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Hillary Clinton named 2013 Liberty Medal recipient
AP ^ | 6-27-2013 | JOANN LOVIGLIO

Posted on 06/27/2013 8:28:00 PM PDT by haffast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose lifelong public service career includes turns as secretary of state, presidential candidate, senator and first lady, is the recipient of the 2013 Liberty Medal.

Clinton will receive the medal in a Sept. 10 ceremony at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. She was not in attendance for Thursday's announcement.

Liberty Medal sponsors and partners said Clinton's nearly four decades of public service exemplify the qualities that the award was established to honor, from her groundbreaking outreach to global leaders to her continuing work to advance opportunities for the world's girls and women.

"The Liberty Medal recognizes individuals who have furthered the ideals of freedom, democracy, and equality, often against great odds," said Jeffrey Rosen, National Constitution Center president and CEO. "Hillary Clinton has devoted her life to expanding opportunities for 'We the People' not just in this country but around the globe." snip

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KEYWORDS: 2016; constitution; freedom; liberty
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Past year's recipients:

2012 - Muhammad Ali
2011 - Robert Gates
2010 - Tony Blair
2009 - Steven Spielberg
2008 - Mikhail Gorbachev
2007 - Bono & DATA
2006 - George H.W. Bush & William J. Clinton
2005 - Viktor Yushchenko
2004 - Hamid Karzai
2003 - Sandra Day O'Connor
2002 - Colin Powell
2001 - Kofi Annan
2000 - James Watson & Francis Crick
1999 - Kim Dae-jung
1998 - George Mitchell
1997 - CNN International
1996 - King Hussein & Shimon Peres
1995 - Sadako Ogata
1994- Vaclav Havel
1993 - Nelson Mandela & F.W. de Klerk
1992 - Thurgood Marshall
1991 - Médecins Sans Frontières & Oscar Arias
1990 - Jimmy Carter
1989 - Lech Walesa
http://news.yahoo.com/hillary-clinton-named-2013-liberty-medal-recipient-180205452.html

http://constitutioncenter.org/libertymedal/recipients.html

Hillary 2016!!

“What difference, at this point, does it make?!”

1 posted on 06/27/2013 8:28:00 PM PDT by haffast
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To: haffast

She sure liberated four of our diplomats in Benghazi...

Nice work bee atch.


2 posted on 06/27/2013 8:29:52 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama: Clear and present danger year five...)
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To: haffast

Yeah, she only lost an Ambassador on her watch. Talk about devaluing a medal. I’ll bet even John Kerry couldn’t be bothered to throw it over the White House fence. (as long as it wasn’t his).


3 posted on 06/27/2013 8:30:27 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Unindicted Co-conspirators: The Mainstream Media)
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To: haffast

Is this the award that’s going to be presented to her by Jeb Bush?


4 posted on 06/27/2013 8:32:18 PM PDT by BlessedBeGod
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To: haffast

I hope Christopher Stevens is able to attend.

I know he’d love to see her getting such an award.


5 posted on 06/27/2013 8:38:35 PM PDT by lonestar67 (I remember when unemployment was 4.7 percent)
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To: haffast

4 decades of public service? since when is working for the rose law firm public service?


6 posted on 06/27/2013 8:38:52 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: NonValueAdded

I would like to hear on just one thing she’s done that turned out successful (as the term is commonly accepted).
Watergate paralegal?
Marriage?
Whitewater/Roselawn?
Hillarycare?
Senator?
SOS?
She’s got the Midas Touch in reverse...everything she touches turns to s***t.


7 posted on 06/27/2013 8:40:26 PM PDT by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: haffast
The Liberty Medal recognizes lizards who have furthered the ideals
of freedom, democracy, and equality, often against great odds


8 posted on 06/27/2013 8:40:56 PM PDT by Slyfox (Without the Right to Life, all other rights are meaningless.)
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To: haffast
Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose lifelong public service career...

If that's service, I'd sure hate to encounter plundering.

9 posted on 06/27/2013 8:41:05 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: haffast

This is just another example of how far the world has sunk into the slime.


10 posted on 06/27/2013 8:43:02 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: haffast

like the nobel pseudo peace prize and time’s thing of the year, this has been perverted to meaninglessness.


11 posted on 06/27/2013 8:43:57 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government shoud fear us.)
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To: PhiloBedo
I would like to hear on just one thing she’s done that turned out successful (as the term is commonly accepted).

Well, she did clean house at the White House travel office?

Oh, wait...

.

12 posted on 06/27/2013 8:44:11 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: haffast

Really-—no really what has HC done to make the USA or the world any better? What? Other than the media fawning all over her like she’s some star. Michelle Bachmann is a more deserving woman to receive the award but she’s dogmeat to those cretins.


13 posted on 06/27/2013 8:44:12 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: haffast

Well she did send the Russians that red reset switch. An historical event of epic proportions.


14 posted on 06/27/2013 8:48:58 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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"Clinton's nearly four decades of public service..."

What a FREAKING laugh! The Clintons serve no one but themselves.

15 posted on 06/27/2013 8:53:44 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep one hand on my shoulder and the other over my mouth.)
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To: haffast

Well deserved- much like BHO’s Peace Prize.
Heck of a job.


16 posted on 06/27/2013 9:01:27 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (God humbles and (if need be) destroys the false idols of the peoples. Be patient, folks...)
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To: haffast

Judging from that list of past recipients, it looks like some kind of Commie Lib Award the commies give to each other.


17 posted on 06/27/2013 9:06:09 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Osama tried and failed. Obama got it done.)
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To: tflabo
Ha! I'd forgotten about that.



"That &%#@*! I need a reset."

18 posted on 06/27/2013 9:06:12 PM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: haffast

I am sure that Chris Stevens is sooo proud....oh wait


19 posted on 06/27/2013 9:08:09 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: haffast
Years from now, offspring of low information voters will be able to walk into the National Constitution Center and gaze upon the faces of those that placed the chains around their ankles. (If it hasn't been burned down by then, or changed into a dollar 100 Dollar store.)
20 posted on 06/27/2013 9:14:13 PM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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