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Koch brothers fund political ads praising Dems on immigration
TheHill ^ | 5/17/18 | John Bowden

Posted on 05/17/2018 7:30:05 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck

The Koch Network is using its immigration initiative LIBRE to back a number of Democrats that are working to find a permanent legal solution for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

The megadonor brothers are known for the regular backing of conservative causes, donating millions of dollars to back GOP candidates, but NPR reports that the LIBRE initiative is raising money to protect Democrats who have shown a willingness to work on finding a legislative fix for DACA while also backing stronger border security initiatives.

"This stands out. People when they talk about the Koch network ... they point at areas like tax reform, where we've worked very closely with Republican members," Wadi Gaitan, a spokesman for LIBRE told NPR

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


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 115th; aliens; amnesty; daca; democrats; fundingtheleft; immigration; kochbrothers; openborders; trumpillegals
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Trump's Presidency has really brought out the true colors of so many political figures by showing where their real loyalties and priorities lie. Any good the Kochs have done on issues like taxes or deregulation is far outweighed by the damage they've caused by advocating open borders. It's also clear that keeping the border open and labor cheap trumps all other issues for them: the Kochs and others like them are even willing to endorse liberal Democrats who disagree with them on every economic issue in order to keep the mass Third World immigration train running.
1 posted on 05/17/2018 7:30:05 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: ek_hornbeck

The KBs lean a bit Libertarian. Regardless, the left will still hate them forever.


2 posted on 05/17/2018 7:31:29 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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Think how much the libs will love the Kock brothers when word of this gets out!! Great strategy!


3 posted on 05/17/2018 7:33:09 AM PDT by Dr. Pritchett
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To: GSWarrior

They’re not “libertarians”. They are international socialists who hold no allegiance to America. They are scumbags.


4 posted on 05/17/2018 7:34:05 AM PDT by alstewartfan (Lines of coffee cups on parade. Soldiers for keeping the night away. Al Stewart in Delia's Gone)
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To: GSWarrior
Regardless, the left will still hate them forever.

The Left and various factions of the globalist "right" (neoconservatives, establishment Republicans, Club for Growth/KB-type libertarians) are more than happy to put their differences aside to achieve their shared goals of a borderless world and to fight their common nationalist enemies.

5 posted on 05/17/2018 7:35:31 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: alstewartfan
They’re not “libertarians”.

There are two types of people who call themselves libertarians. The first are Constitutional conservatives. The second group are liberals who just don't like paying taxes. Other than on some economic issues, they don't have much in common.

6 posted on 05/17/2018 7:37:13 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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To: ek_hornbeck

“Free Trade” and unfettered immigration, the twin towers of globalism. Fascist, Communists and Globalists are one in the same and the enemy of America and freedom.


7 posted on 05/17/2018 7:38:27 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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To: Dr. Pritchett

Every democrat who has ever complained and/or condemned the Koch Brothers needs to be asked what they think of them now...Nothing will point out their well known hypocrisy better than that. Hold their feet to the fire and make them answer a direct question - YES or NO!!!


8 posted on 05/17/2018 7:38:47 AM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: ek_hornbeck
Koch Brothers = George Soros "lite".
 
9 posted on 05/17/2018 7:39:21 AM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie (MAGA in the mornin', MAGA in the evenin', MAGA at suppertime . . .)
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Koch Brothers = George Soros "lite".

George Soros and the Koch Brothers have the same agenda: they want an international order where nations are obsolete, where the peoples of the world are interchangeable as cheap labor, and where alphabet agencies and international corporations rather than sovereign nation-states have all of the power. They only differ on the details of the economic system, and on the balance of power between the corporations and the bureaucracies.

10 posted on 05/17/2018 7:44:05 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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Constitutional conservatives

Bull. I am tired of libertarians getting free pass. For instance I find it appalling that most Libertarians are Free Traders and NOTHING in the US Constitution allows for duty free trade across international borders. In fact the opposite is the truth. They have been gas lighting us for decades on this. As such IMO Libertarian are as big a threat to freedom as liberals. Most of them are atheists, think military spending is a waste and want a border free world. Of course there are exceptions but they are rare. On these issues they intersect with their liberal cousins.

11 posted on 05/17/2018 7:46:38 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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Spot on. A Libertarian’s utopia is just slightly less structured than a Liberal’s. Liberals thirst for conquest and power with them at the pinnacle of authority, Libertarians just want a free-for-all, that’s their utopia.


12 posted on 05/17/2018 7:52:16 AM PDT by Obadiah
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To: ek_hornbeck
A truth that's told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent.

William Blake

13 posted on 05/17/2018 7:53:48 AM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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Koch brothers are libertarians. They invented the modern creed.

Their position has not changed. Don’t agree with it, but I can respect it for its consistency


14 posted on 05/17/2018 7:54:26 AM PDT by redgolum
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Your reply is spot on and puts me in mind of Thomas Paine's Epistle to the Quakers.
15 posted on 05/17/2018 7:56:04 AM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: ek_hornbeck

These Kock bothers make me sick.


16 posted on 05/17/2018 8:06:15 AM PDT by tennmountainman ("Prophet Mountainman" Predicter Of All Things RINO...for a small fee.)
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To: ek_hornbeck

Cheap Labor Express financiers.
This is who has been buying our representatives.


17 posted on 05/17/2018 8:07:05 AM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: redgolum
Their position has not changed.

I never said that they changed. What has changed is who is in office, and as a result the Kochs are willing to put their differences with liberal Democrats aside in order to achieve their shared dream of a world without borders. The fact that they prefer liberal Democrats to Trump highlights the fact that open borders are an even greater priority for the Kochs than tax cuts and deregulation.

Don’t agree with it, but I can respect it for its consistency

I have about the same "respect" for their consistency as I do for the consistency of sincere Marxists.

18 posted on 05/17/2018 8:09:26 AM PDT by ek_hornbeck
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Is that legal or illegal immigration? It’s time for the GOP to start trashing the Koch brothers the same way the Democrats trashed them when they were backing the RINOs.


19 posted on 05/17/2018 8:12:44 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (#NotARussianBot)
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Koch brothers fund political ads praising Dems on immigration

And every moron Dim politician, all of whom are unable or unwilling to see the clear, distinction between "immigrant" and "criminal illegal alien," running for office in Calipornia is mindlessly claiming moral superiority for aiding and abetting the two-legged animal invasion...

A winning strategy??
NOT!!!
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Completing the total destruction of California seems to be their goal,
creating more and more pervert, stinking, filthy environments like San Francisco, once one of the premier cities on the entire planet.

The health, safety and welfare of its citizens be damned.

Listen to their commercials, a litany of what they are against : every positive thing about the State of California.
No mention of any contribution to the positive, creative achievements that enhance the quality of life.

Zero mention of their records and past imbecilites too numerous to list here.

These 2018 California elections will be do or die.

20 posted on 05/17/2018 8:38:50 AM PDT by publius911
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