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10. Politico shows how not to report on campaign contributions
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  -Obama Top Recipient of BP Oil Campaign $$$$$ amborin  May-06-10 08:57 PM   #0 
  - Yeah! So what?  ncteechur   May-06-10 08:59 PM   #1 
  - maybe it explains why BP got exempted from EIS, and why Obama switched to a pro-drilling position  amborin   May-06-10 09:01 PM   #4 
     - Very disappointing...my firs thought on hearing this was it was another Bush policy...  joeybee12   May-07-10 11:34 AM   #76 
  - Okay.  Drunken Irishman   May-06-10 09:00 PM   #2 
  - 71 thooooooooooooooouuuuuuusand dollars  underpants   May-06-10 09:01 PM   #3 
  - lolol  HughMoran   May-06-10 09:08 PM   #11 
  - And the point is?  jaxx   May-06-10 09:02 PM   #5 
  - BP's project would have been prohibited had an EIS been conducted  amborin   May-06-10 09:05 PM   #7 
     - Okay, I just went back and read your response more thoroughly explaining this.  gateley   May-06-10 09:08 PM   #9 
        - that's great !  amborin   May-06-10 09:13 PM   #16 
           - I've been so disappointment in so many of his choices, but thought he probably  gateley   May-06-10 09:23 PM   #25 
           - agree  amborin   May-06-10 09:24 PM   #26 
              - Think we'll see either? (Actually, the Fed needs to GO, IMO). nt  gateley   May-06-10 09:27 PM   #28 
                 - only if enough people hear about it, and demand answers  amborin   May-06-10 09:29 PM   #30 
                    - Then I'm going to send your links to Rachel, Keith, and Ed -- they do a good job  gateley   May-06-10 09:31 PM   #32 
                       - great, thanks!  amborin   May-06-10 09:33 PM   #33 
                          - I missed that -- hope my e-mail (and your links) nudge him to do it again. This  gateley   May-06-10 10:01 PM   #51 
                             - agree  amborin   May-06-10 10:25 PM   #53 
           - I am going to start a Salazar to be fired posting. Here I go.....  glinda   May-06-10 09:33 PM   #36 
  - I always find fault with these things (unless they're damning to Republicans,  gateley   May-06-10 09:05 PM   #6 
  - there appears to be a double standard and you articulated it well  amborin   May-06-10 09:10 PM   #12 
  - Everyone's views are colored by their prejudices. For example, someone who called Obama a "freeper"  SemiCharmedQuark   May-06-10 09:42 PM   #42 
  - +1  NaturalHigh   May-06-10 09:43 PM   #43 
  - $77,000 out of $260,000,000...  druidity33   May-07-10 06:33 AM   #70 
  - More observations  Kalun D   May-07-10 10:55 PM   #91 
     - +1000  amborin   May-08-10 11:21 AM   #94 
  - Open government  tavalon   May-07-10 03:16 AM   #68 
     - exactly; different set of standards suddenly with  amborin   May-07-10 11:21 AM   #73 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-06-10 09:06 PM   #8 
  - yes because Democrats never question other Democrats right  subsuelo   May-06-10 10:01 PM   #52 
  - Politico shows how not to report on campaign contributions  babylonsister   May-06-10 09:08 PM   #10 
  - I'd love to blame BP too, but I think it was more Halliburton at work.  Rex   May-06-10 09:11 PM   #13 
  - BULL FU*KING SH*T  Kalun D   May-07-10 02:32 AM   #62 
     - Well you blame who you want to in your tirade and I will pick who  Rex   May-07-10 03:00 PM   #87 
        - This Is Not About Belief  Kalun D   May-07-10 10:49 PM   #90 
        - More Facts  Kalun D   May-08-10 07:30 PM   #99 
           - +1000  amborin   May-09-10 12:25 PM   #101 
  - on Ed Shultz's radio program today  CatWoman   May-06-10 09:11 PM   #14 
  - i think that's splitting hairs  amborin   May-06-10 09:16 PM   #17 
  - I strongly disagree  CatWoman   May-06-10 09:18 PM   #18 
  - The trouble lies in the bundling of contributions  depakid   May-06-10 09:18 PM   #19 
  - They are all in bed together, literally.  FreeJG   May-06-10 09:12 PM   #15 
  - I prefer the mediamatters take on this.  NYC_SKP   May-06-10 09:18 PM   #20 
  - thank you  CatWoman   May-06-10 09:20 PM   #21 
  - do you think exempting BP from the required Environmental Impact Study was OK?  amborin   May-06-10 09:21 PM   #23 
     - I don't think relying on Politico's false reporting is going to help anything.  SemiCharmedQuark   May-06-10 09:25 PM   #27 
     - the article is not from Politico; and it raises serious concerns; why was BP exempted?  amborin   May-06-10 09:28 PM   #29 
     - The blog post cites an article based on Politico's slanted reporting  SemiCharmedQuark   May-06-10 09:33 PM   #34 
        - Open Secrets reports it, too; and many news outlets; same with the exemption  amborin   May-06-10 09:35 PM   #38 
           - They report that Obama exempted BP because of 70,000 dollars? No.  SemiCharmedQuark   May-06-10 09:37 PM   #39 
              - Bullsh*t  Kalun D   May-07-10 02:44 AM   #64 
                 - Geithner has lied repeatedly to Congress,  truedelphi   May-07-10 03:13 AM   #67 
                 - +1000  amborin   May-07-10 11:18 AM   #72 
     - Not All  Kalun D   May-07-10 02:39 AM   #63 
     - Of course not. And one has nothing to do with the other.  NYC_SKP   May-06-10 09:33 PM   #35 
        - would people think this was ok if it concerned a repub? doubtful; corporate donations to Bush have  amborin   May-06-10 09:37 PM   #40 
           - Not a corporate donation. It was donations by people that work for BP  SemiCharmedQuark   May-06-10 09:39 PM   #41 
  - How many times is this same shit going to get posted? Give it up.  Pirate Smile   May-06-10 09:20 PM   #22 
  - this is the first I've seen it, and it's important; we're facing an ecological catastrophe  amborin   May-06-10 09:22 PM   #24 
  - Really? You didn't know about this until now?  namahage   May-06-10 09:51 PM   #46 
  - ROFLOL!  SemiCharmedQuark   May-06-10 09:53 PM   #49 
  - Well done...  SidDithers   May-07-10 02:00 AM   #59 
  - OMG. So he/she really DID know this was posted before. Good grief.  DevonRex   May-07-10 12:29 PM   #81 
  - Ideologically I am kinda on your side  tkmorris   May-07-10 02:07 AM   #61 
     - "smacked down" not at all; the truth is hard to accept  amborin   May-07-10 11:27 AM   #74 
  - Well, Jane Hamsher hadn't weighed in yet. We were all waiting, with bated breath...  Tarheel_Dem   May-06-10 09:30 PM   #31 
  - nothing has been refuted; an investigation is needed into the exemption  amborin   May-06-10 09:34 PM   #37 
  - Desperate much?  ProSense   May-06-10 09:43 PM   #44 
     - I think there should be an investigation, but only because this was a huge disaster.  SemiCharmedQuark   May-06-10 09:44 PM   #45 
        - glad you agree there needs to be an investigation!  amborin   May-06-10 09:52 PM   #47 
  - Where was it refuted? If you mean that now we don't count  sabrina 1   May-06-10 10:00 PM   #50 
     - agree;  amborin   May-06-10 10:31 PM   #54 
  - PUT ON YOUR CORPORATE TELEVISION BLINDERS EVERYONE  Kalun D   May-07-10 02:47 AM   #65 
  - I fail to see the importance of this, aart from the coincidental nature of it  Stinky The Clown   May-06-10 09:53 PM   #48 
  - you don't see the importance of the exemption?  amborin   May-06-10 10:33 PM   #55 
  - Gimme a break. I'm tryin' to earn back some creds with the local Kool Kids  Stinky The Clown   May-08-10 06:35 PM   #95 
  - He lifted the ban on Offshore drilling.  sabrina 1   May-07-10 01:04 AM   #56 
     - +1000  amborin   May-07-10 11:16 AM   #71 
     - His administration  The Old Creak   May-07-10 11:32 AM   #75 
     - Because he was 'calling the bluff of the right'  Strelnikov_   May-07-10 12:27 PM   #80 
     - I'm not sure what all that has to do with Obama  sabrina 1   May-08-10 02:57 AM   #92 
        - suddenly, b/c it's "our" guy, all standards are gone; Obama's sudden embrace of "drill, baby, drill"  amborin   May-08-10 07:14 PM   #97 
     - Gimme a break. I'm tryin' to earn back some creds with the local Kool Kids  Stinky The Clown   May-08-10 06:36 PM   #96 
        - i'm afraid that  amborin   May-08-10 07:16 PM   #98 
  - K&R for the realists - got it back to +1. (nt)  ConsAreLiars   May-07-10 01:14 AM   #57 
  - K/R #3  emilyg   May-07-10 01:48 AM   #58 
  - Unrec for being deliberatly misleading...nt  SidDithers   May-07-10 02:01 AM   #60 
  - And if republicans reclaim the House.......  thelordofhell   May-07-10 03:00 AM   #66 
  - k & r  girl gone mad   May-07-10 04:20 AM   #69 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   May-07-10 11:49 AM   #77 
  - Great! Obama has been legally Bribed... expect very little to happen to BP now  fascisthunter   May-07-10 11:54 AM   #78 
  - Unrec for a misleading post  NJmaverick   May-07-10 11:55 AM   #79 
  - And unrecced for saying he/she didn't know it had already been posted.  DevonRex   May-07-10 12:30 PM   #82 
     - Unrecced for the flaming panties... and...  JuniperLea   May-07-10 12:39 PM   #83 
     - for the truth  amborin   May-07-10 02:31 PM   #85 
     - ?  amborin   May-07-10 02:30 PM   #84 
     - You have to admit, tho, it was pretty funny...  SidDithers   May-07-10 02:59 PM   #86 
        - It was funny. Jon is right again! nt  DevonRex   May-07-10 03:31 PM   #88 
  - And he just told them to clean up their own damn mess to...  and-justice-for-all   May-07-10 03:33 PM   #89 
  - Makes you wonder  jeanpalmer   May-08-10 03:39 AM   #93 
  - Obama nominated BP for "outstanding safety and pollution prevention"  amborin   May-09-10 12:25 PM   #100 
  - The drill policy and cozy BP relationship is BS... sorry if you believe the man benevolent  gov for sale   May-09-10 01:13 PM   #102 
 

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