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SoDesuKa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:53 AM
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Booze Brought On DeLay's Downfall
Tom DeLay is the latest in a long line of bigshots brought down by booze. Heavy drinking affects vital organs, especially the brain. Victims of booze-related dysfunctions are often unaware of how much cognitive damage has been inflicted.

Heavy Hitter Tom DeLay

Just look at that nose! This guy puts it away by the quart. That's probably why he believed his money-laundering scheme was foolproof. He's wrong, of course. Colleagues from both parties will be gentlemanly and let him keep his dignity, i.e., he won't go to prison. But his days as a politician are over. He's through.
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existentialist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:01 AM
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1. DeLay and booze
Any authority on this besides your analysis of his photograph and his self-righteousness?

Don't get me wrong--I'm not saying that you are wrong--indeed, it sounds plausible. But plausibility is far from proof.
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Zen Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:27 AM
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8. He a known big boozer. They don't call him "Hottub Tom" for nothing.
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SoDesuKa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 03:14 AM
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12. All Those Splotches
With all those broken veins on his face he's starting to look like W.C. Fields. The rest of his behavior fits the pattern, too. He raises money prodigiously because he gets the fat cats drunk on their ass.

There are a lot of big time drunks in politics. Some of them hold it well; others make a fool of themselves. And some just overestimate themselves. DeLay's press conference was so alcoholic.
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mwb970 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 07:17 AM
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14. Did you see him drunkenly defending Karl?
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readmylips Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:01 AM
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2. The guy had a partial facelift and uses botox....
Maybe he uses botox to get rid of his drinking face. For sure, he had a facelift. You can see on TV how his face is frozen like a dead body.
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MazeRat7 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:08 AM
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3. Frist is that you ?
You crafty devil... making a diagnosis from a single frame of a video. My but your skills have improved from since Terry. Wow.

MZr7
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unrepuke Donating Member (763 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:13 AM
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4. Someone else for him to blame = some guys named Jack, Jim, Hiram,
Johnny, Tom Collins, Harvey Wallbanger, etc., etc.
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GRLMGC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:14 AM
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5. Nah
He's just a shady, corrupt sack of dog shit
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ralphwiggum Donating Member (11 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:20 AM
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6. Booze can't hide that mess of a human
Money laundering and being a complete ass will now reveal DeLay as the fucking crook that he is.
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MissMarple Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:23 AM
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7. Rumor from talk radio.
Hot tub Tommy downed martinis like a fish when in Texas politics. Then he got religion and became a serious player. He may be back on the juice. I'm just sayin' that's what I heard. Also, he comes from a family of alcoholics. So, if anyone has heard differently, I would like to know.
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Zen Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:28 AM
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9. He never gave it up. Just like his buddy W.
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donheld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:30 AM
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10. Arrogance Brought On DeLay's Downfall - Nothing Else
IMHO. He just thought he is above the law.
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lcordero2 Donating Member (832 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:47 AM
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11. Booze? you have to be kidding
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 01:49 AM by lcordero2
The guy is a walking birth defect or maybe an abortion that didn't go quite the way that it should have.

on edit: fetal alcohol syndrome?
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elehhhhna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 06:51 AM
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13. You forgot to mention cocaine. Bigtime. Family problem. n/t
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