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Things only a zillionaire could do to save America


David Brin


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February 19, 2013

Mention George Soros anywhere on the far-right and you’ll get fulminations.  To Republicans, Soros is an aristocratic mastermind who swore to “spend whatever it takes” to end the Bush-Neocons’ grip on political power in America… a vile plutocrat, striving to trample the will of plain-folks, along with the populist GOP that protects them. Glenn Beck railed to his audience, calling Soros the "Great Oligarch" and a master manipulator "who toppled eight foreign governments." (The one thing Beck never mentioned, and that - tellingly and symptomatically - not one member of Beck's vast following ever asked, was "which eight foreign governments did George Soros help to topple?" Tune in at the very end for the amazing answer.)


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Posted by Intomorrow  on  02/20  at  12:49 AM

Sarkar pointed out that everyone has an equal stake in life and liberty—but the wealthy have a higher interest in ‘defense’ because they possess more to defend.






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