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This email is going around(Obama Campaign email)
Obama Campaign email

Posted on 09/26/2012 11:53:19 AM PDT by matt04

If you think your $5 isn't enough to make a difference in this campaign, take a minute to read the letter below -- it's officially gone viral among campaign staff (with the sender's permission).

The most powerful thing about making a donation is that you're joining more than 3 million other Americans who believe ordinary people should decide this election.

It adds up. And it depends on each of us doing our part:

https://donate.barackobama.com/Sandy

Thanks,

Jeremy

Jeremy Bird National Field Director Obama for America

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Dear President Obama,

I'm writing to tell you about the $15 my family just donated to your 2012 campaign.

It was $15. That's really all we could give.

My husband Steve is currently a student at Temple University. Since starting his degree, three years ago, we've been living considerably below the poverty level (I keep forgetting which percent ... does it matter?). But we aren't complaining. Two healthy daughters; dusty, well-travelled backpacks in the basement; a house full of memories -- a future full of hope. We're the lucky ones.

So -- we're currently "poor on money -- rich in life" (as we like to say). It hasn't always been like this. My husband spent most of his life doing what he loved -- playing or coaching basketball. Born in SE Iowa, he was an Academic All-American and once-upon-two-good-knees-ago, the "local town hero" of his small town -- after bringing home the State Championship during high school, followed by NJCAA National Championship years later as a coach. He's a big a fan of yours by the way ... as a player, father and president ... not necessarily in that order.

But this really wasn't supposed to be a letter about him.

It's about this year's campaign. It's about wanting to say that $15 means something these days and deserves a moment of pause (and some words on paper) for this girl and her family of Obama fans.

-- $15 is a special pizza dinner at our local pizza stop (Poppi's in Wynnewood). -- It's 1 1/2 tickets to see the newest film at the old-school cinema we walk our daughters to. -- It's getting fresh fruit, instead of frozen; fresh veg, instead of canned. -- It's tickets to the Franklin Institute in the heart of Philly. (We've never been.)

It's all these things to a family like ours.

I've listened with curiosity, mostly frustration, as the nation debates Citizens' United and the string of new laws that now allow the bellowing voices of private interest to drown out the sounds of tiny voices (like ours/mine). Our pebble-in-the-ocean support feels almost pointless. "Leave the campaigns to the rich," I think to myself, "Get your daughters a pizza instead."

But I refuse to allow new laws to stop us/me from being A PART of this campaign. After all, I will never be a "player" (in the political sense), but I still want to believe I can play a part.

Then, out of the blue, there you are -- shooting a jumpshot on my (Facebook) wall -- and asking for "players" to join you on your home court. I had to smile, and then I couldn't resist. And so, I have relinquished those $15.

Please know that they count. To us. Please stay in Washington. Do, in this second term, what you were not assisted/supported to do during your first term. Get this country moving/working/hoping again.

Please continue being a champion for the middle class -- I'm hoping the next pizza will be on you.

Wishes to your brave wife and beautiful daughters from another brave wife with two beautiful daughters.

All good things,

Sandy & Family, PA

----- More than 3 million people like you power this campaign. If you can, please donate today.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012; citizensunited; obama
Then, out of the blue, there you are -- shooting a jumpshot on my (Facebook) wall -- and asking for "players" to join you on your home court. I had to smile, and then I couldn't resist. And so, I have relinquished those $15.

Is this real?

1 posted on 09/26/2012 11:53:27 AM PDT by matt04
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To: matt04

“Wishes to your brave wife and beautiful daughters from another brave wife with two beautiful daughters. “

I don’t think this loon knows what the word “brave” means.


2 posted on 09/26/2012 11:57:04 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny ("Allah" isn't a god. It's a mental disorder.)
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To: matt04

Sandy and Family would have done a lot better investing that $15 in lottery tickets. Four more years of Obama and they’ll be so underwater they’ll be growing gills.


3 posted on 09/26/2012 11:57:31 AM PDT by kevkrom (Those in a rush to trample the Constitution seem to forget that it is the source of their authority.)
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To: matt04

“I have relinquished those $15.”

Relinquished. I didn’t realize King Arthur and his court were democrats.


4 posted on 09/26/2012 12:01:39 PM PDT by kidd
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To: matt04

Useful Idiots. But probably fake. Would that surprise anyone? I think I’ll donate $30 right now to discount them and another useful idiot.


5 posted on 09/26/2012 12:03:21 PM PDT by Vasilli22
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To: matt04

Funny how there are no last names attached to this propaganda...

then again, what the hell would it matter? The Obamugabe butt-kissing media wouldn’t follow up or check out the veracity thereof....

Pravda much?


6 posted on 09/26/2012 12:03:28 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: matt04

I BELIEVE THAT THIS IS A REAL LETTER!

NOT


7 posted on 09/26/2012 12:03:28 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: matt04
" .. it's officially gone viral among campaign staff (with the sender's permission).

The most powerful thing about making a donation is that you're joining more than 3 million other Americans who believe ordinary people should decide this election.


There you have it ladies and gentlemen ... confession and proof of a severely bloated government/campaign staff

8 posted on 09/26/2012 12:03:38 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: matt04

Real Propaganda!

This is as phony as it is sloppy.

The mention of the fresh fuits and vegi’s, along with the SOP reference to Citizens United, make it a clear fraud.

I’ll bet they can’t produce any “Sandy in PA”!


9 posted on 09/26/2012 12:06:16 PM PDT by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: kidd

What a bunch of saps.


10 posted on 09/26/2012 12:08:42 PM PDT by Ax
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To: kidd

What a bunch of saps.


11 posted on 09/26/2012 12:08:58 PM PDT by Ax
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To: G Larry

“I’ll bet tI’ll bet they can’t produce any “Sandy in PA”!hey can’t produce any “Sandy in PA”!” But they can produce lots of Dirty in PA.


12 posted on 09/26/2012 12:09:48 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: arrogantsob

“I’ll bet they can’t produce any “Sandy in PA”!

But they can produce lots of Dirty in PA.


13 posted on 09/26/2012 12:10:55 PM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: matt04
I'm hoping the next pizza will be on you.

She doesn't have a clue how many pizzas and movies another Obama term will cost her and her family.

14 posted on 09/26/2012 12:11:31 PM PDT by NautiNurse (Barack Obama--you are the weakest link. Goodbye!)
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To: matt04
Because of Obama each family of four owes the federal government $560,000.00.

That is $160,000.00 per year of the Obama Regime.

And now he wants our pizza money?

15 posted on 09/26/2012 12:12:34 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: matt04

Sandy Fluke again? Geeez. She needs to lighten up.


16 posted on 09/26/2012 12:15:38 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Proud to be a 53 percenter American.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

What a sappy pile of nobama-kissing BS. If this family exists, they are truly brain dead and should have their organs harvested.


17 posted on 09/26/2012 12:20:41 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: matt04

“Everytime I see you jet setting across the country to those $30,000 plate fundraisers with Jay-Z and other celebrities I just know you are a regular guy who truly needs my $5 more than my kid needs his milk.”

-yours forever

STUPID A MORON


18 posted on 09/26/2012 12:24:57 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: matt04

My husband Steve is currently a student at Temple University. Since starting his degree, three years ago, we’ve been living considerably below the poverty level (I keep forgetting which percent ... does it matter?). But we aren’t complaining. Two healthy daughters; dusty, well-travelled backpacks in the basement; a house full of memories — a future full of hope. We’re the lucky ones.

So — we’re currently “poor on money — rich in life” (as we like to say). It hasn’t always been like this. My husband spent most of his life doing what he loved — playing or coaching basketball. Born in SE Iowa, he was an Academic All-American and once-upon-two-good-knees-ago, the “local town hero” of his small town — after bringing home the State Championship during high school, followed by NJCAA National Championship years later as a coach. He’s a big a fan of yours by the way ... as a player, father and president ... not necessarily in that order.


There are enough details supplied in this “letter” that a good investigator could probably determine its veracity. Or its lack thereof.


19 posted on 09/26/2012 12:28:33 PM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: matt04

Dear Barack,
- After reading about your financial troubles, not raising a billion dollars yet, my heart goes out to you. I understand you spend your days hard at work raising funds at $30,000 a plate dinners, partying with celebrities and appearing on TV chat shows while studiously avoiding the real work of a President. Recently I read you have only raised $150 million this quarter, so sad.

-Unfortunately, even though you are in dire need, I must inform you that I cannot afford to give you $5. I know you and your wife only took several foreign trips last year but I need to make sure the kids have cereal in the morning, lord knows the school isn’t feeding them anything edible. Even though you have asked us to sacrifice on your behalf, so you won’t have to, I have to respectfully decline.

-Me


20 posted on 09/26/2012 12:33:44 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: matt04

Yayyyyy, can’t see them getting out of their current state with such a void in critical thinking that allows them to see cause/causality and from X (Y) will result in =???

I mean, they just can’t think very far ahead into the future and imagine if the current record and thought exists, with this President, then what will be the likely outcome 4 more years from now and it’s impact on 20 years later.


21 posted on 09/26/2012 12:38:22 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: matt04

You need to add a barf alert on this one.


22 posted on 09/26/2012 12:49:48 PM PDT by notpoliticallycorewrecked (Our military does not kill babies, those that commit abortion kill babies.)
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To: matt04

“It makes me FEEL so good, so I went ahead and gave a donation with the hope that you will steal from people more productive than my perpetually childish husband. Thank you for giving me a way to FEEL good, that way I won’t have to hold hubby accountable and he won’t have to become a MAN!”


23 posted on 09/26/2012 1:40:42 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: Jim from C-Town

http://lmgtfy.com/?q=steve+iowa+njcaa+basketball+wife+sandy

His name is Steve Swanson.

A further search suggests he is a Temple University PhD student.

Google is your friend.


24 posted on 09/26/2012 2:15:13 PM PDT by timesyours
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To: matt04
Have they started asking people to sell blood, sperm and organs for Obama, yet?
25 posted on 09/26/2012 2:21:36 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: timesyours

I’m a Yahoo kind of guy and so unconcerned about the authenticity of this Obamabot that I did not care enough to search anything about it.

It is stupid as are they!


26 posted on 09/26/2012 2:32:05 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Think you may be on to something, the backpacks gave it away.


27 posted on 09/27/2012 1:33:49 AM PDT by Guardian Sebastian
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