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Who Funds the Radical Left In America
Western Center for Journalism ^ | 8/26/09 | Steve Baldwin

Posted on 08/26/2009 11:51:26 AM PDT by kaizen

Very few Americans realize there exists a large network of far left philanthropists and foundations in America dedicated to destroying the American way of life, our Christian-based culture and our free enterprise system. They seek to remove America from its constitutional foundations and move it toward a European-style socialism. Much of this effort is coordinated by a little known group called the Tides Foundation and its related group, the Tides Center.

The Strategic Principles of the Tides Foundation Over the course of its 33 year history, the Tides network has given hundreds of millions of dollars to anti-free enterprise groups, gun control groups, anti-private property groups, abortion rights groups, homosexual groups, groups engaged in voter fraud, anti-military groups, and organizations that seek to destroy America’s constitutional basis. All told, over 100 leftist organizations have received funding from one of the two Tides groups.

Not surprisingly, this network of anti-American groups played a key role in electing Barack Obama by using classic propaganda techniques in making false allegations about Bush (he lied regarding WMDs, he stole the election in Florida, he knew in advance about 9/11, etc, etc.) and created the impression that Bush and by extension, the GOP, was corrupt. Obama, of course, was portrayed as the reformer who would save America from this corruption.

Millions of Americans fell for this mythology and so without being openly partisan, this vast network of far left groups, along with its media allies, was able to manipulate American public opinion during the last election cycle. Meanwhile, anyone who tried to reveal Obama’s real agenda, his role in the corrupt Chicago political machine, his socialist political associations, or his soft spot for Middle Eastern terrorists was labeled a kook by this same network.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 527groups; acorn; czars; donors; fordfoundation; foundations; funding; fundingtheleft; liberalism; radicalleft; soros; tides; tidesfoundation
Interesting article about what is going on behind the scenes
1 posted on 08/26/2009 11:51:26 AM PDT by kaizen
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To: kaizen

Soros


2 posted on 08/26/2009 11:51:48 AM PDT by Welcome2thejungle
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To: kaizen

The taxpayers?


3 posted on 08/26/2009 11:53:20 AM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 ("Peace" is that brief, glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - Anonymous)
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To: kaizen; Liz

Ping


4 posted on 08/26/2009 11:54:03 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: kaizen
"The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes."Benjamin Disraeli
5 posted on 08/26/2009 11:54:19 AM PDT by loveliberty2
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To: kaizen
Who Funds the Radical Left In America

Taxpayers, whether they like it or not.

6 posted on 08/26/2009 11:55:51 AM PDT by meadsjn
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To: kaizen

I believe Beck is doing a magnificent job at shining the light on these cockroaches.


7 posted on 08/26/2009 11:57:29 AM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” -George Orwell)
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To: kaizen

Soros funds leftist extremists.
Obama does the same with our money.


8 posted on 08/26/2009 12:02:21 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

these cockroaches.

I believe you have insulted cockroaches everywhere - better they are blood suckers, pond scum, scums of the earth and I could go on and on!


9 posted on 08/26/2009 12:03:30 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Welcome2thejungle
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10 posted on 08/26/2009 12:03:41 PM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: meadsjn
Bingo!


11 posted on 08/26/2009 12:05:05 PM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Bitsy

Politics. ‘Polite ticks’. :-)


12 posted on 08/26/2009 12:05:13 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” -George Orwell)
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To: kaizen
How do leftist get control of all those foundations..
Basically most of the largest foundations in the USA..
A huge source of leftist political/ideological funding..
13 posted on 08/26/2009 12:05:58 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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The most important line in the whole piece is the last line. If Americans just said no to their products and let the companies know why, you would see a large number of these entities change their minds.


14 posted on 08/26/2009 12:06:06 PM PDT by nuadvntur
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To: kaizen

Ephesians 6:12 (King James Version)

12For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.


15 posted on 08/26/2009 12:10:53 PM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: kaizen

They must have funded McCain too, just didn’t give him as much.


16 posted on 08/26/2009 12:11:50 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: kaizen; ExTexasRedhead

Who actuall runs the Tides Foundation?


17 posted on 08/26/2009 12:14:14 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: kaizen
No surprise that the radical left is funded by the super-rich (Soros) and second-or-third-generation millionaires and their wives (Teresa Heinz).

There is a history of such contradictory activity -- as exemplified by the case of Pyotr Kropotkin.

In the late 1890's, Kropotkin -- a professed anarchist -- commuted between London and New York, attending soirees in the silk stocking districts of both cities. His "giant intellect" made him a favorite of the high societies in both cities. His "giant intellect" largely consisted of an admiration for Marxism and a friendship with Lenin.

Kropotkin became one of Lenin's most effective fund-raisers, raising funds from the wealthy in the centers of capitalism.

These naive rich people committed huge sums to the support of a man and a philosophy which was committed in turn to destroy them!.

For ordinary people, it's a mystery. But self-loathing is a very human phenomenon among the idle rich.

18 posted on 08/26/2009 12:15:27 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Politics. ‘Polite ticks’. :-)

Wish we had the proper insecticide ;-)


19 posted on 08/26/2009 12:20:48 PM PDT by Bitsy
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To: Bitsy

20 posted on 08/26/2009 12:23:40 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.” -George Orwell)
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To: Sig Sauer P220
The taxpayers?

No kidding. For just one example, we have Van Jones, communist/anarchist agitator funneling money to his group under the guise of green jobs.

21 posted on 08/26/2009 12:26:15 PM PDT by palmer (Cooperating with Obama = helping him extend the depression and implement socialism.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; kaizen
Soros funds leftist extremists. Obama does the same with our money.

Thanks for the heads up.

As SJB insightfully posted earlier: Soros' investment company put $811 million into a Brazilian state-controlled oil company. Now Obama is giving $2 billion tax dollars to Brazil for "oil exploration"........... Soros' company gets most of that $2 billion.

Looks to me like: Kickbacks. Money laundering. Wire-transfers to numbered bank accounts. Soros has thousands of "organizations" spotted around the globe. It would be vey easy to sock foreign aid billions in one of them, then wire-transfer the funds into "someone's" private account. No wonder the Bozo is walking around with that stupid grin.

Now I say: Keep an eye out in those states and districts of legislators pushing ObamaCare...... for announcements of billions in stimulus, or other federal monies.

These might be payoffs-----kickbacks for ramming ObamaCare down our throats.

22 posted on 08/26/2009 12:26:49 PM PDT by Liz (When people fear govt, we have tyranny; when govt fears the people, we have freedom.)
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To: kaizen

Oh, no. I come back here after all these months and the first thing I learn is that I can’t buy an American car anymore! FORD is funding TIDES? I wasn’t going to buy that fantastic new Camaro because I don’t want to finance Government Motors, I’m pissed at Chrysler for caving in, and now this? Who’d have thunk the patriotic thing to do in 2009 would be to buy Japanese?

BTW, don’t hassle me about being confused: it ain’t just the Ford Foundation, the article says the Ford Motor Company also.

Sadly folks, it looks like we’ve elected a real live communist to serve as president.

Vincenzo: KOLCHAK! Out! I don’t want to hear any more crazy stories about communists! Now let me eat my sandwich!

Kolchak: Out! Out! What is with this game we play? This nut THINKS HE’S a communist! He’s killed 40, maybe 50 million women with his ideology! (I’m going to go work for the Glenn Beck Show!) I know! Out! Out!


23 posted on 08/26/2009 12:35:01 PM PDT by Burr5isME
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To: kaizen

Soros — take a look at the number of companies he has major stock in — most of the telecommunications companies and ask why? He bought up companies after Obama formally announced like Level 3 Communications out of CO who were big donors to Obama for the Convention, etc. not to mention bundlers. Follow the money and it will lead right through the puppet ZERO to Soros.


24 posted on 08/26/2009 12:58:40 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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To: okie01
Does anyone remember? In the 60s there were many off-spring
of our big industoriist went on the talk shows and denounced their inherited money.
I watched as these people that denounced our form of goverment then are still at it today.Now they are calling the shots.
25 posted on 08/26/2009 1:06:09 PM PDT by americanmother (2nd Tim chapter 3)
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Frankfurt School minions.

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26 posted on 08/26/2009 1:07:37 PM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: okie01
‘These naive rich people committed huge sums to the support of a man and a philosophy which was committed in turn to destroy them!.’
You got it wrong. The rich people (Old Money)knew what they were doing.(He who controls the gold makes the rules) They needed a means to control the “common man” or to make sure they stay the ruling class.
Our freedoms allows a “common man” to become wealthy (New Money) This is a threat to the “Old Money”.
This is why the old money Republicans dislike Palin.
27 posted on 08/26/2009 1:15:57 PM PDT by steveab (When was the last time someone tried to sell you a CO2 induced climate control system for your home?)
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To: steveab
You got it wrong. The rich people (Old Money)knew what they were doing.(He who controls the gold makes the rules)

Soros knows what he is doing. As did the elder Rockefeller.

But the young Astors, Goulds and Vanderbilts of the 1890's had no better idea of what they were doing than the Kennedys, Sulzbergers and Teresa Heinzs have today.

28 posted on 08/26/2009 2:27:24 PM PDT by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance on Parade)
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