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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-31-04 09:51 PM
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35. Henry Kissinger Riggs National Bank
Edited on Mon May-31-04 09:56 PM by seemslikeadream
I'm looking around

Remember when Henry Kissinger had to quit when as chairman of the 911 Investaging commottie he was asked to reveal his "business contacts"?

The New York Times > Business > Your Money > A Washington Bank, a ... ... of America; and others with surnames like Greenspan, Kissinger and Rehnquist. ... Today, however, Mr. Allbritton and Riggs National Bank, which provides ... yourmoney/11riggs.html

Bush Week in Review ... Kissinger still holds thousands of state department documents that he took to ... the form of cashier's checks, purchased from Washington's Riggs Bank by Princess ...

Currents - When Do We Call It Corruption? ... Inevitably the list includes both Henry Kissinger and Richard Perle, whom I hereby propose (stealing an ... It appears that the Riggs Bank is feeling a little heat ... guest/motet?show+-uibDGd+-ilad+Currents+931+-25

Democratic Underground Forums - great link from BartCop ... III Lloyd Bentsen Zbigniew Brzezinski Dick Cheney (Resigned in November, 2000) Henry Kissinger Brent Scowcroft John ... Treasurer Karl Mattison - VP Riggs Bank, NA. ... / cgi-bin/duforum/duboard.cgi? az=show_thread&om=4093&forum=DCForumID70

Inside the Mind of Gloria Brame: Impolitics ... President Bush's uncle, was appointed CEO of Riggs Bank's investment arm ... to actually FIND the facts on the Riggs/Bush connection ... Of course, Kissinger was right ... impolitics/

US-Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce ... Dick Cheney (Resigned in November, 2000). Henry Kissinger. Brent Scowcroft. ... Karl Mattison, Treasurer. VP Riggs Bank, NA. Seymour Khalilov, Executive Director. ... profiles/usacc.html

By Saul Landau

The Santiago Appeals Court apparently voted 13-9 to revoke General Augusto Pinochet's parliamentary immunity. This makes Pinochet vulnerable to prosecution in Chile for allegedly ordering his subordinates to carry out a mass murder campaign - which they did. The court can now prosecute him in more than 100 cases of people murdered in the so-called "Caravan of Death" cases. Needless to say, the appeal process will take years. "Poor Pinochet," a conservative Chilean politician remarked to me. "A man who brought order to our country, dealt with the troublemakers and put good people in charge of our economy. He's being nibbled to death by the leftwing courts."

I agreed on the nibbling process, but I don't quite share the politician's admiration for Pinochet, who led the 1973 military coup. He ruled for 15 years, before calling and losing a 1988 plebiscite and, in 1990, a presidential election. So, he made himself army chief for a decade. In 1998, he retired and made himself Senator for Life. "Poor Pinochet," said his supporters after he had ventured to London in October 1998. (At the rime, his Riggs Bank checking account had $1.8 million.) Indeed, "poor Pinochet" never dreamed that a Spanish judge would issue an arrest order and that British authorities would hold him prisoner for some 15 months for the solid anti-Communist work he had done in Chile.

Henry Kissinger had praised his efforts. Former Prime Minister Thatcher regularly invited him to tea. And, Kissinger and Thatcher both chimed in on his behalf. "Poor Pinochet," they intoned. "Let the poor old man alone." Then, in March this year, British Home Secretary Jack Straw, bowing to this kind of pressure from the old boys and girls network, declared that in captivity "poor Pinochet's" deteriorating health made him unfit to stand trial.

But, those opportune southwesterly winds accompanying his airplane back home proved recuperative powers for the ailing ex-dictator. After landing in Chile, poor Pinochet bounced out of his wheelchair and danced a cueca step on his way to hug his old military pals. Then, he recovered enough cogency to complain about how Chileans didn't appreciate all he'd done for them. Poor Pinochet felt downright sorry for himself. The mighty Chilean military would not-could not-allow lowly civilians to pester the great hero further. They made martial noises. But incoming President Ricardo Lagos gave the Chilean joint chiefs a finger-wagging lecture on the nature of their subservience to civilian authority. And, behind the scenes, the Chilean corporate elite sent their warning to the military: this is not the time to threaten a coup, lest it interfere with business. President Lagos pledged that he would allow the courts to handle the Pinochet affair.
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  -BFEE Pal Berlusconi Built 007 Villain's Tunnel (like Moon & Hitler) Octafish  May-30-04 09:31 PM   #0 
  - The cover is ugly. The topic uglier. The truth ugliest of all.  seemslikeadream   May-30-04 10:59 PM   # 
  - Thanks, seemslikeadream!  Octafish   May-30-04 11:27 PM   #2 
     - Mussolini just one misunderstood guy  seemslikeadream   May-30-04 11:44 PM   #4 
        - Sic semper moronus.  Octafish   May-31-04 12:03 AM   #7 
  - damn the dupe  seemslikeadream   May-30-04 10:59 PM   #1 
  - No problem! Gives me the chance to say something again...  Octafish   May-30-04 11:39 PM   #3 
     - they aroused the emotions of the uneducated and the disenfranchised.  seemslikeadream   May-30-04 11:56 PM   #6 
  - you two always seem to have the most interesting threads .....  maggrwaggr   May-30-04 11:54 PM   #5 
  - Fascism can be fun!  seemslikeadream   May-31-04 12:09 AM   #8 
  - Interesting essay on fascism, but the author's ideas about paganism  yardwork   May-31-04 12:32 AM   #12 
  - Went back to look for the pagan stuff got stuck on this  seemslikeadream   May-31-04 12:48 AM   #13 
  - The ol' Roman fascia  psychopomp   May-31-04 01:40 AM   #22 
  - Thanks! You're a good read yourself, maggrwaggr!  Octafish   May-31-04 12:19 AM   #9 
     - interesting. When I was a kid in Germany in the early 70's  maggrwaggr   May-31-04 12:24 AM   #10 
        - You've found us out! seems and the fish - IN LOVE WITH TERROR  seemslikeadream   May-31-04 12:29 AM   #11 
        - man, I'm getting old  maggrwaggr   May-31-04 12:50 AM   #14 
           - Yup!  burrowowl   May-31-04 01:12 AM   #18 
        - Red Army Faction  Octafish   May-31-04 12:58 AM   #16 
  - L'Americano scares the crap out of me.  VolcanoJen   May-31-04 12:55 AM   #15 
  - What's your boss say regarding SB?  Octafish   May-31-04 01:10 AM   #17 
     - Oh, no. He's completely aware that SB owns the media in Italy.  VolcanoJen   May-31-04 01:30 AM   #19 
        - Vielen dank, VolcanoJen! My Brazilian buddy's the same way.  Octafish   May-31-04 03:05 PM   #23 
  - History repeating itself...  devilgrrl   May-31-04 01:36 AM   #20 
  - when fascism comes to America  seemslikeadream   May-31-04 01:39 AM   #21 
  - Deja nasty vu NAZIs.  Octafish   May-31-04 09:24 PM   #30 
  - What was the result of Cheney's dig? Anybody know?  phoebe   May-31-04 03:08 PM   #24 
  - If it's good enough for Sneer, it's good enough for Disney!  Octafish   May-31-04 09:12 PM   #26 
     - Somebody was gonna do it  seemslikeadream   May-31-04 09:20 PM   #29 
     - I was going to say instead of whiskers, a toothbrush mustache...  Octafish   May-31-04 09:42 PM   #33 
     - Who Were The Gremlins?  seemslikeadream   May-31-04 09:26 PM   #31 
        - Gremlin George  Octafish   May-31-04 09:50 PM   #34 
  - Well, damn!  Lars39   May-31-04 03:38 PM   #25 
  - Yes, it probably won't be Italy that will give refuge to the Gores.  Octafish   May-31-04 09:17 PM   #27 
  - Guess which future Italian PM was a member of the P2 lodge?  Minstrel Boy   May-31-04 09:19 PM   #28 
     - That's a trick question, Minstrel Boy! Where's Henry?  Octafish   May-31-04 09:39 PM   #32 
        - Henry Kissinger Riggs National Bank  seemslikeadream   May-31-04 09:51 PM   #35 
        - Your BFEE at work  Octafish   May-31-04 10:04 PM   #37 
           - Riggs Bank, J. Bush  seemslikeadream   May-31-04 10:13 PM   #39 
              - It's ALWAYS the money... What 9215 said.  Octafish   May-31-04 10:49 PM   #40 
        - Not a trick question, Doc Octofish, just poorly worded!  Minstrel Boy   May-31-04 09:53 PM   #36 
           - You have a heck of a library, Minstrel Man!  Octafish   May-31-04 10:12 PM   #38 

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