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Bill Clinton to campaign for Virginia gubernatorial candidate McAuliffe
Yahoo! News ^ | 10/20/13 | Margaret Chadbourn - Reuters

Posted on 10/20/2013 3:13:04 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton will campaign this month for his longtime friend, Terry McAuliffe, who is running for governor of Virginia.

McAuliffe's campaign on Sunday said Clinton will join the Democratic gubernatorial candidate on October 27 for a three-day tour around Virginia. ..

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McAuliffe, a former Democratic National Committee chairman, is a close ally of the Clintons and was the co-chairman of Bill Clinton's 1996 presidential re-election campaign and Hillary Clinton's failed 2008 presidential campaign.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2013endorsements; billclinton; campaign; mcauliffe; mcawful; terrymcawful; va2013; virginia; x42
First Hil,, and then Bill,, the old one two punch..

Hello , Virginny.. Just Say No! Please!!

1 posted on 10/20/2013 3:13:04 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

Well, that pretty much seals it.

Virginia is finished.


2 posted on 10/20/2013 3:17:08 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: NormsRevenge

A Woodstock and Beatles reunion. Who said the 60s are over. There are a lot of old hippy politicians keeping them alive with their reunions.


3 posted on 10/20/2013 3:18:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hold on to your sombrero! Here comes amnesty! The GOP is on a roll!)
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To: NormsRevenge

I guess Bill feels like its safe to campaign for him now that it’s in the bag.


4 posted on 10/20/2013 3:20:04 PM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Desparation?


5 posted on 10/20/2013 3:20:59 PM PDT by upchuck (nobamacare must be stopped before it can live down to our expectations.)
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To: NormsRevenge

People in VA will be elated to get a glimpse of their bill, but did they vote for him? I am not sure they did when they had the chance, not that it mattered. Virginia Is Stuck on Stupid, as someone said recently.


6 posted on 10/20/2013 3:23:31 PM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: Viennacon

VA is finished — Repeated Suicide


7 posted on 10/20/2013 3:24:11 PM PDT by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs have spoken: "It's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: Viennacon
Virginia is finished.

Virginia, welcome to Maryland!

8 posted on 10/20/2013 3:24:46 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: NormsRevenge

George Washington & Thomas Jefferson just rolled over in their graves.


9 posted on 10/20/2013 3:34:52 PM PDT by Venturer (Keep Obama and you aint seen nothing yet.)
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To: All
Bill and Hill are frantically trying for a do-over for 2016. I'm surprised the two aren't carrying around Bibles like they did every Sunday in the WH---to dupe the ecectorate.

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Hillary even dissed Obama when she took a turn in Va. That's a stretch considering that Obama is colluding with Hill to save her sorry *** for 2016.

Obama's financing Pakistani terror---but he cut off aid to Egypt (US $$ aid goes to the Egyptian military). We clearly see the ambitious hand of smart power fanatic, Hillary Clinton, in the Egyptian aid cutoff. Nervous wannabe Hillary's scurrying for cover as 2016 looms.

Why the Egyptian military aid cutoff?

B/c the Egyptian military just arrested the Clintons' Muslim Brotherhood employee for inciting Mideast terror at the same time he was "doing good" at the Clinton tax-exempt foundation.

Clinton employee Gehad al Haddad.

EGYPTIAN GENERAL DOING THE JOB OBAMA/HOLDER WON'T DO Egyptian Gen al-Sisi just nailed the Clintons' Muzzie employee for inciting Mideast terror while working for the Clintons do-good foundation.

REFERENCE A Muslim Brotherhood activist on US soil was on the Clintons' payroll---an employee of one of three tax-exempt Clinton Foundations. Astonishingly--the terrorist was working for the Clintons, and simultaneously conducting Mideast terror activities.

Also raises huge questions about the Clintons' three tax-exempt foundations laundering money for terror activities. Tax-exempt foundations are known havens for money laundering and tax evasion.

BACKTORY Gehad (the stupid Clintons did not know Gehad means "jihad") el-Haddad served as one of the Muslim Brotherhood’s top communications officials; he was a top Muslim Brotherhood official and adviser to Obama's hand-picked Egyptian candidate, Morsi; el-Haddad served for five years as a top official at the Clinton Foundation, a nonprofit group founded by former President Bill Clinton.

Gehad El-Haddad pushed the Muslim Brotherhood’s Islamist agenda in the foreign press, where he was often quoted defending the Brotherhood’s crackdown on civil liberties in Egypt. He became the public face of the Islamist organization soon after leaving his post at the Clinton Foundation; much of his official work with the Brotherhood took place while he was still claiming to be employed by the Clinton Foundation.

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Gehad's intimacy w/ the Clintons also explains why the Clintons just remade themselves into the hallowed "Clinton Family Foundation."

The "Holy Family."

The more cynical among us might wonder if the Clintons' Foundations were money laundering for the Muslim Brotherhood.

NY POST EXCERPT ----The Bill Clinton Foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses — Bill Clinton’s foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses since 2003, an analysis of the nonprofit’s tax forms reveal.....includes $4.2 million in 2011 for the William J. Clinton Foundation (to which Hillary and Chelsea are attached); $730,000 for the Clinton Global Health Initiative; and $7.2 million for the Clinton Health Action Initiative (CHAI).

The Clintons' 24/7 self-promotion--a familiar do-good liberal schtick: whining about "helping" the needy, and hoping to make a buck on it.

The Clintons' shady proclivities are unveiled in the recent NYT investigative story. Corruption, greed, entitlement, nepotism, cronyism. The Clintons didn't have a pot to *** in in Arkansas---never even had a home to call their own. Now they're multi millionaires.......the connivers have perfected the scam WRT gaming the govt system for themselves.

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There needs to be a thorough going-over of the three Clinton Foundations. We need to know who pays/funds the Clinton's lifestyle/political ambitions---- especially b/c Hillary is running for prez. It is important to know to whom the Clinton's are truly indebted.

NY POST EXCERPT ----The Bill Clinton Foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses — Bill Clinton’s foundation has spent more than $50 million on travel expenses since 2003, an analysis of the nonprofit’s tax forms reveal.....includes $4.2 million in 2011 for the William J. Clinton Foundation (to which Hillary and Chelsea are attached); $730,000 for the Clinton Global Health Initiative; and $7.2 million for the Clinton Health Action Initiative (CHAI).

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How many ways can the conniving Clintons use their name to launder money?

<><> The William J. Clinton Family Foundation......

<><> the Clinton Global Health Initiative......

<><> the Clinton Health Action Initiative (CHAI).

More importantly, what is the connection between Corzine's MF Global, Teneo (which paid Bill Clinton $50,000 per month), The Clintons multiple tax-exempt foundations, and Muslim money-Laundering?

McAuliffe sucking up at the Clinton pile?

10 posted on 10/20/2013 3:34:56 PM PDT by Liz
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To: NormsRevenge

They must be desperate. Terry said a little too much about gun control and it needs to be repeated.


11 posted on 10/20/2013 3:36:17 PM PDT by struggle
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To: NormsRevenge

Given BJ Clintoon’s endorsement record (something like 0-16), this may auger well for the Republicans.


12 posted on 10/20/2013 3:38:51 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Refuse; Resist; Rebel; Revolt!)
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To: NormsRevenge
For those who may have forgotten what kind of a President Bill Clinton was:

1) Clinton’s own words show his often expressed innate hostility to, and utter contempt for, the core principles of the American founding:

``If the personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution inhibit the government’s ability to govern the people, we should look to limit those guarantees.’’ -- President Bill Clinton, August 12, 1993

``The purpose of government is to reign in the rights of the people’’ –- Bill Clinton during an interview on MTV in 1993

``We can’t be so fixated on our desire to preserve the rights of ordinary Americans…that we forget about reality.’’ -- President Bill Clinton, quoted in USA Today, March 11, 1993, Page 2A, ``NRA change: `Omnipotent to powerful’’’ by Debbie Howlett

“When we got organized as a country and we wrote a fairly radical Constitution with a radical Bill of Rights, giving a radical amount of individual freedom to Americans, it was assumed that the Americans who had that freedom would use it responsibly… that they would work for the common good, as well as for the individual welfare… However, now there’s a lot of irresponsibility. And so a lot of people say there’s too much freedom. When personal freedom’s being abused, you have to move to limit it.” – Bill Clinton, April 19, 1995

2) Clinton inevitably pursued his own political advantage at the expense of American interests and national security. Here is just one of many possible examples:

It is well documented that Clinton and the Democrats took illegal campaign money from groups and individuals tied directly to the Chinese People’s Republican Army. It is therefore not surprising that In January 1998 Clinton went against the advice of then-Secretary of State Warren Christopher and Pentagon experts by lifting long-standing restrictions against the export of American satellites to China for launch on Chinese rockets. Not only did he move control over such decisions from the more security-focused State Department to the Commerce Department, but he intervened in a Justice Department investigation of Loral Space & Communications, retroactively enabling Loral to sell critical missile technology to the Chinese. Interestingly enough, Clinton’s decision was made at the request of Loral CEO Bernard Schwartz, whose earlier $1.3 million campaign donation made him the single biggest contributor to the Democratic election effort.

The result, as stated eloquently by syndicated columnist Linda Bowles, was that “the Democrats got money from satellite companies and from Chinese communists; China got supercomputors, advanced production equipment and missile technology; Loral got its satellites launched at bargain basement prices . . . and the transfer of sensitive missile technology gave China [for the first time] the capability of depositing bombs on American cities.” Incidentally, Loral ultimately failed to benefit from this permanent injury to America’s security interests: in July 2003, the company filed for bankruptcy protection, and in order to raise cash was forced to sell its most profitable business – a fleet of communications satellites orbiting over North America.

3) On two occasions, Clinton used military action for the specific purpose of distracting the American public from the fallout of the Lewinsky affair:

• On August 20, three days after Clinton finally admitted publicly to the Lewinsky affair, the news media was poised to focus on that day’s grand jury testimony by Monica Lewinsky. That same morning, Clinton personally went on national television to gravely announce his bombing of a Sudanese “chemical weapons factory,” and a terrorist training camp in Afghanistan. It was the first time most Americans ever heard the name of Osama bin Laden. The factory bombing in Sudan killed an innocent night watchman, but accomplished little else. It later was proven that the plant was making badly needed pharmaceuticals for people in that poverty-stricken part of the world, but no chemical weapons.

Several months later, the U.S. Center for Nonproliferation Studies, part of the Monterey Institute of International Studies, stated: "...the evidence indicates that the facility had no role whatsoever in chemical weapons development." Kroll Associates, one of the world's most reputable investigative firms, also confirmed that there was no link in any way between the plant and any terrorist organization. As for the Afghanistan bombing, it failed to do any damage at all to bin Laden or his organization. Clinton’s action was accurately characterized by George W. Bush when he said right after 9-11: "When I take action, I’m not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt.

Clinton’s pointless and murderous military actions did not make Americans safer that day, although they did destroy an innocent life, and for all the good they did certainly could have been delayed in any case. But they did succeed in diverting media attention from Lewinsky’s grand jury testimony for a 24-hour news cycle, which was the main point. So I guess, they weren’t a total loss.

•On December 16, 1998, on the eve of the scheduled House vote on his impeachment, Bill Clinton launched a surprise bombing attack on Baghdad. As justification for this exploit, he cited the urgent threat that Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction posed to America, and the need for immediate action. Almost immediately, the House Democrats held a caucus and emerged calling for a delay in the impeachment proceedings. House minority leader Dick Gephardt made a statement: "We obviously should pass a resolution by saying that we stand behind the troops. I would hope that we do not take up impeachment until the hostilities have completely ended."

Conveniently, a delay so near the end of the House term would have caused the vote to be taken up in the next session – when the newly elected House membership would be seated with more Democratic representation, thereby improving Clinton’s chances of dodging impeachment.

The Republicans did, in fact, agree to delay the hearings, but only for a day or two. Amazingly, Clinton ended the bombing raid after only 70 hours -- once it became clear that in spite of the brief delay, the vote would still be held in the current session.

Once the bombing stopped, Clinton touted the effectiveness and importance of the mission. As reported by ABC News : “We have inflicted significant damage on Saddam's weapons of mass destruction programs, on the command structures that direct and protect that capability, and on his military and security infrastructure,” he said. Defense secretary William Cohen echoed the point: “We estimate that Saddam's missile program has been set back by at least a year.”

Whether or not one buys Clinton’s assessment of that mission, it is difficult to believe that its timing was so critical that it required commencement virtually at the moment the House was scheduled to vote on the impeachment. I think the most reasonable conclusion is that Clinton cynically deployed US military assets and placed military personnel in harm’s way for purely political reasons.

4) Clinton’s reckless sexual behavior was a threat to American national security:

Clinton and his supporters have been very effective in persuading large numbers of Americans that the Lewinsky scandal was “only about sex.” But I see a bigger issue here, because Clinton is on record as saying that he would have done anything to keep knowledge of the Lewinsky affair from becoming public.

To me, that statement raises a very serious question: What if, instead of sending her recorded Lewinsky conversations to Ken Starr, Linda Tripp had instead secretly offered them for sale, say, to the Chinese government? Or to the Russians? Or even to agents of Saddam?

What kind of blackmail leverage would those tapes have provided to a foreign government in dealing with America on sensitive trade, security or military issues? One of the few things Clinton ever said that I believe is that he would have done anything to keep the Lewinsky affair secret. Given his demonstrated track record of selling out American interests for personal or political gain (and there are more examples that I could have cited here), how far would he have gone in compromising America’s real interests in order to protect his own neck when threatened with blackmail?

Pretty far, I believe. Equally distressing is the prospect Clinton might, in fact, have succumbed to foreign black mail on other occasions in order to hide different sexual episodes that ultimately did not become public. There is no way to know, of course, but I prefer presidents for whom such a scenario is not a plausible possibility.

And don’t even get me started on the war crime in Kosovo.

WAR IN KOSOVO

During Bill Clinton’s 1999 NATO-led war in Kosovo – which according to some estimates cost as much as $75 billion – we bombed Belgrade for 78 days, killed almost 3,000 civilians, and shredded the civilian infrastructure (including every bridge across the Danube.)

We devastated the environment, bombed the Chinese embassy, came very close to engaging in armed combat against Russian forces, and in general, pursued a horrific and inhumane strategy to rain misery on the civilian population of Belgrade in order to pressure Milosevic into surrendering.

Why did we do all that? The US did not even have an arguable interest in the Balkans, and no one ever tried to claim that Serbia represented any kind of threat to our nation or our interests.

But for months the Clinton administration had told us that Milosevic was waging a vicious genocide against Albanian Muslims, and needed to be stopped. The New York Times called it a “humanitarian war.” In March 1999 – the same month that the bombing started – Clinton’s State Department publicly suggested that as many as 500,000 Albanian Kosovars had been murdered by Milosevic’s regime. In May of that year, as the bombing campaign was drawing to a close, Secretary of Defense William Cohen lowered that estimate 100,000.

Five years after the bombing, after all the forensic investigations had been completed, the prosecutors at Milosevic’s “War Crimes” trial in the Hague were barely been able to document a questionable figure of perhaps 5,000 “bodies and body parts.” During the war, the American people were told that Kosovo was full of mass graves filled with the bodies of murdered Albanian Muslims. But none were ever found.

BILL CLINTON ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

During the election cycle of 1992, George H.W. Bush lost his job after Bill Clinton hammered him relentlessly for having caused the “worst economy of the last 50 years.”

In fact, as CNN’s Brooke Jackson has reported: “Three days before Christmas 1992, the National Bureau of Economic Research finally issued its official proclamation that the recession had ended 21 months earlier. What became the longest boom in U.S. history actually began nearly two years before Clinton took office.” See (See http://www.cnn.com/2001/US/10/31/jackson.recession.primer.otsc/).

By the same token, Clinton is generally perceived as having a stellar economic record during his own presidency, in spite of the fact that the economy was already starting to decline during the last year of his term after the stock market crashed in March 2000.

According to a report by MSNBC: “The longest economic expansion in U.S. history faltered so much in the summer of 2000 that business output actually contracted for one quarter, the government said Wednesday in releasing a comprehensive revision of the gross domestic product. Based on new data, the Commerce Department said that the GDP — the country’s total output of goods and services — shrank by 0.5 percent at an annual rate in the July-September quarter of 2000.” See: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3676690/ns/business-stocks_and_economy/t/gdp-figures-revised-downward/.

13 posted on 10/20/2013 3:45:11 PM PDT by Maceman (Just say "NO" to tyranny.)
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To: NormsRevenge; All

Birds of a feather. While it’s not as salacious as Weiner, it’s hard to believe anyone would vote for McAuliffe, considering the recent story about his involvement in ripping people off.

They are so blatant. And people are so stupid.

Townhall’s article. Note Hitlery’s brother’s involvement.

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2013/08/06/virginia-governor-race-another-rough-week-for-terry-mcauliffe-n1657013


14 posted on 10/20/2013 3:48:12 PM PDT by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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To: KGeorge

What are the latest polls looking like?


15 posted on 10/20/2013 3:50:30 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: headstamp 2

Dunno. I’ll see if I can find out.


16 posted on 10/20/2013 3:58:29 PM PDT by KGeorge (Till we're together again, Gypsy girl. May 28, 1998- June 3, 2013)
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To: NormsRevenge

Billy boys track record ain’t so great, is it?


17 posted on 10/20/2013 4:10:50 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Liz
Hillary even dissed Obama ...

She cannot, really, run on dumBO's record?

18 posted on 10/20/2013 4:36:02 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Maceman

“Clinton is generally perceived as having a stellar economic record during his own presidency, in spite of the fact that the economy was already starting to decline during the last year of his term...”

The narrative becomes reality.
I remember both Bush and Gore proposing how they were going to spend the “surplus” they were inheriting. Nobody challenged them with the obvious situation of a crashed market, burst tech bubble, vanishing capital gains and a hiring contraction. It was journalistic malpractice to not notice any of this until the Bush inauguration.


19 posted on 10/20/2013 4:56:10 PM PDT by Zuse
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To: NormsRevenge

All anyone needs to know about Terry McAuliffe is
that he is good with having an impeached liar give
him an endorsement.


20 posted on 10/20/2013 4:58:44 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh, you’d think they’d at least lead off with
....impeached former president. If it was george
Bush you KNOW they would.


21 posted on 10/20/2013 5:00:21 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Bill tells Virginia to “kiss it”.


22 posted on 10/20/2013 5:00:31 PM PDT by windsorknot (>>>)
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To: Viennacon

“Honey, you want to tour Virginia for three days?”
“Oh yes, the leaves are so pretty this time of year...”


23 posted on 10/20/2013 5:02:20 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Partners in crime.


24 posted on 10/20/2013 5:04:46 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: upchuck
Desparation?

No, McAuliffe will win easily. Virginia has a lot more elite thanks to the expansion of government. There are a lot of ill informed class warmongers in the suburbs as well who do not realize that the Democrats are the elitist party only giving lip service to socialized medicine. What they really mean by Obamacare is health care for the elite and death panels for everyone else, but most people are too stupid to see that until it is too late.

Another problem is that Cuccinelli was basically stupid to go after a scientific malpractice case using a billing fraud law as I pointed out at the time: /focus/news/2523640/posts?page=15#15 He lost as he should have. It was a narrow law aimed at fraudulent billing practices that Mike Mann would obviously not have had any problem following. The law did not say that the science had to be correct.

25 posted on 10/20/2013 5:41:17 PM PDT by palmer (Obama = Carter + affirmative action)
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To: NormsRevenge

McAllauff really wants to win Virginia. I hope Chinnelli has a plan to win! We cannot lose two in a row.


26 posted on 10/20/2013 5:47:26 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: NormsRevenge

This guy is nothing but a political thug, just as Rahm Emanuel in Chicago. Mafia types in public office.


27 posted on 10/20/2013 5:54:26 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: NormsRevenge

Well, Terry the Terrible did buy the Clintons their house when they left office.


28 posted on 10/20/2013 6:09:11 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: depressed in 06

The Clintons are not your typical opportunistic pols-—they are first rank uber-opportunists-—they will use anything to gain power.

She would have used Obama-—they have similar political positions, after all——but she knows he’s tarred w/ the Obamacare screw-ups....so she’s taking the safer route around Obama.

The fact that the two Clintons are both there means the Dem voter fraud meat grinder is in full gear-—oiled and ready to chew up Cuccinelli.


29 posted on 10/21/2013 6:37:48 AM PDT by Liz
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