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"Your Honor, Hillary did much worse and they didn't lock her up. I hereby request that you give my client probation."
"Sit down and shut up, con. Throw his ass in prison."
(Full article at above link)
A former Navy machinist mate who admitted taking photos inside a nuclear submarine was sentenced to a year in prison Friday, with a federal judge rebuffing a request for probation in light of authorities deciding not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for mishandling classified information on a private email server as secretary of state.

Kristian Saucier’s attorneys argued in a court filing last week that Clinton had been "engaging in acts similar to Mr. Saucier" with information of much higher classification. It would be "unjust and unfair for Mr. Saucier to receive any sentence other than probation for a crime those more powerful than him will likely avoid," attorney Derrick Hogan wrote.

U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill sentenced Saucier to one year in prison and a $100 fine, along with six months home confinement, 100 hours of community service and a ban on owning guns, his legal team says.

Saucier pleaded guilty earlier this year to one count of unlawfully retaining national defense information after taking six photos inside the USS Alexandria with his cellphone in 2009. Saucier said he intended to show them to his future children, but prosecutors said they doubted that was true.

The photos were deemed “confidential,” the lowest level for classification.

By contrast, an FBI investigation found Clinton’s private email server contained at least 110 emails with classified information. The probe found eight email chains with "top secret" information, 36 with "secret" information and eight with confidential information.

Clinton was not charged with a crime, but FBI Director James Comey said last month her conduct was "extremely careless." Comey also said three emails on Clinton's private server contained markings indicating they contained "confidential" information.

Saucier's downfall began when a local dumpyard manager found the sailor's old cellphone and told a friend about the submarine photos, leading to an investigation by the the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

“I just don’t think it’s fair,” Pitcher said. “In reality, what Clinton did is so much worse than what Kris did. ... I think it’s just a blatant double standard.”

Scott Nelson, Saucier's chief petty officer aboard the Alexandria through mid-2009, wrote a letter to the court that the order had collapsed aboard the submarine.

"There was no real discussion of legal ramifications of minor security violations, nor was there any significant enforcement of policy for most minor mistakes," Nelson wrote, adding that typical punishments including demotion or pay loss "could also be suspended at the commanding officer's discretion for sailors with great potential to overcome the mistake, as was the case with our sailor of the year who received a DUI."

Saucier, now married with a child, will report to prison in October. Rinckey says "he's most concerned with being able to return home to his family."

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Besides being completely innocent of the charges, she is far more powerful than those fucking with her. (Friends in high places) Plus, she can afford better lawyers.

In otherwords she's a member of the elite D-baggers are always accusing repubs of being

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