Actually, Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom Is Really Busy

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Well, at least he can now tell us what exactly the Lieutenant Governor does
Remember last January when Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom was reflecting on his political career, and so eloquently remarked to NY Times columnist Maureen Dowd that in a few years "you'll see me as a clerk of a wine store."

Turns out, that wasn't really a stretch!

We had a good chuckle when we read the Chron's Paolo Lucchesi's column today, which informed us that Newsom has reinvolved himself with PlumpJack, the wine business he founded and then left while he was San Francisco mayor.

"I've never seen him busier," Newsom's sister and PlumpJack president, Hilary Newsom Callan, tells the Chron. "Now that he doesn't have any more local conflict, he's back involved in the PlumpJack business."
We can't really blame him for going back to work on his own business; being lite gov means he has more free time -- a lot more.

The again, it does raise one important question: If Newsom is "busier than ever" running his own private business, then why are we paying him a six-figure salary again?

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Teamcheap8
Teamcheap8

Gavin is the worst playboy in Calif. politics in recent years. A do nothing type, makes a lot of noise. He is a closet republican mostly giving many favors to big business like his friend the Getty's. I can't think of any better dump job for him that Lt. Gov. He runs off from SF to Marin. Is it eaiser to hide there while drinking with his buddies? Hope we never see him rise above this worthless job. Don't vote for him as Gov. See him off to the bar business instead.

Miesque
Miesque

Truth is, you don't have a "clue" just what it takes to be Lieutenant Governor of California, or any other State for that matter, because the only thing you know how to do is carp, whine, bitch and nag someone you don't even know.

Miesque
Miesque

What in the heck does all this J.Paul Getty garbage have to do with anything? I believe Gavin Newsom's father is the one who is the family lawyer for the Getty's, a decision made by Gavin Newsom's father when Gavin was a child.  Any excuse you can find, right?

Miesque
Miesque

Why are you paying him a six-figure salary? Because he can do this job in his sleep.  As far as Newsom's move from San Francisco, since the people of San Francisco are about the snarkiest, most hateful bunch of whiners and moaners, I don't blame him for moving his family anywhere BUT there!  The people of San Francisco have done nothing but gripe and complain about his hair, his looks, his endless energy, since the day he took office as mayor and he did more for the city than any mayor of SF before him.  Frankly, the people of San Francisco don't deserve him and he should do what's best for his family and let the San Francisco ingrate fend for themselves!

Grant MacDonald
Grant MacDonald

I earned the Getty Oil Company shareholders 4 Billion Bucks On the Reserve acquisition; the way they treat me-- it really sucks!As the Getty inheritors bask in glee;All I asked for was that they look after me.Four billion dollars they earned on Reserve My fee I surely deserve.It turns out J.P. Getty may have been a Nazi;His family even goes back to Germany.With Hitler, Goring & Goebbels he did stand;While trying to undermine the American land!For paintings & artifacts he did receiveWith his oil he was able to deceive!Hoover & the FBI & Roosevelt they knew That J.P. Getty & espionage he drew!Many a young lad and Jew did dieAs planes dropped bombs from the sky.For years while Getty sat in BerlinHe may have committed many a sin.The ashes and smoke from the chimneys it rose While old man Getty sat cozy; he chose.With artwork held tightly under his armStill dripping in blood -- as the real owner metharm.Into the ovens & on meat-hooks, bulletsbetween the eyes Listen very carefully you can still hear theircries!While the Gettys sit in England; at their estateat WormsleyAnd Gordon sings in San Francisco  With his 727 in tow.The Getty museum sits atop Malibu While the corpses of World War 2 scream -- J.P.Getty -- We know you! 

Grant MacDonald
Grant MacDonald

I earned the Getty Oil Company shareholders 4 Billion Bucks On the Reserve acquisition; the way they treat me-- it really sucks!As the Getty inheritors bask in glee;All I asked for was that they look after me.Four billion dollars they earned on Reserve My fee I surely deserve.It turns out J.P. Getty may have been a Nazi;His family even goes back to Germany.With Hitler, Goring & Goebbels he did stand;While trying to undermine the American land!For paintings & artifacts he did receiveWith his oil he was able to deceive!Hoover & the FBI & Roosevelt they knew That J.P. Getty & espionage he drew!Many a young lad and Jew did dieAs planes dropped bombs from the sky.For years while Getty sat in BerlinHe may have committed many a sin.The ashes and smoke from the chimneys it rose While old man Getty sat cozy; he chose.With artwork held tightly under his armStill dripping in blood -- as the real owner metharm.Into the ovens & on meat-hooks, bulletsbetween the eyes Listen very carefully you can still hear theircries!While the Gettys sit in England; at their estateat WormsleyAnd Gordon sings in San Francisco  With his 727 in tow.The Getty museum sits atop Malibu While the corpses of World War 2 scream -- J.P.Getty -- We know you! 

Grant MacDonald
Grant MacDonald

It was the job of the FBI in peaceand in war to root out internal enemies of the USA.  The FBI report refers to Getty’s alliancewith Göring, Goebbels & Hitler.

 

Pertainingto admiralty law, the government or a private party can take action againstproperty without going after the initial owner.  “Death - does not rule out - one going forwardwith civil forfeiture proceedings – in absentia.  Getty benefactors -- at the end of the day --cannot sit on the spoils of J. Paul Getty’s crimes."

 

The Law of Treason in United States,“Article Three,” defines treason as levying war against the United States or"in adhering to their Enemies," knowingly adhered to an enemy of theUnited States, namely, Nazi Germany and give Nazi Germany aid and comfort with intent to betray the United States.

Count one charges that the late J. Paul Getty, did support Nazi Germany with oil and financial aid from 1938to 1941 and did house and employ Nazis at his Hotel Pierre in New York City whowere actively spying on and sabotaging allied weaponry plants contrary toSection 906a. Art. 106a.  

Espionage;   (a) (1) Any person subject to thischapter who, with intent or reason to believe that it is to be used to theinjury of the United States or to the advantage of a foreign nation,communicates, delivers, or transmits, or attempts to communicate, deliver, ortransmit, to any entity described in paragraph (2), either directly orindirectly, except that if the accused is found guilty of an offence thatdirectly concerns (A) nuclear weaponry, military spacecraft or satellites,early warning systems, or other means of defence or retaliation against largescale attack, (B) war plans, (C) communications intelligence or cryptographicinformation, or (D) any other major weapons system or major element of defencestrategy, the accused shall be punished by death or such other punishment as acourt-martial may direct. (2) An entity referred to in paragraph (1) is - (A) aforeign government;  (B) a faction or party or military or naval forcewithin a foreign country, whether recognized or unrecognized by the UnitedStates; or (C) a representative, officer, agent, employee, subject, or citizenof such a government, faction, party, or force. 

 

(1) The accused has been convicted of another offence involvingespionage or treason for which either a sentence of death or imprisonment forlife was authorized by statute. 

(2)  In the commission of theoffence, the accused knowingly created a grave risk of substantial damage tothe national security.

Grant MacDonald
Grant MacDonald

MACDONALD BANK is going forward with the $22,000,000,000 war crimeslawsuit based on J. Paul Getty’s support for Hitler beginning in 1938 and theGETTY OIL COMPANY shipments of oil during the Battle of Britain.

 

MACDONALD BANK

 

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 J.  PAUL GETTY TRUST; GORDON GETTY; RONALD GETTY;J.  PAUL GETTY JR. ESTATE; MARK GETTY;ANNE GETTY EARHART; CLAIRE GETTY PERRY; CAROLINE GETTY; CALIFORNIA LT. GOVERNORGAVIN NEWSOM AND LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART.

 

 

An employee at the Getty owned Pierre Hotel in New York Citywondered why there were so many Germans being hired and staying at The Pierreduring World War II.  He called the FBIand the FBI charged J.P. Getty with Espionage, FBI File 100.1202, June 26, 1940.   FBIreported in 1942; that the Getty owned Spartan Aircraft Company which was the world's largest aeronauticalschool … trained Nazis in Florida to become pilots during WWII … this after Pearl Harbor wasattacked.  43,000 people were killed inthe UK while J. Paul Getty was in Berlin still shipping oil to Hitler fivemonths before Pearl Harbor; December 7, 1941. The mother of J.P. Getty was German.

 

2003 documents declassified by UK Warfare Ministry reveal that inOct. 1941 the pro-Nazi Jean Paul Getty employed and lodged Nazis at his PierreHotel in New York City; Nazis who were involved in spying on and sabotagingAllied Forces’ war production plants. J.P. Getty’s eldest son; George Getty II was shuffled into the U.S. WarCrimes Department where he remained for two years after the war and eventuallycommitted suicide.

As aristocrats with treasures of art were executed -- beginning in1933 -- with the outbreak of war; Getty assiduously added to his vastcollection with the Nazis. The Ardabil carpet and Rembrandt of Marten Lootenare at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Gainsborough of Christiepurchased in 1938 is at The Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Guesty
Guesty

Doesn't he, like, have a baby or something that might occupy his time when he's not busy being next-in-line to the governorship?

Miesque
Miesque

He has a wife, a 2-yr old daughter and a 6-month old son, a successful business, intelligence, a job the majority of the people in the State of California elected him to do, personality, a sense of humor and he's good-looking. Sounds like you're just jealous. What have YOU accomplished?

Miesque
Miesque

He and his wife have two children. As far as occupying his time, I sincerely hope you don't do anything but spend every waking moment taking care of your children, when you're not working. Or do you even "have" children? Probably not, too much like work.

MrEricSir
MrEricSir

Um, should an alcoholic really be running an alcohol business?

Miesque
Miesque

That's not you judgment to make.

Miesque
Miesque

Well, perhaps he should ask you permission first. After all, you have to abide by his opinion don't you?  Oh no, that's right, you can sit on your behind and not even try to do anything for your fellow man and snark about someone who at least tries.

MrEricSir
MrEricSir

If there's one thing that's clear about Newsom, it's that he cares a lot -- about himself.  You have to be one hell of a self-centered piece of shit to fuck your best friend's wife.

Miesque
Miesque

Oh, you mean that innocent, angelic, saint that forgot she was married too?

Reader
Reader

Just curious, but could you explain why "being lite gov means he has more free time -- a lot more". Is this position not full-time?

Miesque
Miesque

And just exactly what kind of public service work do you do?

Guest
Guest

Lt. Gov. is notoriously a nothing-to-do job.

Miesque
Miesque

And you know this how?

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