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lonehalf Donating Member (273 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 11:53 AM
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It looks like another "October Surprise".
Who gets 'outed' this time, I wonder.

http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/1009061hook1.html
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eleny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 11:56 AM
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1. A prostitution service in D.C.?
Oh my stars!
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Fiendish Thingy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 12:04 PM
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2. Yeah, whatever happened to "Hookergate"?
Maybe the MSM will pay attention now?
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KansDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 12:16 PM
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3. Reminiscent of Heidi Fleiss...
In June of 1993, Heidi Fleiss, age 27, was arrested at her Benedict Canyon home, accused of running a high-priced call girl service catering to L.A.'s rich and famous. It would "break wide open" a scandal containing everything the press found desirable: sex, violence, power, celebrities, and the promise of embarrassing the rich and famous.

Here was a young woman who'd cornered the prostitute market and remained on top for two and a half years. Her sex business catered not only to Hollywood's top executives and stars, but also the top one percent of the richest people in the entire world. These were individuals who ran countries or whose actions could easily alter global economies. Fleiss knew she was doing something illegal, she knew be get caught eventually - but she figured why not just have the best time possible?

She ran her business by cell phone and voice recognition. Her customers, clients and girls all knew each other, and everyone was friends. Rumors surfaced of a little black book, allegedly containing names of top studio heads, actors, entertainers and other prominent figures - as well as contact information, sexual preferences, and how much money these individuals had contributed to Fleiss's cause. Revelations this data existed caused a wave of silent panic throughout Hollywood, but the book itself was never made public. The most high-profile client identified in court proceedings was actor Charlie Sheen, who testified to paying Fleiss $50,000 for escorts who charged up to $2500.00 a night. Other names like Jack Nicholson, Billy Idol and Mick Jagger were connected by tabloids.


more...

Guess we now know what that "top one percent of the richest people" in the United States did with their Bush tax cut...
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NV Whino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-09-06 12:28 PM
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4. Take a look at the last entry on the timeline
This has some possibilities.

timeline

30 Dec 1965 Heidi Fleiss born.
1995 Actor Charlie Sheen testifies that he used the services of Fleiss' hookers no fewer than 27 times, totalling $53,000. That's an average of over $1900 per trick.
1995 While Steven Hoefflin is hanging around with Heidi Fleiss, a handcuffed man attempts suicide by jumping off the Santa Monica Pier. Hoefflin spends 30 minutes in the water rescuing the homeless man, who clearly does not want to be rescued.
9 Feb 1996 Hollywood Madam, a BBC documentary film, released.
1998 Leaves prison after serving 20 months of 37 sentenced.
May 2002 Boyfriend Tom Sizemore "hit me in the bedroom and dragged me across the room by my hair. He hit me with his hands... I had a black eye." Court testimony.
8 Apr 2003 Heidi Fleiss released from court probation, which was extended six months because of her methamphetamine use.
15 Aug 2003 Boyfriend actor Tom Sizemore convicted of domestic violence against Fleiss, and making obscene phone calls.
30 Sep 2003 "These two guys come up and they just start questioning me, with very intrusive questions about Arnold Schwarzenegger. They look like FBI agents, but they're from the Los Angeles Times." Heidi Fleiss, convicted Hollywood Madam. (Celebrity Justice magazine, a Time/Warner publication)
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