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2016 Postmortem

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Warren Stupidity

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Sun Feb 7, 2016, 03:30 PM Feb 2016

675K "That's what they offered". [View all]

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Mrs. Clinton notoriously defended her $675,000 speaking fee from Goldman Sachs by proclaiming "That's what they offered".

Why would Goldman Sachs offer her $675,000 for 3 speeches, what was in it for them?

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Goldman Sachs often gives away money for no reason.
0 (0%)
Clinton disclosed information worth $675,000.
1 (2%)
Goldman Sachs believes it has purchased $675,000 of influence from Clinton
44 (98%)
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675K "That's what they offered". [View all] Warren Stupidity Feb 2016 OP
That's more money then a lot of people make in 10 years. If (with my 16 inch scope) I had .. BlueJazz Feb 2016 #1
At $10/hr it would take about 33 years full time work. Cheese Sandwich Feb 2016 #3
When you get voted most admired woman in the world for 15 or so years in a row, DanTex Feb 2016 #7
you might want to adjust Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #2
Yeahup..... daleanime Feb 2016 #4
And that's still less than 1% of their combined worth Hydra Feb 2016 #6
Actually, Goldman and many other organizations have events with paid DanTex Feb 2016 #5
Then she should ejbr Feb 2016 #9
Maybe. I've yet to come across anyone who doesn't already hate Hillary who cares about this stuff DanTex Feb 2016 #13
Talk is cheap ejbr Feb 2016 #15
You left out the American Camping Association. Maybe she's owned by "big camping!" DanTex Feb 2016 #16
Your trust ejbr Feb 2016 #17
Unless you distrust anyone who has ever given a paid speech, then it seems pretty clear DanTex Feb 2016 #19
They are not about ejbr Feb 2016 #20
I see. So people who are going to run for office at some time in the future can't give DanTex Feb 2016 #21
They shouldn't balk ejbr Feb 2016 #23
You've already heard what you want to hear. She releases the transcripts, they are innocuous, DanTex Feb 2016 #24
Obama being born in Kenya ejbr Feb 2016 #25
I do not hate her Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #30
Call it what you want. But no evidence is going to change your mind about her supposedly DanTex Feb 2016 #31
she knew she was going to run since 08 Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #27
and colleges Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #26
Yes, speaking to colleges is evil. Those institutes for higher learning, how dare they give DanTex Feb 2016 #28
how dare they be Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #33
Well, when you send your kids to college, you can make sure that the college you send DanTex Feb 2016 #35
yep screw the huge debt Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #37
"Everybody's doing it" Voice for Peace Feb 2016 #51
There is zero evidence of any trade of influence for access. DanTex Feb 2016 #52
Stand back a ways from your candidate & primary Voice for Peace Feb 2016 #53
The system as a whole, I agree with you. Where I differ is that I see Hillary as part of the DanTex Feb 2016 #54
Yes. Voice for Peace Feb 2016 #55
For me, I just care about what happens to the country and the world. DanTex Feb 2016 #56
I'm very proud of Hillary and her success. OhZone Feb 2016 #8
I think you ejbr Feb 2016 #11
I don't know what kind of cave people are living in where they're not aware that DanTex Feb 2016 #14
Yeah. Exactly. Some Bernie fans are bad as the GOP pretending everything is a scandal. nt OhZone Feb 2016 #36
nice name calling insults Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #39
Sorry. Edited. And I'm not nice when people act awful. OhZone Feb 2016 #42
thanks so much Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #45
Welcome. OhZone Feb 2016 #47
I like Jimmy Carter Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #34
That's not how it works anyway. Hillary has an agency negotiate her speaking fees. Avalux Feb 2016 #10
Pretty sure this qualifies for the No Shit Sherlock issue of the day/month/Primary??? n/t libdem4life Feb 2016 #12
Pass rock Feb 2016 #18
Investors usually expect a return on their investments. Tierra_y_Libertad Feb 2016 #22
Hillary believes if she "Repeats the Lie enough people will believe it" FreakinDJ Feb 2016 #29
If someone was willing to pay me $675000 to speak to them I sure as hell doc03 Feb 2016 #32
Oh I would too, but I think perhaps that isn't going to happen to you or me. Warren Stupidity Feb 2016 #44
Well I wasn't a US Senator representing New York where Wall Street happens to be for 8 years and doc03 Feb 2016 #57
This makes me sick--as I try and figure out what bills I can juggle this month. Paper Roses Feb 2016 #38
yes they just picked that amount Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #40
.+10 840high Feb 2016 #58
There was definite quid pro quo with Sanders and the NRA Persondem Feb 2016 #41
Oh really? Warren Stupidity Feb 2016 #43
might want to check your facts Duckhunter935 Feb 2016 #46
Which explains his D- rating from the NRA. hifiguy Feb 2016 #49
When an organization like Goldman pays that kind of money hifiguy Feb 2016 #48
The Fourth Possibility speaktruthtopower Feb 2016 #50
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