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Guess who leaked the DP World Email?
Chickenhawk Express ^ | 3/19/06 | Chickenhawk Express

Posted on 03/19/2006 5:31:29 PM PST by Chickenhawk Warmonger

This whole situation with P & O, DP World and Eller & Co is just so bizarre. More twists and turns than a pretzel factory... Found this article, "Dubai accused of lying on ports", buried deep in Internet search land.

Remember the email that was "leaked" to the media that implied that DP World was not going to sell its US assets? Guess who the leaker was? (no it wasn't Sen. Rockefeller)... None other than Eller & Co's own lawyer, Michael Kreitzer. Kreitzer said "we're making this public because we think Congress should do what it planned last week - to pass a bill to specifically disavow the Dubai company from owning a US port operation."

This really takes the cake. Here is the company that went on a massive propaganda campaign against the Dubai firm and literally slandered the company with its hate speech. Then it turns out that Eller & Co had an ax to grind with P&O and recruited Schumer to play lead puppeteer in the Congress. Now Eller & Co is considering an offer to buy out operations from DP World in Miami and possibly at other ports. I am no lawyer but this has to be a crime...

Meanwhile, SSA Marine in Seattle, the largest US based port operator, had been planning to accept DP World as its joint-venture partner at ports in Philly, Wilmington Delaware and Camden NJ. SSA was a partner in those ports with P&O. The VP of SSA, Bob Watters, saw "no security issues in having DP World as its partner at the three East Coast ports." Watters also said "All the same people were going to be in place to run the business, so we had no concerns about security."

Now keep in mind this is the same kind of deal that Eller & Co were going to have with DP World in Miami. SSA had no issue with security, no fears of losing customers because DP World was an Arab company or any of the other excuses that Eller & Co with cohort Schumer spewed all over the airwaves. Imagine that - Eller & Co and Chucky were making it all up...

"SSA of Seattle planned to work with DP World" - The Seattle Times. March 10, 2006. www.seattletimes.nwsource.com

"Dubai Accused of Lying on Ports" - South Florida Sun-Sentinel. March 15, 2006. www.bradenton.com


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: dpworld; dubai; ellerandco; leaks; liars; pimpinmyblog; ports; schumer; ssamarine; uae
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I can't wait to see who bids on the US terminal contracts...
1 posted on 03/19/2006 5:31:34 PM PST by Chickenhawk Warmonger
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To: flattorney
After reading some of your posts, I thought you
might be interested in this little tidbit.
2 posted on 03/19/2006 5:38:51 PM PST by ThreePuttinDude ()......The Media is not Mainstream, stop calling them that........()
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To: onyx

ping


3 posted on 03/19/2006 5:39:53 PM PST by Mo1 ("Stupidity is also a gift from God, but it should not be abused." Pope John Paul II)
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To: Mo1; Chickenhawk Warmonger; DCPatriot; Howlin; Coop; gov_bean_ counter; Solson; 1035rep; ...


Thank you, Mo.

Great work AGAIN, chickenhawk warmonger!


4 posted on 03/19/2006 6:03:46 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger
This needs to be got out into the open and not let it disappear. ( Well, we can at least try!)

It's so infuriating...if there was the slightest hint of this being done or if there was even one Republican connected to it, it would be plastered everywhere and the main topic on all the weekend talk shows. The left keep repeating their propaganda that the ME is on the brink of a civil war which by all reports is a lie. Now if they were saying the U.S. was on the brink of a civil war, that I would have to believe and it would be brought about by the snivelling traitors on the left.
5 posted on 03/19/2006 6:16:53 PM PST by AmeriBrit (AMERICA's WORST ENEMIES! http://media1.streamtoyou.com/rnc/0519RNCNo-1.wmv)
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To: onyx; Chickenhawk Warmonger
"we're making this public because we think Congress should do what it planned last week - to pass a bill to specifically disavow the Dubai company from owning a US port operation."

Somebody must be very deep in someone else's pockets. Eller was very encouraged by the public hysteria to think that Congress would actually pass this bill without the full truth coming out.

Thanks for ping onyx and for the info CW.

6 posted on 03/19/2006 6:19:39 PM PST by daybreakcoming (If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. A. Lincoln)
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To: onyx; Mo1
*Sigh*

Unfortunately, too late to matter.......

7 posted on 03/19/2006 6:20:19 PM PST by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger; onyx
Thanks for the post CW and the ping onyx. This thing stinks more as each day goes by. I hope someone can pin down Chucky on this, he's in it up to his eyeballs.

I haven't read a word about Murray or Cantwell being mentioned but Eller & Co. is in Seattle, just wondering.
8 posted on 03/19/2006 6:20:30 PM PST by jazusamo (:Gregory was riled while Hume smiled:)
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To: onyx

Schumer sure was keen on obliging Eller & Co....campaign contributions?


9 posted on 03/19/2006 6:20:57 PM PST by TheLion
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To: onyx

The Republicans were played for fools, helped of course by public opinion, including at this forum.


10 posted on 03/19/2006 6:21:14 PM PST by Dog Gone
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To: Dog Gone
The Republicans weren't playing.

They were fools.

L

11 posted on 03/19/2006 6:22:44 PM PST by Lurker (I trust in God. Everyone else shows me their hands.)
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To: Hildy; Lakeshark; jazusamo; daybreakcoming; Mo1; Chickenhawk Warmonger


Let's e-mail this to various talk show hosts and to O'Reilly etc.

Hildy, will you personally send it to Tony Snow?


12 posted on 03/19/2006 6:24:00 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Dog Gone


Big time at this forum. Pity.


13 posted on 03/19/2006 6:24:42 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: onyx

I'll email to all the hosts at FNC.


14 posted on 03/19/2006 6:28:24 PM PST by jazusamo (:Gregory was riled while Hume smiled:)
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To: jazusamo


You're wonderful!
Thank you!


15 posted on 03/19/2006 6:29:09 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: TheLion; onyx; Mo1
campaign contributions?

Very likely, and from mobbed up unions, IMO. Astounding what they were able to pull off.

16 posted on 03/19/2006 6:30:34 PM PST by prairiebreeze (Take the high road. You'll never have to meet a Democrat.)
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To: prairiebreeze


Very telling. You're right -- from mobbed-up unions.


17 posted on 03/19/2006 6:31:22 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Dog Gone
Some meant well, others simply bought the hysteria hook line and sinker. I for one cannot watch actual footage of 9/11 without getting choked up, but I was for the port deal because it didn't pose the risk as was being presented in the media.

I can't tell you how many times it was stated that Dubai was to take over the ports, as if it meant every aspect of the port including security.
18 posted on 03/19/2006 6:34:14 PM PST by TheForceOfOne (Memogate - Dan Rathers Little Big Horn.)
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To: daybreakcoming
Somebody must be very deep in someone else's pockets

I think that would be a sure bet

19 posted on 03/19/2006 6:39:24 PM PST by Mo1 ("Stupidity is also a gift from God, but it should not be abused." Pope John Paul II)
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To: onyx

Sen. Patty Murray (right) and Sen. Hillary Clinton at the Port of Seattle in June, 2004

Her husband, Rob Murray, works for SSA, and Murray cites his SSA retirement investment fund, valued at up to $500,000, as her major personal financial asset in federal disclosure documents.

20 posted on 03/19/2006 6:44:26 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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http://www.seattleweekly.com/news/0431/040804_news_port.php
21 posted on 03/19/2006 6:46:37 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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To: onyx; Chickenhawk Warmonger
WOW!

Follow the money.

Thanks for the ping, onyx.

22 posted on 03/19/2006 6:53:15 PM PST by DCPatriot ("It aint what you don't know that kills you. It's what you know that aint so" Theodore Sturgeon)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4


Excellent! I did not know about the Murray connection!
This thread has been forwarded to the proper people... see what happens.


23 posted on 03/19/2006 6:54:37 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4


I see a red x.
What am I supposed to see?


24 posted on 03/19/2006 6:55:18 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: onyx
There's a copy on Hume's, Hannity's, O'Reilly's and Gibson's computer.
25 posted on 03/19/2006 6:57:08 PM PST by jazusamo (:Gregory was riled while Hume smiled:)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger
The link on your blog didn't take me to the story. But I found it.

http://www.bradenton.com/mld/bradenton/news/local/14098850.htm

Dubai accused of lying on ports

Man says e-mail proves company won't honor pledge

SOUTH FLORIDA SUN-SENTINEL

The weeks-long saga of Dubai Ports World's purchase of operations in Miami and five other U.S. seaports took another turn Monday, when the company's Fort Lauderdale nemesis publicized a private e-mail and charged the note shows the Arab company has no intention of selling its U.S. assets.

Eller & Co., now a partner with DP World in a Miami operation after DP bought out a British firm last week, shared an e-mail that said the Arab company's sale of U.S. assets "would probably take a while."

The e-mail from Robert Scavone, a vice president for the port company now owned by DP World, also told managers in Miami to assume for now "ownership - is not going to change."

Eller's lawyer Michael N. Kreitzer said Monday the e-mail proves the Arab company has no plans to meet Thursday's pledge to transfer U.S. assets to a U.S. entity. The move aims to quell political furor - much of it stirred up by Eller on Capitol Hill.

"We're making this public because we think Congress should do what it planned last week - to pass a bill to specifically disavow the Dubai company from owning a U.S. port operation," Kreitzer said by phone.

But Scavone told The Associated Press that the e-mail instead was intended to reassure officials at the Miami unit that uncertainty surrounding ownership would not affect their work and operations.

Eller has been fighting for years against the British company that was its partner in the Miami ports venture and now has a lawsuit against DP World seeking $100 million in damages. It alleges both companies violated contract terms by buying and selling stakes without its consent. It also claims Dubai's ownership will hurt its operations.

The company has been pressing its case with fervor to Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. Schumer claimed the purchase of port operations by a United Arab Emirates government-owned company would compromise U.S. security.

"It is the American people's understanding that Dubai Ports World promised to relinquish control of all U.S. ports," Schumer told the AP on Monday. "If that is not the case, we will move our legislation immediately and force them to do just that."

His comments came a day after Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., said a Dubai purchase could still go through. If a U.S. buyer is not found, and a 45-day review finds no security risks, "I don't see how the deal would have to be canceled," Frist said on ABC's "This Week."

26 posted on 03/19/2006 6:57:25 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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To: jazusamo; Hildy


Standing Ovation for you!

Hildy came thru too!


27 posted on 03/19/2006 6:58:30 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: onyx

Click on the link in Post # 21. You should see Hillary and Patty.


28 posted on 03/19/2006 6:59:00 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger

Eller knew it could rely on the cowardice of this congress.
So they played the little weasels like a fiddle.


29 posted on 03/19/2006 6:59:46 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Cannoneer No. 4


I did see that one already -- is that the same pic your tried to post?

Hillary in that snarky black pant suit, which I HOPE is professionally cleaned once in a while...lol.


30 posted on 03/19/2006 7:01:52 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: onyx
Yep.

Miami firm behind Arab ports deal flap

31 posted on 03/19/2006 7:03:46 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4; All

"We thought the purchase of P&O was a very bad idea. It endangered our operations in Miami," said Alan Neigher, a lawyer who helped craft the Eller campaign.

Eller's campaign included a lobbying blitz on Capitol Hill that has produced a groundswell of Democratic Party opposition to the deal.

Eller "was really the canary in the mineshaft for many people on the Hill and in the media," said Israel Klein, a spokesman for Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.


32 posted on 03/19/2006 7:05:37 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4


My post below yours and above this one, is from your link...

Schumer is DIRTY.


33 posted on 03/19/2006 7:06:40 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: onyx
Attorney Joseph Muldoon III represents Eller & Co., a Miami-based shipping firm that is fighting the transaction here and in Britain's highest court.

In an interview, the attorney said Eller & Co. does not want to become an unwilling partner of DP World's Miami operations.

Muldoon told The News he unsuccessfully appealed two months ago to Sen. John Warner, R-Va., whom he knows personally, and also saw staff members for Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, to stop the sale on national security grounds.

"I'll check it out," Muldoon quoted Warner as responding.

"Finally, I went to Sen. [Charles E.] Schumer because he is a member of the Senate Banking Committee, which oversees the Treasury Department board which approved this thing. If this hadn't been for Sen. Schumer," Muldoon said in an interview, "this issue would never had gotten any traction.

34 posted on 03/19/2006 7:08:57 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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To: Cannoneer No. 4


That seals it --- Schumer.


35 posted on 03/19/2006 7:10:02 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger

Is there anywhere on the net that we can see where Eller & Co gave political contributions?


36 posted on 03/19/2006 7:14:56 PM PST by demlosers (Kerry: "Impeach Bush, filibuster Alito, withdraw from Iraq, send U235 to Iran, elect me President!")
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To: demlosers

Unfortunately any contributions made within the past year will not show up yet. Believe me, I have a list of names of those involved and will keep checking on it. There are so many companies that are involved with Eller & Co - from subsidiaries that they own to companies that bought out Eller when they were going belly up in the 90's.

Start searching "hvide marine" - they are the ones that bought Eller & Co. Hvide's former CEO was Erik Hvide - he's the one that filed the lawsuit about anonymous message board posts claiming he was slandered.

There is minimal info available on Eller & Co online. Plus there website is "under construction" - probably waiting to announce a big new purchase -wink wink


37 posted on 03/19/2006 7:23:25 PM PST by Chickenhawk Warmonger (Join the chickenhawk express at www.chickenhawkexpress.blogspot.com)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger
Hvide Marine, Inc., has changed its company name to Seabulk International, Inc.
38 posted on 03/19/2006 7:28:57 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger

http://72.14.203.104/search?q=cache:Zi5WmUBl_V0J:www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/11830665.htm+Eller+Co.+%26+Louie+Wainwright+Jr.+and+Anne+Hvide&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=2


39 posted on 03/19/2006 7:29:06 PM PST by Mo1 ("Stupidity is also a gift from God, but it should not be abused." Pope John Paul II)
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To: Mo1
Eller case on hold for negotiations, but where's the date?
40 posted on 03/19/2006 7:30:54 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Mo1

You should read the whole story about THAT lawsuit. It's like a crazy soap opera... The whole Hvide Marine background is pretty slimy - lots of lawsuits and violations of Taft-Hartley act, etc...


41 posted on 03/19/2006 7:33:07 PM PST by Chickenhawk Warmonger (Join the chickenhawk express at www.chickenhawkexpress.blogspot.com)
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To: onyx

the article was written on Tue, Jun. 07, 2005


42 posted on 03/19/2006 7:33:20 PM PST by Mo1 ("Stupidity is also a gift from God, but it should not be abused." Pope John Paul II)
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To: Mo1

That's before the whole thing exploded. Interesting.


43 posted on 03/19/2006 7:34:49 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger
Seabulk International
44 posted on 03/19/2006 7:35:42 PM PST by Cannoneer No. 4 (Our enemies act on ecstatic revelations from their god. We act on the advice of lawyers.)
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To: Chickenhawk Warmonger; Mo1

CW has been stellarly impressive. The reseach and connecting of the dots is just amazing. I am awed.


45 posted on 03/19/2006 7:36:14 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: onyx

What trashy people ... Rats and Eller ... anythingforpower lying Rats especially, the representatives of the US citizens.


46 posted on 03/19/2006 7:38:07 PM PST by STARWISE (They (Rats) think of this WOT as Bush's war, not America's war-RichardMiniter, respected OBL author:)
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To: onyx
This part with Eller and the ports has my head spinning trying to piece it all together..
47 posted on 03/19/2006 7:40:09 PM PST by Mo1 ("Stupidity is also a gift from God, but it should not be abused." Pope John Paul II)
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To: STARWISE


And yet our own GOP were duped. Duncan Hunter ought to be ashamed.


48 posted on 03/19/2006 7:40:09 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: Mo1; Chickenhawk Warmonger

Maybe chickenhawk warmonger will post his first "work" here. That one nearly knocked me over!


49 posted on 03/19/2006 7:41:31 PM PST by onyx (IF ONLY 10% of Muslims are radical, that's still 120 MILLION who want to kill us.)
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To: onyx

http://www.chickenhawkexpress.blogspot.com/


50 posted on 03/19/2006 7:42:31 PM PST by Mo1 ("Stupidity is also a gift from God, but it should not be abused." Pope John Paul II)
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