Bill on Clinton Foundation: “I Was Sort of Robin Hood, Except I Didn’t Rob Anybody”

Speaking at the AFL-CIO Labor Day Picnic former President Bubba Clinton claimed Republican attacks on his family’s foundation were “funny” and that his role as head of the Clinton Foundation was like that of Robin Hood’s.

“They even went after my foundation last week. Now that was really funny,” the former president told a crowd at the AFL-CIO’s picnic in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Labor Day. “I was sort of Robin Hood, except I didn’t rob anybody,” Clinton said. “I just asked people with money to give it to people who didn’t have money.”

The “attacks” on the Clinton Foundation aren’t Republican ones, they started with the liberal NY Times and the Wall Street Journal in 2008. Even now, Republicans are only repeating pay for play examples from emails gathered from the secret email server in the Clinton basement (none of the emails reveal Bubba Clinton as Robin Hood).

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After a seven-year hiatus the Clinton Family Foundation revelations began to accelerate in April of 2015.  That’s when the NY Times reported how seemingly because of a donation to the foundation Russia now controls 20% of our uranium supply. Then Politico wrote about how Hillary and Clinton Foundation “Gamed” The Donation Restrictions System. The book “Clinton Cash” took the revelations of  Bubba and Hillary using the State Department and the Clinton Foundation to themselves to a new level. There were no smoking guns in the book but there was a heck of a lot of very convenient coincidences. But there was more coming. According to the liberal Washington Post, Hillary…

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Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (, contributing reporter at and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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