Obama campaign finds success in SMS fundraising

As the President’s team looks to raise money for his re-election campaign, they turn to mobile technology to make fundraising fast, convenient, and effective. Using the same technique that was used to raise money for relief in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake...
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36. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

The housing bubble happened from 2003 - 2006. If I recall correctly Bush was president during those years.

47. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

hey taco, does the president write the bills?

44. 412News

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

THANK YOU!

30. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

Wow I'm stunned by this post, it's because of people like you that we're swimming in the s**t today. Congrats.

40. apocalypsebc

Posts: 148; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

The truth hurts, don't it?!

48. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

YOUR truth doesn't touch me simply because it's not shaped by your brain but from mass media interests. Don't use your head as a divider for you ears, think!

39. apocalypsebc

Posts: 148; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

Couldn't have said it better myself!

41. apocalypsebc

Posts: 148; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

You finally said something some what negative about Bush OMG you just commented blasphemy LOL! What is your take on the Treyvon Martin case?

55. Triton

Posts: 24; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Yeah. And give a fake reason to attack Iraq. An unnecessary war. Putting this country more in dept. Thank you Bush.

37. apocalypsebc

Posts: 148; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

You forgot he 1. Got Osama, 2. Got Gadhafi, 3. Affordable health care, 4. Economy slowly coming down like he said from the beginning in office, 5. Bridged gaps with other countries, 6. Showed proof of his birth certificate yes he is American and he don't waste time trying to prove it to idiots when there's more important things to do. and 7. Ended don't ask don't tell and working toward stopping bulling, 8. He keeps his cool and move forward with his great family serving the USA while being attacked by racist idiots! I'm proud to be an American lol. Let's Vote in Newt Gingrich and have him cheat on more wives, or Mitt Romney and become a Mormon and have many sister wives. I never seen so many sad circus clowns and I guess we know who is the real cunt. Now lets get back to phones because there will be some angry tea party members in come 2013!

46. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

1) the military got Osama with intel gathered under bush 2) he didnt get gadhafi, he had an illegal air raid under the guise of a "coalition" which was only the US to help out the raiders who got ghadafi. Obama has been trying to wash his hands of it the whole time. 3) his affordable health care is unconstitutional, and its not affordable. only a fool who hasnt actually read up on it would think that. The supreme court is going to strike down the individual mandate which is going to cripple and kill Obamacare... right before the election. good luck with that. 4)the economy hasnt changed. the last uptick was the christmas sales. The only reason it LOOKS like its changed is because when the government announces unemployment numbers, it ONLY counts people who are currently recieving unemployment and actively looking for full time work. With the max unemployment being 99 weeks, many people have fallen off, and are no longer counting. True unemployment still runs around 17%, which is not better than when he took office. 5) he has done more to alienate us with other countries.. the ones we call allies... than any president in recent history. 6) yes, hes an american. yaaaay. 7) ending dont ask dont tell was a good thing. 8) only a moron thinks that everyone that disagrees with obama is racist. if you voted for him because of his skin color that makes you just as racist as anyone voting against him for his skin color. his great family that spends more on vacations than any president in history, while we are in the 2nd great depression. yes, treat yourself like a king while your subjects starve.. great president. your last statements are just sad and idiotic. seriously. BTW, Obama never would have been in a place to get osama or anyone else without Bush's wars that you were so against. Now that "your guy" got to the finish line on something, your tune changes. hypocritcy runs rampant.

53. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

1 Osama was captured in Pakistan, not in any of the countries Bush invaded. 2 illegal air raid? 3 Only a fool would vote against his own best interest and cheap affordable health care 4 economy sucks 5 Bush comes to mind as doing much more damage to America's rep Your last statement: how exactly did Bush's wars help get Osama when we got him in Pakistan?

56. Triton

Posts: 24; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

Remix, why does the government makes everyone pay car insurance?

57. GoodFella

Posts: 112; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

@Triton- Because, driving is a privilege. You need a driver's license. (why on earth would the Government make everyone pay for a license? And car registration?... hmmm, I don't know...) Car insurance is to protect those you might harm or whose property you might damage in an accident. It is required because driving is a privilege in which you must demonstrate competence to obtain a license. You are talking two TOTALLY different types of insurance... Damn, can people get a clue?

59. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

wrong. you CHOOSE to have car insurance by owning a car. no one is forcing you to drive. take a bus, taxi, or ride a bike... no car insurance involved. if you want to drive you are required to abide by the rules including insurance. but unlike obamacare you can easily opt out by not driving. try again

10. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Lol! I see the nutcases are out in full force this morning. How about we stick to phones and leave the over the top right wing and left wing talk to the political blogs.

21. 412News

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

hahaha 4real!

22. 412News

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

O.B.A.M.A 2012!

23. 412News

Posts: 16; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Now back to phones...well thats a good way to raise money because sometimes i dont feel like taking out my card to make an online payment.

28. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Thank you! And yes, I think it's a much easier way to get people to donate. No calling a hotline, no giving out your card number, just bill me.

58. GoodFella

Posts: 112; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Mindless donations...

26. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

O.B.A.M.A. 2012. couldnt have said it better myself One Big Ass Mistake Again 2012

32. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

LOLOLOLOL. Remix, I don't know where you're from but I would love to get together for a pint of beer and some tech and politic chat! You're brilliant.

42. apocalypsebc

Posts: 148; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

LOLOLOLOLOL! Lets have a pint of beer and talk about the Treyvon Martin Case! What's your take on that Cellphonator?!?!?!

45. cellphonator

Posts: 298; Member since: Oct 29, 2011

Is that politic? Oh that's right, our President puts his nose in cases like this only when there are racial issues. "I will be the President of everybody, no matter what race or religion" Uhhhh Nobel Price for Peace, ridiculous giving a Nobel for a speech or two. Good example, instead of saying I trust our justice system and I'm sure the investigations will shed light on what really happened, he says "that would look like my son if I had one". Ok lets get out on the streets and kill who ever looks like that moron or even better lets tweet the moron (wrong, Spike Lee) address so we can go there and make justice ourself. Good, good stuff. The fact that I vote Republican doesn't mean that I have to agree with everything Republicans say, that might shock you, but I have my own take on everything so that make me more an Indipendent conservative than a Republican. When I vote I feel I'm voting for the least crap candidate, as everybody stinks and don't deserve to be President. Another poster here said something to remixfa like "I'm surprised you're Republican and you don't like Apple which is the pinnacle of capitalism" so based on your political ideas you should be in favor of all business and against all labor and unions, that's stupid, it's not black or white when you have a brain to use, but that's the problem people don't use their brain, they just watch tv and believe what ever they say instead of think think think. We deserve what's happening 360 degrees around from politics to everyday life, if you spit up it will fall on you. There is no hope for this country, there is no hope :(

49. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

ahh, treyvon martin, the latest hot button fake racial issue. so a hispanic man kills a hoodlum in his community and isnt arrested and somehow in the media he is a white man and the kid is just an innocent young teen in the wrong place and time. whats my take on it? Let the COURTS decide what happened. You and I were not there. If you want to judge something based on sensational media coverage, thats up to you. in florida there is a self defence law. That is why zimmerman was arrested and then let go. If they cant find any evidence to hold zimmerman, then there isnt a "crime" so to speak. If they cant disprove zimmerman's story that he was being beat up and fending for his life, then the law is on zimmerman's side. If you want my opinion on the matter, I dont think its racial. I think 2 dudes got in a scuffle and one walked away. Would it have been racial if trevyon was the one walking away? If you want to look like a hood and act like a hood, you are going to get treated like a hood. A culture of ignorance and violence is nothing to aspire to.

50. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

So wearing a hoodie makes you a hoodlum? so all those kids that buy them from abercromie or ae are trying to look like a hoodlum? i own 2 hoodies that I wear quite often in the winter when i am exercising, so i am trying to look like a hoodlum? lol you are so full of it that its ridiculous. the fact that the incident never should have taken place just doesnt dawn on you. the 911 operator told him not to follow the kid. the guy follows the kid, then gets out of his truck for a confrontation. so a scared kid who noticed he was being followed wasnt going to be very defensive and not fear for his safety? the author of the bill already came out in a florida newspaper and said that the bill was not intended to protect instigators and agitators but to give VICTIMS the right to defend themselves. the man was not a victim, he created the entire event and should be in jail.

60. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

I'm glad you know all the facts of the case. where you there that night? got it on tape? ooohh. you don't? then why don't u let the police handle it. I bet money they know hundreds of details you don't and that were not leaked to the media. just jump on the hype train. no owning a hoodie does not make you a hood. I didn't even mention a hoodie. hood= wannabe gangbanger. reading comprehension

51. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Add that to the 2 big mistakes we made in 2000 and 2004 lol!

61. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

lol I don't disagree with that. but we are making worse mistakes.each time. ugh.
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