Obama goes Nixonian

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    'Barack Obama attempts to intimidate contributors to Mitt Romney's campaign'

    Try this thought experiment: You decide to donate money to Mitt Romney. You want change in the Oval Office, so you engage in your democratic right to send a check.

    Several days later, President Barack Obama, the most powerful man on the planet, singles you out by name. His campaign brands you a Romney donor, shames you for "betting against America," and accuses you of having a "less-than-reputable" record. The message from the man who controls the Justice Department (which can indict you), the SEC (which can fine you), and the IRS (which can audit you), is clear: You made a mistake donating that money.

    Are you worried?'

    Strassel: The President Has a List - WSJ.com
     
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    My God, that is something right out of Atlas Shrugged...

    What lowlifes we have leading this country. Shameful.
     
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    Paranoia will destroy ya.. :cuckoo:
     
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    Paranoia? I think Obama is paranoid about lsoing so he has to resort to low life tactics like this to try and thwart his opponents. At the expense of private citizens.

    This almost has me voting against Obama. This coupled with all the other abuses of power means he must go bar no expense. Bar no ideology above the lesser of two status.

    Absolutely disgraceful.
     
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    Nixon never did that kind of thing.

    Your link does the exact same thing to President Obama.

    "President Obama, unlike Romney, voluntarily discloses the names and contribution amounts of all his top volunteer fundraisers — “bundlers” — not just those who are registered lobbyists, as required by law. Obama also refuses donations from registered lobbyists or PACs.

    But Obama has received support from hundreds of wealthy Americans – including some with less-than-reputable records of their own.

    Former New Jersey Gov. and Obama bundler Jon Corzine has been under investigation for his role in the collapse of investment firm MF Global, where he was chairman and CEO and from which more than $1 billion disappeared.

    The Obama campaign and Democratic National Committee later announced they would refund more than $70,000 in contributions from Corzine and his wife. Officials said they would examine on a case by case basis whether to refund some of the more than $430,000 in additional funds Corzine delivered to the campaign from other supporters.

    In February, the Obama campaign refunded more than $200,000 from Carlos and Alberto Cardona after the New York Times reported the brothers’ ties to a Mexican casino magnate and fugitive from the U.S. who had sought a presidential pardon.

    Earlier this month, another major Obama donor, Abake Assongba, made headlines for a civil lawsuit alleging that she stole $650,000 in an email scam to help build a multimillion-dollar home. Assongba has bundled more than $50,000 for the campaign."


    What caused Nixon to resign.

    The History Place - Impeachment: Richard Nixon
     
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    I just read this article aloud to a room full of friend and co-workers. Every one of them, Democrats included, were shocked at the gall. "Bullshit", "Unbelievable", "criminal" were some of the words spoken in response.

    My god Mr Obama, are you really that desperate?

    You know, as a Libertarian, I had never considered donating to the Romney campaign. Until now. Hell, it was going to take all the nose holding I could muster just to vote for Romney over the Libertarian candidate. Now, not only am I definitely going to vote for Romney, our President has convinced me to send financial support to his opponent. Well done Barack.

    I hope this shit comes back to bite our central planner in chief right in the ass.
     
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    Obama has his eye on a third term. After all, the Constitution is just a working document.
     
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    To review: Typical totally disengenuous Pubcrappe. Nixon was the biggest liar and creep ever.
     

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