Hillary Clinton

A Pro-Hillary Org Released a Country Music Video and it is My Everything

By on 12.4.14 | 2:08PM

I could describe the video for you, but that would deprive you of the joy and emotion you'll feel as you listen to this masterpiece of a music video. 

Stand With Hillary, which is not "Ready for Hillary" but is also clearly ready for Hillary, has released a country music video for the Presidential candidate that's no doubt considered one of the least "country" people in American history. It features everything that makes America America: apple pie, construction workers, grazing cattle, riding motorcycles in the country, mountains, the family blessing before dinner, little children holding fireworks, and the aging, radical matriarch of a well-to-do political dynasty.

Becasuse, obviously. 

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Some People are Really “Ready for Hillary”

By on 11.3.14 | 3:03PM

Hillary Clinton is spending the day in New Hampshire, stumping for herself and, tangentially, for Jeanne Shaheen who is locked in a tight battle with Scott Brown, who no one even knew was from New Hampshire until just a few short months ago. But as she picks up steam for a potential 2016 White House bid, support for Hillary Clinton overall has been largely lukewarm. Even Jon Stewart has expressed reservations over the "hawkish" former First Lady and New York Senator.

But that's not to say that Hillary doesn't have her super-fans in target demographics, like CNN documentary filmmakers, people who design and construct couture pantsuits, and America's community of Scrunchie enthusiasts. And, according to Politico which found them, there's an underground culture of Hillary Superfans

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Hillary Clinton Totally Thinks Businesses Create Jobs Now

By on 10.28.14 | 12:58PM

This weekend, Hillary Clinton, who is trying valiantly to distance herself from Barack Obama's policies in anticipation of an inevitable 2016 run, decided to air her thoughts on "trickle-down economics" and ended up telling a gathered crowd of Massachusetts Democrats that corporations and businesses don't create jobs

Now, it's not as though anyone who already didn't like Hillary Clinton was somehow swayed by the statement, as ill-advised and ill-constructed as it was. As we've learned in the first leg of her national speaking circuit, Hillary Clinton barely even needs to appear in B-roll on the news to watch her negatives fly. But Clinton herself was concerned enough about the coverage her statement got that yesterday evening, she tried to iron everything out. She didn't succeed. But she tried.

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Hillary Clinton Slams Student Debt at $225K Speech at UNLV

By on 10.14.14 | 4:43PM

Hillary Clinton headlined a lavish fundraiser for the University of Nevada Las Vegas last night, at the posh Bellagio Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas strip. She graced the crowd with her presence for a full 90 minutes and made a short speech, for which she earned a hefty $225,000 payout.

In her keynote speech, Hillary Clinton assailed higher education's high cost and slammed the concept of saddling college students with insurmountable student debt, telling the crowd that higher education shouldn't be a luxury reserved to the few and the privileged, all as guests chowed down on $200-per-plate meals. 

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The Hillary Tapes

By on 6.16.14 | 4:59PM

The Washington Free Beacon released audiotapes that paint an unflattering picture of twenty-seven-year-old Hillary Rodham Clinton. The tapes come from an early 1980’s interview in which Clinton fondly remembers serving as the defense attorney for Thomas Alfred Taylor, a forty-one-year-old accused of raping a twelve-year-old after luring her into a car. Young Hillary, all callousness and self-satisfaction, tells the alleged rapist’s story, including the crucial technicality discovered by his clever lawyer.

In the tape, she suggests that she knew her client was guilty: “He took a lie detector test! I had him take a polygraph, which he passed, which forever destroyed my faith in polygraphs [laughter].”

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Political Hay

Hillary Clinton’s Conundrum

By 5.16.14

Hillary Clinton’s 2016 conundrum: retaining Obama’s coalition, while distancing from his administration. Neither will be easy, but both are essential — especially for her. As she faces a decision whether to run, she also faces the very real possibility that Obama could wind up beating her twice. 

Every Democratic contender, not just Clinton, faces a serious challenge in seeking to hold together Obama’s coalition. The coalition’s components are no secret: young, women, minorities, Independents, and liberals powered Obama to more significant wins than many recognize. Obama won election in 2008 with the largest popular vote percentage of any Democrat since LBJ in 1964. In 2012, he was the first Democrat to win reelection with a popular vote majority since FDR.

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Special Report

Hillary’s Private NSA

By 3.11.14

Hillary Clinton has her own private NSA.

American Bridge PAC spent last week spying on the private conversations of attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).

The group also plans to spy on the private lives of GOP delegates to the 2016 Republican National Convention wherever the convention is located, but Politico reports ABPAC has issued the following threat if the GOP selects Las Vegas as its host city. American Bridge has set up this website at “SinCityGOP” and announces (bold print supplied):

While the Republican Party debates where to hold the Republican National Convention in 2016, American Bridge is preparing our team of researchers and trackers to capture the action no matter what city they choose.

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Hereditary Democracy

By on 12.19.13 | 4:26PM

A friend recently remarked that if Hillary Clinton wins the election in 2016, then three families will have controlled the presidency for 32 consecutive years. Ditto Jeb Bush. That seems problematic for our constitutional republic.

Think about this duration…32 years is longer than it took 10,000 laborers to build the pyramids at Giza. You’ll have paid off the average mortgage in less time. To put it in perspective, that’s “older” than the minivan or The A-team. Kermit Gosnell was only sentenced to 30 years in prison.

The word “democracy” doesn’t appear the Declaration of Independence or the U.S. Constitution. This fact begs several questions. If the founders framed our government to protect Americans from the tyranny of a monarch (and the tyranny of the majority) then what are the implications of a hereditary democracy?

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Grandma Obamacare

By 12.3.13

You can call her Grandma.

Grandma Obamacare.

Hillary Clinton is the matriarch of the disaster that Americans now scorn as Obamacare. And helpfully for opponents, she was kind enough to detail her role in this unending rolling disaster. As it were, in chapter if not verse.

In fact, Mrs. Clinton’s 2003 memoir Living History, an autobiography that takes her from childhood to the U.S. Senate, can be viewed as something unique in the annals of candidate biographies.

Hillary Clinton’s book is a literary landmine. A self-detailed look at just where all those false promises — about keeping your doctor and your health insurance if you like it — originated. Coming on top of Clinton’s role in the Benghazi disaster and the laughable “reset” of relations with the Russians (the latter still laughing at American demands to return NSA leaker Edward Snowden to the U.S.), this ten-year old book serves as nothing if not a precise accounting of the liberal mind at work as it lays the intellectual foundation for one of the greatest disasters in recent American history.

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The Current Crisis

Crony Capitalism: The 1960s Generation’s Legacy

By 10.31.13

WASHINGTON — The historic blunders of President Barack Obama’s embarrassing healthcare rollout demonstrate spectacularly the utter failure of what? Let me tell you. They are the blunders of what was once called the “Brightest Generation” in American history, the 1960s generation. It did not start with Obama. His blunders were just a continuance of their blunders.

By the 1960s generation I mean the pot-smoking, war-protesting, guitar-strumming kids of the left—not the majority from the 1960s generation, not the silent majority, but the minority. They were the miracle workers in politics: Jean-François Kerry, the Clintons, Al Gore, Joe Biden, and all the rest. Their sages such as Saul Alinsky formalized their balderdash in learned tomes for their successors, for instance, Our President. The media kept whooping it up for them. Their every pratfall was portrayed as a great success. Well, make a success of the healthcare rollout.

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