Tales from the Trail

Bill Clinton to campaign with Obama

October 26, 2008

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Their relationship has been anything but close, and at times has been downright rocky. But Barack Obama and Bill Clinton will put aside any misgivings and appear together on the campaign trail on Wednesday.

Former President Clinton will appear with Democratic presidential candidate Obama at an evening rally in Orlando, Florida, as Obama makes a final push in the state before the Nov. 4 presidential election, an Obama aide said.

It will be their first campaign appearance together, and their first time together in public since Obama visited Clinton on Sept. 11 in New York.

Obama is challenging Republican presidential nominee John McCain in Florida and about a dozen other states won by President George W. Bush in 2004, and polls show him with a slight lead in Florida.

“I predict that Senator Obama will win and win handily,” Clinton said in September, drawing a friendly response from Obama.

“You can take it from the president of the United States,” Obama said. “He knows a little something about politics.”

The two were less than friendly during the fierce primary battle between Obama and Clinton’s wife, Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York, when Bill Clinton questioned Obama’s opposition to the Iraq war and made a series of comments that appeared to slight Obama’s experience and accomplishments.

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I see you all have not lost your fight :

GOOD! Because we have a lot to do. You! (the American people) are going to have to take back control of your elected government at every level, and set your government back on the right path of service to you, and the greater good of the World.

Barack Obama and the democrats are your best hope of doing that now. Tell your family, friends, and everyone you know to support them as best they can. Because the Bush McCain vote fraud, vote cheating, vote buying, vote manipulation machine is already hard at work to cheat you again. And we all know what a disaster that has been the past 8 years of Bush McCain.

Barack Obama and the democrats will need all the power you can give them at every level of government (Federal, State, County, and local City elected governments). Obama and the democrats will have an enormous mess to fix for the American people, and the rest of the World. A mess caused by the corrupt Bush McCain administration.

You see, starting back in 2000, and before 911, it was mostly the Republican governors, Republican legislatures, and county elected Republican officials that conspired with the corrupt Bush McCain administration to raise college, and university tuitions by the fastest, and highest rate increases in American history. Some state tuitions went up by as much as a WHOPPING! 30% in one year.

The reason the Bush McCain administration did this was to force struggling working class kids into the military to pay for the sudden jump in tuition. Which was forced on them by the corrupt Bush McCain administration, and their corrupt Republican Governors, and republican controlled state legislatures.

See, Bush McCain had plans to get us into all these immoral, foolish, criminal, and unnecessary wars from the start. So they could use these wars to seize power, and later to get reelected. But, for their evil plan to work they needed more volunteer soldiers struggling to pay for an education whose blood they could spill to help them seize more power. Remember Bush McCain’s “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!” theatrics.

The exploitation, and lost lives of these finest Americans is despicable, disgusting, immoral, corrupt and criminal. And it makes me SICK, and ANGRY!

You will have to vote for Obama, and the democrats in overwhelming numbers to overcome the Bush McCain vote fraud machine. Vote early if you can. Then help your fellow Americans cast their votes now, and on through election day. Vote for Obama, and the democrats like your life, and the lives of your loved ones depends on it. Because it does. You will not survive 4 more years of “Let Them Eat Cake” Bush McCain, and their republican allies.

Just look at the mess we have now.

You can fix this mess with your votes for Obama, and the democrats. And REMEMBER, no matter which of us may stumble or fall, the rest of you must continue to surge forward for Barack Obama, and the democrats, and for your-selves most of all. The children, and the World are counting on us.

It’s in your hands now. And I know you will get it done.

God bless all of you.

JACK SMITH – WORKING CLASS… :-)

Posted by jacksmith | Report as abusive
 

Why is there no mention how the current economic crisis began? Then President clinton and former Fed chairman Greenspan together created this mess. By forcing the banks to reduce reserve requirements and ordering them to be more lenient in their lending practices and relaxing borrowers qualifications and capabilities they created a booming economy through home sales to people that could not afford to make the payments. Then they allowed banks to lend to low income people and minorities (thanks to Obama and Acorn threats of racism) with no money down, and at lower than prevailing rates on ARMs. Bush is getting the blame for something they created. When McCain introduced legislation for oversight of Fannie and Freddie, the Democrats voted it down. Up until two years ago when the Democrats took over congress gasoline prices were around $2.00. Are the American people who like Obama and the Democrats blind, deaf, or just plain stupid.
John Caiazzo
Murrieta, Ca

Posted by John Caiazzo | Report as abusive
 

Clinton sold out america through the trade deals he signed while in office. Consider for a moment just what that alone, has done for Americans.

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check this out

I didn’t know that.

Question: What is America’s first line of missile
interceptor defense that protects the entire United States?

Answer: 49th Missile Defense Battalion of Alaska National Guard.

Question: What is the ONLY National Guard unit on
permanent active duty?

Answer: 49th Missile Defense Battalion of Alaska National Guard

Question: Who is the Commander in Chief of the 49th Missile Defense Battalion of Alaska National Guard?

Answer: Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska

Question: What U.S. governor is routinely briefed on
highly classified military issues, homeland security, and
counter terrorism?

Answer: Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska

Question: What U.S. governor has a higher classified
security rating than either candidate of the Democrat Party?
Answer: Governor Sarah Palin, Alaska

According to the Washington Post, she first met with McCain in February, but nobody ever found out.
This is a woman used to keeping secrets. She can be entrusted with our national security, because she already is.

Now you know too, please, pass it on!

Commander of the:
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49th Missile Defense Battalion of Alaska National Guard

 

As an independent, I have lost respect for Senator Mcain when he chose Sara Palin to be his running mate.
We all have seen the results of foreign policy blunders when the President Bush relied totally on the advisors rather than using his own intellect. Taking into account that Mcain is 72 years old, the chances of Sara Palin as a President is very high. It is alarming. However, her knowledge of international affairs is very weak. It may work in isolated Alaska with a population of 600,000. Now when it comes to trusting the well being of our kids in the hands of Sara Palin in the 21st century will be a disaster. Especially, when China and India are becoming a global economic power be our competition. Thanks. HJ

 

you know what guys…We can’t blame Bush or Clinton or whoever for everything that went wrong. I believe that most of our leaders took action in the best interest of the country. The difference is their actions consequence is not felt or seen whether it failed or suceeded until years later. I believe obama is the best thing we got going right now…its almost a NO BRAINER TO VOTE OTHER WISE. Hope most of you feel same way

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Don’t blame Clinton solely. Greenspan is Republican. Former Sen. Bob Graham (R-FL) who is a close friend of McCain and was one of his economic advisers until recently, was one of the main culprits pushing for deregulation of financial markets that has lead to the present mess. The idea that markets when left alone will always worked ideally and don\’t require at times government intervention for the good of the people is and conservative idea responsible for the debacle whose time has past.

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