Skip to comments.Robert Byrd obituary
Posted on 06/27/2011 12:42:53 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
As a conservative Democrat with a segregationist background, US Senator Robert Byrd had spent half a century in Congress and was its oldest member when, on 12 February 2003, he was hailed as the nation's lonely voice of conscience after a historic speech. On the senate floor, Byrd, who has died aged 92, lambasted his "paralysed" colleagues for their craven submission to preparations for what he branded an illegal war in Iraq. They listened silently as he told them: "As this nation stands at the brink of battle, every American on some level must be contemplating the horrors of war. Yet this chamber is, for the most part, silent ominously, dreadfully silent.
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Dude he’s been dead a year.
Earth to the Guardian, earth to the Guardian...
Regarding Senate-critter Byrd...listen carefully and copy this down so that you can send your “crack” (as in the backside of our sleazy president) reporters to look some stuff up.
Oh, here it comes....
Now, get your sorry liberal butts outta here and hope you can survive Sharia law, buttheads.
And in other news, Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead.
I always thought they should’ve had Senator Byrd lie in state, his coffin draped with a white sheet.
Where does the time go?
Conserative DemocRAT my big blue eyes.
Sorry for the old news everyone!
Is Byrd still dead?
I’m imagining a zombie Senator movie.
Don’t worry, he still votes!
He’d have to travel outside the beltway to find any brains.
“He’s dead, Jim!”
Have they stopped naming random objects in WV after him yet?
In honor of this thread, somebody should name another West Virginia building after him.
I ahve my own obituay for Senator Byrd.-—AMF
This explains why Yahoo! had a banner “Breaking News: Sen. Robert Byrd has died at age 92” today. Probably some sort of keyword thing tripped it. How embarrassing!
Sorry I just awakened from my beauty sleep.LOL
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He’s pining for the fjords.