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So you say there WON'T be investigations? Kerry taps Douglas Frantz for SFRC chief investigator
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Nice to have someone who understands the historical import of BCCI matters in charge at SFRC....at long last.

Why Douglas Frantz?


A Full Service Bank: How BCCI Stole Billions Around the World
by James Ring Adams and Douglas Frantz




No more looking the other way - Kerry is the uncorrupted new sheriff in town - with subpoena power.
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  -So you say there WON'T be investigations? Kerry taps Douglas Frantz for SFRC chief investigator blm  Jan-09-09 05:03 PM   #0 
  - Kerry has never been one to look the other way  Uzybone   Jan-09-09 05:04 PM   #1 
  - Double vision?  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 12:25 PM   #47 
     - The noise from the POW/MIA crowd is nonsense.  TheWraith   Jan-11-09 12:54 PM   #114 
     - Reality vs. Perception.  Jambalaya   Jan-11-09 02:48 PM   #118 
        - The fact is the Nation articles facts have been discredited years ago  karynnj   Jan-13-09 05:54 PM   #124 
     - This has been WIDELY discredited  karynnj   Jan-13-09 05:52 PM   #123 
  - K&R  Solly Mack   Jan-09-09 05:08 PM   #2 
  - considered a great honor coming from you......grazie.  blm   Jan-09-09 05:36 PM   #5 
     - I got a big grin on my face when I read the news  Solly Mack   Jan-09-09 05:46 PM   #10 
  - K&R.  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Jan-09-09 05:11 PM   #3 
  - At long last  90-percent   Jan-09-09 05:35 PM   #4 
  - can you elaborate> what;s SFRC?  Journalgrrl   Jan-09-09 05:40 PM   #6 
  - Senate Foreign Relations Committee  Uzybone   Jan-09-09 05:41 PM   #8 
  - BCCI is the model for so much that's still happening  starroute   Jan-09-09 05:41 PM   #7 
  - Wanna bet UBS knows what's up? They won't be able to scramble fast enough.  blm   Jan-09-09 05:52 PM   #12 
  - Tee hee  lonestarnot   Jan-10-09 08:18 AM   #32 
     - Believe it or not, some DUers still think this stuff isn't real.  blm   Jan-10-09 10:56 AM   #37 
     - Is Shenzhen considered "Offshore"?  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 05:16 PM   #78 
     - highly recommended  bluesmail   Jan-10-09 05:23 PM   #80 
     - Derivatives coming home to roost?  Jambalaya   Jan-11-09 12:45 PM   #113 
  - Exactly, starroute. The $750 billion we just spent on the banks was also  loudsue   Jan-09-09 05:54 PM   #13 
  - And Madoff scammed so many liberals. Almost as if they were targeted.  glitch   Jan-09-09 06:10 PM   #14 
  - He targeted the people he could reach and impress.  aquart   Jan-10-09 02:17 PM   #63 
     - And Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize winner, was among those targeted.  Raksha   Jan-10-09 05:06 PM   #77 
  - It is a Ponzi scheme...the vast majority of the money is therefore gone.  Lucky Luciano   Jan-10-09 10:58 AM   #38 
  - You think we will ever know?  Baby Snooks   Jan-10-09 12:38 PM   #48 
  - Hail to La Komisar  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 01:36 PM   #56 
  - Let me recommend someone who links to Lucy's work  leveymg   Jan-11-09 07:13 AM   #95 
  - BCCI is a model for Madoff? In what way?  aquart   Jan-10-09 02:01 PM   #59 
     - yeah...I don't see it, either. Madoff was stealing like Enron, not growing global terrorism  blm   Jan-12-09 11:05 AM   #120 
  - Kerry definitely understand the BCCI scandal  UpInArms   Jan-09-09 05:45 PM   #9 
  - If Americans understood BCCI BushInc would've been jailed long ago, no 9-11, no Iraq war  blm   Jan-09-09 05:50 PM   #11 
     - one of the best books I read was  UpInArms   Jan-09-09 10:37 PM   #28 
        - NO investigator has still been allowed to piece together ALL of it because many documents have been  blm   Jan-10-09 11:00 AM   #39 
        - Big Bucks' " Club Safari"  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 11:50 AM   #44 
           - leveymg and robertpaulsen deserve more eyeballs for their work...too many DUers take a pass  blm   Jan-10-09 01:03 PM   #50 
  - Wow! That's GOOD news - right up there with Leon was appointed to head CIA  leveymg   Jan-09-09 06:13 PM   #15 
  - We have to keep pushing this....guys like Joe Klein are already writing 'Move on' stories  blm   Jan-09-09 06:44 PM   #16 
  - KUDOS  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 11:54 AM   #45 
  - Thank you. Made my day to hear that.  leveymg   Jan-10-09 03:13 PM   #67 
     - So much info-so little time!  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 04:49 PM   #75 
        - Please PM me. And, I almost forgot, Welcome to DU!  leveymg   Jan-11-09 06:37 AM   #92 
  - Yes, I have high hopes for Panetta, too. Used to be my congressman.  MBS   Jan-10-09 03:27 PM   #70 
     - Mine too.  leveymg   Jan-11-09 06:40 AM   #93 
  - Franz also knows BCCI was the funding vehicle for AQ Khan, part of Bush's deal w/ Prince Turki  leveymg   Jan-09-09 06:50 PM   #17 
  - It has to be up to US to keep pressure on DC and the media or the story will be stonewalled.  blm   Jan-10-09 11:02 AM   #40 
  - I can't think of better people to be in these positions. n/t  Blue_In_AK   Jan-09-09 06:50 PM   #18 
  - He also wrote a book on AQ Khan  ProSense   Jan-09-09 06:51 PM   #19 
  - Thanks for that link. n/t  YvonneCa   Jan-09-09 10:06 PM   #27 
  - That is another KEY matter for future SFRC hearings and again part of BCCI big picture.  blm   Jan-13-09 04:49 PM   #122 
  - Excellent news!  robertpaulsen   Jan-09-09 07:23 PM   #20 
  - Seriously....Obama HAS TO LET this happen and COOPERATE in ways Clinton refused to do in the 90s.  blm   Jan-10-09 11:06 AM   #41 
  - Whoa! That's great news.  AtomicKitten   Jan-09-09 07:28 PM   #21 
  - K & R  politicasista   Jan-09-09 07:48 PM   #22 
  - Happy dance! k&r  MPK   Jan-09-09 07:53 PM   #23 
  - Oooooooooooo  Forkboy   Jan-09-09 08:31 PM   #24 
  - Sounds like good news to me.  conscious evolution   Jan-09-09 08:53 PM   #25 
  - Love it.  rosesaylavee   Jan-09-09 09:05 PM   #26 
  - Oh please let Sens Kerry, Kennedy and Kennedy shine some light  bottomtheweaver   Jan-09-09 10:39 PM   #29 
  - fantastic news! n/t  MBS   Jan-10-09 08:01 AM   #30 
  - K&R n/t  Jesuswasntafascist   Jan-10-09 08:06 AM   #31 
  - Dems signal CIA interrogators not held responsible  defendandprotect   Jan-10-09 09:12 AM   #33 
  - I gotta admit to a fear something like that of an abuse victim.  Jackpine Radical   Jan-10-09 09:17 AM   #34 
  - A truth too big to see or acknowledge? It explains so much.  greyhound1966   Jan-10-09 03:31 PM   #71 
  - heh...I know what you mean...even here some folks look away when BCCI comes up - it's unfathomable  blm   Jan-10-09 06:42 PM   #87 
  - Great catch, blm!  MH1   Jan-10-09 10:01 AM   #35 
  - EXCELLENT  seemslikeadream   Jan-10-09 10:45 AM   #36 
  - K&R  ginnyinWI   Jan-10-09 11:21 AM   #42 
  - Kerry is going to be dynamite as the head of the Senate Foreign Relations  MasonJar   Jan-10-09 11:40 AM   #43 
  - Why? Because establishment Dem powerstructure joined GOPs to neutralize Kerry and some DU Dems  blm   Jan-10-09 01:10 PM   #53 
  - Yes, even back in the Iran/Contra days they stuck Kerry and his drug  jwirr   Jan-10-09 04:32 PM   #73 
  - It's because of 2004  politicasista   Jan-11-09 12:20 AM   #91 
  - Good news!  yellerpup   Jan-10-09 11:54 AM   #46 
  - K & R!! Good news.  windoe   Jan-10-09 12:50 PM   #49 
  - just an old-fashioned cynic here. what makes any of you think that a few good men can change a  proud progressive   Jan-10-09 01:05 PM   #51 
  - "Pie in the sky" OR "Pie in the face?"  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 01:41 PM   #57 
  - I'm a bit of a cynic myself, but, I'll be damned if I'll ever roll over for the fascists  blm   Jan-10-09 02:06 PM   #60 
  - Skull + Bones  Twist_U_Up   Jan-10-09 01:10 PM   #52 
  - You never read the BCCI report or you'd know that claim is immature, kneejerk horsepoo.  blm   Jan-10-09 01:17 PM   #54 
  - Thank you Senator Kerry!!!  pirhana   Jan-10-09 01:31 PM   #55 
  - Their branch of government isn't supposed to investigate but they CAN cooperate with investigations  blm   Jan-10-09 02:09 PM   #62 
     - That's my feeling, too  wryter2000   Jan-10-09 04:51 PM   #76 
  - I say 'Go for it!' n/t  machI   Jan-10-09 02:00 PM   #58 
  - Investigation=lots of federal money paid to Democratic cronies to dig up stuff and  bertman   Jan-10-09 02:08 PM   #61 
  - Baloney - anyone discouraging BCCI books opened up is a complicit fascist, imo.  blm   Jan-10-09 02:26 PM   #64 
     - Get back to me when we see the honchos in the hoosgow pulling hard time.  bertman   Jan-10-09 02:40 PM   #65 
        - The accuracy of the historic record matters - how much about BushInc would WE know today if everyone  blm   Jan-10-09 03:15 PM   #68 
           - First off, you don't know WHAT I think about having correct information on the  bertman   Jan-10-09 11:49 PM   #90 
              - You are the one trying to discourage investigations of serious matters accusing any investigation of  blm   Jan-11-09 08:30 AM   #97 
                 - You are absolutely right that I was mocking the investigation. For good reason. It's  bertman   Jan-11-09 09:40 AM   #101 
                    - A fact I am well aware of as I always highlight the fact that powerful Dems deep-sixed BCCI and  blm   Jan-11-09 10:07 AM   #102 
  - You go (Mister Should have been picked for Sec.of State)  BecauseBushSaysSo   Jan-10-09 02:53 PM   #66 
  - No....back to Jackson Stephens and GHWBush's dealings to bring BCCI into this country.  blm   Jan-10-09 03:20 PM   #69 
  - Market Oracle of the Ozarks  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 05:48 PM   #83 
  - Which is why it's easy to see that Whitewater was used as cover to get INTO Rose Law Firm  blm   Jan-10-09 06:16 PM   #85 
     - Whitewashing with Whitewater?  Jambalaya   Jan-10-09 06:48 PM   #88 
        - Whitewater was the smokescreen, the distraction, the excuse for Bush legal fixers to get into  blm   Jan-11-09 08:22 AM   #96 
           - Walton's ($$$) Mountain  Jambalaya   Jan-11-09 11:35 AM   #107 
           - Taking a SwiftBoat to China  Jambalaya   Jan-11-09 12:17 PM   #110 
              - Yep - ALOT of people in Arkansas needed Kerry defeated.  blm   Jan-11-09 12:57 PM   #115 
  - Silent Weapons for Quiet Wars  Jambalaya   Jan-11-09 11:50 AM   #109 
  - Go back to the early 1930s when Bush, Walker, the Dulles Bros., and the 5th Columnists  leveymg   Jan-10-09 03:56 PM   #72 
     - Getting American people, even DUers, to view Bushes in historical context is like pulling teeth  blm   Jan-10-09 05:43 PM   #81 
  - BCCI Movie | The International (2009)  MinM   Jan-10-09 04:35 PM   #74 
  - Saw thw ad for it last night - I hope it generates support for opening books on BCCI, at long last.  blm   Jan-12-09 09:46 AM   #119 
  - K&R  fedupinBushcountry   Jan-10-09 05:21 PM   #79 
  - I admit to being confused about Kerry. He is skull & Bones and they  bluesmail   Jan-10-09 05:48 PM   #82 
  - Well, think it through...name one lawmaker who has uncovered and exposed more corruption  blm   Jan-10-09 06:12 PM   #84 
     - Once a S&Ber. Isn't that forever? Loyalty?  bluesmail   Jan-10-09 07:09 PM   #89 
        - Cheney and Clinton weren't S&B - can you name anyone who protected BushInc more than them?  blm   Jan-11-09 08:36 AM   #98 
           - My point is that I am confused. Your replies have helped clear my head.  bluesmail   Jan-11-09 09:12 AM   #99 
              - Kerry didn't just 'push' for hearings. He risked his life and career to investigate IranContra, BCCI  blm   Jan-11-09 09:15 AM   #100 
                 - I did not know about the bullet -proof vest.  bluesmail   Jan-11-09 10:08 AM   #103 
                 - Assassinating the character has been the tactic of choice since the fascists bought control of most  blm   Jan-11-09 11:11 AM   #106 
                 - People need to familiarize themselves  cadmium   Jan-11-09 10:59 AM   #104 
                    - Exactly - any citizen that joins in the dumping on Kerry is dumping on their own right to open  blm   Jan-11-09 11:10 AM   #105 
  - Bummer.  JNelson6563   Jan-10-09 06:33 PM   #86 
  - long time.....nice to see you again and thanks.....  blm   Jan-12-09 06:47 PM   #121 
  - Sunday Punt  SalmonChantedEvening   Jan-11-09 06:42 AM   #94 
  - Frantz and new SFRC Chief of Staff McKean wrote a book together  TayTay   Jan-11-09 11:49 AM   #108 
  - I always saw Clifford's involvement as one who was deliberately targeted by GHWBush and Stephens  blm   Jan-11-09 12:21 PM   #111 
  - This delights me.  blogslut   Jan-11-09 12:36 PM   #112 
  - blm, I can guarantee you that whatever Kerry intends to do, if it is going to harm  burythehatchet   Jan-11-09 12:58 PM   #116 
     - I hope that the strength of a growing open government movement will temper any inclination  blm   Jan-11-09 01:18 PM   #117 
 

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