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Why no one should be surprised by AG Lynch’s failure to uphold the law

This story, about how Attorney General Loretta Lynch refused during testimony to Congress this week to admit the clear illegality of giving classified information to people without clearance, should not surprise anyone. Nor should her partisan willingness to protect Democratic politicians like Hillary Clinton.

Before she was even ratified by the Republican-led Senate in 2015, she was exposed as someone who was easily willing to ignore the law during her nomination hearings. As I wrote then,

The video of Lynch’s non-answer to Cruz’s question is quite shocking. I dare you to watch it and tell me afterward that this administration and Democratic Party is not a threat to your freedom and rights.

Cruz was not afraid to buck the trend and vote against her. The majority of the Republicans in Congress however were, as always, wimps, and let the Democrats get her approved. We are paying for this now.


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  • PeterF

    Remember when Sonya Soto mayor demonstrated her ignorance of the difference between self defense and premeditated murder? Too bad Arlen Specter is so stupid that he had just received a response to a softball question that should have disqualified her from practicing law much less sit on the SCOTUS. He was too busy practicing his Dezi Arnez impersonation.

  • Cotour

    Its an overtly incestuous interrelated wink and a nod for the cause kind of insider government system. Everyone is related in this case by 2 degrees.

    In the end the bureaucracy watches out for the bureaucracy, its unhealthy for a career employee to attack whom ever may at some point become the boss, and you were on the wrong side. And that boss may well have interesting information on all of them and is not afraid to use it.

  • Cotour

    A little bit more, illuminating how the perversion migrates from the government to the media. Incest is never openly spoken about, but there it is.

    *ABC News executive producer Ian Cameron is married to Susan Rice, National Security Adviser.
    *CBS President David Rhodes is the brother of Ben Rhodes, Obama’s Deputy National Security Adviser.
    *ABC News correspondent Claire Shipman is married to former Whitehouse Press Secretary Jay Carney.
    *ABC News and Univision reporter Matthew Jaffe is married to Katie Hogan, Obama’s Deputy Press Secretary.
    *ABC President Ben Sherwood is the brother of Obama’s Special Adviser Elizabeth Sherwood.
    *CNN President Virginia Moseley is married to former Hillary Clinton’s Deputy Secretary Tom Nides.

  • Cotour: I am aware of these linkages, but can you provide a source or link for your quote?

  • Cotour

    If you are referring to the media / government marital links, I received that in an email from a friend.
    (quote?) Everything else is my commentary. Problem?

  • Cotour: No problem. I just wanted a link. Stuff like this sent by email is notoriously unreliable. In this case I have read articles listing some of these connections, but don’t have the sources on file or can remember them. I’d like to get those sources again.

  • Cotour

    Its just an email with pictures of the paired couples and some other text which I omitted. If I find sources or links I will post them.

    I had seen these connections before myself and thought they were pertinent to the subject at hand. I am sure that similar connections are present on the other side but I have to assume that they are less effective in what has to be the biases that they must create if not just by sheer numbers and philosophy.

  • wayne

    Cotour/ Mr. Z.;
    You’re looking for this–

    It references a Washington Post article as the source, but that article might be behind a paywall. (or my browser just refuses to render that page correctly)

    The breitbart article is quick to mention, these connections don’t include everyone who is merely sleeping with each other but are not married & can not be easily identified as having “direct relationships” with one another by the casual public.

    There is a stand alone non-partisan website that maintains a database on about 1,000 top government officials, media, & business people, who are related to each other by marriage or otherwise, but I do not recall the name off-hand.

  • Wayne: That was it! And yes, I can’t access the Washington Post article either, though I remember reading it when it first came out.

  • Localfluff

    Don’t Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have alot in common, strategically against the establishment? I suspect they may become “friends” now during the convention. Trump can get away with saying that the insults were just for show, and be very nice in personal meetings, offering a good deal.

    Trump has a great advantage in being new in politics. He hasn’t entangled himself into different “positions” on different “issues”. Yet. He’s open for negotiation. That’s how politics transform.

  • Cotour

    This perverted and incestuous tendency is a natural occurrence in all systems of governance / business etc. This is a known fact of human relationships the world over, hell it happens in nature in lower animal relationships. What makes it different in America is the question? Or does the fact that it also happens in nature and in America make a difference?

    While these plainly incestuous relationships between the media and the people who hold and pull the leavers of power clearly says “BIAS” and “FAVORATISM” what makes America and our form of governance different from our natural tendencies is the Constitution.

    And that is why while we understand how these systems tend to become perverted and the human tendency to use these advantages as unspoken about political weapons, like Lois Learner, like James Comey, like Loretta Lynch, the Constitution gives us the optimism that these things will be resolved at some point in the future and restored closer to a reasonable balance.

    These systems exist as neither perfect, nor black nor white, their is only the constantly changing degrees of subjective “justice” that we exist between. In other words some think that there was a time in history when things were better, when they operated in the more perfect manner and that because we are not worthy are the cause of the perversion and there is no hope. That is incorrect, it has always been perverted, will never be perfect and the only hope is to understand that we must move closer to the concepts contained in the Constitution and not further away from them.

    This is the legacy of the Founders, this is where hope for the future resides.. It is unique.

  • Cotour

    And here what we are discussing is served up for all to see and wonder about, what an overt public spectacle.

    Wonder no more, its here, its big and its because they understand that their entire establishment Leftist push of the past 30 years is at stake.

  • Cotour


    French president justifies spending $11,000.00 per MONTH on his hair care. Let that sink in for a moment.

    That would be about $132,000.00 per year that the president of France has been spending on his hair. Let that sink in for a moment. I would estimate that for a man in his position you might be able to reasonably justify maybe $500.00 per month, $800.00 per month for a stylist? He has to look sharp every day he is seen in his official capacity, so $500.00 to $800.00 seems about right to me, although even that is outrageous.

    This is an example of where the perversion goes, where the power can justify anything, there can be no other result, this is just a very small but specific example. Imagine the spending that is not known about by this socialist, wealth confiscating icon. Wait until you find out about everything that king Obama has been justifying spending on. (notice I did not capitalize the word king, this is a lower case king)

    This is the “normal” perversion, just like the American media / government incestuous perverted relationship, the abuse of power where the empowered politician attempts to justify the unjustifiable and he is insulted when no one is willing to buy it.

  • Cotour


    The Bill Clinton / Loretta Lynch tarmac meeting and Skype call (?) to Hillary setting up Loretta Lynch replacing Ruth Bader Ginsberg Supreme Court seat? And Ginsberg knew and was agreeable to it?

    Can you say quid pro quo for a Supreme Court seat in return for the dropping of the DOJ Clinton email investigation? Now if true this would be something bigger than big. If true, but that is what is beginning to circulate in some of the deeper darker recesses of the web. Take that for what it is.

    Nah, could never get to that point, can it? I would not doubt it for one minute that the deal was spoken of and arranged, but could it actually be revealed? You know if they spoke on Skype or some form of phone call someone somewhere has a recording of it.

    Nah, could never happen, that’s even too much for me.

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