Again: Hillary would like you to know that she struggled to get a mortgage after White House

posted at 9:21 pm on July 8, 2014 by Mary Katharine Ham

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated this week that she and her husband, President Bill Clinton, had trouble getting a home loan after they left their taxpayer funded digs at the White House. Speaking to Der Spiegel magazine in Germany, the former First Lady quadrupled down on her attempts to identify with average voters by explaining the financial hardships of being American political royalty.

“You recently described your financial situation during the presidency of your husband Bill Clinton as dead broke,” says Der Spiegel.

“Well, when we came out of the White House, we were deeply in debt because of all the legal bills that we owed because of the relentless persecution of my husband and myself, and he had to work unbelievably hard to pay off every single penny of every debt we owed. And we did,” Clinton responds.

The magazine posits, “Today, you are multimillionaires. Your husband has earned $104 million with his speeches since 2001.”

To which the former secretary of state responds, “We are very grateful for where we are today. But if you were to go back and look at the amount of money that we owed, we couldn’t even get a mortgage on a house by ourselves. In our system he had to make double what he needed in order just to pay off the debt, and then to finance a house and continue to pay for our daughter’s education.”

This is Clinton’s fourth attempt at clarifying this statement, and it is not getting any better. She had about 20 years to come up with a satisfactory answer to it. Now, she’s had four chances in the last month, presumably surrounded by advisers who specialize in answering such questions well. Even Bill Clinton, who we can all acknowledge has better political skills than his wife, has botched this. Rich Democrats have painted themselves into a (luxurious) corner (with the finest of paints) by facilely portraying wealth itself and wealthy people as the country’s problem. Indeed, some wealthy people inherit large sums, which I don’t find terribly objectionable or indicative of a lack of character. Some make gains through some sort of shady or unappetizing practice— something like, say, politics. But that is a small percentage of the wealthy, American population. Even at the greatest heights of American wealth, on the Forbes 400 list, almost 70 percent are self-made billionaires. Having turned the story of American financial success into a hallmark of moral failing, a rich Democrat is stuck explaining why his wealth is not a hallmark of just that. And, as we’ve heard many times, when you’re explaining you’re losing. Hillary Clinton has lost her fifth round with this trap her party set for her. Color me surprised the press keeps asking about it, but she’s made it damn near irresistible with the ludicrousness of her statements.

Let’s review them.

Take 1: June 9, 2014, to ABC’s Diane Sawyer.

“You have no reason to remember, but we came out of the White House not only dead broke, but in debt. We had no money when we got there, and we struggled to piece together the resources for mortgages for houses, for Chelsea’s education. It was not easy. Bill has worked really hard. And it’s been amazing to me. He’s worked very hard.”


Take 2: June 10, 2014, “Good Morning America”

In her interview with Roberts this morning, Clinton acknowledged that she and her husband, who have both earned millions in speaking fees since leaving public life, have been “blessed in the last 14 years.”

“I fully appreciate how hard life is for so many Americans today,” Clinton told Roberts. “It’s an issue I’ve worked on and cared about my entire adult life.”

She added, “We have a life experience that is clearly different in very dramatic ways from many Americans, but we also had gone through some of the same challenges.”


Take 3: June 11, 2014, with Rahm Emanuel

During an interview in Chicago this morning for her book “Hard Choices,” Emanuel asked Clinton directly about her recent remarks to ABC News.

“Dead broke,” Emanuel said. “Really?”

To some audience laughter at the event for Chicago Ideas Week, Clinton admitted her word choice was not ideal.

“That may have not been the most artful way of saying that Bill and I have gone through a lot of different phases in our lives,” she told Emanuel, a longtime friend and former adviser to President Clinton. “That was then, this is now. Obviously, we are very fortunate. We’ve been given great opportunities.”

Take 4: June 21, 2014, The Guardian

America’s glaring income inequality is certain to be a central bone of contention in the 2016 presidential election. But with her huge personal wealth, how could Clinton possibly hope to be credible on this issue when people see her as part of the problem, not its solution?

“But they don’t see me as part of the problem,” she protests, “because we pay ordinary income tax, unlike a lot of people who are truly well off, not to name names; and we’ve done it through dint of hard work,” she says, letting off another burst of laughter. If past form is any guide, she must be finding my question painful.

And, today is Take 5.

When you’ve lost Harry Shearer…

Oh, and she’s telling the truth about not reading all of Piketty, but she’s lying about the defense of the child rapist.


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Wow Hillary, just shut up already….

Doc Holliday on July 8, 2014 at 9:26 PM

…she still talking?

JugEarsButtHurt on July 8, 2014 at 9:27 PM

Oh Lord! Please let her run.

katy the mean old lady on July 8, 2014 at 9:27 PM

Oh, and she’s telling the truth about not reading all of Piketty, but she’s lying about the defense of the child rapist.

.
Smart money says it’s all about establishing she’s not mentally competent to stand trial.

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 9:27 PM

Killary the Doormat’s sex-offender husband being sued every week put a damper on their credit rating.

Being con-artists wasn’t easy till the payoffs and college speaking loot started rolling in.

viking01 on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

The chickens are coming home to roost!

GarandFan on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

Wow Hillary, just shut up already….

Doc Holliday on July 8, 2014 at 9:26 PM

No, no, a thousand times no!

katy the mean old lady on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

My favorite part is how she insists that giving speeches in return for hundreds of a thousands a pop is “hard work.”

hamiltmc on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

She’s the patron saint of the first rule of A-Holes: keep digging!

ShainS on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

I want to be as poor as the Clintons, one day. I can only hope to have that much money.

Wino on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

You put a bucket of manure in front of her — she’ll step in it.

Aizen on July 8, 2014 at 9:29 PM

Oh Lord! Please let her run right off a cliff!

katy the mean old lady on July 8, 2014 at 9:27 PM


FIF-Us

PolAgnostic on July 8, 2014 at 9:29 PM

Dead broke? Is she talking about her Benghazi victims body?

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 9:29 PM

viking01 on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

Haha good one.

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 9:30 PM

At least it wasn’t a schtruggle.

Judge_Dredd on July 8, 2014 at 9:31 PM

My God……. She`s REALLY bad at this, isn`t she?

ThePrez on July 8, 2014 at 9:31 PM

“I’ll get you my pretty, and your little dog too!” The hildebeast’s missive to Liawatha…coming soon to a primary near you….

bimmcorp on July 8, 2014 at 9:32 PM

It must be tough choosing which money bag to dip into or rich friend to hit up. Hard choices.

Flange on July 8, 2014 at 9:32 PM

My favorite part is how she insists that giving speeches in return for hundreds of a thousands a pop is “hard work.”

hamiltmc on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

Wonder if she even varies the speech–or she just keep giving the same one to new crowds? She could do it, because none of the people in the crowd would have heard her before. One speech that brings in $200,000 every time she reads it…wow.

Doc Holliday on July 8, 2014 at 9:32 PM

Um, bill gets a pension as a former president and another as a long time governor. Plus there would be expected book advances.

Oh, and Killary could always go back to trading cattle futures. She seems to have an innate knack for that.

rbj on July 8, 2014 at 9:33 PM

Dead broke? I don’t know. Brain dead? Appears to be so.

NQJohnson on July 8, 2014 at 9:34 PM

At least it wasn’t a schtruggle.

Judge_Dredd on July 8, 2014 at 9:31 PM

Lolz. Is that Moochelle speak? schtruggle

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 9:35 PM

Oh c’mon, they made more than enough selling pardons on Slick Willie’s way out of the White House to pay for anything they needed.

trubble on July 8, 2014 at 9:38 PM

Lolz. Is that Moochelle speak? schtruggle

Parmenides on July 8, 2014 at 9:35 PM

That’s nothing! There’s a commercial during Rush that airs. It features “doctor” Jill Biden and the Mooch. It’s called the “Show Your Schtripes Initiative” or something. Show your schtripes buddy. Show your schtripes.

Judge_Dredd on July 8, 2014 at 9:39 PM

From “Hard Choices”, p. 363: “The Lear jet or the Gulfstream? I’d toss a coin, but I don’t carry money.”

Is this for real? Did Shearer actually make it to p. 363?

He should register for an Iron Man competition with that stamina.

Wethal on July 8, 2014 at 9:39 PM

Theme of the “Arkansas Hillbillies:”

Come and listen to a story about a gal named Hill,
A poor politician who had an empty till,
Then one day she was writin’ up a book,
And looked at the zero in her ol’ checkbook.

Dollars, that is. Red Ink. Nothin’ there.

Well the next thing you know, ol’ Hill gets a check,
For writin’ a book that is just a bunch of dreck.
Said, “A ten mill advance would be about right,”
And headed to the Hamptons of Arkansas that night.

Chappaqua that is. Two houses. $4.5 Mill.

Well, now it’s time to say goodbye to Hill and her kin,
And they would like to thank the folks who voted her in.
They’re all invited out next year to work on her campaign,
While she lies about achievements that she never attained.

Sec of State, that is. Senate too. Nothing done.

Y’all come back and vote again, ya hear?

Wino on July 8, 2014 at 9:41 PM

What about Angelo Mozilo? Every democrat was a friend of Angelo.

tim c on July 8, 2014 at 9:42 PM

She better find Cherokee lineage, real fast.

Maybe write w cook book.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 9:43 PM

Wonder if she even varies the speech–or she just keep giving the same one to new crowds? She could do it, because none of the people in the crowd would have heard her before. One speech that brings in $200,000 every time she reads it…wow.

Doc Holliday on July 8, 2014 at 9:32 PM

Here’s the opening of every speech:

Hello future subjects. It is good to finally be in (insert location here). I just flew into (insert local airport), but I am in no ways tarred.

Steve Eggleston on July 8, 2014 at 9:44 PM

Get a real job Hillary making $7.25/hr. Get a dose of reality, you tiresome, tedious, whining, parasitic b*tch.

What a disgrace – to women and mankind.

Nothing but an unaccomplished, bottom-feeding, scum-sucking enabling hag.

Just go away and shut up. Take your loser “husband” with you and live in your special he// together.

OK. Had to get it off my chest.

Carry on, folks.

Cody1991 on July 8, 2014 at 9:44 PM

“You’re struggling Andrea Hillary.”

——- John Sununu

viking01 on July 8, 2014 at 9:44 PM

http://www.nytimes.com/2000/12/16/nyregion/hillary-clinton-book-advance-8-million-is-near-record.html

Dec 16, 2000. Clinton receives an $8 million dollar advance on her book.

Also,

If you can -afford- to go millions in debt, you are wealthy. Super wealthy.

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 9:45 PM

hillarity is the warm up act for:

FAUX cherokee nation

newrouter on July 8, 2014 at 9:48 PM

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/30/nyregion/as-new-phase-looms-for-clintons-chappaqua-ny-ponders-future-of-great-neighbors.html

Labor Day, 2000. Clintons pay 1.7MM for quaint dutch colonial home, with property taxes of $50M per year.

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 9:49 PM

Amazingly, this is the best the Dimocrats have…

Khun Joe on July 8, 2014 at 9:49 PM

You have to wonder who’s coming up with this bull$hit…she’s surely not doing it on her own…

..not that’s she’s aware enough to realize how stupid she looks or anything, but wow…

BigWyo on July 8, 2014 at 9:49 PM

we couldn’t even get a mortgage on a house by ourselves.

So how did it happen then?

You lying arrogant trash, you had HOUSES at the time, and your precious snowflake started her collegiate tour at freakin’ Stanford. Know where I started mine? Community College.

Go to hell, just head on, don’t pass GO, don’t collect anything. Damn I hate these people.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Every year FORBES crunches the numbers to find out which Americans rank the richest–and each year it gets harder to join the exclusive Forbes 400 list. But you don’t have to inherit a fortune to become a Forbes 400 billionaire. In fact, the majority of our Forbes 400 members–273 of them–scrapped their way onto our list through their own efforts.

Damn right we did.

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Clearly, the clintons should have gotten more than $400M for that Frank Rich pardon. Poor negotiators :(

http://nymag.com/news/frank-rich/this-town-washington-lobbyists-2013-8/index2.html

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 9:51 PM

What’s amazing is: does anybody with half a brain really think that the Clintons or the Obamas ever pay for anything with their own money?

You know they expect all their sycophantic cronies to take care of any bill they ring up … just disgusting.

ShainS on July 8, 2014 at 9:51 PM

So how did it happen then?

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:51 PM

They paid cash. no mortgage needed.

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 9:51 PM

“Well, when we came out of the White House, we were deeply in debt because of all the legal bills that we owed because of the relentless persecution of my husband and myself, and he had to work unbelievably hard to pay off every single penny of every debt we owed. And we did,”

He worked unbelievably hard hitting up their rich friends to pay off their legal bills. They paid it off with OPM, Other People’s Money! I wish one interviewer would bring this up with her – we’d probably get to see her stumble some more.

PatMac on July 8, 2014 at 9:52 PM

Hillary won’t do in 2016. She will though.

Read some of the reviews for a good chuckle.

wolly4321 on July 8, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Want to join the ranks yourself? Here’s how the self-made are doing it these days:

Top 10 Ways to Become a Billionaire
Self-made Forbes 400 billionaires
1. Investments: 77
2. Technology: 45
3. Real Estate: 22
4. Fashion and Retail: 18
5. Media: 17
6. Food and Beverage: 15
7. Energy: 12
8. Health care: 11
9. Sports: 10
10. Manufacturing: 10

http://www.forbes.com/sites/erincarlyle/2013/09/18/how-self-made-forbes-400-billionaires-earned-their-money/

Damn right we are.

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Labor Day, 2000. Clintons pay 1.7MM for quaint dutch colonial home, with property taxes of $50M per year.

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 9:49 PM

50 million in property taxes? WOW.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:54 PM

50 million in property taxes? WOW.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:54 PM

M = thousand
MM = million

It’s a finance thing, sorry. LOL

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 9:55 PM

Eight years of these Clinton creeps was enough…. and like most Dems they won’t be content having picked others pockets…. they hang around forever grasping for more.

In the South during the Clinton years people just shook their heads and said, “White trash in the White House”.

Indeed.

Cody1991 on July 8, 2014 at 9:57 PM

Damn right we did.

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Gates, Ellison and I are having a good chuckle over this while we whip the help and berate them for being ugly.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:57 PM

I don’t get it. If she needed money why not read the Wall Street Journal and invest in cattle futures? She was an absolute genius at that.

Rancher on July 8, 2014 at 9:58 PM

M = thousand
MM = million

It’s a finance thing, sorry. LOL

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 9:55 PM

Deviant. Use “K” for thousands like everyone else, or go old skool and say 50 large.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:58 PM

Couldn’t she just have invested in cattle futures?

Left Coast Right Mind on July 8, 2014 at 10:00 PM

So she had trouble getting a mortgage on a house that costs how much? Did that include servants or was the secret service supposed to fill that role to save taxpayers money?

Dan_Yul on July 8, 2014 at 10:00 PM

Veterans Affairs Health Administration scandal 2014
LIVE
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===========================

July 8, 2014
Veterans Administration Whistleblowers

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee held a hearing on the increasing number of whistleblower complaints within the Veterans Health Administration and alleged retaliation against those who speak out.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?320316-1/whistleblowers-va

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Deviant. Use “K” for thousands like everyone else, or go old skool and say 50 large.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:58 PM

Come on – Old Skool is $50G.

Steve Eggleston on July 8, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Killary the Doormat’s sex-offender husband being sued every week put a damper on their credit rating.

Being con-artists wasn’t easy till the payoffs and college speaking loot started rolling in.

viking01 on July 8, 2014 at 9:28 PM

BAM!

Sorry, no thumbs-up icon on this forum, and I’m too lazy to build one.

S. D. on July 8, 2014 at 10:01 PM

If Killary and Slick ever really make it they’ll pay in Krugerrands and loose gemstones like me…

/

viking01 on July 8, 2014 at 10:02 PM

Deviant. Use “K” for thousands like everyone else, or go old skool and say 50 large.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:58 PM

Schimolions, possibly?

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Looting Vince Foster’s corpse didn’t pay off as expected.

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 10:03 PM

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated this week that she and her husband, President Bill Clinton, had trouble getting a home loan after they left their taxpayer funded digs at the White House. Speaking to Der Spiegel magazine in Germany, the former First Lady quadrupled down on her attempts to identify with average voters by explaining the financial hardships of being American political royalty.

Yeah, ‘cuz, like, um, ya know, ‘average voters’ have a bagman like Terry McAuliffe to, er, give them a ‘loan’ out of his multi-million dollar-filled deep pockets.

/

Resist We Much on July 8, 2014 at 10:05 PM

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated this week that she and her husband, President Bill Clinton, had trouble getting a home loan after they left their taxpayer funded digs at the White House.

Their difficulty in securing a loan for their $2MM pad makes me sad. :(

lorien1973 on July 8, 2014 at 10:07 PM

THIS is what 30 years of unfettered Narcissism looks like.

If she were in France at the time of their Revolution, she
would’ve been murdered…

ToddPA on July 8, 2014 at 10:08 PM

You could’ve sent Sandy Berger over to the Bureau of Printing & Engraving, in extra large pants, to make a withdrawal for you.

Left Coast Right Mind on July 8, 2014 at 10:09 PM

This fraudette and her husband never once had to make an application for a mortgage, who’s she kidding. McAuliffe loaned them the money to pay for the NY mansion and all their debts, knowing that they’d make hundreds of millions on books and speaking fees after Billy Jeff’s presidency, not to mention the multi-million offshore payoff that he knew Billy Jeff got from the Marc Rich pardon, among others.

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Where A Billion Isn’t Enough: Meet 61 Billionaires Too Poor For The Forbes 400

Kenny Troutt
$1.27 BILLION
SOURCE: TELECOMMUNICATIONS
Former long-distance phone mogul, now an enthusiast of horse racing and his kids’ competitive youth basketball teams.

Charlotte Colket Weber
$1.27 BILLION
SOURCE: CAMPBELL SOUP
Granddaughter of condensed-soup inventor and Campbell Soup founder John T. Dorrance.

Christopher Goldsbury
$1.25 BILLION
SOURCE: SALSA
Father-in-law founded Pace Foods; Goldsbury rose from vegetable cutter to president and owner; later sold it for $1.1 billion.

Peter Lewis
$1.25 BILLION
SOURCE: INSURANCE
Longtime chairman of insurance company Progressive Corp., which his father founded. Advocate for marijuana legalization.

Paul Singer
$1.25 BILLION
SOURCE: HEDGE FUNDS
Has run hedge fund Elliott Management since 1977; large donor for LGBT equality issues.

Todd Wagner
$1.25 BILLION
SOURCE: ONLINE MEDIA
With business partner Mark Cuban (see) sold Broadcast.com to Yahoo in 1999 for stock worth $5.7 billion.

Charles Munger
$1.2 BILLION
SOURCE: BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY
Met friend and business partner Warren Buffett (see) in 1959, now vice chairman at the Oracle’s conglomerate.

Dan Snyder
$1.2 BILLION
SOURCE: WASHINGTON REDSKINS
Owns NFL’s third-most-valuable team, has resisted calls to change name some view as racist.

John Edson
$1.15 BILLION
SOURCE: BOATS
Started building sailboats in his Seattle garage: founded Bayliner Marine Corp. in 1955. Spends time on his 164-foot yacht, Evviva, which means “long live” in Italian.

Gabe Newell
$1.15 BILLION
SOURCE: VIDEOGAMES
Owns more than 50% of privately held game-maker Valve, which he cofounded in 1996 after a decade at Microsoft.

Edward Stack
$1.15 BILLION
SOURCE: RETAIL
Expanded father’s small fishing bait shop into nationwide chain, Dick’s Sporting Goods, with 500 locations; owns 15% of now public company.

David William Grainger
$1.1 BILLION
SOURCE: RETAIL
Value of his stake in industrial supplier W.W. Grainger, which his father founded, rose nearly one-fourth in past year.

Joseph Grendys
$1.1 BILLION
SOURCE: CHICKEN
Turned butcher shop into $2.8 billion (revenues) chicken-processing behemoth Koch Foods.

Charles Simonyi
$1.1 BILLION
SOURCE: MICROSOFT
Hungarian immigrant was chief architect of revolutionary Word, Excel apps.

Sara Blakely
$1 BILLION
SOURCE: SPANX
World’s youngest self-made female billionaire, thanks to her butt-flattering Spanx shapewear.

Fred Chang
$1 BILLION
SOURCE: ONLINE RETAILING
Cofounder and CEO of Newegg, nation’s second-largest online-only retailer.

Ryan Kavanaugh
$1 BILLION
SOURCE: MOVIES
His Relativity Media makes low-budget movies that don’t have to hit No. 1 to earn money.

C. James Koch
$1 BILLION
SOURCE: BEER
Sam Adams beer founder’s Boston Beer stock jumped in recent months. Drives Ford hybrid.

Jonathan Oringer
$1 BILLION
SOURCE: STOCK PHOTOS
Launched online marketplace Shutterstock in 2003 to supply photos and art to businesses. Stock up over 150% since October 2012 IPO.

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:11 PM

Steve Eggleston on July 8, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Yeah, but they’re not “G” notes anymore. They’re bank notes from the Federal Reserve Bank.

S. D. on July 8, 2014 at 10:13 PM

Come on – Old Skool is $50G.

Steve Eggleston on July 8, 2014 at 10:01 PM

Ah, memories. My hip hop career.

No — Fitty-G is done — those days are over. Avast — avast, temptation. I musn’t rap.

. . . i mustn’t

Axe on July 8, 2014 at 10:14 PM

This fraudette and her husband never once had to make an application for a mortgage, who’s she kidding. McAuliffe loaned them the money to pay for the NY mansion and all their debts, knowing that they’d make hundreds of millions on books and speaking fees after Billy Jeff’s presidency, not to mention the multi-million offshore payoff that he knew Billy Jeff got from the Marc Rich pardon, among others.

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 10:10 PM

Yep. And now they’re back for more.

How incredibly sick can they be? Well, they got away with it the first go ’round, so why not, eh?

Disgusting…. absolutely grotesque … and no different from the current occupants of the WH.

Cody1991 on July 8, 2014 at 10:16 PM

Stink’n Dirty Rotten Filthy HilKilRod,
swimming in the 1% pool, of the uber rich!!

Trying to bullsah*t the LIVoters, that she is
poor,..destitute!!

canopfor on July 8, 2014 at 10:19 PM

Disgusting…. absolutely grotesque … and no different from the current occupants of the WH.

Cody1991 on July 8, 2014 at 10:16 PM

No, there is a difference between the two. The Clintons saw the White House as a source of wealth and power. The Obamas see it as that but much more, a chance to get back at a country that the two of them were bred, born, and raised to hate. The latter is and has always been more important to them than the former, and they laugh as they achieve it all …

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Wino on July 8, 2014 at 9:41 PM

√ Genius.

slickwillie2001 on July 8, 2014 at 10:26 PM

No, there is a difference between the two. The Clintons saw the White House as a source of wealth and power. The Obamas see it as that but much more, a chance to get back at a country that the two of them were bred, born, and raised to hate. The latter is and has always been more important to them than the former, and they laugh as they achieve it all …

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Yep. Barry is our first red-diaper president, and there’s a whole class of red-diaper pols and federal employees working their way up in the system.

slickwillie2001 on July 8, 2014 at 10:27 PM

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 10:24 PM

So true. I had a file in 2006 on the current occupant that knocked some people off their feet. It’s all true. Just didn’t want to go there on this thread.

Cody1991 on July 8, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Keep talking, sweetie.

No, there is a difference between the two. The Clintons saw the White House as a source of wealth and power. The Obamas see it as that but much more, a chance to get back at a country that the two of them were bred, born, and raised to hate. The latter is and has always been more important to them than the former, and they laugh as they achieve it all …

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 10:24 PM

Baloney.

Willie and Hillie are every bit as red, but Willie’s penchant for sticking his finger (or other things) in every dirty deal around made him a lot more vulnerable, so Dick Morris had to make most of his decisions ’94 – ’98 if he wanted tov stay in office and out of jail.

Elian Gonzalez and subprime mortgages are pure Willie.

The Os are just a little more subtle about their corruption.

formwiz on July 8, 2014 at 10:32 PM

Please run her!!!!!

Bmore on July 8, 2014 at 10:37 PM

My god, she is just like us and knows of our sctruggles.

I mean hasn’t everyone struggled when their spouse only brings home 104 million. I mean you can’t even afford a nice place in the Hamptons for that paltry amount.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 10:38 PM

Hillary Clinton’s narcissism is so strong it’s over-riding her political sense of self-preservation.

ROCnPhilly on July 8, 2014 at 10:39 PM

Hard to tell who the bigger grifters are: the Clintons or the Obamas.

HumpBot Salvation on July 8, 2014 at 10:39 PM

Keep digging that hole.

jaywemm on July 8, 2014 at 10:40 PM

Well, the bottom line is that Hill/Bill can retire. The question is, why not? What’s with these people that they cannot be even marginally normal and go away…. they are old news, have no solutions to anything – so they just have to keep grubbing around, robbing the rest of us while they enjoy looking at themselves in a mirror? Eeeewwwwwwwwwww…..

Firsties, selfies….. that’s the Dem way. Juvenile, narcissistic, useless.

Go dote on your upcoming grandchild, Hill. Maybe not a good idea because it will probably become a serial killer with your tutelage, but at least it gets you away from the rest of us.

Cody1991 on July 8, 2014 at 10:47 PM

The Os are just a little more subtle about their corruption.

formwiz on July 8, 2014 at 10:32 PM

You missed my meaning. Yes, the Clintons and Obamas are both corrupt, and leftists, but the Obamas literally hate this country and everything she stands for. The Clintons, on the other hand, just see it as an ATM and they pander to the left, which is the bank that fills that baby up with cash.

TXUS on July 8, 2014 at 10:49 PM

“Well, when we came out of the White House, we were deeply in debt because of all the legal bills that we owed because of the relentless persecution of my husband and myself, and he had to work unbelievably hard to pay off every single penny of every debt we owed. And we did,” Clinton responds.

I almost shit me pants when I read that. Comedy gold right there.

arnold ziffel on July 8, 2014 at 10:52 PM

but but butt… Hill’s supposed to be like.. the schmartestest woooman in dah werl or sumptin or.. or…. what?

44Magnum on July 8, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Done. Fork.

John the Libertarian on July 9, 2014 at 12:13 AM

Awww, c’mon people….
We’re not supposed to ridicule old folks with dementia.
Billy never recovered from that erection that lasted over four hours and neither did Shrillary.
III

Sgt Stryker on July 9, 2014 at 12:24 AM

Attacking a 12 yr old rape victim, allowing her hubby free reign to womanize at will, labeling Bill’s victims “bimbos” and “trailer trash” while blaming it all on a “vast right wing conspiracy”

Recalling the names Juanita Broderick and Kathleen Willey, Hillary could have very well been defending her very own husband on rape charges. Yes, HRC has much to answer for regarding her and her husband’s very own “War on Women”

BabysCatz on July 9, 2014 at 12:50 AM

Just a thought. Thinking about Hillary’s statement of donating here speaking fees to the family foundation. It looks as though the foundation is with out a doubt a tax dodge, money laundering operation that should be renamed as “Influence Pedaling University”.
Here is the question, “Who approved and maintained the tax exempt status with the IRS?”.
Why it was Lois Lerner of the IRS fame. And the correspondence was all in the “Missing E-Mails”. From the “NON-recoverable” hard drive.
The Demarcates are obstructing this to protect their preemptive candidate, not because of her accomplishments but because of the fear she can instill and the influence she controls.

Bad reason for President.
Good reason for a Dictator.

The major company givers learned long ago how to do business with corrupted Governments around the world. Bribe monies and walking around cash is just a cost of doing business passed on to us. They will back who ever gives them the most contacts for our money.
Nothing will stop them from this end. They will lie, steal and murder to maintain this power.

Only “We The People” in the “Court of Public Opinion” can stop them.

jpcpt03 on July 9, 2014 at 3:11 AM

Looks like Hillary has hired the same public relations firm that good ole Joe Biden uses. The Foot & Mouth agency.

Nonknower on July 9, 2014 at 3:33 AM

My God……. She`s REALLY bad at this, isn`t she?

ThePrez on July 8, 2014 at 9:31 PM

She’s SO bad at this, I have my doubts whether she can win the Dem nomination.

DRayRaven on July 9, 2014 at 6:22 AM

Nobody tries to deduct the cost of donated underwear unless you are POOR POOR POOR.

or a stripper.

Lonetown on July 9, 2014 at 6:42 AM

What she meant was she has struggle to get a mortgage to buy the White House…

albill on July 9, 2014 at 6:48 AM

Heh, I figured Bill would have an ‘artful’ way to occupy Hill’s mouth, and keep her from talking.

socalcon on July 9, 2014 at 7:49 AM

I remember the story of Trump telling his daughter, “See that man over there?”, as he was pointing to a man out begging for money, “That man has more money than me”, as they were walking into Trump Towers, and his daughter was confused about that for years.

She did not understand “leverage”, didn’t understand finances…it is different when you or I are “broke” compared to an ex-president and wife who are “broke”, and different than when someone like Trump is “broke”…it’s different if you or I file for bankruptcy, than if Donald Trump files…

Hillary is a fool for going down this path…except her most strong supporters (and I have a few friends that are), they absolutely believe her and admire her for succeeding and creating her wealth, as if she was some kind of Trump.

right2bright on July 9, 2014 at 7:57 AM

Hillary has forgotten the first rule of digging a hole – once it is so deep you cannot crawl out of it – stop digging.

evie1949 on July 9, 2014 at 8:21 AM

and he had to work unbelievably hard to pay off

The first time a Clinton ever told the truth. She is correct – we don’t believe it.

Tsar of Earth on July 9, 2014 at 8:31 AM

Late and OT, but…

… Know where I started mine? Community College.

Bishop on July 8, 2014 at 9:51 PM

Went to CC and then expensive private engineering college.

Best teacher I ever had: Mr White, honors physics at Norwalk CC. Cost: $18/credit-hour.

Tsar of Earth on July 9, 2014 at 8:40 AM

The woman has the political skills of Dan Quayle and Al Gore, which is to say not quite her husband’s.

Her real problem is she doesn’t really like people, at least not people she hasn’t hand-picked and field-tested for sufficiently obsequious sycophancy. And it shows – with reporters, audience questions or reactions, service people, security people, she can hardly stand to be around anyone not in her inner circle.

You can fake liking someone you don’t care much for. But you can’t fake it for someone who disgusts you, who you consider of an unclean caste.

That’s our Hillary! She’s going nowhere in 2016.

Adjoran on July 9, 2014 at 8:57 AM

Clinton

Defense Fund Grows
Donors to Clinton Defense Fund Unbowed (Washington Post, Aug. 26)
On the Web

Donor Database from Public Disclosure Inc.
By Edward Walsh
Washington Post Staff Writer
Thursday, February 25, 1999; Page A16

The trustees of President Clinton’s legal defense fund said yesterday that they have raised more than $4.5 million to help pay his legal bills and may eventually be able to cover most of the cost of the president’s legal defense in the Whitewater investigation, the Paula Jones sexual harassment lawsuit and
Congress’s impeachment inquiry and trial.

Does this qualify as another lie by Hillary?

jpcpt03 on July 9, 2014 at 9:11 AM

Wino on July 8, 2014 at 9:41 PM

I want what you’re drinking. That was terrific!

ncinca on July 9, 2014 at 9:20 AM

What a hack! I can hear her cackling over the fact that she crushed a 12 year old rape victim every time she speaks.

DimsdalePiranha on July 9, 2014 at 10:02 AM

Come on – Old Skool is $50G.

Steve Eggleston on July 8, 2014 at 10:01 PM

In Soprano speak, 50 boxes of ziti

Lord Whorfin on July 9, 2014 at 10:25 AM

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