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Fired Boxer aide faces child porn charges
AP via SFGate ^ | 11/13/8

Posted on 11/13/2008 9:28:12 AM PST by SmithL

A high-level aide to California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer has been charged in federal court with receiving and distributing child pornography.

The aide, Jeff Rosato, 32, was arrested last Friday. Boxer's office fired him that same day, as soon as it learned about the charges.

Rosato appeared in federal court in Virginia on Wednesday and was released to home detention on condition he not interact with children or use a computer. He was not required to post any bail or bond money but was being told to undergo medical treatment.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: 110th; boxer; childporn; corruptdems; cultureofcorruption; kiddieporn; rosato; sanfranciscovalues; yourtaxdollarsatwork

1 posted on 11/13/2008 9:28:13 AM PST by SmithL
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To: SmithL

What did Babs know, and when did she know it?


2 posted on 11/13/2008 9:29:01 AM PST by ErnBatavia (Cuba got "Change"...in 1959)
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To: SmithL

Stupid is as stupid does.............


3 posted on 11/13/2008 9:29:11 AM PST by Red Badger (Hey! Look on the bright side! At least Joe Biden is out of the Senate!..........)
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To: SmithL

e-mail buddy to Bernie Ward?


4 posted on 11/13/2008 9:29:46 AM PST by nufsed
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To: SmithL
Just another “Faithless Liberal” screwing their constituent for the good of all. Who knew?
5 posted on 11/13/2008 9:30:49 AM PST by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: SmithL
San Francisco politicians are equivalent to the wax ring on a toilet.
6 posted on 11/13/2008 9:31:00 AM PST by jetson
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To: SmithL

Hopefully “Uncle Jeff” never babysat for Hillary’s nephew.


7 posted on 11/13/2008 9:32:10 AM PST by silverleaf (Fasten your seat belts- it's going to be a BUMPY ride.)
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To: SmithL

His screen name was “Palomino”

(Obscure reference.)


8 posted on 11/13/2008 9:32:24 AM PST by MeanWestTexan (Michael Savage = Tokio Rose of Talk Radio = Purpose is to Demoralize the Right)
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To: SmithL

Isn’t that grounds for promotion?


9 posted on 11/13/2008 9:32:39 AM PST by M203M4 (True Universal Suffrage: Pets of dead illegal-immigrant felons voting Democrat (twice))
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To: SmithL
Yes, I know that is theoretically the other ditz.
10 posted on 11/13/2008 9:33:44 AM PST by MeanWestTexan (Michael Savage = Tokio Rose of Talk Radio = Purpose is to Demoralize the Right)
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To: SmithL

I know this is naive on my part, but wouldn’t it be nice if the GOP starting screaming “bloody murder” on this to start painting rats for what they are. This reflects badly on Boxer, and we have more than enough examples of rats doing less than honorable things, think Barney Franks and William Jefferson.

Why not start hitting the rat brand now?


11 posted on 11/13/2008 9:34:00 AM PST by ABQHispConservative (Liberal + Democrat = Socialist)
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To: SmithL
Senator Boxer has zero tolerance for crimes against children

Such irony.

12 posted on 11/13/2008 9:34:10 AM PST by GSWarrior
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To: SmithL

Democrats + California = Bad News


13 posted on 11/13/2008 9:38:42 AM PST by Commander X (Liberalism: Spurring the decay of the USA)
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To: ErnBatavia

interesting that they fired him immediately. Under normal circumstance you expect someone to be put on leave pending the outcome of the case. By firing him post haste one gets the impression that they may have known what he was dooing prior to getting caught. And they did nothing about it.


14 posted on 11/13/2008 9:43:28 AM PST by mrmargaritaville
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To: ErnBatavia

interesting that they fired him immediately. Under normal circumstance you expect someone to be put on leave pending the outcome of the case. By firing him post haste one gets the impression that they may have known what he was dooing prior to getting caught. And they did nothing about it.


15 posted on 11/13/2008 9:43:32 AM PST by mrmargaritaville
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To: SmithL

Barbara Boxer....

Oh yeah, she’s the “innocent until proven guilty” broad, right?


16 posted on 11/13/2008 10:02:27 AM PST by ArmstedFragg
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To: SmithL

Hey! That’s a resume enhancer to Libs!


17 posted on 11/13/2008 10:02:40 AM PST by Ignatz (Too late; it's Obacalypse NOW!)
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To: GSWarrior
Senator Boxer has zero tolerance for crimes against children

Such irony.


Apparently, abortion doesn't count.
18 posted on 11/13/2008 10:03:30 AM PST by library user
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To: SmithL

Wasn’t Bernie Ward also affiliated with Boxer somehow?


19 posted on 11/13/2008 10:07:43 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona....)
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To: SmithL

Fired when caught...


20 posted on 11/13/2008 10:17:46 AM PST by steve8714 (Keep your hands off my thermostat!)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

Boxer seems to have a knack for finding these kinds of guys.

Bernie Ward was an aide to Boxer when she was a congresswoman.


21 posted on 11/13/2008 10:23:40 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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Bernie Ward, the most prominent liberal voice on Bay Area talk radio for more than two decades, admitted Thursday to distribution of child pornography by e-mail in a plea deal that will send him to federal prison for at least five years.

Ward worked as a schoolteacher, served as legislative assistant for then-Rep. Barbara Boxer for three years and was hired by KGO in 1985.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/05/08/BAIR10J9JC.DTL&feed=rss.news


22 posted on 11/13/2008 10:29:39 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: GSWarrior
Still, Boxer hired this puke and tolerated him in the office for quite a long time.

She knew!

23 posted on 11/13/2008 10:56:26 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah
She knew!

I'd be surprised. There's nothing to be gained by knowingly keeping a kiddie-porn collector on your staff, and a lot to lose. From a purely pragmatic point of view, any politician is going to fire a guy like this as soon as they find out his predilictions.

24 posted on 11/13/2008 10:59:17 AM PST by Citizen Blade (What would Ronald Reagan do?)
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To: george76; ├čudda├čudd
So, Barbara Boxer has made herself the CENTERPIECE of a gang of child pronography criminals?

Maybe this is why Hillary's brother wasn't paying her daughter child support? Worth investigating in more depth to see what the Boxer women are really into with those young children.

25 posted on 11/13/2008 11:00:00 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: Citizen Blade; mrmargaritaville
See Post #15.

This woman has a track record of employing this kind of guy ~ so let me say it again SHE KNEW.

26 posted on 11/13/2008 11:02:46 AM PST by muawiyah
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To: SmithL

She only fired him because he got caught- NOT because he did something vile that Boxer didn’t agree with.


27 posted on 11/13/2008 11:35:04 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: SmithL

Seriously, as much as he probably needs to be horsewhipped, he is only charged with a crime, not convicted. Can you got fired just for a charge?


28 posted on 11/13/2008 12:16:07 PM PST by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: steve8714
Between Jan. 2-Jan. 23, 2008, during more than 15 online chats, Rosato sent the detective more than 600 files of graphic images, according to the affidavit by FBI special agent Chad Gallagher. An analysis of Rosato's computer revealed he was also trading child porn with other Google Hello users.

Why did they wait 9 months later to charge him?
29 posted on 11/13/2008 12:19:04 PM PST by TSgt (Extreme vitriol and rancorous replies served daily. - Mike W USAF)
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To: gathersnomoss
Just another "Faithless Liberal" screwing their constituent for the good of all.

More like he's screwing their children for the good of all perverts.

Who knew?

Apparently the FBI did. He's just another liberal freak who needs to be sent to prison for the rest of his life so that he will never get the chance to harm another child!

30 posted on 11/13/2008 12:34:28 PM PST by NRA2BFree (FAITH IS DARING THE SOUL TO GO BEYOND WHAT THE EYES CAN SEE.)
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To: SmithL
No innocent until proven guilty in a court of law?

Are Dem's going soft?

31 posted on 11/13/2008 12:47:43 PM PST by realdifferent1 (Now powered by 'The Penguin'!)
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To: SmithL

No Bail ...No Bond...kind of like William Jefferson....
90 thousand in cool cash...caught red handed....
never Prosecuted.
Democrats walk every time....

America is Dead.


32 posted on 11/13/2008 1:43:33 PM PST by LtKerst (Lt Kerst)
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To: GSWarrior
Senator Boxer has zero tolerance for crimes against children
Such irony.


But it's TRUE! Senator Boxer is a defender of ALL children, except for the ones murdered in the womb by the knife of the abortionist, THOSE children aren't really children in Boxer's pathetic little world.
33 posted on 11/13/2008 1:49:57 PM PST by mkjessup (0bama the President-elect? 'Reverend' Jeremiah Wright IS a prophet: God has just damned America.)
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To: SmithL

a bit off topic, but in the same line: Anyone watch O’Reilly last night? Dennis Miller was on and what he said almost made me spit soda all over the screen- Him and Billy were talking about AIG- Dennis said AIG should probably go to prison for corruption, and Billy said Yup- and probably Barney Frank should go to prison too- Dennis then said “Yeah, but I think maybe Barney might not mind going to prison”

I bout lost it on that one- Everyone in the studio including camera people were laughing


34 posted on 11/13/2008 2:04:33 PM PST by CottShop
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To: SmithL

Democrat culture of corruption and law breakers.

Not a peep of this on the lame media.


35 posted on 11/13/2008 2:04:41 PM PST by soycd
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To: muawiyah
So, Barbara Boxer has made herself the CENTERPIECE of a gang of child pronography criminals.

Exactly. If she didn't know she should have. How can we trust her to make good decisions for the country when she makes awful decisions with her own staff. Did these guys ever babysit her grandchildren? Barbara Boxer either supports this behavior or is too incompetent to hold office?

Which is it, Babs?

36 posted on 11/13/2008 2:09:50 PM PST by Betty Jane
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To: GSWarrior
Senator Boxer has zero tolerance for crimes against children Boxer has a lot of toleranace for killing the un born children.....
37 posted on 11/13/2008 2:48:20 PM PST by JoanneSD (illegals represented without taxation.. Americans taxed without representation)
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To: GSWarrior
Senator Boxer has zero tolerance for crimes against children Boxer has a lot of toleranace for killing the un born children.....
38 posted on 11/13/2008 2:51:51 PM PST by JoanneSD (illegals represented without taxation.. Americans taxed without representation)
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To: SmithL; Grampa Dave; SierraWasp
BaBa Boxer loves the fags of her district so why in she throwing this one under the street car named the Deviate Express...
39 posted on 11/13/2008 3:13:15 PM PST by tubebender (Retirement...The art and science of Killing time before it Kills you...)
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To: jetson
San Francisco politicians are equivalent to the wax ring on a toilet.

LOL!!

40 posted on 11/13/2008 3:21:28 PM PST by randog (What the...?!)
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To: ridesthemiles
She only fired him because he got caught- NOT because he did something vile that Boxer didn’t agree with.

Naaaah, he was probably fired for no call/no show.

41 posted on 11/13/2008 3:23:54 PM PST by randog (What the...?!)
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To: SmithL

I hope they dress him up like a little boy in prison.


42 posted on 11/13/2008 3:26:36 PM PST by LeonardFMason
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To: ABQHispConservative

“why not start hitting the rat brand now?”
——well, it’s already been done for years, by now, let’s just take Ann Coulter as one example. We’ve seen how well it plays, as spun the MSM, before it ever gets to the eyes and ears of the American public. The bald truth about Dems fits nicely and readily into their bag of hate speech,and all the usual distorted stereotypes about “the Right” will be turned on full blast. believe me,charges of racism and hate speech have yet to see their heyday. It will start on Jan. 20 for real.


43 posted on 11/13/2008 5:12:56 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: supremedoctrine

I agree 100%, but if Republicans don’t do anything, then why fight for the party. Besides, the MSM will tar us with racism and hate if we complain at all. So why not go for it?


44 posted on 11/13/2008 5:14:54 PM PST by ABQHispConservative (Liberal + Democrat = Socialist)
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To: ErnBatavia; SmithL

I don’t expect any politician or employer to be able to tell if they have an employee doing something illegal unless the employee is doing it openly. I’m sure that guys like this exist on both sides of the aisle.

I will give her credit for firing him immediately.

I do NOT give the media credit for accurate reporting. They describe him as “Fired Boxer aide” which makes it sound as if he’d worked for Boxer long ago. A more accurate headline would be something like “Boxer aide fired for...” which makes it clear that he was her employee at the time it was discovered.


45 posted on 11/13/2008 5:36:20 PM PST by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: ArmstedFragg

Birds of a feather...

46 posted on 11/13/2008 6:03:00 PM PST by They'reGone2000 (<--- Forwarding address: Galt's Gulch)
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To: They'reGone2000

a couple of dikes?


47 posted on 11/13/2008 6:11:50 PM PST by reefdiver (How do you keep the Conservative a Conservative, in Washington DC ?)
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To: SmithL
An aide to Senator Maria Cantwell D-WA was arrested a year ago on attempted child sex abuse charges. Seems to be a pattern in the Democrat Senate.

Cantwell aide arrested on child sex bust

48 posted on 11/13/2008 6:20:13 PM PST by vox_freedom (G K Chesterton: "If there were no God, there would be no atheists.")
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To: tubebender

“BaBa Boxer loves the fags of her district so why in she throwing this one under the street car named the Deviate Express...”

Because they have documentation of his deviancy.

When the repubie in Florida had the problem two years ago. I was told by a person, who used to be in the travel agency business about the Gay Predator Perverts in the Bay area, scheduling trips to Mexico, South America and SE Asia for homosexual sex with very young males. This person said many gay staff members on Boxer, Pelosi, Fineswine and Newsome’s staff were regular customers on these perverted trips.


49 posted on 11/14/2008 5:41:14 AM PST by Grampa Dave (Do we trust 0W0N$PENDALOT, Pelo$i, Barnie, Dodd & Reid to leave our 401k's/IRA's alone?)
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To: ErnBatavia

Boxer knew...

first Bernie Ward...then this guy...

She draws them like Flies.


50 posted on 11/14/2008 8:02:28 AM PST by LtKerst (Lt Kerst)
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