The Patrick O’Malley Porn Mystery

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Was our county recorder into child porn?
As reporters and anchormen piled into the Federal Courthouse in Akron yesterday to watch Cuyahoga County Recorder Patrick O’Malley plead guilty to a federal charge of downloading obscene materials, everyone was dying to know – exactly what was obscene and how so? Unfortunately, after 45 minutes in court, no one got an answer. All Judge David Dowd said was that the “images” O’Malley downloaded onto his home computer between 1998 and 2004 were “inappropriate, lascivious, and lewd.” But lewder than what? After all, anyone with access to the Internet knows just how lewd “legal” porn can get. Everything for rape recreations to beastiality flies these days…

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