Monthly Archives: February 2012

Billionaire takes GOP spending spree

Dallas billionaire Harold Simmons is on a GOP spending spree. Simmons, owner of the Contran Corp., whose net worth is $4.5 billion, donated $5 million in January to the Karl Rove-linked super PAC American Crossroads, according to federal filings… Source: http://www.politico.com

Billionaire Buddies: Adelsons Join Forces With Koch Brothers to Take Down Obama

In recent years, billionaire oil magnates David and Charles Koch have bankrolled the Tea Party movement, Republican candidates, and efforts to deny the existence global warming. But less noticed have been their series of twice-yearly strategy coordination meetings for wealthy right-wing donors… Source: http://www.truth-out.org

The World’s TOP Youngest Billionaires

The 70 Billionaires at Davos

Davos is often criticized as a cabal of the global elite. But maybe it’s time they got some populist credit: Only 70 of the 2,500 attendees are actual billionaire. The rest are merely powerful or millionaires… Source: http://blogs.wsj.com