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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: Perchant

as if I don’t have enough to do ... now I’ve got to drive to Springfield regularly to participate in this historic election that brings a Republican to the U.S. Senate.


151 posted on 08/25/2009 11:09:41 PM PDT by campaignPete R-CT
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To: justkillingtime
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!

The roof should fall in on any Cath. church who holds a ceremony for this murderer!

152 posted on 08/25/2009 11:10:16 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: rabscuttle385

I didn’t like him or his politics but don’t wish ill on his soul.


153 posted on 08/25/2009 11:10:31 PM PDT by Papaco4011 (You just lost the game!!!!!)
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
I hope he is brought to justice for what appears a tyrannical and wicked life. If I'm wrong, I hope I'm forgiven.
So you think he should go to hell but if he goes to heaven instead you hope god will forgive you because you disagree with his judgement.
Correct?
154 posted on 08/25/2009 11:10:31 PM PDT by Lord Humungous
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To: rjones42

Ditto


155 posted on 08/25/2009 11:10:32 PM PDT by factmart
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To: oblomov

Mary Jo I hope you are pulling the refuse button in heaven and sending his sorry ass to Hell!


156 posted on 08/25/2009 11:11:10 PM PDT by crazydad (=============)
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To: dr_lew
I suppose there will be some of this, but it won't carry much weight. The dead belong to the past.

You're right. It will be a lot of noise from the Democrats and their organ grinder monkeys in the media--but it won't change the mind of a single voter now opposed to govt. deathcare. My biggest fear however is that it will move a few imbeciles in Congress like Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins as well as enough Blue Dogs in the House to allow Dems to pass a public option. So be it. 2010 will be a Republican tidal wave if they do.

157 posted on 08/25/2009 11:11:10 PM PDT by MissesBush
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To: Papaco4011

The damage he did to people’s lives will live on for a century..


158 posted on 08/25/2009 11:11:53 PM PDT by Freddd (Government run health care=paying more and being denied what we already have.)
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To: shield
Well well...as much as he fought to live...he lived only 16 months after diagnosis...

Under the HC bill they are pushing, he would not have been treated at all during those months! (except senators don't want the HC we will be subjected to)!!!!

159 posted on 08/25/2009 11:12:15 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Good riddance. May he rot in hell, especially regards what he did to Mary Jo.


160 posted on 08/25/2009 11:13:02 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: roses of sharon
“On March 19, 2004, President Bush asked: ‘Who would prefer that Saddam’s torture chambers still be open?’ Shamefully, we now learn that Saddam’s torture chambers reopened under new management — U.S. management.”

A speech on the Senate floor, May 10, 2004

This is exactly the behavior you get with rich, lazy, not very smart, lazy, rich, lazy incumbents. They have a self-perpetuating staff of out-of-control, radical, smart, but resentful people who write this extreme, vicious, and baseless crap for him to read on the Senate floor. Same with the Robert Bork stuff. Same with the Clarence Thomas stuff. The idiot barely knows what he is reading but he is practiced to read it with feeling, no matter how untrue and damaging. And he knows that it is a lie but his specialty is promoting lies with feeling.

Durbin is another one like that. Chucky is worse, it seems he actually believes it. Dingy Harry is another one who is staff-fed and when he pops out of the groove he sounds like an idiot ("Coal is killing us!") because he has no core beliefs other than basic survival and smearing the other guy no matter what. Irresponsible scum.

Now let's see what degenerate the good people/"governor" of Massachusetts come up with to serve out his term. God help us.

161 posted on 08/25/2009 11:13:57 PM PDT by SFConservative
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To: Lord Humungous

If Ted Kennedy asked Jesus Christ for forgiveness for every sin he commited he will be forgiven and all of his sins will be wiped away never to be held agaisnt him again..

That is the GRACE GOD grants to all of us as believers in the LAMB of GOD...

GOD commands us to forgive, and if we don’t he cannot forgive us...That is the Word of the LORD.


162 posted on 08/25/2009 11:14:03 PM PDT by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Welcome Home.

163 posted on 08/25/2009 11:14:35 PM PDT by Chet 99
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To: TaraP
What does scripture say about praising men who behave wickedly?

I don't judge Ted Kennedy. I don't have that authority. But I certainly don't praise him either. That would not be right.

164 posted on 08/25/2009 11:14:42 PM PDT by behzinlea
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To: roses of sharon

An evil, evil man will be grandiosely glorified by a corrupt, deceitful sad excuse for a mass media.


165 posted on 08/25/2009 11:15:22 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: Nam Vet
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

STOP IT! ROFLMAO.....LOL!!!!!!!!!!!

166 posted on 08/25/2009 11:15:24 PM PDT by notaliberal (Right-wing extremist)
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To: justkillingtime
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!

Spreading, planting, and legislating socialism and its many cousins IS not Godly. This nation is teetering in the bloody waters of these leftist destroyers. Teddy's future is between him and the Heavenly Father, but the rest of US still walking on God's green earth have to live in the mess this man planted. BAMA... And we learned last week who is Bama's spiritual guide Cain.

167 posted on 08/25/2009 11:15:36 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: TaraP

Jesus may forgive that fat bloated murderer, but I sure as hell don’t.


168 posted on 08/25/2009 11:15:43 PM PDT by Chet 99
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To: rabscuttle385
“Ted Kennedy, over the decades

The Kennedys: Portrait of an American dynasty

Kennedy: Legendary orator, link to history

Kennedy tumor aggressive, deadly

Remembering Ted Kennedy

NBC’s Brian Williams looks back at the life of U.S. Sen. Edward “Ted” Kennedy.”

Just a few of th inundation we are all hoing to experience over the next week - And the coverage of his Funeral, Uuuugh!!!!

Looks like a good time to re-read “Atlas Shrugged” and a few other lengthy Books. TV and Radio are likely confiscated. And it had just started to free up a little from M Jackson.

169 posted on 08/25/2009 11:16:05 PM PDT by TCats
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To: BILL_C

Placemark


170 posted on 08/25/2009 11:16:29 PM PDT by 2111USMC
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To: rabscuttle385

I feel the same remorse that the libs felt for Reagan and Tony Snow. Well, wait a minute, they celebrated and were gleeful. I just feel nothing but good riddance Ted. I doubt he will be with Mary Jo, she is in another place.


171 posted on 08/25/2009 11:17:01 PM PDT by mojitojoe (Socialism is just the last “feel good” step on the path to Communism and its slavery. Lenin)
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To: Lancey Howard

There goes the filibuster-proof majority for the Dems for 5 months until they have the special election. Guess Ted got what he tried so hard to put into place all those years ago....and wishes now that he didn’t.


172 posted on 08/25/2009 11:17:19 PM PDT by Oscar the Grouch
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To: rabscuttle385

In honor of ths momentous occasion, I changed my tagline. Not very PC, I am afraid. But, it is my birthday so I am taking some liberties! Goodness knows, Mr Kennedy took his fair share.
May Mary Jo’s family feel peace today.


173 posted on 08/25/2009 11:17:22 PM PDT by ozaukeemom (Obama lied, Kennedy died.)
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To: TaraP

Ted Kennedy did me no personal wrong. Therefore I have no duty to forgive him. His political sins I am free to condemn with all my might. There is no forgiveness due on that score.


174 posted on 08/25/2009 11:17:26 PM PDT by behzinlea
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To: Chet 99

I understand, but I as a Christian must....


175 posted on 08/25/2009 11:17:44 PM PDT by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: MaxMax

Beat me to it, damn you!


176 posted on 08/25/2009 11:18:26 PM PDT by Nucluside (cleaning guns.)
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To: blondee123

He would have been dead in 3-6 months without care. Yes, I understand what this DeathCare is all about.


177 posted on 08/25/2009 11:18:48 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: rabscuttle385

Good riddance to a man who never met an anti-American idea he didn’t embrace. I’d happily urinate on his grave...but I hate the thought of having to stand in a long line.


178 posted on 08/25/2009 11:18:51 PM PDT by TrueKnightGalahad (When you're racing...it's life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting.)
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To: tcrlaf

You move, I second.


179 posted on 08/25/2009 11:18:52 PM PDT by Category Four (Joy, Fun, the Joke Proper, and Flippancy ... Flippancy is the best of all.)
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To: Freddd
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.

Not as many people as you think will be watching swimmer if Drudge's poll is correct!

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180 posted on 08/25/2009 11:18:59 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: rabscuttle385

May there be justice for Mary Jo Kopechne at last.


181 posted on 08/25/2009 11:19:24 PM PDT by lazypadawan
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To: The Magical Mischief Tour

Piece of s—t has gone.


182 posted on 08/25/2009 11:19:55 PM PDT by Nucluside (cleaning guns.)
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To: behzinlea

I am just speaking of comdenation of his *soul*

His politics were the worst..I agree.


183 posted on 08/25/2009 11:20:32 PM PDT by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: blondee123

Every canned obit I’ve seen tonight across the board has included Chappaquiddick.


184 posted on 08/25/2009 11:20:50 PM PDT by John W
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To: ozaukeemom

Like your tagline and hey, it’s your birthday, you can do whatever you want to today!!! CELEBRATE!!!


185 posted on 08/25/2009 11:21:43 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: Mojave
OK RIP, thou shalt not speak ill of the dead but....

Can someone please tell me how a person in his condition who just died could speak out a few days ago on his replacement. ie being picked by the governor, when Mass. voted on a special election a few years ago? I can tell you first hand a brain cancer patient in the last week has hardly any speech or membery that could convey such actions!!!!

186 posted on 08/25/2009 11:21:52 PM PDT by Repub4bush (GopBriefingRoom.com)
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To: rabscuttle385

His Judgment is in the Lord’s hands. Prayers he repented of his sins.


187 posted on 08/25/2009 11:22:18 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: behzinlea
Yes. My sentiments as well.
188 posted on 08/25/2009 11:22:19 PM PDT by Semper Mark (ObamaCare was exemplified in the last days of the life of his white grandmother.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Darn, I wanted the Swimmer to live see Obama’s socialist health care plan bite the dust, and then GOP take back both houses of congress in ‘10. Ah well.


189 posted on 08/25/2009 11:22:32 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: tcrlaf
I can already see the Wellstoning of his funeral.... GET READY FOR IT, FOLKS... And anyone who tries to say ANYTHING against it will be immediately called “Hateful”. I can see this trainwreck coming already.

The Wellstone spectacle backfired on the dems, didn't it? A similar appalling display may do the same.

Regardless of what they say, they cannot be allowed to ruin the health care of every American simply to honor one person.
190 posted on 08/25/2009 11:22:42 PM PDT by LostInBayport (Shiny, pre-printed, mass-produced signs in the Obama font at town halls do not scream 'grass roots')
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To: John W
Every canned obit I’ve seen tonight across the board has included Chappaquiddick.

Hard to believe, you mean other than Fox?

191 posted on 08/25/2009 11:23:06 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: behzinlea

praising men who behave wickedly? It does not say to Condone their behaviour. It says to forgive them....

Remember Jesus did not come for the Holy and Just, he came for the worst of the worst..Sinners...


192 posted on 08/25/2009 11:24:15 PM PDT by TaraP (*Religion* is Man trying to reach GOD.Christ is GOD reaching out to Man.)
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To: blondee123

Yes. You really can’t do a bio of him without it.


193 posted on 08/25/2009 11:24:21 PM PDT by John W
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To: rabscuttle385

My Mom lives on Cape Cod so I get to the Vineyard just about every year. I had to search for a Chappaquiddick T-Shirt for one visit with no success. Then I found a store in Edgartown the next that had some. Guess what I’m wearing tomorrow.


194 posted on 08/25/2009 11:25:46 PM PDT by byteback
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To: John W
Yes. You really can’t do a bio of him without it.

I'm sure MSN could, especially Chrissy (tingle down his leg) Matthews could, he is master of covering up the truth!

195 posted on 08/25/2009 11:25:55 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: ozaukeemom

Happy Birthday!!

A year ago I got close to a similar Bday gift. Rosie O messed up walked off of Television for good. Was the best birthday gift I’d gotten in years and emailed and thanked her LOL


196 posted on 08/25/2009 11:26:51 PM PDT by cosmic_me (Stop picking your nose. People are watching.)
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To: blondee123

Now, the fawning live commentary isn’t including that topic.


197 posted on 08/25/2009 11:26:53 PM PDT by John W
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To: rabscuttle385

I just cried two tears in a bucket...


198 posted on 08/25/2009 11:27:48 PM PDT by Def Conservative (Obama is a joke.)
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To: rabscuttle385
Well, this certainly will crimp Obama’s vacation. How inconvenient!
199 posted on 08/25/2009 11:28:05 PM PDT by TCats
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To: John W

Figures, they will not mention it again, he will be up for sainthood by the weekend!


200 posted on 08/25/2009 11:28:18 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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