Koch Brothers

Bannon Creates Chaos: Says Koch Brothers are ‘Con Artists’

In a new interview with The Hill, Steve Bannon has inserted himself into some of the biggest controversies and conflicts…

5 years ago

Trump Attacks Koch Brothers For Pulling Support From GOP Candidates

President Donald Trump went on Twitter Tuesday morning and angrily attacked the Koch Brothers, who have long been two of…

5 years ago

Koch Group Attacks Trump and Republicans in Congress

Senior officials and donors from the groups affiliated with billionaire conservative businessman Charles Koch expressed great displeasure with President Donald…

5 years ago

Kochs Will Not Support Virginia GOP Senate Candidate Stewart

The Koch Brothers political network has announced it will not support the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Virginia, in…

5 years ago

Fighting For Free Trade, Koch Brothers Declare War on Trump Tariffs

Charles and David Koch have been the largest and most powerful financial backers of Republican candidates, but they will no…

5 years ago

Koch Brothers Launch Digital Ad Blitz For Heidi Heitkamp

Is it possible that Democrats may take back control of the U.S. Senate with the help of the Koch Brothers?…

5 years ago

The Koch Brothers Are Spending $20 Million to Convince Voters on GOP Tax Bill

Because just 39 percent of poll respondents had a favorable view of the Trump/Republican tax cut bill in an April Gallup…

5 years ago

Kochs and DeVos Are Funding Group Discrediting Teacher Strikes

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and the Koch Brothers are funding a right-wing network that is behind a new secret…

5 years ago

Republicans Forsake Morality for Money In Paris Climate Accord Exit

This deal was between the Koch brothers and their fossil fuel industry cronies and the Republicans in Congress who routinely…

6 years ago

Opinion: That Moment When a Federal District Court Rules Texas Election Law Is Racist

"Republican lawmakers rushed the voter ID law without the usual committee analysis and debate... to provide an Anglo partisan advantage."

6 years ago

Opinion: Trump Enriches The Kochs, Rex Tillerson and Russians For 35 Jobs

“Keystone XL is not an economic benefit to Americans who will see higher gas prices and bear all the risks.…

6 years ago

Opinion: Trump Administration Email Scandal Involves Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

"Was Rex Tillerson that worried about climate risks for Exxon? Or was he more worried about the risk of revealing…

6 years ago

Opinion: Evangelical Blueprint To “Restore” God in Schools Handed To Trump and DeVos

*The following is an opinion column by R Muse* One of the downsides of investigating, observing, and opining on the…

6 years ago

President Obama Erects a Firewall Against Trump’s Plan To Wipe Out Environmental Protections

"Because of new and legally inventive strategies, Mr. Obama… may well have built firewalls around environmental policies that could hold…

6 years ago

Don’t Buy Ivanka’s Climate Change Hype – Daddy Donald Says It’s Fake

No matter what Ivanka says, daddy Don's W.H. "is shaping up to be a bleak wasteland of climate denial and…

6 years ago

Lewandowski’s Lie Is Probably Preparation For Trump’s Greatest Con on Americans

Lewandowski repeated a Trump campaign lie and said: “Donald Trump won the election campaign by the largest majority since Ronald…

6 years ago

Paul Krugman Cites the Real Outrage in Trump’s Infrastructure Scam

Trump’s plan calls for huge tax credits: billions of dollars in checks written to private companies that invest in ‘approved’…

6 years ago

Trump Appoints Public School Enemy Number One To Decimate Education Department

DeVos has the potential to undermine progress by diverting resources and failing to uphold government’s responsibility to protect the needs…

6 years ago

Coming Soon: Vengeance Against NLRB For Ruling Against Trump in Union Fight

"The question for us is will Trump as president use the power he has to interfere -- given that he…

6 years ago

56-Million Voters Handed the Kochs and Religious Right Control Over America

Instead of a White House firewall to stop the Koch GOP Congress' disasters, the Kochs and evangelicals have a fascist…

6 years ago

Koch Brothers Helped Incite the Impending Bloodbath Among Republicans

"If the party doesn’t learn lessons and change based on what’s gone on for the last year and a half,…

6 years ago

The Media Ignores the Good News On Climate Change

To avoid climate-ending global temperature rise, it is critical for the world to transition off fossil fuels and embrace renewable,…

6 years ago

Koch-Republicans Want the National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary to Be Its Last

The federal government's landholdings and control of water could be better used for ranching, mining or forestry through private ownership.

6 years ago

ExxonMobil Lies – They Still Oppose Any Climate Change Remedies

ExxonMobil promotes a carbon tax while contributing to Republicans who block all efforts to combat climate change with a tax…

6 years ago

Stunning Hypocrisy – AARP Supports the Anti-Social Security Lobby ALEC

AARP should be more sensitive to its retired members who are vulnerable to ALEC-supported legislative efforts to eliminate Social Security.

6 years ago

Charles Koch Won’t Vote Trump, Says Claim He’ll Vote Clinton is ‘Blood Libel’

“The first thing I want to do is correct a rumor that the media keeps stimulating, and that is that…

7 years ago

Federal Courts Strike Down Texas and Wisconsin Vote Suppression Laws

"We conclude that that SB 14 has a discriminatory effect on minorities' voting rights in violation of Section 2 of…

7 years ago

Kansas Republicans Employ Koch Propaganda To Abolish Public Schools

Kansas GOP calls public schools government schools to imply they indoctrinate children and interfere with individual's free choice.

7 years ago

Utah Mormon Attempts To Block A Monumental Gift To the American People

The Park Service is set to receive a 87,500 acre donation of pristine land in the Maine Woods from a…

7 years ago

Forget Terrorism, Republicans Are America’s Greatest Existential Threat

Americans face greater threats of extreme weather, seal level rise, water scarcity, heat waves, and wildfires, and biological systems disturbance.

7 years ago

Another Koch Acolyte Is Responsible for Illinois Economic Disaster

Governor Rauner's tax cuts amounted to a 25 percent reduction and ended efforts to preserve education, road repair, and social…

7 years ago

Success GOP Style: America’s National Parks Are Going Corporate

"Relaxing the rules governing ‘corporate partnerships’ will ensure parks become commercialized” and “dependent on corporations to operate."

7 years ago

Here’s Why The Koch Brothers Are Going To Spend $42 Million To Keep Mitch McConnell In Power

The Koch brothers are no fans of Donald Trump, but there has been no bigger defender of their dark money…

7 years ago

Corporate Media Failed To Report A Major Taxpayer Victory Against Corporate Polluters

This Circuit Court ruling will help ensure that the worst industrial polluters are on the hook for cleaning up their…

7 years ago

House Republicans Follow Orders And Advance Corrupt Bill To Protect The Koch Brothers

House Republicans have followed orders given to them by the Koch brothers and advanced a bill that would keep Koch…

7 years ago

Tables Turned – A. G. Subpoenas Koch-Related Climate Deniers’ Documents

Republicans use subpoenas to terrorize climate scientists, but it is an infringement of their rights if the tables are turned.

7 years ago

Harry Reid Exposes The Koch Brothers As The Force Behind The GOP’s Obama Obstruction

Today on the Senate floor Reid accused Republicans of bowing to the Koch brothers with their SCOTUS blockade against Judge…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Celebrates 2 Big Caucus Wins By Destroying Scott Walker In Wisconsin

Bernie Sanders celebrated his two big caucus victories in Washington and Alaska by destroying Gov. Scott Walker and the Koch…

7 years ago

Trump Authorizes the Heritage Foundation To Nominate SCOTUS Justices

Trump embraced an organization as bigoted and racist as he is and authorized them to stack the Court with equally…

7 years ago

Obama Heeds Pentagon Concerns and Bans Atlantic Oil Drilling

To protect the environment and national security, President Obama heeded the Pentagon and banned Atlantic drilling.

7 years ago

Rauner Tells Illinois Democrats if They Won’t Punish the Taxpayers, He Will: Part II of a Series Covering Illinois Politics

Rauner has chosen to plunder the state for his own private interest and those of his cronies.

7 years ago

Overwhelming Majority of Voters Want To Rein In Charter Schools

A new nationwide poll shows the American people overwhelmingly agree that public education should not exist to enrich and profit…

7 years ago

Exclusive: Koch brothers will not use funds to try to block Trump nomination

The Koch brothers, the most powerful conservative mega donors in the United States, will not use their $400 million political…

7 years ago

Mormon Republicans Continue Bundy’s War On Americans’ Public Lands

Mormon Rob Bishop (R-UT) wants to deliver America’s public lands, national parks, forests, and wilderness areas to Koch Industries’ control

7 years ago

It’s The Kochs, Not Republicans Prohibiting A SCOTUS Nominee Vote

The mainstream media must identify the real American government and Supreme Court “hostage takers;” the Koch brothers

7 years ago

SCOTUS Conservatives Give the Kochs What They Want and Ruled Against Humanity

The fossil fuel industry said no more regulations and the conservative justices obediently complied

7 years ago

Complacency and EmoProgs Aided Conservatives’ Drive To Rewrite the Constitution

There have been a few articles lately that began appearing last October making a compelling case that while the 2016…

7 years ago

Clinton and Sanders Rip The Kochs For Trying To Steal Healthcare From Vets At MSNBC Debate

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders both ripped into the Koch brothers for forming a front group that is trying to…

7 years ago

Republican Meltdown As The Koch Brothers Are Preparing To Declare War On Donald Trump

If Donald Trump wins Iowa and New Hampshire, the Koch brothers are set to mobilize their money and grassroots network…

7 years ago

Greedy Republicans Will Take Everything From Americans, Including Their Lives

It is nearly impossible to list everything Republicans have already indicated they will take from Americans given the opportunity

7 years ago

President Obama On The Verge Of Issuing A “Citizens United Stunner”

Obama is about to issue an executive order requiring companies doing business with the federal government to disclose political contributions

7 years ago

Resignation? Jail Gov. Rick Snyder, Make Corporations Pay For Poisoning 25,000 Children

Snyder was well aware of the lead-tainted water before long before he claims he learned he was poisoning children.

7 years ago

Instead Of Calling For War Against American ISIS, Republicans Join Bundy Insurgency

Michele Fiore (R-Clark County) wants other Republicans to join the armed insurgents in the Koch-Mormon war against our federal government

7 years ago

Sheldon Adelson Didn’t Expect Journalists at His New Paper to Uncover His Purchase

Adelson bought a paper expecting to solidify his position in Las Vegas. What he didn't expect was that its journalists…

7 years ago

Stop Praising A Koch Victory That Increases Climate Change and Enriches the Oil Industry

No wonder Republicans were praising themselves; just one unrelated-to-spending rider in a spending bill gave the Kochs tens-of-billions annually and…

7 years ago

Republicans Give the Kochs and Big Oil Billions Annually To Export Domestic Oil

Republicans are inserting a rider in the omnibus spending bill eliminating the ban on oil exports developed to protect American…

7 years ago

ExxonMobil Defies Kochs – Warns Governments Must Intervene To Prevent Climate Catastrophe

ExxonMobil is the second leading oil corporation to publicly admit that climate change is real, following Shell Oil's admission in…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Hits The Kochs Where It Hurts With People Before Polluters Plan

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is proposing a new plan that would deliver a devastating blow to the…

7 years ago

Republicans Ramp Up The Koch Crusade And Inquisition Against Science

When NOAA published research using empirical data to refute GOP climate-change denial, Lamar Smith (R-TX) subpoenaed to the scientists

7 years ago

Koch’s Justice Reform Proposal Restricts Prosecution For Environmental Violations

The Kochs want to pollute with impunity by simply claiming they were unaware that it was a federal violation to…

7 years ago

Kochs Secretly Fund the NRA, Chamber of Commerce, Religious Right and Club For Growth

Every Republican at every level of government spouts the same lie, the same twisted logic, to harm American workers

7 years ago

Republicans Demand America’s 1920s Government Be Put Back In Place

Republicans want a government like that of the 1920s when the rich were given free rein to economically rape the…

7 years ago

ALEC and Duke Energy Going After A Small N.C. Non-Profit And Church For Going Solar

The school is not paying Duke Energy for the electricity being generated by that clean source of electrical power, the…

7 years ago

Whining Kochs Admit They Expect Results After Buying Republicans In Government

The Kochs want to convince Americans that they really love America. They just hate that America has a government they…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Blows Up The Koch Publicity Tour With A Ten Megaton Truth Bomb

Bernie Sanders stopped the Koch propaganda tour dead in its tracks by delivering the facts about the Koch brothers agenda…

7 years ago

Obama Refuses TransCanada Request to Suspend Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

TransCanada claims they need more time to work with American officials but the real reason is to avoid a losing…

7 years ago

The Kochs Keep America Behind The Developed World In Using Free Energy

The Koch brothers are doing everything in their power to restrict Americans from tapping into the free energy from sunlight.

7 years ago

Floridians’ Lawsuit Against Jeb Bush, Rick Scott and the Kochs Goes To SCOTUS

The crux of the case against the Kochs, Bush, and Scott is that they conspired to build what appears to…

7 years ago

The Koch Brothers Complain About Buying Low Quality Republicans Who Lack Substance

The Koch brothers have no right to complain about the tone of Republican politics because it is exactly what they…

7 years ago

GOP Extremism Is Not Palin’s Fault – Former W.H. Chief of Staff Is Mistaken

William M. Daly mistakenly claims the GOP's "insanity" began when Senator John McCain chose Sarah Palin to be his running…

7 years ago

Republicans Protect and Serve The Industry That Really Harms and Damages the Unborn

A new study finds that expectant mothers living in active fracking areas are 40 percent more likely to give birth…

7 years ago

House Republicans Are Targeting Scientists For Harassment and Intimidation

Armed with "suspicious subpoena power," the House Science Committee is using its authority to conduct a witch hunt against NOAA…

7 years ago

Koch Republicans Advance Plan To Eliminate America’s National Parks

Now that the Kochs own Congress and were able to install a willing anti-government Republican as Chairman of the House…

7 years ago

Utah Republican Introduces Koch Legislation To Begin Eliminating National Parks

Killing off the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) will mean that America's most iconic landscapes will be exploited…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Takes Out Jeb Bush and The Koch Brothers With A Hurricane Of Liberalism

A liberal hurricane swept ashore today as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) took out both Jeb Bush and…

7 years ago

Hillary Clinton Unifies Democrats – Opposes Keystone XL On Climate Change Grounds

There must be ten or twenty immediate reasons a person can give for opposing a foreign corporation, TransCanada's crusade to…

7 years ago

Washington Post Conservative Claims That Honoring the Pope is Hating America

The Koch brothers are executing a well-planned assault on the Pope by portraying him as a Pagan and his followers…

7 years ago

Koch Brothers Crushed As Chosen Candidate Scott Walker Gets

The chosen candidate of the Koch brothers, Gov. Scott Walker (R-WI), has fallen to dead last at less than 1%…

7 years ago

Scott Walker Commits Political Suicide By Promising To Step Up His War On American Workers

With his poll numbers in free fall, Walker has decided to step up his war on American workers.

7 years ago

Republicans Have Spent 2015 Working For Foreigners, the Kochs, and Religious Extremists

Under Republican control, Congress has not laid any taxes to provide for anything, much less for the general welfare of…

7 years ago

Victory For Education: State Supreme Court Rules Charter Schools Unconstitutional

The Washington state Supreme Court has ruled, in a very one-sided decision of 6 - 3 that charter schools are…

7 years ago

President Obama Fights For the American Workers Republicans Hate

Obama defends workers' right to earn the federal minimum wage and overtime protections; something Republicans believe is an abomination

7 years ago

Here’s Why The Bernie Sanders Iowa Surge Should Terrify The Koch Brothers

The Koch brothers should be terrified by the Bernie Sanders surge in Iowa because it demonstrates that the movement is…

7 years ago

Bombshell Report Reveals That The Kochs Profited From The Misery Of Katrina Victims

The Bridge Project released a report documenting the Kochs' role in compounding the impact of Katrina, while profiting from the…

7 years ago

Charles Koch Says It’s Undignified for the President to Tell the Truth About The Kochs

Charles Koch could not believe the President would do something that "flabbergasted" the dirty billionaire like telling the truth

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Urges Unions To Stand Up And Use Their Power To Crush The Koch Brothers

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders called on unions to rise up and join his political revolution to defeat the Koch…

7 years ago

Former Reagan And Bush Senior Policy Advisor Says Trump Exposes Crazy and Stupid In The GOP

Bruce Bartlett says policies don't matter for the GOP, only attitude. "And Trump has exactly the right 'chip on your…

7 years ago

Conservative Prays For Katrina-Like Disaster In Chicago To Give Corporations Government Control

Instead of noting how inept the Bush response to help tens-of-thousands of Americans was, or mourning the loss of 1,800…

7 years ago

Inaction In the Bundy Standoff Legitimizes Anti-Government Sedition In Montana

Republicans are guilty of inciting insurrection against the authority of the United States by supporting armed, anti-government militias

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Sends A Message To The Kochs By Drawing 28,000 To Rally

The record breaking crowds are becoming part of the routine for the Bernie Sanders campaign, but it is the message…

7 years ago

Charles Koch Admits He Needs More Power To Control The Government

Most Americans are unaware, tragically, that America is dangerously close to becoming a fully-fledged plutocracy run by the Koch brothers

7 years ago

Kochs And ALEC Make War Against Americans And Pope Francis Public

The mainstream media is finally reporting that the Koch's legislative arm ALEC is moving into the open to prevent action…

7 years ago

Dirty Liar Charles Koch Campaigns As An Advocate For the Poor

The only regard Charles or David Koch have for the poor is keeping them in poverty and subjugated to the…

7 years ago

Bernie Sanders Shreds GOP Science Deniers While Applauding Obama Climate Change Initiative

Bernie Sanders went where the media won't while supporting President Obama's climate change initiative. Sanders bluntly called out the Republican…

8 years ago

Ted Cruz Auditions to be the Koch’s Paid Whore on Capitol Hill

Ted Cruz is spending this weekend with the Kochs, and what is going on in that ocean-side retreat has nothing…

8 years ago

Federal Appeals Court Dealt McConnell And the Kochs A Bad Day

The Appellate Court ruled that the ban on federal campaign contributions by individuals who contract with the government is constitutional.…

8 years ago

Bush, Cruz, Rubio and Walker To Attend Koch Brothers’ Summit To Grovel For Their Support

Several of the leading GOP candidates are planning to attend a Koch-sponsored event in Southern California to court billionaire donors.

8 years ago

Bernie Sanders Confirms That His Campaign’s Goal Is To Take Down The Kochs

Thousands of House parties will be held in all fifty states on Wednesday as Sen. Bernie Sanders will tell supporters…

8 years ago

We Need To Phase Out Medicare, Says Jeb Bush at Koch Brothers Sponsored Event

Jeb Bush told an audience at a Koch brothers' sponsored Americans for Prosperity event in New Hampshire, that we need…

8 years ago

Mitch McConnell Wants To Rob Pensions To Fund Highway Repairs

As long as the Kochs own Congress, Republicans will propose robbing the elderly to pay for projects that benefit the…

8 years ago