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Sunday, June 29, 2014

Hillary Clinton claimed that, at the moment she and her husband were signing up for $18 million in book deals, that they were "dead broke."


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Harry Reid (who lives in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel) said liberals are getting bullied by Republican billionaires but the Democratic Party "doesn't have many billionaires" behind it.

Joe Biden (family earnings: $407,000 last year plus a free house, driver, meals, etc.) claims he "I don't own a single stock or bond. . . . I have no savings accounts . . . I'm the poorest man in Congress." (Triple fail: Joe isn't poor, isn't in Congress and wouldn't be the poorest member of it if he were.)


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well the main reason is these people are liars because they get away with it.....hear ANYTHING ON alphabet networks about BIDEN being a 'you know what" lIAR about his savings account and investments?

#1 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2014-06-29 01:50 PM | Reply | Flag:

AND SOMEONE should ask her how they could be broke...

not after the CROOKS STOLE almost 200K in 'stuff" from the white house on their way out...


#2 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2014-06-29 03:53 PM | Reply | Flag:

Donald Trump once said there is a big difference between being broke and being poor.

#3 | Posted by REDIAL at 2014-06-29 05:07 PM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 1


#4 | Posted by mysterytoy at 2014-06-29 05:58 PM | Reply | Flag:

well the main reason is these people are liars because they get away with it.....

#1 | Posted by afkabl2

Which reminds me of Mitt Romney and his financial "disclosure". I was actually hoping he'd run again in 2016, to see if he had such brass balls twice.

#5 | Posted by Zed at 2014-06-29 06:30 PM | Reply | Flag:

I hope Michelle Obama runs against Hillary. Michelle would be two for the price of one candidate.

#6 | Posted by mysterytoy at 2014-06-29 06:47 PM | Reply | Flag:

Hillary Clinton $225,000 speaker fee

"A Hillary Clinton speech in Las Vegas will cost the University of Nevada $225,000. That fee leaves Mitt Romney in the dust, and as voters shift their views of the presumed presidential candidate, it has focused more attention on her finances. There's nothing particularly unusual about Hillary Rodham Clinton's $225,000 fee for her upcoming speech at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. In March, the University of California at Los Angeles paid $300,000 for a similar event with Mrs. Clinton, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The difference is that some students – facing a 17 percent tuition hike over the next four years – have asked her to give the money back, and that is it now increasingly open season on Clinton.

Of course, speaking fees for former politicians is hardly stop-the-presses stuff, though Clinton appears to be doing rather well for herself. During his presidential run in 2012, Newt Gingrich was criticized for charging speaking fees of $60,000. The same year, Mitt Romney characterized his $374,000 in speaking fees from February 2010 to February 2011 as "not very much," which, of course, it isn't compared with Clinton's haul this year.

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Then again, that's probably not the company Clinton would like to keep. While she has never quite managed her husband's populist touch (then again, who has?), she'd rather not be lumped in with a man whose popular image conjured up the world "plutocrat."

But that's what happened earlier this month when she said that her family was "dead broke" when it left the White House. More recently, she doubled down in trying to distinguish her family from the "truly well off" by noting that the Clintons pay taxes at a regular rate (about 31 percent)."

These politicians are not one of us regular people and I laugh every time that the republicans or any democrat trys to claim that.

#7 | Posted by zack991 at 2014-06-29 09:23 PM | Reply | Flag:

What does Mrs. Clinton making big bucks on speaking engagements in 2014 have to do with her financial situation 15 years ago?

I find it hard to believe that anyone whose husband was making $200K a year with an all expense paid life can actually have been broke, but earnings today have nothing to do with the situation in 2000.

Does anyone know the actual context of the "we were broke" thing?

#8 | Posted by REDIAL at 2014-06-29 11:26 PM | Reply | Flag:

Their legal fees had bankrupted them while they were in public office. They had to work and make deals to pay their debts and save again.

If they didn't take the opportunities they had, they would have been penniless.

Obviously they had many ways to make money, so they went ahead and remedied the situation.

#9 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2014-06-30 02:35 AM | Reply | Flag:

Also, Biden has been ranked poorest in congress. It's true.

The article posted is the one filled with lies.

#10 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2014-06-30 02:36 AM | Reply | Flag:

"Their legal fees had bankrupted them..."

I forgot about that. No wonder POTUS salary doubled right after President Clinton left office.

#11 | Posted by REDIAL at 2014-06-30 07:30 AM | Reply | Flag:

The reason they had all of the legal fees is b/c Bill continuously sexually harrassed women that worked for him. Then he would have to pay out of court settlments. That's why they were "dead broke".

#12 | Posted by Dalton at 2014-06-30 09:04 AM | Reply | Flag:

"That's why they were "dead broke"."

So afkibbletoo is just hyperventilating over nothing again.

Thought as much.

#13 | Posted by REDIAL at 2014-06-30 09:20 AM | Reply | Flag:

The article posted is the one filled with lies.

#10 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2014

the man said he had no savings account.....someone investigated and saw that he had about 15,000 in a SAVING account..

that's not much by those standards but he SAID HE HAD NO SAVINGS ACCOUNT>.

outside of LA DE DA LIBERAL world...THAT"S A LIE !!!

#14 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2014-06-30 10:50 AM | Reply | Flag:

they lie because there are people who apologize for them and millions others believe them.....and they get away with it because the media supports the lies.

#15 | Posted by afkabl2 at 2014-06-30 10:52 AM | Reply | Flag:

#15 | Posted by afkabl2

You're just retarded, dude.


#16 | Posted by Dave at 2014-06-30 02:56 PM | Reply | Flag: | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 3


Dave, why do you bother to post here?

#17 | Posted by paneocon at 2014-06-30 03:00 PM | Reply | Flag:

#17 | Posted by paneocon

To irritate meatheads like you.

Why do you post here?


#18 | Posted by Dave at 2014-06-30 03:24 PM | Reply | Flag: | Newsworthy 2

They lie so that the Hoi Polloi will will identify with them and vote for them - and of course 'boobus americanus' does just that. Yes it is pathetic, yet still it works.

#19 | Posted by MSgt at 2014-06-30 11:53 PM | Reply | Flag:

Reference my post #19 above: If the shoe fits libbies, live with it.

#20 | Posted by MSgt at 2014-06-30 11:54 PM | Reply | Flag:


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