Just days after getting arrested in a child sex sting, Robert Kingsolver is a long way from his beloved job at Walt Disney World. Kingsolver, 49, is one of at least 35 Disney employees arrested since 2006 and accused of sex crimes involving children, trying to meet a minor for sex, or for possession of child pornography. Five Universal Studios employees and two employees from SeaWorld have also been arrested. None of the cases involved children or teenagers visiting the parks.
Oligarchy has no public face...This is the sound it makes: "You are all so stupid you don't know the difference between social rights and civic rights so let gays marry and soldier, but we reserve the power to arrest any gender without warrant and detain you without trial. Sure, freedom of speech, speak all you like, but we have the freedom to listen in...If we decide you need to die, we've staked out that right, too, the right to kill you, without trial, without proof, anywhere in the world." read more
Abby Olheiser, The Wire: The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis' Archbishop John Nienstedt is well-known for his outspoken statements against gay people and marriage equality. And now, the Catholic leader is under investigation by a law firm hired by the Archdiocese, based on "multiple allegations" that Nienstedt had relations with multiple men, including priests and seminarians. The story was first reported by the Catholic magazine Commonweal. read more
The Obama administration is clamping down on a technique that government officials have long used to join in public discussions of well-known but technically still-secret information: citing news reports based on unauthorized disclosures. A new pre-publication review policy for the Office of Director of National Intelligence says the agency's current and former employees and contractors may not cite news reports based on leaks in their speeches, opinion articles, books, term papers or other unofficial writings. read more
Former Illinois State Rep. Keith Farnham was charged Monday with using both personal and state-owned computers to trade hundreds of images and videos depicting child pornography and engage in graphic online chats in which he allegedly bragged about sexually molesting a 6-year-old girl. "12 is about as old as i can handle," Farnham allegedly said in one online chat in November, according to the charges. "i love them at 6 7 8."