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March 18, 2016

Free E-Book about Hillary - (CLINTON GROUP)

This came across my FB Feed just now, and it's by the authors of The Hunting of The President
Joe Conason & Gene Lyons

The Hunting of Hillary

It's adapted from the book above about the RW efforts to discredit the Clintons.
Requires email and zipcode for immediate free download. No reader required, it will load in your web browser. It's 160 pages pdf file.

I've just been skimming it, and it looks interesting so I thought I'd share it.

February 29, 2016

Hillary's last paid speech - At Camp Conference, Hillary Addresses 'Fun Deficit' (Full Video)

I'm sure you've all seen it already, but just in case:

Better than a transcript. It's video.

Article HERE
February 29, 2016

Hillary's last paid Speech - (CLINTON GROUP)

I figure you all may have seen it already, but I ran across it answering a post earlier and thought i'd post it here. She's funny! And brilliant.
February 28, 2016

Neither she nor Obama supported the 2008 version of the Bill. Obama in fact

stalled action on the bill for three years, until 2011, to the great moaning and groaning of of the Republicans. Not only was the bill revised to protect displaced workers, there were contingencies put in place that Columbia had to meet before we would agree to vote on the revised bill.


The US and Columbian governments signed an "Action Plan" agreement in April of 2011 which listed objectives that the Columbian government had to meet in order for the FTA to go forward. This link below, discusses status of the protections put in place for the Columbian workers as of mid October 2011:


The revised bill finally came for a vote at the end of October 2011.

So Hillary did not lie. She never supported the lousy Bush bill. She did support Obama in the revised version of the bill, and the action agreement that was made with Columbia about reforms and protections for the Coumbians.

editing to say that her emails were in the October time frame when the US was finally ready to move forward after the Columbians had implemented the Action Plan items.

editing again because I am the Queen of Typos.

February 28, 2016

Hillary has used it for a long long time

Here from 2012

And she was using it in this campaign before Bernies ad.

February 18, 2016

Clinton and that Citizen United "litmus" meme - link to AUDIO (CLINTON GROUP)

Someone responded to a post of mine by saying Hillary's wouldn't commit to appointing a SCOTUS against CU - which surprised me because i've heard her say that it would be a big factor in her choice, several times. So I figured it was some misinformation from a GDP post. I found one, posted the audio link to Hillary's conversation with Matthews about SCOTUS.

Here it is in case you need it for anything.



February 18, 2016


As mentioned above, there were no laws made.

These passed the Senate:

S.Res.52 - A resolution honoring Shirley Chisholm for her service to the Nation and expressing condolences to her family, friends, and supporters on her death.

S.Res.490 - A resolution recognizing the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for 50 years of service to the performing arts.

S.Res.334 - A resolution recognizing the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

There are a LOT of other proposals from the Civil Rights History Project Act of 2008, to a wide variety of health and education related submissions, but I didn't include them because they did come to a floor vote.

February 17, 2016

You really need to do your homework.

She was in High School when she "supported" Goldwater.
By her junior year in college she had left the part of her parents and was a solid Dem.

"...In her junior year, Rodham became a supporter of the antiwar presidential nomination campaign of Democrat Eugene McCarthy.[27] In early 1968, she was elected president of the Wellesley College Government Association and served through early 1969.[25][28] Following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Rodham organized a two-day student strike and worked with Wellesley's black students to recruit more black students and faculty.."

"...Rodham then entered Yale Law School. There she served on the editorial board of the Yale Review of Law and Social Action.[38] During her second year, she worked at the Yale Child Study Center,[39] learning about new research on early childhood brain development and working as a research assistant on the seminal work, Beyond the Best Interests of the Child (1973).[40][41] She also took on cases of child abuse at Yale–New Haven Hospital[40] and volunteered at New Haven Legal Services to provide free legal advice for the poor.[39] In the summer of 1970 she was awarded a grant to work at Marian Wright Edelman's Washington Research Project, where she was assigned to Senator Walter Mondale's Subcommittee on Migratory Labor. There she researched migrant workers' problems in housing, sanitation, health and education.[42] Edelman later became a significant mentor.[43] Rodham was recruited by political advisor Anne Wexler to work on the 1970 campaign of Connecticut U.S. Senate candidate Joseph Duffey, with Rodham later crediting Wexler with providing her first job in politics.[44]..."

"...Rodham began a year of postgraduate study on children and medicine at the Yale Child Study Center.[52] Her first scholarly article, "Children Under the Law", was published in the Harvard Educational Review in late 1973.[53] Discussing the new children's rights movement, it stated that "child citizens" were "powerless individuals"[54] and argued that children should not be considered equally incompetent from birth to attaining legal age, but that instead courts should presume competence except when there is evidence otherwise, on a case-by-case basis.[55] The article became frequently cited in the field.[56]..."

"...During her postgraduate study, Rodham served as staff attorney for Edelman's newly founded Children's Defense Fund in Cambridge, Massachusetts,[57] and as a consultant to the Carnegie Council on Children.[58] In 1974 she was a member of the impeachment inquiry staff in Washington, D.C., advising the House Committee on the Judiciary during the Watergate scandal.[59] Under the guidance of Chief Counsel John Doar and senior member Bernard Nussbaum,[40] Rodham helped research procedures of impeachment and the historical grounds and standards for impeachment.[59] The committee's work culminated in the resignation of President Richard Nixon in August 1974.[59]..."

It's wikipedia, but their sources are cited.

February 16, 2016

This was a great read and very informative.

Thank you!

February 4, 2016

As of January 31

he has raised IN TOTAL $74,369,254 - which is over 25 million LESS - than the ad buy totals for just the primary in New Hampshire.

And if you count just the Republican 80% spent, they still spent more than he has raised in total so far.
He currently does not have the financial support to run a GE campaign. They will have to raise money, tons of it, to be competitive in the GE.


Hillary has raised more in total, but not nearly enough to bankroll a GE run yet. The advantage she has over Bernie financially, is the SuperPAC money. I want the big money out of politics as much as anyone does, but as long as the Republicans are making use of it, I am glad she is too.


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