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A Pathocrat Exposed?: I.M.F. Chief, Apprehended at Airport, Is Accused of Sexual Attack

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn
The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn, was taken off an Air France plane at Kennedy International Airport minutes before it was to depart for Paris on Saturday, in connection with the sexual attack of a maid at a Midtown Manhattan hotel, the authorities said.

Mr. Strauss-Kahn, 62, who was widely expected to become the Socialist candidate for the French presidency, was apprehended by detectives of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in the first-class section of the jetliner, and immediately turned over to detectives from the Midtown South Precinct, officials said.

The New York Police Department arrested Mr. Strauss-Kahn at 2:15 a.m. Sunday "on charges of criminal sexual act, attempted rape, and an unlawful imprisonment in connection with a sexual assault on a 32-year-old chambermaid in the luxury suite of a Midtown Manhattan hotel yesterday" about 1 p.m., Deputy Commissioner Paul J. Browne, the department's chief spokesman, said.


Propaganda Alert! US: SEALs at Risk? Government Fears for Safety of Troops That Took Out Bin Laden

They are revered as the smartest, bravest and most elite in the American military and yet, there is concern for their safety.

The U.S. government believes there are publications offering money to find out the identities of the Navy SEAL team that killed Osama bin Laden.

During a town hall meeting at Camp Lejeune, N.C., on Thursday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates admitted bin Laden's death has intensified the threat of extreme retaliation against them.

"When I met with the team last Thursday, they expressed a concern about that, and particularly with respect to their families," Gates said.

The Department of Defense is looking into ways to "pump up security" for the commandoes. For years, bin Laden was the world's most wanted man, and some fear his death has shifted the crosshairs directly onto Team 6.

In Virginia Beach, where the Seals are based, there's a dangerous new pastime called "SEAL spotting," in which journalists and fans try to pick out members of the elite team.


Iran: Three Iranian Ministers Removed Amid President's Plan to Merge Ministries

© Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz
File photo taken on Oct. 11, 2010 shows Iranian Oil Minister Masoud Mir-Kazemi speaks during a press conference in Tehran, Iran. Iran's Oil Minister Masoud Mir-Kazemi was removed along with two other ministers on Saturday by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad amid a plan to merge some ministries of the country, an Information Officer from oil ministry told Xinhua.
Iran's oil minister was removed along with two other ministers on Saturday by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad amid a plan to merge some ministries of the country, an information officer from the Oil Ministry told Xinhua.

In three separate decrees on Saturday, Ahmadinejad dismissed Welfare and Social Security Minister Sadeq Mahsouli, Minister of Industries and Mines Ali-Akbar Mehrabian and Oil Minister Masoud Mir-Kazemi from their posts according to the 53rd article of the country's Fifth Five-Year Development Plan, the English language satellite Press TV reported.

The Iranian president expressed gratitude to the ministers for their "honest efforts and services which had an influential role in the successes of the government," said the report.

According to 53rd article of Iran's Fifth Five-Year Development Plan (2010-2015), the Iranian government is obliged to reduce its ministries form 21 to 17 to officially improve the efficiency of state administration.


US Federal Court: Talking Back to a Cop Can Cost Your Job


Speaking your mind to a police officer during a traffic stop is not free speech, according to the Tenth Circuit US Court of Appeals. A three-judge panel ruled Thursday that Colorado Springs, Colorado Police Officer Duaine Peters did nothing wrong in having Miriam Leverington fired from her job as a nurse at Memorial Health System for talking back after he wrote her a speeding citation.

Peters had been running a speed trap on an exit from Interstate 25 on December, 17, 2008. He pulled over Leverington and the interaction quickly became "less than cordial." After being handed her ticket, Leverington told Peters that she hoped she never had him as a patient.

"I hope not too, because maybe I'll call your supervisor and tell her you threatened me," Peters fired back.

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Top French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn head of IMF dragged off flight at JFK, accused of sodomizing maid

dominique strauss kahn
© Manuel Balce Ceneta, AP

IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn is in hot water with American authorities.

A top French politician nicknamed "the great seducer" was dragged off a flight at Kennedy Airport Saturday after he was accused of sodomizing a Manhattan hotel maid, sources said.

Port Authority cops grabbed Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund and a presidential hopeful in France, moments before his Air France plane took off about 4:45 p.m.

Strauss-Kahn, 62, allegedly crept up behind a maid after she entered his room and forced her to perform oral sex on him, sources said.

Bad Guys

Osama bin Laden is Dead! Now We Are All Osama bin Laden!

It was only a few days ago in our blog post, "Rejoice! The War on Terror is Over!", that we made note that some of the criminals and sociopaths inside of the US Government, like Janet Napolitano and former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, started changing their overall theme.

With the announced but completely unverified death of Osama bin Laden they immediately went to work to find a new threat. Napolitano stated that now the threat is "U.S. residents willing to carry out attacks with little or no warning" and Gonzales stated the "next terrorist attack is going to be conducted by someone who looks like you or me, speaks perfect English, is probably a citizen of the United States or has the capacity to move freely in the United States".

Alberto Gonzales
© The Dollar Vigilante
According to Alberto Gonzales this may be what the next terrorist looks like.
So, according to Alberto, the next terrorist will either look like him or like one of 300 million+ other citizens of the United States. It could be Lil' John or Lindsay Lohan or Al Pacino! We must be ever vigilant!

Oh wait, Lil' John doesn't speak perfect English... or anything that even sounds like a decipherable language. So it's probably not him.

Note, as well, how Alberto threw in that the next terrorist will likely have the "capacity to move freely in the United States". Well, we'll just have to make sure that is not something anyone can do then, right, Alberto?


Propaganda Alert: US charges six for supporting Pakistani Taliban

Three of those indicted live in Florida, the others in Pakistan

Miami - Six people in Florida and Pakistan have been charged with providing financing and material support to the Pakistani Taliban, a designated foreign terrorist organization, U.S. federal officials said on Saturday.

The indictment was announced by the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and local FBI agents at a time when relations with Pakistan are strained over the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.

Three of the accused, who are all originally from Pakistan, were U.S. citizens arrested in South Florida and Los Angeles. They include two Imans, or Muslim religious leaders, from mosques in Florida.

The other three charged were living in Pakistan and still at large.

All six were charged in a four-count indictment with being involved in a conspiracy to "murder, maim and kidnap persons overseas," as well with conspiring to provide $50,000 to the Pakistani Taliban.


Bin Laden's Assassination: Feeding Red Meat To America's Imperialist Fervor

© Gilbert Mercier.
There is nothing like a "good killing" to make America proud and a politician go up in the polls. Since the hit on Osama Bin Laden executed by US Navy Seals, President Obama has gained 7 percent in the polls. His 50 percent approval rating, thanks to the killing of Bin Laden has jumped to 57 percent. The US President is getting praised from such "luminaries" as former Vice President Dick Cheney. Most Americans are happy and cheering without any second thoughts. After all, they finally got their bogeymen, and the "face of evil" used to justify the war in Afghanistan and Iraq is gone. And because in the United States the perception of reality is a simplistic black or white with no shades of grey, most people feel that the death of someone assassinated in a sovereign country is a cause for celebration.

Brick Wall

Watch Out, Whistleblowers: Congress and Courts Move to Curtail Leaks

House Republicans introduced legislation yesterday targeting the already-delayed whistleblower rule in the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. The proposed change would require corporate whistleblowers to report problems internally before going to financial regulators. The move, backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is just the latest in a series of setbacks for those who favor strengthening whistleblower rules to encourage reporting of wrongdoing within government and businesses.

Whistleblowers were dealt another blow last week when a federal court of appeals ruled that corporate whistleblower protections don't cover leaks to the media. According to the Los Angeles Times, the panel of judges ruled that individuals blowing the whistle on publicly traded companies are protected from retaliation only when they report the wrongdoing to financial regulators - which could discourage future leaks to the media.

Whistleblower groups are also protesting a provision in the Intelligence Authorization Bill that would allow intelligence officials to penalize employees and former employees for disclosure of classified information without needing a conviction to do so. The Government Accountability Project has said that under the proposed law, intelligence officials need only reach a "determination" that a knowing violation occurred.

Bad Guys

Keiser Report: Top Down Tyranny

This week Max Keiser and co-host, Stacy Herbert, report on collectivist top down tyranny running our monetary system. In the second half of the show, Max talks to Eric Sprott about precious metals, the ever increasing margin requirements and the ever decreasing dollar.