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Obama To Receive $400,000 Speaking Fee

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posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:15 AM
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a reply to: zazzafrazz

Whatever it is, it's comedy GOLD to me.




posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:16 AM
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a reply to: Krazysh0t

He never sounded remotely less than a Capitalist.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:17 AM
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a reply to: Krazysh0t

Absolutely.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:17 AM
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a reply to: Krazysh0t

I remember a guy that campaigned on the evils of Wall Street and created the Frank Dodd Act.

That capped CEO pay, and raised taxes on the so called evil rich,

And railed on over and over about people not paying their fair share.

Until he left office and is now gonna get a nice big fat paycheck from the same people as he demagogued.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:19 AM
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originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: Krazysh0t

He never sounded remotely less than a Capitalist.

It's just too funny when right wing hyperbole clashes with reality creating this comedy situation where neo thinks that Obama is being hypocritical to Socialist ideology even though Obama has obviously never been a Socialist.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:20 AM
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originally posted by: snowspirit
Isn't that completely normal? Even Sarah Palin got paid a large sum to speak, for a while...

Books and speeches....


It is.

Famous people get more invitations to speak than they can actually accept (note: you can see this in the comic book convention circuits where media stars appear.) They will do some out of charity, some to repay favors, but the rest are kept at bay by a higher speaking fee. I've seen the cost for appearance of certain media stars rise and then fall over the course of 30 years.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:20 AM
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a reply to: neo96
Correct. Obama is a liberal and speaks mainstream Democrat orthodoxy. He isn't anti-capitalist though.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:21 AM
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originally posted by: zazzafrazz
a reply to: Krazysh0t

I wonder? is Neo is a bit embarrassed about making a thread that contradicts all his previous comments over years about adoring and applauding rich men in power but is too proud to simply bow out after the hypocrisy has been repeatedly pointed out that he is now attacking the black guy he hates for making money.
Even his usual echo chamber have mostly turned their back on his socialist comments.

Poor lonely Neo.


No Zazz not embarrassed.

I mean the repeated trolling and personal attacks in this thread specifically naming myself.

The last refuge of those with no real argument to make.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:22 AM
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a reply to: neo96

You are the OP that authored a political trolling thread in the political mud pit.
What's your point?
You don't want to wear that now?



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:25 AM
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a reply to: zazzafrazz

Yeah the TOPIC was about Obama getting paid $400 k to speak.

Not the endless personal snips .



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:30 AM
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originally posted by: neo96
I mean the repeated trolling and personal attacks in this thread specifically naming myself.

The last refuge of those with no real argument to make.


Oh so NOW you are trying to take the moral high ground? It's a little late for that buddy. You made your bed when wrote this idiotic thread based on your strawman premise that Obama is a socialist and cannot get money for speaking and then put it in the mud pit.

Enjoy the mud, you threw it first.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:31 AM
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Your credibility requires a mea culpa at this point.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:31 AM
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a reply to: neo96

The topic IS your commentary, not just Obama. I'm sorry you can't disassociate yourself from your comments like "people can't make that amount of money."
"It is wrong to make that much money."
You said it, I can repost it on this page if you like.
People are perplexed and yes some are laughing that you are making these comments given your adoration of the rich over the years. Your hypocrisy is being pointed out, you are taking that as personal snips.

Again,
YOU authored a Political trolling thread in the the political Mud pit. Own it.


edit on 26-4-2017 by zazzafrazz because: (no reason given)



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:33 AM
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a reply to: Krazysh0t

Well I guess I could have made a bullsnip thread like how Trump is trying to 'kill' history.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:40 AM
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a reply to: neo96

Is that supposed to be some sort of insult or demeaning comment? Like I'm supposed to be embarrassed I wrote a thread about Trump defunding national museums and libraries? Sorry neo, but I'm not ashamed of that thread and you trying to push the stink of this thread onto me by bringing it up isn't going to work.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:46 AM
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a reply to: Krazysh0t

Should be since you didn't know how they got funded in the first place.

Anyway.

The only reason this thread 'stinks' is because Obama defenders can't defend taking $400k to speech from Wall Street after eight years of trying to crush it.

So certain posters do the next best thing.

Attack the messenger.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:47 AM
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a reply to: neo96

He never said Wall Street was evil.

Dodd-Frank was full of all kinds of pretty holes.

Capped CEO pay of companies that were given bail out money... at 500K/yr. So cruel, how did they eat?

Taxes on the extremely wealthy are too low. You don't need to be a highly educated, brilliant, good looking, articulate, black man to see that.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:51 AM
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originally posted by: neo96
a reply to: Krazysh0t



Remember when candidate Barack Obama told Americans he did not run for president "to help out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street?"


So I guess you don't remember that.

The rest of us do.



So now accepting compensation for doing a thing is helping out a bunch of fat cat bankers on Wall Street?

Man. I didn't even know you were capable of this level of mental gymnastics.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:54 AM
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originally posted by: neo96
a reply to: Krazysh0t

Should be since you didn't know how they got funded in the first place.

Well it isn't and I'm sure you have all the correct documentation ready to post in that thread to show me how I'm wrong too. (HA! Not really, I don't believe that at all)


Anyway.

The only reason this thread 'stinks' is because Obama defenders can't defend taking $400k to speech from Wall Street after eight years of trying to crush it.

So certain posters do the next best thing.

Attack the messenger.

Sorry this thread didn't go your way neo and it just be another typical right wing circle jerk where you guys all sit around and laugh at liberals. Instead you got exposed for pushing a weak argument and your pride is preventing you from admitting it. Which makes it amusing to all the liberals currently ganging up on you.



posted on Apr, 26 2017 @ 09:56 AM
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originally posted by: neo96

originally posted by: zazzafrazz
a reply to: Krazysh0t

I wonder? is Neo is a bit embarrassed about making a thread that contradicts all his previous comments over years about adoring and applauding rich men in power but is too proud to simply bow out after the hypocrisy has been repeatedly pointed out that he is now attacking the black guy he hates for making money.
Even his usual echo chamber have mostly turned their back on his socialist comments.

Poor lonely Neo.


No Zazz not embarrassed.

I mean the repeated trolling and personal attacks in this thread specifically naming myself.

The last refuge of those with no real argument to make.



Pointing out how idiotic your "argument" is isn't trolling, Neo. Just because you don't like what's being said it's not trolling. Just because people have used your name when addressing you and statements you've made doesn't make it a personal attack. Pointing out that you've gone extremely hypocritical with your whining in an effort to point out perceived hypocrisy on the part of another is not trolling, nor a personal attack.

Declaring yourself the victor in the debate is not a valid tactic, no matter how long you try to keep things going so you can have the last word. This isn't schoolyard kickball where you can just claim to have won, and it's not an inauguration where you can claim to have had the best one ever.



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