A nice birthday gift if you can get it

And the hits just keep on coming, as those Top 40 jingles used to tell us.    We learned that President Clinton was given a wonderful birthday gift years ago: According to the newly released WikiLeaks emails, Bill Clinton, the husband of then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, received a birthday present from the Islamic country of Qatar in 2011 of $1 million.   "[Qatar] Would like to see WJC ‘for five minutes’ in NYC, to present $1 million check that Qatar promised for WJC’s birthday in 2011,” Ami Desai, director of foreign policy for the Clinton Foundation, wrote in 2012. Let's assume that Qatar was just giving the former president a birthday gift.  In other words, let's assume further that the wonderful people of Qatar just wanted to show their support for the former president and all of the wonderful things he did for the world. Or maybe his assistance in bringing the World Cup? My...(Read Full Post)