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Just the tip of the iceberg of the Clintons’ bribe and war crimes machine: Hillary Clinton’s long relationship with Saudi Arabia.
On Christmas Eve in 2011, Hillary Clinton and her closest aides celebrated a $29.4 billion sale of over 80 F-15 fighter jets, manufactured by US-based Boeing Corporation, to Saudi Arabia. In a chain of enthusiastic emails, an aide exclaimed that it was “not a bad Christmas present.”
These are the very fighter jets the Saudis have been using to intervene in the internal affairs of Yemen since March 2015. A year later, at least 2,800 Yemeni civilians have been killed, mostly by airstrikes – and there is no end in sight. The indiscriminate Saudi strikes have killed journalists and ambulance drivers. They have hit the Chamber of Commerce, facilities supported by Médecins Sans Frontières (also known as Doctors Without Borders), a wedding hall, and a center for the blind. The attacks have also targeted ancient heritage sites in Yemen. International human rights organizations are saying that the Saudi-led strikes on Yemen may amount to war crimes.
During her tenure as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton made weapons transfers to the Saudi government a “top priority,” according to a new report published in The Intercept. While Clinton’s State Department was deeply invested in getting weapons to Saudi Arabia, the Clinton Foundation accepted millions of dollars in donations from both the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the weapons manufacturer Boeing. Christmas presents were being gifted all around.
Despite the brutal attacks on Yemen and egregious domestic human rights violations, Saudi Arabia remains the number one US ally in the Arab world.
So, the question about all these Hillary supporters is: Do they know this about her or don’t they read such news? And if they are unaware of how vile and corrupt she and Bill and their Foundation are, how many would still vote for her if they were well-informed?
Her main demographics are (low-info) blacks, women (who only care about discrimination against women), and corrupt affluent liberals. I think these people would still vote for Hillary if they knew about the extent and the gravity of how criminal she is. This underscores one of the main flaws with the American political system: most candidates who can manage to rise a bit in the only two corrupt political parties available are already such garbage of people – the good ones are not allowed to get anywhere.
Furthermore, look at the kind of world we have: one big mafia (the United States) sells horrendously lethal arms to another mafia (Saudi Arabia) that the latter uses to kill mostly destitute, innocent people who can’t escape the organized murder.
As it’s plain to see, the murder is clearly instrumentalized by the United States. However, the politicians enabling the deal and pocketing the money, and the corporation furnishing the means to murder innocent people remain in the eyes of most in American society as “upstanding”.
The people working in these corporations care about the mass murder committed with their arms as much as the corporations furnishing materials to the Nazis cared about what the latter did with it. These corporations are like a “normalcy wrapper” that envelops this enormous industry of mass murder.
It’s hard to exaggerate the enormity and high-tech nature of Saudi weapons purchases; the sales in the decade of 2010 constitute the most enormous military sales in history. According to a White House press release in 2014, “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest US Foreign Military Sales customer, with active and open cases valued at approximately $97 billion, as Saudi forces build capabilities across the full spectrum of regional challenges.”
What will the Saudis do with all the weapons they buy? Oppress, torture, and kill their own people, especially those who challenge their corrupt and despotic ruling, and murder their neighbors – most notably the poorest of the poor.
Does anyone working at Boeing Corporation care?
But, but, but… I just had to buy my wide-screen TV, my shiny car, my condo at the beach… How could I think about which murders were being done to pay my salary?
Hitler died but his way of organizing society remains dominant.
And… isn’t this Yemeni population being terrorized by the Saudis? Isn’t it being murdered by an organization that is terrorizing them for political gain? In other words, in today’s world, we have little terrorist groups like the Islamic State, and big ones, like the US and Saudi Arabia.
Very important question. Curiously the MSM is not focusing on it – which is not a good sign. The interviewee, HARVEY WASSERMAN, also talks about stripping voter rolls – something I hadn’t even heard of.
I think it would be as easy as apple to pie to rig these machines. How many, how vastly, I don’t know.
But with the stakes being so high, Hillary and the Republicans have certainly done everything to look into how to make it happen. I don’t think Sanders would do it.
From the interview:
HARVEY WASSERMAN: …And this year, about 80 percent of the vote nationally will be cast on electronic voting machines. There is no verifiability. In six key swing states—Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa and Arizona—you have Republican governors and Republican secretaries of state, and no method of verifying the electronic vote count. At midnight or whenever it is on election night, those two guys can go in there with an IT person and flip the outcome of an electronically counted vote within about 60 seconds. So all this millions and millions of dollars, people out campaigning and so on, can be negated by an electronic vote flip late at night on election night, and there is no way to verify what’s happened.
AMY GOODMAN: They didn’t do this with President Obama in 2008.
HARVEY WASSERMAN: They did. He had too many votes; he was too far out. They couldn’t—it would have taken them too many, to flip too many states. [inaudible] believe Obama won by well over 10 million votes. The last—the final vote count was in—official, was in 7 or 8 million.
AMY GOODMAN: But what gives you this idea?
HARVEY WASSERMAN: Because we’ve seen it happen. When you compare exit polls, which are generally accurate to within 1 percent, with the electronic outcome, there are huge variations. And we have documented many dozens of different things that they have done over the years to flip electronic votes.
Too easy, too much at stake, and with a hugely stupid public to add to the equation. Not good. The only thing that would impede one side to rig the machines on a vast scale is the fight from the other side to ensure that it isn’t done.
Now, given that Sanders is an outsider, Hillary could do this to him in the primaries, with the support of the DNC, which is outright resounding for Hillary, and he may not have the means to fight it, in the sense of not having the means to discover it in the first place, as in not having the means to audit a huge nation-wide voting operation.
It’s hard to be shocked anymore, given the sleaze that oozes out of every pore of both the Republican and Democrat parties, but here I am, shocked.
It’s due to this article:
The Jeffrey Epstein Affair Imperils Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Prospects
The case of the high-flying (alleged) pedophile reveals a broken American political process
You can go to the wikipedia page on Epstein to read a much more detailed account of all his criminal pedophile activities, including having settled up to now no less than 17 accusations, which are in addition to the time he served in jail for soliciting prostitution from a child.
Silverstein continues by saying how Bill Clinton’s entanglement in this sordid affair could affect the upcoming elections:
What all this means is that Hillary Clinton’s husband has already been implicated in the Epstein scandal and that his dubious private behavior, which has already once distracted the entire nation from more important business, could do so again if Ms. Clinton does indeed run for president.
But, wait, would that derail him from voting for Hillary Clinton? Probably not, he says:
What’s worse, at least from my personal standpoint, is that if Ms. Clinton were to become the Democratic nominee I still might vote for her because the likely Republican candidates have retrograde and vile public views about race, class, gender and gay rights, and those are important to me, and especially because the two main parties are virtually indistinguishable when it comes to fundamental economic policy. Because both are bought and paid for by Wall Street and financiers like Jeffrey Epstein, as well as other powerful interests who overwhelmingly fund our political campaigns.
And, hear this, neither would a pedophile scandal that is being largely ignored by the left-wing media along with Bill Clinton’s involvement in it, affect his college-age daughter’s choice to vote for Hillary. Silverstein says he probably will not vote for Hillary, but would if his daughter asked him to. Just why would the little garbage he has for a daughter vote for Hillary?
she [his daughter] is appalled and outraged by the GOP’s stone age social politics and because she would like to see a woman become president. And that’s a good enough reason for me. Maybe.
“It’s also true, in my view, that Ken Starr, who sought to impeach Bill Clinton in the mid-1990s, is a twisted zealot and that it’s probably a bad idea to impeach a president for sexual misconduct, because that has nothing to do with his or her ability to govern effectively,….”
Mr Silverstein’s credibility takes a serious hit with the above statement. The chief law enforcement officer of the land lied, under oath, in an attempt to deny another American citizen her right to due process under the law. He carried on a major coverup, also regularly lying to the American people for over 8 long months, attacking Lewinski’s character, only giving up when the irrefutable evidence of the semen stained dress became public. Mr. Silverstein’s “version” is the persistent urban myth perpetuated by the Democratic Party and Clinton sycophants.
Observer.com: How the DNC Helps Clinton Buy Off Superdelegates
As floodgates open to donations from special interests, the future of the party is auctioned to the highest bidder
There is so much talk of all the wrong-doing the Clintons have engaged in throughout their skulduggery career, so much open talk, that it’s almost surprising just how open it has gotten, given the levels of corruption in the US, in particular, in politics, media, and government. Yet there it is, coming from all kinds of angles and people, even if the effort is being led by the Republicans, anticipating the chance she becomes the nominee. If you’ve ever read this blog or my Internet comments, you know that I also belong in the ranks of those who hate the Clintons and find them utterly despicable human beings. My gut reaction at this point is: how could anyone even mildly sane ever support these people? But the answer to this question is simple and it has been nicely laid out in a previous comment at The American Conservative, where the commenter noted that identity politics will trump everything else for this segment of Hillary supporters. A similar observation was nicely laid out in this other comment:
Andrew Alladin says:
February 9, 2016 at 3:20 pm
All that really matters to the Washington/New York Media is that a Democrat stays in the White House to continue the agenda of Unlimited Abortion on Demand, Imposing the LGBTQ Agenda on Recalcitrant Christians, Changing America’s Demographics through Amnesty and Unlimited, Impoverished, Unskilled Immigration – preferably from societies deeply hostile to America, and imposing a Militantly Secularist Agenda – the Cult of Swedish Superiority. Clinton could drop America’s entire Nuclear Arsenal on any country in the world and the Liberal Media would still shill for her – as long as Abortion remains untouched and refusing to provide services to Gay Weddings is deemed Illegal and punishable by massive fines.
And today, what do I see, but an article from John Crudele, at the New York Post, saying this:
“The fact that Hillary Clinton hasn’t been indicted at least once in her life is, in itself, an indictment of our legal system.
This column is dedicated to Hillary and Bill Clinton’s alleged financial crimes that, in and of themselves, should anger enough of the hard-working electorate that her defeat in a presidential election would seem likely.
The only question in my mind is whether the Democrats will allow themselves to walk into that trap.
In the late 1990s, I spent a lot of time looking into Bill and Hill’s antics and I was convinced by sources working with the Whitewater investigation that the two were the Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow of Arkansas politics — minus the guns, of course.
There wasn’t a financial scam they would not run in their home state or a cover-up that was beneath them. They gravitated toward shady real estate deals, although too-good-to-be-true commodities transactions were also a specialty.
There were even rumors at the time that a document for Hillary’s indictment had been drafted. But she wasn’t charged because — as I said — Starr probably saw Lewinsky as a quicker way of dealing with Bill.
But here’s the thing: All of the evidence gathered by Starr’s team is sitting somewhere waiting to be revisited.
And there are plenty of people who worked on that investigation — and/or know about the Arkansas crimes — who are still living and who probably aren’t bound by either conscience or the law from telling what they know.
I’m already trying to get some of my old sources on the phone.
But the conservative political group Judicial Watch is way ahead of me. In late January, the group released details from a memo written by Starr that laid out criminal charges against Hillary.
There were numerous real estate scandals — all of which I covered in the ’90s — and not just the one we know as Whitewater.
Judicial Watch is also suing to get a copy of Hillary’s draft indictment, which it seems to think is at the National Archives.
There were also plenty of rumors about Hillary’s private life that I didn’t write about back then and won’t now because they don’t belong in a column like this.
But you can bet on one thing: Nothing will be off limits if Hillary becomes the Democrats’ nominee.”
That iceberg is huge. The sad thing is, it seems to me, all this investigation effort will go to naught, if Hillary does not become the nominee, because then what’s the motivation to have her denounced? And notice what he says: lots of people are sitting on information about her crimes. If she doesn’t become the nominee, will everybody just forget about all their wrong-doing and their crimes and keep silent?
And the rumors about her personal life? It must be a sewer – but apparently the American people prefer the myth of the Clinton marriage to its fetid reality. Typical.
And here are some more good comments:
And when Bill Clinton was president and the Rwandan genocide happened, Clinton didn’t lift a finger to stop it, even though he was sitting on the world’s most powerful military – he had all the resources and chose to look the other way. You know, black lives matter and not only those of American blacks. Clinton is a genocidal president, and now African Americans and homos (including the HRC) are voting for his wife. It’s a disgrace.
February 15, 2016 at 11:26 am
As depressing the picture painted here may be, I actually think it’s optimistic.
To be a member of the establishment you must spout the ideology of “democratic capitalism,” the notion that America can and should remake the rest of the world in its own image.
Now, could someone explain to me how Afghanistan, Libya, Kosovo, or Iraq are now more conformant to some American ideal? I believe the truth is much worse than giant corporations having interest in perpetual wars: The establishment has become a vast network of private rackets that uses the American military & economic might as the ultimate extortion tool. Just ask the two worst secretaries of state in history posing (and seeking cover) as ultra-feminists.
It was under Mad Albright’s tenure that the US started to support (and bomb on behalf of) the shadiest of the terrorist figures in Kosovo, accused by several UN personnel of butchering Serbian and (traitor) Albanian prisoners to harvest organs for trade. You can’t make this stuff up, it’s beyond horrific. And, surprise, madam secretary leaves her post to turn into a hedge fund manager with investments and interests in the region. Payback for help, anyone? Who wouldn’t want to harness the US Air force for its private goals? And would anybody be surprised if HRC took this model one step beyond to make payments to the Clinton Foundation pretty concurrent with the “services” provided by the State Department? And how is this different (other than organ trafficking) from our senators and congressmen retiring vastly richer than when they went into politics? Just where did that money come from?
In summary, it’s NOT just evil corporations, it’s the vastly concentrated power of an out of control and overreaching government. Once you have that, you are bound to have individuals and networks trying to harness that power for their private purposes. So yes, let’s clean up political financing, but let’s also go back to the idea of limited government. And stay vigilant to keep it limited, because, you always end up in trouble otherwise.
And after NH, many Dems discover just how much the Dem party is rigged – Bernie wins by a landslide and Hills still gets a lot more votes with the “superdelegates” – maybe it’s time Dems change the name of their party to the GNP – the Gay Neocon Party?
The Spectator: We now know that Bill received $1.5 million for a series of what are being called question and answer sessions with executives of Swiss banking giant UBS when that organization was being threatened by the American IRS. The American secretary of state, who just happened to be Bill’s wife, helped work a deal which got UBS off the hook and deprived the U.S. treasury of untold millions in avoided taxes. And of course we can assume that the subsequent joining of UBS with the Clinton Foundation to provide more than $30 million in loans is all purely circumstantial.
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If Hillary is indicted on public corruption charges it’s likely that
Bill and Chelsea would be considered accomplices.
“By the estimate of IBT Media, Mr. Clinton collected between $54 million and $141 million from governments and arms manufacturers who had arms-deal approvals pending before his wife’s State Department.”
Meanwhile, Chelsea is on the board of the Clintons’ phony charities and can’t help but know why they’re receiving all these generous donations from people wanting to do business with her mom. Perhaps they could all get adjoining rooms at Club Fed?
February 12, 2016 at 1:39 am
If HRC wins through the back room, expect the Trump/Cruz Kachina dolls to come out and be shaken to the scare the children into obedience.
If the Democrats don’t win, there will be a total war on women, rape will be legalized, abortion outlawed, and even coat hangers will be banned, and conservatives will start throwing gay people off roofs like they do in some place unmentionable. Making fun of fat girls and cat calls will be taught to elementary school males in mandatory classes, and creationism will replace evolution in the school curriculum.
The witchcraft trials will provide public entertainment anyways.
And lastly, I’ve been having fun venting on some comment boards:
Voice In Detroit to Alessandra • 4 minutes ago
Sanders will drop dead of old age before you’ll ever get him elected as president
Alessandra to Voice In Detroit • 2 minutes ago
Take a look at Bill Clinton one of these days – he’s going to drop pretty soon of those 200 venereal diseases he’s carrying… ain’t it a shame? 🙂
Two brilliant and so simple but still so brilliant comments by VikingLS at The American Conservative – on Hillary’s supporters:
From a WSJ thread – http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-department-of-hillary-1441321180
Six questions for Hillary:
1. Why did foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation suddenly explode after you became Secretary of State?
2. Why weren’t those foreign donations reported to the government as required by law?
3. If elected President how are you going to keep Bill away from the female interns?
4. Are you and Bill still “dead broke”?
5. Do you suffer from post traumatic stress for being under sniper fire?
6. Did you know that when you were royal purple you look like Barney the Friendly Dinosaur except for the friendly part?
Inquiring minds want to know.
As for #3, is it naive to think that the tide is turning and Hillary’s chance at being elected President is really slipping? If the Dems must win, Bernie over Hillary any day, during all eternity.
Which would mean no one would have to worry about neither Bill nor Hillary sexually assaulting, exploiting, harassing, or having any kind of sex with any female intern.
It was in the summer of 1993, enduring the sweltering humid Philadelphia heat, I wanted to punch him in the face. My missionary companion and I were doing the Lord’s work — or at least I was — and I couldn’t stand him. In fact, being around him all day every day had made every one of his facial expressions annoying. He’d leave toast crumbs in the butter and his dirty laundry lying around. Hearing him breathe was infuriating. In reality, he was no more or less annoying, I guess, than anyone else, but I had had my fill after a few months of his 24/7 breathing, toast-crumb, presence.
A twinge of that annoyance born of overexposure bubbled up this past week listening to Hillary Clinton handle (sort of) questions from reporters about her email scandal. It wasn’t even that she was lying. Of course she was lying. She’s Hillary Clinton. The lying comes with the Clinton brand. It was something else.
For months she’s stayed in the shadows while she charts some kind of pathway back to the White House. I was fine with her absence, but it didn’t make this heart grow fonder. Not at all. That monotonous cadence of her less-than-feminine voice laced with a potpourri of condescension, contempt, and the indignance that she even has to answer to the questioning unwashed masses, all scraped across my eardrums like fingernails on a chalkboard. Horrific auditory flashbacks of the 1990’s splashed images of pantsuits and flabby thighs across the canvas of my assaulted mind and had me begging the Creator to spare us from the next 18 months. Heaven forbid four years. Eight? Just take me now.
“Just take me now” – priceless
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