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Obama Golfed in Hawaii
with Former Rezko Crony

White House Dossier, by Keith Koffler

Original Article

Posted By:earlybird, 1/11/2013 9:12:16 PM

While on vacation in Hawaii this month, President Obama played golf with Allison Davis, a former business partner of Tony Rezko who also helped give Obama his start in the legal profession. Rezko is the former Obama associate and fundraiser who was convicted of corruption and fraud and currently sits in prison. Davis, who is male, partnered with Rezko on a series of government-funded low and mixed income housing development projects in Chicago. While Davis himself has never been charged with wrongdoing, a number of the projects were high-priced failures that resulted in poor living conditions for residents.

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Link embedded in article goes to 2008 expose in Boston Globe on one of the most "egregious" of these projects... Dig around - ValJar´s probably in there somewhere.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: quark, 1/11/2013 9:56:13 PM     (No. 9111798)

Sounds like the sleazy type that Obama prefers.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/11/2013 11:12:18 PM     (No. 9111873)

I just knew they flew the Nesbitts to Hawaii with them. Were the Whittakers there too?

They take these Chicago pals everywhere, and we pay for all their expenses. Guess they have no compunction about being part of the 7 million dollar taxpayer funded vacation in Paradise.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/12/2013 1:12:58 AM     (No. 9111970)

Birds of a feather flock together, but I don´t see why we have to pay for them.

Where is the list of tag alongs for this vacation ?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Advocate, 1/12/2013 2:24:58 AM     (No. 9112009)

By his friends you shall know him.
A foursome so scum.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/12/2013 5:30:10 AM     (No. 9112048)

The culture of big city slumlords is just one of the ways liberals cash in on poverty programs. They get government money for housing developments,then cash in on the steady stream of HUD paying the residents rent.
The liberals are masking this racket calling them "public/private" developments,ignoring the fact the private aspect is cashing in on public funding.

You really have to be an idiot to think people in the same housing units,where one pays their own rent,while the government pays the other people´s is going to work.So it all evolves into a poverty only housing unit.The kickbacks in these schemes are legendary and ripe for corruption.

There was a corrupt DC area rep.who took over $200,000 in bribes from a grocery chain to get zoning laws changed and he beat the rap saying the bribes were consulting fees.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/12/2013 6:57:32 AM     (No. 9112112)

Oh, oh, I smell more taxpayer money being funneled to cronies.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: franq, 1/12/2013 7:15:22 AM     (No. 9112134)

Four putts and seven swings ago...
What´s that I saw he we going to deliver the SOTU on Lincoln´s birthday? Delusions of grandeur.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 1/12/2013 7:41:11 AM     (No. 9112156)

HUD Housing is ALWAYS a corrupt politically connected contractor and financier´s friend.

In Phila. they tore down over 100 federal period 150 year old brick and marble fronted homes to build poor quality white wooden prairie style ones with large suburban yards .......... just to get the construction money as they had taken most of the properties by ´eminent domain´ and other threats. {$200,--- plus per house, all govt money]

They could have updated the older homes for lass than $50,--- each ........... also they tore down 3 to 6 houses for each new one due to the LARGE YARDS.[no reclamation of marble steps, facades or valuable bricks]

The Reality company that orchestrated getting any previous homeowners and renters out used unscrupulous tactics and sold the ´new. houses for $2,--- down to politically connected friends as investments.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: toddh, 1/12/2013 10:06:34 AM     (No. 9112407)

I think the "former" in the headline is perhaps wrong. One can be a *former* business associate and a *current* crony.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/12/2013 10:43:47 AM     (No. 9112488)

While "Allison" is a feminine name, most of us were pretty sure that it was a man . He never golfs with women. In fact, I´m not so sure he´s ever done anything with women.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stymie82, 1/12/2013 11:34:24 AM     (No. 9112592)

Correctimundo #10, Bath House Barry has more butt buddies than a proctologists convention.

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