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Senate staffer arrested on child pornography charges found dead
The Hill ^ | 1/24/14 | Rebecca Shabad

Posted on 01/24/2014 9:38:17 AM PST by Nachum

The former chief of staff to Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn) arrested on child pornography charges last month has been found dead, according to police.

Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, died in an apparent suicide in his parents' house in Sykesville, Md., two other sources familiar with the matter said.

A release from the Carroll County Sheriff's Department said Loskarn was found in the home's basement and was unresponsive when authorities arrived after 12 p.m.

A preliminary investigation indicated that Loskarn had committed suicide, the sheriff's office said in a release.

It said Loskarn's body had been transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy, and that the investigation would continue.

Loskarn had been released into his parents’ custody in mid-December after being charged with possession and distribution of child pornography.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dead; jesseryanloskarn; lamaralexander; loskarn; pornography; ryanloskarn; senate; staffer
Hmmm
1 posted on 01/24/2014 9:38:17 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Things tend to take care of themselves.


2 posted on 01/24/2014 9:43:45 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("The GOP fights its own base with far more vigor than it employs in fighting the Dims.")
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To: Nachum

I haven’t been following this, how solid were the charges/evidence?


3 posted on 01/24/2014 9:43:51 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Nachum

Dead men tell no tales.


4 posted on 01/24/2014 9:44:04 AM PST by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear. -Glenn Beck)
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To: Nachum

Good. Nice and easy and no charge to the taxpayer.


5 posted on 01/24/2014 9:45:27 AM PST by pgkdan
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To: Nachum

6 posted on 01/24/2014 9:47:46 AM PST by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service arrested him, having to do with material he either received or sent via regular mail or both.

Now he’s killed himself.

Alexander fired him and replaced him almost immediately.

I would say “strong”.


7 posted on 01/24/2014 9:48:43 AM PST by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear. -Glenn Beck)
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To: ChildOfThe60s
I haven’t been following this, how solid were the charges/evidence?

As solid a trail as a government with unlimited funds and malice can "find" no doubt.

Who knows? The charges might even have been true, in the older sense of the word, the one that used to mean what did actually happen, not the current one which means what the government says actually happened...

8 posted on 01/24/2014 9:49:49 AM PST by null and void (We need to shake this snowglobe up.)
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To: Nachum

Good Lord, what is with these chomo creeps? I just don’t get it.


9 posted on 01/24/2014 9:52:23 AM PST by dainbramaged (Windage and elevation, Mrs. Langdon; windage and elevation.)
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To: dainbramaged

In Japan it would be the honorable ting to do


10 posted on 01/24/2014 9:53:31 AM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: Nachum

Thankfully, I know nothing about child porn. Where do they get the children? Are they kidnapped or given by parents? I am shocked there really is a market for this. How many sick people are out there?


11 posted on 01/24/2014 9:55:45 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: Nachum

Was this homosexual child porn?

Seems like a lot of so called political staffers and political experts have this sick perversion of liking children as sex objects.


12 posted on 01/24/2014 9:56:24 AM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obamacare is a Trinity of Lies! Obamaganda is failing 24/7/365! Obamaganda witholl fail 24/7/365!)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Maybe they do—but FGS! did he have to do it at his parent’s home? How much more horrible does that make it for his family?


13 posted on 01/24/2014 9:56:43 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: txrangerette

Alexander fired him and replaced him almost immediately.
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That was a political move on Lamar’s part..

hes facing strong competition in the primary this year..


14 posted on 01/24/2014 9:59:30 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Nachum

Released to parents custody???? This is a 35 year old man, not a teenager.


15 posted on 01/24/2014 9:59:38 AM PST by easternsky
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To: Tennessee Nana

I know that.

My point had been to another, seems like a very strong case against him, too.


16 posted on 01/24/2014 10:02:14 AM PST by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear. -Glenn Beck)
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To: easternsky

The release to parents was unrelated to his age.

As a child porn defendant, if he was to get out of jail somebody had to be in charge of knowing his whereabouts and activities.

Those people who were to be in charge of keeping track while he awaited adjudication were his parents.

If somebody couldn’t handle that necessity, he would have been in jail all this time.

That wouldn’t be bad from society’s POV, but normally an attorney will try to arrange something to get the client out of jail and looks like this was it.


17 posted on 01/24/2014 10:06:51 AM PST by txrangerette ("...hold to the truth; speak without fear. -Glenn Beck)
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To: basil

The weather outside is too cold.......................


18 posted on 01/24/2014 10:10:56 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: ilovesarah2012

A lot of the children come from Eastern Europe.


19 posted on 01/24/2014 10:11:38 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Nachum

If he had a D on there, he’d have a good chance to get off. Or if he had been arrested in Sandusky Ohio


20 posted on 01/24/2014 10:14:56 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: txrangerette
Alexander fired him and replaced him almost immediately.

That proves nothing. Alexander would do that regardless, even if the man were a saint.

Getting/sending the material is evidence. Not to put too fine a point on it, but did the charges give any detail as to what acts pictured constituted child porn? On one hand I don't want to know the details. OTOH, my over abiding distrust of the government demands something more than "trust us".

If he had been a staffer of Ted Cruz, I would demand to see the evidence before I believed the government. These are very venal and corrupt people in the JD. Some of them no higher on the moral totem pole than this guy.

21 posted on 01/24/2014 10:16:11 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: DIRTYSECRET
In Japan it would be the honorable ting to do

In Japan, kiddie porn is legal

22 posted on 01/24/2014 10:16:37 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: dainbramaged

I’m not a shrink and I don’t play one on TV. I am basically summarizing from memory a report put out by the Catholic Church on the priest scandal some time ago. This info may by now be outdated or amended or completely refuted.

In a nutshell, this particular psycho-sexual disorder (homosexual pedophilia) stems from a very stunted sense of masculinity or manhood. A sense of masculinity not formed or not fully formed. I’m not excusing their behavior, just trying to explain it, as I read in the report. Somewhere along the line, their emotional levels never fully developed or matured. As such, they can only relate to children, unfortunately inappropriately and criminally. I would wager that if you looked into their backgrounds, you would find a lot of them having had a dysfunctional relationship with one or both parents, likely dad. Their dads either ignored them, belittled them, or were toothless, cowering wimps. Yes, many millions of boys grew up under similar circumstances and turned out just fine. But some didn’t and they ended up with a lifelong void that could not be filled through normal adult relationships.


23 posted on 01/24/2014 10:17:28 AM PST by huckfillary
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To: ilovesarah2012

It’s legal in Tokyo and Nagano Japan. so I expect some of it comes from there. There are a LOT of bad parents out there, nudist colonies where they make a bunch of it.

Bunch of sicko’s in this world.


24 posted on 01/24/2014 10:18:01 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Red Badger

If he did it right, he would not have time to get cold-——


25 posted on 01/24/2014 10:37:50 AM PST by basil (2ASisters.org)
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To: Nachum
These perps tend to be found in clusters around prime “hunting grounds,” and share “files” over social networks. A nice little closed “Happy Valley” community now protected by his suicide. It would not surprise me to know there are many others like him on Capital Hill.
26 posted on 01/24/2014 10:48:34 AM PST by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: Nachum

What an utterly lost soul. I can only shake my head.


27 posted on 01/24/2014 10:49:14 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ("The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it." - George Orwell)
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To: PowderMonkey

Yup. My thoughts exactly. He wasn’t getting these file w/o others. Who else got them, who else provided them, who turned him in and why...


28 posted on 01/24/2014 10:50:26 AM PST by Black Agnes
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To: Tennessee Nana

The reelect Lamar for Senate commercials on Nashville TV are frequent & somewhat eerie in tone, as though photographed through a gauze filter.

Anyway, his perv sicko staffer won’t bother his campaign anymore. Sometimes the garbage takes itself out.


29 posted on 01/24/2014 10:52:36 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: Nachum

Tragic accident.../s


30 posted on 01/24/2014 10:53:56 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: All

Good for him.


31 posted on 01/24/2014 11:02:28 AM PST by redreno (Americans don't go Gault. Americans go Postal.)
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To: Grampa Dave
Was this homosexual child porn?

Um, does the distinction matter to you?

32 posted on 01/24/2014 5:03:06 PM PST by BfloGuy ( Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.)
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To: BfloGuy

I wonder if it matters to the elitist slug Senator he worked for? I would give a spittoon full of spit for Corker or Lamar.


33 posted on 01/24/2014 5:06:00 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: PowderMonkey

‘Self’ hanging is a favorite wet works method ... autopsy should be done quickly, to catch traces of certain drugs used to ‘handle’ the victim into their demise.


34 posted on 01/24/2014 5:08:48 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: BfloGuy

No.

Both should go to jail or blow their brains out.


35 posted on 01/25/2014 9:23:22 AM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obamacare is a Trinity of Lies! Obamaganda is failing 24/7/365! Obamaganda witholl fail 24/7/365!)
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To: Grampa Dave; huckfillary

Its all about POWER.


36 posted on 01/25/2014 9:47:12 AM PST by Delta 21 (If you like your freedom, you can keep your freedom. Period.)
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To: Delta 21

Nah.

It is about mentally ill perversion in control with power!


37 posted on 01/25/2014 10:46:17 AM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obamacare is a Trinity of Lies! Obamaganda is failing 24/7/365! Obamaganda witholl fail 24/7/365!)
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