Google's Eric Schmidt: Trump Admin Will Do "Evil Things"

Tyler Durden's picture

As we reported earlier, thousands of Google employees staged protests on Monday over Trump's executive order on immigration with Bloomberg noting that more than two thousand Google employees participated across several offices.

What we did not report, however, is what Google executive chairman and staunch Hillary supporter - recall the leaked Podesta email which revealed Google's strategic plan to help Democrats win the election - Eric Schmidt told an earlier audience of Google employees. Quoting BuzzFeed, the CEO of one of the world's biggest and most influential companies said that the "Trump administration is “going to do these evil things as they’ve done in the immigration area and perhaps some others."

For a company whose original motto was "don't be evil", but was changed to "do the right thing" when Google became Alphabet, one would expect Google to be an expert in such matters, and yet questions remain.

Schmidt’s opposition to Trump's immigration policy is noteworthy, according to the website, "because Schmidt has at least twice traveled to Trump Tower to meet with the president and his advisers, but has struggled to gain a foothold in Trump’s circle." As reported extensively here, Schmidt had close ties to the Obama administration and supported Hillary Clinton’s campaign for president, facts not lost on Trump’s advisers.  More recently, Google hired the infamous Eric Braverman, the former Clinton Foundation CEO, to "oversee the non-investment side of the family office of Alphabet Inc. Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy."

Schmidt's full transcript per Buzzfeed:

“I can tell you that the tone of this government is very much economic growth,” Schmidt told employees, according to the transcript provided by a source. “And so I think at the end of the day, they are going to do these evil things as they’ve done in the immigration area and perhaps some others, but the core focus is going to be to get the growth rate in the country — which is roughly one and a half to two percent — up another point by simply pushing through increases in federal spending and overcoming the tea party.”

In short, it is clear why there is bad blood between Schmidt and Trump, and it will only get worse should Trump put limits on Google's H1-B hiring ambitions.

It also appears that any negotiations between Trump and Google are now over, and if Trump feels particularly vindictive, he could do some serious damage to Google's infamous offshore tax avoidance structures. 

In the past, Google had justified its meetings with Trump by arguing that it was better to work behind the scenes than make public statements that could alienate people the company needs to work with. “But meeting with Trump was a public statement,” one Google employee told BuzzFeed News on Monday. Referring to a “summit” meeting of tech leaders at Trump Tower, the employee continued, “Eric meeting privately with Trump after the summit was a public statement because that was reported on. So they have made public statements, just not ones — before this weekend — that resist the immigration [order].”

In this particular case, the statement may have also meant fully burning down any bridge connecting the company to the White House.

According to an earlier report by Vice about the same meeting, Schmidt told employees that he had tried to fight the immigration order. “These prejudicial actions are discriminatory and anti-globalization, and I did everything I could to cause a different outcome,” he said. “There are limits to what we can do, there’s no question if the company is asked to do something that’s counter to our values, we would oppose it and actively fight it.”

According to a previous report by the NYT, in early January just as Congress began its new session, Google threw a "swanky" party for 600 people in Washington, DC, celebrating Republican lawmakers. The NYT said that Schmidt’s “East Coast charm offensive” with Republican political leaders is part of Google’s effort to dispel the idea that it is a bastion for Democrats. It appears to have failed in this endeavor.

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Syrin's picture

Evil things like winning the Nobel Peace Prize then dropping 100,000 bombs on the Mid east creating millions of refugees, or evil like Pizzagate with Podesta the Molesta?   We need some clarity here.

Darktarra's picture

Hey that reminds me, where the fuck is Trump's nobel prize?  I mean he had an even larger hurdle to overcome to become president!  He should get a Nobel prize by default! 

Bastiat's picture

"Evil things"  You'd know, Schmidt.

nope-1004's picture

Whatever Schmidt.  Google is having it's time, and it's time will surely end at some point. 

carbonmutant's picture

Evil things like censoring political information you don't like?

Sanity Bear's picture

Google motto 2004: Don’t be evil
Google motto 2010: Evil is tricky to define
Google motto 2013: We make military robots... also, we help hillary overthrow governments

Uzda Farce's picture
Uzda Farce (not verified) Sanity Bear Jan 31, 2017 3:21 PM

Eric Schmidt and his "senior advisor" Jared Cohen are members of the Rockefeller/CFR along with Bill Clinton, Lloyd Blankfein and George Soros. See member lists at cfr dot org.

Cohen is a CFR Fellow, a former advisor to Hillary Clinton, and a Rhodes Scholar like Bill Clinton and CFR president Richard Haass.

http://www.cfr.org/experts/cybersecurity-iran-technology-and-foreign-pol...

Tom Servo's picture

Eric "most likely to be a pedo" Schmidt lecturing Trump about being evil?

 

wulf's picture

Donald Trump is showing his true color for the world to see. He already sent boots on the grounds into Yemen to help Saudi Arabia, and is sending armored vehicles to Syrian rebels. Wasn't he for world peace?? Poor deluded fools...

eatthebanksters's picture

Schmidt just declared war on Trump...guess who is gonna lose? (hint:  not Trump)

Dr. Spin's picture

Little prick, wearing those Nazi glasses...

Android is nothing more than pretty spyware Eric. As soon as there is a reasonable alternative I'm gone.

No, you're not a little price Eric, ur a mega-prick!

;-D

InjectTheVenom's picture

fuck off Eric you goofy lookin' mo-fo

MAGA

OfAllElaboratePlans's picture
OfAllElaboratePlans (not verified) InjectTheVenom Jan 31, 2017 4:44 PM

Schmidt = jew... Google board of directors...80%  jews

 

<--- go ahead & junk me for stating 'FACTS' ~ then, form your own opinion on the matter, then kick me off of ZH for the 25th time.

 

http://semiticcontroversies.blogspot.com/2015/02/2014s-forbes-rich-list-...

 

It's a good thing the MATH QUESTION isn't there anymore... Because if somebody asks you what "2+2="... You might NEVER get the answer correct. 

 

Nevermind more 'COMPLICATED' questions (such as figuring out '2%' of something).

Thought Processor's picture

 

 

Schmidt.  Hmmmmm.   Big time Hillary backer.  DNC party contributer in size and power.  He has intel ques all over his bio.  

 

He started this:  https://qz.com/520652/groundwork-eric-schmidt-startup-working-for-hillar...

 

He gave sanctuary to Braverman (I'm sure that this was negotiated) which makes me think his CIA ties are pretty tight.

 

Anyone dig up anything else worth noting?  

 

Oh yah and, maybe use duckduckgo.com from here on.

Creative_Destruct's picture

This from the sanctimonious hypocritical "no evil" EVIL Googlites who have cooperated with the NSA and the Neocon/Neoliberal intervention agenda and stored everyone's personal info. ZERO CRED. Fuck-Off Schmidt.

Tom of the Missouri's picture

"Big time Hillary backer."  - so was Trump, although I agree with most Schmidt bashers here and think Schmidt is far worse.

Crash Overide's picture

"Google motto 2004: Don’t be evil
  Google motto 2010: Evil is tricky to define
  Google motto 2013: We make military robots... also, we help hillary overthrow governments"

Google motto 2017: We are Skynet, resistance is futile

Google motto 2018: Eric Schmidt still sucking all kinds of illegal liberal immigrant NWO Starbucks cock.

fockewulf190's picture

"Evil things like censoring political information you don't like?"

Thats right, so everyone do what you can and don´t use Google´s crap as much as possible.

t0mmyBerg's picture

Good idea but hard to do.  That said I wouldnt mind seeing a story about how Eric "the Red Comrade" Schmidt was accidentally impaled while traveling on vaca through, oh i dont know, a certain forest in Wallachia

NidStyles's picture

Says the kike that actively sells personal private information (mainly of people whom oppose his agenda) and has supported the marxist push into every corner of American life while promoting the Jewish agenda of White disempowerment.

 

Yeah, if resisting against marxists is evil, them call me the most evil person on the planet, because there is no other reason to participate in this shit show other than to fight the marxists back. The vast majority of the public is not worth protecting, but they aren't going to protect themselves.

Chupacabra-322's picture

Another Pure Evil Scum Fuck CIA / In Q Tel Minion projecting exactly what he is. Psychopathy in its purest form.

Hey Eric, Evil like changing search terms & algorithms to Gas Light the masses?

Listen, Eric. You & your Deep State Satanic / Lucerferian overloads can go burn in Hell.

#PizzaGate

Ignatius's picture

No, no, don't you know that Trump invented evil?

/s

Delving Eye's picture

Wanna know how welcoming Google is? I was at an event at their NYC HQ, and the security was beyond real. I'm a white, 63-y.o. woman who wanted to use a restroom before the event started. I was not allowed on ANY floor. No employee would open the locked door to their floor to let me use the facitilies. If they did, it was cause for immediate termination. Nice.

pitz's picture

They don't want people to see the cube farms of foreigners, or take any pictures.  The outfit is highly unprofessional to the extreme.  They're a freakin' applications software programming outfit, not the creators of rocket science!

Delving Eye's picture

I finally got to use the bathroom on the 5th floor lobby by the elevators, BUT I needed to be escorted the entire way. So creepy.

NidStyles's picture

Google is a information sorting company. Think about whom they would have contracts with that would prevent them from giving open access to anyone without a security clearance, and you will start to understand whom it is that you're dealing with.

 

I would put money on Google being a front for various intelligence agencies, primarily the CIA/NSA or Mossad though.

 

They simply do not operate like a company seeking profits so much as an intel agency leveraging it's stock value determine how much influence they can bargain with economically.

 

This is textbook 4th generation warfare. You fund your operations by co-oping it out. You use the corporate presence to keep your funding rolling in legally, and to hide your black projects so no alternate intel agencies can simply look at your operating budgets to determine your capabilities. This means you can continue to gather information, without being at too much risk of discovery (Blackrock). Nothing today is not used to calculate a model or trends. Every bit is accumulated and recorded.

 

Google is an obvious front.

Ignatius's picture

The Phoenix Program has landed.  Phoenix -- the program for pacification in Vietnam (killing civilians opposed to the regime) is the template for the phony 'war on terror' and is the model for Homeland Security.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnVcappJneo

Ignatius's picture

Just when one thinks he's figured something out and that it can't get any darker...

WillyGroper's picture

2 things come to mind since hollyweird always tells us.

soylent green & invasion of the body snatchers.

:O

Joe Sichs Pach's picture

"I would put money on Google being a front for various intelligence agencies, primarily the CIA/NSA or Mossad though."

 

If this is accurate, wouldn't/shouldn't Trump be informed to some degree on it and either be for it or against it?  

DT doesn't have an issue speaking his mind and doing what he know's is right for the country.  Aside from there seeming to be no relationship or love for Google in the Trump admin, there doesn't seem to be much supporting evidence for Trump looking to stop/take down/re-organize/etc Google and/or their front.  

 

And fvk Schmidt's bullshit statements backed by nothing more than erroneous "feelings" and agenda.  

Thought Processor's picture

 

 

 "wouldn't/shouldn't Trump be informed to some degree on it?"  

 

The short answer is no.  He would likely not if he is not already part of the inside power loop that exists in D.C. and elsewhere.  He can and should inquire though and can legally demand answers though all the intel agencies can deny information in order to ensure plausible deniability (this is purposefully a grey legal area for national security reasons, go figure).  Certain security classification levels are both outside and above the Presidents purview.

 

The global intel network functions in part to both monitor and control the system in order to ensure it's ongoing operation.  

 

If Trump is not under control then the apperatus will work to ensure that he is in the future or nullified in some way.

 

As one can only imagine the damage President who is not controlled could do if he or she really wanted to expose all the Evil stuff that goes on in D.C.

 

Yah, it's that fucked up.

Chupacabra-322's picture

@ NidStyles,

Gainspan Corporation manufactures low power Wi-Fi semiconductors that form the heart of modern remote sensing, monitoring and control technologies.

Recorded Future Inc. is a Massachusetts web startup that monitors the web in real time and claims its media analytics search engine can be used to predict the future.

Keyhole Corp. created the 3D earth visualization technology that became the core of Google Earth.

The common denominator? All of these companies, and hundreds more cutting edge technology and software startups, have received seed money and investment funding from In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s own venture capital firm.

https://www.corbettreport.com/meet-in-q-tel-the-cias-venture-capital-fir...

Google: seeded by the Pentagon

In 1994?—?the same year the Highlands Forum was founded under the stewardship of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the ONA, and DARPA?—?two young PhD students at Stanford University, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, made their breakthrough on the first automated web crawling and page ranking application. That application remains the core component of what eventually became Google’s search service. Brin and Page had performed their work with funding from the Digital Library Initiative (DLI), a multi-agency programme of the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA and DARPA.

But that’s just one side of the story.

Throughout the development of the search engine, Sergey Brin reported regularly and directly to two people who were not Stanford faculty at all: Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham and Dr. Rick Steinheiser. Both were representatives of a sensitive US intelligence community research programme on information security and data-mining.

Thuraisingham is currently the Louis A. Beecherl distinguished professor and executive director of the Cyber Security Research Institute at the University of Texas, Dallas, and a sought-after expert on data-mining, data management and information security issues. But in the 1990s, she worked for the MITRE Corp., a leading US defense contractor, where she managed the Massive Digital Data Systems initiative, a project sponsored by the NSA, CIA, and the Director of Central Intelligence, to foster innovative research in information technology.

“We funded Stanford University through the computer scientist Jeffrey Ullman, who had several promising graduate students working on many exciting areas,” Prof. Thuraisingham told me. “One of them was Sergey Brin, the founder of Google. The intelligence community’s MDDS program essentially provided Brin seed-funding, which was supplemented by many other sources, including the private sector.”

https://medium.com/insurge-intelligence/how-the-cia-made-google-e836451a...

Thought Processor's picture

 

 

Well, there you go.  Nice Medium article.  

 

DARPA has basically funded all of the major computer and internet related advances in the U.S.  Their finger prints are all over the place.  

 

Linux being born at CERN is another rabbit hole.

kochevnik's picture

Globalcenter building, where Google began, was full of Mossad.  Later all Globalcenter bankruptcy documents mysteriously destroyed in building WTC7

Billy the Poet's picture

I'm a white, 63-y.o. woman who wanted to use a restroom before the event started. I was not allowed on ANY floor.

 

If you had proved that you are a woman by showing them your penis they would have welcomed you gladly.

Kirk2NCC1701's picture

"Evil" things, like arresting and prosecuting Google execs for VOTE MANIPULATION, via their Search algos?

HRH Feant's picture
HRH Feant (not verified) Bastiat Jan 31, 2017 2:30 PM

I agree. This asshole need to run to the nearest mirror and take a good look -- at himself.

Skateboarder's picture

If you look up "dweeb" or "Indiana Jones Nazi Guy" in the dictionary, you will find a picture of Eric Schmidt.

_ConanTheLibertarian_'s picture

He obviously uses Google to look at himself you silly.

Eddie Baby's picture

Schmidt is running a "How to be Evil" seminar with special guest Hillary Clinton.

Steaming_Wookie_Doo's picture

Yeah, stuff like this maybe?

https://atvmdoe.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/huge-numbers-of-famous-silicon-...

Anyway, where does this radioactive salamander get off moralizing? You'd think with the literally hundreds of applicants for any job at Google (despite the long hrs) that he wouldn't have to ask for any H1's at all. Of course, the 12-18 month avg stay for an employee means that they prefer washing thru vastly over-qualified emps who either are overworked or unchallenged. But the appellation of Googler must be worth it to get into other jobs later on for them...

goober's picture

No question there is an under belly of corruption and control mechanisms created to mind fuck the populace by Schmidt , Zuckerberg and others who were freely sucking the gov tit. Most people have no idea how serious it is and was and how our own gov was part of it all. Basically they have created a sort of matrix to mind fuck the world. Truly a den of sociopaths and control freaks engrossed with gov help and manipulation

http://www.downtoearththinking.com/our-government-created-google-and-fac...

benb's picture
Schmidt is a monster.