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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-16-08 06:47 PM
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32. i noticed this---->
His Senate salary is $260,735.
Charitable contributions were $240,370.

he paid all but 20,365 of his senate pay to charity.....dam he`s a cheapskate
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  -BREAKING - Barack Obama Highest Paid US Senator prodn2000  Apr-16-08 06:19 PM   #0 
  - Telecom Act of 1996 is what's wrong with the media.  msallied   Apr-16-08 06:20 PM   #1 
  - I think that everyone makes the same amount of money...  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:22 PM   #5 
  - What was the '96 telecom bill  MonkeyFunk   Apr-16-08 06:54 PM   #41 
  - Media deregulation was Reagan's legacy  depakid   Apr-17-08 12:59 AM   #67 
  - ITA!!!  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:03 AM   #70 
  - Nah...  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 02:48 AM   #85 
  - I don't believe for one Minute that Obama is Highest Paid US Senator....  KoKo01   Apr-16-08 06:22 PM   #2 
  - How does 4 mil compare to 109 mil?  Liberal Gramma   Apr-16-08 06:51 PM   #36 
  - Right...  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:53 PM   #39 
  - Which senator made 109 million in one year?!  MonkeyFunk   Apr-16-08 06:55 PM   #42 
  - Wasn't that Clinton's income?  Liberal Gramma   Apr-16-08 08:13 PM   #45 
     - Yes, you're mistaken  MonkeyFunk   Apr-17-08 12:21 AM   #48 
     - Actually, Eight  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:31 AM   #51 
     - My bad. Sorry  Liberal Gramma   Apr-17-08 10:21 AM   #86 
     - At that rate - Obama makes roughly  JoFerret   Apr-17-08 10:57 AM   #87 
     - Yes. You are.  JoFerret   Apr-17-08 07:56 PM   #101 
  - If Obama had been president, do you doubt he would have earned as much as Clinton?  beyondromantic   Apr-17-08 12:39 AM   #61 
  - Just read the OP word-for-word.  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:40 AM   #63 
  - Quick - send money  JoFerret   Apr-17-08 04:10 PM   #91 
  - He's at least one of the top two highest paid Senators  rucky   Apr-16-08 08:16 PM   #46 
  - Why would that be wrong? Who would make more? Kerry doesn't earn more.  saracat   Apr-16-08 06:22 PM   #3 
  - So, how do you tie his book sales to his Senate seat?  sfexpat2000   Apr-16-08 06:22 PM   # 
  - Did you read the article?  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:23 PM   #6 
     - There is no link in the OP.  sfexpat2000   Apr-16-08 06:25 PM   #9 
        - ...  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:27 PM   #10 
           - Sorry, I guess I did miss the whole funny part of the joke.  sfexpat2000   Apr-16-08 06:28 PM   #13 
  - it doesn't need to be true to work  enki23   Apr-16-08 06:22 PM   #4 
  - I know...  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:24 PM   #7 
  - I guess this is part of Obama's "elitism." [sarcasm] nt  lulu in NC   Apr-16-08 06:24 PM   #8 
  - Where is the Clinton's' 2007 return?  BumRushDaShow   Apr-16-08 06:27 PM   #11 
  - LOL..  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:29 PM   #16 
  - No, you need to cut the crap.  BumRushDaShow   Apr-16-08 06:33 PM   #18 
     - If they don't release it by 4/22,  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:34 PM   #19 
        - Since the Clinton campaign has started the "Elitist" meme  BumRushDaShow   Apr-16-08 06:42 PM   #26 
           - When did they promise to release it by?  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:44 PM   #29 
              - What are they hiding? Their "Elitism"? n/t  BumRushDaShow   Apr-16-08 06:45 PM   #30 
                 - They are not hiding anything.  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:47 PM   #31 
                    - We're going in circles as usual. Today is "before 4/22"  BumRushDaShow   Apr-16-08 06:52 PM   #37 
                       - Prove that you are not a robot.  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:54 PM   #40 
                          - No answer.  BumRushDaShow   Apr-16-08 06:57 PM   #43 
                             - I can't stay hooked up to the tubes forever!  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:58 AM   #84 
  - umm - they released it a WHILE ago - it was all over the news...  TankLV   Apr-17-08 04:27 PM   #94 
     - Just so we are clear on that 10%  Zodiak Ironfist   Apr-17-08 04:55 PM   #100 
  - Did they take this from his tax return?  hfojvt   Apr-16-08 06:28 PM   #12 
  - Bingo!  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:30 PM   #17 
  - Woo-hoo! Rock on Barack!  Bucky   Apr-16-08 06:28 PM   #14 
  - McCain has his loads of Beer Money  NightWatcher   Apr-16-08 06:28 PM   #15 
  - What the hell are you talking about? Nowhere in the article does it say he is the highest paid Sen.  2rth2pwr   Apr-16-08 06:36 PM   #20 
  - I am not posting from the bar. Yet.  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:40 PM   #21 
     - linky things?  2rth2pwr   Apr-16-08 06:41 PM   #22 
     - Link to what?  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:42 PM   #24 
     - Senate salaries are $169,300 effective January 1, 2008  TahitiNut   Apr-17-08 01:17 AM   #76 
        - The silent storm of sanity  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:37 AM   #79 
           - I find that opinions have a longer shelf life when heavily salted with facts.  TahitiNut   Apr-17-08 01:50 AM   #82 
              - Salted AND Pickled.  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:53 AM   #83 
  - All Senators get the same salary  rox63   Apr-16-08 06:42 PM   #23 
  - No they don't.  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:43 PM   #27 
     - Do committee heads get extra?  aquart   Apr-17-08 12:37 AM   #57 
        - No.  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:40 AM   #62 
  - I suppose it's his fault his book accounts for 95.24% of his income.  oviedodem   Apr-16-08 06:42 PM   #25 
  - I didn't say anything about his book. Not one word.  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:43 PM   #28 
  - Legal income is not a "fault."  aquart   Apr-17-08 12:38 AM   #59 
  - i noticed this---->  madrchsod   Apr-16-08 06:47 PM   #32 
  - LOL...  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:49 PM   #33 
  - ^^^HERE******  anonymous171   Apr-16-08 06:49 PM   #34 
  - His book earnings aren't factored into your figures, there. NT  MADem   Apr-16-08 07:01 PM   #44 
     - Obviously----  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:46 AM   #65 
  - When his campaign took off, so did his book sales.  GoesTo11   Apr-16-08 06:50 PM   #35 
  - That is fantastic.  prodn2000   Apr-16-08 06:52 PM   #38 
  - Are they including his wife's income?  Johnny__Motown   Apr-16-08 08:17 PM   #47 
  - I don't know...Maybe???  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:39 AM   #60 
  - And he's not even president yet  beyondromantic   Apr-17-08 12:22 AM   #49 
  - Nah....  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:35 AM   #55 
  - If he filed a joint tax return, his wife's salary would be included in that sum.  PA Democrat   Apr-17-08 12:23 AM   #50 
  - DINGDINGDING  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:32 AM   #52 
  - Good for him, but misleading stupid headline Bethie. n/t  48percenter   Apr-17-08 12:34 AM   #53 
  - The headline was provided by proxy by the good folks at the AP.  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:37 AM   #56 
  - Does Herb Kohl or any of the other rich senators know about this?  Fighting Irish   Apr-17-08 12:35 AM   #54 
  - Please read the OP, and then post.  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:37 AM   #58 
     - Oh, I know  Fighting Irish   Apr-17-08 12:43 AM   #64 
        - I love the fake outrage!  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 12:48 AM   #66 
  - 69 Replies!!!  Brundle_Fly   Apr-17-08 12:59 AM   #68 
  - I didn't want votes on this. This is nothing to be proud of...  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:02 AM   #69 
  - That is NOT the headline. (????) -eom  Justitia   Apr-17-08 01:05 AM   #71 
  - No...It sure isn't. Care to read the paragraph?  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:07 AM   #73 
     - I did and I still don't see whatever you're getting at. -eom  Justitia   Apr-17-08 01:19 AM   #77 
        - Well you owe me a credit then!!!  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:25 AM   #78 
           - oh, okay. I guess I was looking for a bigger screw up . -eom  Justitia   Apr-17-08 01:39 AM   #80 
              - Well seek and you shall find...  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:43 AM   #81 
  - 1/2 a day later...and they STILL have not corrected it!  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:06 AM   #72 
  - Hillary got paid 8 million upfront for her first book  Levgreee   Apr-17-08 01:08 AM   #74 
  - Read, then post a response...  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 01:12 AM   #75 
  - Nonsense. He was born in a manger  JoFerret   Apr-17-08 10:59 AM   #88 
  - That's what happens when you write bestselling books. Duh. nt  Vinca   Apr-17-08 11:05 AM   #89 
  - Really?  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 03:27 PM   #90 
  - after the debate we know the fix is in on bacrack....they're taking him down (the media)  spanone   Apr-17-08 04:12 PM   #92 
  - This article was Pre-Debate nt  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 04:49 PM   #98 
  - Wow, now if he pulled that amount for the next 25 years....  olkaz   Apr-17-08 04:12 PM   #93 
  - ...  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 04:50 PM   #99 
  - Nobody got the joke that somehow his senate salary is $100,000 more than every other senator?  bobbert   Apr-17-08 04:35 PM   #95 
  - LOL, many many didn't.  prodn2000   Apr-17-08 04:48 PM   #97 
  - What's funny?  Truth Hurts A Lot   Apr-17-08 08:15 PM   #102 
  - WAIT!  demwing   Apr-17-08 04:39 PM   #96 
 

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