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Sunday, October 30, 2016

Journalistic Topics


The Law

USC 18. Section 2071

Whoever willfully and unlawfully conceals, removes, mutilates, obliterates, or destroys, or attempts to do so, or, with intent to do so takes and carries away any record, proceeding, map, book, paper, document, or other thing, filed or deposited with any clerk or officer of any court of the United States, or in any public office, or with any judicial or public officer of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both. 

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. As used in this subsection, the term “office” does not include the office held by any person as a retired officer of the Armed Forces of the United States.” 

NOTE: It explicitly states "shall forfeit his office and be disqualified from holding any office under the United States."


We all know that Hillary and our betters set themselves above the law, so this may not matter.

WienerGate 

To say that the 2016 election is unprecedented is to understate the obvious. To suggest that the Democrat Party is regretting fixing their nomination for Hillary Clinton is also an understatement. Bernie Sanders might have pulled it off even though he was an old communist. He wasn't corrupt and he was sincere.

I don't think that Huma will take Anthony Weiner with her when she joins Hillary Clinton in exile - nor do I think that there is a seat for Anthony on Bill and Hillary's Gulfstream.


The funniest thing about all scandal is that all that Barack said about Hillary in 2008 when he ran against her was so absolutely correct. It may be one of the few times that he was proven to be accurate in his political career.
Trump called it: (Fox News) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump saw this coming from a mile away, fingering Weiner as a potential national security threat all the way back in August of 2015. “It came out that Huma Abedin knows all about Hillary’s private illegal emails,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Huma’s PR husband, Anthony Weiner, will tell the world.”
Fox News cited a law enforcement source: "The electronic device shared by Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and husband Anthony Weiner on which the FBI found more Clinton emails was a laptop and it contained tens-of-thousands of emails, a senior law enforcement official told Fox News on Saturday."

Maybe those include some of the 30,000 e-mails that Hillary Clinton "destroyed"... Will history show that disgraced former US Congressman and New York City mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner saved the republic (in a round-about way)?

We will have to wait and see.

If you look at the headline pages over at any of the Ministry of Truth outlets (NBC, ABC, CBS or CNN), there is scant coverage of the scandal. Then again, why would there be since they've avoided covering any of the Clinton scandals from the beginning.

WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks is getting ready to release yet more damning e-mails. Assange contends that the next round will land Hillary Clinton in custody - but such assertions have been made before and Clinton made good her escape on her broom. 

The WikiLeaks team has done more to pull back the curtain on the depth of corruption among the American political elites (and in their own words) than anything else possibly could. Even though the e-mail was hacked, we owe them a debt of gratitude. Whether or not we as a nation are able to do anything about removing the cancer is another issue entirely.

Investigative Journalism

The Virtual Mirage staff called the Clinton Campaign Headquarters in Los Angeles for a reaction to the current Weinergate scandal and spoke with Megan M., an official (or maybe just somebody who answered the phone). Megan said that they were very busy because of many calls from the press (and you know that VM is at the cutting edge of journalism). I said that I needed a quote.

Megan M.: I really don't know what to tell you. We think that the FBI is prejudiced against Mrs. Clinton.

VM: Did you think that in July when the FBI gave Mrs. Clinton a pass on her many security breaches and her sloppy handling of classified information?

Megan M.: No, back then we thought that they were being fair.

VM: What changed at the FBI?

Megan M.: Maybe the Republicans got to them? Maybe it has something to do with the fact that Mrs. Clinton is a woman.

VM: Are you suggesting that the vast right wing conspiracy has something to do with this?

Megan M.: I guess I am. I think that Trump and maybe George Bush are behind it.

There you have it.  Proof that Donald Trump and George Bush are to blame.

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26 comments:

  1. What is also truly interesting is what shows up in the email INBOX may also show up in the SENT box. And who might those persons be? Given Huma's connections to the Muslim Brotherhood, she may very well do more than 5 years in a federal lockup.

    I know, I know... my expectations may be completely unrealistic given the new found zealousness of Director Comey and the well established resistance of the DoJ to pursue criminal prosecutions of the political elites in DC.

    But let the search warrants, subpoenas and arrest warrants flow like milk and honey in Canaan. This is like waiting for Christmas morning so you can open all your presents. I can't wait to tear the wrapping off an indictment.

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    1. As WSF indicates below, Huma will be pardoned by Obama, or promoted by Hillary - depending on who wins.

      The problem with a pardon is that it must be for enumerated acts. And Barack could miss one.

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    2. LL, I want a Red Ryder arrest warrant.

      I promise I'll be careful...

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    3. No way, Sig. You'll shoot your eye out.

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    4. You have the warrant, Sig. Execute it.

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  2. Obama's legacy will be the yuge number of Presidential pardons as he leaves office.

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    1. He will pardon the people who could testify against him. I think that the rest will swing.

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    2. Depending on where they reside there might be state laws that were violated also. Plus there's always the civil lawsuits that may accrue depending on the person(s) or entities claiming damages.

      Once Trump or Judicial Watch, etc., gets their fingers into this pie I doubt that the Clintons, Lynch, Abedin, et al will have a days rest.

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    3. Obama can't pardon for a state offense. Only a federal offense.

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  3. One wonders 'what' they found... :-)

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    1. Sig suggests that Huma may have been e-mailing secrets to the Muslim Brotherhood. That would be horrible tradecraft, but Hillary did teach them all to be careless.

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  4. That's funny. I thought the Bushes were voting for Killary this election...
    I still don't believe anything will stop a fraudulent election, but I keep praying it will.
    Hubby commented that 'if Huma Abedeen did not use her hubby's laptop, then how many other computers could have thousands of emails on them?'

    Be safe and God bless.

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    1. I think it's "Tens of Thousands" of e-mails. But point well taken. Maybe they'll hold Weiner up as a scapegoat?

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    2. Oh, I think they will, yes, as soon as they think of it. It certainly wasn't Killary's fault.

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    3. I'm wondering if she mirrored all her emails to her smart phone which then forwarded them to the laptop. I used to do the same thing but just to my phone. Now I access the email server at work via my phone but the emails are not duplicated anywhere else. They stay resident on the server.

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  5. If there was ever any question about whether God exists and if He has a sense of humor it should be completely answered by a guy named Weiner bringing about the expose of the Clinton corruption

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  6. Great post, but aren't you missing something? It's Putin's fault.

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    1. Yeah, they whipped that one out of thin air.

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  7. 'Staff?' Virtual Mirage has a 'STAFF??!!' Wow, who knew! I'll bet you have a buxom Swede answering the VM phone, 'Bialistock und Bloom', or something else out of a Mel Brooks script.

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    1. I have a German Shepherd. Not the dog, the Oktoberfest girl with the low slung blouse and lederhosen - to celebrate the season.

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  8. Hillary Clinton and The Law: it's also against the law to take bribes/cash from foreign potentates, a felony. It's against the law to lie to the FBI, a felony (ask Martha Stewart). Murder is against the law (Vince Foster), for what it's worth.

    No, the law does not apply to Hillary Rodham Clinton, and especially some toothless statute like USC 18. Section 2071, hell, Hillary eats those laws for breakfast.

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    1. Murder, mayhem, and general skulduggery has been her hallmark all the while she protests that people are out to get her because "she's a woman". We don't know that she's used poison, but I wouldn't put it past her.

      Law - shmaw, she could care less, and her flying monkeys love her for it!

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  9. If it comes down to it, Hillary will use the Sander Berger defense. It was a "mistake" and she acted "sloppily". There was no intent to deceive.

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    1. But there are SO MANY LIES on tape that it's tough to do that. She continually sought to deceive. Not a good defense.

      If she's not president, she's finished. If she is president, she can legally pardon herself. Though that might result in a military junta.

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