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The New Statesman ^ | 10-6-2008 | Martin Bright

Posted on 10/13/2008 2:05:07 PM PDT by Danae

The brilliant people at Wikileaks have produced a very useful collection of articles about stories removed from media websites following legal threats from an Iraqi billionaire

The British-based Iraqi billionaire Nadhmi Auchi has become a highly controversial figure in the United States after being linked to Chicago-based businessman Tony Rezko - the weak link in the Obama campaign.

The freedom of information site Wikileaks has now published some fascinating material about Auchi's attempts to stop people writing about him.

Auchi was convicted of fraud by the French courts in 2003 for his involvement in illegal payments surrounding a deal he brokered for the French oil company Elf-Aquitaine. Whenever I write this, Auchi's lawyers send a letter asking us to say that their client is appealing this verdict. So this time I'll save them the trouble.

The local paper The Chicago Sun-Times outlined this complex of relationships in an article entitled Tony Rezko's Billionaire Buddy in February. Rezko's wife and Obama bought adjoining plots in Chicago on the same day in 2005. Obama later said he regretted doing a deal with Mrs Rezko for a strip of land adjoining the two properties. Earlier this year Rezko was convicted of fraud after it was discovered he had not disclosed a $3.5 million loan from Auchi.

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Digg del.icio.us facebook newsvine Buzz up!Reddit 2 comments from readers jrysk 06 October 2008 at 18:44 Keep Google Newsing REZKO because he's talking to Fitzgerald EVERY DAY.

The 18 USC 1346 indictment of Obama will center on Obama's work on the 2003 board legislation. For more discussion of this--and also the General Mediterranean/Syrian mafia connections of the pimp Obama--see Evelyn Pringle's excellent "Curtain Time" articles at opednews.

Obama's indictment will be the October surprise. And it will happen in October because Rezko is scheduled to be sentenced at the end of October, basically to life imprisonment (and he's facing two other criminal trials). So he's spilling his guts every day. There are stories now involving other people, the result, it appears, of U.S. attorneys confirming details Rezko is providing them with.

It was reported three weeks ago that there is already enough evidence to indict Blago, and, as your readers may know, Blago and Obama were both created by Rezko and his Syrian mafia backers. So there is probably more than enough already to indict Obama.

cypherpunks 06 October 2008 at 19:55 Wow. wikileaks also has a 146 page pentagon report into auchi. US reporters are really behind the 8 ball on this one...


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Oh my..... I had not considered this, if Rezeko is awaiting sentancing, and fitsgerald is talking to him... I would imagine that he is indeed talking, if only to get his arse out sooner than the Life sentance he is otherwise looking at. Hum, this is worth following up on.
1 posted on 10/13/2008 2:05:07 PM PDT by Danae
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To: Danae

Friends & Associates of Barack Hussein Obama


2 posted on 10/13/2008 2:09:55 PM PDT by Brown Deer
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To: Danae

More: http://www.suntimes.com/news/watchdogs/817377,CST-NWS-watchdog28.article


3 posted on 10/13/2008 2:10:05 PM PDT by Danae (Read my Lipstick: I AM Sarah Palin)
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To: Danae

BTTT


4 posted on 10/13/2008 2:15:46 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (TWO THINGS TO DISLIKE ABOUT OBAMA........HIS FACE!)
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If true, and this leads to an indictment of Obama, who takes the DNC slot? Or does McCain run unopposed for the Presidency?
5 posted on 10/13/2008 2:17:10 PM PDT by Danae (Read my Lipstick: I AM Sarah Palin)
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To: greyfoxx39

Also, I would imagine that Obama has more than a few over seas funding sources that he has never met.


6 posted on 10/13/2008 2:18:39 PM PDT by Danae (Read my Lipstick: I AM Sarah Palin)
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Hopefully....he goes into the election as a certain indictee....and is indicted on November 5th.


7 posted on 10/13/2008 2:20:09 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Socialism is great until you run out of someone else's money (M. Thatcher))
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I hope it happens in the last week of October. The manchurian candidate will completely tank. THEN we can post up pictures of his arrest! Oh that would be some small measure of justice for his support of Fannie Mae and the collapse of global finance markets and his place in the whole scheme, oh and ACORN as well!


8 posted on 10/13/2008 2:25:30 PM PDT by Danae (Read my Lipstick: I AM Sarah Palin)
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I just wonder if the media has enough power to neutralize both this and his questionable citizenship...they will try with every dirty trick they can.


9 posted on 10/13/2008 2:26:57 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (TWO THINGS TO DISLIKE ABOUT OBAMA........HIS FACE!)
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Might be more an issue of letting go their own Biases, they are so in the tank for Obama they need Oxygen piped in. They don’t want to have their own BS thrown back at them. They chose the wrong guy and heaven forbid they have to admit it.


10 posted on 10/13/2008 2:37:02 PM PDT by Danae (Read my Lipstick: I AM Sarah Palin)
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Yeah....but, I think they’re only pipe dreams.....got to keep working on the masses and their ignorance.....help me with my “Are you SMARTER than a 7th Grader quiz....I want to send a question a day for the next couple of weeks...to friends and family....but don’t want to post a vanity...

DRAFT..........
Are you smarter than a 7th Grader? Test Question #1…..

If a company has 6 employees and their average annual gross pay is $45,000 annually…..what is the chance they will get TAXED under Obama’s plan???? (Obama has stated no one who “makes” over $250,000 will see an increase in taxes.)

ANSWER: 6 x 45,000 = $270,000….which is over $250,000 and, that’s only PART of what a CEO has to “make” in sales/receipts in order to be in business. (Remember, there are gross sales, and net sales, but, who knows what Obama is talking about…..seen anyone in the media ask him?)

Anyway, the $270,000 is over $250,000….so according to Obama that RICH company CEO deserves to be taxed MORE, RIGHT? What about the cost of the materials he has to buy to produce/sell their products? Oopps….that means they have to have sales receipts WAY above, $270,000, say, another $200,000……oh, oh…..the tax man cometh…..this CEO is really RICH if he can afford to pay $470,000 for salaries and goods through his GROSS sales receipts – he hasn’t made any money, yet, however, for himself.

And, don’t forget…..taxes are a cost of doing business and are passed on in the cost of products YOU pay for….or in the lack of salary you will receive.

Get your brains on folks….it’s going to be a rough ride.

Are you SMARTER than a 7th GRADER….Test Question #2

Penny Pritzker was a major developer of the sub-prime loan business. She also was Chair of the Board of Superior Bank (that means she RAN the place) – Superior Bank went bankrupt and left hundreds of people without their money under her leadership. Should she be hired to be the Campaign Finance Manager for the Obama Campaign?

ANSWER: Too late. Penny Pritzker IS the Obama Campaign’s Finance Manager.

Are YOU SMARTER than a 7th Grader? Test Question #3

If a white person says they won’t vote for Obama, but they would vote for Michael Steele (black American), Clarence Thomas, (black American) and other conservative Black American’s……Are they a RACIST?

ANSWER: YOU know the answer….don’t be scammed by the racist Obamanites who are now infiltrating the McCain campaign and yelling…..has the Media interviewed even ONE of them yet??? Of course not….they can’t…..why….because they ARE NOT McCain Supporters!

Are YOU SMARTER than a 7th GRADER? Test Question #4

You have a friend….his name is William Ayers….he used to participate in the planning of bombing places (including the Pentagon) that killed people. Do you think he would be a good advisor, especially, if he still says, he “didn’t do enough” in his bombing activities? Oh, and he meets with people who would love to see the US go down in ashes…i.e. Chavez.

ANSWER: Oh, c’mon…you’re Momma taught you better!

Question #5.....Obama proposes to allow savers with tax-favored Individual Retirement Accounts and 401(k)’s to withdraw 15 percent of those retirement savings, up to a maximum of $10,000, without paying a tax penalty as the law currently requires for withdrawals before age 59 and a half;

ANSWER: Wow...your older brother is NOT EVEN THAT sneaky...Obama’s proposal is a very cool way of increasing tax revenues RIGHT NOW. (You’re parents will have less money to give you for an allowance or to buy things with). While the tax “penalty” would be waved, the taxes owed on the ordinary income withdrawal would be taxed at the person’s current tax rate instead of their (lower) tax rate in retirement.

QUESTION #6....If you’re Mom & Dad together make $75,000 a year, are they Rich?

ANSWER: Well…where do they live? Alaska? San Francisco? Pocatello, ID? Podunk, Arkansas? But, actually, according to Obama, YES, they are rich….they make more than $42,000 a year. He voted for tax increases on anyone making over $42K a year. But, what do YOU think? Anything over $100 a week is RICH to you, right?

QUESTION #7.....If 40% of the population pays NO taxes, and Obama says 95% of the population will pay no taxes….WHO will be paying taxes?

ANSWER:

If you take a poll of sheep and wolves…..and you ask 40 wolves, and 30 sheep, what should be for dinner, what do you think the outcome will be?

If Obama says he will cut the Capital Gains Tax for small businesses, but, small business do NOT pay capital gains taxes….what is he saying?

ANSWER: He will tax anything and everything he can, and lie to get you to vote for him.

Your BFF is suddenly telling everyone lies about you….


11 posted on 10/13/2008 2:39:42 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Socialism is great until you run out of someone else's money (M. Thatcher))
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Oooh, that’s good. May I “borrow” that for my list?


12 posted on 10/13/2008 2:45:44 PM PDT by Shelayne (Gloves off, heels on, lipstick check-- Giddy up!)
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YES! It’s a work in progress.....needs some tweaking...


13 posted on 10/13/2008 2:49:53 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Socialism is great until you run out of someone else's money (M. Thatcher))
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....but don’t want to post a vanity...

Why not? There are vanities every day that are not as well prepared as this, and a lot of FReepers are forwarding valid points on to everyone in their mailbox...such as yours truly.

I will ping my list if you post this as a thread..be sure and ping me.

14 posted on 10/13/2008 2:57:22 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (TWO THINGS TO DISLIKE ABOUT OBAMA........HIS FACE!)
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Maybe when I get it a little more TWEAKED I’ll post a thread...I’ll ping you....thanks.


15 posted on 10/13/2008 3:21:11 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Socialism is great until you run out of someone else's money (M. Thatcher))
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Ineligibility for the Presidency (Obama’s Birth Certificate / Vanity)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2103327/posts?page=7
[Constitutional considerations — well thought out]


16 posted on 10/15/2008 7:57:24 AM PDT by Arthur Wildfire! March ("Never tell me the odds!" -- Han Solo)
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