Who is Conrad Black?

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  • Published on May 16, 2019
  • The former media mogul convicted of financial fraud was just pardoned by President Trump after writing a glowing biography.

Comments • 32

  • Mickey The maltipoo

    #EatTheRich #SoylentGreen

  • KiTT FOXXE
    KiTT FOXXE Month ago

    Obama pardon Bradley Manning a transvestite pervert

  • Santino -
    Santino - Month ago +2

    Wow...he has a million dollar rap name.

  • BC Bob
    BC Bob Month ago +2

    I Have no idea nor care who he is.. Just passing through...

  • D Rock
    D Rock Month ago

    Presidents have the power to pardon whoever. We have a President who could give a damn how things look until there’s blowback.

  • Broken King
    Broken King Month ago

    O look, another Black Baron

  • Space Angel
    Space Angel Month ago

    that music like the guy was a murderer or child molester🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  • judge crater
    judge crater Month ago

    Conrad Black is a great writer who was framed by the Bush administration, charged with "honest services" fraud for trying to keep his major holding, the Chicago Sun-Times, from going under. The Feds appointed Bush crony Richard Breeden to be Special Monitor of the Sun-Times, preventing Black from selling the newspaper in 2004 for $18 a share. Breeden later gifted himself with $50 million as monitor and gave his accomplices $250 million from the company's funds. He then forced the remaining husk of Sun-Times Media Group into bankruptcy in April 2009. Wiping out all the newspaper shareholders. Bravo to Trump for partially correcting this injustice to Conrad Black. Now if only Trump could investigate Breeden for why he held on to the $7 billion in Madoff money that belonged to Jeffrey Pickower, money he was supposed to release to Madoff's victims promptly instead of looting these held funds to pay Breeden's sky high legal bills.

  • Virginia B. Britton
    Virginia B. Britton Month ago +2

    Pardon who again ?

  • paulbsmokin
    paulbsmokin Month ago +1

    They were neighbors for 30 years. At least he isn't a drug dealer or terrorist. Those were the Clintons and Obama's favorite people they liked to pardon.

  • kinn grimm
    kinn grimm Month ago +1

    Does Black still own these media outlets? If yes i guess someone just bought himself some good press ^^

  • KLM Hooked Moore
    KLM Hooked Moore Month ago

    An effing in your face white privilege crook (Trump) pardoning another white privilege crook. What else is new in Trump world?

  • Stoney Curtis
    Stoney Curtis Month ago +8

    All you need to get pardoned in the USA is say loving things about the dear leader~!

    • John Allen Lauridsen Jr.
      John Allen Lauridsen Jr. Month ago +1

      @Space Angel I'm in
      Too many retardedly moronic assclowns can't say there's only two genders. Purge.

    • Space Angel
      Space Angel Month ago +1

      you can be a domestic terrorist

    • Linda Minton
      Linda Minton Month ago +1

      Or donate to bill Clinton's reelection campaign like Marc Rich did, at least President Trump does it while in office and not on his way out like democrats do.

  • David Ellis
    David Ellis Month ago +8

    Trump not draining the swamp.

  • Linda Minton
    Linda Minton Month ago +3

    So what? Obozo pardoned chelsea manning.

    • Linda Minton
      Linda Minton Month ago +1

      @John Harris Ditto.

    • John Harris
      John Harris Month ago +1

      Your tribalism is showing.

    • Linda Minton
      Linda Minton Month ago +1

      @Stoney Curtis Yeah, manning got off easier by not having to serve the sentence, Conrad Black is just getting his ability to reenter the United States.

    • Mr Jones
      Mr Jones Month ago +2

      Linda Minton...Sure, Obama reduced Manning's sentence to 7 years. The difference is Trump is a SHITBAG and pardoned Black because he wrote a book praising Trump...NO OTHER REASON. You must be a really ignorant POS, to still be supporting Trump, even after all his lies, all his frauds, all his unethical behavior, all of his incompetence. Trump is alienating our allies, damaging U.S. credibility, and doing harm to our national interests. Trump is a financially compromised Russian asset. All those sanctioned Russian oligarchs, like Yevgeny Prigozhin, Aras Agalarov, Oleg Deripaska, Roman Abramovich...96 in all, many of them helped fund Trump's 2016 campaign to the tune of tens of millions of dollars...and filtered other monies directly to Trump through shell companies and illicit real estate deals. Russian organizations, IRA, Concord Management, Consulting LLC, which are controlled by a Russian oligarch, Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close ally of Putin's spent more than $1.25 million a month just on social media campaigns favoring Trump in the months leading up to the election according to the special counsel Robert Mueller. A Russian American energy tycoon-who boasted to a Kremlin official in July 2016 of being “actively involved in Trump’s election campaign”-donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Trump Victory fund. And a company affiliated with a sanctioned Russian oligarch paid $1 million to Michael Cohen, then Trump’s personal lawyer, for unspecified services after the election. For example, consider Russian oligarch Aras Agalarov’s transfer of $20 million to an American bank account just days after a meeting that he organized between the Trump campaign’s most senior officials, including Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner, and a Russian government attorney.Does anyone actually believe they did it out of the goodness of their hearts?...or because they think Trump is a swell guy? A much more plausible theory is that Trump is DEEP in the pocket of Russian oligarchs, which is the same thing as being in the pocket of the Kremlin.
      You MAGAtards are a special kind of stupid.

    • Stoney Curtis
      Stoney Curtis Month ago +5

      No he didn't. Manning's sentence was commuted. (not a pardon)
      Research what you post before making a fool of yourself.

  • Mr Chains
    Mr Chains Month ago +1

    wow its now cbs real news.

  • TD Paul
    TD Paul Month ago +6

    Wow🙄....high profile corruption‼️

  • Make Racists Afraid Again

    If you voted for Trump or even if you voted for Bernie (after he endorsed Hillary) this Disaster is YOUR FAULT!

    • John Harris
      John Harris Month ago +1

      @Linda Minton Maybe it was because Chelsea Manning actually performed a valuable service for the nation, at huge personal risk, by revealing terrible acts of the US Military, while Conrad Black never performed a service for anyone except Trump and himself.

    • Linda Minton
      Linda Minton Month ago

      @Kid Icarus Than why did he commute Manning's sentence?

    • Kid Icarus
      Kid Icarus Month ago +2

      @Linda Minton please do a little bit of research and you will learn that Obama was actually a pretty staunch establishment figurehead. He was not at all for whistleblowers such as Chelsea Manning or Julian Assange. Or Edward Snowden.

    • Linda Minton
      Linda Minton Month ago +2

      So what? Obozo pardoned chelsea manning and hundreds of gangbangers, clinton pardoned marc rich. At least this man deserved it.

    • Cosmo Joe
      Cosmo Joe Month ago +2

      bernie pulled people from the right that didn't go on to vote for hillary, trump was closer to bernie on 'worker politcs' rhetoric so they voted for him.same thing will happen again