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Mary Jo Kopechne remembered, July 21st, 1969
you don't see the news covering this, do you? ^ | july 21, 2008 | self

Posted on 07/21/2008 12:40:57 PM PDT by haole

We should every year remember the true story of Mary Jo's death, and how it revealed the true "character" of one Edward M Kennedy.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 110th; 2dayslate; carcrash; corruptdems; dishonest; dispicablepieceof; fatteddy; gurglingcod; hellawaits; maryjosuffocated; murderer; repentfatteddyrepent; suffocation; teddykennedy; tedkennedy
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"Do we operate under a system of equal justice under law? Or is there one system for the average citizen and another for the high and mighty?" - Senator Ted Kennedy, 1973 -
1 posted on 07/21/2008 12:40:57 PM PDT by haole
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To: haole

We should honor her. She gave her life to save us from a Ted Kennedy presidency.


2 posted on 07/21/2008 12:42:13 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (ANWR would look great in pumps.)
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To: haole

“Teddy, Teddy, I think I’m pregnant, What shall I do?”.

“Don’t worry Mary Jo, we’ll cross that bridge when we come to it”


3 posted on 07/21/2008 12:43:25 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: haole

Gee, what do you supposed fat teddy is doing today? Visting the grave, repenting, praying for her soul,,,,,naw, I’m thinking he’s sitting his fat ass on his yacht chugging back some chivas enjoying the scenery...........when fat teddy finally meets his maker I’m hoping MaryJo is there as well to point him towards the gates of hell...........


4 posted on 07/21/2008 12:45:33 PM PDT by rockabyebaby (PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR INFIDEL STEPHENJOHNBANKER)
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To: haole

I was told by a long time Cape resident that on the Vineyard some of the locals refer to the bridge as “the Kennedy carwash.” Not all are brainwashed in MA once you get out of the 495 Boston belt.


5 posted on 07/21/2008 12:47:24 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: haole

6 posted on 07/21/2008 12:47:53 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: rockabyebaby

It would be true justice if the Lord chose this day to end Ted Kennedy’s life...


7 posted on 07/21/2008 12:48:01 PM PDT by princess leah
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To: princess leah

Brilliant idea! We will see what God has planned for fat teddy!


8 posted on 07/21/2008 12:48:55 PM PDT by rockabyebaby (PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR INFIDEL STEPHENJOHNBANKER)
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To: haole

I was 13 years old attending Boy Scout camp on Cape Cod when this happened.


9 posted on 07/21/2008 12:52:17 PM PDT by A. Patriot (CZ 52's ROCK)
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To: haole
If only Ted had been able to get his hands on one of these:


10 posted on 07/21/2008 12:52:33 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Barack Obama--the first black Jimmy Carter.)
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To: princess leah

I heard Rush Limbaugh say, “Nuclear power has killed fewer Americans than Ted Kennedy’s car.”


11 posted on 07/21/2008 12:53:44 PM PDT by PhilCollins
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To: haole
you don't see the news covering it, that's we we are here...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2047444/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2047450/posts

while many people believe Ted left his mistress to drown, so that he would not get caught driving drunk, the boston globe had a different spin on the incident.

“If she had lived, Mary Jo Kopechne would be 62 years old. Through his tireless work as a legislator, Edward Kennedy would have brought comfort to her in her old age.” —

Charles Pierce in a January 5, 2003 Boston Globe Magazine article.

too bad you killed her instead Teddy

12 posted on 07/21/2008 12:56:05 PM PDT by edzo4
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To: rockabyebaby

Ted: “Bottom’s Up!”


13 posted on 07/21/2008 12:56:46 PM PDT by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: haole

The first Moon landing was on July 20th, 1969. I saved my parent’s Boston Globe newspapers for the Moon landing and also have the Teddy “I should have drove a Volkswagon” Kennedy story.


15 posted on 07/21/2008 12:59:33 PM PDT by A. Patriot (CZ 52's ROCK)
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To: Baynative

Excellent post.......


16 posted on 07/21/2008 12:59:45 PM PDT by rockabyebaby (PLEASE PRAY FOR OUR INFIDEL STEPHENJOHNBANKER)
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To: haole

A still shot from what is undoubtedly not Ted Kennedy's favorite movie, Ghost Story.

17 posted on 07/21/2008 12:59:56 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: haole
Most of us here know this. But for the sake of the Lurker's and visitor's who come to this site we need to remind them of this:

Mary Jo suffocated, she did not drown, she did not die on impact. She suffocated while the drunken teddy was worried about how the accident would affect him. If he had simply called for help, Mary Jo would have survived the accident.

18 posted on 07/21/2008 1:02:08 PM PDT by Michael.SF. ("They're not Americans. They're liberals! "-- Ann Coulter, May 15, 2008)
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To: haole

I read this book when I was a college kid http://www.amazon.com/Teddy-Bare-Last-Kennedy-Clan/dp/0882791095

It lays out the entire scandal.


19 posted on 07/21/2008 1:07:12 PM PDT by Manfred the Wonder Dawg (Test ALL things, hold to that which is True.)
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To: haole
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20 posted on 07/21/2008 1:07:38 PM PDT by preacher (A government which robs from Peter to pay Paul will always have the support of Paul.)
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To: haole

Shame on Ted Kennedy, shame on the Massachusetts judicial system, and shame on Massachusetts voters for keeping him in office all these years.


21 posted on 07/21/2008 1:13:24 PM PDT by AZLiberty (You can't power the U.S. economy on Democrat snake oil.)
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22 posted on 07/21/2008 1:16:43 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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To: haole
RIP Mary Jo.
21 July ('68) is also the day I left RVN.

23 posted on 07/21/2008 1:17:14 PM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Baynative

criminal manslaughter

Steve Smith, the Kennedy family fixer, was passing out money like cookies on the 22nd.


24 posted on 07/21/2008 1:17:23 PM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Democrat, a synonym for Traitor)
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To: preacher

Thanks for finding the ad. I was having a hard time finding a legible example. (It was of course a spoof ad from National Lampoon. VW sued for using its trademark).


25 posted on 07/21/2008 1:20:43 PM PDT by A. Patriot (CZ 52's ROCK)
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To: PhilCollins
I heard Rush Limbaugh say, “Nuclear power has killed fewer Americans than Ted Kennedy’s car.”

Rush is wrong on this one. At least three Americans have died in nuclear reactor accidents. One was in Arco, Idaho in 1961. Their bodies were so radioactive they had to be buried in lead-lined coffins.

26 posted on 07/21/2008 1:20:54 PM PDT by LiberConservative ("Typical" white guy)
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To: haole

27 posted on 07/21/2008 1:25:48 PM PDT by McBuff
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To: PhilCollins

Nice Rush quote.


28 posted on 07/21/2008 1:26:31 PM PDT by Mark was here (The earth is bipolar.)
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To: haole

Here we have a murderer in congress for all these years that has gotten a pass and all who deal with him over the years also have blood on thier hands. It won’t be long now! Mary Jo is at the gate waiting for this mess to show up, and he knows it!


29 posted on 07/21/2008 1:27:20 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (IF YOU ARE NOT CONSERVATIVE BY 35 YOU HAVE NO BRAIN. W CHURCHILL)
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To: LiberConservative
The SL-1 reactor at the NRTS in Idaho (as it was known then) was a prototype test reactor for the military, to be used in remote locations where conventional power generation was limited. It was not a civilian power reactor. The casualties you refer to were the reactor crew made up of military personnel.

Rush's bromide refers to the safety record of commercial, civilian nuclear energy in this country. The only fatalities I know of there were non-nuclear related, such as the one accident a few years ago in Virginia (I think) where some maintenance workers walked into a live steam leak (basically cuts you in half). There have been some electrical accidents as well. But those were not unique to the nuclear aspects of the plant.

30 posted on 07/21/2008 1:28:39 PM PDT by chimera
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To: LiberConservative

for years I had a bumper sticker on the rear of my pickup truck that read, “Ted Kennedy’s car has killed more people than my gun”.


31 posted on 07/21/2008 1:28:51 PM PDT by A. Patriot (CZ 52's ROCK)
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To: Wil H

And he was such a gentleman when they got to that bridge it took him 9 hours to open the car door for her.


32 posted on 07/21/2008 1:33:22 PM PDT by MissEdie (On the Sixth Day God created Spurrier)
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To: A. Patriot

I know how this forum tries to stay above the personal attacks at certain times, but when that POS Teddy dies, it will be hard for me not to do to him what the left did to Tony Snow and Jesse Helms.


33 posted on 07/21/2008 1:33:39 PM PDT by guido911 (Islamic terrorists are members of the "ROP", the "religion of pu*&ies")
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To: SlowBoat407
Yes, a small statue on The Mall would be appropriate. Next to the kiosk selling THESE:

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This reprobate got 4 decades that his COWARDICE denied Mary Jo.

34 posted on 07/21/2008 1:45:02 PM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: LiberConservative
At least three Americans have died in nuclear reactor accidents. One was in Arco, Idaho in 1961. Their bodies were so radioactive they had to be buried in lead-lined coffins.

That was at SL-1 but it was military. How about “United States Civilian Nuclear power has killed fewer Americans than Ted Kennedy’s car.”

35 posted on 07/21/2008 1:46:24 PM PDT by BILL_C (Those who don't understand the lessons of history are bound to repeat them!)
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To: haole

I saw show on A&E or Discovery a couple of years ago that concluded Teddy wasn’t in the car. They stopped after going past a local cop and Teddy got out and swam a mile or so back to his hotel. Mary Jo drove back and went off the bridge as she was not familiar with the area and was used to driving her VW.

The doors were closed on the car. Teddy could not have gotten out then slammed the door hard enough to close it while under water. The windows were closed. Had he been in the car he would have died. People at his hotel reported Teddy was having breakfast the next morning when 2 men came in, spoke to him and then they all left in a hurry. They said Teddy was relaxed until they came in.

I know this is just a theory but it does a good job of explaining the physical evidence.


36 posted on 07/21/2008 1:56:42 PM PDT by alpo
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To: haole

Will there be a big touch football game tonight to celebrate?


37 posted on 07/21/2008 2:19:48 PM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: A. Patriot

ditto


38 posted on 07/21/2008 2:20:31 PM PDT by bruin66 (Time: Nature's way of keeping everything from happening at once.)
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To: alpo

I saw show on A&E or Discovery a couple of years ago that concluded Teddy wasn’t in the car. They stopped after going past a local cop and Teddy got out and swam a mile or so back to his hotel. Mary Jo drove back and went off the bridge as she was not familiar with the area and was used to driving her VW.

The doors were closed on the car. Teddy could not have gotten out then slammed the door hard enough to close it while under water. The windows were closed. Had he been in the car he would have died. People at his hotel reported Teddy was having breakfast the next morning when 2 men came in, spoke to him and then they all left in a hurry. They said Teddy was relaxed until they came in.

I know this is just a theory but it does a good job of explaining the physical evidence.


I have heard that explanation also. It does make sense. If true, why didn’t he just tell the truth? I guess a lie is better than the truth for rich, priveleged, Democrats.


40 posted on 07/21/2008 2:21:59 PM PDT by A. Patriot (CZ 52's ROCK)
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To: haole

This from the Oliver Stone movie.....

Walking together on a secluded beach, Ted Kennedy tells Mary Jo he can’t make love to her because, “I’m married, and it would be morally wrong.”

A distraught, drunken and humiliated Mary Jo runs alone to Ted’s parked car, starts the engine, and roars down a dark and unfamiliar road, only moments away from her tragic, accidental death.....


41 posted on 07/21/2008 2:36:08 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: BILL_C; chimera
I stand corrected. Rush is right. I Googled it and verified that indeed Kennedy's car has killed more people than commercial US nuclear power. Thanks.
42 posted on 07/21/2008 2:44:19 PM PDT by LiberConservative ("Typical" white guy)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Maybe not, but enough are to keep electing him. Sad.


43 posted on 07/21/2008 2:46:18 PM PDT by Continental Soldier
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To: haole
The actual date of her demise is July, 18 1969.
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44 posted on 07/21/2008 3:05:08 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.)
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To: Iron Munro

july18 or most probably 19th when she died, but i always remember it being tied to the first moon landing ( the 21st ), since it gave cover for the news networks to ignore the kennedy crime.


45 posted on 07/21/2008 4:55:20 PM PDT by haole (John 10 30)
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To: haole
The only punishment that Teddy suffered as a result of Mary Jo's murder was that his license was suspended for a few months....six I believe.

According to Howie Carr...a local columnist and talk host who's studied the Kennedys for years....Teddy was caught behind the wheel at least twice during the period of suspension.

Add to that the fact that Teddy named one of his dogs "Splash" and you have the profile of a pure sociopath.

46 posted on 07/21/2008 7:16:20 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The problem with the rat race is,even if you win you're still a rat.)
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To: alpo

That theory is a bunch of crapola.


47 posted on 07/21/2008 7:47:30 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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To: haole
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48 posted on 07/21/2008 8:10:18 PM PDT by IYellAtMyTV (Workday Forecast--Increasing pressure towards afternoon. Rum likely by evening.)
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To: Maceman

I always think of Night of the Hunter. When I see that lady sitting in the car under water, I think of Teddy and Mary Jo.


49 posted on 07/21/2008 8:57:46 PM PDT by hoppity
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To: LiberConservative
It's a subtle difference. But most people associate nuclear safety with commercial power generation.

Besides the SL-1 incident, there have been criticality accidents associated with nuclear technology development. There were a couple in the Manhattan Project. There was one a few years ago in Japan. There have been a couple of fatalities associated with commercial irradiators that use radioactive sources or accelerators. In general, these are exceedingly rare accidents, especially compared with risks we accept on a daily basis (driving cars, climbing ladders, etc.) that have higher fatality rates.

50 posted on 07/22/2008 5:42:54 AM PDT by chimera
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