The Unique Voice of Hillary Rodham Clinton : A Portrait in Her Own Words, by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Claire G. Osborne
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OnTheIssues.org BOOK REVIEW:
This book is a compendium of fluff. Never have so many pages been devoted to saying so remarkably little. For 185 pages, the compiler of this "portrait" seems to have taken great pains to avoid any statements of substantive issues. But, wow, they get the "good stuff" that the mainstream media just ate up at the time:
This book's only redeeming characteristic is that it goes on longer than 185 pages. Starting on p. 186 is the chapter called "Issues and Answers". Following are 40 pages that almost make up for the compendium of fluff on the first 185 pages. But who is going to slog through 185 pages to get to the relevant 40?
- p. 46: Tea & Cookies
- p. 47: Stand By Your Man
- p. 52: Hillary's opinion of Gennifer Flowers
- p. 78: On Hillary's pregnancy by aliens
- p. 85: All about Hillary's headband
- p. 129: All about Socks the Cat.
-- Jesse Gordon, OnTheIssues editor-in-chief, March 2004
| OnTheIssues.org excerpts: (click on issues for details)
Supports parental notice & family planning.
Budget & Economy|
Invest in people instead of “smokestack chasing”.
Sex selection, prostitution & war rape: human rights issues.
Support National Endowment for the Arts.
Supports “Three Strikes” and more prison.
Passing illiterate students is educational fraud.
Parents can choose, but support public schools.
Families & Children|
No tea and cookies for her, but no insult intended.
Men should be full participants in child-raising.
Change what kids see in the media.
Supports micro-loans to third-world women.
Foreign aid spending is only 1%; lead by remaining engaged.
Government should help people, not support bureaucracy.
Americans want system with quality & choice.
Guaranteed benefits & focus on prevention.
Stupid to spend on administration rather than on doctoring.
Medicare is biased against nursing home alternatives.
Principles & Values|
1969: Humanness goes beyond acquisitiveness.
Not some little woman standing by her man.
Welfare & Poverty|
Link payments to good parenting behavior.
The above quotations are from The Unique Voice of Hillary Rodham Clinton : A Portrait in Her Own Words, by Hillary Rodham Clinton, Claire G. Osborne.