House Republicans reportedly want to bring Hillary Clinton and Gen. David Petraeus in for testimony in regard to the Benghazi fiasco. That’s a good idea: Then they can testify together and explain who was responsible for what. The questioning could … Continue reading ?
Washington (CNN) - Hillary Clinton has the early edge in a key battleground state, should she choose to run for president in 2016. Iowa voters picked her as their choice for commander in chief above top potential Republican contenders including Senators Marco Rubio and Rand Paul, in a new survey released Friday. The Quinnipiac University […]
Seriously. This is the latest fever dream from the right. They believe that the reason Ambassador Chris Stevens was in Benghazi on September 11 was to negotiate the return of Stinger missiles that Hillary Clinton had sold to Al Qaeda...Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) – As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton embarks on her new career as a paid speaker, she joins a lucrative family business that already has earned her husband more than $100 million since leaving office in 2001. And despite the sluggish economy, business is booming. According to a CNN analysis of 12 […]
The White House tried the line that the current spate of scandals aren’t scandals. The administration tried the excuse that it is all a GOP witch hunt. Hillary Clinton on Benghazi tried, “What difference does it make?” The president has repeatedly … Continue reading ?
So, it appears that (as expected) Hillary Clinton has passed [via] the first test of whether her 2016 candidacy is serious, the Mark Penn question. I enjoyed this from the linked article: Penn has been tagged as the egocentric villain of the campaign who sowed seeds of dissent in the Team of Rivals. [Ugh, STOP [...]
THERE IS nothing more virulently inciting than the right wing extremists who breath fire on right wing talk radio. Host Pete Santilli has now gotten the attention of the Secret Service for recently calling for Hillary Clinton to be shot, which follows similar comments directed at President Obama. From Right Wing Watch, the audio, with [...]Show More Summary
In January Senator Rand Paul accused the Obama Administration of a cover-up for running guns to terrorist groups in Libya and the region. Via Hannity: Hillary Clinton admitted in testimony that terrorists used weapons from Libya in the attack gas … Continue reading ?
Standing up for the First Amendment. “Fox News: ‘We Will Unequivocally Defend’ Rosen Against ‘Chilling’ DOJ Investigation.” Speaking up. Another permanent foreign service employee points the finger at higher-ups like Hillary Clinton and Thomas Pickering: “Following the attack in Benghazi, … Continue reading ?
CBS News has a piece quietly mocking a Benghazi whistleblower for writing poetry in a classic example of how the MSM marginalizes opponents of Barack Obama: Raymond Maxwell, who was one of Hillary Clinton’s State Department officials who was disciplined for security lapses vis-à-vis Benghazi, has been writing poetry since he was put on leave. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton If she decides to run for president in 2016, Hillary Clinton is going to have to create some separation on some issues from the policies of both her husband and her former boss, and we will see that process unfold in the coming years. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) A few days ago, we posted a poem written by Raymond Maxwell, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Maghreb (North Africa) Affairs at the State Department’s Bureau of Near East Affairs, whom Hillary Clinton placed on “administrative leave” (months of it, with no end in sight) in response to the Benghazi attack. Show More Summary
The Secret Service is investigating talker Ray Santilli after his violent diatribe about President Obama and Hillary Clinton where, among other things, he said he wanted to shoot Hillary Clinton in the vagina. “We are aware of Mr. Santilli’s comments and will take the appropriate follow up action,” Edwin M. Donovan, a Secret Service spokesperson, [...]
An obscure right-wing Internet radio host, Pete Santilli, is under investigation by the Secret Service for vile, sexually vulgar comments about Hillary Clinton in which he said he wanted to shoot her. "We are aware of Santilli's comments and will take the appropriate follow up action," said Edwin M. Show More Summary
Extremist radio host Pete Santilli is defending and reiterating his inflammatory attacks on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, stating on his program that he wants "to shoot her in the vagina and let her suffer right before my...Show More Summary
Breaking news: according to a report in today's Washington Post, Hillary Clinton's chances of winning the presidency in 2016 have increased by approximately a zillion percent, due to the fact that her former chief strategist Mark Penn, quite possibly the most incompetent and generally hackish consultant in U.S. Show More Summary
Andrew McCarthy has a must read post up at National Review about the 10:00 pm phone call between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on the night of the Benghazi attack. If the fact that a 10:00 pm phone call took place between the Commander...Show More Summary
As unsuccessful and tumultuous as Hillary Clinton’s stewardship of Middle East policy was, her successor at the State Department seems to be doing a worse job. That’s the take of the left-leaning, pro-peace process Israeli paper Ha’aretz: About one thing, there’s … Continue reading ?
Give Jessica Valenti credit; she’s not afraid to be ahead of the curve. At least that’s one explanation for her piece at The Nation, “Why I’m Voting for Her.” We’re all to assume, as indeed we all do, that “her” is Hillary Clinton, and the voting in question is for the 2016 presidency. But Valenti’s piece isn’t about Clinton. [Continued @ Jubilee]
“I’m doing something completely different… My passion for technology actually predates my passion for politics.” – Mark Penn THERE is a lengthy piece in the Washington Post about the veteran Hillary campaign people who are unlikely to join her in 2016, if she decides to run. One of my favorite sections is onHoward Wolfson, who [...]Show More Summary