Why are names like Soros, Gates and Rockefeller associated with ultraliberal causes? … What makes so many smart billionaires gravitate to primitive liberal positions one would normally associate with…?
Read More: http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2002/0415/123.html
Memo: From Nick Hanauer. To: My Fellow Zillionaires
… like you I am one of those .01%ers, a proud and unapologetic capitalist. I have founded, co-founded and funded more than 30 companies across a range of industries … Then I founded … And what do I see in our future now? … Revolutions, like bankruptcies, come gradually, and then suddenly. One day, somebody sets himself on fire, then thousands of people are in the streets, and before you know it, the country is burning. And then there’s no time for us to get to the airport and jump on our Gulfstream Vs and fly to New Zealand…
Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/the-pitchforks-are-coming-for-us-plutocrats-108014.html
See also: Taking a look inside the secret leftist billionaires club By Tori Richards