Hillary Clinton: A Deplorable Choice for President

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by Stephen Lendman

(RINF) – Among an array of deplorable Republican and Democrat presidential aspirants, Clinton stands out as the most dangerous and sinister of the bunch – an unrequited war goddess, risking nuclear confrontation if elected.
Her record in office and since leaving government shows support for imperial lawlessness, indifference to human suffering, and addiction to self-aggrandizement, along with using her high office to accumulate great wealth.
Clinton Foundation donors have direct ties to foreign nations, including a Saudi royal family member, corrupt Ukrainian oligarch/former Kiev parliamentarian, and anti-Chavista Venezuelan media mogul.
After she became Obama’s Secretary of State, over a dozen foreign influence peddlers contributed around $68 million.
When she left government, she accepted foreign government donations – including from Argentina, Bosnia, Britain, Canada, China, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka Ukraine, and the UAE.
As a presidential aspirant, potential conflict of interests are obvious. Federal law prohibits governments, corporations, individuals and groups from contributing to US political campaigns.
Funding Clinton’s foundation buys influence. So does paying her millions of dollars for speechmaking – $2,935,000 from Wall Street banks alone from 2013 – 2015.
Husband Bill profited hugely the same way, their combined yearend 2015 net worth an estimated $111 million.
Both are walking conflicts of interests. As a presidential aspirant, Hillary’s use of public office for self-enrichment warrants close scrutiny for possible serious wrongdoing.
An unclassified January 14 Inspector General of the Intelligence Community letter revealed “several dozen (Clinton) emails containing classified information, determined by the IC element to be at the CONFIDENTIAL, SECRET and TOP SECRET/SAP (Special Access Program) levels.”
“According to the declarant, these documents contain information derived from classified IC element sources…sworn declarations (solely for high-level government official cleared for) need-to-know” information.
Until now, only two Clinton emails were labelled “top secret.” Now it’s known there were many more. She’s been heavily criticized for using her personal server for official government business.
Key is whether she committed a criminal offense. Whether an FBI investigation proves it remains to be seen.
Her deplorable rap sheet includes far more serious high crimes – why she’s arguably the worst choice to succeed Obama.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at [email protected]
His new book as editor and contributor is titled “Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III.”
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  • freethinker

    I couldn’t agree with the author more. After researching Clinton’s unsavory history, I am totally amazed that she is being allowed to campaign to be POTUS. What’s more remarkable is that her supporters ferociously defend her. I’m not sure if they are oblivious to all of her scandals or if they just don’t care. Hopefully, the majority will see right through her lies and hypocrisy and vote for a different candidate.

  • Broos

    It’s bin 0ne DEM depravity After ANOTHER since Pullosi Punch pulled Dubya’s IMPEACHMENT OFF The table … !

  • Tark McCoy

    “Hillary: Keep her busy, I get more tail that way” -Bill

  • Hp B

    Psychopathology 101, with a dash of dementia.
    What could possibly go wrong?

  • Anticopyright –

    its just to search “the clinton bodycount” and you will get a glimpse of the real clintons. shes the worse candidate of em all. great article

  • frankw

    The worst psychopath in a bevy of psychopaths. Not much to choose from. Time to clear them all out and start over.

  • alexander the new yorker

    so please JILL STEIN 2016.

  • JosephConrad

    HILLARY & TRUMP ARE A DIRECT REFLECTION OF THE CRIMINALLY INSANE
    AMERICA ON THE WORLD STAGE !

    SHE IS THE KILLER STAR IN ‘HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD’. INSANE & NO SOUL.
    IF SHE DOES NOT GO TO PRISON & TRUMP DOESN’T GO TO HELL. THEN THERE IS NO GOD AND THE NATION IS DOOMED TO DIE OF VIOLENT ‘REVOLUTION’ !