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George Soros Totally Bailed On Democrats This Election
TBI ^ | 9-25-2012 | Walter Hickey

Posted on 09/25/2012 1:31:42 PM PDT by blam

George Soros Totally Bailed On Democrats This Election

Walter Hickey
September 25, 2012

World Economic Forum, Flickr

George Soros has been the primary political bogeyman for more extreme wings of the Republican party for some time now.

The fascination first began in 2004 when Soros pledged $25.5 million to groups dedicated to removing then-President George W. Bush from office, including MoveOn.org, America Coming Together, and the Center for American Progress.

Those efforts obviously failed, but they also cemented the billionaire hedge fund manager in the conservative psyche as the man bankrolling liberal causes. Rumors abound about his true motivations, and have spawned a cottage industry of conspiracy theories about how Soros is attempting to influence American politics with his enormous fortune.

But here's the weird thing: He's not. Not this election, at least.

In the 2012 election, when Citizens United has made unlimited donations more possible than ever, Soros has been very, very quiet at the time when Democrats arguably need him most.

Democratic fundraising, especially at the SuperPAC level, is way down this year, while Republican "dark money" donors like Sheldon Adelson have pledged unlimited millions to the fight.

After the Democrats lost in 2004, Soros helped found and fund The Democracy Alliance, which funnels money to Democratic causes. He largely sat out the 2008 election, but did give $35 million in 2009 to aid underprivileged children in New York state, and $1 million in 2010 to a group trying to legalize marijuana in California. Most of his political cash has toward promoting democracy in Eastern Europe through his Open Society Institute.

So far in 2012, his single largest contribution has been $1 million to American Bridge 21st Century PAC, a Super PAC run by Media Matters founder David Brock, which primarily focuses on opposition research.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho2012; billionaires; crooks; democrats; donors; fundingtheleft; obama; soros

1 posted on 09/25/2012 1:31:52 PM PDT by blam
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To: blam

My guess is that he already got his money’s worth out of his previous donations. No need to spend any more when they will do it for free...


2 posted on 09/25/2012 1:34:48 PM PDT by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: blam

He gets a liberal either way. Why pay for an outcome that is already certain?


3 posted on 09/25/2012 1:35:26 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: blam

Anyone got a tissue to lend them ? BOOO ! HOOO ! HOOO !


4 posted on 09/25/2012 1:36:20 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: blam
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5 posted on 09/25/2012 1:36:49 PM PDT by CMailBag
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To: kosciusko51

Like the Brazilian off-shore oil bonanza.

But the truth is this article is a lie. George is helping the swine.


6 posted on 09/25/2012 1:39:48 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: blam
BS. He's just laundering it all through untraceable prepaid debit cards.
7 posted on 09/25/2012 1:40:14 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: blam

8 posted on 09/25/2012 1:41:50 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine ("On the ascent of Olympus, what's a botched bar or two?" -Artur Schnabel)
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To: kosciusko51
My guess is that he already got his money’s worth out of his previous donations. No need to spend any more when they will do it for free...

Exactly! He got a staggering growth in our deficit, damaged relations with our allies and Obamacare. What more could he want?

9 posted on 09/25/2012 1:44:41 PM PDT by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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To: blam

He has everything in place for his next move but timimg is the key to his treachery.


10 posted on 09/25/2012 1:46:44 PM PDT by DCmarcher-976453
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To: blam

[ George Soros Totally Bailed On Democrats This Election ]

If you believe THAT!.. you’re dumber than a box of rocks.. or a democrat..
Sorry for being redundant..


11 posted on 09/25/2012 1:47:46 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

“If you believe THAT!.. you’re dumber than a box of rocks.. “

Boxes of rocks everywhere resent that comparison.


12 posted on 09/25/2012 1:50:47 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Socialism only works...in Heaven where they don't need it and hell where they have it." - RR)
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To: DannyTN

Soros likes Mitt.


13 posted on 09/25/2012 1:51:20 PM PDT by donna (Chick-news: They report on what they love (Obama and movie stars and themselves).)
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To: blam

Soros? Bailout on Dems? I highly doubt it.


14 posted on 09/25/2012 1:58:51 PM PDT by hawaiianninja (Palm note to self: Work for a successful 2012! +Throw the liberal garbage out!)
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To: blam

Not what I read. Soros is now handing out the bribes again. How old is this nazi-collaborating POS anyway? Why isn’t he in hell where he belongs?


15 posted on 09/25/2012 2:03:36 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: blam

” but did give $35 million in 2009 to aid underprivileged children in New York state, and $1 million in 2010 to a group trying to legalize marijuana in California.”

Ironically, or not, many of those kids are underprivileged due to their parent(s) drug habits.


16 posted on 09/25/2012 2:08:28 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: blam

He did not get to become an evil multi-trillionaire by being stupid. He is not gonna go down in flames by hitching his wagon to an incompetent bumbler like Obozo.


17 posted on 09/25/2012 2:11:27 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: blam

I think it’s about time for this Jewish Nazi to drop dead.


18 posted on 09/25/2012 2:13:25 PM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: blam

All according to the plan.

How else can you further screw up USofA? He doesn’t get to vote, does he? An Honorary vote that’s counted Gazillions times?


19 posted on 09/25/2012 2:31:27 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: blam

Isn’t Soros’ company counting the vote?

What else does he need to do?


20 posted on 09/25/2012 2:36:20 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: blam

He has a whole alphabet soup of organizations he funds. DNC is just one of them.

In any case, he owns them outright.


21 posted on 09/25/2012 3:13:29 PM PDT by marron
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To: blam

He has a whole alphabet soup of organizations he funds. DNC is just one of them.

In any case, he owns them outright.


22 posted on 09/25/2012 3:13:54 PM PDT by marron
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To: kosciusko51

Who ls Geotge?


23 posted on 09/25/2012 3:25:14 PM PDT by ully2
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To: blam

Doesn’t he fund the ACORN groups in a huge way?


24 posted on 09/25/2012 3:28:37 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: blam
But here's the weird thing: He's not. Not this election, at least...not really - it was to be expected - Soros makes his money by buying up distressed assets and then watching them regain their value - he got his money's worth from supporting Obama and the 'rats because he knew they were out to try to bring this country down - now with the economy as bad as it is he's probably bought up enough cheap securities and real estate that he wants to see them return to where they should be valued - so it's time for his henchmen to go........
25 posted on 09/25/2012 5:06:07 PM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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