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Re: Only Group Completely Expelled From a Country

Postby mcgato » Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:30 pm

guru wrote:Make sure the tykes know $600 million war chests don't hurt either.

Note that the majority of that war chest came from those who believed he was the best candidate. It's not like he started the campaign with those funds.
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Re: Only Group Completely Expelled From a Country

Postby guru » Wed Nov 05, 2008 8:03 pm

mcgato wrote:
guru wrote:Make sure the tykes know $600 million war chests don't hurt either.

Note that the majority of that war chest came from those who believed he was the best candidate.


Indeed, let's take a look at his top believers.

University of California $909,283
Goldman Sachs $874,207
Harvard University $717,230
Microsoft Corp $714,108
Google Inc $701,099
JPMorgan Chase & Co $581,460
Citigroup Inc $581,216
National Amusements Inc $543,859
Time Warner $508,148
Sidley Austin LLP $492,445
Stanford University $481,199
Skadden, Arps et al $473,424
Wilmerhale Llp $466,679
UBS AG $454,795
Latham & Watkins $426,924
Columbia University $426,516
Morgan Stanley $425,102
IBM Corp $415,196
University of Chicago $414,555
US Government $400,819


Source: OpenSecrets.org
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Postby gm » Wed Nov 05, 2008 8:21 pm

Hey...wait... I thought I heard him say he was only gonna take public funding. I gotta get my hearing checked, cuz I know the messiah wouldn't lie :D
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Postby jazzcyclist » Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:23 pm

gm wrote:Hey...wait... I thought I heard him say he was only gonna take public funding. I gotta get my hearing checked, cuz I know the messiah wouldn't lie :D

The figures that guru provided show contributions from employees of those companies, not the companies themselves. Surely the two of you knew that didn't you? :roll:
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