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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: from occupied ga

Ditto that sentiment and those facts.


51 posted on 06/03/2013 7:07:30 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: Fresh Wind
I wonder what Robert “The Torch” Torricelli is up to now?

After resigning in disgrace (which, for Democrats, also automatically terminates all ongoing criminal investigations), Bob Torricelli was appointed as ombudsman for a $550 million dollar federal superfund cleanup site in NJ.

As ombudsman, proven criminal Torricelli is charged with overseeing the federal money being handed out to NJ trucking firms, environmental consultants, construction companies, trash haulers, etc. In other words, every mob run company in the state. It is Bob's job to make sure that no federal tax payer money is misappropriated.

Bob Torricelli was given this position by a federal judge appointed to the bench by Bill Clinton, after being nominated by...

(wait for it....)

Senator Bob Torricelli.

52 posted on 06/03/2013 7:07:55 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: depressed in 06

>>If he does not appoint a reliable Republican, he can kiss his Presidential aspirations good bye.

It’s N.J.. ARE there any ‘reliable Republicans’ in that state?


53 posted on 06/03/2013 7:08:35 AM PDT by vikingd00d (nulla seruitus turpior est quam uoluntaria -- Seneca)
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To: Perdogg

Frankly I don’t give a crap about FL. I do care about which way Christie Cream goes in appointing a successor. Anybody seriously think he’ll appoint a conservative?


54 posted on 06/03/2013 7:09:53 AM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: montag813
Last WWII vet left in the Senate, after Inoye’s death last year.

Too bad that he forgot about the freedoms that he and all the other vets fought for in WWII. His political views spit on the graves of many, many patriotic men and women.

55 posted on 06/03/2013 7:10:05 AM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: Perdogg

Well, looks like the rubber is finally going to meet the road for Christie now...will he appoint a Republican, or will he instead be “bi-partisan” and go with a Rat?


56 posted on 06/03/2013 7:10:32 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Rummyfan
One shouldn’t speak ill of the dead but...

Following advice I once heard that one should only say good things about the dead ... "Lautenberg's dead ... Good!".

57 posted on 06/03/2013 7:10:50 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Perdogg

Since he has his own mausoleum - The Secaucus Train Station - maybe he can be interred there. At least it would be put it to SOME use.


58 posted on 06/03/2013 7:11:18 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: Perdogg

The Democratic Party will nedbeatty Christie to a tree and get him to agree not to appoint a Republican seat filler before the regular election comes around and awards the seat to Newark mayor Corey Booker.


59 posted on 06/03/2013 7:12:00 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: from occupied ga

89 years old. Why is this allowed. Another doddering old fool in Congress. Retire already.


60 posted on 06/03/2013 7:12:16 AM PDT by wrencher
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To: Perdogg

Thank dear Lord, lucifer is grateful for the new tenant


61 posted on 06/03/2013 7:12:47 AM PDT by WilliamRobert (God Bless Texas)
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To: Perdogg

I cannot tell a lie, he was an awful senator and not well liked, mostly an unpleasant do nothing. A sad tribute to people in NJ rushing to vote for any liberal democrat.

And Christie will appoint someone to the left of the gang of 8 republicans.


62 posted on 06/03/2013 7:12:48 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: abclily

When my father-in-law caught it in his late eighties, a rather insensitive female doctor said that to my wife, who handled it well, I thought. He got better, but died a few years later, peacefully, though his last few years were somewhat difficult.


63 posted on 06/03/2013 7:13:09 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: carriage_hill

NOW you know why Obama has spent the past 8 months working so hard to schmooze Christie.

Having access to everyone’s medical records does yield certain advantages.


64 posted on 06/03/2013 7:14:35 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Perdogg

Not to worry. The Dems will dig him up when they can’t find anybody else to put on the ballot.


65 posted on 06/03/2013 7:14:47 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: ScottinVA
U.S. Army Signal Corps, where Lautenberg served in also had Julius Rosenberg as an active duty participant for 5 years, 1940-45 (But was eventually kicked out). Not sure who did more damage to liberty, Lautenberg (The people of New Jersey for continuously electing the reprobate) or Rosenberg.

Either way, serving in the military does not give a person cover for making horrible choices; truth, adherence to liberty, and honor are perpetual traits a person maintains, not dispose of and fall back on their military service when looking for respect.
66 posted on 06/03/2013 7:15:29 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Prospero
"Sorry, folks. But all I can say is “finally.”"

You're not alone. I said "Oh Good!" when I saw the news.

67 posted on 06/03/2013 7:16:08 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Perdogg

To paraphrase Mark Twain regarding Lautenberg’s death: “I will not attend the funeral —but I will send a nice letter stating that I approve of it.”


68 posted on 06/03/2013 7:16:08 AM PDT by Towed_Jumper (I fart in Mohammed's general direction!)
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To: Perdogg

Hey, a dead Democrat is a _______________ Democrat (you fill in the blank).

Let’s not sugar coat the Democrats. Look how many deaths they are directly responsible for by voting for abortion on demand. And why do we have to put these pukish politicians on a pedestal all the time? When a criminal dies, do we all rush out to issue our condolences?

The guy is dead and will meet his maker. God will take it from there.


69 posted on 06/03/2013 7:16:29 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est.)
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To: dead

The Torch would be perfect as a replacement for Eric Witholder. Someone that corrupt is wasted on small-change operations like that. His talents call for a job at the national level.


70 posted on 06/03/2013 7:16:36 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Williams
And Christie will appoint someone to the left of the gang of 8 republicans.

I have been posting for a while, that Lautenberg was not well, Menedez still has a 15 yr old Domenican Hooker Problem, and I put 2 and 2 together and saw why Obama is having a love-fest with Christie.

It will be a miracle that he doesn't appoint a Democrat.

Don't Forget, the special election Massachuetts on 6/25, and if the RINO wins and Christie doesn't appoint a Rat, Obama looses 2 Senate friendly seats, and if the Menedez Scandal gets legs he could loose 3, he can't have that, on the Cusp of immigration reform vote(s)...

71 posted on 06/03/2013 7:17:11 AM PDT by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: Timber Rattler
Rubber already met the road as far as I'm concerned with Christie.

He’z a loud, obnoxious Northeastern liberal RINO.

Sorry, just how it iz.

72 posted on 06/03/2013 7:17:13 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: vikingd00d
It’s N.J.. ARE there any ‘reliable Republicans’ in that state?

Excellent point. Given the reliability of Christie, I am not hopeful.

73 posted on 06/03/2013 7:17:19 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Perdogg

Amazing that he was one of the founders of payroll giant ADP and was STILL a business-hating Demonicrat. I don’t understand the disconnect.


74 posted on 06/03/2013 7:17:23 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: ScottinVA
Now... if they could only run in threes... Harry Reid, John McCain...

Ted Kennedy (D-Chappaquiddick);
Robert Byrd (D-KKK);
Frank Lautenberg (D-NJSSR)

75 posted on 06/03/2013 7:18:08 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Perdogg

RIH


76 posted on 06/03/2013 7:18:35 AM PDT by Ronald_Magnus
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To: Perdogg
Free Republic has a long tradition of being respectful even to our opponents on obituary threads. Some of those opponents were honorable men. Patrick Moynihan springs to mind as an example.

However, there are some who are SO heinous, SO anti=-Constitutional, SO statist, SO traitorous, that they deserve nothing but scorn, even in death.

Ted Kennedy was one such man.

Frank Lautenberg is another. I spit on his grave and celebrate his death. May he rot in Hell.

So, Frank Lautenberg died?


77 posted on 06/03/2013 7:18:53 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Good point; makes perfect sense.


78 posted on 06/03/2013 7:19:28 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: rollo tomasi

Which is of course what Sam Johnson meant re patriotism as the last refuge of a scoundrel.


79 posted on 06/03/2013 7:19:53 AM PDT by Argus
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To: Perdogg

RIP (with a sarc tag!)


80 posted on 06/03/2013 7:20:52 AM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: Perdogg

We’re all sinful wretches, unworthy of the Kingdom. Hope the Laut repented, he sure had enough time.


81 posted on 06/03/2013 7:20:54 AM PDT by HomeAtLast
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To: Fresh Wind
Too bad he didn’t get a chance to enjoy his well deserved retirement.

The power mad democrats had him yoked to the plow till the day he died

82 posted on 06/03/2013 7:21:28 AM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: clintonh8r
I do care about which way Christie Cream goes in appointing a successor.

Yep
83 posted on 06/03/2013 7:21:34 AM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Lazamataz

John Mccain is on that list for me.


84 posted on 06/03/2013 7:21:47 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: grumpygresh
Hey, a dead Democrat is a VOTING Democrat

There, how'd I do?

85 posted on 06/03/2013 7:21:56 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

They’ve got 60,000,000 of them, already:

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/may/17/irs-sued-seizing-60-million-medical-records/


86 posted on 06/03/2013 7:22:27 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Guns kill people, pencils misspell words, cars drive drunk & spoons make you fat.)
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To: Perdogg

Frank Lautenberg died?

How could they tell?

He had been “Weekend at Bernie’s” for several years already.


87 posted on 06/03/2013 7:22:33 AM PDT by alloysteel (If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.)
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To: rollo tomasi

“....serving in the military does not give a person cover for making horrible choices...”

Money quote of the day!


88 posted on 06/03/2013 7:22:35 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: oldbrowser

Will Krispy Kreme appoint a rat or a RINO?


89 posted on 06/03/2013 7:22:43 AM PDT by rhinohunter (Freepers aren't booing -- they're shouting "Cruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuz")
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To: HOYA97

Lautenberg has actually been dead since 1998. They are just now getting around to announcing it.


90 posted on 06/03/2013 7:22:45 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: grumpygresh

Judged.


91 posted on 06/03/2013 7:22:58 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: ScottinVA
Eye-opening record. Absolutely demonic.

I hope his death was excruciating.

92 posted on 06/03/2013 7:23:17 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

Look for him to appoint Cory Booker.


93 posted on 06/03/2013 7:23:23 AM PDT by Spartan79 (I view great cities as pestilential to the morals, the health, and the liberties of man.)
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Lard a$$ Christie is waiting for a phone call from the boss to see who he wants appointed......and don't cry this time you portly Rino.
94 posted on 06/03/2013 7:23:27 AM PDT by 4yearlurker (No tag line this week.)
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To: Perdogg

he died with his boots on
can the Democrats stuff him and keep him in the Senate voting for their bs socilaism?


95 posted on 06/03/2013 7:23:30 AM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: RummyChick

Sheeeeeit.... for John McCain, I will post a CELEBRATORY Obituary thread, replete with fireworks graphics and animations of people dancing!!!


96 posted on 06/03/2013 7:23:36 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Perdogg
Lautenberg had severe dementia for quite a long time. He never should have been allowed to serve that last 6 years. He was very obviously senile, all the symptoms were there to see, which says a lot about the truly idiot voters in this country. Watch the fatso governor appoint a slimy RINO like Todd Whitman or Thomas Kean. At this point I would prefer to see Bill Bradley in the seat. At least he was a fiscal conservative.
97 posted on 06/03/2013 7:23:43 AM PDT by Flavious_Maximus
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To: Perdogg

does Christie get to appoint his replacement?


98 posted on 06/03/2013 7:24:20 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: clintonh8r
"You have dreamy eyes John or Jon, he-he, how would you like to be the new Senator".


99 posted on 06/03/2013 7:25:20 AM PDT by rollo tomasi (Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
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To: Perdogg

The Laut got out before his vote for Obamacare could take him out.


100 posted on 06/03/2013 7:25:29 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (What has the GOP done today to gain your support in 2014?)
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