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Media Covered Up Bill Clinton’s 2008 Affair During Hillary’s Presidential Run
The Gateway Pundit ^ | Sunday, January, 26, 2014 | Kristinn Taylor

Posted on 01/27/2014 6:51:37 AM PST by kristinn

Liberal media and politicos are hitting the fainting couches today over Sen. Rand Paul’s criticism of Bill and Hillary Clinton over the former president’s predatory sexual behavior while in office.

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) called former President Clinton a sexual predator on Meet the Press.

These same reporters and politicos covered-up Bill Clinton’s ongoing affair in 2008 as Hillary competed with Barack Obama for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination.

During the Clinton impeachment investigation and trial as reports and accusations of Clinton sexually assaulting and raping women piled up, it was said by his liberal defenders that America needs to be more like the French when it comes to affairs by its leaders. Well, we’ve seen this month how having affairs in high office is working out (badly) for the French.

But at least the French know what is going on. In the 2008 campaign, the media chose to keep from voters the crucial information of Bill Clinton yet again breaking faith with his marriage vows.

It was the January 2010 publication of the book Game Change by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann which mentioned the affair that prompted the confession by Huffington Post reporter Mayhill Fowler that she knew about but did not report on the affair in February 2008. (Actually, it was a promotional confession as Fowler was pushing a new e-book of her own, Notes from a Clueless Journalist: Media, Bias and the Great Election of 2008, that was being released that week.)

In 2014 because of the media’s protective non-reporting we do not know whether Bill Clinton carried on his affair throughout his wife’s term as secretary of State, whether the national security implications of the affair were raised during her confirmation and whether Bill Clinton has yet learned to not sexually assault women.

I wrote about Fowler’s cover-up at Free Republic (picked up by Gateway Pundit) at the time it was published. Below is an excerpt of Fowler’s confession:

At the time I covered the rally in Victoria, I had decided not to follow up on another story about Bill Clinton that had come my way–one involving his longtime mistress. I mention the nature of the Clinton story with some specificity now only because months later, after the Democratic primaries, the National Enquirer wrote about the relationship. In Texas, staring this story in the face, immediately I turned aside. If I know all about this woman, then surely every national reporter does and is as wary of the story as I am. Nevertheless, I was careful never to mention anything to anybody at OffTheBus. I rationalized the refusal to follow through by telling myself that Clinton’s private life was peripheral to the race. But then there came a moment in the Texas primary when the nature of the Clinton marriage suddenly appeared front and center.

“A difference between Election 2008 and preceding presidential races is that only one political ad for TV had as much impact as any of half-a-dozen YouTube videos. The brilliant television ad was the “3 A.M. crisis phone call at the White House” that the Clinton Campaign ran in Texas before the primary. The Clinton team knew Texans–folks obsessed with all things big, including such big prospects as national security. So the red phone ad, as it was sometimes called, was powerful persuasion. If I heard a Texan say it once, I heard it a hundred times: thank goodness Hillary will have Bill next to her at 3 A.M. By late February, a piece that gave depth to this naïve view of the Clintons’ relationship was suddenly something to think about. But in fact I never really considered it. Executing such a story could have had consequences for the mistress’s children, who were still minors. There was no way I would write something that I knew in advance would mortify a high school student in front of his peers. My mother’s outrage and pain at the political sex scandal that had blighted her adolescence was just too vivid a presence.

“So I continued to rationalize. I told myself various truths: many different kinds of loving experiences make a good world; no one except partners themselves know what goes on behind the bedroom door. As a woman who has been married for thirty-six years, I appreciate the complicated and forgiving nature of long attachments. Nuance about the dynamic of a successful marriage had been one of the things lacking in the widely-criticized New York Times piece on John McCain’s supposed infatuation with a lobbyist. Therefore, I told myself, the presence of a mistress really does not tell us all that much about the rich relationship between Bill and Hillary Clinton. But, in the end, I passed on the story for personal reasons. And I came to see that family history, which had always been a penumbra belonging to the dead, was shaping my own storytelling.”


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: billclinton; enemedia; hillary2008; hillary2016; rape; rapist; sexualpredator
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1 posted on 01/27/2014 6:51:37 AM PST by kristinn
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To: kristinn
Bill wont climb in the sack next to this ??


2 posted on 01/27/2014 6:55:46 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: kristinn

Rand Paul is a Republican with guts. The Clintons need to be mocked mercilessly. The country has suffered enough from the malfeasance of these two fakers.


3 posted on 01/27/2014 6:56:49 AM PST by allendale
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To: kristinn

It is scary to think of all the things the media is covering up that we do not know about.


4 posted on 01/27/2014 6:57:14 AM PST by ConservativeMan55 (In America, we don't do pin pricks. But sometimes we elect them.)
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To: sickoflibs

If she isn’t even woman enough for her husband, how can she be strong enough to run a country?


5 posted on 01/27/2014 6:57:22 AM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Why work for a living when you can vote for a living?)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist
RE :”If she isn’t even woman enough for her husband, how can she be strong enough to run a country?”

She wants you to think she is man enough.

6 posted on 01/27/2014 7:00:05 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: kristinn

So, I clicked on most all the links and none of them ever actually got to describing the “affair” in more detail - only knowledge-of and ensuing coverups.

Is there a more complete treatment of it?


7 posted on 01/27/2014 7:00:05 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: kristinn

....they also refuse to cover a lot about Hitlery. Anyone ever read Ed Klein’s book “The Truth About Hillary”?


8 posted on 01/27/2014 7:02:13 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: sickoflibs

For you to be repelled is rational, but remember, Bill is just like her.


9 posted on 01/27/2014 7:02:46 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: sickoflibs

Hey Hillary! How bout investing in a nice moisturizer! yeesh!!!!


10 posted on 01/27/2014 7:03:09 AM PST by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: All
WIKI--He's an openly gay, Hollywood multi-billionaire mogul----liberal to the core. David Geffen was an early supporter of Obama and raised $1.3 million for him in a star-studded Beverly Hills fundraiser.

On February 21, 2007, in an interview with NYT's Maureen Dowd, Geffen described Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bill Clinton in unflattering terms: "Everybody in politics lies, but the Clintons do it with such ease, it's troubling."

Geffen told Dowd that Hillary Clinton was "incredibly polarizing."

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Geffen described Bill Clinton as "reckless" and cast doubt on those who say Clinton has become a different person since leaving office.

Clinton Foundations are a hint WRT then-Pres Clinton using govt power to profit a hand-picked few ---now indebted to the Clintons----who are large contributors to the Clintons' three "tax-exempt foundations," and are, in effect, financing Hillary's ambitions.

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Billy Boy Clinton was grinning like a simpering fool at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative Foundation....even Boobomba was there hugging Billy like they were old pals.....all in the wake of the bombshell news that:

<><> the tax-exempt Global Initiative Foundation uses shady financing;

<><> the tax-exempt Clinton Global Initiative had employed an active Muzzie terrorist named Gehad el-Haddad (The stupid Clintons did not know Gehad was Farsi for "jihad")

Gehad also knows how the Muslim Brotherhood launders money to finance terrorism, using "tax-exempt foundations."

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THE CLINTON FOUNDATIONS / MUSLIM TERRORISM CONNECTION --- The recent story that a Muslim terrorist was working at the Clinton Foundation AND conducting terrorist activities at the same time, explains why the Clintons just remade themselves into the hallowed "Clinton Family Foundation."

The Clinton's "Holy Family" act.

The Clintons' shady proclivities are unveiled in the recent NYT 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?

11 posted on 01/27/2014 7:03:48 AM PST by Liz
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To: sickoflibs
If Hill's face gets any wider...she's gonna have to start wearing a "Wide Load" sign.


12 posted on 01/27/2014 7:03:52 AM PST by moovova
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To: allendale

Did I read correctly that there are minor children with the mistress??????!!!!!!!!!


13 posted on 01/27/2014 7:06:37 AM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: LucianOfSamasota
RE :”For you to be repelled is rational, but remember, Bill is just like her.”

I recall Monica was no beauty queen but she still looked better than that, UGGGH!

Bill acts like he is Hillary's brother rather than a husband.

14 posted on 01/27/2014 7:07:11 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: kristinn

All I have to say about this is, Bill and Hillary have lived in different homes since she ran for the Senate. Both have kept those homes. And when Hillary was in DC, Bill stayed at his home in New York. Hillary maintained a home in upstate New York. Neither were seen together unless it was a political function. So it’s been obvious to not just me but most of the American people that the two have been separated for 10+ years. Why are the BS the lying and the coverups? Bill has been a sexual predator all his life. That will hurt Hillary if the people really know who Bill is. But I say air out the laundry, eliminate Hillary once and for all, and this country can move forward


15 posted on 01/27/2014 7:07:26 AM PST by realcleanguy
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

“If she isn’t even woman enough for her husband, how can she be strong enough to run a country?”

Or if she isn’t woman enough to kick the scum bag to the curb. At this point Hillary qualifies as a battered wife from 30 years of serial public humiliation.


16 posted on 01/27/2014 7:08:57 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: kristinn

Gosh, Fowler, so glad you’ve confessed.


17 posted on 01/27/2014 7:09:21 AM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: kristinn

She does not look healthy.


18 posted on 01/27/2014 7:11:07 AM PST by jetson
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To: kristinn

Apparently Fowler’s cover up has been successful: Is the identity of Clinton’s 2008 adulteress publicly known?


19 posted on 01/27/2014 7:11:32 AM PST by Rudder
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To: kristinn

Can you imagine the massive chip Hillary has on her shoulder?

She’s an angry, elderly marxist who thinks it is her divine right to be the first female president. She put up with being made to look like an idiot by Bill, and continued to stick by him in order to ride his coattails.

When her moment finally came, Obama came out of virtual obscurity, and pushed her out of his way. Again, she had to play second banana to someone she despises.

I’d hate to be one of the people who pledged support to her in 2008, and switched it to Obama. Those that did are on a list.

2016 is her last shot. She’ll throw everything she has at anyone who dares get in her way.

If she loses, I think she’ll have a total breakdown.


20 posted on 01/27/2014 7:11:36 AM PST by TheGipperWasRight
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To: kristinn
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) called former President Clinton a sexual predator on Meet the Press.

Now THAT'S how you respond to the Democrat's war on women meme!

21 posted on 01/27/2014 7:13:24 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: kristinn

Seems we need to go back and visit the National Inquirer story!


22 posted on 01/27/2014 7:15:39 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: sickoflibs

“Bill wont climb in the sack next to this ??”

Actually, it appears that he did and she took his full measure...

just sayin’


23 posted on 01/27/2014 7:16:38 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: ConservativeMan55

Ditto


24 posted on 01/27/2014 7:19:27 AM PST by razorback-bert (I'm in shape. Round is a shape isn't it?)
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To: kristinn

Why cover it up?

By 2008 it was clear to absolutely everyone that Bill was continuously screwing anything with a pulse. And obviously the public does not care.


25 posted on 01/27/2014 7:20:00 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: sickoflibs

“Bill acts like he is Hillary’s brother rather than a husband. “

They don’t have a marriage, they have a “business.”


26 posted on 01/27/2014 7:22:48 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: TexasCajun

Was Bill affair with the attractive blond from Canada or are we talking about someone else?


27 posted on 01/27/2014 7:25:21 AM PST by Maine Mariner
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To: Liz

“”Everybody in politics lies” by David Geffen

Sorry but no. I defy someone to find one case where retiring Senator Johanns (Nebraska) lied as a public official.


28 posted on 01/27/2014 7:26:48 AM PST by staytrue
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To: realcleanguy

“That will hurt Hillary if the people really know who Bill is.”

It might help Hillary. Poor little missy, standing by the President for the good of the country you know.


29 posted on 01/27/2014 7:28:38 AM PST by staytrue
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To: Gaffer

Not that I’m aware of.


30 posted on 01/27/2014 7:31:26 AM PST by kristinn (Welcome to the Soviet States of Obama)
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To: sickoflibs

It is pretty clear Bill is no where near the man Hilary is.


31 posted on 01/27/2014 7:32:33 AM PST by WKB
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To: kristinn

But but but .....

BillyJeff is a ‘private citizen’ who happens to ‘married’ to a NY Senator who ran for potus.

Unlike Petraeus affair, who was CIA director at the time. (sarc)


32 posted on 01/27/2014 7:34:33 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

yes but it doesn’t say they’re his children.


33 posted on 01/27/2014 7:38:58 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: kristinn
Thanks, so there really isn't/aren't any admissions of guilt except they say "I covered up something bad."

Thus, in Democrat terms, "if you can't produce a baby, they ain't no baby-daddy."

34 posted on 01/27/2014 7:41:39 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: TheGipperWasRight
If she loses, I think she’ll have a total breakdown.

And Ft. Marcy Park will be littered with her enemies!

35 posted on 01/27/2014 7:48:45 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Georgia Girl 2
Or if she isn’t woman enough to kick the scum bag to the curb. At this point Hillary qualifies as a battered wife from 30 years of serial public humiliation.

Please. It was and always has been her choice to remain married to the scumbag. She is a bisexual or lesbian who decided to maintain a vastly profitable relationship with him. Clinton, Inc., is a business. They haven't actually lived together for many years, but they can make more money by remaining technically married. She is a rich and powerful woman, not a "battered wife." Save your sympathy for women who actually do get beaten.

36 posted on 01/27/2014 7:50:32 AM PST by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I tend to agree. Billy Jeff is no longer holding public office so any scumbag behaviour is strictly between him and the Hildebeast. They don’t even live in the same house so I’d say separate lives is a good description of their relationship. She prolly could care less what he does.


37 posted on 01/27/2014 7:53:04 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: kristinn
If I heard a Texan say it once, I heard it a hundred times: thank goodness Hillary will have Bill next to her at 3 A.M.

Wow, that quote is idiotic from every possible angle and interpretation.

38 posted on 01/27/2014 7:57:01 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: kristinn

...and we found out what Hillary does when the red phone rings at State at 3 a.m. Four dead American bodies. Never again should this talking point come up without us immediately bringing up Benghazi.


39 posted on 01/27/2014 8:04:48 AM PST by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: kristinn

Gina Gershon is a likely candidate.
http://www.bittenandbound.com/2008/06/03/bill-clinton-vanity-fair-article-alleges-gina-gershon-affair/


40 posted on 01/27/2014 8:20:31 AM PST by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: kristinn
Seems likely that the 2008 Obama campaign knew about this, and got some leverage out of it, by threatening to out the poor mommy with teenage children.

This is only being released now to make it a non-issue by 2016.

41 posted on 01/27/2014 8:30:47 AM PST by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: AZLiberty

anyone running a list on Hillary. Would be nice to bring up the list starting with watergate through Benghazi and add new stuff.


42 posted on 01/27/2014 8:32:50 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: kristinn

He’s going to blow out his stents.


43 posted on 01/27/2014 8:35:31 AM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: kristinn

I could almost 10% respect hillary if she had walked because of the Monica situation. How could she not do so and subject a teenage daughter to acceptance of that behavior?


44 posted on 01/27/2014 8:42:01 AM PST by grania
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To: kristinn

..... I wonder if this is referring to Belinda Stronach from Canada that Bill was hanging out with and was reportedly having an affair with at the time. I believe FR had a few posts about this before the 2008 election.


45 posted on 01/27/2014 8:43:20 AM PST by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: kristinn
Bill and Hillary have had separate lives for years and their "marriage" is solely for political image. Part of Hillary's preparation to run for the presidency was to address the potential scandal of her lesbian relationship with her "aide" Huma Abedin. Bill and Hillary set up Abedin in an arranged marriage with creepy Anthony Weiner in exchange for a well paid no work job at the Clinton Foundation and the Clinton's support for Weiner to become New York City mayor. This cover almost blew apart when Weiner couldn't keep his zipper up and was exposed (literally and figuratively)in his tawdry Carlos Danger affair which cost him the mayor's race.

To further promote the image of their sham "marriage" Bill and Hillary will be appearing more together in the campaign while the media will continue to ignore they are both having affairs and live separate lives. Expect the media bimbos to soon be fawning over Bill and asking Hillary if she would want her husband addressed as first gentleman when she is POTUS.

46 posted on 01/27/2014 8:50:08 AM PST by The Great RJ
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To: kristinn

That’s what the media does best. Covering up the crimes of leftists, and destroying normal people.


47 posted on 01/27/2014 8:56:38 AM PST by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible traitors. Complicit in the destruction of our country.)
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To: kristinn

I thought Monica was a teenager when the predator stated hitting on her.


48 posted on 01/27/2014 9:44:26 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: kristinn

There was a book that’s been out for quite awhile about the Clinton era in the WhiteHouse. It’s called “Unlimited Access” by Gary Aldrich. Gives a pretty good idea what these people are like.


49 posted on 01/27/2014 12:42:47 PM PST by oldtech
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To: ottbmare

“Save your sympathy for women who actually do get beaten.”

I have sympathy for battered women but no respect.

I have no respect or sympathy for Hillary because she apparently has such a bad self image she felt like she could never make it on her own without hanging onto the coatails of a man who publicly humiliated her over and over again.

I have never really bought into the Lesbo thing. I think she’s just a conniving power hungry parasite.


50 posted on 01/27/2014 12:49:26 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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