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badgerpup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-03-06 10:28 PM
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25. There's such a thing as a functional alcoholic...
...I guess you'd say closet drinker.
Surely there'd be indications? I don't mean things like ETOH or fresh Listerine on the breath, choking on pretzels, falling down and running into trees...those are easy.
But mood swings or behavioral (besides the cyber-sex) aberrations?
Forget that he's Rep Mark Foley (R-Slimeball) mask and look at overall job performance...just as you would an ordinary person...
how is that?
Is this the behavior of a functional alcoholic?

And before anybody starts flaming me....


I'm only asking for some information about whether he may be a 'functional alcoholic'...which excuses nothing. Zip. Nada. Bupkis.
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  -WP: Foley Acquaintances Question Alcoholism (rarely saw him drink) truthpusher  Oct-03-06 07:45 PM   #0 
  - Convenient Way to Duck the Heat, That's All!  Anakin Skywalker   Oct-03-06 07:51 PM   #1 
  - Problem is, there's no rehab clinics for sociopaths  Kagemusha   Oct-03-06 07:51 PM   #2 
  - They should have a rehab  zidzi   Oct-03-06 09:48 PM   #21 
  - I hope the Rehab. Center release a statement  keta11   Oct-03-06 07:54 PM   #3 
  - They can't say anything at all  blue cat   Oct-03-06 09:19 PM   #11 
  - Now that he's PACKED his "Wand" back in his pants  saigon68   Oct-03-06 07:55 PM   #4 
  - Fudge packing is now on the back burner for awhile, 'eh saigon68?  0007   Oct-03-06 10:14 PM   #22 
  - Just a ploy on order to escape  smtpgirl   Oct-03-06 08:01 PM   #5 
  - K&R  TacticalPeek   Oct-03-06 08:28 PM   #6 
  - if he were an alcoholic  koopie57   Oct-03-06 08:46 PM   #7 
  - "Just another corrupted pol  ShockediSay   Oct-03-06 10:25 PM   #24 
  - Just another Republican (Party of Responsibility)...  bvar22   Oct-03-06 08:47 PM   #8 
  - the consummate gentleman  mom cat   Oct-03-06 08:53 PM   #9 
  - What's Peter King's excuse then?  JoFerret   Oct-03-06 08:55 PM   #10 
  - He needs to go to Republican rehab.  olddad56   Oct-03-06 09:20 PM   #12 
  - Worked for Mel Gibson  sheeptramp   Oct-03-06 09:23 PM   #13 
  - Ahh, yes the Gibson method. If we see Foley at Apocolypto premier.  Neshanic   Oct-04-06 12:06 AM   #30 
  - " .. rarely saw him drink .." Dick Van Dyke was an alcoholic, too.  DemoTex   Oct-03-06 09:27 PM   #14 
  - most true alcohalics keep their drinking secret for years. I am not saying  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 09:29 PM   #15 
  - My point with the post above.  DemoTex   Oct-03-06 09:48 PM   #19 
  - The GOP just know one thing!  Erika   Oct-03-06 09:35 PM   #16 
  - Remember at the height of the Watergate furor,  david_vincent   Oct-03-06 09:35 PM   #17 
  - But, Always the consummate  zidzi   Oct-03-06 09:46 PM   #18 
  - If this was some Joe Shmoe, would alcoholism matter?  daleo   Oct-03-06 09:48 PM   #20 
  - its ALL complete bullshit  HuffleClaw   Oct-03-06 10:18 PM   #23 
  - There's such a thing as a functional alcoholic...  badgerpup   Oct-03-06 10:28 PM   #25 
  - Don't AA principles work for other kinds of "holics"?  GoddessOfGuinness   Oct-03-06 10:35 PM   #26 
  - AA principals are designed for alcoholics  TrogL   Oct-04-06 12:17 AM   #31 
  - LOL -he'd better hope so  depakid   Oct-04-06 08:09 AM   #34 
  - "former colleague, Rep. Peter King, R-NY" ?!  Earth_First   Oct-03-06 10:45 PM   #27 
  - The minute I heard about Foley and re-hab...  Hepburn   Oct-03-06 11:06 PM   #28 
  - Nice try, chumps.  BlueIris   Oct-04-06 12:03 AM   #29 
  - what is Peter King running for?  dwickham   Oct-04-06 12:18 AM   #32 
  - just another facet of the Damage Control coverup  Supersedeas   Oct-04-06 07:51 AM   #33 

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