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awoke_in_2003 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-25-10 06:44 PM
Response to Reply #46
66. too bad this boat...
was built in New Zealand. Yeah, it will be repaired here, but it would be nice if it had been made here.
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  -Mass. Sen. Kerry Docks Family's New $7M Yacht In Rhode Island, Saving $500,000 In Taxes Purveyor  Jul-23-10 06:31 PM   #0 
  - Oh for God's sake  LittleBlue   Jul-23-10 06:35 PM   #1 
  - Bullshit! It's being greedy. He can pay the taxes, and their are desparate people that need the...  Township75   Jul-25-10 07:02 AM   #20 
  - You mean to tell me you don't try and avoid paying taxes or take deductions on your income tax?  wisteria   Jul-25-10 11:10 AM   #33 
  - I don't have a net worth of $158 million dollars the way Kerry does.  TheWraith   Jul-25-10 05:31 PM   #61 
  - He did...  Zavulon   Jul-25-10 05:44 PM   #63 
  - Personally, I don't. I take very little in the way of deductions because ............  Exilednight   Jul-25-10 08:22 PM   #68 
     - Like Iraq/Afghanistan?  Lucky Luciano   Jul-26-10 08:37 PM   #106 
  - BALONEY, Township...JK and THK fund health clinics for the poor and many environmental projects  blm   Jul-25-10 02:21 PM   #51 
  - +1  dionysus   Jul-27-10 08:17 AM   #115 
  - Perhaps there are other reasons besides money to choose Newport.  Tailormyst   Jul-25-10 11:30 PM   #90 
     - Teresa has a home in Newport where they do the greater part of their sailing. This is a MANUFACTURED  blm   Jul-26-10 04:11 PM   #101 
        - I agree  Tailormyst   Jul-26-10 08:11 PM   #103 
        - thank you for giving more info!  Divine Discontent   Jul-27-10 12:20 AM   #112 
  - +1.  Zavulon   Jul-25-10 05:42 PM   #62 
  - Not everybody is a U.S. Senator from MA, avoiding taxes to that state.  CTyankee   Jul-26-10 08:02 AM   #96 
     - Fair point, I'll give you that one.  Zavulon   Jul-26-10 09:31 PM   #108 
  - +1  krawhitham   Jul-26-10 04:25 PM   #102 
  - Of course no conservative would ever do a thing like this.  TheCowsCameHome   Jul-23-10 06:38 PM   #2 
  - What do you mean? Both a Repub and Independent running for office in MA got beat up for the same  seaglass   Jul-25-10 10:24 AM   #27 
  - This is a bullshit story by some RW hacks at the Boston Herald  ProSense   Jul-23-10 06:43 PM   #3 
  - I wonder  moparlunatic   Jul-23-10 06:50 PM   #5 
  - "does anything to help climate change"  ProSense   Jul-23-10 07:16 PM   #7 
  - How is your comment about climate change relevent to anything being discussed here? n/t  wisteria   Jul-25-10 11:12 AM   #34 
  - Well, it's a sailboat, so it's easy on fuel consumption.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jul-25-10 08:10 PM   #67 
  - Yes, it does  Alcibiades   Jul-26-10 01:42 PM   #99 
  - Actually, it was done to create jobs  hack89   Jul-25-10 01:15 PM   #46 
     - too bad this boat...  awoke_in_2003   Jul-25-10 06:44 PM   #66 
        - It was designed in Rhode Island. nt  hack89   Jul-25-10 10:08 PM   #84 
  - There are loads of Kerry boating stories every year.  cleveramerican   Jul-23-10 06:47 PM   #4 
  - A Navy vet is a boater?  GoCubsGo   Jul-25-10 12:08 PM   #42 
  - Shouldn't everyone be going crazy ?  DURHAM D   Jul-23-10 06:52 PM   #6 
  - yeah I do wonder about the double standard  dsc   Jul-24-10 06:44 PM   #9 
  - "Here Kerry is ripping his state off over what for him, is a pittance."  ProSense   Jul-24-10 06:49 PM   #10 
  - oh please  dsc   Jul-24-10 07:09 PM   #12 
     - He got caught?  ProSense   Jul-24-10 07:21 PM   #13 
     - He has owned the boat for some length of time  dsc   Jul-24-10 07:25 PM   #14 
        - He bought the boat in March.  ProSense   Jul-24-10 07:35 PM   #15 
        - He likely thought he would get away with it  dsc   Jul-24-10 08:10 PM   #16 
           - "he nearly did"?  ProSense   Jul-24-10 08:30 PM   #19 
           - You should be ashamed of what you are saying in this thread, dsc...really ashamed. You show you know  blm   Jul-25-10 02:36 PM   #53 
        - So following your analogy  Warren Stupidity   Jul-25-10 08:46 AM   #25 
        - If you live in MA, and only use the car in MA then yes I think you are  dsc   Jul-25-10 10:49 AM   #29 
        - People living in WA state do this all the time  golfguru   Jul-25-10 08:30 PM   #71 
        - It is a brand new boat. Please get your facts straight. It was never docked in Mass. n/t  wisteria   Jul-25-10 11:15 AM   #35 
           - the article directly states that the boat had been seen in MA  dsc   Jul-25-10 12:06 PM   #41 
              - The story also states that he was a candidate for President in 2008.  wisteria   Jul-25-10 01:29 PM   #48 
              - The boat needs a deep water port.  Tailormyst   Jul-25-10 11:35 PM   #91 
     - It is owned by  cadmium   Jul-26-10 01:56 PM   #100 
  - how is he ripping any entity off? be specific.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-25-10 08:42 AM   #24 
  - The law clearly states that if within 6 months you dock the boat in MA  dsc   Jul-25-10 10:50 AM   #30 
     - Your boat is being tugged  ProSense   Jul-25-10 11:08 AM   #32 
        - Even right wing people can be right  dsc   Jul-25-10 12:21 PM   #43 
           - "Yes it was snarky and the interpretations were biased."  ProSense   Jul-25-10 12:25 PM   #44 
           - It appears to me that  Zavulon   Jul-25-10 05:49 PM   #64 
  - I highly doubt he is doing as you say. It seems to me you have a personal issue  wisteria   Jul-25-10 01:49 PM   #50 
  - Not really  dsc   Jul-25-10 02:59 PM   #56 
     - "This was a clear case of evading taxes and getting caught."  ProSense   Jul-25-10 03:13 PM   #58 
     - It's a CLEAR CASE of racism...Breaitbart's video nailed Sherrod just like this 'report' from Murdoch  blm   Jul-25-10 08:40 PM   #75 
     - racism?  dsc   Jul-25-10 11:00 PM   #87 
        - YOU claim he's avoiding taxes cuz Murdoch's paper said so. Sherrod is racist cuz FOX said so.  blm   Jul-26-10 07:56 AM   #95 
     - well, you've bought this RW shit hook line and sinker. i think you have a personal axe to grind over  dionysus   Jul-27-10 08:21 AM   #116 
  - Because you ALWAYS believe Murdoch's news outlets, dsc? Now you state Kerry's 'ripping off'  blm   Jul-25-10 02:34 PM   #52 
     - oh please  dsc   Jul-25-10 03:04 PM   #57 
        - You're citing me?  ProSense   Jul-25-10 03:20 PM   #59 
        - No I don't. But you also ignore the FACT that Teresa has a home inNewport where they usually sail.  blm   Jul-25-10 03:26 PM   #60 
        - You can't win here  golfguru   Jul-25-10 08:35 PM   #72 
  - The Clinton are just much more fun to attack  Spagettio   Jul-25-10 02:48 PM   #54 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-23-10 07:38 PM   #8 
  - Is Kerry's new yacht faster than the swift boaters?  golfguru   Jul-24-10 06:52 PM   #11 
  - Why on earth does anyone need a $7M yacht?  DCBob   Jul-24-10 08:19 PM   #17 
  - I'd even settle for a 3.5M one.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-25-10 08:47 AM   #26 
  - Because he works hard, deserves it and has the money to pay for it.  wisteria   Jul-25-10 11:18 AM   #36 
  - Actually, he can afford it because he married into money.  OwnedByFerrets   Jul-25-10 11:35 AM   #38 
     - You're right, and  ProSense   Jul-25-10 11:49 AM   #40 
     - Actually, he has plenty of his own money to purchase this.  wisteria   Jul-25-10 01:31 PM   #49 
     - What business is it of anyones what  cadmium   Jul-25-10 08:26 PM   #69 
  - Because Teresa Heinz has loads of money?  golfguru   Jul-25-10 08:36 PM   #74 
  - Jealous? n/t  ProSense   Jul-25-10 09:05 PM   #78 
     - You want the honest answer?  golfguru   Jul-25-10 09:08 PM   #79 
  - Kerry didn't take the yacht, he bought it  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-25-10 09:51 PM   #81 
  - If you have the money for a yacht, you should probably not need to dodge taxes on it.  JVS   Jul-24-10 08:28 PM   #18 
  - Nobody ever docks in Newport RI for any reason other than taxes.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-25-10 08:41 AM   #23 
  - Getting kinda tired of the "Clinton and Kerry and Other Dems are Insenitive Rich Pigs" threads  LostinVA   Jul-25-10 07:08 AM   #21 
  - I agree  golfguru   Jul-25-10 08:54 PM   #76 
  - +1000909090000  xultar   Jul-25-10 10:16 PM   #85 
  - In other news: rich people have lots of money.  Warren Stupidity   Jul-25-10 08:39 AM   #22 
  - Hard to even read this hit piece, when they can't even  koski   Jul-25-10 10:36 AM   #28 
  - Did you see their motto, "Read less, Know more"...  YvonneCa   Jul-25-10 11:19 AM   #37 
  - Don't we all try to make sure we pay as little taxes as possible? What a lovely boat. n/t  wisteria   Jul-25-10 11:07 AM   #31 
  - As long as its legal, I don't give a shit.  phleshdef   Jul-25-10 11:45 AM   #39 
  - Kerry pays PLENTY of taxes to his home state, I'm sure. Rhode Island can use the cash.  KittyWampus   Jul-25-10 12:56 PM   #45 
  - The local boat industry likes him too. nt  hack89   Jul-25-10 01:17 PM   #47 
  - Boat was built in New Zealand.  golfguru   Jul-26-10 08:34 PM   #105 
     - Designed, maintained and chartered in Rhode Island. nt  hack89   Jul-27-10 06:25 AM   #114 
  - Rhode Island repealed those taxes in 1993. That has made the state something of a nautical tax haven  jesus_of_suburbia   Jul-25-10 02:58 PM   #55 
  - "It was built in New Zealand"  awoke_in_2003   Jul-25-10 06:41 PM   #65 
  - Pretty much. There aren't very many U.S. manufacturers of high-end sailboats.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Jul-25-10 08:30 PM   #70 
  - Tiger Woods boat was designed and built right here  golfguru   Jul-25-10 08:57 PM   #77 
  - Nope :)  Catchawave   Jul-25-10 08:35 PM   #73 
  - How many jobs have you created?  ProSense   Jul-25-10 09:10 PM   #80 
  - Absolutely not:  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-25-10 09:54 PM   #82 
     - Keep pushing  ProSense   Jul-25-10 10:06 PM   #83 
     - I don't think that there is anything wrong with Kerry docking his boat in another state with  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-26-10 08:49 AM   #97 
     - His brother in law owned  Sgent   Jul-27-10 12:16 AM   #111 
  - So you have to keep your boat in the same state you live in?  zulchzulu   Jul-25-10 10:27 PM   #86 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jul-26-10 12:57 AM   #92 
  - Kinda ignored this because Fox Entertainment Channel Promoted this heavily  PatrynXX   Jul-25-10 11:03 PM   #88 
  - This is a very big sailboat and needs a deepwater port to dock  Tailormyst   Jul-25-10 11:28 PM   #89 
  - +1 n/t  wisteria   Jul-26-10 01:06 AM   #93 
  - Not only that, but it's now definitely clear that the Boston Herald was doing the teabaggers'  ProSense   Jul-26-10 01:12 AM   #94 
     - You are so good at finding these types of things. The BH is just another RW rag and articles  wisteria   Jul-26-10 08:59 AM   #98 
  - Cool! If I had a yacht that cost that much I'd want to dodge taxes, too!  KoKo   Jul-26-10 08:16 PM   #104 
  - Oh look, RW drivel seeped into the news again  ProSense   Jul-26-10 09:16 PM   #107 
  - It's a damn good thing no Republicans own boats they keep in different states...  zulchzulu   Jul-26-10 09:54 PM   #110 
  - What a cool boat! I hope it gets repaired in Rhode Island and is ready to sail soon  zulchzulu   Jul-26-10 09:45 PM   #109 
  - Skull and Bones, annual dues, $500,000 .nt  Kringle   Jul-27-10 02:58 AM   #113 
 

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