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One of the most-incendiary charges Trump has leveled at Hillary is that she basically created ISIS.

The "indignation" is amusing, consider that the charge is basically true!

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton sent an email to her campaign chairman John Podesta in 2014, who was then-counselor to President Barack Obama, that said Saudi Arabia and Qatar are both giving financial and logistical support to the Islamic State and other extremist Sunni groups, according to a recent Wikileaks release.

It gets better.

You see, Qatar has given somewhere between $1 and $5 million to the Clinton Foundation and Saudi Arabia has given upwards of $25 million.

That's right -- two nations that Hillary Clinton admits in her own emails to her campaign chairman are funding and giving logistical support to ISIS are also giving her foundation money.

What did they buy for their donation?  Does this meet the definition of "aid and comfort to an enemy"?  Maybe not (money flowing the other way certainly would) but if there was any sort of consideration in return for the funds, and there probably was or is, that's another matter.

However, that Hillary's foundation accepted money from two nations that she says, in her own words are responsible for funding and assisting ISIS with logistics is fact.

Did Hillary create ISIS?  Yes, pretty-much, during her time as Secretary of State.  Through the feckless policies of the Obama Administration and Hillary Clinton as head of the State Department we created political power vacuums in critical parts of the Middle East while at the same time providing weapons that were, in many cases, diverted to a then-nascent ISIS!  Obama has sought to prevent this from coming to light and even dismissed federal charges against a man who was in the middle of it at the behest of the government when the DOJ was going to be forced to release documents (which he subpoenaed for this defense) that would prove that indeed Obama and Clinton illegally circumvented UN sanctions with a clandestine plan to arm Libyan rebels that wound up being part of the reason Benghazi occurred and resulted in diversion of said weapons in part to ISIS!

Do you really want a President that entangles her own family foundation with nations that are funding the very people that would like to blow us all up or cut off our heads?  They're not kidding about that cutting off heads thing, you know, especially if you're gay.

If that sort of entanglement isn't enough how about her, as Secretary of State, actually arming ISIS?  That's not a problem for you as a voter either, right?

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2016-09-28 11:41 by Karl Denninger
in International , 288 references

The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to override President Obama's veto of the state-accountability terrorism bill (which will permit holding nations accountable, in court, for terrorist incidents they help fund or support.)

It now heads to The House where it will almost-certainly also pass overwhelmingly, and become law.

Saudi Arabia has issued a number of threats related to this legislation.

May Saudi Arabia take it up the cornhole; it's not like their government officials and connected persons don't have assets over here that can be seized to satisfy judgments, say much less the simple way to do so: Seize their "book form" Treasuries and transfer them to the winners in the sure-to-be-filed court cases.

It's about damn time.

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