Stan takes another swipe at Hillary • Brooklyn Paper

Stan takes another swipe at Hillary

Hillary continues to tell us that Trump doesn’t have the temperament to be president.

And she does? She knows how to pick fights with the wrong people.

She has absolutely no respect for the secret service agents who are there to protect her. There are loads of true stories told and written by these agents who are America’s finest. There are times when she angrily treated them like bell hops and servants. She ordered one to carry her luggage and told him to, “Get the f— away from me.”


Then there was the time she threw a book at one while he was driving because she thought he might be eavesdropping on her conversation. Those charged with protecting her tell about guarding Hillary as being the worst possible assignment. Some even considered it punishment.

When it was necessary to transport her to a destination by chopper, those who were ordered to fly her there referred to the helicopter as “Broomstick One”. Do you wonder why? On and on go the stories about her mean disposition.

And she campaigns about Trump’s temperament?

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Stand up and boo. Tell 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick what you think of him. His silent protest has been met with increasingly disparate opinions. ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported last week that, in a poll of more than 1,000 people, Kaepernick was found to be the most disliked player in the NFL.

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“We are a nation of immigrants, but we are also a nation of laws. It is wrong and ultimately self-defeating for a nation of immigrants to permit the abuse of our immigration laws we have seen in recent years, and we must do more to stop it.”

Who said it?

It does sound a lot like Donald Trump, doesn’t it? This is a quote from an address by William Jefferson Clinton in 1996.

If you have doubts, Google it and read what else he had to say. Yes! It does sound a lot like Donald Trump.

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Carol and I were shopping at a mall way down south that we have never visited before. There was a big sale at the Coach store. We waited on a long line to get into the shop.

Women know what a Coach store is. For the men: A Coach store is a retail store that sells Coach handbags — expensive, genuine, beautiful Coach brand handbags that go for $200, $400, $500 and more — sometimes a lot more.

We waited on the line, because they only permitted about a dozen people at a time inside, and as one or two leave, another one or two were allowed to enter.

As the young pretty female assistant manager put it, “Every woman walks around carrying a handbag. During the last time we had a sale there was a lot of shoplifting. It was hard to know if that gal was walking out with her bag or a brand-new bag that was sitting on display. There were times when a customer picked up a bag from the shelf and replaced it with her old, used, imitation handbag in that same spot. Shoplifters operate best in a crowd. Now that we limit the size of that crowd, our profits are way, way up — even with a mega-sale — and with much higher profits, my annual bonus will be increased significantly.”

I am StanGershbein@Bellsouth.net saying that this proves the validity of something I learned many years ago: Being busy and making money are not necessarily the same.

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