Magnate Steps Into 2012 Fray on Wild Pitch

New York Tim

Joe Ricketts is a registered independent, a fiscal conservative, and an outspoken critic of the Obama Administration, but he is neither the author nor the funder of the so-called “Ricketts Plan” to defeat Mr. Obama that The New Brian Baker, president of the Ending Spending Action Fund, has released the following statement on behalf of […]

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Joe Ricketts, a wealthy donor, getting attention in presidential contest

Washington P

It is described here: The plan, which is awaiting approval, calls for running commercials linking Mr. Obama to incendiary comments by his former spiritual adviser, the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., whose race-related sermons Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Reports of a plan to air attack ads against President Obama by rehashing ties to his former […]

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Joe Ricketts, a wealthy donor, getting attention in presidential contest

Washington P

Joe Ricketts is the founder of TD Ameritrade. He's really rich, and he really dislikes Barack Obama. He's working with longtime GOP operative Fred Davis on a way to spend $10 million venting that anti-Obama rage with a series of racial attacks on Obama Joe Ricketts is a registered independent, a fiscal conservative, and an […]

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