Skip to comments.Is the Obama Campaign Being Financed By Foreign Donations?
Posted on 10/08/2012 7:45:04 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
Peter Schweizers Government Accountability Institute is out with a report today on foreign and fraudulent campaign contributions. It is the most comprehensive treatment of the issue to date. The key findings relate to the Obama campaign:
* The Obama campaign lacks the industry standard level of credit card security for donations
* The website Obama.com was purchased by an Obama bundler based in Shanghai, China, with questionable ties to state-run enterprises
* 68% of the traffic to Obama.com is foreign, and the site was linked to a specific donation page on the official BarackObama.com campaign website for ten months
Schweizer also finds that, based on the security measures currently in place, nearly half of Congress is vulnerable to fraudulent and foreign donations. Schweizer provided this statement to Powerline, which covers the report here:
>>>When it comes to money in this campaign all the focus has been on Super PACs. But far more troubling in my mind is the reality of how easily foreign governments or individuals can inject funds in the U.S. presidential campaign. The FEC does not require basic security for internet donations. And in the case of the Obama campaign, the gate appears to be wide open. You need to use the CVV security code on your credit card to buy an Obama hoodie but not make a donation. And there is very real evidence that the campaign is not using the address verification system (AVS) in any real way. There are simply too many contributions they accept with either no zip code or an incorrect zip code. To make matters worse, donations under $200 dont even need to be disclosed. Twenty years ago that might not matter but in the era of robo-donations its a huge problem.<<<
(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...
U.S. President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic Party have raised $181 million in September for his re-election effort -their highest monthly total yet of the 2012 presidential race. The president's campaign said Saturday that the money represents donations from more than 1.8 million people.
Even the timing is off—after Obama has recorded his big, illegal September haul.
***None dare call it treason***
I remember that book from the 1960s!
The title comes from an Elizabethan English courtier writer and poet, John Harrington(1561-1612). Full quote:
“Treason doth never prosper: what’s the reason? Why if it prosper, none dare call it treason”
...and he was also the inventor of the first ‘flush’ toilet. Thomas Crapper (1836-1910) just improved on the original......
Of course it is. Every time Obama contributes to his own campaign, it is being financed by a foreigner.
Does a bear...
Yes it is.
I have a serious question. Could Obama be charged with anything that he did while he usurped the office of POTUS? Big laugher I know and it hasn’t been done for past holders of the office, but there is so much swirling around the Kenyan Klown that this time around could be a different situation.
The question brings up pictures of bears n their natural habit and the color of the sky and other things.
Hannity is going to cover the issue on his FOX show tonight 9:00pm
And Bush did nothing to hold it off in '08 and make that campaign adhere to the law.
This is one of the few times it is appropriate to contend that ..."Bush Did It." He also never investigated Obama's non-eligibility when he could have. Or if he did, he covered it up.
Or "Children of the Corn"? -- that's what other GOP campaign people have been calling Romney's campaign staff.
If he were indicted by a federal prosecutor, the trial would take place where the offense allegedly occurred -- IOW, DC. Well, that would be a laugher, so you'd have to indict him for something he carelessly did outside DC, or for violating a state law, such as Hawaii's elections law in 2008 when he and Nancy Pelosi intimidated state officers into accepting Nancy's bogus "certification" (notarized, of course -- a federal offense) of Obama's eligibility.
(The State of Hawaii should have kicked Nancy's perjurious squib out at once: "certification" is done BY THE STATE, which certifies candidates to the State's voters. Certification is not done by a party mugwump to the election officials of the States. Obama's election bid should have stopped right there, in October, 2008 -- the REAL reason Obama went to Hawaii to "visit his dying grandmother" [and throw her under the bus with the rest of the "typical white people"].)
“Is the Obama Campaign Being Financed By Foreign Donations?”
Oh, why not? Might as well, foreign nationals are electing him! 2 million anchor babies get to voting age every year according to PBS yesterday. Illegal aliens register and VOTE.
The Dems won’t allow ID to vote. One of these days we’re going to turn around and not be able to see anything in this country that isn’t owned by foreign interests! The amount of real estate they own is astounding.
But hey, the GOP is just as ‘globalist’. We’ve got to clean them out of both houses to do any good. No foreign money should ever be allowed in our elections. In state races, only residents of that state should be allowed. Then we could get rid of the likes of John McCain.
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