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Election Fraud: The 2016 Democratic Primaries (Extensive Post)

Richard Charnin

Bernie Sanders is leading 50.4-49.6% based on the unweighted average of all 34 caucuses and primaries. Let’s accept the reasonable premise that the primaries have been fraudulent and Sanders won in MO, MA, AZ, OH,IL, IA, and NV. Electoral votes are directly proportional to state voting population. Clinton has won 11 RED states with 160 EV. Sanders won the other 23 states with 188 EV

Based on late exit polls (which had yet to be adjusted to match the recorded vote), Sanders is leading by an unweighted 52.4-47.0%. The lead must be even greater since votes were stolen from Bernie in the RED states. Proof? Check the average 8.7% exit poll margin discrepancy from the recorded votes in the Democratic Primaries spread sheet.


There Is a Moderate Republican in this Race, but She’s Running as a Democrat

In the late 1970s, as large corporations turned into transnational giants, they pumped huge amounts of cash into the political system. This largesse lured, first, the Republican Party, in the 80s, followed by the Democratic Party in the 90s, and precipitated a rightward political shift as both parties rewrote their policies to compete for the same corporate contributions.

Before this, from 1932–1976, the Democratic Party as a whole was far more progressive. The issues and approaches advocated today by Bernie Sanders were considered mainstream Democratic ideas by Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon Johnson, and even many moderate Republicans. It was common to support strict financial regulation, liberal immigration, social services for the poor, and progressive tax policies.

(click the first link, not sure why the original link isn't working)

medium .com/@tonybrasunas/there-s-only-one-moderate-republican-in-this-race-2f0e2fa6becd#.v2vwwz94k

CNBC: Bernie Sanders doesn’t understand Wall Street—or math

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is running an aspirational campaign long on provocative ideas, but short on critical details.

In a recent discussion with The New York Daily News, the Vermont senator showed he doesn't know who has the authority to enact his promise to break up "too big to fail" banks, nor has he studied recent legal precedent which limits the government's ability to do so. This rhetoric over reality is alarming in light of his signature pledge to fund free college with a financial transaction tax on arguably the world's best markets for economic growth and job creation.

Still misrepresenting the critical details, context, and explanation of the NY Daily News interview.

There Is No Bernie Sanders Movement

There are signs, however, that the future holds promise for candidates who want to take up Sanders’ mantle. If there is a major difference between Sanders and previous insurgent candidacies, it’s that his supporters are young...The sheer youth of the Sanders coalition is novel. And it had much to do with the ways Sanders is different from past insurgent candidates.

The truth is, Sanders is less an innovator than a beneficiary of favorable political and technological trends. And for as much as he has pressured Hillary Clinton and the Democratic establishment—forcing both to account for past policies, pulling their positions to the left, and denying them a chance to move to the center for a general election—there’s no indication that his influence will last beyond the campaign.

The energy of the Sanders campaign will almost certainly fade away. But if the voters inspired by Sanders can gather their energy and become a part of the Democratic Party, they can win the influence they need to shift its direction in the long-term. And with their youth, they can play the long game, if they choose to.

Bernie Sanders isn’t leading a new movement, and he doesn’t represent the dawning of liberal ideology. To the extent that there is a movement at all, it is simply a movement to get Sanders elected president. Nothing more and nothing less. This is a classic insurgency, updated for 2016. But that doesn’t mean it’s insignificant. This year, the insurgency is larger than it’s ever been, and that in itself is an opportunity. A chance for the insurgents to play the long game, to co-opt the institutions that have held them back and to emerge as the leaders of a new Democratic Party. Sanders may not be the Democratic nominee, or the president of the United States, but if his supporters take the opportunity, they’ll accomplish what past insurgent candidacies couldn’t, and he’ll stand as a key figure in the origin story of a new, new left.

The amount of contradictory statements in the article is mind boggling.


The correspondence between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Sidney Blumenthal.

The purpose of this article is to shed a spotlight on the email correspondence between Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sidney Blumenthal, a civilian, during her tenure as Secretary of State. Using https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/ and the search terms "Blumenthal confidential", 562 results appeared (this report lists only emails from the first 301 results). While, all the emails are marked "unclassified" they are also marked "confidential" and ostensibly paint a picture of utilizing Sidney Blumenthal as an intelligence source on various state matters.

This is problematic because while the emails were not classified, they show possible damning evidence of corresponding with Mr. Blumenthal, who was then employed by the Clinton Foundation, not the state department, and was not given proper security clearance to pass along sensitive intelligence to Secretary Clinton. In turn, he did not email her without response, she responded regarding these highly sensitive matters. Since, their correspondence is extensive, some emails will be referenced, that were and were not retroactively classified, to highlight her possible violation of state security rules.

Sidney Blumenthal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidney_Blumenthal):
Relationship to Secretary of State Clinton:

"After her January 2009 appointment as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton wanted to hire Blumenthal. However, Obama's chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, blocked his selection due to lingering anger among President Barack Obama's aides over Blumenthal's role in promoting negative stories about Obama during the Democratic primary. According to a report in the New York Times, "Emanuel talked with Mrs. Clinton ... and explained that bringing Mr. Blumenthal on board was a no-go. The bad blood among his colleagues was too deep, and the last thing the administration needed, he concluded, was dissension and drama in the ranks. In short, Mr. Blumenthal was out.

Blumenthal, a longtime confidant of Bill and Hillary Clinton, earned about $10,000 a month as a full-time employee of the Clinton Foundation. During the 2011 uprising in Libya against Muammar Gaddafi, Blumenthal prepared, from public and other sources, about 25 memos which he sent as emails to Clinton in 2011 and 2012, which she shared through her aide, Jake Sullivan, with senior State Department personnel...

The House Select Committee on Benghazi, headed by Representative Trey Gowdy (R-SC) served a subpoena on Blumenthal on May 19, 2015 for a deposition to be held on June 3, according to Reuters. Blumenthal's name came up during the October 22, 2015 full committee public questioning of Hillary Clinton regarding the Benghazi incident, as one of the alleged sources of Hillary Clinton's intelligence. During this hearing Democratic members asked that Blumenthal's deposition transcript be made public so that comments regarding his involvement could be placed in context. The motion was defeated by a voice vote, followed by a roll call vote along party lines."

Retroactively Classified emails between Secretary Clinton and Sidney Blumenthal and an explanation of the specific security codes cited as reason for retro-classification:

Emails completely blank or partly erased due to retro-classification.
See this website for classification procedure per "Executive Order 13526 - Classified National Security Information" (https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/executive-order-classified-national-security-information).

Sec. 1.6. Identification and Markings. (a) At the time of original classification, the following shall be indicated in a manner that is immediately apparent: (1) one of the three classification levels defined in section 1.2 of this order (the 3rd pertains to documents marked "Confidential".

Sec. 1.2. Classification Levels. (a) Information may be classified at one of the following three levels:

(1) "Top Secret" shall be applied to information, the unauthorized disclosure of which reasonably could be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to the national security that the original classification authority is able to identify or describe.
(2) "Secret" shall be applied to information, the unauthorized disclosure of which reasonably could be expected to cause serious damage to the national security that the original classification authority is able to identify or describe.
(3) "Confidential" shall be applied to information, the unauthorized disclosure of which reasonably could be expected to cause damage to the national security that the original classification authority is able to identify or describe.

Sec. 1.4. Classification Categories. Information shall not be considered for classification unless its unauthorized disclosure could reasonably be expected to cause identifiable or describable damage to the national security in accordance with section 1.2 of this order, and it pertains to one or more of the following:

(a) military plans, weapons systems, or operations;
(b) foreign government information;
(c) intelligence activities (including covert action), intelligence sources or methods, or cryptology;
(d) foreign relations or foreign activities of the United States, including confidential sources;
(e) scientific, technological, or economic matters relating to the national security;
(f) United States Government programs for safeguarding nuclear materials or facilities;
(g) vulnerabilities or capabilities of systems, installations, infrastructures, projects, plans, or protection services relating to the national security; or
(h) the development, production, or use of weapons of mass destruction.

1. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/16223
RELEASE IN PART B4,1.4(B),B1,1.4(D),B6
From: Hillary Clinton
To: Sidney Blumenthal
Date: 2009-11-10 01:18
"Berlin was terrific. Lots of good exchanges w leaders. Have you heard anything else? 1.4(B) 1.4(D)"

2. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/26180
From: Sidney Blumenthal
To: Hillary Clinton
Date: 2009-07-14 04:18
Re: Moscow Summit/Germany/UK

"1. I have heard authoritatively from Bill Drozdiak, who is in Berlin and has just met with

1.4(D) B1

This is the third message I have received from sources about the disastrous nature of the Obama trip. Drozdiak also says that the US is totally out of the loop in Berlin--no ambassador, no DCM and a political counselor who has just arrived. The Germans have nobody to talk to and they don't expect to deal seriously with Obama's ambassadorial appointment. We should expect that the Germans and Russians will now cut their own separate deals on energy, regional security, etc., and those deals will reflect narrow, parochial economic and political needs indifferent to whether or not we deem them to be in the broader interest of the Western alliance."

3. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/11467
Reason: 1.4(d)
Subject: Blank
"Sources with access to the highest levels of the governments and institutions discussed below. This includes."

4. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/11644
Reason: 1.4(d)

5. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/11789
Partly Classified, Reason: 1.4(d)
"Some names of key people in interim governmental committee provided by former adviser to 1.4(D) B1 Qaddafi, now in exile, provided to Cody. (Cody has helped his son get jobs, etc.) Some names are obvious; some other interesting detail. May prove accurate and useful."

6. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/11869
Reason: 1.4(b) + 1.4(d)

7. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/11896
Reason 1.4(d)

8. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/20931
Reason: B1,1.4(B),1.4(D ),B6
From: Hillary Clinton
To: Sidney Blumenthal
Date: 2010-03-05 23:12

Emails marked CONFIDENTIAL, unclassified on 01/07/2016, and released in part and/or full:

1. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12560
From: Hillary Clinton
To: Sidney Blumenthal
Date: 2011-10-20 02:32 pm

"Thx again."

October 20, 2011
For: Hillary
From: Sid
2011-10-20 12:23pm
Re: Libya post-Q, internal politics NTC

"SOURCE: Sources with direct access to the Libyan National Transitional Council, as well as the highest levels of European Governments, and Western Intelligence and security services."

2. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/13013
May 2, 2011
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: Bin Laden, AQ & Libya

"Latest report: During the early morning of May 2, 2011 sources with access to the leadership of the Libyan rebellion's ruling Transitional National Council (TNC) stated in confidence that they are concerned that the death of al Qa'ida leader Osama Bin Laden will inspire al Qa'ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) to use weapons they have obtained, which were originally intended for the rebels in Libya, to retaliate against the United States and its allies for this attack in Pakistan."

3. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12171
For: Hillary
From: Sid
July 24, 2012
Subject: Re: Syria, Turkey, Israel, Iran

"SOURCE: Sources with access to the highest levels of the Governments and institutions discussed below. This includes political parties and regional intelligence and security services. 1. According to an individual with access to the highest levels of major European governments, the intelligence services of these countries are reporting to their principals that the commanders of the Israeli military and intelligence community believe that the civil war in Syria is spreading to neighboring countries, including Lebanon, Jordan, and Turkey . These European officials are concerned that the ongoing conflict in Syria will lead to uprisings in these countries that will bring increasingly conservative Islamic regimes into power, replacing existing secular or moderate regimes. This individual adds that, Israeli security officials believe that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is convinced that these developments will leave them vulnerable, with only enemies on their borders."

4. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/437
February 17, 2010
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: Iran, Saudi

"Had dinner last night (Tuesday, February 16) with Joschka Fischer. We had an interesting conversation on Iran and Saudi Arabia, among other things. (As you know Fischer is now director of the Nabucco pipeline project.) On Iran, harsh, targeted sanctions are absolutely necessary, but are most effective diplomatically when always coupled with an offer to negotiate.

The iron fist in the velvet glove approach achieves several objectives: According to Fischer's intelligence, Ahmanijehad wished some negotiated settlement but was blocked. The regime has splits at the top. Perhaps true, perhaps not. But constantly pushing negotiations alongside sanctions puts additional pressure on internal divisions, whatever they are. Extending an open hand while brandishing a stick closes diplomatic and political room to maneuver for Iran. Its refusal to accept the open hand justifies application of the stick. Even when sanctions are enforced it always remains useful to say another way is open. The damage done to Iran is therefore the result of its own choice. This approach also aids the opposition. A purely condign
sanctions strategy can contribute to the regime's will to punish and tighten repression. Talking of regime change, of course, undermines the cause of regime change. It is a gift to the regime. The opposition is a new factor in the Iran equation that must be taken into account on the political and moral level. Pushed to the wall, the regime may feel compelled to repress, which might involve thousands or tens of thousands of political killings. On Saudi Arabia, Fischer points out
that if Iran develops nuclear weaponry the Saudis already have their own bomb. The Saudis invested in Pakistan's nuclear weaponry partly for this eventuality; that's their bomb in reserve."

5. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12181
For: Hillary
From: Sid
July 14, 2012
Re; Egypt internal politics

"SOURCE: Sources with access to the highest levels of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, and Western Intelligence and security services. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION COMES FROM AN EXTREMELY SENSITIVE SOURCE AND SHOULD BE HANDLED WITH CARE."

5. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12198
For: Hillary
From: Sid
June 6, 2012
Re: Libya Latest

"SOURCE: Sources with direct access to the Libyan National Transitional Council, as well as the highest levels of European Governments, and Western Intelligence and security services."

6. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12389
September 14, 2012
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: Morsi's private conversations & coordination with Magariaf

"SOURCE: Sources with direct access to the Libyan National Transitional Council, as well as the highest levels of European governments, and Western Intelligence and security services."

7. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12376
October 3, 2012
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: Turkey v. Syria (plus Iran)

"SOURCE: Sources with access to the highest levels of the Governments and institutions discussed below. This includes political parties and regional intelligence and security services.

On October 2 and 3, 2012, Turkish and Syrian forces exchanged fire across their border near the Turkish town of Akcakale; several Turkish civilians (including children) were killed, while Syrian casualties are not yet known.."

8. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/3758
January 30, 2010
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: NI breakthrough

Shaun Woodward then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Mr. Blumenthal acted as a liaison to Secretary Clinton.

"Shaun has just called me—about 9 p.m. EST. He says it is very likely that an agreement will be announced on Monday. The parties have reached agreement tonight. Shaun will call you on Sunday to brief. Gordon will fly into Belfast on Monday for a ceremony if all goes according to plan now. He will mention your role. You should be prepared to speak to the parties before the event and issue a statement. Hope it doesn't come unraveled over the next 36 hours."

9. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/6551
March 27, 2011
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: Lots of new intel; Libyan army possibly on verge of collapse

"...Source Comment: Speaking in strict confidence, one rebel commander stated that his troops continue to summarily execute all foreign mercenaries captured in the fighting..."

10. https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12566
From: Hillary Clinton
To: Sidney Blumenthal
Date: 2011-09-17 07:57

"Thx. I'll try to check in w you this week."

September 16, 2011 1:32pm
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: France, UK, et al, jockeying in Libya/oil

"During mid-September 2011 French President Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron traveled to Tripoli to meet with and express support for the leaders of the new government of Libya under the National Transitional Council (NTC). According to knowledgeable individuals, as part of this effort, the two leaders, in private conversations, also intend to press the leaders of the NTC to reward their early support for the rebellion against Muammar al Qaddafi. Sarkozy and Cameron expect this recognition to be tangible, in the form of favorable contracts for French and British energy companies looking to play a major role in the Libyan oil industry."

Email regarding Wikileaks itself: https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/1036

November 29, 2010
For: Hillary
From: Sid
Re: Wikileaks

"The Wikileaks documents can be cast as reflecting a positive light on the U.S. government and diplomacy. Your statement about how the documents underscored the Iranian nuclear threat is headed in the right direction.

1. The Wikileaks disclosure is the opposite of the Pentagon Papers. The Pentagon Papers provided evidence from an internal study conducted by the Department of Defense that the U.S. administration was not telling the truth about the Vietnam War. On the contrary, the Wikileaks papers prove that the U.S. government today has been telling the truth about the threats we face in the world.

2. The Wikileaks papers prove that American diplomats are hard at work at the difficult, often frustrating job of protecting and advancing our interests in the world. These documents are testimony to the diligence, intelligence and clear mindedness of our diplomats. Our diplomats are doing their work on the frontline of national security."

These two emails pertains directly to the Petraeus Scandal, which relates to the ongoing FBI investigation, though they are looking into 30,000 emails not publicly released (those released are still of considerable impact):

1: https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12339
From: Sidney Blumenthal
To: Hillary Clinton
Date: 2012-11-12 12:05pm

"My operative theory on Petraeus scandal is that it became an October Surprise that failed. Forcing the scandal public and his resignation would have been the trifecta--leaks, Benghazi, then Petraeus-- allowing Romney to argue that Obama had created a national security collapse. It would have overtaken the end of the campaign.
My thought is that Leahy should be in this now and that Feinstein should be made aware, if she is not already, of the October Surprise scenario.

2: https://wikileaks.org/clinton-emails/emailid/12340
From: Sidney Blumenthal
Sent: Sunday, November 11, 2012 8:51 AM
To: H
Subject: H: Here it is, what did Eric Cantor know and when did he know it. Sid

"...The F.B.I. investigators were not pursuing evidence of Mr. Petraeus's marital infidelity, which would not be a criminal matter, the official said. But their examination of his e-mails, most or all of them sent from a personal account and not from his C.I.A. account, raised the possibility of security breaches that needed to be addressed directly with him. 'Alarms went off on larger security issues,'' the official said.

(http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/11/usgbi-said-to-have-stumbled-into-news-of-david-petraeus- affair.html?pagewanted=all)

Secretary Hillary Clinton's statements regarding her emails:
1. "I fully complied with every rule I was governed by."
2. "I did not email any classified material to anyone on my email. There is no classified material."
3. "I opted for convenience to use my personal email account, which was allowed by the State Department, because I thought it would be easier to carry just one device for my work and for my personal emails instead of two," she said. "Looking back, it would have been better if I'd simply used a second email account and carried a second phone, but at the time, this didn't seem like an issue."

Secretary Clinton's Statements Links:
1: http://www.mercurynews.com/nation-world/ci_27689239/hillary-clinton-emails-fact-checking-her-statement
2: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/03/10/politics/hillary-clinton-email-scandal-press-conference/index.html

Legal experts, Dan Abrams and Richard Lempert, believe Clinton will not be indicted.

The existing legal analysis of this issue has mostly been done by ABC legal analyst Dan Abrams, Emeritus Professor of Law Richard Lempert and Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus. Their arguments center on the difficulty to find compelling evidence that Hillary Clinton knowingly sent sensitive information, because there are no emails “marked classified” on her server. They also believe it would be hard to prove Clinton intentionally put American secrets at risk with her emailing practices and server security.

As of January 2016, the State Department has withheld 22 emails from Clinton’s server as being too classified to release to the public. We know two of these emails surround the movement of North Korean missiles, and the specifics of a drone operation...After Clinton turned over 55,000 pages of emails to the State Department, she subsequently deleted the remaining contents on the server claiming those emails to be personal and not work-related.

Interestingly, a Romanian hacker by the alias “Guccifer” hacked into Blumenthal’s AOL account (not Clinton’s) back in March 2013 and leaked four Benghazi-related emails between him and Clinton. “Guccifer” is now being extradited to the United States from Romania, perhaps to testify to federal investigators about the authenticity of these leaked emails between Blumenthal and Clinton.

Once Clinton turned over her server to the FBI in August 2015, reports began to emerge that it was extremely vulnerable to hacking attempts because the server permitted remote-access connections directly over the Internet. Not only that, Clinton did not encrypt any of her emails for the first two months as Secretary of State.

Before becoming Secretary of State in 2009, Clinton purchased a private email server to be installed in her home in New York. On this server she used the email address hdr22@clintonemail.com for all work and personal correspondence throughout her 4-year tenure as Secretary. She did not use, or activate, an official State Department “state.gov” email account throughout this time. This separates her case from former Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice who had a private email address, but primarily used their work email.

OPINION: Why Hillary Clinton Will Be Indicted for Mishandling Classified Information

#birdiesanders as a disney princess.....

New York Times Tries to Bury Bernie with Biased Reporting About Thursday’s Clinton-Sanders Debate

It is astonishing how brazen the NY Times has become in flaunting its bias against Bernie Sanders – not just in its editorials, but in its so-called “objective” news coverage.

The first paragraph instantly sets the tone. Sanders, says the Times, “savaged” Mrs Clinton, who then “countered with steely confidence.” Oh, please. The rest of the story goes on to repeat, over and over, directly and by innuendo, how laughable Sanders’ chances are of winning against Clinton – apparently hoping to engineer a self-fulfilling prophecy. Truly shameless is the Times’ grudging mention that “some” national polls show Bernie faring better than Hillary against Trump. But the real truth is that – not just some – but virtually all the national polls (FOX News, CBS News, McClatchy/Marist, IBD/TIPP, PPP (D), Bloomberg, and Quinnipiac) have been showing this for quite some time.

But it doesn’t matter what the truth is. All the corporate media are following the same playbook, from the Times and Daily News to CNN and MSNBC. Listening to what the cable “news” commentators have been saying about the debate almost makes me think I didn’t see and hear what I saw and heard. No wonder both the right and the left despise the media. Only the smug and complacent “middle” believe them.


POP! to release Bernie Sanders collectable

Bernie Sanders wins Colorado with big showing at state convention

Bernie Sanders scored a decisive victory Saturday in Colorado, taking a majority of the national delegates with a stronger-than-expected showing at a divided state Democratic convention.

The Sanders campaign won 63 percent in the presidential preference poll at the state convention in Loveland, where Democrats gathered amid a snowstorm that prevented hundreds from making the trip. The vote represented an improvement on his 59 percent victory at the March 1 caucus...

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