Day: October 3, 2006

Resign, Mr. Speaker

I don’t think that I have ever posted something from the Washington Times. I may never again. But here’s today’s editorial – The facts of the disgrace of Mark Foley, who was a Republican member of the House from a Florida district until he resigned last week, constitute a disgrace for every Republican member of Congress. Red flags emerged in late 2005, perhaps even earlier, in suggestive and wholly inappropriate e-mail messages to underage congressional pages. His aberrant, predatory — and possibly criminal — behavior was an open secret among the pages who were his prey. The evidence was strong enough

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Congressman Foley states he was molested by clergy

There should be no excuses.  I am deeply sorry that Congressman Foley has had a difficult childhood.  I hope that any issues that he has he gets worked out between him and his counselor and or his psychiatrist.  Mr. Foley’s attorney read a statement.  Mr. Foley denies ever having sex with any young boys.  Congressman Foley admits to being gay.  He also states that he had a troubled childhood and was molested by clergy. We’ve heard multiple excuses from the party who was voted in office to clean up Washington over 12 years ago.  We’ve seen a parade of Republicans resign

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Amish school disaster

This is simply sickening.  We have to come up with some method to secure our schools.  Gunmen should not be able to hold our society hostage by picking off our children.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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