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  Biography of William J. Clinton
President Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas, three months after his father died in a traffic accident.
Clinton was graduated from Georgetown University and in 1968 won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University.
Clinton was elected Arkansas Attorney General in 1976, and won the governorship in 1978.
www.whitehouse.gov /history/presidents/bc42.html   (607 words)

  
 Bill Clinton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clinton grew up in a traditional, albeit blended, family; however, according to Clinton, his stepfather was a gambler and an alcoholic who regularly abused Clinton's mother and sometimes Clinton's half-brother Roger, Jr.
Clinton won the 1992 Presidential election (43.0% of the vote) against Republican George H. Bush (37.4% of the vote) and billionaire populist H.
Clinton spoke to the students, faculty and alumni of Tulane and of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina that Tulane students had known firsthand.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bill_Clinton   (4518 words)

  
 In the Issue: Byron York on Clinton on National Review Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Another problem with Clinton's decision to assign the investigation exclusively to law enforcement was that law enforcement in the new administration was in turmoil.
But the Clinton administration stuck with its theory that the bombing was the work of a loose network of terrorists working apart from any government sponsorship.
Clinton was right when he said history might care little about the prosperity of his era.
www.nationalreview.com /york/york-issue112901.shtml   (3144 words)

  
 Doug Bandow on Clinton-Gore & Civil Liberties on National Review Online
The administration did, however, use the Oklahoma City bombing as an excuse to propose sweeping new federal powers — such as restricting the right of habeas corpus and expanding use of wiretaps — even though proponents were unable to point to a single example where civil-liberties protections prevented the police from deterring terrorism.
Clinton, Gore and Company, who constituted the most wiretap-friendly administration in U.S. history, essentially sought to eliminate the requirement of a warrant for searches from the Fourth Amendment.
Marijuana arrests were up 50 percent over Bush-41 years and the Clinton-Gore administration consistently sought to frustrate state voters who approved measures to allow the desperately ill — victims of AIDS and cancer, in particular — from using marijuana to ease their nausea and pain.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-bandow091602.asp   (1603 words)

  
 Criticism of Clinton Administration Failures
Clinton supporters at the 1992 Democratic convention prevented participation by Jerry Brown (now of We the People) and Robert Casey, both of whom had been elected governor of major states.
The Clinton administration has done nothing to control the cost of directory assistance calls, which used to be free from pay phones.
Clinton's appointments for Secretary of Defense have continued the consistent domination of the armed forces by white males.
www.rev.net /~aloe/clinton   (1536 words)

  
 The Clintongate Administration
Jaunita Broaddrick, a former Clinton campaigner in Arkansas, appeared on national television and accused Clinton of raping her in the late seventies.
Before leaving the White House, members of the Clinton administration, particularly the Vice Presidents office, are reported to have vandalized the Whitehouse as a "prank" on the incoming Republican administration.
Clinton is essentially arguing that the law doesn't apply to him because he was elected and because he said he was sorry (a bad apology at that).
members.tripod.com /~GOPcapitalist/clinton-scandals.html   (4631 words)

  
 Clinton Administration threatens suit against gun industry - December 8, 1999
He said the administration prefers that the industry reach a settlement in outstanding lawsuits, but if it doesn't, the administration is prepared to sue on behalf of 3,000 public housing authorities and their three million residents.
Reed said the Clinton Administration would like to see the gun industry do a number of things, such as stop providing guns to dealers whose guns end up in a large number of crimes and add safety features to firearms.
Reed said the administration will keep fighting for legislation, and said the threat of a lawsuit is another way of keeping pressure on the gun industry to make changes.
edition.cnn.com /1999/ALLPOLITICS/stories/12/08/clinton.guns/index.html   (525 words)

  
 The Militant - 9/16/96 -- Clinton Bombs Iraq With Solid Bipartisan Support
Clinton also declared a 60-mile extension of the wide swath of territory in southern Iraq where Washington, London, and Paris decreed a ban on flights by Iraqi aircraft following the 1990-91 Gulf War.
Clinton set the political framework for the assault on Iraq in his August 29 speech at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago, where he formally accepted the Democratic nomination for president.
The president singled out the Cuban government for attack, saying that "Cuba must finally join the community of democracies." Repeating the false claim that Cuba is undemocratic, the Clinton administration has in the past four years taken a number of aggressive measures against the workers and farmers government in that Caribbean nation.
www.themilitant.com /1996/6032/6032_2.html   (2508 words)

  
 Clinton Administration Record on HIV/AIDS - The Body
In addition, President Clinton announced the Millennium Vaccine Initiative on May 31, 2000 which calls for sharp increases in vaccine research at the National Institutes of Health, new investments for the purchase and delivery of existing vaccines and a substantial tax credit for the private sector to speed the development of new vaccines.
In 1998, President Clinton declared HIV/AIDS to be a severe and ongoing health crisis in racial and ethnic minority communities and announced a comprehensive new initiative in collaboration with the Congressional Black Caucus to improve the nation's effectiveness in preventing and treating HIV/AIDS in the African-American, Hispanic and other minority communities.
President Clinton asked that a meeting of state and local individuals involved in both public health and substance abuse prevention be convened to develop an action plan that integrates prevention of HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.
www.thebody.com /hhs/clinton.html   (3734 words)

  
 The New American - The Clinton Administration’s Terrorism Connections - November 25, 1996   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
As with President Clinton’s September 24th warning to drug traffickers and terrorists that “you have no place to run, you have no place to hide,” Gorelick’s election-year boilerplate is not likely to strike mortal fear into the hearts of terrorists anywhere.
No matter, the Clinton Administration insists that Assad must be part of the phony “peace process” and has shamelessly courted Damascus with over 30 excursions by Warren Christopher to this ruthless, two-bit narco-terrorist prison-state.
Clinton has romanced and endorsed Yeltsin in spite of revelations that members of his government armed and trained the Aum Shinrikyo cult for its deadly sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway.
www.thenewamerican.com /tna/1996/vo12no24/vo12no24_clinton.htm   (1249 words)

  
 Bill Clinton's failure on terrorism - The Washington Times: Editorials/OP-ED   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This was one of the greatest intelligence failures of the Clinton years as the result of orders that came from the Clinton White House." Had the Clinton administration accepted and examined these files, countless terrorists could have been tracked.
The issue finally resolved itself thus: "The Clinton Administration refused to work with the government of Sudan," and so all the Sudanese efforts to help us by cooperating in the capture and delivery of bin Laden failed.
This is the long sad story of the Clinton Administration's blind refusal to accept offer after offer to deliver one of the world's terrorist leaders before and after his minions killed thousands in various terrorist attacks.
www.washtimes.com /op-ed/20030901-102359-9067r.htm   (830 words)

  
 The Bill Clintongate Administration
As the history of the Clintongate administration is written, many contemplate the central issue of Bill's term in office: his impeachment.
Clinton is only the second president to ever have been impeached.
In otherwords, Clinton lied under oath and those lies were material to the trial - the standards needed to prove perjury.
members.tripod.com /~GOPcapitalist/clintonpage.html   (3424 words)

  
 The Clinton Administration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although Clinton was never charged with rape or sexual assault, strong evidence of such crimes convinced many doubters in the House to impeach Clinton with a feeble hope that the evidence of Clinton's far more serious crimes would somehow emerge during a Senate trial.
Clinton's lingering rage over the impeachment probably comes mostly from his having suffered the biggest scare in his long criminal career.
Clinton was never tried by the Senate for a simple reason: the Clintons possessed FBI dossiers on every Republican senator, and they knew it.
www.oilempire.us /clinton.html   (4829 words)

  
 Clinton first linked al Qaeda to Saddam - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - June 25, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Clinton administration talked about firm evidence linking Saddam Hussein's regime to Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network years before President Bush made the same statements.
In fact, during President Clinton's eight years in office, there were at least two official pronouncements of an alarming alliance between Baghdad and al Qaeda.
Clinton ordered air strikes on al Qaeda training camps in Afghanistan and on the Shifa pharmaceutical factory in Sudan.
www.washtimes.com /national/20040624-112921-3401r.htm   (511 words)

  
 Media Monitor - Fake News Under Bill Clinton - April 28, 2005
The VNR contained prepackaged news segments which were very similar in that they were not labeled as having been produced by the government (although the VNR itself was labeled in both cases), and they featured a "reporter" who was paid by the government to read a prepared script.
Media did not see fit to report that the Clinton administration was spending taxpayer money for electronically tracking some of their VNRs in order to find out how many news stations broadcast them in some form.
Here's his blockbuster answer: "Fake President Clinton trying to peddle whatever he's trying to peddle this week: The danger is that the audience might think that an interview with President Clinton was generated in a way it was not.
www.aim.org /media_monitor/3070_0_2_0_C   (817 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Report on Cisneros criticizes Clinton administration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
WASHINGTON —; The longest-ever probe by an independent counsel ended Thursday with a stinging report alleging that the Clinton administration thwarted an investigation of former Housing and Urban Development secretary Henry Cisneros.
Former Clinton administration officials denounced the report as false and blasted Barrett's probe, which lasted more than 10 years and cost nearly $22 million.
Although the report focuses on the Clinton administration, it says the Bush administration also found no basis to expand Barrett's probe into possible obstruction of justice.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2006-01-19-cisneros-probe_x.htm   (503 words)

  
 Media Matters - Limbaugh falsely blamed Clinton administration for "wall" that purportedly prevented ...
In fact, the policy, often referred to as a "wall," was established well before Clinton took office and was retained by the Bush administration; it is unclear whether the "wall" played any role in the decision to withhold information about Atta.
Erected a wall and because the Clinton administration determined that they were gonna fight terrorism not as a war but as a legal matter.
I don't remember the Clintons blaming the first Bush administration for the 1993 bombings or even Waco, both of which are completely associated with the Clinton Administration, but happened a little over a month into the Clinton administration.
mediamatters.org /items/200508110001   (3445 words)

  
 Clinton Administration
This document contains clear warnings to doctors who "recommend" marijuana to their patients, instructs HHS to undertake discussions with medical organizations throughout the nation, warns of funding cuts to private contractors, and shows no compassion for residents of public housing who may have a medical need for marijuana.
Finally, in just a few terse words, the Clinton Administration threatens to close the door on any future efforts to enact state propositions that recognize marijuana's medical utility by lobbying Congress for changes in the Controlled Substances Act.
The Administration believes that working with Congress is the course of action that will affirm the national policy to control substances that have a high potential for abuse and no accepted medical use.
www.marijuana-as-medicine.org /administration.html   (2432 words)

  
 Global Goals of the Clinton Administration -- October 1997 Phyllis Schlafly Report
The Clinton Administration wants to lock us into a perpetual interventionist policy under which American servicemen and women will be sent to faraway places to fight never-ending foreign wars disguised as "peacekeeping" operations.
The Clinton Administration has just announced that our troops will not be pulled out on the promised deadline but must maintain a continuing presence in Bosnia.
The attempt by the Clinton Administration to give away the rights of American inventors is another example of Clintonian globalism.
www.eagleforum.org /psr/1997/oct97/psroct97.html   (2948 words)

  
 MAGNA CARTA RECORDS > THE CLINTON ADMINISTRATIONe
Signed to new Magna Carta imprint Magnatude, The Clinton Administration brings the concept of a funk collective bang up-to-date in the capable hands of some of the most talented funk, jazz and hip-hop musicians of the last four decades – including legendary Chess Records guitarist Phil Upchurch and the oft-sampled funk drummer Clyde Stubblefield.
Initially the unnamed group came together hoping to capture their shared Clinton-adulation on tape… but soon enough the penny began to drop that there was some real magic happening in that basement studio.
One Nation Under A Re-Groove from The Clinton Administration was released Apr 22, 2003.
www.magnacarta.net /artists/clinton.html   (711 words)

  
 YEAR OF THE DRAGON? How Clinton-Gore Sold Out the USA for Chinese Cash!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
On March 12, 1996, Clinton overturned an October 1995 decision by Secretary of State Warren Christopher and transferred authority for satellite export licenses to the Commerce Department.
Clinton sided with Loral and the industry, in a decision that was publicly announced in March 1996.
Clinton had been criticized for months for repeatedly stonewalling requests from the Senate committee and the news media for information, and more than 45 witnesses had fled the country or invoked the Fifth Amendment.
www.the-catbird-seat.net /Commerce.htm   (3170 words)

  
 North Korea Nukes Clinton Legacy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
For example, former Clinton adviser Paul Begala, now serving as a talking head on CNN, claimed that the Clinton administration contained the threat from North Korea.
During the early Clinton years, hard-liners and so-called conservative hawks advocated a pre-emptive strike to halt North Korea's nuclear weapons development before it could field an atomic bomb.
The result of the Clinton appeasement policy toward China is a new arms race.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2003/1/7/164846.shtml   (1078 words)

  
 The Clinton Administration
I had a great time in Clinton, and hopefully I'll be able to get back into town again in another month or so.
This has a large part to do with my exodus from Clinton to the north of the state (and the brief layover in Chirac-country).
Bodon- An oldie but a goodie, as it was given to Don around the time he came to Clinton Schools.
theclintonadministration.blogspot.com   (1854 words)

  
 frontline: the clinton years | PBS
chapters · interviews · photos of the clinton years · anecdotes · from the editors
He was a masterful campaigner - a skilled politician whose command of the issues and ability to connect with an audience impressed seasoned politicos and voters alike.
Through interviews with George Stephanopolous, Dee Dee Myers, Madeleine Albright, and other key administration officials, this seminal documentary hosted by Nightline's Ted Koppel offers the first inside look at the Clinton presidency.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/clinton   (207 words)

  
 Clinton-Gore Administration Accomplishments: 1993 - 2000
Since President Clinton and Vice President Gore passed their Economic Plan in 1993, the poverty rate has declined from 15.1 percent in 1993 to 11.8 percent in 1999 - the largest six-year drop in poverty in nearly 30 years (1964-1970).
The Clinton-Gore Administration has worked to expand public school choice and support the growth of public charter schools, which have increased from one public charter school in the nation when the President was first elected to 2,000 today.
President Clinton has secured 110,000 new housing vouchers in the last two years to help welfare recipients and hard-pressed working families move closer to job opportunities, and this year he is proposing $690 million for 120,000 new housing vouchers.
home.att.net /~jrhsc/jobwelldone.html   (8503 words)

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