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US Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies at 89
North NJ com ^ | BY HERB JACKSON

Posted on 06/03/2013 6:46:37 AM PDT by Perdogg

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To: fwdude

Public personna for his seething, hate-filled, lib-dem voters and constituents. He was typical lib-dem-marxist filth, pure and simple. Good riddance and rot in hell.


101 posted on 06/03/2013 7:25:38 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
does Christie get to appoint his replacement?

Tom Kean Jr?

102 posted on 06/03/2013 7:25:47 AM PDT by So Cal Rocket (Task 1: Accomplished, Task 2: Hold them Accountable!)
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To: Perdogg

A little history. The Lout was able to re-infect the Senate when the original RAT party candidate had to withdraw. Technically it was too late for the RATS to run a replacement but they whined like mad and the courupt RAT controlled NJ Supreme court allowed the Lout to run. The Repubs as usual, allowed the RATS to steal this sure win, and the Lout was a deciding vote for Obamacare.


103 posted on 06/03/2013 7:26:01 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Obama being re-elected is the political equivalent of OJ being found not guilty.)
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To: rhinohunter

I’m betting on Cory Booker. Obomba wants him because he’s black. And Kristie Kreme will do his bff’s bidding.


104 posted on 06/03/2013 7:26:15 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: depressed in 06
Yes. There is one reliable Republican Conservative in the NJ Delegation:

Scott Garrett

105 posted on 06/03/2013 7:26:33 AM PDT by Peter W. Kessler (Dirt is for racing... asphalt is for getting there.)
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To: Lazamataz

Can’t come soon enough for me.


106 posted on 06/03/2013 7:26:58 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Can Christie appoint himself?


107 posted on 06/03/2013 7:27:58 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
does Christie get to appoint his replacement?

yes
108 posted on 06/03/2013 7:28:01 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Perdogg

That woman convicted of voter fraud last week voted multiple times for Obama as well as a relative who is in a coma.
Here we have an 89 year old.
We have no rules. None. There’s too young to serve but not too comatose. Not too old. Rangel. Not too corrupt.


109 posted on 06/03/2013 7:28:17 AM PDT by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Spartan79
Look for him to appoint Cory Booker.

A distinct possibility, since it will prevent the threat of Booker running against him for governor.

In 2020, Booker will battle Andy Cuomo for the Democratic Party nomination.

110 posted on 06/03/2013 7:28:41 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Argus

Yes that would be more succinct than what I wrote.


111 posted on 06/03/2013 7:28:42 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Perdogg

One down, 534 to go. Can we have some more divine intervention here?


112 posted on 06/03/2013 7:29:43 AM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Perdogg
We will soon get to witness what kind of Republican Christie is even though most of us already know.
113 posted on 06/03/2013 7:30:54 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: taildragger

Christie will appoint a republican, but for the same reasons he embraces Obama it will be someone “moderate” on all social issues. And the new senator will vote that way in hopes of getting reelected.


114 posted on 06/03/2013 7:31:56 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Perdogg

Goodbye and good riddance. You will not be missed.


115 posted on 06/03/2013 7:32:24 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Perdogg

OMG! This is one of those rare moments where I will always remember where I was and what I was doing when I heard the news about......wait.....ummmm......who are we talking about again? Fred Somebody?


116 posted on 06/03/2013 7:32:30 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Fresh Wind

Before he does that he’d better think about who actually votes in Republican primaries.


117 posted on 06/03/2013 7:33:07 AM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: fwdude

The more taxes and accounting laws, the more business needed ADP to handle payroll.


118 posted on 06/03/2013 7:33:11 AM PDT by PMAS (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing)
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To: clintonh8r

Of course, he could always do a reverse Specter and run as a Rat.


119 posted on 06/03/2013 7:34:56 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Rummyfan

“One shouldn’t speak ill of the dead but”

Why speak good of the dead when there was noting good in them? We would be better off if liberals like him were never born.


120 posted on 06/03/2013 7:36:03 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Perdogg

Useless Obamabot Goon!!! May he rest in peace wherev er he goes!!! Governor Christie, the world is watching for your appointment. It better be a man or woman of the right!!! End of story!!!


121 posted on 06/03/2013 7:36:23 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Peter W. Kessler

yes he is...the lone wolf as it were..The only one I can vote for without holding my nose.


122 posted on 06/03/2013 7:36:45 AM PDT by rightwingextremist1776
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To: GQuagmire

You can bet that RINO Christie won’t appoint a conservative and there is better than even chance he won’t even appoint Republican.


123 posted on 06/03/2013 7:38:59 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Perdogg

He’s been inert for a long time. It’s just now that everyone’s agreed to call his condition death.


124 posted on 06/03/2013 7:39:21 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything. Bolshies' gonna bolsh.)
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To: All

Sad news. He wastage last WWIi veteran in the senate


125 posted on 06/03/2013 7:39:34 AM PDT by SunnyUsa ( It is error alone which needs the support of government.Truth can stand by itself. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: oldbrowser
What will Governor Christie do?

Christie appoints his replacement until the next election. Don't know if he has to get concurrence from the NJ legislature. If Christie gets to appoint all on his own, then his choice will display who Christie really is, for all the world to see.

If Christie appoints a Democrat, forget about his future aspirations in the Repub party.

126 posted on 06/03/2013 7:39:59 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: C210N
Creamy should bear in mind that Lautenberg was illegally“Torched” into office

There, fixed it.

127 posted on 06/03/2013 7:40:44 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: Perdogg

He’ll probably appoint a dem. But he may appoint someone like Christie Todd Whitmann.


128 posted on 06/03/2013 7:41:10 AM PDT by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: servantboy777
Sorry, just how it iz.

Oh, I agree. What I meant was that this forthcoming appointment is finally going to smoke him out, once and for all.

129 posted on 06/03/2013 7:42:33 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Perdogg

From OntheIssues.org (http://www.ontheissues.org/Senate/Frank_Lautenberg.htm)

Voted NO on restricting UN funding for population control policies. (Mar 2009)
Voted NO on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP. (Mar 2008)
Voted NO on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion. (Mar 2008)
Voted NO on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions. (Oct 2007)
Voted YES on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Apr 2007)
Voted NO on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions. (Jul 2006)
Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar 2005)
Voted NO on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime. (Mar 2004)
Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life. (Mar 2003)
Voted NO on maintaining ban on Military Base Abortions. (Jun 2000)
Voted NO on banning partial birth abortions. (Oct 1999)
Voted NO on banning human cloning. (Feb 1998)
Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
Expand embryonic stem cell research. (Jun 2004)
Sponsored bill providing contraceptives for low-income women. (May 2006)
Sponsored bill for emergency contraception for rape victims. (Sep 2006)
Rated 0% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Dec 2006)
Provide emergency contraception at military facilities. (Apr 2007)
Let military perform abortions in cases of rape or incest. (Jun 2011)
Sponsored bill requiring fulfilling contraceptive Rx. (Jul 2011)
Protect the reproductive rights of women. (Jan 1993)
Ensure access to and funding for contraception. (Feb 2007)
Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Emergency contraception at all military health facilities. (Dec 2009)


130 posted on 06/03/2013 7:45:25 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Timber Rattler

bttt


131 posted on 06/03/2013 7:45:36 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: SunnyUsa
"Sad news. He wastage last WWIi veteran in the senate"



Look at what this WWII vet proudly voted not to ban


132 posted on 06/03/2013 7:45:46 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: montag813

The return of Christie Whitman?


133 posted on 06/03/2013 7:46:24 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: dead

Eric Bolling just speculated Booker on Varney.

Christie is a big fat muslim loving, sodomite loving political climber.

I haven’t researched his little resume, but I wouldn’t doubt that he, like Booker, is vying for international banking’s blessing. Anyone in NYC metro area has easy access to them.


134 posted on 06/03/2013 7:47:20 AM PDT by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: dead
"Look for him to appoint Cory Booker.

A distinct possibility, since it will prevent the threat of Booker running against him for governor."

The NJ primary election is tomorrow, and Cory Booker isn't on the ballot. Christie actually has a likely Democrat opponent, Barbara Buono. She's an ultra-lib and sacrificial lamb who is supposed to lose.

Christie gets to appoint a temporary replacement for Lautenberg but his replacement only serves until the next general election, which is November. Christie could appoint a Democrat, could appoint a Republican "elder statesman" like Tom Keane, or could appoint someone with name recognition who has a chance in the November election. Presuming that Cory Booker runs in November. Christi Whitman comes to mind but she has drawbacks including that she is pretty liberal by current Republican standards and that she helped cause the fiscal crisis that NJ is now in.

This throws everything up in the air, including the November state election. I have no idea what Christie will do.

135 posted on 06/03/2013 7:47:25 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Perdogg

Now.....let’s see what Christie is made of, folks. He claims everything he does is for the good of New Jersey. Let’s see if Governor Christie appoints someone for the good of the nation or......he worships at the traitor feet of of love partner, POTUS, Barack Hussein (Muslim Bortherhood Thug) Obama. I’m willing to bet, Christie goes to satisfy “criminal” Obama!!! Politics above the nation.....that’s Christie!!!


136 posted on 06/03/2013 7:47:35 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: rhinohunter
Will Krispy Kreme appoint a rat or a RINO?

Question worth asking.

Given a choice between maintaining the current balance of the Senate or adding a (nominal) Republican, which direction will Friend of Barack choose?

Appointing a Republican would give the GOP a leg-up for the seat when re-election rolls around in 2014. Conceivably, Christie's pick could be critical to a turnover in the Senate.

Under the circumstances, does Christie dare go against his newest best friend?

137 posted on 06/03/2013 7:48:00 AM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE --)
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To: Perdogg

Sorry,no sympathy.He was a Commie Rat and he can rot in hell for all I care.


138 posted on 06/03/2013 7:48:51 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: Borges

Yep, Fineswine is the next oldest. Chuck Grassley is next by a few months.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_United_States_Senators_by_age


139 posted on 06/03/2013 7:50:01 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: Perdogg

RIP


140 posted on 06/03/2013 7:50:28 AM PDT by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: Perdogg
The late unlamented Lautenberg was a socialist, abortionist, and gun-control freak. He was first elected to the Senate in 1982, and spent only two years not in the Senate from that time until his death.

He was, in very many ways, part of the problem, much like Ted Kennedy and Bobby Byrd.

141 posted on 06/03/2013 7:53:15 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: HOYA97

Shoot him again just to be sure!


142 posted on 06/03/2013 7:53:38 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Perdogg
My comment on the death of Lautenberg follows:
143 posted on 06/03/2013 7:56:13 AM PDT by bkopto (Obama and Biden are merely symptoms of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

This has to be the first time we have no Senator over 80 for a long time.


144 posted on 06/03/2013 7:57:07 AM PDT by Borges
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To: Perdogg

The “ADA” (a filthy Communist organization that “rates” members of Congress) rated him,in 2011,at 90%...100% being a perfect Communist by their reckoning.Dirty Harry got a rating of 95% from them for that same year.I say let the worms gag on that piece of filth.


145 posted on 06/03/2013 7:57:22 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: Perdogg
Lautenberg:

"The Tea Party Republicans in Washington claim they’re concerned about the budget balance, but it’s a disguise! It’s not true! It’s a lie! That’s not what they want. They want — they want other people not to be able to have their own opinions. They don’t deserve the freedoms that are in the Constitution! But we’ll give them to them anyway."

http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2011/03/25/dem-senators-shocking-gop-comment-they-dont-deserve-the-freedoms-that-are-in-the-constitution/

146 posted on 06/03/2013 7:58:32 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: HOYA97

what is the over/under that Christie appoints a democrat?


147 posted on 06/03/2013 7:59:10 AM PDT by willywill
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To: Borges
This has to be the first time we have no Senator over 80 for a long time.

But there's still no shortage of Commies.Governor Krispy Kreme,no doubt,will see to that.

148 posted on 06/03/2013 7:59:35 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: novemberslady

The appointment is only until Nov. Then an election will be held to.fill the seat until.2014 when the seat is up for the regular rotation. Christie will do one of two things. He will appoint Booker because they are allies in areas like education and cracking down on the NJEA. Or he will appoint a potential Dem rival to Booker to create turmoil among the NJ.Dems. he will not appoint a Repub.IMHO


149 posted on 06/03/2013 8:00:06 AM PDT by xkaydet65
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To: Perdogg

One of the most hateful bastards to ever hold public office.


150 posted on 06/03/2013 8:01:45 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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