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Hillary The Eighth
(with apologies to Herman's Hermits)

Let's All Sing Along:

I'm Hillary the Eighth, I am.
Hillary the Eighth, I am, I am.
I'm always worried about the village next door,
But I've been caught in scandals seven times before,
And every one involved Hillary,
It wouldn't just be Slick Willie on the scam.
I'm the Queen of Lies, I'm Hillary.
Hillary the Eighth I am.

Second verse - same as the first ... (posted 3/12/15)


The Queen's Speech: Over the weekend, Queen Hillary Clinton had her campaign kickoff (Part Deux) on New York's Roosevelt Island, named for ol' Franklin Delano.

The FDR connection is a bit ironic because - no matter how you feel about the man and his actions - Roosevelt gave wonderful, uplifting speeches during the Depression. His 'Date which will live in infamy' address was heartfelt and inspiring.

Roosevelt was one of many Democrats who knew how to weave words and enthrall an audience. Others included John F. Kennedy ("Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike ..."), Adlai E. Stevenson ("Your days are short here; this is the last of your springs. And now in the serenity and quiet of this lovely place, touch the depths of truth, feel the hem of Heaven.") and Bobby Kennedy ("There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why ... I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?").

Sadly, Hillary Clinton - even on her second try - sputtered out a trite, banal, cliché-ridden, rambling and unmemorable talk. Give the Queen an 'F' for rhetoric. And content. (posted 6/15/15, permalink)


Humorless Hag: Five stand-up comedians performing at Hollywood's Laugh Factory posted a video mocking Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Queen Hillary holds no throne, but she wields the royal prerogative. No court jesters allowed. Off with their heads!

A video of the short performance, which is less than three minutes, is posted on the website of the renowned club, Laugh Factory, and the Clinton campaign has tried to censor it. Besides demanding that the video be taken down, the Clinton campaign has demanded the personal contact information of the performers that appear in the recording.

This is no laughing matter for club owner Jamie Masada, a comedy guru who opened Laugh Factory more than three decades ago and has been instrumental in launching the careers of many famous comics. 'They threatened me," Masada told Judicial Watch. "I have received complains before but never a call like this, threatening to put me out of business if I don't cut the video."

Even Richard Nixon had a sense of humor and once appeared on 'Laugh-In'. "Sock it to me." (posted 11/21/15, permalink)


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