Thursday, May 26, 2016

Violation

***State Dept. finds that Hillary Clinton Violated Government Records Act.

Anybody with half a brain knew she did, they just made it official. Having said that, I won't hold my breath waiting for her to be held accountable. You know what would happen to any Republican if they did the same thing. They would be jailed, and rightly so. But she's a woman, a Democrat, and a Clinton. I don't understand what it is about her that makes her so slippery and able to escape the prosecution she so richly deserves, but there it is.

Politico reports that the State Department inspector general has concluded that Hillary Clinton violated State’s recordkeeping protocols. The finding is contained in a much anticipated report provided to Congress today. Significantly, the report also reveals that Clinton and her top aides at State — Cheryl Mills, Jake Sullivan, Huma Abedin, and possibly others — refused to cooperate with the IG’s investigation despite the IG’s requests that they submit to interviews. The report is devastating, although it transparently strains to soften the blow. For example, it concludes that State’s “longstanding systemic weaknesses” in recordkeeping “go well beyond the tenure of any one Secretary of State.” Yet, it cannot avoid finding that Clinton’s misconduct is singular in that she, unlike her predecessors, systematically used private e-mail for the purpose of evading recordkeeping requirements.
 
There must be something to this if Politico is reporting it. They are certainly no friend to conservatives. Guess we'll just have to wait and see if there is any fallout. It amazes me that she still has so many who support her. 
 
***IRS took $43 million from Americans under "structuring" law without evidence. The IRS needs to be completely disbanded. It is hopelessly corrupt.
 
In 2012, two armed IRS agents went to the farm of Randy Sowers, a dairy farmer for over three decades, to notify him that the IRS had seized the business’ bank account, which held more than $60,000. The agents told Sowers the IRS had done so because of structuring laws.
When an individual conducts a cash transaction in excess of $10,000, according to federal law, the bank must file a currency transaction report with the Treasury Department. It is unlawful for an individual to break up or “structure” cash deposits into amounts below $10,000 to avoid federal currency reporting.
“At that point, I had never before heard the term ‘structuring,’ and I had no idea that depositing cash in the bank could even potentially be a federal crime,” Sowers said. “Nobody from the bank or the government warned me that under-$10,000 bank deposits could lead to the seizure of our bank account. Indeed, nobody from the government contacted me about our bank deposits until after they seized our bank account.”

This is a blatant abuse of power.

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A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader.
Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, February 12, 1779
 



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