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  • MAINSTREAM MEDIA CONTINUES TO LIE ON “GUNWALKER” SCANDAL

    07/15/2011 5:23:36 AM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    ruthfullyyours.com ^ | 15 July, 2011 | Ruth King
    “Smoking gun” emails and other recent revelations about “Operation Fast and Furious” — and other gunrunning operations by agencies of President Obama’s executive branch — have backed the mainstream media into a corner: they have been responding with silence or with outright deception. One need look no further than CNN, where syndicated columnist (and PJMedia contributor) Ruben Navarrette Jr. delivered a whopper of a lie Thursday [1], claiming that the administration’s attempt to create rifle reporting requirements actually affects machine guns. He claimed: "The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has decided to try to clean up Dodge City...
  • Liberal Media Tries to Hand-Pick GOP Nominee - Again

    07/12/2011 12:28:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 12, 2011 | Douglas MacKinnon
    As a conservative with some experience in presidential politics, it's more than amusing for me to watch left-of-center mainstream reporters and pundits — and even a few establishment-type Republicans — work overtime to lock the 2012 GOP contenders and potential contenders into the box of conventional wisdom. That's nice of them, except conventional wisdom caught the last bus out of our unraveling republic a long time ago. As nature does indeed hate a vacuum, in its place stepped "any port in a storm." As the tens of millions of Americans who do care about traditional values watch in horror as...
  • (Vanity) How to take on the MSM

    07/07/2011 9:24:44 AM PDT · by EQAndyBuzz · 25 replies
    7/7/11 | Self
    How come we are not taking on the MSM?
  • Meet the NYT's Executive Editor: "Leftist, Elitist, Communist, Socialist" Bill Keller

    07/06/2011 7:09:51 AM PDT · by lbryce · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | July 6, 2011 | Clay Waters
    The latest edition of the New York Times’s Sunday magazine gave conservatives a rare opportunity to repurpose Times Executive Editor Bill Keller as a pinata, though the paper’s intent may have been to make its conservative critics look irrational. Readers responded bluntly to Keller’s trashing of Sarah Palin in his column for the June 19 issue, in which he claimed “most journalists would recoil in horror from the idea” of a Palin presidency. The Times printed a full page of letters, a dozen in all, from insulting Keller critics and Palin sympathizers. A few were incisive: You write that only...
  • Jake Tapper Concedes Media's Bias on Obama Medal of Honor Gaffe, Double Standard on Bachmann

    07/05/2011 2:18:09 PM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 7/5/11 | Scott Whitlock
    ABC White House correspondent Jake Tapper appeared on the June 27 edition of Dennis Miller's radio show and conceded to a media blackout of Barack Obama's Medal of Honor gaffe. (The President confused a living recipient with the deceased Jared Monti who died in combat.) Tapper admitted that the President made "a big uncomfortable mistake." He added, "And I don't think that that got the same kind of coverage as, you know, when Sarah Palin got Paul Revere's ride-" Tapper's right. His own network, ABC, as well as CBS and NBC have skipped the Monti story. Tapper was away when...
  • Juan Williams: Media Matters ‘Ruins People’s Lives’ Over Political Disagreements

    07/05/2011 8:51:21 AM PDT · by freespirited · 38 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 07/05/11 | Matt Schneider
    Juan Williams appeared on Fox & Friends and told Brian Kilmeade it was laughable that Media Matters is considered a charitable institution when they are dedicated to silencing honest debate. Kilmeade was shocked that Media Matters searches for disgruntled Fox News employees to help with their campaign against the network, and now Williams and other Fox personalities seem ready to fight back. Williams described the evolution of Media Matters: “Obviously it’s not an honest watchdog group anymore. They used to monitor the media and point out things that were wrong, false, inappropriate, which is fine, but what you are hearing...
  • Stephanopoulos warns Bachmann: Media Will Investigate Your 23 Foster Children...

    06/28/2011 10:09:32 AM PDT · by kcvl · 96 replies
    Stephanopoulos: Finally one—one final question. I think one of the most impressive things that people find in your background is the fact that you and your husband have helped raise 23 foster children and I know you want to shield them but are they prepared and are you prepared for the loss of privacy that comes with the president campaign? And is that something you are concerned about for them?
  • Stephanopoulos Tries Savaging Bachmann

    06/28/2011 7:39:07 AM PDT · by camle · 71 replies · 1+ views
    fox nation ^ | 28-jun-2011 | fox nation
    ABC News' George Stephanopoulos said the media plans on investigating all 23 of Michele Bachmann's foster children, tries to get her to say she'd eliminate the minimum wage, tries to stir up trouble between her and Palin, and debates her about the founding fathers and slavery.
  • Latest attack on Issa reeks of desperation to deflect 'Gunwalker' culpability

    06/24/2011 1:30:17 PM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    St. Louis Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 23 June, 2011 | Kurt Hofmann
    The Washington Post is now claiming (as told by conveniently anonymous sources) that Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA, and Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee) was briefed on "Operation Fast and Furious" last year, and did not object: A chief Republican critic of a controversial U.S. anti-gun-trafficking operation was briefed on ATF’s “Fast and Furious” program last year and did not express any opposition, sources familiar with the classified briefing said Tuesday. Rep. Darrell Issa (Calif.), who has repeatedly called for top Justice Department officials to be held accountable for the now-defunct operation, was given highly specific information...
  • Time Magazine: Constitution Doesn't Limit Government, ObamaCare Constitutional

    06/24/2011 3:38:29 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 108 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | June 23, 2011 | Eric Ames
    Regular readers of Time magazine this week found in their mailbox yet another pile of leftist tripe in the vein of "the Constitution is a living document." This week's cover article by managing editor Richard Stengel is a freak show of anti-Constitutional babble including an assertion that the Constitution was not intended to limit government: "If the Constitution was intended to limit the federal government, it sure doesn’t say so...The truth is, the Constitution massively strengthened the central government of the U.S. for the simple reason that it established one where none had existed before."
  • Time magazine author totally misrepresents US Constitution

    06/24/2011 5:40:23 AM PDT · by Steve495 · 26 replies
    Radio Vice Online ^ | June 24, 2011 | Steve McGough
    What a hit piece on the Founding Fathers. I could barely get through three of five pages of Richard Stengel’s article in Time magazine online today. He twists the US Constitution like every good liberal always does. This is nothing new. Democrat and liberal politicians have done this for years. Time to call out the BS again… The framers were not gods and were not infallible. Yes, they gave us, and the world, a blueprint for the protection of democratic freedoms — freedom of speech, assembly, religion — but they also gave us the idea that a black person was...
  • Time magazine cover features shredded U.S. Constitution, asks if it still matters

    06/23/2011 3:19:16 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 40 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 23 Jun 2011 | Jeff Poor
    Provocative? Perhaps, but that’s nothing new for Time magazine with a history of taking iconic American symbols and using them to make political statements. On Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Time magazine editor Richard Stengel presented the cover of his new July 4 issue, which features the U.S. Constitution going through a paper shredder and asks does the document still matter. According to Stengel, it does, but not as much anymore. “Yes, of course it still matters but in some ways it matters less than people think,” Stengel said on “Morning Joe.” “People all the time are debating what’s constitutional...
  • ‘Gunwalker’ Goes Pravda: White House Unleashes MSM

    06/23/2011 11:04:53 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies · 1+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | June 23, 2011 | Bob Owens
    The Post prints an attack on Issa that no other paper saw fit to run: an anonymous hit job concocted by the Obama administration. And The Times finally talks Gunwalker ... by attacking the GOP. With a debunked lie. To date, Rep. Darrell Issa and Sen. Charles Grassley have led the investigation of Operation Fast and Furious: a multi-agency scheme that allowed known straw purchasers to buy an estimated 2,000 firearms and to smuggle them into Mexico, into the hands of the narco-terrorists of Mexican cartels. An estimated 150 Mexican police officers and soldiers have been killed by the weapons.Issa...
  • Chris Matthews Slams 'Evil' Rush Limbaugh for Spreading Climate Change 'Lies'

    06/22/2011 4:45:51 PM PDT · by PROCON · 41 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | June 22, 2011 | Scott Whitlock
    A frothing Chris Matthews on Wednesday excoriated Rush Limbaugh as "evil" for spreading "lies" about global warming. The Hardball host highlighted a new Rolling Stone article by Al Gore that chides Barack Obama for not doing enough on climate change. Matthews, however, chose to attack Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh: "These people are evil in what they're doing. I'm not saying their souls are evil, but what they're doing is really, really wrong and it's not the President." [See video below. MP3 audio here.] The MSNBC host declared no room for debate on global warming, announcing, "But here is a...
  • GRAY: Taxpayers’ subsidization of war on Fox News

    06/22/2011 10:55:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 21, 2011 | C. Boyden Gray
    David Brock, the conservative turned liberal advocate, has recently garnered a considerable amount of press coverage for his attacks on Fox News for, among many other things, allegedly taking over leadership of the Republican Party. What the news coverage has ignored is his use of tax-free funds for his organization, Media Matters for America (MMA), for these attacks — a form of government support for activities that clearly do not merit tax-exempt status and that as a result infringe on Fox News’ First Amendment rights. MMA was originally established as an Internal Revenue Service Section 501(c)(3) organization, that is, an...
  • With WaPo Approval, Illegal Alien Reporter Used Fake ID to Report From White House

    06/22/2011 11:04:51 AM PDT · by kristinn · 106 replies
    Wednesday, June 22, 2011 | Kristinn
    Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitizer prize winning reporter who has worked for the Washington Post and Huffington Post, has revealed that he is an illegal alien in a coordinated media push with the New York Times and ABC News seeking amnesty for illegal aliens like him.Vargas also revealed that he breached White House security by using a fake ID, including when he covered a state dinner. And that a superior at the Washington Post knew and approved of his actions.Vargas made the revelations in an article he authored published in the upcoming New York Times Sunday Magazine.Vargas writes that at...
  • NBC dumps 'under God' from Pledge at U.S. Open

    06/19/2011 1:26:38 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 30 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | June 19, 2010 | Joe Kovacs
    <p>NBC's opening of the U.S. Open Golf Championship today included two readings of the Pledge of Allegiance, but omitted the phrase "under God" both times.</p> <p>The program commenced with children standing in a classroom setting, as they recited the "abbreviated" version of the Pledge, saying: "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, with liberty and justice for all."</p>
  • Somebody Finally Finds Dirt in Sarah Palin’s Emails: She ‘Writes Like an 8th Grader’

    06/15/2011 8:57:06 AM PDT · by Rational Thought · 59 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 06/15/2011 | Doug Powers
    Dozens of journalists dutifully monitored the hundreds of citizens they recruited to do pro-bono muckraking for the MSM, and the overall efforts to find dirt in Sarah Palin’s emails are finally starting to produce fruit. This New York Daily News headline explains the developing scandal: Sarah Palin writes at an eighth-grade level in recently released emails, say writing analysts: She may have attended four universities, but Sarah Palin still writes like an eighth-grader. AOL Weird News gave two writing analytic companies samples of the former Alaska governor’s recently released emails and both agree that the Tea Party favorite writes as...
  • Critics Fume Over Intensity of News Coverage for Palin...(Politico Admits Double Standard for Palin)

    06/10/2011 7:23:12 PM PDT · by kristinn · 83 replies
    The New York Times ^ | Friday, June 10, 2011 | Jeremy W. Peters
    SNIP Scores of journalists descended on Juneau this week in preparation for the release of the e-mails. MSNBC.com deputized 40 volunteers, chosen with the help of the League of Women Voters and the Retired Public Employees of Alaska. They were the reinforcements for the team of two journalists from the Web site and six more from NBC News who flew to Juneau. The New York Times and The Guardian sent reporters armed with scanners and then solicited readers’ assistance. Politico enlisted a dozen editors, reporters and interns who worked as a team from their Northern Virginia newsroom “plowing through” the...
  • Palin emails released to throng of waiting reporters (30 journos/ 20 news groups/ 3 camera crews)

    06/10/2011 11:02:20 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 55 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 10, 2011 | By James Oliphant
    Thousands of records detailing Sarah Palin's tenure as governor of Alaska were released Friday to a waiting throng of journalists at a state office building in the capital of Juneau. Palin's political action committee issued a statement as the documents were released to the public. "The thousands upon thousands of emails released today show a very engaged Gov. Sarah Palin being the CEO of her state," said the treasurer of SarahPAC, Tim Crawford. "The emails detail a governor hard at work. Everyone should read them." About 30 journalists, along with three camera crews, had been crammed into a small space...
  • THE MSM RECRUITS IT'S READERS TO HELP SMEAR SARAH PALIN

    06/10/2011 12:39:27 PM PDT · by Jeff Head · 74 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | 10 June 2011 | Jeff Head
    THE MSM & THE LEFT ENLIST READERS TO HELP SMEAR SARAH PALINOR...OH HOW THEY HATE HER! By: Jeff Head, 6/10/2011 [SARAH 2012] - [SARAH-IMMIGRATION] - [BEST FRIEND] - [NOW,NOW,NOW] - [PALIN HIDING?] - [FAREWELL AS GOV] If you didn't need any more proof to the contrary, the left, the mainstream media (who in large represents the left), the DNC, and many establishment, RINO politicians are scared to death of Sarah Palin and will do anything in their power to keep her from becoming President of these United States, or even intertaining the prospect. Witness the actions today, the 10th of...
  • Help Investigate the Palin Emails (Washington Post Recruits Palin-haters)

    06/09/2011 10:01:42 AM PDT · by kristinn · 116 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Thursday, June 9, 2011 | Ryan Kellett
    More than 24,000 e-mail messages sent to and from Sarah Palin during her tenure as Alaska's governor will be released Friday. Join The Post in digging through them. We are looking for 100 organized and dilligent readers who will work alongside Post reporters to analyze, contextualize, and research the emails. Think of it as spending some time in our newsroom. Our hope is that working together, we can efficiently find interesting information and extract new stories that will lead to further investigation. We don’t know what we’ll find, but we want you to be ready and open for the challenge....
  • NYT Asks Readers to Help Dig Up 'Interesting and Newsworthy' Palin Emails (AKA Anti-Palin Dirt)

    06/09/2011 2:32:24 PM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 88 replies
    Times Watch ^ | A.D. 09 June 2011 | Clay Waters
    Early Thursday afternoon, Derek Willis posted on the paper’s "Caucus" blog a request surely enticing to the paper’s online liberal readership: "Help Us Investigate the Sarah Palin E-Mail Records." Ken Shepherd at NewsBusters says enlisting newspaper readers to pore through the email trove "indirectly amounts to free oppo research for the 2012 Obama campaign." On Friday, the State of Alaska will release more than 24,000 of Sarah Palin’s e-mails covering much of her tenure as governor of Alaska. Times reporters will be in Juneau, the state capital, to begin the process of reviewing the e-mails, which we will be posting...
  • Letter: Media steering nation astray

    06/09/2011 1:16:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Logan Herald Journal ^ | June 9, 2011 | David B. Kerr
    To the editor: As I read Monday's article from the Robertses, "Sarah Palin: Master media manipulator," I didn't know whether to laugh or cry. Isn't that the pot calling the kettle black? The mainstream media specialize in selective "reporting," overt bias, pitiful spinning and outright deception. When they are challenged, they run for the Bushes (pun intended). They have controlled the information highway for many decades with detours calculated to promote their scurrilous agenda. Now that they are regularly exposed by alternate sources, they are like the schoolyard bully who picks the fight, gets his nose bloodied, then runs home...
  • Weiner's Case Shows Media's Double Standard

    06/08/2011 5:22:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | June 8, 2011 | L. BRENT BOZELL
    Last July, ABC and NBC highlighted a temper tantrum from Rep. Anthony Weiner, alleging on the House floor that the Republicans were denying health care to the heroes of 9/11. To Diane Sawyer, Weiner spoke for all of America: "Every now and then, someone seems to express the nation's frustration with the endless wrangling and delay in Congress." Remember Weiner when liberal journalists roll their eyes at the stupidity of conservatives. Weiner's social-media sex scandal was underplayed by the national media precisely because they thought their ultraliberal star was far too smart to commit these stupid sex pranks with women...
  • MRC’s Dan Gainor Exposes Latest Soros Funded Media on ‘O’Reilly Factor’

    06/07/2011 10:15:41 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/7/11 | Erin R. Brown
    The Media Research Center’s Dan Gainor has been digging up the dirt on the deep-pocketed lefty media mogul George Soros’ funding of media operations, and Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly invited him on to discuss Gainor's latest piece in which he says there are ‘nearly 30 Soros-funded media operations that are part of the ‘War on Fox’.” O’Reilly asked Gainor’s opinion on the most important media operation that Soros funds. “I would say that’s probably Think Progress,” Gainor told O’Reilly. “It’s part of the Center for American Progress.
  • Big Media Eats Crow While Palin Plays Gotcha (Sarah was right about Paul Revere)

    06/07/2011 6:49:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/07/2011 | M Catharine Evans
    The mainstream media continues to embarrass itself while trying to embarrass Sarah Palin. From whining about having to pee on the side of the road in pursuit of the family tour bus to the newest feeding frenzy over Palin's Paul Revere remarks, they are exposing themselves as a juvenile lot. Their latest schoolyard taunt even has the liberal press breaking ranks.The Boston Globe quoted Brendan McConville, a Boston University history professor admitting that Palin got her Revere facts right.What she's saying there is essentially right...When Paul Revere was stopped by British soldiers the night of his famous ride, he did...
  • CBS News: Rolling Thunder Crowd "Pretty Anti-Media, Very Protective" of Sarah Palin

    05/29/2011 9:15:11 AM PDT · by kristinn · 215 replies · 1+ views
    CBS News via Twitter ^ | Sunday, May 29, 2011 | Christine Delargy
    Not there but @CBSNews producer on ground tells me #RollingThunder crowd pretty anti-media, very protective of @SarahPalinUSA7 minutes ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®
  • Soros Spends Over $48 Million Funding Media Organizations

    05/20/2011 6:32:48 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | May 18th | Dan Gainor
    It's a scene journalists dream about - a group of coworkers toasting a Pulitzer Prize. For the team at investigative start-up ProPublica, it was the second time their fellow professionals recognized their work for journalism's top honor. For George Soros and ProPublica's other liberal backers, it was again proof that a strategy of funding journalism was a powerful way to influence the American public. It's a strategy that Soros has been deploying extensively in media both in the United States and abroad. Since 2003, Soros has spent more than $48 million funding media properties, including the infrastructure of news -...
  • Why Don't We Hear About Soros' Ties to Major News Organizations?

    05/11/2011 9:05:14 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 13 replies
    FoxNews ^ | May 11, 2011 | By Dan Gainor
    When liberal investor George Soros gave $1.8 million to National Public Radio , it became part of the firestorm of controversy that jeopardized NPR’s federal funding. But that gift only hints at the widespread influence the controversial billionaire has on the mainstream media. Soros, who spent $27 million trying to defeat President Bush in 2004, has ties to more than 30 mainstream news outlets – including The New York Times, Washington Post, the Associated Press, NBC and ABC. Prominent journalists like ABC’s Christiane Amanpour and former Washington Post editor and now Vice President Len Downie serve on boards of operations...
  • Why Don't We Hear About Soros' Ties to Over 30 Major News Organizations?

    05/12/2011 6:27:16 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/11/11 | Dan Gainor
    When liberal investor George Soros gave $1.8 million to National Public Radio , it became part of the firestorm of controversy that jeopardized NPR’s federal funding. But that gift only hints at the widespread influence the controversial billionaire has on the mainstream media. Soros, who spent $27 million trying to defeat President Bush in 2004, has ties to more than 30 mainstream news outlets – including The New York Times, Washington Post, the Associated Press, NBC and ABC. Prominent journalists like ABC’s Christiane Amanpour and former Washington Post editor and now Vice President Len Downie serve on boards of operations...
  • CONFIRMED: CBS Editors Refuse To Release Full Audio Of Obama Hot Mic Recording !

    04/20/2011 8:31:43 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 24 replies
    Big Government ^ | April 20, 2011 | Andrew Marcus
    Last weekend, His Presidency Barack Obama was captured making potentially offensive comments to a group of big money donors who had paid large sums of money for special access to His Presidency. We observed that CBS only released “selectively edited” moments from the raw tape. We know how much the mainstream media values complete and full disclosure of recordings of this nature, so we found it curious, to say the least, that there was not one drop of intellectual curiosity from these guardians of media purity regarding the content of the full recording. Maybe CBS’s motive has nothing to do...
  • Climategate: MoveOn’s Triple Whopper

    02/10/2010 8:06:12 AM PST · by AJKauf · 10 replies · 516+ views
    Pajamas MEdia ^ | Februay 10 | Marlo Lewis
    Air quality in the United States has improved dramatically over the past 40 years, yet Moveon.Org wants you to believe that breathing the air is like being a pack-a-day smoker. Moveon broadcasts this disinformation in TV ads bashing Senators Blanche Lincoln (D-AR), Ben Nelson (D-NB), and Mary Landrieu (D-LA). The ads show little leaguers, a mother and her bottle-feeding infant, track athletes, and even a mother giving birth all smoking cigarettes. As these images flash by, the text of the ads says....
  • Russian State Duma seeks ways to take Crimea back

    05/30/2006 11:34:37 AM PDT · by Lukasz · 151 replies · 1,861+ views
    en.for-ua.com ^ | 29 May 2006
    Russian State Duma seeks ways to take Crimea back The State Duma of the Russian Federation intends to inquire the government how to take Crimea back to Russia. Today Duma’s members by majority have backed the corresponding protocol message to the Duma Committees on the International Affairs and CIS. Regarding the bilateral agreement on Russia’s recognition of Ukraine’s current frontiers until 2007, Russia should claim a non-prolongation of the agreement and restitution of Crimea in accordance with the Kuchuk-Kainardzhijsk Agreement of 1774, the Duma envoys told. According to the agreement of 1774, Russia and Ottoman Empire recognized Crimea as “free...
  • Net Closes on Alleged Suva Reka Killers

    09/30/2005 9:56:44 AM PDT · by Hoplite · 43 replies · 1,087+ views
    Balkan Investigative Reporting Network ^ | 9/30/05 | Balkan Insight
    Ten Serb policemen accused of having carried out one of the worst massacres in the Kosovo war may soon face justice.By an investigative team in Belgrade and Pristina In the next few days an investigation will be launched against a group of Serbian policemen suspected of having killed 57 members of an Albanian family in Kosovo in spring 1999, Balkan Insight has learned from sources close to the Serbian prosecutor's war crimes office. The slaughter took place in the midst of NATO's air war against Serb forces in Kosovo, which forced them to withdraw from the province that summer. The...
  • George Soros, Media Connections - Bump List

    01/14/2005 6:54:26 AM PST · by Calpernia · 100 replies · 9,859+ views
    various ^ | January 14, 2005 | various
    Bump List for George Soros.
  • The Shadow Party: Part III

    01/07/2005 2:28:55 PM PST · by jb6 · 12 replies · 1,170+ views
    FrontPageMagazine.com ^ | October 11, 2004 | David Horowitz and Richard Poe
    At the Shadow Party’s "Take Back America" conference in Washington on June 3, 2004, following a glowing introduction from Hillary Clinton, George Soros stepped to the podium to explain to the audience that when it came to electoral politics in the USA, he was a newcomer. Only his outrage over Bush’s invasion of Iraq had stirred him to get involved in the partisan struggle. "[I]t is the first time that I feel that I need to stand up and do something, and become really engaged in the electoral process in this country," Soros said.[1] This was far from the truth,...