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May comments from Chelsea Clinton on wealth generate fresh scrutiny

Posted by: ST on June 24, 2014 at 11:41 am » 1 Comment

Her mother can’t seem to answer questions about the family wealth without tripping up and apparently neither can Chelsea. Via the New York Daily News (hat tip): Hillary Clinton insists she isn’t “well-off” and now daughter Chelsea, according to a recent interview, claims she couldn’t care less about money. “I was curious if I could […]

 

Hillary gets tripped up again when asked questions about her wealth

Posted by: ST on June 23, 2014 at 9:27 am » 3 Comments

Via Post Politics: Hillary Rodham Clinton defended scrutiny on her and her husband’s personal wealth by contrasting herself in an interview published Sunday with other multimillionaires who are “truly well off.” The comment immediately drew scorn from Republicans, who have highlighted a series of stumbles the former secretary of state and potential 2016 Democratic presidential […]

 

Rick Perry to Obama: Come visit the Texas/Mexico border, Mr. President

Posted by: ST on June 20, 2014 at 7:54 pm » 4 Comments

Not one to mince words, Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a written invite to President Obama to come take a look at the Texas/Mexico border himself to see how bad the illegal immigrant influx has become, especially in recent weeks: Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is inviting President Obama to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, saying […]

 

(Video) #Benghazi — why it matters

Posted by: Phineas on June 19, 2014 at 3:48 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Aside from owing a true accounting to the memories of the dead lost there and their survivors, the truth about the Benghazi massacre matters because of two words: “competence” and “character.”  Bill Whittle explains: Remember, one of the two top American officials mentioned in the video plainly desires to be President of […]

 

It begins: The words you ‘can & can’t’ use when discussing Hillary Clinton

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2014 at 11:42 am » 8 Comments

Just as the case was in 2008, a growing list of Words/Things You Can’t Say When Discussing Hillary Clinton is emerging in time for her ongoing preparations for her to make the official announcement about her second run for the presidency. Good job getting the documentation rolling, Ashe Schow: Oh dear, someone called former Secretary […]

 

Efficient as ever, Hillary Clinton attacks 1st and 2nd amendments in one sentence

Posted by: Phineas on June 18, 2014 at 3:51 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Hey, why only gut one amendment in the Bill of Rights when you can trash two at the same time? It’s a progressive win-win! During a televised town hall, Hillary Clinton was asked about guns, and said that the viewpoint held by gun-rights advocates “terrorizes” the majority of Americans. The town hall, […]

 

Surprise: Bill & Hillary Clinton are hypocrites on the estate tax

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2014 at 9:48 am » 2 Comments

Bloomberg has an intriguing report detailing just exactly how hypocritical the Clintons are on the issue of the estate tax (hat tip): Bill and Hillary Clinton have long supported an estate tax to prevent the U.S. from being dominated by inherited wealth. That doesn’t mean they want to pay it. To reduce the tax pinch, […]

 

ICYMI: Chris Matthews … defends the Tea Party?

Posted by: ST on June 17, 2014 at 11:32 am » 3 Comments

So, yeah. Like this kinda sorta happened last week in the aftermath of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s stunning GOP primary loss. Other sites caught onto it quickly but yours truly did not – better late than never: Transcript, via Politico’s Dylan Byers: This looking down our noses at tea party people has got to stop. […]

 

Romney on Iraq: “Our foreign policy is run by bumbling incompetents”

Posted by: Phineas on June 16, 2014 at 6:31 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Okay, okay. Mitt didn’t really say that; I was just interpreting what I take to be the subtext of this interview with NBC’s David Gregory: Via National Review, here’s the key passage: “This administration, from Secretary Clinton to President Obama, has repeatedly underestimated the threats faced by America, has repeatedly underestimated our […]

 

Caption This: Hillary Clinton & Rahm Emanuel embrace in Chicago

Posted by: ST on June 11, 2014 at 6:42 pm » 4 Comments

The story – via the Politico: Two decades ago, Rahm Emanuel was an accomplished and ambitious Clinton White House aide, whose cocksure style outpaced his judgment and maturity. Hillary Clinton, leery of that persona, tried to have him fired early on. But on Wednesday, the two took the stage together for an interview, led by […]