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Marine Corps officer sues woman he met on Tinder for saying online he likes to ‘rape fat chicks’

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A Marine Corps officer in Houston, TX is suing a woman he met through the online dating app Tinder, alleging that she defamed him online — costing him his job and damaging his reputation.

The Houston Chronicle reported that Joseph Lazarus, 31, met a woman identified by LawNewz.com as Melissa Lim on Tinder in 2014 and that the two dated for about three months before the relationship ended.

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According to Lazarus’ attorney Joseph Mathew, Lim wanted to remain friends after the relationship but Lazarus did not. Lim is accused of engaging in a years-long pattern of harassment and stalking in the wake of the rejection.

The Chronicle said, “Within a few months after the breakup, Lazarus said he started receiving threatening messages from her. At one point he received a message from her demanding $10,000 from him or she would tell people he raped her.”

Then in the fall of last year, Lazarus said he was summoned to his boss’ office at the high-end automotive retailer where he worked and fired over posts his employer saw on “revenge porn” site TheDirty.com.

The posts called Lazarus “creepy” and alleged that he “would have sex/rape fat chicks just to amuse his friends.”

On Wednesday, Mathew filed suit in Harris County District Court on Lazarus’ behalf. The documents in the case include dozens of text messages Lim reportedly sent to one of Lazarus’ friends calling the ex-Marine a “rapist, liar and cheater” and said he gave her sex toys as gifts instead of flowers.

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“I don’t know what she’s talking about. I certainly didn’t mail her any sex toys,” Lazarus said.

Mathew told the Chronicle that he has handled a few “revenge porn” cases in his career, but this is his first where the victim was male.

“There’s no way Joe Lazarus can defend himself against these baseless allegations,” Mathew said to Chron.com. “”If anybody finds themselves in a similar situation and I encourage them to speak out and find legal representation. Everybody has the right to be left alone. That’s all Joe Lazarus is asking, it to be left alone.”

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In a statement to LawNewz.com, Mathew said, “The right to be left alone is just an important right as the right to own property or be free from confinement. All Joseph Lazarus is asking is to be left alone. Unfortunately, this woman has made his life a living nightmare and ruined his reputation. Hopefully she’ll be held accountable for what she’s done to Joseph Lazarus and for what she’s taken away from every single actual victim of sexual assault with her false allegations.”


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‘Why do we need camo in space’: Trump’s Space Force ridiculed for woodland camouflage uniforms

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On Friday, the United States Space Force released an image of their new uniforms on Twitter.

The image shows a Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) for a four-star general in a woodland camouflage pattern, with a matching camo nametape.

https://twitter.com/SpaceForceDoD/status/1218335200964464650

However, many people were confused as to why the Space Force would use uniforms designed to blend in on earth.

Here's some of what people were saying:

https://twitter.com/PostCultRev/status/1218351691021484032

Sorry for the question but why do we need camo in space?

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BUSTED: National Archives caught doctoring exhibit to remove criticism of President Trump from women

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The National Archives were caught editing an artifact from the Trump administration to remove criticism of the president, according to a bombshell new report in The Washington Post.

The newspaper reported on a "large color photograph" at the National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of women's suffrage.

"The 49-by-69-inch photograph is a powerful display. Viewed from one perspective, it shows the 2017 march. Viewed from another angle, it shifts to show a 1913 black-and-white image of a women’s suffrage march also on Pennsylvania Avenue. The display links momentous demonstrations for women’s rights more than a century apart on the same stretch of pavement. But a closer look reveals a different story," the newspaper noted.

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Dershowitz is running a ‘bizarro defense’ of Trump: Harvard Law colleague says ‘Alan is just completely wacko’

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Two of the most famous names associated with Harvard Law School had competing appearances on MSNBC on Friday.

It began when Alan Dershowitz, a professor emeritus, was interviewed MSNBC chief legal correspondent Ari Melber about his new role officially representing President Donald Trump during the Senate impeachment trial.

Dershowitz claimed that neither abuse of power nor obstruction of Congress count as "high crimes" under the constitution.

Professor Alan Dershowitz, who has also been associated with Harvard Law for five decades, was asked about Dershowitz's argument during an interview with Chris Hayes.

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