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OOOPS! Hillary's foundation received 81 million through Swiss Bank Acct under Investigation


These unfortunate stories I will definitely NOT read. Ive learned to CLAP HARDER

Hard Choices: Hillary Clinton Admits Role in Honduran Coup Aftermath


In a recent op-ed in The Washington Post, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used a review of Henry Kissinger’s latest book, “World Order,” to lay out her vision for “sustaining America’s leadership in the world.” In the midst of numerous global crises, she called for return to a foreign policy with purpose, strategy and pragmatism. She also highlighted some of these policy choices in her memoir “Hard Choices” and how they contributed to the challenges that Barack Obama’s administration now faces.

The chapter on Latin America, particularly the section on Honduras, a major source of the child migrants currently pouring into the United States, has gone largely unnoticed. In letters to Clinton and her successor, John Kerry, more than 100 members of Congress have repeatedly warned about the deteriorating security situation in Honduras, especially since the 2009 military coup that ousted the country’s democratically elected President Manuel Zelaya. As Honduran scholar Dana Frank points out in Foreign Affairs, the U.S.-backed post-coup government “rewarded coup loyalists with top ministries,” opening the door for further “violence and anarchy.”

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Hillary Clinton’s foundation received donations from foreign governments and agency promoting Keysto


As Hillary Clinton increasingly is mentioned as the top Democratic 2016 presidential candidate, a look into donations to her foundation by the Wall Street Journal has revealed gifts from foreign governments and a Canadian agency supporting the Keystone XL pipeline.

Mrs Clinton has yet to confirm that she will run for president in next year’s elections, but she is easily the most popular option in a limited field. Should she run, some donations to the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation could raise ethical questions.

When Mrs Clinton began her service as US secretary of state in 2009, the foundation stopped accepting gifts from foreign governments. But Mrs Clinton has rejoined the foundation and it again has been accepting donations from overseas.

Among the nations that have donated money to the foundation are the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Australia, Germany and a Canadian government agency that promotes the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

Hillary's stance on Women's rights

In her speech, she recalled campaigning for "teenage celibacy" a decade ago. She emphasized "the important role that parents can play in encouraging their children to abstain from sexual activity. … Research shows that the primary reason that teenage girls abstain is because of their religious and moral values. We should embrace this—and support programs that reinforce the idea that abstinence at a young age is not just the smart thing to do, it is the right thing to do."

Abortion is "a sad, even tragic choice to many, many women," said Clinton. Then she went further: "There is no reason why government cannot do more to educate and inform and provide assistance so that the choice guaranteed under our constitution either does not ever have to be exercised or only in very rare circumstances."

Here is what Hillary Clinton thinks of women's rights. In her own words.


Take the pledge not to support right wing candidates in 2016

Is the politician pro war? They dont get my vote
Is the candidate for disaster Capitalism? They dont get my vote
Is the candidate for spying on Americans? They dont get my vote
Is the candidate a tool of Wall Street? They dont get my vote
Is the candidate pro TPP? They dont get my vote
Is the candidate for fracking? They dont get my vote
Does the candidate hang out with war criminals? They dont get my vote
Does the candidate support outsourcing? They dont get my vote
Does the candidate support government secrecy? They dont get my vote
Does the candidate support the police state? They dont get my vote
Does the candidate support prison for pot smokers? They dont get my vote
Does the candidate hate whistleblowers? They dont get my vote
Does the candidate support for profit schools? They dont get my vote
Has the candidate spoken about rigged electronic voting? They dont get my vote

Pledge NOT to support candidates that hold republican positions in 2016. Its easy.

Anybody have any current information or news on Libya?

Now that the US overthrew its government, Im assuming its a much nicer place with a booming economy? Did our Democracy Drones and Freedom Bombs help to make Libya more secure and free?

Sarah Palin: Dying caribou have to ‘take one for the team’ so we can expand oil pipelines


rmer Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) said this week that caribou that died as a result of oil pipeline expansions would have to “take one for the team.”

According to Forbes’ Christopher Helman, Palin delighted members of the oil and gas industry in a speech to the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) in Texas on Thursday.

She recalled to the crowd that what she missed most about being Alaska’s governor was making decisions about oil and gas exploration.

“Energy is my baby,” Palin explained, adding that oil and gas could “feed and fuel a hungry nation with what God has created for man’s responsible use.

David Carr Dead at 58


NEW YORK (AP) -- Media columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addiction, collapsed at his office and died on Thursday. He was 58.

Just hours before his death he had moderated a "Times Talks" conversation with Edward Snowden, director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald about the documentary "Citizenfour," which chronicles Snowden's leak of National Security Agency documents. Carr, engaged as always, drew them out with pointed questions and wry observations to speak candidly about the film

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