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The Soros Connection
Rath Foundation ^ | March 2010

Posted on 04/10/2010 4:57:12 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing

March 2010 -- Although Jimmy Wales, the public figurehead of Wikipedia, tries to give the world the impression that his website is an independent entity, the reality is that the Wikimedia Foundation, of which Wikipedia is a project, is directly dependent upon support from super-wealthy benefactors with connections to the pharmaceutical investment business.

One of the most notable of the Wikimedia Foundation’s supporters is the so-called “Open Society Institute”, founded by the chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC, George Soros.

Links between George Soros, the Wikimedia Foundation and the drug industry

George Soros is a Hungarian-born currency speculator and multi-billion dollar stock market wheeler-dealer who has been convicted of insider trading in France. Accused in court by the Dr. Rath Foundation of having funded the ARV drug-promoting Treatment Action Campaign to the tune of 1.4 million South African Rand, Soros has invested heavily in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors over the years, buying large holdings in companies such as Pfizer, Merck and Monsanto.

Significantly, therefore, Melissa Hagemann, Senior Program Manager of the Soros Open Society Institute’s Information Program, currently sits on the advisory board of the Wikimedia Foundation, which operates Wikipedia. Hagemann has also worked with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – an organization that, like Soros, has previously invested heavily in the drug industry and, according to the Los Angeles Times, reaps vast financial gains every year from investments that contravene its claims to good works.

Similarly, Ethan Zuckerman, a member of the Wikimedia advisory board since its formation in January 2007, simultaneously sits on a funding board for the Information Program of the Soros Open Society Institute.

(Excerpt) Read more at 4.dr-rath-foundation.org ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: georgesoros; opensociety; socialism; soros; sorospedia; wikipedia; wikisoros
This is something I've been on for months now. Well, one of many anyways.

A Beck inspired 'blackboard' on left wing funding from foundations to public media and more


1 posted on 04/10/2010 4:57:13 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Get all the kids to use it. Then use it to indoctrinate them. A little newspeak on every page...


2 posted on 04/10/2010 5:19:51 AM PDT by culpeper (He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people,)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Ethan Zuckerman...Any realtion to Zuckerman at the NY Times?


3 posted on 04/10/2010 5:22:10 AM PDT by WellyP
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Awesome....thank you!!


4 posted on 04/10/2010 5:37:40 AM PDT by homegroan (Proud member of the Hoi Polloi......ILLIGITIMA NON CARBORUNDUM..... -that's 4U Dad!))
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

So the Bush family also has connections to Soros.

It doesn’t surprise me.


5 posted on 04/10/2010 5:43:05 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: WellyP

That’s a damn good question.

Keep it all in the family, eh?

Reminds me of Evan Thomas of Newsweak.......... who’s grandfather was a socialist candidate for president several times. (norman mattoon thomas)

I did a quick google search, but it didn’t come up with anything though. “zuckerman” is a fairly common name isn’t it?


6 posted on 04/10/2010 5:44:07 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( "Charitable" Foundations: Automatic Teller Machines for the Left)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

I missed that part. What did I miss?


7 posted on 04/10/2010 5:44:51 AM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( "Charitable" Foundations: Automatic Teller Machines for the Left)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

If they gave Bernie 150 yrs; they should give George 350 yrs just as a start.


8 posted on 04/10/2010 6:32:07 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

If the founder of Wiki is who I think it is; he is a friend of one of the biggest crooks in the dog world ever.


9 posted on 04/10/2010 6:33:10 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

So the Bush family also has connections to Soros.
***

I have seen the video with my own eyes where Bush Sr. acknowledges the existence of a NWO.


10 posted on 04/10/2010 6:36:08 AM PDT by Canedawg (I'm not diggin' this tyranny thing.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

good article....good reminder

The international pimp soros is a perverted thief. And why do our taxes subsidize those foundations? Public Broadsting should be completely dismantled.


11 posted on 04/10/2010 6:43:25 AM PDT by eleni121 (For Jesus did not give us a timid spirit , but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

bttt


12 posted on 04/10/2010 7:16:32 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

“I missed that part. What did I miss?”

Business associates of Soros

According to the New Statesman, Soros’ business partners have included the Carlyle Group, where he is reported to have invested more than $100m. One of the world’s largest private equity funds, the Carlyle Group is believed to make most of its money from work as a defence contractor. At various times, its advisors and investors are said to have included the former U.S. secretary of state James Baker, former U.S. defence secretary Frank Carlucci, former U.S. president George Bush senior and even relatives of Osama Bin Laden.


13 posted on 04/10/2010 9:09:23 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Canedawg

“I have seen the video with my own eyes where Bush Sr. acknowledges the existence of a NWO.”

Really sickening!!!


14 posted on 04/10/2010 9:10:54 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

The ‘maverick’ has his own ties to Soros.

Michelle Malkin
Jan 25, 2008 ... Meet the open borders family: McCain, Hernandez, Soros, and the “Reform Institute”
http://michellemalkin.com/2008/01/25/meet-the-open-borders-family-mccain-hernandez-soros-and-the-reform-institute/

[snip]Is this what McCain believes in his heart, too? No wonder he cursed the “goddamned fence.”

The Reform Institute is a tax-exempt, supposedly independent 501(c)(3) group, as Ed Morrissey noted two years ago, “that employs Rick Davis, who also works on McCain’s staff as his chief political advisor, and they pay him $110,000 per year. The Reform Institute has often supported McCain, paid for events highlighting him and his agenda, presumably including campaign finance reform.” The Reform Institute received $200,000 in donations from Cablevision…and McCain basically tried to intervene on Cablevision’s behalf by writing a letter to the FCC supporting its regulatory agenda. Morrissey noted at the time: “[T]he Reform Institute helps keep McCain’s staff gainfully employed between campaigns, allowing McCain to do less fundraising while retaining the best of the available talent. For instance, Carl Hulse and Ann Kornblut note that Rick Davis managed McCain’s presidential campaign in 2000 before founding Reform Institute. Now its president, he gets over $100,000 a year from RI for “consulting services”. That money allows Davis to remain available for McCain’s future campaigns, and the funding he raises for RI gives him inroads for building support.”

Yep. Which is exactly how it worked out. Davis is now McCain’s campaign manager.

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15 posted on 04/10/2010 9:23:21 AM PDT by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: potlatch; devolve; PhilDragoo; bitt; Lady Jag

Soros ping


16 posted on 04/10/2010 9:54:28 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: ntnychik

thanks. it will be a good day when he breathes his last...


17 posted on 04/10/2010 10:04:17 PM PDT by bitt ("WE THE PEOPLE" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JVAhr4hZDJE)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

Ahhh, see look at that.

Good eyes you have.

Every time I see something new regarding these foundations(including but not limitted to open society institute) I find something new. And every time, it’s something I don’t like.

I hope conservative bloggers at some point pick up the topic and run with it at some point. It’s all so rotten and incestuous.


18 posted on 04/11/2010 1:51:04 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( "Charitable" Foundations: Automatic Teller Machines for the Left)
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To: AuntB

Good reminders. Thanks.


19 posted on 04/11/2010 1:51:39 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( "Charitable" Foundations: Automatic Teller Machines for the Left)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

the real Soros - the interview in whic he unabashedly tells us of his stinking philosophy

http://thehive.modbee.com/node/15129


20 posted on 04/11/2010 3:48:08 PM PDT by eleni121 (For Jesus did not give us a timid spirit , but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline)
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To: eleni121

What a nasty SOB


21 posted on 04/11/2010 5:18:43 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( "Charitable" Foundations: Automatic Teller Machines for the Left)
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