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  • Facts about Chelsea's new husband's father not being covered by the MSM......

    08/01/2010 11:18:44 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 70 replies · 10+ views
    He comes from a crooked family. His father stole at least $10 Million from investors and still owes at least $9.4 Million. I guess birds of a feather......
  • Obama-Clinton ticket for 2012 (L. Douglas Wilder)

    08/02/2010 1:37:45 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 43 replies · 9+ views
    Politico ^ | 08/02/2010 | L. Douglas Wilder
    With midterm elections approaching, and many focusing on politics, more than a few people want to determine what the tea leaves might mean for 2012 — when the “Big One” is on us again. It would be good for President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party to address some important issues — now. The president’s poll numbers can be read different ways, depending on who is doing the reading. One thing is clear, though: He has to improve his favorability numbers, as well as the unsettled national mood reflected in the “right track/wrong track” indicators. Neither is easy. Nor is...
  • Bill Clinton: Six Months to Live (Globe Magazine, on sale now at your local supermarket)

    08/02/2010 7:39:54 AM PDT · by Maceman · 74 replies · 20+ views
    Saw this headline this morning while in the check-out line:
  • Chelsea Clinton weds at exclusive New York estate

    07/31/2010 7:27:58 PM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 228 replies · 8+ views
    Yahoo & AP ^ | 7/31/10 | MICHAEL HILL
    RHINEBECK, N.Y. – Chelsea Clinton wed her longtime boyfriend under extraordinary security at an elegant Hudson River estate late Saturday. Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton announced in a statement that their daughter wed investment banker Marc Mezvinsky after weeks of secrecy and buildup that had celebrity watchers flocking to the small village of Rhinebeck for the evening nuptials. The site of the wedding, a Beaux Arts riverside estate called Astor Courts, was sealed off from the general public. "Today, we watched with great pride and overwhelming emotion as Chelsea and Marc wed in a beautiful ceremony at Astor Courts,...
  • What does Bill Clinton want to do before he dies?

    07/19/2010 6:26:51 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | July 19, 2010 | Andrew Golis
    It sounds like Bill Clinton is thinking of taking his post-presidency in a more cinematic direction. At the 18th International AIDS Conference on Monday, Clinton noted that he is now old enough to join Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson's fictional characters from "The Bucket List" in making a list of things to do before he dies. Clinton says he has an A-list of important things, and a B-list of "fun" things he could do without. On his A-list: * "I would like to live to see my own grandchildren." (His daughter, Chelsea, is getting married at the end of the...
  • Oprah, Other Powerful Dems not Invited to Chelsea Clinton's Wedding

    07/16/2010 11:07:42 AM PDT · by nasube · 92 replies ^ | 7-16-10 | Emily Miller
    Chelsea Clinton’s wedding—now dubbed “the wedding of the century”—is such an exclusive event that HUMAN EVENTS had not been able to find anyone who is actually attending the July 31 wedding. So many of Bill and Hillary Clinton’s friends and supporters are not invited to the wedding that feelings are getting hurt and egos bruised.
  • Chelsea Clinton Wedding Guest List Revealed [Streisand, Spielberg, Oprah, Ted Turner.......]

    07/14/2010 2:04:55 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 200 replies · 3+ views
    Chelsea Clinton Wedding Guest List Revealed Posted by Devon Thomas NEW YORK (CBS) It's wedding season and Hillary and Bill Clinton's daughter Chelsea has her guest list all sorted out. The First Daughter, 30, who is getting married on July 31 to Marc Mezvinsky, is throwing a wedding bash that will reportedly have up to 500 guests, including some of the biggest names in politics and entertainment. Just who made the cut? According to the Hudson Valley News, guests include President Obama, singer Barbra Streisand, filmmaker Steven Spielberg and his wife Kate Capshaw, and media moguls Oprah Winfrey and Ted...
  • Bill Clinton aims to help Democrats retain Congress

    06/20/2010 8:32:02 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 6/20/10 | Thomas Ferraro
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bill "The Comeback Kid" Clinton is trying to help fellow Democrats rebound from poor public opinion ratings and retain control of the U.S. Congress in November 2 elections. The former president helped Senator Blanche Lincoln overcome anti-incumbent fervor and win a bruising Democratic primary in their home state of Arkansas on June 8. Last month, Clinton provided a hand in snuffing out Republican hopes of picking up a seat in the House of Representatives from Pennsylvania by stumping for Mark Critz, the Democrat who went on to win the race. "A lot of people still like Bill...
  • Bill Clinton calls La. senator 'sinner' in fundraising letter

    06/08/2010 12:32:23 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 44 replies · 93+ views
    Bill Clinton calls La. senator 'sinner' in fundraising letter 12:45 PM, June 8, 2010 Îą By DAVID SEIFMAN Former President Clinton has sent out a fundraising letter on behalf of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee under his own name warning that Republicans are trying to "derail' President Obama's agenda. Not much unexpected there. But along with the letter, Clinton has included a flyer from the DSCC that's bound to raise eyebrows. "DSCC funds go towards efforts to unseat far-right Republican senators like admitted sinner David Vitter..." the flyer says, referring to the Louisiana senator who admitted patronizing a prostitution service...
  • GOP wants Clinton-era papers on Kagan

    05/11/2010 4:10:03 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 311+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/11/10 | Julie Hirschfeld Davis - ap
    WASHINGTON – Republicans hunting for clues about what kind of justice Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan would be said Tuesday they want to see papers from her time serving in the Clinton administration. The focus on Clinton-era documents reflects the GOP's difficult task of turning up material that could power opposition to Kagan, the solicitor general who appears likely to be elevated to justice barring extraordinary developments during her confirmation process. "It is a confirmation, it's not a coronation," said Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee that will hold hearings on Kagan's nomination. "She's...
  • bin Laden Associate: al-Qaida Expected Weak ‘Bill Clinton’ Response to 911

    04/30/2010 10:41:28 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 35 replies · 1,549+ views
    Dakota Voice ^ | 4-26-10 | Bob Ellis
    Noman Benotman, leader of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group and associate of Osama bin Laden, says bin Laden had no idea the United States would launch an all-out war against terrorism when they planned the 911 attacks. WTOP quotes Benotman as saying “What happened after the 11th of September was beyond their imagination, ” says Benotman, who adds that al-Qaida thought the U.S. was a “paper tiger.” bin Laden thought President George W. Bush would do the same thing Bill Clinton did in retaliation for terrorist attacks: launch a few cruise missiles at some camels and quickly forget the attack...
  • Clinton told to trim up for wedding

    04/28/2010 2:27:57 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies · 965+ views
    Clinton told to trim up for wedding * By staff writers * From: NewsCore * April 29, 2010 7:17AM FORMER US President Bill Clinton was told to shed 7kg by daughter Chelsea in time for her summer wedding, he revealed today. Mr Clinton, speaking at a fiscal summit in Washington DC, told the anecdote after being asked by moderator Bob Schieffer if he was in shape to handle giving away his only daughter. "She doesn't think I'm in shape to handle it. You know, she told me the other day, she said, ‘Dad the only thing you gotta do is...
  • Bill Clinton Vindicated! Proof Domestic Terrorists Attracted to Tea Party Movement

    04/23/2010 10:41:22 AM PDT · by kristinn · 69 replies · 5,973+ views
    Friday, April 23, 2010 | Kristinn Taylor
    It looks like Bill Clinton may finally have proof for his charge that the Tea Party movement has attracted domestic terrorists. Unfortunately the terrorist is a pal of President Barack Obama and is solidly on the liberal side of the political spectrum.William Ayers, former Weather Underground terrorist and reputed ghost author for his Hyde Park, Chicago neighbor Barack Obama, spoke to a reporter from ABC affiliate KSFN last night in Fresno, California about how he "didn't quite know why the Tea Party folks are mad at him":"I actually think that there are many things we would agree upon. Including skepticism...
  • Dick Morris Bombshell: Reno told Clinton she stays or she blows the whistle on Waco

    04/19/2010 6:19:38 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 372 replies · 19,963+ views
    Dick Morris on O'Reilly 10 miniutes ago | April 19, 2010 | Stayfree
    During a discussion on O'Reilly about Bill Clinton's recent attempts to compare the Tea Party movement to the impact of conservative talk radio like Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, etc. as having caused Timothy McVay to bomb the Oklahomea Federal building, Dick Morris suggested that Bill should zipper it because Clinton had indicated that this is the first time that he has divulged a comment by Bill that he had to renominate Janet Reno for another term as Attorney General or she would go public about>WOW!!!!!
  • Bill Clinton on Mid-Terms: "Far Less Dramatic Than '94" GOP "Won't Win Either House" (Video)

    04/19/2010 12:52:47 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 22 replies · 605+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 4/19/10 | HAP
    ABC's Jake Tapper asks Clinton on 'This Week' if this year reminds him of 1994, Clinton gives his prediction for the mid-terms by saying the Republicans 'will not win either House'...Time to prove him wrong...(Video)
  • Bill Clinton Links Talk Radio, Tea Parties to Non-Existent Terrorism

    04/16/2010 4:34:13 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 24 replies · 842+ views
    RUSH: Let's go back, April 24th, 1995, Mississippi, Minnesota. CLINTON 1995: We hear so many loud and angry voices in America today whose sole goal seems to be to try to keep some people as paranoid as possible and the rest of us all torn up and upset with each other. They spread hate. They leave the impression that -- by their very words, that -- violence is a acceptable. You ought to see -- I'm sure you are now seeing the reports of some things that are regularly said over the airwaves in America today. It is time we...
  • Chelsea Clinton To Have Jewish Wedding

    03/06/2010 10:50:03 PM PST · by Nachum · 52 replies · 1,294+ views
    ecanadanow ^ | 3/6/10 | staff
    Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton will not be having a traditional Christian wedding but are planning a Jewish wedding since her future husband, Marc Mexvinsky is Jewish. The bride and groom announced their wedding in November and are just now talking openly about the groom’s Jewish religion. Much of the talk that is circulating is coming from Jewish Community Centers who are looking eagerly to having a member of President Bill Clinton’s family join their Community. The talk might have started since gossip is that Chelea has been looking for a Jewish rabbi to...
  • Obama, Clinton offered support to Tiger Woods: Report

    02/27/2010 1:20:07 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 36 replies · 787+ views ^ | Feb 27, 2010 | timesofindia
    US President Barack Obama and his Democratic Party predecessor Bill Clinton offered words of encouragement to troubled golfer Tiger Woods after news broke about his sexual dalliances, the Golf Digest has reported. "President Obama made a personal call to offer encouragement. So did Bill Clinton, whose experience might be particularly instructive," the magazine reported.
  • Tea party movement fights political push back by Clinton machine

    02/23/2010 4:15:50 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies · 890+ views
    The Examiner ^ | February 23, 2010 | Kimberly Dvorak
    Tea Party organizers have found their voice, grown exponentially and have exerted their political will into both parties. Many of these grassroots organizations are now celebrating their first anniversary, but one thing is certain, they won’t rest until Washington politics is restored to its roots and begins to live within its means. According Dylan Ratigan at MSNBC the Tea Party movement has “no coach, no game plan, and did we mention, the tea party has a bit of an integrity problem, as everybody from birthers, to open racists, to outright Nazis are actually on the team. And no one involved,...
  • Clinton says midterm elections won't be as bad ‘94

    02/22/2010 7:16:47 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 28 replies · 651+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 22, 2010
    WASHINGTON — Former President Bill Clinton said Monday he doesn't expect Democratic prospects this year “to be as bad as ‘94,” when his failed drive to overhaul the nation's health care system helped Republicans win control of Congress. In assessing what could be a potentially tough year for his party, Clinton said if Democrats catch a break with the economy and party leaders “kind of keep their heads on straight and keep focusing on the need to show up and get counted, I don't think it'll be as bad as ‘94. I think we'll do much better.”
  • Clinton Plotting Tea Party Counterattack

    02/18/2010 1:15:31 AM PST · by MestaMachine · 126 replies · 3,040+ views
    BigGovernment ^ | Feb 17, 2010 | Capitol Confidential
    SnipThen, Scott Brown won election to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts. No one is laughing anymore. In fact, Democrats are facing political annihilation this November. Not only do Democrats face the possibility of losing their congressional majorities, massive losses in state house races could jeopardize redistricting next year and set back the progressive agenda for at least a decade. So, the Clinton Empire is planning to strike back. Big Government has learned that Clintonistas are plotting a “push/pull” strategy. They plan to identify 7-8 national figures active in the tea party movement and engage in deep opposition research on them....
  • Clinton Plotting Tea Party Counterattack

    02/17/2010 10:01:34 AM PST · by GOP_Lady · 51 replies · 1,263+ views ^ | 02-17-10 | Capital Confidential
    Last week, former President Clinton was rushed to the hospital in New York for an emergency heart operation. Medical experts said the procedure was “relatively routine” and predicted Clinton would make a full recovery and be back to his regular schedule soon. To the public, at least, that schedule revolves chiefly around earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. In fact, some Clinton associates cited the work in Haiti as exacerbating his heart condition. Clinton money man, Terry MacAuliffe, even noted that Clinton’s Haiti work continued right up until the operation: Democrat colleague Terry McAuliffe said Mr Clinton had participated in...
  • Bill Clinton Is Responsible For Our Current Mess (repealed Glass-Steagall Act)

    02/17/2010 6:01:01 PM PST · by Libloather · 58 replies · 1,525+ views
    Chattanoogan ^ | 2/17/10 | Joel Walker
    Bill Clinton Is Responsible For Our Current Messposted February 17, 2010 Just as I have been saying all along, this current economic mess in which we find ourselves lies at the feet of Bill Clinton. While I have known this for some time from evidence found through various sources, the fact was driven home last night on a television special. Was it on Fox News? Far from it. It was on the PBS show, "Frontline." Long story short is that the deregulation of the financial industry under Clinton and his Treasury Secretary, Robert Rubin, along with their complete refusal to...
  • Clinton Expresses 'Remorse' For His Role in Impeachment, But No Apologies for Kenneth Starr

    02/17/2010 3:09:25 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 22 replies · 488+ views
    Clinton Expresses 'Remorse' For His Role in Impeachment, But No Apologies for Kenneth Starr Former President Bill Clinton acknowledged “remorse” for his role in the events that led to his impeachment and acquittal Wednesday, even as he renewed his attacks on his old nemesis, former independent counsel Kenneth Starr. Former President Bill Clinton acknowledged “remorse” for his role in the events that led to his impeachment and acquittal Wednesday, even as he renewed his attacks on his old nemesis, former independent counsel Kenneth Starr. “I expressed my remorse at the time,” the former president told a Manhattan audience during a...
  • Bill Clinton Leaves Hospital Friday Morning

    02/12/2010 6:03:42 AM PST · by IbJensen · 17 replies · 449+ views
    CNS News ^ | 11 February 2010 | Christian Salazar
    New York (AP) - Doctors who opened a blocked artery in former President Bill Clinton's chest say he'll be able to resume his active lifestyle, starting with his expected departure from the hospital the day after his procedure. Clinton could leave New York Presbyterian Hospital on Friday and be back at work as soon as Monday, cardiologist Allan Schwartz said. Clinton had quadruple bypass surgery at the same hospital more than five years ago, and returned Thursday to have a clogged heart artery opened after suffering discomfort in his chest. Two stents resembling tiny mesh scaffolds were placed inside the...
  • What's New In Bill Clinton's Medical News

    02/11/2010 6:12:31 PM PST · by bloodmeridian · 34 replies · 877+ views
    Feed Your ADHD ^ | 2/11/2010 | sig94
    Former President William Clinton was hospitalized this afternoon; he was admitted to Columbia's New York Presbyterian Hospital after complaining of chest pains. Famous for his legendary poor eating habits, doctors realized that ordinary measures would probably be defeated in the long term. Instead, they opted for something different; they inserted two stents of an experimental design into one of the President's coronary arteries. In the above photo, a crack surgical team prepares the first of two surgical stents to be placed in ex-President Clinton's artery. Nicknamed the "Bacon Double Cheeseburger Memorial Super Highway," these stents were manufactured for people with...
  • Brokaw's Bad Memory: Impeachment Was 'Initiated' Against Clinton

    02/11/2010 5:21:24 PM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 44 replies · 2,232+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    We're not looking to give Bill Clinton a hard time on a day when he's undergone heart surgery. But our forbearance doesn't extend to Tom Brokaw when he misstates history . . . On this evening's Hardball, responding to Chris Matthews' question as to what motivates Clinton nowadays, Brokaw surmised that he is trying to improve his place in history given that, as president, impeachment proceedings had been "initiated" against him. Initiated? View video here.
  • Former President Bill Clinton Hospitalized After Receiving Two Artery "Stents" - Video Report

    02/11/2010 2:43:36 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 31 replies · 985+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | February 11, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a video report on news former President Bill Clinton being hospitalized in New York after suffering "chest pains." The report indicates Clinton had two "stents" put in one of his coronary arteries to restore proper bloodflow. All indications are that he will have a complete recovery. (VIDEO)
  • Bill Clinton in New York hospital, sources say

    02/11/2010 1:57:33 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 91 replies · 2,297+ views
    CNN ^ | Jeb. 11, 2010
    Former President Bill Clinton was hospitalized in New York on Thursday after experiencing chest pains, two sources have told CNN. Clinton, 63, underwent quadruple bypass surgery in 2004 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. A spokeswoman for that hospital said she had not heard anything about the report.
  • Former President Bill Clinton Rushed to N.Y. Hospital [Condition "discomfort" - not a "crisis"]

    02/11/2010 1:40:26 PM PST · by hoosiermama · 430 replies · 14,272+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2-11-10 | By EMILY FRIEDMAN
    <p>Former President Bill Clinton was rushed to a Manhattan hospital late this afternoon, sources tell ABC News. A look back at presidential history from 1960 to 2008. Clinton, 63, was transported to Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan for a condition related to his heart.</p>
  • 2010 as 1994? Relax, Democrats (Los Angeles Slimes in denial)

    01/18/2010 6:33:08 PM PST · by PawtucketPatriot71 · 16 replies · 843+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 17, 2010 | Nancy L. Cohen
    This year's midterm elections won't be a repeat of the GOP's surge to power in 1994. Why? Because almost everything we think we know about that election is wrong. Two Democratic senators and one governor announced their retirements earlier this month, and days later, the smart money has Ted Kennedy's Massachusetts Senate seat falling to the GOP for the first time in nearly 60 years. Suddenly, the Republicans are crowing and Democrats are trembling -- everyone says the Democratic Party is doomed in 2010. What is the source of this breathless hysteria? Memories of the 1994 Republican midterm landslide. But...
  • He Doesn’t Miss Limelight, but Bush Is Back in It

    01/17/2010 10:18:06 PM PST · by Saije · 17 replies · 1,340+ views
    NY Times ^ | 1/17/2010 | Peter Baker
    For the first time in a year, he was roaming the halls of the West Wing, greeting ushers and Secret Service officers by name and being briefed in the Oval Office on the latest crisis. As former President George W. Bush strode into the Rose Garden with that same broad gait, his eyes searched for familiar faces. Mr. Bush’s return to Washington this weekend after a year off the political stage brought the 43rd president full circle. The commander in chief who summoned predecessors to the White House after natural disasters was now one of those being summoned. The president...
  • Bush: Mother Calls Clinton “My Fourth Brother”

    01/17/2010 12:49:15 PM PST · by presidio9 · 47 replies · 2,074+ views
    CBS News ^ | January 17, 2010 | Michelle Levi
    Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have joined President Obama to spearhead American relief to victims of Haiti’s devasting earthquake. During a Saturday interview for "Face the Nation" at the White House, the two politically opposite former President’s admitted how close a relationship they actually have. Moderator Bob Schieffer asked both men if they consider one another good friends. “Yeah I do,” Bush replied. “Me too,” Clinton echoed. “My mother…calls him my fourth brother,” Bush admitted. “The black sheep of the family,” Clinton joked. President Bush admitted that on occasion he would call his predecessor while in the White...
  • Obama enlists Bush, Clinton to help Haiti

    01/16/2010 10:46:13 AM PST · by traumer · 24 replies · 755+ views
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama pledged $100 million for Haiti quake relief on Thursday and enlisted two former U.S. presidents to help raise more, vowing to the Haitian people: "You will not be forsaken." Determined to stay on top of the rapidly unfolding humanitarian crisis in the quake zone, Obama told his top aides that responding to the tragedy should be their top priority. Obama, facing his biggest test of international relief since taking office a year ago, promised an initial U.S. contribution of $100 million and said he had directed his administration to launch "a swift, coordinated and...
  • Obama Holds Press Conference With George W. Bush… After Bashing Him All Year

    01/16/2010 8:13:52 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 103 replies · 2,953+ views ^ | January 16, 2010 | Jim Hoft
    Classy President Obama will hold a press conference at the White House today with President George W. Bush and President Clinton. George Bush has been Obama’s punching bag all year in 2009. This is President Bush’s first trip to the White House since the Inauguration last year. Bush and Clinton will lead the Clinton-Bush Haiti fund.

    01/16/2010 8:05:02 AM PST · by paulycy · 239 replies · 9,652+ views
    Fox News | Saturday, January 16, 2010 | paulycy
    Pay Attention. It's Your Duty.
  • Caption Bill Clinton

    01/15/2010 9:12:00 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 23 replies · 1,190+ views
    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton arrives at a Democratic Caucus meeting in the Capitol Building in Washington January 15, 2010. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (L) arrives at a Democratic Caucus meeting with Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) in the Capitol Building in Washington January 15, 2010.
  • Clinton fights for Martha, rails against ‘Tea Party’

    01/15/2010 3:34:30 PM PST · by GQuagmire · 50 replies · 1,545+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | 1/15/10 | Jessica Van Sack
    About 1,500 supporters packed the Fairmont Copley this afternoon to watch former President Bill Clinton stump for embattled U.S. Senate candidate Martha Coakley. Clinton used the forum to rail against the so-called Tea Party movement of grassroots organizers who oppose federal government initiatives.
  • As Brown edges ahead in poll, Bill Clinton stumps for Coakley

    01/15/2010 12:15:20 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 24 replies · 966+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | January 15, 2010 | Tracey Samuelson
    Attorney General Martha Coakley (D) and state Sen. Scott Brown (R) are pulling out the big guns ...Former Democratic President Clinton and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani are both in Massachusetts Friday to campaign for their party’s candidate in the Jan. 19 special election. ...The Suffolk University/7News poll has found 50 percent of likely voters now support Brown, compared with 46 for Coakley. [snip] Mr. Clinton, who will attend two events with Coakley on Friday, is much loved in Massachusetts and has “a magical ability to motivate voters here,” says Charles Stewart, a political scientist at the Massachusetts Institute...
  • Mass. Senate candidate looks for boost from 'rock star' Bill Clinton [Barf Alert]

    01/15/2010 9:29:44 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 35 replies · 936+ views ^ | January 15, 2010 | Globe Staff
    With a new poll suggesting a tight race for the US Senate in Massachusetts, Democrat Martha Coakley is hoping for a boost today from former President Bill Clinton, who is headlining a rally in downtown Boston. Clinton will be joined by Massachusetts Senator John F. Kerry, the 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, in the rally in the Grand Ballroom at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel at 2 p.m. Coakley, the state’s attorney general, is facing a tough challenge from State Senator Scott Brown, who was little known until this race but who appears to be surging in some polls.
  • ALL FREEPERS! We need help today in Worcester MA to picket Coakley and Bill Clinton

    01/15/2010 8:25:55 AM PST · by pietraynor · 31 replies · 911+ views ^ | January 15, 2010 | The Brown Brigade
    Time: January 15, 2010 from 4:15pm to 6pm Location: Outside Alden Hall at WPI in Worcester Street: 100 Institute Road City/Town: Worcester MA Stand-out for Scott Brown at the Event with President Bill Clinton and Congressman Jim McGovern in support of Martha Coakley for U.S. Senate. Details for the Stand-up (4:15 this Friday!) The Coakley Campaign has rented Alden Hall at WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) for Friday. Bill Clinton will be in attendance, which means there will be plenty of media there. Let's show them how much support Scott has! Clinton and Coakley are set to arrive at 4:30. Let's...
  • President Bill Clinton: What we can do to help Haiti, now and beyond

    01/14/2010 7:54:09 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies · 974+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | January 14, 2010 | President Bill Clinton
    As I write, we don't know the extent of the damage wrought by the earthquake that rocked the coast of Haiti on Tuesday. But a tragic number of people have been killed or injured, and early estimates indicate that nearly 3 million people -- almost a third of Haiti's population-- may need aid, making this one of the great humanitarian emergencies in the history of the Americas. I met with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday and with other key U.N. leaders to discuss Haiti's immediate and long-term needs. Those who are still alive under the rubble must be...
  • White House Taps Bush, Clinton to Help Lead Haiti Relief

    01/14/2010 1:05:18 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 42 replies · 1,405+ views ^ | Jan. 14, 2010
    President Obama has tapped George W. Bush, a prime target of Democratic criticism during the presidential campaign for his response to Hurricane Katrina, to help lead Haiti relief efforts in the aftermath of the earthquake that devastated the country two days ago. Bush will join up with former President Bill Clinton, who is also the United Nations special envoy for Haiti. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Thursday that Obama, who spoke with Bush Wednesday evening, is looking to replicate the relief effort that Clinton and George H.W. Bush led after the 2004 tsunami that struck Asia. "The president...
  • Huffington Post Covered Up Bill Clinton Affair During 2008 Presidential Campaign

    01/12/2010 6:06:24 AM PST · by kristinn · 129 replies · 9,172+ views
    Tuesday, January 12, 2010 | Kristinn
    Huffington Post reporter Mayhill Fowler reveals today that she intentionally ignored reporting former President Bill Clinton's adulterous relationship with an unnamed mistress during his wife Hillary's campaign for the 2008 Democratic party presidential nomonation.Fowler writes she knew the state of the Clintons' marriage had national security implications as she notes that Democratic voters were falsely comforted thinking the former two-term president would be by Hillary's side in bed at the White House when the "3 a.m." phone call came. But that was not enough for her to report the truth so the voters could decide for themselves. Huffington Post, the...
  • Game over: The Clintons stand alone

    01/11/2010 4:24:04 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 68 replies · 3,004+ views
    Game over: The Clintons stand alone By: Ben Smith January 11, 2010 06:05 PM EST A new book is out with a highly critical but unsourced portrait of Hillary Clinton. This familiar occurrence — it’s happened too many times to count over the years — has usually been greeted with an equally familiar response: A fast and furious counterattack from the Clinton inner circle. What’s notable about the highly publicized release of “Game Change,” however, is the virtual silence from the Clinton camp. The lack of public outrage seems to mark the sputtering end of what was once known as...
  • Sharpton: Clinton 'Coffee' Remark About Obama 'Disturbing'

    01/11/2010 1:03:27 PM PST · by lbryce · 62 replies · 2,455+ views
    Fox News ^ | January 11, 2010 | Staff
    The Rev. Al Sharpton on Monday said he was disturbed by condescending remarks reportedly made by former President Bill Clinton about Barack Obama during the 2008 campaign. Sharpton was referring to a passage in the new book, "Game Change," which recounts the conversation Clinton had with the late Sen. Ted Kennedy when he was trying to convince the liberal lion of the Senate to endorse his wife for president. "A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee," Clinton told Kennedy, according to the book -- a comment that angered Kennedy, who later endorsed Obama. Sharpton, speaking...
  • Report: Clinton Told Kennedy You’re Only Endorsing Obama Because He’s Black

    01/11/2010 12:05:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies · 1,815+ views
    News One for Black America ^ | January 11, 2010
    From The New York Daily News Bill Clinton helped sink his wife’s chances for an endorsement from Ted Kennedy by belittling Barack Obama as nothing but a race-based candidate. “A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee,” the former president told the liberal lion from Massachusetts, according to the gossipy new campaign book, “Game Change.”The book says Kennedy was deeply offended and recounted the conversation to friends with fury. After Kennedy sided with Obama, Clinton reportedly griped, “the only reason you are endorsing him is because he’s black. Let’s just be clear.”
  • What Bill Clinton allegedly told Ted Kennedy about Obama:

    01/10/2010 10:00:49 PM PST · by ricks_place · 47 replies · 2,469+ views
    Mail Online ^ | 1/10/2010 | David Gardner
    'A few years ago he would have been getting us coffee'Bill Clinton was at the centre of a race storm last night after he was accused of denigrating Barack Obama. The former president allegedly claimed during the hard-fought Democratic primary race: ‘A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee.’ He is said to have made the racist remark in a phone call entreating Senator Teddy Kennedy, the party’s vastly influential elder statesman, to endorse his wife, Hillary, in the delicately balanced 2008 nomination battle. But the call so offended Senator Kennedy that it backfired and helped...
  • Bill Clinton 2008 on Obama: A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee

    01/10/2010 5:09:02 PM PST · by mnehring · 21 replies · 940+ views
    Another hot excerpt from the same book that’s got Dingy Harry groveling. What a treat to hear how the Lords of Tolerance talk to each other behind closed doors. This is turning into some day. [A]s Hillary bungled Caroline, Bill’s handling of Ted was even worse. The day after Iowa, he phoned Kennedy and pressed for an endorsement, making the case for his wife. But Bill then went on, belittling Obama in a manner that deeply offended Kennedy. Recounting the conversation later to a friend, Teddy fumed that Clinton had said, A few years ago, this guy would have been...
  • .. Bill Clinton .. to.. Ted Kennedy re: Obama: 'A few years ago he would have....

    01/10/2010 1:04:46 PM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies · 951+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/10/10 | David Gardner
    Bill Clinton was at the centre of a race storm last night after he was accused of denigrating Barack Obama. The former president allegedly claimed during the hard-fought Democratic primary race: ‘A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee.’ He is said to have made the racist remark in a phone call entreating Senator Teddy Kennedy, the party’s vastly influential elder statesman, to endorse his wife, Hillary, in the delicately balanced 2008 nomination battle.