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Re: Stormy Daniels

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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Rob Lister » Mon May 07, 2018 10:32 am

Anaxagoras wrote:So she's a classy porn star because she doesn't do anal. :wink:


She does do anal. It took only 15 seconds of research to find a clip.
NSFW:
https://tinyurl.com/ydxx4e3y

Maybe she just forgot.

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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Anaxagoras » Mon May 07, 2018 11:38 am

Rob Lister wrote:
Anaxagoras wrote:So she's a classy porn star because she doesn't do anal. :wink:


She does do anal. It took only 15 seconds of research to find a clip.
NSFW:
https://tinyurl.com/ydxx4e3y

Maybe she just forgot.


I guess I'll have to take your word on that for now, but I may check later (for skepticism's sake of course!).

I would think that refusing to do anal might limit a porn star's opportunities and earning potential, but I'm not well versed on the economics of that business.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby gnome » Mon May 07, 2018 11:51 am

She means she quit doing that. Present tense, see?

Last month.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Mon May 07, 2018 2:26 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:So she's a classy porn star because ...


Everything and everyone The Don does is classy.

Just ask him.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Anaxagoras » Wed May 09, 2018 3:32 am

Firm Tied to Russian Oligarch Made Payments to Michael Cohen

A shell company that Michael D. Cohen used to pay hush money to a pornographic film actress received payments totaling more than $1 million from an American company linked to a Russian oligarch and several corporations with business before the Trump administration, according to documents and interviews.

Financial records reviewed by The New York Times show that Mr. Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer and longtime fixer, used the shell company, Essential Consultants L.L.C., for an array of business activities that went far beyond what was publicly known. Transactions adding up to at least $4.4 million flowed through Essential Consultants starting shortly before Mr. Trump was elected president and continuing to this January, the records show.

Among the previously unreported transactions were payments last year of about $500,000 from Columbus Nova, an investment firm in New York whose biggest client is a company controlled by Viktor Vekselberg, the Russian oligarch. A lawyer for Columbus Nova, in a statement on Tuesday, described the money as a consulting fee that had nothing to do with Mr. Vekselberg.

Other transactions described in the financial records include hundreds of thousands of dollars Mr. Cohen received from Fortune 500 firms with business before the Trump administration, as well as smaller amounts he paid for luxury expenses like a Mercedes-Benz and private club dues.

References to the transactions first appeared in a document posted to Twitter on Tuesday by Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stephanie Clifford, the adult film star who was paid $130,000 by Essential Consultants to keep quiet about an alleged affair with Mr. Trump. The lawyer’s seven-page document, titled “Preliminary Report of Findings,” does not explain the source of his information but describes in detail dates, dollar amounts and parties involved in various dealings by Mr. Cohen and his company. Most of the transactions involved two banks: First Republic Bank and City National Bank.


"Consulting".

BTW, anyone need any consulting? I'd be more than happy to "consult" for a six-figure fee. I often wonder what exactly is the value that "consultants" provide. I'm sure that some of them are legit, because they can offer expert advice on some issues. Still, I wonder sometimes. Our company has had consultants, but I've never personally seen what exactly we got out of the deal. The president though seems to like them. He has some (IMO) unrealistic goals for the company.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Grammatron » Wed May 09, 2018 3:52 am

What a weak article.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Skeeve » Wed May 09, 2018 11:44 am

Rob Lister wrote:It strikes me that at some point Stormy is going to be required to describe Trump's penis. His approval rating will rise or fall on that.


That so reminds me of a scene from Porky's....

Probably most likely
Then Skank Of America could start in...

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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Anaxagoras » Thu May 10, 2018 8:58 am

This is probably not illegal (not that I'm a lawyer), but definitely "swampy".

Trump’s lawyer pitched himself as a fixer to Novartis and got paid $1.2 million

Of course, a lot of people in Washington who "know people" in high places find a way to monetize their proximity to power. :freedom:
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Pyrrho » Thu May 10, 2018 11:01 am

Surprised he's not listed as an investigator on clinical studies.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Anaxagoras » Thu May 10, 2018 12:01 pm

OK, this next one is at this point just a conspiracy theory, but it's a plausible one:

Here’s a Theory About That $1.6 Million Payout From a GOP Official to a Playboy Model

It's pretty long but it's well argued in my opinion. The short version is this: Donald Trump, not Eliott Broidy had an affair with a Playboy Model (a different one), impregnated her, which she terminated, and paid $1.6 million through Cohen and the same lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels and the other Playboy Bunny. The larger figure is presumably because of the abortion, which his base might actually care about.

He goes through a list of reasons why this hypothesis makes more sense than the story being reported. I'll just quote the bit that seems strongest to me:


Broidy’s Actions Don’t Add Up

Broidy’s behavior following the raid is simply inexplicable. The current assumption is that Broidy knew that his payments to Bechard (through the LLC) would eventually become public, given that they were now in the possession of the Feds. But in fact, it was far from certain that they would. Cohen’s lawyers and Trump’s lawyers were fighting to keep Cohen’s attorney-client communications confidential, and it is quite possible that Broidy’s payments would never come to light. And even if they did, he could surely deny to the press that they were his. Broidy claims to have paid $1.6 million to keep his affair with Bechard quiet. Why throw away that entire investment at the first sign that this secret might eventually be exposed? By reacting in the manner he did, Broidy ensured that what was still at the time only a worst-case scenario became an immediate certainty, as opposed to remaining a down-the-line possibility.


Why would he pay so much money to keep this thing quiet and then simply admit to it when asked by a reporter?
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Grammatron » Thu May 10, 2018 7:03 pm

Who gives a fuck?
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Anaxagoras » Thu May 10, 2018 11:11 pm

A lot of people, evidently.

Because he's the president.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Grammatron » Thu May 10, 2018 11:38 pm

Anaxagoras wrote:A lot of people, evidently.

Because he's the president.


That's infinitely broad, but ok.

To expend upon my rhetorical question, Trump supporters don't care and no laws were broken. Meanwhile Stormy Daniels is so distraught by this public attention that she is appearing on SNL.

What's the goal, to show Trump as an adulterer or a womanizer? I don't think either is a secret.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Anaxagoras » Fri May 11, 2018 12:27 am

I agree that this is unlikely to have any impact on Trump supporters. As someone once said, he could shoot a person in the middle of 5th Avenue and not lose his core supporters.

This is speculation of course, but what if we found out that he encouraged this woman to end her pregnancy? That seems like something that evangelicals would care about.

From another angle, what if we were to find out that this guy gave what amounts to a $1.6 million dollar bribe to Trump, as well as being a fall guy for his affair, which is a sort of favor that if you were to put a price on it, doesn't seem like it would come cheap?
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Pyrrho » Fri May 11, 2018 12:37 am

He could be Satan himself and they wouldn't care.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Fri May 11, 2018 12:37 am

Anaxagoras wrote:This is speculation of course, but what if we found out that he encouraged this woman to end her pregnancy? That seems like something that evangelicals would care about.


That is the one thing that might get those guys past the "at least he's not Hillary" barrier, but I wouldn't count on it.
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Pyrrho » Fri May 11, 2018 12:42 am

If Trump was a Democrat, Stormy Daniels would be regarded as a woman of impeccable virtue.
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Postby Abdul Alhazred » Fri May 11, 2018 12:52 am

Pyrrho wrote:If Trump was a Democrat, Stormy Daniels would be regarded as a woman of impeccable virtue.


Because she's better looking than Monica or something? :?
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Re: Stormy Daniels

Postby Pyrrho » Fri May 11, 2018 12:59 am

Dude. I'm just throwing shitpoasts out there. Nothing makes any sense anymore.
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