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“Community Organizer” = “Rip Off Artist”?

Well, considering the $160 mill he frittered away while working with Ayers on the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, this is just chump change, but still, it sorta shows the casual viewer that Barry kinda follows a pattern when it comes to handing out other peoples’ money:
“Results? We don’t need no stinking results!”

A $100,000 state grant for a botanic garden in Englewood that then-state Sen. Barack Obama awarded in 2001 to a group headed by a onetime campaign volunteer is now under investigation by the Illinois attorney general amid new questions, prompted by Chicago Sun-Times reports, about whether the money might have been misspent.

The garden was never built.
And now state records obtained by the Sun-Times show $65,000 of the grant money went to the wife of Kenny B. Smith, the Obama 2000 congressional campaign volunteer who heads the Chicago Better Housing Association, which was in charge of the project for the blighted South Side neighborhood.

Smith wrote another $20,000 in grant-related checks to K.D. Contractors, a construction company that his wife, Karen D. Smith, created five months after work on the garden was supposed to have begun, records show. K.D. is no longer in business.

Obama’s $100K Englewood garden grant being probed

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