People wonder why Hillary Clinton has yet to face an indictment for breaking the law. Looking at the email scandal, it is obvious she violated at least two laws, and yet the FBI investigation against her is going nowhere and the Justice Department is not even remotely considering an indictment.
The reason for this is simple.
There are two sets of moral and legal standards—one for the elite and their handpicked minions, and another, far more exacting and harsh, for the rest of us, the commoners.
On Saturday, another example reminded us of this double standard.
The so-called Chilcot Inquiry decided former British prime minister Tony Blair will not be investigated for breaking the law when he colluded with George W. Bush and the neocons to invade Iraq and kill over a million people.
A report generated by a committee of Privy Counsellors and led by Sir John Chilcot declared it would “not seek to determine the guilt of innocence of anybody” and will not make “any judgments on the legality or anything like that,” The Sunday Telegraph reports.
Instead, the report focuses on the “decision making behind the conflict and whether any lessons can be learned,” according to The Guardian.
In other words, Blair got his wish to “move on” and forget about Iraq and the crimes committed there.
As revealed by the Downing Street Memo, Blair went the extra mile to get Britain involved in the planned illegal invasion of Iraq. Although Jack Straw, his foreign secretary at the time, said “the case was thin” for an invasion and “Saddam was not threatening his neighbors, and his WMD capability was less than that of Libya, North Korea or Iran,” Blair decided “we should work up a plan” to produce “legal justification for the use of force.”
From the beginning, the assumption was “that the UK would take part in any military action” in violation of the United Nations charter that states war is only permissible in a case of self-defense. Britain did not face a threat from Saddam Hussein and Iraq.
Prior to the Chilcot whitewash, Blair had to consult international lawyers and think twice about traveling abroad. Now he will be largely free to travel without worry like another notorious war criminal, Henry Kissinger.
Lesser fish, say the brutal Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, who was arrested in 1998 in London for human rights violations, may feel the heat for their crimes, but not higher globalist functionaries like Blair, Bush, Obama, Clinton and their henchmen.
Pinochet, however, was not convicted. He faced a number of charges in addition to torturing, disappearing and murdering his own citizens, including corruption, kickbacks, illegally selling arms, involvement in the clandestine production of chemical and biological weapons, and trafficking cocaine.
Pinochet died before he could be brought to justice.