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AP: Sen Arlen Specter Has died
AP ^ | 10/14/12

Posted on 10/14/2012 10:04:14 AM PDT by Perdogg

According to the AP ex Sen Arlen Specter has died.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: arlenspecter; arlenspecterdead; obit; obituary; pennsylvania; rip; spector
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To: Perdogg

He was a horrible person. May God have mercy on his soul.


101 posted on 10/14/2012 11:37:22 AM PDT by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: Perdogg

Has anyone asked Robert Bork to comment?


102 posted on 10/14/2012 11:37:49 AM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: NoGrayZone
I hope he repented before his death. Eternal damnation is a VERY VERY long time.

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Longtime Jewish Senator Arlen Specter Dies

http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/General+News/141327/Longtime-Jewish-Senator-Arlen-Specter-Dies.html

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Looks bad for Arlen, being Jewish and all... right?

103 posted on 10/14/2012 11:38:28 AM PDT by Ken H
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To: Perdogg

Didn’t much agree with him in life; may he Rest in Peace.


104 posted on 10/14/2012 11:39:00 AM PDT by jttpwalsh
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To: Gay State Conservative

Yup, Arlen was a lawyer scumbag who does not deserve sympathy.


105 posted on 10/14/2012 11:39:22 AM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: Perdogg

Well... bye!


106 posted on 10/14/2012 11:40:06 AM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Perdogg

I thought he wuz dead.


107 posted on 10/14/2012 11:40:12 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Vaquero

Well, he wasn’t as abjectly leftist as, say, Chuck Schumer. But I doubt that the good he did outweighs the bad.

Nonetheless, RIP.


108 posted on 10/14/2012 11:41:32 AM PDT by RugerMini14
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To: Perdogg

RIP Arlen - you're gonna love it on this side of the isle ... nice shirt.

109 posted on 10/14/2012 11:42:30 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Perdogg

October Surprise. Watch the synthetic tears on Tuesday evening.


110 posted on 10/14/2012 11:46:31 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Perdogg

The man who gave us the “Magic Bullet Theory” has passed.......he helped to hide the truth from the American people....fitting that he was a democrat when he died.....


111 posted on 10/14/2012 11:47:01 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Perdogg

He will be having a Scottish funeral.


112 posted on 10/14/2012 11:48:53 AM PDT by Revel
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To: kevao

He probably voted early.


113 posted on 10/14/2012 11:49:45 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: Perdogg

As they say on this forum, and defend with their honor and love of God and mother the correctness of this phrase: I could care less!


114 posted on 10/14/2012 11:52:52 AM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Ken H

What does him being Jewish have to do with anything?


115 posted on 10/14/2012 11:54:14 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Liberty Valance

116 posted on 10/14/2012 11:55:39 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: metalurgist

I’m sure he will be buried according to Scottish law...


117 posted on 10/14/2012 11:56:04 AM PDT by Bush_Democrat ((xDem now) - Breitbart sent me)
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To: metalurgist

“Is he dead according to Scottish law?”

The question of the day.

LOL


118 posted on 10/14/2012 11:57:26 AM PDT by right way right (What's it gonna take?)
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To: Perdogg
So he would have died in office had Toomey not finally beaten him. His second party flip-flop was for naught.

-PJ

119 posted on 10/14/2012 11:58:25 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too ( It doesn't I naturally when you're not natural born.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Specter looked after his favorite constituency, which was himself.

In the dictionary under the term, ‘self-serving’, there is a picture of Arlen.


120 posted on 10/14/2012 11:59:29 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (The whole truth.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Perdogg.


121 posted on 10/14/2012 12:02:40 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: tumblindice

absolutely, positively most assuredly stare decisis!


122 posted on 10/14/2012 12:03:30 PM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: Perdogg; a fool in paradise; Slings and Arrows

Expect a specter of a funeral spectacle!


123 posted on 10/14/2012 12:04:55 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Perdogg

But . . . can he still vote? :)


124 posted on 10/14/2012 12:05:18 PM PDT by BAW (“If you’ve got a business – you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.”- Pres Obama)
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To: cotton1706

Well said and it falls to the larger “Tea Party” to weed out these drifty, un-committed, go-along-to-get-along, friend-of-everyman, money sucking, weasel blowhards before they can actually get elected. My sharpest memory of the turkey is him limp wristing his way thru the Waco hearings. BOY, do we have a lot of work to do.!


125 posted on 10/14/2012 12:06:32 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: Perdogg
Ahb . . .

Ahb . . .

Ahb . . .
126 posted on 10/14/2012 12:12:02 PM PDT by righttackle44 ( I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine . . .)
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To: Revolting cat!

Totally exspecteriated


127 posted on 10/14/2012 12:12:28 PM PDT by Pilgrim's Progress (http://www.baptistbiblebelievers.com/BYTOPICS/tabid/335/Default.aspx)
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To: Perdogg

My sympathies to his friends and family.


128 posted on 10/14/2012 12:13:30 PM PDT by Tax-chick (I am relentlessly reasonable. Mrs. Don-o said so.)
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To: Perdogg
I don't know what to say, as much as she sparred with him, I think Laura Ingraham forgave him, which is the ultimate Christian thing to do.

It would be curious to see who goes to his funeral and if Obama lets him Lie in State, as opposed to no such honor for Neil Armstrong ( caveat, Neil may not have wanted it ).

If he allowed the In State honor, tangent to this is how many will show up. From what I hear no one showed up for Ted Kennedy's funeral in DC.

Compare that to Reagan and what is the mark of a man's life, via how many showed up to say good-bye to Ronaldus Maxsimus.

Condolences to Specter's his Family...

129 posted on 10/14/2012 12:14:34 PM PDT by taildragger (( Fubarward Obama 2012, think about it :-) ))
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To: Perdogg
“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear.”

Marcus Tullius Cicero

130 posted on 10/14/2012 12:15:43 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Yehuda; Alouette
"Blessed are You, Lord, our God, King of the universe, the True Judge."
עליו השלום May he be at peace.

I'm not a fan of Specter's liberal politics. I never considered voting for him in the 1996 presidential primary or supporting him in any race, because of our religion. But I will accord him with the respect, charity, and justice he deserves in death.
131 posted on 10/14/2012 12:21:25 PM PDT by rmlew ("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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To: MeanGreen2008

Say hello to Murtha for us...


132 posted on 10/14/2012 12:23:13 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

“You were a RINO, but at least you helped usher in Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. So thanks for that.”

I’m with you. That’s an awesome legacy, even if he later disowned it. Thomas simply would not be on the Court except for him.

Otherwise, yes, he was a jerk.


133 posted on 10/14/2012 12:34:25 PM PDT by BobL (You can live each day only once. You can waste a few, but don't waste too many.)
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To: Pilgrim's Progress

Clearly and most sincerely!


134 posted on 10/14/2012 12:36:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Gay State Conservative
The Unicorn.

The Kenyan must go.

135 posted on 10/14/2012 12:45:26 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: cotton1706

All true, and he is rightly derided for all that. But I also remember his fierce support of Clarence Thomas during his confirmation hearings, and his unswavering efforts to demostrate just what a liar and stooge Anita Hill was. In that event, at least, Arlen was a stand up guy.


136 posted on 10/14/2012 12:45:48 PM PDT by teflon9 (Political campaigns should follow Johnny Mercer's advice--Accentuate the positive.)
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To: Gay State Conservative
That's what lawyers do, though.

They act in the interests of clients who often enough are guilty.

I suppose Specter could have refused to take the case, but the decision to set bail was the judge's.

137 posted on 10/14/2012 12:49:12 PM PDT by x
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To: x
That's what lawyers do, though.They act in the interests of clients who often enough are guilty.

Nobody with a conscience would have what he did.But then,the overwhelming majority of American defense lawyers lack a conscience.

138 posted on 10/14/2012 12:53:52 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Perdogg

By all accounts, including from people I know who knew him, he was a nasty man.


139 posted on 10/14/2012 12:56:31 PM PDT by Hildy (F"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: Gay State Conservative


140 posted on 10/14/2012 12:57:16 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Perdogg

Using his own words, an epitaph:

“I don’t need to be lectured by you. You are no more a protector of the Constitution than am I,” Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-Pa.)


141 posted on 10/14/2012 1:00:06 PM PDT by MurrietaMadman
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To: Perdogg

Arlen: “Father Abraham, ask Lazarus to go to my brethren in Congress and tell them about the prophets so they will not come to this place.”


142 posted on 10/14/2012 1:03:36 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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Don’ have ANYTHING nice to say about Arlen Specter. He was a deceitful and corrupt man. Lord forgive me, do what you will with Arlen.


143 posted on 10/14/2012 1:05:44 PM PDT by Jenny217
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To: Gay State Conservative
You do know that John Adams defended the British soldiers that were involved in the "Boston Masacre" AND got them aquitted?

That is what a good lawyer is supposed to do.

144 posted on 10/14/2012 1:08:25 PM PDT by metalurgist ( Want your country back? It'll take guns and rope. Marxists won't give up peaceably.)
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To: Perdogg

No comment.


145 posted on 10/14/2012 1:13:44 PM PDT by dfwgator (I'm voting for Ryan and that other guy.)
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To: Hildy

True enough. I knew a young woman who was a page/intern for him many years ago. He had fits of rage, tantrums, and would throw things at people.


146 posted on 10/14/2012 1:17:46 PM PDT by teflon9 (Political campaigns should follow Johnny Mercer's advice--Accentuate the positive.)
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To: Popman

Refrain from dissing the dead,
Except for Ted
With that tumor in his head.


147 posted on 10/14/2012 1:26:34 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Yup. If there’s one Dem in Philly that I admire, it is the now retired Lynn Abraham. She stayed on the Einhorn trail for thirty years and got her man. In spite of Arlen. She had the victime and her family in mind. Good for her, bad on Arlen for that.


148 posted on 10/14/2012 1:29:22 PM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: Perdogg

I refuse to be a hypocrite.


149 posted on 10/14/2012 1:29:45 PM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: Perdogg
Prayers up for the family.

Anyone know the religious affiliation or dis-inclination of the deceased Senator?

150 posted on 10/14/2012 1:32:17 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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