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  1. 05 Nov '16 08:05
    Jennifer Rubin is conservative by the way.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2016/11/02/the-fbi-is-politically-tainted-comey-must-go/
  2. Subscriber mchill
    cryptogram
    05 Nov '16 09:36
    Originally posted by Kunsoo
    Jennifer Rubin is conservative by the way.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2016/11/02/the-fbi-is-politically-tainted-comey-must-go/
    Resign? I'm not sure. At the very least Mr. Comey should have withheld last weeks announcement until he had a chance to read these emails. Making such an announcement without even seeing the evidence was jumping the gun a bit.
  3. 05 Nov '16 10:09 / 7 edits
    Whether the information originated from hacked e-mails and computer files or Freedom of Information Act requests, the revelations about the political and business activities of Hillary and Bill Clinton and their cronies hearken back to another era, the Great Depression of the 1930s and the crime spree of another unscrupulous couple: bank robbery desperados Bonnie and Clyde.

    Aside from Hillary Clinton running her own lucrative «off-the-books» foreign policy via her private email servers and e-mail chain of associates and flunkies, it was her and her husband’s joint Clinton Foundation and Teneo Capital operations that scream out the word «corruption.» The servers were merely a mechanism by which the Clintons ran their own «pay-to-play» racketeering operation, something that would have been the envy of a contemporary of Bonnie and Clyde, Chicago crime boss Al Capone.

    Teneo, which runs a hedge fund operation and a «private intelligence» service jam-packed with former Central Intelligence Agency operatives, is where Mrs. Clinton’s «gal pal» and aide Huma Abedin worked simultaneously to her government employment with the State Department. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s probe of 650,000 emails found on the laptop computer of disgraced former New York Democratic Representative Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of Abedin, is but the proverbial tip of the iceberg. While FBI agents pore through Abedin’s emails that were discovered on the laptop and looking Mrs. Clinton’s emails that were either not destroyed by her aides or which were never accounted for, the real story is the FBI’s investigation of the Clinton Foundation and Teneo.

    Five FBI field offices are investigating the racketeering of the foundation and the foreign connections of Teneo. The offices include New York; Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Miami. Little Rock is the home of the Clinton Foundation, while New York is the home base of Teneo. The addition of the Miami field office to the Clinton probe is significant. One of Teneo Intelligence’s many global offices is located in Bogota, Colombia. A secretive Colombian private equity fund, «Fondo Acceso», financed by Mexican mega-billionaire Carlos Slim and Canadian mining magnate Frank Giustra, is run out of the Clinton Foundation’s Bogota office. Tracking the money being fed into the Clinton Foundation may include proceeds from the illegal narcotics traffic in Colombia and other nearby countries. The Bogota activities of the Clinton Foundation, «Fondo Acceso», which ironically means «Access Fund», and Teneo appear to be concentrated in the Chico Business Park in the Colombian capital. Therefore, the involvement of the Miami office, in investigating Clinton Foundation funding, including the major donations from Slim and Giustra, makes a world of sense.

    Teneo was co-founded by longtime Bill Clinton associate Doug Band, who served in Clinton’s White House Counsel’s Office and later as Clinton’s chief aide in the Clinton Foundation and its associated Clinton Global Initiative. Band’s brother is Bill Clinton’s medical doctor who accompanies the ex-president on foreign trips. Doug Band was the point person who lobbied the incoming Barack Obama administration in 2008 to appoint Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.

    Mrs. Clinton’s tenure at State ensured that there was little separation between her department, the Clinton Foundation and Global Initiative, and Teneo. Abedin served as Mrs. Clinton’s «transition team» leader as the Secretary of State left the department to launch her presidential candidacy after the November 2012 election. From that time on, Mrs. Clinton, Abedin, Doug Band, Clinton’s campaign chief John Podesta, and others engaged in an email flurry to 1) ensure that the files in the private servers were either scrubbed or sanitized; 2) to officially sever all links between them and the Clinton Foundation and Teneo; and 3) to paint a picture for the public that all was well and legal with Mrs. Clinton’s term as America’s chief foreign policy executive. Unfortunately, the entire Clinton team has been exposed with the publication of emails from Mrs. Clinton’s swearing in as Secretary of State in 2009 to after she launched her campaign for the White House in 2013.

    The picture painted by the emails is one of modern-day gangsters milking everything they possibly could out of supposed public service.

    The FBI’s New York field office is also likely looking at Teneo’s dealings with other Clinton allies. It was Teneo that advised former New Jersey Democratic Governor Jon Corzine's MF Global investment firm as it was collapsing amid charges of major fraud by Corzine, a Clinton loyalist. It is also known as Mrs. Clinton communicated with President Obama over her private server and that Obama used a pseudonym. Obama lied to the American people when he stated that he first learned of the existence of Mrs. Clinton’s server from news media reports. There is little wonder why Obama has refused to condemn FBI director James Comey for re-launching his probe of the Clinton emails, based on the discovery of the additional traffic on Weiner’s laptop. Presidents who dug themselves deep into scandals by lying about «what they knew and when they knew it» helped sink the administration of Richard Nixon and almost cost Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton their presidencies. Obama was wise not to interfere in the FBI’s many criminal cases now building up like a tidal wave against Mrs. Clinton.

    The many Clinton scandals also involve the illegal shipment of U.S.- and foreign-manufactured weapons to jihadist rebels in Libya and Syria against U.S. law. When Clinton and Abedin oversaw the jihadist rebellions in both countries, the U.S. was subject to imposing a United Nations arms embargo directed against both civil war theaters. The sudden decision on October 5, 2016, by the Justice Department to drop all charges against the State Department-licensed Turi Defense Group of Arizona and its owner, Marc Turi, for violating U.S. law by shipping unregistered weapons to Libyan rebels, some of which were transferred to Syrian rebels by the CIA station in Benghazi, indicates that Attorney General Loretta Lynch wanted the Turi case to disappear before the November 8th election.

    The federal trial of Turi and his company was due to begin on November 8th. The indictment of Turi was brought in the U.S. Court for the District of Arizona in Phoenix. Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport was the scene of an impromptu and highly-questionable tarmac meeting between Bill Clinton and Attorney General Lynch on June 27, 2016. Turi claims that approval for the secret weapons shipments to Libya and onward to Syria were personally approved by Mrs. Clinton and had a green light from the CIA. Any new email or other evidence that Mrs. Clinton authorized illegal weapons shipments to jihadist terrorists would have required the FBI to broaden its investigation of both Hillary and Bill Clinton, as well as Lynch. Mrs. Clinton may have violated federal law by permitting the shipment of weapons to belligerent parties in Libya and Syria; Mr. Clinton may have obstructed justice in talking to the Attorney General; and Lynch may have violated her oath of office in misusing her position as the nation’s chief law enforcement officer in furtherance of a criminal conspiracy to obstruct justice.

    The Clinton scandal, in many ways, resembles the Iran-Contra episode more than it does Watergate. In Watergate, the cover-up by Nixon and his cronies, in many respects, was worse than the original crimes. In Iran-Contra, the arms and drugs smuggling crimes were equal to the cover-up, including the criminal role of then-Vice President George H. W. Bush in the entire affair. With the Clintons’ «E-mailgate», shipping U.S. weapons to terrorists and accepting foreign campaign donations from dodgy regimes in Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Qatar are every bit as bad as the obvious ensuing cover-up by Hillary Clinton and her and her husband's cronies.

    If these many cases are what the FBI and its offices in Washington, New York, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Miami, and possibly Phoenix, are now looking at, the FBI director had every right and a constitutional responsibility to inform Congress and the voting public. And FBI director Comey has every right not to tip off to the Clinton gang what he and the bureau may have on them, evidence demanded now by Mrs. Clinton and her supporters. This evidence may become material to the impeachment of Mrs. Clinton from the office of president of the United States should she be elected on November 8th.

    http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11-04/hillary-and-bill-clinton-bonnie-clyde-american-politics
  4. Subscriber mchill
    cryptogram
    05 Nov '16 10:18 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    Whether the information originated from hacked e-mails and computer files or Freedom of Information Act requests, the revelations about the political and business activities of Hillary and Bill Clinton and their cronies hearken back to another era, the Great Depression of the 1930s and the crime spree of another unscrupulous couple: bank robbery desp ...[text shortened]... http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11-04/hillary-and-bill-clinton-bonnie-clyde-american-politics
    This is why support for Mrs. Clinton is lukewarm, even among her supporters. Frankly, I'm not very impressed with her at all. Mr. Trump, on the other hand is even worse. I don't want an unstable, egotistical, blowhard like him with his hand on the button that could launch thousands nuclear weapons that could destroy most of this planet in a very short time. Corrupt or Unstable? I'll hold my nose and vote for corrupt.
  5. 05 Nov '16 10:22
    Originally posted by mchill
    This is why support for Mrs. Clinton is lukewarm, even among her supporters. Frankly, I'm not very impressed with her at all. Mr. Trump, on the other hand is even worse. I don't want an unstable, egotistical, blowhard like him with his hand on the button that could launch thousands nuclear weapons that could alliterate most of this planet in a very short time. Corrupt or Unstable? I'll hold my nose and vote for corrupt.
    Mr Trump has a very cordial relationship with Mr Putin, is against 'expensive' foreign wars and as far as his rhetoric goes wants America to be a kind of isolationist state, not the policeman of the world. I think America is far more likely to get involved in wars with Mrs Clinton at the helm than Mr. Trump. Its just dirty for dirty and a snake pit. Personally I don't think Donald will be allowed anywhere near the white house, there are too many vested interests behind Mrs Clinton.
  6. Subscriber FreakyKBH
    Acquired Taste...
    05 Nov '16 12:33 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by mchill
    This is why support for Mrs. Clinton is lukewarm, even among her supporters. Frankly, I'm not very impressed with her at all. Mr. Trump, on the other hand is even worse. I don't want an unstable, egotistical, blowhard like him with his hand on the button that could launch thousands nuclear weapons that could destroy most of this planet in a very short time. Corrupt or Unstable? I'll hold my nose and vote for corrupt.
    No, actually this most emphatically is not why support for Clinton is lukewarm.
    The outline here is but a portion of their corruption, nearly any part of which is grounds for charges--- and convictions for--- treason: life imprisonment (although perhaps just throwing a bucket of water at her might be more merciful).
    What this represents is what is not publicly known, what is suppressed by her complicit party members and an irresponsible press.
    The American people hear rumors and suggestions of vague charges of corruption, but have no idea it raises (sinks, really) to this level.
    Neither are they aware of the pedophile ring which the rapist and otherwise acknowledged sexual predator, Bill, has been part of all these years.
    Nor do they know of how the Clintons stole money given for Haitian relief, or their connections with child trafficking involving that country's innocents.

    Chances are, however, that if you're willing to accept the level of corruption 'merely' outlined here, you'd accept anything these despicable excuses for a human being would or could possibly do.
    All because you think Trump is a hothead?

    Fortunately for the sake of our form of government, your thinking isn't the norm or the most representative of the general public.
    Your level of disconnect and justification is in accord with those few around her who have been blinded by secondary principles.
    You've burnt the picture for the ashes, essentially.
    Def not the view of most Americans.
    Thankfully.
  7. Standard member shavixmir
    Guppy poo
    05 Nov '16 12:36
    They're bloody emails. Get over it. Jesus!

    Comey was told by the Justice department ti shut up until after the election, because there's a law.
    He deliberately broke it.

    He's tampering with the election: end of story.
  8. 05 Nov '16 12:36
    Originally posted by Kunsoo
    Jennifer Rubin is conservative by the way.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/wp/2016/11/02/the-fbi-is-politically-tainted-comey-must-go/
    So let me get this straight, Hillary users a private server which are against the rules and then compromises sensitive information which is against the law and Comey should resign?

    Jennifer Rubin is a conservative?

    Ok then, just trying to keep it all straight in my head before I vote.
  9. 05 Nov '16 12:37
    Originally posted by shavixmir
    They're bloody emails. Get over it. Jesus!

    Comey was told by the Justice department ti shut up until after the election, because there's a law.
    He deliberately broke it.

    He's tampering with the election: end of story.
    So if you were Comey and you knew that Hillary had broken the law is it not his responsibility to get the news out before the election or should we keep the voters in the dark?

    Then again, keeping voters in the dark is the only way to get elected. Usually they are voted in while believing lies about being able to keep their health care coverage and thinking their rates will decrease etc.
  10. Standard member vivify
    rain
    05 Nov '16 12:39 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by whodey
    So let me get this straight, Hillary users a private server which are against the rules and then compromises sensitive information which is against the law and Comey should resign?

    Jennifer Rubin is a conservative?

    Ok then, just trying to keep it all straight in my head before I vote.
    Had Comey's "revelation" been about Trump, Republicans would be bringing hell's door down about Comey not only resigning, but being prosecuted. Objectively speaking, more than his resignation should happen; he should be fired.
  11. 05 Nov '16 12:44
    Originally posted by vivify
    Had Comey's "revelation" been about Trump, Republicans would be bringing hell's door down about Comey not only resigning, but being prosecuted. Objectively speaking, more than his resignation should happen; he should be fired.
    He should be made a folk hero and a statue erected right up there beside Abraham Lincoln.
  12. Standard member vivify
    rain
    05 Nov '16 12:46
    Originally posted by robbie carrobie
    He should be made a folk hero and a statue erected right up there beside Abraham Lincoln.
    You wouldn't be saying that if his statement was made about Trump.
  13. 05 Nov '16 12:57
    Originally posted by vivify
    You wouldn't be saying that if his statement was made about Trump.
    Actually I might, would love to see Donald taken down a notch or two.
  14. 05 Nov '16 13:03
    Originally posted by vivify
    Had Comey's "revelation" been about Trump, Republicans would be bringing hell's door down about Comey not only resigning, but being prosecuted. Objectively speaking, more than his resignation should happen; he should be fired.
    What are you talking about? Republicans have come out saying that they will vote Hillary.

    Ever heard of the "never Trump" crowd?
  15. 05 Nov '16 14:47
    Originally posted by whodey
    What are you talking about? Republicans have come out saying that they will vote Hillary.

    Ever heard of the "never Trump" crowd?
    All establishment types are republicrats