Reviews of Tony’s Latest Tweet Are In – ‘Ugh!’

If you are like most people in America you probably don’t read read Tony Ortega. His fifteen minutes of fame ended sometime shortly before he was summarily fired from his infamous Chief Propagandist for Backpage.com. That doesn’t seem to stop him, however, from his increasingly desperate attempts to stay relevant.

Every once in

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The Video Tony Ortega Doesn’t Want You to See

Since starting this blog scores of recommend reading and helpful links have been pouring in.

This week a particularly interesting youtube clip emerged, which corroborates a lot of what we’ve been covering the last few weeks — namely, compulsive liar Tony Ortega and his close ties to the seedy world of human sex trafficking.

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Could Tony Ortega Finally Wind Up Behind Bars?

 

Tony Ortega is perhaps the best example of hypocrisy and arrogance in modern “journalism”. Here is a man who for years falsely accused L Ron Hubbard and all Scientologists of endorsing and condoning pedophilia while he himself had made 90% of his paycheck off of Backpage sex traffic advertising, which led to horrific

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Backpage lawsuit against a Cook County Sheriff dismissed by Federal Judge

On Thursday, May 31, 2018, a Chicago federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart who requested credit card companies not to do business with Backpage dot com.

James Larkin and Michael Lacey accused the Sheriff of interfering with the Backpage business. The judge ruled Thomas Dart’s action was protected

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Would the Real Tony Ortega Please Stand Up

Given his peerless record of marathon unemployment, finding news about Tony Ortega can be a bit of a challenge. Once upon a time he might have been the number one hit for any given Google search of the phrase “Tony Ortega scandal”. Nowadays he doesn’t even make the top five. Today I thought you

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When will Ortega meet RICO?

The Village Voice was having problems. The paper had just yet another round of layoffs as part of a nationwide cull by its parent company. Its future prospects were looking so dim, the Voice began to rely almost exclusively on sex and drug ads to stay solvent. It was so desperate for revenue that

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Sordid Secretive Scandal

Back before the scandal surrounding the demise of the Village Voice, before Tony Ortega’s bosses, Michael Lacey and James Larkin, in Phoenix began destroying all the evidence they could that might implicate them in the global sex scandal spiraling so out of control lengthy prison sentences seemed the only plausible outcome… Back before

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Defending Paul Haggis

As the MeToo movement has highlighted over the course of the past year, there is no shortage of rapists and serial abusers of women in Hollywood. A few short months ago it was revealed that Paul Haggis was accused of sexual misconduct by 4 different women; two of whom accuse him of rape.

Indeed,

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Tony Ortega’s deliberate falsification-style of “journalism”

There is no shortage of fake news on the internet these days. It doesn’t take much to be a blogger willing to fill post after post with nothing but lies. But to be a blogger exposed as a liar on snopes.com, the internet’s gold standard for debunking and exposing deceit? Now that’s a

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Jumping Ship

 

Recently the Laura Ingram show found itself in hot water after she publicly mocked Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg. The resulting backlash was swift and overwhelming, targeting the show’s advertisers. This manner of consumer-driven protest has increasingly proven an effective tool countering hate speech in an era of fake news.

Would it come

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