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16. Perhaps, but the extent to which he is beholden is FAR LESS than
the extent to which Hillary and McCain have sold out to those interests.
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  -I Am Fully Convinced After Last Night....This Election Is About Corporations Vs. The People. AllexxisF1  Apr-17-08 08:25 AM   #0 
  - Well said.  Upfront   Apr-17-08 08:38 AM   #1 
  - I don't think that the division is quite that clear...  Orsino   Apr-17-08 08:59 AM   #2 
  - This is a great line. . .  stellanoir   Apr-17-08 09:00 AM   #3 
  - K&R n/t  myrna minx   Apr-17-08 09:01 AM   #4 
  - Of course. It has been since the beginning. Thus, my fervent support for JRE  Triana   Apr-17-08 09:07 AM   #5 
  - Now all we have to do, is convince everyone else.  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-17-08 09:17 AM   #6 
  - K&R  IsItJustMe   Apr-17-08 09:43 AM   #7 
  - K&R  meow mix   Apr-17-08 09:45 AM   #8 
  - The corporations have already won.  QC   Apr-17-08 09:47 AM   # 
  - I don't see that honestly about Obama, not that he's perfect but his connections are a fraction of..  uponit7771   Apr-17-08 11:07 AM   #33 
  - Wall Street adores him.  QC   Apr-17-08 11:11 AM   #36 
     - Not in itself a bad thing---  Jackpine Radical   Apr-17-08 07:40 PM   #77 
  - If that's true...  BklnDem75   Apr-17-08 11:12 AM   #37 
  - Some people want power. Other people want to own those who have power. n/t  QC   Apr-17-08 11:16 AM   #41 
  - They are well ahead but the ball game ain't over. People in some South American  rhett o rick   Apr-17-08 12:23 PM   #45 
  - Sad but very true. n/t  Lorien   Apr-18-08 02:56 AM   #91 
  - Thank you.  Stand and Fight   Apr-18-08 03:44 AM   #94 
  - That's an insightful observation about Hillary's backers wanting her there not to win anymore, but  closeupready   Apr-17-08 09:47 AM   #9 
  - I knew it all along  shadowknows69   Apr-17-08 09:49 AM   #10 
  - K&R n/t  purji   Apr-17-08 09:50 AM   #11 
  - K & R  invictus   Apr-17-08 09:51 AM   #12 
  - Obama is beholden to the same interests. To believe otherwise is naive. nt  Flabbergasted   Apr-17-08 09:52 AM   #13 
  - Perhaps, but the extent to which he is beholden is FAR LESS than  closeupready   Apr-17-08 10:06 AM   #16 
  - I think it's a fraction of that honestly, I don't see the direct corolation  uponit7771   Apr-17-08 11:03 AM   #28 
  - So it's okay to be just a bit corrupt? WTF?!  TheGoldenRule   Apr-17-08 12:27 PM   #47 
     - Excuse me. We have three choices. Although we on DU have two.  closeupready   Apr-17-08 01:29 PM   #57 
     - god, i hate simplistic manichean crap  cali   Apr-17-08 02:19 PM   #59 
  - Well, of course!! Business if the backbone of any country.. When you elevate the interest of  DerekJ   Apr-17-08 12:32 PM   #50 
  - Concur 100% - When Net Neutrality Goes, there won't be another chance  crankychatter   Apr-17-08 09:53 AM   #14 
  - MSM makes tons of money by keeping the polls tight and race going.  Bensthename   Apr-17-08 09:54 AM   #15 
  - Let's be honest, Obama is not an anti-corporate candidate  TragedyandHope   Apr-17-08 10:53 AM   #17 
  - You missed the point. It isn't about Obama. It is about us and OUR movement.  Bonobo   Apr-17-08 10:56 AM   #20 
     - I agree 100% with you on that, but I don't believe in magic  TragedyandHope   Apr-17-08 10:59 AM   #23 
        - There is nothing magical about it.  Bonobo   Apr-17-08 11:05 AM   #29 
        - In other words  TragedyandHope   Apr-17-08 11:10 AM   #35 
           - I hear you. Normally I would agree 100%  Bonobo   Apr-17-08 12:19 PM   #44 
        - No candidate can be far removed from the stench of corporations because ANYONE can contribute to a..  uponit7771   Apr-17-08 11:05 AM   #30 
  - k&r  Swamp Rat   Apr-17-08 10:53 AM   #18 
  - Perfect. Absolutely perfect post. Right on. K&R x 1,000,000!  Bonobo   Apr-17-08 10:54 AM   #19 
  - I place a LOT more blame for this stupid ass'd war on the media after last night. They HAVE NOT...  uponit7771   Apr-17-08 10:58 AM   #21 
  - What's Clinton's stance on Media Deregulation?  anonymous171   Apr-17-08 10:58 AM   #22 
  - What ever Rove wants...I'm sooooo disappointed in her.  uponit7771   Apr-17-08 11:01 AM   #25 
  - This Election Is About Corporations Vs. The People? -> (as usual?)  Imagevision   Apr-17-08 11:01 AM   #24 
  - Noticeably absent: any questions about corporate greed and malfeasance  PA Democrat   Apr-17-08 11:02 AM   #26 
  - StephADickLess and Grubson might like getting whipped every now and then  uponit7771   Apr-17-08 11:06 AM   #31 
  - My thoughts exactly - I got up this morning livid that the powers that be are in  Emillereid   Apr-17-08 11:03 AM   #27 
  - For the love of God, this is not a race issue.  Stand and Fight   Apr-18-08 03:47 AM   #95 
  - Yup. Clinton joining in with the VRWC should tell us all we need to know.  redqueen   Apr-17-08 11:06 AM   #32 
  - K&R!!!  backscatter712   Apr-17-08 11:07 AM   #34 
  - Hillary is bought and paid for by Wall St.  Armstead   Apr-17-08 11:13 AM   #38 
  - Wall Street may have tried to invest in Obama.  backscatter712   Apr-17-08 12:28 PM   #48 
  - K&R n/t  mrone2   Apr-17-08 11:14 AM   #39 
  - Edwards supporters have believed that all along  NYCALIZ   Apr-17-08 11:15 AM   #40 
  - Thank you for saying it.  Stand and Fight   Apr-18-08 03:49 AM   #96 
  - You nailed it -- great post!  Mme. Defarge   Apr-17-08 11:22 AM   #42 
  - kick  Bonobo   Apr-17-08 11:47 AM   #43 
  - BINGO. you nailed it. and We are mad as hell and aint goin take it anymore. k&r nm  rhett o rick   Apr-17-08 12:25 PM   #46 
  - Are you kidding me? Obama is a corporatist too! Wake up and smell the corruption!  TheGoldenRule   Apr-17-08 12:29 PM   #49 
  - If...Obama has little over 1% of corporate..  AllexxisF1   Apr-17-08 12:39 PM   #51 
  - Obama is NOT John Edwards. Obama has stolen Edwards platform while taking corporate money.  TheGoldenRule   Apr-17-08 12:46 PM   #55 
     - Yeah, playing both sides while denying a single PAC or lobbyist dollar.  guyanakoolaid   Apr-17-08 02:26 PM   #61 
     - Get real already!  Stand and Fight   Apr-18-08 03:53 AM   #98 
     - Take them to task!  Stand and Fight   Apr-18-08 03:52 AM   #97 
        - Couldn't have said it better myself.  TheGoldenRule   Apr-18-08 04:28 AM   #100 
  - I tend to agree strongly with the OP but I am open minded.  chknltl   Apr-17-08 03:04 PM   #63 
  - Did you notice how the cameras cut to the big whigs during the capital gains tax  Truth Hurts A Lot   Apr-17-08 12:42 PM   #52 
  - Welcome to Enlightment...I've been  zidzi   Apr-17-08 12:43 PM   #53 
  - And this is what many can't see...  butterfly77   Apr-17-08 12:46 PM   #54 
  - Exactly! n/t  Daphne08   Apr-17-08 01:16 PM   #56 
  - Oh my  Lilith Velkor   Apr-17-08 02:09 PM   #58 
  - That is very much what this election is about  donheld   Apr-17-08 02:23 PM   #60 
  - your 100% right  Tribetime   Apr-17-08 02:37 PM   #62 
  - Until shown otherwise, I agree with you Alexxis F1.  chknltl   Apr-17-08 03:13 PM   #64 
  - Thank you very much :-).  AllexxisF1   Apr-17-08 03:24 PM   #67 
     - and again my agreements.  chknltl   Apr-17-08 06:42 PM   #76 
  - Exactly and that is why we MUST Win!  1trackmindGOP   Apr-17-08 03:17 PM   #65 
  - Now That's the Truth. You GET it!  brindis_desala   Apr-17-08 03:17 PM   #66 
  - Someone said they can't shut the net down too as we can rewire it as it is just digital noise.  barack the house   Apr-17-08 03:34 PM   #68 
  - Kick  TML   Apr-17-08 04:26 PM   #69 
  - Because Hillary supporters are NOT people?  aquart   Apr-17-08 04:37 PM   #70 
  - That's right.....we can win this, but it will take each and everyone of us......  FrenchieCat   Apr-17-08 04:53 PM   #71 
  - You just now noticed? You didnt see anything wrong with what they did to Edwards?  McCamy Taylor   Apr-17-08 04:59 PM   #72 
  - Obama takes millions from lobbyists---in states--but these are national companies  McCamy Taylor   Apr-17-08 05:01 PM   #73 
  - IT'S THE CORPORATIONS, STUPID! You hit the nail on the head. nt  tbyg52   Apr-17-08 05:52 PM   #74 
  - The new president's first day  nichomachus   Apr-17-08 06:12 PM   #75 
  - That was the late, great, Bill Hicks. n/t  Bongo Prophet   Apr-17-08 10:58 PM   #86 
  - Shit. May be comedy, but it has a strange "ring of truth" to it.  Stand and Fight   Apr-18-08 03:58 AM   #99 
  - Nearly a cartoon caricature of a debate~  windoe   Apr-17-08 07:47 PM   #78 
  - if anyone can post here proof that Obama doesn't have similar relationships I'd love to know it  omega minimo   Apr-17-08 07:50 PM   #79 
  - Obama seems to have the least amount of corporate  windoe   Apr-17-08 08:22 PM   #80 
  - If Corporations Believed An Obama Presidency Would Be Hostile To Their Interests, He Wouldn't  Crisco   Apr-17-08 08:25 PM   #81 
  - Which is why he is the straw man in this election cycle...  BeHereNow   Apr-17-08 09:13 PM   #83 
  - Sure enough! Viaspace!  BeHereNow   Apr-17-08 09:25 PM   #84 
  - Very true. Ultimately, they decide on the candidates  Lorien   Apr-18-08 03:01 AM   #92 
  - Bottom line  windoe   Apr-17-08 08:43 PM   #82 
  - Damn straight! K&R!  Downtown Hound   Apr-17-08 10:12 PM   #85 
  - True words.  mahina   Apr-17-08 11:29 PM   #87 
  - More than anything, Obama represents OUR OPPORTUNITY...  ClassWarrior   Apr-17-08 11:31 PM   #88 
  - Obama is the People's candidate... Clinton is the corporation's candidate. Wake up, people!  demdog78   Apr-17-08 11:42 PM   #89 
  - Well said. Obama is forcing the corporate interests to expose themselves  herbster   Apr-18-08 12:57 AM   #90 
  - I was in agreement with you until you said Obama on the other side.  Stand and Fight   Apr-18-08 03:42 AM   #93 

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