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Frank Cannon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-28-07 06:01 AM
Response to Reply #124
148. I chalk it up to attention-seeking behavior
As a straight guy, I don't go cruising the ladies' rooms looking for sex. I would be arrested if I did, and rightfully so. The very same principle applies here.
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  -I am very conflicted about the Craig case dsc  Aug-27-07 05:53 PM   #0 
  - Poor, oppressed Larry Craig.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-27-07 05:54 PM   #1 
  - This Is Easy  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 05:54 PM   #2 
  - Exactly.  missb   Aug-27-07 06:01 PM   #14 
  - What about airplane restrooms and the "Mile High Club"??  TahitiNut   Aug-27-07 06:07 PM   #20 
  - I Suspect If You Got Caught Doing It On A Plane You Would Be Arrested...  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 06:14 PM   #25 
     - So, that'd make such an activity an 'entitlement' and not a 'right,' I guess.  TahitiNut   Aug-27-07 06:28 PM   #34 
        - Nah  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 06:54 PM   #43 
        - FAA  dmesg   Aug-27-07 07:04 PM   #53 
           - Thank You...  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 07:08 PM   #56 
              - *cough* I joined the mile-high club on a C-130 *cough*  dmesg   Aug-27-07 09:44 PM   #126 
        - A public restroom is public  blogslut   Aug-27-07 07:04 PM   #54 
        - Surely you aren't suggesting  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 07:43 PM   #75 
        - "inviting someone to have sex"  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 07:46 PM   #76 
        - Wow......  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 07:54 PM   #82 
           - True  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 08:19 PM   #96 
              - I've had women put their hand under the partition  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:36 PM   #106 
                 - Oh, come on.  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 08:38 PM   #108 
                    - No, I didn't say that.....  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:43 PM   # 
                       - okayyyy....  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 08:49 PM   #116 
        - No, consensual, adult sex, out of the public eye is not a crime  blogslut   Aug-27-07 08:07 PM   #90 
        - Why of course that's what I'm saying. Sure it is. Gee, it's almost a verbatim quote.  TahitiNut   Aug-27-07 07:50 PM   #78 
           - I'm glad you clarified your stance  blogslut   Aug-27-07 08:04 PM   #87 
        - And to make use of the right to bear arms you have to be able to buy arms.  mondo joe   Aug-27-07 07:27 PM   #67 
  - On edit, prolly meant consenting adults...right?  Snarkoleptic   Aug-27-07 06:08 PM   #22 
  - There is nothing to indicate he had sex in the restroom.....  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 07:39 PM   #72 
     - He paid the dude 20$ so he could suck his dick.  Omphaloskepsis   Aug-27-07 08:04 PM   #88 
        - Sorry.....  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:17 PM   #95 
        - Yeah.. I got confused...  Omphaloskepsis   Aug-28-07 12:24 AM   #142 
        - That was Robert Allen.  uppityperson   Aug-27-07 08:22 PM   #98 
           - Thank you.....  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:38 PM   #109 
  - "I have a very wide stance when I poop," he said. "I MAY have brushed his foot."  Bluebear   Aug-27-07 05:56 PM   #3 
  - Did Craig know Rosemary Woods?  WinkyDink   Aug-27-07 06:11 PM   #24 
  - "My stance is so wide sometimes I need to put arms around another man's hips just  mondo joe   Aug-27-07 06:53 PM   #42 
  - So it just happened by chance to a guy who's had gay affair rumors  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-27-07 05:56 PM   #4 
  - So the rumors make him guilty?  Bucky   Aug-27-07 06:03 PM   #15 
  - No, they weren't  deadmessengers   Aug-27-07 06:49 PM   #37 
  - Actually I think that's wrong. They were targeting solicitation!  napi21   Aug-27-07 11:13 PM   #132 
  - Huh?  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-27-07 07:13 PM   #59 
  - well duh  dsc   Aug-27-07 06:20 PM   #27 
     - 1) He wasn't "looking too long"  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-27-07 07:15 PM   #60 
  - Then why did he plead guilty? nt  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 05:56 PM   #5 
  - He says why in his OP  Madspirit   Aug-27-07 05:58 PM   #7 
     - Wouldn't the guilty plea jeopardize his job and security? nt  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 06:05 PM   #17 
        - Kinda obviously it would be to a lesser charge and no need for a trial when you plead...n/t  Madspirit   Aug-27-07 06:07 PM   #19 
           - I see.... but as a public figure...  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 06:15 PM   #26 
              - given the choice between a misdemeanor and a sealed record  dsc   Aug-27-07 06:21 PM   #29 
                 - Sticking with THIS case....  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 06:30 PM   #35 
                    - Lewd and lascivious behavior perhaps. Indecency.  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 08:28 PM   #104 
                       - Those aren't felonies.  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 08:47 PM   #115 
                          - No. I don't think there is more to reveal.  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 09:33 PM   #125 
  - I know of a straight guy who was arrested for adjusting his  rzemanfl   Aug-27-07 05:57 PM   #6 
  - I'm sorry, but those joggers are ruining our communities and destroying our families.  Bucky   Aug-27-07 06:07 PM   #21 
  - He is 5 grand worth of sorry. n/t  rzemanfl   Aug-27-07 06:52 PM   #40 
  - I know one who was given a citation for peeing in a bush.  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 09:02 PM   #119 
  - kudos to you for  cali   Aug-27-07 05:59 PM   #8 
  - Republicans want these laws.  aquart   Aug-27-07 05:59 PM   #9 
  - Apparently, some progressives on this forum are also happy with these laws.  Kingshakabobo   Aug-27-07 06:55 PM   #45 
     - Any Behavior Available To Straight Americans Should Be Available To Gay Americans...  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 06:59 PM   #51 
        - But you just contradicted yourself.  Kingshakabobo   Aug-27-07 07:40 PM   #73 
           - Thank you.  uppityperson   Aug-27-07 11:02 PM   #130 
           - He Also Watched The Guy On The Crapper For Two Minutes  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-28-07 07:08 AM   #150 
  - When you represent the people...  shoopnyc   Aug-27-07 06:00 PM   #10 
  - I'm confused  Randypiper   Aug-27-07 06:00 PM   #11 
  - It's not a solicitation charge  alcibiades_mystery   Aug-27-07 06:04 PM   #16 
  - He is a republican who opposes choice and gay marriage, right?  lumberjack_jeff   Aug-27-07 06:00 PM   #12 
  - I'm glad I don't feel conflicted about it. This particular person deserves the worst  mondo joe   Aug-27-07 06:01 PM   # 
  - Pleading guilty would not do this  JTFrog   Aug-27-07 06:01 PM   #13 
  - sealed record and misdemeanor vs public case and felony  dsc   Aug-27-07 06:22 PM   #31 
     - What felony?? nt  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 06:56 PM   #47 
     - Perhaps, but if you're a Republican Senator...  SidDithers   Aug-27-07 07:25 PM   #66 
     - Good thing he pled guilty and kept this all under wraps so we never found out about it  Ghost in the Machine   Aug-27-07 07:42 PM   #74 
  - Oh, crap, Craig got his payback for impeaching Clinton for lying about  partylessinOhio   Aug-27-07 06:07 PM   #18 
  - He's a lying weasel Republican pleading GUILTY, and you're not sure?!  WinkyDink   Aug-27-07 06:09 PM   #23 
  - I understand what you're saying...  Neecy   Aug-27-07 06:20 PM   #28 
  - What are you talking about.  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 08:22 PM   #100 
  - I'm not conflicted in the least. The guy is a pervert.  Beausoir   Aug-27-07 06:22 PM   #30 
  - He's not a pervert. He's a hypocrite..nt  SidDithers   Aug-27-07 07:27 PM   #68 
     - He's both. Soliciting sex in the airport bathroom makes him a pervert.  Beausoir   Aug-27-07 09:18 PM   #123 
        - Are men who solicit sex (from women) in a bar perverts? eom  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 09:51 PM   #127 
           - Some are, of course. But this is a toilet. At an airport. I don't see what you are getting at.  Beausoir   Aug-27-07 10:13 PM   #128 
              - There is no difference. They were not having sex.  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 11:07 PM   #131 
                 - You equate perversion with homosexuals. That is YOUR problem, not mine.  Beausoir   Aug-27-07 11:17 PM   #133 
                    - So perversion to you is about geography.  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 11:26 PM   #135 
                       - I guess you got me on that point. People who solicit sex in airport toilets are perverts.  Beausoir   Aug-27-07 11:31 PM   #136 
                       - Sorry - I mis-posted my response back to you.  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 11:44 PM   #138 
                       - A pervert by definition  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 11:40 PM   #137 
                          - A pervert by one defintion...  Beausoir   Aug-27-07 11:50 PM   #140 
                             - I see you have reverted.  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 11:55 PM   #141 
                                - Like the classic restroom graffiti said, "This is a teepee...  Frank Cannon   Aug-28-07 05:50 AM   #147 
  - Senators do not plead guilty to stuff like this  sandnsea   Aug-27-07 06:27 PM   #32 
  - I understand your conflicting feelings but---i would bet you anything Craig  chimpsrsmarter   Aug-27-07 06:27 PM   #33 
  - Good luck  rudeboy666   Aug-27-07 06:46 PM   #36 
  - I really don't think people are missing the point.  deadmessengers   Aug-27-07 06:51 PM   #39 
  - My gay opinion is you shouldn't be having or soliciting sex in public restrooms.  mondo joe   Aug-27-07 06:53 PM   #41 
     - and my point is that I don't know he actually did solicit sex in a restroom  dsc   Aug-27-07 06:54 PM   #44 
     - I understand, and I think that's a point worth discussing. I wasn't directing my comment  mondo joe   Aug-27-07 06:55 PM   #46 
     - There's Lots Of Places Where Gay Men And Women Can Communicate With One Another  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 06:57 PM   #48 
        - The thing is, even if you live in a community with few resources for such contact,  mondo joe   Aug-27-07 06:59 PM   #50 
  - I think it's cause and effect...  stillcool47   Aug-27-07 06:50 PM   #38 
  - the police stake out these bathrooms where these activities are taking place  bigtree   Aug-27-07 06:57 PM   #49 
  - I Don't Think He's Innocent, At All, BUT  Crisco   Aug-27-07 07:02 PM   #52 
  - The MSNBC article  JTFrog   Aug-27-07 07:08 PM   #57 
  - Exactly - but the police know that people will not fight  DURHAM D   Aug-27-07 07:10 PM   #58 
     - I just don't see that.  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 07:15 PM   #61 
     - because upon defending yourself you often have to out yourself  dsc   Aug-27-07 07:23 PM   #65 
        - If there were a harsher charge he feared, and pleaded guilty to this to avoid it,  Sparkly   Aug-27-07 07:30 PM   #69 
     - After he'd flashed his Senate ID in an attempt to pull rank? n/t  eridani   Aug-28-07 02:29 AM   #145 
  - Check out the videos  JTFrog   Aug-27-07 07:06 PM   #55 
  - Here's an excerpt from The Washington Post's coverage:  Penndems   Aug-27-07 07:16 PM   #62 
  - Uh, there's nothing to be conflicted about  youngdem   Aug-27-07 07:19 PM   #63 
  - Where did you see this.......  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 07:50 PM   #79 
     - He Started Playing "Footsie" With Him...  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 07:53 PM   #81 
     - That's a whole lot different than caressing a leg......n/t  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 07:57 PM   #83 
        - I dunno. On the scale of things, playing footsie is closer to a leg caress than it is to pooping.  mondo joe   Aug-27-07 08:00 PM   #85 
           - I Can't Believe Some Follks Are Being Willfully Blind...  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 08:06 PM   #89 
           - I don't think anybody is being willfully blind.....  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:16 PM   #93 
              - Sometimes In This Mating Ritual  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 08:19 PM   #97 
                 - I had a woman proposition me in a bar..........  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:31 PM   #105 
                    - Big Difference  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 08:39 PM   #110 
                       - So, if he had propositioned somewhere other than the restroom it would  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:44 PM   #112 
                          - 100%  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 08:49 PM   #117 
                             - And not for combing hair,  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 09:09 PM   #122 
           - Why not tell the truth in the first place  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:13 PM   #92 
              - Who Made What Up  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 08:17 PM   #94 
              - Oh dammit it to hell......  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:22 PM   #99 
                 - Your Beef Is With The Other Guy...  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 08:24 PM   #101 
              - Truth is a good thing.  mondo joe   Aug-27-07 10:59 PM   #129 
     - Rubbed it with his own leg, it turns out. Read it yourself here. (link)  youngdem   Aug-27-07 08:03 PM   #86 
     - I didn't see anything about a leg being rubbed......  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:26 PM   #103 
        - read closely. He rubbed the policeman's foot with his.  youngdem   Aug-27-07 08:36 PM   #107 
           - It didn't say a damn thing about rubbing.........it  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 08:47 PM   #114 
              - Ok....Fine...You're right. TOTALLY appropriate behavior.  youngdem   Aug-27-07 08:59 PM   #118 
                 - Where did you see that he was jerking off?  BlackVelvet04   Aug-27-07 09:07 PM   #121 
     - Rubbed it with his own leg, it turns out. Read it yourself here. (link)  youngdem   Aug-27-07 08:25 PM   #102 
  - I found this and doubt the charges were trumped up  appleannie1   Aug-27-07 07:22 PM   #64 
  - Keith Olbermann just mentioned that in the past, Craig denied claims that he was gay. nt  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-27-07 07:33 PM   #70 
     - This Rumor Is Almost Three Decades Old  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 07:36 PM   #71 
        - I didn't say it was that particular rumor, perhaps there have been others. All I was doing  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-27-07 08:12 PM   #91 
  - I'm sorry......  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Aug-27-07 07:47 PM   #77 
  - Gay Americans Should Have The Same Right As Straight Americans  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-27-07 07:51 PM   #80 
  - Long time suspicions. . . and why restroom sex? Why not a hotel?  defendandprotect   Aug-27-07 07:58 PM   #84 
  - what did Larry Craig have to say about Bill Clinton?  grasswire   Aug-27-07 08:43 PM   #111 
  - I'm glad you asked  Bluebear   Aug-27-07 09:03 PM   #120 
  - What a fucking waste of law enforcement's time  alarimer   Aug-27-07 08:45 PM   #113 
  - would you want to take your children into a rest room and  appleannie1   Aug-27-07 11:21 PM   #134 
  - Why in the world are people trying to excuse this guy's behavior? DU gets weirder everyday.  Beausoir   Aug-27-07 09:24 PM   #124 
  - and history is replete with people who have admitted it  dsc   Aug-28-07 05:17 AM   #146 
  - I chalk it up to attention-seeking behavior  Frank Cannon   Aug-28-07 06:01 AM   #148 
  - fuck him, this "sting" is the kind of shit Repigs get off on  ComerPerro   Aug-27-07 11:46 PM   #139 
  - I have a question for you all...  UNCLE_Rico   Aug-28-07 12:26 AM   #143 
     - If People Go To A Place Like The Power Exchange And Have Public Sex That's Their Right...  DemocratSinceBirth   Aug-28-07 12:41 AM   #144 
        - I agree with your posts in this thread  Zenzic   Aug-28-07 06:39 AM   #149 
 

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