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George Soros Holds Secret Meeting, Makes 5-Year Plan - (Repubs had better keep an eye on him!)
NEWSMAX.COM ^ | APRIL 20, 2005 | CARL LIMBACHER

Posted on 04/22/2005 6:31:14 PM PDT by CHARLITE

A hush-hush meeting of 70 leftist fat cats heard billionaire George Soros lay out a five-year plan designed to build a network of think tanks, media outlets and training schools promoting Soros' brand of Marxism. Meeting in Scottsdale Ariz., last weekend, the assemblage of multi-millionaires, whose identities were kept secret by the meeting's organizers, planned to start the process of building an ideas production line for liberal politicians.

They wwant to begin what organizers hope will be a long dialogue with the "partners," many from the high-tech industry, a group that backed John Kerry in last year's presidential election. According to Hans Nichols, writing in Front Page Magazine, the participants have begun to refer to themselves as the Phoenix Group.

Soros warned the group that if they want to realize long-term political and ideological yields from an expected massive investment in "startup" progressive think tanks, they will have to be patient.

The meeting of venture capitalists, left-leaning moneymen and a select few D.C. political strategists was convened by Rob Stein, a former official of the Clinton Commerce Department.

He advised the participants on how to seed pro-Democratic think tanks, media outlets and leadership schools to compete with such established conservative institutions as the Heritage Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute and the Leadership Institute.

Nichols reports that senior Democratic National Committee (DNC) officials were quietly briefed about the meeting in recent weeks. He says that DNC Chairman Howard Dean, a friend of Stein's, was aware of it, but one senior DNC source said that otherwise the organizers "kept that list [of attendees] kind of tight."

Sarah Ingersoll, spokeswoman for Stein’s Democracy Alliance, which will act as a clearinghouse and is expected to channel much of its money to new organizations and existing ones such as John Podesta’s Center for American Progress and David Brock’s Media Matters for America, said it was "a very preliminary meeting of committed donors interested in building a community to support progressive infrastructure."

The money details are several weeks away, she said. "There aren’t dollar figures at this point," Ingersoll told The Hill newspaper. Soros, a Hungarian-born financier who donated more than $23 million to pro-Democratic 527 groups in the 2004 election cycle, gave the main presentation, said Ingersoll, who declined to name the other presenters.

"Primarily, we’re looking at making recommendations and thinking through with these donors on how they can form an alliance," she added. "This is about creating a network of individuals to share information to be effective in whatever they do going forward."

Among those present were former White House press secretary Mike McCurry and New Democrat Network president Simon Rosenberg.

One source at the DNC with direct knowledge of the agenda told The Hill that the Phoenix Group had three specific goals at the outset. To create:

Liberal think tanks

Training camps for young progressives (FYI, Democrats repackaged for the new millennium are call progressives)

Media centers


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"Training camps for young progressives."

Sounds like Soros has taken a page out of Bin Laden's Afghanistan "How To" booklets........and, am I being terribly politically incorrect here, if I suggest that George Soros be stripped of his U.S. citizenship, and expelled from our country? Is that too much to ask, after this man made his billions on the capitalist free enterprise system of the west, and is now using the proceeds to sink America into the true "quagmire" of never-ending communistic swamp living?

1 posted on 04/22/2005 6:31:16 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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To: CHARLITE
Mr. Soros, will you please comment on this Newsmax article?

Uhh....umm....uh.....um....um....uh................um....ummm....uhh......

2 posted on 04/22/2005 6:34:38 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: CHARLITE

What's with this weird old greek man. Why doesn't he just get a life?


3 posted on 04/22/2005 6:34:43 PM PDT by radicalliberty
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To: CHARLITE

Billionaires for Bolshevism


4 posted on 04/22/2005 6:35:45 PM PDT by Unam Sanctam
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To: MarMema

PING


5 posted on 04/22/2005 6:36:47 PM PDT by tertiary01 (How many highly paid "professionals" did it take to kill a powerless disabled dependent woman?)
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To: CHARLITE

Why hasn't his visa been revoked and his sorry a$$ kicked out of our country?


6 posted on 04/22/2005 6:38:15 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: CHARLITE
He's done all this already and "THEY LOST!
See you in 2008 Soros.
7 posted on 04/22/2005 6:41:52 PM PDT by MaxMax (GOD BLESS AMERICA)
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To: CHARLITE

In October 2004 Soros organized a meeting of five billionaires. One result was that the Dems had a lot more soft money in the last election than the Republicans.

http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/?041018fa_fact3

Peter B. Lewis was behind that meeting. He's not as well known as Soros but may be an even bigger troublemaker.


8 posted on 04/22/2005 6:42:22 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: CHARLITE

Soros may be a bigger problem than Bin Laden


9 posted on 04/22/2005 6:42:40 PM PDT by FMBass (“Now that I’m sober I watch a lot of news” – Garofalo: From “Treason” by Coulter)
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To: CHARLITE

Related thread on same 'think tank'

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1387597/posts
Soros says be patient


10 posted on 04/22/2005 6:47:04 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: CHARLITE

>>>Sounds like Soros has taken a page out of Bin Laden's Afghanistan "How To" booklets

Since Bin Laden had training in Moscow...I would say it was Bin Laden that had the page from the 'How To' book


11 posted on 04/22/2005 6:48:36 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Mamzelle; windchime; Certified Horticulturist; KylaStarr; Cindy; StillProud2BeFree; ...

More on the up and coming progressive think tank a la Soros.


12 posted on 04/22/2005 6:49:51 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: DLfromthedesert

Well, if his cash disappears, then the problem is gone. If he kicked out of the country, he can continue to fund this lunacy. Just as in war, destroying the logistics train is as important as defeating the enemy on the battlefield; without supplies, troop numbers are meaningless. Maybe we will get lucky and some hacker will send his assets to The American Enterprise Institute and several Right to Life organisations...


13 posted on 04/22/2005 6:50:17 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (I am sick of brownshirts in black robes)
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To: radicalliberty

Greek?


14 posted on 04/22/2005 6:52:28 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: tertiary01

Barf alert was missing...


15 posted on 04/22/2005 6:53:05 PM PDT by MarMema
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To: FMBass

Bin Laden is a crazy fanatic who happens to be a millionaire by reason of birth. Soros is a megalomaniac who is skilled at cut throat money making and thinks of himself as far superior to all people on the planet. He supports a one world government and no doubt sees himself as the leader. He is evil! But not to worry no matter what he does he can't live forever....after all he is very OLD. I think he is the perfect example of why God chooses to not let man live too long.


16 posted on 04/22/2005 6:53:50 PM PDT by pepperdog
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To: CHARLITE
Perhaps the CIA spooks could arrange a little "accident".
Oops! DU just went to red alert.
17 posted on 04/22/2005 6:55:30 PM PDT by labette
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To: CHARLITE

Soros is serious bad news. He is one of the most wretched, dangerous creatures on this earth. It seems like if you just follow the money on most anything that reeks, you'll find his name attached directly or indirectly.


18 posted on 04/22/2005 6:58:36 PM PDT by KJC1
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To: labette
"DU just went to red alert."

It might be time to use the white type. :)
19 posted on 04/22/2005 7:05:00 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (I am sick of brownshirts in black robes)
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To: CHARLITE
The Democrats, the party of the little guy. What would Franklin Roosevelt think of his party, which is now beholding to a secret cabal of millionaires and billionaires? After decades of listening to Democrats call Republicans the party of the rich, this is all quite amazing. Soros' group sounds like the Wall Street conspiracy the Soviet Union used to warn against.
20 posted on 04/22/2005 7:12:02 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: CHARLITE
"Training camps for young progressives."

Is it my imagination or does this sound a whole bunch like the Frankfurt School for DUmmies.

21 posted on 04/22/2005 7:17:48 PM PDT by Archon of the East ("universal executive power of the law of nature")
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To: Calpernia
"Greek?"

Secular Jewish Hungarian

22 posted on 04/22/2005 7:24:27 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I lost my car keys............so now I have to walk everywhere.......)
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To: Army Air Corps
It might be time to use the white type. :)

Use your mouse to highlight my post below.

GET OUT THE SECRET DECODER RING AND WATCH FOR MORE POSTS!

23 posted on 04/22/2005 7:24:35 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: CHARLITE

"He's quite mad, you know."

25 posted on 04/22/2005 7:30:54 PM PDT by JennysCool (Support bacteria - they're the only culture some people have.)
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To: Cicero
How about using the MorseCode as well?
26 posted on 04/22/2005 7:32:52 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (I am sick of brownshirts in black robes)
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To: radicalliberty

I think he's Hungarian...


28 posted on 04/22/2005 7:33:36 PM PDT by Guillermo (Vote for Pedro)
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To: CHARLITE

I think the better question about Soros is why he was meeting with Grover Norquist this Wednesday.


29 posted on 04/22/2005 7:35:04 PM PDT by Mr.Clark (From the darkness....I shall come)
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To: Guillermo

Yep, I googled. but if this "Grover Norquist this Wednesday." is true it would be more troubling.


30 posted on 04/22/2005 7:38:51 PM PDT by radicalliberty
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To: radicalliberty; Mr.Clark

Grover Norquist is no friend to this country.

At best, he is an Islamist sympathizer.


31 posted on 04/22/2005 7:40:52 PM PDT by Guillermo (Vote for Pedro)
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To: Cicero
Fire away, pardner. Cowboy just went high tech. This is a lot better than how you had to write invisible notes before!

Behold the wonders of HTML. I knew it would come to me.

What is this business with Soros and Norquist?

32 posted on 04/22/2005 7:43:41 PM PDT by AZ_Cowboy ("Be ever vigilant, for you know not when the master is coming")
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To: CHARLITE
"Meeting in Scottsdale Ariz., ......the assemblage of multi-millionaires, ........, planned to start the process of building an ideas production line for liberal politicians. "

So how long before the liberals come up with their first idea?

33 posted on 04/22/2005 7:48:05 PM PDT by cookcounty ("We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the Courts" ---Abe Lincoln, 1858.)
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To: CHARLITE

Hungry is in Greece??


34 posted on 04/22/2005 7:51:23 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Cicero

That was cute!


35 posted on 04/22/2005 7:51:55 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: CHARLITE
Meeting in Scottsdale Ariz., last weekend, the assemblage of multi-millionaires, whose identities were kept secret by the meeting's organizers, planned to start the process of building an ideas production line for liberal politicians.

I think the reference to "recent weeks" is more accurate than "last weekend". Esther Dyson's PC Forum 2005 met in Scottsdale March 22-23 and all the boys would have been there--at least all the boys who are into high tech or investing in high tech via venture capital...

The thing is that all these brilliant guys in business have no, zip, zero, nada new ideas politically. They are mired in the years of Clintonian crony capitalism for them balanced out by socialist slavery for the "ordinary" people. Too bad for them that communism is an old, out-dated, disproven, worn out mythology that no longer carries "magic"--at least in this country.

36 posted on 04/22/2005 8:09:49 PM PDT by Sal
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To: CHARLITE

What is up with communists and their 5 year plans?


37 posted on 04/22/2005 8:14:01 PM PDT by bahblahbah
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To: Calpernia
Since Bin Laden had training in Moscow...

Really? I haven't heard this one... but am not quite surprised.

Training (read "indoctrinating") camps for youth... well, the idea and the practice are way older then Bin Laden's Afghan bases. There were plenty of them in the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Russia.

38 posted on 04/22/2005 8:58:37 PM PDT by Neophyte (Nazists, Communists, Islamists... what the heck is the difference?)
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To: Neophyte

Bin Laden, Arafat and Zarqawi had training in Moscow. I don't know who else.

You are right and that was my point which I didn't make very clear.

Someone posted (suggested as a thought) that Soros was following the Al Qaeda model. My point was, it was the other way around.


39 posted on 04/22/2005 9:02:22 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: pepperdog
...who happens to be a millionaire by reason of birth.

Actually he was born in very humble circumstances... which doesn't change anything. So, he is a self-made villain, so what? It doesn't make him less evil.

40 posted on 04/22/2005 9:02:55 PM PDT by Neophyte (Nazists, Communists, Islamists... what the heck is the difference?)
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To: Neophyte

Oups! My previous post was about Soros, not Bin Laden. My apologies!


41 posted on 04/22/2005 9:10:51 PM PDT by Neophyte (Nazists, Communists, Islamists... what the heck is the difference?)
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To: CHARLITE

what is the deal with communist totalitarians and their love of five-year-plans???


42 posted on 04/22/2005 9:16:07 PM PDT by King Prout (blast and char it among fetid buzzard guts!)
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To: RKBA Democrat

hey, pal: our mutual enemy, Sore-ass, is stirring.


43 posted on 04/22/2005 9:17:41 PM PDT by King Prout (blast and char it among fetid buzzard guts!)
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To: King Prout
"what is the deal with communist totalitarians and their love of five-year-plans???

You're RIGHT! I hadn't thought of that. Nice observation.

Thanks, King Prout! Excellent addition to the discussion!

Char :)

44 posted on 04/22/2005 9:34:01 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I lost my car keys............so now I have to walk everywhere.......)
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To: bahblahbah
Maybe the Communist, The liberals, the Democrats, and Soros are deviously planning a " coup d'etat " of the US government.
In that case, if they are secretly planning some kind of coup of the US government, I sure hope the C.I.A./N.S.A/F.B.I/ and home land security is investigating and keeping a eye out on SOROS and Company and his cohorts.
45 posted on 04/22/2005 9:52:59 PM PDT by Prophet in the wilderness (PSALM 53 : 1 The ( FOOL ) hath said in his heart , There is no GOD .)
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To: CHARLITE

lol He lost millions and hes going to teach other how to do the same or is he scaming them to get his money back?


46 posted on 04/22/2005 9:56:05 PM PDT by KingNo155
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To: CHARLITE
in fact this is good news. it demonstrates that the brain impaired liberals are reduced to the point where a very few individuals must support their cause. all they have left are those who are uneducated in the communist controlled schools and super rich neurotics.

the contradiction that kills them is their (liberals) professed hatred of wealth, and the uneducated idiot realizing that the hated wealth bearers are in fact the financiers of the cause they were "taught" to support.

all the super rich can put all of their assets on the line, but they will still fall short of the nickles and dimes that the mass of the population contribute to their causes.

the wealthy only move history in small ways for very limited periods of time. the mass movement of individuals, neither rich nor poor is what moves events.

there are no contradictions in nature, and even the dumbest and dimmest eventually comes to this realization.
47 posted on 04/22/2005 10:16:53 PM PDT by mmercier
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To: CHARLITE; All

It gets worse:


http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1389300/posts


48 posted on 04/22/2005 10:39:07 PM PDT by CyberAnt (President Bush: "America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth")
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To: Neophyte
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/binladen/who/bio.html

I don't think he is self-made unless he was disinherited by his father. See the above site which purports to be his biography. I realize it is pbs and suspect because of that, but I've seen and heard many times that OBL's father was a wealthy man. You are right, it really doesn't make any difference, he is an evil person.
49 posted on 04/23/2005 6:24:42 AM PDT by pepperdog
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To: pepperdog

Oops, I should have read your next post.


50 posted on 04/23/2005 6:25:57 AM PDT by pepperdog
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