Saturday, January 03, 2015

Obituaries

Former Massachusetts senator Edward Brooke, 95, the first black senator since Reconstruction, has died.

He was a Republican back in the days when most of them were honorable, back before they went totally off the deep end.
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Country singer Jimmy Dickens, 94, remembered for ditties like "Let the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose" has died.

Dickens continued to perform as recently as December 20th.

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