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The Koch Party (Soros not mentioned)
NY Times ^ | 1/25/14 | Editorial Board

Posted on 01/26/2014 5:02:39 AM PST by Libloather

**SNIP**

As Politico described it on Friday, they have already set up an operation so sophisticated it rivals “even the official Republican Party in its ability to shape policy debates and elections.” Its components include a political consulting firm to recruit, train and support like-minded antigovernment candidates, which will be active in the congressional primaries. There is also a center that provides technology and administrative services to right-wing groups and candidates, an office that compiles and analyzes voter data and a youth advocacy group.

In 2012, as The Washington Post reported, the Koch network raised $407 million, which was secreted among 17 groups with cryptic names and purposes that were designed to make it impossible to figure out the names of donors the Kochs worked with. As one tax expert told The Post, “it’s designed to make it opaque as to where the money is coming from and where the money is going.”

The Democrats have smaller versions of these operations, though they are more focused on building a super PAC to collect unlimited donations supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2016, and they lack the resources to compete with the Kochs at this stage.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: hillary; koch; party; soros
May the RATS suffer the consequences of Husseincare for generations.
1 posted on 01/26/2014 5:02:40 AM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

The Democrats have smaller versions of these operations. LIE, LIE, LIE, Soros just to name one. nuff sed


2 posted on 01/26/2014 5:15:07 AM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: ronnie raygun

What did Andrew Cuomo just say - “Will no one rid me of these troublesome right wingers”? Or at least that was the gist of it.


3 posted on 01/26/2014 5:18:14 AM PST by Hardastarboard (The question of our age is whether a majority of Americans can and will vote us all into slavery.)
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To: Hardastarboard
Just read a bit more of the article.

they have already set up an operation so sophisticated it rivals “even the official Republican Party in its ability to shape policy debates and elections.”

If they are as sophisticated as the Republican Party, it means they are completely clueless and destined to lose over and over again, right?

4 posted on 01/26/2014 5:22:05 AM PST by Hardastarboard (The question of our age is whether a majority of Americans can and will vote us all into slavery.)
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To: Libloather

It’s New Koch. I like the taste of it. The NYT hates it. And, more iimportant, the NYT fears it.

Perfect.


5 posted on 01/26/2014 5:23:31 AM PST by InterceptPoint
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To: ronnie raygun

LARGER versions!

Obama’s billionaires:

Obama’s largest billionaire donor investor Leo Blavatnik

Rob Walton
George Soros
Waarren Buffett
telecom billionaire Irwin Jacobs
Chicago media mogul Fred Eychaner
Billionaire heir Jon Stryker
Billionaire media entrepreneur Haim Saban
Penny Pritzker, the Hyatt hotel billionaire
James Crown, scion of the billionaire Henry Crown investments family
Marc Lasry, hedge fund billionaire
Tom Steyer, San Francisco hedge funder
Cynthia Ryan, a principal at the investment firm Schooner Capital
Sandor Straus, a prominent investment manager
billionaire insurance magnate Peter Lewis
Big Taco baron Rob McKay

Hollywood billionaire magnates:
Steven Spielberg
Steve Bing
Jeffrey Katzenerg
Harvey Weinstein
JJ Abrams
Kathleen McGrath
Larry Mendonca


6 posted on 01/26/2014 5:29:49 AM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: Hardastarboard

All liberal lies have a manipulation behind them... this one too....


7 posted on 01/26/2014 5:33:45 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: Hardastarboard
All liberal lies have a manipulation behind them... this one too... Elite liberals love to pretend they're members of some 'victim group'. Notice they have to 'hire and train' people to pretend...

When we turned out almost a million people for Chick fil A protest liberals couldn't field 2 gays per store to show up at noon to meet with their adoring press...

The reason? It's all fake.. it's liberal elite astrotruf from top to bottom with idiot lying reporters who are in on the scam.

8 posted on 01/26/2014 5:38:05 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: Libloather

My Democrat friends say that Soros doesn’t get involved in politics.


9 posted on 01/26/2014 5:42:31 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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10 posted on 01/26/2014 5:53:39 AM PST by RedMDer (Happy with this, America? Make your voices heard. 2014 is just around the corner. ~ Sarah Palin)
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To: AppyPappy

Your friend desperately needs to Google a few things.


11 posted on 01/26/2014 6:01:38 AM PST by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: InterceptPoint

The New York Times could take all the news that’s fit to print and turn it into a boat anchor.


12 posted on 01/26/2014 6:11:38 AM PST by wita
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To: Libloather

Thanks God that there are some wealthy folks who will come to the rescue of freedom and free markets. All to may all to gladly provide the rope with which they will be hanged. Lenin said that capitalist will sell them them the rope with which the commies will hang them. He was wrong. All too may capitalists are donating the rope.


13 posted on 01/26/2014 6:31:37 AM PST by all the best (`~!)
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To: Libloather

Except that the Democrats have the entire federal government apparatus on their side, not to mention the billions in free media from the MSM and Hollywood.


14 posted on 01/26/2014 6:33:32 AM PST by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Libloather

That’s the new narrative.


15 posted on 01/26/2014 10:17:52 AM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: All

Boolah, boolah, boolah. This reminds me of the crap the Southern Poverty Law folks are always spewing. If the Kochies were so big and bad, our side would win once in a while. All we do is lose.


16 posted on 01/27/2014 5:45:22 AM PST by Luke21
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