Tag: Sexual harassment

Blake Farenthold’s New Job Was Created Just for Him, How Special!

I spoke to a Victoria Advocate Reporter who confirmed that Blake Farenthold’s new job is a newly created position. The Port Director has not responded to questions about whether the position was advertised or whether there were any other applicants.  A Public Information Act request has been filed for contract details. For more: The Victoria Advocate

Farenthold Goes Back to Congress

Former Congressman Blake  “Ducky  Pjs” Farenthold went right back to Washington DC Monday as the legislative liaison for the Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort, located in the district he represented until April 6 of this year.  Seems the Good Ol’ Boy Network felt sorry for him and found him a job, despite the fact that…

27 More Women Accuse Charlie Rose

Incidents of sexual misconduct by Charlie Rose were far more numerous than previously known and that at least three times CBS managers were warned of his conduct toward women at the network.  The number of women who have accused Rose of sexual harassment now totals 35.  Rose’s email response to the new allegations: “Your story…

Trump: Kirsten Gillibrand ‘Would Do Anything’ For Donations

President Trump responded to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s calls for him to resign on Monday in typically forthright fashion during an early-morning Twitter tirade. He claimed the New York Democrat had “come to my office “begging” for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them).” He also accused the “lightweight” senator of…

Time Names ‘Silence Breakers’ 2017 Person Of The Year

Time magazine honored the women who started the national reckoning about sexual harassment in the workplace and elsewhere, naming the ‘Silence Breakers’ the 2017 person of the year on Wednesday. On the cover, Taylor Swift, former Uber engineer Susan Fowler, and Ashley Judd appear. Editor in Chief Edward Felsenthal revealed the decision on the Today…

Rep. John Conyers Settled Sexual Harassment, Dismissal Complaint

In 2015, Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) settled a wrongful dismissal complaint filed by a former employee who said she was fired after refusing to “succumb” to Conyers’ “sexual advances,” BuzzFeed News reports. The woman, who asked to remain anonymous because she was afraid of retaliation, said she complained in 2014 to Congress’ Office of Compliance,…

CBS Suspends Charlie Rose Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Veteran journalist Charlie Rose was suspended by CBS News Monday evening after eight women accused him of sexual harassment. PBS also immediately stopped production of his interview program, Charlie Rose. Speaking to The Washington Post, the women accused Rose, 75, of groping them and showing up nude in their presence. In a statement to the…

Roy Moore Allegedly Pursued Teen Girls For Sexual Relationships

Four women have come forward to The Washington Post alleging that Roy Moore—the former Alabama judge who was twice removed from the state’s supreme court and is currently the GOP nominee for Senate—pursued them for sexual relationships when they were young teens. More than one of the women reportedly said he pursued her when she…

Report: Bill O’Reilly, Fox News Discussing Host’s Departure

The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday night that Fox News is preparing to part ways with star Bill O’Reilly, and a final decision could come within the next dew days. CNN’s Brian Stelter had reported Tuesday evening that a person with knowledge of the situation said Fox News and O’Reilly have been discussing his leaving…

AP: ‘Apprentice’ Cast And Crew Says Trump Was Vulgar And Sexist

A new report alleges that Trump’s behind-the-scenes behavior on the NBC show, The Apprentice, was “sexist” and “lewd.” Trump reportedly made repeated demeaning comments about female contestants and crew members on his hit show The Apprentice, according to an investigation by The Associated Press. The AP said on Monday that interviews with more than 20…