IG had recommended criminal prosecution of Comey


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From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

 
The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.


He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

 
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The law is only for little people: In testimony today before Congress, Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz revealed that he had recommended criminal prosecution earlier this year against former FBI director James Comey.

The Justice Department however declined to follow through, essentially letting Comey off the hook.

In the past few weeks there have been many rumors about more criminal referrals by Horowitz in connection with his investigation into the illegal use of the FISA court by the FBI and Obama Justice Department to initiate spying operations on Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. The conservative press has made much of those rumors.

To my mind, the rumors mean squat, just as Horowitz’s recommendation here against Comey. Until these corrupt officials are actually indicted, the IG can say whatever he wants, but nothing has been accomplished, and future federal employees will know that they can attempt a coup against legally elected lawmakers and face no consequences.

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4 comments

  • Cotour

    TODAY ON VETERANS DAY 2019

    Inpector General Horowitz will soon issue a previously unidentified report specifically on St. James Comey and the FBI’s use of known fraudulent information (From Christopher Steele) and the using of that “information” to acquire FISA warrants that allowed them to spy on the Trump organization and the presidential campaign. And Comey and the FBI, DOJ and the CIA knew all about it and knew where it all came from, the Hillary Clinton organization. Which by their own testimony most all supported for president.

    https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/08/new-inspector-general-horowitz-preparing-to-release-separate-report-on-james-comey/

    This report will be seperate from the FISA report and seperate from the Durham now criminal investigation into the “Russia Collusion” investgation of the investigators. (The FBI, DOJ and CIA leadership)

    I think I can predict what the main topic of conversation for many will be around the Thanksgiving table this year. I myself will just be listening. Why? Because most of the people that I know are totally unaware of any of what is actually going on, their souces of news are not covering most of it from what I can detect. And so I will listen.

    And now we better understand what the Democrat leadership is all about when they strategically file impeachment charges against Trump for a phone call from one president to another president related to corruption in Ukraine. And I think it is reasonable to expect that it will be forcefully demonstrated that Joe Biden and his son Hunter are going to be at the core of much of this impeachment discussion ultimately. Which will more than likely eliminate Joe Biden from the 2020 presidential race.

    Joe Biden will soon feel the compelling need to spend some quality time with his grand children. And the Democrats will be left with Elizabeth Warren, Oy, and Michael Bloomberg, double Oy. They really have no one else.

    Ultimately whether you be politcailly Left or Right oriented this is exactly what must happen and in the end this will be very good for the country. It may take a while to shake out but this is how things should be. And if a majority of this investigation is somehow short circuted and swept under the rug for political reasons then we are all in big trouble.

    Let the cleasing light shine on the darkest places within our government, for all government anywhere on the planet from its inception can be only one thing, and that is corrupt and self interested. And that is the foundation of abuse of power. Its just a matter of degree.

    And this is where when corruption does happen and the necessity to cover it up and protect the agencies and bureaucracy becomes absolute, that is the exact moment in time that the cleansing light must be shone on those agencies and actors and be revealed and dealt appropriately with.

    The Constitution lives.

  • wayne

    Star Trek original
    Mirror, Mirror
    “In every revolution, there’s one man with a vision…”
    https://youtu.be/deq6_p47g54
    1:42

  • wayne

    Jocko Willink
    Meaningwave/ Akira The Don
    “GOOD”
    https://youtu.be/CGh3KDkonQE
    6:20

  • Cotour

    Jocko Willink gets it and understands, things in America are as they should be.

    And that is good.

    The Constitution lives.

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