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davidthegnome Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 05:35 PM
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31. Sure..
he no longer needs us little people. Fair enough - I can't contribute financially anyway, I'm unemployed and broke as hell. All I've got left is my vote, I'll grudgingly give it to him - lacking a primary challenger... and I don't think there will be a primary challenger.

Like Bush, this President's favorite people seem to be the "haves and the have mores". Unlike Bush, he's not quite dumb enough to come right out and say it, giving credit where credit is due and all that.

Keep in mind though - that despite this economic recovery we're supposed to be in, there are millions like me, there are millions also, who have it far worse. How many in this Nation are on food stamps? Last report I read put the number at above 45 million. What's our unemployment rate? Even the official reports (which are known to be inaccurate) aren't what I'd call optimistic. Consumer confidence? How many foreclosures are expected in the next year? What shape are the state and federal budgets in? How are they addressing their financial difficulties? Shared sacrifice - ain't it great? Of course, there's also the fact that with every passing year the American people have less and less to sacrifice overall... I wonder why that is...

Somehow Obama sees nothing wrong with dealing with snakes like Jeff Immelt (even praising them) - who's corporation pays no taxes and in fact is bleeding tax money from the average American worker. We're moving forward, by ignoring these issues on a large scale. He's (Immelt) actually heading up a "Jobs and competitiveness" program. These are the kinds of people who move massive money around during elections - and by not holding our politicians accountable, whichever side of the fence we or they may be on, we allow this sort of blatant corruption to continue unchecked. Think they're giving that money away for free? Think they don't expect something in return?

So I'll tell you - even if I had a million dollars, I wouldn't give one penny to President Obama. He doesn't need me, he's got plenty of wealthy donors all too eager to lend a hand. May they enjoy the endless circle jerk.
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  -Its great Obama has a lot of rich people to give him money quinnox  Apr-04-11 04:15 PM   #0 
  - Yep. He's courting his new base...  ixion   Apr-04-11 04:17 PM   #1 
  - i sent ten bucks last night to russ  madrchsod   Apr-04-11 04:19 PM   #2 
  - Yeah, and he ain't getting a cent from me either!  Itchinjim   Apr-04-11 04:20 PM   #3 
  - Not one cent from me either.  CaliforniaPeggy   Apr-04-11 04:20 PM   #4 
  - Where is this article and who says so?  treestar   Apr-04-11 04:20 PM   #5 
  - Here ya go -  quinnox   Apr-04-11 04:25 PM   #10 
  - They're better off than they were four years ago!  villager   Apr-04-11 04:22 PM   #6 
  - I'll up my donations to cover you.  JoePhilly   Apr-04-11 04:22 PM   #7 
  - What are you a multi-national? Being a flesh and blood citizen I reckon the limits apply.  TheKentuckian   Apr-04-11 04:26 PM   #11 
  - My wife and I didn't max last time, so I have some extra.  JoePhilly   Apr-04-11 04:34 PM   #13 
     - god I am sick of this. YOu assume he will not vote. Where is  roguevalley   Apr-04-11 09:55 PM   #48 
  - you can cover mine too...  wildbilln864   Apr-04-11 04:31 PM   #12 
  - I'll make some calls.  JoePhilly   Apr-04-11 04:35 PM   #14 
  - I'll up mine from last time.  Ikonoklast   Apr-04-11 05:18 PM   #23 
  - Throw in five bucks for a star.  rug   Apr-04-11 06:39 PM   #41 
  - All my money goes to state and local candidates.  golddigger   Apr-04-11 04:23 PM   #8 
  - k&r! nt  wildbilln864   Apr-04-11 04:25 PM   #9 
  - Got a link to this article?  Arkana   Apr-04-11 04:38 PM   #15 
  - Sure, here ya go -  quinnox   Apr-04-11 04:41 PM   #17 
     - Apparently you didn't read this:  Arkana   Apr-04-11 10:28 PM   #49 
  - basing politics from a media article...the media is owned by the rich people.  spanone   Apr-04-11 04:41 PM   #16 
  - the politicians are rich people as well  ReggieVeggie   Apr-04-11 05:10 PM   #21 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-04-11 04:46 PM   #18 
  - From reading this thread it's a good thing rich people will give money  jaxx   Apr-04-11 05:07 PM   #19 
  - I just gotta mention, that graphic in your post cracks me up everytime I see it.  scarletwoman   Apr-04-11 05:21 PM   #24 
  - Nope. He's moving forward and we've got his back.  jaxx   Apr-04-11 05:23 PM   #26 
  - That's okay. You just go right on thinking that.  scarletwoman   Apr-04-11 05:32 PM   #30 
     - I will.  jaxx   Apr-04-11 06:04 PM   #34 
     - goldman-sachs has his back 4 sure! nt  wildbilln864   Apr-04-11 06:20 PM   #38 
     - LOL  jaxx   Apr-04-11 06:40 PM   #42 
     - Like I do.  Wait Wut   Apr-04-11 06:45 PM   #44 
     - Many of here see exactly that  tavalon   Apr-04-11 06:35 PM   #39 
  - LOL that's what it looks like to me too  Raine   Apr-04-11 05:32 PM   #29 
  - With any luck, he'll do the same to his new base. We might benefit from that. n/t  gkhouston   Apr-04-11 06:18 PM   #37 
  - Sure..  davidthegnome   Apr-04-11 05:35 PM   #31 
     - He needs us all, but you and I don't have the kind of money  jaxx   Apr-04-11 06:07 PM   #35 
        - How is it good?  davidthegnome   Apr-04-11 06:16 PM   #36 
           - Are you kidding, a media campaign? Our media?  jaxx   Apr-04-11 06:42 PM   #43 
              - How about we pay them?  davidthegnome   Apr-04-11 06:51 PM   #47 
  - That's been a surprising thing about him.  Octafish   Apr-04-11 05:08 PM   #20 
  - YAWN !!  lamp_shade   Apr-04-11 05:16 PM   #22 
  - You have done NOTHING except attack Obama since elected. You wouldn't give him a donation regardless  KittyWampus   Apr-04-11 05:22 PM   #25 
  - ..........  Angry Dragon   Apr-04-11 05:26 PM   #27 
  - I donated $200 last time.  Drahthaardogs   Apr-04-11 05:30 PM   #28 
  - Yawn.  Scurrilous   Apr-04-11 05:37 PM   #32 
  - i have a question for you  rdking647   Apr-04-11 05:39 PM   #33 
  - I'm poor as are my friends, and we're donating to Obama!  tnvoter   Apr-04-11 06:38 PM   #40 
  - My husband and I will again, too!  Wait Wut   Apr-04-11 06:46 PM   #45 
  - I'm poor as are my relatives, and we're all donating to Obama! nt  Auntie Bush   Apr-04-11 06:50 PM   #46 
  - My position exactly  jimlup   Apr-04-11 10:50 PM   #50 

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