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  • Carpetbagging: 99.7 Percent Of Donations From Hollywood Executives Go To Democrats

    10/12/2018 8:57:26 PM PDT · by blam · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-11-2018 | Justin Carusco
    While Hollywood constantly preaches diversity, some of the entertainment industry’s most powerful and influential executives have given almost exclusively to Democrat candidates and left-wing PACs. According to The Hollywood Reporter, nearly 100 percent of the millions donated from the top executives in Hollywood went to Democrats or PACs working to elect Democrats. Of the more than $4 million in federal donations made by the top Hollywood executives and entertainers, 99.7 percent went to Democrats and Democratic-leaning political action committees or organizations, according to a Hollywood Reporter data review of Federal Election Commission records. Only three members of this year’s THR...
  • CBS hires firm to advise on $20m for #MeToo groups

    10/05/2018 7:14:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 05, 2018 2:44 PM EDT
    CBS has hired the consulting firm Rally to help disperse $20 million to groups dedicated to supporting #MeToo and promoting workplace safety and equality for women. The announcement comes less than a month after the company parted ways with longtime CEO Les Moonves after multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. CBS expects to announce the recipients of the funds by Dec. 14. …
  • Apple Employees Shunned Trump’s 2016 Campaign Spectacularly

    10/04/2018 8:16:41 AM PDT · by TexasGunLover · 9 replies
    Forbes ^ | 10/03/2018 | Oliver Smith
    In the run-up to the last Presidential Election, nearly $1 billion was raised between the Clinton and Trump campaigns. Apple employees personally donated over $1.8 million to the Clinton campaign, led by CEO Tim Cook who made a $236,100 contribution to the Hillary Victory Fund.
  • PETA’s Terror Campaign Blows Up In Its Face

    08/09/2018 11:18:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 9, 2018 | Lawrence Meyers
    Thus, rather than let animals at least live in “no-kill shelters”, it created “kill shelters” to relieve allegedly suffering animals from suffering in a “no-kill shelter” by killing them.  PETA supports kill shelters and has one at its headquarters in Norfolk, Virginia.In 2017 alone, almost two-thirds of the nearly 1000 dogs, and 80% of the nearly 1500 cats that PETA brought into its shelter were killed.  Those numbers are actually an improvement from 2005 to 2012, where 90% to 97.3% of animals were put down.So zealous is PETA to murder animals that it stole a 9-year-old’s pet Chihuahua because they...
  • Liberal Meltdown: Furious Libs Outraged After Elon Musk Revealed As One Of Top Republican PAC Donors

    07/14/2018 9:59:26 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 52 replies
    Twitter ^ | 7-14-18 | Elon Musk probublica zerohedge
    SA11AI IND Griffin, Kenneth C. Ill. May 25 $38,900.00 Citadel, LLC # SA11AI IND Musk, Elon Calif. June 5 $33,900.00 SpaceX # SA11AI IND Bass, Edward Tex. June 26 $33,500.00 Kelly Hart & Hallman
  • DNC bans donations from fossil fuel companies (Why not ban the use of fossil fuels?)

    06/13/2018 9:38:22 AM PDT · by rktman · 48 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 6/12/2018 | John Sexton
    The DNC has voted not to accept any donations from fossil fuel companies. From HuffPost: The resolution ― proposed by Christine Pelosi, a party activist and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s daughter ― bars the organization from accepting contributions from corporate political action committees tied to the oil, gas and coal industries. The executive committee voted unanimously to approve the motion. “We talk about how climate change is real and climate change is a planetary emergency, what we need to do is stop taking money from the institutions that have created this crisis,” said RL Miller, president of the super...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Special counsel probing donations with foreign connections to Trump inauguration

    05/11/2018 10:29:28 AM PDT · by seanmerc · 52 replies
    ABC News.com ^ | 11 May 18 | John Santucci, Matthew Mosk, Katherine Faulders and Soo Rin Kim
    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team has questioned several witnesses about millions of dollars in donations to President Donald Trump’s inauguration committee last year, including questions about donors with connections to Russia, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar, sources with direct knowledge told ABC News. Those interviewed included longtime Trump friend and confidant Thomas Barrack, who oversaw the fundraising effort, as well as individuals familiar with the massive inaugural fund, according to sources with direct knowledge.
  • Clinton Foundation gets another $5.5m from NZ taxpayers

    05/09/2018 10:11:51 PM PDT · by bitt · 21 replies
    m.scoop.co.nz ^ | 7 MAY 2018 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union
    Clinton Foundation gets another $5.5m from NZ taxpayers A subsidiary of the controversial Clinton Foundation is set to receive US$3.9m (NZ$5.5m) in taxpayer money in 2018/19, the New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union can confirm. This is in addition to NZ$8m given to the organisation since 2014. Taxpayers’ Union Executive Director Jordan Williams says, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) claims that the organisation in question, the Clinton Health Access Initiative, is a separate entity. This is absurd – the Clinton Foundation appoints the organisation’s directors, making it a subsidiary in legal terms.” “The Foundation is currently under investigation by...
  • Rosie O’Donnell’s Campaign Donations To Dems Went Over Legal Limit

    05/05/2018 8:07:06 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 57 replies
    NY Post ^ | 05/05/18 | Anna Sanders
    Rosie O’Donnell made illegally over-sized campaign donations to at least five Democratic federal candidates, according to a Post analysis of campaign filings. The liberal comedian has regularly broken Federal Election Commission rules limiting the total any one person can give to an individual candidate at $2,700 per election. The limit applies separately to primaries, runoffs and general elections. “Nothing nefarious,” the outspoken star and Donald Trump arch-nemesis wrote in an email to the Post. “I was not choosing to over donate. “If 2700 is the cut off — [candidates] should refund the money,” she wrote. “I don’t look to see...
  • Monthlies the Campaign to Expand Them Painlessly [FReepathon New Monthly Campaign]

    02/28/2018 12:53:56 PM PST · by DoughtyOne · 13 replies
    My own thoughts | 02/28/2018 | DoughtyOne
    Dear FReepers and Lurkers; As you all know, we are in the midst of another Freep-a-thon.  The going is slower than we would like, but we are getting there. FReepers have stood by this forum for decades now.  That's because we use this as a major source of news here in the United States and from around the world.  We know that we will read what was reported, and discuss it.  If the MSM is trying to slip something by, one or more of our FReepers will catch it and address it.  If something isn't reported, our FReepers will raise...
  • Monthlies, the Campaign to Expand Them Painlessly

    02/26/2018 4:58:32 PM PST · by DoughtyOne · 77 replies
    My own thoughts ^ | 02/26/2018 | DoughtyOne for Free Republic
    <p>As you all know, we are in the midst of another Freep-a-thon.  The going is slower than we would like, but we are getting there.</p> <p>FReepers have stood by this forum for decades now.  That's becasue we use this as a major source of news here in the United States and from around the world.  We know that we will read what was reported, and discuss it.  If the MSM is trying to slip something by, we will see FReepers address it.  If something isn't reported, our FReepers will raise the issue on the forum.  Then we will discuss that.  Some folks from overseas come here to get the straight scoop.  Free Republic is a global source for information and discussion that will lead to reasoned domestic and international political policy.  FReepers are on top of things, always!</p>
  • Like Father Like Son: Alexander Soros Donates $650K To Democratic Committees And Campaigns

    02/19/2018 6:06:33 AM PST · by blam · 31 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2-19-2018 | Rick Moran
    When Democrats talk about evil "Republican billionaires" like Sheldon Adelson and the dreaded Koch Brothers, it's always in apocalyptic terms. They are trying to "buy" elections and hide their influence with "dark money" schemes. Somehow, Democrats never get around to mentioning their own billionaires and the massive amounts of money contributed to Democratic causes by the likes of Tom Steyer, Mark Cuban, and J.B. Pritzker, who is running for governor of Illinois. And, of course, George Soros. Soros's reach is international. He has a huge network of international do-gooder organizations that promote his pet causes. And he is a reliable,...
  • After US cuts, Palestinian refugee agency seeks donations

    01/17/2018 5:04:30 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 17, 2018 1:43 PM EST
    The U.N. agency that serves Palestinian refugees and their descendants said Wednesday it would launch a global fundraising appeal in hopes of making up for funding cuts announced by the United States. The Trump administration on Tuesday suspended $65 million for UNRWA, demanding it undertake a “fundamental re-examination.” The U.S. provides roughly one-third of UNRWA’s budget, and the agency has warned that it now faces the “most dramatic financial crisis” in its nearly 70-year history. The agency provides health care, education and social services to 5 million Palestinians across the Middle East. UNRWA’s secretary-general, Pierre Krähenbühl, said the fundraising appeal...
  • Blanket Apology to FR

    01/11/2018 9:27:09 AM PST · by trebb · 103 replies
    Self | 11 January 2018 | Self
    I am issuing a blanket apology to FR for all my harassment regarding donations to FR. I will cease and desist immediately.
  • Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent Sues Justice Department for Records About Top FBI Official...

    09/01/2017 11:32:17 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | Sept 1, 2017
    Full title: Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent Sues Justice Department for Records About Top FBI Official Ties to Top Clinton Ally Sues for Records on Links Between FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it today filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on behalf of Jeffrey A. Danik, a retired FBI supervisory special agent, against the U.S. Department of Justice for records concerning FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe ( Jeffrey A. Danik v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:17-cv-01792)). Danik worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation for...
  • Analysis: Dems get 95% of donations from University Nebraska Lincoln faculty

    12/06/2017 1:23:19 PM PST · by x1stcav · 20 replies
    Campus reform ^ | 12/6/17 | Kyle Perisic
    Over the last three election cycles, a whopping 95 percent of political donations from University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL) employees have gone to Democrats. The disparity is even greater than suggested by voter registration records, which show that more than 50% of professors across 7 major departments identify as Democrats. The university has been desperately disputing allegations that it is hostile to conservatives ever since a group of professors harassed a student while she recruited for her TPUSA club in August.
  • Moore Supporters See Through Shenanigans, Donate Beaucoup Dollars

    11/19/2017 5:43:54 AM PST · by smileyface · 37 replies
    Constitution ^ | Nov 18, 2017 | Andrew West
    ...Roy Moore, a kindred spirit to the Washington outsider that Trump truly is, was poised to coast into a Senate seat for the great state of Alabama in the coming months before a wild and unverifiable accusation of sexual misconduct from thirty years ago surfaced last week. Now, as more and more evidence points to a setup by Mitch McConnell and his team of self preservationists, Moore’s supporters are doubling down on their enthusiasm for their candidate with a massive spike in donations. “CNN Political Reporter Rebecca Berg reported that Roy Moore’s campaign chairman told them the campaign’s fundraising has...
  • Anonymous donor offers to pay for new church building in Sutherland Springs following massacre

    11/10/2017 10:59:49 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 8 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/10/2017 | Jana. J. Pruet
    The pastor of the tiny Texas church where a madman massacred 26 people and wounded 24 last Sunday wants the building torn down.“The pastor expressed his desire that perhaps the best way forward is to have the church demolished and replaced with a prayer garden,” Southern Baptist Convention spokesman Roger “Sing” Oldham, told USA Today.The Southern Baptist Convention’s president and CEO of the executive committee, Frank Page, and SBC President Steve Gaines confirmed the church will be razed, Religion News Service reported. The decision came after meeting with the Sutherland Springs pastor Frank Pomeroy, whose 14-year-old daughter, Annabelle, was killed during the...
  • Former Kazakhstan uranium czar blames imprisonment on sale of Clinton-linked Canadian company to ...

    11/02/2017 12:12:22 PM PDT · by markomalley · 8 replies
    National Post ^ | 11/2/17 | Tom Blackwell
    Mukhtar Dzhakishev is by all accounts in miserable shape.Languishing in a “harsh” Kazakhstan prison colony that was once part of Stalin’s gulag system, he suffers from hypertension, hardened arteries and kidney disease likely triggered by a severe beating.“His life is constantly at risk,” one human-rights group warned in September, as it urged the international community to advocate on Dzakishev’s behalf.Largely unable to communicate with the outside world, the former head of Kazakhstan’s state uranium conglomerate has made one thing clear: he blames his arrest and 14-year prison term at least in part on a Canadian company’s corporate dealings.More specifically, Dzakishev...
  • They Gave to Jeff Flake's Campaign. Now These Donors Don't Know What to Do

    10/26/2017 4:27:25 PM PDT · by RooRoobird20 · 47 replies
    Fortune Magazine ^ | 10/26/2017 | Alana Abramson
    Saint Jeffy has $3.1 million in his campaign fund with $1.3 supposedly coming in to his "Victory Fund." Read the article, but you'll need 50 gallon barf bag. BIG QUESTION: Does Saint Jeffy get to keep the millions in his campaign funds or not?