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Dr. Laura son linked to lurid Web page
Salt Lake City Tribune ^ | May 23, 2007 | Matthew D. LaPlante

Posted on 05/31/2007 8:19:52 AM PDT by bmweezer

The soldier son of talk radio relationship counselor Laura Schlessinger is under investigation for a graphic personal Web page that one Army official has called "repulsive." The MySpace page, publicly available until Friday when it disappeared from the Internet, included cartoon depictions of rape, murder, torture and child molestation; photographs of soldiers with guns in their mouths; a photograph of a bound and blindfolded detainee captioned "My Sweet Little Habib"; accounts of illicit drug use; and a blog entry headlined by a series of obscenities and racial epithets. The site is credited to and includes many photographs of Deryk Schlessinger, the 21-year-old son of the talk radio personality known simply as Dr. Laura. Broadcast locally on 570 KNRS, "Family Values Talk Radio," the former family counselor spends three hours daily taking calls and offering advice on morals, ethics and values. She broadcast a show from Fort Douglas, in Salt Lake City, last week.

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1 posted on 05/31/2007 8:19:53 AM PDT by bmweezer
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To: bmweezer

I guess her son is a liberal Democrat. Wonder if the MSM will cover up for him?


2 posted on 05/31/2007 8:21:53 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici
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To: bmweezer

Apparently, naked pictures of your mom on the The Internets will get to you.


3 posted on 05/31/2007 8:22:34 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: bmweezer

The media will love this one. They hate Dr. Laura even more than they hate the folks who serve in our military.


4 posted on 05/31/2007 8:22:55 AM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: bmweezer
What kind of unit is he in?
5 posted on 05/31/2007 8:22:59 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: bmweezer

Getting some payback on Mommy Dearest? Mama Laura is a sadistic, phony fruitcake. No surprise if the son turns out to be the same.


6 posted on 05/31/2007 8:23:53 AM PDT by Cecily
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To: bmweezer

I remember seeing some nude Pics of the good doctor a few years back taken while she was off cheating on her Boyfriend/Husband or whatever.


7 posted on 05/31/2007 8:24:17 AM PDT by mowowie
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To: bmweezer

Article is over a week old. Why post an 8 day old story?


8 posted on 05/31/2007 8:25:10 AM PDT by don-o (“I don`t expect politicians to solve anyone's problems.The world owes us nothing” Bob Dylan)
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To: bmweezer

Ouch!


9 posted on 05/31/2007 8:25:49 AM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: don-o

Just to get your goat, probably.


10 posted on 05/31/2007 8:27:10 AM PDT by jdm (One of these days, I'm going to get rich doing something, but it probably won't be this.)
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To: bmweezer

I never cared for Dr. Laura.
She seems inordinately harsh, and very short with callers.
And the “I’m my kid’s mom” thing... please!

I wouldn’t wish this on her, but I’m not terribly shaken to see it happen.


11 posted on 05/31/2007 8:28:00 AM PDT by brownsfan (It's not a war on terror... it's a war with islam.)
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To: mowowie
I remember seeing some nude Pics of the good doctor a few years back taken while she was off cheating on her Boyfriend/Husband or whatever.

The one of her wearing the dog collar is the hottest, I think.

12 posted on 05/31/2007 8:30:54 AM PDT by jdm (One of these days, I'm going to get rich doing something, but it probably won't be this.)
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To: jdm
I generally don't bother myself about dupe posts. There's a lot I would miss if an article were only posted once.

But, this one - 8 days old rang a bell. Did a search (SOP for all posting) and the exact same article from the same source was posted on the 23rd)

My goat is not gotten, btw, :)

13 posted on 05/31/2007 8:32:06 AM PDT by don-o (“I don`t expect politicians to solve anyone's problems.The world owes us nothing” Bob Dylan)
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To: Cecily

Agreed, my least favorite conservative.

Caller: *weep* “A dear loved one killed himself. How should I cope?”

DL: *paraphrasing* “Suck it up, life sucks.” which is just about ever answer she gives.

I don’t doubt for a second this kid has issues. I feel sorry for him.


14 posted on 05/31/2007 8:32:17 AM PDT by tranzorZ
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To: bmweezer

The media will leap on this cuz they hate Laura! Anything they can do to trash Laura!


15 posted on 05/31/2007 8:36:32 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: SJSAMPLE

Did he do that?


16 posted on 05/31/2007 8:38:07 AM PDT by rwfromkansas (http://xanga.com/rwfromkansas)
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To: mowowie

The photos were taken by an ex-boyfriend well before she was married (college, I think).

Mommy constantly spouting off about little Derek’s virginity must have taken its toll.


17 posted on 05/31/2007 8:40:28 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: brownsfan
She is a strong, and vocal, supporter of the troops and in particular her son. She is also a critic of the liberal stars and media and their crappy pampered antics. She has many enemies in that sector.

I don't like her show but think about who calls in and announces to millions that they are a bedwetter or whatever anyway. They need a stern rebuke.

18 posted on 05/31/2007 8:41:09 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: rwfromkansas

No.
The pics were released by an ex-boyfriend.

I think he saw those and flipped out.


19 posted on 05/31/2007 8:41:35 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: VeniVidiVici
Wonder if the MSM will cover up for him?

They won't, because they hate Dr. Laura with a passion. Anything they can do to hurt her, they will.

20 posted on 05/31/2007 8:41:44 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Cecily
Mama Laura is a sadistic, phony fruitcake.

What makes you call her sadistic?

21 posted on 05/31/2007 8:42:26 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: bmweezer
Buried Deep in the Story: Mike Paul, spokesman for Laura Schlessinger, released a statement which said, in part, "We hope all news media outlets will respect his privacy for his safety and the safety of those serving with him." In an interview with The Tribune, Paul suggested that the page could be a fake.

That was a contention echoed by Army spokesman Robert Tallman, who said "it may be possible that our enemies are actually behind this.

"Our enemies are adaptive, technologically sophisticated, and truly understand the importance of the information battlespace," Tallman continued. "Sadly, they will use that space to promulgate and disseminate untrue propaganda."

22 posted on 05/31/2007 8:43:47 AM PDT by 11th Commandment
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To: bmweezer
Most mechanics I know drive a piece of crap because they work on everyone elses cars but their own.
23 posted on 05/31/2007 8:43:58 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps...)
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To: 2banana

Entertainment.


24 posted on 05/31/2007 8:45:03 AM PDT by agent_delta
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To: bmweezer

**sigh** I have no words


25 posted on 05/31/2007 8:45:33 AM PDT by USMCWife6869 (Godspeed Sand Sharks.)
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To: 11th Commandment

I hope he’s been set up.


26 posted on 05/31/2007 8:46:27 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: sarasota

I trust the MSM very little


27 posted on 05/31/2007 8:48:03 AM PDT by 11th Commandment
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To: bmweezer

This was last week’s news. The story is moving down the food chain.


28 posted on 05/31/2007 8:48:31 AM PDT by RightWhale (Repeal the Treaty)
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To: 11th Commandment; All

Well, it is true that anybody can create a MySpace page. There are dozens of people claiming to be celebrities every day.

I wonder if this was really her son, as he said on there basically that he goes around killing some people who do not deserve it if you read other stories of what he wrote on there. He admits to murder.


29 posted on 05/31/2007 8:48:50 AM PDT by rwfromkansas (http://xanga.com/rwfromkansas)
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To: pfflier

“I don’t like her show but think about who calls in and announces to millions that they are a bedwetter or whatever anyway. They need a stern rebuke.”

Some do, but one size doesn’t fit all. She doesn’t seem to tailor her response, it’s the same for all. And she does seem to be a bit sanctimonious to me. In spite of her positive attributes, her negatives cause me to take a little schadenfreude in this case.


30 posted on 05/31/2007 8:51:15 AM PDT by brownsfan (It's not a war on terror... it's a war with islam.)
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To: VeniVidiVici

How do you know he’s guilty of anything?


31 posted on 05/31/2007 8:53:19 AM PDT by abigailsmybaby (I was born with nothing. So far I have most of it left.)
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To: tranzorZ
Caller: *weep* “A dear loved one killed himself. How should I cope?”

DL: *paraphrasing* “Suck it up, life sucks.” which is just about ever answer she gives.

Sounds alot like FR responses.

32 posted on 05/31/2007 8:53:55 AM PDT by JackDanielsOldNo7 (On guard until the seal is broken)
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To: bmweezer

Wise people will hold their fire until it is proven this site belonged to or was actively maintained by this young man.

Also, do a little background research on the author. A Dr. Laura hater to the nth degree.

If Derek is guilty then string him up and quick. But something does not pass the smell test just yet.

Oh, and I am not a Dr. laura fan.


33 posted on 05/31/2007 8:54:33 AM PDT by LetGoNow
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To: 2banana

I don’t know, but I think Dr. Laura refers to herself as the “proud mom of an Army Paratrooper”.


34 posted on 05/31/2007 8:54:52 AM PDT by fishergirl (My warrior, my soldier, my hero - my son. God bless our troops!)
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To: bmweezer
I smell a 'rat.


35 posted on 05/31/2007 8:55:59 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: bmweezer

“That was a contention echoed by Army spokesman Robert Tallman, who said “it may be possible that our enemies are actually behind this”

Probably a real possibility that the kid didn’t post the site.

My nephew had a site on Myspace, in his name, with all kinds of nonsense on it, and he didn’t make the page

It’s not hard to post in someone else’s name, just sign up as someone else, Myspace has no rules about that.

Didn’t Obama recently have a problem with a site in his name that wasn’t his?

I just logged into myspace...here’s a Hillary Clinton site...but I’m pretty sure she’s not the one that posted it.

http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=5607717


36 posted on 05/31/2007 8:58:03 AM PDT by dawn53
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To: bmweezer

This is a shame. Pray for Dr. Laura.


37 posted on 05/31/2007 9:01:15 AM PDT by sauropod ("An intelligent man is sometimes forced to be drunk to spend time with his fools." Ernest Hemingway)
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To: SJSAMPLE

‘Apparently, naked pictures of your mom on the The Internets will get to you.’

And she lectures others on how to raise their kids?

(eyes rolling)


38 posted on 05/31/2007 9:02:49 AM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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To: Cecily

I’ve had the same view of this woman for years now.


39 posted on 05/31/2007 9:03:20 AM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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To: mowowie

She was living with a married man...for over eleven years when those pictures were taken.


40 posted on 05/31/2007 9:03:55 AM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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To: brownsfan

‘And the “I’m my kid’s mom” thing... please!’

(chuckle)

How’s that working out for the good Doctor?


41 posted on 05/31/2007 9:04:38 AM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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To: SJSAMPLE

‘The photos were taken by an ex-boyfriend well before she was married (college, I think).’

The ‘ex boyfriend’ was married, and she (dr fraud) lived with him for eleven years while he remained married to somebody else.

I’m not surprised the hypocrite raised a kid with serious mental issues.


42 posted on 05/31/2007 9:06:23 AM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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To: don-o

I told him it would piss you off. Glad he posted it.


43 posted on 05/31/2007 9:08:14 AM PDT by Rb ver. 2.0
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To: sauropod

Indeed. If my son pulled something like this, I’d be devastated. If someone else posted something on this order in his name, I’d be thoroughly outraged. Either way, liberal media will use it to their advantage, with no thought of the consequences to our troops.


44 posted on 05/31/2007 9:08:53 AM PDT by knittnmom (...surrounded by reality!)
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To: Cecily

I agree. Dr. Laura is quite mean and psychologically destructive at times. I’m not sure why anyone calls her.

She does force people to look straight at their problems and tries to emphasize maintaining the family above all else, which is good. She’s got quite a strong female following.

The tough love thing really wears though, especially when her lack of compassion and deep seated anger comes through.


45 posted on 05/31/2007 9:13:36 AM PDT by Wiseghy ("You want to break this army? Then break your word to it.")
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To: bmweezer

Dr Laura is one of the loudest national voices espousing family values AND personal responsibility. She is not perfect nor does she claim to be. She speaks plainly, bluntly and gives no quater for those callers that always want to blame someone else for life’s problems.

In my book that is one solid woman.


46 posted on 05/31/2007 9:14:22 AM PDT by Cyman
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To: 80 Square Miles
If the driveby media had proof this was Dr. Laura’s son and not a setup we would have heard about it every hour on the hour for the last 8 days. I’m suspicious of the truth of the allegations.
47 posted on 05/31/2007 9:21:41 AM PDT by mimaw
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To: VeniVidiVici

Uhh, credited to is not the same as doing. What makes me think this was a set up?


48 posted on 05/31/2007 9:23:08 AM PDT by Bob J (nks)
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To: Bob J

If it was a set-up, why hasn’t she (or he) angrily denied it? Instead, she has suspended her column.


49 posted on 05/31/2007 9:24:53 AM PDT by Austin Willard Wright
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To: Badeye
And she lectures others on how to raise their kids?

(eyes rolling)

Got the hots for her, hm?

50 posted on 05/31/2007 9:26:29 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici
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