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Erika Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-08-05 01:41 AM
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62. May Maria
look at the programs for the needy her husband is going to cut funds from, and think of the Rose's who weren't born wealthy.
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  -Retarded Kennedy sister dies at 86 kskiska  Jan-07-05 10:07 PM   #0 
  - What kind of title is that? nf  GRLMGC   Jan-07-05 10:10 PM   #1 
  - we just had a conversation about that  shamanstar   Jan-07-05 10:16 PM   #5 
  - Not "they"... it was the father, not Rose who did that to her. He  barb162   Jan-07-05 10:24 PM   #9 
  - That's true, he had it done  liberalhistorian   Jan-07-05 10:36 PM   #17 
     - isnt shriver very involved in the special olympics?  shamanstar   Jan-07-05 10:55 PM   #31 
     - Yes, she actually founded the  liberalhistorian   Jan-07-05 11:06 PM   #35 
     - It's worse than you think, too..  girl gone mad   Jan-08-05 12:01 AM   #51 
        - Still, as other posters here have said,  liberalhistorian   Jan-08-05 11:55 AM   #76 
           - it's such a magnificent procedure I for one feel that half  meppie-meppie not   Jan-08-05 01:02 PM   #82 
  - I understand that she was feeling her oats, as it were  MADem   Jan-08-05 12:02 AM   #52 
  - not to defend the practice  proud2Blib   Jan-08-05 12:55 AM   #56 
     - I do not think it was ever as popular as  DulceDecorum   Jan-08-05 10:29 AM   #71 
     - you are correct, surgery for the retarded was one of many procedures  bleedingheart   Jan-08-05 11:50 AM   #75 
     - Not just the retarded  MountainLaurel   Jan-08-05 07:58 PM   #87 
     - I saw a documentary on lobotomies. It was promoted it as a miracle cure.  chimpy the poopthrower   Jan-08-05 08:23 PM   #90 
  - One that is very 1950's  lebkuchen   Jan-08-05 03:51 AM   #64 
  - sick and inhumane, that's what  Skittles   Jan-08-05 12:47 PM   #79 
  - tragic  bpilgrim   Jan-07-05 10:11 PM   #2 
  - Ignorance is what we learn from...  patdem   Jan-07-05 10:16 PM   #4 
  - Their guilt = Special Olympics. Tragic. n/t  CottonBear   Jan-07-05 10:26 PM   #11 
  - Her Life, Silenced to maintain IMAGE. Common  bpilgrim   Jan-07-05 10:35 PM   #16 
     - OMG, what a horror.  Pirate Smile   Jan-07-05 10:46 PM   #26 
     - beyond despicable what they did to people  barb162   Jan-07-05 11:01 PM   #34 
     - Tragic  burrowowl   Jan-08-05 12:00 AM   #49 
     - I don't know which version is more accurate,  delete_bush   Jan-08-05 01:45 AM   #63 
  - they did it so it wouldn't EMBARRASS the ELITES  bpilgrim   Jan-07-05 10:26 PM   #12 
  - Supposedly the doctors sold Joe Kennedy on the lobotomy  dflprincess   Jan-07-05 10:30 PM   #13 
  - why do you suppose she was sent all the way to the middle of WI  barb162   Jan-07-05 10:36 PM   #18 
  - Actually, the family did visit  liberalhistorian   Jan-07-05 10:43 PM   #25 
  - yeah, but I am saying why send her several hundred miles away  barb162   Jan-07-05 10:54 PM   #30 
     - St. Coletta was considered THE "state of the art" Catholic institution...  HuckleB   Jan-07-05 11:56 PM   #48 
     - i am pretty sure everyone who is lobotomized gives up reading and writing  Buck_Fush   Jan-08-05 04:20 AM   #66 
     - she never was aware her brother was president  Skittles   Jan-08-05 12:50 PM   #80 
  - father complained about... her embarrassing new interest in boys  bpilgrim   Jan-07-05 10:43 PM   #24 
  - "embarrassing new interest in boy" The philanderer is worried  barb162   Jan-07-05 10:59 PM   #33 
  - Maybe Joe was incestuous and jealous too  Swamp Rat   Jan-07-05 11:24 PM   #37 
  - An interesting family  dannynyc   Jan-08-05 11:29 AM   #74 
  - The Bushes, on the other hand,  kskiska   Jan-08-05 12:01 PM   #78 
  - Great Deal of Arrogance in That Era  Crisco   Jan-08-05 01:19 PM   #86 
  - I tend to believe that, too,  liberalhistorian   Jan-07-05 10:40 PM   #20 
  - Yes, he really was gambling that the operation would IMPROVE her condition  spooked   Jan-08-05 05:53 AM   #68 
  - The difference...  HuckleB   Jan-07-05 11:41 PM   #41 
     - sure  bpilgrim   Jan-07-05 11:48 PM   #44 
     - Yes, she's lucky GWB's in the same boat. GHWB would do it in a flash.  HuckleB   Jan-07-05 11:54 PM   #46 
        - don't give'm no ideas  bpilgrim   Jan-07-05 11:54 PM   #47 
        - this country needs GWB to have one! ;-) nt  meppie-meppie not   Jan-08-05 01:04 PM   #83 
     - too true!! n/t  proud2Blib   Jan-08-05 01:07 AM   #58 
     - Didn't Babs and Bush1 go golfing the day after their daughter died?  antigone382   Jan-08-05 08:21 PM   #89 
  - May she rest in peace.  Ilsa   Jan-07-05 10:12 PM   #3 
  - I never knew about the lobotomy.  baba   Jan-07-05 10:16 PM   #6 
  - Whoah! I was about to alert on the title b/c I thought  Heddi   Jan-07-05 10:17 PM   #7 
  - you'll notice the family statement uses another form of the word. It  barb162   Jan-07-05 10:33 PM   #15 
  - oh I noticed that, and I know the "use" of the word was more acceptable  Heddi   Jan-07-05 10:39 PM   #19 
     - AP wrote the article. The headline is in a few google links too  sonicx   Jan-07-05 10:43 PM   #23 
     - Doesn't matter if it was AP or the PI  Heddi   Jan-07-05 10:49 PM   #27 
     - yeah and this woman who had an enormous injustice done to her is  barb162   Jan-07-05 11:23 PM   #36 
     - A bit off topic, but on the point you made  MADem   Jan-08-05 12:19 AM   #53 
  - I thought the same thing....  Catchawave   Jan-07-05 10:42 PM   #21 
     - You will be shocked by this  proud2Blib   Jan-08-05 01:06 AM   #57 
  - Since when does AP use 'Retarded'?  sonicx   Jan-07-05 10:22 PM   #8 
  - It's AP alright. Odd...  BrotherBuzz   Jan-07-05 10:51 PM   #29 
  - SInce forever. AP Style Book doesn't change much with the times.  HuckleB   Jan-07-05 11:51 PM   #45 
  - Rest in Peace Rosemary. n/t  OurVotesCount-Ohio   Jan-07-05 10:25 PM   #10 
  - Rest in peace indeed.  SCRUBDASHRUB   Jan-07-05 10:32 PM   #14 
     - I remember a picture I saw  liberalhistorian   Jan-07-05 10:50 PM   #28 
  - That's so sad. Rest in peace Rosemary  rockedthevoteinMA   Jan-07-05 10:43 PM   #22 
  - To me "retarded" is not a bad or hurtful word any more than to say  barb162   Jan-07-05 11:43 PM   #42 
  - "Retarded" is a medical term  Nevernose   Jan-07-05 10:58 PM   #32 
  - Yeah I know that.  rockedthevoteinMA   Jan-07-05 11:27 PM   #38 
  - Exactly.  HuckleB   Jan-07-05 11:44 PM   #43 
  - Very classy of that wesite to use the word "retarded".  cat_girl25   Jan-07-05 11:31 PM   #39 
  - Most states have legislation  DulceDecorum   Jan-08-05 10:19 AM   #70 
  - This is such a sad and tragic story. I weep for all of the Kennedys.  PartyPooper   Jan-07-05 11:34 PM   #40 
  - Wow. The AP is despicable. They used her death to take hits at the Kennedy  w4rma   Jan-08-05 12:01 AM   #50 
  - Lots of information here at psychosurgery.org  Mizmoon   Jan-08-05 12:29 AM   #54 
  - Lobotimies used to be popular  Erika   Jan-08-05 12:51 AM   #55 
  - My deepest grief  chookie   Jan-08-05 01:15 AM   #59 
  - nicely said and TY...nt  meppie-meppie not   Jan-08-05 01:11 PM   #85 
  - Ted Kennedy brought Rosemary to a Kerry rally in Wisconsin  eowyn_of_rohan   Jan-08-05 09:29 PM   #94 
  - Please excuse me -- this is so sad for me  chookie   Jan-08-05 01:32 AM   #60 
  - Sad news  njdemocrat106   Jan-08-05 01:37 AM   #61 
  - May Maria  Erika   Jan-08-05 01:41 AM   #62 
  - R-I-P  Piperay   Jan-08-05 04:00 AM   #65 
  - omg! I was just talking about her to our kids yesterday,  alphafemale   Jan-08-05 04:59 AM   #67 
  - Pictures of Rosemary  spooked   Jan-08-05 06:01 AM   #69 
  - Rest in peace Rosie, now you can finally rest in peace.  merh   Jan-08-05 10:46 AM   #72 
  - I'm concerned that at some point, the term "developmentally disabled"  Ilsa   Jan-08-05 11:09 AM   #73 
  - Yes, "retarded" was a replacement for "cretin" or "idiot"  Logansquare   Jan-08-05 12:55 PM   #81 
     - and here I thought "cretin" & "idiot" were reserved for shrub  meppie-meppie not   Jan-08-05 01:07 PM   #84 
  - May she rest in peace.  bleedingheart   Jan-08-05 12:01 PM   #77 
  - RIP Rosemary Kennedy  dumtacetclamat   Jan-08-05 08:04 PM   #88 
  - I'm sorry I still find the title hostile and offensive  sleipnir   Jan-08-05 08:42 PM   #91 
  - My condolences to Senator Kennedy and the entire Kennedy family.  TankLV   Jan-08-05 08:48 PM   #92 
  - Do we still use the term 'retarded'  TheEconomist   Jan-08-05 08:51 PM   #93 
 

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