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Sheriff Confirms Andy Griffith Has Died, Say Actor Has Been "Laid To Rest"
WITN ^ | July 3, 2012

Posted on 07/03/2012 7:10:28 AM PDT by Semper911

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RIP, Sheriff Taylor.
1 posted on 07/03/2012 7:10:33 AM PDT by Semper911
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To: Semper911; Bender2
Shazzam!
2 posted on 07/03/2012 7:13:16 AM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid" ~ Ronald Wilson Reagan)
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To: Semper911

I think you have been had fake news story


3 posted on 07/03/2012 7:13:24 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Semper911
My parents knew him before he made it in show business.

Rest in peace Andy.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

4 posted on 07/03/2012 7:13:24 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Semper911

RIP Andy.

5 posted on 07/03/2012 7:14:31 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Semper911

Confirmed by Winston-Salem TV station


6 posted on 07/03/2012 7:14:58 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If you really want to annoy someone, point out something obvious that they are trying hard to ignore)
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To: al baby

It’s been confirmed by other news outlets.


7 posted on 07/03/2012 7:15:19 AM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: al baby

I read this on FB from a local tv station. They could be wrong too, I guess.


8 posted on 07/03/2012 7:15:37 AM PDT by MamaB
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To: Semper911

Shame. Prayers for the family.


9 posted on 07/03/2012 7:15:36 AM PDT by arderkrag (ABOs are Romneybot trolls. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: al baby

http://todayentertainment.today.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/03/12543460-americas-sheriff-andy-griffith-dead-at-86?lite%C2%A0


10 posted on 07/03/2012 7:16:11 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Semper911

Years ago, before I found out his Democrat proclivities, I’d have expressed condolences. I will not, however, now.


11 posted on 07/03/2012 7:16:56 AM PDT by Gaffer (NOVEMBER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Semper911; All

Well, I used to have a soft spot for “Sheriff Taylor”, but after the Obamacare debacle was passed with Andy Griffith leading the cheering for it, I saw a different person.

Griffith was a total communist and hated this country. He was a bitter resentful person as Libs usually are.

He was wasting air that someone else deserved.

I won’t miss him in the least.


12 posted on 07/03/2012 7:17:06 AM PDT by el_texicano (Palinista to the core!)
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To: Semper911

Rare vocal version of The Andy Griffith Show Theme Song

13 posted on 07/03/2012 7:17:43 AM PDT by Bratch
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To: MamaB
I read this on FB from a local tv station.

LOL! That's exactly where I read it!

14 posted on 07/03/2012 7:17:43 AM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Semper911

I don’t care if he was a Lib. He was a great talent and will be remembered so. RIP


15 posted on 07/03/2012 7:18:08 AM PDT by EggsAckley ( There's an Ethiopian in the fuel supply ! ! ..)
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To: Semper911
I cannot mourn this man, he was far too committed a leftist.

Okay, so he's dead. Next.

16 posted on 07/03/2012 7:18:33 AM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: al baby

TMZ.com has the story: Andy Griffith, Dead at 86

http://www.tmz.com/


17 posted on 07/03/2012 7:18:33 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Semper911

Gone up to Mount Pilot for the last time. RIP.

}:-)4


18 posted on 07/03/2012 7:18:44 AM PDT by Moose4 (...and walk away.)
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To: MamaB

yup looks like he died before he could vote for obama again


19 posted on 07/03/2012 7:18:48 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Semper911
The man was 86 years old and lived a long life few could imagine.

Good for him.

20 posted on 07/03/2012 7:19:23 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Semper911

In the early 1970’s I saw the play, Six Characters in Search of an Author starring Andy Griffith on TV. That is when I began my lifelong appreciation of the theater. He was brilliant in it as he was in the movie, A FACE IN THE CROWD.

He will always be remembered as Sheriff Andy, but I hope he is remembered as the fine dramatic actor he was as well.

RIP, Mr. Griffith.


21 posted on 07/03/2012 7:19:24 AM PDT by Hildy ("When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: Gabz

Looked fishy guess knott


22 posted on 07/03/2012 7:19:31 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: el_texicano

Looks like 0bamacare really helped him, eh?


23 posted on 07/03/2012 7:19:57 AM PDT by Petruchio (I Think . . . Therefor I FReep.)
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To: Perdogg

Thanks


24 posted on 07/03/2012 7:20:05 AM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: Semper911

He was a pretty hard core liberal, just like most Hollywood types.

I will say one thing for him. He was one heck of an actor and I mean serious actor, not just a comedian.


25 posted on 07/03/2012 7:20:18 AM PDT by yarddog
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To: Gaffer

I am, certain that he will have a long and active voting life for years to come!


26 posted on 07/03/2012 7:20:28 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Gaffer
I hear you. Didn't he do pro Obamacare commercials?
27 posted on 07/03/2012 7:20:28 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Semper911

Kicked off before the Death Panels got him.
Nice timing.


28 posted on 07/03/2012 7:20:48 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: el_texicano
Griffith was a total communist and hated this country. He was a bitter resentful person as Libs usually are.

From everything I have read about him he treated his fans like total shiiiiite when asking for autographs etc...he was not the kind, old gentleman that was portrayed on screen.

29 posted on 07/03/2012 7:20:48 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (That which can be asserted without evidence, can be dismissed without evidence - Christopher Hitchen)
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To: Semper911
Dang, Sorry to hear...

Andy Griffith Football Story from 1953

30 posted on 07/03/2012 7:20:51 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Gaffer

RIP Andy! He was always my childhood hero and I think I saw every episode ever made. I was a little disappointed when I found his political leanings but not as much as I was with Opie, Ron Howard.


31 posted on 07/03/2012 7:21:08 AM PDT by Melinda in TN
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To: Semper911

32 posted on 07/03/2012 7:21:23 AM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: al baby

Ha! Now he can vote for Bonzo as many times as the Rats need him to do so.

A good actor perhaps, but not a thing like “Andy Taylor” in real life.


33 posted on 07/03/2012 7:22:40 AM PDT by PermaRag (If Trayvon had a father, he'd look just like Obama)
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To: Gaffer

Years ago, before I found out his Democrat proclivities, I’d have expressed condolences. I will not, however, now.


This is one time I don’t even want to know.
The Andy Griffith Show is my favorite show of all time. I can watch it dozens of times, and I have, and laugh everytime.
Otherwise, Andy Griffith is in God’s hands now.


34 posted on 07/03/2012 7:23:25 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the StatistI)
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To: Petruchio
Looks like 0bamacare really helped him, eh?

Actually he had great timing.

Out before the Death Panels cranked up.

35 posted on 07/03/2012 7:23:38 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Semper911

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAAwXhBhU4Q&feature=youtube_gdata_player


36 posted on 07/03/2012 7:23:50 AM PDT by KansasGirl
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To: Semper911
A long time ago, in a place far away...


37 posted on 07/03/2012 7:24:09 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Semper911

He won’t be remembered for the libtard dementia of his later years....
Stuff like “What it wuz wuz football”...among other bits were hilarious. But...

He will always be Sheriff Taylor.

RIP, Andy


38 posted on 07/03/2012 7:24:33 AM PDT by Adder (Da bro has GOT to go!)
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To: Lazamataz

Should one mourn an individual who was committed to the destruction of his own country even with the best of intentions?


39 posted on 07/03/2012 7:25:07 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Semper911
A little dated, but still a VERY funny movie. RIP ...


40 posted on 07/03/2012 7:25:18 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Semper911

Bill Friday is still alive?


41 posted on 07/03/2012 7:25:21 AM PDT by Overtaxed
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To: Semper911
Regardless of his personal politics, he gave us all one of the most believable, likable characters in television history. Those shows (especially the first five years, in glorious black-and-white) are still funny and lovable, even after 50 years. I still watch them on a regular basis on DVD.

R.I.P., Sheriff Taylor.

42 posted on 07/03/2012 7:25:59 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: Semper911

Apparently he stopped taking Vitajex.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ4nqphP21k

RIP Lonesome Rhodes.


43 posted on 07/03/2012 7:26:03 AM PDT by moviefan8
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Precisely. I don’t believe in totally dissing a communist (like Ted Kennedy or Andy Griffith) on an obituary thread, but I sure don’t have to pretend like I’m all broke up over it, either.


44 posted on 07/03/2012 7:28:08 AM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: el_texicano

It’s funny...everybody says the Sheriff Taylor character was so sweet and kindly. I guess that’s so. But I could never get past the look on Griffith’s face, and the expression in his eyes. He always looked shifty and downright mean to me. That affable smile looked sort of like a shark’s grin. He always creeped me out.

That said, condolences to his loved ones, and I hope he found Christ before he died.


45 posted on 07/03/2012 7:28:18 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Semper911

Flags in North Carolina will go to half mast - I can gar-on-tee that.


46 posted on 07/03/2012 7:28:18 AM PDT by alancarp (Liberals are all for shared pain... until they're included in the pain group.)
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To: Perdogg
America’s sheriff Andy Griffith dead at 86

"The Law" is dead alright, talk about timing. :-/

47 posted on 07/03/2012 7:28:41 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: moviefan8

I am amazed the vitajex commercial was exactly like a viagra commercial.

Andy G brought me years of joy from Mayberry. And as Lonesome Rhodes and in No Time For Sergeants.


48 posted on 07/03/2012 7:28:52 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Semper911

Tremendous talent.

He could do it all.

A natural.

An all- American on the screen.

A total mushhead leftist in real life.

RIP Sheriff Andy.

Where have you gone, Mayberry USA?


49 posted on 07/03/2012 7:29:15 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: EggsAckley
I don’t care if he was a Lib. He was a great talent and will be remembered so. RIP

I feel the same way. Sheriff Taylor was a great comfort to me during a stormy childhood.

50 posted on 07/03/2012 7:29:47 AM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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