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Old 08-12-2016, 07:11 AM
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Default Re: No One Should Be Above the Law

Originally Posted by ShivaTD View Post
Only the first sentence of this is accurate. The rest is BS partisan lies.

There was a huge difference between Petraeus and Clinton of course.

Petraeus turned over nine volumes of his personal journals that contained massive amounts of secret and even top secret information to a civilian outside of the government that didn't have either the security clearance or the need to know this information.

Hillary Clinton included a very limited amount of classified and even a more limited number of secret information in email correspondence with those in our government that had both the security clearance and the need to know in the performance of her duties as the Secretary of State.

The levels of the violations of the law between Petraeus and Clinton could be compared, by analogy, as the difference between a boulder to a grain of sand.

Even Fox News, the mouthpiece of the Republican Party, openly admitted there was no comparison between the Petraeus investigation where prosecution was warranted and the Clinton investigation where no prosecution was warranted.

Similarities lacking in Clinton, Petraeus investigations | Fox News

This crap that there was any political involvement, bias, interventionism, or influence is pure right-wing horse manure. The cases are vastly different from a legal standpoint.
When you claim Hillary Clinton had a limited amount of classified emails on her illegal server, are you seriously claiming in excess of 2,000 emails including top secret and above classification is somehow minimal? Oh but wait, Comey testified the FBI recovered thousands of emails Hillary failed to turn over but they were available to her lawyers and Bill and whoever else had access to her private server. There is even an email from Hillary instructing one of her staffers to strip classified markings from an email and send it to Hillary's illegal server. Hillary obviously with deliberate intent exposed classified materials to people not authorised to see it but she was not prosecuted unlike Petraeus.

Remember Edward Snowden, the NSA system administrator with access to a massive amount of classified data? Hillary gave the same level complete access to her classified emails to her IT support person on her personal payroll. In addition to deliberately storing classified data in an insecure location, it is in arguable Hillary gave this unauthorized person access to her emails including classified materials. But don't worry, Obama's DOJ gave him immunity from prosecution shielding Hillary Clinton from any incriminating evidence he might give. Too bad for Petraeus he didnít have Hillary's connections.

Just last weekend Hillary admitted that she lied to the American people about her email server claiming it was "brain freeze" or some such nonsense. She claimed she was truthful to the FBI but unlike Petraeus no recording or transcript of her interview was made. Instead, FBI agents wrote a summary report of Hillary's interview deliberately blinding the FBI from any evidence of perjury. No doubt Petraeus would have liked such favorable treatment.

Even the article you linked can't help but point out the obvious differences between how Petraeus and Hillary's cases were handled. The author claims prosecuting Hillary would have set a dangerous precedent given how carelessly the Washington elites handle classified materials but of course ignores Petraeus's prosecution in the warning. You see, the mistake Petraeus made was prosecuted but Hillary Clinton is above the law.
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