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PufPuf23's Journal
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October 20, 2018

I have been an SF Giant fan since going to first game in 1959.

It was a family thing.

I have participated for years on a private SF Giant blog and this is the issue today second only to the Dodger-Brewer game. Seems everyone including the blog owner is aghast.

The Giants and Charles Johnson have issued statements. The statements and discussion is at this link I cannot text to copy here.


Here is an article from Think Progress:

Owner of Major League Baseball team among funders of racist super PAC

White billionaire Charles Johnson is among those funding Black Americans for the President's Agenda and its outrageous racist radio ads.

more at: https://thinkprogress.org/san-francisco-giants-owner-bankrolling-racist-pac-5e1292058573/

From a 2016 Huffington Post article Charles Johnson has a history of $$$ support for Trump and right wing causes.

"The main super PAC supporting Trump did not report its finances Saturday. It will next report in October. However, two other super PACs formed to boost the Republican nominee did disclose their donors.

Great America PAC, a super PAC run by longtime GOP consultant Ed Rollins, raised $2.4 million mostly from small donors. Its largest donation was a $100,000 contribution from San Francisco Giants owner Charles Johnson.

Hedge fund billionaire and conservative activist donor Bob Mercer provided $2 million to the Make America Number 1 super PAC. The group was formerly organized to support Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in the Republican primary, but Mercer has since shifted his support to Trump. As a funder of the conservative website Breitbart, Mercer is an instrumental player in the many moving pieces of the infrastructure now making up the Trump campaign. He is also now one of the largest donors to Trump’s election efforts."


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