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Twelve Days of Xmas - Day 3 - Greedy Money Men


DAY 3: God Rest Ye Greedy Money Men

One of the most frustrating aspects of our work against the notorious animal abusing firm of Huntingdon Life Sciences, has been the on-again/off-again Fortress Investment Group campaign. Fortress is the company that financed Huntingdon Life Sciences (trading on the NYSE Arca as LSR) back a few years and allowed them to keep torturing and killing animals. Inside information has prompted SHAC to reinstate the campaign against Fortress.

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Worst case scenario, they are still financing the killing, best case scenario is that they no longer do, but must be held accountable for the close to half a million animals that have been killed by Huntingdon Life Sciences while they were fueled by Fortress funds. This Day 3 of Xmas '09 is dedicated to the greedy enablers at Fortress Investment Group.

God Rest Ye Greedy Money Men
(Dedicated to Fortress Investment Group)

God rest ye greedy money men
Let nothing block your way.
You funded L-S-R which rose
In an astounding way.
You raked in all the profits
While the beagle pups did pay

O tidings of profits and wealth
Profits and wealth
O tidings of profits and wealth

From England to America
This wretched company came
And unto all the animals
They brought enormous pain
How can they get away with it?
Fortress Investment is to blame

O tidings of torture and death
Torture and death
O tidings of torture and death

This evil company was broke
Their shares they took a dive
Until the greedy Fortress scum
Gave them loans to stay alive
O Fortress, how could you
knowing animals would die?

O tidings of blood and pain
Blood and pain
O tidings of blood and pain

To your homes, activists did come
to shout and shame your names
Your crazy neighbors took offense
and expressed to us their rage
We told them to take it up with you
that we were not to blame

O tidings of misdirected angst
Angst and dismay
O tidings of angst and dismay

'Fear not, then' said the men in masks

'Let nothing you affright'
"This day we come to free them all
And things will look so bright
To liberate them all is right
From Baker's power and might."

O weeping and whining by Cass
Whining by Cass
O weeping and whining by Cass

Now to the A-L-F & SHAC give praise
All you that profit from pain
And with true love and brotherhood
Forget this evil name - HLS
You may have lost your soul this year
But once you cut your ties
We'll take you off the target list
You'll no longer have to lie

Then back to tidings of comfort and wealth
Call in your loan, get out of this mess.

This Friday in solidarity with the SHAC Global Week of Action, activists will gather at the world headquarters of Fortress Investment Group. In keep with the theme of the holidays, we will be out in force educating the public about the cruelty that goes on behind locked doors and razor wire fences at Huntingdon Life Science. We will also be letting folks know that Fortress Investment Group is responsible for keeping this horrible killer company in business.

When: Friday, December 18, 2009 @ 4:00 pm
Where: 1345 Avenue of the Americas, NYC

Please join us in sending a message to the management of Fortress Investment Group:

Fortress Investment Group
5221 N. O'Connor Boulevard
Suite 700
Irving, TX 75039 USA
(972) 532 4300 Los Angeles:
Fortress Investment Group
9595 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 900
Beverly Hills, CA 90212 USA
(310) 300 3413

FCF Deutschland GmbH
Junghofstrasse 22
60311 Frankfurt am Main Germany
(49) 69 2549 670 New York:
Fortress Investment Group
Fortress Capital Finance III (A) LLC
1345 Avenue of the Americas, 46th Floor
New York, NY 10105 USA
(212) 798 6100

Drawbridge (Suisse) SARL
Place Longemalle 6-8
1204 Geneva Switzerland
(41) 22 310 5790 Rome:
FIG Italia S.r.l.
FCF Consulting S.r.l.
Via del Tritone 181
00187 Rome Italy
(39) 06 47972548

Hong Kong:
Fortress Investment Group (Hong Kong)
Cheung Kong Centre
Suite 4701
2 Queen's Road
Central, Hong Kong
(852) 3658 2730 San Diego:
Fortress Investment Group
750 B Street, Suite 2700
San Diego, CA 92101 USA
(619) 881 6910

Fortress Investment Group (Japan) GK
Roppongi Hills
Keyakizaka Terrace 404
6-15-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku
Tokyo 106-0032 Japan
81 3 6438 4400 San Francisco:
Fortress Investment Group
One Market Street
Spear Tower, 35th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 293 7965

Fortress Investment Group (UK) Ltd.
5 Savile Row
London, England W1S 3PD
(44) 207 290 5600 Sydney:
Fortress Investment Group (Australia) PTY Ltd
Level 43, AMP Centre
50 Bridge Street
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
(61) 2 8239 1900

Fortress Canada Investment Corp.
Bay Wellington Tower, Suite 3210
181 Bay Street, BCE Place
Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2T3 Canada
(416) 862 8720

Fortress' Board of Directors

Wesley R. Edens
Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board

Daniel H. Mudd
Chief Executive Officer and Director
(this e-mail address may bounce back)

Peter L. Briger, Jr.
Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board

Robert I. Kauffman
Principal and Director 

Randal A. Nardone
Principal and Director 

Michael E. Novogratz
Principal and Director

Dr. Richard N. Haass

Daniel N. Bass
Chief Financial Officer

Douglas L. Jacobs

Howard Rubin

Takumi Shibata

George W. Wellde Jr.

Fortress employees directly involved in the Anchor loan:

Michael Polidoro

Michael Eggenberg

Scott Silvers

All emails in this alert,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

As always, please keep all correspondence with Fortress polite and educational. A picture is worth a thousand words, find pictures of Huntingdon Life Sciences cruelty here:

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