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Robert Blackwell, Breaking news, EKI Consulting, Obama, Killerspin, state grants, Blackwell response

The Los Angeles Times, in an article dated April 27, 2008 reveals that Obama received a $8,000 a month retainer from Robert Blackwell for his technology firm, Electronic Knowledge Interchange. The total fees paid to Obama amounted to $112,000. Robert Blackwell has submitted a response on this blog. In fairness and in search for the truth, I am posting his response as he submitted it. I will leave it for the reader to judge for themselves. I have confirmed that this is Robert Blackwell of EKI Consulting. “This story about BarackRead More


Obama, Robert Blackwell, Los Angeles Times, April 27, 2008, $8,000 a month retainer, state grants, Miner, Barnhill & Galland

More controversy surrounding the past of Barack Obama has surfaced. The Los Angeles Times, in an article dated April 27, 2008 reveals that Obama received a $8,000 a month retainer from Robert Blackwell for his technology firm, Electronic Knowledge Interchange, for a total of $112,000. The following exerpts are from the LA times article: “A few months after receiving his final payment from EKI, Obama sent a request on state Senate letterhead urging Illinois officials to provide a $50,000 tourism promotion grant to another Blackwell company, Killerspin.” “With support fromRead More