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  • Caption Pic of Bill Clinton Aids 2006

    08/14/2006 7:16:10 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 47 replies · 2,308+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | August 14,2006
    Former US president Bill Clinton listens to Bill Gates during a Symposium on "Priorities in Ending the Epidemic" at the XVI International Aids Conference in Toronto, Canada.(AFP/Jorge Uzon)
  • Joe Sestak - Clinton's Silent Watchdog

    07/30/2006 1:40:48 PM PDT · by radar101 · 5 replies · 547+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 28 JULY 2006 | Charles R. Smith
    On the surface, Joe Sestak seems like the perfect Democrat candidate. Sestak is giving Republican Representative Curt Weldon of Pennsylvania a tough fight for his seat in Congress. However, like most former Clinton administration officials, Sestak has much to hide and little to say about his work during the 1990s. Sestak is an ex-Navy admiral who served as Director of Defense Policy on the Clinton National Security Council from 1995 to 1997. Sestak often served in positions that required expertise in weapons and space technology. Sestak served in the G.W. Bush administration as Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Warfare Requirements...
  • Clinton's legacy includes a full slate of new candidates

    06/12/2006 7:26:18 AM PDT · by jmyrlefuller · 10 replies · 333+ views
    A report in the Associated Press listed many of the various operatives of the Clinton administration that are running or have run for political office. Here's the list: - Charley King, AG candidate in New York - Kristen Gillibrand, Congressional candidate, 20th NY - Sheldon Whitehouse, US Senate candidate in Rhode Island - Tom Perez, AG candidate in Maryland - Bill Halter, Lt. Gov. candidate in Arkansas. - Erskine Bowles, former US Senate candidate in NC - Robert Reich, former Gov. candidate in MA - Gov. Bill Richardson (NM) - Rep. Rahm Emanuel (IL) - Al Gore, former Presidential Candidate...
  • Clinton alumni seeking their own offices

    06/11/2006 7:29:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 611+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/11/06 | Mark Johnson - ap
    ALBANY, N.Y. - They were young and eager in the 1990s, these midlevel functionaries, hotshot lawyers and one Cabinet secretary in his father's shadow, all inspired by the same boss: President Clinton. Today, Clinton administration alumni are taking their turn in the political spotlight while their former leader cheers from the sidelines. "I am pleased and proud that so many of them have run or are running for office," the former president said in an e-mail to The Associated Press. "Their dedication and enthusiasm are part of the reason why we were able to accomplish as much good as we...
  • Clintonista's Indictment Kept Secret for a Year

    01/08/2005 12:13:31 PM PST · by kattracks · 255 replies · 6,163+ views ^ | 1/08/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Though Hillary Clinton's former finance chairman David Rosen was actually indicted in 2003, the Bush administration kept it secret till the indictment was unsealed late Friday, a move that spared the former first couple and the Democratic Party significant embarrassment during the height of the 2004 presidential campaign. "The indictment was handed down more than a year ago," the Los Angeles Times reported Saturday. Citing "sources familiar with the probe," the Times said the Bush Justice Department decided that any criminal charges would not be made public until after last fall's presidential election for fear they would be seen as...
  • When Bureaucracies Attack!

    01/08/2005 12:12:45 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 11 replies · 885+ views ^ | 12 7 04 | cbs
    SANFORD, Fla. - Eleven people directed to the wrong courtroom in the Seminole County Courthouse were arrested and jailed when they didn't appear before the proper judge, who was in an adjoining courtroom less than 100 feet away. The six men and five women spent eight hours Friday in a Seminole County Jail cell before everything was straightened out. "I'm hungry, I'm tired and I'm disgusted," said Frantarshia Coleman, after she was released from jail. "This is ridiculous. This is disgusting." Coleman, 33, of Orlando was in court on a ticket for not having her registration and proof of insurance....
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • Hillary Clinton Won't Speak in Boston

    07/14/2004 12:13:34 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 29 replies · 1,599+ views
    aolnews ^ | 7 14 04 | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ and JOHN FILES
    WASHINGTON (July 13) - The Democratic National Committee released on Tuesday its lineup of the big-name politicians speaking at the convention this month, and it included every major Democratic star except one. There were Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, near the top of the list. Al Gore was there, too, and so was Edward M. Kennedy. Even the wife of the Iowa governor made the cut. But Hillary Rodham Clinton, the junior senator from New York and one of the most prominent names in the party, was nowhere to be found. That caught the attention of many Democrats, who wondered...
  • The Never Ending Story [Election 2000 & the Clinton Legacy dog Dems]

    01/31/2004 10:27:48 AM PST · by ppaul · 11 replies · 480+ views
    The Seattle Times ^ | 1/31/04 | Max Albert never-ending storyBy Max AlbertSpecial to The TimesIt seems some Democrats are these days blinded by fury, steering off the leftward cliff. "Gore Won in Florida!" bellows the Democratic National Committee's Terry McAuliffe; Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean wonders aloud if the president knew about 9-11 beforehand; and the mob clamors to burn (oil services provider) Halliburton at the stake for the unforgivable sin of charging for its services. Good grief, what ails these people? Never mind all the ballot reviews proving Gore would've lost whatever the decision of the courts to which he went running. Surely, they can't...
  • Clinton Advising All Candidates: Lying in Bill's Shadow

    01/18/2004 12:57:24 PM PST · by nwrep · 26 replies · 341+ views
    TIME ^ | January 19, 2004 | NANCY GIBBS AND MATTHEW COOPER
    In the bleak midwinter, Bill Clinton sits in the two-story garage out back, kneading memory into history. He scribbles his memoirs in longhand on legal pads, poring over notes and transcripts of his White House years. For the moment, this deadline is more pressing than raising money for India's earthquake victims or promoting peace in Northern Ireland or touring Miami nightclubs with Julio Iglesias. It is also lit by the incandescent question of the 2004 primary campaign: What does it mean to be a Democrat anymore? Having lost the White House and five straight House elections, does the party...
  • Wesley Clark's Loose Lips [Six Priceless Quotes From Clinton's Pick for the Dem Nomination]

    01/13/2004 6:43:28 AM PST · by TastyManatees · 21 replies · 271+ views
    Slate ^ | 1/12/04 | Chris Suellentrop
    Wesley Clark's Loose LipsSix quotes overheard in New Hampshire. By Chris Suellentrop Posted Monday, Jan. 12, 2004, at 5:47 PM PT Whether it's true or not, Gen. Wesley Clark's rise in the polls in New Hampshire is being partly attributed to some voters having "cold feet" about former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, especially Dean's penchant for making statements that are quickly seized upon by Fox News or the Republican Party as evidence of unpatriotic disloyalty. But Clark has the same propensity for speaking imprecisely off the cuff. Here are some statements I heard him make last week during my trip...
  • Dean Tries to Summon Spirit of the 1960s

    12/28/2003 9:56:20 AM PST · by nwrep · 77 replies · 1,446+ views
    Washington Post ^ | December 28, 2003 | Paul Farhi
    DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean has a vision of where he'd like to take the nation. It turns out to be the 1960s. In campaign stop after campaign stop, in overheated high school gyms and smoky union halls, Dean repeatedly offers this misty-eyed homage to that turbulent decade: "When I was 21 years old," he says, "it was the end of the civil rights era, and America had paid an enormous price. Martin Luther King had been killed. Bobby Kennedy was dead. A lot of other people who are less well-known, including four little girls in a...
  • Clinton Briefings Preceded Dean Gaffes

    12/28/2003 9:48:01 AM PST · by nwrep · 56 replies · 492+ views
    Newsmax ^ | December 28, 2003 | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    Some of Democratic presidential front-runner Howard Dean's worst campaign gaffes have followed briefings by former Clinton administration officials who were sought out by the Vermont Democrat to tutor him on foreign policy. In August, Dean's campaign staff turned to former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who conducted a six-hour "private class" for the Vermont Democrat on Middle East issues, reported the Boston Globe in Sunday editions. A few weeks later, Dean caused an uproar by suggesting Israel and the Palestinians should be treated in an "evenhanded" way, the paper noted. After that blunder, President Clinton began personally advising the Vermont...
  • Wesley Clark's 100 Year Vision Plan on Website Fails to Mention Military

    12/22/2003 4:04:15 PM PST · by nwrep · 35 replies · 228+ views
    Wesley Clark Campaign Website ^ | December 23, 2003 | nwrep
    Sometimes you can tell more about a person from what he does not say than from what he does. This certainly is true in the case of the pompous "100 Year Vision" statement put up by General Clark on his campaign website. A collection of neo-leftist, politically correct and poll-tested jargon, it tries to project Clark as something of a visionary. But while the carefully worded, consultant vetted rambling essay discusses things such as "American ecosystems", "bioethics", and "smoothing the business cycle", it leaves out the paramount concern of our time, the terror attack on the United States and the...
  • PELICAN FILES Report: Feds Keep DA In Dark About Celebrity Investigator's Probe

    12/12/2003 1:19:08 AM PST · by Liz · 10 replies · 577+ views
    NBC4.TV ^ | December 11, 2003 | Copyright 2003 by
    Private Eye May Have Eavesdropped On DA, Police LOS ANGELES -- Federal agents are keeping District Attorney Steve Cooley in the dark about their wiretapping probe targeting former celebrity private eye Anthony Pellicano, it was reported Thursday. Pellicano, now imprisoned for illegally possessing explosives, may have eavesdropped on at least two deputy district attorneys, a Los Angeles police detective and an alleged rape victim, sources close to the wiretapping investigation told the Los Angeles Times. Cooley, who said he was not privy to details of the probe, said criminal investigations could have been compromised. "Such illegal wiretapping puts lives of...
  • Bill Clinton, Like Gray Davis, Suffered Electoral Defeat Due to Automobile License Fees

    12/03/2003 7:52:44 PM PST · by nwrep · 6 replies · 329+ views
    Encyclopedia Americana ^ | December 3, 2003 | nwrep
    THE Year was 1979. The place was Arkansas, teeming with big hair bimbos, corrupt prison guards, and Brubaker. A young, rising liberal Governor was determined to remold the state in his image. But his eagerness to pursue his activist agenda would lead him to bite off more than he could chew, and imbibe in him a bitter political lesson. William Jefferson Blythe Clinton III angered state leaders when he increased automobile license plate fees and challenged powerful timber and utilities interests. His heavy-handed leadership style led to his biggest political defeat in 1980, when Arkansas voters did not reelect...
  • Political Fireworks Possible in 2004 [Liberal Fantasy: Terrorists Disrupt GOP Convention: BARF]

    11/30/2003 10:26:03 AM PST · by nwrep · 13 replies · 414+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 30, 2003 | Kevin Phillips
    WASHINGTON — The presidential election of 2000 was one of the low points of modern U.S. politics. But the upcoming 2004 nomination contests have the potential to be exciting. Either or both conventions could be electrifying affairs. Democrats may have the first multi-ballot convention since 1952, which could be a disaster or an unexpected opportunity. Republicans, who set their convention in New York City so President Bush could return to the scene of his apparent post-9/11 political triumph, might find Manhattan circa 2004 a much less friendly international stage. There may be more FBI agents and uniformed military people in...
  • Al Jazeera Impressed by Hillary Iraq Trip: Arabs go wild over FatAnkles

    11/29/2003 1:48:04 PM PST · by nwrep · 58 replies · 488+ views
    Al Jazeera ^ | November 29, 2003 | nwrep
    Al Jazeera is giving prominent coverage to the treasonous behavior by the Monica-wannabe in a pantsuit. The report below highlights the remarks of both the dwarf from Rhode Island (Jack Reed) as well as the Thighmaster from Westchester. **************************************************************************** Hillary Clinton urges slower handoverby Saturday 29 November 2003 11:33 AM GMT US senator with an Iraqi civilian working for the US army Senator Hillary Clinton says President Bush is moving too fast to transfer power to the Iraqis by July. "It's going to take more time than has been allotted for the process to take hold," the New York Democrat...
  • A day after Bush visits Iraq, Hillary Clinton calls for new U.N. role

    11/28/2003 9:40:50 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 67 replies · 308+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 11-28-03 | By JIM KRANE
    BAGHDAD, Iraq, Nov 28, 2003 (AP WorldStream via COMTEX) -- A day after U.S. President George W. Bush made a surprise trip to Baghdad, U.S. senators Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jack Reed flew in Friday, saying it isn't too late to bring the United Nations back to Iraq. The senators said the administration of Iraq - a huge expense - should be spread among a wider group of nations. "I'm a big believer that we ought to internationalize this, but it will take a big change in our administration's thinking," said Clinton, a Democrat from New York. "I don't see...

    11/23/2003 10:24:32 AM PST · by Bubba_Leroy · 124 replies · 730+ views
    New York Post ^ | November 23, 2003 | LINDA STASI
    <p>ACCUSING Michael Jackson of sexual abuse comes with a hefty price tag.</p> <p>A decade after shocking the world with allegations in 1993 that he was molested by the bizarro superstar, the lives of a California man and his relatives remain a living hell.</p>
  • Man Implicates Seagal in Probe: FBI Arrests Clinton Private Investigator Pellicano

    11/22/2002 3:34:52 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 109 replies · 1,454+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Associated Press
    Man Implicates Seagal and Pellicano in Probe Fri Nov 22, 8:34 AM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man charged with threatening a reporter who was investigating an alleged Mafia extortion plot against Steven Seagal told an FBI informant the actor was behind the threat, court documents show. Alexander Proctor allegedly said in secretly recorded conversations that he was hired to carry out the threat by Anthony Pellicano, a private detective to the stars. FBI agents said Proctor told the informant Seagal hired Pellicano to threaten Los Angeles Times reporter Anita Busch. "He wanted to make it look like the...
  • Clinton Thug/Private Eye Anthony Pellicano Busted In LA Federal Felony Explosives Arrest!

    11/22/2002 6:42:31 PM PST · by MindBender26 · 41 replies · 862+ views
    The Smoking Gun (?) ^ | 21NOV02 | Unk
    Actor Steven Seagal has been linked to threats directed at a Los Angeles Times reporter investigating the action star's relationship to a Mafia figure, according to federal court records. The explosive allegation is contained in an October 17 FBI affidavit filed in support of a government bid to search the Los Angeles home of Alexander Proctor, a 59-year-old ex-con who has been charged with threatening Times writer Anita Busch. The 21-page FBI affidavit--a key excerpt of which you'll find below [SEE LINK]--alleges that Proctor told a bureau informant (in tape-recorded conversations) that Seagal hired him through Anthony Pellicano, a noted...
  • Pellicano Tapes Could Spell Trouble for Bill and Hillary

    11/12/2003 8:15:04 AM PST · by truthandlife · 42 replies · 492+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 11/12/03 | Carl Limbacher
    Hollywood is buzzing over "investigator-to-the-stars" private eye Anthony Pellicano, who copped a plea earlier this year after the FBI caught him with a draw full of hand grenades and, in the words of one agent, enough plastique explosive to "take out a 747." But Left Coast celebs may not be the only folks currently losing sleep over Pellicano - especially since news broke late last week that he had the habit of illegally wiretapping the targets of his investigations. Besides causing trouble for headliners like Tom Cruise, Michael Jackson, Kevin Costner and dozens of other stars, Pellicano's tapes could easily...
  • Investigator to the Stars Is Hot Topic in Hollywood (A-list Hollyweirdos in a panic)

    11/17/2003 5:30:42 AM PST · by Liz · 12 replies · 364+ views
    NY TIMES ^ | November 17, 2003 | LAURA M. HOLSON and BERNARD WEINRAUB
    LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16 — Anthony Pellicano, the celebrated private investigator who has worked for celebrities like Michael Jackson, Kevin Costner and Tom Cruise, is expected to surrender to the authorities on Monday to begin a jail term for possessing illegal weapons. But Mr. Pellicano will hardly disappear from public view. Mr. Pellicano is the star player in an unfolding Hollywood drama involving reported illegal wiretaps that may give him the kind of fame reserved for the clients he has represented in a 20-year career in the entertainment business. Almost daily, new names surface in connection with a grand jury...
  • Gore Blasts Bush for Disbanding Senate Intelligence Cte., Charges Nixon-like Coverup over 911

    11/09/2003 11:47:40 AM PST · by nwrep · 80 replies · 1,117+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | November 9, 2003 | nwrep
    Al Gore has charged that the Bush administration is attempting to cover-up the 9/11 investigation by dismissing the Senate Intelligence Committee. In a speech sponsored by the Communist Group, Gore dismissed the partisan Democrat memo advising the committee to use intelligence information for political purposes as "trivial", and accused Bush of over-reaching in his authority, in much the same way as Richard Nixon did when he fired his Chief Investigator during the Watergate scandal. It was reported here that Senator Frist disbanded the Senate Intellignce Committee after the partisan memo revealed it would be unable to carry out its...
  • Charlie Rangel (D-Al Qaeda): "Clark can save this G*dd*amn Nation from self-destruction"

    09/21/2003 7:02:09 AM PDT · by nwrep · 92 replies · 3,149+ views
    Time Magazine ^ | September 21, 2003 | KAREN TUMULTY
    Sunday, Sep. 21, 2003The General Jumps In Wes Clark has launched a presidential bid that has a four-star luster. But is the antiwar general prepared for this kind of battle? ByKAREN TUMULTY Wesley Clark was top of his class at West Point, a Rhodes scholar, a decorated four-star general and the man who humbled Slobodan Milosevic when Clark was Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. But if he made any impression at all on many Americans, it happened after he retired and found stardom on cnn as one of the smoothest and most antiwar of the corps of generals turned...
  • Montreal man linked to Clark controversy - Presidential candidate claims pressure

    09/18/2003 12:25:15 PM PDT · by areafiftyone · 262 replies · 1,796+ views
    The Star ^ | 9/18/03
    WASHINGTON—A Montreal man has emerged as the key figure in a controversy that has dogged Democratic presidential aspirant Wesley Clark during the summer months. Questions have swirled since June when the former NATO commander alleged on national television that he was pressured to link the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in a mystery phone call he received. Clark first implied the call, not long after the attacks, might have come from White House, then later said it came from a Middle Eastern think tank in Canada. He has never identified the caller. As Clark kicked...
  • Gen. Clark Weighs Presidential Bid; Accuses Bush of inaction before 9/11

    09/14/2003 6:35:27 PM PDT · by nwrep · 84 replies · 806+ views
    AP ^ | September 13, 2003 | nwrep
    The Associated Press KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Sept. 13 — Retired Army Gen. Wesley Clark, sensing growing support for a Democratic presidential bid, said Saturday he is days away from announcing a decision and launched into an attack on President Bush.In a half-hour speech to 1,000 cheering Democrats in heavily Republican East Tennessee, Clark said Bush has failed the country on health care, education and foreign policy. "The No. 1 responsibility of the commander in chief is what? The safety and security of the United States of America," Clark said, questioning the administration's efforts to avoid the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks."What...
  • Note to Arnie-bots: If Arnold is a "Fiscal Conservative", so is Howard Dean

    08/13/2003 6:08:57 PM PDT · by nwrep · 101 replies · 593+ views
    Various | August 13, 2003 | nwrep
    The self-delusion of some star-struck conservatives here is stunning. In the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, they insisted Arnold was a fiscal conservative, just because he said so. This arrogant proclamation, with no evidence to back it up, was enough for these Arnold-bots. Then today, he dropped a bomb-shell and declared tax-loving, Hillary Clinton supporter Warren Buffett as his economic advisor. When faced with such repudiation of their fantasy, one expects most people to concede their mistake. But not the Arnie-bots. They still insist Arnold is a conservative, just because he has chosen a billionaire to head his...
  • Clintons, Oprah Lead Star Studded Tribute to Senile, Communist Mandela (Photos)

    07/19/2003 4:12:16 PM PDT · by nwrep · 81 replies · 663+ views
    Reuters ^ | July 19, 2003 | nwrep
    Clintons, Oprah Lead Star Studded Tribute to Senile, Communist Mandela JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former U.S. president Bill Clinton (news - web sites) led a host of glittering stars and world luminaries in celebrating the 85th birthday of former South African leader Nelson Mandela on Saturday. Reuters Photo Related Links • Mandela - Icon of Stupidity and Marxism (AFP) Irish rock star Bono and U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey were among international guests celebrating the anti-apartheid hero, who turned 85 on Friday, at a banquet for 1,600 people. Mandela's South African invitations spanned the range of...
  • Reno (at Cornell U) urges more science, less emotion in problem solving (ack gag barf)

    02/07/2003 5:46:04 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 21 replies · 421+ views
    Ithaca Journal ^ | Friday, February 7, 2003 | By JESSICA KELTZ
    <p>ITHACA -- Society's problems would be better solved with less emotion and partisan rhetoric and more application of scientific knowledge, Janet Reno told a packed Statler Auditorium on Thursday night.</p> <p>Reno, on the Cornell University campus for two weeks as a Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 Professor, gave a speech titled "Truth and How We Seek It."</p>
  • Janet Reno to Begin Visit Ithaca as Cornell Prof

    02/03/2003 5:16:03 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 14 replies · 345+ views
    Copyright © 2003 by The Cornell Daily Sun, Inc. ^ | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 03, 2003 | By MAGGIE FRANK
    ITHACA--Janet Reno '60 arrives on campus today to start her 11-day stint as a Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of '56 University Professor. During her stay on campus, Reno will deliver two lectures to the public. The first, titled "Truth and How We Seek It," is on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Statler Auditorium. She will deliver the second on Feb. 12 at 4:15 p.m. in Myron Taylor Hall. Besides the public lectures, Reno will participate in policy analysis and management courses, both as a lecturer and a participant in discussions. Late next week, students in Human Development 258: The...
  • Al Gore Would Not Refuse 2004 Presidental Nomination

    01/28/2003 7:55:48 AM PST · by ewing · 105 replies · 477+ views
    ABC News & the NY Post ^ | January 28, 2003 | Marc Ambinder
    Those in the know are not counting former Vice President Al Gore out.Al Gore is not out of politcs. Folks who are close to him say that his opting out of the 2004 Presidential Campaign does not mean he would refuse the nomination.About to sweat for it he wouldn't. Just letting you in on what I know.A clue of a wisp of an indication of an answer of how much coverage MetWest Executive Gore will get as he pops up across America with some regularity: A man described as 'Salons returning national correspondant' chatted up Mr. Gore at the Grappa...
  • Clinton, Gore rally domestic support for strike at Iraq, "unholy axis" (1998 Must read)

    01/27/2003 6:45:11 PM PST · by chance33_98 · 43 replies · 2,775+ views
    Clinton rallies domestic support for strike at Iraq Iraq, International, 2/17/1998 Even while insisting that the US is exhausting diplomatic efforts to find a peaceful solution to the current Iraqi crisis, US President Bill Clinton spoke at the Pentagon in an effort to drum up domestic support for possible US military strikes against Iraq. Clinton said the US stands in opposition to the "reckless acts of outlaw nations" and an "unholy axis" of terrorists, drug dealers, and organized crime. While the US would greatly prefer a diplomatic solution to the crisis, Clinton reiterated that the US is ready to...
  • Flashtraffic: Gore asked CIA to keep information from Congress

    01/08/2003 10:06:28 AM PST · by Timesink · 52 replies · 538+ views
    World Magazine ^ | January 11, 2003 | Joel C. Rosenberg
    THE BUZZ Flashtraffic: Gore asked CIA to keep information from Congress Gregory Vistica's new book sheds new light on Al Gore's activity in the White House.By Joel C. RosenbergDuring the heat of the 1996 presidential campaign, Vice President Al Gore asked the Central Intelligence Agency to provide his daughter a false passport, a false driver's license, training in classified covert operations, and special security protection in Europe—and then keep it from Congress. The startling story—reported in a forthcoming book by Gregory L. Vistica, a 60 Minutes II producer and former Newsweek correspondent—comes out on the heels of Mr. Gore's surprising...

    11/21/2002 4:38:44 AM PST · by KLT · 58 replies · 647+ views
    NY POST ^ | 11-21-02 | GEORGE F. WILL
    <p>AL Gore is back, breathing fire and revising history. His fire - that Bush's economic policy is "catastrophic" and his foreign policy goal is world domination - is harmless. His revisionism is not.</p> <p>Well. Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts. Gore's historical fiction demands refutation.</p>
  • Saddam Abused His Last Chance, Clinton -clear and present danger to safety of people everywhere 1998

    11/17/2002 10:34:12 PM PST · by chance33_98 · 13 replies · 1,958+ views
    Saddam Abused His Last Chance, Clinton Says By Linda D. Kozaryn American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON -- A month ago, the United States called off its war planes to give Saddam Hussein one last chance to cooperate. When he failed to do so, the United States took action. President Clinton ordered air strikes Dec. 16 against Iraq's nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs and its military capacity to threaten its neighbors. Warships and combat aircraft began bombarding the defiant Gulf state at 5 p.m. EST - - 1 a.m. in Baghdad, the Iraqi capital. "The international community gave Saddam...
  • Clinton Makes Entrance By Trash Dumpsters (Arkansas after FReep Report)

    11/03/2002 6:07:39 PM PST · by sweetliberty · 1,165 replies · 4,486+ views
    November 3, 2002 | Arkansas Hog Wild FReepers
    We have just returned to Budge's house to do the FReep report because there is a lot of information to report. In attendance were Budge, Travelgirl, The Battman, parsifal, Don Frivoinai, sweetliberty, and another FReeper who, for reasons you will come to understand shortly, needs to remain anonymous until after the election. We arrived at Budge's around noon to get everything set up for the maiden FReep of the Arkansas Hog Wild FReepers and the FReepmobile. We got to the site around quarter after 1 and finished up some signs and headed over to the convention center to await the...

    11/10/2002 8:57:29 AM PST · by KLT · 29 replies · 436+ views
    <p>Given her name, celebrity and cash-raising prowess, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton will undoubtedly be tempted to assume a significant role in the loyal opposition, now that Republicans firmly control both the White House and the Congress.</p> <p>We hope she declines.</p>

    11/10/2002 8:52:20 AM PST · by KLT · 26 replies · 319+ views ^ | 11-09-02 | NY POST.COM
  • The Bride Of Clintonstein (Be Afraid, Very Afraid)

    10/31/2002 3:07:36 PM PST · by KLT · 78 replies · 799+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 10-30-02 | Norman Liebmann
    Telling a New Yorker he's made a mistake is definitely a job for a volunteer, but as it is the place I was born and raised, I feel an obligation to tell the good folks that live there too a few things about the albatross they've hung around their collective neck. As much as any state in the Union, New York is populated by overachievers and pragmatists, not susceptible to the spiel of political con artists who show up periodically and try to pound sunshine up their asses. Suddenly they've decided to shoot crap with their state's future. The grim...
  • Patriots Rally II - DC Chapter/Registered are Ready - Be There!

    10/17/2002 2:02:33 PM PDT · by VaMarVet · 72 replies · 790+ views
    17 Oct. 2002 | DC Chapter/Registered
    The D.C. Chapter of Free Republic invites all FReepers and lurkers in good standing, as well as their friends and families, to join us in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, October 26, 2002 for the Patriots Rally for America II. As the United States prepares to take the next step in the war on terrorism, we will be gathering to show support for our troops, America and to serve as a patriotic counter-point to the anti-American leftists who will be holding an "anti-war" rally and march the same day in D.C. The "anti-war" rally, organized by International ANSWER, will be...
  • Clinton to host wine tour Tuesday 10/15/02 (NYC and UPSTATE FREEPERS TO ARMS)

    10/10/2002 2:27:29 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 50 replies · 813+ views
    ©Finger Lakes Times 2002 ^ | October 10, 2002 | By: GINA MUSCATO, Times Staff Writer
    DUNDEE - New Yorkers getting acquainted with New Yorkers. That's the purpose of a one-day tour of the Finger Lakes wine region, which will be hosted by Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and the New York State Wine & Grape Foundation Tuesday. The event is meant to spotlight New York state's world-class food and wine. "We're very excited and appreciative that Senator Clinton has really taken New York agriculture on, including New York wine and grapes, as a cause," said Jim Trezise, president of the New York State Wine & Grape Foundation. "She believes in the agriculture industry and in our...
  • Thriving Clinton legacy

    10/05/2002 11:34:12 PM PDT · by kattracks · 44 replies · 621+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 10/06/02 | Oliver North
    <p>From his taxpayer-funded exile in Harlem, William "The Zipper" Clinton lives the good life of a deposed monarch. His wife has been installed in the U.S. Senate. His bagman, Terry McAuliffe, runs the Democratic National Committee. And publishers proffer millions for his memoirs chronicling conquests over a multitude of maidens. Hollywood starlets and interns still coo his name. When not vowing to "fight and die" for Israel (something he wouldn't do for America), he hints at playing the Apollo. Meanwhile, the party he left behind must deal with his "no rules" legacy.</p>
  • Credit Suisse Moves to Quell Capital Rise Fears (More x42 Cronies In Financial Trouble)

    10/04/2002 8:14:37 AM PDT · by anymouse · 13 replies · 651+ views
    Reuters ^ | Friday October 4, 10:08 am ET | Knut Engelmann
    ZURICH, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse (CSGZn.VX) insisted on Friday it was adequately capitalised, hoping to quash fears it might need to raise fresh capital which sent its ailing shares down over 15 percent to their lowest in over nine years. "Due to the drop in its share price yesterday and today, Credit Suisse Group wishes to announce that it is not aware of any objective reasons prompting this development," Switzerland's second-largest financial conglomerate said in a brief statement. "The group's present capital resources remain adequate, and as stated before, no capital increase of the group is planned," it...
  • Congressional Panel Says Goldman Spun IPOs Widely (Rubin 'Perp Walk' Watch)

    10/02/2002 10:27:11 PM PDT · by anymouse · 7 replies · 583+ views
    Reuters ^ | Wednesday October 2, 11:55 pm ET | Kevin Drawbaugh
    Wall Street powerhouse Goldman Sachs gave officers or directors of 21 favored investment banking clients access to lucrative initial public offerings it managed, said a congressional committee on Wednesday in a scathing report Goldman slammed as "rubbish." The so-called "spinning" of IPOs by Goldman occurred from 1996 to 2000 and allowed numerous high-profile corporate executives to reap hefty profits from new, red-hot, mostly technology and telecommunication issues, said the report from the House of Representatives Financial Services Committee. Among those who received the IPO share access from Goldman were former Enron Corp. Chairman Kenneth Lay and former Tyco International chief...
  • Things That Make Ya Go Hmmm... Goes Hollywood

    09/25/2002 6:32:41 PM PDT · by KLT · 14 replies · 383+ views
    BSNN.NET ^ | 9-25-02 | BSNN.NET
    SEPARATED AT BIRTH Peter Boyle (Everybody Loves Raymond) and Jack Welch (Everybody Hates a Jerk) Director Baz Luhrman ("Moulin Rouge") and Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz (Assistant director "Gulf War II") Kevin Bacon and Martina Navratilova Bob Hope and Kelsey Grammer Cosmo Kramer (Michael Richards) and Ralph Nader (The reason for President Bush) Some Jihad guy and some guy dressed like Liza Minnelli
  • Perhaps No U.S. Streams Unpolluted (x42 Legacy Bomb Alert)

    09/25/2002 2:01:23 PM PDT · by anymouse · 12 replies · 276+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Tue Sep 24, 7:37 PM ET | JOHN HEILPRIN
    The United States may have no streams left that are free from chemical contamination, and about one-fifth of animal species and one-sixth of plant types are at risk of extinction, says a private report on the nation's ecosystems. The findings are in an ambitious study commissioned five years ago by former President Clinton and released Tuesday by the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment. The report tries to document in one place the sort of statistics about natural resources that until now were dispersed among several federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency and Interior...
  • CLINTON ADMIN RETREADS BOMB AS CANDIDATES: Clinton Alumni Take Beating at Ballot Box

    09/18/2002 10:14:36 AM PDT · by Liz · 67 replies · 462+ views
    REUTERS ^ | September 18, 2002 | John Whitesides, Political Correspondent
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bill Clinton's political offspring are taking a beating at the ballot box this year, with Janet Reno in Florida and Robert Reich in Massachusetts the latest high-profile losers in bids for elected office. Reno, the former attorney general, conceded defeat to political newcomer Bill McBride in the race for Florida's Democratic gubernatorial nomination on Tuesday, just hours before Reich, the former labor secretary, finished behind state Treasurer Shannon O'Brien in the Democratic primary for governor in Massachusetts. The two joined former Housing Secretary Andrew Cuomo, who pulled out of the New York governor's race before anyone even...
  • (Hildebeast) Clinton's schedule includes two Geneva NY mtgs this Thursday

    08/27/2002 3:04:40 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 25 replies · 832+ views
    ©Finger Lakes Times 2002 ^ | August 27, 2002 | By Andrea Deckert
    Although some of the details of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's visit to the area have not yet been released, local officials have confirmed two of her stops. Melanie Stepp, president and CEO of the Geneva Area Chamber of Commerce, said Clinton is scheduled to arrive in Geneva at 3 p.m. Thursday, where she will have two private meetings at the chamber of commerce office - the first with city officials, the second with representatives from area chambers. Stepp, plans to attend the second meeting and said she would like to speak to Clinton about the proposed Finger Lakes Institute and...