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gparty62 Donating Member (2 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-30-07 06:56 PM
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21. YEP

Leeland Eisenberg, Alleged Hillary Hostage Suspect, Victim Of Priest Sexual Abuse? /

Leeland Eisenberg, the alleged suspect in the hostage situation at Hillary Clinton's Rochester, New Hampshire campaign office today, may have been sexually abused by a priest in the Boston archdiocese when he was younger.

In September 2002, a Leeland Eli Eisenberg, formerly known as Ralph E. Woodward, Jr., residing in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, filed suit against Boston Archbishop Bernard Cardinal Law. The suit alleged that around 1982-1983, Father Richard Buntel, a priest at St. Catherine's church in Westford, Massachusetts, would take Eisenberg to the rectory of the church, offer him alcoholic beverages, bring out pornographic material, and sexually molest him.

On at least one occasion, Eisenberg awoke after drunkenly passing out in Father Buntel's car "to find himself being raped by Father Buntel in the driveway of St. Catherine's rectory," the suit said. At the time, Eisenberg, 21, was "in a state of desperation" over his "homelessness, the loss of his mother, and the abuse he suffered at the hands of his violent, alcoholic father."

Cardinal Law resigned in December, 2002 over sexual abuse scandals in his archdiocese, just three months after Eisenberg filed the lawsuit.

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  -Is this the same Leeland Eisenberg? helderheid  Nov-30-07 04:54 PM   #0 
  - man that is some big ass font!  chimpsrsmarter   Nov-30-07 04:55 PM   #1 
  - Could be I suppose...he was a hustler/whore for a while.  karlrschneider   Nov-30-07 04:56 PM   #2 
  - Still conflicting info about the real identity of the perp. . .  stellanoir   Nov-30-07 05:00 PM   #3 
  - PLEASE warn people before you post a PDF document! Geesh! n/t  IanDB1   Nov-30-07 05:00 PM   #4 
  - Oh sorry - I forgot DU cuts off the end of long URLs  helderheid   Nov-30-07 05:02 PM   #5 
  - Holee crap.  boloboffin   Nov-30-07 05:03 PM   # 
  - That would mess anyone up.  helderheid   Nov-30-07 05:06 PM   #7 
     - Recommended. n/t  boloboffin   Nov-30-07 05:22 PM   #11 
  - If so.. I'll bet you've got an exclusive here!. . . n/t  annabanana   Nov-30-07 05:03 PM   #6 
  - DU is generally ahead of the crowd!  helderheid   Nov-30-07 05:12 PM   #8 
  - This deserves to be Rec'd up!  Truth2Tell   Nov-30-07 05:19 PM   #9 
  - thanks :) I can't imagine 2 Leeland Eisenbergs in such close proximity close to the same age  helderheid   Nov-30-07 05:21 PM   #10 
  - Send this to KO  malaise   Nov-30-07 05:23 PM   #12 
  - thanks - will do!  helderheid   Nov-30-07 06:56 PM   #20 
  - Wouldn't you know Cardinal Law was behind this  frazzled   Nov-30-07 05:53 PM   #13 
  - Kick.  AllieB   Nov-30-07 06:11 PM   #14 
  - since there was single payer universal health care he got all the mental health services he need  fed-up   Nov-30-07 06:21 PM   #15 
  - Some more about Eisenberg (and pics)  masshole   Nov-30-07 06:27 PM   #16 
  - charged with Stalking and DWI earlier this year  masshole   Nov-30-07 06:41 PM   #18 
  - The age seems to match...  God23   Nov-30-07 06:30 PM   #17 
  - Nice photo!  hootinholler   Nov-30-07 07:14 PM   #24 
  - It's him  malaise   Nov-30-07 07:16 PM   #25 
  - This is HUGH!  madeline_con   Nov-30-07 06:45 PM   #19 
  - YEP  gparty62   Nov-30-07 06:56 PM   #21 
  - thanks for the links  helderheid   Nov-30-07 07:11 PM   #22 
  - Unindicted coconspirator, amateur lawyer.  gparty62   Nov-30-07 07:11 PM   #23 
  - I think I should inform EVERYONE posting on this thread  kgfnally   Dec-01-07 12:29 AM   #26 
  - I did hear on the MSM tonight that the suspect pressed suit against the RCC for abuse  Hoof Hearted   Dec-01-07 01:18 AM   #28 
  - Yes, good work! From reports, that's the one.  Hoof Hearted   Dec-01-07 01:14 AM   #27 
  - WOW Huff Po linked to you off Who is Lee Eisenberg.  mod mom   Dec-01-07 07:21 AM   #29 
     - Wow! Do you have a link to that?  helderheid   Dec-01-07 11:20 AM   #30 
        - Front page under Who is Lee Eisenberg (first here).  mod mom   Dec-01-07 02:11 PM   #31 
           - thanks!!  helderheid   Dec-01-07 09:46 PM   #32 

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