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L.A. trip expected to add at
least $5 million to Obama
war chest

Los Angeles Times, by Michael A. Memoli

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Posted By:JoniTx, 10/7/2012 6:48:34 PM

WASHINGTON – Entering the final 30-day stretch of the campaign, President Obama sets off for Los Angeles on Sunday for a trip that maximizes the three pillars of his reelection bid: money, the advantages of incumbency and a relentless focus on the field operation. One day after his campaign announced that it raised $181 million in September — a sum just shy of what it raised in July and August combined — the president is expected to add at least an additional $5 million in two events Sunday night. First, a “30 Days to Victory” concert, featuring performances

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 10/7/2012 6:52:38 PM     (No. 8916579)

....and cost the taxpayers?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mackrand, 10/7/2012 7:04:16 PM     (No. 8916590)

The cost #1, is extreme. It is our liberty if he wins.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 10/7/2012 7:04:38 PM     (No. 8916591)

I wonder how many times Obama has traveled to Hollywood in the past five years. If he was flying commercial he'd be flying for free by now with frequent flyer miles.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: beca, 10/7/2012 7:17:01 PM     (No. 8916601)

hollywood and ny...no one else wants him.......pathetic soul that he is

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MMC, 10/7/2012 7:17:08 PM     (No. 8916602)

He loves those 1%'ers

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MFM, 10/7/2012 7:22:57 PM     (No. 8916611)

Fools and their money, stuck on stupid..

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Robinsolana, 10/7/2012 7:28:36 PM     (No. 8916620)

That would be Woopie Goldberg Roman Polanski 'rape rape' Hollywood.
It takes very agile minds and morals to support Obama.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Frank Dunn, 10/7/2012 7:30:16 PM     (No. 8916621)

# 1 -Early Bird, the expense for AF1 is $180,000 per hour plus the costs of the Air Force C-17 transport that flies in/out with armored limo, Secret Service vehicles, agents and Columbian hookers. Trip is mostly our expense because squeezed in between LA, SF and OSU, BO is dedicating a monument to Grapes of Wrath II, Cesar Chavez.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: Daisymay, 10/7/2012 7:32:25 PM     (No. 8916623)

He's no fool. He KNOWS he's going to lose this Race, but he gets to KEEP the campaign money he raises. I think there are rules on what he can spend it on, but we all know that Obama never let a little thing like Rules get in his way of something he wants. The FOOLS are the people giving all this money to him. I'm sure he's getting a good laugh at their expense!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Keekng, 10/7/2012 8:01:22 PM     (No. 8916683)

The boondoggle will cost taxpayers $10 million.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ocjim, 10/7/2012 9:03:30 PM     (No. 8916775)

When told they'd need a few million more to buy an entire Hawaiian beachfront cove for themselves, Mo immediately informed him:
''Suit up and get out to California and get me that cove, Barack! Don't you mess this up for me! You hear me!?!?!?''

Thanks, suckers!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: tisHimself, 10/7/2012 9:08:27 PM     (No. 8916789)

Ryan came up with 2.8M last night in Milwaukee.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/7/2012 9:35:39 PM     (No. 8916866)

#9, gossip columnist Cindy Adams said months ago that fundraisers were saying it's important to donate to Obama enough money so he can live in comfort after the White House.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Kurto, 10/7/2012 10:50:31 PM     (No. 8917021)

They could do just as well to pile the money up and burn it, because 0 is done.

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