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Clinton: Shutdown shows
´scorched earth´ politics

Associated Press, by Ken Thomas

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 10/4/2013 10:43:43 PM

Clinton, NY - Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday derided the partial government shutdown, saying dysfunction and gridlock are emblematic of too many people in politics choosing "scorched earth over common ground." (Snip) Recalling shutdowns during the mid-1990s, Clinton noted that her husband worked with then-House Speaker Newt Gingrich to find a way to reopen the government. Neither side got everything it wanted, she said, but it led to a balanced budget and economic growth. Clinton said the stalemate could have repercussions around the globe, noting that the shutdown

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Sounds like PIAPS had another "brain freeze." Did Herself strike her head again? How can a blanced budget and economic growth be considered failure? OH, this was the time that BJ had to be taken kicking and screaming to sign the GOP passed legislation that made his presidency look good.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dante, 10/4/2013 10:47:51 PM     (No. 9550808)

Cankles pretending to be the calm voice of reason because she has been coached. She is in a reality a shrieking partisan wretch driven by ambition and hatred.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 10/4/2013 10:51:25 PM     (No. 9550813)

So - closing parks and memorials, threatening world economic markets, leaving cancer victims untreated, starting women and children, harassing eldery WWII survivors - now he´s trotting out shrew Hillary.

Must be getting close to Halloween!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: trackman999, 10/4/2013 11:18:00 PM     (No. 9550835)

"Scorched earth" done by the current democrat administration, NOT the republicans.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 10/4/2013 11:25:11 PM     (No. 9550838)

Oh, this horrible man makes me feel so Ickes!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 10/4/2013 11:33:29 PM     (No. 9550843)

She just unleashed her monkey-men. Fly! Fly!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: avikingman, 10/4/2013 11:34:10 PM     (No. 9550845)

Often overlooked is the rise of the internet during Slick´s tenure. His economy would have been dismal otherwise.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: lillehuset, 10/4/2013 11:35:47 PM     (No. 9550848)

when you read "scorched earth " in connection to Hillary Clinton did the word Benghazi come to mind......it did it for me........

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Reply 8 - Posted by: annie xango, 10/5/2013 12:09:33 AM     (No. 9550870)

#7 right on...me thinks that she may figure out that was an unfortunate choice of words..

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Sandbar, 10/5/2013 12:16:06 AM     (No. 9550874)

By mentioning that her hubby worked with Gingrich to reach a solution, she is undermining Obama´s no negotiation argument. I wonder how Bambi will react to that.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/5/2013 4:29:45 AM     (No. 9550955)

The Hildebeast sure knows all about scorched earth. Think Benghazi, Vince Foster, Hubbell, travelgate, land deals, stock deals, etc.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Patchy groundfog, 10/5/2013 5:34:10 AM     (No. 9550979)

It´s likeTorquemada advising restraint.

The Clintons have been doing politics as blood sport for over two decades.



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Reply 12 - Posted by: bubby, 10/5/2013 7:28:07 AM     (No. 9551068)

"I ain´t no ways tired" in her best Negro dialect isn´t partisan? She wants to divide and destroy this country just as much as little barry has. Her "scorched earth" approach to Bill´s bimbo eruptions should alone disqualify her from any elected office let alone her refusal to help four Americans under attack in Benghazi then lying about it. Then telling Congress what difference does it make how they died. She´s a despicable woman.

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