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  • Poll: Most Voters Think Hillary Clinton’s Email Practices Were Illegal or Unethical

    11/12/2015 2:30:30 PM PST · by lbryce · 8 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | November 12, 2015 | Andrew Stiles
    More than two-thirds of American voters say Hillary Clinton’s controversial email practices as secretary of state were either illegal or unethical, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. A total of 28 percent said Hillary’s exclusive use of a secret private server to conduct government business was illegal, while 40 percent said the arrangement was unethical, a position shared by 40 percent of Democratic voters. Only 27 percent of voters said they thought Clinton did nothing wrong, including a surprisingly low 49 percent of Democrats. The results are in line with previous polls suggesting that voters simply do not trust Hillary...
  • Drip: Federal Investigation Turns to Hillary Cover-Up

    11/12/2015 12:52:58 PM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | November 12, 2015 | Guy Benson
    As Katie mentioned earlier, sources at the FBI are telling Fox News that the bureau has expanded its probe into Hillary Clinton's improper, national security-compromising email scheme. Earlier in the week, I cited Politico's report that investigators have "stepped up" their efforts by conducting additional interviews regarding internal State Department concerns over classified data security while Clinton was operating her unsecure private server.  Fox's scoop comes on the heels of their previous revelation that the probe was focusing on a "gross negligence" provision within the federal Espionage Act.  Additional evidence of Clinton's negligence was made public last week.  What this latest leak indicates is that the inquiry's scope now includes...
  • When lawmakers failed Wisconsin’s veterans

    11/11/2015 6:50:49 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 2 replies
    Wisconsin Watchdog ^ | 11-11-15 | M. D. Kittle
    MADISON, Wisconsin — As the nation celebrates its veterans and pays tribute to their sacrifices, it’s important to remember the promise made to America’s protectors has too often been broken. The headlines over the past few years in particular have screamed of neglect, ill-treatment and other abuses of too many veterans. That broken faith was no more apparent than in Wisconsin, at the Tomah Veterans Affairs Medical Center. While federal lawmakers have conducted a series of investigations into widespread over-prescription of opiates that led to the death of a 35-year-old Marine veteran at the facility and have pledged changes to...
  • Pentagon ‘gay’ rape debacle: Report alleging male-on-male sexual trauma retracted

    11/10/2015 3:43:32 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/9/15 | Rowan Scarborough
    The American Psychological Association has taken the extraordinary step of retracting an in-house journal article that asserted the rate of rape and other sexual trauma among military men was as much as 15 times higher than the Pentagon’s own survey. In a press released posted Sunday night, the APA said outside scholars had examined the study, “Preliminary Data Suggest Rates of Male Sexual Trauma May be Higher than Previously Reported,” and determined that the method for randomly selecting and surveying male combat veterans was flawed.
  • Are Benghazi Survivors Hiding In A Washington, D.C. Hospital?

    03/25/2013 1:15:25 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 39 replies
    Forbes ^ | 3-25-2013 | Richard Miniter - OP/ED
    March 25, 2013 Are Benghazi Survivors Hiding In A Washington, D.C. Hospital? Richard Miniter For more than six months since the September 11, 2012 attacks on Americas diplomatic outposts in Benghazi, the Obama administration has been unwilling to turn over the names or whereabouts of any survivors. They may be hiding plain sight. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) has learned that as many as seven Americans have been or are currently being treated, at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C.less than 11 miles from the U.S. Capitol. Rep. Wolf cited two independent confidential sources for his information....
  • Rubio: ‘Ironic’ Trump Is Attacking My Finances Considering His Four Bankruptcies

    11/06/2015 10:21:17 AM PST · by Sir Napsalot · 39 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 11-6-2015 | Pam Key
    Friday on Fox New Channel's "Fox & Friends," Republican presidential candidate Sen. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)said his rival Donald Trump's attacks on his finances are "ironic" considering Trump has been in charge of businesses that have declared bankruptcy. Rubio said, "I just find it ironic that Donald Trump had four bankruptcies in his businesses and who is he to attack anybody on finances. I find that ironic. I'm proud of where I come from. I'm proud of what we have been able to achieve. Today my family and I have we have one debt in the world which is the...
  • Clinton Signed NDA Laying Out Criminal Penalties for Mishandling of Classified Info

    11/06/2015 9:18:31 AM PST · by amorphous · 42 replies
    The Free Beacon ^ | 6 Nov 2015 | Lachlan Markay
    As the nation's chief diplomat, Hillary Clinton was responsible for ascertaining whether information in her possession was classified and acknowledged that "negligent handling" of that information could jeopardize national security, according to a copy of an agreement she signed upon taking the job. A day after assuming office as secretary of state, Clinton signed a Sensitive Compartmented Information Nondisclosure Agreement that laid out criminal penalties for "any unauthorized disclosure" of classified information. Experts have guessed that Clinton signed such an agreement, but a copy of her specific contract, obtained by the Competitive Enterprise Institute through an open records request and...
  • White House Seeks to Keep Some Clinton Emails Secret

    10/30/2015 3:26:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 53 replies
    WASHINGTON — The White House will try to block the release of a handful of emails between President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, citing longstanding precedent invoked by presidents of both parties to keep presidential communications confidential, officials said Friday. The State Department discovered the emails between Mr. Obama and Mrs. Clinton as part of its effort to release the former secretary’s emails, several thousand more of which were scheduled to be made public on Friday. Mr. Obama’s correspondence was forwarded for review to the White House, which has decided against release. That decision could intensify...
  • Live Thread: Hillary Clinton Testimony at House Select Committee on Benghazi (10 A.M. EDT)

    10/22/2015 5:41:18 AM PDT · by kristinn · 2,566 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | Thursday, October 22, 2015
    Hillary Clinton testifies before the House Select Committee on Benghazi, which is investigating the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate there, in which Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three others died. Airing LIVE Thursday, Oct 22 10:00am EDT on C-SPAN3
  • Why Hillarys Upcoming Congressional Testimony is a Total Farce, a Charade To Shield Congress

    10/19/2015 1:41:41 PM PDT · by Bratch · 13 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | October 18, 2015 | sundance
    Hillary Clinton is scheduled to appear before congress and testify before the House Select Committee on Benghazi this week.  Everything about this hearing is a total sham. ♦ When we first completed the 11,000 word research paper in 2013 called “The Benghazi Brief”, and against a considerable backlash, we shared an unfortunate reality/prediction.  Nothing about what led up to the attack would ever be discussed in public. ♦ In August of 2014, upon completion of the updated Benghazi Brief, we stated that Congressman Trey Gowdy would never be allowed to publicly divulge the back-story of what led to the September 11th, 2012,...
  • Congressman continues push for females' Ranger School records

    10/16/2015 1:44:33 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 17 replies
    Ledger-Enquirer ^ | October 14, 2015 | Chuck Williams
    An Oklahoma congressman has sent a second letter to the Secretary of the Army demanding access to Ranger School records for the classes that have involved female soldiers. Republican Rep. Steve Russell, an infantry battalion commander who is Ranger qualified, has continued his quest as a third woman prepares to graduate from the Armys most demanding combat leadership school Friday at Fort Benning. In a second letter to Secretary John McHugh dated Oct. 7, Russell said he is concerned that some of the documentation he has requested has been destroyed. I was somewhat puzzled by the Army officials informing me...
  • Why Eric Holder covered up the 1995 Trentadue murder (2011 post)

    10/16/2015 10:57:15 AM PDT · by huldah1776 · 18 replies
    CoachIsRight ^ | Dec 23, 2011 | Doug Book
    From documents obtained by Jesse Trentadue, its clear that Clinton Administration Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder and his DOJ team had conspired to squelch any investigation into the August, 1995 murder of Trentadues brother Kenneth. (1) But the obvious question is WHY? And why kill Kenneth Trentadue at all? He was no more than a face in the crowd, hardly distinguished or distinguishable from tens of millions of others throughout the United States. What would move the Deputy Attorney General to animate resources of the United States Justice Department to make certain there would be no hearing, no investigation, no...
  • LAPD underreported serious assaults, skewing crime rate for 8 years

    10/15/2015 5:40:29 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 11 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | October 15, 2015 | Ben Poston, Joel Rubin and Anthony Pesce
    The Los Angeles Police Department misclassified an estimated 14,000 serious assaults as minor offenses in a recent eight-year period, artificially lowering the city's crime levels, a Times analysis found. With the incidents counted correctly, violent crime in the city was 7% higher than the LAPD reported in the period from 2005 to fall 2012, and the number of serious assaults was 16% higher, the analysis found. When presented with the findings, top LAPD officials acknowledged the department makes errors and said they were working to improve the accuracy of crime data reporting. "We know this can have a corrosive effect...
  • Obama Tells 60 Minutes Hillary Clinton Made Email Mistake

    10/11/2015 4:47:40 PM PDT · by McGruff · 78 replies
    The New York Times ^ | OCT. 11, 2015 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    President Obama on Sunday called Hillary Rodham Clintons use of a private email server a mistake, but said it had not endangered national security and had been ginned-up into a political attack by Republicans eager to keep her from being president. As a general proposition, when were in these offices, we have to be more sensitive and stay as far away from the line as possible when it comes to how we handle information, how we handle our own personal data, Mr. Obama said. And, you know, she made a mistake. She has acknowledged it.
  • Declassified CIA report concluded director led 'cover up' of Kennedy assassination investigation

    10/10/2015 4:41:52 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 118 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 10, 2015 | Fox News
    A declassified CIA report concludes former agency Director John McCone withheld information about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy Jr., according to a recent news story. The 2013 report, declassified last fall, concludes that McCone, who ran the spy agency when Kennedy was fatally shot in November 1963, kept information from the Warren Commission during its investigation into the assassination. The reports author, CIA historian David Robarge, writes that McCone and other top CIA officials were part of a "benign cover-up" to keep the commission focused on what the agency believed at the time was the "best truth ...
  • Attorney: Army officer recommends no jail time for Bowe Bergdahl

    10/10/2015 5:51:39 PM PDT · by PAR35 · 47 replies
    AP via Dallas News ^ | 10 October 2015 | --
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) An Army officer is recommending that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl face a lower-level court martial and be spared the possibility of jail time for leaving his post in Afghanistan, his lawyer said Saturday. Defense attorney Eugene Fidell said Lt. Col. Mark Visger has decided Bergdahls case should go to a military system similar to civilian courts that handle misdemeanor charges. It limits the maximum punishment to reduction of rank, a bad conduct discharge and a short jail term, though that isnt being sought, Fidell said. ... Paul Boyce, a spokesman for the U.S. Armys Force Command, released...
  • Whistleblower: Terror Intel 'Grossly Thrown to the Side' by CENTCOM

    10/07/2015 10:44:31 PM PDT · by Chgogal · 14 replies
    Hannity ^ | October 7, 2015 | Hannity
    Retired Army Sgt. 1st Class William Kotel said this was done in an attempt to paint a rosy picture of the coalition's efforts in the Middle East. "They left key information out of intelligence, such as attacks," Kotel said. "The idea was that Al Qaeda was decimated, so therefore it wasnt part of the threat analysis that should be submitted higher." Kotel said that is very critical information that is important to the nation's safety and security. "The chain of command and higher don't see a clear picture if we leave intelligence out, especially about attacks and any kind of...
  • Clinton lawyer balked at first effort to delete classified email

    09/17/2015 1:54:13 PM PDT · by TroutStalker · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | 09/17/15 | Josh Gerstein
    Hillary Clinton's personal attorney balked at the State Department's first effort to erase a newly-classified email from the thumb drive containing about 30,000 messages she turned over to her former agency, according to just-released correspondence. Clinton lawyer David Kendall said deleting the now-secret message could run afoul of promises he previously made to the House Benghazi committee and two inspectors general to preserve electronic copies of all Clinton's work-related message from her tenure as secretary of state. "I have responded to each preservation request by confirming to the requestor that I would take reasonable steps to preserve the 55,000 pages...
  • Employees at company working with Clinton email server expressed concerns

    10/07/2015 6:23:24 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | October 7, 2015 | By Laura Koran and Evan Perez
    Washington (CNN)Employees at the company that maintained Hillary Clinton's private email server expressed concern among themselves about the way the former secretary of state's team directed them to manage data backups after the FBI started looking into the arrangements, according to emails obtained by a senator. In a letter obtained by CNN, Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, asks Datto, Inc, the makers of Clinton's server back-up system, for information on how her emails were preserved and protected. The FBI has also sought information from the company, according to sources. Johnson indicates that a "Clinton...
  • FBI probe of Hillary Clinton emails expands to second tech company (cloud storage-backup)

    10/07/2015 7:40:58 AM PDT · by dennisw · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 7 October 2015 | Ed Henry
    The FBI investigation of Hillary Clintons email has now expanded to include obtaining data from a second tech company, which is fully cooperating with the FBI probe that has threatened Clintons bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, Fox News has learned. A source familiar with the investigation told Fox that the FBI contacted Connecticut-based Datto, Inc. in September and asked them to preserve all data they had which may be connected to Clinton. Datto was hired to help back up data in May 2013 by Platte River Networks, the Colorado-based tech company that managed Clintons server and has already been...
  • Does the FBIrecovery of Hillary's emails mean that Gowdy will cancel her Oct 22nd appearance

    09/24/2015 11:14:16 AM PDT · by ken5050 · 42 replies
    one man's opinion...
    Hilary Clinton is scheduled to testify before the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Oct 22nd. She has said she will make only one appearance before the committee. Chairman Gowdy has said repeatedly that he will NOT have Clinton appear until is he "reasonably certain that the committee has had access to all of Clinton's relevant emails."
  • Obama Admin Had Tapes of Bergdahl Deserting to Taliban - Ignored Them at Trial

    09/24/2015 11:32:31 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 24 replies ^ | 9/21/15 | jim hoft
    Obama Admin Had Tapes of Bergdahl Deserting to Taliban - Ignored Them at Trial Retired General David Hunt told Bill O'Reilly tonight the Obama administration has tapes that prove Bowe Bergdahl deserted to the Taliban. The Obama administration did not use the tapes in the trial of Bergdahl.
  • Millions More Government Fingerprints Deemed Stolen (hacked about 5 million)

    09/23/2015 9:03:54 AM PDT · by dennisw · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | SEPT. 23, 2015, 11:28 A.M. E.D.T.
    WASHINGTON The Obama administration says the fingerprints of 5.6 million people who applied for or received a federal security clearance were stolen not 1.1 million as first believed. That sobering news comes from the Office of Personnel Management, the federal personnel agency whose data was hacked in what officials believe was a Chinese espionage operation. An estimated 21.5 million current and former federal employees or job applicants were affected in a data theft that experts say will give Chinese intelligence a huge leg up in recruiting informants. It could also help the Chinese catch U.S. spies. The agency...
  • Was Saad Bin Laden Managing Al-Qaeda from Iran? (Osama's son more than just a "low-level" target)

    07/29/2009 10:02:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies · 322+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | 7/29/2009 | Annie Jacobsen
    When Osama bin Laden was banished from Sudan in 1996, he left the country in a rented Soviet jet an aged and antique Tupolev flown by a Russian pilot he did not trust. With him were a few bodyguards, his military commander, Saif al-Adel, and two sons named Saad and Omar both young men in their late teens. Although it was the corrupt Islamic government of Sudan that had robbed Osama bin Laden of much of his vast personal wealth, he blamed America for his misfortunes, according to Pulitzer Prize-winner Lawrence Wright. He held America responsible for the...
  • The Iran Deal Was Not Signed by Iran or Anyone Else

    09/18/2015 2:14:45 PM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 19 replies
    The Jewish Press Online ^ | September 18, 2015 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    The Nuclear Iran Deal that is at the epicenter of a Congressional battle and the focus of so much attention for months is not actually any deal at all, as not one of the parties, including any representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran, has signed the Agreement. This morning, Sept. 18, Cong. Mike Pompeo (R-KS-04) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry. In that letter Pompeo informed the Secretary that while reviewing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (Nuclear Iran Deal), he noted that there are no signatures on the so-called final Agreement. Without signatures, there can...
  • Obama Admin Will Not Reveal to Congress Number of Americans Killed By Iran

    09/18/2015 6:19:03 AM PDT · by don-o · 31 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 18, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    The Obama administration is declining to inform Congress about the number of American citizens and troops killed by Iran and its terror proxies, according to a document provided to Congress and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The administration was repeatedly asked by Congress to release figures describing how many Americans and Israelis have been killed by Irans military and terror activities since the countrys 1979 revolution. In a series of on-the-record responses obtained exclusively by the Free Beacon, and provided in written form to Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), Kerry sidestepped the questions on all of the three separate...
  • 28 pages: Secrets of the Congressional 9/11 report

    09/11/2015 6:08:12 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan
    Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson ^ | Sept 10, 2015 | Sharyl Attkisson
    Fourteen years after the September 11, 2001 attacks, one of the last, great mysteries surrounding the terrorist attacks on America has yet to be unmasked - parts of the Congressional probe that have been kept secret from the public under two U.S. administrations.
  • Justice Department rules Hillary Clinton followed law in deleting emails

    09/10/2015 10:32:36 AM PDT · by PROCON · 133 replies ^ | Sep. 10, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The Obama administration told a federal court Wednesday that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was within her legal rights to use of her own email account, to take the messages with her when she left office and to be the one deciding which of those messages are government records that should be returned. In the most complete legal defense of Mrs. Clinton, Justice Department lawyers insisted they not only have no obligation, but no power, to go back and demand the former top diplomat turn over any documents she hasnt already given and neither, they said, can...
  • State Department only turns over fraction of requested documents about Clinton aide

    09/10/2015 8:22:33 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 10, 2015
    WASHINGTON The State Department has delivered only seven of nearly 70 pages of documents that a federal judge identified as potentially responsive to an Associated Press request for documents relating to Hillary Rodham Clinton's hiring of longtime aide Huma Abedin as a special government contract staffer. The department's response contained only five email documents, two of them partially censored. Meanwhile, government lawyers asked another federal judge to delay releasing thousands of pages of documents, sought by news media and legal and political organizations, from Clinton's tenure as secretary of state until January 2016. The State Department's request to delay...
  • Clintons personally paid State Department staffer to maintain server

    09/04/2015 8:22:48 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 55 replies ^ | 9/4/15 | Rosalind S. Helderman and Carol D. Leonnig
    Hillary Rodham Clinton and her family personally paid a State Department staffer to maintain the private e-mail server she used while heading the agency, according to an official from Clintons presidential campaign. The unusual arrangement helped Clinton retain personal control over the system that she used for her public and private duties and that has emerged as an issue for her campaign. But, according to the campaign official, it also ensured that taxpayer dollars were not spent on a private server that was shared by Clinton, her husband and their daughter as well as aides to the former president.
  • Clinton: I didn't 'stop and think' about email system

    09/04/2015 10:45:12 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 115 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/4/15 | Ken Thomas - AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged she didn't "stop and think" about her email set-up when she became President Barack Obama's secretary of state in 2009. .. she was immediately confronted by a number of global hotspots after joining the new Obama administration as its top diplomat .. "You know, I was not thinking a lot when I got in. There was so much work to be done. We had so many problems around the world," Clinton said. "I didn't really...
  • White House aide beaten and robbed in violent attack by two suspects who stole his issued Blackberry

    09/04/2015 3:02:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/03/15 | Regina F. Graham
    White House aide beaten and robbed in violent attack by two suspects who stole his government issued Blackberry cellphone A White House aide was beaten and robbed in a violent attack that occurred earlier this summer in Washington, D.C. The victim, who is a junior White House aide, was jumped by two suspects when he was walking near the Columbia Heights Metro Station on Irving Street, NW on July 14 around 11:30pm, WTTG reported. The aide was jumped from behind and punched in the face twice by his two assailants. The suspects went through the victim's pockets when he fell...
  • 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. Paglianos legal counsel told the committee on Tuesday that he would plead the 5th to...
  • 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 Clintons 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 States legal office was government attorney Catherine Duval, who was a key player in the controversy surrounding ex-IRS official Lois Lerners missing emails related to the investigation of the agencys 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...
  • Clinton Told Aide to Send Classified Info to Personal Email Address

    09/01/2015 7:08:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 44 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 9/1/15 | Lachlan Markay
    On the same day that the hacktivist group WikiLeaks posted tens of thousands of classified State Department communications online, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a top deputy to send now-classified information to her personal email address, newly released emails reveal.Heres my personal email, Clinton told former Sen. George Mitchell, then Clintons special envoy for Middle East peace. Pls use this for reply.Mitchell responded with details of discussions with Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini. Most of the contents of the email, released by the State Department on Monday night, are redacted pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act exemption designed...
  • 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 states 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...
  • New Hillary Clinton Emails Show Violation of Freedom of Information Law

    09/01/2015 7:26:16 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 12 replies ^ | September 1, 2015 | Sharyl Attkisson
    The newly-released batch of Hillary Clinton emails provides further proof that Freedom of Information (FOI) law has been blatantly violated. The documents include material directly responsive to a FOI request I made back in 2012 after the Benghazi terrorist attacks on the U.S. compounds. However, the material was not produced at the time, as required by law. Once again, there appears to be nobody who holds government officials and agencies accountable for their routine violation of this law. So the infractions occur frequently and with impunity. If nobody polices our government officials and agenciesif they are above the lawthen how...
  • Hillary Clinton email scandal: Legal experts see no criminal activity thus far

    08/31/2015 11:44:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    AP via Mass Live ^ | 08/31/2015 | KEN DILANIAN
    Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far. Some Republicans, including leading GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, have called Clinton's actions criminal and compared her situation to that of David Petraeus, the former CIA director who was prosecuted for giving top secret information to his paramour. Others have cited the case of another past CIA chief, John Deutch, who took highly classified material home. But in both...
  • Nobody Cares About the Clinton Email Scandal, Says Clinton Camp

    09/01/2015 6:16:57 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 38 replies
    freeBeacon ^ | August 31, 2015 | Blake Seitz
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating Hillary Clintons private email server to determine if its use violated the Espionage Act. The unsecured server contained top-secret spy satellite information, raising the possibility that Clintons decision to go outside official channels for her correspondence jeopardized national security. That being said, the whole situation is a total snooze that is only interesting to the buzzards in the press, Clinton and her allies say. Nobody talks to me about it other than you guys, Clinton said at the end of a press conference that addressed the scandal. Its not anything that people talk...
  • Report: Clinton Aide Sent Hillary Classified Info From DIA, NSA, And NGA (Huma)

    08/25/2015 2:54:44 PM PDT · by maggief · 86 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 25, 2014 | Steve Guest
    Fox News chief intel correspondent Catherine Herridge revealed that email from aide Huma Abedin to Mrs. Clinton that kickstarted the FBI probe contained classified information from three intelligence agencies: the DIA, the NSA and the NGA. (snip) Herridge, reporting on Fox News Americas Newsroom Tuesday stated, All three agencies have confirmed the intelligence was classified when it was sent three years ago and remains classified to this day.
  • DHS has no record of State Dept. giving info for Clinton server audit, despite rules

    08/24/2015 10:49:32 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 17 replies ^ | 8-24-2015 | Malia Zimmerman
    The State Department does not appear to have submitted legally required information regarding Hillary Clinton's secret computer server to the Department of Homeland Security during her term as secretary, has learned. All federal government agencies are mandated to submit a list of systems, vulnerabilities and configuration issues to DHS every 30 days. The department then performs a "cyberscope audit" to ensure security, a responsibility the agency has had since 2010. learned of the lapse as a result of a Freedom of Information Act request submitted June 11. It is not clear if State Department officials in charge of...
  • Breitbart: Everything You Need to Know About the Hillary Clinton Email Scandal

    08/24/2015 6:00:28 AM PDT · by maggief · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 24, 2015 | Patrick Howley
    In response to Hillary Clinton campaign spokesman Brian Fallons super-informative and not-at-all biased or smug Fact Check video on the Clinton private email scandal (and congratulations to the slightly less than 10,000 people who actually watched at least some of it), Breitbart News has put together the definitive explainer of the Hillary Clinton email controversy. Have you been as hooked on this story as we have? Cant wait for Hillary to testify before Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC)85% s House Benghazi Committee in October? Or maybe youre just another everyday aficionado of federal government record-keeping practices (in which case, youre probably...
  • Scarborough Accuses Kerry State Department of Hillary 'Cover-up'

    08/24/2015 5:05:57 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 42 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    At what point will members of the Obama administration, from the president himself to John Kerry and other senior officials, down to the workaday folks of the West Wing, decide that Hillary's email scandal is doing intolerable damage to whatever's left of their legacy, and decide to pull the plug? A significant line was crossed on today's Morning Joe, when Joe Scarborough flatly and repeatedly accused John Kerry's State Department of engaging in a "cover-up" on Hillary's behalf. How much longer will Kerry be willing to sacrifice his reputation on the altar of Hillary's presidential ambitions? View the video here.
  • 15 unsolicited observations about Hillary Clintons email

    08/23/2015 3:23:08 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 24 replies ^ | August 23-, 2015 | Sharyl Attkisson
    1. Crime and politics. Even if Clintonor any presidential candidatewere to be convicted of a felony, he or she would not technically be barred from being elected president. Additionally, whether or not Clinton is ever formally accused of any crime, President Obama could issue her a pardon, if he so chose. 2. Time was of the essence. The more time that passes between an event and the collection of evidence, the greater the likelihood that the full record will not be complete and/or accurate. 3. Turning a blind eye? Raymond Maxwell. A year ago, Maxwell alleged he witnessed a Benghazi...
  • Clinton Camp Deflects Email Scandal [semi-satire]

    08/23/2015 9:51:00 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 21 Aug 2015 | John Semmens
    The Hillary Clinton for President campaign is seeking to deflect criticism of the candidate's handling of her email account while Secretary of State by casting her as "a passive and unwitting naif" rather than a deliberate liar and lawbreaker. "As anyone who has had to deal with government regulations knows, the rules are opaque and difficult to understand," said Brian Fallon, a spokesman for Mrs. Clinton's campaign. "Who hasn't had nightmares trying to cope with IRS forms? What business hasn't run afoul of incoherent EPA guidelines? It shouldn't take much imagination for voters to comprehend the problems that confronted Hillary...
  • 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.

    08/21/2015 6:59:02 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 20, 2015 | John Sexton
    A spokesman for Platte River Networks, the company which handled Hillary Clintons email server after she left the State Department, says the company turned the server over last week at the FBIs request. That description of events appears to contradict a claim made by the Clinton campaign last week that the server was handed over at Hillarys direction. So Tuesday of last week, the 11th, the Federal Bureau of Investigation asked us to turn over the email server that was located in the data center, spokesman Andy Boian told Fox Newss Griff Jenkins. Boian continued, On Wednesday we did. We...
  • 'Born classified': Hillary Clinton's best argument in the email scandal just got destroyed

    08/21/2015 5:30:48 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 73 replies
    Reuters ^ | 21 Aug 15 | Unknown
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice the government forbids. While the department is now stamping a few dozen of the publicly released emails as "Classified," it stresses this is not evidence of rule-breaking. Those stamps are new, it says, and do not mean the information was classified when Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner in the 2016 presidential election, first sent or received it. But the details included in...
  • Trumps zombie claim that Obama spent $4 million to conceal school and passport records

    08/19/2015 1:03:41 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 63 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8-19-2015 | Michelle Ye Hee Lee
    Chuck Todd, host: Do you believe President Obama is a citizen who was born in the United States? Donald J. Trump: Well, I dont like talking about it anymore because, honestly, I have my own feelings. I think he should have taken the $5 million. I dont know why he spent $4 million in legal fees to keep his records away. Nobody has seen his records. I dont know. Todd: Were talking about the birth certificates. Trump: I mean his college records. He spent $4 million in legal fees to make sure that nobody ever saw them.
  • State Department Clamps Down on Speaking to Congress or Press

    08/19/2015 10:13:33 AM PDT · by KC_Lion · 26 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 19, 2015 | Sharyl Attkisson
    The State Department has quietly issued a new policy that some insiders view as designed to keep employees from freely speaking to Congress or the press about Benghazi and former Secretary of State Hillary Clintons email controversy. Its an absolute overreach, says Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz. The State Department issued 19 pages of revised rules about official clearance for speaking, writing and teaching on July 27. The new rules, first reported by Diplopundit, a blog that unofficially watches State Department leadership and management issues, say in part: Employee testimony, whether in an official capacity or in a personal capacity on...