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Political Hyperbole: Screaming Matches in an Echo Chamber

I don’t know what you think, but as far as I’m concerned, the sharp elbows and obfuscation that have become pro forma here in DC have gotten exponentially worse now that jockeying for position in the presidential primary season has begun. 870 more words

Citizen Representatives in the Digital Age

America’s founding produced a truly unique form of government; that for all intents and purposes had never really been experienced anywhere else in the world before that time, or since then for that matter. 776 more words

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Hillary Clinton's email: 10 questions about whether her campaign is at risk

This is a pretty good summary from Politico.  My sense is that this is a very big problem and a real risk for her.

As a point of reference, earlier this year the FBI recommended bringing felony charges against former CIA Director David Petraeus for mishandling classified information. 165 more words

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Hillary says e-mail scandal is all political

By Tom Quiner

From the Des Moines Register this morning:

With Iowa Democrat Tom Harkin at her side as a validator, Hillary Clinton said Saturday in Iowa that the email controversy surrounding her is all political, it’s not a matter that interests voters, and it won’t be a shadow that hurts her in the general election. 

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Im-Politic: An Overlooked Clinton Email Scandal

I’m not a national security lawyer and lack any on-the-job military or intelligence experience. But I can’t help thinking that one of the biggest reasons to be outraged about the scandal stemming from Hillary Clinton’s handling of official emails as Secretary of State is being missed. 476 more words

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Hillary Server

Grandma Hillary Clinton would be going to “prison” if she were an “ordinary” person.

The FBI has reportedly taken “possession” of the emails on her… 304 more words

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DOJ Inaction Against Hillary Proves of Selective Prosecution in the United States

In April of this year, former CIA Director David Petraeus, one of the most accomplished military generals in our nation’s history, was prosecuted and sentenced to two years of probation plus a $100,000 fine for giving his biographer classified material while they were working on the book. 909 more words

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