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Buddy Death Report Raises More Questions Than It Answers
1-4-02 | Mia T

Posted on 01/04/2002 8:14:18 AM PST by Mia T

Buddy Death Report Raises More Questions Than It Answers

By MIA T

 

 

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y., Jan. 4 -- The clinton-PR-machine-generated report of the death of Buddy, the impeached ex-president's chocolate Labrador, raises more questions than it answers. The report states: "Buddy playfully took after a contractor leaving the Clinton home about noon and was struck by a sport utility vehicle on Route 117 at the bottom of Old House Lane...Neither Mr. Clinton nor Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton were [sic] home at the time. The only comment they will make on the matter is by way of a statement issued by Mrs. Clinton's office: 'My best memory is that I did not have any involvement in that death.'"

The report fails to explain how Buddy was able to wrest from the strong arm of the Secret Service and negotiate the multimillion-dollar, taxpayer-financed retrofits that were installed to make the poorly located suburban house safe for the universally despised former first couple. The report also fails to include a timeline detailing the whereabouts of the clintons on the day of the death. The clinton report's indictment of a sport utility vehicle (SUV) has caused incipient whispers of a vast left-wing conspiracy and the ever-expanding list of dead adverse clinton witnesses to fill the Senate cloakroom.

 

 

Buddy was a 1997 'gift' from a 'benefactor' who subscribed to the notion: "If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog," particularly sage advice for a DC couple forever mired in scandal and antipathy. Whether Buddy also subscribed to that notion was questioned as recently as last January when he entangled himself in the impeached ex-president's legs, dropping clinton to the pavement; clinton insisted at the time that there was no malevolence involved, that they were simply playing a game of fetch. clinton refused to say who was doing the fetching. (see BILL & HILL & BUDDY & HELEN, Helen Thomas Syndrome: THE SYMPTOMS )

 

 

The White House reported that the clintons' first First Pet, Socks, a cat, "greeted the canine acquisition with a hiss previously reserved only for Ken Starr." Because Buddy remained Socks' nemesis throughout the clinton dog days, Socks was eventually exiled to Virginia, to the suburban home of Betty Currie, former clinton subornee and sex scheduler. At the time, clinton observed: "I made more progress in the Middle East than I did between Socks and Buddy." Retrospectively, it is clear that clinton's characterization was incorrect.

 

 

Buddy web sites quickly exploded in cyberspace. (Socks web sites, too, he would add.) Mrs. clinton, a long-time adherent of synergistic exploitation, "authored" an instant book about three groups favored for exploitation by the clintons: dogs, cats and children. "Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids' Letters to the First Pets" was published by the clintons' personal agitprop-and-money-laundering machine, Simon & Schuster. (see Is hillary clinton's $8M "book advance" a Peter-Principle artifact?)

Although Chappaqua locals share the national repugnance for the clintons, their feelings never spilled over to Buddy. "The big highlight for people was, 'I just saw Buddy,' never mind Mr. and Mrs. Clinton," said Christine Meyer, owner of Wags and Whiskers here.



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1 posted on 01/04/2002 8:14:18 AM PST by Mia T
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To: Mia T
Buddy Death Report Raises More Questions Than It Answers

Maybe for folks who don't have anything better to do with their time. Could we please refrain from making points with a dead dog?

2 posted on 01/04/2002 8:17:17 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: Mia T
It was a "revenge hit" engineered by the "homies" of Kathleen Willey's cats.
3 posted on 01/04/2002 8:17:33 AM PST by Poohbah
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To: Gail Wynand; looscannon; Lonesome in Massachussets; river rat; Freedom'sWorthIt; IVote2; Slyfox...
Q ERTY3 ping
4 posted on 01/04/2002 8:18:36 AM PST by Mia T
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To: Mia T
For God's sake, get a life.
5 posted on 01/04/2002 8:19:43 AM PST by apollo11
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To: Mia T
That dog's demise is making more news than real news is.
I guess, anything to keep the Clinton name in public view.
6 posted on 01/04/2002 8:21:43 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: apollo11; Mia T
Lighten up!

I had forgeten about that pic of Clinton falling down with the dog!

I want autopsy pictures!

7 posted on 01/04/2002 8:22:10 AM PST by Incorrigible
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To: Mia T
Very good and extremely funny. I especially like the sign welcoming you to the city. Funny! ROTFLOL!
8 posted on 01/04/2002 8:23:25 AM PST by carton253
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To: Mia T
Very funny.
9 posted on 01/04/2002 8:31:29 AM PST by jungleboy
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To: Mia T
My gosh! This story has more lives than your everday old cat!

Why don't they cover the Ron Brown murder instead?
For example. . .

Never forget the Ron Brown Crash [Repost]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/595144/posts

10 posted on 01/04/2002 8:41:32 AM PST by MeekOneGOP
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To: Mia T; Socks C.
Excellent one, Mia T.
11 posted on 01/04/2002 8:43:21 AM PST by Fred Mertz
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To: Mia T
Good article. That is the way the news should be written in a perfect universe.
12 posted on 01/04/2002 8:46:40 AM PST by OK
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To: Mia T
You are a very good writer. Enjoyed it.
13 posted on 01/04/2002 8:50:22 AM PST by Theresa
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To: apollo11
For God's sake, get a life.

Mia's posts are creative often funny, and remarkably insightful. Better than questions like "What is your favorite colored comb?"

15 posted on 01/04/2002 8:57:16 AM PST by yikes
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To: Mia T
Clintons' First Dog 'Zeke' Suffered Similar Death
16 posted on 01/04/2002 8:58:21 AM PST by classygreeneyedblonde
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To: Mia T
Hillary got the idea when she almost ran over that cop.
17 posted on 01/04/2002 9:01:07 AM PST by The Raven
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To: dirtboy
"Maybe for folks who don't have anything better to do with their time. Could we please refrain from making points with a dead dog?"

I am amazed at the shallowness of your perspective; not to mention lack of appreciation for the wit/wisdom and creativity of Mia T. . .and this piece is more than just hillarius!

. . .more suprised, given your considerations of 'time'. . . that you have nothing better to do with yours than to just respond so critically. . .

Free Republic is not just for pointy heads. . .or for what , how can I describe this. . . 'grimreaperfreepers', so to speak. . .which you sound like. . .

. . .or maybe it is just something you ate today. . .

p.s. Thanks Mia T. . .this was great. . .

18 posted on 01/04/2002 9:01:44 AM PST by cricket
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To: Mia T
Chappaqua has no leash laws? Oh, I almost forgot – the Clintons are above such things.
19 posted on 01/04/2002 9:02:52 AM PST by R. Scott
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To: yikes
...and remarkably insightful.

Good one, but you forgot to </sarcasm> so others would know it is a joke.

20 posted on 01/04/2002 9:03:52 AM PST by TankerKC
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To: Socks C.
FYI.
21 posted on 01/04/2002 9:04:27 AM PST by untenured
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To: Mia T
I liked the "Rapist Locator," altho another nice touch was this:

was published by the clintons' personal agitprop-and-money-laundering machine, Simon & Schuster

22 posted on 01/04/2002 9:06:07 AM PST by backhoe
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To: Mia T
Just like I believe Clinton sent himself Botulisim (sp??), I believe the Clintons killed Buddy.
23 posted on 01/04/2002 9:10:40 AM PST by bigjoesaddle
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To: Poohbah
It was a "revenge hit" engineered by the "homies" of Kathleen Willey's cats.

The path of the righteous dog is beset on all sides by the inequities of the selfish and the tyranny of evil cats. Blessed is he who in the name of charity and goodwill shepherds the canines through the valley of catness, for he is truly his littermate's keeper and the finder of lost pups. And the feline will strike down on thee with great vengence and furious anger, those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers, and you will know my name is The Cat when I lay my vengence upon thee.

(With apologies to God and Tarantino.)
25 posted on 01/04/2002 9:17:03 AM PST by Xenalyte
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To: MeeknMing
Because everyone's happy O'Ron the butler caught one to the head.
26 posted on 01/04/2002 9:25:56 AM PST by Leisler
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To: Mia T
good one, mia. you have great wit. i especially like the inclusion of the 'rapist locator'. too funny :)
27 posted on 01/04/2002 9:29:33 AM PST by christine
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To: Mia T
Where is the other Buddy, Buddy Young? Did Buddy do Buddy?
28 posted on 01/04/2002 9:30:01 AM PST by Leisler
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To: Mia T
ACTUALLY READ THE ARTICLE PEOPLE - this is SATIRE
29 posted on 01/04/2002 9:34:12 AM PST by Mr. K
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To: apollo11
For God's sake, get a life.

For heaven's sake, get a sense of humor.

And over yourself!

Dan

30 posted on 01/04/2002 9:41:16 AM PST by BibChr
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To: dirtboy
Too bad Harold Ickes, James Carville and Paul Bagala weren't walking Buddy; and they were the ones that were hit instead Buddy.
31 posted on 01/04/2002 10:20:48 AM PST by MotleyGirl70
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To: BibChr; Mia T
Another very clever "pun" read.

Also another example of the expendability of everything the family clinton touches.

He probably followed the construction man because he got 30 seconds of attention from him.
32 posted on 01/04/2002 10:30:47 AM PST by AKA Elena
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To: Xenalyte
very clever!
33 posted on 01/04/2002 10:32:23 AM PST by AKA Elena
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To: Mia T
a statement issued by Mrs. Clinton's office: 'My best memory is that I did not have any involvement in that death.'"

Obviously Mrs. C is trying to maintain her political viability with the animal rights crowd...hehehe

First Buddy thread I've read, Mia. Thanks for the chuckles.

34 posted on 01/04/2002 10:34:38 AM PST by be-baw
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To: Mia T
You crack me up! Another good thread Mia, thanks for the humor. I enjoy humor on Free Republic. Poor Buddy and Zeke. Both died the same way. Word to any dog out there: "Avoid the Clinton's!"
35 posted on 01/04/2002 10:40:14 AM PST by Teacup
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To: AKA Elena
He probably followed the construction man because he got 30 seconds of attention from him.

Youch! Sad, but too possible!

Dan

36 posted on 01/04/2002 10:41:55 AM PST by BibChr
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To: be-baw
a statement issued by Mrs. Clinton's office: 'My best memory is that I did not have any involvement in that death.'"

Perhaps they should have said.

In a statement issued by Mrs. Clinton's office: "I don't recall anyone named Buddy. My mind is Jello."

37 posted on 01/04/2002 10:44:12 AM PST by Teacup
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To: Mia T
SO we ended the year with Chelsea drunk and start the year with Buddy Dead. Both Dogs if you ask me!
38 posted on 01/04/2002 10:47:51 AM PST by TLBSHOW
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To: dirtboy
Sorry - I am confused.

Is Buddy really dead, or should this have been posted on a 'humor' thread?

39 posted on 01/04/2002 10:51:00 AM PST by Churchillspirit
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To: Churchillspirit
Buddy is really dead - he got hit by a car a couple of days ago.
40 posted on 01/04/2002 10:55:35 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: Mia T
Very good, thank you. Had to feel sorry for that dog- he needed a GOOD home with real people, not those two.
41 posted on 01/04/2002 11:03:47 AM PST by medic
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To: dirtboy
Thanks for the clarification.

Buddy was a beautiful dog. Sad.

42 posted on 01/04/2002 11:05:53 AM PST by Churchillspirit
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To: Churchillspirit

 

 

Buddy
1997-2002

43 posted on 01/04/2002 12:07:55 PM PST by Mia T
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To: Mia T
I read today -- I think in the Washington Times article on Buddy's death -- that Bill and Hillary were vacationing together in Acapulco at the time of the accident. Can that really be true?
44 posted on 01/04/2002 12:13:41 PM PST by aristeides
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To: aristeides

I read today -- I think in the Washington Times article on Buddy's death -- that Bill and Hillary were vacationing together in Acapulco at the time of the accident. Can that really be true?

44 posted on 1/4/02 1:13 PM Pacific by aristeides

 

 

If true, it evokes memories of another clinton mise-en-scene: a pair of middle-age-spread rubes fake-dancing on the beach just days before Monica-gate broke,

 


45 posted on 01/04/2002 1:04:07 PM PST by Mia T
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To: aristeides
I still have nightmares of the photo-op they had on the beach in Marthas Vineyard. Him in his hugh shorts and Panama hat, her in equally hugh one-piece whith those NFL size, cheesepocketed....It's dinner time, I won't go on.
46 posted on 01/04/2002 1:21:07 PM PST by Leisler
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To: Mia T
..."Tipper Gore, speaking yesterday afternoon through spokeswoman Sally Aman, said: "What happened is we've been having construction on the house and Coconut got out ..."

GORE'S BEST FRIEND?

Inside the Beltway has learned that D.C. animal-control authorities recently received an emergency call from a guard posted at an entrance gate outside Vice President Al Gore's mansion on Massachusetts Avenue.

The officer, apparently with the uniformed division of the Secret Service, told the authorities that a sick dog had been lingering around the vice president's property, and could they please send somebody out to pick up the pooch.

The animal-control people arrived and quickly determined that the dog, a poodle, required immediate emergency veterinary care.

According to our source, who works in veterinary medicine, the dog was suffering from "maggot infestation of the muscles, resulting from an open, untreated wound."

The dog, it turned out, belongs to the family of Vice President Al Gore.

The dog was transported to Friendship Animal Hospital in the District, a 24-hour facility that provides emergency care under director Dr. Peter Glassman.

"No, I have no comment," Dr. Glassman said when we contacted him yesterday.

Earlier, an employee in Dr. Glassman's office said the staff was under "strict order" not to discuss the case.

"I told my staff not to comment on anything that goes on here," Dr. Glassman said when we repeated the charge.

A D.C. animal-control official also confirmed our story earlier this week but said that agency is also "under a gag order." The employee said any official comment would have to come from Mary Healey, executive director of the Washington Humane Society.

Reached yesterday, Ms. Healey confirmed: "We had received a call to pick up a dog in the vicinity of the vice presidential property and we responded to the call. We located the dog; I believe it was a poodle . . . named Coconut. The dog was apparently injured in some way.

"Our normal procedure . . . is to transport such an animal to Friendship Animal Hospital, and that was the end of the road for us."

Ms. Healey said she didn't believe Coconut carried a name tag, but she confirmed that authorities were able to determine at the scene that the dog did have an owner and was not a stray.

Our initial source said the guard who reported the dog's condition to authorities "claims not to have realized the dog belonged to the Gores, but the animal-control people think he was just trying to get the suffering animal some help without jeopardizing his job."

Tipper Gore, speaking yesterday afternoon through spokeswoman Sally Aman, said: "What happened is we've been having construction on the house and Coconut got out, and was missing for a couple of days. It's an amazing dog. She's 16 years old. It had been outside the grounds and found its way home, and that's when it was discovered."

She said the dog, after its surgery, was nursed back to health by the Gore children.

It could not be determined whether the Gores had reported the dog missing.

47 posted on 01/04/2002 1:29:16 PM PST by Leisler
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To: Socks C.

48 posted on 01/04/2002 1:31:03 PM PST by sarcasm
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To: Mia T
Lovely dog; lovely picture. Thanks.
49 posted on 01/04/2002 2:37:32 PM PST by Churchillspirit
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To: Mia T
As usual, totally delightful. Please, Mia, never stop skewering the Adolescent Sociopath and his deatheating companion.
50 posted on 01/04/2002 3:16:42 PM PST by Urbane_Guerilla
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