By T.L. Winslow (TLW), the Historyscoper™
© Copyright by T.L. Winslow. All Rights Reserved.
Original Pub. Date: Nov. 11, 2010. Last Update: Feb. 1, 2012.
Hungarian-born billionaire George Soros is one of the top mystery figures of our times. Some claim he's the most powerful man in the world today. I'm compiling this litle ole historyscope of the mysterious dude and updating it regularly so we can try to see how deep the rabbit hole goes. Be sure to take the time to soak it up then come back from time to time to see what's new. Enjoy the great power of TLW the Historyscoper to open up a mental crystal ball of history to you on your Internet portal, and think of how you're saving hundreds for lame overwordy hyperlink-challenged retro paper-based works. Tell them to save the trees and come to TLW and fill their brains free.
In Oct. 2010 after conservative Fox News host Glenn Lee Beck (1964-) exposed a lot of his shenanigans, Soros donated $1M to Media Matters for America, founded in 2004 by journalist David Brock (1962-) to hold them "accountable for their reporting." Beck responded with a a 3-part expose of Soros starting on Nov. 9, 2010, ramping up the celebrity of the dude and causing TLW to release this Soroscope, no need to ask I'm onto it.
George Soros (Soros Gyorgy) (Schwartz) (1930-) was born on Aug. 12, 1930 in Budapest, Hungary to an Orthodox Jewish family that became secular and assimilated, trying to hide their Jewishness. Starting dirt poor, he became the 35th richest person on Earth in 2010, and 24th richest in the U.S., with an estimated $14.2B in net worth despite giving away $7B since 1979. You might consider him the ultimate product of the Jewish experience in the 20th century, oi vey, self-hate, everything. Schwartz is German for black or dark, as in "May the Schwartz Be With You" in the 1987 Mel Brooks film Spaceballs, which some may consider a parody of his life, who knows, maybe it is. Speaking of Hungarian Jewish Schwartzes, the most famous for a long time was Tony Curtis (1925-2010), AKA Bernard Schwartz. Speaking of rich globalist Hungarians, maybe he's the real Keyser Soze (Söze), like in the 1995 film The Usual Suspects: "The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist."How bad could he really be? Let's use our imaginations. Maybe he's the real Chancellor Palpatine in Star Wars, who started out good then got enslaved by the Dark Side of the Force and is set to steer the world into crisis and seize power as Evil Emperor Palpatine. Okay, he didn't necessarily start out good, just small. Maybe he's the real All-Seeing-Eye Sauron the Magnificent in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, orchestrating his armies of darkness to overwhelm the world, mwuhahaha. Too bad his son didn't marry into the Kennedy clan, or the British royal family, yet.
Enough fantasizing, let's get real. Soros' father Tivadar (Teodoro) Schwartz (1894-1968) was a successful doctor, lawyer, author, and editor, who lived on an island in the Danube River and spoke Esperanto ("Hopeful"), a synthetic global 2nd language launched in 1887 by Russian Polish Jew Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof (1859-1917) AKA Doktoro Esperanto. Hopeful Tivadar hit his low point as a POW in WWI in Russia, and after the Nazis took power in 1933 he changed the family name to Soros in 1936 to play chameleon, using his wealth and connections to help Jews flee Hungary, charging high fees to the rich and using the money to help the poor, later publishing the 1965 autobiographical novel "Masquerade Around Death" about it. In Esperanto Soros means "will soar", and in Hungarian it means "next in line" or "designated successor". It's also a palindrome. Tivadar was a globalist who wanted the age of nations to end, which is understandable in an age when fascist National Socialists were plotting to exterminate his gene pool. His mother "was quite anti-Semitic, and ashamed of being Jewish. Given the culture in which one lived, being Jewish was a clear-cut stigma, disadvantage, a handicap - and, therefore, there was always the desire to transcend it, to escape it", the Eraser Foundation, only from Maybelline New York.
Jews have lived in Hungary since Roman times, although the first written mention is around the year 960 C.E. by Jewish statesman Hasdai ibn Shaprut of Cordoba, Spain to Khazar king Joseph. By the early 20th cent. Jews comprised around 3% of Hungary's pop. (12M in 1941), and 23% of the pop. of capital Budapest (censuses only classified Jews by religion, missing the assimilated, except in 1941, when the count was 139K), and of course were way over-represented in the ranks of scientists, artists and businessmen, causing jealousy and discrimination. Today only 50K-100K Jews are left in Hungary, with an intermarriage rate of 60%. Famous Hungarian Jews include physicists Leo Szilard (Leó Szilárd) (1898-1964) (Father of the Nuclear Chain Reaction), Edward Teller (1908-2003) (Father of the H-Bomb), Dennis Gabor (1900-79) (Father of Holography), and Eugene Paul Wigner (1902-95) (Father of Fundamental Symmetry Principles), chemists George Charles de Hevesy (1885-1966) (Father of Radioactive Tracers) and John Charles Polanyi (1929-), aeronautical engineer Theodore von Karman (1881-1963), vinyl record inventor Peter Carl Goldmark (1906-77), biologist Avram Hershko (1937-), computer scientists John von Neumann (1903-57) ("last of the great mathematicians") and John George Kemeny (1926-92) (inventor of BASIC), and physicians Bela Schick (1877-1967) and Moritz Kaposi (1837-1902) (who got famous in the 1980s when HIV patients started getting Kaposi's Sarcoma). All in all a great brain trust, nothing to be ashamed of here, every brainy person wishes he were a Hungarian Jew, pass the Kosher paprika. Of course virtually all of them hiked out of Hungary to the West, the anti-Semitism was despicable. Speaking of pissed-off Jews not getting mad just getting even, it was on Aug. 2, 1939 (Wed.) that Szilard (who had produced a nuclear chain reaction in his lab at Columbia U.) and Wigner (both of whom were put up to it by Niels Bohr) drove to the summer vacation cottage of pipe-smoking bike-riding Austrian-born Jewish physicist Albert Einstein (1879-1955) on Old Cove Rd. on Nassau Point in Cutchogue, Long Island (sunniest spot in N.Y.) to persuade him to help the U.S. develop the atomic bomb in the fear that Germany would build one first, asking directions of a 7-y.-o. boy on the street to find him. When Szilard explained the concept of a nuclear chain reaction to him, Einstein replied "I never thought of that" (Daran habe ich gar nicht gedacht), then signed the famous Aug. 2, 1939 Letter to Pres. Roosevelt urging the creation of an atomic weapons research program which became the Manhattan Project, put that paprika in your pipe and smoke it.
Some Hungarians who made it to Wonderland USA became Hollywood stars, including Bela Lugosi (Bela Ference Dezso Blasko) (1882-1956) (not Jewish). Some were born in the U.S. of Hungarian immigrants, including Elizabeth Alice "Ali" McGraw (1938-), whose mother was of Hungarian Jewish descent and father was of Scottish descent. Also singer Paul Frederic Simon (1941-), whose parents were Hungarian Jewish immigrants.
Speaking of Fox News and its top star, Soros-hating Glenn Beck, Fox Film Corp. was founded in 1915 by you-guessed-it Hungarian Jewish immigrant William Fox (Wilhelm Fuchs) (Vilmos Fried) (1879-1952). Okay, he sold out in 1936, but today I'm finally talking to my doctor about overactive bladder.
What was Hungary like during Soros' youth? In 1932 anti-Semitic nationalist war minister Gyula (Julius) Gombos (Gömbös) de Jakfa (1886-1936) became PM of Hungary (until 1936), forming a new govt. that promoted Hungarian fascism while opposing German Nazi influence in Hungary, that old German vs. Magyar thang, Heil Gombos, Heil Goulash. Too bad, he died Oct. 6, 1936 of kidney failure in Munich after boasting to Hermann Goering that Hungary will be completely remodeled along fascist lines within two years with himself as dictator. Meanwhile in 1936 Jewish-extraction Zsa Zsa Gabor (1917-) won the Miss Hungary title, but had to give it up when it was found out that she was below the minimum age of 16, even though she'd been around the world more times than most 30s, I don't know who's lying here, and she emigrated to the U.S. in 1941 and ended up with one annullment and seven divorces, plus a slapped cop in L.A. in 1989. In Feb. 1938 the govt. of Hungary again arrested Ferenc Szalasi (Szálasi) (1897-1946) and 72 other leaders of the Nazi clone Hungarian Nat. Socialist Arrow Cross Party to stomp them out. Too bad, Germany soon annexed Austria and became their next-door neighbor, causing the 500K Germans in Hungary to act up, advantage Adolf. On Apr. 24, 1938 all German Jews were ordered to register their property, on May 29 the Jewish role in the Hungarian economy was restricted to 20%, and on June 25 Jewish physicians in Germany were only allowed to treat Jews. On May 5, 1939 Hungary gave it some thought and decided to reduce the Jewish role in their economy to 6%, okay, yelling isn't going to make me more flexible. On Nov. 20, 1940 Hungary finally joined the Axis. On Mar. 9, 1942 after Hungarian regent (1920-44) Miklos Horthy de Nagybanya (1868-1957) appointed him to reverse the pro-Nazi policies of his predecessors, Miklos Kallay de Nagy-Kallo (1887-1967) became PM of Hungary (until Mar. 19, 1944), going on to refuse to help the Nazis round up Jews while giving the left wing press freedom and making peace overtures to the Allies, pissing off the Nazis, who on Mar. 19, 1944 occupied Hungary to prevent it from negotiating a separate peace. PM Miklos Kallay fled, and was replaced by Gen. Keyser Soze, er, Dome Sztojay (Döme Sztójay) (1883-1946), a rabid anti-Semite, who fielded an army of 300K to fight the Soviets, and began rounding up Jews, deporting 440K by July, when Horthy bowed to Western pressure and stopped it, replacing Sztojay in Aug. with Gen. Geza Lakatos (1890-1967), and sending a secret delegation to Moscow on Oct. 1 to strike an agreement for Hungary to turn against the Nazis. On Oct. 15 after Horthy announced that Hungary will surrender and withdraw from the Axis, his son Miklos Horthy Jr. (1907-93) was kidnapped by German commandos led by Otto Skorzeny and held hostage under his daddy surrendered, after which he was arrested, forced to resign and carted off to Bavaria, then replaced on Oct. 16, 1944 by Nazi puppet Szalasi, leader of the Arrow Cross Party, who took the title "leader (fuehrer) of the nation", and started deporting Jews again while promising to field an army of 1.5M against the Soviets, who were closing in, beginning a reign of terror as everybody from age 12-70, male and female was drafted, and those who deserted were given summary executions. 10K-15K Jews were murdered by his men in his 3-mo. reign of terror, and another 80K Jews, including many women, children and elderly were handed over to the Nazis for deportation to Health Camps, er, concentration camps. The Arrow Cross Party's anti-Semitism was rooted in Roman Catholicism, no mystery how Soros feels about them and probably all Christians. By Nov. the atheistic Soviets took two-thirds of the country, and the end was nigh for the Axis, which didn't stop Hitler from ordering them to fight to the last man. On Dec. 29, 1944 after two emissaries sent to arrange a capitulation were shot, the Soviets under field marshal Rodion Yakovlevich Malinovsky (1898-1967) (veteran of the Battle of Stalingrad and a descendant of Crimean Karaite Jews) began the 50-day Siege of Budapest (ended Feb. 13, 1945), one of the bloodiest battles of the war, with 33K German and 37K Hungarian troops fighting 1M Soviet troops to the last man in a city with 800K trapped civilians. From then on Hungary was under Soviet domination, and while officially all were supposed to get over that Catholic-Jew crap and become good atheists, like always anti-Semitism thrived. During the fighting Ferenc Szalasi slipped away and fled to Szombathely on Dec. 9, then to Vienna in Mar. 1945, and finally to Munich, where he was captured by U.S. troops and returned to Hungary, then hung in Budapest on Mar. 12, 1946. Kallay was captured and sent to Dachau, then Mauthausen, and was liberated by U.S. troops on May 5, 1945 in Tyrol, going into self-imposed exile in the U.S. for life starting in 1951.
On June 30, 1944 the Kastner Train carrying 1,684 Jews left Nazi-controlled Hungary, eventually arriving in Switzerland after Hungarian Jewish journalist-atty. Rudolf Israel Kastner (1906-57) paid Adolf Eichmann money, gold and diamonds for them. Meanwhile 450K less rich Hungarian Jews were deported to Auschwitz. One of the lucky who could pay their way out was Peter Munk (1927-), who settled in Canada and founded Barrick Gold, the world's largest gold-mining corp. So Soros is hardly an isolated case, walk a mile in their jews, er, shoes.
Back to Soros. After the Nazis occupied anti-Semitic Hungary, Soros along with other Jewish kids were given deportation notices to hand out to Jews by the Nazi-run Jewish Council, say it ain't so Joe, okay, the kids didn't understand their import. Later in 1944 Soros' father split the family up to maximize their survival chances under the Nazis, providing them with forged papers, and paying a Hungarian agricultural official named Baumbach (of German origin, who had a Jewish wife) to palm off boy George as his Christian godson Sandor Kiss, while he turned over his apt. across the street from the Hungarian parliament to his goy secy. and moved into a secret room in it. Too bad, Baumbach once was sent to confiscate some property from some wealthy Jews, and took his fake godson Keep It Simple Stupid along with him on the 3-day trip, not such a bad idea since life in the city was dangerous. In Dec. 1998 60 Minutes did a segment on him hosted by a hostile Steve Kroft, in which Soros said about it "I had no role in taking away that property, so I had no sense of guilt." This one documented case was the wealthy Jewish Kornfeld family who had left Hungary for Lisbon in return for leaving some of their wealth behind as a bribe. Despite frequent claims by his enemies, Soros probably wasn't a member of the Hitler Youth as part of his cover, no evidence found, imagine the shower scenes. Soros lived through the horrible Siege of Budpest, okay, he was no Luke Skywalker, more of a young Palpatine. In his introduction to his father's book, he admitted, "It is a sacrilegious thing to say, but these ten months [of the Nazi occupation] were the happiest times of my life... We led an adventurous life and we had fun together." No, there is no evidence that Soros was a Judenrat or turncoat who helped the Nazis send Jews to concentration camps, and he was way too young and poor to set up puppet strings, only 13, sorry, so the Nov. 11, 2010 statement by Glenn Beck that Soros was a "Jewish boy helping send the Jews to the death camps" is moose hockey, let's all go to the lobby.
In 1947 after deciding they didn't want to live under the Communists, the Soros family sent 16-year-old George to England, and he moved in with his Orthodox Jewish uncle, who paid his living expenses while he attended the prestigious elite hard-to-get-into London School of Economics, founded in 1895 by members of the Socialist Fabian Society, including gay playwright Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). There he discovered Austrian-born British philosopher Karl Popper (1902-94), coiner of the term "Open Society", who wrote against totalitarianism, and claimed that societies can only flourish when they allow democratic governance, freedom of expression, a diverse range of opinion, and respect for individual rights. He really went for Popper's Theory of Reflexivity, which predicts the emergence of financial bubbles and seemingly incorporates Quantum Mechanics with the belief that the action of valuating a market affects it, causing a virtuous or vicious cycle, sounds suspiciously like the Wheel of Fortune, cue the Fortuna from Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. In 1952 Brainy George graduated with a B.Sc. in Philosophy, and got a job with the London merchant banker Singer and Friedlander (founded 1907). In 1956 his daddy and mommy escaped to New York City during the Oct. 23-Nov. 10 1956 Hungarian Revolution, and the struggling stockbroker emigrated there also, working for Muslim, er, Jewish arbitrage trader F.M. Mayer in 1956-9, then becoming an analyst for merchant banking firm Wertheim & Co. (founded 1927) in 1959-63, rising through the ranks and inventing the rich man's game called the hedge fund in the 1960s, then founding the Quantum Fund in 1969, which under his grate mental powah increased investor capital by four thousand times, who's da man, the Amazing Race team, cause you got personality, you got personality. The bulk of his fortune is based on the minus-sum game of stock and currency speculation, taking advantage of deliberately induced political and economic weaknesses then making big bucks off ordinary people without creating any real net wealth. As Soros put it, "I speculate on discrepancy between the reality and the public image of this reality, until a correctional mechanism occurs, which approaches these two." He headquartered Quantum Fund in Curacao to put it beyond the reach of U.S. govt. speculation. You got it, his official cover story was that he only wanted to make $500K in five years, then retire to philosophy and maybe publish a few learned tomes. Actually his outfit was originally called First Eagle, then Soros Mgt. Fund, then Quantum Group of Funds, which now has assets of $27B, returning 32% in 2007 and netting Soros a nice little $2.9B, what tax bracket is that. The real question is how did he get his initial financial backing and contacts? Conspiracy theorists claim he is a front for the insidious Rothschild family. Actually, the modern hedge fund was invented by Australian-born Am. financier Alfred Winslow Jones (1900-89), who quietly got the idea going in the 1950s with investors Warren Buffett and Barton Biggs, then was publicized in 1966 by journalist Carol Loomis, causing an explosion in interest and the formation of 100+ new hedge funds, including quick study Soros'.
Meanwhile from 1965-71 CBS-TV aired the prime time series Green Acres, featuring Hungarian-born Jewish actress Eva Gabor (1919-95), and reminding Soros of the carnal pleasures of home, I wonder what his wife looks like. The example of a successful New York lawyer who decides to quit and become a farmer must have tugged on his heart, and perhaps he decided to compromise by getting involved in global politics, a stretch I know but humor me I'm not charging.
Nouveau riche Soros started out in politics innocently enough, with the Human Rights Watch (formerly Helsinki Watch), which was founded in 1978 to monitor Soviet compliance with the July-Aug. 1975 Helsinki Accords along with Soviet suppression of Jews who wanted to emigrate to Israel. A Jew who escaped the Holocaust and Soviet Communism, then made it big in the Goy Capitalist West and returned a share to help fellow trapped Jews is a good guy, n'est-ce pas, or is it Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1?
On the left side of the bird since the get-go, Soros began funding the Institute for Policy Studies, founded in 1963 by ex-JFK advisers Marcus Raskin (1934-) and religious anti-globalist Richard Jackson Barnet (1929-2004) after they got fed up with JFK's failure to unilaterally disarm the U.S., which became a magnet for far leftists after their paradise Soviet Union fell. In 1979 Soros launched his main battlestar, the Open Society Institute (OSI), the flagship for a network of Open Society Foundations that gave away $5B by 2007 to promote his political agenda, and currently spends $600M a year in 60+ countries, which is only 20% of his $3B yearly income, whatsa matter, ain't he serious? Its agenda allegedly includes dethroning the U.S. as a world leader, putting leftists in power, promoting open borders and mass immigration (including Muslim), while opposing virtually all post-9/11 national security measures, especially the Patriot Act. Let's not forget dramatic expansion of social welfare programs and taxes, even amnesty for illegal aliens along with benefits. The pres. of OSF is German-born Jew Aryeh Neier (1937-), who was the exec dir. of the ACLU in 1970-8, and led it to support Neo-Nazis in their right to march in Skokie, Ill., causing 30K ACLU members to quit and him to soon resign while denying any connection, hey he had a better offer. Soros also began funding the Tides Center, founded in 1976 by Drummond Pike (1948-). Its projects include the Rockridge Insitute in Berkeley, Calif., founded in 1978 as a progressive tank. Also People for the American Way, founded in 1981 by liberal Jewish TV producer Norman Milton Lear (1922-) to fight for "a society that reflects these constitutional principles and progressive values", esp. combatting "hatred and bigotry", which came to mean LGBT rights and separation of church and state. Soros also funds the Social Venture Network, founded in 1987 to network business leaders who are into environmentally stable businesses. Also the Apollo Alliance, founded in 2001 by Dan Carol to work for green jobs and a green economy, which helped create the Feb. 2009 U.S. American Recovery and Revinestment Act of 2009 (Obama Stimulus). Also the Campaign to Defend the Constitution (DefCon), founded in Sept. 2005 to combat the religious right in the name of separation of church and state; its funding ran out in Dec. 2007. Soros also funds Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (CACG) (founded in 2005) along with other American Catholic leftist "social justice" orgs., which are anti-abortion but toe his line on the military, green technologies, etc.
To develop a billionaires' worldwide web of power, Soros joined the Council on Foreign Relations and the World Economic Forum, becoming friends with German-born American Jewish big brain Henry Alfred Kissinger (1923-) of the U.S., Vaclav Havel (1936-) of the Czech Repub., Polish gen. Wojciech Witold Jaruzelsi (1923-), Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (1931-) of the Soviet Union/Russia, even the Tibetan Dai Lama Tenzin Gyatso (1935-), he doesn't trust anyone under 70.
In 1988 Soros got involved with the French bank Societe Generale, ending up with a 2002 felony insider trading conviction in a French court that included a $2.3M fine. There goes his perfect record.
In 1986 future Repub. U.S. pres. #43 (2001-9) George Walker Bush (1946-) became a member of the board of dirs. of Harken Energy Corp. (HKN) Inc., (founded 1973) in Southlake, Tex. which he mismanaged into the toilet until he was rescued in 1990 by Soros, who wanted to get influence with his daddy, vice-pres. #42 (1989-9), CIA dir. #11 (1976-7), and U.S. Repub. pres. #41 (1989-93) George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-). HKN pioneered the questionable accounting technique of turning an equity stake in a losing corp. they owned into a loan to disguise financial losses, which later was used by Enron, leading to their big 2003 bankruptcy scandal.
In 1987 the Carlyle Group global asset mgt. firm was founded in Washington, D.C., becoming the world's largest private equity firm, with over $12B under mgt. Soros became a partner despite its board being stuffed with Republicans and CIA men, incl. CIA deputy dir. (1978-81) and U.S. defense secy. (1987-9) Frank Charles Carlucci III (1930-) and CIA head George H.W. Bush. So we might say that Soros started out hobnobbing with Republicans for their anti-Communist and pro-Capitalist stance, and tried to buy his way into the inner circle so he could use them to destroy the Soviet Union and move into its economy, only to turn on the Republicans in 2004 after succeeding and not needing them anymore, and facing a new world with Muslims behaving badly in it, and the U.S. going a low as they did - which we will get to. Did I mention that Carlucci ended up as chmn. of the Carlyle Group in 1992-2003?
On Sept. 16, 1992 (Black Wednesday) Soros became the Man Who Broke the Bank of England by betting $10B on the devaluation of the British pound and selling short, causing a tizzy of speculation that netted him $1.1B in profit in one day after the Bank of England withdrew from the European Exchange Rate Mechanism and devalued the pound at at cost of Ł3.4B, welcome to burlesque, queenie. It must have made him feel godlike.
Speaking of godlike, Soros has his personal problems and doesn't mind admitting it. Plagued since childhood by messianic and megalomanic thoughts, Soros nurtured a godlike self-image, what else drives "the only private citizen who has his own foreign policy." The Independent of June 3, 1993 contained the quote: "It is sort of a disease when you consider yourself some kind of god, the creator of everything, but I feel comfortable about it now since I began to live it out." When asked about his Jewish heritage in 1998 by Steve Kroft, he uttered the soundbyte: "I don't deny the Jews their right to a national existence, but I don't want to be part of it."
Meanwhile Soros sharpened his god skills in Europe by financing the Destruction of State Socialism in Eastern Europe, starting with his native Hungary in 1980, they call you sluts, how do you sleep at night, followed by Poland, financing Solidarity along with the CIA, then implementing a comprehensive economic reform in 1990. Meanwhile he was busy penetrating China and the Soviet Union, causing China in 1989 to accuse his Fund for the Reform and Opening of China (founded 1986) with having CIA connections and arrest its reps in Beijing. After formulating the 5-Point Regime Change Strategy (infiltrate country with operatives claiming to be engaged in humanitarian aid, take control of the airwaves via fake independent media, destabilize the govt. with financial manipulation and political agitation, wait for an election then claim voter fraud, take the streets with armies of activist youths who demand a regime change") he went on to finance the 1989 Velvet Revolution in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, the HDZ Party Defeat in the 2000 Croatian election, the Oct. 5, 2000 Revolution in Yugoslavia that ousted Slobodan Milosevic, the 2003 Rose Revolution in Georgia that ousted Eduard Shevardnadze, and the 2004-5 Orange Revolution in Ukraine. After the Soviet Union fell in 1991 with his help, Soros targeted Russia, founding the International Science Foundation in Dec. 1992 with a $100M endowment, giving grants to 20K Russian scientists and supporting 3.5K research projects obviously to give him control of their discoveries, and chucking out another $250M for the "transformation of education of humanities and economics at the high school and university levels", providing the entire country with textbooks containing his political views, and causing Russia to accuse him of being a CIA agent, both allegedly being "afraid of Russian capital becoming strong" (Boris Berezovsky). In 1994 Soros met with his guru Karl Popper for guidance then began investing in Central and East European communications, taking over and funding the archives of Radio Free Europe, which he moved to Prague. Of course the CIA created RFE, he must have paid off their loan. He's also been meddling in Macedonia, I got the ego, I got the chicks, I got the money money money.
Speaking of Yugoslavia, while busy rigging the 2000 election, Soros invested $150M to take over the Trepca Mines, with the help of U.N. interim admin. chief Bernard Kouchner (1939-) of France, 1971 co-founder of Medecins San Frontiers and 1980 co-founder of Medicins du Monde, who closed them for "health reasons" to pave the way. They are now worth $5B.
Soros was also involved in the Russian-Chechen Conflict in 1994-6, funding U.S. State Dept. front Fred C. Cuny (1944-), who ended up disappearing in 1995. Soros also backed Russian Jewish oligarch Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky (1963-), head of Yokos Oil, who by 1995 amassed a $30B fortune after a rigged bid on Soviet state-owned property, and rose to the wealthiest man in Russia. On Oct. 25, 2003 he was arrested for fraud, embezzlement and tax evasion, and Soros denounced the charges as "political persecution", calling for the West to intervene and for Russia to be expelled from the G-8. Khodorkovsky's partner Leonid Nezvlin fled to Israel before being found guilty in absentia of ordering murders of people who got in their way, and laundered himself into a philanthropist. "Out of the seven oligarchs who controlled 50% of Russia's economy during the 1990s, six were Jewish" (The Guardian), behind every fortune is a crime,what Soros has to do with it we'll find out after the statute of limitations expires.
Soros helps fund the International Crisis Group (ICG), founded in 1995 by World Bank vice-pres. George Mark Malloch Brown, Baron Malloch-Brown (1953-) of the U.K., U.S. asst. secy. of state for intelligence and research (1985-9) Morton Isaac Abramowitz (1933-) (U.S. ambassador to Turkey in 1989-91), and Fred C. Cuny, who didn't last too long, as we've mentioned. It later attracted power play artists Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski (1928-), U.S. Army Gen. Wesley Kanne Clark Sr. (1944-), U.S. nat. security adviser (1981-2) Richard Vincent Allen (1936-) (who was in power during the weapons-for-hostages Iran-Contra Scandal, and who resigned after a controversy over an honorarium he received for arranging an interview with First Lady Nancy Reagan long before the scandal broke in Nov. 1986 - Allen is a Roman Catholic and member of the elite Military Order of Malta, which were part of the historical pack of Crusaders, not that it means much, since so are Nelson Mandela and Bob Hope). The ICG is all about the U.S. controlling all international crises, and Soros is a Jew, so talk about Jewish conspiracy theories, how about the one by former U.S. State Dept. employee and National Security Council chief counter-terrorism adviser Richard Alan Clarke (1950-) in Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror - What Really Happened (2004) that the Saudi royal family is secretly Jewish, and so is al-Qaida, which was created so that extremist Muslims could be channeled into Jewish, actually Israeli and U.S. ends. Of course, Abramowitz is part of the puppetmaster team, as is Soros.
Mark Malloch Brown was once vice-chmn. of Refugees International (founded 1979), which helps displaced people, and has a distinguished group of directors. You guessed it, Soros is an emeritus dir. along with actor Sam Waterston et al.
In 1996 Soros founded the Soros Documentary Fund to "spur awareness, action and social change" by producing hundreds of documentaries on "social justice, human rights, civil liberties, and freedom of expression issues around the world", turning over leadership in 2001 to the Sundance Institute of Hollyweird figure Charles Robert Redford Jr. (1937-), which now calls it the Soros-Sundance Documentary Fund.
Soros engineered the July 1997 Asian Financial Crisis that destroyed the Thai and Malaysian economies, becoming known as the "crocodile" by the Chinese, and singled-out by Malaysian PM (1981-2003) Mahathir bin Mohamad (1925-) as a villain. For a leftist Socialist it's mighty strange that he used his profits from capitalism to dismantle the Socialist Soviet Union, so maybe he's not really a Socialist, just a cagey capitalist Jew who got rich enough to do anything he wants and made the world his oyster, passing himself off as a leftist Socialist like he used to pass himself off as a Christian. He surely must have come up against the anti-Western forces of Islam and Chinese Communism, and the real mystery is what his long-range game plan is, especially vis a vis the survival of Israel, knowing that after all he's a Jew under the hood and can't live forever, don't ya think, Ali Baba?
On Dec. 2, 1998 Soros published The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Open Society Endangered, containing the soundbyte: "To stabilize and regulate a truly global economy, we need some global system of political decision-making. In short, we need a global society to support our global economy. A global society does not mean a global state. To abolish the existence of states is neither feasible nor desirable; but insofar as there are collective interests that transcend state boundaries, the sovereignty of states must be subordinated to international law and international institutions. Interestingly, the greatest opposition to this idea is coming from the United States. But there has never been a time when a strong lead from the U.S. and other like-minded countries could achieve such powerful and benign results. With the right sense of leadership and with clarity of purpose, the U.S. and its allies could help to stabilize the global economic system and to extend and uphold universal human values. The opportunity is waiting to be grasped."
In 1998 Soros signed a Public Letter to U.N. Secy.-Gen. Kofi Annan, declaring that "the global war on drugs is now causing more harm than drug abuse itself." In 2000 Soros signed the Appeal for Reasonable Security that was published in the New York Times, with the soundbyte "We call upon the United States government to commit itself unequivocally to negotiate the worldwide reduction and elimination of nuclear weapons, in a series of well-defined stages accompanied by increasing verification and control." Jimmy Carter also signed. In 2000 Soros signed a Letter to Pres. Bill Clinton asking for a moratorium on federal death penalty executions, saying that it is "distorted by bias and arbitrariness." Rev. Jesse Jackson signed that one.
In 1999 Soros got U.S. state secy. (1997-2001) Madeleine Korbel Albright (1937-) to block a $500M loan guarantee by the U.S. Export-Import Bank to the Russian co. Tyumen Oil, after it tried to acquire a company that Soro was invested in.
In 2000 Soros's Jewish-American friend William D. Zabel was named as chmn. of Human Rights First, founded in 1977 as the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, with the goal of being at the forefront of the fight for human rights in the 21st century. Okay, an obvious Jewish front to keep a new Fourth Reich from getting started while spreading Jewish compassion and ethics into global legal systems, big deal, it beats Muslim Sharia.
Soros attended the Jan. 31-Feb. 4 2002 World Economic Forum in the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City, which was targeted by anti-globalist anti-Capitalist protesters, promoting his global Open Society to big brains Brzezinsky, Samuel Phillips Huntington (1927-2008), Francis Fukuyama (1952-) et al.
Starting in 2002, Soros began using Section 527 to funnel soft money into "voter education" and "issue-oriented" political advertising, promoting gun control and marijuana legalization, even the repeal of the three-strikes-and-you're-out rule, say yes to an Open America. While getting away with this, in 2002 or earlier Soros created the Shadow Party, a network of unions, activist groups, and think tanks which campaign for leftist Democrats and help with all aspects including getting out the vote. According to Richard Poe and David Horowitz: "The Shadow Party is the real power driving the Democrat machine. It is a network of radicals dedicated to transforming our constitutional republic into a socialist hive." The first major push was to defeat incumbent Pres. George W. Bush and his "Bubble of American Supremacy". According to the Sept. 28, 2002 Bloomberg News, "The final straw came on June 1, 2002, when U.S. President George W. Bush stepped before 989 graduating officers at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, and changed American foreign policy. The U.S., the president said, would now take offensive military action against any country that it suspected of posing a terrorist threat, a strategy later dubbed the Bush Doctrine." According to Soros, the Bush admin. "violated human rights and damaged American security by invading Iraq and deposing the regime of Saddam Hussein", adding "The idea that we can impose our will on the world is really just the wrong idea", likening Bush's foreign policy to a stock market bubble, and causing him to vow to do everything in his power to prevent Bush from winning re-election, starting in July 2003 by funding a network of nonprofit political orgs. with $18.5M, followed by a $3M anti-Bush campaign announced on Sept. 28, 2004 with the soundbyte "the most important election of my lifetime". Too bad, the U.S. isn't a two-bit Soviet satellite that he can bring down by writing a check, and when that failed, in Jan. 2007 Soros decided to up the rhetoric, telling the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland that "America needs to... go through a certain de-Nazification process."
Knowing that Bush couldn't run for a 3rd term, Soros saw his chance, and helped fund the Center for American Progress, founded in 2003 by ex-Clinton admin. official John David Podesta (1949-), which helped build the winning 2008 Democratic Platform. Soros at first backed ex-Pres. Clinton's wife (the real president all along?) Hillary Clinton, but in 2004 he hosted his first fundraiser for up-and-coming U.S. Dem. pres. #44 (2009-) Barack Hussein Obama II (1961-), who was running for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, and after who knows what shenanigans in Jan. 2007 Soros sent Obama's new presidential exploratory committee the legal max of $2.1K and switched horses in the middle of a screw, and this time he had a winner, a legal regime change in the U.S. that owed him bigtime. In 2008 Obama paid his puppet master back a little by announcing the creation of a Social Investment Fund Network, AKA the George Soros Slush Fund. Too bad, after the Nov. 2, 2010 national elections went bad, on Nov. 17 Soros was already discussing withdrawing funding for Obama, with the soundbytes that he (Soros) is "used to fighting losing battles but doesn't like to lose without fighting", and "If this president can't do what we need, it is time to start looking somewhere else."
Of course ever since Obama took office, Republicans have been crying Armageddon, and claiming that Obama is everything short of the Devil incarnate. Actually, despite Republican protestations to the contrary, the Democrats are champions of U.S. world hegemony too, except the extreme left wing. Too bad, lifelong extreme left wing Democrat Soros now wants the U.S. to cut military spending and unilaterally disarm, wants the death penalty abolished, and wants socialized medicine and radical environmentalism, whose goal is "not clean air and water, rather... the demolition of technological/industrial civilization" (Michael Berliner). Wants, but not necessarily gets, he isn't that rich. Talk about leftist, he now wants the U.N. to rule the world, after destroying the sovereignty of all nations especially the U.S., and of course wants strict gun control so that misguided patriots can't play arsenal in muscle cars. Not exactly. He actually fears the demise of world capitalism when "indigenous political movements... arise that will seek to expropriate the multinational corporations and recapture the 'national' wealth" (interview by William Greider in The Nation, Feb. 15, 1999), and doesn't want the U.N. to degenerate into a venue for "tin-pot dictators and totalitarians... treated as equal partners", suggesting that "The United Nations is constitutionally incapable of fulfilling the promises contained in the preamble of its charter", and that "democracies of the world ought to take the lead and forge a global network of alliances that could work with or without the United Nations", you drive, we follow, I pay.
While some call him a traitor to the Jews, some of his views seem to be an understandable reaction to the Holocaust, fear of a Fourth Reich anywhere including America, and despite minimally selling out his own people to slide by as a teenie, who wouldn't have done ditto, he was raised around Orthodox Jews, so what if the Holocaust helped turn him into a total atheist and he's for taxpayer-funded abortion on demand, that many less potential Nazis, bankrolling the Institute for Women's Policy Research. Did I mention one good thing, legalization of marijuana? Not that he stops there, he wants to decriminalize the whole megilla of drugs, along with prostitution, so that the U.S. will go to hell happy and well-laid, beats orthodox anything.
His policy on Israel is actually pretty much the same as leftist Israelis, who can't accept the true horror of resurgent Islam and seek to blame themselves not them, and fantasize that if they let the zillions of Arabs pour into Israel, there will still be any kind of democracy rather than the same old same old Sharia where Jews are 9th class citizens who have to pay a tax just not to be executed. On Nov. 5, 2003 Soros attended a Jewish forum in New York City and uttered the soundbyte: "There is a resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe. The policies of the Bush administration and the Sharon administration contribute to that. It's not specifically anti-Semitism, but it does manifest itself in anti-Semitism as well. I'm critical of those policies... If we change that direction, then anti-Semitism also will diminish. I can't see how one could confront it directly... I'm also very concerned about my own role because the new anti-Semitism holds that the Jews rule the world... As an unintended consequence of my actions... I also contribute to that image." He later backpedaled with the soundbyte: "I do not subscribe to the myths propagated by enemies of Israel and I am not blaming Jews for anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism predates the birth of Israel. Neither Israel's policies nor the critics of those policies should be held responsible for anti-Semitism. At the same time, I do believe that attitudes toward Israel are influenced by Israel's policies, and attitudes toward the Jewish community are influenced by the pro-Israel lobby's success in suppressing divergent views." That last quote was from the Apr. 12, 2007 issue of New York Review of Books, in an article by Soros titled On Israel, America and AIPAC, dissing the Bush admin. for refusing to recognize a Palestinian govt. run by the "democratically elected" terrorist org. of Hamas. Too bad he is an Islam history ignoramus else he'd understand that there is no democratic anything in the Muslim world, and that the Jews have a right to a national homeland with capital in Jerusalem no matter the form of govt. they choose, while the Arabs have no right to be there and should finally give up and resettle in some of the vast Arab territories all the way to Mecca, with Saudi help, or even his. Of course the resurgent anti-Semitism in Europe is caused by mass Muslim immigration combined with Saudi oil money that funds Wahhabism in mosques along with anti-Israeli propaganda. Oh wait, maybe All-Seeing Soros does understand the Muslim threat and is already well into the midgame and we don't know it yet. If so, go George.
Maybe Soros does understand the horrible nature of Islam. In his Dec. 2003 book The Bubble of American Supremacy: Correcting the Misuse of American Power, the "primary objective" being "to persuade the American public to reject President Bush in the forthcoming elections", he wrote "Although the West has material superiority, Islam will prevail because it has a major competitive advantage: it is not afraid of death." So, as a survivor in Nazi Germany, maybe he actually thinks he's helping the Jewish people survive by giving up their arrogant Jewish state of Israel in the heart of Allahland, and pulling back to the West somehow. Of course the two main obstacles to a One World Govt. are Israel and the U.S., and if he can get a string of presidents in the White House who systematically cut Israel loose and let it fall, he will only have one country to go. Too bad, he would find that the Muslim World wouldn't be satisfied with membership in a OWG, but would try to take it over and restore the caliphate, and with a weakened U.S., and no Israel to watch our back, we're in for a horrible long dark struggle. At least Soros is so old he doesn't have long left, so I can hope he didn't create his replacement.
Speaking of Israel, in Apr. 2008 the liberal lobbying group J Street was founded in Washington, D.C. with his financial backing, which exec dir. Jeremy Ben-Ami tried to deny until it was exposed in 2010, damaging their credibility. The strange thing about this outfit is that it claims to be a Jewish group that supports Israel, when in fact it seems to be an Arab front for supporting a Palestinian state, but actually is just a front for supporting Soros' views, what kept me alive was my dream. Only a conflicted arrogant globalist Jew like Soros could want to create a puppet theater like this and think he can get away with it, maybe it will prove of epic importance one day, maybe it will just thud into the dustbin of history, did he have the Alzheimer's test yet, check back with me later.
So the dude has influence, that's the American Way, it's nowhere near running the whole country like a dictator. In the Nov. 24, 2008 issue of Der Spiegel, Soros called for "a large stimulus package which will provide funds for state and local government to maintain their budgets." Guess what happened? He also called for the stimulus to be used for Global Warming and energy dependence, with a Cap and Trade system that auctions licenses for emissions rights, admitting "I am against market fundamentalism" and prefer Euro-style Socialism, I love this job. Global Warming and Cap and Trade didn't fly, will he give up or keep trying?
In 2010 after the Apr. 20 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Fox News began claiming that Soros was behind the Obama admin. moratorium on deepwater oil drilling because the rigs could be used by the Brazilian oil co. Petrobras (founded 1953), which he heavily invested in. Chances are the scandal is overblown, since a man like Soros has his fingers in so many pies there's no way that one of his companies won't benefit from any major political decision anywhere on the planet.
In Oct. 2010 "expert/chronicler of the Left" Matthew Vadum reported that Soros was funding a documentary celebrating left-wing terrorists David Guy McKay (1986-) and Bradley Neil Crowder (1985-), who plotted to napalm Republicans at the Sept. 1-4 2008 Republican Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota, saying they "set out to prove the strength of their political convictions to themselves and their mentor." So what? A documentary is just a documentary, maybe he needed a tax write-off, I wish he'd fund my publishing projects, that doesn't make me his puppet or cause me to shut up about him.
Despite the onslaught by Glenn Beck and Fox News, Soros kept his mojo by accepting the 2010 Globalist of the Year Award from the Canadian Internat. Council on Nov. 15, 2010, comparing the economic woes of the U.S. to the decline of the U.K. after WWII, and pointing to China as the most likely candidate for the new world economic leader, adding that it has a "better functioning government than the United States." Nice place, China, no Nazis, Christians, or Jews to speak of, and all nicely run by Commie atheists who tolerate Capitalism when it serves their purpose. Too bad that it's anything but an Open Society.
Recently, there are those who claim that Soros is behind the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, along with Pres. Obama's readiness to include the sinister Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood in a new Egyptian govt., although in a minority role, not enough power to plunge Egypt into war with Israel hopefully. Too bad, the elections gave the MB and the Salafists 60% of the vote combined, and they will be running the parliament while warring with the military and trying to stave off anarchy as the country still needs to import its food and oil to live.
In Oct.-Nov., 2011 Soros-funded Alliance for Global Justice donated $206K to Occupy Wall Street, a movement filled with Commies, Socialists, Anarchists, Muslims, anti-Semites et al. No, that don't look good.
So far, then, Soros checks out okay, nothing all that sinister, just a self-made billionaire who has a lot of free time on his hands and wants to make himself felt so that the world is a little different for his existence, no different than anybody else who grew out of the child stage. Helping to topple Soviet Communism makes him a great hero, even if he did it with an eye on what's in it for him, hey, we're Capitalist, right? The right has its own matching billionaires, it's Yin and Yang and the Radio City Rockettes. The ultimate goal of a one-world government isn't necessarily bad, it all depends on what type of government, I'm working on the problem myself, its constitution has to be an updated U.S. Constitution with a smarter Bill of Rights, check back with me when I announce it. Being a billionaire doesn't ultimately matter anyway. It's all about ideas not money. Ideas are everything, and my well is full, I'm a trillionaire in the idea department and wouldn't trade places with any billionaire.
Billionaires are just great meat for novelists, take Ralph Nader's 2009 novel Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!: "With apologies to Winston Churchill, never in the history of human suffering and economic conflict have so few been in a position to do so much for so many. In this eye-opening and mind-expanding work of 'practical utopia', Ralph Nader conjures up a world in which our richest and most powerful citizens deploy their wealth, fame, and brains on behalf of the powerless billions — and change the world in the process. For more than four decades, Ralph Nader has used his unrivaled talents as a lawyer, organizer, and teacher to make our cars safer, our environment cleaner, and our democracy stronger. Now he uses his unrivaled imagination to show all of us what a difference a few of us can make." (William C. Taylor).
Speaking of child stage, no, we can't expect Soros to convert to Jesus and become a good Christian, but maybe he can finally outgrow his parents and be brought around on his Jewishness and the Jewish state of Israel, and might even leave his fortune to it, who knows, a case of mistaken identity might take him on a spiritual journey and lead him to rediscover the spirit of Hanukkah. His brain hasn't turned to stone yet, he can still learn and grow, and what's wrong with an Open Society, sounds like a world without hardcore Commies, Muslims, and anti-Semitic Christians in it. As former Federal Reserve chmn. (1979-87) Paul Adolph Volcker (1927-) put it in his foreword to Soros' 1994 book The Alchemy of Finance: Reading the Mind of the Market: "The bulk of his enormous winnings is now devoted to encouraging transitional and emerging nations to become 'open societies', open not only in the sense of freedom of commerce but - more important - tolerant of new ideas and different modes of thinking and behavior." In the meantime we'll keep watching him just in case.