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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:29 AM

"Gloria Allred's Surprise For Mitt Romney Revealed!" - RadarOnline

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By Jen Heger - Radar Assistant Managing Editor

Gloria Allred's October surprise for Governor Mitt Romney involves allegations about a child custody matter that the Republican presidential hopeful testified about involving his very good friend, and former CEO of Staples, Tom Stemberg and his divorce form one of his two ex-wives, RadarOnline.com is reporting.

The founder of Staples, who spoke on behalf of Governor Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention in Tampa Bay, Florida last summer, has four sons from two different ex-wives, Maureen Sullivan Stemberg and Dola Hamilton Stemburg. Mitt Romney's hedge fund, Bain Capital, was an early investor of Staples. Tom Stemberg's sons are in their mid-teens and early twenties.

"Governor Mitt Romney gave sworn testimony about his observations of Tom's role as a father to his four sons," a source close to the situation told RadarOnline.com. Our source wouldn't provide any additional information because of Governor Romney's sworn declaration and gag order.

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"Ms. Allred's client feels that the public needs to know about Governor Mitt Romney's role in this very important case. Governor Romney is running for President of the United States and this goes to a very important character issues," the insider revealed. It's unclear if Governor Romney will have lawyers present at the hearing on Wednesday morning.

The emergency hearing will take place at the Norfolk Probate & Family Court in Canton, Massachusetts, and Justice Jennifer Ulwick will oversee the proceedings which will begin at 9 a.m. EST.


More: http://www.radaronline.com/exclusives/2012/10/mitt-romney-october-surprise-revealed-gloria-allred

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Reply "Gloria Allred's Surprise For Mitt Romney Revealed!" - RadarOnline (Original post)
mzmolly Oct 2012 OP
gateley Oct 2012 #1
mzmolly Oct 2012 #3
Maximumnegro Oct 2012 #5
Trajan Oct 2012 #7
Maximumnegro Oct 2012 #12
lunatica Oct 2012 #20
OldDem2012 Oct 2012 #19
Scootaloo Oct 2012 #2
mzmolly Oct 2012 #4
Maximumnegro Oct 2012 #6
Scootaloo Oct 2012 #14
imgbitepolitic Oct 2012 #8
gordianot Oct 2012 #9
Cha Oct 2012 #13
Angry Dragon Oct 2012 #10
mzmolly Oct 2012 #11
Cha Oct 2012 #15
Warren DeMontague Oct 2012 #16
mzmolly Oct 2012 #17
HereSince1628 Oct 2012 #18
ProgressiveProfessor Oct 2012 #21
mzmolly Oct 2012 #23
Nevilledog Oct 2012 #22
mzmolly Oct 2012 #24

Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:33 AM

1. Pretty underwhelming, I think.

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Response to gateley (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:35 AM

3. I think the gag order renders any information, underwhelming at this point.

eom

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Response to gateley (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:36 AM

5. Um, nothing has been revealed yet

so why would you be overwhelmed. Cracks me up everybody is pretending like they know what's coming and writing it off already.

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Response to Maximumnegro (Reply #5)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:42 AM

7. He said underwhelmed ...

UNDERwhelmed ......

Cracks me up when people get words completely back asswards ....

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Response to Trajan (Reply #7)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:53 AM

12. er, i chose my word deliberately...

think about it. thanks.

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Response to Trajan (Reply #7)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:57 AM

20. The question is valid and correctly stated

one poster says he's underwhelmed and the other poster wonders how he could be overwhelmed if nothing has come out. It's valid.

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Response to gateley (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:47 AM

19. What did you expect to read before Romney's testimony is unsealed and the gag order is lifted? nt.

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:33 AM

2. Maybe i'm missing something, but I'm not sure why this is important.

Character issues? Which character, the guy has played more of them than the entire run of Saturday Night Live. He's a creep, and he's a putz. A creepy putz, if you will. Ms. Allred isn't going to make him look any worse than he's already managed on his own, and the people who already don't give a shit about him being a creepy putz aren't going to be turned off by anything she reveals.

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Response to Scootaloo (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:36 AM

4. True. It's not like Mitt has been a beacon of character,

thus far.

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Response to Scootaloo (Reply #2)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:40 AM

6. It's not important to you. This isn't about you

Why is everyone here thinking this is for them. It's not. You're vote is a given (or better be), but to many undecided or borderline folks this kind of stuff makes a difference. Sad but true. And anything to widen that gender gap is a plus.

At the minimum it washes Trump's BS. Remember we are also trying to fight for a narrative momentum.

I really wish the base would just shut it and just toe the line for once at least for two weeks.

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Response to Maximumnegro (Reply #6)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 03:00 AM

14. At this point the "undecided" are going to be "undecided" until Nov. 7th

And they'll go "Oh shit, forgot to vote... Oh well" just like they always do.

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:47 AM

8. cant wait

the point is not that it might reveal what we already know, the point is to make M.R, deservingly it seems, get bad press.

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:50 AM

9. Now if Romney had foreign bank accounts, refused to release tax returns, flips on positions....wait!

Never mind. I am relatively certain Romney is a vampire.

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Response to gordianot (Reply #9)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:56 AM

13. Put me in your column..

Rofl

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #10)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 02:52 AM

11. Could be.

Time will tell.

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #10)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 03:07 AM

15. We'll know more when the documents are released

but, it sounds right now like it could be more than just "Binders Full Of Women" and the GOP WAR ON WOMEN being mitt's women problems.

That would add Women being cheated out of fair alimony settlements..and just women in general who don't like it.

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 03:19 AM

16. Wow, that's...

really rather inconsequential.

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Response to Warren DeMontague (Reply #16)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 03:22 AM

17. LOL

It would seem so, at this point. Quite the yawn fest, thus far.

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 07:07 AM

18. To date, this years Oct surprise fireworks haven't been as spectacular as a BIC lighter. n/t

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 10:50 AM

21. Since when is a nasty divorce a "a very important case"

Allred has a long history of being a camera chaser and those panting after her every word on this are little better.

Going after this makes us and the President look petty at best.

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Response to ProgressiveProfessor (Reply #21)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:48 PM

23. Allred is not "us" or "The President".

She's representing a client, if the story is true. .. I make no assertions beyond that as I agree thus far, it seems irrelevant.

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Response to mzmolly (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 10:59 AM

22. I'm confused.

I'm a lawyer and there are things in this article that are at odds. It's talking about sworn "testimony" which would make you believe Romney testified on the stand and was questioned by both sides. However, it also says "sworn declaration" which means to me that it is more likely an affidavit which is just a document and there would not have been live testimony or cross-examination.

Disclaimer: I specialize in criminal defense, not domestic relations, so I might be missing something here.

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Response to Nevilledog (Reply #22)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:48 PM

24. That's a good point

from what I can tell.

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