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Published:April 1st, 2008 09:06 EST
Hillary Clinton Should Immediatly Pay Her Bills

Hillary Clinton Should Immediatly Pay Her Bills

By Robert Paul Reyes

When President Bill Clinton looked intently into the camera, bit his lower lip and, with a quivering voice, said, "I feel your pain," we believed him. We knew he was a rouge, but he's a loveable rogue, and we tend to believe people that we like.

If Hillary had the chutzpah to use her hubby's trademark phrase, we would believe her also; but, we would wonder if she enjoys seeing us in misery. Hillary is not a likeable person, and she has to work extra hard to make us swallow her promises.

If Hillary loses the upcoming primary in Pennsylvania it's lights out for her presidential aspirations, so she has made a boatload of promises to the blue-collar voters in the Keystone state.

Pennsylvanians should take her campaign promises with a grain of salt. Her recent history shows that she doesn't always keep her word.

"Hillary Rodham Clinton's cash-strapped presidential campaign has been putting off paying hundreds of bills for months-- freeing up cash for critical media buys but also earning the campaign a reputation as something of a deadbeat in some small-business circles."*

Quotation from Kenneth P. Vogel writing for The Politico

When you purchase services or merchandize on credit from a caterer or photographer, even if you don't sign a written contract, you are making an implicit promise to pay them on a timely basis. When you don't pay them, not only are you breaking your word, but you are also inflicting financial duress on everyday people just trying to get by.

"Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York, who has made universal healthcare one of the centerpieces of her campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, was more than a quarter-million dollars behind in payments for her own campaign staff's healthcare premiums, according to financial records."

Quotation from Andrew Malcolm writing for the LA Times

We can clearly see where Hillary's priorities are, it's more important for her to pay for her political ads distorting the words and record of Sen. Barack Obama, than it is to pay for the health care premiums of her dedicated and loyal staff.

I urge the Pennsylvania electorate not to be fooled by Hillary's promises-- she will say and do anything to win. A politician who stiffs a small business shouldn't be entrusted with managing the gazillion dollar budget of the federal government.