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one_voice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:23 PM
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Cain Campaign Puts Out Attack Piece Bashing Sharon Bialek
Herman Cain pledged to tackle "head on" Sharon Bialek's sex-harassment allegations. In doing so, his campaign has issued its second statement raising questions about her credibility. While that would be par for the course in disputes of this nature, Cain is a frontrunner for the presidency. And it's rare to see a campaign actively engaging in this level of confrontation.

*snip*

But Cain's campaign prides itself on being unorthodox. What it might not realize is that orthodoxy exists for a reason.

Here's the statement:

Who is Sharon Bialek?

As Ms. Sharon Bialek has placed herself in the public spotlight through making patently false allegations against Herman Cain, it is only fair to compare her track record alongside Mr. Cains.

In stark contrast to Mr. Cains four decades spent climbing the corporate ladder rising to the level of CEO at multiple successful business enterprises, Ms. Bialek has taken a far different path.

The fact is that Ms. Bialek has had a long and troubled history, from the courts to personal finances which may help explain why she has come forward 14 years after an alleged incident with Mr. Cain, powered by celebrity attorney and long term Democrat donor Gloria Allred.

In the courts, Ms. Bialek has had a lengthy record in the Cook County Court system over various civil lawsuits. The following cases on file in Cook County are:

2000-M1-707461 Defendant against Broadcare Management
2000-M1-714398 Defendant in lawsuit against Broadcare Management
2000-M1-701522 Defendant in lawsuit against Broadcare Management
2005-M1-111072 Defendant in lawsuit against Mr. Mark Beatovic.
2007-M1-189176 Defendant in lawsuit against Midland Funding.
2009-M1-158826 Defendant in lawsuit against Illinois Lending.

Ms. Bialek was also sued in 1999 over a paternity matter according to ABC 7 Chicago (WLS-TV). Source: WLS-TV, November 7, 2011.

In personal finances, PACER (Federal Court) records show that Ms. Bialek has filed for bankruptcy in the Northern District of Illinois bankruptcy court in 1991 and 2001. The respective case numbers according to the PACER system are 1:01-bk-22664 and 1: 91-bk-23273.

Ms. Bialek has worked for nine employers over the last seventeen years. Source: WLS-TV, November 7, 2011

Read more: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2011/11/he...
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Zoeisright Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:26 PM
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1. Attacking the victim is what repukes do.
Just one of the many, many reasons I hate their fucking guts.
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geardaddy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:26 PM
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2. Ms. Bialek has worked for nine employers over the last seventeen years.
How many employers did Cain work for in the past seventeen years?
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Major Hogwash Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:28 PM
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3. Won't work.
Just my opinion, but the more he struggles against the tide, the faster he will drown.
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aint_no_life_nowhere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:29 PM
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4. Cain wants to bring up the legal history of his latest accuser
but he isn't asking the Restaurant Owner's Association to release the legal files concerning his own problems. It's pretty tone deaf and typically Republican.
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denverbill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:30 PM
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5. Sounds kind of like Christine O'Donnell's resume.
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Ilsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:31 PM
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6. She's a defendant in those lawsuits.
Edited on Tue Nov-08-11 01:31 PM by Ilsa
Not everyone lives a charmed life, either.
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:49 PM
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21. Cain neglects to mention what the outcomes of the lawsuits were.
Just being a defendant proves squat, zilch, zero.
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luvspeas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:31 PM
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7. Cain is right. This is just like Clarence Thomas...
They are both guilty and will likely get away with it.

They both Uncle Tommed their way to the top under the same masters.

Now they are both doing a hatchet job of their victims.

All we need now is for Gloria Cain to drunk dial this woman and we will have a perfect pair.
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catabryna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:43 PM
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8. Do you know the person who posted the article you linked to in your OP?
I was just wondering because I remembered your post from last evening.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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one_voice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:49 PM
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10. No I don't the person who posted the article...
I found it by way of Alan Colms site

http://www.alan.com/2011/11/08/cain-campaign-puts-out-a...

Politico also has a story on it..

http://dyn.politico.com/members/forums/thread.cfm?catid...


these attacks started last night and have only gotten worse. One of the reason I was trying to get ahead of them.

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catabryna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:00 PM
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14. I guess I'm just not sure how posting this here
is going to "help" her. I'm not saying that it hurts her, generally speaking. No one is perfect. I'm just wondering how it helps her.
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one_voice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:21 PM
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16. I'm sorry I don't understand...
I agree, I don't think it hurts her.

I posted this particular article here because I think Cain is a scumbag for going with this type of attack.

It's as if they're saying because she's poor she's not trust worthy. He's rich, so he is.

I'm not sure what you're getting at. Are you questioning why I posted this, or why his campaign is attacking her in this manner?

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catabryna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:42 PM
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20. You were looking into LexisNexis for information on this woman's background...
because you indicated you wanted to "defend" her against the inevitable smear against her.

How has the posting of this article defended her?

How are you planning on using the information you gleaned from LexisNexis to "defend" her?

I just don't know how you expected to be able to defend a woman you don't know from the smears we knew would be coming.

I used to work with LexisNexis and the thought would have never occurred to me to look up anyone's name for background information unless it was for something related to my job (which was legal in nature).

I guess I'm just picky about privacy and I don't understand how your having the information before the news media is of help to her. That's all.
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one_voice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:57 PM
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22. I didn't look into her background,and I gleaned NOTHING.
Edited on Tue Nov-08-11 03:04 PM by one_voice
There's a disconnect here....I did NOT look up ANYTHING on this woman.

Why are you intent on accusing me of looking into her background...I made it clear last night and in my previous comment to you I didn't have anything to do with this information being used against her.

As for posting it here, Cain is a scumbag attacking a woman because she's POOR and making it a credibility issue. This is wrong...NO? This is Democraticunderground where we post about scumbag things Repukes do...no?

I did not look into this woman's background...I don't know anyone that did look into her background.

I didn't have the information before the media had it...it was all over Politico and FreeRepublic as well as ABC Chicago.




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winstars Donating Member (405 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 03:19 PM
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23. Not sure what you are being accused of above...But
thanks for your original post, check out my post below, did a little searching (Google, not L/N) myself on her creditors, mostly typical collection agency scum bags who prey on low income and POOR PEOPLE...
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one_voice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 03:57 PM
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24. I saw what you posted...
Thanks for posting what you found. It does help to know the type of creditors it can easily be dismissed.

I think this attack by the Cain campaign and the right is particularly nasty because it seems that they're saying because she was poor she's not trust worthy or her credibility should be called into question, and because he's rich he's so much better. Disgusting!

I gave your post a thumbs up!
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stuntcat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:44 PM
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9. sad how on my webpage, reading this post, I have an ad on the right for Herman Cain's campaign
ty though, k & r

:kick:
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Tennessee Gal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:51 PM
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11. So what? None of that has a thing to do with the actions she says
he took. So, she has had a hard life. Does that mean he did not do what she said? Of course not. This is pathetic on his part.

He is a low life scumbag.
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NeedleCast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:51 PM
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12. Dear Mr. Cain - It's About You. Not Her
It doesn't matter if she was Adolf-fucking-Hitler. If you harassed her, you harassed her.
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safeinOhio Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 01:55 PM
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13. Independent polygraph results
of both parties. In general the lier will refuse to take one.
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:01 PM
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15. Huge Sex Toy.
Thank you, Google Ad Words.


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winstars Donating Member (405 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:31 PM
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17. Look who sued her>>>
People should pay their bills on time but some of the people who she got sued by are typical collection agency scum bags who try to squeeze every last penny out of people.

And gee, I am so shocked that a single mother has had problems paying her bills on time. Oh, wait, it sorta sounds like way too many people I know, men and women!!!!

And are these liens from non-payment of accounts or 'just' judgements against a debtor or real lawsuits alleging wrong doing????

This Cain, serial sexual harasser, is in perfect company with the people who took her to court: BOTTOMFEEDERS!!!!




..2000-M1-707461 Defendant against Broadcare Management.............................. This is a Real Estate Lender, probably got a lien on her, house payment???
2000-M1-714398 Defendant in lawsuit against Broadcare Management..............Same
2000-M1-701522 Defendant in lawsuit against Broadcare Management.............. Same

2005-M1-111072 Defendant in lawsuit against Mr. Mark Beatovic...................... Dunno???
2007-M1-189176 Defendant in lawsuit against Midland Funding....................... One of the top 3 junk debt collectors in the country, real scum
2009-M1-158826 Defendant in lawsuit against Illinois Lending......................... A payday loan outfit, scum bags
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one_voice Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:38 PM
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19. .....
:thumbsup:
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Lance_Boyle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-08-11 02:35 PM
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18. This is the wrong move for Cain if he wants to clear his name.
He should shut up, lawyer up and sue Ms. Bialek for libel if he believes she has libeled him. That's the *only* way to fight back against a public false allegation. Everything else is muddying the water.

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