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2QT2BSTR8 Donating Member (320 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-03-06 05:29 PM
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142. The gay topic will again be key in this next election...
I can just see it now. With Foley blaming his homosexuality, and that will just recharge all of the conservatives. As a proud gay American, I just don't see that this will be played out other than a negative against gays.
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  -**Official Foley News Conference Thread** **Live Video Link** truthpusher  Oct-03-06 04:32 PM   #0 
  - Keep it kicked 10 minutes to go  goclark   Oct-03-06 04:34 PM   #1 
  - throw his ass in jail  landonb16   Oct-03-06 05:07 PM   #100 
  - He's giving alcoholics a bad name. n/t  anniebelle   Oct-03-06 05:16 PM   #131 
     - Why, I oughta, ow, wha...z-z-z-z. Boink.  Sequoia   Oct-03-06 06:09 PM   #146 
  - k  KyndCulture   Oct-03-06 04:34 PM   #2 
  - kick  rainbow4321   Oct-03-06 04:35 PM   #3 
  - I don't have the right version of Windows Media Player.  aquart   Oct-03-06 04:35 PM   #4 
  - ..  Blue State Native   Oct-03-06 04:36 PM   #5 
  - nine more minutes  goclark   Oct-03-06 04:36 PM   #7 
  - If you're reading this, how about a k&r to the greatest page --  quiet.american   Oct-03-06 04:36 PM   #6 
  - done and thanks  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:14 PM   #124 
  - Kick!  fooj   Oct-03-06 04:36 PM   #8 
  - .  truthpusher   Oct-03-06 04:38 PM   #9 
  - 5 minutes.  KyndCulture   Oct-03-06 04:38 PM   #10 
  - k&r  SeattleGirl   Oct-03-06 04:38 PM   #11 
  - .  timber84   Oct-03-06 04:38 PM   #12 
  - k  truthpusher   Oct-03-06 04:39 PM   #13 
  - I'll bet that Bush's best speachifying oratory wunderkids worked on it  antifaschits   Oct-03-06 04:40 PM   #14 
  - Me, either!  soothsayer   Oct-03-06 04:42 PM   #20 
  - man... I am getting NOTHING done today...  mindfulNJ   Oct-03-06 04:41 PM   #15 
  - I know what you mean.....  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-03-06 04:43 PM   #21 
  - k  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-03-06 04:41 PM   #16 
  - Thanks for the heads up and the link!  LeftCoast   Oct-03-06 04:42 PM   #17 
  - .  truthpusher   Oct-03-06 04:42 PM   #18 
  - Hehe, check out the microphone condom on MSNBC  tridim   Oct-03-06 04:42 PM   #19 
  - kick  SheepyMcSheepster   Oct-03-06 04:43 PM   #22 
  - What do you think he's going to say?  Joanne98   Oct-03-06 04:44 PM   #23 
  - I can't do it. CBS's website sucks the life force from my soul.  Gregorian   Oct-03-06 04:45 PM   #24 
  - share that with you, brother  sweetheart   Oct-03-06 04:59 PM   #56 
     - Haha.  Gregorian   Oct-03-06 05:19 PM   #134 
  - should be starting soon  mindfulNJ   Oct-03-06 04:45 PM   #25 
  - Do we have to take a drink everything there isa "page" joke?  RobertSeattle   Oct-03-06 04:45 PM   #26 
  - Dialupers: CNN will cover this on the Tee Vee.  BuyingThyme   Oct-03-06 04:45 PM   #27 
  - nothing yet. on cbsnews.com  KyndCulture   Oct-03-06 04:47 PM   #29 
  - I have a crappy feeling it's only going to be  rainbow4321   Oct-03-06 04:47 PM   #28 
  - Like that's a bombshell! lol  KyndCulture   Oct-03-06 04:47 PM   #30 
  - Well, I don't know. Sometimes when people are caught doing  SeattleGirl   Oct-03-06 04:49 PM   #33 
  - I think you might be right.  LoZoccolo   Oct-03-06 04:55 PM   #39 
  - Maybe Foley will fall on a sword so to speak...  cynatnite   Oct-03-06 04:57 PM   #49 
  - nothing yet - any other live feeds online?  truthpusher   Oct-03-06 04:48 PM   #31 
  - Prediction: He'll out a Democrat.  longship   Oct-03-06 04:48 PM   #32 
  - Yeah that is my suspician as well...  SaveElmer   Oct-03-06 04:50 PM   #35 
  - It wouldn't surprise me...is this the 'other foot' coming down as usual  Danieljay   Oct-03-06 04:50 PM   #36 
  - yeah I think so too.  KyndCulture   Oct-03-06 04:50 PM   #37 
  - I hope you are too, but if any Dems ARE involved in this, then  SeattleGirl   Oct-03-06 04:56 PM   # 
  - Alternative view--Foley cops plea.  longship   Oct-03-06 04:57 PM   # 
  - Maybe he's married to Rove?  spanone   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   #74 
  - Who is this moran on CNN  Greybnk48   Oct-03-06 04:49 PM   #34 
  - she could easily be one of my neighbors-a Stepford wife  w8liftinglady   Oct-03-06 04:52 PM   #38 
  - then I switch over to MSNBC and there's Pat Buchanan  Greybnk48   Oct-03-06 04:57 PM   #50 
     - Notice how Tweety said the word pedophile should NOT be used  rainbow4321   Oct-03-06 05:06 PM   #93 
        - Technically, he's right.  Lurking Dem   Oct-03-06 05:10 PM   #114 
        - **Technically** he's correct  WolverineDG   Oct-03-06 05:12 PM   #121 
        - I think "sexual predator"  Lurking Dem   Oct-03-06 05:15 PM   #130 
        - Ephebophilia or hebephilia?  krkaufman   Oct-03-06 06:36 PM   #148 
        - Whew...no Democrat was mentioned  roamer65   Oct-03-06 05:13 PM   #123 
           - I see no reason to believe there are Dems involved.  D23MIURG23   Oct-03-06 08:37 PM   #159 
  - Some b**** from "Concerned women for Murka"  karlrschneider   Oct-03-06 04:55 PM   #40 
  - This board is sure slow.  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 04:56 PM   #43 
  - She said sex education is THE SAME THING as Foley's emails!  MyPetRock   Oct-03-06 04:56 PM   #42 
  - oh, she didn't, did she?  feminazi   Oct-03-06 04:57 PM   #47 
     - Nope, she said that, among other things  Greybnk48   Oct-03-06 04:58 PM   #52 
     - So his behavior is "inappropriate"  Greybnk48   Oct-03-06 05:05 PM   #92 
     - He's the definition of a child predator  Greybnk48   Oct-03-06 05:07 PM   # 
     - Unfortunately, I do not jest.  MyPetRock   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   # 
  - Yes, that insane Nazi lady equivocated homosexuality and pedophilia.  BuyingThyme   Oct-03-06 05:05 PM   #87 
     - She got it backwards  drmondo   Oct-03-06 06:52 PM   #150 
  - is it on yet?  KyndCulture   Oct-03-06 04:56 PM   #41 
  - Nope, not yet. n/t  SeattleGirl   Oct-03-06 04:56 PM   #44 
  - not yet, we're waiting for the attorney to appear... n/t  lavenderdiva   Oct-03-06 04:57 PM   #46 
  - Why can't these things ever start on time?  timber84   Oct-03-06 04:57 PM   #45 
  - I know! I'm having a fit waiting for the bombshell.  Connie_Corleone   Oct-03-06 04:57 PM   #48 
  - Last minute negotiations?  Richard D   Oct-03-06 04:58 PM   #51 
     - Probably waiting for the 6 olclock news to cover for more  timber84   Oct-03-06 04:59 PM   #55 
     - Last minute threats?  BattyDem   Oct-03-06 04:59 PM   #58 
  - I get nothing but a CBS News Live banner on screen, that's it  BelgianMadCow   Oct-03-06 04:58 PM   #53 
  - same here  timber84   Oct-03-06 05:00 PM   #60 
  - I get that for a moment and then nothing.  Richard D   Oct-03-06 05:00 PM   # 
  - This is driving me crazy  Andrea   Oct-03-06 04:58 PM   #54 
  - Hasn't started yet n/t  Steve_DeShazer   Oct-03-06 04:59 PM   #57 
  - CBS is just Katie Couric talking about teh Amish!  Singular73   Oct-03-06 05:00 PM   #61 
     - yeah, anybody have anything?  landonb16   Oct-03-06 05:01 PM   #63 
  - Damn, we're going to be at Thread #2 before the thing even starts...  MsKandice01   Oct-03-06 05:00 PM   #59 
  - Okay, what's the deal?  Blue_Roses   Oct-03-06 05:00 PM   #62 
  - Is this being shown on CNN - if so, what's happening?  truthpusher   Oct-03-06 05:01 PM   #66 
  - This is a "bombshell"?  Bluebear   Oct-03-06 05:01 PM   #64 
  - So what happened to 5:45?!?!  cat_girl25   Oct-03-06 05:01 PM   #65 
  - THE PRIESTS ARE AT FAULT!!  matcom   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   #67 
  - well, them, too. but don't forget Clinton.  antifaschits   Oct-03-06 06:08 PM   #145 
  - Yep, Foley is the victim here.  ClintonTyree   Oct-03-06 08:30 PM   #158 
  - His excuse  William Bloode   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   #68 
  - FOLEY was molested by clergyman at age 13-15  Bluebear   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   #69 
  - I don't know whether to laugh or cry...  onenote   Oct-03-06 05:03 PM   #76 
  - I'm guessing that "alcohol is to blame" excuse just wasn't  hlthe2b   Oct-03-06 05:04 PM   #77 
  - It is the Catholic Church's fault!  mtnester   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   #70 
  - Lawyer says he doesn't know what religion the cleryman was.  Hoping4Change   Oct-03-06 05:14 PM   #126 
  - good grief. This story gets weirder and weirder.  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:19 PM   #135 
     - Lawyer says there is 138 releigions in the world./  Hoping4Change   Oct-03-06 05:20 PM   #138 
  - Well, it makes sense. Since Hastert and the Repub. leadership ...  krkaufman   Oct-03-06 06:30 PM   #147 
  - Wah wah wah  Horse with no Name   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   #71 
  - Foley claims he was molested by a clergyman..  teach1st   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   #72 
  - Thanks to the Pope! Molestation is a sacrament...  rfranklin   Oct-03-06 05:05 PM   #86 
  - Live on MSNBC now  Tripper11   Oct-03-06 05:02 PM   #73 
  - Bombshell my ass.  ForeverWinter   Oct-03-06 05:04 PM   #78 
     - bombshell a dud  alpharaptor   Oct-03-06 09:00 PM   #161 
  - Oh For Fuck's sake  Debi   Oct-03-06 05:03 PM   #75 
  - Seriously, since when do these pigs take responsibilty....  Tripper11   Oct-03-06 05:05 PM   #85 
  - Foley was molested by a clergyman?  MallRat   Oct-03-06 05:04 PM   #79 
  - Bullshit, and who cares? A swing and a miss.  spanone   Oct-03-06 05:05 PM   #89 
  - he was diddled and now he's paying it forward  AtomicKitten   Oct-03-06 05:04 PM   #80 
  - He's gay.  KyndCulture   Oct-03-06 05:04 PM   #81 
  - You're kidding!  BurtWorm   Oct-03-06 05:07 PM   #99 
  - WTF?  Andrea   Oct-03-06 05:04 PM   #82 
  - nothing yet? im on a mac, no windows player for me.  toadzilla   Oct-03-06 05:04 PM   #83 
  - I figured this would be a croc of excuses.  MyPetRock   Oct-03-06 05:04 PM   #84 
  - Originally he blamed alcoholism  Silvermint   Oct-03-06 05:05 PM   #88 
  - Little late to defiantly announce "he's a gay man!"  quiet.american   Oct-03-06 05:05 PM   #90 
  - So that's it? He was molested? He's gay? That's the bombshell?  hatrack   Oct-03-06 05:05 PM   #91 
  - It's a dud.  Richard D   Oct-03-06 05:07 PM   #96 
  - this is it????  Blue_Roses   Oct-03-06 05:06 PM   #94 
  - So what the fuck was the "bombshell"?  Crunchy Frog   Oct-03-06 05:07 PM   #95 
  - PLEASE==make another Thread. this one is real slow  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:07 PM   #97 
  - can we have another offical thread please?  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:08 PM   #103 
     - k  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:09 PM   #106 
        - k  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:09 PM   #109 
           - k  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:09 PM   #110 
              - k  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:09 PM   #112 
  - and that absolves reynolds,Hastert because....  w8liftinglady   Oct-03-06 05:07 PM   #98 
  - I see major class action suits coming out of this.....  Tarheel_Dem   Oct-03-06 05:08 PM   # 
  - that's very sad and all but....  bunny planet   Oct-03-06 05:08 PM   #101 
  - Mark intends to preserve computer evidence!!!!!he still has his computer  w8liftinglady   Oct-03-06 05:08 PM   #102 
  - Big fucking woo.  Janice325   Oct-03-06 05:08 PM   #104 
  - So why didn't he seek help?  cat_girl25   Oct-03-06 05:08 PM   #105 
  - like most addicts..he had to hit bottom first... n/t  Danieljay   Oct-03-06 05:10 PM   #116 
  - Over 85% of sex addicts have been abused - physically or sexually  Danieljay   Oct-03-06 05:09 PM   #107 
  - sound and fury  The Wizard   Oct-03-06 05:09 PM   #108 
  - Seeing as he is Catholic, I doubt he was molested by a rabbi or imam. nt  Idioteque   Oct-03-06 05:09 PM   #111 
  - PLEASE==make another Thread. this one is real slow==thanks  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:10 PM   #119 
  - Attorney: "Good try!" . . let me up, counsellor, you're not that important  Bluebear   Oct-03-06 05:10 PM   #113 
  - wasn't exactly a bunker -buster now was it?  mindfulNJ   Oct-03-06 05:10 PM   #115 
  - so Foley was molested as a young boy  bunny planet   Oct-03-06 05:10 PM   #117 
  - I don't even believe that.  zidzi   Oct-03-06 05:15 PM   #129 
  - Apparently this attorney  Andrea   Oct-03-06 05:10 PM   #118 
  - Since when is having your attorney cover your ass  Horse with no Name   Oct-03-06 05:10 PM   #120 
  - wait a minute this lawyer is using the boozing excuse for his emails and  flyarm   Oct-03-06 05:12 PM   #122 
  - This is a stretch.... according to the attorney's logic... Foley must have  Danieljay   Oct-03-06 05:14 PM   #125 
  - hoo boy  mindfulNJ   Oct-03-06 05:14 PM   #127 
  - next sec he says he has no evidence of drinking wtf??  BelgianMadCow   Oct-03-06 05:14 PM   #128 
  - Foley is a coward who is hiding out. Period. It is a disservice to those  rodeodance   Oct-03-06 05:17 PM   #132 
  - Well, much ado about nothing.  Andrea   Oct-03-06 05:18 PM   #133 
  - Huh? What does his alleged "molestation" have to do with his crimes?  lawdem_atlanta   Oct-03-06 05:20 PM   #136 
  - C'mon...get your story straight  mindfulNJ   Oct-03-06 05:20 PM   #137 
  - Wow, was that a crock of shit or what....  Spazito   Oct-03-06 05:24 PM   #139 
  - Locking- time for thread #2  ncrainbowgrrl   Oct-03-06 05:25 PM   #140 
  - locking- time for thread #2  ncrainbowgrrl   Oct-03-06 05:26 PM   #141 
  - The gay topic will again be key in this next election...  2QT2BSTR8   Oct-03-06 05:29 PM   #142 
  - Isn't it awfully convenient?  mtmalc   Oct-03-06 05:50 PM   #143 
     - Welcome to DU!  Sapere aude   Oct-03-06 06:55 PM   #151 
     - Its an interesting theory but I doubt this was planned.  D23MIURG23   Oct-03-06 08:54 PM   #160 
  - The "abuse" excuse:  mark wayne   Oct-03-06 06:06 PM   #144 
  - 1st excuse of "alcoholism" fell through. Total slime.  TheDonkey   Oct-03-06 07:53 PM   #155 
  - Oh, for christ sakes!  Feeney2   Oct-03-06 06:42 PM   #149 
  - Spin makes HIM the victim... Didn't we know this was coming?  bluhoodie   Oct-03-06 07:04 PM   #152 
  - It's a bunch of BS and they're doing damage contro... Poor Foley!  demo dutch   Oct-03-06 07:20 PM   #153 
  - Hi bluhoodie  NJCher   Oct-03-06 08:24 PM   #157 
  - Maybe I'm out of touch but I don't think this will help that much  D23MIURG23   Oct-03-06 09:05 PM   #163 
  - WHAT A SCUMBAG!  TheDonkey   Oct-03-06 07:52 PM   #154 
  - Oh, Why the Hell Not Just Pull an Ollie  Anakin Skywalker   Oct-03-06 07:53 PM   #156 
  - Did anyone hear  Marie26   Oct-03-06 09:01 PM   #162 
 

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