informationliberation
The news you're not supposed to know...




Austrian Economics: Understand Economics, Understand the World
The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires
The Disappearing Male: From Virility to Sterility

The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off
Operation Gladio: The Hidden History of U.S. Sponsored False Flag Terrorism in EuropeThe New American Century: The Untold History of The Project for the New American Century
(more)
Article posted Nov 06 2012, 5:31 AM Category: Politics/Corruption Source: Mary Theroux Print

Obama Beneficiaries Are Top Obama Campaign Donors

By Mary Theroux

This “no surprise here” story in the San Francisco Chronicle shows that Silicon Valley, broadly defined as four Bay Area counties, has now surpassed New York City as the top source for Obama campaign contributions, providing a staggering $14,703,167 to his current reelection campaign, as against New York City’s “mere” $14,529,760.

If we, as Deep Throat suggested, “Follow the money,” we find the top privately employed contributors to Obama to be employees of Google, which Consumer Watchdog last year criticized for its secret contracts with the NSA, CIA, and other secret government agencies, “We believe Google has inappropriately benefited from close ties to the administration.”

These ties include Google Earth’s genesis as a CIA-funded venture--and last year’s revelations that Google Street View cars were collecting data from open Wi-Fi connections they passed. Add Google Earth to the front-door GPS-mapping of every residential address in the U.S. that was part of the 2010 census, and the U.S. government can now pin-point our homes with frightening (at least to me) accuracy.

Also topping the list are employees of Oracle. Named for the CIA project that launched it, Oracle continues to benefit mightily from huge government contracts.

The CIA’s venture capital fund, In-Q-Tel, continues to pump taxpayer money into Silicon Valley, but its relatively measly $56 million per year price tag pales in comparison to the largesse doled out by the Department of Defense, GSA, and various secret agencies.

There’s little threat that any of this funding would be cut under a Republican administration--at least I haven’t heard any promises to that effect--but as we know, business and other decision-makers tend to like certainty, which no change in administration is more likely to provide.

Also not surprising: of the remaining top contributors identified in the Chronicle article, nearly 50% are employed by the government.





Latest Politics/Corruption
- Slap-on-the-Wrist Sentence for Petraeus Reveals 'Leak Prosecution Double Standard'
- Rand Paul Was Against The Drug War Before He Was For It
- 'Bloggers' Compared to ISIS During Congressional Hearing
- Paper: Clinton Iowa Stop Staged; Campaign Drove 'Ordinary' Voters For Photo-Op
- Georgia Educators Get Prison Terms for Roles in 'Data-Driven' Cheating Scandal
- Chris Christie: 'I Will Crack Down And Not Permit' Legal Marijuana As President
- Former Security Director For Lottery Charged With Tampering Equipment Before Secretly Buying $14.3 Million Winning Ticket
- DEA Sex Party Allegations Date Back To 2001









No Comments Posted Add Comment


Add Comment
Name
Comment

* No HTML


Verification *
Please Enter the Verification Code Seen Below
 


PLEASE NOTE
Please see our About Page, our Disclaimer, and our Comments Policy.


FAIR USE NOTICE
This site contains copyrighted material the use of which in some cases has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available for the purposes of news reporting, education, research, comment, and criticism, which constitutes a 'fair use' of such copyrighted material in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. It is our policy to remove material from public view that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our members or users.

About Us - Disclaimer - Privacy Policy



Advanced Search
Username:

Password:

Remember Me
Forgot Password?
Register

Four Swedish Cops on Vacation in New York Just Showed Americans What REAL Policing Looks Like - 04/24Cop Ruptures Man's Spleen, Fellow Cops Laugh, Take Pics, As He Lays Dying, Begging For Help - 04/24Dashcam Video Shows Cop Shoot Man 'Armed' With Cell Phone - 04/24Graphic Video: Cop Knocks Woman Unconscious as 6-Year-Old Daughter Watches in Horror - 04/23A Residence With Locking Doors And A Working Toilet Is All That's Needed To Justify A No-Knock Warrant - 04/24Can the FBI Be Trusted? - 04/24Mentally Ill Homeless Man Severely Beaten By Police Because His Beach Umbrella Was Too Big - 04/24Attorney Representing Whistleblowing Cops Claims Police Department Dropped Spyware On His Hard Drive - 04/24

Man Follows Speeding Cop, Finds Out He Was Speeding To Buy PeanutsMission Creeps: Homeland Security Agents Confiscate Women's Panties For 'Copyright Infringement'Cop Shoots Couple's Dog, Threatens Jail For Trying To Save Dog's LifeSWAT Team Shoots Teen Girl & Her Dog During Pot Raid On Wrong HomeDurham, NC Cop Testifies Faking 911 Calls To Enter Homes Is "Official Policy"Indiana Sheriff Says US A "War Zone" To Justify New MRAP Military VehicleTampa Cops Surveil Pot Dealer, Catch Him Selling Pot, Raid His Home & Kill Him"You Just Shot An Unarmed Man!": Witness Says Police Shot His Friend With His Hands Up
(more)

 
Top