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Obama's Chicago Politics: Thuggery Not Civility

Kent147 Wrote: May 03, 2012 9:02 AM
Of course you are right, and we as conservatives are screwed because the Republican establishment forced a liberal nominee on us, so as to woo "independents". This means our candidate will be playing "checkers" while Obama and his goons will be playing "Grand Theft Auto (nation)". Guess who will win. One day, let's nominate someone who cares enough to actually acknowledge we are in a fight for the very existence of America, against people who despise what America is. That would be a rallying cry and a very "teachable moment" that would help independent voters understand what is really at stake. This is not a "nice man" we are facing any more than the country is now in a "economic recovery" both of which are moronic assertions by Mitt
It has been reported that the Obama campaign this year, as in 2008, has disabled or chosen not to use AVS in screening contributions made by credit card.

That doesn't sound very important. But it's evidence of a modus operandi that strikes me as thuggish.

AVS stands for Address Verification System. It's the software that checks whether the name of the cardholder matches his or her address.

If a campaign doesn't use AVS, it can wind up accepting contributions from phony names or accepting contributions from foreigners, both of which are illegal.

The 2008 Obama campaign pocketed money from "John Galt, 1957 Ayn Rand...