Skip to comments.Obama gave CommonCore contract to publisher, got $65 million book deal in return?
Posted on 12/09/2019 5:10:48 AM PST by george76
As far-left Democrats yell about bribery and high crimes and misdemeanors, let's turn to their own side of the aisle, starting with the once-penniless President Obama who left public office a very, very rich man.
He just bought a Martha's Vineyard mansion for a cool $11.75 million, which is in addition to his Kalorama lookout post, his Chicago home, and possibly a Hawaii spread. At some point you've made enough...but not him.
Ostensibly, it's mainly the work of his book deals. No bribery there, right?
Obama gave Pearson Publishing $350 million to create Commoncore text and Pearson gave Obama a $65 million dollar book deal in return.
That sounds like a classic bribe. You give me this big contract and I'll kick back some to you at a later date. Chicago Way. The book cash flowed to Obama in 2017.
President Trump complained about the apparent quid pro quo last summer.
It's not the first time Obama has done things like this either. IWB notes that Obama's net neutrality stance benefited Netflix, and surprise, surprise, he got a lucrative deal wtih them, too.
One hand washes the other.
Book deals, incidentally, have been some pretty spectacular avenues for bribery based on their apparent deniability.
Book deals. The way to get rich upon leaving public office, just as congressional insiders make themselves rich in public office by trading on insider information, as described by Peter Schweizer in "Throw Them All Out."
There are a hundred ways to Sunday for politicians to get rich both in and out of public office. As the Democrat House now focuses on impeaching President Trump, their hypocrisy is pretty glaring. Obama's book deals are what need investigating, not President Trump's bid to halt corruption in Ukraine.
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Pearson is Euroweenie. This is about far more than a sleazy deal for some high end real estate.
Would be interesting to see how many times his book was scanned for purchase.
OMG! Obama was really about...Obama.
Yes I want to see what losses Pearson takes on this deal.
This is how the swamp launders its bribes. Big book contracts for corrupt Dems which cannot be traced.
(Back to the morning newspaper.)
I was think the same thing. Jug ears probably bought a bunch himself and sends out as (sh***y) gifts.
It is all about the quality of the paper used and the possible usage.
Book publishing and advances are the money laundering tool of the left. How many are pre-sold to University Book stores and other Left wing bastions? How else do they make best seller lists before they hit the shelves?
Ms. Showalter is a fav.
Not a smidgeon if corruption ....
All part of THE BIG DEMOCRAT PARTY MONEY MAKING/LAUNDERING MACHINE!!!
Trace the book house back to Germany and understand how the money is laundered.
What’d we expect from the most EVIL administration in the history of the republic?
Obama, Obama, Biden, Clinton, Clinton, Holder, Lerner, Kerry, Lynch, Brennan, Comey, Clapper, Page, Strzok, etc., etc.,...not counting the propagandists, the indoctrinators, the robed mullahs and other ancillary liars/criminals Gruber, etc., etc..
It takes some criminals to raze a republic.
Just more money laundering
I wonder how many pages of his book Obama has completed since landing the $65 million contract three years ago..
Yeah, have long been scratching my head over how a man that did not have millions prior to becoming President all of sudden is worth tens of millions of dollars and just bought an 11.5 million mansion...some seriously crooked arse mofos..../s
Schiff is mum I know nothing.
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