Rudy Giuliani's love for OxyContin , Crossdressing , 9/11
1 Rudy Giuliani Hates Medical Marijuana, But He Loves OxyContin
"I believe the effort to try and make marijuana available for medical
uses is really a way to legalize it. There's no reason for it," the former New York mayor said during a town hall-style meeting at New Hampshire Technical Institute.
He also said there are better alternatives.
can accomplish everything you want to accomplish with things other than
marijuana, probably better. There are pain medications much superior to
marijuana," he said. <1>
Giuliani and his consulting company, Giuliani Partners, have served as
key advisors for the last five years to the pharmaceutical company that
pled guilty to charges it misled doctors and patients about the
addiction risks of the powerful narcotic painkiller OxyContin. <2>
2 Giuliani has been married three times
Regarding his personal life, some claim that he knew his first wife was
his second cousin all along, and simply used that as an excuse for
annulling the marriage <3>
subsequently married Judith Nathan on May 24, 2003, and thus gained a
stepdaughter, Whitney. It was also Nathan's third marriage after two
prior divorces. <4>
3 Rudy Giuliani's daughter comes out for Obama
Caroline (Giuliani daughter) apparently linked her personal Facebook
page to the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate, Senator
Barack Obama. <5>
official Giuliani campaign website biography mentions Nathan (Giuliani
wife) but does not mention his children or his former marriages. <6>
Talk about a great dad but than again Rudy in Drags? a crossdressing tranvestite?
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4 "America's Mayor" ?
the wake of the September 11 2001 attacks, Giuliani was hailed by many
for his leadership during the crisis. When polled just six weeks after
the attack Giuliani received a 79% approval rating among New York City
voters, a dramatic increase over the 36% rating he had received a year
earlier — 7 years into his administration. <7>
term "America's Mayor", now in common usage among Giuliani supporters,
seems to have been coined by Oprah Winfrey at a 9/11 memorial service
held at Yankee Stadium on September 23, 2001. <8>
IAFF's bipartisan presidential forum in Washington, D.C., included ten
other major Democratic and Republican candidates seeking their support
for their Presidential aspirations. The relations between Giuliani and
the firefighters' union are strained due to their contention that he
abandoned efforts to recover remains and effects of firefighters and
other victims in the rubble of the World Trade Center, despite his
public posturing of support. <9>
that may have contained bits of bone from victims of the World Trade
Center attacks was used to fill potholes and pave city roads, according
to court papers.
charge was made in an affidavit filed in Manhattan federal court in an
ongoing case filed in 2005 by family members of those killed in the
attacks against the city. They say the city did not do enough to search
for remains, denying victims a proper burial. <10>
5 Firefighters union assails Giuliani
International Association of Fire Fighters, in a draft letter,
excoriated Giuliani for his November 2001 decision to cut back the
number of firefighters searching the rubble of Ground Zero for the
remains of some 300 fallen comrades.
The 280,000-member union
accused him of expediting the clean-up process with a "scoop-and-dump"
operation after the recovery of millions of dollars in gold, silver and
other assets from the Bank of Nova Scotia that had been buried.
Watch video release from IAFF
Rather than take responsibility, Giuliani tried to blame the victims, telling the 9/11 Commission that fire fighters heard their evacuation orders but disobeyed them.
Giuliani (Testifying at the 9/11 Commission): "Their willingness, the way I describe it, to stand their ground."