Conspiracy Nation -- Vol. 5 Num. 61

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-- Brian Francis Redman, Editor-in-Chief

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They are a nationwide drugstore chain, headquartered in the Chicago area. Rarely, if ever, are they profiled in the mainstream press. They are Walgreen's, with thousands of stores, doing many billions of dollars per year business.

One of their main items is selling wine and spirits cheaper than others. They have a special, secret deal with the Bronfman family, of Montreal, owners of Seagrams, and their cronies, the Kennedy family. The Bronfmans are a criminal empire with ownership not only in liquor, but Tropicana Juices and Cineplex Odeon, the movie theater chain. The Bronfmans own a dope money laundry, Bank of Montreal and their unit, Harris Bank, naturally transfer agent for Walgreen's stock.

One author who started to write a documented study of the Bronfmans was murdered. At the time of the assassination of President Kennedy, his family's booze distribution firm, operated with mafia helpers, Somerset Importers Ltd., changed hands. The Kennedys continue, however, to have the rights to 5 out of 8 imported liquor labels.

Remember that next time you get a bargain in booze at Walgreen's.

So the drugstore giant, Walgreen's, is tight with major gangsters. More recently, the Bronfmans merged their interests with MCA, the long-time criminals in the record and entertainment rackets. For years, the MCA record octopus has reportedly paid off media owners, and radio and TV station managers, to promote certain records as well as movies. The print media are no strangers to the same corruption.

Lots of documented details are in Dan E. Moldea's book, "Dark Victory -- Ronald Reagan, MCA, and the Mob". So the United States has had a president tied to organized criminals.

Walgreen's pals, the Bronfmans, have been no strangers to murdering witnesses and corrupting federal officials to stop grand jury investigations. Because of the Oklahoma City bombing, the U.S. Treasury's Bureau of ALCOHOL, Tobacco & Firearms has been in the news -- not a single word about how the liquor industry corrupted the BATF while talking piously about the need for gun grabbing.

The CEO of Walgreen's has been "Cork" Walgreen, reportedly mostly a drunken playboy, who spends about 2 weeks of most months in Florida. He is just a figure-head -- the real operator of the firm has been their Chief Financial Officer, Charles Hunter. Because of their muscle with the pressfakers -- not a word about a revealing case involving Hunter. At one time, there were at least 3 savings and loans in the Chicago area, now defunct, actually covert money laundries for CIA's dirty tricks. We told you about Clyde S&L and CIA Black Budget Chief Henry Hyde who is also a Congressman.

One of those CIA S&Ls was Libertyville Federal Savings & Loan, of which Hunter had been a director. The S&L bailout agency, Resolution Trust Corp [RTC], sued Hunter and the other directors claiming they took certain action causing Libertyville to go under with great loss. Case No. 91 C 1741, in Chicago's Federal District Court. Judge Harry D. Leinenweber had the case -- his wife, Lynn Martin, was the Secretary of Labor when former CIA director Bush was president. The RTC was trying to collect some 42 million dollars from Hunter.

Somewhere between 17 and 42 million dollars was secretly put up to let Charles Hunter walk away from the mess. Six million dollars came from a bonding company -- the rest apparently was siphoned off of Walgreen's funds. Quite a few million dollars reportedly went to bribe Judge Leinenweber. Walgreen's is a publicly traded stock -- they violated Securities and Exchange Commission regulations requiring them to report about their top dog, Charles Hunter, and the apparent mis-use of company funds.

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07/19/95 -- Mr. Skolnick phoned and dictated the following paragraph, to be added to the above:

A copy of the above story was put into the federal court record in a pending case, where a lawyer says that, based on this story, he wants Judge Leinenweber to remove himself from the case. Judge Leinenweber says he's aware of the story, and he's going to the U.S. Supreme Court to seek an injunction against Internet in respect to this story and those that are putting it there.

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Mr. Skolnick is chairman/founder, since 1963, of the public- interest group, Citizens' Committee to Clean Up the Courts, which has for more than 3 decades touched off some of the most profound bribery and similar scandals in American history. Since 1971, he has been editor, Hotline News, a 5-minute recorded phone commentary (a regular phone call): (312) 731-1100, changed about 3 times/week, on 24 hours/day, heard each week by many thousands. Since 1991, a regular panel member on a public access Cable TV show in Chicago, viewed by hundreds of thousands in Chicago and suburbs, 1 hour/week. His commentaries run on Internet, Prodigy, and similar computer networks. Office (8 a.m. to midnight, 7 days/week): (312) 375-5741. 9800 So. Oglesby Avenue, Chicago IL 60617. Call us before sending FAX please.

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