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Soros: I Can’t Stop a Republican “Avalanche”
NY Times ^ | 10-11-10

Posted on 10/11/2010 9:04:00 AM PDT by truthandlife

George Soros, the billionaire financier who was an energetic Democratic donor in the last several election cycles but is sitting this one out, is not feeling optimistic about Democratic prospects.

(Excerpt) Read more at thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2010; democrats; georgesoros; republicans; shadowgov; shadowgovernment; soros
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I truly believe he is lying. I bet he is "knee deep" in this one. I think the Dems are trying to make the Republicans overconfident because it is the only chance they have.
1 posted on 10/11/2010 9:04:04 AM PDT by truthandlife
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To: truthandlife

Thank you - my thoughts exactly.

OTOH, that old pirate may be putting his money into gold and silver now that he’s had a good look at Obama’s economic policies.


2 posted on 10/11/2010 9:06:35 AM PDT by chickadee
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To: truthandlife

I think GOP overconfidence is the only hope they have. But that is not mentality of the voters. It’s broken glass time.


3 posted on 10/11/2010 9:06:49 AM PDT by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: truthandlife

trying to be cautiously optimistic because I have been disappointed before, but soros is pure evil and I don’t trust him.


4 posted on 10/11/2010 9:07:06 AM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: truthandlife

I think the truth is he’s afraid he’d have to go broke do it and he’s not willing to spend the money or take that chance. I bet he is smart enough, shrewd enough to know when he has a losing hand and not to throw good money after bad...

Besides, a billion dollars just ain’t what it used to be....


5 posted on 10/11/2010 9:07:26 AM PDT by WAW (Which enumerated power?)
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To: truthandlife

He may be unable to stop it, but you can rest assured that he will find a way to profit by it!


6 posted on 10/11/2010 9:07:44 AM PDT by pingman (Price is what you pay, value is what you get.)
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To: truthandlife
He has already accomplished what he wants. He doesn't give a damn about the Democrats. He just wanted to collapse the US currency. No matter who wins in November we are going to have a currency collapse. Obama has simply run up more debt than we can possibly pay off.

Why should Soros waste more money to help democrats, when the useful idiots have already served their purpose. He may be pure evil, but he is no fool.
7 posted on 10/11/2010 9:07:50 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: truthandlife
He has already accomplished what he wants. He doesn't give a damn about the Democrats. He just wanted to collapse the US currency. No matter who wins in November we are going to have a currency collapse. Obama has simply run up more debt than we can possibly pay off.

Why should Soros waste more money to help democrats, when the useful idiots have already served their purpose. He may be pure evil, but he is no fool.
8 posted on 10/11/2010 9:08:02 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: truthandlife
Soros belongs in an orange jumpsuit. Were I President there would be a detachment of marine MPs on the way.

Tie wraps and Vaseline for you Georgie.

9 posted on 10/11/2010 9:08:04 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: truthandlife

The mosre likely truth is that he’s dumping money into “moderate” campaigns.

Where are the main street republicans?


10 posted on 10/11/2010 9:08:04 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: truthandlife

He needs to call the Speaker of the House:

Pelosi Says, “We’re Not Losing,” Vows Democrats Will Win Congress In November
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/2605115/posts

Pelosi: ‘I fully expect to be speaker of the House five weeks from now’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2597845/posts


11 posted on 10/11/2010 9:08:34 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Palin/Bolton 2012)
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To: truthandlife

>> an energetic Democratic donor

Whereas a Republican donor anywhere near the Soros caliber would be branded as a controversial partisan.


12 posted on 10/11/2010 9:09:47 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: truthandlife

Interesting. Maybe Soros realizes that if he keeps pouring cash in, he becomes the issue, and the target of investigations for the voter fraud, campaign finance violations, and the like, if his bought pols lose anyway. Self-preservation? Lies? Or truth, and he just hated Bush?

On the hate Bush thing, he has interfered in a lot of different countries politics as I understand it, here and in Eastern Europe particularly, so I’m sort of with you, it sounds like a lie. The not standing in front of an avalanche does make some sense though; this is America and we can crush a worm like Soros if enough people decide he’s a threat.


13 posted on 10/11/2010 9:10:02 AM PDT by November 2010
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To: Carry_Okie

If I were president I would hand him over to one of the many other nations who want him. Wonder how he would like an indonesian prison?


14 posted on 10/11/2010 9:10:22 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: truthandlife

Sure you can George, just spend more money. Its what the monkeys you invested in would do. Shoosh, fatalistic NAZI commodity trader gets cold feet. Where are his true convictions? Oh yeah, there in the bank. Forgot.


15 posted on 10/11/2010 9:11:00 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: truthandlife

I’m wondering if Obama is going to be as concerned with Soros’s money going to the Democrats a he seem to be about any money at all coming from the CofC to the GOP?


16 posted on 10/11/2010 9:11:28 AM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: WAW

He’s canny enough to know when a cause is lost. However, if he sees the Obama administration this way, you can bet he’s figured out an angle to profit from Obama’s decline. Soros hates the US, BUT he also hates losing big $ and backing losers. He may have gotten all he wants and needs from Obama, and is ready to undercut him. If so, it will be interesting to watch.


17 posted on 10/11/2010 9:13:35 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: truthandlife

I think that Soros will continue to make every effort to wreck civilization until he dies. Fortunately, he’s getting to be an old man.

He has done nothing but evil since, as a young man, he helped the Nazis exterminate his fellow Jews. A long lifetime of evil.


18 posted on 10/11/2010 9:14:16 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: truthandlife

Soros head-fake?


19 posted on 10/11/2010 9:16:35 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: Cicero
Fortunately, he’s getting to be an old man.

Unfortunately he has spawned several like minded larvae.
20 posted on 10/11/2010 9:17:46 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Fantasywriter

I agree.

Too many races...Too many elections...The only thing remotely shocking about Soros telling us that he feels he may have to cut his losses is the fact that he’s telling it.

To me that means things must be getting under his skin...

Perhaps he’ll go meddle in Russian elections...I know I would much rather see what happens there if he did.

This little lesson in Rationing will be good for Dems, though.


21 posted on 10/11/2010 9:17:46 AM PDT by WAW (Which enumerated power?)
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To: GonzoGOP
He has already accomplished what he wants. He doesn't give a damn about the Democrats. He just wanted to collapse the US currency. No matter who wins in November we are going to have a currency collapse. Obama has simply run up more debt than we can possibly pay off.

He's probably hoping to force the US to ask the IMF for a bailout. Countries that do that are destroyed.

22 posted on 10/11/2010 9:18:21 AM PDT by Netizen
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To: truthandlife

I disagree. Dims are so stupid that they will fall for a trick like that quicker than Republicans. And by doing so, stay away from the polls because they think it is over. A tactic like making Repubs overconfident will in effect work against Dims because they are so stupid.


23 posted on 10/11/2010 9:18:24 AM PDT by devane617 (November!)
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To: GonzoGOP

” He has already accomplished what he wants. He doesn’t give a damn about the Democrats. He just wanted to collapse the US currency. No matter who wins in November we are going to have a currency collapse. Obama has simply run up more debt than we can possibly pay off.

Why should Soros waste more money to help democrats, when the useful idiots have already served their purpose.”

I agree,


24 posted on 10/11/2010 9:18:51 AM PDT by Sophia777
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To: cripplecreek
If I were president I would hand him over to one of the many other nations who want him. Wonder how he would like an indonesian prison?

Malaysia. I would love to see this country institute some of the techniques with which Malathir Mohammad beat Soros when he tried to crash the ringgit. It cost ol' George over a billion by the time it was over.

25 posted on 10/11/2010 9:19:29 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: Cicero
I think that Soros will continue to make every effort to wreck civilization until he dies. Fortunately, he’s getting to be an old man.

He has done nothing but evil since, as a young man, he helped the Nazis exterminate his fellow Jews. A long lifetime of evil.

Yeah, it'd be funny to see the look on his face when he asks to see the top guy and is told that the top guy is busy for the next hundred thousand years and handed off to a little junior yapping-dog devil who moves him toward the intake center by biting his ankles while laughing at him.

26 posted on 10/11/2010 9:20:25 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: truthandlife

I wonder if the Jews he helped send to the Death Camps are haunting him.


27 posted on 10/11/2010 9:23:44 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Democrats- Forgetting 9/11 since 9/12/01)
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To: WAW

Maybe he’s announcing it as a way of letting the Dems know he’s unhappy with them. If he’s asked for anything they’ve failed to deliver, a public like this should scare them to death. He expects a return on his money, after all. If he’s gotten everything he wanted, then I don’t know why he’d make such a public statement. If he feels betrayed, however, this could be his way of putting the Dems on notice. Worst case scenario, he’s telling them what to do during the lame duck session Or Else.


28 posted on 10/11/2010 9:24:23 AM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: truthandlife
The vote fraud tactics of ACORN, Soros and "the dead voting in Chicago" work best if they only have to steal a FEW votes.

It will be a lot harder for them to cheat this time. :o)

See also, from amazon.com:


29 posted on 10/11/2010 9:25:05 AM PDT by RonDog
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To: truthandlife

Exactly, he is a lying sack of crap whom the democrats allow to shelter his assets from the confiscation that is hitting all of us who are not “the rich”.

FUBO


30 posted on 10/11/2010 9:26:01 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: truthandlife
I think he's lying as well. And I doubt he isn't contributing to dems. There are all sorts of ways to hide contributions, I would think. Turnout will be key. At this point it is looking good, but let's not get complacent.
31 posted on 10/11/2010 9:26:29 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Carry_Okie
Soros belongs in an orange jumpsuit.

You're too kind. If it were up to me, I'd give him a public platform and sing three hymns.

Gallows at historic Ft. Smith

32 posted on 10/11/2010 9:28:31 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: DarthVader; LonePalm
I think GOP overconfidence is the only hope they have.

But that is not mentality of the voters.

It’s broken glass time.

Ping!
33 posted on 10/11/2010 9:30:51 AM PDT by RonDog
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To: truthandlife

34 posted on 10/11/2010 9:31:26 AM PDT by South40 (Filled with hatred for those who disagree, democrats are the most intolerant bigots on earth)
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To: WAW
Perhaps he’ll go meddle in Russian elections...I know I would much rather see what happens there if he did.

They would make a special soup for him.
35 posted on 10/11/2010 9:31:31 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: truthandlife

It’s the latest round of talking points:

http://joytiz.com/blog/

George Soros weighs in on the upcoming mid terms claiming that he is helpless against the Republican “avalanche”:

“George Soros, the billionaire financier who was an energetic Democratic donor in the last several election cycles but is sitting this one out, is not feeling optimistic about Democratic prospects.”

Evidently, Soros got the memo. The Democrats can’t escape a drubbing in November. Thus, the new strategy of raising expectations. If Democrats can over hype the likelihood of a Republican take over of both houses, anything less will look like failure.


36 posted on 10/11/2010 9:32:19 AM PDT by jazminerose
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To: Army Air Corps

“Perhaps he’ll go meddle in Russian elections...I know I would much rather see what happens there if he did.”

Suggested correction...”of him.”


37 posted on 10/11/2010 9:33:28 AM PDT by WAW (Which enumerated power?)
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To: Army Air Corps

Ohhh, he’s done a LOT of meddling in Russia.

http://joytiz.com/2010/the-bear-we-could-have-tamed/


38 posted on 10/11/2010 9:33:39 AM PDT by jazminerose
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To: devane617
I disagree. Dims are so stupid that they will fall for a trick like that quicker than Republicans.

There is another point. It is due to the psychological nature of self absorbed people. Democrats, especially young progressives, put a lot of stock into winning at any price. However when victory, and not the way you fight, becomes the only measure of success, you can never allow yourself to be associated with a loser.

There is no gallant last stand for a liberal. That is why they need the myths about stolen votes and Dibold machines. They cannot stand to be associated with someone who lost. As soon as it becomes obvious that the dems have lost, the young, shallow, progressives will try to distance themselves. And the best way to do this is to diminish the value of voting by saying that they had something better to do that day, or didn't like any of the candidates.

For a conservative it is better to take a stand and lose than to stand by and do nothing. It is our greatest strength, but also our weakness as it leads to hopeless fights and an almost fanatical desire to lose on principle rather than win by compromise. But for a progressive there is nothing worse than being tied to a loss. They would rather see their side lose without a fight, then be seen to personally have fought and lost.
39 posted on 10/11/2010 9:34:11 AM PDT by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Fantasywriter

That sounds more likely. Display his displeasure because the agenda is not being met and he can purchase other puppets later...And in all honestly, he can’t stop the avalanche. The two are not mutually exlcusive.


40 posted on 10/11/2010 9:35:16 AM PDT by WAW (Which enumerated power?)
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To: Army Air Corps

Or make a special soup out of him...


41 posted on 10/11/2010 9:36:17 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: truthandlife

Sitting it out? Ha! His media matters.org spetsnaz arm of the ‘progressive’ party puts that lie to rest.


42 posted on 10/11/2010 9:37:32 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: truthandlife

AMEN....He’s LYING through his teeth!!! NEVER, EVER TRUST GEORGE SOROS!! NEVER!!!! He is Vile and Evil.


43 posted on 10/11/2010 9:39:24 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: truthandlife

This reminds me of Joe Kennedy saying he wasn’t going to pay for landslide.


44 posted on 10/11/2010 9:39:24 AM PDT by Gen. Burkhalter
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To: GonzoGOP

I think you’re spot on Gonzo.


45 posted on 10/11/2010 9:39:42 AM PDT by JSDude1 (DARE TO DREAM THE DREAM...Work like you want 100 Seats on November 2! -J.S.)
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To: DarthVader; RonDog
Thank you for remembering,

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of my original post and coining of the term.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

46 posted on 10/11/2010 9:40:14 AM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: WAW
Besides, a billion dollars just ain’t what it used to be....

A billion here, a billion there... pretty soon you're talking real money!

47 posted on 10/11/2010 9:40:21 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Government does nothing as economically as the private sector. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: WAW
Besides, a billion dollars just ain’t what it used to be....

A billion here, a billion there... pretty soon you're talking real money!

48 posted on 10/11/2010 9:40:28 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Government does nothing as economically as the private sector. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: truthandlife
No, Soros, but you can cause one.
49 posted on 10/11/2010 9:41:27 AM PDT by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenario at a time.)
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To: LonePalm
Wow. TEN YEARS!

The more things change, the more they stay the same -- for such a "timeless" observation. :o)

50 posted on 10/11/2010 9:44:00 AM PDT by RonDog
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