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Chris Matthews’ in-law charged in plot to smuggle drugs
http://news.bostonherald.com/news/regional/view/20110103chris_matthews_in-law_charged_in_plot_to_smuggle_drugs/ ^

Posted on 01/04/2011 4:00:24 PM PST by macquire

Local police are now revealing that the trail to this $8.1 million pot bust began some 1,500 miles away, in Dartmouth.

The captain of the vessel and the target of a federal probe is 58-year-old James Ormonde Staveley-O’Carroll, a shipbuilder and self-described firebrand liberal, whose daughter, Sarah, is married to Michael K. Matthews, the son of MSNBC "Hardball" host Chris Matthews

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: schadenfreude; sourcetitlenoturl; yesterday
I have to laugh. Some media are reporting that Mr. Staveley-O'Carroll is a "distant relative" of Chris Matthews. For GOSH SAKES the guy is the FATHER of the bride of Chris Matthews SON!
1 posted on 01/04/2011 4:00:28 PM PST by macquire
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To: macquire

I wonder if that tingle in Chris Matthews’ leg was actually withdrawal?


2 posted on 01/04/2011 4:01:40 PM PST by OpusatFR
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To: OpusatFR

I am betting that Mr. Matthews has been guest on that same boat a number of times.


3 posted on 01/04/2011 4:02:16 PM PST by macquire
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To: OpusatFR

I am betting that Mr. Matthews has been guest on that same boat a number of times.


4 posted on 01/04/2011 4:02:27 PM PST by macquire
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To: macquire

“firebrand liberal, the son of MSNBC “Hardball” host Chris Matthews

Hot Dog!!! :-)


5 posted on 01/04/2011 4:04:05 PM PST by Cisco Nix (Real Conservatives stay sober and focused)
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To: macquire

Cool he is a smuggler.


6 posted on 01/04/2011 4:06:19 PM PST by screaminsunshine (Beware the Big Government Media Complex)
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To: onyx; maggief; Liz; STARWISE; SE Mom; penelopesire

OMG ROFLOL ....plus and tingling leg! The truth will out.


7 posted on 01/04/2011 4:07:12 PM PST by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: macquire

“James Ormonde Staveley-O’Carroll”

It is bad enough when women use hypenated names. This guy must be “special”.


8 posted on 01/04/2011 4:13:31 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: macquire

That explains the tingle!


9 posted on 01/04/2011 4:14:55 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: forgotten man

Want to bet his claim to fame as a shipbuilder involves building fast boats to run drugs..


10 posted on 01/04/2011 4:15:37 PM PST by macquire
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To: macquire
I knew others would beat me to it but I bet that sent a tingle up Matthews leg. I wonder if Matthews knew anything about the guy. My guess is that he did but didn't want to know. Maybe? But I'm not saying but just speculating.
11 posted on 01/04/2011 4:16:46 PM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough.)
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To: macquire


southcoasttoday.com
12 posted on 01/04/2011 4:20:10 PM PST by gipper81 (markets rule, politicians drule)
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To: truthguy

No question Matthews has been around with the guy charged.

The charged guy is the father of Chris’s son’s wife!

They would have entertained at each other’s house, perhaps gone on family outings with them, been guests on the boat itself, etc. etc.


13 posted on 01/04/2011 4:23:16 PM PST by macquire
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To: macquire
MSNBC made a big deal of the drug arrest of Sarah Palin's daughter's... boyfriend's... mother. (Phew-say that 5 times fast)

If Chrissy Mathews child is MARRIED to the daughter of a drug smuggler-then its fair game.

14 posted on 01/04/2011 4:23:53 PM PST by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be ustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: gipper81

Nice boat....

Wonder how many times Chris Matthews has been a guest on that boat.


15 posted on 01/04/2011 4:24:00 PM PST by macquire
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To: macquire
Chris Matthews’ in-law charged in plot to smuggle drugs

Looks like his "in-law" is an outlaw.

16 posted on 01/04/2011 4:28:28 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month)
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To: forgotten man

Can we now refer to chris mathews as;

......GILIGAN


17 posted on 01/04/2011 4:31:36 PM PST by maine yankee
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To: icwhatudo

No No, you must have forgotten, only Conservatives are held to those standards, when a liberal or a liberal’s relative does something naughty its no big thing..but when a Conservative has someone in the family or some distant relative do something wrong its national news. Kinda like Larry King, dude screwed his wife’s sister, nah no big deal, he is still considered a national treasure even though he’s a scumbag..so yeah, liberals, biggest hypocrites on the planet


18 posted on 01/04/2011 4:33:39 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: OpusatFR
You would think Chrissy would step up and take responsibility, saying
the pot was for his personal use as a treatment for his malaria.
19 posted on 01/04/2011 4:34:14 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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To: macquire
a shipbuilder and self-described firebrand liberal

Well, there's your problem.

20 posted on 01/04/2011 4:35:58 PM PST by The Cajun
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To: macquire

What did Chrissy know, when did he know it, and for how long?


21 posted on 01/04/2011 4:37:36 PM PST by Darksheare (I shook hands with Sheryl Crow and all I got was Typhus and a single sheet of toilet paper.)
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To: icwhatudo
MSNBC made a big deal of the drug arrest of Sarah Palin’s daughter's... boyfriend's... mother. (Phew-say that 5 times fast)

If Chrissy Mathews child is MARRIED to the daughter of a drug smuggler-then its fair game.

On a schadenfreude scale of 1 - 10, I give this a solid 9!

22 posted on 01/04/2011 4:40:06 PM PST by MaryFromMichigan
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To: forgotten man

Strange the wife’s name is actually Nancy Elizabeth Brennan.

http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20110103/NEWS/101030305/-1/NEWS01


23 posted on 01/04/2011 4:41:42 PM PST by FromLori (FromLori">)
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To: hoosiermama

Ha ha ha ha ha.
Let him *spin* this...LOL.


24 posted on 01/04/2011 4:58:35 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW!)
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To: icwhatudo

Fair game? I’LL SAY!


25 posted on 01/04/2011 5:00:26 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW!)
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To: macquire

tingle powder?


26 posted on 01/04/2011 5:09:55 PM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just reload)
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To: icwhatudo

***MSNBC made a big deal of the drug arrest of Sarah Palin’s daughter’s... boyfriend’s... mother. (Phew-say that 5 times fast)
If Chrissy Mathews child is MARRIED to the daughter of a drug smuggler-then its fair game. ***

I was just getting ready to cut Chrissy some slack about this connection, but your post reminded me of how horrible the left has been to Sarah and her family..

How do you like this guilt by association game, Libbies? Sucks, eh?


27 posted on 01/04/2011 5:10:49 PM PST by baseballmom (Philadelphia Phillies - 2010 NL East Champions)
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To: macquire
LOL, best news I have heard in a long time.

Hope Chrissy and family are traumatized, embarrassed, and humiliated.

28 posted on 01/04/2011 5:14:34 PM PST by roses of sharon (I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13)
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To: macquire

Chrissy pops off about the Obama’s BC and people start gett’n arrested.


29 posted on 01/04/2011 5:23:46 PM PST by SvenMagnussen (Soebarkah renounced his US Citizenship in 1968.)
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To: SvenMagnussen

You noticed that too?


30 posted on 01/04/2011 5:25:40 PM PST by Darksheare (I shook hands with Sheryl Crow and all I got was Typhus and a single sheet of toilet paper.)
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To: macquire

On a side thought: Chrissy Matthews has a son?
Was it naturally or the Mork from Ork method?


31 posted on 01/04/2011 5:28:14 PM PST by Darksheare (I shook hands with Sheryl Crow and all I got was Typhus and a single sheet of toilet paper.)
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To: macquire
O' boy, can we act like libtards and play the game of “guilt by association” Chris Matthews is a drug dealer
32 posted on 01/04/2011 5:37:58 PM PST by Popman (Obama. First Marxist to turn a five year Marxist plan into a 4 year administration.)
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To: macquire

The family that ‘plays’ together, stays together.

How poetic and karmic!


33 posted on 01/04/2011 5:40:22 PM PST by citizencon
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To: Popman

So I suppose when MSNBC ran story after story about Sarah Palin’s Daughter’s Boyfriend’s Mom being arrested for possession of an illegal substance........you were fine with that...

Aren’t you at the wrong place?


34 posted on 01/04/2011 5:42:45 PM PST by macquire
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To: gipper81

Remarkably ugly boat ......


35 posted on 01/04/2011 5:43:59 PM PST by punchamullah
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To: baseballmom

Come on..Matthews is not a politician. Like it or not, politicos are held to a different standard for good reason.


36 posted on 01/04/2011 5:46:29 PM PST by Hildy
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To: baseballmom

Come on..Matthews is not a politician. Like it or not, politicos are held to a different standard for good reason.


37 posted on 01/04/2011 5:46:30 PM PST by Hildy
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To: macquire

You sure you read my post right ?

... Cause I have no idea what you are talking about


38 posted on 01/04/2011 5:59:53 PM PST by Popman (Obama. First Marxist to turn a five year Marxist plan into a 4 year administration.)
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To: macquire

In 2005, Mr. Matthews (Michael) accepted a two year opportunity with the Clinton Foundation, helping set up an AIDS prevention treatment program in Rwanda. 


39 posted on 01/04/2011 6:19:37 PM PST by kcvl
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To: kcvl

For which he was well paid and I am sure his father’s name had nothing to do with him getting the position.

Come to think of it I am sure Lukey Russert’s Father’s name never had a thing to do with NBC hiring an inept inexperienced boy for a news job...


40 posted on 01/04/2011 6:27:51 PM PST by macquire
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To: baseballmom

granddaughter of Republican (State Senator of SC) Arthur Ravenel, Jr., daughter of ultra liberal boatbuilder, O’Carroll


41 posted on 01/04/2011 6:32:32 PM PST by kcvl
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To: macquire

Mike Matthews, filmmaker, television production


42 posted on 01/04/2011 6:34:18 PM PST by kcvl
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To: macquire

Ms. Staveley O’Carroll took a job with a civil rights lawyer in Charleston, she began a two-year clerkship with Judge Renee Marie Bumb in NJ in August 2010.


43 posted on 01/04/2011 6:50:30 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Hildy

Hildy, my post was meant to be sarcastic.

As I said, my initial instict was to cut him some slack on this story.

One cannot choose their in-laws. My other point - obviously not taken - was that the libs hold Republicans to a different standard - guilt by association.

Should Sarah Palin be held responsible for her daughter’s boyfriends mother’s drug running?

Obviously not, unless you are a lib hell bent on trying to destroy her by guilt by association.


44 posted on 01/04/2011 7:50:34 PM PST by baseballmom (Philadelphia Phillies - 2010 NL East Champions)
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To: macquire
The 'in-law' is an outlaw. . .nice this all being a 'family' thing.

Not familiar with original story; but wondering if the stuff came from Mexico. Whatever. . .bad karmic chain to be linked to; not that Matthews or those directly involved would care.

45 posted on 01/05/2011 3:21:52 AM PST by cricket (Osama - NOT made in the USA. . .and Obama, not made in the USA either.. .)
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