Posts Tagged ‘sheldon Adelson’

The View From The Fiscal Gorge

The View From The Fiscal Gorge

By The Banker | Blog Posts

Happy Fiscal Gorge[1] Day! Guess who’s really happy from last night’s tax deal? Heirs, financiers, and people who live off their piles of money. Guess who’s not saddened by the Fiscal Gorge tax deal? The top 2% of earners that Obama spent his campaign promising would pay a larger share of federal taxes if he [&hellip

Guest Post: Sheldon Adelson’s Israel Gamble

By The Professor | Blog Posts

[ED: If Adelson represents in 2012 the new face of unlimited political ‘speech’ in US Politics following the Citizens United ruling, he’s even further along in influencing Israeli politics.  My friend The Professor presents a fuller picture of Adelson than I had painted earlier with his rational bet on the Romney campaign] By: “The Professor” [&hellip

Sheldon Adelson Should Bet Even More on the GOP

Sheldon Adelson Should Bet Even More on the GOP

By The Banker | Blog Posts

Two things you can count on with a casino entrepreneur like Sheldon Adelson: he knows the odds better than you do, and the house always wins. In a recent Wall Street Journal interview, Sands Casino owner Adelson shares his left-of-center political beliefs, including support for abortion rights and stem-cell research, the DREAM act, and socialized [&hellip