The Blackstone Connection

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The Blackstone Connection

Postby Killjoy » Mon Jan 23, 2017 9:09 am

Interesting thoughts from a friend of mine:


1) Trump owes Blackstone/ Bayrock group $560 million dollars (one of his largest debtors and the primary reason he won't reveal his tax returns)

2) Blackstone is owned wholly by Russian billionaires, who owe their position to Putin and have made billions from their work with the Russian government.

3) Other companies that have borrowed from Blackstone have claimed that owing money to them is like owing to the Russian mob and while you owe them, they own you for many favors.

4) The Russian economy is badly faltering under the weight of its over-dependence on raw materials which as you know have plummeted in the last 2 years leaving the Russian economy scrambling to pay its debts.

5) Russia has an impetus to influence our election to ensure the per barrel oil prices are above $65 ( they are currently hovering around $50)

6) Russia can't affordably get at 80% of its oil reserves and reduce its per barrel cost to compete with America at $45 or Saudi Arabia at $39. With Iranian sanctions being lifted Russia will find another inexpensive competitor increasing production and pushing Russia further down the list of suppliers.
As for Iranian sanctions, the 6 countries lifting them allowing Iran to collect on the billions it is owed for pumping oil but not being paid for it. These billions Iran can only get if the Iranian nuclear deal is signed. Trump spoke of ending the deals which would cause oil sales sanctions to be reimposed, which would make Russian oil more competitive.

7) Rex Tillerson (Trump's pick for Secretary of State) is the head of ExxonMobil, which is in possession of patented technology that could help Putin extract 45% more oil at a significant cost savings to Russia, helping Putin put money in the Russian coffers to help reconstitute its military and finally afford to mass produce the new and improved systems that it had invented before the Russian economy had slowed so much.

8) Putin cannot get access to these new cost saving technologies OR outside oil field development money, due to US sanctions on Russia, because of its involvement in Ukrainian civil war.

9) Look for Trump to end sanctions on Russia and to back out of the Iranian nuclear deal, to help Russia rebuild its economy, strengthen Putin and make Tillerson and Trump even richer, thus allowing Trump to satisfy his creditors at Blackstone.

10) With Trump's fabricated hatred of NATO and the U.N., the Russian military reconstituted, the threat to the Baltic states is real. Russia retaking their access to the Baltic Sea from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia and threatening the shipping of millions of cubic feet of natural gas to lower Europe from Scandinavia, would allow Russia to make a good case for its oil and gas being piped into eastern Europe.


Sources: Time Magazine, NY Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian UK.

So... similar to what I've been thinking, in terms of why The Orange One is so belligerently defensive of Putin, and so secretive about his finances and taxes. This is the sort of thing that needs to be investigated, by a Congressionally-appointed independent investigator with full subpoena powers and the backing of a federal court (for warrants).
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Re: The Blackstone Connection

Postby gaeila » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:38 pm

Well, perhaps Trump will be impeached. Perhaps Trump will also make history by not only being impeached, but also found guilty and kicked out of office. That would make him the first U.S. President to do all that.

I have my hopes...
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Re: The Blackstone Connection

Postby gaeila » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:40 pm

BTW, who else watched the live election returns, and when it turned out that Trump was actually going to be President, he and his family didn't look happy. They all had these "Uh-oh" expressions on their faces. No lie.

Never saw that happen before.
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Re: The Blackstone Connection

Postby Deepbluediver » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:53 am

gaeila wrote:BTW, who else watched the live election returns, and when it turned out that Trump was actually going to be President, he and his family didn't look happy. They all had these "Uh-oh" expressions on their faces. No lie.

Never saw that happen before.

I said it during the election, and not much of what I've seen has convinced me otherwise- Trump didn't actually want to be President, he just wanted to KNOW he could have been President. I'm hoping that, come 2019, Trump will pull a "after 4 successful years, I have decided not to run for a second term" kind of thing.
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Re: The Blackstone Connection

Postby yomikoma » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:05 am

I'm hoping he doesn't get the option. #ImpeachTrumpAndPence
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