Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Who we admire: Dems pick Obama, Mandela, Dalai Lama; Republicans like Bush, Beck

Who people Admire says a lot about them. The latest Gallup survey places President Obama on top with Democrats and Independents, while Republicans like George W. Bush most. And Democrats’ top five list is heavy on international humanitarians, while Republicans … Continue reading

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Wikileaked: cables reveal Iran plotting, diplo spying

UPDATE: Ooops. Turns out the New York Times got their scoop … from the Guardian … Secretary of State Hillary Clinton directing U.S. envoys to spy on allied diplomats … wheeling and dealing over Gitmo detainees, and Gulf states pushing … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! … Now please, go away (5 people I’d like to see less of in 2010)

They rocked the headlines in 2009, and were in our faces via the teevee every bloody time we turned around. Here’s to the ten I’d like to see less of this year: 5. Taylor Swift — Yes, yes, cute and … Continue reading

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David Gregory’s right-wing nosedive: Hillary Clinton should meet with Sarah Palin?

It was bad enough when he was sucking up to George W. Bush during the run-up to the Iraq invasion, but now “Stretch,” as Dubya famously dubbed NBC’s David Gregory, has popped the top completely off the sippy cup, and … Continue reading

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Obama’s Big First Day

President Obama gets to work early, and gets to work. Among the news today: An executive order mandating the closure of the notorious Guantanamo Bay gulag within 12 months, along with George Bush’s disgraceful network of secret CIA prisons and … Continue reading

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A ‘better class of people’

A top aide to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg pushes hard for Caroline to be the next junior Senator from New York, and that’s ruffling feathers among the non-upper crust (rather than just among Clintonistas, like before…) leading one assemblyman … Continue reading

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Gotham City guttersnipes

New York Denizens of Hillaryland are pitching a bitch about Caroline Kennedy angling for Hillary Clinton’s soon-to-be vacated Senate seat, which also happens to be her uncle, the late Robert F. Kennedy’s Senate seat too. Natch. So what’s their beef, … Continue reading

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Obama to announce national security team this morning

With Republican commentators and pols crowing about his selections (and liberals holding their breath, but still mostly hoping for the best…) Barack Obama announces his national security team, including Secretary of State-to-be Hillary Clinton, this morning at 10:40. The team: … Continue reading

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Madame Secretary

He may live to regret it. She may try to upstage him, and run her own presidency on the side. The media obsession with her and her husband could dog his presidency. Bill could grandstand, or do something crazy. She … Continue reading

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She’ll take it: and why it’s a good idea is she does

The Guardian reports that if (or more like “when”) the secretary of state position is offered, Hillary Clinton will grab the brass ring. Obama’s advisers have begun looking into Bill Clinton’s foundation, which distributes millions of dollars to Africa to … Continue reading

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