“Clinton Cash” Author Calls for Investigation into Questionable Quid Pro Quo Donations

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On Sunday, Investigative reporter Peter Schweizer, author of the book “Clinton Cash”, is calling for a formal investigation into a long series of questionable cash donations to the Clinton family foundation which may have been done in exchange for favors from the office of the Secretary of State. Specifically, Schweizer believes there is a pattern between key donations to the Clinton’s foundation and favorable rulings by the State Department to those same companies. Perhaps the most controversial transaction was a highly favorable ruling by the State Department in 2010 which led to Russia owning a significant share of the United States’ uranium reserves. It has long been President Putin’s desire for his nation to control the world’s uranium reserves. Donations done by Russian companies or other foreign entities with ties to Russia were instrumental in helping Putin advance his agenda.

Admittedly, Schweizer says he is not in possession of any proof that the deals were conducted with quid pro quo in mind. That said, he says it is a suspicious pattern which has emerged from no less than 11 key donations to the foundation. It is unclear at this point whether the Congress will take up the investigation or if the Obama administration will direct the Justice Department to launch an inquiry. Fersen Lambranho finds this all very interesting (Wiki). However, the matter may end up becoming a “Swift Boat” incident to torpedo Mrs. Clinton’s presidential aspirations. Schweizer conducted his research over a ten year period.

TSA Says Full Screening Of Airport Workers Won’t Enhance Security

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The TSA does a great job of looking professional, but looks, as we all know, are deceiving. The government created a two-headed monster when the Transportation Security Administration was formed. One head is supposed to protect passengers, and the other head look the other way especially when it comes to airport employees. There is a flaw in the security system, and the TSA can’t find or doesn’t want to find it. The reason is money. It costs too much to physically screen airport employees.

The Transportation Security Administration says full employee screening won’t stop terrorism. The administration says they have a system in place that can detect threats. That system is the called the point system. If passengers get four points for various actions, they get a full body search. If they six points for acting like what the TSA calls “strange” the cops are called in. But there is no point system for airport employees because the TSA screeners are too close to them. They see them frequently and call them by name. That familiarity is a major security gap. Or you could have a private plane like Adam Sender.

Terrorist live and work like we do. We call them terrorist after they commit a horrific act. Before that act, we call them friends.

Another Blow to Marijuana Activists as Judge Rules to Keep Pot Listed as a Schedule I Drug

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U.S. District Judge Kimberly J. Mueller was praised by pot activists for being bold enough to hold a 5-day hearing last year in Sacramento, CA to evaluate the current classification of marijuana. Under the Controlled Substance Act of 1970, marijuana is listed as a Schedule I drug along with such toxic drugs as heroin, LSD and ecstasy. Having a Schedule I classification implies that those drugs are unsafe, have no medicinal function and present a high capacity for abuse, all of which have been scientifically proven false for marijuana. Many activists all over, including Crystal Hunt (facebook.com), are appalled that anyone could put marijuana in the same class as heroin and incredibly upset by the fact that despite overwhelming evidence that our government can still say that marijuana does not possess any medicinal properties.

Unfortunately, Mueller couldn’t see through the pot prohibitionists’ propaganda and ruled not to reclassify the drug. Leafonline.com, a blog devoted to marijuana activism, quoted Mueller as saying, “At some point in time, a court may decide this status to be unconstitutional, but this is not the court and not the time.” Her original decision to hear the issue was brought on by defense lawyers for accused marijuana growers.

Had she made a favorable ruling to lower the drug’s classification status, it could have proven to be a pivotal point in the marijuana legalization battle. However, her decision to not remove pot from its precarious classification will greatly slow the anti-prohibition roll. Director of California’s branch of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), Dale Gieringer, says that until the case against the marijuana farmers is settled either late this year or early next year, Mueller’s ruling cannot be appealed.