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  • George Soros Just Dropped Six Figures For A Democrat In A Major U.S. Election

    01/10/2018 6:28:24 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 32 replies
    http://www.sarahpalinblog.com ^ | January 11, 2018 | Mary Kate Knorr
    Liberal billionaire George Soros just donated $350K to a democrat running for governor in Florida, according to The Daily Caller. Soros gave another $100,000 to the mayor of Tallahassee, democrat Andrew Gillum. Check it out:
  • Trump will go to billionaires' get-together in Davos this month

    01/09/2018 12:06:20 PM PST · by dennisw · 20 replies
    dailymail ^ | 9 January 2018 | By Francesca Chambers, White House Correspondent
    Trump will go to billionaires' get-together in Davos this month but claims he will push 'America First' to the ultimate globalist gathering White House said the billionaire would attend the Swiss gathering that's taking place days before his first State of the Union address in a Tuesday statement 'The president welcomes opportunities to advance his America First agenda with world leaders,' White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump will be first sitting U.S. president to attend in 20 years President Donald Trump is heading to Davos for the world's most elite economic conference later this month. The White...
  • Jeff Bezos is now the richest man EVER: Amazon CEO's fortune rockets <tr>

    01/09/2018 8:54:59 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Jan 09, 2018 | Ariel Zilber
    Jeff Bezos, the newly minted richest man in the world, is now the wealthiest person of all-time after his fortune soared to new heights. Shares in Amazon hit an all-time high on Monday, which lifted Bezos’ net worth to a record $105.1billion, according to Bloomberg. That figure eclipses the $100billion worth that Microsoft boss Bill Gates amassed back in April 1999. In the last 12 months, Amazon’s stock has climbed by nearly 57 per cent. So far in 2018, the e-commerce giant’s shares have jumped 6.6 per cent. Amazon continued its dominance over the recent holiday period, grabbing 89 per...
  • Billionaire to Spend $30 Million on 2018 Elections. His Aim: Impeach Trump

    01/08/2018 3:11:10 PM PST · by Hadean · 46 replies
    New York Times ^ | Jan. 8, 2018 | CORAL DAVENPORT
    WASHINGTON — Tom Steyer, the billionaire environmentalist and Democratic political donor, announced Monday that his advocacy group, NextGen America, will spend $30 million to help Democrats retake the House in 2018, with the aim of eventually impeaching President Trump. Mr. Steyer also announced that he would not run for Senate or governor in California, as had been speculated. Mr. Steyer, who was a major donor to President Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign, emerged as the largest single political donor of the 2014 midterm election. His group spent $74 million to back Democrats that year, and $87 million in the 2016 elections....
  • Peter Thiel Planning Launch Of Conservative News Outlet With Mercers Family After Bannon Fiasco

    01/04/2018 9:53:45 PM PST · by blam · 21 replies
    Billionaire investor Peter Thiel is reportedly considering launching a conservative news outlet backed by the powerful Mercer family, along with a “cast of Fox News celebrities,” according to Michael Wolff book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” and a report from BuzzFeed news. According to Wolff, Fox News chairman Roger Ailes and Peter Thiel were set to discuss the idea of a conservative news outlet last May – however Ailes slipped and fell two days before the meeting, hitting his head and dying before the discussion could occur. Word of Thiel’s potential new venture with the Mercers is...
  • Pres.Trump’s Executive Order List Includes Dan Gertler–Connected To Clinton’s Pardon Of Marc Rich

    12/24/2017 7:35:06 AM PST · by davikkm · 33 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    In President Trump’s Executive Order signed on December 21, 2017, his list of individuals include many connected to the Clintons. But the major individual, who stands out is Dan Gertler, international businessman and billionaire, main business partner Glencore, whose founder Marc Rich was on the FBI’s most wanted list until pardoned in 2001 by Bill Clinton. Dan Gertler, who is alleged to have amassed a personal fortune of billions of dollars through corrupt deals in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is accused of using his personal relationship with Congolese President Joseph Kabila to siphon off cash from the sale of...
  • Wealthy CEOs Lecture Americans To Show ‘Courage’ by Submitting to Diversity and Amnesty

    12/14/2017 8:18:10 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 34 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | December 14, 2017 | Neil Munro
    Americans should have the courage to ignore their written laws, to amnesty DACA illegals and accept an open-borders world, says an op-ed by two wealthy CEOs who stand to gain more wealth in a labor market flooded by low-wage migrants. The op-ed by Tim Cook (CEO of Apple, wealth $800 million and growing) and Charles Koch (Koch Industries, $49 billion and growing) was posted in the Washington Post newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos (owner of Amazon, $98 billion and growing). Under the headline “Congress must act on the ‘dreamers,’” it declared: We must do better. The United States is at...
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now worth $100B thanks to Black Friday boom

    11/26/2017 8:46:56 PM PST · by Blue House Sue · 29 replies
    NBC ^ | 11/25/17 | YELENA DZHANOVA
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has reached a net worth of $100 billion — it's enough this holiday to buy over half a billion Echo speakers or pay the yearly subscriptions of more than 670 million Amazon Music Unlimited accounts. The online retail mogul this week surpassed Bill Gates on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, advancing almost $11 billion past the Microsoft co-founder. He can thank Black Friday sales for helping Amazon shares to jump more than 2 percent and online holiday sales to increase by more than 18 percent since last year, Bloomberg reported.
  • Report: Anti-Trump Saudi Prince Alwaleed Hung Upside Down

    11/23/2017 8:35:18 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 53 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/23/2017 | Jim Hoft
    “Dopey” Prince Alaweed Was Warned — Now He Sits In Prison In December 2015 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal slammed Donald Trump for proposing a ban on Muslim immigrants in the US after the San Bernardino attacks. Donald Trump hit the “dopey prince” back twice as hard. "Detained members of Saudi elite have been hung by their feet and beaten by interrogates, source says. Among those hung upside down are Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, an investor worth at least $7 billion who is being held at Riyadh’s Ritz Carlton. Saudi princes and billionaire businessmen arrested in a power grab earlier...
  • Give thanks: You’re better off than a billionaire

    11/22/2017 11:19:01 AM PST · by VegasVictor · 42 replies
    Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | November 22, 2017 | Victor Joecks
    Looking for something to be thankful for? Try this. You have it better than billionaire John Rockefeller (1839-1937) ever did. Rockefeller founded the Standard Oil Co. and became one of the richest men in American history. When he died, he had a fortune worth around $1.4 billion, or $25 billion in today’s dollars. He had more money. You have better stuff. How many lights did you turn on today? Thomas Edison didn’t patent the incandescent light bulb until Rockefeller was in his 40s. There wasn’t an electrical grid, so small generators powered the first light bulbs. Today, electricity is an...
  • Russian oligarch docks yacht in Palm Beach ahead of Trump visit

    11/21/2017 12:13:19 PM PST · by Cementjungle · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/18/2017 | Julia Manchester
    A prominent Russian oligarch with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin has docked his 500-foot yacht in the Port of Palm Beach, just days before President Trump makes his way to Mar-a-Lago. Roman Abramovich docked the yacht, which is estimated to be worth between $400 and $500 million, at the port on Friday afternoon, and is expected to stay until Dec. 5, according to The Palm Beach Post. Abramovich's arrival comes days before Trump is set to arrive at his Florida resort, dubbed the "winter White House," for the Thanksgiving holiday. There have not been reports or signs that the...
  • Bill Gates Firm buys AZ land for $80 Mil to create futuristic metropolis

    11/12/2017 7:14:05 PM PST · by luv2ski · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 12, 2017
    A real estate investment firm owned by Bill Gates recently bought a giant plot of land in Arizona for $80 million to be developed into a “smart city.” Arizona-based Belmont Partners, one of Gates’ investment firms, purchased close to 25,000 acres of land in Tonopah, around 50 miles west of Phoenix, to create a “smart city” called Belmont, KPNX reported.
  • Saudi Billionaire Arrested with 10 Others - Waleed Bin Talal

    11/04/2017 3:11:23 PM PDT · by scooby321 · 308 replies
    Spectator Index ^ | 11/4/2017 | Staff
    BREAKING: Saudi Arabia arrests several senior princes including billionaire Waleed bin Talal and head of National Guard Miteb bin Abdullah
  • GOP Donor Behind Fusion GPS Trump Oppo Research IS TOP PAUL RYAN DONOR

    10/29/2017 8:22:40 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 32 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/29/2017 | Jim Hoft
    GIVE IT BACK, PAUL! THE CONSERVATIVE NEWS OUTLET WASHINGTON FREE BEACON WAS ORIGINAL FUNDER OF ANTI-TRUMP OPPO RESEARCH WITH FUSION GPS The Free Beacon informed House Intelligence officials on Friday that the news organization was the original funder for the anti-Trump Fusion GPS opposition research.Political operative Roger Stone said Thursday, as reported on The Gateway Pundit, that Paul Singer was the conservative billionaire behind the “Trump Dossier.”The Washington Free Beacon is funded by conservative Paul Singer who was an anti-Trumper and Marco Rubio supporter. Singer reportedly donated $2.5 million to the Marco Rubio campaign.Paul Singer is also a top Paul Ryan...
  • Billionaire Babis scores big in Czech election

    10/21/2017 11:18:52 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | 21 Oct 2017 | Jason Hovet, Robert Muller
    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech billionaire Andrej Babis won a thumping victory in Saturday’s parliamentary election, giving the anti-establishment businessman facing fraud charges a strong mandate to cut taxes, lift public investment and fight immigration. Babis's ANO movement held an unbeatable 30.04 percent of the vote with 94.4 percent of voting stations having reported -- almost three times any other party and giving it a chance to rule with just one partner in a coalition. (Graphic tmsnrt.rs/2vO4hPW) ANO is the first party to break a quarter century of dominance by two mainstream center-right and center-left parties, highlighting a shifting political landscape...
  • Billionaire Mark Cuban Says He's Qualified to Be President of the United States

    10/20/2017 12:23:06 PM PDT · by drewh · 74 replies
    Newsweek ^ | oct 20 2017 ast | By Zach Schonfeld
    In the age of a billionaire president with no real political experience, Mark Cuban, another billionaire with no real political experience, is being asked quite a bit about a prospective presidential bid. And he's not ruling it out. During an interview on the Fox News show Objectified (airing Sunday), the Shark Tank personality and owner of the Dallas Mavericks said he's qualified to be commander in chief. “I think we’re going into a time where you need somebody who can connect to people and relate to people, and I think I qualify on each of those," Cuban told host Harvey...
  • Trump drops 92 spots on Forbes' richest list

    10/17/2017 2:07:07 PM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/17/17 | Caitlin Yilek
    President Trump dropped 92 spots on Forbes' list of the 400 richest Americans in 2017.Trump now sits at No. 248, compared to being ranked No. 156 on the list last year. Forbes estimates the president's net worth to be $3.1 billion, a drop of $600 million since last year. Trump has claimed he worth's $10 billion.The magazine attributed the drop in Trump's fortune to "a tough New York real estate market, particularly for retail locations, a costly lawsuit and an expensive presidential campaign."Trump paid $25 million to settle three Trump University fraud lawsuits days before his was sworn in as...
  • Mark Cuban: I’m ‘Considering’ Running for President

    10/03/2017 12:58:42 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 73 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 10-03-2017 | BY: David Rutz
    Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban said he is "considering" running for president of the United States in a new podcast posted on Tuesday. In an interview on former Democratic South Carolina state representative Bakari Sellers' podcast ViewPoint, Cuban said he is an "independent all the way through" who tries to remain informed and objective on issues. Sellers noted that Cuban supported Hillary Clinton during her campaign against President Donald Trump in 2016 and asked if he would help Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections. Cuban said he would "probably not" be on the trail during the midterms. "Mark, are you considering...
  • Declare George Soros a terrorist and seize all of his related organizations' assets

    09/01/2017 11:49:16 AM PDT · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 63 replies
    whitehouse.gov/petition ^ | August 20, 2017 | Created by E.B
    WE THE PEOPLE ASK THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROPOSE A NEW ADMINISTRATION POLICY: Declare George Soros a terrorist and seize all of his related organizations' assets under RICO and NDAA law Needs 19,458 signatures by September 19, 2017 to get a response from the White House. Click here to sign the petition
  • White House Petition Aims to Declare George Soros a Terrorist

    09/01/2017 12:41:42 PM PDT · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 26 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 9.1.17 | Jason Devaney
    More than 75,000 people have signed a White House petition that would declare billionaire Democratic donor George Soros a terrorist.