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  1. #1 U.S. Sen. Robert Byrd, 90, has been hospitalized for observation, a spokesman tells C 
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    Heard this on Fox News, headline on CNN.com, no link yet.
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    Talk about not knowing when to retire! I wish him well, but it might be time for him to let someone else have a chance. He makes the case for term limits.

    Have to admit I admire his stamina.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SarasotaRepub View Post
    Heard this on Fox News, headline on CNN.com, no link yet.
    They always happen in three's ,Kennedy,Bird,.....Mc Cain ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by megimoo View Post
    [SIZE="2"]They always happen in three's ,Kennedy,Bird,.....Mc Cain ?[/SIZE]

    bite your tongue!:eek:
    At Coretta Scott King's funeral in early 2006, Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert Kennedy, leaned over to him and whispered, "The torch is being passed to you." "A chill went up my spine," Obama told an aide. (Newsweek)
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    He got upset with Cheney's remark

    WASHINGTON (AP) Vice President Dick Cheney threw a verbal insult at West Virginians on Monday, but quickly apologized.

    Talking about his family roots and how he's distantly related to Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, the vice president noted that he had Cheneys on both sides of his family.

    "And we don't even live in West Virginia," Cheney quipped.
    Sen. Robert Byrd, D-W.Va., blasted Cheney, saying that for a vice president to openly display "such contempt and astounding ignorance toward his own countrymen" was an insult to all Americans.

    "Now that he or the administration he represents no longer needs their vote, Mr. Cheney apparently feels that he is now free to mock and belittle the people of West Virginia," Byrd said.
    http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5h...JXMMgD9127NVO0
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    Quote Originally Posted by megimoo View Post
    They always happen in three's ,Kennedy,Bird,.....Mc Cain ?
    Not to be ghoulish, but how about Kennedy, Bird and

    Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)January 23, 1924 (1924-01-23) (age 84)

    Don't want to tempt fate by including McCain
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    Quote Originally Posted by SaintLouieWoman View Post
    Not to be ghoulish, but how about Kennedy, Bird and

    Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)January 23, 1924 (1924-01-23) (age 84)

    Don't want to tempt fate by including McCain
    It's old Irish ,Word of death always comes in threes !I included Mc Cain because he has been sick or at least he was in to a hospital recently and I agree his death now would be a catastrophe . Lautenberg will live forever on the take !And that old liberal fosilized bird exhibits all of his liberal knee jerk roots by going after Chaney over a inocent remark about Obama.The Grand Floogal should be in a nursing home someplace quiet so he has time to make his peace with his maker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by megimoo View Post
    It's old Irish ,Word of death always comes in threes !I included Mc Cain because he has been sick or at least he was in to a hospital recently and I agree his death now would be a catastrophe . Lautenberg will live forever on the take !
    The bad ones always do. Sigh.

    Had 3 good aunts, 1 not so good one. You can guess which one lasted forever and ever.

    Had heard that bad things happen in 3's. Guess death is at the top of the "bad thing" list.
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    First Teddy now Sheets, its shaping up to be a good year. :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by megimoo View Post
    They always happen in three's ,Kennedy,Bird,.....Mc Cain ?
    That is sooooo very true, I have seen it many times in my life.
    They're not people, they're hippies!! -Cartman

    It is nothing against you to fall down flat, but to lie there - that's disgrace
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