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(They deserve eachother:) Obama Double-Crossed Kennedy Family
Newsmax ^ | 07 Jun 2012 | N/A

Posted on 06/08/2012 1:47:21 AM PDT by Publius804

Ed Klein’s blockbuster new best-seller about President Barack Obama chronicles Obama’s insulting snubs of staunch supporter Caroline Kennedy, the sole surviving child of President John F. Kennedy.

Caroline even become so disgusted by Obama she called him a “liar and worse.”

Klein’s just-released book “Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House” skyrocketed to the No. 1 spot on the New York Times best-seller list in its first week in publication and has remained there for the third week in a row.

Klein offers surprising behind-the-scenes details about Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s relationship with Caroline and other members of the Kennedy clan.

Like Oprah Winfrey, Caroline Kennedy is among the high-profile Democrats who have been “largely frozen out of the White House,” in part due to protective senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, Klein discloses.

During the 2008 primary campaign, Caroline enthusiastically supported Obama, comparing him to her father JFK. She and her uncle, Senator Ted Kennedy, broke long standing ties to Bill and Hillary Clinton to strongly back Obama in the contested 2008 Democratic primary.

Caroline even described Obama as the heir to her father’s political legacy, writing, “I have never had a president who inspired me the way people tell me that my father inspired them. But for the first time, I believe I have found the man who could be that president — not just for me, but for a new generation of Americans.”

And Caroline and Sen. Kennedy’s support even caused a rupture in the Kennedy clan, known for its tight family bond.

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KEYWORDS: carolinekennedy; democrats; kennedy; obama
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1 posted on 06/08/2012 1:47:37 AM PDT by Publius804
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To: Publius804

If one TENTH of this is true....YEAH!!!


2 posted on 06/08/2012 2:03:07 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Publius804
GO ZERO GO.
Keep pissing off RATS. . . . . . .
3 posted on 06/08/2012 2:20:41 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: Publius804
Rush reported in '08 that Ted became thoroughly indignant at Clinton telling him that "a few years ago, this guy would've been fetching us coffee!"

So, now that the Kennedys proved they're not racists...

4 posted on 06/08/2012 2:27:38 AM PDT by stormhill
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To: DeaconRed
At a White House reception, Caroline said shaking hands with the first lady was “like shaking hands with a cold fish.”

And just as slimey.

Caroline was annoyed by what she called “odious” comparisons in the media between her mother Jackie and Michelle.

Jacqueline Kennedy was a nice lady. Michelle Obama is just annoying

Caroline ultimately became so disillusioned about Obama that she said: “I can’t stand to hear his voice anymore. He’s a liar and worse.”

LOL Join the crowd, Caroline.
5 posted on 06/08/2012 2:30:19 AM PDT by BigEdLB (Now there ARE 1,000,000 regrets - but it may be too late.)
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To: Publius804

None of this should surprise anyone.


6 posted on 06/08/2012 2:33:31 AM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Ronin

This is just an attempt to separate the Kennedy family from the “next Kennedy”; these dirtbags tripped arse over elbow to jump on the bandwagon, now they’re scrambling for parachutes.

There is nothing positive about conceding you helped a con man hoodwink America, especially in light of the damage he has done in three and a half years.


7 posted on 06/08/2012 2:46:08 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Publius804
Caroline heard back from White House sources that the president and first lady made catty remarks about how badly the Kennedy women dressed and how their homes were shabby.

Moochelle on "how badly the Kennedy women dressed"!!??? LOL! I hold no brief for the Kennedys, but I can't remember any Kennedy woman ever appearing in public other than tastefully dressed -- as opposed to the truly bizarre and vulgar get-ups Moochelle favors!

8 posted on 06/08/2012 2:50:58 AM PDT by maryz
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To: maryz
I listened to the audio version of Ed Klein's books and the main takeaway I got was how Obama has used and thrown away everyone he needed to get where he is.
The point Klein was making is that he has no one to go out now and speak for him. Clinton is a perfect example and the other is sending Axelrod out on the campaign trail, what a disaster.
9 posted on 06/08/2012 3:10:36 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Gas & Petroleum Junkie)
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To: Publius804

Try to hang the ‘racist’ label on Bill Clinton and that’s outrageous. Try to hang the racist label on all GOP pols and half of the country and that’s just good ol’ Democrat politics.

Still, it’s nice to see the infighting make the press.


10 posted on 06/08/2012 3:13:51 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: maryz
I can't remember any Kennedy woman ever appearing in public other than tastefully dressed -- as opposed to the truly bizarre and vulgar get-ups Moochelle favors!

Bring on the boob belts!!!! LOL

[no picture posted as the hour is still early and many FReepers have not as yet had breakfast ;) ]
11 posted on 06/08/2012 3:13:51 AM PDT by mkjessup (Eternal Vigilance (aka FReeper Tom Hoefling) has my vote for President in 2012.)
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To: Publius804
"She and her uncle, Senator Ted Kennedy"

That says it all.

"He’s a liar and worse.”

What about Uncle Teddy, Caroline?

12 posted on 06/08/2012 3:32:24 AM PDT by Savage Beast (Long may our land be bright with freedom's holy light.)
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To: Publius804
From reading the comments here, it sounds like Caroline Kennedy despised him and called him a liar, yet she never voiced this opinion publicly. To allow the public to think you support someone you think is a liar, says a lot about Caroline and other Democrats like her.

They care more about being accepted in the Democratic social circle than the good of the country. She got what she deserved.

13 posted on 06/08/2012 3:35:10 AM PDT by FR_addict
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To: Publius804

IIRC, I’m pretty sure Michelle and Valerie also have an anti-Irish bias after working for and then being dismissed by the Daley’s in Chicago. Something about Michelle and Valerie hating the control all those Irish pols had in Chicago.


14 posted on 06/08/2012 3:36:37 AM PDT by Gothmog (I fight for Xev)
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To: kearnyirish2

Thats how I look at it as well. Obama needs to be hung arround the necks of democrats, all of them, for as long as a hot summer day lasts, like a piece of stinking rotting meat.

There is no longer any democrat I want to have a cup of coffee or a cold beer with. None.


15 posted on 06/08/2012 3:42:21 AM PDT by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: reefdiver

“There is no longer any democrat I want to have a cup of coffee or a cold beer with. None.”

I understand; I don’t even make small talk with the libs I can’t avoid (such as at work). They are pawns in a dangerous game they themselves don’t even understand.


16 posted on 06/08/2012 3:46:21 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Publius804

Liberals. Can’t live with them, and...

well...

can’t live with them. That’s all.


17 posted on 06/08/2012 3:49:41 AM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil)
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To: Publius804
What a difference 230 years--and a little class, some real character, and a lot of Patriotism--make....

Obama as King George! Her-Royal-Higness-sml

The man who would not be King....

In May 1782, Colonel Lewis Nicola wrote to Washington He reviewed the different forms of government and arrived at the conclusion that republics were the least stable of governments, and the least capable of protecting the freedoms that they were fighting for. He went on to write that he had little hope that the United States would prosper under such a form of government and that the English Constitutional Monarchy was as near perfect a political system as could be created by mortal man. He continued by writing that the American people would be more comfortable with that familiar form of government and added:

"In this case it will, I believe, be uncontroverted, that the same abilities which led us through difficulties apparently insurmountable by human power to victory and glory – these qualities, that have merited and obtained the universal esteem and veneration of an army would be most likely to conduct and direct us in the smoother paths of peace. Some people have so connected the idea of tyranny and monarchy as to find it very difficult to separate them. It may, therefore, be required to give the head of such a constitution as I propose some title apparently more moderate; but, if all other things were once adjusted, I believe string [stringent?] arguments might be produced for admitting the title of King, which I conceive would be attended with some national advantage."

It must have come as a surprise to the Colonel and his confederates when they received a prompt and severe rebuke for their efforts. Washington’s response was:

Sir,

“With a mixture of great surprise and astonishment, I have read with attention the sentiments you have submitted to my perusal. Be assured sir, no occurrence in the course of this was has given me more painful sensations than your information of there being such ideas existing in the army as you have express, and which I must view with abhorrence and reprehend with severity.

For the present, the communication of them will rest in my own bosom, unless some further agitation of the matter shall make a disclosure necessary.

I am much at a loss to conceive what part of my conduct could have given encouragement to an address which to me seems big with the greatest mischiefs that could befall my country. If I am not deceived in the knowledge of myself, you could not have found a person to whom your schemes are more disagreeable. At the same time, in justices to my own feelings, I must add, that no man possesses a more serious wish to see amply justice done to the army than I do; and, as far as my power and influence will permit, in a constitutional way, they shall be employed to the utmost of my abilities to effect it, should there be any occasion.

Let me conjure you, then, if you have any regard for your country, concern for yourself or posterity, or respect for me, to banish these thoughts from your mind, and never communicate, as from your self or anyone else, a sentiment of the like nature.

I am, Etc.

Geo. Washington

Colonel Nicola, spokesperson for his fellow officers, handed Washington the opportunity to become King! Yet, without hesitation it was turned down in no uncertain terms. A truly lasting tribute to his patriotic character.

18 posted on 06/08/2012 3:51:21 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: Publius804

The Kennedy’s get no sympathy. Mary Jo waited years for her revenge. Grab the popcorn and enjoy the show.


19 posted on 06/08/2012 4:07:37 AM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: reefdiver
"There is no longer any democrat I want to have a cup of coffee or a cold beer with. None."

Know the feeling. Done talking. Even with some members of my own family. They simply refuse to admit the damage done by voting for a tingle up the leg.
20 posted on 06/08/2012 4:26:44 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: BigEdLB

Oh Poor Caroline.....Boo Hoo Hoo....Go away....


21 posted on 06/08/2012 4:29:58 AM PDT by geege
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To: Publius804

It could not have happened to a nicer guy.


22 posted on 06/08/2012 4:32:56 AM PDT by sport
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To: PowderMonkey
Know the feeling. Done talking. Even with some members of my own family. They simply refuse to admit the damage done by voting for a tingle up the leg.

Agree. The first sign of acting like an adult is taking responsibility for your actions.

Obama is a Communist, and so is everyone he associates with. They have a history of using people and spitting them out. The Dems have played with the Devil and now they are surprised the Devil is a liar and worse. Wow.

23 posted on 06/08/2012 4:47:02 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Publius804
Caroline even become so disgusted by Obama she called him a “liar and worse.”

And that makes him different from other democrat politicians HOW ?
24 posted on 06/08/2012 4:49:49 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: kearnyirish2
I understand; I don’t even make small talk with the libs I can’t avoid (such as at work). They are pawns in a dangerous game they themselves don’t even understand.

I have several nieces and nephews of that ilk
Thankfully I have enough who are conservative that I still have family I am glad to be around
25 posted on 06/08/2012 4:53:34 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: reefdiver

It is strange that the black incumbents consider the Irish as a tribe. Most multiple-generation white citizens consider themselves to be Americans first. Labels have mostly disappeared because of ‘white tribe’ intermarriage.

I don’t have any idea how blacks view their tribal status.

Hispanics are very tribal. If you go to a boxing match, you would be loathe to find a Mexican rooting for a Puerto Rican against a Mexican unless there was a chunk of money involved. Looney city in Hispanic soccer fandom.


26 posted on 06/08/2012 4:53:50 AM PDT by Surrounded_too
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To: uncbob
And that makes him different from other democrat politicians HOW ?

Democrats aren't supposed to lie to other in-the-loop Democrats.

27 posted on 06/08/2012 5:02:18 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Publius804

Hilarious!! Read it!!


28 posted on 06/08/2012 5:13:13 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: kearnyirish2

IMHO ‘Pawns’ = useful idiots.


29 posted on 06/08/2012 5:21:05 AM PDT by khelus
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To: Publius804
Get out the popcorn.


30 posted on 06/08/2012 5:29:05 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: stormhill

I thought it was the other way around; that it was Clinton telling Ted that this upstart would be serving us coffee. Clinton was upset that Ted was endorsing Obama, and he let Ted have it.


31 posted on 06/08/2012 5:42:54 AM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: kearnyirish2

Me, too! I recently went back to California for a few weeks. Saw my oldest friend there and she told me she is an independent but she always votes Dem. Then she said, “I am no Tea Partier.” So I said, “Well, I AM a Tea Partier,” and my cousin piped in, “I’m a Tea Partier, too!” That prompted me to say we’d better not talk politics as things might get heated.

Since 2008, I had put all known libs out of my life, including my brother-in-law. Can’t stand to be around anyone stupid enough to vote for Dems. It’s a good thing she is 3000 miles away because I would hate to have to avoid her, too. But for the life of me, I can’t understand how supposedly intelligent, kind, decent people continue voting for the party of evil!


32 posted on 06/08/2012 5:45:20 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: maryz

I have a book about Ethel Kennedy and it goes into detail about what a mess her house was. Dog feces on the floor during formal parties and just general nastiness.

You would think she would have hired housekeepers.


33 posted on 06/08/2012 5:47:52 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: reefdiver
There is no longer any democrat I want to have a cup of coffee or a cold beer with. None.

I know what you mean. I'm usually a pretty good listener, and I don't mind debating someone in a calm and reasonable manner.

The problem is, libs no longer want to do that. They only want to monopolize the spotlight, hurl insults at you and avoid answering direct questions by changing the subject. It's no longer a debate between two adults, but a debate between an adult and a spoiled child. I'm not playing that game any longer with them.


34 posted on 06/08/2012 6:20:59 AM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Worst. President. Ever.)
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To: geege

No sympatahy for caroline. I remember how ungracious she was to Laura Bush when they were auctioning off some of her mothers clothes. Hillary came in late dressed in some tiger print and caroline gushed all over her.


35 posted on 06/08/2012 6:49:52 AM PDT by LilRhody
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To: reefdiver

The only democrat I would like to have lunch with is Truman. He called them as he saw them especially when they were writting crap about his daughter....Ed Koch sometimes hits the nail on the head...he took the dems/media to task for the way they treated Sarah Palin in one of his columns. Sometimes he can be honest in his remarks but is a loyal, thinking democrat, far from perfect but in todays age calles them as he see’s them at times...


36 posted on 06/08/2012 7:40:58 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet
Let me conjure you, then, if you have any regard for your country, concern for yourself or posterity, or respect for me, to banish these thoughts from your mind, and never communicate, as from your self or anyone else, a sentiment of the like nature.

President Washington didn't mince words did he?

 

37 posted on 06/08/2012 7:50:52 AM PDT by zeugma (Those of us who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living.)
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To: goat granny

Where is Zell Miller these days??


38 posted on 06/08/2012 7:51:18 AM PDT by jettester (I got paid to break 'em - not fly 'em)
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To: jettester

Your right, Zell Miller above them all....loved his interview with Chrissy, really put that idiot in his place...


39 posted on 06/08/2012 8:01:00 AM PDT by goat granny
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To: Publius804

Infighting between the Demon seeed. I love it.


40 posted on 06/08/2012 8:24:51 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: MomofMarine

It became even more bizarre when people who were liberal at 20 were still liberal at 40; with the exception of the few public school teachers I know (who are laughing all the way to the bank), most people have grown up by the time they’re 40. After that, I’d expect only government workers, homosexuals/deviants, and any unassimilated permanently- dependent minorities (who contribute nothing to the cost of liberal programs) to be “liberal”.


41 posted on 06/08/2012 11:31:45 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: kearnyirish2; reefdiver

There is no longer any democrat I want to have a cup of coffee or a cold beer with. None.
//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Except for one old Marine from Georgia who said that he would die a Democrat! I will always remember him for telling Chrissy Matthews that he wished we lived in a different time so he could call Matthews out for a duel. I would gladly buy Zell Miller a case of the finest beer made and count myself honored to drink one with him. Please don’t tell me anything bad about Zell, I want to die remembering him only as the old man who slapped Chris Matthews down on national television.


42 posted on 06/08/2012 12:56:11 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: jettester
Where is Zell Miller these days??

BoD of NRA among other things.

43 posted on 06/08/2012 1:00:17 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Publius804

Caroline sounds like a stupid sycophant. What a whore for the Dems.


44 posted on 06/08/2012 1:01:06 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Democrats are dangerous and evil. Republicans are just useless and useful idiots.)
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To: mom4melody
I worked for a florist who used to deliver flowers to the Kennedy Compound back in the day.

A couple of times when flowers would be delivered to Joan Kennedy and she wasn't home, the flowers would be left on the front porch.

I'm told they stopped doing that because Ethel would take them.

45 posted on 06/08/2012 1:33:56 PM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: RipSawyer

If Miller is who I think he is, I can’t for the life of me understand why he didn’t switch parties.


46 posted on 06/08/2012 1:54:08 PM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: kearnyirish2

I think he was so close to retirement that he figured it wasn’t worth it.


47 posted on 06/08/2012 2:50:59 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: RipSawyer

FReepers said at the time he just needed publicity for a book; I tend to believe them.

It would have made a difference if he switched; it tells me a lot that he didn’t. Being close to retirement simply means he would face no consequences if he HAD switched.


48 posted on 06/09/2012 7:27:01 AM PDT by kearnyirish2
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To: Publius804

This is my take on Caroline. She actively endorsed Obama with the idea that she would fill Clinton’s senate seat. Her kids are older now and the poor little rich girl needs a hobby. She’s furious that didn’t work out for her and blames Obama. And he was MIA, but in reality, she should blame it on the fact that she came across as an stammering idiot in interviews. Just my opinion.


49 posted on 06/09/2012 7:42:00 AM PDT by BLOC77 (bloc07)
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To: kearnyirish2

I specifically asked you in a nice way to please not tell me anything bad about Zell! Can’t you leave an old man one illusion to cherish? I probably won’t live more than another twenty years or so. That is if any of us live that long with all the crap that is going on now.


50 posted on 06/09/2012 8:26:56 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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