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  • Citgo pulls $100M in oil donations to Citizens Energy

    01/06/2009 6:32:09 AM PST · by rellimpank · 27 replies · 1,024+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 06 jan 09 | Jay Fitzgerald
    Joe Kennedy announced yesterday he’s laying off 20 employees and temporarily halting most of his winter fuel-assistance programs due to Citgo yanking $100 million in support for the nonprofit Citizens Energy. Citgo, owned by the Venezuelan government led by leftist loudmouth president Hugo Chavez, recently informed Kennedy that it was “temporarily” suspending its oil donations for the low-income program.
  • Caroline Kennedy no whiz with words [ROFL!!]

    12/29/2008 9:39:43 PM PST · by Enchante · 49 replies · 2,076+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | December 29th 2008 | MICHAEL SAUL
    Caroline Kennedy, you know, might need, you know, a speech coach, um, if she, you know, wants, um, to be a senator. Um, you know? Kennedy, who gave a flurry of media interviews on Friday and Saturday, revealed some cringing verbal tics that showed her inexperience as a speaker, experts told the Daily News. In a 30-minute session with The News on Saturday, Kennedy punctuated her answers with "you know" more than 200 times. "Um" was fairly constant, too.
  • WaPo Writer: Caroline Kennedy Appointment as Senator Would Fulfill "Fairy Tale" Dream

    12/10/2008 7:22:55 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 35 replies · 862+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | December 10, 2008 | P.J. Gladnick
    With all the attention being focused on the Rod Blagojevich scandal involving the attempted selling of the U.S. senate seat vacancy by the Illinois governor, another senate vacancy seems to have been almost forgotten. That is the New York senate seat to be left vacant by Hillary Clinton who will soon become the Secretary of State. So who should New York governor David Paterson appoint to that senate seat? Washington Post writer Ruth Marcus provides excellent reasons why it shouldn't be Caroline Kennedy but then, absurdly, decides she needs to become a senator so as to fulfill the "girly" dream...
  • RFK Won’t Go to D.C., Says ‘Send Caroline’ He saw a Senate seat and explained why not

    12/06/2008 3:12:17 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 70 replies · 1,838+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | Dec 5, 2008 | By Jacob Gershman
    Sentimental New York Democrats were rooting for Governor Paterson to appoint Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate seat his father once held. But Kennedy’s not interested. “It was a heart-wrenching decision, and it occupied me throughout Thanksgiving with my family, with Teddy,” he says. “It’s not a good time for me to move to Washington, because I have a large and young family. They’re all in school.” That’s expensive—though not as pricey as holding on to the seat. “Against formidable opponents, most likely Peter King and possibly Rudy Giuliani, to defend the seat, I’m...

    04/14/2008 6:27:41 AM PDT · by tlb · 49 replies · 340+ views
    New York Post ^ | April 14, 2008 | HASANI GITTENS
    An illicit copy of the steamy, still-FBI-classified reel - 15 minutes of 16mm film footage in which the original blond bombshell performs oral sex on an unidentified man - was just sold to a New York businessman for $1.5 million, said Keya Morgan, the well-known memorabilia collector who discovered the film and brokered its purchase. The footage appears to have been shot in the 1950s. When it came to light in the mid-'60s, then-FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover had his agents spend two weeks futilely trying to prove that Monroe's sex partner was either John F. Kennedy or Robert F....
  • Bill Clinton: Rogue Co-President In Waiting

    02/03/2008 3:05:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies · 526+ views
    Townhall ^ | February 2, 2008 | Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
    Make no mistake about it: If Hillary Clinton is elected president, her husband will be her rogue co-president, causing constant chaos, crises and conflicts for her new administration. And sometimes, that will be exactly what Hillary wants. Chaos is Bill Clinton’s signature style and he’s not about to suddenly change. No way. Nor does Hillary necessarily want him to be a new Bill. In many ways, his divisive role in her campaign has been carefully crafted by Hillary and her team. It might come in useful in the White House, too. Throughout Hillary’s campaign, Bill has given us an unfortunate...
  • Ted Kennedy backs Obama, blames Bubba for S.C. racial divide

    01/29/2008 7:54:57 AM PST · by fweingart · 17 replies · 33+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 1/29/2008 | MICHAEL McAULIFF, KENNETH R. BAZINET
    Ted and niece Caroline Kennedy turned back on long history with Clintons, including a sailing jaunt that included Bill, Hil and Ted and son Patrick in 1997. Et tu, Teddy? America's liberal icon Ted Kennedy tossed old chums Bill and Hillary Clinton overboard Monday, after plunging a knife into the former First Couple as he abandoned them in favor of alluring newcomer Barack Obama. "I am proud to stand here today and offer my help, my voice, my energy and my commitment to make Barack Obama the next President of the United States," Kennedy told a crowd of 5,500 at...
  • A President Like My Father...Caroline Kennedy endorses Obama

    01/26/2008 6:44:42 PM PST · by steadcom · 365 replies · 6,664+ views
    New York Times ^ | 01/27/2008 | Caroline Kennedy
    OVER the years, I’ve been deeply moved by the people who’ve told me they wished they could feel inspired and hopeful about America the way people did when my father was president. This sense is even more profound today. That is why I am supporting a presidential candidate in the Democratic primaries, Barack Obama...
  • Ted Kennedy endorsing Obama

    01/27/2008 4:24:07 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 60 replies · 70+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | Jan. 27, 2008 | Susan Milligan
    WASHINGTON -- Senator Edward M. Kennedy will endorse Barack Obama for president tomorrow, breaking his year-long neutrality to send a powerful signal of where the legendary Massachusetts Democrat sees the party going -- and who he thinks is best to lead it. Kennedy confidantes told the Globe today that the Bay State's senior senator will appear with Obama and Kennedy's niece, Caroline Kennedy, at a morning rally at American University in Washington tomorrow to announce his support. That will be a potentially significant boost for Obama as he heads into a series of critical primaries on Super Tuesday, Feb. 5....
  • Che Kennedy, Chavez’s useful idiot

    01/03/2008 8:54:47 AM PST · by IrishMike · 32 replies · 97+ views
    Examiner ^ | Jan 3, 2008 | Editorial
    WASHINGTON (Map, News) - John F. Kennedy would no doubt be horrified to see his nephew self-righteously shilling for a tin-horn communist dictator like Venezuela's Hugo Chavez. JFK was a liberal on most domestic issues, but on foreign policy, he was an ardent anti-communist. Countless movies and documentaries have been made about Kennedy's shining moment, the Cuban Missile Crisis. That was October 1962, when he forced Premier Nikita Khruschev to blink first and withdraw the Soviets’ nuclear-tipped missiles from Marxist dictator Fidel Castro’s Cuba, just 90 miles south of Florida. Today, there is nothing at all bright about the way...
  • Pope slap: Vatican stiffs Kennedy dynasty

    06/21/2007 9:18:25 AM PDT · by GQuagmire · 68 replies · 1,663+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | Thursday, June 21, 2007 | Jessica Van Sack
    Dynasty takes hit as Joe K annulment nixed The Kennedy dynasty’s renowned clout with the Catholic Church was shaken yesterday by news that the Vatican overturned the annulment of former U.S. Rep. Joseph P. Kennedy II’s first marriage. But his former wife - victorious in winning the reversal - suggested that the famous clan was still receiving special treatment. “I understand he found out a while ago,” said former Kennedy wife Sheila Rauch, who was informed by the church last month, two years after the fact, that the Vatican’s top Romana Rota court reversed the stinging annulment that rendered invalid...
  • FBI file links Kennedy to Monroe's death

    03/17/2007 8:23:50 PM PDT · by tang-soo · 73 replies · 2,621+ views
    The Sydney Morning Herald ^ | 3/17/2007 | No given
    For four decades there have been rumours that Marilyn Monroe's death was not a simple suicide. Now a Los Angeles-based Australian writer and director, Philippe Mora, has uncovered an FBI document that throws up a chilling new scenario. The screen legend Marilyn Monroe...the FBI report says she "expected to have her stomach pumped out and get sympathy for her suicide attempt", but it suggests she was left to die. Photo: Harold Lloyd/The Harold Lloyd Collection The screen legend Marilyn Monroe...the FBI report says she "expected to have her stomach pumped out and get sympathy for her suicide attempt", but it...
  • Skakel Witness Won't Talk (Kennedy cousin)

    09/04/2006 4:37:29 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 36 replies · 1,335+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 9/4/06 | AP
    A man who implicated two friends in the 1975 murder that sent Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel to prison has refused to testify, prompting a prosecutor to accuse him of making up the account. Gitano (Tony) Bryant invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination at his deposition recently in Miami and does not plan to testify at hearings on whether Skakel deserves a new trial, said Joel Denaro, his lawyer. "What it strongly suggests to us is that Mr. Bryant's story is a fabrication and he is seeking to avoid testifying under oath for that reason," prosecutor Jonathan Benedict said. Skakel's lawyers...
  • Pat K faithful flooding R.I. GOP with ‘hate mail’

    06/07/2006 12:19:28 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 19 replies · 918+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 06/07/06 | Dave Wedge
    Rhode Island Republicans have received piles of “hate mail” from supporters of U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, angry that the GOP has called for the troubled six-term congressman to step down. “This has clearly hit a raw nerve somewhere,” Rhode Island GOP spokesman Chuck Newton told the Herald.“We’ve received mountains of hate mail from all over.” Most of the letters and emails include angry and in some cases obscene tirades blasting party leaders for pushing for Kennedy’s ouster as a result of his legal troubles, Newton said. Republicans initially called for Kennedy to step down the day after he slammed...
  • Treat me like I'm black, sez Teddy's son

    06/06/2006 8:16:38 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 125 replies · 4,328+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | June 6, 2006 | MICHAEL McAULIFF and CORKY SIEMASZKO
    Fresh from rehab, Rep. Patrick Kennedy said yesterday he wants to be treated like an African-American from Washington if and when he gets charged for crashing his car on Capitol Hill. Denying that he was drunk and or that he asked the Capitol Police for preferential treatment, Kennedy, a Rhode Island congressman, said he's prepared "in terms of bookings, in terms of mug shots, fingerprints, whatever they might have me do." "It's what anyone else would have done to them if they were an African-American in Anacostia," Kennedy said in a shaky voice, referring to the mostly minority neighborhood in...
  • Rehabbed Patrick Kennedy 'Feels Good'

    06/05/2006 10:09:15 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 61 replies · 1,805+ views
    FOXNews ^ | 6 June 2006
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy said Monday he was feeling good after nearly a month in drug rehabilitation and was looking forward to getting back to work. "I can tell you today, I feel confident about my health, positive about my future, and passionate about my work representing the people of Rhode Island," the Rhode Island Democrat said in a speech at Brown University on the future of mental health care and addiction treatment. It was his first public appearance since being released Friday from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The six-term congressman checked into the clinic...
  • Lee Harvey Oswald and the Liberal Crack-Up

    05/18/2006 12:05:21 AM PDT · by beckett · 23 replies · 1,131+ views
    Commentary ^ | May 2006 | James Piereson
    Liberalism entered the 1960’s as the vital force in American politics, riding a wave of accomplishment running from the Progressive era through the New Deal and beyond. A handsome young president, John F. Kennedy, had just been elected on the promise to extend the unfinished agenda of reform. Liberalism owned the future, as Orwell might have said. Yet by the end of the decade, liberal doctrine was in disarray, with some of its central assumptions broken by the experience of the immediately preceding years. It has yet to recover. What happened? There is, of course, a litany of standard answers,...
  • Cops probe pol’s favorite bars: (Patches) Kennedy checks self into rehab

    05/06/2006 10:00:41 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 65 replies · 2,038+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 05/06/06 | Dave Wedge
    WASHINGTON - Detectives probing U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy’s early-morning car wreck interviewed workers at the Hawk ’n’ Dove bar yesterday while rank-and-file Capitol police are pushing prosecutors to throw the book at the well-connected pol. “Mr. Kennedy, by his own admission, was operating under the influence of narcotics, which is a violation,” said Lou Cannon, president of the Capitol police union. Cannon said detectives probing the Rhode Island Democrat’s 2:45 a.m. wreck visited several watering holes along Pennsylvania Avenue yesterday, asking bartenders and waitstaff if they saw Kennedy in the hours before the congressman crashed his Mustang convertible into a...
  • Pat (Kennedy) cites pills in car wreck

    05/05/2006 12:17:31 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 82 replies · 2,100+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 05/05/06 | Dave Wedge
    WASHINGTON -U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy insisted yesterday that he had consumed “no alcohol” before he slammed his Mustang convertible into a concrete barrier near his office, but a hostess at a popular Capitol Hill watering hole told the Herald she saw him drinking in the hours before the crash. “He was drinking a little bit,” said the woman, who works at the Hawk & Dove and would not give her name. Leaving his office late last night, Kennedy refused to say whether he’d been to the Hawk & Dove the night before. Earlier in the evening, Kennedy issued a statement...
  • Kennedy Blames Accident on Sleep Medicine

    05/04/2006 7:06:03 PM PDT · by Jean S · 635 replies · 19,040+ views
    AP ^ | 5/4/06 | ANDREW MIGA
    Rep. Patrick Kennedy (news, bio, voting record) crashed his car near the Capitol early Thursday, and a police official said he appeared intoxicated. Kennedy said he had taken sleep medication and a prescription anti-nausea drug that can cause drowsiness. Kennedy, D-R.I., addressed the issue after a spate of news reports. His initial statement said: "I consumed no alcohol prior to the incident."'Later, however, he issued a longer statement saying the attending physician for Congress had prescribed Phenergan on Tuesday to treat Kennedy's gastroenteritis.Kennedy said he returned to his Capitol Hill home on Wednesday evening after a final series of votes...
  • Curse to Bear,A new account of Ted Kennedy’s Palm Beach adventure(Good Friday,Ted's 15th Annv.)

    04/14/2006 7:23:39 PM PDT · by Coleus · 51 replies · 1,824+ views
    National Review ^ | 08.01.03 | John J. Miller
    very season seems to bring a new best-selling book full of sordid details about the Kennedys, from allegations that JFK was a pill-popping intern predator to Carolyn Bessette Kennedy having a fondness for cocaine.  The Kennedy Curse, by Edward Klein, is the latest entry. The premise is simple: "The Kennedy Curse is the result of the destructive collision between the Kennedys' fantasy of omnipotence — their need to get away with things that others cannot — and the cold, hard realities of life."Sen. Ted Kennedy once wondered "whether some awful curse did actually hang over all the Kennedys." Of...
  • Kennedy relative takes murder appeal to high court

    03/21/2006 1:57:51 PM PST · by libstripper · 26 replies · 804+ views
    Reuters ^ | March 21, 2006 | Reuters
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Kennedy relative Michael Skakel will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in a bid to overturn his conviction in the 1975 murder of his 15-year-old neighbor Martha Moxley, his lawyer said on Tuesday. ADVERTISEMENT Skakel, now 45, was convicted in 2002 of bludgeoning Moxley to death with one of his mother's golf clubs and was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison. In January, Skakel, 15 at the time of the murder, lost an appeal of that decision to the Connecticut Supreme Court. Skakel's lawyers filed a motion on February 14 asking the court to review...
  • A Threat To Security

    01/31/2006 4:34:19 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 480+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 31 Jan 06 | Editorial staff
    Energy: Sens. John Sununu and John McCain are right to question America's reliance on foreign fuel. If barriers to U.S. drilling and nuclear power weren't so bad, we wouldn't see such oil-fueled menaces. This must change. Right now, it's easier for big oil companies to drill in faraway places such as Nigeria, Russia and Iran than get a permit to drill in the U.S. That's why we don't have many options when an unbalanced dictator such as Venezuela's Hugo Chavez taunts his No. 1 customer as a "perverse, murderous, genocidal, immoral empire" and calls on the world's leftists to "bring...
  • Upholding family tradition is not holding up your pants (Ted K love child)

    01/25/2006 1:24:45 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 11 replies · 1,419+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 01/24/06 | Howie Carr
    If he’s going to be a Kennedy, then Christopher Allen needs a new name to reflect his heritage. How about “Delmont Kennedy.” Let me explain the significance of “Delmont.” The Kennedys often name their children after historical events or personages. Remember that the alleged love child’s father, Edward Moore Kennedy, was named after old man Joe’s pimp, as Hunter S. Thompson always so delicately put it. So why shouldn’t Ted’s third son be named after the model name of the 1967 Oldsmobile that Teddy drove off the Vineyard bridge in July 1969? Delmont Kennedy, come on down! To paraphrase the...
  • Delahunt: A warm Venezuelan gift in a cold winter **BARF ALERT**

    12/22/2005 3:10:28 PM PST · by Kitten Festival · 8 replies · 591+ views
    The Register ^ | Dec. 22, 2005 | Congressman Bill Delahunt
    Last month, as chilly November winds hinted at the winter to come, Massachusetts received a warm gift from Venezuela via CITGO Petroleum Corporation. It could not have come at a more critical moment as those on fuel assistance faced heating price increases of up to 50 percent. Many low-income families looked ahead to a winter of unbearable options: choosing between heat and food or medication. As a result of the Venezuelan oil program, more than 12 million gallons of heavily discounted heating oil will flow to needy households and social service institutions across the state. Together with local nonprofits Citizens...
  • Helpers Busy With Santa Chavez On Way

    11/26/2005 9:44:42 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 14 replies · 697+ views
    Inveestor's Business Daily ^ | Nov. 26, 2005 | Editorial Staff
    Latin America: Oil earnings have given Hugo Chavez a colossal sense of his own power at home and abroad. He's not limiting himself to small countries like Bolivia, though. Surprise: The U.S. is also in his cross hairs. Venezuela's president has targeted America and not just by organizing political fifth columns called "Bolivarian Circles" ... He's also getting himself good press for delivering discounted oil for his handpicked "poor" ... Chavez has won plaudits from the mainstream media for his newly launched program to deliver cheap heating oil to carefully "screened" low-income constituencies. Venezuela's state oil company, PDVSA, through its...
  • Prosecutors Seek Men Named In Skakel Case

    11/02/2005 6:45:29 AM PST · by Andy'smom · 9 replies · 525+ views ^ | Nov. 2, 2005 | John Christoffersen & AP
    Stamford — Prosecutors who won a murder conviction against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel want his attorneys to identify two men implicated in the murder by a cousin of basketball star Kobe Bryant. Skakel, a nephew of Ethel Kennedy, is seeking a new trial based on a claim by Gitano “Tony” Bryant that two of his friends killed Martha Moxley in 1975. Prosecutors are seeking the identity and whereabouts of the two men, identified only as “A” and “B” in court papers, so they can respond to the claim and prepare their case. “Moreover, it is against the interests of justice...
  • RING OF HYPOCRISY Kennedy: 'Six Men Control News Content'

    09/26/2005 6:41:25 PM PDT · by chuckpez · 1 replies · 433+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | September 26th, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    Could Air America's radio hosts possibly be in a stickier situation? While they rail endlessly against Bush and "corporate America", more damning revelations are uncovered almost daily about their own company's sleazy actions. Yet the network's personalities continue to pretend nothing is happening. Compounding the on-air dishonesty: fiery public speeches filled with especially ironic ethical allegations. Don't they feel guilty, knowing their own hands are unclean in the integrity category?
  • On The Way-- Mass., Other States Prepare For Katrina Refugees

    09/05/2005 11:00:04 AM PDT · by chuckpez · 4 replies · 243+ views
    The Radio Equalizer- Brian Maloney ^ | September 5th, 2005 | Brian Maloney
    Twenty-five hundred Katrina refugees are nearly on their way to Camp Edwards at Cape Cod's Massachusetts Military Reservation, according to the Cape Cod Times. Some thoughts and questions immediately come to mind: --- It's fantastic to see Gov. Mitt Romney and other officials stepping up to the plate. Exceptionally generous Texans simply can't take everybody, so when other states willingly share the burden, it's great for America. --- What will life be like when they reach the Bay State? ......
  • If she can't move this Kennedy, then no one can

    08/31/2005 12:45:58 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 3 replies · 220+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 08/31/05 | Howie Carr
    When Joe Kennedy starts running those inspid Citizens Energy ads in a few weeks, just remember these two words: Pam Kelley. Oh yeah, he's a great humanitarian, Joe is. At least as long as the cameras are rolling. But Joe forgets that charity begins at home, because when he had a chance to walk the walk, as opposed to talking the talk, he walked . . . away. That's one thing Pam Kelley can't do – walk. Because 32 years ago, driving like a madman over sand on Nantucket, Joe Kennedy flipped a Jeep and put her in a wheelchair...
  • Conceit of Government

    06/29/2005 3:50:35 AM PDT · by Molly Pitcher · 20 replies · 692+ views
    opinion journal ^ | 6/29/05 | Peggy Noonan
    What's wrong with them? That's what I'm thinking more and more as I watch the news from Washington. A few weeks ago it was the senators who announced the judicial compromise. There is nothing wrong with compromise and nothing wrong with announcements, but the senators who spoke referred to themselves with such flights of vanity and conceit--we're so brave, so farsighted, so high-minded--that it was embarrassing. They patted themselves on the back so hard they looked like a bevy of big breasted pigeons in a mass wing-flap. Little grey feathers and bits of corn came through my TV screen, and...
  • A Word To The Wise And The Not So Wise - (Funny! Mocks Ward Churchill & Michael Moore!)

    04/30/2005 5:49:09 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 9 replies · 903+ views
    I’m here to announce that we are not a nation of scholars. Good lord, we’re barely literate. It’s a wonder that more of us don’t walk around with our knuckles dragging on the ground. And it’s about time that high school counselors and all the rest of us quit pretending that every 17 and 18 year old squirt should be shoehorned into colleges and universities. Probably half, maybe three-quarters of the kids wandering around the Groves of Academe have no legitimate reason to be there. Of course I realize that in order for those youngsters to be out in the...
  • Speculation, hope and nervousness surround governor's status (CA)

    04/26/2005 7:49:51 AM PDT · by SierraWasp · 6 replies · 381+ views
    Sacramento BEE ^ | 4/26/05 | Dan Walters
    The juxtaposition of two events - Arnold Schwarzenegger's retreat on pension changes and his wife's televised declarations that his family wants him back home - has touched off a feeding frenzy of media speculation that he may be on his way down and out of politics.
  • Kennedys Return to Palm Beach

    12/28/2004 6:30:01 PM PST · by wagglebee · 58 replies · 1,678+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 12/28/04 | Carl Limbacher
    A decade after the Kennedys sold off their Palm Beach estate in the wake of the William Kennedy Smith rape trial, the celebrated clan has made a return to the posh beachfront community. Reports the Boston Herald's Inside Track: "Snowbird Ethel Kennedy, who has put the family nest Hickory Hill in Virginia up for sale for $25 million, has settled into a $2.2 million three-bedroom rental on a private beach on North Ocean Boulevard." The Kennedy widow is reportedly planning to stay for six months, or until it's time to head north to the family compound in Hyannis Port. The...
  • More Women Allege Harassment By William Kennedy Smith

    08/26/2004 7:12:33 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 21 replies · 1,045+ views
    CBS 2 Chicago ^ | August 26, 2004 | CBS 2 Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS 2) Audra Soulias, 28, filed a civil suit against William Kennedy Smith on Tuesday, five years after she says he forced her into his home, and sexually assaulted her. Audra Soulias isn't the only woman who's making allegations against Smith. The 2 Investigators have obtained confidential information involving sexual harassment allegations by a number of women who worked for Smith and traveled with him to foreign countries. "I think he is a person who has a lot of problems. He is obviously very sick," said Soulias. Audra Soulias is talking about her former boss William Kennedy Smith. She...
  • Ex-aide: Kennedy nephew raped me

    08/26/2004 5:44:12 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 47 replies · 1,959+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | Aug 26, 2004 | LEO STANDORA
    Kennedy clan black sheep William Kennedy Smith is again facing accusations that he raped a woman. The nephew of Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy and the late President John F. Kennedy was sued yesterday in Chicago by his former personal assistant, who charged that Smith, 43, sexually assaulted her in his home five years ago. The suit, filed 13 years after Smith beat a highly publicized rape case in Florida, comes from Audra Soulias, who says Smith attacked her at his North Side digs in 1999 after plying her and friends with booze to celebrate her 23rd birthday. "He dragged me...
  • Revisiting Chappaquiddick After 35 Years

    07/19/2004 10:08:38 AM PDT · by pilgrim · 79 replies · 4,574+ views
    Human Events ^ | July 19, 2004 | Joseph Calandra, Jr
      Revisiting Chappaquiddick After 35 Years Posted Jul 19, 2004Thirty-five years after the night of July 18, 1969, when Ted Kennedy drove his Oldsmobile sedan off the side of a wooden bridge on Chappaquiddick Island on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., and left for dead Mary Jo Kopechne, the 28-year-old former secretary of his brother Robert F. Kennedy, in his submerged car, unanswered questions linger over the events of that fatal evening. Kennedy escaped the wreckage with a concussion and waited nine hours before reporting the incident to the police shortly after a young boy noticed the sunken car. Kennedy pleaded guilty to...
  • The Squirminator

    10/05/2003 10:31:07 PM PDT · by tallhappy · 14 replies · 213+ views
    American Spectator | Nov-Dec 2002 | George Neumayr
    The American Spectator November 2002 - December 2002 The Squirminator; Things we don't need: a Kennedy Republican BYLINE: George Neumayr BODY: Perhaps nothing reveals the California GOP's troubles more clearly than the gimmicks proposed to erase them. Take the giddy GOP talk about Arnold Schwarzenegger as a potential Republican candidate in the Golden State. Will such desperate superficiality solve the party's malaise? No, but it does help illustrate and explain it. A state party fallen low enough to champion Schwarzenegger as its savior clearly needs one. Schwarzenegger, for all his charm and charisma, can't redeem the California Republican Party, for...
  • FREEP THIS POLL SILLY : Ted's (Kennedy) Excellent Venture

    09/23/2003 10:49:42 PM PDT · by EUPHORIC · 2 replies · 184+ views ^ | 9/23/03 | Self
    This one deserves some serious attention by those who are interested in sharing their opinion about one big fat leftist loser who has probably committed manslaughter while drunk and certainly has been a tap into the viens of our governments through which poison flows for FAR too long. Just go to and look for the link to "Ted's excellent venture" and FReep away!!! The Jabba the Hut of the Senate (TK) deserves no less.

    09/15/2003 4:53:21 AM PDT · by Mia T · 21 replies · 954+ views
    9.14.03 | Mia T
    IMPEACHED EX-ERSATZ PREZ STUMPS FOR DAVIS CLINTON PARADIGM PROVES INSTRUCTIVE FOR CALIFORNIA by Mia T, 9.14.03 Hamilton (or Madison) discussed the importance of wisdom and virtue in Federalist 57. "The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society; and in the next place, to take the most effectual precautions for keeping them virtuous whilst they continue to hold their public trust." (Contrast this with clinton, who recklessly, reflexively and feloniously subordinates the common good...
  • Hitchens On The Kennedys

    09/10/2003 10:06:14 PM PDT · by I_Love_My_Husband · 4 replies · 203+ views | 8/27/03 | Elizabeth Spiers via TLS
    Hitchens on the Kennedys Hitchens apparently shares my opinion on the Kennedys: "...The political-matrimonial alliance between Andrew Cuomo and Kerry Kennedy was discovered to be in the process of acrimonious dissolution. Representative Patrick Kennedy of Rhode Island, whose ability to find his way to the House unaided has long been a source of intermittent wonder, became inflamed while making a speech at a liberal fund-raising event and yelled: 'I don't need Bush’s tax cut! I have never worked a f*cking day in my life'. The electoral career of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, which had never achieved escape velocity from local Maryland...
  • Patrick J. Buchanan: Of "Treason" and Tailgunner Joe

    07/16/2003 6:37:51 AM PDT · by Theodore R. · 78 replies · 593+ views ^ | 07-16-03 | Buchanan, Patrick J.
    Of 'Treason' & Tailgunner Joe Posted: July 16, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 Creators Syndicate, Inc. In the 1968 campaign, when Hubert Humphrey said he would end the bombing of North Vietnam, Spiro Agnew said Hubert was "soft on communism." A media firestorm erupted over such "McCarthyism." Yet, in 1948, Harry Truman had so savaged Tom Dewey that the New York Times ran this headline: "President Likens Dewey to Hitler as Fascist Tool." Was Harry called to account? No. His "Give-'em-Hell-Harry" campaign remains a glorious episode in the archives of liberalism. Point: What the Left calls McCarthyism – smearing...

    07/09/2003 3:33:40 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 37 replies · 7,061+ views
    NY Post ^ | 7/9/3
    <p>DEMI Moore isn't the only fortysomething mom with a body to die for. Just as the "Charlie's Angels" star stunned Hollywood with her itoned torso, newly separated Kerry Kennedy Cuomo shocked the world with her equally fit form.</p> <p>The 43-year-old mother of three showed off her six-pack washboard abs this past weekend, as she sunbathed in a sky-blue bikini aboard a motorboat in Hyannis Port, Mass., and walked along the beach in extremely short shorts.</p>
  • Movie shows JFK Jr.'s private turmoil

    01/10/2003 10:12:26 AM PST · by Happygal · 58 replies · 648+ views ^ | Friday, January 10, 2003 | No byline
    <p>LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- John F. Kennedy Jr., lionized as a staggeringly handsome man and top marriage material, didn't have it easy with the women in his life.</p> <p>His future wife demurred when he suggested a quick second date, his mother snubbed Daryl Hannah at their initial meeting and then wielded a heavy hand on her son's choice in careers and romances.</p>
  • Bleating about the Bush (International Media Bias Alert)

    11/10/2002 3:41:56 AM PST · by Happygal · 12 replies · 200+ views
    Sunday Independent (Ireland) ^ | November 10, 2002 | Eoghan Harris
    Eoghan Harris on Ireland's permanent mourning for the Clinton-Kennedy clans SHOULDN'T Bob Collins call Carole Coleman, RTE's Washington correspondent, and tell her that Bill Clinton won't be back? Shouldn't Geraldine Kennedy perform the same service for Conor O'Clery? Both of them seemed severely shocked by the size and sweep of Bush's brilliant victory. In a post-mortem notable for its partisan tone, Coleman told Anne Doyle on RTE TV News, that while George Bush's victory might make Republicans happy, the rest of the world would recoil in anguish. O'Clery said much the same to Eamon Dunphy over on Today FM. It...
  • With Cianci gone, Web developer now has his site on Patrick Kennedy

    09/07/2002 8:48:21 PM PDT · by CARepubGal · 3 replies · 281+ views
    The Providence Journal ^ | 9/7/02 | Paul Davis
    Yesterday, Wakefield Web developer Harold A. Meyer III dismantled, a pugnacious Internet site that blasted "dirty government" and called for Vincent A. Cianci Jr.'s resignation. With Cianci facing a prison sentence, the site is no longer needed, said Meyer, a Republican candidate for South Kingstown Town Council. "We don't harbor any ill will against Mr. Cianci personally," he said. "In fact, under our legal system, convicted persons are frequently given a chance to become rehabilitated." But the site's sponsor -- Rhode Island Citizens for Ethical Government -- isn't leaving town. Yesterday, it launched a new site:
  • Wind Power Generation in Korea

    09/02/2002 1:47:44 PM PDT · by Willie Green · 4 replies · 303+ views
    The Korea Times ^ | 2002/09/01 | Choi Yearn-hong
    For education and discussion only. Not for commercial use. WASHINGTON D.C. _ Some environmentalists want wind power generation in Korea. They hate nuclear power, coal power, and oil power. They like renewable energy sources such as solar power, wind power and tidal power. However, in this trip to the United States, I was surprised to learn that wind power is not always a solution environmentalists pursue. As a matter of fact, some environmentalists are strongly against wind power generation at Cape Cod. This is a story that may be very interesting to many Korean environmentalists. Cape Cod is a famous...
  • Kennedys kiss-off cousin: Few clan members dropped by during trial (Skakel Ratted Out Kennedys)

    06/10/2002 6:34:26 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies · 1,460+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | June 10, 2002 | Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa
    It was dubbed the ``Kennedy Cousin'' trial but Kennedys were in short supply in the Connecticut courtroom where Michael Skakel yesterday was found guilty of killing 15-year-old Martha Moxley on Halloween Eve, 1975. Only Bobby Kennedy Jr., the son of Skakel's aunt, Ethel, and the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, put in an appearance during the five weeks of trial testimony despite assurances from Skakel's attorney, Michael ``Mickey'' Sherman that the clan would be on hand to show their support. ``They just didn't want anything to do with this,'' said a source familiar with the Kennedys' M.O. ``Maybe they saw...
  • Notable Moments for Kennedy Clan

    06/08/2002 7:22:15 AM PDT · by anniegetyourgun · 29 replies · 664+ views
    AP ^ | 6/8/02 | AP
    The Kennedy family has had trials and tribulations stretching back half a century: - Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.: son of Joseph and Rose. Killed in plane crash in 1944 during World War II. He was 29. - Rosemary Kennedy: daughter of Joseph and Rose. Institutionalized since 1941 because of retardation and failed lobotomy. - Kathleen Kennedy: daughter of Joseph and Rose. Died in plane crash in 1948. She was 28. - John F. Kennedy: son of Joseph and Rose, 35th president. Assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. He was 46. - JFK's son Patrick Bouvier Kennedy: Born nearly six...
  • For Cuban Exiles, Scars Still Raw

    05/13/2002 6:18:24 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 9 replies · 362+ views
    MSNBC Website ^ | April 17, 2001 | By Sean Federico-O'Murchu, MSNBC
    ELIZABETH, N.J., April 17, 2001 — As they steamed toward the coast of Cuba in April, 1961, they were young, confident and idealistic, driven by dreams of ousting Fidel Castro and emboldened by the backing of the U.S. government. Forty years later, Castro still holds sway in Havana, and the surviving members of Brigade 2506 still live in exile, their anger and sense of betrayal as palpable as ever. “WE FELT CONFIDENT because we had the word of the United States,” recalled Eliecer Grave de Peralta, who stormed Giron Beach near the Bay of Pigs on April 17, 1961, along...