Saiom Shriver

Gold Star - 21,196 Points (Ohio)

National Enquirer Lies - Poem by Saiom Shriver

Forests are bulldozed.. animals die
for the National Enquirer's constant lies
To the Enquirer:
George Clooney's never been gay
and Nixon didn't kill JFK

Topic(s) of this poem: lies


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The same people who framed Nixon
for Watergate
killed JFK. Cui bono?
Who benefited?

1. He planned to abolish the Federal Reserve
2. He planned to end the war in Vietnam
3. He planned to abolish the CIA. Lee Harvey
Oswald was a CIA employee. When Jim
Garrison asked for his records, the CIA said
they'd been accidentally shredded in the copier.
4. He planned to end Israel's nuclear arms.



Generoso Pope, Jr., a former C.I.A. operative, is the founding owner of the Enquirer according to 1 website. Some wonder if the paper was taken over in order to float false stories as a political objective.

Despite the Enquirer's legal tactics of filing copious delays, they have lost many lawsuits because of the cavalier way they wreck people's lives with fabrications. Many times more lawsuits would have been won against the paper if besides proving a reckless disregard of the truth, those lied against had also to prove actual malice.


The National Enquirer paid Shirley Jones out of court for their libel against her

http: //www.nytimes.com/1984/04/27/us/national-enquirer-agrees-to-settle-with-shirley-jones-in-libel-suit.html


Philip Seymour Hoffman friend files 50 million dollar lawsuit against Enquirer

http: //www.eonline.com/news/508335/philip-seymour-hoffman-friend-files-50-million-libel-lawsuit-against-national-enquirer-over-gay-love-affair-story


In Burnett v National Enquirer the California appeals court ruled that the Enquirer was not a newspaper! and therefore was not covered by the libel laws.

https: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burnett_v._National_Enquirer, _Inc.

http: //fabquote.co/wp-content/uploads/Stop-telling-lies-about-me.jpg

The National Enqurer was forced to pay a large settlement for reporting that a woman had had an affair with Richard Nixon.

http: //www.lotsofessays.com/viewpaper/1692481.html? page=2

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 22, 2015



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