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Quote of the Day (July 23, 2008)

July 23, 2008

Quotemarks"...Without a doubt there is ample evidence to support the contention that the power of liberal philanthropy has been harnessed to protect the powerful. But liberal foundations and private philanthropists...are not all powerful (despite their wishes to be so), and the question remains: Who is really the most powerful, the elites or the general populace? In answering this question it is clear that I am in agreement with the power elites who understand that the power of the mass public is greater than their own; however, while I seek to encourage people power, elites more than anything fear the democratic power of the people, and do everything in their means to diminish it...."

-- Michael Barker, "The Soros Media 'Empire': The Power of Philanthropy to Engineer Consent"

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