Terrorism & The Propaganda Ministers of Social Media

We’ve been getting a lot of questions from readers about Tony Ortega’s bigot buddy, Chris Shelton, over the past few days. It makes sense, seeing as self-aggrandized charlatans like Ortega and Shelton are rarely as important or well-known as they’d like you to think.

With that in mind we thought we’d take a closer

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Tony Ortega’s Hate-Tipster Offers Smokescreen Excuse for Twitter Ban

More fallout following our story yesterday of Tony Ortega’s unhinged Twitter accomplice getting temporarily booted off the social media site.

Several readers wrote in to tell us that Chris Shelton (the Twitter terms abuser in question) is publicly denying that his suspension was due to the landslide of complaints registered against him recently for

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Tony Ortega’s Hysterical Hate-Pal Suspended From Twitter

Previously, we’ve reported how unsavory operators like Tony Ortega have been brazenly flouting the rules as they daily violate Twitter’s terms of service agreement with their unchecked hate-speech.

Today we’d like to take a look at the case of Tony Ortega’s online pal Chris Shelton, an abusive anti-religious bigot who also runs a YouTube

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Rottenest To The Core

It seems strange now to think there was ever a time when Tony Ortega wasn’t cowardly hiding in his basement, refusing to breathe a word about his love for Backpage. Only a few short years ago, you practically couldn’t get him to shut up on the subject.

Tony Ortega would often use

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Twitter Users Get Surprise “Backpage” History Lesson

Backpage Bosses

Ever since we ran our story on Kamala Harris, Twitter has been going wild retelling the sordid history of Backpage; specifically, how the notorious human trafficking and solicitation site was a target of Kamala Harris’s back when she was the attorney general of California.

So far we haven’t seen too much in

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Tony Ortega’s ‘Journalism’ Summed Up in 3 Words: “Vilify, Vilify, Vilify”

Tony Ortega

Reporting on hacks like Tony Ortega can almost become something of an abstraction after a while. By this point, we are all well aware of what an arrogant, self-serving fabulist Tony Ortega is as ‘journalist’. Not being confronted daily by the actual words and ideas as expressed in Ortega’s unhinged blog screeds,

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Tony Ortega’s Failed Rhetoric Loses In Court, Results in De Facto Life Sentence For Backpage Pimp

Barry Schiff

If it’s one thing we believe in here at the blog, it’s that tougher sentencing for those who coerced, threatened or tricked young women and underage girls into participating in the Backpage sex trafficking ring should be the rule, rather than the exception.

Maybe that’s why this story we read over the

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Scary Future for Cowardly Corporate Yes-men

Tony Ortega has been complaining about Kamala Harris, probably at the behest of his former Backpage bosses, James Larkin and Michael Lacey. 

As it happens, Kamala Harris’s political rise was propelled by a year-long, high-profile campaign against known sex traffickers like the bosses who oversaw Backpage. And the fact that she helped throw

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Another Lie on Top of a Deception Inside a Hoax

We’ve written at length about the measure of responsibility Tony Ortega shares for his role in helping to legitimate the black market sex trade Backpage engaged in. In fact, questions about the level of Tony Ortega’s involvement in the Backpage child sex trafficking ring are the ones we most regularly get asked here

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Making The Case for A Corporation’s Right To Sell Kids

It’s no secret Tony Ortega was a staunch defender of the special privileges  and freedoms of billion dollar corporations back when he was on the Backpage payroll. Freedoms like that of selling children to predators online for a cut of the profit were, after all, the sole reason Backpage was founded in the first

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