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Jeanette in FL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 05:10 AM
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Why was the Whitehouse (Bush) snubbing Foley in 2004?
Foley's e-mail to governor voices fear White House snubbed him
By Dara Kam
Palm Beach Post Capital Bureau
Thursday, October 12, 2006

TALLAHASSEE E-mails from former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley to Gov. Jeb Bush reveal that Foley feared two years ago the White House was shunning him, and he called on the governor, President Bush's brother, to intercede.

Foley wrote to Gov. Bush on Sept. 29, 2004: "Have I done something to offend the White House ... I am always getting the shaft ... they came to ft pierce a few weeks ago and said I was not allowed to attend ... yet joe negron is there ...

"Tomorrow Potus is in Martin County and I am told I am not allowed to be there either. I can't quite figure what I have done but this is a continuing pattern of slights ... I have constantly put the President in the best possible light on everything from haiti to hurricanes ... sorry to trouble you ... and I wouldn't if this wasn't so frequent ..."

POTUS is an acronym for president of the United States. Foley's message referred to President Bush's visits to Florida in the aftermath of Hurricane Jeanne.

Bush responded that day: "I will try to help. I know it is nothing you have done. Promise. I think it relates to debate prep time. Jeb."

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/content/nation/epaper...
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Botany Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 05:17 AM
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1. Because "they" knew about Foley's actions?
Wow, hard to prove but if the White House knew about
Foley and yet did nothing to stop him ..... bush falls from
33% to 15%.
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Jeanette in FL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 05:47 AM
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2. Well something is up
When I lived in Palm Beach County, Foley was always there with Bush when he came to town. Foley was always doing Bush's bidding for him.

So for the Whitehouse to not allow him to attend functions and appearances seems like the administration wanted to put distance between themselves and Foley.

Now the question is why?
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B Calm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 05:53 AM
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3. Hell yes Bush knew! But he didn't out him, they ignored him and
allowed him to sexually stalk children for two more years.
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teach1st Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:16 AM
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4. Dear Jeb
Please ask Georgie if he likes me. I am dying to know.

Check one and send it back. Dont let Dennis see this note. He'd be so-ooo mad.

Do you like me, Georgie?

___ Yes ___ No

XX000XXX
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Ino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:23 AM
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5. This reminds me of grade school.
Dear Jeb

I dont understand this... George isn't inviting me to his parties, but he invited JOE!!!1! Is he mad at me? I mean, like, I let him copy off me all the time! What did I do wrong?!?1 Can u find out if George still likes me???

Luv & Kissessssss
Mark
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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:25 AM
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6. This Was Taken In 2004


Ya think that might have been the reason? Maybe Foley invited booshie boy for a measuring contest.
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B Calm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:36 AM
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7. Funny pic. Bush must be telling Foley about Clinton's Mr. Chubby!
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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-12-06 06:54 AM
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8. Brownie's Smiling Like A Cheshire Cat
Methinks he thinks he's the biggest dick of all of them there. Now that's a tough call...they're all dicks!
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