Tony Podesta

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Tony Podesta
Tony Podesta

Public life

Anthony T. Podesta, commonly known as Tony Podesta, is an American lobbyist best known for founding the Podesta Group. Podesta has lobbied for a variety of groups, including Bank of America, BP, and Egypt in addition to political campaigns such as Ted Kennedy, George McGovern, Michael Dukakis, and Bill Clinton. More recently, he has worked for Pennsylvania Democratic representatives Joe Sestak, Chris Carney, and Patrick Murphy, and chaired former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell's reelection campaign. He is closely connected with the Barack Obama White House and has repeatedly been named one of Washington's most powerful lobbyists and fundraisers.[3]

Tony Podesta is also found in the Guccifer leaks of Sidney Blumenthal contacts.Tony Podesta's email is present and listed as [4]

Role in #Pizzagate

The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Tony Podesta allegedly resembles a suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

a Tony Podesta and James Alefantis [1]
James Alefantis at Tony Podesta's house [2]

Connection to James Achilles Alefantis and Comet Ping Pong

Tony is connected with many figures in the "Pizzagate" scandal. He is a very close associate of James Achilles Alefantis, using Comet Ping Pong every year to host his birthday party. [5][Archived Version]

Tony Podesta also hosted Part 1 of James Alefantis' Transformer Gallery's Collector's View Series.[6] According to Washington Life Magazine, this is a common occurrence:[7]

[Tony Podesta] regularly opens his house to casual pizza parties co-hosted by his friend James Alefantis, the owner of Comet Ping Pong. Over 200 pies emerge from the outdoor pizza oven as guests wander through the house and garden while studying his art collection.

Tony Podesta is seen in a Washington Life article at a James Alefantis exhibition at his Strand on Volta gallery.[CITATION NEEDED]

Connection to former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (admitted pedophile)

Dear Mac 
Cant believe its almost 50 years since Camp Nose
I have stayed in touch with denny Hastert and jan ettelt and andy dolan all these years
Its wonderful to reconnect with you
Are you posted in new York?
I would love to see you
I have stayed involved with Japan and do some work for the Japanese Ambassador
Send me your contact information 
I look forward to seeing you 

Source: WikiLeaks(archived version)

Podesta Group and global human rights violations

The Podesta Group is accused of many human rights violations throughout the world.

See Podesta Group page's Unethical, criminal, and suspicious activities

Connection to Stratfor

By searching the Global Intelligence Files from WikiLeaks one can find Tony Podesta in Stratfor's paid subscriptions list. The subscriptions are billed to an address in Lausanne, Switzerland.[8][9]

Special thanks to Voat user Koched_Up404

Artwork owned, sponsored, or displayed by Tony Podesta

Tony Podesta is an avid lover of art and owns many pieces from many artists, as well as supports the greater art community. However, #Pizzagate researchers observed a disturbing trend among the various artists he is connected with including:

These artists works are not just provocative, but almost entirely centered around sexual abuse and exploitation of minors. He features bizarre sculptures throughout his home, such as the Arch of Hysteria by:

(5June2015)Washington Life article In it, Tony lists Louise Bourgeois and Marina Abramovic (of "spirit cooking") as among his top five favorite "artists".

He also has showings of what he describes as, "complicated films", in a specially-designed basement.

The works of:

are considered a, "Podesta favourite".[11] Tony and his wife owned many of Piccinin's works, including this display, titled The Young Family.[12]


Connection to Marina Abramovic

Connection to the Washington Post

Podesta was employed by the Washington Post, while running the Podesta Group. The Podesta Group and the Washington Post also had key "revolving door" hires from one another. For more information, see the page in this wiki for the Washington Post.

Personal assets

Podesta Group

Tony Podesta and John Podesta are co-founders of the Podesta Group, an enormously powerful lobbying organization in the United States with a long list of clients. Many clients and interests they represent have been accused of human rights violations.

See Podesta Group page's Unethical, criminal, and suspicious activities

Related institutions

Guggenheim Museum. Former Chairman of the museum's Photography Committee.[13][Archived Version] Several pieces from his personal art collection have been loaned to the Guggenheim Museum (as well as MOMA and the National Gallery of Art) as part of the Heather and Tony Podesta Art Collection.[14][Archived Version]

Associated locations


"Artistic" Works of Nude Children

Podesta owns the works of Margi Geerlinks, which often includes photos of nude children.

See also

External links