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Catherine Moy: Code Pink 'Bundles' for Barack ($50,000)
Human Events ^ | Catherine Moy

Posted on 04/14/2008 1:32:00 PM PDT by Syncro

Code Pink 'Bundles' for Barack
by Catherine Moy
Posted: 04/14/2008

The co-founder of the radical anti-war group Code Pink has “bundled” more than $50,000 for Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, and pro-troops groups are demanding that he return the money.

Jodie Evans, a Code Pink leader, gathered at least $50,000 from friends and associates and donated it to Obama’s presidential campaign, according to information compiled by the nonpartisan watchdog group, Public Citizen.

Evans and her son, a student who lives at her Southern California address, each also gave the maximum individual allowable donation of $2,300 to Obama’s campaign.

The donations have raised questions about Obama’s association with the more radical elements of his base. Code Pink has harassed, vandalized and impeded military recruiters across the United States in a campaign it calls “counter-recruitment.” The group also gave $600,000 to the families of Iraqi terrorists in Fallujah, whom it called “insurgents”  fighting for their homes.

Families United for Our Troops and Their Mission, Move America Forward,
Military Families Voice of Victory, The Band of Mothers and FreeRepublic.com, issued a statement this week saying Obama should cut ties to his radical bundler.

"Barack Obama's judgment to be commander-in-chief is seriously in question because of his association with Code Pink's Jodie Evans and her war against the American military,” the groups said in a joint statement. "If Sen. Obama wants to earn the trust of the American people to send their sons and daughters in harm's way, he should immediately renounce Evans and return all contributions associated with her."

Obama’s campaign did not respond to repeated attempts to get comment on the latest controversy to hit his campaign.

“As somebody who has stood toe-to-toe with Code Pink, I am sickened that Senator Obama would accept large donations from the leader of the hateful, anti-American group,” said Melanie Morgan, chairman of Move America Forward, the nation’s largest pro-troop group.

Code Pink has also waged a campaign of psychological warfare against
America's wounded warriors and their families by protesting at Walter Reed
Army Medical Center, targeting them with signs bearing messages such as
“Maimed for a lie” and “Enlist here and die for Halliburton,” the joint statement from pro-troops groups said.

The rest can be read at Human Events along with the comments.


TOPICS: Editorial; Free Republic; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bo; catherinemoy; codepink; humanevents; obama
One comment:
And now these huge campaign donations from an anti-American, anti-military group of thugs just furthers the point that BO will have a lot of pay-back should he ever get to the white house. Change?...seems like the same old political song and dance to me.

1 posted on 04/14/2008 1:32:01 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

Code Pinkos for Barack “Larry Sinclair” Obama


2 posted on 04/14/2008 1:34:41 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Syncro

That’s all?! I bundled over $40K for Fred Thompson on my own! What losers they are!


3 posted on 04/14/2008 1:37:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (McCain could never convince me to vote for him. Only Hillary or Obama can!)
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To: Syncro

I don’t think there are a group of people I despise more than Code Pink.

The fact that Obama has accepted money from these bottom-feeding, military hating, American hating, feminazi socialists just add to the suspicion everyone has here that Obama is an American-hating leftist.

Please. Everyone do whatever you can to make sure this scumbag doesn’t get elected.


4 posted on 04/14/2008 1:39:47 PM PDT by faithinchaos (eternal pessimist, recovering optimist)
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To: Syncro
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5 posted on 04/14/2008 1:41:50 PM PDT by xuberalles ("Barack Obama: Change Is A Dime Bag!" http://www.cafepress.com/titillatingtees.225246874)
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To: Syncro

Why haven’t Medea Benjamin and the rest of the Code Pinko leadership been formally charged with treason yet?


6 posted on 04/14/2008 1:46:09 PM PDT by Uncle Ivan (I'm still with Fred)
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To: Syncro

Barack (he whose middle name must not be spoken) Obama — seems to attract friends from all the wrong places...

A “contrarian” would do well to look at Obama and his friends and come to the correct conclusion he was radio active and the “enemy”.......

All those Leftists, Marxists, Black Racists, Islamists, Welfare Leaches, Brood Mares, Illegal Aliens, La Raza, Felons, Peace at Any Price Surrender Monkeys, America haters and those white guilt suffering run of the mill Mandingo adoring sucker moms must see what they want in Obama.....

Silly me — I thought we were selecting a President of the United States of America!

A man who loved the country and the Constitution, who would champion the Bill of Rights and Defend us from ALL ENEMIES — foreign and domestic...

Obama is NOT that man..... Not even nearly!


7 posted on 04/14/2008 1:57:36 PM PDT by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: Syncro
Related thread:

Barack's terrorist-sympathizing fundraiser
World Net Daily ^ | April 11, 2008 | Melanie Morgan

8 posted on 04/14/2008 2:11:14 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Just A Nobody

Code Pink is protesting outside the Marine Recruiting Station in Pleasant Hill, CA. The address is at 712 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill. If any patriots are in the area, please come and give them an earful. I got the call at 1:30 pm on Monday, April 14.


9 posted on 04/14/2008 2:29:35 PM PDT by usflagwaver
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To: faithinchaos
"Please. Everyone do whatever you can to make sure this scumbag doesn’t get elected."

I will, on May 6. By making sure he's the DUmmie nominee.

10 posted on 04/14/2008 2:34:29 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (Iron My Shirt!)
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To: Uncle Ivan

Good question. Code Pinko has been with the enemy and makes no secret about it. I heard somewhere that they were giving money to the insurgency in Iraq.

I guess there’s no such thing as treason in this country anymore.


11 posted on 04/14/2008 3:09:59 PM PDT by faithinchaos (eternal pessimist, recovering optimist)
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To: usflagwaver; The Spirit Of Allegiance; Syncro
Code Pink is protesting outside the Marine Recruiting Station in Pleasant Hill, CA.
The address is at 712 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill.
If any patriots are in the area, please come and give them an earful.

When is this taking place, flagwaver?

12 posted on 04/14/2008 7:44:26 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: faithinchaos
I heard somewhere that they were giving money to the insurgency in Iraq.

Yes they did. I believe it was in December of 2004.
From the link I posted in #8...

Code Pink's treasonous behavior on foreign soil has been equally disgusting.

The organization traveled to Iraq to give $600,000 in aid to what they called "the other side" so they could resist Coalition Forces. The "other side" is a euphemism for Islamic terrorists.

Kicked out of Pakistan after protesting the Pakistani governments efforts to combat the jihadists operating in that country...

If I am not mistaken, they went to Pakistan a couple months ago to meet with terrorists to pass on some more cash.

13 posted on 04/14/2008 7:49:31 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Just A Nobody; Drango

“Code Pink is protesting outside the Marine Recruiting Station in Pleasant Hill, CA.
The address is at 712 Contra Costa Blvd., Pleasant Hill.
If any patriots are in the area, please come and give them an earful.”


Thanks, will spread the word.

Drango, more information hopefully on the thread soon.


14 posted on 04/14/2008 8:49:59 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance; usflagwaver

Thanks SoA! Waiting for more info.


15 posted on 04/14/2008 8:57:29 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Just A Nobody; faithinchaos
You are correct about the date.

From Front Page Mag Jan, 05

Moreover, Fallujah’s refugees – the ones receiving Medea Benjamin's largesse – have shown marked sympathy for the “insurgents” (terrorists) in their midsts. “The mujahedeen are our sons,” said 62-year-old Umm Samir. “I would become a mujahedeen myself.” Later the native Fallujan told reporters the mutilation of four U.S. security workers was excusable. “Those people who dragged the Americans’ bodies through the streets, they certainly had had a brother or a father killed by the Americans; they had burnt hearts,” Umm averred. American troops had to stop a relief aid shipment from going into town in late November for fear it would fall into terrorist hands. Is there any assurance this most recent aid will not?
She knew exactly where the money was going, and who it was going to help.

And with the blessings and help of Democratic Rep. Henry Waxman.

This woman is evil incarnate

With a strange and indefensible moral equivalency, Benjamin has asserted that defending our nation from terrorism is equivalent to terrorism itself. Next she'll be blaming women for defending themselves against rapists. As head of Global Exchange and the women's anti-war group Code Pink, she has stood on stage with all three Communist-dominated anti-war coalitions - the Workers' World Party-controlled International ANSWER, the Revolutionary Communist Party-dominated Not In Our Name coalition, and the creation of former Communist Party U.S.A. activist Leslie Cagan, the Coalition United for Peace and Justice.

To sum up: Medea Benjamin, hand-in-hand with communists and a variety of other radicals, opposed our defense against al-Qaeda and their Taliban supporters. She opposed the liberation of the Iraqi people, and the overthrow of the dictator Hussein...
The above from May, 03 Front Page Mag
16 posted on 04/14/2008 9:20:14 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: All
Melanie Morgan has mentioned this article on her Website:

CodePink "Bundles" for Barack PDF E-mail
Written by Melanie Morgan   
Monday, 14 April 2008

Human Events.com is has this breaking story about the ties to CodePink, a notoriously anti-American, anti-war organization and Senator Obama's campaign.

 

Let's just see if the MSM picks up on this one. 

 

By Catherine Moy

    The co-founder of the radical anti-war group Code Pink has “bundled” more than $50,000 for Sen. Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, and pro-troops groups are demanding that he return the money.Jodie Evans, a Code Pink leader, gathered at least $50,000 from friends and associates and donated it to Obama’s presidential campaign, according to information compiled by the nonpartisan watchdog group, Public Citizen.

Evans and her son, a student who lives at her Southern California address, each also gave the maximum individual allowable donation of $2,300 to Obama’s campaign.

The donations have raised questions about Obama’s association with the more radical elements of his base.


Code Pink has harassed, vandalized and impeded military recruiters across the United States in a campaign it calls “counter-recruitment.” The group also gave $600,000 to the families of Iraqi terrorists in Fallujah, whom it called “insurgents”  fighting for their homes.Families United for Our Troops and Their Mission, Move America Forward, Military Families Voice of Victory, The Band of Mothers and FreeRepublic.com, issued a statement this week saying Obama should cut ties to his radical bundler.

…..Obama’s campaign did not respond to repeated attempts to get comment on the latest controversy to hit his campaign.“As somebody who has stood toe-to-toe with Code Pink, I am sickened that Senator Obama would accept large donations from the leader of the hateful, anti-American group,” said Melanie Morgan, chairman of Move America Forward, the nation’s largest pro-troop group.




17 posted on 04/14/2008 9:39:29 PM PDT by Syncro
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To: Syncro

Thank you for the links to prove my memory has not been totally lost. ;*)


18 posted on 04/14/2008 10:02:19 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (PISSANT for President '08 - NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Syncro

The list of radicals for Obama continues to grow.


19 posted on 04/14/2008 10:03:15 PM PDT by Kleebo151
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To: Syncro

This just shows you how stupid these women are.

Don’t they know that the ones that their supporting would be the same ones if given the chance, have them dressed head to toe in a burka? The same ones who oppress women and treat them like second-class citizens? The same ones who won’t allow women to get any kind of education or hold any authority or political position?

They (Code Pink) are either the dumbest group of feminist pigs on the planet or that they are so blinded by their hatred of the US and it’s military that they don’t care if they support a group who degrades their women as long as they’re against us.


20 posted on 04/15/2008 6:34:35 AM PDT by faithinchaos (eternal pessimist, recovering optimist)
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To: Kleebo151

I hope the McCain camp is paying very close attention to all of this and hammers him for it come election time.

Don’t let the voter forget the kind of crowd that Obama associates himself with or the crowd that associates themselves with him.


21 posted on 04/15/2008 6:44:30 AM PDT by faithinchaos (eternal pessimist, recovering optimist)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance
I am sorry I was not more clear. It was happening right then at 1:30 on Monday. I sent out a bunch of notices and then left as soon as I could, but I didn't get there until about 5pm. I work more than 1 hour away in Tiburon. Anyhow, I went into the Marine office. The protesters were gone.

The Sarge told me that the protesters had been there about 2 hours singing their stupid songs. They stood on the sidewalk in front of the office but people were able to walk around them so they did not block the entrance. The Sarge said, “They know we have no problem moving them if they block our entrance.” Ha Ha.

There is also an Army and a Navy office at this location. I think I would like to start a phone tree so we can contact people faster when they do this. We never know when they are going to show up. They do not have a set schedule. Last time they told us they were returning the next week and then they didn't show up. If anyone lives in the Bay Area, and especially the East Bay, and would like to get on the phone tree, please send me a private reply and I will start a list. No worries, I am not a kook. As a reference, I am a member of the Lafayette Flag Brigade.

22 posted on 04/15/2008 9:29:26 AM PDT by usflagwaver
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To: kristinn

ping


23 posted on 04/15/2008 1:03:01 PM PDT by tgslTakoma
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To: usflagwaver
No worries...

I will give my personal recommendation to usflagwaver. Over the years, he and I have been on a number of FReeps together and he is a patriot of the highest order... He stands tall. I know his work outside of FR...

That said, I'm not sure a phone tree is needed. Code Stink is most likely passing these messages and events by email (perhaps by phone), and by signing up for their newsletter or whatever, we could hear about these events. Or, better yet, we could just let them have their way on minor events and let them embarrass themselves. I seriously don't believe we need to go head to head with them.

24 posted on 04/15/2008 6:19:45 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Drango

Well, thanks, except I am a she, not a he, Ha Ha. I think you are thinking about my good friend Jim. Like you said, no worries.


25 posted on 04/16/2008 9:55:00 AM PDT by usflagwaver
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To: usflagwaver

indeed...I must be confusing the names....I’m sure your OK too(grin)


26 posted on 04/16/2008 4:25:02 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Syncro
Thanks for the Ping from the other thread, Syncro.

These two paragraphs about Jodie Evans, a Code Pink leader, really strike at the heart of how reprehensible these radical leftists are:

Evans sat on the board of directors of the Rain Forest Action Network (RAN), a coalition of capitalist-hating environmentalist groups. The cofounder of RAN also founded the violent and radical Animal Liberation Front, which the FBI listed as one of the largest domestic terrorism threats in the United States.

The FBI reported that RAN and the Earth Liberation Front committed more than 600 criminal acts and racked up $43 million in damages over seven years.

Obama seems oblivious to the seriousness of associating with these domestic terrorists. Either his "inexperience" is really showing, or he is radical himself. Likely the later considering he was schooled by his favorite Uncle, the Rev. Wright.

If Obama chooses to keep the Code Pink donation, I hope both McCain and Hillary make it an issue. Granted, imo, if Obama does get the Dem nomination it will be no contest for McCain to get elected. Many Dems have said they'd vote for McCain if Obama is nominated.

As a nation we cannot afford to have a radical President.

27 posted on 04/16/2008 10:01:43 PM PDT by USMC Brat (Set the example.)
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To: faithinchaos
It's the later:

"they are so blinded by their hatred of the US and it’s military that they don’t care if they support a group who degrades their women as long as they’re against us."

only worse...

They support any other group, cause, or nation that hates the United States and/or our military. It's amazing to me none of them have been charged with treason.

28 posted on 04/16/2008 10:18:05 PM PDT by USMC Brat (Set the example.)
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To: USMC Brat

That’s exactly what I’ve said. Why are these women not in prison for treason?

Can you imagine that if during WWII there was a group or orginization based in the US that gave money to the Nazi regime in Germany?

I guess this country no longer enforces the law of treason.


29 posted on 04/17/2008 6:31:27 AM PDT by faithinchaos (eternal pessimist, recovering optimist)
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To: faithinchaos
It makes no sense whatsoever that these "Domestic Terrorists" are allowed to walk free, imo.

The USCode is very specific about Treason & Sedition during a time of war, and they've committed both according to the law. The fact that the Feds have not stopped them leads me to believe there are politicians protecting them.

18 USC CHAPTER 115 - TREASON, SEDITION, AND SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES

Crimes and Criminal Procedure - 18 USC Section 2388

Sec. 2388. Activities affecting armed forces during war

(a) Whoever, when the United States is at war, willfully makes or conveys false reports or false statements with intent to interfere with the operation or success of the military or naval forces of the United States or to promote the success of its enemies; or attempts to cause insubordination, disloyalty, mutiny, or refusal of duty, in the military or naval forces of the United States, WILLFULLY OBSTRUCTS THE RECRUITING OR ENLISTMENT SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES, TO THE INJURY OF THE SERVICE OR THE UNITED STATES, OR ATTEMPTS TO DO SO - Shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than twenty years or both.
(b) If two or more persons conspire to violate subsection (a) of this section and one or more such persons do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, each of the parties to such conspiracy shall be punished as provided in said subsection (a).
(c) Whoever harbors or conceals any person who he knows, or has REASONABLE grounds to believe or suspect, has committed, or is about to commit, an offense under this section, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than ten years, or both.
(d) This section shall apply within the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction of the United States, and on the high seas, as well as within the United States.

30 posted on 04/17/2008 9:09:10 PM PDT by USMC Brat (Set the example.)
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To: USMC Brat

I would LOVE to know who these policticians are. They are just as guilty as far as I’m concerned.


31 posted on 04/18/2008 5:51:22 AM PDT by faithinchaos (eternal pessimist, recovering optimist)
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