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Old 6th August 2020, 04:45 AM   #1321
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https://twitter.com/bessbell/status/1290678910770765825

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I hate to disagree with the official position of the president of the United States, but I, for one, do not wish child sex traffickers well.
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Old 6th August 2020, 01:27 PM   #1322
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
But he is the President and it would be wrong for him to repeat allegations or even worse comment on whether anyone is guilty or innocent before a trial!
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Old 10th August 2020, 06:14 PM   #1323
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Today is the one year anniversary of Epstein not killing himself!
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Old 9th October 2020, 01:18 PM   #1324
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This is a long, well written article:

https://www.motherjones.com/politics..._medium=social

This is probably the best character and historical profile of Epstein I've read. Many of the how and why questions are answered, or at least solidly hinted at. The author made calls to people in Epstein's black book and many talked to him. An interesting cross section of financial people, models, actresses, and artists.

As will all things Epstein this is a complicated piece.

Check it out.
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Old 9th October 2020, 03:51 PM   #1325
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Originally Posted by Axxman300 View Post
This is a long, well written article:

https://www.motherjones.com/politics..._medium=social

This is probably the best character and historical profile of Epstein I've read. Many of the how and why questions are answered, or at least solidly hinted at. The author made calls to people in Epstein's black book and many talked to him. An interesting cross section of financial people, models, actresses, and artists.

As will all things Epstein this is a complicated piece.

Check it out.
That was fascinating, so thanks for posting it.

I particularly enjoyed this bit:

"To call Epstein a grifter is to assume he circumvented some genuine meritocratic world order, where the “real” virtuosos dutifully climb the “real” ranks into the oligarchy, powered by nothing but their native talents.

The truth is that the elite world that Epstein ascended into, the one I tapped into by way of the black book, is populated with hordes of loathsome, boring, untalented people living their bumbling, idiotic lives while just so happening to wield some share of the preposterous global bounty that he and the rest were after. For all the mystery surrounding Epstein’s fortune, its existence is hardly more inscrutable than the wealth of any of his other billionaire peers. He earned it the same way they all did, which is to say precisely not at all."
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Old 9th October 2020, 05:28 PM   #1326
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Originally Posted by Axxman300 View Post
This is a long, well written article:

https://www.motherjones.com/politics..._medium=social

This is probably the best character and historical profile of Epstein I've read. Many of the how and why questions are answered, or at least solidly hinted at. The author made calls to people in Epstein's black book and many talked to him. An interesting cross section of financial people, models, actresses, and artists.

As will all things Epstein this is a complicated piece.

Check it out.
A very interesting read. I liked the caution:
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I have been aggressively counseled to remind the readers of Mother Jones that an appearance in the address book is not evidence of any crime, or of complicity in any crime, or of knowledge of any crime.
And I suppose you could add "or attended a party or flew on a plane". Though I'm not sure how far one can go with this.
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