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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-10 09:15 PM
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25. "If this were the Bush administration, you and others would be screaming bloody murder ...
(and rightly so)."

Hogwash. Why the hell would anyone scream because a candidate received individual contributions of $71,000 (in hundreds of million)?

What this story shows his how desperate some people have become.

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  -WH: Idea that BP Given Special Exemption Because of Campaign Cash to Obama Silly and Ridiculous ProSense  May-06-10 07:03 PM   #0 
  - Nevertheless, the implication is there  depakid   May-06-10 07:09 PM   #1 
  - Ridiculous.  ProSense   May-06-10 07:12 PM   #2 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-06-10 07:36 PM   #10 
     - What's ridicuous is to read spin that ignores a fundamental reality of the American political system  depakid   May-06-10 09:07 PM   #23 
        - "If this were the Bush administration, you and others would be screaming bloody murder ...  ProSense   May-06-10 09:15 PM   #25 
           - I don't expect objectivity from you on this or any point relating (even remotely) to Obama  depakid   May-06-10 09:32 PM   #26 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   May-06-10 09:38 PM   #28 
              - Nor do I expect propriety or much sense of maturity based on the nature of your posts  depakid   May-06-10 09:40 PM   #30 
                 - Don't make me laugh. n/t  ProSense   May-06-10 09:53 PM   #33 
              - $76.5 million from elite bundlers is what O got  amborin   May-07-10 12:42 AM   #40 
                 - That fact alone doesn't prove a point re: allegations of favoritism, etc.  depakid   May-07-10 02:57 AM   #42 
  - yes. it is silly and ridiculous that we have a system of governance  branders seine   May-06-10 07:12 PM   #3 
  - "funded by bribes "  ProSense   May-06-10 07:14 PM   #4 
  - Every campaign contribution is a bribe.  branders seine   May-06-10 07:19 PM   #5 
     - "Otherwise, corporations and their lobbyists wouldn't do it. " What?  ProSense   May-06-10 07:22 PM   #7 
        - So BP did not donate to Obama?  branders seine   May-06-10 07:24 PM   #8 
        - Americans kept Republicans out of the WH.  girl gone mad   May-06-10 07:39 PM   #13 
  - Yes! Great catch--"silly and ridiculous" does not mean "untrue" nt  rudy23   May-06-10 07:37 PM   #11 
  - It's called bundling.  ipaint   May-06-10 08:41 PM   #17 
     - "It's called bundling." $71, 000 in bundling?  ProSense   May-06-10 08:44 PM   #18 
        - I was replying to post 3 about the general system of campaign finance.  ipaint   May-06-10 08:47 PM   #21 
  - Nobody mentions Halliburton who was implicated as the cementer of the rig  Rosa Luxemburg   May-06-10 07:19 PM   #6 
  - Shhhhh  HughMoran   May-06-10 07:39 PM   #12 
  - Of course not  underpants   May-06-10 08:46 PM   #20 
  - What pisses me off is that some people on DU propogate those misleading reports  still_one   May-06-10 07:32 PM   #9 
  - +1...nt  SidDithers   May-07-10 02:09 AM   #41 
  - He raised what 100's of millions and he is going to be swayed  WCGreen   May-06-10 07:42 PM   #14 
  - It's a special $71,000  ProSense   May-06-10 08:20 PM   #15 
     - You are implying that it's BPs $71K against $779 million in other contributions as if  hulka38   May-06-10 09:34 PM   #27 
        - "$71,000 buys you some favor in any administration." What?  ProSense   May-06-10 09:40 PM   #29 
           - $71K from any group  hulka38   May-06-10 09:50 PM   #31 
           - Group? Employees do not donate as a group.  ProSense   May-06-10 09:52 PM   #32 
              - Maybe he's not aware that BP employees donated a good chunk of cash to him.  hulka38   May-06-10 10:21 PM   #34 
                 - You really think that he is that Venal, that for the cost of one modest  WCGreen   May-07-10 12:30 AM   #35 
           - It's actually hilarious to watch you arguing that money from big business  Marr   May-07-10 12:36 AM   #37 
  - Who is number 2? nt  ipaint   May-06-10 08:34 PM   #16 
  - Goldman Sachs  ProSense   May-06-10 08:46 PM   #19 
     - It certainly bought them a few positions in the administration.  ipaint   May-06-10 08:57 PM   #22 
     - Oh, yes-- the Obama Administration has been very hard on Goldman Sachs.  Marr   May-07-10 12:39 AM   #38 
  - I don't understand this. By some DUers' logic, if you have a job  Arkana   May-06-10 09:11 PM   #24 
  - Was your contribution bundled or not?  girl gone mad   May-07-10 12:35 AM   #36 
  - Obama got $76,500,000 or $76.5 million from elite bundlers  amborin   May-07-10 12:41 AM   #39 

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