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 »

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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…


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 »