Strauss-Kahn Hotel Video Released – Hotel Security and Maid’s Boss Seen Dancing and Celebrating After Maid Tells them What Happened

by Scott Creighton

A French news agency has released the hotel security tapes that show Dominique Strauss-Kahn checking out of the hotel after the alleged rape of the hotel maid. The video shows that DSK did not in fact “flee” the scene as he was accused of doing, but rather he calmly and quite routinely walked into the lobby, checked out, got help with his bags and went out to get in a cab to go have lunch with his daughter before catching a flight on his way to Germany to discuss the Greek debt crisis.

More interesting though is the video showing the maid in question and specifically, her boss and a hotel security person talking to her and then for some reason they went to another more secluded area before the police arrived and gave each other some kind of celebratory hand slapping and hugs and one even did a little dance step. All that they did prior to the police arriving on the scene and after the maid told them her story.

To the uncomplicit eye (yes, I made that word up) of a real journalist, it might seem, and rightly so, that they had some kind of plan in place and they had gone to a more secluded area in the hotel and were celebrating it’s positive outcome after the maid talked to them.

Or maybe that’s how bosses react when their employees are raped these days.

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BREAKING NEWS: Mounting Evidence that Dominique Strauss Kahn was Framed

by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research

While the media has gone to arms length to obfuscate the matter, there is mounting evidence that Dominique Strauss Kahn was framed.

According to media reports, the 32-year-old Guinean Sofitel housemaid received the modest sum of 100,000 dollars paid into her bank account. The New York Times acknowledges the payment but fails to analyze the source of these payments. In an utterly confused statement, the NYT suggests that the money was deposited in the housemaid’s account by her Guinean boy friend who is serving time in a high security prison:

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

That man, the investigators learned, had been arrested on charges of possessing 400 pounds of marijuana. He is among a number of individuals who made multiple cash deposits, totaling around $100,000, into the woman’s bank account over the last two years. The deposits were made in Arizona, Georgia, New York and Pennsylvania.

The investigators also learned that she was paying hundreds of dollars every month in phone charges to five companies. The woman had insisted she had only one phone and said she knew nothing about the deposits except that they were made by a man she described as her fiancé and his friends. (NYT, July 1, 2011, emphasis added)

The bank records of the housemaid, not to mention the record of her telephone calls, are known to police investigators, yet both the media and the prosecutors have failed to reveal the identity of the persons who instigated these money transfers.

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New York Times Spins Up NYPD’s Arrest of Strauss-Kahn

by Scott Creighton

The New York Times is trying to spin up a justification for NYPD’s handling of the Strauss-Kahn case. The last thing they want is for people to understand that the police in New York are just a bunch of henchmen working for the corrupt government in DC and their real bosses, Wall Street. Had Strauss-Kahn met with Merkel in Germany, they would have put together an easier bailout package for Greece which would have made international finance carry some of the financial burden and that would have cost Wall Street a lot of their expected profits. They also probably would have stricken from the deal the clauses that force Greece to hand over financial decision making in the future to an unelected body of international bankers. This is a crucial element of what they are doing in Greece as that it sets a precedent for future deals in other countries. They couldn’t allow that to happen, so when they listened in on his cell-phone calls to Merkel in Germany and knew what he was going to do, they hastily slapped this charge together out of whole cloth and sent the NYPD in to do their dirty work. Now the NYT is spinning up a narrative to try to let the NYPD off the hook for acting like the special police of any other dictatorship in the world.

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The Case Against DSK is “Falling Apart” – As If We Didn’t See That Coming

by Scott Creighton

Literally the day after it’s announced that the Greek government is going to accept the harshest possible austerity package in exchange for another bailout to give to the international bankers, the news comes out that the case against the former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn is “falling apart”

Yeah. Like we didn’t see that coming.

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The Federal Reserve Cartel: Part I: The Eight Families

(Another must read. Also read the post below by Michael Hudson.)

by Dean Henderson, Left Hook Blog

The Four Horsemen of Banking (Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo) own the Four Horsemen of Oil (Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch/Shell, BP and Chevron Texaco); in tandem with Deutsche Bank, BNP, Barclays and other European old money behemoths. But their monopoly over the global economy does not end at the edge of the oil patch.

According to company 10K filings to the SEC, the Four Horsemen of Banking are among the top ten stock holders of virtually every Fortune 500 corporation.[1]

So who then are the stockholders in these money center banks?

This information is guarded much more closely. My queries to bank regulatory agencies regarding stock ownership in the top 25 US bank holding companies were given Freedom of Information Act status, before being denied on “national security” grounds. This is rather ironic, since many of the bank’s stockholders reside in Europe.

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Replacing Economic Democracy with Financial Oligarchy

(A must read)

by Michael Hudson, Information Clearinghouse

Soon after the Socialist Party won Greece’s national elections in autumn 2009, it became apparent that the government’s finances were in a shambles. In May 2010, French President Nicolas Sarkozy took the lead in rounding up €120bn ($180 billion) from European governments to subsidize Greece’s unprogressive tax system that had led its government into debt – which Wall Street banks had helped conceal with Enron-style accounting.

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The Strauss-Kahn Set-Up and the Globalist Assault on Greek Sovereignty

by Scott Creighton

Now that Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been successfully removed from the equation, the globalist financial institutions are free to cash in on the Great Recession they created.  They’re attempting to hammer the people of Greece into submission with new “unprecedented” levels of privatization of public assets and even calls for “outside institutions” to take over some aspects of governing their country… like tax collection to start with. The buzz-word here is “sovereignty” and Greece is only the beginning.

“In order for the country to get future bailout money, the country will have to give up some sovereignty.

Specifically, according to a bombshell FT report, outside authorities will take over various functions related to tax collection (a big time problem in Athens) and privatizations.”  Business Insider

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