Saturday, June 16, 2012

Bidzina Ivanishvili gets "stood up" by Hilary Clinton in Batumi Georgia

Hillary Clinton & Sam Patten - "three is company" with Bidzina Ivanishvili/Bush Cheney team 

-This tape, Real TV, Tbilisi Georgia, is about Bidzina Ivanishvili did not meet with Hilary Clinton. The opposition say he did not meet because he is a leader and will meet with Clinton as a leader face to face or together with Saakashvili. Than the TV provides a story how Ivanishvili wanted to promote himself through the international high quality lobbyists and PR managers, spin doctors but even though could not become a world famous leader. 

TV says that Clinton strongly encouraged Ivanishvili to follow and obey the country legislation and adopted rules. I guess that means not to rock the boat with what the US has planned for Georgia and three is company. 

In the last few months various governmental TV stations have been making a limited number of stories about Ivanishvili's lobbing campaign, how it is not getting the bang for the buck. It is not even being paid too much attention to these days  a lot of other political events happening. Meanwhile, various cohorts are laughing all the way to the bank.

In this story, link above, is told that Ivanishvili is just loosing money when he hires this lobbing companies, AKA Sam Patten and Crew, Freedom House, Republican Institute and various cold warriors - as he is till getting no results.

Hillary Clinton ven refused to meet him during her June visit to Georgia, Batumi, a part of the world well know to her nutty family for the hazelnut business.  So now he must be seriously upset. 

Cry, cry -the Republicans are betting on the wrong house in Georgia!

I had a funny feeling at the time that this matter is time-critical. Now I am sure, putting together all the connections with Saakashvili, Sam Patten the hired gun spin doctor, the US State Department, that my dismissal was part of a game of bait and switch designed to fix the political future of Georgia – its transition to the next US choice of leader.

Sam Patten on Wikipedia cable releases

Now think to yourself, if you were Pentagon and Neo Con and Atlantic Council Intel, what would be the VERY BEST say to stuff a rag down the throats of snotty Yale staff members at US Embassies all around the globe, so they mind their Ps and Qs when writing their internal memos, at the upper end of Unclassified reports?
Read this cable below, and just think how CAREFUL every embassy robot will be in the future, writing cables to report to the State Dept. what is going on.

On April 30, 2008, US Ambassador Bass met with political consultants Jeremy Rosner and Sam Patten, of Greenberg Associates, the American political consulting company hired by the ruling National Movement party.  Rosner said the UNM [has close ties with republic party in the US, via Sam Patton].
Patten said their April 20 numbers show that the overall ballot position has been consistent for two months.  It would be interesting to know who carried out this research and the nexus to the US State Department and just how the poll was actually conducted. Rosner said after allocating undecided voters likely to vote, the polls indicate about 57 percent support for the United National Movement [UNC], which will likely equate to another constitutional majority in Parliament.  He added that their research shows jobs are people's foremost concern, and territorial integrity and social benefits alternate in second place. 

According to Rosner, “the UNC and other opposition have failed to articulate a message, which has resulted in sinking numbers.  The pollster said the UNM's biggest challenge is to ensure their expected victory is accepted as politically legitimate, both by the Georgian people and the international community.”  (Rosner accurately predicted the results of the January 5 presidential election.” 

Subject: Sam Patten
Date: Friday, 23 December, 2011, 11:18
Sam Patten
Principal at Office of Sam Patten, LLC
Washington D.C. Metro Area

Public Relations and Communications
•           Principal at Office of Sam Patten, LLC
•           Senior Program Manager, Eurasia at Freedom House
•           Senior Advisor/Speechwriter to Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs at U.S. Department of State
•           Director, International Ventures at Marsh Copsey + Associates


Sam Patten's Summary
Professional Experience
--Counseled senior political figures both in the United States and multiple countries on communications strategies [rigging elections and media spin]
--Designed innovative public affairs and strategic communications programs in complex environments;
--Managed successful political campaigns domestically and internationally;
--Written as a journalist and speechwriter to political and corporate leaders;
--Written scripts and co-directed advertisements in multiple countries

--Continue to broaden practice internationally, especially in Asia, Africa and South America
-Campaign design and management
-Creative problem-solving
Sam Patten's Experience
Office of Sam Patten, LLC

January 2009 – Present (3 years)
 Providing advisory services for international communications projects in partnership with governments, political parties, non-governmental organizations and private sector concerns. Currently, I am advising a presidential campaign in Romania.
Senior Program Manager, Eurasia
Freedom House
 Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry
 2009 – April 2011 (2 years)
 Managed programs in support of freedom and human rights in former Communist countries, analyzed policies and developed expert opinions, testified before Congress and published widely in advocating for these goals.
Senior Advisor/Speechwriter to Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs
U.S. Department of State
 Government Agency; 10,001+ employees; International Affairs industry
 June 2008 – January 2009 (8 months)
Advised the undersecretary on democracy promotion and served as speechwriter and public affairs officer
Director, International Ventures
Marsh Copsey + Associates
 April 2005 – March 2008 (3 years)
 Developed and managed international political and strategic communications projects in Iraqi Kurdistan, Thailand, Albania and Ukraine. Directed public opinion research activities, media production and general campaign consulting.
Resident Political Director for Iraq
International Republican Institute
 Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; International Affairs industry
 March 2004 – February 2005 (1 year)
 Implemented research, campaign training, political party development, voter education and GOTV programs in advance of Iraq's first free election. Conducted monthly national polls, focus groups and created media products in support of programmatic objectives. Directed staff of 20 and co-administering annual budget of approximately $10MM.

Country/Political Director
International Republican Institute
 Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; International Affairs industry
 April 2001 – February 2005 (3 years 11 months)
 Served as country director in Russia from 2001-4 managing representative office in Moscow, conducting political training programs and designing special projects in public opinion research, media coaching and production. Transferred to Baghdad, Iraq in March 2004 to help with preparations for first election. Built a political research and training program, oversaw active polling and focus group program and launched a media center focusing on Get-Out-the-Vote promotion [AKA vote rigging].
Country Director, Russia
International Republican Institute
 Nonprofit; 51-200 employees; International Affairs industry
 April 2001 – March 2004 (3 years)
 Administered a $1.5 MM annual democratization program focused on training political party leaders in campaign strategies, and other related initiatives to advance USG interests in the region. Conducted three nation-wide polls and produced GOTV televisions spots in run-up to
Legislative Assistant
U.S. Senator Susan Collins
 September 1999 – April 2001 (1 year 8 months)
 Advised the Senator on foreign policy and defense issues. Also served as a state office representative in Portland, Maine responsible for constituent outreach and political operations.
Campaign Coordinator
Bush-Cheney 2000
 July 2000 – November 2000 (5 months)
 Drafted and implemented state campaign plan, directed earned media activities, coordinated surrogate visits, organized multiple rallies by Governor Bush and directed major donor events.
Public Affairs Director
Golden Eagle Partners
 January 1998 – September 1999 (1 year 9 months)
 Almaty, Kazakhstan; co-founded and directed the activities of a client service group providing governmental and public affairs advice to companies in Kazakhstan.  Published the authoritative daily news wire on industry and politics.

Government Affairs Manager
Hurricane Investments
 March 1997 – December 1998 (1 year 10 months)
 Almaty, Kazakhstan; coordinated government and public affairs activity for the first oil production company to be privatized in Central Asia. Designed and implemented high-impact public affairs plan.
Public Affairs Consultant
Chevron Munaigaz, Inc
 December 1996 – March 1997 (4 months)
 , Almaty, Kazakhstan; advised on the administration of a $1.3 MM public affairs program, coordinated a human resources campaign and authored a manual on hiring.
Finance Director
Collins for Senator
 March 1996 – December 1996 (10 months)
 directed fund-raising activities in a successful U.S. Senate campaign that raised $1.6 MM and closed with a surplus, out-raised principal opponent by more than 2:1.
Public Affairs Director
Golden Eagle Advisors
 July 1995 – March 1996 (9 months)
 Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics & Strategic Research, Almaty, Kazakhstan; responsible for the institute's image-building and placing graduates with jobs in public and private sectors. Taught graduate-level course on comparative politics.

Press Secretary
Collins for Governor
 July 1994 – November 1994 (5 months)
 Coordinated media activities and assisted in development/implementation of campaign strategy.
The Camden Herald
 July 1993 – July 1994 (1 year 1 month)
 Covered news in five municipalities, wrote regular columns and won awards from the Maine Press Association for investigative journalism and opinion/editorial writing.
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