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Sen. Clinton: ‘We will keep going’ (WARNING! BARF ALERT!)
MSNBC ^ | Sept. 17

Posted on 09/19/2001 9:57:51 AM PDT by Teacup


Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to Dateline NBC's Jane Pauley about how New Yorkers are faring in the wake of the recent attack. Attack hit close to home: daughter Chelsea was jogging in the area at the time of the attack. Sept. 17— The tragedy reverberates on so many levels now — the families in which thousands of children are now motherless or fatherless or both. The extent of the disaster in dollars— $20 billion — she calls just the “first installment.” But even for a United States Senator, it began on a very, very personal level. Dateline NBC’s Jane Pauley sat down with Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton to talk about the tragic events of the last week.

ON TUESDAY MORNING Sen. Hillary Clintons’ first thought when the second plane hit was “terrorists.” Her next thought was “Chelsea,” who was not only in New York, but staying downtown.
“She’d gone on what she thought would be just a great jog,” says Sen. Clinton. “She was going to go down Battery Park. She was going to go around the Towers. She went to get a cup of coffee and that’s when the plane hit.”
Chelsea was close enough to hear the rumble? “She did hear it,” says Clinton. “She did.”
And to see the smoke in person, not on television? “That’s right,” she says.

“Of course Bill was in Australia and he was so upset by what he was seeing on television that I didn’t want to tell him that I couldn’t find her until I found her,” she says. “I told him, everything’s fine, don’t worry. But I couldn’t do it with the level of assurance that I needed until l could find her a couple of hours later.”

Thousands weren’t so fortunate. Last week, t he former first lady introduced a bill to speed federal aid to families of rescue workers who are dead or missing, while her successor was giving the nation its first glimpse of how she can handle a crisis.

The senator was impressed.

Clinton had said she made her proud. “She did,” says Clinton.

Why that word? “Well, because I know how difficult that position is from my own eight years of experience,” she says. “And you know when the country is under attack, when your husband may very well be a target. It’s not easy to go out there and in a composed and very gracious manner. So I was just very proud.”

The president did come under some criticism for not appearing in public as often as some think he might. What is your comment? You’ve lived in the White House through crises.

“She’d gone on what she thought would be just a great jog. She was going to go down Battery Park. She was going to go around the Towers. She went to get a cup of coffee and that’s when the plane hit.”

— SEN. HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON On Chelsea's whereabouts

“I know the tensions that exist between a president and the Secret Service because clearly their job is to protect the president at all costs,” says Clinton. “And I know there must have been some very difficult and tense moments. But what really matters is that he is safe, he is in charge, he is, you know, running our government, and that’s what everybody should be grateful for.”

Hijacking has taken a hideous turn. There are reports that the Pentagon, with the president’s approval, was ready to shoot down a commercial airliner had it in fact threatened the White House or the U.S. Capital. Would that have been with Congress’ approval?

“I for one would not have second guessed that decision,” says Clinton. “And I don’t think that the president had any choice but to make the most difficult order that anyone in that position can make, which is, you know, to say, ‘We have to do what is necessary, and that may mean the loss of innocent life.’”

Does she know Jeremy Glick’s story? “I do,” she says. Last week, ‘Dateline’ viewers met the family of the 31-year-old man who told his wife, by Airfone, about plans to ‘rush the hijackers’ of the fourth plane then bearing down on the nation’s capital.

“They took it into their own hands,” says Clinton. “In fact, I think they had a vote as, one of the accounts tells, they voted about what to do. What could be more American, and a greater rebuke to those who would try to destroy our way of life, than to have a vote on the plane about what to do, and to take action immediately?”

Clinton’s office is researching a suitable memorial for the heroes of flight 93 — perhaps even the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Meanwhile, as the work of recovery goes on, she has brought fellow members of congress to see for themselves what television does not convey.

“Our elected representatives are on the front lines of making the decisions about the war we’re waging against terrorism, and about rebuilding New York,” she says. “And there is nothing like it. We don’t want anyone to feel in a week or two or a month that the enormity of this somehow can be gotten over. We can keep going, and we will, and we can rise even higher and better than we were. But we can’t ever forget what happened on day.”

Sen. Clinton has made three visits to the scene of the devastation — which she says encompasses 16 acres. And while the search for survivors has been so disheartening, the work there is just as determined as when she saw it first, when she felt like she was standing at the gates of hell.


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HE HE HE, This is NOT about you or Chelsea or Bill. Get a clue!
1 posted on 09/19/2001 9:57:51 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: BigWaveBetty,carolinamom,mountianeer,Howlin,Snow Bunny,Irma,Harley_Hog,Dog,MadIvan
BUMP!
2 posted on 09/19/2001 9:59:08 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Teacup
when she felt like she was standing at the gates of hell.

Wherupon she critized the Devil for not keeping the place picked up while she was gone.

3 posted on 09/19/2001 10:02:13 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: Teacup
I missed the part that said the NYPD and FDNY wouldn't stop to piss on Hilly but tripped over each other trying to shake GWB's hand.
4 posted on 09/19/2001 10:02:36 AM PDT by wny
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To: Teacup
Just what was clinton the lesser doing in NYC?
5 posted on 09/19/2001 10:03:04 AM PDT by razorback-bert
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To: freedomlover
criticized, whatever.
6 posted on 09/19/2001 10:03:31 AM PDT by freedomlover
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To: freedomlover
LOL, LOL, I say, "Take a good look at the future Hillary. "
7 posted on 09/19/2001 10:04:00 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Teacup
So, now we hear that chelsea was jogging, training for the next sporting event in the city. Every day it changes, tell the truth for once in your life, its not about me, me, me.
8 posted on 09/19/2001 10:04:41 AM PDT by esmith
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To: wny
HA! HA! They wouldn't even shake her hand, I heard.
9 posted on 09/19/2001 10:04:55 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Teacup
That is interesting, when Chelsea and Bubba were at the NYC Victim Center last week, Chelsea told the interviewer she was 13 blocks away. How convenient to now be jogging near the area. Apple didn't fall far from that tree...
10 posted on 09/19/2001 10:05:04 AM PDT by LillyDayStar
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To: razorback-bert
Who? The Bubbaette? Jogging she says. Training maybe? HA!
11 posted on 09/19/2001 10:06:08 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Teacup
No more face time for Hitlery, have mercy!
12 posted on 09/19/2001 10:06:50 AM PDT by austingirl
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To: Teacup
The only decent thing Hellary said in this interview was when she expressed admiration for how Laura Bush conducted herself. Even the classless can sometimes recognize class when they see it.
13 posted on 09/19/2001 10:07:14 AM PDT by mafree
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To: freedomlover
criticized, whatever.

No problem. I'm not the spelling police ;^)

14 posted on 09/19/2001 10:07:30 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: LillyDayStar,esmith
Were the secret service men jogging with her too? Lies, all lies!
15 posted on 09/19/2001 10:08:46 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: LillyDayStar
Bet it was more than 13 blocks away.
16 posted on 09/19/2001 10:10:41 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: austingirl
Looks like she's getting her marching orders from Bill. Remember how he acted during the Oklahoma bombing incident? He was all over like a bad suit. Well? I think she thinks she needs to soak up all the attention she can right now and take the attention away from the true heros.
17 posted on 09/19/2001 10:10:56 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Teacup
I noticed that she was wearing 'Ole Crusty', the black pantsuit, as she toured ground zero with that village idiot 'Chuckles the Shmuck' at her side.

And I got to thinking...

'Ole Crusty' seems to make an appearance at times of crisis, both PERSONAL and (as noted above) completely unconnected to the friggin clintons PUBLIC.

Is 'Ole Crusty' a signal to her foreign handlers? Mission Accomplished. Send New Instructions. Over...

Or is 'Ole Crusty' part of a ritual? "One more thing, said Satan. You must wear the black pantsuit after I grant your wishes, and you may NOT wash it!"

There's a pattern here somewhere...

18 posted on 09/19/2001 10:11:27 AM PDT by DWSUWF
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To: Teacup
"ON TUESDAY MORNING Sen. Hillary Clintons’ first thought when the second plane hit was “terrorists.”

Now why would that be her first thought?

The terrorists Billy Boy let out of prison perhaps?

19 posted on 09/19/2001 10:12:18 AM PDT by Mark was here
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To: Lady In Blue, PhiKapMom, GUIDO, deport ,CheneyChick
BUMP
20 posted on 09/19/2001 10:12:30 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Teacup
"I know how difficult that position is from my own eight years of experience..." Eight years of experience doing what? Denying, lying, parsing, covering up, reading stolen FBI files, running around the world on our dime, hiding evidence? That's quite a resume.
21 posted on 09/19/2001 10:12:55 AM PDT by holyscroller
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To: Teacup cc: to Snow Bunny
Our beloved mild-mannered Snow Bunny said it best: "Hitlery commie Clinton should keep her fat-ass commie mouth shut"

*sigh*

couldn't have said it better myself

22 posted on 09/19/2001 10:14:34 AM PDT by Mr. K
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To: Teacup
And so the beginnings of The Daughter From Hope arise from the ashes of despair. Seems clinton was about her age when he began to show definate signs of miraculous abilities. Ah, so reassuring to know the clinton legacy continues un-abated. Chelsea: the future first black female president.
23 posted on 09/19/2001 10:15:19 AM PDT by small voice in the wilderness
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To: DWSUWF
I think 'Ole Crusty' is more like her security blanket. Did you see Chuckies reaction to 'Ole Crusty?'

Chuckie," Pew! That pant suit stinks!"


Hillary:"Yes I know!"

25 posted on 09/19/2001 10:17:24 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: OneIfByLand
Not so much what she said, but the fact that she is all over the place and trying to put in a personal spin to this tragety. It's not about her or Chelsea or Bill.
27 posted on 09/19/2001 10:19:44 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Teacup
So tell me, who goes jogging and stops for a cup of coffee? Really... I'm not a coffee drinker, so maybe I'm missing something. Just doesn't seem like the thing to do before jogging.

Just looking at that sorry excuse for a human being makes me want to take a shower. Taking bets on when hillary will finally wash her hair......

I hope you caught First Lady Laura on Oprah yesterday. She was so confident and reassuring. I hope hillary saw it and took notes.

28 posted on 09/19/2001 10:21:01 AM PDT by BigWaveBetty
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To: Go Dub Go
YEP!
29 posted on 09/19/2001 10:21:08 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: OneIfByLand
Hmmm, she didn't say anything that made me nauseous. What's your problem with what she said?

Anything that comes out of that lying, putrid mouth is enough to make anybody nauseous. Anybody that has any decency that is.

30 posted on 09/19/2001 10:21:32 AM PDT by ChuckHam
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To: Teacup
Ph man oh man Teacup. I swear I get a sick feeling every time I see her on TV. She is like a virus that cannot be cured from this land.

If I was not a Christian I would become one all over again just in hopes I would not see Hillary and Bill in Hell and have to spend eternity with them. hahahhahahhaa

31 posted on 09/19/2001 10:23:10 AM PDT by Snow Bunny
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To: esmith
soon it will be mutley leading people out of the burning towers.
32 posted on 09/19/2001 10:23:51 AM PDT by Rustynailww
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To: BigWaveBetty
Yes, I saw Laura Bush yesterday. She was beautiful, charming, bright, intelligent, confident and reassuring. Did you notice that when Oprah tried to get her to talk about herself, she kept putting the emphasis back on the American people and the children's fears regarding the attack? Mrs. Bush was not there to talk about herself. She did say she called her mother and her two girls, but pretty much was more concerned about everyone else.
33 posted on 09/19/2001 10:25:50 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Mr. K
giggle.....
34 posted on 09/19/2001 10:26:02 AM PDT by Snow Bunny
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To: Teacup
I caught part of that interview with the "Good" Senator Clinton. I thought she loooked very tired and washed out and really did not seem to care about what happened one way or another. She seemed to be in a daze. Also she looked very puffy in the face and I wonder if she isn't putting on more weight on that marvelous buttox and of course those Legs.
35 posted on 09/19/2001 10:26:56 AM PDT by brisco county, jr. (jjhunsecker@hotmail.com)
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LOL, She's like a rash that won't go away, HA!
36 posted on 09/19/2001 10:27:12 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Teacup
Can't say this enough: the media are the Clintons' biggest backers and will continue to promote Hitlery to Boobus America who, true to their names as boobs, will nod in agreement and support her. Besides those medusan features all over the tube last week, we had Lesley Stahl donning her official Nina Burleigh kneepads to tell us of the Rapist-in-Chief's supposed move against bin Laden, complete with x42's own interpretation of the statute that deadly force was authorized. (Wow, he's so brilliant.)

So what we have now is the '96 non-adoption reworked as Chelsea jogging mere blocks from the WTC in another attempt to graft a human visage onto Hitlery. The soccer moms, in between stuffing envelopes for that other great mom, Andrea Yates, must be swooning over their hero.

What happened in the Senate race in NY will happen again in '04 unless people wise up. The media will not. They're allowing themselves to be used or willingly volunteering to make this attack into a campaign video for the perpetual Clinton campaign.

37 posted on 09/19/2001 10:27:32 AM PDT by Dahoser
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Also she looked very puffy in the face....................

Or maybe drinking?

38 posted on 09/19/2001 10:28:18 AM PDT by Teacup
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Tea....so just HOW does Chelsea get degrees when she's NEVER in class?

???

So tell me, who goes jogging and stops for a cup of coffee?

Hi, BWB....I do a little jogging at least a couple of times a week and I am also a coffee drinker. I can tell you......coffee is the LAST thing I want while jogging!

39 posted on 09/19/2001 10:30:06 AM PDT by Irma
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To: Teacup
LOL!

See!

It's NOT my imagination!

40 posted on 09/19/2001 10:30:12 AM PDT by DWSUWF
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To: Billie, LBGA, daisyscarlett, IowaGranny, Utah Girl, Pubmom,
BUMP
41 posted on 09/19/2001 10:30:49 AM PDT by Teacup
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"We can keep going..."

How about keep going till you hit Afganistan?

42 posted on 09/19/2001 10:31:04 AM PDT by labusiness
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Tea....so just HOW does Chelsea get degrees when she's NEVER in class?

I don't know? I guess we should call Stanfordand ask them, LOL,LOL. When is she and Bubba leaving fror England, and Ireland? Bubba said he was moving there remember?

43 posted on 09/19/2001 10:33:09 AM PDT by Teacup
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Chelsea was close enough to hear the rumble? “She did hear it,” says Clinton. “She did.” And to see the smoke in person, not on television? “That’s right,” she says.

I suppose that Chelsea Clinton should be recognized and given some sort of honor by the Congress because she was in the area. These self-promoting bastards know no shame. I wish that some "objective" media reporter would ask Sen. Chucky Schumer (D, NY) (this guy makes me sick to my stomach) if he would support plainclothes Sky Marshalls armed with guns?

Hillary Rodham has benefitted the most from the death of conservative commentator, Barbara Olson. What a great lady in comparison to the Hildebeast.

44 posted on 09/19/2001 10:33:47 AM PDT by Mel Gibson
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A beautiful summary of the show!

This was my favorite exchange:

Oprah: Were you personally afraid?

Mrs. Bush: I was not. I was not at the White House when they evacuated. … When they told people there to run, they were, of course, afraid. Some members of my staff, young women, were very afraid. The very first day, some of them just fell apart and wept all day. The second day, older members of my staff were upset, and the younger women comforted them.

All the feelings we have are natural. The feelings of sadness, anger, anxiety, uncertainty and confusion. But I know everything is being done to make sure America is safe. So I feel reassured. (they edited quite a bit)

45 posted on 09/19/2001 10:36:54 AM PDT by BigWaveBetty
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To: Teacup
In May the word was that she was going to be enrolled at Oxford.  Who knows anymore?  Sheeeeesh!

Oxford - University College accepts Chelsea
    CHELSEA CLINTON has cleared the last hurdle in her effort to follow in her father’s
    footsteps and study at University College, Oxford.

46 posted on 09/19/2001 10:37:59 AM PDT by Irma
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I wish that some "objective" media reporter would ask Sen. Chucky Schumer if he would support plainclothes Sky Marshalls armed with guns?

That would be a great question to ask these two.
Barbara Olson was to much of a great lady to let Hillary up stage her, IMO. Barbara Olson died an hero and will always be rememebred for the wonderful, gracious lady she was.

47 posted on 09/19/2001 10:38:35 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: BigWaveBetty
See, she was more concerened about others than herself. What a difference. When she said she was not afraid, I said, "Ditto." Being a Marine wife, I too feel confident our President along with Condi Rice, Dick Cheneny, and Colin powell will do the right thing. Thanks Betty. Laura is a breath of fresh air. Did you see how Oprah kept reaching over to hold Laura's hand? Like Oprah needed to touch Laura for assurence. I thought that was great.
48 posted on 09/19/2001 10:43:58 AM PDT by Teacup
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To: Irma
Hey Irma!

coffee is the LAST thing I want while jogging!

Aha! I thought so! I like to fast walk and I like tea, but I don't want them at or about the same time. duh! ;^)

Hellary, we caught you LYING, AGAIN!! Geez, give us a rest would you?!

49 posted on 09/19/2001 10:44:13 AM PDT by BigWaveBetty
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To: Teacup
In the REAL and Just world: none of the clinton's are in New York. Bill is selling used RV's to try and raise enough money for a good defense atty. Hillary is selling Tupperware and making infrequent appearances on Little Rock in the Morning, and Chelsea is serving java at the Waffle Palace, hoping to get into the Mr. Donnie's Academy of Beauty next semester.
50 posted on 09/19/2001 10:44:59 AM PDT by small voice in the wilderness
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