Remember how during the Presidential campaign Obama and his Democrats criticized Mitt Romney for having his money in bank accounts in the Cayman Islands? Well it appears that Treasury Secretary-nominee Jack Lew also has money there. Notice how it’s always a different set of rules for Democrats?
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Gov Chris Christie showered Obama with praise when the 2 met in New Jersey last week to assess the damage left behind. Obama “promised” that the feds were behind the victims and would pay 100% of the recovery and rebuilding efforts. But this has caused controversy among Republicans.
The campaign speeches are really fired up as the November 6 election draws near, and the falsehoods are flowing quite freely. On Thursday, while in Green Bay Wisconsin, Obama said:
In some newly released financial records, it shows that Sarah Palin political fund donated $5,000 to Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. The former Alaskan governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, is normally known for her splashy endorsements. Then on Wednesday, a donation was received from SarahPAC was made without fanfare — buried amid hundreds of pages of donations disclosed on a Federal Election Commission form made public Friday.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, with his rather smug attitude, is already saying he will refuse to work with Mitt Romney if he is elected president, the Washington Times reported. “Mitt Romney’s fantasy that Senate Democrats will work with him to pass his ‘severely conservative’ agenda is laughable,” Reid, a Democrat from Nevada, said in a statement on Friday.
This time around, Obama has come up against a wall, as Venture capitalists are proving a less reliable source of cash as he tries for a second term in the White House. Through September 30, Obama collected $552,758 from these deep-pocketed investors who provide startup money to firms, less than half his total through that time in 2008.
If one took a trip to a New York City orthopedist, it would cost $223. One xray would cost $50. and one follow-up magnetic resonance imaging test: $766. The total of the bill for checking out a sore shoulder, $1,039 – all to be paid by the patient, rather than the insurer.
While campaigning in New Hampshire on Saturday, Obama told the crowd that the November election is about “making a defining choice” for the country’s future. “Not just a choice between two candidates or two political parties, it is a choice between two fundamentally different visions for America,” the president said 10 days before voters will decide whether to re-elect him or send Republican nominee Mitt Romney to the White House.
Just when we thought that Obama was done with reform on Wall Street, he comes up with another plan, during an interview with Rolling Stone magazine. Obama said that the next step for making the financial sector safer is to make sure executive pay is less closely tied to risky bets.
This year’s presidential campaign funding was expected to surpass that staggering sum Thursday, in the final sprint to Election Day on Nov. 6. Also, anyone in one of the handful of states expected to determine the outcome is sure to see first hand how that money will be put to use.