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  • British Govt tried to kill BBC reporter Gilligan: ex-BBC official Greg Dyke

    10/17/2004 4:52:49 PM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 34 replies · 1,044+ views
    Greg Dyke, former director general of the BBC, has claimed that the British Government "tried to kill" Andrew Gilligan. Reporter Gilligan broke the story that British intelligence had "sexed up" a dossier on Iraq that sought to justify Britain's support for US-led invasion of the country. "The Government tried to kill him," claimed Dyke about Gilligan, who was forced out of his job at the BBC in January in the wake of the Hutton report that inquired into the death of scientist David Kelly. Kelly was the main source for Gilligan. Dyke was speaking at the Cheltenham Festival of Literature...
  • Joan Jett: My full, uncensored fury (Anti-Republican e-mail screed)

    11/02/2014 1:06:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 159 replies
    MoveOn.Org e-mail | November 1, 2014 | Joan Jett
    Dear XXXX: If this weren't an email, I'd lay out my full—uncensored—fury at Republicans and right-wing forces that hold women down, keep us subservient. But it is an email, so I'll say my piece as politely as I can: This election is ours to win, if we do the work. As I see it, politicians make laws that put women's bodies and our paychecks into their hands. But we're not just a voting group to be courted by ad execs. Women, and the men who stand with us, are the majority. And when we show up and vote, women win....
  • Hillary Clinton’s Wall Street backers: We get it

    04/16/2015 5:31:06 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    Politico ^ | April 15, 2015 | Gabriel Debenedetti, Kenneth P. Vogel and Ben White Read
    Hillary Clinton sounded like a woman on a mission after her long drive into the heartland: “There’s something wrong,” she told Iowans on Tuesday, when “hedge fund managers pay lower taxes than nurses or the truckers I saw on I-80 when I was driving here over the last two days.” But back in Manhattan, the hedge fund managers who’ve long been part of her political and fundraising networks aren’t sweating the putdown and aren’t worrying about their take-home pay just yet.
  • Hillary Clinton Wrong On Family’s Immigration History, Records Show [She Made Up Story]

    04/15/2015 7:03:49 PM PDT · by rightistight · 44 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | 4/15/15 | Andrew Kaczynski
    Speaking in Iowa Wednesday, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that all her grandparents had immigrated to the United States, a story that conflicts with public census and other records related to her maternal and paternal grandparents. The story of her grandmother specifically immigrating is one Clinton has told before. Clinton’s sole foreign-born grandparent, Hugh Rodham Sr., immigrated as a child. “Her grandparents always spoke about the immigrant experience and, as a result she has always thought of them as immigrants,” a Clinton spokesman told BuzzFeed News. “As has been correctly pointed out, while her grandfather was an immigrant,...
  • Evolution: Hillary no longer wants marriage left to states, hopes the Supreme Court rules for SSM

    04/15/2015 6:46:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/15/2015 | AllahPundit
    I know what you’re thinking. Didn’t she long ago hop aboard the gay-marriage bandwagon, knowing that it’s now an absolute litmus test for Democrats? Granted, she only formally expressed her support for SSM in 2013, but surely that support encompassed a Supreme Court ruling on equal protection legalizing gay marriage nationwide. The left might tolerate her being a Wall Street crony and a hawk and about 8,000 other things they profess to loathe, but they won’t tolerate her thwarting their “Selma envy” by hedging on gay marriage. They let Obama slide on that in 2008 because it was still...
  • MSNBC: HILLARY’S GAY MARRIAGE POSITION CHANGED FROM LAST YEAR

    04/15/2015 6:52:56 PM PDT · by yuffy · 9 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Apr 2015 | by IAN HANCHETT
    MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts and Joy Reid noted that Hillary Clinton had undergone a politically convenient evolution on same-sex marriage on Wednesday’s “MSNBC Live.” Roberts pointed out that Clinton’s statement that she hopes the Supreme Court will rule that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right is “a different line” than Hillary’s position in an interview she conducted with NPR last year, where she said, “for me, marriage had always been a matter left to the states…I fully endorse the efforts by activists who work state-by-state,” and that after leaving the Secretary of State’s office she was able to “very quickly announce...
  • VIDEO: What Do Americans Think of Hillary's New Campaign Logo?

    04/15/2015 4:34:36 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 70 replies
    mrctv.org ^ | April 14, 2015 | Dan Joseph
    Last Sunday, Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy for the presidency of the United States. She also revealed her new campaign logo. The logo is unique to say the least and was met with a great deal of mockery and derision from all corners of the World Wide Web. Many Americans still haven't had a chance to see the logo yet, so I went down to the National Mall and asked Americans what the logo reminded them of and whether they thought it would make a good symbol for Hillary's fledgling campaign.
  • Media Flock After Hillary Clinton’s ‘Mystery Machine’ Like A Bee To Honey

    04/15/2015 12:48:27 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 38 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | April 15, 2015 | Justin Koski
    VIDEO This is Just sad. On Tuesday in Iowa, Hillary Clinton’s ‘Mystery Machine’ van was seen arriving at her first campaign event when, suddenly, a flock of reporters chased after her. The footage has produced a comedic response of sorts:
  • EXCLUSIVE: Campaign staff recruited and DROVE 'everyday' Iowans to Hillary's first campaign stop

    04/15/2015 1:02:22 PM PDT · by Raebie · 50 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | April 15, 2015 | David Martsoko
    Hillary Clinton's astroturf candidacy is in full swing in Iowa. Her Tuesday morning visit to a coffee shop in LeClaire, Iowa was staged from beginning to end, according to Austin Bird, one of the men pictured sitting at the table with Mrs. Clinton. Bird told Daily Mail Online that campaign staffer Troy Price called and asked him and two other young people to meet him Tuesday morning at a restaurant in Davenport, a nearby city. Price then drove them to the coffee house to meet Clinton after vetting them for about a half-hour. The three got the lion's share of...
  • Campaign staff DROVE 'ordinary' Iowans to Hillary's first campaign stop

    04/15/2015 2:37:36 PM PDT · by grundle · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 15, 2015 | David Martosko
    Full title: Campaign staff DROVE 'ordinary' Iowans to Hillary's first campaign stop - including health care 'lobbyist in training' who was an Obama campaign intern and Biden chauffeur Austin Bird sat for coffee on Tuesday morning in the town of LeClaire, Iowa, chatting with Hillary Clinton as photographers snapped pictures News reports called him a 'student' and her campaign called it an unscripted event But Clinton's Iowa political director Troy Price drove Bird and two other people to the coffee house Bird is a hospital government relations official who interned with Barack Obama's 2012 presidential campaign The Iowa Democratic Party,...
  • Chipotle Manager: Hillary Clinton Didn't Leave Anything in Tip Jar [link only]

    04/15/2015 2:32:01 PM PDT · by grundle · 205 replies
    bloomberg.com [link only] | April 15, 2015 | David Knowles
    link only: http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-04-15/chipotle-manager-hillary-clinton-didn-t-leave-anything-in-tip-jar
  • I Am An ‘Everyday Iowan’ And Here Is How Close I Got To Hillary Clinton Today

    04/14/2015 5:10:32 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 60 replies
    ijreview.com ^ | april 14, 2015 | erika smalley
    Hi. My name is Erika Smalley. I grew up in Iowa and am currently a student at Kirkwood Community College. That’s the same place that Hillary Clinton visited on her first campaign stop to my state. I went there to see if I could meet Hillary:
  • I Am An 'Everyday Iowan' And Here Is How Close I Got To Hillary Clinton Today

    04/15/2015 10:51:47 AM PDT · by MockTurtle · 35 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 4/14/15 | Erika Smalley
    Hi. My name is Erika Smalley. I grew up in Iowa. I am currently a student at Kirkwood Community College. That's the same place that Hillary Clinton visited on her first campaign stop to my state. I went there to see if I could meet Hillary. Here is Hillary’s press release: Screen Shot 2015-04-14 at 3.36.14 PM I arrived about an hour before the event and all I could find were reporters. Lots of reporters. IMG_0156 Which is funny, because all they had to stare at was an empty Iowa field. IMG_0179 Anyway, some protesters trickled in. IMG_0158 These guys...
  • Walker: Hillary Does Well Only When People 'Feel Sympathetic

    04/15/2015 8:24:09 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 17 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | April 15, 2015 | Michael Warren
    ".....Back in 1999, Walker was a 31-year-old state assemblyman, while Clinton was preparing to run for the U.S. Senate in New York as a Democrat. In January of that year, the future Badger State governor called into Bob and Brian, a popular morning radio talk show based in Milwaukee and heard throughout the state. Among Walker's comments about the state and national political news was his assessment of Clinton's political assets and liabilities. "Her poll numbers do very, very well when she’s not talking about much and when, quite frankly, when people feel a bit sympathetic for her having to...
  • Inside Hillary's 'Very Luxurious' Van: A Bed, TV, and Lots of Leather

    04/14/2015 3:19:48 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 57 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 4-14-15 | Daniel Halper
    Hillary Clinton has arrived at her first campaign stop, completing the 965 mile trip from Chappaqua, New York to Le Claire, Iowa in about two days time. Her choice of transportation? A Secret Service owned and operated van. The van, however, isn't an everyday minivan or even a full-sized van. It's a luxury vehicle outiftted with top amenities. Specifically: It's a limited edition Chevrolet Express van upfitted with a Limited SE packed by Explorer Vans company "It's very luxurious," a salesman who helped deliver this vehicle tells me on the phone. "I'd rank it up there with the best." The...
  • 57% Think Hillary Clinton Likely To Win in 2016

    04/15/2015 8:29:35 AM PDT · by yoe · 21 replies
    Most voters think Hillary Clinton will be the next president of the United States even though they have very mixed feelings about her. To see survey question wording (click here)
  • Hillary's Campaign: Already Media-Assisted (Anyone Surprised?)

    04/15/2015 7:43:08 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 15, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    It is fair to say that Hillary Clinton is as liberal as Ted Cruz is conservative. This will explain why our so-called "objective" media are already treating Hillary as the Third Coming (Obama was No. 2) while Cruz merits hide-your-children alarms. Just the adjectives give it away. Hillary's Twitter launch on April 12 was received with words like "sleek," "savvy," "trending," "electrifying," and "approachable" She was packaged by the press exactly as she wanted it: a humble "champion of everyday Americans." Compare that to the Ted Cruz launch on March 23. These words framed the introduction: "scary," "dangerous," "slimy," "firebrand,"...
  • Hillary Clinton-Julian Castro 2016: an already inevitable Democratic ticket?

    04/15/2015 7:13:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 89 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | April 14, 2015 | Linda Feldmann
    All the talk about GOP Sen. Marco Rubio’s prospects as a presidential candidate raises an inevitable question for Democratic favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton: If she’s the nominee, will she choose a Latino as her running mate?
  • 18 burning questions about Hillary’s road trip

    04/15/2015 6:49:11 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 42 replies
    MSNBC ^ | April 13, 2015 | Anna Brand
    Time to put the pedal to the metal. On a sunny Sunday afternoon, just hours after officially declaring her presidential bid, Hillary Clinton hopped into a black van for a 16-hour road trip from Chappaqua, New York to Iowa. Clinton is traveling with longtime aide Huma Abedin and spokesperson Nick Merrill. Secret service is with them and she is not likely behind the wheel herself. The trip will take her along I-80 through the swing states of Pennsylvania and Ohio before she arrives in Iowa. Americans love road trips. As Clinton prepares for her first public appearance as a presidential...
  • De Blasio Shuns Hillary: "This Is a Different Country We’re Living in Right Now"

    04/15/2015 4:18:24 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | April 15, 2015 | Daniel Halper
    New York City mayor Bill de Blasio once again refused to endorse his former boss, Hillary Clinton, in remarks today. "This is a different country we’re living in right now, and I think we need to hear a vision that relates to this tim," de Blasio said.
  • Hillary Clinton: I’m ‘Going To Drink My Way Across Iowa’

    04/15/2015 5:59:20 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 102 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/14/2015 | Alex Griswold
    Former Secretary of State and newly-announced presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should probably watch her phrasing after she told Iowans she planned to “drink [her] way across Iowa.” No, she wan’t talking about alcohol. Clinton reportedly made the comments at a coffee house in Cedar Rapids. “The big rallies and massive fundraising blitzes have to wait,” read the AP report on the stop. “Hillary Rodham Clinton is getting her 2016 campaign for president started with a few caffeinated beverages and says she’s ready to ‘drink my way across Iowa.’”
  • The Hillary coalition: Why white women will play kingmaker in 2016

    04/14/2015 6:32:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    The Week ^ | April 13, 2015 | Marc Ambinder
    Hillary Clinton is in it to ... assure you that she'll work hard to deserve your vote, especially if you're an everyday American. "Everyday American" is a short phrase that encapsulates the grand strategy of her campaign, a subtle way of throwing shade on the non-everyday Americans — the people that Elizabeth Warren decries, the 1 percent, the Wall Street bankers, and, generally, opponents of progress. Whether Clinton's campaign will be revolutionary or regular is a question that'll take at least a year or more to answer. Judging by the way the media dissected her campaign video, political reporters will...
  • European foreign ministers back Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid

    04/14/2015 5:11:44 AM PDT · by DeaconBenjamin · 25 replies
    The foreign ministers of Germany and France appear to publicly back Hillary Clinton’s bid for the US presidency. Laurent Fabius of France and Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany offered unusual praise for Clinton, who on Sunday revealed she was joining the race to replace Barack Obama at the helm of US government. They were joined by Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president. Fabius described Clinton as “an exceptional woman for a job that requires exceptional qualities”, a comment Reuters called a “rare show of support from a French official to a candidate for a crucial foreign election”. It came after Steinmeier...
  • The 'New' Hillary Clinton

    04/14/2015 6:04:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 14, 2015 | Cal Thomas
    In the video announcing her presidential candidacy, Hillary Clinton says the economic deck "is still stacked in favor of those at the top." She should know because she has gobbled up a lot of cash for speaking fees and the Clinton Foundation. The video also includes the word "reinventing," a kind of self-reset button (it didn't work with the Russians, but she apparently thinks it will work for her). After 67 years on this earth, the last 23 of which have been in the political spotlight, Hillary thinks the public may not know who she is. In fact, we do...
  • Hillary Clinton goes incognito to grab some Chipotle

    04/14/2015 6:02:39 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 53 replies
    NY POST ^ | April 14, 2015 | Joe Tacopino
    Hillary Rodham Clinton put on some dark glasses and slipped quietly into an Ohio Chipotle restaurant on Monday — but nobody noticed. The presidential candidate, joined by aide Huma Abedin, ordered the chicken burrito bowl with guacamole at the Mexican-food eatery just outside Toledo, where she stayed for about 45 minutes, according to WTVG-TV. Manager Charles Wright told ABC News that no one recognized Clinton in her dark shades. He only released a security video of Hillary’s nosh stop after he was contacted by journalists.
  • Hillary Candidacy Doesn't Worry Me

    04/14/2015 5:15:16 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 14, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    Please forgive me, but I'm singularly unimpressed with Hillary Clinton in general, but especially as a Democratic presidential candidate. I'm neither smug nor complacent about the likelihood of defeating her, but I am incautiously optimistic. I hope I'm not wrong; the country can't take four more years of the same disastrous policies. Frankly, I'm a bit surprised that Hillary appears to be the anointed candidate with virtually no one in the party surfacing to challenge her for the nomination. If she was ever a good candidate, her time has clearly passed, because the mythical image that she has invested so...
  • The other Brooklyn campaign HQ (Brooklyn, Iowa)

    04/13/2015 4:38:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    WAPI-AM / CNN ^ | April 13, 2015
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) BROOKLYN, Iowa (CNN) - Hillary Clinton kicked off her Brooklyn, New York, headquartered presidential campaign on Sunday, but what she and her staff may not realize is that there is already a campaign HQ in Brooklyn. Iowa, that is. Standing on W. Front Street in Brooklyn, Iowa, is a nondescript building with a few small windows and red, white and blue lights outside. Above the door, the building is identified as "Campaign HQ," a company that is "Now Hiring!!" The business has little to do with Clinton, who currently finds herself road tripping from New York to Iowa for...
  • Let’s Look At Self-Declared "Pantsuit Aficionado" Hillary Clinton’s Colorful Style History

    04/13/2015 4:06:53 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    E! Online ^ | April 13, 2015 | by Lindsey Sirera
    Long before her entrance into the Twitter-verse and subsequent self-declaration as a "pantsuit aficionado," Hillary Clinton left little doubt that she was, well, a pantsuit aficionado. Tangerine, candy apple red, lemon yellow—the former Secretary of State hasn't found a juicy hued suit that she hasn't just loved. And why should she? They're her staple! Mrs. Clinton's pantsuit kick isn't anything new. Her passion for pantsuits began in the early '90s, and since she's treated the American political scene to a stylish parade of rainbow-hued suits. From her time as a Senator to her 2008 presidential campaign bid, Mrs. Clinton has...
  • How badly do I want to be president—Hillary Clinton reviews the lies she’s told

    04/13/2015 5:34:07 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 13 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/13/15 | Al Kaltman
    The Lies of Hillary Author’s Note: I only listed the lies that Hillary Clinton has told that came immediately to mind. I expect I forgot to mention some and as her campaign rolls out she will surely tell additional lies, so if anyone reading this remembers any that I haven’t listed or becomes aware of any new ones she tells please be sure to add them to the list of Hillary’s Lies. 1. My husband is not a sexual predator. 2. Bill and I have a normal marriage, and any assertions that by defending him against allegations of aberrant sexual...
  • VIDEO: Hillary's New Campaign Manager Hilariously Explains Their 'Strategy"

    04/13/2015 4:54:53 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 31 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 04/13/2015 | Steven Crowder
    There isn’t a whole lot that I can say about Hillary’s new campaign that her manager doesn’t better explain in the video there. Wow. You'll be glad you watched it.
  • Hillary Clinton spotted at Chipotle in Ohio 'trying to be incognito'...

    04/13/2015 4:29:59 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 119 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 4-13-15 | Celeste Katz
    Today, a burrito bowl ... tomorrow, the Oval Office? Hillary Clinton made a Chipotle pitstop in Maumee, Ohio, on her way from New York to Iowa Monday, with security video showing her and longtime aide Huma Abedin sporting shades as they put in their orders. General Manager Charles Wright told the Daily News Clinton was in his restaurant at about 1:20 p.m. Monday, ordering a chicken bowl with guacamole, a chicken salad, and a blackberry Izze. Wright said Clinton did nothing to attract attention to herself — and it worked. "She wasn't, like, obvious and no one made a scene,"...
  • Here's What a Hillary Clinton Presidency Would Mean for Global Warming

    04/13/2015 3:11:56 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | April 13, 2015 | By Ben Adler
    It's strange to remember how bitterly divisive the 2008 Democratic presidential primary battle was. Hillary Clinton's and Barack Obama's platforms and ideological positioning were awfully similar. And on the chief difference between them—Obama's less hawkish foreign policy—the victor wiped away that distinction by appointing Clinton as secretary of state. Now Clinton has announced her candidacy and is poised to coast through the 2016 Democratic primaries as her party's prohibitive favorite. Would a Clinton presidency be essentially a third Obama term? On climate change and energy, it seems the answer is yes. For better and for worse, Clinton's record and stances...
  • Hillary Clinton’s Long-Awaited Presidential Announcement Has a Typo

    04/13/2015 4:26:38 PM PDT · by Libloather · 42 replies
    Boston ^ | 4/12/15 | Nik DeCosta-Klipa
    Due to an error in her years-in-the-making presidential announcement, Hillary Clinton’s campaign said Sunday that she has “fought children and families all her career.”
  • Republicans preemptively react to Hillary Clinton’s coming presidential announcement

    04/13/2015 7:08:06 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 7 replies
    Yahoo Politics ^ | 4/12 | Dylan Stableford
    “Hillary Clinton represents the worst of the Washington Machine,” a voiceover says in the 60-second ad, which is scheduled to air beginning Monday in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. “The arrogance of power, corruption and cover-up, conflicts of interest and failed leadership with tragic consequences — the Washington Machine is destroying the American dream.”
  • Poll: Vast Majority of Americans Say Hillary Being a Woman "Doesn't Matter Much" In .. Their Vote

    04/13/2015 1:01:55 PM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 4/13/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Now that Hillary Clinton has officially announced her run for president, experts and pundits will be studying more closely why Americans will or will not vote for her. Based on her campaign launch, Clinton isn't interested in touting her time as Secretary of State to get herself in the White House. Instead, her campaign will be all about "breaking glass ceilings" and asking for votes in order to make history as the first female president. The goal is to accuse all critics of her policies and 35 year long record in Washington of sexism and misogyny. As Cortney reported earlier,...
  • Hillary Clinton to make climate ‘top of agenda’ for White House run

    04/13/2015 3:07:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Responding to Climate Change ^ | April 13, 2015 | Ed King
    Presidential bid could be first in US history to make global warming key election issue, highlighting differences with Republicans. John Podesta, who recently quit his job as advisor to President Barack Obama, tweeted this would be “top of the agenda” for Clinton as she prepares her run for the White House. John Podesta ✔ @johnpodesta Helping working families succeed, building small businesses, tackling climate change & clean energy. Top of the agenda. #Hillary2016 3:45 PM - 12 Apr 2015 A Washington veteran who was also advisor to Bill Clinton, Podesta is widely credited as the brains behind Obama’s climate change...
  • 8 Reasons Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Will Be A Trainwreck

    04/13/2015 12:15:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 04/13/2015 | By Mollie Hemingway
    Hillary Clinton has announced what everyone’s known for years: She’s running for the Democratic nomination for president. Anyone not a Democratic partisan who was old enough to be mildly cognizant by the late 1990s is sighing. After all the scandals and lies and claims of victim status, do we really need to go through all that again? #HillarysBigAnnouncement pic.twitter.com/BQtZ75pU3H— Michael Deppisch (@deppisch) April 10, 2015 Clinton’s announcement on April 12 comes 16 years to the day after a “Federal judge held President Clinton in contempt of court … saying he had willfully provided false testimony under oath” in a...
  • HASHTAG BACKLASH! GREAT Anti-Hillary Meme Pics from Twitter!

    04/13/2015 11:47:16 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 99 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3-13-2015 | TCRLAF
    Seems Hillary is just getting BLASTED on Twitter. Share these great memes on Facebook, Instragram, and everywhere else!!
  • Mom’s running for president, and Chelsea Clinton is on the cover of Elle

    04/13/2015 12:05:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 115 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 04/12/2015 | By Anne Gearan
    <p>Chelsea Clinton is on the cover of the forthcoming issue of Elle magazine, which will be available a few days after her mother announces a second run for the White House.</p> <p>Hillary Rodham Clinton is expected to formally declare her candidacy on Sunday.</p>
  • NBC’s Mitchell: Clinton Avoided Foreign Policy in Launch Because of Her ‘Missteps’

    04/13/2015 12:00:42 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 2015-04-13 | Josh Feldman
    NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reviewed Hillary Clinton‘s 2016 kickoff yesterday. Calling into her own MSNBC show today, guest-hosted by Luke Russert, Mitchell said Clinton’s going to have to start defining who she is and what she stands for.Clinton’s introductory video focused around American families and domestic policy, and did not exactly touch on foreign policy. The reason for this, Mitchell said, is because there were “a lot of missteps there” in the Obama administration while she was Secretary of State.Mitchell cited the rise of ISIS, the toppling of Middle Eastern leaders not working out, several failed states, and the controversy...
  • Obama won't automatically endorse Hillary

    04/13/2015 11:42:02 AM PDT · by McGruff · 23 replies
    THE HILL ^ | April 13, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    President Obama will not automatically endorse Hillary Clinton now that she has formally declared her candidacy for president, the White House said Monday. Press secretary Josh Earnest said that Obama and Clinton have “become friends” during Clinton's years serving as secretary of State but “there are other people who are friends of of the president” who are considering their own campaigns. Vice President Biden is among the Democrats considering a run for the White House. Obama on Saturday said Clinton would be “an excellent president” and called her his friend. Earnest called Clinton an “effective” advocate for the president dating...
  • Nate Silver: Clinton Begins The 2016 Campaign, And It’s A Toss-up Between Her and Any GOP Candidate

    04/13/2015 10:08:58 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Five Thirty Eight Politics ^ | 04/13/2015 | Nate Silver
    There’s already plenty of bad punditry regarding the chances of Hillary Clinton — who officially announced her candidacy on Sunday — to become the 45th president. You can find Democrats boasting about their “blue wall” in the Electoral College and how hard this will make it for any Republican to win. Or Republicans warning that the Democratic Party rarely wins three elections in a row. Most of this analysis is flimsy. So is the commentary about the ups-and-downs in early swing state polls. And when you see some pundit declaring a minor misstep to be a “game changer,” find someone...
  • Nailing the Hillary Talking Points (Vanity)

    04/13/2015 9:58:47 AM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 24 replies
    My Fertile Brain ^ | 4/13/2015 | Uncle Miltie
    Let’s nail down our talking points about Hillary Clinton. Make your points brief, accurate, recognizable to low info voters, and politically savage. For example: 1) Murdered Ambassador in Benghazi 2) Wiped server clean 3) “Success” is Yemen 4) Took Millions from Foreign Governments 5) No Legislative success 6) No Foreign Policy success 7) Lost Iraq to ISIS Please add. When we're done, I'll re-compile for general use. We need the ~10 point perfected take-down of Hillary. Then we pound the same points for 1.5 years. Everywhere, every time. Drive Hillary's negatives so high, people want to puke.
  • Clinton Campaign Rolls Out "Hillary for America" Catchphrase; Is Her Own Campaign Sexist?

    04/13/2015 9:51:59 AM PDT · by rightistight · 19 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 4/13/15 | Aurelius
    Hillary Clinton declared that she is running for President yesterday. Her campaign slogan: "Hillary for America!" In the weeks leading up to the announcement, however, Democrats have claimed that referring to Ms. Clinton as just "Hillary" is sexist. The following Democrats on Twitter, for example, display that sentiment: Yet the former First Lady's phrase is "Hillary for America!" This begs the obvious question: is Clinton's own campaign sexist against her? By the standards created by the Left, the answer is an obvious "yes."
  • REPORT: TEAM HILLARY AIMING TO RAISE $2.5 BILLION

    04/13/2015 6:13:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 12, 2015 | Staff
    Hillary Clinton supporters are reportedly aiming to raise $2.5 billion for her 2016 presidential bid. According to a New York Times report, Clinton’s campaign will likely “cost more than any presidential bid waged before,” with her supporters “looking to raise as much as $2.5 billion in a blitz of donations from Democrats who overwhelmingly support her candidacy.”
  • New York Democrats unmoved by Hillary’s announcement

    04/13/2015 7:42:39 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | 2015-04-13 | Fredric U. Dicker April 13, 2015 | 1:53am
    Hillary Rodham Clinton entered the presidential race Sunday to a stunning cold shoulder from Mayor de Blasio and few signs of genuine enthusiasm from other top New York Democrats, who want to see her espouse a far more liberal agenda.
  • Enter the Dragon Lady

    04/13/2015 8:13:20 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-13-2015 | MOTUS
    TODAY’S POST IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE LETTER “H”Apparently there were some (many) who did not find Hillary’s (can I still call her that?) roll out amazing. Some felt her new logo looked like a sign directing you to the nearest hospital:While others thought her video announcement looked more like a Colonial Penn Life Insurance commercial.Some took the opportunity to remind the electorate that this would be another 2 for the price of 1 campaign:h/t BookwormBuy one pantsuit, get the Big Dawg for free!The mainstream however was very impressed: Hillary Clinton’s campaign announcement on Sunday lit up Facebook —...
  • Twitter Turns Clinton's 'H' Logo into Target for Ridicule

    04/13/2015 7:10:37 AM PDT · by kingattax · 120 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12 Apr 2015
    Hillary Clinton's campaign rollout on social media set Twitter abuzz as she likely hoped, but part of the discussion quickly veered away from the candidate herself to her new logo, and it got a hearty "thumbs down." The blocky blue "H" with a horizontal red arrow running through it looked like a road sign pointing to a hospital, some said; it looked too similar to the logo for FedEx, others complained; it could easily be compared with a World War II-era Hungarian fascist party logo, a journalist for the Wall Street website Business Insider pointed out. Worse yet for the...
  • Gay Couple in Hillary Clinton Campaign Clip Prompts '18+' Age Warning on Russian TV

    04/13/2015 9:14:26 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    ABC News ^ | 04/13/2015 | By PATRICK REEVELL
    The launch of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign has proved an unexpected test of Russia’s controversial so-called “gay-propaganda” law. The independent, opposition TV channel, Dozhd TV, decided it was obliged to include an “18+” age-rating on the video announcing the launch of Clinton’s campaign because it features a gay couple holding hands. Clinton’s campaign released the video Sunday to formally announce her run. As the video briefly shows the gay couple holding hands, a voice-over from one of the men says, "I’m getting married this summer to someone I really care about." A spokesperson for Dozhd TV told ABC News...
  • Susan Rice replaces Rahm Emanuel as White House ‘F bomb’ czar

    03/06/2015 10:00:44 AM PST · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 6, 2015 | Bill Gertz
    White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice has developed a reputation among those who work with her for harshly criticizing people by using the “F bomb,” according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with two exchanges. The first case involved a 2013 White House meeting between Ms. Rice and Gen.Keith Alexander, who was director of the National Security Agency, regarding NSA spying on foreign leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. According to one senior U.S. official, Ms. Rice opened the conversation with the four-star general, now retired, with: “Why the [expletive] are you listening to Angela Merkel’s phone...