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This pattern goes back to the selling of the Lincoln bedroom. Friends, this is abnormal. I think it is racketeering at the least. Unsurprisingly, the MSM has played no role in exposing Clinton corruption.
This is not an argument for Donald Trump. As I have said before, I think Clintonian morals are already baked in the cake. It would be newsworthy if they did something honest and unselfish.
I'll bet the other 50% are pissed they didn't get a call.
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Ugly as it is, I will likely vote for Trump. The Clinton people are well organized and know exactly how to proceed to get what they want. They have been planning for years for this and they have stashed their people ready to move at the Clinton Foundation. It will take Trump at least a couple of years to get his people inplace and ready to make trouble. Therefore he will do less damage than Clinton.
So it's not even Honest Graft, where you pay your money and get something in return, as is common in Italy and the Western Mediterranean. This is merely a seat at the table, where, if you succeed in persuading, you will then be allowed to contribute some more money as an actual bribe. That is the more Middle Eastern sort of corruption.
This distinction was originally pointed out to me by a Romanian businessman who was familiar with both types.
I recall you writing on this site months ago that there was nothing wrong with Hillary's use of emails also. You were sneering and accusing that conservatives kept making unsubstantiated accusations over unproven and unimportant stuff.
I understand that the supposed "Russian hackers" are now going after the emails of the mainstream media as part of exposing the Democrats. I would love to see the emails showing how the DNC dictates to the mainstream media what they are to write and say every day.
You know it is going on, just from the coordinated anti-Trump memes that are constantly coming out. (Down to the mythical "Russian hackers" which in fact are working for Wikileaks.)
Not that it should be a surprise, but Obama is working on doing the same thing:
Wonder how much money he already has socked away from "donors" in phony Canadian foundations (donors in Canada can be anonymous) that will then get funneled to the Obama Foundation once he is out of office. Figure George Soros as well as various Muslim, Iranian and "free trade" interests have paid him plenty for the various secret deals he has gotten the country into. Not to mention those competing energy interests that were trying to stop the pipeline.
"I think Clintonian morals are already baked in the cake."
I read this before from News Junkie and I have discovered it to be quite true.
Clinton supporters prefer a politican who accepts bribes over a loose canon. They don't really, it's just that they are basing it on their ideology. If a Republican was doing this they would be foaming at the mouth and telling everyone to ignore the propaganda and vote for the loose canon.
There goes Zach, well-paid troll of undetermined and changing daily gender, spouting the James Carville/Jorno-list party line that the Clinton Crime Family Foundation is saving lives! And MILLIONS of them!
Come Zach, we know Snakehead Carville too well and we also know that the CCFF uses les than ten percent of its proceed to "fund" the false front activities. I'll give the CCFF credit for saving dozens of lives especially Chelsea's! She takes home what? A $600k salary from the CCFF for doing nothing?
This is like saying Planned Parenthood is about doing mammograms and women's health, when it's real business is being the biggest abortion mill in the country. It's known as a cover. The Clinton Foundation's real function is to keep the Clinton Political Machine going and paid while they were out of office.
Jim: This is like saying Planned Parenthood is about doing mammograms and women's health, when it's real business is being the biggest abortion mill in the country.
Actually, Planned Parenthood provides a wide variety of reproductive health services, including birth control. Only 12% of Planned Parenthood patients receive abortions. For many poor women, it is the only source of reproductive health services.
Jim: The Clinton Foundation's real function is to keep the Clinton Political Machine going and paid while they were out of office.
That, and help save millions of lives by providing low-cost HIV and malarial drugs.