Obama at Area, Clinton at Abbey

Areacamara2600It will be competing fund-raisers at competing nightspots on Aug. 9, following the HRC/Logo presidential debate on gay issues.

The campaigns of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have each set West Hollywood shindigs, with Obama at Area Nightclub on La Cienega, right, and Clinton just a couple of miles away at the Abbey on Robertson, below.

Each campaign is taking the opportunity to tap younger donors and the gay community.

Obama’s event, which starts at 7:30 p.m., costs $250-per-person, with co-hosts pledging to raise at least $5,000, according to an organizer and e-mails that have started circulating this week.

Abbey2Clinton’s event, reported here earlier, is actually a viewing party, with the candidate expected later in the evening. It starts at 6 p.m., with a $50-per-person for general admission and $1,000-per-person for a VIP reception.

For those who keep track of the nightclub scene, the Clinton event is hosted by David Cooley and Brent Bolthouse. The host committee is not yet set for the Obama event, but interestingly enough Area is from Bolthouse Productions. Not that it matters: Because of finance laws, campaigns have to either pay for a venue or consider it an in-kind contribution.

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  1. Steven Jacobs says:

    You should also note that Senator Edwards will be hosting an HRC/LOGO Forum Viewing Party that same night at Republic, directly across the street from Area. Unlike the other two events, $15 dollars will get you in to meet the former Senator from North Carolina.

  2. Steven Jacobs says:

    You should also note that Senator Edwards will be hosting an HRC/LOGO Forum Viewing Party that same night at Republic, directly across the street from Area. Unlike the other two events, $15 dollars will get you in to meet the former Senator from North Carolina.

  3. Alfram Okakafur says:

    If anyone hears of Oprah’s guests for her Obama fundraiser post the names on one of the Imus websites, and keep posting them as they come up. Oprah has made a fortune pandering to the rappers, actors, writers, producers and comics who use “Ho”, the “N” word, pimp, pimp slap, violence, murder, bitches, etc. in their movies, albums, comedy tours, and any other media, including tagging. Going through a recent list of guests and “Oprah friends” from her shows we estimate that there may be as many as 233,000 references (so far) to these words her guests and “Oprah friends” have uttered publicly (In their global distribution of movies, videos, video games, albums, concerts and tours, MTV, TV, Radio, magazine articles, books, poems, speeches). Imus made an innocent mistake based on the main streaming of these words by the late (murdered) Pac and B.I.G, two paragons of chivalry. Two dead patsys, used by the man to make him richer and stronger. She blamed Imus for this language, but she, not Imus, fostered this. Imus is innocent, and he just repeated TWO WORDS that she has tolerated for 25 years. She is beholden to Murdoch and his fellow media titan, John C. Malone, CATO Institute Board members and owners of these pipelines of death and degradation, along with that Jug eared old fool from Texas and his AT&T death ray from space (Dish Network) that distribute this pain and hatred, this hopelessness to the poor discriminated against black kids in our inner cities and the honky offspring of the “New Middle Class” that drink up this rap and its race hatred in their white suburbs with their manicured lawns and their trendy gentrified whites only urban neighborhoods. The exploitative media Ofay include Geffin, Jobs, Sumner Redstone, Eisner, Jeff Immelt, and that silly bastard from Virgin records (whatever his name is) all the way down to Puff Daddy Cooms and Snoop Doggy Dog, a name only his mama can adore. It includes Russell Simmons, the Elmer Fudd ring master of exploiting urban horror and female degradation. They all made billions off the suffering of kids from our American cities. Once we get the stats compiled, fact checked and verified we are getting donations and taking full page ads in the New York Times, The WSJ and Variety asking Oprah and Obama to explain the presence of these guests at “Oprahstock” and their numberless utterances of rap coda. The ads will run on the day of “Oprahstock”. Why did she invite this long list of perpetrators of rap language? Is money that important? Oprah won’t sway the Obama vote. Blacks and women are voting for Clinton. They know, and I know, its all about the BenjaOprahs. Just post the names of potential attendees. Please.

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