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Did Saddam bagman help Obama buy mansion?
World Net Daily ^ | Oct. 28, 2008

Posted on 10/28/2008 8:33:45 PM PDT by Jedidah

Just 23 days before a crooked fundraiser helped Sen. Barack Obama buy his Chicago mansion, a billionaire bagman for Saddam Hussein wired millions into the crook's account.

"Barack Obama appears to have personally benefited from . . .

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: antichrist; conspiracy; duplicate; obama; osamabinladin; resko; saddamhussein; searchworks

1 posted on 10/28/2008 8:33:45 PM PDT by Jedidah
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To: Jedidah

October Surprise?


2 posted on 10/28/2008 8:34:58 PM PDT by Califreak (Hope -n- Che'nge is the battle cry of the zombies.)
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To: Califreak

Nobody cares and the media will just spin it away as negative campaigning.


3 posted on 10/28/2008 8:37:51 PM PDT by Notasoccermom (.)
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To: Jedidah

Saddam Hussein al-Tikriti. Baraq Hussein Obama. I knew there had to be a connection deeper than a common name.


4 posted on 10/28/2008 8:39:17 PM PDT by libh8er
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To: Jedidah

OLD NEWS....see list below....

Some of Obama’s FRIENDS.....PASS this AROUND - Look closely at Penny Pritzker

ACORN… Obama gave them $800,000 this year
Alinsky, Saul …Obama is a follower of Alinsky
Auchi, Nadhmi… lent Obama over 3 million, British citizen born in Iraq with ties to Tony Rezko
Ayers, William …Weather Underground, unrepentant terrorist
Bean, Terrence …raised 50-100K - once controlled the biggest producer of gay porn in America.
Chandoo, Muhammad Hasa …College roommate #1 from Pakistan
Communist Party of USA… ENDORSED Obama
Communist Youth Party USA… endorsed Obama
Davidson, Carl …SDS Member, associated with Chicago’s “New Party”
Davis, Frank Marshall ….mentor of Obama
Dohrn, Bernadine…. Weather Underground, unrepentant terrorist
Evans, Jodie ….Code Pink…known to visit with Chavez, Ahjamanihead (sp)
Funnye, Rabbi Capers …Michelle Obama’s cousin
Hamid, Wahid …College roommate #2 from Pakistan
Jones, Emil ….“Illinois State Senate President, Serves Under An Ethical Cloud. He Has Several Family Members On The State Payroll And Uses His Clout To Aid Their Business Interests.”
Jarret, Valerie …..MO’s boss, then BO’s Campaign team
Johnson, James….former Fannie Mae CEO…left due to “improprieties” helped select Obama VP
Katz, Marilyn ….former active SDS Member, member Obama’s Credential’s committee
Khalidi, Rashid ….former spokesman for PLO, now professor Arab Studies, Columbia; founded AAAN
Kilpatrick, Kwame…. jailed Detroit Mayor, Obama praised him….in May 2007
Klonsky, Michael & wife…..MAOISTS, shared office w/Ayers and both of the Obama’s; In 2008 Klonsky ran a blog on the official Obama campaign website on education policy and “social justice” teaching. When discussion of the Klonsky blog emerged in the blogosphere, it was promptly shut down by the campaign and all of the posts made by Klonsky were removed from the site.”

Malley, Robert …..former member Obama campaign Staff w/ties to Hamas
Mansour, Dr. Khalid Abdullah Tario Al-Mansour a.k.a. Don Warden - a lawyer, an orthodox Muslim, a black nationalist, an author, an international deal-maker, an educator, and an outspoken enemy of Israel. financier of Obama’s Harvard education
Neier, Aryeh…. founder of SDS, now President of George Soros, Open Society Institute
Odinga, Raila …..Kenyan radical muslim Cousin of Barack’s, whom Obama traveled to Kenya to support IN Kenya, while he was Senator….
Pfleiger Father
Pritzker, Penny… Finance Chairperson of Obama’s presidential campaign - helped develop the complicated investment bundling of subprime securities at the heart of the meltdown. Board Chair of failed Superior Bank. Penny Pritzker is also vice chair of the Chicago Public Education Fund, the successor organization to the Chicago Annenberg Challenge. According to this PDF file, pg 5, Chicago Annenburg Challenge,

Radthe, Wade ….founder of ACORN, leader of SEIU chapter (Service Employees Int’l Union)
Raines, Franklin ….former head of FANNIE MAE….former? Campaign “housing” advisor?
Rezko, Tony Chicago Politics…. - convicted felon
Socialist Party of USA….. ENDORSED Obama
Wright, Reverend ….Pastor for 20 years - leader in the BLACK LIBERATION Theology movement


5 posted on 10/28/2008 8:48:11 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Socialism is great until you run out of someone else's money (M. Thatcher))
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To: Jedidah

Did they buy the house before or after they paid off their student loans?


6 posted on 10/28/2008 8:48:19 PM PDT by Andy from Beaverton (I'm so anti-pc, I use a Mac)
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To: Jedidah
It sure wouldn't surprise me, which is pretty sad isn't it? American citizens should at the very least be rest assured that our potential president, whether we agree with his policies or not, is not tied to terrorists and dictators and his allegiance is with us, and us alone.

It is a bizarre, unprecedented, and frightening election that is occuring.

7 posted on 10/28/2008 8:49:35 PM PDT by babydubya1981 (Homeschooling Moms for McCain/Palin 08)
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To: babydubya1981

bttt


8 posted on 10/28/2008 8:51:08 PM PDT by timestax ( CNNLIES)
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To: goodnesswins

bump


9 posted on 10/28/2008 8:51:31 PM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: Jedidah
Does one suppose that Mr. Rezko ever considers the fate of one James B. McDougal, who may just have been considered a..."liability" while in slams?

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10 posted on 10/28/2008 8:53:53 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: musicman

Bookmark


11 posted on 10/28/2008 8:58:37 PM PDT by musicman (Sarah Palin Runs A STATE - Barack Obama Runs His MOUTH)
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To: Jedidah
Not really surprising, not surprising at all. Obama seems to have a habit, not just once or twice but for his whole lifetime, of associating with shady, socialist, terrorist, racist scumbags.
12 posted on 10/28/2008 8:58:41 PM PDT by singfreedom
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To: Jedidah
so...obama is connected to rezko and rezko is connected to suddam Hussein?! wonder how deeply obamas pals are connected to other big dudes of the middle east? must have been a gloomy day in the neighborhood when saddam hussein was captured and then strung up. lost a long term investor it appears. wonder who replaced him?
13 posted on 10/28/2008 9:14:15 PM PDT by CanadianMusherinMI
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To: goodnesswins

MAN, that is some “impressive” list of thugs and reprobates! Like I said, “a lifetime of unsavory associations”!


14 posted on 10/28/2008 9:15:33 PM PDT by singfreedom
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To: Seaplaner
......and what was the lawyers name that committed “suicide” in the Washington, D.C. park? Also, the Brown fella that died in a plane crash? All of them could be termed “unfortunate associations”. They're all also very dead.
15 posted on 10/28/2008 9:21:28 PM PDT by singfreedom
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To: singfreedom
All of them could be termed “unfortunate associations”

. Yes, and strictly by coincidence, they are no longer liabilities.

(Do you think that Rezko senses that HE might be a liability, and might call a newsperson, (Sean Hannity comes to mind) to arrange for a little "insurance", nyuk, nyuk, nyuk?)

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17 posted on 10/28/2008 9:31:36 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Jedidah
Obama ended up buying his side of the property for $300,000 below the asking price, while Rezko, through his wife, paid full price, $625,000, for the adjacent vacant lot.

Here's what you need to know about that:

That lot the Rezkos paid $625,000 for? They later sold a strip of it to Obama for $100,000 plus change (IIRC).

So what?

Here's what: When the Rezkos sold that strip, they made the lot they had just paid full price for (SIX HUNDRED AND TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR A LOT) . . . drumroll . . .

UNBUILDABLE.

That's right. When the Rezkos sold part of their lot to Obama, their portion then became too small under the zoning rules to have anything built on it. What do you think this unbuildable lot was worth on the free market then?

ZERO.

No one is going to buy a lot in that neighborhood that cannot be built on.

In essence, in addition to funds to help buy the original property, the Rezkos gave the Obamas the $625,000 lot next door. Even if the Rezkos somehow sold the lot in the future, it would FOREVER remain vacant and, thus, of very great value to the Obamas and the Obamas' property value.

18 posted on 10/28/2008 9:34:20 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Click on the source link of stories that deserve "legs.")
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To: Notasoccermom

Getting the truth out is its own reward.

It is always valuable.


19 posted on 10/28/2008 9:38:01 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Click on the source link of stories that deserve "legs.")
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To: libh8er

A 2004 Pentagon report identified Auchi as an Iraqi billionaire and global arms dealer “who behind the facade of legitimate business, served as Saddam Hussein’s principle international financial manipulator and bag man.”

The report states that “significant and credible evidence has been developed that Nadhmi Auchi has engaged in unlawful activities,” such as bribing “foreign governments and individuals prior to Operation Iraqi Freedom to turn opinion against the American-led mission to remove Saddam Hussein.”

Obama and top fundraiser Tony Rezko, a business partner and close friend of Auchi

He also helped “arrange for significant theft from the U.N. Oil-for-Food Program to smuggle weapons and dual-use technology into Iraq.”

Since October 2002, Obama has publicly opposed Operation Iraqi Freedom, which ousted Saddam Hussein. Auchi was a cousin of the executed dictator.


20 posted on 10/28/2008 9:38:25 PM PDT by fightinJAG (Click on the source link of stories that deserve "legs.")
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To: Jedidah
This part of the timeline is worth noting:

October 2002 – Obama gives speech opposing war with Iraq

June 2003 – Rezko holds lavish fundraiser for Obama at his Illinois mansion, providing key seed money to launch his U.S. Senate campaign

It of interest the Obama’s financial worth:

2000: The Obamas joint gross income was $240,505
2001: $272,759
2002: $259,294
2003: $238,327
2004: $207,647

It is also of interest Obama’s real estate purchases:

July 28, 1993: The Obamas made a $111,000 downpayment on the $277,500 Hyde Park condo.

January 23, 2005: The Obamas made a $330,000 downpayment on the $1.65 million Kenwood townhouse. It was $300,000 below the asking price.

There is no way the Obama’s income levels paid those down payments. Obama’s book $1.9million advance by Random House for 2 non-fictiont books and one children's book did not come until after the $300,000 downpayment was made.

The question was who helped the Obama’s and how much did they receive?

21 posted on 10/28/2008 9:40:16 PM PDT by jonrick46
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To: goodnesswins

Good list. For the uninformed it would help if you let people know what all the initials stand for. Bookmarked and emailed out.


22 posted on 10/28/2008 10:00:54 PM PDT by Bellflower (A Brand New Day Is Coming!)
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To: Seaplaner
Now that would be really COoooL! LOL!
23 posted on 10/28/2008 10:11:23 PM PDT by singfreedom
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To: Seaplaner

The first thing O will do is pardon Rezko.


24 posted on 10/28/2008 10:16:04 PM PDT by mombrown1 (PA Coordinatior SAS The Second Amendment is the reset button for the Constitution)
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To: Jedidah

If a small number of people around FR actually spent their time countering the proposed programs of Obama and how they will harm the economy, as well as other things, we might just get somewhere. All of these things that can not be proved by anything that would begin to pass a credibility test are an embarassment and a total waste of time.


25 posted on 10/28/2008 10:19:27 PM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde (America: Home of The Free Because of The Brave)
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To: Jedidah
Did Saddam bagman help Obama buy mansion?
26 posted on 10/29/2008 7:03:40 AM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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To: A.A. Cunningham

Yeah, I know. :-)

Honestly, I did a search. I entered “Saddam” and didn’t get a hit to any recent story.

FR is a great place, but the search function has always, for me, been a source of frustration.

But maybe it’s only me, and it works for everyone else.

Anyway, I tried. Sorry for the double post. I probably need to stick to comments and leave posting to the more capable.


27 posted on 10/29/2008 7:21:33 AM PDT by Jedidah
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To: mombrown1
MB writes...The first thing O will do is pardon Rezko.

And, I think that is very close.

Consider this.

If the Obama/Ayers bunch pardons Rezko, then Mister Rezko becomes an even greater liability. (Assuming that he knows some genuine "dirt").

However, what if, though the grapevine, Rezko was PROMISED a pardon?

(Assuming, of course, he...ummm...survives to see it.)

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28 posted on 10/29/2008 9:41:15 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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