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MSNBC's Financier Mitt Romney
dallasblog ^ | Thu, Dec 29, 2011, 10:38 PM | Tom McGregor

Posted on 01/05/2012 8:00:05 PM PST by ckilmer

MSNBC's Financier – Mitt Romney

Are you curious how former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney became a very wealthy man? Apparently, his investment company, Bain Capital, is bankrolling the President Barack Obama White House news network, MSNBC, a leftist cable news network that is floundering in TV ratings compared with Fox News.

Politico reports that, “starting on last night’s Ed Show with Ed Schultz, MSNBC anchors are now disclosing their parent company’s ties to Bain Capital, the buyout firm co-founded by Mitt Romney.”

For an approximate $3.5 billion – a business relationship that MSNBC anchors have not disclosed until recently, according to a search of the Nexis and TVEyes databases dating back to 2008.

According to Politico, “we’ve reached out to MSNBC to ask why anchors only started disclosing the connection now, but have yet to hear back. But the connection certainly doesn’t seem to be providing Romney with much favorable coverage.”

Schultz’ said on last night’s show that, “Mitt Romney’s history at Bain Capital is not going to help his image as a job creator. Now we want to disclose that NBC Universal and Bain Capital are each a part owner of the Weather Channel. Bain Capital’s main business model is buying companies like American Pad and Paper and restructuring them. In many instances, Bain turned a profit by strip-mining these companies. American AMPAD is what it’s known. The stock was driven down and the company went bankrupt. They fired hundreds of workers along the way.”

To read the entire article from Politico, link here:


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bain; baincapital; msnbc; msnbctiestoromney; nbcprrep4romney; nbcsecretdeal; notaxes4ge; romney; romneydirtytricks; romneyownsnbc; romneypropaganda; romneysecretdeal

1 posted on 01/05/2012 8:00:11 PM PST by ckilmer
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To: ckilmer

"(The GroundZero Mosque) cleared its final hurdle ….
developers plan to build the $100 million center which will include a mosque.
Since its incipient stages in July 2009, when a Muslim-run real-estate development
company purchased the damaged, vacant building and land where the new center
will be built, the project has sparked controversy and debate.
.... the tattered building that was bought by the Muslim real estate company had
been owned by a subsidiary of Bain Capital, a company Romney founded in 1984.

So it’s OK if his company can profit off the sale of the land ."


“Bain Capital, has cut checks totaling $90,000 to Romney’s operation. “


2 posted on 01/05/2012 8:24:03 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: ckilmer

This news is really going to undermine Ron Paul’s support. Democrats will be flocking to Romney now they know their the hand that feeds MSNBC, marching orders received.

My Romney green-lighted this disclosure for the very reason.


3 posted on 01/05/2012 8:28:18 PM PST by RC51
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To: RC51

But they are also owners of Clear Channel which owns the syndication company of Rush, Hannity, and other right leaning talking heads.

Not defending but like Mitt they straddle both sides of the fence.


4 posted on 01/05/2012 8:35:23 PM PST by bleach (If I agreed with you, we would both be wrong.)
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To: ckilmer

“Now we want to disclose that NBC Universal and Bain Capital are each a part owner of the Weather Channel.”

I didn’t know that the Weather Channel was in charge of pmsnbc....

Or...something.


5 posted on 01/05/2012 8:37:42 PM PST by Koschei
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I didn’t know that the Weather Channel was in charge of pmsnbc...

Now I know why I’ve been getting these unexplained hot flashes!


6 posted on 01/06/2012 12:09:26 AM PST by beaware
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To: ckilmer

So that means his company invests in the obama propaganda machine?
And you think romney will beat obama?

Wake up people! voting for Romney means voting for obama!

The other candidates should advertise this fact -
romney -msnbc - obama ties!


7 posted on 01/06/2012 5:32:27 AM PST by chrisnj
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To: ckilmer

The other candidates should advertise this fact -
romney - msnbc - obama ties.

Way to go Romney - bankroll obama propaganda machine then try to defeat obama?


8 posted on 01/06/2012 5:37:11 AM PST by chrisnj
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To: Diogenesis

BTTT.


9 posted on 01/08/2012 6:34:34 AM PST by mewzilla (Santelli 2012)
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