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Kennedy Endorses Water Dog For Obama Family [from the unbelievable but true file!]
WBZTV.Com ^ | January 13, 2009

Posted on 04/13/2009 1:08:57 PM PDT by ETL

Kennedy Endorses Water Dog For Obama Family
[from the unbelievable but true file!]
WBZTV.Com ^ | January 13, 2009

Senator Ted Kennedy made an important political endorsement Tuesday [January 2009]. Massachusetts' Senior Senator endorsed the Portuguese water dog as the perfect pet for the nation's new first family.

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"A Portuguese water dog is the perfect choice for first dog," Kennedy said in a written statement. "The Obama girls -- and their parents -- will love a Portuguese water dog. They're loyal, smart, loving and they became a real part of the family. And they definitely do not shed."

Senator Kennedy and wife Vicki have three Portuguese water dogs of their own. Sunny and Splash often accompany Kennedy to the Senate. "They love being around people and being part of the action," he said.

The Kennedy's just added a third Portuguese water dog to the family, a puppy named Captain Courageous – or 'Cappy' for short. ..."


Senator Ted Kennedy's
Portuguese Water Dog puppy,
"Captain Courageous".

http://wbztv.com/watercooler/obama.family.dog.2.906743.html


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 111th; bho44; bo; bodyodor; captaincourageous; chapaquidick; firstpets; kennedyfamily; kennedyscandals; maryjo; splash; tedkennedy; tedtheswimmer; waterdog
Barack Obama's family pick first puppy, a Portuguese water dog named Bo
April 12, 2009


"file picture of a Portuguese water dog, the breed Barack Obama's family has picked as the first puppy"

THE family of US president Barack Obama have chosen a Portuguese water dog to be the first pet.

In what was one of the White House's most tightly kept secrets, the Washington Post revealed Mr Obama's daughters, 10-year-old Malia and seven-year-old Sasha, have settled on a pup named Bo.

The Post published photos of the presidential puppy meeting Mr Obama's family. See the photos here.

The black-and-white puppy is a gift from Senator Ted Kennedy. Bo is scheduled to make his big debut to the American public early next week.

Mr Obama's daughters chose the name Bo because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, the newspaper reported.

White House aides told The Associated Press that the office of the first lady arranged an exclusive deal on the dog story with the Post.

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,23599,25324305-38198,00.html?from=public_rss

1 posted on 04/13/2009 1:08:57 PM PDT by ETL
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To: ETL

They probably already named the dog “Teddy.”


2 posted on 04/13/2009 1:10:07 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: ETL

“Splash” is the sound a Delmont 88 makes when it hits the water.


3 posted on 04/13/2009 1:10:46 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: ETL

If I ever get one, I’m going to name him “Oldsmobile”.


4 posted on 04/13/2009 1:11:20 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: massgopguy

has the dog been fully vetted?


5 posted on 04/13/2009 1:11:35 PM PDT by TWP guy (don't take the blue pill)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Should have named it Mary Joe.


6 posted on 04/13/2009 1:11:50 PM PDT by Ben Mugged ("You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom".)
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To: ETL

If it has floppy ears and is neutered it will fit in perfectly in the Obama Whitehouse.


7 posted on 04/13/2009 1:12:02 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: ETL
Poor dogie.

Will it go the route of Clinton's dog, Buddy?

8 posted on 04/13/2009 1:13:10 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: the invisib1e hand

I can’t believe Ted Kennedy actually named his Water Dogs “Splash” and “Captain Courageous”!


9 posted on 04/13/2009 1:14:43 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: Joe 6-pack
Also they must neglect to pay it's animal registration tax.

BTW, this is just an Hungarian Puli by another name. The net's experts say all the "water dogs" are just "water dogs" ~ the gay marriage sites tell us "all same thing GI", but I don't know what that's about eh.

10 posted on 04/13/2009 1:14:46 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: ETL

This dog comes from the same breeder as the Kennedy’s. I believe it’s also a littermate to their new puppy.


11 posted on 04/13/2009 1:14:46 PM PDT by Valpal1 (Always be prepared to make that difference.)
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To: ETL

Buy American.
Chesapeake Retriever


12 posted on 04/13/2009 1:16:35 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona....)
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To: ETL

Exactly what’s needed to combat somali pirates.


13 posted on 04/13/2009 1:17:09 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: muawiyah

"Portugese? Well....there goes the neighborhood."

14 posted on 04/13/2009 1:19:30 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: the invisib1e hand; ETL

Hey! That Ted doesn’t have any brain damage from the tumor, after all. The Portuguee is a perfect companion for midnite swims off the bridge!


15 posted on 04/13/2009 1:20:21 PM PDT by Kenny Bunk (The Election of 2008: Given the choice between stupid and evil, the stupid chose evil.)
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To: Valpal1
I believe it’s also a littermate to their new puppy.

Ted named the new "Water Dog" puppy "Captain Courageous". It seems like he's poking fun at the Mary-Jo incident.

16 posted on 04/13/2009 1:20:33 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

No. Too easy. I’m sitting this one out.


17 posted on 04/13/2009 1:20:49 PM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: ETL

18 posted on 04/13/2009 1:20:53 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: Joe 6-pack

LOL!!!!


19 posted on 04/13/2009 1:22:00 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Once you have had a poodle.. uhh.. ahhh..


20 posted on 04/13/2009 1:22:15 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Which dog is that? Isn’t theirs black?


21 posted on 04/13/2009 1:23:26 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

Figures. Knappy hair.


22 posted on 04/13/2009 1:25:45 PM PDT by truth_seeker
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To: ETL

He’s the white sheep of the family.


23 posted on 04/13/2009 1:25:45 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth to a Liberal, is like a crucifix to a vampire))))
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To: ETL
"Mr Obama's daughters chose the name Bo because first lady Michelle Obama's father was nicknamed Diddley, the newspaper reported."

And here I thought they named the dog after Uncle Joe Biden's son.

24 posted on 04/13/2009 1:29:12 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: ├čudda├čudd
Buy American.
Chesapeake Retriever

A Chesapeake is too much dog for them.

A toy poodle would be more Barack's speed.

25 posted on 04/13/2009 1:29:17 PM PDT by CASchack
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To: Ben Mugged

I was thinking “Chappy” as a nickname for for “Chappaquiddick”

Or how about just “Swimmer”


26 posted on 04/13/2009 1:29:28 PM PDT by silverleaf (We live in interesting times: now the entire IRS works for a tax evader)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He has named that dog “Honky.”


27 posted on 04/13/2009 1:29:52 PM PDT by verity ("Lord, what fools we mortals be!")
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To: CASchack

A toy poodle and a jar of peanut butter for Barry.....


28 posted on 04/13/2009 1:33:32 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona....)
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To: ETL

If Mary Jo Kopechne had been a Portuguese Water Dog, Senator Boozebag might have been POTUS.


29 posted on 04/13/2009 1:33:39 PM PDT by surely_you_jest
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To: All

“Negligent homicide is a criminal charge brought against people who, through criminal negligence, allow others to die.

Negligent Homicide is a lesser included offense to first and second degree murder, in the sense that someone guilty of this offense can expect a more lenient sentence, often with imprisonment time comparable to manslaughter. U.S. states all define negligent homicide by statute. In some, the offense includes the killing of another while driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negligent_homicide


30 posted on 04/13/2009 1:34:33 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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Between “Splash” and “Captain Courageous” I’d say Teddy is suffering from the OJ mentality of mocking your victim. Ain’t nothing courageous about leaving your girl to die after the big splash. If I were part of Mary Jo’s family I don’t know how I would have kept myself from taking the law into my own hands by now.


31 posted on 04/13/2009 1:37:00 PM PDT by messierhunter
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To: ETL

The Muslim community isn’t going to be happy. This can be used to alienate him from those 99%+ in the Muslim world who believe he is a Muslim and is tricking the infidel Christian and Jews. Obama is one confused individual.


32 posted on 04/13/2009 1:38:41 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Join the Constitution Party)
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To: ETL
Kennedy Endorses Water Dog For Obama Family [from the unbelievable but true file!]

A Water Dog is a must in case you take a drive with Teddy the Drunk around Chappaquidick.

33 posted on 04/13/2009 1:39:34 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (FUBO AntiCHRIST Kenyan Usurper - "When in the course of human events ....")
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To: ETL

For once Kennedy is a real subject matter expert.


34 posted on 04/13/2009 1:42:26 PM PDT by nufsed (Release the birth certificate, passport and school records.)
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To: ├čudda├čudd

If Teddy had a retriever, how different things would be.


35 posted on 04/13/2009 1:43:37 PM PDT by BykrBayb (May God have mercy on our souls. ~ ├×)
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To: ETL
They may not shed but they stink. Their faces always smell unless you get trim the face hair constantly.
36 posted on 04/13/2009 1:44:06 PM PDT by mojitojoe ( Idiots elected a Marxist ideologue with narcissistic personality disorder & America is dying.)
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To: the invisib1e hand
In what was one of the White House's most tightly kept secrets, the Washington Post revealed Mr Obama's daughters, 10-year-old Malia and seven-year-old Sasha, have settled on a pup named Bo.

For a tightly kept secret the fact that the Obamas were getting a Portugese water dog was announced months ago. They decided on that breed because one of the girls is allergic to dogs, and the Portugese water dog does not shed, hence no dander to deal with. I remember reading about this decision previously. If this is the way they are keeping secrets...tightly kept ones at that...they didn't do a very good job of it.

37 posted on 04/13/2009 1:45:29 PM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: TWP guy
has the dog been fully vetted?

No.

Or did you mean the Obamas' new pet.

38 posted on 04/13/2009 1:45:58 PM PDT by magslinger (The first dog has papers but the President doesn┬ĺt. How interesting!-cubsfanconswoman)
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To: FreeAtlanta
This can be used to alienate him from those 99%+ in the Muslim world who believe he is a Muslim and is tricking the infidel Christian and Jews.

They may believe that, but Obama's "religion" for the past 20+ years has been "Black Liberation Theology".

For all you'll ever need or want to know about
Wright's "Black Liberation Theology",
see my FR Home page:
(see Section 4)
http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/

39 posted on 04/13/2009 1:46:06 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: mojitojoe
They may not shed but they stink. Their faces always smell unless you get trim the face hair constantly.

Same must hold for the 'other' end. But that's true for lots of dogs.

40 posted on 04/13/2009 1:49:55 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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“I am proud to endorse the Portuguese water dog as the next First Dog of the United States,” Senator Kennedy said. “They have a can do and hopeful spirit. They are smart. They are resilient. They are determined. They are optimistic. And they are tireless. Sounds like a perfect fit for the Obama Family and the Obama Administration.”

http://wbztv.com/watercooler/obama.family.dog.2.906743.html


41 posted on 04/13/2009 1:55:49 PM PDT by ETL (ALL the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: BykrBayb
LOL, I suppose things may have been different....∞
42 posted on 04/13/2009 2:23:57 PM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona....)
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To: ETL

All the discussion about the choice of pet sounds awfully like a refined conversation about the merits of different brands sources of Brie or which is the most appropriate out of 17000 variations of Chardonnay goes best with truffles flambeau in midafternoon.


43 posted on 04/13/2009 4:36:33 PM PDT by arthurus ( H.L. Mencken said, "Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.")
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To: ETL

IN SONG, THE ULTIMATE YOUTUBE MOCKING OF TEDDY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SMqOe5iBQEI


44 posted on 04/13/2009 10:19:41 PM PDT by doug from upland (10 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: ETL

45 posted on 04/13/2009 10:25:20 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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