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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:14 PM
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BlogActive to "Out" Senior Hastert staffer who makes over $150,000/year
Monday, October 09, 2006
Timing
TONIGHT: I'm on the O'Reilly Factor.... In the No Spinzone 8pm... EST

NEW CASES: When I get back from the taping up will go the names of a Hastert senior staffer, and I mean the kind of senior staffer making over $150,000 a year.

More:
http://www.blogactive.com/2006/10/timing.html
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:15 PM
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1. Oh Dear....
You know if you dance with the Devil.....these gay Republicans put themselves in this situation.....openly gay bashing while in the closet so they could be Repugs....at this point I don't have much sympathy...
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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 06:23 PM
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11. Thanks n/t
n/t
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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:18 PM
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2. How do GLBT folks feel about this?
Edited on Mon Oct-09-06 05:20 PM by wryter2000
That's a question because I honestly have mixed feelings about it. I'm assuming we're talking about gayness here, not pedophelia. As we all know, gays aren't pedophiles.

OTOH, gay R's in high places are actively hurting other gays with their policies. Then, there's the whole hypocrisy question. But on the whole, I think people should out themselves.

And on edit: If this happens, is there any chance the outted R's could out folks who aren't doing any harm but having come out yet?
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:20 PM
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3. Gay people are divided on the issue, of course. n/t
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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:21 PM
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4. Figures
It's complicated. I guess there's no good answer, but I'd like to learn more.
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MadMaddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:30 PM
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5. Read Number 1
And yes for those gays Repugs doing no harm and trying to do the right thing they will be caught up in this mess.....and possibly be outed....they knew the risk dealing with Neocons.....
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ldf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:56 PM
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14. this homo
doesn't have a problem with it.
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beyurslf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-10-06 12:02 AM
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15. I'm queer. Out the asshole and all the other ones they can find.
Gay Repubs hiding in DC and working for those who hate us should be shown for the hypocrites that they are.
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wryter2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-10-06 02:42 PM
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16. Thanks, all
:yourock:
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TheDonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-10-06 03:35 PM
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21. Gay republicans should be exposed and/or outed
It could actually do their party more good. Log Cabin rethugs could do more than just cowering behind the curtains while they support a party that exploits us for political gain (coming from a gay person).

Maybe zealots who have hijacked the right will become so pertrified that gays are lurking in their mist they either
a) build a Mayflower and go to Iran
b) stop using gays as a scapegoat and stfu
c) let their true bigotted feelings show and pruge the gays from the Republican party

all good options
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LisaM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:34 PM
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6. Being hypocritical is one thing, but the GOP used gay marriage as a wedge
issue for the 2004 elections. So they can suffer any consequences of that now. If they hate gay people so much, they should be the first to cut the ties with their gay staffers and officials, though it sounds like there will suddenly be about a 50% unemployment rate in the Republican party if that happens!
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kitkat65 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:34 PM
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7. Is that a lot of money for a staffer?
I think an ad against Deborah Pryce (R-OH) said she made $130,000 a year. What is the average pay for a Representative these days?
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OzarkDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-10-06 02:58 PM
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18. Kinda high
of course that also doesn't include what he may be earning from other sources.
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kansasblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:48 PM
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8. As if revealing someone is gay is like a death sentence....

I understand he only outs people in decision and policy making positions and only if they have worked against gays.

go for it.
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onenote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-10-06 03:23 PM
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20. but why stop there?
If its hypocritical for a gay person to be a staffer for a repug that works against gays, what about a secretary in the same office? Or an intern? Or what about a staffer who has a gay brother or sister...isn't it hypocrical of them to work against gay rights?

And did Rogers give any evidence to back up his outing or are we just to assume everything he says is 100 percent factually accurate?
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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:52 PM
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9. Maybe it will be one of the guys Hastert lives with?
;-)
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 05:55 PM
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10. Why?
Edited on Mon Oct-09-06 05:58 PM by IanDB1


I don't see anything odd there.



I mean, it's an expensive apartment...





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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:10 PM
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12. LOL!
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Nimrod2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 07:18 PM
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13. Who is being outed? What time will that be?
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GOTV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-10-06 02:55 PM
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17. So, apparently...
... this guy changed his mind?
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GOTV Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-10-06 03:08 PM
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19. Just came across this link...
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