Skip to comments.SEN. HILLARY CLINTON INTENSIFIES RUN FOR THE WHITE HOUSE (Make that waddle)
Posted on 03/03/2006 12:45:40 PM PST by FerdieMurphy
Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) blasted the Bush Administration's proposed port management deal with the United Arab Emirates as a move that would "turn over our sovereignty to another country."
The New York Democrat says she's still opposed to the deal and plans to introduce legislation that would block Dubai Ports World or any other company owned by a foreign government from operating US ports. As of today, we have almost 50 members of congress introducing bills to stop the UAE port deal. If only they would propose as much legislation to protect US borders.
Clinton said critical infrastructures like seaports must be operated by the United States, not foreign-owned companies. However, Hillary Clinton critics have pointed out that during her husband Bill Clinton's administration, several ports -- including a US naval base -- were turned over to companies based in communist China, as well as other nations.
According to columnist Charles Krauthammer, in spite of objections voiced by the intelligence community, Clinton pushed for deals with communist China after he allegedly received campaign contributions from Chinese lobbyist Johnny Chung. Krauthammer says that today the intelligence community sees no problem with having the UAE deal go forward.
"While Hillary and other politicians are demagoguing the issue and calling for port management to be performed by US companies, they all know there are no companies in the US that perform such work except for perhaps Haliburton. Imagine the firestorm if Haliburton got the contract, " said one intelligence officer.
Observers point out that while Democrats and some Republicans frown on profiling at airports and other locations, they are perfectly willing to profile an entire Arab country if it's politically expedient. Not one politician -- including Hillary Clinton -- has laid out how the Dubai port takeover compromises homeland security. Neither do they mention how the management of ports differs from foreign governments and companies managing airlines and terminals at US airports.
Intelligence officials have said that the UAE is a valuable asset in the war on terrorism and the current situation is a "slap in the face." In a culture that views "losing face" and being insulted as serious transgressions, the politics regarding the UAE deal may cause irreparable damage with a country that provides invaluable military and intelligence assistance to the US.
Senator Clinton also failed to acknowledge that while she's proposing legislation to block the Dubai deal, her husband is in the UAE putting together a scholarship program in that country as part of his Bill Clinton Foundation. The former president hopes his program will help in developing global unity. It's not known how much cash the government in Dubai is donating to Clinton's foundation.
While conventional wisdom says that Clinton will run for president in 2008, the latest Rasmussen poll (Februrary 21) shows that only 28% of Americans would definitely vote for her, while 41% would definitely vote against her. Another 25% say it depends on whom she runs against. The same poll shows that Senator John McCain (R-AZ) would handily defeat Clinton, Gore, Kerry and other Democrat candidates.
Political analysts believe Sen. Clinton is attempting a difficult balancing act. She must shore up her support from the radical left while appealing to moderates and conservatives.
Recently, Clinton stood between the former heads of the US Military Academy at West Point and the Army War College and unveiled legislation that would add 100,000 soldiers to the Army, declaring that it should be a ''national priority" to field a significantly larger military. The legislation went nowhere, and cynics believe that's what she wanted all along: sound tough on military issues while doing nothing to build it up.
Some analysts say she learned from the campaign of the last Democratic presidential nominee, Senator John F. Kerry, that what counts in national politics is not one's personal service, but support for defense spending. She must distance herself from her past when she and her husband were decidedly anti-military.
While publicly laughing off her low poll numbers, Sen. Clinton is worried and believes two things will help her increase the number of supporters for her presidential run: pushing for tougher port security measures and hiring Democrat strategists and loudmouths James Carville and Paul Begala, who are credited with getting her husband elected. Of course, she will have to do battle with her own senior Senator from New York, Chuck Schumer, who wrote the book on demagoguing. Schumer has, with the assistance of the news media, taken the UAE port issue as his own. He can be a dangerous opponent. Just ask anyone who's stood between him and a TV camera.
"They" just keep handing ammunition to the enemy!
PIAPS cares not a whit for Amrerica's security:
boxloads of blanks, in her case.
Yeah, those two will do it.
Not only Bubba, and not only Johnny Chung...
Bring it on, Iron Butt, Thunder Thighs!
All this coming from a woman who in her co-Presidency had no problem emboldening nuclear capabilities in communist and terror states. The amount of pics of this b*tch kissing killers and terrorists would short out the largest hard drive.
If McCain is the Rep. nominee for president then he will win (I am absolutely positive) Massachusetts against any candidate except for Hillary.
That says a lot about McCain in view.
However, Hillary Clinton critics have pointed out that during her husband Bill Clinton's administration, several ports -- including a US naval base -- were turned over to companies based in communist China, as well as other nations.
You don't want to have too much dirt on the Clintons...
Does this mean bill will have to return any money he got from Dubais?
Hillary is pretty easy to see thru except for that big pile of brown stuff she is full of. Oh well New Yorkers like eating it
She wanted to add 100K soldiers to the Army, but it just didn't work out . . .
To make up for the 40% cut in the military they effected in the `90s?
ghosts of freepers past on (twisted) `Sister Frigidaire'
Hey I wrote to you a few days ago about that Lincoln bedroom pic. Did you ever see the show they had on A&E about Lincoln? They had it on the other day, me and my brother were watching it and we were freggin` cracking up! The bias and hypocrisy was absolutely unreal. They actually had Gore Vidal on doing the majority of the show if you can believe it, singing the praises of Lincoln "How he freed a people" then he would switch modes and start bashing Bush. I don`t know if you saw this show yet, but check it out. They actually have liberals praising a Republican President for doing the same exact thing Bush is doing now, then they bash Bush. The blatant hypocrisy was unreal! I swear liberals must have a memory span of a few seconds "Lincoln was a war time President who freed a people while he was constantly abused by the press. He was the greatest President" then they would switch modes...."Bush is a war time President who says he is trying to free a people but he is after oil! He is the worst President ever!"
If anyone has any photos, please give me a link, or send them to me!
I gave up watching the lamestream media and only get my news from the web. The lamestream media is so biased as to be ridiculous. I see bias in every single word they say - nearly all of them have an agenda.
I also can't stand Gore Vidal.
His writing is boring too.
(Even though I spent a week next door to him in Amalfi near his home by the Villa Rufolo some years ago.)
My God, there is hot looking, then there is hot looking times a million. I can`t even fathom a woman looking that hot AND wearing that shirt/actually having brains, but on the other hand I guess it`s because I live in the liberal cesspool of New york city. I swear the only woman I know who is like that is Ann Coulter. All the rest of them think Hillary is the Messiah. I`ll pick up the hottest looking woman you ever seen in your life and when she opens her mouth it all crumbles; "Bush is the real terrorist! He is after oil!" Ding dong ding dong ding dong
This picture is a major insult to pigs everywhere!
According to Hillary, our sovereignty should ONLY be turned over to the unelected thugocrats at the UN...
Well if you get A&E, check it out, it is hilarious. Vidal praises Lincoln like Lincoln is an absolute God, he goes right down the line describing everything Lincoln did, praising it, worshipping it, it is literally verbatim to what George Bush is doing now. Then he starts bashing Bush. Vidal is completely insane and if you spent a week next to him you should have had guards with orders to kick his azz on site. The guy is the absolute moron of all morons. Yeah, and I see what you mean about giving up on the mainstream media. I didn`t pay my cable bill for 3 months and I didn`t miss it for a second. I only paid it after they threatened to charge me $400 for all their equipment. The media today is exactly like the music industry; The biggest cr*p is constantly promoted as the "the most popular" when you would be hard pressed to find anyone who is into it what they promote. I can`t tell you how many school kids I pick up in my taxi who absolutely hate todays music yet the music industry and the press would have you think otherwise. It`s ALL bulls**t! They all lie to make money, and the press is unrelenting in promoting it as truth.
"Oink, oink," says Senator Swinary Rottenham.(D-New Yarkansas)
In all the photo's... and there have been THOUSANDS of them... I have never seen this woman EXERCISING in any way, shape or form. This so... now-woman... the smartest woman in the world... and I have NEVER seen a shot of her out jogging... playing tennis/golf... or even power-walking!
Hill and Rose get together after a hard day of doing whatever it is they do. Hillary straps on her Snap-On-Tool belt and then it's sweaty, flabby bodies rolling around on a waterbed for hours.
By doing this unusual (for a heterosexual, that is) for of exercise the two of them average a weight loss of around 2-3 ozs.
So I'm with you......BRING IT ON B$#Ch! I can't wait.
Put some ice on it you socialist b!tch!!!
And another of these 'things' -is getting all of her past/present Chinagate cronies to donate again:
Ng Lap Seng, Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie; Manlin Foung, Wang Mei Trie, John Huang, Jane Huang, Johnny Chung, Col. Lui, Jing Wei Li, Irene Wu, Liu Tai-ying, Bin Liu, Irene Wu, Nora Lum, Shi JinYu, Shi-Zeng Chen, Xiao Yang, Liu Chao-Ying, Wang Jun, Wah Lim, General Ding Henggao, General Chi HaoTian, General Fu Quanyou, Chief of the General Staff of the PLA, Lt. Gen. Huai Guomo, General Kui Fulin, "Col. Xu", Gen. Liu Huaquing, William Peh, PRC Defense Minister Chi Haotian, China Resources chairman Shen Jueren, Lt. General Xiong Guangkai, Wang Liheng, vice-president of China Aerospace Corp, Gen. Ji Shengde, Bao Peide, 5th Vice Minister of the PRC, Zou Jia Hua, Vice Minister National Technology Planning, Lt. General Xu Qiliang, Chief of Staff of the PLA Air Force, Lt. General Wu Quanxu, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the PLA, Zhu Roug-ji, Vice Premier of National Finance, Liu Ju-Yuan, Minister of China Aerospace Corporation (made both satellite orbiter version of Long March and the nuclear tippled missile version for the PLA), Keshi Zhan, Yue Chu, Xiping Wang, Nan Nan Xu, Chun-Fat Leung, Chang-Lin Tien, Liao Minglong, Tian Yi, Chen Qingchang, Pan Yongming, Shao Xingsheng, Jiangsu Yongli, Bernard Schwartz/Loral, Marvin Rosen, Keshi Zhan, Ken Hsui, Ms Melinda Yee, Hoyt Zia, Ira Sockowitz, Leon A. Panetta, Lanny Davis, Harold Ickes, William Meddoff, Alexis Herman, Jamie Gorelick, Hazel O'Leary, Mark Middleton, Nancy Hernreich, Craig Livingstone, Lynn Cutler, Neal Ainley, Maria Hsia, Robert Meyerhoff, Roger Tamraz, Joseph Landon, David Wang, Indonesian Arief Wiriadinata and his wife Soraya and convicted Miami drug trafficker Jose Cabrera; and also her ongoing association with China Poly Group Corporation / "Polytechnologies Incorporated," along with Hillary's ongoing ties with Ted Sioeng, Mochtar and James Riady and the Lippo Bank-Lippo Group & Lippo Pacific in Indonesia.
I think I'm just gonna EXPLODE!