Friday, November 30, 2007

Hillary for Dummies:
10 Hillary Clinton Quotes on the Issues

10 Hillary Clinton quotes on the issues to start your day.

Two weeks ago,the news was about Hillary Clinton's flip flops on driver's licenses for illegal immigrants. For or against? No one, including Clinton, seemed to know.

The focus has since turned on the experience Clinton brings to the table in her quest for the 2008 Presidency.

To answer both questions about her stand on the issues and her experience, DBKP presents this capsule view of the 2008 Clinton platform--in her own words. Carry it with you for quick reference.

Tax policy:
* "The tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're going to have to cut that short and not give that to you. We are going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."
--San Francisco fund-raiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer - 6/8/2004

Small Business Growth:
* "I can't worry about every under capitalized business"
--Testimony before congress on the effects of Nationalized Health Care.

The War on Terror:
* "It's been said, and I think it's accurate, that my husband was obsessed by terrorism in general and al-Qaida in particular."
--Dateline, NBC 4/16/2004

Executive Privilege:
* "I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president."
--Commenting on release of subpoenaed documents in 2000.

Religious Issues
* "I have to confess that it's crossed my mind that you could not be a Republican and a Christian."
--Richmond Times-Dispatch, 1997
* "I have to admit that a good deal of what my husband and I have learned (about Islam) has come from our daughter."
--U.S. presidential reception - 2/20/1996

The U.S. Constitution
* "A right-wing network was after his (husband Bill Clinton) presidency...including perverting the Constitution."
--20/20, ABC 6/8/2003

Media Matters:
* "I mean, you've got a conservative and right-wing press presence with really nothing on the other end of the political spectrum."
--aired on C-Span, 1/19/1997

The Importance of The Historical Record:
* "Heavens, no! It could get subpoenaed. I can't write anything."
--Asked in 1996 interview if she as US First Lady was keeping a diary, hours before a jury in Little Rock, Arkansas, returned guilty verdicts against Clintons' business partners.

* "The great story here for anybody willing to find it, write about it and explain it is this vast right-wing conspiracy that has been conspiring against my husband since the day he announced for president."
--NBC's Today show interview January 1998

Clear, concise, compact: the 2008 Hillary Clinton stand on the issues, in her own words.

Never again be confused.

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