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Koch Brothers Fire Back at 'Disrespectful and Divisive' Harry Reid
Newsmax ^ | 1/31/2014 | Melanie Batley

Posted on 01/31/2014 12:24:10 PM PST by rktman

Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch fired back at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Friday in a rare public rebuke after the Democrat used the Senate floor to accuse them of trying to "buy the country.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Conspiracy; Society
KEYWORDS: charleskoch; davidkoch; evil; harryreid; majorityleader; mobconnected; nevada; reid
Evil conservative capitalist pig alert. :>}
1 posted on 01/31/2014 12:24:10 PM PST by rktman
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To: rktman

They have every right to purchase the country, like the Rockefellers and Mellons did before them.


2 posted on 01/31/2014 12:27:35 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: rktman

Democrap leaders love to go to the safety of the well and attack US citizens. Harry is particularly good at hiding out in the Senate and hurling inuendo and insults at the citizenry. What a punk.


3 posted on 01/31/2014 12:43:21 PM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: rktman
20,000 + employees around the world.

Has Harry ever made a payroll ?
(other than a Nevada kickback )

4 posted on 01/31/2014 12:44:38 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: rktman

When Soros does it, it’s good. When the Koch’s do it, it’s bad. I think I get the picture.


5 posted on 01/31/2014 12:49:40 PM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: rktman

“To be sure, the Kochs have given “more than a hundred million dollars to right wing causes” (which is their right, by the way). But in the last decade, it’s also worth noting the Kochs have given more than $600 million in pledged or donated money to arts, education, and medical research, including (but not limited to):

New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell: $15 million
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center: $25 million
The Hospital for Special Surgery: $26 million
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: $30 million
Prostate Cancer Foundation: $41 million
Deerfield Academy: $68 million
Lincoln Center’s NY State Theater: $100 million
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: $139 million
Here we have civic-minded business leaders engaging in their right to participate in the political process — and also donating large amounts of wealth to philanthropic causes. “


6 posted on 01/31/2014 1:18:04 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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No condemnation of George Soros or Tim Gill, however from Mr. Reid.


7 posted on 01/31/2014 1:24:26 PM PST by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: rktman

At least the Koch brothers are trying to buy the country with their own money. Dingy harry is buying the country with our money.


8 posted on 01/31/2014 1:28:33 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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Mob connected Harry Reid making accusations is a joke. A sick joke.


9 posted on 01/31/2014 1:58:06 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: rktman

What we need is more wealthy folks who will stand up and put their resources behind defending and promoting freedom and free markets.


10 posted on 01/31/2014 2:40:24 PM PST by all the best (`~!)
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To: rktman

From the article: “Ellender praised McConnell for his “great courage” in taking on Democrats over the issue, Politico reports.” Where’s the barf bag, already? We know what McConnell thinks of conservatives. We also know how much “courage” his statement took.


11 posted on 01/31/2014 4:03:16 PM PST by Lake Living
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Reid and the Dems are such hypocrites. They are the ones who are generous with other people’s money acquired through legalized theft. The Koch brothers earned their money and are not bankrupting the nation.


12 posted on 01/31/2014 7:34:36 PM PST by nonsporting
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

The proper response is expulsion from the Senate.

I’d accept pretty much any method by which that would be accomplished.

Thanks rktman.


13 posted on 02/01/2014 9:04:24 AM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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