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Bill Maher Flushes a Million Dollars Down the Toilet

Bill Maher donates a million dollars to Obama ‘super PAC’ – latimes.com.

On Thursday, Maher told his audience that the million dollars he was donating was “the wisest investment I think I could make.”

Oh, really. A lot of people who will never make a million dollars over their lifetime would probably disagree. He’s certainly living up to the “CrazyStupid” part of his comedy show. If he has enough money lying around that he can simply toss a million of it away, that says a lot more about his financial priorities than his politics. A fool and his money…

Bill Maher

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Super PAC Man

Senior Obama campaign officials defend president’s embrace of super PAC | The Ticket – Yahoo! News.

When the Supreme Court ruled in 2010 that private organizations, including corporations and unions, could spend unlimited amounts of money on political speech, President Obama decried the decision, warning that it amounted to a “threat to our democracy.” Two years later, the Obama campaign has announced that with the president’s blessing, it will support a pro-Obama super PAC–a creation of that very ruling–to received unlimited donations from individuals, corporations and unions for the 2012 presidential campaign.

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