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Hunter Biden to Ukraine Gas Board
Politico ^ | May 13, 2014 | LUCY MCCALMONT

Posted on 05/13/2014 2:15:28 PM PDT by lbryce

Hunter Biden, the younger son of Vice President Joe Biden, will be joining Ukraine’s largest private gas producer, the company announced in a statement.

“The company’s strategy is aimed at the strongest concentration of professional staff and the introduction of best corporate practices, and we’re delighted that Mr. Biden is joining us to help us achieve these goals,” Alan Apter, Burisma Holdings’ chairman of the board of directors, said in a statement, which was reported by The Moscow Times on Tuesday.

Biden, joining the board, will be in charge of the legal unit, the company said and will provide support for Burisma Holdings “among international organizations.”

Biden said the company will help strengthen Ukraine’s economy.

“Burisma’s track record of innovations and industry leadership in the field of natural gas means that it can be a strong driver of a strong economy in Ukraine,” Biden said in a statement. “As a new member of the Board, I believe that my assistance in consulting the Company on matters of transparency, corporate governance and responsibility, international expansion and other priorities will contribute to the economy and benefit the people of Ukraine.”

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: biden; bidenson; burisma; cronycapitalism; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; gas; hunterbiden; joebiden; mostethicalever; movealong; nothingtoseehere; transparency; ukraine; ukrainenatgas
I believe that my assistance in consulting the Company on matters of transparency.

Yes, everything I know about transparency I learned from my father, who is so transparent politically he really isn't noticed at all by anyone in Washington or anywhere else for that matter.

1 posted on 05/13/2014 2:15:28 PM PDT by lbryce
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To: lbryce

It’s always nice to have high friends in high places.

2 posted on 05/13/2014 2:23:14 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: lbryce

hairy reid’s now going to have to get one of his kin on that fatcat payroll.

3 posted on 05/13/2014 2:26:56 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED.)
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To: lbryce
No corruption here...just a little agreement between friends.

Don't think it as a bribe, its a family thing, capisce?

4 posted on 05/13/2014 2:28:07 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: 43north

Hunter was forcibly appointed by the Koch brothers.

5 posted on 05/13/2014 2:30:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: lbryce

To be fair, his dad’s hair transplant is fairly transparent.

6 posted on 05/13/2014 2:34:11 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: lbryce

Good for him. He knows the game and plays it well.

7 posted on 05/13/2014 2:39:36 PM PDT by Wolfie
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To: Wolfie

You don’t sound in the least bit convincing. You don’t even want to appear convincing.

8 posted on 05/13/2014 2:41:18 PM PDT by lbryce (Barack Hussein Obama:The Worst is Yet to Come)
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“The measure of a man is what he does with power.”


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9 posted on 05/13/2014 2:42:16 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: lbryce

Trading Rusisan-leaning Oligarch’s for actual Democrat ones.

Isn’t that what all the killing is about, in the first place?

10 posted on 05/13/2014 2:51:48 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Q)
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To: tcrlaf

No, it is simply Russian foreign policy being carried out. This is not relevant in any sense, except it fuels the conspiracy crazies.

11 posted on 05/13/2014 2:59:05 PM PDT by rbmillerjr (Russians to the Left of me, Useful Idiots to the Right...)
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To: lbryce

I guess this is the “tripwire” some in the Pentagon were suggesting.

12 posted on 05/13/2014 3:24:06 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: lbryce

This tells me that Obama is going to unleash our natural gas exports to drive prices down and sink Russia.

Just announcing such a move will depress natgas prices worldwide.

13 posted on 05/13/2014 3:45:13 PM PDT by Erik Latranyi
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To: cripplecreek

I’m sure Dick Cheney and Halliburton were involved.

14 posted on 05/13/2014 3:46:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Wolfie

That’s a joke, right?

15 posted on 05/13/2014 3:46:41 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

Sort of. Look, these guys have it wired...granted they spend a lot of time and influence corrupting it so it IS wired. But that’s the game, and they recognize it, work it, and profit from it. That’s just reality. They should all be strung up, but that’s not gonna happen.

16 posted on 05/14/2014 4:19:47 AM PDT by Wolfie
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FREEPER POST Biden's son Hunter was once a lobbyist who made $1.8 million. Hunter said it was legal because, when he had to lobby his dad, he sent someone else from the office. When Biden ran for VP, they had Hunter quit the lobby gig and he went to work as a rookie broker at a hedge fund for $1.2 million.

Then Biden's son and brother launched a take-over of the hedge fund and it all gets murky after that. We always hear that Biden is broke but there is apparently more to it than that. Harry Reid has the same deal; his sons are “lobbyists”. You hire them if you want to talk to their dad.


REFERENCE Biden's son Hunter Biden was previously a top official at PARADIGM Global Advisors, a hedge-fund holding company founded with Vice President Biden’s brother, James, and marketed by convicted finance fraudster Allen Stanford.

As Paradigm chairman, Hunter Biden oversaw half a billion dollars of client money invested in hedge funds while remaining a lobbyist. Cooper chipped in $2 million for the ill-fated venture, which went down in flames amid nasty fraud lawsuits." (NOTE Stanford is now in jail but the Biden's got off scot-free.)

"Hi there, Americans. Obama put me in charge of the trillion dollar stimulus.
My son and brother are gonna help me disperse the money. "


Offshore Fraudster had links to offshore fund run by VP Biden's relatives
Reuters on Yahoo | 2/23/09 | BY Ajay Kamalakaran

(Reuters) – A fund of offshore hedge funds run by two members of VP Joe Biden's family was marketed exclusively by offshore firms controlled by Texas financier Allen Stanford, charged by regulators with an $8 billion fraud, the Wall Street Journal said.

The Bidens $50 million fund was jointly branded between the Bidens' Paradigm Global Advisors LLC and the offshore Stanford Financial Group entity headquartered in Antigua, and was known as the Paradigm Stanford Capital Management Core Alternative Fund, the paper said. Stanford-related offshore companies marketed the Biden fund to investors and also invested about $2.7 million of their own money in the fund, the paper said, citing a lawyer for Paradigm.

Paradigm Global Advisors is owned through a holding company by the vice president Biden's son, Hunter, and Joe Biden's brother, James, according to the WSJ. Paradigm's attorney, Marc LoPresti, who represents Hunter Biden and James Biden, as well as Paradigm, told the paper he did not know which Stanford entity invested the roughly $2.7 million. (Excerpt) Read more at ...

NOTE A lawyer for Hunter Biden and James Biden told reporters the Bidens NEVER met or communicated with Stanford. (/snicker)

17 posted on 05/14/2014 6:02:45 AM PDT by Liz
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VP Biden Vacations in Virgin Islands for Second Time in Three Months /Daniel Halper / FR Posted on Friday, March 07, 2014 by Sub-Driver

The White House announced that Vice President Joe Biden would spend the weekend vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It's his second vacation there in three months.

His White House schedule reads: DAILY GUIDANCE FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT / Fri, March 7 – Sun, March 9

The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will visit the U.S. Virgin Islands. There are no public events scheduled.

And as Geoff Earle of the New York Post reported on December 27, the vice president spent New Year's on the U.S. Virgin Islands. "Vice President Biden doesn’t have to worry about playing second fiddle to his boss when it comes to tropical vacations," Earle reported.

"President Obama’s No. 2, and 2016 presidential prospect, jets Friday to the U.S. Virgin Islands aboard Air Force Two, the White House announced Thursday night. He’ll be there through New Year’s.

"That puts Biden just steps away from some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling at the same time Obama is strolling Hawaii’s spectacular golf courses and hiking trails."


FREEPER REALTIME REPORT CIRCA 2012"I just returned from a Caribbean cruise. In St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, the guide pointed out a waterfront mansion and said it belonged to (ahem) Biden’s brother. He also said Air Force 2---the VP plane--frequently flies in and out."

18 posted on 05/14/2014 6:06:37 AM PDT by Liz
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Biden snicks and snarks about those hateful "one percenters"---but Biden doesn't refuse their money. Read on.

NY POST PAGE SIX---Obama still has some friends in investment banking. Chad Leat, managing director and chairman of Alternative Asset Group — Investment Banking at Citigroup Inc, is hosting a $10,000-a-plate dinner for Vice President Joe Biden on Aug. 24 at his home, The Barnyard in Bridgehampton. Leat is described in Hamptons Cottages and Gardens as a “banker, dedicated equestrian and imaginative host,” with an “elegant, but hip” home. On the table for discussion will undoubtedly be the economy and jobs. Probably not up for discussion will be that in 2008 Citigroup got a $45 billion government bailout in two installments .



NY POST PAGE SIX--- Nathan Lane will host an Obama fund-raiser attendedby Joe Joe Biden at the Bridgehampton home of Ellen Chesler and Matthew Mallow. The Aug. 24 event, called "East End for Obama," will feature a performance by singer James Taylor. Hosts include actress Julianne Moore, “Sopranos” star Edie Falco and Jane Holzer. This is one of the few Obama fund-raisers in the Hamptons, Chesler bragged and e-mailed media that the event “began in the arts community out East but has morphed into what we understand will be the major Obama campaign event this summer in the Hamptons.” Tickets range from $500 to $10,000 to join the host committee and get a photo with Biden


19 posted on 05/14/2014 6:09:09 AM PDT by Liz
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