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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Mitt Romney concedes defeat to Barack Obama (Short & Sweet and to the Point)


Mitt Romney concedes defeat to Barack Obama
Mitt Romney urged his supporters to set aside partisan differences and “pray that the president will be successful in guiding our nation”, after conceding defeat to Barack Obama early on Wednesday.

Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney was the candidate for the 2008 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, the candidate for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, is a friend of Stephen A. Schwarzman, and is the co-founder for Bain Capital.

Note: Bradford M. Freeman was a California finance co-chair for the 2008 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, is a friend of George W. Bush, and a director at the CBRE Group, Inc.
Tom Daschle was a director at the CBRE Group, Inc., a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Tom Daschle
Career and public service
Daschle was also a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.
Open Society Foundations was a funder for the Center for American Progress.
George Soros was a supporter for the Center for American Progress, is the founder & chairman for the Open Society Foundations, and the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Center for American Progress, and the Brookings Institution (think tank).
Paul E. Peterson was a director of governmental studies for the Brookings Institution (think tank), and a member, Education Policy Advisory Group for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Robert A. Day Jr. was an honorary trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank), and the California finance co-chair for the 2008 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Richard C. Blum is a trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank), the chairman for the CBRE Group, Inc., and married to Senator Dianne Feinstein.
Dianne Feinstein Election Results: California Senator Wins Reelection Against Elizabeth Emken
Posted: 11/06/2012 11:14 pm EST Updated: 11/06/2012 11:14 pm EST
Dianne Feinstein is married to Richard C. Blum, a U.S. Senate senator, and a member of the Alfalfa Club.
George W. Bush is a member of the Alfalfa Club, was the candidate for the 2000 George W. Bush presidential campaign, and the president for the George W. Bush administration.
Gore faces double standard
December 09, 2000 11:00 pm
E.J. Dionne National Columnist
You know you’re confronting a double standard when the argument you’re hearing reminds you of the schoolyard phrase: Heads I win, tails you lose. Let’s examine the double standards that have been put in place to block Al Gore from becoming president.
For days now, the common wisdom, even among Democrats, has held that if Gore loses his case in the Florida Supreme Court, he should concede to George W. Bush and be gracious.
Albert A. Gore Jr. was the candidate for the 2000 Al Gore presidential campaign, and is the chairman for the Alliance for Climate Protection.
Carol M. Browner was a director at the Alliance for Climate Protection, the energy czar for the Barack Obama administration, and is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Alliance for Climate Protection.
George Soros was a supporter for the Center for American Progress, is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society, and the founder & chairman for the Open Society Foundations.
Open Society Foundations was a funder for the Center for American Progress, and the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank).
William H. Draper III was a director at the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank), a California finance co-chair for the 2008 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, and a member of the Skull and Bones.
Eric S. Edelman is a director at the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank), and was an adviser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Patrick J. Durkin is a director at the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank), and was a fundraiser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Paula J. Dobriansky is a director at the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank), and was an adviser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Henry A. Kissinger is a director at the Atlantic Council of the United States (think tank), a member of the Bohemian Club, a director at the American Friends of Bilderberg (think tank), and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
George H.W. Bush is a member of the Bohemian Club, a member of the Alfalfa Club, a member of the Burning Tree Club, and was the president for the George H.W. Bush administration.
John A. Boehner is a member of the Burning Tree Club, and the speaker for the U.S. House of Representatives.
John Boehner Signals Willingness to Deal on Taxes
By Daniel Newhauser  
Roll Call Staff
Nov. 7, 2012, 4:34 p.m.
Belizean_Grove is the equivalent to the male-only social group, the Bohemian Club.
Mary Agnes Wilderotter is a member of the Belizean Grove, and a director at Catalyst (think tank).
James H. Quigley was a director at Catalyst (think tank), and a member, Economic Policy Steering Group for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Kevin B. Rollins was a director at Catalyst (think tank), a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, and a partner & director at Bain & Company.
Henrietta Holsman Fore is a member of the Belizean Grove, a trustee at the Asia Society, and a director at the Center for Global Development.
Richard C. Holbrooke was a trustee at the Asia Society, a managing director for Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Stephen A. Schwarzman was a trustee at the Asia Society, a managing director for Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., and is a friend of Mitt Romney.
C. Fred Bergsten is a co-founder & director for the Center for Global Development, and a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations.
James P. Hoffa is a member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, and the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Margaret C. Whitman was a VP at Bain & Company, a California finance co-chair for the 2008 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, and a strategic adviser for Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Albert A. Gore Jr. is a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the chairman for the Alliance for Climate Protection, and was the candidate for the 2000 Al Gore presidential campaign.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Alliance for Climate Protection, and the Brookings Institution (think tank).
George Soros is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society, and was a contributor for the 2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign.
Vernon E. Jordan Jr. is an honorary trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank), a senior counsel for Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP, Valerie B. Jarrett’s great uncle, a director at the American Friends of Bilderberg (think tank), and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP is the lobby firm for Bain Capital, and KKR & Co. LP.
Mitt Romney is a co-founder for Bain Capital.
Thomas S. Foley was a partner at Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP, is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (think tank), and an executive committee member for the Trilateral Commission (think tank).
Bain Capital is an investor for HCA Holdings Inc.
Martin S. Feldstein was a director at HCA Holdings Inc., a director at the Council on Foreign Relations (think tank), a member, Economic Policy Steering Group for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, is a director at the Trilateral Commission (think tank), and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
KKR & Co. LP is an investor in HCA Holdings Inc., and HCA Inc.
Bain Capital is an investor in HCA Inc.
Henry R. Kravis is the founding partner at KKR & Co. LP, a director at the Council on Foreign Relations (think tank), was a contributor for Restore Our Future, married to Marie-Josee Kravis, and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Lewis M. Eisenberg is a senior adviser for KKR & Co. LP, was a fundraiser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, and a contributor for Restore Our Future.
Restore Our Future was a super PAC supporting the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Allan B. Hubbard was a member, Economic Policy Steering Group for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Edward Conard is a contributor for Restore Our Future, and was a managing director for Bain Capital.
Steven W. Barnes was a contributor for Restore Our Future, is a managing director for Bain Capital, and a director for CC Media Holdings, Inc.
Mark P. Mays is the chairman for CC Media Holdings, Inc. and the chairman for Clear Channel Communications Inc.
Vernon E. Jordan Jr. was a director at Clear Channel Communications Inc., the is an honorary trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank), a senior counsel for Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP, Valerie B. Jarrett’s great uncle, a director at the American Friends of Bilderberg (think tank), and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Randy L. Levine is a senior counsel for Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP, and was a fundraiser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP is the lobby firm for Bain Capital.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Brookings Institution (think tank).
George Soros is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society, and was a contributor for the 2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign.
Randall T. Mays is the vice chairman for Clear Channel Communications Inc., and the vice chairman for CC Media Holdings, Inc.
Clear Channel Communications Inc. acquired CC Media Holdings, Inc.
Bain Capital was an investor in CC Media Holdings, Inc.
John P. Connaughton is a director at CC Media Holdings, Inc., a managing director at Bain Capital, a director at HCA Holdings Inc., and was a contributor for Restore Our Future.
Blair E. Hendrix was a director at CC Media Holdings, Inc., and a managing director at Bain Capital.
Ian K. Loring is a director at CC Media Holdings, Inc., and a managing director at Bain Capital.
Robert W. Pittman is the chairman & CEO & director for CC Media Holdings, Inc., a friend of Tom Brokaw, and a director at the Robin Hood Foundation.
Tom Brokaw was a director at the Robin Hood Foundation, is a friend of Robert W. Pittman, and an overseer at the International Rescue Committee.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Robin Hood Foundation, the International Rescue Committee, and the Harlem Children's Zone.
George Soros was a benefactor for the Harlem Children's Zone, and is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Michael R. Bloomberg was a donor at the Robin Hood Foundation, and a benefactor for the Harlem Children's Zone.
Marie-Josee Kravis was a director at the Robin Hood Foundation, a member, Economic Policy Steering Group for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, is married to Henry R. Kravis, a director at the American Friends of Bilderberg (think tank), and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Steven A. Cohen is a director at the Robin Hood Foundation, and a member of the Core club.
Anthony Scaramucci is a member of the Core club, was Barack Obama’s law school classmate, and a fundraiser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Restore Our Future was a super PAC supporting the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Steven Roth was a contributor for Restore Our Future, and is a founding member of the Core club.
Stephen A. Schwarzman is a founding member of the Core club, and a friend of Mitt Romney.
Ari Emanuel is a founding member of the Core club, Rahm I. Emanuel & Ezekiel Emanuel’s brother, the co-CEO & director for William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, was a 2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign fundraiser, and a 2012 Barack Obama presidential campaign fundraiser.
Barbra Streisand is a William Morris Endeavor Entertainment client, and the founder of the Barbra Streisand Foundation.
Barbra Streisand Foundation was a funder for the Human Rights Watch, and the American Constitution Society.
Geoffrey Cowan was a director at the Human Rights Watch, and is a director at the Common Sense Media.
Theodore M. Shaw is a director at the American Constitution Society, a director at the Common Sense Media, and was the president of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund.
Open Society Foundations was a funder for the Human Rights Watch, the American Constitution Society, and the Center for American Progress.
George Soros was a benefactor for the Human Rights Watch, a supporter for the Center for American Progress, is the founder & chairman for the Open Society Foundations, and the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Human Rights Watch, the Center for American Progress, the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, and the Urban Institute (think tank).
Ezekiel Emanuel is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, Ari Emanuel & Rahm I. Emanuel’s brother, and was the health care policy adviser for the Barack Obama administration.
Marcia L. Carsey is a life trustee at the Urban Institute (think tank), a director at the Common Sense Media, and was a major contributor for the 2009 Barack Obama inaugural committee.
Gary E. Knell is a director at the Common Sense Media, and the president & CEO for the NPR.
George Soros was a benefactor for the NPR.
William E. McGlashan Jr. is a director at the Common Sense Media, and was a senior associate at Bain Capital.
Richard N. Barton is a director at the Common Sense Media, and was a director at the IAC/InterActiveCorp.
Chelsea V. Clinton is a director at the IAC/InterActiveCorp.
Alan G. Spoon is a director at the IAC/InterActiveCorp., and a trustee at the Committee for Economic Development.
Donald R. Keough is a director at the IAC/InterActiveCorp., and was a director at the Millennium Promise.
Michael D. Eisner is a director at the IAC/InterActiveCorp., and a trustee at the Aspen Institute (think tank).
David H. Koch is a trustee at the Aspen Institute (think tank), and was a fundraiser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Committee for Economic Development, the Millennium Promise, the Aspen Institute (think tank), and the Robin Hood Foundation.
George Soros is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Marie-Josee Kravis was a director at IAC/InterActiveCorp, a director at the Robin Hood Foundation, a member, Economic Policy Steering Group for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, is a director at the American Friends of Bilderberg (think tank), married to Henry R. Kravis, and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Henry R. Kravis is married to Marie-Josee Kravis, the founding partner & co-CEO for KKR & Co. LP, and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, LLP is the lobby firm for KKR & Co. LP, and Bain Capital.
John M. Keane was a senior adviser for KKR & Co. LP, a major contributor for the 2009 Barack Obama inaugural committee, and is a friend of David H. Petraeus.
KKR & Co. LP is an investor for HCA Holdings Inc.
Bain Capital is an investor for HCA Holdings Inc.
Jack O. Bovender Jr. was the chairman & CEO at HCA Holdings Inc., and a trustee at the Committee for Economic Development.
KKR Financial Holdings LLC is an affiliate of KKR & Co. LP.
R. Glenn Hubbard is a director at KKR Financial Holdings LLC, a trustee at the Committee for Economic Development, and a member, Economic Policy Steering Group, economic adviser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Kathleen B. Cooper was a trustee at the Committee for Economic Development, and a member, Economic Policy Steering Group for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Committee for Economic Development.
George Soros is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Martin S. Feldstein was a director at HCA Holdings Inc., a director at the Council on Foreign Relations (think tank), a member, Economic Policy Steering Group for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, is a director at the Trilateral Commission (think tank), and a 2008 Bilderberg conference participant (think tank).
Mitt Romney is a co-founder for Bain Capital, and a friend of Stephen A. Schwarzman.
Stephen A. Schwarzman is a friend of Mitt Romney, and a member of the Core club.
Ari Emanuel is a founding member of the Core club, the co-CEO & director for William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, and Rahm I. Emanuel & Ezekiel Emanuel’s brother.
Rahm I. Emanuel is Ari Emanuel & Ezekiel Emanuel’s brother, a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, was the White House chief of staff for the Barack Obama administration, and the national co-chair for the 2012 Barack Obama presidential campaign.
Cyrus F. Freidheim Jr. is a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, and an honorary trustee at the Brookings Institution (think tank).
Robert Kagan is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution (think tank), and was an adviser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Susan Crown is a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, a trustee at the Natural Resources Defense Council, and was a fundraiser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Paul Ryan was the vice presidential candidate for the2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign, a guest at the Koch Industries annual conference, and is a member of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.
National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform was a paid for staff by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, and the Economic Policy Institute.
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget was housed by the New America Foundation.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Brookings Institution (think tank), the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Economic Policy Institute, the New America Foundation, and the Center for American Progress.
George Soros was a supporter for the Center for American Progress, a contributor for the 2008 Barack Obama presidential campaign, and is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society, and the founder & chairman for the Open Society Foundations.
Open Society Foundations was a funder for the Natural Resources Defense Council, the Economic Policy Institute, and the Center for American Progress.
Ezekiel Emanuel is a senior fellow for the Center for American Progress, Ari Emanuel & Rahm I. Emanuel’s brother, and was the health care policy adviser for the Barack Obama administration.
Koch Industries is the sponsor for the Koch Industries annual conference.
David H. Koch is the EVP for the Koch Industries, a trustee at the Aspen Institute (think tank), and was a fundraiser for the 2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.
Foundation to Promote Open Society was a funder for the Aspen Institute (think tank), the Economic Policy Institute, and the New America Foundation.
George Soros is the chairman for the Foundation to Promote Open Society.
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget was housed by the New America Foundation.
National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform was a paid for staff by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, and the Economic Policy Institute.
Paul Ryan is a member of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, was a guest at the Koch Industries annual conference, and the vice presidential candidate for the2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign.


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