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Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:12 | 1418199 Dental Floss Tycoon
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Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

Of course it is in jeopardy.  Justice is not for Guinean housekeepers who might be involved involved in petty criminal activities.  It's for the good people involved in major criminal activities. 

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:25 | 1418410 slaughterer
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DSK? there is an office waiting for him at Goldman Sachs.  After all, he lives in the neighborhood now. 

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 12:31 | 1419241 FeralSerf
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"...  new report prepared for Prime Minister Putin by the Federal Security Service (FSB) says that former International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was charged and jailed in the US for sex crimes on May 14th after his discovery that all of the gold held in the United States Bullion Depository located at Fort Knox was ‘missing and/or unaccounted’ for.

According to this FSB secret report, Strauss-Kahn had become “increasingly concerned” earlier this month after the United States began “stalling” its pledged delivery to the IMF of 191.3 tons of gold agreed to under the Second Amendment of the Articles of Agreement signed by the Executive Board in April 1978 that were to be sold to fund what are called Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) as an alternative to what are called reserve currencies.

This FSB report further states that upon Strauss-Kahn raising his concerns with American government officials close to President Obama he was ‘contacted’ by ‘rogue elements’ within the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) who provided him ‘firm evidence’ that all of the gold reported to be held by the US ‘was gone’.

Upon Strauss-Kahn receiving the CIA evidence, this report continues, he made immediate arrangements to leave the US for Paris, but when contacted by agents working for France’s General Directorate for External Security (DGSE) that American authorities were seeking his capture he fled to New York City’s JFK airport following these agents directive not to take his cell-phone because US police could track his exact location.

Once Strauss-Kahn was safely boarded on an Air France flight to Paris, however, this FSB report says he made a ‘fatal mistake’ by calling the hotel from a phone on the plane and asking them to forwarded the cell-phone he had been told to leave behind to his French residence, after which US agents were able to track and apprehend him.

Within the past fortnight, this report continues, Strauss-Kahn reached out to his close friend and top Egyptian banker Mahmoud Abdel Salam Omar to retrieve from the US the evidence given to him by the CIA. Omar, however, and exactly like Strauss-Kahn before him, was charged yesterday by the US with a sex crime against a luxury hotel maid, a charge the FSB labels as ‘beyond belief’ due to Omar being 74-years-old and a devout Muslim.

In an astounding move puzzling many in Moscow, Putin after reading this secret FSB report today ordered posted to the Kremlin’s official website a defense of Strauss-Khan becoming the first world leader to state that the former IMF chief was a victim of a US conspiracy. Putin further stated, “It’s hard for me to evaluate the hidden political motives but I cannot believe that it looks the way it was initially introduced. It doesn’t sit right in my head.”

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 14:22 | 1419654 Dental Floss Tycoon
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What a great conspiracy theory.  My favorite so far.  

Might even be true!

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:10 | 1418202 Zedge Hero
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This weeks newscast on the Greek protest and the end of QE2.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:28 | 1418218 Sean7k
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Now that Lagarde is elected, the case against DSK is falling apart. Why won't the news media put two and two together? 

Yes, that was rhetorical...

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:28 | 1418224 AnAnonymous
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That's troublesome:

-conspiracy theory that this guy was set up so he is forced to resigned


-conspiracy theory that this guy bought his way out of a rape by resigning from his position.


It is a US driven world and a key rule is the following:

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:33 | 1418227 AnAnonymous
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That DSK story was seminal in some sort, exposing the freedom of speek US kind.


That man comes from a world where women are free to talk against their rapists.

The negro woman comes from a world where women are prevented from talking about their rape.

And it is very interesting. Because as it was postulated by this site, this DSK man had other events before being compromized by that negro woman. Events performed on women who are free to talk against their rapists.


At this point, the nature of freedom brought by the US appears, and freedom for whom.


In both worlds, rape happen. But in that negro woman world, the rapists have to coerce the victims into silence, they have to pressure women. And a victim crossing the line of the prohibition can receive support from her communauty as it is happening right now.

In the US free world, wom en censor themselves. They chose not to talk while they could. Because they felt lonely, because they knew they would go through character assassination, because they knew it would be useless.


Wonderful world for a rapist. Because it brings peace of mind. In that negro world, a rapist is prevented from denying his rape. If he does, he will forget about pressuring a woman into silence.

In the US world order, the rapist is reinforced in his way by the acts of the women. A rapist rapes a woman. The woman is free to talk. As she does not talk, then it is an evidence he did not rape that women. Else she would have talked.

This is the kind of freedom the US has brought to the world: freedom from the criminals. Criminal minds in the US world order have managed to render their victims so helpless that criminals no longer face the burden of trying to avoid social condemnation.

Until they cross path with a backward society member, where freedom of speech has still some power.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:38 | 1418249 Sean7k
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The woman was a tool. This is not about rape (we are all raped daily), this is about disciplining Elites that go astray. DSK has evidently made amends and will be rewarded with the French presidency. 

Please try to keep up. You are looking for justice as an ideal- it does not exist.


Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:00 | 1418328 AnAnonymous
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Hard to keep up. This guy might or might have been set up. Stories surfacing showed he had antecedents. Looks more like a guy who got into a corner and traded his way out of the corner than a set up guy.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:01 | 1418350 Sean7k
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It is indeed, but all Elites are exposed by their bad behavior to elicit the result wanted- see Clinton/Lewinski, Margaret Thatcher, etc. Once they realize who is really in charge, they toe the line and are rehabilitated or removed from the Earth.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:17 | 1418389 imapopulistnow
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Or did DSK get lacrossed?

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:26 | 1418428 falak pema
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He may still end up a 'ze boss' in Franc with his lacross as crucifix of honor...

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:42 | 1418500 Broomer
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All you need to know about it, from the NYT article:

According to the two officials, the woman had a phone conversation with an incarcerated man within a day of her encounter with Mr. Strauss-Kahn in which she discussed the possible benefits of pursuing the charges against him. The conversation was recorded.

Within a day of her encounter... why didn't we know about this earlier? </rhetorical question>

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 10:12 | 1418673 Dental Floss Tycoon
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Would not discussions regarding "benefits" whether positive or negative be normal for someone in her situation?

But that aside I believe as many others that some person or persons decided to take him out so they chose this as a more polite form of two to the head. 

Strauss-Kahn was probably getting too uppity.  Having been censured he can now be rehabilitated.



Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:31 | 1418220 THE DORK OF CORK
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Perhaps there is a real division between the US treasuary & the BIS

Maybe these organisations are not happy campers.

Interesting pro BIS series from Eric de Carbonnel - maybe this could explain the DSK Drama - maybe there are no good guys , just bad & ugly.

Comes in 4 parts.......


Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:38 | 1418239 tip e. canoe
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dork, been thinking along similar lines ever since i watched those videos.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:56 | 1418329 THE DORK OF CORK
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Yes well I kind of veer towards new Dealism but this gives me a moment of pause - certainly the ditching of the Hybrid Gold standard has been a epic disaster.

Ultimate power corrupts I guess.

The FED asked to become a member of the BIS in the 50s but the treasury politely refused asking only cordial relations be kept.

I think the BIS decided to take the Dollar out during the Clinton Administration when the FED joined the Board of the BIS - but who really knows.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 10:47 | 1418835 Dental Floss Tycoon
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Thanks for the link to the videos Dork.  

Not very enlightning though, just more information to confuse me.

And just when I had decided it was all the bankers fault.


Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:33 | 1418226 youngman
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The accuser supposedly has seveal bank accounts with $100, is that possible...I thought she was on welfare....

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:30 | 1418440 MachoMan
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because the profiteers of moral hazard come in all sizes and shapes...

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:30 | 1418229 Dreadker
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All smoke and mirrors people... all smoke and mirrors...

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:46 | 1418256 famousamos
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If DSK was in fact set up, and this was to get him removed as IMF chief, what are the leading theories as to why they wanted him out?

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:16 | 1418387 Agent P
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I believe the answer is PIIGy haircuts.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:23 | 1418404 Gully Foyle
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"what are the leading theories as to why they wanted him out?"

Hey now Little fella that's a good question. Putin was rumored to claim it was over missing Gold at Fort Knox. Others was to knock him out of the French presidency running.

The reality is something complex that involves aspects of both and other currents we will never guess at.


Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:52 | 1418287 swissinv
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time to bring the maid to prison for drug dealing and money laundering... that's the price when playing the game with the big boyz!

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:57 | 1418339 buzzsaw99
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deport her nasty ass permanently

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 08:57 | 1418338 snowball777
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Ex-Goldman director Gupta SEC Case Postponed Indefinitely

Sounds like somebody turned state's evidence.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:02 | 1418344 buzzsaw99
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because the squid fears the sec soo much? ha!

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:10 | 1418378 snowball777
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Not to roll on the squidz....on Raj the Rat and his big ship of foolios.

Fri, 07/01/2011 - 09:26 | 1418427 Careless Whisper
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trial balloon of the day:

Candidate for Treasury Secretary...

...and Commodity Futures Trading Commission head Gary Gensler are others mentioned as possible nominees.



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