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Why the focus on "Reopened?"

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posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 03:22 PM
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Hello, everyone! I hope you're all doing well...

While I'm watching the news, I keep hearing it pointed out that the FBI case wasn't "reopened," as it had never been closed...

Couple quick questions:

1: How is that supposed to be somehow better, or was it just to discredit anyone who says "reopened?"

2: Can we agree the investigation was "concluded?" (If yes, proceed to 3 and 4.)

3: Whats the difference (to you all) between "closed" and "concluded?"

4: If the case WAS concluded, what is it now? Continued? Revisited? Etc...


(Bonus question: I'd like to point out that I know this wasn't only a "couple" of questions... What's another term for 4? Several? Only "more than a couple?")


edit on 10/29/2016 by japhrimu because: Missed a quotation mark in 2




posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 03:38 PM
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Hard to tell...

Attorney General: Hillary Clinton Email Case Is Closed


July 6, 2016

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, accepting the recommendation of FBI Director James Comey and others in the Department of Justice, is formally closing the investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server without bringing any criminal charges.





posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 03:39 PM
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a reply to: japhrimu

Opened or closed or any other term is irrelevant. Comey indicated the investigation was 'COMPLETED' and then amended his position to Congress when it obviously was resumed.

The semantics game is nothing more than a distraction.



posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 03:41 PM
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Liberals and buzzwords, For some strange reason they're extremely important to them



posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 04:03 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

That's what I thought, but "assuming" it was incorrect, what IS/WAS correct?



posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 04:05 PM
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a reply to: loam

"Completed?"


I agree. It's all distraction, and/or deflection.
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posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 04:06 PM
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a reply to: ColaTesla

I've noticed... But in fairness, I see it from the other side, too... (I don't personally notice it "as much," though.)
This is just the most recent thing I've noticed prevalently...

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posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 04:07 PM
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Typical obfuscation. They are all lawyers. They all know that the exact wording matters. So, Comey says the investigation is 'completed' and Lynch says 'closed', and another one says 'concluded'.

We will only know what is is when they decide what they NEED for it to mean.

In other words, the semantic game is intentional.



posted on Oct, 29 2016 @ 04:13 PM
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a reply to: queenofswords

I agree, for the most part.
It's funny (and somewhat concerning) when I see it happening more on one side, or when applied, almost exclusively, IMO, to what I find important...




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