Sunday, January 17, 2016

The Bill Clinton Question (Is he a rapist?)

New York Times ^ | January 16, 2016 | Ross Douthat 

Then there's the narrative that I suspect most Americans believe, in which the former president was much more of a tomcat in Arkansas, and probably has tomcatted occasionally in his post-presidency -- but always consensually, and lately in ways that have minimized exposure or embarrassment.
If either of these narratives are true, then Clinton's sex life will be a non-issue in 2016. If an adulterer, even a frequent adulterer, is all he is, then an America that didn't want him impeached in the 1990s isn't going to object to having him as the First Gentlemen today.
But suppose you believe the Broaddrick story. Liberals dismissed it during the impeachment days, but if you read the summary of the case from the (mostly liberal) Dylan Matthews at the (mostly liberal) website Vox, this dismissal looks unfair. There's an inescapable he-said/she-said dynamic, but one need not be a "believe all rape allegations" absolutist to find her claim persuasive.
If she's telling the truth, then Clinton's sexual past becomes something more predatory. The slippage between a powerful man's dalliances and straightforward predation is something that could happen just once. But looked at in the light of a credible rape allegation, there are all sorts of Clinton stories -- the Willey and Jones cases, the rumors collected by Jones's lawyers, the old tales of state troopers being used as procurers, the 2002 globetrotting on the jet of a billionaire who's also a convicted statutory rapist -- that could suggest a darker pattern, tending toward the Cosby-esque.
The truth about Bill Clinton's past, then, is that we don't actually know the truth. And even in our tabloid-driven age, it's quite possible that we simply never will.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...

48% of Americans Favor Closing Borders

 48% of Americans Favor Closing Borders,
Halting ALL Immigration NOW


According to a new Ipsos-MORI poll, 48% of Americans -and 44% Britons- now favor halting all immigration into their besieged countries...
stopping not just Muslims, but everybody. These numbers represent
about a five-point jump...

Other fun facts: 95% of people in the UK -and 91% of Americans- expect there to be a major terrorist strike on their respective homeland over the coming 12 months... that's a pretty dark outlook to have to get up and face everyday, and over time it's bound to take a toll on you.

Hillary and Obama sure are fond of telling us how 'un-American' we are for attempting to salvage what's left of this battered, rudderless country by putting the brakes on their stealth-Islamic-invasion schemes. 

But this is still a democracy, one with a YUGE election coming up... and as the above polling shows, a solid half the country would like to seal the borders ASAP- looks like there's some major disagreement as to what being 'American' means, so we'll settle that next November.

And Trump's luck just keeps rolling... his Mexican border wall -which once sounded outlandish- now appears quite reasonable, as people are practically yearning for one all-round the country. Cruz also benefiting politically from today's unsettling security environment.


My own pet issue has long been foreign policy and national defense, and was long astonished at Obama's dumb luck in this area, no major terrorist hit on US, etc.

But now the dumb luck has turned to lame-duck, one detached from mature, responsible leadership of the free world and who's nation's adversaries can't miss the stench of weakness. 

The ultra-major disaster never came -not yet- but the massive vacuum created by a clueless, Muslim-apoligist Obama stumbling through his last year-and-a-half has all but ensured major American strategic setbacks throughout the world- might even have trouble in Korea, Taiwan, and South America by the time January 2017 gets here. Let's just pray ISIS doesn't pull off anything big.

It's open-season on American interests and allies worldwide... Putin, Chinese, Iranians, ISIS sure to take a chunk out of us- what's to prevent them. Expect Russia to stake out claims in the arctic and build a heavily-armed mini-Crimea in Syria.

Obama always scared the hell out of me with his foreign policy -as it were- because he seemed to be headed the wrong direction on everything. Now the savage atmosphere produced by Obama's worldwide surrender/alliance with Islam is so frightening and dangerous that most normal Americans feel the need to wall-off the country like a castle in the Middle Ages. 

The Israelis must be scared-half-to-death, just hoping to survive
another 18 months under the Obama regime's corrosive influence.

What a godawful mess...

HATE!

POLL: The Only Thing Chicagoans HATE More than Mayor Rahm Emanuel is the Green Bay Packers (!)


The campaign of a Democratic challenger to former-Obama-WH-Chief-of-Staff (and incumbent Chicago mayor) Rahm Emanuel -Chicago Alderman 
Bob Fioretti- commissioned a poll this month to kick off his 2015 Chicago mayoral campaign... 

Intended to measure the mood of the world's largest cowtown in the twilight of Rahmbo's first term, the news wasn't good for the snotty former ballerina:

  • 49% of participants had an unfavorable opinion of
    'sitting in morning traffic'
  • 51% had an unfavorable opinion of Fox News
  • 52% had an unfavorable opinion of Mayor Emanuel
  • 58% had an unfavorable opinion of the
    Green Bay Packers

So those polled (500 Chicagoans) hate Mayor Emanuel a bit more than morning traffic, but still not quite as much as the locally-loathed Green Bay Packers-

Of course, a spokes-weasel from Emanuel's office promptly dismissed the results as 'a silly poll from a candidate who apparently has nothing better to
do or say.'

Fioretti responded by telling them to lighten up.

Clearly, almost anybody seems more appealing to Chicagoans than
Rahm Emanuel at this point- and the hyper-ambitious lil' thuglet's political future looks bleaker by the day.

Good thing they didn't compare hisshonor to going to the dentist,
eating an insect, or having all the hairs on your body plucked simultaneously... that could have been really embarrassing.

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