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One-Third of Obama’s Earnings 2009-2011 From Foreign Sources
Breitbart ^ | 7/16/12 | Ben Shapiro

Posted on 07/17/2012 7:17:49 AM PDT by Baynative

During the time that President Obama has been in office, he has earned some $2,711,340 from foreign sources. That’s 30.1 percent of Obama’s total income during that time. During that period, Obama forked over $87,429 to foreign countries. Most of that cash comes from book sales. That’s an inordinately large amount of money coming from overseas – far more than the typical American, certainly. And the question becomes whether President Obama is outsourcing his book sales. After all, why not pay American tax rates on that income? Why not ship from the United States, rather than printing abroad?

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012electionbias; booksales; buyingapresident; cash; foreignincome; hypocrite; nothingtoseehere; obama; obamaincome; obamascandals; obamataxreturn; obamawealth; offshore; pravdamedia
We probably won't hear about this in the government controlled media...


1 posted on 07/17/2012 7:17:58 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: Baynative

No shock there...He’s our Global King! All hail to King Ass Clown!


2 posted on 07/17/2012 7:20:38 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Baynative

ROSS’s dress for less?


3 posted on 07/17/2012 7:21:52 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Baynative

Any foreign contacts, business, property ownership or income has to be declared on my SF86.

It causes my clearance adjudication to take much longer than normal and could, in some cases, cause it to be denied.

It’s good to be king.


4 posted on 07/17/2012 7:22:00 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: Baynative

These are the books which have how many lies in them? Guess people at home and abroad really want to read fiction.


5 posted on 07/17/2012 7:27:22 AM PDT by winkadink (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. George Orwell)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

Lol!!


6 posted on 07/17/2012 7:27:22 AM PDT by goseminoles
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To: SZonian

I’m bettting the appropriate Hussein Head response is, “TWO-THIRDS of His Holiness’ income came from USA”!


7 posted on 07/17/2012 7:27:32 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Baynative
Te first question that comes to me is:

“That is an inordinately high....”

Why? Why do foreigners thirst for obummer books?

Certainly heads of state who are trying to understand who they are dealing with...

But they should not generate such high numbers.

So the obvious question is whether the sales are real or whether they are being used as a cover for illegal payments, donations, etc.

Newt Gingrich was crucified because of book sales/contracts deemed to be inappropriate.

Let's see if the lib press has any interest in where this money really came from.

After all, we are dealing with Chicago ethics.

8 posted on 07/17/2012 7:27:32 AM PDT by old curmudgeon
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To: Baynative

“Accuse others of what you do.” - Attributed to Vladimir Lenin and Karl Marx


9 posted on 07/17/2012 7:28:04 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: Baynative

That level of foreign books sales on his carp imagined memoirs is hard to believe.


10 posted on 07/17/2012 7:30:56 AM PDT by Valpal1
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To: Baynative
One-Third of Obama’s Earnings Bribes in 2009-2011 From Foreign Sources

There, fixed it for ya.

11 posted on 07/17/2012 7:35:09 AM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Baynative

It’s not like he hasn’t earned their campaign dollars. He has spread the wealth of America’s future around.


12 posted on 07/17/2012 7:38:53 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Baynative

China say, “You need donation? Can’t do that. Illegal. But we buy 1 million book. Any language. No matter cause we just going to throw them away. You can even forget about the printing. Blank paper OK. School kids can use for notebook.”

Prease excuse the rack of ‘L’s turned into ‘R’s.


13 posted on 07/17/2012 7:41:44 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Baynative

Duh, were these then “Out-Sourced Earnings?”

Did he really pay his “fair share” of foreign taxes?

How many foreign jobs were involved in these out-sourced earnings of the Creepy Kenyan?


14 posted on 07/17/2012 7:47:40 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Baynative

One-third?

I’d like to see that increase to 100% in 2013.

Isn’t there need for a pooper-scooper in Kenya or perhaps Malaysia?


15 posted on 07/17/2012 7:53:47 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: Baynative

Book sales and speaking engagements are two very effective ways to pay off politicians.


16 posted on 07/17/2012 8:11:27 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Baynative

Sounds kind of shady to me.


17 posted on 07/17/2012 8:15:53 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Right Wing Assault

Barry is many things, most of them illegal and/or disgusting, but unless he self-pubbed this book, then the publishers is making out. Barry would only get royalties. He is still getting maybe 25% of retail, no small change, but where the books are printed and sold is the publisher’s business.


18 posted on 07/17/2012 8:17:55 AM PDT by RGF
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

He needs some picway shoes to go with that shirt. :)


19 posted on 07/17/2012 8:18:22 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the StatistI)
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To: Baynative

That’s just what was above the table. You can bet there’s many times more that he pocketed under the table.


20 posted on 07/17/2012 8:18:48 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Baynative

$2,711,340 certainly buys a lot of books. At $25 a pop, that’s over 108,454 copies. Soros’ library must be packed to the Mezzanine....

Kinda reminds me of former Speaker of the House Jim Wright.


21 posted on 07/17/2012 9:07:22 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Soros?

I thought Baraq was the best selling author of all time in Saudi Arabia?


22 posted on 07/17/2012 9:09:39 AM PDT by nascarnation
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To: RGF
He is still getting maybe 25% of retail ...

Ooops. I need to run my calculator again. That's 433,814 copies.

23 posted on 07/17/2012 9:10:09 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: nascarnation

A classic example of a distinction without a difference.

;^)


24 posted on 07/17/2012 9:11:26 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Baynative

Obama didn’t write that book on his own.


25 posted on 07/17/2012 9:23:52 AM PDT by golas1964 (Obama must be defeated in 2012)
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To: old curmudgeon
"Let's see if the lib press has any interest in where this money really came from."

Sure.......and monkeys might fly out of my butt.

26 posted on 07/17/2012 9:34:36 AM PDT by RightOnline (I am Andrew Breitbart!)
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To: Baynative

Not surprising. He raised a sizeable sum of illegal contributions from foreign donors in Europe and the Middle East for his 2008 scampaign.


27 posted on 07/17/2012 10:30:35 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: winkadink

How many copies did George $oros buy to help Obama get a best seller in an autobiography about a man who hadn’t done anything yet and was described in press releases as Kenyan born?


28 posted on 07/17/2012 10:35:38 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: Right Wing Assault

LMAO!!!


29 posted on 07/17/2012 11:53:59 AM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: Cyber Liberty
"Soros’ library must be packed to the Mezzanine...."

They don't really deliver the books. Its just a way to pass money to him. Clinton did this too. I remember seeing an article that either he or Hillary had "sold" hundreds of thousands more books than were actually printed.

30 posted on 07/17/2012 12:12:05 PM PDT by Baynative (A man's admiration for absolute government is proportionate to the contempt he feels for others)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

It was such drivel, the typesetters here refused to finish it. So he went overseas to find typesetters who didn’t understand English.


31 posted on 07/17/2012 12:24:43 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Valpal1; RGF; old curmudgeon

These sales numbers do not surprise me with a book of this kind (by an American president). Sometimes the foreign rights make it possible for the publisher to actually make a good profit on the book. (Obama’s books would have been profitable anyway, of course.) The foreign rights are sold to many different countries and the book is printed in many languages.

As for printing the books here, that kind of shipping of vast quantities of books hasn’t been done since the 19th century. Harper Brothers, founded in 1817, used to ship all its books in from England. Then the lightbulb went off and they realized they could save tons of money by printing them here—the beginning of American book publishing.


32 posted on 07/17/2012 1:08:52 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: Baynative






King Jerk-A-Boo giveth himself a waiver.....






33 posted on 07/17/2012 4:03:39 PM PDT by devolve (-------------- ------- no servers - no intelligence ----------- ---------------------)
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