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89. HAH! no wonder the sun came out today n/t
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  -William F. Buckley has died. Fridays Child  Feb-27-08 10:22 AM   #0 
  - Not to sound ghoulish. But I wish he would have held on 'til November. n/t  Guy Whitey Corngood   Feb-27-08 10:25 AM   #1 
  - Well there goes about a couple of hundred words we will never hear again.  Mountainman   Feb-27-08 10:26 AM   #2 
  - I thought he was brilliant even though I didn't agree with him.  barb162   Feb-27-08 11:17 AM   #29 
  - I Had a Soft Spot for Buckley as Well  ribofunk   Feb-27-08 12:18 PM   #49 
  - Oh, man...  Pogue.Mahone   Feb-27-08 02:06 PM   #76 
  - The Moynihan comparison is brilliant!  civildisoBDence   Feb-27-08 03:35 PM   #86 
  - Yes Moynihan was wonderful. Brilliance oozed out of every pore.  barb162   Feb-27-08 05:21 PM   #97 
  - I must confess that I picked up a number of affectations from him...  mitchum   Feb-27-08 05:59 PM   #100 
  - I'm a left-wing radical. But I have to speak up on behalf of  coalition_unwilling   Feb-27-08 01:55 PM   #73 
  - Certainly his .... ahhhh .... ahhhh .... ahhhh .... ahhhhh ...  BearSquirrel2   Feb-27-08 08:47 PM   #110 
  - The Right went so overboard he actually sounded semi-reasonable in the end  BeyondGeography   Feb-27-08 10:26 AM   #3 
  - The GOP has lost a voice of moderation.  alfredo   Feb-27-08 11:37 AM   #35 
     - Hell, they lost someone who could actually put a sentence together!  BlueEyedSon   Feb-27-08 03:45 PM   #87 
     - Damn, you beat me to it!  mitchum   Feb-27-08 04:38 PM   #93 
     - Really.  alfredo   Feb-27-08 05:02 PM   #94 
     - He was a moderate compared to the rabid people they have as their intellectuals now.  IsItJustMe   Feb-28-08 09:28 PM   #129 
  - He was a cold hearted, self reverential cloistered conservative  annabanana   Feb-27-08 10:27 AM   #4 
  - It helps when you're born into a rich family like he was.  barb162   Feb-27-08 11:18 AM   #30 
  - The modern anti-intellecutal Right...  smb   Feb-27-08 10:29 AM   #5 
  - Sad... he deserves more. (nt)  redqueen   Feb-27-08 12:31 PM   #53 
  - You know...  Pogue.Mahone   Feb-27-08 02:14 PM   #79 
  - Frankly, I *prefer* 'em stupid...  Orsino   Feb-27-08 07:58 PM   #108 
  - So sad. In the days before the Far Right, he gave a respectful listen.  SteveM   Feb-27-08 10:29 AM   #6 
  - RIP: More Libertarian over time then Repuke. He was in favor of Drug Legalization  ReformedChris   Feb-27-08 10:30 AM   #7 
  - Buckley was against the Iraq war  kegler14   Feb-27-08 10:30 AM   #8 
  - I Was Reading the Preface of a Dictionary  ribofunk   Feb-27-08 12:28 PM   #50 
  - Awww, that brought tears to my eyes  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-27-08 10:31 AM   #9 
  - You forgot something  BigDaddy44   Feb-27-08 11:21 AM   #33 
  - I would not piss on his grave if it was on fire  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-27-08 11:53 AM   #42 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-27-08 11:49 AM   #38 
     - You're soooo right  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-27-08 11:51 AM   #40 
        - You and I may both vote Democratic...  BobbyVan   Feb-27-08 12:30 PM   #51 
           - Yeah, well I never voted for a war criminal and I never supported a coup in the US  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-27-08 01:45 PM   #68 
              - Wow....dickhead  BigDaddy44   Feb-27-08 02:02 PM   #75 
              - Hahaha, you almost make me laugh  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-27-08 05:04 PM   #95 
              - Grow a heart, CroPro  civildisoBDence   Feb-27-08 02:23 PM   #82 
                 - Your love for Buckley reveals something more than you know  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-27-08 05:06 PM   #96 
  - Alas, he is deceased, that is to say, departed, perished, reposed, perhaps you might allow...defunct  jgraz   Feb-27-08 10:31 AM   #10 
  - I rather enjoyed that. +1, jgraz!  bigworld   Feb-27-08 10:55 AM   #21 
  - and is he just pining for the fjords?  DBoon   Feb-27-08 11:45 AM   #37 
  - Very good...  verges   Feb-27-08 11:52 AM   #41 
  - "He was brilliant. He was also wrong."  Robb   Feb-27-08 01:16 PM   #63 
  - I will miss the pleasant prose.  Festivito   Feb-27-08 12:48 PM   #55 
  - Your post is fantabulous, adriot, ingenious, canny, pertinent, and dare I say  DrZeeLit   Feb-27-08 12:57 PM   #60 
  - ..and soon to be inhumed... Godspeed, Mr. Buckley. We won't see your like again soon. nt  Hekate   Feb-27-08 01:19 PM   #65 
  - He is an ex-pundit......n/t  Wilber_Stool   Feb-27-08 01:53 PM   #72 
  - LOL!  mitchum   Feb-27-08 04:37 PM   #91 
  - lest we not forget...  pc1971   Feb-27-08 07:02 PM   #107 
  - I logged in to tell you I just snorted wine out of my nose.  snailly   Feb-27-08 09:09 PM   #111 
     - I trust it was ahhhh an amusing little wine with ahhhh a bit of presumption....nt  Hekate   Feb-28-08 12:45 PM   #122 
  - I used to watch "Firing Line" all the time. All of us Commies watched.  Dhalgren   Feb-27-08 10:32 AM   #11 
  - I'm one who saw Firing Line a few times. Buckley was always ready  applegrove   Feb-27-08 11:03 AM   #23 
  - Bush cons have turned on Buckley in recent years.  calmblueocean   Feb-27-08 10:32 AM   #12 
  - RIP  Thothmes   Feb-27-08 10:34 AM   #13 
  - Good fucking riddance!!!!!!!!!  pattmarty   Feb-27-08 10:38 AM   #14 
  - Good riddance CIA propagandist "Crypto-Fascist" scum  rosetta627   Feb-27-08 10:41 AM   #17 
  - does anyone from the other side of the isle deserve any respect in your view?  ourbluenation   Feb-27-08 11:58 AM   #43 
  - Look, I grew up during his early years as the ONLY (at the time)......  pattmarty   Feb-27-08 12:41 PM   #54 
     - oh please, you're throwing all righties into one big blob. it's silly and you sound like a kook.  ourbluenation   Feb-27-08 12:52 PM   #56 
        - Yeah, okay stick your head back in the sand. There are a lot.......  pattmarty   Feb-27-08 12:55 PM   #58 
           - Coulter & Co weren't fit to lick his boots. If you and other "left leaning people" on DU wanna  ourbluenation   Feb-27-08 02:09 PM   #77 
              - Yeah, okay. Disagree you did, and you're still wrong about him.  pattmarty   Feb-27-08 04:37 PM   #92 
  - This is wrong for an RIP thread, okay? Take it elsewhere. nt  Hekate   Feb-27-08 01:23 PM   #66 
     - Hahaha, you make me laugh  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-27-08 01:46 PM   #69 
     - Oh please, we're not talking about Franklin Roosevelt here.  pattmarty   Feb-27-08 05:26 PM   #99 
        - That's not the issue...  Hekate   Feb-27-08 06:28 PM   #105 
           - Then what? A prayer for the dead? He was a Catholic, let us pray.  pattmarty   Feb-28-08 10:09 AM   #119 
              - Those here who are unable to meet him on his intellectual ground have sounded like boors...  Hekate   Feb-28-08 12:49 PM   #123 
                 - Yeah, and so fucking what? Read the article today in the........  pattmarty   Feb-28-08 12:55 PM   #124 
                    - Not a hero. And you win the Iggy prize.  Hekate   Feb-28-08 02:49 PM   #126 
  - Aw, man...  Prag   Feb-27-08 10:39 AM   #15 
  - i'd sooner listen to Buckley read the phone book for 10 hours  Blue_Tires   Feb-27-08 11:05 AM   #24 
     - YES!  barb162   Feb-27-08 11:21 AM   #32 
  - William F. Buckley dies at 82 (CNN)  eppur_se_muova   Feb-27-08 10:40 AM   #16 
  - I always enjoyed his writings on language  bigworld   Feb-27-08 10:45 AM   #18 
  - Buckley and Myron Cope on the same day?????  Red Zelda   Feb-27-08 10:45 AM   #19 
  - Myron Cope DIED??? "This is Myron Cope, ON SPORTS!" OMG, this old  wienerdoggie   Feb-27-08 11:15 AM   #28 
  - I respected him. He was a great intellect and was no hack.  kstewart33   Feb-27-08 10:47 AM   #20 
  - He was, but god he was such an arrogant ass!  Political Heretic   Feb-27-08 10:59 AM   #22 
  - I sometimes wonder how much of that was an act.  bigworld   Feb-27-08 11:14 AM   #26 
     - You know, that thought crossed my mind too. :)  Political Heretic   Feb-27-08 11:19 AM   #31 
        - He Absolutely Came Across as Arrogant  ribofunk   Feb-27-08 12:31 PM   #52 
  - I loved listening to him talk, just to hear the words and for no other reason!  lonestarnot   Feb-27-08 03:25 PM   #85 
  - RIP. He never really became a Neocon, so I had some respect for him.  wienerdoggie   Feb-27-08 11:13 AM   #25 
  - Fitting  Defenestrate   Feb-27-08 11:14 AM   #27 
  - Wow, he was a great writer. That I respect.  montanto   Feb-27-08 11:25 AM   #34 
  - the ''father of modern american catholic conservatism''.  xchrom   Feb-27-08 11:42 AM   #36 
  - An apologist for Franco's Fascism  DBoon   Feb-27-08 11:51 AM   #39 
  - "arguing that he [Eichmann] was being subjected to a 'show trial'"  bean fidhleir   Feb-27-08 01:13 PM   #62 
  - throw wide the gates of Hell  Cheap_Trick   Feb-27-08 12:00 PM   #44 
  - I confess that's precisely what I thought.  CBHagman   Feb-27-08 01:30 PM   #67 
  - Buckley dead and Conrad Black in jail  daleo   Feb-27-08 12:01 PM   #45 
  - I respect him, a RW'er with an intellect, a rare breed (n/t)  harun   Feb-27-08 12:16 PM   #46 
  - Buckley was a avid sailor.  LeftHander   Feb-27-08 12:16 PM   #47 
  - So were William Colby and Philip Merrill...and they are both dead too  bobthedrummer   Feb-27-08 01:49 PM   #70 
  - his son writes some funny stuff, "Thank you for smoking" was a hilarious book.  chimpsrsmarter   Feb-27-08 12:18 PM   #48 
  - The man who declared in the 50's that only whites should get to vote,  TOJ   Feb-27-08 12:53 PM   #57 
  - Oh woe is me.  ooglymoogly   Feb-27-08 12:57 PM   #59 
  - He vaunted his superior intelect faithfully  lunatica   Feb-27-08 12:59 PM   #61 
  - An open-minded conservative  nebula   Feb-27-08 01:18 PM   #64 
  - Yeah, that's an oxymoron, by the way  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-28-08 06:00 AM   #112 
  - I'll kind of miss him in the sense one misses an old coal-fired  Hardrada   Feb-27-08 01:51 PM   #71 
  - "Aliteracy" is certainly an apt word for our condition. Thanks for supplying it. nt  Hekate   Feb-28-08 02:57 PM   #127 
  - Oh William F. Buckley, to use the other half of your double entente, ...  CRH   Feb-27-08 02:00 PM   #74 
  - "William Buckley" is "Rush Limbaugh" spelled backwards  RobertSeattle   Feb-27-08 02:09 PM   #78 
  - THAT is...  Pogue.Mahone   Feb-27-08 02:22 PM   #80 
  - nice link here...  Ysabel   Feb-27-08 02:23 PM   #81 
  - I'll say this much for him...  Hand   Feb-27-08 02:38 PM   #83 
  - link to Buckley - Chomsky debate  Magic Rat   Feb-27-08 02:48 PM   #84 
  - I was going to post this...  PassingFair   Feb-28-08 07:56 AM   #115 
  - One good thing about Buckley..  ananda   Feb-27-08 03:47 PM   #88 
  - HAH! no wonder the sun came out today n/t  burythehatchet   Feb-27-08 03:48 PM   #89 
  - Now there are NO articulate republicans  mitchum   Feb-27-08 04:36 PM   #90 
  - I met him once, when he gave a speech on our campus. Though I disagreed with him on about everything  apocalypsehow   Feb-27-08 05:23 PM   #98 
  - Well said. nt  Fridays Child   Feb-27-08 06:15 PM   #103 
  - The classic exchange...  mitchum   Feb-27-08 06:10 PM   #101 
  - R.I.P. and a Rec  sarcasmo   Feb-27-08 06:13 PM   #102 
  - Goodbye Fascist (nt)  fascisthunter   Feb-27-08 06:24 PM   #104 
  - the praise for his "respectability" and "erudition"  MisterP   Feb-27-08 06:56 PM   #106 
  - Good! This Nazi Bastard's Damage is Done!  santamargarita   Feb-27-08 08:18 PM   #109 
  - Hahaah, why isn't anyone attacking you for this?  Cronus Protagonist   Feb-28-08 06:01 AM   #113 
  - Someone has already said it ....  Trajan   Feb-28-08 07:26 AM   #114 
  - I've enjoyed reading his books since I was in HS...  LanternWaste   Feb-28-08 08:21 AM   #116 
  - Is THIS why our flags are at half-staff  LynneSin   Feb-28-08 08:34 AM   #117 
  - Fuck 'em. He's dead. Another one bites the dust!  plasticsundance   Feb-28-08 09:02 AM   #118 
  - You sound like a real nice person.......  jzodda   Feb-28-08 11:28 AM   #121 
  - Karma is going devour this guy's worthless soul  budkin   Feb-28-08 11:27 AM   #120 
  - Buckley was worse than Bush...  happydreams   Feb-28-08 02:07 PM   #125 
  - I never had anything nice to say about him while he was alive. So I'll just leave it at that.  Seabiscuit   Feb-28-08 05:32 PM   #128 
  - Wonkette: WFB has died, leaving no intellectual heirs.  sofa king   Feb-28-08 09:36 PM   #130 

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