18 Total Quotes

Jeffrey Robinson Quotes

Robinson's Law - Whenever someone in public office blames the press, the bastard is guilty!
Jeffrey Robinson
#Law

Critics are to authors what dogs are to lamp-posts.
Jeffrey Robinson
#Dogs

The only time (the West) ... has been successful in tracking down despot money is when it's been too late, ... The Laundry Men.
Jeffrey Robinson
#Money

(Late Philippine dictator Ferdinand) Marcos is a good example, Mr. (Manuel) Noreiga of Panama. But this is all way after the fact. They don't get into the game soon enough to really make a difference.
Jeffrey Robinson
#Example

You really need a shredder if you have information you want to get rid off, but you do not want to throw away in a hotel waste paper basket,
Jeffrey Robinson
#Information

Russia has become an enormous black hole for our money,
Jeffrey Robinson
#Money

There are always people who are going to be opportunistic when they see situations unfolding the way that they are in New Orleans.
Jeffrey Robinson
#People

You are talking about people who couldn't leave the area, couldn't get on bus or train, maybe didn't have vehicle transportation and was hoping that the storm wouldn't be so bad.
Jeffrey Robinson
#People

There will always be people who are going to be opportunistic when they see the situation unfolding as it has in New Orleans. And it's unfortunate that they are getting as much press as those who need to be rescued.
Jeffrey Robinson
#People

Generally speaking, the rule is that any account that lies dormant in a Swiss bank for 20 years, no deposits no withdrawals...the money reverts to the bank. In other words, they keep it,
Jeffrey Robinson
#Lies And Lying

Normally, shell companies, special banks, jurisdictional problems are all set up to make a paper trail more difficult for regulators to follow. The nature of this atrocity, however, is such that there are signs that people who don't usually cooperate will cooperate this time, ... The Laundrymen.
Jeffrey Robinson
#Problems

The IMF is well meaning perhaps, but the accountants and bankers are pretty naïve, ... They said, 'Here, we can make you capitalists overnight, here's all this money and we'll feed the system.' And the Russians, who have been defrauding the state for 75 years -- who are masters at it -- said, 'Oh, look at this, we are being given all these presents.'
Jeffrey Robinson
#Meaning

Generally speaking, the rule is that any account that lies dormant in a Swiss bank for 20 years, no deposits no withdrawals...the money reverts to the bank. In other words, they keep it.
Jeffrey Robinson
#Lies And Lying

These people knew where the money was, and how much there was. They planned how to get in and how to get out again.
Jeffrey Robinson
#Money

The IMF is well meaning perhaps, but the accountants and bankers are pretty na•ve, ... They said, 'Here, we can make you capitalists overnight, here's all this money and we'll feed the system.' And the Russians, who have been defrauding the state for 75 years -- who are masters at it -- said, 'Oh, look at this, we are being given all these presents.'
Jeffrey Robinson
#Money #Russians #Masters #Capitalists