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Are the Koch billionaire brothers paying for Zimmerman's defense? (Here it comes!)
AllVoices ^ | May 5, 2012 | Veronica Roberts

Posted on 05/05/2012 11:30:57 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

I received an email urging me to boycott the following products made by some of the billionaire Koch brothers numerous manufacturers: Angel soft toilet paper

Brawny paper towel

Dixie plates,bowls napkins cups

Marci gras napkins and towels

Quilted northern toilet paper

Soft and gentile toilet paper

Sparkle napkins

Vanity fair napkins

Zero napkins

The reason to stop purchasing the above products was also given: see below attachment.

"In the wake of the killing of Trayvon Martin ... The company Koch which manufactures paper products is paying for Zimmerman's legal fees because they feel he had legal right to bare arms and shoot Trayvon we are asking that people everywhere ban together with us and pass this information on and not purchase any of the following items because your money will be paying for Zimmermans lawyer fees."

I Tried to get the brother's side of the story but as of yet, no reply from Koch Industries. I cannot say whether what the emailed alleged is true or false. What I can tell you is that paying for Zimmerman's defense pales in comparison to the other allegations against the Kochs. There is plenty to boycott their products for, oh let me count the ways.

The elderly brothers have pupeteered long before 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was gunned down unarmed in Sanford, Florida, on the night of February 26 by 28 year old George Zimmerman--now the poster boy for some gun groups. The billionaires whose massive conglomerate spans the globe and produces everything from toilet paper to oil and gas--also have their long-reaching powerful arm in funding groups like Americans For Prosperity and American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Many charge ALEC for drafting the policy which has propelled Stand Your Ground and its sister legislation Castle Doctrine now on the books in 24 States including Florida where Trayvon Martin was shot and killed.

Americans For Prosperity is accused of funding school boards bent on re-introducing segregation in our public schools--albeit in a shadowy backdoor sort of way. (see the above attached video).

They reportedly even have some politicians in their deep pockets and an audio expose' showed just how deep when it's release broadcasted Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker taking his cue from one of the Koch brothers while he was focused intensely on busting up that State's public union in 2011.

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain was also at the end of those puppeteers strings, so is the so-called grassroots organisation The Tea Party. Click on links below for more.

http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/10627059-billionaire-pupeteers-at-it-again-exploring-the-connection-of-the-koch-brothers-and-herman-cain http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/8884133-video-deconstructing-the-tparty-grassroot-movement-or-puppet-to-master-puppeteers

With their unlimited money and power, Charles and David Koch have reportedly been on a decades long mission to change political and public policies to suit their Libertarian agenda.

The 75 and 71 year old businessmen have also been accused of international fraud. Headquartered in Kansas, they are very secretive and no one is quite sure how much the brothers are worth, exactly, but it is reported to be about $20 billion each. That secrecy was blown when they were accused of undercover deals with Iran and of fraudulent business practices in France.

Interestingly, these scandals did not make the news headlines here at home.(Click links below to read more). Koch Brothers Flout Law Getting Richer With Secret Iran Sales ... http://www.allvoices.com/contributed-news/10547642-billionaire-koch-brothers-behind-tparty-accused-of-secret-sin-deals-with-iran-and-others

So whether the Kochs are funneling funds to Zimmerman's defense or not, there are a plethora of other troubling machinations that should concern all of us who value our freedom and who thinks:

Gun manufacturers and the NRA's agenda is self-serving

Who thinks Corporations have too much of a stranglehold on Washington.

Who thinks the super-rich should pay their fare share for Reaganomics and trickle-down economics have failed miserably.

Who thinks union busting is un-American.

Who thinks out-sourcing companies should be taxed higher and made-in-America businesses given the incentive and tax breaks instead.

Who thinks lending a hand to those in our society who need it is the humane thing to do.

Who thinks fair taxation with representation means repealing the decade long Bush era tax breaks for the wealthy.

Who thinks a healthy people is the best asset of any country and that healthcare for all is a smart investment not a handout.


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KEYWORDS: florida; georgezimmerman; trayvon; trayvonmartin; zimmerman
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Where to start? LOL
1 posted on 05/05/2012 11:31:05 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"The company Koch which manufactures paper products is paying for Zimmerman's legal fees"

While I doubt it's true, I hope someone is helping this guy out. It is crazy what is happening to him.

2 posted on 05/05/2012 11:37:15 PM PDT by WHBates
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Start with the Angel Soft TP.

According to Sheryl Stinkfinger Crow, all you need is one square. So they pretty much have been in a defacto boycott already.

So what if the Koch Bros want to defend someone? It's their money. It's still a somewhat slightly a free country.

3 posted on 05/05/2012 11:40:07 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“they feel he had legal right to bare arms.” What’s wrong with bare arms? Are they on Zimmerman’s ass because of a dress code violation?


4 posted on 05/05/2012 11:40:58 PM PDT by meatloaf (Support House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The left HATES the Koch Brothers, or, as the are known at Daily Kos, the Koch Suckers.

They DARE to counter-finance against DARTH SOROS, and that just cannot be allowed.


5 posted on 05/05/2012 11:45:23 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is that desperation I smell?


6 posted on 05/05/2012 11:47:39 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Where to start? LOL

Well, I'm thinking with an appetizer served on/in Dixie paper plates and bowls. Mardi-gras napkins... Then when the meal eventually works its way through ... some quilted northern.

Ok, as I understand it, Zimmerman was neighborhood watch, and Martin didn't belong in the gated community. We can endlessly debate what Zimmerman should or should not have done once he reported Martin's presence to the police and was told to back off. He didn't, at least not immediately. However, according to eye witness accounts it was only after Zimmerman broke off his trail of Martin and turned his back on him that Martin struck. Then Martin pinned Zimmerman to the ground, beat his skull into the sidewalk:

The witness, identified only as John, says those cries were made by Zimmerman who was on the ground being beaten by Martin. - from http://www.wnd.com/2012/03/witness-trayvon-martin-attacked-zimmerman/

In that situtation if you're in Zimmerman's position and you're not in fear for your life you are a fool. If you have the ability to defend yourself with deadly force and choose not to use it, you deserve to die, period. Cold, harsh, yes. Guess what, that's the way of the world. Martin attacked Zimmerman with deadly force. Zimmerman was not only justified in responding with deadly force, I contend he was morally obligated to remove that evil threat from society.

7 posted on 05/05/2012 11:47:44 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, seeing as the writer has not reached grade 6 proficiency in grammar (”bare arms”) I wouldn’t give it much credibility.


8 posted on 05/05/2012 11:49:51 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: ThunderSleeps
In Florida, the law reads this way: "a person is justified in using deadly force (and does not have a duty to retreat) if he or she reasonably believes that such force is necessary to prevent the imminent commission of a forcible felony, or to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm to himself or herself or another." [Florida Statute Section 776.012.] "The use of deadly force is further justified when a person is resisting any attempt to murder such person or to commit any felony upon him or her or upon or in any dwelling house in which the person is located." [Florida Statutes Section 782.02]
9 posted on 05/05/2012 11:50:25 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: WHBates
While I doubt it's true, I hope someone is helping this guy out. It is crazy what is happening to him.

Unintended Consequences?

Zimmerman gains fame and fortune because the race baiters were so desperate to find a 'white' guy killing a 'black' guy that they jumped on a bandwagon that didn't have a horse.

10 posted on 05/05/2012 11:51:24 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Can't get through to his legal defense website -

http://gzlegalcase.com/

11 posted on 05/05/2012 11:53:38 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: tcrlaf

The Koch Brothers ? An all-American success story.

George Soros ? A convicted felon & ultraleftist Nazi collaborator who sent his fellow Jews to their deaths. Pure evil.


12 posted on 05/06/2012 12:02:40 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: expat1000

Just found these:

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My money experience with Allvoices
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13 posted on 05/06/2012 12:03:23 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: UCANSEE2

Thanx for the list of products that are NOW on my sopping list.


14 posted on 05/06/2012 12:09:21 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Who thinks union busting is un-American."

Bustin' makes me feel gooooooood !

15 posted on 05/06/2012 12:10:39 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"bare arms?" "ban together?"

What reject from the third grade wrote this tripe?

16 posted on 05/06/2012 12:24:24 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: TigersEye
Soft and gentile toilet paper
17 posted on 05/06/2012 12:51:19 AM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: Ken H

Skillets and IT!


18 posted on 05/06/2012 12:57:39 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
legal right to bare arms

Oh no! They want to ban short sleeve shirts!

19 posted on 05/06/2012 12:58:31 AM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: Ken H
Marci gras napkins and towels

Is that supposed to be Mardi Gras?

20 posted on 05/06/2012 1:00:06 AM PDT by TigersEye (Life is about choices. Your choices. Make good ones.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"twenty-five cents per 1,000 pageviews.." See what you have done? You have probably increased this puke's income by $0.0025 by posting this here!
21 posted on 05/06/2012 1:07:07 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000
Well, seeing as the writer has not reached grade 6 proficiency in grammar (”bare arms”) I wouldn’t give it much credibility.

The writer wants people to "ban" (band?) together, too. Spell check, no proofreader.

22 posted on 05/06/2012 1:07:35 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: ThunderSleeps
In that situtation if you're in Zimmerman's position and you're not in fear for your life you are a fool. If you have the ability to defend yourself with deadly force and choose not to use it, you deserve to die, period. Cold, harsh, yes. Guess what, that's the way of the world. Martin attacked Zimmerman with deadly force. Zimmerman was not only justified in responding with deadly force, I contend he was morally obligated to remove that evil threat from society.

I think you're a little off track. Z had the gun on his person, but he was under severe duress, and according to some accunts I've read, he stated he even forgot he had it. It was when M noticed it that the gun became the focal point of their struggle. I guess at that point one or the other of them was going to be shot. Here it's a matter of a split second. I have to suppose that the disposition of the weapon was favorable to Z, and he reacted fast enough to turn the event his way.

23 posted on 05/06/2012 1:11:42 AM PDT by dr_lew
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To: dr_lew; ThunderSleeps

Either way it’s justifiable homicide, no?


24 posted on 05/06/2012 1:27:49 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: meatloaf
“they feel he had legal right to bare arms.” What’s wrong with bare arms? Are they on Zimmerman’s ass because of a dress code violation?

My first impression aside from that childish mistake in homonyms was, "who writes this sort of crap?"

Are all communists illiterate? or is it "are all illiterates communist?"

25 posted on 05/06/2012 1:32:13 AM PDT by Publius6961 ("It's easy to make promises you can't keep" - B.H.Obama Feb 23, 2012)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In psychological terms, she is batshit crazy.


26 posted on 05/06/2012 1:40:15 AM PDT by richardtavor
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m a regular user of many of those products, and I’ll feel better knowing that my purchases are benefiting the Koch Bros. when I buy them in the future.

I’d also be happy to know that the Bros. are contributing to the defense of Mr. Zimmerman, because I believe he is not guilty of anything but self defense. I plan to contribute to him as well.


27 posted on 05/06/2012 2:55:59 AM PDT by Nacho Bidnith
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think leftist idiots have controlled this country long enough. I’ll go out of my way to buy those paper products. And boycott the Left.


28 posted on 05/06/2012 3:46:36 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: expat1000
" (”bare arms”)"

That's where I stopped.
29 posted on 05/06/2012 3:48:11 AM PDT by TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is it surprizing that dirty mindless mobs were to reject those products to provide more sanitary conditions?


30 posted on 05/06/2012 3:54:06 AM PDT by monocle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
they feel he had legal right to bare arms.


31 posted on 05/06/2012 3:55:48 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages, start today.)
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To: TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl
I stopped at the "gentile" toilet paper, LOL.

Leni

32 posted on 05/06/2012 3:58:34 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: tcrlaf

...”They DARE to counter-finance against DARTH SOROS, and that just cannot be allowed”...

Perfect insight!


33 posted on 05/06/2012 4:06:31 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am personally paying for his defense. I am Spartacus! The left has nothing and their magic man is an idiot. They will soon find that hole in the ground that keeps them warm.


34 posted on 05/06/2012 4:10:01 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“legal right to bare arms... “

Shouldn’t that be: “legal right to arm bears...”?


35 posted on 05/06/2012 4:10:04 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL!
Moochelle has the legal right to bare arms

She exercises that right at virtually every event where she represents the USA

Now, the rest of of us have the right to bear arms
However the US Constitution doesn’t say we can arm bears.


36 posted on 05/06/2012 4:33:19 AM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Boy these Koch guys are pretty cool.


37 posted on 05/06/2012 4:39:25 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: MinuteGal

Emily Latilla: What’s all this I keep hearing about gentile toilet paper? Why, that’s anti-semitic. Don’t Jewish people have the right to use toilet paper, too? [pounds little fist on desk]

Chevy Chase: Miss Latilla, that’s gentle toilet paper. Gentle, not gentile.

Miss Litilla: Oh, well, then. That’s different. [looks into the camera and smiles] Never mind.


38 posted on 05/06/2012 4:55:10 AM PDT by alnick
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To: silverleaf

39 posted on 05/06/2012 4:55:29 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: Nacho Bidnith

Koch bought a stuggling paper products company called Georgia-Pacific some years ago. They cleaned it up, removed most do-nothing middle management and slimed down the production payroll. It was a winner in less than 12 months.


40 posted on 05/06/2012 5:06:48 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Soft and gentile toilet paper
41 posted on 05/06/2012 5:18:38 AM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: rawcatslyentist
Eeewwww! How much you wanna bet that that was all for show. That is how these goofy liberals operate. They can afford to be goofy because they are rich. The rest of us have to live like normal working folks.
42 posted on 05/06/2012 5:40:33 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: expat1000

He was making a fashion statement just like Michelle O.


43 posted on 05/06/2012 5:44:05 AM PDT by dhs12345
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To: UCANSEE2

Gentle Reader....Are you a friend of Henry Bowman?


44 posted on 05/06/2012 6:28:53 AM PDT by vortec94
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I don't know about the Koch brothers but I've kicked in a few bucks. I'm sure many others have too.

The right, my right, your right, of effective self defense is on trial, and we are all George Zimmerman.

45 posted on 05/06/2012 6:40:29 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: dhs12345
He was making a fashion statement just like Michelle O

Unpleasant mental image inserts itself. :-(

46 posted on 05/06/2012 6:41:12 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: ThunderSleeps

When was he told, specifically, to “back off”?


47 posted on 05/06/2012 6:49:19 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is there any kind of fund set up to pay for his defense? I’d send $25 in a heartbeat.Twenty five dollars times 500,000 contributors equals....not guilty.


48 posted on 05/06/2012 7:57:14 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: a casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: Gay State Conservative

Yes there is a fund.


49 posted on 05/06/2012 8:34:20 AM PDT by rogue yam
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To: alnick
“Emily Latilla: What’s all this I keep hearing about gentile toilet paper? Why, that’s anti-semitic. Don’t Jewish people have the right to use toilet paper, too? [pounds little fist on desk]

Chevy Chase: Miss Latilla, that’s gentle toilet paper. Gentle, not gentile.

Miss Litilla: Oh, well, then. That’s different. [looks into the camera and smiles] Never mind.”


I never tire of Emily Latilla (sic?)!

50 posted on 05/06/2012 1:35:11 PM PDT by hummingbird (I am Breitbart.)
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