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cal04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:16 AM
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LATimes:Ex-Page Tells of Foley Liaison
The young man says the then-congressman eyed males in the program. He says he was 21 when he and the Florida Republican had sex.

A former House page says he had sex with then-Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) after receiving explicit e-mails in which the congressman described assessing the sexual orientation and physical attributes of underage pages but waiting until later to make direct advances.

The former page, who agreed to discuss his relationship with Foley with the Los Angeles Times on the condition that he not be identified, said his electronic correspondence with Foley began after he finished the respected Capitol Hill page program for high school juniors. His sexual encounter was in the fall of 2000, he said. At the time, he was 21 and a graduate of a rural Northeastern college.

"I always knew you were a player but I don't fool around with pages," declared one instant message from Maf54, a screen name Foley used in exchanges that have become public involving male former pages.

The former page's account is consistent with Foley's assertion that he did not have sexual relations with minors, an issue that will be key to determining whether he committed crimes. The legal age of consent varies from state to state; in the District of Columbia, where the pages live in supervised dormitories, it is 16.

http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-pa...
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maddezmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:21 AM
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1. how many pages have come forward?
So far one is on record he was overage.
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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:25 AM
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2. We Saw This Shoe Coming...


Magic 8 Ball predicted this would have happened on Friday, but Sunday morning works just as well. By tomorrow afternoon this will be the "latest bombshell" (the fire to the smoke). Expect the Repugnicans to say "hey the guy was 21..." (the Lewinski ironies here will be worth their weight in gold) and the the can is kicked further down the road.

Of course we still have the outting of other gays within the Repugnican party as things get more desperate and the infighting gets intense...the Kirk Fordham vs. Scott Palmer mudfight is a great case in point. And we still haven't heard from Jeff Trendahl...the head of the pages who quit shortly after a Foley confrontation last fall and could answer some very important and embarassing questions here...especially if he's put under oath.

Load up...



The fun is just beginning...
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Sydnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:32 AM
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3. I just heard that on my local morning news
This is just the first drop in the bucket ... at least that is my prediction. There will be more coming forward, I have no doubt.
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Totally Committed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 08:36 AM
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4. Foley is a disgusting pervert...



Ugh.

TC
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leftchick Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-08-06 09:34 AM
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5. salacious
and sleazy. Whoo boy I am sure this is the tip of the iceberg. No wonder he flew out of the Capitol Building.
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