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Massey Energy "profoundly reckless" in mine disaster; Tea Party as useful idiots; Soros, U.S. Chamber - 05/22/11

... which may or may not be ironic, George Soros has or had a nearly $5 million stake in Alpha [7]. He increased his stake in Massey Energy to nearly $60 million in the second quarter of 2010 [8]; what if any stake he had in them before the tragedy isn't known. And, the report at [2] is from Pro Publica, a group funded in part by Soros. ------------- [1] From this: Massey Energy Co. (MEE) is to...

David Koch gave far-left, Mex. gov't collaborators ACLU $10 million - 02/25/11

... (see Koch family) joined with George Soros, the Ford Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation to each give the American Civil Liberties Union $10 million to fight the PATRIOT Act [1]. Reasonable people can disagree on the PATRIOT Act, but fighting it or trying to reform it was probably the correct thing to do. Whatever the merits of opposing the PATRIOT Act, giving money to the ACLU is never...

ACLU loses "immigration"-supporting donor David Gelbaum: $20 million per year - 12/08/09

Per this: A longtime anonymous donor to the American Civil Liberties Union has withdrawn his annual gift of more than $20 million, punching a 25 percent hole in its annual operating budget and forcing cutbacks in operations... [Per the NYT, board members say that the donor is hedge fund manager and investor David Gelbaum]... (ACLU executive director Anthony Romero) said that donors like the Leon...

Leftwing groups complain about immigration enforcement interfering with workers' rights while supporting the situtation - 10/27/09

... second has received funding from George Soros (soros.org/initiatives/usprograms/focus/democracy/grants/idea/grantees/arawef_2009), and at least the Policy Co-Director of the last was a Soros Justice Senior Fellow in 2004 (nelp.org/site/about_us/policy_co_director2).

George Soros gives $5 million to push Obamacare (HCAN, NCLR, ACORN, SEIU, etc...) - 08/11/09

George Soros has contributed $5 million to the group Health Care For America Now (healthcareforamericanow.org) so that they can push Obamacare. That's dwarfed by the $35 million he's giving to help/"help" children in New York (in partnership with the federal government, [1]). As discussed here, HCAN is considered a bit on the wimpy side by the far-left, such as Jane Hamsher. That's despite HCAN...

Casey Sanchez/SPLC, Frank Sharry, Andrea Nill/CAP smear FAIR over non-existent connection (Dave Bennion) - 06/17/09

From a FAIR press release (link): The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has launched its most irresponsible attack to date against the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). The SPLC claims that Shawna Forde, the alleged killer of a little girl and her father during an Arizona home invasion, had ties to FAIR. Although no association exists -- or ever has -- between Ms. Forde and FAIR...

Appleseed wants changes to immigration courts (Soros-linked) - 06/10/09

... including that they're linked to George Soros and the Tides Foundation. Then, you realize this is yet another head in the Soros hydra designed to block enforcement of our immigration laws.

David Rockefeller, George Soros, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Ted Turner, Michael Bloomberg, and Oprah hold secret meeting on economy. No, really. - 05/26/09

... Buffett, David Rockefeller Jr., George Soros, Michael Bloomberg, Ted Turner, and Oprah Winfrey. No, really. The source with the scoop was Irish Central (link), and ABC News verified that each of those listed attended the meeting (link): "The overwhelming reason for the meeting was need -- that was the issue that galvanized everyone to participate," Patricia Stonesifer, senior advisor to the...

Huffington Post investigative journalism arm funded by George Soros associate - 05/09/09

... of liberal uber-philanthropist George Soros's Open Society Institute. LaMarche is a member of Soros's Democracy Alliance, a billionaires' club that is organizing to impose socialism on America. [1] huffingtonpost.com/tag/huffpost-investigative-journalism [2] huffingtonpost.com/tag/investigative-journalism [3] huffingtonpost.com/2009/03/29/huffington-post-launches-_0_n_180498.html [4]...

George Soros funding ACLU, SPLC immigration projects - 04/29/09

... positions, and won't involve George Soros just funding misleading propaganda.

Rosa Brooks to Pentagon; CFR, Soros; her Darwinistic, anti-American immigration policy; journalism bailout - 04/09/09

... it: 1. She was affiliated with George Soros' Open Society Institute and the Council on Foreign Relations. 2. During the Clinton years, she advised Harold Koh in his previous position at the State Department. 3. In her farewell (for now) column, she advocates for a "government bailout of journalism" (link). In addition to various subsidies, she wants to "[use] tax dollars and [grant] licenses in...

Soros-funded Democratic immigration push might ditch business interests - 03/28/09

... founded by billionaire activist George Soros. Since there are several of those it's difficult to know which it could be.

Soros-linked Justice Strategies calls 287g program a "failure" (Joe Arpaio) - 03/04/09

Daniel Gonzalez of the Arizona Republic offers "Report: ICE program used by Arpaio a failure" (link): Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's continuing and controversial crackdown on illegal immigration and the federal program that lets him identify and arrest undocumented immigrants is a financial and public-safety failure, according to a new report. The program, known as 287 (g), has been...

"Soros Flunky Runs Obama's Pro-U.N. Policy" (Eric Schwartz) - 01/12/09

... financial hedge-fund operator George Soros... There's a letter Kincaid sent about this in December here. Eric Schwartz's biographies are at connectusfund.org/about/staff/eric-p-schwartz and hias.org/WhoWeAre/board.php?individual=45; they include work at the United Nations and with the Council on Foreign Relations in addition to during the Bill Clinton administration. He's listed among many...

Campaign to Defend America launches anti-John McCain ad (George Soros, MoveOn, CAP, SEIU, Fund for America) - 03/05/08

... was funded by $2.5 million from George Soros, with an equal amount coming from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). The board of FFA includes: "Rob McKay, the chairman of the Democracy Alliance; Anna Burger of Change to Win; and John Podesta, of the Center for American Progress". The FFA also gave $1 million to "America Votes, a Soros-backed group". Previously, the CDA ran...