Skip to comments.Clinton & Clinton - To maintain their hold on the party, Howard Dean had to be destroyed
Posted on 02/01/2004 12:50:37 AM PST by Cincinatus' WifeEdited on 04/23/2004 12:06:26 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
So, no sooner does Sen. John Kerry emerge from the New Hampshire primary as the Democrats' fragile front-runner than word gets out that Bill Clinton was flying down to Washington to plan the Democrats' return to the White House, and at this "high level" meeting Sen. Hillary Clinton would join him. What is this all about? Are the Democratic presidential contenders not capable of sorting things out on their own? Two, after all, were coaxed into the race by the Clintons, Sen. John Edwards and Gen. Wesley Clark.
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For years, Bill Clinton assaulted, harrassed, abused and raped women, and his wife not only looked by but actually actively pursued and attempted the women with the intestinal fortitude to come forward. And this is the "transcendent dream of the feminists"? How exposed their true motivatiosn really are.
If a Democrat wins the presidency, and Rehnquist retires or dies, the leading candidate to replace him will be Hillary Clinton.
I feel like I'm watching a horror movie, imagining this.
Indeed, the Clinton-Lewinsky defense-accord which the feminists signed onto, can be regarded as feminism's Nazi-Soviet Pact. Their calculation was both simple and crude: If Clinton was removed, Hillary would go too. But she was their link to patronage and power, and they couldn't imagine losing that. Their kind was finally in control of the White House, and the conservative enemies of their beautiful future were not.
Almost a decade earlier-in the name of the very principles they so casually betrayed for Clinton-the same feminists had organized the most disgraceful lynching of a public figure in America's history. Despite fiercely proclaimed commitments to the racial victims of American persecution, they launched a vicious campaign to destroy the reputation of an African American jurist who had risen, unblemished, from dirt-shack poverty in the segregated south to the nation's highest courts. They did it knowingly, cynically, with the intent to destroy him in his person, and to ruin his public career.
Has there ever been a more reprehensible witch-hunt in American public life than the one organized by feminist leaders who then emerged as vocal defenders of the White House lecher? Was there ever a more sordid betrayal of common decency than this collective defamation-for which no apology has or ever will be given?
What was the sin Clarence Thomas committed to earn such punishment? The allegation-that he had talked inappropriately ten years before to a female lawyer and made her uncomfortable-appears laughable in the post-Lewinsky climate of presidential gropings and borderline rapes that the same feminists have sanctioned for their political accomplice. Thomas' real crime, as everybody knew but was too intimidated by the hysteria to confirm at the time, was his commitment to constitutional principles they hated. They hated these principles because the Constitution was written for the explicit purpose of preventing the realization of their socialist and egalitarian dreams
No more campaigning, no more fundraising, she would devote all of her attention to rewriting our laws - for the rest of her life.
EMILY's List raised a total of $16.7 million and spent $17.2, according to the FEC. The PAC also reported spending $5.5 million in unlimited "soft money" contributions taken in by its "non-federal" PAC.
The second PAC on the FEC's top-10 list was the National Rifle Association's NRA Political Victory Fund, which reported $10.5 million in receipts.
Following EMILY's List and the NRA PAC, seven of the 10 top money-raising PACS listed by the FEC were associated with labor unions. The other PAC on the list was that of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
The NRA PAC was the top money raiser in the 2000 election cycle, with $17.9 million in receipts. EMILY's List was No. 2 in the last cycle, with $14.6 million in receipts.
EMILY's List Backs Democratic Women
An acronym for "Early Money Is Like Yeast"--because it helps to raise "dough"--EMILY's List bills itself at the nation's largest grass roots political network. Its stated aim is to raise campaign contributions for pro-choice Democratic women candidates running for the House, Senate, and governor. While EMILY's List exclusively aids Democratic candidates, NRA PAC support virtually all goes to Republicans.
Interestingly, only a relatively small proportion of spending by some of the top PACs goes for direct contributions to candidates. For example, EMILY's List reported only about $200,000 in direct contributions to candidates in the 2002 cycle. Much of the group's money is provided in the form of "bundled" contributions directly from individuals to candidates. But, EMILY's List also appears to be increasingly involved in its own direct advertising and get-out-the-vote efforts--rather than contributions to candidates--in order to affect key races around the country.
A spokeswoman for EMILY's List said most of the money received by the PAC goes for training, voter education, and other programs besides direct contributions to candidates.
Overall PAC Money Increased in 2002
Overall, according to the FEC, financial activity by PACs increased during 2002 election cycle, compared to the prior two-year period, according to figures compiled by the FEC. From January 2001 through December 2002, PACs raised $685.3 million and spent $656.5 million. Receipts and spending each were up 13 percent over 1999-2000.
PAC contributions to federal candidates during 2002 cycle totaled $282 million. That was up 9 percent from 1999-2000 but only about 40 percent of the amount PACs took in receipts. Most of the money contributed to candidates--$266.1 million--was given to candidates seeking election in 2002. The remaining $15.9 million went to candidates running for office in future years, or to debt retirement for candidates in past cycles.
Cash on hand as of Dec. 31, 2002, for the 4,594 PACs registered with the FEC totaled $184.3 million.
Receipts of Top 10 PACs
The top 10 PACs in terms of receipts are listed below:
1. EMILY's List: $16.7 million
2. NRA Political Victory Fund: $10.5 million
3. Teamsters Union (DRIVE PAC): $9.9 million
4. International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW COPE): $9.2 million
5. United Auto Workers (UAW V-CAP): $9 million
6. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME PEOPLE): $8.8 million
7. Service Employees International Union (SEIU PAC): $8.4 million
8. New York State United Teachers (Voice of Teachers COPE): $7.4 million
9. Association of Trial Lawyers of American (ATLA PAC): $7.4 million
10. National Education Association (NEA Fund for Children): $6.4 million
More information and tables are available online at http://www.fec.gov/press/20030327pac/20030327pac.html. Source
[Add to that all the unpaid man-hours spent to "get out the vote."]
She wants to be President again, only this time with the official title. Bill spent most of his time on bribes and blowjobs. The actual business of tyranny was left to Hitlery.
They tried to steal the 2000 election for Algore, their wooden puppet that they threw away when he was no longer useful. If the klintons were in office when 9/11 happened, we'd be living under martial law with the Constitution "suspended" while they looked for the "right wingers" that did it. They were prepared to do the same thing if Y2K had turned disastrous. They'll try again if given a chance.
Hitlery isn't looking for eight years as president. She and Bill want to be co-presidents-for-life, and leave the throne warm for Chelsea.
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