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Obama’s African-American clients got coupons, not cash

~ The Rebel ~ 2012/09/04 14:25:21

Plaintiffs’ attorneys took home nearly $1 million in Barack Obama’s 1995 class-action discrimination lawsuit against Citibank, but 183 of the 186 plaintiffs did not get a dime.

Three named plaintiffs in the lawsuit — Selma Buycks-Roberson, Calvin Roberson and Renee Brooks –- each collected $20,000. But none of the 18 ordinary, or non-named, plaintiffs that The Daily Caller was able to reach for comment reported receiving any money. This is despite a claim to TheDC by the lawsuit’s initiator, attorney Fay Clayton, that the settlement paid the 186 non-named clients between $770 and $3,250 each. [RELATED: With landmark lawsuit, Barack Obama pushed banks to give subprime loans to Chicago's African-Americans]

According to the court docket, President Barack Obama was lead attorney for Roberson and Brooks, as well as the second listed attorney for Buycks-Roberson, in the lawsuit, which claimed that Citibank discriminated against African-Americans in its mortgage practices.

The settlement provided a payout for the lawyers, but only the equivalent of coupons to the 183 ordinary — non-named — African-American plaintiffs.

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  • DM Twin 2012/09/04 15:19:43
    DM Twin
    +1
    So Obutthole was a Schyster long beffore he perpitrated TREASON by fraudulently accepting the nomination to run for President KNOWING he was not born here??

    Not Surprised .
  • Mr. T 2012/09/04 14:39:17
    Mr. T
    +1
    Here "Bruddahs"...now you can shop at the company store.
  • Schläue~© 2012/09/04 14:38:16
    Schläue~©
    +2
    No kidding. Fill the pockets of the lawyers and get the named clients some cash.

    With a little Clintonesque legalese,. they can clam that the 186 'on average' received $700-$3,250 each when in reality, only three saw a dime.

    Notice that the others would have to apply and QUALIFY for a new first mortgage which they obviously cannot do after the banks went back to their PROVEN lending standards and weren't forced to hand out loans to those who could not afford them.
  • Scott 2012/09/04 14:33:46
    Scott
    +2
    Hey, those coupons are valuable! You can redeem them for 10% off of any Solyndra solar panel!
  • Mr. T Scott 2012/09/04 14:39:38
    Mr. T
    +1
    LMAO. Good one.

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