Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The Legacy of the Bill Clinton and Hillary White House Years

When Bill Clinton was president

When Bill Clinton was president, he allowed Hillary to assume   authority  over a health care reform. Even after threats and intimidation, she couldn't even get a vote in a democratic controlled congress. 
This fiasco cost the American taxpayers about $13 million in cost  for   studies,  promotion, and other efforts. 
Then President Clinton gave Hillary authority over selecting a female   attorney  general.   Her  first two selections were Zoe Baird and Kimba Wood - both were forced to withdraw their names from consideration. 
Next she chose Janet Reno - husband Bill described her selection  as   "my  worst mistake." 
Some may not remember that Reno made the decision to gas David Koresh and the Branch Davidian religious sect in Waco, Texas resulting in dozens of deaths of women and children. 
Husband Bill allowed Hillary to make recommendations for the 
head of the Civil Rights Commission.  Lani Guinier was her selection.   When a little probing led to the discovery of Ms. Guinier's radical views, her name had to be withdrawn from consideration. 
Apparently a slow learner, husband Bill allowed Hillary to make some   more recommendations.   She chose former law partners Web Hubbell  for the Justice Department, Vince  Foster for the White House staff, and William Kennedy for the Treasury Department. 
Her selections went well: Hubbell went to prison, Foster (presumably)   committed  suicide, and Kennedy was forced to resign. 
Many younger votes will have no knowledge of "Travelgate."   Hillary   wanted to award unfettered travel contracts to Clinton friend Harry   Thompson  - and the White House Travel Office refused to comply.   She managed to have them reported to the FBI and fired.   This ruined their reputations, cost them their jobs, and caused a thirty-six month investigation.   Only one employee, Billy Dale was charged with a crime, and that of the enormous crime of mixing personal and White House funds.  A jury acquitted him of any crime in less than two hours. 
Still not convinced of her ineptness, Hillary was allowed to recommend   a  close Clinton friend, Craig Livingstone, for the position of Director of White House security. 
When Livingstone was investigated for the improper access of about  900 FBI files of Clinton enemies (Filegate) and the widespread use of   drugs by White House staff, suddenly Hillary and the president denied   even knowing Livingstone, and of course, denied knowledge of drug use in the White House. 
Following this debacle, the FBI closed its White House Liaison Office   after more than thirty years of service to seven presidents. 
Next, when women started coming forward with allegations of sexual  harassment and rape by Bill Clinton, Hillary was put in charge of the   "bimbo  eruption" and scandal defense.   Some of her more notable decisions in the debacle were: 
She urged her husband not to settle the Paula Jones lawsuit.   After the Starr investigation they settled with Ms. Jones. 
She refused to release the Whitewater documents, which led to the   appointment of Ken Starr as Special Prosecutor. 
After $80 million dollars of taxpayer money was spent, Starr's investigation led to Monica Lewinsky, which led to Bill lying about and later admitting his affairs. 
Hillary's devious game plan resulted in Bill losing his license to  practice law for 'lying under oath' to a grand jury and then his subsequent impeachment by the House of Representatives. 
Hillary avoided indictment for perjury and obstruction of justice during the Starr investigation by repeating, "I do not recall," "I have no recollection," and "I don't know" a total of 56 times while under oath. 
After leaving the White House, Hillary was forced to return an estimated  $200,000 in White House furniture, china, and artwork that she had stolen. 
What a swell party - ready for another four or eight years of this type of low-life  mess? 
Now we are exposed to the destruction of possibly incriminating emails while  Hillary was Secretary of State and the "pay to play" schemes of   the Clinton Foundation - we have no idea what shoe will fall next. 
But to her loyal fans - "What difference  does it make?" 
Electing Hillary Clinton president would be like granting Satan absolution  and giving him the keys to heaven!