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  • Clinton pushes civil rights agenda (" The scales of justice are seriously out of balance")

    09/17/2007 6:30:05 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 33 replies · 57+ views
    Associated Press ^ | September 17, 2007
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, unveiling her agenda to promote civil rights, told an NAACP banquet Saturday that the "scales of justice are seriously out of balance" for black Americans. "We have had an attorney general who doesn't respect the rule of law or enforce the civil rights laws on the books," she told about 900 people at the annual Freedom Fund Banquet of the Charleston National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. She applauded the Friday decision by an appeals court in Louisiana tossing out the aggravated battery conviction that could have sent a black teenager to...
  • Will Voters Embrace a Clinton Dynasty?

    09/14/2007 4:51:55 AM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 54 replies · 1,061+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 14, 2007 | Steven Stark
    There's a strange debate dominating the Democratic campaign so far. Hillary Clinton's calling card seems to be the experience that she possesses and that Barack Obama lacks. " 'Change' is just a word if you don't have the strength and experience to make it happen," she told an audience this past week, before promptly making the line the centerpiece of a new ad in New Hampshire and Iowa. "Hillary is the best-prepared to be president of any non-incumbent I have ever had a chance to vote for," the clearly biased Bill Clinton has said repeatedly on the trail this summer....
  • Democratic Fundraiser Wrote Suicide Letter

    09/13/2007 4:16:31 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 42 replies · 997+ views
    CBS ^ | Sept. 13, 2007 | CBS
    The saga of the scandal-plagued Democratic fundraiser with ties to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton took another strange twist after he mailed a suicide note last week to a legal organization. A person who saw the letter said Thursday that the note from Hong Kong-born Norman Hsu explicitly stated that he "intended to commit suicide." The person declined to reveal the exact phrasing, but said it was not rambling in nature. The individual spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly about it. The letter arrived at the New York offices of...
  • "Hsuicide" note fingers Obama

    09/13/2007 7:10:34 AM PDT · by grandpa jones · 101 replies · 4,473+ views
    Nuke's News & Views ^ | 9/13/07 | Nuke Gingrich
    Yesterday, the WSJ reported that Norman Hsu, prominent fundraiser for embattled Dem frontrunner, Hillary Rodham Clinton, had apparently Fed-Exed a suicide not to several people and organizations just after jumping bail. Today’s twist in the Hillary Clinton-Norman Hsu scandal is provided by the LA Times. On the day he disappeared, Norman Hsu, the disgraced fundraiser for Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign, sent letters to friends that recipients viewed as a suicide note, people familiar with the letter have said. In his letter, Hsu apologized for any embarrassment he had caused recipients of his largesse. In the last four years,...
  • Hsus And Socks (Hillary has asked Sandy Berger to join her campaign)

    09/13/2007 10:32:56 AM PDT · by jdm · 81 replies · 1,809+ views
    Captain's Quarters ^ | September 13, 2007 | Ed Morrissey
    You can tell the man who boozes, by the company he chooses ... and the pig got up and slowly walked away. The poem by Clarke Van Ness warns people that they will be judged by the actions of those with whom they choose to associate -- and even a pig has enough sense to walk away from disaster. Hillary Clinton has a big problem with her associates, and it's self-inflicted. Lost in the Norman Hsu shuffle, the news that Hillary has asked former Clinton national-security adviser Sandy Berger to join her campaign should cause even more questions about her...
  • Report: $40 Million Borrowed by Dirty Democratic Fundraiser Norman Hsu is Missing

    09/12/2007 4:30:21 AM PDT · by libstripper · 167 replies · 3,089+ views
    Fox News ^ | September 12, 2007 | Fox News
    NEW YORK — The mystery of where a dirty Democratic fundraiser got the money to lead a lavish lifestyle, fund political campaigns and post a $2 million bond to get out of jail appears to have a Woodstock connection, according to a report published in Wednesday's Wall Street Journal. The newspaper reports that a company run by Norman Hsu, who donated nearly $2 million to Democratic candidates since 2004 — including presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Clinton — recently received $40 million from a Madison Avenue investment fund run by Joel Rosenman, one of the creators of the fabled Woodstock rock...
  • Clinton Sees Fear Realized in Trouble With Donor

    09/11/2007 9:29:43 PM PDT · by neverdem · 80 replies · 3,336+ views
    NY Times ^ | September 12, 2007 | PATRICK HEALY
    Of all the possible vulnerabilities facing Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign, Mrs. Clinton has long believed that the one of the biggest was money, friends and advisers say. Some sort of fund-raising scandal that would echo the Clinton-era controversies of the 1990s and make her appear greedy or ethically challenged. As a result, Mrs. Clinton told aides this year to vet major donors carefully and help her avoid situations in which she might appear to be trading access for big money, advisers said. Also to be avoided, the senator said, were fund-raising tactics that might conjure up the Clinton...
  • FLASH: CLINTON TO BEGIN CRIMINAL CHECKS ON BIG DONORS...

    09/10/2007 7:59:53 PM PDT · by anonsquared · 49 replies · 981+ views
    Drudgereport ^ | 09/10/07
    Coming up over at Drudge... CLINTON TO BEGIN CRIMINAL CHECKS ON BIG DONORS... The questions are: Will there be any donors left? and If she's for felons being able to vote for her, why can't they contribute? Inquiring minds want to know.
  • The Clinton Censors

    09/08/2007 7:53:30 AM PDT · by ChessExpert · 26 replies · 898+ views
    FrontPageMag.com ^ | September 07, 2007 | Jamie Glazov & Bill Tierney
    Frontpage Interview’s guest today is Cyrus Nowrasteh, the writer/producer of the ABC 6-hour miniseries The Path to 9/11 which aired last September, 2006. He has worked in television and motion pictures for a number of years, won two PEN awards for Best Teleplay, and specializes in history and docudrama. FP: Cyrus Nowrasteh, welcome back to Frontpage Interview. Nowrasteh: Good to be with you. FP: Well, it looks as though among the twenty television DVDs slated for nationwide release on Sept. 11, your film, The Path to 9/11, is not one of them. It couldn’t possibly be that your $40-million, five-hour...
  • Fugitive fundraiser captured in Colorado {Hillary's Hsu }

    09/06/2007 9:00:14 PM PDT · by SmithL · 314 replies · 12,126+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/6/7 | Jaxon Van Derbeken,John Coté
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Fugitive political fundraiser Norman Hsu, who skipped out on San Mateo County authorities this week rather than face sentencing in a fraud scheme, was apprehended tonight by federal and local lawmen in Grand Junction, Colo. Authorities said Hsu was taken into custody at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction at 7 p.m. local time. He had been on the lam for almost two days after failing to appear in a Redwood City courtroom Wednesday to surrender his passport. Hsu's attorney told state prosecutors that he had been on a charter flight that arrived at Oakland International Airport...
  • Kathleen Willey: Clintons stole my manuscript

    09/06/2007 8:19:15 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 107 replies · 3,215+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 9-5-07 | WorldNetDaily
    Kathleen Willey, the woman who says Bill Clinton groped her in the Oval Office, claims she was the target of an unusual house burglary over the weekend that nabbed a manuscript for her upcoming book, which promises explosive revelations that could damage Sen. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign. Willey told WND little else was taken from her rural Virginia home as she slept alone upstairs – electronics and jewelry were left behind – and she believes the Clintons were behind it. The break-in, she said, reminded her of the widely reported incident 10 years ago in which she claimed she was...
  • Blocking "The Path to 9/11"--Is Clinton's candidacy behind the suppression

    09/06/2007 5:33:30 AM PDT · by SJackson · 20 replies · 1,039+ views
    LA Times | Frontpagamagazine ^ | 9/6/2007 | Martin Miller
    Among the nearly two dozen television DVDs slated for nationwide release on Sept. 11 is the second season of "Bones," the third season of "Grey's Anatomy" and the miniseries "The Starter Wife" that aired earlier this year. Not on the list on that day or any other in the near future is last year's highly controversial "The Path to 9/11." The $40-million, five-hour ABC miniseries, which recently received seven Emmy nominations and drew a combined two-night audience of more than 25 million viewers, is for now on the path to nowhere. Its Amazon page reads: "Currently unavailable. We don't know...
  • Cyrus Norastah on Medved Show: "Disney says Path to 9-11 would hurt Hillary's! campaign"

    09/05/2007 2:27:58 PM PDT · by Cinnamon Girl · 31 replies · 1,139+ views
    Medved Show
    Sorry if I misspelled his name, but the writer/director of "The Path to 9-11", that excellent mini-series that told the story of the events leading up to 9-11, was told, in so many words by Disney executives, that they couldn't release his film or apparently show it again on t.v. because it could hurt Hillary! Clintoon's run for the presidency.
  • DVD Release of 'Path to 9/11' in Political Limbo

    09/05/2007 2:31:49 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 16 replies · 975+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 09/05/07 | Rick Moran
    If there was ever any doubt about the power wielded by the Clintonistas in this country, here's a story that should disabuse anyone of the notion that not even the biggest corporations can beat them once they put their minds to something --snip-- The left does not want us to remember planes flying into buildings and people jumping out of windows when we think of 9/11. They want the dominant image from that day to be George Bush sitting in a classroom reading a children's book
  • "PATH TO 911" DVD not available because of Hillary - John Ziegler MP3 interview with screenwriter

    09/05/2007 6:34:04 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 36 replies · 2,384+ views
    http://www.fileden.com/files/2007/8/4/1321120/Cyrus%20RAW.mp3 HERE IS THE 10 MINUTE MP3 INTERVIEW Screenwriter Cyrus Nowrasteh, who gave us THE PATH TO 911 miniseries, was interviewed in Los Angeles by KFI talk show host John Ziegler on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Nowrasteh was told by an ABC studio exec (Disney) that the reason his acclaimed film, THE PATH TO 911, has not been released to DVD is because of the candidacy of Hillary Clinton. The exec told Nowrasteh, "If Hillary wasn't running for president, this wouldn't be problem." Here is the article posted on FR last night from THE L.A. TIMES. Yes, THE L.A. TIMES. For...
  • Is Clinton's candidacy blocking the "Path to 9/11?" (this is outrageous!)

    09/04/2007 7:50:38 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 49 replies · 2,186+ views
    LA TIMES ^ | Sept. 4, 2007 | Martin Miller
    Screenwriter of documentary says ABC exec said delay has been prompted by unflattering portrayal of previous administration. By Martin Miller, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 5, 2007 Among the nearly two dozen television DVDs slated for nationwide release on Sept. 11 is the second season of "Bones," the third season of "Grey's Anatomy" and the miniseries "The Starter Wife" that aired earlier this year. Not on the list on that day or any other in the near future is last year's highly controversial "The Path to 9/11." The $40-million, five-hour ABC miniseries, which recently received seven Emmy nominations and...
  • Hillary Clinton: Deep, Gifted And A Survivor (Barf Alert)

    09/04/2007 8:45:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 55 replies · 901+ views
    IBD ^ | September 4, 2007 | David S. Broder
    As the serious stage of the presidential campaign begins this fall, Hillary Clinton has clearly established herself in the lead of the race for the Democratic nomination. That makes her the most worthy subject for examination among all the White House prospects. I have been thinking a lot about Sen. Clinton, because part of my vacation reading was Carl Bernstein's fine political biography of her, "A Woman in Charge," published earlier this year. Its 600 pages, carefully reported and written with a commendable evenness of tone, offer perhaps the fullest portrait of this potential president. The single strongest impression it...
  • Open the First Lady files

    09/03/2007 9:37:13 AM PDT · by The Forgotten Man · 16 replies · 950+ views
    LATimes ^ | August 29, 2007 | Oped
    Open the First Lady files template_bas template_bas Hillary Clinton should help the National Archives put release of her White House papers on a fast track. August 29, 2007 In asking a federal court to force the National Archives to release papers from Hillary Rodham Clinton's time as first lady, the public interest group Judicial Watch has opened itself to the charge that it's on a fishing expedition. Maybe so, but the group is fishing with a license -- the Freedom of Information Act. That law allows citizens to inspect public documents after deletions are made for privilege or national security....
  • Justice Department Opens Investigation Of Hsu

    09/01/2007 10:51:40 AM PDT · by LdSentinal · 143 replies · 4,799+ views
    The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the fundraising activities of Norman Hsu, the man who put over a million dollars into Democratic coffers while remaining a fugitive con man. They want to find out whether more than just coincidence linked heavy donation activity between Hsu and at least two households of more modest means -- and the answers could prove very embarrassing for top Democrats: The U.S. Justice Department is investigating possible campaign-finance violations by top Democratic fundraiser Norman Hsu, according to people familiar with the probe. On Friday, Mr. Hsu surrendered to California officials on...
  • Website Is Devoted To Hating Clinton

    08/28/2007 6:47:12 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 55 replies · 1,706+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | August 26, 2007 | JILL ZUCKMAN
    Richard Collins, a wealthy Texas philanthropist, businessman and political aficionado, heaps praise on the woman he has set out to destroy, Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y. "She looks like a winner," said Collins, sitting in his high-rise office with sweeping views of the city. "She's run a good campaign, very consistent, no mistakes." But make no mistake about it: Collins is just one in a vast army of professional "Hillary haters" who are banking on Clinton's becoming the Democratic nominee. Like the "Swift Boat Veterans for Truth" in the 2004 election who denigrated John Kerry's military service in Vietnam, Collins and...