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Gee, who would have thought....

San Francisco (AP) -- Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

The revelation comes in a federal lawsuit filed by Apple against a New Jersey company on Monday over what Apple says are counterfeit products that were sold on Amazon.

Why isn't Amazon responsible for this on a legal basis?

It should be.


Because it takes a cut of the sales, it presents the products and runs the marketplace.

Counterfeiting is a major problem, and Amazon is a big part of it, despite their protests to the contrary -- particularly with products that source and ship from outside the United States since enforcement by US authorities in China is impossible.

If you rent out a house to someone who you have every reason to believe is going to sell crack you'll get busted along with the guy doing it.

Of course you're not Jeff Bezos and not a multi-billion dollar corporation, so you will get held responsible while those who are "privileged" will not -- even when they profit from the fraudsters and their operations.

Why do you put up with this again America?  It's why, to a large degree, we're being bled of our jobs, our capital and in fact being destroyed piecemeal by these protected giants.

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No, the media doesn't want to talk about this.

The media is afraid of Hillary.

And now, on top of committing and inciting violence, which is now documented in their own words -- that Trump's rallies had violence that was caused by paid protesters, including those who they knew were mentally ill.

But it didn't end with campaign violence.

"We've been bussing people in to deal with you ****ing *******s for 50 years and we're not going to stop now..."

Bussing people in eh?  You mean taking people to either vote more than once, or vote when they're not eligible to vote at all.

"I think backwards from how they would prosecute if they could, then try to build out the method to avoid that."

"You can prove conspiracy if there's a bus.  If there are cars it's much harder to prove."

"You have to do it in multiple states."

"So you aim higher for your goals, and your implement it across every Republican-held state."

He goes on to identify Michigan and Indiana: "You could **** your mother in front of the governor and not go to jail."

Yet people say that Trump's assertions that Democrats will commit mass election fraud are making it up?

Uh, no, here are the people on video saying they are doing exactly that.

Oh by the way, this jackass Creamer appears to have visited the White House something like 200 times during Obama's administration according to public White House logs.  Care to try to run the crap story that Obama wasn't in on it, eh?

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Oh, my, the FEC documents are great. So is reddit.

So what do we have here?  It appears that the woman from Okeefe's video who states on camera that she was one of the people who shut down Trump's Chicago rally was directly paid by the Hillary Clinton campaign.

FEC records are a bitch, Hillary -- there's a payroll and phone record in there that appears to be for this same woman and her name is unique enough that I'm willing to bet there's only one of her.

This appears to be clear federal documentary evidence that Hillary Clinton's campaign paid "protesters" less than two weeks before they engaged in a violent demonstration that not only obstructed Trump's rally it resulted in both property damage and personal injury to police officers.

How is this not flatly illegal folks?

How can we have a nation with an alleged "political process" where a candidate appears to pay protesters to commit violent acts to silence their opponent and then knowingly lies about what happened, claiming that said violence was "organic" and a "result of their opponent's positions" when in fact they paid those protesters to be there and prevent their opponent from holding his rally through violent protest which, I remind you, involved not only property damage but personal injury to police officers as well!

Why is not Hillary Clinton under indictment right now for what appears to be a clear act of obstruction of the democratic process and direct incitement of violence for which the instigator appears to have been paid directly by Hillary Clinton's campaign.



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This is a black-letter violation of the law folks.

Undersecretary of State Patrick Kennedy pressured the FBI to unclassify certain emails from Hillary Clinton's private server that were previously deemed classified, according to FBI documents released Monday that cited redacted sources.

In the documents, an unnamed person interviewed by the FBI said Kennedy contacted the FBI to ask for the change in classification in "exchange for a 'quid pro quo.'"

The alleged "quid pro quo" was a pending request from the FBI for more foreign agents in a particular part of the world!

I remind you that classification is a function of what the information is and not whether some agency does (or doesn't) get more people funded to serve in certain parts of the world!

The corruption is endemic, it runs through the entire government, Hillary is embedded in it up to her neck and it is destroying our nation from within.

Everyone involved in this rank corruption -- including Hillary and Comey -- should be rotting in a federal prison right now -- and until they are may I remind you that you have no ethical or moral duty to obey the law when those at the top levels of our government not only refuse to obey the law but the alleged law enforcement apparatus both refuses to prosecute them and actively covers up their crimes!

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Where are the damned handcuffs?

And by the way, the conclusion apparently reached in this email chain?  Take the money.

This is what the FEC has to say about such things:

The Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) prohibits any foreign national from contributing, donating or spending funds in connection with any federal, state, or local election in the United States, either directly or indirectly. It is also unlawful to help foreign nationals violate that ban or to solicit, receive or accept contributions or donations from them. Persons who knowingly and willfully engage in these activities may be subject to fines and/or imprisonment.

It also says:

Under Commission regulations it is unlawful to knowingly provide substantial assistance to foreign nationals making contributions or donations in connection with any U.S. election. 11 CFR 110.20(h). "Substantial assistance" refers to active involvement in the solicitation, making, receipt or acceptance of a foreign national contribution or donation with the intent of facilitating the successful completion of the transaction. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to individuals who act as conduits or intermediaries. 67 FR 69945-6 (November 19, 2002) [PDF].

Every single person in that email chain is apparently guilty of this offense -- the guilty party is not just the person(s) making the donation but also includes anyone in the campaign who is aware of and in any way facilitates, permits or completes such a transaction.

An "indirect" contribution -- that is, one that passes through other people via any means whatsoever -- is just as illegal as a direct one.  This email explains that Hillary's campaign was aware that some of the people involved in these contributions were in fact doing exactly that and rather than ascertain which, if any, were involved in same they decided to just take the money.

And oh by the way, if you think Hillary didn't know about it (and thus isn't culpable) that's false too, as a later email conclusively shows.

I was Treasurer for a US House Campaign in the last election cycle, had to be fully aware of these laws and not allow even the appearance of such a violation, say much less deliberately allowing them as is, quite apparently, being done here.

If you wanted hard, documentary evidence of actual crimes by Hillary's campaign and closest advisers along with Hillary herself it certainly appears to me that you just got it.  This is the bombshell email chain among those released by Wikileaks, as it exposes not an ethical issue, not an issue of first impression or slimy political games but rather what appears to be black-letter criminal behavior by a Presidential campaign with the full knowledge and consent of a large number of senior campaign officials and the candidate herself for the explicit purpose of raising money!

If the entire group of people in this email is not immediately arrested and charged, along with everyone so-flagged and from which contributions were clearly, from that email, taken, deposited and spent, then you have exactly zero obligation to comply with any law, anywhere in the United States on both ethical and moral grounds -- period.

Your only remaining reason to "obey" said law is fear of being selectively prosecuted, imprisoned and/or shot.

In other words the very same "reason" that a slave has under an absolute tyranny, which, if you allow this event to pass you are consenting to.

Oh, and where is the media coverage on this?

Yeah, that's what I thought.

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