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Champion of the Middle Class Set to Chill With Hollywood, Hold 25K per Person Fundraiser

Summers Wrote: Oct 07, 2012 10:24 PM
Actually, Uber, several recent studies have shown that children who go through Head Start score no higher than those who did not after two years. I doubt Big Bird makes any lasting impression, either.
Uber Dave Wrote: Oct 07, 2012 10:28 PM
Speaking of Big Bird, the creators of the Muppets have made cash hand over fist with that franchise...

...Why don't they cough up the bucks to keep Sesame street on the air if it's so flaming important?

I completely understand presidential campaigns must contain a strong fundraising component. I also understand that it's going to put you in circles of wealth and among people whose lifestyles are anything but the average American's.

Welcome to President Obama's Sunday, as chronicled by the AP:

On Sunday, Obama was holding two fundraisers in Los Angeles. He is also appearing at a small, elite gathering at the home of entertainment mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg, where Obama will be joined by former President Bill Clinton. His campaign calls the gathering a "thank you event" for longtime donors.

Obama's main...