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  • Ebola Czar Vanishes from Democracy Alliance Website Ron Klain no longer listed as a trustee

    10/20/2014 3:08:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 10/20/14
    Third Way, a progressive think tank with ties to the Democracy Alliance, has removed newly appointed Ebola czar Ron Klain from its website, following a Washington Free Beacon report. The Free Beacon reported Friday on Klain’s status as a trustee for Third Way, and his past experience lobbying on behalf of a drug company that was accused of denying life-saving drugs to dying cancer patients. The choice of Klain to head the administration’s emergency response to Ebola was criticized as a political move. Klain is a political operative with no medical experience and a former advisor to former Vice President...
  • The Vast Left-Wing Conspiracy Explained in One Chart

    09/11/2014 8:54:39 AM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 10, 2014 | Brent Scher
    Koch Brothers go on offensive to expose dark money in politics. The Koch brothers—taking a break from such nefarious endeavors as spending money in support of their political positions and, worse, donating to hospitals—are going on the offensive with a campaign to expose the vast web of dark money spun by the Democracy Alliance. The Democracy Alliance is a secretive left-wing organization which connects big-money progressive donors to a long list of progressive organizations. A chart mapping out all the groups financed by the Democracy Alliance was distributed by Republicans on the Senate floor on Monday, and it makes clear...
  • A Window Opens Onto The Left Wing Conspiracy

    07/08/2014 8:37:50 PM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 20 replies
    powerlineblog.com ^ | 7/8/14 | John Hinderaker
    The Democracy Alliance is not a famous organization, but it deserves to be. The Alliance consists of approximately 100 rich liberals who have taken upon themselves the task of coordinating America’s many left-wing organizations to promote a single radical agenda. The Alliance does not publicize the names of its members, but it held a conference for its “partners” and membership prospects in April, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel (naturally) in Chicago. Someone who attended the conference unfortunately (heh) left his or her copy of the documents passed out by the Democracy Alliance behind, and they eventually fell into the wrong...
  • Democracy Alliance Warns Donors of Free Beacon Reporters

    06/23/2014 9:38:46 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 2 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 23 2014 | Washington Free Beacon
    One of the left’s leading dark money election-buying outfits warned its members in April to be on the lookout for reporters at its annual conference. The Democracy Alliance specifically named—and included photos of—eleven Washington Free Beacon reporters and editors. The BOLO list was posted publicly by Politico reporter Ken Vogel, who is also on the list, in a Monday story on the Democracy Alliance. DA board members were warned before [its April conference] in Chicago that reporters might stake out the meeting and were given a list of about 20 journalists — including photos — to watch out for. POLITICO...
  • Democracy Alliance Donors Finance and Help Run Obama Advocacy Group

    06/20/2014 12:12:40 PM PDT · by PoloSec
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 20 2014 | Lachlan Markay
    Members of a major left-wing dark money outfit are providing large chunks of cash for, and serving as top advisers and officers of, President Barack Obama’s personal advocacy group. Democracy Alliance donors have contributed at least $1.87 million to Organizing for Action (OFA), the 501(c)(4) organization that evolved out of Obama’s reelection campaign, according to data released by OFA. Democracy Alliance members also have official roles in running OFA. According to Democracy Alliance documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon, OFA’s board of directors includes four Democracy Alliance “partners,” individuals who pay $30,000 in annual dues and contribute at least...
  • Inside the Vast Liberal Conspiracy (Left fears Wash. Free Beacon)

    06/23/2014 6:17:31 AM PDT · by kristinn · 8 replies
    Politico ^ | Monday, June 23, 2014 5:01 a.m. EDT | Ken Vogel
    Picture this: millionaires and billionaires gathering under tight security in fancy hotels with powerful politicians and operatives to plot how their network of secret-money groups can engineer a permanent realignment of American politics. Only, it’s not the Koch brothers. It’s the liberal Democracy Alliance. The 21 groups at the core of the Democracy Alliance’s portfolio intend to spend $374 million during the midterm election cycle — including nearly $200 million this year — to boost liberal candidates and causes in 2014 and beyond, according to internal documents obtained by POLITICO. While growing sums of that cash are being spent vilifying...
  • George Soros-backed group plots $40M course to win 2014 votes

    05/20/2014 11:20:36 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 20, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    Koch brothers, move over. A group back by billionaire George Soros and other millionaires with progressive political slants are charting a course to give out nearly $40 million to various entities that can further their favored policy reforms — in 2014 alone, documents show. The documents, reported by the Washington Free Beacon, give a glimpse at the oft-guarded membership make-up of the Democracy Alliance, the umbrella network that’s funded by powerful liberals — including the noted progressive-minded Mr. Soros — to win crucial electoral battles. Within the pages obtained by the Free Beacon is the group’s core hope: to fundraise...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Democracy Alliance Network Revealed

    05/19/2014 12:01:08 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 16 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 19 2014 | Lachlan Markay
    Funding ‘snapshot’ details nearly $40 million in Alliance support for 20 groups this year A secretive dark money group backed by George Soros and other liberal mega-donors is looking to steer nearly $40 million to left-wing groups in 2014 to support high-profile political and policy efforts, according to documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The documents reveal for the first time the Democracy Alliance’s full portfolio of supported organizations, a large network of powerful liberal groups looking to win key electoral and legislative victories. The Democracy Alliance connects major Democratic donors with some of the largest and most influential...
  • National Leader of Douglas County Teachers’ Union Joins Ultra-Left Democracy Alliance ( Colorado )

    05/10/2014 7:15:28 AM PDT · by george76 · 7 replies
    Observer ^ | May 8, 2014
    The Democracy Alliance, a top-secret collective of ultra-rich left-wing political donors, has a new member — Randi Weingarten, who heads the labor union that represented Douglas County teachers until two years ago when the district went union-free. ... Weingarten is president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), an arm of the AFL-CIO whose affiliates include the Douglas County Federation. ... Ben DeGrow, Independence Institute senior education policy analyst, said Weingarten’s joining the Democracy Alliance shows that the union is using dues collected from teachers to pursue an extreme political agenda. ... Unlike other school districts, Douglas County no longer...
  • George Soros and Democracy Alliance Billionaires

    05/06/2014 9:57:01 AM PDT · by Dqban22 · 8 replies
    FRONTPAGE MAGAZINE ^ | May 5, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    George Soros and Democracy Alliance Billionaires are Plotting to Hijack the 2014 Election Posted By Daniel Greenfield In The Point With polls showing a Republican landslide in 2014, the corrupt financial interests that invented the Obama era are plotting to undermine democracy with a group named, what else, the Democracy Alliance. Leading the effort is international economic terrorist George Soros. The former Nazi collaborator has grown quite wealthy under Obama’s reign and is determined to keep him in power for as long as possible. A group of wealthy liberal donors who helped bankroll the Center for American Progress and other...
  • Read the Confidential Document Left Behind at the Democracy Alliance Meeting

    05/05/2014 10:17:14 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 9 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 5 2014 | Washington Free Beacon
    The Democracy Alliance takes pains to ensure that its work disbursing millions of dollars to top left-wing organizations remains secretive and free from public scrutiny. But a document left on the floor of the group’s recent gathering reveals for the first time the names of a number of individuals involved in the effort. It lists new Democracy Alliance “partners,” individuals who every year must pay $30,000 in dues and contribute at least $200,000 to the groups that DA supports. It also reveals names of DA “advisers,” foundation participants, and individuals getting a “sneak peek” at the group’s activities. Among its...
  • The left's secret club plans for 2014, 2016 (Pulling the country further to the left)

    04/24/2014 11:25:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Politico ^ | April 24, 2014 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    Some of the country’s biggest Democratic donors — including Tom Steyer and Jonathan Soros — are huddling behind closed doors next week in Chicago with union bigwigs and progressive superstars like Bill de Blasio to plan how to pull their party — and the country — to the left. The setting is the annual spring meeting of the Democracy Alliance, a secretive club of wealthy liberals that’s the closest thing the left has to the vaunted Koch brothers’ political network. The DA, as the liberal group is known to insiders, is increasing its ranks of rich donors for the first...
  • Hillary Super PAC fundraiser linked to Soros, Media Matters

    06/28/2013 12:26:39 PM PDT · by opentalk · 11 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | June 26, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    A founding member of the Ready for Hillary PAC’s Finance Council is a member of George Soros’ progressive donor network, The Democracy Alliance, and has links to controversial progressive organizations Media Matters for America and the Tides Foundation. San Francisco environmentalist Susie Tompkins Buell is one of the key founding members of the Finance Council for Ready for Hillary, a super PAC that hopes to build a strong coalition of donors and online supporters in preparation for Hillary Clinton’s expected 2016 presidential campaign. …Buell, a co-founder of the Esprit clothing line, is a member of the Democracy Alliance, a secretive...
  • The California Captivity of the Democratic Party

    06/02/2013 12:20:28 PM PDT · by fifedom · 11 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | May 31, 2013 | Matthew Continetti
    This is a story about politics and power in the golden land, and it begins with the money. In early May a luxury resort in Laguna Beach, Calif., hosted a five-day semi-annual meeting of the Democracy Alliance, a secret, invitation-only organization of liberal moneybags that since its formation in 2005 has directed some $500 million in contributions to progressive groups. Never has a wolves’ den been so posh.
  • Court ruling could widen health coverage disparities among states

    06/29/2012 4:14:09 AM PDT · by CutePuppy · 8 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 28, 2012 | Noam Levey
    President Obama, in his drive for a national healthcare overhaul, strove to provide a new guarantee that all Americans, no matter where they lived, would have basic protection against sickness and disease, ending decades of variations among states. ..... < snip > Under the court's ruling, states will be free to decide not to cover all their poor residents through their Medicaid programs.That may mean liberal states that have embraced the healthcare law such as California, Massachusetts and Maryland will in 2014 effectively offer all their residents health coverage, a key goal of the law Obama signed two years ago....
  • Defunct or Lying Low? Once Powerful Soros-Backed Project Goes Mysteriously Silent

    10/24/2012 6:48:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    blaze ^ | May 1, 2012 | Becket Adams
    The Secretary of State Project, the once influential group backed by billionaire philanthropist George Soros, has either gone into hiding or informally disbanded. What happened? Did the group just disappear? Well, before we investigate the group’s possible demise, perhaps a quick history lesson is in order. ... “In most states the secretary of state is the chief elections officer, so putting left-wingers in the often-overlooked but critically important office allows these political radicals to manipulate the electoral process,” writes Matthew Vadum for the American Spectator. “This is what liberals call ‘election protection,’” he adds. Add billionaire donor George Soros and...
  • George Soros and Other Lefty Moneybags Types Aren't Primarying Lousy Old Democrats Because ...

    05/25/2012 2:18:11 AM PDT · by Kukai · 8 replies
    Reason.com ^ | May 24, 2011 | Matt Welch
    Former Reasoner David Weigel has an interesting article up that seeks to answer why there aren't any Club For Growth/FreedomWorks/Tea Party/Paulista-style primary-election challenges to the worst of the Democratic Party's status quo (like, say, the execrable Dianne Feinstein). This section in particular is unintentionally revealing: Two months ago, Progressive Insurance founder Peter Lewis left the Democracy Alliance, a lefty donor coalition. Earlier this month, billionaire George Soros made his first 2012 political donations—$1 million each to America Votes and American Bridge 21st Century. That’s $23.5 million less than he gave to liberal groups in 2004. According to David McKay, chairman...
  • The Soros Summit -FB exclusive:Inside the secret Miami meeting-George Soros’s liberal conspiracy

    05/15/2012 8:58:40 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 20 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 5-15-12 | Andrew Stiles
    Complete Title: The Soros Summit - Free Beacon exclusive: Inside the secret Miami meeting of George Soros’s liberal conspiracy ### A secretive network of left-wing billionaires and their political operatives descended on the luxurious Biltmore Hotel in Miami over the weekend to discuss strategy for the coming elections. The location of the conference had been kept a closely guarded secret by the members and guests of Democracy Alliance (DA), a collection of ultra-wealthy liberal donors formed in 2005, and is reported here in a Washington Free Beacon exclusive. Attendees roamed the grounds at the 150-acre tropical resort on their way...
  • Leftist War Chest on the Verge of Collapse?

    04/03/2012 4:54:09 AM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 3, 2012 | Matthew Vadum
    A serious internal schism has developed that threatens to destroy the Democracy Alliance, George Soros’s financial clearinghouse that funds groups and projects aimed at turning America into a European-style socialist state. The preeminent funder of the Left in the United States, Soros favors American decline and has said that European-style socialism “is exactly what we need now.” The radical, anti-American philanthropist praises Red China effusively, saying the totalitarian nation has “a better-functioning government than the United States.” The conflict within Soros’s group has created two factions. On one side are Democracy Alliance members who believe in the original mission of...
  • Media Matters, Lefty Propaganda Sites Lose Top Donor

    03/22/2012 7:35:59 AM PDT · by hope · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/22/12
    Is there trouble in paradise? You may not be aware of the name "Democracy Alliance," but you know who they are. It's an organization that gathers liberal 1%ers and tells them which other leftist organizations they should give their tax-deductible "charitable" donations to. George Soros? Yup. Founding member of the Democracy Alliance. It was founded as a way to control where liberal 1% money would go so that it would have the most impact. Apparently, recent decisions on where the money goes has left a certain major donor - Peter Lewis, founder of Progressive Insurance - with a bad taste...
  • Billionaire Peter Lewis leaves Democracy Alliance, the liberal donor network

    03/21/2012 5:38:55 PM PDT · by george76 · 14 replies
    daily caller ^ | 03/21/2012
    Peter Lewis, one of the Democracy Alliance’s founding billionaires, has dropped out of the influential liberal donor network... Lewis, the eccentric and reclusive founder of the insurer Progressive Corp., is one of the biggest donors in Democratic and liberal politics. He invested $25 million in the failed effort to oust President George W. Bush in 2004, making him one of the biggest donors in American political history. He coordinated his giving that year with billionaire George Soros, who gave $50 million.
  • Media Matters: How They Deceive and Why It Matters (Lila Rose)

    04/02/2011 1:40:31 PM PDT · by bronxville · 11 replies
    bigjournalism.com ^ | Apr 1st 2011 | Lee Stranahan
    Media Matters: How They Deceive and Why It Matters Posted by Lee Stranahan Apr 1st 2011 Yesterday, I did a piece showing how Media Matters used deceptive editing techniques on the Fox / Bill Sammon story. I’m still waiting to hear back from Sammon before I do part two but I wanted to show you a couple of more videos that I’ve done in the meantime. The first one shows how Media Matters used the ‘straw man’ fallacy to attempt to discredit the piece published by Lila Rose yesterday on the Mammosham story. As I say in the video, your...
  • Soros: Obama shouldn't compromise

    11/18/2010 1:50:19 PM PST · by markomalley · 29 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/18/2010 | Kenneth P Vogel
    Meeting with major Democratic donors in Washington this week, George Soros urged them to pressure the Obama administration to focus on liberal policy priorities including climate change and immigration reform, which are considered non-starters with Republicans set to assume control of the House. Soros, a billionaire who has been among the most generous donors to liberal causes over the years, has recently indicated he no longer intends to fund the kind of independent political advertising campaigns he backed in 2004 and that Republican allies used to bombard Democrats in the midterm elections. During a private session Wednesday on the sidelines...
  • More J-Street revelations; moneymen and more Soros connections

    10/03/2010 1:15:01 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 3, 2010 | Ed Lasky
    When Eli Lake's story regarding J Street's donor list was published the role of George Soros created controversy. Soros has a long history of funding anti-Israel activism so his role at J Street was deliberately hidden by the group for years. Now more revelations have started to leak. I did a bit of further research (hat tip: Cheryl Lewin) about another donor and supporter of J Street: Gail Furman. She sits on its advisory council and is a donor listed on its Form 990  . She is also a member of the board of the Soros-created Democracy Alliance - a...
  • Like a Virgin Island Resident: Lefty financier and congresswoman’s fiancée dodged U.S. taxes

    10/15/2010 2:39:14 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 19 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | October 15, 2010 | Alana Goodman
    As far as liberal financiers go, you don’t get much more powerful than S. Donald Sussman. Since 1989, the hedge-fund billionaire has pumped millions into the coffers of Democratic politicians and their political pet projects. Sussman sits on the board of the Center for American Progress, the Democracy Alliance and the dovish Israel Policy Forum, and he’s been one of the top contributors to left-leaning 527 organizations during the 2010 election cycle. But while Sussman has long kept a behind-the-scenes profile, a recent ethics controversy in Maine has flung him into the center of a complicated dispute over state residency,...
  • Soros' latest gambit

    09/12/2010 9:55:08 AM PDT · by yoe · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 11, 2010 | Ed Lasky
    George Soros, patron saint of Democrats everywhere, sugar daddy of their party, early backer of Barack Obama, funder of influential think tanks (such as the omnipresent Center for American Progress, a group that has become a media mouthpiece), and the grand champion funder of 527 groups nationwide (such as MoveOn.org) has been funding the takeover of one more branch of government: states' judiciary, according to this (Washington Post).[snip] Of course, Soros and his allies and employees are fighting back-justifying their actions by bringing out the old bugaboo of corporate America. They justify their efforts by characterizing them as defensive and,...
  • Dem Group Launches '(Sexual Profanity) Tea' Campaign

    08/12/2010 12:02:11 PM PDT · by kristinn · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | Thursday, August 12, 2010 | Ben Smith
    SNIP To that end, the Agenda Project, a new, progressive group with roots in New York's fundraising scene and a goal of strengthening the progressive movement, has launched the "(sexual profanity deleted) Tea project," which is aimed, the group's founder Erica Payne wrote in an e-mail this morning, "to dismiss the Tea Party and promote the progressive cause." ""We will be launching new products in the next several months to help people all over the country (sexual profanity deleted) Tea," Payne told POLITICO. "Products like a Glenn Beck Bowl Buddy (Beck B Scrubbin) and others are perfect holiday gifts or...
  • Karl Rove Building The Right’s Answer To The Soros-Led Democracy Alliance

    06/25/2010 1:42:11 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 35 replies · 1+ views
    Bush political advisor Karl Rove, whom leftists consider to be a Snidely Whiplash-like figure, is reportedly putting together a group on the right to be an answer to the George Soros-led Democracy Alliance. Politico reports on the developing group, referring to it as a massive fundraising, organizing and advertising machine based on the model assembled by Democrats early in the decade, and with the same ambitious goal — to recapture Congress and the White House. Also involved is former GOP chairman Ed Gillespie. “Where they have a chess piece on the board, we need a chess piece on the board,”...
  • WHO Is In Charge of the White House? SEIU or Obama?

    01/18/2010 8:26:57 AM PST · by opentalk · 16 replies · 1,068+ views
    Wordpress ^ | 1-18-2010 | Romanticpoet's Weblog
    “We are going to paint the Nation purple with SEIU” ~~Barack Obama (See video at very end of this blog)…… Andy Stern; President of the SEIU with 22+ visits to the White House within six months.Anna Burger; The conduit between the following Progressive entities. Vice Chair of the Democracy Alliance: George Soros, Drummond Pike (Tides), John Podesta of the Center for American Progress (Progressive think tank), Center for Progressive Leadership, the NDN, et. al Member of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory BoardDirector at They Work For Us: Tied to Chuck Rocha of the Hispanic Caucus Institue, Eli Pariser (of Moveon.org,...
  • Cheap Natural Gas and Its Enemies

    12/21/2009 3:29:02 AM PST · by Scanian · 5 replies · 576+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | December 21, 2009 | Ed Lasky
    A vast reservoir of clean-burning natural gas could be available at reasonable cost in the coming years, freeing us from some of our dependence on imported energy. Yet there are those who consider such a development a threat. A small group of billionaires (and mere multimillionaires), formed under the aegis of the Democracy Alliance, has amassed a great deal of political influence in America on behalf of the Democratic Party and Democratic politicians. Among the more important members of this "club" are George Soros and his liberal allies, Herbert and Marion Sandler. The latter two are billionaire beneficiaries of the...
  • American Spectator warns of Soros’ manipulation of 2010+ elections

    12/17/2009 10:14:33 AM PST · by opentalk · 65 replies · 2,533+ views
    post and email ^ | Dec. 17, 2009 | John Charlton/ Matthew Vadum
    With a mere investment of $780,000 Soros and his allies were able to suborn free elections in the states of Montana, West Virginia, Missouri, Oregon, in 2008, and in Minnesota, Ohio, New Mexico, Nevada and Iowa, in 2006. How did he achieve so much with so little? He founded a 527 group which funded candidates in one kind of race in which the victor has the most influence over election integrity, and in which there is so little political competition: the Secretaries of State. In each State the SoS job is entrusted with overseeing the protection of free and fair...
  • Soros: Obama's Puppeteer (Part 1 - 3)

    10/05/2009 9:08:44 AM PDT · by Kimberly GG · 5 replies · 729+ views
    Hubpages ^ | unknown | "jiberish"
    The Man Behind the Curtain and his Drones. ...."In a November 2008 in and interview with Spiegel, Soros made some comments that accurately outlined precisely the course that President Obama's administration would eventually pursue in 2009: "I think we need a large stimulus package which will provide funds for state and local government to maintain their budgets -- because they are not allowed by the constitution to run a deficit. For such a program to be successful, the federal government would need to provide hundreds of billions of dollars. In addition, another infrastructure program is necessary. In total, the cost...
  • New Evidence Cheney Swayed Reaction to Leak (Obama still hunting)

    07/03/2009 11:34:07 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 35 replies · 1,496+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 7-3-09 | R. Jefferey Smith
    A document filed in federal court this week by the Justice Department offers new evidence that former vice president Richard B. Cheney helped steer the Bush administration's public response to the disclosure of Valerie Plame Wilson's employment by the CIA and that he was at the center of many related administration deliberations. The administration's discussion of Wilson's link to the CIA was meant to undermine criticism by her husband of administration allegations that Iraq attempted to acquire uranium, a matter that her husband had probed for the CIA, according to testimony presented in a 2007 trial. *snip* He mentioned in...
  • Why Norm Coleman Will Win (+GOP Activists to Sue)

    01/17/2009 10:02:03 AM PST · by flattorney · 33 replies · 3,235+ views
    Town Hall ^ | Saturday, January 17, 2009 | Ron Carey
    Anyone following the recount has no doubt heard the bluster and bravado regularly coming from the Al Franken campaign. However, in recent days, Franken and his Washington legal team have seemed awfully desperate for a campaign that is trying to convince people they are winning. They have now tried to shove Al Franken onto the Senate floor through three separate venues – only be to be rebuffed and delayed because their effort clearly violates Minnesota law. Why, if they claim to have a lead, are they so desperately anxious to put Al Franken in a Senate seat? Simple: They know...
  • Coleman camp: Franken at (MN) Supreme Court like bank robber asking for receipt

    01/13/2009 7:36:42 PM PST · by flattorney · 14 replies · 1,937+ views
    The Minnesota Independent ^ | January 13, 2009 | Chris Steller
    Al Franken filed a petition with the Minnesota Supreme Court … that’s a bit like a bank robber stopping on his way out the door to ask the teller for a receipt.” That’s how an e-mail appeal for funds from the campaign of former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman described today’s legal move by the Al Franken campaign that asked the state’s high court to order the governor to issue an election certificate. In another response, Coleman attorney Fritz Knaak told reporters that Franken has gone beyond the “epitome of arrogance … [by] asking to go above the laws of our...
  • Video: The O'Reilly Factor: Hollywood-Soros-Franken, + Can Coleman Still Win?

    01/12/2009 11:34:05 AM PST · by flattorney · 11 replies · 2,161+ views
    The O'Reilly Factor ^ | January 9, 2009 | Staff/MDE
    FOX "The O'Reilly Factor"Video: "Minnesota Madness" Segment Aired Friday, January 9, 2008       Bill and two Republican guests(1) discuss Hollywood’s and George Soros massive donations to elected “Porn-o-Rama” Franken. This includes, a rare and calculated move(2), by George Soros who personally held a large post-election Franken fundraiser at his residence in New York City to support Al in the ballot recount/contest(3). I wrote about and published the list of Hollywood/high profile Franken donors three days before this news piece, not that this was new Soros Shadow Party news for anyone that has closely followed/been involved in this Coleman-Franken fiasco....
  • Why Soros wants Norm Coleman out of the Senate (A Must Read)

    01/09/2009 2:27:47 PM PST · by flattorney · 44 replies · 3,807+ views
    American Thinker ^ | January 09, 2009 | Ed Lasky
    George Soros is the biggest sugar daddy of the Democratic Party, and naturally wants to ensure that the Democrats have a monopoly of power in America. Recently, I wrote an article for American Thinker on the role that George Soros has played in helping the Democrat Al Franken in his race against the Republican incumbent Norm Coleman for a Senate seat in Minnesota. However, there may be one other reason that Soros was determined that Norm Coleman in particular lose his seat. This was personal. Norm Coleman was the chairman of the Senate Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations and as...
  • Coleman to Petition MN Supreme Court re: Uniform Ballots Standard (Legal Letters Attached)

    12/12/2008 6:34:44 PM PST · by flattorney · 21 replies · 1,523+ views
    Minnesota Democrats Exposed ^ | December 12, 2008 | Ryan Flynn
    ST. PAUL – Following the State Canvassing Board’s confusing actions over the so-called “fifth pile” ballots, the Coleman for Senate campaign today announced that it will be filing a petition with the Minnesota Supreme Court to create a uniform standard for which ballots belong in the fifth pile. Fritz Knaak, Senior Counsel for the Coleman campaign, made the following statement at press conference this afternoon. “The actions today by the Canvassing Board can only be described as confusing to us. “While advocates for the Franken Campaign stood outside with signs reminiscent of Florida in 2000, what we now have before...
  • The Democracy Alliance Does America: The Soros-Founded Plutocrats&#8217; Club Forms State Chapters

    12/10/2008 10:11:58 AM PST · by vadum · 8 replies · 416+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | December 2008 | Matthew Vadum and James Dellinger
    George Soros’s secretive donors’ collaborative, the Democracy Alliance (DA), is trying to fund a permanent political infrastructure of nonprofit think tanks, media outlets, leadership schools, and activist groups to compete with the conservative movement. The DA has put its imprimatur on the Democratic Party and the progressive movement by steering hundreds of millions of dollars to liberal nonprofits. The DA helped Democrats give Republicans a shellacking in November. Now it’s organizing state-level chapters in at least 19 states, and once-conservative Colorado, which hosts the Democracy Alliance’s most successful state affiliate, has turned Democrat blue. Moreover, the DA-funded “Secretary of State...
  • Intel on The Huffington Post

    12/01/2008 5:52:21 PM PST · by TET1968 · 3 replies · 517+ views
    CNet ^ | Caroline McCarthy
    "Liberal news outlet The Huffington Post has announced its latest venture funding round. The upswing: It is $25 million, not $15 million as previously rumored."
  • GOP-killing juggernaut puts bull's-eye on states.

    12/05/2008 12:32:37 PM PST · by Richard_ Saunders_2000 · 22 replies · 784+ views
    WorldNet Daily ^ | 12/5/2008 | By Bob Unruh
    A Democratic juggernaut of local and regional organizations that blast Republicans and promote Democrats using money donated by hundreds of millionaires and even billionaires was a key to President-elect Barack Obama's win over GOP candidate Sen. John McCain last month. And a new report warns the same attack strategy now is being implemented in states, targeting especially the offices of secretary of state, where elections are managed
  • GOP-killing juggernaut puts bull's-eye on states: Millionaires, billionaires donating

    12/05/2008 4:39:37 AM PST · by dascallie · 23 replies · 1,409+ views
    GOP-killing juggernaut puts bull's-eye on states Millionaires, billionaires donating to takeover plan December 05, 2008 12:15 am Eastern By Bob Unruh © 2008 WorldNetDaily Sen. Barack Obama, a beneficiary of a new Democratic strategy to take over elections? A Democratic juggernaut of local and regional organizations that blast Republicans and promote Democrats using money donated by hundreds of millionaires and even billionaires was a key to President-elect Barack Obama's win over GOP candidate Sen. John McCain last month. And a new report warns the same attack strategy now is being installed in states, targeting especially the offices of secretary of...
  • The Soros Connection in the Minnesota Senate Race Vote Count

    11/17/2008 2:08:30 AM PST · by neverdem · 29 replies · 2,770+ views
    American Thinker ^ | November 17, 2008 | Ed Lasky
    The Minnesota senate race is generating a level of heat rare in a Minnesota November. With a filibuster-proof Senate hanging in the balance, it is worthwhile looking to the fine hand of George Soros, operating through a network of fat cat leftwing money bags who have collectively funded a myriad of nonprofit political spawn. At least two entities funded by Soros and his plutocrat wannabe pals hav prepared the soil for the contentious and suspicious process of tabulating and recounting the vote totals of incumbent Senator Norm Coleman and challenger Al Franken. We have written several times the rising influence...
  • Obama's ACORN: A Corrupt Organization of Revolutionary Nuts

    10/10/2008 12:36:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 1,040+ views
    The Post Chronicle ^ | October 10, 2008 | Michael J. Gaynor
    If you believe Crystal Gail Mangum, the ex-convict stripper still falsely posing as a gang rape victim, you probably believe that the innocuously named ACORN (the acronym for Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) is a fine association honorably pursuing laudable goals. That's nuts! Mangum is a con artist still lying outrageously and ACORN is a sinister association out to take over America by putting politicians of its choosing, especially Barack Hussein Obama, Jr., in power, by doing whatever it takes, despite the law. ACORN is dangerous. Bowing to ACORN's political power and thuggish tactics resulted in many of...
  • Colorado Dems planned to "educate the idiots" (minorities)

    10/01/2008 3:37:16 PM PDT · by flyfree · 14 replies · 2,124+ views
    Face the State is breaking news that a memo distributed among top ranking Colorado Democrats outlined a plan to "educate the idiots" and specifically targetted minorities among other "idiot" groups: In a confidential internal memorandum obtained by Face The State (PDF), the Colorado Democracy Alliance outlines a roster of "operatives" who worked for Democratic victory in the 2006 general election. The document outlines specific tasks for various members of the state's liberal infrastructure, including a campaign to "educate the idiots," assigned to the state's AFL-CIO union. Among the operation's intended targets: "minorities, GED's, drop-outs." The full memo can be found...
  • The Evolving Agenda of George Soros’s Democracy Alliance

    09/09/2008 2:39:35 PM PDT · by vadum · 104+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | September 8, 2008 | Matthew Vadum
    The Democracy Alliance, as we observed in the January 2008 issue of Foundation Watch ("Billionaires for Big Government: What's Next for George Soros's Democracy Alliance?"), is slowly maturing and becoming more focused in its objectives. Could it be that the Democracy Alliance has finally adopted a firm business plan? Since its founding in 2005, the DA, a liberal donors' collaborative that aims to create a permanent political infrastructure of nonprofits, think tanks, media outlets, leadership schools, and activist groups--a kind of "vast left-wing conspiracy" to compete with the conservative movement, has focused on fairly well-established pressure groups, watchdogs and think...
  • Obama's Liberal Shock Troops (Important read)

    07/12/2008 7:07:58 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 65 replies · 248+ views
    WSJ ^ | July 12, 2008
    Obama's Liberal Shock Troops By JOHN FUND July 12, 2008 While he is a skilled candidate, Barack Obama's ability to surprise, stun and sweep over the vaunted Clinton Machine to capture the Democratic nomination was rooted in his background as a community organizer. He's now turning those skills to the general election. But liberals aren't just on the march on the presidential level. This year, liberal activists are spending parts of the fortunes of their wealthy donors to transform politics at the state and local level. In 2005, billionaire investor George Soros convened a group of 70 super-rich liberal donors...
  • Billionaires for Big Government: What’s Next for George Soros’s Democracy Alliance?

    03/03/2008 9:42:32 AM PST · by vadum · 14 replies · 212+ views
    Capital Research Center ^ | January 2008 | Matthew Vadum and James Dellinger
    Just three years ago the Democratic Party was in disarray. Despite record high-dollar donations from affluent supporters, Democrats had failed to reclaim the White House and Congress. Shell-shocked by their defeat, George Soros and other wealthy liberals formed a loose-knit group to consider how to fund a political comeback. Their answer: Create a permanent political infrastructure of nonprofits, think tanks, media outlets, leadership schools, and activist groups—a kind of “vast left-wing conspiracy” to compete with the conservative movement. The group they created –called the Democracy Alliance (DA)— is meant to be a financial clearinghouse. The Alliance got off to a...
  • Billionaires for Big Government By Matthew Vadum and James Dellinger

    01/16/2008 12:11:14 PM PST · by K-oneTexas · 8 replies · 205+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 16 January 2008 | Matthew Vadum and James Dellinger
    Billionaires for Big Government   By Matthew Vadum and James Dellinger Human Events | Wednesday, January 16, 2008 The Democracy Alliance (DA) is maturing. After several years of internal strife, management squabbles, a few political purges and frustrating electoral setbacks, the group whose mission is to tilt American politics leftward has found its footing. The DA is becoming what leftist blogger Markos Moulitsas of DailyKos fame called for in 2005: “A vast, Vast Left Wing Conspiracy to rival” the conservative movement. It relies less on traditional Democratic Party “machine” politics, which typically draws upon fat cats, institutions (the party...
  • Soros the Guiltless

    10/15/2007 4:20:13 AM PDT · by Renfield · 28 replies · 86+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 10-15-07 | James Arlandson
    One of the marks of traumatic stress is a constant feeling of guilt. Some of the rescue workers at Ground Zero on 9/11 still suffer from survivor guilt today. They constantly wonder, "Why did those people die? Why not me?" Yet guilt is what makes civilized society possible; it's what keeps us from unleashing our most selfish impulses on each other. Not everybody is capable of feeling guilt. Psychopaths do not experience it. That is a defining feature of the disorder. That is why psychopaths can do things that would haunt most of us forever. Think of O.J. Simpson, or...