Tony Ortega: Making Enemies for Life

We’ve been taking a look lately at precisely how executives and paid hatchet men like Tony Ortega who worked at the Village Voice and Phoenix New Times actively engaged in gaslighting any and all who stepped forward voicing concern about the countless child victims being trafficked year after year on Backpage.

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Tony Ortega: Defending the Indefensible With the Same Lies

“We’re being told that there’s a widespread, growing and out-of-control problem to fear in our country. And it has a catchy name: ‘trafficking. The actual data behind this ‘epidemic’ is wanting in the extreme. It involves guesses by activist professors, junk science by nonprofit groups trying to extract money from Congress…” – Tony

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Another Backpage Loss Undermines Tony Ortega’s Lies

It’s been a turbulent few months for Tony Ortega’s former Backpage Bosses, James Larkin and Michael Lacey.

As court battle losses for Backpage and its malfeasance continue to mount before ‘the bosses’ own much anticipated trial, we can now add one more notable blow undermining Tony Ortega’s paper-thin defense of the whole Backpage

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Arielle Silverstein: “How To Trigger Buttons”

“If you want to offend or upset me, I suggest you take a couple of Scientology courses, they will teach you how to trigger buttons. Cause so far you are way off. You don’t even know if I have a vagina. You sound like a juvenile idiot.”- Arielle Silverstein, aka Bozuri

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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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