Funds tie Obama to Richardson probe figure

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    Money buys favors with politicians no doubt. My question would be, how does the average American deter this?
     
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    dirty dirty dirty!
     
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    Lycurgus Who is Obama, really...??

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    Ah yes, the Shadow knows ............ trouble seems to be creeping slowly up on Obama as that magical hour draws near.
     
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    Want to bet that all those that jumped on the previous fund raiser that had contact with republicans suddenly find no wrong with THIS?
     
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    All monies should have to be made public ... there is something behind the record breaking campaign amount.
     
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    No NO, Obama got his MILLIONS from little old ladies donating. One has to wonder though since you can only donate SO much HOW many little old ladies are out there. Maybe 6th graders were sending him in money too?
     
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    Lycurgus Who is Obama, really...??

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    Well if he is, he may be disappointed. I'm betting in terms of personal honor, Obama is more like Richardson. Very little to none!

    He may end up doing a good job as president and I hope he does, but, this centrist and change crap is a smoke screen. Obama is a political whore, only he dresses better and spreads his legs with more grace than most.
     
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    If they ever do a complete audit of Obama's campaign financing, they will almost certainly find that somewhere around $200 million of the money he raised was raised illegally. Now, there is a good argument that Obama campaign could not have been aware of this because of the way donations were made, much of it over the Internet by credit card.

    In the end, it's not a crime. However, there is a bigger issue. This money will need to be returned, and that brings up a big question; where will the money come from to return? Obama's campaign spent through almost all of the money it collected. That would put any future campaign in the hole which could have a big effect on fundraising over the next four years. It will be interesting to see how all of this plays out, or if it ends up mostly being ignored.
     

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