Americans Completely Distrust Their Government … 19% Say They Trust the Government Always or Most of the Time


According to a recent Pew Center poll,  just 19% say they can trust the government always or most of the time, among the lowest levels in the past half-century. I would actually question who those 19% are that think they can trust the government that much in this day and age. What is sad and has become a commonplace view by many Americans is that most Americans fell that elected officials put their own ambitions and power ahead of the country. Currently, Republicans are nearly three times as likely as Democrats (12%) to say they are angry with the government. Of course that is the case because Democrats follow Obama in lockstep and the Republican voters are upset that they have a bunch of gutless elected House and Senate members who made promises to get elected and once in power have done nothing but make excuses.

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A year ahead of the presidential election, the American public is deeply cynical about government, politics and the nation’s elected leaders in a way that has become quite familiar.

Currently, just 19% say they can trust the government always or most of the time, among the lowest levels in the past half-century. Only 20% would describe government programs as being well-run. And elected officials are held in such low regard that 55% of the public says “ordinary Americans” would do a better job of solving national problems.

Currently, 22% say they are “angry” at the federal government; 57% are “frustrated,” and 18% say they are “basically content.” These sentiments have changed little over the past year, but two years ago – during the partial government shutdown – a record 30% expressed anger at government.

The share of Republicans and Republican leaners saying they are angry with the government is not as high as in October 2013 (32% now, 38% then). Nonetheless, Republicans are nearly three times as likely as Democrats (12%) to say they are angry with the government. And among politically engaged Republicans and Democrats – those who vote frequently and follow politics on a regular basis – the gap is nearly four-to-one (42% to 11%).

Among both Democrats and Republicans, large majorities say they can seldom, if ever, trust the federal government (89% of Republicans, 72% of Democrats). While trust in government among Republicans has varied widely depending on whether a Republican or Democrat is in the White House, Democrats’ views have shown far less change.

Remember America, this is your government and you elected them. Vote them out if you are so dissatisfied. Obviously, a Democrat or Republican is not going to vote for the other parties candidate, but you can toss the establishment candidates of both parties out on their collective ears in the primaries.

FBI Director Comey Admits the United States CANNOT Vet All Syrian Refugees (VIDEO)


FBI Director James Comey testified earlier this week during a House Committee on a Homeland Security hearing on Wednesday that the federal government DOES NOT have the ability to conduct thorough background checks on all of the 10,000 Syrian refugees that the Obama administration says will be allowed to come to the United States. As an aside, the 10,000 refugees is just the tip of the iceberg of the 100,000 that Obama wants to lets waltz into the United States.

“You can only query what you’ve collected. And with respect with Iraqi databases, we had far more because of our country’s work there for a decade. This is a different situation.”

Who are you going to believe regarding the vetting process and homeland security, the FBI or a known liar like Barack Obama and his cronies in the DOJ?

On 21 October 2015, FBI director James Comey said during a House Committee on a Homeland Security hearing on Wednesday that the federal government does NOT have the ability to conduct thorough background checks on all of the 10,000 Syrian refugees that the Obama administration says will be allowed to come to the United States.

“We can only query against that which we have collected,” Comey said in response to a line of questioning from Mississippi Representative Bennie Thompson.

“And so if someone has never made a ripple in the pond in Syria in a way that would get their identity or their interest reflected in our database, we can query our database until the cows come home, but there will be nothing show up because we have no record on that person.”

Second IT Company Datto Inc. Agrees to Give Clinton’s Server Data to FBI


DRIP, DRIP, DRIP … And the Hillary Clinton email/private server scandal keeps on coming. Just when you thought there was only one IT company involved in Hillary Clinton’s email server, there now appears to be another. Datto Inc., an IT company based in Norwalk, CT, has become the second firm to get caught up in the Hillary email/server scandal. The Connecticut based company to provide Hillary’s server data to the FBI. Hmm, remember when it was said that Hillary’s server was wiped/scrubbed clean? Not so fast. As Doug Powers at Michelle opines, maybe Val the bartender can explain to Hillary how her secure emails got in the Cloud.

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 … So you see, data is stored in the Cloud

Hillary Clinton hired a Connecticut company to back up her emails on a “cloud” storage system, and her lawyers have agreed to turn whatever it contains over to the FBI, a personal familiar with the situation said Tuesday.

The disclosure came as a Republican Senate committee chairman, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, also asked the firm to turn over to the committee copies of any Clinton emails still in its possession.

There were conflicting accounts as to whether the development could lead to recovery of any of Clinton’s more than 31,000 personal emails, which she said she deleted from her private server upon turning over her work-related emails to the State Department, at its request, in December 2014.

Datto Inc., based in Norwalk, Conn., became the second data storage firm to become entangled in the inquiry into Clinton’s unusual email arrangement, which has sparked a furor that has dogged her campaign. In August, Clinton and the firm that had managed her server since June 2013, Colorado-based Platte River Networks, agreed to surrender it for examination by the FBI.

On Friday, Clinton’s attorney, David Kendall, and Platte River agreed to allow Datto to turn over the data from the backup server to the FBI, said the person familiar with Datto’s storage, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the matter.

Oh what a tangled web we weave, when we practice to deceive. But of course Hillary Clinton will tell you that she is the most transparent individual ever. More from McClatchy DC.

Several weeks ago, Platte River employees discovered that her private server was syncing with an offsite Datto server, he said

When Datto acknowledged that was the case, a Platte River employee replied in an email: “This is a problem.”

Johnson said that “Datto apparently possessed a backup of the server’s contents since June 2013.”

Upon that discovery, Platte River “directed Datto to not delete the saved data and worked with Datto to find a way to move the saved information . . . back to Secretary Clinton’s private server.”

The letter also noted that Platte River employees were directed to reduce the amount of email data being stored with each backup. Late this summer, Johnson wrote, a Platte River employee took note of this change and inquired whether the company could search its archives for an email from Clinton Executive Service Corp. directing such a reduction in October or November 2014 and then again around February, advising Platte River to save only emails sent during the most recent 30 days.

Those reductions would have occurred after the State Department requested that Clinton turn over her emails.

Hillary Clinton Hits the Sunday Talk Shows as Her Poll Numbers Tank … Uses Victimhood Excuse Again and the Vast Rightwing Conspiracy


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.

Full Meet the Press transcript.

From Legal Insurrection:

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.

Hillary Clinton Forced to Say She is Sorry Regarding Private Emails/Server as Her Poll Numbers Fall


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.

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“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?

Hillary Clinton Still Unapologetic Regarding Email/Server Scandal … “What I Did Was Allowed”


In an interview with the Associated Press during a Labor Day campaign swing through Iowa, Hillary Clinton remained unapologetic regarding the use of her private emails and server while she conducted work as the Secretary of State. She claimed “what I did was allowed” and that this was nothing more than a “distraction.” REALLY, so the feds investigate things that are allowed and distractions? NO, WHAT YOU DID WAS A CRIME.  Also, her drop in the polls is a direct result of her scandals. Hillary also said that she plans to reintroduce herself to the American people. How does that go Hillary, no my name isn’t Hillary Rob ‘em Clinton and I am not a complete lying sack of garbage? Something like that? She cannot even admit the truth that her campaign has been hurt be the email/server scandal. How else would you explain that self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders now leads her in New Hampshire and when voters are asked what words best describes Hillary Clinton, they say liar.

Sorry, this woman belongs in leg-irons, not the presidency.

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Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday she does not need to apologize for using a private email account and server while at the State Department because “what I did was allowed.”

In an interview with The Associated Press during a Labor Day campaign swing through Iowa, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination also said the lingering questions about her email practices while serving as President Barack Obama’s first secretary of state have not damaged her campaign.

“Not at all. It’s a distraction, certainly,” Clinton said. “But it hasn’t in any way affected the plan for our campaign, the efforts we’re making to organize here in Iowa and elsewhere in the country. And I still feel very confident about the organization and the message that my campaign is putting out.”

Yet even in calling the inquiry into how she used email as the nation’s top diplomat a distraction, Clinton played down how it has affected her personally as a candidate.

“As the person who has been at the center of it, not very much,” Clinton said. “I have worked really hard this summer, sticking to my game plan about how I wanted to sort of reintroduce myself to the American people.”

As she has often said in recent weeks, Clinton told AP it would have been a “better choice” for her to use separate email accounts for her personal and public business. “I’ve also tried to not only take responsibility, because it was my decision, but to be as transparent as possible,” Clinton said.

Part of that effort, Clinton said, is answering any questions about her email “in as many different settings as I can.” She noted she has sought for nearly a year to testify before Congress about the issue, and that she is now slated to do so in October.

The one-on-one interview with AP was the second for Clinton in the past four days. On Friday, she did not apologize for using a private email system when asked directly by NBC, “Are you sorry?” Asked Monday by the AP why she won’t directly apologize, Clinton said: “What I did was allowed. It was allowed by the State Department. The State Department has confirmed that.

“I did not send or receive any information marked classified,” Clinton said. “I take the responsibilities of handling classified materials very seriously and did so.”

Clinton’s efforts to address the email issue comes as her chief rival for the Democratic nomination, independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, exits the summer surging in still-quite-early public opinion polls and drawing massive crowds to his rallies and events.

If Hillary Clinton was a Republican the MSM would be calling for her to be put in the stocks.

Quinnipiac Poll: The Words ‘Liar and Dishonest’ Most Used to Describe Hillary Clinton … Marco Rubio Says She is “An Experienced Liar”


According to a recent Quinnipiac poll, the words “liar” and “dishonest” were most frequently used when individuals were asked to describe Democrat front runner for the 2016  presidential nomination, Hillary Clinton. Well if the shrew fits, wear it. Oh wait, does that mean that the Hillary Clinton goon squad is going to descend down on those people for saying these kind of things? But quite honestly, what words are there that best describe Hillary but a liar and dishonest? Maybe serial fabricator? We might also want to add to the list of words, phony, deceiver and misleader. BUT LIAR PRETTY MUCH SAYS IT ALL.

Sorry, this woman came into the race with baggage from the past, now it appears that the email/server scandal and the lie after lie after lie is just too much for anyone to stomach.

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Okay, so I am a liar, what’s it to you?

The most frequent words that come to mind when Americans think about Hillary Clinton are “liar” and “dishonest.” That’s according to a new national poll from Quinnipiac that asked more than 1500 registered voters to say the “first word” that comes to mind when they hear the Democratic presidential frontrunner’s name.

The most frequently mentioned word was “liar,” with 178 people mentioning the word. Next on the list are “dishonest” at 123 mentions and “untrustworthy” at 93 mentions. There were some positive words for Clinton mentioned frequently, including “experience” (82 mentions) and “strong” (59 mentions).

The same question was asked about Republicans Jeb Bush and Donald Trump. The most frequent word for Bush was “Bush” (136 mentions) followed far behind by “family” (70 mentions). Trump received much greater variance in the words used to describe him, with “arrogant” leading the pack with 58 mentions, followed by “blowhard” (38 mentions), idiot (35 mentions), and businessman and clown (34 mentions each).

It is almost impossible to believe that an individual could win a presidency, let alone a party nomination when the first thought in anyone’s mind to describe them is a liar.

UPDATE I: Rubio Plays Word Association Game With Hillary Clinton: ‘Desperate,’ ‘Panicked,’ ‘Experienced Liar.

Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) played the word association game Friday on Fox & Friends, saying the first words that came to mind when he thought of Hillary Clinton after her controversial remarks Thursday were “desperate,” “panicked” and “experienced liar.”

Clinton, under fire for comparing pro-life Republicans to terrorist groups, is also beset by the private email scandal that has dogged her since March. A Quinnipiac poll this week showed the top words voters associated her with were “liar,” “dishonest” and “untrustworthy.”

Fox host Elisabeth Hasselbeck asked Rubio, a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination and frequent target of Clinton’s rhetoric, to play the word association game as well and he didn’t mince words.

“Desperate,” he said. “Maybe panicked. Desperate. One of those words. They’re in a lot of trouble.”

Perv Josh Duggar Admits Cheating on Wife After Data Released in Ashley Madison Hack


Following the release of members data by hackers from the affair orientated web site, Ashley Madison, former reality TV star Josh Duggar admitted today that he had subscribed to the website and cheated on his wife. Really, you scumbag? If it wasn’t bad enough that Josh Duggar skated on molesting his sisters when he was a teen and was never punished for it, now we find out the one time executive director of the Family Research Council, who stepped down in disgrace, was a paying member on the adulterous website Ashley Madison and cheated on his lovely wife. This goes beyond hypocrite, YOU ARE A POS SCUMBAG!!!

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar on Thursday admitted cheating on his wife after reports that he had subscribed to the Ashley Madison affair website, apologizing for being “the biggest hypocrite ever.”

“While espousing faith and family values, I have been unfaithful to my wife,” Duggar, 27, a former campaigner for family values who appeared on the TLC show “19 Kids and Counting,” said in a statement posted on his family’s website.

“The last few years, while publicly stating I was fighting against immorality in our country I was hiding my own personal failures,” he added, calling himself the “biggest hypocrite ever.”

The Discovery Communications-owned network last month cancelled “19 Kids,” after disclosures in May that Duggar had sexually abused four of his sisters when he was a teenager, one of whom was under 10 years old at the time.

Duggar apologised in a statement, saying he “acted inexcusably,” and resigned from his job at Christian lobbying group Family Research Council.

In an earlier version of Duggar’s statement posted on the family’s website and reported by People magazine and Buzzfeed, he said “I have secretly over the last several years been viewing pornography on the internet and this became a secret addiction and I became unfaithful to my wife.”

Josh Duggar Spent $1000 on Ashley Madison Site?

People can ask for forgiveness and can be forgiven, however, there has to be remorse, true remorse, not the kind that one gets just because they are caught red handed with their hands in the cookie jar.

Hillary Clinton Email Scandal … 305 Emails with Potentially Classified Information and Counting

Remember when Hillary Clinton said not one classified email was on her private server? I guess is all depends on what the meaning of is, is.

The count is now up to 305 emails and counting with possible classified information that were on Hillary Clinton’s private email server. If this many emails have been flagged as potentially classified are the ones she turned over, imagine what the ones looked like that she deleted and then had her server scrubbed? The Washington Free Beacon is reporting that the Intelligence Community is angry and nervous about Clinton’s conduct.

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Scouts honor …

Intelligence officials assigned to review emails from Hillary Clinton’s server for classified information have so far recommended that 305 documents be referred to agencies for further consultation, according to a report filed with a federal judge Monday.

In court papers filed with U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras, the State Department updated its progress. It said that as of last Friday, Intelligence Community reviewers had completed a preliminary screening and determined that “out of a sample of approximately 20% of the Clinton emails,” the reviewers have “recommended 305 documents — approximately 5.1% — for referral to their agencies for consultation.”

In the filing, the government stressed that the process involves reviewers conducting “a preliminary screenings step” and determining whether a document should be referred back to an agency for consultation.

The FBI and the OIG’s office is not a partisan Republican political organization. They are the ones conducting this investigation. But Hillary just jokes about this scandal and calls it a right wing conspiracy. Doesn’t that sound familiar? Your excuses are getting lame Hillary.

Fox News Poll: Socialist Bernie Sanders Gains on Hillary Clinton But Trails by Wide Margin


In the most recent FOX News poll, self-proclaimed socialist Bernie Sanders has gained some ground on the presumptive Democrat nominee and ethically challenged Hillary Clinton, 49% to 30%. Although still trailing by a great deal, Sanders has shaved the lead by 10 percentage points as Sanders trailed by 29 in the Jul-2 Aug 15 poll, 51% to 22%. If Hillary Clinton’s struggles continue where the voters believe her to be a liar, it would be long before the socialist Sanders takes the lead in this poll as well. Sanders recently lead a Boston Herald/FPU poll by 7%.  Vice President Joe Biden is in third with 10%; however, that may change greatly in the near future if he decides to enter the presidential race as Hillary’s email and ethical challenges continue.

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EXIT QUESTION: Will support for Hillary Clinton continue to wane and will Joe Biden enter the race?


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