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GEORGE W. BUSH WHITE HOUSE ‘LOST’ 22 MILLION EMAILS


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http://www.newsweek.com/2016/09/23/george-w-bush-white-house-lost-22-million-emails-497373.html

 

For 18 months, Republican strategists, political pundits, reporters and Americans who follow them have been pursuing Hillary Clinton’s personal email habits, and no evidence of a crime has been found. But now they at least have the skills and interest to focus on a much larger and deeper email conspiracy, one involving war, lies, a private server run by the Republican Party and contempt of Congress citations—all of it still unsolved and unpunished.

Clinton’s email habits look positively transparent when compared with the subpoena-dodging, email-hiding, private-server-using George W. Bush administration. Between 2003 and 2009, the Bush White House “lost” 22 million emails. This correspondence included millions of emails written during the darkest period in America’s recent history, when the Bush administration was ginning up support for what turned out to be a disastrous war in Iraq with false claims that the country possessed weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and, later, when it was firing U.S. attorneys for political reasons.

Like Clinton, the Bush White House used a private email server—its was owned by the Republican National Committee. And the Bush administration failed to store its emails, as required by law, and then refused to comply with a congressional subpoena seeking some of those emails. “It’s about as amazing a double standard as you can get,” says Eric Boehlert, who works with the pro-Clinton group Media Matters. “If you look at the Bush emails, he was a sitting president, and 95 percent of his chief advisers’ emails were on a private email system set up by the RNC. Imagine if for the last year and a half we had been talking about Hillary Clinton’s emails set up on a private DNC server?”

0923bushemails01.jpgPresident Bush and Former American Vice President Dick Cheney in the Presidential Limousine.SMITH COLLECTION/GADO/GETTY

 

Most troubling, researchers found a suspicious pattern in the White House email system blackouts, including periods when there were no emails available from the office of Vice President Dick Cheney. “That the vice president’s office, widely characterized as the most powerful vice president in history, should have no archived emails in its accounts for scores of days—especially days when there was discussion of whether to invade Iraq—beggared the imagination,” says Thomas Blanton, director of the Washington-based National Security Archive. The NSA (not to be confused with the National Security Agency, the federal surveillance organization) is a nonprofit devoted to obtaining and declassifying national security documents and is one of the key players in the effort to recover the supposedly lost Bush White House emails.

The media paid some attention to the Bush email chicanery but spent considerably less ink and airtime than has been devoted to Clinton’s digital communications in the past 18 months. According to the Boston social media analytics firm Crimson Hexagon, which ran a study for Newsweek, there have been 560,397 articles mentioning Clinton’s emails between March 2015 and September 1, 2016.

In 1978, Congress passed the Presidential Records Act (PRA), which mandated that all presidential and vice presidential records created after January 20, 1981, be preserved and that the public, not the president, owned the records. The following year, the Reagan administration installed the White House’s rudimentary first email system.

 

Despite the PRA, neither the Reagan nor the George H.W. Bush administration maintained email records, even as the number of White House emails began growing exponentially. (The Bush administration would produce around 200 million.) In 1989, a federal lawsuit to force the White House to comply with the PRA was filed by several groups, including the National Security Archive, which at the time was mostly interested in unearthing the secret history of the Cold War. The suit sparked a last-minute court order, issued in the waning hours of the first Bush presidency, that prevented 6,000 White House email backup tapes from being erased.

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Proof?

 

The fact that hacking and this type of cyber threat was only being experimented with 10 years ago ASIDE... This is the first we're hearing about it...

 

EIGHT YEARS AFTER THE FACT?... However, If George Petreas could be prosecuted and convicted of essentially the SAME violation, then SO SHOULD have GWB... and SO SHOULD HAVE HILLARY !! If it were true of Couse...

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SLICK WILLIE KLINTON LEFT BUSH A DISASTER...DID YOU EVER HEAR BUSH BLAME KILINTON ONE SINGLE TIME? NOPE...THAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIBREJECTS AND REAL MEN.

 

 

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GOD YES, WE MISSED YOU THE DAY YOU LEFT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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SLICK WILLIE KLINTON LEFT BUSH A DISASTER...DID YOU EVER HEAR BUSH BLAME KILINTON ONE SINGLE TIME? NOPE...THAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIBREJECTS AND REAL MEN.

 

 

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SLICK WILLIE KLINTON LEFT BUSH A DISASTER...DID YOU EVER HEAR BUSH BLAME KILINTON ONE SINGLE TIME? NOPE...THAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN LIBREJECTS AND REAL MEN.

 

 

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Hillary Clinton and her staff removed “lamps and furniture” from State Department offices and brought them to her home, the FBI revealed in 100 pages of notes made public Monday.

 

Bush ruined this country.

And here I thought it was Obama.

 

Did they disappear after they were subpoenaed? Or were they simply scrubbed as a matter of security , when no longer needed?

You'll have to wait while the ultraliberals consult the teleprompter...since they can't answer that off the top of their heads.

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