The recent piece by Bloomberg Markets on the purported faults of Koch Industries is being revealed as another example of the politically-motivated slash-and-burn pieces that have become common at media outlets with a liberal political agenda.
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Last week saw the release of two reports criticizing Koch Industries for its opposition to heavy-handed regulation of the chemical industry.
Recently wealthy investor Warren Buffet has been in the news for his advocacy of higher taxes. But is government -- politics, in other words -- the best way to allocate resources?
Appearing on the MSNBC morning program Morning Joe, energy investor T. Boone Pickens let us know that despite his no-nonsense business-like approach to supporting what he believes to be in America's best interests, it's really all about him and what profits him. But program hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski didn't catch that.
Today: This Week in Kansas; Kansas taxes; Wichita sales tax; Koch criticism backfires -- again; Tension on debt ceiling issue; Stossel: The Money Hole.
Today: The failure of American schools; Professors to Koch Brothers: Take your green back; History and legacy of Kansas populism; Federal grants seen to raise future local spending; Debt observed as sold.
Criticism by energy investor T. Boone Pickens of U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo and Koch Industries continues to illustrate the difference between those who believe in economic freedom and free markets, and those -- like Pickens -- who invest in politicians, bureaucrats, and the hope of a government subsidy.
Charles and David Koch defend the principles of economic freedom that leads to prosperity for everyone, and warn against the dangers it faces.
While those who advocate cap and trade legislation charge that conservatives, particularly Charles and David Koch, have outspent them, a study finds the opposite.
Today: Can anything Think Progress says about the Kochs be believed; Kansas governor on first 100 days; freeloaders come in all types; are taxes the solution; the spontaneous society -- centralized planning not required.
The New York Times finally issues a correction regarding political contributions from Charles and David Koch.
A post on the left-wing blog Thinkprogress that attacks Koch Industries is found to have many errors and distortions.
The Center for American Progress Action Fund has started an ideologically driven news organization.
Two conferences sponsored by liberal George Soros largely escape reporting in the news media, in contrast to the reporting on a conservative conference.
For the New York Times, getting the facts about Koch Industries correct isn't a concern.
Today: Follow-up to Koch profile; the decline of Detroit: a lesson for Wichita?; Moran to vote "no" on debt ceiling; golden geese on the move; legislators will have more access to SRS case files; Wichita unemployment rate improving, government planners vs. individuals.
Matthew Continetti of the Weekly Standard has written a profile of Charles and David Koch and Koch Industries, focusing on politics and the attacks by the political Left. A key passage in the story explains what those who believe in economic freedom have known all along: If Charles and David Koch really wanted to make a lot of money for themselves, they would act like most corporations: seek fortune through government intervention, not through competition in free markets.
The Center for American Progress, through ThinkProgress, "has carried on a bizarre vendetta against Charles and David Koch and their company, Koch Industries."
Who benefits and loses from increased regulation of greenhouse gases?