Four women and President give Biden hands-on treatment

The alt left appears to be in a civil law over ex-Veep Joe Biden’s creepy behavior.

Two more accounts by women accosted by Biden appear in a New York Times article published Tuesday night.

Caitlyn Caruso, who was 19 at the time,  told paper that Biden Put his hand on her thigh and hugged her “just a little bit too long” at an event about sexual harassment at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Caruso added that the unwarranted touching by Biden was very uncomfortable since she  just shared her story of sexual assault at the event.

“It doesn’t even really cross your mind that such a person would dare perpetuate harm like that,” she told the reporter. “These are supposed to be people you can trust.”

Another accusation in the Times came from  D. J. Hill, a 59-year-old writer. She had an uncomfortable encounter with Biden in 2012 at a 2012 campaign event in Minneapolis.

Hill alleges Biden put his hands on her shoulders and began dropping them down her back, she told the newspaper. Hill’s husband — like some other spouses or fathers — had to intervene and interrupted the groping with a joke.

“Only he knows his intent,” Hill told the reporter.

These reports come after two other women made similar accusations over the weekend.

President Trump speaking at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s annual spring dinner had these choice words to say about Biden’s current situation.

“I was going to call him, I don’t know him well,” Trump told the crowd at the National Republican Congressional Committee’s annual spring dinner. “I was going to say ‘Welcome to the world Joe, you having a good time?’”

So its curious how the alt left aligns itself on the issue, since the MeToo movement came out of the Harvey Weinstein Hollywood scandal and was all about empowering women to fight back. Do the Democrats have the back of the women making the alleged charges and take into evidence the hundreds of other official White House swearing-in photos?

It appears for now that’s its politics as usual.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Politico, “I don’t think it’s disqualifying. [But] he has to understand in the world that we’re in now that people’s space is important to them, and what’s important is how they receive it and not necessarily how you intended it,” she said.

The Biden campaign also issued statements from ywo dozen women including, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), TV talker Meghan McCain and actress Alyssa Milano, stating his character was above-board, vouching for his actions and intentions.

Where will this go, hard to say since Biden has not said he is running for the nomination just yet, but as I wrote Tuesday this may be the tip of the iceberg. The Senate is scheduled to open hearings on the Ukraine’s involvement in the 2016 election and Biden and his son Hunter appear to be neck-deep in that.

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NBC News chief, the more you know

I keep hearing the name Noah Oppeheim coming up in different conversations and articles over the last week or so.

Oppenheim is currently the President of NBC News. He was formally senior vice president in charge of the “Today Show” until Feb. 2017 when he was promoted.

So right off the bat, Oppenheim was in the center of two of NBC’s bigger recent controversies. Matt Lauer and spiking the Ronan Farrow story on Harvey Weinstein, which propelled the whole #MeToo movement in Hollywood.

There were muted calls for Oppenheim to step down after the Matt Lauer sexual harassment story broke, as horrendous stories came to light from women telling of Lauer’s secret button on his desk to lock his office door.

As an aside, this seems like a lucrative business — installing remote control locks in media executive offices. It’s alleged that CBS chief Les Moonves had one as well. It must be boilerplate language in their contracts by now.

So getting back to Oppenheim, I was told to look into a Harvard buddy of his Franklin Leonard. He is the co-founder along with Dino Simone of “The Black List”, an annual publication featuring Hollywood’s most popular unproduced screenplays.

I’ve dropped a few names here and their connections to each other. I believe many of these names will be in the news very shortly as a major expose is slated to be published as early as this week.

 

 

 

Hey De Niro, I’m talking to you

Actor Robert De Niro came on stage at Radio City Sunday night at the Tony Awards to introduce Bruce Springsteen, but appeared to have a nervous breakdown in the midst of his two-minute stint.

De Niro came out and said, “It’s no longer Dump Trump, It’s F*@k Trump.”

The predominantly liberal Broadway community cheered and stood for this vicious attack. All this while the President is traveling to Asia to sign a historic agreement to end hostilities with North Korea.

I’ve been thinking what would cause De Niro’s tirade? Cheap applause and standing ovation? No something deeper has affected the actor’s psyche.

What the Trump administration has brought about has rocked De Niro’s world.

The President beat De Niro’s candidate Hillary Clinton, which probably costs him some money and some funding for the actor’s “pet projects”. Friend and fellow New Yorker Harvey Weinstein’s downfall and prosecution came about under Trump’s DOJ  prosecutors. Something that probably may not of happen to the same degree under a Clinton White House.

Also De Niro’s Robert Mueller character on Saturday Night Live may be short-lived as the soon-to-be-released DOJ investigation of the FBI under Mueller and James Comey shows highly unethical behavior by the nation’s chief law enforcement’s top brass.

So what separates De Niro’s outburst from the guy with a placard outside Penn Station saying the same thing? I’m afraid very little even down to the flexing of the arms to punctuate his ranting.

But at least the guy at Penn brought props.

Weinstein’s new best friend may be Manhattan DA’s office

Harvey Weinstein will turn himself in to the NYPD Friday morning for arraignment on two counts of rape. One in the first degree and the second count to rape in the third degree stemming from two women’s allegations.

Weinstein will only be charged with two counts on Friday despite over 80 woman having come out with charges that the former film mogul violated their human dignity with lecherous acts.

The man who almost singlehandedly empowered woman to begin the #MeToo movement (along with Bill Cosby) will only be charged on two felonies for now.

There are two thoughts that come to mind after spending many years seeing how the District Attorney’s office and the NYPD works.

One: The want to get him into the system. Take your two strongest cases before a judge. Have him booked. Take his passport since he has the means to be a flight risk and put up a large bail request.

Two: Once booked, now you can request all the information you need to make further charges. Financial, business and travel records are all available due to charges. It’s no longer a fishing expedition, it’s a criminal case.

So when the criminal trial comes up and it will be in NYC, not California, the charging document may look more like a small telephone book and not the two-count indictment that will be presented this morning at Manhattan Supreme Court.

One other interesting aspect comes out of today as well. Weinstein, facing a life in prison, may become a bit more chatty with the Manhattan’s DA office on what he knows about a host of other people.

You have to know Weinstein was a large contributor to all things Democratic. From Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama to a host of other national political contenders and state office holders.

What he has witnessed, been told about and/or funded may be of interest to the authorities. And that’s where this could become very interesting.

Happy Memorial Day to all and take a moment to think about all the young men and woman who laid down their lives for us over this holiday weekend.

 

MeToo movement shows wolves are on the left as well

We are almost two months since the Harvey Weinstein revelations of sexual harassment came to light with the #MeToo movement.

The speed and scope of the movement is amazing with more than a hundred men in politics, media and Hollywood have been outed and suffering for their sins. Continue reading