I’m a citizen disappointed by the shallowness of our media and lack of honest examination of today’s deeper challenges. Such as coming to grips with what society has done to our Earth’s biosphere (life support system). I realize no one likes bad news, but faith-based denial isn’t going to do our children any good either.
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
FBI’s Comey helps elect Russian, Chinese Obligate as President - why aren’t we protesting that?
Demand investigation of FBI's Comey and Trump's Commie Business Connections!
I’ve been seeing a lot of post election directionless venting and finger pointing. The massive protests amaze me, as I wonder where was all that passion before the election, when it could have accomplished something? And now? Where’s any focus besides being mad that Trump won? Why not focus on demanding answers to nagging question of national security importance?
I don’t mean answers about FBI Director Comey's election manipulating Clinton Email announcements. Clinton totally failed in preparing for that inevitability, and she was never capable of putting that contrived scandal into understandable perspective. Her failing. Our loss.
That’s chump change next to demanding that FBI Director Comey explain why he covered up, dismissed and basically hid Trump’s extensive foreign business entanglements with governments that I’ve always known to be USA’s proclaimed enemies. I’ve been writing letters and trying to agitate interest in the Dworkin Report which details some of Trump’s entangles and petitions the Democratic Party to show some interest. Make no mistake, this is of national security interest and if Democrats don’t make a stand now, the Alt-right will steamroller us these next four years.
DEMOCRACY USE IT OR LOSS IT ! Stop waiting for someone else to do the work for you! Contact your Representatives, demand answers and action now. Remember the Elector College doesn’t meet until December 19th. The time to make a stink is now!
I know Obama is bending over backward to be Presidential and ensure a smooth transition I can’t fault him for defending his FBI Director Comey, but we have a democracy and he is our lead, but it is our government and er deserve and must take the right to protest FBI Director Comey one-sided selective meddling in the 2016 US election process.
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Franken Calls for Hearings Into ‘Rogue Elements’ in FBI Trying to Influence Election
“I think it was troubling that [Comey] put that vague letter out 11 days before the election,” Franken said on CNN’s State of the Union. “I think even more troubling is what we’ve heard from sort of the rogue elements within the FBI, seemingly tipping off former Mayor [Rudy] Guliani that something was up … That’s not the FBI. That’s not what the FBI is supposed to do. So I’m on the Judiciary Committee. I’m sure we will have hearings. I’m sure that FBI Director Comey will be before us, and I think he should answer questions about this… What’s been happening there has been a little hinky, I think, so we’ll be asking him questions.”
Franken said the hearings would get to the bottom of the “rogue element within the FBI” that thought it was appropriate to go outside the agency “trying to affect the election.” Franken added agents were responding to “scurrilous right-wing books,” seemingly referring to Peter Schweizer’s book Clinton Cash, which uncovered favorable deals made between Clinton Foundation donors and Clinton’s State Department.
“That’s disturbing, and if you’re the Director of the FBI, you should be able to prevent that from happening,” he said.
“So you’re calling for hearings to talk to Director Comey about what you call rogue elements in the FBI?” host Jake Tapper asked.
“Yeah,” Franken said. “I think that there should be hearings, and I’m certain there will be hearings in the Judiciary Committee on this matter.” …
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DOJ Complaint Filed Against FBI Director James Comey For Interfering In Presidential Election
By Jason Easley on Fri, Oct 28th, 2016 at 4:35 pm (Ancient history, where are the protester demanding we see some results ? We have only a couple weeks to make a big stink and get our point across.
… “Of course we don’t ordinarily tell Congress about ongoing investigations, but here I feel an obligation to do so given that I testified repeatedly in recent months that our investigation was completed,” Comey wrote. “I also think it would be misleading to the American people were we not to supplement the record.
“At the same time, however, given that we do not know the significance of this newly discovered collection of emails, I don’t want to create a misleading impression,” Comey’s letter continued. “In trying to strike that balance, in a brief letter, and in the middle of an election season, there is significant risk of being misunderstood, but I wanted you to hear directy from me about it.”
Senior Justice Department officials warned the FBI that Director James B. Comey’s decision to notify Congress about renewing the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server was not consistent with long-standing practices of the department, according to officials familiar with the discussions.
Comey told Justice officials that he intended to inform lawmakers of newly discovered emails. These officials told him the department’s position “that we don’t comment on an ongoing investigation. And we don’t take steps that will be viewed as influencing an election,” said one Justice official who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe the high-level conversations.
“Director Comey understood our position. He heard it from Justice leadership,” said the official. “It was conveyed to the FBI, and Comey made an independent decision to alert the Hill. He is operating independently of the Justice Department. And he knows it.”
Comey decided to inform Congress that he would look again into Hillary Clinton’s handling of emails during her time as secretary of state for two main reasons: a sense of obligation to lawmakers and a concern that word of the new email discovery would leak to the media and raise questions of a coverup.
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Journalists Blast The FBI For Meddling In 2016 Election(but where is the public outrage at Director Comey for hiding Trump’s extensive business entanglements with sworn enemies of the United States?)
Media outlets and journalists sharply criticized the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for interfering in the presidential election after Director James Comey violated precedent and policy by sending a letter to Congress saying the agency is reviewing newly discovered emails surrounding Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s use of a private server as secretary of state. That announcement was followed by a series of additional leaks from the FBI.
FBI Agents Leak Allegations About Clinton And Trump Investigations After Director Breaks Rules And Precedent To Inform Congress About Update To Clinton Email Probe