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Thu Apr 8, 2021, 11:51 AM

Florida Elections Commission general counsel arrested on child porn charges

Source: Tallahassee Democrat

The general counsel for the Florida Elections Commission was arrested Wednesday on charges of possession of child pornography, according to court records.

Eric M. Lipman, 59, was charged with 11 counts of the crime. He was taken to the Leon County Detention Facility.

Tim Vaccaro, executive director of the Elections Commission, confirmed Lipman's arrest in an email to the Tallahassee Democrat.

"The commission is fully cooperating with law enforcement’s investigation," Vaccaro said. "The employee has been placed on administrative leave pending further information.


Read more: https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/local/2021/04/08/tallahassee-man-arrested-child-porn-charges-florida-election-commission-lawyer-attorney/7137060002/

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Reply Florida Elections Commission general counsel arrested on child porn charges (Original post)
brooklynite Thursday OP
soothsayer Thursday #1
dianaredwing Thursday #38
PJMcK Thursday #62
Grimelle Thursday #66
joetheman Thursday #59
James48 Thursday #2
multigraincracker Thursday #3
DENVERPOPS Thursday #21
wnylib Thursday #33
DENVERPOPS Thursday #42
wnylib Thursday #52
Rebl2 Thursday #63
calimary Thursday #27
IrishAfricanAmerican Thursday #4
aggiesal Thursday #14
SledDriver Thursday #15
Upthevibe Thursday #22
IrishAfricanAmerican Thursday #24
DENVERPOPS Thursday #26
erronis Thursday #29
DENVERPOPS Thursday #34
KPN Thursday #46
Sanity Claws Thursday #5
wnylib Thursday #35
LiberalFighter Thursday #6
Marcuse Thursday #7
pandr32 Thursday #11
iscooterliberally Thursday #36
DENVERPOPS Thursday #43
IthinkThereforeIAM Thursday #67
oldsoftie Thursday #8
Denvermosaic Thursday #9
Evolve Dammit Thursday #10
Midnight Writer Thursday #16
Evolve Dammit Thursday #44
FakeNoose Thursday #41
Evolve Dammit Thursday #48
KS Toronado Thursday #12
obamanut2012 Thursday #13
Martin68 Thursday #17
George II Thursday #18
IrishAfricanAmerican Thursday #19
Grammy23 Thursday #20
erronis Thursday #31
DENVERPOPS Thursday #47
Upthevibe Thursday #58
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Upthevibe Thursday #65
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wnylib Thursday #37
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wnylib Thursday #56
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George II Thursday #25
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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 11:54 AM

1. Hoo boy. Florida is a mess

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Response to soothsayer (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:23 PM

38. Where do they find these people?

Are they native grown or spawn of snowbirds? Dave Barry could tell us.

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Response to dianaredwing (Reply #38)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 04:36 PM

62. Florida

Ask Dave Berry.

Or Carl Hiaasen.

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Response to dianaredwing (Reply #38)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 05:23 PM

66. There must something on the water over there

They are all pervs

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Response to soothsayer (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 04:06 PM

59. No wonder they MAGAts were so all in on child porn when HRC war running. It was a huge diversion

and their projection. FL is a cesspool. A lot of nasty-minded, hateful people with too much money and power over others. I have relatives there. They don't have much money...more like working poor. But they are nasty-minded and hateful of others. Solid Trumpians.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 11:55 AM

2. Let me guess-

Is he a Republican?

Appointed by a Republican?

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Response to James48 (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 11:59 AM

3. Found this on voterrecods . com


Eric M Lipman's Florida Voter Registration
Tallahassee, Florida
Eric M Lipman (age 59) is listed at 4385 Benchmark Trce Tallahassee, Fl 32317 and is affiliated with the Republican Party. He is a white, non hispanic male registered to vote in Leon County, Florida.

Part of the Cabol?

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Response to James48 (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:40 PM

21. AND

did they find him operating out of the basement of some pizzeria down there???????????

For some reason, many of those being discovered for sexual perversion and weirdness, in both the past and present, seems to be predominately RepubliCONs....

I think we have only seen the tip of the iceberg on this shit...........why in the world, they ever release these peds back into society is beyond me.....There is no cure, no rehabilitation. They should lock them away for life.........

I would love to send what's her name, (Ghislaine??) down to gitmo for some "intense" interrogation on naming names.......
Her lifetime deviate sex mate, once the truth was revealed about him, didn't last long. You have to know that a huge number of influential men and Politicians had him snuffed...........

Heidi Fleiss? never revealed her black book. I'm sure she used it as insurance, telling someone that she gave it to, that if she was killed they should send it to the New York Times...........

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #21)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:11 PM

33. I wonder if investigations of these pedophiles

would lead us to the missing children who were kidnapped from their parents by ICE at the southern border.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #33)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:34 PM

42. I literally hate to even think

where those thousands of children ended up. And the fact that the RepubliCONs kept absolutely no paperwork what so ever, points directly to your suspicions, or may I say, far worse........

My favorite revenge fantasy is that these assholes are all exposed, they are convicted and sent to a real prison. Not a camp cupcake with protective custody, but a regular prison, and put into the general population.........

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #42)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 03:10 PM

52. I think that some border agents or their supervisors

need to be investigated for possible connections to pedophile rings or known GQP pedophiles. Also for connections to black market adoptions.

I have become involved with some immigrant rights people and will try to push for such investigstions, but don't know how how much they can do. We need to get some political backing for looking into this.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #33)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 04:55 PM

63. I have

wondered about this too. Where are those children that ICE kidnapped. Who were they turned over to.

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Response to James48 (Reply #2)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:55 PM

27. A friend of Joel Greenberg & Matt Gaetz?

Because Florida.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 11:59 AM

4. GOP... Grand Old Projectionists

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Response to IrishAfricanAmerican (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:59 PM

14. That's a new one. GOP ...

Greedy One Percent
Greed Over People

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Response to IrishAfricanAmerican (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:02 PM

15. GOP... Greedy Old Pedophiles

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Response to IrishAfricanAmerican (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:41 PM

22. IrishAfricanAmerican....

That's a good description:

Grand Old Projectionists- Good Lord!!!

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Response to Upthevibe (Reply #22)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:44 PM

24. 👍🏼

They're just following the lead of their fuhrer...



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Response to IrishAfricanAmerican (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:50 PM

26. Anything a Republican spews

from their mouth is:

#1) a flagrant lie

#2) pure hypocrisy

#3) 180 degrees from the truth or reality.

It's that simple..........

AND 70 million voters don't even begin to realize that............

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #26)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:05 PM

29. I'm guessing one-half of those 70M realize that these are pure lies. But they're happy with "owning

the libs" - to their own disaster.

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Response to erronis (Reply #29)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:14 PM

34. A number of rich and uber rich people I know

Openly laugh about the fact that they know the RepubliCONs are thoroughly corrupt and totally despicable,

but in the same breath, they state that they will still vote and donate to RepubliCONs as long as that party keeps sending more and more money their way, either thru tax cuts, or cutting regulations that pave the way for increasing their money......

They could give a rats ass about fucking the "common" people.........

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Response to IrishAfricanAmerican (Reply #4)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:41 PM

46. Exactly! Mind-boggling how accurate that

simple phrase is. Everything they accuse anyone of is exactly what they themselves are doing. And it worked as a diversionary tactic for quite some time — like a decade or so — but America is becoming “woke” to their duplicity.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:01 PM

5. Porn but not trafficking

Apparently part of a different cabal than the one with Gaetz and Greenberg.

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Response to Sanity Claws (Reply #5)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:17 PM

35. Or maybe related. Traffickers can produce porn.

Having connections with porn producers can give access to porn.

Not saying that's what is happening in this case. I'm only saying that it's possible for sex traffickers, porn producers, and porn consumers to have connections with each other.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:04 PM

6. He is registered in Florida with the Republican Party on 6/17/1998.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:27 PM

7. Q says it's just an isolated incident unrelated to any conspiracy, pizza or George Soros.

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Response to Marcuse (Reply #7)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:35 PM

11. Yes, another outlier.

He'll join all the others that are "unrelated to any conspiracy, pizza or George Soros" and not a Democrat.

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Response to Marcuse (Reply #7)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:18 PM

36. I guess 'Q' is really 'R'. n/t

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Response to iscooterliberally (Reply #36)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:39 PM

43. My guess is

that it is Cheney and Rumsfeld, sitting in a small room, making this ludicrous shit up and spewing it to their followers.
Both absolutely having the time of their lives, seeing how far fetched a story they can make up, without their followers questioning word one.......

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #43)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 05:56 PM

67. And/Or, Steve Bannon...


... feeding the, "posters", the crap to spew. Bannon is all about turning government into chaos, "destroy the administrative state".

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:27 PM

8. Well, Trumpers, here's another child porn arrest that you've BEEN predicting!

Just not WHO you thought it would be!

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:33 PM

9. Let's see what kind of family values bs this perv gonna pull.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:33 PM

10. What is it with these sick bastards? Overwhemingly Repukes. Lock 'em up.

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Response to Evolve Dammit (Reply #10)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:10 PM

16. Authoritarian types are aroused by power relationships, and pedophilia is a power trip to them.

In other words, they like to prey on the helpless.

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Response to Midnight Writer (Reply #16)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:39 PM

44. How does the power translate to predation and/or arousal. Elections board???

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Response to Evolve Dammit (Reply #10)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:32 PM

41. This guy is also a volunteer in their local Soccer League

... that enrolls boys and girls 4 to 17. Before working in the Florida Elections Commission this guy was legal counsel at FL Dept. of Children and Families. Do you see a pattern here?

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #41)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:42 PM

48. Yeah I see a pattern. JHC. What part of the human brain finds this predation uncontrollable?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:40 PM

12. Wonder if Lipman & Gaetz are running around buddies?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 12:43 PM

13. Wonder if Greenberg is just rolling on everyone about anything

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:16 PM

17. No! Don't tell me a Republican election official is corrupt and morally degraded!

Who'da thunk it?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:24 PM

18. Check the contacts in his cell phone. I'll bet Matt Gaetz is there.

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Response to George II (Reply #18)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:30 PM

19. Without a doubt.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:31 PM

20. So let me get this straight.

He is an attorney working as general counsel for the FL Elections Commission. He is 59 years old so not a naive school boy.

So why is a guy like him in possession of child porn?? Does he not understand by his education ALONE that it is risky to possess such things?? Is he not smart enough to avoid accumulating such items whether in digital format or print materials?

I suppose he can claim his addiction to such materials overwhelmed what even common sense would tell you to do. But geeze, Louise. If this guy gets convicted, his life as he knows it is over. So there’s that.....maybe he’ll get some counseling after he is behind bars. But truthfully, I doubt that’ll happen. And he’ll find a whole bunch of his inmates want to meet him. 😳

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #20)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:08 PM

31. Maybe his god told him it was OK. Or that he is now finding beJesus. Or trumpf will resurrect and

pardon him. Or he's just a brain fart inside a skull.

Repuglicons do attract the best!!!

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #20)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:42 PM

47. He will say

that Hunter Biden planted it on his computer...........and some Republican appointed judge will agree and dismiss charges.......

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #20)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 04:00 PM

58. Grammy23....

Why do ANY of these guys do this!!!????

Intelligence/IQ seems to have nothing to do with it. I mean Anthony Weiner sending d**k pictures having already gotten caught doing it and then he goes and does it again!?!?

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Response to Upthevibe (Reply #58)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 04:33 PM

61. Which is why I think they could make the argument


that it’s an addiction or compulsion. Anyone who has struggled with addiction will tell you how difficult it is to fight it.

However, knowing what’s at stake, one might think they’d do anything to try to control the urge. I don’t have that kind of issue, so I honestly don’t know. Maybe a qualified professional could weigh in on this. If the addiction is established in your young, formative years, is it possible to overcome it?? Or are you doomed to have the addiction. Perhaps learning to not act on it might prove more successful??

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #61)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 05:23 PM

65. Grammy23

I think I get what you're saying. 

It's such a complicated issue: Is Pedophilia an addiction, a compulsion, a disease? And it's so taboo that I don't know if a lot of studies have been done (from a clinician's perspective) but I very well may be wrong..... I really don't know.
 
If it were classified under the realm of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), there's medication that has been somewhat effective for some conditions:

Clomipramine (Anafranil), Fluoxetine (Prozac), Paroxetine, Paxil, Pexeva, Sertraline (Zoloft).

However pedophiles are seemingly an entire different breed....

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Response to Upthevibe (Reply #58)

Fri Apr 9, 2021, 12:19 AM

69. Republicans are sociopaths

That's why this shit happens.

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Response to Grammy23 (Reply #20)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 04:16 PM

60. And he apparently lives with his parents (or they live with him)

At the address above, there are five people with the same surname. Two are in their 80s, two in their 20s, and Eric is 59. No woman his age in the household.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:42 PM

23. Wonder if "Q" members realize they've been looking at the wrong party.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #23)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:22 PM

37. Redirection. Get their followers to focus

on the other party so they don't notice what their own party is doing.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #37)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:46 PM

50. Precisely

The republiCONs for decades have been using this technique of creating a diversion.
When they are doing something or about to do something they accuse the Dems of doing it.
The Dems are constantly on the defense, with no time for getting anything done.

The RepubliCONs have been successful at this forever, and the Dems still fall for it every single time......

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #50)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 03:15 PM

54. So in the future, we might try a different response.

Instead of going on the defensive, we should turn the tables and ask, "So is that what you're doing now? You always accuse us of your own crimes." When they try to question or dispute that, throw every instance back at them.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #54)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 03:18 PM

55. That is exactly what Hillary did in her campaign.

They would throw out a lie and she had a crew that worked all night making an ad to call them on their bullshit the next morning.

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Response to DENVERPOPS (Reply #55)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 03:27 PM

56. But don't just call them on their bs.

Accuse them. They say that Dems run a pedophile ring. Ask, "Where do you keep your sex slaves, since you always project your crimes onto others?"

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Response to wnylib (Reply #56)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 04:59 PM

64. If the Dems turned the tables on them and accused them of the same

... the Repukes would simply take it as silent agreement that we really ARE guilty of their stupid accusations. Because that's exactly what THEY do, so they assume everybody else does it.

I'm becoming convinced that their (Repukes') behavior is just one more sign of mental illness. It cannot be explained by rational actions or reasonable thinking of any kind.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 01:48 PM

25. This, and Gaetz' sidekick Greenberg is pleading guilty. Not looking good for Gaetz.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:02 PM

28. Already on Twitter:

If Republicans genuinely cared about protecting children’s bodies, they would leave Trans kids alone and stop electing pedophiles.



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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:08 PM

30. Keep checking that computer

We KNOW there is many more of them

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:10 PM

32. I'm beginning to think QANON was right about everything

EXCEPT they got political party involved wrong.

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Response to wcollar (Reply #32)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:24 PM

39. Deliberate redirection to hide what they are doing?

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:26 PM

40. Anyone else think it is more than an accident that Ghislaine Maxwell released her 'what she knew

And when she knew it’ informant info last week and Matt and Greenberg and now this guy are
Going down? Someone should warn the others......

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/mar/29/ghislaine-maxwell-new-charges-jeffrey-epstein?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:40 PM

45. Florida Ocean level is on the rise , Florida republican's drowning in the scum they created

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:45 PM

49. We need to compile a list of all the Republicans accused of pedophilia

And molesting/having sex with/soliciting minors (since pedophilia technically involves pre-pubescent children.

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 02:58 PM

51. I sometimes wonder why the rest of the US puts up with FL.

But then, I remember there are good people there, as well...and other states can be just as bad, sometimes.

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Response to BobTheSubgenius (Reply #51)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 06:16 PM

68. GQP RETIREMENT HOME .

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 03:11 PM

53. GOP Gross Old Perverts nt

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Response to brooklynite (Original post)

Thu Apr 8, 2021, 03:48 PM

57. Is he affiliated with Greasy Gaetz?

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