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Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101
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Posted on 03/20/2017 8:10:58 AM PDT by re_tail20

David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country's most famously philanthropic families, died Monday. He was 101.

Rockefeller died in his sleep at his home in suburban Pocantico Hills, New York, according to his spokesman, Fraser P. Seitel.

He was the youngest of six children born to John D. Rockefeller Jr. and the grandson of Standard Oil co-founder John D. Rockefeller. With the passing of his siblings, he became the guardian of his family's fortune and head of a sprawling network of family interests, both business and philanthropic, that ranged from environmental conservation to the arts.

To mark his 100th birthday in 2015, Rockefeller gave 1,000 acres of land next to a national park to the state of Maine.

Aspects of the Rockefeller brothers' upbringing became famous, including the 25-cent allowance, portions of which had to be set aside for charity and savings, and the inculcation that wealth brings great responsibility.

Two of his brothers held elected office: Nelson Rockefeller served as the governor of New York, hungered for the White House and briefly served as vice president. Winthrop Rockefeller was a governor of Arkansas.

David Rockefeller, however, wielded power and influence without ever seeking public office. Among his many accomplishments were spurring the project that led to the World Trade Center.

And unlike his other brothers, John D. III and Laurance, who shied from the spotlight and were known for philanthropy, David Rockefeller embraced business and traveled and spoke widely as a champion of enlightened capitalism.

"American capitalism has brought more benefits to more people than any other system in any part of the world at any time in history," he said. "The problem is to see that the system is run as efficiently and as honestly...

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TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: billionaires; davidrockefeller; davidrockefellerobit; obituary; rockefeller
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1 posted on 03/20/2017 8:10:58 AM PDT by re_tail20
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2 posted on 03/20/2017 8:13:07 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage

He’s in God’s hands now.


3 posted on 03/20/2017 8:14:18 AM PDT by HombreSecreto (The life of a repo man is always intense)
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To: HombreSecreto

Amen


4 posted on 03/20/2017 8:15:18 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: re_tail20

Didn’t he have a nephew that died on a South American river or in Borneo maybe, in the 1960/70s?


5 posted on 03/20/2017 8:16:21 AM PDT by Bull Snipe (ueewl ocwe)
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To: re_tail20

I was beginning to think he would never die after 2-3 heart transplants, etc. The Devil can be a powerful ally...at a price.


6 posted on 03/20/2017 8:16:35 AM PDT by montag813
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To: re_tail20

Fascinating - his story is that of New York City and America’s history.

His maternal Grandfather, Nelson Aldrich of Rhode Island, was one of the six men who met at Jekyll Island in Georgia in 1910 to secretly plan the future Federal Reserve Bank, which was imposed on America 3 years later.


7 posted on 03/20/2017 8:17:20 AM PDT by PGR88 (The)
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To: re_tail20

Now it is Hebrews 9:27 time for the bastard


8 posted on 03/20/2017 8:18:32 AM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (politicians beware)
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To: re_tail20

Mark 8:36 “For what does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and forfeit his soul?”


9 posted on 03/20/2017 8:18:38 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: re_tail20

10 posted on 03/20/2017 8:19:26 AM PDT by montag813
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To: re_tail20

Can we get him to take Soros with him ?


11 posted on 03/20/2017 8:21:13 AM PDT by clamper1797 (We are getting close to the last "box")
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To: re_tail20

12 posted on 03/20/2017 8:21:37 AM PDT by montag813
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To: clamper1797

Chuck Berry will be missed more.


13 posted on 03/20/2017 8:22:33 AM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not tired of Winning)
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To: Sasparilla

Amen to that.


14 posted on 03/20/2017 8:24:33 AM PDT by VietVet876
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To: re_tail20

So Bubba’s uncle finally died

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15 posted on 03/20/2017 8:30:46 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: montag813

Trying to bring ‘others around the world to build a more integrated political & economic structure’ is fine if you’re bringing everyone else UP to the freedoms & prosperity of the US. Unfortunately, they ended up trying to reverse the process to take us DOWN to the level of others.


16 posted on 03/20/2017 8:31:28 AM PDT by Twotone (Truth is hate to those who hate truth.)
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To: re_tail20

okbye


17 posted on 03/20/2017 8:32:37 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (My Batting Average( 1,000) since Nov 2014 (GOPe is that easy to read))
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To: montag813

Funny. Walter Cronkite said something similar.


18 posted on 03/20/2017 8:35:09 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (****happy dance**** BIGLY!!!! Shadilay!)
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To: Puppage

Wow, those eyes.


19 posted on 03/20/2017 8:35:20 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: HombreSecreto
He’s in God’s hands now.

I seriously doubt that. This guy was a serial mass murderer along with the rest of the globalists.

20 posted on 03/20/2017 8:36:29 AM PDT by Vic S
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To: Puppage

That is not the picture of a decent human being.


21 posted on 03/20/2017 8:37:42 AM PDT by laplata ( Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: re_tail20

After 7 heart transplants, I would say it’s time and good riddance.


22 posted on 03/20/2017 8:38:39 AM PDT by Despot of the Delta (It's time for Trump to become Vlad the Impaler. I want Progressive/Globalist/Establishment heads)
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To: Vic S

He was the head of Bilderberg Group.


23 posted on 03/20/2017 8:40:27 AM PDT by Despot of the Delta (It's time for Trump to become Vlad the Impaler. I want Progressive/Globalist/Establishment heads)
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To: Puppage
On one man's hands there was never so much blood.

FReegards!

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24 posted on 03/20/2017 8:41:14 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: Despot of the Delta

I was going to ask if this is the one that died in bed with his mistress some years ago. I guess not. :)


25 posted on 03/20/2017 8:43:18 AM PDT by JohnnyP (Thinking is hard work (I stole that from Rush).)
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To: laplata

The Rockefellers were no different than the Kennedys. I remember when Nelson Rockefeller died “in the saddle” with a prostitute!


26 posted on 03/20/2017 8:44:33 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Bull Snipe

That was a fascinating case. Like they only found a jaw bone or something? It’s surmised the cannibals got him?


27 posted on 03/20/2017 8:46:01 AM PDT by Bodleian_Girl (Please check out TheCitizensAudit.com to find out what David Brock has been doing)
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To: vette6387

I remember that. And Happy knew all about it.


28 posted on 03/20/2017 8:49:16 AM PDT by laplata ( Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: Bodleian_Girl

Don’t recall that much. Know at the time of the disappearance a very costly hunt to find him was launched.


29 posted on 03/20/2017 8:58:38 AM PDT by Bull Snipe (ueewl ocwe)
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To: re_tail20

How in the hell do you find 7 comparable hearts? It gives some credence to the organ harvesting cabal


30 posted on 03/20/2017 8:58:57 AM PDT by Despot of the Delta (It's time for Trump to become Vlad the Impaler. I want Progressive/Globalist/Establishment heads)
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To: Bodleian_Girl; Bull Snipe

It was Nelson’s son, Michael. He was on a mission to bring back art from the ‘forgotten’ world in the early 60’s. He was last seen, by his skiff mate (after their motor had packed in), paddling toward the canniblas they had been bartering with. His glasses were found in the hut of the Chief. It is a terrifying story, easily found on the Internet.


31 posted on 03/20/2017 9:01:51 AM PDT by originalbuckeye ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: vette6387
The Rockefellers were no different than the Kennedys. I remember when Nelson Rockefeller died “in the saddle” with a prostitute!

It wasn't a prostitute, but a young aid and mistress.

There was a photo in the papers at the time of the former Governor/Vice President on a gurney being wheeled to the ambulance. He was covered by a sheet, but his feet were poking out. The shoes were on the wrong feet. The NYPD, rushing to dress him before he was taken away, had put them on wrong.

32 posted on 03/20/2017 9:03:15 AM PDT by Roccus (When you talk to a politician...ANY politician...always say, "Remember Ceausescu")
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To: PGR88

Another grandson of Nelson W. Aldrich (and first cousin of David) was Robert Aldrich. The film director who made ‘The Dirty Dozen’ among other films.


33 posted on 03/20/2017 9:03:23 AM PDT by Borges
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To: Roccus

Same thing.


34 posted on 03/20/2017 9:11:49 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (I'm not tired of Winning yet! Please, continue on!)
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To: Roccus

Aide’s name was Megan Marshak.

Even back then, NBC was doing FALSE NEWS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bQ0_16G3Xc


35 posted on 03/20/2017 9:14:06 AM PDT by Roccus (When you talk to a politician...ANY politician...always say, "Remember Ceausescu")
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To: re_tail20

Philanthropist my sister’s black cat’s ass. Meet the real David Rockefeller and his family:

“Some even believe we (the Rockefeller family) are part of a secret cabal working against the best interests of the United States, characterizing my family and me as ‘internationalists’ and of conspiring with others around the world to build a more integrated global political and economic structure – one world, if you will. If that’s the charge, I stand guilty, and I am proud of it.”
— David Rockefeller, Memoirs, page 405

“Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government.”
— Dr. Henry Kissinger, Bilderberger Conference, Evians, France, 1992

“US must not stop Syrian resettlement. It would be a threat to ‘global governance’”.
— David Miliband, former British Foreign Secretary who came to New York in 2013 to take the reins of the International Rescue Committee

“The technotronic era involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled society. Such a society would be dominated by an elite, unrestrained by traditional values. Soon it will be possible to assert almost continuous surveillance over every citizen and maintain up-to-date complete files containing even the most personal information about the citizen. These files will be subject to instantaneous retrieval by the authorities...”
— Zbigniew Brzezinski from his book “Between Two Ages: America’s Role in the Technotronic Era”

“This regionalization is in keeping with the Tri-Lateral Plan, which calls for a gradual convergence of East and West, ultimately leading toward the goal of one world government. National sovereignty is no longer a viable concept.”
— Zbignew Brzezinski, National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter

“Every child in America entering school at the age of five is insane because he comes to school with certain allegiances to our founding fathers, toward our elected officials, toward his parents, toward a belief in a supernatural being, and toward the sovereignty of this nation as a separate entity. It’s up to you as teachers to make all these sick children well – by creating the international child of the future”
— Dr. Chester M. Pierce, Psychiatrist, address to the Childhood International Education Seminar, 1973

“To achieve world government, it is necessary to remove from the minds of men their individualism, loyalty to family traditions, national patriotism and religious dogmas…”
— G. Brock Chisholm, psychiatrist and co-founder of the World Federation of Mental Health

“We ... ourselves, who still nurse a sense of our homogeneity and difference from others ... And that’s precisely what the European Union, in my view, should be doing its best to undermine… States have to become more open states, in terms of the people who inhabit them; sovereignty is an illusion ... sovereignty is an absolute illusion that has to be put behind us.”
—Peter Sutherland, UN migration chief & chairman at Goldman Sachs bank, who wants to use (Muslim) immigration to destroy European countries’ culture

“If we are frank with ourselves, we shall admit that we are engaged on a deliberate and sustained and concentrated effort to impose limitations upon the sovereignty and independence of the fifty or sixty local sovereign independent States which at present partition the habitable surface of the earth and divide the political allegiance of mankind. It is just because we are really attacking the principle of local sovereignty that we keep on protesting our loyalty to it so loudly. … I will merely repeat that we are at present working, discreetly but with all our might, to wrest this mysterious political force called sovereignty out of the clutches of the local national states of our world. And all the time we are denying with our lips what we are doing with our hands…”
—Arnold Toynbee, Address to the 1931 Copenhagen conference as published in International Affairs: Journal of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (November 1931)


36 posted on 03/20/2017 9:15:52 AM PDT by Yollopoliuhqui (Smarter - Faster)
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To: Roccus
The story I read once on Nelson Rockefeller's passing was this. He was with his young mistress and died while in bed with her. She panicked of course, she then called a friend of hers who came over. They dressed Nelson the best they could and then called the police. One thing about a male dying is that for some reason blood goes to the penis and the deceased has a erection. I always wondered about that.

Well recently my 93 old father passed away and as I was spending a few moments with his body while waiting for the funeral home to come I noticed the same thing. Just weird I guess.

37 posted on 03/20/2017 9:19:46 AM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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Happens frequently enough that DITS (died in the saddle) is found on ER forms.

Related by my late MIL-MD.


38 posted on 03/20/2017 9:22:28 AM PDT by Covenantor (Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern. " Chesterton)
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To: Bull Snipe
New Guinea
39 posted on 03/20/2017 9:26:56 AM PDT by JohnBovenmyer (Waiting for the tweets to hatch!)
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To: Captain Peter Blood
Read one story that she had lain pinned under him for a couple of hours before extricating herself and calling that friend (co-worker?) but don't know the veracity of that.

I do remember however, seeing that photo in either the NY Daily News and/or the NY Post. It was the subject of a lot of laughs at work and in my local bar.

I've given up trying to find an image of it on the www and have no doubt that somewhere, someone has a doctored version that will show the shoes on the correct feet.

40 posted on 03/20/2017 9:39:59 AM PDT by Roccus (When you talk to a politician...ANY politician...always say, "Remember Ceausescu")
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To: JohnnyP
I was going to ask if this is the one that died in bed with his mistress some years ago. I guess not. :)

That would be brother Nelson.

41 posted on 03/20/2017 9:42:48 AM PDT by immadashell (Save Innocent Lives - ban gun free zones)
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To: originalbuckeye

Fascinating.


42 posted on 03/20/2017 9:47:48 AM PDT by Bodleian_Girl (Please check out TheCitizensAudit.com to find out what David Brock has been doing)
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To: re_tail20

Wonders if that sick creature gettin a hot pitchfork up his you-know-what and worse for eternity


43 posted on 03/20/2017 9:48:11 AM PDT by defal33
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To: Despot of the Delta

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$


44 posted on 03/20/2017 9:54:20 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: vette6387

IIRC he was reviewing viral sex in his office. One of the perqs of the position.


45 posted on 03/20/2017 9:58:04 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Captain Peter Blood

So dying for an erection can be taken literally?


46 posted on 03/20/2017 10:00:42 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: immadashell

The NBC fake news said Nelson died at age 70. Pretty young.

I just turned 70. :)


47 posted on 03/20/2017 10:03:15 AM PDT by JohnnyP (Thinking is hard work (I stole that from Rush).)
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To: morphing libertarian

I guess so. I had heard about this but not sure if that really happened. Well I find out that it is true.

It reminded me of the scene from “Weekend At Bernie’s”, where Bernie’s girlfriend came in went up and evidently had sex with a dead Bernie, and the looks that the two guys had on their faces. They were trying to fathom just what had happened, well now we all know, it’s just something that happens.


48 posted on 03/20/2017 10:07:26 AM PDT by Captain Peter Blood
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To: re_tail20
Can you say "monopoly".

Can you say "Anti Trust Laws"?

Will always consider the family to be "crooks of a certain kind".

49 posted on 03/20/2017 10:08:46 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Captain Peter Blood

OK begin the hate.

Couple on the beach engaging. Lifeguard. Sir I believe your date is dead.

Oh, sorry. I just thought she was Amercan.

There are numerous stories of people having sex with corpses, some because they enjoyed it.

As for me, my wife always wants me to have a little more life. LOL.


50 posted on 03/20/2017 10:12:42 AM PDT by morphing libertarian
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