Bill and Hillary Clinton's durability in American public life is built largely upon their complete inability to be embarrassed or shamed by anything. No reaction to their assorted sordid or seamy behaviors fazes them. They are -- or pretend to be -- oblivious.
Think about all the controversies, everything they've been involved in. Don't think too graphically, but Cattlegate, Travelgate, the Lincoln Bedroom, Monica, Paula et al. Benghazi. Cutting consulate security there.Read more
It is an offensive term, to me that you could call barack hussein obama, william jefferson clinton or clinton ii lawyers. They are not actual lawyers.
Lawyers are officers of the court and actually know the law. I've heard from Chicago lawyers that barack hussein obama failed the Bar 3 or 4 times, that the firm he worked at gave him small time clients before politicians gave him ACORN and he worked for a time without a law license.Read more
In part that's because the federal government elected to install unions, against Roosevelt's warnings, which have now become so powerful that it's almost impossible to get fired from a federal government job.
The federal bureaucracy has political appointees at the very top, who are often incompetent, and change with the political wind, then a few layers of career government managers who are also impossible to fire while they pad their incomes and retirement benefits, all overseeing the most powerful unionized workforce in the nation. None of these people are ever really accountable to anyone.
That's why the federal bureaucracy is now the 4th, and most powerful, branch of government.Read more