Category Archives: Kochs

Will ALEC Reinstate Slavery in Alabama by 2014?

Conservative governance has never made Alabama a land of opportunity. The state ranked 47th in a recent study of economic mobility by Opportunity Nation and the Human Development Project. But hey, the “real” conservatives are in charge of Alabama now, … Continue reading

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A River of Toxic Sludge

Koch Industries keeps finding new ways to be even worse than before. There is nothing patriotic about pollution; the Koch brothers do not create jobs this way. It is merely cheaper to drown neighbors in carcinogenic runoff than to be … Continue reading

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THIS Is How It Starts!

By Emilia1956 You start out in 1954 by saying, “Nigger, nigger, nigger.” By 1968 you can’t say “nigger”—that hurts you. Backfires. So you say stuff like forced busing, states’ rights and all that stuff. You’re getting so abstract now [that] … Continue reading

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Biblical Errancy is Intentional

Rachel Tabachnick has been tracking culture warriors for a long time, and provides a badly-needed window on the “education” that movement conservatism seeks to install everywhere. Darwin is stripped from the “Christian” classroom — with the sole exception of economics: … Continue reading

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Toward No More Koch Suckers

About 1000 people protested the Kochs’ Rancho Mirage retreat, with 25 arrests reported.

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Resisting The Noise Machine

I’ve been hoping to see more direct action against the purveyors of paranoid politics, and it’s happening: The Koch brothers are bringing their super-wealthy friends to the California desert to a private gathering to strategize how they will dominate American … Continue reading

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Koch’s Suckers

This is an epic deconstruction from Maddow. It is the most absurd form of right-wing projection that all of media and government are in the hands of some sinister conspiracy. In fact, that conspiracy theory itself is the conspiracy. Koch … Continue reading

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