Hillary’s right; we ARE all in this together…

Hillary Clinton says she doesn't like all of this individualism stuff - the rugged individuality which is the very definition of America does not appeal to her very much. She prefers the socialist collective. Resistance is futile."I prefer a 'we're all in it together' society," she said. "I believe our government can once again work for all Americans. It can promote the great American tradition of opportunity for all and special privileges for none." [...] That means pairing growth with … [Read more...]

Tim Robbins’ “chill wind” blows via Pelosi et al

"We are all going to have to rethink how we deal with this, because there are all these competing values ... Without any kind of editing function or gatekeeping function, what does it mean to have the right to defend your reputation?" she said.Hillary Clinton, circa 1998 continued:"I don't have any clue about what we're going to do legally, regulatorily, technologically -- I don't have a clue. But I do think we always have to keep competing interests in balance. I'm a big pro-balance person. … [Read more...]

Hillary, Obama and the nat’l psyche – UPDATED

I meant to link yesterday to an interesting piece by Dick Meyer over at CBS News, in which he muses on the emotional projections of the voters and wonders what it can mean for the Democrats. As ever, with Meyer, his stuff gets you thinking.I sense most voters who don't have books by Herbert Marcuse, Michael Moore and Al Franken on their shelves feel profoundly conflicted about choosing either Hillary or Barack to be president. [...] Sen. Clinton's psychological quest is just too obvious and … [Read more...]

Hillary respect reaches zero

While I've never been a fan of Hillary Clinton, I have always respected (and expressed respect) for the fact that she didn't do the usual shuck-n-jive dance regarding her vote for the war in Iraq. She seemed to me to be holding on to her own assertion that the intelligence regarding Saddam's dangerous capabilities were (as she said) "consistant with what we saw when we were in the White House," and remaining intellectually honest about the fact that, given the intelligence, the invasion of Iraq … [Read more...]

There is an Art to Good Politics

Originally posted October 21, 2006 -- Crossposted hereThere's an art to good politicsPeggy Noonan wrote a column in this week's WSJ that touched on the artlessness of our current crop of politicos, none of whom seem to possess the deft and graceful footwork of presidents and legislators of the past. She wrote:The dance is where you see the joy of the joust. It's a gifted pro making his moves. It's a moment of humor, wit or merriness on the trail; it's the clever jab or the unexpected line … [Read more...]

Dems on Security: Consistant! Errr…

I notice that many people are zeroing in on what I believe is Hillary Clinton's contribution to the Democrats "Real" Security (as opposed to the fake security we've been working on for these years) - that would be the particularly hypocritical, eye-spinning admonition of the Bush Administration for "outsourcing" negotiations with Iran. Writes Jim Geraghty:This from the party of multilateralism, the party of the "global test", the party that's all about "strengthening alliances." You can't … [Read more...]

Hillary and the Sweatshop Tycoon?

Byron Hill has a piece here on some donor money Hillary might want to return.NY Sun expounds upon the story.Senator Clinton's likely Republican opponent in 2006 and a South Korean newspaper are raising questions about campaign donations the New York Democrat has received from a New York businessman who is involved in an organization that sets up cultural events in North Korea.The organization was founded by a man who later resigned as South Korea's ambassador to America after allegations … [Read more...]

Hillary’s Cattle Futures re-examined

Ken Pierce caught site of this post and it made him reminisce about Hillary's spectacular luck at future's trading. He is amused. … [Read more...]

Running unopposed costs a ton of money

It must. She's raising gazillions and gazillions of dollars for her "senate" campaign.Hillary is doing those surreptitious fundraisers 'way far away from New York.It's hard out there for a gal running unopposed.Speaking of things Clinton, there is never a mention of it, but this wiretapping PI in Hollywood had Hillary for a client, for a while. The NY Times is doing a big story on Pellicano today, with no mention of it. Interesting. More on Pellicano here.And Milosevic is still dead. … [Read more...]

Chris Muir deserves syndication

He'll never get it, of course - a conservative cartoonist sharing space with Garry Trudeau?He deserves it, though. I always like his stuff but this one is just priceless:This is a great secret that liberals and democrats do not understand. We laugh at them, yes. But we laugh with affection at our own guys, too. The ability to laugh at oneself is a power that brings more power. And laughing at themselves is something most - not all, of course - but most folks on the left cannot do. … [Read more...]