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AP: Giuliani Firm Lobbied for Clients (CONFLICT: 1000's of unnamed clients want policy changes)
NY POST ^ | May 15, 2007 | SHARON THEIMER and DEVLIN BARRETT 2007 AP. All rights reserved.

Posted on 05/15/2007 5:50:15 AM PDT by Liz

Energy companies, FBI agents, a media tycoon and even a candlemaker: Rudy Giuliani's firm has lobbied for them all and dozens more in Washington, opening the door to a wide range of potential conflicts of interest should he become president.

If Giuliani were elected, his administration would be on the receiving end of regulatory requests, contract bids and policy proposals by the same clients of his Houston firm, Bracewell & Giuliani, that have contributed toward his personal net worth of millions of dollars.

Although he has so far declined to identify all the companies with which Bracewell and his other firms have done business over the past five years, AP identified more than 175 as part of an expansive review of lobbying records, court filings and securities reports. Giuliani's law and lobbying clients have included Saudi Arabia, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., and chewing tobacco maker UST Inc.

Traditional procedures for government officials to prevent ethical conflicts - expressly avoiding issues directly involving their former employer - would be unavailable for a commander in chief. It is unheard of for a president to promise to avoid a particular policy issue. Bracewell & Giuliani alone has thousands of clients but will name only a few dozen. Since Giuliani became a partner in spring 2005, it has reported lobbying on various issues the White House, the vice president's office, Congress and every Cabinet agency except the Department of Veterans Affairs, the AP review found........

Giuliani's corporate ties may dog him as Vice President Dick Cheney's past as chief executive of Halliburton Co., has followed him........Democrats accuse the Bush administration of playing favorites by awarding more than $19 billion in contracts to Halliburton's KBR unit for work in Iraq and Afghanistan.

© 2007 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

(Excerpt) Read more at breakingnews.nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: apexpose; bracewellgiuliani; giuliani; giulianipartners; liberalgiuliani; liberalrudy; lizhanover; rinogiuliani; rinorudy
AP VIDEO Rudy's Corporate Ties Under Campaign Microscope

On the Net: Giuliani Partners: http://www.giulianipartners.com/

Bracewell & Giuliani: http://www.bracewellgiuliani.com

COMMENTS The Washington Post reported that Giuliani Capital Advisors "was sold for an undisclosed amount as Giuliani was preparing his run for president." The Post article also discloses that Giuliani’s secretive lobbying firm, Giuliani Partners, has made more than $100 million over the last five years and that its clients "are required to sign confidentiality agreements, so they do not comment about the work they receive or how much they are paying for it. Though now running for president, Giuliani refuses to identify his clients, disclose his compensation or reveal any details about Giuliani Partners. He also declined to be interviewed about the firm." The paper provided some details, based "on a review of corporate, government and court records, along with scores of interviews with clients and government officials who have interacted with Giuliani Partners."

RESPONSE More accurately, Giuliani is selling one of the several businesses he is involved in, revolving around investment banking, global security, and international legal representation. Giuliani companies (that we know of) include:


(1) Giuliani Capital Advisors, LLC (AKA Giuliani Partners LLC),
(2) Giuliani Group,
(3) Giuliani-Kerik (re-named Giuliani Security and Safety, after the departure of the tainted ex-Police Commissioner),
(4) Giuliani-Van Essen, and,
(5) Bracewell & Giuliani LLP law firm (based in Texas with global interests).
(6) Giuliani Security & Safety Asia


Attorneys Bracewell & Giuliani's January Closings in Kazakhstan Total US $1.625 Billion
lawfuel.com | February 22, 2007

FR Posted on 02/26/2007 by Jim Robinson
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1791780/posts

ALMATY, Kazakhstan-- LAWFUEL - Law News, US Law Firms --Bracewell & Giuliani LLP closed three cases in January for a total of US $1.625 billion, acting as international counsel for the offering of corporate debt and solidifying their place as the premier legal authority on Kazakhstani business affairs in the Caspian region. “We continue to thrive and grow in Kazakhstan, mirroring the country itself,” said Greg Vojack, managing partner for the firm's offices in Kazakhstan. “As Kazakhstan transitions into a prosperous free marketplace after the fall of Soviet Russia, its fine-tuned monetary policies are helping the country’s financial sectors grow faster than New York.” ~snip~

Established in 1994, Bracewell's presence in the Republic of Kazakhstan has helped clients capture significant opportunities in the Caspian Region. The firm's energy and finance attorneys provided groundbreaking guidance to create the legal and financial infrastructure in that emerging nation and today actively advise energy and financial companies in the region and the government of Kazakhstan. ~snip~

MORE BACKGROUND Giuliani firm has Venezuela ties
MiamiHerald.com | Thu, Mar. 15, 2007 | BETH REINHARD
Posted on 03/15/2007 3:26:41 AM PDT by Condor 63
The law firm headlined by presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani does business with a company tied to Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez, who has called President Bush ``the devil.'' Bracewell & Giuliani lobbies on behalf of Texas-based Citgo Petroleum, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Venezuelan oil company controlled by Chávez. The Bush administration said last year that Venezuela was ''not cooperating fully'' with antiterrorism efforts, stopping one step short of grouping the country with state sponsors of terrorism like Iran, Syria and Cuba. Giuliani, the former New York City mayor best known for his leadership after the Sept. 11 terrorism attacks, does not personally lobby for Citgo, though he is a senior partner at the firm and shares in its profits. (Excerpt) Read more at miamiherald.com ...

FYI: About Bracewell & Giuliani
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP is among the nation's most prominent law firms. With 400 lawyers in New York, Texas, Washington, D.C., Kazakhstan and London, we are distinctively positioned to serve clients concentrated in the energy and financial services sectors worldwide. In 2005, former New York City mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani joined the firm as a senior partner. His international reputation for leadership and problem solving is a unique asset for our clients, which include Fortune 500 companies, major financial institutions, leading private investment funds, governmental entities and individuals. For more information about Bracewell & Giuliani, visit www.bgllp.com. (Excerpt) Read more at inform.kz ...

1 posted on 05/15/2007 5:50:18 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Liz
These Giuliani companies are just a legal siphon to draw in the payoffs from the NWO/globalist/corporatist/NAFTA/CAFTA elements who want to elect the leftwing mayor.

They must all be sold now and their operations/clients hidden to avoid tipping off the public to the RINO agenda of these Rockefeller Republicans.
2 posted on 05/15/2007 6:01:36 AM PDT by George W. Bush (Election Math For Dummies: GOP Rudi = Hillary)
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To: Liz
Sheesh what a bunch of scum bag clients.

You'd think by the laws of chance he'd have at least one reputable client -- say a Mafia Hit Man.

(Rudy, how do I hate thee, let me count the ways; 1, 2, 58, 27,000, 100100)

3 posted on 05/15/2007 6:06:22 AM PDT by Condor51 (Rudy makes John Kerry look like a Right Wing 'Gun Nut' Extremist)
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To: George W. Bush

Boy, some people swallow anything!
All these articles REALLY prove is
just how desperate Hillay’s crowd
is getting re Guiliani’s lead!
Even the Talking Heads agree HE
is the only candidate who can beat
her.


4 posted on 05/15/2007 6:08:19 AM PDT by Grendel9
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To: Grendel9
Even the Talking Heads agree HE is the only candidate who can beat her.

Every single election cycle they pronounce the Dems the winners to be and the Republicans due for a trouncing.

They media desperately wants Rudy to be the nominee because he is so thoroughly flawed. They have mountains and mountains of sleazy pictures, videos, affidavits, shady business dealings, etc on Rudy to spring should he be the nominee.


5 posted on 05/15/2007 6:15:20 AM PDT by elizabetty (Perpetual Candidate using campaign donations for your salary - Its a good gig if you can get it.)
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To: Liz

Thanks for the post Liz, very informative. BTTT


6 posted on 05/15/2007 6:22:49 AM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: antisocial

You’re very welcome.


7 posted on 05/15/2007 6:26:41 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Grendel9
FR was once the home of conservatives who knew that the polls were deliberately manipulated by libmedia to produce the most liberal candidates and elect them.

After a while, I think we'll get back to basics. We've already made considerable progress in that direction.

Soon, the leftwing mayor will be revealed as the tool he really is. No doubt, the libmedia will cling, weeping, to the corpse much as they did with their other Lefty candidates like Gore and Kerry. It will do them no good. We exist here at FR to re-enact that tragic little scene as often as possible.
8 posted on 05/15/2007 6:38:31 AM PDT by George W. Bush (Election Math For Dummies: GOP Rudi = Hillary)
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To: George W. Bush; TommyDale; indylindy; Condor51; Ultra Sonic 007; Just mythoughts; calcowgirl; ...
These Giuliani companies are just a legal siphon to draw in payoffs from the NWO/globalist/corporatist/NAFTA/CAFTA elements who want to elect the leftwing mayor......... Soon, the leftwing mayor will be revealed as the tool he really is.....the libmedia will cling, weeping, to his corpse much as they did with their other Lefty candidates like Gore and Kerry. It will do them no good. We exist here at FR to re-enact that tragic little scene as often as possible.

As FReeper GWB concluded: Giuliani is selling off, and keeping his operations/clients hidden, to avoid tipping off the voting public to the RINO agenda of these Rockefeller Republicans.

9 posted on 05/15/2007 6:47:56 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Grendel9
**** All these articles REALLY prove is just how desperate Hillay’s (sic) crowd is getting re Guiliani’s lead! Even the Talking Heads agree HE is the only candidate who can beat her. *****

Hillary's Crowd? Yeah, right.

Everyone who loathes that gun grabbing, pro abortion, pro gay agenda, authoritarian, leftist, control freak, autocrat - who just happens to have a bad case of God Complex too boot - is in Hillary's pocket.

But yes Rooty does like to 'lead' ......

One, Two - KICK - Turn,
One, Two - KICK - Turn,
One, Two - KICK - Turn,

C'mon Girls, You're Out Of Step!

10 posted on 05/15/2007 7:15:34 AM PDT by Condor51 (Rudy makes John Kerry look like a Right Wing 'Gun Nut' Extremist)
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To: Grendel9

Aaaaaaaaaaahhhhh shuddup.


11 posted on 05/15/2007 7:28:27 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Some mornings, it's just not worth chewing through the leather straps...)
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To: Liz
As FReeper GWB concluded: Giuliani is selling off, and keeping his operations/clients hidden, to avoid tipping off the voting public to the RINO agenda of these Rockefeller Republicans.

IMO it's a mistake to go down this road. Fred was a big bucks corporate lobbyist for a lot longer than Rudy. Corporations tend to have what is considered a RINO agenda.

It's probably inevitable that the MSM will try to make a big issue of his representation of some banking group on a bill that is blamed for the savings & loan debacle.

It's silly to attack politicans for who their clients were when they were private citizens. Lawyers represent people. In their line of work, everyone is entitled to representation. You may disagree, but won't find a lawyer who doesn't think that way.

12 posted on 05/15/2007 8:54:24 AM PDT by freespirited
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To: Liz
As FReeper GWB concluded: Giuliani is selling off, and keeping his operations/clients hidden, to avoid tipping off the voting public to the RINO agenda of these Rockefeller Republicans.

IMO it's a mistake to go down this road. Fred was a big bucks corporate lobbyist for a lot longer than Rudy. Corporations tend to have what is considered a RINO agenda.

It's probably inevitable that the MSM will try to make a big issue of his representation of some banking group on a bill that is blamed for the savings & loan debacle.

It's silly to attack politicans for who their clients were when they were private citizens. Lawyers represent people. In their line of work, everyone is entitled to representation. You may disagree, but won't find a lawyer who doesn't think that way.

13 posted on 05/15/2007 8:55:47 AM PDT by freespirited
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To: Liz
A group of Mexican businessmen paid Giuliani Partners $4.3 million to fight rampant crime in Mexico City.

According to The Economist leftist Obrador and Mexico City hired Giuliani Partners, but the "businessmen" did stump for Giuliani:

Can Rudolph Giuliani make Mexico city safer?

THEY are not obvious political soulmates. So perhaps it is a sign of the gravity of Mexico city's crime epidemic that Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, its populist left-wing mayor, has turned to Rudolph Giuliani. Last week, Mr Lopez (or AMLO as he is known) announced that he is hiring the Giuliani group, the consultancy formed by the former New York mayor, to advise on cutting crime.

AMLO is not giving up any of his budget for this unlikely venture. A group of businessmen is stumping up Mr Giuliani's fee of $4.2m a year. Nor is it clear how well the two men will get on. Mr Giuliani has been hired because of his success in reducing New York's crime rate, partly through his policy of "zero tolerance". Whether that could work in Mexico city is unclear. So is whether a left-wing mayor would relish the inevitable charges of human-rights abuses.

[Source: "The very odd couple; Crime in Mexico.(Mexico's unlikely new police chief)(Giuliani Group hired to cut crime in Mexico City)." The Economist (US). Oct 19, 2002]


14 posted on 05/15/2007 10:29:10 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: Liz
Hmmm... According to the Washington Post, it was a "Mexican civic organization" that paid the bill. So, who really paid Rudy for the publicity stunt to bolster his resume? When all was said and done, it looked to prove that Giuliani has no clue of how things work outside NYC.
(snip)

In 2002, Giuliani Partners landed a $4.3 million contract from a Mexican civic organization to advise authorities in Mexico City on how to tackle the city's vexing crime problems. Giuliani touted the deal during a splashy nighttime tour through the city's most dangerous neighborhoods, and his firm delivered a 146-point plan that the city's public security secretary, Marcelo Ebrard, trumpeted as an antidote to the city's entrenched crime.

Ebrard, now the city's mayor, said in a recent local television interview that many recommendations were implemented; the city put panic buttons on public buses and put surveillance cameras in high- crime areas. But other prominent figures disagreed. Jorge Castaneda, former foreign minister of Mexico, called the contract a "$4 million publicity stunt." Jorge Montano, former Mexican ambassador to the United States, said the "people who paid Mr. Giuliani and his associates really made a great mistake. With all honesty, nothing that they suggested was successful."

The problem, Montano said, was that Giuliani expected ideas that worked in New York to work elsewhere. "His recommendations were not based on the Mexican reality," Montano said.


15 posted on 05/15/2007 10:40:36 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: calcowgirl; indylindy; pissant; TommyDale; Ultra Sonic 007; Reagan Man; George W. Bush; ...
A group of Mexican businessmen paid Giuliani Partners $4.3 million to fight rampant crime in Mexico City.

FR POSTED 3/31/07 By pissant

In Mexico City, Few Cheers for Giuliani NY Sun | April 11, 2005 | Daniella Gersom

MEXICO CITY - When this crime-ridden capital city announced it was bringing in Mayor Giuliani and his private consulting firm to advise its police, it was big news not only in New York and Mexico but all over the world. "Giuliani to the rescue" was the headline in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Followed by legions of cameras, Mr. Giuliani spent a day-and-a-half in January 2003 touring Mexico City's danger and tourist zones, protected by a motorcade of a dozen bulletproof sport utility vehicles, 400 officers, and a helicopter. "He was mobbed and cheered and was a tremendous hero," Michael Hess, a top Giuliani aide, told The New York Sun.

Two years later, the cheering has stopped. In January 2005, Mexico City's new police chief, Joel Ortega, told local reporters, "I am no fan of Giuliani."

Far from the 67% drop in homicides achieved during Mr. Giuliani's mayoralty in New York, which was touted in a Giuliani Partners press release announcing its Mexico City contract, the homicide rate in Mexico's capital slipped less than 1% in 2004.

Kidnappings in which the victim is driven from ATM to ATM to withdraw money are on the rise, with some security firms saying Mexico is now rivaling Colombia as kidnapping capital of the world. (Excerpt) Read more at nysun.com ...

16 posted on 05/15/2007 10:49:43 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Liz

Did Rudy fail to confiscate the guns? LOL!


17 posted on 05/15/2007 10:55:53 AM PDT by TommyDale (More Americans are killed each day in the U.S. by abortion than were killed on 9/11 !)
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To: Liz

Good job!!


18 posted on 05/15/2007 11:00:30 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: Liz

Another raging Rudy success story. LOL


19 posted on 05/15/2007 11:24:51 AM PDT by pissant
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To: TommyDale

Oopth-—forget about that.


20 posted on 05/15/2007 11:26:36 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Liz; stephenjohnbanker

How do you say “squeegee man” in Spanish? ;-)


21 posted on 05/15/2007 11:27:38 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: pissant

Thuctheth ith Rudy’th middle name.


22 posted on 05/15/2007 11:28:22 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Liz

And did Rudy rid Mexico City of the stench of urine in the streets?


23 posted on 05/15/2007 11:29:22 AM PDT by TommyDale (More Americans are killed each day in the U.S. by abortion than were killed on 9/11 !)
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To: calcowgirl

-——Casa del pee all-over dose loco grande gringos——


24 posted on 05/15/2007 11:34:30 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Liz; TommyDale

SQUEEGEE MAN!

Knight Ridder Tribune News Service. Washington: Aug 25, 2004.

MEXICO CITY — Julio Cesar Fuentes, a 38-year-old with a third grade education, has a lucrative career on Mexico City’s traffic- jammed streets, leaping at cars and squirting soap-foamed water to wash windshields.

But Fuentes, who earns the equivalent of $20 a day, may have to find a new occupation. Since Aug. 1, when a new “civic culture law” went into effect, window washers, car parkers, street vendors, clowns, fire-eaters and even children selling candy or flowers — all part of Mexico City life for decades — are subject to fines and jail time.

In a city of 20 million, with thousands of poor rural immigrants arriving each week and an unemployment rate that some estimates place as high as 50 percent, the new rules are jarring and controversial.

The new law — inspired by former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s “zero-tolerance” campaign — reflects city officials’ belief that the free-for-all of the streets feeds Mexico City’s burgeoning crime wave. Giuliani was a paid consultant to the city on crime issues and made a number of proposals to clean up Mexico City.


25 posted on 05/15/2007 11:36:46 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: Liz

And making a bold face lie about why the command/control center was located in the WTC is helping that thuctheth.


26 posted on 05/15/2007 11:36:52 AM PDT by pissant
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To: TommyDale; Liz
And did Rudy rid Mexico City of the stench of urine in the streets?

Rooty is all theater. He has created this tough image off the backs of others around him.

He is a manipulator and a liar, that has the nerve to dump on the people around him if they fail at keeping his public image to the script.

The only thing I can see he did at eliminating anything are ex wives and pesky kids of himself and Juti.

27 posted on 05/15/2007 11:37:41 AM PDT by dforest (Fighting the new liberal Conservatism. The Left foot in the GOP door.)
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To: TommyDale

Yes, he did-—by making NY sanctuary city, illegals brought the stench to NYC


28 posted on 05/15/2007 11:37:51 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: pissant; indylindy; TommyDale; calcowgirl; stephenjohnbanker
FR POSTED http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1833982/posts

The other day on Fox News Sunday, Rudolph W. Giuliani blamed a former aide for the decision to put the city’s emergency command center at 7 World Trade Center, where it was destroyed on 9/11. Now the aide, Jerome M. Hauer, the former director of emergency management, has fired back, giving Lloyd Grove of New York magazine a February 1996 memo that shows he argued for a Brooklyn location. He says the mayor overruled him.

Here is what Mr. Giuliani said on Fox: "Jerry Hauer recommended that as the prime site and the site that would make the most sense. He recommended that site as the site that would be the best site. It was largely on his recommendation that that site was selected."

Mr. Hauer’s memo to First Deputy Mayor Peter J. Powers recommended the MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn: “The building is secure and not as visible a target as buildings in Lower Manhattan.” The World Trade Center had been bombed three years earlier.

Mr. Hauer told Lloyd Grove in an interview: "Rudy’s getting a lot of heat for the decision. He’s trying to run on his homeland-security and national-security background, and if you start peeling back the skin on the errors he made when he was mayor, you take away a lot of the basis for his candidacy… I feel sad that he would betray somebody that had served him loyally in the past, and I’m angry, too. But when you get to know Rudy, you know that this is the kind of thing he does. That’s just his personality."

--SNIP--

29 posted on 05/15/2007 11:42:05 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: calcowgirl

Knight Ridder Tribune News Service. Washington: Aug 25, 2004.

While in the Mexican capital for his $4.3m (pounds 2.35m) consultancy, Mr Giuliani repeated his well-worn adage that cracking down on minor offences undermines an underlying culture of disrespect for the law, and so shuts down a major breeding ground of criminals.

Could this belief be successfully adapted to a mega city in a developing country with major problems of poverty and unemployment and an apparently deep psychological attachment to its own frenetic disorder?

Yes, the godfather of zero tolerance insisted.

His team released 146 recommendations in August last year, all of which Mexico City’s government promised to implement. A year later the new law, incorporating a sizeable batch of the recommendations, came into effect.

Many here are only dimly aware that the law even exists and few notice any major impact on their lives.

(snip)

Yet prostitutes are complaining that extortion by the police, an age-old problem, has risen since the new law, which gives officers increased powers to decide when selling sex on the street is a public nuisance.

So three months into the experiment, zero tolerance Mexico City- style appears to be backfiring.

A load of new rules to be happily broken by most, and exploited by some, can hardly have been what Mr Giuliani had in mind.


30 posted on 05/15/2007 11:42:13 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: Liz

“Pass the buck?” Ya think?

Newsday, May 14, 2007.

(snip)

But Hauer said yesterday that it was Giuliani who made the final decision to put the command center so close to the Twin Towers even though they had been attacked in 1993.

Hauer said he first wanted a site in Brooklyn - in part because it would be well away from obvious terror targets in Manhattan - but that the mayor’s aides told him Giuliani wanted it to be within walking distance of City Hall. So he found the site on the 23rd floor of 7 World Trade Center.

“He’s trying to question what I did, and what I did was simply follow his directions,” Hauer said yesterday in a telephone interview. “He’s got to stop trying to rewrite history, and he’s got to start being a little more truthful about what went on when he was mayor.”

Giuliani’s comments risk leaving the impression that he was seeking to pass the buck on a critical decision central to his response on 9/11 - something that could cut against the grain of his take-charge image.


31 posted on 05/15/2007 11:47:21 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: freespirited
IMO it's a mistake to go down this road. Fred was a big bucks corporate lobbyist for a lot longer than Rudy.

And if Fred put foreign dollars into his pocket from unknown sources, I'd want to know also.

What is it with all of the folks that want to just put blinders on?

32 posted on 05/15/2007 11:49:58 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: Liz

“(1) Giuliani Capital Advisors, LLC (AKA Giuliani Partners LLC), “

The more I read about these entities the more it looks like E&Y formed a new company shell that had rudys name on it for marketing purposes, and moved a few of e&y’s finance oriented groups under the name to form the core of the ‘new business.’

makes you wonder how e&y feel about the presidential bid, my guess is not happy, and another name change / ‘acquisition’ is in the works.


33 posted on 05/15/2007 11:50:08 AM PDT by GovernmentIsTheProblem (Capitalism is the economic expression of individual liberty. Pass it on.)
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To: calcowgirl

Rooty pathing the buck? No quethion.


34 posted on 05/15/2007 11:51:39 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: calcowgirl

LOL!


35 posted on 05/15/2007 11:51:55 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: Liz; calcowgirl

“Rooty pathing the buck? No quethion”

Rudy: “Quit exposhing me, you shilly citishen”


36 posted on 05/15/2007 11:56:01 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: Liz

I watched it.....Rudy was horrible.....and he LIED like a rug!


37 posted on 05/15/2007 12:01:16 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: GovernmentIsTheProblem
The more I read about these entities the more it looks like Ernst & Young formed a new company shell that had Rudys name on it for marketing purposes, and moved a few of E&Ys finance-oriented groups under the name to form the core of the ‘new business.’

You got that right.

The Washpo report indicated even though he is running for president, Giuliani refuses to identify his clients, disclose his compensation or reveal any details about Giuliani Partners.......and also declined to be interviewed about the firm.

So much for being upfront and candid with voters.

The WashPo provided some details, based "on a review of corporate, government and court records, along with scores of interviews with clients and government officials who have interacted with Giuliani Partners."

38 posted on 05/15/2007 12:03:02 PM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

LOL——Rooty muth be having agita over FR poth.


39 posted on 05/15/2007 12:07:05 PM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Liz

” The WashPo provided some details, based “on a review of corporate, government and court records, along with scores of interviews with clients and government officials who have interacted with Giuliani Partners.”

Why hasn’t anyone asked E&Y? They own part of it.


40 posted on 05/15/2007 12:08:15 PM PDT by GovernmentIsTheProblem (Capitalism is the economic expression of individual liberty. Pass it on.)
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To: GovernmentIsTheProblem
Why hasn’t anyone asked E&Y? They own part of it.

Probably have tight confidentiality agreements.

41 posted on 05/15/2007 12:11:58 PM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker
Rudy was horrible.....and he LIED like a rug!

So what else is new?

42 posted on 05/15/2007 12:14:50 PM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Liz

Rudy and/or his handlers must be totally stupid to think that people don’t keep records of such events. The days of “erased tapes” and “shredded documents” are over, thanks to backup servers.


43 posted on 05/15/2007 12:38:24 PM PDT by TommyDale (More Americans are killed each day in the U.S. by abortion than were killed on 9/11 !)
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To: TommyDale
The days of “erased tapes” and “shredded documents” are over, thanks to backup servers....

Plus even when they think the news cycle ended----or that they got rid of documents from archives, and the like----the info turns up somewhere on the net.

44 posted on 05/15/2007 12:45:12 PM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Liz

“So what else is new?”

Well, noshing much.......


45 posted on 05/15/2007 1:18:54 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker ( Hunter/Thompson/Thompson/Hunter in 08! "Read my lips....No new RINO's" !!)
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To: Liz
Giuliani's law and lobbying clients have included Saudi Arabia...

The lobbyist business I see as less of a big deal. On the other hand, I'd like to learn more about his representation of Saudi Arabia! We're to believe that one of Giuliani's WoT credentials is that he refused a Saudi Arabian sheik's check on behalf of 9/11 families...

...Yet he will accept the terrorist house of Saud's checks for himself? No wonder he's trying to keep that client list confidential.

46 posted on 05/15/2007 11:59:18 PM PDT by ellery (I don't remember a constitutional amendment that gives you the right not to be identified-R.Giuliani)
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To: ellery; indylindy; TommyDale; calcowgirl
Giuliani's law and lobbying clients included Saudi Arabia............ "We're to believe that one of Giuliani's WoT credentials is that he refused a Saudi Arabian sheik's check on behalf of 9/11 families... ...Yet he will accept the terrorist house of Saud's checks for himself? No wonder he's trying to keep that client list confidential."

Rooty'll do and say anything for money----Rooty'll do and say anything to get power.

Guy is so low he has to step up about six feet to step out.

47 posted on 05/16/2007 6:42:28 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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To: Liz

You notice how he managed to get that Saudi sheik mentioned last night? LOL! What a bozo.


48 posted on 05/16/2007 6:46:50 AM PDT by TommyDale (More Americans are killed each day in the U.S. by abortion than were killed on 9/11 !)
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To: TommyDale; indylindy

Get ready for the belly-laughs---the Rudybots aret in early today.
Everything they mouth about their boy Rooty is sheer comic genius.

49 posted on 05/16/2007 7:02:08 AM PDT by Liz (Rudy Giuliani: Guinness World Record for Having The Most Positions on Abortion.)
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