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Old 11-16-2007, 01:06 PM
 
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Hillary Clinton: Remarkably unqualified to be president

By DEROY MURDOCK
Scripps Howard News Service
2007-11-15 00:00:00

While Clinton has been an outspoken liberal activist since the 1960s, she never has run a business, a city, a state or a Cabinet department. She was a partner at Little Rock's Rose Law Firm, but did not administer it. Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families aside, she headed none of the nonprofits whose boards her Web site says she joined.

Since her 2000 election, Clinton never has chaired a Senate committee. However, she does lead the Senate Superfund and Environmental Health Subcommittee. As its Web site explains, the panel oversees "recycling, federal facilities and interstate waste."

Clinton has presided over something. She commanded the Wellesley College Republicans in 1965, and then became student-government president.


Despite repeated requests, Clinton's campaign did not identify the executive experiences that supposedly merit her presidency.


Conversely, Clinton's Democratic rivals display relevant resumes.

Bill Richardson was elected New Mexico's governor in 2002

elected in 1972, Delaware's Joseph Biden chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and also directed it between 2001 and 2003.

Chris Dodd, elected U.S. representative in 1974 and senator in 1980, chairs the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

Even far-left eccentric Rep. Dennis Kucinich was Cleveland's one-term mayor, years before his 1996 House win.

Elected in 2004, former Harvard Law Review President Barack Obama's credentials are limited.

Clinton's Republican competitors offer considerable executive dexterity:

Rudolph Giuliani was mayor of New York, America's largest city, with 8 million people. Between 1994 and 2002, he managed budgets as high as $40 billion and as many as 222,836 employees, a payroll surpassed only by Uncle Sam's and California's.

Mitt Romney founded Bain Capital, a prosperous enterprise, before becoming Massachusetts' one-term governor in 2002. His final, $36 billion budget funded 43,979 personnel who aided 6.4 million citizens.

Mike Huckabee was Arkansas governor between 1996 and 2006. His final, $15.6 billion budget financed 29,151 staffers who covered 2.8 million Arkansans.

Sen. John McCain was a decorated Navy pilot and Vietnam-era POW before his 1982 U.S. House victory. He was elected senator in 1986 and has chaired the committees on commerce and Indian affairs


To Clinton's credit, she represented America as first lady in 82 countries, perhaps her most pertinent duty.
This may qualify her for secretary of state, a position she could execute with energy and discipline.

However, facing a $2.9 trillion federal budget and 5,120,688 civilian and military employees,
Clinton is ill-equipped to become president of the United States, commander in chief of the armed forces and leader of the free world.


Her executive experience is lighter than a fistful of feathers.


Scripps Howard News Service (http://www.shns.com/shns/g_index2.cfm?action=detail&pk=MURDOCK-11-15-07 - broken link)
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Old 11-16-2007, 01:49 PM
 
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Hillary Clinton: Remarkably unqualified to be president...

no kidding.
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Old 11-16-2007, 01:52 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC (in my mind)
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She wouldn't even be a contender if it wasn't for having unwavering media support since 2000.
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Old 11-16-2007, 01:58 PM
 
Location: southern california
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we need a candidate that will win. its about winning and plugging the 3 trillion hole in the money bag. need it to happen quick. please democrats stop wasting time.
its my party and ill cry if i want to cry if i want to cry if i want to you'd cry too if
it happened to you.
(sing it)

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Old 11-16-2007, 03:23 PM
 
Location: OKC, OK
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Hillary is the classic example of name recognition. That is THE only reason she is ahead in the polls. She's riding on the skirt tails of Bill and I fear she's got a rude awakening if she makes it to the White House.....
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Old 11-16-2007, 03:32 PM
 
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Hillary is the classic example of name recognition. That is THE only reason she is ahead in the polls. She's riding on the skirt tails of Bill and I fear she's got a rude awakening if she makes it to the White House.....
Or our country, and those that so blithely vote her in will receive the rude awakening!
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Old 11-16-2007, 03:49 PM
 
Location: :0)1 CORINTHIANS,13*"KYRIE, ELEISON!"*"CHRISTE, ELEISON" KYRIE, ELEISON!"0)
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Thumbs up Hello Miborn! THANK YOU!

Thank you for posting this thread!!!

I AGREE WITH THE TITLE!

I hope we all WAKE UP SOON! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!


LETS VOTE FOR someone else PLEASE!!! NOT HER!!!


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Originally Posted by Miborn View Post
Hillary Clinton: Remarkably unqualified to be president

By DEROY MURDOCK
Scripps Howard News Service
2007-11-15 00:00:00

While Clinton has been an outspoken liberal activist since the 1960s, she never has run a business, a city, a state or a Cabinet department. She was a partner at Little Rock's Rose Law Firm, but did not administer it. Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families aside, she headed none of the nonprofits whose boards her Web site says she joined.

Since her 2000 election, Clinton never has chaired a Senate committee. However, she does lead the Senate Superfund and Environmental Health Subcommittee. As its Web site explains, the panel oversees "recycling, federal facilities and interstate waste."

Clinton has presided over something. She commanded the Wellesley College Republicans in 1965, and then became student-government president.


Despite repeated requests, Clinton's campaign did not identify the executive experiences that supposedly merit her presidency.


Conversely, Clinton's Democratic rivals display relevant resumes.

Bill Richardson was elected New Mexico's governor in 2002

elected in 1972, Delaware's Joseph Biden chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and also directed it between 2001 and 2003.

Chris Dodd, elected U.S. representative in 1974 and senator in 1980, chairs the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

Even far-left eccentric Rep. Dennis Kucinich was Cleveland's one-term mayor, years before his 1996 House win.

Elected in 2004, former Harvard Law Review President Barack Obama's credentials are limited.

Clinton's Republican competitors offer considerable executive dexterity:

Rudolph Giuliani was mayor of New York, America's largest city, with 8 million people. Between 1994 and 2002, he managed budgets as high as $40 billion and as many as 222,836 employees, a payroll surpassed only by Uncle Sam's and California's.

Mitt Romney founded Bain Capital, a prosperous enterprise, before becoming Massachusetts' one-term governor in 2002. His final, $36 billion budget funded 43,979 personnel who aided 6.4 million citizens.

Mike Huckabee was Arkansas governor between 1996 and 2006. His final, $15.6 billion budget financed 29,151 staffers who covered 2.8 million Arkansans.

Sen. John McCain was a decorated Navy pilot and Vietnam-era POW before his 1982 U.S. House victory. He was elected senator in 1986 and has chaired the committees on commerce and Indian affairs


To Clinton's credit, she represented America as first lady in 82 countries, perhaps her most pertinent duty.
This may qualify her for secretary of state, a position she could execute with energy and discipline.

However, facing a $2.9 trillion federal budget and 5,120,688 civilian and military employees,
Clinton is ill-equipped to become president of the United States, commander in chief of the armed forces and leader of the free world.


Her executive experience is lighter than a fistful of feathers.


Scripps Howard News Service (http://www.shns.com/shns/g_index2.cfm?action=detail&pk=MURDOCK-11-15-07 - broken link)
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Old 11-16-2007, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Boise
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I don't necessarily think hillary is the best option in the next election, but she certainly is better than what we got...
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Old 11-16-2007, 03:55 PM
 
Location: Tolland County- Northeastern CT
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I hate to disagree here

but Mrs. Clinton is just as qualified as any other person running for President, from either party. She is bright-very smart- has more brain power then most of the men running actually.



Its too bad the far right- has nothing better to do but vilify her- just as they do with anyone that may represent change.

I as a proud liberal, and lifelong democrat have not decided who to vote for- but Mrs Clinton stands far above the troglodytes of the republican party, who basically represent the past, and have become so right wing reactionary they may as well turn into a 'Fascist standing from a balcony'

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Old 11-16-2007, 04:09 PM
 
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Possessing intelligence of course is an important quality for a President to have, but they need much more. . .leadership skills, ethics, communication skills, vision, and an ability to unite our country. Unfortunately I don't see many of these qualities in Ms Clinton.
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