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Corporate money to help pay for Obama inauguration (“unlimited sums”)
Associated Press ^ | Dec. 7, 2012 2:29 PM EST | Philip Elliott

Posted on 12/08/2012 12:11:10 AM PST by Olog-hai

In a reversal from four years ago, President Barack Obama will accept unlimited sums of money from corporations and individuals to pay for events surrounding his inauguration, a spokeswoman said Friday.

Lobbyists, political action committees and foreign entities, however, will still be banned from underwriting the costs of the gala events, spokeswoman Addie Whisenant said. The committee also will reject donations from companies that haven’t paid back loans from the 2008 federal bailout of Wall Street, as well as corporate sponsorship deals. …

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 2013; corporatefunds; cronycapitalism; inauguration

1 posted on 12/08/2012 12:11:19 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Reverse Extortion


3 posted on 12/08/2012 12:27:20 AM PST by KTM rider ( , you'd be lucky to get= $7....LOL !)
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To: Olog-hai
litter on the National Mall after the Barack Obama inauguration
4 posted on 12/08/2012 12:35:22 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: HiTech RedNeck

My mistake yes he is... dunno why that would be needed in case of re election, but it’s done.

I’d rather he get cussed out than sworn in.


5 posted on 12/08/2012 12:38:54 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: Olog-hai
I wonder if they're already selling "Purple Section" tickets like last time??? Does "The Purple Tunnel of Doom" bring back any memories?
6 posted on 12/08/2012 3:14:19 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Olog-hai

Pay the vig or else


7 posted on 12/08/2012 3:37:27 AM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: Olog-hai

Forget Egypt. America has its own pharoah now.


8 posted on 12/08/2012 6:00:43 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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