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Sen. Ted Kennedy Dies
The Capitolist ^ | 26/8/2009 | Patricia Murphy

Posted on 08/26/2009 6:40:47 AM PDT by Eleutheria5

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To: Eleutheria5

Spiritually speaking, Ted Kennedy has been dead practically since birth. He spent his whole life a human appendage of a rotting, corrupt party, a crook who would emerge even from the hottest bath still stinking of booze. He survived longer than the rest of his family because his “life” was, until today, just a biological technicality — it is hard to kill what has, inside, been dead all along.

RIP...? I think not.


51 posted on 08/26/2009 7:18:22 AM PDT by Leg Olam (Make yourselves sheep, and the wolves will eat you. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: tioga

he’s with michael jackson among others.
What a zombie movie that would make!


52 posted on 08/26/2009 7:20:42 AM PDT by dusttoyou (libs are all wee wee'd up and no place to go)
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To: Leg Olam

Now you’ve given me another of his achievements to mention:

He kept the stereotype about Irishmen and drinking alive. Well, that is an accomplishment, isn’t it? Let’s make a list, so we won’t have to dig among the posts. Here’s what I’ve got so far:

1. Helped guarantee Reagan’s election in 1980 by undermining Carter.
2. Inspired term limits.
3. Kept the stereotype of Irish drinking problems alive.
4. ??? Anyone?


53 posted on 08/26/2009 7:24:03 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: Eleutheria5

BFD. Anyone want odds on Congress renaming it “The Ted Kennedy Universal Right to Free High Quality Health Care Act”?


54 posted on 08/26/2009 7:24:41 AM PDT by gorilla_warrior (Metrosexual hairless RINOs for hopey-changey bipartisan-ness)
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To: Eleutheria5

The inspiration for Mayor Quimby on The Simpsons?


55 posted on 08/26/2009 7:25:30 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

OK. That’s four.
Do I hear five?


56 posted on 08/26/2009 7:27:10 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: Eleutheria5

I am dancing! He was a drunk who killed a girl and got away with it and has ever since been a tyrant in the Senate. He’s not exactly someone I would call a friend.


57 posted on 08/26/2009 7:31:35 AM PDT by CodeToad (If it weren't for physics and law enforcement I'd be unstoppable!)
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To: CodeToad

OK. Here’s the updated list:

1. Helped elect Reagan.
2. Inspired term limits.
3. Kept Irish stereotypes alive.
4. Inspired Simpson character.
5. Gave CodeToad excuse to get some exercise.
6. Gave me cause to procrastinate money-making but tedious on-line chore.
7. Might inspire the Dems to pull another Wellstone fiasco.
8. ?? Come on. Let’s go for an even ten. People?


58 posted on 08/26/2009 7:37:12 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: gorilla_warrior

The last few days some liberals in the state-run media have been wishing out loud that Kennedy would resign since he has been incapable of voting and they desperately need his vote to communize our healthcare system. Strange that he would suddenly die on demand.

Not surprising though that his last act on earth would be a selfish one: holding his senate power well beyond his ability to fill the position. Power is EVERYTHING to these liberals and that should scare us all.


59 posted on 08/26/2009 7:37:30 AM PDT by mbs6
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To: dfwgator

“The one good thing I could say about The Swimmer, is that he torpedoed Jimmy Carter’s reelection bid. So in a way, thanks to Ted, we got 8 years of Reagan. I really had to reach there to find something.”

My mother once told me to never speak ill of the deceased so I agree. Ted Kennedy helped weaken Carter in the 1980 Dem Primaries. He helped pave the way for Reagan. Thank you, Ted. RIP.


60 posted on 08/26/2009 7:38:12 AM PDT by chippewaman
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To: Eleutheria5
Tsk tsk... this puts the Dems down two senators (Teddy and the old Imperial Wizard, Robert Byrd) from the magic number 60 which allows Obie to replace the Republic with the dictatorship of the proletariat.

It also gives the Dems a convenient excuse when Obie's Health Scare plan dies the Death of Many Cuts. It's always better when your opponents have a graceful way to retreat. It will allow the Blue Dogs to put getting re-elected over loyalty to Da Party and drive the final stake into the heart of HR 3200.

So even though I've been trying real hard to do the Christian thing and not say anything bad about Teddy K., at least that's a couple of reasons why it's good he's dead.

61 posted on 08/26/2009 7:38:50 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: Kenton

Now let’s be fair. Byrd was not the Imperial Wizard, only the Grand Kleagol. Is he ailing, too?


62 posted on 08/26/2009 7:43:45 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: roses of sharon

And wasn’t it Kennedy and Carter, among others who imposed what amounted to economic sanctions against South Africa during apartied and Nelson Mandela’s release from prison?
I know I’m confused on the details, but do know the chaos in South Africa lays largely at their feet. Tons of blood on Teddy’s hands.


63 posted on 08/26/2009 7:48:26 AM PDT by WestwardHo (Whom the god would destroy, they first drive mad.)
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To: Eleutheria5

An Enemy of the Constitution, Domestic.

Good riddance to bad rubbish.


64 posted on 08/26/2009 7:51:58 AM PDT by dagogo redux (I never met a Dem yet who didn't understand a slap in the face, or a slug from a .45)
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To: svcw

“yet he still has a family and children who love him and will miss him.”

And, like most families with lots of money, immediately begin to quarrel about who gets what and how much.


65 posted on 08/26/2009 7:55:12 AM PDT by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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To: Eleutheria5
Now let’s be fair. Byrd was not the Imperial Wizard, only the Grand Kleagol. Is he ailing, too?

I heard that on Fox this morning that he was "absent from the Senate", that's all I know about it.

66 posted on 08/26/2009 7:57:24 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: 2nd Amendment

“and hope he made amends with his Creator for supporting the deaths of over 50,000,000 unborn children.”

Wonder if that will be mentioned in the giant CATHOLIC funeral mass that will take place, with wall-to-wall Bishops and Cardinals. Nope. Guess not. Oh well, it’s all relative, doncha know. God forgives.....everyone with LOTS of money.


67 posted on 08/26/2009 7:59:38 AM PDT by Happyinmygarden (Yes, actually, I have pretty much seen and heard it all before...)
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To: Eleutheria5
I may be mistaken, but Byrd has been missing from the Senate a lot lately, and at 91 is probably not going to be around much longer. At any rate, Teddy K's timely departure still puts the Obamies at 59, meaning no filibuster-proof majority.

I'd love to see the Republicans take advantage of that and filibuster hell out of this Obamanation, just to rub their noses in it.

68 posted on 08/26/2009 8:07:19 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: Eleutheria5

God Bless Ted Kennedy. As a Catholic I’ve always been impressed with his ability to focus on helping the poor and the sick, without getting tied down in the dogma.

God Bless the Great Liberal Lion.


69 posted on 08/26/2009 8:16:26 AM PDT by mdmc (Peace and low stress.)
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To: Eleutheria5; a fool in paradise
We really shouldn't be so hard on Ted. He lost his two brothers to assassins from the CIA, his secreatary to a drunken driver, and his nephew to an incompetent pilot.

And by the way, didn't Curtis Mayfield predict this tragedy a long time ago, singing Teddy's Dead?

70 posted on 08/26/2009 8:18:33 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Kenton

So now we’ve got No. 8: He died just in time to deprive the Dems of their magic number for health scare, provided the Republicans have a little backbone.

We need just two more. Come on. Anybody with two more nice things to say about Theodore? After that, we’ve done our duty to commemorate him, and can just wait for them to bury the cad. Two more? Hello?


71 posted on 08/26/2009 8:19:06 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: Eleutheria5

4. Inspired Simpson character.

4(a) Inspired "Shoe" character.



or (if the img linkage fails)

http://www.gocomics.com/shoe/2009/08/25/

The irony of the publication date didn't escape me either...


72 posted on 08/26/2009 8:27:03 AM PDT by Peet (<- A.K.A. the Foundling)
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To: Revolting cat!

The Kennedy Legacy lives on in Barack Obama. Or at least that’s what Chris Matthews and the Pravda Media are saying.


73 posted on 08/26/2009 8:29:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ted Kennedy, you are NO J.F.K. Wrong on abortion. Wrong on taxes.)
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To: mdmc

We have our list! Here goes:

1. Helped elect Reagan.
2. Inspired term limits.
3. Kept Irish stereotypes alive.
4. Inspired Simpson character.
5. Gave CodeToad excuse to get some exercise.
6. Gave me cause to procrastinate money-making but tedious on-line chore.
7. Might inspire the Dems to pull another Wellstone fiasco, thereby giving hope to many that they will.
8. Died just in time to deprive Dems in Senate of magic number for pushing HR 3200.
9. Always able to focus on helping the poor.
10. Always able to focus on helping the sick.

Thank you one and all. Now they can’t say we did nothing but party over his death. So let’s say we partay!


74 posted on 08/26/2009 8:30:33 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: Peet

I thought that bird was based on Tip O’Neil.


75 posted on 08/26/2009 8:30:47 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ted Kennedy, you are NO J.F.K. Wrong on abortion. Wrong on taxes.)
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To: Peet

Oops. Make that eleven. There, see!


76 posted on 08/26/2009 8:32:11 AM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: pray4liberty
We have no idea if Senator Kennedy had a deathbed re-conversion. We cannot judge.

Beginning Catholic: The Anointing of the Sick: Comfort and Healing [Ecumenical]

77 posted on 08/26/2009 8:32:30 AM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: Eleutheria5

He opened the floodgates to immigration.
He fought to keep the death tax while shielding his own wealth.
He was self-appointed head of Catholics for Abortion.
He did a menage with Chris Dodd and a waitress.
He provided great material for Rush Limbaugh comedy sketches.


78 posted on 08/26/2009 8:33:33 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ted Kennedy, you are NO J.F.K. Wrong on abortion. Wrong on taxes.)
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To: mdmc
God Bless Ted Kennedy. As a Catholic I’ve always been impressed with his ability to focus on helping the poor and the sick, without getting tied down in the dogma.

Um.

No.

Most dogmatic cur ever.

79 posted on 08/26/2009 8:34:00 AM PDT by Lazamataz (It's Claire Wolfe Time.)
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To: Salvation

Don’t know if there was much “there” to make a deathbed re-conversion. Do you think that he really authored the letter to change Massachusetts law on selecting a replacement?


80 posted on 08/26/2009 8:34:33 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ted Kennedy, you are NO J.F.K. Wrong on abortion. Wrong on taxes.)
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To: Lazamataz

Recall too that “Animal Farm” begins with the death of Old Major.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_Farm

A prize Middle White boar is the inspiration that fuels the Rebellion in the book. He is 12 years old. According to one interpretation, he could be based upon both Karl Marx, founder of modern Marxism and the base for Communism, (in that he describes the ideal society the animals could create if the humans are overthrown) and Vladimir Lenin (in that his skull is put on revered public display, as was Lenin’s embalmed corpse). However, according to Christopher Hitchens: “the persons of Lenin and Trotsky are combined into one [i.e., Snowball], or, it might even be [...] to say, there is no Lenin at all.”

RECALL this moment when they try to spin Obamacare as “Ted Kennedy’s lasting legacy”.


81 posted on 08/26/2009 8:37:32 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ted Kennedy, you are NO J.F.K. Wrong on abortion. Wrong on taxes.)
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To: Eleutheria5
He's gone but the MSM and liberal worshipers will never allow us to forget him.
82 posted on 08/26/2009 8:40:21 AM PDT by F.J. Mitchell (America is ailin'-the cure is Palin.)
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To: a fool in paradise

He may have. But it didn’t happen as he wished, did it?

Now for the later election and the Senate down to 58 dimocrats — Counting Byrd very sick.


83 posted on 08/26/2009 9:00:27 AM PDT by Salvation (With God all things are possible.)
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To: chippewaman

I wonder if Jimmy will make it to the funeral?


84 posted on 08/26/2009 9:41:47 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Eleutheria5

You were able to make lemonade out of the lemon. ;-)


85 posted on 08/26/2009 10:12:38 AM PDT by DejaJude
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To: a fool in paradise

Quote: I thought that bird was based on Tip O’Neil.

Oh dear! If that is so, I have been assuming (we know what THAT means) the wrong thing all along.

Time to google the Shoe archives.

A quick search shows nothing but Wasn’t O’Neil in the House? This guy (Belfry) is a senator...


86 posted on 08/26/2009 12:03:41 PM PDT by Peet (<- A.K.A. the Foundling)
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To: a fool in paradise

I always understood what he said at that rally:
“And reelect him on the egg-butter bar”! What else could it possibly mean?
You forgot the time he stopped a wind power project from being developed on Long Island Sound, for fear it might interfere with his yachting.
Then there was the time that his obnoxious nephew Kennedy-Smith was accused of raping a girl, and he dragged his dead president brother into his testimony on the stand.
Let’s not forget his other nephew, the one who had sex with his fifteen-year-old kids’ baby-sitter, and he paid the parents off with sweetheart contracts with the City of Boston. Ted’s father Joe would have been proud of all this corruption and chicanery. But alas, the sitter-shtupping nephew, who showed such promise and had so much talent, later played football on skis in a forest, and bashed his brains out against a tree. Sob.


87 posted on 08/26/2009 12:54:31 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: Eleutheria5; Revolting cat!

“And Re-elect him on Rosebud!”


88 posted on 08/26/2009 12:58:53 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: Eleutheria5

“Where are my pants?” - Ted Kennedy


89 posted on 08/26/2009 12:59:54 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: a fool in paradise

Not enough syllables for that incoherent bit of raving. It was “...and reelect him on the __ __ _ __”


90 posted on 08/26/2009 1:08:38 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: Eleutheria5

Sounded originally to me like “and re-elect him in the next round”.

But Rosebud is more enegmatic (think Citizen Kane) and just as meaningless.


91 posted on 08/26/2009 1:10:08 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

ROTFLMFAO!

Now THAT’S funny!


92 posted on 08/26/2009 1:18:23 PM PDT by Randy Larsen ( BTW, If I offend you! Please let me know, I may want to offend you again!)
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To: Randy Larsen

Let’s continue to reminisce. There was also the time in the ‘90s that ACORN activists disrupted a Senate Subcommittee hearing on forcing sane lending criteria down the throats of those swingin’ guys at Ginny Mae and Fanny Mae, and were arrested by those Republican boot boys who keep order at the Capitol. Teddy boldly marched up to the head praetorian and demanded that they release the one ACORN activist from Massachussets, and they ended up releasing everyone. The hearing went nowhere, and the banking rules remained unchanged, so that we had such a nice crisis in 2008. Let’s not waste it, so many spent a few hours in lock-up to make that crisis possible. Let not their sacrifice be in vain. Nationalize everything. Thank you, Ted.


93 posted on 08/26/2009 11:33:42 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (www.publishedauthors.net/benmaxwell/index.html, http://sites.google.com/site/thevuzvuz/)
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To: Salvation
We have no idea if Senator Kennedy had a deathbed re-conversion. We cannot judge.

Maybe not, but results equal intentions. Ted K. knew he was sick and dying, and God was gracious to him by giving him a year to repent. What did Ted do that last year? Continue to push abortion and unGodly causes. IMHO he didn't make good use of the time he had left.

94 posted on 08/28/2009 3:01:36 PM PDT by pray4liberty (http://aroodawakening.tv)
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