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Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:24 PM

Dinesh D'Souza in Hot Water with Religious Right over Sex Scandal

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Source: Right Wing Watch

Sarah Posner brings to us an emerging controversy surrounding Dinesh D’Souza, the conservative pseudo-intellectual who has been on the Religious Right media circuit pushing his anti-Obama “documentary,” as he is apparently seeing another woman who is not his wife. The evangelical WORLD Magazine reports that D’Souza has been introducing his fellow right-wing activists “a young woman, Denise Odie Joseph II” as his fiancée, even sharing a room with her, while at a conference with Alex McFarland, who interviewed D’Souza when he guest hosted The Janet Mefferd Show. He told WORLD editor Warren Cole Smith that he had filed for divorce from his wife, Dixie, but according to court records he only filed the day Smith spoke to him and “under California law, that starts the clock on a six-month waiting period for divorce.”

D’Souza styles himself as a fierce defender of marriage against gays and lesbians and it appears that Odie Joseph II, seen here with D’Souza’s new book, also has strong views on marriage, cohabitation and divorce. In a post on a conservative blog, she rails against feminists and “RINO men” for ruining marriage and traditional morality. “Feminists/liberals who intended to destroy and transform that sacred cornerstone of American society—the traditional family” she explains, adding that today’s state of the family proves that “the 19th Amendment was never the best idea ever.” She blames feminist academics for increases in adultery, failed marriages and cohabitation, and even goes on to say that America’s children “are going the way of black ghetto society” thanks to feminists and Ke$ha.

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In the 1960s and 1970s, feminists and liberals of other stripes started pointing out the hypocrisies of what they termed “patriarchy.” Time and again, they urged us to recognize human’s natural “animal instincts” in relation to traditional morality and therefore, to reject traditional institutions such as marriage as outdated because now these intellectual elites had things like biology and sociology, things like women’s studies, gender studies, and critical race theory, to back them up. They pointed to infidelity or infamous sexual desire surveys (conducted by homosexuals) among traditionally married couples to “prove” their theses. Limb by limb, they tore the traditional family to shreds until they reduced us to the shining bastion of zoological (but even animals aren’t this bad and do not depend on the state to care for them)cesspool equality that we have now in every American ghetto and which is seeping out into the middle and upper classes in less animated ways. These people, like their European counterparts, are the ones who will go extinct. For instance, we have raised an entire generation of boys who, permanently scarred by their parents’ divorces(perhaps over issues such as infidelity) cannot emotionally connect or commit to any one woman in any meaningful way and so we also have an entire generation of girls for whom that coveted diamond solitaire comes later and later in life, with more and more contractual caveats (prenups). Somehow, when it happens after 5 years of living together, after 1 year of non-exclusive dating followed by another 3 years of recurring breakups over the male’s unwillingness to “commit,” getting that ring for which you girls will surely be paying your hard-earned half, doesn’t feel quite like the fairytale it used to.

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Read more: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/dinesh-dsouza-religious-right-sex-scandal



Typical right-wing hypocrites, both of them.


More from Sarah Posner at Religion Dispatches:

http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/sarahposner/6514/the_fall_of_d%E2%80%99souza%E2%80%99s_star/

The evangelical magazine WORLD is reporting that Dinesh D’Souza, whose book The Roots of Obama’s Rage was the basis for his anti-Obama movie 2016, showed up at a Christian conference last month with his fiancé. He shared a hotel room with the young woman, but, he assured a conference organizer in Clinton-esque fashion, “nothing happened.”

So you figure that conservative Christians might overlook an innocent, pre-marital shared hotel room, right? Perhaps. The real problem is that D’Souza is still married to his wife of 20 years.

According to WORLD’s Warren Smith, D’Souza, whose $10,000 per speech honoraria places him in the “top tier” of Christian speakers, was in South Carolina to speak at a Baptist church, which was hosting “high-profile Christians speak on defending the faith and applying a Christian worldview to their lives.” (Cue guffaws here.)

Smith describes one conference organizer, Alex McFarland, being “distressed” at the behavior of their celebrity speaker. According to Smith, D’Souza told McFarland that he had “recently” filed for divorce, although Smith found in court records that D'Souza filed for divorce about a week after the South Carolina conference took place.

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D'Souza is president of The King's College, and the college's board is now looking into this matter. D'Souza has "decided to suspend the engagement" for the time being.



See reply 14 below for more on D'Souza's mistress and her "I, Denise, Lust After..." blog.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:25 PM

1. So much for family values... and the sanctity of marriage...

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:28 PM

2. Great role model you are, D'Souza.

Do what I say, not what I do.

Typical. So typical.

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Response to closeupready (Reply #2)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 05:59 PM

43. Actually, he is a great role model.

All these pious hypocrite bastards should be caught as red-handed.

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Response to JackRiddler (Reply #43)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 06:00 PM

44. lol, maybe so.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:29 PM

3. so he was married and he had a fiancee?

it sounds like his "definition of marriage" is anything but "traditional".

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Response to Enrique (Reply #3)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 06:00 PM

45. Not traditional? You'd be surprised.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:32 PM

4. Posner refers to "you girls"

I don't accept social commentary from anyone who refers to adult women as girls. But then she would would be right if we never let girls vote, which is what happened. We let women vote on an equal level with men.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:33 PM

5. who the hell would have sex with him?

Ick!!!!

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #5)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:37 PM

8. This is, of course, the real scandal.

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Response to Dr. Strange (Reply #8)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:03 PM

21. +1

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Response to hrmjustin (Reply #5)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:55 PM

18. Any one paid enough, I would assume. n/t

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Response to Cleita (Reply #18)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:03 PM

22. Ah, Vampire Capitalism at its finest!

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:34 PM

6. What self respecting woman would hang out with Dinesh?

I mean it is not as if he is a chick magnet or anything and it can't be his personality. Of course I always had the same question about Rush Limbaugh.

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:27 PM

30. repigs are really good at lying

 

And some people fall for that....

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Response to yellowcanine (Reply #6)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:43 PM

35. Money talks


However, he would have to pay Ms.goclarkOBAMA millions to even talk to him.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:34 PM

7. Oh, Douchesoozle!

n/m

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Response to Bigredhunk (Reply #7)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:09 PM

25. Back in the day we called him "Distort de Newsa"

Sophomoric, I know, but fun.

We also referred to that RW pair of columnists as "Evans and No Facts"

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:38 PM

9. And a mistress!

Rightwing family values. One man and one women only applies to you not them, just ask Mittens and his sons.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:40 PM

10. '...a fierce defender of marriage against gays and lesbians...' What an awkward sentence!

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Response to randome (Reply #10)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:06 PM

23. +++1

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:41 PM

11. I believe the word is "hypocrite"

But it's never a sin when THEY are doing it, right????

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:46 PM

12. "suspend the engagement"??!!

How does that work and I wonder how fiancee feels about that.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #12)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:26 PM

29. Used

 

Like anybody who has to deal with a repig.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:47 PM

13. Here's another supporter of traditional marriage:


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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:50 PM

14. LOL! Check out the BuzzFeed article on this RW bimbo and her ideniselustafter.com blog:

BuzzFeed article, with photo:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/other-woman-in-dinesh-dsouza-affair-is-a-dsouza

The above is a photo of the woman who the Evangelical magazine World reported today is allegedly at a center of a storm around the conservative pundit and president of The King's College, a Christian institution, Dinesh D'Souza.

Denise Odie Joseph II, who according to her Facebook page graduated high school in 2002, is pictured with a copy of D'Souza's book Obama's America. The photo comes from her blog, www.ideniselustafter.com, which has been taken down but can be accessed via a cached copy.



So if she graduated from high school in 2002, she's about 28. D'Souza is 51.


Here's a link provided by that BuzzFeed article to the Google cache of her blog:

https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=cache%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.ideniselustafter.com%2F2012%2F09%2F19%2Fgo-see-2016obamas-america-and-read-the-book-too%2F&oq=cache%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.ideniselustafter.com%2F2012%2F09%2F19%2Fgo-see-2016obamas-america-and-read-the-book-too%2F&gs_l=hp.3...51333.51333.4.51852.1.1.0.0.0.0.0.0..0.0.les%3B..0.1...1c.n-KcUuwgEZY&pbx=1


Blog title and subtitle:


I, Denise, Lust After…
With an Avarice for Accoutrement~ Fashion, Lifestyle, and Socio-Political Opinion Blog


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Response to highplainsdem (Reply #14)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 05:15 PM

40. Oh, I see what his relationship is, from her pic.

Poor scrawny thing. He must be trying to rescue her from anorexia.

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Response to highplainsdem (Reply #14)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 05:51 PM

42. Every clickable link on her website is under "Maintenance Mode" HA!!!!

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:51 PM

15. Get's better. He has decided to "suspend the engagement."

Hmm. Beginning to sound more like a run of the mill affair than an engagement.

I gotta say this, it takes some balls for a married man to show up at a conference of Christians with your girlfriend, introduce her as your fiance, and then share a room with her. Makes the guy almost seem human in a grotesque way.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:52 PM

16. Right Wingers: One set of rules for me. Another for thee. n/t

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 03:55 PM

19. His timing is impeccable, I have to say that.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:00 PM

20. Definition of Hypocrisy: Noun. See D'Sousa

or, asswipe.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:07 PM

24. Revolting hypocrites. Seems it's just a matter of

time before they reveal their hypocritical core showing
what liars the are. Ann coulter dated him...figures.


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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:13 PM

26. Is she related to Garfield by any chance?

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:20 PM

27. Is this his wife?

I googled her and this is all I found.

http://www.facebook.com/dixie.dsouza

Editing to add that I also found the following. Appears not all RWers are fans of D'Souza.

http://lamecherry.blogspot.com/2012/08/beware-dinesh-dsouza.html

And people say it's not about race.

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Response to SouthLouisianaWoman (Reply #27)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:39 PM

34. Ugh. After reading that, I need a brain bath.

What disgusting, vile bigotry. I guess "thanks for posting" cause we all need to know such racists are out there. But honestly, I could've gone my whole life without having that confirmed by reading that hateful blog.

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Response to Bucky (Reply #34)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:45 PM

37. Sorry!

Should have posted a warning.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:24 PM

28. Rules for repigs

 

Cheat, lie, steal; but don't get caught.

If you're caught, lie some more.

If that doesn't work, go on Fox "news" and have them make excuses for you and lie some more.

As always, IOKIYAR.

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Response to bongbong (Reply #28)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:36 PM

32. The 10 Commandments for Republicans (I wrote this in 2006, which is why there's a Scooter Libby

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:34 PM

31. I think it's terrible how all you married gays ruined, I say RUINED, this poor Christian's marriage.

The way your lascivious family raising and wanton purchasing of homes to build lives with your loved ones and your lurid insinuation of normal lifestyle, grotesquely violating every negative stereotype against you. It's YOU who caused him to innocently slip away from the bonds of his God-ordained husband-dominated marriage.

Well done, folks.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:36 PM

33. He's just preserving the skank titty of marriage.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:43 PM

36. Apparently, the GOP should be defending marriage from D'Souza.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 04:47 PM

38. This is so CHOICE! (nt)

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 05:03 PM

39. go back where you came from, jerkface

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Response to KG (Reply #39)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 07:19 PM

47. By "go back where you came from....", you mean what???????

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 05:42 PM

41. Ah yes, Distort D'Newsa.

Hadn't heard from him in quite a while. I thought he'd stomped back under the bridge.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 07:18 PM

46. Denise Odie Joseph II: A wannabe Anne Coulter, her blog is hilarious!

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Response to marble falls (Reply #46)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 07:22 PM

48. Holy hell what a word salad of nutz!!! She is hilarious! But not intentionally. nt

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 08:09 PM

49. If you're ever wondering what underhanded crap that some right winger is up to…

Simply listen to whatever they're screaming about the loudest against.

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Tue Oct 16, 2012, 08:12 PM

50. There is Lame, and then there is pathetic. Ridiculous is too kind to use.

One wonders what she was raised on at home?

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