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What to expect from A Hillary Clinton presidency?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by CavLancer, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. Wolfbeckett

    Wolfbeckett Jerkin' and nonsense.

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    The short version is that she used a private, unsecured server on her own property to send and receive tens of thousands of work related emails, a big problem if your work happens to be as secretary of state in the US government. Many of these emails were classified even above top secret level. And they were moving through a computer that anyone with even a basic knowledge of cracking could break into with some scripts that are publicly available for free download on the Internet. Meaning that there is every chance that our enemies/rivals abroad now have those emails, the ones that are so secret that they're higher than Top Secret.

    There's also some shadiness regarding why she wanted to do this in the first place, how much of this did she really understand, etc., but those are the basic facts. She, whether intentionally or not, put lives and American intelligence plans at risk by using an unsecured means of communicating about them, a major breach of national security.

    Edit: If you're interested in a much longer explanation, complete timeline, etc. complete with quotes and sources, this video goes heavily into depth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl4RQg4Qfg0&list=PLMNj_r5bccUyulYsatrzNGIvasrOeBy_Y&index=4

    Edit 2: Forgot to mention, as to why this is relevant, if you want to be president of the US, commander in chief of the armed forces, and it can be shown that you don't understand basic issues of national security, that's kind of a big problem.
     
  2. Harv

    Harv Emperor Supporter

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    She should have used her iphone

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  3. shadowplay

    shadowplay your ad here

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  4. CavLancer

    CavLancer This aint fertilizer

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    or, "Can I have my cigar back now?"
     
  5. azzaman333

    azzaman333 meh

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    A bit of outrage here and there, nothing drastic changes though.
     
  6. civvver

    civvver Deity

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    lol solyndra? they could've just gave the money to unemployed people and had a better outcome. Government subsidized solar jobs have cost like a million bucks per. I'm just pulling figures out of my rear of course, I posted these articles before but no one cared.

    Germany bailed on their solar subsidies around the same time Obama was ramping his up cus the tech sucks right now.

    He should've been subsidizing hydrogen fuel cell tech or batteries, stuff that might actually gain traction from a huge influx of funds, not a bailout to his tech buddies.
     
  7. Commodore

    Commodore Deity

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    Here's the real question in the event of a Hillary presidency: Who else is going to still refer to Bill as the First Lady? I know I will.
     
  8. Angst

    Angst Rambling and inconsistent

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    Thanks for the answer. I do think such a behavior is a problem.
     
  9. daft

    daft The fargone

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    what to expect of her presidency?

    a long series of blah...
     
  10. danjuno

    danjuno Emperor

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    Sheer mediocrity. And the first President whose party never controlled the House during their tenure.
     
  11. JollyRoger

    JollyRoger Slippin' Jimmy Supporter

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    Nixon, Reagan, and Bush the Elder may disagree.
     
  12. danjuno

    danjuno Emperor

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    Forgot to add "the last quarter century".
     
  13. s0nny80y

    s0nny80y Emperor

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    a spouse who sticks to her vows
     
  14. west india man

    west india man Immortal

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    So the first of four Presidents?
     
  15. danjuno

    danjuno Emperor

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    You say that as if that makes it okay to get nothing done.
     
  16. s0nny80y

    s0nny80y Emperor

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  17. JollyRoger

    JollyRoger Slippin' Jimmy Supporter

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    So Reagan got nothing done?
     
  18. west india man

    west india man Immortal

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    Getting nothing done would have been a huge improvement compared to what he actually did
     
  19. CavLancer

    CavLancer This aint fertilizer

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  20. Hurricane55

    Hurricane55 Chieftain

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    More dishonesty. (*cough* emails *cough cough*)

    If she wasn't such a prominent politician, she would have been severely reprehended and had her career ended for sending just one of those emails, not to mention thousands.
     

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