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Bill Clinton in 1996: GOP Opposed Commerce Department Because It Was Run By "A Black Democrat"

Clinton also joked that the Republicans "need a rabies shot."

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During a January 1996 staff session, while then-President Bill Clinton and his staff were working on his upcoming State of the Union speech, Clinton let loose in a long rant about a Republican proposal to gut the Commerce Department. One reason for the GOP opposition to the government agency was race, he noted. Republicans in Congress, Clinton said, only began to dislike the Commerce Department after he appointed an African-American to head the department.

"The reason they want to get rid of the Department of Commerce," Clinton said, "is they are foaming at the mouth that Ron Brown is better than all of those Republican corporate executives who got those cheeky jobs because they gave big money to Republican presidential candidates. And here is this black guy who is a better Secretary of Commerce than anybody since Herbert Hoover, which he was a success at."

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Bubba was always ahead of his time.

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2014-06-07 01:34 PM | Reply | Flag:

"Bill Clinton in 1996: Republicans "need a rabies shot.""

Was that before, during or after he was molesting every woman in sight and smearing the ones that spoke up as "----- and nuts"?

#2 | Posted by nullifidian at 2014-06-07 02:29 PM | Reply | Flag:

#2

Just another rwinger.

#3 | Posted by Corky at 2014-06-07 02:31 PM | Reply | Flag:

Clinton then summoned Obama to fetch his bags (after that workout video, I hope they were lightly packed).

#4 | Posted by 101Chairborne at 2014-06-07 02:55 PM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

#3 |

Truth hurts.

#5 | Posted by nullifidian at 2014-06-07 02:56 PM | Reply | Flag:

What CORKY could play the race card before 12:00 today? No Scooby Doo biscuits for you.

#6 | Posted by paneocon at 2014-06-07 03:28 PM | Reply | Flag:

""You know, Ted, a few years ago this guy [Obama] would be getting us coffee." "

--Slick Willy

#7 | Posted by nullifidian at 2014-06-07 03:32 PM | Reply | Flag:

This is the thread where the non-players get out their sexual frustration by hating on a real player.

There are many ligitemate gripes to harbor, but him getting more stinky pinky than you is a losers grudge.

#8 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2014-06-07 04:33 PM | Reply | Flag:

"There are many ligitemate gripes to harbor"

Like outsourcing the American economy?

#9 | Posted by nullifidian at 2014-06-07 05:02 PM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1

One can only dream of the nation we could have had if only the Republicans had gotten their rabies shots.....because they certainly do behave today as rabid dogs. Just look at their behavior this past week of Sgt. Bergdahl, they don't even have the facts yet they are already throwing a rope over a tree branch getting ready to hang him. Rabid.

#10 | Posted by danni at 2014-06-08 09:40 AM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1

Danni,
[...] there were a plethora of examples of soldiers being accused of crimes in Iraq that you and your hypocritical misfits had convicted (and the accusers were Iraqi). Now, the eyewitness accusers are American soldiers and you and the other Obama meat shields are pretending Bergdahl isn't a pos scumbag just to protect your god.

Remember Haditha?

#11 | Posted by 101Chairborne at 2014-06-08 09:48 AM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1

"Now, the eyewitness accusers are American soldiers and you and the other Obama meat shields are pretending Bergdahl isn't a pos scumbag just to protect your god. "

I'm not pretending anything, I'm just waiting for the investigation.

#12 | Posted by danni at 2014-06-08 02:27 PM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1

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