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U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy dies
Reuters via Yahoo News ^ | August 25, 2009 | Scott Malone

Posted on 08/25/2009 11:38:13 PM PDT by Islaminaction

By Scott Malone – 20 mins ago BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, a towering figure in the Democratic Party who took the helm of one of America's most fabled political families after two older brothers were assassinated, has died, his family said. He was 77. "Edward M. Kennedy, the husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle we loved so deeply, died late Tuesday night at home in Hyannis Port (Massachusetts)," the Kennedy family said in a statement. One of the most influential and longest-serving senators in U.S. history -- a liberal standard-bearer who was also known as a consummate congressional dealmaker -- Kennedy had been battling brain cancer, which was diagnosed in May 2008. "We've lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joyous light in our lives, but the inspiration of his faith, optimism, and perseverance will live on in our hearts forever," the family statement said. "He loved this country and devoted his life to serving it. He always believed that our best days were still ahead, but it's hard to imagine any of them without him," the family added.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 111th; cultureofcorruption; democrats; democratscandals; government; mythmaking; obama; revisionisthistory; swimmerbuysit; tedkennedy
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1 posted on 08/25/2009 11:38:14 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

This should of been posted in the news section. I apologize.


2 posted on 08/25/2009 11:39:22 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

It is...twice.


3 posted on 08/25/2009 11:40:46 PM PDT by top 2 toe red (O-B-A-M-A = One Big Ass Mistake, America.)
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To: top 2 toe red

I see. Please delete mods.


4 posted on 08/25/2009 11:42:04 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

Ted Kennedy is dead
____________________

The bar is open!

Drinks on the house!

Its PARTAY time


5 posted on 08/25/2009 11:43:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Toward the TOTUS State-Nightmare in Obamaland .. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: Islaminaction
All my life I've been sick to puking of Kennedy this, Kennedy that. Now they are at last almost gone.

Bless you, Teddy. RIP. May you find mercy and pity for your monstrosities.

6 posted on 08/25/2009 11:44:01 PM PDT by Mamzelle (Who is Kenneth Gladney?)
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To: Islaminaction

Bye.


7 posted on 08/25/2009 11:44:18 PM PDT by Shaka
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To: Islaminaction
a liberal standard-bearer who was also known as a consummate(DRINKER) congressional dealmaker!
8 posted on 08/25/2009 11:46:14 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: Islaminaction
The man who even democRATs knew was worse than Jimmy Carter has died.

God bless Mary Jo.

9 posted on 08/25/2009 11:46:42 PM PDT by South40 (Islam has a long tradition of tolerance, ~Hussein Obama, June 4, 2009, Cairo, Egypt)
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To: Islaminaction

Kennedy smears President Bush and our troops on the US Senate floor:

He described the Iraq war as a fraud “made up in Texas” as part of political strategy — accused the President of the US of “telling lie, after lie, after lie”, in order to go to war in Iraq.

Kennedy smears Judge Alito...Mrs. Alito in tears:

“In suggesting that Samuel Alito had belonged to a racist conservative group, Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy relied heavily on an essay published by the organization that sounded like a bigoted rant. The essay, titled ‘In Defense of Elitism.....But the magazine’s editor at the time says the article was pure satire, a send-up of what liberals think conservatives think. He added quote, ‘I think left-wing groups have been feeding Senator Kennedy snippets and he has been mindlessly reciting them,”

Sen. Edward Kennedy Smears the Nation

“On March 19, 2004, President Bush asked: ‘Who would prefer that Saddam’s torture chambers still be open?’ Shamefully, we now learn that Saddam’s torture chambers reopened under new management — U.S. management.”

A speech on the Senate floor, May 10, 2004.

Kennedy’s smear of Judge Bork on the US Senator floor:

“Robert Bork’s America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens’ doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution, writers and artists could be censored at the whim of the Government, and the doors of the Federal courts would be shut on the fingers of millions of citizens for whom the judiciary is — and is often the only — protector of the individual rights that are the heart of our democracy....”

Kennedy betrays President Reagan:

May 14, 1983 document from the KGB archives reveals that Senator Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) reached out to the General Secretary of the Soviet Union’s Communist Party, Yuri Andropov, to propose a kind of public relations strategy to counter President Reagan’s defense policy initiatives toward the Soviet Union, policies that Kennedy felt were too aggressive.


10 posted on 08/25/2009 11:46:51 PM PDT by roses of sharon (It is not actual suffering but a taste of better things which excites people to revolt: Hoffer)
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To: Islaminaction
"He loved this country and devoted his life to serving (SCREWING) it."
11 posted on 08/25/2009 11:47:35 PM PDT by blondee123 (Welcome to Communism under B. Hussein OBAMA!)
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To: roses of sharon

Thanks for all of that info.


12 posted on 08/25/2009 11:48:04 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

WOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

oops, sorry. Let us mourn...


13 posted on 08/25/2009 11:48:14 PM PDT by max americana (i)
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To: Islaminaction

Well, this certainly will crimp Obama’s vacation. How inconvenient!


14 posted on 08/25/2009 11:48:37 PM PDT by TCats
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To: roses of sharon

This damn traitor lived far to long.


15 posted on 08/25/2009 11:48:39 PM PDT by east1234 (It's the borders stupid! My new environmentalist inspired tagline: cut, kill, dig and drill)
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To: Islaminaction

He’s dead?


16 posted on 08/25/2009 11:50:04 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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17 posted on 08/25/2009 11:52:06 PM PDT by NoLibZone (North Korea? The only buildings in Hawaii at risk of destruction are those housing Obama's records!)
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To: Islaminaction

Mary Jo: “Hey Teddy. See this button? It has only one direction: DOWN! Step right in!”


18 posted on 08/25/2009 11:52:09 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Islaminaction
Sarah's statement was classy and short.

I would like to extend our sympathies to the Kennedy family as we hear word about the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy. He believed in our country and fought passionately for his convictions. -Sarah Palin and family

19 posted on 08/25/2009 11:53:09 PM PDT by Dianna (Obama Barbie: Governing is hard.)
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To: TCats

It will give him the chance to get in front of the cameras that he said he didn’t want on his (10th) vacation, to mention Kennedy in passing (literally, in this case) then put in a plug for his health insurance reform, or whatever the hell it’s being called these days.


20 posted on 08/25/2009 11:53:35 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: Islaminaction
This should of been posted in the news section. I apologize.

More like chat.

21 posted on 08/25/2009 11:53:40 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Islaminaction; Admin Moderator

If you would like to bring the mods’ attention to something, it’s a good idea to actually address the reply to them...


22 posted on 08/25/2009 11:54:28 PM PDT by Terpfen (FR is being Alinskied. Remember, you only take flak when you're over the target.)
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To: Islaminaction

I won’t pretend to feel any sorrow whatsoever at the long-overdue passing of this evil, evil man.


23 posted on 08/25/2009 11:54:43 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (http://www.conservatives4palin.com/)
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To: Islaminaction

Cowards die many times before their deaths. The valiant never taste of death but once.


24 posted on 08/25/2009 11:55:15 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative (I wonder why Solomon Ortiz (TX-27) is so afraid of talking with his constituents?)
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To: max americana

Our 40 year nightmare is over!

No “prayers for the family” — this is “burn in hell forever you socialist bastard murderer!”


25 posted on 08/25/2009 11:55:25 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: freedumb2003

40?

Try 47!


26 posted on 08/25/2009 11:56:56 PM PDT by NoLibZone (North Korea? The only buildings in Hawaii at risk of destruction are those housing Obama's records!)
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To: Mamzelle

Very prolific family.
Be nice to see the last of them.
Unfortunately they seem to go for politics.

Families I’d like to see quit politics:
Bush
Clinton
Kennedy (and relations like the Calif Governor and her puppet husband).


27 posted on 08/25/2009 11:57:14 PM PDT by OldArmy52 (Mainstream Media cheered: Ascension of Castro, Chavez and now Obama.)
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To: Dianna

So has there been a WH statement, or is that above their pay grade?


28 posted on 08/25/2009 11:57:23 PM PDT by GnuHere
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To: NoLibZone

I second that


29 posted on 08/25/2009 11:58:11 PM PDT by ErnstStavroBlofeld ("We will either find a way, or make one."-Hannibal/Carthaginian Military Commander)
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To: roses of sharon

Thanks for that roundup. I will only say RIP.


30 posted on 08/25/2009 11:59:20 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Dianna

Palin’s statement shows far more class that I would have done.

I’d, if restrained, would have said nothing.

Otherwise, I’d merely say that he most likely will not need winter clothing where he is now.


31 posted on 08/25/2009 11:59:50 PM PDT by OldArmy52 (Mainstream Media cheered: Ascension of Castro, Chavez and now Obama.)
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To: Islaminaction
U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy dies

Again? That's like the second time today!

Lord, I apologize for that one there, and be with all the starving Pygmies down there in New Guinea, Amen!

32 posted on 08/26/2009 12:00:13 AM PDT by RoadKingSE (How do you know that the light at the end of the tunnel isn't a muzzle flash ?)
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To: Mamzelle

AFter a few weeks of Kennedy glorification we MIGHT be able to watch some TV again.


33 posted on 08/26/2009 12:00:58 AM PDT by GeronL (Ted is dead, sir- begins train ride to hell .. http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: TCats
Obama will use it for a Schrei fest get his Socialist agenda passed.
34 posted on 08/26/2009 12:02:15 AM PDT by oyez ( damnant quod non intelligunt)
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To: Terpfen

Well what is the point now after there are conversations going?


35 posted on 08/26/2009 12:02:29 AM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

The only question that matters to me is WILL this help Obama ram through healthcare????


36 posted on 08/26/2009 12:02:54 AM PDT by toddausauras
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To: Paleo Conservative

Do cowards ever actually live?


37 posted on 08/26/2009 12:03:03 AM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

It appears that as long as a murderer of millions of people is an American, he is “great.” The glowing tribute from George H.W. Bush is stomach-turning.

The death of Ted Kennedy is no more an occasion for mourning and tributes than the death of Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, Mao.

There is no indication of repentance for his career of lies, murder, theft, and oppression.

His funeral will almost certainly take place at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Boston, from where Rose Kennedy was buried, unless for some reason the family desires a “state” funeral in Washington. In any case, the orgy will be broadcast, hundreds of pro-abortion Catholics will slither forward to receive Communion on camera. Archbishop Sean O’Malley will crouch in a linen closet for a week, until the funeral is over.


38 posted on 08/26/2009 12:03:13 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan
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To: Islaminaction

You’re the one who decided to get mod attention. I’m just telling you how to get their attention.


39 posted on 08/26/2009 12:05:02 AM PDT by Terpfen (FR is being Alinskied. Remember, you only take flak when you're over the target.)
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To: Islaminaction

Exactly how long will the worldwide MSM be talking about this?


40 posted on 08/26/2009 12:05:20 AM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (Conservatives obey the rules. Leftists cheat. Who probably has the political advantage?)
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To: Islaminaction

typical, wholly instrumental in landing us with Obama and then doesnt stick around to see the mess he created.

Sorry but this is one guy i will not be crying for, he’ll have to make his case to the big guy upstair for what he’s done in life.


41 posted on 08/26/2009 12:06:07 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: Terpfen

Thanks, have a good night.


42 posted on 08/26/2009 12:06:46 AM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Islaminaction

I’m not the expert. I was actually making a comment about how many threads there are about Senator Kennedy’s death.


43 posted on 08/26/2009 12:08:04 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative (I wonder why Solomon Ortiz (TX-27) is so afraid of talking with his constituents?)
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To: Islaminaction

I guess I’ll go into hibernation. Or else I will be throwing up daily.
He was NOT a ——— man (can’t type the word)
He was NOT a good family man
He was not a good senator.
the only reason he even has any success is that Jack and Bobby were murdered.
Pro abort...cowardly killer of a young woman.
I think we are in for disappointment in our fellow citizens.


44 posted on 08/26/2009 12:09:08 AM PDT by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: sunmars

guarantee you 100% the line will be “Ted made it his life work to make healthcare reform a reality, its up to us to do it for him”. I bet you 100% thats what they’ll do. Obama will use his death like a brooch for political use.


45 posted on 08/26/2009 12:09:24 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: Islaminaction
I've ripped on ted many times while he was alive. Now he is gone and I find no honor talking badly about him when it can only hurt his family.
46 posted on 08/26/2009 12:12:55 AM PDT by oldenuff2no (I'm a VET and damn proud of it!!! I did not fight for a socialist America!!!!!!!)
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To: sunmars

Ted made health care his life passion?
Thought observing the sky thru the bottom of a booze bottle was his passion.
When not busy scr*wing the American citizens.

Honest, objective commentators would say more along the lines of:
“Ding dong the witch is dead...”


47 posted on 08/26/2009 12:16:11 AM PDT by OldArmy52 (Mainstream Media cheered: Ascension of Castro, Chavez and now Obama.)
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To: sunmars
I bet you 100% thats what they’ll do. Obama will use his death like a brooch for political use.

Yep. Someone in life who was responsible for death and then never offered up his own fortune to take care of the "poor uninsured."

I hope he was in agony until Mary Jo came to take him away and send him to hell.

Every time they say "Ted Kennedy has died" I add "Thank God!"

48 posted on 08/26/2009 12:16:29 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (Communism comes to America: 1/20/2009. Keep your powder dry, folks. Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Islaminaction

nah, nah, nah nah...hey, hey, hey


49 posted on 08/26/2009 12:18:41 AM PDT by Shaka
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To: NoLibZone

“Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings - give us that precious jewel and you may take everything else!”

Patrick Henry

Adios, Slaver


50 posted on 08/26/2009 12:18:51 AM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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