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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 09:58 AM

Waffle House CEO (Romney Supporter) accused of sexual improprieties

Source: CNN

(CNN) -- A former personal assistant of Waffle House's CEO accused him of forcing her to "perform sexual services," among other degrading acts, during her nine years of working for him, according to an Atlanta police report.

Police blacked out the woman's name in the report, but gave a graphic account of her accusation, based on an interview that she gave Atlanta police on September 28. CNN obtained a copy of the police report Friday, as news of the allegations against Joseph Rogers Jr. spread around the media.

Efforts Friday by CNN to reach Rogers, whose father co-founded the Georgia-based 24-hour-diner chain were not successful. Similarly, CNN was unable to reach the man believed to be his lawyer.

Atlanta police did not elaborate on to what extent they've been able to verify the woman's claims, with Sgt. Gregory Lyon saying, "I can tell you that this is an open and ongoing investigation."

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/09/justice/georgia-waffle-house-allegation/index.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fcnn_topstories+%28RSS%3A+Top+Stories%29&utm_content=My+Yahoo

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Reply Waffle House CEO (Romney Supporter) accused of sexual improprieties (Original post)
onehandle Nov 2012 OP
Swede Atlanta Nov 2012 #1
yardwork Nov 2012 #3
xtraxritical Nov 2012 #19
valerief Nov 2012 #20
awoke_in_2003 Nov 2012 #26
xtraxritical Nov 2012 #34
Buzz Clik Nov 2012 #2
yardwork Nov 2012 #4
Frances Nov 2012 #5
Buzz Clik Nov 2012 #6
yardwork Nov 2012 #7
Buzz Clik Nov 2012 #9
yardwork Nov 2012 #10
Buzz Clik Nov 2012 #14
yardwork Nov 2012 #15
Buzz Clik Nov 2012 #16
awoke_in_2003 Nov 2012 #27
Buzz Clik Nov 2012 #29
awoke_in_2003 Nov 2012 #30
Buzz Clik Nov 2012 #32
awoke_in_2003 Nov 2012 #33
Buzz Clik Nov 2012 #38
HockeyMom Nov 2012 #8
femrap Nov 2012 #11
Major Nikon Nov 2012 #17
adieu Nov 2012 #25
ihaveaquestion Nov 2012 #39
ThoughtCriminal Nov 2012 #12
UpInArms Nov 2012 #13
ThoughtCriminal Nov 2012 #18
SoapBox Nov 2012 #24
DollarBillHines Nov 2012 #21
SweepPicker Nov 2012 #22
DollarBillHines Nov 2012 #23
Eleanors38 Nov 2012 #35
aletier_v Nov 2012 #31
Ian David Nov 2012 #28
Eleanors38 Nov 2012 #36
BadGimp Nov 2012 #37

Response to onehandle (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:01 AM

1. I do believe in innocence until guilt is proven but........

 

These republics run around claiming the moral high ground, to be "God's" chosen party, etc. and then you find out that so many of them, nearly always old white men, are sexual predators. They can't keep their willies in their pants. It is symptomatic of people who outwardly claim sex is bad except to pro-create but then engage in this kind of behavior.

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Response to Swede Atlanta (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:17 AM

3. I agree that it's symptomatic of repression and unhealthy attitudes toward sex.

Anybody who talks a lot about "family values" etc. is revealing that they have a preoccupation with sex, probably brought on by unhealthy upbringing. They're brainwashed into thinking that sex is dirty and bad.

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Response to Swede Atlanta (Reply #1)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:55 PM

19. The Waffle guy could easily buy the best sex anywhere in the world why would he want her?

 

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Response to xtraxritical (Reply #19)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:25 PM

20. It wasn't about sex. It was about enslavement. nt

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Response to valerief (Reply #20)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 03:07 PM

26. Yep...

rape is always about power.

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Response to xtraxritical (Reply #19)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:30 PM

34. I'm glad I live a sheltered life, and am a Democrat!

 

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:13 AM

2. People being people. Petraeus anyone? Far, far worse.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:18 AM

4. Sorry, but sexual assault and sexual harassment are not "people being people."

This IS far worse than a consensual affair.

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Response to yardwork (Reply #4)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:30 AM

5. Agree

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #6)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:33 AM

7. Did you read the first sentence of the article in the OP?

A former personal assistant of Waffle House's CEO accused him of forcing her to "perform sexual services," among other degrading acts, during her nine years of working for him, according to an Atlanta police report.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #9)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:45 AM

10. You responded to the OP.

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Response to yardwork (Reply #10)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:17 AM

14. I initially backed off my original assertion. But, due to your obsessiveness...

I deleted those replies.

If you want to make a religion out of stalking me, go for it.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #14)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:51 AM

15. .....

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Response to yardwork (Reply #15)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:03 PM

16. Keep it coming.

Your OCD is getting the best of you.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #14)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 03:10 PM

27. Hey, you are the one who claimed...

a consensual affair was worse than rape- yes, this is rape. When you make people give you sexual pleasure against their will, it is rape. Calling is sexual assault or harassment is just putting lipstick on a pig.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #27)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 03:26 PM

29. Bullshit!

I never made that claim. That's to our obsessive pal, I deleted the post where I clarified.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #29)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:08 PM

30. "People being people. Petraus anyone? Far, far worse"...

Those are your words, not yardwork's,

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #30)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:15 PM

32. Yes, dear, and I later clarified that. Those posts are now deleted.

What f***ing part of "I clarified my position" do you not understand?

Are your pretending that you have some ability to read my mind? Well, if that's your thought, you are incorrect.

I CLARIFIED MY POSITION, AND THE MY FIRST POST NO LONGER APPLIES.

Try to pound that notion into your skull.

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Response to Buzz Clik (Reply #32)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:24 PM

33. You deleted some posts...

yet let the original stand? And no, you did not clarify, you just said you backed off the original post. Now, try to go piss up a rope.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #33)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:47 PM

38. Yeah, yeah. Obsess much?

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 10:40 AM

8. Strictly from a culinary standard,

they are on par with Papa John's and Chik-Fil-A. Interesting, isn't it?

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Response to HockeyMom (Reply #8)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:02 AM

11. I stopped at a Waffle House

 

once. I left wondering how the hell do they stay in business? It was the worst food and service....and dirty. The customers gave me the evil eye. I got the worst vibe from the place. I ate a few bites and got back on the highway.

I fantasized that the only reason this 'restaurant' remained open was that it was somehow involved in drug and/or human trafficking. Now that I see what the CEO was up to, that damned well may be true.

Every time I see a Waffle House, I tell whom ever is in the car....there's a part of the drug cartel!

I only visit Perkins Pancake House now.

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Response to HockeyMom (Reply #8)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:09 PM

17. I'd put waffle house several notches further down on the scale

Of the three you mentioned, I can think of only one I'd consider a ptomaine refuge.

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Response to HockeyMom (Reply #8)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:27 PM

25. I agree...

I went to a Waffle House once in Richmond VA when I was staying at a hotel kind of far away from where I had to be (for the cheap hotel prices). The Waffle House was the "hotel restaurant" so I went there for breakfast. Gawd awful food and the clientele was about as red-necked as you can be. And because it was VA, there was smoking sections, so that didn't help my enjoyment of the breakfast (had eggs over easy, bacon and hash browns). I didn't know it's possible to make a business case out of greasy-spoon hash houses. Who knew?

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Response to HockeyMom (Reply #8)

Sun Nov 11, 2012, 07:35 AM

39. We love Waffle House in Tampa.

We've been to every Waffle House between Tampa and Orlando and there is only one we won't go back to. The rest have good food (and surprisingly fresh salads), nice staff and "colorful" clientele (especially after 10pm). Maybe the quality is a regional thing?

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:07 AM

12. Bill Hicks at the Waffle House

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 11:16 AM

13. nasty food - I always called it the "Awful House"

Am glad this woman finally got the courage to come forward

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Response to UpInArms (Reply #13)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 12:19 PM

18. We called it the Awful Waffle

At one local Waffle House, the light in the "W" went out. Stayed that way for months.

Some people loved them, but honestly, the only time I would eat there was if the only other alternative was a place called "Eats" and it was closed for health violations.

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Response to ThoughtCriminal (Reply #18)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 02:23 PM

24. Ditto to the Awful...

I found out why eventually.

Grew up in the West and then got to see this side show a couple times...once after drinking (then it was funny) and once sober (NOT funny)...that was enough.

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:40 PM

21. I know his wife.

We used to fly to Trade Shows in the Waffle House jet.

She told me she stayed with him because of the 'perks'.

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Response to DollarBillHines (Reply #21)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:48 PM

22. Disgusting food

My stomach is in knots even thinking about eating that garbage.

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Response to SweepPicker (Reply #22)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:51 PM

23. Thankfully, I have never experienced WH cuisine.

The food and wine on the plane was great, though.

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Response to SweepPicker (Reply #22)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:35 PM

35. My stomach doesn't have time!

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Response to DollarBillHines (Reply #21)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:13 PM

31. " She told me she stayed with him because of the 'perks' "

half-price meals?

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 03:20 PM

28. Now, THAT'S what I call a sticky situation. n/t

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Response to Ian David (Reply #28)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:37 PM

36. Ewww. Good place to de-sole your shoes. nt

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Response to onehandle (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 05:46 PM

37. with the waffles???

omg no!!

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