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Ted Kennedy Dies of Brain Cancer at Age 77
ABC ^ | 2009-08-26

Posted on 08/25/2009 10:22:54 PM PDT by rabscuttle385

Sen. Edward Moore Kennedy, the youngest Kennedy brother who was left to head the family's political dynasty after his brothers President John F. Kennedy and Sen. Robert F. Kennedy were assassinated, has died at age 77.

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KEYWORDS: 111th; camelot; cancer; catholic; democrats; duplicate; kennedy; kopechne; liberals; maryjokopechne; obituary; senate; swimmer; swimmerbuysit; tedkennedy; ussenate
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To: MissesBush
The shameless Obama and his minions in the Rat party using Teddy’s death to tell us we now have an obligation to pass government healthcare to “honor Teddy’s legacy.”

I suppose there will be some of this, but it won't carry much weight. The dead belong to the past.

101 posted on 08/25/2009 10:49:42 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
The end of Camelot.

Not with a bang but a whimper.

102 posted on 08/25/2009 10:50:26 PM PDT by Balata (Obama's actions clearly show a "CONSCIOUSNESS OF GUILT"!)
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To: rabscuttle385

With 0bama’s vacation we were finally spared seeing his mug on TV 24/7, now with Teddy’s passing.........


103 posted on 08/25/2009 10:51:40 PM PDT by TommyTrojan
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To: Lancey Howard

Speaking of JFK Jr. don’t you wonder why the swimmer supported BO over PIAPS...


104 posted on 08/25/2009 10:52:46 PM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: RAO1125

His final words were to break his own law to maintain 60 votes in the sinate for communist healthcare that would deny us the care he got. Perhaps he can apologize to the 50 million dead babies and one pregnant secretary.

Pray for America and Our Troops


105 posted on 08/25/2009 10:53:01 PM PDT by bray (He's a Divider not a Uniter)
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To: Just mythoughts

“I can’t wait to see the big religious ceremonies thrown in this guy’s supposed honor.”

For me....thats the phoniest part of the Kennedy legacy....some Catholic Church will will praise him...even tho they stood for everything the Church is against!


106 posted on 08/25/2009 10:53:35 PM PDT by justkillingtime
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To: rabscuttle385

Condolences to his family, and double to that of Mary Jo Kopechne.


107 posted on 08/25/2009 10:53:51 PM PDT by Terpfen (FR is being Alinskied. Remember, you only take flak when you're over the target.)
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To: pgkdan
RIH

Was that rest in h*ll?? LOL
108 posted on 08/25/2009 10:54:26 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: rabscuttle385
America's future brightened a little today.

Hey horse face ! Don't look so glum, you're the senior senator from the idiot state now.

Nam Vet

109 posted on 08/25/2009 10:54:32 PM PDT by Nam Vet (Obozo (the health expert) thinks innuendo is an Italian suppository.)
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To: Blue Jays
Democrats reportedly crying in response to news of liberal legislator's death.


110 posted on 08/25/2009 10:55:31 PM PDT by Blue Jays (Rock Hard, Ride Free)
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To: Outlaw Woman
So how do people become so corrupt that they will give up their souls?

Above my pay grade...

111 posted on 08/25/2009 10:55:32 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 216 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Good riddance!


112 posted on 08/25/2009 10:56:04 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Justaham

That was it.


113 posted on 08/25/2009 10:56:13 PM PDT by pgkdan ( I miss Ronald Reagan!)
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To: Lancey Howard
I don't know much about Eunice but I do know enough about JFK and RFK to know I didn't like them. They were fairly liberal for their time but not as much by today's standards granted. JFK was a lot like Toon in so many ways...punani, gangsterism in elections, populism, inept foreign adventures, daddy issues etc

RFK was the darling of the Left after Eugene imploded...the freedom rider cum anti-war gang loved RFK....


114 posted on 08/25/2009 10:56:21 PM PDT by wardaddy (Ya'll don't get too cocky about Bro's malaise...Toon came back too)
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To: rabscuttle385

Well well...as much as he fought to live...he lived only 16 months after diagnosis...


115 posted on 08/25/2009 10:56:29 PM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: jongaltsr

Hells population just went up.

Sorry I’m just being real honest. I firmly believe he was one of the most crooked evil politicians on the face of this earth.

Nancy he’s waiting for you!!!


116 posted on 08/25/2009 10:57:14 PM PDT by cosmic_me (Stop picking your nose. People are watching.)
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To: Lexinom

Just keeping it real....

Jesus Christ paid the debt for all of us..

GOD Bless...


117 posted on 08/25/2009 10:57:21 PM PDT by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: Blue Jays
Rock Hard, Ride Free

Is that a Judas Priest reference or just a biker thing?
118 posted on 08/25/2009 10:58:18 PM PDT by Rastus
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To: rabscuttle385

As best I can, I follow the prayer threads on FR where there are people whose daily suffering, and whose losses, are meaningful to me. None will ever make headlines or the evening news. It is those for whom I pray.

I am neither charitable nor Christian enough to worry much about Ted Kennedy. He was blessed with looks, charm, and wealth. More important, he was born into a country and a faith that had strong meaning. He chose to spend his career opposing and destroying the foundations of both.


119 posted on 08/25/2009 10:58:19 PM PDT by EDINVA (A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul -- G. B. Shaw)
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To: rabscuttle385

Should have been in prison, not the senate!


120 posted on 08/25/2009 10:58:31 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: Blue Jays
wasn't his old playboy pal Chris Dodd? I thought they were drinking buddies..maybe he will deliver the homily or eulogy at the big ceremony in...where DC in some huge cathedral?
121 posted on 08/25/2009 10:58:50 PM PDT by celtic gal (My Mob name is" Molly Maguire" per Hannity...we all need mob names !)
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To: rabscuttle385

I won’t pretend to feel any sorrow whatsoever at the long-overdue passing of this evil, evil man.


122 posted on 08/25/2009 10:59:04 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: rabscuttle385

123 posted on 08/25/2009 10:59:26 PM PDT by Chet 99
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To: rabscuttle385
Too long. Much longer than Mary Jo. Now we’ll be ‘Educated’ all over again about the fiction of ‘Camelot’ and how upstanding and selfless ALL Kennedy’s have been.

Rubbish.

124 posted on 08/25/2009 10:59:30 PM PDT by TCats
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To: cosmic_me

Kennedy smears Judge Alito...Mrs. Alito in tears:

“In suggesting that Samuel Alito had belonged to a racist conservative group, Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy relied heavily on an essay published by the organization that sounded like a bigoted rant. The essay, titled ‘In Defense of Elitism.....But the magazine’s editor at the time says the article was pure satire, a send-up of what liberals think conservatives think. He added quote, ‘I think left-wing groups have been feeding Senator Kennedy snippets and he has been mindlessly reciting them,”


125 posted on 08/25/2009 10:59:33 PM PDT by roses of sharon (It is not actual suffering but a taste of better things which excites people to revolt: Hoffer)
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To: rabscuttle385

I thought he died some time ago.

Excuse me if I don’t mourn his passing.


126 posted on 08/25/2009 10:59:39 PM PDT by DakotaRed (What happened to the country I fought for?)
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To: jongaltsr

That makes two of us . Good riddance .


127 posted on 08/25/2009 11:00:00 PM PDT by sushiman
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To: pgkdan

I wanted so much to say may he rest in peace, but it is sooo hard to lie.


128 posted on 08/25/2009 11:00:29 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: jongaltsr

I hear he is swimming in the river Styx as we speak.


129 posted on 08/25/2009 11:00:48 PM PDT by TypeZoNegative (Pro life & Vegan because I respect all life, Republican because our enemies don't respect ours.)
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To: EDINVA

Good point. There is no shortage of people including sweet, innocent children who died today of cancer. Ted Kennedy is not greater than any of them.


130 posted on 08/25/2009 11:00:57 PM PDT by behzinlea
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To: rabscuttle385

So what happens now with that senate seat? How about Romney running for it?


131 posted on 08/25/2009 11:01:25 PM PDT by Perchant
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To: rabscuttle385

Teddy will receive a burial at sea in an upside down Oldsmobile 88.


132 posted on 08/25/2009 11:01:40 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: tcrlaf

Guess its time for us to pass nationalized healthcare in his “honor.” FART!


133 posted on 08/25/2009 11:02:16 PM PDT by Mister Muggles
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To: rabscuttle385

Let us all remember Mary Jo Kopekne who died July 18, 1969.


134 posted on 08/25/2009 11:03:13 PM PDT by Phree Non-Phixion (Humor in Perilous Times)
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To: rabscuttle385

Prayers for his soul, and for his family.


135 posted on 08/25/2009 11:03:20 PM PDT by Purrcival (Proud to share my birthday with President Reagan)
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To: Lancey Howard

Goodness only knows what horrors he has done before death, that’s coming ...


136 posted on 08/25/2009 11:03:25 PM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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To: behzinlea

Just on the local news tonight, “Kennedy died after decades of public service!” bwahahahah...


137 posted on 08/25/2009 11:03:25 PM PDT by Justaham
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To: Chet 99

You just need to remember friend...

Romans 10:9

That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Nothing wrong with judging the SIN, need to be careful how we judge sinners...


138 posted on 08/25/2009 11:03:40 PM PDT by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Let us all remember Mary Jo Kopekne who died July 18, 1969.


139 posted on 08/25/2009 11:03:43 PM PDT by Phree Non-Phixion (Humor in Perilous Times)
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To: rabscuttle385

He systematically swindled every taxpayer in the United States through several glorious decades as a public figure, and he borroughed himself so deeply within the power structure that nary a man or woman alive dare bring him before a court. He altered the future of the North American continent to a degree that will never be measurable as there won’t be budgets to maintain records of the decline, and never will there be a historian of note remembered through the ages that will catalogue the ills this titan has brought down upon the flock who followed his lineage’s call to sacrifice. Never has one American asked for so much, with so little compunction, and without a conscious objection to the future systematic failures built into the myriad Ponzi schemes he championed.

He was an inspiration to millions who saw in him the path to a brighter future, a beacon to reach the promised land and arrive at the American dream. He was the best Ponzi salesman in history.


140 posted on 08/25/2009 11:04:33 PM PDT by JerseyHighlander
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To: Phree Non-Phixion

“Let us all remember Mary Jo Kopekne who died July 18, 1969.”

Fox just briefly covered it. They’re not giving him a very flattering review....drinking, etc.


141 posted on 08/25/2009 11:05:04 PM PDT by Kimberly GG (Sarah Palin supports a "path to citizenship" = AMNESTY for illegal aliens. .... DEMINT '12)
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To: rabscuttle385

Demonkats only quit breathing ... they don’t quit voting.

Masshole will pass a law that the dead dewd can still vote “aye” on DeathCare.


142 posted on 08/25/2009 11:05:52 PM PDT by webschooner (First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win -- Mahatma Gandhi)
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To: rabscuttle385

Mexico just lost a great statesman.


143 posted on 08/25/2009 11:06:15 PM PDT by ruination
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To: FormerACLUmember
Kennedy smears President Bush and our troops on the US Senate floor:

He described the Iraq war as a fraud “made up in Texas” as part of political strategy — accused the President of the US of "telling lie, after lie, after lie", in order to go to war in Iraq.

144 posted on 08/25/2009 11:06:27 PM PDT by roses of sharon (It is not actual suffering but a taste of better things which excites people to revolt: Hoffer)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe

Amen. The recent generation of Kennedys lacked his political skills, thank God. We have heard the last of them, I hope.


145 posted on 08/25/2009 11:06:45 PM PDT by RobbyS (ECCE HOMO!)
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To: Lancey Howard
I have nothing positive for any Kennedy I can think of... Eunice was alright. Joe, Jr. died on a WWII combat mission. John's term as President was too short to really know what he would have done (although I suspect he wouldn't recognize today's Democrat/communist party). Same with Robert, although he was certainly on board the anti-war movement with Walter Cronkite and the college kids. I always suspected that John, Jr. was a conservative. Other than them, I could spit on the rest, or pee on their graves, whatever....

AGREE with you 100%!

146 posted on 08/25/2009 11:07:17 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: READINABLUESTATE

“The swimmer has swum”

...across the river Styx.

Sorry, but I have no sympathy for this tyrannical, treasonous, murdering slob.


147 posted on 08/25/2009 11:07:28 PM PDT by Levante
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To: rjones42

I will say nothing as well.....nothing at all.....


148 posted on 08/25/2009 11:07:41 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Phree Non-Phixion
Let us all remember Mary Jo Kopekne who died July 18, 1969.

Amen.

149 posted on 08/25/2009 11:08:10 PM PDT by NYRepublican72
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To: NoRedTape

Fox is running on the Ticker the info about Mary Jo....while showing pictures of Kennedy. At least they are running the ticker. I doubt we’ll see that info anywhere else.


150 posted on 08/25/2009 11:08:45 PM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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