Saturday, September 24, 2016

SHOCK: Obama knew Hillary had a private server and sent her emails using a pseudonym!

POLITICO

Obama used a pseudonym in emails with Clinton, FBI documents reveal


President Barack Obama used a pseudonym in email communications with Hillary Clinton and others, according to FBI records made public Friday.
The disclosure came as the FBI released its second batch of documents from its investigation into Clinton’s private email server during her tenure as secretary of state.

The 189 pages the bureau released includes interviews with some of Clinton’s closest aides, such as Huma Abedin and Cheryl Mills; senior State Department officials; and even Marcel Lazar, better known as the Romanian hacker “Guccifer.” 

In an April 5, 2016 interview with the FBI, Abedin was shown an email exchange between Clinton and Obama, but the longtime Clinton aide did not recognize the name of the sender.
"Once informed that the sender's name is believed to be pseudonym used by the president, Abedin exclaimed: 'How is this not classified?'" the report says. "Abedin then expressed her amazement at the president's use of a pseudonym and asked if she could have a copy of the email."
The State Department has refused to make public that and other emails Clinton exchanged with Obama. Lawyers have cited the "presidential communications privilege," a variation of executive privilege, in order to withhold the messages under the Freedom of Information Act.
The report doesn't provide more details on the contents of that particular email exchange, but says it took place on June 28, 2012, and had the subject line: "Re: Congratulations." It may refer to the Supreme Court's ruling that day upholding a key portion of the Obamacare law.
A report on the FBI's June 7, 2016 interview with "Guccifer" confirms FBI Director James Comey's claim that Lazar falsely asserted that he'd surreptitiously accessed Clinton's server.
"Lazar began by stating that he had never claimed to hack the Clinton server. [An FBI agent] then advised that Fix News had recently published an article which reported that Lazar had claimed to have to Clinton server. Lazar then stated that he recalled the interview with Fox News, and that he had lied to them about hacking the Clinton server."
Additional FBI interviewees whose reports were made public Friday included Jake Sullivan, Clinton's policy planning director; Bryan Pagliano, a former Clinton technology aide; Monica Hanley, a veteran Clinton aide who worked for her in the Senate and at State; and Sidney Blumenthal, Clinton’s longtime confidant.
The so-called "302" reports also detail FBI interviews with former Secretary of State Colin Powell, former CIA acting director Mike Morell, State Department official Pat Kennedy, State Department Inspector General Steve Linick, Bill Clinton aide Justin Cooper, former diplomatic security chief Eric Boswell and longtime diplomat Lewis Lukens.
Some of the interview reports had the subject's name removed on privacy grounds before the records were released. Many of those people seem to be computer technicians or lower-level State Department officials.
The FBI published 58 pages of documents earlier this month that revealed Clinton had relied on others’ judgment to not send her classified material during email correspondences.
“Clinton did not recall receiving any emails she thought should not be on an unclassified system,” the FBI said in its Sept. 2 report. “She relied on State officials to use their judgment when emailing her and could not recall anyone raising concerns with her regarding the sensitivity of the information she received at her email address.” 

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 PJMedia

What Happens When You Can't Trust the FBI and the Department of Justice?

In a stunning Friday (isn't it always?) revelation, we found out that yet another key figure from Hillary Clinton's "rat pack" -- her former chief-of-staff Cheryl Mills - was given immunity in the email server investigation.
As Ed Morrissey points out, that makes "at least five" -- who knows how many there really are -- who have received this treatment.  So far that's techies Bryan Pagliano and Paul Combetta (more of him in a moment), John Bentel of the Office of Information Resources Management, and Heather Samuelson, an aide to Mrs. Clinton.
How much the public knows of their immunized testimony is clear -- nothing.  How much is known by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Rep. Jason Chaffetz,, is less apparent, but since Chaffetz only just found out about the powerful Mills, as well as Bentel and Samuelson, we can assume the committee knows little, if anything, of what they had to say.
All this weeks after FBI Director James Comey, under what level of coercion from Loretta Lynch (and the White House) we can only guess,  made his determination not to make a legal referral in the matter of Hillary Clinton.
The Combetta revelation -- that the Clinton techie was querying peers on Reddit for advice on how to delete email addresses -- has already caused a brouhaha that threatens to (and should) explode. As Fortune explains:
Combetta is an IT professional who helped manage Clinton’s private server and then invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination rather than testify before a Congressional Oversight committee last week.
Ordinarily, this might have been enough to shield Combetta from accusations that he tampered with or destroyed evidence. But now Internet sleuths have unearthed a Reddit post that appears to represent Combetta asking for advice on how to hide the name of a “VERY VIP” in a batch of emails.
There's a lot more in the incriminating exchange and Combetta is clearly in trouble. Even the reliably pro-Clinton Snopes could not dispute the uncomfortable truths about the man who scrubbed (or bleached) the emails and his unscrupulous employers:
The identity of u/stonetear [Combetta's handle from Reddit and elsewhere] has not yet been confirmed, and an attorney for Platte River Networks [Clinton's email tech company] has declined to comment on the claims. Combetta was earlier granted immunity by the Justice Department with respect to the Clinton e-mail investigation, and he invoked his Fifth Amendment right not to testify during a hearing earlier in September 2016, before the Reddit controversy placed him under sharper scrutiny.
House Republicans have scheduled a hearing pertaining to preservation of state records for 22 September 2016, and Rep. Smith's letter set a deadline of 23 September 2016 for Combetta and other Platte River Networks employees to arrange "transcribed interviews" with the Committee. Neither Combetta nor legal representatives for Platte River Networks have denied the claims.
The plot sickens, as they say. Who ordered Combetta to do the bleaching? Doesn't the public have a right to know?  Isn't it time for the FBI -- or some decent agent or agents -- to fess up to save the rapidly declining reputation of their organization? That the Bureau has been under attack of late for failure to identify terrorists because of overweening political correctness has only exacerbated the public perception that all is far from well in the J. Edgar Hoover Building.
This amounts  to what the great Italian playwright Ugo Betti referred to as Corruption in the Palace of JusticeBesides being totalitarian in essence, the obfuscatory policies of Lynch and Comey have made certain that Hillary Clinton, should she win the presidency, will never have anything close to the consent of the governed.  She will never be reliably cleared and an extremely high percentage of the public  will never believe her -- and will be correct in doing so.
We live under a dictatorship of the moral narcissist bourgeoisie. They think they know more than we do and can do anything they wish. Actually, they know little and could care less.  All they want is power and will cling to at it any cost, even the truth and basic morality.  And we are their victims.
Roger L. Simon is a prize-winning novelist, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and co-founder of PJ Media.  His most recent book is—I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Destroying Our Republic, If It Hasn't Already

Friday, September 23, 2016

Do The Violent Protestors in North Carolina Really Care About The Loss of Black Lives?

Commentary

By Frances Rice
While our nation witnessed violent protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, none occurred on Chicago streets where over 3,000 people were killed in one year. The majority of the murders in Chicago were black people killing other black people.

Below are two articles which shed light on why protestors show no concern about the crisis in Chicago.

The first article is about how a NAACP leader in North Carolina says, incredibly, that it does not matter if a black suspect has a gun when stopped by the police. Really? A police officer is not supposed to fear for his or her life when faced with a gun wielding suspect, if the suspect is black?

The other article published in 2015 demonstrates that the black-on-black crime in Chicago crisis has not changed while it is still being ignored by protestors.
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Yes, NAACP leader actually said this about Charlotte shooting: ‘It really doesn’t matter if he had a gun’
By Michael Dorstewitz

September 23, 2016
 
A North Carolina NAACP leader told CNN’s Carol Costello Thursday that it was irrelevant that black Charlotte resident Keith Scott was brandishing a firearm when he was shot and killed by a police officer.
Although Scott’s relatives claimed that he was holding a book when he was shot, police claim that body camera footage shows he actually held a firearm in a threatening manner.
“I think the most important part is the contrast in him having a book versus a gun. But in my mind and in most of the community’s mind, it really doesn’t matter if he had a gun,” Commie Mack, president of the Charlotte chapter of the NAACP told Costello.

“At the end of the day we have the right under the Second Amendment to carry here in North Carolina,” she continued. “And [the police’s] responsibility was to engage him in a more de-escalated way, to find out if he had a permit for his gun and allow him to go on his merry way and he would still be living today. That’s not what happened.”
She concluded that video indicating Scott was armed didn’t really matter.
“So I don’t want anyone to walk away from this conversation today thinking that a video showing he had a gun in any way says that he was guilty of anything,” she said. 

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5 Devastating Facts About Black-on-Black Crime
By Jerome Hudson

28 Nov 2015
 
The mainstream American media is, again, happily hitting the Black Lives Matter crack pipe in its pernicious pursuit of high ratings. These blood-lusting junkies were nowhere to be found when, with haunting predictability, Chicago news headline after headline detailed the carnage that has consumed dozens of communities in that city where black men kill each other with terrifying regularity.
Where were these Black Lives Matter protesters after the slaying of Chicago’s little Tyshawn Lee, the 9-year-old lured into an alley and shot to death by a black man seeking gang-related vengeance against his father?
Did little Tyshawn’s murder at the hands of a black gangster–an all too common occurrence in Chicago–not warrant wall-to-wall news coverage or Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson-style calls for “justice”?
No.
Why?
Because the ugly truth behind #BlackLivesMatter is that black people killing other black people does nothing to advance its political power in the same way that one white cop killing a black criminal can.
Despite the media’s overindulgence on white copskilling blacks, there is still a far-larger amount of black bodies being sent to morgues by black killers. Here’s five devastating facts, liberals can’t deny, that prove it.
FACT 1. Over 1,400 more black Americans murdered other blacks in two years than were lynched from 1882 to 1968.
According to FBI data, 4,906 black people murdered other blacks in 2010 and 2011. That is 1,460 more black Americans killed by other blacks in two years than were lynched from 1882 to 1968, according to the Tuskegee Institute.
FACT 2. Black People (mostly men) commit a grossly disproportionate amount of crime.
In 2012, white males were 38 percent of the population and committed 4,582 murders. That same year, black males were just 6.6 percent of the population but committed a staggering 5,531 murders.
In other words: black people–at just a fifth of the size–committed almost 1,000 more murders than their white counterparts.
The figures above highlight a horrific truth that black racialists and white liberals routinely ignore: Lawbreaking black Americans, young black males particularly, put themselves in close proximity to (mostly white male) police officers at rates sometimes five to 10 times higher than whites. This is a recipe for disaster. Thusly….
FACT 3. Despite making up just 13% of the population, blacks committed half of homicides in the United States for nearly 30 years.
DOJ statistics show that between 1980 and 2008, black people committed 52% of homicides.
In 2013, black criminals committed 38% of the murders. Whites accounted for just 31 percent.
There are five times fewer black people than white people in America and, yet, they consistently carry out a larger share of the crimes? Given this rate, it’s no wonder that there aren’t more assistances where cops kill black criminals.
FACT 4. Chicago’s death toll is almost equal to that of both wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, combined.
There have been almost as many deaths in one American city as there have been in the two major wars carried out by the U.S. military this century.
Chicago’s death toll from 2001–November, 26 2015 stands at 7,401. The combined total deaths during Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2015: 4,815) and Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan (2001-2015: 3,506), total 8,321.
FACT 5. It would take cops 40 years to kill as many black men as have died at the hands of others black men in 2012 alone.
University of Toledo criminologist Dr. Richard R. Johnson examined the latest crime data from the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Reports and Centers for Disease Control and found that an average of 4,472 black men were killed by other black men annually between Jan. 1, 2009, and Dec. 31, 2012.
Professor Johnson’s research further concluded that 112 black men died from both justified and unjustified police-involved killings annually during this same period.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Trump Gaining More Black Voter Support

New York Post
News
Black voters are turning from Clinton to Trump in new poll
By Mary Kay Linge
September 18, 2016 | 7:02am


Donald Trump is gaining support among African-American voters — whose enthusiasm for Hillary Clinton is eroding, a tracking poll released Saturday revealed.

Trump saw a 16.5 percentage-point increase in backing from African-American voters in a Los Angeles Times/University of Southern California tracking poll, up from 3.1 percent on Sept. 10 to 19.6 percent through Friday.

Meanwhile, the same poll showed Clinton’s support among that group plummeting from 90.4 percent on Sept. 10 to 71.4 percent.

Clinton’s nearly 20-point crash began Sunday, said Dan Schnur of USC. Sunday was the day Clinton was recorded collapsing while entering a Secret Service van at a 9/11 event.

For the week, the poll found a 6-point rise for Trump. The Republican is now at 47.2 percent of the vote to Clinton’s 41.2 percent.

“It’s the largest shift we’ve seen in a one-week period since we began polling in July,” Schnur said.
 

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Congressional Black Caucus Members Falsely Accuse Donald Trump of Racism

By Frances Rice


Have they no shame?

While wrongly accusing Donald Trump of racism, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) themselves have engaged in racial discrimination by refusing to admit a white liberal, Rep. Democrat Stephen I. Cohen, who succeeded former Rep. Harold Ford in representing a majority black American district in Tennessee .
Even more egregious, the CBC turns a blind eye to the devastation caused to black communities by the failed socialist policies of their party, the Democratic Party.
Yet, these same sellouts to their black constituents are quick to rush to the nearest microphone to fabricate charges of racism against Donald Trump because he is shining a light on how the Democratic Party has destroyed black communities for 60+ years.
In full faux outraged mode and determined to paint Donald Trump as a racist, the CBC first regurgitated Democratic Party talking points about an over 30-year old law suit involving a New York rental agency for some properties owned by Donald Trump’s father.
The rental agency had vetted potential tenants based on income.  As is typical of left wingers, the income vetting was recast into race vetting. With that false narrative in play, the court at that time ruled in favor of the plaintiffs. How does that case make Donald Trump today a racist?
Not finished with trying to tar Donald Trump as a racist, the CBC hauled out a 27-year old Central Park jogger rape case. Well, below are the facts about that case.
It was 1989. The crack epidemic had torn through New York as poverty soared to 25% and the city’s elites reaped the rewards of a booming Wall Street. The murder rate had risen to 1,896 killings a year; 3,254 rapes would be reported in the five boroughs, but only one captured the city’s extended attention.
On the evening of  April 19th, a 28-year-old investment banker Trisha Meili, who was white, jogged across the northern, dilapidated section of Central Park. She was brutally attacked – bludgeoned with a rock, gagged, tied and raped. She was left for dead but discovered hours later, unconscious and suffering from hypothermia and severe brain damage.
That same night, a group of more than 30 youths had entered the park from East Harlem. Some engaged in a rampage of random criminality, hurling rocks at cars, assaulting and mugging passersby.
Among the group was Salaam, along with 14-year-olds Raymond Santana and Kevin Richardson, 15-year-old Antron McCray and 16-year-old Korey Wise. The teenagers – four African American and one Hispanic – would become known collectively as the Central Park Five.
Four of the boys signed confessions and appeared on video without a lawyer, each arguing that while they had not been the individual to commit the rape they had witnessed one of the others do it, thereby implicating the entire group.
Meili, who made a miraculous recovery and testified in court, could not remember any details of the attack.
All five boys pleaded not guilty at trial the following year. The jury found all five boys guilty. The court condemned them to prison to serve sentences ranging from five to 10 years and five to 15 years. Wise, who had remained in the city’s notorious Rikers Island jail, was sentenced as an adult.
During that time, Donald Trump paid a reported $85,000 to take out advertising space in four of the city’s newspapers, including the New York Times.
Here is the ad.

Trump later apologized. But Barbara Res, a member of Trump’s inner circle through much of the 1980s who served as his executive vice-president in 1989, told the “Guardian” she never witnessed any signs of racism throughout her time at his company.

 “I think he got angry when he saw what happened to that woman, and I think he reacted to it,” she said of the Central Park jogger case. “I think we were all horrified at what happened. I think everybody basically supported Donald. I don’t think he was trying to be racist – I think he was trying to be a proponent of law and order.”
It is truly sad, that rather than being concerned about what happened to an innocent woman, the CBC uses her tragic case to falsely accuse Donald Trump of racism, all in a disgusting attempt to help Hillary Clinton get elected.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

‘Deplorable’ Hillary Clinton Maligns Nearly 50 Million Americans


 

 
Hillary apparently doesn’t think very much of her countrymen.

By Deroy Murdock  

Leave it to Hillary Clinton to hammer almost 50 million citizens whom she aspires to govern.

“You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables.’ Right?” Clinton declared Friday as Barbra Streisand and other self-congratulating guests tittered their approval at a $6 million Manhattan fundraiser. “They’re racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic — you name it.”

Surging Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump has energized his recently sputtering campaign and now enjoys 43 percent support in today’s RealClearPolitics survey average (vs. 46 percent for Clinton).
 
Thus, among Trump’s current share of America’s 220 million eligible voters, Clinton just threw half of them — roughly 47 million people — under her motorcade.

After triggering a torrent of criticism, Clinton stated, “I regret saying ‘half’ — that was wrong.”

Of course, this is no apology.

I very much regret that Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey died in January. However, I do not apologize for this, as I did not kill him. So, Clinton’s “regret” represents nothing more than her sorrow that she gave herself a throbbing political headache.

And if she got “half” wrong, then — what? — 47 percent of Trump’s supporters are hateful bums? Is it 45 percent? If Clinton has another number in mind, she should specify it.

Clinton’s remarks completely conform with the liberalism that she shares with top Democrats — from K Street to Sunset Boulevard.

As they see it, hordes of the great unwashed live in “flyover country.” They are not educated or elegant enough to have reached Los Angeles, San Francisco, Boston, New York, or — the most elevated place of all — Washington, D.C. So, enlightened people like Hillary and her supporters must make decisions for these benighted souls.
 
Thus, Washington should tell these people what to do, every day, all day long. These unsophisticated monsters need adult supervision and, by God, Hillary and her minions will provide it!

In an address in Baltimore, Trump denounced Clinton’s terminal elitism with particular passion, eloquence, and even a common touch. Most important, he astutely connected Clinton’s odious personal attitude to her public behavior.

Trump told the National Guard Association that he was “deeply shocked and alarmed this Friday to hear my opponent attack, slander, smear and demean [the] wonderful, amazing people who are supporting our campaign.”

Trump added:

Our support comes from every part of America, and every walk of life. We have the support of cops and soldiers, carpenters and welders, the young and the old, and millions of working-class families who just want a better future.

These were the people Hillary Clinton so viciously demonized. . . . 

She called them a “basket of deplorables” in both a speech and an interview. She divides people into baskets as though they were objects, not human beings. . . . 

She and her wealthy donors all had a good laugh. They were laughing at the very people who pave the roads she drives on, paint the buildings she speaks in, and keep the lights on in her auditorium.

Hillary Clinton is an insider, supported by powerful insiders, attacking Americans who have no political power.                                                       

Trump accused Clinton of “hatred and derision for the people who make this country run,” the citizens who “thanklessly follow the rules, pay their taxes, and scratch out a living for their families.”

Hillary, Trump says, “displayed the same sense of arrogance and entitlement that led her to violate federal law as secretary of state, hide and delete her e-mails, put classified information in the reach of our enemies, lie to Congress, and sell government favors and access through her foundation.”

Candidates usually are smart enough to slam other candidates. Instead, Hillary Clinton slimes actual voters, by the millions. It is a frightful revelation, indeed, to learn what Hillary Clinton really thinks of enough Americans to populate Florida, Nevada, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

— Deroy Murdock is a Manhattan-based Fox News contributor and a contributing editor with National Review Online.
 
 
 

What's Wrong With Hillary's Health? Three Blood Clots, A Concussion, Deep Vein Thrombosis


 
Three blood clots, a concussion, deep vein thrombosis
 
 
Hillary's shielded medical history is no longer just for conspiracy theorists as her 'penchant for privacy' gets serious scrutiny
 

  • Clinton suffered her first blood clot in 1998 while she was First Lady and experienced a second incident in 2009
  • She suffered a concussion after falling in her home in 2013 near the end of her tenure as secretary of state
  • Her doctors say she has deep vein thrombosis, which can lead to clotting in leg veins
  • She suffered a blood clot in her brain in December 2011 and takes blood thinners to treat her condition
  • She has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism
  • Broke her elbow, as spokesman warned it would crimp her texting 
  • Clinton collapsed when she left a 9/11 ceremony early on Sunday. Her office finally revealed she has pneumonia
  • Campaign spokesman Brian Fallon says Clinton plans to release more medical records this week as criticism mounts
Hillary Clinton's medical history – and her tendency to keep personal and medical information far from view – is coming in for new scrutiny following revelations that the candidate got diagnosed with pneumonia Friday in advance of her stumble in New York.

Clinton's stumble, caught on camera Sunday after she had to leave Sept. 11th anniversary memorial services after about an hour and a half, was the latest in a line of health spats that have made it into the news during her career.

'Antibiotics can take care of pneumonia. What's the cure for an unhealthy penchant for privacy that repeatedly creates unnecessary problems?' asked President Obama's former message guru David Axelrod in a tweet Monday – a message promptly retweeted by Trump's campaign manager Kellyanne Conway. 
 
 
To see details about Hillary's troubling multi-year health problems which make her unfit to be president, visit:
 

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton Calls KKK Grand Dragon “Heart & Soul” of America!

 
A video has appeared on YouTube of Hillary Clinton speaking highly of former U.S. Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) who was a card-carrying member and recruiter for the Ku Klux Klan.

In the 1940s, Byrd obtained the Klan rank of “Exalted Cyclops” and spent decades promoting their vile, racist message. He took part in what was – at the time – the longest filibuster ever against the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

As Byrd once announced:

“I shall never fight in the armed forces with a negro by my side … Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds.”

And as Hillary opined:
 
“Senator Byrd was a man of surpassing eloquence and nobility.” And, “It is almost impossible to imagine the United States Senate without Robert Byrd. He was not only its longest serving member. He was its heart, its soul, and it’s historian.”

 
Why does Hillary Clinton get a pass for her friendship with a former, high-ranking KKK member?
 

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 Hillary’s Risky KKK Gambit

 By Paul R. Hollrah
 
 
At an August 25 rally in Reno, Nevada, Hillary Clinton made what was a feeble attempt at blunting Donald Trump’s outreach to African American voters.  In her remarks she referred to recent news reports in which former Klansman David Duke is said to have endorsed Trump’s candidacy.  Attempting to cast doubt on Trump’s sincerity, she said, “Trump refused to disavow the support of David Duke, a notorious former leader of the Ku Klux Klan.”

It was a major unforced error.  Coming from a woman who has reportedly received $20,000 in contributions from KKK members in recent months, her attempt to tie Trump to the Klan can only serve to discredit her and to draw attention to the Democratic Party’s sordid racial history.  

When asked by reporters about his reaction to the Duke endorsement, Trump replied, “I didn’t even know he endorsed me.  David Duke endorsed me?  Okay, all right.  I disavow, okay?” 

His response was a far cry from Hillary Clinton’s warm embrace of the late Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd (D-WV) upon his death on June 10, 2010. 

On that occasion, Clinton heaped praise on the former Grand Kleagle of the West Virginia KKK, saying, “Senator Byrd was a man of surpassing eloquence and nobility...  It is almost impossible to imagine the United States Senate without Robert Byrd.  He was not just its longest-serving member; he was its heart and soul. 

“From my first day in the Senate, I sought out his guidance, and he was always generous with his time and his wisdom.  I admired his tireless advocacy for his constituents, his fierce defense of the Constitution and the traditions of the Senate, and his passion for government that improves the lives of the people it serves…” 

She concluded by saying, “Robert Byrd led by the power of his example, and he made all of us who had the honor of serving as his colleagues better public servants and better citizens.  After more than five decades of service, he has left an indelible imprint on the Senate, on West Virginia, and on our nation.  We will not see his like again.”

Coming from a woman who sees herself as the “champion” of the poor and underprivileged, her endorsement was overly generous for a man who had once recruited some 150 of his friends and acquaintances to create a new chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in Sophia, West Virginia.

As Clinton attempted to tie Trump to former Klansman David Duke, it was learned that another prominent Klan leader, Will Quigg, Grand Dragon of a California branch of the KKK, has raised some $20,000 for the Clinton campaign and that the Klan is officially endorsing her for the presidency. 

News reports tell us that, shortly after participating in a giant cross burning in Georgia, Quigg submitted to an interview with Vocativ, a highly-respected media technology company.  In that interview, Quigg is quoted as saying, “She is friends with the Klan.  A lot of people don’t realize that… For the KKK, Clinton is our choice.”

If David Duke is, or was, a Klansman, he must have been a very lonely man because the KKK is, was, and always has been an all-Democrat organization.  Because the Republican Party was born in 1854 as an anti-slavery party, white Republicans were never welcome in the Klan. 

However, since Hillary Clinton has introduced the Klan into the 2016 presidential campaign, I have taken the opportunity to review my copy of The Lynching Calendar, compiled largely from Tuskegee Institute records and various news archives by autopsis.org. 

Turning the 119 pages of The Lynching Calendar is a most troubling experience.  Each of those pages contains names, places, and dates associated with at least 25, sometimes hundreds, of atrocities in which blacks and white Republicans were violently murdered by the Klan.

Looking at page after page of those names, it is impossible to imagine the horrors they experienced.  And while nearly half of the 6,613 victims listed were blacks and white Republicans, all identified by name, some 3,690 are described only as “unidentified” black men, women, children, and infants. 

Those lynched during that sad period in American history included farm workers, sharecroppers, U.S. military personnel, members of Congress, state legislators, judges, prosecutors, medical doctors, clergymen, city and county elected officials, federal marshals, sheriffs, police officers, and militiamen.  Nor did Klansmen discriminate by age or gender.  They lynched men, women, children, and the elderly.  At times they lynched entire families.

In the days and weeks following the Orlando, Florida, night club killings of June 11, 2016, in which a lone Islamic terrorist murdered 49 people, many members of the mainstream media described the terror attack as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, mass murders in U.S. history. 

They failed to recall that, in October 1868, Klansmen murdered 63 African Americans in New Orleans, Louisiana, some 200 in St. Landry Parish, 162 in Bossier Parish, and 42 in Caddo Parish, Louisiana. 

They also failed to mention that, during the months of May and July, 1917, Democrat Klansmen murdered some 130 black citizens of East St. Louis, Illinois. 
 
They failed to report that on October 1-2, 1919, the Klan murdered some 200 blacks in a mass killing in Elaine, Arkansas. 
 
And they failed to report that, on May 31, 1921, some 150 blacks were killed in a major race riot in Tulsa, Oklahoma.     

But of all the murders committed by partisan Democrats in the 100 year period between 1865 and 1965, one of the most gruesome atrocities occurred in Valdosta, Georgia, on May 17, 1918. 

On that day a black woman named Mary Turner announced that she would see to it that the white men who had lynched her husband would be prosecuted.  Turner was nine months pregnant at the time.  She was dragged from her home, tortured, and hanged.

And while she was still alive, dangling from the rope, they slashed open her abdomen.  Her unborn child spilled out onto the ground where they crushed the baby’s skull with the heel of a boot. 

Mary Turner’s mistake was that she thought the rule of law was available to her.  She became a threat to the white Democrats who had lynched her husband and she paid for it with her life and the life of her child. 

In the years immediately following the Civil War, Democrat-controlled legislatures in the South enacted Jim Crow laws, supplementing the Black Codes that had been in force since colonial days. 

The Jim Crow laws and the Black Codes dictated where and for whom blacks could work, where they could live, where they could eat and sleep, which restrooms and drinking fountains they could use, and where they were allowed to sit in movie theaters and on trains and busses. 

The Black Codes and the Jim Crow laws were overturned with the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 

But even then, passage of the Act required the strong support of Republicans.  In the House of Representatives, Democrats voted 153-41 (63%) in favor of the bill, while Republicans voted 136-35 (80%) in favor of the bill.  In the Senate, the bill was approved by Democrats by a vote of 46-21 (67%), while Republicans voted 27-6 (82%) on final passage.    

It is interesting to note that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was essentially identical, word for word, to the Republicans’ Civil Rights Act of 1875, which Democrats had declared unconstitutional when they gained control of the U.S. Supreme Court in 1883. 

Mrs. Clinton might also wish to consult her husband on the question of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, since both of his political mentors, Senators J. William Fulbright (D-AR) and John McClellan (D-AR), along with Senator Al Gore, Sr. (D-TN), opposed passage of the Act in the Senate.  In fact, Senators Fulbright and Gore participated in a filibuster designed to prevent its passage.

Demonstrating that he was no less fond of segregationists than his wife, Bill Clinton said on June 5, 1996, at a White House dinner honoring the memory of Senator Fulbright, “Hillary and I have looked forward for some time to celebrating this 50th anniversary of the Fulbright Program, to honor the dream and legacy of a great American, a citizen of the world, a native of my home state and my mentor and friend, Senator Fulbright.”

By attempting to tie Donald Trump to the KKK, citing the David Duke endorsement, Hillary Clinton is merely employing one of the favorite ploys in the Democrat Party playbook… i.e., to always accuse Republicans of doing that which Democrats, themselves, are doing. 

For example, during U.S. Senate debate on The Repeal Act of 1894, Democrats gave strong support to a provision in the law that would have removed all federal marshals stationed across the South to guarantee voting rights and other civil rights for blacks.  Just before the final vote on February 7, 1894, Senator George Hoar (R-MA) threw down the following challenge to Democrats:

“Mr. President, this is a question of fraud or no fraud…  If you will produce me a citizen of the United States, a Democrat, who lost his honest vote in consequence of intimidation or impediment created by these United States marshals, I will find on record here the proof of ten thousand Republicans who have lost their votes by Democratic practices…. 

“Mr. President, the nation must protect its own.  Every citizen whose right is imperiled, if he be but one, when it is a right of national citizenship and a right conferred and enjoyed under the Constitution of the United States, has the right to demand for its protection the entire force of the United States until the Army has spent its last man and the Navy fired its last gun.  Most of us have nothing else than the right to vote….  The urn in which the American casts his ballot ought to be, aye, and it shall be, as sacred as a sacramental vessel.”

In the 122 years, 7 months, and 3 days since Senator Hoar threw down that gauntlet, no Democrat has had the courage to take up his challenge.

Perhaps it’s time for Republicans in 2016 to renew that challenge. 

For every Republican Klan member Democrats can identify, Republicans will produce a thousand Democratic Klan members.

And since Barack Obama is so fond of apology tours, perhaps he could be persuaded to spend his remaining days in office apologizing for the thousands of African Americans and white Republicans systematically murdered by members of his party.  It’s time to “pin the tail on the donkey.”  

Paul R. Hollrah is a retired government relations executive and a two-time member of the U.S. Electoral College.  He currently lives and writes among the hills and lakes of northeast Oklahoma’s Green Country.
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Editor’s Note:

The Democratic Party was sued by Wayne Perryman for that party's 200-year history of racism and the case went all the way to the US Supreme Court. 
 
In his lawsuit, Perryman describes in detail how the Democratic Party became known as the "Party of White Supremacy" and fought to preserve slavery, started the Ku Klux Klan to kill Republicans (black and white), enacted discriminatory laws to deny civil rights to blacks and fought against the civil rights laws of the 1860s and 1960s.
 
Perryman also wrote a book called “Whites, Blacks and Racist Democrats: The Untold Story of Race & Politics Within the Democratic Party from 1792-2009.”
 


As author Michael Scheuer wrote, the Democratic Party is the party of the four S’s: slavery, secession, segregation and now socialism.
 
See "The Black-O-Scope Show" videos for a visual presentation of the sordid history and current failed socialist policies of the Democratic Party that have caused great harm to black Americans.