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Charles Koch Wants To Be The Next Bernie Sanders? Huh?!

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Charles Koch Wants To Be The Next Bernie Sanders? Huh?!

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Charles Koch, one half of the infamous Koch brothers, plans to air national television ads that call on Americans to come together to fix a “rigged” economy. No, that’s not a joke. One of the people who benefits most from what Bernie Sanders has called the “rigged” economy is now encouraging people to change it. But of course, he’s encouraging them make change by demanding a smaller government, with even less of a tax burden on billionaires like him — and even less regulatory muscle pitted against gigantic multinational corporations like Koch Industries.

The newest Koch ad, called “It’s Time To End The Divide,” blames “government and corporations” for “picking winners and losers” and “creating a two-tiered society with policies that fail our most vulnerable.” It also juxtaposes “an unjust cycle of incarceration” with “businesses that don’t get subsidies and tax breaks,” and tells viewers that, with “an end to red tape and excessive regulations, innovation would flourish.”

It’s well known that the Koch brothers have been key donors in U.S. elections for a generation, funneling millions upon millions of dollars into the super PACs that 2010’s Citizens United decision made legal, and millions more directly to candidates, the Republican Party, and 501(c)(4) “dark money” groups. In this cycle, however, Republican primary voters sent a message: They found the Koch brothers’ super PACs so distasteful that they instead voted for the candidate clearly opposed by the Koch. So the Kochs are attempting to hijack Bernie Sanders’ movement and use his message to promote their own ultra-conservative fiscal and regulatory agenda.

“Let’s stop attacking people we disagree with and trying to silence them,” Charles told USA Today. “Let’s instead try to find common ground and learn from each other so we can innovate.”

This is a startling message from the corporate chieftain whose millions empowered the Tea Party in 2010, exploiting racial animosity and post-recession economic uncertainty to grind the government to a halt.

Yes, Sanders has repeatedly denounced the Koch brothers, and his supporters are angry about income inequality, environmental destruction, and pretty much everything else the Koch brothers profit from and use their money to promote, but who cares? Charles Koch intends to channel Sanders’ supporters’ energy toward his goals.

But that is very unlikely to happen because:

The Kochs are the definition of money in politics.

Sanders thinks the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision is “legalized bribery,” but the Koch brothers have greatly benefited from the law that allows them and their closest billionaire friends to sway elections.

Even before that decision, the Kochs spent staggering amounts of money on political campaigns. In 1980, David Koch was the Libertarian Party’s vice presidential nominee, running on right-wing promises that would become the platform of their lobbying efforts, like eliminating federal regulatory agencies and offering a 50 percent tax break to top earners. He spent more than $2 million on his failed campaign.

In 1984, the brothers created Citizens for a Sound Economy, a precursor of their current front group, Americans for Prosperity.

Since then they have created other tax-exempt political organizations like the super PAC Freedom Partners Action Fund.

Combined, these organizations raised about $400 million for the 2012 election. This year, before they knew Donald Trump would be the Republican Party nominee, the Koch brothers announced they were planning to spend $889 million in the 2016 presidential and congressional elections.

That money courses through the veins of conservative politics: consultants, think tanks, advertising agencies, politicians, and media.

They created the far right that now runs Congress — and keeps it from running properly.

Back in the early 1990’s, when President Clinton was pushing for the BTU tax, a levy on the heat content of fuels and one of the first government attempts to control climate pollution, the Kochs fought back. Faced with the prospect of accountability for the environmental damage perpetrated by their energy interests, the Kochs created a movement to act against the Clinton tax, backed by their Citizens for a Sound Economy group.

Years later, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Works — each formerly a half of Citizens for a Sound Economy — bankrolled the birth of the Tea Party movement.

They fund anti-gay and anti-choice politicians.

While Sanders has spent his career fighting discrimination, the Koch brothers have helped elect most of the prominent politicians who stand against gay rights and reproductive rights.

The brothers have been trying to soften their public image as extremist social conservatives, but the reality is that many of the politicians opposed to progress on social issues are flush with Koch money. The duo has spent more than $86 million helping elect officials who are anti-gay marriage and anti-choice. According to Think Progress, “of the 265 federal elected officials who have benefited from Koch spending since 2010, just nine have pro-choice voting records. At least 242 have endorsed controversial proposals to ban abortions after 20-weeks of pregnancy.”

They create huge amounts of pollution and disregard environmental regulations.

As Rolling Stone‘s Tim Dickinson explains:

According to the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Political Economy Research Institute, only three companies rank among the top 30 polluters of America’s air, water and climate: ExxonMobil, American Electric Power and Koch Industries…

The company ranks 13th in the nation for toxic air pollution. Koch’s climate pollution, meanwhile, outpaces oil giants including Valero, Chevron and Shell. Across its businesses, Koch generates 24 million metric tons of greenhouse gases a year.

Koch Industries is known for systematically violating environmental laws. In 1996, two teenagers burned to death after a rusty Koch pipeline leaked flammable butane near their Texas neighborhood and ignited a gas cloud in their truck. The National Transportation Safety Board determined that “the probable cause of this accident was the failure of Koch to adequately protect its pipeline from corrosion.”

In 1999, a Koch subsidiary pleaded guilty to allowing aviation fuel to leak into the Mississippi River from its refinery in Minnesota, as well as dumping a million gallons of high-ammonia wastewater onto the ground and into the Mississippi.

In 2000, Koch Industries was fined $30 million for 300 oil spills that caused three million gallons of crude oil to leak into natural water sources.

In October 2013, Koch Industries’ pipeline company spilled 17,000 gallons of crude oil near Austin Texas.

And the Kochs are now major players in the fracking boom that Bernie Sanders said he would ban.

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  1. Phil Christensen June 10, 2016

    This article explicitly states that the Koch brothers advocate an end to the very regulations from which they benefit.
    Also, we can go third-grade all day long with lists of liberal donors and enumerate their environmental sins, and most everyone here will say will either go into denial mode or say, “so what?”

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    1. JPHALL June 10, 2016

      So enumerate if you actually can!

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      1. Phil Christensen June 10, 2016

        You are not this stupid, but I’ll give you an anecdote. Greenpeace’s Global Seafood Markets survey ranked Privately held Starkist Tuna 14th out of 14 for sustainability. Largest shareholder is Dongwon Industries, and a huge stake is owned by Investment Banker Paul Pelosi ($17M).
        We can also go over the “sins” of Jamie Dimon (JP Morgan), Jeff Immelt (General Electric), Jim Simons (Renaissance Technologies), all famously liberal, and of whom have their tentacles in industries which have paid out massive fines over the years for bruising the environment.
        So, if you want to make feel-good points by singling our the Koch brother’s be my guest. To repeat – I expect you’ll deny it or say, “so what?”

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        1. JPHALL June 11, 2016

          I love how you speak in generalizations. Be specific! The article was specific on how the Kock brothers are trying to whitewash what they have been doing for decades. So be specific and list your sources. No right wing make things up sites please! We have seen thirty plus years of accusations unproven against the Clintons.
          Subject: Re: Comment on Charles Koch Wants To Be The Next Bernie Sanders? Huh?!

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          1. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

            You’re so cute when you’re Orwellian. I was quite specific, but like any committed leftist you’re allergy to facts overwhelms all. As I told Dan, just take your coloring books and go back to your safe space.

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        2. King of America June 11, 2016

          Greenpeace has zero credibility. It’s more interested in GMO conspiracy theories than sustainability.

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          1. King of America June 11, 2016

            For example, it’s STILL claiming that Golden Rice – developed by a charity to be given away free in regions where vitamin deficiency kills or blinds thousands of children every year – was some sort of insidious plot … by MONSANTOOOOO. Their involvement with burning the fields means they have blood on their hands.

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          2. The lucky one June 12, 2016

            So you’ve finally revealed yourself as a corporate dupe or stooge. It is now crystal clear why you support Clinton.

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          3. King of America June 12, 2016

            Hahaha yeah, NOT WANTING MILLIONS OF CHILDREN DEAD OR BLIND BECAUSE OF A CONSPIRACY THEORY makes me a corporate stooge. Sure. There’s no difference between this gross dangerous Luddite idiocy and anti-vaxxer nonsense, except that this one actively prevents people working to prevent climate change. You are, as I’ve said multiple times, garbage.

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          4. The lucky one June 12, 2016

            No, garbage is what you swallow whole from Monsanto and their lackeys like Clinton. You can stop now king of america inc. Your agenda is clear. Are you being paid or just delivering your swill for free?

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          5. King of America June 12, 2016

            A better answer would have been to link to a single piece of scientific evidence that showed I was wrong. You can’t, though, because there isn’t any. MONSAAAANTTTOOOOOO isn’t actually an argument.

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          6. The lucky one June 12, 2016

            There is plenty of evidence to document the harm caused by Monsanto. Even a mental midget like yourself can find it.

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          7. King of America June 12, 2016

            There is not one single piece of scientific evidence that GMOs are in any way harmful. Monsanto did not invent Golden Rice. Let me know if there’s any other basic concepts you need explained!

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          8. The lucky one June 13, 2016

            No Monsanto didn’t invent golden rice. They just invented the propaganda around it to take some of the heat off GMO. For a more objective look at GR see below:
            “The New York Times reporter Amy Harmon, who has reported sympathetically on golden rice, confirms that she has never seen any convincing evidence activism has significantly delayed the production of Golden Rice.”

            “Bottom line, even if there had been no push back from NGOs, GR would still not be on the market due to the technical issues, e.g. getting the engineered traits crossed into Indica rices that people will actually eat. And we still don’t have the most basic of data on the GR2 Indica varieties, such as β-carotene levels at harvest and after one to two months or more of storage; presence of other metabolites, e.g. RA and other retinoids. Also, since there was a push throughout Asia in the 2000s to push Vit A supplementation and food fortification, it would be interesting to see if the VAD levels have declined in other countries, as they have in the Philippines. After seeing the Philippine data on VAD levels over time, I simply asked how many millions have been spent on GR with nothing to show for it so far, while other methods, e.g. supplementation and food fortification, have been shown to work, but got no real response from the other side. The ultimate answer is to realize that VAD is a symptom of poverty – someone who is so poor they can only afford rice and virtually nothing else – and that rather than treat the symptom, one should treat the cause – poverty. Also, food diversification via sustainable agriculture and land reform are the longer-term answers since many local crops foods have high β-carotene levels.”
            Michael Hansen, Ph.D.
            Senior Scientist
            Consumers Union
            http://gmwatch.org/index.php/news/archive/2013/15023-golden-rice-myths

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          9. King of America June 13, 2016

            Yes yes “we only burned the fields A LITTLE, we couldn’t POSSIBLY have stopped production and caused the deaths of millions of children”.

            ~

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          10. The lucky one June 13, 2016

            Obviously you won’t let facts interfere with your propaganda and hyperbole.

            “The New York Times reporter Amy Harmon, who has reported sympathetically on golden rice, confirms that she has never seen any convincing evidence activism has significantly delayed the production of Golden Rice.”

            Try reading the rest of the article I posted if you acn maintain attention that long. I know it’s easier to just believe what your heroes tell you.

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          11. King of America June 13, 2016

            Yes, I get that you think that means anything. A random journalist’s opinion isn’t any kind of evidence. Nor can you find a single shred of scientific proof of your claims, because they are predicated on the same false belief in Magical Purity that underpins the identical anti-vaxxer movement.

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          12. The lucky one June 13, 2016

            Look up “false equivalence”. It is your favorite tactic, too bad even a high school student can easily see through it. I guess this will be my last response to given that you don’t present any challenge in a debate.

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          13. King of America June 13, 2016

            A better answer would have been to link to some sort of scientific evidence for your superstitious dread. You can’t, though, because there isn’t any. There are literally more than thirty thousand studies that show you’re completely wrong, however.

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          14. The lucky one June 13, 2016

            Go away boy. You’re narcissistic pomposity was amusing for a while but now you’re just boring.

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          15. King of America June 13, 2016

            A better answer would have been something other than insults, but then what else do you have? You clearly don’t have the slightest grasp of the science, and you’re barely able to assemble a sentence.

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          16. The lucky one June 13, 2016

            See post below for documentation that as always you are totally full of shite.

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          17. King of America June 13, 2016

            Sorry, there’s no documentation that GMOs are in any way harmful in any of your posts. Perhaps you are delusional as well as stupid?

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          18. The lucky one June 13, 2016

            Well I’d have to be stupid to be in a debate with an imbecile like you. Neither of us knows the safety or lack thereof for people or the environment. My issue with GMOs is the lack of transparency. If you want to eat them go ahead but if I choose not to I should be able to avoid them simply by noting their labeling. If you agree with me on then that we have no issue on GMO safety.

            But your other point was about the alleged philanthropy of Monsanto regarding golden rice. You are woefully misinformed on that issue and I tried to enlighten you with a link debunking many of the myths. Did you read it?

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          19. King of America June 13, 2016

            Ah yes, the mythical “lack of transparency”. Sorry, isn’t actually true – all GM crops are thoroughly tested for up to fifteen years before coming anywhere near your plate. No testing whatsoever is done on hybrid crops created by traditional methods, which is why the only toxic cultivars in the last thirty-odd years have been created by organic farmers.

            There remains no reason that your superstition should be legislated with mandatory labelling.

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          20. The lucky one June 13, 2016

            Your mindless statement about organic farming not withstanding the transparency I referred to is in marketing. All GMO foods should be labeled as such and the consumer can make their own decision regarding value and safety. LOL, anything that you disagree with is a superstition, man you are a total a-hole who thinks your view should be imposed on everyone. I guess that’s because you’re so much smarter than everyone else. As I said before you really should switch over to Trump. The two of you share many personality characteristics.

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          21. King of America June 13, 2016

            Sorry, it’s a FACTUAL statement about organic farming; feel free to look it up. There have been zero (0) toxic cultivars created by GM technology. There have been several created by organic farmers.

            And once again: putting religious labels on food isn’t mandatory, and there’s no reason whatsoever that your superstition should be treated differently. If you want to avoid food contaminated with Undetectable Death Magic™ then you can bloody well pay for it yourself.

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          22. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

            Suddenly Greenpeace is the enemy… [double face palm].

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          23. King of America June 12, 2016

            It’s not “sudden” – they have been more interested in using environmentalism as a cover for their holier-than-thou sanctimony than as a goal for decades.

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          24. The lucky one June 12, 2016

            You mean as in how HRC uses the Clinton Foundation? Has Greenpeace also used it to make themselves rich as the Clintons have done?

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          25. King of America June 12, 2016

            OK thanks for bringing up a baseless right-wing conspiracy theory to justify why you believe an unrelated conspiracy theory. Sorry that you’re a credulous moron!

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          26. King of America June 12, 2016

            PS: despite what the Kochs have told you, not one cent has ever gone from the Clinton Foundation to any of the Clintons. All of their tax info and financial data dating back to the 1990s is on their website. You are smearing a goddam charity, but that is easily explained: it’s because you are garbage.

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          27. The lucky one June 12, 2016

            I take that as a compliment from a cretinous corporate tool such as you.

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          28. King of America June 12, 2016

            Personal insults because you. have. got. nothing.

            Here’s the Clinton Foundation’s tax/financial info dating back to 1998:
            https://www.clintonfoundation.org/about/annual-financial-reports
            Weirdly, it shows that you’re a liar! Who would have thought?

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          29. The lucky one June 12, 2016

            There are many ways to move graft without it showing on the books. Like speaking fees for instance.

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          30. King of America June 12, 2016

            Insinuation is not evidence.
            You. Got. Nothing.

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        3. The lucky one June 11, 2016

          “I expect you’ll deny it or say, “so what?” That’s a good guess which has already been proven below.

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          1. King of America June 11, 2016

            ^ BREAKING NEWS: Bernie Bro who is effectively supporting Trump takes issue with ideological purity of other liberals & their unwillingness to believe unsubstantiated conspiracy theories.

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          2. The lucky one June 11, 2016

            News Flash: “Fool for Hilary” who is effectively promoting militarism and bankster/corporate servitude rejects all evidence to the contrary and proclaims Clinton a “liberal”.

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          3. King of America June 11, 2016

            Yes yes nobody is perfect but you, a guy who is directly supporting an actual fascist.

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          4. The lucky one June 11, 2016

            No, I’ve never claimed perfection nor have I expected it from any politician but i do expect someone who touts liberal/progressive credentials to actually follow through and be consistent. Your nonsense that any one who is not mindlessly following HRC, like you, is somehow ‘directly supporting” Trump was tired to begin with and is not getting any more relevant the more you repeat it.

            But I do know what you mean about actively supporting a fascist. See below:

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          5. King of America June 11, 2016

            Yes yes only your white male authoritarian opinion counts, and nobody else is a liberal like YOU are, so now you’re “punishing” them by supporting a racist. I get it!

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          6. The lucky one June 11, 2016

            No, none of your posts ever indicate that you “get” anything. You have taken the Dem establishment party line as God’s truth. Your posts reek of authoritarianism and despite a lack of understanding of others viewpoints you consistently try to invalidate their position with false equivalences and ad hominem attacks. Your temperament is really better suited to Trump.

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          7. King of America June 11, 2016

            Sorry you think there’s any excuse for your support for racism; there isn’t, and there never will be.

            I hope that helps!

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          8. The lucky one June 12, 2016

            Even your twisted mind won’t be able to find even a hint of racism in ANY of my posts. This is just another example of your ad hominem attacks. Do you ever actually respond to what is posted?

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          9. King of America June 12, 2016

            Wrong – you are helping Donald Trump get elected; you’re a racist.

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          10. The lucky one June 12, 2016

            Yes trump is a blatant racist but it’s Clinton who shares responsibility for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of darker skinned people through her support of the Iraq invasion and advocacy for the debacle created in Libya. Open your eyes moron, B’Bye, I’ll save my posts for people with a modicum of intelligence.

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          11. King of America June 12, 2016

            I honestly don’t care how you try to convince yourself that’s not what you’re doing – you are garbage.

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          12. lynden55 June 13, 2016

            He does not.

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          13. lynden55 June 14, 2016

            Keep repeating that. Some might believe you.
            If you neoliberals can’t win without progressive votes then you picked the wrong horse to back

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          14. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

            Kind of sad, eh?

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        4. kalpal June 12, 2016

          Can you point to a single industry the Kochs own or are major investors in which does not go out of its way to pollute and harm humans?

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          1. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

            Can you point to a time when you thought for yourself? That’s right, you’re a prog. Never happened.

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          2. kalpal June 12, 2016

            So you are a supporter of Trump who believes in much BS and then denies that its BS and insists that his personal antipathy towards all Latinos is in no way plain racism. Check with that well known progressive Paul Ryan. I think he recognizes your brand of RW racism for what it is. Maybe Ryan will be the next Democrat to run for the presidency.
            I suspect that your self endowed PhD is in BS.

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          3. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

            Trump supporter. Antipathy (wow, four syllables – so proud of you) towards all Latinos…
            Wait, are sure that’s ALL Latinos? What about the Latinas? What about my antipathy towards the Maori? Because I freaking hate the Maori. And the Yuezhi. I can’t tell you how much THEY irritate me. Face it, Prog. I’m living in your head now, and you will never charge me a penny in rent.

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          4. kalpal June 15, 2016

            The day you become worth a penny is the day the sun will blink out of existence.

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          5. Phil Christensen June 15, 2016

            That’s no way to talk to your tenant.

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      1. Daniel Jones June 11, 2016

        flagged as the horrid spam it is, do you just copy-paste, or do mass-mailing style Comment Board hijacking?

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        1. kalpal June 12, 2016

          When I was a youngster we had to diagram sentences in school. Anyone who would try to diagram what Phil writes would be flabbergasted since it is not exactly English so much as poorly translated gibberish.

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    3. Daniel Jones June 11, 2016

      Phil?
      ~~
      You there, Phil?
      ~~
      They don’t *benefit* from the regs, they *defy, deny, and denounce* the regs.
      ~~
      And I’m sure you could go all third-grade.. and be just as accurate as a hyperactive, fit-throwing third-grader.
      ~~
      None of this changes the fact that the sleazy bullshit artist is hoping to trick people into voting against their own best interests.

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      1. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

        Current regulations benefit Big Business. Small companies and start-ups without huge corporate sponsors enter a regulatory labyrinth without an army of lawyers and lobbyists to assist them. This partnership between government and the giant conglomerates is designed to ensure reduce if not eliminate completion from the neophytes small companies. If the Koch brothers advocate for this to change, then that is going against their own interest.
        OK, facts are probably new and frightening to you. Take your coloring books and retreat to your safe space. I’m sure there’s a plate of cookies and a glass of milk waiting for you.

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    4. kalpal June 11, 2016

      Well Phil Christensen, They wish to put to use what their father learned from Hitler and Stalin. They want what is best for the USA as a feudal nation with them as its unenlightened overlords.

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      1. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

        Wow – the go-to Hitler comparison. Who would have seen that coming?

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        1. kalpal June 12, 2016

          Who did I compare to Hitler? Do you comprehend written English?
          Since their father worked for both Hitler and Stalin I assume he learned something from both of them and taught his children the lessons he learned.

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          1. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

            Nice try.

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          2. kalpal June 12, 2016

            So you admit that I am correct and that you are a dunce, right?

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          3. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

            Just own what you said. Afterwards you can retreat to your safe space, and when Mommy tucks you in tonight, you can tell her what a little man you were today.

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          4. kalpal June 12, 2016

            I know exactly what I said I did not compare Hitler to anyone. You make up stuff and then insist I am the one who did it.
            The Koch’s father worked for both Hitler and Stalin and he passed along what he learned to his sons.

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          5. Phil Christensen June 12, 2016

            And what exactly were those “lessons?” You have the notes from those lectures? I’m sure you must because you’ve shown yourself so well ‘informed.’
            What did exactly did Fred Koch “learn” from Stalin when his Russian partners and associates where purged?
            Having built and operated refineries in the United States, did Fred also “work” for Hoover and FDR? What did he “learn” from them?
            Love how you repeat your denial in your first two sentences and then make my point for me in your third. You’re an embarrassment to yourself and your Statist ideology. This is getting fun. Please keep it up.

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          6. kalpal June 12, 2016

            I am well aware that the Koch’s were John Birchers and remain unwilling to cease polluting and harming other humans. As soon as people in Columbus Ohio noted that a Koch factory was casing lots of health problems the brothers moved the factory rather than cease polluting.
            If by any chance you wish to imply that the paterfamilias taught his children nothing that he learned by working for Hitler and Stalin, you are entitled to remain a willful ignoramus.
            You adamant desire to defend RW evil, well there is no RW benevolence, is there, denotes that you are a fool.

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  2. Eleanore Whitaker June 11, 2016

    I find it relatively amusing that the only time 3 Robber Barons of the early 1900s, all of whom hated each other and were their biggest competitors, JP Morgan, Andrew Carnegie and Mellon met to decide to “buy the government we want.”

    How many meetings were there between Paul Ryan, Eric Cantor and Issa with the Koch boys to buy the government the Koch boys want? The $995 million they handed to the GOP was totally wasted because now they have Trump, a multi billionaire competitor who is going to buy the government HE wants.

    Ever notice how the CONservatives CONserve all their money while they freely spend ours? Come 2017, big time changes are going to be made for no reason other than they have to. This country cannot force Americans to keep ANY business in existence using 65% of our tax revenues as tax cuts and tax subsidies. We are not responsible for business. They are. If they can’t manage a business successfully without stuffing bank accounts tax free offshore with profits, that’s not our problem. It is THEIRS.

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  3. kalpal June 11, 2016

    That header is truly hilarious.

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  4. King of America June 11, 2016

    So he wants to be a candidate who loses in a landslide?

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