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Media War: Trump's Pecker v Hillary's Bezos

by Oui Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 09:22:46 AM EST

The salicious edits in this warfare will be covered elsewhere in the media, I want to look beyond  when and where it all started.

The salicious parts are well covered by The Guardian and the content produced by Jeff Bezos in the last 24 hours ...

AMI, the owner of the National Enquirer, led by David Pecker, recently entered into an immunity deal with the Department of Justice related to their role in the so-called "Catch and Kill" process on behalf of President Trump and his election campaign. Mr. Pecker and his company have also been investigated for various actions they've taken on behalf of the Saudi Government.

And sometimes Mr. Pecker mixes it all together:

    "After Mr. Trump became president, he rewarded Mr. Pecker's loyalty with a White House dinner to which the media executive brought a guest with important ties to the royals in Saudi Arabia. At the time, Mr. Pecker was pursuing business there while also hunting for financing for acquisitions..."

More below the fold ...

Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer owner of 'extortion and blackmail'

The Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos, has accused the owner of the National Enquirer of "extortion and blackmail", alleging that lawyers for David Pecker threatened the tabloid would publish text messages and intimate images if Bezos didn't halt an investigation into how it had obtained those files.

Bezos, who is the world richest man and also owns the Washington Post, became the subject of tabloid fodder in January after he and his wife MacKenzie announced they were divorcing. Shortly after, the National Enquirer published "intimate text messages" revealing Bezos' relationship with Lauren Sanchez, a former tv anchor.

After the tabloid published his personal messages, Bezos retained private security consultant Gavin de Becker "to determine the motives for the many unusual actions taken by the Enquirer", he revealed in his blogpost.

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Both Pecker and Trump have important indebtedness to the wealth of Saudi royals ...

    Jeff Bezos' private investigator suspects the Amazon CEO's leaked text messages with his lover Lauren Sanchez may have been acquired by a 'government entity'.

    Washington Post reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia said on MSNBC Thursday night: 'Gavin de Becker told us that he does not believe that Jeff Bezos's phone was hacked - he thinks it's possible that a government entity might have gotten a hold of his text messages.'  

    Bezos believes that reasons behind the National Enquirer outing his affair were 'politically motivated', and has hinted at the magazine owner David Pecker's ties with Saudi Arabia.

All of us should be aware of Israel's meddling in the internal political affairs of the U.S. as their most important benefactor. My perception has been for a long time the Israeli PM is the master and U.S. politicias are the puppets. I am convinced Bibi Netanyahu has played a crucial role behind the scenes to get a Republican candidate elected at a cost to the candidate of the Democrats to the detriment of the American people and beyond. A pact designed by devilish evil which was aligned with the self-interest of Russia's Putin. Costly for him, all the blame has been put at his doorstep ... the 21st century boogeyman or our enemy #1.

The leaked messages could be from any intelligence source or a combination - GCHQ-NSA-Mossad-BlackCube - the deep state working beyond the oversight of government and parliament.

Key words | Milchan | Krytrons | Netanyahu | Shimon Peres | Clinton | Marc Rich | Pollard | Vanunu | Maxwell | BlackCube |

NATO and Soros Crossed Russia's Red Line in Europe
Russian Oil Wealth, Kremlin and Oligarchs
The strange love affair of Putin and Netanyahu

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Wooing Saudi Business, Tabloid Mogul Had a Powerful Friend: Trump | NY Times |

In July, David J. Pecker, the chairman of the company that owns The National Enquirer, visited his old friend President Trump at the White House.

The tabloid publisher took along a special guest, Kacy Grine, a French businessman who advises one of Saudi Arabia's richest men [Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal - Oui] and sometimes acts as an intermediary between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Western businesses.

The two men and other Pecker associates chatted with the president in the Oval Office and briefly met with Mr. Trump's son-in-law and Middle East envoy, Jared Kushner.

Mr. Pecker's company, American Media Inc., published a glossy magazine that is essentially a promotional brochure for Saudi Arabia and the crown prince.

Trump's Publisher Pal Puts Saudi Propaganda Magazine in U.S. Supermarkets | The Daily Beast |

Tabloid that kept Trump secrets faces losses, legal trouble | Times of Israel |
Israeli Software Helped Saudis Spy on Khashoggi, Lawsuit Says | NY Times |
Khashoggi killing 'perpetrated by Saudi officials': UN rapporteur | Hürriyet Daily News |

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US Breaking With 35 Years ME Policy by Oui @EuroTrib on Oct. 2013

< wipes tears >

In this edition, we encounter INTERSECTIONALITY of old-white-man, sexISM, press, paparazzi, wealth, and "privilege" (to plea bargain) CONVERGING with total world domination from the office of the president of the United States.

Omitted from the scheming of LIMITED-PURPOSE PUBLIC FIGURES seeking relief from alleged DEFAMATION or CONVICTION is a glossary of terms in practice by the current SPECIAL PROSECUTOR (a/k/a Grand Inquisitor); namely extortion, allocution, collusion, conspiracy, FARA, sex work, and the FEC.

One may be tempted to distinguish one publisher among the set of titles that have not employed Luke Harding.

However, some eurotrib readers by now conversant with each of these terms in abstract, if not application to current topical "nonsense", are able to ascertain for each the true offense to "the people", remedied by a divorce order from a state's circuit and family courts (USA).

archived property disputes
- [CEO Executive David Pecker] says [he] worked with Trump campaign to pay 2016 hush money illegal campaign finance contribution: prosecutors
- Stormy Daniels' husband sues her for divorce in Texas
irreconcilable differences
inter alia

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 02:14:24 PM EST
My first reaction reading your title was like: she's running again in 2020?

But there's no mention of her anywhere in your diary. What's up with her?

by Bernard (bernard) on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 07:43:41 PM EST
What's up with her EMAILS?
"How I Lost By Hillary Clinton is a collection of the DNC and Podesta EMAILS published by Wikileaks in 2016, introduced and annotated by Consortium News Editor Joe Lauria, with a foreword by political prisoner Julian Assange. Believe it or not, you don't have to buy it from Amazon unless you want to toss a few more dollars into the bursting coffers of Jeff Bezos, the world's richest man, who says his only business option now is to search for new markets in outer space. [...]Anyone remember "Night of the Living Dead" (1968), "Dawn of the Dead" (1978), "Day of the Dead" (1985), and "Land of the Dead" (2005)? Still watching "The Walking Dead" (2010-) or its spinoff "Fear the Walking Dead" (2015-)? Another grisly sequel or series could be coming soon. "How I Lost by Hillary Clinton" might fortify your psychic battlements before it begins."

What's up with his PRIVACY?
"On Thursday, Bezos published EMAILS in which the Enquirer's parent company explicitly threatened to publish intimate photographs of Bezos and his mistress, which were apparently exchanged between the two through their iPhones, unless Bezos agreed to a series of demands involving silence about the company's conduct. [...] Beyond the prurient interest in sex scandals, this case entails genuinely newsworthy questions because of its political context. The National Enquirer was so actively devoted to Donald Trump's election that the chairman of its parent company admitted to helping make hush payments to kill stories of Trump's affairs, and received immunity for his cooperation in the criminal case of Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, while Bezos, as the owner of the steadfastly anti-Trump Washington Post, is viewed by Trump as a political enemy."

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 09:07:23 PM EST
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Reporting sexcapades of the rich and famous in the USA is positively infantile.

Bezos hush money extortion campaign finance violation Blackmail Shocker Puts National Enquirer [sic] Deal in Jeopardy
reporter makes out like the company, AMI, is enjoined by PECKER's plea agreement with MUELLER. yeah, no. No intelligent US attorney is going to bind the press', a publisher's, 1st amendment right to a criminal indictment. Not yet, but, soon, maybe.

In fact, MUELLERs's name isn't mentioned at all in the story -- that lede is buried in a link specifically to David PECKER, copping the plea to campaign finance violation [corroborating COHEN's plea] to avoid his own conviction. And wonder of wonder's STORMY DANIELS isn't mentioned either.

One of those repercussions could be the end of a ["]nonprosecution agreement["] that American Media Inc. [sic], the National Enquirer's parent company, struck with federal prosecutors this past August.
His name was hinted in federal court this week as part of the plea deal taken by another Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
The report of Pecker's immunity deal broke Thursday after Fox News aired the first sit-down interview with Trump since the White House suffered the twin bombshells Tuesday of Cohen pleading guilty and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort being found guilty of financial crimes.
Bezos hired a private investigator to acquire email between National Enquirer "executives" after the publication of Bezos-Sanchez email. The only way anyone is certain that trash talk about a threatening Bezos "dick pick [sic]" exists anywhere is because Bezos admitted it. Chump. His dossier of dick pics has gone missing? Where is his estranged wife, btw?
< wipes tears > Accordingly, Bezos' sympathetic reporter escalates the import of his 'DICK PIC's.
The geopolitical fallout of possible prosecution is also an open question.

In his blog post, Bezos said that he had looked into "various actions" PECKER and his company have taken on behalf of the Saudi government.

If I prayed, I'd pray Avenatti haunts the primary season on a book tour, timing every signing event and venue with the dates of each state's poll.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 10:34:59 PM EST
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Indeed, it's illegal for NSA to listen in to U.S. citizens ... thinking of FVEY (5 eyes) partners starting with GCHQ or a bit broader 9 eyes and partner Dutch AIVD/MIVD sitting on great Internet exchange (AMS-IX). The FVEY partners are in close cooperation with Unit 8200 / 9900 [raw data from NSA] and the Dutch are willing partners of the Mossad. I could imagine just around the corner there is BlackCube tempting to get nosier. Thinking of the alliance that got Trump elected: Emirates - KSA - Israel (Netanyahu's revenge). A blurring image coming more in focus. PS: one of the motivations for UK Conservatives to leave the EU and its laws/regulations. The Brexit referendum was a farce as was the election of DT. The guest in the White House who came to dinner with David Pecker was the Frenchman Kacy Grine, linked to KHC Wealth Investments and Al-Waleed bin Talal.

As I have stated quite often ...

Key words | Milchan | Krytrons | Netanyahu | Shimon Peres | Clinton | Marc Rich | Pollard | Vanunu | Maxwell | BlackCube |

Posted @Tikun Olam in article - Who hacked Jeff Bezos?.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 08:02:57 PM EST

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 11:25:38 PM EST
Amazon reconsiders New York headquarters over local opposition: Washington Post
Amazon executives have had internal discussions recently to reassess the situation in New York and explore alternatives, the Post reported.

Amazon did not immediately reply to a request for comment. Its shares were down around 2 percent on Friday.
A critic of the plan, Queens lawmaker Senator Michael Gianaris, was appointed to a state senate panel that has the power to block Amazon's campus, local media including the New York Times have reported.

City council speaker Corey Johnson told local radio he is looking at subsidies for Amazon and that the plan is not yet final. One point of contention could be Amazon's opposition to labor unions.

no love lost here

Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ1, HQ2, HQ3 development
NYC,NY, Arlington, VA, and Nashville, TN [?]
HQ1, HQ2
Is this how y'all stimulate economies?
Inside the Nasty Battle to Stop Amazon From Winning the Pentagon's Cloud Contract

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Fri Feb 8th, 2019 at 11:43:29 PM EST
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Unions? So 20th century that. Today's strikes are not supported by the unions. In fact, the Matamoros strikes are also against the high union dues.
by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Sat Feb 9th, 2019 at 07:39:50 AM EST
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to suppress the truth! Aid Trump! Saudis! Russia!
Daily Beast | Mistress' Brother Leaked Bezos' Racy Texts to Enquirer, Sources Say

Internecine envy. Benjamins may or may not be involved. Beast pursues the apparent unrequited loyalty of the purveyor to TRUMP.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Feb 11th, 2019 at 11:23:04 PM EST
Yep ... nuthin to see here!

It was Michael!

Lucky Bezos ...

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Tue Feb 12th, 2019 at 12:05:25 AM EST
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ewwww, that is one pissed-off-in-CA "timeline". The Cohort is real, ppl, and swings all directions so long as the pendulum comes to rest at home-base --me, Me, ME$

CHECKLIST: [ ] means [ ] motive [ ] opportunity [ ] evidence [ ] law

I figured it was an inside job. I hadn't counted on siblings though.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Tue Feb 12th, 2019 at 02:33:34 AM EST
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My my, Jeffy is displaying his nouveau-ness.  It works like this, Jeff:

  1. Remind Peckerhead that squillionaires have their own version of the LeStat the Vampire Rule: Never Prey on your Own Kind.
  2. If the reminder doesn't work, recruit other squillionaires to circle the wagons and apply economic pressure to bring this rogue to heel.
  3. If that doesn't work, it may be time for the former intelligence people who are now freelancing for you to arrange for Peckerhead to have a tragic private jet accident somewhere over the Caribbean.
by rifek on Tue Mar 5th, 2019 at 05:21:36 PM EST

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