Thursday, July 26, 2012

Barclays Employees Give Romney Campaign $207,500

Libor cheats at Barclays London have given old Mitt money for his campaign.

Is that legal to takes bribes from foreigners?

They won't want favors regarding fixing worldwide loan Libor rates? Will they?

The meetings come a day after the Daily Telegraph newspaper published a story quoting an unidentified Romney campaign adviser saying the Republican believes the US relationship with Britain is special because of shared "Anglo-Saxon heritage" and the White House doesn't appreciate that shared history.
Romney quickly distanced himself from any such view.
"I don't agree with whoever that adviser might be," Romney told NBC News, "but do agree that we have a very common bond between ourselves and Great Britain."
Later Thursday, Romney planned to hold a high-dollar fundraiser. One of the hosts, former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond, withdrew from the event after he resigned in the wake of a rate-rigging scandal involving British banks.
Diamond had already sent a check for $US2500 ($A2430). So have 82 others who listed their employer as Barclays or Barclays Capital on US Federal Election Commission records.


Romney Trashes London Olympics - He Could Have Staged Them Better

Romney meets in London with somebody supposed to be important. 

Mitt Willard Romney put his silver foot in his mouth again when he compared his 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics with the behemoth British effort for a "full English" style Summer Olympics. 

Put away your earmuffs Mitt. There ain't no snow in London today.

US presidential candidate Mitt Romney has predicted a "very successful" Olympics, hours after talking of "disconcerting" signs in London.
He backtracked while meeting PM David Cameron, after telling US TV Britain may not be ready to stage the Games.
He said all Games saw "small" mistakes and he had seen "great progress" in the UK. But his remarks were later seized on by London Mayor Boris Johnson.
The Republican contender will take on Barack Obama in November's election.
In the contest for the Republican nomination, Mr Romney made much of the fact that he delivered a successful Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in 2002, when he was chief executive of the event.
Speaking to reporters outside 10 Downing Street, he said he had been impressed by the enthusiasm of "millions of people across Great Britain" who had turned out for the torch relay.
Mr Romney said he "applauded the work of the organising committee in bringing the Olympic experience right into the heart of London".
Hours later, London Mayor Boris Johnson played on Mr Romney's earlier comments while revving up a crowd of thousands of people in London's Hyde Park.
Calling London "the greatest city on earth," Mr Johnson told the crowd: "I hear there's a guy called Mitt Romney who wants to know whether we're ready. Are we ready?"

Censorship at the London Olympics

Is this 2012 or 1936?
Rich man oligarch rules in place in London for one of their own – Willard Romney.
An ad from the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA has been pulled off YouTube at the request of the International Olympic Committee on copyright violation grounds, and the group has voluntarily taken the ad offline and will not be running it on television. 
The ad used footage of Mitt Romney from the 2002 Salt Lake City Games’ opening ceremony to suggest that the former Massachusetts governor loves sending jobs and money to other countries. 
Priorities USA is not protesting the decision, because the United States Olympic Committee is asking that Games footage not be used in any political ads.


Face of the 1% - Mitt "Gordon Gekko" Romney