iRumorMill.com Determination: Taken out of context-but she could still be a Socialist
This has already been debunked by most of the fact checker and rumor investigation sites as words taken out of context from what was originally said by Hillary Clinton.
For example, the first statement, "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good," was extracted from a campaign speech for Senator Barbara Boxer. According to a June 29, 2004 article by San Diego's Union Tribune, Clinton said, "Many of you are well enough off that ... the tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." She was telling supporters to be prepared for a loss of tax cuts that were passed by the Bush Administration if Democrats win the run for the Oval Office as well as gain control both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The rest of the quotes were were taken in a similar manner from different speeches and interviews.
The real conspiracy here is not Mrs. Clinton, however, but who is actually behind the original email that got sent into the Internet. Was it a conservative critic of Clinton and the left wing of the Democratic Party, or was it someone on the left who thought it would be a good idea to make conservatives look foolish for forwarding such messages without checking them?
But does this clear Hillary Clinton from being a Socialist?
In October 2014, Mrs. Clinton said, "Donít let anybody tell you itís corporations and businesses create jobs," to a group of voters at a political rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley. Click here for iRumorMill.com report.
Critics of Mrs. Clinton speculated that she was promoting her socialist ideology once again to the American public.
Her views go back several decades.
In 1969, the future first lady wrote a 92-page Wellesley senior thesis on the theories of Saul Alinsky, author of Rules for Radicals, the manifesto for organizers on the Left. According to NBC News, the writings were locked away and kept secret from the public by the Clinton Administration.
The iRumorMill.com obtained a copy in PDF format and the thesis can be read or downloaded by clicking this link. The file is over 7 megabytes long so it could take some time on some devices.
In 1971 the future Secretary of State also corresponded with Alinsky:
Posted 11/09/14 Updated 11/30/14
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