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arcos Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-06 04:07 PM
Response to Reply #42
51. Elections are March 28, and he was the leading candidate...
Plus, he just recently founded a new centrist political party... probably how will this affect the outcome is anyone's guess.
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  -Israel's Sharon en route to hospital - source sabra  Jan-04-06 02:25 PM   #0 
  - BBC - Sharon rushed to hospital  DoYouEverWonder   Jan-04-06 02:27 PM   #1 
  - Sharon rushed to J'lem hospital; reason unclear  Scurrilous   Jan-04-06 02:33 PM   #2 
  - this is not good  dwickham   Jan-04-06 02:34 PM   #3 
  - Arafat is still dead though  uppityperson   Jan-04-06 02:35 PM   #4 
  - Generalissimo Franco is still dead, too!  NuttyFluffers   Jan-04-06 11:58 PM   #154 
     - Really?! I just thought that he took another "turn for the worse..."  Rhiannon12866   Jan-05-06 09:02 AM   #191 
  - Umm, wouldn't it be best if they released this once he got to the hospital  Greeby   Jan-04-06 02:37 PM   #5 
  - That'll happen when you've been accused of taking $3 million in bribes  Tempest   Jan-04-06 02:40 PM   #6 
  - Wonder if sinister Bibi is waiting in the wings, smacking his chops  tatertop   Jan-04-06 02:51 PM   #8 
  - I wouldn't be surprised to find out...  Tempest   Jan-04-06 03:40 PM   #13 
     - Yes, he is all of that.  tatertop   Jan-04-06 03:55 PM   #15 
  - Argh! We don't always get the best things offered. But prison,  0007   Jan-04-06 04:29 PM   #64 
  - Well, with luck  Turbineguy   Jan-04-06 02:48 PM   #7 
  - This is winding up to be one of the craziest elections in Israel ever  liberalpragmatist   Jan-04-06 02:52 PM   #9 
  - He's fat and old, not a good combo.  951-Riverside   Jan-04-06 02:54 PM   #10 
  - Fat and old - - sigh - - describes a few of us!  papau   Jan-04-06 03:08 PM   #11 
     - I AM NOT FAT!  hang a left   Jan-04-06 04:15 PM   #54 
        - LOL - nor am I in my wife's eyes :-)  papau   Jan-04-06 04:27 PM   #61 
  - MSNBC: Sharon suffers "significant stroke"... nt  arcos   Jan-04-06 03:37 PM   #12 
  - CNN also reporting it as "significant stroke..."  Cooley Hurd   Jan-04-06 03:41 PM   #14 
  - CNN: Sharon Suffered SIGNIFICANT Stroke  matcom   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #16 
  - Is this a new stroke or more details about the last one?  Connie_Corleone   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #17 
  - new. today  matcom   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #18 
  - New from what I just saw  Lone_Star_Dem   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #20 
  - New stroke  Tempest   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #24 
  - cnn.com also says powers have been transfered to his deputy... nt  arcos   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #19 
  - Freepers will say it's payback  Loonman   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #21 
  - "It's a miracle! He's already up and walking about!" sez Anderson Cooper.  stopbush   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #22 
  - It was a miracle that he HAD the stroke  Cronus Protagonist   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #25 
  - HAHAHAHAHAHAHA  matcom   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #27 
  - I see it too!  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #23 
  - No matter what you think of Sharon, Benjamin Netenyahu is worse...  6th Borough   Jan-04-06 07:38 PM   #118 
  - I'm not surprised....  liberalnurse   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #26 
  - His stroke's timing is almost as good as William Casey's stroke  htuttle   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #28 
  - Is there some link between Sharon's stroke, * calling in all  woodsprite   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #38 
     - I'm not sure that there is any injection that you can give a stroke to  ...of J.Temperance   Jan-04-06 04:28 PM   #63 
        - I just heard that it could have been the blood thinners  goclark   Jan-05-06 11:39 AM   #196 
  - On respirator; paralysis of lower body; Sajay Gupta saying...  Cooley Hurd   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #29 
  - Yeap....this is it!  liberalnurse   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #36 
  - How can he suffer another stroke while in a hospital, under the direct  The Stranger   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #30 
  - He wasn't in the hospital  SW FL Dem   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #31 
  - Maybe he was poisoned by Hamas?  IanDB1   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #32 
  - But I don't think he eats Hummus?!?  Up2Late   Jan-04-06 04:04 PM   #49 
  - there are two types of strokes  sabbat hunter   Jan-04-06 06:28 PM   #100 
  - Poisoned? possibly  AntiCoup2K4   Jan-05-06 03:19 AM   #190 
  - no, he was rushed to the hospital  nodehopper   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #40 
  - It happens every day....  liberalnurse   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #43 
  - because drs and nurses and hospitals can't prevent everything  uppityperson   Jan-04-06 04:08 PM   #52 
  - Strokes aren't always preventable n/t  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-04-06 04:21 PM   #57 
  - We're health care providers, not God  rainbow4321   Jan-04-06 05:06 PM   #69 
  - Damn  tavalon   Jan-05-06 01:28 AM   #184 
     - Nice try.  The Stranger   Jan-05-06 09:33 AM   #195 
  - Easily. How would they prevent it?  belle   Jan-04-06 05:48 PM   #95 
  - You have an interesting idea about our power  tavalon   Jan-05-06 01:24 AM   #183 
  - Is he dead yet? (here we go again)  uppityperson   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #33 
  - He died yesterday.  Bleachers7   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #37 
  - Being brought into surgery right now (possible blood on brain)  Cooley Hurd   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #34 
  - CNN reporting it is a cerebral hemorrhage  SW FL Dem   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #35 
  - AP just reported that Sharon  quaoar   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #39 
  - More from AP:  quaoar   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #41 
  - Anyone know Israeli politics? What now?  patcox2   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #42 
  - Elections are March 28, and he was the leading candidate...  arcos   Jan-04-06 04:07 PM   #51 
  - I hope it's NOT "BiBi" who is a Neocon...........but...who knows?  KoKo01   Jan-04-06 05:20 PM   #81 
     - Bibi makes Sharon look like a conscientious objector. /NT  6th Borough   Jan-04-06 07:47 PM   #121 
  - and?  DS1   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #44 
  - Oh yeah, an Israeli PM at death's door is *so* irrelevant.  Posteritatis   Jan-04-06 05:18 PM   #76 
  - Powers were transferred from Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to his  sinkingfeeling   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #45 
  - Who is the deputy? nm  texpatriot2004   Jan-04-06 03:56 PM   #46 
     - Sharon suffers serious stroke  Scurrilous   Jan-04-06 04:02 PM   #48 
     - Ehud Olmert...  Wordie   Jan-04-06 04:10 PM   #53 
     - but...  psriter   Jan-04-06 05:15 PM   #73 
     - Analysis: As acting PM, Olmert can make all urgent decisions  Scurrilous   Jan-04-06 05:12 PM   #71 
  - But...They shouldn't have waited so long for surgery...He should have had  KoKo01   Jan-04-06 05:19 PM   #78 
     - We can't be sideline quarterbacks here  tavalon   Jan-05-06 01:32 AM   #185 
  - MSNBC reporting that analysts have said his life may be in danger... n/t  Wordie   Jan-04-06 03:59 PM   #47 
  - His life is unquestionably in peril...  Mithras61   Jan-04-06 04:04 PM   #50 
     - Actually, ischemic stroke  FlaGranny   Jan-04-06 04:21 PM   #58 
     - My mistake. I misread the article. (n/t)  Mithras61   Jan-04-06 04:27 PM   #62 
     - With strokes, quick treatment is the key.  Wordie   Jan-04-06 04:26 PM   #60 
  - He should have never came back to work  lovuian   Jan-04-06 04:19 PM   #55 
  - Sharon Suffers a Cerebral Hemorrhage  cal04   Jan-04-06 04:20 PM   #56 
  - This is very bad news and I sincerely wish Mr. Sharon the best  ...of J.Temperance   Jan-04-06 04:22 PM   #59 
  - Ariel! I'm so sorry!  No Exit   Jan-04-06 04:33 PM   #65 
  - "It looks very bad. I don't know if he will recover," the source said.  hang a left   Jan-04-06 04:36 PM   #66 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-04-06 04:44 PM   #67 
  - You think it's all to get Netanyahu in? BiB is a FAV of NeoCons..but  KoKo01   Jan-04-06 04:57 PM   #68 
  - Well, Sharon's deputy probably wouldn't do well in the elections.....  AntiCoup2K4   Jan-04-06 05:21 PM   #84 
     - Okay....I could go with a little  KoKo01   Jan-04-06 05:45 PM   #93 
     - Maybe the hospital in Jerusalem was an HCA affiliate?  AntiCoup2K4   Jan-04-06 10:16 PM   #138 
     - You've left Peretz out of your analysis. I don't really know if this turn  Wordie   Jan-04-06 06:29 PM   #101 
     - Labor could benefit from this as well.  6th Borough   Jan-04-06 07:57 PM   #126 
  - That was also my first thought  mitchum   Jan-04-06 05:19 PM   #79 
  - Jesus, you people. Strokes do happen, you know?  belle   Jan-04-06 05:53 PM   #97 
  - But I thought the BFEECIAKGBNSAIDFWTFBBQ was behind all ailments!  Posteritatis   Jan-04-06 07:55 PM   #124 
  - You didn't know we doctors and nurses are Gods  tavalon   Jan-05-06 01:37 AM   #186 
  - Yeah right.  gulfcoastliberal   Jan-04-06 07:10 PM   #106 
  - Never mind that he is close to 78 and has terrible health.  Zynx   Jan-04-06 07:56 PM   #125 
  - Sharon's haemorrhage "massive" - hospital chief  sabra   Jan-04-06 05:07 PM   #70 
  - Massive is not good  tavalon   Jan-05-06 01:39 AM   #187 
  - Sharon collapses, may not survive  MnFats   Jan-04-06 05:15 PM   #72 
  - Sharon in Poor Heath  erpowers   Jan-04-06 05:15 PM   #74 
  - I hope for the best outcome.  fbahrami   Jan-04-06 05:15 PM   #75 
  - For those of you that hate Sharon...  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 05:18 PM   #77 
  - Well, it's going to be interresting, that's for sure. nt  bemildred   Jan-04-06 05:20 PM   #80 
  - that's the scarest part...  sabra   Jan-04-06 05:20 PM   #82 
  - Time enough  sweetheart   Jan-04-06 07:40 PM   #119 
  - Lay it out for us and for the "newbies" who don't know who could be worse!  KoKo01   Jan-04-06 05:21 PM   #83 
  - Bibi Netanyahu will take Gaza back by force!  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 05:28 PM   #85 
     - Sorry for posting BeBe instead of BiBi...can you give some "context"  KoKo01   Jan-04-06 05:36 PM   #87 
     - There are no "clean" choices in the Middle East  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 06:45 PM   #102 
        - If the choice were between Netanyahu and Peretz, you don't think they  Wordie   Jan-04-06 07:05 PM   #105 
           - Israelis are very concerned about security  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 07:17 PM   #110 
              - As far as the Bush comparison, many people in this country are wising up  Wordie   Jan-05-06 01:44 AM   #188 
     - I fear Bush and Bibi will do horrible things  tatertop   Jan-04-06 07:43 PM   #120 
  - I agree.  NEOBuckeye   Jan-04-06 06:15 PM   #99 
  - I presume you are speaking of Netanyahu, but Likud is 3rd in the polls:  Wordie   Jan-04-06 06:52 PM   #104 
     - Kadima was built around Sharon's personality  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 07:11 PM   #107 
     - Minor parties can put bibi on top. some of the parties that joined  Tom Joad   Jan-05-06 12:55 AM   #182 
  - I remember his doctor downplaying the first stroke  daleo   Jan-04-06 05:33 PM   #86 
  - And were your doubts based on your examination, Dr. Frist?  onenote   Jan-04-06 10:39 PM   #148 
     - I did post words to this effect at the time (do a search if you like)  daleo   Jan-05-06 03:10 AM   #189 
  - Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Suffers Massive Stroke.....  rsmith6621   Jan-04-06 05:44 PM   #88 
  - Bummer.. I was really sorry to hear that.  Kahuna   Jan-04-06 05:44 PM   #89 
  - This will make things interesting over there  CatholicEdHead   Jan-04-06 05:44 PM   #90 
  - Here comes the compassion of the DU.  seriousstan   Jan-04-06 05:44 PM   #91 
  - "massive organ failure"- NBC  HillDem   Jan-04-06 05:44 PM   #92 
     - For those who don't watch Cable...has he "passed on?" n/t  KoKo01   Jan-04-06 05:48 PM   #94 
     - This is broadcast news  HillDem   Jan-04-06 06:04 PM   #98 
     - That sounds like he's not coming back.  belle   Jan-04-06 05:52 PM   #96 
  - Hospital sources: Bleeding in PM`s brain is extensive, but not in,,,  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 06:49 PM   #103 
  - PM Sharon clings to life (Ynetnews)  Wordie   Jan-04-06 07:16 PM   #109 
  - NPR reported that blood thinners given to him following first stroke  CornField   Jan-04-06 07:11 PM   #108 
  - Major events in the life of Ariel Sharon  bemildred   Jan-04-06 07:35 PM   #111 
  - May he get what he deserves.  fbahrami   Jan-04-06 07:35 PM   #112 
  - Does it mention Sabra and Shatilla?  manic expression   Jan-04-06 07:35 PM   #113 
  - Only vaguely. They leave out all the facts and horrible details.  tatertop   Jan-04-06 07:35 PM   #117 
  - Massacres in Lebanon?  Nimrod2005   Jan-04-06 07:35 PM   #114 
  - Is someone getting inside information that he has passed???  hang a left   Jan-04-06 07:35 PM   #115 
  - You can infer his prognosis. nt  bemildred   Jan-04-06 07:35 PM   #116 
  - Forgot one:  fshrink   Jan-05-06 12:52 AM   #180 
  - Sharon having organ failure  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 07:49 PM   #122 
  - Olmert to chair emergency Israel cabinet meet  hang a left   Jan-04-06 07:53 PM   #123 
  - 04:30 Hadassah hospital: PM`s surgery has lasted five and a half hours  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 09:14 PM   #127 
  - Hadassah hospital: PM`s surgery has lasted five and a half hours so far .  Scurrilous   Jan-04-06 09:15 PM   #128 
  - 05:19 Surgeons complete draining blood from PM`s brain (Channel 1)  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 09:22 PM   #129 
  - 05:31 Sharon`s physician leaves hospital, refuses to comment on PM`s  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 09:43 PM   #130 
  - this is looking pretty grim...  sabra   Jan-04-06 09:46 PM   #131 
     - I am sitting here just wondering how bad things will get with Sharon gone!  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 09:55 PM   #133 
        - I hope the foundation for the Kadima movement is established enough  sabra   Jan-04-06 09:58 PM   #134 
  - 05:44 PM aide: Situation very sensitive, hospital will issue update later  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 09:53 PM   #132 
  - I guess this means he is gone it seems. eom  hang a left   Jan-04-06 10:00 PM   #135 
     - Sharon aides leave hospital, decline comment  sabra   Jan-04-06 10:04 PM   #136 
  - NBC Martin Fletcher: Sharon may not survive the night!  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 10:10 PM   # 
  - Stroke, Hemorrhagic:  Scurrilous   Jan-04-06 10:25 PM   #140 
     - There just hasn't been even a ray of hope  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 10:26 PM   #142 
  - Sharon still alive - Israel Radio reporter  sabra   Jan-04-06 10:10 PM   #137 
  - 06:10 Report on Sharon`s condition to be broadcast at 6:45 A.M. Israel tim  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 10:23 PM   #139 
  - What time is it in Israel now? Do you know? eom  hang a left   Jan-04-06 10:25 PM   #141 
  - Israel Time: 06:28 (EST+7)  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 10:27 PM   #143 
  - I think they're seven hours ahead...  Scurrilous   Jan-04-06 10:28 PM   #145 
  - I think it's 6:30 AM.  Wordie   Jan-04-06 10:31 PM   #147 
  - thanks for the edit. eom  hang a left   Jan-04-06 10:28 PM   #144 
     - CNN said at 11:45 PM ET, they expect statement  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 10:30 PM   #146 
  - 06:44 Sharon returned to surgery after undergoing CT scan (Channel 1)  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 10:47 PM   #149 
  - they didn't take any questions....  sabra   Jan-04-06 10:59 PM   #150 
     - and they haven't stopped the bleeding either  IndianaGreen   Jan-04-06 11:05 PM   #151 
        - You are correct, there will be a new government  still_one   Jan-04-06 11:22 PM   #153 
  - Sharon taken back into surgery a second time after CT scan  still_one   Jan-04-06 11:14 PM   #152 
  - Not good ... No matter what happens Sharon  lovuian   Jan-05-06 12:05 AM   #155 
  - Israeli PM Ariel Sharon Suffers Massive Stroke  mom cat   Jan-05-06 12:43 AM   #179 
  - i hope he survives...  NuttyFluffers   Jan-05-06 12:10 AM   #156 
  - NYT: Difficulties in Treating Sharon's Kind of Stroke  liberalpragmatist   Jan-05-06 12:17 AM   #157 
  - Wasn't he just in the hospital for a minor  liberalhistorian   Jan-05-06 12:17 AM   #158 
  - When he was in the hospital 3 weeks ago, they found a small  napi21   Jan-05-06 12:17 AM   #160 
  - Not necessarily. They are from 2 different things.  uppityperson   Jan-05-06 12:18 AM   #164 
  - I heard Sanjay Gupta on CNN say about the same thing.  napi21   Jan-05-06 12:17 AM   #159 
  - Occusive vs. Hemorrhagic Strokes  NoodleyAppendage   Jan-05-06 12:17 AM   #161 
  - Uncontrolled bleeding is bad news...  lovuian   Jan-05-06 12:17 AM   #162 
  - My mom had a hemorrhagic brainstem stroke almost 2 years ago......  kestrel91316   Jan-05-06 12:18 AM   #163 
  - George Bush: We are praying for Sharon's recovery  TomClash   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #165 
  - This is the kiss of death nt  TomClash   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #166 
  - I join Mr. Bush in wishing Sharon a speedy recovery  Charlie Brown   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #167 
  - Don't give Bush any credit for anything.  NEOBuckeye   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #172 
  - mister bush?? the death bring from hell to hundreds of thousands? mister?  NIGHT TRIPPER   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #174 
  - Shades of Terri Schiavo. The barely alive merit more consideration  BleedingHeartPatriot   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #168 
  - Agree  Christa   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #170 
  - Oh, it's just standard. *Not* to say anything would be churlish even for  belle   Jan-05-06 12:54 AM   #181 
  - I pray  InaneAnanity   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #169 
  - When does Der Bu$h have time to sleep?  crizzo5137   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #171 
  - Bush Prays?!?!?!  stepnw1f   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #173 
  - Enough with all the praying !!!  C_U_L8R   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #175 
  - Personally, I prefer to write to Santa Klaus.  fshrink   Jan-05-06 09:22 AM   #193 
  - As Jon Stewart says...with all this praying, how does he have any time  NYC Liberal   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #176 
  - Goodbye, Ariel!  EST   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #177 
  - LOL. A "man of peace"! And the Idiot is a genius.  fshrink   Jan-05-06 09:21 AM   #192 
  - I pray for Palestinians who face home demolitions,  Tom Joad   Jan-05-06 12:42 AM   #178 
  - 16:15 Kadima`s Ramon: Peres should be named PM under existing conditions  sabra   Jan-05-06 09:29 AM   #194 
  - Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says he wishes for Sharon`s death  sabra   Jan-05-06 11:46 AM   #197 
 

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