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Tue May 17, 2016, 08:53 AM

 

Here we go - the beginning of the probable end. Clinton Foundation Audit

Still looming....

Shaky Foundations

The Clintons’ so-called charitable enterprise has served as a vehicle to launder money and to enrich family friends.

By Ken Silverstein

After endless delays and excuses, the Clinton Foundation released its 2014 tax return as well as amended returns for the previous four years and an audit of its finances. That fulfilled a pledge made last April by Clinton Foundation acting CEO, Maura Pally, who acknowledged that the foundation had previously made a few unfortunate accounting “mistakes.”

Journalists are going to be scouring through this new financial information and pumping out “balanced” stories that evade what is already evident, namely that the Clintons have used their foundation for crass profiteering and influence peddling.

If the Justice Department and law enforcement agencies do their jobs, the foundation will be closed and its current and past trustees, who include Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton, will be indicted. That’s because their so-called charitable enterprise has served as a vehicle to launder money and to enrich Clinton family friends.

It is beyond dispute that former President Clinton has been directly involved in helping foundation donors and his personal cronies get rich. Even worse, it is beyond dispute that these very same donors and the Clintons’ political allies have won the focused attention of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton when she served as Secretary of State. Democrats and Clinton apologists will write these accusations off as conspiracy mongering and right-wing propaganda, but it’s an open secret to anyone remotely familiar with accounting and regulatory requirements for charities that the financial records are deliberately misleading. And not coincidentally, those records were long filed by a Little Rock–based accounting firm called BKD, a regional auditor with little international experience. <snip>

http://harpers.org/blog/2015/11/shaky-foundations/

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Reply Here we go - the beginning of the probable end. Clinton Foundation Audit (Original post)
ViseGrip May 2016 OP
SFnomad May 2016 #1
ViseGrip May 2016 #25
Jitter65 May 2016 #58
YouDig May 2016 #2
leftynyc May 2016 #3
Cosmic Kitten May 2016 #6
DemocratSinceBirth May 2016 #30
leftynyc May 2016 #40
Broward May 2016 #13
leftynyc May 2016 #41
Broward May 2016 #50
Hiraeth May 2016 #17
ViseGrip May 2016 #26
uponit7771 May 2016 #27
The Velveteen Ocelot May 2016 #36
leftynyc May 2016 #42
The Velveteen Ocelot May 2016 #45
gainesvillenole May 2016 #56
NorthCarolina May 2016 #57
leftynyc May 2016 #60
Name removed May 2016 #4
BootinUp May 2016 #5
Cosmic Kitten May 2016 #7
BootinUp May 2016 #8
Cosmic Kitten May 2016 #9
BootinUp May 2016 #14
ViseGrip May 2016 #28
JudyM May 2016 #48
bkkyosemite May 2016 #18
libdem4life May 2016 #15
ViseGrip May 2016 #29
libdem4life May 2016 #31
libdem4life May 2016 #11
DebDoo May 2016 #20
BootinUp May 2016 #23
Cal Carpenter May 2016 #47
BootinUp May 2016 #54
SidDithers May 2016 #10
JoePhilly May 2016 #12
libdem4life May 2016 #24
JoePhilly May 2016 #46
enid602 May 2016 #16
Hiraeth May 2016 #19
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JTFrog May 2016 #21
sharp_stick May 2016 #22
LexVegas May 2016 #32
Name removed May 2016 #33
MineralMan May 2016 #34
Gavile May 2016 #35
Doctor_J May 2016 #37
rjsquirrel May 2016 #38
BootinUp May 2016 #39
Adrahil May 2016 #43
leftynyc May 2016 #44
basselope May 2016 #49
Sheepshank May 2016 #51
Name removed May 2016 #52
NowSam May 2016 #53
amborin May 2016 #55
azurnoir May 2016 #59
beaglelover May 2016 #61
Herman4747 May 2016 #62
randome May 2016 #63
felix_numinous May 2016 #64

Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 08:55 AM

1. Couldn't find anything more current than a 6 month old article ... that has obviously gone nowhere

 

How about something from Breitbart? Or maybe Free Republic?

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Response to SFnomad (Reply #1)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:21 AM

25. Investigation is continuing and they just found BILL TOOK 500K FOR ARMS while Hillary was at State!

 

A violation. Do you think this is it?

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Response to ViseGrip (Reply #25)

Tue May 17, 2016, 11:18 AM

58. Not true. Try agains. nt

 

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 08:56 AM

2. That was last November. Do you think those people who keep predicting the rapture

eventually realize there isn't going to be one, or do they just keep pushing the date back?

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 08:57 AM

3. Just who the fuck do you

 

think you're kidding by starting a thread "the beginning of the end" when you're posting an article 6 MONTHS OLD? The smell of desperation is getting pretty rancid.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #3)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:02 AM

6. Nice language. Better wipe the spittle of your monitor

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #6)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:01 AM

40. Awwwww

 

I had no idea I was dealing with such delicate flowers.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #3)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:11 AM

13. Right-wing rage. Fuck yeah.

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Response to Broward (Reply #13)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:01 AM

41. Right wing crap posted

 

and it gets a yawn from you. How pathetic.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #41)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:42 AM

50. Speak it. We need more like you fighting for the rich and powerful.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #3)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:12 AM

17. Before the age of the internet, six months was nothing. Now, I feel old.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #3)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:24 AM

26. The person who just read the Foundation took 100 million from MIDDLE EAST LEADERS

 

And I'm pissed! Do you not understand this? It appear the middle has paid us to fight a war for them....(200 troops just put on the ground in Yemen, 1 day after 250 more into Iraq!)

That is the people's money to fight a war, but it went to the Clinton's for profit foundation! Will the Clinton's fund the VA? Will they pay for the boots, gus, ammo, and the rest? Why would the money go there?


Now do tell me.....just how much will they be representing us, after taking 100 million from middle east leaders? I'll tell you....they can't!

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #3)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:25 AM

27. +1, more right wing tripe on DU

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #27)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:41 AM

36. Ken Silverstein is anything but a right-winger.

And Harper's is anything but a right-wing publication. Silverstein has also worked for Mother Jones, Washington Monthly, The Nation, Slate, and Salon. He did get himself fired from The Intercept, edited by Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras, and Jeremy Scahill, who are also not right-wingers. Silverstein was accused of sloppy fact-checking, so there's that. But he's clearly not a right-winger in any sense of the word.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #36)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:02 AM

42. Just a sloppy

 

journalist. Wonderful.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #42)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:06 AM

45. Apparently, or at least allegedly. Just not a right-winger.

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #3)

Tue May 17, 2016, 11:14 AM

56. OPINION Piece, Not A News Article....

And a besides being 6 months old, it's a poorly crafted, biased hit piece.... 🙄

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Response to leftynyc (Reply #3)

Tue May 17, 2016, 11:15 AM

57. Quick, mobilize the Brown Shirts. -nt-

 

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Response to NorthCarolina (Reply #57)

Tue May 17, 2016, 11:48 AM

60. Yawn

 

Looks like I don't have to mobilize anything. Bernie is never going to get the nomination.

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 08:58 AM

5. Clinton hate is one of the constants in the political universe, not to worry

they have withstood the smears before and will do so again.

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Response to BootinUp (Reply #5)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:03 AM

7. I wonder how the GOP will swiftboat Hillary???

I'm sure the voters won't fall
for that kind of politicking, again

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #7)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:05 AM

8. In the end the positive message will win.

Thats what the Clintons are good at.

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Response to BootinUp (Reply #8)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:07 AM

9. BWahahah What *positive message*

That Bill will be in charge of
the economy he helped to undermine?

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #9)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:11 AM

14. Lets talk about it after the convention. nt

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #9)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:25 AM

28. Exactly....so who will actally be the prez? She thought this was good strategy?

 

Weak is as weak does.....

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #9)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:35 AM

48. "Breaking down all the barriers"

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Response to BootinUp (Reply #8)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:13 AM

18. positive message...guess you haven't heard...the stuff....the stuff...

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Response to Cosmic Kitten (Reply #7)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:12 AM

15. Swiftboating was taking a moral man and lying about him.

 

This is just the opposite. Taking a immoral person who tells lies and cheats and went from "broke" to fabuluosly wealthy in 15 years ... i.e. just telling the truth. Big difference.

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Response to libdem4life (Reply #15)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:27 AM

29. Dont' forget Clinton's sent their daughter out to lie...what parents do that?

 

Chelsea could have told many great stories about her parents, enduring stories. I heard them when I heard Bill speak privately. But they sent her out to lie about Bernie. Again I ask, what parents do that? THIS is where my mother who is 89 bailed on Hillary. She is a mother and said YOU DON'T DO THIS.

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Response to ViseGrip (Reply #29)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:29 AM

31. Yes, and when her lies bounced back, her mother Did Not back her up.

 

Chelsea just isn't as polished a liar and laid low for a long time thereafter. I haven't heard much about or from her since.

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Response to BootinUp (Reply #5)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:09 AM

11. Clinton Hate = Having the nerve to post the truth about HRH.

 

Everyone knows she's dirty, and so is Bill and Chelsea. But blinders are helpful against the light of day...reality.

Please be so kind as to back up your rebuttal to this article and the items within it that are false. It's 6 months old because this isn't an overnight Investigation.

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Response to BootinUp (Reply #5)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:14 AM

20. The only smear here is a result of the crap the Clintons have heaped on the rest of the country

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Response to DebDoo (Reply #20)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:17 AM

23. It must be true because their enemies say it is!!!!!!!!! [email protected]

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Response to BootinUp (Reply #5)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:25 AM

47. Dismissing any criticism of the Clintons, no matter how accurate and specific,

as "Clinton hate" does not make it look like you have a very good counter-argument.

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Response to Cal Carpenter (Reply #47)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:54 AM

54. The pukes are still waiting for those accurate criticisms to be found. (Edited)

Edited to add:

The next best thing to a real scandal is a phony one.

How many millions of dollars have been spent to bring this couple down with nothing but a sex scandal to show. What don't you get? Where's a fucking shred of proof of conspiracy, crookery.

Its in your mind because her enemies planted it there.

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:08 AM

10. ...



Any updates since November?

Sid

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:09 AM

12. Old stale outrage.

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Response to JoePhilly (Reply #12)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:21 AM

24. Facts don't get stale. They either get proven to be wrong, or stick

 

like glue. I think it's setting up for a GOP victory, myself.

Let her get the nomination...shoot herself in the foot a few more times...wither under Trump's barrage she's seen nothing like and these "facts" will continue to come out as a dropped shoe by dropped shoe...and blow the GE.

The Vast Right Wing Conspiracy has nothing on Trump's angry mano-a-mano blistering tactics. Most of Trump's baggage he has put out there, and the Repulicans still love him.

But I see The Clinton Foundation Pay for Play will likely surpass Emailgate.

I wish she were clean, I really do, because I think she has many things that qualify her for President. But I can wait for the first female president to be one who can be a role model for not only Progressives, but young girls. She does not qualify for that particular role.

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Response to libdem4life (Reply #24)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:11 AM

46. So an even bigger Indictment Fairy is what you predict?

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:12 AM

16. tRump

I would think there would be more concern on this board with the Trump Foundation. %age of funds that actually go to charity, IRS reporting irregularities, etc. Just saying.

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Response to enid602 (Reply #16)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:13 AM

19. him too. equal concern.

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:15 AM

21. .

 

Sure is sad to see so called progressive liberals cheering for this shit.


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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:16 AM

22. Have you ever posted anything with actual content

or is it all as mindless as this and the rest of the stuff on your transparency page?

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:32 AM

32. ...

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:37 AM

34. If you're reduced to posting six month old blog articles,

you've run out of actual information to present, I think. This block from last November is an opinion by a blogger, not an actual analysis of anything. Yet, you post it as if it were actual factual material, rather than the heavily-biased screed that it really is.

It's too late and too little. This primary race is almost over, and the outcome is pretty darned clear. In less than a month, this website is going to undergo a major change, since it will be 100% certain who the Democratic nominee will be. At that time, it's very unlikely that the current amnesty for people with long lists of hidden posts will continue, I imagine.

I'm sorry that you're disappointed in how the primary race is going. I hope you'll be able to find it in you to think about the consequences of a Trump presidency would be, and vote in November accordingly. If not, you'll be disappointed once again, I'm certain.

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:39 AM

35. Hillary needs to stand down now

 

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:45 AM

37. Four years of investigations into her email servers and her money laundering operation

 

While all the while she signs corporate friendly legislation, starts more war, and privatizes stuff. Can't wait.

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Response to rjsquirrel (Reply #38)

Tue May 17, 2016, 09:47 AM

39. lol nt

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:03 AM

43. Seriously! Any second now. This time for reals, yo! NT

 

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:05 AM

44. The smell of desperation

 

is making GD-P unbearably toxic. I'll be back with a hazmat suit next time. Perhaps you'll have posted an even OLDER article written by a sloppy journalist and label it breaking news.

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:37 AM

49. It's HER turn.. how dare you talk about things and stuff!!

 

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:47 AM

51. Another beginning for another end?

 

*sigh* again.

BS can't win a majority of the public over on the merits of his message, so can only make the attempt to win by disqualifying the front runner. Pathetic.

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 10:55 AM

55. unbelievable corruption

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 11:24 AM

59. well at least now we know why Clinton's campaign is trying to distract with Nevada

and possibly force Bernie out of the campaign between this and the FBI investigation it could get messy

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 11:51 AM

61. You must be so proud of yourself.

Spreading RWNJ lies on a Democratic website. Way to go!!

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 12:22 PM

62. Another day, yet another Clinton scandal...

 

getting a bit nauseating

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 12:25 PM

63. The Clinton threads by Sanders supporters greatly outnumber Sanders posts by Sanders supporters.

 

I wonder why they prefer to talk about Clinton rather than Sanders.
[hr][font color="blue"][center]Stop looking for heroes. BE one.[/center][/font][hr]

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Response to ViseGrip (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 04:28 PM

64. K&R Thank you

keeping our eye on the ball so to speak.

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