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  • BUSTED: Obama Advisor Working To Defeat Nethanyahu Worked For Israel Hater

    01/28/2015 1:47:51 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 27 replies
    Got News ^ | 1-28-2015 | Charles C. Johnson
    Off to try to defeat Nethanyahu, Obama advisor Jeremy C. Bird once worked for an anti-Israel activist condemned by the Anti-Defamation League. Bird, then a student at Harvard’s Divinity School, worked for Edmund Hanauer, one of America’s most prominent anti-Israel activists, in 2002. Bird worked for Hanaeuer while Hanaeuer wrote a virulently anti-Israel op-ed that accused Israel of “state terrorism” and “war crimes,” and called for the arrest and prosecution of Israeli soldiers. Bird and Hanaeur also attacked Israel in speeches. Hanauer showed an anti-Israel film to a Harvard audience and gave a speech at Harvard in 2002. Bird also...
  • Liberal billionaire gears up for statewide $16 minimum wage push in 2016

    03/09/2015 4:25:54 PM PDT · by Baynative · 78 replies
    Shift WA ^ | March 9, 2015 | Staff
    “We’re building a new way of governing the state. Olympia’s not doing anything, so the power is shifting from Olympia to people like me.” – Seattle billionaire, Democrat financier and far-left activist Nick Hanauer.
  • Anti-gun billionaire: 'We need more school shootings'

    10/28/2014 5:59:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 10/28/2014 | Leo Hohmann
    It didn’t take long for some progressives to exploit the tragic shooting at a Washington State high school last Friday, as they used it in an attempt to gain support for a ballot initiative requiring expanded background checks on all gun transfers in the state. Within hours of the Oct. 24 shooting that claimed the lives of two students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, one of the billionaire backers of the Nov. 4 ballot initiative posted a link to the story on his Facebook page with the caption, “We need more school shootings!!! Vote yes on Initiative 591.” Facebook post by...
  • Bill Gates, wife donate $1 million to gun control group

    08/26/2014 6:37:26 PM PDT · by george76 · 56 replies
    ap ^ | August 25, 2014
    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, have donated $1 million to a Washington state campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales, bringing the total amount the campaign has brought in up to nearly $6 million. ... The large donation comes on the heels of fellow Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s $500,000 donation earlier this month. Also last week, venture capitalist Nick Hanauer donated an additional $1 million, bring his total donation to the campaign to nearly $1.4 million.
  • Internet billionaire Nick Hanauer warns of coming revolution

    07/01/2014 11:33:25 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 45 replies
    BBC News ^ | 6/30/2014 | BBC
    Nick Hanauer, internet entrepreneur, has a message for his fellow "zillionaires", the revolution is coming. Mr. Hanauer, an early investor in internet retail giant Amazon..... Now, he writes in Politico magazine, he sees a different kind of future, and the outlook for people like him is not a bright one: "If we don't do something to fix the glaring inequities in this economy, the pitchforks are going to come for us. No society can sustain this kind of rising inequality. In fact, there is no example in human history where wealth accumulated like this and the pitchforks didn't eventually come...
  • Larry Hanauer works for Rep. Jane Harman

    10/22/2006 3:55:41 AM PDT · by Sergeant Tim · 47 replies · 2,489+ views
    Stop the New York ^ | October 21, 2006 | editors
    Yet that fact is not what the New York Times wants to tell you. They prefer you to believe that the big story is about, "retaliation." So who is Larry Hanauer? Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESPRESS RELEASE H-405 U.S. Capitol, Washington, DC 20515 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: DAVID BUCKLEY APRIL 4, 2005 202-225-7690 HARMAN ANNOUNCES MINORITY STAFF HIRES AT INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE- Larry Hanauer comes from Booz Allen Hamilton, where he consulted on a range of intelligence issues for CIA, DIA, NGA and DHS. Previously, Hanauer spent eight years in the Office of the Secretary of Defense,...
  • Coincidence in this Town is Rare

    10/21/2006 8:59:07 AM PDT · by the Real fifi · 19 replies · 1,323+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 10/21/06 | Clarice Feldman
    Today, press reports indicate that it is Larry Hanauer, Rep. Jane Harman’s staffer, that Chairman Hoekstra has barred from seeing classified materials because he is suspected of having leaked the classified National Intelligence Estimate to the New York Times, in order to affect the election. This story is only beginning, and a fascinating backstory remains to be told about the Democrats in the House.
  • Democrat Staffer Suspended For Possible Leak Violations Has Ties to Rep. Jane Harman

    10/21/2006 12:31:57 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 34 replies · 1,742+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 10/21/2006 | NewsBusters
    As reported Friday, a Democrat staffer was suspended last week over possibly being the source of the recently leaked National Intelligence Estimate to the New York Times. New reports from the Los Angeles Times and Fox News identified the name of the staffer in question, and that he has ties to Rep. Jane Harman (D-California) who expressed such outrage over the incident (hat tip to Michelle Malkin): The aide was identified by other congressional officials as Larry Hanauer. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of a pending investigation into the leak, said Hanauer had held positions with...
  • House Intel Chair Suspends Staff Member

    10/19/2006 7:35:29 PM PDT · by Jewels1091 · 259 replies · 9,773+ views
    WASHINGTON -- House Intelligence Chairman Peter Hoekstra has suspended a Democratic staff member because of concerns he may have leaked a high-level intelligence assessment to The New York Times last month. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press Thursday night, Rep. Ray LaHood, R-Ill., a committee member, said that an unidentified staffer requested the document from National Intelligence Director John Negroponte three days before the Sept. 23 story about its conclusions
  • Is there a reason that Jane Harman is “Appalled”? (Leaker=Harman's Staffer)

    10/20/2006 1:59:35 PM PDT · by Republican Red · 35 replies · 2,089+ views
    Has Rep. Jane Harmen, a member of the House Intelligence Committee been divulging information to the MSM? Yesterday we learned that an unnamed democratic staffer had been suspended by House Intel Committee Chairman, Rep. Pete Hoekstra for possibly leaking a National Intelligence Estimate to the Ny Times. Of course the first to complain was in fact Jane Harman, who just happens to have been the one who pushed for it’s release from John Negreponte, and is even now pushing for a second NIE. The fact is that the staffer had been asked by someone, most likely Harmen to request the...
  • Web of Conspiracies. False rumors go from fringe staff go mainstream-again and again.

    05/18/2004 7:03:21 AM PDT · by .cnI redruM · 49 replies · 1,502+ views
    NRO ^ | May 18, 2004, 8:36 a.m. | Michael Rubin
    On May 13, 2004, Senator Edward Kennedy berated Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz at the Senate Armed Services Committee, condemning "disaster after disaster" in U.S. Iraq policy. Well before the Abu Ghraib revelations, Kennedy has sought to transform Iraqi freedom from a philosophical and strategic issue into a partisan debate, without regard either to reality or result. On April 6, Kennedy called Iraq "George Bush's Vietnam." On March 5, 2004, Senator Edward Kennedy, speaking before the Council on Foreign Relations, took the president to task for allegedly exaggerating the threat posed by Iraq: "The evidence so far leads to...