“That’s just where his head is right now,” Ms. Frutchy said.... it's about the pot!

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Fri, 11/26/2010 - 01:37.

 

I missed an important and telling article in the New York Times, September 29, 2010, about Cleveland home-town billionaire Peter B. Lewis, Chairman of Progressive Insurance  - Many Big Donors to Democrats Cut Support - which analyzes why "Democratic donors like George Soros, the bête noire of the right, and his fellow billionaire Peter B. Lewis, who each gave more than $20 million to Democratic-oriented groups in the 2004 election, appear to be holding back so far"... showing many of the world's most powerful people think, feel and act the same way I do about our failed leadership in America and their failure to address the failure of their racist, unethical, immoral "War On Drugs".

The reporters highlight why Soros and Lewis "appear to be holding back" their money from Democrats, without showing they understand their own story, as I assume these Times reporters are compromised by special interests and are clueless on what they report:

For Mr. Soros, who was also a big donor in 2006 and 2008, it is a matter of being more focused on pushing to get the policy outcomes he wants than on the electoral process, Mr. Vachon said.

Mr. Soros gave $5 million each last year to organizations supporting the health care overhaul and the climate change bill, Mr. Vachon said. He also contributed $1.25 million this year to America Votes, an umbrella organization for a variety of liberal-leaning groups, which focuses on the voter mobilization that Mr. Soros has supported over the years.

The attention of Mr. Lewis, chairman of Progressive Insurance, also appears to be elsewhere this year. Jennifer Frutchy, who advises Mr. Lewis on his philanthropy, said he was focused at the moment on “building progressive infrastructure and marijuana reform.”

“That’s just where his head is right now,” Ms. Frutchy said.

Many major donors, in fact, seem to be drawing a distinction between continuing to support left-leaning policy organizations and other institutions, and giving money to political groups focused on this election.

In other word, Soros and Lewis will only support intelligent, honest leaders who have the integrity to end the racist, unethical, immoral "War On Drugs" in America. Obama and many of his Democratic drones are opposed to legalization of marijuana and so are going to be leaving politics soon.

Good riddance!

From stopthedrugwar.com, regarding Lewis: Peter Lewis Kicks In $219,005 for Prop 19 Marijuana Initiative

"I'm supporting the campaign because I support common-sense reform of the nation's drug laws," Lewis said Saturday in a statement. "I admire the effort, energy and commitment of the people involved in the campaign, and want to help them get their message out to the voters."

Lewis, whose net worth Forbes pegs at $1.1 billion, has given millions to the drug reform cause in the past decade and a half. In 1996, Lewis donated $500,000 for Prop 215, California's ground-breaking medical marijuana initiative. He gave another $1 million to Prop 36 in 2000, which diverted thousands of nonviolent drug offenders from prison to treatment. And he has donated $2-3 million a year to fund other drug reform efforts.

Regarding Soros' position on marijuana law reform, from the Wall Street Journal: George Soros: Financier and Marijuana Supporter

He is the man who nearly broke the Bank of England. And in an intriguing headline in today’s WSJ, readers are reminded that hedge-fund maven and philanthropist George Soros also backs the legalization of pot.

“Our marijuana laws are clearly doing more harm than good,” Soros writes in his opinion column. Soros said he advocates regulating and taxing marijuana, and he blames racial prejudice on pot laws in the U.S.

Bloomberg News

The topic is a familiar one for Soros. He also supported a Massachusetts effort two years ago and several other state initiatives elsewhere to decriminalize some instances of minor marijuana possession. This time, Soros’s column comes just before Californians will vote on Proposition 19, which aims to legalize recreational marijuana use and possession.

“Just as the process of repealing national alcohol prohibition began with individual states repealing their own prohibition laws, so individual states must now take the initiative with respect to repealing marijuana prohibition laws,” Soros writes.

The U.S. Attorney General has said the Obama administration opposes the ballot measure and has warned its passage could hurt federal drug enforcement. Of course, Deal Journal has written previously about Soros’s differences with President Obama, whom he had supported.

Gee, New York Times... this news is real hard to analyze. Neither sell-out, slat-Earther democrats nor republicans opposed to drug law reform in America shall get the support of the true leaders of progressivism in America or the world... nor of the leader of Progressive.

Here is the New York Times attempt to sugar coat these facts with a bunch of party bullshit, in hopes of stoking more political advertising for mainstream media...

Wrong, mainstream journalists... it's about the pot!

norm lewis got arrested years ago for pot at airport - what hap

norm lewis got  arrested years ago for pot at airport - do you know what what happen -

yogi and guy

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I thought it was on his yacht... According to Wikipedia

I thought it was on his yacht... According to Wikipedia:

Mr. Lewis was arrested and charged in New Zealand for possession of marijuana. Lewis pleaded guilty to three charges and paid a substantial fine, though under New Zealand law he was not required to serve time in jail or prison. According to his lawyer, Marie Dyhrberg, Lewis used the marijuana on the advice of his doctor for pain relief after the partial amputation of his leg in 1998.

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