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Federal government to seize NYC skyscraper tied to Iran

Another poke in the eye to Iran. U.S. Government steals a building because it has "ties" to Iran, which has "ties" to terrorists. I'm starting to wonder why Russia doesn't simply make a gift of some nukes to Iran, just so the US & Israel will stop screwing with them.

Federal government to seize NYC skyscraper tied to Iran
by Melanie Eversley, USA TODAY 1:18 a.m. EDT September 18, 2013

A federal judge cleared the way for the government to seize a 36-story building owned by Iran.

It was once known as the Piaget Building because the Swiss jeweler used to have offices in the skyscraper near Rockefeller Center.

In the near future, it will be known as property of the federal government.

U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest has granted a summary judgment that clears the way for the government to seize the 36-story office building owned by a corporation and foundation with ties to the Iranian government.

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Russia doesn't necessarily

Russia doesn't necessarily need to give Iran nukes.

Remember back in 2005-2006 we were beating the war drums, along with Israel, against Iran? Over the course of that time it was getting progressively more likely that either the US or Israel were going to bomb Iran.

Then Russia released a brief and simple statement in 2007 that "any attack on Iran will be considered an attack on Russia." And the war drums stopped beating pretty much immediately afterwards.


Remember Kathleen Forrest? Is she paying the price now?

Within months, Forrest blocked Obama and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta from enforcing part of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2012, rejecting arguments that she should defer to congressional and executive authority in national- security matters. The plaintiffs in the case said the law permits the military to arrest U.S. citizens for exercising their freedom of speech and of the press.



"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Fully occupied?

Who is gonna lock the door? We should boot out the ones we want and collect the rent from the other occupants, that are left in the building!

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how many US corporations have buildings and other assets

that the Iranian government can seize because they have ties to the terrorist organization known as the US government.


Reminiscent of when they seized (stole) the Holy Land Foundation's assets.

Well it's a good thing US corporations

have no overseas assets that anybody else couldn't walk up to and put a lock on the door.

Be brave, be brave, the Myan pilot needs no aeroplane.

If any nation outside the US

If any nation outside the US feels like reprimanding property in THEIR nation, "belonging" to the US, reprimand away, apparently the US government is okay with that kind of behaviour.........

What Is The Dollar Value?

What do you think is the dollar value of all US corporation assets located in China, Russia, India, and Egypt?

The way the feds going, not

The way the feds going, not much, but thats what happens when your printing obscene amounts of money a month, as a "temporary" band aid for debt......debt with more debt, BRILLIANT /s

For that matter we should

For that matter we should confiscate the White House from Obama for supporting terrorists in Syria.

An interesting side note:

The drug war has laws that stipulate if you are living in public housing facilities and you or an immediate family member is charged with a drug related crime, you can be immediately evicted from the public housing.

A while back Gov. Bush's daughter was arrested for prescription fraud. If the same rules applied to the ruling class as us tax-serfs, Gov. Bush should have been evicted from the Governor’s Mansion...

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

I posted this 12 hours ago, no one thought it important then....

........either. I think saying Iran is a terrorist state because they don't do what the US government tells them to do is really a terrorist activity.

Thanks for posting.

god bless ya for wanting the

god bless ya for wanting the information out rather then the recognition......for that you get BOTH my humble friend, well at least one raised eyebrow...atleast :)