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The Koch Brothers Give to Democrats Too
Townhall ^ | 3/22/14 | Heather Ginsberg

Posted on 03/22/2014 2:31:53 PM PDT by Libloather

**SNIP**

The KochPAC gave almost $200,000 to Democratic candidates and committees, including just most recently in 2010. This included a $30,000 donation to the DSCC.

But isn’t it funny how top Democrats like Harry Reid harp on how the Kochs are ruining politics and complain about their partisan allegiances? Since 2000 KochPAC has given more than $1.4 million to Democratic candidates, leadership PACs and committees. Who’s partisan now?

Now, this is not to say that the Kochs haven’t been a huge part of funding Republican ideas, but it must be awfully frustrating for them to have people constantly criticizing them. The whole point of funding political interests is to support those ideas and people that you like. Clearly, the Democrats that were receiving help from the KochPAC had something of interest to the brothers.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: brothers; democrats; koch; kochbrothers; reid
Dingy Harry is dumber than he looks.
1 posted on 03/22/2014 2:31:53 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

On most issues, they agree with democrats.


2 posted on 03/22/2014 2:32:40 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Libloather

The Koch team is also pro-sodomite fake marriage.


3 posted on 03/22/2014 2:33:09 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: John Semmens

And I gave you the scoop!


4 posted on 03/22/2014 2:33:14 PM PDT by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Aren’t they the donors who kept Newt in the race in order to split the conservative vote?


5 posted on 03/22/2014 2:50:38 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Libloather

Most big donors cover all their bases.


6 posted on 03/22/2014 2:56:20 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: freedomfiter2

That was Sheldon Adelson.


7 posted on 03/22/2014 2:57:14 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Libloather

Because an honest politician is one who, when bought, stays bought.


8 posted on 03/22/2014 3:00:26 PM PDT by Chuckster (The longer I live the less I care about what you think.)
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To: freedomfiter2
Aren’t they the donors who kept Newt in the race in order to split the conservative vote?

No. That was Sheldon Adler, a Las Vegas operator.

9 posted on 03/22/2014 3:02:15 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Libloather

Reminds me of Hollings from South Carolina. Apparently the republicans were caught up in a campaign fundraising scandal and it was pointed out that Hollings had been give a thousand bucks. He said he was insulted that that’s all he got.


10 posted on 03/22/2014 3:04:57 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Libloather

The Koch brothers are DEAD to me.....They are in NO MAN’S LAND!!


11 posted on 03/22/2014 3:05:07 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

The Koch Brothers is just the Liberals lame attempt to counter the Right’s attack on Soros.


12 posted on 03/22/2014 3:06:52 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Berosus; SeekAndFind; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ..

Thanks Libloather.


13 posted on 03/22/2014 3:16:12 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Libloather
Dingy Harry is dumber than he looks.

While some subjective interpretation is understandable, I believe what you've stated here is simply impossible!

14 posted on 03/22/2014 3:19:06 PM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: Libloather

The Koch bros, like other smart business savvy people, are not rich due to ideological principles, rather pragmatic flexibility. They will support whomever, as long as their support yields a good return. Btw, $200K is peanuts.


15 posted on 03/22/2014 3:19:34 PM PDT by sagar
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To: okie01

Glad I asked, thanks.


16 posted on 03/22/2014 3:32:20 PM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Libloather

Koch-heads are pro-amnesty, pro-lgbt, and hate Ted Cruz.


17 posted on 03/22/2014 4:03:19 PM PDT by montag813
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To: Libloather

The Koch Bros support amnesty. I’m glad when they support candidates I prefer, but they will do their own thing.


18 posted on 03/22/2014 4:33:41 PM PDT by stilloftyhenight (...staying home isn't an option.)
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To: BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; AuH2ORepublican; sickoflibs; NFHale

The ultra rich usually play both sides of the fence.

But Harry Reid isn’t dumb, he knows DAMN WELL that fact. But his voters, they are dumb and they love to hear rich people get bashed. The dems give them what they want when they vilify the Koch brothers.


19 posted on 03/22/2014 7:26:40 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy
But Harry Reid isn’t dumb, he knows DAMN WELL that fact.

You mean ... Harry Reid ... LIED to us? The horror!

:)

20 posted on 03/22/2014 7:29:32 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Some people meet their heroes. I raised mine. Go Army.)
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To: Impy; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; AuH2ORepublican; NFHale; Liz
RE :”But his voters, they are dumb and they love to hear rich people get bashed. The dems give them what they want when they vilify the Koch brothers.”

This is just one of many Dems strategies to try to limit the electoral bloodbath that will happen in November.

The Dems only hope is to turn out votes again, but the Koch brothers are not much motivation for them.

21 posted on 03/22/2014 7:42:59 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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