Tony Ortega’s “Half Cocked”

The deeper we look into the public’s assessment of Tony Ortega’s troubling professional past the clearer it becomes just what a hack Tony Ortega really is.

We’ve pointed out how nearly a decade before Tony Ortega was canned from his role as chief propaganda officer for Backpage, he was causally exploiting teens using

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Another Bogus Tony Ortega Story

We recently published an article about Tony Ortega’s unethical “journalism” behavior, highlighting two of his more egregious newspaper fabricated stories. Following that story several eagle-eyed readers were quick to point out that we’d missed another glaring example of Tony Ortega’s print-based lies.

This next piece of the story picks up not long after

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Million Dollar Questions

Without doubt, the question we most often get asked here on the blog is, “Why isn’t Tony Ortega in jail already?!”

Believe us we understand your frustration in this, especially considering Tony Ortega’s bosses have already been outfitted with ankle monitors as they await their respective upcoming trials on a veritable laundry list

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“A Forest of Dead Wood”

Tony Ortega is probably best known as the propaganda minister for the role he played as chief defender of the notorious illicit prostitution and child sex trafficking website, Backpage during its debauched heyday as the world’s most infamous online brothel.

Readers of this blog will remember how Backpage was raided and forcibly shut

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The Pimp and The Pyramid Scheme

We have written about Tony Ortega and the economic incentive he had in maintaining the Backpage hierarchy of pimps controlling the victims they exploited. We suggested in that piece that Tony Ortega was a willing participant in this scheme, unlike the many nameless victims Backpage took advantage of as it generated hundreds of millions

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Wanted: Tony Ortega, Social Media Scofflaw

Last year Twitter made an announcement that it would redouble its efforts to combat hate-speech in the wake of growing public concern about the platform’s lack of regulation and oversight.

As a part of this site wide policy change, Twitter took to the press to announce that it would prohibit hate speech which

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Tony Ortega’s “Willingly Consensual” Backpage Affair

Among Tony Ortega’s many demonstrable lies, one whopper he invented to help clear infamous sex-trafficking hub Backpage must surely rank somewhere near the top — the lie of course, was that Backpage existed solely for consenting adults to find each other.

Yeah, right!

Even someone as shortsighted and narrow-minded as Tony Ortega

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Why Are All Tony Ortega’s Friends Getting Hauled Up On Sex Crime Charges?

By this point, readers of this blog have seen countless examples of Tony Ortega and his friends engaging in hate crimes ranging from casual bigotry of online hate speech to the dark and violent activities of some of the shadier creeps Tony Ortega pals around with.

Individuals like Paul Haggis who stands credibly

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Tony Ortega: The Cult Leader

Tony Ortega is an unemployed blogger wannabe with an ethically compromised wife (Arielle Silverstein) who, by her own admission, has developed a chemical dependence on hard, mind-altering prescription drugs.

It’s little wonder then that we find Tony Ortega lashing out in blind impotent rage as often as he does. He’s an emotional toddler

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Was Tony Ortega an Integral Part of the Backpage Child Sex Trafficking Conspiracy?

Recently we left off with an open question, echoing what many readers of this blog have been asking us here lately: “Why isn’t Tony Ortega in jail yet?” Especially seeing as Tony Ortega, speaking as the public-facing element of Backpage, went on at length describing the so-called “careful process” used Backpage in its attempt

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