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From Whitewater to Benghazi: A Clinton-Scandal Primer

By turtledove follow turtledove   2016 Jul 3, 3:15pm 25,748 views   137 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


With Hillary Clinton leading the field for the Democratic nomination for president, every Clinton scandal—from Whitewater to the State Department emails—will be under the microscope. (No other American politicians—even ones as corrupt as Richard Nixon, or as hated by partisans as George W. Bush—have fostered the creation of a permanent multimillion-dollar cottage industry devoted to attacking them.) Keeping track of each controversy, where it came from, and how serious it is, is no small task, so here’s a primer. We’ll update it as new information emerges.

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/06/tracking-the-clinton-controversies-from-whitewater-to-benghazi/396182/

A what, when, who, and how serious on the following:

State Department Emails
Benghazi
Conflicts of Interest
Private Server
Sidney Blumenthal
Paid Speeches
The Clinton Foundation
The Bad Old Days

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98   NoCoupForYou   ignore (2)   2016 Jul 6, 3:31pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

YesYNot says

None of this rises to the level of incompetence of the Bush/Powell WMD fiasco. That doesn't excuse HRC, but it does make you wonder why one of those people was investigated over and over and over again.

It does. She went out of her way to host emails on a private, unsecured, unencrypted server, deliberately in order to avoid reporting requirements.

She put political career ahead of security concerns, was grossly negligent in doing so, and therefore exercised horrendous judgement rendering her unfit for the chief Executive Leadership Position this country offers.

99   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 6, 4:34pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

thunderlips11 says

deliberately in order to avoid reporting requirements.

This was not proven and makes no sense.

100   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 6, 6:24pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

SPECIFICALLY said she set up the server to keep her personal email away from Federal oversight.

Her personal email never should have been on state Dept system and did not have reporting requirements. It's keeping her work email private that makes no sense. Email is not private in any way. There are plenty of private lines of communication. If she wanted to keep any work communication quiet, she could have just used something else.

101   NoCoupForYou   ignore (2)   2016 Jul 6, 6:37pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

YesYNot says

This was not proven and makes no sense.

It is proven. She never got approval, and she knew she was supposed to get it, according to the Inspector General's Report.

In one particularly scathing account, the report reveals that technology staffers who raised concerns about Clinton’s use of email in late 2010 were told to stop talking about it. One staffer was told their mission was “to support the Secretary” and “never to speak of the Secretary’s personal email again,” according to the report.

Another staffer warned that Clinton was sending and receiving emails that should be preserved to comply with open records laws. The staffer was told “that the Secretary’s personal system had been reviewed and approved by Department legal staff and that the matter was not to be discussed any further,” according to the report.

The inspector general’s office found no evidence that any such legal review had been done.


http://dailycaller.com/2016/06/07/exclusive-emails-show-state-dept-officials-were-warned-of-hillary-clinton-email-spin/

Here she is telling Huma to set up a separate email.

Hillary Clinton’s emails were in the spotlight again on Thursday, as the State Department confirmed to the Associated Press that she had failed to turn over a 2010 email where she discussed her personal account with her aide, Huma Abedin. The omission raises questions about what other emails were potentially missed.

From the AP:


The email was included within messages exchanged Nov. 13, 2010, between Clinton and one of her closest aides, Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin. At the time, emails sent from Clinton's BlackBerry device and routed through her private clintonemail.com server in the basement of her New York home were being blocked by the State Department's spam filter. A suggested remedy was for Clinton to obtain a state.gov email account. "Let's get separate address or device but I don't want any risk of the personal being accessible," Clinton responded to Abedin. Clinton never used a government account that was set up for her, instead continuing to rely on her private server until leaving office.


http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/06/23/clinton_email_discussing_personal_email_address_omitted_from_thousands_given.html

This is one of the emails she never handed over; they got it from Huma. What other emails are out there? What about her deleted 'personal' emails?

"Trust me!" says Hillary.

You ain't seen nuthin' yet.

102   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 6, 6:40pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

he KNEW how secure documents should he handled by CHOSE to place them (business, personal, Clinton Foundation) all on her own PERSONAL server.

Can't you see the obvious???

Yes. Out of 60000 emails, 100 or so went on the wrong one. Pretty bad, but thats not what i said. I said that using the server to keep work emails private makes no sense. Each email was stored on at least one other machine. That's at the very least, and it's not private.

103   NoCoupForYou   ignore (2)   2016 Jul 6, 6:42pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

BTW, Wikileaks just put up some Iraq Emails from Hillary's Sec State days. Just started browsing, I found this one:

https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/7094

Where a MIC contractor official is begging for the Scarlet Whore of Wall Street's help to get his money because an audit is taking a long time, via Sid Blumenthal. Also permission to stay in the Green Zone in 2011, because 'mission accomplished' means too much danger to stay outside Baghdad. Hillary voted YES on that War, and re-authorized it over and over again. $$$$$

104   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 6, 7:43pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

It is when you control it on your own server.

No. It's not, unless it's encrypted. Even then, there is always a copy for the sender and receiver, so keeping it quiet requires a conspiracy. It's just not used in any way for privacy.

105   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 6, 7:49pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

thunderlips11 says

Here she is telling Huma to set up a separate email.

I don't see the problem with her asking huma to send private emails on a private account. The problem is her getting other people to use private accounts for business emails. The other problem is that if state department can't put Clintons server on a spam white list, they shouldn't be running an email server.

106   NoCoupForYou   ignore (2)   2016 Jul 6, 8:08pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

YesYNot says

The other problem is that if state department can't put Clintons server on a spam white list, they shouldn't be running an email server.

Remember, no permission to do gov business on a private server, she never asked, as required. So she was willing to put communication at risk to keep her private server at all hazards.

30,000 emails were unilaterally declared personal and deleted. We only have her word they weren't work related.

107   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 6, 8:09pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

? If I want to do a FOIA request on what YOU sent in your email,

Anyone could do that. You wouldn't, because you are to dumb/lazy. But any somewhat industrious person with half a brain could. So still not private.

108   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 6, 8:14pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

thunderlips11 says

Remember, no permission to do gov business on a private server, she never asked.

First you said that she asked huma to get a private account was proof of her intent. It seems that it was too get around an over zealous spam filter. So back on topic... there is no proof that she did it to avoid reporting requirements.

109   MMR   ignore (0)   2016 Jul 6, 10:18pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

marcus says

HydroCabron says

he was busy lying to the UN using bullshit evidence to kill our soldiers for nothing.

Good point. Which is what,..1,033,000 times more worthy of criticism than this email BS. But then he was just being a good soldier. Wasn't he also the one that said, "you break it, you own it ?"

But didn't Hillary vote for war in Iraq and the patriot act?

110   bob2356   ignore (4)   2016 Jul 6, 10:40pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

marcus says

Okay, then help me out. Exactly how many non personal State Dept emails could a Secretary of State have on their personal email account without turning them over to the government to archive, while still retaining their character and integrity ?

I thought breaking the law was breaking the law, but now you're telling me it's about degree. Are different people going to have different numbers where they draw that line ?

Spit many other hairs today? You said intent mattered. Now it doesn't when it wasn't convenient? There is a huge difference between missing something and deliberately hiding every single thing. Lame, really lame.

marcus says

Hillary says it was a mistake. But when I look at the whole picture, the reasons I see are things like security, and what everyone did before her.

Where as you see a conniving sleazy attorney that you desperately want to find guilty of something and this is the very very best (or is it worst) thing you (and the right wing media) could come up with.

The reading comprehension thing again. Where did you get this? I've said time and time again she committed no crime, she is far too clever for that. The FBI after spending many, many millions of dollars and god only knows how many thousands of man hours came to the same conclusion. Someone can lack character and ethics without actually breaking the law. Sorry that concept is still over your head. Since I have an above room temperature IQ I don't follow the right wing media, sorry to disappoint you. There is more than enough damning news in the regular media about hillary.

The security thing? Again you are beating this dead horse?

So let me get this straight in my mind how the security thing worked. First hillary claimed she lacked the skills to set up 2 email accounts on her blackberry so she had have someone set up a private server Why the same person couldn't just set up the blackberry with 2 email accounts is never explained. Then (and gentleman and then, sorry I just saw a great production of Pippin) as someone who has no IT training at all she was able to evaluate a gigantic, mutlinational, network with thousands of users and billions of dollars in hardware and software to determine the system was too insecure for her to use email on so she had to have someone set up a private server. How did she come to this realization? Woman's intuition? Did she have someone evaluate the system? Who was that and were is the evaluation? Oh right it is properly archived at the state department along with all of hillarys emails. Now that's funny.

Even better. Now hillary is sec of state with a gigantic network that is so insecure she can't trust it to do her email. At least according to you. She is the boss, the head honcho, the big cheese. So what does she do about this appalling situation? Absolutely nothing. No work groups, no evaluations, no budget requests, no reports to congress, no congressional hearings, no upgrades to the system, no changes to security, nada, zero, zilch. Hillarys concerns apparently didn't extend to doing anything about it. Maybe she wasn't concerned after all. "Oh no joe, say it ain't so"

You are really buying all of this? Seriously? My 6 year old doesn't buy this. Want to buy some swamp land in florida? Great investment opportunity that you shouldn't pass up. Think man, think use your brain. Just because you gave your heart to hillary doesn't mean you have to give her your mind and balls.

111   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 6:34am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

which one of the State Department servers or State Department backups would they access to get those emails?

Anyone could ask for emails between Hillary and huma. State could get them off of their servers. After reading those, you will see other people's email addresses in the header info. Then request those. It's not complicated. You could just start with a request for the email between HTC and each higher up in state and all ambassadors. Therefore, there is no privacy with the set up she chose.

112   HydroCabron   ignore (1)   2016 Jul 7, 7:18am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

She's a sleaze.

Therefore we should elect the Fat Birther Dick who lies like a rug, believes the Chinese handled Tiananmen Square the right way, and demands ID from the first black president.

113   NoCoupForYou   ignore (2)   2016 Jul 7, 7:34am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

bob2356 says

So let me get this straight in my mind how the security thing worked. First hillary claimed she lacked the skills to set up 2 email accounts on her blackberry so she had have someone set up a private server Why the same person couldn't just set up the blackberry with 2 email accounts is never explained. Then (and gentleman and then, sorry I just saw a great production of Pippin) as someone who has no IT training at all she was able to evaluate a gigantic, mutlinational, network with thousands of users and billions of dollars in hardware and software to determine the system was too insecure for her to use email on so she had to have someone set up a private server. How did she come to this realization? Woman's intuition? Did she have someone evaluate the system? Who was that and were is the evaluation? Oh right it is properly archived at the state department along with all of hillarys emails. Now that's funny.

This paragraph belongs to the best of Pat.net

114   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 9:14am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

How does the general public do a FOIA request on these THOUSANDS of work related emails that SHE deleted?

Stop changing the subject. You stated that the reason for her using a separate server for work email was to avoid people reading her work emails via the FOIA. Using a separate server may provide an inconvenience to people who want to read her email using FOIA, but it doesn't prevent them from doing so and doesn't provide HRC with any privacy.

Another topic: She deleted some work related emails. That was wrong. Was it intentional and done to hide some nefarious activity? Comey says no. I don't have access to those emails to see if they had more potentially damaging info, but Comey did, and he did not find that. If he did, then he would have gotten her for intent to destroy evidence. Perhaps they were mostly social emails with a work question thrown in. Who knows.

You go through hoops to try to prove her intentions for using a private email server, and fall on your face, because you cannot prove that. The ironic thing is that you are obsessed with HRC in the same way you complain about hydro or me being obsessed with Trump. The difference is that you are a broken record working with a limited set of transgressions and you are boring and trollish enough to spam Pat.net with the same lame pictures over and over.

115   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 10:25am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Can they go back and get the 5 million emails that Bush deleted via the FOIA? No, they cannot. Did congress demand that the administration turn over all computers to the FBI so that those emails could be retrieved? Did they state that Bush was no longer fit to serve? Of course not. Is the canned ham a totally dishonest hypocritical asshole? Of course he is.

http://www.salon.com/2015/03/12/the_george_w_bush_email_scandal_the_media_has_conveniently_forgotten_partner/
http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2015/mar/15/juan-williams/media-reaction-george-w-bushs-email-controversy/

Ironman says

Perhaps they weren't, but if they were just social emails, why delete them. Was Chelsea's wedding or yoga schedules a matter of national security?

Everybody has the right to delete personal emails. Did the FBI go back and scour everybody else's hard drive to find out which emails they deleted and see if there were any mentions of work related items? Of course not.

Do you have any proof that there was anything incriminating in those 3000 emails of HRC? Of course not. You have no facts or FACTS for that matter to back up your claims.

Ironman says

Can you tell me again which State Dept server they would be found on?

Doesn't matter as it doesn't relate to intent. Also, many people accidentally delete the wrong email once in a while. I doubt there are any people who were perfect in this regard. If HRC were really trying to delete the emails, why not use software to really remove the information from the hard drive? Better yet, why not create a new server with a fresh drive, move over all of the emails you want to keep and destroy the old drive. The fact is, she deleted the email. She didn't destroy all evidence. It's like getting rid of a body and failing to clean up the blood. The intent you ascribe makes no sense.

Here's what Comey said directly about those 3000 emails and intent:

FBI investigators found no evidence that any work-related emails “were intentionally deleted in an effort to conceal them”, Comey said.

So you think Comey is either incompetent or a liar and somehow under Clinton's control. You are idiotman

116   NoCoupForYou   ignore (2)   2016 Jul 7, 10:33am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

YesYNot says

Everybody has the right to delete personal emails

Who checks to make sure they are personal, or is it a unilateral claim?

117   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 10:48am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

thunderlips11 says

Who checks to make sure they are personal, or is it a unilateral claim?

It's always a unilateral claim as far as I know. I've read that anyone can delete their personal emails even if they are on gov servers. There are probably hundreds of thousands if not more personal emails deleted from gov servers every day. No one is sitting behind them looking over their shoulders and trying to catch them.

118   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 11:23am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

You're an idiot. If she did destroy old hard drives, they wouldn't have gotten any emails. The Ironman says

lawyers cleaned their devices

The lawyers cleaned whose devices? Clinton's devices or the lawyers devices. They obviously didn't wipe the deleted emails.

Again:

FBI investigators found no evidence that any work-related emails “were intentionally deleted in an effort to conceal them”, Comey said.

119   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 11:25am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

Just an accidental press of the "delete" button... SEVERAL thousand times??

Lawyers did the deleting. They sifted through 60K emails in a limited amount of time. This has been stated over and over again. How you go from that to accidentally hitting a button 3000 times is what makes you special.

120   bob2356   ignore (4)   2016 Jul 7, 11:51am     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

YesYNot says

Anyone could ask for emails between Hillary and huma. State could get them off of their servers.

YesYNot says

Using a separate server may provide an inconvenience to people who want to read her email using FOIA, but it doesn't prevent them from doing so

Trees, trees, all those damn trees. There must be a forest here somewhere.

The way the FOI is supposed to work is you should be able to ask for hillarys emails. Not have to ask for emails of everyone hillary might have sent emails to then look for the ones received from hillary. As a public servant it is incumbent upon hillary to facilitate the FOI act not do everything in her power to circumvent it. We are back to it's ok because it's technically legal again. Next step is colin did it.

"I didn't get indicted"
Hillary for president 2014.

121   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 12:43pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

At what point is Johnny guilty of stealing?

Technically, he's guilty of stealing the first time he took something he didn't pay for. Technically, it's stealing if you walk off with a pen at the bank. Sometimes you absentmindedly do so. Guess what? No one is going to prosecute you for it. Intent and to some extent size of the theft make a difference. Comey explained all of this. If you weren't indoctrinated, you would see that.

122   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 12:47pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

bob2356 says

The way the FOI is supposed to work is you should be able to ask for hillarys emails. Not have to ask for emails of everyone hillary might have sent emails to then look for the ones received from hillary. As a public servant it is incumbent upon hillary to facilitate the FOI act not do everything in her power to circumvent it.

If you are saying that the forest is that she should have archived her emails better for the FOI, we can all agree with you. Even Hillary does. All I've been arguing is that the intent that everyone on the right has ascribed to her doesn't make any sense. Her behavior doesn't fit with that intent. The facts don't support it. She turned over the vast majority of her work emails and the ones that she withheld were not any more incriminating than the others, so that appears to the investigators to be an honest mistake.

123   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 1:50pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

You're so focused on "intent", which isn't in the statute.

I'm focused on intent, b/c that's what I've been arguing about in this whole thread. That's it. B/t/w, I believe that willfully is the part of that law that helped Hillary out. It's worth quoting again:

FBI investigators found no evidence that any work-related emails “were intentionally deleted in an effort to conceal them”, Comey said.

So, it looks like she didn't break that law anyway. From a moral standpoint: It's the same thing as taking a pen out of a bank if you forget whose pen you are holding. Intent is important. It's the difference between murder and a fatal car accident.

Ironman says

LIED

Technically, lying requires saying what you know is untrue. Being wrong doesn't make someone a liar. That is fortunate for you. Otherwise, you'd be as bad as your fat cheeto hero. If the deleted emails were a mistake, it wasn't a lie. If she didn't remember sending classified emails on the wrong system, then her corresponding statement about that wasn't a lie. I know Hillary lies here and there like most politician. But, I don't know which if any of those things were lies (unlike you, I don't just fill in the unknowns with what I want to be true). The irony is that you can't even look at your cheeto hero and figure out he lies twice as often as Hillary. Sad.

For example, when Trump says that he will defend the 12th article of the constitution, that's not a lie. It's just ignorance. When he says that Mexico will pay for the wall and that the Mexican leaders are sending their bad guys over the border, those are lies. He's not that stupid.

124   turtledove   ignore (0)   2016 Jul 7, 2:54pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Perhaps things work differently in Hillary's world..... But for anyone else, if you mix business and personal, you pierced the veil of protection for either. For example, if you use your business bank account to pay personal bills and your business gets sued.... You pierced the veil of protection that separates your business liability from personal liability. I remember a similar caution given my husband about his ex-wife. Be careful to keep business and personal separate or you risk everything being opened to discovery.

So why didn't she give up her right to personal privacy the moment she mixed business and personal emails? Are there any lawyers here who can explain why this is different? Because lawyers have repeatedly cautioned us against a very similar thing...

125   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 4:12pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

You can focus on your little dick for all we care.

Classic. You stopped even trying to connect your insults to anything at all.Ironman says

The question pertains did she willfully lie

You either don't know what intent is or don't know what willful means.

126   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 7, 5:36pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

I've already answered this many times. I'll repeat:YesYNot says

FBI investigators found no evidence that any work-related emails “were intentionally deleted in an effort to conceal them”, Comey said.

Last time I pointed this out, you said I had a small dick, and asked why I was focused on intent, which you said wasn't in the statute. Now, you are saying it's all about intent. You make Trump look intelligent even when he is promising to defend the twelfth article of the Constitution.

127   bob2356   ignore (4)   2016 Jul 7, 6:02pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

YesYNot says

If you are saying that the forest is that she should have archived her emails better for the FOI, we can all agree with you. Even Hillary does. All I've been arguing is that the intent that everyone on the right has ascribed to her doesn't make any sense. Her behavior doesn't fit with that intent. The facts don't support it. She turned over the vast majority of her work emails and the ones that she withheld were not any more incriminating than the others, so that appears to the investigators to be an honest mistake.

The forest is the big picture that you guys keep missing because you keep delving into irrelevant minutia. She turned over the vast majority because she got caught. She never would have turned anything over she didn't get caught. That is intent was to bury as much as possible from the FOI act. Yes they could be found with great effort. That doesn't exactly jive, to say the least, with the intent of the Freedom of Information act. The bullshit that it's ok because she finally turned them over after getting caught in a political shit storm it doesn't cut it. Technically legal vs being ethical by following the intent and spirit of the law just aren't the same thing no matter how much you and marcus wish it to be true. That is the facts.

129   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostakovitch   ignore (55)   2016 Jul 8, 12:04pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

IHLlary won't show you the pictures of her sucking off Lloyd Blankfein, either, because it will make Rosie mad, even though she knows what IHLlary does for a living.

130   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 8, 12:27pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

See the word "additional", that means the original ones WERE intentionally deleted.

You unbelievably moronic asshole: The additional means in addition to the 30000 that she turned over on her own. The FBI found 3000 additional work related emails, and they found no reason to think that they were intentionally deleted with an effort to conceal them. Go read your link. You are either a complete moron with zero reading comprehension skills or you are a serial liar. They may have been intentionally deleted or may not have. But there is no evidence that they were intentionally deleted with an effort to conceal something. In other words, they didn't have any specific information that would have been particularly damaging to her. All it means is that the records she turned over only contained 90% of all of the emails she sent.

The republican congress critters have been harassing the Clintons with useless investigations in various efforts to grandstand and improve their own standing / chances of reelection and in an effort to smear the Clintons. This should be horribly embarrassing for them. One reason that they continue is that morons like you lap this shit up like dingleberries off of Trumps Cheeto taint. Some people think that these idiots keep thinking that the next investigation will pay off. I don't think that they are anywhere near that stupid. They know it's going nowhere. The thing is that these assholes are usually from some brainwashed shithole where people will idolize them for taking on the Clintons. Take this douchebag: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trey_Gowdy. He's from Greenville, SC. I can guarantee you that asshole is scoring political points even if HRC makes him look like an idiot.

Gowdy is a walking waste of resources and an embarrassment to humanity. Take your head out of your lyin ass and you will be amazed at what you see.

131   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 8, 1:13pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

Why do you continually make up lies? The true fact was "Several thousand" emails. The TOTAL email count on the server was 50,000+, she only turned over 30,000 that SHE claimed were work related. Nobody but HER knows what was on the other 20,000.

The others were deleted, and were not likely work related. Only in your rancid imagination can you convict someone based on your own sick presumptions. 30,000 is roughtly 90% of the [work related] emails sent. I should have stated work-related. My error. Back to the main point:

FBI investigators found no evidence that any work-related emails “were intentionally deleted in an effort to conceal them”, Comey said.

Ironman says

We weren't discussing any of them here. Why do you ALWAYS go off on some lame brain tangent

It's completely germane, because it is the source of bullshit that you read. If asshats like Gowdy didn't waste everybody's time and money, your fucked up news sources wouldn't have the demented stories that you and T-Rex-a-dimbulb like to read and propagate here.

132   Rew   ignore (0)   2016 Jul 8, 1:36pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

I hope Trump stays on this message of trying to make Hillary a villain. Heaven help us if he actually put forward rival policy that made sense and could be seen as a serious alternative. Of course, I think that likelihood is pretty small. Thoughtful speaker and statesmen is not really Donald. Cannot wait to see who his 'lucky' VP will be! Gonna be yuge!

133   FNWGMOBDVZXDNW   ignore (3)   2016 Jul 8, 1:47pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Ironman says

Ha Ha ha... EXACTLY what you did above.

Yes. People are presumed innocent in our country. Perhaps article 12 of the constitution makes an exception for Clintons.

134   NoCoupForYou   ignore (2)   2016 Jul 8, 6:35pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

Rew says

I hope Trump stays on this message of trying to make Hillary a villain. Heaven help us if he actually put forward rival policy that made sense and could be seen as a serious alternative. Of course, I think that likelihood is pretty small. Thoughtful speaker and statesmen is not really Donald. Cannot wait to see who his 'lucky' VP will be! Gonna be yuge!

This already happened. Did you miss Hillary's Statement a few weeks ago detailing her W part 2 foreign policy in response to Trump leveraging us out of NATO and not willy-nilly destabilizing dictators?

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YesYNot says

Perhaps article 12 of the constitution makes an exception for Clintons.

Good one.

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