Clearly, SecState Clinton is going to challenge Schumer in 2010.
It’ll clearly happen after a dramatic breaking with the administration this fall over foreign policy. Clearly. Bill Clinton to raise money for NY Dem challenger WASHINGTON – In a slap at President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton will headline a fundraiser for a New York congresswoman challenging White House-backed Sen. Kristen Gillibrand in the state’s Democratic primary. Clinton has not endorsed in the race, | Read More »
Did Obama Admin. Try to Take Credit for Twitter’s Iran Coverage?
Some attention was paid to the fact that the newest social networking website, Twitter, had decided to push off its scheduled maintenance Tuesday morning as the situation in Iran became steadily more embroiled in conflict. As it happened, Twitter was a major source of information coming out of that repressed society as news was happening. Twitter had, though, scheduled a few hours down time just | Read More »
Hillary’s Jihadist Friend
Hillary Clinton invited a controversial Muslim from Virginia, Esam Omeish, to participate in a conference call of Muslim leaders last week following President Obama’s call to reach out to Muslims in Cairo, Egypt. Omeish made headlines after it was discovered that he told a crowd at a pro-Palestinian rally in 2000 that “the jihad way is the way to liberate your land.” So how did | Read More »
Can The State Department Back Up Their Claim That North Korea Is Not Sponsoring Terrorism?
Last week, I led a group of Republican senators that wrote to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urging her to immediately relist North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism and we also introduced an amendment to force the Obama Administration into action. Yesterday on ABC’s This Week, I was pleased to hear Secretary Clinton’s response that they are now considering relisting North Korea. | Read More »
International solution to piracy a frightening thought
We seem to heading back to the days of yesteryear when it comes to International crises. There is now much clamor for an “International” solution to piracy. The only solution to the piracy problem is military action. There are no UN sanctions that can be imposed against the pirates, and UN resolutions condemning their actions are totally meaningless. This bring us to the scary proposition | Read More »
U.S. Government claims power to ban books and speech. Citizens United v. FEC.
www.thepoliticalclass.com U.S. Government claims power to ban books and speech. Citizens United v. FEC. Back in early 2008 a 527 organization attempted to release a movie about Hillary Clinton titled Hillary, The Movie but it never made it to theaters. The battle between Clinton and Obama for the nomination of the Democratic Party was still toe-to-toe and any attacks on Hillary were considered verboten | Read More »
I Weally Weally Mean It, Don’t You Shoot That Big Rocket
I mean it this time. I weally, weally mean it. I told them all if you shoot that big rocket into the air I will tell Hillary. Hillary won’t like that. She told me if you do that and I tell her she will tell on you to the UN, whatever that is. This UN must be a weally fun place. Every time I say | Read More »
White House Confuses Hillary Clinton With Sex Worker
That’s Hillary. Mrs. Clinton if you’re nasty. Yesterday, in what is the latest in a long, hard series of bungles by the White House, reporters who called for an “on-the-record briefing call with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton” were offered the opportunity to provide a credit card if they felt like “getting nasty.” According to Fox News, the White House distributed an email to the | Read More »
Hillary’s Mexico Visit Blunders Ignored by Old Media
Thus far, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made two diplomatic blunders during her visit to Mexico that the U.S. Old Media are shockingly uninterested in highlighting. One was a policy blunder and the other a cultural/religious one. Clinton’s first mistake was in imagining she is still a Senator that can make pronouncements on pending laws and policy plans instead of a mere envoy of | Read More »
“You Have A Marvelous Virgin” Open Thread
The irony of Hillary Clinton saying that. The article cracks me up in general.The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe was miraculously imprinted by Mary on the tilma, or cloak, of St. Juan Diego in 1531. The image has numerous unexplainable phenomena, such as the appearance on Mary’s eyes of those present in the room when the tilma was opened and the image’s lack of | Read More »
Mexico’s President Calderon: US Waging ‘Anti-Mexico Campaign’
There’s trouble south of the Rio Grande. In 2006, Mexico elected a bright, conservative reformer as President. Felipe Calderon has attempted to open Mexico’s flagging energy sector to private investment, fight government corruption, and crack down on the illegal drug trade. He’s making some progress (albeit less than the U.S. would like) and it’s coming at a significant cost. Throughout these efforts, President Calderon had | Read More »
More ‘Gift Gaffes’
On top of the major faux pas in gifting promulgated by the Obamas during the visit of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown comes the story of the ridiculous mistake that Secretary of State Hillary “the linguist” Clinton made with her gift to Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov. The “gift” was supposed to be a funny one, but it was a misfire because it seems that | Read More »
The Expansion of Arrogance… or Just Plain Naivete?
Well that didn’t take long… The Obama administration chooses it’s first terrorist-harboring, terrorist-supporting nation and regime to be officially recognized with talks. today, Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton announced that US officials will be holding talks with Syrian officials in Damascus over the weekend. The AP reported: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that talks were underway between two U.S. representatives and Syrian | Read More »
Riding the Tiger
You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. What I mean by that is it’s an opportunity to do things that you think you could not do before. This is an opportunity. What used to be long-term problems — be they in the health care area, energy area, education area, fiscal area, tax area, regulatory reform area — things that we had postponed | Read More »