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A Magnificent Speech Gives Hillary A Bad Case Of PMS
Toogood Reports ^ | September 24, 2001 | Bonnie Chernin Rogoff

Posted on 09/24/2001 9:26:30 AM PDT by Starmaker

Much has been already been written, but I will try to add some thoughts regarding the speech that received raves and was heard around the world.

As President Bush stood there, looking taller than usual and more resolute, he began to speak. I turned to my husband.

"This is going to go down as one of the top three of the past century," said I.

"How do you know?" said he.

"Check out Bush´s demeanor. He´s angry, and determined. Bush is best when he´s angry, because he´s driven."

I was right. His rage could hardly be contained in spite of his composed but solemn demeanor. The more President Bush said, the better he said it.

His objectives clear, his manner steadfast, his message assured Americans of our nation´s strength, renewed our commitment to freedom, recounted acts of heroism during the attack, and warned that this war will not be a short one, will leave many casualties and be fought without a definite endpoint in sight.

Noticeable in the background was Hillary. Glum, pouting and moody, she was having a bad case of PMS (Pre-Presidential Misery Syndrome). It´s easy to see why. Seeing Bush´s commanding presentation, Hillary woke up to see her own dreams of running in 2004 go poof! Oh, the pity of it all!

In fact, President Bush exceeded everybody´s expectations. Prior to his address, he was shaking hands with members of Congress, and his fondness and warmth toward everyone was genuine. This is not a pretentious man. This is no Gore, or Clinton.

Underrated and scorned by the press as inexperienced, ineffectual, incapable of handling foreign affairs, and too dumb to enunciate a sentence, he seemed articulate enough last night. If this keeps up, President Bush may surpass Ronald Reagan as the greatest communicator of all.

Most impressive is that Bush was able to portray and strike a balance between two contrasting images: his humanitarian side and his role as Commander-In-Chief:

"Deliver to United States authorities all the leaders of al-Qaida who hide in your land. Release all foreign nationals including American citizens you have unjustly imprisoned, and protect foreign journalists, diplomats, and aid workers in your country. Close immediately and permanently every terrorist training camp in Afghanistan and hand over every terrorist, and every person in their support structure, to appropriate authorities. Give the United States full access to terrorist training camps, so we can make sure they are no longer operating. These demands are not open to negotiation or discussion. The Taliban must act and act immediately. They will hand over the terrorists, or they will share in their fate."

This was an ultimatum to terrorists throughout the world to either act in accordance with our terms, or pay dearly. The ultimatum didn´t end there:

"Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists. From this day forward, any nation that continues to harbor or support terrorism will be regarded by the United States as a hostile regime."

Contrast these stern warnings with Bush´s kind words of praise to members of Congress of both parties:

"Speaker Hastert and Minority Leader Gephardt, Majority Leader Daschle and Senator Lott, I thank you for your friendship and your leadership and your service to our country…And ladies and gentlemen of the Congress, I thank you, their representatives, for what you have already done, and for what we will do together."

For the American people, he had reassuring words:

"I ask you to live your lives and hug your children. I know many citizens have fears tonight, and I ask you to be calm and resolute, even in the face of a continuing threat."

For the victims´s families, his words were personal and filled with emotion:

"And I will carry this. It is the police shield of a man named George Howard, who died at the World Trade Center trying to save others. It was given to me by his mom, Arlene, as a proud memorial to her son."

One specific measure taken by President Bush was the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security, which will help oversee air traffic safety and thwart any future terrorist attempts at home.

Finally, these touching words:

"Finally, please continue praying for the victims of terror and their families, for those in uniform and for our great country. Prayer has comforted us in sorrow, and will help strengthen us for the journey ahead."

One year ago, I had no idea what Governor Bush meant in his campaign when he kept referring to "compassionate conservatism." After watching President Bush last night, I have no doubts.

It takes a very big man with a huge heart and a keen understanding of our people and our national interests to accomplish what President Bush did last night. Those old worries about his being too inexperienced to be a capable leader are over.

We can finally kiss goodbye any attempts by grumbling liberals to ever bring up the Florida recount again.


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1 posted on 09/24/2001 9:26:30 AM PDT by Starmaker
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To: Starmaker
Hillary has PPMS.

Permanent PMS. I thought everyone knew that.

2 posted on 09/24/2001 9:32:51 AM PDT by veronica
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To: Starmaker
"Check out Bush´s demeanor. He´s angry, and determined. Bush is best when he´s angry, because he´s driven."

And sincere, something we have not seen in a president for 8 long years.

3 posted on 09/24/2001 9:34:34 AM PDT by jedi150
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To: Starmaker
Thank you for posting this. Reading the President's words again gave me chills, just like they did when I saw him give this speach. It is an abomination that we were put through the ridiculous Florida recount, only to find, months later, that the monsters who murdered nearly 7000 people were being harbored by Floridians.
4 posted on 09/24/2001 9:34:48 AM PDT by EggsAckley
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To: veronica
Can hermaphrodites have periods?
5 posted on 09/24/2001 9:37:04 AM PDT by robjna
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To: veronica
I've seen a lot of presidential speeches, but never one where an oppostion pol clearly acted as if the successful articulation of our national interest, was NOT in her interest.

No one can now doubt that Incitatus' public life, like her husband's, is all about her own personal gratification, and nothing else.

...for those who never studied the classics, Incitatus was the favorite horse of the demented emperor Caligula, who was so taken with the beast, he made it a Senator.

6 posted on 09/24/2001 9:41:30 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker
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To: Starmaker, ohioWfan, mtngrl@vrwc, rintense
**bookmarked**
7 posted on 09/24/2001 9:43:38 AM PDT by lawgirl
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To: Starmaker
As I stated in an earlier reply to a different post, Hitlery was probably imagining how "We will not falter, we will not tire, we will not fail" will look next to "It depends on what the meaning of the word "is" is." in history books. She has plenty of reason to look glum.
8 posted on 09/24/2001 9:45:00 AM PDT by Feckless (aevans@htcomp.net)
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To: robjna
Yes.

Her face was indickative of what its alter-gender was feeling.

9 posted on 09/24/2001 9:45:21 AM PDT by kahoutek
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To: veronica
Permanent PMS. I thought everyone knew that.

ROFLMAO!
10 posted on 09/24/2001 9:46:41 AM PDT by Fiddlstix
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To: robjna
Can hermaphrodites have periods?

I thought they had semicolons.

11 posted on 09/24/2001 9:47:32 AM PDT by George Smiley (george.smiley@lycos.com)
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To: all
Her scowl said it all. What was fascinating was that she was the only scowler.
12 posted on 09/24/2001 9:47:57 AM PDT by The Kitten
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To: Starmaker
heh heh...

Nasty, nasty, NASTY creature...

13 posted on 09/24/2001 9:48:37 AM PDT by follow your bliss
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To: follow your bliss
YUCK!
14 posted on 09/24/2001 9:50:48 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: follow your bliss

15 posted on 09/24/2001 9:51:03 AM PDT by CheneyChick
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To: Teacup, Snow Bunny, Hillary's Lovely Legs, etc....
Over HERE!
16 posted on 09/24/2001 9:52:00 AM PDT by CheneyChick
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To: CheneyChick
That's really funny!

:-)

18 posted on 09/24/2001 9:53:11 AM PDT by follow your bliss
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To: robjna
Can hermaphrodites have periods?

I thought they had semicolons.

19 posted on 09/24/2001 9:54:52 AM PDT by George Smiley (george.smiley@lycos.com)
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To: NativeNewYorker
I'm so mad. I was at my office then in the car on my way home during much of the speech. I missed her act. Wish I coulda' seen it.
20 posted on 09/24/2001 9:55:25 AM PDT by veronica
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To: follow your bliss
Hillary's thoughts at the time the picture was taken:

"Why, oh why, did I short United and American the day before the incident? What do I say when they ask about it? I should have told Bill to keep his inside information to himself!"

21 posted on 09/24/2001 9:55:33 AM PDT by Publius
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To: Starmaker
To this President, unlike his predecessor, words actually mean something. Therefore, our enemies know he means what he says and fear this uncommon resoluteness, unity & resolve coming from the U.S.
22 posted on 09/24/2001 9:56:36 AM PDT by Magnolia
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To: NativeNewYorker
Incitatus

ROFLMAO!!!!



Addendum comment from hubby: "That New York could get a whole horse in the Senate is a step in the right direction..." ;)

23 posted on 09/24/2001 9:59:44 AM PDT by Silverdrake
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To: follow your bliss
This photo needed a "Barf Warning" of its own.

PUHLEEZE

- I was trying to eat my lunch!

YEEECKHHH!

"Hello, housekeeping?"
"We need a mop up here."

(I thought it was funny how much face time Shrillery got during the speech!)

Russ

24 posted on 09/24/2001 9:59:56 AM PDT by kinsman redeemer
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To: CheneyChick
Hey, that reminds me; has anyone seen former Clinton kitty 'Socks' lately?


25 posted on 09/24/2001 10:00:07 AM PDT by follow your bliss
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To: CheneyChick
LOL...... whew.....LOL......

Don't ya just know that socialist Hitlery is just sooooo jealous that her Bill could not get such a rounding applause and have a nation backing him like this.

Boo= Hoo...... heh heh....

Hey Hillary Clinton if you have someone reading this..... YOU are NOT liked, not even a little bit. Go crawl under a rock. giggle

26 posted on 09/24/2001 10:02:24 AM PDT by Snow Bunny
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To: The Kitten
I think jealousy is a part of it... did anyone see her one-minutes speeches on the floor in the aftermath. She repeatedly said, "Ummm", she had absolutely no conviction or presence, and the first thought that sprang to my mind was that she would be eaten alive in any debate.
27 posted on 09/24/2001 10:06:38 AM PDT by Teacher317
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To: Starmaker
I still wonder why she had to hog the camera after the tragedy. Does anyone know which member of The House of Representatives has the district covering The WTC? Hill bogarded the camera so much I still don't know who it is. Oh, I'm sorry Hillary lovers. She had Senator Schumer with her the whole time. I don't remember him saying more than a few words (if any) after she was done with her abundant love me because I care about the people of NYC speeches.
28 posted on 09/24/2001 10:10:55 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult
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To: NativeNewYorker
Bravo, NNY! How apt. Yours is the BEST analogy I've seen for the Evil One. I shall quote you often.
29 posted on 09/24/2001 10:15:27 AM PDT by doberville
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To: Starmaker
I think Hillary doesn't have to hide anything anymore, she knows she has reached her limit. Everyone will know that Kintoon used his power to keep the IRS from auditing Arab charities sending money to terrorist in exchange for donations. Even the most die hard liberal communist will have to back away from her on that one.
30 posted on 09/24/2001 10:18:43 AM PDT by MissAmericanPie
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To: The Kitten
12 - Yes.

Even the fool from the East Bay who cast the only NO vote in the House on Bush's requests was merely subdued.

Hillary's obvious steely disinterested contempt was unnerving.

I assume she did the calculation of how many election cycles this set back her ambitions, and was marking time til she could get off the floor and start working the phones.

31 posted on 09/24/2001 10:27:56 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker
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To: Achille
Some people might say men who hate women have teensie apparatus.
32 posted on 09/24/2001 10:29:57 AM PDT by NYpeanut
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To: Starmaker
Hillary: Glum, pouting and moody,

So she was just being herself eh?

33 posted on 09/24/2001 10:32:06 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: robjna
Can hermaphrodites have periods?

Ummm, er,... In addition to the usual feminine products, I guess the sanitary supplies would have to include a condom feature....

34 posted on 09/24/2001 10:35:46 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: Starmaker
It takes a very big man with a huge heart and a keen understanding of our people and our national interests to accomplish what President Bush did last night.

Thank you, Lord, for President Bush. Please continue to keep him safe, and fill him full of Your wisdom.

35 posted on 09/24/2001 10:39:42 AM PDT by mombonn
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To: EggsAckley
...the monsters who murdered nearly 7000 people were being harbored by Floridians.

That statement, I'm sure, is made in the heat of the moment. I'm a Floridan and I find it offensive. I share your hurt and anger...we all do. Think before you write. I've been guilty of the same practice and I regret it. So, let's try to keep working on improving the country and ourselves.

36 posted on 09/24/2001 10:39:54 AM PDT by stboz
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To: Starmaker
and warned that this war will not be a short one, will 
leave many casualties and be fought without a definite 
endpoint in sight.

Technically, not correct. That was one thing Bush left out - was discussion of potential casualties for a "war on terrorism."

Underrated and scorned by the press as 
inexperienced, ineffectual, incapable of handling foreign 
affairs, and too dumb to enunciate a sentence, he seemed 
articulate enough last night. If this keeps up, President 
Bush may surpass Ronald Reagan as the greatest communicator 
of all.

I don't think so. I voted for Bush and he does pretty darn good when given a speech to follow...and did a d@mn good job last Thursday.

But, let's face it, he's a little challenged when asked to provide on-the-fly comments. He will not surpass Ronald Reagan even in the scripted speech category.

This isn't intended as criticism ... merely observations to help keep our feet firmly planted.

37 posted on 09/24/2001 10:40:21 AM PDT by VoodooEconomist
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To: Achille
Women voters in New York put her in the Senate.

Vote fraud put her in office, and nearly delivered a President gore as well.

38 posted on 09/24/2001 10:42:02 AM PDT by mombonn
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To: Starmaker
Hillary made me really mad. In this time of national crisis, she's obviously thinking about, and putting first, her political career.
39 posted on 09/24/2001 10:47:32 AM PDT by TKEman
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To: Teacher317
She repeatedly said, "Ummm", she had absolutely no conviction or presence, and the first thought that sprang to my mind was that she would be eaten alive in any debate.

She won her debates with her Senate opponent (what was his name?) because, I recall, he walked over to her with some kind of document and asked her to look at it, and the media reaction was that 'He invaded her space.' IE, he was picking on the Girl.

In the shadow of the smoke rising from the shattered ruins of the World Trade Center, the women of New York City will have to ask themselves if they really want to be protected by a government run by whiney feminists.

40 posted on 09/24/2001 10:49:13 AM PDT by 537 Votes
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To: Starmaker
bttt
41 posted on 09/24/2001 10:50:10 AM PDT by fella
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To: Starmaker
Poor Hillary..if only she had a husband that could help her work out her "issues". Although, a husband willing to help her is what she really needs.
42 posted on 09/24/2001 10:52:14 AM PDT by MoJo2001
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To: EggsAckley
"Thank you for posting this. Reading the President's words again gave me chills, just like they did when I saw him give this speach. It is an abomination that we were put through the ridiculous Florida recount, only to find, months later, that the monsters who murdered nearly 7000 people were being harbored by Floridians"

I agree with you on the Presidents speech, it was magnificent!

However, I must take exception to the remark about Floridians. You see, I am a native born Floridian (very rare here in the state) and would certainly never knowingly harbor any known criminal or terrorist. I am first and foremost an American! I am sure you did not mean to paint Floridians with this broad brush, so I will not make issue with this. 

I was just as appalled with the 2000 recount as the rest of the country. Please try to remember, we had every Liberal Hack from around the country here pandering the left leaning media. South Florida seems to be a retired New Yorker Mecca and remember Bugsy Daily from Chicago. 

Yes we looked like idiots in the media eye and probably to the rest of the country. However, the State carried for GW and launched him into the White House. I am one of those Broken Glass Republicans who helped usher a dozen or so people to the poles and changed the minds of at least two DemocRATs. 

As far as Hitlery, every time I saw her face during the speech, I had to spit. 

Before broad brushing Floridians you may want to remember what happened to Dr. Sam Mudd, the one that set the broken leg of John Wilkes Booth. He was not a part of the conspiracy to assassinate Lincoln, however, he was put in prison and later pardoned for setting a man's broken leg without knowledge of the crime Booth had just perpetrated.

What I see here is the real problem of immigration and the easy entry to our borders.

God Bless America!

43 posted on 09/24/2001 11:03:51 AM PDT by BA63
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To: Starmaker
The Bitch is evil personified. She is cold, calculated, and incredibly evil. Her wickedness goes back to the days of the Black Panthers whom she help defend against murder charges. How did the New Yorkers ever elect her?
44 posted on 09/24/2001 11:06:41 AM PDT by Fithee
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To: Fithee
"How did the New Yorkers ever elect her?"

I ask myself that question each time I'm assaulted by her loathsome visage. I tried to warn them. They didn't listen. Some of them even cursed me in the process.

45 posted on 09/24/2001 11:21:14 AM PDT by Mr. Bungle
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To: Fithee
The SCUMBAG and The Hildebeast have spent years building a carefully crafted house of cards. It is now starting to crumble.

Folks are slowly waking up and realizing The SCUMBAG and The Hildebeast are just a couple of grifting, sleazy, con artists.

And I think there's more to come over the next few months. They lost a lot of their power on 1/20/2001 [thank GOD!]. As the saying goes, "You can run, but you can't hide."

God truly blesses America.

46 posted on 09/24/2001 11:48:01 AM PDT by upchuck
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To: Starmaker
This is not a pretentious man. This is no Gore, or Clinton.

George Bush will be resented by many before his service as president is complete. The reason can be explained in three words; Bush is effective.

The reason I feel Bush is effective is because he concentrates his energies on the objective while reserving credit for those who earn it.

"The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them." Benjamin Jowett

48 posted on 09/24/2001 12:29:55 PM PDT by MosesKnows
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To: Achille
Boy, I hope you're just kidding (pun intended).

'Cause if you're not, I'd sure hate to be any woman in your family (or any woman who even has to talk with you, for that matter).

Of course, you could always move to Afghanistan, where they agree with your opinion about women. :o)

49 posted on 09/24/2001 12:49:37 PM PDT by ohioWfan
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