Articles Tagged “Hillary Clinton”

  • Christopher Stevens

    Thoughts on Killing of U.S. Ambassador Stevens

    While anti-American feeling is strong in parts of the Middle East, the attacks in Egypt and Libya were really a case of political opportunism by the Salafist Islamic extremists who are unhappy with the success of the more moderate Islamist and secularist parties in Egypt and Libya.

  • Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks at prosthetic limbs during a tour
the Cooperative Orthotic Prosthetic Enterprise in Vientiane, Laos.
Photo courtesy Brendan Smialowski, AFP/Getty Images.

    Mending Fences in Laos

    Earlier this month U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first high level U.S. official to visit Laos since the Vietnam War. Although not touted as such, the visit was an effort to mend fences with Laos, the most heavily bombed nation per capita in history.

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    Gender Equality: Is There a War on Women?

    Peggy Noonan of the Wall Street Journal sums it best as she writes, “The war is against women in American public life, in politics and media most obviously, but in other spheres as well. Leaders who are women are publicly demeaned and diminished because they are women. Women are the object of sexual slurs and vulgar sexual terms, meant to tear down and embarrass.”

  • Live from Denver: Obama Wins California Roll Call Vote

    Supervisor Chris Daly proudly holds up his reissued DNC delegate pass. Photo by London Breed By Chris Daly August 27, 2008, 4:15 p.m. Denver, CO — For all you California Democrats out there who are…

  • Why Hillary Wasn’t Chosen

    Why Hillary Wasn’t Chosen

    By Jill Chapin August 27, 2008 After watching Hillary Clinton’s stunningly powerful and classy convention speech last night, I understand why Rudi Guiliani said that Barack Obama should have picked her as his running mate.…

  • Where Were Your Manners, Hillary?

    Where Were Your Manners, Hillary?

    By Jill Chapin June 4, 2008 Hillary, Hillary, what were you thinking at your “concession” speech the other night? Didn’t your mother teach you to be a gracious loser, to accept defeat with dignity, and…

  • Regularly Scheduled Programming

    By Terry Canaan May 30, 2008 The big news today is that the Rules Committee for the Democratic Convention will meet today and tomorrow and bang out a some sort of compromise on the delegates…

  • Hillary’s Math Problem

    Chelsea Clinton and Senator Hillary Clinton. File photo via WireImage By Terry Canaan May 21, 2008 The candidate stood in front of a backdrop of smiling supporters, as candidates always do. One supporter waved a…

  • The Facts: Clinton comes up short

    From Barack Obama Campaign Manager David Plouffe (excerpted) April 23, 2008 Last night, Senator Clinton used up her last, best chance to cut appreciably into Barack Obama’s elected delegate lead. She came up short. In…

  • Obama bounces back in Steelton, PA

    Obama bounces back in Steelton, PA

    April 13, 2008 FCJ EditorMore Posts

  • The CrackBerry Chronicles: Nowruz Deed-o Bazdeed

    Elaine Santore, Sopida Siadat, Beyond Persia’s Lalé Welsh, and Sasaneh Solaimani. Photos by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore March 24, 2008 Nowruz Deed-o Bazdeed After a week of anti-war protests, police brutality and comment sockpuppetry,…

  • Poll: McCain bests Obama, ClintonNader wins 5%, taking more support from Democrats

    Poll: McCain bests Obama, Clinton
    Nader wins 5%, taking more support from Democrats

    From Zogby International March 16, 2008 Riding high after locking up his party’s presidential nomination, Republican John McCain of Arizona has moved ahead of both of his potential Democratic Party rivals in a national general…

  • The CrackBerry Chronicles:
    Spitzer escort becomes latest notorious nobody

    Elaine Santore Photo by Luke Thomas By Elaine Santore March 14, 2008 Spitzer escort becomes the latest notorious nobody Whenever my dad visits his family in upstate New York, they always ask him, “So, how’s…

  • Time for HOPE!

    District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photo by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly March 11, 2008 People-powered politics is sweeping across the country. From large urban centers to small towns, people are energized about Democratic politics…

  • Grade School Politics

    Bollocks to the rules! Senator Hillary Clinton, who trails Senator Barack Obama in total delegates, number of states won, and the popular vote, now wants to change the rules to cheat a path to the…

  • Court Jester reviews BOS agenda,
    pays tribute to Baghdad Bob and Howard Wolfson

    h. “Court Jester” brown. Photo by Luke Thomas By h. brown March 4, 2008 Does Clinton have Obama “Trapped at the airport?” (Howard Wolfson as ‘Bagdhad Bob’) I haven’t seen a picture of Clinton spokesman…

  • Who’s Helping the Republicans, Gavin?

    District 6 Supervisor Chris Daly Photo by Luke Thomas By Chris Daly March 2, 2008 Last week, just before jetting off to Texas to once again stump for Hillary Clinton, Gavin Newsom penned this diary…