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Kerry Kennedy 'set to admit leaving the scene of an accident,,,
The Daily Mail ^ | 2-24-14 | Ryan Gorman

Posted on 02/23/2014 2:18:50 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic

Kerry Kennedy may agree to a plea deal over driving while drugged charges stemming from a 2012 accident so she can continue her extensive human rights work.

Kennedy, 54, is afraid a conviction would bring with it restrictions that would curtail her international travels – she has visited several dozen countries on humanitarian missions.

The plea deal was previously discussed between her legal team and prosecutors before being shelved, but her attorneys have brought it back to the table with her trial slated to start Monday, according to the New York Daily News.

Lawyers originally tabled the deal while preparing a defense explaining former Senator Robert F Kennedy’s daughter took Ambien by mistake – she meant to take thyroid medication, sources told the paper.

‘Our defense in this case is that Kerry Kennedy did not knowingly and intentionally ingest those sleeping pills,’ her lawyer explained Friday in court.

‘The pills are very similar,’ he added. ‘She took what she thought was her thyroid medication.’

The former wife of current New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Kennedy was travelling between the Western Sahara and Brussels, Belgium during last week’s jury selection process, sources said.

Kennedy faces a misdemeanor charge of driving while impaired by drugs after colliding July 13, 2012 with a tractor trailer on a suburban New York highway, authorities said.

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Full title: Kerry Kennedy 'set to admit leaving the scene of an accident so she avoids drug charge over car crash'
1 posted on 02/23/2014 2:18:51 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“Humanitarian missions”? Or tax deductible tourism?


2 posted on 02/23/2014 2:21:36 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: Jimmy Valentine

I’ve been on humanitarian missions to Vegas, New Orleans, and Daytona Beach. Most were successful, but rarely worth mentioning on CNN International or such.


3 posted on 02/23/2014 2:30:15 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: afraidfortherepublic

“...she has visited several dozen countries on humanitarian missions...”

She’s a Kennedy. Probably pressuring countries to do more forced abortions.


4 posted on 02/23/2014 3:07:42 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: Arthur McGowan; Jimmy Valentine
In late August, Ms. Kennedy, the president of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights traveled with center delegates to Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara, where they documented cases of police brutality against the indigenous Sahrawi people advocating for their independence, and poor living conditions in Sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria.

I think we could call this "feel-good-about-yourself tourism," if we wanted to be uncharitable. OF COURSE both sides in this gussied-up tribal blood-feud treat one another horribly, and of course, all sides treat women horribly, since they're all Moslems.

5 posted on 02/23/2014 3:16:28 AM PST by Tax-chick (The future is not going to take us seriously.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
‘The pills are very similar,’ he added. ‘She took what she thought was her thyroid medication.’

The pills are very similar?!?!? What does this dim-bulb do........pour her pills into a candy dish?

This 'leaving the scene of an accident' must be a tradition in the Kennedy family..............

6 posted on 02/23/2014 3:25:07 AM PST by varon (Para bellum)
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To: Tax-chick

I can just see Kennedy on Monday morning, still groggy in bed, on the phone:

“I need to make a trip to document some brutality and squalor. Get me a ticket to a Muslim country.”


7 posted on 02/23/2014 3:29:06 AM PST by Arthur McGowan
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Good grief! Background checks, including mental health clearances from doctors, and federal registry should be required before anyone named Kennedy is allowed to purchase a vehicle. Better yet, Kennedys should only be allowed to purchase vehicles for hunting down other politicians.


8 posted on 02/23/2014 3:29:44 AM PST by old and tired
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Brussels is the scene of a human rights casualty, because it is the capital of the EU.

Seems like leaving the scene of an accident runs in the Kennedy family.


9 posted on 02/23/2014 3:32:27 AM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Yes there are two Americas.

One for the proles and one for the well connected.

Kerry Kennedy is too important to face the same justice system as the little people.

Her “extensive human rights work” sets her apart from us lesser beings who must toil away just to earn our own sustenance.


10 posted on 02/23/2014 3:33:05 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: Arthur McGowan
... Get me a ticket to a Muslim country."

Where, zoned on whatever prescription medication she brought along, she'll collect evidence that the brutality and squalor have absolutely nothing to do with Islam, corruption, tribalism, or boneheaded egotism. It's all ... Israel's fault! That's it!

The Western Sahara spat is basically a sandbox version of the Palestinian "crisis" ... people sitting in "refugee" camps for generations because they refuse to accept a government that's not run by their tribe. They get less press because it's too far away for anyone smarter than a Kennedy to blame Israel. All the governments involved are Moslem.

11 posted on 02/23/2014 3:39:39 AM PST by Tax-chick (The future is not going to take us seriously.)
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To: varon
The pills are very similar?!?!? What does this dim-bulb do........pour her pills into a candy dish?

Just you or I try to explain to a judge that our DUI was the result of our having "confused," e.g., Gatorade with moonshine (the mayonnaise jars we keep them in are, after all, "very similar"), and see how far we get!

Regards,

12 posted on 02/23/2014 3:54:12 AM PST by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: Iron Munro

Two Americas = one for the members of the overseer class who see themselves as the most fit to RULE and then there’s everyone else.


13 posted on 02/23/2014 4:03:23 AM PST by x_plus_one (The harvest is great but the workers are few. Salman Rushdie is still in hiding.)
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To: alexander_busek

I don’t think the average person would need a “legal team” to fight a misdemeanor charge like this. But I expect we don’t want this royal elite to be curtailed in her efforts to fly around the world in a private jet telling everyone not to pollute.


14 posted on 02/23/2014 4:06:26 AM PST by shelterguy
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To: Jimmy Valentine

How in the heck can you help other people when you’re drugged up and running into tractor trailers?


15 posted on 02/23/2014 4:08:51 AM PST by plangent
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Kennedy’s daughter took Ambien by mistake

These sleazebag bucktoothed inbreds can't even get a new script when they FU. This is the exact excuse given by cousin and former congress-critter Patrick Kennedy when he screwed up driving.

All Kennedys are scum including Saint Jack.

16 posted on 02/23/2014 4:13:02 AM PST by metesky (Brethren, leave us go amongst them! - Rev. Capt. Samuel Johnston Clayton - Ward Bond, The Searchers)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

This story can be a lot shorter:

A rich drug addict is grabbing for any BS excuse to cover up and excuse her crime of DUI hit and run and will probably get off easy.


17 posted on 02/23/2014 4:16:44 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Noblesse Oblige.
18 posted on 02/23/2014 4:21:58 AM PST by Tupelo (I am feeling more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: castlegreyskull

It’s not her fault, It runs in the family.


19 posted on 02/23/2014 4:22:16 AM PST by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty and Let the the Stupid AmericanTaxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

All the Kennedys have a prescription to Ambien, apparently, so they can cover up their drug habits. What a bunch of screwed up people. If they were not Kennedys, they’d be locked up like the “little people”.


20 posted on 02/23/2014 4:24:13 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: afraidfortherepublic

I meant to drink a cup of coffee. The pint of Wild Turkey was an accident. I now have a defense if I ever get charged with a DUI.


21 posted on 02/23/2014 4:28:53 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: alexander_busek

I should have read the comments. GMTA


22 posted on 02/23/2014 4:32:15 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: varon

Either that or killing everyone outright, such as Junior did. Never get into a conveyance with any of these people.


23 posted on 02/23/2014 4:34:16 AM PST by onedoug
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To: plangent
"How in the heck can you help other people when you’re drugged up and running into tractor trailers"

Aid to the auto body industry?

24 posted on 02/23/2014 4:34:16 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: txrefugee

She was aware enough to leave the scene of the accident but not aware enought to take the correct pill...sure. More trust fund money to be spent on a jackal attorney too.


25 posted on 02/23/2014 4:34:38 AM PST by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The first line of the article is a parody in and of itself!


26 posted on 02/23/2014 4:39:15 AM PST by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: chicagolady

It might run in the family but it sure don’t drive too well...

CC


27 posted on 02/23/2014 4:40:04 AM PST by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/exclusive-kerry-kennedy-plead-guilty-leaving-accident-scene-sources-article-1.1678332

http://nypost.com/2014/02/20/judge-moving-forward-with-kerry-kennedy-drugged-driving-trial/


28 posted on 02/23/2014 4:42:50 AM PST by abb
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To: afraidfortherepublic

NBC reports that Mary Jo Kopechne was unavailable for comment.


29 posted on 02/23/2014 4:43:28 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alterations: The acronym defines the science.)
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To: txrefugee

“All the Kennedys have a prescription to Ambien,”

I HATE Ambien! It made me walk in my sleep, which I used to do when I was a kid, but had outgrown. Ambien brought it back. At first, I couldn’t figure out why there was food out on the counter when I got up in the morning. Almost burnt my house down one night cooking while somnambulating!
Of course that has nothing to do with KK, but,,, I HATE Ambien!


30 posted on 02/23/2014 4:51:57 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Regarding human rights, her children have the right to a mother, her husband has the right to a non-adulterous wife, other drivers have the right to life.


31 posted on 02/23/2014 4:56:35 AM PST by iowamark (I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy)
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To: miss marmelstein

It’s perfect.


32 posted on 02/23/2014 5:05:16 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: x_plus_one

Yet another lawbreaking Kennedy demanding special treatment?

Ho hum.................


33 posted on 02/23/2014 5:08:18 AM PST by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: afraidfortherepublic

All I can say is that I am about as likely to name my next child “Kerry Kennedy Golux” as “Abu Husein Mohammed Golux.”
Actually, less likely.
It’s just... The worst name ever.
What could be worse?
Osama Bin Golux? At least it has a ring to it.
Kerry Kennedy Carter Golux? At least the Carters could sing.
It’s just a gross name. If someone extended their hand to you and said: “KERRY KENNEDY!”
Wouldn’t you just pause, just a little? And maybe vomit just a bit in your mouth?


34 posted on 02/23/2014 5:17:32 AM PST by golux
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To: x_plus_one
Two Americas = one for the members of the overseer class who see themselves as the most fit to RULE and then there’s everyone else.

Exactly.

That is why the politicians aren't trying to elevate people and move them off the urban plantations.

Instead, they are trying to get the rest of us on the plantations.
They are killing the middle class and making their Nanny State/Police State stronger and more pervasive to force us on to the government teat.

It disturbs them greatly to see us living free and not treating them as Royalty.


35 posted on 02/23/2014 5:24:29 AM PST by Iron Munro ("Show me the man, and I'll show you the crime." - Lavrentiy Beria (& Eric Holder))
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To: varon
"What does this dim-bulb do........pour her pills into a candy dish?"

LOLOLMAO! Best laugh of the weekend!! What an image that one conjures-up!


36 posted on 02/23/2014 5:42:42 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: varon

The apples don’t fall far from the tree!


37 posted on 02/23/2014 5:49:19 AM PST by FES0844
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Laws are for the little people.

Now here is a real criminal that 35 FBI agents needed to be assigned to persecute.


38 posted on 02/23/2014 6:00:33 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: afraidfortherepublic

How ridiculous! I take thyroid pills and they look NOTHING like sleeping pills! I’ve taken several different dosages, so I know there is a full range of colors, but size and color of these are quite different.


39 posted on 02/23/2014 6:10:15 AM PST by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: Shery

They look different on purpose, so they can not be confused by patient or pharmacist. There are entire courses on the very topic


40 posted on 02/23/2014 6:14:42 AM PST by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
"took Ambien by mistake – she meant to take thyroid medication"


41 posted on 02/23/2014 6:20:18 AM PST by kcvl
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To: Tax-chick; All
The Western Sahara spat is basically a sandbox version of the Palestinian "crisis" ... people sitting in "refugee" camps for generations

Thanks for pointing this out. For anyone who doesn't know what Western Sahara is look it up. It is one of the most bizarre places on earth. There is a dirt mound that runs the length of the country with one side aligned with Morocco and the other nominally aligned with Algeria and some roaming tribes. It has no central government and a permanent UN Peacekeeping force that wanders back and forth around the dirt wall. One of the most ridiculous situations in the world.

It would be a great place to drop off the whole Kennedy clan.

42 posted on 02/23/2014 6:20:43 AM PST by Pan_Yan (Who told you that you were naked? Genesis 3:11)
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To: carriage_hill

That looks like what I’d get if I just dumped out all my different vitamins and minerals, instead of sorting them into a 7-day compartmented container.


43 posted on 02/23/2014 6:20:50 AM PST by Tax-chick (The future is not going to take us seriously.)
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To: Pan_Yan
It would be a great place to drop off the whole Kennedy clan.

Why, yes ... yes it would! They'd fit right in.

44 posted on 02/23/2014 6:22:34 AM PST by Tax-chick (The future is not going to take us seriously.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

45 posted on 02/23/2014 6:34:13 AM PST by kcvl
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Humanitarian work? LOL! “I gave some bum a Swiss France the last time I was in Monaco”. When will a judge finally say “Enough” with these slimeballs, give her an ankle bracelet and confine her to the U.S. for a year?


46 posted on 02/23/2014 6:36:02 AM PST by montag813
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To: montag813

YOU KENNEDYS ARE ALL ALIKE!


47 posted on 02/23/2014 7:09:52 AM PST by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Ugliness runs in the Kennedy family. It also runs in Cuomo’s family. She won’t do a day in jail and will get off with a slap on the wrist. Apparently, she was banging everyone but Cuomo when she was married to him. The Kennedys—the original, Irish white trash family.


48 posted on 02/23/2014 7:27:36 AM PST by NoKoolAidforMe (I'm clinging to my God and my guns. You can keep the change.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks afraidfortherepublic.

Obviously she used to sleep with the wrong NY politician.

Testy Mayor de Blasio Spars With Press Over Call To NYPD About Bishop Orlando Findlayter Arrest
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3122639/posts


49 posted on 02/23/2014 7:45:45 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Tax-chick

That’s the smart way to do it. A little more effort on the front end, but it pays-off.


50 posted on 02/23/2014 7:52:02 AM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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