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Wall Street's vote: Romney by a landslide (Obama donors giving to Romney instead)
Politico ^ | 06/13/12 | Abby Phillip

Posted on 06/13/2012 12:16:20 PM PDT by TonyInOhio

For three years, Wall Street’s been telling the world how much it can’t stand President Barack Obama.

Now, thanks to campaign finance filings, it’s possible to put a price tag on just how much: Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and the super PAC supporting it are outraising Obama among financial-sector donors $37.1 million to $4.8 million.

Near the front of the pack are 19 Obama donors from 2008 who are giving big to Romney.

Ken Griffin, founder of the Chicago-based hedge fund Citadel, has accused Obama of engaging in “class warfare” and gave $2,500 to Romney’s campaign, plus nearly $1.1 million to the pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future. But in 2008, Griffin donated the maximum $4,600 to Obama’s campaign and helped raise another $50,000 to $100,000.

“It is critical that the next president appreciates that America’s prosperity is driven by the innovation and hard work of the American worker, whose valiant efforts have, in recent years, been undermined by the oppressive weight of government intervention,” Griffin told POLITICO in a statement.

The 19 have already given $4.8 million to Romney’s presidential campaign and the super PAC supporting it through the end of April, according to a POLITICO analysis of Federal Election Commission filings. Four years ago, they gave Obama $213,700.

None of them has given a penny to the president’s reelection campaign or the super PAC supporting it.

(Excerpt) Read more at dyn.politico.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: barryistoast; wallstreet
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The first sentence is bullsheet, but the rest of the piece explains why Lil' Barry is smelling toasty; he bit the hands that fed him, and, "once bitten, twice shy", his donors are vanishing.

As Romney expands the electoral map, Barry's money troubles will only worsen. Tell us some more about how evil Capialism is, Barry!

1 posted on 06/13/2012 12:16:29 PM PDT by TonyInOhio
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To: TonyInOhio

ruh roh....


2 posted on 06/13/2012 12:19:23 PM PDT by ConservativeDude
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To: TonyInOhio

“Landslide”, rats new ploy to keep over confident GOP home on election day.


3 posted on 06/13/2012 12:21:24 PM PDT by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: TonyInOhio

Ulsterman’s Wall Street Insider has been busy on the phone........


4 posted on 06/13/2012 12:24:45 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: TonyInOhio
When Wall Street gave to Obama, it was just peachy. All was right with the world.

Now they're giving to Romney, and it's a crime against humanity.

5 posted on 06/13/2012 12:25:03 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: duckman

“Landslide”, rats new ploy to keep over confident GOP home on election day.


It won’t work.


6 posted on 06/13/2012 12:27:29 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: duckman
“Landslide”, rats new ploy to keep over confident GOP home on election day.

I don't see that working. I'd suspect most GOPers and conservatives would like nothing more than to rub Obama's beak in a massive rout.

7 posted on 06/13/2012 12:27:43 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: unkus

Most likely the ones who will stay home on Election Day will be very disheartened Obama supporters.


8 posted on 06/13/2012 12:34:45 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Most likely the ones who will stay home on Election Day will be very disheartened Obama supporters.


Right.

And a number of dims will vote Romney and never say a word.

Even some Dims know he’s ruining the country and their “Survival Mode” is kicking in.


9 posted on 06/13/2012 12:42:57 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: TonyInOhio

O’Bastard is a vindictive narcissist. Watch out. He’s going to set the world on fire before he gives it up, just like the other hussein did to the oil fields of Kuwait.


10 posted on 06/13/2012 1:16:45 PM PDT by crosshairs
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To: duckman

I think you’re going to see a 1-2 punch of superpac/GOP working for Romney and grassroots conservatives/tea partiers working for conservatives in the down-ticket races.


11 posted on 06/13/2012 1:38:40 PM PDT by Lou Budvis (FUBO .... Since 2008)
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To: Lou Budvis
I think you’re going to see a 1-2 punch of superpac/GOP working for Romney and grassroots conservatives/tea partiers working for conservatives in the down-ticket races.

Look @ my post the past couple of months, I have been smelling the momentum, predicted 60 in the Senate before Dick Morris did and I think it is gonna be a wipe-out like we have never seen. The "down-ticket" you mentioned will be huge IMHO all the way to dog catchers with Tea Party cred.

It will take them Dem's 20 years to recover.

The State to watch, ( and I have been saying it since Oct 10' ) is Michigan.

12 posted on 06/13/2012 1:54:05 PM PDT by taildragger (( Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Lou Budvis

I was always a Sarah supporter - devastating when she announced she was not running.

Then i jumped to Newtster - easily the strongest and most intelligent conservative running with an actual record of BIG CHANGE in DC.

Muttster was at the bottom of my list.

That said, America and our Constitution cannot survive if Comrade B.Hussein Obamugabe wins in Nov.

That marxist MUST BE STOPPED AT ALL COSTS!


13 posted on 06/13/2012 1:55:50 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: TonyInOhio

See opening segment: http://www.latma.co.il/elatmatv.aspx


14 posted on 06/13/2012 1:59:33 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: TonyInOhio

Fair weather friends. Could you trust anyone who gave money to Obama in 2008?

This is good news because it means Obama isn’t getting their money this time but the question I have to ask is why they ever thought giving this guy money was a good idea to start with?


15 posted on 06/13/2012 2:01:00 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: TonyInOhio

This will free Barry to go Vindictive Socialist Scorched Earth on them in this campaign (which won’t work, but will serve to reaffirm for us who we always thought he was).


16 posted on 06/13/2012 2:02:59 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: duckman
“Landslide”, rats new ploy to keep over confident GOP home on election day.

Each and every one of us would give his right arm to be that Hanging Chad that this guy actually chokes on.

17 posted on 06/13/2012 2:04:58 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: unkus

“Landslide”, rats new ploy to keep over confident GOP home on election day.

It ain’t gonna work. The working middle class along every true American patriot that loves this country will crawl over a mile of broken glass just to vote against this fascist POS. It doesn’t matter what words the Rat Bassturds use as they’ve lost ALL credibility with their lies and 100% support of obamacare. America is going to vote this clown out of office. He’ll be lucky to get elected as a local dog catcher after this since he’s been known to eat them in the past; and hopefully we’ll rid ourselves of every Rat Bassturd that voted for the despicable piece of obamacare crap.
I can see November from by back porch and it looks like a tidal wave coming hard and fast. Wait! What’s that banner I see at the top of the wave right beside the good old Red, White and Blue??? It says; “FUBO!!! We’re coming for you!”


18 posted on 06/13/2012 2:07:29 PM PDT by lgjhn23
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To: TonyInOhio
Oh who cares about polls? Let's eat!

Obama Celebrates Father's Day With BBQ Lunch (ABC News)


U.S. President Barack Obama eats ribs at Kenny's BBQ in honor of the upcoming Father's Day weekend in Washington June 13, 2012. Seated beside Obama is U.S. Army 1st Lt. Bill Edwards, the 2012 Military Fatherhood Award Winner. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

19 posted on 06/13/2012 2:08:17 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: TonyInOhio

Just what the hell did these idiots think Obama was going to do


20 posted on 06/13/2012 2:22:17 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: NormsRevenge

Bill? Be sure that Barry doesn’t suddenly decide to play a game of ‘tickle-Daddy’ with you. I’d be worried about that.


21 posted on 06/13/2012 2:24:03 PM PDT by mkjessup (Eternal Vigilance (aka FReeper Tom Hoefling) has my vote for President in 2012.)
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To: duckman

Conservatives are not like liberals. We vote based on the responsibility, not emotion.


22 posted on 06/13/2012 2:34:20 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: lgjhn23

Right on!

Well said, Friend.


23 posted on 06/13/2012 2:58:13 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

I figure the Clintons will be among those Dims. They want her as the Dem nominee in 2016,


24 posted on 06/13/2012 3:03:56 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: crosshairs

O’Bastard is a vindictive narcissist. Watch out. He’s going to set the world on fire before he gives it up, just like the other hussein did to the oil fields of Kuwait.


That’s right. He’s going to go all out and get even when he figures out he’s toast.

He’ll be more like Hitler than Hussein.


25 posted on 06/13/2012 3:08:53 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: uncbob

Just what the hell did these idiots think Obama was going to do


It’s beyond belief.


26 posted on 06/13/2012 3:12:45 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks TonyInOhio.


27 posted on 06/13/2012 3:19:58 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: taildragger
It will take them Dem's 20 years to recover.

I agree. Unless Obama is tossed out at the Dem convention, Obama will have single-handedly destroyed the democrat party for the next few years. That's in addition to destroying the country.

28 posted on 06/13/2012 3:24:01 PM PDT by bkopto (Obama and Biden merely symptoms of a more profound, systemic disease in American body politic.)
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To: newfreep
Agree, agree, agree!

People who think America will be better off by keeping him for 4 more years and then electing a “real” conservative are missing the point; there won't be an America left to save.

I continually think back to his speech last Spring when he encouraged Arabs to rise up against their governments. The Syrians did and this administration couldn't turn their backs on those people fast enough.

FUBO.

29 posted on 06/13/2012 3:31:29 PM PDT by oldleft
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To: bkopto

I agree and hope you are right, it should be a landslide against Obama.

However, I don’t throw the word “traitor” around and I truly believe John Kerry was a traitor to this nation. It frightens me that Kerry received the votes he did.

There is enormous brainwashing going on to mainstream idiotic and dangerous leftist ideology.

Still I think Obama will lose.


30 posted on 06/13/2012 3:37:12 PM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: NormsRevenge

Just looking at that phony Marxist mug makes me sick.
And the nice “father of the year” sitting next to him seems oblivious to the fact that this is just a photo op for Oblamo and he is a pawn.

Narcissistic personality disorder is a very serious character disorder. Hussein’s thin skinned nature and absolute inbility to take any kind of criticism would describe the potential for him to “go off’ bigtime. What’s scary is that he has control of the briefcase, doesn’t he?


31 posted on 06/13/2012 3:38:32 PM PDT by Mountain Mary (Head toward the sound of the guns in Wisconsin!)
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To: uncbob

“Just what the hell did these idiots think Obama was going to do”

Exactly, he pretty much told everyone what he stood for before the election. Why all of a sudden they are surprised is beyond me. Anyone who was paying attention saw this coming and God help us if he is elected into a 2nd term (which I truly & seriously believe he will lose in the next election) - because he’s just getting warmed up.


32 posted on 06/13/2012 3:50:53 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: TonyInOhio

Obama’s Arab buds will start kicking in his billion bucks in August.


33 posted on 06/13/2012 4:00:31 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: taildragger

I sure hope you’re right! A complete takeover is the ONLY thing that will result in a reasonable recovery time for economy (it took Reagan 2 years).

What I fear though, and somebody please reassure me, is that just like after Carter’s “malaise” economy (very painful) and the subsequent Reagan revolution, America fell promptly back to sleep & here we are again!

We are not showing signs of learning from History, and events keep repeating themselves.

Unless we learn to accept our Founders advice to keep “vigilance” over our Republic, even in the great economy to follow, our future generations will have to go through this all over again.

Eventually, we may finally lose our Republic like this.

We must find ways to teach the importance of vigilance to the next generations so we can finally stop this vicious cycle of Socialism/Capitalism/Socialism.


36 posted on 06/13/2012 7:44:19 PM PDT by 1-Eagle (B.Franklin: "A Republic...if you can keep it." Let us all resolve to be Keepers!)
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To: hattend
Obama’s Arab buds will start kicking in his billion bucks in August.

There will be a gazillion or two $20 donations from Lord knows where offshore.

37 posted on 06/13/2012 7:48:30 PM PDT by seton89 (Forward! to despotism.)
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To: ReformationFan
I figure the Clintons will be among those Dims. They want her as the Dem nominee in 2016

Er...ah...yeah. Question is, though, will anyone else want her.



38 posted on 06/13/2012 7:51:47 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: bkopto
Unless Obama is tossed out at the Dem convention, Obama will have single-handedly destroyed the democrat party for the next few twenty years.

Maybe more. He's really done that much damage, most of which isn't even visible yet. But it will be.

39 posted on 06/13/2012 7:54:55 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: hattend
Obama’s Arab buds will start kicking in his billion bucks in August.

Won't help, unless they use it to pay people directly for their votes.

40 posted on 06/13/2012 7:57:52 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: TonyInOhio

Great, now we’ll have another President beholden to the bankers. more stimulus and bailouts coming in the next 4 years if Mttens wins.


41 posted on 06/13/2012 10:17:38 PM PDT by GR_Jr. (Vote Obama out now.....deal with Romney later.)
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To: Lou Budvis

“I think you’re going to see a 1-2 punch of superpac/GOP working for Romney and grassroots conservatives/tea partiers working for conservatives in the down-ticket races.”

Give this man a cigar, a Cuban!!


42 posted on 06/13/2012 10:47:58 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama must Go.)
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To: onetruelord

Money is the Mother’s Milk of Politics.


43 posted on 06/13/2012 10:53:12 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama must Go.)
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To: Windflier

Don’t spring that on us unawares.

Another four yrs is not going to make her any more appealing either, especially after the tsunami that is about to hit her party.


44 posted on 06/13/2012 10:56:52 PM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama must Go.)
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To: seton89
There will be a gazillion or two $20 donations from Lord knows where offshore.

Just like 2008.

45 posted on 06/13/2012 11:02:47 PM PDT by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: NormsRevenge

First president unable / incapable of using a knife and fork.


46 posted on 06/13/2012 11:42:43 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: HollyB

I agree with you. Even though the depth of my contempt for Obama is immeasurable and can only by expressed by the symbol for infinity I am NOT DISAPPOINTED with him! I believed what he actually promised during the campaign which was in reality that he would do everything in his power to destroy the United States of America and see that it never recovers. This was the real message for those who bothered to listen and understand, those who did not hear that message simply refused to hear it. As one who understood what he was actually saying I would support the notion that he may be the number one president of all in terms of keeping his campaign promises.


47 posted on 06/14/2012 6:55:35 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: onetruelord
Never said we should help anyone in Syria. But BO inferred we would and then turned his back. The best thing to do would have been NOTHING. But he saw it as a great foreign policy moment for his administration.

I'm mostly surprised that no one else is calling him out for this. You shouldn't tell people to go pick a fight unless you're willing to back them up.

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2012/06/01/on-assad-obama-is-repeating-bush-41s-saddam-mistake/

48 posted on 06/14/2012 7:18:15 AM PDT by oldleft
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To: exit82

Shh.... People on this site get cranky if you mention UM’s name.


49 posted on 06/14/2012 8:16:13 AM PDT by Jess79
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To: TonyInOhio

I hate the 1% for supporting Obama in 2008. They had theirs and did not care about the rest of the US.


50 posted on 06/14/2012 8:26:46 AM PDT by dervish (ABO)
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