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Subject:  Re: Sheldon Adelson Date:  12/5/2012  11:53 AM
Author:  LorenCobb Number:  414317 of 457253

So, to recap:

Sheldon Adelson -- the billionaire casino magnate who gave tens of millions of dollars to the campaigns of Gingrich and Romney -- believes in the following:

* Pro-choice abortion policies,
* Legalization for current illegal immigrants,
* Socialized (single-payer) medical care.

Yet he has supported the Republican Party since 1988, when he and his wife left the Democratic Party. What happened in 1988?

1988 was the year when the pro-Palestinian faction within the Democratic Party finally managed to win convention approval of a plank in the platform that endorsed a Palestinian State. This event came as a seismic shock to the pro-Israeli faction of the Democratic Party. It led i