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WHAT I HAVE KNOWN ABOUT ERIC MASSA (shipmates detail gay history of retiring Dem)
Bob Lonsberry 2010 ^ | Written March 4, 2010 | Bob Lonsberry

Posted on 03/04/2010 5:29:46 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines

During his Navy career, Eric Massa allegedly touched at least two men inappropriately and may have exhibited a pattern of putting himself in situations where he would see men naked – particularly younger and lower-ranked men.

These allegations come from general shipboard understandings and conversations, and were relayed to me by shipmates of Eric Massa.

In one instance... Massa and a lieutenant were on liberty in the Middle East. Massa had made the motel arrangements and the room turned out to have only one bed. The lieutenant reportedly told other officers on the ship that while they were in the room, Massa came up behind him and started massaging his neck and shoulders....he later told shipmates, he was awakened by Massa’s hands in his shorts. The lieutenant was startled and turned away. Massa rolled over and pretended to be asleep....

A few months after this incident, another lieutenant ... had a somewhat similar situation. In the stateroom, Massa had the bottom rack and the lieutenant had the top rack. ... he had awakened to Massa atop him in his bunk.

The lieutenant rebuffed Massa.

Neither lieutenant officially complained about their experiences. In both instances, Massa was their boss ...

Also ....junior officers were troubled by the fact that Massa used their shower – even though it was four decks below his stateroom and he had showering facilities with the other senior officers....

These are the things I knew about Eric Massa three years ago. I had them primarily from one source, and in part from two other sources.

None of the sources wanted to speak publicly, though one of the sources wanted the story to go public. The other two feared retribution and had gone on with their lives and didn’t want to get involved in an old controversy.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; US: New York
KEYWORDS: eric; harassment; homosexualagenda; massa; sexual
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1 posted on 03/04/2010 5:29:46 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: governsleastgovernsbest; gaspar; NativeNewYorker; drjimmy; Atticus; John Valentine; TLBSHOW; ...

Upstate ping (hat tip to ntnychik)


2 posted on 03/04/2010 5:31:41 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Don’t ask.

But more importantly, don’t tell. Just. Please. Don’t. Tell.

This may be series and hugh, but I need to shower. Alone.


3 posted on 03/04/2010 5:32:39 AM PST by IncPen (HEY GORE -- GIVE BACK THE OSCAR! - GIVE BACK THE NOBEL! ANSWER THE HOAX!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Step down today Mr. Foley.. I mean Massa.


4 posted on 03/04/2010 5:32:45 AM PST by pnut22
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Just wondering how many in Congress really should be in jail.


5 posted on 03/04/2010 5:34:28 AM PST by Calm_Cool_and_Elected
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Lonsberry should be careful on this one....


6 posted on 03/04/2010 5:34:28 AM PST by Sacajaweau (What)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Not unusual. We all knew Libs swing both ways.


7 posted on 03/04/2010 5:34:50 AM PST by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: wolfcreek

“We all knew Libs swing both ways.

Yeah, men and boys!


8 posted on 03/04/2010 5:37:34 AM PST by jimmyo57
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

If woke up and found a guy with his hand in my shorts I would have beat him to a bloody pulp. I don’t care if he was my boss or not.


9 posted on 03/04/2010 5:38:05 AM PST by BubbaBasher ("Liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals" - Sam Adams)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Though the stories and how they developed seemed genuine, I recognized that it was possible they could have been mere gossip...

Without names, they ARE mere gossip, and mere vicious gossip too. My respect for Lonsberry just crashed.

10 posted on 03/04/2010 5:39:01 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Only two types of men whistle in the Navy..Bosun’s mate’s and..

LOL


11 posted on 03/04/2010 5:41:29 AM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

This is exactly the type of thing that’ll happen if gays can serve openly. The temptation would just be to great. It would be like putting women in with men, for showers and bunking together. It’d be a free for all. Just the way human nature is. The left is to stupid to figure that out. Or maybe they have figured it out and it’s a way of weakening our country even further.


12 posted on 03/04/2010 5:44:24 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Strange that this information had not bubbled to the surface in his 2006 and 2008 election bids.

On similar threads - I have given him the benefit of a doubt. Apparently, I was wrong;(

Just one more deceitful, narcissistic POS.


13 posted on 03/04/2010 5:45:33 AM PST by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter - God's redemption.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Once DADT is passed, this will be perfectly “normal” behavior for sailors.

Any sailor who doesn’t like it will get failing EOC grades as a homophobic bigot.


14 posted on 03/04/2010 5:46:07 AM PST by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Any chance the seat will flip to GOP?


15 posted on 03/04/2010 5:49:59 AM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Without names, they ARE mere gossip, and mere vicious gossip too. My respect for Lonsberry just crashed

You got to be kidding me.
Next, you are going to tell us that the depraved Massa did not sexually harass a male staffer in congress either, and that male staffer never complained to the authorities about it either.
Vermin like Massa are a total disgrace, and have no business even sitting in the United States congress. It’s no surprise congress is so screwed up and so utterly corrupt.

16 posted on 03/04/2010 5:50:10 AM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: MsLady

I think they know full well it will weaken the military. Social engineering and their anti-Christian agenda is more important to the left than your country.

Gay men in the military is not smart - openly gay or not.

Men attracted to men who are not gay, and armed, is just a really bad idea.


17 posted on 03/04/2010 5:53:14 AM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: Sacajaweau

And just WHY should Lonsberry should be “careful”?!


18 posted on 03/04/2010 5:55:26 AM PST by US Navy Vet
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To: SmokingJoe
You got to be kidding me.

It would not surprise me in the least if Massa is guilty on all counts. Nevertheless, repeating these stories without attribution is shameful gossip-mongering. It is despicable no matter who's writing it and who's accused.

19 posted on 03/04/2010 6:01:10 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (STOP the Tyrananny State.)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected

I think the shorter list would be how many shouldn’t be in jail.


20 posted on 03/04/2010 6:03:31 AM PST by tiki (True Christians will not deliberately slander or misrepresent others or their beliefs)
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To: Calm_Cool_and_Elected
Just wondering how many in Congress really should be in jail.

Just imagine if they had to take drug tests...

21 posted on 03/04/2010 6:05:43 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Eeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!


22 posted on 03/04/2010 6:06:14 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

My ship was pretty homophobic. On the mess deck, you were afraid to be seen eating a banana the wrong way.


23 posted on 03/04/2010 6:06:58 AM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Impy; Clintonfatigued; Clemenza; yongin; Crichton; GOPsterinMA

More on Massa.


24 posted on 03/04/2010 6:11:14 AM PST by AuH2ORepublican (If a politician won't protect innocent babies, what makes you think that he'll protect your rights?)
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To: JudyinCanada
Gay men in the military is not smart - openly gay or not.

From the article:

... he later told shipmates, he was awakened by Massa’s hands in his shorts. The lieutenant was startled and turned away. Massa rolled over and pretended to be asleep....

It's this very kind of thing that has so many of us objecting, it does not allow for good order and discipline, and it's not fair for men with a serious mission to accomplish to have to deal with something like that as well. Women in the military, the reason they had separate quarters (well, used to anyway), separate facilities, it was to keep the hetero-version of this situation from occurring.

Common sense is at odds with political correctness and guess who/what suffers the most because PC wins?

25 posted on 03/04/2010 6:15:01 AM PST by MozarkDawg
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To: Travis McGee

If DADT is passed, I would not be surprised if there will be a lot of terminal violence against the ‘gays’ in the military.


26 posted on 03/04/2010 6:19:26 AM PST by thethirddegree
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Why should he resign? I mean it’s just the way he was born. Feelings aren’t bad or good, they just are. Maybe he could share an office with Barney Franks.

(/s)


27 posted on 03/04/2010 6:34:41 AM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Sacajaweau
Lonsberry should be careful on this one....

Why?

28 posted on 03/04/2010 6:37:59 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; Clintonfatigued; Clemenza; yongin; Crichton

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSOxIUhpPIY


29 posted on 03/04/2010 6:42:36 AM PST by GOPsterinMA (Camelot sleeps with the fishes!)
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To: Thrownatbirth

The men on your ship were afraid of homosexuals?


30 posted on 03/04/2010 7:05:33 AM PST by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Massa’s in de cold cold ground......


31 posted on 03/04/2010 7:24:18 AM PST by NRA1995 (The Blizzard of 2010: creating 1000's of those shovel-ready jobs Obama promised)
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To: JudyinCanada

I totally agree with that. My hubby served in the Navy for 22 years.


32 posted on 03/04/2010 8:31:48 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Reddy

Nah, they just looked for a excuse to harass anybody. An openly gay person would’ve had a very rough time.


33 posted on 03/04/2010 8:36:46 AM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Thrownatbirth

Gives Captains “Mast” a whole new meaning!

Seaman will now be spelled SEMEN.

Frigate will henceforth know as FRICK IT.

Flagship is now known as FAGSHIP.


34 posted on 03/04/2010 9:07:24 AM PST by outhousepatrol
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To: Thrownatbirth

Just imagine the charges/complaints that will be filed when openly homosexual men are not being treated the same as everyone else. This would cost a fortune. Not good for a group that is supposed to work very closely as a team.


35 posted on 03/04/2010 9:11:21 AM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Massa voted against the health care bill. The Democrats knew about the accusations about Massa and this whole story was leaked by the Democrats as punishment and a warning to other Democrats.


36 posted on 03/04/2010 9:15:11 AM PST by Eva (Obama bin Lyin)
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To: BubbaBasher

He should’ve been busted down to E-1 and given a dishonorable discharge.


37 posted on 03/04/2010 9:41:45 AM PST by darkangel82 (I don't have a superiority complex, I'm just better than you.)
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To: onedoug

Nightboy


38 posted on 03/04/2010 9:45:56 AM PST by windcliff
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To: windcliff

Chapter 93....


39 posted on 03/04/2010 9:50:52 AM PST by onedoug
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To: GOPsterinMA

40 posted on 03/04/2010 11:59:52 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Eva
Massa voted against the health care bill.

He wanted a more socialist version, IIRC.

The Democrats knew about the accusations about Massa and this whole story was leaked by the Democrats as punishment and a warning to other Democrats.

Maybe, but that's only speculation. The GOP is competitive in that C.D.

41 posted on 03/04/2010 1:42:54 PM PST by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

AMEN!!!


42 posted on 03/04/2010 2:04:18 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (Camelot sleeps with the fishes!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Massa campaigned for his former boss, Wesley Clark.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Massa

If Lonsberry knew this before Massa’s campaign, don’t you think the Dems did too? Look what the Dems are doing to NY
Governor Patterson?
Ergo ....Massa could be blackmailed into any vote.

When Massa ran for Congress he opposed the Iraq War.
Massa serves on the Armed Forces Committee. I wonder how he will vote on Don’t ask, don’t tell?

Current Elected Office Committees:

Agriculture
Armed Services
Homeland Security

Grrrr ugh


43 posted on 03/04/2010 3:26:44 PM PST by victim soul
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To: AuH2ORepublican; GOPsterinMA; neverdem

How much did Mrs. Massa know about this?


44 posted on 03/04/2010 3:32:41 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Liberal sacred cows make great hamburger)
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To: neverdem
Really, he wanted a more socialist bill, so he voted against it? What was his specific objection?

I find it difficult to believe that the Democrats did not know of the allegations against Massa, considering that there were similar allegations during his time in the military.

45 posted on 03/04/2010 4:53:39 PM PST by Eva (Obama bin Lyin)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Funny how this stuff works. They talk about repealing DADT, and Eric Massa gets outed.

System works a little sometimes I guess.


46 posted on 03/04/2010 4:57:28 PM PST by RinaseaofDs
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To: Eva

You are correct.

He claimed he wanted the public option. I know for a fact his phone was ringing off the hook with people like me again calling to tell him VOTE NO on Obamacare.

Another Dem-Chicago example of smearing and eating their own.


47 posted on 03/04/2010 4:58:21 PM PST by victim soul
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To: Thrownatbirth

Homophobic? They were afraid of homosexuals? My experiences onboard two Leahy Class Cruisers were entirely different. We were generally disgusted by homosexuals and did not want them in our midst.


48 posted on 03/04/2010 5:32:32 PM PST by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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To: ExpatGator

Not afraid. “Homophobic” is what PC folks called us who have no tolerance for gays onboard.


49 posted on 03/04/2010 7:13:48 PM PST by Thrownatbirth (.....Iraq Invasion fan since '91.)
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To: Thrownatbirth

Yep, same as us!


50 posted on 03/04/2010 7:37:24 PM PST by ExpatGator (I hate Illinois Nazis!)
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