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Clinton will collect political dollars in Austin (Austin Freepers protest alert)
AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF ^ | Thursday, December 4, 2003 | By Ken Herman

Posted on 12/04/2003 6:41:57 AM PST by Arrowhead1952

Local supporters gathering at advertising executive's home


By Ken Herman

AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF

Thursday, December 4, 2003

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will raise a few bucks as well as sign a few books while she is in town this week.

Clinton's visit to Austin will begin tonight with a fund-raising reception at the home of local advertising executive Roy Spence, a longtime friend and supporter of the Clintons.

The New York Democrat will be at Book People at 10 a.m. Friday to sign copies of her book "Living History."

Spence said response for the fund-raising reception has been very strong. He could not offer an estimate on how much money will be raised or how many people will attend.

Admission price for the private reception was set at $2,000 for hosts, $1,000 for sponsors and $500 for guests.

"I think Hillary Clinton has got a future on a national level beyond the United States Senate," said Spence, acknowledging that the former first lady is among the more polarizing personalities in politics.

"She is one of those people that from the Democratic standpoint has, from the start, a national constituency," Spence said. "She also has a national constituency that doesn't like what she stands for, but she has a very strong national constituency that is proud of what she is all about."

Spence said he has talked to Clinton about long-range political plans. "I don't think it's the time" for a presidential race now, he said. "I wouldn't rule it out next time."

Spence backs Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman for the Democratic presidential nomination. His wife, Mary, supports Gen. Wesley Clark.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Free Republic; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: clintoon; fundraising; lyinghistory
I was alerted to this event by a fellow Austin Freeper. Found this in the Austin Un-American Liberal Non-Statesman today.

I cannot attend to protest, as I have to get ready for National Guard training this weekend. I would love to be there with several dozen rotten eggs to greet the witch from NY.

1 posted on 12/04/2003 6:41:59 AM PST by Arrowhead1952
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To: Arrowhead1952
Alas, Willie should do pretty well in Austin even thought he has no pardons to sell. Austin is a very liberal town and the scumbag dems who have blocked redistricing have raised the interests of all anti-Americans.

Austin is a lot like San FRancisco (and, I imagine, Madison, Wisc., although I've never been there) in that there are many affected leftists who have never been in the real world but can babble on for hours about the relative attributes of several French wines and automatically, take the anti-American, anti-Bush, neocommunist position on ANY issue. The neat part about Austin is that you can go 10 miles in any direction and find pick ups trucks with a rack in the back window that has a rile, maybe a fishing rod, and maybe an umbrella.

Leno, last night, talking about the toy store, FAO Schwatz, going bankrupt during the Christmas season, likened it to a brothel going bankrupt during the democratic convention.

2 posted on 12/04/2003 7:36:18 AM PST by Tacis
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To: basil; DrewsDad; Gracey
Head's up -- Her Heinous is coming your way!
3 posted on 12/04/2003 8:26:42 AM PST by Angelwood (FReepers are Everywhere! We Support Our Troops! (Hillary's Vast Rt Wg Conspiracy))
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I'd like to attend but can't. However, anyone who does, I suggest should research and focus on her recent trip to Iraq rather than any of her past mistakes. Her recent actions were borderline treasonous and I think you could get some ink in the paper if you stick to this rather than the usual "Clinton-hating" stuff.

Oh, and a picture of her kissing Suha Arafat would not be inapprorpiate.

4 posted on 12/04/2003 8:42:57 AM PST by Tall_Texan ("Is Rush a Hypocrite?" http://righteverytime2.blogspot.com)
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To: 13th warrior; 2bfree; ajf0; Amy4President; asneditor; atlassmirked; austingirl; austinTparty; ...
Let's FReep Hillary's book signing in Austin. We may want to show up a little earlier(9:30?) Details from Gracey:

Bookpeople Book Store
603 N Lamar Blvd (6th & Lamar)
Austin, TX 78703
10:00 AM

If you wish to actually see her you must buy a voucher before Friday. Then you can get in line to have her sign your book. Ugh.

5 posted on 12/04/2003 9:28:48 AM PST by DrewsDad
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To: DrewsDad; Gracey
Can't make it. Have fun

Bumping

6 posted on 12/04/2003 11:01:36 AM PST by jobshopper
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To: af_vet_rr; Arrowhead1952; BackSnyder; Bethbg79; BlueLu; ChowChows; DavidInTx; Dr Warmoose; ...
Austin Hillary FReep 12/5 9:30 Bookpeople Book Store(6th & Lamar)
7 posted on 12/04/2003 11:57:01 AM PST by DrewsDad
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To: DrewsDad
I have finals - but I would have loved to be there. Of course, I wouldn't BUY her book, but I'd show up to protest. If anyone can make it - I will look forward to an after-action report.
8 posted on 12/04/2003 12:27:14 PM PST by austingirl
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To: austingirl
BUMP
9 posted on 12/04/2003 12:38:38 PM PST by jobshopper
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To: "Tony" Aguilar; 13th warrior; 1L; 1riot1ranger; 2bfree; 2_4texas; 375 H&H; 43for8; 4truth; ...
Come help us FReep Hillary's book signing in Austin. Bring an appropriate sign, American Flag, or just your body. I'll have a large 3 x 10 foot black on yellow banner stating

"CLINTON LEGACY: NATIONAL INSECURITY"

Bookpeople Book Store
603 N Lamar Blvd (6th & Lamar)
Austin, TX 78703
10:00 AM

10 posted on 12/04/2003 1:05:32 PM PST by Gracey
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To: "Tony" Aguilar; 13th warrior; 1L; 1riot1ranger; 2bfree; 2_4texas; 375 H&H; 43for8; 4truth; ...
Come help us FReep Hillary's book signing in Austin. Bring an appropriate sign, American Flag, or just your body. I'll have a large 3 x 10 foot black on yellow banner stating

"CLINTON LEGACY: NATIONAL INSECURITY"

Bookpeople Book Store
603 N Lamar Blvd (6th & Lamar)
Austin, TX 78703
10:00 AM

11 posted on 12/04/2003 1:06:27 PM PST by Gracey
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To: Gracey
Bump for Gracey. Don't forget your after-action report.
12 posted on 12/04/2003 1:56:30 PM PST by austingirl
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To: Gracey
Maybe someone can use THIS as a sign ??? ...


Hillary to Troops: Support for War Fading
(Click here or on pic)

13 posted on 12/04/2003 2:10:10 PM PST by MeekOneGOP (George Soros "MINOB": http://richard.meek.home.comcast.net/SorosRatsA.JPG)
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To: Gracey
Good luck.....


Hillary/Suha

14 posted on 12/04/2003 2:10:43 PM PST by deport
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To: Arrowhead1952
Count on those fun-loving u.t. teasips being out in force.
15 posted on 12/04/2003 3:09:13 PM PST by Maria S ("…the end is near…this time, Americans are serious; Bush is not like Clinton." Uday Hussein 4/9/03)
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To: Gracey
This woman is actually still signing books?

16 posted on 12/04/2003 5:42:41 PM PST by freekitty
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To: Gracey
Wish I could. Good luck to those who can Freep her and ping me with your after report!
17 posted on 12/04/2003 6:22:26 PM PST by potlatch (1 cross + 3 nails = 4 given)
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To: Gracey
Thanks for the invite. I wish I could be there but I can't. Yall freep her good and get us pictures:')
18 posted on 12/04/2003 6:53:52 PM PST by CindyDawg
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To: CindyDawg; DrewsDad; basil; The Bat Lady; buffyt; bekka; dwills1964; Greenpointer
Sorry you can't make it Dawg.

So far we have a fair sized group.... DrewsDad, basil, gracey, The Bat Lady, buffyt, bekka, Jennifer (Lurker), Don Z (lurker), Seton (lurker), dwills 1964,Greenpointer, and other local republicans
19 posted on 12/04/2003 7:53:48 PM PST by Gracey
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To: TheSarce
Didn't know if you already got pinged on this one...

HOOK 'EM HORNS!
20 posted on 12/04/2003 11:02:38 PM PST by ILBBACH (All your teams are belong to us! GO CHIEFS!!!)
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To: Gracey; DrewsDad; All
Oh, I can't STAND this! Hillary is coming to town, and I'm sick as a dog, stuck in bed with the flu. Not going to be able to make it, don't want to spread my germs to you guys.

Anybody got a devil mask? It's become traditional with an "I sold my soul to Hillary" sign, ya know! She expects to see Ol' Scratch at these things.

Here's the store's webpage announcing Her Heinous's appearance:

Hillary at BookPeople

Check out this part:

We have a lot of good experience with signings this size," said events coordinator Alex Pippard. "Lance Armstrong signed 700 books in the hour he was here. The line can be really daunting to look at, but once it gets moving, it goes really fast."

The line for Lance Armstrong's book signing wrapped around the store, down Sixth street, almost reaching Lamar. Fans began voluntarily lining up at 5:30am. However, if you have purchased a voucher [for Hillary] in advance, BookPeople recommends lining up between 8am and 9am. BookPeople opens at 9am. Getting in line a little early is a good idea. BookPeople employees will be making announcements about the event and serving coffee in the line.

It's killing me not to be able to join you guys. Someone tell the Senator that during wartime, partisanship MUST stop at the water's edge, how DARE she go overseas and criticize our troops' mission? Someone explain it to the Marxist for me! Good luck, gang, and have fun! Looking forward to the after-action report.

PS: Someone please find out how much they were selling the get-in-line vouchers for, I'm really curious!

21 posted on 12/05/2003 4:13:26 AM PST by TheSarce
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To: Gracey
Oh how I wish I could come & freep the beast but I just got back from Florida where I picked up my new puppy! YEA! I am pup sitting for a while.
22 posted on 12/05/2003 4:30:51 AM PST by Ditter
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To: Gracey
Oh how I wish I could come & freep the beast but I just got back from Florida where I picked up my new puppy! YEA! I am pup sitting for a while.
23 posted on 12/05/2003 4:32:27 AM PST by Ditter
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To: Gracey
I'm in Kansas had to attend a funeral or I'd be there boy how I'd love to FReep that evil person. Go Get her Gang.

Regards
RB
24 posted on 12/05/2003 5:36:30 AM PST by Rightly Biased (<><)
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To: All
Want to Puke?



From Publishers Weekly

Whether or not you believe that the Clintons were victims of what Hillary calls a "vast right-wing conspiracy," this memoir has enough information and personality to appeal to people on both sides of the political fence. Most will not be surprised by Clinton's reading style, as it is similar (though not nearly as formal) to the manner in which she has delivered many television addresses. Her Midwestern accent is evenly pitched and pleasant. She easily laughs at herself, and fluctuations in her delivery render her emotions nearly palpable. Indeed, the casual straightforwardness of her delivery will engender a sense of trust and respect in listeners.

Though she does not offer much new material, she is adept at disclosing many "backstage" details-from the personal, like her inner feelings about the Lewinsky scandal ("the most devastating, shocking and hurtful experience of my life"), to the humorous, like the time a mischievous Boris Yeltsin tried to coax her into sampling moose-lip soup. Her devotion to Chelsea, Bill and to her country feels genuine, as do her hopes for future.

All in all, her infectious sense of optimism and unwavering energy shine through in her delivery and will leave listeners with a new respect for the former First Lady.
25 posted on 12/05/2003 6:31:42 AM PST by Gracey (Can't wait for the next opportuity to FReep with the fine FResno FReepers)
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To: Gracey
Morning Bump. When are you going to be there Gracey?
I was thinking about leaving in a few minutes.
26 posted on 12/05/2003 7:01:13 AM PST by DrewsDad
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To: Arrowhead1952
Most of the RATS in Texas know the boat is sinking but Austin/UT is one of the last fading hold outs. She's not meeting up with Ann at Hippy Hollow is she?
27 posted on 12/05/2003 7:12:18 AM PST by mtbopfuyn
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To: mtbopfuyn
She's not meeting up with Ann at Hippy Hollow is she?

LOL... Maybe that would make all the queers leave the area. Seeing those two together without clothes would make anyone exit first door left.

28 posted on 12/05/2003 7:19:59 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Laura Ingraham and Ann Coulter are living proof that not all blondes are dumb.)
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To: deport
Hillary looks like she's going for the gold on this one. I think Suha turned her on a bit?
29 posted on 12/05/2003 9:28:08 AM PST by Marysecretary (GOD is still in control!)
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To: Arrowhead1952
How about a little Hillary Repellant!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The glorious '08 game can be played by all.

Let's all get started early.

Hell, they had Christmas stuff out in September.

 

30 posted on 12/05/2003 12:33:45 PM PST by bert (Don't Panic!)
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To: bert
The glorious '08 game can be played by all.

OUCH!! Hitlery would really start spewing hate!!!!

How fitting though...

31 posted on 12/05/2003 12:57:52 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Laura Ingraham and Ann Coulter are living proof that not all blondes are dumb.)
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To: Gracey; basil; DrewsDad; TheSarce
Sorry we couldn't make this one. It would have been well worth the time. What happened???????
32 posted on 12/05/2003 2:09:50 PM PST by TXBubba (aka TXBubbette)
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To: DrewsDad; Gracey; basil; tarawa; austingirl; TheSarce; The Bat Lady
Great job DrewsDad! Just saw you on Fox News. Couldn't tell who else was with you though. But you did good.
33 posted on 12/05/2003 3:25:02 PM PST by TXBubba (aka TXBubbette)
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To: TXBubba; DrewsDad; All
I talked to The Bat Lady on the phone earlier and things went very well! I'll let those who were actually there give the details (of all the times to get the flu, I can't believe I had to sit this one out!). I'm sure someone will post an After-Action Report Thread soon.

Watching DrewsDad right now on Fox7's coverage, woohoo!

So far all other local newscasts have only shown Hillary supporters. But quite a few FReepers were there and stared into the eyes of Her Heinous.
34 posted on 12/05/2003 3:25:35 PM PST by TheSarce
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To: TXBubba; ILBBACH; All
The Bat Lady has posted the After-Action Report here:

Hillary book signing freep Austin, Texas 12/5/03

35 posted on 12/05/2003 3:31:40 PM PST by TheSarce
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To: TXBubba
Did they show my sign?
36 posted on 12/05/2003 3:47:52 PM PST by DrewsDad
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To: Arrowhead1952
Maybe that would make all the queers leave the area.

Are you kidding? Seeing that would make a lot of straight men go queer.

For the non-locals, Hippy Hollow is a nude park on the lake. Now try getting the mental image of a nude Hitlary and Ann Richards out of your mind.

37 posted on 12/07/2003 4:59:20 PM PST by Bubba_Leroy
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To: deport


But the Lesbian Senator doesn't always have someone to share her bed with, so...


38 posted on 12/10/2003 1:53:07 PM PST by Bon mots
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To: Arrowhead1952
"National constituency" for a National Socialist.


Hillary is so obvious.

39 posted on 12/13/2003 11:33:30 PM PST by Joy Angela (Hillary's Angry and Unstable. Watch out, she's gonna blow!!!)
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To: Arrowhead1952
"I think Hillary has a future beyond the U.S. Senate."

I think Hillary has a future behind bars.

40 posted on 12/13/2003 11:41:21 PM PST by wai-ming
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