Another Shady Clinton Endorsement

Are you surprised? Would you be more surprised that none of the major left leaning media have covered this?

Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) secured more than $1 million in federal funding last year for a Harlem-based non-profit whose leader gave her presidential campaign a major endorsement last weekend.

Clinton — who is aggressively competing for the black vote with her chief rival for the Democratic presidential nomination, Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) — touted the endorsement of Rev. Calvin O. Butts III, a prominent black leader and pastor of one of the oldest black churches in America, the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem.

The $555-billion FY 2008 omnibus spending bill approved last month by Congress included 11 appropriations bills with almost 1,000 earmarks. Clinton teamed with senior New York Sen. Charles Schumer and New York Rep. Charles Rangel, both Democrats, to provide three earmarks for the Abyssinian Development Corporation (ADC).

The ADC is a separate non-profit community development organization chaired by Butts that focuses on increasing quality housing, delivering social services, and boosting economic and educational opportunities in Harlem.

Shocka!

An analysis by the government watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste found that of all the presidential candidates serving in Congress, Clinton had the most earmarks.

Double shocka!

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2 Responses to “Another Shady Clinton Endorsement”

  1. John Ryan says:

    Earmarked expenditures are down over 25% with the Democrats in control of Congress.
    The inconvenient truth is that Democrats ARE more fiscally responsible than the Republicans who consistently ran up record deficits when they were in control. http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0108/8054.html

  2. darthcrUSAderworldtour2007 says:

    Blackbeard… If impeached 42nd Perv of the US Bubba Clinton is supposedly ‘blacker’ than Obama, then is his marriage to the beast of the east an inter-racial marriage? And who then is Chelsea’s REAL father? – Harlem $huffle 2008!

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