Category Bill Clinton

Democrats in Dis-Array

With rumors flying that establishment Democrats might hand Hillary Clinton her hat before the Democratic Convention to replace her with Joe Biden, John Kerry or some other grey-suited hand-job for empire and the Chamber of Commerce, the greatness that is the U.S. in 2016 keeps mounting. … …In what dark, deeply-frozen corner of hell do […]

Bill Clinton – Apology To Human-Experiment Victims

The rise of the oligarchy and Barack Obama

Sam Smith 2010 Go back more than two decades and you find politicians like Nixon, Carter and Reagan who built their own political base; politicians such as Truman, Johnson, and Ford deeply rooted in conventional politics; Kennedy, whose family’s oligarchic inclinations were cut brutally short and FDR, who was hated by many of the elites. […]

Bill Clinton’s dark legacy

http://prorevnews.blogspot.com/2015/06/as-we-were-saying.html As we were saying. . . . The Review has been one of the few progressive journals willing to report on how conservative Bill Clinton actually was, the furthest to the right since at least Woodrow Wilson. So we’re glad to see Alternet catch up with the facts. Alternet  Prison-loving president. In May, on […]

QOTD: “Who knows, or cares, what Obama is thinking! “

It is as sure as a law of nature: neoliberal, imperialism-friendly Democrats can do for Republicans what Republicans cannot do for themselves, because they can get the opposition to go along or at least to acquiesce. This is a role Bill Clinton played and brought to perfection. Obama now stands poised to outdo even him. […]

How the conventional media creates its heroes and villains  

Sam Smith – In recent days I found myself taking another look at two stories from the past that I had followed closely but had failed to see the connection.The first was DC Mayor Marion Barry’s drug arrest in 1990 and other stories about his drug use during that period.The other was Arkansas Governor Bill […]

What is Clintonism?

http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/07/25/what-is-clintonism/ by ANDREW LEVINE There are no American politicians whose views on politics merit serious consideration for any reason other than the power they wield.  With only minor exceptions (from long ago), it has been this way since the founders’ generation passed. From genuine (though often mindless) conviction or to enhance their electoral prospects or […]