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The Chicago Way : Obama’s Coterie of Insiders Is Worth A Closer Look This Time Around
National Review ^ | May 30, 2012 | John Fund

Posted on 05/30/2012 5:46:27 PM PDT by Steelfish

MAY 30, 2012 The Chicago Way Obama’s coterie of insiders is worth a closer look this time around. By John Fund

Every president comes to Washington with a coterie of outside advisers, friends, and fixers they’ve picked up during the course of a career.

Eventually one or more of them becomes controversial. Richard Nixon had Bebe Rebozo. Jimmy Carter had his brother Billy and Bert Lance.

Ronald Reagan had Mike Deaver. Bill Clinton had many trailing after him — they became the menagerie implicated in Whitewater and Monicagate. But Barack Obama’s inner circle has almost completely escaped close scrutiny since he became president. That may be about to change, and the rich cast of characters making up Team Obama merits further attention.

A new biography of Obama by Edward Klein called The Amateur has rocketed to the No. 1 slot on the New York Times bestseller list. Among its explosive allegations is that after videos of Reverend Jeremiah Wright’s anti-American sermons surfaced in the 2008 campaign, a close friend of Obama’s and a fellow member of Wright’s church named Eric Whitaker approached the reverend.

In a taped interview with Klein, Wright said Whitaker offered him — via e-mail, through an intermediary — $150,000 to stop preaching and appearing in the media until after the election.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 2012election; 57states; chicago; corruption; edwardklein; election2012; ericwhitaker; illinois; jarrett; jeremiahwright; kenyanbornmuzzie; mediawingofthednc; mittromney; mymuslimfaith; obama; partisanmediashills; theamateur; unions

1 posted on 05/30/2012 5:46:33 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

Recent ulsterman report (whi), points out Obama campaign headquarters is in Chicago, when he is in DC. Basically, Obama was created there. This dangerous group of operatives want a return on investment

2 posted on 05/30/2012 6:08:44 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

This dangerous group of operatives want a return on investment

They are not going to be happy to be turned out of
power. We could very well see some scorched earth
tactics as their time grows short.
In this instance, they must be held to account and
made to pay for their crimes, not allowed to walk
with a government pension.
Once one or two of them are prosecuted and put away,
the others will talk to avoid the same, and we know
there ARE others.

3 posted on 05/30/2012 6:25:31 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Steelfish

Ulsterman has been writing about this for years now and yet is still banned from this site.

4 posted on 05/30/2012 6:40:38 PM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: Steelfish

The vetting has begun...and the messiah will soon be walking the road to hell.

5 posted on 05/30/2012 7:02:55 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Ping, Baby.... oh yes, I’ll be coming BACK to this article!

6 posted on 05/30/2012 7:20:33 PM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Steelfish.

7 posted on 06/03/2012 12:52:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time --
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