Editor's Note: This morning’s edition will deal with this issue exclusively. There are links at the end telling the whole story thus far. A story that will obviously not end today and should lead to prison sentences if justice is truly served. But what about government officials? I have to believe there must be some limitations regarding prosecutorial discretion! And if those have been violated wouldn’t they be considered indiscretions? And if that’s the case, shouldn’t they face the consequences of those indiscretions?
Drew Zahn is a WND news editor who cut his journalist teeth as a member of the award-winning staff of Leadership, Christianity Today's professional journal for church leaders. A former pastor, he is the editor of seven books, including Movie-Based Illustrations for Preaching & Teaching, which sparked his ongoing love affair with film and his weekly WND column, "Popcorn and a (world)view."
The rest of the media are finally catching up to what WND has been reporting for years.
The New York Times, Associated Press and others are in a sudden flurry over a report that implicates banking giant HSBC in laundering billions of dollars for celebrities, criminals and drug lords – and suggests Obama Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch may have struck a sweetheart deal with the banking giant that Rolling Stone now calls “preposterous even by Eric Holder’s standards.”
Documents leaked by a whistleblower to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists recently revealed HSBC bank employees had for years actively helped customers – including drug traffickers, arms dealers and wealthy power players around the world – conceal enormous amounts of money from the taxman…….“Keep in mind, the whistleblower who came to WND was out of options,” Farah explained. “He’d gone to news agencies all over the country as well as state and federal law enforcement authorities. Only WND looked at the data he had collected. Only Jerry Corsi stood up to this powerful institution and took them on. And only when that data was published did federal regulators even give the whistleblower the time of day. This is what journalism is supposed to be about – being a watchdog on government and other powerful institutions.” It now appears, however, that the watchdog may be needed again.
The scandal returns……To Read More….