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Clinton: $5,000 for Every U.S. Baby
Breitbart via Drudge ^ | Sep 28 01:09 PM US/Eastern | DEVLIN BARRETT

Posted on 09/28/2007 10:18:24 AM PDT by GQuagmire

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday that every child born in the United States should get a $5,000 "baby bond" from the government to help pay for future costs of college or buying a home. Clinton, her party's front-runner in the 2008 race, made the suggestion during a forum hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; babybond; clinton; hillary; piaps
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Are you kidding me?
1 posted on 09/28/2007 10:18:26 AM PDT by GQuagmire
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To: GQuagmire

Ahhhhhh socialism.


2 posted on 09/28/2007 10:19:42 AM PDT by Edgerunner (If you won't let the military fight your battles, you will have to. Keep your powder dry...)
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To: GQuagmire

So in 18 years, that will be worth about $13,000? Wow. That probably won’t cover books in 2025.


3 posted on 09/28/2007 10:20:44 AM PDT by Slapshot68
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To: GQuagmire

How much will $5,000 buy in 17 years? Probably won’t even cover the books you will need for 4 years of college.


4 posted on 09/28/2007 10:20:53 AM PDT by rocksblues (Just enforce the law!)
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To: GQuagmire

Want to bet there are income limitations to getting the bond? Or that you have to forfeit the bond if you make too much money when college time comes?


5 posted on 09/28/2007 10:21:01 AM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus Reagan
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To: GQuagmire

So after Chelsea’s White House wedding, she will get 5 grand for the kid, lol.


6 posted on 09/28/2007 10:21:29 AM PDT by sweetiepiezer (Duncan Hunter .....................a man of his word.)
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To: Slapshot68

8 seconds


7 posted on 09/28/2007 10:21:44 AM PDT by rocksblues (Just enforce the law!)
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To: GQuagmire

This suggestion is supported by bar owners in college towns all across America.


8 posted on 09/28/2007 10:22:11 AM PDT by HarryCaul
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To: GQuagmire

Correct me if I am wrong.......won’t somebody have to pay for this lameass idea? Oh, yeah....you and me. What a crock of monkey crap. She was pandering to a crowd that is entrenched in an entitlement mentality.


9 posted on 09/28/2007 10:22:48 AM PDT by shankbear (Al-Qaeda grew while Monica blew)
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To: GQuagmire

Who suggested this, was about a year ago.


10 posted on 09/28/2007 10:23:13 AM PDT by RightWhale (25 degrees today. Phase state change accomplished.)
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To: GQuagmire

try lowering taxes Mrs Clinton. Your way means we’ll have to raise taxes to pay for it meaning parents will end up having less to give their children...

Will that include aborted babies?


11 posted on 09/28/2007 10:23:42 AM PDT by Proverbs 3-5
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To: GQuagmire

Can you imagine the wall of pregnant women rushing the border for this one?


12 posted on 09/28/2007 10:24:05 AM PDT by Route66 (America's Main Street - - - President Fred D. Thompson /"The Constitution means what is says.")
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To: GQuagmire

For a mere $5000 per head we will own you! The government never “gave” an American money without strings.


13 posted on 09/28/2007 10:24:32 AM PDT by Integrityrocks
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To: GQuagmire

Yea, that’s the ticket. Give away more of taxpayers dollars money to those that probably shouldn’t be having babies to start with.


14 posted on 09/28/2007 10:26:41 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: GQuagmire

What a sneaky way to make sure every new born is entered into the nation’s database. We know who you are and what you are doing......


15 posted on 09/28/2007 10:31:16 AM PDT by Integrityrocks
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To: GQuagmire

What good will another gubermint bond be to them? It is just like that farce of a SocSecLockBox. When it comes time to dip into the bonds, guess who has to redeem them? Yep, the taxpayers. That file draw full of those special SS bonds are nothing more than IOU’s for money that is already spent. There is no “investment” anywhere - the bonds are future claims on the taxpayer and at a rate that will astound and astonish. Our grand and great-grandchildren will have to kill us off in order to survive. These Hillary bonds are more of the same, nothing more that a Hsu ponzi scheme.


16 posted on 09/28/2007 10:31:27 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Fred Dalton Thompson for President)
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To: NonValueAdded

drawer


17 posted on 09/28/2007 10:32:24 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Fred Dalton Thompson for President)
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To: Edgerunner

Talk about a Nanny State.


18 posted on 09/28/2007 10:35:19 AM PDT by teddyballgame (red man in a blue state)
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To: HarryCaul
This suggestion is supported by bar owners in college towns all across America.

And the pot dealers.

19 posted on 09/28/2007 10:36:44 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: Integrityrocks

“Take the King’s coin, do the King’s bidding.”


20 posted on 09/28/2007 10:37:21 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: Edgerunner
Ahhhhhh socialism.

"We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."

"We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.”

"It's time for a new beginning, for an end to government of the few, by the few, for the few, and to replace it with shared responsibility for shared prosperity."

"We can't just let business as usual go on, and that means something has to be taken away from some people."

"We have to build a political consensus and that requires people to give up a little bit of their own turf in order to create this common ground."

"I certainly think the free market has failed."

"I think it's time to send a clear message to what has become the most profitable sector [oil] in the entire economy, that they are being watched."

"What I want to do is take those profits and apply them to alternative energy."

Karl Marx or Frederick Engels said none of these things; Hillary Clinton said them all.

21 posted on 09/28/2007 10:37:22 AM PDT by rllngrk33 (The RATs and Media are the enemy.)
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To: GQuagmire
"A secondary market in the bonds will quickly arise, whereby bonds can be traded for cigarettes, booze, whatever."

The exact hour in which any social giveaway is introduced, will be the same hour that it is abused. Guaranteed.

22 posted on 09/28/2007 10:39:01 AM PDT by libs_kma (www.imwithfred.com)
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To: GQuagmire

Rush on this now...


23 posted on 09/28/2007 10:39:34 AM PDT by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: GQuagmire
Are you kidding me?

That's how I feel about the whole prospect of Hillary Clinton as POTUS.
24 posted on 09/28/2007 10:39:39 AM PDT by khnyny (Ask Hillary again who contributed to "their" Presidential Library...)
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To: GQuagmire

I’m donning my flame suit and going in.

Why didn’t we think of this first. The GOP is the pro-natal party while the Dems are the abortion party yet they come up with a pro-natal policy.

Ugh!

Flame away.


25 posted on 09/28/2007 10:39:53 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Hillary 2008: "The willing suspension of disbelief")
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To: GQuagmire
Sniff...Sniff. Smells like SOCIALISM to me!

But....it's for the CHILDREN!

26 posted on 09/28/2007 10:39:53 AM PDT by wbill
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To: GQuagmire

lol! just print 5 grand and hand it to them, who cares if our $$ are worth less!


27 posted on 09/28/2007 10:40:08 AM PDT by RolandBurnam (foxnews: what's so conservative about car chases and missing white women?)
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To: GQuagmire

Wow,

How about they just not take the $5K from us in the first place. Idiots.


28 posted on 09/28/2007 10:40:12 AM PDT by Dead Dog
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To: GQuagmire

She must really think Americans are stupid.


29 posted on 09/28/2007 10:40:41 AM PDT by ladiesview61
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To: NeoCaveman

no, if this was GOP, it would be a 5grand tax credit, instead of outright handout.


30 posted on 09/28/2007 10:40:52 AM PDT by RolandBurnam (foxnews: what's so conservative about car chases and missing white women?)
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To: GQuagmire

“Every baby” means illegal immigrants can collect the money too.


31 posted on 09/28/2007 10:41:21 AM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: GQuagmire

Rarely have I seen electoral bribery taken to quite this simple and base a level. It’s almost impressive, in a twisted sort of way.


32 posted on 09/28/2007 10:41:24 AM PDT by jpl (Dear Al Gore: it's 3:00 A.M., do you know where your drug addicted son is?)
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To: NeoCaveman

A brave soul you are.Good luck!


33 posted on 09/28/2007 10:41:48 AM PDT by GQuagmire (Giggety,Giggety,Giggety)
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To: RolandBurnam
no, if this was GOP, it would be a 5grand tax credit, instead of outright handout.

And that would be better

I never said he plan was perfect, far from it. Just that it was first and that irritated me.

34 posted on 09/28/2007 10:42:09 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Hillary 2008: "The willing suspension of disbelief")
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To: GQuagmire

.....and a chicken in every pot!


35 posted on 09/28/2007 10:42:33 AM PDT by SAMS ("I may look harmless, but I raised a U.S. MARINE!" Army Wife & Marine Mom)
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To: libs_kma

Off topic a bit, but has anyone noticed that when an image of Hitlery or Ubama accompany an article it almost always projects them at a sllight angle looking off into the disatance as if they are viewing their subjects.

Now, if this idea does not show Hitlery to be what she really is, there is nothing that will.


36 posted on 09/28/2007 10:43:07 AM PDT by Bruinator
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To: Dead Dog
How about they just not take the $5K from us in the first place?

The people she's taking the $5K from aren't the people she's pandering too.

37 posted on 09/28/2007 10:43:45 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations.)
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To: GQuagmire

Don’t we already have a per child deduction from the income tax (the value of which depends up income and other deductions and so forth)? That allows parents to keep more of their money than otherwise would be taken (mostly wasted) by the government. Under Hilary’s plan, presumably everyone would get the “baby bond”, regardless of whether one pays income taxes. So what she is talking about is (not surprisingly) nothing more than another transfer of wealth from those pulling the wagon to those carrying it.


38 posted on 09/28/2007 10:43:52 AM PDT by Stingray51
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To: Dead Dog
How about they just not take the $5K from us in the first place?

The people she's taking the $5K from aren't the people she's pandering to.

39 posted on 09/28/2007 10:44:04 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations.)
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To: Stingray51
Don’t we already have a per child deduction from the income tax (the value of which depends up income and other deductions and so forth)?

I sure as hell don't get it. You have to be "pur" to get it.

40 posted on 09/28/2007 10:45:02 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: GQuagmire
As if we don't already have enough encouragements for Mexicans to come here and have anchor babies. Now add a $5000 bonus.
41 posted on 09/28/2007 10:45:16 AM PDT by Mr. Mojo ("Hidin' in a corner ...of New York City, lookin' down a .44 in West Virginy")
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To: GQuagmire

A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.
- George Bernard Shaw


42 posted on 09/28/2007 10:46:04 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220
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To: Miss Didi

Rush says that when McGovern proposed this, he was laughed off the stage.


43 posted on 09/28/2007 10:46:57 AM PDT by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: GQuagmire

If Hillary gets in and you are just a working, heterosexual, white guy with no kids, you are gonna be soooo screwed.


44 posted on 09/28/2007 10:47:17 AM PDT by SergeiRachmaninov
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To: GQuagmire

Click this link and bring up my post#23; and yes, I misspelled dictatorship.


45 posted on 09/28/2007 10:48:03 AM PDT by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, and writes again.)
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To: GQuagmire
About 4.1 million babies were born in the United States last year. [www.usatoday.com/news/health/2006-11-21-births_x.htm]

So, I think maybe 4.1M babies times $5,000 = $20,500,000,000,000

I don't think a tax increase on the rich will pay for this!
46 posted on 09/28/2007 10:48:10 AM PDT by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: GQuagmire

This is a form of what McGovern proposed at some point prior to the
1972 prez election. I think it was every man, woman and child in the US
would see a 10K deposit to his bank acct. I think it was a call to buy
votes. And we all know what Nixon did to McGovern! The most lopsided
landslide victory in US history. Wasn’t it 49-1 in terms of the state popular
vote? Or was that Reagan vs Peanutbrain in 1980?\

And now McGovern is throwing his weight behind Hilwitch!

MV


47 posted on 09/28/2007 10:49:09 AM PDT by madvlad ((Born in the south, raised around the globe and STILL republican))
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To: GQuagmire
Madam (Eva Peron) Clinton is a greater threat to this nation than Al-Qaeda and the the rest of the Islmaist terrorists. It’s time we focus in on her and stop bashing GOP candidates, otherwise in Nov. ‘08 we’ll wake up one morning and find that a hammer and sickle has bee added to the stars and stripes.
48 posted on 09/28/2007 10:49:51 AM PDT by kenmcg
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To: madvlad

We call that “bribing us with our own money.”


49 posted on 09/28/2007 10:49:56 AM PDT by dfwgator (The University of Florida - Still Championship U)
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To: jpl
Rarely have I seen electoral bribery taken to quite this simple and base a level. It’s almost impressive, in a twisted sort of way.

WOW! I didn't even consider that. Yup, you're right.

"Vote for me and get 5G" Could be a campaign slogan.

50 posted on 09/28/2007 10:50:02 AM PDT by wbill
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