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Posted 14 March 2019 - 06:25 AM

Of the $297 million that GOP candidates and conservative causes received from the top 50 donors, 56 percent was from Jewish individuals.

Of the $361 million Democratic politicians and liberal causes received, 76 percent came from Jewish givers.

 

Individuals who identify as Jewish are usually estimated to make up perhaps 2.2 percent of the population.

 

The biggest 2018 donor was casino owner Sheldon Adelson, who gave $123 million to Republicans and conservatives. As a reward, Adelson got to sit next to Donald Trump last November as the election returns came in, 

 

In second place was former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, who donated $95 million, virtually all to Democrats this time around.

 

Third was California hedge fund manager Tom Steyer at $73 million, all to the left side of the ledger.

 

Fourth was Lake Forest, Ill., businessman Richard Uihlein, who gave $40 million to Republican causes.   https://www.takimag....truth-or-trope/


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Posted 19 March 2019 - 07:14 AM

How America's Dictatorship Works    https://www.zerohedg...tatorship-works
 
When soldiers know that they are the invaders, not the actual defenders, their motivation to kill and die is enormously reduced. This is the main reason why the ‘news’-media in an imperial nation need to lie constantly to their public.
 
A billionaire can afford to use his or her ‘news’-media in lieu of political campaign donations. Lots of billionaires do that. They don’t need to make direct political donations. Owning an important ’news’-medium can be, for them, just another way, or sometimes their only way, to buy control over the government.   
 
Bezos is the owner of around 15% of Amazon Corporation, whose profits are derived almost entirely from the Amazon Web Services that are supplied to the US Pentagon, NSA, and CIA. So, he’s basically a ‘defense’ contractor.
 
Bezos’s directly owned Washington Post is one of America’s leading neoconservative and neoliberal, or pro-invasion and pro-Democratic Party, media; and, so, his personal ownership of that newspaper is much like his owning a one-person national political PAC to promote whatever national policies will increase his fortune. The more that goes to the military and the less that goes to everything else, the wealthier he will become. His newspaper pumps the ‘national security threats’ to America.
 

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Posted 29 March 2019 - 05:15 PM

 

Of the $361 million Democratic politicians and liberal causes received, 76 percent came from Jewish givers.

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Ben Rhodes Blames Jewish Donors for Obama Not Being More Anti-Israel   
 
Ben Rhodes, a former national security aide to President Barack Obama, told the New York Times this week that the “donor class” had prevented Obama from taking more anti-Israel steps than the administration had wanted to take.  https://www.breitbar...re-anti-israel/

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Posted 29 March 2019 - 05:15 PM

 

Of the $361 million Democratic politicians and liberal causes received, 76 percent came from Jewish givers.

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Ben Rhodes Blames Jewish Donors for Obama Not Being More Anti-Israel   
 
Ben Rhodes, a former national security aide to President Barack Obama, told the New York Times this week that the “donor class” had prevented Obama from taking more anti-Israel steps than the administration had wanted to take.  https://www.breitbar...re-anti-israel/

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Defenders of the status quo are always stronger than reformers seeking change, 
UNTIL the status quo self-destructs from its own corruption, and the reformers are free to build on its ashes.