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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by jmotivator View Post
    Using the power of your political position to stuff your pockets with money from companies that do business with your office is corruption,
    Barclay did "business" with the US? What kind of "business"? Paying a fine?

    however. Do you think money in politics leads to corruption or is that just politics? You can't have it both ways.
    Oh it leads to corruption, but the thing is its essentially legal corruption.
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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by jmotivator View Post
    So when the campaign season is in full swing can I expect that whenever a Republican is shown to be unethical you will rush in to point out that they are just politicians?
    Please see post #4
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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by jmotivator View Post
    Yeah, the left's argument that all politicians are corrupt combined with their demand for more government control seems, I don't know... crazy?
    Nixon got a dog, and the Clintons get a couple of hundred million. See? They all do it. What we truly need is more corruption, not less.

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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    I don't think Mitt Romney's wife is Secretary of State.
    GEEZUZ! FINALLY someone said it. 24 freakin' comments in. I was wondering if there was anyone to speak directly to the point.
    Better never than late.

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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    I would ask conservatives who raise objections here this question:

    Under what circumstances should the state department have said no to a private citizen speaking at a private event, and how many of these speeches meet that criteria?
    I agree with the question. I would also say that frankly...its not all that out of the realm of possibility that ANY former US president might be given fast track treatment by the State Department and that being married to the Sec of State should have a few perks.

    The only level of concern I have remains with who was signing the paychecks. These were people that were a-known to be sanctioned for improper dealings with Iran and b-People with whom the foundation was getting direct cash contributions from AND that had business dealings that appear to have been facilitated by the state department.

    Or not. Let the muck continue. Its going to be a long year and a half.

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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by bubbabgone View Post
    GEEZUZ! FINALLY someone said it. 24 freakin' comments in. I was wondering if there was anyone to speak directly to the point.
    Ann Romney has ties to Hillary, though. They know each other's names and stuff. So who knows what could've transpired? We'll never know the true depth of the Romney's corruption. Harry Reid pretty much nailed it.

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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Politician =/= statesman necessarily, either. When a person in a position that's defined by placing the interests of the country above partisan politics uses that position for political gain, then the position has been corrupted by the person occupying it.
    Almost all aspiring politicians have used various positions for personal gain, be it a resume filler, or a way to work their way up the ladder of power.
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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Ann Romney has ties to Hillary, though. They know each other's names and stuff. So who knows what could've transpired? We'll never know the true depth of the Romney's corruption. Harry Reid pretty much nailed it.
    But does Ann have a brother, who is a scam artist and complained he would have to take a job making only 75k a year?

    You know.....one that thought he could be his own charity.

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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

    Quote Originally Posted by VanceMack View Post
    I agree with the question. I would also say that frankly...its not all that out of the realm of possibility that ANY former US president might be given fast track treatment by the State Department and that being married to the Sec of State should have a few perks.

    The only level of concern I have remains with who was signing the paychecks. These were people that were a-known to be sanctioned for improper dealings with Iran and b-People with whom the foundation was getting direct cash contributions from AND that had business dealings that appear to have been facilitated by the state department.

    Or not. Let the muck continue. Its going to be a long year and a half.


    Mornin VM Well it is clear others overseas.....thought Hillary could be influenced.



    Morocco’s team of American lobbyists regularly communicated with State Department officials during Hillary Rodham Clinton’s four-year tenure and several are supporting her candidacy for the 2016 presidential election, according to disclosures filed with the Justice Department. Meanwhile, a controversial cache of what appear to be Moroccan diplomatic documents show how the Moroccan government courted Clinton, built a cooperative relationship with the Secretary of State, and orchestrated the use of consultants, think tanks and other “third-party validators” to advance the North African nation’s goals within elite U.S. political circles.

    The DOJ filings and Moroccan leaks help flesh out the story of how a strategically important Arab nation — one that’s been widely denounced for holding one of the last remaining colonial territories in the world — has sought to influence U.S. politics in general and Clinton in particular. Clinton, who has called Morocco “a leader and a model,” saw her and her family’s relationship with the nation burst into the national consciousness earlier this month when Politico reported that the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation would accept more than $1 million in funding from a company controlled by Moroccan King Mohammed VI to host a foundation event in Marrakech on May 5-7. Other foreign contributions to the foundation have also generated controversy, but none as intensely as the Morocco gift.

    Documents suggest that the Moroccan government has long sought to influence the Clinton family over U.S.-Morocco relations. Mandatory disclosures filed by Morocco’s many American lobbyists provide one window into these efforts. Another side of the story can be seen through the cache of apparent Moroccan diplomatic documents believed to have been hacked by critics of the government. The diplomatic cables began to appear online seven months ago but are receiving fresh scrutiny given news of the donation to the foundation......snip~

    https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2...ence-campaign/

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    Re: State Department OK'd most Bill Clinton speech requests within days

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    I wont see anything if you can't describe it, either.
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    Well, certainly the customer is not an N-word.
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