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Securities crooks back Obama

Discussion in 'Elections & Political Parties' started by Libsmasher, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. Libsmasher

    Libsmasher Well-Known Member

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    Goldman Sachs, the securities firm that has been repeatedly asociated with illicit trading, gave over $600,000 to Obama:

    http://www.opensecrets.org/pres08/contrib.php?cycle=2008&cid=N00009638

    Besides cashing in on the misery of foreclosed american home owners by selling subprime mortgage securities short, their other activities (from wiki) are:

     
  2. pocketfullofshells

    pocketfullofshells Well-Known Member

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    how much they give McCain?
     
  3. SW85

    SW85 Well-Known Member

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    Two clicks would give you the answer: $171,945. Less than a third what was given to Obama.
     
  4. GenSeneca

    GenSeneca Well-Known Member

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    You guys know who Henry Paulson is?

    Goldman Sachs made out big time with the collapse of Bear Stearns, they bought the failed company for pennies on the dollar.

    Of course they donate to both campaigns but its clear who they would rather have win the office.
     
  5. foggedinn

    foggedinn Well-Known Member

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    I believe it was J. P. Morgan that bought Bear Stearns.
     
  6. GenSeneca

    GenSeneca Well-Known Member

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    Thank you, I stand corrected.

     
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