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Helen Thomas, trailblazing reporter, dead at 92
Politico ^ | 7/20/2013

Posted on 07/20/2013 6:53:44 AM PDT by markomalley

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To: justiceseeker93; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Heinriich Himmler was similarly a trailblazer.

Thanks justiceseeker93.


151 posted on 07/20/2013 9:14:45 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: markomalley
It's not my habit to make jokes of the dead (I'm sure others will be happy to do so). May God have mercy on her soul.

Nor is it mine. That is why this "Lord have mercy" will be my only participation on this thread.

I expect many FReepers will bring shame (and condemnation) upon themselves. Seen it too many times.

152 posted on 07/20/2013 9:15:32 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: driftdiver
She was almost human once.


153 posted on 07/20/2013 9:25:51 AM PDT by BushCountry (We Wanted a President That Listens to All Americans - Now We Have One!)
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To: markomalley
In life she pissed me off.
I'm sure she's smiling right now knowing that :)

Rest well Helen Thomas
154 posted on 07/20/2013 9:25:58 AM PDT by novemberslady (Texas For President)
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To: markomalley

The sexiest beast in the whole world. RIP, Hot Stuff.


155 posted on 07/20/2013 9:26:38 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: hal ogen

http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Helen+Thomas&sa=X&biw=1294&bih=532&tbm=isch&tbnid=EvRcO4PWAOXM_M:&imgrefurl=http://www3.familyoldphotos.com/photo/pennsylvania/17983/helen-thomas-1933%3Fsize%3D_original&docid=B5QjoUAcPfhY0M&imgurl=http://www3.familyoldphotos.com/files/images/2010/010809/Helen%252520Thomas%2525201933.jpg&w=500&h=662&ei=9bnqUa-GOI_H4APO7oGICg&zoom=1&ved=1t:3588,r:3,s:0,i:99&iact=rc&page=1&tbnh=194&tbnw=189&start=0&ndsp=6&tx=115&ty=95


156 posted on 07/20/2013 9:26:58 AM PDT by sopwith (LIVE FREE OR DIE)
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To: markomalley

Good.


157 posted on 07/20/2013 9:39:37 AM PDT by Eaker (Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life. Robert A. Heinlein.)
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To: markomalley

Praising those who have done evil is a bad thing.

She was a “trailblazer” but where was that trail leading?

I’m sorry she died without apologizing for lying and misleading people publicly for decades.


158 posted on 07/20/2013 9:47:48 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: markomalley

Ther is something to the old saying “The good die young’”


159 posted on 07/20/2013 9:49:04 AM PDT by fantail 1952 (Common sense policy: Help your friends. Whip your enemies. Sort out the rest later.)
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To: markomalley

The world considers dropping the word ugly in front of Americans.


160 posted on 07/20/2013 9:53:46 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: driftdiver

What you said....


161 posted on 07/20/2013 9:54:45 AM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: john drake
Well, kind of sad. Most women in their younger years are normally, at least, attractive. This woman was a hag even 60 years ago. Too bad. RIP.

I thought the same thing.

She was only 37 in that pic. WOOF.

162 posted on 07/20/2013 9:58:29 AM PDT by SIDENET
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To: driftdiver

Don’t waste your time concerned about her soul. She sold it many years ago, most likely in 1992. Her body just took this long to catch up with it.


163 posted on 07/20/2013 9:59:24 AM PDT by Bob
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To: catfish1957

Like I said, way to keep it classy. Grave dancing is such an appealing trait.


164 posted on 07/20/2013 10:06:04 AM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: bigdaddy45

I have sadness when the evil die - I have no compassion for those who do not deserve it


165 posted on 07/20/2013 10:07:35 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Mark17

Really? You still use the U.S. Postal system to mail things? You may be the last one.


166 posted on 07/20/2013 10:08:46 AM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: GeronL

I dont have ... lol lol


167 posted on 07/20/2013 10:10:40 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: DoughtyOne

You really are a charitable soul. : )


168 posted on 07/20/2013 10:35:04 AM PDT by BykrBayb (Somewhere, my flower is there. ~ Þ)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Helen of Thomas: “The Face That Launched A Thousand Quips.”

Commended to the Lord’s Mercy...


169 posted on 07/20/2013 10:38:22 AM PDT by mikrofon ("She's Never Looked Better...")
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To: Governor William J. LePetomane

That picture was perfect for stating my feelings when Kennedy died, too.


170 posted on 07/20/2013 10:48:11 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

LOL. I think I love you!


171 posted on 07/20/2013 10:49:27 AM PDT by submarinerswife (Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, while expecting different results~Einstein)
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To: bigdaddy45
Really? You still use the U.S. Postal system to mail things? You may be the last one.

I send stuff to the Philippines. Other than that, I receive mail, and I hope I don't have to look at her ugliness on a stamp.

172 posted on 07/20/2013 11:11:59 AM PDT by Mark17 (This creepy a$$ cracker is leaving for the Philippines)
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To: BykrBayb

LOL

I’m turning into a softie...


173 posted on 07/20/2013 12:04:21 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Zimmerman breaks Martin's nose/pounds his head on concrete? Does Martin's backers support Zimmerman?)
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To: bigdaddy45
Like I said, way to keep it classy. Grave dancing is such an appealing trait.

So is being a "concern troll". ..or....is this lady is your hero huh?

I can't help if you were sleeping during all the years HT showed absolute disrespect to every single republican president. She is just as much the enemy as Obama, Reid, or Pelosi.

i.e. ....... Take your self-rightous comments elsewhere.

174 posted on 07/20/2013 12:08:25 PM PDT by catfish1957 (Face it!!!! The government in DC is full of treasonous bastards)
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To: markomalley

Well. Ding dong.


175 posted on 07/20/2013 12:30:52 PM PDT by xjcsa (Ridiculing the ridiculous since the day I was born.)
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To: markomalley
My momma told me if you can't say something nice about someone it is best to keep quiet.

So I will remain silent about my thoughts about her personally and say that I feel for those who loved her and who are sad at her passing.

176 posted on 07/20/2013 12:38:03 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Revenge is a dish best served with pinto beans and muffins)
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To: markomalley; Admin Moderator; Lead Moderator; Sidebar Moderator

May she RIP. I think this should be placed in breaking news.


177 posted on 07/20/2013 12:39:33 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

I agree, breaking news. Helen, like her or not, is an ‘important’ part of FR history.


178 posted on 07/20/2013 12:41:30 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic
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To: LuvFreeRepublic
I agree, breaking news. Helen, like her or not, is an ‘important’ part of FR history.

BINGO! At the very least, the moderators should realize that. Unless they're all rookies now.

179 posted on 07/20/2013 12:43:12 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: seanmerc

You see this?


180 posted on 07/20/2013 12:50:02 PM PDT by DirtyHarryY2K (The Tree of Liberty is long overdue for its natural manure)
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To: swamprebel
Before she became so radical, I really liked the way she held politicians accountable.

It seems to me that many elderly people become bitter in their later years. I don't know why.

The time in her career that you speak of includes Tip O'Neill, Pat Moynahan, George Mitchell, Bob Dole, Robert Byrd, Trent Lott, Alan Simpson, Alan Cranston, Ted Kennedy, Jim Wright, Tom Foley, Bob Michel.

Those people didn't fight the way that Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi are fighting today.

-PJ

181 posted on 07/20/2013 12:51:07 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: BushCountry

This is not our Helen Thomas.


182 posted on 07/20/2013 12:56:29 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Spunky

This is not Helen of the press corps.


183 posted on 07/20/2013 12:58:35 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: COBOL2Java

Not Helen.


184 posted on 07/20/2013 1:01:30 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Meanwhile, Jay Carney is kicking his heels and pounding
the floor with his fists crying....

“I want THOSE Ruby KneePads, They’re MINE, MINE I
tell you!!!”


185 posted on 07/20/2013 1:06:27 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: submarinerswife

Not, me, fine lady, but Christopher Marlowe, late of London.


186 posted on 07/20/2013 1:43:56 PM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: markomalley

Helen Thomas, trailblazing reporter, dead at 92....however, she will still get the first question at all Obama press conferences.


187 posted on 07/20/2013 2:39:46 PM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
Not Helen.

Then who is it?

188 posted on 07/20/2013 2:42:15 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: COBOL2Java

She’s a woman from PA. Even when I first saw this pix I thought it doesn’t look like her, and the period is wrong. This pix is classic ‘30s at worst, and no way the ugly journalist was old enough for such a pix, jokes aside.

It’s on a genealogy website of family pix.


189 posted on 07/20/2013 3:01:50 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: Liberty Valance

I forgot who said that LOL!

One of old school Freeper LOL!


190 posted on 07/20/2013 3:44:30 PM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
"...Godless Liberals, when facing their Maker, must have a huge shock when they’re atoning for the sins they committed against their fellow man and their country, ya think?..."

Her biggest surprise had to be: "Wow - You DO Exist!" .................................. FRegards

191 posted on 07/20/2013 4:49:33 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: markomalley; a fool in paradise

She’s with her heroes, the Dead Kennedys!


192 posted on 07/20/2013 4:50:59 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: gonzo

I’d think more like “Yep! I hated You alright and I now hate You forever, I’ll even go to hell rather than stop condemning Your name!” Hell is a home of very bizarre things.


193 posted on 07/20/2013 4:53:18 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: gonzo

Woops, not that one. Well if that one is alive then she still has time to change her mind, or to let God into it to change it for her.


194 posted on 07/20/2013 4:55:17 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Whatever promise that God has made, in Jesus it is yes. See my page.)
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To: markomalley

Someone get a wooden stake. You can’t be too careful.


195 posted on 07/20/2013 4:56:28 PM PDT by Flatus I. Maximus (Fight Third-World Despotism. Overthrow Obama.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
"This is not Helen of the press corps."

According to this it is. Helen Thomas old photos

196 posted on 07/20/2013 5:07:06 PM PDT by Spunky
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To: Feckless

Agree !

All I can say, good riddance ! I fully support Israel and strongly oppose those who support socialism/communism and who want to destroy Israel.

> I don’t cry for Commies and Israel hating scum. Good riddance to bad rubbish.


197 posted on 07/20/2013 5:43:05 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: markomalley

Wasn’t it Nixon who made her into a household fixture, but he was the one she hated the most.


198 posted on 07/20/2013 6:18:08 PM PDT by Theodore R. ("Hey, except for six women in Sanford, FL, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: catfish1957

Quite the opposite. I’ve just always seen grave dancing as a Democrat trait. I always thought Republicans had more class. And quite frankly, exulting in the death of a bitter old woman who’s influence was minimal (at best) seems a bit silly to me. Your stated glee in her passing gives her more worth than her life justifies.

The only reason Helen Thomas was newsworthy was because she was a female, and hung around forever. Her journalistic influence was a blip.


199 posted on 07/20/2013 6:24:32 PM PDT by bigdaddy45
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To: Spunky

The very first occurrence of that photo is the source you need to READ.

http://www3.familyoldphotos.com/photo/pennsylvania/17983/helen-thomas-1933?size=_original

I already posted why it didn’t make sense. As if there aren’t plenty of “Helen Thomas” women around.

Let’s please stop spreading falsehoods. I saw a liberal blog used this photo in their headlining her death today. It gives wrong impressions and is really some other people’s Pennsylvania grandma.


200 posted on 07/20/2013 6:44:34 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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