A federal court on Tuesday blocked efforts by officials in California to force a conservative group to hand over the names of its donors, saying the order could violate those donors’ First Amendment rights.
College environmentalists are using public records laws to investigate the circumstances surrounding the hiring of an economist at the University of Kansas (KU) who has spoken out against wind subsidies, according to his attorney.
The Koch Brothers rented out Orlando’s Universal Studios in 2013 for their army of activists to enjoy. Those in attendance loved it. Some liberals lost their minds over it.
Some excellent reporting at the Washington Post has raised serious question about Rolling Stone’s widely celebrated (initially) account of campus rape at the University of Virginia. The pop culture magazine has since sought to distance itself from the story, and has admitted to fact-checking errors. The magazine will almost certainly face lawsuits as a result.
Future Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is profiled in today’s New York Times. Amazingly, the Koch brothers are not mentioned once.
Conservative groups frequently derided as tools of powerful business interests are lobbying hard against a package of tax breaks for American businesses.
Attorney General Eric Holder heaped praise on the billionaire Koch Brothers during an interview with the Marshall Project today.
This year’s midterm elections produced a number of winners and losers. Among the losers we can count the likes of Hillary Clinton, Tom Steyer, Sandra Fluke, Wendy Davis, Ron Paul, Barack Obama (obviously), Harry Reid, and other enemies of freedom. Winners include: America, Mitch McConnell, moral progress, and, above all, the Koch brothers.
The Republican wave was a crucial step on the road to Kochtopia, which would be like heaven on earth for pot smokers, gay marriage advocates, bald eagles enthusiasts, art lovers, people who like hospitals and equality in education, and those who love America.
My must read of the day is “’Dear Koch Brothers: We Aren’t Going Anywhere’,” in Politico.
In addition to funding hospitals and scholarships for minority students, the Koch brothers are trying to undermine the America Dream by providing scholarships and training to public defenders to ensure that all Americans are adequately protected by the right to counsel.