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Well she did have less terrorist attack then bush. with all his embassy attacks.

She was a senator. and she played a big roll in Clinton administration. she has alot going for her. not to mention ghetto American people love her.

Like aaah, Benghazi.

 

OK, fair enough...can you cite what Hillary did to reduce terrorist attacks?

 

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Hillary Clinton's 9 most memorable moments as secretary of state
As Clinton prepares to step down, a look back at her tenure as America's top diplomat
By Ryu Spaeth | January 29, 2013
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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a "Global Townterview" event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 29. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
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n Tuesday, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) is expected to easily win confirmation as secretary of state, officially marking the end of Hillary Clinton's four-year tenure as the country's top diplomat. Clinton is in the midst of a kind of valedictory tour, appearing with President Obama in a rare joint interview on 60 Minutes in which he showered her with praise. On Tuesday, she participated in a global town hall in which she once again dismissed speculation that she would run for president in 2016. However, while Clinton is certainly a very popular secretary of state, both at home and abroad, her legacy continues to be debated. Here, a look back at the 9 most memorable moments from her eventful tenure:

1. The liberation of Libya
Clinton was among a group of administration officials urging Obama in 2011 to help Libyan rebels overthrow longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi, over objections from Defense Secretary Roberts Gates and others. However, while Gadhafi was successfully ousted with zero American casualties, the rebels' victory has led to an uncertain future and widespread instability, the clearest example of which, for Americans, was the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi that killed four U.S. citizens. Below, Clinton and Obama greet the arrival of the slain Americans at Dover Air Force Base.

Hillary_Benghazi_creepy.jpg(Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

2. The opening-up of Myanmar
In 2012, Clinton became the first secretary of state in 50 years to make an official visit to Myanmar, part of the Obama administration's efforts to reward the ruling military junta for taking concrete steps toward a freer society. Clinton met with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (pictured), a pro-democracy activist who had been recently released from house arrest. Clinton's visit to Myanmar also fell under the Obama administration's much-publicized pivot to Asia, following years of perceived neglect of the region under President Bush, whose foreign policy agenda was largely absorbed by terrorism and the Iraq War.

Hillary_myanmar_creepy.jpg(AP Photo/Saul Loeb)

3. Playing peacemaker in the Middle East
In late 2012, Clinton brought all her diplomatic resources to bear during a bloody outbreak of violence between Israel and Arab militants in the Gaza Strip, performing a whirlwind tour of the region that many credited with helping prevent an all-out war. Clinton reportedly spent hours negotiating with Egypt's newly elected Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi (pictured), to cement the deal, which had the added benefit of reaffirming Egypt's continued support for a peace treaty with Israel.

Hillary_Egypt_creepy.jpg
(AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

4. Freeing a Chinese dissident
Clinton's May 2012 visit to China, ostensibly about mutual economic and security concerns, was ensnared in a full-blown diplomatic emergency, after human-rights dissident Chen Guangcheng escaped house arrest and took refuge at the U.S. Embassy. For the benefit of her media-sensitive hosts, Clinton continued to meet then-Chinese President Hu Jintao (pictured) and to perform other duties as if nothing were amiss, while she and her team negotiated Chen's release behind the scenes.

Hillary_China_creepy.jpg
(AP Photo/Shannon Stapleton)

5. Killing Osama bin Laden
Clinton was not intimately involved in the clandestine operation to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011, but she will be indelibly linked to the moment, thanks to a photograph showing her real-time response to the operation in the White House Situation Room.

SituationRoom_hills.jpg(Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

6. Tightening sanctions on Iran
Clinton, seen here in 2011 announcing new sanctions on Iran with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, played an important role in the U.S.'s efforts to win international support to isolate Iran economically. The sanctions have been the most severe Iran has ever dealt with, and have taken a heavy toll on the country's economy. But they have yet to curb its suspected progress in developing a nuclear weapon, which many analysts would count as a stain on Clinton's legacy.

Iran_hills.jpg(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

7. Isolating Syria's Assad
Clinton, seen here in 2012 condemning atrocities committed by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has played a central role in the administration's efforts to corral international support against the regime. However, like Iran, Syria remains an unfinished story: Assad is in a bloody stalemate with the rebels, the United Nations has proved impotent in stopping the bloodshed, and atrocities continue apace.

Syria_hilla.jpg(AP Photo)

8. Fighting for women's rights
One of Clinton's main initiatives as secretary of state was to champion the cause of gender equality, one of the hallmarks of her political career that stretches back to her days as First Lady. Clinton, pictured here winning an award from the New York Women's Foundation in 2012, made women's rights a focal point in speeches, interviews, and town halls across the world, from China to Pakistan.

Womensrights1_hills.jpg(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

9. Becoming a pop icon
Being the fodder for numerous internet memes may seem like the most ephemeral of achievements, but Clinton's ascendancy in the world of pop culture must be counted as a victory for a politician who was once widely viewed as calculating and heartless. Indeed, Clinton's new image as a tough, effective leader, as evidenced by the popular "Texts From Hillary" tumblr, may herald a positive development for women everywhere.

Texts_hills.jpg(textsfromhillaryclinton.tumblr.com)

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Bengahzi was one attack. bush had eleven bengahzis.

After Clinton had 3 chances to take out bin-laden and chose not to?

 

Bush inherited bin laden cause Clinton wouldn't take him out.

 

Then a doctor in Pakistan told our military where bin laden was hiding and Seal Team 6 risked their lives to take him out and Obama took all the credit.

 

Then Obama told the world about THAT Seal Team...

 

 

"SEAL Team 6 is credited with executing the successful raid on the bin Laden compound in Pakistan, and family members are upset that President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden “unnecessarily” released the units identity after this raid, thus putting targets on their backs."

 

 

I digress...please give us some specifics on Hillary's accomplishments!

 

 

TIA

Bengahzi was one attack. bush had eleven bengahzis.

He didn't lie about them like Hillary did!

After Clinton had 3 chances to take out bin-laden and chose not to?

 

Bush inherited bin laden cause Clinton wouldn't take him out.

 

Then a doctor in Pakistan told our military where bin laden was hiding and Seal Team 6 risked their lives to take him out and Obama took all the credit.

 

Then Obama told the world about THAT Seal Team...

 

 

"SEAL Team 6 is credited with executing the successful raid on the bin Laden compound in Pakistan, and family members are upset that President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden “unnecessarily” released the units identity after this raid, thus putting targets on their backs."

 

 

I digress...please give us some specifics on Hillary's accomplishments!

 

 

TIA

He didn't lie about them like Hillary did!

"The liberation of Libya"

 

How'd that work out?

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After Clinton had 3 chances to take out bin-laden and chose not to?

 

Bush inherited bin laden cause Clinton wouldn't take him out.

 

Then a doctor in Pakistan told our military where bin laden was hiding and Seal Team 6 risked their lives to take him out and Obama took all the credit.

 

Then Obama told the world about THAT Seal Team...

 

 

"SEAL Team 6 is credited with executing the successful raid on the bin Laden compound in Pakistan, and family members are upset that President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden “unnecessarily” released the units identity after this raid, thus putting targets on their backs."

 

 

I digress...please give us some specifics on Hillary's accomplishments!

 

 

TIA

He didn't lie about them like Hillary did!

"The liberation of Libya"

 

How'd that work out?

"Clinton reportedly spent hours negotiating with Egypt's newly elected Islamist president"

 

And now Egypt is putting reporters in cages!

 

 

"Clinton, seen here in 2012 condemning atrocities committed by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad"

 

We all condem Syria's actions but now over 100,000 are dead!

 

I can go on!

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Hillary's accomplishments in the Senate would make too long a post but for those interested, they can be found here:-- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Senate_career_of_Hillary_Rodham_Clinton

 

I don't expect many Conservatives will bother to read the article.

Gives us one specific where Hillary actually had a victory.

 

A laundry list of participation of a senator says nothing!

OK...I'll give the libs a break.

 

Name one specific accomplishment that Hillary had success.

 

No platitudes allowed. "a flat, dull, or trite remark, especially one uttered as if it were fresh or profound"

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"The brinksmanship is detailed in a cable approved by Ambassador Chris Stevens and sent on the day he died in the attack, the worst assault on a U.S. diplomatic mission since the 1979 hostage crisis in Iran. The dispatch, which was marked “sensitive” but not “classified,” contained a number of other updates on the chaotic situation on the ground in post-Gaddafi Libya."

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Eleven bengahzis or just one under Clinton and obama. sounds like no contest. she was a better leader than the republicans.

Hillary has lied through out her political career...including getting fired because of it.

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Hillary Clinton's 9 most memorable moments as secretary of state
As Clinton prepares to step down, a look back at her tenure as America's top diplomat
By Ryu Spaeth | January 29, 2013
secretary-of-state-hillarynbspclinton-at
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at a "Global Townterview" event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 29. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
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n Tuesday, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) is expected to easily win confirmation as secretary of state, officially marking the end of Hillary Clinton's four-year tenure as the country's top diplomat. Clinton is in the midst of a kind of valedictory tour, appearing with President Obama in a rare joint interview on 60 Minutes in which he showered her with praise. On Tuesday, she participated in a global town hall in which she once again dismissed speculation that she would run for president in 2016. However, while Clinton is certainly a very popular secretary of state, both at home and abroad, her legacy continues to be debated. Here, a look back at the 9 most memorable moments from her eventful tenure:

1. The liberation of Libya

Clinton was among a group of administration officials urging Obama in 2011 to help Libyan rebels overthrow longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi, over objections from Defense Secretary Roberts Gates and others. However, while Gadhafi was successfully ousted with zero American casualties, the rebels' victory has led to an uncertain future and widespread instability, the clearest example of which, for Americans, was the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi that killed four U.S. citizens. Below, Clinton and Obama greet the arrival of the slain Americans at Dover Air Force Base.

Hillary_Benghazi_creepy.jpg(Molly Riley-Pool/Getty Images)

2. The opening-up of Myanmar

In 2012, Clinton became the first secretary of state in 50 years to make an official visit to Myanmar, part of the Obama administration's efforts to reward the ruling military junta for taking concrete steps toward a freer society. Clinton met with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (pictured), a pro-democracy activist who had been recently released from house arrest. Clinton's visit to Myanmar also fell under the Obama administration's much-publicized pivot to Asia, following years of perceived neglect of the region under President Bush, whose foreign policy agenda was largely absorbed by terrorism and the Iraq War.

Hillary_myanmar_creepy.jpg(AP Photo/Saul Loeb)

3. Playing peacemaker in the Middle East

In late 2012, Clinton brought all her diplomatic resources to bear during a bloody outbreak of violence between Israel and Arab militants in the Gaza Strip, performing a whirlwind tour of the region that many credited with helping prevent an all-out war. Clinton reportedly spent hours negotiating with Egypt's newly elected Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi (pictured), to cement the deal, which had the added benefit of reaffirming Egypt's continued support for a peace treaty with Israel.

Hillary_Egypt_creepy.jpg

(AP Photo/Egyptian Presidency)

4. Freeing a Chinese dissident

Clinton's May 2012 visit to China, ostensibly about mutual economic and security concerns, was ensnared in a full-blown diplomatic emergency, after human-rights dissident Chen Guangcheng escaped house arrest and took refuge at the U.S. Embassy. For the benefit of her media-sensitive hosts, Clinton continued to meet then-Chinese President Hu Jintao (pictured) and to perform other duties as if nothing were amiss, while she and her team negotiated Chen's release behind the scenes.

Hillary_China_creepy.jpg

(AP Photo/Shannon Stapleton)

5. Killing Osama bin Laden

Clinton was not intimately involved in the clandestine operation to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011, but she will be indelibly linked to the moment, thanks to a photograph showing her real-time response to the operation in the White House Situation Room.

SituationRoom_hills.jpg(Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)

6. Tightening sanctions on Iran

Clinton, seen here in 2011 announcing new sanctions on Iran with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, played an important role in the U.S.'s efforts to win international support to isolate Iran economically. The sanctions have been the most severe Iran has ever dealt with, and have taken a heavy toll on the country's economy. But they have yet to curb its suspected progress in developing a nuclear weapon, which many analysts would count as a stain on Clinton's legacy.

Iran_hills.jpg(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

7. Isolating Syria's Assad

Clinton, seen here in 2012 condemning atrocities committed by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has played a central role in the administration's efforts to corral international support against the regime. However, like Iran, Syria remains an unfinished story: Assad is in a bloody stalemate with the rebels, the United Nations has proved impotent in stopping the bloodshed, and atrocities continue apace.

Syria_hilla.jpg(AP Photo)

8. Fighting for women's rights

One of Clinton's main initiatives as secretary of state was to champion the cause of gender equality, one of the hallmarks of her political career that stretches back to her days as First Lady. Clinton, pictured here winning an award from the New York Women's Foundation in 2012, made women's rights a focal point in speeches, interviews, and town halls across the world, from China to Pakistan.

Womensrights1_hills.jpg(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

9. Becoming a pop icon

Being the fodder for numerous internet memes may seem like the most ephemeral of achievements, but Clinton's ascendancy in the world of pop culture must be counted as a victory for a politician who was once widely viewed as calculating and heartless. Indeed, Clinton's new image as a tough, effective leader, as evidenced by the popular "Texts From Hillary" tumblr, may herald a positive development for women everywhere.

Texts_hills.jpg(textsfromhillaryclinton.tumblr.com)

 

 

 

You forgot the reset button with Russia...her greatest accomplishment to date...lol

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Gives us one specific where Hillary actually had a victory.

 

A laundry list of participation of a senator says nothing!

 

Not true. If you really read the article, which I doubt, you will see that Hillary's participation in Senate business influenced policy in many ways.

 

 

OK...I'll give the libs a break.

 

On a bridge you're trying to sell?

 

 

Name one specific accomplishment that Hillary had success.

 

No platitudes allowed. "a flat, dull, or trite remark, especially one uttered as if it were fresh or profound"

 

Sorry. You don't get to keep making and changing the rules for your own convenience and upping the ante for each example cited.

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Libya is in worst shape now. Weapons exported to terrorists. Ben-ghazi


Wow


Morsi overthrown by Army. Islamic Brotherhood


Racist Jackson has freed more people


not intimately involved in the clandestine operation to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011


Sanctions lessened by oblameo as Iran was on the ropes. Iran stalling for more time


Assad is winning. Putin in charge. Chem. Weapons remain


ACA hurts women more than men









Most traveled Sec of State. Accomplished nothing.


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Looks like Hillary's daughter did OK.

Isn't this interesting !!!!!!!!!!!!
It would seem that crooks tend to flock together......
The soap opera just doesn't get any better than this. They're all crooks
and they all take care of each other.
Do You Know This Guy?
He is Edward "Ed" Mezvinsky, born January 17, 1937.
Then you’ll probably say, “Who is Ed Mezvinsky?”
Well, he is a former Democrat congressman who represented Iowa's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives for two terms, from 1973 to 1977.
He sat on the House Judiciary Committee that decided the fate of Richard Nixon.
He was outspoken saying that Nixon was a crook and a disgrace to politics and the nation and should be impeached.
He and the Clintons were friends and very politically intertwined for many years.
Ed Mezvinsky had an affair with NBC News reporter Marjorie Sue Margolies and later married her after his wife divorced him.
In 1993, Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky, then a freshman Democrat in Congress, cast the deciding vote that got President Bill Clinton’s controversial tax package through the House of Representatives.
In March 2001, Mezvinsky was indicted and later pleaded guilty to 31 of 69 counts of bank fraud, mail fraud, and wire fraud.
Ed Mezvinsky embezzled more than $10 million dollars from people via both a Ponzi scheme and the notorious Nigerian e-mail scams.
He was found guilty and sentenced to 80 months in federal prison.
After serving less than five years in federal prison, he was released in April 2008 and remains on federal probation.
To this day, he still owes $9.4 million in restitution to his victims.
About now you are saying, “So what!”
Well, this is Marc and Chelsea Mezvinsky.
That’s right; Ed Mezvinsky is Chelsea Clinton's father-in law.
Now Marc and Chelsea are in their early thirties and purchased a 10.5 million dollar NYC apartment.
Has anyone heard mention of any of this in any of the media?
If this guy was Jenna or Barbara Bush's, or better yet, Sarah Palin's daughter's father-in- law, the news would be an everyday headline and every detail would be reported over and over.
And yet liberals say there are no double standards in political reporting.
And people are already talking about Hillary as our next President!
And then there is possibly Chelsea for president in our future!
The cycle never ends!
Lying and corruption seem to make Democrat candidates more popular.
When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty.
~~Thomas Jefferson
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I'll start by putting a bur under your saddle. If Hillary can do it then so can I.

 

 

 

 

 

The stupidest question, however, that I run across over and over again is this: “Really, what has Hillary ever accomplished?” There is an old saying that attorneys always keep in mind when grilling witnesses on the stand; “Never ask a question that you don’t already know the answer to.”[2] The implication is that a surprise answer might make the interrogator look like a complete and utter fool. Hillary has devoted her life to public service. Although I don’t agree with her all the time, I think that she genuinely cares for the welfare of the people in our country. You can’t spend so much of your time working for the people without racking up some achievements. I did some research and compiled a small sample of Hillary’s outstanding achievements. This compilation is far from comprehensive; I’m just trying to illuminate for the unaware the exceptional qualities and morally outstanding character of Hillary Rodham Clinton.

 

By all accounts, Hillary was an exceptional child with a keen intellect that made her a teacher’s favorite. She excelled in school and was known as a natural-born leader. Hillary was raised in a traditional conservative household in Illinois by Methodist parents. Naturally, the conservative influences of her parents influenced the embryonic stage of her political awareness. As she grew older, however, her growing involvement in political affairs produced a transformation. Her involvement in the Civil Rights Movement had a profound effect on her. In 1968, after being a nominal Republican for years, she repudiated the racism that is inherent in the Republican Party and switched to the Democratic Party. [3]

 

Hillary went to the prestigious women’s institution of higher learning, Wellesley College. The beginning of her prodigious political growth can be traced to this period. Naturally, she excelled as a student. In 1969, she graduated with honors with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She was so well respected by the administration of the school that she was invited to give the commencement address that year. As the first and ONLY student to EVER to deliver a commencement speech at Wellesley College, Hillary received a seven minute standing ovation after criticizing the previous speaker, Senator Edward Brook, a Republican from Massachusetts. [4]

 

While at Wellesley, Hillary chose to write a senior thesis that criticized the tactics of community organizer, Saul Alinsky. [5] Her thesis is responsible for one of the more uncommon and oddly irrelevant anti-Hillary hate slogans. Every now and then, in response to some meaningless act by Hillary, some totally out-of-touch right-wing swizzle stick will refer to Hillary’s tenuous but conspiratorial connection to Saul Alinsky. For example, when commenting on Hillary’s evasive responses to questions regarding her presidential ambitions, some dingbat will vehemently declare, ”See?!?! Right out of the Alinsky Playbook!!! How can you trust somebody like that?!?!?” No, Really!!! I’ve seen it with my own eyes! In later years, in the embryonic stages of the Clinton Conspiracy wing of the conservative resurgence, this thesis would come to haunt the scandal mongers.

 

In 1993, Hillary and Willy created a firestorm when they restricted access to her thesis. [6] Republican witch hunters and scandalmongers were beside themselves with resentment and curiosity and, in their simple worldview, this act was a deliberate attempt to cover up crimes that were on a par with Nixon’s incoherent and vindictive attacks on his perceived political enemies. As planned, by withholding the thesis, her political allure was exponentially compounded. To this day, Republican scandalmongers go into frenzied fits of Pavlovian paroxysms at the thought that they were denied access to her ultimately meaningless thesis.

 

One of the defining elements of Hillary’s political career was her relationship with President Richard Nixon. This episode had to be a colossal lesson for Hillary on how not to be a leader. Nixon had to be the dumbest man to ever pollute the Oval Office with his presence. I’m not sure if Hillary ever met the man, but in 1974, she was invited to join the team designated to prepare impeachment articles against the dumbest president in American history. Her work forced Nixon to resign to avoid imprisonment for his assaults on democracy, which he had the courtesy to record as evidence. [7]

 

Republicans are so obtuse that they fail to recognize one glaring example of their own obtuseness. The unfavorable term, “cover-up” will always be linked in people’s minds to Richard Nixon’s inept and clumsy attempts to cover-up his crimes. Thanks to Nixon, a political cover up is, by definition, a Republican tactic. What could possibly be more entertaining than witnessing the disintegration of Nixon’s gang of antisocial thugs and their eventual imprisonment? The image of Nixon and his inner circle of criminals feverishly erasing huge segments of the infamous tapes is infinitely amusing. One would think that the right-wing attack rats would come up with a different phrase that is not so overwhelmingly loaded with derogatory and detrimental Republican connotations.

 

After forcing Nixon to resign in 1974, Hillary further enraged Republicans by becoming the first female faculty member at the School of Law at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. [8] In 1974 Arkansas political circles, the idea that a woman had the audacity to assume a leadership position was a direct affront to conservative principles. The fact that she dared to eschew her primary social responsibility of producing a brood of children and to invade the hallowed masculine halls of academia caused an untold amount of anxiety and consternation among her Republican male colleagues.

 

From the very beginning of her involvement in politics, Hillary has been a strong advocate of the rights of the poor and women and children. She has volunteered her legal services to help these groups on numerous occasions; she has helped to organize and promote entities that provide pro bono legal services for the underprivileged; she has authored or coauthored many studies that illuminate the social problems that permeate these groups. Currently, she continues to defend these vulnerable segments of society against Republican assaults and to promote their rights world-wide. In 1996, Hillary ignited a furious backlash from the Conservative wing of the Republican Party when she published her book, “It Takes a Village: And Other Lessons Children Teach Us,” in which she had the temerity to ascribe intellectual capacity to children. [9]

 

Perhaps Hillary’s greatest accomplishment occurred during the absurd attack by the Clinton Conspiracy wing of the conservative resurgence on Willy’s private parts. Hillary, in effect, made a mockery of the culture of Republican machismo in Washington when she refused to produce a soap opera-like reaction to revelations of Willy’s philandering. Hillary’s poised, mature, and heedless response to a meaningless act of sexual gratification on the part of her horndog husband indicated an inherent disdain for the preconceived notions of Republican male superciliousness that permeated and permeates the Republican culture in Washington. This simple refusal to respond as a stereotypical appendage to a male patriarch, more than anything else, cemented her reputation as an independent free-thinker and elevated the status of women in America to an irrefutable position of equality. Her reckless disregard for male superiority was unforgiveable and has been responsible for a huge amount of hate and vilification from Republicans.

 

Hillary is a political realist. She is well aware that Republicans hate anybody that isn’t white, male, conservative and rich. Everybody else belongs in the same category of inferiority; Democrats, liberals, progressives, women, blacks, minorities, the poor, the working poor, what’s left of the middle class, labor leaders, gays, immigrants, et al. The hierarchy of useless inferiority that these groups occupy can only be known in the irrational and illogical minds of the people that hate them so much. Maybe she will enjoy an elevated stature in the minds of the Republicans by virtue of her non-blackness. Who knows? Their behavior is the ultimate arbiter of who is more socially acceptable to them.

 

This is only a small sample of Hillary’s achievements. All the events covered here occurred before she embarked on her own official political career when she won a senatorial campaign in 2000. If elected, maybe her elevated status of non-blackness will usher in a new era of political compromise and bipartisanship. Maybe another loss by the Republicans will set them on a path to realistically alter their self-destructive behavior. Maybe another loss will force them to face the fact that their behavior is harming our nation and that changes in their undemocratic tactics of nihilistic anarchism are needed.

 

HAH!!! The power mad little boys will continue their self-destructive behavior from a their politically weak position of envy, hatred, and anger. I don’t think anybody will be able to alter their vindictive behavior.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillary_Rodham_Clinton

 

Twice, Hillary Clinton has been listed in the list of the100 most influential American lawyers.

 

She has served two terms as a US Senator and ran for the presidential office.

 

She was considered to be one of our best secretaries of state.

 

She raised an exceptional daughter unlike George and Laura bush who raised tramps.

 

As a U.S. senator, she was the first first lady to be elected to this office. She was instrumental in securing $21 billion in funding for the World Trade Center site's redevelopment. She subsequently took a leading role in investigating the health issues that 9/11 first responders were facing.

 

As our secretary of state, Clinton visited 112 countries, helping to repair a badly damaged U.S. reputation as a result of George Bush.

 

Clinton unveiled the Global Hunger and Food Security program, prevailed over Vice President Biden to send an additional 21,000 troops to Afghanistan, saved the signing of a Turkish-Armenian accord, and assisted the president with major decisions as to the U.S. position with regard to the revolution in Egypt and the decision to use military force in Libya.

 

She created an Office on Violence Against Women at the Department of Justice. She is also the first first lady to hold a post graduate degree, and she traveled to more countries than any other first lady had at that time.

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Libya is in worst shape now. Weapons exported to terrorists. Ben-ghazi

Wow

Morsi overthrown by Army. Islamic Brotherhood

Racist Jackson has freed more people

not intimately involved in the clandestine operation to kill Osama bin Laden in 2011

Sanctions lessened by oblameo as Iran was on the ropes. Iran stalling for more time

Assad is winning. Putin in charge. Chem. Weapons remain

ACA hurts women more than men

Most traveled Sec of State. Accomplished nothing.

 

Hillary Clinton is widely admired for her intelligence, drive, and success as secretary of state. Her four years in office have been marked by a series of noteworthy accomplishments and near lack of serious missteps. Replacing her is a daunting task even for someone with Senator Kerry’s impressive foreign policy credentials. Below are 5 highlights from Clinton’s tenure:

 

1. People-to-People Diplomacy

 

Clinton understands the importance of strengthening ties with friends and allies while simultaneously engaging adversaries. Through intensive personal interaction, she has deftly built new relationships and managed old ones in a way that advance U.S. interests. In her own words, she has endeavored to ensure that the U.S. has “…a seat at every table that has the potential for being a partnership to solve problems.” For example, she expertly led efforts to rescue Chen Guangcheng, the dissident who took refuge in the U.S. Embassy in Beijing in May 2012, without crippling U.S.-China relations. Clinton has been the most active secretary of state in history, as a result. She has traveled more frequently and visited more countries than any of her predecessors; to date, her travels have spanned nearly 1 million miles and 112 countries.

 

2. The Importance of Economics

Clinton articulated a new vision of Economic Statecraft that made domestic economic growth – e.g. helping U.S. companies win business overseas – a key pillar of U.S. foreign policy. She made foreign policy relevant to the broader economic conversation, taking place in the U.S. in a show of political savvy few previous secretaries could match. And Clinton appointed the State Department’s first ever-chief economist to help implement Clinton’s vision. She also supported the more traditional economic aspects of foreign policy – such as sanctions – including those that crippled the Iranian government – and free trade – including Free Trade Agreements with allies Panama, Colombia, and South Korea.

 

3. Restoring American Credibility

Building on people-to-people diplomacy, Clinton has promoted U.S. values in a firm but respectful way that restored international faith in the U.S. that eroded during the Bush administration. Her outreach to Burma balances unwavering support for human rights with the promise of support to a previously suspicious regime and has opened that country to the world for the first time in decades. Aung San Suu Kyi is now free and her party actively participating in the governance reform effort in Burma. Clinton also rejuvenated U.S. engagement in the Middle East by brokering a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel earlier this year. Her shuttle diplomacy and coordination with Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will likely give the U.S. greater leverage to pursue a robust peace process in 2013.

 

4. Diplomacy is National Security

The now iconic picture of senior officials gathered in the Situation Room during the Osama Bin Laden raid will forever memorialize one of the principal national security achievements of the first Obama administration. Clinton supported the raid and was a key player in adjusting U.S.-Pakistan relations afterwards. She was also a strong proponent of NATO airstrikes in Libya that eventually led to Muammar Gaddafi’s ouster. Her active diplomacy was critical to securing United Nations Security Council authorization of the Libya mission and maintaining strong European and regional support for it. Without such robust diplomatic effort, the use of military force – in Pakistan and Libya – would not have been nearly as effective. Clinton’s role in these two military campaigns highlights the central role foreign policy plays in U.S. national security in the 21st century.

 

5. Texts From Hillary

In 2012, Clinton became an internet sensation because of a series of memes depicting her having fictitious, comical text exchanges with other celebrities while wearing her trademark sunglasses. Texts from Hillary became so popular that Clinton herself submitted her own caption to the website and invited its creators to meet with her at the State Department. Her star power and ability to capture the imagination of individuals around the world is one noteworthy aspect of her success.

 

Kerry succeeded Hillary Clinton in early 2013. Her tenure as secretary of state is filled with accomplishments that taken together demonstrate the resurgence of U.S. diplomacy and restoration of American credibility. Her specific successes – such as Burma’s opening to the world or crippling effect of Iran sanctions – are important, but so too are her focus on people-to-people diplomacy and economics. Senator Kerry would do well to build upon Clinton’s impressive record once he moves over to Foggy Bottom.

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