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Rep. Steve Scalise Gives Congress an ‘A’

Rep. Steve Scalise Gives Congress an ‘A’

On Thursday, March 27, Representative Steve Scalise from Louisiana’s 1st District appeared (via remote video) on C-Span’s weekly interview program Newsmakers, ostensibly to talk about H.R. 4304 — or the Jumpstarting Opportunities With Bold Solutions (JOBS) Act, — a bill that he co-sponsored.1  At the start of the interview, host Steven Scully asked the staunch Republican Congressman what kind of grade he would give the GOP leadership in the House of Representatives, to which Mr. Scalise replied: “If you look at what the House has done, through our leadership, I would give them an A …Continue reading Rep. Steve Scalise Gives Congress an ‘A’

Hillary Clinton Compares Vladimir Putin to Hitler

An angry Adolf Hitler (circa 1927)
Adolf Hitler, as photographed by Heinrich Hoffman in 1927 (Complete Photo Credits are located at the end of this article)

Recently, former Secretary of State (as well as one-time First Lady and U.S. Senator) Hillary Rodham Clinton weighed in on the developing crisis in Ukraine while visiting Long Beach, CA.  Speaking at a private fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club on Tuesday, March 4, Clinton compared Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea to the aggressive moves made by Nazi Führer Adolf Hitler in the years before WWII, saying: “[I]t’s what Hitler did back in the (nineteen) ‘30s …  [T]he ethnic Germans, the Germans by ancestry who were in places like Czechoslovakia and Romania and other places, Hitler kept saying they’re not being treated right.  I must go and protect my people and that’s what’s gotten everybody so nervous.”   Elaborating on these remarks, Clinton then stated that she thought of Putin as a person who “believes his mission is to restore Russian greatness … When he looks at Ukraine, he sees a place that he believes is by its very nature part of Mother Russia.”1

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