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Senator In Sex Sting Now Likely To Quit (Larry Craig)
NBC ^ | 12:44 pm EDT September 6, 2007

Posted on 09/06/2007 10:48:43 AM PDT by Calpernia

WASHINGTON -- It now looks like Sen. Larry Craig is going to leave office after all.

His top spokesman said Thursday that Craig has just about dropped any idea of trying to complete his term, and that he is focused on helping Idaho send a new senator to Washington within a few weeks.

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Craig's situation came up in Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate.

Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas and Rep. Duncan Hunter of California both called for his reignation.

"What I think is good about it is that he's taking responsibility in the sense of resigning from office, and I think he ought to stick with that," Brownback said.

Adding that he wanted the Republican party to "get to the bottom of this," Brownback said, "we shouldn't hide people. We shouldn't walk away from family values for fear that instances like this happen within our party."

(Excerpt) Read more at nbc10.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; US: Idaho
KEYWORDS: 110th; brokebacksenator; censureandmoveon; duncanhunter; gaystapotactics; idaho; larrycraig; misdemeanor; partisanwitchhunt; sambrownback

1 posted on 09/06/2007 10:48:48 AM PDT by Calpernia
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To: Calpernia

Is “likey to quit” the same as “intent to resign”.

Sounds like parsing to me.


2 posted on 09/06/2007 10:50:08 AM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Calpernia
and that he is focused on helping Idaho send a new senator to Washington within a few weeks.

heh..let's make a deal.

3 posted on 09/06/2007 10:50:38 AM PDT by evad
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To: Calpernia
He's in, he's out.

What is with this Craig guy? in and out and in and out.

4 posted on 09/06/2007 10:50:47 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (When toilet paper is a luxury, you have achieved communism.)
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To: Calpernia

No thanks to the rat infesed hairdo of the Rino from Pennsylvania.


5 posted on 09/06/2007 10:51:08 AM PDT by golfisnr1 (Democrats are like roaches - hard to get rid of.)
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To: tennmountainman

I think it is more like his “intent” to go to a certain bathroom at the airport.


6 posted on 09/06/2007 10:52:20 AM PDT by trumandogz
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To: ElkGroveDan

That’s how he got into trouble in the first place!.................


7 posted on 09/06/2007 10:52:47 AM PDT by Red Badger (ALL that CARBON in ALL that oil & coal was once in the atmospere. We're just putting it back!)
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To: Calpernia

The clue wagon must’ve made another delivery.


8 posted on 09/06/2007 10:53:32 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Calpernia

Just like a woman, can’t make up her mind. Nancy boy!


9 posted on 09/06/2007 10:53:37 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (We all need someone we can bleed on...)
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To: ElkGroveDan

Yeah, why can’t he just be straight with us?
(credit to Jay Leno)


10 posted on 09/06/2007 10:55:19 AM PDT by VRWCmember (Fred Thompson 2008! Taking America Back for Conservatives!)
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To: Revolting cat!

LOL


11 posted on 09/06/2007 10:56:45 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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To: VRWCmember
Fred Barnes said yesterday Arlen was rethinking his support of Craig...

..that would prolly do it.

12 posted on 09/06/2007 10:56:59 AM PDT by Guenevere (Duncan Hunter...President '08)
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To: VRWCmember

He ought to quit stalling and take a stance. He really needs to decide which side of the divide he’s on.


13 posted on 09/06/2007 11:02:12 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (There are two kinds of people: those who get it, and those who need to.)
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To: Calpernia

Don’t let the stall door hit you on the way out! (credit to someone else on here who wrote that in another thread)


14 posted on 09/06/2007 11:02:56 AM PDT by HwyChile
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To: Calpernia
Sex Sting

'Sex Sting'? I thought it was a 'Sex Stink', having taken place, you know where?!

15 posted on 09/06/2007 11:03:17 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (We all need someone we can bleed on...)
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To: Guenevere
Fred Barnes said yesterday Arlen was rethinking his support of Craig...

I wouldn't be surprised to learn that Arlen got a significant number of messages telling him to STFU and stop supporting the pervert.

16 posted on 09/06/2007 11:03:44 AM PDT by vox humana
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To: Calpernia
Sen. Sam Brownback of Kansas and Rep. Duncan Hunter of California both called for his reignation.

Interesting typo.

As an aside, it would probably be good if the Senator from Kansas never gets involved in a homosexual scandal. :^)

17 posted on 09/06/2007 11:10:27 AM PDT by Disambiguator (What's the temperature, Albert?)
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To: ElkGroveDan

please post this picture...

http://www.celebritywonder.com/img/movieposter/tn/1997_In__Out.jpg


18 posted on 09/06/2007 11:11:38 AM PDT by enough_idiocy (www.daypo.net/test-iraq-war.html)
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To: ElkGroveDan

ElkGroveDan wrote:

“He’s in, he’s out.
What is with this Craig guy? in and out and in and out.”

http://www.celebritywonder.com/img/movieposter/tn/1997_In__Out.jpg


19 posted on 09/06/2007 11:12:27 AM PDT by enough_idiocy (www.daypo.net/test-iraq-war.html)
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To: Calpernia

Larry Craig is now the flip flop champion taking the title over from John F. Kerry.


20 posted on 09/06/2007 11:15:46 AM PDT by SirLinksalot
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To: Calpernia

Larry. Go move to the Castro district in SF.


21 posted on 09/06/2007 11:16:14 AM PDT by finnman69 (cum puella incedit minore medio corpore sub quo manifestu s globus, inflammare animos)
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To: Calpernia

He was thinking of using a page from the Dem playbook: Shamelessness wins. Bill Clinton, Barney Frank, Gerry Studds, etc., just insist you did nothing wrong and fight to the end. In your face defiance. You’ll outlast your enemies.

I guess he couldn’t find sufficient allies, here or in his district.

Nothing left for it but to make like Britain’s John Profumo and spend the rest of one’s life toiling obscurely for charity.


22 posted on 09/06/2007 11:20:03 AM PDT by sinanju
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To: Calpernia

Don’t go away mad, Larry, just go away.


23 posted on 09/06/2007 11:22:52 AM PDT by counterpunch ("The Democrats are the party of slavery." - Cindy Sheehan)
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To: sinanju
...just insist you did nothing wrong and fight to the end.

Craig should establish a business that sells arrogance and ego. With an unlimited supply of these commodities, he would soon be a billionaire.

24 posted on 09/06/2007 11:47:18 AM PDT by vox humana
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To: ElkGroveDan
"What is with this Craig guy? in and out and in and out."

As my dad would say, it's time for him to "poop or get off the pot."

25 posted on 09/06/2007 11:49:00 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Calpernia

Man, did he blow this job!

Mr Craig, please just go away, and take a few hundred of your fellow pervs in both houses with you.


26 posted on 09/06/2007 11:53:57 AM PDT by c21sac
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To: ElkGroveDan
>What is with this Craig guy? in and out and in and..

"If you want my body
And you think I'm sexy
Come on, Sugar, let me know
If you really need me
Just reach out and touch me
Come on, Honey, tell me so ..."

27 posted on 09/06/2007 11:58:30 AM PDT by theFIRMbss
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To: Calpernia

I predict that within 30 days Craig will call a news conference to announce that he is a “gay American”, makes no apology for it, and that it was the mean, hurtful republicans and conservatives that kept him in the closet and the bathroom stalls.

This guy isn’t going down without a struggle and he’ll be grasping for whatever headlines he can get on the way down in an effort to remain relevant and employed somewhere.


28 posted on 09/06/2007 12:00:23 PM PDT by subterfuge (It's GREAT, to be, a Florida Gator!)
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To: enough_idiocy

29 posted on 09/06/2007 12:05:50 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (When toilet paper is a luxury, you have achieved communism.)
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To: Calpernia
"... has just about dropped any idea of trying to complete his term..."

"Just about"? Oh, brother, here we go again. More clintonian weasel-wording and tergiversating.

30 posted on 09/06/2007 12:23:29 PM PDT by Bonaparte
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To: finnman69

“Larry. Go move to the Castro district in SF”

and join the Log Cabin Republicans


31 posted on 09/06/2007 12:32:54 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: subterfuge
Your prophecy could well come true, although Craig strikes me as a homosexual so deeply closeted, he might prefer suicide rather than admit who he is.

It would astound me if no investigative reporter, especially in the homosexual media, did not publish a detailed article on this affair and soon. But it would also not surprise me if Craig embellished or changed his account to fit any new revelations. I believe even his family will eventually grow weary of his continuing flip-flops. As Sargeant Karsnia so aptly put it, "embarassing, embarassing."

32 posted on 09/06/2007 12:35:44 PM PDT by Bonaparte
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To: ElkGroveDan
"What is with this Craig guy? in and out and in and out."

Ever watch a bee trapped under a drinking glass? How about a rat with a paw caught on a sticky trap?

33 posted on 09/06/2007 12:40:31 PM PDT by Bonaparte
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To: woodbutcher1963
...and join the Log Cabin Republicans.

I've got news for you...

The Log Cabin Republicans don't want him! Apparently, they don't like restroom perverts either.

34 posted on 09/06/2007 2:42:58 PM PDT by vox humana
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To: vox humana
In a strategic move, He has stalled his announcement.

Assuming that his wide stance might point a finger at his guilt, he's tapping new talent to get him off.

35 posted on 09/06/2007 3:34:11 PM PDT by battlegearboat
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To: golfisnr1

You are so right. I think we just found one of his butt munches in the U.S. Senate, there are bound to be more, say does barney frank miss him too?


36 posted on 09/06/2007 7:49:48 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: Calpernia; wolfinator; Sue Perkick; TheKidster; Bender2; Humble Servant; ...
I had never heard of the guy, but now I'm going to be sorry to see him go. His entertainment value was priceless.

Immature Toilet Humor Ping!

If you are wondering how you got onto this list, it's because you said something funny on a previous Craig thread that cracked me up.

To be added to this ping list just make some stupid bathroom humor innuendo that has nothing to do with Larry Craig.

Craig really blew it. He threw his life down the toilet. The only way he can resurrect his career is to suck it up, swallow his pride, get on his knees and ask for forgiveness.

37 posted on 09/06/2007 9:07:02 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: battlegearboat; TheKidster

I was talking to my buddy Dick, who is an expert on this particulary section of the penal code. He’s with the law firm of Johnson, Weiner, and Wang LLC BTW.

He agrees that Craig is in a deep hole. There is no way for him to wipe his record clean.

The GOP is just better off washing their hands of the whole mess.


38 posted on 09/06/2007 9:14:40 PM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: VRWCmember
Yeah, why can’t he just be straight with us? (credit to Jay Leno)

I asked the same question about Mark Foley...

39 posted on 09/06/2007 9:16:41 PM PDT by NeoCaveman (Libs: killing a windfarm is bad, letting a gal die in your Oldsmobile is not so bad)
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To: Eric Blair 2084

A lot of people are saying that the prosecutor doesn’t really have a good case against Craig.

I mean, where’s the beef?


40 posted on 09/07/2007 4:15:25 AM PDT by wolfinator
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To: Eric Blair 2084

Craig’s career seems to be just floating with this paper trail on top of him.

He keeps tap dancing around the issue.

I heard he was planning to take a wide stance on global issues, do some diplomatic work and try to successfully negotiate the release of the chocolate hostages.


41 posted on 09/07/2007 6:49:36 AM PDT by TheKidster (you can only trust government to grow, consolidate power and infringe upon your liberties.)
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To: NeoCaveman
Think this place specializes in rear-end collisions?


42 posted on 09/07/2007 10:37:09 AM PDT by VRWCmember (Fred Thompson 2008! Taking America Back for Conservatives!)
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To: VRWCmember; honolulugal

Good one. See pic above HG. Please add “Specializing in Rear End Collisions”.


43 posted on 09/07/2007 11:31:26 AM PDT by Eric Blair 2084 (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms shouldn't be a federal agency...it should be a convenience store.)
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To: Revolting cat!
'Sex Sting'? I thought it was a 'Sex Stink', having taken place, you know where?!

I've wondered what the cop working the sting did to get this assignment? Think about it - he was assigned to go sit in an filthy, stinky airport bathroom all day and let gays hit on him.

Wonder if we will ever see that one on Dirty Jobs...

44 posted on 09/07/2007 11:36:43 AM PDT by IamConservative (I could never be a liar; there's too much to remember.)
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