If you think Hillary Clinton is going to fight for a progressive agenda, you’re smoking the good stuff. The woman who just told her Goldman Sachs audience that the bankers are misunderstood is going to do what — get money out of politics, fix the banking system, do progressive economic policy? Even if you “stand [...]
(also to be found at DailyKos.com) There has so far been a good deal of controversy about Doug Henwood’s piece (“Stop Hillary“) excoriating Hillary Clinton in the most recent Harper’s magazine (November 2014), and now that this issue can be purchased in newsstands, I feel permitted to comment upon the Henwood piece and the debate [...]
Aided by a spate of accounts by ex-officials, from Hillary Clinton to Robert Gates to Leon Panetta and others, an image has formed around President Obama that he is hesitant and indecisive, and that he does not like to schmooze the nation's lawmakers. Show More Summary
Leon Panetta's new book is yanking Hillary Clinton into a debate she doesn't want to have: whether Obama lost Iraq.
The Young Turks: “Michele Bachmann took the stage at the Values Voters Summit today, and fired up the crowd with shots at President Obama and Hillary Clinton, as well as a firm…
We are in strange times indeed when a presumptive US Republican presidential candidate can hope to score political points by accusing his likely Democratic rival of being a war hawk, but this is apparently the world we inhabit in 2014. The...Show More Summary
Famously, Hillary Clinton lost her bid to be president in 2008 six years before the election, when she cast a vote for the Iraq war. Barack Obama, who’d been against that war as a nobody state senator in Illinois, was able to run to her left in appealing to the Democratic Party base, and win
By Fariborz S Fatemi Hillary Clinton’s criticism of Barack Obama on Syria and the rise of Isis is wrong, and an exercise in selective memory. When did not bombing Syria create ISIS?…
Germany's foreign intelligence agency eavesdropped on calls made by US Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton, German magazine Der Spiegel reported today. The respected news weekly reported that the agency, known by its German acronym BND, tapped a satellite phone conversation Kerry made in 2013 as...
Imagine you are Netanyahu and you just screwed up, carrying out a brutal war that alienated world opinion and only lifted Hamas, and Israelis and the US political class are about to discover your error. And who comes to your rescue but... Show More Summary
German weekly Der Spiegel reports that the country’s foreign intelligence agency eavesdropped on calls made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his predecessor Hillary Clinton. Der Spiegel reported Saturday that the agency, known by its acronym BND, tapped a satellite phone conversation Kerry made in 2013. Show More Summary
The revelation is a potential embarrassment to Angela Merkel, who has decried American spying
Mass Senator Eliz Warren's announcement that she will go to Israel in the fall to pad out her flimsy foreign-policy file feeds speculation that she may have national ambitions. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is there now. Hillary Clinton is running to Obama's right on Israel.
With her knock against Obama, Hillary Clinton was criticizing more than one former president's foreign policy.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is making her presence felt on President Barack Obama’s summer vacation — in more ways than one. The potential 2016 presidential candidate happens to be holding a signing of her memoir from her time as Obama’sShow More Summary
Sitting down with the former Israeli soldier Jeffrey Goldberg, a tough Hillary Clinton repeatedly undermines Obama from the right, on Iran, on the civilian slaughter in Gaza. And she says all the attention Gaza is getting reflects anti-Semitism in Europe. Nothing at all about the Israeli occupation.
Distancing herself from President Barack Obama’sforeign policy, potential 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in an interview published on Sunday that the U.S. decision not to intervene early in the Syrian civil war...Show More Summary
"‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle"
Face it: Hillary Clinton will be a two-term president, and I’ll vote for her. But a Democratic stranglehold on the White House is bad for America.