TBR News.org – September 12, 2006
“I am going to take some time off writing about the Celestial Pig Farm at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to discuss the activities of a good friend of mine that some of you will find as inspiring and joy-inspiring as I and my friends have.
This good friend of mine was second in line to run a very wealthy family trust fund. His uncle, who ran it for years, was an arch Republican, called “Black Stocking GOP,” who was a firm supporter of Israel, a heavy contributor to the Bush people, a great and abiding supporter of the CIA (whom he let use an overseas company he owned) and other, entirely predictable attitudes.
Several weeks ago, the uncle died and my friend now heads the family trust. The first thing he did was to divest the fund of any business connections with Israel. When his brokerage house demurred, claiming objections from the Department of State, he told them, “I am not asking you to do this, I am ordering you to do this.” When they still babbled about problems, he promptly fired them. And dumped the Israeli electronic stocks en bloc
and at the market.
He notified the advertising agency his trust used and forbade them to advertise in any paper or on any television entity that supported Bush, the State of Israel , the Iraqi war or even Bush-loving Joe Lieberman. with the warning that if they disobeyed him, they would go the way of the brokerage house.
Also, his uncle was a massive contributor to the Republican Party. Uncle had pledged millions for the upcoming election. My friend then notified the GOP that he refused to honor any
of his late uncle’s pledges and further notified both
parties that any of their members who had voted for the Iraqi war were also cut adrift.
He moved to shut down the CIA-friendly overseas company, sacking all the employees en masse
and confiscating all the personnel records and, more important, all their banking records.
Since he owned the company, he plans to make these financial records public.
On the Internet!
To say there has been much wailing and gnashing of teeth would be an understatement. From what I know about the matter, the placing of his company’s bank records on the Internet will, without a doubt, cause terminal spastic colon in some circles.
By now, the late uncle is certainly spinning in his grave. When I mentioned this to my friend, he replied that the next time he visited the cemetery, he would see if the ground was still undulating when he pissed on the turf.
All is well, my friend says, that ends well.”
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