Those unfamiliar with George Soros’ background of promoting left-wing radical causes might believe that if they read his op-ed position, “Why I’m investing $500 million in Migrants,” in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, however, I’m skeptical because I know the real Soros.
Recalling the previous radical “investments” Soros has made, one can imagine this billionaire has something up his sleeve. His donation is in response to the Obama administration’s “Call for Action,” an effort to get U.S. companies to play a bigger role in providing a future for those caught up in forced migration.
While Soros’ Open Society Foundation claims to “work to build vibrant and tolerant democracies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people,” his funding of more than $7 billion to several left-leaning organizations are in conflict of that mission.
Perhaps his funding of MoveOn.org, a progressive advocacy group and political action group that raises millions of dollars for liberal candidates, and Media Matters, a liberal media watchdog group, protected as a 501 (c) (3) tax-free status, that attempts to deflate any conservative message lucky enough to make the mainstream media. The infamous “General Betray Us” ad disparaging the integrity of Gen. David Petraeus, was a product of MoveOn.org.
Soros’ think tank, Center for American Progress, provides talking points and policy positions in support of the Obama administration. It is headed by John Podesta, chief of staff under President Clinton, and Hillary Clinton’s current campaign manager.
America Coming Together, a 527 group, was the recipient of a $20 million gift from Soros for the express purpose of defeating President Bush. The Federal Election Commission fined ACT $775,000 for violations of federal campaign finance laws.
Soros’ funding has been used in support of efforts to make America subservient to international bodies. “Insofar as there are collective interests that transcend state boundaries, the sovereignty of states must be subordinated to international law and international institutions,” he has said. Perhaps now you can see how President Obama, with his global outlook, is repaying Soros for his financial support.
The billionaire Soros sees himself as a messianic figure. “I admit that I have always harbored and exaggerated view of my self-importance – to put it bluntly,” he once said, “I fancied myself as some kind of god, and carried some rather potent messianic fantasies with me from childhood.”
Now that you have read about the work of organizations funded by Soros, it might be a good time to reread paragraph three, and ask yourself if his mission of building vibrant and tolerant democracies isn’t really a goal of tyranny.
Is it any wonder why readers of Human Events once voted Soros “the single most destructive leftist demagogue in the country.”
Surely you can understand why I am sceptical of this $500 million in aid to migrants.
Incidentally, Soros has donated some $7 million to organizations campaigning for Hillary Clinton.
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