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ABC ONLINE GLITCH LEADS TO IDENTITY OF FOLEY ACCUSER; FEATURED IM EXCHANGE WAS WITH 18 YEAR OLD
The Drudge Report ^ | 10-04-06 | Drudge

Posted on 10/04/2006 5:12:16 PM PDT by jrooney

A posting of an unredacted instant message sessions between Rep. Mark Foley and a former congressional page has apparently exposed the identity of the now 21 year-old accuser...

ABC RELEASED TRANSCRIPT OF ONE CHAT BETWEEN FOLEY AND A MAN WHO WAS 18 AT THE TIME OF THE INSTANT MESSAGE EXCHANGE.... NETWORK STATED THE MESSAGE WAS TO 'UNDER AGE' TEEN... DEVELOPING...

ABC ONLINE GLITCH LEADS TO IDENTITY OF FOLEY ACCUSER; FEATURED IM EXCHANGE WAS WITH 18 YEAR OLD

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To: The_Reader_David

It doesn't matter if it took place before he was 18. He's talking about meeting after he turns 18, which is perfectly legal.


451 posted on 10/04/2006 6:28:52 PM PDT by Northeastern_Realist
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To: Fawn

If they were fake, why not come out and say so?


452 posted on 10/04/2006 6:28:55 PM PDT by letsgonova19087
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To: bnelson44

Tell me how, and I'll go into vital statistics and find his birthday for you.


453 posted on 10/04/2006 6:28:57 PM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: The_Reader_David
...and does the exchange posted above violates Foley's own anti-internet-solicitation-of-minors statute?

Is that law retroactive?
454 posted on 10/04/2006 6:29:17 PM PDT by msnimje (Seriously, if it REALLY were a religion of PEACE, would they have to label it as such?)
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To: wouldntbprudent

All good points.

In the IM's, Jordan Edmund worries about his Mom finding out what he's up to. I wonder how Jordan feels now that his Mom can read the total content of his "dirty talk" with a 50+ homosexual? And so can millions of other people.


455 posted on 10/04/2006 6:29:38 PM PDT by Palladin (Log Cabin Republicans have wooden heads.)
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To: Revolting cat!

"posted on 10/04/2006 6:27:25 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Are you wearing shorts?) "

given the nature of the discussion, might want to change your tag line.


456 posted on 10/04/2006 6:29:42 PM PDT by 1curiousmind
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To: bnelson44

Now you are deliberately twisting words. You know darn well that that post wasn't saying that it was OK for him to break the law for only a few weeks. The post was obviously pointing to the fact that the sexual messages, which were made quite a few months into the year, occured AFTER HIS BIRTHDAY which was only a few weeks into the year!

That does it. It is pointless talking to you anymore. You have been told, time and again, that the messages that could possibly make this illegal, were sent AFTER his birthday. There are timestamps on the freaking IMs. If screen caps and timestamps don't do it for you, then nothing will. You can continue your game with others who will fall for it.


457 posted on 10/04/2006 6:29:49 PM PDT by NinoFan
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To: bnelson44
But I am still confused.

You think we don't already know that from all your other replies.

Read on and learn instead of interrupting like a perpetual question machine.

458 posted on 10/04/2006 6:29:52 PM PDT by capt. norm (Liberalism = cowardice disguised as tolerance.)
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To: ground_fog

Hugh just asks the question. No answers, just questions.


459 posted on 10/04/2006 6:29:53 PM PDT by bnelson44 (Proud parent of a tanker! (Charlie Mike, son))
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To: I_like_good_things_too

According to Page Alumni website, this guy finished his Page duty in 2002. The blog contains screen shots of this webpage stating the date he finshed his service. HE WAS NOT A PAGE OR INTERN AT THIS POINT!!! :-)

LLS


460 posted on 10/04/2006 6:29:56 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Preserve America... kill terrorists... destroy dims!)
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To: The_Reader_David
sounds more like the ex-page coming on to Foley than the other way around

I thought the same thing when I saw that on another thread yesterday. At that point I thought the page was interested whether he was of age or not.

461 posted on 10/04/2006 6:30:05 PM PDT by TXBubba ( Democrats: If they don't abort you then they will tax you to death.)
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To: Revolting cat!
I for one would not want him back in Congress--we have higher standards than that.

However, we should roll an s-load of $$$ into that FLorida House race so the new GOP standard bearer wins it and the word goes out that a vote for Foley will actually go to the stand in guy.

462 posted on 10/04/2006 6:30:22 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (..is an American allright, but is not in Japan, folks. Thanks for letting me keep the moniker.)
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To: AZRepublican

If he was 18 then Pelosi should resign. Harman should resign. Reid should resign.

THEN we go after the dirty trick group, C.R.E.W. and go after them CRIMINALLY.

If this is true this is BEYOND STUPID.


463 posted on 10/04/2006 6:30:28 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: bnelson44

still to early-will get some legs by the morning


464 posted on 10/04/2006 6:30:29 PM PDT by ground_fog
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To: bnelson44
Cool it, Norm. You and I both know the kid was under 18 duing some of the IMs. You admitted it in another post. Making fun of me is not going to change the facts.

but the IMs didn't become sexual in nature until after he had turned 18 - not doing your homework isn't going to change the facts either. but you know this already and i agree that he was probably looking for a lover in the page pool and happy to see him resign.
465 posted on 10/04/2006 6:30:39 PM PDT by YummiBox (tagline intentionally left blank.)
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To: LibLieSlayer
... ABC lied and the over sensationalizing

Okay I got a question. A bit R rated but give me some space.

I regularly converse with my 45 year old sister. I am 56. She is single; I am married.

Hell we IM about sex all the time. We talk about guys she's dated with little ones, guys what couldn't get it up, some that have big ones. I complain that my husband doesn't do such and such when I think he should. Hey, we're sisters. Sisters talk about stuff like this.

I mentioned that thing about the cell phone. Hell I probably got a cell phone filled with some dirty IM's from her.

So could I sell my sister's X-rated IM's (remember that my replies to her do NOT save on my cell) to ABC? Could they just, boom, print them? Is this against the law maybe unless she gives permission.

I mean, come on, IM's and email. Most of America would be in jail for suggestive IM's. Sure I know about the underage bit and understand it. But if it's adults, go on. I can talk about sex if I want, hell I could have cybersex if I want.

Way I see it, we're all going to jail.

466 posted on 10/04/2006 6:30:52 PM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com)
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To: wouldntbprudent

My point is he published it.... Then maybe had second thoughts.


467 posted on 10/04/2006 6:30:52 PM PDT by bnelson44 (Proud parent of a tanker! (Charlie Mike, son))
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To: marajade

Putting on my tinfoil hat, I'd say this "mistake" was intentional as a way to funnel payoff cash to the ex-page, given that a multimillion dollar lawsuit over this "mistake" is inevitable. ABC will settle for a couple of million, the ex-page will have his payoff, and the Dems have their political hit piece.


468 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:01 PM PDT by thoughtomator (Islam delenda est)
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To: cll

Details please!

LLS


469 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:14 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Preserve America... kill terrorists... destroy dims!)
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

Colmes thinks the IMs weren't consensual????

The kid agreed to dinner and 'hanging out late' after he turned 18.

How exactly do you have an IM *exchange* without consenting by typing your end of the conversation? The kid could have hung up and blocked Foley's account from sending him IMs if he didn't want to exchange IM's with Foley.


470 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:15 PM PDT by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know. . .)
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To: therut
CRICKEY!!

SOME ONE LET O"RIELY KNOW NOW OR HANNITY WHICH WILL BE ON NEXT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hannity talked about it...But Alan still insists this is big trouble..LOL. I can't wait to hear Rush on this tomorrow. I also can't wait to hear these words come out Matt idiot Lauers mouth in the morning.....IT's going to a good day.

471 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:15 PM PDT by Fawn (http://www.jokaroo.com/funnyvideos/toilet_obsession.html)
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To: 1curiousmind

Oh it was sweet. Both Sean and Ann could barely hold back a laugh! Alan and the "Young Democrat Chick" were sticking to their talking points while Sean and Ann pulled this one out of their sleeves.

And yes, Mark Foley is still a creep. But all in all we got something better in return: Joe Negron, who seems like a fair guy and who's already ahead in the race.


472 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:16 PM PDT by cll (Carthage must be destroyed)
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To: 1curiousmind

Yes, thanks for catching it. I changed it to be more historically accurate!


473 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:17 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Are you wearing boxers?)
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To: Pukin Dog

Oh how wonderful to encounter a fellow traveler on this road! I thought I might be the only one and it gets so lonely. I wish I knew what makes that combination so darned good. I've made it for others and their reaction has been "that's good" but nothing like what I experience.

Can you imagine having this same obsession for something illegal?

My Mom had a way of putting it, "There, but for the grace of God, go I." It's scary.


474 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:28 PM PDT by jwparkerjr
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To: jrooney

Brian Ross need to resign!


475 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:55 PM PDT by incredulous joe ("I really dig Hannibal. He had real guts. He rode elephants into Cartilage." -- Mike Tyson)
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To: jrooney
if true, the GOP needs to push the story for at least 2 weeks. Don't let the dems drop it down the memory hole.

Remember, ABC knew the identity of the accuser and has 'fact checkers' to verify sources and stories (as one of my lib friends likes to point out). And they had this information for how long?? Obviously an effort to sway an election... is this close to election tampering?

476 posted on 10/04/2006 6:31:57 PM PDT by sten
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To: carola
Yeah, I'm sure that's how the Democrats see it. Man/boy consensual sex between Democrats and their catamites if fine. Dirty flirting on IM by a Gay alcoholic Republican is an outrage. That's the ticket.
477 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:00 PM PDT by elhombrelibre (Civilization and democracy are under attack around the world, so Liberals attack Bush.)
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To: NinoFan

But you still haven't proven anything....

(Running.........)


478 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:04 PM PDT by misterrob (Bill Clinton, The Wizard of "Is")
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To: Revolting cat!

lol


479 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:04 PM PDT by 1curiousmind
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To: MikeA

But what, I wonder, was his motivation for going to work on Rep. Istook's campaign in OK?

There are some not pretty scenarios here. Can't believe it was all b/c he (the page) was for "school prayer" or whatever.


480 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:10 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: bnelson44

Well apparently you don't understand things very well, because the FACTS say that the cybersex and possibly illegal stuff didn't happen 'til after he was 18. The fact that he met and talked to the person before he was 18 doesn't make a bit of difference and you know it.

And with that, I really am through playing your little game.


481 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:36 PM PDT by NinoFan
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To: capt. norm
Wasn't the date of the IM's in April (two months after he turned 18)
482 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:38 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: longtermmemmory
THEN we go after the dirty trick group, C.R.E.W. and go after them CRIMINALLY.

Plus I really want to know which dem house member or senator was in on this too.

483 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:39 PM PDT by ReaganRevolution
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To: YummiBox

What I keep asking people is for proof of that fact.

Doesn't matter much though, if the FBI actually does their job, he will be prosecuted if he violated the law (no matter what Drudge infers).


484 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:47 PM PDT by bnelson44 (Proud parent of a tanker! (Charlie Mike, son))
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To: jrooney
HE WAS AN 18-YEAR OLD?????????????

HERE IS ABC NEWS' CREDIBILITY:

Of course, this will just increase the need for the sleazebuckets at the 'news' division to release more...and ignore their screw up.

485 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:49 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (I am SO glad to no longer be associated with the party of "dependence on government"!)
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To: All

ABC KNEW!!!!

Hassert was TRUE!


486 posted on 10/04/2006 6:32:58 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: All

I didn't read all the posts here so sorry if I repeat someone...But, I don't think Foley would have resigned, had his lawyer come out and talk about former abuse, or admit that he had problems with alcohol if he didn't think there were more accusers out there. He might have resigned but why talk about alcohol problems and abuse problems? Foley may get away with this kid being 18 but I am guessing that he knows that there are others out there who were younger and could point the finger at him. There may also be some really perv stuff that he knows about and is afraid will come out.


487 posted on 10/04/2006 6:33:06 PM PDT by New Girl
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To: PatriotCJC

He's 18 its Legal

... how far we have fallen if that's going to be his defense.. and people are going to buy it.

He blames his actions by being abused by a priest as a child...

But you know.. they aren't mentally ill.. they are just a lifestyle choice....

488 posted on 10/04/2006 6:33:08 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: GeorgiaDawg32

bbwwwwwaaaahhhhh!

All humor is funny because of the element of truth.


489 posted on 10/04/2006 6:33:09 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: LibLieSlayer
Your Post: BTTT

According to Page Alumni website, this guy finished his Page duty in 2002. The blog contains screen shots of this webpage stating the date he finshed his service. HE WAS NOT A PAGE OR INTERN AT THIS POINT!!! :-)

490 posted on 10/04/2006 6:33:25 PM PDT by Alia
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To: thoughtomator

But they don't, not really. ABC is totally discredited.


491 posted on 10/04/2006 6:33:43 PM PDT by sabe@q.com (Yes, I'm a SW freak!)
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To: pepperdog

It's all about two different young men...the unnamed boy in Louisiana, who was 16 when Foley became "overfriendly" in emails. And this Jordan Edmund who was outed today, and whose salacious Instant Messages with Foley were published by ABC.

Confusing to the casual observer, YES!

Confusing to the Florida voters...probably. And I hope they know now that Foley is gone and they will be voting for a man named Negron.

Political chicanery at its worst!


492 posted on 10/04/2006 6:33:43 PM PDT by Palladin (Log Cabin Republicans have wooden heads.)
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To: NinoFan

Spell it out. Point it out. Like to the proof.

If it is so obvious, why won't people do that?


493 posted on 10/04/2006 6:33:48 PM PDT by bnelson44 (Proud parent of a tanker! (Charlie Mike, son))
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To: longtermmemmory

The Clinton war room is like Mike Tyosn past his prime

They have lost it!


494 posted on 10/04/2006 6:33:56 PM PDT by ground_fog
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To: cll

Glad to hear Mr Negron's ahead!

(Fellow Floridian Freeper. ;) )


495 posted on 10/04/2006 6:34:02 PM PDT by vrwcagent0498 (Mark Levin and Ann Coulter are my patron saints.)
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To: Revolting cat!
In view of all that, Congressman Foley oughta get his Congressional seat back, and sincere apologies from everyone involved.

Hell no!

496 posted on 10/04/2006 6:34:11 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: capt. norm

I think its probably time to bump this thread to the top.....


497 posted on 10/04/2006 6:34:29 PM PDT by wolf24 ("It's always easy to rally the stupid.")
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To: YdontUleaveLibs

Jordan Edmund.

Well, if that don't sound like a homosexual Democratic operative I really don't know what does.


498 posted on 10/04/2006 6:34:30 PM PDT by incredulous joe ("I really dig Hannibal. He had real guts. He rode elephants into Cartilage." -- Mike Tyson)
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To: msnimje
"The other person wrote back, how is that not consensual?"

And engaged in online sex I believe. Next thing you know we'll have someone claiming they were raped in an instant message.

499 posted on 10/04/2006 6:34:38 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway~~John Wayne)
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To: 1curiousmind
This is from the site:

'Congrats to the Democrats, they outed cybersex between two consenting adults!
And one other thing, Wild Bill found this out by doing some detective work when ABC accidently left the IM screenname of Jordon. Did ABC News and Brian Ross do the same kind of investigating? You bet your ass they did, that is their job.
The question is, did they know that Jordon was an adult at the time of the IM’s and then print a lie that it was with a minor?'

500 posted on 10/04/2006 6:34:40 PM PDT by Fawn (http://www.jokaroo.com/funnyvideos/toilet_obsession.html)
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