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Friday, March 28, 2008

Obama Charitable Giving: Cheapness Take 2

On Thursday I published a column about how cheap and how little Hussein and Michelle Obama donated to charity and how - as soon as he announced his presidential candidacy - their charitable donations increased.

One item that I didn't have time to mention - and this appears in the New York Times story - is that Obama tried to pass off a $13,000 donation to the Congressional Black Caucus as a CHARITABLE DONATION!

From the NYT story:

    The 2006 return also show a charitable deduction for a $13,000 donation to the Congressional Black Caucus. It is illegal to deduct political contributions as charitable contributions. The campaign said Mr. Obama had filed an amended return to eliminate that item as a deduction.

What a jackass! Don't tell me that Ted Kennedy's Poodle doesn't know the difference from a political donation from that of a charitable one. He did this thinking he wouldn't get caught and he did. What POS!

We shouldn't be surprised, though. Obama - I mean, Ted Kennedy's Poodle - is just as cheap when it comes to charities as was Albert Gore, Junior. In 1998, Gore's tax records reflected his contempt for giving to charities. CNN:

    In a 34-page 1997 federal tax return, Vice President Al Gore and wife Tipper reported giving $353 to charity, an amount much lower than donations the family has made in previous tax cycles.

    That figure is less than one-tenth the typical contribution amount for someone with the Gores' adjusted gross income of $197,729. That fact has caused some bewilderment in philanthropic circles because of the vice president's "good guy" image as an advocate for public service and social causes, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.

Like I've said before, Democrats are cheap, they never want to let go of their money. But they're only too happy to spend your money and my money.


©2008

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Obama is a lawyer. He took numerous tax classes as part of that degree program. Income Tax 1 covers individual tax,,tax returns and allowable deductions. Political contributions are not deductible. This is freshmen level shit. She signed that return too. He and she are arrogant and cynical liars.
 
Spot On point, Cranky. I can't believe Obama tried to pull something so obvious.

I love how you handled Ali, Cranky. LMAO!!!!
 
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