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Warren Buffett to headline Obama campaign event
Reuters ^ | Sept. 21, 2011 | Eric Johnson

Posted on 09/21/2011 1:05:12 PM PDT by Baladas

(Reuters) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett will help raise money for President Barack Obama's re-election effort at a $35,800-a-ticket fundraiser next month in Chicago, an Obama campaign official said on Wednesday.

Buffett will attend the October 27 event at a private home on Chicago's North Shore that is expected to include major donors to Obama's 2008 presidential run. The Democratic president, who is not expected to attend, is running for re-election in 2012.

Buffett, the legendary chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has landed in the center of a growing political battle over Obama's proposal to raise taxes on the wealthy by inspiring the so-called Buffett Rule.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: billionaires4obama; obama; thebuffettrule; warrenbuffett
I wonder of he ever fights with George Soros over their shared puppet?

picture of the old socialist from last June, dude's looking his age.

1 posted on 09/21/2011 1:05:19 PM PDT by Baladas
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To: Baladas
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2 posted on 09/21/2011 1:07:08 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: Baladas

I think he and BO ought to try one of those big Al/Tipper Kisses.


3 posted on 09/21/2011 1:08:16 PM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: Baladas

I wonder if Warren with bring with him a $1 billion check from a Berkshire account to cover the back taxes the IRS says they are due?


4 posted on 09/21/2011 1:08:55 PM PDT by Carling (As of 9/12/11, FreeRepublic Is Now an Anti-Vaccine Community.)
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To: Baladas

he’s about the last friend you’ve got, barak, so make sure he pays up.


5 posted on 09/21/2011 1:10:32 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust)
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To: Baladas

I wonder how they set there ticket prices the last gala event was $36,000. This one is $35,800. We were sitting around the dinner table last night and my wife said she would not pay 36,000 to see zero, but for 35,800 she might reconsider.


6 posted on 09/21/2011 1:10:41 PM PDT by woodenickel
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To: Baladas

I seriously put Soros,Buffet and H.Hughes in the same category....degrading the human race one day at a time...and still, they keep age.....while the good ones die, these old crackpots keep going....must be the evil in their blood....


7 posted on 09/21/2011 1:11:33 PM PDT by cherry
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To: cherry

not H.Hughes...I meant H.”viagra” and “ugly as sin” Hefner....


8 posted on 09/21/2011 1:12:55 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Baladas

Payback for the COOL FIVE BILLION DOLLARS he made trading BofA on Obama’s Insider information.

This is THE most corrupt Administration in American History. And it has a compliant, worshipping media, to boot.


9 posted on 09/21/2011 1:13:50 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Democrats have been OUTFORCING America's jobs for 40 years)
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To: Baladas

http://www.cnbc.com/id/22130601/


10 posted on 09/21/2011 1:14:21 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Baladas

http://www.cnbc.com/id/22130601/


11 posted on 09/21/2011 1:14:21 PM PDT by Truth29
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To: Baladas

I used to respect that man, oh, well!


12 posted on 09/21/2011 1:15:03 PM PDT by New Jersey Realist (Congress doesn't care a damn about "we the people")
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To: Baladas
More wisdom from "The Orifice of Obama"...no doubt.
13 posted on 09/21/2011 1:16:30 PM PDT by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Carling

Au Contraire!

Buffett will attend the fund-raisers as a “favor” for Obama, and Obama will STOP the IRS from demanding that Buffett pay that $billion or so in taxes that he owes as a “favor” to Buffet.....

It’s the Chicago Way for everyone to “get along”...


14 posted on 09/21/2011 1:17:17 PM PDT by pfony1
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To: Baladas

Who will bring his Depends?


15 posted on 09/21/2011 1:17:50 PM PDT by poobear (Facts, the TURD in the punchbowl of Liberal thought!)
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To: Carling

of course! Buffet just wants to pay more so he is paying his fair share /yeahright


16 posted on 09/21/2011 1:18:58 PM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: cherry
another senile loon.


17 posted on 09/21/2011 1:19:45 PM PDT by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: Baladas
I'll no longer buy Fruit of the Loom--it's a Berkshire company.

Hanes skivvies are in my future.

No more Justin or Tony Lama boots, either.

No more See's Candies (better for my health).

18 posted on 09/21/2011 1:20:11 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: Baladas

FUWB, you Orafice of Omaha.


19 posted on 09/21/2011 1:23:17 PM PDT by crosshairs (If Sharia Law becomes the law of the land, heads are gonna roll.)
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To: Baladas

All it takes is for Gov. Palin’s research to turn the spotlight on one or two crony deals from this old goat, and he becomes a drag on Obama’s reelection.


20 posted on 09/21/2011 1:24:05 PM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: PBRSTREETGANG
"The Orifice of Obama"...

Now I don't care who you are, that there is funny.
21 posted on 09/21/2011 1:27:20 PM PDT by crosshairs (If Sharia Law becomes the law of the land, heads are gonna roll.)
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To: Baladas
About the same available brain matter. Buffet is Soros with a larger US payroll, scheming, Anti-American grifter and speculator. Reminds me of the line in the movie Wall Street,"Do something with your life instead of living off the buying and selling of others." I don't regard stock brokers, insuance agents or lawyers as having "real" jobs. Don't really produce anythig of worth like a doctor, truck driver or steelworker.
22 posted on 09/21/2011 1:29:11 PM PDT by pburgh01
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To: pburgh01

and thus evading the Meals Tax by having it at a private home.


23 posted on 09/21/2011 1:33:51 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Baladas

I wonder how much Warren is collecting shilling for socialism.


24 posted on 09/21/2011 1:36:25 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Baladas

Warren Buffoon is at it again.


25 posted on 09/21/2011 1:38:49 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: the invisib1e hand

he’s about the last friend you’ve got, barak, so make sure he pays up.

The old coot did say he wanted to pay more taxes - bring your check book and give to you feel better Warren.


26 posted on 09/21/2011 1:55:23 PM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: Baladas

Apparently dementia does not means test.....


27 posted on 09/21/2011 1:57:57 PM PDT by clintonh8r (One of Jimmy Hoffa's sons-of-bitches.)
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To: Baladas

A typical Kenyan fiasco. They invite Buffy the Tax Deadbeat to their big, expensive shindig and leave Buffy’s secretary, who is paying a tremendous amount of taxes, to sit home alone with her cat and nowhere to go. What a bunch of scumbags the commie ‘RATS are.


28 posted on 09/21/2011 2:09:13 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Barry gives them $535 million and they take "the fifth" when asked where it went.)
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To: Baladas

Can there be any thinking, rational person out there who can come up with one reason why Obama should be re-elected? BTW, the markets crashed again today.


29 posted on 09/21/2011 2:11:22 PM PDT by Signalman
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To: Baladas

I think the old duffer has a man-crush on Obama.

Now that “Don’t Ask - Don’t Tell” is rescinded he’s waiting for Commander-In-Chief Obama to come out of the closet.


30 posted on 09/21/2011 2:20:54 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Muslims who advocate, support, or carry out Jihad give the other 1% a bad name)
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To: Irenic

I would not pay 35 cents to see either one of them.


31 posted on 09/21/2011 2:59:46 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Baladas

FUWB

Seriously, Warren boy is a typical elitist. He make his fund so expensive to keep the little guy our that he so calls “cares” for. But in reality, he is the kind of person who favors moving up the ladder but pulls it behind him so no one else can climb up after him by denying financial success to others. The attitude of, “I have mine, I will make sure you don’t get yours” !


32 posted on 09/21/2011 3:17:13 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: ridesthemiles

I would pay to see Newt debate Obama, yes siree!


33 posted on 09/21/2011 3:20:50 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: Baladas

In their bold, self-serving egoisim, the traitors are goosestepping onto the national stage and identifying themselves. The hangman’s rope recognizes neither wealth nor poverty; you betray your country, you meet the hangman.


34 posted on 09/21/2011 3:52:41 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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To: Baladas
I wonder of he ever fights with George Soros over their shared puppet?

I'm beginning to wonder if Warren isn't the puppet.

35 posted on 09/21/2011 3:55:02 PM PDT by Sawdring
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To: Baladas
I wonder if he ever fights with George Soros over their shared puppet?

Soros is the Coachman who has Buffett and Obama smoking cigars and partying while they turn into jackasses he can sell to the highest bidder.

36 posted on 09/21/2011 4:03:04 PM PDT by N. Theknow (Obama - Wear The Fail!)
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