George Soros is Back and More Energetic Than Ever to Make a Difference

George Soros was once known as the kingpin of democratic funding. The man who during 2004 spent more than $27M on various activities in an effort to defeat then President George W. Bush during his reelection campaign, slipped quietly into the shadows following the defeat of John Kerry and the democrats. Now, however, he is back and he is more committed than ever to advancing the progressive platform and ideals through a comprehensive package of funding for a wide range of candidates and causes all over the country.

According to the Federal Election Commission, Soros has spent more than $25M over the past two years in efforts to support the campaign of Hillary Clinton and other Democrats who participated in races to upset the conservative hold on power that has been in place for more than seven years. The primary goal was to keep a democrat in the white house, of course, but other key races ranging from mayors and alderman, through governors and state legislators, and all the way up to senators and congressman were carefully chosen to help offset the extremism that Soros and others feel is starting to be prevalent in the conservative agenda.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/george-soros-democratic-convention-226267

In a related note, Soros, 85, was slated to attend his first ever Democratic National Convention in order to see his friend of more than 25 years, Hillary Clinton, receive the official nomination for president, a first ever for a woman in a major political party. He sadly was unable to attend due to the financial situation in Europe needing to be closely monitored. Soros has been a consistent force in the Democratic Party and its movements for years. This is due to his belief that conservativism and the suppression of individual freedoms go hand in hand. Learn more on Discover the Networks about George Soros.

His political beliefs are formed in part from the experiences that he had as a young boy growing up as a Jew in Nazi occupied Budapest. For him in his formative years, every day was a battle for survival, and the oppression that he saw with his young eyes formed in him a sense of duty to protect social justice, and the inalienable rights of all men. With his financial backing, George Soros has been able to help people all over the world, not just through the political realm, but by giving time and money to many various groups and organizations which provide for the needy, sick, and impoverished. While it may seem that George Soros hasn’t been around for a while, rest assured that he has stayed very active in trying to make a difference in the world, and with his resurgent interest in the political arena, he will without a doubt make even bigger impacts in the future. Learn more about his profile at Forbes.com.

George Soros And His Initiatives

The Middle East, as well as the North Africa Initiative of the Open Society Institute funded by George Soros, is involved in major campaigns. They had recently provided a number of grants to various projects promoting democratic issues across the region which includes Egypt too.

Open Society Initiative has also bankrolled the opposition voice in Tunisia, namely, Radio Kalima, which was a leading promoter of the riots of January 2011 that forced the resignation of Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

American Constitution Society is funded by the Open Society Institute. It is a Washington, DC-based think tank. It seeks to push American jurisprudence to the left politically.

ACORN is dedicated to the poor as well as the powerless. Project Vote is the Soros-funded arm of ACORN for mobilization of voters. The presidential campaign of Obama had furnished Project Vote in 2008 with a list of donors who had given their campaign the maximum amounts of money as permitted by law. Hence Project Vote representatives contacted all those donors in order to urge them towards making contributions to the ACORN affiliate funds. In that same year, the Open Society Institute funded by George Soros gave Project Vote $400,000. Visit projectsyndicate.com to know more about George.

In order to help in winning the Presidential elections, there has been a massive mobilization in 2008. For this, the powerful Soros-affiliated ACORN dispatched approximately a million volunteers for working on the campaign nationwide. Out of these, 600,000 were in battleground states while 400,000 were deployed in non-battleground states. Additionally, MoveOn registered nearly half a million young supporters for voting in the battleground states. Another million young people were added to its membership rolls during the 2008 summer. MoveOn, as well as its members, contributed over $58 million directly to the Presidential campaign. Another $30 million was raised and spent in various independent election efforts that were made on behalf of other Democrats all across the United States. George Soros pledged $5 million to MoveOn in 2003.

George Soros is quite vocal in his beliefs. In fact, he has already stated that he has been chosen by The One Above to ensure that people get social justice. Hence he is going ahead and doing that. He believes that there should be democratic governments around the world and they should be answerable to the citizens. Hence he has taken his ideology to other nations too.

He believes that America is the root cause of terrorism. This is because they are not following human rights either in America or outside it. This is why he recommends that terrorists should be tried in civil courts and not military courts. This would enable them to get all the benefits that accrue to anyone being tried in a civil court.

Read this story at Politico.com about George Soros.

Betsy DeVos Supports Children’s Education through Her Philanthropy

Betsy DeVos and her husband Dick launched the DeVos Foundation in 1989 to use for their philanthropic activities. They decided that because of the financial blessing they received, they will spend a major part of their lives giving to their community through their Foundation. Betsy has been heavily involved in supporting children’s educational programs. Her goal is to bring quality educational opportunities to children of all economic backgrounds, in the community.

Dick DeVos built the West Michigan Aviation Academy in 2010. This allowed him to combine his enthusiasm for aviation and education. This is a tuition-free public charter school, built at the Gerald Ford International Airport. The curriculum includes all the basic courses, but is designed for students with an interest in aviation, science and math. The school teaches the values of trust, respect, and accountability.

Another charitable organization Betsy and Dick DeVos are involved with is the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. They support research and innovative clinical trials that look for cures of childhood cancers. Dr. James Fahner is the division chief of pediatric hematology and oncology. He is impressed with the hospitals programs of making sure the children treated there are supported by social workers, pharmacists, additional nurses and child life specialists. They make sure they have everything they need to get better.

Visit: http://www.betsydevos.com/education/

ArtPrize is a program that for 19 days in the early fall comes to downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. It features 1500 different art exhibits from around the world. ArtPrize Education Days brings 15,000 students from the area, to explore, and learn about art. The ArtPrize Labs allows people to become actively involved in the events and programs. Over $500,000 in awards are given out during the program. The program was started in 2009 by Dick and Betsy DeVos along with their son Rick. Check this article from NYPost.

The DeVos family also supports the American Federation for Children, which promotes state wide efforts to provide low and middle income families the ability to send their children to good schools so they get a great education. It promotes the idea that parents can choose the best school for their children, whether public, public charter, private, home schooling or virtual learning. Through voucher programs, tax credit programs educational savings accounts and other methods, the program allows students to gain access to the educational program that best fits their needs.

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L.A. Kabbalah Centre Has Attracted Many Celebrities to Study This Wisdom.

The study of Kabbalah is growing in America and around the world. Since the first Kabbalah Centre was established in Israel in 1922, Kabbalah Centres have been started in over 40 cities worldwide. These Kabbalah Centres allow the ancient wisdom to be studied by anyone who is interested. In the Los Angeles Kabbalah Centre, which was established in the 1980s, a surprising number of non-Jewish celebrities are attending on a regular basis.

Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, and Sammy Davis are a few of the Kabbalah students from the last generation, but there are more of the younger stars attending the Centre today. Britney Spears, Madonna, Paris Hilton and Sarah Bernhard are all attending the L.A. Kabbalah Centre learning the principles of Kabbalah and benefiting.

Sarah Bernhard told the media that 80 percent of the chaos in her life is eliminated with Kabbalah. She goes to the Centre regularly, and she feels better. Paris Hilton says that it was the L.A. Kabbalah Centre that helped her cope with her break-up from her fiance.

The Kabbalah Centre online defines Kabbalah as the “ancient wisdom that provides practical tools for creating joy and lasting fulfillment.” Though it originated in the Jewish religion thousands of years ago, Kabbalah is not a religion. It is the principles of life that lead to making better decisions and finding the joy that is inside of every human. It is this simple belief that entices people, young and old, to find out more about this wisdom.

Chabad explains Kabbalah as the “soul of the Torah,” which will change your perspective of life and the world around you. The longer you study, the more you will see how the world works. Non-Jewish celebrities study Kabbalah and find the answers they need concerning their world and personal problems. The Kabbalah Centre also says that studying this ancient wisdom offers the student an overall plan of the universe, along with understanding more of the issues in our lives.”