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At time of austerity, eight
universities spent top dollar
on Hillary Clinton speeches

Washington Post, by Philip Rucker & Rosalind S. Helderman

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/2/2014 3:55:30 PM

At least eight universities, including four public institutions, have paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for Hillary Rodham Clinton to speak on their campuses over the past year, sparking a backlash from some student groups and teachers at a time of austerity in higher education. In one previously undisclosed transaction, the University of Connecticut — which just raised tuition by 6.5 percent — paid $251,250 for Clinton to speak on campus in April. Other examples include $300,000 to address UCLA in March and $225,000 for a speech scheduled to occur in October at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo, 7/2/2014 3:56:49 PM     (No. 9908725)

Speeches or screeches?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NYBruin, 7/2/2014 4:00:36 PM     (No. 9908729)

From what I have seen of these "speeches", you´ll get more wisdom from your average Chinese fortune cookie.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Perfectsense, 7/2/2014 4:06:46 PM     (No. 9908733)

Hillary and her fawning university supporters have devised a method for circumventing campaign contribution limits.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/2/2014 4:12:32 PM     (No. 9908741)

Political payoffs by any other name. Parents everywhere how does it feel to see your tuition money being laundered to Hillary and Bill.

Education has turned into a big money scam for Democrats.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mildred, 7/2/2014 4:29:52 PM     (No. 9908757)

C´mon guys. Hillary´s worth those big bucks, doncha know?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jond, 7/2/2014 4:29:58 PM     (No. 9908758)

How much of that money comes from Federally guaranteed student loans that students (or taxpayers) will be saddled with for the rest of their lives?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: woodenleg, 7/2/2014 4:35:33 PM     (No. 9908761)

Working at a Major University i can say confidently that the administrators always have reason and money for those decidedly leftist programs. I remember when Hillary spoke were I work and I was in the audience taking pictures for the University, the sycophants in the audience actually did ooh and aw when hillary hit the primary notes in her speech.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cog, 7/2/2014 4:42:41 PM     (No. 9908766)

The buck stops with Hillary. Whadda ya know?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 7/2/2014 4:48:06 PM     (No. 9908775)

Money/campaign finance laundering.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snapper451, 7/2/2014 4:56:06 PM     (No. 9908780)

How? Why?
Can´t people see how wrong it is for a candidate to be taking so much money from corrupt universities and corporations? How many other potential 2016 candidates are raking in 6 figures for them or their spouse to give a speech? If there is a smell test then this stinks to high heaven!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 7/2/2014 5:19:43 PM     (No. 9908790)

Outrageous especially by a public supported university. If it´s a corporation doing this then they are just wasting stockholder money but universities are doing it on the backs of students and their parents.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Bpl40, 7/2/2014 7:41:05 PM     (No. 9908914)

Hillary is garbage. What comes out of her mouth is garbage squared. To pay fee payers hard earned money to her is unconscionable .

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/2/2014 10:56:17 PM     (No. 9909077)

Colleges passing money to the Clintons are functioning the same way the Rose Law Firm functioned back in the Clinton´s Arkansas days.

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