Daily Commentary – Tuesday, October 6, 2015 – Are Democrats Getting Exactly What They Want With the Speculation About Biden and Others?
- Some say they are because it’s deflecting attention from Hillary’s problems
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215 More Hillary Clinton Emails, Now More than 400, Marked Classified In Latest State Department Email Dump
THE HILLARY EMAIL/PRIVATE SERVER SCANDAL CONTINUES TO GET WORSE AND WORSE ...
The State Department conducted another Hillary Clinton email document dump and low and behold, even more emails marked classified have turned up. According to the Politico, the number of emails now considered classified total more than 400, with three of the 215 newly classified documents marked as SECRET, the middle tier of the national security classification system. But I thought Hillary said she had done nothing wrong? With all of this, how on Earth is this woman still a viable candidate to be President of the United States?
Nothing here folks, I’s a Clinton, what did you expect?
The controversy over Hillary Clinton’s use of personal email while she was secretary of state is showing no signs of easing, as the number of messages now deemed classified doubled with the State Department’s latest release and as more details emerged about the potential vulnerability of her account.
The number of emails now considered classified total more than 400, with three of the 215 newly classified documents marked as SECRET — the middle tier of the national security classification system. While Clinton has maintained that she never received or forwarded messages that were marked classified at the time, critics have argued that the use of a private email account and server put her in a precarious position when dealing with sensitive materials.
In another blow to the Clinton campaign’s “nothing to see here” narrative, the latest release shows that hackers targeted her personal email at least five times in August 2011, as part of a widespread speeding ticket hoax. It’s not clear if Clinton ever clicked on what appeared to be virus-laden attachments that security experts say seem to have originated in Russia. Clinton and her surrogates have argued there is no evidence her “home brew” email system was ever compromised.
More from Hot Air, its only a matter of time before the State Department distances itself from Clinton, but the rest of the Obama administration. It will be interesting to see what the White House does once and if Joe Biden enters the presidential race. Hillary will have bus tire marks on her pant suit.
State’s action in classifying this data is rather telling. Other e-mails have been classified above that level by demand from intelligence agencies and the FBI, but State has pushed back against those decisions on Hillary’s behalf. That has allowed Hillary’s defenders to try to muddy the waters by talking about overclassification as the real problem in this scandal, rather than Hillary’s use of an unsecured communications system to send and receive sensitive data relating to national security — including satellite-derived intel on North Korea’s nukes, which no one doubts should be highly classified. The decision by State to classify these as SECRET undermines that argument significantly.
Plus, now we find out that extremely sensitive diplomatic data on the Iranian nuclear negotiations may as well have been on Hotmail. I’m sure that will bolster trust among our allies about our ability to protect discussions held in confidence with our diplomatic personnel.
THANKS HILLARY CLINTON FOR PUTTING AMERICA AT RISK FOR YOUR SELFISH PURPOSES.
EMAIL-GATE CONTINUES TO GET WORSE FOR HILLARY CLINTON … The AP is reporting that Russian linked hackers tried at least 5 times to break into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. It turns out that the hackers knew Hillary Clinton was using a private email account that they tried a phishing attempt on her private email in the form of a phony speeding ticket. Unbelievable, this is what happens when you have a private email account with no security measures. Had these emails been on a government server, it would all but be assured that they would have never gotten through cyber security.
Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times to pry into Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email account while she was US secretary of state, emails released Wednesday show.
It is unclear, however, if she clicked on any attachment and exposed her account.
Clinton received the infected emails, disguised as speeding tickets, over four hours early on the morning of August 3, 2011.
The emails instructed recipients to print the attached tickets, which would have allowed hackers to take control of their computers.
Security researchers who analyzed the malicious software in September 2011 said that infected computers would transmit information from victims to at least three server computers overseas, including one in Russia.
But the phishing attempts highlight the risk of Clinton’s unsecure email being pried open by foreign intelligence agencies, even if others also received the virus concealed as a speeding ticket from Chatham, New York. The email misspelled the name of the city, came from a supposed New York City government account and contained a “Ticket.zip” file that would have been a red flag.
Most commercial antivirus software at the time would have detected the software, identified it as dangerous and prevented users from infecting themselves. It was unclear if the State Department’s network security would have flagged the infected message, or what precautions were in place protecting Clinton’s server in the basement of her home in Chappaqua.
Hillary Clinton Hits the Sunday Talk Shows as Her Poll Numbers Tank … Uses Victimhood Excuse Again and the Vast Rightwing Conspiracy
NOT ONLY IS HILLARY CLINTON’S CAMPAIGN OLD AND TRIED, SO ARE HER POLITICAL EXCUSES …
The buck certainly does not stop with Hillary … Why would anyone vote for Hillary Clinton when all she does is blame every one else for her troubles, scandals and woe? With her poll numbers tanking and the once sure-fire Democrat presidential nominee in serious trouble, Hillary took to the Sunday Talk shows to tell the people she is trustworthy and transparent. However, NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ Chuck Todd presented Clinton with a montage of her political flip-flops for political expediency. Not only does she blame the IT folks and her lawyers for dealing with her emails, she also brought up her old favorite … her email scandal is a right-wing conspiracy. Good grief Hillary, go back to the 90′s.
How can the United States ever elect such a dishonest individual as president? Its bad enough the American people don’t trust politicians, but Hillary may just be the face of that establishment, say anything for a vote, pander to the people politician.
Meet the Press host Chuck Todd set the stage for Hillary to explain her flip flops over the decades by showing a montage of clips from yesteryear. Hillary, clearly prepared for the video and the line of questioning, assured Todd that her flip flops are not political expediency but are instead the same as Obama’s “evolution” on issues. Watch:
The goal here, I think, is to let her address the issues that matter to the Democrat base—her Iraq war vote, same-sex “marriage,” and the Keystone pipeline—and get them out of the way so she can move forward without them hanging over her head. What better way to sell this than as the same moves Obama made with such success among the party’s base?
Other segments of the interview didn’t go quite as well for Hillary (here’s the transcript of the interview). Her claims of victimhood (that vast rightwing conspiracy yet again), transparency, and ignorance didn’t sit well with many viewers, including Ron Fournier of The National Journal and Andrew Stiles of The Washington Free Beacon.
NBC/WSJ Poll: Donald Trump & Ben Carson Lead GOP Race … Hillary Clinton Loses Ground to Bernie Sanders
THE GOP OUTSIDERS LEAD THE PRESIDENTIAL POLLS …
A new NBC/WSJ poll has some interesting trends on both sides of the aisle. On the Republican side, 3 of the 4 leaders of the pack are political outsiders. The poll has Donald Trump at number one with 21%, Ben Carson a close second with 20% and Carly Fiorino and Sen. Marco Rubio with 11%. So why has Ben Carson closed the gap on The Donald? Could it possibly be as opined by Pamela Gellar that, “the emperor has no clothes, and Carson was the only one brave enough to say it, to violate the sharia (‘do not criticize Islam’).” Of course it was Donald Trump who brought the issue of illegals to the political conversation. For some reason establishment candidates have an issue in discussing and taking a stand on the issues that matter to “We the People”.
With the Democrats, scandal plagued Hillary Clinton still leads socialist Bernie Sanders, bit only by a 7% with yet to announce Joe Biden in the race. As Clinton poll numbers tank, she was forced to take to the Sunday talk shows and try to tell the American people that she has been transparent. LOL!!! However, if and when Biden ever does announce his presidential run, the Democrat polls will completely have a shake up with most likely Biden being on top. Imagine that, crazy uncle Joe Biden is the savior of the party.
Donald Trump and Ben Carson are running neck and neck in the national Republican presidential horserace, while Carly Fiorina is now tied for third place with Marco Rubio, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
And on the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton has lost ground to Bernie Sanders — she leads him by just seven points with Joe Biden in the race, and 15 points without the vice president. That’s down from Clinton’s 34-point lead over Sanders in July and her whopping 60-point lead in June.
In the GOP race, Trump is the first choice of 21 percent of Republican primary voters — followed by Carson at 20 percent and Rubio and Fiorina tied at 11 percent each.
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BERN BABY, BERN … WOW … SANDERS LEADS CLINTON BY 16 POINTS IN NEW HAMPSHIRE!!!
According to a recent CNN/WMUR poll, self-proclaimed Socialist Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton 46% to 30% in the Granite state. SANDERS HAS A 16 PERCENTAGE POINT LEAD, ARE YOU KIDDING ME? I know it is early, but WOW!!! Clinton’s poll numbers continue to tank amid her email/private server scandal. As the PJ Tatler opines, Hillary Clinton is not even winning woman in New Hampshire. I would appear that the Hillary Clinton is not a sure bet to be the Democrat nominee and its only a matter of time before Joe Biden announced his presidential run so that the Donkey party does not have a 74 year old socialist representing them in a general presidential election in 2016.
Full poll results can be seen HERE.
Sanders has the backing of nearly half of those who say they plan to vote in the first-in-the-nation Democratic primary next year — 46% support him — while just 30% say they back Clinton. Another 14% say they would support Biden, 2% former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, 1% former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb, and less than half of 1% back former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee or Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig.
Clinton trails Sanders across most demographic groups, with broad gender and ideology divides bolstering Sanders’ run. He holds 56% of male Democratic voters compared with just 20% who back her, while the two are much closer among women, 39% back Sanders, 37% Clinton. Likewise, Sanders holds a 56% to 30% lead among liberals, versus a 37% to 31% race among moderates.
Hillary Clinton Praises Barack Obama’s US-Iran Nuclear Deal as Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei Says Israel Will Not Be Alive in 25 Years
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei proclaims Israel will not exist in 25 years …
On the very day that Hillary Clinton made a public speech and embraced Barack Obama’s Iranian nuclear deal, the Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei proclaimed that Israel will not be in existence in 25 years. Khamenei further went on to say, “God willing there will be nothing left of the Zionist regime in 25 years. Meanwhile, the heroic jihadi Islamic spirit will not leave the Zionists in peace for a second.”
Well thanks to Barack Obama and the anti-Semite Democrats, the Ayatollah’s wish just may become a reality. Honestly, who is the hell in their right mind would support a treaty that would allow Iran access to nukes and in some cases of this hideous agreement, actually have Iran self-inspect themselves. ARE YOU FRIGGING KIDDING ME!!! Sorry folks, but this is the last straw with this president and Democrats who put party ahead of country and the world. You have to be a sick and ignorant SOB to actually believe that Iran could be trusted to do anything that they saw. There is no trust and verify with the fanatical Islamic leaders of Iran, they should not even be dealt with to even verify anything with. As for the Democrat politicians who are Jews, like Debbie Wasserman-Schultz and her ilk, that actually support this terrible treaty, I guess you would have lead your own people into Hitler’s gas chambers as well.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei described Israel as a “fake” regime, and said there won’t be any Israel in 25 years from now.
“Some of the Zionists have said that given the results of the nuclear negotiations (between Tehran and the world powers), they have been relieved of concerns about Iran for 25 years, but we tell them that basically, you will not see the next 25 years and with God’s grace, nothing under the name of the Zionist regime will exist in the region by then,” Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing a large number of Iranians in Tehran on Wednesday.
He added that the heroic spirit and morale of Muslim fighters will not let the Zionists feel comfort and tranquility in the next 25 years.
Elsewhere, Ayatollah Khamenei warned of the US endless enmity towards the Iranian nation, and said even after the nuclear agreement, whose fate is not yet clear in Iran and the US, the Americans have been hatching plots and approving a bill in the congress against Iran.
He described national might as the only way to end the US plots, and said a strong economy, growing scientific progress and maintaining and reinvigorating the revolutionary spirit and morale of the people, specially the youth, are among ways to boost national might and power.
Ayatollah Khamenei reiterated the need for vigilance against the US plots to influence Iran, and said Tehran had only entered negotiations with Washington just on the nuclear issue “and we will not negotiate with the US in other fields”.
Yeah Hillary, wait until these saps see my Iranian nuclear deal after they foolishly elect me for a second term
This is a regime that wants to wipe Israel off the face of the Earth and the United States. And with Obama’s Iran nuclear deal, this delusional, poor excuse for a president is about to unfreeze $100 billion back to an Islamist regime, a state sponsor of terrorism to do whatever they want with this money.
In essence, the second worst president in history, Jimmy Carter, created the Islamic terrorist state of Iran and now the worst president in American history, Barack Obama, is giving Iran the means to put forth their means of extermination. UNREAL.
Last night in an interview with ABC News Hillary Clinton made a formal apology for the use of her private emails while she was Secretary of State. But Ron Fournier of National Journal brings up some very important questions, like what is it exactly tat you are apologizing for? In his article Ron Fournier puts forth numerous questions that Hillary Clinton must answer.
“I’m sorry about that,” Hillary Rodham Clinton said six years after seizing control of government email and after six months of denying wrongdoing. Just this week, it took three different interviews in four days for her to beg the puniest of pardons: “I do think I could have and should have done a better job answering questions earlier.”
You think? By any objective measure, the Democratic presidential front-runner has responded to her email scandal with deflection and deception, shredding her credibility while giving a skeptical public another reason not to trust the institutions of politics and government.
An apology doesn’t fix that. An apology also doesn’t answer the scandal’s most important questions.
1. While apologizing in an ABC interview on Tuesday, you said, “What I had done was allowed, it was above board.” You must know by now that while the State Department allowed the use of home computers in 2009, agency rules required that email be secured. Yours was not. Just nine months into your term, new regulations required that your emails be captured on department servers. You stashed yours on a home-brewed system until Congress found out. Why not admit you violated policy? Why do you keep misleading people?
Suddenly the smartest woman in the world has no answers
Below are some of the questions being put forth that Hillary Clinton needs to answer with regarding to her email scandal. If she does not, she should not even be considered to be president if she failed the American people so as Secretary of State. Read the full article HERE.
2. If what you did was “above board,” then you wouldn’t object to all executive branch officials at every level of government and from both parties storing their email on private servers – out of the public’s reach. Tell me how that wouldn’t subvert the federal Freedom of Information Act and “sunshine laws” in every state?
3. If what you did was “allowed,” then you wouldn’t object to all executive branch officials at every level of government and from both parties using secret servers to shield themselves from legislative oversight. Wouldn’t that undermine the legislative branch’s constitutional authority? Wouldn’t it lead to more political corruption?
5. Who authorized the deletion of 31,000 emails from your server? Who carried it out? Were they approved to review and secure classified documents?
18. If the FBI finds you improperly handled classified information, but does not charge you with a crime, will you maintain that you did nothing wrong? (Yes, ma’am, that is a hypothetical, but so is a presidential candidacy. Please answer.)
HILLARY CLINTON TRIES HER BEST ATTEMPT AS BEING BRENDA LEE, I’M SORRY, SO SORRY …
After repeatedly stating that she has done nothing wrong and refusing to apologize, Hillary Clinton has been forced to make a sort of apology as she sees her poll numbers fall. In an interview last night with ABC News, Hillary Clinton apologized saying, it was a “mistake” and that she is “sorry” for it. Let’s face it, the only reason why she is coming out and doing this is because her political campaign to be the Democrat nominee for president in 2016 is in serious trouble. Her flip and arrogant responses to her email scandal has caused socialist Bernie Sanders to be a viable candidate and VP Joe Biden possibly entering the race.
“I do think I could have and should have done a better job answering questions earlier. I really didn’t perhaps appreciate the need to do that,” the democratic presidential candidate told Muir in an exclusive interview in New York City. “What I had done was allowed, it was above board. But in retrospect, as I look back at it now, even though it was allowed, I should have used two accounts. One for personal, one for work-related emails. That was a mistake. I’m sorry about that. I take responsibility.”
But as Powerline opines, sorry is sometimes the tardiest word for Hillary, especially after she has continually denied she had done anything wrong and up until this past weekend refused to apologize for her actions. We are sorry Hillary Clinton, you don’t just get to do a 180 and now say you are sorry after deceiving America and putting us at risk with your non-transparent and dangerous behavior. The sole reason for any of this is her drop in the polls, nothing more. Let’s face it, you don’t get a second, third and fourth chance to show that you are an honest person and not a bold faced liar. That is unless you are a Democrat and Hillary Clinton with the MSM.
I’m sorry, so sorry
That I was such a fool
I didn’t know
Love could be so cruel
EXIT QUESTION: Do you think the panic is starting to set in with the Hillary Camp that she may be in real, real political trouble?
Just a Distraction, Eh? A Second Review of Hillary Clinton’s Emails Says Classified Information Was in the Emails
A SECOND REVIEW CONFIRMS THAT THERE WAS CLASSIFIED INFO IN HILLARY CLINTON’S EMAILS ON PRIVATE SERVER …
From The New York Times, a special intelligence review of two emails that Hillary Rodham Clinton received as secretary of state on her personal account, including one about North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, has endorsed a finding by the IG for the intelligence agencies that the emails contained highly classified information. The review concluded the emails were “Top Secret” when they were sent to Clinton in 2009 and 2011. So much for this being just a distraction and something that was allowed by a Secretary of State, as Hillary Clinton and her minions would tell us. But this is just a right-wing conspiracy. No Hillary, it is a crime and if there is any fairness or justice in this country, you will be found guilty and made to pay for your crimes.
Honestly, how could anyone be Secretary of State and be so loose with confidential and private information like North Korean nuclear weapons programs? How could anyone in good conscience actually vote for this woman to be president knowing she purposely did this and is a liar? Hillary is not going to be able to shake this scandal because she is up to her neck in it.
It all depends on what
is classified information, is
A special intelligence review of two emails that Hillary Rodham Clinton received as secretary of state on her personal account — including one about North Korea’s nuclear weapons program — has endorsed a finding by the inspector general for the intelligence agencies that the emails contained highly classified information when Mrs. Clinton received them, senior intelligence officials said.
Mrs. Clinton’s presidential campaign and the State Department disputed the inspector general’s finding last month and questioned whether the emails had been overclassified by an arbitrary process. But the special review — by the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency — concluded that the emails were “Top Secret,” the highest classification of government intelligence, when they were sent to Mrs. Clinton in 2009 and 2011.
On Monday, the Clinton campaign disagreed with the conclusion of the intelligence review and noted that agencies within the government often have different views of what should be considered classified.
Mrs. Clinton’s work-related emails from when she was secretary of state are slowly being released by the State Department.
Many tweets from Twitchy regarding Hillary claiming she has done nothing wrong, yet the feds say she most certainly did.
What people need to remember with regards to the classified information that is being found in Hillary Clinton’s emails is twofold. One, she purposely deleted the worst of the worst. Two, the classified emails being found now are based upon sampling. Imagine what they would find if every one was reviewed?