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04-05-2009 03:44 AM  9 years agoPost 1
Stet

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Lemme get this straight, this is the Change you get when you naively believe that Obama is some sort of savior. And they are outraged by the AIG bonuses? When will they return their ill-gotten gains?

Quoted from: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0409/20889.html

Lawrence Summers, a top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, pulled in more than $2.7 million in speaking fees paid by firms at the heart of the financial crisis, including Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America Corp. and the now-defunct Lehman Brothers.

He pulled in another $5.2 million from D.E. Shaw, a hedge fund for which he served as managing director from October 2006 until joining the administration.

Thomas E. Donilon, Obama’s deputy national security adviser, was paid $3.9 million by the power law firm O’Melveny & Myers to represent clients including two firms that receieved federal bailout funds: Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. He also disclosed that he’s a member of the Trilateral Commission and sits on the steering committee of the supersecret Bilderberg group. Both groups are favorite targets of conspiracy theorists.

And White House Counsel Greg Craig earned $1.7 million in private practice representing an exiled Bolivian president, a Panamanian lawmaker wanted by the U.S. government for allegedly murdering a U.S. soldier and a tech billionaire accused of securities fraud and various sensational drug and sex crimes.

Those are among the associations detailed in personal financial disclosure statements released Friday night by the White House.

keepin' it real

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04-05-2009 03:50 AM  9 years agoPost 2
Dennis (RIP)

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I'll bet this is just a start of it. More aMmunition to beat them in 2 years and hopefully in 4 years.

It's going to be interesting how this Chicago style politics works in the White House and Congress.

Liberty once lost, is lost forever.

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04-05-2009 08:35 AM  9 years agoPost 3
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Washington is infested with corrupt cockroaches!

Peace Through Superior Firepower!!!

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04-06-2009 05:00 AM  9 years agoPost 4
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"Change" isn't always for the better!

Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about!

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