[Homestead] McCain - dereliction of duty on energy

Lynda lurine at softcom.net
Thu Sep 4 00:51:55 EDT 2008


That's the same song and dance he does about lobbyists.  "I don't take money 
from lobbyists."  Yeah right!  Instead of cash directly from the lobbyists, 
he has them *volunteering* their time to work for his campaign AND he takes 
money from their spouses!

Lynda
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <DSanner106 at aol.com>
>
> Obama's Oil Spill
> March 31, 2008
> Obama says he doesn't take money from oil  companies. We say that's a 
> little
> too slick.
> Summary
> In a new ad, Obama says, "I don’t take  money from oil companies."
>
> Technically, that's true, since a law that has  been on the books for more
> than a century prohibits corporations from giving  money directly to any 
> federal
> candidate. But that doesn’t distinguish  Obama from his rivals in the 
> race.
>
> We find the statement  misleading:
>
>
>
>    *   Obama has accepted more than $213,000 from individuals who  work 
> for
> companies in the oil and gas industry and their spouses.
>
>    *   Two of Obama's bundlers are top executives at oil companies  and 
> are
> listed on his Web site as raising between $50,000 and $100,000 for the
> presidential hopeful.
>
> _http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/obamas_oil_spill.html_
> (http://www.factcheck.org/elections-2008/obamas_oil_spill.html)
>
> If you believe Hillary, Obama is filthy with oil money, so I am not 
> awarding
> any brownie points to either
> side on this issue.
>
> Drew in Ga
>
>
>
>
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