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Obama’s Backers Seek
Big Donors to Press Agenda

New York Times, by NICHOLAS CONFESSORE

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Posted By:mambo 5, 2/26/2013 8:56:13 AM

President Obama’s political team is fanning out across the country in pursuit of an ambitious goal: raising $50 million to convert his re-election campaign into a powerhouse national advocacy network, a sum that would rank the new group as one of Washington’s biggest lobbying operations. (snip)But those contributions will also translate into access, according to donors courted by the president’s aides.

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Money talks and BS walks!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 2/26/2013 9:16:40 AM     (No. 9196741)

Nothing like a little Chicago-class corruption on a national scale.

One wonders exactly how much ´accountability´ there will be regarding all of this cash. Not very much, I´d wager...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/26/2013 9:21:24 AM     (No. 9196757)

Obama once again reveals that he is a race hustler, no different than Al Sharpton or Jesse Jackson. Problem with Obama´s shakedown is he controls the Dept of Justice as well as the 5-10 agencies that threaten companies with audits. Obama also has the power to directly attack your corporation or to have the AP, CNN, Bloomberg and their ilk produce negative stories about your products, pricing, taxes, contracts.

Only thing that differentiates Obama from the Sharptons is the lack of the title, The Reverend. Perhaps once the sequester struggle is over, we can start calling him The Reverend President Obama. Or, Iman Obama to be more exact.


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