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  • EPA building named for former President Clinton

    07/17/2013 7:38:17 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 7/17/13 | Shaquille Brewster, Associated Press
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Clinton administration officials and congressional leaders packed into the Environmental Protection Agency headquarters Wednesday to mark the building's renaming in honor of former President Bill Clinton. "This is a very strong building, and Bill Clinton was a very strong president," Senator Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., said as she welcomed guests to what is now the William Jefferson Clinton Federal Building. Boxer sponsored the legislation to change the building's name. In front of family and friends Clinton strongly defended his environmental legacy, saying his administration's efforts to promote clean air, conserve land, and combat dirty water made a...
  • Disinvite Former President Bill Clinton From the DNC Convention Over His History of Abusing Women

    08/21/2012 5:23:21 AM PDT · by lbryce · 15 replies
    We The People ^ | August 20, 2012 | Staff
    We petition the obama administration to: Disinvite Former President Bill Clinton From the DNC Convention Over His History of Abusing Women In light of President Obama's comments at a White House press conference on Aug. 20, 2012, condemning rape and efforts at "qualifying forcible rape versus non-forcible rape," we the undersigned respectfully urge Pres. Obama to uphold his own standard of condemning sexual abuse of women by disinviting former Pres. Bill Clinton from the upcoming Democratic party convention. Mr. Clinton has a history of abusing women. He has been credibly accused of raping Juanita Broaddrick when he was Arkansas Attorney...
  • Last U.S. Ambassador to Yugoslavia Dies

    02/04/2004 1:01:40 PM PST · by joan · 2 replies · 91+ views
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | January 4, 2004
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Warren Zimmerman, the last U.S. ambassador to Yugoslavia, died Tuesday of pancreatic cancer. He was 69. Zimmerman, a career Foreign Service officer, was named ambassador to Yugoslavia in 1989 by the first President Bush. At the time, the former communist country was breaking up into warring factions, and Zimmerman led the administration's efforts to keep the state together. Bush recalled Zimmerman in 1992 to protest the outbreak of civil war. The war lasted until 1995 and pitted the country's Muslims, Orthodox Christian Serbs and Catholic Croats against each other. The war killed 260,000 and forced 1.8 million...
  • Report: Obama Asks Pres. George W. Bush to Co-Lead Haiti Relief Effort With Bill Clinton

    01/14/2010 5:08:56 AM PST · by kristinn · 145 replies · 4,272+ views
    Thursday, January 14, 2010 | Kristinn
    NBC's Chuck Todd reported on MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' this morning that Barack Obama called former President George W. Bush last night to ask him to co-lead relief efforts for earthquake victims in Haiti along with Bill Clinton.This would be in keeping with Bush asking Clinton and his father President George H. W. Bush to co-lead the relief efforts for the 2004 Sumatra tsunami.Todd said the White House may wait a few days to make the announcement.
  • IowaHawk: Obama Names Bill Clinton to Presidential Post

    11/24/2008 3:53:03 PM PST · by Patrick1 · 48 replies · 2,278+ views
    IowaHawk ^ | 11/25/08 | Patrick1
    Obama Names Bill Clinton to Presidential Post WASHINGTON DC - Ending weeks of speculation and rumors, President-Elect Barack Obama today named Bill Clinton to join his incoming administration as President of the United States, where he will head the federal government's executive branch. "I am pleased that Bill Clinton has agreed to come out of retirement to head up this crucial post in my administration," said Obama. "He brings a lifetime of previous executive experience as Governor of Arkansas and President of the United States, and has worked closely with most of the members of my Cabinet." Clinton said he...
  • Democratic Donor Gets Money Back Due To [Florida]Primary Dilemma

    03/28/2008 6:55:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 681+ views
    NBC 6 TV ^ | March 28, 2008
    MIAMI -- A donor to the Democratic Party asked for a rebate out of frustration over the party's Florida delegate dilemma -- and he got it. Federal records show that Paul Cejas has given six-figure sums to the Democratic National Committee for years, NBC 6's Nick Bogert reported. Cejas asked for his last donation back. He said he was angry with the party, particularly party Chair Howard Dean, over the failure to resolve Florida's delegate dilemma. "Frankly, he's dropped the ball, and I told him, 'You're going to go down in history as the worst chairman of the Democratic Party...
  • When Travel Is Experience [Michael Reagan - Spot On!]

    03/28/2008 9:25:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies · 1,370+ views
    Townhall ^ | March 27, 2008 | Michael Reagan
    I'm indebted to Hillary Clinton for the revelation that my global wanderings when my dad was president qualify me to run for the presidency myself. Mrs. Clinton has been insisting that her global junkets as first lady, and her meetings with foreign leaders, qualify her to be president of these United States. I never thought of it that way, but if she is correct then I am eminently qualified to follow my father's footsteps and take up residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., not merely as a member of the president's family, but as president in my own right. Hillary, who...
  • The Case for an Obama-Clinton Ticket

    03/24/2008 4:47:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies · 1,027+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | March 24, 2008 | Steve Kornacki
    Maybe, just maybe, it’s now worth at least asking whether Hillary Clinton might wind up as the Democratic candidate for vice president. When the chatter about a Democratic “dream ticket” began last year, it was easy to dismiss. Either Clinton or Obama would win a clear victory in the primaries and, after what inevitably would be a contentious campaign, each would want as little to do with the other as possible. Clinton, if she emerged victorious, would instead choose some kind of national security graybeard to her political right, a retired general perhaps, or maybe even a Republican. Likewise, Obama...
  • Hillary’s Economic Hail Mary (Barf Alert)

    03/23/2008 1:57:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies · 879+ views
    Newsweek ^ | March 20, 2008 | Michael Hirsh
    Hello, Hillary? Hate to wake you, but it's 3 o'clock in the morning, and we have a real crisis. It's your campaign, senator. It's Hail Mary time. You've lost the bid for a revote in Florida and, it seems, in Michigan, which means your prospects for prevailing over Barack Obama in the primary popular vote by June are vanishing fast. The Illinois senator, meanwhile, has just delivered a JFK-like speech on race in America--a savvy move that may well have stanched the hemorrhaging of his campaign over the controversial remarks made by his pastor, Jeremiah Wright. The mood could be...
  • Dining Dirty (Jeremiah Wright met with President Clinton)

    03/20/2008 8:09:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies · 369+ views
    Holy Coast ^ | March 21, 2008 | Rick Moore
    An interesting photo has surfaced (h/t Drudge): That's the Rev. Jeremiah Wright grippin' and grinnin' with President Bill Clinton on September 11th, 1998, at a meeting of various clerics where Clinton gave his "I have sinned" speech following the Lewinsky affair. I guess Rev. Wright didn't consider an invitation to the White House as "being treated the same way Clinton treated Lewinsky", to quote the good Reverend. The same day this photo popped up, the story leaked out that the Clintons are shopping the Rev. Wright controversy around to superdelegates in the hopes of getting them to abandon Obama While...
  • Bill Clinton Throws Hillary’s White Flag Up In Iowa

    12/16/2007 1:51:27 AM PST · by enewsreference · 21 replies · 76+ views ^ | 12/16/2007 | eNews Reference
    Bill Clinton gets on television with Charlie Rose and comes out essentially admitting defeat saying, “She might win in Iowa.” And, “I didn’t think she had a chance in Iowa,” as part of a strategy to soften the blow. Unfortunately the problem with this strategy is that the voters in Iowa might be saying something that voters all over the country will say in a fundamental way. It’s time to turn the page on the Bush/Clinton era in politics.
  • Thompson Compares Fund-Raising Of N.Y. Senator With 1996 Scandal

    11/01/2007 12:35:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies · 184+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | November 1, 2007 | Josh Gerstein
    Republican presidential candidate who led a Senate inquiry into illegal foreign fund raising in the 1996 presidential campaign, Fred Thompson of Tennessee, is warning that the phenomenon may be repeating itself with Senator Clinton's current White House bid. "From what I read in the papers, it looks to me like some of the same familiar refrains are playing when I look at Senator Clinton's situation," Mr. Thompson told reporters yesterday during his first campaign swing through California. "I'm not going to jump to any conclusions or make any accusations until all the facts are in, but when I see people...
  • Larry Craig and "Don't Tap, Don't Tell" (Must Read)

    09/05/2007 1:20:24 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies · 1,498+ views
    Townhall ^ | September 5, 2007 | Michael Medved
    The ignominious fall of Senator Larry Craig casts new light on the importance of the nation’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy banning open homosexuals from military service. If preventing public sex in airport men’s rooms is important enough to justify the deployment of undercover cops, isn’t it similarly significant to avoid, at all costs, sexual encounters in military latrines? Imagine the impact on morale and unit cohesion if two guys from the same barracks engaged in toe-tapping hanky-panky (and perhaps much more) while occupying adjacent bathroom stalls in the military facilities? Of course, advocates for gays in the military will...
  • Edwards jabs at former President Clinton (over NAFTA and cost/loss of American jobs)

    08/06/2007 11:20:52 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 761+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/6/07 | Amy Lorentzen - ap
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Democratic presidential contender John Edwards on Monday criticized former President Clinton, arguing that he allowed corporate insiders to shape the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement that has cost U.S. jobs. Edwards' complaints about the former president beloved by voters in his own party was a defiant move meant to highlight rival Hillary Rodham Clinton's relationship with special interests. It comes two days after Clinton refused Edwards' challenge to stop taking campaign donations from lobbyists, saying many represent good causes. "It's time that the president stood up and fought for American workers," Edwards told a crowd...
  • The private Giuliani tests the public's tolerance (2 marriages/'messy' divorce)

    05/08/2007 12:32:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies · 918+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | May 7, 2007 | Paul Lieberman
    Rudolph W. Giuliani's first inauguration as mayor here was a family affair. His 7-year-old son, Andrew, mugged for the cameras as Papa Rudy toasted his television hostess wife, Donna, as "my partner, my inspiration and my lover." Then daughter Caroline, 4, hid behind her hat as the couple kissed that Jan. 2, 1994. Thirteen years later, that familial unit is nowhere to be seen in the Giuliani presidential campaign. The once rambunctious Andrew, now a burly Duke sophomore, has indicated that he has no plans to stump for his father — he's too busy working on his golf game. Neither...
  • Hillary's censorship decree (Can't Mention Bill's Impeachment!)

    03/05/2007 11:35:33 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 1,488+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | March 6, 2007 | Les Kinsolving
    "Clinton Fights to Keep Impeachment Taboo" headlined the Washington Post, with the following subheadline: "After Spat, Campaigns Know to Expect Swift Reprisal for any Hint of the Scandal." And the Post reported: "Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has a new commandment for the 2008 presidential field: Thou shalt not mention anything related to the impeachment of her husband." Can you believe this? The American people are now expected through all members of the media – and all election crowd questioners – to observe censorship. There are to be no questions regarding impeachment, trial and conviction for perjury and obstruction of justice...
  • San Francisco Mayor Says Negative Reaction to His Affair & Alcohol Problem Unfair

    02/11/2007 10:19:39 AM PST · by John Semmens · 42 replies · 772+ views
    AZCONSERVATIVE ^ | 10 Feb 2007 | John Semmens
    San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said he cannot understand why people are so upset with him. News of Newsome’s sexual affair with his former appointments secretary, Ruby Rippey-Tourk, wife of former Newsom adviser Alex Tourk has sparked criticism and calls for his resignation. Unsurprisingly, the criticism has not been ameliorated by Newsome’s announcement that he is going to undergo treatment for alcoholism. “I don’t see what all the fuss is about,” Newsome complained. “President Clinton had lots of affairs, but he’s ‘Mr. Cool’ with the media. Senator Kennedy got drunk, drove off a bridge and killed a young woman he...
  • CA: Former President Clinton speaks to UCLA crowd about oil tax - Prop 87

    10/13/2006 4:57:26 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 44 replies · 840+ views
    Former President Bill Clinton was cheered Friday as he spoke to a university crowd in support of a California ballot measure that would tax oil to fund alternative energy research. Clinton called Proposition 87 "California's way to energy independence." The measure would tax companies drilling for oil in California until it has generated $4 billion. The money would be set aside for loans, grants and subsidies to promote alternative fuels and more energy-efficient vehicles. "To save the planet, improve our national security and create the next generation of good jobs for the American people - that's what Prop 87 represents...
  • Clinton's Latest Glow Job [Ann Coulter]

    10/11/2006 3:17:13 PM PDT · by pogo101 · 78 replies · 3,390+ views ^ | October 11, 2006 | Ann Coulter
    With the Democrats' full-throated moralizing of late, I'm almost tempted to vote for them — although perhaps "full-throated" is the wrong phrase to use with regard to Democrats and sex scandals. The sudden emergence of the Swift Butt Veterans for Truth demonstrates that the Democrats would prefer to talk about anything other than national security. Unfortunately for them, the psychotic Kim Jong Il seems to be setting off nukes, raising the embarrassing issue of the Clinton administration's 1994 "peace" deal with North Korea. At least with former Rep. Mark Foley, you could say the Democrats' hypocritical grandstanding was just politics....
  • NYT Attacks Accuracy Of 9/11 Docu-Drama

    09/06/2006 12:38:40 AM PDT · by Sam Hill · 44 replies · 2,567+ views
    NYT/Sweetness & Light ^ | September 6, 2006 | N/A
    In their never ending quest for the truth, the "Paper Of Treason," the New York Times casts aspersions on the accuracy of the upcoming ABC docu-drama "The Paths To 9/11": 9/11 Miniseries Is Criticized as Inaccurate and BiasedBy JESSE McKINLEYPublished: September 6, 2006SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5 — Days before its scheduled debut, the first major television miniseries about the Sept. 11 attacks was being criticized on Tuesday as biased and inaccurate by bloggers, terrorism experts and a member of the Sept. 11 commission, whose report makes up much of the film’s source material.The six-hour miniseries, “The Path to 9/11,” is...