SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON
By Staff Reporter
Posted: February 2008
As the race for the U.S. Presidency
continues, we here at DNM want to
hear from you. We previously
endorsed Senator Mike Gravel;
however, we are currently endorsing
Senator Hillary Clinton.
Below please find a few commentary
notes regarding Senator Hillary Clinton.
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100 reasons to support Hillary Clinton
By David Speakman on February 12th, 2008
Reason #1 to support Hillary:
In Arkansas she was instrumental in straightening out their school system - taking it from
one of the worst systems to a role model used by other troubled schools on how to
improve public education.
Reason #2 to support Hillary:
In 2006, she led the fight to kill the anti-gay Republican constitutional amendment that for
the first time would have added laws to the Constitution that would INCREASE
Reason #3 to support Hillary:
After being pummeled by the public for trying to pass Universal Health care while she was
First Lady, she dusted herself off and in 1997, led a federal effort that provided insurance
support for children whose parents were unable to provide them with health coverage.
Reason #4 to Support Hillary:
She was able to secure a raise in research funding for prostate cancer and childhood
asthma at the National Institutes of Health.
Reason #5 to Support Hillary:
She initiated the Adoption and Safe Families Act
Reason #6 to Support Hillary:
She’s authored a great deal of legislation during her years on the Armed Services
Committee that has passed regarding increased and improved benefits for our returning
Reason #7 to Support Hillary:
She was one of the key Senators who fought to give our military badly needed raises and
increase in benefits. For being such flag wavers, it was the Republicans and Bush who
resisted these attempts to show our military how much we value and appreciate them.
Reason #8 to Support Hillary:
Since 1974 she has been fighting for a woman’s right to choose.
Reason #9 to Support Hillary:
She is fighting to lift the ban on stem cell research to cure devastating diseases.
Reason #10 to Support Hillary:
Voted YES on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives. (Mar
Reason #11 to Support Hillary:
Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
Reason #12 to Support Hillary:
Vows to protect next generation by paying off national debt.
Reason #13 to Support Hillary:
Fought in Congress to “Help people facing foreclosure; don’t just bail-out banks.” (Aug
Reason #14 to Support Hillary:
In 1962 she met MLK Jr. preaching a sermon in Chicago and learned from him the
importance of equal rights for all.
Reason #15 for Supporting Hillary:
In 1965 she brought black classmates to her until-then all-white church.
Reason #16 to Support Hillary:
Since 1995 has criticized China’s human rights abuses.
Reason #17 to Support Hillary:
IN 1988 Instituted gender diversity Report Card within the American Bar Association,
which sets standards for lawyers in the U.S.
Reason #18 to Support Hillary:
In 1972 worked as a lawyer suing white-only schools, working with Marian Wright Edelman
on enforcing school desegregation in the South.
Reason #19 to Support Hillary:
In October, 2000 she said it’s not enough for America just to apologize for slavery and
move on; we need to concentrate on civil rights now.
Reason #20 to Support Hillary:
Has been pushing for a “Privacy Bill of Rights” for all Americans since 2000.
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