H/t reader kevin a.
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Hollywood star and activist George Clooney is under fire for being out of touch with his fellow Americans – and perhaps his own values – by hosting a $353,000 per person fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Along with his wife, human rights and former Julian Assange lawyer Amal Clooney, they reserved two seats at the head table of the April 15 dinner organized by venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar for those with six figures laying around.
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– Meet The Newest Enemy Of Your Financial Privacy: George Clooney (ZeroHedge, July 21, 2015):
George Clooney has just released to promote his new non-profit, entitled THE SENTRY – an initiative that “seeks to disrupt and ultimately dismantle the networks of perpetrators, facilitators, and enablers who fund and profit from America’s deadliest conflicts.” Eliminating genocide sounds like an incredibly noble cause; however, in order to do so, Mr. Clooney’s aim is break down financial privacy. The road to tyranny is always paved with the stones of good intentions. Because no matter how many financial regulations get passed, and no matter how far the dictators are chased by Mr. Clooney on his white horse, the fact remains that bad people will always find the resources to do bad things. And in the meantime, the crusade to save the world only serves to make everyone else less free.…