France but gave no further details about them. He also said …

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REPORT: Spending By Fired Trump Campaign Manager Under Audit Over Payments To Fake Ad Agency

Whoa. Yesterday’s financial report filed by the Trump campaign reveals $30,000 in payments to ad agency named Draper Sterling. You know, the one from Mad Men. Via Mediaite: ThinkProgress’ Judd Legum caught the odd detail when poring over Trump’s financial statements. Trump’s financial filings show that he made several payments to Draper Sterling in April of this year for web …

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BOMBSHELL: New York Pol Says Catholic Bishop Tried To Bribe Her To Drop Child Abuse Reform Support

Again from the New York Daily News: The head of the Catholic Church in Brooklyn offered a $5,000 bribe to an Albany politician in exchange for dropping her support for the reform of a state law preventing victims of child sexual abuse from seeking justice, the pol claimed Monday. Assemblywoman Margaret Markey, who has for a decade advocated for an …

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FRANCE: Homophobic Catholic Priest Accused Of Having Sex With Young Men Who Sought Ex-Gay Torture

Religion News Service reports: For years, seminaries and monasteries around France sent students and novices to Monsignor Tony Anatrella, a prominent French priest and therapist who has written disparagingly of gays, if their superiors decided the young men were struggling with homosexuality. Now Anatrella, who argues that gay men cannot be ordained as priests, is facing mounting allegations that he …

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Tony Perkins: The Obama Administration Wants To Destroy The Fact That God Created Man And Woman

Last night it was learned that the Obama administration will issue new guidelines directing all public schools nationwide to allow trans students to use the bathroom of their choosing. This morning Tony Perkins is out with yet another frantic money beg. Here’s the entire thing: Protect Our Children! The Obama administration is ramping up its efforts to force public schools …

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IOWA: Trump Super PAC Strategist Convicted In 2012 Scheme To Buy Endorsement For Ron Paul

CNN reports: A former aide to Ron Paul and current strategist for a pro-Donald Trump super PAC was convicted Thursday of falsifying campaign records in a 2012 scheme to pay for a presidential endorsement. A federal jury in Iowa found Jesse Benton guilty on all counts, which included conspiracy and false records charges. Benton was convicted along with John Tate …

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NEW YORK: Democratic Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison

From the New York Times: Sheldon Silver, who rose from the Lower East Side of Manhattan to become one of the state’s most powerful and feared politicians as speaker of the New York Assembly, was sentenced on Tuesday to 12 years in prison in a case that came to symbolize Albany’s culture of graft. The conviction of Mr. Silver, 72, …

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Tony Perkins Applauds Effort To Override Obama’s Executive Order On Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Via press release: What’s so controversial about the First Amendment? Plenty, these days, as the very sound of the phrase “religious liberty” strikes fear in the hearts of liberals everywhere. In the handful of days since the House Armed Services Committee marked-up the latest defense spending bill, liberals are raising a stink about what should be a non-controversial (and unnecessary) …

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ILLINOIS: Former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The first sentence of the original ABC News report has been changed. It now reads: Former Speaker of the House John Dennis Hastert was sentenced today in federal court to 15 months in prison and two years of supervised release after he faced one of his accusers, who identified himself publicly for the first time as Scott Cross, …

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FINALLY: Criminal Charges Filed Against Three Officials Over Flint Water Poisoning Crisis [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Three government employees charged in connection with the Flint water crisis “failed Michigan families,” and the charges against them “are only the beginning” of a lengthy and exhaustive probe, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday. While Flint residents have said they feel the criminality that led to poisonous water being pumped into their homes stems from the …

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NEW YORK CITY: Hip-Hop Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa Accused Of Molesting Several Young Boys

For several days New York City’s music sites have been consumed with explosive allegations of child molestation against hip-hop pioneer Afrika Bambaataa, whose 1982 global smash Planet Rock virtually created the electro and freestyle genres that dominated airwaves in the 80s and continues to influence much of current dance music. From today’s New York Daily News: Afrika Bambaataa was not …

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REPORT: Disgraced Former NY Assembly Speaker Had Affair With Lobbyist Hired By Catholic Church

As you’ll see, the affair is only the tip of the scandalous iceberg. Federal authorities yesterday unsealed records which show that disgraced former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver had affairs with two women, one of whom is a former aide turned lobbyist who was hired by the Catholic Church to pressure legislators against a bill that would have extended …

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Family Research Council Prayer Of The Day: Ask God To Have Every State Legislature Pass Hate Laws

“May pastors teach their flocks about the realities of the war being waged upon them. May they enlist Christian citizens to do their part to protect their children and grandchildren from becoming victims of SOGI laws. May every state legislature and Congress pass effective laws, replacing ineffective laws with ones that truly protect the religious liberty for all Americans. May …

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Tony Perkins: Anybody With Half A Brain Wouldn’t Want Extremist PayPal In Their State Anyway

Via press release: PayPal may be the Left’s friend, but it’s no pal of North Carolina’s! The money transfer service announced this morning that it’s canceling the company’s Charlotte expansion because the state won’t force young girls to share bathrooms and showers with grown men. Company CEO Dan Schulman is so outraged that North Carolina listened to its people and …

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Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley: I’ve Asked God To Forgive My Dirty Talks With My Assistant [VIDEO]

AL.com reports: Gov. Robert Bentley made perhaps his most heartfelt apology yet on Monday, repeatedly asking the people of Alabama for forgiveness for the scandal that has engulfed his administration. Bentley also said he had asked forgiveness from God. “I’ve asked God to forgive me because that’s the most important thing,” Bentley said in midday remarks at Limestone Correctional Facility. …

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Tony Perkins Celebrates Mississippi’s Hate Bill

“Lawmakers should be very encouraged by the overwhelming, bipartisan support among Mississippi voters for legislation that ensures the government does not discriminate against individuals and organizations because of their belief that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. Mississippians of all ages and political persuasions agree with state leaders that no one should be punished by the …

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AUSTRALIA: Catholic Church’s Insurance Company Withholds “Vast Secret Archive” Of Pedophile Reports

The Age reports: Victims of some of the worst sexual abuse perpetrated by the Catholic Church are being denied access to a vast archive of clergy crime, as the church continues to ensure the offending is kept secret, despite the files being handed over to the royal commission. The nearly 2000 files – which include evidence about at least 63 …

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Tony Perkins Has The Georgia Super Sadz: Gutless Governor Nathan Deal Has Cowardly Capitulated

Just in via press release: The devil has gone to Georgia again, but this time it was in the form of Big Business and cowardly politicians. In a staggering announcement this morning, the two-term governor of the Peach State has capitulated to big business and decided to give the government a blank check to punish Georgia’s men and women of …

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Trending Today On Twitter: #CruzSexScandal

Teabagistan is aflame today over the National Enquirer’s claim that Ted Cruz made sexytime with five women not married to him in Jesus’ name. They write: Presidential candidate Ted Cruz is trying to survive an explosive “dirt file” on the finger-wagging conservative senator! And the new issue of The National ENQUIRER — on newsstands now — reveals how the reports …

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GEORGIA: Tony Perkins Has The NFL Sadz

“In the NFL’s offseason, league officials are trying to invade someone else’s turf: Georgia’s. In the ongoing scrimmage over the state’s deflated religious freedom bill, the National Football League is using a familiar playbook to frighten Gov. Nathan Deal (R) out of signing H.B. 757, a shell of a measure that — in its old form — would have shielded …

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