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Friday, May 29, 2009

Obama Payback: Names Three Big
Money Bundlers As Ambassadors

From MSNBC:

    Three of President Obama's top fundraisers are getting plum jobs as United States ambassadors.

    Among the 12 ambassadors named last night by the White House, three -- Charles Rivkin, Louis Susman and John Roos -- were so-called "bundlers" for candidate Obama.

    Rivkin (named ambassador to France) and Roos (named ambassador to Japan) both raised $500,000 or more for Obama, according to data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics.

    Susman (named ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) raised between $100,000 and $200,000 for Obama's campaign.

    [...]

    Several administration officials, including Valerie Jarrett, Greg Craig, Eric Holder and Tina Tchen, for example, were also Obama bundlers.

Transparency.

A return to ethics in government.


Hope and Change.

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Comments:
Now that is how a supplicant is suppose to approach the Messiah... with a wad of stolen cash. The Messiah loves all who steal for him and they will be rewarded.


Word verification was "unablers". Sounds like an apt description for DemocRATS.
 
As they say, rub my back and I'll scratch yours.

Good old ways of doing politic eh?
 
Molson, "Unablers" - that's funny! Oh heck, I wish you would have take a screen capture of it.

The corruptedness of Pbama makes all other Admins look like innocent school chldren, doesn't it?
 
That's it exactly, Tym. And we still don't know how much of his campaign contributions came from terrorist groups like Hamas, the Taliban and al-Qaida.
 
Hi DD...I woke up, and Obama is still here. Can you men please take out the trash?
 
Ashe,

Yep. Waking up sucks these days, doesn't it?

And it seems like The Fraud has already been in office for four years. Is it time for another presidential election? It sure as hell seems like it to me.
 
This kind of thing has been going on for HUNDREDS of years. There is even a service that arranges diplomatic positions for people including "sponsored" Ambassadorships.

http://www.diplomaticpassport.com The positions are from small countries around the world, but perfectly genuine appointments. In regards to the article, fundraising for a politician who is trying to become the President or Prime Minister of a country is the easiest way to get a great job in diplomacy.

I know, I am a career diplomat who is outranked by people who basically "bought" their positions.

J.Marsh
 
J. Marsh,

Thank you so much for your input and knowledge on this.

Please understand, I am not saying this issue is something "new" with Obama. I am only pointing out the hypocrisy of The Liberals who castigate Republicans who did the same in the past, yet remain dutifully silent when Obama does the same thing.

Thank you for visiting and commenting.
 
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