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Big Sister Is Watching You: Hillary Clinton…
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Big Sister Is Watching You: Hillary Clinton and the White House Feminists…

by Texe W Marrs

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This stunning book by former University of Texas professor and best-selling author Texe Marrs-has ignited controversy across the U.S.A. This highly documented expos? of Hillary Rodham Clinton and her gal pals has been banned and censored everywhere. Anna Quindlan, the top feminist reporter for The New York Times was furious when she read this book-she promptly wrote a national column blasting the author and demanding that the feds severely punish him! Big Sister is Watching You proves Hillary is not only a lesbian and a communist, she is a New Age occultist deep into black witchcraft and communication with the dead. Her gal pals-Janet "Butch" Reno, former stripper poet Maya Angelou, and others-are also outed for the first time. Discover the dark powers Hillary Clinton has over her husband, Bill, and what America's most powerful woman plans to do after she herself becomes President in the year 2005.… (more)

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With Hillary Clinton running for president, I thought I would revisit this classic ultra-right-wing expose on First Lady Hillary back in 1993 by Christian conspiracy guru Texe Marrs. I was expecting some wackiness, but I somehow underestimated how far the Hillary hatred went back in the early days of the "Clinton Dynasty."

Big Sister is Watching You makes today's prevalent tea-party rhetoric sound tolerant and restrained, with an incomprehensible amount misogynistic fear-mongering. The basic gist of the book is that First Lady Hillary is actually calling all of the shots in the White House for her henpecked husband, and has assembled a team of lesbian communist witches to help path the way for a secular New World Order. It may sound like I'm exaggerating for comic effect, but in fact my brief summation doesn't even come close to doing Marrs' anti-Hillary ranting any justice.

The first half of the book is dedicated to an overview of Hillary's background and master scheme of world domination, with multiple comparisons to Hitler (of course) and George Orwell's 1984 that I'm sure both would disapprove of.. Marrs outlines how Hillary is a scary, dangerous Feminazi who bullies President Clinton and the White House staff into doing her bidding to promote her anti-Christian, Marxist, homosexual, Communist, feminist, pro-abortion, global government agenda, and how this could mean the end of Christian America for all of the decent, moral, straight, white, male US citizens. As to be expected, the rationale behind these warnings is buttressed with overly-embellished examinations of her public stances on abortion and gay rights, and other red flags like her insistence on using her maiden name (GASP!) and habit of wearing pants suits. What more do you need to know?

The second half of the book is where things really get rolling, as Marrs assembles his who's who of "Hillary's Hellcats." Any influential woman working for or with the Clinton White House is fair game for being labeled as one of Hillary's Communist coven; even Maya Angelou makes the list for reading her new-age, anti-Christian, pornographic (Marrs' assessment, not mine) poetry, after which Bill Clinton flashed the Devil Horns hand-signal (source cited: An article by Texe Marrs in his ministry newsletter Flashpoint).

No woman with even a modicum of power or political clout manages to evade Marrs' moralistic microscope, as he exposes them all as Marxist/Feminist conspirators under Hillary's constant control. Not only do several of these women use their maiden names (GASP!), some of them are lawyers (SHUDDER), and nearly all of them are either openly or secretly... wait for it... Lesbians (THE HORROR)! And if you don't think being homosexual or not being subservient to a man isn't bad enough, Marrs takes the time to uncover every scandalous fact not exposed by the biased liberal media. Personal favorites include:

*HUD Assistant Secretary Roberta Achtenberg appearing in a "pornographic film" by kissing another woman during a Gay Pride Parade "as her young son looked on."

*Donna Shalala, Carol Bellamy, and a mutual friend have been reported to take "exotic vacations" together. Wink, wink.

*"To say that Dr. Joycelyn Elders is a wild woman consumed by thoughts of sex is not an understatement." I think he meant to say that it WAS an understatement, but we get the idea.

*Tipper Gore and Al abandoned their fight against demonic heavy metal music to such an extent that even "satanic rock band star Jon Bon Jovi raved about what a great president America now has."

*Secretary of Energy Hazel O'Leary is black, not Irish. Not sure why, but apparently, that means something to Marrs.

*Sheila Widnall's appointment as the first woman to head a branch of the U.S. armed forces didn't sit too well with Marrs ("Where, oh where, is General Curtis LeMay when we need him so bad!"), but at least he begrudgingly admits that Widnall is "Reportedly a heterosexual."

I was actually almost on board with Marrs when he attacked Janet Reno's involvement with the Waco massacre, as I agreed with his outrage over the innocents killed during the overhyped siege and his belief that the ATF was responsible for the fires that eventually destroyed the compound and burned women and children alive, but then he lost me again when he somehow used this as an example of the White House's anti-Christian agenda, which is more than a stretch, to say the least.

As you would guess, Marrs also takes plenty of time to go after some of the evil institutions these women are connected to, such as the ACLU, the NEA, and the EPA, rants that often filled me with nostalgia for the good old days of right-wing fear mongering in the 80s and 90s. You really don't hear much chest-thumping over art like Piss Christ (or as Marrs calls it, "Piss Jesus") or Mapplethorpe bullwhips these days. Ahhh, memories. The Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, and Hitler all get enough lip service to appease the more diehard conspiracy theorists, and there are enough pet names for Hillary and her fellow witches to give compete for snide chuckles with any current AM radio talk show host.

Marrs goes out of his way to cite sources for most of his information, but some of those provide plenty of amusement on their own, like a wing nut political version of House of Leaves, leading you further down the path of delusion with every footnote. One of his more common sources is a newsletter called The Reaper, published by M.E. McMaster. A bizarre mix of financial advisor and Christian evangelist, his website not only includes his economic and financial work, but selections of his poetry, Guidelines for Living, and creating Right Relationships. With advice for women such as "MEN ARE DESIGNED BY GOD PHYSICALLY, EMOTIONALLY, MENTALLY AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY TO LEAD," you can tell why he would be a favorite citation for Marrs' paranoid screed against women in power. The majority of references for his section on Jocelyn Elders is Televangelist Billy James Hargis (who was accused of sexual misconduct with college students in the 70s), while most of the allegations in Janet Reno's dossier are attributed to violent video game activist Jack Thompson (later disbarred by the Supreme Court of Florida for inappropriate conduct). And let's not forget his multiple references to the "research" of Dick Hafer, a political cartoonist known best for his anti-abortion pamphlet, I Know That We're a Throw-Away Society, but This is Ridiculous!

Not all of Marrs' references are as questionable or colorful, but these are the kind of unbiased sources that comprise the foundation of Marrs' attacks against "Hillbillary." To be fair, there are plenty of sections that Marrs doesn't bother citing sources for at all. When he argues that it has been proven that "teen pregnancies actually increase when sex education curricula are introduced," he doesn't point to any supporting studies (most likely since most studies actually show abstinence-only education being the source of higher teen pregnancy rates), and when he talks about all of the suicides and drug overdoses directly caused by The Grateful Dead - "unquestionably one of America's sickest and most despicable satanic rock groups" - he admits that "No one has even bothered to keep statistics." With all of those bodies stacking up, you can understand why.

In short, Big Sister is Watching You is the laugh-out-loud joke the cover promises, an over-the-top fanatical rant against what some religious extremists see as an army of perverted heathens attempting to destroy freedom and God's country, but what many of us see as progress. Even if you aren't a Hillary fan - I'm certainly not - you'll probably nominate this as tinfoil hat material before you get through the first chapter. An entertaining read all around, but probably not for any of the reasons Texe Marrs intended. ( )
  smichaelwilson | Nov 9, 2015 |
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"Being president is a job for just one person. And for the next four years, that person is Hillary." - Dan Rather, CBS Evening News
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Hillary Rodham Clinton is not just co-President of the United States - she's the real power in Washington, D.C.
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