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The Man Behind Gingrich’s Money
NY Times ^
| January 28, 2012
| MIKE McINTIRE and MICHAEL LUO
Posted on 01/29/2012 4:30:25 AM PST by don-o
Mr. Adelson, by some estimates worth as much as $22 billion, presides over a global empire of casinos, hotels and convention centers whose centerpiece is the Venetian in Las Vegas, an exuberant monument to excess with canals, singing gondoliers and acres of slot machines. That fortune is a wellspring of financial support for Mr. Gingrich, who has benefited from $17 million in political contributions from Mr. Adelson and his wife, Miriam, in recent years, including $10 million in the last few weeks that went to a super PAC supporting him.
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KEYWORDS: adelson; billionaires; donors; gingrich; miriamadelson; newt2012; sheldonadelson
Setting up the next round on attacks on Newt.
posted on 01/29/2012 4:30:31 AM PST
“....Venetian in Las Vegas, an exuberant monument to excess with canals, singing gondoliers and acres of slot machines.”
Around the corner from the NY Times Building is the Times Square area, an “exuberant monument to excess” with pimps, pickpockets, prostitutes, theaters, acres and acres of filth, and a place that burns up more energy than any city in New York state.
posted on 01/29/2012 4:47:02 AM PST
( (ABCBSNBCNN, NYTimes, WaPOSt , etc., hates your Traditional American guts!))
And next the New York Times is going to do an article on George Soros the man behind Obama’s money. Yeah...sure...like that would ever happen.
Apart from the fact that both Adelson and Soros are Jews, are worth billions, and are self-made men, they do not otherwise appear to have anything in common; no, political ideology, no similar biography, and they certainly do not share a common commitment the Jewish religion or to Israel.
There is no evidence that Adelson seeks to shape the world after his own ideology and is prepared to spend several fortunes doing it. There is no evidence that he, like Soros, meddles in the affairs of other countries.
Finally, there is no evidence that Gingrich's supporter is sinister, that he is tainted by collaboration with Nazis, that he has been indicted by foreign countries, that he has infiltrated and suborned an American political party, that he has undermined foreign governments or crashed currencies for personal profit.
In short, he stands up very well in comparison to George Soros.
posted on 01/29/2012 5:02:53 AM PST
("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
To: don-o; All
Let people say what they want. At least now, Newt can compete with RINO-Rom and his millionaire buddies and with Obozo and George Soros. This guy will be able to neutralize Obozo’s Billion dollar war chest this Fall. THIS IS WONDERFUL NEWS IMO. I wish he’d buy Newt 30 min. of prime time on every local TV Station in FL this Monday night so Newt could share his heart with the people of Florida.
posted on 01/29/2012 5:08:17 AM PST
by no dems
(I'm more concerned with America's future than I am Newt's past.)
Who ever he is...he is a GOOD MAN!
Now we need the Koch Brothers to toss-in 10 or 20 million to keep the NEWTster a float and on the attack.
posted on 01/29/2012 5:19:25 AM PST
( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
To: when the time is right
And next the New York Times is going to do an article on George Soros the man behind Obamas money.
You mean Saint George, right?
posted on 01/29/2012 5:20:54 AM PST
(Do not allow Homeland Security to become our Gestapo .)
Just another transparent hit piece in the continuing desperate assault against the one real threat to the corrupt media/politico axis.
posted on 01/29/2012 5:29:23 AM PST
(Big media is the natural enemy of liberty and big media fears Newt Gingrich)
Mr.Adelson is a big supporter of our wounded warriors.
posted on 01/29/2012 6:01:10 AM PST
by Dr. Ursus
Note to myself... When in Vegas do some business with the Venetian.....
posted on 01/29/2012 6:20:31 AM PST
( (Eat Meat, Wear Fur, Own Guns, FReep Leftists, Drive an SUV, Drill A.N.W.R., Drill the Gulf, Vote)
Here's the facts about Romneys PAC Restore our Future. Grand Total Spent on 2012 Federal Elections: $17,447,665 (Vicious and untrue attack ads in Florida must have taken a bunch of this expense).
Total Independent Expenditures: $17,447,665
For Democrats: $0
Against Democrats: $0
For Republicans: $760,679
Against Republicans: $16,686,986
That's Right $16.6 Mil AGAINST Republicans
Source: Open Secrets.org
posted on 01/29/2012 6:32:27 AM PST
(Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
Another Romney PAC
Florida Watch Action
Grand Total Spent on 2012 Federal Elections: $12,999
Discloses Donors? NO
Type of group: 501c
posted on 01/29/2012 6:37:45 AM PST
(Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
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