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Kerry docks yacht in R.I., avoids $500K in Mass. taxes
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Posted on 07/24/2010 6:10:09 PM PDT by GraniteStateDad

Edited on 07/24/2010 6:44:37 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

BOSTON (AP) Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry is docking his family's new $7 million yacht in neighboring Rhode Island, allowing him to avoid paying roughly $500,000 in taxes to his cash-strapped home state.

If the Isabel were kept at the 2008 Democratic presidential nominee's summer vacation home on Nantucket or in Boston Harbor near his city residence, he would be liable for $437,500 in one-time sales tax. He would also have to pay $70,000 in annual excise taxes.


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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Massachusetts; US: Rhode Island
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Let the grassroots revolution begin! They make the rules, but have no intention of playing by them! Throw the bums out!
1 posted on 07/24/2010 6:10:13 PM PDT by GraniteStateDad
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To: GraniteStateDad

“David Icke And Others On Creating Deliberate Economic Collapse”

Wednesday, 21 July 2010

http://www.davidicke.com/headlines/36600-david-icke-and-others-on-creating-deliberate-economic-collapse-


2 posted on 07/24/2010 6:17:51 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: GraniteStateDad
Kerry=


Taxes are for the Plebs, Not the Patricians....
3 posted on 07/24/2010 6:17:58 PM PDT by Kozak (USA 7/4/1776 to 1/20/2009 Reqiescat in Pace)
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To: GraniteStateDad

Actually, Kerry’s home state is Colorado.


4 posted on 07/24/2010 6:19:21 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Obama makes me miss Jimmah Cahtah!)
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To: GraniteStateDad

This story has many “teachable moments” for conservatism


5 posted on 07/24/2010 6:20:13 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: GraniteStateDad
"Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry is docking his family's new $7 million yacht in neighboring Rhode Island, allowing him to avoid paying roughly $500,000 in taxes to his cash-strapped home state."

I thought some democrat (Dean?) said it's un-American not to pay taxes.

6 posted on 07/24/2010 6:20:14 PM PDT by Cobra64
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To: GraniteStateDad

Tax “cheat” A-Hole !


7 posted on 07/24/2010 6:21:05 PM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: GraniteStateDad

Ours is a “free” country ... Moving to Nevada, Texas, and ??? is a GREAT way to avoid state income taxes.

Kerry is showing smarts ...

As much as I dislike Kerry, I dislike taxes more.


8 posted on 07/24/2010 6:26:22 PM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years)
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To: GraniteStateDad

In 2004 it was reported that Bush contributed approx. 12% of his income (800K) to charity while the Kerry’s contribution was less than 1% of their income (5 million). Nothing Ketchup Boy does suprises me.


9 posted on 07/24/2010 6:27:20 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: OldNavyVet

Yes, you do make a good point.


10 posted on 07/24/2010 6:28:13 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: GraniteStateDad

Kerry did exactly what he should have done . . . and exactly what he would condemn others for doing.


11 posted on 07/24/2010 6:29:30 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: GraniteStateDad
Kerry spokesman David Wade said Friday the boat is being kept at Newport Shipyard... "for long-term maintenance, upkeep and charter purposes."

A Department of Revenue spokesman said Kerry would be liable for Massachusetts taxes if he berthed the boat in the Bay State within six months of its purchase.

What a hypocrite! I say about a year from now Kerry's brand new boat will be moved to Massachusetts, the brand new boat no longer needing "long-term maintenance, upkeep and charter purposes" and in a happy coincidence, Kerry and Mama T will have saved $500,000.

12 posted on 07/24/2010 6:30:08 PM PDT by RJL (Sarah Palin/Paul Ryan in 2012)
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To: GraniteStateDad

Pay your fair share.

Because I’m not going too. LOL!


13 posted on 07/24/2010 6:30:37 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: GraniteStateDad

But the libs are always for taxes, especially on the rich. You would have thought that he would have docked in Massachusetts specifically to be liable for more taxes.


14 posted on 07/24/2010 6:30:38 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: GraniteStateDad
Mr. Kerry is very busy taxing other Americans;
too busy to pay his own American taxes.

Is not our only job, as little people,
to supply him chicks for nothing and money for free?

"With $165,400, Sen. Dodd also tops the list of members of Congress who took campaign cash from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac since 1989.
Sen. Barack Obama, the self-styled agent of change, is a distant second at $126,000 and Sen. John Kerry is third at $111,000.


15 posted on 07/24/2010 6:34:01 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: GraniteStateDad
"We don't pay taxes. The little people pay taxes."
Leona Helmsley John Kerry

16 posted on 07/24/2010 6:34:34 PM PDT by Savage Beast ("True evil has a face you know and a voice you trust." Greg Iles. "True Evil")
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To: GraniteStateDad

Hypocrites run rampant through Massachusetts politics.Remember this one from last fall?

http://www.bostonherald.com/news/politics/view/20090901pol_nabbed_on_new_hampshire_booze_run/srvc=home&position=0


17 posted on 07/24/2010 6:36:56 PM PDT by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: GraniteStateDad

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2557658/posts?page=17#17


18 posted on 07/24/2010 6:36:56 PM PDT by BenLurkin (Will must be the harder, courage the bolder, spirit must be the more, as our might lessens.)
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To: GraniteStateDad

Yeah, baby! Don't be nautical in Massachusetts.

19 posted on 07/24/2010 6:37:42 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Diogenesis
Not back, for Lurch, but you notice, she had to be plied with alcohol (that whole beer goggles thing).
20 posted on 07/24/2010 6:38:59 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: GraniteStateDad

AP material must be excerpted at all times. Please make a note of it.


21 posted on 07/24/2010 6:45:36 PM PDT by Admin Moderator
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To: OldNavyVet
Ditto that!

If I bought an expensive but very classical Rhodes design ocean sailing yacht (like the incredibly beautiful Friendship 75), I would certainly harbor it where taxes are lowest.

Kerry may be a complete idiot and gigolo...but this time he's right (and lucky)!

Here is a photo of a similar craft (what a beauty!).


22 posted on 07/24/2010 6:57:11 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: OldNavyVet; Huskrrrr

>> O: As much as I dislike Kerry, I dislike taxes more.

>> H: Yes, you do make a good point.

Huh?


23 posted on 07/24/2010 6:59:09 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: GraniteStateDad

What a great life. Sleeping in a dead man’s bed and spending his money. If only that nasty looking widow hadn’t been part of the deal, it would have been perfect.


24 posted on 07/24/2010 6:59:20 PM PDT by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

>> Kerry may be a complete idiot and gigolo...but this time he’s right (and lucky)!

What?


25 posted on 07/24/2010 7:00:04 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: OldNavyVet

Wyoming, New Hampshire, SD?, WA?


26 posted on 07/24/2010 7:00:23 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: A_Former_Democrat
Dave's Site

I agree...Kerry should become the poster boy for the "do as I say, not as I do" brand of politics that is so popular in Washington these days. This is a very clear example of what the DC elite - Reps and Dems alike - think of us folks back home. It's time to show them what we think of them!

27 posted on 07/24/2010 7:00:41 PM PDT by GraniteStateDad
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To: GraniteStateDad

How many homes does Kerry own now?

Bon with a silver spoon in his mouth he doesnt know what the average taxpayer faces. Him or those Kennedy sonsof beach’s. they dont know hard work and scraping by, and trying to put your kids throught school, but they dont mind taxing you to death.

This A-wipe spends more on tax attorney’s to get out of paying taxes than most Americans make.Why do people elect scumn like this? I suppose because they have the money to buy the elections.


28 posted on 07/24/2010 7:03:33 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Admin Moderator

Thank you, point taken. My first post...


29 posted on 07/24/2010 7:06:43 PM PDT by GraniteStateDad
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

I think the enlightened Commonwealth of Massachusetts has in the past gone out of their way to prosecute or fine Mass citizens who register cars or boats in other states to avoid taxes.

Also, someone wealthy enough to keep identical $5000 bicycles at each of several very expensive homes seems a bit niggardly when seen dodging taxes.

Plus, Kerry has often voted to raise taxes on us. It’s unseemly to be caught dodging them when they are HIS taxes.

Nope, if he’s one who votes tax-and-spend it is NOT OK that he’s a tax dodger.


30 posted on 07/24/2010 7:21:47 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: Lockbar

Thats true, but it does show the idiot has 2 living brain cells after all. Not completely brain dead..


31 posted on 07/24/2010 7:37:04 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: GraniteStateDad

When Democrats vote to raise taxes that don’t mean taxes on their OWN income!

C’mon, people. Try to keep up.


32 posted on 07/24/2010 7:37:38 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: GraniteStateDad

Joe Bite me biden, said that it was patriotic to pay taxes.. so does that mean Ole Heinz Pickle is un patriotic..


33 posted on 07/24/2010 7:38:51 PM PDT by JoanneSD
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To: JoanneSD

Yes, it does.


34 posted on 07/24/2010 7:39:47 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: GraniteStateDad

If any one of us did the same thing, John F’n Kerry would be first in line to have us harassed, fined and imprisoned !

Time to show these elitist scumbags who is the boss and it is not them !


35 posted on 07/24/2010 7:57:22 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: GraniteStateDad

If any one of us did the same thing, John F’n Kerry would be first in line to have us harassed, fined and imprisoned !

Time to show these elitist scumbags who is the boss and it is not them !


36 posted on 07/24/2010 7:57:31 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Goes to show how queer he is..... sails are definitely gay...

If I had his money, I’d throw mine away and at the very least buy something with twin diesels.....


37 posted on 07/24/2010 7:58:22 PM PDT by waterhill (i)
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To: GraniteStateDad

38 posted on 07/24/2010 7:59:22 PM PDT by Stultis (Democrats. Still devoted to the three S's: Slavery, Segregation and Socialism.)
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To: combat_boots
Did you know he was a war hero and has reported for duty every year since,,,,,,,he duped the MA public.Taxes are NOT for him to pay remember he said it is the American way (except for him, Chris, Nancy (no union pickers), Baaarney (who sometimes works out of his basement!),Harry from “Twlight, NV). No and don't even question it.

Hey Sen....did they ever find your hairbrush?

39 posted on 07/24/2010 8:03:06 PM PDT by desert3030
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To: Diogenesis

The black clashes with the olive... she should have worn white panties...


40 posted on 07/24/2010 8:03:45 PM PDT by waterhill (i)
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To: waterhill

I should have written ‘red panties’.... she would have looked more like a martini olive...


41 posted on 07/24/2010 8:07:38 PM PDT by waterhill (i)
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To: GraniteStateDad

...And some in the media were wondering whether George Steinbrenner’s heirs would make a voluntary “contribution” to the government, since they weren’t victimized by any death taxes....

Those who were asking such questions should go talk to John F’#king Kerry, the Senator who served in Vietnam.....


42 posted on 07/24/2010 8:09:02 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: waterhill

I hope she puked on his loafers........


43 posted on 07/24/2010 8:09:28 PM PDT by waterhill (i)
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To: waterhill

At least she was wearing some... unlike a few certain “celebrities”.


44 posted on 07/24/2010 8:15:16 PM PDT by laker_dad
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

Kerry was born in Aurora, Colorado at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital on December 11, 1943; his father was a member of the Army Air Corp at the time. Army brat crapped out at Fitzsimons, He ain’t local, raised at the Forbes family estate at Saint-Briac, France, and the international family seat of the descendants of James Grant Forbes (b. Shanghai, China), a member of the Forbes family of China and Boston who settled in Brittany at Les Essarts. Kerry is a descendant of bygone kings of England, Henry III and Henry II, and is distantly related to Richard the Lionheart, who led the third Crusade in 1189, according to Burke’s.
He is also descended from Henry I, King of France, and his wife, Anne of Kiev, giving him kinship with the royal houses of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and the House of Rus. I’ll say it again, he ain’t local thank goodness.


45 posted on 07/24/2010 8:25:37 PM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: Colorado Cowgirl

Good info...thanks... his face oozes inbreeding, like some kind of flat faced dog.....


46 posted on 07/24/2010 8:30:47 PM PDT by waterhill (i)
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To: Venturer

5, last I checked

http://liveshot.cc/billions_and_billions.htm

(Not including new boat, his holdings—or his wife’s:)
House #1
Fox Chapel PA
Assessed Value, $3,700,000

House #2
Ketchem Idaho Ski Palace
Assessed Value $4,916,000

House #3
Wash D.C. Georgetown Area
Assessed Value $4,700,000

House #4
Nantucket MA Waterfront Brant Point
Assessed Value $9,180,000

House #5
Boston MA Beacon Hill
Assessed Value $6,900,000

Scaramouche (renamed the Let It Be)
42’ Hinkley Yacht
Bare bones $695,000


47 posted on 07/24/2010 8:30:49 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: GraniteStateDad

As Sen John Kerry and the DNC point out, lower taxes create jobs.

Since 1993 RI’s lower taxes for boats has created many jobs in R.I.


48 posted on 07/24/2010 9:04:03 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Liberals are right. The AZ situation is like Nazi Germany. Mexico is Germany and Arizona is Poland)
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To: desert3030

Kerry fought in a war? Really. Enough to be considered a hero?

Or did you mean Kerry is a Greek sandwich?


49 posted on 07/25/2010 3:39:39 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: OldNavyVet

Nope, I dislike what Kerry’s doing, criminal hypocrisy.

He votes FOR taxes and then feels he’s special so that he doesn’t pay them.


50 posted on 07/25/2010 10:25:00 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and proud of it. Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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