Posts Tagged ‘Silvio Berlusconi’

THE 2010 COCKTAILHAG.COM BAD GUY LIST

“There are many bad men around the world who run countries and we don’t topple them, and indeed in earlier years we had actually supported Saddam Hussein when he was fighting against Iran.  The argument that someone is a bad man is an inadequate argument for war and certainly an inadequate and unacceptable argument for [...]

BERLUSCONI INSISTS JUDGE’S TURQUOISE SOCKS BIGGER DEAL THAN INSULTS TO WOMEN OR SNUB TO KING OF JORDAN

Silvio Berlusconi, the Italian prime minister, reiterated during a recent visit to Russia that the meaning of turquoise socks worn by one of his country’s judges may be the most important issue facing Italians this year. Brushing aside complaints about a recent alleged sexist remark made to a female opposition leader and a perceived snub [...]

BADA BING BADA BOOM: BERLUSCONI IN PITTSBURGH

Silvio Berlusconi, the uber man’s man of Italian politics, arrived in Pittsburgh this week for the G-20 summit and appeared to have lots of energy, judging by these pictures wherein he greets First Lady Michelle Obama – and the other fellow. He’s my kind of guy! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/25/silvio-berlusconi-greets_n_299973.html

BERLUSCONI THREATENS TO VACATION IN ALASKA, ADVISE PALIN, IF ITALY IS BOUNCED FROM G-8; CRITICS SEE DIVERSION FROM ITALIAN LEADER’S SERIAL SEX SCANDALS AS SUMMIT BEGINS

On the eve of the G-8 summit, set to convene Wednesday in Italy, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi threatened to fly to Alaska to advise Sarah Palin, the state’s resigning governor, on her political future amid reports that Italy may be bounced from G-8 membership. Critics of the prime minister’s relationships with young starlets and models [...]

R.C. CHURCH LEANS ON SILVIO; HE SAYS HE’S THE MOST POPULAR LEADER IN THE WEST

Just checking the news wire on this Sunday night.  Here’s the latest on the Silvio story. See first comment …

EX MODEL/ ESCORT: BERLUSCONI GAVE ME DIAMOND-ENCRUSTED TORTOISE WHILE WE SHARED HIS ‘BIG BED’ ON NIGHT OF OBAMA VICTORY – SECOND WOMAN SAYS: I SPENT NIGHT AT P.M.’s VACATION VILLA; LEFT AT DAWN WITH BAG OF MONEY; NO SEX THOUGH

Two more Italian women have stepped forward to allege Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi entertained them privately, perhaps paying for sex or accepting a suggestion of bribery for sex. CHNN’s Harlan Harrington has been hop-scotching around Italy in the CHNN flying boat – from Rome to Naples to Sardinia and Milan – trying to stay [...]

CHNN SNAP POLLING SHOWS ITALIANS MORE BORED THAN AGOG OVER SPANISH NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION OF NUDE WOMEN ‘CAVORTING’ AT BERLUSCONI RETREAT IN SARDINIA

Italians may be yawning more than chattering about the sudden appearance late last week of pictures of nude Italian women, published by the Spanish newspaper El Pais and reportedly taken at Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Sardinia retreat. The pictures, also distributed widely on Italian news websites – and in defiance of legal threats issued by [...]