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Billionaire Conservative Activist Charles Koch on 2012 Election: ‘We Have Saddam Hussein
abc ^ | 9/6/11 | Jake Tapper

Posted on 09/06/2011 2:29:57 PM PDT by Nachum

Not the White House, nor the Obama 2012 campaign, nor Democratic National Committee had any immediate comment Tuesday when contacted by ABC News and asked about comments made by Koch referring to the 2012 campaign as a repeat of the Iraq War.

“We have Saddam Hussein, this is the Mother of All Wars we’ve got in the next 18 months,” Koch said in comments at a private gathering in Colorado in June, first reported by the progressive Brad Blog and Mother Jones Magazine. ”For the life or death of this country.”

ADD Philip Ellender, President and COO, Government and Public Affairs for the Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC, said in a statement that “Koch was not referring to President Obama in his remarks. The ‘Mother of All Wars’ is a common phrase, frequently attributed to Saddam Hussein on the eve of the first Gulf War. Amid record U.S. unemployment, continued economic decline, and loss of liberty, the U.S. has been plunged into its own ’mother of all wars.’ Our nation’s future will be determined in the coming months by the choices Americans make to address the serious economic issues facing our country.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: activist; billionaire; conservative; koch
Full title: Billionaire Conservative Activist Charles Koch on 2012 Election: ‘We Have Saddam Hussein, This Is the Mother Of All Wars’
1 posted on 09/06/2011 2:30:07 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

how true.


2 posted on 09/06/2011 2:32:55 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: Nachum

This is a tempest in a teapot. There is no point in addressing the merits of Koch’s statement since 99.5% of the country has never heard of him.


3 posted on 09/06/2011 2:33:16 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (Perry 2012! A Conservative who can win!)
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To: Nachum

The heads of the lunatic left — which is just about all of them — are exploding all across the nation upon hearing of this. The Koch Brothers are seen as the ultimate enemy. Now that enemy has declared WAR! Not just WAR! but the MOTHER OF ALL BATTLES!


4 posted on 09/06/2011 2:35:19 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Nachum

At least one billionaire is not a brain dead, evil idiot. Good to hear.


5 posted on 09/06/2011 2:36:50 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Nachum

The best part is that Baraq has not only cooked his own goose, but by inspiring the conservative side will take down a large additional number of Dems in the 2012 elections.


6 posted on 09/06/2011 2:37:55 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: WashingtonSource

“Now that enemy has declared WAR! Not just WAR! but the MOTHER OF ALL BATTLES!”

I’m gettin’ out the popcorn popper. The big one.


7 posted on 09/06/2011 2:38:33 PM PDT by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: Nachum

Which CBCtard is going to convolute this into a racist statement? /s


8 posted on 09/06/2011 2:39:08 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: Nachum

HE HE.:-)


9 posted on 09/06/2011 2:46:35 PM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: Nachum

Comments in June...comes out now...interesting. This is Hoffa/Media/Rat’s excuse for Hoffa’s recent comments.

Yet, after saying nothing about Hoffa Obama and Rats are not justified in saying anything about Koch’s statements - but they will.


10 posted on 09/06/2011 2:51:59 PM PDT by Yooper4Life (They all lie.)
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To: Nachum

lawyer up pal. you’re about to be subjected to a torrent of “investigations.”


11 posted on 09/06/2011 2:54:44 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (...then they came for the guitars, and we kicked their sorry faggot asses into the dust.)
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To: Nachum

Watch all the liberals who claim that all republicans are in the pot for the Koch Brothers go bezerk and say he needs to be silenced and he needs to say sorry.. But then these same scum buckets don’t say a word about Hoffa and Obama..
I HATE LIBERALS.


12 posted on 09/06/2011 2:56:47 PM PDT by crazydad
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To: Nachum
Koch Bros. is the new Halliburton to these kooks!

Most of them don't even know who the man is much less what he does and how many jobs he provides for normal everyday working Americans (unlike NBC’s GE - love of the left).

Some nutcase website (like Media Matters) leads these kooks to the trough and they drink the kookaid.

13 posted on 09/06/2011 2:58:40 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: Artemis Webb
I think you're wrong on that. Koch is to the Left what Soros is to the Right.

Had to come up with something to trump the Hoffa blather.

14 posted on 09/06/2011 3:07:19 PM PDT by arkady_renko (I know, we'll just increase sales and then sales will increase!)
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To: crazydad

I just wish the civil war would just damn start because the other side is asking for it (Hoffa)..what’s the use of storing ammo if not to be used against these traitor bastards?


15 posted on 09/06/2011 3:07:57 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: max americana

Yes this is true. But when it starts what then? Obama calling for Martial law. That is what he wants.


16 posted on 09/06/2011 3:13:54 PM PDT by crazydad
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To: crazydad

I truly doubt our armed forces would take orders from this POS when it comes to Martial Law/CW. I am confident to say they might march to the WH and arrest the bastard.


17 posted on 09/06/2011 3:16:23 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: SaraJohnson
At least one billionaire is not a brain dead, evil idiot. Good to hear.

Ya get two for the price of one, his billionaire brother is conservative too.

18 posted on 09/06/2011 3:17:13 PM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: max americana

I truly hope your right..


19 posted on 09/06/2011 3:23:04 PM PDT by crazydad
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To: max americana

Don’t count on it. I used to think our military would stand up for the country over “all enemies foreign and domestic” but after watching the military cave to every whim of this traitor I am not so sure.

The military has been dumbed down to just another Liberal department, and is being weakened from within.

What used to be our greatest institution (probably still is in most respects) has fallen victim to political correctness and diversity....


20 posted on 09/06/2011 3:31:58 PM PDT by neverbluffer
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To: neverbluffer

I agree with you.

The armed services certainly have patriots in the ranks, but upward mobility is often determined by political correctness and liberal-friendly traits.


21 posted on 09/06/2011 3:37:46 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Artemis Webb

Leftys consider themselves to be the nation’s “intelligentsia”, ie the only people that matter, and they spend much of their time villifying the Koch brothers, although I doubt they have a clue what the Koch brothers politics really are.


22 posted on 09/06/2011 3:40:14 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: Graybeard58
Yes! Two billionaires who are not megalomaniacs.
23 posted on 09/06/2011 3:54:54 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Nachum

After Hoffa, how can the WH say anything....


24 posted on 09/06/2011 4:26:37 PM PDT by stylin19a (obama..."Fredo-Smart")
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