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Cain closely tied to Koch brothers
Omaha World-Herald ^ | October 17, 2011 | The Associated Press(figures)

Posted on 10/17/2011 8:51:36 AM PDT by US Navy Vet

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain has cast himself as the outsider, the pizza magnate with real-world experience who will bring fresh ideas to the nation's capital. But Cain's economic ideas, support and organization have close ties to two billionaire brothers who bankroll right-leaning causes through their group Americans for Prosperity.

Cain's campaign manager and a number of aides have worked for AFP, the advocacy group founded with support from billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, which lobbies for lower taxes and less government regulation and spending. Cain credits a businessman who served on an AFP advisory board with helping devise his "9-9-9" plan to rewrite the nation's tax code. And his years of speaking at AFP events have given the businessman and radio host a network of grass-roots fans.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; fleabaggers; hermancain; kochbrothers; msm
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It figures that the Omaha Wierd-Herald would regurgitate this AP BS "story".
1 posted on 10/17/2011 8:51:41 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: US Navy Vet

So what?


2 posted on 10/17/2011 8:53:17 AM PDT by onedoug (lf)
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To: US Navy Vet

lol.


3 posted on 10/17/2011 8:53:40 AM PDT by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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To: US Navy Vet
This makes me feel even better about Herman Cain. The Koch Brothers earned their money honestly unlike the hedge fund traders and crony capitalists who are backing ObaMao.

I was just thinking that Herman would have to put Prick or Mutt on the ticket to get the bankroll he needed to compete. Now, maybe he won't have to.

4 posted on 10/17/2011 8:54:50 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: US Navy Vet

Isn’t being tied to Patriots a good thing?


5 posted on 10/17/2011 8:55:07 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: US Navy Vet

And Obama is closely tied to the evil, anti-semetic, government and currency toppling George Soros. I’d be like Cain and take my chances with the Koch brothers any day!


6 posted on 10/17/2011 8:55:22 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: US Navy Vet

So?????


7 posted on 10/17/2011 8:55:39 AM PDT by Cricket24 (Proud to be a CONSERVATIVE WOMAN!!!!!!!)
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To: US Navy Vet

Obama tied to George Solos.


8 posted on 10/17/2011 8:55:39 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: onedoug
This is GOOD news!

lol

It's nice to know that Cain might have a few deep pocket donors to turn too :)

(but I doubt the person who wrote this wanted that response)

lol

9 posted on 10/17/2011 8:56:06 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: US Navy Vet

Koch Bros vs. Ayers/Dohrn/FarrahConMan

Tough choice


10 posted on 10/17/2011 8:56:42 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: US Navy Vet

obama is closely tied to Mel Immelt? And?


11 posted on 10/17/2011 8:56:50 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: US Navy Vet
Herman Cain

born December 13, 1945 in Memphis, TN (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
Luther Cain Jr., born March 16, 1925 in TN, died March 29, 1982 in Atlanta, GA
Lenora Davis, born July 27, 1925 in GA, died August 20, 2005 in Atlanta, GA

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of his birth (Meets the Jus Sanguinis Requirement)

Herman Cain is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

”Herman

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!


12 posted on 10/17/2011 8:57:17 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: US Navy Vet

Koch brothers?

So, future stories that Cain doesn’t have the money for a full presidential campaign are just that...stories...(smile).


13 posted on 10/17/2011 8:58:07 AM PDT by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Obama closely tied to Commie terrorists and racist minister


14 posted on 10/17/2011 8:58:28 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Where's he getting these ideas? He's not smart enough to be that stupid all by himself.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Where are the little “oh no guys”.


15 posted on 10/17/2011 8:58:54 AM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow demorats.)
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To: US Navy Vet

good!


16 posted on 10/17/2011 8:59:07 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: US Navy Vet

What- the medias’ gonna start vetting folks, now?

I guess Darth Seditious got a waiver last time, huh?


17 posted on 10/17/2011 8:59:31 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: moovova

*whistling past the bs*


18 posted on 10/17/2011 8:59:31 AM PDT by Winstons Julia (when liberals rant, it's called free speech; when conservatives vent, it's called hate speech.)
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To: onedoug

Same here, so what? About time the right had some money in the background on our side. The Koch brothers run a pretty closed shop and what people don’t know they make up and what they make up is usually bad. Koch is a business that makes money and stays under the radar as much as it can.

Americans for Prosperity? So what? What about moveon.org and all the rest of the lefty communes?

I’m not crazy about 9-9-9 though. I see a lot more used stuff in my future but that is a decision I can make.


19 posted on 10/17/2011 8:59:36 AM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: US Navy Vet
When asked about the Koch brothers Mr Cain replied:"They were just a couple guys in the neighborhood."
20 posted on 10/17/2011 8:59:40 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: US Navy Vet

Woo Hoo Shores him up even more.


21 posted on 10/17/2011 8:59:48 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: US Navy Vet

22 posted on 10/17/2011 9:00:46 AM PDT by RockinRight (My train of thought has derailed.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Cain is in with eeeeevil, right wing organizations. Glad to hear it!!


23 posted on 10/17/2011 9:01:02 AM PDT by albie
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To: US Navy Vet

I really don’t see a problem with this at all.


24 posted on 10/17/2011 9:01:09 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Clinton(BJ) had a “coke” brother too.


25 posted on 10/17/2011 9:03:45 AM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: US Navy Vet
Ok, lets try this head line - President Obama is fomenting violent rebellion against constitutionally elected government
26 posted on 10/17/2011 9:03:47 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: US Navy Vet
FUAP.

Who's George Soros, Aholes?

27 posted on 10/17/2011 9:04:08 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: US Navy Vet

You know those WWII films of B17s over Germany catching flak from AA guns? Well that is what is going on now. They along with the Republican Establishment, the media/press and the Democrats are all turning their guns on to the leader.

Rest assured they are scared of Cain. This is how you know he is the real deal.


28 posted on 10/17/2011 9:04:13 AM PDT by Sprite518
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To: onedoug
...and the other players... Romney's bread is butter in SLC. McNasty has a rich-spouse (#2-model) ....

more blather.

29 posted on 10/17/2011 9:04:17 AM PDT by pointsal
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To: US Navy Vet

So what. Romney better try some other dirty trick.


30 posted on 10/17/2011 9:05:33 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: US Navy Vet

LEFT=SORO’S


31 posted on 10/17/2011 9:05:38 AM PDT by blondee123 (Obama-The Wanna-be Dictator!)
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To: US Navy Vet

It is amazing how Alinsky-ized the prgressives made the term “The Koch Brothers” ever since Wisconsin. It is their new favorite flavor. Halliburton fell off the map and now it is “The Koch Brothers”. Funny how they target people like this but have absolutely ZERO problems with progressive money handlers that are actually dirty characters.


32 posted on 10/17/2011 9:09:56 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (Shaking My Head on a daily basis)
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To: onedoug

I was thinking exactly the same thing...so what!


33 posted on 10/17/2011 9:10:39 AM PDT by Tucker822
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To: US Navy Vet

The whole GOP party and presidential primary slate is rigged.

Romney, Bachmann, Cain and Perry are all GOP Establishment candidates, cast in different roles.


34 posted on 10/17/2011 9:13:04 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Vigilanteman
OK, so Cain is willing to sell his soul to the Koch brothers just to get their money? Now he's beholden to them. No, he has to do this without money to show that he's different from the rest. If he accepts Koch bros. money, it proves he's no different at all.

Crony capitalist!!

35 posted on 10/17/2011 9:14:10 AM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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“so what”

Look at Kochs enemies. “Brave New Foundation” just did a hatchet job on them with a documentary produced by Robert Greenwald. Stinky California environmental wackos came to my town to film it. Enough said!!

36 posted on 10/17/2011 9:16:12 AM PDT by Murp (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

No, it isn’t. We’ve been told over and over that Perry is bad because he has money. Cain is virtuous because he has no money, now if he accepts the Koch bros. money, he’s just as corruped as Perry. Cain can no longer be trusted. He’s been bought off by the wealthy elite.


37 posted on 10/17/2011 9:16:28 AM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: TexasFreeper2009

No, it isn’t. We’ve been told over and over that Perry is bad because he has money. Cain is virtuous because he has no money, now if he accepts the Koch bros. money, he’s just as corruped as Perry. Cain can no longer be trusted. He’s been bought off by the wealthy elite.


38 posted on 10/17/2011 9:16:36 AM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: onedoug
"So what?"

You beat me to it. . . .

39 posted on 10/17/2011 9:16:59 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Cold War Veteran. . . . US Army Security Agency 1964-1968)
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To: US Navy Vet
The AP proudly touts this as a major find.

Yet not a WORD about George Soros' ties to the Occupation Army.

The Media is the ENEMY.

40 posted on 10/17/2011 9:18:22 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("If Herman Cain does become President, his Vice President will be known as Co-Cain." -- Laz, 2011)
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To: Allegra

Of course you don’t when it is your guy taking someone’s money but when it is someone else, they’re called a crony capitalist and beholden to the people giving the money.


41 posted on 10/17/2011 9:19:07 AM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: albie
the advocacy group founded with support from billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, which lobbies for lower taxes and less government regulation and spending.

Racist viewpoints like that need to be stopped. :)

42 posted on 10/17/2011 9:19:17 AM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes, Cain hid that he was the CEO of a major company, on a Fed board, etc.

I thought he lived in a cardboard box. /s


43 posted on 10/17/2011 9:19:17 AM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Eagle of Liberty

I was thinking the same thig. I really do not know much at all about the Koch brothers. THis manufactured notoriety seemed to come out of nowhere..

George Soros and Jeremiah Wright, however, is another story...


44 posted on 10/17/2011 9:19:54 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma

Who do you support?


45 posted on 10/17/2011 9:20:27 AM PDT by SMM48
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma
What are you talking about? I don't have a "guy." I'm all about keeping Romney off the ticket.

If Cain is the one who can do that, I'm fine with it.

Take your hyena ankle-nipping elsewhere.

46 posted on 10/17/2011 9:26:34 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Obama is tied to William Ayers and Jeremiah Wright.

Big step up!


47 posted on 10/17/2011 9:29:15 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie
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To: SMM48
Relax, I support whomever is the Republican nominee and I'm trying to make a point to those here on FR who have been ripping Perry because he had money and they are holding up Cain as a symbol of virtue because he has no money.

But now, if money starts flowing to Cain, it will be a good thing.

I have been supporting Perry because I believe he has a good record of governing in TX and evidently enough agree they have been supporting him with their dollars but I'm not married to this idea.

The hatred I see here on FR is very disheartening. It's that unless you agree with them, you deserve to be bullied.

We have a very important election to win. Obama and the RATS are destroying this country but our side either insists that our nominee is 100% acceptable or I'm staying home. That is surrender and I refuse to participate.

I want our strongest candidate possible. If it's Cain, it's OK with me. May the best man win.

48 posted on 10/17/2011 9:31:38 AM PDT by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: US Navy Vet

Al Gore closely tied to Armand Hammer


49 posted on 10/17/2011 9:33:26 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma
The hatred I see here on FR is very disheartening. It's that unless you agree with them, you deserve to be bullied.

You might want to have a look in the mirror, Honeybunch.

50 posted on 10/17/2011 9:36:28 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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