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George Soros-Backed Group Demands Glenn Beck’s Firing

Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 07:42 AM

By James Hirsen

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With a petition signed by 10,000 people, a group launched an attack on Fox News host Glenn Beck, demanding that Beck be fired.

The Fox host featured nine people of the last century who had been contributors to what Beck characterized as the “era of the big lie.”

The group, Jewish Funds for Justice (JFJ), claims that Beck’s show was anti-Semitic.

One of the people Beck focused on was George Soros, a billionaire currency trader. Beck referred to him as the “puppet master.” The other eight figures were of Jewish heritage, including Sigmund Freud and Walter Lippmann.

A look at the funding for JFJ provides insight into the possible motivation for the attack on Beck. The group gets its money from Soros’ Open Society Institute, which gave the group $150,000 in 2009 and $200,000 in 2010. Its website is filled with the language of the left, including phrases such as “economic justice” and “social change.”

Soros is increasingly becoming a player in the media, particularly within the film industry. He entered the world of documentary production in the mid-1990s with his Soros Documentary Fund, which was dedicated to creating films that dealt with “social justice and human rights.”

In 2002 Soros moved the personnel and mission of his documentary fund to the Sundance Institute and Robert Redford, and granted a startup fund of $4.6 million to the endeavor.

The institute doles out millions each year for propaganda-style films designed to massage minds.

In 2006 Soros shelled out $900 million for 59 films that constitute the DreamWorks SKG library, and in the process obtained a valuable set of film rights while gaining a power position as an entertainment media mogul.

With all that in place, he can pull a lot of strings.

James Hirsen, J.D., M.A. in media psychology, is a New York Times best-selling author, commentator, media analyst and law professor. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court and has made several appearances there on various landmark decisions. Hirsen is the co-founder and chief legal counsel for InternationalEsq.com. Visit: Newsmax TV Hollywood: www.youtube.com/user/NMHollywood


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