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Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:41 AM

Florida reporter drops new bombshell on Epstein while blasting resigning Acosta

Following the abrupt resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Friday morning after being dogged by accusations of giving a sweetheart deal to accused child trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, MSNBC was able to get the Miami Herald reporter whose dogged pursuit of the truth led to the arrest on Epstein again on the phone.

Speaking with host Stephanie Ruhle, the Herald’s Julie K. Brown said she was surprised — but not that surprised.


“I’m surprised it happened this fast,” Brown conceded, before adding, “But, you know, that press conference that he gave the other day didn’t do him any good. Practically everything that he said at that conference was either inaccurate or twisted in some ways to benefit him; to make him look good. In reality, there is nothing here that makes him look good. He dropped the ball on this case.”
She then added, ‘We had been preparing to do a fact-check story tomorrow that would essentially use documents to show everything he said was not true.”

Brown then dropped some new news about Epstein, telling the MSNBC host, “I know for a fact there’s journalists all over the world covering this story now — he [Epstein] had been recruiting in other countries. I’m sure there will be more information coming out not only about his operation, but there were a lot of employees and other people, big people who, if they weren’t involved in the operation, they knew about the operation.”


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Reply Florida reporter drops new bombshell on Epstein while blasting resigning Acosta (Original post)
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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:43 AM

1. In other countries, like sex tourism?

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:44 AM

2. This will be a really tangled web of vile crimes.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:44 AM

3. In cheap luxury hotels around the world, maybe?

With in house spa service?

I could go on and on.

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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #3)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:45 AM

5. Trump Pedophile Palaces...

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Response to Cracklin Charlie (Reply #3)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:35 PM

35. "Cheap luxury Hotels"

Is a bit of a non-sequitur.

The people involved in this tend to be people of means. There is no need for “cheap “ to enter into it.

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Response to A HERETIC I AM (Reply #35)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:44 PM

37. Cheap as in decorated and developed in poor taste.

Or in other words, tacky.

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Response to colorado_ufo (Reply #37)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 02:09 PM

47. Oh!

You mean a tRump hotel!

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Response to SCVDem (Reply #47)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 03:09 PM

54. Yup!

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:45 AM

4. Both, probably. Sex tourism, sex trafficking...

There are a lot of sick people in the world, sick, rich people.

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Response to Wounded Bear (Reply #4)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:39 PM

36. "Both, probably. Sex tourism, sex trafficking..."

This is like a bad reality show with sad outcomes for the kids...
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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:46 AM

7. More like sex trafficking

Which of course is big business in Eastern Europe, such as (cough, cough) Russia.

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Response to ChicagoRonin (Reply #7)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:01 PM

65. And don't forget about #Slovenia, (cough, cough), and that...

Jeffrey Epstein introduced Trump to Melania. (Hmmm) It could get very ugly, very fast,

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:44 AM

26. Wonder if Limpballs did some scouting for him? nt

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Response to woodsprite (Reply #26)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:45 PM

38. Only in th DR

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 06:45 PM

64. Oh goodie

Weren't there news stories about Rush Limbaugh and his buddies flying down to some country for long weekends and someone speculated what they were doing down there/???????????

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #64)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:12 PM

67. Yes, there were. Thank you for reminding us about that.

He was detain in the Dominican Republic over a mis-labeled bottle of Viagra, while he was on a trip with several other men. Now, ask yourself, WHY would you take a bottle of Viagra if you only vacationing with men ?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:46 AM

6. Epstein's network of enablers must be exposed.



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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:47 AM

8. ...and don't forget New Mexico:

The New Mexico attorney general's office said it has
begun its own inquiry into potential Jeffrey Epstein
crimes in New Mexico.


"We have been in contact and interviewed multiple survivors of alleged abuse here in New Mexico."




Julie K Miami Herald

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Response to Leghorn21 (Reply #8)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:25 PM

32. Simon Romero - one of the writer's of the above NYT's piece grew up in a very small town in NM

and he has also been covering the kids at the border for the NYT's. I've known his parents (both artists) since we were all in the art dept at UNM in the 60's.

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Response to Leghorn21 (Reply #8)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 04:27 PM

58. And this will reveal the true nature of the child concentration camps.

This is what they are for.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:47 AM

9. Russia?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:49 AM

10. Not surprising...horrifying, yes...surprising? Nope.

I heard some of the details regarding bath tubs with prosthetic breasts installed on them and immediately thought "this guy's perversion is THE driving force in his life" and figured there would be a trail of slime everywhere he's ever been. One that actually requires ACTIVE ignoring rather than PASSIVE lack of noticing...

Since I know that there is zero connection between myself and him in any capacity, I sleep soundly...for people who DID associate with him or hob-knob around his circles, I would be VERY worried about how much sleaze is going to hit shore in the ongoing Epstein tsunami of slime...

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Response to Moostache (Reply #10)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:57 AM

13. "...prosthetic breasts installed on them..." WTH is that about? I can't even imagine.

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Response to brush (Reply #13)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:08 AM

18. It was something that victim mentioned in the Today interview...

I was aghast at the CONCEPT, but it seems to fit this predator's M.O. to a tee...the young lady that was raped by Epstein when she was 15 years old talked about seeing this in his New York Caligula's reproduction.

There simply is no bottom any more...our government cages children and tortures them, our president is a sexual predator and one of his old running mates is a pervert on a scale that's hard to fathom...and I thought 2016 was a bad year, really hate that things have only gotten worse since then.

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Response to Moostache (Reply #18)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:21 AM

22. Yes. Things are spiraling down so fast. The amorality of trump and his crowd/base...

inflicting almost incomprehensible damage to the nation. We have to keep our chins up though and keep fighting to get that sex predator out of the WH.

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Response to brush (Reply #13)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:50 AM

27. My guess?

You would play with them while,uh,er, jeffrey’s past time according to James Patterson.

Thank goodness James is now writing about his financial affarirs. Those are bad,too.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:53 AM

11. Yeah, like Prince Andrew and the Duchess of York

Money corrupts absolutely.

Check out the Guardian, the royal family has deep ties to the pedosadist Epstein. And they never blew the whistle on the sicko.

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Response to Farmer-Rick (Reply #11)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 01:09 PM

39. Didn't blow the whistle

Because he has tapes.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:56 AM

12. my son has worked in the US Virgin Islands

for the past 2 years and he commented this morning that often people there would reference "Pedophile Island"

"Everybody called it 'Pedophile Island,'" said Kevin Goodrich, who is from St. Thomas and operates boat charters. "It's our dark corner."

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:59 AM

14. Kicketty Kickin'

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:03 AM

15. Makes you wonder about Melania

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Response to bahrbearian (Reply #15)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:13 AM

19. I don't bother wondering about her...the price tag is still visible, if now a lot dated.

She is a voluntary adult in this sick drama. She clearly determined long ago that the ends (access to a lavish lifestyle) no matter the means (being tied to Trump and his ilk forever) was a bargain worth making.

I hope she's ready for the imminent divorce/replacement as she reaches the "sell-by-date" that her asshole 'husband' is surely going to invoke.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:06 AM

16. Yet Acosta's coverup for Epstein was ok with Trump.

Yet Acosta's coverup for Epstein was ok with Trump.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:08 AM

17. Trump Hotels Offering Epstein's Trafficked Children?

There is much more to the Epstein story. The law enforcement community is well-aware of the organized crime/sex trafficking link. Given Trump’s recently scheduled “caddy girl” event with strippers at his Doral golf club in Florida, the former Trump “models” rumors of trafficking, and Trump’s beauty beauty pageants, Trump’s long association with Epstein deserves closer scrutiny. Trump has bragged about being a sexual predator...

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Response to dlk (Reply #17)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:41 AM

24. Trump's "Modelling" Agency Did Not Close Until April of 2017

Pictures of some of the "models" look like 12 and 13 year old children.

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Response to Indykatie (Reply #24)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 04:12 PM

56. A long time ago, when the perps were much younger but never really satisfactorily "solved"

The murder of JonBenet Ramsay, a 6-year-old beauty pageant kid who looked the part of a glamour teen. Perhaps a kidnapping for sex trafficking gone wrong but needing strong chaotic cover-up threads???

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Response to Backseat Driver (Reply #56)

Sat Jul 13, 2019, 08:49 AM

68. Interestingly enough,

a man who photographed JonBenet - a professional photographer - was arrested on kiddie porn charges.

A 66-year-old Oregon photographer known for taking images of JonBenet Ramsey in the months before her 1996 murder has been arrested on child pornography charges, reports KEPR.

Police in Springfield said Randall Simons downloaded images using the WiFi of an A&W restaurant near his home, per the Register-Guard. The arrest is getting attention because Simons famously was hired by the Ramsey family in June 1996 to take photos of the 6-year-old beauty pageant contestant. She was killed in December.

After her death, Simons came under fire for selling a portfolio of “glamour” JonBenet images.


https://wgntv.com/2019/07/12/disturbing-charges-against-a-jonbenet-photographer/

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Response to dlk (Reply #17)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:25 PM

33. An event like that wouldn't happen unless it was regular event.

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Response to dlk (Reply #17)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 04:29 PM

59. Trump concentration camps as a source for trafficked children?

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #59)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 05:14 PM

62. And slave labor: Jack Abrahamoff's Pizzella,Asst Sec'y Labor, Trump's Acosta replacement..

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:19 AM

20. I wonder if he was recruiting in France

You know all the scum with money gather for global sports events to organize anything but sports.

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Response to malaise (Reply #20)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 01:35 PM

44. One of his contacts was the owner of a french model agency.

Jean Luc Brunel-known for trafficking.

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Response to 58Sunliner (Reply #44)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 02:12 PM

48. Tres interesting

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:19 AM

21. "He dropped the ball on this case"

Nuh-uh. It went exactly as he (they) wanted.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:39 AM

23. But on another forum, rethuglicans are only talking about the Clinton connection

It's laughable because I know the Trump fans are nervous, so they try and deflect to Clinton and his 26 trips on Epstein's plane.

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Response to Catherine Vincent (Reply #23)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 01:48 PM

46. But the legal establishment is talking about everyone involved in the sick web.

The right looks so stupid when their arguments devolve into an invocation of Bill or Hillary Clinton.

So while the right has its deep state circle jerk in their bubble, the wheels of justice are turning whether they acknowledge it or not.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:42 AM

25. Epstein's business model was blackmail and Trump and Russia used this blackmail operation to ...

... get leverage over people. At least that is what I now think. Epstein would bring in powerful
and rich men and then get videos of them having sex w/underage girls and maybe boys too.

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Response to Botany (Reply #25)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 04:32 PM

60. We've been witnessing this mysterious obedience of every member of the Repervert Party to Trump.

Scratching our heads, wondering why they are all destroying themselves to obey him.

Maybe now we know.

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #60)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 05:29 PM

63. huh...and here I was just assuming the Russians have all manner of kompromat on a bunch of them

(probably many through illicit funds channeled through the NRA); but hell, of course fuckface would want leverage like that, and is probably all too familiar with the technique of gaining leverage through compromising or embarrassing information about someone.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:54 AM

28. K&R

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:56 AM

29. Trump North Korea?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:01 PM

30. Visa fraud investigation, shooting death of Berenton Whisenton on a south Florida beach

I used to wonder whether it was Russians he was investigating in his new role in January 2017.
Eventually they claimed it was suicide on that beach 30 minutes from West Palm, but we’ve seen how corruption runs unchecked in the Epstein case.
Maybe importing more like Melanie — “young models” from abroad?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:04 PM

31. Wonder if Trump or someone in his family knew?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:26 PM

34. Trump is America's version of Saddam Hussein although Saddam was much smarter than our Dotard.

From elaborate, gaudy palaces to his corrupt and immoral kids, Trump and Saddam Hussein are the same person. Saddam lied and distracted the world to stay in power all while raping the treasury. Our Saddam aka Donald Trump is Saddam’s American doppelganger.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 01:10 PM

40. Cheers for Julie K. Brown and many journalists like her. . . . nt

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 01:18 PM

41. I've got a feeling that much of what was redacted

from the Mueller report was about Epstein.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #41)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 02:55 PM

53. Oh, man

THAT's a thought

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 01:28 PM

42. Major league pimp for the priviledged

I'm guessing he was blackmailing all his clients.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 01:33 PM

43. Here's to the Free Press

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 01:38 PM

45. Not surprising, as often as he travels.

If only we could nail Acosta.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 02:28 PM

49. I would like to think

Interpol is also investigating this and other crimes related to dump.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 02:45 PM

50. Britain's Prince Andrew is closely associated with Epstein

Not these current charges, but it is known he attended sex parties comprised of minors.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 02:50 PM

51. The safe full of compromising photos and videos

The Trump stuff specifically. My tinfoil hat says that Barr’s on a mission to find and squash that stuff before it becomes public.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 02:55 PM

52. When US Attorney Berman, SDNY

gave the presser the other day, conspicuously absent were any questions as to foreign intelligence help. Almost like the questions were pre-screened and they were told to leave the subject alone for now. But with the perp living mostly outside the US and with billions at his disposal, it was an obvious area of concern.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 03:18 PM

55. Wondering now if this is why Pence had to fly back to DC so suddenly the other day.

Something really big about to go down?

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 04:25 PM

57. "big people who, if they weren't involved in the operation, they knew about the operation"

Ruh-roh.

Looks like a lot of heads will roll.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 04:59 PM

61. So pizza-gate was true all the time but, just in bazaro world.

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Response to kpete (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 10:21 PM

66. whos runs the FBI?...will this info ever come to light?

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