This certainly is a good election cycle for strange stories, and one of the strangest involves high-flying Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel.
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Billionaire entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel delivered a short, sharp speech Thursday night ahead of Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention. Most reports focused on the fact that Thiel said he was "proud to be gay." He was the first RNC speaker to talk about being gay on stage. Show More Summary
Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley billionaire, spoke at the RNC last week and told the crowd he was "proud to be gay." What was the reaction from Christian hate group leader Tony Perkins? With an air of superiority, he suggested that it proved Republicans were more tolerant. After all, would the Democrats invite an anti-gay speaker on their stage?
When it was announced that Peter Thiel would speak at the RNC in Cleveland, a lot of people in Silicon Valley lost their minds.
Last night, Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel made history as the first openly gay speaker in the history of the Republican National Convention. His speech drew real applause, however hesitant or polite, and made big headlines across major media outlets and every social platform. Show More Summary
History was made this week in tech as Peter Thiel wowed the crowd at the RNC, Elon Musk exposed Master Plan Part Deux and we saw yet another iPhone 7 leak. Read More
Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, described a lost age of American prosperity when he stepped on stage at the Republican National Convention Thursday night. “You know this isn’t the dream we looked forward to,” the 48-year-old Thiel...Show More Summary
CLEVELAND — Tech billionaire Peter Thiel got a roaring response from the Republican National Convention crowd when he declared that he was "proud to be gay" and "proud to be a Republican" during his big speech on Thursday night. Republicans...Show More Summary
If the Silicon Valley tycoon shares anything with Donald Trump, it is a disappointment with small politics — and small people.
Peter Thiel made history as the first openly gay speaker ever to address the Republican National Convention.
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CLEVELAND — Obliquely confronting the Republican Party on its record regarding lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people, Silicon Valley billionaire and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel urged the party to set aside such battles on...Show More Summary
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The last four speakers at the Republican National Convention were the candidate, the candidate’s daughter, the candidate’s friend of forty years, and the libertarian technologist and billionaire Peter Thiel. Yesterday, word came that...Show More Summary
FULL TEXT: Peter Thiel: Fake Culture Wars Only Distract Us From Our Economic Decline. Well, that’s what they’re meant to do. Related: Rachel Maddow Rambles For Three Minutes on “Incredibly Radical” “Openly Gay” Republican Peter Thie...
IT’S PETER THIEL’S REPUBLICAN PARTY NOW… OR SHOULD BE, Roger Simon writes.
His speech at the RNC didn’t make any sense, and that may be the point.
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Peter Thiel addresses the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 22, 2016. Photo via YouTube I wrote about Trump’s speech nomination acceptance speech earlier today – I was impressed with his speech in terms of its political...Show More Summary