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    Total haul for the Obama campaign, eh?

    I'm lousy at math (and my cheap calculator doesn't have that many digits), so my question is.....

    If Obama wins by a landslide with 60 million votes, how much per vote did he spend?
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    The amount of money that flows into a presidential election is crazy. This is supposed to be the worst financial climate in recent memory, and yet the cash pours in to both sides. What are people buying with that kind of mullah? Is it necessary, or a waste?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lager View Post
    The amount of money that flows into a presidential election is crazy. This is supposed to be the worst financial climate in recent memory, and yet the cash pours in to both sides. What are people buying with that kind of mullah? Is it necessary, or a waste?
    For some it's bad.... Not for Goldman Sachs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d_va View Post
    Total haul for the Obama campaign, eh?

    I'm lousy at math (and my cheap calculator doesn't have that many digits), so my question is.....

    If Obama wins by a landslide with 60 million votes, how much per vote did he spend?

    Of far greater concern, that would mean that some outside money is likely involved in stealing our elections. There are only roughly 305 million PEOPLE in the US. That means that, on average, each person in America donated over $2 million to Obama's campaign.

    Something is not right.


    /DUmmy mode off
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    Quote Originally Posted by Constitutionally Speaking View Post
    Of far greater concern, that would mean that some outside money is likely involved in stealing our elections. There are only roughly 305 million PEOPLE in the US. That means that, on average, each person in America donated over $2 million to Obama's campaign.

    Something is not right.
    650,000,000 / 305,000,000 $2.13 a piece
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    This thread really demonstrates the effectiveness of government run education.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AlmostThere View Post
    650,000,000 / 305,000,000 $2.13 a piece

    You didn't see the "DUmmy math" comment????
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    Oh for cripes sake, I left it off. :o

    Corrected.
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    Not accepting public funding: Fucking Brilliant.
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    It should read: Not accepting public funding, after you said you would, and correctly anticipating that the lapse in principle would go unnoticed, Fricken Brilliant!
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