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HILLARY CAN RUN BUT SHE CAN’T HIDE

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By now, if you pay any attention to politics, you know that on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace President Obama signaled to the Justice Department and the FBI what he expects the outcome of their investigation into Hillary’s email server should be. Mrs. Clinton should receive nothing more than a mild slap on the hand for carelessness. Since then, even those who have been predicting Mrs. Clinton would be indicted have begun to back away from their prediction.

Hillary Clinton is the one and only hope to ensure that the policies Barack Obama put in place will continue for another eight years. President Obama has no intention of following in the footsteps of George W. Bush and retiring to a quiet life, out of the media’s attention. With Hillary in office, Barack Obama will be nearly as omnipresent in the media as he is now. Neither will he stop apologizing for America or saying that “there is no difference between capitalism and communism.” He has a thousand and one reasons for preventing the Justice Department from indicting Hillary Clinton.

People who know FBI director James Comey say that he’s not the kind of man to yield to President Obama’s will if the evidence calls for more than a mild rebuke. And among the 100 or so FBI agents on the case, you can be sure they won’t remain silent if they believe their investigation has been subverted.

At issue here, however, is not just whether sufficient evidence exists to prosecute Hillary (I believe it does); it’s whether or not the Justice Department believes it would get a conviction. It’s not unusual for the FBI/Justice to decide not to prosecute a case, even if they believe the subject of an investigation is guilty, when it believes it’s not likely to get a conviction. Consider the egg allover Comey’s face if that happened.

On the other side of the ledger, if Clinton gets away with nothing by a slap on the hand, the apparent cover up will make Watergate look like a man wearing a hat to cover up his bald head. Richard Nixon knew the rules applied to him, he just broke them anyway. Hillary believes the rules don’t apply to her.

Whatever the outcome Hillary has a big problem. If she’s indicted, it’s the end of her campaign for president. If all she gets is a slap on the hand, the details of the FBI investigation will leak out in the middle of the general election campaign. The liberal media may want to sweep all that under the rug, but I doubt they’ll be able to do that. Once the general election campaign begins negative political ads reminding Americans of Hillary’s dishonesty, poor judgment and lack of achievement will fill the airways; and the email scandal will loom large in the presidential debates. Hillary can run, but she can’t hide.

Of course, every presidential election is a contest between the nominees of the two major political parties. As Will Rogers once said, “It’s a good thing that only one of the son-of-a-bitches can win.” Democrats will be equally if not nastier in attacking the Republican nominee, who will have his weaknesses, and American demographics tend to favor Democrats. Nevertheless, Hillary is not the politician her husband is, and Americans may decide that she is not above the rules.

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GET A FREE COPY OF “THE TRANSPLANTS”

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Starting today for the next 21 days I’m offering fre copies of “The Transplants” in exchange for your review at StoryCartel.com. Check it out.

Of the potentially billions of planets in the Universe that could support intelligent life like that on Earth, is it not reasonable to assume that at least one of them contains life that very much resembles humans? If so, would they share our beliefs in God, religion and human love?

“The Transplants” is a science fiction novel about Rion and Sena, two refugees from just such a planet who travel across the galaxy to Earth to save their species from extinction. Arriving on Earth, they are separated at sea in a hurricane. He washes up on the coast of Georgia. An Australian billionaire on his yacht rescues her and takes her to Australia. Pursued by an obsessed NASA scientist, an FBI agent and multiple foreign intelligence services, they must find each other, survive, evade and escape capture. It’s a science fiction story, an action adventure story, a love story and the eternal story of intelligent life’s relationship with the Universe. 

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THE TRANSPLANTS A NOVEL BY ED ROSS

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THE TRANSPLANTS

“The Transplants is selling briskly on Amazon.com. Thanks to everyone who’s purchased a copy. For those who haven’t yet; remember, you don’t need a Kindle device to read the Kindle edition. Just download the free Kindle app from “The a Transplants” book page on Amazon.com. Also e-books make great gifts, especially for people far away like troops serving overseas. All you need is an email address.

For those of you who don’t generally read SciFi books, “The Transplants” isn’t your normal SciFi novel. No aliens with superpowers, no little green men; just a story about two people from another planet who look just like us in search of a planet where they can save their species and live anonomyous lives. On the run from the U.S. government that wants to lock them away and study them and from foreign governments that want to do the same, they survive, evade and escape across two continents before a final confrontation with their pursuers, It’s a SciFi story by definition, but it’s much more. It’s a love story, an action adventure story, and a Washington, D.C. bureaucratic politics story.

Try it you’ll like it. If you don’t, I’ll provide verified purchasers their money back.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QEMK7FQ

Watch the trailer/teaseer at https://www.youtube.com/user/EWRossdotcom

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My Novel The Transplants Available at Amazon.com

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My novel, The Transplants, now is available as an e-book on Amazon.com. It’s a story about the lone surviving couple of a doomed planet who travel across the galaxy to save their species and across two continents to save themselves. It’s a science fiction story, an action adventure story, a love story and the eternal story of intelligent life’s relationship with the Universe. You can find it at the link below or just enter “The Transplants by Ed Ross” in the Amazon.com search bar.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QEMK7FQ

If you don’t have a Kindle device or the Kindle app already installed on your smartphone/iPhone, tablet/iPad, or computer, you can download the free app from the book page.

If you like The Transplants, a positive review on Amazon.com and recommending the book to friends and family by forwarding this email is greatly appreciated. Also feel free to email me with your comments.

Thanks much, and I hope you enjoy the book.

Ed

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COMBAT TERRORISM: IMPROVE YOUR SITUATIONAL AWARENESS

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I listened to former New York City Mayor Rudi Giuliani on Fox News after Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s capture say that Americans should leave worrying about terrorists to law enforcement and our intelligence services and just go about living our lives. I disagree, and I’m surprised that the Mayor of New York on 9/11/01 would say that.  (Read the  full column at EWRoss.com)

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ECHOES OF THE 1968 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION

Republican and Democratic national conventions once were exciting and unpredictable. The nominees may already have been determined, but you never knew what might happen. Now they’re all about production values and absence of controversy; but will at least one of the conventions that will take place during the next two weeks be a throwback to a bygone era?  (Read the full column at EWRoss.com)

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IT’S TIME TO DO WHAT’S NECESSARY TO BRING ABOUT A CHANGE OF GOVERNMENT IN IRAN

The revelation by Attorney General Eric Holder that elements of the government of Iran were behind a plot to assassinate the Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the United States, Adel Al-Jubier, with an explosive device in a crowded restaurant and set off bombs at embassies in Washington, D.C., takes Iranian provocation of the U.S. to a whole new level. It’s time for The U.S. to go beyond sanctions and do what’s necessary to bring about a change of government in Iran.

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