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  • Democrat Says Drop Benghazi Investigation [semi-satire]

    09/05/2015 12:02:34 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 Sep 2015 | John Semmens
    Member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif) is calling for an end to the investigation. As Schiff sees it, "the hearings can serve no useful purpose. Closing them down will save the taxpayers' money." Schiff, who has attended only one of the Committee's 45 sessions, reasoned that "even if it is incontrovertibly proven that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was responsible for the lapses that resulted in the death of Ambassador Stevens and several others there is no remedy Congress can implement. The dead cannot be brought back to life. And Mrs. Clinton has...
  • Democrat Who Wants To Disband Benghazi Committee Has Attended Just One Of 45 Interviews

    09/04/2015 2:03:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/4/15 | Chuck Ross
    A Democratic member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi is calling for an end to the investigative body, but Republicans are hitting back hard, pointing out that the lawmaker, Adam Schiff, has largely served “in absentia,” attending only one of 45 interviews the committee has conducted. Schiff, from California, issued the call to disband the committee in a New York Times op-ed published on Friday. He claimed that the panel has lost sight of it purpose of investigating the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi and is now focused only on taking down former Secretary...
  • Former Clinton Aide Bryan Pagliano Plans to Plead the 5th to Benghazi Committee Questions

    09/03/2015 12:30:10 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 36 replies
    ABC news ^ | Sep 3, 2015 | BENJAMIN SIEGEL AND LIZ KREUTZ
    Facing a congressional subpoena, a former State Department staffer connected to Hillary Clinton's private email server has decided to invoke his Fifth Amendment right. Attorneys for Bryan Pagliano, a former State Department staffer who received a subpoena to testify and provide documents to the House Select Committee, wrote the committee notifying Committee chairman, Trey Gowdy that Pagliano would plead the fifth. Gowdy wants Pagliano to appear before the Benghazi Committee to provide documents “related to the servers or systems” operated and owned by Clinton. Mr. Pagliano’s legal counsel told the committee on Tuesday that he would plead the 5th to...
  • Hacker Removes Hillary’s UNRELEASED Emails From Sale, Turns Over To FBI

    09/03/2015 11:11:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 162 replies
    RadarOnline ^ | Sep 3, 2015
    The person who hacked into Hillary Clinton‘s email server has pulled the emails off the block and turned them over to the FBI, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned. “After speaking with my lawyers” the hacker told Radar exclusively, “I was advised I could not legally sell these, and to get rid of them and turn in everything I had to FBI.” The hacker, a self-proclaimed computer specialist, exclusively told Radar that their legal team’s decision came after hours of analysis. As Radar previously reported, the hacker had initially requested $500,000 for a collection of more than 32,000 emails of the presidential...
  • Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clinton’s ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K (edited title)

    09/03/2015 9:59:52 AM PDT · by BAW · 7 replies
    Radar Online ^ | Sep 3, 2015
    Just as email-gate looked to be winding down, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned a person claiming to be a computer specialist has come forward with the stunning news that 32,000 emails from Hillary Clinton‘s private email account are up for sale. The price tag — a whopping $500,000! Promising to give the trove of the former Secretary of State’s emails to the highest bidder, the specialist is showing subject lines as proof of what appear to be legitimate messages. “Hillary or someone from her camp erased the outbox containing her emails, but forgot to erase the emails that were in her...
  • Ex-Clinton aide expected to plead the Fifth before House panel

    09/03/2015 7:20:49 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 03, 2015, 08:03 am | Staff
    A staffer who worked on Hillary Clinton’s private email server while she was secretary of State is expected to plead the Fifth rather than testify before Congress. Lawyers for Bryan Pagliano indicated the former IT employee will assert his constitutional right under the Fifth Amendment not to answer questions from the House Select Committee on Benghazi, citing the "current political environment." Pagliano is scheduled to appear before the House Benghazi Committee on Sept. 10. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the ranking Democrat on the panel, said in a statement that the panel's investigation of Clinton’s private email server while at State...
  • Hillary’s IT Guy Says He’ll Plead The 5th If Called To Testify About Homebrew Email Server

    09/03/2015 5:50:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 42 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09/02/2015 | Chuck Ross
    The State Department IT worker who managed Hillary Clinton’s private email server while she was secretary of state will plead the Fifth Amendment if called to testify about his work on the Democratic presidential candidate’s mysterious email setup, his attorney informed the House Select Committee on Benghazi this week. The committee subpoenaed Bryan Pagliano on Aug. 11, according to The Washington Post. In addition to testifying on Sept. 10, committee chairman Trey Gowdy asked Pagliano to produce documents related to the servers he managed on behalf of Clinton. Pagliano worked on Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign before moving over to the...
  • Ex-State Dept. Staffer Who Set Up Clinton Home Server to Take 5th Amendment Before Congress

    09/02/2015 7:36:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 59 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/2/15 | Kristinn Taylor
    The Washington Post reported Wednesday night that a former Hillary Clinton State Department staffer who reportedly set up her home brew server will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights and refuse to testify to Congressional committees investigating Clinton’s home email system. Bryan Pagliano, though his attorney, informed the House Benghazi Select Committee which had subpoenaed him to testify on September 10, that he was declining to testify. The Post reported the letter cited the FBI investigation in to Clinton’s email system. Senate committees seeking Pagliano’s testimony were also informed he would be taking the Fifth. ““While we understand that Mr. Pagliano’s...
  • Carville: ‘Tool of the Koch Brothers’ Trey Gowdy ‘Feeds the New York Times Stuff’

    09/02/2015 2:57:17 PM PDT · by JustaCowgirl · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/02/15 | Ian Hanchett
    Democratic strategist James Carville slammed “tool of the Koch Brothers” Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), saying he “just feeds the New York Times stuff, and they put it in the paper. Just like the neocons fed the New York Times a bunch of bunk they put on the front page of the paper, basically helped start a war” on Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In with Chris Hayes.” Carville said of the Clinton email scandal, “my question is, will this rise to the level of scandal as the white house christmas card list back in the ’90s that had 140 hours...
  • IRS Lawyer Who Headed Lerner Email Release Present When Markings on Clinton Emails Changed

    09/02/2015 3:54:14 PM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | September 2, 2015 | Morgan Chalfant
    Markings on no fewer than four emails contained on Hillary Clinton’s private system were changed to a category that blocks Congress and the public from viewing their contents ... One of the lawyers present during the review by State’s legal office was government attorney Catherine Duval, who was a key player in the controversy surrounding ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s missing emails related to the investigation of the agency’s targeting of conservative groups. Duval, who is now spearheading the release of materials related to the 2012 attack in Benghazi, formerly worked for the same law firm as the Clintons’ private attorney...
  • Obama administration said to have supplied weapons to rebels who killed Americans in Benghazi

    09/02/2015 2:22:02 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 33 replies
    NationalSecurity.news ^ | 09/02/2015 | NationalSecurity.news
    A Libyan witness to the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi says that the weapons used by militants involved in the onslaught, in which four Americans were killed, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, were given to them by the Obama Administration. As reported by Breitbart News, the witness said he was living near the U.S. compound when it was attacked on Sept. 11, 2012. Libya’s al-Qaeda-linked militia group known as the February 17th Martyrs Brigade was reportedly hired by the Hillary Clinton-run State Department to guard the U.S. compound in Benghazi, but it failed to do so the entire...
  • Petraeus: Use Al Qaeda Fighters to Beat ISIS

    09/01/2015 6:33:00 AM PDT · by maggief · 26 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | August 31, 2015 | Shane Harris
    To take down the so-called Islamic State in Syria, the influential former head of the CIA wants to co-opt jihadists from America’s arch foe. Members of al Qaeda’s branch in Syria have a surprising advocate in the corridors of American power: retired Army general and former CIA Director David Petraeus. The former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan has been quietly urging U.S. officials to consider using so-called moderate members of al Qaeda’s Nusra Front to fight ISIS in Syria, four sources familiar with the conversations, including one person who spoke to Petraeus directly, told The Daily Beast....
  • David Petraeus' bright idea: give terrorists weapons to beat terrorists

    09/02/2015 5:26:53 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 39 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Sept 2, 2015 | Trevor Trimm
    The latest brilliant plan to curtail Isis in the Middle East? Give more weapons to current members of al-Qaida. The Daily Beast reported that former CIA director David Petraeus, still somehow entrenched in the DC Beltway power circles despite leaking highly classified secrets, is now advocating arming members of the al-Nusra Front in Syria, an offshoot of al-Qaida and a designated terrorist organization. Could there be a more dangerous and crazy idea?
  • Hillary Clinton's Communications Problem May Go Beyond email

    08/19/2015 5:55:19 PM PDT · by lbryce · 33 replies
    CBS ^ | August 18, 2o15 | Staff
    Hillary Clinton continues to be dogged by questions about her use of a private e-mail account while she was secretary of state. CBS News identified two e-mails on her server Wednesday which the intelligence community says contained classified information. The messages were uncovered during an investigation of the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others. Play VIDEO Hillary Clinton defends private email server The first email, from April 2011, was forwarded to Clinton by aide Huma Abedin. It cited intelligence reports from the U.S. Africa Command on Libyan troop strength and movements. The...
  • Sources: Clinton email markings changed to hide classified info

    09/01/2015 3:56:25 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 1, 2015 | Catherine Herridge
    EXCLUSIVE: At least four classified Hillary Clinton emails had their markings changed to a category that shields the content from Congress and the public, Fox News has learned, in what State Department whistleblowers believed to be an effort to hide the true extent of classified information on the former secretary of state’s server. The changes, which came to light after the first tranche of 296 Benghazi emails was released in May, was confirmed by two sources -- one congressional, the other intelligence. The four emails originally were marked classified after a review by career officials at the State Department. But...
  • A Scandal-Plagued Administration

    08/29/2015 9:57:03 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 33 replies
    Commentary ^ | 08.26.2015 | Noah Rothman
    It was particularly revealing when David Axelrod explained that, of all his accomplishments in Barack Obama’s White House, he was proudest of the fact that “there hasn’t been a major scandal.” The qualifier “major” lays the burden on shoulders of the press to define what constitutes a serious scandal, and political media had thus far reliably covered the administration’s ethical lapses as merely the peculiar obsessions of addlebrained conservatives. Surely, much of the political establishment in Washington nodded along with Axelrod as he patted himself on the back. A mere seven months later, though, and it is clear now that...
  • What if Hillary Clinton has been pulling the wool over our eyes for years?

    08/27/2015 12:40:41 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27,2015 | Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
    What if former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been pulling the wool over our eyes for years? What if, while she was secretary of state, she ran two secret wars, one in Libya and one in Syria? What if there already were wars in each of those countries, so she used those wars as covers for her own? What if President Obama gave permission for her to do this? What if the president lacks the legal authority to authorize anyone to fight secret wars? What if she obtained the consent of a dozen members of Congress from both...
  • Hillary: Republicans who want to defund Planned Parenthood are pretty much terrorists

    08/28/2015 11:32:54 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 21 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/28/15 | Robert Laurie
    The stench of desperation Let’s say you’ve been in politics for thirty or forty years. You’re crooked, corrupt, and mad with power. Your long history of deceit is well documented, but you’ve decided it’s your turn to be President. So, you’re running for the nation’s top job. To your consternation, your campaign is being decimated by your own checkered past. You’re primarily known as a dishonest, untrustworthy, liar. What do you do? HTML5 video is not supported! Special: Remove Bags and Wrinkles From Your Eyes With Two Simple Steps Well, if Hillary Clinton is any indication, you become desperate to...
  • EXCLUSIVE— Benghazi Witness: U.S. Provided Arms to Jihadists Who Killed Americans in 9/11 Attack

    08/28/2015 8:36:10 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 27, 2015 | Edwin Mora
    The Obama administration may have provided the weapons used by some Islamist extremists to kill four Americans at the United States’ compound in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, according to a Libyan source who told Breitbart News he witnessed the attack first hand. Breitbart News’s Tera Dahl spoke to the witness who was living near the U.S. compound in Benghazi when the attack took place. Libya’s al-Qaeda-linked militia group known as the February 17th Martyrs Brigade was reportedly hired by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s State Department to provide security at the Benghazi compound, but failed to so the whole...
  • The long, slow death of the rule of law in America

    08/27/2015 5:39:09 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 67 replies
    OC Register ^ | Aug. 27, 2015 | TROY SENIK
    The most disturbing aspect of the scandal around Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server during her tenure as secretary of state is not the former first lady’s penchant for secrecy. What’s truly unsettling is that it has been widely taken as read among both the media and the general public that Mrs. Clinton will likely avoid serious legal consequences for her behavior because the Justice Department is ultimately answerable to President Obama – and Democrats will not use the instruments of government to destroy one of their own. Whether that eventually proves true, the sentiment itself reveals a...
  • What If Hillary Clinton Doesn't Care?

    08/27/2015 5:48:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 27, 2015 | Judge Andrew Napolitano
    What if former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been pulling the wool over our eyes for years? What if, while she was secretary of state, she ran two secret wars, one in Libya and one in Syria? What if there already were wars in each of those countries, so she used those wars as covers for her own? What if President Obama gave permission for her to do this? What if the president lacks the legal authority to authorize anyone to fight secret wars? What if she obtained the consent of a dozen members of Congress from both...
  • DFU SONG: Lying (yep, Hillary --- can someone perform this and make it go viral?)

    08/26/2015 2:50:24 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 6 replies
    PROFESSORPO DOT TRIPOD ^ | 8-26-15 | DFU
    If someone can perform this, I will do a youtube with graphics. MIDI FILE HERE: http://professorpo.tripod.com/sixmid.htm You thought be President…it was self-evident But it’s coming undone…and you have had your fun Now it’s time to go away Four Benghazi dead…we heard what you said And you’ve been ly-i-i-i-ing all the time Ly-i-i-i-ing all the time The truth we all know…it was not that video And you’ve been lying, lying, lying, lying Easy to understand…all the flames you had fanned While you were lying That’s enough, Hillary…your job was security But In your secret email…you’d hide epic fail That’s what this...
  • State Dept.-released Clinton email had classified intel from 3 agencies, in possible violation

    08/26/2015 9:23:46 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 25 replies
    FoxNews ^ | August 26, 2015 | Catherine Herridge
    Agencies say info in Clinton emails was classified when sent One of the emails contained classified intelligence from three different agencies, which could mean the State Department violated a President Obama-signed executive order by authorizing its release. That 2009 order, EO 13526, lays out the rules for "classifying, safeguarding and declassifying national security information." It states that the authority to declassify rests with the intelligence agency that originated the information. One of the two emails that sparked the FBI probe was an April 2011 email from Clinton confidant Huma Abedin that contained intelligence from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), the...
  • Congresswoman Michele Bachmann Exposes Huma Abedin, Brings Down the wrath of Allah

    08/25/2015 9:12:29 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 77 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/25/15 | Jerry Todd
    In 2012, Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann questioned the wisdom of then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton furnishing her Muslim Deputy Chief of Staff Huma Abedin with all of the sensitive/secret information a reputed Muslim Brotherhood operative could possibly desire. Below is the take of prolific writer Jerry Todd as he describes the contempt heaped upon Bachmann by the Republican Party elite for her “Muslim Insensitivity.” The article first appeared in June of 2012. “Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, R. MN, brought down the wrath of Allah” Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, R. MN, brought down the wrath of Allah on herself for noting the role,...
  • Did a Hacked Hillary Email Set Up the Ambush of Ambassador Christopher Stevens?

    08/24/2015 2:42:54 PM PDT · by conservativejoy · 63 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8/24/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Putting together the information now publicly available, the question has to be asked: Did an ISIS hack of Hillary Clinton’s virtually defenseless home brew server set up the death of Ambassador Christopher Stevens? ISIS has proven itself adept enough at information technology that a successful hack of Hillary Clinton’s server at her Chappaqua mansion cannot be ruled out, no matter how many Secret Service members stood guard. Apparently unbeknownst to the former secretary of state who boasted of the server’s security because of the guards outside, it is so easy to hack a garden variety server set up by a...
  • Email timeline suggests second server may exist (Hillary may be in a lot more trouble alert)

    08/22/2015 4:51:01 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 97 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 22, 2015 | Sarah Westwood
    Conflicting accounts of when data was removed from Hillary Clinton's private server indicate copies of emails known to contain classified information may reside on a device other than the one presently in FBI custody. She may have printed 55,000 pages of emails for submission to the State Department from a different device than the one presently in FBI custody.
  • Bernie Sanders brings presidential ‘mania’ to conservative SC

    08/21/2015 4:49:44 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies
    The State ^ | 8/21/15 | Jim Self
    The conservative Upstate got a taste of “Bernie-mania” on Friday.Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders drew roughly 2,800 people to the TD Convention Center for the self-described democratic socialist’s first campaign event in the state. The U.S. senator, an independent from Vermont, spoke for about an hour, delivering a fiery speech on why he thinks the United States has failed to deliver enough jobs, wages, education and healthcare to the middle and working classes, and to protect them under the law, based on their racial, sexual or income status. The crowd came from near and far – some from the Greenville...
  • Clinton Campaign On Alert For Undercover Conservative Sting

    08/21/2015 1:41:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 28 replies
    Time.com ^ | 8/21/2015 | Zeke J Miller
    Dirty tricks alleged as the campaign heats up Hillary Clinton’s campaign offices around the country have been put on alert after at least two women approached Iowa staff under the guise of being supporters in an apparent effort to catch the campaign engaging in improper or illegal activity, a Clinton campaign official said. The motivations of the women is not known, but their alleged techniques match those of Project Veritas, the conservative group run by James O’Keefe, which specializes in undercover stings meant to embarrass liberal groups and politicians. The group declined to comment on the Clinton campaign’s allegations. “Project...
  • Report: Hillary Clinton, Huma Abedin Abuse Secret Service Agents

    08/20/2015 6:44:51 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/20/2015 | William Bigelow
    Ronald Kessler, writing for The Daily Mail, testifies that Hillary Clinton and her long-time aide Huma Abedin were detested by members of the Secret Service because the two women arrogantly treated the Secret Service agents like dirt. Kessler, the author of The Secrets of the FBI and The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents, dismisses claims by members of the media that the current FBI investigation of Clinton is restricted to a “security investigation.” He attests that the investigation of Clinton means that she violated criminal laws, as the FBI will not launch an investigation...
  • Classified Clintonemail.com messages included Benghazi, military intel

    08/20/2015 7:49:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/20/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Late yesterday, Fox News identified two e-mails that began a cascade of revelations about Hillary Clinton’s secret e-mail server and the likely exposure of highly classified material. These two are not the communications later flagged by intelligence community Inspectors General as containing Top Secret/compartmented information on signals intelligence, but one used military intelligence to describe Libyan troop movements, risking the sourcing of the intel. The other dealt directly with the deteriorating security situation in Benghazi. Both went through two of Hillary’s top aides at the State Department, and who now work on her presidential campaign: Fox News has identified...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Bribery Scandal (Did she forward classified info for loot?)

    08/15/2015 1:29:35 PM PDT · by Libloather · 58 replies
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 4/24/15 | Peter Wehner
    Earlier this week I referred to Hillary Clinton’s “tangle of corruption.” It turns out I was being generous. As the politically explosive story in the New York Times demonstrates, the depths of the Clintons’ corruption and avarice is stunning. The facts in the Times story are utterly damning and prima facie evidence of a conflict of interest. If foreign governments, including adversarial ones like Russia, paid the Clinton Foundation and/or Bill Clinton huge sums of money, they assured themselves favorable treatment. (Mr. Clinton received $500,000 for a Moscow speech from a Russian investment bank with links to the Kremlin that...
  • Hillary Jokes About Emails, Says She ‘Won’t Get Down in the Mud’ with GOP

    08/15/2015 11:55:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 15, 2015 | Bridget Johnson
    Hillary Clinton joked about her private email server and insisted that Benghazi had nothing to do with her record as secretary of State at Iowa’s Democratic Wing Ding Dinner on Friday evening. “By the way, you may have seen that I recently launched a Snapchat account. I love it. I love it. Those messages disappear all by themselves,” Clinton quipped near the beginning of the dinner. This past week, the inspector general for the intelligence community determined that there was top secret information in just a minute sampling of the 30,000 emails on her private server turned over to the...
  • Fox: White House confirms meeting with deputy of banned Muslim Brotherhood cleric

    06/28/2013 12:50:44 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 10:41 am on June 28, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    The White House confirmed to Fox News what the Investigative Project on Terrorism reported two days ago — that the administration met with the deputy of a radical cleric who is barred from entering the United States, and whose organization supports Hamas.  Sheik Abdullah bin Bayyah served as vice president of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, a group headed by Egyptian cleric Yusuf Qaradawi, who has urged Muslim nations to acquire nuclear weapons, demanded the death of American soldiers in Iraq, and defended Hitler. So what did the White House want to discuss with bin Bayyah? Moderation: A senior...
  • Influential people worldwide wrote Clinton on her personal email address

    08/14/2015 8:38:27 PM PDT · by Mariner · 22 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | August 14th, 2015 | By Anita Kumar and Corinne Kennedy
    WASHINGTON Some 90 people, including lobbyists for foreign governments, lawmakers, top Obama aides and State Department employees, communicated directly with Hillary Clinton during her tenure as secretary of state using her personal email address, according to a McClatchy review of thousands of her recently released emails. Many people said they were surprised when it was revealed in the spring that Clinton relied on a private email account on a private server in her Chappaqua, N.Y., home to conduct official business during her four years as Obama’s secretary of state. But the review of emails shows influential people in Washington and...
  • Report: Top secret Clinton emails covered drones

    08/14/2015 6:26:53 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 14, 2015 | Jesse Byrnes
    The two “top secret" emails under review from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private server include discussion of an article about a U.S. drone operation, the Associated Press reported Friday. While the U.S. drone program has been widely reported on, the article references classified information and a Clinton adviser follows up "in a way that could possibly be inferred as confirmation," the AP said, citing intelligence officials. Officials offered the AP different accounts of the second email, saying it could improperly acknowledge classified information or merely show that different individuals separately got the same information. Clinton, now a Democratic...
  • KRAUTHAMMER: Place your bets: Favorites, dark horses are set

    08/14/2015 12:57:01 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Everett Herald ^ | August 14, 2015 | Dr. Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post & Fox News
    Both presidential nomination contests having been scrambled by recent events — the FBI taking control of Hillary Clinton's private email server and a raucous, roiling GOP debate — the third edition of the Racing Form is herewith rushed into print. Legal disclaimer: This column is for betting purposes only. What follows is analysis — scrubbed, as thoroughly as a Clinton server, of advocacy. (Unless I simply can't resist.) Hillary Clinton: Ever since her disastrous book-launch performance, I've thought her both (1) a weak candidate and (2) the inevitable Democratic nominee. No longer. She has fallen from her 95-percent barring-an-act-of-God perch....
  • Huma Abedin Pledges to Preserve Emails After Judge’s Order

    08/14/2015 9:44:25 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 61 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 13 Aug 2015 | by Breitbart News
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two aides to former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton have agreed not to delete any work-related emails or documents following an order from a federal judge that they preserve the records, according to their lawyers. The pledges from Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills are contained in court documents submitted by the State Department this week as a part of a public records lawsuit brought by the conservative group Judicial Watch. That lawsuit sought records related to Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, specifically documents about the work of Abedin, Clinton’s former deputy chief of staff.
  • Tech company which maintained Hillary's secret server was sued for 'illegally accessing' database

    08/13/2015 4:00:19 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 30 replies
    Daily Mail.com ^ | August 13,2014 | By DANIEL BATES
    Platte River Networks was used by Clinton to maintain 'homebrew' server in her New York State house which held her State Department emails She handed over the server and a thumb drive this week to FBI after emails were found to contain 'above top secret' material Her White House campaign is said to be in 'panic' over the growing scandal which comes out of probe into US diplomats' deaths in Benghazi Daily Mail Online can reveal Denver, Colorado, based firm was sued for illegally accessing master database of US phone numbers It was also accused of causing chaos to White...
  • No Really: Hillary Wanted a Book With Advice About How To Delete Emails That "Stay Deleted"

    08/13/2015 2:37:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 13, 2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Now why in the world would Hillary Clinton want a book about how to permanently delete emails? According to a new report from ABC's Jon Karl, the former Secretary of State requested a book about how to delete email before leaving her position in early 2013. Bolding below is mine. The last batch of Hillary Clinton emails released by the State Department included one from Clinton asking to borrow a book called “Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better,” by David Shipley and Will Schwalbe. Clinton has not said why she requested the book, but it includes...
  • Tips on Deleting Emails From Email Book Hillary Clinton Wanted to Read

    08/13/2015 2:38:56 PM PDT · by Nep Nep · 22 replies
    ABC News THIS WEEK ^ | Aug 12, 2015, 7:03 PM ET | JONATHAN KARL and SUMMER FIELDS
    The last batch of Hillary Clinton emails released by the State Department included one from Clinton asking to borrow a book called “Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better,” by David Shipley and Will Schwalbe. Clinton has not said why she requested the book, but it includes some advice that is particularly interesting in light of the controversy over her unconventional email arrangement at the State Department and her decision to delete tens of thousands of emails she deemed to be purely personal. The copy that ABC downloaded for $9.99 had some interesting revelations. Take,...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Server Was In New Jersey This Whole Time. It’s Blank Now (& Totally Insecure!)

    08/13/2015 12:29:07 PM PDT · by Crystal Palace East · 41 replies
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s mysterious email server has been in a private data center in New Jersey since 2013, that is, until the IT company the former secretary of state hired to maintain the hardware handed the “blank” device over to the FBI Wednesday. Clinton’s attorney, David Kendall, informed the Department of State in a letter Wednesday that the company hired to manage and maintain the server, Denver-based Platte River Networks, was turning it over to the Department of Justice. Kendall also told State he handed over three thumb drives that contained Clinton’s emails. The Washington Post reported the...
  • HILLARY CLINTON REQUESTED BOOK WITH TIPS ON ‘HOW TO DELETE SOMETHING SO IT STAYS DELETED’

    08/13/2015 10:47:13 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 44 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | August 13, 2015 | John Nolte
    According to ABC News, the latest dump of Hillary Clinton’s emails released by the State Department reveals that the Democrat presidential frontrunner asked to borrow a book that contained tips on how to permanently delete your emails: The last batch of Hillary Clinton emails released by the State Department included one from Clinton asking to borrow a book called “Send: Why People Email So Badly and How to Do It Better,” by David Shipley and Will Schwalbe. … Take, for example, Chapter Six: “The Email That Can Land You In Jail.” The chapter includes a section entitled “How to Delete...
  • Hillary's Private Emails: The Vise Slowly Tightens

    08/13/2015 12:03:56 PM PDT · by Mariner · 64 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 13th, 2015 | By Charles Lipson
    The political class is seriously underestimating the impact of Hillary Clinton’s email controversy. They see it mainly as a problem of public opinion and electoral politics, where it has been increasingly costly but not yet fatal. The political damage—the drip, drip, drip of revelations—has been bad, but there is worse to come. Hillary Clinton’s big problem now is legal, and it could well be insurmountable politically. Here’s why. Once a “political” issue finally moves into the legal system, as the Clinton email server has, it moves forward with an independent logic. That logic will slowly ensnare Secretary Clinton. You can...
  • Hillary Clinton email probe turns to Huma

    08/13/2015 11:19:00 AM PDT · by Mariner · 89 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/13/15 5:05 AM EDT | By Rachael Bade
    Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s most trusted confidante, is increasingly becoming a central figure in the email scandal that’s haunting her boss on the campaign trail, as Republicans and federal judges seek information about Clinton’s communications while she was running the State Department. The 2016 Democratic front-runner on Monday told a federal judge that Abedin — long considered her boss’s keeper and even dubbed her “shadow” — had her own email account on Clinton’s now infamous home-brewed server, “which was used at times for government business,” Clinton acknowledged. That’s an unusual arrangement, even for top brass at the State Department. Abedin...
  • Donald Trump just posted this surreal Instagram video featuring ISIS, Hillary Clinton, and Benghazi

    08/13/2015 8:27:06 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 32 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | Colin Campbell
    Real-estate developer Donald Trump on Thursday blasted Democratic leaders for "having fun" amid international crises. The Republican presidential candidate launched the attack via an Instagram post. The post includes a short video featuring the Islamic State's infamous "Jihadi John" militant and scenes from the 2012 attack on the US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya.
  • ‘Top Secret’ emails found as Clinton probe expands to key aides

    08/11/2015 2:49:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 126 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | 08/11/2015 | BY ANITA KUMAR, MARISA TAYLOR AND GREG GORDON McClatchy Washington Bureau
    As pressure builds on Hillary Clinton to explain her official use of personal email while serving as secretary of state, she faced new complications Tuesday. It was disclosed her top aides are being drawn into a burgeoning federal inquiry and that two emails on her private account have been classified as “Top Secret.” The inspector general for the Intelligence Community notified senior members of Congress that two of four classified emails discovered on the server Clinton maintained at her New York home contained material deemed to be in one of the highest security classifications - more sensitive than previously known....
  • Here it is > IC IG confirms that Hillary's "UNCLAS" emails had info up to TS/SI/TK/NF on them

    08/11/2015 7:35:52 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 231 replies
    Twitter ^ | 08/11/2015 | John Schindler
    BREAKING//BOOM: Here it is ====> IC IG confirms that Hillary's "UNCLAS" emails had info up to TS/SI/TK/NF on them
  • Hillary Clinton to give her private email server to Justice

    08/11/2015 4:41:35 PM PDT · by blueyon · 134 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 8/11/15 | Elise Labott,
    Hillary Clinton has instructed her attorney to hand over her private email server and a thumb drive of all her work-related emails to the Justice Department in an effort to blunt an expanding probe into the use of a private email account. Clinton, now the Democratic presidential front-runner, "directed her team to give her email server that was used during her tenure as (Secretary of State) to the Department of Justice, as well as a thumb drive containing copies of her emails already provided to the State Department," her spokesman, Nick Merrill, told CNN early Tuesday evening....
  • Top Hillary aide Cheryl Mills: I’ve been told to destroy my e-mails

    08/10/2015 7:10:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/10/15 | Dan Calabrese
    So a judge asks the government to kindly ask her not to... Now this can’t be, can it? A Clinton aide blatantly destroying evidence in a criminal investigation? That would never happen. OK, I’ll wait for you to stop laughing. This is the level of absurdity we’ve reached in the Hillary e-mail boondoggle, except that this doesn’t even really quite cover it. Because not only is Cheryl Mills destroying e-mails she’s supposed to be handing over, but the federal judge who issued the order is now sadly reduced to pleading with the Obama Administration to please ask her not to....
  • Senior US official: China has accessed Obama administration private emails since 2010

    08/10/2015 8:33:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/09/2015 | NATASHA BERTRAND
    Chinese cyberspies have been reading the private emails of Obama administration officials and "all top national security and trade officials" since 2010, according to a senior administration official and a top secret NSA document obtained by NBC. The email espionage — codenamed "Dancing Panda" by the US before being dubbed "Legion Amethyst" — was detected in April 2010. "The intrusion into personal emails was still active at the time of the briefing and, according to the senior official, is still going on," NBC reported. "Dancing Panda" has successfully attacked at least 600 targets over the last five years, according to...