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Koch Brothers Launch Super PAC for Midterms
breitbart.com ^ | 6/17/2014 | Tony Lee

Posted on 06/18/2014 7:25:46 AM PDT by rktman

On Monday, the Koch brothers launched a new super PAC for the 2014 midterm elections.

According to Politico, the Freedom Partners Action Fund "aims to spend more than $15 million in the 2014 midterm campaigns," which is reportedly "part of a much larger spending effort expected to total $290 million."

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: evilkoch
Ruh Rooo! Paging hairy screed. Paging hairy screed. Crank up the whine-o-phone. Them evil Koch brothers are being unamerican again.
1 posted on 06/18/2014 7:25:46 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

The Koch brothers support amnesty and doubling guest worker programs.


2 posted on 06/18/2014 7:29:45 AM PDT by kabar
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To: kabar

I have no problem with guest worker programs. Amnesty is another story. These are two very different things.

I do like the fact that the Koch brothers, instead of being initimidated by Harry Reid, increased the amount of spending they are planning to do on the elections. That’s the way to deal with a bully. I don’t know of many businessmen who would have had the guts to buck a direct attack by an entire political party.


3 posted on 06/18/2014 7:32:45 AM PDT by winner3000
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To: kabar

Do you have information about how the Koch brothers support amnesty? I’m guessing that it’s just propaganda/disinformation.


4 posted on 06/18/2014 7:33:48 AM PDT by VitacoreVision
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To: kabar

LOL! Hey now. They probably do that because there are jobs that REAL Americans “refuse” to do. You know, cuttin’ the grass, rakin’ leaves, washing cars, pickin’ up road kill. Could that be why the teenage unemployment rate for summer jobs is so huge?


5 posted on 06/18/2014 7:34:28 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: rktman

This bit of news will send Dingy Harry over the edge and might get him committed.


6 posted on 06/18/2014 7:41:48 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: dowcaet

Well, that’s long overdue anyway.


7 posted on 06/18/2014 7:45:13 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Nascarian. Race: Daytonafivehundrian)
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To: VitacoreVision

I don’t have any links, but I believe it’s widely known they are pro-amnesty.


8 posted on 06/18/2014 7:46:16 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: winner3000

Are amnesty and guest worker programs really so different now? Will not many illegals be simply transferred to new guest-worker programs and made legal? Will many guest workers not end up becoming citizens and Democrat voters? Can we really be so in need of additional labor, with only 62% of our population working?


9 posted on 06/18/2014 7:48:13 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: dowcaet

This bit of news will send Dingy Harry over the edge and might get him committed.

Expect some government agency to do something to the Koch brothers soon,Harry talks about them almost every day ,just like he did about the Tea Party then the IRS strikes and now the U.S. Patent Office and the Redskins .They all have one thing in common, HARRY REID


10 posted on 06/18/2014 7:56:26 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: rktman

To be honest, I am suspicious of the Koch Brothers since they support sodomite marriage. :(

They are excellent as far as fiscal policy goes, however, and I am happy to see they are making the liberals whine. :)


11 posted on 06/18/2014 8:03:37 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: rktman
LOL! Hey now. They probably do that because there are jobs that REAL Americans “refuse” to do. You know, cuttin’ the grass, rakin’ leaves, washing cars, pickin’ up road kill. Could that be why the teenage unemployment rate for summer jobs is so huge?

You can peddle this corporate BS, but it is just a lie. It certainly isn't the reason there are high unemployment rates among native born teenagers.

Are There Really Jobs Americans Won’t Do? A detailed look at immigrant and native employment across occupations

Of the 472 civilian occupations, only six are majority immigrant (legal and illegal). These six occupations account for 1 percent of the total U.S. workforce. Moreover, native-born Americans still comprise 46 percent of workers even in these occupations.

Many jobs often thought to be overwhelmingly immigrant (legal and illegal) are in fact majority native-born:

Maids and housekeepers: 51 percent native-born

Taxi drivers and chauffeurs: 58 percent native-born

Butchers and meat processors: 63 percent native-born

Grounds maintenance workers: 64 percent native-born

Construction laborers: 66 percent native-born

Porters, bellhops, and concierges: 72 percent native-born

Janitors: 73 percent native-born

There are 67 occupations in which 25 percent or more of workers are immigrants (legal and illegal). In these high-immigrant occupations, there are still 16.5 million natives — accounting for one out of eight natives in the labor force.

High-immigrant occupations (25 percent or more immigrant) are primarily, but not exclusively, lower-wage jobs that require relatively little formal education.

In high-immigrant occupations, 59 percent of the natives have no education beyond high school, compared to 31 percent of the rest of the labor force.

Natives tend to have high unemployment in high-immigrant occupations, averaging 14 percent during the 2009-2011 period, compared to 8 percent in the rest of the labor market. There were a total of 2.6 million unemployed native-born Americans in high-immigrant occupations.

Some may think that native-born workers in high-immigrant occupations are mostly older, with few young natives willing to do such work. But 34 percent of natives in these occupations are age 30 or younger, compared to 27 percent of natives in the rest of labor force.

And immigrants, legal and illegal, use welfare programs to a greater extent than the native-born


12 posted on 06/18/2014 8:05:08 AM PDT by kabar
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To: winner3000
I have no problem with guest worker programs.

I have a big problem with mass guest worker programs. We bring in 640,000 guest workers a year and the Gang of 8 bill and many Reps support increasing those numbers. We have 21 million Americans unemployed or underemployed. Many of these guest workers are taking American jobs and depressing wages.

The Schumer-Rubio bill would allow unprecedented increases in the number of temporary workers. A new Center for Immigration Studies analysis of the bill finds that, in the first year, the bill (S.744) would admit nearly 1.6 million more temporary workers than currently allowed. After that initial spike, the bill would increase annual temporary worker admissions by more than 600,000 each year over the current level – an increase four times larger than the one called for in the 2007 Bush-Kennedy proposal (about 125,000).

As a result, this bill would roughly double the number of temporary workers admitted each year (nearly 700,000 in 2012). These workers are classified as "non-immigrants" and would be in addition to S.744's large proposed increase in annual permanent legal immigrants competing for jobs (more than 30 million in the next decade).

I do like the fact that the Koch brothers, instead of being initimidated by Harry Reid, increased the amount of spending they are planning to do on the elections.

The Koch brothers support amnesty. Is that good for America?

13 posted on 06/18/2014 8:14:37 AM PDT by kabar
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To: VitacoreVision
Do you have information about how the Koch brothers support amnesty? I’m guessing that it’s just propaganda/disinformation.?

It is not disinformation, but facts, including my firsthand experience with Americans for Prosperity. Here are a few links:

Koch Sponsors Pro-Amnesty BuzzFeed Event

G.O.P. Groups Offering Cover for Lawmakers on Immigration

14 posted on 06/18/2014 8:24:59 AM PDT by kabar
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OH BOY if this doesn’t put Harry Reid to meltdown nothing would LOL!


15 posted on 06/18/2014 9:12:13 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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