Hillary Clinton’s Backers Want Obama to Grant a Preemptive Pardon—To Prevent Her From Facing “A Martha Stewart Problem”

“See this is how we do this…”

(From Orb Magazine)

With FBI Director James Comey’s statement this week that the massive investigation of possible criminality by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could linger into the fall, some of her political advisers have become convinced that the best option for her would be to shut it down now, which could be accomplished ifPresident Obama would grant a preemptive pardon for any crimes she may have committed.

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Bernie Sanders defender of gun rights?: ‘What You’re Really Talking About Is Ending Gun Manufacturing in America. I Don’t Agree With That’

This is an interesting wrinkle in the debate between Mr. Sanders and Ms. Clinton for the Democratic nomination and it speaks to which club each belongs to.

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The Neocons are becoming Democrats again, War party guys hate Trump, Will throw support to Hillary

As we say all the time, and we have to say it again, we have no horse in the presidential race.

This is a very interesting development. We said back in 2015 that if Rand won the Republican nomination for president that many of the neocconservatives, the Bushites, the pro-war, pro-military industrial complex guys would fall in line behind Hillary Clinton and abandon the Republican Party.

The neocons thought they could breathe easy with Rand out of the mix.

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Hillary Clinton: ‘Why Is There One Standard for Me and Not for Everybody Else?’ (Good question Hillary)

Sometimes truth comes from weird places.

Shoot, Ms. Clinton, many people have long wondered why there is one standard for you and another for everyone else. But I don’t think you pose the question many Americans pose it.

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CIA leaker: Clinton ‘given a pass’ for emails

It seemed like a few years ago more people wondered aloud whether the United States was becoming a banana republic.

Now however, though we are not Honduras, it is fair to say that in many respects we have indeed become a banana republic. The rule of law has eroded every year in this country for what seems like forever. The crony economy has become pervasive, indeed at this point it is ubiquitous. The middle class is shrinking.  We aren’t creating small businesses at the pace we used to.

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Clinton says she’ll release Goldman speeches when others release their private speeches, Howard Dean attack Sanders’s union support?

“Labor unions are super PACs. Now they’re super PACs that we like, so Democrats don’t go after labor unions.” -Howard Dean

This is not a bad rhetorical tack as it is basically the only one Hillary has if she wants to continue to hide the transcripts. (By the way, there has got to be someone who recorded those speeches on their phone. Must be.)

And Howard Dean, Mr. Moveon.org, Mr. “Progressive” is attacking Bernie Sanders for his connections to unions?

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Napolitano: Hillary Clinton is now “a likely target” of an FBI criminal investigation

Judge Napolitano weighs in on whether Ms. Clinton will even make it to the convention next year.  It’s hard to imagine the FBI blowing up Hillary’s candidacy especially given the current executive. But who knows. It’s been a strange race.

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Washington Post: Inside the Clinton Donor Network

OK future Washington hacks – Dem, GOP and otherwise, this is how you do it. Actually, it’s probably best that you skip this article now that I think about it.

The rest of our readers however, the ones who are actually sane, who would never willingly spend their lives in a blind quest for power, should read this article. Bill and Hillary have raised $3 billion in their careers. That’s a hell of a lot of money and it all came from people who wanted something.

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