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Rapping billionaire prepares for Occupy the Rose Parade

The Occupy protesters who have received a go-ahead to add their unofficial “human float” to the tail end of the traditional Tournament of Roses Parade on Monday are busy rehearsing for the grand event. “All we’re trying to do is use this event, a historical piece of Americana that is…

Whoops: Trump claimed he would commit war crimes if elected president

In a little-noticed admission last week, billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump, who currently leads all likely Republican candidates for the presidential nomination in 2012, admitted that he would commit war crimes if he were elected president. The startling claim went without controversy until today, when Good Magazine pointed out…

Facebook puts six on Forbes billionaire list

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Facebook not only made household names out of its founders thanks to the movie “The Social Network” — it has also minted the latest crop of the richest people on the planet. Six of the founders and investors behind the hot Internet startup made the annual…

Billionaire tea party tycoons financed Wisconsin’s anti-union governor, records show

Who were among the financiers behind Wisconsin’s Republican Governor, now embroiled in a controversial attempt to destroy public sector unions? None other than reviled tea party financiers Charles and David Koch, is who. Turns out, the billionaire oil tycoons’ political action committee gave Gov. Scott Walker (R) roughly $100,000 in…

Jon Stewart labels Glenn Beck ‘the manchurian lunatic’

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart got out his chalkboards Thursday to prove that Glenn Beck is really a puppet controlled by billionaire George Soros and out to destroy America. For the past few weeks, Beck has used his Fox News show to rail against Soros. But Stewart found the same pattern…

Billionaire George Soros gives $1 million to Calif. marijuana legalization campaign

Billionaire financier George Soros has thrown his money behind California’s marijuana legalization measure with a $1 million donation a week before the vote. The contribution reported Tuesday by The Sacramento Bee is the single biggest donation from an individual other than Oakland medical marijuana entrepreneur Richard Lee, the main sponsor…

Warren Buffett donates $1.92 billion to charity (in just the past year)

US billionaire Warren Buffett, who has pledged to give away 99 percent of his wealth, has donated 1.93 billion dollars in shares of his company to five charitable groups, financial filings showed. In notifications to the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Buffet documented donations to five charitable organizations, including a…

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