Come November 2016, Americans may have the sad choice of voting for a certified bigot or a certified liar for their next Presidense. The betting line here is the certified bigot will eventually alienate too many voters with his anti-alien obsession and then be run out of town on a rail back to his tower of power. That leaves US with the certified liar facing Constant Sorrow. Like Odysseus, Hillary Clinton just can't stay out of trouble.
"We're in a tIght spot": A true Foggy Bottom Boy showing she has learned a thing about dancing around the truth from an expert, Hillary is making the case for impeachment by lying to the American public and Congress. This time she may not survive. The inspector general of the intelligence agencies has identified additional classified emails on her private server, including ones containing intelligence on covert “Special Access Programs.” In true Clinton-esque fashion, her is-is story is rapidly falling apart. First, Clinton claimed there was “no classified material” on her private server — which turned out to be a LIE . At least 1,340 emails that Hillary Clinton sent or received contained classified material, according to the State Department’s latest update from its ongoing review of more than 30,000 emails. Then she claimed none of the intelligence on her server was “classified at the time” — which also turned out to a LIE. Clinton said there was no information that was “marked classified.”
THE TRUTH is It is against the law to remove classification markings from classified information and enter it into an unclassified system — which is the only way this information could have found its way into more than 1,300 emails on Clinton’s personal server. There is no way to “accidentally” send classified information by unclassified email. Senior officials have separate computers in their offices for classified and unclassified information. The two systems are not connected. The only way information from the classified system can make it onto an unclassified system is for someone to intentionally put it there — either by taking a document that is marked classified and typing the information without markings into an unclassified email, or by putting a thumb drive into their classified computer, downloading information and then putting that thumb drive into an unclassified computer, as Edward Snowden did. In either case, it is a crime. The revelation that the intelligence on her private server included discussions of Special Access Programs makes the situation even more serious. Having any classified information on your private server is against the law. But Special Access Programs contain information so sensitive, it is given a secret “codeword” and placed into a “compartment” to which only a small number of specially cleared people have access. To see this information, it is not enough to have Top Secret security clearance; you have to be cleared for that specific compartment.
Facing Hard Time on the Big Rock Candy Mountain: Having sensitive, codeword-protected, compartmented information on her unsecured server in her Chappaqua, N.Y., basement put U.S. national security in grave danger — because foreign powers could easily hack into her system and get it. In August, NBC News reported that “China’s cyber spies have accessed the private emails of ‘many’ top Obama administration officials . . . and have been doing so since at least April 2010. A government official possessing classified material on a private, unsecured email server is a criminal offense — a fact Clinton should soon learn the hard way.
Unless Hillary sold her soul to the Devil and global warming floods the Potomac, she will be on her own Odyssey.