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Posted on 02/12/2010 10:06:29 PM PST by DogByte6RER
Some key dates in Patrick Kennedy's life
July 14, 1967 Born in Brighton.
1986 -- As a senior at Phillips Academy in Massachusetts, checks into the Spofford Hall drug and alcohol treatment facility in New Hampshire.
1988 Elected to the Rhode Island House while still a college student.
1991 Awarded B.A., Providence College.
1991 Testifies in the Palm Beach, Fla., rape trial of his cousin, William Kennedy Smith. Smith was later acquitted.
1994 Elected as US Representative for Rhode Island's First District.
November 1998 -- Named chairman of the Democratic Congresssional Campaign Committee.
March 2000 Pushes a security guard at Los Angeles Airport, later apologizing during a closed courthouse hearing.
December 2005 Checks into the Mayo Clinic for treatment.
May 2006 Crashes Mustang into security barricade near US Capitol, later checking himself into the Mayo Clinic for addiction to prescription medicine.
June 2009 Seeks treatment again at a rehab facility.
August 2009 Delivers a moving, personal eulogy at his father's funeral, remembering being a child who craved his father's love and attention. "When his light shined on me alone, there was no better feeling in all of the world," he said.
Feb. 12, 2010 Announces he will not seek reelection.
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com ...
Good riddance to Patrick Kennedy and all of his drunken inbred ilk.
What a legacy, Patrick. And we wonder why the DC outhouse hole stinks so bad.
I think he’s quietly gearing himself up to run for governor of some state...probably not R-I. Look at the timing here. He can wait until April and then announce himself. He needs to recreate himself....because he’s basically stalled out with the current job.
Only with that last name could this asshat get elected ANYTHING, let alone to the US House. Disgusting.
Honestly, I’d vote for a Castro before a Kennedy.
No way is he planning a comeback in some other office. He is finito. He read the polls and realized running again would be a waste, I’m guessing Teddy’s support and protection was the only reason the RI electorate thought he could bring home the bacon. Without Dad’s help he’s just an embarrassment and no more.
He can go to work for cousin Joe4Oil.
Thanks for the ping. Pinging maggief for his arrest sheet and photo. I might find time to locate and post it tonight.
Can anyone make out that chicken scratch?
Mother of Mercy! Is this the end of Patches?
It looks like he was drunk when he wrote that.
Patrick Kennedy was the quintessential Democrat politician - - just give your base of parasites lots of “free stuff”, confiscated from their neighbors, and trivial considerations like honesty, integrity, and good character go right out the window.
Yep, real drunk (mixed with meds, too?)
Did they ever take his mug shot? I don’t recall seeing one.
Not a chance. He never wanted to be a politician. He was only trying to follow orders from the family cartel. He bailed out as soon as Dad wasn't around to keep the pressure on.
Yeah, they forgot the CVS incident. Plus what about when he ran that boat aground on Block Island?
As I recall he chartered the sailboat, trashed it, and ran it aground on Block. I was sailing in those waters that summer and heard about it from a sailor friend who lives in Newport, RI.
I didn’t know Patches was bi-lingual.
that’s quite a telling signature (autograph?) and term paper isn’t it? LOL.