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In Memoriam: Andrew Breitbart (1969-2012) ^ | 3/1/12 | Larry Solov

Posted on 03/01/2012 6:00:33 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie

Andrew passed away unexpectedly from natural causes shortly after midnight this morning in Los Angeles.

We have lost a husband, a father, a son, a brother, a dear friend, a patriot and a happy warrior.

Andrew lived boldly, so that we more timid souls would dare to live freely and fully, and fight for the fragile liberty he showed us how to love.

Andrew recently wrote a new conclusion to his book, Righteous Indignation:

I love my job. I love fighting for what I believe in. I love having fun while doing it. I love reporting stories that the Complex refuses to report. I love fighting back, I love finding allies, and—famously—I enjoy making enemies.

Three years ago, I was mostly a behind-the-scenes guy who linked to stuff on a very popular website. I always wondered what it would be like to enter the public realm to fight for what I believe in. I’ve lost friends, perhaps dozens. But I’ve gained hundreds, thousands—who knows?—of allies. At the end of the day, I can look at myself in the mirror, and I sleep very well at night.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Government
KEYWORDS: americans4prosperity; andrewbreitbart; bookreview; breitbart; hatingbreitbart; kochbrothers; obit; obituary; righteousindignation; rip; ripandrewbreitbart
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To: apillar

Just heard this, and the Obama college days videos was the first thing I thought of. OMG!

661 posted on 03/01/2012 11:19:34 AM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (..................)
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To: All

RIP Andrew. You`ll be greatly missed.

662 posted on 03/01/2012 11:19:38 AM PST by trappedincanuckistan (livefreeordietryin)
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To: DCBryan1
Key Witness in Presidential Passport Tampering Case Murdered in 2008, No Arrests
On April 8, 2008, Obama confessed to having taken a trip to Pakistan in 1981. Here is what Obama said - Jake Tapper was there:
"So when I speak about having lived in Indonesia for four years, having family that is impoverished in small villages in Africa --knowing the leaders is not important -- what I know is the people...I traveled to Pakistan when I was in college -- I knew what Sunni and Shia was [sic] before I joined the Senate Foreign Relations Committee."
... Much speculation has been made about what national passport Obama used when he traveled to Pakistan in 1981.
So Obama confessed to this trip two weeks after his passport was tampered with.

.... A key witness in a federal probe into passport information stolen from the State Department was fatally shot in front of a District church, the Metropolitan Police Department said yesterday. Lt. Quarles Harris Jr., 24, who had been cooperating with a federal investigators, was found late Thursday night slumped dead inside a car, in front of the Judah House Praise Baptist Church in Northeast, said Cmdr. Michael Anzallo, head of the department's Criminal Investigations Division.
Cmdr. Anzallo said a police officer was patrolling the neighborhood when gunshots were heard, then Lt. Harris was found dead inside the vehicle, which investigators would describe only as a blue car."

"Mysterious Dead Person Connected To 2008 Elections
The Washington Times reported April 5 that contractors for the State Department had improperly accessed passport information
for presidential candidates Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain, which resulted in a series of firings that reached into the agency's top ranks."

663 posted on 03/01/2012 11:22:03 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

I’ve been avoiding this thread all morning, because it’s one of the saddest, most tragic losses to the conservative movement that I can remember in a long time.

RIP Andrew Breitbart

664 posted on 03/01/2012 11:22:03 AM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: lonevoice

This is hitting me like when BKO died on 9-11.

666 posted on 03/01/2012 11:24:59 AM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (..................)
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To: TankerKC

Why don’t you tell me. You seem to know it all.

667 posted on 03/01/2012 11:26:06 AM PST by Terry Mross (Difference between a conservative / liberal-obvious. Difference between a rep and a dem? None)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

What terrible and stunning news.

Rest in peace, Mr. Breitbart.

668 posted on 03/01/2012 11:26:26 AM PST by KJC1
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To: reaganaut
Natural causes at 43?? Had he been ill?

He hosted the Dennis Miller show all last week, I listed to him, he sounded great, in perfect health ...
669 posted on 03/01/2012 11:28:04 AM PST by Scythian
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To: Darnright

Andrew was Jewish. If he was Orthodox, he would have been guarded from asap after his death by an Orthodox Jewish doctor and then the Jewish Burial Society, the Chevra Kadisha, would take over to ensure that his body was not mutilated in any way. If an autopsy is necessary, they would be right there to make sure that only the minimum damage was done to the body. If true, he is in the best hands possible and they will not rest until the exact cause of death is known.
I am in shock, but hope with all my heart that they are the ones in charge here so there can be no coverup. The Chevra Kadisha are very powerful, especially in CA, and like pit bulls when it comes to one of their own.
Having just been through a near death experience of my own, it has been a curiousity to me why some outspoken Conservatives have been experiencing these types of sudden death or near death situations. Others seem to have gone 180 degrees from their stated, long time principles until they are almost unrecognizable. Andy Breitbart has just been one of the most prominent. But there is Drudge and Coulter who seem to have forfeited ALL of their Conservative principles. Something is going on that is just not right.

670 posted on 03/01/2012 11:28:04 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: babyfreep

I follow Breitbart and I wondered why he retweeted the vile things the left posts to him. Recently he said it was to expose the lefts hypocrisy and intolerance.

One of the insults they commonly posted was he gay or something sexual insult involved with being gay.

I asked them are they homophobes? I would tweet, is being gay a bad thing to you? Didn’t make sense to me since many of them are gay. One had a avatar of his *ahem* A****le. That was what Breitbart was doing when he retweeted their tweets. They are vile hypocrites.

They are DailyKos, Media Matters, Acorn, Seiu, OFA, Shoq, many paid posters to attack any opposition to Obama. They come in teams when a event to expose Obama is released. Many new accounts. Our tax dollars are being used against us by Obama. We pay for many of these people.

671 posted on 03/01/2012 11:28:10 AM PST by OafOfOffice (W.C:Socialism:Philosophy of failure,creed of ignorance,gospel of envy,the equal sharing of misery)
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To: lonevoice

We lost one of our best conservative warriors. Prayers to the family.

672 posted on 03/01/2012 11:28:10 AM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I’m so shocked and saddened. He was too young.

673 posted on 03/01/2012 11:28:28 AM PST by lazypadawan
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To: All
There ..... it's a sign. Post #Photobucket
674 posted on 03/01/2012 11:31:28 AM PST by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (..................)
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To: Terry Mross

Don’t get mad, now. I pointed out an inconsistency in your posts. It’s not the end of the world.

675 posted on 03/01/2012 11:32:36 AM PST by TankerKC (Welcome to the age of "I Meant to Do That" Diplomacy)
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To: truthandlife

hard to believe with so many crazies and threats he’d be walking alone after midnight.

676 posted on 03/01/2012 11:34:36 AM PST by swheats (America, America God shed His grace on thee.)
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To: MestaMachine

There is an explanation. Soros desperately wants to keep the public from hearing it though. I’m hoping Breitbart’s death doesn’t scare away the people who need to tell us the truth.

I’m glad you survived your near-death-experience.

677 posted on 03/01/2012 11:35:15 AM PST by butterdezillion
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To: Mr.Unique

Just got the following BREAKING NEWS:

R. Doc Zortman Info just released: “Andrew was recently working with Sheriff Joe in Arizona on the Obama Eligibility issue. He worked with a team of investigators that would come into my coffee shop and meet with him to discuss how the investigation was going. Andrew was about to blow the lid off the whole story using of all things- the ink that was used from the certificate shown in is the Sheriff Joe’s day top release the investigation results and Andrew shows up dead 18 hrs before the news conference.So now we will see if the press conference will even go on with out Sheriff Joe’s top witness.... Well played Obama, well Played....”

679 posted on 03/01/2012 11:36:25 AM PST by RobinWWJD
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To: don-o

The post you are replying to was deleted. I just got out of a meeting. I don’t even remember what I posted in 630. :-\

You can remind me if you want.

680 posted on 03/01/2012 11:36:56 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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