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Just saying then and now women will go to events hoping to get laid by "stars", "celebrities", etc. How many did it willingly and are now claiming rape, sexual assault, etc, when Savile isn't around to defend himself? Allegations are two a penny as we've seen with both Savile and Weinstein and many more. How much proof of such allegations there are we won't know until someone comes to trial. Savile we will never know, the police say there's evidence, but it will never be released since he can't be tried. Weinstein and others, well maybe, but so far as I can see at the moment it's a case of "he said, she said" with no physical evidence of said allegations.
Do Holocaust deniers make similar arguments?

Jimmy Savile abuse reports: At-a-glance
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Old 14.02.2018, 10:48
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And the circle is complete.

Oxfam trustee who made 'full and unqualified apology' to Britain and Haiti was given £670,000 pay-off by BBC over Jimmy Savile cover-up row
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Not sure if the blogger Anna Raccoon, who when she appeared in the news last year (Terminally ill woman campaigning to stop people suing the NHS) was reported to have a double first in law, could be described as a conspiracy theorist or equated to a Holocaust denier. She attended the approved school (Duncroft) attended by the women who made the allegations in the ITV "Exposure" programme which sparked the scandal and avalanche of further claims and had serious doubts about their stories, producing many posts on the subject, e.g. Past Lives and Present Misgivings – Part Four She also scrutinised and wrote several times about the reports of Jimmy Savile's alleged abuse at hospitals and children's homes, e.g. Abuse of NHS Resources -The Yewtree Allegations (continued), Mortuary Mendacity – The Yewtree Allegations (continued!), The Buried Truth? – More Savile allegations

Another blogger, Moor Larkin, has written on the subject in huge detail for several years, e.g. Seeing the Believers, Deceit, "Exposition" blogposts examining ITV's "Exposure" documentary
https://twitter.com/moor_facts

Another non-believer: http://rabbitaway.blogspot.com/, https://twitter.com/rabbitaway

Besides the ex approved school women, another source of allegations about Jimmy Savile in the ITV exposť was a self-confessed conman.

"I am going straight now, says Wilfred De’Ath, but I have a sweet nostalgia for the many years when I lived in the grand hotels of England and France without ever paying a bill... I got caught a couple of times, as I have explained, and served a couple of four-month sentences, two months in real terms, but what is that against the literally hundreds of months I spent living in luxury for nothing?"
https://www.thecaterer.com/articles/...tomer-or-thief

Anna Raccoon (and Moor Larkin in the "Deceit" link above) wrote about him too. https://annaraccoon.com/2013/03/26/w...ical-old-goat/

If the original allegations about Jimmy Savile were unreliable, how reliable does that make all the people who said "me too"? Though I had no particular regard for Jimmy Savile and thought ITV's "Exposure" documentary must be true when it emerged (assuming that standards of TV journalism were high and that the journalists had done their homework, in spite of knowing from personal experience that the BBC allowed itself to be taken in for a while by a certain entity discussed on this forum), I honestly believe now that it was built on sand.

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I read this morning that the Brendan Cox allegations have been hurriedly taken down from the Mail website as they have turned out to be untrue. M’Learned Friends are involved, no doubt we’ll see a retraction in due course. It’s standard Mail practice to put said retraction on something like page 74 under an ad for pile ointment.
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Brendan Cox: Husband of murdered MP Jo quits charities amid harassment claims

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Oh.

Great Ormond Street may retain cash from scandal-hit fundraiser
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Same ol', same ol'.
Great indignation, then quietly backing out.

Shakespear has not crossed my mind as often as the past year or two
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Same ol', same ol'.
Great indignation, then quietly backing out.

Shakespear has not crossed my mind as often as the past year or two
As I mentioned earlier in the thread, I suspected they would indeed accept the money in the end.

To be fair, they'd probably come under fire whatever they did. Accept it and look like hypocrites or chuck the donations back at the 'slebs and stand accused of giving into "leftie pressure and allowing the poor wickle childwen to have under-funded medical care - it's all the liberals' fault" or however the screaming tabloids would chop it for clickbait.
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I'm glad they decided to accept the money.

They need this 'slightly dubious' money to fund healthcare for sick children.

After all, it's not exactly Nazi gold, is it?
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As I mentioned earlier in the thread, I suspected they would indeed accept the money in the end.

To be fair, they'd probably come under fire whatever they did. Accept it and look like hypocrites or chuck the donations back at the 'slebs and stand accused of giving into "leftie pressure and allowing the poor wickle childwen to have under-funded medical care - it's all the liberals' fault" or however the screaming tabloids would chop it for clickbait.
I'm sure you're right but whether or not coming under fire is bad decision guidance.

Having been under fire numerous times in life and counting is the only reason I don't have a heart attack when I meet the mirror in the mornings.
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I'm sure you're right but whether or not coming under fire is bad decision guidance.

Having been under fire numerous times in life and counting is the only reason I don't have a heart attack when I meet the mirror in the mornings.
What I meant was that they would come under fire whatever they decided.

Damned if they did, damned if they didn't.
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Not everyone at the event was a lecherous old man unless now people are guilty by association just by attending the event and donating large sums to good causes.

If that's the case then everyone who has donated to Oxfam is guilty of funding rape (which obviously isn't the case).
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If that's the case then everyone who has donated to Oxfam is guilty of funding rape (which obviously isn't the case).
So how much did you donate?
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So how much did you donate?
Eh?
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Geoffrey Rush has launched a defamation case against an Australian newspaper and the matter is currently being heard in court. A former child actress whose allegations brought down Australian TV actor Robert Hughes, currently serving a 10-year jail sentence, is apparently involved.

Actress Sarah Monahan told newspaper of Geoffrey Rush allegations: documents

"Allegations that actor Geoffrey Rush "inappropriately" touched a female colleague during a theatre production were brought to light by actress Sarah Monahan, according to court documents.

Rush is suing The Daily Telegraph's publisher Nationwide News and journalist Jonathon Moran after two stories and a newsagent poster published in late 2017 detailed allegations he had behaved "inappropriately" while appearing in the Sydney Theatre Company's production of King Lear. ...

Rush launched defamation proceedings in the Federal Court in December, saying the articles portrayed him as a "pervert" and "sexual predator" and carried the imputation he had engaged in "scandalously inappropriate behaviour" and "inappropriate behaviour of a sexual nature" in the theatre. ...

Documents tendered by the Telegraph to the Federal Court reveal Sarah Monahan told the newspaper "that a complaint had been made to the Sydney Theatre Company by [the woman] in substance that [Rush] had touched her genitals during the production of King Lear without her consent"."


Sarah Monahan attended the Heal for Life retreat (Retreat for abuse victims 'cult-like') run by former casting agent Liz Mullinar, who has made Satanic ritual child sex abuse claims and said There are more paedophile celebrities (background notes). Robert Hughes' wife, who stood by him throughout his trial, was also a casting agent (Celebrity agent Robyn Gardiner’s world has collapsed — she is bankrupt and her husband jailed as a paedophile).

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Brutal from the Private Eye:

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Looks like the end of the road for the Weinstein Company.

Weinstein Company to file for bankruptcy

Can't sue a company for sexual abuse if the company doesn't exist.

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Looks like the end of the road for the Weinstein Company.

Weinstein Company to file for bankruptcy

Can't sue a company for sexual abuse if the company doesn't exist.

It wasn't the company that abused the ladies
Ain't it good of him to get the cash ready.
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Oscar bantz.







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Oscar bantz.
You forgot the tedious mileage on the missing apostrophe.
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