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Even Iran Knows How To Fix The Corrupt Banker Problem

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Having watched Tim Geithner's disgusting defense of the tax-payer-backed re-inflation of a corrupt and knowingly devastating banking system on Jon Stewart's Daily Show, and watching the US fine (no jail time for anyone) a Swiss bank which admits its guilt over billions of fraud yet allow them to remain a prime dealer of US Treasuries; we thought the following story from a '3rd world banking system' would open a few eyes in the US this weekend as 'we remember'. As AP reports, a billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam in Iran, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported.


As AP reports,

A billionaire businessman at the heart of a $2.6 billion state bank scam in Iran, the largest fraud case since the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution, was executed Saturday, state television reported.


Authorities put Mahafarid Amir Khosravi, also known as Amir Mansour Aria, to death at Evin prison, just north of the capital, Tehran, the TV reported. The report said the execution came after Iran's Supreme Court upheld his death sentence.


Khosravi's lawyer, Gholam Ali Riahi, was quoted by news website as saying that the death sentence was carried out without him being given any notice. Death sentences in Iran are usually carried out by hanging.


"I had not been informed about the execution of my client," Riahi said. "All the assets of my client are at the disposal of the prosecutor's office."


State officials did not immediately comment on Riahi's claim.


The fraud involved using forged documents to get credit at one of Iran's top financial institutions, Bank Saderat, to purchase assets including state-owned companies like major steel producer Khuzestan Steel Co.


Khosravi's business empire included more than 35 companies from mineral water production to a football club and meat imports from Brazil. According to Iranian media reports, the bank fraud began in 2007.


A total of 39 defendants were convicted in the case. Four received death sentences, two got life sentences and the rest received sentences of up to 25 years in prison.


The trials raised questions about corruption at senior levels in Iran's tightly controlled economy during the administration of former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.


Mahmoud Reza Khavari, a former head of Bank Melli, another major Iranian bank, escaped to Canada in 2011 after he resigned over the case. He faces charges over the case in Iran and remains on the Islamic Republic's wanted list. Khavari previously admitted that his bank partially was involved in the fraud, but has maintained his innocence.

What happens in American when the stock 'market' falls? When it becomes clear that all this money-printing has done nothing 'real'... and the middle-class finally realizes what the central planners are up to...? For sure, until then, no billionaires are going to jail, let alone being executed... in America - the land of the consequence-free...


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Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:02 | 4792149 Schmuck Raker
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I wouldn't have guessed such a backward state even had nail-guns.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:10 | 4792169 The Old Man
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Why bother with nail guns when you've got rope and swords handy. They are Persians btw....

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:16 | 4792174 Keyser
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I hope Jamie Dimon is paying attention... 


Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:35 | 4792220 daveO
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No doubt he did. He started writing more campaign donation checks.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:03 | 4792408 Troll Magnet
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This is why we should bomb bomb bomb Iran.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:46 | 4792483 xtop23
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Orrrrrr... is it why we should send them a nice gift basket and thank you card?

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 08:47 | 4792952 espirit
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Hemp rope is a renewable resource.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 09:06 | 4792969 J S Bach
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Iran's attitude toward bankers and usury in general is precisely why they are targeted for destruction by our money masters.  The monsters who lord over us must have the whole world or nothing... it is written in their book.  Kudos to Iran for meting out justice.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 23:33 | 4792569 TheFourthStooge-ing
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If by "we should bomb bomb bomb Iran" you mean "Vichy DC must be cleansed by fire" then I think you might be on to something.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 03:27 | 4792802 Oracle 911
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You forgot put this signature:

"The ruling oligarchy of USA."

And yes I junked you, just because of that.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 04:06 | 4792826 Lost My Shorts
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I would quibble with your verb tense.  "Will" not should.  Must stomp out those barbaric, eeevil mudholes that hold bankers accountable for their crimes.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:20 | 4793090 TruthHunter
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"This is why we should bomb bomb bomb Iran."

Not why we should, but why we probably will.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 09:42 | 4793024 Eugend66
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"To tell a lie is considered by them the greatest disgrace, and next to that to be in debt… especially because they think that one in debt must of necessity tell lies." - Herodotus re  persians.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:01 | 4793050 sessinpo
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Keyser      I hope Jamie Dimon is paying attention...


And I hope you and other ZHs are.  This is a regime that could be your own one day. Not to defend bankers or corruption, but we (you) face a future with a government that has a monopoly on legalized terror and armed force. Now the government controls the assets. Who's to say your property won't be confiscated for the good of society one day (Eminant Domain anyone)?

I see so much trash talk about bankers and oligarchs. That is to easy. It is the government that profits, partners and creates these situations.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:27 | 4793103 RaceToTheBottom
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You talk as if there is a difference between Banksters and Government.

The only difference is the speed of payment for ill gotten gains.
Banksters get paid quick, Government Banksters get paid after they leave service.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 17:00 | 4793887 Monty Burns
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And don't confuse 'government' with the corrupt posturing clowns who supposedly represent us.  Government is the Real And Permanent one that rules without reference to anyone.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:30 | 4792206 Joebloinvestor
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They also didn't have to look very far for a carpet to roll up the body in.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:42 | 4792243 813kml
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Blood stains increase a Persian rug's value, more authenticity.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:40 | 4792471 Idaho potato head
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Exactly so.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 00:44 | 4792661 August
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Persians are creepy.  I saw 300.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 08:49 | 4792953 espirit
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I dunno, Spartans creeped me out.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 02:58 | 4792779 q99x2
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Some of them can't wait for executino?

Hertz, a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton, leapt to his death from his 22nd-floor apartment on Central Park West in New York on May 16, according to police.

A lot to be thankful this week.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:11 | 4792170 remain calm
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Bernanke, I see you.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:17 | 4792176 Keyser
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Have you ever actually been to Iran to form such an opinion or are you just winging it? 


Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:13 | 4792302 john39
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zog party line.

Tue, 05/27/2014 - 03:06 | 4797599 Schmuck Raker
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I wasn't fast enough with the /Sarc, or /Irony. ;)

This article isn't here on ZH as a commentary on Iran.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:58 | 4792393 Remington IV
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Guess they didn't use the Oklahoma botched execution handbook

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 15:14 | 4793697 Freddie
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I thought I read something somewhere that one guy who is a politician in Iran controls a bunch of companies.  A cross between Harry Reid and Buffet.   He skims off of everything.   It is not this guy.

Hopefully, Jon Corzine will be free one day.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:03 | 4792154 localsavage
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Still got off too easy

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:04 | 4792157 logicalman
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Hang a banker a day until the rest improve.

I think it was Ken Livingstone who said it - apologies, Ken, if I'm wrong.


Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:25 | 4792196 VAD
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That might be the BEST.  IDEA.  EVAR.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:52 | 4792259 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Another good idea, this one from Russia:

"Lower House approves ‘none of the above’ option for municipal polls"

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:05 | 4792284 cowdiddly
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Shoot the first one, Word gets around.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 08:50 | 4792954 espirit
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What gauge nail would you recommend?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:11 | 4792296 COSMOS
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You know same thing with those GM execs who did the calcuations and figured paying settlements for fatal car accidents are cheaper than doing recalls.

I am quite shocked that no murder charges have been filed against the Execs in the know at GM.  All they got was a congressional BS hearing lol.

The lack of prosecutions in this country of criminal behavior by large corporations is stunning to say the least.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:41 | 4792357 NidStyles
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Why should there be hearings? The families are the victims not the taxpayers. 


Quit making me pay for the crimes of others, let them pay for their own crimes.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:48 | 4793159 jerry_theking_lawler
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But, But, Corporations are 'people' why can't they go to jail.....or vote?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:05 | 4792161 The Old Man
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Ahhhh.... I love the smell of rotten bankers in the morning!!!!

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:14 | 4792172 williambanzai7
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Did they give him a 21 nail salute?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:46 | 4792251 Chandos
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Did they give him a 21 nail salute?


Probably not...their whole legal system is a fars....

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:52 | 4792253 Dr. Engali
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Our legal system on the other hand ensures that justice is served equally to all no matter what their social status or ethnicity is. At least that's what the thought me in skool.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:12 | 4792299 NoDebt
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1976 just called.  They want their social studies textbook back.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:21 | 4792317 El Vaquero
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"Justice" can be had in the US.  You have to be in the right district, and be willing to fight tooth and nail for it, but it can still be had.  And by fight tooth and nail, in an instance when you are accused, you have to have a pretty damned good idea of how the system works, and you have to be willing to do the equivalent of not swerving in a game of chicken.  One thing that a crooked or lazy DA hates to hear when they have overcharged a person (i.e. 7 felonies when the probable cause supports an arrest for 1 misdemeanor, but not really, but some cop decided it did, and he has an IQ of 70 and the mentality of a baboon) and are angling for a plea bargain is "trial, motherfuckers."  There are a lot of instances where cops don't do a real investigation these days.  A lot of the time, they'll make a snap judgement, and the DA will back their play by overcharging the person and then using the threat of years or decades to get the person to plea down to a minor charge.  WTF are you going to do if they may or may not have the evidence to convict you of a crime that you could spend 6 months in jail for, but they're coming at you full bore claiming that you can be put away for decades?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:53 | 4792499 JLee2027
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Been there, done that. Many times it's a load of BS they throw at you. They are lazy bullies and just want you to give in. 

I went to trial and got acquited. There wasn't a shred of evidence against me. NOTHING BUT AN ACCUSATION. But the crap they threw at me before trial was beyond belief. 


It's become a terrible system. If you are convicted at trial, they will throw the book at you, because you actually forced them to work. American Justice is dead. For now.


Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:30 | 4793110 TruthHunter
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El Vaquero "Justice"

 The problem is its impossible to convict a rogue DA, and you can't

even get them fired.


Sun, 05/25/2014 - 20:24 | 4794269 effendi
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You forgot the biggest thing you need to fight for justice. MONEY. I know a guy who took a plea bargain to avoid doing time (but still has a conviction that limits his employment options for life). He had a good chance of being found Not Guilty but couldn't risk the possibility that the overcharge would triumph in court (with a few years inside) and he couldn't afford the $100,000 cash up front to pay for a proper legal defence.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:54 | 4792263 TheFourthStooge-ing
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I si what you did there.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:07 | 4792285 caShOnlY
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Probably not...their whole legal system is a fars....

OK, HONDO, what legal system are you using as a guage? shall we all guess? is it the one you have been indoctrinated educated inducted into?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:13 | 4792303 El Vaquero
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(Pssst, what language do they speak?)

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 15:18 | 4793700 Freddie
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I think you meant Farsi.    The others should not have down voted you cause that was kind of clever.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:37 | 4792188 Dorelei
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How do we know if it's not a political execution ???

Maybe he had crossed some powerfull guy in the government...

Faricate some proofs ,execute him and then redistribute his wealth to your vassals !

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:06 | 4792287 Mitzibitzi
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So, nothing like any '1st world' country, then?



Sun, 05/25/2014 - 08:54 | 4792956 espirit
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The "new" wealth distribution meme.

I like it.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:24 | 4792194 hangemhigh77
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Maybe they "shoed" him to death.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:25 | 4792195 Duc888
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I'm a US subject and I approve of this message.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:27 | 4792200 hangemhigh77
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We could have a TV show called "Hanging with The Oligarchs"  Line up Buffet, Gates, Dimon, Blankfein, throw in some politicians, Clinton, Bill & Hill, Oboner, Romney, Bush and his whole family, and do a mass hanging with the proceeds, their confiscated illgotten wealth, going to charity, the middle class.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:07 | 4792416 Troll Magnet
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Jews would never greenlight that.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 00:12 | 4792625 lolmao500
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Can we crowdfund this brilliant idea? With the money, hire some mercenaries and let the games begin.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 05:41 | 4792856 Grumbleduke
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An assassination market or market for assassinations is a prediction market where any party can place a bet (using anonymous electronic money, and pseudonymous remailers) on the date of death of a given individual, and collect a payoff if they "guess" the date accurately. This would incentivise assassination of individuals because the assassin, knowing when the action would take place, could profit by making an accurate bet on the time of the subject's death. Because the payoff is for knowing the date rather than performing the action of the assassin, it is substantially more difficult to assign criminal liability for the assassination.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 01:16 | 4792687 RichardParker
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+1000, Hangemhigh77

While we're at it don't forget Soros, Rupert Murdoch, Oprah Winfrey, Council on Foreign Relations useful idiot George Clooney, senior shareholders/leadership at Black Stone, Black rock, and Black Water...

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:17 | 4793082 Hotel Romeo
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Don't forget Corzine.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:38 | 4793126 TruthHunter
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"We could have a TV show called "Hanging with The Oligarchs"

I was wondering if you were the incarnation of Robespierre, but I realized hanging

wasn't gory enough.


Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:28 | 4792202 Joebloinvestor
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They didn't fix it, they made an example of a crooked banker.

Something the USA and UK don't believe in.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:30 | 4792207 q99x2
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No harm in gettnig the list ready ahead of time: Jamie Dimon, Loyd Blankfein, Larry Summers, Tim Geithner, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke, Janet Yellen, Chuck Schumer. Wait a minute Schumer wasn't a banker. That's ok. Let the mistake stand. 

He's making a list and checking it twice. Going to find who's been naughty or nice. Russia, Germany and China are coming to town.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:33 | 4792214 kchrisc
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Corzine. Don't forget Corzine.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:35 | 4792219 Dr. Engali
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Corzine? Who is that?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:06 | 4792286 Yen Cross
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  Hey Doc.  $26 <>billion and counting. I laugh at articles about millions. (fall guys)

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 00:33 | 4792646 wee-weed up
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Hanging would be much too lenient for Corzine...

He needs to be made to suffer for a LONG time before he dies...

Just like all those he financially ruined!

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:36 | 4792341 nathan1234
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Dont forget Blythe Masters

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:45 | 4792363 WAMO556
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Her punishment will be to service ALL of the 5th Maine Regiment. Those baby faced killers will make her wish for something more permanent!

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:09 | 4792423 americanspirit
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WAM0556 - you want our Marines to stick their dicks into that diseased cunt? You must be a terrorist. Imagine the trauma. Their lives would be ruined forever. How can you be so cruel?

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 01:21 | 4792658 wee-weed up
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"Dont forget Blythe Masters"

Imagine a huge silver-dildo...

that has been max-roughened up with very coarse sandpaper...

and then attached to the end of an industrial-strength pneumatic power pavement chisel...

I'm sure you can imagine the rest...

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:07 | 4792417 flyingcaveman
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You should apply the probably culpable doctrine instead of the plausable deniablility/presumed innocence one.  So long as you just presume it is constitutional until proven otherwise while you do it.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 14:25 | 4793626 Sages wife
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Blythe masters, Neel Kashkari, Henry Paulson, Dick Fuld...

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:30 | 4792209 kchrisc
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The three "Gs": Guilty, Guillotine and Gone.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:59 | 4792516 JLee2027
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I think we need a new form of execution. How about burying them alive in a huge pile of worthless FRN's ?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 23:21 | 4792548 TheFourthStooge-ing
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I think we need a new form of execution. How about burying them alive in a huge pile of worthless FRN's ?

I'd imagine those single-ply FRNs would burn pretty well. How about an auto-da-fiat?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:33 | 4792215 blindman
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you might ask what is america and american? fascinating
there is an answer...

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:53 | 4792262 SunRise
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and the answer is?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:10 | 4792292 kchrisc
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America is the country of America. The country of America is the people and the land that they inhabit.

Americans are the people that inhabit the American country. They are citizens of the American country.

The DC US is the criminal nation occupying the American country.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:19 | 4792446 NidStyles
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A shitty circular answer that has no premises in reality. Nations are merely fences for livestock. 

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 23:35 | 4792573 kchrisc
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Well, it is a work in progress. I have thought long and hard about it though.

Your thoughts on the subject would be appreciated so that I may further extend the concept.

Thank you.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:06 | 4792414 blindman
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hear and think on this ,
treachery, history and horror.
Orwell and the Jews (video)
By Gilad Atzmon
(Full) In the Shadow of Hermes by Jüri Lina (2009)
the answer is love. the kind of love
we know so well that we forget and
neglect the mirror and root of our
own self. then the cults of insanity, personality,
economy, theology, deuteronomy, criminality etc ...
take hold and pervert life itself, then "we"
give in

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 03:52 | 4817438 MeelionDollerBogus
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Something that rhymes with 'citizenism' ?

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:34 | 4792218 Dr. Engali
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If a bankster were ever to be convicted here in the U.S they would probably out live us all while the appeals process takes place.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:46 | 4792236 813kml
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But at least the American public will be assured that the bankster is suffering whilst under house arrest at his palazzo.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:59 | 4792515 Jayda1850
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I did 4 years in prison for bank robbery before I had taken the red pill. Now, knowing what I know, I wish I had killed some of those bankers after I robbed the place. Enjoying my freedom a little too much right now, but god help them all if I get into a place where I've got nothing to lose once again.

"It's only after losing everything that we're free to do anything."

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:38 | 4793124 Yes We Can. But...
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Is the shlub making auto loans at the local branch bank the problem?

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 03:06 | 4794723 Jayda1850
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Sadly, yes they are. I, disgustingly, worked for a bank for a couple years before deciding to rob them and the drive from the higher ups is ALWAYS more loans and more customers to bilk money out of. They try to rationalize that they're providing a service when all they are doing is charging 18% interest on money created out f thin air. Its the same defense as the nuremberg trials, "I was only following orders". Bank tellers would make great FEMA camp guards.

Sorry for the late post, takes me awhile to go through comments, but having read a number of yours, you surely won't defend any banker no matter how low on the totem pole. That's like defending soldiers who only signed up to get out of poverty, but will not question for a second taking the life  of another human being just because they're told to. They are both cogs in the same corrupt system.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:43 | 4793148 TruthHunter
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"I did 4 years in prison for bank robbery"

Couldn't wait til you owned it?



Sun, 05/25/2014 - 16:47 | 4793863 kchrisc
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"Convicted"?! LOL Like Corzine?!

Going to take years for them to be arrested, then years to come to trial, then years exhausting the appeals process, then let off due to "health" issues.


"My guillotine can fast-track the process."

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:36 | 4792222 Dr Benway
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The problem is that in the west, the grand scam of financialization involves too many people to just execute. In Australia finance and real estate bubbles now form the basis of everything, and "academics" seriously see no problem in predicting even more wonderful "growth" in these industries. Our entire societies are scams, all financial promises are lies, we have beggared our unborn. So what do we do, seppuku? Nah just deny it all

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 01:09 | 4792683 August
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>>>Our entire societies are scams...

Quoted for truth. 

Even corrupt, deteriorating societies have a considerable number of basically decent people, but at this point in "the West", such people are allowed nowhere near the levers of power.

Just thank God that America still finds it's greatest strength in Diversity.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:37 | 4792224 Goldilocks
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The Beatles Strawberry Fields Forever (4:15)

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:39 | 4792232 yellowsub
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This is the a private citizen scamming the state banks.

Our situation is the other way around...  Who will actually prosecute them when they're colluding with them!

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:40 | 4792237 Yen Cross
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  Bad bankers are only, " A stones throw away".

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:45 | 4792249 The Old Man
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Crap Yen, I forgot "stones" in the rope and swords post, thanks for the reminder!

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:57 | 4792272 Yen Cross
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Mon, 06/02/2014 - 13:44 | 4817394 MeelionDollerBogus
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LOL saw whut u did thar!

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 20:53 | 4792261 TrustWho
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I guess "Blind Lady Justice" immigrated to Iran. Superman and "Blind Lady Justice" deported from USA long ago. President Obama wanted to transfor USA and says...."Fuck Truth Justice and the American Way" and just give us the money if you want justice.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:03 | 4792279 novictim
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Hey, The USA has higher standards of justice.  We don't just lock people up in America.  


Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:15 | 4792308 Mitzibitzi
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True, there's lifelong solitary, waterboarding, audio-visual disorientation and, if something a buddy of mine told me is true, him having been there to fit some CCTV cameras and motion sensor shit... having to blow the guards for food (a private prison in Kentucky, if I understood correctly).

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:45 | 4793153 TruthHunter
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"True, there's lifelong solitary, waterboarding, audio-visual disorientation and, if something a buddy of mine told me is true, him having been there to fit some CCTV cameras and motion sensor shit... having to blow the guards for food (a private prison in Kentucky, if I understood correctly)."


Can't happen here, that would be cruel and unusual punishment. 

Oh, wait, its not unusual...

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:10 | 4792290 adeptish
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He won't do that again....

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:16 | 4792310 alfred b.
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    I think that they ought to hold the next BIS meeting in Tehran....seems to me that the nightly whore-tuck would be the last thing on our banksters' mind!!


Sat, 05/24/2014 - 21:46 | 4792364 blindman
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america was turned into a larger version
of disney world, encompassing the entire
land mass. wherever you go, in the media
interpretation, there is nothing but edutainment
and fun house amusement, sometimes horrific but
always newsworthy bullshit, especially when the
customers, consumers or clients die.
maybe a superior system of fraud compared to the
european and russian system of point blank execution
resulting from complete innocence and honesty?
the study of history reveals a view of man and
h-is being and it just gets worse. worsity(*tmpjb)
is the name of the game the asre holes ply, there
is "money" in it, choke on that ye may

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 06:38 | 4792873 Disenchanted
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Amused to Death - Roger Waters

headphones mandatory!

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:14 | 4792433 Sambo
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In some Islamic sects accruing interest on money borrowed is considered a sin.

Bankers have a better chance of meeting the gallows in Islamic countries.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:28 | 4792455 john39
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Usury was in fact a mortal sin for christians as well, until evil and corrupt church leaders decided they knew better.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 04:36 | 4792841 Jano
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yes, until they got bribed and di not resist. we have to live with this. so long the money rules, we can expect a corruption in our society.

I do not want to say, that the best world woth of living was the stone age, there are other models, which would eliminate money and organize society in a bit different way, as we know it today.

Sat, 05/24/2014 - 22:44 | 4792478 teslaberry
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Sat, 05/24/2014 - 23:37 | 4792576 ramacers
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nothing sends the message like blood. grow a pair folks.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 00:05 | 4792612 Seek_Truth
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"Behold, I will stir up the Medes (Persians; Iran) against them, who have no regard for silver and do not delight in gold [and thus cannot be bribed]." - Isaiah 13:17

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 00:11 | 4792624 Joe A
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"How do you call a thousand bankers at the bottom of the ocean?" "A good beginning".

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 13:25 | 4817336 MeelionDollerBogus
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bad news: I think squids can breathe underwater.

Better try the moon.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 02:14 | 4792739 damicol
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This is pointless.


 If B.O. obummer made armed robbery legal, on the proviso that  you met elf and safety laws and you  carried it our and didn't contravene any waycist laws, and had the proper licence, what is first thing you will do ?


Before they come for you

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 02:51 | 4792776 Kina
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Sentence one senior US banker to an arse raping prison for 10 years.... then there would be a quick decline in corrupt bankers.

Banksters are true cowards....a little arse raping will send them all running...trying to sell out their local bought politician.


So long as they can hide behind bought paid for corrupt politicians, presidents and regulators they will never cease their corruption and evil plans.


Sun, 05/25/2014 - 10:51 | 4793166 TruthHunter
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"Sentence one senior US banker to an arse raping prison for 10 years....then there would be a quick decline in corrupt bankers."

There might only be an increase in nail gun accidents among judges and regulators.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 03:02 | 4792785 Surging Chaos
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Say what you want about Muslims, but they don't fuck around when it comes to dealing with banksters.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 11:42 | 4793293 daedon
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Neither do the Chinese.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 03:57 | 4792819 Svendblaaskaeg
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"..America - the land of the consequence-free..."

..And that after this is accomplished, and the brave new world begins
When all men are paid for existing and no man must pay for his sins

The Gods of the Copybook Headings
Rudyard Kipling - 1919


Sun, 05/25/2014 - 04:17 | 4792833 Jano
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well there might be much more behind, then a fradulent moeny changer.

the country is rulled by elitists and they are, exaclty like in US, or elswhere, after the money. that they use islamic fundaments to organize the society, is a different leaf of paper.

so they let this guy and his companions make some mistakes and now seized his/their property. one oligarch lost against other oligarchs.

who belives in Schneewitchen? he believes in a clean transit of power without stealing the elections and he belives also in the war against the teror.

something, like to belive, that US sponsoroed some cakes /through Nudelman-Kagan/ in Kiev and has otherwise nothing to do with the coup'd etat in Kiev.


Sun, 05/25/2014 - 05:16 | 4792854 buzzsaw99
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Sun, 05/25/2014 - 05:22 | 4792855 orangegeek
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The problem is systemic.   Start with what exists in the WH.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 07:23 | 4792887 maniabls
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Hello everyone.

I am an Iranian (persian) and let you know the only reason that Mr. Amirkhosravi was executed was possible threats which may cause some problem for government and higher than that, I mean The Leader (Ayatollah Khamenei).So never cross in your mind that the goverment in Iran killed him because of fraud. 5 years ago, Mr. Amirkhosravi was one of the successful entrepreneur and a manager of more than 10 companies which most of them were flourishin and now he is a .... !!!! 

This kind of persons with high level of prestige and fame and also money has influential and confidential information that if revealed, caused many problem for government and you know the simplest way of getting rid of all threats.


Sun, 05/25/2014 - 23:13 | 4794604 daedon
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Seems to me hanging a thousand bankers for the wrong reason is better than killing one child with a drone.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 08:37 | 4792945 _SILENCER
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All we know of this is an Iranian press release--From Rothschild owned AP no ness--so who knows what this cat was really up to. But you know, the Iranians don't front....they'll hang your ass in public from a construction crane. You do that shit to a couple of MF Global and JP Morgan pirates, you could start a trend worth following.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 09:06 | 4792970 espirit
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Perhaps that is the root cause of the nailgun suicides?

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 11:40 | 4793286 daedon
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Full story on Iran's presstv web site.

Sun, 05/25/2014 - 12:59 | 4793440 Caveman93
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Damn proud to have married a Persian!

Mon, 05/26/2014 - 10:00 | 4795242 andyupnorth
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"Land of the Free": Where the biggest criminals have full freedom.

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