[Marxism] A reason to support Kerry?

Paul H. Dillon illonph at pacbell.net
Mon Jul 19 13:18:08 MDT 2004

A president couldn't have a much greater asset than a first lady who speaks
5 languages and boogies at the horizontal disco too!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "michael a. lebowitz" <mlebowit at sfu.ca>
To: <marxism at lists.econ.utah.edu>
Cc: <shniad at sfu.ca>
Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 10:34 AM
Subject: [Marxism] A reason to support Kerry?

> My sister received the following from a Republican friend:
> Date: 7/14/104 10:31 PM
> RE:   PLEASE..Beware !!
> Following is a brief backround on Mrs. John Kerry . She hates being called
> that, by the way: Maria Teresa Thiersten Simoes-Ferreira Heinz Kerry.
> Married Senator Kerry in 1995.  She only took his name eighteen months ago
> and she is an "interesting" paradox of conflicts. If you thought John
> was scary, he doesn't hold a candle to his wife! Maria Teresa Thiersten
> Simoes-Ferreira Heinz Kerry was born in Mozambique, the daughter of a
> Portuguese physician, was educated in Switzerland and South Africa. Fluent
> in five languages, she was working as a United Nations interpreter in
> Geneva in the mid-60's when she met a "handsome" young American, H. John
> Heinz, III, who worked at a bank in Geneva.  He told her his family was
> the food business." They were married in 1966 and returned to Pittsburgh
> where his family ran the giant H. J.  Heinz food company. He was elected
> the US House of Representatives in 1971, and in 1976 he was elected to the
> first of three terms in the United States Senate. A Republican, he wrote a
> burning diatribe against some of the causes backed by young House member
> John Kerry.) Several years later, in 1991, he was killed when his plane
> collided with a Sun Oil Company helicopter over a Philadelphia suburb. The
> senator, his pilot and copilot, and both of Sun's helicopter pilots were
> killed. He was survived by his wife, Teresa, and their three young sons.
> Four years later, having inherited Heinz's $500 million fortune, she
> married Senator John Forbes Kerry, the liberal then-junior senator from
> Massachusetts. She became a registered Democrat and the process of her
> radicalization was set in motion. Heinz Kerry is not shy about telling
> people that she required Kerry to sign a prenuptial agreement before they
> were married. John Kerry may not have check writing privileges on the
> catsup and pickle fortune, but he is certainly a willing and uncomplaining
> beneficiary of it. A lot of hard-earned money, made through many years of
> hawking catsup, mustard, and pickles has fallen into the hands of two
> people who despise successful entrepreneurship and who believe in the
> confiscatory redistribution of wealth. So how does Mrs. Heinz Kerry spend
> John Heinz's money?
> Just one example: According to the G2 Bulletin, an online intelligence
> newsletter of WorldNetDaily, in the years between 1995-2001 she gave more
> than $4 million to an organization called the Tides Foundation. And what
> does the Tides Foundation do with John Heinz's money? They support
> antiwar groups, including Ramsey Clark's International Action Center.
> has offered to defend Saddam Hussein when he's tried. They support the
> Democratic Justice Fund, a joint venture of the Tides Foundation and
> billionaire hate-monger George Soros. The Democratic Justice Fund seeks to
> ease restrictions on Muslim immigration from "terrorist" states. They
> support the Council for American-Islamic Relations, whose leaders are
> to have close ties to the terrorist group, Hamas. They support the
> Lawyers Guild, organized as a communist front during the Cold War era. One
> of their attorneys, Lynne Stewart, has been arrested for helping a client,
> Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, communicate with terror cells in Egypt. He is
> convicted mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. They support
> the "Barrio Warriors," a radical Hispanic group whose primary goal is to
> return all of Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas to Mexico. These
> are but a few of the radical groups that benefit, through the anonymity
> provided by the Tides Foundation, from the generosity of our would-be
> lady, the wealthy widow of Republican senator John Heinz, and now the wife
> of the Democratic senator who aspires to be the 44th President of the
> United States. Aiding and supporting our enemies is not good for America,
> regardless of your political views. If voters will open their eyes,
> themselves and see the real Teresa Heinz Kerry, they will not appreciate
> her position as ultra rich fairy godmother of the radical left.  They will
> not want to imagine her laying her head on a pillow each night inches away
> from the President of the United States. Hopefully they love this country
> enough to decide that the only way these two will ever be allowed into the
> White House is with an engraved invitation in hand. Instead of deleting
> this, pass it on.  Let everyone know these people may be unfit to
> this great nation. The uninformed will never hear the truth from the
> who want Kerry elected! Those who buy the Kerry facade, beware of what you
> vote for - - - you may regret what you get!
> Michael A. Lebowitz
> Professor Emeritus
> Economics Department
> Simon Fraser University
> Burnaby, B.C., Canada V5A 1S6
> Currently based in Venezuela. Can be reached at
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