Obama 2008 campaign fined $375,000

Maggie Haberman Politico 1/4/2013

President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign was fined $375,000 by the Federal Election Commission for campaign reporting violations — one of the largest fees ever levied against a presidential campaign, POLITICO has learned.

The fine — laid out in detail in FEC documents that have yet to be made public — arose […]

Former Obama Adviser Takes the Fifth

Former trade adviser and Democratic donor allegedly involved in an illicit gold deal

Adam Kredo The Washington Free Beacon 8/14/2012

A former Obama administration trade adviser accused of plotting to purchase $10 million in gold from a Congolese warlord refused to detail his role in the illegal plot, invoking the Fifth Amendment more than 100 […]

Obama Dissed During Official White House Press Event, Google CEO Rejects His Claim America Is “Lazy”…

Zip Weasel Zippers 11/13/2011

And Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt is a big time Obama supporter who recently gave the maximum $30,800 to the Obama Victory Fund.

Via Beltway Confidential:

Google CEO Eric Schmidt pushed against President Obama’s characterization of the United States as “lazy,” in terms of attracting business to the nation, during a White […]

Big bucks for Obama from Comcast, other ‘fat cats’

Big bucks come from Comcast

Abby Phillip Politico 8/25/2011

President Obama raised eyebrows this weekend when he visited Comcast CEO Brian Roberts’ Martha’s Vineyard home on Sunday. Comcast, beyond being a telecommunications giant, is also the parent company of NBC and MSNBC.

It turns out that Comcast employees are also the most generous organizational donors […]