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Bill Clinton to Write New Book [will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts....]
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Posted on 05/17/2006 2:42:05 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Bill Clinton to Write New Book

By SARA KUGLER, Associated Press Writer 15 minutes ago

After writing an autobiography that sold millions of copies and earned him a hefty advance, former President Clinton has struck a deal to write another book.

Alfred A. Knopf will publish the new work, in which Clinton will focus on public service and citizen activism, telling a story that he hopes will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts," Clinton said in a statement.

The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Clinton is said to have received a staggering advance of $10 million to $12 million for writing "My Life," the 957-page memoir that Knopf published in 2004.

His inspiration for the second book, expected for release late next year or early 2008, was borne from the experiences he has had during his work and travel in the six years since he left the White House, Clinton said. It does not yet have a title.

Clinton plans to tell the stories of those he has met — and in some cases he will go back and interview them — to make the point that ordinary people can set forth change.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


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1 posted on 05/17/2006 2:42:09 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Another subsidized door stop by Knopf.


2 posted on 05/17/2006 2:44:27 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Somebody important make The Call.....pitchforks and lanterns.!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Gag, ralph, tulip, earl....


3 posted on 05/17/2006 2:44:47 PM PDT by ncountylee (Dead terrorists smell like victory)
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To: Sub-Driver

Some days you just want to puke!


4 posted on 05/17/2006 2:45:06 PM PDT by montomike (If you didn't find this funny and were offended...have a riot.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yes and the title will be:


HOW TO GET A LEWINSKI AND NOT LEAVE DNA


5 posted on 05/17/2006 2:45:13 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Sub-Driver

6 posted on 05/17/2006 2:45:19 PM PDT by soccer_maniac (Do some good while browsing FR --> Join our Folding@Home Team# 36120: keyword: folding@home)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Bill Clinton to Write New Book [will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts....]"

Like Juanita Broderick will care.....

7 posted on 05/17/2006 2:45:24 PM PDT by patriot_wes (Law of Unintended Consequences; Infant Baptism = an unbelieving, unsaved church.)
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To: Sub-Driver

....lift spirits....touch hearts...... MOVE STOMACHS!


8 posted on 05/17/2006 2:45:51 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (A Moose Once Bit my Sister. Yeah. She Turned Moose-lim.)
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To: Sub-Driver

"lift spirits" and "touch hearts," Clinton said in a statement."

This one is too easy. I'd get in trouble if I changed the nouns after the verbs.


9 posted on 05/17/2006 2:46:29 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: Sub-Driver

The American Library Association makes another donation of public funds to Democrats.


10 posted on 05/17/2006 2:48:10 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: Sub-Driver
Bill Clinton to Write New Book [will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts....]

...and wipe butts.

11 posted on 05/17/2006 2:48:38 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Sub-Driver

Groan


12 posted on 05/17/2006 2:48:59 PM PDT by MEG33 (GOD BLESS OUR ARMED FORCES)
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To: Sub-Driver

More like "lift skirts and touch parts".


13 posted on 05/17/2006 2:49:09 PM PDT by saganite (Billions and billions and billions-------and that's just the NASA budget!)
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To: samadams2000; Sub-Driver
Another subsidized door stop by Knopf.

Cleverly disguised campaign contribution ... ?

14 posted on 05/17/2006 2:50:53 PM PDT by caryatid (Jolie Blonde, 'gardez donc, quoi t'as fait ...)
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To: saganite

I was just fixin' to post, "More like lift wallets, and touch private parts."

But yours is better.


15 posted on 05/17/2006 2:51:21 PM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: Sub-Driver
will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts....

So he's given up touching other parts of female anatomy?

16 posted on 05/17/2006 2:52:20 PM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: Sub-Driver

It'll make me lift spirits....one shot at a time.


17 posted on 05/17/2006 2:53:04 PM PDT by wolfpat (To connect the dots, you have to collect the dots.)
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To: saganite

Precisely right. I, for one, don't want that perv lifting or touching ANYTHING of mine.


18 posted on 05/17/2006 2:53:07 PM PDT by beelzepug (Kites banned in Pakistan...does anything in Islam NOT involve throat slitting?)
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To: Sub-Driver
telling a story that he hopes will "lift spirits skirts" and "touch hearts parts,"

There, I fixed it.

19 posted on 05/17/2006 2:53:26 PM PDT by umgud (FR, NASCAR & 24, way too much butt time)
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To: Sub-Driver
Bill Clinton to Write New Book [will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts....]

More like "lift skirts" and "touch breasts".

20 posted on 05/17/2006 2:54:24 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (California bashers will be called out)
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To: Sub-Driver

When it comes to BJ Clinton and touching, the heart is last organ that comes to mind.


21 posted on 05/17/2006 2:55:09 PM PDT by Perdogg (Durham - The San Francisco of North Carolina)
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To: Sub-Driver
Another book?

Did he write one already?

22 posted on 05/17/2006 2:56:24 PM PDT by BenLurkin (O beautiful for patriot dream - that sees beyond the years)
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To: Sub-Driver
will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts," Clinton said in a statement.

More like harden my heart and put my spirits in the dump!


23 posted on 05/17/2006 2:56:34 PM PDT by do the dhue (I hope y'all will help bail me out of jail after I dot Alan Colmes's eyes.)
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To: montomike
"Lift Spirits" - Oh no, is he going to attempt to resurrect Vince Foster!
24 posted on 05/17/2006 2:57:32 PM PDT by tuvals (America First - Support Our Troops!)
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To: Sub-Driver

On "lifting spirits" [in a glass] a magisterial work has already been done by Ted Kennedy. What could WJC add to it?


25 posted on 05/17/2006 3:00:27 PM PDT by GSlob
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To: tuvals
Oh no, is he going to attempt to resurrect Vince Foster!

I think for Clinton's sake, he should leave Foster to rest.
26 posted on 05/17/2006 3:00:58 PM PDT by do the dhue (I hope y'all will help bail me out of jail after I dot Alan Colmes's eyes.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I don't want ol' Bill "lifting" or "touching" anything - while I am around.


27 posted on 05/17/2006 3:02:49 PM PDT by SelmaLee (Woof!)
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To: samadams2000

Yet another roll-up-your-pants-it's-too-late-to-save-your-shoes opus from the paragon of dishonesty.


28 posted on 05/17/2006 3:04:03 PM PDT by genew (Fact: Political correctness is a deadly social disease.)
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To: SelmaLee
I don't want ol' Bill "lifting" or "touching" anything - while I am around.

Very good idea. Keep yourself out of reach from perverts.
29 posted on 05/17/2006 3:04:47 PM PDT by do the dhue (I hope y'all will help bail me out of jail after I dot John Murtha's eyes.)
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To: Sub-Driver

This traitorous skunk is responsible for the nuclear proliferation we see today and many transfers of military technology to the Chinese


30 posted on 05/17/2006 3:09:03 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: Sub-Driver
Bill Clinton to Write New Book [will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts....]

The only thing Bill Clinton wants to touch can be found quite handily in this month's edition of Playboy.
31 posted on 05/17/2006 3:09:26 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Support American sovereignty - boycott employers of illegal aliens)
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To: Sub-Driver
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32 posted on 05/17/2006 3:09:43 PM PDT by Jackknife ( "I bet after seeing us, George Washington would sue us for calling him 'father'." óWill Rogers)
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To: Sub-Driver
"touch hearts...."

Via the breast.

33 posted on 05/17/2006 3:10:19 PM PDT by Kenny Bunkport
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To: tennmountainman
HOW TO GET A LEWINSKI AND NOT LEAVE DNA

Let me guess. It involves a sink and bleach.

34 posted on 05/17/2006 3:10:45 PM PDT by airborne (Satan's greatest trick was convincing people he doesn't exist.)
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To: SelmaLee

Great answer! I'm with you!


35 posted on 05/17/2006 3:10:55 PM PDT by doberville
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To: Sub-Driver

It should be a comic book, where Clinton portrays himself as a superhero known as "The Stain."


36 posted on 05/17/2006 3:11:10 PM PDT by Kenny Bunkport
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To: Sub-Driver
expected for release late next year or early 2008

I question the timing of this.

37 posted on 05/17/2006 3:12:44 PM PDT by Kenny Bunkport
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To: Sub-Driver

"How to Influence People With Other People's Money"

"Living Well on Other People's Money"

"I Have It, You Don't"

"Lying For Money"

"Going to The White House For Fun and Profit"

Any others?


38 posted on 05/17/2006 3:13:52 PM PDT by CPOSharky (Go home and fix your own country before you complain about ours.)
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To: Sub-Driver

$10 mil advance would lift my spirits too.


39 posted on 05/17/2006 3:14:28 PM PDT by toddlintown
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To: Kenny Bunkport

Bill Clinton to Write New Book [will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts....]

A collection of his letters to Penthouse the title to be announced.


40 posted on 05/17/2006 3:15:16 PM PDT by Patrick1
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To: CPOSharky
"CALL IT WHAT YOU LIKE - I HAVE HIS SOUL!"


41 posted on 05/17/2006 3:15:34 PM PDT by airborne (Satan's greatest trick was convincing people he doesn't exist.)
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To: Sub-Driver
will "lift spirits" and "touch hearts,"

more like "lifting stogies" and "touching interns"

42 posted on 05/17/2006 3:16:17 PM PDT by GOP_Raider (FR's token San Francisco Giants fan)
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To: Sub-Driver
My questions are these: Will this book be printed on absorptive paper? Will they be perforated? If so (when the price gets low enough), the new Clinton book can occupy a place of honor on the backs of the toilets in my home, the same way that squares of the newspaper Pravda used to do in Russian homes.

Did I miss anything?

P.S. My primary is over, but because of certain legal and ethical problems, the incumbent, Charles Taylor may withdraw/be forced out, and I am in the running to be chosen as the replacement nominee for Congress in the 11th District of NC. For more information, see the article below, and my website. I still need your help.

Congressman Billybob

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43 posted on 05/17/2006 3:17:49 PM PDT by Congressman Billybob (www.ArmorforCongress.com)
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To: BenLurkin

Bubba will get the money , but how much will the actual writer make?


44 posted on 05/17/2006 3:17:49 PM PDT by sgtbono2002
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To: Sub-Driver
how to "lift spirits" and "touch hearts.

Wouldn't it be easier to just put some ice on it?

45 posted on 05/17/2006 3:20:50 PM PDT by mjp
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To: samadams2000

Hm, sounds like a knock-off of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series. My suggested title for Ol' Billy Jeff is "Duck Soup for Dummies".


46 posted on 05/17/2006 5:18:33 PM PDT by Irish Queen
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To: samadams2000

Hm, sounds like a knock-off of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series. My suggested title for Ol' Billy Jeff's proposed book is "Duck Soup for Dummies".


47 posted on 05/17/2006 5:20:24 PM PDT by Irish Queen
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To: Sub-Driver

I know it's too much to hope for, but I wish this drut would just go away.


48 posted on 05/17/2006 6:16:30 PM PDT by 2nd Bn, 11th Mar (The "P" in Democrat stands for patriotism.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Associated Press Writer so excited to report the article. Good Lord can't we stop the Big Creep and the AP. Can't stand either one.


49 posted on 05/17/2006 7:37:48 PM PDT by mojo114
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To: airborne

airborne, that is exactly what I think!!!

^5!


50 posted on 05/17/2006 7:39:40 PM PDT by bannie (The government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.)
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