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Obama staffer collapses, dies at Chicago headquarters
Chicago Tribune ^ | July 13, 2012 | Carlos Sadovi

Posted on 07/14/2012 5:34:28 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement

A 29-year-old man who was working at the Obama campaign headquarters in Chicago collapsed and died Friday, campaign officials said.

Alexander Okrent of the 300 block of Dewey Avenue in Evanston was pronounced dead at 11:45 a.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

(Excerpt) Read more at chicagotribune.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: bho2012; chicago; il2012; obama; staff
"had worked with the Obama team since 2004..." That'll take its toll.
1 posted on 07/14/2012 5:34:36 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
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To: ConservativeStatement

Damn...my old eye this morning missed the word “staffer”...I was about to do a backflip!


2 posted on 07/14/2012 5:39:55 AM PDT by DCBryan1 (I'll take over the Mormon over the Moron any day!)
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To: ConservativeStatement

hope and change


3 posted on 07/14/2012 5:40:54 AM PDT by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Autopsy? Heart attack? Drug use?
4 posted on 07/14/2012 5:42:24 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Wow, so young, this is really sad. Condolences to his family.


5 posted on 07/14/2012 5:42:35 AM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: DCBryan1
I was about to do a backflip!

Yeah, even the world's dumbest man, Joe Biden, would be an improvement over the Kenyan.

6 posted on 07/14/2012 5:46:03 AM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: hoosiermama

Crack is whack!


7 posted on 07/14/2012 5:47:35 AM PDT by KevinB (We'll stop treating Obama like a dog when he stops treating us like a fire hydrant - Fred Grandy)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Maybe he called a para-legal instead of a para-medic.

http://twitchy.com/2012/07/13/oops-obama-tells-supporters-to-get-medical-help-from-paralegals/


8 posted on 07/14/2012 5:50:00 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: hoosiermama
Autopsy? Heart attack? Drug use?

If there's a less-than-innocent explanation for the death (e.g.,drugs) you just know that Osama will use his Chicago connections to somehow suppress the findings.

9 posted on 07/14/2012 5:50:42 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President Of My Lifetime)
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To: hoosiermama
Autopsy? Heart attack? Drug use?

He accidentally came across a nude picture of Michelle on Obama's old smartphone.

10 posted on 07/14/2012 5:50:51 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: KevinB

Tribune needs to do some investigating...A 29 year old doesn’t just drop dead.....except in Chicago......except working for 0


11 posted on 07/14/2012 5:52:24 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: hoosiermama

There has been a trail of corpses with the missing
and altered “birth certificates”.

Perhaps he knew too much.


12 posted on 07/14/2012 5:54:26 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: hoosiermama

Didn’t Obama have trouble with dead gay lovers in Chicago? Maybe Obama is the Black Widower.

Safe gay sex: don’t have a fling with Obama.


13 posted on 07/14/2012 5:54:58 AM PDT by whitedog57
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To: ConservativeStatement

Sad. He saw things things for what they actually were.


14 posted on 07/14/2012 5:55:23 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Given Obama’s beatification at the hands of the press, one must profess a certain surprise that The One didn’t simply wave his hand and return the poor unfortunate to life.


15 posted on 07/14/2012 5:56:25 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: Paradox
Wow, so young, this is really sad. Condolences to his family.

I'll second the classy statement. There is a time and place to be tacky and this is a time not to be.

16 posted on 07/14/2012 5:56:53 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Paradox
Wow, so young, this is really sad. Condolences to his family.

I'll second the classy statement. There is a time and place to be tacky and this is a time not to be.

17 posted on 07/14/2012 5:57:07 AM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Diogenesis

That was the first thing that came across my desk....was he involved in the fraud? Did he know too much? Was a heart attack induced by something....

Look into the death of Mayor Washington of Chicago....”The reason 0 chose to live in Chicago”

Just like AB he’d been out to dinner. Just like AB people thought he had been poisoned. Just like AB....well are you seeing a pattern here? Does the young man fit?

stand back...get away from the AL foil....DOn’t ask question!


18 posted on 07/14/2012 6:00:20 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: armymarinemom

I’ll agree. Condolences to his family and may God grant him mercy and rest.


19 posted on 07/14/2012 6:02:49 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: hoosiermama; mickie
Definitely freedom of choice.

He undoubtedly decided it was safer to die in the office than out on the south side streets over this coming weekend.

Leni

20 posted on 07/14/2012 6:04:07 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: DCBryan1
Damn...my old eye this morning missed the word “staffer”...I was about to do a backflip!

Me to. Now I am depressed.

21 posted on 07/14/2012 6:05:12 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

If it isn’t Birth Certificates with Obama....its Death Certificates


22 posted on 07/14/2012 6:09:53 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Romney has foreign assets.....Obama has foreign birth certifcates)
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To: whitedog57

Okrent is on the internet supporting gay marriage, LGBT rights, and repeal of DADT.

I couldn’t find a declaration of his sexual preferences, only blog posts in support of the gay agenda and a gay-ish twitter account personal image.

Not a real stretch to think he might have been gay...


23 posted on 07/14/2012 6:25:29 AM PDT by Third Person ( Actions reflect priorities.)
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To: ConservativeStatement
ALEX OKRENT
24 posted on 07/14/2012 6:25:29 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Perdogg

Hahaha! That post was still rolling around in my mind when you posted your reply! Good one!


25 posted on 07/14/2012 6:29:03 AM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: ConservativeStatement
If it isn't arsenic poisoning ( as happened to the autopsy technician in the Breitbart case), then it is likely a brain aneurysm. It's sad but it happens sometimes to young people.
26 posted on 07/14/2012 6:29:26 AM PDT by wintertime (:-))
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To: ConservativeStatement

Maybe he was going to talk and the handlers didn’t have time to et him to a park bench?.


27 posted on 07/14/2012 6:30:01 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Third Person
Not a real stretch to think he might have been gay...

So if he was packin'...do you think he succumbed to any of a myriad of associated STDs, or was it Obamacide?

28 posted on 07/14/2012 6:35:59 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Perdogg
Maybe he called a para-legal instead of a para-medic.

LOL. I just finished reading that thread.

30 posted on 07/14/2012 6:40:18 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (It's time to take out the trash in DC.)
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To: whitedog57

“Safe gay sex: don’t have a fling with Obama.”

Agree. The last time that I checked, 29 year olds don’t drop dead for no reason. It is extremely rare, and this guy was VERY high up in the campaign staff.

Who knows whether there was some kind of blackmail going on?


32 posted on 07/14/2012 6:57:41 AM PDT by BobL
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To: ConservativeStatement

Another dead gangsta in Chicago...

Yawn.

I hope he had moved away from any kids before he hit the floor.


33 posted on 07/14/2012 7:00:04 AM PDT by moovova (Ladies & Gentlemen...Pandora has left the box.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Murder is murder when you’re in the murder business.


34 posted on 07/14/2012 7:01:08 AM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth again.)
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To: hoosiermama
It's strange for someone that young to die... especially a middle class college educated person...

Statistics on death include gang bangers, killers, drug addicts, gays with aids etc. Take those folks out and the odds of death at 29 are just plain weird...

35 posted on 07/14/2012 7:09:54 AM PDT by GOPJ (Innocent people dying was the objective of Fast and Furious......... Ann Coulter)
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To: hoosiermama

“Autopsy? Heart attack? Drug use? “

My guess is a staffer who knew too much about something.


36 posted on 07/14/2012 7:12:14 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: ConservativeStatement

My condolences to his family. For their sake, I hope it wasn’t behaviorally caused.

Prayers for the family are in order.


38 posted on 07/14/2012 7:17:08 AM PDT by MortMan (Laughter is the best medicine, especially when ridiculing your enemies.)
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To: hoosiermama
A 29 year old doesn’t just drop dead

Actually, there are plenty of medical reasons why a young person would drop dead. It happens more frequently than you might think.

I certainly hope his death was from natural causes, and not from something illicit. Prayers to his family.

39 posted on 07/14/2012 7:18:41 AM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Remember the man who was shot in his car during zero’s 2008 campaign trail? Now there’s Alex, this makes two. Where there more deaths?


40 posted on 07/14/2012 7:23:48 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: ConservativeStatement; All

It’s strange timing. Just when Romney was starting to turn the Bain attack back on the BO campaign. He had to drop it to tweet condolences to Axelrod.


41 posted on 07/14/2012 7:31:29 AM PDT by Havisham
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To: ConservativeStatement

My guess is he will still get to vote, however.


42 posted on 07/14/2012 7:32:15 AM PDT by Gaffer (NOVEMBER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: F15Eagle

“The second time I went out to California to attend Mohammad Hassan Chandoo’s graduation from Occidental College, Obama was enjoying the lavish lifestyle being financed by his friend and roommate at the time - Hassan Chandoo. The wealthy patron provided Obama access to big houses, lavish parties & had him dressed in the slickest clothes. I could have sworn they were both Gay & wealthy.”

Those were some of the initial observations by Dr. John C. Drew, PhD, on his second encounter with Barack Obama who was attending Occidental College at the time. ..."

http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/5257893-dr-john-c-drew-and-barack-obama-the-chance-encounter-at-occidental-college

43 posted on 07/14/2012 7:33:12 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Prayers to his friends and family. Sad he got so misguided. Prayers for him too.


44 posted on 07/14/2012 7:35:42 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Borg Zombies walk around groaning "Commmppuutteerrrrssss......Commmppuutteerrrrssss......")
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To: ConservativeStatement

Campaign headquarters Corpseman bump.


45 posted on 07/14/2012 9:21:16 AM PDT by BerryDingle (I know how to deal with communists, I still wear their scars on my back from Hollywood-Ronald Reagan)
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To: ConservativeStatement

Probably exhaustion from polishing turds.


46 posted on 07/14/2012 10:29:48 AM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: DCBryan1

Beat me to it!


47 posted on 07/14/2012 10:32:38 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (NOVEMBER 6th: THE END OF AN ERROR! Let us pray it's not the start of another!*)
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To: ConservativeStatement
Yes, that IS sad. But the fate of the young man on the left is even sadder!

Rest in peace, Jeron.

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48 posted on 07/14/2012 10:41:14 AM PDT by Dick Bachert (NOVEMBER 6th: THE END OF AN ERROR! Let us pray it's not the start of another!*)
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To: Dick Bachert

Which one gave our First Radical Racist Muslim President the opportunity to incite race riots all summer long?

Obama would love to burn down America to his list of accomplishments.

Since the race riots failed, he will have to possibly depend on Iran to shutdown oil production to give the traitor an excuse to shutdown the elections. Or maybe a suitcase nuke in Dallas?

Bet on a crises this fall that exceeds the financial collapse in 2008.


49 posted on 07/15/2012 3:07:24 AM PDT by politicianslie (Obama: Our first Muslim PRESIDENT,destroying America $1 Trillion at a time! And America sleeps)
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