Gibson CEO Says Feds Told Him Problems Would ‘Go Away’ if Labor Was Outsourced to Madagascar

Jonathon M. Seidl The Blaze 9/1/2011

The tale of the Gibson guitar raid — the one focused on the legendary guitar maker’s alleged importation and use of illegal wood — has taken an odd turn. Now CEO Henry Juszkiewicz is claiming the Feds told him that some of his problems “would go away” if the […]

Aristocracy Hypocrisy: Michelle Obama’s Gibson guitar gift

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 8/29/2011

GIBSON AND MICHELLE: Aristocracy Hypocrisy: Michelle Obama’s Gibson guitar gift. “If it turns out that the Indian rosewood in question is illegal contraband in the eyes of Obama’s DOJ, then Michelle Obama is just as guilty of trafficking in it as Gibson. In 2009, Michelle Obama gave Carla Bruni-Sarkozy a Gibson […]

Armed federal agents raid Gibson Guitar again, ‘browbeat’ employees

“These guys have come at our company with the full force of the US government. They browbeat our employees—took hourly workers into a room with five armed people browbeating them without legal counsel. I’m a business guy… If I’m doing something wrong, tell me. But coming in with a SWAT team as your […]

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