koch Archives

REPORT: Shadowy Koch-funded Benefactor Spotted at Gorsuch Swear-in Ceremony

April 11, 2017

Gorsuch had plenty of support, but we don’t know who some of these people are When Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday morning, one of his biggest benefactors was there: Carrie Severino, chief council and policy director of the…

Read more

Watch FIRED UP Bernie Sanders Angrily Denounce Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Gorsuch As ‘Too Extreme’

April 4, 2017

Sanders goes on the attack Sen. Bernie Sanders was in take down mode on Tuesday when he launched a blistering attack on Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, The Week reports.  “After meeting with Judge Gorsuch and having…

Read more

Ed Secretary DeVos Moves Quickly to Hand Schools Over To the Koch Brothers, Heritage Foundation

March 17, 2017

Apparently it isn’t enough for Betsy DeVos to destroy the education system in her home state of Michigan by paying politicians copious amounts of money to honor her nefarious wishes and pass bills establishing charter schools and voucher programs. Noooo,…

Read more

Trump Just Named His Price For Dropping Out. It’s A Lot, But The Kochs Could Afford It

June 19, 2016

The key to aggressive haggling is being willing to walk away from the negotiation. But Donald Trump is now haggling with the Kochs to be paid to walk away. That seems to be the implication of an evolving story that began…

Read more

Scott Walker Stops For A Cheesesteak, Gets A Taste Of Philly

July 30, 2015

There is a right way and a wrong way to order a cheesesteak in Philadelphia. Ordering the city’s iconic sammich is a bit like ordering soup on Seinfeld. And there’s no room for error, as the people of the City…

Read more

WI Republicans: Rich Should Pay Less To Simplify Tax Code

June 11, 2015

Republicans in Wisconsin are doing what they do best, arguing that the richest Americans are the real victims here, and should pay less taxes. A Madison NBC affiliate reported, Republicans on the Legislature’s budget-writing committee plan to propose eliminating the…

Read more

Crude Caucus: GOP Hawks Defend Nuclear Red Lines or Oil Pipelines?

March 26, 2015

If you’ve been paying a lot less to fill up your car since last summer, you can thank Saudi Arabia for saving you money by creating a more spartan global oil market. You can also thank them for creating complex…

Read more

The GOP’s New Tin Soldiers March to the Beat of Wall Street’s War Drum

March 25, 2015

Many have focused on the Israeli connection to Republican Senator Tom Cotton’s letter to Iran since it was publicized on March 9th. This connection is obvious since it was orchestrated to coincide with Netanyahu’s speech to Congress. Our understanding of…

Read more