There are billionaires on both sides of nearly every political battle.
Famous donors on the right include: David Koch, Charles Koch, Daniel Abraham, Vincent McMahon, Sheldon and Miriam Adelson, Harold and Annette Simmons, Peter Thiel, Robert Rowling, Rupert Murdoch and Karl Rove’s American Crossroads super PAC.
Koch Brothers Think Tanks and Super Pacs (1979-2013)
(funds Freedom Partners Action Fund, AFP, the Tea Party, Heritage Foundation, Americans for Prosperity, Cato Institute, Citizens for a Sound Economy, Bill of Rights Institute, Institute for Humane Studies, Heartland Institute, Reason Foundation, FreedomWorks, Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University Foundation, Mercatus Center, Institute for Justice, Institute for Energy Research, Foundation for Research on Economics and the Environment, American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the Center to Protect Patient Rights, Generation Opportunity, American Enterprise Institute, Manhattan Institute, Ayn Rand Institute, The Federalist Society, Competitive Enterprise Institute, etc.)
Famous donors on the left include: George Soros, Jonathan Soros, James Simons, Jon Stryker, David Shaw, Irwin Jacobs, Tom Steyer, Anne Cox Chambers, Haim Saban, James Crown, Marc Lasry, Marc Benioff, Penny Pritzker, Rupert Murdoch, and Michael Bloomberg.
Left Think Tanks and Super Pacs (1979-2013)
(Funds Open Society Institute, Center for American Progress, Institute for New Economic Thinking, Center for Public Integrity, Brookings Institute, the Democracy Alliance, Tides Foundation, etc.. These in turn fund numerous liberal causes like National Organization for Women, the Free Press, or ProPublica.org)
The information is last updated from 2013 – Citizen’s United ruling now hides “dark money” they give their money to their pet groups and super pacs who would then donate millions for them. Laundered donations, if you will.
The Bilderberg Group holds annual meetings of around 130 North-Atlantic elites from the fields of energy, finance, government, intelligence, academia and the media.
– Famous Attendees: David Rockefeller, Henry Kissinger, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Gordon Brown, Angela Merkel, Alan Greenspan, Ben Bernanke, Larry Summers, George Soros, Donald Rumsfeld, Rupert Murdoch, Jean-Claude Trichet (EU Bank President), Mervyn King (Bank of England), Edmond de Rothschild, Robert Oppenheimer, Robert McNamara, Henry Ford II…and the list goes on and varies.
With 65 to 70 regular members, the Bilderberg Group is the most exclusive group. The group’s major source of funds is the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations.