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  • Report Says U.S. Misled City on Dust From Ground Zero

    06/22/2007 3:00:34 AM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies · 800+ views
    NY Times ^ | June 21, 2007 | ANTHONY DePALMA
    WASHINGTON, June 20 — Federal environmental officials misled Lower Manhattan residents about the extent of contamination in their condominiums and apartments after the collapse of the World Trade Center, according to a preliminary report released on Wednesday by the Government Accountability Office. According to the report, made public during a Senate subcommittee hearing, the Environmental Protection Agency did not accurately report the results of a residential cleanup program in 2002 and 2003. More than 4,000 apartments in Lower Manhattan were professionally decontaminated in that program, and the agency reported that only a “very small” number of air samples taken in...
  • Who's Alone, Senator Clinton?

    06/04/2007 11:41:12 PM PDT · by neverdem · 7 replies · 947+ views
    American Thinker ^ | June 05, 2007 | Christopher Chantrill
    Conservatives have responded with outrage at Hillary Clinton's denunciation of American society (under Republicans) as one where you are "on-your-own" in a speech last week. And well they might, for she tells a narrative about an America they never heard of. Senator Clinton reminded her listeners at Manchester School for Technology about the United States of a century ago before progressives began their reforms.  She told them it was a land of corporate monopolies, corrupt government, women without votes, workers without rights, "a country filled with haves and have nots -- and not enough people in between." In what way, we...
  • Some mull idea of Sen. Bill Clinton

    02/18/2007 7:16:46 PM PST · by Perdogg · 64 replies · 1,466+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | Feb 18, 2007 9:57 PM (15 mins ago) | Bill Sammon
    WASHINGTON - If Hillary Rodham Clinton wins the presidency, some top Democrats would like to see her husband, former President Bill Clinton, appointed to serve out Hillary’s unexpired Senate term.
  • A Record of A Certain Future Dialog

    01/10/2007 3:51:39 AM PST · by PurpleMountains · 1 replies · 185+ views
    From Sea to Shining Sea ^ | 1/10/07 | Purple Mountains
    January 7, 2007 Iran with nuclear weapons is unacceptable, new House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told The Jerusalem Post hours after entering the party leadership position. The Maryland Democrat said the view is shared by his party, rejecting assertions that the Democrats would be weaker than the Republicans on Iran. He also said that all options, including nuclear, were on the table. March 6, 2007, Senator Kennedy, “There is no question that Iran’s developing nuclear capability is a clear threat, and must be removed by any means necessary”. April 10, 2007, Senator Clinton, “Iran is threatening to destroy Israel with...
  • Sen. Clinton says she apologized to daughter for remarks on work

    05/15/2006 9:15:21 AM PDT · by neverdem · 96 replies · 2,393+ views ^ | May 15, 2006 | NA
    NEW YORK Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton says she has apologized to her daughter for recent comments about young people -- and work. Clinton said at a gathering in Washington last week that young people "think work is a four letter word" and they have a sense of entitlement after growing up in a "culture that has a premium on instant gratification." Clinton told a commencement audience yesterday that her daughter, Chelsea, phoned to complain after learning about the comments, telling her mom "I do work hard and my friends work hard." New York's junior senator says she just wants to...
  • Senator Clinton Shafts Middle Class

    05/12/2006 7:13:19 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 20 replies · 836+ views
    YONKERS -- Senator Clinton has shafted middle class Taxpayers in New York by voting against Alternative Minimum Tax relief contained in the President's tax cut extension bill. Under the AMT, taxpayers with incomes over $60,000 lose deductions. By raising the exemption from the AMT, the tax cut extension bill which Senator Clinton opposed prevented a $31 billion tax increase on 15 million middle class families. The bill prevented $2 billion in tax increases on 900,000 New York families. The bill also extended the cuts on capital gains and dividends which are especially helpful to New Yoke since Wall Street is...
  • A Motley Crew (Senator Clinton's competition in 2006)

    05/10/2006 9:01:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 6 replies · 309+ views
    HUMAN EVENTS ^ | May 10, 2006 | NA
    A Motley Crew Posted May 10, 2006 Yet another leftist has decided to challenge Sen. Clinton this November.Howie Hawkins of Syracuse is one of the national Green Party’s founders, and he will make the second contender for the state’s Green Party nomination; Sander Hicks is the other.  Steven Greenfield used to be running for the Green ticket, but recently changed to the Democratic party, and Mark Greenstein is a self-described right of center Democrat, but he does have a “Green” in his name.Tom Weiss,  Jonathan Tasini and Socialist Equity Party candidate Bill Van Auken round out the list of loony...
  • [Anti-war] Hecklers interrupt Sen. Clinton at Brown University

    04/08/2006 8:43:45 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 41 replies · 2,435+ views
    Boston Globe ^ | April 8, 2006 | Staff
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. --Anti-war protesters interrupted U.S. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's speech at Brown University on Saturday night by heckling the New York Democrat for four solid minutes before police escorted them out of the auditorium. Clinton was about eight minutes into her 50-minute speech, "Women Leaders," when an unidentified man stood and shouted "Is it leadership to support the war?" He was quickly joined by two other hecklers as he stood on his seat and continued to criticize Clinton for her vote to authorize the U.S. invasion of Iraq and her subsequent votes to fund the war.
  • Ann Coulter Speaks, Crowd Erupts

    02/11/2006 1:56:55 PM PST · by george76 · 374 replies · 13,958+ views
    Human Events ^ | 02/10/06 | Ivy J. Sellers
    Ann Coulter...was definitely Friday’s biggest draw at CPAC 2006. From the get-go the conservative columnist had the crowd cheering and was frequently interrupted by applause. Many of Coulter’s talking points came from recent news events -- such as “the great Danish cartoon caper” and President Bush’s Supreme Court nominees. “Muslims are the only group who kill because people call them violent,” she said of Islam’s rage over the printing of Muhammad cartoons. Speaking about the nation's highest court, Coulter not only expressed elation at Justice Samuel Alito’s confirmation, she also shared her feelings on Chief Justice John Roberts ... She...
  • The ‘Chocolate’ Minds of Mayor Nagin and Senator Clinton

    01/22/2006 1:11:42 PM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 50 replies · 1,927+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 22 January 2006 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    Two elected Democrats took the occasion of Martin Luther King’s birthday celebration on 16 January to give race-baiting speeches before black audiences. One did it because he is stupid. The other did it because she thinks blacks are stupid. Both dishonored the memory of King, who had a dream that “all God’s children would be judged not by the color of their skin, but the content of their character.” In New Orleans, outside City Hall, Mayor Ray Nagin called for “black people … to come together. It’s time for us to rebuild New Orleans — the one that should be...
  • Did Hillary lie America in war?

    11/16/2005 12:29:28 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 17 replies · 1,493+ views
    TownHall Column ^ | Wednesday November 16th, 2005 | Terrence P. Jeffrey
    It was a powerful argument for war made by a politician with long years of experience in the White House. "(I)ntelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability and his nuclear program," said this national leader. "(I)f left unchecked," the politician argued, "Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capability to wage biological and chemical warfare and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons. Should he succeed in that endeavor, he could alter the political and security landscape of the Middle East, which as we know all too...
  • F.D.A.'s Role in Delaying Contraceptive Is Criticized

    03/18/2005 9:46:07 AM PST · by anniegetyourgun · 8 replies · 283+ views
    NYTimes ^ | 3/18/05 | GARDINER HARRIS
    ASHINGTON, March 17 - Senate Democrats on Thursday questioned Dr. Lester M. Crawford, President Bush's choice to lead the Food and Drug Administration, about why the agency had so far refused to allow over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill Plan B. "What has disturbed many of us is what appears is political interference in a scientific process," said Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Democrat of New York. "We rely on the F.D.A. for everything we take, and I am hopeful that we will reverse what appears to be a dangerous slide into political opinion as opposed to scientific evidence." Senators Edward...
  • Hillary Clinton Vows to Introduce Proposal on Anti-Semitism

    04/28/2004 4:51:43 PM PDT · by NYC GOP Chick · 57 replies · 218+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 4.28.2004 | Shlomo Shamir
    Hillary Clinton vows to introduce proposal on anti-Semitism By Shlomo Shamir Senator Hillary Clinton sent a letter to the World Jewish Congress, which was meeting in Berlin yesterday, pledging to introduce in the U.S. Senate a proposal against anti-Semitism. The New York senator will also demand that the United Nations adopt a proposal against anti-Semitism, according to the letter, which was read by the president of the World Jewish Congress, Edgar Bronfman. The WJC meeting was being held ahead of an anti-Semitism conference in the German capital today and tomorrow. About 400 officials from 55 countries, as well as nongovernmental...
  • Hillary's Staff Threatens to Abort Booksigning Over D.C. Chapter (4/21/04)

    04/21/2004 9:10:57 PM PDT · by kristinn · 203 replies · 909+ views
    D.C. Chapter ^ | Wednesday, April 21, 2004 | Kristinn
    Honor Roll for tonight: Angelwood, tgslTakoma, Trueblackman, scholastic, 3D-Joy and kristinn. Big thanks to Rummyfan for the tip!Her Heinous, Hillary Rodham Clinton, held a booksigning for the paperback release of her book, Living History, at the Books-a-Million in Washington, D.C.'s ultra-liberal Dupont Circle tonight.The booksigning was nearly called off because Hillary Clinton's staff freaked out when Trueblackman went through the line twice to get copies of Hillary's books signed by her.To set the scene, we had thrown this freep together in one day thanks to the alert eye of Rummyfan who tipped us off on another thread about the booksigning.Angelwood...
  • Keeping Close Eye on Senator, Clinton-Watchers Increasingly See a Hawk

    04/22/2004 9:07:31 PM PDT · by neverdem · 44 replies · 192+ views
    NY Times ^ | April 23, 2004 | RAYMOND HERNANDEZ
    WASHINGTON, April 22 - In 1969, Hillary Rodham, then a student, wound up on the pages of Life magazine after giving a defiant commencement speech at Wellesley College that reflected the antiwar sentiment and political turmoil of the era. "We're not in the positions yet of leadership and power, but we do have that indispensable task of criticizing and constructive protest,'' she said, taking aim at the featured commencement speaker, Senator Edward W. Brooke, a Republican from Massachusetts who urged support for the Vietnam War in his address. Fairly or not, Hillary Rodham Clinton's image on defense has been largely...
  • Hillary Rodham Clinton sees security mire in Monroe County, NY

    03/27/2004 2:21:15 PM PST · by MegaSilver · 2 replies · 162+ views
    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle ^ | 27 March 2004 | Steve Orr
    <p>But Clinton also said that flaws in federal homeland security programs mean too little money is being funneled to some communities, and none at all to others. “We still haven’t got the funding stream right,” said Clinton, a Democrat.</p> <p>Some of the basic homeland security grant money is divided evenly among all the states, meaning that smaller states get much more money per-capita than does New York, which is more populous and at greater risk of terrorist attack.</p>
  • “That was a Very Stupid Question, Senator”

    02/02/2004 8:41:47 PM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 70 replies · 302+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | [February 2, 2004] | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    The first rule of testifying before Committees of Congress, which I’ve done on several occasions, is this: Be polite to the Members of Congress. Last week during the testimony of Dr. David Kay, former Chief Weapons Inspector for Iraq, before the Senate Armed Forces Committee, at least four instances cried out for an exception to that rule. The worst such example arose at the end of the questioning by Senator Mark Dayton, D-Minn. First, he asked Dr. Kay “How many nations have WMD capabilities?” Kay answered that “about fifty countries have such capacities.” Dayton then mused that the United States...
  • HILLARY MINK MYSTERY SOLVED: PETA not happy with HIllary

    01/18/2004 10:14:32 PM PST · by Pikamax · 97 replies · 521+ views
    Pagesix ^ | 01/19/04 | Pagesix
    <p>THE anti-fur folk at PETA may have a new target: Sen. Hillary Clinton.</p> <p>On Dec. 24, the Times' Boldfaced Names column reported that Manhattan furrier Peter Duffy "told us he had just finished a mink coat for Hillary Rodham Clinton."</p>

    01/06/2004 11:48:00 AM PST · by areafiftyone · 120 replies · 3,085+ views
    WINS News ^ | 1/6/04
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized for joking that Mahatma Gandhi used to run a gas station in St. Louis, saying it was "a lame attempt at humor." The New York Democrat made the remark at a fund-raiser Saturday. During an event here for Senate candidate Nancy Farmer, Clinton introduced a quote from Gandhi by saying, "He ran a gas station down in St. Louis." After laughter from many in the crowd of at least 200 subsided, the former first lady continued, "No, Mahatma Gandhi was a great leader of the 20th century." In a nod to...
  • Hillary Clinton Regrets Gandhi Joke (Gandhi Used to Run a Gas Station in St. Louis)

    01/06/2004 11:52:41 AM PST · by truthandlife · 13 replies · 254+ views
    AP ^ | 1/6/04
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton apologized for joking that Mahatma Gandhi used to run a gas station in St. Louis, saying it was "a lame attempt at humor." The New York Democrat made the remark at a fund-raiser Saturday. During an event here for Senate candidate Nancy Farmer, Clinton introduced a quote from Gandhi by saying, "He ran a gas station down in St. Louis." After laughter from many in the crowd of at least 200 subsided, the former first lady continued, "No, Mahatma Gandhi was a great leader of the 20th century." In a nod to Farmer's underdog status against...
  • Tasteless gags Maher a Hillary tribute

    12/08/2003 1:22:46 AM PST · by kattracks · 61 replies · 508+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/08/03 | Rush & Molloy
    Bill Maher has made another stab at career suicide. The Bush-bashing comic stunned some of Hollywood's most powerful liberals by joking about Bill Clinton's sexual indiscretions at a benefit honoring Sen. Hillary Clinton. New York's junior Senator was accepting an Oceana Partners award in Los Angeles last Wednesday for her work on environmental issues. Maher emceed the event, which also honored marine explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau, as well as Ron Howard and his Imagine partner, Brian Glazer. Among the unamused in the audience were Oceana board member Ted Danson, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kiefer Sutherland, Diane Lane, Josh Brolin, Jake Gyllenhaal and Kirsten...
  • Hillary vs Rush on Race

    10/09/2003 7:34:47 AM PDT · by kattracks · 5 replies · 169+ views ^ | 10/09/03 | Carl Limbacher and Staff
    The most widely heard complaint regarding Rush Limbaugh's observation that African-American quarterback Donovan McNabb received more favorable press coverage than he deserved goes something like this: Right or wrong, Limbaugh shouldn't have interjected McNabb's race into the argument. But if Rush's critics really mean what they say, where were they two months ago when New York Sen. Hillary Clinton declared in the midst of a speech on civil rights that she was glad she grew up in the segregated suburbs? Addressing the American Constitution Society on Aug. 3, Mrs. Clinton criticized Republicans for idealizing "the 1950s white suburbs for...
  • Clinton Publisher Seeks Recall of Chinese Edition

    09/24/2003 12:14:55 PM PDT · by ctlpdad · 25 replies · 265+ views
    9/24/03 | Mark Egan
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Sen. Hillary Clinton (news - web sites)'s publisher on Wednesday demanded the recall of the Chinese language printing of the senator's autobiography, calling it an inaccurate version which omits several passages critical of the country's human rights record. AP Photo Slideshow: Hillary Clinton In a tersely worded statement, Simon & Schuster said the Chinese edition of "Living History" including unauthorized changes and demanded government-owned publisher Yilin Press remedy the issue by publishing an unaltered version. Yilin has yet to reply to the request. At issue are 10 pages in the book, where the Chinese publisher deleted...
  • Peter Paul is ALIVE! He is currently on his way back to the US!

    09/13/2003 10:19:50 AM PDT · by jmstein7 · 144 replies · 284+ views
    DEVELOPING. . . Judicial Watch has announced that Peter Paul, famed Hillary Clinton accuser, is ALIVE and on his way back to the United States from Brazil. Once home, he is prepared to testify against Hillary Clinton. . . DEVELOPING
  • Former Employee of Democratic Fund-Raiser Says She Had Him Illegally Donate to Hillary Clinton

    08/02/2003 3:00:44 PM PDT · by Mr. Mulliner · 12 replies · 181+ views
    AP ^ | August 2, 2003
    Former Employee of Democratic Fund-Raiser Says She Had Him Illegally Donate to Hillary ClintonThe Associated PressPublished: Aug 2, 2003 NEW YORK (AP) - A lawsuit against Democratic fund-raiser Denise Rich alleges that she asked an employee to make an illegal donation to Sen. Hillary Clinton, newspaper reports said Saturday. Jimmy Hester, who worked for Rich's record company until February 2002, reportedly filed the $30 million lawsuit Friday in federal court. The suit also alleges that Rich fired him after he told her he had HIV. The suit, reported in the Daily News and the New York Post, claims Rich...
  • Bush targets Hillary the bogeywoman

    06/28/2003 5:47:23 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 37 replies · 493+ views
    The Sunday Times (U.K.) ^ | 06/29/03 | Tony Allen-Mills
    SHE is not standing for president, but Senator Hillary Clinton’s reluctance to be drawn into the 2004 race for the White House has not stopped her becoming a prime target in President George W Bush’s rapidly accelerating campaign for re-election. Republican strategists last week launched a new fundraising appeal that singled out Clinton’s “ambition and prolific fundraising” as the main danger to the party’s majorities in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. In an apparent attempt to exploit conservative disgust with the success of Clinton’s newly published autobiography, Living History, Republicans are warning that neither Bush’s re-election nor...
  • Chelsea boy?

    06/26/2003 1:01:13 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 79 replies · 516+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | June 25, 2003 | Suzanne Rozdeba
    Chelsea Clinton, 23, and Ian Klaus, 22, are back on, we hear. The former First Daughter was said to have wanted to cool things down with her Oxford University boyfriend. "She wanted some space," says a source. "But after a while, she realized how much he meant to her." The couple finished their final exams last week and have been celebrating ever since. We'll have to see whether Klaus, a Californian, follows her to New York, where she's due to take a $120,000-a-year consulting job at McKinsey & Co.
  • Publisher Lied About Hillary Book Sales

    06/16/2003 6:52:57 PM PDT · by Libloather · 157 replies · 509+ views
    Rush Limbaugh .com ^ | 6/16/03 | El Rushbo
    Publisher Lied About Hillary Book Sales June 16, 2003 Here are some facts to smash the myths on Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book: There were not a million printed. There were not 200,000 sold on the first day. There was not a "leak" to the Associated Press of the book's content. Hillary's publisher, Simon & Schuster, sent the data on Bill and Monica to AP. The American Prowler reports all of this. More: Ann Coulter wrote a great column about this guy named Packer who made a big show of rushing to buy the book at midnight when it...

    05/30/2003 11:05:42 AM PDT · by Mister Magoo · 241 replies · 6,355+ views
    National Enquirer ^ | May 30, 2003 | National Enquirer
    CLINTON SEX ROMP CAUGHT ON VIDEO! CLINTON Bill Clinton has been caught on videotape cheating on Hillary -- and the steamy sex romp could torpedo her political career! Now foes of Hillary are in an all-out race to obtain the tape and publicize it, an exclusive ENQUIRER investigation has discovered. The issue that goes on sale Friday reveals how Clinton was taped having sex in a pickup truck with a department store clerk, how Hillary's opponents plan to use the video to sabotage her political plans … and more. Published on: May 30, 2003
  • Mention of Lewinsky Irritates Walters: "Let's Move On!" (The View)

    05/30/2003 9:30:34 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 88 replies · 586+ views
    MRC ^ | 12:05pm EDT, Friday May 30, 2003 | BrentBaker
    Don't count on seeing Barbara Walters raising with Senator Hillary Clinton any subject which the former First Lady would like to avoid. Though an ABC promo spot for ABC's June 8 special dedicated to publicizing Clinton's new book promises that "nothing's off limits" and on Thursday's The View Walters reported that when she sits down with Mrs. Clinton next week she'll "ask the really tough questions," the instant The View's Joy Behar mentioned Monica Lewinsky, an annoyed Walter raised her hands and made a pained facial expression as she demanded: "Oh, let's drop, let's move on!" As quoted in the...
  • Report: Chelsea Clinton takes six-figure consulting job

    03/08/2003 1:24:16 PM PST · by kattracks · 62 replies · 3,140+ views
    AP | 3/08/03
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Chelsea Clinton will start a six-figure consulting job after she receives a master's degree from Oxford University later this year, Newsweek magazine reports on its Web site. The daughter of former President Clinton will work in the New York office of London-based McKinsey & Company, reported Friday. Clinton, 23, accepted the position Friday after she reportedly turned down McKinsey's offer of $100,000 a year to work at its London headquarters, according to the Web site. A spokesman for McKinsey did not immediately return a call for comment Saturday, nor did Bill Clinton's office. Clinton, who...
  • Chelsea Clinton: Working Girl

    02/04/2003 5:25:25 AM PST · by TroutStalker · 58 replies · 823+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | Tuesday, February 4, 2003 | Marc S. Malkin
    Intelligencer Chelsea Clinton: Working Girl Junior Vasquez, Chelsea Clinton, Harrison Ford, Gwen Stefani... By Marc S. Malkin (Photo credit: Photo courtesy of AP/Wide World Photo) For most college grads, this is the toughest job market in years, but Chelsea Clinton, who doesn’t finish up at Oxford until the spring, has already lined up a gig. Sources tell us that the former First Daughter has been offered a position with McKinsey, the powerhouse consulting firm. “I know she had an interview and got a good offer,” one Chelsea pal tells us. (Neither McKinsey nor Clinton returned calls by press time.) Sources...