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crimsonblue Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-20-08 01:22 AM
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92. how is this not illegal?
This appears to be election fraud (or at least extortion), plain and simple.
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  -Clinton Financiers Attempted To BRIBE Superdelegates! BlooInBloo  May-19-08 02:52 PM   #0 
  - Shame on you Senator Clinton  Jake3463   May-19-08 02:52 PM   #1 
  - Clintons are evil while Saint Obama walks on water and has no fans that do evil  papau   May-19-08 08:30 PM   #67 
  - Come on, horse! Wake up!  pabsungenis   May-19-08 09:55 PM   #73 
  - Shillbots can't defend their idol so they try to tear down Senator Obama.  Alexander   May-19-08 11:51 PM   #88 
  - It's fucking evil to vote for preemptive war!  pocoloco   May-20-08 12:05 AM   #90 
  - Your attitude is why your candidate is losing. nt  IronLionZion   May-20-08 08:34 AM   #109 
  - Obama is the Antichrist. We're mere mortal acolytes  Catherina   May-20-08 09:28 AM   #112 
  - How many times have we heard Bullshit like this, only to find out it is false?  WillyToad   May-19-08 11:15 PM   #84 
     - The story has been picked up by The Hill,  leveymg   May-20-08 06:50 AM   #103 
        - The Hill sucks  sallyseven   May-20-08 08:41 AM   #110 
        - Gotta admire your subtle eloquence, Sally. eom  leveymg   May-20-08 09:20 AM   #111 
        - Circular reference.....  WillyToad   May-20-08 11:23 AM   #123 
           - Issue is credibility.  leveymg   May-20-08 11:35 PM   #134 
  - That's just ugly  boobooday   May-19-08 02:54 PM   #2 
  - oh bullshit  Texas Hill Country   May-19-08 02:54 PM   #3 
  - Your proof? They have 4 independent sources to verify.  Kittycat   May-19-08 02:58 PM   #4 
  - don't waste your time  gabeana   May-19-08 02:59 PM   #6 
  - whatever... answer me this.  Texas Hill Country   May-19-08 03:00 PM   #9 
  - Well if this is true, you would still supporter her....  movonne   May-19-08 03:06 PM   #17 
  - Some Clinton supporters truly don't care what their side does - as long as she wins.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:22 PM   #34 
     - The Value of a dollar will never drop, as low, as some people will stoop to pick it up!  Heather MC   May-20-08 07:27 AM   #104 
     - That reminds me of someone else...  ImForGore   May-20-08 01:23 PM   #131 
  - You're right, it's all part of the vast Obama conspiracy!  Ian_rd   May-19-08 03:13 PM   #26 
  - And they took the strawberries too!  martymar64   May-19-08 09:34 PM   #71 
  - Look who's the Kool-Aid drinker now  Blondbostonian   May-19-08 03:16 PM   #29 
  - "Having sources = conspiracy." Nice.  Occam Bandage   May-19-08 03:39 PM   #47 
  - For what it's worth Texas Hill Country  rock   May-19-08 04:56 PM   #52 
  - What, oh great sage, is the correct number of independent sources then?  Endangered Specie   May-19-08 05:05 PM   #56 
  - So if there are sources, then it MUST be bullshit!  IronLionZion   May-20-08 08:34 AM   #108 
  - If it is so heavily verified why is Huffington Post the source cited?  WillyToad   May-19-08 11:16 PM   #85 
  - Why, yes - thank you for finally admitting what her  Citizen_Penn   May-19-08 03:01 PM   #10 
  - Curious: How much did they pay you?  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:07 PM   #18 
  - Yeah, it is bullshit to try to bribe the YDA.  damntexdem   May-19-08 03:08 PM   #20 
  - Anothery "Hit and Run" post (or should I call it "Hill and Run")?  Endangered Specie   May-19-08 05:04 PM   #55 
  - predictable....  poli speak   May-19-08 02:59 PM   #5 
  - WTF? That's not cool at all. N/T  DangerousRhythm   May-19-08 02:59 PM   #7 
  - One MILLION dollars!  DefenseLawyer   May-19-08 02:59 PM   #8 
  - It would be funny if it weren't so fucking despicable.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:01 PM   #11 
  - For only TWO delegates, and with the campaign in debt?  Cronus Protagonist   May-19-08 06:26 PM   #61 
  - Shame on you Hillary! Shame on you!  butterfly77   May-19-08 03:01 PM   #12 
  - The question is:  BushDespiser12   May-19-08 03:02 PM   #13 
  - Something tells me we're about to find out.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:03 PM   #14 
  - I hope so because  dmr   May-20-08 12:20 AM   #91 
  - another question is - who else was offered a $million?  WillYourVoteBCounted   May-20-08 08:00 PM   #132 
  - I am neither shocked nor offended. I pretty much assume that old-Washington types do this.  Occam Bandage   May-19-08 03:04 PM   #15 
  - Why is an Israeli billionaire involved in our political system like this? nt  ProgressiveMuslim   May-19-08 03:06 PM   #16 
  - Maybe that should be one of the questions they ask him...people  movonne   May-19-08 03:10 PM   #22 
  - Excellent question. n/t  rucky   May-19-08 03:10 PM   #23 
  - For the same reason all sorts of foreign billionaires are, and for the same reason  Occam Bandage   May-19-08 03:11 PM   #24 
  - Is there ANY doubt a Clinton White House would be owned by these people?  redstate_democrat   May-19-08 03:28 PM   #41 
  - Wouldn't be the first from that general area...  Endangered Specie   May-19-08 05:10 PM   #58 
  - Looks like she's the Senator from Likud as well as Punjab n/t  eridani   May-19-08 09:54 PM   #72 
     - Saban discusses Hilllary when interviewed by Haaretz in 2006...  ProgressiveMuslim   May-20-08 05:31 AM   #100 
        - WTF  Catherina   May-20-08 09:34 AM   #114 
  - Here's the real question: is ANYONE surprised? nt  Eric Condon   May-19-08 03:07 PM   #19 
  - And this, my friends, is why we need a change in Washington.  Tatiana   May-19-08 03:09 PM   #21 
  - This is revolting news and will msm have it on the new...I doubt it..  movonne   May-19-08 03:12 PM   #25 
  - Let's hear again how Obama is the corporate donor's choice...but truly...  sfam   May-19-08 03:14 PM   #27 
  - These people got caught, what about the ones who didn't get caught, we'res Clintons money goin?  uponit7771   May-19-08 03:15 PM   #28 
  - this better be on the news  BklynChick   May-19-08 03:18 PM   #30 
  - Yup.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:18 PM   #31 
  - Sure it will, on page E-36  dailykoff   May-19-08 03:21 PM   #32 
     - Heh. I was thinking teevee.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:24 PM   #36 
        - Don't count on it.  dailykoff   May-19-08 03:37 PM   #44 
           - If they don't have it on tomorrow, I'll be pissed. But you could be right, unfortunately.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:53 PM   #49 
  - But that would be mean to Hillary.  Dr_eldritch   May-19-08 03:23 PM   #35 
  - I find this news highly disturbing  nomad1776   May-19-08 03:21 PM   #33 
  - ok  soaplover20012001   May-19-08 03:24 PM   #38 
  - Deep background  eridani   May-19-08 09:58 PM   #74 
     - See Peter Paul vs Hilary Clinton  Grinchie   May-19-08 11:50 PM   #87 
        - I didn't mean just the Clintons  eridani   May-20-08 05:47 AM   #101 
  - HE IS FUCKING SCUM!  redstate_democrat   May-19-08 03:24 PM   #37 
  - Agreed - MAD props to the kids.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:25 PM   #39 
     - go  soaplover20012001   May-19-08 03:27 PM   #40 
        - ?  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:32 PM   #42 
        - Haim Saban introduced/distributed the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers  blogslut   May-19-08 05:19 PM   #60 
           - Now...knowing this, I'm more convinced than ever that Haim is the Devil.  NoodleyAppendage   May-19-08 10:41 PM   #82 
           - Poor Sabin....  PatGund   May-19-08 11:55 PM   #89 
           - I'm so confused.  BlooInBloo   May-20-08 10:09 AM   #121 
        - bye  last1standing   May-19-08 03:36 PM   #43 
           - lol! I didn't even *get* it!  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:39 PM   #46 
  - Remember the letter from Saban and others to Pelosi  bonito   May-19-08 03:38 PM   #45 
  - OOOH! Good memory! From threats to bribery. What an admirable campaign they've run.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 03:45 PM   #48 
  - If memory serves it was Harvey Weinstein who got that letter together  walldude   May-19-08 07:25 PM   #63 
     - Yeah, Weinstein was just part of the "second wave" of attacks on her. n/t  Poll_Blind   May-19-08 10:25 PM   #78 
  - Interesting...  AntiFascist   May-19-08 04:52 PM   #51 
  - He's an interesting man imo  bonito   May-19-08 07:37 PM   #65 
     - Religion aside...  AntiFascist   May-20-08 01:11 PM   #129 
  - Saban is working with Freedoms Watch to push the US into war with Iran  leveymg   May-20-08 09:32 AM   #113 
  - ! Why is it a mistake to involve the Quartet. They've been more humane than we have  Catherina   May-20-08 09:41 AM   #117 
     - The Quartet's plan died in 2002.  leveymg   May-20-08 10:04 AM   #119 
  - ! "warned Nancy Pelosi to "keep out of the Democratic presidential primaries"  Catherina   May-20-08 09:38 AM   #116 
  - No wonder why she's broke...  stillcool47   May-19-08 04:00 PM   #50 
  - Not only money  BecauseBushSaysSo   May-19-08 08:33 PM   #68 
  - The talk about a "Catastrophic Event"  stillcool47   May-19-08 09:24 PM   #70 
  - How many IUOs do the Clintons have, and to which foreign agents?  IndianaGreen   May-19-08 10:04 PM   #76 
  - Geeeeeez..... all she offered me was a lousey.....  whistler162   May-19-08 04:57 PM   #53 
  - Indeed - shows what suckers WV people are - lol!  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 05:01 PM   #54 
  - How many other SDs/groups do you suppose took his money instead of reporting it?  kenny blankenship   May-19-08 05:07 PM   #57 
  - That might be something the remaining voters, and convention-goers would like to know.  BlooInBloo   May-19-08 05:12 PM   #59 
  - That's a very good question and one that I think might be answerable but not before the convention.  Poll_Blind   May-19-08 10:26 PM   #79 
  - Hey - she's quoting Karl Rove now as to who's got the right numbers, so bribery is no surprise.  cyberpj   May-19-08 07:23 PM   #62 
  - Hasn't Obama  MonkeyFunk   May-19-08 07:30 PM   #64 
  - Haven't you read this  bonito   May-19-08 08:07 PM   #66 
  - What's that got to do with what I said?  MonkeyFunk   May-19-08 11:45 PM   #86 
  - That's different  bigtree   May-19-08 10:08 PM   #77 
  - There's a difference between campaign contributions  Heathen57   May-20-08 05:03 AM   #99 
     - Not to mention foreign influence....  AntiFascist   May-20-08 01:18 PM   #130 
  - Logan's Law: if an Obamite uses ALL CAPS, it's complete bullshit.  Perry Logan   May-19-08 08:38 PM   #69 
  - I thought "Logan's Law" made it illegal to glue your lips to a defeated candidate's rectum.  dicksteele   May-19-08 10:30 PM   #80 
  - We don't use the term "Obamite" any more  Steerpike_Denver   May-19-08 11:01 PM   #83 
  - When a Clinton supporter uses the word "Obamite," that means they don't have a rational response.  racaulk   May-20-08 11:58 AM   #125 
  - ** Saban to NY Times, 2004: "I'm a one-issue guy and my issue is Israel." **  Poll_Blind   May-19-08 10:01 PM   #75 
  - Haim Saban = member of the AIPAC "Israel First, America Second" crowd.  NoodleyAppendage   May-19-08 10:38 PM   #81 
  - how is this not illegal?  crimsonblue   May-20-08 01:22 AM   #92 
  - That was a question I raised with another OP, but it got poo-pooed  Impeachment_Monkey   May-20-08 04:00 AM   #96 
  - So, what happened? Did they take the bribe and endorse her? nt  indie_ana_500   May-20-08 01:57 AM   #93 
  - This thread makes it abundantly clear  Kaleko   May-20-08 02:30 AM   #94 
  - Geez Louise. Trying to corrupt our young people...is this what we want them to learn?  dkf   May-20-08 02:34 AM   #95 
  - Damn. I posted this earlier with hardly any responses .. oh well.  Impeachment_Monkey   May-20-08 04:02 AM   #97 
  - Reminds me of that one commercial a couple years ago  hokies4ever   May-20-08 04:10 AM   #98 
  - Oh - didn't see yours. There was another a *little* earlier than mine too...  BlooInBloo   May-20-08 10:08 AM   #120 
     - No worries here. I'm glad it got some wider exposure actually, so I'm happy. ~nt~  Impeachment_Monkey   May-20-08 01:05 PM   #128 
  - HOW STUPID....... THEY SHOULD HAVE DEMANDED $2MILLION...AFTER ALL IT'S FOR THE KIDS!!!  happygoluckytoyou   May-20-08 06:20 AM   #102 
  - The solution  The Wizard   May-20-08 07:52 AM   #105 
  - Right, I'd take the money and still support Obama then ask Obama to support donations to the group..  uponit7771   May-20-08 09:38 AM   #115 
  - these kids give me hope.  wellstone dem   May-20-08 08:10 AM   #106 
  - Way too Much Sleeze around Her  fascisthunter   May-20-08 08:20 AM   #107 
  - Oh boy. She really will stop at nothing.  debbierlus   May-20-08 09:42 AM   #118 
  - First wienstein now saban. quite a bunch. nt  Javaman   May-20-08 10:14 AM   #122 
  - FYI, not "kids." Young Ds. means either under 30 or 35, I forgot which.  Deep13   May-20-08 11:46 AM   #124 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   May-20-08 12:07 PM   #126 
  - Whereas the Obama campaign only makes "contributions."  uberblonde   May-20-08 12:54 PM   #127 
  - Clinton style democracy in action.  WA98296   May-20-08 08:10 PM   #133 
 

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