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The Ugly Rich
BillLawrenceOnline.Com ^ | 9-10-11

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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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: johnfondakerry; johnkerry; kerry; nottooswiftboat; taxevasion; yacht

1 posted on 09/10/2011 6:18:07 AM PDT by Tribune7
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To: Tribune7
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Why?

2 posted on 09/10/2011 6:19:53 AM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: humblegunner
Why?


3 posted on 09/10/2011 6:21:46 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Tribune7

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.


4 posted on 09/10/2011 6:23:38 AM PDT by all the best
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To: Tribune7
"...if the United States were to set a date for withdrawal the prisoners of war would be returned."-J.F. Kerry

"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.":
http://www.jewishworldreview.com/cols/chavez042804.asp
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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.
http://www.wintersoldier.com/index.php?topic=Timeline
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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 [1969], 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):
http://web.archive.org/web/20060717050055/http://www.etext.org/Politics/MIM/bpp/index.html
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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."
http://www.wintersoldier.com/index.php?topic=Timeline
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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."
http://www.wintersoldier.com/staticpages/index.php?page=puppets
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Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) Complete FBI files:
http://www.wintersoldier.com/index.php?topic=VVAWFBI

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Photograph of Madame Binh and Jane Fonda
Displayed in the Women’s Museum, Saigon, May 28, 2004
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JOHN KERRY BEING HONORED, BY COMMUNISTS, FOR HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THEIR VICTORY OVER UNITED STATES

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Source for both:
http://www.tinyvital.com/Misc/KerryHonoredByCommunists2.htm

5 posted on 09/10/2011 6:24:11 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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"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."
http://www.boston.com/globe/nation/packages/kerry/062003.shtml


6 posted on 09/10/2011 6:24:57 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: all the best
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.

We keep calling them hypocrites but they are worse than that. They want to bring back the monarchy with themselves as the monarchs.

7 posted on 09/10/2011 6:29:05 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Tribune7

Sorry, the only thing I got out of this is some people have money.


8 posted on 09/10/2011 6:33:29 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Vendome
Sorry, the only thing I got out of this is some people have money.

Some people have blogs.

9 posted on 09/10/2011 6:36:22 AM PDT by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: Tribune7

Didn’t John Kerry serve in VietNam??


10 posted on 09/10/2011 6:38:01 AM PDT by pricilla (one should always try to be smarter than the equipment one is operating - Amajato)
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To: Tribune7

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
in anything.

EXPOSURE anyway possible before they take over the internet freedom
last line of defense for real Americans.


11 posted on 09/10/2011 6:38:42 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: Vendome
The problem isn't having money. The problem is having money and not wanting others to have money.
12 posted on 09/10/2011 6:38:53 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Tribune7

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.


13 posted on 09/10/2011 6:39:55 AM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: Skepolitic
There is absolutely nothing wrong about availing oneself to the tax exemption from interest paid on municipal bonds,

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.

14 posted on 09/10/2011 6:46:38 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Tribune7

BINGO!


15 posted on 09/10/2011 6:48:36 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: pricilla

Oh yeah and from what I hear, he had a medal he threw over a fence
for some strange reason.


16 posted on 09/10/2011 6:52:37 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Rabid democRATS and 0bama the dictator own it all now.)
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To: TribalPrincess2U
The Republican party is the party of the rich, it is in their best interest for as many people as possible to be rich.

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.

17 posted on 09/10/2011 6:58:53 AM PDT by reg45
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To: Skepolitic

“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?


18 posted on 09/10/2011 7:00:13 AM PDT by PLMerite (Shut the Beyotch Down! Burn, baby, burn!)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

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.


19 posted on 09/10/2011 7:10:04 AM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98) If govt involved, the more outlandish a scheme appears, the truer it probably is.)
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To: Tribune7

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?


20 posted on 09/10/2011 7:12:39 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: humblegunner; Tribune7

OH!

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.

And then?


21 posted on 09/10/2011 7:17:58 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
How the hell is this arrogant commie dork worth $230 million?

He inherited it. His great grandfather became filthy rich smuggling drugs.

Really

22 posted on 09/10/2011 8:06:50 AM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
He's a serial gigolo.

He married another rich woman before Mrs. Heinz.

Cheers!

23 posted on 09/10/2011 8:16:15 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Tribune7
Don't forget former Senate majority leader Tom Daschle who went from selling insurance in Aberdeen, SD to being a multimillionaire through shady income tax deals and marrying an uber rich lobbyist. John Kerry also was caught avoiding high Massachusetts taxes by docking his foreign built $3 million yacht in Rhode Island.
24 posted on 09/10/2011 8:22:03 AM PDT by The Great RJ ("The problem with socialism is that pretty soon you run out of other people's money" M. Thatcher)
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To: ETL

There goes my blood pressure again.
May all these people meet Ted Kennedy soon.


25 posted on 09/10/2011 8:26:51 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Tribune7

Progressive-leftist Democrat = Fabian Society


26 posted on 09/10/2011 9:22:41 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: PLMerite

“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.


27 posted on 09/10/2011 12:41:13 PM PDT by Skepolitic
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To: Tribune7

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”.


28 posted on 09/10/2011 1:55:43 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: all the best

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.


29 posted on 09/10/2011 2:05:08 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: grey_whiskers

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?


30 posted on 09/10/2011 2:16:06 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
They always pick these idiots for President who have a psychotic level of arrogance.

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.

31 posted on 09/10/2011 2:47:29 PM PDT by Tribune7 (If you demand perfection you will wind up with leftist Democrats)
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To: Tribune7

LOL! I forgot about that guy! The Breck girl!


32 posted on 09/11/2011 1:59:03 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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