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  • A Young Kennedy Follows the Family Template (Rolling eyes: Just what the country needs)

    05/14/2012 7:08:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 13, 2012 | Albert R. Hunt
    For more than half a century, the Kennedys were a force in U.S. politics. Their dominance began with John F. Kennedy’s 1960 presidential run and lasted until the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy in 2009. The family’s return as a major political presence is not imminent, but it may not be that far off. A candidate for a Massachusetts seat in the U.S. House of Representatives is Joseph P. Kennedy III, a grandson of Robert F. Kennedy and a grandnephew of the president and the senator. He is running in a congressional district now largely represented by Representative Barney...
  • Report: Kennedy III says he will not run for Congress

    02/28/2010 5:39:47 PM PST · by freespirited · 23 replies · 565+ views
    The Hill ^ | 02/28/10 | Jordan Fabian
    Joseph P. Kennedy III, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy said Sunday he will not run for Congress, according to the Associated Press. The Boston Globe reported Saturday that the 29-year-old Kennedy was weighing a bid should Rep. William Delahunt (D-Mass.) retire. Kennedy's announcement likely means that the retirement of Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-R.I.) will mark the first time that Congress will be without one of the clan since 1962, when the late Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) was first elected. Here is more from the AP: Kennedy told The Associated Press that he wants to remain in his new job...
  • Kennedy Regrets Not Running For Senate Seat

    01/28/2010 6:01:24 PM PST · by Steelfish · 23 replies · 725+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | January 28, | Thomas Grillo
    Kennedy Regrets Not Running For Senate Seat By Thomas Grillo January 28, 2010 Joseph P. Kennedy II said today he regrets not seeking the U.S. Senate seat vacated by his uncle, but the former congressman has no plans to run against U.S. Sen.-elect Scott Brown in 2012. Kennedy, who was in Brighton today delivering heating oil for his nonprofit Citizens Energy, was asked whether Brown’s victory made him regret his decision not to run to succeed his uncle, the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. “The thought has crossed my mind,” Kennedy said with a chuckle yesterday. “Maybe that wasn’t the...
  • Joe Kennedy for Senate? Are you kidding me?

    09/01/2009 3:10:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 59 replies · 3,223+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 1, 2009 | Mark Tapscott
    Predictably, the push has begun to get a Kennedy into the Senate seat held for lo those many years by Ted Kennedy. The Kennedys favorite newspaper - the Boston Globe - all but annointed Joe in a news story by Frank Phillips that also handily reminded everybody that the seat is, after all, the permanent property of the Kennedy family. Said Philips: [Snip] "All eyes now are on Joseph P. Kennedy II, the former US representative, with family members and political allies expecting him to make a decision very shortly on whether to enter the Democratic primary. "No other Kennedy...
  • Citgo Suspends Free Heating Oil Program for Low-Income Residents

    01/05/2009 12:40:58 PM PST · by Joiseydude · 31 replies · 1,903+ views
    FoxNews.com ^ | Monday, January 05, 2009
    BOSTON — Citgo has suspended its free heating oil program for low-income residents, Citizens Energy Chairman Joseph Kennedy announced Monday. Kennedy said the Venezuelan government's Texas-based oil subsidiary cited falling oil prices and the world economic crisis for forcing the company to reevaluate all of its social programs. Kennedy urged those who have been helped by the program to write Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to share their stories.
  • Savvy vs Incompetence: Munich Pact vs Bill Ayers [JFK vs Obama]

    10/09/2008 8:46:32 PM PDT · by topher · 272+ views
    Various - (Life of JFK, Obama, Neville Chamberlain, Joseph P. Kennedy, etc)
    Probably one of the great things that John F. Kennedy did just after college was to oppose his own father on the Munich Pact [the appeasement of Adolf Hitler]. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and US Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., went on record in favor of the appeasement of Hitler. John Kennedy went on to write the book Why England Slept (or perhaps it was ghost written for him). Perhaps because he clashed with his father over this issue and felt his father was wrong, John went on to write the book. [His own father encouraged him to do exactly...
  • ALL HAT, NO CATTLE (Iran's Mullahs, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and crude oil)

    11/30/2007 5:32:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies · 1,001+ views
    Financial Sense ^ | March 30, 2007 | Elliott H. Gue
    "Water, water every where, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water every where, Nor a drop to drink." --Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner ----------------------------------------------------- Iran isn’t an energy-independent country. I’m well aware that Iran produces more than 4 million barrels of oil per day, the fourth-highest production in the world. And with the near-constant reporting about Iranian crude reserves during the past six months, I find it difficult to believe that anyone could be unaware that Iran has 132 billion barrels in proven reserves--or, at least, they claim to. But what’s often ignored is that...
  • Book: Bush aides called evangelicals 'nuts,' 'goofy'

    10/16/2006 2:09:32 PM PDT · by Conservative Coulter Fan · 194 replies · 3,689+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | October 16, 2006
    David Kuo WASHINGTON – Top White House political advisers embraced evangelical supporters publicly to get their votes while mocking them privately as "nuts" and "goofy," according to a new book by David Kuo, the former No. 2 man in President Bush's so-called "faith-based" initiatives program. In "Tempting Faith: An Inside Story of Political Seduction," Kuo also says it's time for conservative Christians to take a time out from politics and to re-evaluate their priorities. The book hits stores today. Kuo quit the White House in 2003. Now he accuses Karl Rove's political staff of cynically hijacking the faith-based initiatives...
  • The Kerry-Kennedy-Haiti Connection

    03/28/2004 8:00:33 PM PST · by GrandMoM · 32 replies · 591+ views
    AIM Report ^ | 3/26/04 | Cliff Kincaid
    The Kerry-Kennedy-Haiti Connection By Cliff Kincaid March 26, 2004 It wasn't a big story when John Kerry said that he would have risked U.S. lives to maintain Marxist Jean-Bertrand Aristide in power in Haiti. And except for columnist Robert Novak, there hasn't been any discussion of why Kerry chose such a controversial course of action. Novak noted evidence of "Aristide's gold-plated U.S. connections." He explained, "He is close to Kerry's influential friends, the Kennedy family of Massachusetts, and is the unconditional favorite of the Congressional Black Caucus." Novak noted that Aristide spent millions on U.S. lobbyists and lawyers, and that,...