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Thursday, April 28, 2005

 

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Lifestyles of the rich and famous - and connected
- By Michael M. Bates


Teddy Kennedy's brother-in-law pleaded guilty to fraud charges in federal court last week. Moreover, it appears as though the man is also a confidential informant in a case against a former Hillary Clinton aide.

This story has gotten little play in the media, which is too busy cranking out articles and impassioned editorials about Tom DeLay to notice much else. You'd think that when a major Democrat player who's worked in the Clinton, Gore and Kerry campaigns begins to sing like a birdie for the Feds, it would be newsworthy. You'd be wrong.

Kennedy's brother-in-law, Raymond Reggie, is the son of a multimillionaire. Kennedy's wife, Victoria Reggie, is the daughter of a multimillionaire. Their father is a Louisiana judge, a close personal friend of governors and other power brokers, and ran John F. Kennedy's successful 1960 campaign in the Pelican State.

Being so politically wired has its perks. The judge managed to send his six children to Tulane University for a combined 27 years. And the really nice part for his honor is that it didn't cost him anywhere near what an unconnected parent would have paid...............
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