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So Mr. President.......illegal foreign donations????

Posted by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:37 PM
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Bundler in Shanghai with Business Ties to Chinese Government

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In an explosive report set to send shockwaves through official Washington, the Government Accountability Institute (GAI) released a 108-page GAI investigation into the threat of foreign and fraudulent Internet campaign donations in U.S. federal elections (visit campaignfundingrisks.com to download the full report).

Breitbart News obtained an advance copy of the bombshell report which reveals that the Obama.com website is not owned by the president’s campaign but rather by Obama bundler Robert Roche, a U.S. citizen living in Shanghai, China. Roche is the chairman of a Chinese infomercial company, Acorn International, with ties to state-controlled banks that allow it to “gain revenue through credit card transactions with Chinese banks.”

There’s more.

The unusual Obama.com website redirects traffic directly to a donation page on the Obama campaign’s official website, my.barackobama.com, which does not require donors to enter their credit card security code (known as the CVV code), thereby increasing the likelihood of foreign or fraudulent donations. The website is managed by a small web development firm, Wicked Global, in Maine. One of Wicked Global’s employees, Greg Dorr, lists on his LinkedIn page his additional employment with Peace Action Maine and Maine Voices for Palestinian Rights. According to the GAI report, 68 percent of all Internet traffic to Obama.com comes from foreign visitors.

And still more.

In 2011, Mr. Roche obtained one of the most sought-after pieces of real estate in Washington, DC: a seat at the head table for President Obama’s State Dinner for Chinese President Hu Jintao. How Roche—a man whose infomercial company hawks fitness equipment, cell phones, and breast enhancement products—landed a seat alongside Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former President Bill Clinton, Sen. John Kerry, former President Jimmy Carter, and Chinese President Hu Jintao remains unclear.

Since 2009, White House Visitor Logs list the name Robert Roche at least 19 times, despite the fact Mr. Roche’s primary residence is in China.

Mr. Roche, who is originally from Chicago, is a co-chair of the Technology Initiative for the Obama campaign.

According to Acorn International’s prospectus, the success of Mr. Roche’s company hinges on maintaining access to state-run media and “preferential tax treatments and subsidies” doled out by the People’s Republic of China (PRC):

Our business depends on our access to TV media time to market our products and services in China….PRC law is vague and is subject to discretionary interpretation and enforcement by PRC authorities…Loss of these preferential tax treatments and subsidies could have material and adverse effects on our results of operations and financial conditions.

In addition to the Obama.com redirect revelation, the Government Accountability Institute report—America the Vulnerable: Are Foreign And Fraudulent Online Contributions Influencing U.S. Elections?—exposes myriad gaping online security holes that stand to threaten the integrity of House, Senate, and presidential elections.

Stay tuned to Breitbart News for continuing coverage…

Headline image: Obama 2012-themed credit card cover product image.

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pvtjokerus
by Platinum Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:38 PM
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In 2008, Obama's people got spanked on the hand for their "lack of control" on their donation website. Now it appears that they just stepped up their game...........

lga1965
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:48 PM

 Breitbart Blogs? Nahhhhhh.

Here is The Daily Caller, a favorite of conservatives, in which they say that Romney also receives foreign donations but they aren't as concerned with him, of course .

READ:

report from the conservative Government Accountability Institute (GAI) which found Barack Obama’s re-election campaign likely broke federal law by soliciting campaign contributions from overseas also took some issue with GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign finance apparatus.

Unlike Obama’s campaign, Romney requires online credit card donors to input Card Verification Value (CVV) data consisting of “a three or four digit number generally imprinted on the back of the card” in order “to verify that the person executing the purchase physically possesses the card.”



Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/10/08/report-romneys-campaign-better-than-obamas-at-preventing-foreign-donations-but-not-perfect/#ixzz28lKDp2T8

 

asfriend
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:52 PM
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Communists of a feather hang together.
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grandmab125
by Gold Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:53 PM


Quoting pvtjokerus:

In 2008, Obama's people got spanked on the hand for their "lack of control" on their donation website. Now it appears that they just stepped up their game...........

Would that be when they got their chain yanked for accepting prepaid credit card donations?  You know, the ones that were totally untraceable.  No way to verify who gave and how much and how many times?

grandma B

asfriend
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:59 PM
Yes that would be it.

Wait, you said "chain" is that code for wanting to put half blacks back into slavery?


Quoting grandmab125:



Quoting pvtjokerus:


In 2008, Obama's people got spanked on the hand for their "lack of control" on their donation website. Now it appears that they just stepped up their game...........


Would that be when they got their chain yanked for accepting prepaid credit card donations?  You know, the ones that were totally untraceable.  No way to verify who gave and how much and how many times?


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grandmab125
by Gold Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:00 PM


Quoting lga1965:

 Breitbart Blogs? Nahhhhhh.

Here is The Daily Caller, a favorite of conservatives, in which they say that Romney also receives foreign donations but they aren't as concerned with him, of course .

READ:

report from the conservative Government Accountability Institute (GAI) which found Barack Obama’s re-election campaign likely broke federal law by soliciting campaign contributions from overseas also took some issue with GOP candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign finance apparatus.

Unlike Obama’s campaign, Romney requires online credit card donors to input Card Verification Value (CVV) data consisting of “a three or four digit number generally imprinted on the back of the card” in order “to verify that the person executing the purchase physically possesses the card.”



Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/10/08/report-romneys-campaign-better-than-obamas-at-preventing-foreign-donations-but-not-perfect/#ixzz28lKDp2T8

 

And your point is?

grandma B

grandmab125
by Gold Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:01 PM


Quoting asfriend:

Yes that would be it.

Wait, you said "chain" is that code for wanting to put half blacks back into slavery?


Quoting grandmab125:

 


Quoting pvtjokerus:


In 2008, Obama's people got spanked on the hand for their "lack of control" on their donation website. Now it appears that they just stepped up their game...........


Would that be when they got their chain yanked for accepting prepaid credit card donations?  You know, the ones that were totally untraceable.  No way to verify who gave and how much and how many times?



OMG, you got me!

grandma B

glitterteaz
by Ruby Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:03 PM

desperation.... sigh....

grandmab125
by Gold Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:03 PM

mmm.....They won't sell you anything in their "store" without a CVV code.  So apparently, they know what it is...and how to use it.

grandmab125
by Gold Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:06 PM
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Quoting glitterteaz:

desperation.... sigh....


Totally illegal....sigh....

grandma B

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