Tony Ortega & His Backpage Pals Learn You Don’t Mess With Texas

The people of Texas have spoken and spoken loudly. Tony Ortega and his kind are no longer welcome in their communities. Dallas may have once been the national headquarters for Backpage, the illicit website Tony Ortega proudly shilled for, but my how things have changed in the past few years!

Amateur “hack journalist” and

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“Ad hoc, Unconvincing, And Reeking Of Desperation”

In our last blog post we took a look back on the events of a single day four years ago which marked the beginning of the end for Backpage and the dime-store hype-men like Tony Ortega, paid to keep the public in the dark about the sex trafficking scheme they were running. 

Zero hour

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A Shameless Cocoon Of Lies, Lies, Lies

Over the course of this week, we’ve been watching how the events over the course of a single day in October of 2016 would be the death knell for Backpage, signaling the end of its rampant under-age sex trafficking empire and the shameless cocoon of lies Tony Ortega spun in their defense.

Now that

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12 Hours In October That Changed Everything For The Pimps of the Backpage

Four years ago this month, way back in October of 2016, the wheels of justice began to turn for the pimps, sex traffickers and shameless conmen apologists behind the largest child sex ring this country has ever seen — Backpage.

In honor of this four year anniversary we thought today we might take

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Unravelling The Backpage

It was not yet noon on October 6th 2016 when we last we looked in on the unraveling of Backpage. Its CEO, Carl Ferrer had been arrested. Backpage corporate offices in Texas and California were being scoured for evidence of sex trafficking, and officials were hauling it out by the box-load.

To

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“An Especially Heinous Person”

We’re used to seeing Tony Ortega stories on the bottom wrung of cheap supermarkets, hidden among the dreck of off-brand, tabloids given away free to line the bottoms of birdcages, It’s not often we find Tony Ortega-related stories in the pages of the Military Times, but these are strange days we are living in. 

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Backpage Criminal Conspiracy Finds Tony Ortega’s Fingerprints Everywhere

In what is to surely be felt as yet another blow to the pimps of the Backpage empire —and their spineless toadies like Tony Ortega – the U.S. District Judge Susan Brnovich who will be presiding at trial, announced she will not be stepping away from the criminal case charging Backpage executives with facilitating

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Hitting Sex Traffickers Where They Live

By any measurement 2020 has been a year filled with disasters. From the out-of-control forest faires in the western half of the United States to the raging fires of anti-religious hatred fueled by those like Tony Ortega.

And, let’s be honest here, in many ways Tony Ortega is to tolerance online what a lit

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How This Disastrous Ortega Interview Has Aged: [Spoiler Alert, Not Well!]

Karen de la Carriere promotional photo

We reported on a laughably ridiculous article written to, ostensibly, laud Tony Ortega and promote his then-upcoming book tour, funded by Karen e la Carriere. History has not been kind to the underwhelming article as Ortega’s over-hyped book launch wound up being really more of a crash and

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New Times Falsely Fetes Failed, Fired, Former Staff: Tony Ortega

The Phoenix New Times, the tabloid rag in Arizona which inexplicably decided it was somehow appropriate to publish Tony Ortega’s disgustingly offensive comic alerting and directing potential terrorists on how best to strike at the state in order to maximize body count, isn’t exactly known for having a sterling record of journalistic integrity. 

After

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