Tuesday, December 18, 2018

College classmate at NE Louisiana says Bill Pryor likely posed nude for pornography photos to help fit in with gay community that largely found him repulsive


Bill Pryor in the NLU band

Why did U.S. Circuit Judge Bill Pryor use his real name to be published with a gallery of nude photographs that appeared at the badpuppy.com gay-pornography Web site in 1997? That has been a frequently asked question since we broke the story in 2013 of Pryor's foray into gay porn while a student at Northeast Louisiana University (NLU, now University of Louisiana Monroe).

Shane Rogers-Mauro, who says Pryor sexually harassed him (and others) while the two were classmates at NLU in the early to mid 1980s, has a likely answer: It was Pryor's way of trying to fit in with a campus gay community that tended to see him as an annoying gossip because of his abrasive personality and oft-espoused right-wing views. Says Rogers-Mauro, in an interview with Legal Schnauzer:

Bill was crazy, and it was crazy to do that photo shoot. He was trying to fit in. He did that to be higher up in the gay community., he thought it might push him ahead. That is definitely his face.

That's the kind of off-centered thinking that makes Pryor a poor fit for any kind of judicial role, Rogers-Mauro says:

Bill never did have a conscience in the time I knew him. I don't know about his childhood, but it must have been a bad one. It must be horrible to have him in court because he's not impartial. and cases before him must be a sham.

A person without a conscience is, by definition, a sociopath. Rogers-Mauro does not use that term to describe Pryor, but he speaks to traits that point to sociopathy, including an incident where Pryor outed Rogers-Mauro to members of a band honor fraternity at NLU:

He toyed with closeted gay folks. Back then, it was a demon, and he was into outing certain people. That's a nasty thing. He would mess with people's lives and didn't give a second thought. It was part of his illness. . . .

This is very personal for me. It's not where our country needs to go; we deserve better. We can deal with a conservative on the court, but not like this. Bill is cruel. Smashing the head of a kitten is equal to Bill Pryor. He's that nasty.


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11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Since this story broke, I've wondered why he used the name "Bill Pryor" right there by his photo. But this explanation makes sense.

Anonymous said...

Pryor sounds like a charmer from way back.

Anonymous said...

Pryor wanted to fit in. Young people have been doing crazy stuff for years in order to fit in.

Anonymous said...

It's comforting to know we have someone with the traits of a sociopath on the federal bench.

Anonymous said...

The former classmate compares Pryor to someone who would smash the head of a kitten? That's about as vile a description of another human being as I've read.

Trips said...

@10:16 --

Jeff Sessions found him charming, and that's all that matters.

Anonymous said...

Agree that the kitten comment is disturbing, but keep in mind that Pryor knowingly participated in sending innocent men -- Don Siegelman and Richard Scrushy -- to prison and helped steal the 2002 governor's election in Alabama. You have to be a pretty sick individual to do those things.

Anonymous said...

Memo to Billy the Judge:

You might have fit in better with the gay band crowd if you hadn't been such a right-wing douche.

Anonymous said...

I have also heard that a person without a conscious is anti-christ.

Anonymous said...

"He would mess with people's lives and didn't give a second thought."


Sound familiar, Mr. Schnauzer, considering the evidence that Pryor was involved in having you kidnapped and thrown in jail?

e.a.f. said...

At the rate things are going for the right wing nutters, of the Trump style, a lot of them may be gone in the not so distant a future and people will want to put a lot of distance between themselves and the trdump tribe. That might leave Pyor going no where fast. He might even want to resign one of these days. Stranger things have happened.

I do hope the dtrump tribe are on their way out, the world is not doing well with him at the helm of his country. hasn't even figured out the U.S.A. is supposed to be a "rule of law" country. No wonder his last 2 appointments to the bench are so "crazy". The U.S..A had Canada arrest and detain Ms. Meng Wan Zhou, the CFO of Huawei and then dtrump comes along and says, well he might forget about the charges as part of a trade deal. That is working ever so well for Canada. So if Pryor was on the short list for Supreme Court Justice, the description of his in this post makes perfect sense.