Why Hillary Used a Private Server



When everyone in the mainstream media and the government seems to be on the same page on an issue, you can usually figure that something truly foul is afoot.  Such is the case with the cover-up of the murder of Deputy White House Counsel Vincent W. Foster, Jr., and, contrary to the popular perception, such is also the case with Hillary Clinton’s email scandal. 


But Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Fox News, and Judicial Watch have been pounding away at this matter for a couple of years now, you say.  Their emphasis, though, has been entirely upon her obvious crimes of reckless handling of classified information and then obstruction of justice through the destruction of evidence.  They have carefully stayed away from the even more important question of why she would have done something so risky and outrageous—not to speak of troublesome and inefficient—as to conduct a great deal of government business through her own private email server, not even using one of the large, established ones. 


I took a small stab at answering the question back in June of 2016 with a poem entitled “Crooked Hillary’s Email Defense.”


Oh I love the Clinton Foundation.

It’s a vacuum cleaner of pelf,

And if the government will mind its own business,

I can keep most of it all for myself.

That’s the beauty of private emails;

They’re all out of reach of a FOIA.

When the little people get curious,

I tell you, it can really annoy ya.

Never mind that inspector general;

I was told it was legal to do it.

I can’t be the first,

Or hardly the worst.

I thought it was fine,

And surely no crime.

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.


Now it turns out that it is all far, far worse than I suspected when I wrote that poem, if there is any validity to the allegations made by former CIA officer Kevin Shipp in an almost half-hour interview posted on YouTube on March 10, 2018.  Shipp describes the Clinton Foundation as “the nexus of everything” that involves major financial crimes, human trafficking, and corruption of all sorts, involving numerous actors in the Deep State and major financial institutions.  Right off the bat in the interview he takes a look at James Comey’s background and says that it reads like that of an “intelligence operative.”  If, indeed, it is a fact, that would mean that when Anderson Cooper interviewed Comey on CBS’s 60 Minutes and, most recently, at a town hall meeting for CNN at the College of William and Mary, it was really just an in-house interview.


Human trafficking, according to Shipp, is an even more lucrative business than drug trafficking, and he claims that it is at the heart of the massive scandal.  If so, that might explain the curious behavior of the mainstream press, which still acts as though it is desperately afraid of Donald Trump and is still doing everything that it can to bring him down, even though he seems to have given them everything that they could want in foreign policy, and with his cave-in on the big budget bill, on domestic policy, as well.  He also seems to be pretty thoroughly blackmailable, not by the Russians, but by our own powers that be, as I show in my article, “Who Is Donald Trump?”  But then, John F. Kennedy appeared to be blackmailable in much the same way, what with his womanizing, especially with a likely East German agent and the girlfriend of mobster Sam Giancana and his family’s organized crime connections, much like Trump’s.  As it turned out, though, the blackmail threat was not enough to keep JFK in line, and the press is behaving very much as though it is afraid that, in Trump, it has another JFK on its hands.  Trump might have caved in in almost every other way imaginable, but Shipp avers that he really has taken some positive steps to rein in human trafficking and that he represents a serious threat to do much more.


Shipp’s take on the scandal, with pedophilia at its heart, goes a long way toward explaining the frantic behavior of the press over PizzaGate, arising from the revelations in the John Podesta emails published by Wikileaks, and it brings us back to a possible connection to the Foster murder.  For that connection, see my article, “Was Vince Foster’s Murder PizzaGate Related?”


David Martin

April 26, 2018




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