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Does Hillary Clinton Take Us for Idiots?
Townhall.com ^ | June 14, 2014 | Humberto Fontova

Posted on 06/14/2014 1:24:45 PM PDT by Kaslin

Hillary Clinton gets bashed frequently from “our side of the aisle.” But among the many, varied and colorful descriptions applied by her political enemies to our former First Lady and former Secretary of State you don’t often find “dumb.”

Apparently she reserves that one for us. As if we need more proof of her disdain for our sense than the Benghazi cover-up now come the “revelations” in her book Hard Choices. Turns out, the former “Smartest Woman in the World” somehow found her husband and herself “dead broke” upon leaving the White House in 2000.

So they promptly bought a house worth $2.85 million.

Another revelation was her prodding of President Obama to lift what’s left of the so-called Cuba embargo. “The embargo is Castro’s best friend,” Clinton chanted to an extremely friendly audience at the Council on Foreign Relations last week while citing and promoting her book Hard Choices.

I write “friendly” because on top of David Rockefeller’s own affection for Fidel Castro, his CFR also houses as its “Senior Fellow and Director of Latin America Studies” Julia Sweig, probably the Castro regime’s top U.S. “agent of influence” as revealed by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s top Cuba spycatcher, Christopher Simmons.

Normally such agents are very discreet about their Castro-regime connection. Instead Ms Sweig blew her cover into a billion tiny pieces when in the very acknowledgements to her book Inside the Cuban Revolution, she thanks—“for their warmth, for their friendship, for opening Cuban doors and championing her project :” Elsa Montero Jose Gomez Abad, Ramon Sanchez Parodi, Jose Antonio Arbesu, Fernando Miguel Garcia, Hugo Ernesto Yedra and Josefina Vidal. Every one of these Cubans has been identified by retired Lieut. Col. Chris Simmons as KGB-trained Cuban agents.

In 1962 two of these Cuban spies (Elsa Montero, Jose Gomez Abad) were planning a terror bombing in Manhattan would have easily dwarfed the 9-11 death toll. Most of the rest were expelled from U.S. shores after Lieut. Col. Simmons himself outed them.

Despite the gaffe, Sweig’s prime position from which to influence U.S. policy (the CFR!) probably forced her Cuban case-officers to wince, grit their teeth-- but ultimately forgive and “move-on.” I haven’t checked Guinness, but effusively thanking the warm support of 7 different spies from a Terror-Sponsoring enemy nation in your book’s acknowledgements-- three of whom were expelled from the U.S. for terrorism and/or espionage-- must be some kind of record, at least for someone outside a maximum-security federal prison.

Another indiscretion: When the CFR’s Julia Sweig visited Cuba in 2010, accompanied by The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg, something caught Goldberg’s eye:

“We shook hands,” Goldberg writes about the meeting with Fidel Castro. “Then he [Fidel Castro] greeted Julia warmly. They [Fidel Castro and the CFR’s Sweig] have known each other for more than twenty years.

Awwwww! How sweet!

At any rate, parroting this KGB-mentored meme (“the embargo only hurts the Cuban people, Castro secretly likes it so he can use as an excuse blah…blah”) is hardly unique to our former Secretary of State. This transparent idiocy ranks as the favorite talking point of Castro’s agents, on the payroll and off. Naturally it’s a favorite of the CFR’s Julia Sweig herself. Sadly, it’s widely believed by the superficially-informed on Cuban matters.

I say transparent referring to the meme’s obvious nonsensicality when heard or read by people who actually bother looking past the bumper-sticker and T-shirt slogans on the Cuba “embargo” and actually study the issue. Such folks—let’s face it-- aren’t many. Indeed the Cuba embargo T-shirt slogans have much in common with the Cuban regime’s T-shirt icon himself, Che Guevara. Both appear superficially “cool,” to the willfully ignorant and to imbeciles. Both began as KGB-mentored disinformation campaigns. And both fables explode on actual contact with actual facts.

First off, if Castro “secretly favors the embargo,” then why did every one of his secret agents campaign secretly and obsessively against the embargo while working as secret agents? Castro managed the deepest and most damaging penetration of the U.S. Department of Defense in recent U.S. history. The spy’s name is Ana Belen Montes, known as "Castro’s Queen Jewel" in the intelligence community. In 2002 she was convicted of the same crimes as Ethel and Julius Rosenberg and today she serves a 25-year sentence in Federal prison. Only a plea bargain spared her from sizzling in the electric chair like the Rosenberg’s.

Prior to her visit from the FBI and handcuffing, Ana Belen Montes worked tirelessly to influence U.S. foreign policy against the embargo. The same holds for more recently arrested, convicted and incarcerated Cuban spies Carlos and Elsa Alvarez and Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers. All of these worked tirelessly to influence U.S. policy against the "embargo"-- while working as secret agents.

It’s one thing for some talking heads with their typically overworked and harried research staff to remain ignorant of these vital matters. But shouldn’t a former U.S. Secretary of State be familiar with matters so vital to U.S. security?

Oh! And while we’re on the topic! Will some you libertarians out there kindly inform the (anti-embargo) CATO Institute that a good friend of most of their work (me) has a suggestion? CATO’s anti-embargo page showcases a Defense Intelligence Agency estimate about Cuba “no longer being a threat to U.S. interests.” Well, this quote is lifted straight from a policy paper authored by none other than Ana Belen Montes.

So could you please inform CATO that there are probably more effective lobbying techniques than quoting the policy recommendations of an enemy spy from a terror-sponsoring nation who was convicted of the same crimes as Ethel and Julius Rosenberg. Because I’d really hate to think CATO regards the American people in the same manner as does Hillary Clinton. Thank you.


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1 posted on 06/14/2014 1:24:45 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Absolutely !!!!!


2 posted on 06/14/2014 1:27:25 PM PDT by CMailBag
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To: Kaslin

The people who elected the lyng king twice will believe anything.


3 posted on 06/14/2014 1:29:31 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: Kaslin
Do members ofUrsus sp. evacuate their bowels in heavily forested areas?

4 posted on 06/14/2014 1:29:37 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
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To: Kaslin

She has every reason to, after seeing Obama elected twice, and her husband re-elected.....


5 posted on 06/14/2014 1:31:49 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Kaslin

You CAN fool all of the Democrats ALL of the time.


6 posted on 06/14/2014 1:31:57 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Kaslin

The simple fact that she is a viable political candidate for the Demonic Party is all the evidence needed to confirm the overwhelming majority of the U.S. population are idiots.


7 posted on 06/14/2014 1:35:52 PM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Kaslin

I see a strategy emerging here: “If only we had elected Hillary in 2008, we wouldn’t be in this mess now.”


8 posted on 06/14/2014 1:38:15 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Kaslin

On CSpan the other day, she was being interviewed, and she vaguely passed on that she worked on that book at their “Old farm house”, in New York. Just common folk ya know!!!


9 posted on 06/14/2014 1:39:11 PM PDT by annieokie
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To: Kaslin
Does Hillary Clinton Take Us for Idiots?

She correctly takes most of her supporters to be idiots.

10 posted on 06/14/2014 1:40:30 PM PDT by Will88
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To: Kaslin

Yes, she does.

The only question that remains is is she right?


11 posted on 06/14/2014 1:43:53 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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To: Will88

Her corrupt husband and Ø got elected twice.

Yes, it is an idiocracy.


12 posted on 06/14/2014 1:44:40 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: Kaslin

Yes, she does take us for idiots.


13 posted on 06/14/2014 1:51:20 PM PDT by freedom1st
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To: Kaslin

Why wouldn’t she? The American people elected her husband to the Presidency TWICE, and there’s a reasonable chance that they’re going to elect HER.


14 posted on 06/14/2014 1:51:27 PM PDT by Savage Beast (Hubris and denial overwhelm Western Civilization. Nemesis and tragedy always follow.)
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To: CMailBag

I don’t know how to post pictures so here is a link to justice Sodamayer at the Hillary book signing.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BqG35ohCIAEMOXs.jpg


15 posted on 06/14/2014 1:51:28 PM PDT by JRochelle
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To: Kaslin

No, she desperately, desperately hopes we are.

CC


16 posted on 06/14/2014 1:52:15 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Huskrrrr

I see a strategy emerging here:
“If only we had elected Hillary in 2008, we wouldn’t be in this mess now.”
= = = = = = = = =
Followed up with (as an answer to ‘WHY did you go along with ‘him’?’)

“The only reason I ‘worked’ for him was to try and get in the inner circle and inject my help and expertise wherever possible.
When he ‘rejected’ my help and advice in regards to Benghazi, I tried to resign and ‘he’ made it difficult so I had to fake an injury to make it appear I was unable to carry on.
I also had warned him of the IRS mess and the problems it may bring him.
I warned him of the ‘gun running’ and reminded him of the trouble that O North caused Ronald Reagan (AND PEOPLE LOVED HIM).
THAT should also clear up any problem of my stamina and charges of mental illness.
It was all made up so I could get out from under his evil clutches.
Why, if he were White, we(my Arkansas Machine) would have buried this fool.”

This is really an old strategy.
Remember when ANY House of Ill Repute, Porn movie theater or Gay book house or theater was either raided or caught fire or whatever - 99% of the people in the building were ‘writing a book’ to see what it was all about.


17 posted on 06/14/2014 1:52:36 PM PDT by xrmusn ((6/98)"Better to keep your enemies inside peeing out, rather than keep them outside, peeing in.".)
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To: Kaslin

When you believe you are perfect then everyone else is an idiot. And maybe is many cases she is correct.


18 posted on 06/14/2014 1:58:48 PM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: Kaslin
Dead broke?

Maybe she should have bought more cattle futures.....

19 posted on 06/14/2014 1:58:58 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Kaslin

We have elected dumBO twice, there is little evidence against it.


20 posted on 06/14/2014 2:05:43 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Kaslin

And the stupid thing is: It’s the Left’s own hero (Kennedy) who put the embargo in place! But the “news” media won’t mention that little tidbit, wouldn’t want to tarnish Jack’s legacy... Ooops. Too late!


21 posted on 06/14/2014 2:05:46 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: hadaclueonce

As much as I hate to agree with Hillary about anything, I’d say that she is safe in assuming that a large number of Americans are in fact idiots.

American voters elected Bill Clinton president twice

New York voters elected Hillary Clinton to the Senate twice

Illinois voters elected Barack Obama to the Senate

Georgia voters elected Hank (Guam could ‘tip over and capsize) Johnson to Congress four times

Illinois voters elected Barack Obama to the Senate

American voters elected Barack Obama president twice (and would probaly do it a third time if it was legal)


22 posted on 06/14/2014 2:07:48 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas' Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Iron Munro

(and would probably do it a third time if it was legal).....PSSSSSSST ( it don’t matter what is legal anymore.)


23 posted on 06/14/2014 2:16:23 PM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: JRochelle
here is a link to justice Sodamayer at the Hillary book signing.

The Wide Latina...


24 posted on 06/14/2014 2:24:03 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas' Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: Kaslin

I just fantasize a future Hillary verses Cruz debate and I feel better.
This woman is an empty pantsuit.


25 posted on 06/14/2014 2:25:58 PM PDT by right way right (America has embraced the suck of Freedumb.)
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To: Iron Munro

Add to your list that 95% or more of Congresscritters are reelected in each election cycle. The nation would be much healthier if the number was 25%.


26 posted on 06/14/2014 2:27:49 PM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Kaslin

Yes.


27 posted on 06/14/2014 2:33:55 PM PDT by Jane Austen (Boycott the Philadelphia Eagles!)
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To: Kaslin

Spoken like a “TRUE IDIOT”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


28 posted on 06/14/2014 2:34:04 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Kaslin

The”house”they”Bought”that was worth 2.85 million needed millions spent on it so that it could also house”Slick Willy’s Lifetime Secret Service Detail”!!!The TaxPayer footed the bill to the degree that WE bought the”House At Chappaquidick”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


29 posted on 06/14/2014 2:37:14 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: bandleader

That anyone ever elected her loser “husband” and elected her to any position of authority and responsibility proves that, at least, those voters are idiots. That anyone gives any money to their bogus “foundation” is further proof that idiocy thrives.


30 posted on 06/14/2014 2:44:56 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Kaslin
Hillary Clinton, and Bill too, have a motto that is the guiding principal of their approach to politics is , “never under estimate the stupidity of the American people”.

This is not snarky conjecture, it come from direct observations from insiders who have observed them in action

31 posted on 06/14/2014 2:48:09 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Kaslin

Does Hillary Clinton Take Us for Idiots?>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Does a bear _hit in the woods?


32 posted on 06/14/2014 2:48:30 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: bandleader
The”house”they”Bought”that was worth 2.85 million needed millions spent on it so that it could also house”Slick Willy’s Lifetime Secret Service Detail”!!!The TaxPayer footed the bill to the degree that WE bought the”House At Chappaquidick”!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The garage apartment, I believe, was converted to the Secret Service office and also houses the night crew. The Clintons charge rent that is, I believe, equal to their mortgage payment.

33 posted on 06/14/2014 2:56:11 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance on parade.)
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To: Kaslin

Hillary thinks we are all lowlife serfs put upon this Earth to do her bidding and give her everything she wants

She has passed this idea on to that fat snaggle-toothed spawn of her’s.


34 posted on 06/14/2014 3:07:14 PM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: Kaslin

http://www.imdb.com/media/rm1454487552/tt0387808?ref_=ttmi_mi_all_sf_1


35 posted on 06/14/2014 3:12:47 PM PDT by RebelBanker (May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.)
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To: Kaslin

She saw Obama re-elected...


36 posted on 06/14/2014 3:21:27 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: Kaslin

Shes looking at a country that elected her husband twice and obama twice. I’d say she has a good case.


37 posted on 06/14/2014 3:30:14 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: Kaslin
Yep. In fact you have successfully categorized her base.
38 posted on 06/14/2014 3:33:57 PM PDT by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: Kaslin
Does Hillary Clinton Take Us for Idiots?

Well, both traitors, Bubba Klinton and Hussein 0bama were ostensibly elected TWICE, so YES.

39 posted on 06/14/2014 3:43:52 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle?" - Patrick Henry, 1775)
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To: Kaslin

Anyone who votes for this Marxist bitch is definitely an idiot!


40 posted on 06/14/2014 3:51:05 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

Well idiots voted for the arrogant pos to get elected, and even bigger idiots reelected that arrogant pos again. So it will not surprise if the idiots elect her


41 posted on 06/14/2014 3:58:44 PM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

YES!
Next question!
How do you young folks who fell for obozo’s Bravo Sierra feel about being called “knuckleheads” by Moochelle obozo? Oh wait. Those votes for him already proved that you were knuckleheads — or worse!
never mind!!
Wait until you learn how Hillary feels about you. Actually, she thinks we’re ALL stupid sheep.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiByPtZiQsw


42 posted on 06/14/2014 4:24:05 PM PDT by Dick Bachert (Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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To: Kaslin

brain dead lesbian....


43 posted on 06/14/2014 9:25:09 PM PDT by zzwhale
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To: Kaslin
Does Hillary Clinton Take Us for Idiots?

Hillary Clinton will take us for whatever she can get! I simply cannot understand people who vote for candidates, contracts, and legislation without reading up on them. Just mindlessly signing off or pushing that button. Yet we make fun of moths that fly just as mindlessly into flames.

44 posted on 06/14/2014 10:30:27 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: Kaslin
"Does Hillary Clinton Take Us for Idiots?"

She's trying to return to her village.


45 posted on 06/15/2014 12:24:45 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: hadaclueonce
The people who elected the lyng king twice will believe anything.

If she wins, it will be with our help - just like Obama's second term.

46 posted on 06/15/2014 1:36:02 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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