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Hillary Called Obama ‘a Joke’ at Lunch With Pals: Book
New York Post ^ | 6/27/14

Posted on 06/27/2014 1:28:51 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Hillary Rodham Clinton called President Obama “incompetent and feckless” and charged that he had “no hand on the tiller half the time,” during a boozy reunion with college pals, a new book claims.

The scathing attacks came as the wine was flowing at a May 2013 dinner at Le Jardin Du Roi, a cozy French bistro near the Clinton family home in Westchester,

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bloodfeud; clinton; edklein; hillary; lunch; obama

1 posted on 06/27/2014 1:28:51 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Probably the only time she’s told the truth


2 posted on 06/27/2014 1:31:14 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: nickcarraway

She’s one to talk.


3 posted on 06/27/2014 1:40:12 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: nickcarraway

Obama’s going down in flames and Hillary needs to separate herself from him. It is as simple as that.


4 posted on 06/27/2014 1:42:49 AM PDT by DB
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To: DB

How has he gone down in flames when he gets everything he wants?


5 posted on 06/27/2014 1:43:52 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

In vino veritas...


6 posted on 06/27/2014 1:49:29 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: nickcarraway

You think the narcissist is getting everything he wants?

He isn’t getting the public’s adulations.

Narcissist have a way of completely losing it when their source of motivation goes away.

And even a majority Democrats believe his administration is lying about the IRS Emails.

This isn’t going to end well for Obama regardless of how much destruction he heaves on the country.


7 posted on 06/27/2014 1:53:51 AM PDT by DB
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To: nickcarraway
“No hand on the tiller,” yet look at the damage Zero has done. Imagine the destruction of America if voters choose another committed Marxist such as Hellery, one completely engaged and with her talons firmly around the country's collective neck.
8 posted on 06/27/2014 1:54:16 AM PDT by twister881
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To: nickcarraway
Hillary also heaped praise on her hubby, Bill, lauding his presidency and leadership skills

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/.

9 posted on 06/27/2014 2:30:13 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: twister881

Hellary would have been an awful president but not nearly as horrendous as the Kenyan.
Remember when in the 2008 campaign Bill Clinton called OblahMao’s bid for the WH a fantasy? More like a nightmare now.


10 posted on 06/27/2014 2:31:35 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: nickcarraway

“Le Jardin du roi” - the kings gardens. How apropos for a woman who thinks of herself as a queen.

CC


11 posted on 06/27/2014 2:42:10 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: DB
Obama’s going down in flames and Hillary needs to separate herself from him. It is as simple as that.

Exactly...

“The IRS targeting the Tea Party, the Justice Department’s seizure of AP phone records and [Fox reporter] James Rosen’s e-mails — all these scandals. Obama’s allowed his hatred for his enemies to screw him the way Nixon did,” she raged...

I guess Hillary will be much more careful with her Hit List

12 posted on 06/27/2014 3:08:37 AM PDT by Leroy S. Mort
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To: nickcarraway

Takes one to know one.


13 posted on 06/27/2014 3:36:37 AM PDT by VTenigma (The Democratic party is the party of the mathematically challenged)
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To: Celtic Conservative

Yeah, I caught that as well. Except she was in the King’s garden, not the queen’s. Wonder if that dawned on the antique feminazis. Probably not.


14 posted on 06/27/2014 3:45:40 AM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is the CPUSA)
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To: nickcarraway

I love it.


15 posted on 06/27/2014 4:04:07 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: DB

I believe Bill and Hillary really hate Obama. I don’t blame them.


16 posted on 06/27/2014 4:04:52 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Personally, I hate all of them; more specifically, the damage they have done to this country. I love the quote from GWB - about hitting the butt of a camel. People can say what they will about Dubya, but he had a great sense of humor and his speeches were colorful. I know many say he was a horrible president, but he was the best choice we could get during those times - can you imagine John Dumb Kerry or Al Gorey as President? Makes me shudder to think about it.


17 posted on 06/27/2014 4:24:28 AM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: nickcarraway
Not to defend "O" but, getting had by the Obama’s is what she and her ‘husband’ deserve... AND it's so immature of them to carry on like this.

Politics is a dirty business and no one ought to know it better the Evita and Bill... THEY wrote the book on screwing people over (especially the AMERICAN people) so they have no grounds to complain!

18 posted on 06/27/2014 4:28:05 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Gaffer

now, i think we need to hear obama’s candid critique of hillary ...


19 posted on 06/27/2014 4:52:25 AM PDT by Reverend Wright ( Josey Wales asks: How is it with stains ?)
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To: twister881

She is right on this one! Come on Hil! Toss Obama under the Bus—tell the world what you know—the Bengazi Video was his idea. Do that and you will redeem yourself. The truth will set you free.


20 posted on 06/27/2014 5:02:25 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade
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To: nickcarraway
Hillary Called Obama ‘a Joke’

Welcome to the Republican Party!

21 posted on 06/27/2014 5:06:11 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Leroy S. Mort
Tyrants love to make lists like this....Hitler, Stalin, Mao all had lists..
22 posted on 06/27/2014 5:12:44 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: DB
This isn’t going to end well for Obama regardless of how much destruction he heaves on the country.

I'm assuming you mean even before God throw him into the Lake of Fire for eternity.
23 posted on 06/27/2014 5:24:22 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: nickcarraway

TELL_US_SOMETHING_WE_DON’T_KNOW_PING!


24 posted on 06/27/2014 5:46:33 AM PDT by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: nickcarraway
The Clinton's hate Obama.
You can see it in their eyes. You just know what they are thinking...
You know what the Hildebeeast wants to do. hillary hates obama rips off head
25 posted on 06/27/2014 5:55:17 AM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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To: nickcarraway

Hillary Rodham Clinton called President Obama “incompetent and feculent”

there fixed it


26 posted on 06/27/2014 5:59:59 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 (blubber)
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To: Catsrus

“Personally, I hate all of them; more specifically, the damage they have done to this country. I love the quote from GWB - about hitting the butt of a camel. People can say what they will about Dubya, but he had a great sense of humor and his speeches were colorful. I know many say he was a horrible president, but he was the best choice we could get during those times - can you imagine John Dumb Kerry or Al Gorey as President? Makes me shudder to think about it.”

Yeah, and the GOPE with their long list of “it’s my turn candidates (fossils)” will likely lead us to either Jeb or The Pillsbury Dough Boy in 2016. Any of them will flood the country with enough Mexicans to permanently destroy the country.


27 posted on 06/27/2014 6:31:36 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Catsrus

I agree with you. While I wished he had done some things differently and not allowed the media to shape him I found him a man of principal. I highly respect a person who makes a decision and sticks to their guns. His life after the precidency speaks highly to the man’s character as well. In short I highly respect this man and the dignity he brought to the office.


28 posted on 06/27/2014 8:59:27 AM PDT by Jarhead9297
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To: nickcarraway
...the Clinton family home...

There's a lot of things it might be called; the Clinton association, collaboration, cabal, even mutual assistance society, but, I don't think "family" is one of those things.

29 posted on 06/27/2014 9:37:41 PM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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