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Sen. Joe Manchin criticizes Harry Reid’s attacks on Koch brothers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 5:46pm 4/10/2014 at 5:46pm

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia apparently isn’t hopping on the Koch Obsession bandwagon with some of his colleagues.

When asked in a FOX News interview whether he thinks it helps or hurts the cause for the country and for Congress when Harry Reid continually brings up the Koch brothers, Manchin...

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Sen. Reid: Paul Ryan budget proposal a blueprint for ‘modern Kochtopia’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 4:00pm 4/1/2014 at 4:00pm

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apparently fallen even deeper into the #Kochspiracy black hole.

From Politico:

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid preemptively slammed the budget proposal Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) will release Tuesday, calling it a document written to pander to the Koch brothers and other billionaires.

“It’s a blueprint for a modern…...

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Despite Best Efforts of Democrats, Most Americans Have Never Heard of the Koch Brothers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 11:00am 3/30/2014 at 11:00am

First and foremost, let’s be clear, the Koch Brothers are not the monsters that Democrats have made them out to be. They’re not even hard right conservatives but libertarians who have given large donations to many causes even liberals like.

The reason the Kochs have been singled out by the left is...

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Rachel Maddow’s come undone with Koch Derangement Syndrome

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 5:06pm 1/9/2014 at 5:06pm

We have addressed Koch Derangement Syndrome before.  One of the most obsessive purveyors was Think Progress.

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10 Creepy liberal reactions to creepy Obamacare videos

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 20, 2013 at 7:00am 9/20/2013 at 7:00am

Two videos have been released by Generation Operation as part of a national campus push to convince young people not to sign up for Obamacare.

If young people don’t sign up, Obamacare become even more unsustainable, because the voodoo-economics behind it depend on the system sucking money out of the young to...

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Man to plead guilty in 2011 Anonymous cyberattack on Koch Industries

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 2:14pm 9/7/2013 at 2:14pm

A Missouri man will plead guilty for his role in connection with a 2011 series of cyberattacks on websites associated with Koch Industries that occurred during the recall protests against Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.

From the Smok...

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Why is Daily Kos so afraid of some speech competition from the Koch Brothers?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:00pm 5/9/2013 at 6:00pm

The Daily Kos is reacting very hysterically to the mere possibility that the Koch Brothers might buy 8 Tribune Co. newspapers, including the L.A. Times.

Kos has teamed up with SEIU and others to try to pressure the Tribune not to sell the papers to the Koch Brothers, as noted at Hot...

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The Koch Sequester

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 4:39pm 4/30/2013 at 4:39pm

If Koch Brothers Buy LA Times, Half of Staff May Quit:

At a Los Angeles Times in-house awards ceremony a week ago, columnist Steve Lopez addressed the elephant in the room.

Speaking to the entire staff, he said, “Raise your hand if you would quit if the paper was bought by Austin Beutner’s...

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American Women, not Koch Brothers, birthed the Tea Party Movement

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 1:30pm 2/16/2013 at 1:30pm

When Professor Jacobson reported that cancer funding research had been used to smear the Tea Party, calling it a tool of a big tobacco and the Koch brothers based on plans hatched over a decade ago, I had one thought:

Anti-Tea Party advocates suffer from the single biggest case of projection in the...

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Your cancer research funding at work (attacking the Tea Party)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2013 at 10:00am 2/15/2013 at 10:00am

Had I but world enough and time, I would write something original about the sickeningly stupid argument that the Tobacco industry and Koch brothers began planning for the Tea Party movement over a decade ago and long before anyone had even thought up the Stimulus and Obamacare legislation which actually sparked...

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Koch not backing down, and neither should you

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 7, 2012 at 3:02pm 12/7/2012 at 3:02pm

There are no figures more unfairly attacked by the left than the Koch brothers.

Power Line has an extensive write up on...

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A Fair Assessment of Think Progress

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 2:22pm 6/14/2011 at 2:22pm

John Hinderaker of Power Line Blog has done an excellent job tracking down and debunking the serial lies of Think Progress regarding the Koch brothers.  I’ve chimed in too from time to time, but John really has led the charge.

In a post today, John demonstrates yet another Think Progress lie supposedly...

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Another Misleading Think Progress Attack On Koch and Walker, and Prosser Too

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 2:37pm 4/14/2011 at 2:37pm

The conspiracy theories run deep at Think Progress when it comes to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Koch Industries.

The latest post by Lee Fang, the designated Koch investigator at Think Progress, attempts to bring David Prosser into the conspiracy as well, by claiming that recent environmental regulations and court rulings are payback to...

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Koch Derangement Syndrome Hits Case Western Reserve Law School

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9:15am 4/7/2011 at 9:15am

TaxProf has the details on a campaign to prevent a conservative scholar from becoming Dean of Case Western Reserve Law School:

 And now a public controversy has erupted over one of its dean search finalists:  Bradley A. Smith, Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Designated Professor of Law at Capital, a well known conservative campaign...

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Salon.com Commenter Calls for Lynching Of Koch Brothers

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 10:13pm 3/5/2011 at 10:13pm

The comments directed at the Koch brothers at left-wing blogs have been among the most vile I have seen anywhere on any topic.

But this one by frequent...

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Who Could Have Imagined Koch Prank Call Was Identity Theft?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 5:48pm 3/5/2011 at 5:48pm

The New York Times had an article today about David Koch, focused on the opening of a cancer center in Boston donated by Koch, but also touching on the Think Progress and left-wing smear campaign against Koch.

Koch made an interesting comment regarding the “prank” call in which a left-wing blogger impersonated Koch to...

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Koch Derangement Syndrome Jumped The Shark Rather Quickly

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 10:22pm 3/3/2011 at 10:22pm

A campaign by Think Progress to demonize and marginalize the Koch brothers has jumped the shark.

No, I’m not referring to the cretin who posted a comment here calling me a “Koch whore.”

No, I’m not referring to the theft of David Koch’s identity by a liberal blogger.

No, I’m not even referring to the...

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