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  • Monica Lewinsky in Vanity Fair: Time to burn beret

    05/06/2014 8:36:47 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 42 replies
    Politico ^ | 5/6/14 | LUCY MCCALMONT
    Monica Lewinsky is taking to the pages of Vanity Fair to address her affair with former President Bill Clinton, writing that she avoided the spotlight for fear of becoming an issue during Hillary Clinton’s 2008 campaign, but adds that the time has come to stop “tiptoeing around my past — and other people’s futures.” -snip- “Thanks to the Drudge Report, I was also possibly the first person whose global humiliation was driven by the Internet,” Lewinsky writes. Lewinsky also had a suggestion for Beyonce, who recently referenced the affair on the single “Partition,” from her most recent album. “Thanks, Beyoncé,...
  • Clintons to Boost Bill de Blasio’s Swearing-In Ceremony

    12/28/2013 2:29:11 PM PST · by John W · 31 replies ^ | December 28, 2013 | Colin Campbell
    Bill de Blasio’s swearing-in event will feature two of the biggest names in Democratic politics: former President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Mr. Clinton himself will officially swear in Mr. de Blasio next Wednesday afternoon, the mayor-elect’s transition team announced Saturday. Ms. Clinton is widely viewed as a front-running presidential contender in 2016–although she hasn’t declared her intent to run–and every move she makes is watched closely by political observers. During the election, Ms. Clinton held a prominent fund-raiser for Mr. de Blasio, who was the campaign manager for her U.S. Senate race in...
  • POLITICS: WHITE HOUSE Flashback: 1 day into last shutdown, Clinton-Lewinsky had first 'encounter'

    09/30/2013 1:10:05 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9-30-2013 | Paul Bedard
    September 30, 2013 POLITICS WHITE HOUSEFlashback: 1 day into last shutdown, Clinton-Lewinsky had first 'encounter' Paul Bedard The White House may be quietly hoping that a federal government shutdown slams the political prospects of the Republican Party like it did during the last crisis in 1995, but something else happened at the start of that shutdown that nearly destroyed the presidency: the sordid Oval Office sex affair between Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton began. As that shutdown began November 14th after Clinton and Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich stopped negotiating, the White House was forced to slash its staff of...
  • Scene moves Bill Clinton to tears

    01/19/2010 12:06:14 PM PST · by Nachum · 66 replies · 1,785+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | 1/19/10 | JACQUELINE CHARLES
    U.N. Special Envoy to Haiti Bill Clinton was stunned by the devastation. The former president remained hopeful that Haiti can recover and vowed to fight for more aid. PORT-AU-PRINCE -- As the United States moved to take over Haitian government-run aid distribution centers Monday, a teary-eyed former President Bill Clinton saw first-hand the destructive scars of Haiti's biggest natural disaster.
  • VIDEO: Clinton Tells Heckler He "Ought" To Go To "Town Hall Meetings"

    08/14/2009 6:25:31 AM PDT · by ianschwartz · 21 replies · 1,503+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 14, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    A blogger at the Netroots Nation conference in Pittsburgh stood up and interrupted Bill Clinton's speech Thursday night. He asked Clinton "Mr. President, will you call for a repeal of DOMA and Don't Ask, Don't Tell? Right now?" Clinton told Hudson that he "ought" to go to one of the health care town halls. "You'd do really well there," he added.
  • Slick Willie: "I Love This Rug."

    01/07/2009 9:08:43 PM PST · by bloodmeridian · 12 replies · 796+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 1/8/2009 | Dr. Dave
    Did you catch Slick's comment at the end of today's meeting of "ex-presidents"? "I love this rug," X-42 says. Hmm...does he have something in mind for it? See video here:
  • He's Back! - Bill Clinton gives his wife's campaign new momentum as he seizes a bigger role

    04/25/2008 7:52:50 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 44 replies · 139+ views
    Excerpt - HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. -- Bill Clinton, who called himself the "comeback kid" during his first presidential run, is pulling out all the stops for Hillary Clinton's comeback. His relentless approach to battling Barack Obama -- on the trail and inside the campaign -- is becoming key to Sen. Clinton's newfound success, as she has won four of the last six primaries. She still faces long odds in her quest to overtake Sen. Obama on the road to the Democratic Party's nomination. Dubbed the "Billification" of Sen. Clinton's campaign by some insiders, Mr. Clinton has become something of a strategist-in-chief...
  • June 23, 1993 - The day Bill Clinton converted the Oval Office into a bordello

    04/12/2008 1:25:46 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 8 replies · 390+ views
    The Clinton Administration ^ | June 23, 1993 | Dee Dee Myers
    Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release June 23, 1993 PRESS BRIEFING BY DEE DEE MYERS The Briefing Room 1:21 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: Class, there's going to be detention if you don't come to order. I have no news. Q Thank you. (Laughter.) Q That hasn't stopped up before. (Laughter.) Q There are 84 Democrats in the House who were -- who want the First Lady to consider a single-payer health care system. What is the White House reaction to that? ~ snip ~ MS. MYERS: Again, we...
  • Lewinsky and the First Lady

    03/19/2008 2:43:17 PM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 9 replies · 870+ views
    AP ^ | 3/19/08
    Hillary Rodham Clinton was in the White House on a half dozen days when her husband had sexual encounters with Monica Lewinsky, according to the first lady's calendars released Wednesday. A look at her schedule on days when Lewinsky said she had sexual encounters with Bill Clinton: _Nov. 15, 1995: The first lady was in a mid-afternoon "meet & greet" photo opportunity at the White House with various Nobel Laureates and their families. That night, Lewinsky had what she later said was her first sexual encounter with the president in the private study off the Oval office. _Nov. 17, 1995:...

    01/17/2008 1:06:13 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 26 replies · 6,299+ views
    Drudge Report (archived copy) ^ | January 17, 1998 21:32:02 PST | Matt Drudge
    ~ January 17, 1998 ~ NEWSWEEK KILLS STORY ON WHITE HOUSE INTERN; BLOCKBUSTER REPORT: 23-YEAR OLD, SEX RELATIONSHIP WITH PRESIDENT XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX 06:11 UTC SUN JAN 18 1998 XXXXX NEWSWEEK KILLS STORY ON WHITE HOUSE INTERN BLOCKBUSTER REPORT: 23-YEAR OLD, FORMER WHITE HOUSE INTERN, SEX RELATIONSHIP WITH PRESIDENT **World Exclusive** **Must Credit the DRUDGE REPORT** At the last minute, at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening, NEWSWEEK magazine killed a story that was destined to shake official Washington to its foundation: A White House intern carried on a sexual affair with the President of the United States! The DRUDGE...
  • China downs satellite with ballistic missile

    01/18/2007 4:13:12 PM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 77 replies · 2,551+ views
    Ireland Online ^ | 18/01/2007 - 16:38:34 | Thomas Crosbie Media,
    The US criticised China today for conducting an anti-satellite weapons test in which an old Chinese weather satellite was destroyed by a ballistic missile. “The US believes China’s development and testing of such weapons is inconsistent with the spirit of cooperation that both countries aspire to in the civil space area,” National Security Council spokesman Gordon Johndroe said. “We and other countries have expressed our concern to the Chinese.” US intelligence agencies believe China conducted the test on January 11.
  • Lewinsky graduates from London School of Economics

    12/20/2006 5:21:54 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 112 replies · 3,235+ views
    Reuters ^ | Dec. 20, 2006
    Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, whose sexual relationship with U.S. President Bill Clinton led to his impeachment, has graduated from the London School of Economics, her publicist said on Wednesday. Lewinsky, who was 21 when she became involved with Clinton, is interviewing for jobs in Britain, publicist Barbara Hutson said. When Lewinsky, 32, received her Masters of Science degree in Social Psychology last Thursday "the audience of students and parents erupted in spontaneous applause. ... It was a very emotional moment for her," Hutson said in a statement. Hutson said Lewinsky spent the past year studying and "staying away...
  • Caption This Picture! (Bill Clinton Plays Guitar At His Birthday Bash)

    10/29/2006 11:49:20 AM PST · by WestVirginiaRebel · 95 replies · 5,659+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 10-30-06 | WestVirginiaRebel
  • Come Celebrate Bill's 60th! But Bring Six Figures

    10/25/2006 1:46:32 AM PDT · by Cincinna · 38 replies · 4,480+ views
    New York Observer ^ | October 30, 2006 | John Koblin
    So what if Bill Clinton tied New York traffic in knots just over a month ago with the Clinton Global Initiative Conference? And who really cares that his real birthday was more than two months ago? Ready or not, he's back. This weekend, the former President will be dining and drinking to 60 years with some of world's deepest-pocketed donors at a series of glamorous events around Manhattan, beginning Friday evening and ending with a cocktail party on Gramercy Park in the wee hours Sunday night.
  • Clinton's Kosovo Whopper

    09/27/2006 9:38:58 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 133 replies · 3,701+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | September 27, 2006 | Cliff Kincaid
    Of all the whoppers told by former President Clinton in his Chris Wallace interview, perhaps the most outrageous was his claim that he was involved in "trying to stop a genocide in Kosovo..." In fact, Clinton's bombing of the former Yugoslavia killed more people than died in this "genocide." And his policy benefited Osama bin Laden and the global Jihad. In the year before the bombing, some 2,000 people had been killed in a civil war in Kosovo. A conservative estimate is that 6,000 were killed by U.S. and NATO bombs. It's strange as well that Clinton complained to Wallace...
  • Vanity: Thank You Bill Clinton for Today's Interview

    09/24/2006 11:54:54 AM PDT · by llevrok · 44 replies · 804+ views
    24 Sept 2006 | llevrok
    Dear Mr. ClintonI'd like to personally thank you for your appearance and interview on Fox News Sunday today.You single-handedly did more to unite the Republicans and Conservatives in the up coming November elections with your preformance than perhaps even Hugo Chavez' speech at the UN last week. We could not have paid for and created an ad campaign as effective against the liberal party as did your 15 minutes on FOX did.On behalf of my fellow FReepers, thank you.- llevrok

    09/22/2006 5:09:49 PM PDT · by blogblogginaway · 977 replies · 50,024+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | sept., 22, 2006 | drudge
    <p>FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON ON NOT CAPTURING BIN LADEN: 'At least I tried. That's the difference between me and some, including all the right wingers. They ridicule me for trying. They had eight months to try, they did not try. I tried. So I tried and failed'...</p>
  • In New Letter, Clinton's Lawyers Demands ABC Yank Film

    09/09/2006 9:03:27 AM PDT · by finnman69 · 404 replies · 8,694+ views
    tpm cafe ^ | 9/9/06 | Greg Sargent
    On Friday evening, Bill Clinton's lawyers sent a new letter to ABC chief Bob Iger demanding that ABC yank "The Path to 9/11." We've obtained a copy of the letter, and it reads in part: "As a nation, we need to be focused on preventing another attack, not fictionalizing the last one for television ratings. `The Path to 9/11' not only tarnishes the work of the 9/11 Commission, but also cheapens the fith anniversary of what was a very painful moment in history for all Americans. We expect that you will make the responsible decision to not air this film."...
  • Clinton And 9-11

    09/08/2006 5:07:50 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 51 replies · 1,740+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 8 September 2006 | Staff
    It’s understandable the Clintonistas and President Clinton are upset about the two-part ABC miniseries “The Path to 9/11” to be broadcast Sunday, concluding on the fifth anniversary of the al-Qaida attack on America on Monday. Based on the 9-11 commission report and ABC News correspondent John Miller’s book, “The Cell,” the film strips away the conventional wisdom that somehow the fledgling Bush White House was responsible for 9-11 through neglect or indifference. The film strips bare the Democratic talking points, exposing them for the fraud they are, accurately depicting the chances the Clinton White House missed to kill or capture...
  • ABC Altering 9/11 Film After Clinton Officials Express Outrage

    09/08/2006 6:14:38 AM PDT · by pabianice · 429 replies · 10,246+ views
    Fox News ^ | 9/8/06
  • The Path To Bill Clinton’s Legacy

    09/07/2006 9:12:13 PM PDT · by jennivinson · 73 replies · 1,904+ views
    1440 KEYS AM Radio ^ | September 8, 2006 | Jenni Vinson Trejo
    The Path To Bill Clinton’s Legacy By Jenni Vinson Trejo September 8, 2006 When Michael Moore hit the big screen with his version of the events leading up to 9-11, he played fast and loose with little things like the feelings of those affected by 9-11, people’s reputations, and the truth in general. Democrats didn’t mind it when Michael Moore insinuated, suggested and outright stated that George W. Bush was a hapless, clueless mass who fumbled the events before during and after the attack of 9-11. Moore even went so far as to accuse the President of masterminding the attack...
  • Dick Morris: Clinton Attack 'Outrageous'

    09/07/2006 6:11:42 PM PDT · by Aussie Dasher · 128 replies · 6,533+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8 September 2006
    The attack by Bill Clinton and his allies on the upcoming ABC miniseries "The Path to 9/11" is "outrageous," charges former Clinton aide Dick Morris. As NewsMax has reported, Bill Clinton through his surrogates have demanded that ABC "correct all errors" in the docudrama or pull it from the air, charging that it is a "fictitious rewriting of history" regarding President Clinton's handling of the terrorist threat. But Morris claims that Clinton's national security adviser, Sandy Berger, and the president himself "were both responsible for failing to catch or kill bin Laden on several different occasions." Morris has served Clinton...
  • Clinton Demands ABC Fix 9/11 Movie or Pull It (just delicious)

    09/07/2006 9:32:04 AM PDT · by yoe · 176 replies · 6,873+ views
    News Max ^ | Stember 7, 2006 | Staff
    An angry Bill Clinton is demanding that ABC "correct all errors” in its upcoming miniseries "The Path to 9/11” — or pull it from the air. In a letter to ABC boss Bob Iger, Clinton refuted several of the miniseries’ assertions, including that he was too preoccupied with the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal to care about Osama bin Laden. "The content of this drama is factually and incontrovertibly inaccurate and ABC has the duty to fully correct all errors or pull the drama entirely,” reads the letter, written by Bruce Lindsey, head of the Clinton Foundation, and Douglas Bond, a...
  • BUBBA GOES BALLISTIC ON ABC ABOUT ITS DAMNING 9/11 MOVIE (demanding the network "pull the drama")

    09/07/2006 5:18:52 AM PDT · by IrishMike · 223 replies · 6,415+ views
    NY Post ^ | September 7, 2006 -- | Ian Bishop
    WASHINGTON - A furious Bill Clinton is warning ABC that its mini-series "The Path to 9/11" grossly misrepresents his pursuit of Osama bin Laden - and he is demanding the network "pull the drama" if changes aren't made. Clinton pointedly refuted several fictionalized scenes that he claims insinuate he was too distracted by the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal to care about bin Laden and that a top adviser pulled the plug on CIA operatives who were just moments away from bagging the terror master, according to a letter to ABC boss Bob Iger obtained by The Post. The former president...
  • Clinton Administration Officials Assail ABC's 'The Path to 9/11'

    09/07/2006 5:32:37 AM PDT · by ricks_place · 153 replies · 3,313+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 9/7/06 | Howard Kurtz
    Top officials of the Clinton administration have launched a preemptive strike against an ABC-TV "docudrama," slated to air Sunday and Monday, that they say includes made-up scenes depicting them as undermining attempts to kill Osama bin Laden.Former secretary of state Madeleine K. Albright called one scene involving her "false and defamatory." Former national security adviser Samuel R. "Sandy" Berger said the film "flagrantly misrepresents my personal actions." And former White House aide Bruce R. Lindsey, who now heads the William J. Clinton Foundation, said: "It is unconscionable to mislead the American public about one of the most horrendous tragedies our...
  • If Hillary Clinton is elected president what would we call Bill Clinton? (as if)

    08/26/2006 5:23:37 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 115 replies · 2,178+ views
    Ask yahoo ^ | August 23, 2006
    Dear Yahoo!: If Hillary Clinton is elected president what would we call Bill Clinton? Mark Cleveland, Ohio Dear Mark: The United States has never had a female president, so we've never grappled with this bit of etiquette. Or, to put it another way, there's no precedent for that president. That said, our first female president will be referred to as "Madam President." This is how female heads of state are referred to in other countries. We can only assume the same rules will apply here. Addressing the president's husband (if she's married) is a bit trickier. If Hillary Clinton were...
  • What Bill Clinton got caught doing at a baseball game

    08/25/2006 8:43:09 AM PDT · by pissant · 81 replies · 3,045+ views
    CNN/SI ^ | staff
    2. Pujols is certainly an exciting player, but not even his two-homer, seven-RBI performance in Tuesday night's game against the Mets could hold the attention of every fan. Former President Bill Clinton caught the game at Shea Stadium, and a camera caught him snoozing during the eighth inning with the Cardinals clinging to a 7-6 lead. Fortunately, Clinton rose to the occasion for Carlos Beltran's game-winning two-run homer in the ninth, waking in time to high-five fans sitting around him. Indeed, Shea Stadium in this turnaround season has certainly resembled a place called Hope.

    08/20/2006 11:30:51 AM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 110 replies · 1,999+ views
    New York Post ^ | August 20, 2006 | ELIZABETH WOLFF
    Bill Clinton is a sexagenarian. The 42nd president spent his 60th birthday yesterday celebrating quietly with friends and family, said his spokesmen.
  • Who Lost Kosovo?

    06/15/2006 2:47:02 PM PDT · by kronos77 · 27 replies · 875+ views
    But Kerry may have some competition. On Memorial Day, another former Democratic presidential candidate, retired General Wesley Clark, tried to rewrite the history of the war in Kosovo in order to make himself into a great military hero. "Last week," he said, "I returned to Kosovo for the first time since I retired from military service. For me, this trip was very personal. In 1999, I commanded the NATO forces that stopped the genocide against ethnic Albanians by Slobodan Milosevic and his Serbian forces." That sounds pretty impressive-commanding the forces that stopped genocide. Too bad it's not true. Genocide is...
  • Coulter: Party of Rapist Proud to Be Godless

    06/14/2006 3:24:48 PM PDT · by boryeulb · 282 replies · 7,070+ views
    Human Events ^ | June 14, 2006 | Ann Coulter
    I thought I'd put off that column on ethanol subsidies I'd been planning to write this week and instead address the topic that has so riveted the nation -- the hot new book Godless: The Church of Liberalism. Get Yours FREE! First of all, I'm getting a little fed up with people trying to make money off my book. Worthless little cable TV shows with teeny-tiny audiences, ridiculous legislators and tabloid newspapers are all trying to make a name for themselves off the profundity of Godless. Second, let's pause for a moment to observe that two facts are now universally...
  • How to bring back Bill - Clinton-Clinton 2008 ticket is possible

    06/12/2006 3:28:21 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 286 replies · 4,577+ views
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | May 12, 2006 | Scott E. Gant and Bruce G. Peabody
    How to bring back Bill A Clinton-Clinton 2008 ticket is constitutionally possible. WASHINGTON, D.C., AND MADISON, N.J. – Americans are nostalgic for the 1990s. They long for a time when terrorism was perceived as a problem confined to foreign lands and when the stock market's rise seemed unstoppable. And, it turns out, many of them miss former President Bill Clinton. In a recent poll conducted for CNN, respondents favored Mr. Clinton over President Bush on a variety of issues, including policy areas traditionally viewed as GOP strongholds. By a wide margin, those surveyed indicated that Clinton did a better...
  • JAYNA DAVIS - why won't Rohrbacher bring my video interviews before his committee in closed session?

    04/03/2006 8:13:43 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 394 replies · 7,422+ views
    Jayna Davis phone call ^ | 4-3-06 | Doug from Upland
    ROHRBACHER DEMANDING NEW PROBE OF OKC Jayna Davis and I had an interesting phone conversation this morning. She is still waiting for a plane ticket to D.C. and an invitation to testify about the OKC bombing. Neither has been forthcoming. Is it good news that Rep. Dana Rohrbacher (R-CA) is demanding a new probe of the OKC bombing? Maybe. But is it going to really get to the truth about the Middle Eastern connection to OKC? Maybe not. Last year, David Schippers, famous for prosecuting both the Chicago mob and William Jefferson Blythe Clinton, flew to OKC to meet...
  • Rumor - Microsoft hiring Bill Clinton?

    01/18/2006 11:56:56 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 32 replies · 675+ views
    VoIP Watch ^ | January 6, 2005 | Andy Abramson
    Clinton in Redmond..Is Ballmer Stepping Aside There are some rumors circulating that Steve Ballmer is about to step aside at Microsoft as its day to day operations head to make room for another president. Ken and I reported on this on KenRadio's World Technology Roundup earlier today. Bill Clinton. Here's what I know. Sources near Microsoft headquarters report that over the past few months the ex cigar smoking prexy has made trips to Microsoft headquarters and has been interviewing for the top slot as the company looks at ways to transform themselves for the future. Given the global implications...

    01/12/2006 6:14:07 AM PST · by Teletubbed · 10 replies · 618+ views
    ADNKI ^ | January 12, 2006 | ADNKI
    Zagreb, 12 Jan. (AKI) - The American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) masterminded a military operation carried out near the end of the Balkan wars, in which over 200,000 Serbs were expelled from Croatia and hundreds killed, the Zagreb weekly Globus reported on Thursday. The CIA secretly planned operation 'Storm', which took place in August 1995, at the Sepurine military base, near Adriatic port of Zadar,with the knowledge of then-US president Bill Clinton and top Croation leaders. Globus said it obtained the information from the defence team of general Ante Gotovina, who was arrested last December on charges of having committed...
  • Clinton Scheme Gave Iran Nuke Blueprints(Is anyone surprised?)

    01/07/2006 10:21:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 71 replies · 2,486+ views
    NewsMax ^ | January 07, 2006 | Carl Limbacher
    In a hairbrained scheme that was personally approved by then-President Clinton, the CIA deliberately gave Iranian physicists blueprints for part of a nuclear bomb that likely helped Tehran advance its nuclear weapons development program. The allegation, detailed in the new book "State of War," by New York Times reporter James Risen, comes as the Iranian nuclear crisis appears to be coming to a head, with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad urging that Israel be "wiped off the map" and his government announcing last week that it will resume uranium enrichment on Monday. Reports Risen: "It's not clear who originally came up...
  • Mr. Clinton's Mission

    01/01/2006 8:47:29 PM PST · by ricks_place · 55 replies · 1,882+ views
    CBS - 60 Minutes ^ | 1/1/06 | Tom Anderson
    What do you do if you’re a former president, besides making millions writing your memoirs? If you’re Jimmy Carter, you help cure river blindness in Africa and build habitats for humanity. And if you’re George Bush and Bill Clinton, you raise money for hurricane and tsunami victims. Or you try to accomplish something you admit you weren’t able to do in office as well as your successor, and in Mr. Clinton’s case, that’s fighting the world-wide AIDS epidemic. Former President Bill Clinton talked to Correspondent Dan Rather about the fight against AIDS, his intriguing relationship with the Bush White House,...
  • FORUM: Islamist state in Europe

    01/01/2006 4:40:33 PM PST · by Doctor13 · 17 replies · 1,062+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 1 January 2006 | Stella L. Jatras
    COMMENTARY Jeffrey T. Kuhner's Commentary column asked about the prospect for an "Islamist state in Europe" (The Washington Times, Dec. 18). It is not a question of "if," but of "when." We need only look at what is happening in Europe. Today there are more practicing Muslims than practicing Anglicans in England. In one demonstration in front of British Parliament, signs were carried reading, "Islam, our religion today, your religion tomorrow." France is a basket case, plagued with riots between Muslim youths and the government. Young non-Muslims girls there are accosted on the streets for not covering their hair. In...
  • Clinton says Iraq invasion was a big mistake

    11/16/2005 5:59:27 AM PST · by blogblogginaway · 95 replies · 2,648+ views
    AP ^ | nov. 16, 2005 | ap
    The United States made a "big mistake" when it invaded Iraq, former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday, citing the lack of planning for what would happen after dictator Saddam Hussein was overthrown. "Saddam is gone. It's a good thing, but I don't agree with what was done, " Clinton told students at the American University of Dubai. "It was a big mistake. The American government made several errors ... one of which is how easy it would be to get rid of Saddam and how hard it would be to unite the country." Clinton did however say that the United...
  • Bill Clinton to Israel: Iran No Threat

    11/14/2005 8:28:13 PM PST · by Kaslin · 146 replies · 3,394+ views
    NewsMax ^ | November 17, 2005 | Carl Limbacher
    Ex-president Bill Clinton urged Israelis over the weekend not to overreact to comments by newly elected Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad recommending that Israel be "wiped off the map." Speaking at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on Saturday, Clinton acknowledged that the remark was "outrageous," but he cautioned that the Iranian leader was "not elected because of his hatred for Israel or the West." "He was elected because of the economic distress of ordinary Iranians, and which he promised to relieve by giving them financial assistance," Clinton explained, according to the Jerusalem Post. He warned Israel not to act unilaterally...

    10/31/2005 4:31:37 AM PST · by Plasmaman · 103 replies · 4,298+ views
    The Daily Record ^ | October 31,2005
    FORMER US President Bill Clinton may be forced to appear in court over a medical scandal which claimed the lives of innocent Scots. Many haemophiliacs were infected with hepatitis C after tainted blood from American prisoners was imported into the UK. Glasgow firm Thomsons are representing the families of Scots sufferers who died after contracting the disease. They allege inmates in an Arkansas jail were paid to donate blood despite the authorities knowing they had AIDS and hepatitis. They are threatening to call the ex-president, who was state governor at the time, to the witness stand. The infected bloodwasused to...
  • President Bush: Bill Clinton Soft on Terror

    09/23/2005 2:41:37 AM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 57 replies · 3,199+ views
    newsmax ^ | Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005 | Carl Limbacher
    With Carl Limbacher and Staff For the story behind the story... Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005 11:15 p.m. EDTPresident Bush: Bill Clinton Soft on Terror President Bush fired back at ex-president Clinton on Thursday, saying his weak response to repeated terrorist attacks on U.S. interests during the 1990s encouraged al Qaida to launch the 9/11 attacks. "The terrorists saw our response to the hostage crisis in Iran, the bombings in the Marine barracks in Lebanon, the first World Trade Center attack, the killing of American soldiers in Somalia, the destruction of two U.S. embassies in Africa and the attack...

    09/18/2005 5:19:06 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 109 replies · 3,370+ views
    LONDON--Former President Bill Clinton described the devastation from Hurricane Katrina as "a positive thing for our country" on Saturday (9/17/05).Speaking to the BBC Radio 4's Today program, Clinton said that the disaster could encourage Americans to view government involvement in their lives more positively, something the Democrats wanted."I think [Katrina] is likely to make us far more sensitive to the importance of effective, good government after repeated decades of often voting for the party that condemned government," Clinton said. "You know, we all hate government until we need it. So as a Democrat I think that is a positive...
  • Bill Clinton For Chief Justice of SCOTUS

    09/04/2005 7:53:24 AM PDT · by shrinkermd · 237 replies · 4,996+ views
    vanity | 4 September 2005 | Vanity
    One of the unfortunate diseases of the body politic has been the increasing politicalization of the US Supreme Court. This was not caused by conservatives; however, perhaps it should be solved by a conservative President. One outstanding chance is now upon us. Most likely, President Bush will take the safe road and go through the political gauntlet and appoint a known conservative judge. What we really need is a break in the partisanship of the appointment process. Nominating former President Clinton would give everyone pause and begin a process where politicians (mostly, but not exclusively Democrats) can cease making efforts...

    08/18/2005 10:14:05 AM PDT · by NathanBookman · 84 replies · 2,711+ views
    NY Post ^ | 8/18/05 | DEBORAH ORIN
    August 18, 2005 -- A veteran Army intelligence officer said yesterday the elite military intelligence unit known as Able Danger might have been able to prevent the 9/11 attacks — if it had been allowed to alert the FBI that Mohamed Atta was living in the country. "My first reaction was, 'We had him.' It was a sinking feeling in my stomach," Lt. Col. Anthony Shaffer told The Post in an interview yesterday, describing how he felt after learning that Atta was one of the hijackers. Shaffer said that before the attacks, in 2000, Able Danger used complex computer analysis...
  • Bush Admin. Briefed on Able Danger After Attacks

    08/18/2005 9:46:51 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 50 replies · 3,037+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/18/05 | NewsMax
    Two weeks after the 9/11 the attacks, the Bush administration was told that a special military intelligence unit code named Able Danger had developed actionable intelligence two years earlier that could have foiled the 9/11 plot, a member of the Able Danger team revealed on Wednesday. Among the Able Danger evidence shared with the Bush National Security Council: a chart put together before 9/11 featuring a picture of lead hijacker Mohamed Atta. Asked why he didn't go public before this week with the news that his group had been tracking Atta during the Clinton administration, Able Danger team member Lt....
  • ON CLINTON'S WATCH: Feds Nixed Deal for Plane Plot Tipoff

    08/18/2005 4:38:10 AM PDT · by ovrtaxt · 18 replies · 1,705+ views
    Daily News, L.P. ^ | 9/25/01 | GREG B. SMITH
    ON CLINTON'S WATCH: Feds Nixed Deal for Plane Plot Tipoff Back to the Clinton's Role in This Attack PagePublished: 9/25/01GREG B. SMITH Terrorist told of plan to crash into CIA's HQ Two years ago, federal prosecutors turned down a cooperation offer from a terrorist who claimed he was part of a well-financed 1995 plot to crash an airplane into the CIA headquarters. Abdul Hakim Murad said he got his pilot's license after training at several American flight schools, including one that is now under scrutiny in the terror investigation. Murad was convicted in 1996 for his role in a...

    08/17/2005 4:51:10 AM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 17 replies · 1,274+ views
    Neal Nuze ^ | 8/16/05 | Neal Boortz
    BILL CLINTON AND OSAMA This is a complete crock. President Bill Clinton, always looking for a chance to revise history about the impact of his disastrous administration's policies, has now weighed in on the issue of Osama Bin Laden. He says, and I quote: "I desperately wish that I had been president when the FBI and CIA finally confirmed, officially, that bin Laden was responsible for the attack on the U.S.S. Cole. Then we could have launched an attack on Afghanistan early. I don't know if it would have prevented 9/11. But it certainly would have complicated it." Surely you...
  • NYT: State Warned Clinton In '96 To Stop Bin Laden

    08/17/2005 2:23:44 AM PDT · by GiovannaNicoletta · 80 replies · 2,731+ views
    Captain's Quarters Blog ^ | August 16, 2005 | Captain Ed
    The New York Times leads again with another revelation from secret government files about al-Qaeda and the American response to its development into a worldwide organization of terror. In response to a FOIA request, the State Department has declassified internal documents showing that it warned President Bill Clinton to stop Osama bin Laden from relocating to Afghanistan, presciently predicting dire consequences if al-Qaeda established bases among the battle-hardened mujahedin: State Department analysts warned the Clinton administration in July 1996 that Osama bin Laden's move to Afghanistan would give him an even more dangerous haven as he sought to expand radical...
  • Rush Limbaugh: Political Class Circles Wagons To Cover Clinton Terrorism Failure

    08/16/2005 4:52:29 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 51 replies · 3,062+ views ^ | 8/16/05 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: The headline is really all you need to know: "Clinton: I Would Have Attacked bin Laden." Bill Clinton here, in... I guess New York magazine, got the first post-stroke interview with the former president. He was out in Chicago today at the memorial service for John Johnson, the publisher of Ebony and Jet magazines. He was escorting Mrs. Johnson to her seat in the church and you just see (Clinton impression), "I want my legacy, folks. I'm still working on my legacy," in everything he says and does. "Former President Clinton now says that he would have taken out...
  • Clinton: I Would Have Attacked Bin Laden

    08/15/2005 8:08:34 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 557 replies · 11,260+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/15/05 | NewsMax
    Ex-president Bill Clinton now says he would have taken out Osama bin Laden before the 9/11 attacks – if only the FBI and CIA had been able to prove the al-Qaida mastermind was behind the attack on the U.S.S. Cole. "I desperately wish that I had been president when the FBI and CIA finally confirmed, officially, that bin Laden was responsible for the attack on the U.S.S. Cole," Clinton tells New York magazine this week. "Then we could have launched an attack on Afghanistan early." "I don’t know if it would have prevented 9/11," he added. "But it certainly would...