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Nowadays, it remains a rarity to find a multi-billionaire that the people consider a positive agent of change. Moreover, it remains difficult to find someone who could generously donate billions of dollars to support a charitable cause. Although numerous billionaires remain successful, only a few of them give back to the communities that they serve. However, some businessmen understand this and remain dedicated to reversing this trend. With that being said, George Soros remains the person in reference. For those unaware, George Soros remains a prominent figure in the investment and business industry. Moreover, Soros remains one of the wealthiest people in the world. With that being said, his net worth remains valued at $25.2 billion dollars. For years, George Soros has dedicated his life to investing and serving those in need. This remains attributed to him oftentimes chaotic background. For those unaware, George Soros remains a native of Budapest, Hungary. Read more on NYTimes.com

During his youth, George Soros and his family had to experience the senseless behavior of Nazi Germany. To expound further, George Soros remains a proud survivor of the Holocaust. During this time, over 6 million Jews died in this genocide. Fortunately, George Soros and his family managed to escape. In fact, they also managed to save the lives of other Jews. Upon leaving his native land of Hungary, George Soros immigrated to England in 1947. During this time, he attended the London School of Economics. While there, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree. Furthermore, he also received a master’s degree in philosophy. In 1969, George Soros initiated his first business move. As a result, he created a company called the Double Eagle. Due to the success of the company, Soros opened a second company hedge fund in 1970. By 2011, the company remained worth over 25 billion dollars. Due to his success in the business world, it remains easy to see why George Soros remains well-known and respected. Learn more about George at Biography.

Moreover, many of his colleagues consider him to be an investment guru. In spite of the 1992 Black Wednesday UK currency crisis, George Soros still managed to make over $1 billion dollars. As a result, he remains the “Teflon Don” of the investment industry. In addition to his business strengths, George Soros remains an avid philanthropist. From 1979 and 2011, George Soros donated over $11 billion dollars to numerous humanitarian efforts. In addition, he played a substantial role in Eastern Europe’s transition from communism to capitalism. Furthermore, he provided students in Hungary with educational financing. Moreover, George Soros hails from a middle-class family. Prior to the Holocaust, he lived a modest lifestyle. Moreover, his father served in World War I. When it comes to philanthropy, George Soros’ track record remains extensive. Furthermore, George Soros played a pivotal role in South Africa during the apartheid era. During this time, black South Africans remained unable to pay for their tuition. However, George Soros managed to contribute to their education. In closing, George Soros has also remained a mediator of issues in Ferguson.

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In an interview billionaire, Charles Koch suggested he could support Hillary Clinton for president. He said that it was also possible she would be a better president. Koch has for many years donate money to many political candidates. This time, however, he surprised many when he suggested that he could support a Democrat. Mr. Charles Koch has always championed candidates from conservative and Republicans side, therefore, is assumed by many Democrats to be a rival.

Charles G. Koch born on November 1st, 1935 is an American businessman, political donor, and philanthropist. Together with his brother David, owns the Koch Industries and is the chairman of the board. They inherited the business from their father and later expanded it. Koch Industries was reported by a Forbs Survey to be the second biggest privately held company by revenue in U.S. Charles was educated at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has a Bachelor of Science in general engineering, Masters of Science in mechanical engineering and a second M.S. in chemical engineering. After school, Koch worked for Arthur D. Little, Inc. In 1961, Koch joined his father’s business (Rock Island & Refining Company). Koch then in 1967, became the president of the company and in the same year, he renamed the business Koch Industries in honor of his father. Charles Koch is a liberal and has formerly identified with libertarian.

Charles Koch saying that supporting Hillary was possible would indeed surprise Donald Trump. Reason being that both Trump and Koch are conservatives. Charles Koch grounds of not backing Trump seems to be because of the challenges he will face in the general election.

The Republican party seems to be in problem, that runs down to the donors. The party faces the risk of being financially drained. Donald Trump will need more funds than he already has. Charles Koch issues are not about money but reasons behind that cash. Ted Cruz had been chosen as a candidate to lead the party and funded to be the candidate in an unconventional means that some would consider a coup.

Mr. Koch must have noticed the crony elements of capitalists and his particular dislike for them. The reason by some to support Cruz was to oppose Trump, who some assumed lacked presidency credibility. Koch and many other donors from his generation have been in the movement along Republican party since Ronald Reagan.

Donald Trump should try and talk more politics based on regulations, taxes, public pension, commercial liability, welfare, education policing. Reagan and many others won with the help of Koch and others of his time.

Charles Koch might just support Trump if he changed the way he does politics.

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Prior to 2010 nobody had an inclination as to who, billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch were. Most people had however, heard of their major conglomerate Koch Industries which is based in Wichita, Kansas. Charles Koch took over Rock Island Oil after the passing of their father. He then renamed the company Koch Industries in remembrance of him.

It has only been since the 2008 elections that the American people began hearing about Charles Koch. Many rumors had circulated that the brothers were opposed to President Obama’s election into office. The truth is their political agenda spans two decades of trying to reshape the American government. The brothers are fiercely opposed to corporate welfare as well as a host of other legislations which have been enacted. During the 1970’s Charles and David Koch founded the Cato Institute and began funding various think tanks and free thinking groups on many university campuses. Charles is a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity organization. He pledge while studying at M.I.T where he majored in engineering. He holds a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, a masters in electrical engineering, and a doctorate in chemical engineering.

Charles has many philanthropic pursuits such as founding the Koch Industries Foundation, the Charles Koch Institute,and the Market-Based Management Institute just to name a few. Many of the foundations were established with the purpose of promoting social progress and well being through the dissemination of Liberty. This agenda has been applied to their interactions with the GOP. The Koch Network has the same purpose of promoting free thinking

As stated by Bill Moyers, “On occasion, Charles Koch leaders may disagree with actions taken by Republicans, but over time they are using their financial resources and organizational capabilities to draw GOP candidates and officeholders toward their preferred positions. GOP candidates and officeholders want and need Koch network resources — money, activists, publicity, access to donors — and in return they offer access and fealty to top Koch policy priorities, whether or not those priorities are popular with voters. The Koch network can leverage the institutional brand and resources the modern Republican Party has built up over the past century to win elections for network friends and influence legislative bodies in Washington, DC, and states across the country.” This may in the end destroy the political playground they have created if Donald Trump should win the election.