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Breaking : Rep. John Murtha, Iraq war critic, dies at 77
Breitbart ^ | February 07, 2010 | Breitbart

Posted on 02/08/2010 12:08:53 PM PST by RobinMasters

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To: fortheDeclaration; Mr. K
Article 1 Section 2

When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies.

Considering that the November Election is 10 months away it is a toss up wither the Governor will schedule a special election considering the cost and the lack of funds.

The Governor is with in his rights to do it that way.

51 posted on 02/08/2010 12:22:51 PM PST by Pontiac
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To: tanuki

LOL! Thread winner.


52 posted on 02/08/2010 12:22:55 PM PST by rae4palin (islam is of the devil)
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To: altura

Yeah, I had second thoughts posting it, too.


53 posted on 02/08/2010 12:23:42 PM PST by tanuki (The only color of a leader that should matter is the color of his spine.)
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To: tanuki

We’ll see if the President eulogizes him this way in the days to come...


54 posted on 02/08/2010 12:24:21 PM PST by mikrofon (RIP, Mr. Murtha)
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To: RobinMasters; freema; 444Flyer; AZ .44 MAG

ping to breaking news.


55 posted on 02/08/2010 12:24:43 PM PST by Semper Mark (Life is a series of sucker punches. Protect yourself at all times.)
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To: RobinMasters; ExTexasRedhead; justiceseeker93; traderrob6; OL Hickory; socialismisinsidious; ...

He will now be joining Ded Kennedy (D-HELL) for alcohol free cocktails, brought on a platter by a beautiful lesbian woman with no money or influence...guess where they are?


56 posted on 02/08/2010 12:24:56 PM PST by jessduntno (If Bawney Fwank talks in his sleep, is it considered wetting the bed?)
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To: Tennessee Nana

“Will Diane Ivey run again ???”

You mean Diana Irey. Up until Scott Brown she was the only out of state candidate I ever sent money too. And if she decides to come back I will send money again.

http://www.irey.com/


57 posted on 02/08/2010 12:25:27 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: RobinMasters

WOO HOO! I haven’t celebrated a death this much since Ayatollah Khomeini died!


58 posted on 02/08/2010 12:25:32 PM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: TypeZoNegative

I got plenty to say about Murtha but since the post would be pulled by the moderators.. I’ll just drink a few beers tonight and smile.


59 posted on 02/08/2010 12:26:09 PM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA, Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: NavyCanDo

Didnt she run opposite Murtha ???


60 posted on 02/08/2010 12:26:34 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana
There is a God...

If there was a God, Murtha would have been killed in Vietnam.

61 posted on 02/08/2010 12:26:54 PM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: RobinMasters

19 terms?


62 posted on 02/08/2010 12:27:58 PM PST by CPT Clay (Pick up your weapon and follow me.)
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To: RobinMasters

Hope he had a deathbed conversion.

Militant


63 posted on 02/08/2010 12:28:11 PM PST by militant2 (I may not agree with everything you say, but......hell, I don't agree with anything you say!)
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To: fishtank

He was so slimy they’ll probably have to line his casket with garbage bags just to keep him from oozing into the water supply.


64 posted on 02/08/2010 12:29:03 PM PST by The Duke
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To: RobinMasters
He is being held accountable by God now.
65 posted on 02/08/2010 12:29:04 PM PST by Carlrob
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To: maddog55

Post #56 ain’t been pulled yet. The Moderators have the bar set pretty low on this thread.


66 posted on 02/08/2010 12:29:07 PM PST by Mr. Lucky
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To: RobinMasters

Keg party at the cemetery after the funeral.


67 posted on 02/08/2010 12:29:12 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (GP-35 Grande Puissance-1935)
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To: RobinMasters

Practicing my Cheap Beer drinking bladder stretching exercises so I can pay his Grave site the proper respect and I’ll be in form to pay the same to Jimmy Carter.
I do wish Billy Carter was still around to help.
TT


68 posted on 02/08/2010 12:29:28 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Parse every sentence uttered by a politician)
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To: RobinMasters

“Hey Teddy, is it always this hot down here?”


69 posted on 02/08/2010 12:29:36 PM PST by Clink (The more you complain, the longer God lets you live.)
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To: kennedy
Article 1 Section 2

When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies.

The governor could schedule the election for November or any time before. Considering that the State has little money to spare he could just leave the seat vacant until the November Election.

However I do believe there would have to be two separate spots on the ballot one for the vacant seat and one fore the new congress.

So it would be conceivable that you could have two different winners.

70 posted on 02/08/2010 12:31:19 PM PST by Pontiac
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To: NavyCanDo

Diana Irey ran against Murtha in 2006.
In 2008 election it was Wm. Bill Russell.

http://russellbrigade.com/


71 posted on 02/08/2010 12:31:26 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: RobinMasters

I was taught to never speak ill of the dead, so ...........


72 posted on 02/08/2010 12:36:53 PM PST by DakotaRed (What happened to the country I fought for?)
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To: rae4palin

Prayers up for him and his family-
Now, lets fill his spot.


73 posted on 02/08/2010 12:36:56 PM PST by humantech ("No one wants to live to see such evil times. Its what you do with the time you are given")
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To: All
Your mission is over Murtha, thank goodness........


74 posted on 02/08/2010 12:36:57 PM PST by potlatch (- What a co-inky-dink-)
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To: Clink

I’m sure Ted Kennedy burst into flames on arrival..


75 posted on 02/08/2010 12:37:27 PM PST by maddog55 (OBAMA, Why stupid people shouldn't vote.)
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To: Pontiac
Governor Rendell is a Democrat, so he is going to want to do whatever he can to get another Democrat in the seat.

If the Democrats think they can get another Democrat elected to fill the seat, then Rendell will call for a special election as soon as he can. On the other hand, if it will be a close election, then the Democrats won't want another special election like Massachusetts and Rendell will let it sit vacant.

76 posted on 02/08/2010 12:37:36 PM PST by kennedy (I am a Kennedy. Where do I go to claim my Senate seat?)
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To: kennedy
Either way, Murtha will still vote in the election.

Murtha has just joined the Democrats' most reliable demographic group: dead voters.

77 posted on 02/08/2010 12:39:30 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Crisis - America Held Hostage)
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To: tanuki

Now corpseman is going to be my “word for the day”...good one!


78 posted on 02/08/2010 12:40:03 PM PST by 3D-JOY
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To: kennedy
No point in giving fodder to the left wing blogs.

Who cares about the left wing blogs, I hope the bastard rots in hell.

79 posted on 02/08/2010 12:40:42 PM PST by nonliberal (Graduate: Curtis E. LeMay School of International Relations)
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To: RobinMasters

I met him once. He was a pompous (_!_).


80 posted on 02/08/2010 12:43:21 PM PST by Daveinyork
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To: RobinMasters

81 posted on 02/08/2010 12:43:35 PM PST by markomalley (Extra Ecclesiam nulla salus)
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To: RobinMasters

Say hi to Teddy!!!


83 posted on 02/08/2010 12:44:27 PM PST by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: ASA Vet

Constitution calls for election.......


84 posted on 02/08/2010 12:45:20 PM PST by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: ASA Vet

Article 1 Section 2 para 4:

When vacancies happen in the Representation from any state, the executive authority thereof shall issue writs of election to fill such vacancies.


85 posted on 02/08/2010 12:47:06 PM PST by Red Badger (Education makes people easy to lead, difficult to drive; easy to govern, but impossible to enslave.)
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To: RobinMasters
The Pennsylvania Democrat had been suffering complications from gallbladder surgery.

I thought these guys had cadillac health care.

86 posted on 02/08/2010 12:48:14 PM PST by HIDEK6
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To: RobinMasters; All

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1786319/posts


87 posted on 02/08/2010 12:49:08 PM PST by raptor22 (The truth will set us free)
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To: RobinMasters

God’s idea of term limits.


88 posted on 02/08/2010 12:49:55 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: RobinMasters

The comments on Breitbart are brutal.


89 posted on 02/08/2010 12:51:13 PM PST by AmericaUnite
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To: tanuki
Well, he’s a corpseman, now....

HAHAHAHA nice!

90 posted on 02/08/2010 12:51:52 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: RobinMasters

I’ll never forget his demeanor seen here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywgUCdefSW8

He had no respect for out Constitutional process and his memory will fade away.


91 posted on 02/08/2010 12:52:11 PM PST by bestintxas
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To: kennedy
Well no doubt there will be a few politicians in the district that will want to run for the seat that will pressure Rendell to schedule an early election.

I would imagine that there is almost always a school district that wants to put a levy on the ballot. At least in Ohio there is usually a local issues ballot in April for such things that they could throw Murtha’s seat on.

92 posted on 02/08/2010 12:53:12 PM PST by Pontiac
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To: RobinMasters
Like Mama used to say, "if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all".
93 posted on 02/08/2010 12:53:37 PM PST by diverteach (D.C. has become Jonestown)
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To: Hildy

Hildy,
Marines did not take kindly to what he did to our brother Marines be we retired, active duty or reservist. He lost respect then and inasmuch as he NEVER apologized for what he did, the pain he caused so many, it is unlikely any will be inclined to want to be in any Honor Guard for his funeral though they may be REQUIRED to serve a man who in many of our views does not deserve full honors for what he did. Unless you have been in our boots do not presume to tell us how we should feel about this disgraceful former Marine.


94 posted on 02/08/2010 12:56:07 PM PST by celtic gal
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To: RobinMasters; Hildy
Thanking him for his service seems rather like thanking a guy kicked out for dereliction of duty, perjury, conduct unbecomming, and theft of government property.

He served with distinction in V.N., granted; but he, to me, merely changed Services, when he entered Congress, and “continued to serve”. That service was most dishonorable.

When a serving member of the military is (or at least was in ‘my day’) Dishonorabled out, they are stripped of their honors.

I see this as no different, so to hell with alligator tears and “thanking him for his service”.

Just a simple, “good bye, and good riddance,” is plenty sufficient. Anything else is just plain hypocrisy.

95 posted on 02/08/2010 12:57:44 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (I think not, therefore I don't exist!)
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To: tanuki

THAT .. Was Damn Funny!!!


96 posted on 02/08/2010 12:58:50 PM PST by plinyelder ("I've noticed that everybody that is for abortion has already been born." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: diverteach
Well here I am

Saying nothing

and saying nothing again

And because it really needs to be said

With feeling this time; Saying nothing again!

97 posted on 02/08/2010 12:59:37 PM PST by Pontiac
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To: FlingWingFlyer

I just went over to DU. It took about 10 posts on the first thread before they began to worry about a Republican taking his seat.


98 posted on 02/08/2010 1:11:41 PM PST by beckysueb (Scott Brown is a start. Lets keep it going.)
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To: RobinMasters

Some Democrat (didn’t get his name), was on with Stuart Varney a while ago, and said that the complications from gall bladder surgery was because “they” had perforated his intestines. Does anyone know if this is true, or is this just another Dem lying to score health care reform points?


99 posted on 02/08/2010 1:20:20 PM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: mass55th
On the thread regarding his admittance into ICU that was mentioned by one poster as being reported.
100 posted on 02/08/2010 1:22:07 PM PST by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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