Is it a green mansion, Al?

The Mansions of the Liberals

A wealthy venture capitalist and major Obama donor is fighting tooth-and-nail to prevent others from accessing his private Northern California beach, according to Bloomberg News.

Bernie Sanders, the socialist who challenged Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary, is dropping fat cash on a hot new lakefront pad. The income inequality expert reportedly bought a $600,000 “camp” on the Champlain Islands in Vermont last week, which he plans to use as a seasonal getaway locale. -Andrew Stiles Go To Site

In winter, he [Kerry] goes helicopter skiing while staying at his wife’s Idaho retreat, a 15th-century farmhouse transported from England and reassembled on the banks of the Big Wood River in Sun Valley. In summer, he windsurfs and sails off the coast of Nantucket, where she has another home.

The couple have an 18th-century town house in Boston where the kitchen is two stories high. There is a 23-room town house in Washington, an 88-acre Pittsburgh area estate, a private Gulfstream jet and a personal staff of six, including caretakers and a cook. Go To Site

What exactly does Michael Moore need with $50 million and nine houses? We'll never know, but we can hazard a guess, thanks some details from the documentarian's pending divorce. Go To Site

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James Cameron - Environmental Activist


"We're going to have to live with less."

Gore’s mansion, [20-room, eight-bathroom] located in the posh Belle Meade area of Nashville, consumes more electricity every month than the average American household uses in an entire year, according to the Nashville Electric Service (NES). In his documentary, the former Vice President calls on Americans to conserve energy by reducing electricity consumption at home. Go To Site

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will collect a $225,000 speaking fee from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in October, it emerged on Tuesday... Clinton will deliver the keynote address at an invitation-only gala for philanthropists and other high-dollar donors who support UNLV.

Mr. Krugman and his wife, economist and yoga teacher Robin Wells, spent $1.7 million on a three-bedroom Riverside Drive apartment earlier this month.

Democrat, Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Liberal

Former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, have added a Montecito-area property to their real estate holdings, reports the Montecito Journal... The couple spent $8,875,000 on an ocean-view villa on 1.5 acres with a swimming pool, spa and fountains, a real estate source familiar with the deal confirms. The Italian-style house has six fireplaces, five bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

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Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Liberal

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There is always a certain dissociation when leftists gather at a Ritz Carlton hotel to discuss their commitment to the poor. It is impossible not to laugh at this invitation to a dinner with Katrina vanden Heuvel, the heiress who bought and now runs the Nation magazine, a Communist publication, and New York’s newly-elected mayor Bill de Blasio. They will discuss “New York’s path to social and economic equality.” -John Hinderaker Go To Site

"It's time to make the rich pay. Tax them! How much? Not enough! How much? Still not enough! They are thieves. They are gangsters. They are kleptomaniacs. They have tried to take our democracy and turn it into an hypocrisy." -Michael Moore

Democratic candidate for New Mexico governor Gary King has battled numerous claims that female attorneys were paid less than their male counterparts in his attorney general’s office, and said three women suing him had “average capabilities.”... King was sued multiple times for allegations that he paid male attorneys with less experience more than women in 2010.

On Monday, Ben Affleck, actor, director, and producer, announced he will join a campaign to fight poverty in the Eastern Congo by living on less than $1.50 a day... Affleck’s net worth is estimated at a whopping $65 million — he and his wife, Jennifer Garner, have a combined net worth of $100 million.

“I realize there are some wealthy individuals – I’m not one of them, but some wealthy individuals who have a lot of stock portfolios” -Elizabeth Warren

"The game is rigged to work for those who already have money and power." -Elizabeth Warren

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Jon Stewart: I'm more of a Socialist...

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There is always a certain dissociation when leftists gather at a Ritz Carlton hotel to discuss their commitment to the poor. It is impossible not to laugh at this invitation to a dinner with Katrina vanden Heuvel, the heiress who bought and now runs the Nation magazine, a Communist publication, and New York’s newly-elected mayor Bill de Blasio. They will discuss “New York’s path to social and economic equality.” -John Hinderaker Go To Site

His serious aviation habit means he is hardly the best person to lecture others on the environment. But John Travolta went ahead and did it anyway. The 53-year-old actor, a passionate pilot, encouraged his fans to "do their bit" to tackle global warming.

Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Un, Oops

What kind of U.N. environmental ambassador builds a 20,000 square-foot home with a six-car garage, an elevator and a lagoon? Why, that would be the Hub’s favorite Pats fan, Gisele Bundchen!

“It’s hard to find a reason that is not environmentally centered, that [doesn't have] something to do with global warming or what the planet is going through. The amount of tornadoes…it’s like three times the highest amount ever before, right? Something weird is happening with all of these natural catastrophes.” -Rosie O’Donnell

"It is this world, a world where cruise ships throw away more food in a day than most residents of Port-au-Prince see in a year, where white folks’ greed runs a world in need, apartheid in one hemisphere, apathy in another hemisphere…That’s the world! On which hope sits!" -Jeremiah Wright "The Audacity of Hope" sermon.

“Global warming is not only the number one environmental challenge we face today, but one of the most important issues facing all of humanity… We all have to do our part to raise awareness about global warming and the problems we as a people face in promoting a sustainable environmental future for our planet.”

“Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever.”

Are you ready for brain mapping? Obama says they need to begin by monitoring smaller brains. Climate-change deniers may volunteer. -Bette Midler

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In the last seven months alone, Sarandon has snatched up properties that include a posh penthouse in Greenwich Village for $1.75 million, a Chelsea duplex (she paid her ex Tim Robbins $3.2 million to keep the home they formerly shared together), and now, this unassuming two-bedroom, two-bath Brooklyn pad.

Try not to let the exterior fool you; Susan Sarandon's third and most recent real estate purchase in the last seven months does not mean she has lost her mind in a buying binge.

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Joshua Malina: ‘Wonder which of Michael Moore’s nine homes is the most blue collar-y’ Go To Site

AFL-CIO President John Sweeney summed it up best when he said McCain "simply doesn't understand the challenges America's working families are facing because he isn't remotely affected by them."

Says David, “These cars [SUVs] should just have [the word] ‘pig’ spray-painted on them.” David also admits to occasionally “yelling at people on the highway” for driving cars she deems insufficiently congenial to the environment. Even as she criticizes the SUV purchases of American consumers, David defends her own right to acquire the high-priced, high-maintenance material possessions of her choice, not least her Tudor mansion in the Pacific Palisades.

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“You can’t have an American civilization with the kind of disparity of wealth we have. It will eat away at the country’s heart and soul and spirit.” -Bruce Springsteen

With a net worth of $60 Million, Matt Lauer is one of the wealthiest and most successful news anchors in the United States.

In an interview with former White House press secretary and Obama campaign advisor Robert Gibbs on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer >fretted over a report showing "the rich are getting richer" and pleaded: "So what responsibility does President Obama have in terms of dealing with income distribution in this country?"

Tucked away in the Santa Barbara Riviera, this 13,000-square-foot home sprawls across 180 acres. Once owned by Whoopi Goldberg, the 14-building estate features 10 beds, 11.5 baths, and an infinity pool complete with a spa. For $10.9M, this property can be yours.

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Whoopi Goldberg declared on “The View” Tuesday that communism is “a great concept” that “makes perfect sense.”




Second Homes of the Liberals

Second Homes of the Liberals

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and his wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders, bought a summer house on Vermont's Lake Champlain Islands, according to multiple reports on Tuesday. The $600,000 beachfront residence in North Hero, Vt., is the newest addition to the couple's collection of homes in Burlington, Vt., and Washington.

  Sanders, a socialist, campaigned against income inequality, targeting the 1 percent richest Americans. -Anna Giaritelli Go To Site

He is the climate change minister who pledged to ‘lead by example’ in the fight against global warming. But Charles Hendry is facing accusations of hypocrisy after buying himself a 20-bedroom castle – with a potentially massive carbon footprint – as a second home. Go To Site

Hypocrisy, Liberal, Union, Character, Funny, Oops, Education, Demagoguery, Greed

Karen Lewis, the Chicago Teachers Union president now considering whether to run for mayor, has frequently railed against the influence of the wealthy. “Why do people of wealth and privilege try to convince the world they have neither?” she said on Twitter last year. “Be honest that you don’t have a clue about poverty.”...

But she makes more than $200,000 a year and has an ownership interest in three homes, records show. That includes vacation homes in Hawaii and in the upscale “Harbor Country” area of southwestern Michigan...

Hypocrisy, Liberal, Character, Greed

Moore and Glynn own nine properties in Michigan and New York, including a Manhattan condo that once was three apartments. CelebrityNetWorth.com pegs their wealth at $50 million.

Environmentalist, Hypocrisy, Warming, Liberal, Funny, Waste, Elitism

She has been dubbed a Gulfstream liberal for flying occasionally in a private jet, and castigated for her second home on Martha's Vineyard. "It's so easy to marginalise people," she says in self-defence.

"Yes, I take a private plane on holiday a couple of times a year, and I feel horribly guilty about it. I probably shouldn't do it. But the truth is, I'm not perfect. This is not about perfection. I don't expect anybody else to be perfect either. That's what hurts the environmental movement - holding people to a standard they cannot meet. That just pushes people away."

Roll Call has estimated Mr. Rockefeller’s personal wealth at $83 million, making him the fifth wealthiest person in the House or Senate, based on his financial disclosures. His Washington residence, for its part, is a 1920s mansion on more than a dozen acres of land just off Rock Creek Park just four miles north of the White House.

A final window into the California pathology: Most of the most strident Californians who decry Trump’s various proposed walls insist on them for their own residences. -Victor Davis Hanson Go To Site