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Drinking with Ted
Cowboy Confessional ^ | 8/26/2009 | Guy Smith

Posted on 08/26/2009 7:25:20 PM PDT by guyshomenet

The passing of Ted Kennedy has tormented me all this long day. It started with drinking whiskey for breakfast.

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Let Teddy not be remembered as a great man, for he wasn’t. Laud him not for being bipartisan, for he did so only to incrementally advance his autocratic nightmares. And let him not bask in the glow of his older brothers who had some notion of right, whereas Teddy knew only expediency.

We should remember Ted Kennedy for those elements of his character that defined him best. For accusing a Supreme Court nominee of ...

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: drinking; kennedy; ted; whiskey

1 posted on 08/26/2009 7:25:20 PM PDT by guyshomenet
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To: guyshomenet

I think I’d like to pour a bottle of fine Irish Whiskey on Kennedy’s grave.

I’ll pass it through my kidneys first.


2 posted on 08/26/2009 7:28:50 PM PDT by Yankee (Welcome to Obama's Fourth Reich.)
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To: guyshomenet

He was a perfect ahole.


3 posted on 08/26/2009 7:30:44 PM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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To: Yankee

I’ll join you.


4 posted on 08/26/2009 7:31:25 PM PDT by eldoradude (Let's water the tree of liberty with THEIR blood...)
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To: guyshomenet

Short and to the point. Very well done.


5 posted on 08/26/2009 7:32:56 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength". Orwell)
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To: guyshomenet

“On second thought, let’s forget Teddy altogether.”

Excellent conclusion.


6 posted on 08/26/2009 7:34:28 PM PDT by texaschick
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To: FrdmLvr

My first comment when told of his passing: “I waited all my life to hear that he had stepped down.” As a Christian, I do not mean “down” literally, but I am thankful that he no longer wields his power.


7 posted on 08/26/2009 7:39:19 PM PDT by All Blue State
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To: guyshomenet

I remember the liberals and how they acted at Reagan’s funeral. I remember seeing Kennedy in the front rows. Overweight and puffy and I thought to myself that he would be one of the next to go.
When he went, I would let those who thought he was a great American have their day without making a statement one way or another. I wasn’t going participate in treating him as his commrades treated Reagan.

Having said that - My prayers are with his family and their loss, I also am thankful that we now have 59 Liberals in the Senate instead of 6o. I am thankful that one less Kennedy is serving in Congress.

Let them have their day -


8 posted on 08/26/2009 7:41:13 PM PDT by ODDITHER (HAT)
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To: guyshomenet; ExTexasRedhead

This is a good one. Defines just who Kennedy really is. Everyone suffer around him because of his selfish, superior and stupid attitude. A spoiled rotten kid that never grew up and was pulled out of scrape after scrape usually hurting other people.

But I will be kind. I am sorry he suffered such a terrible disease; but he made many people suffer all of his life.

I would like to forget him too.


9 posted on 08/26/2009 7:41:16 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Yankee

Whew! For a second there I thought you were going to commit alcohol abuse.


10 posted on 08/26/2009 7:42:10 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: guyshomenet
Yeah, I was wondering - shouldn't it be: "The Lyin' in the Senate"?
11 posted on 08/26/2009 7:43:05 PM PDT by 70times7 (Serving Free Republics' warped and obscure humor needs since 1999!)
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To: guyshomenet; Lucky9teen; pissant
Teddy's passing reminded me of an old Irish joke:

Two Irishmen drinking in a bar...

"O'Mally, when I am dead and burried, would you
coome to me grave and poor a fine bottle of
scotch over me grave?"

"O'Brian, I'd be happy to, if only you don't mind
if I run it through me kidneys first."

The grass on Teddy's plot will not ever be green.

CB^]

12 posted on 08/26/2009 7:57:34 PM PDT by Cyber Ninja (His legacy is a stain OnTheDress)
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To: guyshomenet

The “Swimmer” has died. Rest in peace Mary Jo Kopechne!


13 posted on 08/26/2009 8:01:19 PM PDT by Doctor Don
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To: guyshomenet

Well written. Perfect conclusion. Good job!


14 posted on 08/26/2009 8:07:50 PM PDT by NautiNurse (Obama: A day without TOTUS is like a day without sunshine)
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To: guyshomenet

Didn’t he also have another person take a Spanish exam for him while at Harvard, earning him a two year expulsion (well, let’s call it a “You’re grounded” restriction — like undisciplined mothers pass out to their undisciplined teenagers).

After all, even Harvard can’t keep a good Kennedy down (since, by definition, there is no such thing as a bad Kennedy in the wonderful state of Mass).

I wonder how many women will come forward in the National Enquirer (and other tabloids) in the coming weeks to declare they had a long affair with him.


15 posted on 08/26/2009 8:07:59 PM PDT by detch
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To: guyshomenet

You know what’s really crazy? The IRANIANS LOVE the KENNEDYS. JFK is one of their national heroes . 20 yrs or so ago traveling thru that area I had opportunities to speak to numerous iranians on the subject. Honey, those Kennedy’s were gods to them!


16 posted on 08/26/2009 8:41:50 PM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT ("Economy is the method by which we prepare today to afford the improvements of tomorrow"C.Coolidge)
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To: guyshomenet

My Grandfather , who was familiar as a young man with the Kennedy bunch, once told me (I was about 16 at the time), that none of them were worth a “shot of powder to blow them to Hell”. A succinct summary of the truth.


17 posted on 08/26/2009 8:52:48 PM PDT by pankot
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To: pankot

Not all Massholes are happy with our representation. To say I’m embarrassed of Teddy and Lurch doesn’t quite cover it. I’m trying to forget about him as we write, and hope to influence whoever may succeed him. It can’t get any worse, can it? Oh wait, we did elect patrick, didn’t we....


18 posted on 08/27/2009 1:02:57 AM PDT by yankeebulldog ("Semper Viper!")
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To: Yankee; guyshomenet
GuysHN, EXCELLENT. Well said.

Yankee, I like your method for pouring whiskey on Kennedy's grave. I'd join you except it would be unseemly for a woman! I'd be honored if you'd be my proxy.

19 posted on 08/27/2009 1:17:27 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent.)
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To: guyshomenet

His passing has forced me to seek a new tagline. It’s harder than I thought!


20 posted on 08/27/2009 6:39:39 AM PDT by JimRed ("Hey, hey, Teddy K., how many girls did you drown today?" TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: detch

I also read that he was kicked out of a rugby game for unnecessary roughness.


21 posted on 08/27/2009 9:28:24 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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