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Did you hear about what this radio station did with the money they recieved from Obama's ads?

Interesting - "took lemons and made it into lemonade" ------

http://www.citizenlink.org/content/A000009009.cfm

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:02 PM on Jan. 7, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • can't you just tell us instead of posting some random link? most people won't go to random links due to viruses
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:08 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Yeah...copy and paste or something. Thanks.
    NorahSethsMommy

    Answer by NorahSethsMommy at 10:27 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • \Radio Network Donates Obama Ad Money to Pro-Life Groups


    Bott Radio Network, an evangelical chain of stations covering 14 states, was obligated to run political ads paid for by Barack Obama's presidential campaign.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:17 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • But it wasn't obligated to keep the money.

    And so, in the weeks following the election, Bott distributed the $4,000 to pregnancy resource centers in Missouri and Indiana, which were targeted with the Obama ads, the Baptist Press reported.

    "We tried to find a way to take lemons and make lemonade," Rich Bott, executive vice president of the network, told Baptist Press. "We felt we had an obligation to clarify our position to our listeners. We aired editorials at the same time his advertisement was running explaining to our listeners that we were required to air those ads and that we objected to his position on life and gay 'marriage.'

    "And, we pledged to our listeners that we would donate the revenue from those announcements to pro-life pregnancy centers."

    — Jennifer Mesko
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:17 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • Wow that's so good. Love it.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 11:23 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • I L-O-V-E IT!!!!! Thanks for sharing that :-)
    sgalsmommy

    Answer by sgalsmommy at 11:41 PM on Jan. 7, 2009

  • At least they used campaign funds for a purpose that can be useful, instead of the way our politicians use them...
    Iskkra

    Answer by Iskkra at 12:36 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • politics never ceases to surprise me, but that's wonderful!
    ilovebooksfan

    Answer by ilovebooksfan at 7:55 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • What's good for the goose is good for the gander. Didn't some lib donate to PP on behalf of Sarah Palin?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:17 AM on Jan. 8, 2009

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