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Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:36 PM

Soros Will Start Funding anti-tRump

WASHINGTON — A network of some of the nation’s wealthiest Democratic donors is weighing providing money and support to several of the new activist groups that have cropped up since Election Day to challenge President Trump and his agenda.

Organizers of January’s Women’s March on Washington and leaders of Indivisible will make presentations later this week to the Democracy Alliance when the influential donor coalition holds its private spring meeting in Washington, the group’s president Gara LaMarche said.

LaMarche said he already has sought to connect alliance contributors to Indivisible, one of the groups at the forefront of anti-Trump efforts. Its organizers, led by former Democratic congressional aides, have created a how-to manual “for resisting the Trump agenda” that is modeled on conservative Tea Party tactics and has encouraged shows of opposition at congressional town hall meetings.

More than 5,500 local groups are using the guide to fight administration policies, organizers say.

“Everybody is impressed by what’s come up in a grassroots sense and doing what we can to support that and connect that up to a larger infrastructure,” LaMarche told USA TODAY.

The alliance, aligned with billionaire financier George Soros, also is weighing building a pool of money that can be deployed for “rapid response” work by other liberal groups on an array of issues, such as challenging the Trump administration on the deportation of undocumented immigrants.

Link: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/03/20/george-soros-democracy-alliance-anti-trump-activists-meeting/99417808/


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ProudLib72 Monday OP
Jonny Appleseed Monday #1
ProudLib72 Monday #2
JI7 Monday #7
beam me up scottie Monday #3
dalton99a Monday #4
Initech Monday #5
superpatriotman Monday #6

Response to ProudLib72 (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:47 PM

1. If I were Soros I'd stay away from donating from the shadows for awhile

Too much rw propaganda fuel.

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Response to Jonny Appleseed (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:57 PM

2. I was about to add something like this

Asking whether people thought this was a good or bad idea. On the one hand, there is a lot of propaganda already out there. On the other hand, does it really matter if the propaganda is turned into reality? Koch brothers anyone?

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Response to Jonny Appleseed (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:15 PM

7. they will do it anyways

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Response to ProudLib72 (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:59 PM

3. Cue the rabid right wing conspiracists.

I appreciate his wanting to help but they will use as 'proof' he's been paying protesters all along.

Hopefully the good that comes from this will outweigh the bad.

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Response to ProudLib72 (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:04 PM

4. Good news.

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Response to ProudLib72 (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:09 PM

5. Does this mean that I'll finally get my check? I got bills to pay!

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Response to Initech (Reply #5)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:10 PM

6. You beat me to it

I protested. Where's my cash, George?

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