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KS: For Tiahrt, economic freedom is not a
KS: For Tiahrt, economic freedom is not a good thingWatchdog Wire (blog)Kansas congressional candidate Todd Tiahrt has criticized Charles Koch and Americans for Prosperity, leading us to wonder if Tiahrt understands or embraces the principles of economic freedom and free markets. In a recent speech, congressional candidate ...and more »
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 10:44 am
Welcome, Charles and David Koch, to the
VICEWelcome, Charles and David Koch, to the neighborhoodThe OregonianAnd Charles Koch -- who bemoans the "many attacks" the brothers face "from opponents of a free society" -- believes government's role in the capitalist system is "only to keep a check on those who might attempt to interfere with the laws of supply and ...The Koch Brothers' Fake Libertarianism: War, Forced Pregnancies, and ...VICERevealed: Koch brothers' politics reflect their father's anti-communismAl Jazeera Americaall 3 news articles »
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 12:25 pm
Koch family maxes out for Thom Tillis
Koch family maxes out for Thom Tillis campaignNews & ObserverCharles Koch, his wife, son and daughter-in-law each gave Tillis the maximum $2,600 contribution, according to his campaign finance report made public Wednesday. Tillis, the House speaker, reported the combined $10,400 in donations on June 26 and 27.and more »
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 3:32 pm
Koch groups visit Nashville to back school
WPLNKoch groups visit Nashville to back school vouchersThe TennesseanLetting parents use public dollars to attend private school quickly emerged as a leading remedy to solve education performance woes during a Charles Koch Institute-backed panel talk Tuesday featuring heads of right-leaning think tanks and a Connecticut ...Koch panel advocates for vouchers, elimination of Common CoreChalkbeat Coloradoall 5 news articles »
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 9:14 pm
Koch Political Universe Vaster than
PR WatchKoch Political Universe Vaster than Previously KnownPR WatchThis means that donations made by the Koch family foundations -- the Charles G. Koch Foundation, the David Koch Foundation, and the now-closed Claude R. Lambe Foundation -- as well as Koch nonprofit funding vehicles, must be publicly reported.
Posted on 21 July 2014 | 8:31 am
Billionaires are secretly running theIn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that the first amendment prohibits restrictions on political spending by corporations, associations, or labor unions. According to Kenneth Vogel, this is essentially what allowed American politics to be run by a few willing billionaires.
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 12:26 pm
Proof the GOP’s newfoundHow the Koch brothers and their conservative allies are using the "L" word to disguise their latest schemes
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 5:00 am
Watchdog files IRS complaint againstCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington is asking the IRS to investigate the 60 Plus Association.
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 10:20 am
Black colleges face hard choices on $25MFILE - In this June 5, 2014 file photo, Michael Lomax, president of the United Negro College Fund, is interviewed in Washington.
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 12:14 pm
LR exec’s $500,000 in Koch PAC’s potA new super political action committee connected to David and Charles Koch reported one donation — of $500,000 — in its first two weeks of operation.
Posted on 16 July 2014 | 3:10 am
Proof the GOP’s newfoundAnd they made it. Courtesy of Lee Fang’s great book, “The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right” we have a speech from Charles Koch to the anti-gay Council for National Policy in Naples, Florida, in January, 1999 in which he said ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 11:08 pm
Disgraced coal baron rebrands himself asBlankenship, wearing a bowling shirt and tan slacks, moves from panel to panel carrying a tote bag filled with free schwag — of which there was a lot to choose from, including this “water bottle” from the Charles Koch Institute — like anyone else.
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 7:37 am
How Climate Denial Could Cost This IowaAcross the aisle, the Charles Koch and some of his immediate family members have maxed out the personal contributions they can make to Ernst’s campaign, and Americans for Prosperity — the conservative group Charles and his brother David have helped ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 11:01 am
When universities sell their souls, why doAs it happens, the appointment is in ASU's new Center for Political Thought and Leadership, which was seeded in part by a five-year grant of $1.129 million from the Charles Koch Foundation. The center's director is Donald Critchlow, a historian who calls ...
Posted on 30 July 2014 | 6:11 am
Watchdog files IRS complaint againsta conservative advocacy group funded largely by the political network of billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch. In a complaint filed today, CREW asks the IRS to determine whether the 60 Plus Association "violated federal law by intentionally ...
Posted on 29 July 2014 | 6:00 pm