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Friday, November 6. 2015
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The Clinton money-laundering machine
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We'll have to see first, if the FBI will submit a criminal referral to the DOJ, then if the DOJ will prosecute or drag their feet till 2016. If so, Hillary will HAVE to win so that her DOJ will refuse to prosecute. Of course, she has to win to keep the gravy train rolling.
In the end, for thirty percent of the country, it won't matter whether she is indicted or even if she goes to jail - they'll still support her even though they can't name a single positive accomplishment.
"... In the end, for thirty percent of the country, it won't matter whether she is indicted or even if she goes to jail - they'll still support her even though they can't name a single positive accomplishment."
Yeah: not only the "lack of accomplishments" thing; not only the "blocked requested security measures in Benghazi" thing (not to mention later looking the grieving parents of those 4 dead men straight in the eye and lying about their deaths SOLELY because The Democrat Narrative re success in the M.E had to be upheld -- election campaigning was gearing up); not only the "wide open server for ANYBODY to hack into" thing; ... for some of our supremely disinterested voters, she could be caught-on-camera snacking on discarded baby parts down at the local Planned Parenthood office and it would NOT make a bit of difference to them -- they would pull the lever for her and BE PROUD of themselves.
I used to think the Democrat Party was just mistaken or misguided. Lately, and with great reluctance, I've come to understand that the amount of evil they support (reaching across such a broad spectrum of causes) cannot be just an "error in judgment"; it HAS to be deliberate, willful, and intentional. (So it's no accident that they support the spread of Islam -- Islam, and our Lefties/ Progressives, and the anonymous One-Worlders of the EU, are all eager to destroy what's left of Christendom and Western Civilization. Each of them figures THEY will win the Final Battle, once the notions of God, and personal value, and individual responsibility have been subdued worldwide and They Finally Rule Everything.)
The News Junkie: The Clinton Foundation then "spends" some of this money for legitimate good works programs. Unfortunately, experts believe this is on the order of 10%.
That does not include expenditures on their own in-house programs, such as their work in Rwanda.
The News Junkie: Much of the balance goes to enrich the Clinton's
What is the evidence that the Clinton's have been so enriched?
"What is the evidence that the Clinton's have been so enriched?"
Oh gee whiz. Just a hunch.
Hillary Clinton has been involved in scandals before. Here are some notable ones you may have forgotten.
Chinagate - The Clinton-Gore campaign in 1996 allegedly took bribes from Chinese banks and their government to help their dwindling poll numbers. The Chinese embassy in D.C. helped siphon funds into the DNC. Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown (who was killed in a plane crash), and at Hillary’s instruction reportedly sold seats on department trade missions to China. Joint congressional hearings were canceled after Democrats threatened to bring up Republican campaign issues and then Monica Lewinsky actually saved this scandal from media attention.
Travelgate Scandal - Catherine Cornelius, a 25-year-old cousin of Bill's was allegedly promised the position of director of the travel office. Hillary Clinton then (indirectly) fired seven employees from the United States travel office and replaced them with associates from Arkansas. Records were either nowhere to be found or incorrectly filed. And, there's a reported attempt to give a White House airline contract to friend. Hillary had the FBI investigate Billy Dale, the head of the travel office, ruining his career who was found to do nothing wrong, but was then audited by the IRS for three years after.
"Billy Dale and his family went through hell thanks to the Clintons, Attorney General Janet Reno, the FBI and the IRS," Irvine wrote. "Hillary's greatest crime was not perjury, it was trying to send an innocent man to prison to justify having fired him and his staff without cause."
“A memorandum by a former Presidential aide depicts Hillary Rodham Clinton as the central figure in the 1993 travel office dismissals, a politically damaging episode that the aide said had resulted from a climate of fear in which officials did not dare question Mrs. Clinton's wishes," wrote the NYT in 1996.
Whitewater Scandal - Hillary and her husband were partners in a shady real estate development firm called Whitewater Development Corp in Arkansas. Accusations of impropriety against the Clintons and others soon surfaced, regarding improper campaign contributions, political and financial favors, and tax benefits. Clinton’s friends and majority owners, James and Susan McDougal were jailed for fraud, Clinton's successor, Governor Jim Tucker, was jailed for fraud along with municipal judges David Hale and Eugene Fitzhugh who worked with James McDougal. The Clintons walked away unscathed, having apparently done nothing wrong.
See Whitewater Timeline.
Vince Foster Jr. Mystery - Questions cloud the suicide of Vince Foster, former colleague, friend, and White House aid of Hillary’s who had connections to Travelgate, and the Whitewater scandals. Read the link above entitled "The Man Who Knew too Much. . ."
Filegate Scandal - Craig Livingstone, director of the White House's Office of Personnel Security "improperly" accessed FBI files on several hundred individuals.
Mrs. Clinton called it a, "completely honest bureaucratic snafu."
Many of these files were on people from previous Republican administrations. Hillary Clinton hired Livingston and is alleged to have looked at the files and requested this move. She was accused by Republicans of violating privacy rights of individuals she viewed as political adversaries.
Cattle-Futures Miracle - Hillary’s first commodity trade was in cattle futures where she ordered 10 futures contracts which normally cost $12,000 dollars with only $1,000 dollars in her account. This turned into $6,300 dollars by the next morning and after 10 months totaled $100,000, with trading help from James B. Blair.
“Blair, who at the time was outside counsel to Tyson Foods Inc., Arkansas' largest employer, says he was advising Clinton out of friendship, not to seek political gain. . ." reports The Washington Post.
Robert L. "Red" Bone ran the Springdale, AK financial services company REFCO allowed the trades and later, after investigation, had to pay the largest fine at the time in the exchanges history and was suspended for three years. Hillary Clinton said she was able to make the successful trading because she read the Wall Street Journal for research.
Lootergate - Bill and especially Hillary started to ship White House furniture to their personal home in Chappaqua, N.Y.. The Clintons claimed they were donated, but at only some were proven to be donated and meant to stay in the White House after contacting the manufacturers. The Clintons returned some of the furniture after pressure was put on them to do so.
“GOP lawmakers and others criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton in particular for accepting many presents just before she joined the Senate and became covered by strict ethics rules that prohibit accepting gifts worth more than $50.”
Drug Dealer Donor Scandal - Convicted drug trafficker Jorge Cabrera apparently made such a big donation to the Clinton’s campaign that he was invited to the White house without Secret Service present.
Ponzi Scheme and Political Favor Scandal - Norman Yung Yuen Hsu was a convicted pyramid investment promoter, and major Democratic donor. He contributed an undisclosed amount to Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign.
“He was sentenced to more than 24 years in prison in 2009 by a judge who accused him of funding his fraud by manipulating the political process in a way that 'strikes at the very core of our democracy.”
Benghazi - Just watch this
Here is an article posted in the New York Times in 1996 entitled “Blizzard of Lies” about Hillary Clinton. http://www.nytimes.com/1996/01/08/opinion/essay-blizzard-of-lies.html
The mega Clinton Foundation is also rife with cronyism and political favors.
For a larger list of scandals associated with the Clintons, check out The Clinton Crime Library.
oh gee whiz (have I got that right?)
Long list, but only one of them addresses the Clinton Foundation, and it doesn't support the claim. Rather it depicts the Clintons as working to create a sustainable charity.
Zach in denial. He can't hear you. La la la la...
He reminds me of the taunting schoolyard song, "You know I can't hear you, I have beans in my ears, beans in my ears, beans in my ears…"
GWTW: 10-4, copy that.
The only other guys I saw that liked Kool-Aid were some hard core alkies. They told me it cut the bite of the rubbing alcohol.
Thank God I'm twenty-nine years clean and sober. If I hadn't quit I'd probably be one a those guys sitting on a park bench that your mother warned you would be like if you didn't eat your carrots and go to Sunday School.
Whoopsie, drifting a bit. S'awright, having a good day.
I see in the news that the President has rejected the Keystone pipeline.
TransCanada must be kicking themselves that they didn't donate while Hillary was still the secretary.
The first stage in grief is denial. The first stage in coping with a lost love is denial. The first stage in coping with the death of a loved one is denial.
But for Democrats denial is the only stage in their political belief system. First it is denial of the facts. Then it is denial of responsibility. followed by denial of an impact or harm from 'whatever' actually happened. and followed again by denial that this is a reoccurring cycle of events by their favorite politicians. Usually followed by denial that they were ever aware of 'whatever' actually happened. and finally they will deny that they ever denied 'whatever' it was that may or may not have happened.
What we need is a 12 step plan for Democrats and Hillary voters.
Why do you think it is only the Clintons that have such a foundation?
Well. We've come a long way since the Trumans went back to Kansas, pretty much broke, and we had to do something about a retirement policy for former presidents.
I find it endlessly fascinating that Democrats have so few problems with lawbreakers. Didn't matter, wasn't really true, just an accident, not really their fault, everybody does it, it's just the vast right-wing conspiracy.
Its amazing anyone believes in the Clintons or Democrats. Then I realize these are the people I have warned about since childhood.
It is not that Democrats actually believe the Clintons. It is just that Democrats believe that lying to you about it is perfectly acceptable behavior.
Why do you think that they are constantly inventing bizarre theories about conservatives? They have to justify to themselves their own bad behavior and they do that by convincing themselves that conservatives are so evil that all the wrong things they do are justified.
Republicans get rich and then enter public service.
Democrats enter public service and then get rich.
And the MSM paints Republicans as unethical.
The Clinton Foundation and its foreign satellites (there are dozens of them) constitute only one tentacle of the criminal enterprise. Consider the following:
1. Clinton library
2. Clinton legal defense fund
3. Speaking fees for Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea
4. Book advances
5. Son-in-law's "hedge fund" that pays "management fees" to son-in-law (and indirectly for the use and benefit of Chelsea). Do the "investors" make any money on this fund, or are their "investments" written off? Look at the facts and be the judge.
6. I guarantee that there are offshore entities we don't know about yet.
I had a driver from LA to San Jose when I was in California in March. He was a black man, and a democrat voter.
He admitted freely that HilClin was a total crook, but still firmly maintained he would vote for her, because, quote "better the devil you know, they're all the same anyway."
And to a large extent it's hard to argue with the logic.
Or do we seriously suggest creatures like Boehner are different in kind and not degree?
I personally think the Clintons are distilled evil, with actual murders, drug deals and so on to their name, but the class of which they are part is a criminal kleptomaniac class.