Washington (CNN) - Major conservative donor and multi-millionaire Foster Friess is planning to donate $1 million to help the victims of the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma and is challenging others to match that amount. In an email to supporters Tuesday Friess announced his donation. He said he and his wife haven't decided exactly where the […]
Because the ONLY fact that emerges after these months of attempted smear and political assassination from that "civility" that Foster Friess is bankrolling is that his money has INTENTIONALLY paid for prostitutes. Lots and lots of prostitutes. Continue reading ?
In the 2012 race for the Republican presidential nomination, several candidates enjoyed the backing of their very own rich guy to help bankroll their campaigns. For Rick Santorum, it was Foster Friess, who made quite a public impression. It was Friess, you'll recall, who told MS …
Wealthy conservative investor Foster Friess spent well over a million dollars on Santorum's campaign in 2012.
Republican party donor Foster Friess, 72—Rick Santorum's backer in his bid to be president—made headlines in 2012 for joking that, in his day, "gals put [aspirin] between their knees" as a form of inexpensive contraception. When Yahoo News on Friday asked Friess about the GOP's relationship with women, he once again showed interest in the [...]
enlarge Rhee with Foster Friess Wake up, progressives. Michelle Rhee and her Rupert Murdoch-funded StudentsFirst organization is not progressive today, it wasn't progressive yesterday, and it won't be tomorrow. StudentsFirst has no problem with states that want to voucherize public education and kill public schools one agonizing drip at a time. Show More Summary
Last week, Foster Friess (right), one of the biggest private contributors to the the Republican party, complained to The Los Angeles Times that super PACs -- the political organizations that are allowed to accept unlimited political donations -- are too secretive about how they spend their money. Show More Summary
Regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's vote, one thing is certain: This election cycle has created a slew of new celebrities. A year and a half ago, nobody knew anything about Foster Friess or Sheldon Adelson, the Koch brothers or Frank VanDerSloot. Show More Summary
The ever-compliant frauds at CNN even fail to note that Tucker Carlson (whose Foster "Aspirin Knees" Friess -financed The Daily Caller "broke" the video with heavy pre-promotion by Drudge) was AN MSNBC TALKING HEAD AT THE TIME!!!
On the one-year anniversary of the fizzling “Occupy” movement that tried to pit the so-called 99% against the 1%, and on the day in which a video of Mitt Romney talking about the 47% of Americans who pay no federal income taxes drove...Show More Summary
Foster Friess wrote a column on “what the mega-rich do for America.” It’s a good read and a good perspective, but there’s a particular section of the piece that applies to a much broader audience. Our society would be a lot better off if everybody’s tax rates were lowered. Show More Summary
When Foster Friess began to cry, Condoleezza Rice was in the last throes of her speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday. The trigger was a tale about her childhood in segregated Alabama. "You might not be able to control your circumstances but you can control your response to your circumstances," he told me a few minutes later. Show More Summary
Earlier this year Akbar and Murphy started a group called the National Bloggers Club. They were supported by seed money from Foster Friess, the billionaire who propped up Rick Santorum's presidential campaign and earned notoriety for suggesting that women use aspirin as birth control - by placing a pill between their knees. Show More Summary
Foster Friess just can't stop saying stupid shit. Earlier this year, the big Santorum backer told a horrified Andrea Mitchell that back in his day, women didn't need birth control pills because "the gals" kept an aspirin between their...Show More Summary
ASPEN, CO – Wyoming millionaire Foster Friess said today that he plans to tamp down on donating to Super PACs before the fall election, saying he’d open the spigot more sparingly and selectively across a wider range of candidates and private charities to whom he coul …
Foster Friess, a Wyoming-based businessman who has donated more than $2.3 million to conservative outside groups this year, suggested Wednesday he may slow down his political giving. Politico's Ginger Gibson reports from an event where Friess spoke in Washington, D.C., that he plans "to be a lot more careful" about the money he sends to [...]
During the Republican primaries, millionaire Foster Friess became a household name for his more than $2 million in donations to the pro-Rick Santorum Red, White & Blue Super PAC. At that time, he told ThinkProgress that he would like to see more flexibility for big donors like himself to give directly to the candidates and [...]
This isn't your grandfather's fight against contraception. Don't assume that Foster Friess will show up suggesting women throw some aspirin between their knees. Although this group shares Friess's disapproval of the use of birth control. But they do so with much better graphics. More » Post from: Mommyish
WASHINGTON — Foster Friess, the millionaire who funded outside groups supporting Rick Santorum’s presidential bid and is now helping to bankroll Romney’s Super PAC, thinks that he and other super wealthy donors should be able to give unlimited amounts of money directly to the candidate of their choice without any restrictions. At the Faith & [...]
WASHINGTON, DC — Uber-wealthy Republican donor Foster Friess isn’t content just giving his own money to support Mitt Romney; he’s now lobbying his rich friends to open their checkbooks as well. Friess, an investment manager worth upwards of $500 million, gained notoriety earlier this year as the moneyman funding Rick Santorum’s super PAC. After Santorum [...]