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Kopechne- The Movie
Twitchy ^ | July 19, 2114 | Brian Cates

Posted on 07/19/2014 9:13:31 AM PDT by A'elian' nation

Lest we forget, it was 55 years ago ( July 18, 1969 ) that Ted Kennedy crawled and slimed his way to land and Armstrong landed on the moon ( July 20th). Progressives should not be allowed to forget the anniversary of the death of Mary Jo Kopechne and the real war on women.

A blogger named Brian Cates on Twitchy has given a riveting accounting of the hour by hour actions of the infamous and duplicitous Ted Kennedy. At the end of the blog a poster calling himself the DivingPetrel imagined how an Oliver Stone Hollywood would re-enact the Chappaquiddick saga.

divingpetrel The Masked Avatar • 3 hours ago

"Yes I can see it now. The movie starts with Kopechne having just missed her ride and upset about it. Ted shows up (stone cold sober of course) and as a gracious gentleman offers to drive her home. Just as they get to the area of the cemetery they are forced off the road by mysterious men (who later in the movie are seen to be acting at the behest of the EVIL George W. Bush) who force them to drive to the bridge where they take Ted out of the car and shove it into the water with Kopechne still inside.

They then take Ted away for reprogramming while an imposter stands in to try to make him look callous solely to ruin the democrats chances in the next election. Ted is finally released from the clutches of the EVIL George W. Bush with no recollection of what actually happened and as soon as he hears about the accident he gallantly does the right thing and turns himself in to take the punishment for a crime which he somehow knows he is being framed for.

After serving a two-year prison term he returns to the Senate an older and wiser man, even more dedicated to defending the rights of women from the misogynistic Republicans. Ahhh... the wonders of Hollywood."

Here is the link to the Brian Cates Chappaquiddick timeline rant. It's really good and a quick easy read in blocky Twitchy format. Must read comments too of which the DivingPetrel takes the prize.

http://twitchy.com/2014/07/19/must-read-user-drawandstrike-tweets-epic-rant-about-chappaquiddick/

Even way back then democrats saved their bacon by having their sordid and murderous actions swept away by eye-catching national events like the landing on the moon.


TOPICS: Government; Humor; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: chappaquiddick; hollywood; kennedy; kennedyfamily; kopechni; moviereview

1 posted on 07/19/2014 9:13:31 AM PDT by A'elian' nation
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To: A'elian' nation

45 years ago.


2 posted on 07/19/2014 9:15:53 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: A'elian' nation

Make that 45 years ago.
And yeah I misspelled Kopechne in the title.

Mea Culpa.


3 posted on 07/19/2014 9:16:28 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: A'elian' nation
A little story twists.
4 posted on 07/19/2014 9:17:48 AM PDT by eizverson22
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To: A'elian' nation

YOUTUBE Sing-Along about the Chappaquiddick Lifeguard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMqOe5iBQEI


5 posted on 07/19/2014 9:20:12 AM PDT by doug from upland (Obama and the leftists - destroying our country one day at a time)
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To: A'elian' nation

I forget what liberal scumbag stated that he / she believes Mary Jo would be fine with her murder by Teddy because he was such a great fighter for “women’s rights.”

That’s like claiming all those aborted babies would be happy because they wouldn’t want to be an inconvenience to their mothers.


6 posted on 07/19/2014 9:21:35 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: A'elian' nation; Admin Moderator

The all-powerful mods can fix things like that. :=)


7 posted on 07/19/2014 9:21:36 AM PDT by Bob
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To: A'elian' nation

8 posted on 07/19/2014 9:27:19 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: A'elian' nation
...imagined how an Oliver Stone Hollywood would re-enact the Chappaquiddick saga.

If the perp was a Conservative, that movie would have already been made.

9 posted on 07/19/2014 9:27:59 AM PDT by Last Dakotan
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To: A'elian' nation

I remember reading that when the two agents who took ‘the swimmer’ back to the bridge, he laid on the side of the bridge crying, “How could this happen to me?” Never mind Mary Jo, huh, ‘swimmer’?


10 posted on 07/19/2014 9:40:06 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Why does every totalitarian political hack think that he knows how to run my life better than I do?)
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To: A'elian' nation
To the tune of "Ode to Billy-Joe"

It was 18th, July, a happy Chappaquiddick party day
The guys were out gettin' snockered and decidin' whom each would lay
At 11:15, sopped, Teddy drove off, dirty louse; girl, sweet
'Cause he had hollered to his chauffeur, "You can stay here, and rest your feet"
And then I heard some TV news next mornin', while searchin' fridge
Last night, Mary Jo Kopechne: driven off the Chappaquiddick Bridge

Teddy said at inquest, she had asked "Back to my hotel, please"
But Mary Jo, saying that, would make no sense: Left her purse and keys [1]
You lying faker, party thrower, court, she: you want to plow
C'mon, you don't give a da*n about Mary Jo, anyhow
Pregnant wife at home, you scum; you're no good; got that c*ck-hard itch
And now Mary Jo Kopechne's lying in an underwater ditch

And Teddy said he recollected that he had dived for Mary Jo
Seven times, then went back to the Lawrence Cottage bungalow
Why wasn't he callin' the cops to go search for her that night?
Gosh, he's just Mom and Flag and Apple Pie, but still, it don't seem right
He left her underwater, snuffed her life out like a midge [2]
And Bobby's staffer, Mary Jo's trapped underneath the wood Dike Bridge [3]

Teddy said that he cried at what happened to that girl last night
But by early next morning, he was chattin' such like all was right [4]
This nice, young creature: Teddy, nail her, then run away
And be absolved as a sinner on Sunday: "Hail Marys", say
The evidence unfurled; it looked: manslaughter charge, soon, for crime, you'll pay
But Judge and Jury, Grand, and State Attorney made the charges go away [5] [6]

A year has come and gone since we heard the news about Mary Jo
And Teddy's still a U.S. Senator; never off to jail, did go
Suspended license; guilty found: leaving accident; no more charge, bring
All the Kennedys, it seems, can get away with 'bout anything
And me, I see an awful crime, and some flowers on a graveyard ridge
I'd fling Ted's corpse, for his dirty slaughter, off the Chappaquiddick Bridge.


11 posted on 07/19/2014 9:40:31 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (This is known as "bad luck". - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Thank you.


12 posted on 07/19/2014 9:47:15 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: A'elian' nation
Photobucket

Someone really ought to erect a statue on the Mall to Mary Jo for keeping this reprobate out of the White House. She really DID give her life for her country.

Too bad someone never invited obozo to a beach party!


13 posted on 07/19/2014 9:52:21 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Organic Panic

The other day on the Howie Carr radio show, his sidekick Sandy, explained why she always voted for Ted Kennedy.

I was dumbfounded as she comes across as a very common sense young lady. Her reasoning was that her state of Massachusetts was better off with Kennedy, he had the best staff in the senate when it comes to constituent concerns, and she comes from a family of democrats.

I sent her an email asking her when does morality come into her voting equation? When does doing what is right become more important than fixing the potholes on her street?

I probably shouldn’t have been too hard on her. Massachusetts is full of others just like her that kept him in office.


14 posted on 07/19/2014 10:00:03 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: Bob

Thank you Oh Great All Powerful Mod.

Can you change the 55 to 45 too? Or is that beyond your powers?


15 posted on 07/19/2014 10:01:23 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: Dick Bachert

Thanks lol Great job on that CD.

Did you actually put those songs to the CD or just have fun with the cover design?


16 posted on 07/19/2014 10:11:25 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: A'elian' nation

That poor girl. She died one of the most hideous deaths imaginable - basically being buried alive. I hope she’s in paradise.


17 posted on 07/19/2014 10:14:53 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: A'elian' nation
The tweeter did a great job but he got a few things wrong.

Ted Kennedy at Chappaquiddick

1. The “party” was middle aged married men and single women in their 20’s who were transported to Chappaquiddick by Kennedy people. The party was held in a rented cottage. Large amounts of alcohol and drugs were involved. The married men made no arrangements for the single women to get home. They were expected to stay the night.

2. Kennedy drove Mary Jo from the party in his car. Mary Jo did not take her purse containing her wallet, hotel and other keys, etc. When found Mary Jo was not wearing panties.

3. When Kennedy left it was past the time when the regular ferry closed down for the night. Mary Jo and the other girls had a hotel room rented for them on the mainland. The only way for Mary Jo to get to her hotel was by taking the ferry.

4. A trooper saw Kennedy’s car parked and heard Kennedy and a woman arguing loudly. When the trooper approached the car sped off.

5. Kennedy was very familiar with Chappaquiddick roads. He vacationed there many times.

6. Dike road was a narrow unpaved road. The road to the ferry was a paved two lane highway. Kennedy knew he was not on the road to the ferry.

7. The car showed considerable damage from a crash. The car was taken by Kennedy people and never examined by police.

8. No autopsy was done on Mary Jo.

9. Kennedy went back to the party, got Gargan and Markham(both lawyers) who supposedly went looking for Mary Jo. There is no evidence of what they really did. On the way back to the party Ted walked past many houses with their lights on and a fire station. He did not stop at any of those places to get help. The diver who got Mary Jo from the car the next morning testified that if he had been called he could have been there and have had Mary Jo out of the car in 25 miniutes.

10. Mary Jo DID NOT drown. She died of slow suffocation as the air bubble in the car gradually gave out. It was estimated the she died several hours after the accident.

11. Ted and the lawyers made several phone calls that night to other attorneys and political fixers.

12. There is no evidence Ted dove in the water to try to save Mary Jo. The fact that he was very drunk indicates he probably did not.

13. Ted supposedly swam back to the mainland in his clothes after drinking all night. This did not happen. No one saw him in wet clothes. When Ted surrendered his driver’s license there was no sign of it having been in the water.

14. Ted wearing dry clothes asked a hotel employee for the time at 2:30 am.

15. Ted ate breakfast with friends. He DID NOT report the accident. Fishermen reported finding the car that morning. Around 9 am reports came in that a car had been found and drivers were retrieving it. It was also reported that there was a woman’s dead body in the car.

16. After these reports reached Kennedy, he took the ferry to the island. He made several phone calls at a pay phone but he DID NOT report the accident. Later, Kennedy went with Gargan and Markam to the police to make a statement. He tried to get Gargan and Markhan to say that they had been driving the car. He said Mary Jo was driving the car. He also made up other stories. Finally Gargan prepared a statement for him in which Ted admitted that he had been driving.

18 posted on 07/19/2014 10:25:49 AM PDT by detective
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To: A'elian' nation

I can remember Rush L., circa 1989 proclaiming Mary Jo as the most influential woman of the late 20th century, for political influence.

I was both stunned and hooked.

Profound, true and irritating to many.


19 posted on 07/19/2014 10:26:59 AM PDT by cicero2k
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To: A'elian' nation

Yep, I remember Chappaquiddick was breaking news just as the moon mission was happening.

I remember too, one of the major networks, had done interviews with Ted Kennedy, to talk about JFK and the space program, as part of their moon landing coverage. But with Chappaquiddick breaking, they decided not to show the Ted Kennedy interviews.


20 posted on 07/19/2014 10:27:12 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: A'elian' nation

Just picked ditties having relevance to the incident this stupid POS brought down on Mary Jo’s family and, by swimming away and FAILING to render aid, himself.


21 posted on 07/19/2014 10:27:30 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: A'elian' nation

Some jerk in a you tube video about how they murdered jfk jr said teddy was drugged.

Yeah it was called alcohol.


22 posted on 07/19/2014 10:30:13 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: A'elian' nation

In the town where I was born
Lived a man of thirst and greed
And he told us of his night
In a four wheel submarine

So we sailed up to the scene
Till we found the sea of green
Where she died beneath the waves
In a four wheel submarine

We all live in a sunken Oldsmobile
Sunken Oldsmobile, sunken Oldsmobile
We all live in a sunken Oldsmobile
Sunken Oldsmobile, sunken Oldsmobile

And his friends are all on board
With a bottle, let it pour
And they party night and day

We all live in a sunken Oldsmobile
Sunken Oldsmobile, sunken Oldsmobile
We all live in a sunken Oldsmobile
Sunken Oldsmobile, sunken Oldsmobile

As we live a life of ease
Everyone of us has all we need
Whiskey gold and money green
And we forget that submarine

We all live in a sunken Oldsmobile
Sunken Oldsmobile, sunken Oldsmobile
We all live in a sunken Oldsmobile
Sunken Oldsmobile, sunken Oldsmobile


23 posted on 07/19/2014 10:35:33 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: cicero2k

Thank you for the post. I was just over 20 when the incident
happened. Points 2, 4, and 10 were new to me until today.

Also, Mary Jo’s parents were paid an undisclosed sum from the Kennedy family I believe. And Mary Jo’s mother on at least one occasion mentioned that Mary Jo had a boy friend.
To the best of my knowledge no one in the press sought him out, which I have always found interesting.


24 posted on 07/19/2014 10:47:33 AM PDT by Maine Mariner
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To: detective
Kennedy's clothes were dry? I always thought he drove into the water, saved himself, and let Mary Jo drown by (a) not rescuing her (which he may have been too drunk to attempt) or (b) promptly reporting the accident (because he wrongly presumed that she had drowned, so he was preoccupied with a coverup).

But if he drove the car into the water, he would have been wet.

25 posted on 07/19/2014 10:51:26 AM PDT by sphinx
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To: A'elian' nation

I don’t have the capability to make changes. You can either ping Admin Moderator to the thread or click on the “Report” button to get the attention of the mods.


26 posted on 07/19/2014 11:17:42 AM PDT by Bob
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To: sphinx

“Kennedy’s clothes were dry”

That is what the witness who Kennedy spoke to at the hotel said. The car had gone in the water several hours before so he might have dried from the original incident.

The point was Kennedy did not swim back to the mainland in the middle of the night. No one saw him in wet clothes walking from the dock to the hotel. No one in the hotel saw him in wet clothes.

The theory by Leo Damore and others is that Kennedy, under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and fleeing from the deputy sheriff crashed his car into a tree on the narrow, dirt road in the dark. Mary Jo, who was pregnant, was hurt and they panicked. To cover it up, they rigged the car with Mary Jo in it to go in the water. In the pitch dark they did not realize that the car would be visible when the tide went out next morning. That was one of Kennedy’s original stories, that Mary Jo was driving. But they were afraid of an autopsy on Mary Jo.

It is a theory. But the car was damaged much worse than it would have been from just going into the water.


27 posted on 07/19/2014 11:43:41 AM PDT by detective
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To: detective

Thanks detective. Guess we know why you’re the detective.

The Twitchy post also gives a link to the full autopsy of the Chappaquiddick incident. Apparently it is the most definitive account on the web.

http://twitchy.com/2014/07/19/must-read-user-drawandstrike-tweets-epic-rant-about-chappaquiddick/

“It was all very careless and confused. They were careless people.....
They smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.”
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby -

“The Kennedys were not giving people. They paid the staff just above minimum wage
and were miserly with raises.” - Kennedy family employee


28 posted on 07/19/2014 11:59:18 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: A'elian' nation

Sorry wrong link. This is the most definitive account of Chappaquiddick on the web.

http://www.cwporter.com/ytedkindexx.htm


29 posted on 07/19/2014 12:03:32 PM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: A'elian' nation

I saw a movie about the Kennedys a while back. It made them appear to be slave drivers to their employees. And it appeared that the Kennedy men harassed female employees. One scene in the movie had old Joe Kennedy kissing one of the girl employees on the lips. One can only imagine what else was going on with Kennedy men and their servant employees.


30 posted on 07/19/2014 12:19:37 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: detective

“The point was Kennedy did not swim back to the mainland in the middle of the night. “

There was no “mainland” involved,Martha’s Vineyard is an island.

.


31 posted on 07/19/2014 12:27:56 PM PDT by Mears
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To: A'elian' nation

Somehow mary jo will be blamed for getting ted drunk and forcing him to drive her home and then telling him to drive off the bridge because I want to kill myself


32 posted on 07/19/2014 12:34:06 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: ronnie raygun

I should have just posted the whole DivingPetrel comment in my post rather than have Freepers looking for it. But you are pretty close. Here is DivingPetrel’s movie scenario - pretty clever guy:

divingpetrel The Masked Avatar • 7 hours ago

“Yes I can see it now. The movie starts with Kopechne having just missed her ride and upset about it. Ted shows up (stone cold sober of course) and as a gracious gentleman offers to drive her home.

Just as they get to the area of the cemetery they are forced off the road by mysterious men (who later in the movie are seen to be acting at the behest of the EVIL George W. Bush) who force them to drive to the bridge where they take Ted out of the car and shove it into the water with Kopechne still inside.

They then take Ted away for reprogramming while an imposter stands in to try to make him look callous solely to ruin the democrats chances in the next election. Ted is finally released from the clutches of the EVIL George W. Bush with no recollection of what actually happened and as soon as he hears about the accident he gallantly does the right thing and turns himself in to take the punishment for a crime which he somehow knows he is being framed for.

After serving a two-year prison term he returns to the Senate an older and wiser man, even more dedicated to defending the rights of women from the misogynistic Republicans.
Ahhh... the wonders of Hollywood.”


33 posted on 07/19/2014 12:42:41 PM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: A'elian' nation
Every July, snorklers in Poucha Pond report a strange, ghostly image that appears and disappears.

A medium hired by paranormal investigators reported that even though the ghost appears to be smiling, his expression is forever frozen, and he is actually in agony, as the bubbles displayed are coming from boiling oil, and the 1967 Oldsmobile Delmont 88 is constantly chasing him.

34 posted on 07/19/2014 12:54:49 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: A'elian' nation

Katie Pavlich has recently written a book with the great title “Assault and Flattery” which debunks the whole “Republican war on women” myth. She apparently spends considerable time on the Kennedy clan with particular emphasis on Teddy and the fact that liberals so insanely applauded the man that he was actually given awards for upholding women’s rights even after allowing Kopechne to die to try to save his career - it’s the likes of Teddy and diddling cigar Clinton who wage the real war on women, she shows......


35 posted on 07/19/2014 9:28:59 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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To: A'elian' nation
Link Here

Seems to work okay....

36 posted on 07/20/2014 9:49:06 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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