Choose your color scheme:
The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers  
 
Go Back   The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic

Off Topic Off Topic - General non-Corvette related discussion.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Share LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 04-18-2017, 04:32pm   #1 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 112,386, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 48,956
Thanks: 8,240
Thanked 16,870 Times in 9,056 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $52000197
Default Sexual Harassment.

the latest from the Bill O'Reilly files:

New Bill O'Reilly Accuser Says He Called Her "Hot Chocolate" and Leered | Hollywood Reporter

Quote:
Another woman is telling Fox News her story of harassment at the hands of O'Reilly, according to attorney Lisa Bloom.
Bill O'Reilly used to leer at an African-American Fox News clerical worker and called her "hot chocolate," according to attorney Lisa Bloom, who helped the woman report the harassment to the network's hotline.

The woman worked for a different broadcaster in 2008 while this was going on, but The O'Reilly Factor host's office was near her desk, the attorney claims.

"He would never talk to her, not even hello, except to grunt at her like a wild boar," Bloom tells The Hollywood Reporter. "He would leer at her. He would always do this when no one else was around and she was scared."

Bloom says she spoke with three witnesses who knew the woman at the time and confirmed she was upset and stressed at the end of each workday. "She’s not asking for any money," says Bloom. "She just wants them to know her story."

At the time, Bloom says the woman valued her job too much to risk speaking up.

"She was afraid if she told him to knock it off she’d get fired," Bloom says. "Now that’s she's aware this is all in the news, she’s decided to phone in a complaint to the Fox News hotline."

Bloom is also representing radio personality Wendy Walsh, who says she was forced out of the network after refusing O'Reilly's advances.

An April 1 New York Times story revealed explosive allegations against O'Reilly, including that during his tenure at the network at least five women have been paid off to keep silent about harassment. In the story, Fox said in a statement that "no current or former Fox News employee ever took advantage of the 21st Century Fox hotline to raise a concern about Bill O’Reilly."

So far at least this woman and Walsh have taken advantage of the line — and, soon, another woman is also expected to call and report harassment by the anchor, according to Bloom.

The allegations against O'Reilly follow a flurry of litigation and press involving women who say they were harassed by and-or retaliated against by ousted-CEO Roger Ailes. Gretchen Carlson was the first to sue last summer, and several other women have filed litigation since. Ailes was terminated shortly after Megyn Kelly spoke with Fox investigators about her experience, which she details in her book.

Earlier this month, Bloom sent a letter to the New York State Division of Human Rights asking it to intervene at Fox News and calling the network a "cesspool of sexual harassment, intimidation and retaliation."

O'Reilly said on his April 11 show that he was taking a pre-planned vacation until April 24.
so not saying "hello", "grunting", and "leering" are out.

um, maybe he was busy, didn't have time to say "hello", maybe he was deep in thought, and so it sounded like "grunting", and maybe she had on a nice dress, and he merely looked at her.

not much of a case, but as long as Fox is passing out checks, may as well get in line and see what the offer is.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 04:52pm   #2 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 43,546, Level: 100
Activity: 99.1%
 
OddBall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Winston Salem NC
Posts: 25,706
Thanks: 9,074
Thanked 8,723 Times in 4,467 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29478479
Default

Bill's an ass, period. And he does not help himself by being a dick. The NYT want's to burn him at the stake so bad, that they can't even be considered a reliable news source anymore. Also the liberal media can't take down Fox for content, so now they are going after contributors and making ad hominem attacks. (Well, they've been doing that for some time now.)
Anyway, one or two complaints can be chalked up to malcontent's or opportunists. But If Bill starts getting more, legit or not, he's going to have a hard go of it.
OddBall is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 05:18pm   #3 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 112,386, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 48,956
Thanks: 8,240
Thanked 16,870 Times in 9,056 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $52000197
Default

the problem is no one, apart from the people involved, know what happened.

to sit on your rights for many years, and then to come forward with some half assed complaint, with no witnesses or other evidence, is just smearing someone for money.

hell, i could make up a story, find folks who think i'm truthful, and file a complaint too.

"she always assigned me the worst jobs, made me travel the most of anyone, purred suggestively at me when she gave me my work, dressed in revealing clothes to try to distract me, and then laughed when i suggested lunch one day."

see, that's pretty easy. is it true? not a word. but it's now a "he said/she said", so may as roll the dice and see what happens. beats serving tables and typing.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to DAB For This Useful Post:
Old 04-18-2017, 05:20pm   #4 (permalink)
Barn Raising II,III
NCM Supporter '13
Points: 77,497, Level: 100
Activity: 99.2%
 
snide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 40,531
Thanks: 18,615
Thanked 8,583 Times in 4,355 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $113032625
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
"He would leer at her. He would always do this when no one else was around and she was scared."
If you're afraid of someone looking at you, then perhaps you're the problem. Since when did leering become a crime?
snide is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to snide For This Useful Post:
Old 04-18-2017, 05:25pm   #5 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 43,546, Level: 100
Activity: 99.1%
 
OddBall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Winston Salem NC
Posts: 25,706
Thanks: 9,074
Thanked 8,723 Times in 4,467 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $29478479
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
the problem is no one, apart from the people involved, know what happened.

to sit on your rights for many years, and then to come forward with some half assed complaint, with no witnesses or other evidence, is just smearing someone for money.

hell, i could make up a story, find folks who think i'm truthful, and file a complaint too.

"she always assigned me the worst jobs, made me travel the most of anyone, purred suggestively at me when she gave me my work, dressed in revealing clothes to try to distract me, and then laughed when i suggested lunch one day."

see, that's pretty easy. is it true? not a word. but it's now a "he said/she said", so may as roll the dice and see what happens. beats serving tables and typing.
I agree. But Bill doesn't help himself with his character and demeanor; on air and off. And that alone can get him put off the air, even without any charges being brought against him. That will be a victory for the liberal MSM. Bill's already got major advertisers on hold or pulling out altogether.
The New York Times is drawing blood on this one. And the rest are circling.
Bill has a hard fight ahead of him.
OddBall is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to OddBall For This Useful Post:
Old 04-18-2017, 05:33pm   #6 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 112,386, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 48,956
Thanks: 8,240
Thanked 16,870 Times in 9,056 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $52000197
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by snide View Post
If you're afraid of someone looking at you, then perhaps you're the problem. Since when did leering become a crime?
one man's glance is another's woman's leer apparently.

and if you are tall, you are always looking down at others. including shorter women who favor low cut tops.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 06:03pm   #7 (permalink)
Dorkapottamus
Barn Stall Owner #52
Points: 161,312, Level: 100
Activity: 99.6%
 
lspencer534's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Here
Posts: 30,679
Thanks: 2,043
Thanked 16,105 Times in 5,845 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $9306289
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by OddBall View Post
I agree. But Bill doesn't help himself with his character and demeanor; on air and off. And that alone can get him put off the air, even without any charges being brought against him. That will be a victory for the liberal MSM. Bill's already got major advertisers on hold or pulling out altogether.
The New York Times is drawing blood on this one. And the rest are circling.
Bill has a hard fight ahead of him.
Having a hard is his problem.
lspencer534 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 06:07pm   #8 (permalink)
2016 Election Expert
Barn Stall Owner #64
Points: 40,527, Level: 100
Activity: 56.6%
 
Cybercowboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Joplin, MO
Posts: 15,490
Thanks: 716
Thanked 6,929 Times in 3,420 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $11367612
Default

It's just the end-game of identity PC politics. Get so many tools into place that it's easy to use Current Year Rules to take down whoever you want. They get bolder every single scalp they get. Enjoy.
Cybercowboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 06:17pm   #9 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 113,448, Level: 100
Activity: 79.8%
 
TxAg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 42,920
Thanks: 5,158
Thanked 9,210 Times in 5,518 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1538951
Default

He's got a fall-back career in rap.

TxAg is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 06:18pm   #10 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 112,386, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 48,956
Thanks: 8,240
Thanked 16,870 Times in 9,056 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $52000197
Default

and yet when Bubba gets caught blue handed, he's just dismissed as a 'good old boy', and what he did didn't affect his job performance, so get over it and vote for HER.



one piece of advice: if someone is harassing you, create a record. record with your phone. tell a friend or 3. write it down. don't sit on your rights for years.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 08:31pm   #11 (permalink)
Dorkapottamus
Barn Stall Owner #52
Points: 161,312, Level: 100
Activity: 99.6%
 
lspencer534's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Here
Posts: 30,679
Thanks: 2,043
Thanked 16,105 Times in 5,845 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $9306289
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DAB View Post
and yet when Bubba gets caught blue handed, he's just dismissed as a 'good old boy', and what he did didn't affect his job performance, so get over it and vote for HER.



one piece of advice: if someone is harassing you, create a record. record with your phone. tell a friend or 3. write it down. don't sit on your rights for years.
But what if no one has ever sexually harassed me?
lspencer534 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 09:02pm   #12 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 112,386, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 48,956
Thanks: 8,240
Thanked 16,870 Times in 9,056 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $52000197
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by lspencer534 View Post
But what if no one has ever sexually harassed me?
I'm sure something can be arranged. For a fee.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to DAB For This Useful Post:
Old 04-18-2017, 09:17pm   #13 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 43,904, Level: 100
Activity: 99.0%
 
MrPeabody's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California
Posts: 23,079
Thanks: 7,658
Thanked 7,041 Times in 3,681 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $2178654
Default

When I was being prepped for a medical procedure, they went through a list of questions they are required to ask. One was "When you go home today do you have any fear of sexual harassment or violence?" I replied "No, unfortunately." My wife, who was sitting there, was not amused. The Nurse couldn't stop laughing.
MrPeabody is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 8 Users Say Thank You to MrPeabody For This Useful Post:
Old 04-18-2017, 09:27pm   #14 (permalink)
Chief Electrician
Barn Stall Owner #7734

Bantayan Kids '15
Points: 31,421, Level: 100
Activity: 37.3%
 
aerovette's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: South of insanity
Posts: 13,780
Thanks: 4,519
Thanked 5,389 Times in 2,545 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $283591
Default

Remember when flirting was fun, and you could hit on co-workers and get drunk and make a pass or an inappropriate comment and then life just went on? Good times.
aerovette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2017, 09:33pm   #15 (permalink)
Barn Stall Owner #327
NCM Supporter '16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 56,649, Level: 100
Activity: 75.2%
 
JRD77VET's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Zionsville,PA
Posts: 30,062
Thanks: 13,157
Thanked 9,919 Times in 4,844 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $5951929
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by MrPeabody View Post
When I was being prepped for a medical procedure, they went through a list of questions they are required to ask. One was "When you go home today do you have any fear of sexual harassment or violence?" I replied "No, unfortunately." My wife, who was sitting there, was not amused. The Nurse couldn't stop laughing.
My wife works at the hospital where I had my shoulder surgery back in '13. When they asked that question I laughed out loud.

Mary is 5'4" on her toes and 130 lbs soaking wet and I'm close to 6' and 220 lbs

The nurse ( who knows my wife ) chuckled and said " I had to ask"
JRD77VET is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to JRD77VET For This Useful Post:
Old 04-18-2017, 09:35pm   #16 (permalink)
DAB
Sparkles Flambeaux
Barn Stall Owner #4
Barn Raising I,II
NCM Supporter '13,'14,'15,'16,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 112,386, Level: 100
Activity: 100.0%
 
DAB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Posts: 48,956
Thanks: 8,240
Thanked 16,870 Times in 9,056 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $52000197
Default

I went to a sexual harassment training course.

Pfft, I already knew all that.
DAB is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to DAB For This Useful Post:
Old 04-18-2017, 09:41pm   #17 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 738, Level: 14
Activity: 8.9%
 
PLRX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Southern California
Posts: 8,308
Thanks: 1,718
Thanked 4,490 Times in 1,825 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $10119356
Default

smoke-fire
river-water
cow-meat


thats all
PLRX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2017, 05:03am   #18 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 23,201, Level: 100
Activity: 48.6%
 
Olustee bus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Olustee, Fl
Posts: 6,283
Thanks: 1,951
Thanked 1,514 Times in 868 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1224660
Default

I'll tell you what, if he called her hot chocolate, he should do time. That is truly horrific. How in the hell could a human stoop so low.
Olustee bus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2017, 06:51am   #19 (permalink)
A Real Barner
Points: 113,448, Level: 100
Activity: 79.8%
 
TxAg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 42,920
Thanks: 5,158
Thanked 9,210 Times in 5,518 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $1538951
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JRD77VET View Post
My wife works at the hospital where I had my shoulder surgery back in '13. When they asked that question I laughed out loud.

Mary is 5'4" on her toes and 130 lbs soaking wet and I'm close to 6' and 220 lbs

The nurse ( who knows my wife ) chuckled and said " I had to ask"
Attached Images
 
TxAg is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2017, 07:27am   #20 (permalink)
Moderator
Barn Stall Owner #14
Barn Raising II,III Chef

NCM Supporter '11,'12,'13,'14,'15,'15,'17
Bantayan Kids '13,'14,'15
Points: 45,305, Level: 100
Activity: 26.3%
 
Dixievet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: between here and there
Posts: 18,692
Thanks: 6,291
Thanked 8,626 Times in 3,549 Posts
Gameroom Barn Bucks: $27571435
Default

We had a class about sexual harassment at work....I am pretty sure I am getting better at it
Dixievet is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to Dixievet For This Useful Post:
Reply

The Vette Barn - A Community for Corvette Lovers > Off Topic/Babes/Other > Off Topic


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:53pm.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 RC 1
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright © 2009 - 2017 The Vette Barn


Support the Barn:
 
Download the Mobile App;
 
Follow us on Facebook

Become a Stall Owner

 

Apple iOS App        Google Android App

 

Visit our Facebook page