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President Obama to deliver eulogy at Kennedy’s funeral
The Boston Globe ^ | 8/26/09 | Bryan Bender, Michael Paulson, Matt Viser, and Noah Bierman, Globe Staff

Posted on 08/26/2009 6:10:48 PM PDT by Joy in the Journey

President Barack Obama will deliver a eulogy at US Senator Edward M. Kennedy's funeral Mass on Saturday, a White House official has told the Globe.

Kennedy's funeral will be held at a time yet to be determined Saturday morning at The Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the Mission Hill section of Boston. Commonly known as the Mission Church, the 1,450-seat basilica on Tremont Street was built in the 1870s. Kennedy prayed there in 2003 while his daughter, Kara, was being treated for lung cancer.

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1 posted on 08/26/2009 6:10:49 PM PDT by Joy in the Journey
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To: Joy in the Journey

Any excuse to fire up Air Force one and be on TV!


2 posted on 08/26/2009 6:12:30 PM PDT by PilotDave (America; nice while it lasted... I miss it already.)
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To: Joy in the Journey

Please use the original title.


3 posted on 08/26/2009 6:12:32 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Joy in the Journey

He’s the first black Kennedy. Well, half-black anyway.


4 posted on 08/26/2009 6:12:32 PM PDT by RetroSexual
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To: Joy in the Journey

The “Final Bruthah”.


5 posted on 08/26/2009 6:12:53 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” -George Orwell)
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The floor of hell is paved with the skulls of bishops - St. Athanasius

6 posted on 08/26/2009 6:14:04 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Joy in the Journey

Great, one evil fraud who has harmed the nation immensely giving the eulogy for another.


7 posted on 08/26/2009 6:15:02 PM PDT by Rome2000 (Hussein Baraka Mook Kebba)
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To: Joy in the Journey

..did the clintons say anything yet?


8 posted on 08/26/2009 6:15:15 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Joy in the Journey
Where was Obama when “Wellstone!” needed him?
9 posted on 08/26/2009 6:15:16 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Joy in the Journey
President Obama, Kennedy's Final Brother...

The sound you just heard was old Joe doing back flips in his grave.

10 posted on 08/26/2009 6:15:32 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (I miss the competent fiscal policy and flag waving patriotism of the Carter Administration)
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To: Joy in the Journey

Pack up TOTUS and send it to the Vineyard.


11 posted on 08/26/2009 6:15:44 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The President has borrowed more money to spend to less effect than anybody on the planet. " Steyn)
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To: RetroSexual
He’s the first black Kennedy. Well, half-black anyway.

His liquor is watered down.

12 posted on 08/26/2009 6:16:39 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: A.A. Cunningham

If there is any consolation, I don’t believe EWTN will be broadcasting this heretic’s funeral.


13 posted on 08/26/2009 6:16:50 PM PDT by m4629 (politically incorrect, and proud of it)
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To: Joy in the Journey

Not to flame our Catholic Freepers in any way, but can someone explain to me why he is evidently receiving a funeral mass? How can be possibly be in communion with the teachings of the church given his known political positions and votes on abortion? Would he have had to repent on his deathbed?

Christ is not willing that anyone, even Ted Kennedy, should perish, but what is the position of the church on this?


14 posted on 08/26/2009 6:17:07 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (You're either in or in the way.)
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To: Joy in the Journey

Why is Kennedy being buried at Arlington?


15 posted on 08/26/2009 6:17:41 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: Joy in the Journey

Obama probably thinks this will help his sagging poll numbers.


16 posted on 08/26/2009 6:18:28 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Kirkwood

I believe he served in the US Army


17 posted on 08/26/2009 6:21:19 PM PDT by The Magical Mischief Tour
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To: armymarinemom

I did use the original title. I also added commentary to the title.


18 posted on 08/26/2009 6:22:17 PM PDT by Joy in the Journey (For God is not a God of disorder but of peace. I Corinthians 14:33)
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To: Joy in the Journey

The first Hip-Hop funeral for a White-Guy ever.....


19 posted on 08/26/2009 6:22:26 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR...Monthly Donors Wanted...I Upped My Monthly. Now, Up Yours.)
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To: Red Steel

Obama probably thinks this will help his sagging poll numbers.
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EXACTLY. Remember.....politicians in this day and age are nothing but whores. I can’t put it any plainer than that.


20 posted on 08/26/2009 6:22:47 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” -George Orwell)
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To: Red Steel
"Obama probably thinks"

My dog just threw up...


21 posted on 08/26/2009 6:22:53 PM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

Ya, he was in the Army in the early or mid ‘50s, if I recall correctly. His father pulled strings and got Ted stationed in Paris. Rumor has it that Ted enjoyed the company of French girls and French wine when he was there.


22 posted on 08/26/2009 6:23:48 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: Kirkwood

He spent 2 years in the Army and he has family there. It’s by the book, I think, however unfortunate that may be.

His presence can’t desecrate the deserving. That’s just not possible.


23 posted on 08/26/2009 6:23:50 PM PDT by Bahbah (Only dead fish go with the flow)
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To: Joy in the Journey

” Kennedy prayed there in 2003 while his daughter, Kara, was being treated for lung cancer.”

One son, Edward Kennedy, Jr lost his leg to cancer when he was very young.
Patrick has a history of alcoholism, drug abuse, scrapes with the law and has been recently diagnosed as bipolar.


24 posted on 08/26/2009 6:23:55 PM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: Joy in the Journey

25 posted on 08/26/2009 6:23:56 PM PDT by Palladin (Obamacare=Emanuelcare=Mengelecare!)
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To: Joy in the Journey

What you wanta bet he has to read it or use a teleprompter. What’s the chances he can speak from the heart? I’d say slim and none.


26 posted on 08/26/2009 6:24:30 PM PDT by RC2
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

First, he’s a Kennedy, and has had a burial plot waiting for him since JFK died.

Second, Medal of Freedom recipients can be buried there. Ted Kennedy received one from Obama recently.

Third, the President and Congress can authorize anyone to be buried there through legislation. Ted Kennedy already has that.


27 posted on 08/26/2009 6:25:04 PM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: NonValueAdded

ELEVATOR OPERATOR: Going Down Senator?


28 posted on 08/26/2009 6:25:07 PM PDT by outhousepatrol
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To: Colonel_Flagg
He could have "repented" in his last days. I guess we will never know. But, as far as I know, if he was never ex-communicated from the Church, he would be entitled to a Funeral Mass. I suspect many criminals have, in one way or another, had this. Think of the Mafia, many were Italian Catholics, committed horrible crimes, but showed up at church and received the Sacraments. And, had extensive funerals in the Church. I guess the Church's position is based on forgiveness and letting God be the final judge.

But, boy would I love to hear what God has to say to Kennedy at the Pearly Gates. And I hope Mary Jo is there to listen and watch. Ted can't argue his way with God!

29 posted on 08/26/2009 6:26:37 PM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: Joy in the Journey; All
"President Obama to deliver eulogy at Kennedy’s funeral"


30 posted on 08/26/2009 6:26:49 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Joy in the Journey
Bet Hitlery and Billery won't be there after getting double crossed!
31 posted on 08/26/2009 6:26:59 PM PDT by TRY ONE (NUKE the unborn gay whales!)
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To: Joy in the Journey

....spare me.....


32 posted on 08/26/2009 6:28:11 PM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance...)
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To: Kirkwood

Damned if I know....I thought I heard that because space is running out that now being a vet doesn’t get you buried there - you have to be a vet who has served in combat.....the only combat I know that this ass served was when he was fighting to get out of a car that was under water.....I’m livid that he’s going to be buried there and my father who is a 26-year AF vet can’t be.....


33 posted on 08/26/2009 6:28:59 PM PDT by BamaDi (My new ticket? Romney/Jindal!!!!!)
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To: Red Steel
Obama probably thinks this will help his sagging poll numbers.

Will none of his own tell the fool that face time on TV equals diminishing poll numbers? Seriously, people are sick of him. With that said, roll on bambi...tell us what you think on prime time TV. Give that eulogy, hold that press conference.

34 posted on 08/26/2009 6:29:58 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: Red Steel

Obambi thinks? I think not!


35 posted on 08/26/2009 6:30:03 PM PDT by BamaDi (My new ticket? Romney/Jindal!!!!!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

The “Final Bruthah”.

Or as Chris Matthews said this morning,Obama is the fourth Kennedy brother.

36 posted on 08/26/2009 6:30:11 PM PDT by tapatio
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To: Joy in the Journey

It took a Kennedy to get Obama in a church......the irony.


37 posted on 08/26/2009 6:30:15 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: PilotDave

Isn’t it the truth. Just when I thought something else would keep him off the air....just grrrrr.


38 posted on 08/26/2009 6:30:30 PM PDT by Freedom'sWorthIt (Obama's Deathcare ---- many will suffer and/or die unnecessarily.)
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To: musicman

HA!


39 posted on 08/26/2009 6:30:35 PM PDT by TX Bluebonnet
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To: Joy in the Journey
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40 posted on 08/26/2009 6:31:08 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Joy in the Journey
“Oh Danny storm, the skies, the skies they are a pouring...”
—Rain forecasted for Beantown on Saturday. Possibly torrential. Shame.
41 posted on 08/26/2009 6:31:52 PM PDT by Shqipo (A whiff of blowback is in the air.)
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To: musicman

For an encore, I suppose The One could try to raise him from the dead ...


42 posted on 08/26/2009 6:32:04 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (You're either in or in the way.)
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To: Joy in the Journey
Kennedy's funeral will be held at a time yet to be determined Saturday morning at The Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in the Mission Hill section of Boston

It disturbs me that the Catholic Church is going to celebrate the life of a demon who was instrumental in killing 50,000,000+ babies! Worse, the Church is also going to allow a person, who not only promotes abortion and partial birth abortion but also supports the killing of a baby in a botched abortion, to deliver the eulogy!

43 posted on 08/26/2009 6:32:57 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: Joy in the Journey

Now I have two reasons not to watch the funeral.


44 posted on 08/26/2009 6:33:09 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: eeriegeno

See my post #25. It is a prophecy.


45 posted on 08/26/2009 6:34:36 PM PDT by Palladin (Obamacare=Emanuelcare=Mengelecare!)
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To: PilotDave

Exactly.


46 posted on 08/26/2009 6:34:48 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Colonel_Flagg
That is known only to his confessor and Almighty God.

However, based on his lifetime of work and his failure to publicly repent, do penance and renounce his sins he should not be given a funeral Mass and Obowma should not be granted access to the Cathedral, IMO.

Can. 1184 §1 Church funeral rites are to be denied to the following, unless they gave some signs of repentance before death:

1° notorious apostates, heretics and schismatics;

2° those who for anti-christian motives chose that their bodies be cremated;

3° other manifest sinners to whom a Church funeral could not be granted without public scandal to the faithful.

§2 If any doubt occurs, the local Ordinary is to be consulted and his judgement followed.

In addition, according to the Order of Christian Funerals in The Rites of the Catholic Church, there are no eulogies at a funeral Mass. O'Malley is allowing the Archdiocese of Boston, Canon Law and the faith to be mocked by both the Kennedy's and Barry Soetoro.

47 posted on 08/26/2009 6:35:08 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: PilotDave

2 fascists, Neither should be allowed on Arlington grounds.

Things have to stop, Things have to change


48 posted on 08/26/2009 6:35:15 PM PDT by reefdiver (So how's that HOPE & CHANGE working out for ya ?)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
EXACTLY. Remember.....politicians in this day and age are nothing but whores. I can’t put it any plainer than that

Been that way since the days of the Romans
49 posted on 08/26/2009 6:35:26 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Maybe they secretly cloned him?


50 posted on 08/26/2009 6:36:14 PM PDT by JmyBryan
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