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Hillary Clinton, citing her job, will skip DNC in Charlotte
charlotteobserver.com ^ | April 6, 2012 | Tim Funk

Posted on 04/06/2012 5:02:28 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

At the Democratic convention four years ago, her spirited speech helped unite the party behind Barack Obama. And four years from now, many Democrats hope she’ll be the White House nominee delegates rally around.

But as for the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte – Hillary Clinton won’t be coming.

This year, she’s secretary of State. And as the country’s chief diplomat, she’s expected to stay above all things partisan.

Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, will be at the DNC in Charlotte, his spokesman, Matt McKenna, confirmed Friday.

But various federal statutes and the State Department’s ethical guidelines will keep Secretary Clinton in Washington.

(Excerpt) Read more at charlotteobserver.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2012dncconvention; nc2012; nothanks; soshillary

1 posted on 04/06/2012 5:02:35 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

wow, that’s one heavyweight dis.


2 posted on 04/06/2012 5:25:43 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (I think in about 5 - no, 4 - years I'll have had enough.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“And as the country’s chief diplomat, she’s expected to stay above all things partisan.”

It used to be that way for US Supreme Court Justices too.


3 posted on 04/06/2012 5:28:12 PM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Not to worry, she has several million proxies.


4 posted on 04/06/2012 5:28:41 PM PDT by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ethics boundaries. Wow is that something she learned at the Rose Law firm? or perhaps she can’t remember where she put her DNC invitation.


5 posted on 04/06/2012 5:30:36 PM PDT by rod1
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To: Free ThinkerNY
"Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, will be at the DNC in Charlotte, his spokesman, Matt McKenna, confirmed Friday."

Where sooner or later will ask Obama to get him another cup of coffee . . . LoL!

6 posted on 04/06/2012 5:31:09 PM PDT by ArchAngel1983 (Arch Angel- on guard / Wenn Sie etwas sehen, sagen Sie etwas!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hillary! will be waiting in the wings.

You see, the fix is in. By the time the Convention rolls around, Obama is going to be heading for certain defeat, and it will be clear that if he is on the ticket in November, the Democrats down the ticket will get a drubbing of legendary proportions.

So the Donks are going to pull a Torricelli Switch.

Named after former Senator Robert Torrielli if New Jersey. The way it works is you wait until after the filing deadlines for the fall elections have passed, and then the candidate drops out. You spend the next three weeks in court, fighting against the eeeeevil Republicans, who want ot keep the Democrat off the ballot. Then you name your candidate around October 1, and she wins in a sprint to the finish.

That replacement will be Hillary Clinton, and she will win in November.

But in order for this to happen, Hillary! must be nowhere near Obama when he falls. She will probably be in Mongolia or someplace equally remote when it all goes down.

7 posted on 04/06/2012 5:33:03 PM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Is she thinking of her one QUIET statement:

I am sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and you disagree with this administration somehow you're not patriotic. We should stand up and say we are Americans and we have a right to debate and disagree with any administration.

8 posted on 04/06/2012 5:37:21 PM PDT by Mark (Don't argue with my posts. I typed while under sniper fire..)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

9 posted on 04/06/2012 5:37:21 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (I think in about 5 - no, 4 - years I'll have had enough.)
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To: Haiku Guy

Must say I agree with your analysis!!! Obama is going down big time.....and if the Democrat Party does not ditch him, it will go down to a devastating political defeat!!!

But.....the real pain will be felt by American Blacks, rightly or wrongly for many years to come!!! Sorry to say......these folks will be adrift at sea for decades to come, for falling in lock-step with the would be , destroyer of America, Barack Hussein Obama. The only thing that will save them is to broom Obama into and down the toilet flush to forever obscurity, where he rightfully belongs!!!

Bill Clinton will lead the disposal of BHO with glee and revenge.....and.....wife Hillary Clinton will have center stage all to herself!!! Notice how Bill Clinton has distanced himself from radioactive Obama!!! A plan is afoot, and....it is alive and well in the hearts and heads of many Democrats.


10 posted on 04/06/2012 5:44:25 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy POTUS Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

She is going to rest up and have plastic surgery.


11 posted on 04/06/2012 5:56:53 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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Prediction: Hillary vs Palin in 2012. Both conventions will implode.


12 posted on 04/06/2012 6:03:14 PM PDT by VastRWCon (The Middle Class is the Tea Party)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You have to admit Hillery! is the consumate pol and
she knows enough not to be caught anywhere near this
stinking carcass.


13 posted on 04/06/2012 6:04:35 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: tumblindice

I seem to recall she just dissed the GOP field to foreigners, which is worse than partisan, IMO.


14 posted on 04/06/2012 6:09:13 PM PDT by PghBaldy (Obama is afraid if he needs to start a fight with Catholics. He's losing the women's vote!!!)
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To: PghBaldy
Here's an example from last year (I swear there is another case much more recently):

Clinton then turned to U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker and mocked Cain. “The president was saying he saw a news clip about how Mr. Cain had said, ‘I don’t even know the names of all these presidents of all these countries,’ you know, like, whatever,” she said, mimicking the candidate dismissively. “That wasn’t right, but anyway, that’s how politics are,” Karzai said diplomatically.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2011/10/hillary-clinton-mocks-herman-cain/

15 posted on 04/06/2012 6:12:37 PM PDT by PghBaldy (Obama is afraid if he needs to start a fight with Catholics. He's losing the women's vote!!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well she can’t help destroy Israel and be at some schmeely DNC function at the same time!!!


16 posted on 04/06/2012 6:22:48 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. " -Jesus)
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To: VastRWCon

Prediction: Hillary vs Palin in 2012. Both conventions will implode.
++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Reminds me of the media heads exploding in the early 90’s (right before the strike) on the concept of a Toronto Bluejays vs. Montreal Expos World Series.


17 posted on 04/06/2012 6:30:33 PM PDT by ak267
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To: Haiku Guy
Hillary! will be waiting in the wings. You see, the fix is in...

Yep.

18 posted on 04/06/2012 6:31:54 PM PDT by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Prediction: Osambo vs Bishop in 2012. Both conventions will be snoozers.


19 posted on 04/06/2012 6:32:25 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: VastRWCon
Prediction: Hillary vs Palin in 2012. Both conventions will implode.

Yep.

20 posted on 04/06/2012 6:33:12 PM PDT by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: freekitty
She is going to rest up and have plastic surgery.

You forgot...

Lyposuction, Dental Work, and Personal Trainer. She will look "Fresh" for 2016...

21 posted on 04/06/2012 6:40:13 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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Folks...keep your TV OFF during the DNC in Charlotte..
I plan on it...kill their ratings...
follow on internet if you must, but keep the TV OFF...
22 posted on 04/06/2012 6:42:40 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
This Hillary! will be away is the second data point.

The first is that the Democrat National Convention is being held after the ballot filing deadline for several states.

It is a necessary component of the Torricellin Switch that there be a weeks-long fight over ballot access. This clears the memory of the old, loser candidate, and provides a clean slate for the new candidate. Plus a nasty fight going all the way to the Supreme Court will provide all the distraction the Democrats need.

Can you imagine the wailing as the eeeeevil Republicans try to use the Supreme Court to steal another election, just like Florida 2000? God, what a setup!

The proper response for the RNC is to be prepared for this move, to telegraph it in the weeks leading up to the Democrat National Convention, and to offer absolutely no objection to putting Hillary! on the ballot.

If the possibility is floated before the Democrat Convention, the people will feel like they are being played. People don't like that...

23 posted on 04/06/2012 6:43:28 PM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
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24 posted on 04/06/2012 6:44:20 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Big time dis! Good God,it’s not as if she shuttling around the world,a la Henry Kissinger,trying to find a way to counter Iran’s nuclear weapons program or anything.


25 posted on 04/06/2012 6:55:38 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President To Have Served In My Lifetime.)
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To: haircutter
Folks...keep your TV OFF during the DNC in Charlotte..

Sounds good to me.If I wanted to know what's going on there I'll just break out my copy of Mao's Little Red Book or Rules For Radicals.

26 posted on 04/06/2012 6:58:37 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President To Have Served In My Lifetime.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ve got so much contempt for Obama that I think Hillary would be a step up.


27 posted on 04/06/2012 6:59:40 PM PDT by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: taildragger

LOL they are going to suck the fat right out of her.


28 posted on 04/06/2012 8:39:51 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: freekitty
"LOL they are going to suck the fat right out of her."

But then her head would collapse.

29 posted on 04/06/2012 8:43:03 PM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: 2111USMC
I’ve got so much contempt for Obama that I think Hillary would be a step up.

Then you need to start drinking.

Or stop.

30 posted on 04/06/2012 9:49:32 PM PDT by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This could be a headfake...

look for hillary to replace plugs on the ticket.


31 posted on 04/06/2012 9:50:06 PM PDT by proudpapa
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To: Haiku Guy

We have a winner!


32 posted on 04/06/2012 11:18:49 PM PDT by justrepublican (Screaming like a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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To: Haiku Guy

We have a winner!


33 posted on 04/06/2012 11:19:06 PM PDT by justrepublican (Screaming like a "Vexatious requester" at a Wellstone memorial...........)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yeah right! She doesn’t want to be asked to say something she would be forced to explain later on.


34 posted on 04/07/2012 5:02:11 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX; Talisker; justrepublican

Question: Why pick a fight over Trayvon Martin? The Democrats have the Black Vote in the bag. The Black Vote will go monolithically for Obama, and this thing is hurting him with Whites and Hispanics.

Answer: if Obama is not the nominee, the Democrats are going to need to shore up this voting bloc all they can. The fix is in. The Torricelli Switch is coming. Picking a fight here is just preparation.


35 posted on 04/07/2012 6:08:42 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX; Talisker; justrepublican

Question: Why pick a fight with the Supreme Court? Sure, he is going to lose Obamacare. But this personal attack just makes him look petty and stupid.

Answer: He is preparing for the big ballot access fight after the Torricelli Switch. Notice how people were bringing up Florida 2000. He’s working the refs and setting the story that the Supremes have it in for him personally and the Democrats in general.


36 posted on 04/07/2012 6:18:33 AM PDT by Haiku Guy ("The problem with Internet Quotes is that you never know if they are real" -- Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Huskrrrr
old picture of Hillary...you have to get the latest with her long hair...she thinks she is 30 again!!! lol

she is aging as happens to us all but some age better than others and she is not doing so well..JMO

37 posted on 04/07/2012 8:32:09 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: Flag_This

LOL. Her head is to big anyway.


38 posted on 04/07/2012 9:13:51 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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