This is a BIG article, So I'll just quote some of it:
Top Barack Obama donors net government jobs
Telecom executive Donald H. Gips raised a big bundle of cash to help finance his friend Barack Obama’s run for the presidency.
Gips, a vice president of Colorado-based Level 3 Communications, delivered more than $500,000 in contributions for the Obama war chest, while two other company executives collected at least $150,000 more.
After the election, Gips was put in charge of hiring in the Obama White House, helping to place loyalists and fundraisers in many key positions. Then, in mid-2009, Obama named him ambassador to South Africa. Meanwhile, Level 3 Communications, in which Gips retained stock, received millions of dollars of government stimulus contracts for broadband projects in six states — though Gips said he had been “completely unaware” that the company had received the contracts.
More than two years after Obama took office vowing to banish “special interests” from his administration, nearly 200 of his biggest donors have landed plum government jobs and advisory posts, won federal contracts worth millions of dollars for their business interests or attended numerous elite White House meetings and social events, an investigation by iWatch News has found.
But wait, The White house response:
Carney On Donors Getting Gov't Jobs: "Our Methods Of Transparency Are Unprecedented"
White House press secretary Jay Carney responds to a report that "loyalists" and top campaign bundlers for President Obama in 2008 were given government jobs.
"People were appointed on the merits," Carney said after several questions about the report.
Carney conceded that donating to Obama's campaign doesn't disqualify you from a job. He then went on to praise the administration's track record of honesty and transparency.
"Our ethical standards are unmatched by any previous administration. Our efforts at transparency are unprecedented. And that's not just me saying it, it is outside groups who have said that," Carney said.
Remember, the Obama administration's "honesty and transparency" and his compassion and his fiscal responsibility and his respect for our injured soldiers and the press ..... What was that campaign slogan? Hope and Change?
Notice who is stepping on the Constitution in the picture?
Dan Emplit WBFD