The Tide is About to Change

“I really just want people to understand that nobody, unless they’ve lived this life, can honestly fathom the amount of pain and trauma that comes from Backpage. I suffer every day because of the things that happened to me years ago.”

The above quote comes from a woman Melanie Thompson who says

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New Suit Against Backpage Bosses Could Be Game Changer

Readers of this blog will need no reminding that Backpage was seized by the US Justice Department in April of 2018. It was then that Carl Ferrer flipped on his associates and pleaded guilty to conspiracy and money laundering, agreeing to cooperate with the ongoing federal investigation.

Readers will also remember that Jim

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When It Comes to Tony Ortega, We’ve Seen Enough

“Harvey Weinstein is on trial. Jeffery Epstein is no longer with us,” she said. “Dr. Larry Nassar is in prison and on one is selling children on Backpage.com. I know we as a community have done what we needed to do but I know there is more to do.”

These were the

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Tony Ortega’s Con Convention

Hindsight may be 20/20 they say, but it’s clear Tony Ortega and his crackpot critic friends simply haven’t learned a thing. Recently, Tony Ortega and his misfit co-conspirators announced the sad crowd who gave us the 2019 ‘critics convention’ — which in reality was little more than a parade of basement-dwelling incels looking to

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Hate Conquers Nothing

The whole story could make quite a movie – a Saudi Arabian woman + practising [sic] Muslim marries a Jewish congerssman [sic] who turns out to be a major dick. hehehe.

Kind of Love Conquers All, just the opposite. – Arielle Silverstein, aka Bozuri

It’s not often we read

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Without Tony Ortega

It’s interesting sometimes to note how with the trial against the crime syndicate that ran Backpage once more in the headlines, other folks have started refocusing their examination of the problem as well. Take for example the Justice Department, which just held a “summit” on Tuesday of this week, where officials touted convictions of

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Arielle Silverstein: “It’s Just He Has No Dignity”

Yeah, I forgot, the conservative media has always had it against the Democrats.

I understand why he is not likeable [sic] – he didn’t take the whole story as a man. First he denied the whole thing, but unconvinsingly [sic]; he then went on the attack when he gave Blitzer interview talking

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Backpage Trial Watch: A Taste Of What’s to Come

It wasn’t that long ago that Backpage.com was considered something akin to the Walmart or Amazon of the sex industry, where people could find thousands of sex services listed on the classified ad website.

Previously we’ve told the story of how the site rocketed to popularity in 2010, around the time when Craigslist

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Arielle Silverstein, Sticking Her Nose In Where It Doesn’t Belong

But you’ve seen the crowds on 42nd street – lots of working class people, lots of immigrants, big masses of people who are just too busy to do anything but work. I bet Scientology is the last thing on their mind and they’ve never heard of it. And those nice red tables and

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The President Declares War on Backpage-style Sex Trafficking

On the last day of 2019, the President proclaimed January to be “National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month,” calling the crime of trafficking an “affront to humanity that tragically reaches all parts of the world.” And having seen the mess Tony Ortega made of his so-called career while shilling for Backpage,

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