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  • Obama and the Chicago Machine

    07/09/2010 11:11:00 AM PDT · by MissesBush · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 07/09/10 | Kimberly Strassel
    Since that February 2007 day when a young U.S. senator announced an inspiring presidential run, Barack Obama has been on the lam. He's been running from that Chicago machine that gave birth to his political career, but later became a liability to his reformist message. It's dogging him still. Consider the trial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, which is sucking in most of the president's Chicago intimates. The threat to the White House isn't that Mr. Obama will be accused of wrongdoing. The threat is that the trial offers evidence for a growing view that Mr. Obama isn't so...
  • Tapes of Blago Cursing Obama About the Senate Seat, PRICELESS

    07/02/2010 9:05:27 AM PDT · by The Conservative Monster · 11 replies
    The Conservative ^ | 7/2/10 | Steve Cooper
    This is great LMAO....notice that it was released before a holiday weekend? That is because they do not want the sheep to hear it.
  • Rezko asked for $10,000 check to Obama campaign: witness

    06/16/2010 5:10:01 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 29 replies · 1,503+ views
    Sun Times ^ | 6-16-10 | Natasha Korecki, Sarah Ostman
    The name of President Obama came into play this afternoon at the political corruption trial of former governor Rod Blagojevich as an associate of political fund-raiser Tony Rezko testified that Rezko asked him to write a $10,000 check to Friends of Obama. The Chicago Sun-Times reported in January 2008 that Glenview businessman Joseph Aramanda, who is testifying today, made the donation as part of a scheme orchestrated by Rezko. Aramanda gave $10,000 in campaign cash to Obama’s U.S. Senate campaign on March 5, 2004, according to records. The money came from part of a finder’s fee Aramanda received, but did...