What do big government politicians mean when they say, "Koch?"
Posts tagged as “Koch Industries”
Two large articles in the Wichita Eagle regarding Charles and David Koch of Wichita-based Koch Industries have attracted many comments, and many are not based on facts.
Fran Tarkenton wonders: "So why do we vilify people who represent the greatness of America? Is it just because they have different political beliefs? It’s time to stop demonizing people who do things the right way and generate tremendous wealth -- and value to all Americans."
Charles Koch explains the importance of economic freedom for everyone.
Today: Watchdog reporter at Pachyderm; Kansas senators vote for cronyism; Koch = big oil?; Economic freedom; We aren't Greece ... yet.
A newspaper editorial begins with "What is it, or why is it, that the name Koch, particularly here in Lawrence and Kansas, seems to trigger such angry, passionate and negative responses from a certain segment of the community, particularly among some at Kansas University?" It's a good question.
Today: Lee Fang: wrong again; Action on sustainability; Economic fascism; Immigration.
It's often alleged by the political left that conservative and libertarian activists are nothing more than Astroturf, meaning false or fake grassroots activism. The charge is that the activists are duped into -- or paid for -- engaging in political activism. Which makes the following video from the Koch Industries Koch Facts site all the more interesting.
President Obama's attacks on Charles and David Koch are discussed on Fox News.
President Barack Obama's election campaign uses obsession as a fundraising tool.
As director of corporate communication for Koch industries, I’ve read and heard much about this company and its shareholders that is dishonest, distorted and derogatory. And while we continue to try to bat down the falsehoods, as quickly as we quash one, another rears its ugly head. As Winston Churchill once said, “A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on,” writes Melissa Cohlmia.
Occupy Koch Town protesters show no concern for facts or reason in their politically-motivated attack on Koch Industries, capitalism, and human progress.
There is no justification for Democrats who want to haul American citizens before Congress for the exclusive purpose of political abuse. Congressional hearings should not be hijacked by naked political opportunism; legitimate business creators should not be vilified; and Congress should focus on the many policy questions before it, rather than wasting time in an illegitimate pursuit of the Administration’s perceived "enemies," writes U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo.
"Richard Nixon maintained an 'enemies list' that singled out private citizens for investigation and abuse by agencies of government, including the Internal Revenue Service. When that was revealed, the press and public were outraged. That conduct will forever remain one of the indelible stains on Nixon's presidency and legacy." Now President Barack Obama is doing the same.
The New York Times continues its vendetta against Wichita-based Koch Industries.
Today: Ethanol subsidy; Cronyist Warren Buffet; Natural gas subsidies for Pickens; Planning grant to be topic of meeting; Tilting at wind turbines;
Today: Standing up for fundamental liberties; Private property saved the Pilgrims; Did Grover Norquist derail the Supercommittee; Drive-through petition signing; Job creation; Experts.
Today: Wichita City Council; Crony capitalism; Kansas pensions; Global economics to be discussed in Wichita; Progress, or not; Business and politics.
The more scrutiny the Bloomberg article attacking Koch Industries receives, the worse it looks.