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Former First Daughter Writes First Person Account of Sept. 11...(Barf Alert)
The Oregonian ^ | 11/8/01 | The Associate Press

Posted on 11/08/2001 12:07:26 PM PST by Lucky2

Former first daughter writes first-person account of Sept. 11 for magazine The Associated Press 11/8/01 3:08 PM NEW YORK (AP) -- Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton, who was 12 blocks away from the World Trade Center when it collapsed, has written an account of that day for Talk magazine.

"Before Sept. 11 I wouldn't have believed I had many innocences left," begins the four-page story in the December issue of the magazine. "I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters. ... Despite all that, I woke up that Tuesday morning feeling good about where I was in my life and happy about where I was going."

Clinton was near Union Square, at the apartment of longtime friend Nicole Davison, when the first hijacked airliner hit Tower One. Davison, who had left for work, called Clinton and told her to stay where she was. Like many Americans that day, Clinton turned on the television and watched as the second plane hit.

"I tried to call my mother, but after I said hello to her assistant the line went dead," Clinton wrote. She ventured outside to find a working telephone, and ended up walking downtown -- toward the towers.

"I remember very little about how I got so far downtown. ... I don't know whether I was on the corner or in the middle of the block," she wrote. "I do remember standing in line at a phone somewhere and hearing a deafening rumble."

The noise Clinton heard was the collapse of Tower Two.

Clinton later found Davison and another friend, and the three spent the day working their way uptown. Clinton wrote that a "somewhat irrational medley of thoughts" was running through her head, including concerns about President Bush's tax cut.

"I worried that with the tax cut we wouldn't have enough money to repair New York and D.C. and to help the families of the thousands I knew must have died," she wrote.

At one point, she stopped to pray and thank God that her mother was a senator representing New York and that the city was led by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani -- a leader Clinton wrote she "had been criticizing just the day before for some insensitivity or other."

When Clinton finally got through to her mother, who was in Washington, she burst into tears of relief. She later spoke with her father, who was in Australia.

"The next night I saw my mother, and early Thursday morning I saw my dad in Chappaqua," Clinton wrote. "It was only after I had seen them both that I finally felt secure again in my own skin."

Now studying in Oxford, England, Clinton says she is frustrated to be away from America. She says she encounters anti-American sentiments every day.

"For more than 21 years I lived with the assumption that I was safe, with a sense of security so profound I didn't even know I had it," Clinton wrote. "Today I find myself shocked into a new awareness of how much I loved the country I grew up in."


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I hope this hasn't been previously posted, if so my appologies. This article is good for a laugh, especially where she prays a thanks that her mother is Senator.
1 posted on 11/08/2001 12:07:27 PM PST by Lucky2
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To: Lucky2
. She ventured outside to find a working telephone, and ended up walking downtown -- toward the towers. "I remember very little about how I got so far downtown. ... I don't know whether I was on the corner or in the middle of the block," she wrote.

She and her Secret Service agents, that is. What happened to the jogging story her mother tried to pass off on the gullible press? What a freakin' load of tripe.

2 posted on 11/08/2001 12:11:47 PM PST by mountaineer
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To: Lucky2
..."I had seen people who had lost everything and everyone they loved to war, famine, and natural disasters. ...

...But WACO, Ruby Ridge and Oklahoma City do not fit any of these categores, so I don't give a rats ass about those people."

4 posted on 11/08/2001 12:12:42 PM PST by SGCOS
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To: Howlin; Teacup; BigWaveBetty; Irma; Utah Girl; CheneyChick; daisyscarlett; Rheo; 2Jedismom...
Can you believe this?
5 posted on 11/08/2001 12:12:58 PM PST by mountaineer
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To: Lucky2
""I had seen people who had lost everything"

Is Ms. Pug Ugly Referring to the White House Travel Staff?

6 posted on 11/08/2001 12:13:06 PM PST by APBaer
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To: Lucky2
So, BOTH of her parents' stories, which didn't jive, were lies.............ROFLMAO.

Hillary said she was jogging.....he said she was at a Starbucks and ran TOWARDS Union Station.

7 posted on 11/08/2001 12:13:11 PM PST by Howlin
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To: mountaineer
At one point, she stopped to pray and thank God that her mother was a senator representing New York and that the city was led by Mayor Rudolph Giuliani -- a leader Clinton wrote she "had been criticizing just the day before for some insensitivity or other."

OMG......I am on total "Clintonoid" overload today...........both of her parents told different stories and neither one of them were THIS story..........ROFLMAO.

God save us from these people!

8 posted on 11/08/2001 12:15:02 PM PST by Howlin
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To: Lucky2
A GREAT Picture of Chelsea and Hillary riding Camels!

4 BEASTS

9 posted on 11/08/2001 12:15:34 PM PST by stlrocket
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To: Lucky2


10 posted on 11/08/2001 12:15:35 PM PST by jws3sticks
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To: Miss Marple; OldFriend; Ann Archy; kayak
LOL......fyi.
11 posted on 11/08/2001 12:15:47 PM PST by Howlin
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To: mountaineer
What a load of manure! Classic "I feel your pain" Clintonisms. I wonder if this is a trial balloon for the liberals presidential hopeful in 2020.
12 posted on 11/08/2001 12:16:01 PM PST by WilliamWallace1999
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To: Lucky2
""I remember very little... I don't know"

Didn't your Mom teach you the correct verbiage:
"I do not recall.", or
"I must have left to get iced tea"

13 posted on 11/08/2001 12:16:45 PM PST by APBaer
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To: Lucky2
I see Chelsea has inherited her parents' narcissm. Everything is about them and how they feel. I think Hillary' slogan in her run for the Senate was "I'm Hillary and you're not." Bush is miles above this scum just by being humble and recognizing that the nation and the world are bigger than he is. What a little twisted bitch. All concerned about her feelings when there are thousands of people dead, and so many others widowed and orphaned.
14 posted on 11/08/2001 12:17:35 PM PST by Honestfreedom
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To: classygreeneyedblonde
oh bruddah!
15 posted on 11/08/2001 12:17:43 PM PST by habs4ever
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To: jws3sticks
I swear that daughter of the Satans looks like Olive Oil. This whole article made me want to puke when I first read it. What a load of sh**! Liars, all of them!!!!!!!!!!
16 posted on 11/08/2001 12:18:00 PM PST by Lucky2
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To: Lucky2
I worried that with the tax cut we wouldn't have enough money . . . . ."

Yes Chelsea, this was everyone's first thought. (Puke!)

17 posted on 11/08/2001 12:18:25 PM PST by Arizona
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To: Lucky2
Now studying in Oxford, England, Clinton says she is frustrated to be away from America. She says she encounters anti-American sentiments every day.

Especially from her father ...

18 posted on 11/08/2001 12:18:34 PM PST by amordei
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To: Lucky2
Just hadda get in the Bush tax cut thing didn't she? And the anti american sentiment. This girl is pretty self centered and shallow if you ask me. Written like an eighth grader. BTW where were her secret service guys? Her "sense of security" had alot to do with americans being taxed to pay for her guards, her cars, her plane rides, her convenience.
19 posted on 11/08/2001 12:18:37 PM PST by cajungirl
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To: Lucky2
Well, Chelsea's stupid scribble proves her own mother is a liar....Hitlery was all over TV telling everyone that her daughter was JOGGING near Battery Park & decided to stop for coffee just when the plane struck.....Chelsea comes across just a pathological as her parents....and she sounds like a little spoiled brat!
20 posted on 11/08/2001 12:19:45 PM PST by JulieRNR21
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To: Lucky2
“Before Sept. 11 I wouldn't have believed I had many innocences left”

Maybe she should have gone to class once in a while.

21 posted on 11/08/2001 12:19:46 PM PST by dead
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To: Lucky2
Clinton says she is frustrated to be away from America. She says she encounters anti-American sentiments every day.

Sounds to me like she must feel right at home.

22 posted on 11/08/2001 12:20:56 PM PST by Gumlegs
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To: Lucky2
Ugghh! All we need now is a Hildebeast atrocity of the day to make this a triple play. Lord have mercy!
23 posted on 11/08/2001 12:21:02 PM PST by Carolina
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To: Howlin
she stopped to pray and thank God that her mother was a senator

Amazing. The whole time I was watching events unfold on the morning of Sept. 11, I was praying for the people in the collapsing buildings. Oh well, we all have different priorities.

24 posted on 11/08/2001 12:21:06 PM PST by mountaineer
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To: Lucky2
"I worried that with the tax cut we wouldn't have enough money to repair New York and D.C. and to help the families of the thousands I knew must have died," she wrote.

I stopped reading here, she's been trained well.

Like I said, these clinton's are perverse. Using their own daughter like this.

25 posted on 11/08/2001 12:21:59 PM PST by jla
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To: Howlin
The Bush tax cut and "How are we going to pay for DC an NYC"?I cant believe someone would print this drivel.I had always shied away from hammering her like I do her parents because she didnt asked to spawned by the 'toons.Keep her in Oxford,shes no better than that pig mother of hers.And that lyin,cheatin,rapin'thievin'......traitorious father of hers.
26 posted on 11/08/2001 12:22:26 PM PST by cardinal4
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To: Arizona; looscannon; McGavin999
LOL........very true!
27 posted on 11/08/2001 12:22:59 PM PST by Howlin
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To: Lucky2
Clinton wrote that a "somewhat irrational medley of thoughts" was running through her head, including concerns about President Bush's tax cuts.

Yeah, every 22-year old mulls over tax cuts while witnessing the worst terrorist attack in history. Ma and Pa can be proud - they done raised a perfect LIAR.

4 pages of this????? Memo to mombonn - pick up the giant economy size of Pepto-Bismol on the way home!

28 posted on 11/08/2001 12:23:09 PM PST by mombonn
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To: Lucky2
This reads like it was written by a grammar school student.....of course the gratutitous attacks on President Bush are so very clintonesque are they not.
29 posted on 11/08/2001 12:23:34 PM PST by OldFriend
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To: Lucky2
Just like her Dad and Mom - I,I,I,I, Me,Me,Me,Me. What a bunch of tripe !!!
30 posted on 11/08/2001 12:23:49 PM PST by catdaddy
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To: Lucky2
"Before Sept. 11 I wouldn't have believed I had many innocences left,"

"many innocences"?.....Where exactly did this girl go to school......

31 posted on 11/08/2001 12:24:05 PM PST by dubyagee
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To: cajungirl; Howlin
Can you believe that she actually thinks taking a swipe at the 'tax cut' will be relevant after 9-11?

Hitlery probably did a little editing and added the part about 'thanking God' her mom was senator!

Chelsea is as creepy as her parents!

32 posted on 11/08/2001 12:24:15 PM PST by JulieRNR21
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To: Lucky2
If she wrote this tripe she is not only evil like her dear mother but stupid like most liberals. This article is a rather embarrassing view of a self-centered child.
33 posted on 11/08/2001 12:24:31 PM PST by KSCITYBOY
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To: Lucky2
We are attacked, and she is worried about a tax cut.
34 posted on 11/08/2001 12:25:13 PM PST by folklore
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To: Lucky2
"I remember very little about how I got so far downtown

The whole family is absent minded

35 posted on 11/08/2001 12:25:24 PM PST by classygreeneyedblonde
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To: Lucky2

MegaBarf Alert!!!

36 posted on 11/08/2001 12:25:29 PM PST by MississippiMan
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To: mountaineer
Well, this is p*ss-poor writing coming from a college graduate. And she is a chip off the old blocks, concerned only about herself and those nasty Republicans who cut taxes and starve children. I'm going to a bookstore later this evening, I'm going to track down a copy of the magazine, read the article, and then hide the magazine, behind a guns magazine or something.
37 posted on 11/08/2001 12:25:29 PM PST by Utah Girl
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To: Lucky2
She says she encounters anti-American sentiments every day.

More so than her parents and his administration?? I would think she would be right at home.

38 posted on 11/08/2001 12:25:29 PM PST by kassie
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To: Lucky2
good grief..why won't the clintons just shut up!!
39 posted on 11/08/2001 12:25:34 PM PST by linn37
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To: dubyagee
Where exactly did this girl go to school......

It's a good thing she isn't an English major!

40 posted on 11/08/2001 12:26:37 PM PST by mombonn
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To: Lucky2
"I worried that with the tax cut we wouldn't have enough money to repair New York and D.C. and to help the families of the thousands I knew must have died," she wrote.

What a prissy little snit!

41 posted on 11/08/2001 12:26:44 PM PST by Fred Mertz
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To: Lucky2
"Before Sept. 11 I wouldn't have believed I had many innocences left"

No wonder, with Bill and Hillary as parents!

42 posted on 11/08/2001 12:26:48 PM PST by NYCVirago
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To: dead
“Before Sept. 11 I wouldn't have believed I had many innocences left”

Bad choice of words, IMO:

Main Entry: in·no·cence
Pronunciation: 'i-n&-s&n(t)s
Function: noun
Date: 14th century
1 a : freedom from guilt or sin through being unacquainted with evil : BLAMELESSNESS b : CHASTITY c : freedom from legal guilt of a particular crime or offense d (1) : freedom from guile or cunning : SIMPLICITY (2) : lack of worldly experience or sophistication e : lack of knowledge : IGNORANCE

43 posted on 11/08/2001 12:26:49 PM PST by Howlin
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To: Lucky2
"Before Sept. 11 I wouldn't have believed I had many innocences left"

No wonder, with Bill and Hillary as parents!

44 posted on 11/08/2001 12:26:53 PM PST by NYCVirago
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To: Lucky2
"Today I find myself shocked into a new awareness of how much I loved the country I grew up in."

"...shocked..."

Says so much, doesn't it?

45 posted on 11/08/2001 12:26:53 PM PST by Interious
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To: Lucky2
ROTFLMAO.............This claptrap belongs in "The Onion."
46 posted on 11/08/2001 12:27:02 PM PST by ohioman
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To: mountaineer
I don't see one word in there about the victims.
47 posted on 11/08/2001 12:27:33 PM PST by Howlin
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To: Lucky2
She says she encounters anti-American sentiments every day.

You can thank Monica's ex-boyfriend for that you little snit.

p.s. He's not your dad.

48 posted on 11/08/2001 12:28:20 PM PST by Fred Mertz
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To: mountaineer
Exposed! As they say in Northeast Georgia, "She tode on huhself".
49 posted on 11/08/2001 12:28:41 PM PST by ErnBatavia
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To: Lucky2
"I remember very little about how I got so far downtown. ... I don't know whether I was on the corner or in the middle of the block," she wrote. "I do remember standing in line at a phone somewhere and hearing a deafening rumble."

Lemmme see here, she's wandering down a street in NYC with six black suits surrounding her, one or two a block ahead of her on both sides of the street, one or two behind her a block behind her, an armored car moving down the street beside her for a quick escape route. A few more black suits checking side streets and alley ways before she gets to them.

And she is in a complete daze and doesn't remeber how she got there? Doesn't remember how she arrived at a pay phone line? What kind of Horse S**t is this?

50 posted on 11/08/2001 12:28:43 PM PST by Flint
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