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Elizabeth Edwards got her revenge on John Edwards before she died
Examiner.com ^ | December 20th, 2010 | Ruth Houston

Posted on 12/28/2010 12:03:21 PM PST by presidio9

No Forgiveness for John Edwards

The National Enquirer reports that when John Edwards realized that the end was near he begged his betrayed wife for forgiveness, but Elizabeth refused to relent.

On her deathbed, a hurt, angry Elizabeth screamed at John, saying ‘You ruined my life — I’ll NEVER forgive you!’

Reports say that John Edwards repeatedly broke down in tears, and actually doubled over with grief at Elizabeth’s bedside. But she showed John no remorse. Nothing he said could change Elizabeth’s mind.

The only concession Elizabeth was willing to grant her cheating husband was to pray with him that God would give him the strength to protect and raise their two young children, Jack and Emma Claire, after she was gone.

Cutting John Edwards Out of Her Will

Not only did Elizabeth refuse to forgive John as she neared death, she informed John that she’d changed her will to cut him off from part of their $53 million fortune if he married his mistress, Rielle Hunter, after she died.

As she lay dying, Elizabeth Edwards also unleashed her anger at Rielle Hunter for destroying her marriage and ruining the bright political future John Edwards had.

According to reports. Elizabeth also had a few choice words for Rielle before she died, screaming to John that Rielle…. will 'rot in hell!

A source close to the Edwards family reported that when it finally dawned on John that the end was near for Elizabeth, and that she would never forgive him, he collapsed.

No doubt John realized that the stress of dealing with his infidelity, and the bitterness and rage she felt about his betrayal served to hasten Elizabeth Edwards’ death.

The animosity Elizabeth harbored for his mistress, Rielle Hunter, was probably a contributing factor , as well.

Elizabeth Edwards' deathbed words will probably haunt John Edwards for the rest of his life.


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1 posted on 12/28/2010 12:03:23 PM PST by presidio9
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To: presidio9

I don’t think there are any good people in this story.


2 posted on 12/28/2010 12:06:10 PM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: presidio9

Rightly so.


3 posted on 12/28/2010 12:06:36 PM PST by geologist (The only answer to the troubles of this life is Jesus. A decision we all must make.)
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To: presidio9

So sad and painful to read that. The 10 Commandments are there for a reason.


4 posted on 12/28/2010 12:06:43 PM PST by Gen. Burkhalter
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To: presidio9
Elizabeth Edwards' deathbed words will probably haunt John Edwards for the rest of his life.

Can't decide if I want it to be a long and lonely one, or a short and well-haunted one.

Oh well, it's not up to me anyway.

5 posted on 12/28/2010 12:06:52 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: presidio9

She must have been pretty strong to be doing all that ‘screaming’. Usually cancer patients are barely there when death is near. They’re certainly not screaming at anyone.


6 posted on 12/28/2010 12:06:56 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: presidio9

Oh please,,, lol


7 posted on 12/28/2010 12:07:11 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: presidio9
You can't change the bad things you've done.

You can only live with them.

8 posted on 12/28/2010 12:07:15 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (DEFCON I ALERT: The federal cancer has metastasized. All personnel report to their battle stations.)
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To: presidio9
Elizabeth Edwards' deathbed words will probably haunt John Edwards for the rest of his life.

Yeah, but...her deathbed actions may haunt her for an eternity.

9 posted on 12/28/2010 12:07:40 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: presidio9

Your sins will find you out.


10 posted on 12/28/2010 12:07:46 PM PST by RexBeach ("There is no such thing as a good tax." Winston Churchill)
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To: presidio9
Elizabeth Edwards' deathbed words will probably haunt John Edwards for the rest of his life.

I highly doubt it.

In fact, I'd bet money he left her bedside, checked his hair and bedded is mistress that night.

11 posted on 12/28/2010 12:08:07 PM PST by riri
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To: presidio9

Edwards is a phony in every respect. It’s a shame it took her so long to figure it out.


12 posted on 12/28/2010 12:08:50 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: presidio9

Why didn’t she just bar him from her presence and die in peace? And cut him out of the will, period, regardless of whether he marries the mistress.

Sounds like she died bitter and angry. I’m so sad for those young trophy test-tube kids they produced.


13 posted on 12/28/2010 12:08:50 PM PST by Jedidah
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To: presidio9

How sad, to die and be so bitter, I cannot blame her, it’s just all so tragic, mankind is a vicious animal in many ways ...


14 posted on 12/28/2010 12:08:56 PM PST by Scythian
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To: presidio9
Elizabeth Edwards’ deathbed words will probably haunt John Edwards for the rest of his life.

this POS is probably only haunted by the money he will lose.

15 posted on 12/28/2010 12:08:59 PM PST by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: presidio9
I don't know if I can believe this story. It is the Enquirer afterall. Plus forgiving someone cleanse the soul before you die. Plus how can she scream and yell on the deathbed with cancer?
16 posted on 12/28/2010 12:08:59 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: presidio9

Are you sure this isnt what Al gore Screamed at W?


17 posted on 12/28/2010 12:09:09 PM PST by DainBramage
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To: presidio9
On her deathbed, a hurt, angry Elizabeth screamed at John, saying ‘You ruined my life — I’ll NEVER forgive you!’

She was willing to keep quiet about the matter as he was seeking the White House. She needs to let it go.

18 posted on 12/28/2010 12:09:11 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
"her deathbed actions may haunt her for an eternity. "

My thoughts as well. She should have forgiven him, then let God deal with him in His own way.

19 posted on 12/28/2010 12:09:34 PM PST by sneakers
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To: presidio9
...Rielle Hunter for destroying her marriage and ruining the bright political future John Edwards had.

No disrespect for the dead intended, but I doubt Rielle ruined either.

Elizabeth, being a lawyer, should have known that. After all, she married an extremely sleazy one.

Prayers for the children.

20 posted on 12/28/2010 12:09:52 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: presidio9

PT Barnum said it,, there’s a sucker born every minute. I call BS on this article.


21 posted on 12/28/2010 12:10:10 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office)
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To: ReneeLynn; presidio9
Call me cynical, but what do you think the chances are this story is part of some gambit to rehabilitate his image?

BTW, how much would you like to bet he already has another girl friend?

22 posted on 12/28/2010 12:10:10 PM PST by Red Dog #1
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To: presidio9

That’s harsh. I’ve sometimes wondered if I would unleash some harsh truths on my deathbed. I don’t think I would.


23 posted on 12/28/2010 12:11:18 PM PST by poindexter
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To: presidio9

Chapter XX of the Life Styles of the Rich and Famous.


24 posted on 12/28/2010 12:11:26 PM PST by AU72
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To: presidio9

He’s a shallow person so he’s already over any guilt.

He outlived her so he won in the revenge game.


25 posted on 12/28/2010 12:11:45 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Vaquero

Exactly right. The ambulance chaser was in no hurry to get a divorce from a dying wife. Any money he got in the will was tax free.


26 posted on 12/28/2010 12:11:45 PM PST by presidio9 (Islam is as Islam does)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

It was against her adulterous husband not against God. Hopefully God will visit some karma on Edwards.


27 posted on 12/28/2010 12:11:50 PM PST by ReverendJames (Only A Lawyer And A Painter Can Change Black To White)
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To: presidio9
Well....as long as it's the "examiner" reporting this, than it can be taken as gospel.

The only other rag......er......trusted news source that could be believed to carry such an obviously true news piece would be The National Enquirer.

/sarc>

28 posted on 12/28/2010 12:12:22 PM PST by Logic n' Reason ("It's the church I left, not the belief.")
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To: presidio9
A source close to the Edwards family reported that when it finally dawned on John that the end was near for Elizabeth, and that she would never forgive him, he collapsed.

Of course he collapsed, just thinking of all the money he'd be out.

29 posted on 12/28/2010 12:12:22 PM PST by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: presidio9

It’s too bad she didn’t either forgive him or ignore him. Dying full of anger and hatred hurt only her, not him.


30 posted on 12/28/2010 12:12:37 PM PST by livius
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To: sneakers
Yep...don't p!ss off the ticket agent when you're trying to get a seat on the plane.

As much as I pray for her redemption, I am afraid she was the angry beatch to the very end.

31 posted on 12/28/2010 12:12:51 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: ClearCase_guy

What a pissy, poorly written article. She is trying to move our sympathy from the dying woman to her scumbag husband. What is with using the word “remorse” in referring to what Elizabeth won’t do? Remorse is not the right word.

It was within Elizabeth’s power to extend grace and forgiveness. As a Christian I believe she would have been obedient to extend forgiveness. It would have helped her reach a better state of peace in this life. But John had no right to expect or demand forgiveness. Grace is not grace if it is owed.

This story moves me to be sad for Elizabeth. John’s pain does not move me in the least.


32 posted on 12/28/2010 12:13:56 PM PST by Truth is a Weapon (If I weren't afraid of the feds, I would refer to Obama as our "undocumented POTUS")
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To: presidio9

I admire her restraint.


33 posted on 12/28/2010 12:13:56 PM PST by Cyman
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To: presidio9

I agree with Elizabeth Edwards ... Infidelity is the greatest of all sins.


34 posted on 12/28/2010 12:13:59 PM PST by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: presidio9
I can't quite swallow this story. John Edwards has no conscience. Him collapsing, or even crying is hard for me to envision.

I could see him excusing himself from her bedside to make sure his hair was perfect in case photographers were in the hallway, though.

35 posted on 12/28/2010 12:14:08 PM PST by Baynative (Truth is treason in an empire of lies)
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To: Red Dog #1

He’d be just the sort of weasel to try to spin his wife’s dying into his own personal pity party. Can he just go away now, please?


36 posted on 12/28/2010 12:14:22 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: presidio9

The Regime Media has always painted this evil pair of lawyers as saints: both horrible, horrible people who deserved each other.


37 posted on 12/28/2010 12:15:04 PM PST by FormerACLUmember (Character is defined by how we treat those who society says have no value.)
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To: presidio9
John Edwards is also responsible for destroying the reputations and financially ruining how many doctors? ‘Vengeance is mine, saith the Lord’ but old John Boy's payback has begun.
38 posted on 12/28/2010 12:15:14 PM PST by JPG (There is hope for America and her name is Sarah.)
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To: presidio9

WTG “Earl”


39 posted on 12/28/2010 12:15:21 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: riri

agreed ... some homosapiens simply don’t have a conscience ...


40 posted on 12/28/2010 12:15:28 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne
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To: livius

That’s their story. You believe it?


41 posted on 12/28/2010 12:15:28 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it*s the new black. Mmm Mmm Mmm.)
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To: presidio9; wagglebee
The only concession Elizabeth was willing to grant her cheating husband was to pray with him that God would give him the strength to protect and raise their two young children, Jack and Emma Claire, after she was gone.

Odd. In her last public statement, God was strangely absent from her message.

"The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered," she wrote. "We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren't able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It's called being human. But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful."

and

"I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces – my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope," she writes. "These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined. The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered. We know that."
(from her facebook page)
42 posted on 12/28/2010 12:15:39 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: presidio9

You know, though she was as grasping as him in her own way...I hope this story is true.


43 posted on 12/28/2010 12:15:39 PM PST by cake_crumb (Why do they call them "pat downs" when they're obviously "feel ups"?)
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To: presidio9

Has John booked the Dave Matthews Band yet?


44 posted on 12/28/2010 12:15:56 PM PST by Jim Noble (Re-elect Palin 2016)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
Of course he collapsed, just thinking of all the money he'd be out.

I don't believe that for a minute.

John Boy is a King of Torts type trial lawyer.

With the Obama regime in power, John has basically unlimited income potential.

45 posted on 12/28/2010 12:16:28 PM PST by nascarnation
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

“Elizabeth Edwards’ deathbed words will probably haunt John Edwards for the rest of his life.

Yeah, but...her deathbed actions may haunt her for an eternity. “

You are absolutely right....especially if she has ever prayed the “Our Father.”

....(as we forgive those who tresspass against us....)


46 posted on 12/28/2010 12:16:28 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: presidio9

I really doubt John “ruined” her life as much as cancer did and I serious doubt John cared whether she forgave him. If he cared at all, it was about getting cut out of the will, which may not mean much either depending on North Carolina inheritance laws.

In reality, Elizabeth had no power to hurt John and John knew this which is why he had the affair to begin with. NEVER confuse Democrats with human emotions. All a Democrat ever sees is political opportunism not genuine grief or sorrow. John lived his life for the power and his wife and children were merely props.


47 posted on 12/28/2010 12:16:28 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: presidio9

I bet Edwards never marries Rielle Hunter and not just because of Elizabeth’s will. ‘Silky Pony’ got reeled in. Not that he didn’t deserve it, but likely she got pregnant for whatever money she could get out of it. I bet he is sorry now, but it is too late.


48 posted on 12/28/2010 12:16:38 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: presidio9

Did he mean it when he apologized or was he just in it for the money? He did make her life a living nightmare.


49 posted on 12/28/2010 12:16:50 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: ClearCase_guy

$ 53 million can buy a new girl friend ... or three ...


50 posted on 12/28/2010 12:16:54 PM PST by Patton@Bastogne
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