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  • WHY HILL WON'T DROP OUT: BOBBY KENNEDY WAS ASSASSINATED IN JUNE

    05/23/2008 12:30:59 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 547 replies · 6,156+ views
    nypost.com ^ | May 23, 2008
    Hillary Clinton is still in the presidential race, she said today, because "historically, it makes no sense" to quit, and added that, "Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June," making an odd comparison between the dead candidate and Barack Obama. "People have been trying to push me out since Iowa," she said to the Argus Leader's editorial board. Watch a live stream of the board meeting here: http://www.argusleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080523/FRONTPAGECAROUSEL/80522033&referrer=FRONTPAGECAROUSEL
  • The Fallacy of Clinton's 1968 Analogy

    05/24/2008 10:22:44 AM PDT · by johnny7 · 14 replies · 148+ views
    ABC News ^ | May 24, 2008 | By Jake Tapper
    Lost in the uproar over Sen. Hillary Clinton's invoking of the assassination of Robert Kennedy when explaining why her staying in the race won't hurt party unity is an actual examination of her comparison of the 2008 Democratic primary season to the one from 1968. Clinton yesterday before the Argus Leader editorial board also invoked her husband's race in 1992. We've already twice now looked at how her reference to how her husband was still campaigning in June 1992 is a disingenuous claim.
  • Hillary: Obama Assassination Insurance

    05/24/2008 12:23:51 PM PDT · by library user · 31 replies · 296+ views
    Outside the Beltway ^ | May 24, 2008 | by James Joyner
    Everyone’s abuzz over Hillary Clinton saying she is staying in the race just in case Barack Obama gets assassinated. Or, something like that: “My husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right? We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California. I don’t understand it,” she said, dismissing calls to drop out. A very angry John Aravosis has the blow-by-blow of the story breaking and the various reactions and counter-reactions as they played out on television. Marc Ambinder notes that the part about Bill...
  • Hillary Clinton's colossal blunder simply the last straw

    05/24/2008 5:28:26 AM PDT · by libstripper · 64 replies · 602+ views
    New ork Daily News ^ | Mahy 24, 2008 | Michael Goodwin
    SICK. Disgusting. And yet revealing. Hillary Clinton is staying in the race in the event some nut kills Barack Obama. It could happen, but what definitely has happened is that Clinton has killed her own chances of being vice president. She doesn't deserve to be elected dog catcher anywhere now. Her shocking comment to a South Dakota newspaper might qualify as the dumbest thing ever said in American politics. Her lame explanation that she brought up the 1968 assassination of Robert Kennedy because his brother Ted's illness was on her mind doesn't cut it. Not even close.
  • HOW COULD SHE GO THERE!? Hillary, Political Psychopath

    05/26/2008 9:30:06 PM PDT · by Democrats hate too much · 60 replies · 475+ views
    News | 5/25/2008 | emmavoberry
    HOW COULD SHE GO THERE!? Hillary, Political Psychopath* http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2008/5/25/123312/547/223/522533Sun May 25, 2008 at 03:40:57 PM PDT WHEN YOU SAY THE WORD "sociopath"most people think of serial killers. But although many serial killers are sociopaths, there are far more sociopaths leading ordinary lives. Chances are you know a sociopath. I say "ordinary lives," but what they do is far from ordinary. Sociopaths are people without a conscience. They don't have the normal empathy the rest of us take for granted. They don't feel affection. They don't care about others. But most of them are good observers, and they have learned how...
  • Clinton apologizes for RFK assassination comment

    05/23/2008 2:12:06 PM PDT · by kingattax · 176 replies · 674+ views
    CNN ^ | 5-23-08 | Peter Hamby
    BRANDON, South Dakota (CNN) – Hillary Clinton said Friday she regretted comments that evoked the June 1968 assassination of Robert Kennedy as part of her explanation for why she was staying in the presidential race late into the primary season. "Earlier today, I was discussing the Democratic primary history and in the course of that discussion mentioned the campaigns that both my husband and Senator Kennedy waged in California in June in 1992 and 1968, and I was referencing those to make the point that we have had nominating primary contests that go into June. That's an historic fact,” she...
  • Clinton Remark on Robert Kennedy’s Killing Stirs Uproar

    05/24/2008 5:34:10 AM PDT · by libstripper · 158 replies · 189+ views
    New York Times ^ | May 24, 2008 | KATHARINE Q. SEELYE
    BRANDON, S.D. — Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton defended staying in the Democratic nominating contest on Friday by pointing out that her husband had not wrapped up the nomination until June 1992, adding, “We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California.” Her remarks were met with quick criticism from the campaign of Senator Barack Obama, and within hours of making them Mrs. Clinton expressed regret, saying, “The Kennedys have been much on my mind the last days because of Senator Kennedy,” referring to the recent diagnosis of Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s brain tumor. She added, “And I regret...
  • Hillary Clinton: I'm staying in case Obama gets assassinated (2008) Flashback

    08/10/2016 6:16:50 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 27 replies
    YouTube and various ^ | May 23, 2008 | various
    Hillary Clinton invokes the assassination of Robert Kennedy as justification to remain in the presidential race. "My husband did not wrap up the nomination in 1992 until he won the California primary somewhere in the middle of June, right? We all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California. I don't understand it."
  • Clinton: RFK assassination reference unrelated to Obama

    05/25/2008 3:26:56 PM PDT · by Old Phone Man · 45 replies · 30+ views
    CNN ^ | May 25, 2008 | CNN
    (CNN) -- Sen. Hillary Clinton said Sunday some people are using her controversial reference to Robert F. Kennedy's assassination to suggest that she meant something "completely unthinkable." Her campaign also accused the rival Obama campaign of "inflaming" the situation and purposely taking her words out of context. But the Obama campaign said it was not trying to "stir the issue up."
  • Feinstein: Obama should pick Clinton to be VP

    05/23/2008 6:11:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 109 replies · 314+ views
    KHQA-TV ^ | May 23, 2008
    Senator Dianne Feinstein says that if Barack Obama becomes the Democratic nominee, he should select Hillary Rodham Clinton as his running mate. Feinstein, a longtime friend and supporter of Clinton's, says Clinton and Obama have "garnered a different constituency and different states." The California senator says that combining them would form the strongest ticket. It isn't clear if Clinton would accept the vice-presidency, but Feinstein says she thinks that anyone accepts if they're asked. The Obama campaign has dismissed reports that there are talks going on between the two campaigns about putting Clinton on the ticket.
  • At Least Republicans Are Controlled By Their Voters

    11/19/2017 9:55:27 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Post-Journal ^ | November 20, 2017 | The Editors
    Turmoil has been the order of the day among leaders of both the Republican and Democratic parties. Listing all the many concerns of millions of voters who have been loyalists of either party would require a book. But a book by Donna Brazile, formerly chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, makes one difference between the two parties crystal clear. It is that Democrat leaders, who frequently present themselves as the real voice of the people of America, are no such thing. It was made clear more than a year ago that, despite the best efforts of many in the Republican...
  • Brazile Declares Obama Was a Leech, Continues Scorching Old Democrat Friends

    11/08/2017 6:52:35 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 91 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | 11/8/2017 | Davis
    Former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile has been on a roll recently. She’s ripped into the DNC’s former leadership, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and now former President Barack Obama. In her new book, “Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House,” Brazile outlined how Obama leeched off the Democratic Party to further his own causes, even if it meant bankrupting the entire party, The Daily Caller reported. “We had three Democratic parties: The party of Barack Obama, the party of Hillary Clinton, and this weak little vestige of...
  • WikiLeaks: Donna Brazile Shreds Obama Economy

    10/21/2016 7:07:53 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 13 replies
    LifeZette ^ | October 21, 2016 | Edmund Kozak
    In an email to Clinton campaign chair John Podesta from February 2016, released Friday by WikiLeaks, now-acting chair of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile gave a frank and honest assessment of the Obama economy — it wasn’t good. “I think people are more in despair about how things are—yes new jobs but they are low wage jobs,” she admits. “HOUSING is a huge issue. Most people pay half of what they make to rent,” she continued.
  • Wikileaks Reveals All the Journalists Who Schmoozed With Clinton Campaign

    02/07/2018 2:35:50 PM PST · by detective · 33 replies
    AIM ^ | February 7, 2018 | Brian McNicoll
    It’s not news mainstream media lined up en masse behind Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, but it is worth noting how many in the media were willing to compromise their ability to report fairly on the election by connecting themselves to her campaign. At least 65 prominent mainstream media personalities were participating in dinners, cocktail receptions and other functions, according to an analysis of material exposed by Wikileaks. The events were held ostensibly to make them feel like insiders to the campaign and promoters of its objectives. In what was billed as an off-the-record meeting for drinks with...
  • Exclusive: Inside Account of U.S. Eavesdropping on Americans [2008]

    06/11/2013 6:23:33 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 73 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct. 9, 2008 | BRIAN ROSS
    Faulk says he and others in his section of the NSA facility at Fort Gordon routinely shared salacious or tantalizing phone calls that had been intercepted, alerting office mates to certain time codes of "cuts" that were available on each operator's computer. "Hey, check this out," Faulk says he would be told, "there's good phone sex or there's some pillow talk, pull up this call, it's really funny, go check it out. It would be some colonel making pillow talk and we would say, 'Wow, this was crazy'," Faulk told ABC News. Faulk said he joined in to listen, and...
  • Down the Memory Hole: Obama Stole the 2008 Primary with Help of DNC

    11/09/2017 11:23:31 AM PST · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | November 9, 2017 | Karin McQuillan
    The country is shocked, shocked that the DNC colluded with the Hillary campaign to anoint her as their nominee. In her 2015 caper, Clinton made a backroom deal with the DNC. In 2008, Barack Obama used outright election fraud and thuggery, the tried and true Chicago methods. to steal the nomination directly from the voters. When he got far enough, the DNC pressured Hillary’s pledged superdelegates to violate their voters’ wishes and award Obama an unearned victory. Obama’s illegal shenanigans in the 2008 Democrat primaries were far worse than Clinton’s – and will never be widely reported. It’s an odd...
  • Homeland Security Chief Swoons Over Terrorist Support Group CODE PINK – Asks For Medea Benjamin’s

    03/18/2014 6:35:30 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3/18/14 | Jim Hoft
    Medea Benjamin, left sans vagina costume, leads group meeting Homeland Security Sec. Jeh Johnson, photo by Code Pink.It’s an Obama world. As the United States faces a Cold War showdown over Russia annexing Crimea and an international passenger jet having seemingly disappeared, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson met with leaders of the terrorist support group Code Pink at Homeland Security headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Monday. Medea Benjamin wipes her feet on ‘Homeland Security’, photo by Code Pink.It is another feather in the cap of a group that has a history of working with terrorists and state sponsors...
  • IA Whistleblower Leaked Proof Trump Under "Systematic Illegal" Surveillance Over Two Years Ago

    03/23/2017 10:53:50 AM PDT · by Cats Pajamas · 44 replies
    zerohedge.com ^ | 3-22-2017 | zeropointnow
    Montgomery left the NSA and CIA with 47 hard drives and over 600 million pages of information, much of which is classified, and sought to come forward legally as a whistleblower to appropriate government entities, including congressional intelligence committees, to expose that the spy agencies were engaged for years in systematic illegal surveillance on prominent Americans, including the chief justice of the Supreme Court, other justices, 156 judges, prominent businessmen such as Donald Trump, and even yours truly. Working side by side with Obama's former Director of National Intelligence (DIA), James Clapper, and Obama's former Director of the CIA, John...
  • This day in WND history: Jury finds fraud put Obama on '08 ballot

    04/26/2017 10:36:42 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 5 replies
    WND ^ | 04/25/2017 | na
    Jury finds fraud put Obama on ’08 ballot April 26, 2013: Two Democrats in Indiana were found guilty of submitting unauthorized names on the petition that placed then-Sen. Barack Obama on the 2008 presidential election primary ballot, meaning he likely did not qualify {..snip..}
  • Paul Manafort’s Ties to Russian Oligarch Made Headlines 11 Months Ago – AP Breaks Same Story Today

    03/23/2017 4:12:22 AM PDT · by davikkm · 15 replies
    Back on April 26, 2016, liberal reporter Michael Isikoff reported on Trump’s chief campaign aide Paul Manafort connections to a billionaire Russian oligarch. This was a week after Donald Trump sealed the Republican nomination in the 2016 primary. Paul Manafort was questioned by officials in the Cayman Islands about his ties to billionaire Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a Russian aluminum magnate. Manafort was questioned by officials from the Cayman Islands in connection with a $26.2 million investment by Deripaska. Yahoo reported: A lawyer for Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s chief campaign aide, acknowledged Tuesday evening that the longtime GOP operative has...