So, Obamacare is about making money for his friends, now do you get it?

Posted on May 31st, 2011 by admin1 in democratic consulting

Typical chicago mob antics

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s push for a national health care overhaul is providing a financial windfall in the election offseason to Democratic consulting firms that are closely connected to the president and two top advisers.

Coalitions of interest groups running at least $24 million in pro-overhaul ads hired GMMB, which worked for Obama’s 2008 campaign and whose partners include a top Obama campaign strategist. They also hired AKPD Message and Media, which was founded by David Axelrod, a top adviser to Obama’s campaign and now to the White House. AKPD did work for Obama’s campaign, and Axelrod’s son Michael and Obama’s campaign manager David Plouffe work there.

The firms were hired by Americans for Stable Quality Care and its predecessor, Healthy Economy Now. Each was formed by a coalition of interests with big stakes in health care policy, including the drug maker lobby PhRMA, the American Medical Association, the Service Employees International Union and Families USA, which calls itself "The Voice for Health Care Consumers."

Their ads press for changes in health care policy. Healthy Economy Now made one of the same arguments that Obama does: that health care costs are delaying the country’s economic recovery and that changes are needed if the economy is to rebound.

He is also giving millions to the Brazillian oil company Petro to drill off the coast something he will not allow American oil companies to do, George Soros owns a 22% stake in petro and contributed to Obama’s election heavilly.~~

5 Comments on “So, Obamacare is about making money for his friends, now do you get it?”

  1. Justin Case

    What a frickin’ surprise. Ha.References :

  2. Marble Cake

    blah blah blahReferences :

  3. wider scope

    this whole issue is a money making scheme. they make it. we lose it.References :

  4. INSOMNIAC

    He is also giving millions to the Brazillian oil company Petro to drill off the coast something he will not allow American oil companies to do, George Soros owns a 22% stake in petro and contributed to Obama’s election heavilly.~~References :

  5. Bad Wolf

    Just another example of the most corrupt and incompetent administration in historyReferences :

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