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01 Feb 2011 14:20


World: This week in horror: Swiss therapist arrested for molestation

  • 122 disabled adults, children molested by therapist source
  • » The disgustingly evil are unabated: A 54-year-old man, name hitherto unknown, admitted to Swiss authorities that he had sexually abused over 100 people in the course of his career as a therapist to disabled adults and children. The police say they’ve identified 122 of the victims, and that the youngest was 1-year-old at the time of the abuse. Stories like these make everyday life harder and harder to stomach. Anybody know how to build an evil detector?

12 Jul 2010 10:05


Culture: Should people be upset with the Swiss over Roman Polanski?

Extraditing Roman Polanski not in Swiss national interests -which are tax dodging, nazi gold and rapist harboring apparently.Mon Jul 12 13:27:47 via web

  • This is probably what a lot of people are thinking about Switzerland’s decision to let Roman Polanski run free again. The Swiss have a tendency of neutrality, and it’s put them into odd situations like this in the past. Should be fun to watch what happens next.

12 Jul 2010 10:00


12 Jul 2010 09:57


Culture: Will Roman Polanski get extradited to the United States?

  • NO the Swiss decided to make him a free man again source

26 Feb 2010 12:10


World: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi apparently hates the Swiss

  • Let us wage jihad against Switzerland, Zionism and foreign aggression. Any Muslim in any part of the world who works with Switzerland is an apostate, is against Muhammad, God and the Koran.
  • Muammar Gaddafi • In waging jihad against the Swiss. The famously neutral country has angered Gaddafi both personally and religiously. The problem started when Gaddafi’s son, Hannibal, as well as his wife Aline Skaf, was arrested in Switzerland for allegedly assaulting two servants. Gaddafi reacted by removing billions of dollars of financial interests from Switzerland, removing diplomats, refusing visas to Swiss citizens and pretty much overreacting. It then escalated to the point where Gaddafi and many other Libyan officials can’t travel into the country, to which Gaddafi responded by blocking many European countries from getting visas to enter Libya. Oh, and the minaret ban didn’t help either. Sounds like someone needs diplomacy. source

04 Jan 2010 12:39


Biz: UBS ugh: Whistleblowers don’t get any love anymore, it seems

This guy, Bradley Birkenfeld, was responsible for cracking the door open for UBS’ tax fraud case. A judge didn’t give him leniency. He’ll serve 40 months. source

26 Nov 2009 10:21


Culture: Roman Polanski’s thankful for doing house arrest in style


  • This Swiss-chalet-shaped thing is probably gonna be Roman Polanski’s version of prison after this whole paying-bail mess is over. It’s so nice that he’ll probably have no desire to flee – which is probably why they’re gonna let him do it. source

25 Nov 2009 11:31


Culture: Roman Polanski just allowed to Polanski himself bail

  • He’s waiting to bail himself out for now, based on appeals. Roman Polanski’s stay in jail may end once again, after a Swiss court said screw it and allowed him bail. Said bail won’t be cheap: It’s the equivalent of $4.5 million. But who knows? Maybe the infamous flight risk will consider that before he flies off again. source

29 Sep 2009 09:46


Culture: Roman Polanski to Swiss: Will you guys let me go? Please?

  • The director’s hoping for leniency. Roman Polanski submitted an application to a a Swiss court today asking to be let go. He’s willing to have limitations set on his freedom. The court will decide in the next few weeks whether to let him go. Man, if they let him go after all the fuss they made about capturing him … that would be a #)&!storm. source