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Lots of Smoke Here, Hillary

Prediction: If Hillary Clinton wins, within a year of her inauguration, she will be under investigation by a special prosecutor on charges of political corruption, thereby continuing a family tradition.

State Department To Release All Of Hillary's Deleted Emails, May Wait Until After Presidential Election

Some good and some bad news for transparency advocates was disclosed moments ago, when the State Department announced it would release all of the deleted work-related emails that the FBI recovered from Hillary Clinton’s private system. That's the good news. The bad news is that it remains undecided whether the full set of emails will be out by the presidential election on Nov. 8. Translation: it won't be.

Is "Special Government Employee" Huma Abedin The Smoking Gun In Hillary's "Pay-To-Play" Scheme?

Having previously warned that Hillary "is often confused," Clinton's top aide, Huma Abedin - previously best known for standing by her husband Anthony Weiner after his sexting scandal - is now at the center of the Clinton Foundation - State Department debacle. As Bloomberg reports, for the final eight months of Clinton's reign as Secretary of State, Abedin worked for both The Clinton Foundation and as a "special government employee" at The State Department.

Prospect Capital: The Enemy Within

John F. Barry III, the founder, chairman and chief executive of Prospect Capital, a Manhattan-based business development company, can't seem to get any respect.

Rahm Emanuel Says Chicago Pension Crisis "Improving", Facts Show He Is Lying

Fridays in the summer are a great day to dump news you don’t want scrutinized, as reporters will tell you. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel just dropped some propaganda, bragging about balancing the Chicago budget and fixing the city’s pension plans. While Reuters' Dave McKinney took the lies hook, line, and sinker; the facts behind the lies can be summarized thus: "the kicked can is not included."

Hillary's Closest Aide Admits Clinton 'Illegally' Burned Daily Schedule

"I spent eight years at the State Department and watched as four US ambassadors and two secretaries of state shared their daily schedules with a variety of State Department employees and US officials... I've never seen anyone [except Hillary Clinton] put their schedule in the burn bag..."

Judicial Watch Demands DOJ Inspector General Probe Into "Scandalous" Lynch-Clinton Meeting

"Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s meeting with Bill Clinton severely undermined the already low public confidence in her agency’s criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton. Her meeting with President Clinton creates the appearance of a violation of law, ethical standards and good judgment. Simply stated, Attorney General Lynch’s June 29, 2016 meeting with former President Clinton creates the broad public impression that “the fix is in."

Fighting Back? "Robo-Lawyer"-App Overturns 160,000 Parking Tickets

Got a bullshit parking ticket? Now you can appeal it in less than a minute. The new chatbot tool, DoNotPay, uses previously successful appeal letters to draw up a customized template, allowing users to avoid courts, legal fees, stress, and having to use a lawyer. So far, the free app has overturned 160,000 parking tickets in London and New York. With a success rate of 64%, DoNotPay has appealed $4 million in parking fines in just two cities in only nine months of operation.

State Records Show Hillary Had "Zero Interest In Disclosing Emails To Public" As Law Requires

“The new Hillary Clinton email records show she had zero interest in disclosing her emails to the public as the law requires,” stated Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton.  “And the emails show the Obama State Department gave special accommodations to Clinton’s email system, which the agency knew was unsecure, was likely hacked, and was not transparent under FOIA.”