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RFK Jr. and late wife didn't pay for many of renovations to make Westchester mansion eco-friendly
NYTimes ^ | Oct 28, 2012 | ISABEL VINCENT and MELISSA KLEIN

Posted on 10/28/2012 3:50:02 PM PDT by Baynative

For the Kennedys, it was easy being green.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his late wife, Mary Richardson Kennedy, didn’t pay a penny for the high-end kitchen appliances, dual-flush toilets, solid brass and zinc faucets, hardwood flooring and hypoallergenic rugs when they created their eco-friendly Westchester mansion. Even the bamboo hangers and the cleaning products were free — a $1.3 million bonanza of swag.

Now five months after Mary Richardson Kennedy’s suicide at the sprawling estate in Bedford, her husband is set to make a windfall.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: fraud; graft; green; greenfraud; greens; greenscam; kennedy; kennedyfamily; rfkjr
Contractors and vendors donated their services or slashed their rates for the promise of free publicity. There were offers of “platinum sponsorships” and talk of tours to showcase the mansion and its products. Home-improvement TV host Bob Vila started filming a show chronicling the construction, “Our Green House,” for NBC. It does not appear the show ever aired.

“He didn’t think he should pay for anything; even the suits he wears were donated,” a source said of RFK Jr. “He felt people should pay for him. He had an enormous sense of entitlement.”


Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and wife Mary Richardson Kennedy in 2006

1 posted on 10/28/2012 3:50:06 PM PDT by Baynative
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To: Baynative

Criminals just being criminals


2 posted on 10/28/2012 3:52:23 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: Baynative

Wow, she was an incredibly beautiful woman. So sad, that family.


3 posted on 10/28/2012 3:53:35 PM PDT by krb (Obama is a miserable failure.)
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To: Baynative

Once a crook, always a crook. Nice legacy.


4 posted on 10/28/2012 3:54:43 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Baynative

Hopefully he reported the gifts and donations to the IRS.


5 posted on 10/28/2012 3:55:24 PM PDT by JIM O
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To: Baynative
Now five months after Mary Richardson Kennedy’s suicide at the sprawling estate in Bedford,her husband is set to make a windfall.

Do you know the joy that fills the heart of a heroin addict to hear such words?

6 posted on 10/28/2012 3:57:46 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: JIM O

re: Hopefully he reported the gifts and donations to the IRS.

I think it is a pretty safe bet that he didn’t. Afterall, he is a Kennedy. They are special.


7 posted on 10/28/2012 3:58:57 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: krb
Wow, she was an incredibly beautiful woman. So sad, that family.

Poor woman,when she married that heroin addict she probably thought that he's stop whoring with 100 different women,that he'd treat *her* with respect and decency and that he'd put down the syringe for good.she paid for her naivete with her life.

8 posted on 10/28/2012 4:01:19 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Baynative
Mary Richardson Kennedy’s suicide

Sure.

9 posted on 10/28/2012 4:02:34 PM PDT by PAR35
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To: Baynative

Nobody freeloads like a Kennedy.

Or as my Irish Catholic Dad (RIP) told me 50 yrs ago,

“A Kennedy is somebody who wants to give your money to the poor and get credit for doing it”.


10 posted on 10/28/2012 4:03:40 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: krb

She looks like him, bless her heart. Her death got me to go to marriage counseling, so I’ll be saying Rosaries for her for the rest of my life.

He claimed she called him and said, “You were right about everything. It’s all my fault.” And I said, “I say that all the time.” And then I said, “Oh, sh*t, what the blithering bleepin freep is wrong with me?”

And now, after a couple of months of therapy - in which my husband had the therapist completely snowed - I know what’s happened, and I know what I can do, and I’m the person who somehow produced Anoreth, the world’s toughest 5’1” pirate hunter.

Thank you, Mary. I’ll see you.


11 posted on 10/28/2012 4:04:11 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: Baynative

what irritates me is that the left wing morons will jump all over someone like Romney who had to work to make his own fortune, then declare he is out of touch with the middle class,

then the Kennedy’s whom never had to work a day in their entire lives, (Rich Welfare Recipients), they are somehow more “in touch” with the common man. Perhaps that is why they all believe in government handouts.

Rich grandpa gave them everything without any work, and they believe Uncle Sam should do the same for worthless, non-producers like themselves.

think i understand now.

blessings, bobo


12 posted on 10/28/2012 4:05:23 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: Baynative
To quote Hank Jr....It's a Family tradition


13 posted on 10/28/2012 4:05:23 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Let's get dangerous)
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To: Baynative
What's the Kennedy dead-women body-count now?

Teddy: Killed one woman in his car.
RFK Jr: Drove wife to suicide.
Cousin Shakel: Clubbed neighbor girl to death.
JFK Jr.: Killed two women (and self) in his airplane.
JFK/RFK(?): Helped Marilyn Monroe along path to suicide.

Am I missing any?

14 posted on 10/28/2012 4:09:30 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (If I had a failed one-term President, he'd look like Obama.)
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To: Baynative

and yet he claimed he had to sell the house because she ran up a load of debt renovating it

I just have to believe this selfish pos will face karmic justice for being such a miserable soul in his time on earth


15 posted on 10/28/2012 4:10:06 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Baynative

It seems that most democrats, especially the politically well connected and the well heeled, have the MOOCHER GENE.

They are almost all grifters and scammers.

Look at the entire Kennedy Klan, Al Gore, the Clintons, the Obamas - If they don’t have their hand in your pocket it is only because they already have your wallet.


16 posted on 10/28/2012 4:10:42 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few, and let another take his office.")
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To: nascarnation

re: “A Kennedy is somebody who wants to give your money to the poor and get credit for doing it”.

Perfect.
It applies to other liberals as well. It would make a great bumpersticker.


17 posted on 10/28/2012 4:11:23 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: Tax-chick

Good for you- stay strong!


18 posted on 10/28/2012 4:11:57 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Baynative
a $1.3 million bonanza of swag.

SWAG? I didn't get any.

19 posted on 10/28/2012 4:14:17 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Baynative

TYPICAL DEMOCRATS!!! Let someone ELSE pay!!! These people are VULTURES!


20 posted on 10/28/2012 4:14:42 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Dagnabitt

Add Joan Kennedy to the list. She wasn’t killed by Teddy, but he drove her to drink. Ruined her life. Very sad.


21 posted on 10/28/2012 4:14:55 PM PDT by Nevadan
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To: silverleaf

It’s easier to die, but I won’t. My kids need me. Kathleen is only 9 months old. I wonder if Mary Kennedy went to the gastroenterologist and the dermatologist, and they said, “No, you don’t have cancer.”? “Sorry ....”


22 posted on 10/28/2012 4:16:44 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: Tax-chick

God Bless you....prayers.


23 posted on 10/28/2012 4:17:05 PM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

Thanks.


24 posted on 10/28/2012 4:18:27 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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To: Dagnabitt

The little rapist Willie

DP artist Teddy

Theres more im sure


25 posted on 10/28/2012 4:21:27 PM PDT by wardaddy (my wife prays in the tanning bed....guess what region i live in...ya'll?)
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To: Baynative
kennedy's are the absolute scum of the earth... may they all rot in hell
26 posted on 10/28/2012 4:21:28 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Tax-chick

Dang.


27 posted on 10/28/2012 4:30:24 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Soebarkah Soetoro)
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To: Tax-chick

well, my Mom was widowed at age 29 and was 2 months pregnant
She had a near-death experience when she gave birth and said she didnt want to come back, but made the choice to come back for us kids

She did raise 3 kids with very limited family help and some real good friends she made along the way

we all turned out great-

It is a hard thing but a good thing to do with your life, to raise children

God Bless you all


28 posted on 10/28/2012 4:32:00 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Tax-chick

This week I purchased through amazon.com, 2 incredible books. I got them yesterday and was up past midnight reading. The books are “Why Does He Do That?” and “Should I Stay Or Should I Go?” by Lundy Bancroft. The customer reviews found at the book listing at amazon convinced me I needed these books to figure out what to do. I read half of the first book last night. So far the insights given into the mind of controlling abusers have been priceless. The author goes into how abusers of all kinds “snow” their therapists, or the people who lead the court ordered anger management classes. RFK jr seems to be a “controlling,narcissistic, entitled abuser”. His poor wife was driven to suicide by that monster.


29 posted on 10/28/2012 4:57:04 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (Trust in the Lord. Psalm 37:3)
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To: krb

she started dating him when he was married just fyi


30 posted on 10/28/2012 4:58:12 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Baynative

RFK Jr at leisure


31 posted on 10/28/2012 5:04:39 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Ambassador Stevens Is Dead And The Chevy Volt Is Alive)
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To: Dagnabitt

bttt


32 posted on 10/28/2012 5:04:39 PM PDT by Luigi Vasellini (End the political class.......TERM LIMITS NOW!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Tax-chick

I don’t feel a shred of sympathy for her. I’m glad her death was able to help you somehow, but this chick knew exactly what she was doing. He was still married when they started “dating”. So she was sleeping with a married man.

I most sincerely hope you don’t end up the same place she did.


33 posted on 10/28/2012 5:10:59 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: bobo1; darkwing104; Iron Munro
The reason I posted this is because I listen to a progressive talk show on the weekends called "Ring of Fire". It's hosted (along with others) by RFK Jr. It is amazing to hear them scream - and I do mean SCREAM - about evil conservatives and how we have no driving force in our lives besides greed and racism. Oh yeah, and our desire to destroy the earth.

Yesterday their main rant was about how republicans plan to steal the election because one of Romney's sons holds stock in a fund which includes a company that makes voting machines.

34 posted on 10/28/2012 5:15:25 PM PDT by Baynative
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To: Baynative

yea, i read about the bogus voting machine issue.

they live in a vacuum. they wouldn’t know the truth if it tap danced across their nose.

the kennedy’s suck. all of them.

blessings, bobo


35 posted on 10/28/2012 6:03:32 PM PDT by bobo1
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To: Tax-chick

My goodness. Tax-chick, I’ve admired your posts for years. You are one smart and informed lady that I’d be proud to call my friend.

You are the amazing mother of such beautiful children! They will keep you going, I know that in my heart.

You will be in my prayers.

Suzie


36 posted on 10/28/2012 7:00:40 PM PDT by mplsconservative (Barack Hussein 0bama has American blood on HIS hands!)
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To: Tax-chick

Addicts are all about getting.....

They want to get high, (this is not always drugs)
they want money,
they want sex,
they want food,

They want....and want, and want, until there is nothing left.

That is what users do. Use. They will consume everyone, and everything in their path, and use anyone or anything that comes into their gravitational sphere.

They are liars, and are convincing to even trained professionals.

Speaking from first hand experience, you should put this person out of your life....NOW!! They will feign concession, and change, this is only temporary and it will come back again only stronger. They will probe you bit by bit, test you with petty torments, keep working you like a thousand paper cuts.

Trust me, there will come a time in the future, where deep down in your heart of hearts you’ll know that O.J. did it.

I was married to a female version of one of those and it was difficult to expurgate that person and everything that went with it. But once done, and the chaos was gone I could experience life again. I could know joy, love, pleasure in the simple things, in a word...peace.

This is a constant battle. They will keep at you...keep testing, to see just how far they can go, every minute of every day. It took almost 4 years after being divorced to get her out of my life for good.


37 posted on 10/28/2012 7:09:56 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: Tax-chick

Oh dear...I am so sorry to hear you’re going through all this. I sincerely wish I could help in some way. You have a beautiful family and they’re lucky to have you for a mother. Stay strong and don’t be afraid to reach out for a shoulder to cry on or steady you through this. Even if that shoulder is here online.


38 posted on 10/28/2012 7:54:07 PM PDT by coop71 (Being a redhead means never having to say you're sorry...)
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To: krb; silverleaf; Jeff Chandler; TheConservativeParty; mplsconservative; Ouderkirk; coop71

Thank you all for your support and kindness. I feel hopeful about my life for the first time in a long time, and I just felt like I owed Mary Kennedy a debt, may she rest in peace.


39 posted on 10/29/2012 5:12:03 AM PDT by Tax-chick ("Decency requires that they be voted out of office as an act of urgent political hygiene." ~Steyn)
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