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  • ABC's Scandal: Kerry Washington Aborts Baby to 'Silent Night'

    11/21/2015 1:07:37 PM PST · by xzins · 26 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 11.20.2015 | Paul Bois
    There really is no other way to put this story than to let out a sigh of wounded disbelief. News 51 7519 No one may ever accuse actress Kerry Washington of being merely a leftist poser in terms of abortion rights, certainly not after last night's episode of ABC's Scandal, which featured her alter-ego Olivia Pope – the show's main character – having an abortion while the beloved Christmas tune "Silent Night" played in the background. You read that correctly. Kerry Washington and the producers of Scandal actually had the nerve to show the main character abort her and the...
  • With Louisiana Polls Predicting a Loss, David Vitter Confronts His Prostitution Scandal Head-On

    11/17/2015 7:08:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/17/2015 | Alexis Levinson
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana -- With a loud crunch, the SUV carrying Senator David Vitter and his wife, Wendy, backed into the sedan his staffer was driving. Both cars hastily pulled back into their opposite parking spaces in the lot of the Bayou Church in Lafayette, and everyone got out to survey the scene. Vitter looked first at the dent in the back of the SUV he had been in, and then he walked over to survey the damage done to his staffer's car. When it was clear all were unscathed, everyone got back in their cars and went on their...
  • Escort who blew whistle on Louisville basketball stripper scandal says NCAA ignored her

    10/28/2015 10:06:42 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 23 October 2015 | Marissa Payne
    The woman who claims to have been an escort hired by former Louisville basketball assistant coach Andre McGee to attend dorm parties with players and recruits said when she first approached the NCAA about the scandal, the organization ignored her.
  • Justice Dept.: No criminal charges for ex-IRS official

    10/23/2015 5:21:03 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 34 replies
    AP ^ | October 23, 2015 | Eric Tucker
    WASHINGTON (AP) No IRS official would face criminal charges arising from the political controversy over the processing of applications for tax-exempt status, the Justice Department announced Friday. In a letter to members of Congress, the department said that while investigators had found "mismanagement, poor judgment and institutional inertia," there was no evidence of a crime. "We found no evidence that any IRS official acted based on political, discriminatory, corrupt or other inappropriate motives that would support a criminal prosecution," the letter stated. The department also announced that Lois Lerner, who headed the division that processes applications for tax-exempt status...
  • DEA Agents in Prostitution Probe Got Bonuses

    10/23/2015 3:53:56 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 12 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 23, 2015 | Devin Barrett
    Half the federal agents who were investigated for allegedly attending sex parties with prostitutes in Colombia received financial bonuses during the investigation or afterward, according to a new internal review of the Drug Enforcement Administrations handling of the scandal. Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz issued a report on Thursday analyzing the aftermath of the internal probes of DEA agents in Colombia for allegedly patronizing prostitutes. The allegations were originally investigated in 2010, but the issue created a firestorm earlier this year when the details became public. DEA policy prohibits employees from receiving promotions, awards or other favorable personnel actions...
  • CO-OP FLOP: The Biggest Obamacare Disaster Youve Never Heard About

    10/18/2015 4:25:03 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 16 Oct 15 | Mark Tapscott
    Its an Obamacare story with every imaginable outrage blatant conflicts of interest, millions of tax dollars going to political cronies, thousands of Americans left without health insurance, lavish pay for incompetent executives, federal funds diverted illegally, multiple congressional investigations, insider trading convictions and big decisions made behind closed doors. Tragically, there is even a child abuser. But search the New York Times web site for Obamacare co-ops and nothing comes up. Just three entries appear for the same search on the Washington Post web site. Not so, Richard Pollock of the Daily Caller News Foundations Investigative Group. Pollock has...
  • 21 most consequential Clinton scandals, ranked from most important

    10/13/2015 9:59:28 AM PDT · by TBP · 20 replies
    1. Monica Lewinsky 2. Benghazi 3. Asia fundraising scandal 4. Hillarys private emails 5. Whitewater 6. Travelgate 7. Humagate 8. Pardongate 9. Foundation favors 10. Mysterious files 11. Filegate 12. Hubble trouble 13. The Waco tragedy 14. The Clintons Swedish slush fund 15. Troopergate 16. Gennifer Flowers 17. Bills Golden Tongue 18. Boeing Bucks 19. Larry Lawrence 20. The cattle futures 21. Chinagate
  • Multiple scandals revealed in Hillary emails, as Trey Gowdy writes a letter to Elijah Cummings

    10/09/2015 8:40:49 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Oct 9, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Trey Gowdy has written a remarkable 13 page open letter to his Democrat counterpart on the House Benghazi special committee that reveals multiple scandals involving Hillary Clintons tenure at the State Department revolving around her correspondence with Sidney Blumenthal. The letter to ranking member Elijah Cummings upbraids the Democrat for his recent conduct before exposing revelations contained in emails initially withheld from the committee by the State Department, but turned over last month. Five hundred of the 1500 pages of the emails concerned Blumenthal.

    10/03/2015 1:25:24 AM PDT · by JustaCowgirl · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Oct 2015 | James Delingpole
    The plan by climate alarmists to have other scientists imprisoned for their global warming skepticism is backfiring horribly, and the chief alarmist is now facing a House investigation into what has been called the largest science scandal in US history.
  • Another Secret Service Scandal This Ones Not Just About Sex or Drugs

    10/02/2015 6:33:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/02/2015 | The Editors
    Lets not shy away from what the Secret Service actually was up to in the matter of its illegal spying on Representative Jason Chaffetz: conspiracy to commit blackmail against a member of Congress. Representative Chaffetz has been investigating the scandal-plagued protective agency the habitual drunkenness and whoring of its agents, among other things when Secret Service personnel improperly accessed his protected records in a hunt for dirt. The aim of this was made clear by assistant director Ed Lowery, who wrote to assistant director Faron Paramore: Some information that he might find embarrassing needs to get out. Critics...
  • Rep. Jud McMillin resigns after sex video emerges

    09/30/2015 3:10:56 PM PDT · by Callahan · 30 replies
    NYDailyNews.com ^ | 9/30/2016 | Tony Cook
    An Indiana lawmaker has abruptly resigned after a sex video was reportedly discovered on his phone. Rep. Jud McMillin, the second-highest ranking Republican in the state's House of Representatives, stepped down Tuesday a week after he sent a bizarre text message to several people apologizing for "anything offensive" they may have received from his stolen phone.
  • Bill Clinton Says Media Is Overhyping Hillary Email Scandal

    09/27/2015 12:03:29 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    Time ^ | September 26, 2015 | Maya Rhodan
    Former President Bill Clinton called the controversy surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clintons use of a personal email address and server while in office catnip for Republicans in an interview released Saturday. The other party doesnt want to run against her and if they do they want her as mangled up as possible, Clinton told CNNs Fareed Zakaria. They know that if they leak things and say things they know that that is catnip to the people who get bored talking about whats your position on student loan relief.'
  • Its Time to Get Rid of the VA

    09/25/2015 3:12:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The National Review ^ | September 25, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg, Senior editor
    There is only one guaranteed way to get fired from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Falsifying records wont do it. Prescribing obsolete drugs wont do it. Cutting all manner of corners on health and safety is, at worst, going to get you a reprimand. No, the only sure-fire way to get canned at the VA is to report any of these matters to authorities who might do something about it. That, at least, is what the U.S. Office of Special Counsel recently reported to the president of the United States. The Special Counsels office is the agency to which government...
  • Fiorina Promised To Be Tough On Iran, But She Didnt Expect This Ghost From Her Past To Be Exposed

    09/21/2015 3:43:19 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 16 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 9/21/15 | F. Peter Brown
    A Fiorina spokesperson denied wrongdoing. Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is known for her aggressive views on Iran, as well as her position as the former CEO of Hewlett Packard (HP). But, how many people know that HP products were sold in Iran during her time as CEO, in spite of U.S. sanctions that were in place? -snip- From 1999-2004, during Fiorinas time as CEO, the companys lobbyists consistently sought unilateral sanctions reform legislation. The issue of HP products being sold in Iran was brought up during Fiorinas 2010 run for a U.S. Senate seat in California. A Fiorina spokesperson...
  • Fiorina: A Texan by birth with a story to prove it

    09/20/2015 10:26:17 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 38 replies
    Ft.orth Star Telegram ^ | 9-19-15 | Bud Kennedy
    Carly Fiorina brings a Texas ranching legacy to the presidential campaign. And one Texas rancher has come forth to help. Although shes known more as a California Republican, Fiorina was born in Austin to the Sneed family, Texans since 1839 and known for oil, cattle ranching, cotton farming and for an early 20th-century love-triangle feud and scandal. In the 1960s, she grew up spending summers with her grandparents in a historic home in Calvert, between Waco and Bryan. ~snip~ In a 2003 Houston speech, Fiorina said, We had a little bit of cattle in our family, a little bit of...
  • Fiorina, eyeing Senate run, faces questions over HP sales in Iran (Flashback)

    09/19/2015 4:23:11 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 24 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 8/31/09 | Mike Zapler
    Over the past dozen years, Hewlett-Packard has sold hundreds of millions of dollars worth of printers and other products to Iran through a Middle East distributor, sidestepping a U.S. ban on trade with the country. Now the person who headed HP for much of that time, Carly Fiorina, is ramping up to run for U.S. Senate. And questions are emerging about what Fiorina knew about HP's growing presence in Iran during her six-year tenure at the Silicon Valley firm from 1999 to 2005. With Iran drawing condemnation abroad for its suspected pursuit of nuclear weapons and crackdown on government dissidents,...
  • 'Something's wrong': The ISIS intelligence scandal just hit Obama's inner circle

    09/11/2015 8:15:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 09/11/2015 | Pamela Engel
    The scandal surrounding US intelligence reports on ISIS just hit President Barack Obama's inner circle. James Clapper, America's top spy, is reportedly in "frequent and unusual contact" with the military officer who is suspected of allowing US reports on ISIS to be altered to fit the administration's official line, Spencer Ackerman at The Guardian reports. "In communications, Clapper, who is far more senior than Grove, is said to tell Grove how the war looks from his vantage point, and question Grove about Central Commands assessments," Ackerman writes. "Such a situation could place inherent pressure on a subordinate, sources said." Clapper,...
  • Hillary Clinton tries to show that her record is more than just talk [comes up a goose egg]

    09/11/2015 1:56:50 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 11, 2015 | Karen Tumulty
    For nearly a quarter-century, Hillary Rodham Clinton has played an outsized role in the nations consciousness as an advocate and a political survivor. Her presidential campaigns favorite way to describe her is as a fighter. But something surprising has emerged in public opinion about the former first lady, senator and secretary of state. Asked to name something tangible that Clinton has actually accomplished, many voters come up blank. In polls and focus groups, Republicans are sensing a vulnerability in Clintons record that could compound the difficulties she is facing with the controversy over her decision as secretary of state to...
  • Heilemann: Hillary a 'Commander-in-Chief,' Trump and Cruz 'Clowns'

    09/09/2015 5:13:24 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 53 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    John Heilemann has saluted his next President and Commander-in-Chief: Hillary Clinton. On today's With All Due Respect, commenting on Hillary's remarks on the Iran deal at the Brookings Institution and Donald Trump and Ted Cruz's comments at a rally, Heilemann declared "there is exactly one potential president in that group, and that president is Hillary Rodham Clinton . . . Everything she said sounded like Commander-in-Chief. The other two sounded like showboating clowns." View the video here.
  • Clinton Only Apologized for Emails After Bad Focus Group Reactions

    09/09/2015 1:10:40 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 9, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    Hillary Clintons sudden reversal on whether or not she would apologize for using a private email server while Secretary of State seemed inexplicable; on Friday she refused to apologize in an interview with MSNBCs Andrea Mitchell, but by Tuesday was apologizing to ABCs David Muir. But The New York Times reported Wednesday on the impetus for the change; Clinton watched a video of a focus group that reacted negatively to her email rhetoric.
  • Exclusive: U.S. to shift 50 staff to boost office handling Clinton emails

    09/09/2015 6:31:02 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 8, 2015 | Arshad Mohammed
    The U.S. State Department plans to move about 50 workers into temporary jobs to bolster the office sifting through Hillary Clinton's emails and grappling with a vast backlog of other requests for information to be declassified, officials said on Tuesday. The move illustrates the huge administrative burden caused by Clinton's decision to use a private email address for official communications as secretary of state and a judge's ruling in a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit that they be released. Clinton on Tuesday for the first time apologized for her use of private email, telling ABC News: "That was a...
  • UN climate change body suffers mammoth European carbon fraud [Russia, Ukraine]

    09/08/2015 11:01:00 PM PDT · by CutePuppy · 20 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 2015 September 08 | George Russell
    The United Nations body that oversees greenhouse gas reductions is reeling from another cap-and-trade scandal that may have put 600 million tons of carbon emissions into the atmosphere — roughly speaking, the annual CO2 output of Canada or Britain — while the emissions were ostensibly suppressed, according to an independent study. In the process, the fraudsters, largely in Russia and Ukraine, were likely able to transfer credits for more than 400 million tons of their apparently bogus greenhouse savings by April 2015 into Europe's commercial carbon trading system — the largest in the world — thereby undermining that continent's ambitious...
  • Im Sorry: Read the Apology Hillary Clinton Just Posted to Facebook for Using Private Email Server

    09/08/2015 9:00:55 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 68 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Sep. 8, 2015 11:19pm | Oliver Darcy
    Hillary Clinton turned to Facebook Tuesday night to apologize for using a private email server to conduct official government business during her tenure as secretary of state. Yes, I should have used two email addresses, one for personal matters and one for my work at the State Department. Not doing so was a mistake. Im sorry about it, and I take full responsibility, Clinton wrote. The extended note came hours after she offered up a four-word apology in an interview with ABC News. Just yesterday, Clinton had told the Associated Press an apology was not necessary because what I did...
  • HRC Advised To Cut A Deal With Feds On e-Mail Scandal

    09/08/2015 8:11:23 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 107 replies
    LiveTradingNews.com ^ | September 8, 2015 | Paul Ebeling
    The word inside the beltway is that a longtime adviser to Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging her to hire outside legal counsel and look into cutting a deal with the Feds over the e-Mail scandal currently dogging her presidential campaign, it was reported Tuesday. According to the report Mrs. Clinton was told she needs to act quickly because, contrary to reports that the FBI probe into her use of a private e-Mail server may drag on for months, the investigation may actually wrap up by years end. The NY-Ts is reporting that Mrs. Clinton received Top-Secret e-Mails on her unsecured,...
  • Howie Carr: Nothing confusing, Hill; just downright criminal

    09/06/2015 1:50:06 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | September 5, 2015 | Howie Carr
    Hillary Clinton deigned to go on moonbat TV Friday before a long holiday weekend to offer up an insincere non-apology apology for her latest scandal, involving multiple federal criminal and congressional probes of her email server. At the end of the day, she told Mrs. Alan Greenspan, the wife of one of her husbands hacks, I am sorry that this has been confusing to people . Confusing? No ones confused, Hillary. Its very simple. You set up your own email system to ensure that the sordid records of the Clinton Crime Familys billion-dollar pay-to-play shakedowns would never survive to be...
  • Hillary Clinton Urges Cooperation on Inquiry Into Her Emails, as She Finds Joy Elsewhere

    09/06/2015 12:48:38 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 30 replies
    NY Times ^ | September 5, 2015 | Jonathan Martin
    Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that everyone involved in the investigation into her email practices as secretary of state should cooperate and insisted that she was running her campaign with joy even as questions persist around why she conducted government business on a private server. [Snip] If Mrs. Clinton sounded terse and, on questions regarding her server, euphemistic, she claimed the monthslong controversy that has sent her popularity to career lows was not bothering her. When you run for any office its a very challenging experience, some days are better than other days, she said. But from my perspective, I...
  • Exposed! ... Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clintons ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K

    09/03/2015 5:30:23 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 107 replies
    Radar Online ^ | September 3, 2015
    Complete Headline: Exposed! Libya Security Briefs, Algeria Hostage Info & More Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clintons ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K Hillary or someone from her camp erased the outbox containing her emails, but forgot to erase the emails that were in her sent box, an insider reveals to Radar of the Presidential contenders latest nightmare. [Snip] Warns the insider, If these emails get out to the public domain, not only is Hillary finished as a potential Presidential nominee, she could put our countrys national security at risk.
  • Ashley Madison Was the Greatest Scam Ever

    09/03/2015 5:16:21 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 39 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | September 2, 2015 | Jonathan V. Last
    You've probably now heard of Ashley Madison, a dating website set up explicitly for married people looking to have affairs. Their entire system got hacked--not just member accounts and credit-card info, but internal company data, too. And the most interesting stuff to come out of it isn't about Ashley Madison's clientele: It's about the company itself. Ashley Madison had always sounded like a scam to me. The site claimed 37 million users, which, if true, would be an enormous percentage of America's married population. (That would be roughly half of all married people between the ages of 25 and 55....
  • Anthony Weiner Slams Donald Trump's Attacks on Wife as 'Absurd' and 'Outrageous'

    09/01/2015 7:00:07 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 1, 2015 | Ryan Struyk
    In the feud between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, embattled former Rep. Anthony Weiner Abedin's husband is stepping into the line of fire. In a radio show appearance Monday, Weiner called Trump's suggestion that Abedin may have shared state secrets with him both "wrong" and "outrageous."
  • Calif. Gov. (Moonbeam) Brown: Hillary's emails have a 'dark energy' like 'a vampire'

    08/24/2015 2:25:08 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | August 23, 2015 | Barbara Boland
    California Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., said Hillary Clinton's emails seem to have a "dark energy" which he compared to that of "a vampire." [Snip] Hillary's emails are a "big deal," admitted Brown, and they have "a certain buzz that keeps buzzing."
  • Hillary Clinton needs to start taking her email scandal seriously

    08/23/2015 5:28:20 PM PDT · by condi2008 · 35 replies
    Newsday ^ | Lane Filler
    For months Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has responded to her email scandal by treating it as both a joke and as an overblown partisan political attack. In fact, it is neither, and her continued minimizing of the situation is looking worse and worse the longer it goes on.
  • Hillary's email scandal should end her run

    08/21/2015 9:17:10 PM PDT · by Moseley · 41 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | August 21, 2015 | Larry Klayman
    Larry Klayman points out in this column that those who conceal or destroy government records "shall forfeit his office and be disqualified from holding any office under the United States. * * * Pursuant to 18 U.S. Code 2071(b), Whoever, having the custody of any such record, proceeding, map, book, document, paper, or other thing, willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, falsifies, or destroys the same, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both; and shall forfeit his office and be disqualified from holding any office under the United States. ...
  • Breaking News: First picture released of Hillary's e-mail server that she turned over to the FBI

    08/19/2015 1:40:15 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 46 replies
    Strange Politics ^ | August 19, 2015
    Now, maybe Trey Gowdy and that darned old Federal judge will shut their pie holes!
  • 5 mistakes Hillary Clinton made in her latest e-mail press conference

    08/19/2015 8:41:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 19, 2015 | Chris Cillizza
    Hillary Clinton held a press availability in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon. It did not go well. ... Clinton, who seems to have a blind spot as to why the e-mail server story is such a big deal, made a bunch of mistakes in that brief interaction with the media that you would assume someone of her deep experience would have been able to avoid. Here's a list of what she did wrong. 1. She sounds like a lawyer. ... 2. She casts the whole thing as normal and everyday. ... 3. She's dismissive. ... 4. She's sarcastic. ... 5. She's...
  • Sensitive emails from Clinton aides kick-started FBI probe, candidate downplays controversy

    08/19/2015 6:15:06 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 19, 2015
    Emails from a top Clinton adviser containing classified military intelligence information, and one from a top aide containing sensitive FBI information about the Benghazi terror attack, were among the thousands Hillary Clinton stored on her personal server, Fox News has learned. The revelation came as the Democratic presidential candidate and former secretary of state tried to brush aside the burgeoning scandal, joking at a campaign event when asked by Fox News whether she had wiped her private server clean, "What, with like with a cloth or something? I don't know how it works at all."
  • Donald Trump: It Would Be a 'Miracle' if Hillary Continues Run

    08/16/2015 7:36:31 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 25 replies
    NBC News ^ | August 16, 2015 | Alexandra Jaffe
    Donald Trump said it would be a "miracle" if Hillary Clinton is able to continue her run for president in the wake of the controversy surrounding her use of a private email server to conduct official business as Secretary of State but if she does, he'll beat her. "I think [Clinton] may not be able to run, to be honest, because this whole email thing is a horrible thing," he said in an interview conducted by NBC's Chuck Todd.
  • Hillary Clintons 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 Clintons 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 Clinton Email Scandal Song

    08/14/2015 1:26:47 PM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11 March, 2015 | Funnin Gunnin
    This is a parody song about the Hillary Clinton email scandal. It is only one and a half minutes. I thought freepers would enjoy it. I did. Link to YouTube Hillary Clinton Email Scandal SongIt starts with this line: "Goodbye Hillary, Will you ever prove it all that you had your own email, or keep them for yourself?" The keeper line: "It seems to me that you lived your life like a scandal in the wind..."
  • Email scandal exposes Hillary's casual disregard for national security

    08/14/2015 6:10:08 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 24 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 08/13/2015 | Staff
    Scandal: Thanks to the State Department's release of Hillary Clinton emails, we now know she was more interested in how to permanently delete her emails than in protecting highly classified national security secrets.
  • Will Huma Abedin Survive the Clinton Scandal Vortex?

    08/13/2015 7:29:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    National Review ^ | 08/13/2015 | Brenda Bordelon
    It was probably inevitable that the woman always at Hillary Clintons side would one day be sucked into the vortex of suspicion and scandal surrounding the Democratic presidential frontrunner. For top Clinton aide Huma Abedin, that day seems to have arrived. Though rumors of impropriety have swirled around Abedin for over two years, in the past two weeks theyve snowballed into concrete allegations. Last week, the State Department inspector general claimed that the trusted Clinton confidant owes the government nearly $10,000 for violating rules regarding vacation and sick leave. And in court on Monday, Hillary Clinton admitted Abedin had an...
  • Hillary Clinton's Emails: 69% Want Special Prosecutor To Investigate

    07/31/2015 1:37:25 PM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 15 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 07/31/2015 | John Merline
    Fully 69% of those following the Hillary Clinton email scandal want the Justice Department to appoint a special prosecutor to determine whether she mishandled classified information on the private email account she used while secretary of state, according to the latest IBD/TIPP Poll.
  • Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds finally finds place to stay for the night (Chicago politics alert)

    07/31/2015 2:36:10 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 5 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | July 30, 2015 | Jon Seidel
    Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds couldnt tell a federal magistrate judge Thursday where he planned to live as he awaits trial on misdemeanor charges of failing to file tax returns for four consecutive years. Thats because of lifetime restrictions on his residency stemming from his conviction decades ago for having sex with an underage campaign worker. After shooting down two possibilities Thursday including a residence near a kids center in Bartlett and a Red Roof Inn in Indiana U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria Valdez told him to return to her courtroom and try again Friday afternoon. His new defense...
  • Swiss bank's donations to Clinton Foundation increased after Hillary intervention in IRS dispute

    07/30/2015 4:11:55 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 30, 2015
    Donations to the Clinton Foundation by Swiss bank UBS increased tenfold after Hillary Clinton intervened to settle a dispute with the IRS early in her tenure as secretary of state, according to a published report. According to the Wall Street Journal, total donations by UBS to the foundation grew from less than $60,000 at the end of 2008 to approximately $600,000 by the end of 2014. The Journal reports that the bank also lent $32 million through entrepreneurship and inner-city loan programs it launched in association with the foundation, while paying former President Bill Clinton $1.5 million to participate in...
  • Hillary Must Explain Her 2-Month Email Gap

    07/30/2015 3:35:27 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 36 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 07/29/2015 | Staff
    Scandal: Hillary Clinton assured the country in March that she had turned over every single work-related email from her private server. So why are there no emails for two months during a critical time at State?
  • Report: Tom Brady destroyed phone, suspension to be upheld

    07/28/2015 9:46:57 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 63 replies
    MSN ^ | 7/28/2015 | Steve Del Vecchio
    The NFL is going to reject Tom Bradys appeal and uphold the four-game suspension he is facing for his alleged role in Deflategate, according to one report. Stephen A. Smith said on ESPNs First Take Tuesday morning that a source told him Roger Goodell will not reduce or overturn Bradys suspension. Perhaps more shocking, Smith cited a separate source who told him Brady actually destroyed his own personal cell phone rather than just refusing to turn it over.
  • Another VA Scandal: GI Bill Funnels Taxpayer Money To Masturbation Classes, "Hate Churches" & More

    07/24/2015 4:25:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 7/24/15 | tyler durden
    Iraq War veteran David Rodriguez steps into a softly lit classroom at the Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco, crosses his legs and sits on a pillow in front of an altar decorated with a rope, a model of a penis and a statue of a Hindu god. Rodriguez, a retired Navy lieutenant commander who led an engineering battalion that dismantled roadside bombs, is here for a class on sexual bodywork. When instruction begins, he will join his classmates in practicing different forms of masturbation. They do vulva massage and penis massage and anal massage, said...
  • Obama says: Lets face it, the real IRS scandal is that they need more money

    07/24/2015 7:34:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/24/2015 | Guy Benson
    President Obama swung by The Daily Show earlier this week and was challenged by outgoing host Jon Stewart over government incompetence on his watch. Pressed on prominent instances of malfeasance and ineptitude that have plagued the federal bureaucracy during his administration — from the VA wait list scandal, to the catastrophic OPM hack, to the IRS targeting affair — Obama breezily dismissed the latter example as a non-scandal, chalking it up to Congress writing “crummy” laws that were merely implemented “poorly and stupidly.” The Washington Times reports: President Obama defended the IRS Tuesday in an interview with “Daily Show”...
  • US Marshall employee(s) caught having sex on Federal courthouse roof

    07/10/2015 6:15:52 PM PDT · by apoliticalone · 28 replies
    CBS Pittsburgh ^ | 7-10-15 | CBS
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) The U.S. Marshals Service says one of its employees was photographed having sex on the roof of a federal courthouse in Pennsylvania. A resident of a nearby apartment building who was concerned that there was a security breach snapped the pictures this week and sent them to WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, which alerted authorities. U.S. Marshal Martin J. Pane issued a statement Thursday confirming the employees involvement. He said the matter is under investigation.
  • Yes, Clinton lied about her emails (she accidentally altered them before turning them over)

    07/01/2015 11:28:35 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 25 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | July 1, 2015
    It is rare for news events, even as momentous as the past week's, to drown out absolute proof that a candidate for president has lied willfully to the public and Congress. Yet precisely such proof has emerged, and it has appeared not only in this newspaper but also in The New York Times (albeit with a headline designed not to draw attention). Americans learned this spring that Hillary Clinton, in contravention of federal records rules and current law, conducted all her State Department business using a private email address, housed in a server at her home in Westchester County, N.Y....
  • Jerome R. Corsi : Clintons 'could Enron major accounting firm'

    06/15/2015 7:40:18 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 16 replies
    WND ^ | June 15, 2015 | Jerome R. Corsi
    A respected Wall Street analyst who has been investigating the Clinton Foundations finances alleges the Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers was a willing participant in a scheme by the Clintons and their associates to become personally enriched by the foundation, a crime known as inurement. Charles Ortel, a frequent guest on Bloomberg television and a contributor to the Washington Times and others, says in a draft report that he found the PWC accounting work product for 2013 is riddled with uncorrected errors and falsehoods as well as procedural defects so severe he has raised the possibility the Clinton Foundation might...