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  • CARTOON: The Top Three Lies This Week

    05/21/2010 7:24:18 AM PDT · by NetRight Nation · 1 replies · 725+ views
    NetRight Daily ^ | May 21, 2010 | William Warren
  • Mark Souder: Would he have resigned if he were a Democrat?

    05/18/2010 3:00:35 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies · 539+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | May 19, 2010 | Husna Haq
    Welcome to the club, Rep. Mark Souder. So you had an affair with a staffer. After you had been elected on a platform of family values. Take a number, it’s getting crowded in here. There’s Mark Sanford, who’s unusually fond of rambling hikes – and apologies. And Larry Craig, who enjoys playing footsie in airport restrooms. And John Ensign, who supported a federal ban on same sex marriages by proclaiming marriage is “the cornerstone on which our society was founded.”
  • Exclusive: Indiana Rep. Mark Souder to Resign Amid Affair With Staffer

    05/18/2010 6:11:33 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 203 replies · 9,922+ views
    Fox News ^ | May 18, 2010 | Chad Pergram & Steve Brown
    Eight-term Rep. Mark Souder will announce his resignation Tuesday after it came to light that he was conducting an affair with a female staffer who worked in his district office, Fox News has learned. Multiple senior House sources indicated that the extent of the affair would have landed Souder before the House Ethics Committee. Elected as a family values conservative as part of the Republican revolution in 1994, Souder survived a tough re-election challenge in 2008 and survived a contested primary two weeks ago.
  • Rep. Mark Souder (IN) to resign over affair with female aide.

    05/18/2010 7:04:44 AM PDT · by JerseyRepub · 45 replies · 3,118+ views
    Politico ^ | 18-May-2010 | Politico
    Rep. Mark Souder (R-Ind.), a former congressional staffer who was elected to the House in the Republican revolution of 1994, has told colleagues he will resign Tuesday because of an affair with a female aide, a House GOP official told POLITICO. Souder has scheduled an announcement about his future for 10 a.m. today at his congressional office in Ft. Wayne. Souder is married and has three children.

    02/09/2006 8:18:05 AM PST · by Thanatos · 53 replies · 2,751+ views
    Congressman Mark E. Souder (IN-03) Congressional Record | 2-8-2006 | Congressman Mark E. Souder (IN-03)
    GEORGE SOROS’ INFILTRATION OF CPAC STATEMENT FOR THE CONGRESSIONAL RECORD CONGRESSMAN MARK E. SOUDER (IN-03) FEBRUARY 8, 2006 Mr. Speaker, George Soros, the radical liberal financier who dedicated himself to defeating President George W. Bush in the last election, has taken a lesson from Jack Abramoff. As much of Abramoff’s pernicious lobbying technique has come to light, we’ve seen how he was adept at manipulating certain conservative organizations to pursue a decidedly anti-conservative agenda, namely the promotion of gambling. By working hand in hand with the Traditional Values Coalition (TVC), for example, he was able in 2000 to undermine conservatives’...
  • HHS-sponsored forum touts 'harm reduction'

    08/16/2005 6:35:58 PM PDT · by neverdem · 1 replies · 219+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | August 16, 2005 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    The Washington HHS-sponsored forum touts 'harm reduction'By Cheryl WetzsteinTHE WASHINGTON TIMESPublished August 16, 2005 The Department of Health and Human Services is one of the "primary sponsors" for an upcoming Salt Lake City conference on methamphetamines whose organizers back the "harm reduction" approach to drug policy, which Republicans see as form of legalization.     Rep. Mark Souder, Indiana Republican, said in an angry letter sent Friday to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Michael O. Leavitt that the conference's approach to end the nation's "war on drugs" in favor of programs that try to limit drugs' harmful effects undercuts...
  • (Dem) Candidate Walks Out Of Debate Because Of Stage Fright (Indiana 3rd District)

    10/22/2004 8:10:49 AM PDT · by agenda_express · 52 replies · 1,580+ views
    The Indy Channel ^ | 10/22/2004 | IndyChannel
    Candidate's Stage Fright Ends Debate Parra: 'I Just Can't Do This' October 22, 2004 FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- A northeastern Indiana congressional candidate said she abruptly ended a debate because she got stage fright. Democrat Maria Parra walked off a television stage Thursday, ending what would have been her only debate with incumbent Republican Mark Souder in the 3rd District congressional race. "I'm not used to being in front of the camera. ... I couldn't get my words out. I was just overwhelmed," she said after the aborted debate, which was being filmed at WPTA and would have been aired...
  • Portrait of a Republican

    08/27/2004 9:25:19 PM PDT · by neverdem · 12 replies · 1,270+ views
    NY Times ^ | August 28, 2004 | DAVID BROOKS
    One of the most thoughtful politicians in Washington doesn't believe in the theory of evolution. I thought I'd introduce him to you because over the next week we're going to hear a lot of stereotypes about Republicans and especially social conservatives. It might be useful to interrupt those prejudices with the more complicated reality. Representative Mark Souder grew up in a small town near Fort Wayne, Ind. His father owned a general store and then a furniture store and was the beneficiary of what Souder calls small-town socialism. People would pay more to buy from local merchants to keep out...
  • Lectures on the Hill: A Victory for Academic Freedom (Christian scholar speaks to Congresscritters)

    03/26/2004 5:46:37 PM PST · by Mr. Silverback · 1 replies · 184+ views
    BreakPoint with Charles Colson ^ | March 26, 2004 | Charles Colson
    This winter our Wilberforce Forum presented our second Capitol Hill lecture series: “Contours of a Christian Worldview.” Our goal is to encourage members of Congress and their staffs to apply a Christian worldview to their primary calling—making laws. One of the speakers who participated in both the first lecture series in 2000 and this year’s lecture series is University of California at Berkeley scholar Phillip Johnson, who also received our Wilberforce Award this year. In 2000 Prof. Johnson addressed for the members of Congress the need to teach the controversy surrounding evolution. Claiming that evolution is established fact, you see,...