Kirsters Baish| A Hollywood sex cult called Nxivm has just been exposed to have been responsible for the branding and torture of throngs of women. Keith Raniere, the cult’s founder, was just taken into custody by authorities in Mexico. Unfortunately, it is much more complicated that just arresting Raniere as the cult has gained several rich and famous followers throughout the years.
Raniere is being accused of creating DOS, what The Daily Beast is calling, “a ‘sorority’ in which female ‘masters’ recruited ‘slaves’ who were reportedly branded with Raniere’s initials and, according to FBI official William Sweeney, ‘considered [Raniere’s] sex slaves.'”
Albany’s Times Union published a list of those who are involved with Nxivm. The list was titled, “NXIVM courts rich, powerful and influential.” Roger Stone, who was said to have been employed by Nxivm, was cited as having said, “Why should we pay attention to this psycho factory?” continuing, “Because it has well-placed, well-heeled members and appears to be actively pursuing an entrée into political fund-raising. Stone, paid by NXIVM, had funneled at least $20,000 to the state GOP; the heirs to Seagram’s fortune are devotees; and, per the Post, Richard Mays—a Clinton friend and one of Hillary’s top fund-raisers—is an ‘Espian’ as well, having taken so-called intensive classes with Raniere.”
If you think the things you see in fictional television shows couldn’t happen in our “civilized” society, you are gravely mistaken. This is a clear example.