Despite Rhetoric, Obama Pushed Lobbyists’ Interests

March 4, 2008

ABC News: The Blotter

Despite Rhetoric, Obama Pushed Lobbyists’ Interests

Justin Rood Reports:

Despiterhetori_mn_2 Away from the bright lights and high-minded rhetoric of the campaign trail, Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has quietly worked with corporate lobbyists to help pass breaks worth $12 million.

In his speeches, Obama has lambasted lobbyists and moneyed interests who “have turned our government into a game only they can afford to play.”

“It’s an entire culture in Washington — some of it legal, some of it not,” the Democratic hopeful told a New York crowd in June, rallying support for his ethics reform agenda.

But last year, at the request of a hired representative for an Australian-owned chemical corporation Nufarm, Obama introduced nine separate bills Read the rest of this entry »


The Obama/NAFTA Lie..

March 3, 2008

obama_healthcar_ms.jpgI know, it’s hard to keep Obama’s lies in order, I’m going to have to start some sort of labeling system…

The NAFTA lie we pointed out here, has now been further documented Read the rest of this entry »

And still more of the same…

February 20, 2008

Even though I dislike a lot about Obama, I would have always said he is a very intelligent man, now I’m beginning to wonder.  In addition to this video, and this video, there’s the below video…

Guess where Obama got his shtick?

February 19, 2008

This is even worse than the copycat passage seen earlier.  This is Obama’s entire platform, except it’s two years ago and it’s not Obama…

Not so new afterall…

February 18, 2008

Obama sounds remarkably like his friend Gov. Deval…

Meanwhile, grasping for straws, Obama points to a Read the rest of this entry »