Prostitute: Democratic Senator Bob Menendez, Incoming Democratic Chair of the Foreign Relations Committee, Liked the "Youngest," "Newest" Prostitutes

You don't say ...

In a little-noticed email published online Wednesday by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a young Dominican woman wrote nine months ago that she slept with 59-year-old New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez at a series of sex parties organized by Dr. Salomon Melgen, a longtime Menendez campaign donor.

“That Senator also likes the youngest and newest girls,” the woman wrote on April 21, 2002, according to an English translation provided to The Daily Caller by a native Spanish speaker.

“In the beginning he seemed so serious, because he never spoke to anyone, but he is just like the others and has just about the same tastes as the doctor, very refined. I think they were taking us more often to get us checked [medically] because of him.”

"The doctor," I assume, refers to one Melgen, a big Menendez donor. It was on this Melgen's private jet that Menendez swooped down on the Dominican Republic (rather like a fat bird of prey).

There's more tawdry details to the story. (I have a caveat about this I'm putting under the fold because my own caveat is based on an imperfect understanding.)

There's more to this story: Did Menendez reimburse Melgen for the flight costs, or disclose that he was accepting a gift from a "personal friend"? This is important, because not reimbursing someone, or disclosing the gift, would be a violation in its own right; and, further, if this trip was kept off-books, it suggests maybe there's a reason for a dark flight.

Now, Menendez did reimburse Melgen... "recently."

Senators may also accept travel on a plane owned by a personal friend, so long as the person is not a lobbyist, and report the travel as a gift on disclosure forms. A gift worth more than $250 also requires approval of the Ethics Committee and disclosure by the senator, notes Ken Gross, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Menendez does not appear to have reported such gifts on his disclosure documents in recent years.

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Menendez Chief of Staff Danny O’Brien told NBC on Wednesday that the senator recently paid Melgen $58,000 as reimbursement for two trips on the doctor’s plane. O’Brien said Menendez’s staff discovered the error after an ethics complaint was filed by a New Jersey Republican official last November.

O’Brien said he was “chalking it up to an oversight.” A Menendez spokeswoman, who also spoke to NBC, added that the senator was not claiming the plane trips were a gift, which he would have needed pre-approval for from the Ethics Committee.

So, he didn't reimburse, until recently, when this started to become a problem. Menendez's own chief of staff says he's "chalking it up to an oversight."

Well, if you're satisfied it was an "oversight," certainly I'm satisfied then.

The actual trip was taken back around Easter 2012 (April?), was "overlooked" as late as November when a Republican filed a complaint, and only "recently," as emails trickle out, is reimbursement made.

Yeah, I'm going to say I don't like that.

Now remember this stuff in the context of the FBI raid, for as-of-yet unknown reasons, of the doctor's (Melgen's) offices, which just happened a few days ago.

Thanks to @johnekdahl for both pieces.

The Caveat:

I gotta tell you, there is one fact -- or rather allegation -- in these emails I don't like at all: That both accusing prostitutes (if I'm reading this right) say they both say (again, I think) that they think they had sex with him when they were underage (16), and they both think that because they remember having the sex before their birthdays.

Both of them? That seems convenient to me -- too convenient. Like the old "I know what time I was away from the murder scene because I distinctly remember Johnny Carson playing on the bar tv." Can happen once -- but twice?

Now, I don't know if I'm interpreting the DC correctly. I clicked on the actual emails but they're in Spanish and couldn't decipher them.

At any rate, I don't know if the DC meant that. They mention an encounter occurring around a birthday; I don't know if they mean to suggest that the second prostitute is saying she too was under 17 (and she knows because of the birthday connection) or if she's just mentioning that it happened near her birthday.

Further, of course, two things can be true simultaneously: It's both a shakedown and a case of serious scandal (which would have created the compromising situation for the shakedown).

I'll try to get clarification on the exact reason for the birthday mentions.

Posted by: Ace at 09:45 AM



Comments

1 So?

I only fault him for paying for it.

Posted by: Harry Reid at January 31, 2013 09:46 AM (fWAjv)

2 And the lack of penii

Posted by: Harry Reid at January 31, 2013 09:46 AM (fWAjv)

3 As quiet as my dungeon basement here.

Posted by: Harry Reid at January 31, 2013 09:47 AM (fWAjv)

4 No one can hear you Timmy.

Posted by: Harry Reid at January 31, 2013 09:47 AM (fWAjv)

5 Come sit on Santa Harry's lap

Posted by: Harry Reid at January 31, 2013 09:47 AM (fWAjv)

6 Now there are reports that McAuliffe is another frequent visitor to this Doc's home in the Dom Republic. This could get very interesting!

Posted by: carolina at January 31, 2013 09:48 AM (QVLHl)

7 Someone had corn.

Posted by: Harry Reid at January 31, 2013 09:48 AM (fWAjv)

8 So how's that "War on Women" working out for you ?

Posted by: Mitt Romney at January 31, 2013 09:50 AM (e8kgV)

9 "Both of them? That seems convenient to me -- too convenient. Like the old "I know what time I was away from the murder scene because I distinctly remember Johnny Carson playing on the bar tv." Can happen once -- but twice?"

I think it's plausible. 16th birthday is a big day for most.

I use September 11th to try and remember when certain things happened in life.

Posted by: RWC at January 31, 2013 09:51 AM (fWAjv)

10 Lalalalala we can't hear you.

Posted by: The MFM at January 31, 2013 09:51 AM (dmcx3)

11 Even the CIA has background checks on their involvement with underage pros, but that may be just in Columbia..

Posted by: Clemenza at January 31, 2013 09:51 AM (x59Gv)

12 Ace - it's not a scandal if you're a Democrat. It's an indiscretion!

Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at January 31, 2013 09:51 AM (f9c2L)

13 E-mails or it didn't happen.

Posted by: Chris Hansen at January 31, 2013 09:52 AM (mlgob)

14
I thought the age of consent was 18 in the DR?

Posted by: Waldo Truth at January 31, 2013 09:52 AM (jwumz)

15 So how's that "War on Women" working out for you ?
..............
What War? Menendez is helping employ women!


Posted by: Chi-Town Jerry at January 31, 2013 09:53 AM (f9c2L)

16 This issue of underage sex with women and boys is not an issue in Hollyweird.

Posted by: Clemenza at January 31, 2013 09:53 AM (x59Gv)

17 Goodman noted that Bill and Hillary Clinton vacationed at the doctor’s home in Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic, and that he became good friends with Terry McAuliffe, former Democratic National Committee chairman and co-chair of Clinton’s 1996 reelection campaign.

“He used to go to Dr. Melgen’s home in Casa de Campo and play golf all the time,’’ Goodman said of McAuliffe.

Posted by: TruthTeam2012 at January 31, 2013 09:53 AM (e8kgV)

18 A post that is also a link! You never know what you'll find when you come here. That's what's so alluring about the AoSHQ.

Oh, and Menendez is toast. Awful, perverted toast.

Posted by: Marmo at January 31, 2013 09:53 AM (QW+AD)

19 @ 18 those beedy eyes like the BTK killer.

Posted by: Clemenza at January 31, 2013 09:54 AM (x59Gv)

20 One bad apple blah blah blah

Shutup, I explained.

Posted by: HoboJerky, now with 74% more DOOM! at January 31, 2013 09:54 AM (FsUAO)

21 Underage girls, an American senator, misuse of public funds. I can hardly wait until the Palace Guard Media tears into this outrageous scandal...


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...still waiting...


Posted by: Cicero, Semiautomatic Assault Commenter at January 31, 2013 09:54 AM (ZbCKc)

22 ACE! You need to get someone else to translate. That "youngest and newest" might be a euphemism for virgo intacto, which is even creepier.

I pick up the darndest things when reading Regency romances.

Posted by: Miss Marple at January 31, 2013 09:54 AM (GoIUi)

23 Among the politicians whom Melgen has befriended, and for whom he has hosted private fundraisers at his 5,000-square-foot home: former U.S. Sens. Christopher Dodd and Bob Graham, late Florida Gov. Lawton Chiles — who also was a patient of Melgen’s — former President Bill Clinton, and Leonel Fernández, former president of the Dominican Republic.

Goodman noted that Bill and Hillary Clinton vacationed at the doctor’s home in Casa de Campo in the Dominican Republic, and that he became good friends with Terry McAuliffe, former Democratic National Committee chairman and co-chair of Clinton’s 1996 reelection campaign.

“He used to go to Dr. Melgen’s home in Casa de Campo and play golf all the time,’’ Goodman said of McAuliffe.

Posted by: TruthTeam2012 at January 31, 2013 09:55 AM (e8kgV)

24 Oh, come on Ace. Everybody lies about sex with underage sex slaves.

Posted by: Alec Leamas at January 31, 2013 09:57 AM (mg08E)

25 I don't know how many times I have to tell you racists, they are not prostitutes the are INSTRUMENTALITIES! Damn, why must you people be so hard headed?

Posted by: Suppressed Flasher at January 31, 2013 09:57 AM (X+nFp)

26 well, if the whole senator thing does not work out for menendez maybe he can find work in the san fernando valley. I hear fat losers that are only able to get laid if someone else is paying for it do well out there.

he could do a who star wars parody with him as jabba.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 09:57 AM (Z9EHQ)

27
Perhaps a staff member confused setting up appointments, so that the Dominican Forum on Women's Rights that Menendez was suppose to attend got mixed up with sex party with underage hookers.

Happens all the time.

I would suspend the staff person until a full internal investigation is finished.

Maybe Hillary could be persuaded to take full responsibility.

Case closed.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 09:58 AM (ZDsRL)

28 He used to go to Dr. Melgen’s home in Casa de Campo and play golf all the time,’’ Goodman said of McAuliffe.
Posted by: TruthTeam2012 at January 31, 2013 09:55 AM (e8kgV)

is that a euphemism?

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 09:58 AM (Z9EHQ)

29 What difference does it make if the hookers were underage?

Posted by: Hillary at January 31, 2013 09:58 AM (QXlbZ)

30 People do remember their birthdays. 16, 17 18: those are milestones. Since it seems that catering to these rich dudes made an impression, I'd be more surprised if they DIDN'T remember whether it was before or after their 17th birthdays.

Posted by: Alec Rawls at January 31, 2013 09:58 AM (kTTUz)

31 In May 2010 — a date that corresponds with allegations of alcohol- and prostitute-fueled parties at Melgen’s Casa de Campo house — Melgen hosted a dinner honoring Menendez in which he said, “For me, Mr. Menendez is not the leader of the Hispanic-American in the United States, but a leader of Hispanics in all the Americas.’’

Posted by: TruthTeam2012 at January 31, 2013 09:59 AM (e8kgV)

32 I don't always choose to dork little girls. But when I do, I dork Dominican.


Posted by: The Most Interesting Senator In The World at January 31, 2013 09:59 AM (ZbCKc)

33 I'm just happy it's underage GIRLS. Leaving the boys to Reid, the alleged pederast. The Democrats in the Senate are something, aren't they.

Posted by: dfbaskwill at January 31, 2013 09:59 AM (71LDo)

34 A 59 year old man with a 17 year old is icky enough. And morally wrong. Can you IMAGINE if he was a Republican?

Posted by: Janetoo at January 31, 2013 09:59 AM (/TVdO)

35 Barack Obama is a stuttering clusterf*ck of a malignant traitor.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:00 AM (/eBe8)

36 Think bigger.

The mexican/latin family across the street had a BIG party for the young daughters 15th birthday.

Quiencenera or something. I got c's in Spanish.

May mirror bar mitvah for dudes. Never studied Judaism.

Posted by: nip at January 31, 2013 10:00 AM (11Tdq)

37 I'm sure Menendez will be punished as harshly as Charlie Rangel was.

Posted by: Marmo at January 31, 2013 10:00 AM (QW+AD)

38
"Underage girls, an American senator, misuse of public funds. I can hardly wait until the Palace Guard Media tears into this outrageous scandal"

You're waiting, huh? Here's a tip: stock up - it'll be a long one (wait, that is).

Posted by: Jess1 at January 31, 2013 10:00 AM (lbiWb)

39 At this point, what does it matter??? We have two girls who lost their virginity!

Posted by: Hillary Clinton at January 31, 2013 10:00 AM (f9c2L)

40 And what is Charlie Rangle's part in all this? Doesn't he have property in the Dominican Republic? The property he 'forgot' to pay taxes on.

Posted by: Infidel at January 31, 2013 10:00 AM (O/fK8)

41 n May 2010 — a date that corresponds with allegations of alcohol- and prostitute-fueled parties at Melgen’s Casa de Campo house — Melgen hosted a dinner honoring Menendez in which he said, “For me, Mr. Menendez is not the leader of the Hispanic-American in the United States, but a leader of Hispanics in all the Americas.’’
Posted by: TruthTeam2012 at January 31, 2013 09:59 AM (e8kgV)

well, there is where the fun starts, if someone ever brought one of mendez's favorites into the country for a surprise visit then he is going to have some splainin to do.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:00 AM (Z9EHQ)

42 I like my women like I like my Ovaltine. Brown, fresh, and with the safety seal still intact.

Posted by: Sen. Robert Menendez at January 31, 2013 10:00 AM (ZbCKc)

43 http://bit.ly/Vxzy1q

Dr Benway operates.

Can't help but think of this each time I hear 'The Doctor'.

Posted by: sTevo at January 31, 2013 10:01 AM (mhpvm)

44 16, 17....who cares?

That's disgusting.

Posted by: Roman Polanski at January 31, 2013 10:01 AM (NF2Bf)

45 I don't always choose to dork little girls. But when I do, I dork Dominican.


Posted by: The Most Interesting Senator In The World

I believe you mean dos dominicans

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:02 AM (Z9EHQ)

46 I have to say, I'm so confused on this one. I thought it was male prostitutes. Must've been a different Democrat.


Good morning, people. More snow here yesterday. Doing wonders for my weight-loss plan!

Posted by: Y-not at January 31, 2013 10:02 AM (5H6zj)

47 The thing that really gets me (in addition to the sleaziness) is the idea that a Senator can say things like, $58,000 was an oversight. Oh I forgot that I owed someone $58,000. It's not like I forgot to send in my $150 Diners Club card payment. It is $58,000! As they say, It ain't chump change. If Menendez is so wealthy that a $58,000 payment could be an oversight, then I think at the very least an audit is in order.

Posted by: The Real Steve at January 31, 2013 10:02 AM (8KUVs)

48 Who shivs a git, he's a democrat. Nothing will come of this. Democrats, of all colors and shapes, are protected by democratium.

Posted by: The littl shyning man at January 31, 2013 10:03 AM (PH+2B)

49 Well at least Senator Bobby can't be accused of waging a War on Womyn, since in the eyes of the law they're still just girls.

Posted by: kallisto at January 31, 2013 10:03 AM (jm/9g)

50 I like my women like I like my Ovaltine. Brown, fresh, and with the safety seal still intact.
Posted by: Sen. Robert Menendez at January

lucky for mendez he probably doe not have enough tool to break the seal.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:03 AM (Z9EHQ)

51 Posted by: The Most Interesting Senator In The World
I believe you mean dos dominicans

Posted by: yankeefifth


Winner winner.

Posted by: Chicken Dinner at January 31, 2013 10:03 AM (NF2Bf)

52 As far as I'm concerned, CREW (a so-called watchdog group that pulls the ACLU trick of attacking Republicans on anything important and only occasionally doing something they try to call bipartisan) aided and abetted underage prostitution.

Period. They are pimps.

And so are the media outlets who got a whiff of this.

Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:03 AM (xSegX)

53 Youngest and newest make the best humidors.

Posted by: Bill in Chappaqua at January 31, 2013 10:04 AM (mlgob)

54 If Menendez is so wealthy that a $58,000 payment could be an oversight, then I think at the very least an audit is in order.
Posted by: The Real Steve at January 31, 2013 10:02

even then, unless he was alone on those flights, $58k is a big number for a private jet too and from the dominican republic.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:04 AM (Z9EHQ)

55 but a leader of Hispanics in all the Americas.’’
__

He misspoke. He really meant to say a leader of Hispanics in all the Dominicans.

Posted by: kallisto at January 31, 2013 10:05 AM (jm/9g)

56 "Now, I don't know if I'm interpreting the DC correctly. I clicked on
the actual emails but they're in Spanish and couldn't decipher them."




Well then quit wasting your time on French damnit!

Posted by: Tami at January 31, 2013 10:06 AM (X6akg)

57 He's a Democrat, so at least he's not a hypocrite.

Posted by: The MFM at January 31, 2013 10:06 AM (ZbCKc)

58 Who shivs a git, he's a democrat. Nothing will come of this.
Democrats, of all colors and shapes, are protected by democratium.


There are other Democrats in NJ who would like to be Senator.

God knows about Chris Christie these days. He might actually nominate a Democrat if Menendez is pushed out, but even so, Cory Booker might be able to take his Senate seat in the 2014 special election.

As soon as his supporters realize this, Menendez goes down.

Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:06 AM (xSegX)

59 so I guess he had a good reason to keep the child molester on has campaign staff.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:06 AM (Z9EHQ)

60 6
Now there are reports that McAuliffe is another frequent visitor to this
Doc's home in the Dom Republic. This could get very interesting!


Posted by: carolina at January 31, 2013 09:48 AM (QVLHl)

It will be interesting to see the WaPo cover this up since McAuliffe is the Dem nominee for Governor in Virginia this year.
Think this gets the coverage of macaca?

Posted by: MrCaniac at January 31, 2013 10:07 AM (Zd/NW)

61 so I guess he had a good reason to keep the child molester on has campaign staff.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:06 AM (Z9EHQ)

Strategic planning.

Posted by: Cicero, Semiautomatic Assault Commenter at January 31, 2013 10:07 AM (ZbCKc)

62 "refined" tastes?

. . . I find myself at a loss for words a lot, lately.

Posted by: Kinley Ardal at January 31, 2013 10:07 AM (6Btru)

63 As I said before menendez is as dirty as they come. he comes from a corrupt NJ and a super corrupt hudson county nj. If you look up corrupt on Google it comes up with a pic of hudson county nj.

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2013 10:08 AM (9Bj8R)

64 menendez's wife always said "bob may never touch bottom but he can raise hell with the sides."

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:08 AM (Z9EHQ)

65 Pretty cool that Menendez can just rustle between the couch cushions and find 58k for reimbursement. Where this fat little hack gets that kind of money, well, at least I know the answer will be forthcoming as our local papers here will climb all over this. And, if they don't have the resources, big media has top men on it, right?

Posted by: spongeworthy at January 31, 2013 10:08 AM (r5w1L)

66 Menendez belongs in jail with Sandusky.

Posted by: votermom at January 31, 2013 10:08 AM (wOIt+)

67
$58K is about right for a round trip from New Jersey to the DR on a G5. Costs are around $4800 to $5500/hr.

If he took two trips with only him and the doctor, then divided the costs, it would work out.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:09 AM (ZDsRL)

68 14
I thought the age of consent was 18 in the DR?

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That's irrelevant under US sex-tourism laws.

The laws state that someone going to another country for sexual encounters will be treated as if the age of consent were from their home state / country instead of that of the host country.


This was the way that the lawmakers decided to combat junkets to Thailand for Harry Reid et all to diddle pre-pubescents.

Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:10 AM (e0xKF)

69 Further, of course, two things can be true simultaneously: It's both a shakedown and a case of serious scandal (which would have created the compromising situation for the shakedown).


Yeah, that's my take on it. Honeypot with the added oh hey she was underage as well.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD. Team Stompy. at January 31, 2013 10:10 AM (VtjlW)

70 If you look up corrupt on Google it comes up with a pic of hudson county nj.
Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31

not anymore, they bribed google into putting a picture of north korea up.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:10 AM (Z9EHQ)

71 Republicans need to stop focusing on the money (although that's a big deal) and go freaking ape shit over using underage girls for sex. We need to be screaming about sex trafficking and slavery, even if it doesn't necessarily apply in this case - in order to highlight this terrible crime and to stop allowing the media to downplay this with an "is just about sex angle."

Posted by: Liberty Lover at January 31, 2013 10:10 AM (w7YWv)

72 Squirrel!

(and now back to our regularly scheduled economic meltdown)

Posted by: Foghorn Leghorn at January 31, 2013 10:11 AM (pDRpv)

73 well, there is where the fun starts, if someone ever brought one of mendez's favorites into the country for a surprise visit then he is going to have some splainin to do.

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Someone please tell the president that this would be dealing with the Mann Act and not Man's Country.

Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:12 AM (e0xKF)

74 Quagmire: Girls, how old are you?

Girls: 16

Quagmire: 18, allll riiiight!!!

Posted by: Quagmire at January 31, 2013 10:12 AM (FYvb/)

75 $58K is about right for a round trip from New Jersey to the DR on a G5. Costs are around $4800 to $5500/hr.

If he took two trips with only him and the doctor, then divided the costs, it would work out.
Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:09 AM (ZDsRL)

fair enough but i am inclined to think the fewer people on the plane the more likely they were engaged in something they ought not to have been.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:13 AM (Z9EHQ)

76 CREW is one of those non-partisan hack sites that have ten attack things for Republicans (of dubious veracity) for every 1 attack on a Democrat.



They have to pull an attack on a Dem once in a while to keep their status, most likely for tax purposes.

Posted by: Vic at January 31, 2013 10:13 AM (53z96)

77 Republicans need to stop focusing on the money (although that's a big
deal) and go freaking ape shit over using underage girls for sex. We
need to be screaming about sex trafficking and slavery, even if it
doesn't necessarily apply in this case - in order to highlight this
terrible crime and to stop allowing the media to downplay this with an
"is just about sex angle."


This. Most people are going to hear about the money aspect, hear that he paid it back, and they're going to think "Okay, then we're all square." People have already internalized the monetary corruption within congress to the point that none of them will think, "Wait, he had 58K just sitting around? Really?"

On the other hand, if you point out that the vast majority of teenage prostitutes (underage or otherwise) are slaves in fact if not in name (and many of them are slaves in name, too), this becomes a whole different type of story.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:14 AM (/eBe8)

78 According to the internet, the age of consent in the Dominican Republic is 18, so 16 or 17 doesn't matter.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at January 31, 2013 10:14 AM (GsoHv)

79 This was the way that the lawmakers decided to combat junkets to Thailand for Harry Reid et all to diddle pre-pubescents boys dressed as tasty boy scouts.

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Fixed that for ya.

Posted by: gigg at January 31, 2013 10:14 AM (41VCE)

80 BTW going to a foriegn country to have sex with an underage prostitute is a felony now.

Posted by: Vic at January 31, 2013 10:14 AM (53z96)

81
"refined" tastes?

Read: He doesn't sleep with any old hooker - he only sleeps with the prettiest and most elegant hookers like me!
Says something about how she (may) view herself.

Posted by: Grey Fox at January 31, 2013 10:14 AM (Xa+I/)

82 That "youngest and newest" might be a euphemism for virgo intacto, which is even creepier.


I assumed that's what was meant.

Yeah, I was yammering away about sex trafficking the other day. It is extraordinarily likely that these pros were not precisely there of their own free will.


I got into a big tiff with someone about Taken when she was going on and on and on about how racist it was and I said "Oh, so you're perfectly okay with sex slavery then? Because that's what the movie's about." That conversation went downhill from there.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD. Team Stompy. at January 31, 2013 10:15 AM (VtjlW)

83 fair enough but i am inclined to think the fewer people on the plane the more likely they were engaged in something they ought not to have been.Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:13 AM (Z9EHQ) I can almost guaran-fuckin-tee you that he paid the 58K this quick to put the matter of the private jet travel to bed. If someone really looked at it, I'll bet you find dozens of trips to DR and other places that were convienently forgotten.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:15 AM (ZDsRL)

84 MFM: Story? What story? A US Senator with prostitutes isn't a story we have more important stories that affect the nation like Manti Te'o imaginary girlfriend

Posted by: TheQuietMan at January 31, 2013 10:16 AM (1Jaio)

85 Well now that the cat's out of the bag, Easters is gonna be more of a "Palm Sunday" celebration from here on out for old Roberto.

Posted by: Opus An Arcus at January 31, 2013 10:16 AM (/p9vv)

86
go freaking ape shit over using underage girls for sex.

Democrats don't really care about sex slavery--see Village Voice controversy. Plus, the underage thing could turn out the be bullshit. The money is real.

Posted by: spongeworthy at January 31, 2013 10:16 AM (r5w1L)

87 As I said before menendez is as dirty as they come. he comes from a
corrupt NJ and a super corrupt hudson county nj. If you look up corrupt
on Google it comes up with a pic of hudson county nj.


Also, lawyer. Like Willie Sutton said, you go where the money is.

Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:16 AM (xSegX)

88 hagel before Senate committee now live which means he is lying and refuting everything he ever stood for. cock suckers one and all

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2013 10:16 AM (9Bj8R)

89 Liberal Media Hack: Thank you for joining us Representative _____


Rep ______ (R-anywhere): Thanks, glad to be here.


LMH: As you know, the recent tragedy in Sandy Hook has ignited a firestorm of controversy over child safety and the powerful gun lobby in Washington. What is the Republican plan to guarantee the safety of our most precious assets while they're attending school?


Rep _____: First of all, this is about fundamental human rights, not the so-called gun lobby. Republicans don't think giving criminals an advantage serves to protect anyone but criminals. But all this is taking away from what's really important to everyone right now, we have Democratic senators traveling out of the country to have parties with underage prostitutes while the average American is wondering how they're going to pay their bills or if they're even going to keep their job.

*******

Repeat until the media has no choice but to talk about it.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at January 31, 2013 10:16 AM (4c71i)

90 Read: He doesn't sleep with any old hooker - he only sleeps with the prettiest and most elegant hookers like me!
Says something about how she (may) view herself.
Posted by: Grey Fox at January 31

does not sleep with anyone who knows what they are doing.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:16 AM (Z9EHQ)

91 80 BTW going to a foriegn country to have sex with an underage prostitute is a felony now.
Posted by: Vic at January 31, 2013 10:14 AM (53z96)

Laws are for little people.

Posted by: Instapundit at January 31, 2013 10:17 AM (pDRpv)

92 Democrats don't really care about sex slavery--see Village Voice
controversy. Plus, the underage thing could turn out the be bullshit.
The money is real.


Democrats don't, but middle America does. And underage doesn't matter if it's sex slavery (which, statistically, it probably is).

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:17 AM (/eBe8)

93 #80 That is my understanding. It is illegal.

Posted by: Miss Marple at January 31, 2013 10:17 AM (GoIUi)

94 I gotta be honest: I don't give two-shits for this story. You know, I know, we all know how this is going to end.

Why the fuck are we wasting any time on it?

It's pretty damned clear nothing is going to happen to him.

Let me spell it out for you:
(1) He's a Democrat
(2) He's a Hispanic.
(3) He's a Democrat
(4) The Democrats would not have won in 2012 without Hispanics.
(5) He's a Democrat.
(6) The Democrats in both parties are pushing amnesty.
(7) Did I mention "He's a Democrat?" 'Cause he's a Democrat.

There is not a Chinaman's chance in Hell there will be any negative consequences for him.

But keep chasing the squirrel, "this time Lucy, this time I'm going to kick the shit out of that football!"

Posted by: RoyalOil at January 31, 2013 10:18 AM (imtbm)

95 If someone really looked at it, I'll bet you find dozens of trips to DR and other places that were convienently forgotten.
Posted by: jwest at January 31

I think you are right and I also think someone is going to look into it and get the answers. it is not that hard to match up when a senator is in and out of the country and where private jets are going to and from.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:19 AM (Z9EHQ)

96 18, so 16 or 17 doesn't matter.
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Like having sex with a senior citizen.

Posted by: Roman Polanski at January 31, 2013 10:19 AM (mhpvm)

97 Vaaaasssst right wing conspiracy of bimbo eruptions!!

Posted by: Hillary at January 31, 2013 10:19 AM (AWmfW)

98 You ever get the feeling that this kind of thing is running rampant throughout the powerful cultures in this country?

I mean, remember those stories about the two Coreys being passed around like hor d'oeurves by the pedophile executives and casting people in Hollywood?

This is one conspiracy that I'm having a harder time dismissing outright than most.

Posted by: Chris Christie, Eyeballing A Plate of Sammiches at January 31, 2013 10:20 AM (uaEZS)

99 Stupid sock puppets...

Posted by: Kensington at January 31, 2013 10:20 AM (uaEZS)

100 I got into a big tiff with someone about Taken when she was going on and on and on about how racist it was and I said "Oh, so you're perfectly okay with sex slavery then? Because that's what the movie's about." That conversation went downhill from there.

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Taken is a wonderful movie that never would have been made if producer Luc Besson were part of the Hollywood system instead of a European director/producer who has "fuck you" levels of success.

This also applies to From Paris With Love, which has a take on Muslims and terrorists that isn't exactly Hollywood-approved.

Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:20 AM (e0xKF)

101 #98 I get the uneasy feeling you might be right.

Posted by: Miss Marple at January 31, 2013 10:21 AM (GoIUi)

102 The Doctor lives in FL. There were several trips, and the Dr sent his plane from FL to NJ to pick up fatboy, even for trips the Dr did not go on.

Posted by: thunderb at January 31, 2013 10:21 AM (Dnbau)

103 I'm Headed to Iceland in April. How can I get the New Freshness in Whores? Or is that only applicable to 3rd world Whores?

Posted by: Zakn at January 31, 2013 10:21 AM (zyaZ1)

104 Remember that, before the election, almost all of this was known except "underage".

MSM then: "`Top Donor Pays For Senator's Foreign Sex Orgies With Hookers'? Nah, that won't sell newspapers or get ratings. Not interested."

MSM now: "`Senator Seeks Sex With Underage Hookers'? The election's over.

What difference does it make?"

Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:21 AM (xSegX)

105 Speaking of Secretary Syphilis:

“Not only is it that the DNC is not being transparent about what it’s using its funds for reimbursement of, but it’s also violating the intent and letter of the Federal Elections Campaign Act,” Cause of Action’s Dan Epstein said in a phone interview with The Washington Examiner. “Whether it’s to cover up the Hatch Act violation or to just not properly report it, it’s very clear that it’s not properly reported — [for] the reason why, one would have to look into the minds of the lawyers at the DNC.”

Posted by: STD at January 31, 2013 10:21 AM (e8kgV)

106 Did he have Secret Service protection during the visit?

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2013 10:21 AM (avAMN)

107 There is not a Chinaman's chance in Hell there will be any negative consequences for him.

But keep chasing the squirrel, "this time Lucy, this time I'm going to kick the shit out of that football!"
Posted by: RoyalOil at January 31, 2013

not so sue about that. the local media in nyc is pursuing it pretty enthusiastically, even reporting the rumors with disclaimers but reporting all the same.

a fat tub of goo rolling around on and slobbering all over tiny teenage hookers is a pretty easily imagined and very offensive.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:21 AM (Z9EHQ)

108 It's both a shakedown and a case of serious scandal
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The fact that news about the scandal is dribbling out despite commiedonk media best efforts to suppress indicates a shakedown. And it couldn't happen to a more deserving fella.

Posted by: kallisto at January 31, 2013 10:22 AM (jm/9g)

109 Random (no really: random) quote of the moment:

"This iz a castle and ve hav many fine tapestries! But ivf you are a Scottish Lord, I am Mickey Mouse!"

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:22 AM (/eBe8)

110 I haven't gotten to read the comments (who do you think I am, Breitbart?), but I can't be the only one confused by this:

In a little-noticed email published online Wednesday by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a young Dominican woman wrote nine months ago that she slept with 59-year-old New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez at a series of sex parties organized by Dr. Salomon Melgen, a longtime Menendez campaign donor.

“That Senator also likes the youngest and newest girls,” the woman wrote on April 21, 2002, according to an English translation provided to The Daily Caller by a native Spanish speaker...


Do they mean 2012? Because I'm confused.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 31, 2013 10:22 AM (4df7R)

111 I don't know. We're pretty sunk as a culture, but I don't think we're so far gone just yet that overt pedophiles are going to get a pass, even Hispanic Democrat pedophiles.

Posted by: Kensington at January 31, 2013 10:22 AM (uaEZS)

112 Republicans need to stop focusing on the money
(although that's a big deal) and go freaking ape shit over using
underage girls for sex. We need to be screaming about sex trafficking
and slavery, even if it doesn't necessarily apply in this case - in
order to highlight this terrible crime and to stop allowing the media to
downplay this with an "is just about sex angle."

Posted by: Liberty Lover at January 31, 2013 10:10 AM



Remember the outrage when Planned Parenthood advisers were caught on tape making suggestions to O'Keefe and Giles about how to take advantage of tax laws to protect their investment in underage, foreign prostitutes? The outrage against O'Keefe and Giles, I mean.

Posted by: huerfano at January 31, 2013 10:22 AM (bAGA/)

113 He be getting a standing ovation on the Senate floor 6 months from now for his "courage".

Posted by: Burglars & Thieves local 392 at January 31, 2013 10:22 AM (GlnE7)

114 Taken is a wonderful movie that never would have been made if producer Luc Besson were part of the Hollywood system instead of a European director/producer who has "fuck you" levels of success.

This also applies to From Paris With Love, which has a take on Muslims and terrorists that isn't exactly Hollywood-approved.
Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:20 AM (e0xKF)



District B13 has one of the most honest presentations about how the French view the youths of undetermined origin that I've seen.


Gah, now I'm going to have to triple bill Nikita, Leon and The Fifth Element when I get home tonight.

Posted by: alexthechick - SMOD. Team Stompy. at January 31, 2013 10:23 AM (VtjlW)

115 109 Random (no really: random) quote of the moment:

"This iz a castle and ve hav many fine tapestries! But ivf you are a Scottish Lord, I am Mickey Mouse!"

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How dare he! *PUNCH*

Posted by: Henry Jones Jr. at January 31, 2013 10:24 AM (e0xKF)

116 Menendez is a Democrat so the fall-out for this will be zero.

Posted by: BeckoningChasm at January 31, 2013 10:24 AM (P7hip)

117 but I don't think we're so far gone just yet that overt pedophiles are going to get a pass

They've been elected to the CA legislature in the past.

Posted by: Burglars & Thieves local 392 at January 31, 2013 10:24 AM (GlnE7)

118
Now this is interesting...

Menendez is among the poorest members of the Senate. His net worth is between $317K and $680K.

As someone who is a bit better off than Menendez, I can attest that it would be a financial strain to peel off 58K to repay flights taken. How he's doing it is something that needs to be looked into, along with how many other flights he's taken.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:24 AM (ZDsRL)

119 Remember the outrage when Planned Parenthood advisers were caught on
tape making suggestions to O'Keefe and Giles about how to take advantage
of tax laws to protect their investment in underage, foreign
prostitutes? The outrage against O'Keefe and Giles, I mean.


Vile reichwingers, trying to take jobs and health care away from poor non-white women. Just like we're doing now with Menendez.

O_O

Posted by: HeatherRadish™ needs a beer at January 31, 2013 10:25 AM (ZKzrr)

120 Ban assault senator Bob Menendez.

Posted by: Temper Tantrum at January 31, 2013 10:25 AM (AWmfW)

121 Liked the "Youngest," "Freshest" Prostitutes.
So Binders are Out and Tupperware is In....


Posted by: American Dawg at January 31, 2013 10:25 AM (trA4n)

122
"Think this gets the coverage of macaca"

Ha ha. Whoa ha ha ha. Tee heee. Ha ha haaa ha ha.
Wait, you weren't kidding? See #94...

Posted by: Jess1 at January 31, 2013 10:26 AM (lbiWb)

123
HSI's Operation Predator, a nationwide initiative to identify, investigate and arrest those who sexually exploit children, and Project Safe Childhood, a Department of Justice effort launched in May 2006 to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse. As part of Operation Predator, HSI encourages the public to report suspected child predators and any suspicious activity through its toll-free hotline at or by completing its online tip form. Both are staffed around the clock by investigators

ice.gov



No doubt the Obama administration will return your call promptly....

Posted by: Laurie David's Cervix at January 31, 2013 10:26 AM (kdS6q)

124 As someone who is a bit better off than Menendez, I can attest that it would be a financial strain to peel off 58K to repay flights taken. How he's doing it is something that needs to be looked into, along with how many other flights he's taken.
Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:24 AM (ZDsRL)

so you would not spend 10% of your net worth on two trips to the dominican republic for boning hookers? one more thing we have in common.

did you find anything indicating he is also one of the least likely to get laid without paying?

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:26 AM (Z9EHQ)

125 Gah, now I'm going to have to triple bill Nikita, Leon and The Fifth Element when I get home tonight.

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I still need to pick up Nikita.

Torn on whether to get Taken 2, as I hear that the people making it decided that the best scene in the first one was the car chase scene and NOT Liam Neeson doing things like making an improvised battery tester with a sex slaver's balls.

Posted by: Henry Jones Jr. at January 31, 2013 10:26 AM (e0xKF)

126 The last good Indiana Jones movie.

Posted by: Vic at January 31, 2013 10:27 AM (53z96)

127 In an article I read yesterday he paid 58,000 for two flights...

He needs a new travel agent....

Posted by: American Dawg at January 31, 2013 10:27 AM (trA4n)

128 2 And the lack of penii

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I'm pretty certain the nominative plural of "penis" would be "penes".

Posted by: Citizen Anachronda is being assimilated at January 31, 2013 10:27 AM (1c58W)

129 It's pretty damned clear nothing is going to happen to him.

(a) Not true, as I said above, there are other Democrats who want his seat. Never underestimate the ruthlessness of greedy politicans, but...
(b) It looks like at least Bill Clinton and Terry Macauliffe are caught up in this too. This makes it very interesting.
(c) However, I have a feeling that this is even bigger than them. This donor is based in Florida and if he was so well-connected, I think others will be caught in his net. (d) Now anybody who ever got a dime from this guy or who ever met with him is tainted.

Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:27 AM (xSegX)

130
I don't know. We're pretty sunk as a culture, but I don't think we're so
far gone just yet that overt pedophiles are going to get a pass, even
Hispanic Democrat pedophiles.


Posted by: Kensington at January 31, 2013 10:22 AM (uaEZS)




MFM: That's what you think. We'll blame the Republicans for it

Posted by: TheQuietMan at January 31, 2013 10:27 AM (1Jaio)

131 Speaking of "macaca," I love that the Lefties have managed to enshrine it on Wikipedia on a page of "ethnic slurs."

No one Orwells like the Left.

Posted by: Kensington at January 31, 2013 10:27 AM (uaEZS)

132 Dr. Salomon Melgen, a longtime Menendez campaign donor.

Dr. Mengeles, I presume?

Posted by: rickb223 at January 31, 2013 10:28 AM (GFM2b)

133 Posted by: Henry Jones Jr. at January 31, 2013 10:26 AM (e0xKF)

Get the French version of Nikita: the American one is not nearly as good.

Posted by: CharlieBrown'sDildo at January 31, 2013 10:28 AM (GsoHv)

134 As someone who is a bit better off than Menendez, I can attest that it would be a financial strain to peel off 58K to repay flights taken. How he's doing it is something that needs to be looked into, along with how many other flights he's taken.

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Menendez is likely the pet Senator of some particular group or corporation, much like Slow Joe was.

IIRC, Slow Joe's net worth was actually negative, making him the poorest member of the Senate by far.

Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:28 AM (e0xKF)

135 Re the caveat...

His actions thus far do not justify, in any way, giving the man the benefit of the doubt.

He is already a sneaky, lying, whoring, thief but, just maybe he isn't a pedophile to?

Okay.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 10:28 AM (piMMO)

136 Menendez is among the poorest members of the Senate. His net worth is between $317K and $680K.

As
someone who is a bit better off than Menendez, I can attest that it
would be a financial strain to peel off 58K to repay flights taken. How
he's doing it is something that needs to be looked into, along with how
many other flights he's taken.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:24 AM (ZDsRL)



Check his campaign funds....

Posted by: Tami at January 31, 2013 10:28 AM (X6akg)

137 The Senator tripped while coming out of the shower and fell on two naked girls who were cleaning the floor.

In his efforts to stand up and dry himself off he may have accidentally once or twice penetrated their vajayjays.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2013 10:28 AM (avAMN)

138 (b) It looks like at least Bill Clinton and Terry Macauliffe are caught up in this too.

Teflon Bill is just pissed because he wasn't invited.

Posted by: rickb223 at January 31, 2013 10:29 AM (GFM2b)

139 IIRC, Slow Joe's net worth was actually negative

No $300K kickback jobs for "Dr" Jill?

Damn, that guy's stupid.

Posted by: HeatherRadish™ needs a beer at January 31, 2013 10:29 AM (ZKzrr)

140 He is already a sneaky, lying, whoring, thief but, just maybe he isn't a pedophile to?

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My son is not a pedophile! He may be a liar, a pig, a pedophile, but he is NOT a porn star!

Posted by: Abraham Simpson at January 31, 2013 10:30 AM (e0xKF)

141 I don't get the negativity from so many people. Weiner was brought down for far less than this - I don't think that the political and cultural climate has changed that much since then.

Posted by: Grey Fox at January 31, 2013 10:30 AM (Xa+I/)

142 Why all this fuss over nothing? You stupid wingnuts!

Now where did I put my "License to Drive" videotape, my hand cream and my box of tissues?

Posted by: Uriah Reid, Some Guy in Nevada at January 31, 2013 10:30 AM (uaEZS)

143 girls - sure - wait until the part comes out about the boys. I think I saw something about the sopranos and fat guys and rebar.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:30 AM (Z9EHQ)

144 I love that he's using the #Hacked! defense.

Yeah, apparently these allegations were "completely fabricated by a right-wing blog."

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:30 AM (/eBe8)

145 Republicans need to stop focusing on the money (although that's a big deal) and go freaking ape shit over using underage girls for sex. We need to be screaming about sex trafficking and slavery, even if it doesn't necessarily apply in this case - in order to highlight this terrible crime and to stop allowing the media to downplay this with an "is just about sex angle." Posted by: Liberty Lover at January 31, 2013 10:10 AM

The regressives don't care about prostitution, underage or otherwise. Lest we forget that, here's the story from Zombie over at PJ Media from last year about Occupy Oakland protesting IN FAVOR of sex trafficking.

PJ Media: http://tinyurl.com/79nyfwn

But more importantly, until the allegations that these young women were minors at the time are proven true, the money angle is the only one that the Republicans CAN hammer away at with any degree of success. They can, however, imply and accuse like gangbusters, and I hope they grow a pair and do so.

And honestly, even if the prostitutes WERE of age, is anyone NOT squicked out by the image of a fat, blubbery-lipped fifty-something man writhing around on top of a seventeen year old girl?

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 31, 2013 10:30 AM (4df7R)

146 138 (b) It looks like at least Bill Clinton and Terry Macauliffe are caught up in this too.

Teflon Bill is just pissed because he wasn't invited.

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Wasn't there word of Clinton and Dominican hookers sometime back that *wasn't* connected with this?

Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:31 AM (e0xKF)

147 >>I clicked on the actual emails but they're in Spanish and couldn't decipher them.

As I have said before. Spanish is the language spoken in the best retirement destinations. The underage sex slaves are just icing on the low tax cake.

Posted by: SpongeBob Saget at January 31, 2013 10:31 AM (epxV4)

148 "Both of them? That seems convenient to me -- too convenient. "

Having sex with a United States Senator is sort of a significant event, especially if you are an underage prostitute. It's entirely plausible, and more believable that they would remember it, than not.

Do you not remember how 15 year old girls with their first boyfriends remember EVERY little event?

Posted by: blindside at January 31, 2013 10:31 AM (x7g7t)

149
"Teflon Bill is just pissed because he wasn't first..."
FIFY

Posted by: Jess1 at January 31, 2013 10:31 AM (lbiWb)

150 62--- "refined" tastes?. . . I find myself at a loss for words a lot, lately."
Posted by: Kinley Ardal at January 31, 2013 10:07 AM (6Btru)

To be exact, the young woman calls Menendez "very refined." The translation, which is otherwise good, makes it sound like the "refined" refers to the girls.

Anyone who speaks Spanish well will find the second e-mail at the link chilling. She refers to the girls as "ninas" (tilda over the last n --- which I'm too stupid to do on this computer.) Our word "girl" can refer to young females up to a rather advanced age, but in Spanish "nina" is not used for those over 15 or 16. You would use "chica" or "muchacha" or a couple of other words.

The girls are not especially literate --- no surprise there. These two e-mails definitely do not seem rehearsed, nor do they echo each other suspiciously.

These men are pigs.

Does anyone think Clinton didn't sample these goods?

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at January 31, 2013 10:31 AM (C8mVl)

151 Now where did I put my "License to Drive" videotape, my hand cream and my box of tissues?

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Get outta my dreams and into my car, Corey.

Posted by: Harry Reid at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (e0xKF)

152 "He used to go to Dr. Melgen's home in Casa de Campo and play golf all the time," Goodman said of McAuliffe.

Golf? Nixon played golf. I bet he has a lot of interesting stories about his ball landing in the rough.

Posted by: Lacey Underall at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (eHIJJ)

153 re: "They have to pull an attack on a Dem once in a while to keep their status, most likely for tax purposes."

It's not a tax thing. They're not beholden to the IRS; look who CREW is. They do it for the same reason the ACLU defends Nazis.
ACLU: We help out your guys too. You know, Nazis. They're yours.

GOP: Story checks out. Our conventions do look like Nazi rallies LOL!

CREW: Oh hey, RNC. We're filing a complaint with the FEC because you expensed some pants for Palin.

RNC: Well they'll throw that out of course, but she does dress like a whore LOL! You scamps! Enjoy your appointments in the Obama administration! We'll get all our guys to vote for you!

Posted by: oblig. at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (cePv8)

154 I don't think that the political and cultural climate has changed that much since then.

No. But the MFM coverage climate has.

Posted by: rickb223 at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (GFM2b)

155 even new jersey has its limits former governor / gay for pay sexual harraser now ethics professor / mcgreevy had to go after all of his details were exposed.

by the way his wife was a good looking lady, what the fuck was wrong with him. if you need a beard get an ugly one and quit keeping the pretty ones tied up.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (Z9EHQ)

156 No one needs a 10-year old prostitute to kill a deeah!

But I'm totally o.k. with a 7-year old.

Posted by: The Honorable Andwew Cuomo at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (GudEq)

157 "41 n May 2010 — a date that corresponds with allegations of alcohol- and prostitute-fueled parties at Melgen’s Casa de Campo house — Melgen hosted a dinner honoring Menendez in which he said, “For me, Mr. Menendez is not the leader of the Hispanic-American in the United States, but a leader of Hispanics in all the Americas.’’
Posted by: TruthTeam2012 at January 31, 2013 09:59 AM (e8kgV) "

Since scumbag at Newtown and POS that shot up the theater are representative of 'all gun owners', it seems Menendez is representative of 'all hispanics'.

See how easy that was libs? Don't like that do you.

Posted by: blindside at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (x7g7t)

158 Here is the absolute most that will happen to him:
(1) He will announce he is retiring at the end of the year.
(2) He will still be around to vote for amnesty.
(3) The media--because they are desperate for a reason to move on--will declare the matter over. And will attack any Republican who brings it back up.
(4) Any suggestion of prosecution will be shoehorned into the "privileges and immunities" clause.

We know how this game ends, we've seen it before.

And yet, we're running around like somehow we're going to score a scalp here and advance the conservative agenda.

Meanwhile, the MSM and the Democrats are compiling each and every conservative's statement on this matter, filing it away for the next GOP "scandal" so they can force us--once again--to purge our own for minor indiscretions.

We've seen this game before and looks like we're going to call the exact same plays that worked so well the last time we lost.

Posted by: RoyalOil at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (imtbm)

159 In his efforts to stand up and dry himself off he may have accidentally once or twice penetrated their vajayjays


It was a million to one shot Doc, a million to one!

Posted by: Frank Costanza at January 31, 2013 10:33 AM (NF2Bf)

160 "He used to go to Dr. Melgen's home in Casa de Campo and play golf all the time," Goodman said of McAuliffe.

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He forgot his golf clubs put still put in 18 holes, apparently.

Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:33 AM (e0xKF)

161 So, go after the Doctor, get him to roll on the Senator, then see Harry say Menendez appolgized and all is well. Nothing to see here, move along. It'sthe Democrat way.

Posted by: LYNNDH at January 31, 2013 10:33 AM (mr9Ns)

162 I am with alex on this. Sex slavery.

I would bet he was requesting virgins, and therefore these were absolutely new girls either forced or kidnapped into the trade. And thus, more likely to be minors.

I do not think the American public is so far gone they wouldn't see this as a Bad Thing.

Posted by: Miss Marple at January 31, 2013 10:33 AM (GoIUi)

163 He flew to Casa De Campo, which has an airport in the middle of the golf course and is completely private. No one can get on the property or leave the property without going through a gate. The gate would have records of who came in.

Interesting note, Nixon flew down there and landed on the golf course to open the damn resort. Was owned by G W.

It is a neat place and the only place I have shot pigeons. Instead of skeet, you shot live pigeons at different stations.


http://tinyurl.com/af4z2ec

Posted by: Billy Bob, Pseudo Intellectual at January 31, 2013 10:34 AM (wR+pz)

164 I don't get the negativity from so many people. Weiner was brought down for far less than this - I don't think that the political and cultural climate has changed that much since then.
Posted by: Grey Fox at January 31, 2013 10:30 AM (Xa+I/)


Unfortunately we didn't think the political and cultural climate had changed much from the 2010 midterm elections, either.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 31, 2013 10:34 AM (4df7R)

165 "Does anyone think Clinton didn't sample these goods?"
================

Pfft. I'll bet that rotten old rapist still does, every chance he gets.

Posted by: Kensington at January 31, 2013 10:34 AM (uaEZS)

166 I'm pretty certain the nominative plural of "penis" would be "penes".
Posted by: Citizen Anachronda is being assimilated at January 31, 2013 10:27 AM (1c58W)


It's not "a vein of penis"?

Posted by: Opus An Arcus at January 31, 2013 10:35 AM (IFq9g)

167 I see a bright future for the senator in the democrat party.

Posted by: Mr. Moo Moo at January 31, 2013 10:35 AM (HDgX3)

168 Posted by: Miss Marple at January 31, 2013 10:33 AM (GoIUi)

Only if it gets covered.

And I think the American public is nearly that far gone. Just give them their free shit.

Posted by: blindside at January 31, 2013 10:35 AM (x7g7t)

169 121 Liked the "Youngest," "Freshest" Prostitutes.
So Binders are Out and Tupperware is In....


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Gah! You just reminded me how much I miss the TV show "Eerie, Indiana". Thanks a bunch.

Posted by: Citizen Anachronda is being assimilated at January 31, 2013 10:35 AM (1c58W)

170 The Democrats still run the Federal Government and all its allies.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2013 10:35 AM (avAMN)

171 Why didn't I think of this?

Posted by: Roman Polanski at January 31, 2013 10:36 AM (wR+pz)

172 60 Minutes is all over this one.....Steve Kroft "parks it over the center field wall" sez the NY Times...

Posted by: CelticCaptain at January 31, 2013 10:36 AM (7N2jC)

173 If she's old enough to go to the store, she's old enough to get bread.

Posted by: Bob Menendez at January 31, 2013 10:36 AM (MMC8r)

174
I'm taking bids: 1000 to 1 if Sen. Mendacity resigns ( highly unlikely) that squish "Republican" Christie appoints a Democrat.

Posted by: jb at January 31, 2013 10:36 AM (yG8fC)

175 I do not think the American public is so far gone they wouldn't see this as a Bad Thing.


Posted by: Miss Marple at January 31, 2013 10:33 AM (GoIUi)



You're giving them too much credit. They're oblivious to it

Posted by: TheQuietMan at January 31, 2013 10:36 AM (1Jaio)

176 I would bet he was requesting virgins, and therefore these were absolutely new girls either forced or kidnapped into the trade. And thus, more likely to be minors.

I do not think the American public is so far gone they wouldn't see this as a Bad Thing.
Posted by: Miss Marple at January 31

well, the one thing I would say in his defense there is that the likelihood of finding a virgin anywhere in new jersey is pretty low.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:37 AM (Z9EHQ)

177 I see #58 feels the same way I do.

Posted by: jb at January 31, 2013 10:37 AM (yG8fC)

178
What pressure can you put on the doc to make him roll? Not much.

Posted by: Waldo Truth at January 31, 2013 10:37 AM (jwumz)

179 "Both of them? That seems convenient to me -- too convenient. "

Not to me. If 17 is the age of consent in the DR, and these girls were "working" as prostitutes, then knowing when you become of-age would be a fairly significant milestone.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 31, 2013 10:37 AM (4df7R)

180 "To be exact, the young woman calls Menendez "very refined." The
translation, which is otherwise good, makes it sound like the "refined"
refers to the girls."



To me it sounded like she calls their 'tastes refined'....


“In the beginning he seemed so serious, because he never spoke to
anyone, but he is just like the others and has just about the same
tastes as the doctor, very refined.
I think they were taking us more
often to get us checked [medically] because of him.”



And WTF is that about the frequent medical check-ups because of 'him' ?! EWWW!


Posted by: Tami at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (X6akg)

181 Miss Marple: "I do not think the American public is so far gone they wouldn't see this as a Bad Thing."

We're working as fast as we can to remedy that shortcoming.

Posted by: Hollyweird at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (eHIJJ)

182 If she's old enough to go to the store, she's old enough to get bread.
Posted by: Bob Menendez


If there's grass on the field, play ball!

Posted by: Roman Polanski at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (NF2Bf)

183 "(b) It looks like at least Bill Clinton and Terry Macauliffe are caught up in this too. This makes it very interesting."



Very Interesting? Is that defined as "so this thing won't go anywhere"?



I think it has a chance to go somewhere, but let me just say I'm not going to put any money on it.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (4c71i)

184 There is a power struggle in the Castle and the peasants squat in the fields praying for rain.

Posted by: eman at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (avAMN)

185 60 Minutes is all over this one.....Steve Kroft "parks it over the center field wall" sez the NY Times...
Posted by: CelticCaptain at January 31

I believe kroft said "I think the senator knew that we were not going to play "gotcha" with him or do to him what he did to those poor little girls."

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (Z9EHQ)

186 Clinton Defense: It's all about SEX.

Posted by: zsasz at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (MMC8r)

187
The good doctor had a CL-600 Challenger.

Nice Fuckin Plane.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (ZDsRL)

188
If you could get the pervs hard drive, I'd be shocked if he didn't have "barely legal" crap on it.

Posted by: Waldo Truth at January 31, 2013 10:39 AM (jwumz)

189 If Menendez were a Republican, his head would be on a pike outside NBC Studios by now-


but he's a Democrat, so he'll be fine

Posted by: Jones in CO at January 31, 2013 10:40 AM (8sCoq)

190 You're giving them too much credit. They're oblivious to it

A statistically significant fraction, upon learning of this, will send Menendez pictures of their daughter.

Papi needs a new big screen.

Posted by: HeatherRadish™ needs a beer at January 31, 2013 10:40 AM (ZKzrr)

191 Democrat sex scandal you say? Is the guys name Weiner? No? How about something else funny like Balls, or Shaft, or Vajayjay, or maybe HamWallet? What? Menendez? Boring, no story here.

Posted by: MFM Headline Writers Local 820 at January 31, 2013 10:40 AM (W7ffl)

192
Age of consent in the DR is 18.

Posted by: Waldo Truth at January 31, 2013 10:41 AM (jwumz)

193 Posted by: Tami at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (X6akg)
__

Because if Senator Bobby came home with a dose Mrs. Senator Bob might suspect something.

Posted by: kallisto at January 31, 2013 10:41 AM (jm/9g)

194 What pressure can you put on the doc to make him roll? Not much.

11 million IRS reasons? Isn't the doc in hock to the IRS for $11 mil?

Posted by: rickb223 at January 31, 2013 10:41 AM (GFM2b)

195 Why didn't I think of this?
Posted by: Roman Polanski at January 31, 2013 10:36 AM (wR+pz)


because yoos like the white wimen

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2013 10:41 AM (9Bj8R)

196 I don't understand the hedge. Libs would be screaming the underage angle from the rooftop, as well they should. Yet we quibble over a girl remembering her 16th birthday? Trust me, every teenager remembers their 16th birthday. It's a huge deal in their young lives.

Posted by: Lauren at January 31, 2013 10:42 AM (wsGWu)

197 11 million IRS reasons? Isn't the doc in hock to the IRS for $11 mil?
Posted by: rickb223 at January 31, 2013 10:41 AM (GFM2b)

obama can make that go away

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2013 10:42 AM (9Bj8R)

198 60 Minutes is all over this one.....Steve Kroft "parks it over the center field wall" sez the NY Times...

*****

I wish others would join me in hounding FNC to air Bret Baier's 'Special Report' on the Fox network each night.

It may be the only way those living in the Obama economy will ever get the news.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 10:42 AM (piMMO)

199 11 million IRS reasons? Isn't the doc in hock to the IRS for $11 mil?

We're on it.

*phone rings* *30 seconds of silence* *click*

Sorry, what?

Posted by: IRS at January 31, 2013 10:42 AM (NF2Bf)

200 "We've seen this game before and looks like we're going to call the exact same plays that worked so well the last time we lost.



Posted by: RoyalOil at January 31, 2013 10:32 AM (imtbm)"





Because the GOP has had so much success racking up victories in whatever the other important categories are that you think are worthwhile.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at January 31, 2013 10:42 AM (4c71i)

201 194 What pressure can you put on the doc to make him roll? Not much.

11 million IRS reasons? Isn't the doc in hock to the IRS for $11 mil?

---

Look who controls the IRS and get back to us.

They'll probably "forgive" a lot of the money involved if he handles things exactly the way the DNC wants it done.

Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:43 AM (e0xKF)

202 Bill Clinton diddled a 19 year old intern with a cigar in the White House. He raped a woman who when she was bleeding from injuries afterwards, told her to put some ice on it.

Do you think the press or liberal voters are going to make any big deal out of Mendenez? This won't move the needle one way or the other. Of course we amoral duty and need to do our due diligence and put the story and facts out there but again, this will go nowhere.

Posted by: polynikes at January 31, 2013 10:43 AM (m2CN7)

203 176.....disgusting, that fat fuck. Imagine his fat fucking ass all over those girls as they are crying, screaming.....this fuck needs to go to jail...

Posted by: ET at January 31, 2013 10:43 AM (YpjaN)

204 In most Latin country's whores are legal, but they must be 18 and have a card and get check ups. If they don't have the card, you don't know if they are under age or safe. Having sex with under aged girls or boys is a felony in the US, where ever you have the sex. Bangkok, Costa Rica, etc.


I read all about this, yeah, that's my story.


Posted by: Roman Polanski at January 31, 2013 10:43 AM (wR+pz)

205 Because if Senator Bobby came home with a dose Mrs. Senator Bob might suspect something.

Posted by: kallisto at January 31, 2013 10:41 AM (jm/9g)


Ah, right.

Posted by: Tami at January 31, 2013 10:44 AM (X6akg)

206 Menendez is a disgrace to the Garden State. Yeah, granted, I was corrupt and my policy for CIA human intelligence contributed directly to 9/11, but at least I didn't dip my stick into underage prostitutes at taxpayers' expense.

Posted by: Robert Torricelli at January 31, 2013 10:44 AM (r2PLg)

207 'Of course we amoral duty...'

Should have read ' of course we have a moral duty'

Posted by: polynikes at January 31, 2013 10:44 AM (m2CN7)

208 I believe kroft said "I think the senator knew that we were not going to play "gotcha" with him or do to him what he did to those poor little girls."


****

"Poor little girls" right!

More like, with those entrepreneurial young women

I ashamed that Kroft got his start here in Jax.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 10:45 AM (piMMO)

209

A thread for pervs: http://goo.gl/K2S2h

Posted by: Waldo Truth at January 31, 2013 10:45 AM (jwumz)

210 Well, at least he didn't have some illegal ghey guy working for him.


What? Oh, never mind.

Posted by: Billy Bob, Pseudo Intellectual at January 31, 2013 10:45 AM (wR+pz)

211 Should have read ' of course we have a moral duty'

heh, an especially imoprtant clarification of a typo.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:45 AM (Z9EHQ)

212 He came , he saw , he came. At this point , what does it matter?!

Posted by: Hillary at January 31, 2013 10:46 AM (AWmfW)

213
"...told her to put some ice on it."

Because he CARED.

You don't see conservatives worry about the bleeding lips of the women they rape.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:46 AM (ZDsRL)

214 206 Menendez is a disgrace to the Garden State. Yeah, granted, I was corrupt and my policy for CIA human intelligence contributed directly to 9/11, but at least I didn't dip my stick into underage prostitutes at taxpayers' expense.

---

Yeah, he's a disgrace.

I may have put my crush on the state payroll in charge of Homeland Security stuff, but at least he was of age.

Posted by: Jim McGreevey at January 31, 2013 10:46 AM (e0xKF)

215 Oh hell.


Twitter's down.

Folks will be in a full-blown panic any moment now. Kind of like when AOS was down for a couple of hours a few days ago.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 10:46 AM (piMMO)

216
It was on this Melgen's private jet that Menendez swooped down on the Dominican Republic (rather like a fat bird of prey).

Romulan or Klingon?

Also, what's wrong with liking the newest and youngest? as long as they're above the age of consent, that is.

I am a bit surprised that Menendez would pick up on a AofSHQ approved DOOM lifestyle...hookers and blow, hookers and blow.

Posted by: I R A Darth Aggie ® at January 31, 2013 10:46 AM (1hM1d)

217 Twitter's down.

---

The Failwhale is back?

Posted by: Brandon In Baton Rouge at January 31, 2013 10:47 AM (e0xKF)

218 disgusting, that fat fuck. Imagine his fat fucking ass all over those girls as they are crying, screaming.....this fuck needs to go to jail...

****

YOU imagine it.

I don't want that filth cluttering up my mind.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 10:47 AM (piMMO)

219 I have to agree that this Menendez character is a disgrace to New Jersey.

Sure, of course, I grifted hundreds of millions of dollars in client monies and not only got away with it I laughed my way to the bank. But at least I didn't go around porking underage prostitutes.

Posted by: Jon Corzine at January 31, 2013 10:48 AM (r2PLg)

220 180 --- "And WTF is that about the frequent medical check-ups because of 'him' ?! EWWW!"

Posted by: Tami at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (X6akg)

Double ewwwwww.
But then, from the Progressive point of view, that 's all that matters. As long as everything is hygienic and as long as the girls aren't punished with a baby, what difference does it make?!?!?

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at January 31, 2013 10:48 AM (C8mVl)

221 215-
Its been kinda up and down all morning.

Kind of like a democrat senator on a 12 year old Dominican whore.

Posted by: gigg at January 31, 2013 10:48 AM (41VCE)

222 More like, with those entrepreneurial young women



That's the feeling I get after googling the Village Voice Backpage controversy.



These people are able to contort themselves into any number of intellectual knots and are perfectly fine with cognitive cacophony inside their febrile little minds.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at January 31, 2013 10:48 AM (4c71i)

223 So, Let's say Menendez resigns and Christie needs to appoint a new senator. Any bets on which party that guy or gal will hail from? I mean, in "the spirit of cooperation", why wouldn't the large one appoint a Democrat - "just to be fair"?

Posted by: flashbazzbo, s.e. at January 31, 2013 10:48 AM (i0rVe)

224 Would you like some candy, young lady?

youtube.com/watch?v=rV3ammsdIV0

Posted by: Bob Menendez at January 31, 2013 10:48 AM (WM+rJ)

225 .disgusting, that fat fuck. Imagine his fat fucking
ass all over those girls as they are crying, screaming.....this fuck
needs to go to jail...

Posted by: ET at January 31, 2013 10:43 AM (YpjaN)




Slick Willie: Hey that sounds good to me. Except for the jail part

Posted by: TheQuietMan at January 31, 2013 10:49 AM (1Jaio)

226 @209


TOO MUCH KNOWLEDGE. Pray tell, how did you find that site?

Posted by: Billy Bob, Pseudo Intellectual at January 31, 2013 10:49 AM (wR+pz)

227 Margarita, 150. Yes, those are the saddest, saddest emails. Let's hope it wrecks him and whoever else is part of this.

Posted by: Skookumchuk at January 31, 2013 10:49 AM (1WgIW)

228 I mean, in "the spirit of cooperation", why wouldn't the large one appoint a Democrat - "just to be fair"?

Because he still hopes to run for President as a Republican someday.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:49 AM (/eBe8)

229 But at least I didn't go around porking underage prostitutes.
Posted by: Jon Corzine at January 31, 2013 10:48 AM (r2PLg)


No yu like porking union types that do business with the State. Kinda like keeping it in the family?

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2013 10:49 AM (9Bj8R)

230 disgusting, that fat fuck. Imagine his fat fucking ass all over those girls as they are crying, screaming.....this fuck needs to go to jail

I assumed he would be moaning an grunting but I am good with him screaming and crying.

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:50 AM (Z9EHQ)

231 What pressure can you put on the doc to make him roll? Not much.
Posted by: Waldo Truth at January 31, 2013 10:37 AM (jwumz)


Jail time. He's facing a pretty hefty term in the slammer if convicted. According to the PROTECT Act of 2003:


SEC. 105. PENALTIES AGAINST SEX TOURISM.
(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 2423 of title 18, United States Code,is amended by striking subsection (b) and inserting the following:

‘‘(b) TRAVEL WITH INTENT TO ENGAGE IN ILLICIT SEXUAL CONDUCT.—
A person who travels in interstate commerce or travelsinto the United States, or a United States citizen or an alienadmitted for permanent residence in the United States who travelsin foreign commerce, for the purpose of engaging in any illicitsexual conduct with another person shall be fined under this titleor imprisoned not more than 30 years, or both.

‘‘(c) ENGAGING IN ILLICIT SEXUAL CONDUCT IN FOREIGNPLACES.—Any United States citizen or alien admitted for permanentresidence who travels in foreign commerce, and engages in anyillicit sexual conduct with another person shall be fined underthis title or imprisoned not more than 30 years, or both.

‘‘(d) ANCILLARY OFFENSES.—Whoever, for the purpose ofcommercial advantage or private financial gain, arranges, induces,procures, or facilitates the travel of a person knowing that sucha person is traveling in interstate commerce or foreign commercefor the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct shall be finedunder this title, imprisoned not more than 30 years, or both.

‘‘(e) ATTEMPT AND CONSPIRACY.—Whoever attempts or conspiresto violate subsection (a), (b), (c), or (d) shall be punishable inthe same manner as a completed violation of that subsection.

‘‘(f) DEFINITION.—As used in this section, the term ‘illicit sexualconduct’ means (1) a sexual act (as defined in section 2246) witha person under 18 years of age that would be in violation ofchapter 109A if the sexual act occurred in the special maritimeand territorial jurisdiction of the United States; or (2) any commercialsex act (as defined in section 1591) with a person under 18years of age.

‘‘(g) DEFENSE.—In a prosecution under this section based onillicit sexual conduct as defined in subsection (f)(2), it is a defense,which the defendant must establish by a preponderance of theevidence, that the defendant reasonably believed that the personwith whom the defendant engaged in the commercial sex act hadattained the age of 18 years.’’.

(b) CONFORMING AMENDMENT.—Section 2423(a) of title 18,United States Code, is amended by striking ‘‘or attempts to doso,’’.


Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 31, 2013 10:50 AM (4df7R)

232 187

The good doctor had a CL-600 Challenger.

Nice Fuckin Plane.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:38 AM (ZDsRL)

True , but pink livery and naming it "pussy wagon" is a little tasteless.

Posted by: Temper Tantrum at January 31, 2013 10:50 AM (AWmfW)

233 Don't worry Bob, after you resign CNN will hire you as a political expert.

Posted by: Elliot Spitzer at January 31, 2013 10:50 AM (YmPwQ)

234 180 --- "And WTF is that about the frequent medical check-ups because of 'him' ?! EWWW!"

Posted by: Tami at January 31, 2013

maybe mendez was doing the african sleep with a virgin thing to get rid of aids?

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 10:51 AM (Z9EHQ)

235 Hey, at least he pays for the flights (or so he says). We all know that paying for the flight is what differentiates an honorable US Senator from a lying pedophile who buys sex from little girls.

Whew... good thing he paid for the flights. I wouldn't want to think less of him.

Posted by: RobM1981 at January 31, 2013 10:52 AM (4WC+3)

236 "Don't worry Bob, after you resign CNN will hire you as a political expert."



Nah, he'll have to work his way up at the HLN farm team.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at January 31, 2013 10:52 AM (4c71i)

237 Don't worry Bob, after you resign CNN will hire you as a political expert.

Nope. He might draw too big a minority audience. I mean, geez, we just dumped Soledad O'Brien over that. Why would we risk it a second time?

Posted by: CNN at January 31, 2013 10:52 AM (/eBe8)

238 Bob Menendez??

Posted by: New Jersey's Newspapers and Local Network News Broadcasts at January 31, 2013 10:52 AM (r2PLg)

239 What a novel way for creepy Menendez to help Latino girls to celebrate their Quincenera-15th birthday. Uggggggh.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at January 31, 2013 10:52 AM (+qMCO)

240 Ace needs to do a Twitter primer for us old farts. I don't see the attraction of the entire thing.

Do people have no lives and have to twet someone every fucking minute.

It's not like real serious discussions like we have here at the HQ.

I mean we have lives, right?

Posted by: Billy Bob, Pseudo Intellectual at January 31, 2013 10:52 AM (wR+pz)

241
In Menendez's defense, you've got to understand.

When you swoop into a third world country in a 40 million dollar jet, who are you going to fuck? You're not going after 45 year old divorcees after being served cracked crab in the cabin of a Challenger.

It's only appropriate to take the youngest, freshest hookers available. It's a status thing. It's an entitlement.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:53 AM (ZDsRL)

242 You should have just stuck to sexting pictures of your junk.

Posted by: Anthony Weiner at January 31, 2013 10:54 AM (YmPwQ)

243 I mean we have lives, right?

What's important is that you believe that.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:54 AM (/eBe8)

244 I went on FEC.gov. Here are Flor/Salomon/Sal/Salmon Melgen's donations (let's stick with $1K+):

Schumer (D-NY) 1998
Joe Garcia (D-FL) 2010, 2012
Menendez (D-NJ) 1998, 2004, 2005, 2011
DSCC 2009 ($30K)
Dodd (D-CT) 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008
Bob Graham (D-FL) 1998, 2003
Ron Klein (D-FL) 2006, 2008, 2009
DNC 2006 ($20K)
Bill Nelson (D-FL) 2000, 2005, 2006
Klobuchar (D-MN) 2012
NJDNC 2006, 2012 ($10K, $10K)
Hillary Clinton (D) 2006, 2007, 2008
Kendrick Meek (D-FL) 2009, 2010
Wasserman-Schultz (D-FL) 2010
DWS PAC 2011
New Millennium PAC (D) 2010
Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) 2011
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) 2011, 2012
DCCC 1998, 2002
Peter Deutsch (D-FL) 2001, 2003
Bridge PAC (D) 2007
Tim Mahoney (D-FL) 2006, 2008
ACTBLUE 2006
IowaDNC 2007
DBPAC (D) 2003
DSCC 2009 ($30K)
Al Gore (D) 1999
Angel Taveras (D-RI) 2000
Ricardo Sanchez (D-TX) 2011
Dick Gephardt (D-MO) 2001

Here are Melissa Melgen's donations. I assume it's his wife. There is one on Twitter who mentions the Dr. in her timeline and she sometimes lists the Dr.'s business as hers. She looks young. Maybe a daughter.

Menendez (D-NJ) 2004, 2011
NJDNC 2012 ($10K)
New Millennium PAC 2010

BTW, I think several times Melgen gave more than the maximum allowed. I'm interested in his change of first name.

Also, where the hell does he get THIS kind of scratch to throw around?



Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (xSegX)

245 Pretty obvious the doc was running a dem-pol safehouse.


Shakedown
Breakdown
Takedown

You're busted.


Posted by: 13times at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (h6XiD)

246 Ace needs to do a Twitter primer for us old farts. I don't see the attraction of the entire thing.

Do people have no lives and have to twet someone every fucking minute.

It's not like real serious discussions like we have here at the HQ.

I mean we have lives, right?

****

I don't know anyone who tweets their daily activities on a regular basis. The feeds I follow are all topical.

LOTS of morons over there.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (piMMO)

247 If one of those young girls had been thinking of her "Future" she'd would of had a hidden camera in her room. Gold mine baby, gold mine

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (9Bj8R)

248 Posted by: Billy Bob, Pseudo Intellectual at January 31, 2013 10:52 AM (wR+pz)

I posted previously that just the verb 'to tweet'should keep any real man from doing so.

Posted by: polynikes at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (m2CN7)

249 So, FBI works for Justice and Holder runs Justice. What are the odds Holder does nothing unless they have pictures of him doing anal on a 12 year old?


Slim.

Posted by: Billy Bob, Pseudo Intellectual at January 31, 2013 10:56 AM (wR+pz)

250 Oh, and where else can you fire off a correspondence to the likes of Greta, Sharyl Atkisson, or Jake Tapper and get an immediate response?

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 10:56 AM (piMMO)

251 If one of those young girls had been thinking of her "Future" she'd
would of had a hidden camera in her room. Gold mine baby, gold mine


That presumes she was there by choice.

Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:56 AM (/eBe8)

252 I can get into twitter about as much as I get into long texting conversations, which means I can't.



The eldest boy will carry on a texting conversation for an hour and when I point out he could have said more in a 10 minute phone call, he says "Yeah, but I can carry on two conversations at once." Then I say, you could make 2 ten minute calls and still say more.



Then I get a blank stare followed by another two hour texting session.


I. just. don't. get. it.


Now get off my lawn.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at January 31, 2013 10:56 AM (4c71i)

253 Also, where the hell does he get THIS kind of scratch to throw around?





Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (xSegX)

Well, when you're not paying $11 million in taxes, you gotz some extra scratch lying around.

Posted by: Tami at January 31, 2013 10:57 AM (X6akg)

254 Unfortunately, the doc and Menendez seem to have broken a FEDERAL law. If it were a state law, there might be a chance they'd get the slammer.
I have no confidence in our justice department.

If this hits the Dominican press big time,......hmmm.
I think that their government would be under a lot of public pressure to prosecute.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at January 31, 2013 10:57 AM (C8mVl)

255 That presumes she was there by choice.
Posted by: AllenG (Dedicated Tenther) Channelling Breitbart at January 31, 2013 10:56 AM (/eBe


Or that she had the funds and opportunity to purchase and install a camera, in someone else's house no less.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 31, 2013 10:58 AM (4df7R)

256 If one of those young girls had been thinking of her "Future" she'd would of had a hidden camera in her room. Gold mine baby, gold mine

****

The fact that they didn't says more about whether it is a shake-down or not than the two of them remembering their birthdays.

Seriously, Ace?

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 10:58 AM (piMMO)

257 Anyone else get a smalltwinge of Marxism coursing through their body when you read about a doctor who has that kind of lifestyle.

Posted by: polynikes at January 31, 2013 10:59 AM (m2CN7)

258
True , but pink livery and naming it "pussy wagon" is a little tasteless.

---

The Pussy died?

Posted by: Esteban Vihaio at January 31, 2013 10:59 AM (e0xKF)

259 Sen. Mendacity: the Timmy Geithner of the Senate. Or the new J.F. Kerrey (yacht moored in RI to escape taxes in Mass., caught out, then places boat in Mass.)

Posted by: jb at January 31, 2013 10:59 AM (yG8fC)

260 Also, where the hell does he get THIS kind of scratch to throw around?



Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (xSegX) I've got an aquantence who was one of the pioneers of laser eye surgery. His house sits alonein the middle of what used to be a golf course and he has a real Indy Car hanging over his pool table.This shit pays serious money.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:59 AM (ZDsRL)

261 Twitter's down.

Folks will be in a full-blown panic any moment now. Kind of like when AOS was down for a couple of hours a few days ago.

Twitter schmitter. AoSHQ down? Man your battle stations! All hands on deck. This is not a drill!

Priorities.

Posted by: rickb223 at January 31, 2013 11:00 AM (GFM2b)

262 249 So, FBI works for Justice and Holder runs Justice. What are the odds Holder does nothing unless they have pictures of him doing anal on a 12 year old?

---

Hey, I'll do something... I'll give him a high five!

Posted by: Eric Holder at January 31, 2013 11:00 AM (e0xKF)

263 Also, where the hell does he get THIS kind of scratch to throw around?

I'm thinking the Dominican pimps probably paid him to do check-ups on the girls. Wouldn't do to have a bunch of STD-ridden and/or pregnant prostitutes hanging around the posh clientele.

Posted by: MWR, Proud Tea(rrorist) Party Hobbit at January 31, 2013 11:00 AM (4df7R)

264 I can get into twitter about as much as I get into long texting conversations, which means I can't.

****

I can't get into texting either, but Twitter is not the same as texting.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 11:01 AM (piMMO)

265 My only question is who Christie will pick to replace Menedez.

With the FBI involved it is only a matter of when, not if...

The entire way in which the doctor was reimbursed is the typical sign of a cover-up.

So ask yourself- why? Why didn't Menendez want that on record?

The prostitutes recollection is a lesser indicator.

Posted by: Marcus at January 31, 2013 11:01 AM (GGCsk)

266 203 176.....disgusting, that fat fuck. Imagine his fat fucking ass all over those girls as they are crying, screaming....
Posted by: ET at January 31, 2013 10:43 AM (YpjaN)

Licks lips...yum.

Oh they weren't boys? You're right. He needs to go to jail.

Posted by: Michael Moore at January 31, 2013 11:01 AM (x7g7t)

267 "What are the odds Holder does nothing unless they have pictures of him doing anal on a 12 year old?"



Even with the pics I wouldn't figure the odds to be great.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at January 31, 2013 11:01 AM (4c71i)

268 In Latin America young girls get on their backs to save some money. It is brutal competition. I when fishing in Costa Rica a few years ago and the girls are so hungry for the money they will start fighting over you.


Course, I guess that was because I am such a hunk of burning love.

Yeah, that and my wallet looked big.

Posted by: Billy Bob, Pseudo Intellectual at January 31, 2013 11:02 AM (wR+pz)

269
265My only question is who Christie will pick to replace Menedez.


Christie would want to be fair and pick a democrat.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 11:02 AM (ZDsRL)

270 247---" If one of those young girls had been thinking of her "Future" she'd would of had a hidden camera in her room. Gold mine baby, gold mine"
Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (9Bj8R)

Heh.
Frankly, they ---and especially the one who wrote the 2nd e-mail --- don't sound sophisticated or tough enough to do that.
In any case, the trysts were held at the doctor's villa.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at January 31, 2013 11:02 AM (C8mVl)

271 "What are the odds Holder does nothing unless they have pictures of him doing anal on a 12 year old?"

Who "him"? Pics of Holder doing...

Posted by: rickb223 at January 31, 2013 11:04 AM (GFM2b)

272 Menendez is one really sick MOFO... and probably been doing this for years.

New requirement to be a male (D) senator - pedophile/pederast.

Posted by: Mjölnir, banhammer from the gates of Hell at January 31, 2013 11:04 AM (Jls4P)

273 "I can't get into texting either, but Twitter is not the same as texting.


Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 11:01 AM (piMMO)"



I don't think it's the same, but the similarities are enough to irritate me. For example - When I read something that is ostensibly in English, I don't like having to decipher it. Twitter is actually worse than texting in that regard.

Posted by: Burn the Witch at January 31, 2013 11:05 AM (4c71i)

274 Posted by: AmishDude at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM
(xSegX) I've got an aquantence who was one of the pioneers of laser eye
surgery. His house sits alonein the middle of what used to be a golf
course and he has a real Indy Car hanging over his pool table.This shit
pays serious money.

Posted by: jwest at January 31, 2013 10:59 AM (ZDsRL)

True dat. There is a guy in CLT that started the lasic shit 20 years ago. He has a jet and got caught with a nurse.

Posted by: Billy Bob, Pseudo Intellectual at January 31, 2013 11:05 AM (wR+pz)

275 OT, but most recent Rand Paul email:

While they burn our flags and murder our citizens, our President seems to think throwing more taxpayer money to our enemies overseas is the solution to our problems.

In fact, the Pentagon recently handed over 20 fighter jets - $213 million dollars worth - to a Muslim Brotherhood-led government determined to impose Sharia Law on Egypt.

Today, the U.S. Senate will vote on my Amendment to prohibit the sale of fighter jets to Egypt.

Please call your U.S. Senators at (202) 224-3121 IMMEDIATELY and demand they support my Amendment at every opportunity.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 11:07 AM (piMMO)

276 268 --- Prostitutes are interested in money?!? Wow!
Look, I personally don't care if you have no moral problem with engaging young girls for sex, and perhaps you are right that the rich gringo customer is doing the little peasants a big favor.
Nevertheless it is still illegal.

Posted by: Margarita DeVille at January 31, 2013 11:09 AM (C8mVl)

277 I don't think it's the same, but the similarities are enough to irritate me. For example - When I read something that is ostensibly in English, I don't like having to decipher it. Twitter is actually worse than texting in that regard.

****

Yeah. I definitely wouldn't 'follow' someone who couldn't get their thoughts across in the space allotted. I can see using the occasional '2' for 'too' or 'b4' for 'before' but there comes a point when they simply need to edit their message to the space allotted.

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 11:09 AM (piMMO)

278 maybe the hookers were twins....

would answer the "before birthday" question

Posted by: AltonJackson at January 31, 2013 11:12 AM (1EUmb)

279 Also, Rand's email about how the F-16s are being used.

http://www.randpacusa.com/f16.aspx?pid=0131a

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 11:14 AM (piMMO)

280 shit. VIDEO about...

Posted by: Niedermeyer's Dead Horse at January 31, 2013 11:16 AM (piMMO)

281
This thing, if true, is really sickening.

I am almost Menendez age, and the idea of having sex with a 15-16 year old girl (prostitute) is disgusting. If true, this guy should be taken out and....

Really, I can't say anymore. Just repellent and disgusting. What Billy Bob said @ 268 is true in a lot of places in the Third World, where people are poor and young women are desparate to make enough money to live. Someone like Menendez taking advantage of that.... A US Senator.....just....

Posted by: Reader C.J. Burch writes.... at January 31, 2013 11:17 AM (RFeQD)

282 stolen joke here, probably said within first five comments, but here goes:

Menendez is expected to be awarded the Silver Cross for Valor in the War on Women. eh?

Posted by: joeindc44 is now more concerned about Dark Ages 2.0 than Great Depression 2.0 at January 31, 2013 11:18 AM (QxSug)

283 ACE: If libs ever accuse you of being an ideologue unconcerned with the truth, you can point to this thread as an example of intellectual honesty. Well done.

Posted by: Baldy at January 31, 2013 11:18 AM (opS9C)

284 281-Well said. It's not the idea that men find 16 year old girls attractive or even sexy. It's that he probably knew that they are that young and he's having sex with someone who could be age of his daughter. How much better for him just to give the money for doing nothing or as wealthy as he is to help pay their ways out of prostitution. His ex wife ought to thank her lucky stars he's no longer in her life.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at January 31, 2013 11:24 AM (+qMCO)

285 Andrea Tantaros is emailing Harry "The Body" Reed for a comment on the accusations about Menendez.

Posted by: Captain Hate at January 31, 2013 11:32 AM (B/mBM)

286 This would be sooooo much more interesting if he were a Republican. <yawn>

Posted by: The Media at January 31, 2013 11:33 AM (rFiOs)

287 Drug smuggling also may be in this. That could explain the ease of coming up with 58k. Nobody will search a doctor's private jet for drugs if they have a Senator for a friend. I'm not sayin', jus sayin.'

Posted by: Schwalbe: The Me-262© at January 31, 2013 11:34 AM (UU0OF)

288 twisted freak

Posted by: Caligula at January 31, 2013 11:36 AM (EZl54)

289 Somebody who speaks Spanish ought to find a way to tell people in the Dominican Press that they need to follow this story STAT if they aren't already doing so.

Posted by: FenelonSpoke at January 31, 2013 11:51 AM (+qMCO)

290 Yeah, well, at least he wasn't skeet shooting.

Posted by: comatus at January 31, 2013 12:09 PM (qaVK+)

291 If one of those young girls had been thinking of her
"Future" she'd would of had a hidden camera in her room. Gold mine
baby, gold mine

Posted by: Nevergiveup at January 31, 2013 10:55 AM (9Bj8R)

This. Or that some employee at the villa had placed some cameras with a view to either selling to the pr0n business or for blackmail purposes. I won't be at all surprised if tapes turn up.

Posted by: Alberta Oil Peon at January 31, 2013 12:12 PM (29+x5)

292 It's only SEX Wingnuts!!!

Posted by: Stoopid Moonbat Hippie at January 31, 2013 12:14 PM (UfgtA)

293 Hello Moonbats ... is everyone missing this?
- Menendez
- Melgen
... hello?
- Mengele

I mean, just sayin'. Mengele!


Posted by: Paul A'Barge at January 31, 2013 12:16 PM (oDFTq)

294 Holder runs Justice. What are the odds Holder does nothing unless they have pictures of him doing anal on a 12 year old?

---

Hey, I'll do something... I'll give him a high five!
Posted by: Eric Holder at January 31, 2013

so is this one of holder's hooker walking programs or pedophile walking programs?

Posted by: yankeefifth at January 31, 2013 12:17 PM (Z9EHQ)

295 I suspect its only a matter of time before we hear the following from Menendez's office:

"What difference does it make? She's over 18 now...and I need to get back to work for the children. Plus I take responsibility - but I refuse to be held accountable"

(hey, if it worked for Hildebeast on Benghazi, with the majic of some DMM corruption, there's no reason a porky dimwit senator from Jersey can't use it).

Posted by: Fark, farkety, fark, fark, fark at January 31, 2013 12:21 PM (kTopm)

296 I love how the MFM is reporting this. The first half of an article one this is nothing but Menedez's side of story. Then by the middle the story mentions the issue is only because some right wing site is accusing him of being with prostitutes. Which is completely false!!! But the MFM has no bias

Posted by: TheQuietMan at January 31, 2013 12:34 PM (1Jaio)

297 293
Hello Moonbats ... is everyone missing this?
- Menendez
- Melgen
... hello?
- Mengele

I mean, just sayin'. Mengele!




Posted by: Paul A'Barge at January 31, 2013 12:16 PM

Well Nazis seem to be the only thing missing from this disgusting tawdry story.

This has been going on for months. How is it he still a senator? (That was totally a rhetorical question.)

Posted by: Long Island at January 31, 2013 12:53 PM (hl8SI)

298 And this goes for Spizter too ... how do you ever go out in public again? Menedez must be devoid of a conscious and one step away from being a serial murder. This is beyond fucked up.

Posted by: Long Island at January 31, 2013 01:02 PM (hl8SI)

299 From ICE Press Release:Notice to US citizens: Your actions abroad may have serious consequences
WASHINGTON – American tourists, with twisted overseas travel plans to engage in child sex tourism, may think they are beyond the reach of U.S. law enforcement. However, they should know that it is a priority for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to apprehend and prosecute U.S. citizens who engage in sexual acts with minors in foreign countries

Posted by: Willy at January 31, 2013 01:28 PM (eMcW8)

300 Suddenly the Atlantic is the champion of prudent journalism, after years of supporting Andrew Sullivan in his fruitless pursuit to prove that Sarah Palin faked her pregnancy.

From the Atlantic "Wire"...

"Granted, that doesn't prove the emails are fabricated, but with such little confirmation that the FBI is indeed investigating Menendez's connection with Dominican prostitutes, it's best to stay skeptical."

I'm sure that's why ABC News has sat on this story for seven months.

Posted by: Mr. Peabody at January 31, 2013 02:50 PM (nU8lz)

301 I think we have some new names for Mr. Mendez, " The Sandusky of the Senate". Or, how about Bob " Jerry Sandusky" Medez. Come on work with me people.

Posted by: Midnight Clad at January 31, 2013 06:24 PM (PtL5V)

302 If they never did anything to Teddy Kennedy, a murderer AND a rapist, why should they worry about Menendez? After all, it ain't like he's a republican or something.

Posted by: EROWMER at January 31, 2013 09:37 PM (kxlCQ)

303 I'm not sure that your hair-splitting really matters.

Menendez left the country to have sex with prostitutes. Were they under-age? Maybe. Were they prostitutes? Yeah. They were.

Posted by: Great Reagan's Ghost at January 31, 2013 11:09 PM (LsJAk)

304 14


I thought the age of consent was 18 in the DR?

The age of consent in most of the third world is generally around five bucks or one MRE, according to UN Peacekeepers and aid workers. Unless you're on the American taxpayer's dime...

Posted by: richard mcenroe at February 01, 2013 11:50 AM (qvify)






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