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74. k&r
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  -Who Is Ron Burkle and Why Is He Paying Bill Clinton $20 Million? Stephanie  Feb-06-08 04:16 PM   #0 
  - the Burkle - Clinton story even crosses into the NAFTA issue, there is so much crap in it  ursi   Feb-06-08 04:17 PM   #1 
  - It's sketchy. Bill's payout will come from Yucaipa, Yucaipa was bailed out by Dubai.  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 04:31 PM   #3 
  - And $$ from speeches in Dubai, nt  heraldsqure   Feb-06-08 04:47 PM   #12 
  - Shades of Harken Energy, eh?  blm   Feb-06-08 05:22 PM   #20 
  - It sure doesn't look good.  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 05:32 PM   #23 
  - Try telling that to DU - that the same Dubai $$ that started BCCI and owned the  blm   Feb-06-08 06:24 PM   #26 
  - Check this out...  AntiFascist   Feb-07-08 01:58 PM   #129 
  - Newsmakingnews is based I believe in Marin COunty  truedelphi   Feb-07-08 04:47 PM   #147 
  - Very cool, repugs are really playing the Hillary supporters...  AntiFascist   Feb-07-08 04:52 PM   #148 
  - Also the late great Skolnich had many articles about  truedelphi   Feb-08-08 12:28 PM   #170 
  - And so the question is what will Hillary "deep six?"  Baby Snooks   Feb-07-08 02:32 PM   #133 
  - MAY I ADD KAZAKHSTAN:  mod mom   Feb-07-08 09:21 AM   #93 
  - Tell me you didn't just use the word "Billary"  OzarkDem   Feb-07-08 01:57 PM   #127 
  - isn't the Paul v Clinton case supposed to be heard in LA Supreme on 2-21?  ursi   Feb-07-08 03:22 PM   #138 
  - Your OP would have been read up until i hit that  LibFromWV   Feb-07-08 10:25 AM   #103 
     - lalalalalalalalala  frylock   Feb-07-08 12:15 PM   #115 
        - Here i thought it was fa la la la la n/t  LibFromWV   Feb-07-08 04:28 PM   #146 
  - The Clintons haven't released their damned 2006 Tax Records. Why the FUCK Obama supporters  cryingshame   Feb-06-08 05:20 PM   #18 
  - Nor have they released the donor list to the Clinton Foundation  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 07:40 PM   #28 
  - Burkle and partner financed Al Gore's "Current TV" He's given  KoKo01   Feb-06-08 11:32 PM   #46 
  - be that as it may..Bill clearly felt the need to part ways for political  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-06-08 11:37 PM   #48 
  - It was a Hedge Fund and they aren't transparent...He cut his ties  KoKo01   Feb-07-08 12:03 AM   #59 
     - We're talking about specific entities and specific transactions  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 12:21 AM   #65 
        - This stuff goes on every day on Wall St. Why is it fishy? n/t  KoKo01   Feb-07-08 12:33 AM   #69 
           - The Wall Streeters' spouses aren't using the money to run for president.  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 01:14 AM   #72 
           - Because they were PARTNERS  catgirl   Feb-07-08 07:51 AM   #86 
              - exactly....n/t  lisainmilo   Feb-07-08 11:20 AM   #112 
  - Don't confuse the issue - Clinton friends w/ money=evil, Obama friends w/ money=good -want "change"  papau   Feb-07-08 10:07 AM   #98 
     - Bush&Clinton's friends also funded BCCI leading to 9-11. Obama's donor was a local clingon  blm   Feb-08-08 11:30 AM   #169 
  - How? I remember reading it, but have forgotten.  Infinite Hope   Feb-07-08 11:05 AM   #110 
  - Dubai got Bill's protection on BCCI - the same Dubai figures Bush was giving our ports  blm   Feb-06-08 04:29 PM   #2 
  - Burkle Used Clinton to Get the Teamsters to Accept a Pay Cut >>>  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 04:37 PM   #7 
     - Clintons are becoming to the Dem party what Bushes have become to the Republicans.  blm   Feb-06-08 04:42 PM   #8 
        - Can any of your buddy Kerry's investments and associations be strung out  bigtree   Feb-06-08 09:23 PM   #40 
           - Well, we can trace the Clintons' oily slush fund without breaking a sweat.  AtomicKitten   Feb-06-08 11:13 PM   #43 
           - Kerry worked to EXPOSE the crooks and Bill PROTECTED the very same people he's now  blm   Feb-07-08 09:18 AM   #92 
  - BUT BUT OBAMA KNOWZ A SLUMLORD!!11!!! WHY DO YOU HATE AMERICA???!!11ELEVEN  thecatburgler   Feb-06-08 04:33 PM   #4 
  - So much for the "There's nothing new that can be dug up on the Clintons!" line  thecatburgler   Feb-06-08 04:35 PM   #5 
  - Make no mistake the Repubs will use it big time  adabfree   Feb-06-08 04:36 PM   #6 
  - We have to vet her. n/t  geek tragedy   Feb-06-08 04:47 PM   #13 
  - Yeah, like anyone believed  zidzi   Feb-06-08 11:47 PM   #51 
  - First, this is old. Second, the Clintons would welcome any discussion.  Maribelle   Feb-07-08 06:18 AM   #80 
     - You have GOT to be kidding. DUBAI $$ are the EXACT SAME $$ that started BCCI  blm   Feb-07-08 09:42 AM   #95 
     - So much for.......  rucognizant   Feb-07-08 12:20 PM   #116 
     - *crickets*  frylock   Feb-07-08 12:22 PM   #117 
     - And BCCI and Dubai port deals. nt  thecatburgler   Feb-07-08 03:49 PM   #144 
     - Come back and share with us all about what YOU know about these deals, Mar.  blm   Feb-08-08 02:42 PM   #174 
  - LOL! Well, that scandal was much bigger--a lot next door. Bigger yard for Malia and Sasha.  wienerdoggie   Feb-06-08 11:34 PM   #47 
  - I don't think that's any of your business...but then if you  Bitwit1234   Feb-06-08 04:42 PM   #9 
  - None of my business?  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 04:44 PM   #10 
  - Fuckin' A! I have the putz you responded to on ignore, thankfully.  thecatburgler   Feb-06-08 04:47 PM   #14 
  - Isn't it astounding?  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 05:13 PM   #15 
  - This Is What Democracy Looks Like.  Milly   Feb-07-08 04:53 PM   #149 
  - If this was Michelle Obama getting $20 million  tammywammy   Feb-06-08 08:01 PM   #32 
  - Was it OUR BUSINESS that Bush was turning over our ports to Dubai? The deal Bill ADVOCATED  blm   Feb-07-08 12:32 PM   #118 
  - What's it like living in outer space?  Forkboy   Feb-07-08 01:28 PM   #123 
  - Get used to it. They'll bank a billion if they get back in the WH.  TexasObserver   Feb-06-08 04:46 PM   #11 
  - Yup.  K Gardner   Feb-06-08 05:21 PM   #19 
  - She's learned from the best: GWB.  AZBlue   Feb-06-08 09:17 PM   #39 
  - kick.  jakem   Feb-06-08 05:18 PM   #16 
  - TY!  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 07:50 PM   #29 
  - This thread needs more Clinton apologists on it so I'm kicking it again.  thecatburgler   Feb-06-08 05:19 PM   #17 
  - They tend to STFU whenever BCCI comes up. They need to pretend there is no link.  blm   Feb-06-08 05:24 PM   #21 
  - Well lets just keep kicking this thread and get it to the top of the greatest page, shall we? nt  thecatburgler   Feb-06-08 05:31 PM   #22 
  - How is Clinton's relationship with Ron Burkle and his Fund related to BCCI?  KoKo01   Feb-06-08 11:56 PM   #57 
     - Burkle's deal financed by Dubai. Same Dubai $$ that staked BCCI in 70s.  blm   Feb-07-08 09:13 AM   #90 
  - crickets  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 07:06 PM   #27 
  - Only 11 recs? Come on people!  thecatburgler   Feb-06-08 05:33 PM   #24 
  - Weird, isn't it?  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 08:52 PM   #36 
  - Ronald Burkle, winkipedia  bonito   Feb-06-08 05:50 PM   #25 
  - Please keep this kicked.  blm   Feb-06-08 07:57 PM   #30 
  - Interesting  tammywammy   Feb-06-08 08:00 PM   #31 
  - K/R where's the MSM on this story? n/t  joeprogressive   Feb-06-08 08:23 PM   #33 
  - Sheesh - even many on DU think this is OK. DUBAI MILLIONS? If this was Bush or Cheney  blm   Feb-06-08 08:25 PM   #34 
  - the Clintons have been vetted, dontcha know.  cryingshame   Feb-06-08 08:54 PM   #37 
     - oh yeah i forgot  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 11:03 PM   #42 
  - kick.  jakem   Feb-06-08 08:26 PM   #35 
  - Nothing to see here....  FrenchieCat   Feb-06-08 09:13 PM   #38 
  - Please move along.  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 10:41 PM   #41 
  - Wow, the Clintonistas haven't even shown up to discredit the author?  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-06-08 11:17 PM   #44 
  - This is rather...unsavory. Oh my. Why would anyone donate to their campaign?  wienerdoggie   Feb-06-08 11:32 PM   #45 
  - They have duped Dem faithful the same way Bushes duped GOP faithful for decades.  blm   Feb-08-08 01:47 PM   #172 
  - Kick . nt  pauldp   Feb-06-08 11:42 PM   #49 
  - Bill is looking more like George H. W. Bush all the time.  Radical Activist   Feb-06-08 11:46 PM   #50 
  - The Yucaipa deal sounds exactly like GWBush and Harken.  blm   Feb-07-08 03:14 PM   #135 
  - So she's not really broke!  FrenchieCat   Feb-06-08 11:49 PM   #52 
  - A MUST rec and kick nt  mckeown1128   Feb-06-08 11:49 PM   #53 
  - It's amazing how the Hillary supporters clam up when confronted with something substantive.  milkyway   Feb-06-08 11:51 PM   #54 
  - They got laid off.  Stephanie   Feb-06-08 11:53 PM   #55 
  - lol  Usrename   Feb-07-08 12:07 AM   #60 
  - *snort*  Kittycat   Feb-07-08 12:39 PM   #119 
  - Stephanie the source for this is Wall St. Journal...and they've been taken over  KoKo01   Feb-06-08 11:55 PM   #56 
  - I'm questioning the arrangement.  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 12:02 AM   #58 
  - where in the article does it say that Clinton got the money from Dubai?  KoKo01   Feb-07-08 12:09 AM   #63 
     - Dubai infused cash into an entity he co-owns w/ Burkle. If they hadn't, would it be worth anything?  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 12:16 AM   #64 
        - What does that have to do with the five million Hillary put in?  KoKo01   Feb-07-08 12:30 AM   #68 
           - now who isn't answering?  bigtree   Feb-07-08 06:47 AM   #81 
              - Excuse me for sleeping instead of answering YOU  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 10:14 AM   #99 
  - Maybe that's why Al Gore couldn't run for president?  SaveAmerica   Feb-07-08 12:05 PM   #114 
  - .....  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-07-08 12:09 AM   #61 
  - k&r  Iktomiwicasa   Feb-07-08 12:09 AM   #62 
  - A big K&R n/t  spokane   Feb-07-08 12:25 AM   #66 
  - kick  bigbrother05   Feb-07-08 12:28 AM   #67 
  - Hmmm...  psychopomp   Feb-07-08 12:40 AM   #70 
  - So is this why she pointedly said it was 'my money', as opposed to Bill's money?  Diane R   Feb-07-08 01:12 AM   #71 
  - They won't disclose their tax forms so how would we know?  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 01:17 AM   #73 
  - Bingo! There must be more to Bill's $$ then meets the eye!  ursi   Feb-07-08 03:33 PM   #141 
  - k&r  Alexander   Feb-07-08 01:43 AM   #74 
  - K&R  bonito   Feb-07-08 04:52 AM   #75 
  - Greedy fuckers just like W. n/t  JTFrog   Feb-07-08 05:15 AM   #76 
  - k&r  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Feb-07-08 05:18 AM   #77 
  - He's the guy who going to finance Hillary's campaign in an  FrenchieCat   Feb-07-08 05:22 AM   #78 
  - Ron Burkle is the opposite of Rezko. Bill will never say his relationship with Burkle was a mistake  Maribelle   Feb-07-08 05:54 AM   #79 
  - neither will Nobel Peace prize wimnner Al Gore.  bigtree   Feb-07-08 06:48 AM   #82 
  - Yeah, that'll never happen  Tyrone Slothrop   Feb-07-08 12:59 PM   #120 
  - Great-it sounds like a new way to funnel vast sums into a campaign and toward influence  mod mom   Feb-07-08 07:05 AM   #83 
  - Thanks modmom......  rucognizant   Feb-07-08 01:21 PM   #121 
  - One part innuendo, two part supposition, and a dash of absurdity  Tarc   Feb-07-08 07:24 AM   #84 
  - 28 Straight Years of Bushs and Clintons in the White House is long enough.  paparush   Feb-07-08 07:34 AM   #85 
  - papa......i could not agree with you more (eom)  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-07-08 08:54 AM   #88 
  - but hillary will make history!!!!!imseries!  mopinko   Feb-07-08 08:47 AM   #87 
  - "laundering campaign contributions"  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 10:25 AM   #102 
     - i really tried to stay away from that billary shit until  mopinko   Feb-07-08 10:45 AM   #109 
  - Who am I, a mere Duer, but when you look at the big players and  higher class   Feb-07-08 09:04 AM   #89 
  - Meanwhile ... Tony Blair is going after the EU Presidency.  hedda_foil   Feb-07-08 03:34 PM   #142 
  - Deluded.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-07-08 09:17 AM   #91 
  - I can't believe you're back with the SOS  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 10:26 AM   #105 
     - Don't Fret.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-07-08 10:35 AM   #107 
  - So, why is he getting money?  The Backlash Cometh   Feb-07-08 09:22 AM   #94 
  - It's in the Forbes article linked here. He said he'd to speaking  KoKo01   Feb-07-08 09:43 AM   #96 
     - When our leaders set this kind of example, it's no wonder the rest  The Backlash Cometh   Feb-07-08 09:56 AM   #97 
     - the OP makes no mention of BCCI and indeed I don't understand that connection, if there is one  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 10:29 AM   #106 
     - So what are we needing, a connection between BCCI, Clinton's, Dubai and Burkle?  nolabels   Feb-07-08 02:47 PM   #134 
        - No mystery. Same Dubai royals staked major share of BCCI. BCCI report was deep-sixed by Bill  blm   Feb-07-08 03:23 PM   #139 
           - The visits and plane trips with poppy bush were no accident then?  nolabels   Feb-08-08 04:15 AM   #165 
              - Media is now OWNED by these people like Carlyle investors and Murdoch - allies of BushInc.  blm   Feb-08-08 10:01 AM   #168 
     - You're WRONG, KoKo - the Dubai money is the SAME Dubai money that started BCCI  blm   Feb-07-08 03:18 PM   #136 
  - We would have never known for months and or maybe years without the internet  nolabels   Feb-07-08 10:15 AM   #100 
  - we needed internet during IranContra. There would be no St. Ronnie and No Bushes or Clintons.  blm   Feb-07-08 05:25 PM   #150 
  - what chaps my hide? this seems to get lost in the stupid crap on DU.  cryingshame   Feb-08-08 09:11 AM   #167 
     - Most probably could come up with all kinds of reasons for this being so  nolabels   Feb-08-08 12:39 PM   #171 
  - republicans courts do not permit a spouses ketchup  kokono   Feb-07-08 10:20 AM   #101 
  - K&R  fenriswolf   Feb-07-08 10:26 AM   #104 
  - So the money's coming from Bill's offshore (Cayman) holdings? LOL  elehhhhna   Feb-07-08 10:39 AM   #108 
  - Billary? Well of course Hussein Osama would never do anything like that.  karlrschneider   Feb-07-08 11:07 AM   #111 
  - A little more info >  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 11:36 AM   #113 
  - More info here...  AntiFascist   Feb-07-08 02:25 PM   #132 
  - Nothing to see here folks...run along.  Bread and Circus   Feb-07-08 01:23 PM   #122 
  - I'd like to know how much Dubai kicked in on Yucaipa and how that affected Bill's profits  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 01:52 PM   #124 
     - I don't know but I've been told by Mark Penn there is nothing to see here...  Bread and Circus   Feb-07-08 01:53 PM   #125 
        - Well his services cost $5.8M, so you'd best obey.  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 01:57 PM   #128 
           - Mark Penn is my hero....he stands for everything that is good about our party  Bread and Circus   Feb-07-08 02:07 PM   #131 
  - Billary? You just lost credibility  OzarkDem   Feb-07-08 01:55 PM   #126 
  - Doesn't change the facts that are there.  blm   Feb-07-08 03:26 PM   #140 
     - Hey, his money is hers to spend.  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 06:10 PM   #151 
        - heh....I guess it IS a trend now. Who knew freepers c1992 would start a trend?  blm   Feb-07-08 06:40 PM   #152 
  - K&R!!!  kma3346   Feb-07-08 02:03 PM   #130 
  - kick nt  marlakay   Feb-07-08 03:19 PM   #137 
  - Kickety kick nt  thecatburgler   Feb-07-08 03:43 PM   #143 
  - kick  Whisp   Feb-07-08 03:54 PM   #145 
  - .....  Tarheel_Dem   Feb-07-08 08:25 PM   #153 
  - A swift kick for the evening. nt  thecatburgler   Feb-07-08 08:34 PM   #154 
  - to the front page. nt  Whisp   Feb-07-08 08:48 PM   #155 
  - He's the one degree of separation  Patsy Stone   Feb-07-08 08:54 PM   #156 
  - ok now THAT's a scary connection  Stephanie   Feb-07-08 10:07 PM   #157 
  - I thought it was Bahrain  Patsy Stone   Feb-07-08 10:36 PM   #158 
  - Yeah...do a Google or read Upthread about Burkle and the Great Stuff he's done for Dems...  KoKo01   Feb-07-08 10:39 PM   #159 
     - And for the Saudis. nt  thecatburgler   Feb-07-08 11:03 PM   #162 
     - Okay  Patsy Stone   Feb-08-08 07:34 AM   #166 
  - Kick  Scurrilous   Feb-07-08 11:00 PM   #160 
  - 10pm (MT) kickeroo!  thecatburgler   Feb-07-08 11:02 PM   #161 
  - kick some sense.  Whisp   Feb-08-08 12:51 AM   #163 
  - ...  Whisp   Feb-08-08 02:04 AM   #164 
  - So the Clintons do the right thing only when they think someone is watching. Nice. nt  heraldsqure   Feb-08-08 01:50 PM   #173 
  - Obama is right  Stephanie   Feb-08-08 08:01 PM   #175 
  - Kick for Saturday! nt  thecatburgler   Feb-09-08 01:58 PM   #176 
 

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