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I predict that it will take more than Dennis Hastert, Josh Duggar, and a host of other Republican hypocritical acts to shake the base loose from their somnambulistic, hypnotic spell.

 

I bet that Jesus could return to earth and declare that the Republicans were full of shitte and the Conservative Evangelical Republicans would question His motives.

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Wow !!

 

but in fairness, Democrats have their fare share of sexual pervert and criminals as well. Maybe its not a party thing at all.....but a politician thing

 

 

Democratic State Senator Dan Sutton of Flandreau, South Dakota accused of fondling a male page. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/24/AR2007012401966.html

 

Carl Stanley McGee, 38, prominent gay activist, assistant secretary for policy and planning and top aid to democrat governor Deval Patrick of Massachuttsettes, accused of sexually assaulting a 15 year old boy in a steam room at a Florida resort. http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/general/view.bg?articleid=1072114

 

Bernard Vincent Ward, former chief legislative aide to Senator Barbara Boxer, self proclaimed "Lion of the Left" on bay area radio, admitted transgressions too numerous to mention. http://prosites-prs.homestead.com/ward_new.pdf

 

Davidson County Democratic Party Chairman Rodney Mullins resigned Thursday morning amid child pornography allegations, according to press secretary Jean Carter Wilson of the Davidson County Democratic Party. http://nashvillefiles.com/blog/archives/000808.html

 

Former Democrat Boston city councilor David Scondras is facing charges for attempting to lure a teenage boy over the Internet. Investigators said Scondras had several sexually explicit email exchanges with someone he thought was a 15-year-old boy. http://wbztv.com/topstories/Former.Boston.City.2.582093.html

 

Charles Rust-Tierney, 51, is a former president of the Virginia chapter of the ACLU from 2002 to 2005. On February 23, 2007, Rust-Tierney was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography. He pleaded guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography on June 1, 2007.[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Rust-Tierney

 

Andrew Douglas Reed, 53, a North Carolina Democrat activist plead guilty to a page-long list of counts of 2nd-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Court records in the Asheville, N.C., case said he admitted that he would "record, develop and duplicate material containing a visual representation of a minor engaging in sexual activity." http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=53070Scott W. Ballo, a long-time spokesman for various Democratic political campaigns and a former communications director for the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department, was arraigned today in Marion County Circuit Court on two charges of encouraging child sex abuse (both misdemeanors) and one charge of official misconduct (also a misdemeanor), according to the court clerk's office. The charges relate to pornography allegedly found on Ballo's work computer when he was employed by the economic and community development department, according to a person familiar with the case. http://www.wweek.com/wwire/?p=9905

 

Mel Reynolds, House of Representatives (D-Il) convicted on 12 counts of sexual assault, obstruction of justice and solicitation of child pornography resulting from a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old campaign volunteer.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel_Reynolds

 

Gary Studds Studds was a central figure in the 1983 Congressional page sex scandal, when he and Representative Dan Crane were censured by the House of Representatives for separate sexual relationships with minors — in Studds' case, a 1973 sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male congressional page.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerry_Studds

 

REP. JOHN YOUNG (D-Tex.):

Colleen Gardner, a former staff secretary to Young, told the New York Times that Young increased her salary after she gave in to his sexual advances. In November, Young, who had run unopposed in the safe Democratic district five consecutive times, w More..as reelected with just 61 percent of the vote. The scandal wouldn't go away, and in 1978 Young was defeated in a Democratic primary runoff.

 

REP. ALLAN HOWE (D-Utah):

Howe was arrested in Salt Lake City on charges of soliciting two policewomen posing as prostitutes. Howe insisted he was set up and refused to resign. But the Democratic Party distanced itself from his candidacy and he was trounced by his Republican opponent in the November election.

 

REP. FRED RICHMOND (D-N.Y.):

Richmond was arrested in Washington for soliciting sex from a 16-year-old boy. Richmond apologized for his actions, conceding he "made bad judgments involving my private life." In spite of a Democratic primary opponent's attempts to cash in on the headlines, Richmond easily won renomination and reelection. But his career came to an end four years later when, after pleading guilty to possession of marijuana and tax evasion - and amid allegations that he had his staff procure cocaine for him -- he resigned his seat.

 

REP. JOHN HINSON (D-Miss.):

During his first reelection bid, Hinson stunned everyone by announcing that in 1976 he had been accused of committing an obscene act at a gay haunt in Virginia. Hinson, married and a strong conservative, added that in 1977 he had survived a fire in a gay D.C. movie theater. He was making the disclosure, he said, because he needed to clear his conscience. But he denied he was a homosexual and refused GOP demands that he resign. Hinson won reelection in a three-way race, with 39 percent of the vote. But three months later, he was arrested on charges of attempted oral sodomy in the restroom of a House office building. He resigned his seat on April 13, 1981.

 

REP. ROBERT BAUMAN (D-Md.):

Bauman, a leading "pro-family" conservative, pleaded innocent to a charge that he committed oral sodomy on a teenage boy in Washington. Married and the father of four, Bauman conceded that he had been an alcoholic but had been seeking treatment. The news came as a shock to voters of the rural, conservative district, and he lost to a Democrat in November.

 

REP. DAN CRANE (R-Ill.) and REP. GERRY STUDDS (D-Mass.):

The House ethics committee on July 14, 1983, announced that Crane and Studds had sexual relationships with teenage congressional pages -- Crane with a 17-year-old female in 1980, Studds with a 17-year-old male in 1973. Both admitted the charges that same day, and Studds acknowledged he was gay. The committee voted to reprimand the two, but a back-bench Georgia Republican named Newt Gingrich argued that they should be expelled. The full House voted on July 20 instead to censure the two, the first time that ever happened for sexual misconduct. Crane, married and the father of six, was tearful in his apology to the House, while Studds refused to apologize. Crane's conservative district voted him out in 1984, while the voters in Studds's more liberal district were more forgiving. Studds won reelection in 1984 with 56 percent of the vote, and continued to win until he retired in 1996.

 

 

SEN. BROCK ADAMS (D-Wash.):

Seattle newspapers reported that Kari Tupper, the daughter of Adams's longtime friends, filed a complaint against the Washington Democrat in July of 1987, charging sexual assault. She claimed she went to Adams's house in March 1987 to get him to end a pattern of harassment, but that he drugged her and assaulted her. Adams denied any sexual assault, saying they only talked about her employment opportunities. Adams continued raising campaign funds and declared for a second term in February of 1992. But two weeks later the Seattle Times reported that eight other women were accusing Adams of sexual molestation over the past 20 years, describing a history of drugging and subsequent rape. Later that day, while still proclaiming his innocence, Adams ended his campaign.

 

REP. JIM BATES (D-Calif.):

Roll Call quoted former Bates aides in October 1988 saying that the San Diego Democrat made sexual advances toward female staffers. Bates called it a GOP-inspired smear campaign, but also apologized for anything he did that might have seemed inappropriate. The story came too close to Election Day to damage Bates, who won easily. However, the following October the ethics committee sent Bates a "letter of reproval" directing him to make a formal apology to the women who filed the complaint. Although the district was not thought to be hospitable to the GOP, Randy "Duke" Cunningham, a former Navy pilot who was once shot down over North Vietnam, ousted Bates in 1990 by fewer than 2,000 votes.

 

REP. GUS SAVAGE (D-Ill.):

Savage had fondled a Peace Corps volunteer while on an official visit to Zaire. Savage called the story a lie and blamed it on his political enemies and a racist media. (Savage is black.) In January 1990, the House ethics committee decided that the events did occur, but decided against any disciplinary action because Savage wrote a letter to the woman saying he "never intended to offend" her. Savage was reelected in 1990, but finally ousted in the 1992 primary by Mel Reynolds.

 

REP. BARNEY FRANK (D-Mass.):

In response to a story in the Washington Times, Frank confirmed that he hired Steve Gobie, a male prostitute, in 1985 to live with and work for him in his D.C. apartment. But Frank, who is gay, said he fired Gobie in 1987 when he learned he was using the apartment to run a prostitution service. The Boston Globe, among others, called on Frank to resign, but he refused. On July 19, 1990, the ethics committee recommended Frank be reprimanded because he "reflected discredit upon the House" by using his congressional office to fix 33 of Gobie's parking tickets. Attempts to expel or censure Frank failed; instead the House voted 408-18 to reprimand him. The fury in Washington was not shared in Frank's district, where he won reelection in 1990 with 66 percent of the vote, and has won by larger margins ever since.

 

SEN. DANIEL INOUYE (D-Hawaii):

In October 1992, Republican Senate nominee Rick Reed began running a campaign commercial that included a surreptitiously taped interview with Lenore Kwock, Inouye's hairdresser. Kwock said Inouye had sexually forced himself on her in 1975 and continued a pattern of sexual harassment, even as Kwock continued to cut his hair over the years. Inouye, seeking a sixth term, denied the charges. And Kwock said that by running the commercial, Reed had caused her more pain than Inouye had. Reed was forced to pull the ad, and while many voters took out their anger on the Republican, Inouye was held to 57 percent of the vote - the lowest total of his career. A week later, a female Democratic state legislator announced that she had heard from nine other women who claimed Inouye had sexually harassed them over the past decade. But the women didn't go public with their claims, the local press didn't pursue the story, and the Senate Ethics Committee decided to drop the investigation because the accusers wouldn't participate in an inquiry.

 

 

 

 

 

Let's not forget:

John Wayne Gacy, rapist, murderer, democrat fund raiser

Michael Skakel, Kennedy, murderer

William Kennedy Smith, Kennedy, rapist

Brian Doyle, dem activist child molester

Neil Goldschmidt, Oregon governor, confessed child molester

Rep. Mel Reynolds, D-IL child rapist pardoned by clinton

The Kennedy Family Murder, Rapes

Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f4c_1254342072#XIAGOqTqzBBvOYyv.99

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I think both parties are disgusting personally.

Slave owners vs sexual perverts, to each his own. 

Thanks to the republicans for blocking the agenda of the "Party of Slavery and Racism"

I'd be embarrassed to admit supporting either sicko party.

 

I think I read somewhere that the Jewish community actually voted in the Nazi Party. maybe they were the "lesser of two evils" that year at least?

 

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2483126/posts

 

vote your conscience already

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Voted for the Iraq War.

 

Voted against the clean air act.

 

A major player in the Jack Abramoff Scandal.

 

In what has been described as a brazen move by Senator Bill Frist and House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL), the lawmakers covertly inserted language [in December 2005] in a fiscal year 2006 Defense spending conference report—the bill, H.R. 2863, was ultimately signed into law as Public Law 109-148—that would grant certain legal immunity to vaccine manufacturers, even in cases of willful misconduct

 

Hastent publicly said that a lot of New Orleans should be bulldozed rather than rebuilt.

 

Made his money he used to cover his pedophilia by buying property near where he pushed for a new highway then made hundreds millions $$$ selling it.

 

Hastert secretly told Colombian national police to ignore the human rights requirements that were attached to Clinton era US military aid to Colombia. Those requirements called on the Colombian police to cut their extensive ties to paramiliatry death squads with a long history of civilian massacres (sometimes with chainsaws) intended to seize farm land for right wing control over the drug trade. 

 

He was part of the Mark Foley Scandal.

 

Got his job because of his ties to Tom Delay, another scum bag.

 

Religious Right leaders praised Hastert's elevation to the Speakership. Phyllis Schlafly said, "This is great news for the Republicans. It's turning over a new leaf. Denny Hastert has a longtime record as a pro-family conservative and I know that this is a better day for the Republicans in Congress."

 

The Executive Director of the Christian CoalitionRandy Tate: "Denny Hastert is a man of true principle and integrity. He is a true conservative. Denny received a "Friend of the Family" award 

 

On June 1, 2006 Hastert became the longest serving Republican Speaker of the House in history

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Wow !!

 

but in fairness, Democrats have their fare share of sexual pervert and criminals as well. Maybe its not a party thing at all.....but a politician thing

 

 

Democratic State Senator Dan Sutton of Flandreau, South Dakota accused of fondling a male page. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/24/AR2007012401966.html

 

Carl Stanley McGee, 38, prominent gay activist, assistant secretary for policy and planning and top aid to democrat governor Deval Patrick of Massachuttsettes, accused of sexually assaulting a 15 year old boy in a steam room at a Florida resort. http://www.bostonherald.com/news/regional/general/view.bg?articleid=1072114

 

Bernard Vincent Ward, former chief legislative aide to Senator Barbara Boxer, self proclaimed "Lion of the Left" on bay area radio, admitted transgressions too numerous to mention. http://prosites-prs.homestead.com/ward_new.pdf

 

Davidson County Democratic Party Chairman Rodney Mullins resigned Thursday morning amid child pornography allegations, according to press secretary Jean Carter Wilson of the Davidson County Democratic Party. http://nashvillefiles.com/blog/archives/000808.html

 

Former Democrat Boston city councilor David Scondras is facing charges for attempting to lure a teenage boy over the Internet. Investigators said Scondras had several sexually explicit email exchanges with someone he thought was a 15-year-old boy. http://wbztv.com/topstories/Former.Boston.City.2.582093.html

 

Charles Rust-Tierney, 51, is a former president of the Virginia chapter of the ACLU from 2002 to 2005. On February 23, 2007, Rust-Tierney was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography. He pleaded guilty to one count of receipt of child pornography on June 1, 2007.[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Rust-Tierney

 

Andrew Douglas Reed, 53, a North Carolina Democrat activist plead guilty to a page-long list of counts of 2nd-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Court records in the Asheville, N.C., case said he admitted that he would "record, develop and duplicate material containing a visual representation of a minor engaging in sexual activity." http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=53070Scott W. Ballo, a long-time spokesman for various Democratic political campaigns and a former communications director for the Oregon Economic and Community Development Department, was arraigned today in Marion County Circuit Court on two charges of encouraging child sex abuse (both misdemeanors) and one charge of official misconduct (also a misdemeanor), according to the court clerk's office. The charges relate to pornography allegedly found on Ballo's work computer when he was employed by the economic and community development department, according to a person familiar with the case. http://www.wweek.com/wwire/?p=9905

 

Mel Reynolds, House of Representatives (D-Il) convicted on 12 counts of sexual assault, obstruction of justice and solicitation of child pornography resulting from a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old campaign volunteer.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mel_Reynolds

 

Gary Studds Studds was a central figure in the 1983 Congressional page sex scandal, when he and Representative Dan Crane were censured by the House of Representatives for separate sexual relationships with minors — in Studds' case, a 1973 sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male congressional page.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerry_Studds

 

REP. JOHN YOUNG (D-Tex.):

Colleen Gardner, a former staff secretary to Young, told the New York Times that Young increased her salary after she gave in to his sexual advances. In November, Young, who had run unopposed in the safe Democratic district five consecutive times, w More..as reelected with just 61 percent of the vote. The scandal wouldn't go away, and in 1978 Young was defeated in a Democratic primary runoff.

 

REP. ALLAN HOWE (D-Utah):

Howe was arrested in Salt Lake City on charges of soliciting two policewomen posing as prostitutes. Howe insisted he was set up and refused to resign. But the Democratic Party distanced itself from his candidacy and he was trounced by his Republican opponent in the November election.

 

REP. FRED RICHMOND (D-N.Y.):

Richmond was arrested in Washington for soliciting sex from a 16-year-old boy. Richmond apologized for his actions, conceding he "made bad judgments involving my private life." In spite of a Democratic primary opponent's attempts to cash in on the headlines, Richmond easily won renomination and reelection. But his career came to an end four years later when, after pleading guilty to possession of marijuana and tax evasion - and amid allegations that he had his staff procure cocaine for him -- he resigned his seat.

 

REP. JOHN HINSON (D-Miss.):

During his first reelection bid, Hinson stunned everyone by announcing that in 1976 he had been accused of committing an obscene act at a gay haunt in Virginia. Hinson, married and a strong conservative, added that in 1977 he had survived a fire in a gay D.C. movie theater. He was making the disclosure, he said, because he needed to clear his conscience. But he denied he was a homosexual and refused GOP demands that he resign. Hinson won reelection in a three-way race, with 39 percent of the vote. But three months later, he was arrested on charges of attempted oral sodomy in the restroom of a House office building. He resigned his seat on April 13, 1981.

 

REP. ROBERT BAUMAN (D-Md.):

Bauman, a leading "pro-family" conservative, pleaded innocent to a charge that he committed oral sodomy on a teenage boy in Washington. Married and the father of four, Bauman conceded that he had been an alcoholic but had been seeking treatment. The news came as a shock to voters of the rural, conservative district, and he lost to a Democrat in November.

 

REP. DAN CRANE (R-Ill.) and REP. GERRY STUDDS (D-Mass.):

The House ethics committee on July 14, 1983, announced that Crane and Studds had sexual relationships with teenage congressional pages -- Crane with a 17-year-old female in 1980, Studds with a 17-year-old male in 1973. Both admitted the charges that same day, and Studds acknowledged he was gay. The committee voted to reprimand the two, but a back-bench Georgia Republican named Newt Gingrich argued that they should be expelled. The full House voted on July 20 instead to censure the two, the first time that ever happened for sexual misconduct. Crane, married and the father of six, was tearful in his apology to the House, while Studds refused to apologize. Crane's conservative district voted him out in 1984, while the voters in Studds's more liberal district were more forgiving. Studds won reelection in 1984 with 56 percent of the vote, and continued to win until he retired in 1996.

 

 

SEN. BROCK ADAMS (D-Wash.):

Seattle newspapers reported that Kari Tupper, the daughter of Adams's longtime friends, filed a complaint against the Washington Democrat in July of 1987, charging sexual assault. She claimed she went to Adams's house in March 1987 to get him to end a pattern of harassment, but that he drugged her and assaulted her. Adams denied any sexual assault, saying they only talked about her employment opportunities. Adams continued raising campaign funds and declared for a second term in February of 1992. But two weeks later the Seattle Times reported that eight other women were accusing Adams of sexual molestation over the past 20 years, describing a history of drugging and subsequent rape. Later that day, while still proclaiming his innocence, Adams ended his campaign.

 

REP. JIM BATES (D-Calif.):

Roll Call quoted former Bates aides in October 1988 saying that the San Diego Democrat made sexual advances toward female staffers. Bates called it a GOP-inspired smear campaign, but also apologized for anything he did that might have seemed inappropriate. The story came too close to Election Day to damage Bates, who won easily. However, the following October the ethics committee sent Bates a "letter of reproval" directing him to make a formal apology to the women who filed the complaint. Although the district was not thought to be hospitable to the GOP, Randy "Duke" Cunningham, a former Navy pilot who was once shot down over North Vietnam, ousted Bates in 1990 by fewer than 2,000 votes.

 

REP. GUS SAVAGE (D-Ill.):

Savage had fondled a Peace Corps volunteer while on an official visit to Zaire. Savage called the story a lie and blamed it on his political enemies and a racist media. (Savage is black.) In January 1990, the House ethics committee decided that the events did occur, but decided against any disciplinary action because Savage wrote a letter to the woman saying he "never intended to offend" her. Savage was reelected in 1990, but finally ousted in the 1992 primary by Mel Reynolds.

 

REP. BARNEY FRANK (D-Mass.):

In response to a story in the Washington Times, Frank confirmed that he hired Steve Gobie, a male prostitute, in 1985 to live with and work for him in his D.C. apartment. But Frank, who is gay, said he fired Gobie in 1987 when he learned he was using the apartment to run a prostitution service. The Boston Globe, among others, called on Frank to resign, but he refused. On July 19, 1990, the ethics committee recommended Frank be reprimanded because he "reflected discredit upon the House" by using his congressional office to fix 33 of Gobie's parking tickets. Attempts to expel or censure Frank failed; instead the House voted 408-18 to reprimand him. The fury in Washington was not shared in Frank's district, where he won reelection in 1990 with 66 percent of the vote, and has won by larger margins ever since.

 

SEN. DANIEL INOUYE (D-Hawaii):

In October 1992, Republican Senate nominee Rick Reed began running a campaign commercial that included a surreptitiously taped interview with Lenore Kwock, Inouye's hairdresser. Kwock said Inouye had sexually forced himself on her in 1975 and continued a pattern of sexual harassment, even as Kwock continued to cut his hair over the years. Inouye, seeking a sixth term, denied the charges. And Kwock said that by running the commercial, Reed had caused her more pain than Inouye had. Reed was forced to pull the ad, and while many voters took out their anger on the Republican, Inouye was held to 57 percent of the vote - the lowest total of his career. A week later, a female Democratic state legislator announced that she had heard from nine other women who claimed Inouye had sexually harassed them over the past decade. But the women didn't go public with their claims, the local press didn't pursue the story, and the Senate Ethics Committee decided to drop the investigation because the accusers wouldn't participate in an inquiry.

 

 

 

 

 

Let's not forget:

John Wayne Gacy, rapist, murderer, democrat fund raiser

Michael Skakel, Kennedy, murderer

William Kennedy Smith, Kennedy, rapist

Brian Doyle, dem activist child molester

Neil Goldschmidt, Oregon governor, confessed child molester

Rep. Mel Reynolds, D-IL child rapist pardoned by clinton

The Kennedy Family Murder, Rapes

Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=f4c_1254342072#XIAGOqTqzBBvOYyv.99

I also beleive it is a politician thing, Thank You G.M for doing all of the home work, you would think this would lay it to rest, but we know it wont!

 

It is nice to see at least a few people that know it is not just a repub thing, it is a person thing, no matter your party affiliation, race, religion or creed!

 

Alot of people look at people they should not look at, sick people act on it, normal people dont!

People that act on it need to be in prison or dead, it dont matter if they are dems or repubs!  It matters on how they act on their perverted ways and thoughts!

 

Peace

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Why is Barney Frank on that list lol

 

i mean he did nothing wrong. two consenting adults. grassmatch for shame.

shame? nah, I didn't compile the list, only reprinted. if its incorrect, shame liveleak?

 

google find; they recommended a reprimand for Frank using his congressional office to fix 33 of Gobie's parking tickets and for misstatements of fact in a memorandum relating to Gobie's criminal probation record.[30] The House voted 408–18 to reprimand Frank.[31][32] The attempts to censure and expel Frank were led by Republican Larry Craig (whom Frank later criticized for hypocrisy[33] after Craig's own arrest in 2007 for "propositioning an undercover cop in a Minneapolis-St. Paul airport bathroom").[34][35][36] Despite the controversy, Frank won re-election in 1990 with 66 percent of the vote, and by larger margins until the 2010 Mid-term elections when his victory margin went down to eleven points.[37]"

 

sounds like "something wrong" with this guy, his abuse of position, to me anyways.. do you excuse this/his behavior or something?

? because he's a dem? :P

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Here's the a Washington Post article about that scandal.

 

'Mayflower Madam' Gave Gobie Idea

By Bill Dedman

Washington Post Staff Writer

August 27, 1989

Prostitute and pimp Stephen L. Gobie settled in with his "girls" in his Georgetown town house one evening in late 1987 to watch "The Mayflower Madam" on television. As Candice Bergen portrayed upscale madam Sydney Biddle Barrows, Gobie's companions had an idea.

 

"The girls turned to me and said, 'You're just like her,' " Gobie recalled in an interview yesterday. "That's when I realized that I was in the middle of a developing story that could be worth something someday. I told them, 'One day, don't be surprised if you see me on TV.' "

 

Gobie's dream has come true. His accusation that Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) knew that Gobie had operated a prostitution service out of Frank's Capitol Hill apartment became national news after it was first reported Friday by the Washington Times.

 

Frank, one of two openly gay members of Congress, confirmed Friday that he paid Gobie for sex, hired him with personal funds as an aide and wrote letters on congressional stationery on his behalf to Virginia probation officials, but Frank said he fired Gobie when he learned that clients were visiting the apartment.

 

Frank, a leading House liberal, likened himself to Henry Higgins, who in "Pygmalion" tries to transform a cockney waif into a member of English society. Gobie dismissed that as "garbage." "This is not the case of the poor waif who is being sheltered," Gobie said. "This was the first time he felt good in a relationship. Here's a guy who didn't have a social life until he was 45."

 

Gobie's craving for public attention also has produced an uproar in Montgomery County. Gobie said he maintained a relationship with Gabriel A. Massaro, the principal of Chevy Chase Elementary School, and used an office at the school in late 1987 to make telephone calls and have one client meet a prostitute.

 

Massaro, who has been placed on administrative leave, has been unavailable for comment.

 

Gobie said his motive was largely financial. Gobie had offered his story to WUSA-TV (Channel 9), then the Washington Times. Later he came to The Washington Post, saying he was looking "to start a bidding war" for "a better offer" than the Washington Times made. He and the Times say he was not paid.

 

Gobie also said he wants "to show up people in positions of power who abuse other people."

 

Gobie expressed no regret for any damage done to the careers of Frank and Massaro.

 

Although Frank and Gobie differ in some details of their relationship, they agree on the story line. They met on April Fool's Day 1985. The representative answered a classified ad in the Washington Blade, the local gay weekly. "Exceptionally good-looking, personable, muscular athlete is available. Hot bottom plus large endowment equals a good time."

 

Then in his third term, the 45-year-old representative had not yet stated his homosexuality publicly. He paid Gobie $80 in cash for sex.

 

Gobie, then 28, was one of many young men "freelancing" in male prostitution. Gobie said he was born in Boston and grew up in a military family. He has felony convictions for possession of cocaine, oral sodomy and production of obscene items involving a juvenile.

 

Gobie and Frank say they became more friends than sexual partners. Gobie says he attended a bill-signing at the White House, and helped coach and played left field for Frank's team in the Congressional Softball League. "I was the star player," Gobie said.

 

Frank began to help Gobie financially, paying his attorney and court-ordered psychiatrist. The House member also said he hired Gobie as a personal aide, housekeeper and driver, but Gobie said that was a "cover story" concocted for probation officers.

 

In late 1985, Gobie says, he began to use Frank's apartment and two other locations for prostitution. Frank knew about the prostitution all along, but it was never explicitly discussed, Gobie says.

 

"He knew exactly what I was doing," Gobie said. "It was pretty obvious. If he had to come home early {from work}, he would call home to be sure the coast was clear . . . . He was living vicariously through me. He said it was kind of a thrill, and if he had been 20 years younger he might be doing the same thing."

 

Frank denies that he knew, saying he learned from his landlord and kicked Gobie out in August 1987. Gobie supports this part of Frank's story.

 

Gobie said his disclosures are only beginning. "I think I'll just slap a book together. Sydney Biddle Barrows made in excess of a million. I thought 'Capitol Offenses' would be a nice title."

 

 

 

 

© 1996 The Washington Post Co.

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sounds like "something wrong" with this guy, his abuse of position, to me anyways.. do you excuse this/his behavior or something?

? because he's a dem? :P

i dont consider prostitution a crime. getting out of some parking tickets? also dont consider that a crime. abuse of power? pffffffff maybe. he was reprimanded, sounds like a fine punishment to me.

 

but my question is why are you posting barney frank next to a bunch of rapists and molesters and adulterers and pedophiles?

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Seems like you are defending molestation, grassmatch? Why post about others' issues of abuse at all? This is about Hastert and criminal sexual conduct, isn't it?

 

this pattern of yours is transparent zap. I don't understand why it is you poke at me before even reading the prior posts, the one I was responding too. Instead you chose to see some strange molester defense ? where is that defense zap, exactly what did my words say to defend a molester here? I told you early on, I simply applied the paste button to the article, which shows that these behavior's are not one sided with republicans only, but a part of both parties. I responded with this list to show that, as a post directed towards an earlier post(go ahead, you can read that one now for more clarifications?) by beourbud ...this one http://armchairsubve...e.blogspot.com/

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if anything, i'm defending barney frank because hes a friend to marijuana AND an atheist!

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/barney-frank-marijuana/

geesh, you'll be torn if they discover legal  marijuana plants in the molesters basement eh? within plant count of course.... :P

I forgot, cannabis supporters here are given a break for their indiscretions within a public office.....cool!  that's how it all started prolly. oil, sex, drugs,, sure go ahead, we'll all look the other way!

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its fine grassmatch, i believe the list to be wrong to include barney frank on it, and that you are wrong to post the list with barney frank on it. you can deny any responsibility if you like , thats your right.

I definitely claim responsibility for reposting the list. Same info is listed on wiki, and all over the net. Some is even more spicy I see. He was on the list, I didn't care who was on the list honestly, still don't, except I'm sorry it his name on their offended you. If I knew you liked the guy, I would have still copy/pasted the list as is.

 

you supposing all articles should be researched by individual posters for accuracy before reposting them on this social media?

 

For the record, I would not have given this man my vote, none of them in fact, even if they used or supported cannabis, geesh. sex scandals, prostitution...that's enough convincing for me to know this would not be voting my conscience.

 

peace

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I definitely claim responsibility for reposting the list. Same info is listed on wiki, and all over the net. Some is even more spicy I see. He was on the list, I didn't care who was on the list honestly, still don't, except I'm sorry it his name on their offended you. If I knew you liked the guy, I would have still copy/pasted the list as is.

 

you supposing all articles should be researched by individual posters for accuracy before reposting them on this social media?

 

For the record, I would not have given this man my vote, none of them in fact, even if they used or supported cannabis, geesh. sex scandals, prostitution...that's enough convincing for me to know this would not be voting my conscience.

 

peace

Yes, of course. Please do. Reading cut and pasted garbage gets old, like the ones where you just read the title and post it. There has gotta be a name for that. Like; Get and idea, look for fodder and post anything you think might fit without reading it. Like a bot. 

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