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ZOTTT! Ten reasons to read "The Clinton Wars"
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Posted on 05/14/2003 1:13:54 PM PDT by doggy in the window

Sidney Blumenthal's "The Clinton Wars" has been serialized by Salon. Here are ten reasons why you should watch Salon's "commercial" and then read the installments. All of them (one, two, three, four, five).

1. He related a conversation he had had with Senator Alan Simpson, the Republican from Wyoming, who was retiring.

"You know there's nothing wrong that Hillary and I did in Whitewater," Clinton told him.

"Of course," Simpson replied. "We all know there's nothing there. It was just politics. And it just got out of hand."

2. Chief Justice Rehnquist...had been chilly and inexpressive toward the president throughout the morning. He was grim while swearing in Clinton to his second term, with Hillary holding the Bible. Now Rehnquist turned to speak to him. "Good luck," he said. "You'll need it."

"They're going to screw you on the Paula Jones case," Hillary said.

3. "The Washington bureau was like an outpost of the American Spectator," an ABC News correspondent told me. "Dorrance was in constant touch with Tripp. He was calling the shots. He kept opposing views off the air and put views supportive of Starr on the air."

4. "I saw decisions made on moral grounds that had nothing to do with criminal grounds," [Sam] Dash told me. "They believed that someone was a bad person, a sinful person, who ought to be punished for it. They distorted their judgment. Ken allowed his personal concepts of morality to interfere with the role of a prosecutor."

5. Jackie Bennett, Starr's deputy, promulgated a cult of toughness. He and his closest allies called themselves the "Likud faction," after the hard-line, right-wing Israeli political party, and dubbed others who did not always share their unbending fervor "commie wimps."

6. "We don't want to leave stuff out because it will look like we are concealing or not giving them all of the facts," he said. The Washington Post's Bob Woodward described Starr saying this as he "folded his hands and rubbed them together." Starr added, "I don't think we can remove all of the F-words." In its detail and tone, Starr was truly the author of the Starr Report.

7. In 2002, DeLay preached to the First Baptist Church of Pearland, Texas, that God was using him to promote "a biblical worldview" in politics, and that he had pushed for Clinton's impeachment because the president held "the wrong worldview."

8. Democratic leader Dick Gephardt delivered a stem-winder: "We are now rapidly descending into a politics where life imitates farce, fratricide dominates our public debate, and America is held hostage to tactics of fear and smear." The Democrats stomped and cheered and wouldn't stop, as if they could forestall the inevitable....The president of the United States was impeached.

9. "Henry," said [Sen. Ted] Stevens, "I don't care if you prove he raped a woman and then stood up and shot her dead -- you are not going to get 67 votes." "The system doesn't work," Schippers muttered loudly.

10 When the videotape of Monica Lewinsky's testimony was played to the Senate on February 6, Senator Fred Thompson, Republican of Tennessee, walked out in disgust in the middle of Bryant's questions, muttering, "I can't take it anymore."


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1 posted on 05/14/2003 1:13:54 PM PDT by doggy in the window
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To: doggy in the window
Both Clintons should be hanged.
And so should most of their pets.
2 posted on 05/14/2003 1:18:16 PM PDT by the gillman@blacklagoon.com
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To: doggy in the window
Of course, Blumenthal has been proven to be a 100% liar on these matters, so why should we believe anything in his book?
3 posted on 05/14/2003 1:19:52 PM PDT by Rodney King (No, we can't all just get along.)
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To: doggy in the window
9. "Henry," said [Sen. Ted] Stevens, "I don't care if you prove he raped a woman and then stood up and shot her dead -- you are not going to get 67 votes." "The system doesn't work," Schippers muttered loudly.

Ya gotta love democrats..........

4 posted on 05/14/2003 1:21:40 PM PDT by b4its2late (Despite the high cost of living, have you noticed how it remains so popular?)
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To: Rodney King
doggy in the window
Since May 14, 2003

Welcome to FR, Sid.
5 posted on 05/14/2003 1:22:10 PM PDT by martin_fierro (A v v n c v l v s M a x i m v s)
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To: doggy in the window
WELCOME TO FREE REPUBLIC, SID!

YOUR BOOK WILL NEVER SELL.
6 posted on 05/14/2003 1:24:51 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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To: doggy in the window
Ah, doggy poop in the window. Here's a few questions:

1. If your daughter accused a politician of dropping his pants and trying to force oral sex, would you think it a "bad thing" and that she had a right to sue even if that politician became president?
2. If that same politician then lied under oath, would it be a crime in your mind?
3. Does the book mention Monica testifying that Clinton told her he was being blackmailed to allow a spy in the W.H. to keep spying?
4. Does it mention Clinton testifying under oath that he couldn't remember whether he had been offered illegal donations? Doesn't sound very bright for someone you libs believe has a 180 I.Q.

7 posted on 05/14/2003 1:26:09 PM PDT by techcor (Admin Moderator wannabe)
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To: doggy in the window
#8 - The time the Democrats walked out of the House.

Not unlike the losers walking out on Texas yesterday.
8 posted on 05/14/2003 1:26:25 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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To: doggy in the window
Welcome to FR.

Why should we believe Sid?

He lied to Anthony Lewis of the NYT about questions asked of him by Starr Grand Jury.

He lied to congress according to Christopher Hitchens, another lib.

More importantly, why should we do anything to promote a revenue stream at Salon, our favorite penny stock.

I'm certain this tome will join the others of clintonistas on the remainder racks in a few months. I'll read the choice tidbits while drinking a latte. And put it back on the rack.
9 posted on 05/14/2003 1:27:12 PM PDT by TC Rider (The United States Constitution © 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: doggy in the window
Trash is trash ... I don't support people who write trash!
10 posted on 05/14/2003 1:27:45 PM PDT by CyberAnt ( America - You Are The Greatest!!)
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To: doggy in the window
How much is that dogma innuendo?
11 posted on 05/14/2003 1:29:45 PM PDT by FReepaholic
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To: doggy in the window
Top one reason to read "The Clinton Wars":

It’s the last book on earth and your television’s broke.

12 posted on 05/14/2003 1:30:04 PM PDT by dead
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To: doggy in the window
BTW, I would recommend "Dereliction of Duty" by Lt Col Buzz Patterson. It picks up where Gary Aldridge's book leaves off.

Now here's a book that will curl your hair.
13 posted on 05/14/2003 1:30:18 PM PDT by TC Rider (The United States Constitution © 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: 4mycountry; Constitution Day; okchemyst

This one's easy.

;-)

14 posted on 05/14/2003 1:30:32 PM PDT by dighton (NLC™)
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To: dead
And you need to build a fire and take a cr@p?
15 posted on 05/14/2003 1:31:25 PM PDT by TC Rider (The United States Constitution © 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: doggy in the window
Sid, nice to see ya! You finally get through those FBI files yet?
16 posted on 05/14/2003 1:31:42 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: doggy in the window; dighton
Sigh.
This one is easy, but the other is more deserving (IMHO).


17 posted on 05/14/2003 1:35:19 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Billthedrill
"In a funny way I think Washington almost cherishes Sid Blumenthal. He's like Snape in Harry Potter, always lurking somewhere in the background, nursing his dark plots and conspiracies. Washington just wouldn't be Washington without old Sid."
- William Powers of The National Journal
18 posted on 05/14/2003 1:35:41 PM PDT by dead
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To: tscislaw
That's pretty good!
19 posted on 05/14/2003 1:36:14 PM PDT by Arkie2 (TSA ="Thousands standing around")
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To: doggy in the window
"Has that clinton "legacy" made you feel safer yet?"

Lest Americans ever forget why the clintons, and all their enablers need to be hectored, hounded, and harried into silence, until "clintonese is only spoken in Hell," look here:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/765080/posts
The Clinton Files
various links | 10-08-02 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/723210/posts
Liars-- and Sleaze, Incorporated... ( my files on the clintons and friends )
various links | 7-27-02 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/611951/posts
Hodgepodge O' Hillary
various links | 01-20-02 | backhoe
 
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/771000/posts
The Atomic Genie- what we have about North Korea's Nuclear program
various FR posts | 10-17-02 | The Heavy Equipment Guy

20 posted on 05/14/2003 1:36:27 PM PDT by backhoe (A nuke for every Kook ( NK, Iraq, Iran, Pak, India... )- what a Clinton "legacy...")
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21 posted on 05/14/2003 1:38:00 PM PDT by mhking
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22 posted on 05/14/2003 1:38:33 PM PDT by finnman69 (!)
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To: finnman69
The 3rd one down is awesome.
23 posted on 05/14/2003 1:43:35 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: doggy in the window
Hey Sid, do you still believe monica was a 'stalker'?
24 posted on 05/14/2003 1:43:45 PM PDT by scourge (You can always recognize a democrat, by the company he keeps.)
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To: tscislaw
That was pretty good! I'm going to have to try and remember that one.
25 posted on 05/14/2003 1:48:37 PM PDT by techcor (Admin Moderator wannabe)
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To: doggy in the window
In 2002, DeLay preached to the First Baptist Church of Pearland, Texas, that God was using him to promote "a biblical worldview" in politics, and that he had pushed for Clinton's impeachment because the president held "the wrong worldview."

I wasn't there, but I have a feeling that DeLay didn't say what is alleged here. It is clear that Clinton ahs the "wrong worldview" and that this lead to his eventual disgrace. But this makes it sound like DeLay was advocating making "false worldview" part of hte impeachment articles.

Blumenthal should thank Starr, not destroy him. Starr ignored much bigger fish in going after the Lewinsky matter.

26 posted on 05/14/2003 1:48:43 PM PDT by Zack Nguyen
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To: doggy in the window
ZOT happens.
27 posted on 05/14/2003 1:49:48 PM PDT by Destructor
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To: techcor
Where did you read #3? I have never heard that Lewnisky testified concerning a WH mole.
28 posted on 05/14/2003 1:52:44 PM PDT by Zack Nguyen
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To: doggy in the window
yuk!
29 posted on 05/14/2003 1:53:11 PM PDT by LiteKeeper
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To: doggy in the window
Hope I did this right!!
30 posted on 05/14/2003 1:55:30 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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To: mabelkitty
http://www.rathergood.com/punk_kittens/
31 posted on 05/14/2003 1:55:44 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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To: mabelkitty
http://www.rathergood.com/punk_kittens/
32 posted on 05/14/2003 1:55:47 PM PDT by mabelkitty
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To: dead
It’s the last book on earth and your television’s broke.

maybe its the last book on earth and I'm out of toilet paper.

33 posted on 05/14/2003 2:04:12 PM PDT by Texican72
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To: doggy in the window
From ZOT with love,


34 posted on 05/14/2003 2:08:10 PM PDT by scab4faa (Perfection is my direction! *Looks at a map* I think I'm going the wrong way...)
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To: doggy in the window
doggy in the window

Don't give doggies a bad name. I bite!

---

Flyer

35 posted on 05/14/2003 2:17:14 PM PDT by Flyer (© 1999 - 2003)
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To: doggy in the window
Sid Blumenthal makes the Old Grey Whore seem like a court stenographer.
36 posted on 05/14/2003 2:18:54 PM PDT by Petronski (I'm not always cranky.)
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To: Flyer; humblegunner
Now this is a case where we want ....

FRY DOG !!

37 posted on 05/14/2003 2:29:50 PM PDT by PetroniDE (Master (Sort of) of the Kitty Threads)
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To: Zack Nguyen
I'm having a little trouble finding the Lewinsky testimony but here is the link to an article concerning the subject. Gideon's Spies 
Guess I better review the actual testimony before saying she actually testified under oath that it happened. I first saw it on insightmagazine.com or newsmax.
38 posted on 05/14/2003 2:41:17 PM PDT by techcor (Admin Moderator wannabe)
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39 posted on 05/14/2003 2:58:24 PM PDT by Aquamarine
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To: doggy in the window
ZOT!!!!

40 posted on 05/14/2003 3:13:53 PM PDT by 4mycountry (You never notice how many ZOTs there are 'til you become a Viking Kittie.)
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To: b4its2late
9. "Henry," said [Sen. Ted] Stevens, "I don't care if you prove he raped a woman and then stood up and shot her dead -- you are not going to get 67 votes." "The system doesn't work," Schippers muttered loudly.

Ya gotta love democrats..........

Stevens is a Republican, sorry to say.

41 posted on 05/14/2003 3:15:47 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: doggy in the window
Howdy, Sid! So, can you refresh my memory and tell me just how you wound up paying Matt Drudge in order to make your frivolous and politically-motivated lawsuit against him go away? :)
43 posted on 05/14/2003 3:22:58 PM PDT by NYC GOP Chick (Clinton Legacy = 16-acre hole in the ground in lower Manhattan)
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To: Maceman
And that conversation has already been published -- in the book that David Schippers wrote a few years ago.
44 posted on 05/14/2003 3:24:01 PM PDT by NYC GOP Chick (Clinton Legacy = 16-acre hole in the ground in lower Manhattan)
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45 posted on 05/14/2003 3:28:23 PM PDT by ewing
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To: TC Rider
I can't wait to read that one!
46 posted on 05/14/2003 3:37:15 PM PDT by altura (Ha, ha, what a shame this site shows when everyone joined!)
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To: techcor
Thanks. If you find it, let us know. God bless.
47 posted on 05/14/2003 8:01:45 PM PDT by Zack Nguyen
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To: 4mycountry
I love those viking kittens.
48 posted on 05/14/2003 9:25:53 PM PDT by baseballfanjm (The Red Sox= 2003 World Champs, Pedro and Nomar= World Series MVPs, Me= forever hopeful)
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To: backhoe
BIG BUMP for the 'Clinton Legacy'
49 posted on 05/14/2003 9:36:52 PM PDT by F16Fighter (Democrats -- The Party of Stalin and Chiraq)
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To: F16Fighter
BIG BUMP for the 'Clinton Legacy'

See my tagline...

50 posted on 05/15/2003 12:31:55 AM PDT by backhoe (Has that Clinton "legacy" made you feel safer- yet?)
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