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President Obama’s $1 Million Pizza Party In Detroit!
Detroit CBS ^ | 4/8/12 | Carol Cain

Posted on 04/09/2012 10:24:06 AM PDT by Nachum

President Barack Obama is coming to the Motor City for a $1 million pizza party being thrown for him compliments of Denise Ilitch, daughter of Little Caesars’ founders Mike and Marian Ilitch. Ilitch is opening her home April 18 for the fundraiser where movers and shakers are being asked to pony up thousands to add to his re-election coffer while getting a chance to rub shoulders with the most powerful man on the planet. “I’m honored to have been asked,” by the Obama campaign to host,” Ilitch said of the event she and husband, Jim Scalici, will hold at their Metro Detroit home. She made the comments on “Michigan Matters” when asked about media reports.

When asked what she planned to serve, she said: “Pizza! But, we’ll be serving it on sterling silver plates!”

The price of admission isn’t for those on a budget. $40,000 buys access to the cocktail reception, formal photo with Obama and dinner. $10,000 buys dinner and a photo.

(Excerpt) Read more at detroit.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: deniseilitch; detroittigers; foxtheatre; ilitch; jimscalici; littlecaesars; motorcitycasino; obamas; party; pizza; president
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It's good to be the king
1 posted on 04/09/2012 10:24:15 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 04/09/2012 10:26:01 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

I can’t stand BHO but I don’t go so far as having him being forced to eat Little Caesar’s Pizza.


3 posted on 04/09/2012 10:27:26 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Nachum

... scratching Little Caesar’s pizza off the fast-food list ...


4 posted on 04/09/2012 10:28:07 AM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (Newt's not a perfect candidate but Jesus isn't running this year. - shoff)
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To: Nachum

Just another reason to just say “no no” to “pizza pizza”.


5 posted on 04/09/2012 10:28:16 AM PDT by mombonn (God is looking for spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.)
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To: Nachum

Little Caesar is throwing a party for Big Caesar.

Isn’t that special.


6 posted on 04/09/2012 10:29:51 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel
scratching Little Caesar’s pizza off the fast-food list ...

Yep

7 posted on 04/09/2012 10:29:51 AM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: Nachum
Denise Ilitch, daughter of Little Caesars’ founders Mike and Marian Ilitch. When asked what she planned to serve, she said: “Pizza! But, we’ll be serving it on sterling silver plates!”

The event is the latest twist in the political relationship between Obama and Ilitch, eldest of the Ilitch’s seven children. Mike and Marian also own the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Fox Theatre, Motor City Casino and more. The family is among the wealthiest and most influential in Michigan with an empire worth billions.

Nice to know these good people and what they control in the self-destructing motor city.

8 posted on 04/09/2012 10:30:19 AM PDT by IbJensen (We now have a government requiring citizens prove they are insured but not that they are citizens.)
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To: Nachum

Have never tried Little Caesar’s pizza and now I never will. Could switch car insurance to Progressive - nope, ain’t happening. That Coca Cola product I’ve been buying for the past few years? Off my shopping list. It’s going to have to be Gatorade from now on. The power of choice is a wonderful thing, n’est pas?


9 posted on 04/09/2012 10:30:56 AM PDT by katana (Just my opinions)
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To: Nachum

No more “Pizza, pizza” for us.


10 posted on 04/09/2012 10:30:56 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: mombonn

Those hot’n ready pizzas were nothing but $5 hunks of bread anyhow. But we won’t be buying from them anymore.


11 posted on 04/09/2012 10:30:56 AM PDT by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Nachum; cripplecreek

Well at least he won’t be getting good Detroit pizza like Buddy’s, Shields, or Cloverleaf.


12 posted on 04/09/2012 10:31:35 AM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123 and Bahbah.)
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To: Nachum
$1 million pizza party being thrown for him compliments of Denise Ilitch, daughter of Little Caesars’ founders Mike and Marian Ilitch.

I've no problem with this. A rich person can spend their money ANY way they want. As long as this isn't taxpayer financed . .... have at it.

Mooch likes pizza, so I'm sure we'll hear another lecture of "Do as I say, not as I do".

13 posted on 04/09/2012 10:32:00 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: Nachum

Detroit being a ghost town I bet most of the Loony Tune mob will be from out of town.
Will they have lobster pizza?.


14 posted on 04/09/2012 10:32:11 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Nachum

Damn,...now I have to boycott another product I never use.


15 posted on 04/09/2012 10:32:22 AM PDT by running_dog_lackey
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To: Nachum

We (too) frequently pick up a Little Cesar’s pizza on the way home from work. It’s fast, hot, and filling. But no more. It does nothing but make me fat, and I won’t put a dime in the pockets of someone who wants to cram Obama down our throats for another 4 years.


16 posted on 04/09/2012 10:33:17 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: Nachum
The real surprising part of this story is that the Little Caesars empire has enough dough to put on this event. Their pizza sucks and I would be hard pressed to find a place to buy it anyway.


17 posted on 04/09/2012 10:34:45 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: IbJensen

Nice to know these good people and what they control in the self-destructing motor city.

When Obama steps in and renovates their city,
they will be trillionaires.


18 posted on 04/09/2012 10:34:53 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Nachum
Little Caesars

Hmmm... Something appropriate about that.

19 posted on 04/09/2012 10:36:13 AM PDT by Fido969
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To: running_dog_lackey

>> Damn,...now I have to boycott another product I never use.

LOL...


20 posted on 04/09/2012 10:36:25 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Newt/Sarah 2012)
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To: Nachum

I never like Little Ceasar’s pizza.


21 posted on 04/09/2012 10:38:19 AM PDT by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: IbJensen

What is it with Michigan and crappy pizza.

Tell me if I’m wrong but I believe in addition to LC, Dominoes and Papa John’s got their start there.


22 posted on 04/09/2012 10:41:32 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Nachum

Crappy pizza for a crappy pResident.


23 posted on 04/09/2012 10:43:51 AM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: Nachum
Their current deal is a large peperoni for $5. That's scary.
24 posted on 04/09/2012 10:45:19 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: katana

“It’s going to have to be Gatorade from now on.”

Choose something else, Gatorade is probably the most unhealthy thing on the planet to drink regularly.

Something you can look at if you are the type that must have sugary drinks, there are a lot of sodas you can make at home. It takes more work of course, but if you have kids it can be fun. I don’t drink much sugary drinks, but I do make birch beer, and sarsparilla. I buy the mixes at the brewery supply store (I brew my own beer too), and require no special equipment other than bottles.

There are also a lot of soda fountain kits you can buy which sell mixes to make almost anything.


25 posted on 04/09/2012 10:46:11 AM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: IbJensen

“The event is the latest twist in the political relationship between Obama and Ilitch, eldest of the Ilitch’s seven children. Mike and Marian also own the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Fox Theatre, Motor City Casino and more. The family is among the wealthiest and most influential in Michigan with an empire worth billions.”

Democrats, always for the little guy.


26 posted on 04/09/2012 10:47:21 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel
This is the kid of the franchise owners. Not sure if you should write them off so fast:

VetransProgram

“The Little Caesars Veterans Program provides honorably discharged and disabled service members with an outstanding opportunity to utilize their leadership skills to run a business. The significant credits and discounts, as well as special financing options, make this truly unique program a valuable and excellent option for our service members who transition to the civilian workforce each year - especially our wounded warriors who have sacrificed greatly for our Corps and country.” – Lt. Col. Francis Piccoli, U.S. Marine Corps

I know my local LC is vetran-owned/run.

27 posted on 04/09/2012 10:51:25 AM PDT by LearnsFromMistakes (Yes, I am happy to see you. But that IS a gun in my pocket.)
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To: Nachum

$40,000 a ticket just to be in his presence? So it is the 1%ers party.....


28 posted on 04/09/2012 10:57:38 AM PDT by WhyisaTexasgirlinPA (ABO)
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To: Nachum
while getting a chance to rub shoulders with the most powerful man on the planet.

With Barack's efforts to reduce the impact of American Exceptionalism, and his efforts to eliminate our nuclear arsenal and his COMPLETE unwillingness to ever use it, it's hard to call Barack Obama the MOST POWERFUL MAN ON THE PLANET.

The Pope has more authority than Barack does.

29 posted on 04/09/2012 11:00:53 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: Nachum

I didn’t know Little Caesar’s is considered pizza......


30 posted on 04/09/2012 11:02:45 AM PDT by A message
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To: Nachum
For the record, Little Caesar's is not pizza. It's pizza-like.
31 posted on 04/09/2012 11:04:54 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Nachum

Great...I’ve been a Tigers fan for 37 years and now I have to stop. And they just swept the Red Sox. Maybe Ilitch will sell the team.


32 posted on 04/09/2012 11:08:15 AM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: IbJensen
The event is the latest twist in the political relationship between Obama and Ilitch, eldest of the Ilitch’s seven children. Mike and Marian also own the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers, Fox Theatre, Motor City Casino and more. The family is among the wealthiest and most influential in Michigan with an empire worth billions.

There's your answer. With that sort of an investment inside Detroit city limits, you know they are gonna want a man in the White House who will say "yes" to a bailout in the next four years.
33 posted on 04/09/2012 11:09:03 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Nachum

**compliments of Denise Ilitch, daughter of Little Caesars’ founders Mike and Marian Ilitch**

No more Little Caesars’ pizza for us!


34 posted on 04/09/2012 11:12:15 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Carpe Cerevisi
Great...I’ve been a Tigers fan for 37 years and now I have to stop

Hey, I am a White Sox fan and Obama loves them. Bleh.

You know what, I would not let the politics of the owner ruin your love of a great baseball franchise. The Tigers and White Sox were there before Obama, and they will be there long after the Resident and these respective team owners are long gone.

35 posted on 04/09/2012 11:15:38 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Yep.


36 posted on 04/09/2012 11:16:19 AM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: Nachum
compliments of Denise Ilitch, daughter of Little Caesars’ founders Mike and Marian Ilitch

Any relation to Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov?

37 posted on 04/09/2012 11:18:39 AM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: IbJensen

Really gives the lie to the Democrats’ mantra, “The rich give to the Republicans.”


38 posted on 04/09/2012 11:18:39 AM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: Nachum

I forgot to add my sarcasm tag. Can’t give up that easy! ; )


39 posted on 04/09/2012 11:27:54 AM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: Nachum
$1 million pizza party being thrown for him compliments of Denise Ilitch, daughter of Little Caesars’ founders Mike and Marian Ilitch.

I've no problem with this. A rich person can spend their money ANY way they want. As long as this isn't taxpayer financed . .... have at it.

Mooch likes pizza, so I'm sure we'll hear another lecture of "Do as I say, not as I do".

40 posted on 04/09/2012 11:31:40 AM PDT by Hodar ( Who needs laws; when this FEELS so right?)
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To: Nachum

Its enough to make you Illitch.

so is that warmed over cardboard they call pizza.


41 posted on 04/09/2012 11:32:24 AM PDT by Gasshog (going to get what all those libs asked for, but its not what they expected.)
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

Especially this year. Detroit looks unbeatable.

(My W. Sox are look...um.. bleh)


42 posted on 04/09/2012 11:32:50 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

I’ve never had a Little Caesar’s pizza and never intend to have one.


43 posted on 04/09/2012 11:32:53 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Nachum

One million dollars worth of Little Squeezers? I think I’m gonna be sick.


44 posted on 04/09/2012 11:38:21 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Springman

Oh my...Cloverleaf. You just brought back years of childhood memories with that one word.


45 posted on 04/09/2012 11:44:55 AM PDT by jnygrl (A big mouth coupled with a small mind is a dangerous combination)
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To: Nachum

Little Caesars on the list.. Detroit Tigers, hope your season sucks! Time for another email it seems!


46 posted on 04/09/2012 12:01:04 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Nachum

Denise Ilitch is a Detroit-area businessperson, lawyer, and member of the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan. Ilitch was rumored to be a Democratic Party candidate for Governor of Michigan in 2010, after having met with the White House in early January to discuss a potential run, though she later declined to run.

She is a past member of the Board of Directors for the Detroit Branch NAACP, the ACLU of Michigan advisory committee

This “homemaker” is the same Marian Ilitch who is:

vice chairwoman of Ilitch Holdings, Inc;

co-founder of Little Caesars Pizza;

co-owner of the Detroit Red Wings; and

sole owner of Detroit’s $1.1 billion MotorCity Casino

American Construction Engineers LLC has a location in Franklin, MI. Active officers include Jim Scalici. The company’s line of business includes Highway/Street Construction

Jim Scalici
President

American Construction Engineers LLC
Bingham Farms, MI


47 posted on 04/09/2012 12:06:31 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: LearnsFromMistakes

Interesting info ... thanks for the heads up.


48 posted on 04/09/2012 12:14:44 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (Newt's not a perfect candidate but Jesus isn't running this year. - shoff)
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To: Vision
Their current deal is a large peperoni for $5. That's scary.

Hot and Ready. You don't have to call and order, just stop in and pick it up. Super convenient innovation. Way faster than the drive-thru at McD's or Taco Bell even. $14.95 for two large pizza's, crazy bread and a 2 Liter. Cheapest way to eat out for a family of 6 and usually have leftovers. It's not going to win any best pizza awards, but it's not terrible and can't beat the price.

Ilitch is a self made billionaire and true story of success. Sad to see them supporting Obama, but hard to see through if this is typical corporate pragmatism, 2nd generation white guilt, or something with idealistic intent. The cynical side of me says that nobody becomes a billionaire without government help, so maybe this move reveals some quid pro quo.

49 posted on 04/09/2012 12:22:48 PM PDT by JTHomes (A lot of injustice is done under the cover of law.)
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To: Slump Tester

They’re not that great.


50 posted on 04/09/2012 12:22:48 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (I love you,Pumpkin. You are the best cat in the world. You're my Sweet Pea.)
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