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This is a complicated diary. If you read it, please expect to take some extra time. There's a ton of evidence: the accident, identifying and finding the other driver, analyzing slanders, a forgery, and then dealing with a cover-up scheme that is reminiscent of the 1970s Watergate scandal.

The story begins in 1968 with Mitt Romney causing a head-on collision at Beaulac, France. He failed to accommodate obstructed vision and drove head-on into a Left Turn lane.

Mrs. Leola Anderson was killed and several others were injured. The next morning Mitt Romney lied to a reporter about who was responsible. A cover-up conspiracy ensued that unfolded with three distinct phases. Mitt Romney has been depicted over the years as a blameless victim in the accident while he and his supporters shift blame to a Catholic priest.

Big time professional media have been spoofed. The authorized biography by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman titled "The Real Romney" is polluted with intentional disinformation. Serialization of this book in the Boston Globe became a propaganda tool, freeing up Mr. Romney to run for President of the United States.

We have evidence in hand of Internet burglary and phony web pages. Several of these actions involve felonies. Romney's supporters resemble nothing more than Richard Nixon's CREEP, apart from the money laundering, and their Watergate burglars.

In any case, first off, here is the actual driver of the other car: Bishop Jean Vilnet in the Bazas, France hospital:

Romney's slanders depict this man, Bishop Vilnet, as a "drunk priest." Fraudulent representations have depicted him as "Albert Marie." Romney and his crew have stated repeatedly that this Catholic priest was speeding on a "mountain road" at "120 kph" and "swerving" out of his lane to hit Romney and kill Mrs. Anderson.

In fact, the bishop was driving two women home after Sunday Mass.

Romney's story has continued for decades among Mormon missionaries in France as hateful anti-Catholic propaganda.

Mitt Romney believes that he can lie with impunity. He sees himself as "One Mighty and Strong," the hero of Joseph Smith's "White Horse Prophecy," and destined to lie and bully his way to the presidency. As you will be able to see from the evidence, presented below le chignon d'orange, there is not a stitch of truth to what Romney says.

Immediately after the 1968 accident, Mitt Romney recruited a small group of other missionaries to help him put the blame over on the other driver. He was under severe pressure as his father, George Romney, was running for president. Also, the woman who was killed, Leola Anderson, was his boss's wife. Here is a picture of the two of them from 1968:

As you can see, there is little resemblance between this Mr. H. Duane Anderson and Bishop Vilnet. No one would confuse the two men.

Yet when a set of photographs surfaced from Andre Salarnier in Bordeaux, depicting the accident victims and the cars, Romney's current Team Lying crew made sure that Mchael Kranish was led to believe that the Vilnet pic was Duane Anderson. That is how the Vilnet pic is labeled at the boston.com site.

Mr. Salarnier spoke with Bishop Vilnet in the Bazas hospital. Both men recalled that meeting in 2012. And neither man knew that Mitt Romney had set about blaming the bishop for his own bad driving.

(There are also pics of Mitt Romney is his hospital bed. One of the several details of Romney's tale is that he was "in a coma for two days" and then in his biography for "a three day coma" and on his campaign web site "a concussion." But the pics do not depict an Intensive Care Unit or any other medical apparatus that would indicate that Romney was a coma patient or had suffered a serious head injury. Mrs. Leola Anderson's obituary states clearly that he suffered "a minor head injury." We know that Mitt Romney was visited by the American Ambassador, Sargent Shriver, at request from Mitt's father, George Romney. We do not have pics of that meeting.)

Lying and Joseph Smith's "White Horse Prophecy"

Joseph Smith considered the White Horse of his prophecy -- borrowed over from the Book of Revelation, Chapter 6 -- to be an allegorical figure. Yet he gives it power and an existence in the human world. He gives it a magical power, as a spell or a charm.

"White Horse," as re-conjured by Prophet Smith, is a magical protection for lies.

-- Smith identifies lying severally and throughout his works and sermons to be the most powerful weapon for gaining earthly political power.

-- In  practice, Smith's "White Horse" functions as a protection for public lies -- specifically, lies that are constructed to achieve advancement outside of the Church.

-- Smith also calls on his followers to become the followers of this Rider. To become an embodiment of the White Horse.

What should be of concern for Christians, literal-belief Christians all the more, is seeing a politician come along who believes these things. Who sees Smith's misreading of The Revelation as his personal destiny:

Verse 2:  And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
This man will change any position. He lies with no moral distress. He will say almost anything. He is emulating the Christian Anti-Christ, the one who gets 42 months to lay waste to the earth, and he does not know it.

Mitt Romney has never read the Christian Bible.

Catholic.com

A few days back a summary of Occupy Security MMOG's research on the Romney's 1968 accident was made available at the catholic.com web site. The scheme protected Mitt Romney by deploying a dishonest, thoroughly anti-Catholic slandered of Catholic clergy and claiming that the Roman Catholic Church had protected this priest from prosecution.

The posting at catholic.com worked like a "honey pot" in database and web site systems, attracting criminal "bees" to show what they were up to at the web site.

Yes, criminal. As illegal in their acts as Nixon's CREEP thugs and the Segretti dirty Tricks crews and the Watergate burglars.

First off, the "bees" got in and all trace of the posting was deleted from catholic.com. Even the "vilnet" tag was deleted.

Then, shortly after, a fake web page appeared at a Shanghai web server and it's hit-count was bumped up to give the fake page a high Google-search display priority. The interesting part of the content on this page is a rebuttal section from "Dale_M Forum Elder" that focuses on supporting elements of the Team Lying dysinformation stream:

"Forum Elder" is not a Catholic title. That has been added to the web site.

This section of text never appeared at catholic.com. The page forges a misrepresentation of catholic.com content.

So... what we have is Internet burglary at the catholic.com web site, followed by forgery that copies the logos and look-and-feel of catholic.com.

Welcome to the Watergate mentality.

Romney's lie about the car wreck in France are protected by criminal conspiracy. We're forty-four years out from the accident and it's still desperate craziness. All this is done by paid Dirty Tricksters, similar to the Watergate burglars, paid to support the Mittster's slander conspiracy. The crimes bridge wide mail frauds, France, England in their press, the United States, and China.

Occupy Security was able to ask around and find out where the cars collided. Mrs. Anderson is remembered despite that no one knew her. She had come to rural France from so very far away. Bishop Jean Vilnet became rather famous, for a quiet priest, serving as president of the French Council of Bishops. He did many good things. The crash site is in the middle of the three lanes of N524 Le Grande Route, right in front of the Beaulac post office:

Here is a surface image with the new (post-1968) traffic separators:

Imagine the truck back 100 meters, blocking the 21-year old Mr. Romney's vision. With the southbound Left Turn lane wide open, he steered for what he thought was his own lane.

Caution in any measure would have saved Mrs. Anderson's life.

There were no concrete traffic separators in 1968 so slowing down just a little bit would have allowed Mr. Romney to pull back to the right and avoid the Mercedes. He ignored white painted lines and went ahead.

The collision, itself, was not a high-speed car-smashing catastrophe. If she had had a seat belt available for use, Mrs. Anderson would have survived. Unfortunately, she was the sixth person in that five-passenger capacity Citroen DS.

There is not all that much damage to these cars. The Citroen DS would have been going approximately 60 kph. The Mercedes less than 30 kph, maybe even stopped.

We have photos of these Citroen DSes after highway speed crashes. There is not much left.

If the Mercedes had been going "120 kph" or anything close to it, we would not be discussing Mr. Romney in 2012.

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The earlier posting has images for the WHOIS registration data for catholic.com and the web page with the fakery.

Romney Dirty Tricks unit google-spoofs catholic.com. CREEP revived !

Several comments recommended rewriting for clarification. That diary spends time and space on the spoofing evidence. Obviously the catholic.com web site in El Cajon, CA is not a spoofing operation in Shanghai, China.

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Similarly, we do not have to accept criminal acts. Internet burglary is a felony and setting up fake web pages gets out to illegal campaigning if there is a connection to Romney or to his campaign staff.

Deal with Democrats and you're dealing with politicians. Deal with Republicans and it's crooks.

Let's try a simple Thought Experiment using a mark-up for a Mitt Romney tax return:

Look at the "Label" section. It has an address. Mitt and Ann Romney's address.

Under penalty of perjury they declare the following:

-- Their address on the date for which this Form 1040 is filed.

You can move during a year. You can move several times. But for the date of the Form 1040, you can only use one state.

That restricts use of local tax exemptions. And you are only allowed to have one state driver's license at a time.

-- But Mitt and Ann Romney took $54,000 a year in local tax exemptions in Utah and similar advantages in Massachusetts. He said recently that the Utah house was in Ann's name -- which fails completely if she listed Massachusetts on her Form 1040.

-- But Mitt voted in Massachusetts. Which fails as a violation of election law if he declared Utah on his Form 1040.

-- But Mitt ran for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002. Which fails the Massachusetts Constitution residence requirement if he filed in Utah in 1999 or 2000 or 2001 on his Form 1040. (Plus his several perjuries in that case before the Massachusetts Ballot Law Commission.)

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Mitt Romney killed Leola Anderson. Not Bishop Jean Vilnet. Not the imaginary and much reported "Albert Marie."

Mitt Romney has supported his lie for decades. Possibly the tale has been useful as a motivation for missionaries in wine-drinking Catholic France. He was retelling the tale as recently as 2007 in multiple interviews and in 2009 with attenuation of the wilder claims.

That complex lie is the single longest-running project of Mitt Romney's life. He cannot stop it.

Along with hiding his tax returns, keeping Catholics from thinking too much about Leola Anderson and Bishop Vilnet is a tough problem.

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Rachel Maddow has picked up on Mitt Romney and Ann Romney's problems with their legal addresses for the period 1999 through 2002. Several diaries appeared here at dailykos. She and her crew at MSNBC have more and higher qulaity research resources than the Poor OccSec (mostly retiree) MMOG hands who dug out what these address declarations imply legally.

Also, several more web pages have disappeared from their original servers, magically to reappear elsewhere out of legal range of U.S. DoJ and with large hit-counts to up their statuses with the search engines. Republicans are professional criminals, mostly, at the top.

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The Revelation of St. John the Divine, Chapter 6 is Joseph Smith's departure point for his "White Horse Prophecy."

You can read The Revelation in a half-hour max. It's poetry.

There is the inevitable The Book of Revelation App.

And the paperback: http://www.amazon.com/...

Smith goes wack-job and makes the Anti-Christ into his conquering hero. Officially and uniquely for Smith's words, LDS rejects "White Horse Prophecy" from its doctrine. Snippets do appear in "Doctrine and Covenants."

Mitt Romney was nicknamed "One Mighty and Strong" at BYU after coming back from France. He had survive the automobile accident. He was rich. His father had made as strong run for the presidency. He was also one helluva liar.

If you want to see where this White Horse Prophecy operates as cult  magic, you can research it in connection with television personality Glenn Beck. We're not going to do that for you. It's too crazy.

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  •  Do you have links for all this? (11+ / 0-)

    I haven't read through it all yet but the only sourcing I see is a link to another DK diary. Can you source this?

    "Do what you can with what you have where you are." - Teddy Roosevelt

    by Andrew C White on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 01:56:10 PM PDT

    •  stuff from profile: (3+ / 0-)

      Mitt Romney's Driving Killed Leola Anderson. His Cover-Up Tale is Proved Dishonest
      by bontemps2012
      Comment Count 3/1 new on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 04:47 PM EDT with 1 Recommend

      Romney Dirty Tricks unit google-spoofs catholic.com. CREEP revived !
      by bontemps2012
      Comment Count 16/10 new on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 03:20 PM EDT with 10 Recommends

      Mitt Romney's Cult of Lying and Bishop Jean Vilnet
      by bontemps2012
      Comment Count 3/3 new on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 06:40 PM EDT with 11 Recommends

      Addington's Perpwalk: TRAILHEAD of Accountability for Bush-2 Crimes.
      * Join: OBAMA'S TRUTH TEAM *

      by greenbird on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:01:34 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

    •  Mitt Romney automobile accident (2+ / 0-)
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      Andrew C White, operculum

      Link

      Mitt Romney was a 19-year-old Mormon missionary in 1968, driving the husband and wife of his missionary leaders in France when a car driven by a Catholic priest lost control and hit him head on. Mitt's lady passenger was killed and he was so badly injured that a French policeman wrote in his US passport that Romney was dead.
      I don't know what editinternational.com is.

      Notice: This Comment © 2012 ROGNM

      by ROGNM on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:20:15 PM PDT

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    •  Person-to-person interviews are more reliable. (0+ / 0-)

      That and research at the French archives, using the photographs taken by André Salarnier in 1968, obtaining records on request for Bishop Jean-Félix-Albert-Marie Vilnet, and going over and talking with the local people.

      There is only question that needs to be solved to establish the Romney conspiracy. Is the man in this picture Romney's "Albert Marie" or is he Bishop Jean-Félix-Albert-Marie Vilnet ?

      Salarnier spoke with him in the Bazas hospital. They had a conversation. We think that interference with records is what allowed the "Albert Marie" scam to proceed.

      And please, be assured that any DUI manslaughter case from 1968 would have been referred to the national police within a day of the death. French law operates differently from American law, to be sure. Not so different that Mrs. Anderson's death would have been ignored. Local authorities do not have jurisdiction over such cases.

  •  I have no idea what this is about... (3+ / 0-)

    ???

    "This is not class warfare. It's math." - Barack Obama 9/19/11

    by DaveV on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 01:58:50 PM PDT

  •  I am no expert on Mitt Romney (8+ / 0-)

    or the stories you tell here. They are very interesting and merit more scrutiny, if true.

    The skeptic in me wants to see some links to the original car crash story etc.

    Thanks.

    •  The accident is widely reported (3+ / 0-)
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      cosette, Lost and Found, paul2port

      Most biographies of Romney, wikipedia, etc. touch on it. What is new, and lacking any source or attribution, is the idea that the stories as reported were a cover up to protect Mitt from being found at fault.

      from a bright young conservative: “I’m watching my first GOP debate…and WE SOUND LIKE CRAZY PEOPLE!!!!”

      by Catte Nappe on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:18:24 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  This 1968 accident at Beaulac is misreported. (0+ / 0-)

        Stick to the obvious:

        -- "Albert Marie"

        or

        -- Bishop Jean-Félix-Albert-Marie Vilnet

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        With Romney you have the type of Republican that idolized Richard Nixon, who felt that Henry Kissinger was a great human being for killing hoards of Vietnamese.

        -- The cars do not match Romney's version of the accident.
        -- Locals place the impact point miles from anything that resembles a "mountain road."
        -- Romney, himself, says that it was a two-lane roadway. That remains the fatal mistake as N524 there is a three-lane road. Look at the picture (taken recently after the traffic separators were added.)
        -- No one was drinking.

        The first version, generated by Romney at age 21, got him out of hot water with his boss, Duane Anderson, and with his father George Romney. The later versions filled in phony details -- getting riskier with each telling.

        Romney got away with it in 2007-2008. Now, by the middle of September, these doves are coming home to roost.

        Whatcha think of Republicans canning Romney and running a Rove-DeLay ticket ???

  •  1040A? (9+ / 0-)

    Has Mittens EVER in his life filed a short form?  Come one, that is not believable.

    Similar to the rest of this diary.

    Your flag decal won't get you into heaven anymore. John Prine -8.00,-5.79

    by Miss Blue on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:01:50 PM PDT

  •  He ran for MA guv while registered in France? (5+ / 0-)

    And the house in Park City was really owned by Donald Segretti?

    Do I have it right? Maybe if the pics were sized to display full-width it would all be clear ...

    Am I right, or am I right? - The Singing Detective

    by Clem Yeobright on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:02:55 PM PDT

  •  WTF?! This sounds like eerie CT (10+ / 0-)

    And you simply rewrote your other diary on this same topic and there is no improvement.

    Here is the other diary of yours so that people can compare the two.

    You were told in the comments to back up your claims and that your writing was incoherent, was the community wasting its time telling you this?

    Please try again and get someone to help you write this diary. You may have some interesting and genuine information that we need to here, but it is hard to understand it all.

    •  Did you ever look in a dog's eyes and wonder (4+ / 0-)

      what it was thinking ... IF it was thinking?

      That's the feeling this diary gives me.

      Am I right, or am I right? - The Singing Detective

      by Clem Yeobright on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:10:11 PM PDT

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    •  I'm guessing - just guessing - that English... (2+ / 0-)
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      ...is bontemps2012's second language. Seeing that bon temps is French for good time, and the diary is set in France, my thought is that something is getting lost - really lost -  in translation.

      "Mitt Romney isn't a vulture capitalist: vultures only eat things that are dead." -S. Colbert

      by newinfluence on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:11:08 PM PDT

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    •  I have difficulty with the EZ tax form thing, (4+ / 0-)
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      Shawn Russell, ROGNM, eXtina, cosette

      which is logically hard to follow what it has to do with the accident, detracts from the credibility.

      Which is unfortunate, because I've been looking for more information on this story after reading a better written account sometime in the last half year, that Romney has been slandering this Catholic priest, with quotes from the original police report, and inquisition.

      This other account seemed credible enough to leave me with the impression that Romney was in the wrong half of the lane, after a blind curve, and may have falsely spread the unsupported claim to family in friends that the other driver was at fault and drunk, which reportedly was not mentioned in the police report.

      So, I've been looking forward to hearing more on this, but can not tip and rec this post because of the problems mentioned by Shawn.

      I would encourage the author to listen to the advice, separate the other two stories, whatever they are about taxes, and anti-catholocism, and see if you can provide links to the police reports, other credible news reports, blogs, or analysis to this story.

      I'm intriqued to know if something is there, but can't tell from this account.

      The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

      by HoundDog on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:18:25 PM PDT

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  •  what about the other four people in the car (1+ / 0-)
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    eXtina

    who lived?  Surely they could settle the matter.  What were their names and where are they now?

    •  Reportedly only three still alive (2+ / 0-)
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      cosette, HoundDog

      The husband of the woman who was killed has also since died.

      The other passengers in Mr Romney’s car were French Mormon couple Suzanne and Bertin Farel and staffer David Wood, 21, of Salt Lake City.

      Mr Romney, Mrs Farel and Mr Wood, who now teaches in Natchitoches, Louisiana, are the only three people still alive from his vehicle.

      http://www.dailymail.co.uk/...

      from a bright young conservative: “I’m watching my first GOP debate…and WE SOUND LIKE CRAZY PEOPLE!!!!”

      by Catte Nappe on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:30:42 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  What does Bishop Vilnet say about it? (0+ / 0-)

        The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

        by HoundDog on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:43:44 PM PDT

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        •  I doubt anybody has asked him at this point (1+ / 0-)
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          HoundDog

          Heaven forbid if you are spreading rumors that there should be any statements from the principals involved. Of course, the reporting at the time (part of the diarists supposed conspiracy) never mentions the Bishop, remember. It refers only to the supposedly mythical priest, who also had passengers in his car, per the Daily Mail retelling of the original Boston Globe story.

          Witnesses did claim Catholic priest Albert Marie, 46, of Sireuil, France, was drunk when the crash happened but this was never verified.

          Mr Marie was driving with his mother Marie-Antoinette Marie and a woman named Marguerite Longué, 48, reported the Boston Globe.

          from a bright young conservative: “I’m watching my first GOP debate…and WE SOUND LIKE CRAZY PEOPLE!!!!”

          by Catte Nappe on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:52:20 PM PDT

          [ Parent ]

          •  Well, this would seem to be the logical thing to (1+ / 0-)
            Recommended by:
            Catte Nappe

            do would it not?  Some investigative reporter type person should send him a letter, email, or phone call and find out what he has to say about it.

            Who was it that seems to have determined  that Marie was not driving but Jean Vilnet was?  

            The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

            by HoundDog on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 05:33:35 PM PDT

            [ Parent ]

  •  Er.... what? (6+ / 0-)

    With respect to controversial issues, this site has (more often than not) adhered to the idea that "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence." This diary is kinda' creepy...

    Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time. (Terry Pratchett)

    by angry marmot on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:29:05 PM PDT

  •  Could this be Mitt's Chappaquiddick, or worse? (0+ / 0-)

    They say Ted's incident, and the lingering effects and questions surrounding it, were what ruined his chances for the presidential nomination.  From what I've read here, I wouldn't be surprised if someone else starts asking questions, with the immediate aftermath being another can of worms opening, and his campaign permanently off-track.

  •  CT and Libel. (2+ / 0-)
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    angry marmot, Catte Nappe

    As posters below have noted, this is not the first diary from this author on this subject, either.

    If you're going to accuse Romney of lying about the incident, you need to produce some actual shred of evidence to contradict his story.

    •  Yep. I'd like to know more about this accident (3+ / 0-)
      Recommended by:
      eXtina, Catte Nappe, bontemps2012

      and it's effect on Mitt Romney, but the diarist and his diaries are overboard.

      Notice: This Comment © 2012 ROGNM

      by ROGNM on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:49:02 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  Stick to the basics. (0+ / 0-)

        Bishop Jean-Félix-Albert-Marie Vilnet.

        Once we identified him as the man in the Salarnier pic, Romney's childish scam unraveled within the month.

        Romney's advisers contacted the Salarniers and requested that they not talk to press about this 1968 accident. Fine by us, because we're not press. In fact we're much happier communicating with people who have important information through friends who have known them for decades, taking things slowly, as opposed to going in as strangers.

        It is Romney's bad luck for this project that Mgr. Vilnet is truly a great man. He has done many small and medium good things in his life. He wrote the standard for in vitro fertilization that spread to Catholic hospitals worldwide. That is a very good "medium" thing. But he also did one great thing as president of the Council of Bishops of France, an act supporting Mercy that cost him all ambition within the Church.

        Deus juvat. God provides.

  •  Don't you mean to publish this on (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    nota bene

    crazyconspiracytheories.com?

    "I cannot live without books" -- Thomas Jefferson, 1815

    by Susan Grigsby on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:47:49 PM PDT

  •  I just googled Jean Vilnet and found two (3+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    eXtina, Just Bob, Karl Rover

    news articles.  Part of this story was first reported in the Boston Globe in 2007, and followed by the Examiner.  

    Four days ago, a story named "Romney's Chappaquidik" appeared in Fire Dog Lake reference this two.

    They do suggest Romney either lied, was mistaken by claiming the other driver was Albert Marie rather than Jean Vilnet.  

    The examiner says the French Police destroy records after 10 years so there is no way to check.  Two of the other four people in the car are still alive but good friends of Romney.  
    I can't find if Vilnet is still alive.

    http://www.examiner.com/...

    Before Mitt Romney was a politician he was a Mormon missionary in France during the 1960s. It is a little known fact that while he was spreading the gospel through rural France in 1968, Mitt Romney was involved in a head-on collision. Romney was driving, and one of his passengers was killed.

    This was first reported by The Boston Globe in 2007 when they told the story of Mitt Romney almost dying in Bernos-Beaulac, France while driving a Citroen DS. Romney, who was 21 at the time, was driving from Pau to Bordeaux as a chauffeur for Duane Anderson the French Mormon mission president.

    Romney tells the story of going around a curve and being struck at full speed by a Catholic priest named Albert Marie. Romney claimed Albert Marie was drunk but this has never been verified. Conversely it was not been verified if Romney was under the influence at the time of the accident, because he was unconscious and in a coma. The first police officer to arrive wrote, "he is dead" in Romney's passport. There is no record if a sobriety test was issued after Romney regained consciousness who escaped the crash with a broken arm and lacerations to the face.

    Six people were in the car that day. Suzanne Farel, Bertin Farel, David Wood, Mitt Romney, Duane Anderson and the fatality, Duane's wife, Leola Anderson.

    Duane Anderson and Bertin Farel have since passed away, leaving only three people who actually know what took place. Did Mitt Romney cause the accident, or was he struck head on? Did his actions cause the death of a beloved wife, or was she the unfortunate victim of a drunk driver?

    Romney has always emphatically proclaimed his innocence and renounced any wrongdoing, but it is the policy of the local French police to destroy documents after 10 years. There is, therefore, no paper trail to confirm what actually happened on that day in 1968.

    The only people who can attest to the truth have been friends with Mitt for over 40 years.

    The FireDogLake piece is longer so you will have to go there for the whole thing.  Here are some snippets.

    http://www.patsfans.com/...

    Here's a story that needs more investigation. Who should we believe? The 21 year old Romney (Mr-I-Was-CEO-But-Am-Not-Responsible-For-Anything), who is incapable of taking personal responsibility or the kindly father Albert Marie, beloved by his little parish.But, wait, there's more! There was no Albert Marie. Romney lied. It was Bishop Vilnet who was driving the other car, not Albert Marie. And Bishop Vilnet is still alive and highly regarded. Let's hope the MSM vets this story well. After all, do we want a drunken murderer as president? Harry Boy, what are you going to!

    Mitt Romney was driving during an accident in the 60s that killed a passenger - Detroit liberal | Examiner.com

    This was first reported by The Boston Globe in 2007 when they told the story of Mitt Romney almost dying in Bernos-Beaulac, France while driving a Citroen DS. Romney, who was 21 at the time, was driving from Pau to Bordeaux as a chauffeur for Duane Anderson the French Mormon mission president.

    Romney tells the story of going around a curve and being struck at full speed by a Catholic priest named Albert Marie. Romney claimed Albert Marie was drunk but this has never been verified. Conversely it was not been verified if Romney was under the influence at the time of the accident, because he was unconscious and in a coma. The first police officer to arrive wrote, "he is dead" in Romney's passport. There is no record if a sobriety test was issued after Romney regained consciousness who escaped the crash with a broken arm and lacerations to the face. ...

    Bishop Vilnet, then 46 years old by American count, was not drunk, not speeding, and not out of his own lane. He was driving along and Romney hit him.

    ...

    Mgr. Vilnet was elected head of the Council of Bishops of France. He is an Officer of the Legion of Honor. A life of service. He is 90 years old. (Mitt Romney says that "Albert Marie" is dead. Guarantee you, somebody somewhere with the two names Albert and Marie is dead.)

    That 1968 accident took place when Mitt Romney ignored painted roadway lines and went head-on into an on-coming left turn lane, opposite the post office at Beaulac, France. Concrete traffic separators were added later on. Good piece of engineering, that, but too late for Mrs. Leola Anderson. She died of her injuries as she was the sixth person in a five passenger car, so she had no seat belt.

    The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

    by HoundDog on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:48:50 PM PDT

    •  Your second link goes to a forum (2+ / 0-)
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      HoundDog, Lost and Found

      That references one of this diarist's prior diaries as a source. It's all circular and self-referential.

      from a bright young conservative: “I’m watching my first GOP debate…and WE SOUND LIKE CRAZY PEOPLE!!!!”

      by Catte Nappe on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:26:23 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

      •  Sorry Catte Natte, that must be my error, because (1+ / 0-)
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        Catte Nappe

        the second link it to a Fire Dog Lake post four days ago.

        I'll correct it and post it in a comment to this one.  This poster does show up over a dozen times with post very similar to this one.

        The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

        by HoundDog on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:33:17 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

      •  Here's the correct link to the above, from a (0+ / 0-)

        New England Patriots site in Boston, from around 2004,  not the author here.  I'm not taking a position on it, I was just curious to see if what other discussion of this story, other than the poster's, might be out there.

        www.patsfans.com/new-england-patriots/messageboard/12/925939-romneys-chappaquidik.html

        The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

        by HoundDog on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:40:27 PM PDT

        [ Parent ]

        •  Post was made two day ago (2+ / 0-)
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          Nowhere Man, nota bene

          July 15. Person posting it has been a member of that site since 2004.

          This story, in varying versions, is popping up primarily in comment threads on forums and blogs; often linking to the same two or three entries as "source/proof" - examiner or a Dkos diary or a site called Fool Moon. It seems to me the idea is to get it spread around virally whether it's true or not. I remain highly skeptical until/unless much better documentation emerges.

          from a bright young conservative: “I’m watching my first GOP debate…and WE SOUND LIKE CRAZY PEOPLE!!!!”

          by Catte Nappe on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:47:35 PM PDT

          [ Parent ]

    •  Here's the correct link for the above blockquote (0+ / 0-)

      from 2004 New England Patriots site.

      www.patsfans.com/new-england-patriots/messageboard/12/925939-romneys-chappaquidik.html

      The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

      by HoundDog on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:41:29 PM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  Just a few of the many, many questions (3+ / 0-)

    that this diary raises (see footnotes):

    A few days back a summary of Occupy Security MMOG's research on the Romney's 1968 accident was made available1 at the catholic.com web site. This fantasy scheme2 protected Mitt Romney, of course. How it did it was by deploying a dishonest, thoroughly anti-Catholic scheme that slandered Catholic clergy.

    The posting at catholic.com worked like a "honey pot" in database and web site systems, attracting criminal "bees" to show what they were up to at the web site.

    First off, the "bees" got in and all trace of the posting was deleted from catholic.com. Even the "vilnet" tag was deleted.3

    Then, shortly after, a fake web page appeared at a Shanghai web server4 and it's hit-count was bumped up to give the fake page a high Google-search display priority5 . The interesting part of the content on this page is a rebuttal section from "Dale_M Forum Elder" that focuses on supporting elements of the Team Lying dysinformation stream:

    1 By whom? The context makes this sound like an act of vandalism. Why should we trust the word of vandals?

    2 Huh? What? What fantasy scheme? Were the vandals posting something meant to protect Mitt Romney?

    3 Now I'm very confused. Who -- if anyone -- are the good guys here? The people who made the "fantasy scheme" available, or the people who erased it? What role would the catholic.com server admins have played in this scenario? It sounds to me like they'd have been the one to erase the story and the associated links. Or was it the erasure that represents an act of vandalism?

    4 What was the URL and/or IP address of this Shanghai server? Are you saying that the DNS entry for catholic.com was redirected, without authorization, to point there?

    5 I know what a "hit count" is. Do you? Can you explain how a higher "hit count" increased the page's Google search ranking? Alternatively, can you rephrase this in a way that makes technical sense?

    Satisfactory answers to these questions might take this diary out of CT territory. Until then, the HR stands.

    Let us all have the strength to see the humanity in our enemies, and the courage to let them see the humanity in ourselves.

    by Nowhere Man on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:57:15 PM PDT

  •  Why did you include an imaginary tax return (7+ / 0-)

    in a diary about a car accident?

    "I'm sculpting now. Landscapes mostly." ~ Yogi Bear

    by eXtina on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 02:59:29 PM PDT

  •  "Forum Elder" IS a title of the Catholic.com site (2+ / 0-)
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    Nowhere Man, cosette
    8 - Forum Elder
    After 15,000 posts AND 5 years members are given this title.
    http://forums.catholic.com/...

    from a bright young conservative: “I’m watching my first GOP debate…and WE SOUND LIKE CRAZY PEOPLE!!!!”

    by Catte Nappe on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:20:51 PM PDT

  •  what the fuck (3+ / 0-)

    does this car accident have to do with taxes?

    Clean this incoherent shit up or delete it. This is really setting my radar off.

    Views Differ On Shape Of Planet

    by nota bene on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 03:43:00 PM PDT

  •  I just looked at your other diary (2+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:
    ROGNM, Catte Nappe

    -- the one with more information about the "fake" catholic.com -- and I am less than impressed.

    Far less.

    Way, way less.

    If this is all you have, then you really have no case.

    There are many web sites out there that are set up to grab page hits from google without actually offering anything of value. One technique that they use is to grab content from other well-known or often-visited sites. The fact that your "spoof site" didn't try to mask or spoof the IP or DNS address for catholic.com is pretty much a dead giveaway that this is the kind of site that you're talking about here. Skilled, malicious hackers could have done far better than to set up a site with a hostname like z6a9ifoz4k.com.

    As to why that post "never" showed up on catholic.com : do you know that to be true? Chances are that http://z6a9ifoz4k.com snarfed that page from catholic.com before the post was deleted, while google didn't index it until after that post was deleted.

    Please explain: How does a "pro-Romney conspiracy" gain by posting anti-Romney material on http://z6a9ifoz4k.com ? Why would a "pro-Romney conspiracy" also include the "Forum Elder's" response in that post, when that response essentially takes the "pro-Romney" side?

    And tell us: Was it you who posted that text ("This slander and conspiracy began in 1968...") on catholic.com ? The writing style seems to match yours, but I don't claim expertise on this.

    Let us all have the strength to see the humanity in our enemies, and the courage to let them see the humanity in ourselves.

    by Nowhere Man on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 06:10:35 PM PDT

  •  Democrats, politicians. Republicans, criminals. (0+ / 0-)

    It's easy to understand. Hard core professional Republicans are liars, thieves, hypocrites, only a few steps shy Devil worshippers and Death Eaters.

    Romney is every bit as degenerate as Tom DeLay and Karl Rove and Rush Limbaugh.

    His bad driving killed Leola Anderson. Taking your car into an oncoming Left Turn lane does have that effect. Either s guy is "Albert Marie, age 46" in 1968 as Romney and his Team Lying crew have been telling everyone, or it is Bishop Jean-Félix-Albert-Marie Vilnet who was 46 then.

    The mock tax return is presented because the simple "Label" section information defines legal residence. I.R.S. Form 1040A is the long form, itemized federal tax return. The day you sign a Form 1040A, that's your legal residence in the United States.

    -- If the Romneys declared Utah, then Mitt Romney was scamming local taxes and then running for governor and committing perjury before the Massachusetts Ballot Law Commission in 2002.

    -- If the Romneys declared Massachusetts, then they were scamming $54,000 a year off local taxes in Park City, Utah, during the Olympics which he so masterfully saved.

    Keep It Simple, Stupid.

    K.I.S.S. worked for Third Army in WW II. Works for unraveling Republican crimes.

  •  This is not a "complicated diary." (0+ / 0-)

    It's a pile of crap. Stop embarrassing yourself and us and delete it.

    "They are an entire cruise ship of evil clowns, these current Republicans"...concernedamerican

    by Giles Goat Boy on Tue Jul 24, 2012 at 02:09:04 PM PDT

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