House Stenographer Explains Meltdown
Dianne Foster Reidy says Holy Spirit made her do it
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 17, 2013 1:02 PM CDT
In this image from House Television, a woman, at the rostrum just below the House presiding officer, seen between the "yea" and "nay" wording, is removed from the House chamber.   (AP Photo/House TV)

(Newser) – Blame the Holy Spirit: The House stenographer who was dragged out of the chamber last night after an outburst about God and the Freemasons has explained what happened—kind of. Politico reports that Dianne Foster Reidy told Fox News, "For the past two and a half weeks, the Holy Spirit has been waking me up in the middle of the night and preparing me (through my reluctance and doubt) to deliver a message in the House Chamber. That is what I did last night." According to the New York Post, her husband also chimed in, saying he's "proud" of his wife. She's "a sweet, level-headed, wonderful woman of God." Click to see the outburst.

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singingcowboy674
Oct 18, 2013 3:42 PM CDT
This country's scoffers have no idea. Insane, drunk, schizo...yeah. Those. I recall that God once used a DONKEY to get a message to His off course prophet. And I'm not talking democrat friends. As we draw to a close in these last days, God is dealing more and more with His people to be bold and deliver message upon message. That all too often fall on the deaf ears of "heyzeus", "Mind Bird", "lonewolf17" and of course the Congress. To the scoffers, scoff away. This is the first drop or a rainstorm. No, there will be no violence. Unless it is violence against the Word users. I'm sure there are all too many that would be happy to move to violence to shut a message like the one Reidy delivered did. I for one am proud of her as well. If more people had the steel sets to do that that she did, and the orders, scoff or no scoff, the message would be a lot harder to ignore or laugh off. God bless you Dianne Reidy, Woman of God.
heyzeus
Oct 18, 2013 1:27 PM CDT
I doubt this "holy spirit" hokum. More like real spirits like Jack Daniels. The woman is insane.
Mind Bird
Oct 18, 2013 1:18 PM CDT
Get that psychotic woman out of our government's offices before "God tells her" to hurt somebody.