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“It’s Going to Be Staggering, the Amount
of Names”: As the Jeffrey Epstein
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Posted By: Pluperfect, 7/18/2019 5:50:08 AM

The Jeffrey Epstein case is an asteroid poised to strike the elite world in which he moved. No one can yet say precisely how large it is. But as the number of women who’ve accused the financier (at least, that’s what he claimed to be) of sexual assault grows to grotesque levels—there are said to be more than 50 women who are potential victims—a wave of panic is rippling through Manhattan, DC, and Palm Beach, as Epstein’s former friends and associates rush to distance themselves, while gossiping about who might be ensnared. Donald Trump’s labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, architect of the original 2007 non-prosecution agreement that let Epstein off

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Reply 1 - Posted by: trackman999 7/18/2019 6:02:40 AM (No. 127006)
This rambling article concludes with equating Clinton with Trump regarding Epstein. The writer is lying about Clinton ( he was heavily involved) and Trump ( a passing acquaintance from years ago). Don't buy what Vanity Fair ,a known Trump hater and Clinton, lover is selling.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DCGIRL 7/18/2019 6:46:14 AM (No. 127031)
What I'm waiting for are the politicians that will be involved and leave in disgrace. My bet, there are MANY and those politicians are VERY worried.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: F15 Gork 7/18/2019 6:52:46 AM (No. 127039)
I saw Vanity Fair, stopped reading and moved on.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: ramona 7/18/2019 6:59:34 AM (No. 127048)
I'm waiting for the first preemptive admission from someone who hopes to salvage their reputation (as in "I Was there but I didn't participate"). And why haven't any names been leaked yet? Are there no Republicans or celebrity Christians on the list? So far all we have are the old denials from Slick, Princess Andrew and A. Dershowitz. Ramona (the Pest)
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rinktum 7/18/2019 7:02:44 AM (No. 127053)
I am skeptical of this being the undoing of the Deep State. However, if it is, it is going to be one heck of an end to the misery and corruption and who knows what else these evil men and women have committed. You don’t hear very much about media moguls being involved so that is going to be an interesting revelation. Have they managed to keep their names out of it hoping they can get a pass by going easy on some of the movers and shakers that are neck deep in the debauchery. Who knows what is going to happen but if the guilty are punished, we may all be shocked by the names that will be forthcoming. There has to be a lot of anxiety in the hearts of many of the wealthiest, most powerful and influential people in the world today.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: The Remnants 7/18/2019 7:07:26 AM (No. 127058)
At least, Sean is no longer saying the tick tock thing, but we are tired of waiting for the main attraction. Did I read that Mr. Horowitz has had another postponement? I don't even remember what he is doing anymore. They are probably waiting until The World Series and then we forget about everything but that. And if it is Vanity Fair, I never read it.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: GO3 7/18/2019 7:57:12 AM (No. 127101)
Agree w/#1. There is a lot of what so and so said, accusation and attempts at linkages, but I go back to my earlier question: Has any LEA actually been to Little Saint James Island to gather any physical evidence? It's a US territory for cryin' out loud. Or did Epstein and others bribe LEA into inaction and silence.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: TLCary 7/18/2019 8:03:54 AM (No. 127107)
Years ago Trump kicked Epstein out of the Mar-A-Largo club for hitting on the young girls. Trump took action and said NO. Show me one example of any of these sleaze balls on the Pervert Express doing the same. They keep trying to smear Trump for hanging with adult models with this Democrat before Trump figured him out and kicked him out. It won't work.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: TLCary 7/18/2019 8:07:17 AM (No. 127110)
If they found pictures when they raided the mansion of Clinton with two 14 year olds on his lap we would never see them... unless Trump was in the background eating a Big Mac. Then they couldn't get the Slick Willie under the bus fast enough.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Strike3 7/18/2019 8:10:44 AM (No. 127113)
Bubba will have them convinced that he was a flight attendant and all he did was serve coffee and condoms.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Northcross 7/18/2019 8:25:30 AM (No. 127127)
Stop teasing us. Let's hear directly from the victims and let's see the names.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Troutgreen 7/18/2019 8:35:51 AM (No. 127140)
When the dust settles, and settle it will, money plus power equals a licence to anything at anytime to anybody without fear of reprisal. Judges, witnesses, prosecutors, the press, victims ...all will be paid off and threatened. Slaps on the wrists and a few tsk-tsks will be the only punishments meted out. Oh, and some fines that seem large to Deplorables like us will be assessed. And never-ending Congressional committees and non-profit virtue signaling money makers will be ubiquitous for a while. But vermin like Epstein and Clinton and Prince Andrew and Saudi shieks will rape and plunder with impunity. Unless of course those brave honest upstanding rank and file FBI agents do their usual outstanding job. We all know none of the evidence will be destroyed or lost. Right?
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Frenesi1 7/18/2019 8:52:50 AM (No. 127168)
First, let me say I didn't read the article when I saw it was from Vanity Fair. I have read that Acosta signed off on the deal not that he was the architect of it.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: kdog 7/18/2019 8:54:48 AM (No. 127170)
I doubt we will ever see the full list. We can't even get the list of payoffs to sexual assault victims that OUR treasury made on behalf of Congress.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: JimBob 7/18/2019 9:04:16 AM (No. 127181)
I admit that, in a fit of boredom, I read the article. Drivel, mostly teasing names of people that the media doesn't like, and a quick mention of Donald Trump (before he was President) and Slick, trying to make them sound like equal participants. To me, it's nothing more than bubble-gum, another article to try to divert attention from the Spygate scandal. But, I must admit that I hope this makes Slick's anus clench a little tighter for a day or so.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: mobyclik 7/18/2019 9:13:18 AM (No. 127195)
You've GOT to know there are tons of videos of these upstanding politicians in some very awkward positions on that island. Will all names be released or just a few nobody democrats and then the biggest named Republicans available? I have no faith in the media to be honest with this story.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: gone2pot 7/18/2019 9:17:55 AM (No. 127200)
What 15 said except to add that ALL news stories about Epstein will only be Orange Man Bad is a pedophile.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Yuban 7/18/2019 9:26:22 AM (No. 127216)
I imagine this will go as far as the HRC e-mails. That being said, careful what ya all wish for. Many Republicans are despicable human beings as well and who do you think the press will spotlight?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Laotzu 7/18/2019 9:29:42 AM (No. 127221)
It's well documented that Vanity Fair's reporters had this aspect of Epstein's story edited out of their draft stories 10 years ago. Now VF reports it in breathless tones? I would bet my paycheck the list of names tied to this story is exclusively Lefty. If it weren't we would have heard about it already. The control of all media by the Left has created this damn-breaking dynamic. All dirt on all Republicans is uncovered and reported as it happens (formerly called "reporting"). All dirt on Democrats is suppressed, until it reaches tidal-wave proportion. A tidal wave of just Democrats.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: beca 7/18/2019 9:45:38 AM (No. 127242)
I won't read vanity Fair. They're lying scum.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/18/2019 9:50:35 AM (No. 127246)
I hope and pray that the name Trump appears on no list that emerges in this scandal.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: M2 7/18/2019 10:25:46 AM (No. 127295)
Sure, Vanity Fair. Like it's the font of all knowledge. No better than the vintage "Silver Screen" mags of the 50's, maybe worse.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: PChristopher 7/18/2019 10:39:13 AM (No. 127310)
Any article in any magazine that lionizes a complete doof like Robby O'Rourke is not worth wasting money or time on.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: jacksin5 7/18/2019 10:42:38 AM (No. 127312)
The corruption runs so deep in Government that nothing substantial will ever come of this. If you don't believe this. remember that this week is the anniversary of the murder of Mary Jo Kopechne by Ted Kennedy. The days of Public Servants went out with Harry Truman. There are exceptions, I'm sure, but not enough to matter. We are considered the servants to Government, not the other way around.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: mc squared 7/18/2019 10:46:56 AM (No. 127313)
No hope this will lead to the end of Deep State. It's too big, too powerful and regenerates. I am hoping that the DS didn't just throw Epstein at us as a distraction from other more important matters. Mueller & Co.?
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Reply 27 - Posted by: JimJr 7/18/2019 10:54:42 AM (No. 127320)
Also, an attorney for one of the (then) young women stated unequivocally that Donald Trump was the only person to come forward and speak with him about Epstein.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: bighambone 7/18/2019 11:07:52 AM (No. 127342)
Seems like the author conveniently left out of the article, that over 15 years ago Donald Trump kicked Jeffery Epstein off the Mar-A-Largo Resort and banned him for life, after Trump determined that Epstein had allegedly been sexually inappropriate with an underage female on that property.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: NotaBene 7/18/2019 11:16:46 AM (No. 127354)
Comey´s daughter is doing this to cast aspersions on our magnificent President Trump. The media forgets about Clinton. He Deep State is strong as ever.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: janjan 7/18/2019 11:30:49 AM (No. 127372)
Very little will come of this. Too many liberals involved. They have their 1992 photo of Epstein and Trump. That’s all they were really after.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Bohallx 7/18/2019 11:43:21 AM (No. 127393)
Two important things ~ the last number I saw about victims actually contacted by DOJ investigators (which does not always mean FBI agents) was "over 200". There were additional comments from sources that "he was flying girls into the USA" All of which means this case is already bigger than something just the SDNY can possibly handle, and the Deep State creeps wasted their time planting Comey's (pzzyhat wearing ) daughter in that field office. They needed her at DOJ in DC if their ambition was to protect the Clintons. Another thing to keep your eyes on is the stories on Jeff Epstein's temple like building on Pedo Island. It had, according to an aerial photo, a large circle ~ presumably a gigantic PIZZA pan, or representation ~ .... and something somebody proposed to be a mass grave (geometric, dug up soil, etc.). An aerial photo of his ranch in New Mexico shows a similar artifact ~ what seems to be a formal garden done in the round ~ perhaps all of this has meaning ~ but wasn't Podesta messed up in this deal as well? Maybe we need to reassess all the commentary on PING PONG PIZZA ~ maybe it's just euphemistic code for something far more sinister (right down to the possibility of subterranean quarters for various purposes) Others have suggested that link, but the pictures of his real estate suggest maybe someone needs to execute some warrants to check all this stuff out.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Jebediah 7/18/2019 12:45:18 PM (No. 127433)
On the one hand, this IS "Vanity Fair", which, after more than 20 years a subscriber, became such a totally left wing screed that I cancelled my subscription---none of the fluffy Tina Brown stuff left at all. On the OTHER hand, a vast number (I suspect) of people like me have jumped ship, so they may be FORCED to actually offer a decent article without their total bias. Look for the exhonorted Menendez of N.J., Prince Andrew et al. ( But also expect they will go for anyone or anything that even tangentially touches Trump. They just can't help themselves. Which is why I canceled, with only $2.50 left on my subscription---I figured it cos them more than that to do the paper work.)
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Reply 33 - Posted by: earlybird 7/18/2019 1:04:14 PM (No. 127447)
Gabe Sherman. Scandalmonger. He has a long way to go on this one. As Epstein collected people, so Sherman collects lawyers and others from whom he can collect quotes. This could turn out to be very interesting, but Sherman is not there yet. Just teasing. That is what VF does. More interesting to me is Graydon Carter’s having squelched the Epstein story years ago. Days after Jeffrey E. Epstein was arrested and charged with sex trafficking by federal prosecutors, the fallout spilled into the media world, with a former Vanity Fair journalist saying that she had been prepared to report on accusations of sexual misconduct against the financier years ago, but that the magazine had declined to print them. The journalist, Vicky Ward, leveled her accusation against the magazine’s former editor Graydon Carter in several forums, https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/business/media/vicky-ward-jeffrey-epstein-vanity-fair.html I’ve read her work. She did real investigation. Gabe Sherman just runs around and collects hearsay. A smear artist. He’s lying in the weeds, waiting - as ever - for something on PDJT.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Annie Xango 7/18/2019 2:04:13 PM (No. 127494)
I was a subscriber of VF for literally decades..dumped them many moons ago..it used to be a fun gossip read..am not going to bother to read it..but..a minor point..if it says the DJT hitched a ride on a flight with JEpstein's....son...what son?? did not know he was ever married..not that he had to be ..or that he even had any kids..perhaps they mean his brother..Mark??who is $$$ and may have had a plane In any case, if they said that..and if he doesn't have a son..sloppy reporting as usual..?
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Rumblehog 7/18/2019 4:25:43 PM (No. 127617)
No deals for perverts! Let the chips fall where they may, and let the pederasts pick up the pieces of their sick existence.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: judy 7/18/2019 5:43:14 PM (No. 127671)
It sounds like Weismann is working for this office.???
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Reply 37 - Posted by: Griller1 7/18/2019 6:20:27 PM (No. 127701)
Distractions to take our minds and eyes away fro the disaster of 8 years of 0bama and the lies, deceit, theft, and other illegal activities that took place.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: jerrodmason 7/18/2019 6:52:52 PM (No. 127723)
#4 opines "I'm waiting for the first preemptive admission from someone who hopes to salvage their reputation (as in "I Was there but I didn't participate"). Here's a preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGeZnLoGGkA
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Judy W. 7/18/2019 7:10:19 PM (No. 127730)
"Amount of names"? How illiterate; it should be number of names. Who said that?
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Grounded 7/18/2019 7:29:49 PM (No. 127741)
Somebody the other day made a compelling case, Andy McCarthy, I believe, that Epstein will skate on the constitutional prohibition against Double Jeopardy. The reasoning being that the US government in the Southern District of Florida already prosecuted him for the same charges.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 7/18/2019 10:21:41 PM (No. 127825)
Why hasn't Harvey Weinstein gone to trial? He was arrested more than a year ago. Is his legal team 'negotiating' with Weinstein's victims? Will it all go away quietly?
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said over the weekend that the United States government must have a “lifelong commitment” to illegal immigrant migrants separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and provide “mental healthcare services” to them “for the rest of their lives.” Speaking at a town hall event in Queens, New York, Ocasio-Cortez, who has referred to migrant detention centers as “concentration camps,” reportedly argued that the U.S. government must make a “lifelong commitment” to migrant children because “even if you separate a kid from their parents for two days, you have already created life-long lasting trauma.”
Sen. Elizabeth Warren warns Trump economy
headed for a crash
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Posted by ladydawgfan 7/23/2019 12:15:26 AM Post Reply
Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned that an economic crash was coming and said she had a plan to stop it. Pointing to high debt and a sagging manufacturing sector, Ms. Warren said the economy teeters on the edge of disaster. “The country’s economic foundation is fragile. A single shock could bring it all down. And the Trump administration’s reckless behavior is increasing the odds of just such a shock,” the Massachusetts Democrat wrote in an op-ed in Medium. The alarm took a swipe at the strong economy that is President Trump’s chief argument for reelection. It also highlighted Ms. Warren’s agenda of wealth redistribution.
Gang of teens beat up mentally disabled
girl in disturbing video
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Posted by mc squared 7/24/2019 10:24:37 AM Post Reply
A mentally disabled girl was ruthlessly beaten by a group of teens in Chicago as bystanders cruelly laughed and recorded the assault, disturbing video shows. A 42-second clip posted to social media on Monday shows the girl, identified as 15-year-old Janise Harris, walking with a group of several other girls and at least one boy when one of the girls suddenly punched her from behind. A witness who was already recording the teens walking then immediately started laughing as the other girls – as many as five at one point — joined the unprovoked attack. “They beating her,” one teen said while chuckling.
Gibson’s Bakery: “there is serious concern
about [Oberlin College’s] ability to pay
this sizeable judgment three years from now”
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Posted by Pluperfect 7/24/2019 5:17:17 AM Post Reply
The $25 million damages judgment plus the over $6.5 million attorney’s fees and expenses award, puts Oberlin College almost $32 million in debt to Gibson’s Bakery and its owners. Post-judgment interest in Ohio is 5%, which if my math is correct, on $32 million equals $1.6 million a year just in interest, or $4,384 per day. So that $32 million is going to keep growing as the inevitable appeal winds its way through the courts. Interest aside, Oberlin College doesn’t want Gibson’s Bakery to start collecting the judgment by seizing bank accounts, college equipment, and anything else they can get their hands on. Not surprisingly, Oberlin College
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