Ok i am going to type this out and if you don't mind
prettying this up. The Palantir load on my MacBook
corrupted the system files so I need to
reinstall when i get home. So trusty iPad has to do for now.
In all cases the following tactics apply. Use existing
voices meet your
objectives. Profile not only the organizations but the
so you know how to most effectively use them. Create
multiple actors to
deliver against specific objectives. One person might be
purely used to
burn in the process of legitimizing another personna. There
is no cookie
cutter methodology. While certain methods can be used
campaign is different and how you apply tactics to achieve
to be tailored. Humor and ridicule always work better than
dry facts. If
you can deliver facts through humor or ridicule all the
Uschamberwatch is very politically connected. Established
by CtW and Andy
Stern. Associated with many powerful behind the scenes dc
are not one to use theatrical performances or over
jestures. The people in
this case are less important than the organization. So need
1. Paint USChamberWatch as an operative of CtW and the
unions. At the same
time need to highlight the organization of the unions
against the chamber.
Show the flow of union members to CtW and the closeness of
2. Talk about the unions being an inhibitor to progress
against the chambers
focus of staying on top of a changing world. Forcing jobs
to stay in the us
and fighting for unrealistic individual benefits in a
downed economy is
hurting the US and employees which the chamber is working
to ensure US
businesses prosper in a global economy and fostering the
creation of new
jobs in the us through fostering innovation and
Something like that. Packaged in the right mediums this
could be powerful.
3. Might try creating a false document and see if they pick
Probably financial information for a period they have
such tap transaction didn't occur. Create a fake insider
personna and start
communications with CtW. At the right point release the
and paint this as an CtW contrived operation. They can't be
stick to truth, etc.
4. Make the connection to velvet revolution and their
radical tactics. That
they are all loosely operating together. Depending on the
connection we can make this may need to be more conspiracy
based by a
separate but very vocal personna.
5. If needed we may need t create two fake insider
personnas using one to
discredit the other giving the second immediate legitimacy.
complicated and needs to be well thought out. You need a
strategies fir this to work thinking through the vetting
USChamberWatch will likely ask.
6. Create a humor piece about the leaders of CtW.
Velvet revolution is a radical theatrical organization.
They like the
spotlight. In this case there are personalities and back
They are a grassroots organization with many ties to other
groups. They run on limited funds and work on the fringes
of the political
process. Their job is to make noise and keep the argument
alive in the
1. Attack kimberlin and after a series of attacks on his
making ties to the back office folks like keese, gelt, and
discrediting them by association. Done in the right way
this can cause them
to distance themselves and also funders from kimberlin.
2. Attack their antics as self-serving and childish.
3. It should be easy to create some information and get
them to run with
it. In this case since their are such vocal supporters and
manipulate them both to further this course. This will take
a few different
persons to play the different groups. Need to classify
and appropriate actions to illicit the right responses.
Some basic thoughts. Problem with this is without a full
analysis we are
shooting from the hip without complete data and courses of
action. I really
am anxious of providing this to them for fear the will use
it to judge our
overall ability. Cart before the horse. Not sure if you
want more direct
associations with more enumerated individuals. I have some
analysis but that should be a result of paid analysis.
Sent from my iPad
On Nov 29, 2010, at 10:23 AM, Sam Kremin
Yeah, don't put a ton of effort into the mock report. I
think just something
as simple as what you've told me about the difference
between velvet and
uschamberwatch and really simply their pressure points
would be more than
enough. Regarding meeting with Bob, I hope that either
tomorrow or more
likely Wednesday we can meet. Once they respond to our
labor cat submission,
I'll see what they would be available for.
On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Aaron Barr
> Working on the resumes. On the report sure. We are
finishing up our
> drive today so I will get to it soonest. Basically what
> entail is a link chart of key people in the distribution
> information, background information on each individual
and ways to
> counteract their effect on group.. I don't have these
> I would have to cut from scratch and as I understood the
> he didn't want us to put that level of effort into it?
> we getting together with Bob this week?
> From my iPhone
> On Nov 29, 2010, at 9:54 AM, Sam Kremin
> > Aaron,
> > I hope you are not worse for the wear after your trek
to the midwest.
> Today, like I said in the other Email, we'll be creating
mock intel reports
> to give to Hunton. Could you make up a mock report that
you think would be
> the most helpful for the lay people at Hunton to
understand what you would
> be doing? Also, could you send over the resumes of the
people who will work
> this project, so that we can include them with our
resumes and the reports?
> > Thanks,
> > Sam
> > --
> > Samuel Kremin
> > Analyst/Consultant
> > Berico Technologies
> > 703.473.1493
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