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Published: Sunday, March 14 2010 12:00 a.m. MST

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Trolls

After this incident I have to reconsider what a "Troll" really is".

Ronald Fox

First, only one out of 108 people listed above put their name to their comments.

Sad, If people stand up for what they believe in, they should not be affraid to put their name next to there words. The only place where I know you can do this is in the Ballot Box, or as a whistle blower, or here.

I have known Kevin Garn for over 10 years, I did not know him as a close friend, but worked on his Congressional Campaign. He always treated me well, and I will always treat him well, especially when he is down.

Do I agree with what I have read so far or heard, No! Do I think he made good choices years ago, or even within the past few years as it relates to this issue, No!

I learned one thing long ago, treat people as they treat you. In Kevin's case, and that of his wife and family, it has always been, well. Let, him now go tend to his family. Thank him for his service, because, it is just that. And to you my friends, become more active in who represents you in office. Go Vote.

Ronald Fox

First, only 4 out of 108 people listed above put their name to their comments.

Sad, If people stand up for what they believe in, they should not be affraid to put their name next to there words. The only place where I know you can do this is in the Ballot Box, or as a whistle blower, or here.

I have known Kevin Garn for over 10 years, I did not know him as a close friend, but worked on his Congressional Campaign. He always treated me well, and I will always treat him well, especially when he is down.

Do I agree with what I have read so far or heard, No! Do I think he made good choices years ago, or even within the past few years as it relates to this issue, No!

I learned one thing long ago, treat people as they treat you. In Kevin's case, and that of his wife and family, it has always been, well. Let, him now go tend to his family. Thank him for his service, because, it is just that. And to you my friends, become more active in who represents you in office. Go Vote.

RE: Nancy

Why be either?

rattler

Re: Nancy,

Wow, were you a Democrat when Clinton was having his affair in the White House and then turned Republican?

Anonymous

What is the D-news going to do in order to regain a semblance of integrity? Are they going to probe further and keep the story alive? Are they going to investigate all the angles and possibilites of a LDS church knowledge and cover up? Yeaaaaah...sure they are.

Re: Nancy

Dont be fooled, Nancy is really a democrate. This is just something a democrate would do to try and influence people. They are without morals or souls. Ok that might be an exageration, but I but she is a politician and a democrate.

Cleverl Rascal

Give the guy a break. Who among you hasn't been in a comparable situation? Let HE throw the first stone. Haha.

Leo

I guess that's what happens when you pay blackmail money and try to keep the secret. Blackmailers always run out of money eventually, and now that Garn doesn't want to pay her off, this is what happens.

Secrets don't remain secret as long as more than one person knows them.

Anonymous

"Clark sought to clarify that an acknowledgment he made of Garn's service to Utah Thursday night after the announcement, and an ovation of applause that followed, was "in no way condoning what took place 25 years ago."

Mr. Clark, please enlighten me then- what exactly was the standing ovation for? I really want to know and believe the people of Utah are owed an explanation as to why this was the response from the majority of the legislature after finding out about a naked hot tub rendevous with a MINOR.

Failure to Report

How many people need to be charged with failure to report child abuse?

Totally disgusting applause

When I saw the picture of people applauding a person who at the very least exposed himself to a young girl, I felt like throwing up! What kind of people applaud such an action? The next time someone gets arraigned in court, will these same lawmakers go and applaud the person who is being charged? Convicted?

Davis

This man shows why so many Non-LDS in Utah don't want to hear missionary overtures... The Members show by example every day who they really are.

Forgive

the sinner, but hold him accountable. He resigned today, but he had no business ever running.

The one-party state iceberg is beginning to melt. But so much terrible damage has been done that it will take more than a lifetime to get it fixed.

If they're paying their girlfriends $150,000, how much do you think their cronies are getting?

Sickeningly corrupt.

Zip

Shows what slim most politations are. Vote republician.

Say it ain't so

I am sad Mr. Garn resigned over this. At some point the past (25 years ago) should be forgiven and forgoten. Let the man live and change. Isn't there a saying somewhere about casting the first stone?

Painful

I threw up in my mouth watching the state legislatures give this guy a standing ovation.
Absolutely Ridiculous!

Indignazione

Yeah, people are really fast to rip this guy to shreds. Can you blame him for wanting to be alone in a hot tub with a young girl?

D News takes lumps on

Previous article DNews takes lumps on story.Cheryl Maher called D News and the SL Trib in 2002 and told her story.Neither paper felt it was worthy of print at the time it states that Maher sounded flakey? Well Mr. Garn paid her at that time $150,000 to help forget the incident. Mr Garn lookng back would have been better off not to run in 2002. I dont think the Legislature was applauding the act Mr. Garn did they were giving support to a man that is now being drug through the dirt.

Anonymous is my name!

Hate to break it to you Ronald Fox, but I don't know you from Adam. You are perfectly anonymous here until you post a photo id and your address....but let's not let facts start mattering to you.

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