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inna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-04-09 02:42 PM
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11. what Bill Clinton had to do with it?
how come no one is providing any links? this is the second thread that alludes to Bill Clinton but makes absolutely no sense to those of us who haven't heard anything about what happened.

these threads are pretty worthless without links/factual info, it's nothing but static. sorry, but it's a little frustrating.

:throws a tantrum: <---- jk :P
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  -You Got To Give Credit To Obama For Sending Bill Clinton...... global1  Aug-04-09 02:32 PM   #0 
  - Bill has not always been my favorite person, but on this one, he is going to get a much-deserved her  closeupready   Aug-04-09 02:33 PM   #1 
  - No Drama Obama.  BlooInBloo   Aug-04-09 02:33 PM   #2 
  - And it was probably his SECSTATE's idea. Good for Obama for hiring smart help.  MADem   Aug-04-09 02:34 PM   # 
  - It's also possible that likening North Korea to unruly children hurts diplomatic efforts...  BlooInBloo   Aug-04-09 02:40 PM   #8 
  - You apparently don't get the old "carrot and stick" concept?  MADem   Aug-04-09 02:59 PM   #16 
     - That is also theoretically possible.  BlooInBloo   Aug-04-09 03:02 PM   #17 
  - LOL! absolutely f-ing brilliant, and the best explanation i've heard so far. +1. nt  inna   Aug-04-09 06:35 PM   #33 
  - for some reason, that post threaded in a completely wrong way. i was not responding to the OP, i was  inna   Aug-04-09 06:38 PM   #34 
     - It came out on my "MY DU" under my comment...  MADem   Aug-04-09 06:52 PM   #35 
  - There's something particularly pleasing about KJI...  burning rain   Aug-04-09 10:07 PM   #54 
  - I agree - it *is* a good story.  BlooInBloo   Aug-04-09 10:15 PM   #57 
  - Damn right! nt  MADem   Aug-04-09 11:56 PM   #64 
  - So there's no possibility it's Obama's idea or even...give him credit here?! n/t  vaberella   Aug-05-09 09:13 AM   #74 
  - No. No possibility whatsoever.  MADem   Aug-05-09 06:37 PM   #79 
  - It's actually because you don't send the SECSTATE when being blackmailed  Hippo_Tron   Aug-05-09 07:02 PM   #80 
  - Or perhaps he was mending fences with Bill by putting this feather in his cap  dorkulon   Aug-04-09 02:34 PM   #3 
  - KJI wanted "respect." That's what this was all about. Not "bones" to Clinton. NT  MADem   Aug-04-09 02:35 PM   #4 
     - Exactly. n/t  SteppingRazor   Aug-04-09 02:38 PM   #7 
  - Not bad for a month after the July 4th rocket freakout  high density   Aug-04-09 02:36 PM   #5 
  - It was a good move, certainly, but I don't think it had a lot to do with them being released...  SteppingRazor   Aug-04-09 02:38 PM   #6 
  - Obama is not about Obama.  tabatha   Aug-04-09 02:41 PM   #9 
  - Not only that, but Al Gore asked him to go as well.  dave29   Aug-04-09 02:41 PM   #10 
  - Oh yeah, you know Al Gore  Cha   Aug-04-09 08:50 PM   #45 
     - Well, they work for him, so I imagine he was concerned in a personal way. NT  MADem   Aug-04-09 11:58 PM   #65 
  - what Bill Clinton had to do with it?  inna   Aug-04-09 02:42 PM   #11 
  - Oops. Thought you were serious.  Mass   Aug-04-09 02:47 PM   #12 
  - No one is commenting officially until Clinton and the women are 'wheels up.'  Phx_Dem   Aug-04-09 02:53 PM   #15 
  - KJI did  laugle   Aug-04-09 08:35 PM   #39 
  - It's being reported that it was the N. Korean's idea but......  Clio the Leo   Aug-04-09 02:51 PM   #13 
  - Gee, maybe there's something to be said for diplomacy after all!  Phx_Dem   Aug-04-09 02:53 PM   #14 
  - I am so glad the women are getting out. Hard diplomatic work by many....including Bill Richardson  Jennicut   Aug-04-09 03:19 PM   #18 
  - I was thinking "poor Bill Richardson"  AspenRose   Aug-04-09 04:43 PM   #25 
     - No one likes a double-dealer. nt  MADem   Aug-04-09 06:53 PM   #36 
        - I was trying to bite my tongue.  Beacool   Aug-04-09 08:43 PM   #42 
        - It's gotta be doubly shitty for him, too. He KNOWS what he did.  MADem   Aug-04-09 11:53 PM   #63 
           - I didn't know that Biden turned the Clintons onto MV.  Beacool   Aug-05-09 01:58 AM   #67 
              - I used to go to the Islands all the time. Then the rich and famous got ahold of them.  MADem   Aug-05-09 06:19 AM   #69 
                 - How much is the ferry now?  Beacool   Aug-05-09 08:30 AM   #71 
                    - They haven't gone up too much since last you travelled.  MADem   Aug-05-09 08:55 AM   #73 
                       - Thanks for the info.  Beacool   Aug-06-09 08:26 AM   #85 
        - Oh I totally agree  AspenRose   Aug-04-09 09:44 PM   #51 
           - Yeah?  Beacool   Aug-05-09 01:59 AM   #68 
  - EXACTLY.  kjackson227   Aug-04-09 03:52 PM   #19 
  - indeed  Uzybone   Aug-04-09 03:57 PM   #20 
  - Too bad Hill could not get the job done  krawhitham   Aug-04-09 04:07 PM   #21 
  - There were not going to send any elected or administration official. Clinton was chosen because he  Mass   Aug-04-09 04:10 PM   #22 
  - Don't forget that when President Clinton was in office he had  MadMaddie   Aug-05-09 09:59 PM   #83 
  - I would imagine she's done quite a bit behind the scenes, but since the US doesn't have diplomatic  satya   Aug-04-09 04:40 PM   #24 
  - You are so right!  laugle   Aug-04-09 08:44 PM   #43 
  - Too bad you know very little about diplomacy.  Beacool   Aug-04-09 05:11 PM   #26 
  - Other parts of that article indicate that there was quiet diplomacy that  karynnj   Aug-04-09 05:33 PM   #27 
  - Exactly  Beacool   Aug-04-09 06:06 PM   #29 
  - Your link was excellent  karynnj   Aug-04-09 07:35 PM   #37 
     - N. Korea wanted two things: attention and to save face.  Beacool   Aug-04-09 08:52 PM   #46 
  - Finally, the voice of reason, fact and sanity!  laugle   Aug-04-09 08:50 PM   #44 
  - Technically they could've sent an administration official  Hippo_Tron   Aug-04-09 05:33 PM   #28 
     - That was my point.  Beacool   Aug-04-09 06:09 PM   #30 
     - Yup, he was really hoping for Bill to visit during his presidency  Hippo_Tron   Aug-04-09 06:16 PM   #31 
        - Kim is a megalomaniac and has always craved the world's respect.  Beacool   Aug-04-09 06:18 PM   #32 
           - Did you see that grin on KJI face, while BC looked so stoic? nt  laugle   Aug-04-09 08:55 PM   #47 
              - Yep, Bill did what he had to do to help bring these women home.  Beacool   Aug-04-09 09:45 PM   #52 
                 - He looked  laugle   Aug-04-09 09:58 PM   #53 
                    - Oh yeah, Bill is still a hottie.  Beacool   Aug-04-09 10:08 PM   #55 
                       - I told my  laugle   Aug-04-09 10:28 PM   #60 
                          - He's still relatively young, I hope that we do have him for many years.  Beacool   Aug-04-09 10:41 PM   #61 
                             - I doubt that  laugle   Aug-04-09 10:55 PM   #62 
                                - He still drinks?  Beacool   Aug-05-09 12:25 AM   #66 
     - From the article they were willing to meet with just Bill Clinton and John Kerry  karynnj   Aug-04-09 07:57 PM   #38 
        - I think they would've taken the Secretary of State or the Vice President  Hippo_Tron   Aug-04-09 08:38 PM   #40 
  - Who do you  laugle   Aug-04-09 08:40 PM   #41 
  - Well, that's an uninformed comment, but thanks for playing. nt  MADem   Aug-05-09 06:21 AM   #70 
  - Too bad you're an idiot  prolesunited   Aug-05-09 09:55 PM   #82 
  - Pres Obama is just doing his job by using resources available to him.  Lord Helmet   Aug-04-09 04:11 PM   #23 
  - I love Bill Clinton. He was a great president, and Al Gore would have been  MasonJar   Aug-04-09 09:03 PM   #48 
  - The Big Dawg got 'er done!  Catshrink   Aug-04-09 09:11 PM   #49 
  - Another report, with some more details....  BlooInBloo   Aug-04-09 09:16 PM   #50 
  - Kudos to everyone involved!!!!  Beacool   Aug-04-09 10:14 PM   #56 
     - Heh. If we can get them back, I'm sure they'll be more careful in the future...  BlooInBloo   Aug-04-09 10:20 PM   #58 
        - These are the times that I think of Cher in "Moonstruck".  Beacool   Aug-04-09 10:25 PM   #59 
  - Obama does not have sharing issues  BeyondGeography   Aug-05-09 08:40 AM   #72 
  - I love me some Bill Clinton!!!! n/t  traxster   Aug-05-09 10:05 AM   #75 
  - Our Prez, doesn't let ego get in the way- which is one of his  Bluerthanblue   Aug-05-09 10:23 AM   #76 
  - Agreed.  Vidar   Aug-05-09 04:07 PM   #77 
  - It was a big ole Team Effort, a win for everyone & I like that! Kudos to all! -eom  Justitia   Aug-05-09 04:13 PM   #78 
  - I'm SO proud of President Obama  Raffi Ella   Aug-05-09 07:51 PM   #81 
  - Sounds like N. K. asked for him!  elleng   Aug-05-09 10:09 PM   #84 
  - While I am second to none in my admiration for Pres Clinton 's actions here  TayTay   Aug-06-09 08:41 AM   #86 
 

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