By Douglas J. Hagmann
Something happened this weekend that is just too big to ignore, although It is unlikely that you will see any mention of this event on the evening news or read about it in newspapers. A spirited group of American patriots, many traveling from several hundred miles away, gathered in Chappaqua, New York, the hometown of Hillary Clinton, to demand that justice – equal justice be restored to our nation.
The Equal Justice Tour kicked off in Chappaqua, New York, where citizens assembled outside the home of Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday, May 26, 2019, to call attention to her illegal activities as documented by FBI Director James Comey during her tenure as Secretary of State.
As Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton used an unauthorized, unsecured server to store, send and receive classified emails, exposing some of the nation’s most sensitive information to hostile foreign powers. She deleted tens of thousands of emails, used software to irretrievably erase the server, and physically destroyed computer and telephone hardware while under FBI investigation. Despite the obvious violations of law, Clinton was “exonerated” by former FBI Director James Comey on July 5, 2016.
Hillary Clinton was also Secretary of State during the September 11, 2012 attack on the State Department sanctioned CIA compound in Benghazi, Libya, where four Americans, including a US Ambassador, were murdered. It was during the congressional hearings about Benghazi that her personal server was discovered.
For the first time in nearly two decades, Hillary Clinton was publicly called out at her home and on her home turf by Americans concerned about restoring America to the principles of our Founders and the US Constitution. By all accounts, Hillary Clinton took notice as did so many others in Chappaqua and beyond.
At the time of this report, at least one member of the US Department of Justice was aware of the events of The Equal Justice Tour this weekend and the demand for action on the part of the Department of Justice to reopen the investigation into Hillary Clinton.
As Sunday progressed, the crowd of supporters for “equal justice” grew, and so did the positive reinforcement by passersby by a 7-3 margin.
This writer spoke with three separate people who were driving by our meeting point, turned around and stopped to offer their encouragement and support.
Interestingly, two of the three stated that they reside in New Castle, Westchester County, NY, and the third lives in Elmsford, NY.
“If she broke the law as [former FBI Director James] Comey said she did, then yes, she should be held accountable, especially if her emails fell into the hands of our enemies,” stated a 46-year-old female resident of Elmsford, NY. When asked for her name she declined, stating “I have to live here – you don’t know what it’s like, these people who support [Hillary Clinton] don’t care what she’s done – it’s like a cult.”
The call for equal justice extended into Memorial Day as Hillary Clinton, accompanied by former President Bill Clinton and New York Governor Cuomo marched in their hometown parade.
Participants of The Equal Justice Tour, including “Coach” Dave Daubenmire, tour founder and one of the event organizers, attended the parade in Chappaqua, holding signs and demanding justice. It was evident that Hillary and Cuomo took notice, as did many others along the parade route. It was noted that the news media appeared careful not to photograph or video any of the participants or the signs that shadowed the former Secretary of State.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.—Benjamin Franklin
Just over three years ago, millions of Americans enthusiastically embraced the prospect of the restoration of the rule of law amid the chants of “drain the swamp.” Sick of the status quo and a two-tiered system of justice, Americans voted to return America to the rule of law and the framework of the US Constitution.
Today, a thousand days later, we are still mired in the swamp of corruption. The criminal “elite” who held positions of power continue to walk free and unencumbered by the laws that govern the rest of us. This is about to change by the works and deeds of Americans who refuse to accept inequity or remain indifferent for the sake of convenience.
The change sought by more than half of America, if it is to come, and come it must, will originate from “we, the people.” We cannot rely solely on government or expect change without our voices being heard and more importantly, without our presence being felt. It is up to us to be the impetus for change and demand action from those who work for us.
In the words of Robert Kennedy, “[T]he glory of justice and the majesty of law are created not just by the Constitution – nor by the courts – nor by the officers of the law – nor by the lawyers – but by the men and women who constitute our society – who are the protectors of the law as they are themselves protected by the law.”
The torch for equal justice was lit over the weekend, its bright light a beacon summoning all Americans who seek to restore our nation to its founding principles of equal justice and the rule of law. Now lit, it will not be easily extinguished, but only made brighter by patriotic Americans who care about the moral future and integrity of the laws of our nation.
The Equal Justice Tour is just getting started, raising awareness and demanding accountability for the crimes committed by public servants who behaved more like royalty – and were treated the same.
It is our duty to keep the pressure on the current Department of Justice and enlist the support of the Executive branch to see that equal justice prevails for members of the “Deep State.” The vehicle for change is The Equal Justice Tour. It might be one of many, but it is a powerful one indeed.