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Dick Cheney receives heart transplant
CBS News ^ | March 24, 2012 | Kevin Hechtkopf

Posted on 03/24/2012 4:12:47 PM PDT by Beaten Valve

Breaking News:

Former Vice President Dick Cheney received a heart transplant on Saturday, his office announced.

A statement from the former vice president's office said Cheney is now recovering in the Intensive Care Unit of Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., outside of Washington.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: bigtime; cheney; dickcheney; fairfaxcounty; hearttransplant; vicepresident
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To: OrangeHoof
Reminds me of Ronald Reagan’s line as he was being put under for surgery after the Hinckley assassination attempt:
“I hope all of you are Republicans”.


And the little known response from the chief surgeon (who happened to be a Democrat) was "we are today, Mr. President."

Can anyone imagine how the sterling years of the Reagan Administration could have been improved had Dick Cheney been working for the Gipper in the capacity of VP?

(I think I just got a tingle, lol)
61 posted on 03/24/2012 4:41:40 PM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

71

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApGL2um1xOI

Uploaded by CBS on Jan 5, 2011

Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses a new report that claims former Vice President Dick Cheney may be on the heart transplant list.


62 posted on 03/24/2012 4:41:57 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (Barry...above his poi grade.)
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To: mkjessup

THAT’s one hell of a ticket I could instantly get behind/vote for!


63 posted on 03/24/2012 4:41:57 PM PDT by carriage_hill (I'll "vote for an orange juice can", over Barry 0bummer and another 4yrs of his Regime From Hell!)
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To: Bernard Marx
Yeah, I can almost hear Bill Maher’s nasty diatribe.

Yeah, I can almost hear Cheney saying - 'Be thankful, it could have been your heart I now have'.

64 posted on 03/24/2012 4:42:29 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Beaten Valve

Good news!


65 posted on 03/24/2012 4:42:56 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface)
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To: Popman

Short drive.


66 posted on 03/24/2012 4:43:03 PM PDT by sthguard (The DNC theme song: "All You Need is Guv")
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Somehow they’ll have Haliburton involved too.


67 posted on 03/24/2012 4:43:39 PM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Beaten Valve
Like many others here, I had no idea he was awaiting a transplant. God Bless You, Mr. Vice President.

It will be interesting to see if anyone on the left offers any kind of wishes for a full recovery (I won't hold me breath.) Most likely, they'll spin this situation as an argument in favor of Obamacare.

68 posted on 03/24/2012 4:43:43 PM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: mkjessup

Stop it! We are agreeing again! ;)


69 posted on 03/24/2012 4:43:59 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: Beaten Valve

Great great news! My husband received a heart transplant 20 months ago. We always felt a comraderie with the Cheney family, because their heart issues mirrored each other. We pray for a full and complete recovery. The six months after transplant is “interesting” but after that it is nothing but net! Prayers to the donor family.


70 posted on 03/24/2012 4:43:59 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: COUNTrecount

Thanks I appreciate it. WOW I thought he was younger(I am so bad at looking at people and figuring out how old they are by the way they look, I always turn out to be wrong)


71 posted on 03/24/2012 4:44:19 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Beaten Valve

*sigh*

if only Cheney had run in 2008.. we might have avoided the desaster which is Obama, and Mittens would be off doing what he loves bankrupting companies and firing people.


72 posted on 03/24/2012 4:44:48 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Beaten Valve

Wishing all the best and prayers to G*d the creator for Mr. Cheney’s recovery and health. A true friend of Israel and the Jewish people.


73 posted on 03/24/2012 4:45:54 PM PDT by CWSNTEXAS (Am I'm the ONLY Conservative Jew in America? What's wrong with you other schmucks?)
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To: Beaten Valve

Prayers for Cheney.. I love him.


74 posted on 03/24/2012 4:45:54 PM PDT by ruthles (NO)
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To: Beaten Valve

Wishing all the best and prayers to G*d the creator for Mr. Cheney’s recovery and health. A true friend of Israel and the Jewish people.


75 posted on 03/24/2012 4:45:58 PM PDT by CWSNTEXAS (Am I'm the ONLY Conservative Jew in America? What's wrong with you other schmucks?)
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To: GreenHornet

They can’t spin it in favor of Obamacare because in reality if Obamacare were in effect right now Cheney would already be dead. They would never have given a man of his age a new heart. This is why in Obamacare they have “Death Panels” to prevent the elderly from being able to get the treatment they need to live longer


76 posted on 03/24/2012 4:46:13 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Beaten Valve

Godspeed, Dick!


77 posted on 03/24/2012 4:46:40 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (obamacare is an oxymoron.)
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To: presently no screen name
Stop it! We are agreeing again! ;)

LOL, it appears to be a trend, FRiend! lol
78 posted on 03/24/2012 4:47:01 PM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: presently no screen name

Even if he was near death I think Cheney would have rejected Maher’s evil heart.


79 posted on 03/24/2012 4:47:10 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: workerbee

Ditto on that, workerbee. Thank you for posting my favorite pic of him.


80 posted on 03/24/2012 4:47:50 PM PDT by Miss Behave (All ways, always.)
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