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Update: DSK Now In Police Custody; IMF Head Dragged Off A Plane, Arrested Following Hotel Maid Allegations Of Forced Head

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Update 2: DSK is now in police custody:

IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn was taken into custody on Saturday at JFK airport in New York and was being questioned in regard to a sexual assault, a New York police spokesman told Reuters.

Spokesman Paul Browne said the woman who filed the complaint against Strauss-Kahn, 62, was a 32-year-old chambermaid who fled the room after the incident.

Strauss-Kahn, a possible Socialist candidate in the French presidential election next April, left the hotel after the incident and boarded an Air France aircraft scheduled to depart for Paris, the police spokesman said.

"The NYPD realized he had fled, he had left his cell phone behind," Browne said. "We learned he was on an Air France plane. They held the plane and he was taken off and is now being held in police custody for questioning."

Browne said Strauss-Kahn had not been charged.

Police said the alleged incident took place at the upscale Sofitel hotel on West 44th Street near Times Square.

The chambermaid "was brought by EMS (emergency medical services) to the Roosevelt Hotel, where she was treated for minor injuries," Brown said.

Strauss-Kahn took over the International Monetary Fund in November 2007. Before that, he was a member of the French National Assembly and a professor of economics at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.

The IMF declined to comment and board officials said they had not been informed officially of the incident.

In October 2008, Strauss-Kahn apologized for "an error of judgment" in an affair with a subordinate, but denied he had abused his position.

Strauss-Kahn apologized to employees, the woman he had the affair with, Piroska Nagy, and his wife, French television personality Anne Sinclair, for the trouble it had caused.

Update 1: Strauss Khan to be taken to Police Service Area 5 at 221 East 123rd Street

If there was any threat that the IMF would launch an SDR alternative to the USD, it is all over now. According to the NYPost, IMF head Dominique Strauss-Khan (no Bob Pisani, it is not a she) was just arrested on board the first class cabin (thank you taxpayers) of a New York-Paris flight as it was about to take off. And here is where the story gets surreal: "Around noon today, a maid at the hotel [the Sofitel by Times Square] knocked on the door of Strauss-Khan’s room. After letting the maid in, Strauss-Khan allegedly threw the maid on the room’s bed and forced her to perform oral sex on him, said police sources. Strauss-Khan let the maid leave — and soon afterward, headed off to Kennedy Airport for his flight to Paris." Of course this will not be the first sexual misconduct for the head of the world's global pseudo bail out organization: as a reminder back in 2008 the IMF hired a law firm to investigate whether its chief had an improper relationship with a female employee, Piroska Nagy. Back then he got off. This time he won't (even though he did... in a way), and it appears that the IMF is about to lose its head, meaning the fate of literally unlimited bailout funding is now up in the air. Also, it appears that being head of major bureaucracy does not automatically mean getting head on an ad hoc, and involuntary basis. Lastly, we are stunned it was not Herman Von Rompuy or G-Pap on the receiving end.

More from the Post:

His arrest tonight could force him to postpone a planned meeting in Berlin on Sunday with German chancellor Angela Merkel.

Strauss-Khan, a leader of France’s Socialist Party, is the leading rival to President Nicholas Sarkozy in the 2012 election.

Sarkozy was said in a news report yesterday to have begun a smear campaign against his rival that focused on his lavish lifestyle — including Strauss-Khan’s purchase of suits from the same tailor who clothes President Obama.

But Strauss-Khan seems able to find trouble on his own. In 2008, he publicly admitted to "an error of judgment" for having an affair with an IMF subordinate.

In France’s 2007 vote, Strauss-Khan lost the Socialist Party nomination to Segolene Royal, who in turn fell to defeat against Sarkozy, leader of the right-wing Union for a Popular Movement.

But Sarkozy, who still sees Strauss-Khan as his likeliest electoral rival, is believed in France to have maneuvered him out of France by backing him to head the Washington-based International Monetary Fund.

Strauss-Khan is married to New York-born Anne Sinclair, a leading French TV journalist.

Naturally, being in charge of the IMF requires one to be not only a sexual deviant, but a thief:

[Strauss-Khan] was Minister of Economy and Finance from 1997 to 1999, when he resigned to battle charges he was paid for consulting work he never did. But judges decided he really did the work, and prosecutors were forced to admit they had no evidence of fraudulent motive.

Next up: we expect a letter from the IMF disclosing how the world will end if charges are pursued and if, heaven forbid, the IMF head is thrown in jail.

In the meantime, the website of the Smoking Gun must be on fire with one million bored Burssels bureaucrats awaiting the release of the IMF head's mugshot.

Lastly, here is an advance preview of the statement to be released by the IMF head (no pun intended): "If questioned about this matter in the future, I will simply refer the questioner back to this release."


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Sat, 05/14/2011 - 19:16 | 1274861 Turd Ferguson
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"Back then he got off"

He apparently got off at around noon today, too. And this is a classic TD-ism:  "Also, it appears that being head of major bureaucracy does not automatically mean getting head on an ad hoc basis."

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 19:20 | 1274879 Ahmeexnal
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Sarkozy plays dirty. What next? Burial at sea for Strauss-Khan?

BUUUT.....S-K won't go down withouth a fight.

Sarkozy just dug up his own grave.  Couldn't expect less from someone with an IQ of 75.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 19:39 | 1274919 Zero Govt
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yep Kahn was rumoured to be running for the French Presidential seat.. this heads-up certainly appears to have blown any hopes he had of campaigning!

..if this were an establishment crone it would take weeks to come out of the woodwork, this is very fast from "Police sources" to pull the publicity trigger on this one

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:01 | 1275011 anynonmous
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clearly a setup, the question is by whom and for what reason

(seriously, this makes no sense)

unless he was staying in a 3* maids work in teams

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:14 | 1275044 Turd Ferguson
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Why is it automatically a conspiracy?

Maybe the guy is simply an arrogant, asshole, pervert prick.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:18 | 1275066 wretch
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That would make this the perfect setup.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:29 | 1275685 pesamystik
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Don't forget that Strauss-Khan comes from a long line of Jewish money controllers, such as Bernanke and Greenspan. Don't forget Summers or Ruben either. Don't forget Milton Friedman or the Chicago School Boys. Don't forget Bloomberg or Soros or John Paulson, all making billions at your expense.

For all you invested in silver, don't forget Gary Gensler, chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, who is their to hike margins on real money in case you goy get any ideas in your head that you can have real money in this system of QE.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 05:41 | 1275746 jtaskinen
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a jew again? hmm....

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 12:13 | 1276234 tmosley
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Yeah, and that damn jew Nixon was the one what took us off the gold standard.  And that Jew Roosevelt confiscated gold.  And that Jew Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act.  And those Jews in the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Kevin Warsh, Elizabeth Duke, and Sarah Raskin.

Oh wait.  None of those people are jews.  My worldview--its suddenly shattered.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 14:42 | 1276669 JR
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Napoleon was not Jewish, but things have changed since through the years.  And for those who would deny and joke about the positions held in the U.S. financial industry and the key political positions affecting our economic future that are held by Jews would be nothing short of mistaken.

Like Barack Obama, Nixon, FDR and Wilson were controlled by agents of the Rothschilds.

BTW, Napoleon was not Jewish, and it was the Rothschilds who reaped the benefits of Waterloo.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 16:06 | 1276903 chumbawamba
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Errrrr, Raskin is a Jewish surname ;)

I am Chumbawamba.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 16:35 | 1276983 JR
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IN the words of Trevor Loudon of New Zeal: Sarah Bloom married into what is perhaps the closest America has to a radical ‘royal family’..Sarah Bloom Raskin is the wife of Jamin (Jamie) Raskin, a legal academic, Maryland State Senator and the son of Marcus Raskin - founder of the deservedly notorious Institute for Policy Studies (IPS)… “IPS quickly grew to become a highly influential, source of ideas, guidance and training for the U.S. and international left. Its critics claimed that IPS consistently supported policies that aided the foreign policy goals of the Soviet Union and weakened the position of the United States… Read more of Raskin’s connections to SEIU, ACORN, Greenpeace and the radical led Students Against Sweatshops. at ______________________________ Sen. Jamie Raskin (D-MD 20th District)

Marital Status: Married (Sarah Bloom)

Prev. Occupation: Professor

Prev. Political Exp.: MD Senate, 2007-Present

Education: JD Harvard Law

Birthdate: 12/13/1962

Birthplace: Washington, DC

Religion: Jewish

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:33 | 1275093 Rynak
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generalization much?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:55 | 1275566 Maniac Researcher
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"For once I agree with Ferguson. Immediate jumps to conspiracy theories are simply a bright flashing neon sign advertising intellectual laziness.


Still, it doesn't take much to demonstrate that ZH is overloaded with bigoted morons who fall over themselves when given the opportunity to make jokes about sexual assault.

Surely this is the group to garner reasonable investment advice or political commentary from. Alternatives? Why would you want to be anywhere else than a place full of Limbaugh clones? I'll take my responses off the air. Laughs.."


Generalizations? Please feel free to read my previous comments on this site. Each one was triggered by specific comments (usually related to bigotry or hypocrisy) and each has been extrapolated to highlight my overarching argument as stated in the quote above.

Additionally, all the responses that joke further about the sexual assault only add weight to my claim, not detract from it.

I think the word "troll" needs to be defined here. Yes, normally a troll is one who consistently makes a contrararian argument against the majority opinion on a thread; however, these comments made by such an individual usually A) add purposefully inflammatory and discriminatory language, not rationalized critiques B) are only meant to incite and not to analyze.

Conversely, I am analyzing the content here and evaluating it. Yes, it also incites defensive responses - but my goal, despite what many of you may think, is not to incite - it is to inform new members to be critical of the content provided here because of the community's dubious notoriety for bigoted and hypocritical stances. That, and to simply call bigotry and hypocrisy out for its own sake. This would be "trolling" if my claim(s) were untrue - but as demonstrated here in the comments below, there is a compelling reason to believe they are not. If this stimulates conversation on this "open thread", all the better.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 01:05 | 1275573 Mr Lennon Hendrix
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Sun, 05/15/2011 - 02:44 | 1275646 Maniac Researcher
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I'm hurt, LH. (not really)

First, a side note: Approximately thirty-four weeks ago we had a discussion about U.S. corporate collaboration with Nazi Germany that was respectful and interesting.

Did you miss the progression of my contributions since this conversation? It went something like this:

Initially, I engaged community members like you and had discussions with substantive content;

Then I joined in with more long-term members in lamenting the lack of moderation - particularly since Marla left - as the site became more popular with various wingnut constituencies;

Then I began engaging some of the low quality, trollish comments containing bigoted, homophobic, and misogynistic language.

Subsequently I came to the conclusion that the "community" consistently responded negatively to calling out individual bigots, and observed that these expressed attitudes were getting more consistent and more numerous over time. I argued that this was an inherently hypocritical stance to have, as a group exhibiting this behavior collectively, when the supposed goal of ZeroHedge is to "get the word out to the people" about how individuals, populations, and states were being hurt by widespread corruption and exploitation by predatory megacorporations.

I also found the preponderance of extreme libertarian attitudes hypocritical in conjunction with criticisms of the greediness of large financial institutions -- when basically this libertarian ethos boils down to selfishly ignoring various societal tendencies toward forming cohesive units, which depend upon collectively supported infrastructures and institutions. Apparently this historically observable fact was so unreasonable that it was considered "statist."  So to boil down this analysis down: the selfish people are decrying selfishness. Hypocrisy defined.

This brings us to today. Be defensive if you like. I will continue to make these point(s).



Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:08 | 1275662 WaterWings
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Anyone can check your posting history to see you have an agenda. We look forward to your providing evidence that supports such wild claims. Otherwise, please go away.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:21 | 1275671 Maniac Researcher
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Newsflash: Most people have at least some modicum of an agenda. Otherwise, total apathy would keep them off the keyboard. I have a point to make; your usage of the word "agenda" is purposefully conspiratorial. Again, this is intellectual laziness on your part.

I would ask you to define your use of the word "wild," but I don't think you have the energy to debate anything; hence your desire for me to stop engaging your faulty logic.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 04:17 | 1275710 pesamystik
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You're a Jew. Right?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 04:59 | 1275730 Maniac Researcher
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nope. agnostic. you?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 05:44 | 1275748 Bringin It
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Maniac - caught with his pants down ... again.

Right here, you claim to be a Jew.

Have you no shame?  Do you do serial anti-semite accusations as well? 

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 07:59 | 1275811 Max Hunter
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Great catch Bring It!!!

And no, he has no shame.. He sure is quite the wordsmith though.. There must be a few amongst us dumb enough to be impressed by him..

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 08:55 | 1275848 The Profit Prophet
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I concur.....great catch that proves Maniac is a lying POS and intellectual scumbag!  All such Trolls should be junked into oblivion.

T.E.I.N. everyone!

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 17:52 | 1277195 Maniac Researcher
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Your sense of shame is skewed; your bile filled anti-semitic comments are shameful.

Additionally, revisit my comments on trolls.

Finally - thanks for characterizing me as an intellectual - by contrasting yourself, how does that define you? As a mental midget? That sort of limits the scope of this so-called "great catch" you're priding yourself on. Don't let your hand get sore patting yourself on the back.

Again, thank you for proving my point that ZH as a community (note the lack of junks on your comments) supports Nazi knuckleheads like you.

Thu, 05/19/2011 - 21:45 | 1294211 Bringin It
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Look duche-bag, it's over.  Go back to the boss and tell him you need a new handle.  Try again.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 18:01 | 1277231 Maniac Researcher
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He sure is quite the wordsmith though.. There must be a few amongst us dumb enough to be impressed by him..

Kindly keep your praise to yourself. I'd prefer not to have any postive reinforcement coming from racist-apologist asshats such as yourself.

Look up the word shame. I think you'll find the definition closer to the experience you get when you look in the mirror.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 11:01 | 1276035 pesamystik
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Oh my god, I called it. Thanks for this catch. These Jews are everywhere trying to steer the arguments in their favor.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 15:10 | 1276756 Maniac Researcher
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Right. Because the usage of racial constructions of judiasm against an anti-semite is the same as what religion you practice. Good job on your 'scoop'. Anyone else have a jewish grandparent?

Don't worry - I won't spoil the jubiliation of jew haters here. You fools have just proven my point in spades. Your open thread is now (even more) full of non junked anti semitic tripe. Tell me, how many comments does it take to make a generalization?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 11:03 | 1276047 pesamystik
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Oh my god, I called it. Thanks for this catch. These Jews are everywhere trying to steer the arguments in their favor.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 08:37 | 1278616 Maniac Researcher
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Actually it is you that have some explaining to do: Why do you think neo nazis like you are allowed to flourish here?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:32 | 1275862 BandGap
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What does religious affiliation have to do with this?  This takes the conversation/exchange to a level where intellectual discourse becomes impossible.  It also leaves one with a, perhap unintended or incorrect. impression that you'r opinions are based on bigoted stereotypes.  Is that how you want to be seen and heard?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:32 | 1275863 BandGap
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What does religious affiliation have to do with this?  This takes the conversation/exchange to a level where intellectual discourse becomes impossible.  It also leaves one with a, perhap unintended or incorrect. impression that you'r opinions are based on bigoted stereotypes.  Is that how you want to be seen and heard?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 15:24 | 1276784 Maniac Researcher
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This is how the community wants to be seen and heard. The junks speak volumes. There is no neutrality on this thread. Instead, there is a discriminatory attitude that is being presented. That is and continues to be my point.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 12:16 | 1276248 tmosley
Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:43 | 1275695 Rynak
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You are generalizing :) You take certain biases, and associate them to the entire group. This would make sense, if those properties would indeed apply to 80% of people. They don't.

Examples: Does this thread contain more posts, that assume that it was a trap, than posts that do not make such assumptions? No. In fact, the opposite is the case. But you can of course take the minority posts as an example, and then make an invalid extrapolation

Example 2: Jokes. Really, holy shit, how many websites can you name, where such an article would NOT result in jokes? Is there such a website at all? Surely, this must mean that all websites that post this story are mistrustworthy! Are the jokes among other things disrespectful and sexist? Yes, but can you name websites where this wouldn't happen? I do not mean this as an excuse - in fact, i'm honestly disgusted by the frequent sexism on this site, but not because it is anything unusual on the web, but instead because i would expect something better from THIS community.

Oh, and as for your statement regarding libertarianism. Pure bullshit and not even worth replying to.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 05:07 | 1275731 Maniac Researcher
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Congratulations. You've kicked off Rape Apology day.Feel free to consult Dr. Google on that one.

The existence of other bigotry doesn't let the ones under your nose off the hook; this is faulty logic.

Feel free to not address my criticism of libertarianism. That would make you a typical ZHer. I haven't had a reasonable, substantive debate on that subject since around the time I created this avatar. I don't expect it to start now.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 06:06 | 1275762 Rynak
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Thanks. Until now i wasn't sure if you just were someone with "weird" arguments, or deliberately trolling. Now i know and can just junk your posts instead of wasting my time with replies.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 10:03 | 1275894 stitch-rock
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"Feel free to not address my criticism of libertarianism."


There is no common sense, logic or historical precident to the arguement

what-so-ever. That is why no critique is needed: there is nothing

valid, accurate or thoughtful to critique...


Also, a critique implies you actually care about what other people say

(for your better-ment, I might add),

but your posts and replies imply that you, in fact, do not really care

about anything except your: "overarching argument"...

Which is completely self-induced dementia in the cloak of a "theory".

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 08:56 | 1275838 Zero Govt
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Maniac Researcher

I'll address your libertarian academic biggotry. First please define an "extreme libertarian" ?

To me a libertarian simply wants freedom in his life (from parasites). Be they Marxists/socialists/progressives or Fascists/corporate monopolists. They want to live free from the totally failed and corrupt State known as 'democratic government', which is no such thing. It is in fact a parasitical monopoly power structure that has been rammed with human scum and an incubator of such throughout its entire stinking, warmongering, bankrupting, totalitarian, ignorant existence

"..this libertarian ethos boils down to selfishly ignoring various societal tendencies toward forming cohesive units, which depend upon collectively supported infrastructures and institutions."

We are free to join packs/herds anytime, whether that be family units, economic units (ie. companies) or social units (the Bird Watchers Club). We are free to join institutions if we so wish, like the Biologists Society, Insititution for the Study of Marxism or The Freedom Fest. There's a difference between free people joining or choosing to leave insitutions and being forced (see the States authoritarian thugs at the Income Tax Dept) as the State does with no free will but by threats of further financial theft (fines) and incarceration (jail) if you do not pay the parasites their constant demands.

There the line is drawn between democracy and tyranny, consent and force, freedom and totalitarism. Understood?

"So to boil down this analysis: the selfish people are decrying selfishness. Hypocrisy defined."

You've clearly got an academic (spaceman) background to get your thinking so twisted and so far up your rectum! Being a libertarian doesn't make you selfish because that would demand something for entirely personal gain off someone else.

We demand only that we are free to live our lives, prosper and propagate (selflessness through self sufficiency). Your demand is we give up our freedom to be robbed by the State. Give up self responsibility to a collective or a 'leadership', some monopoly institution who is free to pick our pockets and abuse our liberty throughout our lives. The usual fuking academic BS nonsense about it being a 'democracy' having representatives decide what's best for us.

Some people are full blown adults boyo, it may be 'news' to you but most of us don't need some bankers rent-boy called Barrack Obumma deciding how to live our lives, what policies on education for our kids, what cars to drive, how much to piss down the toilet on bankrupt trains, wars with foreign people we have absolutely no beef with, bailing out banks that should be bankrupt 3 years ago, what monopoly money system we are forced to use, etc etc etc etc etc etc.

Quite apart from the fact that the State, the Law/judiciary, central banking and 'democracy' has always ended in farce andnever worked once in history to represent anyone exceept its own totalitarian, warmongering, thieving self interest. The State is societies thief/parasite/evil incarnate. Rub your academic idealism (garbage) up against the big stink of Govt reality sometime and you might pull your head of your arse 

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 15:18 | 1276777 Maniac Researcher
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What a poor way to defend your ethos. Stick with the bird watchers.

Your character attacks and mischaracterizations invalidate your argument. Do you really think anyone but your fellow mooneys is going to take your musings of State, Law/Judiciary seriously right after your "Obumma" comment? You seem to not be able to separate fallacy arguments from philosophical ones. But don't worry - your "community" is behind you with the same mental midget attitude. There aren't going to be many people challenging your bullshit here. I'd venture to bet you're a little more timid when you aren't surrounded by sympathizers.

Tue, 05/17/2011 - 20:44 | 1285383 CalibratedConfidence
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Poor Maniac.  Did you buy the spikes and chase the charts and watched the fiat spot price of silver?

Tue, 05/17/2011 - 22:22 | 1285780 Maniac Researcher
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No. Did you?

You're obviously the idiot that has skin in this game.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:07 | 1275854 Xeno
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I strongly agree with your problem with libertarianism. I get sick of making the same point to my libertarian friends but it seems the human desire to chase the next utopia is too strong for some. I don't disagree with the general direction. It's just you need a state (of some sort) to make it work. Of course our current ruling authorities are of dubious  quality, but "libertarianism" as a solution is not really very nuanced; it reminds me of "What have the Romans ever done for us?". Reality's a little more complicated than that. 

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:58 | 1275886 TheTmfreak
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Anybody who claims that libertarianism leads to utopia, doesn't understand libertarianism. True freedom doesn't create a utopia. It creates... well... freedom.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 10:25 | 1275922 Clampit
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Still my favorite anti-Libertarian argument; the Quixote-ness of chasing Utopias. Embrace imperfection, else you look silly and waste resources. How much imperfection is perfect though, ah this is what separates the men from the boys.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 19:38 | 1277462 TheTmfreak
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That is a slippery slope argument that yields more platitudes than something someone should take seriously. "Oh we'll never reach perfection therefore it is perfect how things are."

The assumption that you can reach an "ideal" is of course, nonsense, but striving towards the ideal (going towards that direction) is better than either staying static, or worse moving backwards.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 01:09 | 1275583 StychoKiller
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Do not look for fish in the treetops.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:09 | 1275663 Reptil
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Research this then:

OF COURSE the job requires psychopaths, and that's what they are......

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 10:50 | 1275998 Reese Bobby
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Free diagnosis: You are a masochist troll.  The web version of a self-loathing, closeted homosexual who yearns for older men to urinate in their face.  And you have come to the right place.  Enjoy.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 18:12 | 1277253 Maniac Researcher
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Yes, calling someone a troll by utilizing homophobic epithets is surely the way to convince your bigoted friends on ZH that the one person with enough guts to call you and your "community" out on their shit is only doing this for negative attention. If fact, I'm demonstrating that it doesn't take much to completely derail your bigoted circle jerks here and point out the blatant hypocrisy of this website.

This is a community of trolls. A troll breeding ground, if you will. How many of you spend time on other sites spreading this bile-filled hate?

So what have learned here?

A) people like Reese will never have their comments junked to the point where they are removed because the ZH "community" condones hate-filled comments.

B) The presence of numerous bigoted views points fatally undermines the credibility of ZeroHedge

C) Reese probably needs a psyche evaluation of his own.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:39 | 1275106 Hugh G Rection
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Maniac Researcher-


I am blown away at your insinuation that ZH is overloaded with bigoted morons, and/or conspiracy theorists.  I agree that we should focus on investment advice and political cummentary, but every once in awhile, it is healthy for a thread to head in a different direction.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:55 | 1275155 dark pools of soros
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investment advice??? it's fuckin rigged!!!  anyone else read the sad wishful thinking of Tempelton World's latest report??  Saying how they still believe in long-term fundamentals while everyone else is just juicing their quarters?? 

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 23:38 | 1275471 buck4free
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Makes me wanna gag.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 18:21 | 1277291 ambrosiac
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Try to control that gag reflex.


> Lastly, we are stunned it was not Herman Von Rompuy or G-Pap on the receiving end.


G-Pap was stunned too.  How come a chambermaid gives better head?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 04:53 | 1275724 pcrs
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Everyone seems to want to go head to head with MR. His brain contains a simple model of the world.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 07:45 | 1275798 Bob Sacamano
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This site has become conspiracy central - they lurk in every corner ya know. 

And I am not paranoid, it is just that everyone is out to get me.

Lots of Colonel Flags posting here who tell people he is with the DIA so they will think he is with the CIA, but he is really with the CID.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:01 | 1275166 Id fight Gandhi
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We joke because we are sick and disgusted by the metaphorical fucking us over. It's not surprising these worms do these crimes...and get away with it.

I hope the woman is ok, gets a huge payday and her day in court. Bringing down this creep from power. One lowly maid can change the course of global finance and history, imagine that?

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:40 | 1275380 jeff montanye
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i am reminded of the boy with his finger in the dike.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:06 | 1275501 Thomas
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That licked the problem.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 02:34 | 1275640 UnBearorBull
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Look what Monica Lewinski did.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:18 | 1275215 ShittyLipsMcCra...
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Can you take my dick out of your mouth....I can't understand a fucking thing you are yammering on about....

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 01:37 | 1275601 Hearst
Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:25 | 1275236 Keri at Bankste...
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I was not aware that anyone considered the comment section of ZH to be "the group to garner reasonable investment advice or political commentary from."

I don't need anyone on ZH to tell me that sexual assault is not a joke, and I don't gather investment advice, or advice of any other nature, from the comment area.  You're shadow-boxing: there are no holds barred on ZH, which is a double-edge sword.  You just felt the other side of the sword.

I don't like the tone of the post, either, and I don't like the "head" jokes: if this is true, that last thing we should be doing is joking about it, because that is just what these immoral pyschopaths want us to do---to think that violating people is funny.  Its not funny.  But that's not why I come here.  Given everything else ZH does, I can deal with a few tasteless one-liners in posts every now and then, and if I don't want to read the comments, I  don't. 

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:39 | 1275264 velobabe
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it was a setup, trust me.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:00 | 1275493 FEDbuster
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Bill Clinton is being brought in as an adviser to his legal team.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 01:36 | 1275600 Joe Sixpack
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What is "is"?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 01:34 | 1275599 Keri at Bankste...
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I don't do "trust me," lol.

I'm very skeptical of things: police are very corrupt and it means nothing to me that someone gets arrested or detained or questioned by the police, because any one of us can be accused of anything at anytime and get arrest, detained, questioned.  I hope you're right just because then woman is lying, which is much easier to repair than sexually assault; I hope she was sexually assaulted, for her own sake.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:16 | 1275669 Maniac Researcher
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No offense to either you or "Id fight Gandhi," but do read ZH very much? I don't - I've commented on maybe, three dozen threads over a two year period. (no, I wasn't always Maniac Researcher and yes, I used to participate in conversations prior to this current system for posting comments) When I do visit, I have no trouble coming upon boatloads of victim blaming, woman hating, minority bashing, blatant neo-nazi anti-semitic conspiracy theories, picking on the poverty and disaster stricken, etc etc. So yes, I do have an overarching observation to make here.

You see, the supposed claim here is neutrality - the existence of "an open thread." This is bullshit and I've been calling it out as such. By not moderating and essentially ignoring the types of comments I've just highlighted - while simultaneously attacking and junking criticisms - this does expose a particular position; not neutrality. So, to reference an earlier comment by another individual, fuck off with your supposed "double edged sword."

"No holds barred" is simply a way of excusing hate. The individuals that cowardly hide about this assumption do not like being called out on their bigotry. Whining about "political correctness" is just another way of saying, "I want to express my discriminatory attitudes in peace and not acknowledge that these attitudes equal disrespect, injustice, and violence in the real world." The only people that fully buy this argument are individuals that share this attitude, whether they admit it or not. There are plenty of valid arguments to be made; a bigoted one isn't one of them.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 04:20 | 1275712 Id fight Gandhi
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I don't agree. Many of us get "loose with our words" but I highly doubt anyone here is full of hatred. I'm surely not.

Many feel frustrated that we are supposed to adhere political correctness and feel guilty about everything.

Why should we feel badly when we point out a person acting out a negative stereotype?

Maybe if they knew they were bringing negative attention to their people they would try to live to a higher, more respectable standard instead of crying for political correctness.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 06:01 | 1275753 Bringin It
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Nice post IFG.

What he means by neutrality is that half the people have to agree with him, just like the talking heads on CNN, etc.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 17:56 | 1277207 Maniac Researcher
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Again - have you read this thread?

Here let me help - you appear cognitively challenged.

Utilize the "Find" function on your internet browser. Then type the word jew. Read the associated comment. Repeat as many times as necessary. For bonus points, type the word rape.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 17:57 | 1277216 Maniac Researcher
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Why should we feel badly when we point out a person acting out a negative stereotype?

Maybe if they knew they were bringing negative attention to their people they would try to live to a higher, more respectable standard instead of crying for political correctness.

Good job apologizing for bigotry. Please feel free to continue to cowardly hide behind your amoral mutterings.


Sun, 05/15/2011 - 05:08 | 1275733 BigDuke6
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Your posts are invariably painful to read.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 05:38 | 1275743 Husk-Erzulie
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Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:24 | 1275673 yipcarl
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Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:17 | 1275333 legal eagle
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No one wants your lecture. Sounds to me like you need to get laid.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 23:56 | 1275490 Hephasteus
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No one wants your offer of sex. Sounds to me like you need to enroll in school and listen to some lectures.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:44 | 1275555 davepowers
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especially since enrolling in school and listening to lectures has got us so far

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 23:32 | 1275464 Ckashan
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This dude right here, this dude right here. He`s a troll.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:36 | 1275099 nmewn
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"Maybe the guy is simply an arrogant, asshole, pervert prick."

Pretty much.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:45 | 1275120 King_of_simpletons
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There is a hint of conspiracy here. We have to admit. Since when is a hotel maids (with all due respect and humility to the work they do in our society) complaint taken seriously.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:06 | 1275189 Cursive
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Exactly my thoughts.  There are usually at least 4 different levels of indifference that this had to pass through:  Housekeeping supervisor, hotel security, hotel management and then the NYPD.  DSK is one of the most powerful people in the world.  Usually hotel management will put the kiobosh on anything like this before it gets to the NYPD.  I'm curious to know the extent of the maid's injuries.  Also, why didn't she just take care of business and bite down?

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:55 | 1275299 rookie
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maybe some powerful American patriots are starting to wake up and realize they don't want their currency trashed by an above the law cult.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:50 | 1275561 Josh Randall
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+++69 thats my guess too - these guys are turning on each other and I love it!

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 10:15 | 1275907 Ahmeexnal
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This has Sarkozy's handwritting all over it.  S-K was leading the polls.

Sarkozy had no other way to reposition himself as a viable candidate.

And now that he has opened that can of worms, expect other failing candidates the world over to use the same tactics.

With the US pres. elections coming closer, my suggestion to Ron Paul is to stay away from hotel maids.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:07 | 1275317 Mec-sick-o
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Also to catch him on an airplane probably requires Federal authorities.  Remember also there were no charges yet.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 10:31 | 1275933 I only kill chi...
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As long as the plane is still on the ground in NYC jurisdiction, No Fed's needed.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:11 | 1275201 nmewn
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First, I didn't junk you.

Every complaint should be taken seriously. Obviously there was enough evidence (circumstantial or otherwise) to snatch him off the plane.

They knew who he was and arrested him anyways, they're not going to leave their own ass out there hanging if it was nothing at all.

My thing is, Tyler posted the booking place...where is NOW now?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 11:20 | 1276100 Reese Bobby
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I believe hotel maid complaints are almost always taken seriously when they claim to have been force fed a penis.  Just ask your Mom.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 02:57 | 1275445 Miles Kendig
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Who seems to think he can treat New Ricans the same way he's used to treating Bellechiques.  FOOL.  Be funny if he got processed into Rikers, then the brothas could give him a proper welcome.

Diplomatic immunity gets abused once more

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 07:50 | 1275803 tip e. canoe
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NYC lesson #42 -- don't fuck with the Ricans

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 14:16 | 1276545 Miles Kendig
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Well, depends if there's an invitation to the party or not

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 20:44 | 1275124 knukles
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Maybe the guy is arrogant?
He's French.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:14 | 1275209 nmewn
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Little dick syndrome...oui wee ;-)

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 23:31 | 1275462 knukles
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Ever notice how every time someone makes a cursory mention of the French in a less than stellar manner the junks pop up? 
Not only arrogant, but sensitive.  Sounds like a character flaw for which a 12 step program might be of help.

Similarly, golfing today a few friends were making disparaging remarks about our fearless having a musician (sic) of less than law abiding persuasion at a formal gathering. 
I told them to please stop with the disparaging remarks, for the situation just might be reflective of a cultural phenomenon.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 07:40 | 1275796 nmewn
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Just between you and I...I have been known to take little informal polls to see who is posting, I can be such a cad ;-)

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 13:53 | 1276522 knukles
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My wife and I were talking about DSK, IMF and all the associated TBTF, panoply of world organizations screwing over countries, etc.  Just pleasant conversation of matters of the day.  Nothing more.  She pointed out to me that not only are the French arrogant, but have yet to adopt to a number of Anglo-American elitist inventions and social innovations such as deodorant.

Per the Daily Mail (UK) DSK's suite at the Softie-tail Hotel cost $3000 per night. 
Jesus Fucking H Christ.  And half of that is absorbed by us, the American Taxpayer.  Cocksucker.
Or maybe I got that ass backwards.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 20:28 | 1277576 nmewn
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I would bring up the amounts printed out for the World Bank & the UN but I'd hate to ruin your evening...LOL.

Their ladies don't shave either...go long bushwackers! ;-)

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 14:22 | 1276585 Miles Kendig
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LDS -- a label that isn't limited to practitioners of the Mormon faith .. or Frenchmen for that matter.  If DSK were an Irishman he might be able to forge some good luck.  

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 20:22 | 1277562 nmewn
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Well, luck does favor the bold, however his boldness ran into a bit of bad luck I would say ;-)

How ya been Miles?

I attempted an intercession between CD & Chin that didn't quite work out as I had planned...that was what that was all about. Should have known better, two completely different people...I still think Chin brings a lot to the table experience wise.

Ah well, life goes on.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 17:58 | 1280517 Miles Kendig
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It's good to see ya nmewn.  It is indeed well known to everyone that has spent any time in or near France that the; "Beware of the wild Wookies" sign is always posted there.

DSK's story is an ageless one concerning the constructs of elite reality hitting that hard, unforgiving wall called objective circumstances.  That's not luck, that just is.  Luck woulda been scooping the digits on the fly, with a nifty follow through.  Clearly the dude lacks dimensionality and/or the wit to make proper use of his publicly funded AMEX expense account.  And this guy is a top thinker?  WOW

Life does indeed go on and ya, Chin, like Cog, can stretch, spindle & fillet with skill.  I have also tried to put down a little foundation elsewhere for after later in the potential of bridging.  Who knows until ya try?  Meanwhile, how is baseball season and it's practitioner in your house progressing?  I have been unplugging (somewhat), traveling and chillaxin while my ball players are caught up in the high drama of a young season filled with potential.  ;-)

Chance favors the prepared mind - Louis Pasteur

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:12 | 1275195 anynonmous
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Turd, it is not automatically a conspiracy; I would assume you know the drill when it comes to housekeeping in a good hotel, there is not a chance at that hour of the day that she would have been running solo.  

If I were postulating a conspiracy I would have included the name of the hedgie who hired the maid in conjunction with the massive 'fore'x position he took on Friday.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:43 | 1275387 Crab Cake
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The conspiracy will come when this SOB walks. You watch, there will be no justice. The headline will be buried come Monday, never to return. The zombie nation doesn't know who DSK is let alone the IMF. In this fraudulent nation only the wealthy and connected are actual represented citizens, everyone else is just a criminal the system has or has not gotten around to yet.

Fuck DC, Wall St, and the IMF. (Who as an institution commits national rape on a regular basis; oh the irony.)

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 23:00 | 1275426 michaelheston
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Mr Crab Cake,  you sir, speak the sad truth.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:13 | 1275518 DoChenRollingBearing
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Probably right michael and Crab Cake.

But, I just sent this link out to 35 people...

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:22 | 1275676 nufio
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the very fact that this made news makes me very suspicious. are you suggesting that MSM has a journalistic conscience?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 06:06 | 1275761 Americant Expat
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Or it may be that the woman ends up dead from an apparent suicide. Anybody remember the woman who claimed Bush raped her? She didn't fair so well.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:30 | 1275864 velobabe
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didn't know that†

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 13:32 | 1276478 optimator
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Hard enough keeping the FED out of the news, but the Sheeple hearing about the IMF and BIS could possibly awaken a few as to why things happen in the economy.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:05 | 1275309 spekulatn
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C'mon Turd, we both know socialists can't be arrogant, asshole, pervert pricks.

Especially  Franco. 


Sun, 05/15/2011 - 04:33 | 1275717 Antipodeus
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Except that, as you well know, Franco was a FASCIST (and mate of Hitler & Mussolini), and not a 'socialist' (unless you're talking about 'National Socialist', of course).

But yes, he was an arrogant, asshole, pervert prick.  But then you already knew that, right?  ;=/P

But as far as the story goes (and believe me I have no love for the IMF) there is a whiff of set-up about it.  Already there are different versions of the facts:- in one, SHE lets herself into the room & HE comes out of the bathroom; in another, HE lets HER into the room?  And he has time to finish dressing, finish packing (& forgets his phone?), walk to the elevator, go down the elevator, walk past reception (& MAYBE checks out), get into his taxi or limo, be driven to the airport, walk to check-in, check in, go through 'security', walk down to the plane, and be seated in FIRST-CLASS.  Then the 'police' arrive, literally in the nick of time, to escort him VERY PUBLICLY out of a First-Class cabin ... ?

I'm sorry, but the whole thing sounds just a little sus to me ... we'll just to wait & see, won't we?


Sun, 05/15/2011 - 07:06 | 1275774 i-dog
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A few months back, I noted that DSK made some disparaging remarks about the Bernank in a Soros-backed documentary. At the time, I thought it was "interesting" ... and indicative of some tears in the fabric at the top.

I smell setup (or, more correctly, a power play for the limited number of chairs around the final feasting table).

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:14 | 1275327 ZapBranigan
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Let's just wait to see who his replacement will be, then all the pieces should fall into place....


Sun, 05/15/2011 - 04:26 | 1275713 falak pema
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whom the Gods wish to destroy...

reminds me of the Spitzer situation. But for this one, the details are so absurd and brazenly 'spontaneous', a planned coup looks doubtful. The guy just lost it...happens to the best...Good riddance. One Oligarch down...

TD is right though...the menace to USD downplay via SDR was DSK's big game plan. Today, there was a key meeting scheduled with Merkel on Euro. The IMF is now covered in this shit. It will take them time to recoup as will the french political scene where DSK had been built up as the social democratic saviour of France in next year's presidential election. Sarkozy must be singing in front of his shaving mirror this morning.But that's the way the cookie crumbles. Even an Oligarch has his Achilles tendon!

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:38 | 1275874 velobabe
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i am sorry if this woman had to perform a blow job on this geezer's penis, to make headlines. she could be a hero in my book, if she was an accomplice to this IMF exposure. see old farts with beak nose such as his, he probably just wanted to stick his beck in her hive or two. she had to have been a hottie. he is obviously a french beak fucker. well maybe he will start taking it in the Bhind, like all the rest of his ilk like it. maybe secretly these old farts want to do madoff, so badly they make obvious mistakes to get caught in Manhattan!

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 11:32 | 1276120 falak pema
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Let's wait for the facts to come out Velobabe. If they did a DNA test on woman it would prove or un-prove her case. Let's wait and see if this guy is as demented and absurd as the allegations make him out to be.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 13:39 | 1276491 optimator
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It only took three hours to do Bin Laden's DNA, what's taking his so long?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 08:14 | 1275823 bonddude
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So calm, cool and collected that he "forgot" his cell phone. Hmmmm

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:20 | 1275339 kilroy
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It could be a set up, but I can see scenarios where it could be legit (e.g. the maid is dating or related to an NYC cop and that cop has a buddy on the Port Authority force.  All it would take is a phone call if they knew what plane he was on).

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:48 | 1275698 superflyguy
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If your scenario was true, the suspect could just as well make a phone call and another phone call after that the maid could be swimming in east river face down and all of the mentioned cops could be without jobs if not killed in a car crash, getting a suddent heart attack or similar.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:32 | 1275545 cbaba
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This is a perfect setup.

He can go for escorts which he can afford at any price, why go for a maid and lose his credibility ?

he must be out of his mind to really attack a maid.



Sun, 05/15/2011 - 02:30 | 1275636 Non Passaran
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Al Gore allegedly did the same in Portland, no?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 08:13 | 1275825 bonddude
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Who? never heard of him.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 03:51 | 1275700 Id fight Gandhi
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After 3am they said he will face criminal charges. So the heat is on.

So he isn't going to be just released and this forgotten. The evidence must be there to hold him.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:13 | 1275856 Mesquite
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DNA baby....

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 11:01 | 1276029 AssFire
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Yep, that is the penality for Early Withdrawl.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:22 | 1275860 Orange Pekoe
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To me it would seem it was more of a power trip for DSK to steal sex than to pay for it with stolen money, which would indeed make him out of his mind, specifically a sociopath.


I think it's time we took Robert Hare's advice and started screening for these people before giving them reigns to so much money.


Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:45 | 1275879 velobabe
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you know what made me suspicious about this story, CHAMBERmaid was used. that is so english not american. who authored those particular words to describe a maid. that is just made up headlines to connect an image of the wealth effect on the readers.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:41 | 1275551 barkingbill
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i agree that when you are dealing with major player so to speak like have to at least consider that it could be a is one possibility since we are dealing with inner power circles, and conspiracies and set ups do exist....since the beginning of time

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 07:04 | 1275777 Dorotheo Arango
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Raping maid never made you un-presidentiable, at least in France

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 07:21 | 1275786 onthesquare
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The French do not veiw oral sex the same way as others.

"In France I am an artist. I come to this country and I am a ...k s..ker.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 19:38 | 1274947 Canucklehead
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The maid didn't go down without a fight and look how that turned out.

Is your IQ within 1 std(ev) of 75? 

With your response, I'm thinking you are at 69.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:11 | 1275322 Fred Hayek
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She put up more of a fight agaisnt DSK than Ireland did.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 22:36 | 1275376 WonderDawg
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Now that's quality humor, right there. Thanks for the laugh, Fred.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 00:29 | 1275538 DoChenRollingBearing
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+ 100    

Very nice!

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 04:26 | 1275714 NoClueSneaker
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Sun, 05/15/2011 - 05:10 | 1275735 TerraHertz
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Maybe the maid is Irish?

Payback time!

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 05:14 | 1275736 geekgrrl
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Best laugh I've had all week. Thanks!

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 08:17 | 1275827 bonddude
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ring the bell and grab a lollipop.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 10:42 | 1275962 Coke and Hookers
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Hahaha! Good one!

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 11:37 | 1276126 Temporalist
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Funny shit!

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 21:34 | 1275248 Milestones
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--With an IQ of 75. Perfectly good bureaucratic average. My Gawd, police only need a 90.    Milestones

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 23:09 | 1275438 Dapper Dan
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And they can not be over 115.

Sat, 05/14/2011 - 23:27 | 1275463 caconhma
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It is as bogus as it goes.

A 62-years old man jumps on a 25-years old maid to perform an oral sex just a few minutes before a departure to an airport? Come on. It does not hold any water. It is just ridiculous. Did he take Viagra pills just before his scheduled trans-Atlantic flight?

Just because, few years ago,  a man had a consensual affair with a woman means nothing. Almost all normal men have affairs outside of their marriage.  It may be not too smart of him to get involved with a subordinate but it was not a crime. It is exclusively between a man and his wife to discuss this issue.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 06:05 | 1275757 Blue Vervain
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The voice of reason.

They were willing to start wars to protect the dollar's status; why wouldn't they be willing and able to set up Strauss?

The whole Sarkozy smear campaign issue being reported in the papers is an obvious attempt to cloud the waters.

(Not to say Strauss isn't vermin.)


Sun, 05/15/2011 - 06:49 | 1275775 Shylockracy
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Except that DSK has a long history of incidents of rape and abuse of power for sexual favours. Of course, those cases were shoved in the memory hole as soon as they emerged thanks to Libération (Rothchild), Le Monde (Gunzbourg), Figaro (Dassault) etc.

DSK will run scot free from this, as he did many times before; the mishpoka takes care of their own.

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 17:00 | 1277074 Blue Vervain
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"the mishpoka takes care of their own"

... which is why I believe he wouldn't have been arrested unless he'd fallen foul of the Inner Party.

He won't be attending some pretty important meetings this week on sovereign debt.

Mon, 05/16/2011 - 07:17 | 1278457 efiniti
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Perhaps he immediately departed to an airport after performing forced oral sex and after he figured he couldn't get away with it.  I mean, do you really think the NYPD is going to come arrest you if you're in France?

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 09:38 | 1275873 bonddude
Sat, 05/14/2011 - 19:55 | 1275007 XenoFrog
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Well isn't this just a shot in the face...

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