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Old November 12 2012, 06:40 PM   #1
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Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

Voice of Sesame Street's 'Elmo' accused of affair with underaged teen: The man who voices beloved children’s character “Elmo” took a leave of absence, after he was accused of having an affair with an underaged boy, Sesame Street officials said today.

Sesame Street has "officials"? Do they work for the highway department?
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Old November 12 2012, 07:10 PM   #2
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

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Voice of Sesame Street's 'Elmo' accused of affair with underaged teen: The man who voices beloved children’s character “Elmo” took a leave of absence, after he was accused of having an affair with an underaged boy, Sesame Street officials said today.

Sesame Street has "officials"? Do they work for the highway department?
Wow.

So, all you lefties happy you saved Sesame Street from the E-vil Mitt Romney?
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Old November 12 2012, 07:16 PM   #3
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

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Voice of Sesame Street's 'Elmo' accused of affair with underaged teen: The man who voices beloved children’s character “Elmo” took a leave of absence, after he was accused of having an affair with an underaged boy, Sesame Street officials said today.

Sesame Street has "officials"? Do they work for the highway department?
Well, that's not good at all.
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Old November 12 2012, 07:35 PM   #4
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

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Voice of Sesame Street's 'Elmo' accused of affair with underaged teen: The man who voices beloved children’s character “Elmo” took a leave of absence, after he was accused of having an affair with an underaged boy, Sesame Street officials said today.

Sesame Street has "officials"? Do they work for the highway department?
Wow.

So, all you lefties happy you saved Sesame Street from the E-vil Mitt Romney?
Well, he's innocent until proven guilty for one. Two, because one person makes a mistake doesn't mean that everyone involved did the same thing. If that was the case, we'd have to shut down the Catholic Church and Penn State Football.
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Old November 12 2012, 07:51 PM   #5
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

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So, all you lefties happy you saved Sesame Street from the E-vil Mitt Romney?
What does that even mean? Electing Romney would somehow make a difference to an allegation that happened seven years ago? Nice job, trying to bring partisan politics into an issue where it's not relevant.

This story reminds me of Jeff Smith, who pretty much disappeared from PBS and everywhere else after his scandal. Unless he can prove that it's all false, Clash is probably history.

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Old November 12 2012, 08:06 PM   #6
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

So far, there's been no evidence to prove it's true at all. However,even if no charges ever get filed, his reputation will still be ruined.
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Old November 12 2012, 08:18 PM   #7
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

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So, all you lefties happy you saved Sesame Street from the E-vil Mitt Romney?


I really hope that's a joke, because otherwise, that's really, really sad.

Sore loser, eh?
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Old November 12 2012, 08:25 PM   #8
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So, all you lefties happy you saved Sesame Street from the E-vil Mitt Romney?
Can you see these "lefties" right now?
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Old November 12 2012, 09:32 PM   #9
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

the G-man wrote: View Post
Voice of Sesame Street's 'Elmo' accused of affair with underaged teen: The man who voices beloved children’s character “Elmo” took a leave of absence, after he was accused of having an affair with an underaged boy, Sesame Street officials said today.

Sesame Street has "officials"? Do they work for the highway department?
I know facts can be a pesky thing when it comes to these stories and the ignorance involved is usually biblical which seems to be the case here.

I just saw this story on the beeb. It turns out the teenager involved was 16/17 when this occured and that the age of consent is 17 in New York where this all occured and the authorities don,t even think sex occured till he was 17

Of course this doesn't even cover the fact that this isn't a case of Pedophilia, but as I said, ignorance is usually biblical in these type of stories.
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Old November 12 2012, 09:41 PM   #10
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

Admiral2 wrote: View Post
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Voice of Sesame Street's 'Elmo' accused of affair with underaged teen: The man who voices beloved children’s character “Elmo” took a leave of absence, after he was accused of having an affair with an underaged boy, Sesame Street officials said today.

Sesame Street has "officials"? Do they work for the highway department?
Wow.

So, all you lefties happy you saved Sesame Street from the E-vil Mitt Romney?
Yes.

Should we ban sport programs because of Penn State?
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Old November 12 2012, 10:05 PM   #11
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

Dimesdan wrote: View Post
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Voice of Sesame Street's 'Elmo' accused of affair with underaged teen: The man who voices beloved children’s character “Elmo” took a leave of absence, after he was accused of having an affair with an underaged boy, Sesame Street officials said today.

Sesame Street has "officials"? Do they work for the highway department?
I know facts can be a pesky thing when it comes to these stories and the ignorance involved is usually biblical which seems to be the case here.

I just saw this story on the beeb. It turns out the teenager involved was 16/17 when this occured and that the age of consent is 17 in New York where this all occured and the authorities don,t even think sex occured till he was 17

Of course this doesn't even cover the fact that this isn't a case of Pedophilia, but as I said, ignorance is usually biblical in these type of stories.
This.

Even if he did sleep with the kid when he was sixteen, I don't see it as that big of a deal. It's legal to sleep with him when he's 17 but it's child molestation at 16?.......with consent at that......bullshit.
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Old November 12 2012, 10:53 PM   #12
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So, all you lefties happy you saved Sesame Street from the E-vil Mitt Romney?
This question probably classifies under about 8 logical fallacies. Don't be a douche.
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Old November 13 2012, 01:18 AM   #13
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

J.T.B. wrote: View Post
Admiral2 wrote: View Post
So, all you lefties happy you saved Sesame Street from the E-vil Mitt Romney?
What does that even mean? Electing Romney would somehow make a difference to an allegation that happened seven years ago? Nice job, trying to bring partisan politics into an issue where it's not relevant.

This story reminds me of Jeff Smith, who pretty much disappeared from PBS and everywhere else after his scandal. Unless he can prove that it's all false, Clash is probably history.

Justin
Same. Yes he (possibly) did a wrong thing, but he's innocent until proven guilty on this.

I remember that one vaguely.
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Old November 13 2012, 09:01 AM   #14
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

Why do people seemingly go out of their way to label everything paedophilia? The kid was 16/17, even if this is below the age of consent in the US it's not paedophilia. May have been wrong of him to enter the relationship with a teenager but it may have actually been entirely legal, given there's no proof one way or the other.
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Old November 13 2012, 09:10 AM   #15
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Re: Brought to you by the letter "p" for "pedophilia"?

The title of this thread should be "'e' for 'ephebophilia'", if one really wants to make this a punchline.
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