Skip to comments.The Ugly Rich
Posted on 09/10/2011 6:18:06 AM PDT by Tribune7
John Kerry can trace his roots to John Winthrop and has a net worth of $239 million. His wife, Teresa, is worth a cool billion which she inherited from her first husband, H. John Heinz 3rd.
Pajamas Media notes that they did not pay a penny in taxes on the $4.8 million they earned last year.
Kerry, of course, is the progressive-leftist Democrat senator from Massachusetts who was the Democrat candidate for president in 2004 and was the darling of progressive leftists everywhere.
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Rich liberals push to raise taxes on “the rich” and then do everything in their power (hiring the best accountants and tax lawyers) to avoid paying taxes. Absolutely contemptible. Pay as little as you can in taxes. Good for you. Keep the money in the private economy. But be straight and consistent about it and work for lower taxes and spending.
"Under questioning from the Committee, Kerry referred to the democratically elected government of South Vietnam -- our allies -- as a "dictatorial regime, the Thieu-Ky-Khiem regime," while respectfully calling the North Vietnamese communist regime we were fighting by its oxymoronic official name, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and the murderous Viet Cong's political arm by their preferred "Provisional Revolutionary Government.":
June, 1970 -- Kerry joins Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW), a national veterans group that is part of the Peoples Coalition for Peace and Justice. The PCPJ is a broad coalition of local and national organizations, including the Communist Party, USA, "committed to conducting demonstrations aimed at ending the war in Indochina, and poverty, racism and injustice at home." The VVAW, CCI and PCPJ all have headquarters at 156 Fifth Avenue in New York City. VVAW Executive Secretary Al Hubbard, a former Black Panther, is also on the coordinating committee of the PCPJ. Hubbard soon appoints Kerry to the VVAW's Executive Committee, bypassing the normal election process.
Fact: The Black Panthers were revolutionary communists...
From the Maoist Internationist Movement:
[1960s/original] Black Panther Party [BPP] Archives
From the article: REVOLUTIONARY HEROS
"On May 1st, May Day , the day of the gigantic Free Huey rally, two of Alioto's top executioners vamped on the brothers from the Brown Community who were attending to their own affairs. These brothers, who are endowed with the revolutionary spirit of the Black Panther Party defended themselves from the racist pig gestapo [i.e., the police].
Pig Joseph Brodnik received his just reward with a big hole in the chest. Pig Paul McGoran got his in the mouth which was not quite enough to off him.
The revolutionary brothers escaped the huge swarm of pigs with dogs, mace, tanks and helicopters, proving once again that "the spirit of the people is greater than the man's technology."
To these brothers the revolutionary people of racist America want to say, by your revolutionary deed you are heroes, and that you are always welcome to our camp."
Source: Maoist Internationist Movement
Article: REVOLUTIONARY HEROS (May 11, 1969):
November 22, 1970 -- During a fund-raising tour for GI deserters, Vietnam Veterans Against the War and the Black Panthers, Jane Fonda is quoted in the Detroit Free Press as telling a University of Michigan audience:
"I would think that if you understood what communism was, you would hope, you would pray on your knees that we would someday become communist," and "The peace proposal of the Viet Cong is the only honorable, just, possible way to achieve peace in Vietnam."
John Kerry and the VVAW--Hanoi's American Puppets?
"Two recently discovered documents captured from the Vietnamese communists during the Vietnam War strongly support the contention that a close link existed between the Hanoi regime and the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) while John Kerry served as the group's leading national spokesman."
Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) Complete FBI files:
JOHN KERRY BEING HONORED, BY COMMUNISTS, FOR HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THEIR VICTORY OVER UNITED STATES
Source for both:
"Shortly after taking office in 1985, Kerry and Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa went on a fact-finding trip to Nicaragua, where they met with Daniel Ortega (right) and other Sandinistas. The trip was criticized when the Sandinistas cemented ties with Moscow."
We keep calling them hypocrites but they are worse than that. They want to bring back the monarchy with themselves as the monarchs.
Sorry, the only thing I got out of this is some people have money.
Some people have blogs.
Didn’t John Kerry serve in VietNam??
Kerry and his rich friends need all the exposure we can give them.
Kids just now entering the voting age need to know what
they have been spoon fed in school is whitewashed communism
and since the 0media are also spoon fed they will not report the truth
EXPOSURE anyway possible before they take over the internet freedom
last line of defense for real Americans.
The article’s statement that Kerry didn’t pay taxes on his income is somewhat misleading. It is a disservice to the credibility of PajamasMedia.
I was incredulous about this because the relative magnitudes of the numbers cited in the article seemed amiss. John Fn’ Kerry certainly had investment income greater than $4 million on his 1.2 billion net worth. If one bothers to check out the report linked by the article, it’s obvious that the $4 million is derived from tax-exempt municipal bonds. There is absolutely nothing wrong about availing oneself to the tax exemption from interest paid on municipal bonds, even if it is done by a weasel like John Fn’ Kerry.
There is absolutely nothing wrong with pointing out that a guy who thinks people don't pay enough in taxes didn't pay a penny on $4 million in income.
Nothing prevents Kerry from making non-tax exempt investments. If he was a real patriot he would GM's bonds, right?
At least according to Kerry.
Oh yeah and from what I hear, he had a medal he threw over a fence
for some strange reason.
On the other hand, the Democratic party is the party of the poor, it is in their best interest for as many people as possible to be poor and dependent upon the government.
“There is absolutely nothing wrong about availing oneself to the tax exemption from interest paid on municipal bonds, even if it is done by a weasel like John Fn Kerry.”
Ah, you mean the tax-exempt-municipal-bond loophole?
he had a medal he threw over a fence
for some strange reason.
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I think it was determined a while back that he did, in fact, throw (some) a medal over the fence, just not quite sure who’s it was.
The ‘reason’ being - it was more electable at the time to take that approach.....
Years later he decided it was good for his ‘resume’ for having served in VN.....
Hence, the cause of my bumper sticker —
“I was a “proud” Vietnam Vet before it was fashionable”.
The wording is over a VNSM with ‘proud’ interjected between a and Vietnam.
How the hell is this arrogant commie dork worth $230 million? What job has he ever held besides being a Senator which pays maybe a quarter mill a year? Did Tuh-Ray-Zuh give Poodle Boy THAT much of an allowance?
I still don’t get the point of the article. It says Kerry didn’t pay any taxes, Nancy has money and Barry got some too, now.
He inherited it. His great grandfather became filthy rich smuggling drugs.
He married another rich woman before Mrs. Heinz.
There goes my blood pressure again.
May all these people meet Ted Kennedy soon.
Progressive-leftist Democrat = Fabian Society
“Ah, you mean the tax-exempt-municipal-bond loophole?”
That’s the one. But just because he didn’t pay income taxes on tax-exempt interest doesn’t mean that he didn’t pay any taxes at all, which is the way many readers will interpret this article.
It is as bad for conservatives to use misleading argumentation as it is for liberals. Even worse: conservatives are generally on the right side of economic arguments; they don’t have to be misleading to make their case.
Figures. And he has the gall to walk around with this “Do you know who I am?” ‘tude which I read he actually has said a few times to people who didn’t kiss his arse fast enough.
What is it anyway with Democrats and arrogance? They always pick these idiots for President who have a psychotic level of arrogance. Gore is the worst, but Kerry comes in a close second with his “Reporting for duty” rant as if he expected the entire country to say “Oh thank you Mr. Kerry for being our savior!”
They have this seemingly psychotic delusions that the entire world worships them, it’s insane, it really is, although I must admit Obama hasn’t acted on the level of a Kerry, Clinton, Carter or Gore. Clinton was unbelievable, just so incredibly arrogant he would actually lie right on camera even though *he knew* everyone knew he was lying. He would do it anyway rather than man up. “What I say is the truth because I said it is”.
You ever read Ann Coulters column about how rich liberals contribute the least amount to charity? If I remember correctly, she exposed Gore for contributing $150 bucks one year. Even I give more than that, $300 to MDA every year, and I only make $40k a year, and this psychotic arrogant twit is a multi-millionaire, and that’s not from work of any kind.
How about Obama worth $10 million? Where the hell did he get that? Community organizer to POTUS and he is a multi millionaire?
I assume he treated the office as a lottery win as soon as he got in? Cashed in with a book deal ASAP and written by someone else? This is unreal.
The whole point of politicians in this country was so farmers back in the 1700s didn’t have to leave their land and meet somewhere to argue how things should be run. They hired or elected a “representative” which is much like a messenger boy.
So HOW the F did this concept of a messenger boy become akin to a lottery win? To where the messenger boy is treated like royalty today?
And don't forget who Kerry's running mate was.
Pretty pony could be end up being the first VP candidate to serve time in jail. Agnew never did.
LOL! I forgot about that guy! The Breck girl!
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