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  • Bill Clinton: Why yes, the media did favor Obama over Hillary three years ago

    12/20/2011 6:49:21 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 19 replies
    Hot Air ^ | DECEMBER 20, 2011 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via Fox News Insider, this clip shouldn’t be as gratifying as it is. Surely no one needs Bill Clinton to tell them that the press was neck-deep in the tank for The Unicorn Prince in 2008. But it is gratifying, partly because of the hint of lingering resentment in Clinton’s reaction and partly because of the extra little shadow of illegitimacy it casts on Obama’s victory. It’s no secret that BJ didn’t think much of O during the campaign — remember this infamous exchange he reportedly had with Ted Kennedy? — but to see him acknowledge this when we’re on...
  • SEIU Agenda:Fred Hicks of Local 1199 opens the 2008 Convention

    08/10/2009 1:45:20 PM PDT · by Beloved Levinite · 12 replies · 556+ views
    YouTube ^ | June 2, 2008 | Fred Hicks - SETU
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  • Hillary warned there'd be days like this

    04/08/2009 5:18:55 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 31 replies · 829+ views
    My Way News ^ | April 9, 2009 | STEVEN R. HURST
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton said there would be days - and nights - like this. For the second time in four days and with less than three months in office, President Barack Obama has received the "3 a.m. phone call" that Clinton warned about. In their bitter presidential contest, Clinton suggested that her young rival was not ready for a national security crisis. His tests are coming early: first from the borderline rogue government in North Korea, then from stateless bandits preying on shipping lanes off the East African coast.
  • Hillary Loses Nomination Dow 12,604 - Today Dow 7,343. (Hope & Change)

    02/20/2009 9:53:56 AM PST · by Frantzie · 26 replies · 918+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2-20-2009 | Frantzie
    Back when Sen. Hillary Clinton was just starting her campaign, top aides and advisers had a ready answer when asked if she could win the presidency.
  • The "crash" officially began when Obama won the Democratic Nomination

    02/17/2009 1:37:47 PM PST · by jay1949 · 13 replies · 1,224+ views
    American Sentinel ^ | Fbruary 17, 2009 | TWP
    Next time you hear a Democratic talking head spouting the usual blame on Bush regarding the current economic crisis, remember that the stock market crash started once Wall Street realized Obama could actually become President.
  • Hillary Clinton: Charity Case

    01/05/2009 8:06:32 AM PST · by lewisglad · 13 replies · 633+ views
    Commentary Magazine ^ | 01.05.2009 - 8:12 AM | Abe Greenwald
    Charity concerts used to be organized to raise money for starving children. But no more. On January 15, Bon Jovi is headlining a concert in New York City to raise money for our next Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. Senator Clinton and her husband, who collectively made over $109 million in the past seven years, will be on-site to pose for pictures with concert attendees paying $1000 and up. Hillary’s failed presidential campaign is still in debt to the tune of $6 million and she needs a bailout. But seeing as she’s already loaned her campaign around $6 million, you...
  • New Yorker of the Year: Hillary Clinton proved a woman of resolve and class [Barf Alert!]

    01/01/2009 9:48:35 AM PST · by melt · 24 replies · 614+ views
    nydailynews.com ^ | 12/31/08 | nydailynews.com
    The most powerful woman in the world. So Hillary Clinton will become with the dawn of a new White House. Madam Secretary of State. A strong hand in a velvet glove, extended to the globe on behalf of the most anticipated presidency in generations. Short of Barack Obama, no American today­ has a greater opportunity to shape international history than does New York’s departing ­junior U.S. senator. And, short of Barack Obama, no American played a greater role last year in influencing the choice of the 44th President of the United States. Clinton galvanized 18 million voters and made her...
  • Did Operation Chaos Elect Obama?

    12/12/2008 7:38:25 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 105 replies · 2,550+ views
    American Spectator ^ | 12.12.08 @ 9:46AM | By Philip Klein
    Obama campaign manager David Plouffe reflects in an interview: "We went through as rigorous a primary as we've ever seen in our country's history, I think, and there's no doubt that made us a stronger general election candidate. A lot of our dirty laundry was aired, and we had practice in testing a campaign...because we had been through 54 primaries and caucuses, and run the gauntlet. McCain hadn't done that."
  • Clinton campaign continued after backing Obama

    11/24/2008 5:45:03 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 17 replies · 1,180+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 25 November 2008 | Jim McElhatton
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's team has told the Federal Election Commission that she continued her campaign even after endorsing Democratic presidential rival Barack Obama on June 7, a claim that lets her transfer millions of dollars from her presidential bid to her Senate campaign. The former first lady made the $6.4 million transfer from her White House campaign, which remains more than $7 million in debt, to Friends of Hillary on Aug. 28. That date would fall outside the legal deadline for making such a move if her campaign were to have ended June 7. Her campaign treasurer told federal...
  • ACLU wants probe into police-staged DNC protest

    11/09/2008 12:34:20 PM PST · by BGHater · 9 replies · 294+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | 09 Nov 2008 | Felisa Cardona
    When a Jefferson County deputy unleashed pepper spray at unruly protesters on the first night of the Democratic National Convention, he did not know that his targets were undercover Denver police officers. Now the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is questioning whether that staged confrontation by police pretending to be violent inflamed other protesters or officers during the most intense night of the four-day event. The protest occurred Aug. 25 at 15th Street and Court Place near Civic Center. Police ultimately arrested 106 people, the highest number of arrests in a single day during the convention. According to a...
  • Hillary Can Kiss Her W. House Hopes Goodbye

    11/03/2008 4:23:50 AM PST · by DocT111 · 67 replies · 2,313+ views
    NY Post ^ | 11/03/08 | Charles Hurt
    PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Rodham Clinton is on her way to becoming the biggest loser of this election. If he wins tomorrow, Barack Obama will certainly be his party's standard-bearer in 2012 - icing Clinton out of the White House for at least eight years. And she'll be nearly 70 in 2016 - a young sprout compared to John McCain but probably too old to carry the flag for the newly recast party of youth and hope. Until then, Clinton will be exiled to the Senate to serve out her second term, more like a sentence than a term for the...
  • Cooper Arms owner Dan Cooper backs Obama

    10/28/2008 8:47:16 AM PDT · by Robbin · 128 replies · 3,587+ views
    Cooper Arms owner Dan Cooper backs Obama. Can't post the article due to copy write infringement, But I thought you might want to know that a gun manufacturer is supporting a gun grabber. He said he was he was dazzled by Obama's speech at that year's Democratic National Convention.
  • Clinton Campaign Alleges Massive Fraud By Obama

    10/25/2008 2:14:27 PM PDT · by wistful · 74 replies · 2,231+ views
    The Huaria ^ | October 24, 2008 | The Husaria
    To: The Honorable Michael B. Mukasey Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20530-001 Dear Chair Derby: I write on behalf of Hillary Clinton for President (”the Committee”) in regard to the January 19, 2008 Nevada Democ-ratic Caucus. The Committee is aware of a letter addressed to you today from the Obama for America campaign requesting an inquiry into the conduct of the caucuses. The Committee shares the Obama campaign’s concern that full participation in the democratic process may have been compromised by the substantial number of irregularities occurring at the caucuses, and we fully...
  • Did Obama's ACORN Steal Dem Nomination from Hillary?

    10/20/2008 5:27:05 PM PDT · by Newsvine Tom Bombadil · 62 replies · 1,542+ views
    Newsvine ^ | October 20, 2008 | Newsvine Tom Bombadil
    As new scandals erupt daily concerning the sleazy attempts of ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) to steal the upcoming Presidential election, it is worth looking to the not-so-distant past and investigate the role that ACORN played in the defeat of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton during the Democratic Party Caucuses and Primaries. Given ACORN's strong and undeniable ties to both Senator Barack Obama and his campaign, and their proven track record of aggressive deception, duplicity, fraud, and corruption, it is instructive to see if their present attempts at vote fraud reflect earlier efforts in the Democratic Caucuses and...
  • Son sees father's handiwork in convention (Alinsky's son praises Obama)

    10/05/2008 7:41:37 AM PDT · by SE Mom · 42 replies · 1,278+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | 31 August 2008 | L. David Alinsky
    ALL THE elements were present: the individual stories told by real people of their situations and hardships, the packed-to-the rafters crowd, the crowd's chanting of key phrases and names, the action on the spot of texting and phoning to show instant support and commitment to jump into the political battle, the rallying selections of music, the setting of the agenda by the power people. The Democratic National Convention had all the elements of the perfectly organized event, Saul Alinsky style. Barack Obama's training in Chicago by the great community organizers is showing its effectiveness. It is an amazingly powerful format,...
  • Dems’ Split over Obama Not About Race and Sour Grapes

    10/04/2008 6:47:19 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies · 746+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | October 4, 2008 | Kyle-Anne Shiver
    More relevant are the baroque delegate rules and strong-arm tactics that helped him to victory. A recent Associated Press story glibly proclaimed that “deep-seated racial misgivings could cost Barack Obama the White House.” The story relied on an AP-Yahoo poll that posed questions regarding race to white Democrats. One is left to wonder why questions regarding race were not posed to black Democrats ... It’s quite troubling, really, that mainstream media outlets are focusing upon “racial misgivings” factors, while all but ignoring the major divides among voting constituencies that occurred during the nominating contest between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama....
  • Hey! How about them Hillary gals!?

    10/03/2008 2:22:20 PM PDT · by pabianice · 18 replies · 1,392+ views
    The Nav Log ^ | 10/3/08 | gps333@charter.net
    Anyone remember several months ago, when Barack Obama grabbed the Democrat Party’s nomination for President? The press and airwaves were full of the screams of rage from Hillary supporters who were certain, certain! That the nomination had been stolen from Ms. Clinton. All that we could see on TV for weeks were outraged women – and a few metrosexual men – staring wildly into the camera and screaming that Hillary had been cheated and been disrespected and “thrown under the bus” by Obama supporters. Nightly TV news began to look like sessions of the Massachusetts Legislature debating raising their own...
  • Aspen-DNC carbon partnership sputters

    09/15/2008 7:22:55 AM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies · 247+ views
    Aspen Daily News ^ | September 15, 2008 | Curtis Wackerle
    Results of a program using Aspen’s Canary Initiative to sell carbon offset credits to Democratic National Convention attendees are a little underwhelming. The program, set up by the DNC Host Committee through the Denver Convention and Visitors Bureau and rolled out about a week before the convention started, raised a total of $18.34 worth of Canary Tags...
  • Aspen-DNC carbon partnership sputters (DNC raises $18.34 to offset carbon at convention)

    09/15/2008 10:41:11 AM PDT · by Question Liberal Authority · 9 replies · 235+ views
    The Aspen Daily News ^ | 9/15/2008 | Curtis Wackerle
    Results of a program using Aspen’s Canary Initiative to sell carbon offset credits to Democratic National Convention attendees are a little underwhelming. The program, set up by the DNC Host Committee through the Denver Convention and Visitors Bureau and rolled out about a week before the convention started, raised a total of $18.34 worth of Canary Tags, offsetting 0.9 tons of carbon emissions.
  • Over the Hill ... Mark Steyn

    09/15/2008 12:22:03 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 8 replies · 336+ views
    Steyn Online ^ | 15 Sep 2008 | Mark Steyn
    Just before the big summer hiatus, I wrote this column for National Review, which we never got around to posting on line. Its observations about the weakness of the Obama candidacy still seem relevant: The conventional wisdom on the Clintons was promulgated by my then senator, Bob Smith of New Hampshire, back at the end of the impeachment trial. “He’s won,”' said Senator Smith, after dutifully if vainly casting his vote to nail Slick Willie’s puffy butt. “He always wins. Let’s move on.” They won through the Nineties. The Clintons’ Democratic Party was great for the Clintons, lousy for the...