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Obama to return to Los Angeles in June for star-studded fundraisers (LGBT gala)
The Hill ^ | 5/11/12 | Jonathan Easley, Amie Parnes

Posted on 05/13/2012 2:52:32 AM PDT by Libloather

Obama to return to Los Angeles in June for star-studded fundraisers
By Jonathan Easley and Amie Parnes - 05/11/12 10:38 AM ET

President Obama's decision to support gay marriage this week is paying off in a big way with the LGBT community in Hollywood.

Obama is expected to attend an LGBT gala in Los Angeles on June 6, where ticket prices range from $1,250 to $25,000 apiece. As part of the same trip, Obama is also expected to attend a fundraiser hosted by Ryan Murphy, the co-creator of the show "Glee," and his fiance David Miller.

Like the fundraising dinner hosted by actor George Clooney on Thursday night in Los Angeles, which raked in $15 million, the dinner is expected to bring in millions of dollars for Obama's reelection campaign.

 Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage on Wednesday has prompted a slew of big-dollar donations from the gay community.

“Obviously yesterday we made some news," Obama told attendees at Clooney's home on Thursday night. “It was a logical extension of what America is supposed to be. It grew directly out of this difference in visions: Are we a country that includes everybody and gives everybody a shot and treats everybody fairly, and is that going to make us stronger? Are we welcoming to immigrants? Are we welcoming to people who aren’t like us? Does that make us stronger? I believe it does.”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the LGBT gala is now seeking a larger venue to meet skyrocketing demand for the event, which could include a performance from singer Pink and reel in a haul of up to $10 million.

The Clooney fundraiser on Thursday night also had big star presence, including Tobey Maguire, Stacy Keibler, Diane Von Furstenberg, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., Salma Hayek, Barbra Streisand, James Brolin and Billy Crystal.

Some on the right have knocked Obama as a “celebrity president,” and one ad from the American Crossroads super-PAC called “Cool” wove together clips of the president with various entertainers before asking if voters were better off than they were four years ago.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gala; la; lgbt; obama
the LGBT gala is now seeking a larger venue


1 posted on 05/13/2012 2:52:51 AM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

Sorry Black Pastors. You guys dont have the cash or the power.
Obama will give you a shout out at the next flea market rally.


2 posted on 05/13/2012 2:58:13 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Libloather

Are the Obamas able to keep the unspent cash they rake in if/when they lose in November?


3 posted on 05/13/2012 3:02:57 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: Libloather

Dear lord she was gonna faint, thank you mister. The sixteen broomsticks in her anus were a bit much but the messiah must be protected. I’ll go change my name now...


4 posted on 05/13/2012 3:06:19 AM PDT by allmost
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To: Libloather
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5 posted on 05/13/2012 3:09:09 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Nickname

They aren’t able under law to transfer the funds to their personal accounts, if that’s what you’re asking.

But I believe they can give it to other candidates for political office, if I’m not mistaken.

If not, I’m sure someone will correct me.

Also, their campaign will incur enormous expenses, so whatever they have left will be after spending as much as they can to win.


6 posted on 05/13/2012 3:09:13 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: Libloather

Queer as......

7 posted on 05/13/2012 3:09:20 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: txrangerette

They aren’t able under law to transfer the funds to their personal accounts, if that’s what you’re asking.

. . .

Thanks. Yes, that’s what I was wondering.


8 posted on 05/13/2012 3:14:25 AM PDT by Nickname
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To: Nickname

Under law being the operative phrase. You can see and read how well that has applied.


9 posted on 05/13/2012 3:17:10 AM PDT by allmost
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To: allmost; Nickname

That’s why I included “under law” in my comment.


10 posted on 05/13/2012 3:39:31 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: Libloather

Hollywood is so gay.


11 posted on 05/13/2012 3:40:52 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (Vote for the straight guy.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Please post a guest list on all fundraisers in make beleive commie land. I want to make it a point as you should to, to boycott these unAmerican un grateful elitists a##wipes who would be no one if it werent for our dollars. Did zero or his criminal element make them super stars? WE DID! Lets umake them!


12 posted on 05/13/2012 3:52:27 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: ronnie raygun

Matt Drudge of the Drudgereport, had a Sunday evening AM radio talk show for a while.

He used to say the most violent thing you could do in response to media cr@p, was to turn it off.

He was right.

Turn the switch “off”. Simple and effective.

Who the heck cares about Hollyweird.

Ignore them.

Turn it off. Turn it off and proudly say why, if anyone asks.

Be stubborn. Be the boss.

Turn off the television.


13 posted on 05/13/2012 3:56:39 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (Vote for the straight guy.)
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To: dennisw

http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Genesis%2019:27-28&version=KJV

Genesis 19:27-28

King James Version (KJV)

27 And Abraham gat up early in the morning to the place where he stood before the Lord:

28 And he looked toward Sodom and Gomorrah, and toward all the land of the plain, and beheld, and, lo, the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of a furnace.

http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke%2017:28-30&version=KJV

Luke 17:28-30

King James Version (KJV)

28 Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded;

29 But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all.

30 Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.


14 posted on 05/13/2012 4:05:26 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Libloather

Why shouldn’t he return, it doesn’t cost him anything. We are paying through the nose to provide him transportation to these things.

The Fruits seem to have plenty of cash, fudge packing must be lucrative.


15 posted on 05/13/2012 4:21:44 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Libloather

BUTTHOLES OF THE WORLD UNITE !
No pun intended...............


16 posted on 05/13/2012 4:31:25 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Libloather

More gay for pay.


17 posted on 05/13/2012 4:35:14 AM PDT by VanDeKoik (If case you are wondering, I'm STILL supporting Newt.)
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To: Libloather

We are now Babylon and we produce profound sickness and disease. We live in a society so sick that most can no longer even recognize how badly they are infected.


18 posted on 05/13/2012 4:36:32 AM PDT by Obadiah (2008: Hope & Change -- 2012: Fear & Retribution)
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To: Libloather

https://store.barackobama.com/collections/lgbt-for-obama.html

Yeah, check this out. Puts the lie to “Biden forced his hand” meme. This merchandise and website wasn’t organized in a day.

His homosexual donors and holly weird said “No more sugar barry unless you show us that you care” It is all about them donchaknow. Something in the make up of their mental illness screams “Look at me!”

Everything this Machiavellian administration does is scripted to a T and designed to cover The One’s” a$$ from every angle.

Truly vile.


19 posted on 05/13/2012 4:37:50 AM PDT by Eagles6 (S)
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To: Libloather
Ryan Murphy, the co-creator of the show "Glee," and his fiance David Miller

As it is for heterosexuals lately, "fiance" = "some guy I'm having sex with this week."

20 posted on 05/13/2012 5:10:57 AM PDT by madprof98 ("moritur et ridet" - salvianus)
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To: Libloather

Hollywood actors are experts on marriage? Many of these people jump from one marriage to the next as fast as they make a new movie. They are not role models for anyone but the “one” will take their money and run.


21 posted on 05/13/2012 5:17:11 AM PDT by FreedBird
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To: Libloather

JUST COME OUT OF THE CLOSET ALREADY ZERO!!!!


22 posted on 05/13/2012 5:25:09 AM PDT by erod (This Chicagoan will crawl over broken glass to vote the fake Chicagoan Obama out!)
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To: Yorlik803

First, Obama is going to go to his buds who wear studs: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=studded+donor&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&biw=922&bih=456&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=eq2vT9D3Acme2wX6p6jpCA#um=1&hl=en&tbm=isch&sa=1&q=studded&oq=studded&aq=f&aqi=g10&aql=&gs_l=img.12..0l10.20294.21354.0.22718.6.6.0.0.0.2.623.1788.1j2j0j2j0j1.6.0...0.0.QrNkIFqa6gA&pbx=1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=ce8025782965067f&biw=922&bih=456


23 posted on 05/13/2012 5:48:47 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Libloather

To borrow a phrase from American Pickers, BHO certainly scored the honey hole - Hollywood - with his latest declaration. I just don’t know why they ever doubted him in the first place. We certainly didn’t.


24 posted on 05/13/2012 6:01:33 AM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: Libloather

Ironic that Obama comes to California and gets millions in donations from the Hollywood leftists while the State of California is $18 billion in debt and Governor Moonbeam says the rich aren’t paying enough in taxes.


25 posted on 05/13/2012 6:18:22 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Libloather

That’s so gay.


26 posted on 05/13/2012 7:18:27 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Eagles6

No question about it.
And, the Romney bullying story was also planted for the second day pm lead.


27 posted on 05/13/2012 7:47:01 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: txrefugee

Come on, Barry...just come out of the closet. I like the sound of it,,,Queen Barry.


28 posted on 05/13/2012 7:50:18 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: txrefugee

Come on, Barry...just come out of the closet. I like the sound of it...Queen Barry.


29 posted on 05/13/2012 7:50:45 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Libloather

Let the queer-a-thon begin! I hope they all get e.coli.


30 posted on 05/13/2012 8:14:42 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: F15Eagle

I pray every day that Obama and his minions would be unmasked and given Divine Justice.


31 posted on 05/13/2012 8:16:58 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: Libloather

Emphasis on “studded”.


32 posted on 05/13/2012 9:51:04 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: dennisw

All I can say montel is who hasn’t wanted to touch children, Michael’s no different than anyone else. /south park


33 posted on 05/13/2012 9:52:58 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: F15Eagle

Sodom and Gomorrah........

That’s where the words “sodomy” and “sodomites” come from


34 posted on 05/13/2012 10:10:55 AM PDT by dennisw
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