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  • In our opinion: It's time to learn from the dangerously quick judgments of the past

    09/05/2014 4:30:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Deseret News ^ | September 4, 2014 | The Editors
    Two years ago, the media reported that Trayvon Martin, a young, unarmed black man, had been gunned down by a white assailant named George Zimmerman, and racism was the reason. But then the facts started to dribble out, and many of the assumptions that drove the initial outrage turned out to be inaccurate. The Martin shooting wasn’t the first time the media has gotten it wrong. Many may not remember the case of Richard Jewell, the security guard who alerted police about pipe bombs left in a park during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. He was wrongfully charged with the...
  • Ex-FBI director Freeh finds possible corruption in BP settlement program

    09/07/2013 8:36:15 AM PDT · by fone · 16 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/06/2013 | Associated Press
    NEW ORLEANS — A former FBI director recommended Friday that the Justice Department investigate whether several lawyers plotted to corrupt the settlement program designed to compensate victims of BP’s 2010 Gulf oil spill.*snip* However, Freeh concluded that then-top members of Juneau’s staff engaged in conduct that was improper, unethical and possibly criminal. He recommended that his report be forwarded to the Justice Department.*snip* BP spokesman Geoff Morrell said the report “confirms what BP has suspected for some time: there has been fraud and unethical conduct within the facility itself and among various claimants and their lawyers —and immediate steps need...
  • [August 30, 2007] Richard Jewell, 44, Hero of Atlanta Attack, Dies

    03/24/2012 6:06:07 PM PDT · by hiho hiho · 87 replies · 2+ views
    NY Times ^ | August 30, 2007 | KEVIN SACK
    Richard A. Jewell, whose transformation from heroic security guard to Olympic bombing suspect and back again came to symbolize the excesses of law enforcement and the news media, died Wednesday at his home in Woodbury, Ga. He was 44. The heavy-set Mr. Jewell, with a country drawl and a deferential manner, became an instant celebrity after a bomb exploded in Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta in the early hours of July 27, 1996, Only minutes earlier, Mr. Jewell, who was working a temporary job as a guard, had spotted the abandoned green knapsack that contained the bomb, called it to...
  • Judge dismisses final libel claim in Richard Jewell lawsuit

    12/12/2007 7:35:45 AM PST · by SmithL · 19 replies · 316+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 12/11/7 | TIM EBERLY
    Olympic park security guard Richard Jewell's long-standing libel suit against The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is over for now. State Court Judge John R. Mather on Tuesday dismissed the final claim that remained in Jewell's suit against the newspaper, said AJC attorney Peter Canfield. Mather had dismissed all but one of 22 claims in 2006. "We are pleased by the judge's ruling," AJC Publisher John Mellott said Tuesday, "which affirms what we always knew — that our reporting of the Centennial Olympic bombing investigation was fair, responsible and accurate." The case has taken 11 years to resolve, and it might be resurrected...
  • Richard Jewell: The Death of a Little Big Man

    09/11/2007 7:21:31 AM PDT · by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus · 15 replies · 1,087+ views
    The Intellectual Conservative ^ | 11 Sept 2007 | Nicholas Stix
    When people think of heroes, they typically think of a big man, and laugh at little guys. And while in seeking to subdue a violent character without recourse to a deadly weapon, bigger, as a rule, is better, there is no correlation between physical strength and physical courage. For instance, I’m fond of the late John Wayne, who was the most popular actor in screen history. And yet, when World War II came, the 6’4 ½” Wayne got himself a deferment from the draft, and stayed home. Meanwhile, America’s most decorated soldier was 5’5, 110 lb. Audie Murphy. Forty-four-year-old Richard...
  • Jewell,falsely tied to '96 blast,dies

    08/30/2007 6:43:37 AM PDT · by Roccus · 20 replies · 747+ views
    mLive.com ^ | 8/29/07 | Harry R. Weber
    Richard Jewell has passed away.
  • Olympics bombing figure Richard Jewell dies

    08/29/2007 2:09:15 PM PDT · by Westlander · 111 replies · 2,669+ views
    Associated Press ^ | August 29, 2007 | Associated Press
    ATLANTA - Richard Jewell, the former security guard who was erroneously linked to the 1996 Olympic bombing, died Wednesday, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said. Jewell, 44, was found dead in his west Georgia home, GBI spokesman John Bankhead said.
  • Richard Jewell found dead in home

    08/29/2007 12:10:47 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 49 replies · 3,946+ views
    AJC ^ | 08.29.07
    bombing of the park during the 1996 Summer Games, was found dead Wednesday in his home in Meriwether County. He was 44.
  • Richard Jewell Dead

    08/29/2007 11:51:53 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 93 replies · 4,702+ views
    WSB ^ | 08/29/04
    ATLANTA -- Richard Jewell, the man once accused of being the Olympic Park bomber and then cleared of the attack, is dead. Check back with wsbtv.com for more on this developing story.
  • Governor Perdue Commends Richard Jewell

    08/03/2006 6:28:17 AM PDT · by eyespysomething · 17 replies · 1,133+ views
    Governor's Office ^ | 8-1-06 | Sonny Perdue
    Tuesday, August 1, 2006 Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774 Governor Perdue Commends Richard Jewell Governor asks Georgians to Remember Jewell as Hero ATLANTA, Ga. – Today, during the 10-year anniversary of the 1996 Olympic Games, Governor Sonny Perdue recognized Richard Jewell for his service to Atlanta and the state of Georgia for spotting a suspicious backpack in Centennial Olympic Park and moving people out of harm’s way prior to the bomb explosion. “The bottom line is this – Richard Jewell’s actions saved lives that day. He deserves to be remembered as a hero,” said Governor Sonny Perdue. “As we look...
  • GBI completes probe of Jefferson Police Dept.

    07/05/2006 8:34:45 AM PDT · by Protect the Bill of Rights · 1 replies · 297+ views
    AP via AccessNorthGeorgia ^ | Wednesday, July 5 at 9:47 AM | Associated Press
    JEFFERSON - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has completed its ten-month look into activities at the Jefferson Police Department. Special prosecutor Rick Malone says agents are still drafting a report of their findings and that he expects the report by the end of the week. Malone said Monday there is a "distinct possibility" a grand jury will lodge criminal charges in the case, but he declined to say who might be charged. (end excerpt)
  • China Names Condom for Bill Clinton

    09/21/2005 3:38:25 AM PDT · by MrPiper · 28 replies · 1,431+ views
    True legacy?? A Chinese company is honoring ex-president Bill Clinton by naming a new line of condoms after him - along with a companion line of condoms that will be named after his ex-girlfriend, Monica Lewinsky........
  • Don’t Call Rudolph ‘Pro-Life’ - (he's a death dealer)

    04/15/2005 6:18:45 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 65 replies · 1,219+ views
    CWFA.ORG ^ | APRIL 14, 2005 | Jan LaRue, Chief Counsel
    A five-year manhunt for Eric Rudolph ended in 2003, when someone recognized him while he was foraging for food behind a grocery store in Murphy, North Carolina. Scavenging in a trash dumpster and hiding as a lone survivalist in the mountains of western Carolina are quite revealing. Rudolph had no support, aid or comfort within the pro-life community. Rudolph is a cowardly killer disguised as a defender of life. Rudolph, 38, pleaded guilty April 13 to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics bombing and two other explosions, after earlier admitting to orchestrating a 1998 abortion clinic bombing in Alabama. The bombings killed...
  • Clinton covered up 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombings

    10/19/2004 10:55:16 AM PDT · by Coffee_drinker · 36 replies · 4,205+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | oct 19, 2004 | Jack Cashhill
    The very same day that the Clintons go to Long Island to meet with the TWA Flight 800 families, security guard Richard Jewell is patrolling the grounds of Centennial Park in Atlanta. He's a little Barney Fife-ish, but a good guy and very observant. Right around midnight, Jewell spots a large, olive-green, military-style backpack, known as an Alice pack, under a bench. He immediately shares this information with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. When the GBI cannot find the pack's owner, the GBI officer and Jewell begin to clear an area around the pack. Soon afterward, the pack explodes. Two...
  • Rudolph caught, but Jewel's life still tarnished

    04/09/2005 12:53:27 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 18 replies · 1,361+ views
    ESPN ^ | 4/8/05 | Mark Kreidler
    You'll hear the word "closure" a lot with regard to the Eric Rudolph case, and if you have no idea who Rudolph is, you're probably living a wonderful life. He's the humanoid who bombed Centennial Park at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, bombed a lesbian night club, bombed two abortion clinics, killed two people, maimed a nurse, and injured 120 folks unlucky enough to be caught on planet Earth in the same tiny sliver of lifetime as this unbridled loser. Now Rudolph has cut a deal with federal officials under which he will go to prison for the rest of his...
  • Holy Hillary: I Always Prayed

    01/21/2005 11:36:39 AM PST · by kattracks · 113 replies · 5,120+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 1/21/05 | Carl Limbacher
    Borrowing a page from President Bush, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton told a Boston audience this week that prayer has always played a meaningful role in her life - though accounts from her days as a student radical suggest that's probably not true. "I've always been a praying person," Clinton told a crowd of more than 500, including many religious leaders, at Boston's Fairmont Copley Plaza. According to the Boston Globe, the newly religious former first lady "invoked God more than half a dozen times" as she urged society to accommodate religious people who "live out their faith in the...
  • Hillary's in

    01/16/2005 3:10:20 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 82 replies · 3,068+ views
    You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends tell us that the two are cheering Sis on and say she's making all the moves to get ready for the race--presuming she is re-elected by New Yorkers in 2006.
  • Hillary Blasts Bush 'Fear Factor'

    01/19/2005 4:19:49 AM PST · by kattracks · 41 replies · 2,574+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 1/19/05 | Carl Limbacher
    On the eve of President Bush's second inauguration, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton is blasting him as the "fear factor" president who tries to sell his irresponsible agenda by scaring the voters. "The fear factor has become the overriding strategic approach that this administration uses," Clinton complained to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. The likely 2008 presidential candidate told the paper that Bush has used scare tactics to rally public support on issues ranging from U.S. policy in Iraq to privatization of Social Security. On Iraq Clinton griped that Bush had even botched the election process, saying that regional balloting...
  • Hillary Clinton on Environment

    01/20/2005 10:38:38 AM PST · by Brilliant · 6 replies · 2,016+ views
    www.issues2000.org ^ | 2000 | Issues2000
    Hillary Clinton on Environment Supports oil reserve release & fund conservation Q: Do you support conserving energy?A: I’ve spoken about an energy policy that would include conservation tax credits that the Republicans have blocked. The administration has put forth an energy policy that we couldn’t get through that Republican leadership that my opponent is part of. We need a new Congress. I was pleased when the president did release some oil from the reserve. So we have work to do and it needs to be led by Democrats who understand that we shouldn’t be beholden to big oil. Source:...
  • HILL MARCHING TO OWN TUNE

    01/18/2005 12:55:37 AM PST · by kattracks · 32 replies · 1,932+ views
    New York Post ^ | 1/18/05 | VINCENT MORRIS
    WASHINGTON - Tomorrow night, with the nation's capital awash in inaugural events, Sen. Hillary Clinton will be delivering a high-profile speech in Boston about politics and youth. She is the keynote speaker at a fundraiser for a group headed by outspoken Boston minister, Rev. Eugene Rivers. Aides to Clinton, a possible Democratic presidential contender in 2008, said she agreed to give the speech a long time ago and said nothing should be read into the timing.
  • Hillary Clinton 2008 Confirmed?

    01/17/2005 4:38:09 PM PST · by yoe · 51 replies · 6,759+ views
    National Ledger ^ | Jan. 16, 2005 | Staff
    New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) has long been rumored as desperately seeking the democratic nomination for president in 2008. And while many political observers fully expect the power hungry former First Lady to hit the campaign trail within only a few months of being re-elected as a US Senator in 2006, US News & World report claims to have a confirmation of sorts. From USNews.Com's Washington Whispers: Hillary's in… You don't have to take it from us about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton 's desire to run for president. Her brothers, Hugh and Tony Rodham, say it's true. Friends...
  • Senator Hillary Clinton Blasts Bush Administration over Abortion [Abstinance won't stop AIDS]

    01/12/2005 7:02:50 PM PST · by SJackson · 65 replies · 2,750+ views
    Lifesite ^ | 1-11-05
    NEW YORK, January 12, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Abortion crusader and New York Senator Hillary Clinton condemned US President George W. Bush Tuesday, claiming his withdrawal of funding from organizations that commit or promote abortions is harming women. Speaking at an International Women's Health Coalition-sponsored dinner, Clinton claimed that "reproductive health care and family planning service is a basic right," and said this was based on decisions reached at the 1994 U.N. Population Conference in Cairo, as well as the 1995 U.N. women's conference in Beijing, where Clinton gave a keynote address. She argued that the Bush administration has failed to...
  • Jesse Jackson Praises 'Sister Hillary' Despite Slurs

    01/13/2005 8:32:34 AM PST · by sr4402 · 37 replies · 2,230+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005 11:08 a.m. EST | Carl Limbacher and NewsMax.com Staff
    The Rev. Jesse Jackson praised New York Sen. Hillary Clinton yesterday as "Sister Hillary," after Clinton cited his efforts to overturn the presidential election by challenging the Electoral College vote in Ohio. Speaking at his annual Wall Street Project fundraiser, Jackson said "Sister Hillary" had been an important ally in his fight for those "traumatized by what happened to us as a people and a nation in Ohio." He called Clinton "a light in dark places," who has "stood on the right side of history," according to quotes picked up by the New York Sun. The praise for Clinton came...
  • Hillary: Please Send Money

    01/12/2005 9:25:52 AM PST · by presidio9 · 42 replies · 1,998+ views
    National Review ^ | January 11, 2005 | Byron York
    Amid speculation that she might forgo a run for re-election to the Senate in 2006 in favor of a presidential run in 2008, New York Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has sent an early fundraising appeal that, while directed toward reelection, reads like a trial run for a White House bid. "As the Republicans' number one target in 2006, I have to begin now building resources for the tough fight I face in my re-election campaign," Clinton writes in a letter to supporters. She says her task is made more difficult by "the Republican attack machine out to distract me...
  • Gallup: Bush is the most admired man in the world; Hillary most admired woman

    12/29/2004 6:39:12 PM PST · by Nascardude · 44 replies · 2,091+ views
    George W. Bush Is Most Admired Man in 2004 Hillary Clinton tops list of most admired women; Oprah Winfrey a close second by Joseph Carroll GALLUP NEWS SERVICE PRINCETON, NJ -- President George W. Bush tops Gallup's annual survey of the "most admired man" for the fourth year in a row. Hillary Clinton leads the most admired woman list, with Oprah Winfrey close behind. Republicans and Democrats differ significantly in their views of this year's most admirable men and women. Republicans overwhelmingly say the president is the most admired man, and also name first lady Laura Bush and national security...
  • Hillary's Former Campaign Funderaiser Man: INDICTED

    01/07/2005 11:44:08 PM PST · by postitnews.com · 2 replies · 1,269+ views
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Assistant Attorney General Christopher A. Wray announced today the unsealing of a four-count indictment charging David Rosen, the former National Finance Director for a candidate for United States Senate in the 2000 campaign, with causing false campaign finance reports to be filed with the Federal Election Commission, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1001 and 2. The indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in the Central District of California and unsealed today. The indictment alleges that Rosen, an experienced professional political fundraiser, was responsible for all fundrasing, planning and costs for an...
  • Hillary ex-aide indicted in false campaign filings

    01/07/2005 10:48:47 PM PST · by kattracks · 28 replies · 1,804+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 1/08/05 | Jerry Seper
    [snip]The affidavit said the true cost of the event "was deliberately understated in order to increase the amount of funds available to New York Senate 2000 for federal campaign activities." Mrs. Clinton was first lady at the time of the gala.     The indictment comes at a time when Mrs. Clinton is considered a potential Democratic presidential candidate in 2008, and faces potential challenges in 2006 for her Senate seat from former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani or New York Gov. George E. Pataki. [snip]Two of the event's organizers were Hollywood producer Peter F. Paul and charity fund-raiser Aaron...
  • Hillary's Former Finance Director Indicted

    01/08/2005 7:33:02 AM PST · by SandRat · 32 replies · 1,569+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 01/07/04
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's former finance director has been indicted on charges of causing false campaign finance reports to be filed with the Federal Election Commission, the Justice Department said Friday. The indictment of David Rosen, unsealed in Los Angeles, focuses on his fund-raising for an Aug. 12, 2000, gala for Clinton in Los Angeles. The New York Democrat was still first lady at the time. While the event allegedly cost more than $1.2 million, the indictment said, Rosen reported contributions of about $400,000, knowing the figure to be false. The indictment charged that Rosen provided some documents...
  • FBI Raids Hillary's Warehouse in Whitewater Déjà Vu (Remember this guys?)

    01/08/2005 9:10:52 AM PST · by Capablanca911 · 17 replies · 3,636+ views
    NewsMax.com http://www.newsmax.com/showinsidecover.shtml?a=2002/6/24/221543 Monday, June 24, 2002 11:15 p.m. EDT FBI Raids Hillary's Warehouse in Whitewater Déjà Vu Ten years ago, L. Jean Lewis, an investigator with the government's Resolution Trust Corporation, was able to piece together a complicated Arkansas bank fraud conspiracy from a treasure trove of documents she unearthed in an out-of-the-way Kansas City warehouse. The result was the Whitewater scandal, which, after six years' worth of twists and turns, ended in the first impeachment of an elected president in U.S. history. New York Sen. Hillary Clinton surely hopes that history isn't repeating itself with the raid conducted by...
  • Ex-Clinton Aide Charged on Fund-Raising

    01/08/2005 11:55:47 AM PST · by Sarastro · 14 replies · 2,109+ views
    AP via The New York Times ^ | January 8, 2005 | AP
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (AP) - Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's former finance director has been indicted on charges of filing fictitious reports that misstated contributions for a Hollywood fund-raising gala for the senator, the Justice Department said Friday. The indictment, rare for a political campaign, was unsealed in Los Angeles and charged David Rosen with four counts of filing false reports with the Federal Election Commission. The charges focus on a dinner and concert on Aug. 12, 2000, supported by more than $1.1 million in so-called in-kind contributions - goods and services provided free or below cost. The F.B.I. previously said...
  • Clintonista's Indictment Kept Secret for a Year

    01/08/2005 12:13:31 PM PST · by kattracks · 255 replies · 6,163+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 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...
  • Hillary aide indicted ("Star-studded gala")

    01/08/2005 3:41:13 PM PST · by Chi-townChief · 10 replies · 1,286+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | January 8, 2005 | KENNETH R. BAZINET
    WASHINGTON - A top aide in Sen. Hillary Clinton's 2000 Senate race was indicted yesterday on federal charges of filing false documents that allegedly lowballed costs and hid generous assistance in putting on a star-studded Hollywood gala. The Justice Department alleges that David Rosen, Clinton's former campaign finance director, misstated the cost of the fund-raiser to free up more cash for the Democrat's 2000 election. Campaign staffers have denied the books were cooked. Rosen was indicted on four counts of filing false Federal Election Commission reports stemming from an Aug. 12, 2000, fund-raising dinner and concert for Clinton's Senate campaign....
  • How Hillary's money man was nailed for L.A. gala

    01/08/2005 4:19:47 PM PST · by wagglebee · 41 replies · 3,191+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 1/8/05 | WorldNetDaily
    WASHINGTON – The indictment of Sen. Hillary Clinton’s former Senate campaign finance chairman, David Rosen, on campaign finance charges was made possible by the cooperation of Judicial Watch client Peter Paul, the public interest watchdog group said today. Paul, a former Hollywood Internet entrepreneur and partner of "Spiderman" creator Stan Lee, spent nearly $2 million to produce the August 2000 Hollywood tribute to honor President Clinton and to help raise funds for Hillary Clinton’s 2000 U.S. Senate campaign – the event at the center of the indictment. He was repeatedly assured that his expenses would be reported to the Federal...
  • NY Repubs Blast Hillary for 'Pattern'

    01/09/2005 12:09:23 PM PST · by SandRat · 53 replies · 2,312+ views
    NewsMax.com ^ | 01/09/04 | UNK
    "Is anyone really surprised that another Clinton confidante has been indicted?" said Stephen Minarik, referring to the indictment of David Rosen, who served as Hillary Clinton's finance director in her 2000 Senate race. The New York State Republican Party chairman added: "Hillary Clinton's public life reads like an instruction manual for breaking the rules. New Yorkers deserve better. The remarks by Minarik are but the opening salvo in a ramping up campaign to frustrate her reelection to the Senate and even nix a potential presidential bid by Clinton in 2008, says a report in the NY Daily News. Pundits are...
  • Hillary Clinton's hometown paper fails to carry her finance director indictment story

    01/09/2005 6:35:30 PM PST · by gimmebackmyconstitution · 11 replies · 2,149+ views
    I anxiously awaited information about the indictment of my neighbor Hillary Clinton's Campaign finance director David Rosen. To my surprise, there was no mention of it in the local or national pages. I suggest to folks like me who want to hear the story, that they call or fax the Journal news here in Westchester County & ask them why they missed this huge story! Contact them at: Reader Services Editor The Journal News One Gannett Drive White Plains, NY 10604 Phone: (914) 694-3514 Fax: (914) 694-5018
  • GOP BIG RIPS HILL OVER AIDE

    01/09/2005 2:11:17 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 48 replies · 3,511+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 9, 2005 | STEFAN C. FRIEDMAN
    The head of New York GOP blasted Hillary Clinton's ethics yesterday in the wake of the indictment of the junior senator's former finance director. "Is anyone really surprised that another Clinton confidant has been indicted?" said Stephen Minarik. "Hillary Clinton's public life reads like an instruction manual for breaking the rules. New Yorkers deserve better."
  • New York Sun Articles on Hillary Clinton finance Director inditment

    01/10/2005 6:48:50 AM PST · by gimmebackmyconstitution · 10 replies · 1,648+ views
    New York Sun ^ | January 10, 2005
    A few articles from a New York City Newspaper on the Clinton Fundraiser scandal. It's nice to see somebody besides the A.P. actually writing a story that doesn't fawn over this slimeball.
  • ANOTHER HILLARY SCANDAL

    01/11/2005 1:24:07 AM PST · by kattracks · 29 replies · 2,337+ views
    New York Post ^ | 1/11/05 | DICK MORRIS
    THE indictment of Hillary Clinton's 2000 campaign-finance director, David Rosen, may pose a threat to the senator's presidential bid. For now, the federal indictment is focused only on Rosen, but it is not hard to see the process creeping up the campaign food chain to the senator herself. [snip] While there is no indication that the Senate candidate knew of the understating of the cost of the event, is it credible that she would not be aware of a decision that gave her campaign more than a quarter of a million dollars as it entered the final three months...
  • PETER PAUL: HILLARY KNEW ABOUT CAMPAIGN CASH

    01/10/2005 9:35:46 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 22 replies · 2,054+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 1/10/05
    New York Sen. Hillary Clinton personally negotiated some of the fees for a star-studded Aug. 12, 2000 Hollywood fundraiser, the event's producer, Peter Paul, said in an interview aired on Sunday - as the event comes under increasing scrutiny by a Los Angeles grand jury and the Justice Department. And in another sign of potential legal trouble for the top Democrat, a spokesman for the lawfirm championing Paul's case said his client informed Mrs. Clinton that her finance director, David Rosen, had failed to accurately report costs for the event to the Federal Election Commission. "Hillary Clinton personally called the...
  • Will 2000 fund-raiser scam bite Hillary?(Promoter of event who's now serving time tells all)

    11/19/2004 6:15:47 AM PST · by truthandlife · 12 replies · 1,931+ views
    The man who organized a star-studded Hollywood gala to benefit then-first lady Hillary Clinton's Senate campaign has authored a riveting account of his life among the rich and famous, shining the light on members of the would-be presidential candidate's staff and the Democratic standard bearer herself. Aaron Tonken, who quickly became a friend to top celebrities after once living in an L.A. homeless shelter, penned the last portion of his tell-all book, "King of Cons: Exposing the Dirty, Rotten Secrets of the Washington Elite and Hollywood Celebrities," from behind bars. Part of his story includes what he considers a betrayal...
  • Hillary Clinton Shedding Polarizing Image

    11/20/2004 7:05:18 PM PST · by DrQuinn · 167 replies · 5,507+ views
    Minneapolis Star and Tribune ^ | 11/21/04 | Judy Holland
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Recent polls show the public's image of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., gradually morphing from sharply controversial First Lady to centrist, constituent-minded senator. Although still a polarizing figure, the first-term legislator could use the makeover to position herself for a White House run in 2008. Political strategists say Clinton has impressed Senate colleagues and constituents by working on New York issues while taking moderate or conservative stances on controversies such as the war in Iraq. "A majority feel positive toward her," said Lee Miringoff, director of the Marist Institute for Public Opinion in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. "She's being...
  • Commencement Speech, Wellesley Collegeby Hillary Rodham

    11/22/2004 3:09:38 AM PST · by PJBlogger · 33 replies · 3,267+ views
    SWEETBRIAR COLLEGE ARCHIVES ^ | May 31, 1969 | HILLARY RODHAM
    Commencement Speech, Wellesley College by Hillary Rodham Wellesley College - May 31, 1969 "I am very glad that Miss Adams made it clear that what I am speaking for today is all of us -- the 400 of us -- and I find myself in a familiar position, that of reacting, something that our generation has been doing for quite a while now. We're not in the positions yet of leadership and power, but we do have that indispensable task of criticizing and constructive protest and I find myself reacting just briefly to some of the things that Senator Brooke...
  • 42% of Dems Say Hillary Strongest Candidate for 2008

    11/23/2004 12:01:41 PM PST · by RWR8189 · 94 replies · 4,486+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | November 22, 2004
    Forty-two percent (42%) of Democrats say New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton would be the party's strongest Presidential candidate in 2008. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 16% think 2004 nominee John Kerry would be the best bet for Democrats in the next Presidential contest. Thirteen percent (13%) named Kerry's running mate, John Edwards.Among unaffiliated voters, 27% named Senator Clinton as the Democrats' strongest candidate. Sixteen percent (16%) named Senator Edwards and 10% Senator Kerry.No other candidate reached double digits among Democrats or unaffiliated voters in the Rasmussen Reports survey. None of the three "Red State" candidates reached 5%. Those...
  • The Clinton library's sanitized history

    11/23/2004 10:42:55 PM PST · by kattracks · 7 replies · 1,106+ views
    townhall.com ^ | 11/24/04 | Paul Greenberg
    Maybe I haven't visited enough presidential libraries. And, yes, I do know they all inevitably have something worshipful about them; it's in their nature. But I can't recall anything - anything! - so blatantly partisan, so full of just plain bullfeathers, so completely . . . Orwellian in its approach to the truth as one display at the newly opened Clinton Library here in Little Rock. You really need to see it to disbelieve it. [snip]But as every apparatchik knows, the real trick to disguising propaganda as history isn't what's said but what isn't. Some terms are clearly verboten in...
  • Kathleen Willey to Hillary: 'Remember the Swiftvets'

    11/24/2004 7:01:04 PM PST · by IllumiNaughtyByNature · 55 replies · 2,819+ views
    Newsmax.com ^ | 11/24/04 | Carl Limbacher
    When Hillary Clinton runs for president, she may have to face her own version of the Swiftboat Veterans for Truth - in the form of her husband's accusers, the women the Clintons have been trying to erase from the national memory of Bill's presidency. snip...
  • Dick Morris: Bill’s library is launching pad for Hillary

    11/26/2004 6:36:10 PM PST · by Libloather · 53 replies · 4,634+ views
    Daily Courier ^ | 11/26/04 | Dick Morris
    Bill’s library is launching pad for Hillary By DICK MORRIS Syndicated Columnist Last week’s events in Little Rock had less to do with a library retrospective of the Bill Clinton years than a campaign launch for the prospective presidency of Hillary Clinton. Doubt it? Then why was it Hillary, not Bill, who appeared on all the talk shows? It’s his library. But it’s her candidacy. So she did all the softball TV interviews, not him — reminding voters of her availability for 2008 while seeming to talk about the ’90s. The timing is perfect: Democrats demoralized by John Kerry’s defeat...
  • U.S. News: Hillary May Not Run

    11/30/2004 5:37:36 AM PST · by truthandlife · 83 replies · 5,539+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 11-30-04 | Carl Limbacher
    Some Hillary supporters say the former first lady may not make a bid for the White House after all. Though initial polls show Sen. Clinton as the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination in 2008, U.S. News & World Report says Hillary may not seek the job. Paul Bedard's "Washington Whispers" column in the latest edition of U.S. news reports that ". . . some friends and allies advise against placing bets that the former first lady will be the nation's 44th president." Citing these close friends to Hillary, the magazine says Hillary has made no commitment to running, and some...
  • CNN correspondent labeled Safire's smear of Hillary Clinton "journalism"

    11/30/2004 3:59:25 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 24 replies · 1,875+ views
    Media Matters ^ | Nov 30, 2004 | N. C.
    On the November 29 edition of CNN's Wolf Blitzer Reports, CNN correspondent Mary Snow reported that New York Times columnist William Safire, who is retiring in January 2005, "is praised not just for his columns, but for his journalism." Citing a 1996 column as one of three examples of Safire's praiseworthy "journalism," Snow stated: "In the Clinton years, he once called Hillary Clinton a congenital liar for her role in the Whitewater scandal." But Safire's January 1996 column calling Hillary Clinton a "congenital liar" was just one example of the numerous false accusations Safire leveled against Bill and Hillary Clinton....
  • HILLARYWATCH - NO Opponent? No Worries...

    12/03/2004 1:46:31 PM PST · by KMC1 · 8 replies · 1,100+ views
    HillaryWatch | 12.3.2004 | HillaryWatch
    Patti Solis Doyle. Recognize that name? Lady Shillary wants you to. It is the signature at the bottom of the first "Friends of Hillary" letter that is kicking off the Senator's appeal for campaign funds by asking donors to "fight back" against what it is calling the "new flood" of anti-Hillary rhetoric coming from conservative groups. Doyle says in the Shillary appeal letter, "We have to have funds on hand even before the campaign begins so that we can respond right away." And Doyle also paints the Senator as the "sacrifical servant" of the democratic party because she had...
  • Everyone Knows This Senator, and for 2008, That May Be Precisely the Trouble (Hillary Alert)

    12/04/2004 5:06:34 PM PST · by nj26 · 46 replies · 2,508+ views
    NY Times ^ | 12/5/04 | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ
    WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 - In a race for the presidency, Hillary Rodham Clinton faces a problem that has dogged her since her days as first lady: an entrenched bloc of voters who simply do not like her. And her experience as a senator in New York shows that despite vigorous campaigning around the state since taking office, she remains an extremely polarizing figure who is unable to sway these voters to her side. One poll after another shows that roughly one of three New Yorkers has an unfavorable opinion of Mrs. Clinton, a statistic that has not changed since she...