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bigtree Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 11:31 AM
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58. divert, distract
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  -"Tony Rezko was Obama's first significant political contributor" billbuckhead  Feb-20-08 11:32 PM   #0 
  - It's pretty sad to see lengths the Hillbots have sunk to  NJSecularist   Feb-20-08 11:33 PM   #1 
  - Even Obama said it looks bad.  billbuckhead   Feb-20-08 11:37 PM   #2 
  - The Obamamaniacs will go crazy over this  UALRBSofL   Feb-20-08 11:39 PM   #3 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Feb-20-08 11:44 PM   #4 
     - Thank You Such A Compliment  UALRBSofL   Feb-20-08 11:47 PM   #5 
     - What is frightening is they don't CARE. They just don't CARE that Obama lied to ABC about the  saracat   Feb-20-08 11:48 PM   #6 
     - Please quote the lies, with links.  tabatha   Feb-20-08 11:52 PM   #7 
     - The links to the facts she spoke of have been posted here numerous times  jackson_dem   Feb-20-08 11:56 PM   #9 
     - Obama told Stephanopulous on ABC that he took no money from Resko for the presidential campaign.  saracat   Feb-21-08 12:02 AM   #11 
     - He didn't take any money for his presidential campaign. nt  mckeown1128   Feb-21-08 07:42 AM   #31 
        - But he did 100K worth.  saracat   Feb-21-08 12:57 PM   #75 
     - Hre is one link .there are others.  saracat   Feb-21-08 12:14 AM   #18 
        - Clinton returned money from an unethical contributor, too.  tabatha   Feb-21-08 12:48 PM   #74 
           - Some of the donations were from Resko's "wife". How was that "unclear"  saracat   Feb-21-08 01:32 PM   #76 
     - Tell the Hillster to release her tax returns...before mention Rezko ever again..  ObamaFan   Feb-20-08 11:54 PM   #8 
     - Okay  Raejeanowl   Feb-21-08 12:03 AM   #13 
        - Tit for Tit...  ObamaFan   Feb-21-08 12:16 AM   #20 
           - Congratulations!  Raejeanowl   Feb-21-08 01:05 AM   #22 
     - saracat what I don't understand is why none of it is ever mentioned on MSM  UALRBSofL   Feb-20-08 11:56 PM   #10 
     - NBC and ABc both did stories on it but they are holding real fire till he is nominated.  saracat   Feb-21-08 01:39 PM   #78 
     - Hillary is no victim  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-21-08 12:05 AM   #14 
     - seems like they knew in 2006  stillcool47   Feb-21-08 08:32 AM   #40 
     - something?  stillcool47   Feb-21-08 08:40 AM   #43 
     - sshhhhhhh--can't say nothing bad about their SAVIOR.  rodeodance   Feb-21-08 12:07 AM   #17 
     - Hillbots are desperately hoping there's some there there  cali   Feb-21-08 07:20 AM   #24 
        - theirs was just a casual relationship, between a politician and a crook.  bigtree   Feb-21-08 07:32 AM   #28 
           - This just isn't sticking and  cali   Feb-21-08 07:40 AM   #30 
              - The hypocricy though is startling. You say it hasn't stuck, like you're proud of the relationship  bigtree   Feb-21-08 08:06 AM   #34 
  - Click, Read Learn  Johnny__Motown   Feb-21-08 12:03 AM   #12 
  - Clinton co-chair took checks from Rezko  WillYourVoteBCounted   Feb-21-08 12:07 AM   #15 
  - Not $100k worth as did Obama.  saracat   Feb-21-08 12:15 AM   #19 
  - Doesn't seem to have any legs  LittleClarkie   Feb-21-08 12:07 AM   #16 
  - What does have legs is Hillary ripping off her poor knew..  ObamaFan   Feb-21-08 12:18 AM   #21 
  - Sure will have legs when the Republicans start going after Saint Obama  billbuckhead   Feb-21-08 07:13 AM   #23 
  - are you an oracle? LOL!  cali   Feb-21-08 07:22 AM   #25 
  - Trial date is Mar 3 ... we'll hear a lot more then /nt  Iceburg   Feb-21-08 07:30 AM   #27 
     - And yet, Obama will not be the one on trial  LittleClarkie   Feb-21-08 03:54 PM   #79 
  - The Clintons have had their own Godfathers  Armstead   Feb-21-08 07:27 AM   #26 
  - sure, but Obama's been bashing the Clinton's for their finances  bigtree   Feb-21-08 07:34 AM   #29 
  - Blair was still small time compared to Jackson Stephens' bankrolling of Clinton's career AND  blm   Feb-21-08 01:35 PM   #77 
  - "Rezko is the Jack Abramoff of Chicago Illinois politicians" close friend for 20 yrs of the Obama's  ElsewheresDaughter   Feb-21-08 07:53 AM   #32 
  - The press has had little interest in this story  Mystery2Me   Feb-21-08 07:56 AM   #33 
  - what does that tell you?....the RW Corporate media loves their man Obama!  ElsewheresDaughter   Feb-21-08 08:07 AM   #35 
  - It's like Star Wars . . . "nothing to see here . . .this isn't the pol you're looking for"  bigtree   Feb-21-08 08:08 AM   #36 
  - So, what is there to see? What wrongdoing is Obama accused of?  Occam Bandage   Feb-21-08 08:10 AM   #37 
     - the 'business as usual' that he decries and promises to end.  bigtree   Feb-21-08 08:15 AM   #38 
        - So, what "backdoor deal" did he give Rezko? Are you suggesting bribery? If so, what was Rezko's  Occam Bandage   Feb-21-08 08:18 AM   #39 
           - no. I'm referring to the work Obama did at the Davis law firm  bigtree   Feb-21-08 08:34 AM   #41 
              - So, what wrongdoing is Obama accused of? The best you've provided is  Occam Bandage   Feb-21-08 08:37 AM   #42 
                 - you're focusing on proven legalities? The hypocrisy doesn't seem to matter to you  bigtree   Feb-21-08 08:49 AM   #45 
                    - So your best evidence he's done anything wrong is "who knows?"  Occam Bandage   Feb-21-08 09:56 AM   #49 
                       - maintaining a 17-year, close relationship with a corrupt slumlord who's now facing trial  bigtree   Feb-21-08 10:21 AM   #50 
                          - Bankrolled for YEARS by man who brought BCCI into this country and now you collect MILLIONS  blm   Feb-21-08 11:29 AM   #57 
                             - divert, distract  bigtree   Feb-21-08 11:31 AM   #58 
                                - Subject is "first political contributor" isn't it? You think Clintons BIGGEST donor is a nonissue  blm   Feb-21-08 11:39 AM   #60 
                                   - who said he gives me vapors? They're both typical politicians. Obama's just starting out  bigtree   Feb-21-08 11:41 AM   #61 
                                      - Except Clinton was being bankrolled by a full on partner to BushInc. in DEEP doodoo  blm   Feb-21-08 11:55 AM   #62 
                                         - his bank account didn't reflect that at the time. he had about half a mil in the bank, no home  bigtree   Feb-21-08 12:04 PM   #65 
                                            - BCCI was about the funding of global terrorism amongst other matters. That is NOT a theory.  blm   Feb-21-08 12:10 PM   #67 
                                               - collecting from Dubai? By doing work for that one fellow? Stretch.  bigtree   Feb-21-08 12:13 PM   #70 
                                                  - 20 million dollars from Yucaipa who got the money FROM Dubai - the same Dubai $$  blm   Feb-21-08 12:26 PM   #73 
  - Chicago Tribune:Judge rules Rezko's lawyers can explore Levine's drug use  Iceburg   Feb-21-08 12:13 PM   #69 
  - ABC evening news did a segment of Rezco-Obama last week. Very inclusive  rodeodance   Feb-21-08 08:41 AM   #44 
  - Obama's former fundraiser.  bigtree   Feb-21-08 08:59 AM   #46 
     - ah the axiom:" Show me your friends and I'll show you who you are" & they were "close" friends  ElsewheresDaughter   Feb-21-08 09:15 AM   #47 
     - JACKSON STEPHENS bankrolled Bill's political career AND brought BCCI to this country  blm   Feb-21-08 10:27 AM   #52 
        - yup, that's the tactic. change the subject. Not on this thread.  bigtree   Feb-21-08 10:30 AM   #54 
           - It's not a change - WE are s'posed to get exercised over Rezko when Stephens BOUGHT CLINTONS  blm   Feb-21-08 10:41 AM   #55 
     - they were very clear this had been a long term relationship  rodeodance   Feb-21-08 09:25 AM   #48 
  - He was every Democrat's contributer in Illinois  blogslut   Feb-21-08 10:23 AM   #51 
  - but, Obama is presenting himself as a 'different kind' of politician  bigtree   Feb-21-08 10:30 AM   #53 
     - Yes, he is ushering in a new way.  blogslut   Feb-21-08 10:42 AM   #56 
     - not bitter, just not impressed by his holier than thou stance on financing  bigtree   Feb-21-08 11:34 AM   #59 
     - Yes - maybe Obama will NOT deep-six serious investigations of global terror networks and those  blm   Feb-21-08 12:02 PM   #64 
        - He's only just begun. He's been less than discriminating about his funding sources in the past.  bigtree   Feb-21-08 12:06 PM   #66 
           - And what do we HAVE from Clintons? A NEED To continue to protect BushInc.  blm   Feb-21-08 12:11 PM   #68 
              - who? Hillary needing that? I doubt it. Never seen a woman president in action . . .  bigtree   Feb-21-08 12:14 PM   #71 
                 - She needs to protect Bill's legacy, too, now. The legacy they SHARE. BTW - you do know Stephens  blm   Feb-21-08 12:21 PM   #72 
  - And while Hillary Clinton was chanting to pagan gods and hanging crack pipes on the WH Xmas Tree  impeachdubya   Feb-21-08 12:01 PM   #63 
  - The trial starts in 4 days -  pirhana   Feb-21-08 03:57 PM   #80 
  - the replay from the debate and Obama saying "NO, NO, NO"  cd3dem   Feb-21-08 04:25 PM   #81 
     - Who deep-sixed BCCI for the man who BANKROLLED his political career AND his primary?  blm   Feb-21-08 04:30 PM   #82 

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