Hillary Clinton is a war hawk. Is this what we need?
Hillary Clinton advocates American aggression against nations whose people have not attacked us.
She supports CIA destabilization tactics, unprovoked attacks, invasions, illegal wars, occupations, exploitation and overt imperialism
“War is essentially an evil thing. Its consequences are not confined to the belligerent states alone, but affect the whole world. To initiate a war of aggression, therefore, is not only an international crime; it is the supreme international crime, differing only from other crimes in that it contains within itself the accumulated evil of the whole.”
– Justice Robert Jackson, Nuremberg Tribunal
The ruling means that the people who initiate or support a war of aggression are guilty of committing every evil (death, maiming, displacement, human rights violations, etc.) that occurs as a result of the war and destabilization caused by the war.
Hillary Clinton has, as a high official in the US government or as First Lady, supported numerous acts of avoidable and unnecessary aggression around the world.
more on this story here: http://www.whateverittakeshillary.org/2014/06/aggression-unprovoked-attack-invasion.html
Hillary has “experience” which has cost millions of lives and trillions of dollars in wasted resources.
The Pentagon tried to stop her – unfortunately, to no avail
What’s happening in Libya today is a crime: murder, rape, looting, chaos, a war of all against all. The perpetrator, the one key person who made all this possible, is a well known personage in American politics, a former Secretary of State and the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.
What Hillary Clinton did to Libya is a crime on a scale rivaled only by the crimes of the Bush administration in Iraq – and there is a definite parallel in the methodology of the criminals.
Libya has been pretty much off the public’s radar screen ever since the US intervention that led to Muammar Qaddafi’s downfall – and the ugly aftermath in which the US ambassador was murdered by the very people Washington was intent on “liberating.” Now the aftermath is getting even uglier.
rest of the story: http://original.antiwar.com/justin/2015/02/01/hillarys-war/
Some Curious Things you may not know about Hillary:
Co-sponsored bill to criminalize flag-burning. (Jan 2010)|
Voted YES on loosening restrictions on cell phone wiretapping. (Oct 2001)
Rated only 60% by the ACLU, a mixed civil rights voting record. (Dec 2002)
Longtime advocate of death penalty. (Jan 2008)
Supports “Three Strikes” and more prison. (Aug 1994)
Medical marijuana now; wait-and-see on recreational pot. (Jul 2014)
Supports structured inner-city schools, with uniforms. (May 1996)
Opposes merit pay for individual teachers. (Apr 2000)
Voted YES on funding student testing instead of private tutors. (May 2001)
Keep Cuban embargo; pay UN bills. (Oct 2000)
2001 speech to AIPAC pledges money for Israeli military. (Nov 2007)
Allegedly pro-PLO in 1960; but pro-Israel by 1981. (Jul 2007)
2007: Naive to meet with leaders of Iran & North Korea. (Aug 2009)
Committed to maintaining economic embargo against Cuba. (Dec 2008)
Chief advocate for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). (Aug 2014)
Defended outsourcing of US jobs to India. (Oct 2005)
Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
Recommended “managed competition”; not single-payer system. (Nov 2003)
FactCheck: Yes, in 2006 condoned exceptions on torture. (Oct 2007)
At age 27, tried and failed to enlist in Marines. (Feb 2004)
Voted YES on reauthorizing the PATRIOT Act. (Mar 2006)
Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
As Goldwater Girl in 1960s, canvassed Chicago slums. (Jun 2007)
Hillary bred in conservative community. (Aug 1999)
Began college career as a conservative. (Aug 1999)
Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
Ok to target Al Qaeda in Pakistan; we did that 10 years ago. (Jan 2006)
Believed, with others, that Iran was pursuing nuclear weapon. (Dec 2007)
I got it wrong on 2002 Iraq War vote. (Jun 2014)
Called war on terror “Bush’s war” but has played active role. (Nov 2007)
2002: Attacking Iraq “not a good option” but authorized it. (Feb 2004)
Don’t demand complete moratorium on Israeli settlement. (Jun 2014)
Facts from: http://ontheissues.org/hillary_clinton.htm