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(147,167 posts)
Tue May 30, 2023, 07:25 PM May 2023

Karl Rove funded Nader in 2000 and 2004 and Harlan Crow is funding No Labels

Last edited Tue Jun 6, 2023, 06:28 PM - Edit history (1)

Look who is funding the No Labels assholes

Remember that Nader was funded by Karl Rove in 2000 and 2004 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/eric-zuesse/ralph-nader-was-indispens_b_4235065.html

Furthermore, Karl Rove and the Republican Party knew this, and so they nurtured and crucially assisted Nader’s campaigns, both in 2000 and in 2004. On 27 October 2000, the AP’s Laura Meckler headlined “GOP Group To Air Pro-Nader TV Ads.” She opened: “Hoping to boost Ralph Nader in states where he is threatening to hurt Al Gore, a Republican group is launching TV ads featuring Nader attacking the vice president [Mr. Gore]. ... ‘Al Gore is suffering from election year delusion if he thinks his record on the environment is anything to be proud of,’ Nader says [in the commercial]. An announcer interjects: ‘What’s Al Gore’s real record?’ Nader says: ‘Eight years of principles betrayed and promises broken.’” Meckler’s report continued: “A spokeswoman for the Green Party nominee said that his campaign had no control over what other organizations do with Nader’s speeches.” Bush’s people - the group sponsoring this particular ad happened to be the Republican Leadership Council - knew exactly what they were doing, even though the liberal suckers who voted so carelessly for Ralph Nader obviously did not. Anyone who drives a car the way those liberal fools voted, faces charges of criminal negligence, at the very least. But this time, the entire nation crashed as a result; not merely a single car.....

On July 9th, the San Francisco Chronicle headlined “GOP Doners Funding Nader: Bush Supporters Give Independent’s Bid a Financial Lift,” and reported that the Nader campaign “has received a recent windfall of contributions from deep-pocketed Republicans with a history of big contributions to the party,” according to “an analysis of federal records.” Perhaps these contributors were Ambassador Egan’s other friends. Mr. Egan’s wife was now listed among the Nader contributors. Another listed was “Nijad Fares, a Houston businessman, who donated $200,000 to the Bush inaugural committee and who donated $2,000 each to the Nader effort and the Bush campaign this year.” Furthermore, Ari Berman reported 7 October 2004 at the Nation, under “Swift Boat Veterans for Nader,” that some major right-wing funders of a Republican smear campaign against Senator John Kerry’s Vietnam service contributed also $13,500 to the Nader campaign, and that “the Republican Party of Michigan gathered ninety percent of Nader’s signatures in their state” (90%!) to place Nader on the ballot so Bush could win that swing state’s 17 electoral votes. Clearly, the word had gone out to Bush’s big contributors: Help Ralphie boy! In fact, on 15 September 2005, John DiStaso of the Manchester Union-Leader, reported that, “A year ago, as the Presidential general election campaign raged in battleground state New Hampshire, consumer advocate Ralph Nader found his way onto the ballot, with the help of veteran Republican strategist David Carney and the Carney-owned Norway Hill Associates consulting firm.”

It was obvious, based upon the 2000 election results, that a dollar contributed to Nader in the 2004 contest would probably be a more effective way to achieve a Bush win against Kerry in the U.S. Presidential election than were perhaps even ten dollars contributed to Bush. This was a way of peeling crucial votes off from Bush’s real opponent - votes that otherwise would have gone to the Democrat. That’s why the smartest Republican money in the 2004 Presidential election was actually going to Nader, even more so than to Bush himself: these indirect Bush contributions provided by far the biggest bang for the right-wing buck.
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Karl Rove funded Nader in 2000 and 2004 and Harlan Crow is funding No Labels (Original Post) LetMyPeopleVote May 2023 OP
Eat Shit, Nadroids NBachers May 2023 #1
Agreed. AZ8theist May 2023 #12
Rick Wilson says they will run Manchin to hurt Biden nt 617Blue May 2023 #2
I wouldn't be surprised if Tim Scott's bid for the GOP nomination is for similar reasons. Axelrods_Typewriter May 2023 #5
Kick dalton99a May 2023 #3
Secret funding, considering only candidates who would hurt Joe B. 617Blue May 2023 #4
I've read that No Labels billionaires have become Hortensis May 2023 #6
The founder and CEO of No Labels is Nancy Jacobson - speak easy May 2023 #7
Yes, yuck. I looked, and it was founded in 2010, after he had to Hortensis May 2023 #9
No Labels is a 100% GOP spoiler operation speak easy May 2023 #13
Fucking no label scumbags I_UndergroundPanther May 2023 #14
So important to know. And share with the politically detached. SleeplessinSoCal May 2023 #8
False flag internecine bs GreenWave May 2023 #10
fed up w/ over-moneyed turdmongers🤨 bringthePaine May 2023 #11
K&R UTUSN May 2023 #15
K&R Solly Mack May 2023 #16


(5,670 posts)
12. Agreed.
Tue May 30, 2023, 10:06 PM
May 2023

Just as bad were the low information morons who voted for Jill Stein in 2016 just because of the anti-Hillary propaganda.
They may as well have voted for Doturd.

Stein was a Russian plant. Fucking treason.


(58,785 posts)
6. I've read that No Labels billionaires have become
Tue May 30, 2023, 08:55 PM
May 2023

a major backer of ex-Democrat Kirsten Sinema. They may just be up to swinging both congress and the WH to the Republicans.

I haven't tried to verify this from More Perfect Union, but in 2016 No Labels backed Donald tRump for president, calling him a "problem solver." He presumably "solved" some of their problems.

"A group calling themselves "No Labels" has suddenly emerged as a huge financial backer of Kyrsten Sinema. They're also floating the idea of running Joe Manchin for President. We dug into them and found a whole lot of billionaires with a history of opposing democracy."

No Labels is not a new organization. Founded in 2009, "No Labels has worked tirelessly to give a voice to America's commonsense majority. We've made a notable impact in Congress by creating the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus and connecting them with an allied Senate group through regular bicameral meetings." Innocuous enough if you believe that elites have any other interest in mind except reproducing the conditions of their success and dominance.

According to Rivera, the money trail of No Labels runs from "Aspen to luxury resorts, jaunts to Europe, and undisclosed locations in Washington, D.C., to discover a deeper story of who is really behind No Labels and what is in it for them." The villainous characters involved include owners of the private equity firms like Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone, Louis Bacon of Moore Capital Management, Trump backer Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners, and James Rupert Murdoch, heir to the FOX fortune. Other No Labels contributors include the Consumer Technology Association, Chambers of Commerce, Nazi-memorabilia hoarder Harlon Crow, and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas's GOP sugar daddy.



(58,785 posts)
9. Yes, yuck. I looked, and it was founded in 2010, after he had to
Tue May 30, 2023, 09:50 PM
May 2023

resign from Hillary's 2008 campaign after some scandalous conflict of interest. Others there from the beginning are Jon Huntsman and Joe Lieberman, who's saying they actually want to keep tRump from being reelected, who in 2016 threw their organization behind tRump. Huntsman became tRump's ambassador to Russia, which I'd long forgotten.

What a nest of vipers.


(12,603 posts)
14. Fucking no label scumbags
Tue May 30, 2023, 11:03 PM
May 2023

Ibhope we get rid of senima as well as manchin. We need real left democrats that are not led by the nose by money and business interests.


(9,296 posts)
8. So important to know. And share with the politically detached.
Tue May 30, 2023, 09:13 PM
May 2023

And so many are detached in order to maintain their mental health.


(7,221 posts)
10. False flag internecine bs
Tue May 30, 2023, 09:51 PM
May 2023

The main contributor of Bush's "victory" was FLA let Texas purge around 200,000 voters. You think they didn't cheat? It also does not mean a Nader voter is also a Gore voter.

And FLA was not the only state where huge numbers of voters were purged.

And I was so impressed by their butterfly ballot discussion. Oh that's right, it was not trying to be all inclusive.

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