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Sidney Blumenthal Quotes

Sidney Blumenthal Quotes & Quotations
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Sidney Blumenthal
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    22 million new jobs under President Clinton. 3 million lost under Bush. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    And Louis Freeh was a completely dysfunctional FBI Director, who was actually waging his own private war against the Clinton Administration. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    At the same time, Clinton was doing a lot things right, like the economy. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    But presidents matter. That's one of the biggest lessons I learned being in the White House. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    Clinton took very tough decisions on the economy. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    Clinton was a president who used his office, in creative ways, to try to reinvigorate the federal government to benefit the majority. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    Clinton was very early on aware of the problem of international terrorism. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    Dick Clarke, who was head of counter-terrorism in the National Security Council, pushed constantly for the Principals Committee, which is the key national security group of top officials to take up the issue of terrorism. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    Even on education, his one accomplishment, the Leave No Child Behind Act, and he has left it unfunded. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    If there were any clear investigation of 9/11, they wouldn't let Louie Freeh off the hook. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    It was an absurd theory that by cutting taxes you would increase government revenues, because the growth of the economy would create an overflow of taxes that would fall into the government coffers. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    It wasn't simply that Clinton created the greatest prosperity in the country's history. Or that we created 22 million new jobs, more than ever before. Under Clinton, poverty was reduced 25%. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    It's absolutely crucial for the Democrats to have a sense of their history, of who they are, in order to be able to project their values and stand up for them. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    On health care, virtually every political error that could be made was made. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    The attack on Clinton on terrorism is entirely politically inspired by the right-wing of the Republicans, and has no basis in fact whatsoever. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    The biggest mistakes, early on, involved foreign policy and involved the strategy for health care. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    The book shows Clinton in the presidency as a profile in growth. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    The conservative argument is that the economy is like the weather, that it just operates automatically. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    The Democrats need to remind people of where were, in terms of our progress, as markers against where we are, and where we've fallen, and how we've declined under Bush. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    We barely missed killing Bin Laden. There were numerous findings issued by the President to kill him. We rolled up terrorist cells. We stopped the millennium bombings. Sidney_BlumenthalSidney Blumenthal
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    What happened to the Bush Administration regarding terrorism is that they regarded it as a secondary issue, and associated with Clinton. One of those Clinton issues. Sidney_Blumenthal/21.php">Sidney Blumenthal