[WAR] 12 Days of Xmas: Day 3 – God Rest Ye Greedy Money Men

OPERATION: 12 DAYS OF XMAS ’09

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. For more detailed information, click on the graphic above or go to: http://www.shac.net/action/financial/targets.html 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

FUCK H-L-S

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:

Dallas: 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

Frankfurt: 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 FloorNew York, NY 10105 USA (212) 798 6100

Geneva: 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 2700San Diego, CA 92101 USA (619) 881 6910

Japan: 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

London: Fortress Investment Group (UK) Ltd. FCF UK (A) III LIMITED 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

Toronto: 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 wedens@fortressinv.com

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

Peter L. Briger, Jr. Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board pbriger@fortressinv.com

Robert I. Kauffman Principal and Director rkauffman@fortressinv.com

Randal A. Nardone Principal and Director rnardone@fortressinv.com

Michael E. Novogratz Principal and Director mnovogratz@fortressinv.com

Dr. Richard N. Haass Director rhaass@fortressinv.com

Daniel N. Bass Chief Financial Officer dbass@fortressinv.com

Douglas L. Jacobs Director djacobs@fortressinv.com

Howard Rubin Director hrubin@fortressinv.com

Takumi Shibata Director tshibata@fortressinv.com

George W. Wellde Jr. Director gwellde@fortressinv.com

Fortress employees directly involved in the Anchor loan:

Michael Polidoro mpolidoro@fortress.com

Michael Eggenberg meggenberg@fortress.com

Scott Silvers ssilvers@fortress.com

All emails in this alert

wedens@fortressinv.com, dmudd@fortressinv.com, pbriger@fortressinv.com, pbriger@fortressinv.com, rkauffman@fortressinv.com, rnardone@fortressinv.com, mnovogratz@fortressinv.com, rhaass@fortressinv.com, dbass@fortressinv.com, djacobs@fortressinv.com, hrubin@fortressinv.com, tshibata@fortressinv.com, gwellde@fortressinv.com, mpolidoro@fortress.com, meggenberg@fortress.com, ssilvers@fortress.com ————————-

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:

http://calendar.yahoo.com/winanimalrights Visit the WAR MySpace page: http://www.myspace.com/winanimalrights Visit WAR on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Win-Animal-Rights/25169195791 Coming events: Mark your calendars now! Friday, December 18th – SHAC Global Day of Action – Fortress Investment Saturday, December 19th – Fur Protests Other HLS actions and ASPCA protests will be announced soon. “If you care about the animals and the earth: GO VEGAN & BUY CRUELTY FREE!” For more info contact Win Animal Rights at: winanimalrights@optonline.net Call: 646.267.9934 or visit the WAR website at: http://war-online.org

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