Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:50 PM
JaneyVee (19,877 posts)
Sheldon Adelson, the Billionaire Who Bankrupted Me
The bullyboy of Las Vegas Boulevard is at it again.
Casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson this week filed another defamation suit against a journalist. This time, The Wall Street Journal’s Hong Kong-based reporter Kate O’Keeffe is the object of his ire. She has been busy probing the depths of Adelson’s Macau casino gambit. She also co-bylined a story profiling his litigation battle against the former president of his Macau casino operations, Steven Jacobs.
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I know of what I speak. Adelson sued me into bankruptcy over a brief passage in my 2005 book, Sharks in the Desert: The Founding Fathers and Current Kings of Las Vegas. It was an enormously stressful experience that came at the most difficult time in my life.
Although I wouldn’t claim to have gained much insight into Adelson’s character during the fight, I immediately learned he wasn’t shy about hitting you when you’re down. On the contrary.
He sued me (and my publisher) while my then-8-year-old daughter Amelia was suffering from brain cancer, which had metastasized to her spine. She was literally fighting for her life. I learned of the impending litigation while at her bedside at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
More about the one of the scummiest right-wing life-forms on Earth: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/02/28/sheldon-adelson-the-billionaire-who-bankrupted-me.html?
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Thu Feb 28, 2013, 01:23 PM
Egalitarian Thug (12,448 posts)
1. K&R. Hard to say who is worse, the Billionaire scumbag people, Wynn & Adelson, or
the scumbag corporations that own the rest of this town.