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French politician on suicide watch in New York
AP ^ | May 18 2011 | CHRIS HAWLEY

Posted on 05/18/2011 1:26:57 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

The maid came from one of the world's poorest countries and worked long hours trying to support the teen daughter she raised alone. The penthouse suite at the Sofitel Hotel was just another room; she had no idea the man she says tried to rape her was a famous French politician.

The man, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, remained jailed under a suicide watch Wednesday as a lawyer for the woman sought to rebut whispered allegations that her charges were a conspiracy and a setup.

Calls intensified for the 62-year-old Strauss-Kahn to step down as head of the powerful International Monetary Fund, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner saying Strauss-Kahn "is obviously not in a position to run" the agency.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: dsk; elites; imf; kahn; rulingclass; strausskahn

1 posted on 05/18/2011 1:27:01 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

We got your IMF right here.


2 posted on 05/18/2011 1:34:49 AM PDT by oyez (The difference in genius and stupidity is that genius has limits.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

People like Dominique Strauss-Kahn think of themselves as “Ruling Elites” and we are their slaves and must obey. They can stick that idea were the sun don’t shine.
Socialism: The road to slavery.


3 posted on 05/18/2011 2:03:03 AM PDT by steveab (When was the last time someone tried to sell you a CO2 induced climate control system for your home?)
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To: steveab

Maybe...but this stinks to high h-e- double toothpicks. Looks like a setup job...one person’s word against another’s. Why do that to a maid when he could have easily hired outside help?...and look at the source!


4 posted on 05/18/2011 2:09:52 AM PDT by gr8eman (People who have no souls never "Soul Search"!)
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To: gr8eman

Sounds like there’s physical evidence or his lawyer wouldn’t be hinting of consentual relations already. Sounds like a pig who was protected and emboldened by his status.


5 posted on 05/18/2011 2:23:02 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: 9YearLurker

*consensual*


6 posted on 05/18/2011 2:23:55 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: steveab

didnt I here that almost verbatim on the radio yesterday,maybe Limbaugh?


7 posted on 05/18/2011 2:25:22 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Of course he can run the IMF from jail... criminal gangs do it all the time with smuggled cellphones. He needs a new cellphone, doesn't he?

As for the defense... a friend of mine who practiced law in New Jersey told me that state would not stand for one-tenth the stunts New York lawyers pull.

8 posted on 05/18/2011 2:42:30 AM PDT by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: gr8eman

Report I read said that the victim did not know he was a “Master of the Universe.” Kudos to her for coming forward and to the NYPD for the collar.

He’s on suicide watch off a mental evaluation. Why would an innocent man indicate such tendency? An innocent man would be focused on proving his innocence.


9 posted on 05/18/2011 2:47:54 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory; and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: gr8eman

Duh, the pervert has a history of this crap, needs to be in jail.


10 posted on 05/18/2011 3:03:56 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Berlin_Freeper

..socialist don’t commit suicide, they cause the depression that .....


12 posted on 05/18/2011 3:17:30 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: gr8eman

Sigh...read the details...there’s plenty of details that indicate that this was an actual rape or nasty, attempted rape. Otherwise, you sound like the French readers of The Guardian who are appalled at our Anglo-Saxon hang-ups on sex.


13 posted on 05/18/2011 3:23:33 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (.)
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To: 9YearLurker
Sounds like there’s physical evidence or his lawyer wouldn’t be hinting of consensual relations already.

He may claim "consent" or that he was set up...but the facts beg to differ.

There IS physical evidence---DNA under her fingernails when she scratched him, blood on the bed, a paper trail indicating he had flim-flammed the hotel into thinking he had left.

Luxe hotels handle $3000 a night guests with kid gloves. There's a protocol----the help does not freely enter rooms at will. Apparently maids are not allowed to enter rooms until they are specifically told the guest has departed.

The hotel first sends in a bellman to cart off dishes, empty bottles, and the like BEFORE the maids go in to clean.

The victim had been told by the bellman that the guest had left....and got the OK to enter the room. But when she walked in, DSK was apparently hiding in the bathroom and ran out to attack her when he heard her come in.

From what we now know, it looks like HE set her up for rape.

They hustled him off to Rikers despite a high paid lawyer's plea........probably b/c he's done this before and had been warned.

14 posted on 05/18/2011 3:24:21 AM PDT by Liz
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15 posted on 05/18/2011 3:29:50 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Obama can't see something pure like the truth without wanting to abort it.)
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To: gr8eman

Do the name “bill clinton” ring a bell?
Why? Because he could.


16 posted on 05/18/2011 3:51:31 AM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

‘Suicide Watch’ is just more evidence of guilt.


18 posted on 05/18/2011 4:01:08 AM PDT by chopperman
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To: Liz

FNC reported the housekeeper lives in a building leased almost exclusively by people with HIV/AIDS.


19 posted on 05/18/2011 4:20:10 AM PDT by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff theory of economics)
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To: gr8eman

I agree. This does seem extremely convenient, and the stakes are certainly high enough (protection of dollar reserve status!) for the Fed to go to any lengths to set up the head of the IMF.

But I console myself that Clinton and Gore are certainly rapists (or at any rate: creepy Chakra releasers) - rape is documented behavior for alpha left-wing politicians. DSK certainly fits the same profile.


20 posted on 05/18/2011 4:20:15 AM PDT by agere_contra ("Debt is the foundation of destruction" : Sarah Palin.)
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To: agere_contra

I have never understood how people like this can convince superiors, co-workers, associates, etc., that they are honorable and principled enough to represent their organizations are proficient at their work and are credible... when deep in their heart of hearts and in their very private and personal selves they conduct themselves like savage brutes and are capable of SUCH disgusting, unconscionable and criminal acts.

That this monstrous, personal criminality co-exists comfortably and simultaneously with the persona they front off to the world is something that I can’t comprehend.

There are others just like him. Either they are very crafty in concealing it or we are very stupid to be conned like this.

Personally, and I am a woman, I sort of know who I will never get onto an elevator alone with. This guy would fit the profile.


21 posted on 05/18/2011 4:38:29 AM PDT by SMARTY (Conforming to non-conformity is conforming just the same.)
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To: NautiNurse

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/imf_accuser_in_apt_for_hiv_vics_oZmUkbtouJ14RHw1434HvJ


22 posted on 05/18/2011 4:48:49 AM PDT by ltc8k6
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To: SMARTY

I hear that!

If DSK was actually innocent of this deed (i.e. he was carefully set up) then I think that those who set him up would have tied it to his known proclivities. And those proclivities are those of the morally unencumbered Left: rapists and abusers of the hired help. As you say: disgusting, unconscionable and criminal acts.

I certainly can’t dismiss a setup. If DSK were a right-wing politican then my ‘Tawana Brawley’ detector would have gone off already. It’s all too convenient.

DSK’s replacement as head of the IMF would almost certainly be John Lipsky.

John Lipsky was the Chief Economist and Director of Research at JPMorgan, as well as the Vice Chairman of JPMorgan Investment Bank.

This sorry episode with DSK is therefore extremely fortuitous for JP Morgan and for the private company known as the Federal Reserve Bank. There’ll be no SDRs with a basket containing a (properly) devalued dollar with Lipsky in control.

Which all means that the private company known as the Federal Reserve Bank will hold onto power for a little longer. Well worth setting up a guy in a hotel room.

For those who believe that being on suicide watch marks this man as being guilty - if the Fed DID set him up, just imagine how much they want him dead, how much they want him to become a forgotten footnote in history. Right now, *suicide watch is his only protection*.

But - whatever. If he didn’t commit this rape he’s still an un-indited fiat statist, a willing part of the machine who have been enslaving the world since 1971. In my eyes he’s as innocent as Lavrenti Beria was under Stalin - and is being disposed of in much the same way.

The leftists are eating their own. Another horrific statist is becoming a slow-motion bullet-riddled corpse in the basement of the Lubyanka. Whatever his fate, there will be a lot of dry eyes here on Free Republic.

Lastly: if DSK *was* setup, then those who set him up may go to jail too. We should be alert to this possibility: it would be a terrific win for the forces of freedom.


23 posted on 05/18/2011 5:07:55 AM PDT by agere_contra ("Debt is the foundation of destruction" : Sarah Palin.)
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To: chopperman

If he was set up then putting him on suicide watch is the first step to murdering him in jail.

Probably not, but it makes a great conspiracy theory. LOL


24 posted on 05/18/2011 5:38:24 AM PDT by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: gr8eman
Why do that to a maid when he could have easily hired outside help?

Why does a dog lick its own butt?

Paying for it just makes him another sad old john. Taking it shows he has power.

25 posted on 05/18/2011 7:36:12 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Monarchy is the one system of government where power is exercised for the good of all - Aristotle)
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