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We Should be Proud of Hillary Clinton's Public Service

A thank you to a great public figure. Here's hoping we see her in public life again.

I entered law school in September 1968, at the start of three years that would see unbelievable student unrest and unrestrained outrage over the Vietnam War.  Protests upset campus life to the point where one of the law school professors told the assembled students that we were part of the worst generation, and that none of us would amount to anything, ever.

Well, I can’t speak for anyone who was there in the room, but I do want to say that one member of my generation did amount to something, and not just once, but throughout her public life. I’m speaking of course of Hillary Clinton, whose life of service to this country makes me proud to be a member of the generation born just at the end of World War ll. It’s hard to imagine someone who has contributed more to the well-being of this nation and all humanity.  She has offered wisdom, hard work, endurance and good judgment to the task of making the world a safer place, and she has done so in a way that just makes things better.

I’m sure I’m among millions who have signed email thank you notes, and wished her well in every way. But in this note I want to say it plain:  Thank you, Hillary Rodham Clinton for all you have done for us.  And thank you for showing that members of our generation could, and did, amount to something truly great.

Peter Hoe Burling, Cornish.  The writer is a former legislator and currently serves on the DNC.

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David Breignan February 06, 2013 at 06:32 PM
You know...all this fighting online is getting us no where. Maybe we should just buy an island and let the libby's and RINO's live on it. The rest of us REAL AMERICANS who love our country and love the constitution could stay here. Everyone would be happy and the libby's and RINO's would be dead within 10 yrs (because they would have NO money, NO food, NO real leadership and NO idea how to run anything. Problem solved.
Patriot February 06, 2013 at 06:47 PM
I could name so many people that where all well received, history is cluttered with them. I know 4 people and the one they left behind that are not. (where not)
Patriot February 07, 2013 at 09:12 PM
Monroe doctrine, the Marshall plan, so many great things to think about. Other than Hilary being a woman what has she done that will mark her accomplishment in history. Read about Henry Kissinger, real Nobel Prize winner. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Kissinger
News Flash April 12, 2013 at 07:35 AM
North Korea capable of arming missile with nuclear warhead, according to the Pentagon Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/12/north-korea-capable-arming-missile-with-nuclear-warhead-according-to-pentagon/#ixzz2QFByceWv This is a failure of Hillary.
MatureCitizen April 12, 2013 at 01:12 PM
Hillary Clinton.. realy.. back to the meds haha

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