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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

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


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To: wouldntbprudent

He's already contradicted himself once today, in two separate interviews ("I was shocked" vs. holding the IMs for three years) - he's Bus Bait.

Unless this goes to a Grand Jury, which I don't think anyone wants.


951 posted on 10/04/2006 8:14:25 PM PDT by IslandJeff (FR mail me to be added to the Type I Diabetes ping list)
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To: Enchante
Bears repeating:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1713755/posts?page=388#388

To: PhiKapMom [from post #305 above]: "One of his Frat brothers from Berkley called the Passionate America Show and confirmed that Jordan showed these emails as proof that he had "dirt" on a Congressman. He has been described as power hungry and craving influence."

952 posted on 10/04/2006 8:14:28 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: cva66snipe

nice try.
jig is up.


953 posted on 10/04/2006 8:15:16 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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To: cva66snipe

Agreed, but Hastert should not have to walk the plank.


954 posted on 10/04/2006 8:15:23 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: George W. Bush

Somebody needs to screencap or cache this or whatever needs to be done to preserve the story as it "develops."


955 posted on 10/04/2006 8:16:15 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: jennyjenny

What was I thinking? It's always darkest before the dawn!


956 posted on 10/04/2006 8:16:32 PM PDT by IslandJeff (FR mail me to be added to the Type I Diabetes ping list)
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To: MOgirl

check post 952 for more info.


957 posted on 10/04/2006 8:17:02 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Even The Nicest Pug Has An Evil Twin)
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To: wouldntbprudent

LOL! I know! Libs always get caught in their own Karma.. don't they? It's just priceless!


958 posted on 10/04/2006 8:17:18 PM PDT by divine_moment_of_facts (The Democrat Party... Alienating voters since 1967)
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To: Texas Songwriter

I feel sorry for the speaker


959 posted on 10/04/2006 8:17:19 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade (Newt/ Rick Santorum 08!)
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To: edsheppa

"Well then, by all means, let's get Foley back in the race! I mean he waited until the kid was 18, so no problem."

Agreed. And just like Tom Delay, the Dims have made sure that his name cannot be withdrawn from the ballots, so Foley should go ahead and run. After all the Dims have their own admitted gay in the House, we Pubbies should have one also just to be fair to our constituents.


960 posted on 10/04/2006 8:17:30 PM PDT by Rembrandt (We would have won Viet Nam w/o Dim interference.)
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To: oceanview
do we know that yet?

I could e wrong but I don't think ABC/Ross has said where they came from yet

961 posted on 10/04/2006 8:17:38 PM PDT by Mo1 (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC - BECOME A MONTHLY DONOR)
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To: Semi Civil Servant

That's right....Charlie Gibson, head of the news division at ABC. Has he been hawking this sh*t on his broadcast?


962 posted on 10/04/2006 8:17:43 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: Semi Civil Servant
I'm guessing the Dems and ABC will be very sorry they tried to sell this cow pie as a truffle.

I love your colloquialism. I had not heard that one before but it fits this situation perfectly. Thank you Algore for the internet. LOL!

963 posted on 10/04/2006 8:17:46 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: lunarville
From another and related thread......

"Radical Gay Rights Activists held on to information about Representative Foley for months and years. These "Rights Activists" knew that representative Foley had relationships with "young men less than half his age." They did their own investigation on Foley. They even flew in their sources in to be interviewed about the Representative. They shared this information with the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. They held on to the information for over a year. They wrote about how they would break the story at midterm elections.

......so where did these "Rights Activists" get funding for so long and complete with airline tickets....?

....are they connected with scientologists as its reported that F is in with them (no pun intended).

964 posted on 10/04/2006 8:18:00 PM PDT by spokeshave (The Democrat Party stands for open treason in a time of war.)
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To: Rembrandt

Gary Hart changed his mind, IIRC.


965 posted on 10/04/2006 8:18:58 PM PDT by IslandJeff (FR mail me to be added to the Type I Diabetes ping list)
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To: mplsconservative
Or back to my first Theory about ABC trying to make up to the Clinton's for pathway to 9/11
966 posted on 10/04/2006 8:19:14 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade (Newt/ Rick Santorum 08!)
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To: TASMANIANRED

I don't know, but it's fishy. I sure can't see a kid like this actually being enamored with Istook's stated politics.

Someone upthread found a link that showed that Jordan had worked with someone who went to work for Istook. Maybe that person brought him on board. But surely that person knew something about Jordan's personal life? Maybe even a lot about his personal life?


967 posted on 10/04/2006 8:19:23 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: Jrabbit
Can you explain to me why a young man, or woman, would continue to IM with somebody that was making indecent remarks? And then save the messages? I really don't understand that at all. I have no good thoughts about Foley

17 year olds would be more patient with such a game and this was roughly 10 years ago It was a different Internet then and not that many warnings were out there. People were still using Windows 95 because 98 wasn't even on the market. It was a 17 year old kid at the time. Maybe he thought a friend was playing games etc. According to the interview the converattions started out innocent enough so it seems and did not seem a threat at first. I will say this much the boy would have to have been recommended for the duty by an old name Conservative Republican second generation. He did mention his name on TV though and his hometown it is south east.

968 posted on 10/04/2006 8:19:25 PM PDT by cva66snipe (If it was wrong for Clinton why do some support it for Bush? Party over nation destroys the nation.)
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To: cva66snipe
I believe that was Tyson Vivian (sp?)on CNN and even they said and he could provide NO DOCUMENTATION
969 posted on 10/04/2006 8:19:28 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Even The Nicest Pug Has An Evil Twin)
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To: skeeter

Savage is a flappin' magpie..


970 posted on 10/04/2006 8:20:26 PM PDT by rahbert
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To: All
http://www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/10/04/foley.internet/ Mysterious blog scooped media on Foley messages
971 posted on 10/04/2006 8:20:44 PM PDT by markedmannerf ("Putting a Mark on the Manner of Liberals" http://www.markedmanner.blogspot.com)
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To: frankjr

"21 - 3 = 18"

bnelson44 would be deeply saddened if that could be proven true.


972 posted on 10/04/2006 8:20:45 PM PDT by Rembrandt (We would have won Viet Nam w/o Dim interference.)
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To: letsgonova19087

Comments like these are uncalled for.


973 posted on 10/04/2006 8:20:50 PM PDT by Bombard
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To: rahbert

LOL


974 posted on 10/04/2006 8:20:57 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade (Newt/ Rick Santorum 08!)
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To: oceanview

No info on that that I'm aware of, but PhiKapMom knows this kid and said he was known to have shown these IM's to people and to brag that he had "dirt" on a Congressman.

Once the bragging starts, someone will get hold of the info, recognize its political value and act accordingly.


975 posted on 10/04/2006 8:21:03 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: Texas Songwriter
Agreed, but Hastert should not have to walk the plank.

If he was unaware of the IM's I agree. If he was aware bye bye Denny.

976 posted on 10/04/2006 8:21:06 PM PDT by cva66snipe (If it was wrong for Clinton why do some support it for Bush? Party over nation destroys the nation.)
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To: StoneWall Brigade

At least Paul Weyerick recanted on his call for the speaker to step down. Now, we need the other fair weathered Republicans who did call for Hastert to step down, to step up, appologize to Hastert and close ranks. We have the goods of the left. We need to go on the offense and attack. Take no prisoners. ABC has to be exposed as does the left and I strongly suspect the DNC, and the democrat leadership.


977 posted on 10/04/2006 8:22:06 PM PDT by Texas Songwriter
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To: wouldntbprudent
check this link:

http://www.pajamasmedia.com/2006/10/foley_scandal_snowballs.php#comments

978 posted on 10/04/2006 8:22:19 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Even The Nicest Pug Has An Evil Twin)
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To: Rembrandt

What level of sarc is that, 2 or 3?


979 posted on 10/04/2006 8:22:45 PM PDT by edsheppa
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To: cva66snipe

Where did you see this interview?

If the person was about 26 now, when did the contact with Foley take place and when was he a page?


980 posted on 10/04/2006 8:22:58 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: cva66snipe
If he was unaware of the IM's I agree. If he was aware bye bye Denny.

You aren't getting it are you? If the recipient of the IMs was 18, as we now believe, than there is NO CRIME. Get it?

981 posted on 10/04/2006 8:23:07 PM PDT by madison10 (Live your life in such a way that the preacher won't have to lie at your funeral.)
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To: Texas Songwriter

Oh yeah there is no question about that


982 posted on 10/04/2006 8:23:15 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade (Newt/ Rick Santorum 08!)
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To: StoneWall Brigade
On the Hannity/Colmes show, they showed her getting dissed. Didn't seem to phase her though. She has her act down pat by now.
983 posted on 10/04/2006 8:23:26 PM PDT by joonbug
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To: Texas Songwriter

BTTT. Lots of filthy hands in this whole thing. Just need to string them together.


984 posted on 10/04/2006 8:23:27 PM PDT by IslandJeff (FR mail me to be added to the Type I Diabetes ping list)
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To: mabelkitty
nice try. jig is up.

That trick won't work on me. Check my bookmarks and the dates of some of the threads IOW I'm not a sleeper account. Been here quite a spell actually. Even those who don't like me will tell you that.

985 posted on 10/04/2006 8:24:01 PM PDT by cva66snipe (If it was wrong for Clinton why do some support it for Bush? Party over nation destroys the nation.)
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To: TASMANIANRED

Plus it knocked Woodward off the front pages and off the tv shows.

hardy har har!


986 posted on 10/04/2006 8:24:07 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: joonbug

Yeah


987 posted on 10/04/2006 8:24:20 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade (Newt/ Rick Santorum 08!)
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To: All

FOLEY TIMELINE
http://www.startribune.com/587/story/721867.html


988 posted on 10/04/2006 8:24:40 PM PDT by markedmannerf ("Putting a Mark on the Manner of Liberals" http://www.markedmanner.blogspot.com)
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To: wouldntbprudent

it was CNN and it was a driveby piece with no documentation.


989 posted on 10/04/2006 8:24:42 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Even The Nicest Pug Has An Evil Twin)
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To: Semi Civil Servant

Unless Jordan released the IM's to them, they're likely to be forced to disclose in court how they got them.

Even if he revealed them to a friend, who then passed them on, ABC by its own actions demonstrated that it believed it had a legal obligation to protect his identity. It's just that they screwed that up for a few minutes---long enough for someone out there in cyberland to get a screencap of their mistake.


990 posted on 10/04/2006 8:26:03 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: StoneWall Brigade

I missed it. This is a loooong thread. I'll check your posts. :)


991 posted on 10/04/2006 8:26:08 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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To: jrooney

Maybe this 18 old man and former page was hitting on Foley.


992 posted on 10/04/2006 8:26:43 PM PDT by LauraleeBraswell (Try reading the article before you post)
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To: mplsconservative

Its not in this thread i said when this first started


993 posted on 10/04/2006 8:27:17 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade (Newt/ Rick Santorum 08!)
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To: LauraleeBraswell
Don't say that about the poor victim
994 posted on 10/04/2006 8:28:12 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade (Newt/ Rick Santorum 08!)
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To: Cementjungle

I quibble with your assertion that "public perception means everything."

Rovian Politics 101 proves that "the perception of your base means everything."

This will fire up the base big-time, much to the Rats' amazement. On top of ole Bubba and the Hildabeast acting crazy and flinging whoppers last week, I say: Rove, you magnificant dog, you.


995 posted on 10/04/2006 8:28:51 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: Jrabbit

Was this Jordan person trying to set Foley up? Or was he...um...agreeing to the attention?


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Either way, the point that is never made adequately in this reporting of Foley as predator, is that IMing is two-way communication. Foley is terminally stupid to engage in this kind of behavior, but any recipient of his IMs that did not want to continue the "chat" would simply not have continued to respond.


996 posted on 10/04/2006 8:30:08 PM PDT by maica (9/11 was not “the day everything changed”, but the day that revealed how much had already changed.)
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To: StoneWall Brigade

Not that I'm aware of. I was referencing what he "said" in the IM's.


997 posted on 10/04/2006 8:30:19 PM PDT by wouldntbprudent (If you can: Contribute more (babies) to the next generation of God-fearing American Patriots!)
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To: wouldntbprudent
Where did you see this interview? If the person was about 26 now, when did the contact with Foley take place and when was he a page?

On tv I watched it twice. Normally on a station and show I never watch but my wife caught it. He was a congressional page 1996-97 and was 16-17 years old. The contact took place in I would guess 1997 2-3 months after his term as page was up and he returned home.

998 posted on 10/04/2006 8:30:43 PM PDT by cva66snipe (If it was wrong for Clinton why do some support it for Bush? Party over nation destroys the nation.)
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To: true_blue_texican

Yeah, for FR it ought to say "hugh manatee," but I didn't make it. :)


999 posted on 10/04/2006 8:31:19 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: StoneWall Brigade
Its not in this thread i said when this first started

Brief synopsis then, please. I don't know what you're talking about regarding this situation.

1,000 posted on 10/04/2006 8:31:25 PM PDT by mplsconservative
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