Friday, September 29, 2006

something disturbing

I just caught a glimpse of Rep Foley's resignation.  Looks like another Congressmen has gotten involved in some inappropriate behavior with teenage children.  Probably not surprising, not even him being a Republican, other than the media is gonna actually cover this story.  If it were a Dem getting involved in a homosexual relationship with a teenager, it would just be another "lifestyle choice" for both.
The lone bright spot I can see is that he resigned right away, perhaps the Republocrats realize that the public still cares about moral values.
What struck me as disturbing was the following bit
Foley, as chairman of the Missing and Exploited Children's Caucus, had introduced legislation in July to protect children from exploitation by adults over the Internet. He also sponsored other legislation designed to protect minors from abuse and neglect.

"We track library books better than we do sexual predators," Foley has said.

Was he a wolf in sheep's clothing from the beginning?  That would explain why Congress just pays lip service to this problem.  (while they "research" the issue)
But my initial reaction was how easily it is to get sucked into sin.  If for example he had the right intentions, but dealing with and talking about the rankest, most vile sins man can perpetrate; caused him to become corrupted?  I know that when I had to deal with internet monitoring for a past company, there was a certain level of exposure to porn.  And if one thinks that a man isn't affected by casual association with filth isn't aware of the effects of concupiscence.

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