Soros Supports Ron Paul. Expects to Be His Running Mate

So Ron Paul’s in bed with George Soros? That’s the take away from Daniel Greenfield in a column he wrote yesterday for frontpagemag.com titled “Ron Paul’s Soros Defense Plan”. Another blog, MarkAmerica.com quoting, Daniel Greenfield’s piece, ratchets up the rhetoric a whole “nother” notch, with this headline “Ron Paul: Soros Puppet?

The basis for Greenfield’s claim is this. Paul co-authored (with Barney Frank!) a Huffington Post editorial in July of 2010, that called for reduced military spending. In the Huffington piece, Paul and Frank introduced (and provide a link to) the Sustainable Defense Task Force.

The task force recommended a $trillion in defense cuts. Greenfield takes exception to Paul and Frank’s claim that the task force consisted of “experts on military expenditures that span the ideological spectrum”. Greenfield wrote, “The experts, however, didn’t quite “span the ideological spectrum” — more like float under it.”

I’m getting to the “Soros connection, keep reading!

Greenfield goes on to describe the task force as “The panel of experts who would decide how to best gut national defense”. He points to Lawrence J. Kolb who is affiliated with the Center for American Progress, and Miriam Pemberton of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Greenfield writes:
If you want to know what the Center, the Foundation and the Institute all have in common, it’s Hungarian and smells like stale cabbage and the death of nations.

We all presumably know that George Soros is Hungarian.

Greentfield cites several other task force members with connections to Soros funded groups including: Christopher Hellman of the National Priorities Project (NPP). The mission of NPP, according to its website, is to make “complex federal budget information transparent and accessible so people can prioritize and influence how their tax dollars are spent.” Miriam Pemberton is also connected to the NPP. acording to Greenfield, “The man behind the curtain at NPP? (is) none other than our favorite Hungarian James Bond villain.” (Oh that’s right, Oddjob wasn’t Hungarian.)

Greenfield connects nine other members of The Sustainable Defense Task Force to groups linked to Soros. He then offers three suggestions as to “why Ron Paul would allow George Soros that much power and influence over America’s defense policy.”

1. Paul just didn’t do his homework
2. He knew and didn’t care, “that he had no objection to being part of a left-right alliance against the American Empire”.
3. Paul “put his (Soros’s) experts in charge of America’s defense policy”, because Soros (through a web of front organizations of course) paid for an ad during the 2008 primaries, which praised Paul’s opposition to the Iraq War.

Greenfield concludes with this

I’m not one to dabble in conspiracy theories, (Oh really?!) but when Soros pays for an ad praising you during the Republican primaries and then you put his experts in charge of America’s defense policy, then maybe some questions should be asked.

Greenfield’s report might not be as viral as The Dancing Baby, but considering the subject matter, it’s getting pretty good play. Most of it is supportive of Greenfield’s anti Paul, anti Soros views.
A post went up today on Ulsterman Report titled “Ron Paul Endorsed by George Soros “Blue Republican” Organization”. Here’s how the Blue Republicans identify themselves on their website

We are people who have never before thought of joining the Republican party, but are going to do so for one year to ensure that Ron Paul wins the Republican nomination for President in 2012.
Most of us identify as Democrats or Independents and/or supported Obama in 2008. We believe that on issues that matter most – war vs. peace (Iraq, Yemen etc.), civil liberties (Patriot Act etc.), and crony corporatism (bailouts etc.) – Obama has pursued a course similar to George Bush.

So how do we know that the Blue Republicans are another Soros front? Ulsterman.com explains

The term Blue Republican was coined by leftist Robin Koerner, who runs an organization called WatchingAmerica.com. The current cover story on the front page of that website is an article detailing how Barack Obama’s victory in 2012 is essential to saving the “American model” and draws heavily from a George Soros-sponsored Center forAmerican Progress study as proof. A WatchingAmerica linked article SAID THE FOLLOWING regarding Mr. Soros:
Hedge fund financier George Soros is actively advocating for freedom of the press and thespread of democracy through the Open Society Foundations.
Advertisers on the website include MSNBC and the Al Waref Institute – a pro-Muslim anti-Israel think tank based in Washington D.C. whose founder, Marah Bukai takes meetings with such figures as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
It seems interesting then that an organization that appears quite hopeful to see Barack Obama re-elected in 2012, and is clearly linked to progressive anti-American globalist George Soros is simultaneously calling for Democrats to register as Republicans and support Ron Paul in the Republican primaries does it not?

Did you follow that? Robin Koerner runs an organization called WatchingAmerica.com. Watchingamerica.com posts a pro Obama piece that quotes a George Soros-sponsored Center forAmerican Progress study. (That’s true.) Therefore, Soros has endorsed Ron Paul, via “his” Blue Republican Organization.

It’s got to be true. I read it on the internet. And you know what else? If Ron Paul gets the nomination, Soros is going to be his running mate.

10 Responses to “ “Soros Supports Ron Paul. Expects to Be His Running Mate”

  1. Juan Viche says:

    Many people who watch this whole video change their vote
    http://tekgnosis.typepad.com/t.....-vote.html

  2. Independent Thought says:

    Yawn.

  3. Zoot says:

    What a pack of lies — you turds are desperate. 

  4. Jt says:

    It certainly isn’t Ron Paul’s fault that Democrats think it is politically convenient for them to support him, hoping that he will either go third party or endorse a third party candidate, thus dividing the Republican vote. That Americans Elect thing is sponsored by Democrats as well. It has nothing to do with Ron Paul or his views.

  5. John Williams says:

     Grasping at straws.

  6. John Green says:

    This is silly, silly, silly.  So Ron Paul agrees with the left that stupid unending wars are a bad thing.  I guarantee that Obama fan and globalist George Soros is not going to be the running mate of a man who favors drastically reducing the size of the federal government and not meddling in the internal affairs of other countries.
    This bit of paranoia came from arch Zionist war monger David Horowitz’ frontpagemag.com.  No surprise.  Horowitz hates Ron Paul because Paul does not believe that the government should take money out of my pocket and give it to foreign countries, including Horowitz’ favorite country, Israel.  Nobody is stopping David Horowitz from writing a check and sending it to the Israeli government, but that’s not good enough for David Horowitz — he has to have <i>my</i> money too.

  7. banh says:

    You are really desperate… you going to dress up like the Fruit of the Loom grape cluster and dance at the next Caucus?
    Wow… desperate fears call for desperate measures.. 
     

  8. Han Solo says:

    So… let me get this straight.  It also means that Newt Gingrich is working for Soros.  Newt made a commerical about global warming with Pelosi, Pelosi has ties to Soros…therefore Newt=Soros.

    Thats pretty much the same as your lame logic.
     

  9. Steve Wilson says:

    You realize Ron Paul has had the same foreign policy for forty years right? He has the same foreign policy that is implied in Theory of Money and Credit by Mises (wars cost money and are paid for through inflation),  which was written in 1912.  His political heroes are Robert Taft and Howard Buffett from the 50′s.  One of his intellectual mentors is Murray Rothbard. Murray was very anti-war and anti-military spending. So unless George Soros built a time machine, created Austrian economics and bribed all of the people from the past to believe in anti-intervention foreign policy, I think you might be grasping at straws.

  10. Suldog says:

    I’m a Ron Paul supporter. Love the man. Have already voted for him for President – in 1988. I’ve contributed to his campaign this year.
    Will you folks who are insulting this author please learn some reading comprehension? He is not seriously saying that he thinks Soros will be Paul’s running mate. Good Lord. Don’t just gang-attack every damn post that may have one disparaging remark concerning Dr. Paul. You do him no favors when you do so, believe me.

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