Category: 2016 Election

Physical security of the Clinton e-mail sever

Physical security of the Clinton e-mail sever

| March 10, 2015 | 1 Reply

I’ve raised in prior posts (here and here) the issue of physical security of the clintonemail.com e-mal server, which is why were it was located and how it was set up matters. Last night, Mitch LaKind — who has experience setting up secure military e-mail servers — wrote me about the detailed issues surrounding Clinton’s approach. I’ll […]

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Confluence Network responds [UPDATED]

Confluence Network responds [UPDATED]

| March 7, 2015 | 2 Replies

I woke up this (Saturday, 3/7) morning to an e=mail labelled “Urgent from Confluence Networks” and addressed to myself and co-blogger Bruce Henderson. Here’s the complete text: Dear Sir, Your blog – http://andstillipersist.com/ – was brought to our attention and we would like to give you more information on the contents therein and correct the incorrect assumptions/conclusions […]

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Where is (or was) the Clinton e-mail server?

Where is (or was) the Clinton e-mail server?

| March 6, 2015 | 15 Replies

[UPDATE 03/10/15 0826 MDT] Besides coming to the conclusion (for now, at least) that Confluence Networks is a dead-end, I also have a new post up in which someone with actual government experience setting up secure e-mail servers weighs in on the physical security of the Clinton e-mail server. [END UPDATE] In my prior post […]

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Curiouser and curiouser…. [MAJOR UPDATE]

Curiouser and curiouser…. [MAJOR UPDATE]

| March 4, 2015 | 21 Replies

[update: 03/09/15 1824 MDT] At this point, I consider Confluence Networks to be a dead-end with regards to the Clinton e-mails. Of course, it still remains a fascinating topic in and of itself, one I may get back to at some point. but not right now. [update: 03/06/15 0756 MST] I have a new article […]

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What rough beast indeed?

What rough beast indeed?

| October 9, 2014 | Reply

  Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. Surely […]

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Speaking of horror….

Speaking of horror….

| September 13, 2013 | Reply

  …I can’t do any better than point you at Mark Steyn explaining how thoroughly Putin has punked Obama: Charles Crawford, Britain’s former ambassador in Serbia and Poland, called last Monday “the worst day for U.S. and wider Western diplomacy since records began.” Obama set it in motion at a press conference last year by drawing […]

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Quote of the day

Quote of the day

| August 13, 2013 | Reply

Glenn Reynolds of Instapundit has an editorial in USA Today, talking about the barriers to making the US government work. As someone who lived in and around Washington DC for several years, his penultimate paragraph struck home: And that gets to what I think is the real problem lying behind all of this enthusiasm for […]

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Things that can’t go on forever, won’t.

Things that can’t go on forever, won’t.

| August 5, 2013 | Reply

George Mellon over at the New York Sun writes: How does an investor react to the news that a propped-up and thus over-priced asset may lose its props? His natural urge is to sell, of course, and that urge will soon be reflected in a decline in the asset’s price. So it is with Treasury […]

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FEC: the next rogue agency?

FEC: the next rogue agency?

| July 11, 2013 | Reply

John O’Sullivan — whom I’ve had the pleasure of dining with more than once — once enunciated what’s become known as O’Sullivan’s Law: “All organizations that are not actually right-wing will over time become left-wing.” Kimberley Strassel’s article in the Wall Street Journal about the Federal Election Commission illustrates O’Sullivan’s Law all too well: …over […]

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