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The Bologna Train Station Bombing occurred on August 2, 1980. 85 people died and over 200 were injured. It is still covered by state secrecy. The revolutionary fascists, Giusva Fioravanti, Francesca Mambro and others, were condemned for the crime. They are now in semi-liberty. Shortly before a plane flying from Bologna to Palermo was shot down over Ustica, killing all passengers. It too remains a mystery. Gelli had been extradited to Italy by the Swiss on several charges. Extradition was not granted for charges directly related to the massacre. Francesco Pazienza and the P2 heads of the SISMI were charged and condemned for planting false evidence (bombs no less) and misleading investigators. Pazienza was an enterprising and charming homme d'action chiefly known to Americans for having produced the Billygate documents, which cinched Reagan's election, together with Mike Ledeen. According to Pazienza it was an action that involved the CSIS, Bush père's favorite policy tank.

Gelli's famous first list contained 962 names. Another list as well as an address book eventually surfaced. The address book was more important in that it contained his frequent contacts. Gelli did not fight in Spain. His brother did- and died there.

Of the four founders of the personal political entity, Forza Italia, two were linked to the P2. The inventor of the party, Marcello Dell'Utri, is presently waiting appeal for collusion with the mafia. Berlusconi has steadfastly sought to implement Gelli's plan for a "democratic renaissance," which is more a blueprint for totalitarian democracy.

by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Fri Mar 28th, 2008 at 08:29:45 PM EST
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Licio Gelli did effectively fight in Spain. He joined his brother at the age of 16. His brother, Raffaello, was killed in 1938 in Catalogna.
by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Fri Mar 28th, 2008 at 08:53:05 PM EST
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