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MichiganVote Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-04-08 03:39 PM
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8. No, but let's face it, they all take advantage of their associations.
Blaming either of the candidates is lame.
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  -While ordinary Americans struggle to make ends meet, the Clintons make 109 million. totodeinhere  Apr-04-08 03:34 PM   #0 
  - Bill did it in the first election. Promised those areas more jobs and instead gave them NAFTA.  anonymous171   Apr-04-08 03:35 PM   #1 
  - You folks have got to be the most hateful MoFos of all time.  jasmine621   Apr-04-08 04:25 PM   #38 
     - Thanks for a bit of perspective  MediaBabe   Apr-04-08 09:41 PM   #56 
     - The Obama Slime machine at work  Taxmyth   Apr-05-08 01:54 AM   #76 
  - And pretty much with Gore and the rest of the entire Congress too.  MichiganVote   Apr-04-08 03:35 PM   #2 
  - But that still doesn't make it right.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 03:38 PM   #6 
  - No, but let's face it, they all take advantage of their associations.  MichiganVote   Apr-04-08 03:39 PM   #8 
  - If this really bothers you,  Ronnie   Apr-04-08 11:10 PM   #70 
  - Al Gore made more  lefty from jersey   Apr-04-08 03:39 PM   #7 
     - You're funny...kinda dumb...but funny.  MichiganVote   Apr-04-08 03:40 PM   #12 
     - Not even funny..what an ass...  movonne   Apr-04-08 03:47 PM   #29 
     - ...  Blue State Native   Apr-04-08 03:42 PM   #17 
     - Your stay will be short.  NeedleCast   Apr-04-08 09:48 PM   #59 
     - Your disappearance wouldn't be noticed by  bilgewaterbill   Apr-04-08 11:15 PM   #71 
  - You too can write a few books and they be best sellers  UALRBSofL   Apr-04-08 03:36 PM   #3 
  - Actually, over 50 million was made by Bill Clinton giving speeches.  file83   Apr-04-08 10:29 PM   #65 
  - It will be interesting to see how this plays out in PA (and elsewhere)  Sandi_4_Edwards   Apr-04-08 03:36 PM   #4 
  - Several million dollars won't even pay for Bush or Cheney's cowboy boots.  valerief   Apr-04-08 03:37 PM   #5 
  - We all know that the Repukes are thieves and crooks,  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 03:40 PM   #9 
     - But they're politicians. Double duh. People go into politics for money.  valerief   Apr-04-08 03:43 PM   #22 
        - That's why I support Obama.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 03:46 PM   #25 
           - Well, I support him, too. I think he's our best bet. But you can't change a  valerief   Apr-04-08 03:47 PM   #32 
  - nothing fishy at all  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 03:40 PM   #10 
  - They all were rich before they took office.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 03:43 PM   #18 
  - Write a few best-selling books  MonkeyFunk   Apr-04-08 03:47 PM   #31 
  - so its better that we elect rich people, and then they get richer?  onenote   Apr-04-08 07:01 PM   #44 
  - Interesting how almost of the money they earned were through the books they wrote  UALRBSofL   Apr-04-08 03:46 PM   #26 
     - They are criticized no matter what they do  Autumn   Apr-04-08 07:59 PM   #46 
  - Shh. Don't badmouth our representative plutocracy. n/t  Orsino   Apr-04-08 03:40 PM   #11 
  - RIGHT!! The Obamas were still paying their student loans 2 years ago while the Clintons don't  uponit7771   Apr-04-08 03:40 PM   #13 
  - The Obamas earned over 2.5 million in 2005-2006. How big were those student loans?  onenote   Apr-04-08 07:02 PM   #45 
     - Guffaw  MediaBabe   Apr-04-08 09:03 PM   #54 
     - Doesn't matter. Opportunity cost.  BlooInBloo   Apr-04-08 11:17 PM   #73 
  - The Clintons represent everything thats wrong with our country  DJ13   Apr-04-08 03:41 PM   #14 
  - No, they claim they will ALSO represent the interests for the poor and middle n/t  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 08:03 PM   #48 
  - Unless they earned it illegally this is a non issue to me.  Forkboy   Apr-04-08 03:41 PM   #15 
  - There is nothing wrong with being successful  DearAbby   Apr-04-08 03:42 PM   #16 
  - It all depends on how you become successful.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 03:44 PM   #23 
     - indeed  DearAbby   Apr-04-08 03:47 PM   #30 
  - There is nothing fishy here. This has been standard from day one. Clinton = Rich and Powerful  Zachstar   Apr-04-08 03:43 PM   #19 
  - This is THE reason why she never should have run  BeyondGeography   Apr-04-08 03:43 PM   #20 
  - It is definitely why they were not releasing the returns until the last minute  harun   Apr-04-08 08:06 PM   #50 
  - They sold their asses to the highest bidder  workinclasszero   Apr-04-08 03:43 PM   #21 
  - And if Hillary gets in we can expect more of the same.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 03:47 PM   #33 
  - Most politicians have money  bigwillq   Apr-04-08 03:45 PM   #24 
  - And that's what's wrong with the system.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 03:49 PM   #34 
     - Doubt if he'll change it.  bigwillq   Apr-04-08 03:53 PM   #37 
  - So, working hard and becoming successful is a bad thing?  Beaverhausen   Apr-04-08 03:46 PM   #27 
  - So NAFTA was good for some people.  cottonseed   Apr-04-08 03:46 PM   #28 
  - Yeah, it was good for people who have no problem with college tuitions,  valerief   Apr-04-08 03:50 PM   #35 
  - NAFTA was ONLY good for corporations.  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 08:04 PM   #49 
  - How rich are the Obamas?  riskpeace   Apr-04-08 03:52 PM   #36 
  - In the last couple years, they made about 1 million or 1.5 million per year, but before  file83   Apr-04-08 10:31 PM   #67 
  - Ivory Back scratcher?  quantass   Apr-04-08 04:37 PM   #39 
  - How much did Michelle and Obama make?  emilyg   Apr-04-08 06:36 PM   #40 
  - To be able to give $10,237,741.00 to charity!  MethuenProgressive   Apr-04-08 06:57 PM   #41 
  - Better give them to HER OWN charity, than to pay them in taxes.  DerekJ   Apr-04-08 09:46 PM   #58 
  - 9% of their income  Brundle_Fly   Apr-04-08 10:09 PM   #63 
  - The ultra-rich don't give up that kind of change for nothing...  Jed Dilligan   Apr-04-08 06:59 PM   #42 
  - and this makes them unique?  onenote   Apr-04-08 07:00 PM   #43 
  - You sound jealous to me....  Breeze54   Apr-04-08 08:00 PM   #47 
  - You know, the press made quite a bit out of the fact that when former President Clinton was first  Penndems   Apr-04-08 08:10 PM   #51 
  - This IS class warfare bullshit.  DuaneBidoux   Apr-04-08 08:18 PM   #52 
  - That class warfare stuff is Rove speak.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 09:52 PM   #61 
  - THANK you!  EffieBlack   Apr-04-08 11:02 PM   #69 
  - And Obama pays $100,000 for five feet of YARD.  MediaBabe   Apr-04-08 09:01 PM   #53 
  - Please tell me you live in some rural area.  DerekJ   Apr-04-08 09:44 PM   #57 
  - to answer your question, NO! Not just no, but hell no.  intheozone   Apr-04-08 09:39 PM   #55 
  - Yes I do. In the real world the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 09:54 PM   #62 
  - Taxes show shady connections to some corporations, individuals, and links to Dubai  DerekJ   Apr-04-08 09:50 PM   #60 
  - Dear dumbass, Clinton created 22 million jobs  Seeker30   Apr-04-08 10:18 PM   #64 
  - At least this dumbass realizes that Clinton pushed through NAFTA which has cost...  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 11:23 PM   #74 
  - John Kerry wasn't short of a dollar either  Aussie leftie   Apr-04-08 10:30 PM   #66 
  - Get a life!  doc03   Apr-04-08 10:57 PM   #68 
  - I the furthest thing from a Clinton supporter for the primary, but nor do I hate rich people...  BlooInBloo   Apr-04-08 11:16 PM   #72 
  - Interesting Washington Post take on this.  totodeinhere   Apr-04-08 11:30 PM   #75 

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