Skip to comments.REZKO SINGING: OBAMA SWEATING?
Posted on 10/11/2008 1:55:57 PM PDT by flyfree
A man who has long been dogged by charges that the bank his family owns helped finance a Chicago crime figure will host a Windy City fund-raiser tonight for Sen. Barack Obama.
Alexi Giannoulias, who became Illinois state treasurer last year after Obama vouched for him, has pledged to raise $100,000 for the senators Oval Office bid.
Before he promised to raise funds for Obama, Giannoulias bankrolled Michael Jaws Giorango, a Chicagoan twice convicted of bookmaking and promoting prostitution.
(4) The Giannoulias family was involved with Obama as far back as his first state senate campaign in 1996. It has been long rumored here in Chicago that Obama obtained a sweetheart deal on his first town home here in Chicago which he could not have afforded otherwise and guess who the financing came from for that house? Weve been told it was Broadway Bank, the Giannoulias bank. Now, this sets up a scenario where the Giannoulias family helps Obama with his campaign finances and gets him deeper in their pocket with his sweetheart mortgage deal (for the first home he owned that he could not afford) all in exchange for quid pro quo to be determined later.
(5) One favor political Chicago claims Obama did for the Giannoulias family was in 2006 when, out of the blue, 29 year old Alexi Giannoulias, with no experience, and without ever having voted before, decides to run for State Treasurer of Illinois. Also out of the blue, Barack Obama endorses Alexi Giannoulias for State Treasurer. This was a SHOCK to everyone in Chicago and Giannoulias would have never become State Treasurer without Obamas help. In political circles here, it has always been believed that this endorsement was bought years ago with that sweetheart mortgage deal Broadway Bank arranged for Obama to buy his town house.
(6) So, the Tony Rezko sweetheart deal was not the first magic home loan Obama ever received to buy a house he could not afford.
Theres more to this that looks like it will break soon. We were STUNNED when we read Sneeds column because we never in a million years believed Fitz would actually be able to take down Obama.
Rezko is gonna ‘sing’ against the possible soon-to-be leader of the world? I dunno how much stock to put in this.
The big challenge now might be keeping Rezko alive long enough to testify before a Federal Grand Jury.
Those Chicago families, they are “so close”.
I’m shocked! LOL!
Yep, just as “troopergate” has been spun as a conviction against Palin.
I think the singing is directed more against the governor, Blogjanovich, than Obama.
I wonder if he has any heart problems?
Sing, sing to your hearts content....just sing loud!!!!! ;-)
Is Fitz working on the october surprise with the clintons?
Why would he 'sing' against the guy who could pardon him? Just wishful thinking from an ever increasingly desperate segment of the voter base.
Seems to me there’s enough stuff right here to seriously sully Obama. Even if circumstantial only at this point, the existing evidence is quite onerous.
I think that your average obama-worshipper either is not going to understand this, or don’t care.
“Independents” who knows? If obama-worshippers can’t get enough of them to vote early, before the poop hits the fan (if it is allowed to), it may sway some away from “the One”.
I think that the Clinton's knew all this "0" stink...that is why the kept their distance ever since the Nomination....
Here’s the left wings take on obama sweating.
OBAMA DOESN’T SWEAT, HE SHOULD. by greg palast.
this site doesn’t allow any cut and paste.
this “agitator” is suggesting that obama should be sweating because the vote is being stolen from him.
Setting the stage for lawsuits and riots. IMHO
Agree, I think this we have it won and by a landslipe cr*p is just that.
I am beginning to wonder that BO knows that the numbers may not be looking good for him. They are setting up the base for arguing the election was stolen etc.......
Remember in ‘04 when the exit polls had Kerry winning in areas that was strong Bush. Then for days we heard that the idiots of the world thought the election was stolen and how could the exit polls be wrong!
to paraphrase rush limbaugh.
the pollsters only care about being right the week before the election. (for their credibility)
i think that most people whom are thoughtful will evaluate the candidates, their character, and decide that the change “the one” is offering, stinks.
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