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Catholic Parish in Missouri Raided After Child Porn Downloads

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Remember the Lighting Company That Refused to Hire the Guy Who Wasn’t Christian Enough?

Backstory:EEOC Sues Tulsa Lighting Supplier for Religious Discrimination,” June 22, 2012

Voss Lighting to Pay $82,500 to Settle EEOC Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

Qualified Applicant Denied Job Because His Religious Beliefs Differed From the Company’s, Federal Agency Charged


TULSA, Okla. — Voss Electric Co., doing business as Voss Lighting, will pay $82,500 and furnish company-wide injunctive relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC had charged that the Lincoln, Neb.-based supplier of replacement lighting products violated federal law by refusing to hire a qualified applicant at its Tulsa location because of his religious beliefs. (more…)

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Sex-Abuse Survivor Urges New Pope to Defrock Mahony, Pushes for Criminal Probe

Cardinal Roger MahonyBackstory:

• “Sacked, Sort Of: Cardinal Roger Mahony,” February 1, 2013

• “Cardinal Mahony Says He’s A ‘Scapegoat,’ Compares Himself to Jesus & Mary,” February 25, 2013

• “Black Collar Crime Round-Up” (Michael Stephen Baker), March 14, 2013

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Posts Will Be Sporadic for a While

Over the weekend, a serious medical emergency occurred at ConBab HQ, preventing us for the time being from focusing on the never-ending parade of right-wing miscreants. We will be posting syndicated articles sporadically, but original posts, backed by all our usual obsessive research (and fronted by our pithy wit) will be in short supply for a while.

We hope you understand, and thank you for sticking with us.

Your pals at ConBab

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Black Collar Crime Round-Up: March 16, 2013

Bob Buss • Lisa Franklin • Epifanio “Pete” Nevarez • Matthew David O’Meara
Aaron Springer • Barry Thomas • Artelino Vallada

Bob BussCharged: Robert A. “Bob” Buss, 49, catechist (religion teacher), St. Anthony’s Catholic Parish, Dubuque, Iowa; member, (typically homophobic) St. Anthony Knights of Columbus Council 8384; and missionary to Haiti; with misdemeanor dissemination of obscene material to a minor; i.e., sending nude pictures of himself to a 16-year-old Haitian boy he met on one of his youth mission trips. The Telegraph-Herald reports: “Police said they were provided email records, Facebook messages and photos that had been sent between Buss and the male, who is now 18 years old, but was (more…)

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The Teabagger and the Tea: Anti-Weed NY Assemblyman Steve Katz Busted for – You Guessed It – Weed

Steve KatzVideo after the jump.

We swear we did not go looking for War-On-Drugs hypocrites today — they’re just popping up right and… well, actually, only on the Right. As soon as we finished telling you about Lake Forest city council member Peter Herzog, a real hard-ass on medical marijuana, who was busted on a DUI charge, up popped Steve Katz. (more…)

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Peter Herzog (R-War On … Whoops!, Calif.)

Peter HerzogClaims to fame: Attorney; 19-year city council member & sometimes-mayor, Lake Forest, California; charter member, Lake Forest Kiwanis Club; longtime Republican donor (El Toro; Lake Forest); endorser of fellow Conservative Babylonian Mike Carona; endorser of endless stream of other forgettable, expendable and/or useless Orange County Republicans; accused drunk driver

Moral apex: Busted on a DUI after reportedly blowing a whopping (more…)

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L.A. Archdiocese, Cardinal Mahony, Bishop Thomas Curry, et al., Sued for Trafficking in Child Sex Abuse

Cardinal Roger Mahony

Church Accused of Trafficking in Abuse
By Iulia Filip, Courthouse News Service

LOS ANGELES (CN) — Catholic bishops “facilitated the sexual molestation of children by engaging in the international trafficking of known child molesting priests,” alleged victims of clerical abuse claim in court. (more…)

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Lesson: Don’t Be an Ass to TV Reporters, Or They’ll Check Your Criminal History and Show You Up As a Hypocrite

Bill AlbaughDaniel William Garrett

On March 5th, we wrote about William Steven “Bill” Albaugh (left), the Maryland Roman Catholic deacon allegedly stupid enough to store child porn on his Verizon cloud account. Now ABC2 reports discovering that Albaugh’s son-in-law, 31-year-old Daniel William Garrett (right) — “who angrily defended” Albaugh — is himself a convicted sex offender. Sheesh!

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Black Collar Crime Round-Up: March 14, 2013

Michael Baker • Angela Calcagno • Eusebio Martinez • Julio Guarin-Sosa
Vincent Mercer • George Spencer • Greg Sweeney

Michael BakerSettled: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles for $9.99 million to resolve four sex-abuse cases, including that of former priest Michael Stephen Baker, who was convicted of molestation in 2007, reports NBC Los Angeles, which notes that in 1986 Baker met with Cardinal Roger Mahony — who was “particularly hounded by the case” in the days leading up to his resignation — “and confessed to molesting two brothers for nearly seven years. … Mahony sent Baker for psychological treatment but eventually put him back in ministry, where he molested again. (more…)

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Republican Child Molester Joseph “JoJo” Giorgianni Indicted in Narco-Distro Scheme

Joseph 'JoJo' GiorgianniJoseph “JoJo” Giorgianni — the “Quarter-Ton Sex-Offender” who was elected three times as Republican Committeeman for New Jersey’s North Ward after being convicted of sexually molesting a 14-year-old girl he got liquored up in the back room of his Trenton restaurant — is one of those Conservative Babylonians whose story just plain sticks in our collective craw: He was sentenced to 15 years in prison but served only a measly three.

Thus, certainly unfairly but most unashamedly, we’re happy to see him up on charges of anything else — that’s how bugged we are that he’s been allowed to walk around free all these years (since 1985, when he was paroled, having nearly avoided prison altogether; his lawyer argued that his massive, and asthmatic, 565-pound bulk should amount to a get-out-of-jail-free card). (more…)

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FBCH Pastor Jack Schaap Seduced Teen By Telling Her Jesus Wanted Them to Have Sex

Jack SchaapCourtesy of the Wisconsin Gazette:

March 14, 2013 — The former pastor of a northwest Indiana megachurch is scheduled for sentencing today for persuading a 16-year-old girl to engage in a sexual affair with him by telling her that Jesus desired it.

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She’s Outta There! Lesbiophobic Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll Quits in Midst of Racketeering Probe

Jennifer CarrollJennifer Carroll, the lieutenant governor of Florida who shot back at rumors she was a lesbian by implying that she’s not ugly enough to be a black lesbian, is no longer lieutenant governor of Florida, having “abruptly resigned on Tuesday, the result of a criminal investigation into an Internet sweepstakes company for which she once served as a consultant,” according to the New York Times, which notes: (more…)

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Black Collar Crime Round-Up: March 13, 2013

Wendel Palmer • Jason Ray • Robert Ruark • Bruno Tucci • Eddie Velez • Patrick Williams • Piotr Zaloba

Wendel PalmerCharged: Wendel Palmer, 44, 22-year Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police officer and youth choir director, Bethuel Temple Churches of Christ Apostolic, Inc., founded by his father and now led by his brother, “Bishop” and “Presider” Winston R. Palmer, and “First Lady” Sonya Palmer, (which believes “sinner [sic] are driven by the MIND OF THE DEVIL, which in scripture is known as ‘THE CARNAL MIND’”), with first-degree child sexual abuse. Palmer is accused of molesting an 11-year-old girl repeatedly over the course of two years, beginning in 2004, inside the pastor’s (more…)

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Pat Robertson Now A Human Wheel of Fortune

Pat RobertsonVideo after the jump.

Because you haven’t heard Pat Robertson say anything really stupid since… well, since this, which happened a mere three days before the story you’re about to read: “Pat Robertson: Out! Out, You Demons of Goodwill!.”

Is it just us, or is Pat getting weirder, faster…? (more…)

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Larry Craig Says Gay Pickup Arrest Was Official Senatorin’ Bidness

Larry CraigIt’s been a while since we looked under Larry Craig‘s stall, and it’s still full of exactly what you’d expect to find in an airport toilet. Only there’s even more of it, and it really stinks.

As you may recall, the FEC sued ol’ Water-Closet-Case last year, claiming he “converted more than $200,000 of campaign contributions to his (more…)

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Francis I: Meet the New Pope, Same As the Old Pope

Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a.k.a. Pope Francis IWell, at least we can’t call the Catholic cardinals a bunch of hypocrites today — the guy they picked as the new Pope is just as misogynistic and vilely homophobic as the last one.

Actually, we may be wrong about that — this guy might even be worse. While Ratzinger said gays were mental cases (“intrinsically disordered”), we don’t recall him ever saying marriage equality was the domain of Neanderthals. No matter; essentially branding gays children of the devil puts Ratso and this new guy on equal footing. In any case… (more…)

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Somebody Should Tell Rick Santorum He’s Not Smart Enough to Use Reverse Psychology

Ricky, Ricky, Ricky… Either you think you’re too clever by half (you’re not), or you really are so dumb, you think American Atheists is (yes, “is,” not “are”; it’s the name of an organization) was silly enough to pay for a platform to express your impotent dreams of a ca.-14th-century Catholic theocracy.

Either way, Ricky, you are too dumb to realize that every American in his right mind will be scared to death at the idea of a nation under your god. And that includes Catholics. Well, at least those whose names aren’t Bill Donohue. (more…)

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Black Collar Crime Round-Up: March 12, 2013, Part 2

Joel Hodges • Paul Johnson • M. Kapyola • Jaison Kollannur • Charles Laub • Jack Lawlor • Samuel Lyte

Joel HodgesCharged: Joel Kent Hodges, 31, former “contemporary worship leader,” Gardendale-Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Gardendale, Alabama, with felony solicitation of a child by computer and traveling to meet a child for sex, also a felony. Story: North Jefferson News, January 2, 2013; WBRC, January 17, 2013. Just a few weeks after Hodges’s arrest, Gardendale-Mount Vernon’s pastor, Terry Greer, was arrested and charged with the shooting death of his wife. See backstory here and here. (more…)

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Black Collar Crime Round-Up: March 12, 2013, Part 1

Matt Abid • Louis Bristol • Haden Conrad • Tim Dampier • Michael Elder • Alex Gillespie • Jim Hadinger

Matthew AbidSentenced: Matthew “Matt” Abid, 30, former youth ministry leader, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Alpine Township, Michigan, to just six months in jail, less 34 days served, plus five years’ probation and sex-offender registration, after pleading guilty in January to second-degree criminal sexual conduct (amended from third-degree criminal sexual conduct, which is defined as “penetration”), committed against a 15-year-old girl who belonged to Abid’s “Credo” youth group. WOOD adds: “Investigators say Abid admitted to touching the teenage girl and that there were several (more…)

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