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  • Kerry's former brother-in-law tapped (ambassador to San Marino +others)

    06/25/2009 10:58:47 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 12 replies · 1,589+ views
    Politico ^ | 6-25-09 | Alexander Burns
    The White House announced a new wave of nominees Thursday afternoon, including the appointment of David Thorne, a longtime ... ... associate and former brother-in-law of Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), to serve as ambassador to San Marino. The list of selections: - William Eacho, Ambassador, Republic of Austria - Judith G. Garber, Ambassador, Republic of Latvia - David Killion, rank of Ambassador during his tenure of service as the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) - James Knight, Ambassador, Republic of Benin - Karen Kornbluh, Permanent Representative of the U.S. to OECD -...
  • John Kerry's Unsealed Divorce Records Reveal He's Always Been Arrogant, Boring

    11/06/2007 7:03:15 AM PST · by avacado · 25 replies · 187+ views
    Broken Newz ^ | 10/21/2004 | Robert Krupto
    The records of Democratic Presidential Candidate John Kerry's 1988 divorce from Wall Street heiress Julia Thorne were unsealed yesterday, revealing that Kerry has always been a condescending and uninteresting prick. It is uncertain whether revelations of sexual "JFK" role-playing and narcissistic orgasms will hurt his presidential campaign. Unlike Jack Ryan, whose Senate campaign was derailed when his divorce records revealed that he pressured ex-wife Jeri Ryan to attend sex clubs, Kerry's divorce records reveal a rather pedestrian, if not somewhat ego- and Kennedy-centric sex life. Thorne swore under oath that Kerry, "often made me dress up like Jackie O ['Nassis]...
  • Monday morning answers - Who was Kerry's first wife?

    10/25/2004 3:23:21 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 123 replies · 6,469+ views
    Bristol Herald Courier (TN) ^ | 10-25-04 | BY LEE DAVENPORT
    Why have we not heard anything about Sen. John Kerry’s former wife, the mother of his daughters? What can you tell us about her? When divorced, remarried, etc.? - P.S., Lebanon You probably haven’t heard anything about her because she’s an exceedingly private person. Kerry married the former Julia Thorne, a Philadelphia heiress, in 1970 in Bay Shore, N.Y. They honeymooned in Jamaica. As you note, they had two daughters, Alexandra in 1973 and Vanessa in 1976. The couple separated in 1982 at a time when Thorne was battling a deep depression and contemplating suicide. "After 14 years as a...
  • (Kerry's) First wife `suffocated' under political spotlight

    07/26/2004 11:53:26 AM PDT · by BushisTheMan · 16 replies · 1,359+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 7/20/2004 | David R. Guarino and Andrew Miga
    Friends say the union of John Kerry [related, bio] and Julia Thorne was a rousing love affair when they met at Yale - he a dashing 19-year-old, she a bikini-clad babe and twin sister to Kerry's best friend. But for a political marriage, it was a dud and it ended badly. It couldn't have happened at a worse time for the budding politician's career, the summer of 1982, just as Kerry emerged as a serious candidate for Massachusetts lieutenant governor. Kerry later called the divorce a ``super-painful process'' and laughs off his bachelor days as the loneliest time of his...
  • Time Trip - questions and answers (How widely accepted is the theory that we can travel in time?)

    12/25/2003 8:12:15 PM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 91 replies · 2,512+ views
    BBC ^ | Friday, December 26, 2003 | BBC
    The Future According to Professor Paul Davies "Scientists have no doubt whatever that it is possible to build a time machine to visit the future". Since the publication of Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity in 1905, few, if any, scientists would dispute that time travel to the future is perfectly possible. According to this theory, time runs slower for a moving person than for someone who is stationary. This has been proven by experiments using very accurate atomic clocks. In theory, a traveller on a super high-speed rocket ship could fly far out into the Universe and then come back...
  • Pilots sight UFO over China

    11/07/2002 2:55:27 PM PST · by Shermy · 48 replies · 935+ views
    AFP ^ | November 8, 2002
    Several airline pilots have reported sighting a shining unidentified flying object (UFO) near the south-eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, a newspaper reported yesterday. The first sighting was reported by a Xiamen Airlines pilot on Monday, who said he saw a light blue object hovering past his plane while 80km north of Nanjing, the Wen Wei Po daily reported. At the same time, pilots of a Shandong Airline aircraft, which was some 120km away from the Xiamen airlines plane, also reported a similar sighting. They described the UFO as being a white-blue skateboard-shaped craft. A pilot from another airplane, about 300km...