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Speaking to the 47%: The $105,000 champagne tower featured at Obama fundraiser..
Mail Online ^ | September 19, 2012 | Toby Harnden

Posted on 09/19/2012 10:57:36 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

President Barack Obama attended a fundraiser at Jay-Z's 40/40 Club in Manhattan that featured a champagne tower of 350 bottles worth $105,000 - more than twice the median household income of an American family.

The tower of $300-a-bottle Armand de Brignac Brut Gold, known as 'Ace of Spades' because of its label, is a permanent fixture at the club.

'It’s floor-to-ceiling gold bottles in the entire space,' a 40/40 representative told the New York Post. 'It’s beautiful—breathtaking. It’s the first thing you see when you walk in.

The median income for an American family was $51,413 in 2011.

$105,000: The champagne tower at the Tower 40/40 Club that costs twice the average income of a US family.

Some 100 people attended the $40,000-per-person event, which took place after Obama spoke to 200 donors at a $12,500-per-family reception at the Waldorf Astoria. The total campaign cash haul for the day was $6 million.

At the 40/40 Club, the singer Beyonce introduced Obama and said that she and her husband Jay-Z 'believe in his vision'.

Obama said: 'Let me just begin by saying to Jay and Bey, thank you so much for your friendship. We are so grateful. Michelle and Malia and Sasha are mad at me because they are not here.

'That doesn’t usually happen. Usually they’re like, we’re glad you’re going–we don’t need to go. But every time they get a chance to see these two they are thrilled, partly because they are just both so generous, particularly to my kids. And Malia and Sasha just love both of them.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: beyonce; democrats; fundraiser; hypocrisy; jayz; obama; obamanomics; obamatruthfile; rich
What's that old saying.. "The pot calling the kettle black"?
1 posted on 09/19/2012 10:57:41 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Bump


2 posted on 09/19/2012 11:01:34 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

America’s first gangsta prez.

Unless you count Klintoon.


3 posted on 09/19/2012 11:02:44 AM PDT by repentant_pundit (Sammy's your uncle, but he behaves like a spoiled rotten kid.)
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4 posted on 09/19/2012 11:05:07 AM PDT by evets (beer)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

This article got it wrong. They charged $800 per bottle.


5 posted on 09/19/2012 11:05:27 AM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Well, isn't that just classy!
6 posted on 09/19/2012 11:05:54 AM PDT by pepperdog ( I still get a thrill up my leg when spell check doesn't recognize the word Obama!)
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To: evets

“Cake”? That poster is outdated. Michelle had it changed to ‘carrots’.


7 posted on 09/19/2012 11:06:50 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Bling is in style it appears. More hope for the working man.


8 posted on 09/19/2012 11:09:00 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: pepperdog

9 posted on 09/19/2012 11:09:47 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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10 posted on 09/19/2012 11:13:07 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Has that video been authenticated?


11 posted on 09/19/2012 11:13:44 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
What's that old saying.. "The pot calling the kettle black"?

The old saying was racist. The new, politically correct saying is: "The pot calling the kettle African American."

Get with the times, citizen!!

12 posted on 09/19/2012 11:15:27 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

I could care less if tax payer is in no way paying for this.
Is Obama still using tax payers to campaign?
Anyone know what Obama’s overall campaign expense via taxpayers is?


13 posted on 09/19/2012 11:16:08 AM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil-- A-merican)
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What about them serving Armand de Brignac Brut Gold, known as 'Ace of Spades'? Isn't that totally racist?
14 posted on 09/19/2012 11:20:17 AM PDT by GrandmaPatriot
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At the 40/40 Club, the singer Beyonce introduced Obama and said that she and her husband Jay-Z 'believe in his vision'.

His vision? He may not be legally blind, but unofficially this guy is operating in a massive room with bat-like radar, which means nothing at all is registering.

When it comes to vision, this guy is so bad he can't even read braille. When it comes to vision, this guy can't even find his own ass with both hands tied behind him. When it comes to vision, he can't even tell when it's time to salute the U. S. Flag. When it comes to vision, he thinks he's still in control of things, as our embassies burn. When it comes to vision, he thinks our economy is getting better. When it comes to vision, he actually thinks all those out of work people who have given up finding a job, are going to come out an vote for him to make things better. When it comes to vision, he thinks he's popular and going to win the election on 11/06/12.

15 posted on 09/19/2012 11:26:34 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Imagine how bad these global protests would be, if Obama hadn't won us so many new friends.)
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” - - - ‘Ace of Spades’? Isn’t that totally racist?”

Not if your nickname is “Ace” Obama.


16 posted on 09/19/2012 11:29:26 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: timestax

Froward? Is that an Afro-American hairstyle reference?


17 posted on 09/19/2012 11:37:36 AM PDT by j_tull (Keep Congress Kennedy Free - Sean Bielat for Congress #MA4)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
“Cake”? That poster is outdated. Michelle had it changed to ‘carrots’.

Shouldn't it read? "Make them eat broccoli."

18 posted on 09/19/2012 11:42:42 AM PDT by DrDavid (George Orwell was an optimist.)
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To: j_tull
froward adjective Definition: stubbornly and habitually contrary and disobedient Synonyms: stubborn, antagonistic, disobedient, obstinate, pigheaded, balky, clashing, discordant Antonyms: accommodating, complaisant, concordant Tips: Froward is derived from the Middle English froward, "turned away." It is similar to fractious, but more antagonistic. Fractious is the more common word. Usage Examples: Having been spoiled by his wealthy parents his entire life, he was the most froward child imaginable. (disobedient, obstinate) The prisoner's appeals were denied due to his froward attitude. (antagonistic, pigheaded) We need people who are more forward thinking, not froward people who try to make progress difficult. (stubborn, antagonistic, clashing) His froward behavior certainly didn't make me more sympathetic to his complaints. (obstinate, pigheaded)

19 posted on 09/19/2012 11:52:10 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: timestax
froward adjective Definition: stubbornly and habitually contrary and disobedient Synonyms: stubborn, antagonistic, disobedient, obstinate, pigheaded, balky, clashing, discordant Antonyms: accommodating, complaisant, concordant Tips: Froward is derived from the Middle English froward, "turned away." It is similar to fractious, but more antagonistic. Fractious is the more common word. Usage Examples: Having been spoiled by his wealthy parents his entire life, he was the most froward child imaginable. (disobedient, obstinate) The prisoner's appeals were denied due to his froward attitude. (antagonistic, pigheaded) We need people who are more forward thinking, not froward people who try to make progress difficult. (stubborn, antagonistic, clashing) His froward behavior certainly didn't make me more sympathetic to his complaints. (obstinate, pigheaded)

20 posted on 09/19/2012 11:53:43 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

21 posted on 09/19/2012 11:58:53 AM PDT by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: evets

Everybody knows Moochelle prefers Purple Drank.


22 posted on 09/19/2012 11:59:35 AM PDT by SJSAMPLE
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

The entertainment show, Inside Edition, is airing the tampered 47% tape right now and, of course, doesn’t state it was edited.


23 posted on 09/19/2012 12:08:17 PM PDT by bgill
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
Couldn't find Ripple or Midnight express. For these low life's.
24 posted on 09/19/2012 12:20:35 PM PDT by bikerman (Obama lied,economy died.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

This will not phase the 47% in the least. They see a sliver of Obama’s stash that he’s going to continue giving away.


25 posted on 09/19/2012 3:28:03 PM PDT by Fester Chugabrew (It's Nakoula's fault.)
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