Tag Archives: scandal

Craig Ferguson On Sen. Roy Ashburn

Last night Craig Ferguson devoted his entire opening monologue to the Ashburn scandal to hilarious results. Too many great jokes, I’ll just tip you to one. (Paraphrasing) “Police knew Ashburn had been in a gay bar because he tested positive for appletinis.” The final joke is the best, though.

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Gay Prostitution Scandal Hits Vatican

I can’t fucking wait to hear how Ill Papa tries to wriggle out of THIS one! “Put on some music, swallow a Viagra, and adelante!” That’s the headline in Europe today following reports that a papal aide used an intermediary in an elite Vatican choir to solicit young male choristers and seminarians for prostitution. Police wiretaps are expected to result …

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Report: John Edwards To Be Indicted Over Campaign Funds Misuse

Disgraced 2008 Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards is about to be indicted for campaign funds misuse, according to the National Enquirer. Via Huffington Post: A federal grand jury is about to indict John Edwards, sources tell the National Enquirer. The grand jury has been investigating the former presidential candidate since April 2009 for possible misuse of campaign funds — Edwards …

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New York Times: Paterson Must Resign

In a front page editorial, today the New York Times called for the resignation of Gov. David Paterson unless he can “account for his actions.” Gov. David Paterson gave New Yorkers his “personal oath” on Friday that he had never abused his office. It now seems clear that, at the very least, he tried to arrange a ham-handed cover-up to …

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Paterson Could Face Criminal Charges

The witness tampering scandal surrounding NY Gov. David Paterson is getting worse. New York Gov. David Paterson appears to have moved from worrying about his political future to facing the possibility of criminal charges. A second New York Times story Tuesday on his involvement in shielding a close aide, David Johnson, from charges of domestic violence reported that Paterson, besides …

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BREAKING: Paterson Ends Campaign

UPDATE: NY Gov. Paterson will announce today that he will not seek election in November. Embattled Gov. Paterson has pulled the plug on his election bid, a source close to the governor said Friday. Paterson will announce the decision later Friday. Paterson has been under fire for having contacted a woman who accused one of his top aides of domestic …

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Paterson’s Office Acknowledges NYT Scandal Story, Denies He Is Resigning

After Business Insider today published a claim that NY Gov. David Paterson will resign tomorrow upon the publication of an expose’ in the New York Times, Paterson’s office has denied the resignation rumor, but acknowledged the existence of the NYT story. And now, according to the latest rumors from media insiders, the NYT will not be publishing the story tomorrow …

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“Ruinous Scandal” Rumored About To Explode For NY Gov. David Paterson

Reliable political reporter Elizabeth Benjamin reports at the NY Daily News that a potentially career-ending personal scandal will shortly be divulged about NY Gov. David Paterson. Recent claims have been made that state troopers walked in on Paterson and an unidentified woman in a utility closet at the executive mansion. According to Gothamist, the big story (which may or may …

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Gayle Haggard Explains It All

Gayle Haggard explains why she is confident that her husband is now completely heterosexual. She says that she does believe that homosexuality is a sin, but tap dances around the question as to whether she agrees with that pesky abomination thingy. But: “Honestly, I don’t feel that the government should be in the marriage business. I feel as though the …

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CougarGate: Kirk Signs With Playgirl?

Manhattan nightlife and sex party promoter Daniel Nardicio is reporting on his Facebook page that Iris Robinson’s boytoy, the now 21 years old Kirk McCambley, has signed to do a photo-layout for Playgirl. Nardicio also handled Levi Johnston’s hotly awaited, but poorly received photo spread for the title. Since the scandal broke, McCambley has become a minor sensation in the …

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CougarGate: Homophobe Iris Robinson Resigns From Parliament

Iris Robinson, the UK’s most infamous homophobe, has resigned from Parliament in the wake of the scandal surrounding her multiple incidences of adultery and financial impropriety. Northern Ireland MP Iris Robinson resigned from Westminster yesterday after it was revealed last week that she had solicited loans for her 19-year-old lover. Robinson was expected to stay on as MP for Strangford …

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23 With A Bullet

The Facebook campaign to shame Iris Robinson by sending Simon & Garfunkel’s hit to #1 saw early success today, when the track leapt to #23 on Amazon’s top downloads chart. Banners promoting the effort were hung across from the Northern Ireland Assembly building yesterday. Paul Simon should be pleased, he hasn’t seen the inside of the UK Top 40 in …

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Peter Robinson Steps Down Temporarily, Iris Remains In Psychiatric Hospital

Northern Ireland First Minister Peter Robinson is stepping down for six weeks, the maximum time allowed, while he sorts out the sexual and financial scandal shrouding he and his wife. Last night Iris Robinson was admitted to a Belfast hospital for “acute psychiatric care.” Mr Robinson has designated Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster to take charge in the interim. Earlier, the …

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Anti-Gay Irish MP Iris Robinson’s Adulterous Lover Was Under 21

Iris Robinson, the “Anita Bryant of the UK” who was mocked by floats of look-a-like drag queens during last year’s Belfast Pride parade, not only was cheating on her husband at the same time she was on national radio called gays “abominations,” she was committing that adultery with a young man said to be under 21 at the time. That …

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Quote Of The Day – Rep. Pete Sessions

“I love you and believe in you. If you want my ear/voice — e-mail.” – Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) to billionaire Ponzi swindler Allen Stanford, hours after Stanford was arrested by the feds. After the arrest, Sessions denied that he knew Stanford at all, despite having been photographed with him many times and accepting $44,000 from Stanford for his re-election …

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Irish Bishop Donal Murray Resigns Over Child Molestation Scandal

Limerick Bishop Donal Murray has resigned in the wake of Ireland’s child molestation scandal. Last month the Irish public was shocked by the revelation that the Catholic Church had covered-up the abuse and molestation of thousands of students at its orphanages and private schools. Murray met with Pope Palpatine all this week and today the Vatican issued a brief email …

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“A Perverse Accomplishment”

In an editorial about their October court victory in forcing the Catholic Church to turn over secret documents about the child molestation cover-up scandal, yesterday the New York Times noted the starkly differing reactions to such abuses by former New York Archbishop Edward Egan (pictured) and Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin. Referring to the Rev. Raymond Pcolka, whom 12 former parishioners …

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