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A New Way Of Doing Business
Knocking For Who? You?
So Lets Start The Vetting
During the last presidential campaign I was writing in a different place on a rather infamous left wing site that will remain unnamed. I watched in astonishment as Barak Hussein Obama sold two empty words to a tired American public - "hope and change." As I went about my writing business I researched this candidate since the main stream media deemed him untouchable, and they still do for some strange reason. If he was an accident looking for a place to happen then the people who voted for this guy the first time got what they deserve but in the meantime the rest of us with a lick of common fiscal sense have suffered too.
Do you remember any of this? The better question is, "How much of this have you witenssed take place?" I'm not going to go over this lie by by lie because that isn't the subject of this Hub.
His Lips Were Moving
There has been a hew and cry for campaign finance reform for quite some time now. It isn't going to probably happen any time soon though for very obvious reasons. The subject here is bundling and bundlers. Bundlers are a politicians bread and butter in seeking election or re-election because that's where the money is. As in most cases, if one bothers to follow the money then a clearer picture should emerge of the person who is the both the donor and the recipient. Obama, even though he promised "a new way of doing business in Washington DC," needs to now define exactly what he meant since the "change" wasn't exactly what the average person thought he might be talking about.
You see if you are a skilled orator, and Obama can give a "fire em up" speech, you can speak volumes while really saying nothing. He has that knack as most community organizers do. This next video was his radio address he spieled on 2-28-09. He keeps using the words "I promised to" listen closely and think about what you have seen the past three years. "Page by page and like by line" made me choke when I listened to this. Stay with me because the next video will be very telling. Listen closely about the 3 minute 50 second mark.
Really? All Those Promises?
The job market isn't a rosy picture despite Obama telling us all that we have turned the corner. We haven't but his bundlers had a hay day with scooping up the rewards of fattening up his campaign coffers. The next video you need to watch is contained at the link below. Therein lies the proof of the pudding which puts a little definition to the "new way of doing business in Washington DC" that Obama promised us. Not much new but a lot more of the same way of doing business with the Chicago way added in for a touch of whatever. I can't use the word class here I must say.
I had to sit back and think about the fact that ABC News actually aired the truth. It's so unlike the Lame Stream Media to shine the truth on Obama and his administration. Unfortunately, for some strange reason, Diane Sawyer's expose isn't available on You Tube but this is the key video I am presenting here.
Watch The Video Here
- No Jobs Shortage For Obama Bundlers | RedState
The below video is a report by Jake Tapper regarding the doling out of plum jobs to those who brought in the most money to the Obama campaign. It aired in June
I appreciate all the Bush bashers of the world who like to ramble on about "Bush this" and "Bush that" but the truth is that Obama sometimes makes Bush look like a choir boy. He was the one during his last campaign who promised that he would finance his campaign one way and then turned around and did the opposite. Did anyone find that strange besides me?
Obama has given new definition to the program that my old friend the "Ground Squirrel" coined way back when - "The Jobs For Friends Program." Yes this political patronage gig has indeed been going on for a long time, too long in fact, but see the quote below.
“About 80% of those who collected more than $500,000 for Obama took ‘key administration posts’ as defined by the White House.”
So how is it that Obama "promised" that he would change the practice of influence peddling, which is the art of bundlers, and then surpasses George Bush's four year record in a mere two years. Some change huh? Seems that if you go out and raise in excess of $500,000 for the Prez you get to put your hand in the government cookie jar and pull out a prize. Has the culture in Washington really changed? Obama also lambasted Super PAC's. Remember that? Seems he has since "changed" his mind about that issue too. Now, in his mind, they seem to be the ticket to getting re-elected. That is if anyone is stupid enough to vote for the guy the second time.
Just Follow The Money...
- WaPo: Obama bundlers score big in government sinecures « Hot Air
WaPo: Obama bundlers score big in government sinecures
Now I know many people have realized they were duped the last time around. Then there are others who light their votive candles on the altar they have erected for "The Anointed One" in that special place sacred only to them - their mind - but come on now. Hypocrisy is so easy to note. He did promise you "change," totally undefined many times, but not in this area. He was going to put a stop to the art of influence pedaling but instead has truly refined the art for those who actually bother to look.
As I said, "Just follow the money." Don't listen to what Obama says, watch what he does.
The Frog Prince