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Ted Kennedy Dies of Brain Cancer at Age 77
ABC ^ | 2009-08-26

Posted on 08/25/2009 10:22:54 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

Sen. Edward Moore Kennedy, the youngest Kennedy brother who was left to head the family's political dynasty after his brothers President John F. Kennedy and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated, has died at age 77.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 111th; camelot; cancer; catholic; democrats; duplicate; kennedy; kopechne; liberals; maryjokopechne; obituary; senate; swimmer; swimmerbuysit; tedkennedy; ussenate
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1 posted on 08/25/2009 10:22:55 PM PDT by rabscuttle385
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To: rabscuttle385

Sorry. Nothing positive to say from this individual.


2 posted on 08/25/2009 10:24:47 PM PDT by jongaltsr (Hope to See ya in Galt's Gulch.)
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To: jongaltsr

Let me be the first to say nothing


3 posted on 08/25/2009 10:25:17 PM PDT by rjones42
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To: rabscuttle385

I had a feeling it wouldn’t be long after his sister died.


4 posted on 08/25/2009 10:25:22 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: whatisthetruth

Ping


5 posted on 08/25/2009 10:25:53 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: rabscuttle385

Uhhhhhhhhhh, uhhhh, yeah


6 posted on 08/25/2009 10:26:06 PM PDT by cmsgop (Another proud graduate of the Larry Storch school of posting)
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To: jongaltsr

Who’s Ted Kennedy?


7 posted on 08/25/2009 10:26:42 PM PDT by max americana (i)
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To: rabscuttle385

RIP


8 posted on 08/25/2009 10:27:00 PM PDT by oblomov (Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. - Mencken)
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To: oblomov

If indeed he can find peace.


9 posted on 08/25/2009 10:27:35 PM PDT by oblomov (Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. - Mencken)
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To: rabscuttle385
The parties and high living, playing with people's lives is over. Now comes the judgement.

God have mercy on him.

10 posted on 08/25/2009 10:27:38 PM PDT by skeeter
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R.I.P.

Very sad days for Ted since Mary Joe died.

Entire situation tragic.
He should've never stayed in politics after that day. I've always wondered who the heck ever voted for him.

11 posted on 08/25/2009 10:27:58 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: All

Now he belongs to the ages.


12 posted on 08/25/2009 10:28:01 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (May God save the American Republic.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Only God can judge what this man has done in life, because the courts chose not to.....

That said, prayers to his family.


13 posted on 08/25/2009 10:28:06 PM PDT by tcrlaf ("Hope" is the most Evil of all Evils"-Neitzsche)
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To: cmsgop

Mary Jo Kopechne unavailable for comment.


14 posted on 08/25/2009 10:28:07 PM PDT by Salo
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To: rabscuttle385

Drudge sleeping?


15 posted on 08/25/2009 10:28:17 PM PDT by canuck_conservative (Obama - The "Big Owe")
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To: oblomov

The sound of the many abortions encouraged by Kennedy


16 posted on 08/25/2009 10:28:22 PM PDT by rjones42
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To: rabscuttle385

O My Jesus,
forgive us our sins
save us from the fire of hell
and lead all souls to heaven
especially those who are
in most need of Thy mercy.


17 posted on 08/25/2009 10:28:35 PM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: rabscuttle385

The Senator is dead. Long live the Senator.


18 posted on 08/25/2009 10:28:46 PM PDT by james500
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To: rabscuttle385

Dead, huh?


19 posted on 08/25/2009 10:28:54 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: rabscuttle385

Has his replacement been “selected” yet?


20 posted on 08/25/2009 10:29:06 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (January 20th, 2013)
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To: rabscuttle385

Under Obama’s government rationed healthcare, Kennedy’s brain turmor surgery wouldn’t have been worth it, eh?


21 posted on 08/25/2009 10:29:12 PM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Prayers for the millions of women damaged by abortion.


22 posted on 08/25/2009 10:29:49 PM PDT by bray (He's a Divider not a Uniter)
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To: rabscuttle385

23 posted on 08/25/2009 10:30:06 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: rabscuttle385
Well, I don't wish cancer on anyone, not even an enemy.

I hope he didn't suffer too much, though I hope he is brought to justice for what appears a tyrannical and wicked life. If I'm wrong, I hope I'm forgiven.

That said, I wish he'd take the entire Camelot PR fiction to the grave with him. America is not a family founded on royalty or even quasi-royalty. I despise the entire Camelot myth and wish it would be buried and each individual would have to earn their rank and prove that they deserve respect.

24 posted on 08/25/2009 10:30:19 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Impeach President Bernanke.)
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To: max americana

G_D Bless Mary Jo Kopechne? R.I.P.


25 posted on 08/25/2009 10:30:34 PM PDT by Jan Hus
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To: NoRedTape
Sorry = "Mary Jo".

Tragic chapter in history.

May God Bless them both in his own manner.


26 posted on 08/25/2009 10:30:39 PM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: rabscuttle385

RIP for one of the most malign influences in American politics over a period of half a century. May God have mercy on his soul.


27 posted on 08/25/2009 10:30:58 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: rabscuttle385

God’s will be done.


28 posted on 08/25/2009 10:31:19 PM PDT by Mojave (Don't blame me. I voted for McClintock.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Well, we know what comes next. The shameless Obama and his minions in the Rat party using Teddy’s death to tell us we now have an obligation to pass government healthcare to “honor Teddy’s legacy.” What’s the over/under on how long before the Rats are using his death to shove govt. deathcare down our throats?


29 posted on 08/25/2009 10:31:20 PM PDT by MissesBush
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To: Jan Hus

Oh that Kennedy...you mean swimmer’?


30 posted on 08/25/2009 10:31:54 PM PDT by max americana (i)
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To: MissesBush

May they do it with the fervor of the Wellstone Memorial. That didn’t go so well.


31 posted on 08/25/2009 10:32:00 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: Freddd

One less vote in the Senate for National Socialist healthcare...


32 posted on 08/25/2009 10:32:08 PM PDT by tcrlaf ("Hope" is the most Evil of all Evils"-Neitzsche)
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To: rabscuttle385
"Senator Kennedy, welcome to the hereafter."

"Thank you - could you please show me to the bar?"

"Sure, but first let me introduce you to someone. Mary Jo, come say hi to the new arrival before we send him down."

33 posted on 08/25/2009 10:32:17 PM PDT by SFConservative
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To: rabscuttle385

Mary Jo Kopechne will finally get to comment!


34 posted on 08/25/2009 10:32:23 PM PDT by mort56 (He who would sacrifice freedom for security deserves neither. - Ben Franklin)
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To: rabscuttle385

COOL!

Well, not for him...


35 posted on 08/25/2009 10:32:48 PM PDT by babygene
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To: rabscuttle385

Prayers for his soul.


36 posted on 08/25/2009 10:32:59 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier whose wife is expecting twins.)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

We finally know what happened to his brothers and who killed them. The truth starts with these facts:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kFwkIv8AsI


37 posted on 08/25/2009 10:33:07 PM PDT by BILL_C (Those who don't understand the lessons of history will repeat, repeat and repeat.)
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To: Freddd

This may be a rallying cry for democrats to cram socialized health care down our throats.

Instead of “win one for the gipper”, it will be “pass health care for Ted”.

Remember the democrats motto “never let a good crises go to waste” or its corrolary “never fail to capitalize on a tragedy or a death”


38 posted on 08/25/2009 10:33:07 PM PDT by staytrue
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To: rabscuttle385

Let’s not forget how big it was to get the Kennedy’s behind Obama in order for him to win the Dem nomination (and ensure an easy cakewalk to the White House). In many ways Teddy is to blame for what we have to deal with today. No sympathy for him whatsoever.


39 posted on 08/25/2009 10:33:27 PM PDT by RAO1125 (Neoconservatism:Failed. Socialism:Failing (again). Next up: Libertarianism)
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To: rabscuttle385

Thought I’d be happy to hear this. I don’t feel anything but I think we’d better be prepared for the “Let’s get this healthcare deal done for Ted...it’s what he wanted”...bull crap. You know it’s coming.


40 posted on 08/25/2009 10:33:49 PM PDT by pgkdan ( I miss Ronald Reagan!)
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To: mort56

Kennedy’s smear of Judge Bork on the US Senator floor:

“Robert Bork’s America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens’ doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution, writers and artists could be censored at the whim of the Government, and the doors of the Federal courts would be shut on the fingers of millions of citizens for whom the judiciary is — and is often the only — protector of the individual rights that are the heart of our democracy....”


41 posted on 08/25/2009 10:33:52 PM PDT by roses of sharon (It is not actual suffering but a taste of better things which excites people to revolt: Hoffer)
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To: MissesBush

I’m afraid you’re right about that. Rats can’t pass up the opportunity to use a death to advance their agenda.


42 posted on 08/25/2009 10:34:05 PM PDT by Aria ( "The US republic will endure until Congress discovers it can bribe the public with the people's $.")
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To: rabscuttle385
Good Riddance to a man who murdered and got away with it because
he was "CONNETCTED".

A Murderer got away. How will History portray this vermin?

SEE-YA TED, And Fire Water Speed! COWARD!

43 posted on 08/25/2009 10:34:10 PM PDT by MaxMax (Will the real JIM THOMPSON please pick up the white phone)
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To: beaversmom

Thanks B-Mom, already got it covered....

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2324620/posts?page=86#86


44 posted on 08/25/2009 10:34:11 PM PDT by whatisthetruth
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To: oblomov

RIH.


45 posted on 08/25/2009 10:34:30 PM PDT by pgkdan ( I miss Ronald Reagan!)
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To: rabscuttle385

I know he has family who love him. He was a very flawed man from a very charged background and a less than good character daddy and grew up in the shadow of great expectations never ever living up to them.

I dunno. Ted was always the little boy in the shadows trying to catch up to the big shots he followed as siblings...

I have nothing positive for any Kennedy I can think of...they are my culture war foes but I do have sympathy for the tragedies they have suffered ...and caused.

What a mess of family to be called Camelot....still though prayers for all concerned. It is over.


46 posted on 08/25/2009 10:36:26 PM PDT by wardaddy (Ya'll don't get too cocky about Bro's malaise...Toon came back too)
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To: MaxMax

ROT IN HELL TED. Reguards.


47 posted on 08/25/2009 10:36:35 PM PDT by MaxMax (Will the real JIM THOMPSON please pick up the white phone)
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To: rabscuttle385

RIP


48 posted on 08/25/2009 10:37:05 PM PDT by AliVeritas (Ez 38 Pray.)
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To: rabscuttle385

RIP


49 posted on 08/25/2009 10:37:23 PM PDT by SideoutFred (B.O. Stinks...it really does)
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To: rabscuttle385

Trust the rats to use this guy’s death as a political prop for their socialist health care schemes. Maybe they’ll have a big rally at his funeral, like they did with Wellstone.


50 posted on 08/25/2009 10:37:24 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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