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Tellurian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-07-08 09:58 AM
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12. Isn't Obama the one who said he was getting rid of "special interests" aka Lobbyists?
By Not taking Lobbyists money?
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  -Donation Bundlers for Obama Registered as Federal Lobbyists: Tellurian  Feb-07-08 08:57 AM   #0 
  - don't you get it, it's Ok when Obama does it  russian33   Feb-07-08 09:00 AM   #1 
  - They either are legally bind or legally deaf to the Truth!  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 09:47 AM   #3 
  - Not "lobbyist"!! Pretty shiny angels with fluffy wing and golden halos!  MethuenProgressive   Feb-07-08 10:11 AM   #30 
     - fluffy wing and halos....roflmao  russian33   Feb-07-08 10:22 AM   #36 
  - See? This is my concern..  ananda   Feb-07-08 09:00 AM   #2 
  - Just read on the Chi-Trib site...Republicans are donating heavily to BO's campaign..  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 09:52 AM   #7 
  - They know he will move the people to vote  Donnachaidh   Feb-07-08 09:59 AM   #15 
     - I'm glad you see the writing on the wall with an Obama presidency..  Tellurian   Feb-08-08 06:16 AM   #62 
  - he already is, so is Hillary.  apnu   Feb-07-08 10:01 AM   #20 
  - Obama takes money from lobbyists. That's disappointing. Clinton takes more, so I don't understand  Occam Bandage   Feb-07-08 09:48 AM   #4 
  - Isn't Obama the one who said he was getting rid of "special interests" aka Lobbyists?  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 09:58 AM   #12 
     - that is one thing that bothers me--obama presents himself as an Outsider but he is just a mucky!  rodeodance   Feb-07-08 10:01 AM   #21 
     - technically, see  northzax   Feb-07-08 10:45 AM   #39 
        - Theres no technically!... It's in the same vein as money laundering  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 10:58 AM   #42 
           - ah, but see  northzax   Feb-07-08 11:11 AM   #45 
              - To you maybe, not in the eyes of the Law, as in the technicallity of "LEGAL"..  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 12:19 PM   #51 
                 - wow, the fine art of sarcasm is the latest casualty  northzax   Feb-07-08 12:32 PM   #52 
                    - I don't know you or your objectified "fine", as you call it ,sarcasm..  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 05:10 PM   #59 
  - Where is the link showing that these people contributed to Obama's campaign? n/t  ProSense   Feb-07-08 09:49 AM   #5 
  - here's a pdf of the bundlers  maddezmom   Feb-07-08 09:53 AM   #8 
  - Obama doesn't take money from federal lobbyist. These sources are lumping information inaccurately  ProSense   Feb-07-08 10:10 AM   #28 
     - that link shows he did  maddezmom   Feb-07-08 10:55 AM   #40 
        - That link does not show that he received contributions from federal lobbyist  ProSense   Feb-07-08 11:26 AM   #47 
           - well did you see this one?  maddezmom   Feb-07-08 11:51 AM   #48 
  - here you go:  northzax   Feb-07-08 09:55 AM   #9 
  - That say's nothing about where the money came from! n/t  ProSense   Feb-07-08 10:07 AM   #25 
     - exactly  northzax   Feb-07-08 10:14 AM   #32 
     - You're chaffing. Relax, the answers will come.  elixir   Feb-07-08 11:02 AM   #44 
  - A fair question. Look them up on opensecrets.org  Tarc   Feb-07-08 10:00 AM   #19 
  - K&R  Blue State Native   Feb-07-08 09:51 AM   #6 
  - Well that's not surprising to me..  JKaiser   Feb-07-08 09:56 AM   #10 
  - Maybe he should answer that.  Blue State Native   Feb-07-08 09:59 AM   #14 
  - Hillary supporters talking about Lobbyist donations? LOL You can't make this up  BrentTaylor   Feb-07-08 09:57 AM   #11 
  - Grasping at straws  TornadoTN   Feb-07-08 09:58 AM   #13 
  - Hillary has NEVER denied taking money from Lobbyists.. Obama denys it at every campaign stop.  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 10:00 AM   #17 
  - Obama doesn't take money from registered Lobbyist  BrentTaylor   Feb-07-08 10:07 AM   #24 
  - um, did you miss the OP?  northzax   Feb-07-08 10:33 AM   #38 
  - There are many links PROVING Obama takes LB$$$ .read, before making yourself look even more foolish  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 06:12 PM   #61 
  - As a matter of fact she has defended lobbyists.  desi   Feb-07-08 10:08 AM   #26 
  - But Hillary doesn't flat out lie about lobbyists  Donnachaidh   Feb-07-08 10:00 AM   #18 
     - The BIG differece between Hillary and Obama IS Hillary doesn't LIE..  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 10:09 AM   #27 
        - exactly....Obama is theater  ElsewheresDaughter   Feb-07-08 10:15 AM   #33 
           - Exactly.. all satire..  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 11:01 AM   #43 
  - for those of you chipping in $200 or so  northzax   Feb-07-08 09:59 AM   #16 
  - That was RUDE--please refrain yourself from mocking health-felt doners--on either side  rodeodance   Feb-07-08 10:05 AM   #23 
     - rude?  northzax   Feb-07-08 10:16 AM   #34 
  - In January 28 million of what Obama raised was online.  mckeown1128   Feb-07-08 10:01 AM   #22 
  - With all the Lying going on in the Obama Campaign...who knows what to believe anymore..  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 10:11 AM   #29 
     - What lying? nt  mckeown1128   Feb-07-08 10:16 AM   #35 
        - Obama saying he doesn't take money from Lobbyists  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 10:55 AM   #41 
  - Hillary received more bundling money then Barack has - Get the Facts at WhiteHouseForSale.org!!!!  1776Forever   Feb-07-08 10:12 AM   #31 
  - of course  northzax   Feb-07-08 10:32 AM   #37 
  - Do you understand the point yet?  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 11:18 AM   #46 
     - OK - I think that is great - but right now all of the candidates are taking bundling money!  1776Forever   Feb-07-08 11:58 AM   #49 
        - But NOT ALL the candidates are LIARS, except for OBAMA!  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 12:17 PM   #50 
           - Your view - Read Joel S. Hirschhorn author of Delusional Democracy  1776Forever   Feb-07-08 12:48 PM   #53 
              - Yes, we know who he is...a Bloomberg supporter  Tellurian   Feb-07-08 06:07 PM   #60 
  - K&R  seasonedblue   Feb-07-08 12:51 PM   #54 
  - OOPSIE! I'm sure this was all just a misunderstanding.  in_cog_ni_to   Feb-07-08 01:36 PM   #55 
  - Duh, I've saying this for a while!!!!!  demo dutch   Feb-07-08 01:50 PM   #56 
  - "Saint" Obama? Tell me this isn't so!  AX10   Feb-07-08 01:53 PM   #57 
  - Obama is OWNED by corporations, even more so then Dubya.  REDFISHBLUEFISH   Feb-07-08 01:54 PM   #58 
     - But less so than Hillary...n/t  Kristi1696   Feb-08-08 11:46 AM   #65 
  - Obama the hypocrite strikes again...I hope more people find out about this.  CyberPieHole   Feb-08-08 11:37 AM   #63 
  - Link please.  Kristi1696   Feb-08-08 11:40 AM   #64 
  - Thank you Hillary  donheld   Feb-08-08 11:53 AM   #66 
 

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