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Microaggressions Now Considered Harassment at the State Department?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 8:30am 3/8/2016 at 8:30am

We’ve covered the speech squelching progressive concept of microaggressions at College Insurrection countless times as an impediment to free expression on campus.

Now it seems this idea is entering parts of the government.

Peter Hasson reports at the Daily Caller:

State Dept. Warns Employees: ‘Microaggressions’ May Count As Harassment

Following the example set by elite...

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Latest Hillary Emails: 15% Classified

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 7:00am 2/14/2016 at 7:00am

In the latest batch of released emails, more than 15% had classified information.

The Washington Times reports:

More than 15 percent of the latest batch of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails released Saturday contain classified information, with three of the messages being labeled “secret” — continuing to add to the questions...

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U.S. interference in transparency law dispute disrespects Israeli democracy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 1:00pm 1/13/2016 at 1:00pm

The US State Department is criticizing Israel’s proposed “Transparency Law,” suggesting that Israelis should not know when foreign governments are influencing their domestic politics.

If enacted, the current version of the Transparency Law would deem an Israeli Non-Governmental Organization (“NGO”) a foreign agent if it receives more than 50% of its budget...

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Tardy to the Party: Missing court-ordered deadline, State Dept. dumps Hillary emails

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 4:15pm 1/7/2016 at 4:15pm

Tardy for a court-ordered document dump deadline, the State Department will release more than 2,000 pages of emails from embattled former Secretary, Hillary Clinton Thursday evening.

According to The Hill, forty-five of the newly published emails have been marked classified, bringing the...

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Mockery – State Dept New Year’s Eve Clinton Email Dump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 31, 2015 at 4:43pm 12/31/2015 at 4:43pm

The Hill reports:

The State Department on Thursday afternoon released a batch of 5,500 pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails online, in its second-to-last tranche of the former secretary of State’s messages.

Thursday’s dump — coming the afternoon of New Year’s Eve — is the seventh of eight court-ordered releases….

The emails released Thursday...

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State Department Failures, Social Media Edition: “The ABCs of Daesh”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 4:30pm 12/8/2015 at 4:30pm

The State Department’s recent legacy of international embarrassment remains firmly intact.

Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) has a formidable online presence which they use to spread propaganda, recruit new jihadis, and collect information.

Called “Think Again Turn Away” (yeah, we have no clue how they came up with that either) the State Department launched...

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Pompeo, Cotton Poke More Holes in Iran Nuke Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:00pm 11/27/2015 at 12:00pm

Rep. Mike Pompeo (R – Kan.) and Sen. Tom Cotton (R – Ark.) have a lot in common. Both are army veterans and both are graduates of Harvard Law School. And both have been doing a great job of exposing aspects of the nuclear deal with Iran that the administration would...

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State Department: Keystone XL Review Will Proceed

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 5:40pm 11/4/2015 at 5:40pm

Today the State Department informed TransCanada Corp. that the agency review of the Keystone XL pipeline and its associated permits will continue in spite of the corporation’s request that the process be paused.

TransCanada is currently in both a legal and logistical battle regarding the future pipeline’s route through Nebraska; the corporation...

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Civilian Casualties: Does U.S. Hold Itself to Same High Standards It Holds Israel?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 1:00pm 10/6/2015 at 1:00pm

The hypocrisy of this administration with respect to Israel can, at times, be stunning. One of those times was in August of 2014, in the middle of the Israeli military operation known as Operation Protective Edge, which was designed to stop rocket-fire emanating from Gaza.

A school run by UNRWA, the UN agency that...

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Reports: Hillary did NOT turn over all work-related emails

https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 25, 2015 at 4:11pm 9/25/2015 at 4:11pm
https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120

Remember when Hillary Clinton submitted a Declaration under penalty of perjury in a Judicial Watch FOIA case that all work related emails had been turned over to the State Department?

And I asked the question Did Hillary just walk into a perjury trap over her emails?

And remember when Hillary repeatedly told us...

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Busted? Sources Say FBI Has Hillary’s “Deleted” Emails

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 10:10am 9/23/2015 at 10:10am

“Deleted?” Not so much.

Two government sources revealed last night that the FBI has managed to recover personal and work-related emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server. The sources say that the emails were “not hard” to recover, but did not elaborate as to whether this latest discovery included all 60,000 emails...

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Mind the Gap! FOIA reveals 5 month void in Clinton emails

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 14, 2015 at 3:15pm 9/14/2015 at 3:15pm

For those of you who put money on there being more to this Clinton email scandal than what was contained in the already-released files, step forward and collect your prize—this thing isn’t over yet.

Today, advocacy group Judicial Watch released documentation showing an almost five-month gap in the timeline of emails...

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So now Hillary server not “wiped”? Depends

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 6:00pm 9/12/2015 at 6:00pm

Nothing is ever simple in Clinton World. Words have multiple meanings or no meaning.

So now we’re arguing over what the definition of “wiped” means.

The Washington Post reports, Tech company: No indication that Clinton’s e-mail server was ‘wiped’:

The company that managed Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private e-mail server said it has “no knowledge...

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Federal Ct: Huma-Hillary FOIA Case to go forward

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:51pm 9/11/2015 at 5:51pm

We previously wrote how the State Department filed a motion to stay the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) case filed by Judicial Watch seeking records with regard to Huma Abedin’s outside employment while serving as Hillary Clin...

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Former Clinton Aide Will Invoke Fifth Amendment in Hearings

https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 8:39pm 9/3/2015 at 8:39pm
https://twitter.com/Bridget_PJM/status/633759714334085120

The former Hillary Clinton aide who set up the now-infamous “home-brew” server has told at least three Congressional committees that if he is asked to testify about Clinton’s server or system of records, he will invoke the Fifth Amendment.

Magliano worked on Clinton’s 2008 presidential...

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State Department seeks temporary halt of Hillary email case (Updated)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 11:18am 9/3/2015 at 11:18am

UPDATE:

The State Department has filed a Motion to Stay the Judicial Watch case seeking information regarding Huma Abedin’s non-State Department employment, including emails sent and received by Hillary Clinton. The full motion is at the bottom of this post.

ORIGINAL:

The State Department just filed a motion in federal court seeking a...

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Judge rejects State Dept request to delay hearing on Hillary emails and server

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 4:52pm 8/18/2015 at 4:52pm

Yesterday, the Judge in the Judicial Watch FOIA case involving Huma Abedin’s outside employment ordered an expedited hearing on Judicial Watch’s request to take discovery as to, among other things, Hillary’s electronic devices and server.

While Judicial Watch did not specify the discovery it wanted, that logically could include the sworn deposition...

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