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No Bail For DSK, Next Court Hearing May 20

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As Daily Telegraph reporter Jon Swaine notes via Twitter, DSK has been denied bail, and has been remanded to stay in custody until the next grand jury hearing which is due for May 20. Looks like DSK will now be mugshotted and stay in jail for 4 days. And so the IMF continues to be headed by a man about to spend 72 hours in prison.

 

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Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:34 | 1279584 Mongo
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What?... No BAILout for DSK?

 

Irony defined!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:45 | 1279613 J.B. Books
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Maybe his daughter can bring him lunch..!!

 

IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, better known as DSK, was having lunch with his daughter at the time when the sexual assault he is alleged to have committed supposedly took place, his lawyers say, according to French radio RMC.

http://www.businessinsider.com/dsk-alibi-2011-5

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:58 | 1279691 TruthInSunshine
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It's soooooooo like the IMF and its cartel brethren, The World Bank, to stick it in the mouths of innocents, and then stuff it up their ass, too:

FRONTLINE/WORLD: IMF Tried To Take Legal Ownership of RAINWATER in Bolivia To Secure A 'Loan' To It's Government (Bolivians Collecting Rainwater Would Have Been Engaging in Theft From IMF/World Bank)
Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:21 | 1279779 silvertrain
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thats how they roll, just ask eric sprott..

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:13 | 1279991 Cash_is_Trash
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“The IMF remains fully functioning and operational.”

What a crock of shit!

http://www.imf.org/external/np/sec/pr/2011/pr11179.htm

 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:26 | 1280025 Herman Strandsc...
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The IMF remains fully functioning and operational.”  Then what was his role if he's not missed? Surplus to requirements-au revoir.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:09 | 1279747 PulauHantu29
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BooHoo....I thought his defense would be the "OJ glove doesn't fit" story.

DSK can plead like only a frenchman can, 'I'm too big to fit into her tiny mouth."

Hey, the courtroom scene could be interesting.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:23 | 1279787 redpill
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They should get Shatner to deliver the prosecution opening statements...

 

KAAAAAHHHNNN!!!!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRnSnfiUI54

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 17:00 | 1280659 Dr. Porkchop
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He may get desperate and revert to claiming he's not into girls.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 16:45 | 1280593 DaddyO
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Now the timeline is being brought into question. The NYPD is now revisiting the hotel videos and the assertion the DSK was leaving in a hurry to have lunch with his daughter.

http://abcnews.go.com/International/imf-chief-dominique-strauss-kahns-defense-prompts-reexamination/story?id=13614434

DaddyO

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:39 | 1279615 Ahmeexnal
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Next act: DSK is found hanging in his cell.
He knows too much and it would be most unfortunate for TPTB if he opened his trap.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:41 | 1279622 GetZeeGold
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Wow....not even in IMF gold? Tough judge.

 

 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:52 | 1279666 Ahmeexnal
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While the sheeple cheer "justice served", the rug under them is being pulled.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:12 | 1279958 YHC-FTSE
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+1

Funny thing about him being a flight risk - the head of the IMF based in Washington! As for all the assertions about him "fleeing" the scene of the crime, that too is ridiculous.

 

He boarded flight 23 to Paris at 4pm Saturday (10pm Paris Saturday) due to arrive there Sunday morning (~5-6am Sunday local time, flight duration 7-8hrs). He had a meeting with Angela Merkel in Berlin on Sunday morning, so even if the meeting had convened at 11:59am, he would have had just enough time to go home, shave, change and pop out again to catch another flight to Berlin (Flight duration 1hr 35mins) to make it. It's seriously close, so I doubt he was even planning to go home when he arrived in Paris. Is that "fleeing", or trying to make a very hard schedule?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 16:19 | 1280485 outamyeffinway
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We all know by now that his schedule is hard.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 16:26 | 1280499 outamyeffinway
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dup post

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:51 | 1279668 Ahmeexnal
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IMF gold? I believe such gold has now vanished while the sheeple are distracted with the current "justice served" MSM brainwash.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:54 | 1279671 Careless Whisper
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not really that tough.

we don't have an extradition treaty with france for french citizens. (see polanski)

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:55 | 1279690 Smartie37
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soon:  WCBS reporter Mary Metro has the story----

"A surprisingly tragic development in the story today of accused IMF head DSK, as he was found xxxxxxxx in his cell and unresponsive to rescue attempts.......... 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:31 | 1280049 cowdiddly
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Goldman & JP Morgan CEO's about to be indicted on derivative trash bucketing offenses those institutions have been peddling. Due to evidence turned over to the US SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE...and the Senate Banking committee has recommended criminal prosecution. 

Derivatives are on the same level as naked shorting trash. 

here's something to chew on, whether you want to believe it or not - the bulk of the evidence turned over against these TREASONOUS SCUMBAG banksters was none other than the the head of the IMF, 2 Days later arrested in NY. He may be a pervert but I smell a squid.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:59 | 1279696 What_Me_Worry
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Holy +1, well played!

I wonder if he realizes what they will be using for currency behind bars?  

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:35 | 1279826 WALLST8MY8BALL
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10 cigs to shag DSK's Ass?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:46 | 1279860 Jonas Parker
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I doubt that there's a $3000/night suite in Riker's Island. Hope he brought lubricant in bulk!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:08 | 1280199 Head_Shots_Work
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So - I've been out of the country - a caribbean nation, hand carrying some cash to a person who employees attractive talent for, uh, services...so what's up - who's this 'dsk' guy? ha ha - JK> finally some good news. Or at least entertaining news. Just a little more fuel for the firestorm coming right guys?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:34 | 1279589 Cognitive Dissonance
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The excuse for global financial disaster and QE 3 is now sitting in jail.

Mission accomplished!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:40 | 1280333 kujo
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No means no.....Goldman

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:37 | 1279591 Joebloinvestor
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Kind of hard to argue the "no flight risk" when you get caught on a plane leaving the country......

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:38 | 1279596 dick cheneys ghost
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Will they bathe him and dump his body at sea? Seems to be the MOD for terrorists, finanical or otherwise...

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:41 | 1279611 ReallySparky
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My thoughts too, it would be just to tempting to off him in some way.  Cell mate, heart attack, suicide.  I predict he does not make it out of jail.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:55 | 1279679 Herman Strandsc...
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$10 he will choke on a bone

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:47 | 1279870 Jonas Parker
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Several "bones" in succession...

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:56 | 1279684 hedgeless_horseman
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I predict no blood test.
by hedgeless_horseman
on Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:48
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I am guessing a cocktail including cocaine, viagra, and midazolam, shaken with 1.5 oz Remy Martin VSOP, 1.5 oz Dubonnet, and .5 oz Green Chartreuse, served in a chilled deep champagne saucer.

 

Should work better when the target is already french and a pervert.  Wait 10 minutes, and present with young chamber maid.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:08 | 1279730 redpill
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Dominique Strips-Kleaners?  Some combo is going to be a ringer.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:35 | 1279600 Clueless Economist
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Fat pervert...feel sorry for that young Guinea Woman

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:39 | 1279602 TradingJoe
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First Act is Over!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:36 | 1279604 Cassandra Syndrome
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The psychopath can have all the anal sex he wants now

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:06 | 1279724 ElvisDog
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+1. Nice.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:16 | 1279752 Hooter Shaker
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Yeah, but now he is going to be the "catcher" instead of the "pitcher".   I wonder if he will be the recipient of a fastball or a slider?  Me thinks a slider....

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:57 | 1280318 Miles Kendig
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No pity for so called men of his kind

http://youtu.be/CeMeDihwyrg

Now we'll see if he gets transferred to MCC New York under the guise of broad publicity management concerns.  Fact remains that it is simply astounding that a leading member of the CondomNation crew, the crew that insists on bending over and forceably fucking the population at large without consent, or a condom is now in jail for doing precisely that. 

Classic

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:40 | 1279605 Muir
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"And so the IMF continues to be headed by a man about to spend 72 hours in prison."

Who woulda thunk it?!!

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Finally some news worth cheering about!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:53 | 1279686 Herman Strandsc...
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He's French you know.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:07 | 1279741 john39
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sure, kinda... but he also maintains that oh so special connection to the Middle East that is all the rage in the banker cult.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:37 | 1279606 J.B. Books
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Maybe his daughter can bring him lunch..!!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:41 | 1279610 velobabe
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interesting. he has to go to a GRAND jury?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:47 | 1279880 BobPaulson
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Yes, that does raise an eyebrow. Does he have any diplomatic rights as IMF kingpin?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:41 | 1279623 Life of Illusion
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No more SDR talk out of him.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:20 | 1279786 Steaming_Wookie_Doo
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No shit. Geez, he must've pissed *someone* off. Otherwise these ghouls get a free ride in abusing individuals and whole countries. So is this a paradigm shift or simply a turf war?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:28 | 1279806 Life of Illusion
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IMF, broker lending for preferred clients creating debt secured by countries real assets.  Loan defaults resulting in asset ownership change and/or austerity for the people. The program was obviously getting politically incorrect as someone was getting left out of the asset grab.

 

Who’s their next representative?????

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:51 | 1279656 Ecoman11
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It's becoming more clear that they do not want him to attend the IMF bailout meeting for some unknown reason. The Euro bailouts will be imposed while DSK is locked up.

I suspect something big is on the horizon. 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:53 | 1279685 BanksterSlayer
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@ecoman11 I believe you are right. This story is much more than a silly little rehearsal for an upcoming episode of Law & Order. Sooo ... I wonder what was Blythe Masters doing at the time of the alleged incident, hmmmm?? I wish she would conveniently leave her cell phone behind, somewhere.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:21 | 1279790 Steaming_Wookie_Doo
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"I wonder what was Blythe Masters doing at the time of the alleged incident, hmmmm?"

She was dressed in a maid's outfit at a fine NY hotel! BJs are what she does best.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:38 | 1279838 lizzy36
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Please.

This is not complicated. This is not about "them" getting DSK.

This is about one man taking what he wants, when he wants it, without consequenes.

It is a story as old as time itself.

When You Hear Hoof Beats, Don't Look For Zebras

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:12 | 1279971 zerozulu
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Dollar collapse over the weekend annnnddd Monday morning, #*%#!~%#%^can't imagine....

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:48 | 1279663 Vergeltung
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under NY law, the District Attorney has 144 hours to indict him. which, I am sure they will now.....

 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:52 | 1279664 Hedgetard55
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The man is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:00 | 1279702 Herman Strandsc...
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'The man is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law'. - How's that then? If an innocent man is found guilty by a Court of Law then he must have been guilty before he was found guilty unless he was stiched up. Anyway, the French do it the other way whereby you are guilty unless you can prove you're innocent.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:09 | 1279744 falak pema
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really? you are as french as german pretzel...lol, its presumption of innocence and burden of proof on procurer (attorney); but he can direct the police enquiry (juge d'instruction inquisitorial procedure). In theory both to develop the case to accuse and that to defend the accused. Ie: a balanced procedure; which of course is not the case when the suspect is on hi-charged, hi-profile public opinion agenda, like rape, pedophilia, child murder etc. 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:22 | 1279795 Herman Strandsc...
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Look I wasn't causing a rift I was merely pointing out that the French supplied the exocet missiles used against the Royal Navy over in the Falklands war.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:29 | 1279819 pazmaker
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You mean Las Islas Malvinas???

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:44 | 1279853 hedgeless_horseman
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The man is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Unlike Osama.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 18:19 | 1280888 dogbreath
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but they had the proof.......right?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:45 | 1280098 falak pema
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Like all arms salesmen...what you forget to mention is that upon demand of Mrs Thatcher, François Mitterrand, french president,  gave to the UK forces the details of the Exocet guidance system allowing them to subsequently bring down those very Exocet missiles he had sold to the Argentinian military junta, that had initially caused the pain! So, thats for the bit of history... amongst 'gangsta' war mongering european nations who like to practice gunboat diplomacy. For the judicial system I think I've already stuffed your upside-down reasoning. But that's because you like to tell it like the way they say DSK did it!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:27 | 1280289 Herman Strandsc...
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Thank you, falek. ZH is a mine of information. I'm especially impressed that the UK demanded french acquiesce.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:06 | 1279735 dugorama
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unless you're an illiterate Afghani goat herder wisked away to Gitmo.  then you can rot the rest of your life waiting for the trial/tribunal to never happen

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:04 | 1279952 zerozulu
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Poor are always guilty in the US court of law. And if your country got OIL, death penalty for you without any trial.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:52 | 1279674 Josh Randall
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Are we not men ? DSK = DEVO

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:55 | 1279677 polizeros
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While discussing GSK yesterday and his approach at IMF yesterday, a friend said, yeah, he's like a Democrat, so he apologizes after he rapes you.

“We’re so sorry we had to impoverish your country and force your populace pay for the sins, crimes, and greed of your banker class. We feel your pain. You can trust us.”

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:56 | 1279683 ejhickey
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Do they have foie gras on the bill of fare in the Harlem lockup?  How is the room service?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:03 | 1279711 Herman Strandsc...
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"Would you like two spits or one with your hotdog?"

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:56 | 1279693 slewie the pi-rat
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the grand jury will give cover to the indictments;  they will not come purely from the DA's office.  tom wolfe is gleeful;  madly taking notes.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:01 | 1279703 DK Delta
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this is so fitting even if i dont wantto rush to judgement

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:09 | 1279728 PulauHantu29
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And so the IMF continues to be headed by a man about to spend 72 hours in prison.

Maybe he will get to meet Big Daddy while he is ion there....or Doctor J's Brother, Bubba?

However, All's well that ends well.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:11 | 1279753 Natasha Fatale
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Incredible, isn't it? You can't make this stuff up (!!)

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:09 | 1279746 Alienated Serf
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this fancy frenchie is not going to be having a good time over the next couple of days. 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:03 | 1279937 zerozulu
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Will he be someone's bitch for 4 days, will he, will he ?!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:14 | 1279754 Fix It Again Timmy
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Those French just can't get the Indochina Syndrome out of their blood...

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:48 | 1280106 falak pema
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Nor can the americans but in a much bigger way given the shit they had to take...

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:26 | 1279809 John McCloy
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   There is no chance he was going to get bail. He would have taken a Lear right to France and game over no extradition.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:35 | 1279827 PulauHantu29
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This IMF Head gives new meaning to the dangers of those "exposed rods" which I thought only threatened Japan!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:32 | 1279829 What_Me_Worry
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I bet a carton of smokes that some inmate, by May 20, will be complaining about his recently purchased CCO(collaterized cigarette obligation) being worthless.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:42 | 1279849 cpzimmon
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He looks Sweaty

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:40 | 1279851 waterdog
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If this was not a set-up, then NK really did sink the SK boat.

 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:47 | 1279869 Bansters-in-my-...
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Boy, DSK sure must have pissed off the Rothschild gods,ooopps,I mean clan.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:48 | 1279871 redarrow
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Wow...does denial of bail mean that the allegations have decent evidence behind them?

I feel sorry for his family who have to live with this. What the hell was he thinking given his past brushes with women.

 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:14 | 1280214 bigdumbnugly
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obviously he was thinking he was getting another shiny.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:48 | 1279888 zloty owadow
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This is all very good news as the cracks in the hubris are now really showing. As Publilius Syrus noted in Maxim 9/11 about 2,000 years ago, "Stultum facit fortuna, quem vult perdere." (Whom Fortune wishes to destroy, She first makes mad.)

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:56 | 1279906 zerozulu
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I love all this and prove one more thing I believe in and that is,"criminals are now running the world business". This was a mistake made by our parents to allow criminals to get in power. This is like a snake, kill it before it comes out of the hole, otherwise it becomes difficult to catch and kill.

(a bit premature to declare him guilty, but these people are criminals)

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 13:54 | 1279907 Downtoolong
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I’m not sure what tics me off more; the fact that he allegedly raped this girl, or that he was spending $3000 per night for his hotel room. Even Charlie Sheen knows you have to leave some money aside for hookers.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:20 | 1280014 Coke and Hookers
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I think the current ad banner on the front page here can't be a coincidence:

Date The Elite - 'elitemeeting.com'

All that's missing is the sales pitch: "Register today and receive a fresh stimulus injection from the IMF. Limited offer."

 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 14:24 | 1280030 Jack Sheet
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Allegations by Bernard Debré of previous escapades of DSK at the same hotel. In French, but you'll get the gist

http://www.agoravox.fr/actualites/politique/article/bernard-debre-accuse...

http://www.bernarddebre.fr/actualites/dsk_inculp__

 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:21 | 1280209 falak pema
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The guy's a Sarkozy mouthpiece...don't believe every thing he says..but he has a point as DSK is special Don Juan type material. An oligarchic time bomb.

DSK is a serial fukker...and the french know it...But as for this NY escapade, the balls are still up in the air...we never know who pulls the strings...and who obeys. The NYPD is as bright as the french police...they do what they're told to do...like the US army fights in Iraq, Afgh/PAk and before, fought in Viet/Laos/CAm. You know ...that great LBJ/RN/HK little side show war...before they learnt to play ping pong with MAO. Its time to bring the US world charade based on unlimited debt to an end..let's hope the world won't go from bad to worse. But its inevitable that these Oligarchs all end up in the sin bin. Like those Roman Caesars of old.

This thing is bigger than DSK, its the unwinding of the Euro/USD/Yen ponzi triad...before our very eyes. The US has hotted up the political option in order to preempt the financial option that DSK was trying to install in the north-south stand off by finding a compromise between big banks and big government in the Euro PIGS that WS didn't like. It had further ramifications in the ME. He was power broker in the mega debt generated oligarchic crisis he became part of in 2007 as GM IMF, but which existed since the debt machine hotted up under RR. Thirty years... and what to do get...another year older and deeper in debt...So voilà...call in the lady judge...daughter of Judicial USA. Not that DSK doesn't deserve it...as now he's part of it..but it will start the Oligarch's war between USA and EU and bring down the whole damn show... the knives are out...and all they know how to do it... is print...

But this is all a pipe dream and it deserves...to be a holly wood film.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:47 | 1280346 Jack Sheet
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un apercu interéssant, merci

I'm not an expert, but I would guess the big issue at the IMF is who grabs the collateral for the digital loans they dole out from Ben's or Tree-shay's computer to the countries who go begging to them on all fours to prevent a sovereign debt crisis. And who earns commissions on all the transactions. WS of course.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 16:02 | 1280390 falak pema
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Anybody who knows how to count knows as of today that only China finances the western debt ponzi generated by the Oligarchs in USA/EU/Japan debt binge. Now all the latter can do is hock their own people, bring them down to third world buying power level. So officially, when a US soldier fights anywhere, he should be saying thank you in chinese, to the people who finance the US ponzi. Its only normal that they get annoyed with the US on increasing basis, keeping in mind that US still holds big military stick...that they can't finance; like a four hour erection that TD evoked in another context...Costs money! The blue pill that feeds the military complex hard on!

The GS margins are like fat on a overweight middle aged man...it'll all have to melt or he'll die young.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:03 | 1280163 Jack Sheet
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Wonder what Brafman's and Taylor's combined billing rates are. $1000 per hour?  € accepted?

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 16:57 | 1280632 TruthInSunshine
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Brafman's alone is $2,000 to $3,000 per hour, easily.

But that's elite air for a criminal defense attorney, and doesn't hold a candle to what someone like, say, a Steve Cohen or a Jim Simons makes on an hourly basis.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:30 | 1280285 Gimp
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I wish he had sodomized Tiny Timm and then forced Beniccohio to give him oral 

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 15:45 | 1280349 falak pema
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They say the next IMF boss will be a chink. In which case you can be sure he will do to the US monetary bosses what you suggest as your most ardent wish...

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 16:39 | 1280569 Saxxon
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Brafman probably exceeds $1000/hour himself.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 16:58 | 1280647 AldoHux_IV
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While we're at it, let's throw some other criminals with him that have been raping the masses: Bernanke, Geithner, Paulson, Rubin, Goldman, JPM, BofA, MS, central bankers, G20 finance ministers, etc.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 17:43 | 1280761 falak pema
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debate on french TV on DSK affair revealed :

 

1° Room in Sofitel cost USD 569, not 3000, paid by personal credit card (not IMF as private trip).

2° He didn't run away as retained by judge, as he checked out at 12.28 from hotel, had lunch with daughter, took taxi to airport, rang up hotel to ask about hand phone he had forgotten in room, then drove to airport to catch scheduled flight, 4.30 pm(?). So it appears it was not a scramble to run out of hotel after alleged rape sequence at 12 mid-day. The judge did not consider this sufficient to allow him bail against handing over of passport and a security bracelet. ....Lady Judge have a grudge?

3° Defense has no access to attorney's data file on which charges based. So could  not respond before judge at this point in procedure. Tight lipped defense attorneys said nothing to judge in defense to refute charges in detail, notably allowing the bail option.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 19:08 | 1280996 Ruth
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Friggin Awesome, more mugshots for Billie to photoshop!!!!!   Whohoooo!

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 19:33 | 1281047 alien-IQ
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DSK doing the perp walk.

Video from RT:
IMF Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives at NYC court
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGzeh7ihQ6s

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 20:51 | 1281259 savagegoose
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fuck $3k a night hotel room, id want to see donkeys and ping pong balls nvm the maid blowing me

Tue, 05/17/2011 - 01:37 | 1282074 ciopartelu
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actually, DSK was one of the few good guys in the banking business.

he's a seducer, he admited that, not a rapist.

 

and for those who think he's a socialist, think again. compared to him, Obama is Lenin himself :)

Tue, 05/17/2011 - 03:43 | 1282184 Paul Thomason
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At least he's not gay.

Tue, 05/17/2011 - 03:40 | 1282185 Paul Thomason
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At least he's not gay.

Tue, 05/17/2011 - 05:45 | 1282236 Troy Ounce
Tue, 05/17/2011 - 07:58 | 1282330 Jack Sheet
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"wenn der Schwanz steht, ist die Vernunft im Arsch"

Goethe

Tue, 05/17/2011 - 22:00 | 1285723 silberblick
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Click below to read an article speculating that SKD was set-up because he opposed the dollar and the Fed:

http://thesilvergoldhedge.blogspot.com/2011/05/sdk-had-dollar-banksers-a...

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