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Obama Campaign Worker Collapses at Chicago Campaign HQ and Dies
suntimes.com ^ | July 13, 2012 | Lynn Sweet

Posted on 07/13/2012 4:37:51 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

Alex Okrent, a staffer in the Obama for America campaign who has worked with Barack Obama’s political team since 2004, died Friday after collapsing in the Chicago headquarters.

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After he collapsed, Chicago paramedics were called to the Obama headquarters in the Prudential Building where he was given emergency treatment. Okrent was then taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Okrent was a graduate of Wesleyan University in Connecticut. He is about 29 years old and from Evanston.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 2012election; alexokrent; birthcertificate; chicago; election2012; illinois; kenyanbornmuzzie; mittromney; naturalborncitizen
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1 posted on 07/13/2012 4:37:56 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Must have been caught looking in the wrong files.


2 posted on 07/13/2012 4:38:56 PM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

29 yrs old? Just damn.

RIP


3 posted on 07/13/2012 4:39:41 PM PDT by Principled (It's not enthusiasm for Romney, it's grim determination to remove Hussein)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Must have died of Obamitis. It’s deadly and going around.


4 posted on 07/13/2012 4:40:01 PM PDT by Halls (Jesus is my Lord and Savior)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

he musta knew too much, yo.


5 posted on 07/13/2012 4:40:45 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: IbJensen
...or was having an indiscrete relationship.
6 posted on 07/13/2012 4:41:29 PM PDT by Third Person ( Actions reflect priorities.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

maybe he knew too much????

sad for his family...much too young to be ended this way...


7 posted on 07/13/2012 4:42:26 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: BarnacleCenturion

a guy workin’ to re-elect the communist died, but he still gets to vote.


8 posted on 07/13/2012 4:43:07 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Way too young.

Very sad.


9 posted on 07/13/2012 4:43:46 PM PDT by Mears
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Jay Carney! Take warning! This is no place for young lads!


10 posted on 07/13/2012 4:43:54 PM PDT by raccoonnookkeeper (I keep raccoons in a nook.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Wow 8 years of seniority with Team Baraq.

Wonder if he’ll get a Wellstone sendoff?


11 posted on 07/13/2012 4:44:06 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: BarnacleCenturion

He’s the ‘lucky one’, he didn’t get killed by ObamaCare.


12 posted on 07/13/2012 4:44:31 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: IbJensen

Natural causes


13 posted on 07/13/2012 4:44:38 PM PDT by funfan
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Bushes fault


14 posted on 07/13/2012 4:46:48 PM PDT by Psycho_Runner (I never voted for change, I prefer folding money.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Bushes fault


15 posted on 07/13/2012 4:46:48 PM PDT by Psycho_Runner (I never voted for change, I prefer folding money.)
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To: funfan

There’s nothing very natural about collapsing and dying at the age of 29.

We can’t rule anything out until we see if there’s evidence of a cover-up.


16 posted on 07/13/2012 4:47:17 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: BarnacleCenturion

He must have found out how much Obamacare is going to cost him


17 posted on 07/13/2012 4:47:25 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“Unexpected.”


18 posted on 07/13/2012 4:49:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (In honor of my late father, GunnerySgt/Commo Chief, USMC 1943-65)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Hard not to make a snarky comment but 29 years of age is so young that he must have either had a heart defect or had abused his body in some way (drugs, obesity).

Sad for his family.


19 posted on 07/13/2012 4:51:31 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

“Okrent worked in the campaign’s paid media department”


20 posted on 07/13/2012 4:52:00 PM PDT by Selene
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To: funfan
Natural causes

Or unnatural. Don't get too close to his gaze!


21 posted on 07/13/2012 4:53:07 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

the guy went off his parents commie plan at 26, he musta forgot to take the pill.


22 posted on 07/13/2012 4:58:37 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: BarnacleCenturion
I wonder if 0bama will claim executive privilege regarding the autopsy.

5.56mm

23 posted on 07/13/2012 4:59:04 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Offered without comment - his Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/HeyAok


24 posted on 07/13/2012 4:59:39 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Guy in black shirt....

25 posted on 07/13/2012 4:59:55 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Why is Obama killing his campaign workers?

What is he hiding?

26 posted on 07/13/2012 5:03:21 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: OrangeHoof

Thank you, Doctor Barnacle... but you left out Genetic pre-disposition. I knew a man who drank a fifth of whiskey every day and smoked 3 cartons of cigarettes per week, and lived until 94. Maybe it was because he repaired and refurbished pianos... Who knows? (You and I don’t know) I also knew a jogger who ate nothing but vegetables and rice, who took good care of his body, never smoked or drank, had no heart defects or anything like that, and died at 34. People abuse their bodies and live to 100, People take the best of care of their bodies and die at 30. Of course, then there are the SUVs that are targeting people on sidewalks. We MUST STOP THEM!


27 posted on 07/13/2012 5:09:52 PM PDT by Klemper
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To: OrangeHoof

Thank you, Doctor Barnacle... but you left out Genetic pre-disposition. I knew a man who drank a fifth of whiskey every day and smoked 3 cartons of cigarettes per week, and lived until 94. Maybe it was because he repaired and refurbished pianos... Who knows? (You and I don’t know) I also knew a jogger who ate nothing but vegetables and rice, who took good care of his body, never smoked or drank, had no heart defects or anything like that, and died at 34. People abuse their bodies and live to 100, People take the best of care of their bodies and die at 30. Of course, then there are the SUVs that are targeting people on sidewalks. We MUST STOP THEM!


28 posted on 07/13/2012 5:11:51 PM PDT by Klemper
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To: RightGeek
Quote from his Tweet. July 12th "Grungy dive-y whiskey bar. one of the best."

He must have piked up a killer bug from that grungy dive-y whiskey bar.

29 posted on 07/13/2012 5:12:33 PM PDT by Spunky (Those)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Yes, but did he will his estate to the Obama campaign?


30 posted on 07/13/2012 5:13:13 PM PDT by Dan Cooper
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To: Dan Cooper
Yes, but did he will his estate to the Obama campaign?

Maybe the ten bucks will help?

31 posted on 07/13/2012 5:14:12 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I have NO sympathy for communist lovers.


32 posted on 07/13/2012 5:16:53 PM PDT by biggredd1
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To: BarnacleCenturion
He is about 29 years old...

Meaning he still is 'alive' and can vote for his master.

33 posted on 07/13/2012 5:32:16 PM PDT by citizencon
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To: Psycho_Runner

BFF ( Bush’s Fault Forever)


34 posted on 07/13/2012 5:35:44 PM PDT by joelt
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To: BarnacleCenturion; Nervous Tick; SnuffaBolshevik; Repeal The 17th; EricT.; the invisib1e hand; ...

Posts from the duplicate thread:

Jonty30 to null and void
He gave his all and Obama took it.

Nervous Tick to Repeal The 17th
>> In lieu of flowers, please donate to the re-election campaign.
Ha! That’s one way to get a little extra dough in the coffers.

But Obama couldn’t possibly be *that* cynical. Right? RIGHT?

SnuffaBolshevik to null and void
Any relation to Daniel Okrent, first public editor (ombudsman) for the NYT?

Repeal The 17th to null and void
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the re-election campaign.

EricT. to null and void
No big deal; he’ll still vote for Obama.

the invisib1e hand to null and void
Because this election cycle swooning just isn’t enough...
[chuckles]

IllumiNaughtyByNature to null and void
Blame Bush in 3.....2.....1.....

basil to null and void
This was a very young man.
God rest his soul. Prayers for his family...........

knarf to null and void
To all the muzzies so tuned into symbolism .. zero just became a pariah

E. Pluribus Unum to null and void
Why is Obama killing his campaign workers?
What is he hiding?

null and void
Because this election cycle swooning just isn’t enough...


35 posted on 07/13/2012 5:40:30 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1269 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I’m guessing drugs.


36 posted on 07/13/2012 5:43:49 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: null and void

You’re a good person. And with that work ethic, you’ll go far!

(To the head of the line boarding the train to the re-education camp, if Obama has his way. :-) )


37 posted on 07/13/2012 5:45:43 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Sylvester Stallone's son found dead at 36 Drugs.
38 posted on 07/13/2012 5:52:25 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Never worked a day in his life.


39 posted on 07/13/2012 5:56:19 PM PDT by GnL
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To: BarnacleCenturion
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40 posted on 07/13/2012 5:58:23 PM PDT by peggybac
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To: BarnacleCenturion; SunkenCiv; rmlew; ml/nj; All
“Okrent” is not a very common surname. Wonder if the deceased was related to Daniel Okrent, onetime sportswriter of note who branched out and became the New York Times ombudsman and wrote a play that seems to be running off Broadway in New York presently. Judging from the photos, and taking into account the age difference, there seems to be perhaps a slight facial resemblance.
41 posted on 07/13/2012 6:02:59 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: BarnacleCenturion

This is in the One Prudential Plaza building, the iconic Prudential building at the north end of Grant Park.

Opened in 1955, it was the tallest building in Chicago at the time.

Worked on a renovation project there in 1985-86—fond memories of the place and the Pru people who worked there.


42 posted on 07/13/2012 6:02:59 PM PDT by exit82
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Well all his work sure made America a better place. At least he died before the death panels got him.


43 posted on 07/13/2012 6:04:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Halls

Obama said having people faint at his acts was normal.

Sad to die so young, in any case.


44 posted on 07/13/2012 6:06:58 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I’ve known a lot of bleeding heart libs at 29 that grew out
of it and became conservatives. P.J. O’Rourke for one. Too
bad this one didn’t get the chance.


45 posted on 07/13/2012 6:19:28 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Obama called his family. How long did it take him to call the family of Brian Terry who was killed as a result of a failed Obama operation?


46 posted on 07/13/2012 6:26:28 PM PDT by The Brush
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Obama called his family. How long did it take him to call the family of Brian Terry who was killed as a result of a failed Obama operation?


47 posted on 07/13/2012 6:26:43 PM PDT by The Brush
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To: BarnacleCenturion
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48 posted on 07/13/2012 6:29:01 PM PDT by sockmonkey (She could never be a saint, but she thought she could be a martyr if they killed her quick)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Must have caught the same bug as the LA coroner who suddenly dropped dead on the day Breitbart’s LA autopsy report was released.

The coroner died from Arsenic-itis. Also known as “poisoned by Obama.”

But don’t worry folks, I’m sure Omoslem will make sure a COMPLETE autopsy is performed on this campaign 2004/2008 worker Alex Okrent.... just like they didn’t do on the PREVIOUS Obama campaign worker, Kam Kuwata, who was mysteriously murdered b/c he witnessed too much working for Obama’s 2008 campaign.

http://theulstermanreport.com/2012/01/18/white-house-insider-you-dont-ever-wanna-do-the-things-ive-done/

http://theulstermanreport.com/2012/02/01/what-is-senator-feinstein-up-to-white-house-insider-related/

http://theulstermanreport.com/2012/01/22/the-death-of-a-political-operative-the-troubling-timeline/


49 posted on 07/13/2012 7:48:19 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: kcvl

Well he looks perfectly healthy there.

Of course there are always some young people, often younger than this guy, who drop dead of undiagnosed heart problems.

I’m sorry for his family, that is really an awful loss.


50 posted on 07/13/2012 8:05:51 PM PDT by jocon307
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