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Posted on 01/17/2014 12:59:19 PM PST by rktman
Some tasty morsels for your enjoyment:
This is what they call the Cohen Memo. It was written by David Cohen, Senior advisor for Civil Ventures, a progressive D.C.Think Tank. The emails date for this memo is December 23. 2012 and it was sent to Mike Glaze (Head honcho of MAIG) from John Fleinbatt (Chief Advisor to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg for Policy and Strategic Planning):
(Excerpt) Read more at gunfreezone.net ...
Bloomberg was one of the first people to react to, and attempt to capitalize on, the tragedy and early the following morning, Dec. 15, 2012, MAIGs Mark Glaze sent an e-mail to John Feinblatt, Bloombergs chief advisor, with suggestions on keeping the mayor ahead of congress, the white house (sic), the press.
The mayor can uniquely demand the attention of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, the e-mail advised. he (sic) could ask to meet next week, possibly bringing survivors with him.
On pushing Congress, Glaze observed, this (sic) time is only different if we get some unexpected converts. He also recommended new public service announcements featuring survivors and possibly celebrities.
The documents include a six-page memo from David Cohen, senior advisor at the Council for a Livable World that offers advice on ways to sustain a campaign to gain comprehensive gun control as a national policy and deal with related ways to combat the culture of violence.
Throughout the documents are strong indications that Bloombergs office staff was working very closely with MAIG, and at one point, Feinblatt wanted some metrics to account for all the money being spent.
We are pouring money into this effort and I cant answer the most basic questions money raised, petitions sent, names acquired etc., Feinblatt wrote in a Dec. 22 memo, just over one week after the Sandy Hook shooting. There is no sure recipe for the money drying up than to be caught empty handed when asked how are we performing. Please do everything you can to fix this.