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  1. 11 Sep '16 00:21 / 1 edit
    http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/hillary-clinton-is-a-sick-woman-addicted-to-power-and-its-pitiful-to-watch/

    There have been many words used to describe this election season.

    Words like “depressing” and “ominous” and “irritating” and “terrifying” and “infuriating” and “apocalyptic,” etc. All of these descriptions are quite accurate, even if they tend to understate things a bit.

    But there’s a particular term, on top of all of these other very appropriate ones, that has been coming to my mind with increasing regularity whenever I read the latest news from the campaign trail. It’s the first adjective that popped into my head when I saw this clip of Hillary Clinton at a rally on Monday, unable to begin her speech because she was in the middle of a violent coughing fit. As I watched the awkward footage of this woman wheezing and sputtering for breath on stage, I could only shake my head and mutter one word: pitiful.


    It’s pitiful. Just pitiful.

    Hillary Clinton is many things, most of them bad, but she is nothing if not pitiful. There have been rumors flying around for months surrounding her declining health, and every coughing fit, every image of the candidate needing help to walk up the stairs, every time she falls down, every lengthy break she takes from the trail, every piece of evidence must lead an observant person to the conclusion that Hillary Clinton is not exactly a picture of health and vitality. And all of these concerns seemed to be officially validated late last week when an authority on Hillary Clinton’s health came forward to confirm them. That authority being Hillary Clinton herself.

    It was revealed on Friday that, while being interviewed by the FBI, Clinton cited brain damage and a blood clotting problem as reasons why she couldn’t remember vital details from her time at the State Department. Her health was so bad, she claimed, that she was forced to stay home and illegally conduct government business on her secret private servers. This is a weak — and yes, pitiful — excuse, but we can say with relative certainty that she did have these medical issues. And, even if she’s embellishing and using them as cover to weasel out of felony charges, it does seem true that her various health crises impeded her ability to operate competently as Secretary of State. This is according to her own testimony, remember.


    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivers a speech on the U.S economy at Futuramic Tool & Engineering August 11, 2016 in Warren, Michigan. In her speech, Clinton contrasted her economic plan to that of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's.
    Her physical frailty is understandable, of course. She’s pushing 70 years old. She’s an elderly woman. She’s less than a decade away from the average age of death for females in the United States. This is about the time when many human beings start to slow down. At this point, or in a few short years, they find that their bodies begin to fail them, their health becomes a constant concern, and they spend more time at the doctor’s office than they’d spent, cumulatively, through their first six or seven decades on Earth. It’s quite natural, and we’ll all go through it if we’re fortunate enough to live that long.

    So it’s not Hillary’s physical malfunctions that I call pitiful. She can’t be blamed or judged harshly for those, obviously. The pitiful thing is that she — a sick old lady with a lifetime of scandal and corruption to her name, an unofficial criminal record, a sex predator husband, and a closet full of skeletons and dirty laundry that have been and will continue to be uncovered and aired publicly, at least on the internet if not on CNN — is still so desperate for control and authority that she cannot give up the pursuit, even if it kills her. We are all witnessing this disgraced and despised woman as she scratches and bites and kicks and crawls through the muck and the mud, coughing and gasping for breath along the way, hoping to drink from the Cup of Absolute Power just one time before she goes.

    It’s hard to watch, honestly. It’s like an episode of Cops where the meth head comes screaming out of her trailer, half naked and half insane, scratching and punching at the police officer who confiscated her drugs. There’s nothing funny or entertaining about it. You can’t take delight in seeing a woman lose every last shred of whatever dignity she had left. But at least with Cops you can turn it off or change the channel without having to worry that the poor addict from the trailer park will be in charge of the whole country come January.

    Indeed, Hillary is just like the trailer park meth head, the only difference is the pantsuit. And that her elixir of choice is power rather than methamphetamine. And, scariest of all, that she may soon get her hands on the purest and most potent drug on the market: the presidency. Putting this power-obsessed junkie in the Oval Office would be like taking that drug addict from Cops and making her CEO of Pfizer. A guaranteed catastrophe, both for her and for everyone else.

    Hillary Clinton has more than enough money from her Wall Street speaking gigs to step away from public life and live her final years in peace, comfort, and prosperity. She could run her foundation from the shadows and pick up a few million from foreign dictatorships here and there, and spend the rest of her time doing whatever rich women do when they retire. She could have done the right thing for herself and the country.

    She could have escaped the physical toll of the campaign trail, and the shame and embarrassment of being one of the most hated, distrusted, and incompetent presidential candidates in history. She could have avoided the disgrace of potentially losing to Donald Trump, only 8 years after losing the primary to a no-name junior Senator from Illinois. She could have passed the baton to someone else — anyone else — and that person would have breezed through the general election and won the White House in a landslide for the godless Democrats (provided Trump is still the nominee in this fanciful alternate universe).

    She could have gone to her doctor’s appointments, taken care of her health problems without scrutiny from the peanut gallery, and lived in ease and luxury with all of her skeletons buried and her dirty laundry packed away and out of sight. But she chose this path instead. One of shame, disgrace, and intense physical strain.

    Why?

    Because this is all she knows how to do. It’s all she has ever lived for. She strives for power because she simply can’t conceive of doing anything else, which is reason enough never to give it to her. She chases after the presidency because she has to have it, she can’t live without it, she can’t face the possibility of never having it. Hillary Clinton refuses to exist in a world that she doesn’t control.


    She is, in more than one sense, very much like Gollum, only without the cave or the riddles or the alliance with a giant man-eating spider (well, besides Debbie Wasserman Schultz). Indeed, I can imagine Hillary finally sitting behind the desk in the Oval Office for the first time after being sworn in, swiveling slightly in her chair, gliding her hands across the shiny wood, gingerly touching the pen that she will use that afternoon to sign the Executive Orders banning guns and legalizing partial birth abortion across the country, and whispering lustily to herself, “My precious.”

    It’s this image of a power-hungry madwoman who has tried to manipulate and coerce and blackmail and lie her way to the White House that leads many people to describe her in terms more suited to a super villain than a drug addict. Those terms — “dangerous,” “corrupt,” “wicked,” etc. — are all fitting, without a doubt. But we can’t forget that there is also something quite sad and pitiful, even tragic, about this woman and her lifelong hunt for political domination.

    And if she manages to finally seize the throne, it will somehow be even more pitiful than if she loses again and is forced to retreat into obscurity once and for all. Pitiful because she will be reveling in the thing she dedicated her whole life to chasing, only to find that the pain and longing in her soul cannot be satisfied by mere power, and that the stresses and rigors of the job are only hastening the end of the life that she wasted pursuing it. It is sad to think of a person at the end of their life trying desperately to enjoy the hollow rewards of their corruption and sin. Not to go back to this analogy again (sorry, I’m a nerd), but it’s like Gollum finally putting on the ring and basking in its power as he plunges into the fires of Mount Doom.

    Don’t get me wrong. I feel more sorry for my children, who will have to grow up in a country controlled by the likes of Hillary Clinton, than I do for Hillary Clinton herself. But that does not change the fact that she is a sad character. Dangerous, yes. Scary, yes. Corrupt, yes. But pitiful. Just pitiful.
  2. 11 Sep '16 00:25 / 2 edits
    What is equally pitiful is the way in which candidates are coronated in the DNC to be nominated. It's more about entitlement and blood line than anything. You pay your dues and you expect to be given the position. Crusty old establishment types know that resistance is futile.

    Donald Trump should not be this hard to beat.
  3. Subscriber Suzianne
    Misfit Queen
    11 Sep '16 00:56
    Originally posted by whodey
    What is equally pitiful is the way in which candidates are coronated in the DNC to be nominated. It's more about entitlement and blood line than anything. You pay your dues and you expect to be given the position. Crusty old establishment types know that resistance is futile.

    Donald Trump should not be this hard to beat.
    Why do you continue to use this forum as a mouthpiece for conservative websites and opinions that have nothing to do with reality?

    Earlier this week, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson was shown to be entirely ignorant about world politics. I suppose it's nice to see you following his lead.
  4. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    11 Sep '16 01:27
    Originally posted by whodey
    http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/hillary-clinton-is-a-sick-woman-addicted-to-power-and-its-pitiful-to-watch/

    There have been many words used to describe this election season.

    Words like “depressing” and “ominous” and “irritating” and “terrifying” and “infuriating” and “apocalyptic,” etc. All of these descriptions are quite accurate, even if they te ...[text shortened]... hat she is a sad character. Dangerous, yes. Scary, yes. Corrupt, yes. But pitiful. Just pitiful.
    And what will you do when she is your president eh? Go sniveling off to Canada? Join the white supremacists in Montana? Or just continue like a parrot of Rush Limberger and blather on when she is running the country?
  5. 11 Sep '16 02:45
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    Why do you continue to use this forum as a mouthpiece for conservative websites and opinions that have nothing to do with reality?

    Earlier this week, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson was shown to be entirely ignorant about world politics. I suppose it's nice to see you following his lead.
    Goofy Gary? Why should he even make the news?

    The Libertarians had the best opportunity to make a run at the Oval Office in US history but instead gave us Goofy Gary.

    Additionally, I have more than one anti-Trump thread started as where you are simply a partisan mouthpiece for Hillary.

    Now scurry along.
  6. Subscriber FreakyKBH
    Acquired Taste...
    11 Sep '16 11:12 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    Why do you continue to use this forum as a mouthpiece for conservative websites and opinions that have nothing to do with reality?

    Earlier this week, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson was shown to be entirely ignorant about world politics. I suppose it's nice to see you following his lead.
    If it comes from a conservative camp, it has no basis in reality.
    Check.
    Yeah: you've made that abundantly known.
    If the source is [fill in the blank] anything from it is rejected.
    How can you not see the foolishness in such thinking?
    Are you that blinded by ideology?

    Every once in awhile, ALL camps will agree on many sundry topics--- and even, in some, how to address the same.
    Shocking, I know.
    To throw out the baby with the bathwater which you routinely advocate is foolish, irresponsible and exceedingly immature.
    The fact remains: despite all the vitriol she inspires with her crookedness and willful incompetence, the woman is clearly suffering from either Parkinson's (most likely) or some other neurological disease.
    There is no denying that, no matter what political stripe is on you back.
    And instead of riding her like a broken rented mule, the Democrats should step in and mercifully, well, you know.
    They must be hella mad they selected her; she's not going to make it to the election at this rate.
    Coughing fits, ear pieces, falling down, tremors, frozen face...
    pitiful.
  7. 11 Sep '16 11:16
    Originally posted by whodey
    http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/hillary-clinton-is-a-sick-woman-addicted-to-power-and-its-pitiful-to-watch/

    There have been many words used to describe this election season.

    Words like “depressing” and “ominous” and “irritating” and “terrifying” and “infuriating” and “apocalyptic,” etc. All of these descriptions are quite accurate, even if they te ...[text shortened]... hat she is a sad character. Dangerous, yes. Scary, yes. Corrupt, yes. But pitiful. Just pitiful.
    yeah, nobody ever had to deal with a sore throat and a little convulsive coughing. or they died shortly after.
  8. 11 Sep '16 11:17
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    Why do you continue to use this forum as a mouthpiece for conservative websites and opinions that have nothing to do with reality?

    Earlier this week, Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson was shown to be entirely ignorant about world politics. I suppose it's nice to see you following his lead.
    gary johnson is inconsequential
  9. Subscriber FreakyKBH
    Acquired Taste...
    11 Sep '16 11:19
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    yeah, nobody ever had to deal with a sore throat and a little convulsive coughing. or they died shortly after.
    A sore throat.
    Yeah: that's what she's got.
    Just a little tickler.
  10. 11 Sep '16 11:45
    Originally posted by FreakyKBH
    A sore throat.
    Yeah: that's what she's got.
    Just a little tickler.
    a flat earther doctor isn't someone whose opinion you value. you're not even a doctor, so you are even lower on the "people whose opinion matter" scale.
  11. Subscriber FreakyKBH
    Acquired Taste...
    11 Sep '16 20:10 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    a flat earther doctor isn't someone whose opinion you value. you're not even a doctor, so you are even lower on the "people whose opinion matter" scale.
    Did I claim to be a doctor?
    A doctor with a specific diagnosis?
    No.
    You claim that all her symptoms are indicative of a sore throat.
    Basis for your diagnosis, doctor?
    I claim she suffers from some kind of neurological disease, most likely Parkinson's.
    Why?
    Read the symptoms, see if they match what I (and several actual doctors who are experts in their fields related to neurology agree) have observed as her behaviors.
    Next, read the symptoms for a sore throat to see if they match with her physiological behaviors, as described and as readily observed.

    Just to clear up your confusion, there is no medical relevance to the shape of the earth, so it is a misnomer to use the term "flat earther doctor" just as it would be to say 'globe earth doctor.'

    The more you know...
  12. 11 Sep '16 21:28
    Originally posted by FreakyKBH
    Did I claim to be a doctor?
    A doctor with a specific diagnosis?
    No.
    You claim that all her symptoms are indicative of a sore throat.
    Basis for your diagnosis, doctor?
    I claim she suffers from some kind of neurological disease, most likely Parkinson's.
    Why?
    Read the symptoms, see if they match what I (and several actual doctors who are experts in th ...[text shortened]... m "flat earther doctor" just as it would be to say 'globe earth doctor.'

    The more you know...
    A Presidential candidate hiding a neurological condition during the campaign and being elected?

    You could make a TV series out of that, you know.....
  13. 12 Sep '16 01:11
    Originally posted by Zahlanzi
    yeah, nobody ever had to deal with a sore throat and a little convulsive coughing. or they died shortly after.
    I heard a news story say Hillary has pneumonia.

    I guess there goes the debates with Trump.
  14. Subscriber joe shmo
    Strange Egg
    12 Sep '16 02:08
    Originally posted by whodey
    I heard a news story say Hillary has pneumonia.

    I guess there goes the debates with Trump.
    She passed out at the 9/11 memorial service today.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAWaT9AwMjQ
  15. Standard member DeepThought
    Losing the Thread
    12 Sep '16 20:25
    Originally posted by FreakyKBH
    Did I claim to be a doctor?
    A doctor with a specific diagnosis?
    No.
    You claim that all her symptoms are indicative of a sore throat.
    Basis for your diagnosis, doctor?
    I claim she suffers from some kind of neurological disease, most likely Parkinson's.
    Why?
    Read the symptoms, see if they match what I (and several actual doctors who are experts in th ...[text shortened]... m "flat earther doctor" just as it would be to say 'globe earth doctor.'

    The more you know...
    Which signs of Parkinson's disease is she showing? I count zero, the only one could be remotely applicable is orthostatic hypotension, and that only happens in late stage Parkinson's disease when it would be obvious what she had. Whereas pneumonia, which is what her team have stated is the diagnosis involves hypotension and explains the symptoms.