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Kennedys at odds over compound
Boston Globe ^ | July 14, 2011 | Frank Phillips

Posted on 07/14/2011 1:27:44 PM PDT by GQuagmire

Negotiations are underway to transfer ownership of the main Kennedy home in coming months to the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, a proposal that has raised concerns among family members who live on adjacent property, according to two associates close to the family who spoke on condition of anonymity.

The senator, who died in August 2009, had stated in his will that he ultimately wanted the property to be turned over to the institute, which is now being built next to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library at Columbia Point. He gave the rights to the house to his widow, Vicki, and his three children, and they are expected to relinquish them very soon, according to the family associates.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: kennedys; taxcheats

1 posted on 07/14/2011 1:27:54 PM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: GQuagmire

Maybe they should just drive it off a bridge?


2 posted on 07/14/2011 1:28:59 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: GQuagmire

With the appropriate transfer of funds etc.


3 posted on 07/14/2011 1:29:36 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: GQuagmire

turn it into a zoo.


4 posted on 07/14/2011 1:33:26 PM PDT by ken21 (liberal + rino progressive media hate palin, bachman, cain...)
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To: ken21

This is a joke. The Kennedys know that this will save them $53,000 a year in Property Taxes and they can still use the place.


5 posted on 07/14/2011 1:35:31 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: GQuagmire

Maybe they should put up a couple of red lights at the entrance and rent it out by the hour. That would honor the legacy of the family.


6 posted on 07/14/2011 1:36:24 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: GQuagmire

They should use the place as a transitional living center for drug and alcohol addicted parolees.


7 posted on 07/14/2011 1:36:50 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: GQuagmire

Infighting among the Kennedys?


8 posted on 07/14/2011 1:38:29 PM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: GQuagmire

Raize the damn thing and put up windmills.


9 posted on 07/14/2011 1:38:46 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (No one is more against progress than a progressive.)
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To: Truth29

Turn it into a BAAH!!!/s;)


10 posted on 07/14/2011 1:39:50 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Old Grumpy
Infightingbreeding among the Kennedys?

There. Fixed it.

11 posted on 07/14/2011 1:40:13 PM PDT by crosshairs (Peace through superior firepower.)
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To: GQuagmire

The Kennedy Massage Parlour.


12 posted on 07/14/2011 1:40:50 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Frank_2001

How about Hyannisport’s first whore house ?


13 posted on 07/14/2011 1:40:54 PM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Old Grumpy

One of Uncle Teddy’s last wishes was that Caroline become a Senator, so that there would still be a Kennedy in the Senate after his own passing. The Kennedy family certainly has arrogance and a sense of entitlement.

I haven’t heard the raspy voice RFK Jr. lecture us about global warming recently. What a relief that is.


14 posted on 07/14/2011 1:43:58 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: crosshairs

:^D


15 posted on 07/14/2011 1:43:58 PM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: Col Frank Slade

Aren’t there laws against selling liquor in whorehouses? Oh well they’re Kennedys, so that wouldn’t be any problem;)


16 posted on 07/14/2011 1:44:28 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: massgopguy

I think there are real tensions among the Kennedys. Ethel and Robert’s kids have no real money, whereas the rest of the offspring do. Kerry Kennedy, one of Ethel’s kids, is a jerk and a loser. She married Andrew Cuomo for political reasons, then jettisoned him when it didn’t look as if he was going anywhere in politics. (Who’s sorry now, Kerry?) Anyway, Kerry and her siblings inherited a paltry million dollars a piece from the Kennedys, which, when you want to live like a celebrity, is about one hundred dollars to normal people. It must drive them nuts that: Ted left real money to his kids (and stepkids); Sargent Shriver made sure his five had some dough (plus, Maria married the Terminator); Caroline Kennedy has Jackie O’s money, etc. For Kennedys, Ethel’s kids are POOR and they want to use the “sainted” memory of RFK to shore up their finances.


17 posted on 07/14/2011 1:44:36 PM PDT by utahagen
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To: GQuagmire

The Kennedy clan are rapidly depleting the money that Old Joe Kennedy assembled through his dirty dealings. FRK (Fat Rich Kid), aka Teddy, was the last Kennedy to really keep what was left of the estate together, and it still hemorrhaged.

The last big influx of cash was in 1998, with the sale of Chicago’s Merchandise Mart, “the world’s largest commercial structure,” for $600 million. But the proceeds of the sale were immediately split, instead of kept in the central fund for gradual disbursement.

Teddy Kennedy and his sisters, Eunice, Patricia, and Jean, each got $75 million. JFK’s children, Caroline and John Jr., each got $37.5 million, and Bobby’s widow, Ethel, and her 11 children divvied up $75 million.

This matters, because the larger the pool of money, the more it can be protected, enlarged and enhanced. As it is, and given the Kennedy clan’s spendthrift and self-destructive behavior, little of their wealth can expect to remain after one or two more generations of spawn.


18 posted on 07/14/2011 1:48:27 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Raspy?! Don’t you mean lachrymose? In my political fantasy, Lieberman/RFK challenge 0bama/Biden and win to then lose to the Republicans simply because Americans can’t bear that whining in content and vocals.


19 posted on 07/14/2011 1:51:01 PM PDT by definitelynotaliberal (There is no native criminal class except Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: utahagen

“Caroline Kennedy has Jackie O’s money”

Plus John Jr’s as well....


20 posted on 07/14/2011 1:56:47 PM PDT by GQuagmire ('Don't Piss The Lady Off')
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To: utahagen

“Caroline Kennedy has Jackie O’s money”

Plus John Jr’s as well....


21 posted on 07/14/2011 1:56:52 PM PDT by GQuagmire ('Don't Piss The Lady Off')
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To: GQuagmire

22 posted on 07/14/2011 2:01:04 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: definitelynotaliberal
Raspy?! Don’t you mean lachrymose?

I wouldn't want to play Scrabble with you.

23 posted on 07/14/2011 2:05:04 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: GQuagmire

Donate it to the Kopechne family


24 posted on 07/14/2011 2:37:38 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: utahagen

Joe Kennedy(Bobby & Ethel’s son) has a pretty good job making somewhere in the $400k =/- range running the Citizens Energy “charity”.


25 posted on 07/14/2011 2:43:45 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: GQuagmire
Turn it into an amusement park.

The water ride can be called The Chappaquiddick Experience.

26 posted on 07/14/2011 3:17:30 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: GQuagmire

Doris said it made good sense so that settles it.


27 posted on 07/14/2011 3:24:18 PM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: woodbutcher1963
Oh, I know Ethel's kids have lucrative sinecures, but 400k a year is not much money as far as these people are concerned. RFK’s progeny pal around with people worth hundreds of millions of dollars; a 400k a year SALARY would get you a tiny house in Scarsdale with your kids in public school. The latter is not what Kennedys want. It's all relative.
28 posted on 07/14/2011 3:52:57 PM PDT by utahagen
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To: smokingfrog
You knew THIS was coming....


29 posted on 07/14/2011 4:02:50 PM PDT by jaz.357 (Rush Limbaugh, "Once upon an America")
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To: GQuagmire

What an ASS!!!


30 posted on 07/14/2011 5:42:24 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: utahagen

It’s all relative.

How true. $400k a year will mean you can only have a 40’ sloop at the yacht club. He is probably ashamed to show his face. I will bet he drives a 4 series BMW or God forbid a Lexus.


31 posted on 07/15/2011 7:18:07 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: utahagen

The Kennedy’s are becoming a l;living example of how living on the dole is not sustainable.


32 posted on 07/15/2011 9:31:36 PM PDT by Baynative (Are you a Free Republic monthly donor yet? If not, why?)
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To: GQuagmire

33 posted on 07/15/2011 9:36:05 PM PDT by bannie ("The gov't that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.")
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To: GQuagmire

Need an Edward M. Kennedy triathlon - with the three sports being drinking, driving, and swimming.


34 posted on 07/15/2011 9:41:33 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten (Welcome to the USA - where every day is Backwards Day!)
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