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Old 03-20-2012, 07:59 PM
 
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Roy, JPMorgan doesnt "tear into anyone" for money laundering. They are the ones doing it, but Beck would rather keep the masses ignorant.

Terrorism was a great source of profit for JPMorgan during WWII.
Correct. They're trained to defend their abuser and shoot/ ankle bite at the cops convinced that's the definition of conservative. They're too far gone to save.

It's staggering to realize just how many in the right wing have worshiped themselves this long and hoodwinked the globe they're in any way religious. They're atheist creating machines corrupting Christianity, all the while blaming liberals, minorities, womankind, children, and the sheep made them do it.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:25 PM
 
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The truth is, the Vatican Bank ("Institute for Works of Religion") has been involved with financial scandals before. The most notable of recent times was probably the "God's banker" case in the 1980's, involving the assassination of Roberto Calvi in 1982 and the collapse of Italy's Banco Ambrosiano.

Roberto Calvi - Wikipedia

One of the main figures in that scandal (which included allegations of money-laundering to the Nicaraguan contras, among other things) was an American archbishop named Paul Marcinkus - the president of the Vatican Bank during that time period. He was investigated by various authorities over the years, but never said much, and he eventually died in 2006, leaving a lot of questions behind. That scandal was also intertwined with a related controversy known as the "the Clearstream affair," which involved laundering and illicit activities by the Luxembourg-based bank Clearstream Banking S.A.

So, it certainly wouldn't be the first time that the Vatican's banking system was involved with impropriety.
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:56 PM
 
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I call what they have done an attack especially from the timing of the whole thing. Most here don't realize that the main bank for the Vatican is a Morgan branch in Milan, Italy, but it is. They very recently tore into the Vatican for money laundering. This came less than a week after our State Department made a like accusation.

Can you think of anything else as an attack on the Catholic Church? Is there a possible ulterior motive for all this? I have to say yes and yes.

I offer a link that allows you to see the story and a chance for some of you to see how Glenn Beck is operating these days. I had selected an article from Huffington Post and then read another article and decided the video of Beck talking about this situation might be enlightening. Beck talked about this about 2 weeks ago on his show but here it is again.

JPMorgan Chase Closes Vatican Bank Account | Video | TheBlaze.com
The Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church have been engaged in shady banking and laundering practices for decades. This isn't a new story. This particular organization is corrupt to it's core, and has been for an eternity.
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Old 03-21-2012, 01:32 AM
 
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The truth is, the Vatican Bank ("Institute for Works of Religion") has been involved with financial scandals before. The most notable of recent times was probably the "God's banker" case in the 1980's, involving the assassination of Roberto Calvi in 1982 and the collapse of Italy's Banco Ambrosiano.

Roberto Calvi - Wikipedia

One of the main figures in that scandal (which included allegations of money-laundering to the Nicaraguan contras, among other things) was an American archbishop named Paul Marcinkus - the president of the Vatican Bank during that time period. He was investigated by various authorities over the years, but never said much, and he eventually died in 2006, leaving a lot of questions behind. That scandal was also intertwined with a related controversy known as the "the Clearstream affair," which involved laundering and illicit activities by the Luxembourg-based bank Clearstream Banking S.A.

So, it certainly wouldn't be the first time that the Vatican's banking system was involved with impropriety.
Wherever there is a concentration of wealth or power, flies will come. There is no way around that fact. Ask any celebrity or the Queen of England herself. How well they've fended them off with security measures is a valid question but... those convicting the whole Church (nearly 1.2 billion people) for what some malevolent people are doing from within isn't right. You know that.

Read further about P2 and the Pius X sect... their tactics are typical of the rabid right desperate for power they're unworthy to hold.

Here's another story of security breaches and financial entanglements... Security leaks and corruption accusations at the Vatican | Sunday Examiner
They're fully disclosing they have serious problems but have yet to pinpoint their source of origin.
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