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  •  Isn't he libertarian-ish? (1+ / 0-)
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    Pro-science, pro-$$

    •  According to the Wikipedia article... (0+ / 0-)

      ...he's described by others as having Libertarian leanings, but then in the next sentence states that he's given more money to Democrats than Republicans and backed the same-sex marriage referendum in Washington to the tune of $2.5 mil.  For his political donations, he's given $16,000 to Dems, $2,000 to Repubs, and $55,000 to special interests.  Not a big spender for political causes compared to guys like Peterson and the Kochs.

      According to, Amazon is more active politically than Bezos.  Amazon "leans Democratic," with...

      Donations :$564,791 (2004-2008)
      Democrat : 63%  Republican : 37%
      Hope that helps.

      Tell me what to write. 'To know what is right and to do it are two different things.' - Chushingura, a tale of The Forty-Seven Ronin

      by rbird on Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 02:55:27 AM PDT

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