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LAURA BUSH SAYS HILLARY KEPT BAD HOUSE; WEST WING DECORATIONS WERE GAUDY, OUTDATED
Drudge Report ^ | April 2, 2006

Posted on 04/02/2006 4:21:23 PM PDT by RWR8189

Edited on 04/02/2006 4:48:26 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX APRIL 02, 2006 19:02:31 ET XXXXX

LAURA BUSH SAYS HILLARY KEPT BAD HOUSE; WEST WING DECORATIONS WERE GAUDY, OUTDATED

First Lady Laura Bush believes Hillary Clinton did not keep good house during her time as first lady, a new book will charge.

Ron Kessler, a former investigative reporter for the WASHINGTON POST and the WALL STREET JOURNAL, is set to unleash his account of Laura Bush.

On December 18, 2000, just after the Supreme Court ruled on the election, Hillary Clinton gave Laura Bush a tour of the White House. The incoming-First Lady was dismayed at what she saw: Not only were carpets and furnishings fraying and in disrepair in the West Wing and public areas, the Oval Office was done in loud colors—red, blue, and gold! The East Wing was cut up into small offices and had exposed electrical conduits. Many of the furnishings looked dated.

Laura Bush noted how the Lincoln Bedroom looked worn out.

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Laura was appalled at the way the Clintons left the White House and Hillary Clinton's gaudy, outdated taste in decorating, reveals the new book, LAURA BUSH: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT.

The book, which will be published by DOUBLEDAY on Tuesday,
is the only book to be written about Laura Bush with White House cooperation.

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Elsewhere in AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT: After NEWSWEEK ran a Periscope item claiming the U.S. military had flushed a Koran down a toilet, leading to rioting, Laura ordered: "I don't want NEWSWEEK around the house!"

Laura Bush became so disgusted with the media and their war against her husband that at one point, she told her public relations person Noelia Rodriguez she did not want to do any more media interviews. After about a month, she slowly resumed talking to the press.

A close friend of Laura's, Pamela Nelson, asks Laura how she's doing. Laura replies, "Well, it's the Kitty Kelly book and Dan Rather this week..."

Nancy Weiss, a Bush family intimate, told Kessler, "She torments herself by reading the WASHINGTON POST and the NEW YORK TIMES, " and added, "A Texas Monthly article (based on a book by a Washington Post reporter ) said she is a 'bad mom.' She handles it calmly but I can tell things like that do upset her."

Developing...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: breakinghard; drudge; godblesslaurabush; hidabeast; hildabeast; hildamonster; hilunfitforanything; hitllery; laurabush; thunderthighs; trailerparktrash
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To: tinamina

I remember watching TV the day the Clintons gave the Bushs that tour. I will never forget Hillary greeting Laura like she was her long lost best friend when I knew that inside Hillary was filled with hatred. I thought at the time "We will really have to watch this woman. She is one of the best actresses I have ever seen." Of course we don't know what went on in private, but I thought it was an extraordinary performance.


Hillary was probably thinking OK Laura, don't forget our plan for 8 years from now. You will be showing me the house again. Yes, Laura I know I promised not to interfer in the 2004 election and YES I will make sure that Bill keeps his big mouth shut. Boy Laura I am so glad that we made this deal. Don't forget that after W gets reelected, we made the deal that he will start making strange decisions. Oh this is going to be the perfect plan. Laura you are brilliant now lets go tell our husbands, they will love it since they are so close you know.


201 posted on 04/03/2006 3:06:29 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: RWR8189

This doesn't match Mrs. Bush's MO.


202 posted on 04/03/2006 3:11:09 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine's brother (Crush Code Pink, see them driven before you and hear the lamentation of the womyn)
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To: RWR8189
Gotta like that picture of Laura and The Beast on Drudge.

Laura is so fine.

203 posted on 04/03/2006 3:34:14 AM PDT by beyond the sea (Claire De Lune ........ 1862)
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To: Howlin

Thanks, Howlin, for posting that picture and reminding everyone just how dishonorable, undignified and classless the Clintons and their friends are.


204 posted on 04/03/2006 4:04:52 AM PDT by demkicker (democrats and terrorists are familiar bedfellows)
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To: xcamel

"...the Sludge Report"?

Call Matt Drudge what you will...I believe it was the CLINTONS who first used the expression "sludge report". It was Matt Drudge who first reported about the 'blue dress' and the stain.

I know some of Laura Welch Bush's friends and relatives. She is ONE class act. Please never get Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton confused. They are both intelligent women, but we all understand the difference in class and trailer trash.


205 posted on 04/03/2006 4:16:44 AM PDT by Maria S
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To: RWR8189
Hillry was not there for the housekeeping she was CO-president. She was very, very, very busy building WALLS.

Would not surprise me if the budget for upkeep of the WhiteHouse was used on Hillry's queenly worldly travels.
206 posted on 04/03/2006 4:25:23 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: RWR8189
Hey, we can't blame the smartest woman in the world for havnig no fasion sense. She was too busy baking cookies and standing by her man.

Seriously, I remember when Reagan took over in 81 and the stories came out concerning the condition of the Carter White House. White trash is white trash.

207 posted on 04/03/2006 4:25:23 AM PDT by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: Miss Marple

Was she (Catherine Cornelius) the Arkansas bimbo hired by Hillary to a governor's mansion (statepaid job) offcial position who ended up being Chelsea's "nanny" for 6 years?


208 posted on 04/03/2006 4:25:38 AM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but Hillary's ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
I honestly can't remember. I know there was a "nanny" but I don't know if Cornelius was the one.

I didn't think that we would be talking about the Arkansas mafia six years after they left office!

209 posted on 04/03/2006 4:30:05 AM PDT by Miss Marple (Lord, please look after Mozart Lover's and Jemian's sons and keep them strong.)
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To: RWR8189
If Hitlery runs for President in '08, it wouldn't surprise me in the least if some ex-Secret Service types do a "Swift Boat" type expose of the Clintoons' years in the White House.
According to all the reports I've read Hitlery was especially detested by her security and career staffers for her arrogance and behavior toward the "little people".
210 posted on 04/03/2006 4:51:20 AM PDT by finnigan2
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To: Miss Marple

Rereading those early investigative reports last night was a blast! Didn't we have fun! 'Pity the pictures of our finds are now lost, but to use a now all too familiar phrase....they're SEARED into our memory banks. LOL.


211 posted on 04/03/2006 4:53:43 AM PDT by Carolinamom (I don't believe in a government that protects us from ourselves. ---Ronald Reagan)
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To: Maria S
What part of "clue" do you not have?

My comment had nothing to do with Laura, and everything to do with Matt Drudge getting to be worse than the National Enquirer

212 posted on 04/03/2006 5:16:52 AM PDT by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: Interesting Times

Except for the one where the eyes no longer lit up.


213 posted on 04/03/2006 5:21:23 AM PDT by rock58seg (Republicans on ports,As funny as Democrats pretending to know about Natl Security and quail hunting.)
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To: RWR8189

Maybe the good stuff was already in the van traveling up to Chappaqua (sp?).


214 posted on 04/03/2006 6:24:48 AM PDT by Alissa
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To: RWR8189
Well I don't know about the decor, but I do recall from the book Unlimited Access that Hillary had a rather odd taste in Christmas Ornaments.
215 posted on 04/03/2006 6:27:15 AM PDT by mware (army of amateurs" free to cherry-pick)
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To: Tall_Texan

What do you expect... when the head of the family is a sink-jerker.


216 posted on 04/03/2006 6:33:11 AM PDT by johnny7 (ďNah, I ainít Jewish, I just donít dig on swine, thatís all.Ē)
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To: kcvl

Saddest part. They think they have class! LOLOL.....more like tacky tacky tacky trash.


217 posted on 04/03/2006 6:36:37 AM PDT by OldFriend (AMERICA WOULD NOT BE THE LAND OF THE FREE IF IT WERE NOT ALSO THE HOME OF THE BRAVE)
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To: RWR8189
Laura Bush noted how the Lincoln Bedroom looked worn out.

LOL

218 posted on 04/03/2006 6:41:01 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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Comment #219 Removed by Moderator

To: RWR8189; freema; yoe; YaYa123; Republic; Zacs Mom; hummingbird; PGalt; jla; Brian Allen; ...
It's all in the name: 'Kaki' Hockersmith, (missus clinton's White House decorator and fellow Arkansan), is at once allusion and alliteration ('tacky' being the least scatological possibility).

Worth noting: hillary's decorating is no more risible, unsubtle or corrupt than her politics.


220 posted on 04/03/2006 7:22:47 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: All




COPYRIGHT MIA T 2006


221 posted on 04/03/2006 7:29:33 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Just mythoughts

According to a source close to the clintons who is an acquaintance of mine, hillary had the nasty habit of pilfering from the drapery fund. (See the text in graphic in post 220.) The endpoint of all this pilfering, of course, was her final (we hope) stash-laden exit.


222 posted on 04/03/2006 8:02:00 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: RWR8189

SMACK!


223 posted on 04/03/2006 8:04:11 AM PDT by Constitution Day (Comicalness Don't Win No Medals)
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To: Mia T

Would not surprise me one bit, the woman believes she is owed and owed by everyone on this planet.

She has demonstrated time and again she will take whatever is her hearts desire, and will use anything and everything even "Jesus" to get what she desires.


224 posted on 04/03/2006 8:34:28 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Howlin

Markie Post and who?


225 posted on 04/03/2006 8:55:53 AM PDT by PeoplesRepublicOfWashington (Manifest Destiny, Chapter 2: Move our southern border further south.)
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To: PeoplesRepublicOfWashington
Linda Bloodworth Thomasson, wife of Harry, FOB, producers of Designing Women and Evening Shade.
226 posted on 04/03/2006 8:58:32 AM PDT by Howlin
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To: RWR8189
Laura Bush noted how the Lincoln Bedroom looked worn out.

Well Duhh, how many people did the toons rent it out to? Probably looked like a bad motel 6.

227 posted on 04/03/2006 9:31:14 AM PDT by WhirlwindAttack (It's time to start the revolution, take no prisoners)
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To: Just mythoughts
Would not surprise me one bit, the woman believes she is owed and owed by everyone on this planet.

She has demonstrated time and again she will take whatever is her hearts desire,
and will use anything and everything even "Jesus" to get what she desires.--
Just mythoughts

 

Indeed!

HILLARY DOES JESUS
"FURTHER EVIDENCE WHY SHE IS ONE OF THE MOST DESPICABLE POLITICIANS OUT THERE RIGHT NOW"


by Mia T, 3.26.06



ARTICLE


228 posted on 04/03/2006 10:01:46 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T
HMMMMMmmmm gives me a shiver. She is well advised upon the method of fake martyrdom. A spiritual whore.
229 posted on 04/03/2006 10:10:49 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Just mythoughts

bump. Planning a post on this....


230 posted on 04/03/2006 10:13:14 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: RWR8189
When I was in college, every liberal I knew lived in a self-made dump.

It was almost like a badge of honor with them.

231 posted on 04/03/2006 10:17:14 AM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: RWR8189

What nonsense ! Unlike the most immediate former WH resident, our lovely first lady is always gracious and kind. It would surprise me greatly if she ever gives anyone in the previous administration a moments thought much less discuss them with some silly gossip. Moreover, saying Hillary kept a bad house and the West Wing was gaudy was apparent to everyone and Laura Bush is a smart, articulate woman who doesn't restate the obvious.


232 posted on 04/03/2006 11:03:23 AM PDT by Darlin'
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To: RWR8189

Bookmark


233 posted on 04/03/2006 11:04:39 AM PDT by defconw (Proud Member of the Bucket Brigade! Yes I am a Bushbot, so what of it?)
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To: Lx
So I take it Laura took down the velvet Elvis and the dogs playing poker painting?

Also the talking Bass hanging on the wall and the toilet turned into a planter out front.

234 posted on 04/03/2006 11:08:07 AM PDT by TexanToTheCore (Rock the pews, Baby)
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To: RWR8189

She kept such a sloppy house that it was over a year before she could find the Rose Law Firm Billing records.


235 posted on 04/03/2006 11:12:27 AM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: RWR8189

When Carter was in the White House, the story was how dirty the Carters were, when the White House staff reported even cleaning up dirty tissues under the bed.


236 posted on 04/03/2006 1:36:45 PM PDT by TommyDale
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To: Miss Marple

People need a good scolding. I'm getting tired seeing Bush being Bash like a rag doll.

Where's the decorum? I thought we treated Bill Clinton bad but we just made fun of him. The Bush Bashers are real malicious.

Time for Laura to bring out the big guns and let them have it....in a polite Southern way.


237 posted on 04/03/2006 3:22:15 PM PDT by Milligan
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To: TexasTransplant
Thanks for the kudos. If you are ever in Wilmington, NC you can buy me a V.O. on the rocks. :)
238 posted on 04/03/2006 3:46:55 PM PDT by SunTzuWu (Hans Delbruck - Scientist and Saint.)
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To: SunTzuWu

It would be my Pleasure!

If you are ever in Corpus Christi it will be Bush (Busch) Beer but we will make up for high class VO Highballs with massive quantities and the requisite BBQ.

TT


239 posted on 04/03/2006 4:07:55 PM PDT by TexasTransplant (NEMO ME IMPUNE LACESSET)
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To: kittymyrib

missus clinton's White House decorator bump


240 posted on 04/04/2006 6:14:49 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: stm; Howlin

The White House Booty

 

Letters .. thanked Lee and Joy Ficks for their 1993 donation of a kitchen set to the White House. Joy Ficks said she was surprised to hear the Clintons are keeping the kitchen set as a personal gift.

White House Gifts List

 

 

• $19,900 two sofas, an easy chair and an ottoman from Steve Mittman,

New York.

 

• $3,650 kitchen table and four chairs from Lee Ficks, Cincinnati.

 

• $2,843 sofa from Brad Noe, High Point, N.C.

 

• $1,170 lamps from Stuart Schiller, Hialeah, Fla.

 

• $1,000 needlepoint rug from David Martinous, Little Rock.

 

Following are gifts the Clintons received in 2000 and are paying for:

 

• $9,433 china cabinet, chandelier and a copy of President Lincoln's

Cooper Union speech from Walter and Selma Kaye, New York.

 

• $7,375 two coffee tables and two chairs from Denise Rich, New York.

 

• $7,000 dining room table, server and golf club from Mr. and Mrs. Ron

Dozoretz, Washington.

 

• $6,282 two carpets from Glen Eden Carpets, Calhoun, Ga.

 

• $5,000 rug from Martin Patrick Evans, Chicago.

 

• $5,000 china from Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brandt, Winnetka, Ill.

 

• $4,994 flatware from Ghada Irani, Los Angeles.

 

• $4,992 china from Iris Cantor, New York.

 

• $4,967 flatware, Edith Wasserman, Beverly Hills, Calif.

 

• $4,967 flatware, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Pynoos, Beverly Hills, Calif.

 

• $4,787 china from Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson, Los Angeles.

 

• $4,920 china from Mr. and Mrs. Steven Spielberg, Universal City,

Calif.

 

• $3,000 painting from Joan Tumpson, Miami.

 

• $2,993 televisions and DVD player from Paul Goldenberg, La Habra,

Calif.

 

• $2,400 dining room chairs from Arthur Athis, Los Angeles.

 

• $2,110 china and jacket from Jill and Ken Iscol, Pound Ridge, N.Y.

 

• $1,588 flatware from Myra Greenspun, Green Valley, Nev.

 

• $595 pantsuit and sweater, Margaret O'Leary, San Francisco.

 

• $524 golf driver and golf balls from Richard Helmstetter, Carlsbad,

Calif.

 

• $500 antique book on George Washington, Mr. and Mrs. Bud Yorkin, Los

Angeles.

 

• $499 golf driver from Ely Callaway, Carlsbad, Calif.

 

• $450 leather jacket from Vin Gupta, Omaha.

 

• $350 golf driver, Jack Nicholson, Beverly Hills, Calif.

 

• $350 framed tapestry, Mr. and Mrs. Vo Viet Thanh, Vietnam.

 

• $340 two sweaters from Robin Carnahan and Nina Canci, St. Louis.

 

• $300 flatware from Colette D'Etremont, New Brunswick, Canada.

 

• $300 painting of Buddy, Brian B. Ready, Chappaqua, N.Y.


 


241 posted on 04/04/2006 6:21:21 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: TexasTransplant; Lancey Howard
WRITTEN IN STONE: AN ARCHITECT DEFINES THE CLINTONS
242 posted on 04/04/2006 6:27:33 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: kcvl
excellent. bump.
"It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that's pretty important." 

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT?
clinton legacy of lynching update
by Mia T, 7.23.05


Ironically, the logic of this pronouncement by Martin Luther King would, in short order, be refuted by the reality of his own lynching. King's hope was misplaced and his reasoning was circular. The resultant rule of law relied on by King presumed an adherence to the rule of law in the first instance.

Adherence to the rule of law
is not something normally associated with the clintons. Moreover, racial and ethnic disrespect, intimidation, exploitation and hate have always been a fundamental clinton tactic and the reflexive use the "N"-word and other racial and ethnic slurs, an essential element in the clinton lexicon. When the "first black president" and his wife ran Arkansas, the NAACP sued them for intimidating black voters at the polls.

The Curious Candidacy of Carol Moseley Braun:
an Extension of clinton
drag and drop and legacy of lynching
by Mia T, 2.20.03

 THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT?
clinton legacy of lynching update

READ MORE

 

243 posted on 04/04/2006 6:42:01 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mo1
According to some,
hillary's biggest problem isn't her baggage or her repulsiveness.
It's that she's 'old news.'

Boston libs are said to agree with this.
The young reporter in
this video agrees, also.

I dunno. IMO, her repulsiveness is an irreparable nonstarter....
'HIATUS' FOR HILLARY?

by Mia T, 02.02.06

READ MORE

244 posted on 04/04/2006 7:30:21 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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