lurine at softcom.net
Fri Jun 6 17:59:00 EDT 2008
Not really when it is simply a lie.
While Obama *supposedly* doesn't accept PAC/lobbyist donations, he has the
leading PAC/lobbyist working for him as *volunteers* instead of giving
actual $$ AND has their wives/husbands making donations in their names!
Plus, his "people" send the lobbyists to other organizations, such as
MoveOn.org, that are running ads for him.
Ol' Teflon is big on illusion and technicalities.
Bottomline, it IS nothing you're getting but more of the same but with a
----- Original Message -----
From: <paxamicus at earthlink.net>
> It's a start. I'll take it. It's better than nothing.
> On Jun 6, 2008, at 8:38 AM, Clansgian at wmconnect.com wrote:
>>> Did anyone catch that Obama/ the DNC will not longer accept PAC/
>>> lobbyist donations?
>>> Wouldn't it be nice if McCain would follow suit?
>> It would be even better if Obama followed suit.
>> The ban is ONLY on PAC's and lobbyists that do business directly
>> with the
>> federal government. For example the NEA is not included.
>> It only bans contributions for registered lobbyists directly. It
>> does NOT
>> ban contributions from the lobbyists' spouse, family, or employees.
>> More of the same 'Changes we can be fooled by.' </HTML>
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