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The Shadow Party: FrontPage Interviews Co-Author Richard Poe
FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | August 29, 2006 | Jamie Glazov

Posted on 08/29/2006 3:12:51 PM PDT by Richard Poe

A new book by David Horowitz and Richard Poe has enraged the Left and alarmed many conservatives. It exposes the machinations of a radical clique working at the highest levels of government and finance to undermine American power. That book is The Shadow Party: How George Soros, Hillary Clinton and Sixties Radicals Seized Control of the Democratic Party. It hit the New York Times bestseller list in its first week in print.

Here to tell us about The Shadow Partyis co-author Richard Poe, our esteemed colleague at the David Horowitz Freedom Center, where he serves as director of research. Mr. Poe has written a number of bestselling books. His last two releases were Hillary's Secret War and The Seven Myths of Gun Control.

FP: Richard Poe, welcome to Frontpage Interview.

Poe: Thank you, Jamie.

FP: So what exactly is the Shadow Party?

Poe: The Shadow Party is the real power driving the Democrat machine. It is a network of radicals dedicated to transforming our constitutional republic into a socialist hive.

The leader of these radicals is multibillionaire George Soros. He has essentially privatized the Democratic Party, bringing it under his personal control. The Shadow Party is the instrument through which he exerts that control.

FP: How does it work?

Poe: It works by siphoning off hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign contributions that would have gone to the Democratic Party in normal times, and putting those contributions at the personal disposal of Mr. Soros. He then uses that money to buy influence and loyalty where he sees fit.

In 2003, Soros set up a network of privately-owned groups which acts as a shadow or mirror image of the Party. It performs all the functions we would normally expect the real Democratic Party to perform, such as shaping the Party platform, fielding candidates, running campaigns, and so forth. However, it performs these functions under the private supervision of Mr. Soros and his associates.

The Shadow Party derives its power from its ability to raise huge sums of money. By controlling the Democrat pursestrings, the Shadow Party can make or break any Democrat candidate by deciding whether or not to fund him.

During the 2004 election cycle, the Shadow Party raised more than $300 million for Democrat candidates, prompting one of its operatives, MoveOn PAC director Eli Pariser, to declare, “Now it’s our party. We bought it, we own it…”

FP: Everyone knows that Soros has poured money into MoveOn. Can you name some other Shadow Party groups?

Poe: The Shadow Party is always changing. New groups form and old ones dissolve. For instance, America Coming Together -- which raised $135 million for Democrat get-out-the-vote drives in 2004 – has been mothballed, at least for now. The most active Shadow Party groups today are probably the Center for American Progress, America Votes, Democracy Alliance, the New Democrat Network, the New Politics Institute, ACORN and, of course, MoveOn.org.

FP: How does Soros use his influence over the Party?

Poe: He uses it to push the Party leftward. He is systematically purging the Party of moderates and packing it with radicals. For instance, the Shadow Party ousted Senator Joseph Lieberman in favor of Ned Lamont, because Lieberman refused to support a “cut-and-run” policy in Iraq.

FP: Isn’t that just politics as usual, though – wealthy fat cats funding their favorite candidates?

Poe: Funding ordinary candidates, be they Democrats or Republicans, would be politics as usual. Funding radical candidates who seek America’s destruction is not. Money is a tool. It can be used for good or evil. The Shadow Party is using it for evil.

FP: Does the Shadow Party really seek to destroy America?

Judge for yourself. In his new book The Age of Fallibility, Soros writes, “The main obstacle to a stable and just world order is the United States.” He announced in 2003 that it is necessary to “puncture the bubble of American supremacy.” Soros is working systematically to achieve that goal.

On the economic front, he is shorting the dollar in global currency markets, trying to force a devaluation. At the same time, Soros is orchestrating a nationwide movement to encourage mass immigration into the United States, and to mandate the provision of free social services to illegal immigrants. These measures alone have the potential to bankrupt the nation. However, if they fail, Soros has another program that will certainly finish the job. A long-time Soros operative named Jeffrey Sachs has been placed in charge of the United Nations Millennium Project – a global war on poverty designed to transfer wealth from rich countries to poor ones. Sachs is currently demanding that American taxpayers turn over $140 billion per year to his global welfare bureaucracy.

On the political front, Soros has poured massive funding into such groups as the ACLU, which uses lawsuits to hamstring the War on Terror. Soros also funds Amnesty International, whose US executive director has called for the arrest of President Bush as a war criminal. Another Soros-funded group, The Center for Constitutional Rights, has drawn up detailed articles of impeachment against the President.

FP: Why don’t more Americans know that Soros is pushing these destructive policies?

Poe: The Shadow Party operates through deception. It uses the Democratic Party as camouflage. By posing as ordinary Democrats, Shadow Party candidates trick mainstream voters into supporting them. Their true agenda remains concealed. As Soros writes in The Age of Fallibility, “[T]he Democratic Party does not stand for the policies that I advocate; indeed, if it did, it could not be elected.”

The fact is, Soros aspires to establish a neo-socialist order in America. In the Atlantic Monthly of February 1997, he wrote, “The main enemy of the open society, I believe, is no longer the communist but the capitalist threat.”

FP: Tell me about Soros’ efforts to rewrite the U.S. Constitution.

Poe: Mr. Soros advocates deep structural change in our system of government. In April 2005, Yale Law School hosted an event called, “The Constitution in 2020”, whose stated goal was to formulate “a progressive vision of what the Constitution ought to be.” Of the event’s five institutional sponsors, one was Soros’ flagship foundation The Open Society Institute, and two others were Soros-funded Shadow Party groups; the Center for American Progress and the American Constitution Society. We nicknamed that event the Shadow Constitutional Convention.

FP: What parts of our Constitution does Soros want to change?

Poe: He appears to have a special animus against the Bill of Rights. Take freedom of worship, for instance. Soros seems to favor some sort of religious apartheid, with fundamentalist Christians banished to a socio-political Bantustan. For example, in a New Yorker interview of October 18, 2004, he said of President Bush, “The separation of church and state, the bedrock of our democracy, is clearly undermined by having a born-again President.”

Then there’s the Second Amendment. Soros has provided massive funding to anti-gun groups and anti-gun litigators. The unprecedented assault on gun rights during the 1990s was largely bankrolled by Soros.

FP: You and David Horowitz have also accused Soros of promoting political censorship in America.

Poe: Most Americans do not realize that the McCain-Feingold Act of 2002 was a Trojan Horse. Its stated purpose was to reform campaign finance law. Its actual effect is to regulate political speech. McCain-Feingold Act was a Shadow Party initiative. Soros and a group of leftwing foundations spent over $140 million to get it passed.

Here’s how it works. McCain-Feingold authorizes federal election officials to decide who may or may not run political advertisements during election season, and what sorts of ads they may run. In September 2004, a federal judge expanded McCain-Feingold’s reach by ordering the FEC to begin censoring the Internet. Blogger outrage forced the FEC to back down, but McCain-Feingold remains on the books. Sooner or later, it will be enforced, to the full extent its creators envisioned. We can thank Mr. Soros for these developments.

FP: Of course, we can also thank Republican Senator John McCain, who co-sponsored the bill.

Poe: Yes, but McCain has a long history of collusion with the Shadow Party.

During the 2000 presidential campaign, Soros sponsored two so-called “Shadow Conventions,” held at the same time and in the same cities as the Republican and Democratic Conventions, in Philadelphia and Los Angeles respectively. Their purpose was to promote campaign finance reform. John McCain gave the keynote speech at the Philadelphia “Soros Convention” (as columnist Robert Novak dubbed it), while Russ Feingold did so at the LA event.

McCain’s service to the Shadow Party brought him financial benefits. In 2001, McCain founded the Reform Institute for Campaign and Election Issues. The Institute’s major funders were mostly leftwing foundations. Prominent among them was George Soros’ Open Society Institute.

FP: It seems ironic that Soros spent ten years lobbying for campaign finance reform, only to emerge as one of the biggest influence buyers in Washington.

Poe: As I said, the McCain-Feingold Act was a Trojan Horse. It made the Shadow Party possible. Among other things, it forced the Democratic Party into a financial crisis, enabling Soros to swoop in and buy up the Party at a bargain-basement price.

Democrats have traditionally relied on large, soft-money donations from unions, while Republicans relied more on small, “hard-money” donations from mom-and-pop donors. When McCain-Feingold outlawed soft-money donations to the parties, Republicans were not unduly hampered, but Democrats flew into a panic. They faced the real possibility of bankruptcy.

Enter George Soros. After forcing the Democrats into a fiscal crisis, he then offered to rescue them. He set up a network of non-profit, “issue-advocacy” groups – the Shadow Party – and invited all the big Democrat donors to contribute to his network. Thus they could still contribute to the Democrat cause, but without giving directly to the Party. The Party became dependent on Soros to raise campaign contributions which the law now forbade the Party itself to raise.

FP: You and David Horowitz charge that Hillary Clinton has a secret alliance with Soros.

Poe: That’s right. They have to keep their alliance secret because any political coordination between them would violate federal election law. Soros’s Shadow Party is barred by law from coordinating its activities with official Democratic Party candidates, such as Hillary.

It’s a poorly-kept secret, however. At the annual Take Back America conference on June 3, 2004, Hillary gave Soros a glowing introduction, saying, “We need people like George Soros, who is fearless, and willing to step up when it counts.” More importantly, her right hand man, Harold Ickes – who served the Clinton White House as deputy chief of staff – now serves Soros as de facto CEO of the Shadow Party. Ickes plays a significant role in running Hillary’s political machine and Soros’ Shadow Party simultaneously. This is arguably illegal, but no controlling authority seems willing to intervene.

The institutional manifestation of the Hillary-Soros axis is a group called the Center for American Progress, whose president John Podesta formerly served as chief of staff to the Clinton White House. Hillary has no official connection to the Center. However, her dominance of the organization seems to be something of an open secret among leftists. One insider told a UPI reporter that the Center is “the official Hillary Clinton think tank.” Robert Dreyfuss of The Nation wrote of the Center, “It’s not completely wrong to see it as a shadow government, a kind of Clinton White House-in-exile – or a White House staff in readiness for President Hillary Clinton.” The Center for American Progress received its start-up funding from Soros and was, in fact, Soros’ brainchild.

FP: You and Mr. Horowitz have said that the Shadow Party purged Joseph Lieberman, in retaliation for his pro-war stance. How do you square that with the fact that Hillary supported Lieberman?

Poe: Hillary supported Lieberman only with lip service. She was just hedging her bets. What mattered was her announcement that she would support whomever won, be it Lieberman or Lamont. Please note that, within 24 hours of Lamont's victory over Lieberman, HILLPAC became the first Democrat political action committee to pledge money to Lamont’s campaign. With friends like that, Lieberman doesn’t need enemies.

FP: Some conservatives welcome Soros’ intervention. They say that the farther left he pushes the Democrats, the fewer people will vote Democrat.

Poe: It would certainly be nice if we could just sit back and wait for the Shadow Party to fizzle out of its own accord. Given what is at stake, however, I think a more energetic approach is in order.

In my view, the farther left Soros pushes the Democrats, the more dangerous they grow. The Party is becoming more cult-like and fanatical by the day. History teaches that a fanatical minority can prevail over a moderate majority. The Bolsheviks proved that in 1917. Before our eyes, the Democratic Party is transforming into a totalitarian cult, bent on seizing power by any means necessary. This is a time for vigilance, not complacency.

FP: Are we talking Red Guards in the streets? That’s a little hard to imagine.

Poe: Actually, the Shadow Party funds a number of groups which specialize in street action. Last March, about half a million protesters brought Los Angeles to a standstill, calling for open borders and free immigration. Some burned American flags and fought with police. Similar protests occurred simultaneously in many cities. The whole extravaganza was a Shadow Party operation. Virtually every sponsor was a Soros-funded group – at least eight organizations – including ACORN, La Raza, MALDEF and others. One of the organizers, the Center for Community Change, has received $5.2 million from Soros’s Open Society Institute.

FP: What is their plan? How does the Shadow Party intend to take power in America?

Poe: They appear to be pursuing a three-phase plan. The first two phases are based upon the successful strategy which the left used to force regime change in America during the late ‘60s and early ‘70s.

Phase One is to impeach President Bush for allegedly deceiving the nation into war. We call this phase Watergate II.

Phase Two is to force a U.S. withdrawal from Iraq and to cut off aid to the Iraqi Republic, just as Democrats cut off aid to South Vietnam after Nixon resigned. We call this phase Vietnam II.

Phase Three is velvet revolution. This is a term used in Eastern Europe to describe the sort of bloodless coup for which Soros is well-known in that part of the world. He has used these methods to topple regimes in many countries, such as Yugoslavia, Ukraine and the Republic of Georgia.

Soros’ velvet revolutions always follow the same pattern. The rebels wait for an election, then precipitate a crisis by charging voter fraud.

We believe the Shadow Party may attempt something similar in the USA. If they fail to win legitimately in 2008, they will likely cry voter fraud, fomenting an electoral crisis similar to the Bush-Gore deadlock of 2000.

We must expect, however, that the left has learned a few lessons since 2000. It seems doubtful that they will stake their revolution on a decision of John Roberts’ Supreme Court. More likely, they will press for international arbitration this time, possibly under the auspices of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. This group actually monitored our elections in 2004. Its relations with Soros – and with the Democratic Party – are extremely cordial, to say the least.

In normal times, Americans would never accept foreign arbitration of an election, but a destabilized America, demoralized by military defeat, discouraged by the fall of a president, and alarmed by orchestrated unrest in the streets, might just go along with any plan that promised to restore order.

The 2004 election almost seemed like a dress rehearsal for such a maneuver, given the raucous demand by some Congressional Democrats for UN election monitors, and the so-called Boxer Rebellion, in which Senate Democrats challenged Bush’s electoral vote count.

FP: Will Hillary be the Shadow Party candidate?

Poe: That is likely, but not inevitable. Even a “velvet” candidate needs the illusion of mass support. That could prove difficult for Hillary to conjure up. Even so, Hillary can only benefit from these machinations. If the Democrats win, we can rest assured that Soros and Hillary will be pulling the strings behind the scenes, no matter which figurehead they choose to sit on the throne.

FP: How can we fight these kinds of radical tactics?

Poe: In the short time left before 2008, we need to learn everything we can about the Shadow Party and open the eyes of as many Americans as possible to its plans.

FP: Richard Poe thank you for joining us.

Poe: My pleasure.

Jamie Glazov is Frontpage Magazine's managing editor.


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Please let me know if you want ON or OFF of my Hillary ping list.

1 posted on 08/29/2006 3:12:53 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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2 posted on 08/29/2006 3:15:29 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: Richard Poe

Great Job. I gotta get the book.


3 posted on 08/29/2006 3:24:41 PM PDT by b4its2late (There are 3 kinds of people: those who can count & those who can't.)
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To: Richard Poe

Thanks for the ping. Great interview for a must read!


4 posted on 08/29/2006 3:24:43 PM PDT by Obadiah
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To: Richard Poe
I'd say Mr. Poe is half way there. I hope he will look into the reason the Republican leadership supports policies that none of it's constituents do (open borders,big government,the export of American Industry. Maybe Soros and the Republican puppet masters are on the same page. CFR anyone?
5 posted on 08/29/2006 3:25:19 PM PDT by nitzy (Every man needs a credo)
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To: Richard Poe

If Soros has McCain in his pocket he has both tickets covered in 2008.


6 posted on 08/29/2006 3:27:20 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (Anything a politician gives you he has first stolen from you)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

McCain would become the true "Manchurian Candidate".


7 posted on 08/29/2006 3:28:29 PM PDT by headstamp (Nothing lasts forever, Unless it does.)
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To: Cindy; Calpernia; JustPiper

I think you might like this.


8 posted on 08/29/2006 3:28:58 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Richard Poe
Soros is but one visible arm of the globalist effort to destroy America with the goal of transferring its power to the UN. Just as powerful and destructive is the the Pew/Jones/Rockefeller/Maurice Strong NGO cabal, the international banking-on-Kyoto scam, the Russian oligarchs (oiligarchs?), the Chinese...

It's a feeding frenzy. They each have their means.

9 posted on 08/29/2006 3:29:16 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (There are people in power who are truly evil.)
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To: little jeremiah

I do.
Very informative.
Thank you also for the ping little jeremiah.


10 posted on 08/29/2006 3:35:43 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: nitzy; Quix

FYI.


11 posted on 08/29/2006 3:36:08 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Richard Poe; Bahbah; Howlin; MinuteGal; ohioWfan; onyx

A MUST read and pass it on.


12 posted on 08/29/2006 3:40:38 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: b4its2late
Great Job. I gotta get the book.

Thank you!

13 posted on 08/29/2006 3:41:32 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: Cindy

I am very busy - getting ready to move, so I haven't read the whole thing. It's scarey as he!!, and I think I'll get the book.


14 posted on 08/29/2006 3:42:23 PM PDT by little jeremiah
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To: Obadiah
Thanks for the ping.

You're welcome!

15 posted on 08/29/2006 3:42:36 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: little jeremiah

Good luck on your move.
May it be swift and non-eventful.

I'm sure this is another excellent
book by Mr. Poe.

Get it.


16 posted on 08/29/2006 3:44:07 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: little jeremiah
I think I'll get the book.

Thank you!

17 posted on 08/29/2006 3:44:07 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: Cindy
I'm sure this is another excellent book by Mr. Poe.

Thank you!

18 posted on 08/29/2006 3:46:19 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: Richard Poe

I am definitely going to get the book...thank you!


19 posted on 08/29/2006 3:48:16 PM PDT by Txsleuth (,((((((((ISRAEL))))))))) Steve and Olaf have been released...pray for the release of the Israelis..)
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To: Txsleuth
I am definitely going to get the book...thank you!

Thank you!

20 posted on 08/29/2006 3:50:14 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: Richard Poe

Excellent interview. I'm going to get the book.


21 posted on 08/29/2006 3:54:45 PM PDT by Tribune7
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To: Temple Owl

ping


22 posted on 08/29/2006 3:54:57 PM PDT by Tribune7
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To: Richard Poe

I'm thunderstruck.


23 posted on 08/29/2006 3:56:08 PM PDT by processing please hold (If you can't stand behind our military, stand in front of them.)
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To: Richard Poe

What I want to know is who Soros ultimately works for? Who's pulling his strings? Doesn't he have a pretty shady past?


24 posted on 08/29/2006 3:58:33 PM PDT by dljordan
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To: Richard Poe
My husband is out trying to find this book right now. What a scary thing this is, and the real fear I have is that the average American won't even know what is hitting him. Soros is a Communist pure and simple, as are many in the leadership of the so called democrats today, including Hillary (and Bill). I have known this for a long time, but convincing others is not easy. Great job Richard Poe!
25 posted on 08/29/2006 4:00:35 PM PDT by ladyinred (Leftists, the enemy within.)
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To: dljordan
What I want to know is who Soros ultimately works for?

I suppose that would be the globalist financial elites.

Doesn't he have a pretty shady past?

Well, he was convicted for insider trading in French court, in connection with the Société Generale privatization scandal. In my opinion, that's not the shadiest thing he's done, but it's probably the shadiest thing he's been caught for.

26 posted on 08/29/2006 4:04:01 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Soros is the antichrist. Just wait and see. He will move the UN to the ME, make Judeo/Christian religions illegal, all controlled drugs legal etc. Maybe he has a friend in Imanutjob in Iran. I forsee great challenges for this country of ours on the horizon. We must get the word out. Make sure you check out what he did to Europe's economy. He's trying to do the same thing here. The guy is pure evil.
27 posted on 08/29/2006 4:05:52 PM PDT by flynmudd (Proud Navy Mom to OSSR Richard T. Blalock-USS Ramage)
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To: Richard Poe
Lucianne.com had a good thread this morning about this interview. Go here.
28 posted on 08/29/2006 4:11:36 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: ladyinred
Great job Richard Poe!

You are too kind. :-D

29 posted on 08/29/2006 4:15:02 PM PDT by Richard Poe
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To: Richard Poe

Great interview!


30 posted on 08/29/2006 4:20:36 PM PDT by Gritty (If you can't question their patriotism when they want to lose a war, when can you? - Mark Steyn)
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To: Richard Poe

BTT and best of luck to your book.


31 posted on 08/29/2006 4:22:45 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Richard Poe

Good job. I'll have to get the book now. I hope it digs deep into the complexities of the situation, and identifies more of the players and their organizations. I also hope time will prove you wrong, but I doubt it.


32 posted on 08/29/2006 4:24:20 PM PDT by BykrBayb ("We will not be silent. We are your bad conscience. The White Rose will give you no rest." )
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He will move the UN to the ME, make Judeo/Christian religions illegal, all controlled drugs legal etc. Maybe he has a friend in Imanutjob in Iran.

Um, Mr. Soros IS of Jewish origin. The only guy who has ever beaten him in currency speculation so far has been Mohammed Malathir in Malaysia, so I doubt he's such a friend of Islam either. Malathir cost him a cool $1.2 billion, simply by limiting the speed with which Soros could trade currency contracts. It did little to inhibit actual trade, but oh how the globalists did howl! I wish I still could get into The Economist, but they published a very interesting series of (pro-globalist) commentaries on the subject.

33 posted on 08/29/2006 4:25:12 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (There are people in power who are truly evil.)
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To: Richard Poe

Bookmarked...


34 posted on 08/29/2006 4:31:55 PM PDT by SeaBiscuit (God Bless America and All who protect and preserve this Great Nation.)
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To: little jeremiah

thanks will check it out.


35 posted on 08/29/2006 4:38:14 PM PDT by Quix (LET GOD ARISE AND HIS ENEMIES BE SCATTERED. LET ISRAEL CALL ON GOD AS THEIRS! & ISLAM FLUSH ITSELF)
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To: Carry_Okie

Does he practice judisim or just have a Jewish background?


36 posted on 08/29/2006 4:40:03 PM PDT by flynmudd (Proud Navy Mom to OSSR Richard T. Blalock-USS Ramage)
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To: Richard Poe

Thanks for the heads up.

I just went to Amazon and bought 3 copies of this book and 3 copies of Unholy Alliance: Radical Islam and the American Left.

Sent a set to a liberal friend, a set to a liberal relative, and a set to me and my husband.


37 posted on 08/29/2006 4:42:03 PM PDT by patriciaruth (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1562436/posts)
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To: Richard Poe; sweetliberty; Travelgirl; Mo1

Thank you so very much for the ping! Very revealing!


38 posted on 08/29/2006 4:42:31 PM PDT by Budge (<>< Sit Nomen Domini benedictum. <><)
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To: Richard Poe
Another name George Soros hides behind besides moveon.org,

CodePink, ANSWER etc., is 'THUNDER ROAD GROUP'.


If you 'google' it you'll find several references to it

hidden among a load of rock groups including Bruce

Springsteen's backup group.
39 posted on 08/29/2006 4:44:15 PM PDT by AmeriBrit ( What happened to 'Able Danger'? and which Clinton has all the missing FBI files?)
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To: Carry_Okie; flynmudd

Some of the most dedicated communists have had Jewish backgrounds.
I suspect some of the most dedicated communists also had Christian backgrounds.
Point is, they abjure religion when they embrace communism. Any pretense that they are still believers is just purposeful deception.


40 posted on 08/29/2006 4:49:01 PM PDT by patriciaruth (http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1562436/posts)
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To: hoosiermama


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thanks for the ping.


41 posted on 08/29/2006 4:49:20 PM PDT by onyx (1 Billion Muslims -- "if" 10% are fundamentalists, that's still 100 Million who want to kill us.)
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To: flynmudd
Does he practice judisim or just have a Jewish background?

I believe it's the latter, similar to the Russian oligarchs.

Unfortunately, Torah-observant Jews end up taking the hit for these thugs, the same way Republicans get blamed for the machinations of corporate RINOs.

42 posted on 08/29/2006 4:56:29 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (There are people in power who are truly evil.)
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To: Richard Poe; All

GREAT INTERVIEW.

THANKS TONS.

Am printing off multiple copies for some of my still sane liberal friends and others to share with their's.

Well done.

God's best to you and yours.


43 posted on 08/29/2006 5:03:18 PM PDT by Quix (LET GOD ARISE AND HIS ENEMIES BE SCATTERED. LET ISRAEL CALL ON GOD AS THEIRS! & ISLAM FLUSH ITSELF)
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To: onyx

I finished this yesterday. Excellent, frightening read.


44 posted on 08/29/2006 5:06:08 PM PDT by ClaireSolt (.)
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To: patriciaruth
Some of the most dedicated communists have had Jewish backgrounds.

Even Karl Marx had some Jewish ethnicity, but Rosa Luxemburg led the pack that prompted the NAZI German anti-semitic backlash, the Spartakusbund.

I suspect some of the most dedicated communists also had Christian backgrounds.

As a percentage and from what I can tell, Jews are over-represented among prominent communists, just as they are among Nobel laureates. Look at the ACLU.

Point is, they abjure religion when they embrace communism. Any pretense that they are still believers is just purposeful deception.

Agreed. I try to make certain that there is a distinction between ethnicity and religion when I write on the topic. Still, it's laying out my neck when it comes to charges of anti-semitism, however bogus.

Baruch hashem; u v'aruch Yisrael, leeyot l'goyim, u v'arur make r'ehu basater, I think.

45 posted on 08/29/2006 5:10:31 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (There are people in power who are truly evil.)
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To: Richard Poe

I heard Quinn and Rose (War Room) talk about this book Monday morning. Can't wait to read it.


46 posted on 08/29/2006 5:10:56 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: ClaireSolt


Thanks for telling me, Claire. I am so beat tonight, I just can't think of anything but sleep.


47 posted on 08/29/2006 5:15:21 PM PDT by onyx (1 Billion Muslims -- "if" 10% are fundamentalists, that's still 100 Million who want to kill us.)
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To: Richard Poe
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48 posted on 08/29/2006 5:16:53 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist )
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To: Richard Poe

Hi, Richard. I've got the book being shipped to me from Human Events and I'm anxious to read it and share it with friends.


49 posted on 08/29/2006 5:20:43 PM PDT by Peach (The Clintons pardoned more terrorists than they ever captured or killed.)
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To: Richard Poe

Thanks. Sounds interesting---but we knew they were doing this, right?


50 posted on 08/29/2006 5:24:37 PM PDT by LS
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