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wordpix2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-25-06 07:59 PM
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11. this guy Coffee a known thug
Edited on Wed Jan-25-06 08:04 PM by wordpix2
snip> The two lobbyists were hired in 2003 by a pair of businessmen with rsums out of a James Bond movie. One, a Syrian gambler nicknamed "The Fat Man," made his fortune in Middle East arms deals. The other, a felon, was banned from East Coast racetracks in the 1980s for his connections to organized crime and has a Tennessee rap sheet for trying to defraud Elvis Presley.

"Ties to TX?" Bush's old drinking buds??????

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Ties to Texas
Mr. Coffee was deputy campaign manager for George W. Bush's first run for governor in 1994. After the election, he was Texas' director of state-federal relations until 1998. He then joined the Washington lobbying firm O'Connor & Hannan.

He was known for close connections to the Bush family. In 2000, the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call said some lobbyists called him "Bush's 'eyes and ears' on K Street."

It's not unusual for powerful law firms to offer lobbying services. Locke Liddell's lobbying business represents a wide range of clients, including a number of firms in the telecommunications, energy and health care industries.

Ms. Gilbert, the firm's director of strategic communications, said Locke Liddell's October announcement of a new Washington office was not timed to coincide with Ms. Miers' nomination to the Supreme Court.

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  - And the hits just keep on happnin"!  EST   Jan-24-06 11:21 PM   #1 
  - Connections to organized crime well that gets better and  lovuian   Jan-24-06 11:34 PM   #2 
  - "Ties to Texas" Georgie Boy's old drinking buds? Charming group  wordpix2   Jan-25-06 08:02 PM   #12 
  - That's the law firm Harriet Miers headed  liveoaktx   Jan-25-06 06:08 AM   #3 
  - Well. I'm just shocked!  Lochloosa   Jan-25-06 06:14 AM   #4 
     - this guy Coffee a known thug  wordpix2   Jan-25-06 07:59 PM   #11 
  - I see a sequel to Pulp Fiction here.n/t  formercia   Jan-25-06 06:59 AM   #5 
  - Holy jumping fucking catfish! This is a must read...Unbelieable  0007   Jan-25-06 07:40 AM   #6 
  - known criminal is Bush's 'eyes and ears on K St.'--lovely * crime family  wordpix2   Jan-25-06 08:03 AM   #7 
  - So that's where Ney got lucky. God sure must love Republicans  donkeyotay   Jan-25-06 11:13 AM   #8 
     - Game of Chance? ? ? ?  MagickMuffin   Jan-25-06 12:36 PM   #9 
     - I wonder if NEY EVERY PAID TAXES on that $34,000 gambling win  wordpix2   Jan-25-06 07:53 PM   #10 
        - Ha! Good one. No, freedom fighters like Ney don't pay no stinkin taxes  donkeyotay   Jan-26-06 11:09 AM   #13 
 

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