Tony Ortega’s Ideologue Crony Set To Lose License

Rachel Bernstein

“Ideologue” is a term we’ve been seeing with increasing regularity in the news these days. We’ve certainly written a lot about the ideologues rampant in the bigoted critics of the so-called anti-Scientology movement. They should really be called, the “Anti-Every-View-We-Don’t-Share Movement” because every one of them seems to refuse to ever

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Tony Ortega: A Clod Among Dirtbags

As a poet some 400 years ago once keenly observed: No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away…

While we here at the blog certainly can confirm Tony Ortega is a world class dirt

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The Tony Ortega + Backpage: A Formula For Evil

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is cracking down on the multi-billion dollar business of human trafficking in the U.S. The very same line of work Tony Ortega so proudly, if tone-deafly, defended as an ‘honest exchange between consenting people’. That characterization, like so much that comes out of the mouth of Tony Ortega,

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Tony Ortega’s Connections

In our last post we drew attention to one of Tony Ortega’s many shady contacts, John McGhee, an Irish radical who crossed the line from online harassment to real-world violence.

We suggested in that report that as shocking as the act of violence this known associate of Tony Ortega was it is hardly

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Tony Ortega Protégé Convicted of Assault

In a recent post we blew the whistle on a number of Tony Ortega’s known ‘underground’ accomplices. Today we’re zeroing in and turning the spotlight on one of his more egregiously combative underlings who, unsurprisingly, recently found himself running afoul of Irish authorities.

Tony Ortega has long associated with criminals and

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The “Honorary” Cyber-Terrorist

Tony Ortega’s connections with the cyber-terrorist outfit Anonymous have been widely observed. There have been numerous attacks made by the group for which Tony Ortega has had nothing most effusive praise.

Today we are going to take a look at one of the more vile attacks and consider Tony Ortega’s response.

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Tony Ortega and His Pro Sexual Violence Bias

In our last post we began taking a look at what appears to be Tony Ortega’s strange, co-dependent relationships with sex-traffickers and accused rapists. Exactly what it is that gives Tony Ortega a sense of kinship with these sex predators? Maybe it’s his own sordid personal history, his string of extramarital affairs

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Tony Ortega’s Brand

By this point we’re only too familiar with the lies and obfuscations Tony Ortega writes on his own cheap blog – s the last place, apparently, he can find that will ‘publish’ his deranged rants.

We’ve seen how doggedly Tony Ortega sought to give cover to Backpage as news of its continued

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Backpage Pimps Faces Life For Selling Minors As Sex Slaves

Terry Johnson III

For the briefest of moments Tony Ortega had the attention of the nation. It came in the midst of a flurry of allegations that his employers at Backpage knowingly turned a blind eye to the epidemic of child sex trafficking that was taking place on the online platform built for

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Backpage’s Dark Legacy of Continues

In the minds of many Backpage has become synonymous with sex trafficking. And yet, as we have attempted to demonstrate here on the blog, the crimes of this deplorable organization go far beyond selling children and vulnerable young women to online predators for sex.

This week, news emerged of a story involving a

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