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Hillary Clinton — a woman of
no convictions

Washington Times, by Charles Hurt

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Posted By:garnet, 8/13/2014 9:46:55 AM

The brassiness, dishonesty and shamelessness as she slides into yet another presidential campaign season is enough to choke that old Arkansas draft mule of a husband she hitched her career to. The scheming calculation of it all would make Lady Macbeth take to the bed for blushing. How on earth did such a crafty street fighter get so completely trounced by such a naive rookie like Barack Obama in 2008? That Mrs. Clinton would up and disavow President Obama’s policy of ceding the entire world to evil forces — a policy she embraced and enforced for four years as his top


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 8/13/2014 9:59:35 AM     (No. 9964192)

I am worried that enough "conservative pundits" will fall for the current propaganda that Hilaria is a tough centrist on foreign policy - far more realistic and responsible than Obama! they say - that it will become the conventional wisdom as we roll into the presidential primaries... no, I´m not worried, I´m convinced they´ll fall for it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bubby, 8/13/2014 10:02:11 AM     (No. 9964200)

She will say or do anything to get elected just like obama. Once in office she will do as much damage to America as obama or possibly more.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: save America, 8/13/2014 10:09:41 AM     (No. 9964216)

Once again we need help from the left. What do you see in her? What am I missing? What ever it is ,I don´t see it.All I see is someone that should be retired for gross mismanagement and negligence and being a lying Democrat.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 8/13/2014 10:21:56 AM     (No. 9964238)

The PIAPS should be in jail

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/13/2014 10:24:13 AM     (No. 9964244)

I am looking forward to her being convicted in the future.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/13/2014 11:12:44 AM     (No. 9964320)

If she really wants to toot her foreign policy horn, perhaps she can start with Benghazi.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 8/13/2014 11:24:09 AM     (No. 9964337)

I disagree, she´s apparently convinced that she has a divine right to rule over us as compensation for her so-called husband regularly humiliating her, or something like that.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ASAvet, 8/13/2014 2:42:46 PM     (No. 9964679)

She´s the smartest woman in the world. It is therefore her birthright to rule.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Kristen, 8/13/2014 2:45:46 PM     (No. 9964686)

Hillary Clinton is also a woman of no accomplishments. She is a pathological liar who is in poor health.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: harper, 8/13/2014 3:29:58 PM     (No. 9964730)

Hillary Clinton is a woman of no positive accomplishments.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Kitty Myers, 8/14/2014 7:16:45 AM     (No. 9965377)

This is the first line:
The rank spectacle of ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton suddenly turning on her commander in chief and former boss to shiv him in the back over the burning ruins she helped make of the Middle East is staggering to behold.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: steveW, 8/14/2014 7:59:48 AM     (No. 9965433)

At least when she becomes commander in chief she´ll have her pick of the young, female interns. Family tradition, ya know...

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Reply 13 - Posted by: saucy, 8/14/2014 8:03:47 AM     (No. 9965436)

What galls me more than anything, aside from this unprincipled power-monger, is that she thinks we are too stupid to see it and dumb enough to vote for her cuz she is a woman (questionable).

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/14/2014 8:04:05 AM     (No. 9965437)

I wonder if Hillary picked Huma or was Huma forced on her by Smidgen because of her Muslim Brotherhood leanings.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Jawone, 8/14/2014 8:12:09 AM     (No. 9965444)

If she keeps up her criticism of Obama, Eric Holder will give her plenty of convictions.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: knarfski, 8/14/2014 8:14:03 AM     (No. 9965451)

Agree with #9 and #10. Apart from years and years on TV and miles and miles traveled, what has she accomplished that qualifies her to be POTUS? Specifically, what?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: sadc, 8/14/2014 8:19:43 AM     (No. 9965459)

With Mid-east Muslim countries disavowing the Muslim brotherhood, would someone please ask Madam Porkchop, why her connection to the Muslim Brotherhood with Huma Abedin is not a dangerous one? How can they be trusted? What does Huma know? How many in the high level positions are spies for the Brotherhood? We let the leader of ISIS go from Gitmo, dismissing him as JV team but clearly those who made this decision are stupid or treasonous spies. I pick the latter. ISIS promised to be back and we foolishly ignore an open threat.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 8/14/2014 8:25:57 AM     (No. 9965473)

The picture over the article alone should be enough to keep people from voting for her. She looks insane. And there are plenty like this.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/14/2014 8:26:04 AM     (No. 9965474)

Check the shape of her pupils.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: NYBruin, 8/14/2014 8:35:17 AM     (No. 9965489)

Solid article, although I was surprised its author did not also cite her disgraceful treatment of Genersl Petraeus - essentially calling him a liar - when he testified before her subcommittee during the Democratic primaries. She is shameless!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/14/2014 8:39:18 AM     (No. 9965496)

"I admire Margaret Sanger enormously, her courage, her tenacity, her vision...I am really in awe of her."
-Hillary Rodham Clinton

No convictions?...In another day and age, Sir Edmund would be wearing the spiffy black uniform of a SS-Helferin Oberaufseherin at the Ravensbruck Women´s Concentration Camp in Northern Germany.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Really?, 8/14/2014 8:45:41 AM     (No. 9965511)

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Really?, 8/14/2014 8:51:39 AM     (No. 9965523)

Hillary has one conviction and that is to advance the career of Hillary Clinton (or Rodman if that becomes politically viable).

It´s really amazing that we had a chance to elect a candidate (Romney) who was willing to leave behind what many of us would call "the good life", and "serve" for what he believed was best for the Country.....and instead of admiring and supporting that, we used it to bludgeon him as if his wealth and his success somehow made him unfit for office.

Step back and compare that to Hillary. She is toxic....stay away.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: nightvision, 8/14/2014 9:05:41 AM     (No. 9965543)

Good article. Thanks for posting.

"...to fold up like the AstroTurf in the back of Bubba’s El Camino."

That made me howl LOL.
I thought it was just a red neck metaphor.
Imagine my surprise when I read on...
"The former president once explained. “I had AstroTurf in the back. You don’t want to know why, but I did.”

Those Clintons...classy all the way!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: M2, 8/14/2014 9:16:48 AM     (No. 9965554)

Ezra Klein´s book, "Blood Feud" shows that Hillary is no better and perhaps worse than Obama. Desperate Democrats will fare no better under her than under Obama. The country will take an equally hard hit under a dual-Clinton Presidency as it has under an Obama Presidency.

Obama destroyed our foreign relations, our medical system, our economy and our Constitution. The Clintons would offer more of the same, but you will never convince a Democrat of that.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Rinktum, 8/14/2014 9:43:15 AM     (No. 9965585)

Do not be fooled. Obama threw the first punch but Hillary will finish off Uncle Sam. This was the plan. The democrats knew the race card trumped the gender card. Therefore, Obama was put in the ring for the first round. The bell´s about to ring for the second round and Hillary will step in to strike the knock out blow. She and Obama are two peas in a pod. Both are devotees of Saul Alinsky. Hillary will be Obama 2.0.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/14/2014 9:45:47 AM     (No. 9965589)

Like Obama, when things go wrong, Hillary blames others for her misdeeds. Do we really want another 4 years of ´that´ after the Obama disturbance has left town?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 8/14/2014 10:07:47 AM     (No. 9965625)

The Clinton family motto: "Hey, whatever it takes!". You gotta kinda admire such baldfaced cynicism.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/14/2014 10:11:50 AM     (No. 9965633)

Alfred E. Obama the first "What Me Worry" president can finish Hillary off easily. All he has to do is endorse Liz Warren.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: mombogogo, 8/14/2014 10:15:03 AM     (No. 9965639)

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Reply 31 - Posted by: mombogogo, 8/14/2014 10:20:00 AM     (No. 9965651)

Sorry, my previous post was blank, but that´s what Hilary is - a blank set of principles. I find it interesting that several of the top stories showing up on the news article roll this morning are about how "Obama didn´t pay attention to Hilary´s stance on Syria," "Hilary is more hawkish on Israel than Obama," etc... I guess the press has rapidly decided that the president is useless at this point (and it took them how long to discover that?) and Hilary is where they need to hitch their wagons...

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Reply 32 - Posted by: nevernaught, 8/14/2014 10:33:32 AM     (No. 9965673)

Excuse me, I misread the headline. I thought it meant she hadn´t been convicted of at least 100 felonies. Sort of a fixed jury sort of deal.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Aria, 8/14/2014 10:59:24 AM     (No. 9965710)

What have the rats got warming the bench?

Hillary who has the conscience of a hungry alligator and Liz Warren a faux Indian Harvard lawyer first term ultra liberal senator....hmmm, no wonder Obama fancies her.

Why anyone would vote for a serial liar or a woman without a record and who´s never run anything is beyond me but given the state of the general public these days nothing surprises me.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Hazymac, 8/14/2014 11:04:57 AM     (No. 9965713)

A few days ago in the WSJ (behind the subscription wall) Bret Stephens wrote of Ms. Clinton´s malleable political convictions (which always seem to be subordinate to political calculations):

The political opportunist always lacks the courage of his, or her, convictions. That´s not necessarily because there aren´t any convictions. It´s because the convictions are always subordinated to the needs of ambition and ingratiation. Then again, who cares who Mrs. Clinton really is? When the question needs to be asked, it means we already know, or should know, how to answer it. The truth about Mrs. Clinton isn´t what´s potentially at stake in the next election. It´s the truth about who we are. Are we prepared to believe anything? We tried that with Barack Obama, the man who promised to be whatever we wanted him to be. Mrs. Clinton´s self-reinvention as a hawk invites us to make the mistake twice.

It would be a major mistake for any sentient American voter to believe that a Clinton--especially this Clinton--can be taken at face value. In short, in spite of being married to a husband who as president was convicted of lying in court, Mrs. Clinton is even more egregious, reaching the level of hors concours. She is not to be trusted.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: ketchuplover, 8/14/2014 11:15:29 AM     (No. 9965740)

Well....she became a Yankees fan because that´s what she needed to do. She became a cookie baker because that´s what she needed to do. She and Bill had an interest in adopting a child, because that´s what she needed to do. She´s an evil Jezebel, but be not deceived, God is not mocked. Just as He blew a strong wind to knock that Hamas missile off course, He can knock this wicked self-serving woman down with a mere breath.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: lockieme, 8/14/2014 11:30:46 AM     (No. 9965766)

as the bumper sticker says:

Obama in a Pant Suit

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Reply 37 - Posted by: T-Bubba, 8/14/2014 11:31:24 AM     (No. 9965767)

You know, I´m beginning to dislike Hildebeest.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: The Advocate, 8/14/2014 11:35:51 AM     (No. 9965772)

Hagel, Kerry and Clinton all voted for the Iraq war - and then pulled the rug out from our troops.
Obama let ISIL leader out of jail in 2009-he is Obama´s rep in the Islamic savagery - Obama OWNs all the bloodshed and death in the ME.
Thank God for Sisi and Netanyahu to hold back the savages.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: papasparky, 8/14/2014 11:39:05 AM     (No. 9965777)

Somewhere over in the Balkans there is a sniper who can´t shoot straight -- he should be hunted down, court marshaled, and have his rifle confiscated. He committed a missed opportunity on the same level as Bubba taking a pass on Bin Laden. /tic

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Butch59, 8/14/2014 11:40:05 AM     (No. 9965780)

Everyone should have to read the late Barbara Olsen´ book "Hell to Pay". They would get a very real look at who and what Hillary Clinton really is. In her book, Barbara quotes something Hillary once said, and with very hard conviction, that her goal in life was that "She wanted to RUN something". Not govern but to run it. Like an old Southern Plantation. And she wants to have everyone subjected to her wants. She wans to crack the whip and have all of us jump. That is what her lifetime objective has been.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: Scribelus, 8/14/2014 11:49:30 AM     (No. 9965790)

To the careless observer, intelligence is readily confused with low animal cunning.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Otheym, 8/14/2014 12:31:11 PM     (No. 9965821)

Agree with all the negatives posted here BUT I can´t get the 2000 Senate race out of my mind. I worked the phones for Lazio and it became obvious early on that women were going for Clinton big time and in fact they did. The logic of it is stunningly simple, elect a black man in 2008 and feel good about correcting all the past injustices. Ditto with a woman in 2016. I know, it defies logic but if she runs she wins

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Reply 43 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 8/14/2014 3:41:33 PM     (No. 9966050)

This country is doomed if it cannot get pass its identity politics. Identity politics gives us candidates that are not qualified for the job.

Hillery says she disagreed with Barry over Syria. She would have had us attacking Syria. Not ISIL. Hillery and Barry are both wrong. ISIL is in Iraq today because Syria (and Russia) made ´peace´ with them.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: sorosisbehindit, 8/14/2014 3:56:22 PM     (No. 9966066)

Hillary does not have the likability factor that Bill had, or the shiny new penny factor that Obama had.
She has the "mean old hag that has made lots of mistakes" reputation.
I don´t think she is a shoe in, just because the party leaders owe her.

The Dems need only to put up an attractive alternative. The lesbians will be strongly in her corner no matter what, but I´m not so sure the rest of the dems will be that loyal.

Heaven help us if we have another 8 years in which no one is allowed to criticize her policies without a charge of being sexist!

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Reply 45 - Posted by: 4justice, 8/14/2014 4:24:15 PM     (No. 9966094)

Despite how evil and frightening a PIAPS presidency would be...I am even more frightened of a Fauxcahontas presidency!! Warren is scarier than the old hag witch.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 8/14/2014 5:56:15 PM     (No. 9966201)

The beast can argue any side of any argument with the simulated conviction.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: Penney, 8/14/2014 6:10:42 PM     (No. 9966218)

Wouldn´t be surprise if the dem party instead tries to elect Gov. Jay Nixon,D-Mo. as he, ´looks,´ the part, but don´t be fooled because he is a crafty dem lefty/lib & is as much of a phony as 0bama Mrs. slick.
As Governor, he vetoes nearly everything legislated and sent to him. He particularly refuses tax cuts and he refuses to work with the elected Republicans to help improve this state, yet is always ready for a photo op.

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 8/14/2014 6:16:48 PM     (No. 9966225)

Maybe it´s just me, but I somehow can´t imagine the Democrats getting behind a presidential candidate named Nixon.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: Penney, 8/14/2014 6:28:38 PM     (No. 9966243)

Time will tell, but don´t be surprised if the dems settle on Nixon..

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Reply 50 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 8/14/2014 8:00:19 PM     (No. 9966345)

The world will laugh.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: Tianne, 8/14/2014 8:07:09 PM     (No. 9966353)

Re Hillary:

"......the only thing that makes her a rock star is that people keep calling her one".

Jonah Goldberg

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Reply 52 - Posted by: jebediah, 8/15/2014 6:55:42 AM     (No. 9966690)

LOVED that ebullient smile and laugh two days ago when asked whether she and Obama will make nice at the Vineyard Party---AS SHE WALKS BACK HER CRITICISMS of his foreign policy. There is no core to Hillary---just an adherence to the latest polls.

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Reply 53 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 8/15/2014 7:30:44 AM     (No. 9966713)

Political Joke set-up: ´´How on earth did such a crafty street fighter get so completely trounced by such a naive rookie like Barack Obama in 2008?´´

Answer: She didn´t get trounced! She was paid off. She made a cash deal that he could be the first Halfrican president and she could be the first Woe-man president. It is her turn and she means to take it.

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Reply 54 - Posted by: msjena, 8/15/2014 9:42:56 AM     (No. 9966866)

In 2008, I sat in on one of those women-in-business support groups and everyone went around the room saying something about themselves. One woman said, in her girlishly sweet voice, that she was working hard to elect Hillary Clinton the first woman President. She was met with silence. Just saying.

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Reply 55 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 8/15/2014 10:35:31 AM     (No. 9966951)

The fact that Bill and Hillary Clinton have for years been raised to the superstar-royalty level of the Democrat Party is all I need to know about how rank and file Democrats think.

Bill, with his until then unimaginable Oval Office oral orifice frivolities, and Hillary, with her frantic, panicky rush to remove everything not nailed down from her attorney Vincent Foster’s office in the White House, the moment she became aware of his hard to believe, Rube Goldberg-ian “suicide” which conveniently culminated far far away at Fort Marcy Park.

That did it for me.

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Reply 56 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/15/2014 1:56:31 PM     (No. 9967241)

#14, Huma came to work as an intern in the Clinton White House, back in 1996. She was assigned to Hillary Clinton.

She is Hillary´s choice, no doubt. Obama was still back in Chicago in 1996.

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Reply 57 - Posted by: gr8shiphandler, 8/15/2014 2:59:16 PM     (No. 9967345)

Really? You want old, tired Hillary and the Horndog back in the White House. Really?

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Reply 58 - Posted by: wsdiego, 8/15/2014 5:31:56 PM     (No. 9967551)

Who would want to elect more of this hidden agendas, ego mania, economic oppressive and constant scandal to the nations highest office? A rhetorical question? Yes, we know Democrats!

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Reply 59 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/15/2014 6:04:49 PM     (No. 9967578)

#53 A thought --Hillary also was back stabbed in 2008 by her Dear husband who does not want his vicious wife to ever achieve the same level power he held. Smart sinners know who or what to avoid.
The 2016 campaign should be -- We have tried experimenting with non traditional failure prone losers. They obviously can´t govern so drop experiments.

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Reply 60 - Posted by: CNY, 8/15/2014 8:14:40 PM     (No. 9967677)

Baraco Barner has ValJar, Hillary will have Huma. I don´t even want to connect those dots.

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GLASGOW — To most Americans, Scotland means golf, whisky and — if they go there — steady drizzle. Even to the millions of Americans whose surnames testify to their Scottish or Scotch-Irish ancestry, the idea that Scotland might be about to become an independent country is baffling. Yet, this week, a referendum could decide just that. With days remaining before the Scottish electorate votes on whether or not to remain in the United Kingdom, the result is too close to call. Born in Glasgow, but having spent most of my life in England and America, I am rather baffled, too.

Health Care Law Is Obama´s Gift
to Republicans for 2016
Creators Syndicate, by Scott Rasmussen    Original Article
Posted By: garnet- 9/16/2014 8:41:46 AM     Post Reply
President Obama’s health care law is the gift that keeps on giving to the GOP. In 2010, of course, passage of the law powered the Republican gains of 62 seats in the House of Representatives and pickups of more than 700 state legislative seats across the nation. The law didn’t go into effect in time to hurt the president’s re-election bid in 2012, but it is making life extremely difficult for the president’s party in 2014. Cautious beltway pundit Stuart Rothenberg recently announced that he is “expecting a sizable Republican Senate wave” this year. He believes the GOP will pick up at

If Great Britain fractures,
the entire world loses
Washington Post, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: garnet- 9/15/2014 9:05:31 AM     Post Reply
Through waves of European revolutions, grand reform movements, the building and dismantling of history’s greatest global empire, two world wars and the establishment of one of the world’s leading welfare states, the United Kingdom has enjoyed remarkable political stability, always evolving to meet challenges but simultaneously holding to the ancient constitutional structures and traditions that have united and protected its people in an uncommonly successful multi-ethnic state. That has been good for Great Britain and good for the world. Now, the country’s future is in question, as Scotland prepares to vote Thursday on whether to secede. Polls show a closely

5 lies that have shaped
the Obama presidency
New York Post, by Jack Cashill    Original Article
Posted By: garnet- 9/15/2014 8:53:57 AM     Post Reply
If past presidents are remembered for their signature achievements, Obama will be remembered for his signature lie: “If you like your health care plan blah, blah, blah.” The reader knows the rest. Although the most consequential of Obama’s lies — it got him reelected — it’s far from his only prevarication. I’ve counted 75 significant lies since his campaign for president began, but that doesn’t begin to tally the casual fibs and hyperbole he spouts seemingly every day. Here are five that illustrate just how much Obama’s presidency is built on falsehoods. 5. “My father left my family when I was 2

The Gender Gap: Warning Signs
for Democrats
Wall Street Journal, by Janet Hook    Original Article
Posted By: garnet- 9/14/2014 10:22:42 AM     Post Reply
Democrats have a lot to worry about in the midterm elections but one of their sturdiest bulwarks against a GOP rout in the fall has been support among women. They have held significant leads over Republicans among women by a number of polling measures. But the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News Poll has some warning signs for Democrats who are counting on women to help them weather a tough political climate. An important bellwether is the question of which party voters would prefer to control Congress, and it has long been the case that men prefer a Republican Congress and women favor

Obama’s world of wishes
National Post [Canada], by Robert Fulford    Original Article
Posted By: garnet- 9/14/2014 10:15:26 AM     Post Reply
“Now let’s make two things clear,” Barack Obama told the world on Wednesday, adopting a brisk schoolmaster’s tone. First, ISIS, the self-professed “Islamic state” that has taken over large parts of Syria and Iraq, is not actually Islamic. Why would he say that? Because, as Obama explained, “No religion condones the killing of innocents.”Since Obama is neither a Muslim nor a scholar, that judgement is above his pay grade, as he would put it. As Bernard Lewis, a great authority on Islam, puts it: “It is surely presumptuous for those who are not Muslims to say what is orthodox and

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Daily Mail [UK], by Ashley Collman    Original Article
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Daily Mail [UK], by John Hall    Original Article
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A village of just 1,000 residents in Switzerland has been forced to raise taxes because an African refugee and her seven children cost the local authority £40,000 in benefits every month. Hagenbuch, in the Swiss canton of Zurich, is understood to be spending close to a third of its total annual budget on the family after they arrived from Eritrea in East Africa three years ago. The massive benefits bill covers day-to-day living expenses such as groceries and cleaning costs, as well as paying for four of the woman´s children to be housed in an orphanage and even bills for

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