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originally posted by: Creep Thumper
a reply to: Guyfriday
It's like the Dark/Deep Web in pictures/videos. I hate clichés, but it's the tip of a huge iceberg.
I further find that the unrestricted acquisition or use in the United States of information and communications technology or services designed, developed, manufactured, or supplied by persons owned by, controlled by, or subject to the jurisdiction or direction of foreign adversaries augments the ability of foreign adversaries to create and exploit vulnerabilities in information and communications technology or services, with potentially catastrophic effects, and thereby constitutes an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.
Definitions. For purposes of this order: (a)the term “entity” means a partnership, association, trust, joint venture, corporation, group, subgroup, or other organization;
The New York Post reports that the Sackler family — who own Purdue Pharma — have gone from the belles of the ball to pariahs.
It’s gotten so bad that the famously philanthropic clan can’t even give their money away.
Eight members of the Sackler family have been named as defendants in New York and Massachusetts.
The newspaper also reported that the Department of Justice is investigating Purdue and the family members who sit on the board of directors.
“They, unfortunately, symbolize all that is wrong with the epidemic. Their reputations are in the cesspool,” one socialite told thePost.
“There is a reluctance to hobnob and socialize [with] and openly stand next to the Sacklers. They aren’t being invited to small dinners on Fifth Avenue.”
Last March, London’s National Portrait Gallery refused a $1.3 million Sackler family grant and The Guggenheim will no longer accept money.