Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Plane Crashes in Alaska: Former Senator Ted Stevens Feared Killed


A small plane carrying nine people crashed sometime today in southwest Alaska. Among the passengers were former Alaska senator Ted Stevens, who was unseated in 2008 by Democrat Mark Begich, and former NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe. O'Keefe briefly became the face of NASA when the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated and crashed in Texas in early 2003.

Earliest reports state that five were killed and four survived. Mr. O'Keefe's and Senator Stevens' fates were unknown at this time.

Our thoughts, prayers and best wishes to go the victims and their families.

5 Comments:

At August 10, 2010 at 2:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for doing the right thing and not gloating over Steven's probable death....if it were Ted Kennedy, the DC bars would be full of Rethuglicans celebrating.

 
At August 10, 2010 at 5:29 PM, Blogger jurassicpork said...

C'mon, even I have more class than that.

 
At August 10, 2010 at 8:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I don't
jo6pac

 
At August 11, 2010 at 2:40 AM, Anonymous Not gloating said...

Doesn't change the fact that Stevens was a crook while he was alive, though. I'm not gloating, but I'm not eulogizing him just because he died tragically. If he had gone to federal prison like he should have, Stevens would be alive now.

 
At August 11, 2010 at 11:10 AM, Blogger jurassicpork said...

I'm not eulogizing him, either. I'm just relaying the news and passing on my condolences.

 

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