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All charges against Dominique Strauss Kahn set to be dropped
Daily Mail ^ | 12:02 PM on 21st August 2011 | By Hannah Roberts

Posted on 08/21/2011 3:56:43 PM PDT by Niuhuru

Prosecutors are reportedly set to ask a judge to abandon the case against Dominique Strauss Kahn. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance is preparing to ask that all charges against the former head of the IMF accused of attempting to rape hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo are dropped Tuesday.

Such requests from the DA 'are never denied', an expert told the New York Post meaning Strauss-Kahn could finally return to his home country after being forced to remian in the U.S for months.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: asylum; case; charges; civilsuit; country; diallo; districtattorney; evidence; expert; france; hotel; imf; interviews; lawyers; maid; manhattan; money; newyork; prosecution; rape; settlement; strausskahn; trial; us; wallstreetjournal
"All charges against Dominique Strauss Kahn set to be dropped as prosecutors prepare to abandon case over maid's credibility"
1 posted on 08/21/2011 3:56:47 PM PDT by Niuhuru
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To: Niuhuru

Imagine not one but two utterly sick people consuming so much ink and court time.


2 posted on 08/21/2011 4:00:06 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: EDINVA

The guy might be total scum, but she is worse. She has destroyed his reputation and now it looks like he will not be able to fulfill his dream of serving his country as President of France. It might not seem much to you, or others on here, but for him this has destroyed a dream of leading his country.


3 posted on 08/21/2011 4:01:47 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: EDINVA
That's what magicians do so you don't see what really going on.
4 posted on 08/21/2011 4:02:07 PM PDT by de.rm ('Most people never believe anything you tell them unless it isn't true."-Groucho Marx)
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To: Niuhuru

IIRC, Michael Savage called this one pretty much from the get go.


5 posted on 08/21/2011 4:02:52 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: de.rm

The minute she asked for money, that was when she blew it big time. Money over justice, I bet the whole thing was a total lie.


6 posted on 08/21/2011 4:03:05 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Cincinna; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Niuhuru


7 posted on 08/21/2011 4:04:44 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Definately. I wasn’t as sure that he was guilty either; as it is, someone who started talking about the way to get money with a criminal boyfriend set off an alarm, plus other circumstantial behavior. Strauss-Khan didn’t seem too eager to get away from the scene of the crime to me.


8 posted on 08/21/2011 4:06:43 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Your welcome; it’s good to know that an innocent man will not be going to jail and I’m optimistic his reputation will be restored. I just hope he might be able to become President of France, despite all of this. Those idiots who marched in the parade denouncing rape (and rich white men) are going to look (and hopefully feel) like total morons.


9 posted on 08/21/2011 4:09:43 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

Oh, I understand that this has destroyed in the short-term his goal of running to become President of France (no guarantee he’d have won). He could probably, in time and given the nature of this particular charge, overcome the damage to his reputation. The other stories that emerged publicly, tho, will be harder for him to deal with if he wants to pursue a political career.

To me, one of the absolute worst things anyone can do is to set out to destroy another’s reputation. Unfortunately for Mr Strauss Kahn, he IS, and was known widely - as in open secrets - to be a sleazeball. He’s no Ray Donovan.

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10 posted on 08/21/2011 4:15:17 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Niuhuru

Whoa wait a minute Partner. I agree this woman was garbage, but this guy did actually have some sort of sex with her and has a history of harrassment a mile long.Obviously his marriage means little to him.

He is no hero to be leading a country, he is a POS who got what he had been asking for for years, Only his money has saved him now from prison.

He deserved to be taken down a peg and France is lucky.


11 posted on 08/21/2011 4:20:17 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: EDINVA

“Unfortunately for Mr Strauss Kahn, he IS, and was known widely - as in open secrets - to be a sleazeball. He’s no Ray Donovan.”

True, but even those with perfect reputations can be a lot worse. Now that he is vindicated, I am sure that he will be able to work on fixing things up, like going on television and talking about it frankly in interviews and also make sure that all and sundry know that it was false. He must thank his lucky stars that he had the resources to protect himself.


12 posted on 08/21/2011 4:21:48 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

“His dream of being able to molest whoever he wants with impunity?” The guy’s immoral. not who we need leading France or leading the local gas station.


13 posted on 08/21/2011 4:25:45 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Niuhuru

It doesn’t matter who or what the dude is. What this and so many other cases demonstrate is that the accused male is presumed to be guilty. There was an article in the WSJ a couple of days ago about instructions to that effect from Obambi’s Dept. of Education to all colleges accepting Federal aid (in practice almost all colleges and universities in the country.) The sleazeballs are those of us who fall for this policy and have fallen for it in this case and all other recent cases.


14 posted on 08/21/2011 4:26:47 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Niuhuru

How soon they forget.

He was on a plane and in his haste to get on a plane left a cell phone behind.


15 posted on 08/21/2011 4:27:02 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Niuhuru

He has no good reputation to restore, Niuhuru. And certainly not a reputation that one would want for the head of the IMF or for president of any allied country. It’s not only that he was an alley cat, like Clinton, but also that he chose women not in a position, either financially or politically, to fight back.

He wasn’t guilty of this charge, but his reputation as a sleazy scumbag long preceded this story. His victims were shut up, as in the daughter of his political ally, or young women who worked in positions subordinate to his. There’s not much good to be said for him, other than that he did not commit this particular crime.

And I’m not sure why you’d be so anxious for a Socialist to be elected President of France ???


16 posted on 08/21/2011 4:35:23 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Niuhuru

If France is lucky the political opposition will slip him a hemlock on the flight home.


17 posted on 08/21/2011 4:44:02 PM PDT by steve86 (Acerbic by nature, not nurture (Could be worst in 40 years))
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To: Niuhuru

Glad that the legal system works as it should, but he’s still an unquestioned scumbag who probably should consider himself very lucky.


18 posted on 08/21/2011 4:55:03 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Niuhuru

He is a scum-bag and she is a scum-bagette.

They both deserve whatever they got or didn’t get.

The reason she thought she could pull this scam off is no doubt because she, or someone working with her, knew he has a history as a sexual predator who has avoided accountability because of his wealth and connections.

The real significance of her claim now is the fact the well publicized charges emboldened others he has victimized to come forth and finally tell their stories of his sexual assaults.


19 posted on 08/21/2011 4:57:01 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Muslims who advocate, support, or carry out Jihad give the other 1% a bad name)
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To: Niuhuru

The case of the diplomat vs the grifter. The defense alleges she may have been doubling up as a prostitute in the hotels she worked. There is a thin line between guilt and innocence when it comes to a charge of raping a prostitute.It hinges on whether the check bounced.Incarcerate him, deport her. Next case, please.


20 posted on 08/21/2011 5:40:03 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: bigbob

I consider him a scummoid too; all I do know is that being an a$$hole is no justification for him to be convicted if he is innocent. I’m a little testy about being falsely accused since I have had my brushes with idiots saying all sorts of all and sundry about me.


21 posted on 08/21/2011 6:00:21 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

“The guy might be total scum, but she is worse. “

This could not have turned out better! Two scum balls with one shot! Since Strauss-Kahn has been a stalker his whole life, it’s fitting that one of his number has been able to bring him down. France can do a whole lot better.


22 posted on 08/21/2011 6:11:32 PM PDT by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: vette6387

Actually you’re quite right about that, when I think about it. It’s the biggest irony of all really in the end.


23 posted on 08/21/2011 6:17:39 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Revolting cat!

the accused male is presumed to be guilty...”There was an article in the WSJ a couple of days ago about instructions to that effect from Obambi’s Dept. of Education to all colleges accepting Federal aid (in practice almost all colleges and universities in the country.)”

I think there was a case where the accuser was criminally charged, the accused was not, yet the university sided with her and punished the accused!


24 posted on 08/21/2011 6:23:38 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: Niuhuru
From 2009....

Cy Vance Jr. Not Ready For Prime Time

25 posted on 08/21/2011 6:25:58 PM PDT by mewzilla (Forget a third party. We need a second one.)
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To: Joe 6-pack
IIRC, Michael Savage called this one pretty much from the get go

Were you listening when the hotel maid called in and said this was a common scam among "housekeepers" in NYC? It was when the lynch mob was riding high. She could barely speak English, but she had it pegged when the "intelligentsia" (Left & Right) were 95% full of it.

26 posted on 08/21/2011 6:32:42 PM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (Days .... Weeks ..... Months .....)
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To: Niuhuru

And so at long last we will bid adieu to Monsieur Rutting Chimpanzee. Could he be persuaded to take Ms. Diallo with him? French wives are infinitely understanding of that sort of thing.


27 posted on 08/21/2011 6:34:31 PM PDT by TChad
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To: Niuhuru

Had he never pulled his pecker out of his pants his dream would still live.


28 posted on 08/21/2011 6:42:39 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Disgusted with the establishment GOP and their enablers.)
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To: Rebelbase

Why men, who have so much to lose, do this is beyond me.


29 posted on 08/21/2011 9:40:31 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: Niuhuru

Why any man would do this is beyond me!!!!!!!!!


30 posted on 08/21/2011 9:51:14 PM PDT by Nailbiter
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To: Nailbiter

It’s not like there aren’t enough ‘services’ that provide this sort of thing, minus the threat of a lawsuit or charges. Why do this? He was close to leaving for France and then possibly running for office in France. When will these men learn that each time they are unfaithful, consensual even, they are putting everything they have at risk. They don’t just ruin their own reputations and lives, but that of their family as well. There are more than enough movies out there about crazy mistresses attacking the wife and they often have these perfect, beautiful wives who are highly accomplished and madly in love with them. They have it all, everything. After Clinton, I am amazed at how they still ruin their lives the way they do.


31 posted on 08/21/2011 9:56:56 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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She has destroyed his reputation

You mean he's no longer considered a chaud lapin?

32 posted on 08/22/2011 12:06:17 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (New gets old. Steampunk is always cool)
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To: Niuhuru

Dominique Strauss-Kahn is a life long SOCIALIST! The last thing France , or any country needs is a Socialist and his SOCIALIST PARTY running it.
DSK is not innocent. DSK is a serial sexual predator with a long and documented history of harassment and sexual abuse and attempted rape of women in France.
This is Free Republic - we support conservatives here, not Socialists! Are you sure you are posting your Socialist propaganda on the right site? I’m sure you would be more than welcome at DU or Daily Kos.


33 posted on 08/22/2011 12:18:24 AM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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