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UNLV students call on Clinton to return speaking fee ( Nevada )
CNN ^ | Jun 27, 2014 | Dan Merica

Posted on 06/28/2014 8:37:28 AM PDT by george76

Students at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas are asking the former secretary of state to return the speaking fee she is set to collect when she appears at a university fundraiser in October.

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The university is paying Clinton $225,000 for the appearance with money from "private donations secured by the UNLV foundation," according to a spokeswoman for the university who went on to say that no money from the school's operating budget will be used on the fee.

Even with that caveat, the news of Clinton's fee did not sit well with the university's students, especially considering Nevada's higher education board decided to raise tuition by 17 percent earlier this month.

Elias Benjelloun, the UNLV student body president, and Daniel Waqar, the student government's public relations director, told Nevada political reporter John Ralston that the speaking fee is "a bit outrageous."

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Hillary Clinton's speaking fee at UNLV is more than 4 times what the average Nevadan makes in a year

(Excerpt) Read more at wptz.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: flatbrokein2001; harryreid; hillarybooktour; hillaryspeech; hillarywealth; hitlery; nevada

1 posted on 06/28/2014 8:37:28 AM PDT by george76
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To: george76

I wonder if the clinton camp new this would happen to hil?


2 posted on 06/28/2014 8:42:32 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: george76

But we have to remember the Clintons are poor off! Amazing how all these politicians are out to raise money at this time. even the ones in office getting paid want us to send them money in order for them to ‘do the job they were supposed to ‘have done’.


3 posted on 06/28/2014 8:43:49 AM PDT by dvan (Send Them Home!)
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To: george76
Huma. High maintenance.
4 posted on 06/28/2014 8:43:56 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: george76

The fact that the Democrat establishment gave CNN the green light to cover this story means they’re ditching her.


5 posted on 06/28/2014 8:48:38 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I think so to...and many even questioned if she’d run. Might just be keeping the seat hot for someone else....but then this would also depend on who we have running.


6 posted on 06/28/2014 8:50:29 AM PDT by caww
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To: george76

Old saying about a fool & his money is still true.


7 posted on 06/28/2014 8:51:07 AM PDT by oldtech
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To: george76

She’s all for income equality. An hour of speaking? Give her 25 bucks. Generous.


8 posted on 06/28/2014 8:51:18 AM PDT by all the best
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To: george76

Lordy! Some day she will plead fer “One drop of Water”:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBR2tLq6Ygw


9 posted on 06/28/2014 8:51:43 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: george76
"UNLV students call on Clinton to return speaking fee... The university is paying Clinton $225,000 for the appearance"

Instead of paying Hellary for delivering her speech, you can get the same amount much more cheaply, and smelling better, from this more intelligent and articulate deliverer:


10 posted on 06/28/2014 8:55:31 AM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: george76

Anyone who would approve a $225,000 payment to hear Hillary speak should immediately be sent to the shrink.


11 posted on 06/28/2014 8:59:38 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: george76

I can’t believe that a university would treat the working poor so badly! Seems really mean spirited. Just recently the poor lady was almost homeless. Haven’t you all been listening, as hillary so articulately explained, the clintons are not RICH rich. They are just a normal, everyday couple down for the working class struggle, trying to make ends mean with a mere $200,000 per speech (and healthy government pensions, Cadillac medical care, seven-figure book advances, and rich friends who give them about anything they want). ;-)


12 posted on 06/28/2014 9:09:05 AM PDT by CommerceComet (Ignore the GOP-e. Cruz to victory in 2016.)
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To: george76

I predict Hillary will make this bigger by refusing to give the money back.

She is either ignoring her advisors or they are bad.

She needs to immediately give it back and open some kind of scholarship with it and get this behind her, or it will grow.

They are stuck in 1991 when they made up the story re Bush the elder being out of touch. They thought they were immune. Maybe Bill is immune.

But they do not realize what it’s like to graduate college with $40,000.00 with-interest debt, no job, no prospects and expenses they never dreamed of, with a tanking economy, and foreign invaders taking our jobs.

Hillary does not know what is going on.

To whom would she be speaking? Chelsea? Chelsea’s friends? Does she read seventeen magazine or the internet news sources?

She has no idea what goes on with these kids. They might be being brainwashed by lib professors at school, but they go home on break and see their peers, slightly older, struggling for independence, hope, jobs...

They’re not letting $225 G go.


13 posted on 06/28/2014 9:17:43 AM PDT by stanne
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To: george76

Would be interesting to see how many Conservative speakers get this kind of payout for speaking at UNLV.


14 posted on 06/28/2014 9:24:45 AM PDT by rottndog ('Live Free Or Die' Ain't just words on a bumber sticker...or a tagline.)
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To: george76

Seventeen percent!!! Yikes


15 posted on 06/28/2014 9:25:25 AM PDT by sgtyork (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy)
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To: george76

It’s not a speaker fee per se, it is a political donation...laundering, that is. Good luck with that, getting it returned.


16 posted on 06/28/2014 9:26:29 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (Refuse to remain silent.)
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To: george76

#BringOurMoneyBack.


17 posted on 06/28/2014 9:27:48 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrviromentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: george76
Return her fees? Do not hold your breath.

http://www.americanthinker.com/cartoons/2014/06/6_1_2014_9_16.html photo 192502_5__zps68cfed54.jpg

18 posted on 06/28/2014 9:46:53 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: ColdOne

Yes, what’s up with this. Why is this even being reported in the MSM???? The Clintons can’t be happy to see this sort of story broadcast.


19 posted on 06/28/2014 9:49:01 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (s)
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To: george76

What are these students complaining about. Don’t they know the Clintons are broke. Do these students want them to be on food stamps?


20 posted on 06/28/2014 10:55:29 AM PDT by pas
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What are these students complaining about. Don’t they know the Clintons are broke. Do these students want them to be on food stamps?

Yep ... what you said ...

21 posted on 06/28/2014 11:18:58 AM PDT by Zakeet (If voting made any difference, they wouldn't let us do it - Mark Twain)
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>> The university is paying Clinton $225,000 [from private donations]

Hey, it’s trickle down Clintonomics....


22 posted on 06/28/2014 11:21:22 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> The university is paying Clinton $225,000 for the appearance with money from “private donations secured by the UNLV foundation,” according to a spokeswoman for the university who went on to say that no money from the school’s operating budget will be used on the fee. Even with that caveat, the news of Clinton’s fee did not sit well with the university’s students...

Uh, I’m afraid that this is yet another wait for the other shoe to drop moment. Thanks george76.


23 posted on 06/28/2014 12:06:44 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: george76

Hillary needs it more than you stupid students. You may be broke, but she’s dead broke. She will spend it better than you anyway.


24 posted on 06/28/2014 12:32:46 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: george76

None of these people are truly worth such outrageous fees,

Not Clinton,not Palin,not Bush,not anyone.


25 posted on 06/28/2014 9:56:18 PM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: hoosierham

Not Palin? I beg your pardon?


26 posted on 06/28/2014 10:43:41 PM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: bicyclerepair

Afraid so. In my firm opinion nobody is worth a $200,000 speaker fee.If you want to call it campaign contributions then o.k.

Of course I also won’t pay $150 and be “security screened” to watch a bunch of millionaires play with a ball,beat on each other, or play musical instruments.

Nor will I pay $25? and stand in line for two hours,in order to have my body hurled through stomach dropping thrill rides.

Have had enough adrenaline surges in real life incidents.


27 posted on 06/29/2014 6:34:33 AM PDT by hoosierham (Freedom isn't free)
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To: Candor7

Love it!! Lololololol!!!!


28 posted on 06/29/2014 3:16:16 PM PDT by Husker8877
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