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In Switzerland, George Clooney raises $625K for Barack Obama
Chicago Sun Times/AP ^ | 27 August 2012

Posted on 08/27/2012 6:20:33 PM PDT by Lorianne

George Clooney headlined a fund-raiser Monday that took in more than a half-million dollars for President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. Organizers said they took in at least $625,000 from U.S. donors for Obama’s campaign, including many who flew in to Geneva, Switzerland, from around the world for the one-night event.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 201208; 20120827; bundler; bundlers; clooney; donors; fundraiser; fundraising; geneva; genevacell; georgeclooney; lakecomo; lugano; luganocell; obama; obamacampaign; ssp; swissbanks; swissfundraiser; switzerland

1 posted on 08/27/2012 6:20:38 PM PDT by Lorianne
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To: Lorianne

Would any of this money be from Swiss bank accounts? Isn’t that tainted money?


2 posted on 08/27/2012 6:23:52 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: Lorianne

I have NEVER heard of a US President going out of this country to raise campaign funds!I wonder when the FEC will get around to investigating this?Don’t Hold Your Breath!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


3 posted on 08/27/2012 6:25:53 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Lorianne

That’s not much money from a fundraiser.


4 posted on 08/27/2012 6:26:23 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Lorianne

625K is not much especially since Clooney makes 20 million a film. He couldn’t give a few million. Democrats are cheap people.


5 posted on 08/27/2012 6:26:53 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: Lorianne

I take that last statement back.I seem to recall”Slick Willy”and Indonesia??????????????????????????


6 posted on 08/27/2012 6:27:20 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: napscoordinator

Democrats are only”Cheap People”with their OWN Money.They are VERY GENEROUS with OURS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


7 posted on 08/27/2012 6:29:08 PM PDT by bandleader
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To: Lorianne

How many Lewinskys did Clooney give for that.


8 posted on 08/27/2012 6:30:03 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Lorianne

It’s for the little people.


9 posted on 08/27/2012 6:31:00 PM PDT by heartwood
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To: Lorianne

Only Obumer truly understands the middle class. Did not know it was Swiss.


10 posted on 08/27/2012 6:31:32 PM PDT by BeAllYouCanBe (Until Americans love their own children more than they love Nancy Pelosi this suicide will continue.)
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To: bandleader

Klintoon got several million $ from the Chi-Comms, IINM.


11 posted on 08/27/2012 6:31:50 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Lorianne
"they took in at least $625,000 from U.S. donors"

Yeah.....right....U.S. donors my ass....

12 posted on 08/27/2012 6:36:01 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: Lorianne

So some democrats who have overseas accounts are giving to Obama? How ironic


13 posted on 08/27/2012 6:39:47 PM PDT by realcleanguy
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To: Lorianne

Is this a clowney alert?


14 posted on 08/27/2012 6:45:54 PM PDT by MisterArtery
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To: Lorianne

The Fluken foreigners don’t even have to come here anymore to help with the destruction of America. ***holes like Clooney will go to them to pick up their money for the Kenyan’s scorched earth agenda.


15 posted on 08/27/2012 6:47:17 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Had enough of the freaks running the show yet?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Romney just personally attended fundraisers in London and Jerusalem. Relax.


16 posted on 08/27/2012 6:51:02 PM PDT by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: Lorianne

Bet they would also fly to a Jim Jones Hpplaid festival. These people are drawn to sociopaths.


17 posted on 08/27/2012 6:57:30 PM PDT by MtnClimber (I did not vote for Zero. Someone else did that.)
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To: Lorianne
Organizers said they took in at least $625,000 from U.S. donors

They would not have nneded to stage the fundraiser in Switzerland to accept donations from US donors. So, how much did they get from foreign donors?

18 posted on 08/27/2012 7:18:41 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Lorianne

That’s ALL?
Geez, barely got past 500K...in Switzerland no less.
Definitely chump change....
Clooney = International Fail


19 posted on 08/27/2012 7:22:07 PM PDT by matginzac
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To: matginzac
Sheldon Adelson can double with 1 check

Then with one another from his wife beat it by 4 times.

20 posted on 08/27/2012 8:01:34 PM PDT by scooby321 (AMS)
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To: Lorianne; Cindy

.....The ICC documents obtained by TIME show a significant portion of this new investigation is based on data from the Satellite Sentinel Project, a network of private spy satellites and analysts organized by George Clooney in partnership with John Prendergast’s Enough Project. The satellites have been snapping pictures of northern Sudan since December of last year. “We are the antigenocide paparazzi,” Clooney told TIME then. -———George Clooney’s Satellites Build a Case Against an Alleged War Criminal(???) , Time ^ | Saturday, Dec. 03, 2011 | MARK BENJAMIN, Sunday, December 04, 2011 5:45:25 PM · by GQuagmire


21 posted on 08/27/2012 8:27:01 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Lorianne
more servings of crap sandwich from the corrupt dems. I used to like ol Clooney, you'd have to pay me to go see one of movies now.
22 posted on 08/27/2012 8:45:48 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: piasa

Remember, in 2008, almost all of McCain’s donations were nice and round, while Obama’s ended in really odd, almost random cents? Almost like it was donated through currency exchange?


23 posted on 08/27/2012 8:47:48 PM PDT by Cruising For Freedom
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To: Lorianne

If we told the Swiss they could keep the money if they also kept clooney would it be enough?


24 posted on 08/28/2012 12:05:40 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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