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Bettina Viviano Interview on the 2008 Campaign for the Democratic nomination

Original post made by Hillary Fan, Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks, on Jul 7, 2013

In this poignant interview Hollywood Film maker Bettina Viviano reveals how the Obama political machine stole the 2008 Democratic Nomination for President of the United States away from Hillary Clinton.

Web Link

Also it is alleged that Obama and McCain reached an agreement regarding eligibility based on birth since McCain was born in the Canal zone.

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Posted by Jumpin' Johnny McCain
a resident of another community
on Jul 7, 2013 at 6:17 pm

Wotta buncha noise! if this is the level of "info" in the video, don't waste your time: "it is alleged that Obama and McCain reached an agreement"

Hillary and Obama both sponsored and passed a senate bill declaring McCain eligible. An "alleged" agreement between Obama and Jumpin' Johnny? Silly, silly, silly. And dumb. Okay, factually incorrect and used to troll a bad meme.

It's a matter of public record; any tHANKful person can google it - May 1 2008:

"Yesterday, the Senate passed a resolution declaring that McCain is a natural-born citizen. The resolution was passed by unanimous consent. ...the bill was written and submitted by Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and co sponsored by both Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY), and Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)." (note it's always Dems that want more candidates running and Americans voting...)

Otherwise, hope ya had a good holiday, HL.

My opinion? That's the best move HC and BO ever made. Who knew McCain would implode so badly and make such wretched choices? America was saved from Jumpin' Johnny ("the economy is fine") McCain, Sarah Half-term-and-quit and we got a great Sec State to boot!

Happy (belated) Fourth, y'all!

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Posted by da man
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Jul 8, 2013 at 2:37 am

Bettina is just another Birther, refusing to believe that 'uppity' fellow who's President has the legitimate claim to the office. On top of that, she worked for Spielberg.

Gimme a break.

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Posted by Henry L. Rhence
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:51 am

He is still on the birther bandwagon? Yet claims to be on the Hillary bandwagon now. Uh-huh, we believe.

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Posted by Anna
a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Jul 9, 2013 at 1:32 pm

If you think it is alright for Obama to steal delegates away from Clinton then you are sadly mistaken. Clinton could run circles around Obama and she had the delegates which he stole from her. Perhaps you don't think that a woman is qualified to be president.

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Posted by 13th ave
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jul 9, 2013 at 1:44 pm

Anna: who are you talking to?

I read the above as our good buddy H wanting to stir the pot with a birther post about Obama, with the side benefit of the rising right attack on Hillary, just to smear her at every chance. They tried like crazy with Benghazi, then everyone asked congress why congress kept cutting security budgets for embassies. End of investigation.

As for "stealing" delegates, not going there. Hillary will get her chance in 2016. She has outlasted her Iraq vote, and redeemed it and more with an outstanding job at State.

to echo Jumping John: I too am 'tHANKful'. In my case, that we have Hillary on the bench for 2016.

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Posted by Hillary Fan
a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Jul 9, 2013 at 10:38 pm

When Hillary Clinton finishes her two terms in 2025 she will make Obama look like the bumbling incompetent he is. He has tarnished the Democrat name brand and has made it more difficult for Ms. Clinton's campaign for President. However, she shall prevail in spite of Obama's disastrous legacy he ius leaving behind. And it will take her all of the 8 years to dig our country out of the mess Obama has left behind.

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Posted by 13th ave
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:20 am

Hillary fan: This disaster belongs to Obama? Congrats, you're one of the few Hillary fans I've met who thinks the Bush Great Recession is Obama's fault.

*** Web Link

*** 800,000 jobs lost the very month that Obama took office (on the 21st of that month.) Obama has added millions of private sector jobs.

*** GDP 'growth' was at a negative 8%. Obama returned it to positive growth rates.

Granted, we should have higher job growth to reduce both the pain of this Bush Great Recession to individual Americans, and lower the deficit, but Obama can't get a jobs bill past the House GOP obstructionists.

They're just too busy with abortion votes (over 30) and ACA repeal votes (similar numbers.) Between golf, scotch, abortion and Obamacare votes, John Boehner doesn't have time for the jobs he promised in 2010.

"He has tarnished the Democrat name brand" by beating the best republican out there by 5 million votes, another landslide. Tarnish on, Mr President! Nice try, HL.

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Posted by Jon Huntsman fan
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:47 am

Also, I am what has been referred to above as tHANKful.

tHANKful I haven't ever run into a real Hillary supporter that would ever think of posting the fact-free trash that was posted about Obama: "the bumbling incompetent"? Ha!

Look at Hilary's competition! Just yesterday, another of the Rand family associates was outed as a clearcut racist! "The Southern Avenger" was co-author of Rand Paul's book! Now, who were we calling an incompetent politician? Hillary? Obama? Or is it any number of Hilary's potential 2016 opponents?

"A close aide to Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) who co-wrote the senator’s 2011 book spent years working as a pro-secessionist radio pundit and neo-Confederate activist, raising questions about whether Paul will be able to transcend the same fringe-figure associations that dogged his father’s political career.

Paul hired Jack Hunter, 39, to help write his book The Tea Party Goes to Washington during his 2010 Senate run. From 1999 to 2012, Hunter was a South Carolina radio shock jock known as the “Southern Avenger.” He has weighed in on issues such as racial pride and Hispanic immigration, and stated his support for the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. During public appearances, Hunter often wore a mask on which was printed a Confederate flag. Prior to his radio career, while in his 20s, Hunter was a chairman in the League of the South, which “advocates the secession and subsequent independence of the Southern States from this forced union and the formation of a Southern republic.”" Web Link

Toasting John Wilkes Booth? Calling MLK Day "the n-word day"? Advocating traitorous secession? Supporting the traitorous confederacy the South, and their criminal rebellion against America? All caused by the need of Southern aristocracy to keep men, women and children in chains for their personal profit?

Rand Paul. Like father, like son. And most of the rest of the republican party that thinks the criminal confederate flag is somehow a good thing, even though it is responsible for the deaths of half a million Americans, and who's primary existence was to perpetuate slavery of human beings.

Human beings that look remarkably similar to the President of these United States of America.

I'm surprised Obama only won by 5 million votes, against this party: Web Link

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Posted by neighbor
a resident of another community
on Jul 10, 2013 at 2:29 pm

Viviano is just another grandstander spouting inarticulate, bizarre, ridiculous nonsense. This person is looking for her 13 minutes of fame. Accusing the President of murder?

The Almanac should not be stooping to the level of the National Enquirer as too many other "news" outlets do these days.

I expect it won't be long before we see stories about Martians.

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Posted by Strong Women
a resident of Atherton: other
on Jul 10, 2013 at 2:47 pm

@13th Ave: Benoher is holding his 38th (thirty eighth) vote on ObamaCare, not 30th. What's that definition of insanity, again? Oh, right. So, he's the Jobs guy!

As for the abortion votes, those are more the province of the states, like today with the NC state leg, having failed to sneak drastic anti-constitutional anti-choice abortion language in a bill on Sharia Law (!), decided to hide it in a motorcycle safety law. "The Sharia law language from the Senate bill is not included in this latest House measure, but the motorcycle safety provisions are still in the bill." Read more here: Web Link

They can't do their dirty deeds in the light of day, so good strong women like Wendy Davis, an HRC favorite, have to fight for the constitutionally protected freedoms in bizarre scenarios like the above, or Texas' special sessions, called after the goppers failed to succeed under normal rules.

Then you have this winner - comparing the SFO tragedy with Obamacare. Makes one long for the days when the morons were talking about "legitimate rape".

"State Sen. Andy Sanborn, a potential Republican candidate for governor next year, said he is sorry for comparing Obamacare to the plane crash at the San Francisco airport that killed two people and injured dozens more." Read more: Web Link

Well, not really 'sorry', only sorry he got caught: "If I offended anyone I am sorry" The good ol' boy non-apology apology.

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Posted by Strong Women
a resident of Atherton: other
on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:05 am

One of Hillary Clinton's likely 2016 opponents just made the strangest statement I've ever heard from an (obviously faux) American patriot. To acknowledge he allows the thought of treason after taking an oath to our country:

“I'm not a fan of secession” Rand Paul, defining his co-author, the one who salutes John Wilkes Booth and wears the traitorous battle flag of America's enemy.

Not a fan? Not a fan not being an American. Okay. This is the guy who says he wouldn't have voted for the Civil Rights Act banning discrimination. This is the guy who votes against food for hungry children.

Hillary 2016. Check.

And since the Republicans are unlikely to find a gopper with either a heart or a brain by then: Hillary 2020.

Back to John Boneher's "accomplishment" tally:

"House GOP: 44 Abortion Bills, 99 Religion Bills, 71 Family Relationship Bills, 36 Marriage Bills, 0 Jobs Bills." Web Link Smaller government, my (well exercised) @##. Benoher wants his big government in my church, my family, my marriage, my bedroom and my v*****.

Awww, the heck with it, they make it so easy: Wendy Davis/Chelsea Clinton 2024


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Posted by F Abby
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Hillary Fan, looking good - although these polls aren't worth the paper they're printed on, she's happier than the boys are! Web Link

Hillary Clinton: 46
Chris Christie: 40 (for academic purposes only, as one can't imagine CC winning his primary)

Hillary Clinton: 50
Rand Paul: 38

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Posted by Hillary Fan
a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:15 am

The National Journal has published an article entitled "Do Women Make Better Senators Than Men?"

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The answer is yes for the reason stated in the article. Now the next question is Do Women Make Better Presidents Than Men? Unfortunately both Men and Women are afraid to find out. Perhaps in 2016 we will finally have an answer and will be pleased with the results.

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Posted by Jose
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:42 pm

Another reason that 2016 is Hillary's for the taking Web Link Listen to either local or national Hispanic media, it's obvious that it is far too late for Rinse Prewash to get the Latino vote back in time. When you lose Jorge Ramos, you're toast.

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Posted by rr
a resident of Portola Valley: other
on Jul 18, 2013 at 7:01 am

Voter suppression in the southern states will carry the day in 2016. Hilary will not run. Christie will abandon NJ for greener nd fatter pstures and be the next president.

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