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Ambulances race to Robert Byrd's home
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Posted on 09/22/2009 7:57:14 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

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To: MikeWUSAF
How the hell does this guy get re-elected?

Here's one reason... Robert Byrd Hwy, "Corridor H". He's a master of bringing OPM" to WV. Virgina has refused to provide a link from 66, due to Winchester and Front Royal lobby efforts. But, once you get over the first mountain at the WV line on 55, you come through the George Washington National Forest, on down a winding two-lane, and enter Wardensville, which does have a 7-11 where you can buy Jack Daniels, Couvoisier, Cheese Doodles, and a Slurpee. From there, you drive west at 65 on a 4 lane, until it stops at Moorefield near the WalMart... It's still "under construction", for about ten years now! It's planned to eventually connect east WV with Charleston by 4-lane. You can't get there right now, except of Rt. 50 w..



* other people's money!

151 posted on 09/22/2009 11:59:05 AM PDT by WVKayaker (Futility: trying to slam a revolving door!)
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To: PLD

My husband said he was sure that the last time they wheeled him into Congress in a wheelchair that he actually was either dead...or they left the machines outside the door just long enough for him to show up to vote.


152 posted on 09/22/2009 11:59:44 AM PDT by imfrmdixie
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To: Sub-Driver
Byrd – the longest-serving senator in the nation’s history – has been absent from the Senate for much of the year...

This is what royalty, organized crime bosses, and inept public school teachers do. They hang on to the office, even though they aren't in office. If Byrd can't come to work after a reasonable amount of time, he should be 'stepped' down. Senate seats were not designed to be life-long positions.
153 posted on 09/22/2009 12:00:34 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: Borges

Here in Georgia, at least in my county, they send cops, ambulence, fire etc for any emergency call.

I’ve always imagined that while they’re all standing around deciding what to do for the cat stuck up your tree, the other side of town could be being pillaged and burned to the ground.


154 posted on 09/22/2009 12:15:45 PM PDT by Yankee (Welcome to Obama's Fourth Reich.)
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To: Sub-Driver

155 posted on 09/22/2009 12:17:11 PM PDT by cowtowney
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To: Sub-Driver

In case you have trouble getting to sleep, I use this. It works better than hops and valerian root combined:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxLV0bVysnk


156 posted on 09/22/2009 12:22:44 PM PDT by BattleHymn
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To: iowamark

and they elected this to the Senate??


157 posted on 09/22/2009 12:33:11 PM PDT by rahbert
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To: Sub-Driver
“To err on the side of caution his caregiver called an ambulance.

If he needs a caregiver he needs to resign from the Senate. He is clearly not capable of doing his job.

158 posted on 09/22/2009 12:47:41 PM PDT by unixfox (The 13th Amendment Abolished Slavery, The 16th Amendment Reinstated It !)
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To: theyreallthesame

I’m hate to admit this...but that made my laugh.


159 posted on 09/22/2009 12:54:36 PM PDT by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: Ronin

Amen. It is sickening to see how respected the drunk windbag racist sheets is to some posters here.


160 posted on 09/22/2009 12:54:37 PM PDT by Once-Ler (Republican)
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To: Sub-Driver

Now if this accident had occurred to Senator Byrd while he was actually home in West Virginia, he could have been rescued by the Robert F Byrd Emergency Response Team, assisted by the Robert F Byrd Volunteer Fire Department, and if necessary, taken to the local Robert F Byrd Memorial Hospital and Convalescence Center where he could have received superior care in the special Robert F Byrd Recovery Wing.

Here’s hoping the ol’ buzzard pulls through ok.


161 posted on 09/22/2009 1:02:36 PM PDT by mkjessup (0bama?!?!? ********* YOU LIE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ************)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ambulances racing to his home? Competition to see who gets to take him on his final ride?


162 posted on 09/22/2009 1:03:22 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier whose wife is expecting twins SONS.)
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To: iowamark
Even though the armed forces were then segregated, Byrd was a World War II draft dodger:
“I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side... Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds.”


Good thing 0bama isn't the 'blackest specimen', that would have killed Senator Kleagle, ya know? ;)
163 posted on 09/22/2009 1:06:17 PM PDT by mkjessup (0bama?!?!? ********* YOU LIE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ************)
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To: nufsed
WVA will be voting for Byrd 15 years after he’s gone. Everything in the state is named after him, but the state. He’s responsible for more federal jobs in WVA than any 10 presidents

Several Freepers on this thread have likened the racist pork hog to a Constitutional patriot. I wonder what's Constitutional about enormous amounts of pork?

164 posted on 09/22/2009 1:10:15 PM PDT by Once-Ler (Republican)
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To: mkjessup

That is the holy grail of racist Democrat quotes.


165 posted on 09/22/2009 1:15:42 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Since they call Bush, "Dubya" then I must insist on calling Barry, "Hussein" *2009=1984 on steroids*)
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To: Sub-Driver
Having worked in a large hospital's ER for 20+ years I can assure you that 90 year olds hospitalized after a fall usually don't leave the hospital alive.So how are Senate vacancies filled in WV?

Or,better still,he'll hang on...in the hospital...for the next 3 months or so.

166 posted on 09/22/2009 1:20:46 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: Sub-Driver

After all this graft, he still doesn’t own his own ambulance?


167 posted on 09/22/2009 1:27:15 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Let’s hope he doesn’t die.Dem Senators are most valuable when they are almost dead.


168 posted on 09/22/2009 1:27:38 PM PDT by balls
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To: astounded

He’ll meet Kennedy, and then Johnson, and then the other Kennedy, and then the other Kennedy. . .


169 posted on 09/22/2009 1:28:20 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart. . . . .Palin 2012----can't come soon enough!)
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To: cups

You can look up information about the training and curriculum for EMT-Basic providers; it’s probably much more extensive than you think.

An EMT-B course involves more than a hundred classroom hours covering a broad range of subjects, with much attention given to patient assessment. Granted, EMT-B’s are not doctors, but there are a number of interventions they are qualified to perform in the field besides taking someone’s blood pressure.

EMT classifications continue up to EMT-P, commonly referred to as a paramedic. Much of the advanced training received by paramedics covers pharmacology and cardiac care, but the basics are identical.

In Fairfax County, where this occurred, all firefighters are at least certified EMT-B. Each of the 37 stations has an ambulance staffed with a paramedic at all times.


170 posted on 09/22/2009 1:31:25 PM PDT by FoxInSocks (B. Hussein Obama: Central Planning Czar)
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To: Sub-Driver

Funniest thread I’ve read in a long time.


171 posted on 09/22/2009 1:36:42 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Resident Obama: Not a President, not a Citizen, living here but from somewhere else...)
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To: maryz

Well, good for him; but, otherwise, his being recognized as our top elected scholar of the Constitution is something I laugh at. It’s time for the convening of one of the “O’s” death panels in the case of the “Dean of the Senate”-it’s going to cost too much in taxpayer dollars to keep him alive.


172 posted on 09/22/2009 1:42:26 PM PDT by izzatzo
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To: Sub-Driver

for later.


173 posted on 09/22/2009 1:42:33 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: izzatzo
it’s going to cost too much in taxpayer dollars to keep him alive.

Might cost more if he's replaced by someone young and vigorous enough to actually show up and vote! ;-)

174 posted on 09/22/2009 1:47:30 PM PDT by maryz
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To: Lance Romance

“Did he injure himself putting on his Grand Kleagle outfit?”

May have poked himself in the eye with the pointy end of the sheet.


175 posted on 09/22/2009 1:55:41 PM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: WVKayaker

Going to be hard for the people of WV to honor him after he’s gone because it will be next to impossible to find anything in the state without his name already on it.


176 posted on 09/22/2009 2:01:41 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: Rebelbase

What is it with Byrd and his friends as every time they make a wooden lower case “t” it bursts into flames?


177 posted on 09/22/2009 2:04:23 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: FoxInSocks

I took an EMT class here in San Diego. The range of the abilities of an EMT are very limited here(due to lawsuits).

It is not a requirement to have a fire fighter rated as an EMT. I think there are only two stations here that don’t require it. But you are pretty much guranteed a job if you get your paramedic rating. They are in extremely high demand here.


178 posted on 09/22/2009 2:07:14 PM PDT by cups
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To: iowamark

And the Dems call Conservatives the racists... Such incredible hypocrisy, isn’t it?


179 posted on 09/22/2009 2:08:08 PM PDT by LibertyRocks ( http://LibertyRocks.wordpress.com ~ ANTI-OBAMA STUFF : http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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To: Sub-Driver

Read the Washington Post article by Pianin, dated June 19, 2005 - It’s called “A Senator’s Shame.” It has the excerpts from a blatantly racist letter Byrd wrote. He gets the media pass, but Strom Thurmond and Trent Lott get the finger. A shadowy government agency, the “OSI” tracked the KKK thoroughly and amassed a startling dossier. Learn more about the OSI here: http://thebloviatinghammerhead.wordpress.com


180 posted on 09/22/2009 2:08:54 PM PDT by time4discernment (It's all true.)
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To: unixfox

It’s completely absurd, and if the members of the Constitutional Convention could have looked ahead and seen this guy, I have little doubt they would have put term limits into the original constitution.

The Democrats will put a nursing home right in the Capitol building rather than let Byrd retire and risk the strong likelihood that a Republican will win his seat.


181 posted on 09/22/2009 2:15:03 PM PDT by The Pack Knight (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: iowamark

How in the HELL is this man a Senator? And for the Democrats, who love to shout “Racist” in a crowded room???

That quote is absolutely insane. Has he ever disavowed or apologized for it?? What is up with his constituents?


182 posted on 09/22/2009 2:18:51 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Sub-Driver

I see Karl Rove has recently changed the setting on his hurricane causing machine to “cause physical failure to old senators”


183 posted on 09/22/2009 2:45:52 PM PDT by MNDude (The Republican Congress Economy--1995-2007)
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To: Sub-Driver

This isn’t looking good for ol’Sheets . . .


184 posted on 09/22/2009 2:47:34 PM PDT by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe he tripped on his sheet while he was getting up.


185 posted on 09/22/2009 3:12:30 PM PDT by fwdude (It is not the liberals who will destroy this country, but the "moderates.")
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To: imfrmdixie
Now that is stupid these democrats need to give it up..With Byrd gone and Kennedy they will be less two old farts that brought this country down along with Obama and commie crew..

This hospital visit is more than just him falling..I think the Dem's are trying to get a replacement for him preferably a black..that loves Obama..

186 posted on 09/22/2009 3:14:17 PM PDT by PLD
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To: Ronin

You and I, among others, feel the same.


187 posted on 09/22/2009 3:22:04 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Marking Time On The Government's Dime)
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To: SandyInSeattle; cardinal4

A couple of years ago, I was diagnosed with an atrial flutter. My doctor gave me an EKG, and then said he was going to admit for some more protest. He said I’d have to go by ambulance. I complained, saying I could jog over to the hospital, but he insisted. So the ambulance showed up ALONG with a fire engine w/ladder. It was a one-story building. My insurance covered $500 but I had to spring for $150 for the fire truck. Then the ambulance started to take me to the wrong hospital.


188 posted on 09/22/2009 3:30:58 PM PDT by Ax (All roads lead back to Concord Bridge....)
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To: ssaftler
Lighten up. I will joke about "sheets" Byrd whether you think it is cool or not.

FYI: I have run marathons. There was a point where my pulse was around 43 beats a minute. I used to get dizzy when I got up too fast. Same thing happened to George Bush when he almost choked on a peanut.

189 posted on 09/22/2009 3:38:13 PM PDT by kabar
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To: Sub-Driver
I just pray that Jesus will help and bless Sen. Byrd. Even tho I am a conservative, I really like and appreciate Sen. Byrd because he is pro-life and he cares about animals. God bless him at this time of need.
190 posted on 09/22/2009 3:42:12 PM PDT by GinaLolaB
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To: walsh
Love all the classy responses on this thread /sarc

Yeah, similar to those classy remarks made about the late, great Teddy Kennedy/sarc

191 posted on 09/22/2009 3:42:22 PM PDT by kabar
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To: mazda77

I live in McLean and am very happy with the emergency services, which I used a few years ago.


192 posted on 09/22/2009 3:45:41 PM PDT by kabar
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To: BattleHymn

Good Gawd!

TERM LIMITS NOW!


193 posted on 09/22/2009 3:47:42 PM PDT by Ladysmith ("A community organizer can't bitch when communities organize." Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Sub-Driver

Despite growing up near the ghettos of Chicago, the worst poverty I have ever seen was in the mountains of West Virginia and on the Indian reservations in South Dakota.


194 posted on 09/22/2009 3:50:08 PM PDT by Fu-fu2
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To: Fu-fu2

Agreed, the worst I’ve seen is on reservations in Arizona.


195 posted on 09/22/2009 3:54:56 PM PDT by rdl6989
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m sure that when he goes the dems in general will praise him for his support of the downtrodden, blacks will praise the old Klukster as being a giant in support of minorities and there will be an appropriate period in which to parade the corpse for political purposes.


196 posted on 09/22/2009 3:56:59 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Two Kids' Dad

Now was that a left at the Robert D. Byrd high school or the Robert D. Byrd middle school? If you passed the Robert D. Byrd library then you went too far. Turn around and go right on the Byrd Parkway until you get...

I lived in Clarksburg WV for a little over a year back in the early 2000’s-the most miserable place I’ve ever been.


197 posted on 09/22/2009 4:01:23 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (the only good commie is a dead commie...)
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To: Sub-Driver
DANG!

His rapidly declining health grieves me deeply. My dreams are rapidly dissolving.

You see, I've fervently hoped for years that I'd live to see the day when all three of:
      Castro, TeddyK, ByrdKleagle
were tossed out on their ears by the masses they ruled over - in the case of the last two, electorally speaking, and in the case of the first, coupdetatedly speaking.

The odds of seeing any shred of these fond dreams come true is fast going down the toilet.

198 posted on 09/22/2009 4:04:38 PM PDT by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC (If my kids make a mistake in the voting booth, I don't want them punished with a community organizer)
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To: Sub-Driver
Ambulances race to Robert Byrd's home

Motor racing is real big in Dixie. Has anyone heard who took the checkered flag?

199 posted on 09/22/2009 4:07:46 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (RATs, nothing more than bald haired hippies.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult
Going to be hard for the people of WV to honor him after he’s gone because it will be next to impossible to find anything in the state without his name already on it.

How about - "West Byrdjinia"??

200 posted on 09/22/2009 4:14:39 PM PDT by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC (If my kids make a mistake in the voting booth, I don't want them punished with a community organizer)
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