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Clinton: Impeachment Not Serious
NewsMax.com ^ | Aug. 16, 2005 | Carl Limbacher

Posted on 08/16/2005 3:49:02 PM PDT by Carl/NewsMax

Ex-President Bill Clinton said Monday that he had to assure world leaders that there was nothing seriously wrong with America after the Congress impeached him in 1998.

"During that time, a lot of world leaders would ask, 'What is going on? Is this serious?'" he told New York magazine.

"I kept assuring them that nothing bad had happened to America," he recalled, "but that we periodically went through spasms."

Interviewed while traveling in Africa, the ex-president claimed, "Africans saw [my impeachment] for exactly what it was: an abuse of power."

"They got it here," he insisted.

The magazine noted that "seven years later, the ordeal of his impeachment still has a vibrant, ever-present life in Clinton's mind."


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1 posted on 08/16/2005 3:49:10 PM PDT by Carl/NewsMax
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Still in Denial....


2 posted on 08/16/2005 3:50:30 PM PDT by konaice
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Oh goodie, which Africans? Robert? Idi?


3 posted on 08/16/2005 3:50:41 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("Freedom of speech makes it much easier to spot the idiots." [Jay Lessig, 2/7/2005])
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Me, me, me, me, me!!


4 posted on 08/16/2005 3:50:44 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

"but that we periodically went through spasms."

Yeah, Bill, and we know exactly what kind of 'spasms'......


5 posted on 08/16/2005 3:50:49 PM PDT by RedStateRocker (Better to be judged by 12 than carried by 6)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
"but that we periodically went through spasms."

Beuller? Ferris Beuller? Anyone?

6 posted on 08/16/2005 3:50:56 PM PDT by Michael Goldsberry (an enemy of islam -- Joe Boucher; Leapfrog; Dr.Zoidberg; Lazamataz; ...)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
we periodically went through spasms

Boy howdy! That's an understatement in your case, Bubba.

7 posted on 08/16/2005 3:51:45 PM PDT by llevrok (Semper Conservatatum)
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To: NonValueAdded

"Oh goodie, which Africans? Robert?"


He's probably hangin with his bestest pal Robert Mugabe


8 posted on 08/16/2005 3:52:19 PM PDT by Stellar Dendrite (The presence of "peace" is the absence of opposition to socialism -- Marx)
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To: RedStateRocker

(... seven seconds...)


9 posted on 08/16/2005 3:52:20 PM PDT by Michael Goldsberry (an enemy of islam -- Joe Boucher; Leapfrog; Dr.Zoidberg; Lazamataz; ...)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
"I kept assuring them that nothing bad had happened to America," he recalled, "but that we periodically went through spasms."

Everytime Monica came over...

10 posted on 08/16/2005 3:52:28 PM PDT by Always Right
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To: Carl/NewsMax
"I kept assuring them that nothing bad had happened to America," he recalled, "but that we periodically went through spasms."

That would describe Jan 20th1993-Jan 20th 2001.

11 posted on 08/16/2005 3:52:38 PM PDT by carlr
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To: Mia T

Why-character-counts ping


12 posted on 08/16/2005 3:52:51 PM PDT by jla
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Me:Impeached Clinton Not Serious


13 posted on 08/16/2005 3:52:56 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 ("The dumber people think you are, the more surprised they'll be when you kill them."-Wm. Clayton)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

In Bubba's case, the truth is close, but no cigar....


14 posted on 08/16/2005 3:53:00 PM PDT by llevrok (Semper Conservatatum)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

I see the only elected president to ever be impeached is still in denial.


15 posted on 08/16/2005 3:53:04 PM PDT by RoyalsFan (Freepmail me if you want on my Kansas City Royals ping list)
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To: RedStateRocker

"but that we periodically went through spasms."

... known as "luuuuv spaysums" down in Hot Springs.


16 posted on 08/16/2005 3:53:38 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry (Esse Quam Videre)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
"They got it here," he insisted.

So did the ex-prez, I have a feeling.

17 posted on 08/16/2005 3:53:46 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Carl/NewsMax

BJ would know about spasms.


18 posted on 08/16/2005 3:54:10 PM PDT by mtbopfuyn (Legality does not dictate morality... Lavin)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Well well Out of Africa these days. So I wonder if Niger will get an official visit?

The world surely did love this pervert.


19 posted on 08/16/2005 3:54:11 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: llevrok
At least finally, he admits he abused his power by attempting to fix the Paula Jones sexual harassment suit!
20 posted on 08/16/2005 3:54:41 PM PDT by Kenny500c
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To: Carl/NewsMax

The only elected President to EVER to be impeached, and it's just an occasional spasm we have. Not serious at all. Although his party has yet to win a national election since.


21 posted on 08/16/2005 3:55:29 PM PDT by kcar (theUNsucks.com)
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To: Kenny500c

he tried to fix her suit, alright! (ahem)


22 posted on 08/16/2005 3:56:08 PM PDT by llevrok (Semper Conservatatum)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Clinton is one of the biggest stains on American history. The kind of stain which cannot be removed.


23 posted on 08/16/2005 3:56:21 PM PDT by quantim (I'm at the point now where I refer to all liberals as "insurgents.")
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To: RedStateRocker

I think he meant orgasms.

Denial runs through Egypt.


24 posted on 08/16/2005 3:57:44 PM PDT by Shaka
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To: Carl/NewsMax

It sure was an abuse of power......


25 posted on 08/16/2005 3:57:56 PM PDT by somemoreequalthanothers (All for the betterment of "the state", comrade)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

BJC to the world: Nothing to see here - just a little hanky panky in the White House - move along


26 posted on 08/16/2005 3:58:47 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Yes I backed over the vampire, but I swear I didn't see it in my rearview mirror.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

27 posted on 08/16/2005 3:58:54 PM PDT by quark
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"only elected president to ever be impeached"

Like Clinton, Andrew Johnson was impeached by the House, but not convicted by the Senate.

28 posted on 08/16/2005 3:59:02 PM PDT by Michael Goldsberry (an enemy of islam -- Joe Boucher; Leapfrog; Dr.Zoidberg; Lazamataz; ...)
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To: Leapfrog
Like Clinton, Andrew Johnson was impeached by the House, but not convicted by the Senate.

Johnson wasn't elected....he became President when Lincoln was assassinated....
29 posted on 08/16/2005 4:00:44 PM PDT by MikefromOhio
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To: Carl/NewsMax

What an A**HOLE!He has the(albeit dubious)distinKtion of being the ONLY ELECTED POYUS to be IMPEACHED!!I guess(to paraphrase the late Peter Jennings,BeelzeBubba thought his IMPEACHMRNT to be just another"Temper Tantrum"!!!!!!!!!


30 posted on 08/16/2005 4:01:18 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Carl/NewsMax
Interviewed while traveling in Africa, the ex-president claimed, "Africans saw [my impeachment] for exactly what it was: an abuse of power."

"They got it here," he insisted.

Bubba seems to be implying that his actions were particularly understandable to black people.

31 posted on 08/16/2005 4:01:22 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: MikeinIraq

Ah, of course. Thanks.


32 posted on 08/16/2005 4:03:08 PM PDT by Michael Goldsberry (an enemy of islam -- Joe Boucher; Leapfrog; Dr.Zoidberg; Lazamataz; ...)
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To: Leapfrog

:)

No problem :)


33 posted on 08/16/2005 4:03:41 PM PDT by MikefromOhio
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To: Carl/NewsMax

The Klintoon is forever in LaLaland.


34 posted on 08/16/2005 4:03:44 PM PDT by caisson71
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To: Carl/NewsMax

I wish that this knob would just shut his pie-hole and dis-af***in'-pear.

What a waste of skin!


35 posted on 08/16/2005 4:04:27 PM PDT by Howie66 ("America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people.")
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To: Leapfrog

I prefer the "STAINing" process. As in you STAINED our country forever.


36 posted on 08/16/2005 4:04:27 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Pitchforks and Lanterns..with a smiley face!)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Well, Slick Willy . . . how about Waco?

Do you remember that as being serious?

I didn't think so.


37 posted on 08/16/2005 4:04:30 PM PDT by BenLurkin (O beautiful for patriot dream - that sees beyond the years)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
This POS always gave out the line "I'm working hard, everyday, for the American people". I've always wanted to ask him, "Mr. Clinton, when you were working hard for the American people was that during the Lewenski days as well"?

This guy will never stop, he's totally out of his mind. Liberalism is a mental disorder and it should be treated with strong drugs and confinement in an institution, but that institution should never be government!

38 posted on 08/16/2005 4:05:00 PM PDT by timydnuc (I'll die on my feet before I'll live on my knees.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Rub this in the faces of the useful idiots who argued that Clinton had been humbled and "punished" enough.

Dan


39 posted on 08/16/2005 4:05:27 PM PDT by BibChr ("...behold, they have rejected the word of the LORD, so what wisdom is in them?" [Jer. 8:9])
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"I kept assuring them that nothing bad had happened to America," he recalled, "but that I periodically shot off eight-ropers."

Fixed that for you, Bubba.

40 posted on 08/16/2005 4:05:48 PM PDT by RichInOC (Bill Clinton is a semen stain on the Presidency.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

We went through a spasm alright.... /s


41 posted on 08/16/2005 4:06:04 PM PDT by Libertina
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To: rogue yam
Bubba seems to be implying that his actions were particularly understandable to black people.

He was very understandable to the one million dead Rwandans, as we recall

42 posted on 08/16/2005 4:07:14 PM PDT by llevrok (Semper Conservatatum)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Can't stand having the Little Mrs. get all of the attention, huh?


43 posted on 08/16/2005 4:07:40 PM PDT by SmithL (There are a lot of people that hate Bush more than they hate terrorists)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
"I kept assuring them that nothing bad had happened to America," he recalled, "but that we periodically went through spasms."

The Sinkmeister would know about spasms, I reckon.

44 posted on 08/16/2005 4:08:44 PM PDT by don-o (Don't be a Freeploader. Do the right thing and become a Monthly Donor!)
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To: Carl/NewsMax

Whatever, Slick.


45 posted on 08/16/2005 4:09:10 PM PDT by RockinRight (Democrats - Trying to make an a$$ out of America since 1933)
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To: samadams2000

Ugh. And I was about to sit down to dinner.


46 posted on 08/16/2005 4:10:19 PM PDT by RockinRight (Democrats - Trying to make an a$$ out of America since 1933)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
Thank goodness the Senate acquited this guy. All we need is another felonious (thanks Miss Coulter!) lying former President telling the third world exactly what NOT to do in the name of the USA.

I wish the UN would just elect him dictator for life so we could be rid of this windbag forever. I would buy MORE French products if they would just take him off of our hands. Oh, and can we ship the Bil Clinton Massage Parlor over there too? Sort of a return gift for the Statue of Liberty...

47 posted on 08/16/2005 4:11:35 PM PDT by ca-dreamer74 (Known Blog-Pimp.)
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To: SmithL

Excellent point!


48 posted on 08/16/2005 4:12:05 PM PDT by ca-dreamer74 (Known Blog-Pimp.)
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To: Carl/NewsMax
Interviewed while traveling in Africa, the ex-president claimed, "Africans saw [my impeachment] for exactly what it was: an abuse of power."

Ahh, the all-important Moral Authority of the UN African contingent. Yes, they certainly understood the complexities of he US Constitution and how it was being bused by the Clinton White House. The African Continent is a beacon of virtue.

"They got it here," he insisted.

And Clinton got it down there, now didn't he?

49 posted on 08/16/2005 4:15:23 PM PDT by Shazbot29 (Light a man a fire, he'll be warm for a day; light him on fire, he'll be warm the rest of his life)
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To: ca-dreamer74
"ship the Bil Clinton Massage Parlor over there too?"

... and just where do you think we got it from in the first place?

50 posted on 08/16/2005 4:15:42 PM PDT by Michael Goldsberry (an enemy of islam -- Joe Boucher; Leapfrog; Dr.Zoidberg; Lazamataz; ...)
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