Truly a great day for free speech, and therefore, America
Nabb1: It's their money. It's not like they are building a criminal enterprise.
MrBallou: Nabb1: It's their money. It's not like they are building a criminal enterprise.It's much worse than that. The money is being used for GOP House candidates. Duh.Seriously, it's buying influence. If a piece of legislation comes up that goes against the public's interest in favor of the Koch's interest, any Congressman who has become dependent on them for money will be faced with a very difficult choice.Which is why they're doing it.
Spare Me: Just like Soros and Steyer.
Saiga410: Spare Me: Just like Soros and Steyer.No the Kochs are evil unlike Soros and Steyer becuase those two are good because they back dems.
Crazy Lee: The only truly `revolutionary' change that it still possible would be a grass roots demand for a Constitutional Amendment that would require Public Only financing of all elections & absolute transparency of all lobbying.At the very least, this would encourage an entirely different `class' of individuals to feel emboldened to serve in Congress and one could have a bit more confidence in who/what is being `represented'.
vonster: Y'all got 6 or more TV networks, NPR, Hollywood and 90% of the print media all trying to do the same thing for Democrats for the last 40+ years.Cry me a f**kin'river.
Magorn: they gave $300 million last election cycl
jjorsett: the vilification of grass roots movements like the Tea Party
nmrsnr: Well, given Conservative SuperPACs previous ROIs, I'd say let them throw their money away.
jjorsett: The left really really hates it when somebody has the impudence to fight back against their bullshiat instead of cowering or ceding the field, the vilification of grass roots movements like the Tea Party being the most prominent exemplar. This move by the Kochs is just a logical response to those baying for their heads on pikes.
jjorsett: the vilification of grass roots movements like the Tea Party being the most prominent exemplar.
Bith Set Me Up: I hope this all backfires so much that they suffer a Duke Brothers-style meltdown.
Dr Dreidel: Spare Me: Just like Soros and Steyer.Yes, let's look at that, shall we?Through their holdingsPAC spending (1989-2010)Kochs: ~$6 millionSoros: $0527 contributions (2001-2010)Kochs: $575,000Soros: $0Lobbying (1998-2010):Kochs: almost $51 millionSoros: almost $13 millionPersonallyIndividual donations (1989-2010)Charles Koch: $363,100David Koch: $2.24 millionKoch brothers (sum of the above): $2.58 millionGeorge Soros: $1.75 million527 organizations (2001 to 2010)Kochs: $1.5 millionSoros: $32.5 million ($24 million of that in 2003 and 2004 to unseat Bush)So yes. They're exactly the same, except that the Kochs have spent ~$60 million and Soros spent ~$48 million (half of that on issue ads to remove President Bush).
Brick-House: I understand that a massive case of "Koch Borthers Derangement Syndrome" broke out after they donated $25 Million to the United Negro College Fund -- the racists!!!
vonster: jjorsett: The left really really hates it when somebody has the impudence to fight back against their bullshiat instead of cowering or ceding the field, the vilification of grass roots movements like the Tea Party being the most prominent exemplar. This move by the Kochs is just a logical response to those baying for their heads on pikes.You can tell by the retarded reactions like "window licker".Feel sorry for 'em.
colon_pow: everybody hide under your bed and pee !
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