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Gore’s Al Jazeera Deal
Now a Major Scandal

Accuracy in Media, by Cliff Kincaid

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 3/10/2013 5:22:48 AM

While the lawsuit over the sale of Al Gore’s Current TV to Al Jazeera is making headlines, a close reading of the legal complaint provides additional evidence that a congressional investigation into the curious transaction is urgently needed and necessary. The media executive who claims to have arranged the sale says the idea was to make the Terror TV channel “palatable to U.S. lawmakers,” a formulation that suggests foreign lobbying on Capitol Hill in order to protect the $500 million payoff to Gore and other owners and investors in Current TV. The suit says that media executive John Terenzio

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 3/10/2013 5:26:48 AM     (No. 9217566)

And no matter what, we are not allowed to even hint about Democrat sympathies for American enemies.


Reply 2 - Posted by: Th-Gr-Sil-Majority, 3/10/2013 5:53:12 AM     (No. 9217571)

...it would be sweet justice to see the deal blow up into a scandal because Algore didn´t want to pay a 1% fee on the deal...

...and if Detroit is the Arab capital of America, that sure explains alot about their problems...


   

 

R-G1
  
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 3/10/2013 6:31:36 AM     (No. 9217577)

This was a bonehead idea and certainly not worth the amount of money being put up for this sham.I´m tired of all these liberal sub groups and affiliates trying to weasel their way into mainstream America.The current brainwashing by the MSM is bad enough already.


Reply 4 - Posted by: tappin52, 3/10/2013 6:49:30 AM     (No. 9217581)

It is intereting that Diane Feinstein´s husband was a major player in the deal. No wonder she doesn´t want the public having guns.


Reply 5 - Posted by: uno, 3/10/2013 6:52:36 AM     (No. 9217582)

Nice to see the kitchen light flicked on at 3AM so that we can see some of these cockroaches try to scurry back behind the refrigerator. Perhaps there´s more behind the scenes with pistol-packing, money-grubbing Diane Feinstein and her gun control initiatives as well! One thing certainly is crystal clear - they sure aren´t motivated by patriotism or any inclination to "save the planet"!


Reply 6 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 3/10/2013 7:26:31 AM     (No. 9217602)

FTA: But the fact that prominent Democrats are involved makes it politically sensitive for Republicans who want to avoid confrontations. ...made his presentation to Richard Blum, husband of Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein, and an investor in Current TV. ...Blum and others ...were “concerned about the prospect of losing their shirts”...

These people make me sick, including the Republicans who never want to do anything that will stir the pot. Numbers at the bottom of the article to call. Do it tomorrow.


Reply 7 - Posted by: rustycfc, 3/10/2013 8:05:45 AM     (No. 9217647)

he will get away with it, you have to remmber that gore´s a dem.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: Freeloader, 3/10/2013 8:08:17 AM     (No. 9217649)

"Throughout most of my life, I raised tobacco. I want you to know that with my own hands, all of my life. I put it in the plant beds and transferred it. I´ve hoed it. I´ve dug in it. I´ve sprayed it. I´ve chopped it. I´ve shredded it, spiked it, put it in the barn and stripped it. And sold it."

Senator Albert A. Gore, Jr.
Speech To NC Tobacco Growers
1988

A moral of Mr. Kincaid´s excellent article? "Farmer Al" should have never left the simple, yet satisfying life, of raising tobacco in the lush green fields of Tennessee.


Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 3/10/2013 8:09:35 AM     (No. 9217651)

With Al Jazeera in this country, they can contribute to the Democrat candidates.


Reply 10 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 3/10/2013 8:55:15 AM     (No. 9217690)

That walking-talking, pint-sized parade balloon (algorbot) thinks he can get away with anything - just like Obama. He may not be quite as slick as our little president though. If he gets his tail (behind) in a crack, it´s gonna have to be a big one (crack, that is).


Reply 11 - Posted by: Jebediah, 3/10/2013 8:56:11 AM     (No. 9217691)

For God´s sake, GORE is a major scandal, if not just a very bad joke., The man is SUCH a hypocrite---and he could have been our President! I guess we never do learn: look at our here and now.


Reply 12 - Posted by: Red Jeep, 3/10/2013 9:06:26 AM     (No. 9217699)

Just think where we would be if we had had 8 years of Clinton, then 8 years of Gore, and then 8 years of Obama.

We would be a 3rd rate country by now. Time to get voter ID going in all states.


   

 

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Reply 13 - Posted by: loosecannon1, 3/10/2013 9:12:45 AM     (No. 9217709)

FTA: "Please urge Rep. Murphy to accelerate his investigation of the Al Jazeera deal by calling his office at 202-225-2301. Also, it is long overdue for Rep. Michael McCaul to do his duty and announce hearings into this curious transaction. His Committee on Homeland Security can be reached at 202-226-8417."


Reply 14 - Posted by: enuf8, 3/10/2013 9:25:38 AM     (No. 9217720)

Ask Senator Diane F. about this as her pocketbook (Blum) got filled by the sale thanks to her hubby.


Reply 15 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 3/10/2013 9:48:15 AM     (No. 9217742)

Big Al went green alright but green as in ´sawbucks´.
This won´t go anywhere and I´m still waiting on the case of the big theft of money by Jon Corzine.
Crickets churping in the background.


Reply 16 - Posted by: nerdowell, 3/10/2013 9:51:55 AM     (No. 9217748)

Please, just ay off him.

Nobody really understands the difficulties they imposed on Algore when we rejected him.

How´s a guy going to change the world if he´s broke?


Reply 17 - Posted by: altoona, 3/10/2013 10:04:17 AM     (No. 9217761)

Important revelations contained in this article. Makes me wonder about 2 things in particular: First, was Current TV created as a "shell" by Dianne Feintein´s husband (Blum) with Algore´s status as enviro-savior and political victim as a cover for a pre-planned later sale to al Jazeera; and, second, if al Jazeera could pay $100 million to Gore personally, how much could they spread around to influential Republicans (and of course Dems) in Congress? I have a feeling the pied piper, Terenzio, will be generously settled with, now that Accuracy in Media has exposed the game.


   

 

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Reply 18 - Posted by: dolphin, 3/10/2013 10:13:30 AM     (No. 9217774)

When I read about Al Gore, it makes me glad that Clinton survived his impeachment. And that´s saying something.


Reply 19 - Posted by: stryker714, 3/10/2013 10:29:24 AM     (No. 9217795)

Good analogy, #5. All b/c like #2 said, Al Gore being cheap is him opening his own can of worms. If everyone had been paid in a square deal, even though a traitorous one, then this accidental transparency would never have occurred. Well it could not happen to a nicer guy! ha ha.

That´s right to above, this will go nowhere, especially with that much money floating around for payoffs. This lawsuit gives a glimpse into why some Republicans curiously act the way they do($).


Reply 20 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 3/10/2013 11:09:27 AM     (No. 9217837)

Here´s what I really want to know - - -

Has anyone ever read a single syllable about the Gorkbot-Tippler divorce? Where are the sensational headlines and the salacious details?

Anyone ever seen anything?


Reply 21 - Posted by: RancherJack, 3/10/2013 11:22:08 AM     (No. 9217853)

Hoisted on his own canard


Reply 22 - Posted by: NancyD, 3/10/2013 11:22:46 AM     (No. 9217854)

They want to take us down from within..

Diane Feinstein needs to be kicked out of the Senate and NOW.


   

 



 
Reply 23 - Posted by: Hazymac, 3/10/2013 11:52:28 AM     (No. 9217907)

#18 makes the essential point, and I agree. Although Clinton was, in fact, impeached in the House of Representatives, the Senate vote to remove him from office fell far short of the 67 votes required. There never was any doubt that all Democrats and a few knowledgable Republicans would hold their noses and vote to keep Beelzebubba in office.

Some of our colleagues on this news forum never forgave Tennessean Fred Thompson for voting "nay" on removal. While Thompson understood that Clinton deserved to get booted from office on general principle, he knew that Gore would have been elevated to the presidency, that his election in 2000 would have been a virtual certainty if he were the incumbent, and that we´d have been stuck with him until 2009.

It must be underscored that Gore was and is mentally disturbed, and would have been a classically bad president, probably as bad as what we´re stuck with now. It would be cosmic justice if Gore gets laid low by his deal with Al Jazeera. A lower grade, greedier, more hypocritical, more misanthropic public servant has never existed. Tennessee natives, especially, have known this for a long time.


Reply 24 - Posted by: peterfleming, 3/10/2013 12:59:22 PM     (No. 9217994)

How may scandals can we handle? Nutzo, absurd, crazed madness deals that are floating around greed addicted Washington with only AIM to call attention. At this point, the entire blinded mainstream media
is a co conspirator against all of America
and obviously a traitor to the truth.
Guns to Mexican drug dealers, unaccounted for debt, attempting to smash the Second Amendment, luxurious vacations, flaunting nuvo wealth while creating class warfare with the rich, Benghazi killlings, fake death of Bin Laden, feeding billions of fake dollars to Wall Street super rich conspirators, promoting a muslim enabler to head the CIA, avoiding revelation of mass infiltration of muslims in our own government, a pretend (uncredentialed)president with muslim loyalties.
Diane Sawyer, Steve Pelley, Brian Williams,
Roger Ailes, Anderson Cooper, Ariana, Matt,
has it gone far wnough? Can you start to deal with the truth, the world crashing, America destroying truth, and help stop it?!


Reply 25 - Posted by: peterfleming, 3/10/2013 1:07:22 PM     (No. 9218003)

And the algore, feinstein blum super jazeera traitor TV deal cannot be found on Breitbart, Drudge, etc. What´s going on ?


Reply 26 - Posted by: MickTurn, 3/10/2013 1:17:32 PM     (No. 9218016)

Does it surprise anyone that AlBore is involved in illegal enterprises?


Reply 27 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 3/10/2013 2:50:54 PM     (No. 9218157)

The enemy within.


Reply 28 - Posted by: bob913, 3/10/2013 3:50:53 PM     (No. 9218224)

The Outdoor channel which is viewed by way more people was recently sold for $227 million
Yet the Current channel which is not watched by anyone as they do not even make it to 1% in ratings is sold for $500 million?

Diane Feinstein and Al Gore and any other American involved sold out their country!
Bribery! Treason!


Reply 29 - Posted by: MissMolly, 3/10/2013 4:14:28 PM     (No. 9218255)

#20, I do not believe they are divorced, but are legally separated.


Reply 30 - Posted by: DoktorFranken, 3/10/2013 4:35:03 PM     (No. 9218275)

Does this mega-deal and the $$$ from his AGW/Carbon hoax make algore on of the hated and detested RICH? And, wouldn´t that make him a de facto Fat-Cat Republican?

Just spit-balling here. The story itself is the usual unreal Leftist "scandal" which makes it, to the State Controlled Lapdog Media, a NON-story.
(/sarc)



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