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  • Judge blocks EPA water rule; EPA say they will defy injunction

    08/28/2015 7:46:46 AM PDT · by rktman · 35 replies ^ | 8/28/2015 | Rick Moran
    A federal judge has ruled that a controversial regulation that would give the Environmental Protection Agency jurisdiction over small streams and ditches is bureaucratic overreach and has halted the implementation of the rule. The judge was not pleased with the EPA, who said they would go ahead and implement the regulation in the 37 states that did not sue to end it.
  • Lost Interview exposes pre-Presidential Barack Obama's tragic misreading of American history...

    10/25/2013 3:12:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Red Flag News ^ | 10/25/13 | staff
    Vid at link.
  • Obamacare Unworkable, GOP Blamed

    04/13/2013 8:25:11 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 12 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 12 Apr 2013 | John Semmens
    The unforeseen difficulties of implementing the Affordable Health Care Act (aka Obamacare) have key proponents scrambling for answers. Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), one of the leading writers of the Obamacare legislation, now calls the program “complex beyond comprehension. We had hoped that somehow, someone would've come up with sensible procedures for how the thing is supposed to work, but no such luck. The system's as opaque as the day we passed it. Our high hopes are crashing down around us.” US Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius blames Republicans for the mess. “Instead of rolling up their sleeves...
  • Video: Obama calls for 'democracy with a small d'

    09/18/2012 10:21:46 PM PDT · by jwsea55 · 29 replies
    WND ^ | 9/18/12 | Aaron Klein
    NEW YORK – A 1995 video depicts Barack Obama calling for “democracy with a small ‘d,’” while pushing a society based on collectivism and “common good.” In the video unearthed by KleinOnline, Obama hails unions and collective bargaining as encapsulating the societal “common good” of which he speaks. Obama urges society to collectively move “forward” – a word that would later serve as his 2012 campaign slogan. Obama was speaking in an Aug. 11, 1995 interview pushing his just published book, “Dreams From My Father.” At the time, Obama was a community organizer planning to launch a political career. Obama...
  • In Wisconsin, the real struggle is over power

    02/26/2011 11:34:30 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 25 replies
    OregonLive ^ | February 21, 2011 | Ezra Klein
    [This article was e-mailed to me by a fellow Catholic who wanted help refuting it from a Catholic social justice perspective. IOW, not just "Aw, Ezra Klein is a WaPo Socialist", but a real analysis of the legitimacy (if any) and limits of collective bargaining in the public sector, Have a look at it, and at my few comments below. Looking to y'all for some enlightening discussion. You've probably heard politicians fret that state governments - or, worse, the federal government - will default on their debts. House Speaker John A. Boehner called the prospect of a federal default "a...
  • Beck vs. Greer: The Common Good

    06/03/2010 4:42:59 AM PDT · by Walter Scott Hudson · 13 replies · 336+ views
    Fightin Words ^ | June 3, 2010 | Walter Scott Hudson
    In our political discourse, there are many words and phrases which mean entirely different things to different people. Justice, charity, and "the common good" come to mind. When Glenn Beck began warning people to run from houses of worships which preach "social justice" earlier this year, many critics took it as a stand against charity. Variations of "how could you be against 'social justice?" reverberated throughout the media.Perhaps the most prominent response came from Simon Greer of Jewish Funds for Justice. In a Washington Post op-ed, Greer took issue with Beck's charge to "make sure your church puts God first...
  • Three Precisions: Social Justice

    12/01/2009 3:56:20 PM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 3 replies · 362+ views
    First Things ^ | 12/01/2009 | Michael Novak
    What Is Social Justice? What, exactly, is social justice? (snip) Are we to gather from this that the term social justice is simply a synonym for living out the beauty of the Beatitudes? I once heard a professor at the Catholic University of Ružomberok, Slovakia, say that he thought of social justice as “an ideal arrangement of society, in which justice and charity are fully served. Until then, one cannot say that social justice has been realized.” Does this mean that social justice is a social ideal by which some people measure reality and toward which they strive, progressively, to...
  • Bioethics — Tough questions for us all to consider

    09/30/2009 11:22:59 PM PDT · by BykrBayb · 1 replies · 632+ views
    Meadville Tribune ^ | October 01, 2009 12:05 am | James F. Drane
    After World War II, the U.S. government invested an enormous amount of money in medicine; medical research, medical procedures and medical technologies. This investment made contemporary scientific medicine into American medicine, characterized by a continuing flow of new treatment possibilities. These advances raised all kinds of ethical questions. Some were personal and individual, others were social and political. Both type questions are addressed by a new academic discipline called bioethics. The first attempt to develop a scientific medicine took place in Greece in the 5th century B.C. It was called Hippocratic medicine. Closely linked with this first scientific medicine was...
  • The Common Good Requires the Legal Protection of the Unborn

    06/15/2009 6:45:02 PM PDT · by bdeaner · 2 replies · 231+ views
    The Diocese of Scranton ^ | 6/16/09 | J. Brian Benestad, PhD
    Let us call to mind Pope John XXIII’s famous definition of the common good, as slightly reformulated by the Catechism of the Catholic Church: “the sum total of the conditions of social life which allow people, either as groups or individuals, to reach their own perfection more fully and more easily.” The perfection of each citizen is the goal of civil society and is, therefore, an essential part of the common good. A few examples of the many required social conditions are the legal protection of life, the legal recognition of marriage as a union between a man and woman,...
  • Transcript: John Podesta on 'FNS'("providing for teh common good")

    11/09/2008 2:56:12 PM PST · by FocusNexus · 25 replies · 583+ views
    FoxNews ^ | Nov. 9, 2008 | Chris Wallace and John Podesta
    WALLACE: But the question, of course, is what kind of change. I want to put up something that the liberal economist Paul Krugman wrote in a column in the New York Times this week. Let's put it up. He wrote, "This year's presidential election was a clear referendum on political philosophies, and the progressive philosophy won." Do you agree? PODESTA: Yes, I do. I think that the program that that - again, that was - that - that the Obama-Biden ticket put forth in the campaign focused on providing opportunity for everyone, focused on the common good. And I think...
  • Editorial: Abortion and the Common Good

    09/07/2008 7:38:34 AM PDT · by tcg · 2 replies · 94+ views
    Catholic Online ^ | 9/07/08 | Deacon Keith Fournier
    Among the several organizations using the term “common good” within the ranks of Catholic activism these days there are some who attempt to argue that when people like me emphasize that every procured abortion is intrinsically evil and can never further the Common Good, we are engaging in “a single issue” politics. They argue that this insistence fails to take into account other important elements of Catholic Social thought. I disagree and insist instead that it is the firm foundation for all that other Catholic Social thought. Some of these folks write me in response to my articles. I tell...
  • Cardinal George Corrects the Catholic Vote Debate

    09/06/2008 9:35:36 AM PDT · by Publius804 · 1 replies · 78+ views ^ | September 06, 2008 | Deal W. Hudson
    Cardinal George Corrects the Catholic Vote Debate Posted on September 06, 2008, 9:12 AM | Deal W. Hudson The most important statement from a Catholic bishop of the present political season was published a few days ago by Francis Cardinal George of Chicago. In essence, Cardinal George stated it was a violation of Catholic teaching to evoke the common good in politics without advocating legal protection of yet-to-be-born children. Several "Catholic" political organizations (Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good and Catholics United) have come into existence since 2004 using the "common good" as their guiding principle. Here is what...
  • Love of Country, John McCain

    07/25/2008 8:51:46 AM PDT · by TheNewPundit · 12 replies · 105+ views
    I'm A Pundit Too ^ | 7/25/2008 | john mccain
    My Friends, I am often asked why I want to be President of the United States. And my answer is that I believe in the greatness of this nation as a beacon of goodwill throughout the world. I believe each and every one of us has a duty to serve a cause greater than our own self-interest. I’ve spent my life in service to my country, and I’ve spent my life putting my country first. When I was held as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam from 1967 to 1973, I was given the option to come home early...
  • Obama: "We can' as much as we want"

    05/18/2008 10:30:13 AM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 235 replies · 2,434+ views
    AFP ^ | 5/18/8
    "We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times ... and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK," Obama said. From this story: WASHINGTON (AFP) — Barack Obama set his sights on November's general election Saturday as he campaigned in Oregon, where he hopes to declare victory in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.Obama has said Tuesday's primaries in Oregon and Kentucky could mark the end of his drawn-out battle with rival Hillary Clinton, and his campaign pressed home that message by...

    02/19/2008 6:03:44 PM PST · by neverdem · 208 replies · 766+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | February 18, 2008 | Michael McAuliff
    Another new wrinkle from Hillary Clinton today: she wants a presidential summit on gun control. That came up in the Q-and-A session of her stop in De Pere, after a woman asked about dealing with shootings such as the Northern Illinois University carnage. Clinton started with the line she rolled out a couple days ago about recognizing that there is “no conflict” between letting lawful gunowners have weapons and keeping guns out of the hands of bad guys and the mentally ill. She went on to propose a solution to coming up with a solution for the problem — kind...
  • Tough Days for Freedom

    09/23/2007 9:40:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies · 280+ views
    National Review Online ^ | September 23, 2007 | Mark Steyn
    The heart of the matter Our theme for today comes from George W Bush: “Freedom is the desire of every human heart.” When the president uses the phrase, he’s invariably applying it to various benighted parts of the Muslim world. There would seem to be quite a bit of evidence to suggest that freedom is not the principal desire of every human heart in, say, Gaza or Waziristan. But why start there? If you look in, say, Brussels or London or New Orleans, do you come away with the overwhelming impression that “freedom is the desire of every human heart”?...
  • Illegal Immigration: Amnesty for the Sake of the ‘Common Good’ Is No Good

    06/18/2007 5:58:53 AM PDT · by John Galt 72 · 6 replies · 518+ views
    North Star Writers Group ^ | June 18, 2007 | Matt Carrothers
    Illegal Immigration: Amnesty for the Sake of the ‘Common Good’ Is No Good by Matt Carrothers June 18, 2007 Many words have been typed, speeches made and talk radio monologues delivered questioning the reasons behind President Bush’s passionate pleas for awarding amnesty to tens of millions of illegal aliens. In a Washington Post editorial last week, Bush’s former speechwriter Michael Gerson provided compelling clues about the president’s guiding ideology on the issue. Gerson’s lament that Americans would dare criticize Bush for abdicating his constitutional duty to enforce our laws should rightfully offend the millions of conservatives who have supported their...

    06/14/2007 11:43:14 AM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 66 replies · 2,277+ views
    NCPA Daily Policy Digest ^ | 6/14/2007 | Editorial
    Last week, Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee released a draft of their tax plan that would raise the highest income tax rate by 4.3 percentage points to 39.3 percent immediately. And because the proposal doesn't extend the Bush tax cuts, the highest income tax rate would rise to the neighborhood of 44 percent after 2010; this would lift the top federal income tax rate higher than it was even under Bill Clinton, says the Wall Street Journal. Moreover, families with incomes between $250,000 and $500,000, the "marginal" tax rate paid on the next dollar of earned income...
  • It takes a socialist village . . .

    06/01/2007 11:56:30 AM PDT · by JZelle · 30 replies · 787+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 6-1-07 | Cal Thomas
    Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has unveiled her economic vision. Should she be given the power to implement it, we can say goodbye to the prosperity and opportunity we have enjoyed since the Reagan years. In a speech at Manchester School of Technology in New Hampshire, Mrs. Clinton said it's time to replace President Bush's "ownership society," which she called an "on your own" society, with one based on shared responsibility and prosperity. Mrs. Clinton said she prefers a "we're all in it together" society: "I believe our government can once again work for all Americans. It can...

    05/30/2007 6:43:20 AM PDT · by K-oneTexas · 24 replies · 1,028+ views ^ | 29 May 2007 | Neal Boortz
    Today's Nuze ----- Wednesday - May 30, 2007DID I HAPPEN TO MENTION THAT THERE WAS A WAR ON INDIVIDUALISM? "Fascist ethics begin ... with the acknowledgment that it is not the individual who confers a meaning upon society, but it is, instead, the existence of a human society which determines the human character of the individual. According to Fascism, a true, a great spiritual life cannot take place unless the State has risen to a position of pre-eminence in the world of man. The curtailment of liberty thus becomes justified at once, and this need of rising the State to its...
  • We Are All in It Together, Clinton Says [Shared Prosperity Should Replace "On Your Own' Society"]

    05/29/2007 9:13:29 AM PDT · by HarmlessLovableFuzzball · 211 replies · 6,149+ views
    AP ^ | May 29, 2007 | Holly Ramer
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton outlined a broad economic vision Tuesday, saying it's time to replace an "on your own" society with one based on shared responsibility and prosperity. The Democratic senator said what the Bush administration touts as an "ownership society" really is an "on your own" society that has widened the gap between rich and poor. "I prefer a 'we're all in it together' society," she said. "I believe our government can once again work for all Americans. It can promote the great American tradition of opportunity for all and special privileges for none."...
  • Venezuela moves against second opposition TV channel

    05/28/2007 8:18:16 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies · 1,285+ views
    REuters via Yahoo!News ^ | May 28, 2007 | Brian Ellsworth
    CARACAS (Reuters) - Hours after President Hugo Chavez shut down Venezuela's main opposition broadcaster, his government demanded an investigation of news network Globovision on Monday for allegedly inciting an assassination attempt on the leftist leader. Chavez took Radio Caracas Television, or RCTV, off the air at midnight on Sunday and replaced it with a state-run channel to promote his socialist programs. The move sparked international condemnation and accusations from the opposition that he was undermining democracy in the OPEC nation. Protests over the closure of RCTV, Venezuela's oldest private channel, simmered in several Venezuelan cities on Monday. In some locations,...
  • Chavez threatens to nationalize largest steel maker, banks

    05/03/2007 4:56:10 PM PDT · by Jean S · 103 replies · 4,716+ views
    AFP ^ | 5/3/07
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez threatened Thursday to nationalize the country's largest steel company and private banks unless they make national interests a priority. In a nationally televised speech, the leftist president said he would nationalize steel maker Sidor if it continued to sell its products abroad instead of selling them to domestic industries, particularly in the oil sector.He also announced plans for a law to force the private banking sector to give top priority to the financing of domestic companies.If the banks flout the law, he warned, "they should leave."The outspoken champion of "21st century socialism" and leader of the...
  • What your taxes go for

    04/16/2007 11:44:48 AM PDT · by JZelle · 7 replies · 817+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4-16-07 | Brian Riedl
    Taxpayers rushing to complete their 1040s before the April 17 tax deadline may stop to wonder: What are these steep federal taxes going for? Washington will spend $24,106 per household in 2007 the highest total since World War II, and an inflation-adjusted $4,000 more than in 2001. The federal government will collect $21,992 per household in taxes. The remaining $2,114 represents this year's budget deficit per household, which, along with all prior government debt, will be dumped in the laps of our children. Washington will spend this $24,106 per household as follows: c Social Security/Medicare: $8,301. The 15.3 percent payroll...
  • Communist Party USA estatic over democrat election victories!

    04/04/2007 5:54:53 PM PDT · by exposing_the_left · 2 replies · 401+ views
    Communist Party USA website ^ | Exposing The Left
    The folks at Communist Party, USA (CPUSA) seem quite pleased over the '06 election results! The following appears on the home page of their website: "New Times Require Fresh Politics and Flexible Tactics by Sam Webb, National Chair, 03/30/2007 Main report to the National Committee, CPUSA March 24, 2007 The main focus of this report is the new terrain of struggle. How could it be otherwise? So much is happening, so much is changing, so much is different – these are new times! The Nov. 7, 2006, election was a people's victory. It was a stunning blow to the Bush...
  • Deep Thoughts and Free Beer

    07/18/2006 1:53:00 PM PDT · by JSedreporter · 21 replies · 555+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 18, 2006 | Julia A. Seymour
    Young conservatives in DC apparently like intellectual stimulation in a lecture format, but then again the free beer might have been on more than a few minds. Last Wednesday night, more than 80 young conservative intellectuals crowded into a back room of The Brickskeller on 22nd St, NW to listen to a professor talk about vocation, to eat and drink, and to meet their peers and colleagues. It was the first meeting of “Conservatism on Tap” presented by the ISI (Intercollegiate Studies Institute) Young Alumni group of DC founded by Princeton graduate Evan Baehr. The event was a success, with...
  • Hillary Clinton Expands 'White-House-in-Waiting' (Barf Alert!)

    09/11/2005 6:16:15 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 57 replies · 1,357+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 9/11/05 | NewsMax
    New York Sen. Hillary Clinton is renovating and enlarging her Whitehaven mansion in Washington, D.C. so she can host even larger fundraisers - in the property Democrats already refer to as "the White-House-in-waiting." She is gutting and remodeling the first floor of the home and adding a 1,000-square-foot room on the back, reports the New York Post. The improvements, which are expected to cost $1 million, include a new raised terrace that will overlook a quarter-acre of perfectly manicured gardens when the work is finished in Feb. 2006. "A lot of this is social one-upmanship," political scientist Larry Sabato told...
  • White picket warfare

    08/20/2005 7:49:33 PM PDT · by Coleus · 228+ views
    North Jersey Newspapers ^ | 08.19.05 | ALLISON PRIES
    White picket warfare Friday, August 19, 2005 TARIQ ZEHAWI / THE RECORDHayden Mobbs, 5, rounding the bases in his Ramsey yard. Officials say the family's fence is too high and too close to the street. Cars, cement mixers and landscaping trucks thunder by Hayden Mobbs as he whacks a baseball and scurries around the bases - kept safe from the traffic by a white picket fence that borders the front yard of his Ramsey home.The 5-year-old is oblivious to his parents' $6,000 headache - the very same fence that protects Hayden and his 3-year-old brother Ian from running absent-mindedly into...
  • THE WOMAN WHO WOULD BE PRESIDENT -- The Very Bad News About Hillary Clinton!

    07/05/2005 9:01:39 AM PDT · by clintonbaiter · 57 replies · 3,045+ views
    It is precisely Hillary’s penchant for witch hunts and enemy lists, as revealed, for instance, in the Filegate and Travelgate scandals, which disqualify her from high office, Klein argues. Unfortunately, that same Machiavellian ruthlessness may well carry her to victory in 2008...
  • Hillary Spokesman: Don't Give Ed Klein Airtime - (Hillary "totally controls" networks!)

    06/27/2005 12:54:11 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 65 replies · 2,322+ views
    NEWSMAX.COM ^ | JUNE 27, 2005 | CARL LIMBACHER, JR. & NewsMax Staff
    Senator Hillary Clinton's office is actively trying to discourage interviewers from giving TV time to Ed Klein, author of the controversial bestseller "The Truth About Hillary," Washington Post media critic Howard Kurtz confirmed on Sunday. "A spokesman for Senator Clinton told me that when news organizations call, they do make the argument, why give this guy airtime," Kurtz said, while hosting CNN's "Reliable Sources." Kurtz's comment is the first by a mainstream journalist acknowledging that Sen. Clinton is actively trying to suppress Klein's book in a campaign first reported by NewsMax Monday morning. After being booked on numerous TV Shows,...

    04/13/2005 8:22:55 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 235 replies · 3,238+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 4/13/05
    The lead organizer for the border patrol group the Minutemen said Tuesday that he wants to invite New York Sen. Hillary Clinton to come to the Arizona-Mexico border this month to review their operation, which has so far netted the arrests of more than 300 illegal immigrants. "We're thinking of inviting Hillary Clinton," Minuteman founder James Gilchrist told ABC Radio host Sean Hannity, adding that he'd already looked into flight arrangements to Arizona for the former first lady and could provide appropriate security. Gilchrist's decision to invite Clinton was likely prompted by her tough comments on border security - remarks...
  • Will Hillary Make It to 2008?

    02/09/2005 6:01:14 PM PST · by moutland · 5 replies · 275+ views ^ | February 9, 2005 | American MInuteman
    While most political pundits are wrapped around the axle trying to predict whether Hillary Rodham-Clinton will run for President in 2008, there is the very real and growing possibility that she will have an uphill battle to even retain her Senate seat in 2006, and may even have to fight harder than that to stay out of prison.
  • On Our Civic Responsibility for the Common Good

    10/08/2004 3:19:30 PM PDT · by tcg · 1 replies · 284+ views
    Catholic Way ^ | Archbishop Raymond Burke
    On Our Civic Responsibility for the Common Good Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, INTRODUCTION 1. IN THE SUMMER OF 1982, I spent two months in Bavaria for the study of the German language, as part of my graduate studies in Canon Law. I offered Mass daily in the parish church, and got to know and respect very much the layman who cared for the sacristy of the church. Often, we visited after Mass and discussed spiritual matters. 2. One day, the sacristan opened his heart about the evils of Nazism. He was in his late teen years at the...
  • WANTED FReeper Help: Need Hillary Quotes

    07/22/2004 7:58:58 AM PDT · by christie · 60 replies · 2,005+ views ^ | July 22, 2004 | self
    A couple of weeks back when I read the quote from Hillary, "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good," I thought that it might be a fine idea to archive quotes that show her socialist side, her duplicity, etc. Good quotes aren't that easy to find. The good stuff is usually "she said" from third parties. Otherwise it's a lot of dribble and pabulum and "for the children" and "I'm a victim" from her. She doesn't show her hand too often. I have put together a web site, here, and if any of...
  • Beware of Hillary Clinton and the ''Common Good'' Ruse

    07/07/2004 10:00:46 AM PDT · by Lando Lincoln · 13 replies · 1,171+ views
    Chron Watch ^ | 07 July 2004 | Jan Ireland
    The Bush tax cuts enabled America to climb out of the Clinton recession despite the financial devastations of 9/11 and stock market downturns.  Ten straight months of economic progress and job creation have made the economy robust.         So it is incongruous that Hillary Clinton would tell a San Francisco audience recently that Democrats will rescind the Bush tax cuts for the ''common good.''         Mrs. Clinton’s plan is not only wrong, but it’s socialist.         Ronald Reagan defeated communism, but we are still being leeched by creeping socialism.  The 45 communist goals read into the Congressional Record in 1963...
  • You go, girl!

    07/06/2004 9:16:43 AM PDT · by Nevadan · 4 replies · 1,490+ views
    Las Vegas Review Journal ^ | 7-6-04 | Las Vegas Review Journal Editorial
    Tuesday, July 06, 2004 Copyright © Las Vegas Review-Journal EDITORIAL: You go, girl The Associated Press moved an interesting correction last week. Datelined San Francisco, the wire service acknowledged: "In a June 28 story about former President Clinton and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, The Associated Press erroneously reported a quote by Sen. Clinton. The passage should have included her phrase `and be fiscally responsible.' "The full quote was: `We're not coming to you, many of whom are well enough off that actually the tax cuts may have helped you, and say, "We're going to give you more." We're saying, "You...
  • In grading VP candidates, Hillary gets highest Marx

    07/05/2004 4:54:44 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies · 1,070+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 7/5/04 | Doug Powers
    Hillary Clinton is going to be John Kerry's vice presidential choice. This prediction frightens some people. Having Hillary Clinton run on any presidential ticket is, for many of us, high on our list of things we'd never want to be exposed to, just below "being on a nude beach in the French Riviera and seeing Michael Moore playing volleyball." The recent speculation about the likelihood, or lack thereof, of Hillary being Kerry's running mate got me to thinking about just how the Clintons have gone about positioning themselves. John Kerry has to have some big-time help and will need something...
  • AP Correction: Clintons - San Francisco Story (Hillary's Marxist Speech)

    07/03/2004 7:32:11 AM PDT · by kristinn · 30 replies · 495+ views
    SAN FRANCISCO - In a June 28 story about former President Clinton and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, The Associated Press erroneously reported a quote by Sen. Clinton. The passage should have included her phrase "and be fiscally responsible." The full quote was: "We're not coming to you, many of whom are well enough off that actually the tax cuts may have helped you, and say 'we're going to give you more.' We're saying, 'you know what, for America to get back on track and be fiscally responsible, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you....
  • Publisher Revokes Hillary's Advance for Common Good (Satire)

    07/01/2004 5:54:41 PM PDT · by pookie18 · 6 replies · 242+ views
    ScrappleFace ^ | 7/1/04 | Scott Ott
    In the same week that Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, told a San Francisco audience that future President John Forbes Kerry will take money away from wealthy Americans "on behalf of the common good", the former First Lady's publisher announced it would not pay the $5.3 million deferred advance it owes for her book Living History. "To get the publishing industry, and our company in particular, back on track, we're going to cut that short and not give it to you," a spokesman for Simon and Shuster reportedly told Mrs. Clinton. "We're going to take things away from you on behalf...

    07/01/2004 4:44:05 AM PDT · by RICAN REPUBLICAN · 15 replies · 499+ views
    A warning to those making $50,000.00 per house whole from Hillary Rodham Clinton Below in RED is a DIRECT QUOTE from a typical liberal Democrat that believes they would better handle your money than you, and that you are not capable of making a finical discussion, a liberal doesn't want you to contribute to any organization that will not benefit their agendas, they don't want you to give to such organizations as a Church, and many other organizations that are really helping feed, and cloth the poor. "'Many of you are well enough off that ... the tax cuts may...
  • Return of the Marxist

    07/01/2004 9:36:02 AM PDT · by Willie Green · 24 replies · 304+ views
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | Thursday, July 1, 2004 | editorial
    Funny, the things leftists say when they're in a leftist town surrounded by fellow travelers. Hillary Clinton, erstwhile first lady, current U.S. senator representing New York and probable future presidential candidate, cut loose in San Francisco Monday night at a fund-raiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif. "Many of you are well enough off that ... the (Bush) tax cuts may have helped you," Mrs. Clinton said. "We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to have to cut that short and not give it to you." Should Democrats win the White House and gain control...
  • All Of The Above (Hillary's Remark)

    07/01/2004 6:33:41 AM PDT · by Isara · 62 replies · 799+ views
    INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY ^ | Thursday, July 1, 2004 | Editor
    Governing: For today's multiple choice quiz, identify who said: "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."Please choose from among the following:a) Karl Marxb) Vladimir Ilyich Leninc) Josef Stalind) Hillary ClintonIt's a trick question, because in fact each of them has expressed the same idea. But it is only Clinton who said it in those exact words.Just to assure readers there is no attempt to take her words out of context or to twist them, here is the statement, as provided by The Associated Press, that Clinton gave Monday in San Francisco at a...
  • Hillary: 'We're Going to Take Things Away From You'

    06/30/2004 6:37:49 AM PDT · by kattracks · 36 replies · 599+ views ^ | 6/30/04 | Carl Limbacher and the staff
    Hillary Clinton knows better than you do how to spend your paycheck. Really she does. Just ask her. Few media have trumpeted that Sen. Clinton exposed her socialist agenda during a speech Monday in San Francisco (which the Associated Press dubbed the "leftiest big city on the Left Coast"). But don't take our word for it. We'll go straight to the horse's mouth. "Many of you are well enough off that ... the tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give...
  • They Said It! (Sen. Hillary Clinton [D-NY])

    06/30/2004 11:58:16 AM PDT · by RWR8189 · 108 replies · 782+ views
    SEN. HILLARY CLINTON (D-NY) ON RAISING TAXES: "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." (Beth Fouhy, “Clintons In Town For Double Duty,” The Associated Press,, 6/29/04)
  • Nealz Nuze - 6/30/04

    06/30/2004 6:21:05 AM PDT · by Elkiejg · 15 replies · 349+ views
    Nealz Nuze ^ | 6/30/04 | Neal Boortz
    LIVES SAVED This day, June 30th, was to be the original date for the turnover of sovereignty to Iraq. If the original timeline had been followed there would have been massive attacks on civilian and military targets by terrorists throughout Iraq today. As of this time we haven't seen those attacks. Why not? Because the government took control two days ago. It's old news. Lives were saved by the decision to move up the timetable. HILDABEAST SHOWS HER TRUE COLORS Yesterday, New York Senator Hillary Clinton was speaking at a fund-raiser in San Francisco on behalf of Senator Barbara Boxer....
  • San Francisco rolls out the red carpet for the Clintons

    06/30/2004 6:48:38 AM PDT · by GLH3IL · 16 replies · 294+ views ^ | June 28, 2004 | BETH FOUHY
    The leftiest big city on the Left Coast was Clinton country on Monday, with former President Clinton continuing his blockbuster book tour and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton headlining a Democratic fund-raiser where she vowed to defeat the Republicans' "extraordinarily ruthless machine." Headlining an appearance with other Democratic women senators on behalf of Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is up for re-election this year, Hillary Clinton told several hundred supporters -- some of whom had ponied up as much as $10,000 to attend -- to expect to lose some of the tax cuts passed by President Bush if Democrats win the White...

    06/30/2004 5:14:35 AM PDT · by beaureguard · 21 replies · 405+ views
    Nealz' Nuze ^ | Wednesday, June 30, 2004 | Neal Boortz
    Yesterday, New York Senator Hillary Clinton was speaking at a fund-raiser in San Francisco on behalf of Senator Barbara Boxer. At that fund-raiser, she told those in attendance to expect to lose some of the tax cuts passed by President Bush if Democrats win the White House and control of Congress. That's right...she's telling everyone in advance she and the rest of her leftist pals are going to raise their taxes. Hillary really showed herself at this fund raiser --- if, that is, they manage to get the White House and control of the congress. Not only did Shrillary reveal...
  • Hillary Clinton "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good"

    06/29/2004 10:41:20 PM PDT · by Dragonspirit · 31 replies · 2,608+ views
    The leftiest big city on the Left Coast was Clinton country on Monday, with former President Clinton continuing his blockbuster book tour and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton headlining a Democratic fund-raiser where she vowed to defeat the Republicans' "extraordinarily ruthless machine." Headlining an appearance with other Democratic women senators on behalf of Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is up for re-election this year, Hillary Clinton told several hundred supporters -- some of whom had ponied up as much as $10,000 to attend -- to expect to lose some of the tax cuts passed by President Bush if Democrats win the White...
  • Hillary: We'll take your money for 'common good'

    06/30/2004 3:24:08 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 44 replies · 35,949+ views ^ | June 29, 2004
    Tuesday, June 29, 2004 Hillary: We'll take your money for 'common good'Senator speaks to wealthy taxpayers at San Francisco fund-raiser Posted: June 29, 20045:00 p.m. Eastern © 2004 Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y. Addressing a Democratic fund-raiser yesterday, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., told wealthy supporters the government will need to take money away from them for the "common good." Clinton headlined an appearance with other women Democratic senators in San Francisco, where donors gave as much as $10,000 to California Sen. Barbara Boxer's campaign. "Many of you are well enough off that ... the tax cuts may have helped you," Clinton...
  • Are rich Democrats stupid?

    06/29/2004 11:57:42 AM PDT · by Sola Veritas · 92 replies · 743+ views
    I just read where Hillary made the following comments in a speech: "Many of you are well enough off that ... the tax cuts may have helped you," Sen. Clinton said. "We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." So, I was just wondering if rich democrats are stupid? Someone tells them they are going to rob them, and they pay to get to hear this? What is wrong with this...