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Capitol police investigate motive behind story [Patrick Kennedy + conflicting statements]
Boston Herald ^ | May 6, 2006 | Casey Ross

Posted on 05/06/2006 12:34:01 AM PDT by CellPhoneSurfer

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To: SkyPilot
The picture of Kennedy in the back brace was taken after he was in a plane crash.

A complete picture of the Life cover will show a date on the lower right hand corner, years before Mary Jo.

51 posted on 05/06/2006 4:37:49 AM PDT by Atlantian
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To: laconic
All but the most gullible (and the willing helpers in the press) can see through this garbage.

Yep – a great set of spin doctors on retainer.
52 posted on 05/06/2006 4:59:14 AM PDT by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: SkyPilot

Add William Jefferson, Democrat Congressman from Lousiana.

Seems he has been receiving bribes. The briber is in trouble with the law. Since Jefferson wasn't brought down simultaneously with the briber, some think that somehow he might skate. I doubt it. Even Pelosi - who is well aware of her "culture of corruption" being on the line against Republicans - said yesterday that the House Ethics Committee should investigate Jefferson.

Oh and that reminds me...Alan Mollohand of West Virginia who was the ranking Dem on the Ethics Committee had to resign from it due to ethical problems - BIGTIME - of his own.


53 posted on 05/06/2006 5:11:36 AM PDT by txrangerette ("We are fighting al-Qaeda, NOT Aunt Sadie"...Dick Cheney commenting on the wiretaps!!)
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To: CellPhoneSurfer
I noticed this is from the Boston Herald

The newspaper of record in Boston, the Globe, has a different take.....

" One of our Favorite Sons victim of unscrupulous doctor".

/sarc

54 posted on 05/06/2006 5:14:15 AM PDT by Vinnie
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To: SkyPilot

Frick! Michael Jackson's looking rough these days!


55 posted on 05/06/2006 5:20:01 AM PDT by Leisler (Not all Muslims are terrorists, but all terrorists are Muslim.)
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To: SkyPilot

Lookie here:

Scandals may blunt Dem attacks on GOP (RAT transgressions undercut campaign issue)

Address:http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1627779/posts


56 posted on 05/06/2006 5:35:35 AM PDT by txrangerette ("We are fighting al-Qaeda, NOT Aunt Sadie"...Dick Cheney commenting on the wiretaps!!)
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To: laconic

The "Kennedy curse" is actually an arrogant, iron clad attitude of superiority and unaccountability that was instilled into the entire family by Papa Joe. Believing they are absolutely superior to us ordinary mortals and that they are unaccountable for their actions has led all the Kennedys to extreme recklessness in their public an private lives, recklessness that's cost many of them their own lives, and, far worse, cost the life of at least one mostly innocent young woman, instead of the life of the evil pig who was trying to seduce her.


57 posted on 05/06/2006 5:35:43 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: Dallas59

I love DUI porn


58 posted on 05/06/2006 5:37:24 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: jk4hc4

......I would imagine that he is probably the norm in R.I. as they appear to be very proud of him........

They are so bad off in RI they have to import role models from Boston.


59 posted on 05/06/2006 5:41:47 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. Slay Pinch)
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To: Darkwolf377

The thing that saves these shanty Irish criminals is that the money still, to this day, continues to roll in.


60 posted on 05/06/2006 5:45:13 AM PDT by RetSignman (( HELP...I'm trapped between these curved things))
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To: All

I'm sure someone's already asked this question: If Patches told the Police he was late for a vote and they believed that statement, why did they then drive him home and not to his office?


61 posted on 05/06/2006 5:47:50 AM PDT by jigsaw (God Bless Our Troops. Our thanks to each and every one of you!)
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To: CellPhoneSurfer

"A hostess at the Hawk ’n’ Dove bar, a popular Capitol Hill watering hole, told the Herald that Kennedy was drinking in the hours before cops say they watched his Mustang swerve eratically, nearly hit a police cruiser and smash into a concrete security barricade."


I'll bet the Hawk 'n' Dove has cameras in the bar and the dining area, if Kennedy was there he'll be on the tapes.


62 posted on 05/06/2006 6:09:45 AM PDT by moose2004 (You Can Run But You Can't Hide!)
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To: moose2004

The Hawk & Dove closes at 2AM on weeknights. I would surmise to say he stayed til closing, then spent a while trying to convince a bar sweetie to get into a car with a drunk Kennedy. That timeline would put him hitting the barrier at about 2:45AM.


63 posted on 05/06/2006 6:23:49 AM PDT by Wristpin ("The Yankees announce plan to buy every player in Baseball....")
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To: smoothsailing

Mag: Ted K’s secret love child a secret no more
By Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa
Wednesday, January 18, 2006

The National Enquirer splashes this week with a shocking story about Sen. Ted Kennedy’s secret love child with a Cape Cod woman whom the mag says he dated during his days as a swinging single.

According to the tabloid’s source, the boy, named Christopher, just celebrated his 21st birthday...


64 posted on 05/06/2006 6:43:54 AM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: Quix

uh..ummmm...Harvard maybe?


65 posted on 05/06/2006 7:17:53 AM PDT by pjsbro
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To: CellPhoneSurfer

Typical lying, manipulative, deceit-filled, drunken politician, and a Democrat as all would expect. Wonder what Wilbur is thinking wherever he is now?


66 posted on 05/06/2006 7:22:57 AM PDT by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support from someone. Promote life support for others.)
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To: jocon307
Actually, I don't think Any Guy is running against him, but that could change, the filing deadline is June 28th per today's NY Post.

According the the RI Conservative blog Anchor Rising (which is worth bookmarking if you're local), some guy named Ed Leather, a former foreign service officer, is throwing his hat in the ring. His kickoff is on May 27, so it's not widely known.

I had a thought, though. What you want to bet if the GOP does get behind this guy, the DNC will whine about the evil, opportunistic Republicans picking on poor Patrick, kicking a mentally ill guy when he's down. Why, they never supported a GOP candidate before this, did they?

67 posted on 05/06/2006 7:26:18 AM PDT by prion (Yes, as a matter of fact, I AM the spelling police)
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To: Wristpin

Excellent deduction, I concur, and I still bet they have him on the security tapes.


68 posted on 05/06/2006 7:49:04 AM PDT by moose2004 (You Can Run But You Can't Hide!)
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To: prion

"some guy named Ed Leather, a former foreign service officer"

That's a great name, he sounds like a tough guy!

All the dims do is whine and moan and play the victim card, so what difference will it make?

The way to play it would, of course, be to let that part of the story go unmentioned and just take Kennedy on on the issues, etc. He's been revealed as a stuporous man in need of serious help, that speaks for itself (and good luck to him, sincerely), any person who wants someone like that representing them, well, what can I say?

I live in NJ, look at the losers we elect!


69 posted on 05/06/2006 8:06:08 AM PDT by jocon307 (The Silent Majority - silent no longer)
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To: pjsbro

uh..ummmm...Harvard maybe?
- - -

Ah yes, one of the ivy league U's which has long forsaken it's solid founding as a quality . . .

drum roll . . .

Bible school.


70 posted on 05/06/2006 8:32:49 AM PDT by Quix ( PREPARE . . . PRAY . . . PLACE your trust, hope, faith and life in God's hands moment by moment)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...

Patchaquiddick ping!


71 posted on 05/06/2006 9:43:03 AM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Hillary Clinton 6/28/04)
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To: Darkwolf377

Nancy Pelosi is going to be on one of the Sunday morning talk shows. You can bet she has her spit and spin already memorized. She'll be [gently] asked if Patrick Kennedy's troubles aren't a part of "the culture of corruption". She will say many many fine Americans have problems with prescription drugs, this is Patrick's personal problem and he's courageously fighting it, and taking responsibility for his actions. She will say Patrick's problem is nothing like Abrahamoff and Duke Cunningham a gazillion times, blaming the RNC for allowing them to corrupt the culture.

Nevermind Cynthia McKinney and New Orleans Congressman Jefferson who is probably going to get indicted this week. But if someone brings them up, Pelosi will cut them loose like a hot knife through buttah!


72 posted on 05/06/2006 9:44:13 AM PDT by YaYa123
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To: CellPhoneSurfer; nutmeg


73 posted on 05/06/2006 10:07:13 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist homosexual lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: nutmeg

Patchaquiddick ping!

&&
Love it!


74 posted on 05/06/2006 10:25:11 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: taxesareforever
Wake up Rhode Island.

Was that pun intended?
75 posted on 05/06/2006 10:27:38 AM PDT by uncitizen
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To: moose2004; Wristpin

Excellent deduction, I concur, and I still bet they have him on the security tapes.

&&&
$50 says the security tapes are mysteriously erased.

Besides, the Ambien made him drink and drive and caused him to do anything else he should not have done.


76 posted on 05/06/2006 10:30:36 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: Quix
"Is there a secret school somewhere ..."

Home schooling. Patrick just watched his daddy.

77 posted on 05/06/2006 10:41:59 AM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde
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To: CellPhoneSurfer
Obviously a DUI.. with rich white men shagging for an excuse..
Much the same as the Sandy Burgular affair.. except there the rich white men were in the White House.. Legal and illegal are only terms fit for the peasants.. of any color..
78 posted on 05/06/2006 10:45:39 AM PDT by hosepipe (This Propaganda has been edited to include not a small amount of Hyperbole..)
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To: uncitizen

Good catch. No, I hadn't considered that. :)


79 posted on 05/06/2006 10:52:03 AM PDT by taxesareforever (Never forget Matt Maupin)
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To: CellPhoneSurfer
[...by invoking a law that prevents members of Congress from being arrested while en route to formal sessions.]

This is probably part of their basic training when they get to DC. No matter what happens, they announce "I'm late for a vote" and they get off free. Sort of like "diplomatic immunity".

80 posted on 05/06/2006 10:53:55 AM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Every vote for a Democrat is a vote for $10/gallon gas.)
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To: SkyPilot

So if there is a law that says the police can't arrest an indiidual under the influence...if the guy is going to vote in cong ress...shouldn't we be asking how he could vote...in a DUI-state...in congress? Someone needs to ask serious questions here.


81 posted on 05/06/2006 11:01:01 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Wristpin

I'm betting there WAS someone with him in the car. There are likely cameras all over the place in this area. Patrick's monologue was just a cover tactic to give the Dems enough time to destroy evidence and threaten people. It puts the press at the feet of Patrick and away from the "real story".


82 posted on 05/06/2006 11:02:01 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (God Bless Our Troops!!)
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To: ozzymandus
He should get a DUI regardless.

Kennedy:
1) Was driving with his headlights off at 2:45 a.m.
2) Swerved into oncoming traffic, almost sideswiped a police cruiser, and crashed into a security barrier.
3) Was observed staggering after he exited his vehicle.
4) Smelled of alcohol.
5) Lied about being "late for a vote".
6) Lied about not having had alcohol,
7) Was seen drinking at one or two bars earlier in the evening.

I'd say that the above facts sufficiently form the basis of a case. I'm sure that the two sergeants who drove him home could provide testimony that would ice the case. No need for any test results.

83 posted on 05/06/2006 11:02:11 AM PDT by Mad_Tom_Rackham (Every vote for a Democrat is a vote for $10/gallon gas.)
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To: pepsionice

I'm sure that like every law, there are "precedents" which aren't being mentioned.


84 posted on 05/06/2006 11:04:09 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (God Bless Our Troops!!)
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To: Cementjungle
"I agree, but unfortunately there's no physical proof of intoxication"

And why isn't there physical proof?

The "impaired" box was checked off on the occurrance report yet no breathalyzer was administered.

Imagine that happening in your town to you or your friends.

Imagine anyone in your town giving the appearance of being impaired as he climbs out of an accident vehicle in the presence of a constable and having a police NCO sending the constable on about his other duties and giving the subject of the investigation a ride home in a police vehicle, without administering a breathalyzer.

85 posted on 05/06/2006 11:20:52 AM PDT by Clive
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham
We are going about this the wrong way.

Let's give Kennedy a pass.

He is, after all, a Kennedy, which means that he is part of America's unimpeachable nobility.

Instead, let's go after the coppers. They don't have the Kennedy impunity.

Let's sic MADD on them.

86 posted on 05/06/2006 11:27:11 AM PDT by Clive
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To: JustaDumbBlonde

With ego and blubber as big as Scuba Teddy, I bet it would have been hard NOT to have watched him. Though, passed out on the floor is not all that entertaining viewing material.


87 posted on 05/06/2006 11:32:45 AM PDT by Quix ( PREPARE . . . PRAY . . . PLACE your trust, hope, faith and life in God's hands moment by moment)
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To: Bigg Red

"Besides, the Ambien made him drink and drive and caused him to do anything else he should not have done."

Now that the the witnesses arecoming out with the fact that his was seen drinking at a bar, the spinners will claim

"He was sleep-drinking."


88 posted on 05/06/2006 12:04:15 PM PDT by Wristpin ("The Yankees announce plan to buy every player in Baseball....")
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To: nutmeg; CellPhoneSurfer
Don't forget the "Good Friday" Kennedy Rapes -- Curse to Bear,A new account of Ted Kennedy’s Palm Beach adventure(Good Friday,Ted's 15th Annv.)

89 posted on 05/06/2006 2:26:05 PM PDT by Coleus (I Support Research using the Ethical, Effective and Moral use of stem cells: non-embryonic)
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To: foolscap

Yes.


90 posted on 05/06/2006 4:15:41 PM PDT by Arizona Carolyn
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To: Wristpin

sleep-drinking

**
You're too clever. :-)


91 posted on 05/06/2006 5:22:58 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Never trust Democrats with national security.)
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To: prion
I totally agree with you. It's not the voters of Massachusetts that are letting the GOP down. It's the GOP who is letting the voters of Massachusetts down.

The GOP has written off Massachusetts for years and the false notion that Massachusetts is a hopelessly liberal state becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.

The fact is that this state is ripe for the taking if only the GOP would put up a fight and run some candidates. We've been electing GOP governors since 1990 but our bench (which was never strong to begin with) is running dry. In fact, we would have lost the Governorship in 2002 if not for the fact that Mitt Romney came to the rescue from Utah. Now that Mitt has evidently decided to run for president, there is pretty much nobody who can save us from the Democrats taking over in November. And if the Democrats win, it will be by default. The state convention the GOP just had here was a joke. The convention hall was half empty and there was no excitement at all to nominate Mitt Romney's successor. Whenever I go to vote, it is discouraging because at the local level, there are constantly Democrats running unopposed. I leave those races blank but it's an empty gesture.

Even though conservatives have been hung out to dry up here by the national GOP, we still turn out and give at least 40% of the vote for whoever the GOP is running in a particular race. All it would take is a little effort to tip the scales in the other direction.

92 posted on 05/06/2006 5:37:56 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I think Randy Travis must be paying his bills on home computer by now)
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To: endthematrix

Did the police report specify if he was fully dressed or if he had pajamas on? Surely this would be an indication of whether he had just gotten out of bed and was driving.


93 posted on 05/06/2006 5:49:35 PM PDT by MissP-38
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To: csvset

Roughly two and a half to three blocks. And the last street is narrow. The officer was lucky to avoid the rat bastard.


94 posted on 05/06/2006 7:08:49 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Liberals saying "We Support The Troops" is like OJ looking for the real killers.)
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To: csvset

Was that some kind of "Bar Fly Ping" ?


95 posted on 05/06/2006 7:21:27 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Liberals saying "We Support The Troops" is like OJ looking for the real killers.)
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To: csvset
Home, bar and scene of the crime are all within a few blocks.

Home and bar are closest.

96 posted on 05/06/2006 7:23:07 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Liberals saying "We Support The Troops" is like OJ looking for the real killers.)
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To: SkyPilot

Howdy Doody's Mom...
97 posted on 05/06/2006 7:29:03 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Liberals saying "We Support The Troops" is like OJ looking for the real killers.)
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To: nutmeg

BTTT


98 posted on 05/07/2006 9:51:48 AM PDT by Deetes (God Bless the Troops)
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To: laconic

.........all what you said...and just think ....they can BUY IT IN A BOTTLE !!


99 posted on 05/07/2006 10:17:34 AM PDT by Neenah
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