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Kennedy won't run for re-election in RI

Kennedy won't seek re-election, marking end of era
WASHINGTON – Rep. Patrick Kennedy's decision not to seek re-election will leave Washington without a Kennedy in political office for the first time in more than 60 years.
The Rhode Island Democrat said Friday that he wants to focus more on his personal life and plans to continue the work he has done in Congress helping people overcome substance abuse problems. He said he can do the most good for other people in the field of substance abuse recovery.
"There are other things to life, and right now I want to explore them," the 42-year-old son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy told The Associated Press in a telephone interview.
WASHINGTON – Rep. Patrick Kennedy has decided not to seek re-election to Congress, saying his life is "taking a new direction."
Kennedy taped a message to be aired on television in Rhode Island on Sunday night. The Associated Press viewed the message ahead of the announcement.
The decision by the eight-term congressman comes less than a month after a stunning Republican upset in the race for the Massachusetts Senate seat his late father, Edward Kennedy, held for almost half a century.
Poll: Rep. Kennedy vulnerable in Nov.
Analyst: It could be the race of his career
Congressman Patrick Kennedy may be facing his most difficult re-election campaign in 16 years, according to an exclusive WPRI-12 Poll released this week.
The poll shows 31 percent of those interviewed said they would “consider another” candidate and 28 percent said they would “vote to replace” Kennedy. Those who would re-elect the eight-term Congressman came in at 35 percent. Five percent weren’t sure.

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"...for whatever minimal gains evading truth may have in a political sense, they are beyond negligible when it comes to the bigger picture. This will be demonstrated clearly in the coming era."

Ditto that.


. @ @ . Power to the People!
@ O @ -----> PEOPLE
. @ @ . NOT Corporate Entities!

Good riddance, Kennedys!

Good bye Kennedy family. It's about time you leave our political system. You guys are no longer welcome!

now look up all the CEO'S and

now look up all the CEO'S and Police Chiefs who have resigned in the last month..

“Defiance of God’s Law will eventually bring havoc to a society.” - Dr. Ron Paul

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Makes you wonder

Whats up?

Prepare to be amazed!

"...now look up all the CEO'S and Police Chiefs who have resigned in the last month."

Interesting how many there are, isn't it? I believe that we'll see even higher numbers of "fat cats and big dogs" moving into more 'heart centered' vocations and lifestyles - they'll also be giving more in contributions to those in need and to programs designed to give back to society.

Why is this trend expanding?
The prophesy said that the Avenging Angel was beginning His rounds; that the greedy elite must now repent = give all that they own to the needy. If they refused, His soft footfall would cause the morter between the bricks in their unholy mansions to crumble, reducing them to rubble. If they repented, they would be spared their lives, but not their possessions. The prophesy has begun to be fulfilled.

This is a time of transition from one World Age into another. Keep watching, because the changes to our collective reality will soon be undeniable!


The Illinois earthquake was mild compared to the one that leveled parts of Haiti last month, according to the USGS. The Haiti quake was about 33,000 times as powerful.

Some of the strongest earthquakes ever known to hit the United States took place in the Mississippi River valley in 1811, 1812, and 1895, but Wednesday's Illinois event was 250 miles or more to the north of those temblors, said Randy Baldwin, a geophysicist with the USGS.

"This is a different area geologically," he said, calling Wednesday's earthquake unrelated to the New Madrid quakes of the 19th century.

I'm wondering about how the mob bosses in that area are faring...

. @ @ . Power to the People!
@ O @ -----> PEOPLE
. @ @ . NOT Corporate Entities!

Or you could just go with economic reality.

Bad times are a'coming. Politicians and top executives are probably on the top of the list for the torch-carrying peasants.

They are afraid for thier lives.

~Live life to its fullest, with an open heart, open arms and most important... an open mind~

the only Kennedy worth his

the only Kennedy worth his salt was JFK.. Teddy was a creep. One less moron in the house..

“Defiance of God’s Law will eventually bring havoc to a society.” - Dr. Ron Paul



10-15 million more voters need to believe in non-interventionism (liberty) at home and abroad to change America. Minds changed on Syria. Minds changing on privacy. "Printing money" is part of the dialogue. Win minds through focus, strategy.

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How many does that make

that aren't running for re-election?

This day is just getting

This day is just getting better and better. Thanks for the good news!

Trust in God, but tie your camel tight.

"Socialism needs two legs on which to stand; a right and a left. While appearing to be in complete opposition to one another,they both march in the same direction." - Paul Proctor

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