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President Barack Obama´s fundraising advisers have urged the White House to accept corporate donations for his January 2013 inaugural celebration rather than rely exclusively on weary donors who underwrote his $1 billion re-election effort. People involved in his re-election campaign said White House staff and campaign advisers have been debating whether to accept corporate money to stage the events but haven´t made a final decision…


  1. DougM (Well, thaaat sucked!)
    Posted November 24, 2012 at 1:56 pm |

    Indulgences! Getcher indulgences, here!
    That is, if you know what’s good for you.

    Yep, it’s the ol’ Chicago shakedown.
    Our gov’t has fully evolved into an organized-crime organization.

    I wonder if this inauguration coronation will involve a crown or laurel leaves.

  2. geezerette
    Posted November 24, 2012 at 2:06 pm |

    First —make sure the pockets are lined–than— cut the drapes up for THEEEE dress.

  3. SondraK, Queen of my domain
    Posted November 24, 2012 at 2:15 pm |

    We’ll have to play the “Inaugural product placing ” game. It’ll be fun!

  4. mech
    Posted November 24, 2012 at 2:53 pm |

    Ha! Sondra, that’s better than my thought of NASCAR style labeling on the imperial clothing at the coronation.

    I wonder if someone could make an x-box game where one uses a hand held device to zap point out the various products, labels or personages on the tv screen.

  5. Posted November 24, 2012 at 2:56 pm |

    Wouldn’t it be cool if Obama were encouraged to announce that donations from corporations would be accepted — and there weren’t any?

  6. JoeBandMember™
    Posted November 24, 2012 at 3:27 pm |

    Those wine bottles are RACIST!

  7. dick, not quite dead white guy
    Posted November 24, 2012 at 6:45 pm |

    Wine champagne bottles suitable for gold plated Assholes.

  8. Claire: rebellious pink pig with car keys - and a *cause*
    Posted November 24, 2012 at 10:54 pm |

    and it starts with ha

    half assed?
    Ha! Looazh!!

    “Corporations are not peeeepole!

  9. Colonel Jerry USMC
    Posted November 25, 2012 at 8:17 am |

    Don`t send a corporation dollar donation, send the product. Like a bunch of “Volt Cars”…………

  10. Steve Skubinna
    Posted November 25, 2012 at 8:49 am |

    Is that what Valu-Rite vodka comes in? Wow.