Skip to comments.CHICAGOLAND: Daley can keep $1M in campaign cash, thanks to Obama-sponsored bill
Posted on 05/14/2011 6:57:39 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
Daley Can Take $1.1 Million With Him
Unlike his brothers, lawyer Michael and banker Bill, Mayor Richard M. Daley didnt use the family name to amass wealth. He used it to amass power. But now, the mayor has a chance to convert his power into wealth. Which is what being a Chicago politician is all about, after all.
Because he chose not to run for re-election, Daley still has $1.1 million in his campaign fund. In 1998, the General Assembly banned politicians from converting leftover campaign money for personal use. But, of course, the law included a grandfather clause, so it didnt affect any of the politicians voting on it. The goody-goody sponsors, Barack Obama and Kirk Dillard, went along with the amendment, because they knew that was the only way to pass the bill.
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We need scientific notation to adequately express the corruption in the Septic Tank Presidency.
Obama is slime, he is doo-doo. He is the lowest of the low.
The article assumes two facts not in evidence. First, that Obama reallyhad anything to do with the bill he "sponsored"; he loves attaching his name to other people's ideas, just because they are politically helpful.
Second, that Obama didn't WANT to pay back Daley for the help Daley had given, and would give later. I don't imagine Obama had to be dragged kicking and screaming to accept this.
Oh, I see. Everything that went wrong during Bush's term was blamed on Bush even knowing that the last four years of his Presidency the Senate and House were rotten Democrats/communists. Bills start in the House and are approved by the Senate, not Bush.
Dick Daley has asked the city to pay for and let him keep his security guards, but thinks Illinois citizens do not have the right to keep and bear arms.
Apparently the bill was a state, not a federal, bill.
That was a quite random and off-topic response. Were you meaning to post that to another thread somewhere?