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  • Microsoft patches critical vulnerabilities in January update

    01/19/2016 6:56:29 PM PST · by Utilizer · 21 replies
    iTnews ^ | Jan 13 2016 6:55AM (AUS) | Juha Saarinen
    Microsoft's first Patch Wednesday update for the year has taken care of multiple vulnerabilities rated as critical. No known exploits are available for the vulnerabilities, but Microsoft recommends that users apply the patches through Windows Update as soon as possible. Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 see two common vulnerabilities and exploits (CVEs) fixed - CVE-2016-0002 and CVE-2016-0005 - as part of a cumulative update. Supported version of the Windows client and server operating systems are all affected by the vulnerabilities, which Microsoft rates as critical and exploitable. Microsoft's new Edge browser in Windows 10 is also being...
  • Microsoft patches are crashing Outlook

    11/11/2015 9:49:56 PM PST · by Utilizer · 10 replies ^ | Nov 12 2015 8:58AM (AUS) | Allie Coyne
    ... Microsoft user forums have been flooded with complaints of issues with Outlook following the company's recent release of its monthly Patch Tuesday update bundle. The software giant released four critical patches and eight others ranked 'important' in its bundle earlier this week. But one of the patches - MS15-115 - is creating unintended side effects for Outlook users. The patch was intended to address a flaw in Windows' handling of fonts, and prevent remote code execution if an attacker convinces a user to either open a malicious document or visit an untrusted webpage that contains embedded fonts.
  • Adobe patches critical Flash security vulnerabilities

    01/16/2015 11:07:25 AM PST · by Utilizer · 10 replies
    ZDNet ^ | January 13, 2015 -- 18:13 GMT (10:13 PST) | Zack Whittaker
    The company said in an advisory Tuesday that the updates will address security flaws that "could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system." Users of Flash Player on Windows, OS X, and Linux are advised to update to Flash Player version, while users of Adobe Flash Player (Extended Support Release) should update to version Those running Linux systems should update to Flash Player Flash, which comes included with Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer on Windows 8 (and above) will automatically update to the patched version. Meanwhile, Adobe Air users on desktops should update...
  • Microsoft issues final Windows XP, Office 2003 patches (That's all folks!)

    04/08/2014 11:52:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    ZDNet ^ | 04/08/2014 | By Larry Seltzer
    Summary: Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Word and Publisher are patched, some products for the last time. Today Microsoft released four security updates for Windows and Microsoft Office. These will be the last publicly-released updates for Windows XP and Office 2003. A total of 11 vulnerabilities were addressed by these updates, including seven for Windows XP and four for Office 2003. Separately, Microsoft released fixes for Internet Explorer 10 and 11 to address vulnerabilities fixed by Adobe in the Flash Player bundled in the Metro versions of IE. Among the vulnerabilities patched is a critical error in the handling of RTF...
  • James Watson Obituary

    01/16/2014 11:24:39 PM PST · by wastedyears · 8 replies ^ |
    USN Ret. Chief James “Patches” Dennis Watson, III, 76, of Vero Beach, FL passed away on October 26, 2013 at Indian River Medical Center.
  • Patrick Kennedy warns of Tea Party “rampage” if SCOTUS upholds Obamacare

    06/27/2012 11:16:38 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 103 replies
    The Examiner ^ | 27 Jun 12 | Philip Klein
    Patrick Kennedy, a former representative from Rhode Island and son of the late Ted Kennedy, warned in a fundraising email for Congressional Democrats that if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds President Obama’s health care law, then “dangerous Tea Party extremists will go on a rampage.” The fundraising email was sent out Wednesday afternoon, to raise money for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s “Health Care Rapid Response Fund” ahead of Thursday morning’s expected ruling by the Supreme Court on the constitutionality of the health care law. “My father, Ted Kennedy, spent his entire political career fighting tooth and nail for universal...
  • Black Burka Clad Woman Wearing U.S. Military Insignia Booted From Obama Event

    05/05/2012 5:58:19 PM PDT · by kristinn · 49 replies
    Based on Pool, AP and Twitter reports | Saturday, May 5, 2012 | Kristinn
    A strange happening at the Obama campaign event at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond today. The media pool reports mentioned a woman wearing a black burka who was removed from the event. To make things more interesting, the pool reporter says the person was wearing U.S. military insignia.From the AP:VCU police reported that a heckler was removed from the arena, taken outside and released. A police dispatcher didn't know what the woman had yelled. According to a White House pool report, photographers observed a woman wearing a black burka being escorted out of the gym by Richmond police and other...
  • Patrick Kennedy, Scott Brown trade fire on health care

    02/26/2012 1:34:29 PM PST · by GQuagmire · 11 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | February 26, 2012 | Hillary Chabot
    Ex-Congressman Patrick Kennedy stepped into the roiling contraception debate between U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren today, demanding that Brown stop linking his dad — the late Edward M. Kennedy, whose seat Brown took in 2010 — to a hot-button Washington D.C. amendment.
  • More nups & downs for Kennedys

    07/15/2011 12:30:39 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 11 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 7/15/11 | Howie Carr
    “Do you, Patches Kennedy, take this woman, Amy, to be your lawful designated driver?” Another Kennedy wedding on the Cape today — big night for package (liquor) stores and state police sobriety checkpoints. But somehow it doesn’t seem the same — so many things seem to be missing from the traditional Kennedy wedding. For starters, a Catholic church. Didn’t the Kennedys used to get married in Catholic churches? Caroline at Our Lady of Victory in Centreville, Maria Shriver at St. Francis Xavier in Hyannis? Now Patches gets hitched at the compound. Forget “celebrating” Mass, these nuptials will be “officiated” by...
  • Patrick Kennedy wedding planned for this weekend (SC judge Breyer to officiate)

    07/11/2011 11:21:16 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 56 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 7/11/11 | Boston Herald
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Former Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy and his fiancee plan to be married this week at a private wedding ceremony at the Kennedy family’s Cape Cod compound. The 43-year-old Kennedy will wed New Jersey school teacher Amy Petitgout on Friday at what Kennedy’s spokeswoman says will be a small, intimate event. Kennedy is the son of the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy. He represented Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District as a Democrat for 16 years. Since leaving Congress in January Kennedy has been named a visiting fellow at Brown University and has campaigned to improve brain research....
  • Patrick Kennedy’s new cause: the brain

    06/07/2011 11:27:37 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 32 replies
    Patrick Kennedy walks, beaming, into the John F. Kennedy Library for a gala luncheon. At his side is his fiancee, Amy Petitgout. In his arms is her 3-year-old daughter, Harper. On his mind is another new passion of his: the brain. On his way to the podium, Kennedy shakes hands, slaps backs, and poses for pictures. When he begins to speak, the crowd gives him a standing ovation. It’s a big change from the days when Kennedy, who represented Rhode Island in Congress for eight terms, made headlines for various shenanigans, including an early morning crash in 2006 outside the...
  • Kennedy's sympathy for suspect Loughner (Patches sympathy for Loughner)

    05/24/2011 10:53:34 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 14 replies
    WPRI-TV ^ | 5/23/11 | Bill Tomison
    (WPRI) - Patrick Kennedy continues his campaign for support for brain research -- with empathy for the suspect in a serious case of violence: Jared Loughner, the man accused of shooting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killing six others in a rampage earlier this year. Kennedy, the former Rhode Island representative who stepped down last year, wants to eradicate the stigma attached to mental health disorders. In an interview that aired this weekend on CNN -- an hour-long program called "Patrick Kennedy, Coming Clean" -- he told the news channel's Dr. Sanjay Gupta people with mental problems have been ignored for...
  • Longtime bachelor Patrick Kennedy, 43, is engaged

    03/28/2011 8:55:24 PM PDT · by massmike · 54 replies ^ | 03/28/2011 | AP
    Patrick Kennedy, the 43-year-old former Rhode Island congressman and son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, is engaged to be married to a New Jersey middle school teacher. Kennedy, a lifelong bachelor, got engaged Saturday in Rhode Island to Amy Petitgout, former aide Sean Richardson said Monday. No wedding date has been set.
  • Kennedy's exit from Congress leaves a family void (Goodbye Kennedys)

    12/26/2010 2:44:21 PM PST · by seanmerc · 126 replies · 33+ views ^ | 26 Dec 10 | Andrew Miga
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Kennedys have held congressional seats, the presidency and the public's imagination for more than 60 years. That era ends when Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island vacates his U.S. House seat next month, leaving a City Council post in California as Camelot's sole remaining political holding.
  • Microsoft Releases Biggest-ever Security Update

    10/13/2010 5:53:32 AM PDT · by FromLori · 33 replies · 1+ views
    PC World ^ | 10/12/10 | Robert McMillan
    Microsoft released its largest-ever set of security patches Tuesday, fixing a total of 49 bugs in products such as Windows, Internet Explorer and Office. There are 16 groups of patches (called updates) in total. Microsoft says that two of them -- the Internet Explorer fix numbered MS10-071 and a Windows patch numbered MS10-076 -- should get top priority. Microsoft thinks attack code is likely to be developed that will target bugs fixed by both of those updates. NCircle Director of Security Operations Andrew Storms agrees that those two updates should be a top priority as they could be leveraged in...
  • Happy days here again for Kerry and Patches (net worth increases more than $20 million last year)

    08/31/2010 11:28:37 PM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 9/01/10 | Donna Goodison
    Happy days here again for Kerry and PatchesBy Donna Goodison Wednesday, September 1, 2010 - Updated 4 hours ago Sen. John Kerry is still King of the Hill. The Massachusetts Democrat’s net worth increased by more than $20 million last year to at least $188.6 million, extending his reign as the richest member of Congress. Outgoing Rhode Island Rep. Patrick Kennedy, meanwhile, ranked among the richest members of Congress for the first time - thanks to an inheritance from his father, the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, according to The Hill. **SNIP** “Voters have had enough with the millionaires club, and...
  • Rep. Patrick Kennedy speaks on substance abuse, then downs six shots of vodka at Cap Lounge

    05/02/2010 11:29:27 AM PDT · by pissant · 42 replies · 1,447+ views
    SF Examiner ^ | 5/2/10 | Dave Feddoroso
    Roll Call’s gossip column Heard on the Hill received a tip that Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., capped off a recent speech on his struggle with substance abuse by visiting Capitol Lounge and downing a series of shots. After slamming down the first round, another was ordered, then a third. Our tipster and his friend stopped doing shots, but Kennedy drank three more until the bartender cut him off, at least from obtaining any more shots, our tipster says. Our tipster adds Kennedy was in a lively mood, joking with others at the bar and even boasting about President Barack Obama,...
  • Rep. Patrick Kennedy: Federal Funding of Abortion Is ‘Not a Question of Morality’

    03/26/2010 5:42:49 AM PDT · by NMEwithin · 47 replies · 766+ views ^ | 3/26/2010 | Karen Schuberg
    Washington ( – Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.), a professed Roman Catholic, told Wednesday that federal funding of health plans that cover elective abortions is “not a question of morality” but “a matter of health -- public health.” “Obviously there’s going to be some legal decisions that are going to be coming forward, I’m sure, that are going to adjudicate this,” Kennedy said at the Capitol. “But obviously, we’ve got to protect women’s health. Half of our population are women, and -- this is a matter of public health. He added: “It’s not a question of morality or anything; it’s...
  • Kennedy calls departure from the House a ‘sabbatical’

    03/12/2010 11:16:38 AM PST · by NMEwithin · 44 replies · 878+ views
    The Providence Journal ^ | 3/12/2010 | Donita Naylor
    A Washington Post report about U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy’s decision to retire quotes the Rhode Island congressman as saying he is not leaving for good what the Post calls “the family business.” “I consider it taking a sabbatical,” Kennedy told Post reporter Philip Rucker. Rucker’s story, posted Thursday afternoon on, said Kennedy “will transfer his roughly $500,000 in campaign funds to an interest-bearing account, which he says he might tap if he chooses to run for the Senate some day.” Kennedy spokesman Adam Brand suggested in an e-mail exchange with the Providence Journal that, while Kennedy’s campaign fund...
  • Report: Father’s death led to Patrick Kennedy’s decision

    02/12/2010 8:06:52 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 65 replies · 1,749+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 2/12/10 | Laura Crimaldi
    U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy decided to abandon public office to focus on his personal life and family after watching his father die surrounded by loved ones, the 16-year congressman said in a wide-ranging magazine interview. Kennedy, who announced his decision not to seek re-election in a two-minute video clip, told Rhode Island Monthly he decided to let go of his House seat at Christmas after spending the fall reflecting on the death of U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. “It’s pretty simple in this respect: I went through something that caused me a great deal of soul searching and self-reflection,” Kennedy...
  • AP source: (Patrick) Kennedy won't run for re-election in RI

    02/11/2010 7:13:34 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 207 replies · 5,666+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/11/10 | Andrew Miga - ap
    WASHINGTON – A Democratic official says Rep. Patrick Kennedy has decided not to seek re-election for his seat representing Rhode Island in the U.S. Congress. ... The decision by the eight-term congressman comes less than a month after a stunning Republican upset in the race for the Massachusetts Senate seat his late father, Edward Kennedy, held for almost half a century.
  • The Kennedy Joke (Patches taking more hits)

    02/08/2010 12:04:18 PM PST · by STARWISE · 30 replies · 1,625+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 2-8-10 | Daniel Flynn
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy has come out swinging against the man who now sits in the Senate seat his father held for 47 years. Telling a blog for the Hill newspaper that Senator Scott Brown was "in the tank for the Republicans," the Rhode Island Democrat called Brown's candidacy a "joke." The putdown is a familiar one for the Kennedy family. Forty-eight years ago, a thirty-year-old Ted Kennedy heard the same taunt from his primary opponent, Massachusetts Attorney General Edward McCormack: "If his name was Edward Moore, with his qualifications -- with your qualifications, Teddy -- if it was Edward Moore,...
  • Report: Patrick Kennedy calls Brown's candidacy a ‘joke’

    02/05/2010 9:40:18 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 106 replies · 2,858+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | February 5, 2010
    The son of the late US Senator Edward M. Kennedy has criticized Senator Scott Brown for accelerating his swearing-in, saying it showed Brown's candidacy was "a joke," a publication that covers Capitol Hill reports. Representative Patrick Kennedy, a Democrat from Rhode Island whose father held Brown's seat for 47 years until his death last year, said Thursday that "Brown's whole candidacy was shown to be a joke today when he was sworn in early in order to cast his first vote as an objection to Obama's appointment to the NLRB," according to The Hill's Blog Briefing Room. "Senator Brown is...
  • Rhode Islanders react to Tobin-Kennedy dispute

    11/23/2009 5:46:25 PM PST · by got_moab? · 27 replies · 941+ views
    Providence Journal ^ | 11/23/2009 | Richard Salit
    Gerry Moniz didn't hesitate when asked what she thinks of the nationally publicized dispute between Providence Bishop Thomas J. Tobin and Patrick Kennedy over whether the congressman should refrain from taking Communion given his support for abortion rights. "I think Patrick Kennedy is wrong," Moniz, 56, said when asked to comment on Monday at an East Providence shopping plaza. A Catholic from West Greenwich, she added, "If he doesn't want to be Catholic, he should go to another church. The rules of the Catholic Church are, "We don't approve of abortion.' And he doesn't like that." At St. Francis Chapel...
  • Report: Patrick Kennedy barred from communion by bishop

    11/22/2009 3:46:19 AM PST · by Andy'smom · 37 replies · 1,469+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 10/22//2009
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rep. Patrick Kennedy says Roman Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin has barred him from receiving communion because of his support of abortion rights. The Providence Journal reports on its Web site Sunday that Kennedy said in an interview that Tobin issued the order during discussions with the Democratic lawmaker, further escalating a simmering ideological dispute between the two men. Under church rules, Tobin can prevent Kennedy from receiving communion within his diocese, which covers Rhode Island. It’s unclear whether bishops outside Rhode Island will take the same path.
  • Kennedy Son Surrenders Alaskan Walrus Tusk

    09/21/2009 7:29:31 PM PDT · by seton89 · 16 replies · 877+ views
    NYT ^ | August 19, 1983
    Senator Edward M. Kennedy's 16-year- old son violated state law by taking a 24-inch walrus tusk from an island preserve that is home to thousands of walruses, officials said. The youth returned the tusk. [more]
  • New Republic Speculates Patrick Kennedy Could Grow Into Great Political Leader

    08/28/2009 6:15:06 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 46 replies · 2,740+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | August 28, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick
    When one first looks at this article in The New Republic speculating about if Ted Kennedy's son, Patrick Kennedy, could grow into a great political leader, you wouldn't be blamed for thinking it was a satirical story written by either Scott Ott or some other humor columnist. However the name of the author is Jason Zengerle and he is being dead serious which actually makes it funnier than any intentionally satirical story could be. What makes Zengerle's article especially funny is that he provides absolutely no proof that Patrick Kennedy displays the slightest bit of political leadership. In fact, Zengerle...
  • Patrick Kennedy back in rehab

    06/13/2009 4:24:28 AM PDT · by Andy'smom · 59 replies · 2,025+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 06/13/2006 | Dave Wedge
    Troubled Rhode Island congressman Patrick Kennedy’s slide back into rehab may have been triggered by stress related to his senator father’s grim cancer diagnosis, a relative said. “It’s sad,” Kennedy’s stepgrandfather, Edmund Reggie, told the Herald. “He’s been wrapped up in the senator so much. All of us expect (U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.)) to progress better than what’s realistic. I think it really gets to Patrick,” Reggie said of the senior senator’s diagnosis of a malignant brain tumor in May 2008. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) checked himself in to an undisclosed rehab center once again this week. The lawmaker...
  • Rep. Patrick Kennedy Returns to Treatment for Substance Abuse

    06/12/2009 9:33:56 AM PDT · by Sig Sauer P220 · 39 replies · 1,511+ views
    Fox News ^ | 06/12/09 | unknown
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy, who has struggled with depression, alcoholism and addiction for much of his life, said Friday that he has checked into a medical facility for treatment. The Rhode Island Democrat said in a statement that his recovery is a "lifelong process" and that he will do whatever it takes to preserve his health. "I have decided to temporarily step away from my normal routine to ensure that I am being as vigilant as possible in my recovery," Kennedy said. He did not disclose where he was being treated. Kennedy, who has wrestled with alcoholism, bipolar disorder, an addiction...
  • Rep. Patrick Kennedy again receiving treatment

    06/12/2009 5:59:36 AM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 67 replies · 1,875+ views
    WASHINGTON—Rep. Patrick Kennedy, who has struggled with depression, alcoholism and addiction for much of his life, said Friday that he has checked into a medical facility for treatment. Discuss COMMENTS (17) The Rhode Island Democrat said in a statement that his recovery is a "lifelong process" and that he will do whatever it takes to preserve his health. "I have decided to temporarily step away from my normal routine to ensure that I am being as vigilant as possible in my recovery," Kennedy said. He did not disclose where he was being treated. Kennedy, who has wrestled with alcoholism, bipolar...
  • Patches (Chick) arrested, police say her scent made men pass out

    07/11/2008 11:40:35 AM PDT · by pissant · 66 replies · 472+ views
    WAFB Channel 9 ^ | 7/11/08 | staff
    HOUMA, LA (WAFB) - Houma police officers and Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies say an attractive woman named Patches has been arrested after her "calogne samples" made at least two men pass out. One of the incidents prompted a statewide alert to Louisiana law enforcement agencies. The first complaint happened in early June. Police say an 18-year-old man says he was leaving a Houma restaurant at lunchtime when he was approached by a woman who said she was selling cologne. Police say the woman asked the victim is he was interested in buying some cologne she was selling. "The suspect produced...
  • Rep. Kennedy Says Mental Health, Drug History Makes Him Stronger Advocate

    04/15/2008 1:55:06 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 38 replies · 73+ views
    Rep. Kennedy Says Mental Health, Drug History Makes Him Stronger Advocate Tuesday , April 15, 2008 AP WASHINGTON — Rep. Patrick Kennedy says his personal struggles to recover from depression, alcoholism and substance abuse have made him a more compelling advocate in Congress for improved mental health care coverage. The Rhode Island Democrat, a son of Sen. Edward Kennedy of Massachusetts, played a leading role winning House passage last month on a bill to expand coverage for people needing mental health and addiction treatment. "My own story gave a lot of my colleagues a comfort level to tell me their...
  • Friendly 'worms' could spread software fixes

    02/14/2008 11:59:08 PM PST · by dayglored · 38 replies · 181+ views
    NewScientistTech ^ | 14 Feb 2008 | Tom Simonite
    Microsoft researchers are hoping to use "information epidemics" to distribute software patches more efficiently. Milan Vojnović and colleagues from Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, want to make useful pieces of information such as software updates behave more like computer worms: spreading between computers instead of being downloaded from central servers. The research may also help defend against malicious types of worm, the researchers say. Software worms spread by self-replicating. After infecting one computer they probe others to find new hosts. Most existing worms randomly probe computers when looking for new hosts to infect, but that is inefficient, says Vojnović, because...
  • Montana National Guard (Help!)

    12/07/2007 1:47:58 PM PST · by Bear_Slayer · 102 replies · 312+ views
    12/7/07 | bear_slayer
    I joined the MT National Guard last month. I was supposed to drill tomorrow, but they changed it for me to tonight. I just got my uniforms 10 minutes ago. The patches were rubber-banded together. I'm not sure which patch goes where. I have two for my last name and 1 that says "US Army" I also have a circular, which looks something like a sunburst over a mountain top. I'm not sure though and as far as I can tell it could be up-side down. I don't want to look like a dork! Can anyone help me?
  • Astronomers puzzled by cosmic black hole (patches in the universe where nobody's home)

    08/23/2007 7:36:01 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 63 replies · 1,453+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/23/07 | Seth Borenstein - ap
    WASHINGTON - Astronomers have stumbled upon a tremendous hole in the universe. That's got them scratching their heads about what's just not there. The cosmic blank spot has no stray stars, no galaxies, no sucking black holes, not even mysterious dark matter. It is 1 billion light years across of nothing. That's an expanse of nearly 6 billion trillion miles of emptiness, a University of Minnesota team announced Thursday. Astronomers have known for many years that there are patches in the universe where nobody's home. In fact, one such place is practically a neighbor, a mere 2 million light years...
  • Yahoo Patches IM Vulnerability

    04/06/2007 11:28:58 AM PDT · by bedolido · 483+ views ^ | 4-5-2007 | Brian Prince
    Yahoo has patched a buffer overflow vulnerability in its instant-messaging tool that would have enabled attackers to potentially execute code on a compromised machine.

    07/31/2006 12:21:28 PM PDT · by petercooper · 85 replies · 3,171+ views
    AP Via Yahoo News ^ | 07-27-06 | AP Via Yahoo News
    U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) (L) and Representative Patrick Kennedy (D-MA) listen during Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's address of a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in Washington July 26, 2006. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES)
  • Rep. Kennedy Takes Weekly Urine Tests And Near-Daily AA Meetings

    07/13/2006 6:21:50 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 135 replies · 5,641+ views
    Drudge ^ | July 13,2006
    PAPER: Rep. Kennedy Takes Weekly Urine Tests And Near-Daily AA Meetings Thu Jul 13 2006 08:38:04 ET A month after pleading guilty to driving under the influence, Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) now follows a strict court-ordered script that includes, among other things, weekly urine tests, twice-weekly meetings with a probation officer, near-daily Alcoholics Anonymous meetings and a weekly meeting of recovering addicts led by a Navy captain, ROLL CALL reports. Kennedy, sources say, has to report to a probation officer twice a week at the Washington, D.C., courthouse complex. And on one of those days he has to, ahem, relieve...
  • Another Kennedy crime broomed away

    06/14/2006 3:18:10 AM PDT · by Panerai · 32 replies · 1,361+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 06/14/2006 | Howie Carr
    The only thing missing at Patches Kennedy’s press conference yesterday was his father’s post-Chappaquiddick neck brace. “I’ve always said,” the dim lad began, “I wanted to take full responsibility for my actions - ” Full responsibility - but no mug shot. Full responsibility amounted to a suspended license - wink, wink - and $350 in fines and court costs. Do you think Patches had to arrange a payment schedule with the probation office? “Today in court, I accepted the consequences of my actions.” Riiiight. That poor window-washer who iced the seagull high above Devonshire Street is looking at more time...
  • Howie Carr Poll: ZARQAWI VS. ROVE

    06/13/2006 12:11:01 PM PDT · by Panerai · 9 replies · 1,284+ views ^ | 06/13/2006 | Howie Carr
    ZARQAWI VS. ROVE Which news item do you think the liberal moonbats are more upset over: - the death of Zarqawi - no indictment of Karl Rove To take poll . . . Click here !
  • DRUDGE: Patrick Kennedy to plead guilty to DUI (Merry Fitzmas to all!)

    06/13/2006 8:32:03 AM PDT · by The G Man · 142 replies · 6,662+ views
    "Rep. Patrick Kennedy has reached a deal with prosecutors to plead guilty to a charge of driving under the influence of prescription drugs... "

    06/07/2006 12:29:23 PM PDT · by petercooper · 71 replies · 2,668+ views
    AP Via Yahoo News ^ | 06-06-06 | AP Via Yahoo News
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., center, speaks to Rep. Sam Farr, D-Calif., left, during the House Appropriations Committee meeting on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 6, 2006, in Washington. Kennedy, the Rhode Island Democrat can expect the scrutiny to hit new levels as he seeks to put his personal life and political career back on track after crashing his car and spending nearly a month in drug treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Seated at the back is Rep. John Murtha, D-Penn. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
  • Pat K faithful flooding R.I. GOP with ‘hate mail’

    06/07/2006 12:19:28 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 19 replies · 918+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 06/07/06 | Dave Wedge
    Rhode Island Republicans have received piles of “hate mail” from supporters of U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, angry that the GOP has called for the troubled six-term congressman to step down. “This has clearly hit a raw nerve somewhere,” Rhode Island GOP spokesman Chuck Newton told the Herald.“We’ve received mountains of hate mail from all over.” Most of the letters and emails include angry and in some cases obscene tirades blasting party leaders for pushing for Kennedy’s ouster as a result of his legal troubles, Newton said. Republicans initially called for Kennedy to step down the day after he slammed...
  • Treat me like I'm black, sez Teddy's son

    06/06/2006 8:16:38 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 125 replies · 4,328+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | June 6, 2006 | MICHAEL McAULIFF and CORKY SIEMASZKO
    Fresh from rehab, Rep. Patrick Kennedy said yesterday he wants to be treated like an African-American from Washington if and when he gets charged for crashing his car on Capitol Hill. Denying that he was drunk and or that he asked the Capitol Police for preferential treatment, Kennedy, a Rhode Island congressman, said he's prepared "in terms of bookings, in terms of mug shots, fingerprints, whatever they might have me do." "It's what anyone else would have done to them if they were an African-American in Anacostia," Kennedy said in a shaky voice, referring to the mostly minority neighborhood in...
  • KENNEDY RHODE TO RECOVERY (drink/drug rehab now---presidential bid later)

    06/06/2006 7:37:27 AM PDT · by Liz · 61 replies · 1,369+ views
    NY POST ^ | 6/606 | MARSHA KRANES
    Patrick Kennedy, fresh from his second stint in drug rehab, yesterday said he's building recovery support networks .....and will continue to undergo treatment for his addiction to painkillers. ........ the younger son of Sen. Ted Kennedy - entered the drug and alcohol treatment at the Mayo Clinic May 5, a day after he slammed his Mustang into a security barrier near the U.S. Capitol. An admitted binge drinker and pain-pill abuser, Kennedy, 38, had been treated at the clinic over the Christmas holidays.........Kennedy told reporters, "I know that I am doing everything I need to do to succeed."
  • Howie Carr Poll:

    06/05/2006 12:10:29 PM PDT · by Panerai · 8 replies · 501+ views ^ | 06/05/2006 | Howie Carr
    PATCHES SOBRIETY Will Congressman Patrick "Patches" Kennedy (D-RI) remain sober? Yes No To take poll .... click here !
  • Kennedy Double Standards

    05/11/2006 9:39:41 AM PDT · by usmc_chris · 28 replies · 1,382+ views
    The London Spectator ^ | 12 May 06 | Taki Theodoracopulos
    New York. After his second smash-up in three weeks, Patrick Kennedy was escorted home by obliging cops and to hell with any test for booze or drugs. Tests are for the lower orders, not Kennedys. Chappaquid-ding one’s way out of trouble is in the Kennedy tradition. A smash-up is followed by a cover-up, then by denial of responsibility due to circumstances beyond their control, all neatly presented in a press conference for genuflecting hacks, and then on to rehab. Congressman Kennedy says that he doesn’t remember anything about the crash. He would, wouldn’t he? He was speeding, driving in the...
  • Pill-popping Patches has been a Thriller for quite some time (Patrick Kennedy)

    05/11/2006 6:31:48 PM PDT · by Panerai · 37 replies · 1,894+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 05/11/2006
    Patrick Kennedy has been a party animal for quite some time, according to the National Enquirer, which comes up with some never-before-seen photos of the Rhode Island congressman partying like a rock star in the late ’80s and early ’90s. Now there’s a shock . . . . The 38-year-old son of Sen. Ted Kennedy, who just checked himself into rehab for prescription-drug addiction after an early-morning car crash in Washington, D.C., dressed up like disgraced pop star Michael Jackson - complete with blackface - for a party at his father’s Virginia home in 1989. “He applied dark makeup to...
  • Boehner says he noticed Kennedy’s problems

    05/10/2006 10:25:58 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 90 replies · 2,683+ views
    The Hill ^ | 9 May 06 | Jackie Kucinich
    During a briefing with reporters yesterday, Majority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) said he was aware of Rep. Patrick Kennedy’s (D-R.I,) substance-abuse problem and had “noticed it before.” In response to a question about the handling of Kennedy’s early-morning car accident by the Capitol Police, Boehner indicated that it would be easier to make a judgment when all of the facts are released. He then elaborated on the question, saying he had known of Kennedy’s problem. “For those who have been around here, worked here, he has been fighting this disease for a long time, as has been testified to by...
  • Patrick & Ted Kennedy aka: Patched & Fatboy Free Magnet

    05/09/2006 7:04:18 PM PDT · by Optic Nerve · 13 replies · 1,787+ views
    Howie Carr's Website ^ | May 9 2006 | Howie Carr
    Howie Carr has done it again! I'd like to think it's a rare photo...Patches & Fatboy loaded down with coolers, but I'd guess there are more of these than of the Statue of Liberty. Capn' Carr is giving away these magnets in a shameless self promotion of his radio show. Howie, c'mon! The poor guy's got a disease! It's not his fault, and it was a prescription, not like David, or Skakel, or Michael, or the old Patches, or I guess any of them. Cut the victim some slack. As to a free magnet of these models of integrity and...