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In Memoriam: Andrew Breitbart (1969-2012)
Breibart.com ^ | 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.

(Excerpt) Read more at bighollywood.breitbart.com ...


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

$100 says this is another interweb hoax


51 posted on 03/01/2012 6:12:23 AM PST by tomkat (FUbo)
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To: rman04554

I am almost thinking the same. If he is dead this is horribly suspicious and not unexpected from O. Especially after him claiming to have tapes of O.


52 posted on 03/01/2012 6:12:28 AM PST by Wright Wing
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To: Blado
Very suspicious. I think his site has been hacked.

That would be nice.

53 posted on 03/01/2012 6:12:50 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: seekthetruth; Matchett-PI; Syncro

I’m hoping this is not so.
Truly a sad day if true.


54 posted on 03/01/2012 6:12:51 AM PST by mcmuffin ("Wanting your country back is not the same thing as working to take it back.")
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To: Jonty30
Any chance of him being taken out by unnatural causes?

I would say yes, since he recently announced he had some college-era videos of Obama.

55 posted on 03/01/2012 6:13:01 AM PST by ScottinVA (GOP, meet Courage... Courage, meet GOP.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Andrew was one of the greatest Americans alive. He was a hero of mine and deserved to be a hero to all people who wanted to look behind the curtain and restore America to a close connection with its historical ideals.

There was nobody — nobody — more passionate in his love of America and the truth as was Andrew Breitbart.

May his memory be for a blessing.


56 posted on 03/01/2012 6:13:14 AM PST by Piranha (If you seek perfection you will end up with Democrats.)
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To: brent13a

—If you click on http://bighollywood.breitbart.com it’s on the main page.
So it’s real.—

Or the site’s been hacked, or something else.

Time will tell, and it won’t take much.


57 posted on 03/01/2012 6:13:14 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

We have lost a brave and brilliant warrior for freedom, Andrew cannot be replaced.


58 posted on 03/01/2012 6:13:36 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Excellence

Huge loss for conservatism at a time when we can’t afford any losses.

Prayers out to his family and loved ones, as well as his staff.


59 posted on 03/01/2012 6:13:43 AM PST by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

just checked his twitter and he tweeted 6 hours ago.

wiki already shows his death date as today.

I so hope this is NOT true.


60 posted on 03/01/2012 6:13:50 AM PST by Qwackertoo (Gingrich/West 2012)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Nothing on FNC. Sad if true but I’m skeptical...it would be plastered everywhere by now.


61 posted on 03/01/2012 6:14:02 AM PST by CAluvdubya
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To: tomkat

So soon after Bon Jovi died......


62 posted on 03/01/2012 6:14:08 AM PST by circlecity
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

OMG. Far too young. We’ve lost a great champion of freedom. RIP.


63 posted on 03/01/2012 6:14:22 AM PST by steelyourfaith (Expel the Occupy White House squatters !!!)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

What sad, sad news. Prayers for Andrew and his family. Andrew was a FReeper from way back.


64 posted on 03/01/2012 6:14:26 AM PST by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: cuban leaf

>> The term is not used any more as a cause of death.

Not officially (as on a death certificate), but in the early going after a death it is a useful way of distinguishing between e.g. homicide, suicide, accident, or “natural causes” (e.g. massive stroke).

If true, keep in mind that Mr. Breitbart’s friends and family have a LOT to do besides apprising his conservative fans of every last detail of what happened to him. I’m sure the details of his death will come out in due time.

RIP, Andrew Breitbart.


65 posted on 03/01/2012 6:15:46 AM PST by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: Rummyfan
If this is true it is very disturbing.

Possible explanation, sites were hacked, time for this hoax was set for April 1, but they erred on the date and input 3/1/2012 instead of 4/1/2012.

66 posted on 03/01/2012 6:15:46 AM PST by New Perspective (Proud father of a 8 yr old son with Down Syndrome and fighting to keep him off Obama's death panels.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

If true, better check for foul play. A thorough autopsy.


67 posted on 03/01/2012 6:15:53 AM PST by crosshairs (Maranatha!)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
If the rumor is true:

If this man should fall, who will lift the flag and carry on?

68 posted on 03/01/2012 6:16:32 AM PST by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: SueRae

Equally stunned. He was posting on twitter 6 hours ago. Now, it’s being confirmed on Twitter by friends that he has indeed died. WOW!


69 posted on 03/01/2012 6:16:32 AM PST by Solson (The Voters stole the election! And the establishment wants it back.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

A close friend of Andrew is on local radio here in Indy. It is true, he died of a massive heart attack.

This guy who is Big Government is crying and can hardly speak.


70 posted on 03/01/2012 6:16:32 AM PST by dforest
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To: circlecity

—So soon after Bon Jovi died......—

Bon Jovi died?!


71 posted on 03/01/2012 6:16:32 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Blado

-——Very suspicious. I think his site has been hacked-——

Yes, it does. Holding out hope.


72 posted on 03/01/2012 6:16:50 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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To: wardaddy

And linked on their twitter account. Sounds sadly real.


73 posted on 03/01/2012 6:17:13 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: cuban leaf

Time will tell, and it won’t take much.

I saw the Hollywood link 20 minutes ago and still nothing anywhere.


74 posted on 03/01/2012 6:17:29 AM PST by wita
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I went to his site with Google Chrome (which I don’t normally use) and it behaved very weirdly.


75 posted on 03/01/2012 6:17:36 AM PST by Blado (Obama's brain is a coprolite from the Late Soviet Era)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Fox Nation just picked it up and Michelle Malkin also just tweeted it.


76 posted on 03/01/2012 6:17:36 AM PST by mnehring
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

His Twitter acct shows he tweeted 6hrs ago


77 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:26 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

OMG


78 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:26 AM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

RIP Andrew Briebert.


79 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:26 AM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

A great and courageous man.


80 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:32 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, R. Zacharias, Erwin Lutzer, and others.)
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To: New Perspective

—Possible explanation, sites were hacked, time for this hoax was set for April 1, but they erred on the date and input 3/1/2012 instead of 4/1/2012.—

That cracked me up. Being in IT myself I think you may be on to something. I’ve seen that sort of thing before.


81 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:38 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Shocked!
82 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:38 AM PST by ryan71 (Dear spell check - No, I will not capitalize the "m" in moslem!)
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To: dforest

If true, this is a terrible shock... Breitbart tread where few had the courage to go.


83 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:38 AM PST by ScottinVA (GOP, meet Courage... Courage, meet GOP.)
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To: ScottinVA

Yes, and that is scary.


84 posted on 03/01/2012 6:18:49 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
My suspicious mind thought of this scenario:

Hacking all of Breitbart's websites would be a way to send him a message/threat regarding the videos of O he supposedly has.
85 posted on 03/01/2012 6:19:06 AM PST by Amanda King (We did our job here in SC for Newt.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie; Travis McGee; Squantos
If more of our finest conservative warriors 'suddenly pass' I will know the balloon has gone up.

Rest in peace, Andrew.

86 posted on 03/01/2012 6:19:28 AM PST by Lazamataz (If unemployment helps the economy, like the W.H. says, then CONTRACTING CANCER MAKES YOU HEALTHIER!)
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To: cuban leaf
"Bon Jovi died?!"

There was a false internet rumor to that effect that spread like wildfire a couple months ago. I was hoping this was the same thing. Appearantly not.

87 posted on 03/01/2012 6:19:37 AM PST by circlecity
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

I’m not convinced yet. And the links on the story to read more.. and Larry Solov do not work.


88 posted on 03/01/2012 6:19:46 AM PST by expat1000
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To: wardaddy

It hasn’t been up there long..........


89 posted on 03/01/2012 6:19:46 AM PST by Red Badger (If you are unemployed long enough, you are no longer unemployed.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
He was on TV last night...I think Piers Morgan. I was skipping around...late; it would have been a repeat.

I thought at the time that he didn't look good.

90 posted on 03/01/2012 6:19:46 AM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: Amanda King

It’s not a hack...


91 posted on 03/01/2012 6:19:54 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: ScottinVA

“...since he recently announced he had some college-era videos of Obama.”

YES....makes this even more suspect if true.


92 posted on 03/01/2012 6:19:54 AM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: ScottinVA; LucyT

I would say yes, since he recently announced he had some college-era videos of Obama.
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IF this is not a hoax and I’m still not convinced since I see it nowhere else, that is the first thing that came to my mind too.


93 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:10 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: mnehring

>Fox Nation just picked it up and Michelle Malkin also just tweeted it.

In Memoriam: Andrew Breitbart (1969-2012):
http://nation.foxnews.com/


94 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:16 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: dforest

—It is true, he died of a massive heart attack.—

Hmmm. Reminds me of that old TV show, The Invaders...

This is really odd, though I know of a guy in my community that was the same age and died of the exact same thing.


95 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:16 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Mr. Breitbart was wrong on some issues and angered conservatives by his support for gay rights, but news of his death is sad.


96 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:21 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This mean Liberals and/or Libertarians (Same Thing) NO LIBS.))
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie

Natural causes? I find that hard to believe.


97 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:33 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Limbaugh: Tim Tebow miracle: "He had atheists praying to God that he would lose.")
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To: SueRae

.... On Drudge now ........


98 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:33 AM PST by R_Kangel
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To: mnehring

>Fox Nation just picked it up and Michelle Malkin also just tweeted it.

In Memoriam: Andrew Breitbart (1969-2012):
http://nation.foxnews.com/andrew-breitbart/2012/03/01/memoriam-andrew-breitbart-1969-2012


99 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:55 AM PST by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ScottinVA

The guy speaking is Larry O’Conner, a close friend. He said it just happened and there are some in Andrew’s own family that don’t know yet.


100 posted on 03/01/2012 6:20:58 AM PST by dforest
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