The Koch Agenda Brings Pain And Woe To People In Republican Controlled Red States

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Some Americans likely recall that after the 2012 general election, establishment Republicans allegedly regrouped and conspired to purge teabagger extremists from the party. Obviously, not only did they keep the ideological cretins in place, they embraced them wholeheartedly because their conservative fanaticism comports with the two men willing to spend upwards of a billion dollars to take complete control of the federal government. Republicans also comprehend that aligning with, and using, teabagger extremism guarantees their base will continue supporting their agenda; no matter how fanatical or damaging it may be to their existence or America.

It is important to understand why the Koch brothers created and funded the tea party extremists in the first place, and although teabaggers closely adhere to the Kochs’ John Birch Society ideology, their extremism is driven by ignorance, anger, and religious fanaticism. The Republican base was best portrayed recently by one of America’s most ignorant, angry, and highly religious teabaggers; Sarah Palin. Palin told the tea party base in Iowa a few weeks ago that they represent ‘real America’ and are the best hope to preserve freedom and liberty conservative style. Palin said, “because you sit on your front porches holding onto your god, your guns, and your Constitution” you are the only Americans defending this great nation’s continued existence.

Although it is true Palin’s ‘real Americans’ have never read, much less comprehend one word of, the Constitution, she did describe the type of stupid voter that the Koch brothers depend on to impose their vision on Americans; sooner than they imagined. Even though the Kochs now own the Congress and the Supreme Court, they do not yet own the White House. So as they await implementation of their fascist vision on the national level, they are focusing on the states and succeeding due to the inherent stupidity and fanaticism of what Palin calls ‘real Americans.”

The fascist Kochs are proceeding ahead of schedule in Republican-controlled states due to the support from the people Palin flatters by telling them they are saving America by electing conservatives. The Kochs’ surrogates are successful by appealing to the base’s extremist views on social issues; not good policy or governance. Because they own most of the Republican state’s governors and legislatures, it is there that the Kochs’ ideology is doing the most damage that their GOP surrogates are unrepentant about. And they are getting ardent support and valuable assistance from incredibly stupid Americans who are “sitting on their front porches holding onto their god, their guns, and their Constitution” while their states are ravaged by Koch-teabagger ideology.

There is no other reason than voter stupidity for why someone like Kansas governor Sam Brownback, whose trickle down experiment is bankrupting the state economy, keeping roads in ruins, and starving education could ever have been re-elected except that he masterfully distracted voters with religion and he is still at it.

Brownback just issued a biblical executive order repealing employment discrimination protections for LGBT employees because bible, god, abomination. Put another way, by an unconstitutional executive order, Brownback just mandated state-sanctioned discrimination against LGBT employees and diverted the poor saps holding onto their god, their guns, and their Constitution’s attention away from the state’s economic disaster. An economic disaster, by the way, that is the Kochs’ libertarian vision for the entire nation; if they only owned the third branch of government.

In South Carolina, another Koch-teabagger state suffering Republican economic policies, including a significantly higher than the national average unemployment rate, there is proposed legislation to mandate three weeks of NRA-written curriculum of each academic year in all public schools. The purpose of the “Second Amendment Education Act” is to provide “all public elementary, middle schools, and high schools with instruction for no fewer than ‘three consecutive weeks in one grading period’ (a semester) with NRA-written curriculum.” The purpose is to  ensure that all South Carolina students graduate after twelve years of indoctrination into the teabaggers “insurrectionist interpretation of the Second Amendment;” including a revisionist history teaching that the “Framers envisioned the Constitution the same way the leaders of the Confederate States of America interpreted it.” By keeping Palin’s so-called ‘real Americans’ focused on their war against ‘gun-grabbing’ Obama, and inculcating an ‘insurrectionist interpretation of the Second Amendment‘ in the sight, residents are distracted from their tea party governor and legislature’s economic malfeasance.

In North Carolina, another Koch state suffering conservative economic policies, extremist Koch surrogates Art Pope and Republican governor Pat McCrory are publicly conspiring to assault higher education by eliminating several University of North Carolina academic centers that do not comport with teabagger racists or Koch brother libertarian philosophy. Academic centers targeted for extinction are the Center for Faculty Excellence; the Center for Law and Government; the Institute for Education; Center for Black Culture and History; the Center for Civil Rights, the Institute on Aging, and the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity.

Later this month, a panel staffed with Koch devotees will begin a review of the University of North Carolina’s academic system under libertarian Art Pope’s direction to begin eliminating those academic centers from existence. Why? Because they run contrary to the Koch’s libertarian “vision for America” under corporate fascism and they will be successful because the Kochs have convinced so-called ‘real Americans’ Palin described that their way of life and their god, their guns, and Constitution can only be preserved by eliminating higher education focused on reducing poverty, combatting racism, and reducing economic inequality.

There is no other reasonable explanation for why the right-wing turned out in force to re-elect governors and state representatives that are either certifiable failures or teabagger extremists. It is important to note that none of the Republican failures were elected due to their successful economic records or policies, but because of fanaticism that appeals to their inherently ‘real American’ base who gave the extremists control of Congress and most states.

It is a mistake, and a deliberate one, for the media to parrot the narrative that the Koch brothers’ tea party is in decline, or that Republicans are in any way, shape, or form interested in or leaning toward a more moderate position. If anyone thinks otherwise, they are no more intelligent than Palin’s ‘real Americans’ because the only reason John Boehner and House Republicans refuse to pass a clean Department of Homeland Security funding bill is because the de facto leader of both houses of Congress, Texas Senator Ted Cruz and his extremist teabagger cabal, will not allow it. Not because it is bad policy, but because ‘real Americans’ are distracted by claims President Obama’s immigration action is somehow unconstitutional; a ridiculous claim to keep their attention diverted from Republicans blocking tax cuts for the middle class, passing legislation to grow the economy, or creating jobs. Sadly, the Republican distraction is working because instead of focusing on how Koch Republicans are economically raping Americans, many of them are seething with anger while they “hold onto their guns, god, and Constitution;” that and they are incredibly stupid, angry, and religious extremists.

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31 Replies to “The Koch Agenda Brings Pain And Woe To People In Republican Controlled Red States”

  1. Social darwinists like the Koch family want the poor to die. In their psychopathic minds anyone who has less than a nine digit bank account is genetically unworthy to procreate and should die off ad quickly as possible. The Republican Party is merely trying to quicken the pace of removing unworthy biological humans from the living.

  2. Now they know who not to vote for – no Koch backed candidates. Possibly red state voters will smarten up when they realize they’ve been played by big $ thats ruining their state and their own personal finances. Maybe not, takes brains.

  3. These R/Wing fools need be rewarded somehow (trinkets etc.) too attend real organized festive family styled events that will convince them of exactly how the GOP are screwing them and the entire U.S.A.. That they profess too love so much. Make it really “simple” so even they will see the actual “truth”. A few “Traveling Truth Carnivals”. Games and fun for all etc.. It would beat a Sarah Palin bus tour. In my opinion.

  4. Air support and “defensive” units may be required in some sections of the country. The participants would all receive combat pay. [WINK]

  5. A petition against the Koch Brothers, for those of you who are interested: http://wh.gov/ibytl

    The goal is to have them locked up for the remaining years of their lives, and redistribute their swindled and illegally-obtained finances back into the American economy.

  6. My main issue is being a dove, or anti-war if-you-will, so I’d be particularly open to a libertarian message on that front. (However, Rand Paul gave a particularly disappointing cantankerous interview on cnbc recently.) I’d like to see some adults in the room looking toward diplomatic solutions rather than some neocon idiot dreaming of genocide against this group or that group “because America.”

  7. I could have wrote this article,I agree completely about what the Koch brothers are doing to this great country,along with gov. Brownback in Kansas,people better wake up before it is too late,Sarah Palin is out for her own money,she could care less about all of this as long as she is raking in the money,you talk about a joke,SHS IS A JOKER!

  8. The only difference between Democrat and Republican is that the Dems will give a nod and a little piece of the pie to the poor and disenfranchised. They both support the Corporate takeover of American notwithstanding the Dems talk about taxing the rich.

    It’s way past time people of average social standing to get involved in their own destinies and VOTE – who to vote for? Everyone yells run Warren run why sitting at home when the midterms comes around letting Republicans capture the states.

    One person in the White House has no ability to affect change. It takes people to wake up to the fact that midterms are more important than ever. That the nuts are taking over the asylum and it MUST END.

  9. It amazes me how so many people can be fooled by these unamerican cretons. Whether out of bigotry or stupidity, they vote against their own best interests and then want to blame “liberals” for their bad lot in life. All the while the Kochs are laughing at the fools.

  10. World War II showed us the evil man is capable of. My biggest fear is that if republicons steal the White House in 2016, they will inflict the same ungodly horrors of WWII on the undesired 47%.

  11. These two direct descendants of German SS grandparents need to be put in a much warmer place! They obviously do not have an American mindset! Best to take care of them now rather than later.

  12. Obviously, he is being sarcastic. You are feeding into the perception of progressives as humorless cyborgs.

  13. Except the 47% will become 80-90%. They’ll start with the welfare class, 47%, then proceed to others whose bank accounts or political philosophies don’t correlate with theirs.

    The angry gun toting, bible babbling, Constitution perverts who gave these evil people power will be the first on their list to be eliminated – either metaphorically or in actuality.

    Make no mistake, men like the Koch brothers and Adelson know no limit to their greed nor hatred. Their collective goal, if successful, will make Hitler’s antics look like those of a choir boy.

  14. I think it’s more than just wanting them to die. First, it would be better to force more people into poverty, especially by withholding education, so that their only option is to go into the military. That way there is more cannon fodder for endless wars! It feeds the military-industrial complex.

  15. Are you the same Billy Grabarkowitz who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers back in the 1960s? I recall there wasn’t enough room on the back of the Dodgers uniform for your entire name.

  16. Over the top rants of generalization pounding the “tea party” or “Republicans” is what idiots are made of.

    Its such an insult to an American to read this trash.
    I guess all you need is 1% of the population to believe this garbage and like Al Jazeera you begin to believe you have something.

  17. the 47% have now grown to be much more than that.
    What are you complaining about. As long as they get out and vote there is not a chance of a Republican ever being elected. Once your on the dole do you really think anybody is going to vote against it?

  18. I know they didn’t teach you math or common sense at bagger U but that 47% was who voted for Romney and if its anyone getting a handouts its the 1% that your dumbass cant figure out

  19. Why do people hate the Kock brothers?
    this reminds me of the time that German General
    landed in Japan in 1942 and demanded the return of all the Polish Jews that had been given refuge in Japan thanks to the help of the Japanese ambassador to Poland.
    Tojo, of all the brutal leaders in the world at that time, surprised the Nazi by commenting.”What have you got against the Jews” Those Jews were allowed to stay in Japan till the end of the war.
    Successful people like the Gates, Buffet, Kock, Adelson,
    and dozens of others are tackling some of the biggest problems in the world, mamely, food, health, and education. They are providing funds, manpower, and leadership in areas that no government will ever tackle.
    What exactly is your problem. Have they hurt you or your family like the people who have no respect for authority, no belief in education, no honor in breaking an employment contract, and lie down and demonstrate in the middle of a public highway believing that they are vict…

  20. You are an idiot, one of those ‘Palin ‘Mericans’ holding god, guns, and a Constitution you can’t read. Most of those 47% “on the dole” as you say are GOP-Koch supporters; you know them all…fat, white, religious, and Confederate stupid.

    The Kochs aren’t helping anyone but the Kochs, but you wouldn’t know that because as long as you’ve got hold of your god, guns, and document you can’t comprehend, you believe the bullshit the Kochs are selling. And yes you moron, the Kochs have hurt my family in West Virginia where they dumped their toxic coal ash in the rivers you sick puke.

    Get back on the porch, hold your god and guns; you’re much too stupid to be allowed to even touch the Constitution. Sod off.

  21. To put the Koch brothers and Adelson in the same group with Bill Gates and Warren Buffet shows your stupidity. The Kochs and Adelson do what they do for their own benefit. Anything “charitable” they give has their name on it and is a tax write-off for them. Bill Gates’ charity is from the heart. Both Gates and Buffet expressed having no problem with having their taxes raised. The Kochs think only the little guy should have to pay taxes and there should be no regulations on their industries massive pollutants.

  22. What we need is a BIG GRAPH – call it The Welfare Graph – showing dollar amounts the government gives to needy folks – those on General Relief, Food Stamps, WIC, Medicare, the whole nine yards. Beside that data will appear amounts of dollars the government gives to needy corporations, such as G.E., Boeing, Bechtel, Haliburton, all the BIG OIL companies, and the others. Seeing this graph, and understanding its implications, will allow The People to finally recognize to whom the US Gov’t gives the lion’s share of WELFARE payments.

    The problem, however, is how to get such a graph before the eyes of those most needing to see it. If FOX News will show such a graph to their viewers, we may shed some light on the front porch crowd with their guns, bibles, and skewed ideas regarding Democracy.

  23. I wouldn’t pigeonhole myself as either a dove or a hawk. I refuse to be a doormat or watch others be abused, so under those circumstances I’d be a hawk. On the other hand, I don’t see the need to go rattling our sabers all over the world as a display of our exceptionalism.

    I prefer to evaluate each set of circumstances on their own merits.

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