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Should be treason

In August 2014, a man in Texas was given an 18-month federal sentence for HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) violation. He was also ordered to pay a $12,000 fine for disclosing a patient’s health information.

Martha Stewart, guilty of insider trading, is given a conviction resulting in a five-month prison sentence, five months of house arrest and a full two years of probation afterward.

Along comes Hillary Clinton, who installs an unsecure server in her home that processes thousands of emails, many of which are top secret (how many Americans were put at risk for these?) and lies about it. The FBI says she violated no criminal laws.

To candidate Clinton, Director Comey and Attorney General Lynch, I quote Sir John Harrington: “Treason doth never prosper, what’s the reason? For if it prosper, none dare call it treason.”

Larry Treffry


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