Tom Perkins: The billionaire predicting a ‘Kristallnacht’ against the rich

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Tom Perkins: defending America's 1%

You may have thought the “entitlement culture” among the wealthy elite was already out of hand, says The Los Angeles Times, but it will be “a long time before anything tops the ghastly outburst” from Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins.

In a letter to The Wall Street Journal last week the billionaire co-founder of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers likened “the progressive war on the American 1%” to the persecution of Jews in Nazi [...]

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