Posts tagged as “Koch Industries”
In an episode that may be reminiscent of Richard Nixon and his use of government agencies to harass his opponents, the Obama administration has singled out a major American company and its tax returns for criticism. In the process, the Obama administration may have crossed a line, as did Nixon and his disgraced administration.
Here, Fisher compares and contrasts the Kochs to George Soros, the celebrated financier of many left-wing causes, and to a much greater extent than the Kochs.
Sometimes in politics hatred runs so deep that facts simply don't matter.
This happened Wednesday in Overland Park, Kansas as a group of two "theatrical protesters" sought to inform attendees at an Americans for Prosperity rally about the true nature of that organization.
Economic freedom and market-based policies create the most opportunity and prosperity for everyone, including the poor and the environment, says Richard Fink, and that's why Charles and David Koch of Wichita-based Koch Industries, Inc. support these principles and public policy organizations that work to advance them.
Climate change -- its reality (or not) and man's response to it -- is an important topic and deserves serious discussion. The actions of one of the most prominent and vocal groups promoting a radical global warming agenda, however, aren't fostering greater understanding of the issue, much less an informed debate.
One of the duties of being a blogger on the left is constant disparaging of the source of funding or leadership of your opposition. All done, of course, while ignoring the painfully obvious problems with your own.
As an example, a recent Boston Globe column -- its title is In glitzy shadows, a health reform foe lurks -- makes claims that are false. Others are actually something to be proud of, not ashamed.