Posts tagged "Bill Clinton"

Broke ITT's mistake was not paying off Bill Clinton

A tale of two for-profit schools: Federal regulators choked for-profit ITT Technical Institute to death, forcing it to shut its doors, laying of thousands. ITT failed to slip Bill Clinton the envelope. No such problems for Laureate International Universities, the for-profit that lagged  Bill Clinton $17.6 million to serve as its “honorary chancellor.” You can’t make up this stuff.... Read more »

Hillary Clinton, congenital liar

Some regular readers were disappointed, well, perhaps upset is a better word, that yesterday I posted an essay calling Donald Trump, a textbook narcissist. Even so, they said, he’s better than Hillary Clinton, that congenital liar. For me, it’s hard to tell which one, Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, is the worse sociopath.  Or which one would... Read more »

Good riddance, Roger Ailes

As the accusations of sexual harassment against Fox News chief Roger Ailes pile up, the reasons for his dismissal multiply. The alleged groping, and a boss’s threats  to destroy an employee’s career if she doesn’t flop into bed with him–all are not to be tolerated. Besides, who would want to do the deed with this... Read more »
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Do you think that Hillary will divorce Bill if she finally gets what she wants--the presidency?

For decades now, the question has been asked: Why does’t Hillary Clinton divorce that cheating dirtbag, Bill Clinton? The stock answer typically has been because she will need him if she ever decides to run for president. Cynical, yes. But do you have a better explanation? The general observation  has been: What woman in her... Read more »

FBI won't recommend Hillary Clinton indictment; no surprise there

UPDATED: To no one’s surprise, the FBI won’t seek the indictment of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. And to no one’s surprise, the announcement came just a few days after husband Bill had a private meeting with the FBI’s boss, Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Just days after Lynch said she would accept the FBI’s recommendation,... Read more »

Why I abandoned the Democratic Party

Check out: Why I mourn the death of JFK, America’s first neoconservative president. The link is here.  Hint: It abandoned me I came across this column I wrote for the Chicago Sun-Times in 1996 just prior to the Democratic National Convention held in Chicago at which Bill Clinton and Al Gore for nominated for re-election... Read more »
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Syria's Bashar Assad's immoral use of chemical weapons

America is on standby. Not as in Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By your Man.” Or as in Rob Reiner’s excellent coming-of-age movie, “Stand By Me.” Not as in “flying standby.” Or, “Please stand by, we’ll have our technical problems fixed in a moment.” No, America has become more like the dozens of neighbors of Kitty Genovese,... Read more »

Mel Reynolds Got Out of Jail In 2001, compliments of Bill Clinton. Why?

Carol Felsenthal asks the question in ChicagoMag.com. Why, indeed?

Are the Dems really that clueless about health care?

WASHINGTON– The last time I heard Newt Gingrich predict that Republicanswould take over Congress was 16 years ago when he was pushing his “Contract with America.” I said he was crazy then, but he turned out to be right. Now, he’s predicting that Republicans this year will take over Congress again–the House and the Senate — and not... Read more »
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58% Say Politics Behind Nobel Awards

Americans appear not to be buying the idea that the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to President Barack Obama has nothing to do with politics. Only 21 percent say that politics has nothing to do with it, according to a new Rasmussen poll. It said: Americans are much more skeptical of the motivation behind the awarding... Read more »
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