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Tom Rinaldo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Feb-03-08 09:37 PM
Response to Reply #49
51. Yes.
That is what suddenly hit me, and got me to write this Diary. Especially after Hillary started getting attacked in the same hateful words by some Democratic activists as she has been by Right Wing extremists for years. If it was me I would have been completely demoralized by the latter after having had to survive the former. She really amazes me in that way, it is remarkable that Hillary is not a bitter person. It kind of floored me when I looked at it that way.
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  -I honestly think I would really like Hillary Clinton if I knew her personally Tom Rinaldo  Feb-03-08 12:04 AM   #0 
  - and listen to her voice - this is a commentary  Captain_Nemo   Feb-03-08 12:42 AM   #1 
  - Are her commencement comments at that link?  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 12:47 AM   #3 
     - Here it is  Marie26   Feb-03-08 10:01 AM   #36 
     - "To be educated to freedom must be evidenced in action"  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 11:13 AM   #39 
     - I'm not sure if someone already sent you this - HRC commencement speech. Great stuff!  elixir   Feb-05-08 09:30 AM   #60 
        - Someone gave the link, but it is nice to have the whole speech posted  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-05-08 11:13 AM   #61 
  - Two "R"s but no comments so far  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 12:43 AM   #2 
  - Sheesh  Maribelle   Feb-03-08 09:00 AM   #31 
  - Sleep? AT 2:00 AM when this OP went up?  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 09:03 AM   #32 
     - I needed my rest for Super-Bowl Sunday.  Maribelle   Feb-03-08 09:19 AM   #34 
  - its 6:15 pm now and just appeared on my horizen.  rodeodance   Feb-03-08 06:17 PM   #50 
  - powerful stuff. Go HIllary!  AGirl   Feb-03-08 12:47 AM   #4 
  - I might like her too -- But I have much more fundamental problems with her  Armstead   Feb-03-08 12:48 AM   #5 
  - You know, I've been part of a ton of threads talking about that stuff  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 12:51 AM   #9 
  - To be honest, I was trying to give you a hand  Armstead   Feb-03-08 08:55 AM   #28 
     - LOL I did, you're right...  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 08:58 AM   #30 
  - And I think that they accomplished a lot in an extremely hostile envirmonment.  wlucinda   Feb-03-08 12:52 AM   #11 
  - What is wrong with her worldview? What is her status among the  bellasgrams   Feb-03-08 01:30 AM   #16 
  - Economic Neo-liberalism  Armstead   Feb-03-08 08:57 AM   #29 
  - Did you really need to shit  dancingAlone   Feb-03-08 03:32 AM   #22 
  - Nice thinking. Nice conclusions. Hillary is a nice person.  Rageneau   Feb-03-08 12:50 AM   #6 
  - Hillary is likable, Hillary 08!  REDFISHBLUEFISH   Feb-03-08 12:51 AM   #8 
  - That was beautiful Tom. Thank You.  wlucinda   Feb-03-08 12:51 AM   #7 
  - Doesn't seem like a nice person  ugdude   Feb-03-08 12:52 AM   #10 
  - That Diarist has a reason to be upset  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 01:22 AM   #13 
  - Bravo, Tom.  Straight Shooter   Feb-03-08 12:59 AM   #12 
  - I agree, she is a lovely woman.  Andromeda   Feb-03-08 09:52 PM   #52 
  - K&R - very nicely said Tom. nt  Jim4Wes   Feb-03-08 01:28 AM   #14 
  - I might too. I just don't want her as president.  ErnestoG   Feb-03-08 01:29 AM   #15 
  - You may not want her, but she is the most qualified and hard  bellasgrams   Feb-03-08 01:37 AM   #17 
     - On some planet that could be true. Just not on this one.  ErnestoG   Feb-03-08 02:47 AM   #19 
        - On any planet habitated by humans she is extremely qualified  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 01:00 PM   #45 
           - There are 4,000 Americans and almost a million Iraqis who might not agree with you.  ErnestoG   Feb-03-08 10:20 PM   #55 
  - I think I would like her too. I like her now. But I don't want her for my  Kahuna   Feb-03-08 02:46 AM   #18 
  - The thing I really don't like about her is she manipulate voters, in some cases, with fear  Levgreee   Feb-03-08 02:57 AM   #20 
  - I see her the way you do, Tom.  David Zephyr   Feb-03-08 03:09 AM   #21 
  - We will stay friends David. Don't even give that another thought  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 09:56 AM   #35 
  - That was almost poetic  sab3rX   Feb-03-08 03:41 AM   #23 
  - Beautiful and obviously heartfelt.  kerstin   Feb-03-08 04:37 AM   #24 
  - Chelsea is living proof that Hillary is a very decent person.  lostnfound   Feb-03-08 07:37 AM   #25 
  - very nice read  bigtree   Feb-03-08 07:41 AM   #26 
  - Thanks Tom. Grace under pressure - been impressed with it myself - Maya Angelou  robbedvoter   Feb-03-08 08:06 AM   #27 
  - Thank you, sincerely, for this!  Maribelle   Feb-03-08 09:12 AM   #33 
  - Hillary is the personification of grace under fire.  DURHAM D   Feb-03-08 10:58 AM   #37 
  - I can relate to the emotional journey you describe about this primary cycle  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 02:03 PM   #47 
  - That's great Tom!  ronnykmarshall   Feb-03-08 11:12 AM   #38 
  - I KNOW I would like Hillary personally.  polichick   Feb-03-08 11:15 AM   #40 
  - very nicely stated  Neecy   Feb-03-08 11:23 AM   #41 
  - They both are. Definately. I fully agree with you. n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 11:32 AM   #42 
  - What a fine tribute, Tom. I'm sure you and she would hit it off nicely if you met personally.  mtnsnake   Feb-03-08 11:54 AM   #43 
  - It's great to hear that kind of story about a person who  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 12:33 PM   #44 
     - 1 other thing, Tom. I think you inadvertently exposed 1 of the biggest reasons for Hillary's success  mtnsnake   Feb-03-08 01:03 PM   #46 
  - Kick.  kerstin   Feb-03-08 06:13 PM   #48 
  - thanks for sharing. It is surprizing how un-bitter she is after all these years.  rodeodance   Feb-03-08 06:16 PM   #49 
  - Yes.  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-03-08 09:37 PM   #51 
     - she has learned how to deal with it. I would not be that strong-that I know.  rodeodance   Feb-03-08 10:19 PM   #54 
  - I don't know how she does it, Tom.  Andromeda   Feb-03-08 09:55 PM   #53 
  - A kick for the week day crowd n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-04-08 08:53 AM   #56 
  - A kick for HRC and the Giants  kerstin   Feb-04-08 03:11 PM   #57 
  - I can't wait to read this, Tom! I bookmarked it, but I really have to go fold some laundry!  in_cog_ni_to   Feb-04-08 03:14 PM   #58 
  - And a kick for Super Tuesday n/t  Tom Rinaldo   Feb-05-08 09:20 AM   #59 

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