Topic: Koch Brothers
Generation Opportunity, a Koch brothers-backed group, didn’t bribe students, but they did offer alcohol
to young people at Opt-Out events near college campuses, to encourage young people to consider buying health insurance other than the Affordable Care Act.
It’s ridiculous to suggest that donors who contributed less than 1
percent of his warchest weighed more heavily on his vote than his
ideology, his past campaign promises and his partisan affiliation.
Koch Industries operates over 100 plants across the country. According
to one ranking, it is not responsible for the most significant releases
but it does land within the top 30 on one list and the top 15 on
Americans for Prosperity, the limited-government group sponsored by the Koch brothers has spent
$35 million attacking Democrats over the Affordable Care Act, but their new expensive ads are false.
Georgia’s largest utility said that the program in Georgia is thriving. Part of Georgia's implementation
plan was that using solar power wouldn’t affect rates, and it hasn’t.
Campaigns are still discovering how they can exploit the freedom from
regulation that the Supreme Court has granted since its Citizens United
decision in 2010. NY Times suggests that Instead of debates among the candidates, let's go straight to the top — and ask for debates among their billionaire donors instead.
The report says that Koch and other oil and gas pipeline companies caused destruction of wetlands south of New Orleans,
eliminating New Orleans' "natural protection, and exacerbating the damage done when Katrina hit, .They continue to oppose reform legislation.
Rolling Stone's Tim Dickinson explores the literally toxic—business that earned the Kochs enough money
to buy up an entire political party. They include a wrongful death
judgement, six felony and numerous misdemeanor convictions, the tens of
millions of dollars in fines, and trading with Iran. The Koch brothers don't argue the facts in Dickinson's story, instead they attack the author.