he key to finding what’s true in the press, is to look for someone biased against believing X, who checks into it, and tells you X is true. Here is such a case.
Over the negative din of politics, it can be hard to hear what's positive. Hillary Clinton has given $17.6 million of her speaking fees to charity (see below). That's 26 times what she made on her 3 Goldman-Sachs speeches, or 50% more than she made on her 51 speeches in 2014 and 2015. First, let me summarize.
2. Over 100 lesser-known people are in the $200,000+ category.
There are two right-wing "stand-down" claims—one evil and one helpful. If you keep them straight you can bash the Republicans with both of them. You just need to know a few Benghazi basics and key claim of the notorious 13 Hours book (the book behind the Benghazi-attack movie).
The Republicans deliberately muddle the two stand-down claims to convince people of the false meme "She lied. People died. Lock her up." And the Democrats get confused and ... [Read more...]
This piece by Karoli Kuns, managing editor of Crooks and Liars, is one of the most shared pieces about Hillary on the web.
I have a confession to make: In 2008, I was one of the most ardent Hillary Clinton haters on the planet. I was ferocious about how much I didn’t want her to win the primaries, and I rejoiced the day she gave her concession speech. It was not until President Obama nominated Hillary Clinton as his Secretary of State ... [Read more...]