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Exclusive: Adelson's Pro-Romney Donations Will Be "Limitless," Could Top $100M
Forbes ^ | 6/13/2012 | Steven Bertoni

Posted on 06/13/2012 7:18:18 PM PDT by aposiopetic

Forbes has confirmed that billionaire Sheldon Adelson, along with his wife Miriam, has donated $10 million to the leading Super PAC supporting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney–and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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(Excerpt) Read more at forbes.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: adelson; newt; romney; superpac
This could get interesting.
1 posted on 06/13/2012 7:18:22 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: aposiopetic

One more thing I was right about.


2 posted on 06/13/2012 7:19:40 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: aposiopetic

God Bless Sheldon Adelson. He makes being Jewish special. As an American Jew he is setting the bar high for all of us who are Jewish in America. We must step up and support the conservative causes.

He is passionate about the American values and Free enterprise. Additionally he is a strong supporter of Israel. Israel is America’s only trusted friend in the Middle East and Obama is set on destroying that small country.

Mr. Adelson you are an AMERICAN PATRIOT.


3 posted on 06/13/2012 7:22:08 PM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: aposiopetic

Now we need people out there getting voters, you know like he RATS do.


4 posted on 06/13/2012 7:22:58 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: cripplecreek
I missed it, so feel free to explain.

From what I can tell, Adelson can sense that Obama is not pro-Israel and Romney is.

That is beyond the obvious that Romney knows the private sector creates jobs and Obama thinks the government does.

5 posted on 06/13/2012 7:23:24 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: aposiopetic

This will give ol George Soreass fits.


6 posted on 06/13/2012 7:23:52 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: ncfool

A Great American not like Soros


7 posted on 06/13/2012 7:24:24 PM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: cripplecreek

Probably a factor on why Palin didn’t enter the race.


8 posted on 06/13/2012 7:25:18 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: aposiopetic

The stars are really lining up against old Bork Obunga...


9 posted on 06/13/2012 7:26:26 PM PDT by varmintman
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To: aposiopetic

First, it is NOT about $$$$$$$, it is about CONSERVATISM.

Mr. McRomneyCARE has NONE.

Second, Soros Backs Mr. McRomneyCARE.
And they are partners in biz, too. But who cares, right?


10 posted on 06/13/2012 7:26:59 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: ncfool
I was grateful when he was supporting Newt.

As a successful entrepreneur, he knows when it's time to invest.

Good for him.

11 posted on 06/13/2012 7:26:59 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: ncfool
Yes. It's a beautiful thing.
12 posted on 06/13/2012 7:27:51 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: driftdiver

So is he still opposing online gambling for (snicker) “moral reasons”. LOL


13 posted on 06/13/2012 7:29:35 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Diogenesis; Jim Robinson
Romney was my least favorite candidate.

That said, whatever he did with healthcare was at the state level, not FEDGOV.

Per the 10th Amendment, the states and the people are free to make stupid mistakes.

On the other hand, FEDGOV is not free to trample on our rights.

14 posted on 06/13/2012 7:31:24 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: aposiopetic
An Adelson quote from the article:

I’m afraid of the trend where more and more people have the tendency to want to be given instead of wanting to give. People are less willing to share. There are fewer philanthropists being grown and there are greater expectations of the government.

How true.

15 posted on 06/13/2012 7:41:48 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: Diogenesis
Why Is Newt’s Biggest Donor So Opposed to Santorum?

Mr. Adelson doesn’t oppose Mr. Santorum, but he doesn’t share the former Pennsylvania senator’s socially conservative positions, including his strong antiabortion views,
16 posted on 06/13/2012 7:45:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: LS

Thoughts?


17 posted on 06/13/2012 8:09:03 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: ncfool
But he can't get away from his Democrat and Socialist roots and prefers RINOS.

Not likely this guy will ever donate money to a real Republican.

18 posted on 06/13/2012 8:09:41 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: cripplecreek

Just another billionaire who doesn’t like other folk’s babies.


19 posted on 06/13/2012 8:11:18 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: TribalPrincess2U
The GOP-e should have thought about that part first. If you can't fire up the base you won't have folks getting out the vote.

If you beat down the base they might ignore you too. Popularity in elections is only partially a purchasable commodity.

20 posted on 06/13/2012 8:13:23 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

I don’t have any issues with gambling but have no interest in throwing my money away. My issue tends to be with the sleazy factor of many casino owners.

Here in Michigan, casino owners lobbied to ban smoking in bars while getting an exemption from the law for themselves.


21 posted on 06/13/2012 8:23:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Diogenesis

Bug off, bot. Your one note samba is old Mitt is the nominee. You will either vote for him or re-elect Obama. Those ARE the choices, and all your little moralizing won’t change that fact.


22 posted on 06/14/2012 2:54:10 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: LS

“You will either vote for him or re-elect Obama. Those ARE the choices,”

Arguing that point, which is also supported by Palin, Newt, Cain, & Santorum, got me in trouble around here.


23 posted on 06/14/2012 3:54:34 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: cripplecreek

I assume you are referring to mittens and not the rich guy.

Any Christian should oppose gambling for ‘moral reasons’. I’m not sure what mormons do or why this is a pertinent connection. mittens is an extremely well funded politician and this shows where at most 10% of his campaign money is coming from.


24 posted on 06/14/2012 4:00:02 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: aposiopetic

We can continue to have government of the elites, by the media, and for the money, or, we can build a political system that is truly of the people, by the people, and for the people.

I choose the latter.

http://www.tomhoefling.com/tom-hoefling-i-dont-want-your-money.html


25 posted on 06/14/2012 4:16:10 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (The saving of the republic begins the day conservatives stop supporting what they say they hate.)
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To: LS

WRONG, FRiend.

Mr. RomneyCARE is not YET the candidate.
IF he become the GOP candidate,
CONSERVATIVES will work AGAINST Mr. RomneyCARE -—
because Mr. RomneyCARE is NOT A CONSERVATIVE.

Neither are Mr. RomneyCARE’s supporters.


26 posted on 06/14/2012 4:25:26 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Diogenesis

Do you consider Palin, Cain, and Santorum conservatives?


27 posted on 06/14/2012 5:10:08 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver
Gov. Palin has not endorsed the backstabber and
misogynist Romney, as yet.

Romney bought most of his "endorsements"
and lied about the rest.

That said, Gov. Palin is conservative.
Mr. Cain may be suffering from Stockholm syndrome.

"Vote Count Error? Did Rick Santorum Really Win the Iowa Caucuses?
DES MOINES, Iowa - Edward True, 28, of Moulton, said he helped count the votes
and jotted the results down on a piece of paper to post to his Facebook page.
He said when he checked to make sure the Republican Party of Iowa
got the count right, he said he was shocked to find they hadn’t.
“When Mitt Romney won Iowa by eight votes and I’ve got a
20-vote discrepancy here, that right there says Rick Santorum won Iowa,” True said. “Not Mitt Romney.”


"Several UNREPORTED news reports have it that Romney
did not win the Iowa Caucuses.
Barring any objective, verifiable proof that shows more than 12 votes mistakenly
being credited to Santorum, Romney lost."


"Could Typo Rewrite Caucus History? (Santorum may regain win)"



28 posted on 06/14/2012 5:55:04 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Diogenesis

No Palin has not endorsed Romney. She has said she will support the GOP candidate.

Most politicians buy their endorsements.


29 posted on 06/14/2012 6:15:34 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: EternalVigilance
We can continue to have government of the elites, by the media, and for the money, or, we can build a political system that is truly of the people, by the people, and for the people.

Given such a choice, I would choose the latter as well.

And Hoefling's platform looks sound.

What even Hoefling evidently chooses not to recall (since he invokes our 40th President) is that Reagan was at the end of the day an ideologically correct pragmatist. FEDGOV grew during his terms, he appointed O'Connor and Kennedy, anointed Bush 41 etc. Yet we look back on that era thinking, maybe even almost knowing, that he did about as well as he could under the circumstances.

Can we do better now than we did in the 1980s at protecting life, liberty and property, reining in the FEDGOV monster? I hope so, since the House is no longer in Dem hands. Will I vote for Hoefling rather than Romney? Maybe so, but, if I lived in a swing state, probably not.

And, lest it be alleged otherwise, I am not in saying Romney is like Reagan other than that he is at this point more likely to win election than any foreseeable alternative over an Oval Office occupant who needs to be made unemployed.

30 posted on 06/14/2012 6:40:38 AM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: Diogenesis

Nope. Mitt is the candidate, andbObama apparently is your choice because you are quite clearly a sore loser. Go vote for your pal Obama.


31 posted on 06/14/2012 11:33:22 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: LS

Mr. Cheater/BAckstabber RomneyCARE is not the
GOP candidate, yet.
So the GOP and America still have a chance.

OBAMA policies = Romney policies = Soros policies


32 posted on 06/15/2012 4:03:38 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: LS

Mr. Cheater/BAckstabber RomneyCARE is not the
GOP candidate, yet.
So the GOP and America still have a chance.

OBAMA policies = Romney policies = Soros policies


33 posted on 06/15/2012 4:03:54 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Diogenesis

You can take a hike with your anti-Romney-bot posts. Romney is the candidate. It’s him or Obama, and you and perhaps two people believe that he’s the same as Obama. The rest of us are sane, and sober.


34 posted on 06/15/2012 6:23:43 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: LS

Your support of RomneyCARE, RomneyDEATHpanels,
RomneyTARP, RomneySHARIA, RomneyBackstabbingOFconservatives,
RomneyTAXES, RomneyFEES,
and RomneyMarriagebyRomneyDecree are noted.

Real Conservatives, of course, disagree.


35 posted on 06/15/2012 9:48:20 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Diogenesis

Real conservatives would not for a moment ever consider voting for Obama, which is what a vote for anyone but Romney will be.


36 posted on 06/15/2012 6:07:14 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: aposiopetic
NYT gets with the program: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/17/us/politics/sheldon-adelson-injects-more-cash-into-gop-groups.html.
37 posted on 06/16/2012 9:30:37 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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