Statement on the Death of Sen. Daniel...

Statement on the Death of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye

There are 13 comments on the The Wall Street Journal story from Dec 17, 2012, titled Statement on the Death of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye. In it, The Wall Street Journal reports that:

Here is a statement posted by the office of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, who died Monday at age 88.

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“Headed toward the cliff”

Since: Nov 07

Tawas City, Michigan

#1 Dec 17, 2012
I guess it's a good thing he didn't run for re-election this year.

R.I.P.
hmmmmm

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Dec 17, 2012
easy statement

he was old
he died
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#3 Dec 17, 2012
True Democrat.
American hero and Medal of Honor winner.
So very, very few can say the same for themselves.

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#4 Dec 17, 2012
A great hero....RIP
Billy Ringo

Rego Park, NY

#5 Dec 17, 2012
Every time I hear this guy's name, I immediately remember the old Sam Rayburn (or was it LBJ) story about Inuoye.

Seems war hero Inuoye (he lost an arm,) entered the Capital building on his first day as a newly elected congressman, and he is met by Speaker Rayburn (Mister Sam). So, Rayburn sticks out his hand and says nice to meet you Congressman Inuoye.

A big smile comes over Inuoye - for Mister Sam knows who he is. Inuoye says, so you know who I am, hu?

Mister Sam says, of course I do. How many one armed Japs do you think we have around here.
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#6 Dec 17, 2012
Billy Ringo wrote:
Every time I hear this guy's name, I immediately remember the old Sam Rayburn (or was it LBJ) story about Inuoye.
Seems war hero Inuoye (he lost an arm,) entered the Capital building on his first day as a newly elected congressman, and he is met by Speaker Rayburn (Mister Sam). So, Rayburn sticks out his hand and says nice to meet you Congressman Inuoye.
A big smile comes over Inuoye - for Mister Sam knows who he is. Inuoye says, so you know who I am, hu?
Mister Sam says, of course I do. How many one armed Japs do you think we have around here.
Sam Rayburn or LBJ?

Maybe Strom Thurmond? Or Jesse Helms?

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#7 Dec 17, 2012
Al Gore Sr.

“Life is Good”

Since: Nov 08

Perpignan

#8 Dec 18, 2012
Gary wrote:
True Democrat.
American hero and Medal of Honor winner.
So very, very few can say the same for themselves.
Yep, you have to wonder when he joined the dark side. Who will hide Obama's COLB now?
Billy Ringo

United States

#9 Dec 18, 2012
Gary wrote:
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Sam Rayburn or LBJ?
Maybe Strom Thurmond? Or Jesse Helms?
No, it was whoever was Speaker when Inuoye was first elected to the House. Pretty sure it was Rayburn.
Peace On Earth

Oscoda, MI

#10 Dec 18, 2012
WW2 vet. I salute him! RIP. I can't tell how much I thank him!
Sheik Yerbouti

Doylestown, PA

#11 Dec 18, 2012
We are losing over 1,000 WW2 vets a day. I hope what they did and accomplished will never be forgotten. My dad served in the Pacific and was at Iwo Jima and Okinawa and lived through two kamikaze attacks on his ship.
Billy Ringo

Rego Park, NY

#13 Dec 18, 2012
Pull My Finger wrote:
<quoted text>Sounds like something that would come from the mouth of Joe Biden.
This from someone was calls himself "Pull My Finger".
oh yeah

United States

#14 Dec 18, 2012
Gary wrote:
True Democrat.
True dat!

http://community.seattletimes.nwsource.com/ar...

Anyone who loved the Yankees 1990s-2000s success should thank Sen Inouye - he was key to financing it!

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