Koch Brothers’ Secrets Revealed In New Book

The Huffington Post Charles and David Koch are the unofficial standard-bearers of a new generation of billionaires, willing to spend immense sums to influence politics. Best known for bankrolling the tea party movement, the fiercely private Koch family has achieved a quasi-mythical status in political circles. Yet they remain an enigma to most Americans. Sons… More Koch Brothers’ Secrets Revealed In New Book

Political Wire – Monday – 11-4-2013

Political Wire Texas tea party seeks Cruz 2.0 [Politico] David Barton spent nearly a decade as a leader of the Texas Republican Party. Cuccinelli fights off stench of doom [Politico] The Republican’s campaign is showing the signs of a classic political death march. Apologizing, Toronto Mayor Vows to Stay [New York Times] Mayor Rob Ford of Toronto apologized… More Political Wire – Monday – 11-4-2013

Bernie Sanders Exposes Ted Cruz and Explains Why He is a Koch Fueled Threat to Democracy

PoliticusUSA Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) connected the dots and explained that by blocking Tom Wheeler’s FCC nomination, Ted Cruz revealed himself to be a Koch fueled threat to democracy. Video: Ed Schultz asked Sen. Sanders about Ted Cruz blocking the nomination of Tom Wheeler to be the chairman of the FCC. Sanders answered, What Sen.… More Bernie Sanders Exposes Ted Cruz and Explains Why He is a Koch Fueled Threat to Democracy

Obamacare fight gets too hot for Kochs: We’re not backing GOP’s shutdown tactics

The Raw Story As the government shutdown moved into the ninth day on Wednesday, even conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch appeared to be abandoning Republican lawmakers who were trying to use the tactic to derail the president’s health care law. NBC’s Michael Isikoff reported that Koch Industries, which is privately owned by the activist brothers,… More Obamacare fight gets too hot for Kochs: We’re not backing GOP’s shutdown tactics

Colbert Hammers Koch Brothers, Right-Wing Pundits Over Obamacare Alarm

The Huffington Post On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert took aim at the Republicans as they continue to lose the media narrative on the government shutdown over Obamacare. Check out the clip above as he offers some tongue-in-cheek mockery of right-wing panic over the Obama administration’s attempts to sell the program to young people, and the Koch… More Colbert Hammers Koch Brothers, Right-Wing Pundits Over Obamacare Alarm

The GOP Is Terrified Obamacare Could Be a Success

The Daily Beast – Jon Favreau Why are Republicans so scared of Obamacare? Because, says Jon Favreau, they’re frightened that it might actually work. Has anyone else noticed how pathetically frightened the Republican Party is that Obamacare just might succeed? I know, we’re all supposed to think the End Is Nigh because the government has… More The GOP Is Terrified Obamacare Could Be a Success

Koch Brothers eye L.A. Times, other Tribune newspapers: sources

Good luck with that, fellas… Reuters Charles and David Koch, two of the world’s richest men, are interested in Tribune’s newspaper assets, which include the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, according to sources familiar with situation. Earlier on Tuesday, L.A. Weekly reported that the Koch brothers were rumored to be interested in either… More Koch Brothers eye L.A. Times, other Tribune newspapers: sources

Koch Industries Warns 45,000 Employees Of ‘Consequences’ If They Don’t Vote For Republicans

So much for Democracy. The question I have is…will someone be looking over the shoulder of each employee as they vote?   This entire exercise is yet another bully tactic by the powers that be.   They are trying their best, it seems, to guarantee some sort of dystopian future for the American electorate. Think… More Koch Industries Warns 45,000 Employees Of ‘Consequences’ If They Don’t Vote For Republicans

Five U.S. Senators Are Perfect Koch Servants, Americans For Prosperity Reports

The fact that corporations like Koch Industries have purchased legislation to favor their interests is no surprise to anyone. Naming the top five United States senators that do Koch’s bidding is indeed a big deal.  Those guys need to be voted out of office or maybe even impeached. In my opinion, selling democracy should be a… More Five U.S. Senators Are Perfect Koch Servants, Americans For Prosperity Reports

Giuliani mocks those hit by recession during his Koch Bros summit speech

Rudy Giuliani is such a jerk… Democratic Underground Rudy cozying up to the Koch Bros. cocktail crowd at the Americans for Prosperity summit and offering his blame-the-poor version of advice,’ by telling a generation of underpaid workers saddled with student loan debt that they need to work on their education more and find an eight-hour… More Giuliani mocks those hit by recession during his Koch Bros summit speech