Hidden Tax on Humanity

The Iran Connection

Draft of June 3, 2017 Word count: 5,279 By Mel Rockefeller with Jeff Gates In 1986, Barry Weingart shut me out of Alpha Base Systems, the software firm that he and I co-founded along with South African Julien Bentel. Barry knew who I was. When I sued him for my equity interest, Michigan attorney Robert Kuhr was retained as counsel…

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Hidden Tax on Humanity

Chapter 4. The China Connection

Draft of October 31, 2017 Word count: 7,773 By Mel Rockefeller with Jeff Gates In January and again in March 2000, I traveled to China to launch an education-centric business model designed to provide an exclusive Internet portal into China for education. The initial reach was 235 million schoolchildren and their families. Nokia committed $150 million with another $100 million…

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Guilt by Association

Chapter 2. John McCain and Organized Crime in Arizona

Ten thousand Jews are selling booze without the law’s permission To fill the needs of a million Swedes who voted Prohibition. —Elliott Wadsworth The trans-generational influence of organized crime on the U.S. presidency will be chronicled in the forthcoming Criminal State series. Guilt by Association focuses primarily on the organized crime lineage that positioned the current candidates for the White…

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Hidden Tax on Humanity

Chapter 5. The Poland Connection

In July 2003, Russian-Jewish oligarch and mega-thief Mikhail Khodorkovsky, CEO of Yukos Oil, attended the annual telecom conference sponsored by Allen & Co. in Sun Valley, Idaho. Allen & Co. is owned largely by two brothers.[1] One brother financed Connecticut-based Westbrook Technologies, a firm that hired me in 1993. As soon as I earned a $200,000 commission, I was fired,…

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