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Rev. Wright back in the news again..in Sex Scandal

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  1. ROCKET RICH NYC

    ROCKET RICH NYC Contributing Member

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    O PASTOR IN SEX SCANDAL
    REV. WRIGHT DONE ME WRONG: CHURCH LADY

    http://www.nypost.com/seven/09092008/news/nationalnews/o_pastor_in_sex_scandal_128142.htm

    He almost wrecked Barack Obama's presidential dreams, and now firebrand pastor Jeremiah Wright has helped destroy a Dallas church worker's marriage - and her job, The Post has learned.

    Elizabeth Payne, 37, said she had a steamy sexual affair with the controversial, racially divisive man of the cloth while she was an executive assistant at a church headed by a popular Wright protégé.

    When word of the unholy alliance got out, Payne's husband dumped her, and she was canned from the plum job at Friendship-West Baptist Church, she told The Post.

    "I was involved with Rev. Wright, and that's why I lost my job and why my husband divorced me," Payne said.

    She refused to reveal when the adulterous affair started or how she met Wright.

    But fellow churchgoers at Friendship-West "found out about the affair in the spring," Payne said.

    At the time, she was secretary to the Rev. Frederick Haynes III, a longtime Wright disciple.

    In April, Payne organized a series of Texas public appearances by Wright, 67. Weeks before, Obama had disavowed his preacher of 20 years after Wright's anti-government rants came to light.

    "Liz was by Rev. Wright's side day and night during those days," a church source said.

    "It's all true," said Payne, adding that she has filed a wrongful-dismissal claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to get her job back.

    In an ironic twist, Wright last night spoke at an East Orange, NJ, church revival on the subject of "unexpected problems."

    "There's no such thing as a problem-free relationship," he told a packed Elmwood United Presbyterian Church. "In life, you'll have unexpected problems."

    He punctuated his 45-minute sermon with evocative 1960s hits, including the Supremes' "Where Did Our Love Go," Frankie Beverley's "Joy and Pain," and the Temptations' "Ain't Too Proud to Beg." He's set to speak there again tonight.

    Payne's husband, Fred Payne, 64, said he learned of the affair in late February, when he discovered e-mails between his wife and Wright.

    "There must have been about 80 of them, back and forth," he said. "Wright said things like he was going to leave his wife for Elizabeth."

    Wright has been married to his second wife, Ramah, for more than 20 years.

    The preacher reportedly wooed Ramah away from her first husband in the 1980s, when the couple came to marriage counseling at Wright's Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago.

    After discovering he had been cuckolded, Fred Payne, who had married Elizabeth in October 2006, headed straight for divorce court.

    "I was downright mad about this bull- - - -," said Fred, who said he is "in the oil and gas business," belongs to a hunting club and makes his own bullets in his garage.

    "People wouldn't be happy to know that my wife was sleeping with a black man."

    He added, "Rev. Haynes doesn't like the interracial thing, either. This was quite an issue for him."

    Elizabeth Payne said she has been banished by Haynes and the flock at Friendship-West.

    "I'm not a member of the congregation anymore; I'm not even allowed on the premises," she said.

    Wright became an embarrassment for Obama after videos of the preacher's old sermons emerged.

    In them, Wright blamed the United States for the 9/11 attacks and boomed, "God damn America!"
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  2. t_mac1

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    so obama cheated on his wife too? b/c i don't know how this relates to obama :confused:
     
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    desperation
     
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    Maybe it's just me, but she looks more hispanic than white.

    So Rev. Wright probably cheated with her after him and Obama fell out...like tmac said...what does that have to do with Obama? :confused:
     
  5. B-Bob

    B-Bob "94-year-old self-described dreamer"

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    ladies and gentelmen of the BBS:

    ROCKET RICH NYC = hotballa ! :eek:
     
  6. ROCKET RICH NYC

    ROCKET RICH NYC Contributing Member

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    My, my, my, we Obama people are testy this morning. Did I ONCE mention this has anything to do with Obama? No. I'm merely reporting the news. Not my fault you guys are getting bent out of shape about it. See it's ok to talk about people's families, but it's not ok to talk about Rev. Wright - who Obama considered family and called him a father figuire, an Uncle, and a mentor. Gotcha! ;)
     
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    Just like Obama, they think everything is about THEM. :cool:
     
  8. justtxyank

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    Rocket Rich with yet another tabloid story...
     
  9. pgabriel

    pgabriel Educated Negro

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    as always this term is open to interpretation
     
  10. t_mac1

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    no i have no problems with your article. but anyways, since when is cheating a major problem? if i recall, mccain cheats on his disabled wife on a woman richer 18 yrs younger.

    no, but your camp says IT'S NOT OK to talk about these things and are gaining pts from it. so get with your camp's program mister. ;)
     
  11. Apollo Creed

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    LMAO!
     
  12. professorjay

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    Well it didn't take long to get you to reveal your real motive in 'reporting the news.'
     
  13. justtxyank

    justtxyank Contributing Member

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    Your threads suck. Your posts within your own threads suck. Your logic sucks.

    You sir are a good poster.

    And by good I mean piss poor
     
  14. ROCKET RICH NYC

    ROCKET RICH NYC Contributing Member

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    I'm not in a camp. I was in Hillary's camp. So stick to your camp mister ;)
     
  15. t_mac1

    t_mac1 Contributing Member

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    so you're one of those bitter people who only care for hillary and not what she stands for huh? it doesn't matter her and obama's policies are basically the same right.
     
  16. ROCKET RICH NYC

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    Policies are similar but different integrity.
     
  17. ROCKET RICH NYC

    ROCKET RICH NYC Contributing Member

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    You mean TRUE story.
     
  18. justtxyank

    justtxyank Contributing Member

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    Who cares if it is true, why is it worth having a thread on?

    I think we should all ask ourselves when starting a new thread "Is this a topic really worth discussing or is it just a dumb story that serves nothing?"
     
  19. JuanValdez

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    He's a jerk; his mistress doesn't seem to want to take any blame herself; but I don't know why I should care about all this.
     
  20. ROCKET RICH NYC

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    If DaDa can post things from the Enquirer that have YET to be substantiated as truth, why can't I post things that ARE true? :confused:

    Attacking one's 17 year old daughter is fair game to many of you here but attacking one's Pastor, father figure, mentor, and friend is totally off limits. Riiiigggghhhtttt! :rolleyes:
     

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