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Daybreak: DSK May Claim It Was Consensual

Plus Assad admits mistakes were made, and more in the news

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DSK yesterday during his arraignment.(Emannuel Dunand-Pool/Getty Images))

• Dominque Strauss-Kahn, currently at Rikers Island, may claim consensual sex as a defense to the allegations that he sexually attacked a maid at his hotel. In fairness, the guy’s got killer abs I hear. [NYT]

• The Obama administration is deciding whether to offer not only same but an actual new move in favor of Mideast peace in the president’s speech tomorrow on the Arab Spring. More at 10. [NYT]

• President Assad said his poorly trained police had made mistakes and caused more deaths. So, like, they tripped when they were brutally putting down the Syrian people’s uprising against him? [AP/WP]

• Thomas Friedman calls on Prime Minister Netanyahu to put his money where his mouth is: Stop building settlements and propose an actual two-state map. [NYT]

• A new World Bank report on Palestinian corruption is mixed, praising further prevention thereof but tsk-tsking a failure to prosecute past offenders. [AP/WP]

• Former President Moshe Katsav’s seven-year rape sentence has been delayed pending appeal, so he won’t do jailtime for now. [Haaretz]

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Boruch Hashem, Thursday, May 19, 2011 at: (pg. 2), you may read my earnest efforts to not only create a system to learn English within a number of weeks; I also portray a vision of secure freedom achieved through the practice of conflict resolution. Mankind has grown too big for his britches, time to plan for the future. שפת אנגלית היא מפתח לכל מקצוע – לקרוא ולכתוב תוך שבועיים – חינם — In perspective things fade out of detailed clarity with the passing of time or distance traversed from a shared point of conjecture. There is known to those who have been abused by the courts on charges hawed out in the welfare departments, cloudy law associations, and well-meaning friends that always advise women to trump up charges when they were occupied with the outcomes of suits that may have been the object of pre-marital extrinsic sexual foreplay and many have been shipped down the abyss by such conspiracy, etc., conniving, ergo the bigger you are the harder you fall: But a duke retains his right to some spoils of the empire, there has to be more than one side to the coin; maybe mysterious manipulation by enemy cartels, chas v’shalom. Why should people not come to his defense as there is precedent to allow the President of Israel lenience until his appeal is heard and especially the while no charges against him, Hashem yishmor.

sarah says:

funny in the UK we are innocent until proven guilty, it appears the other way round in the USA…so much for the great freedom….


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