The good folks over at InsideClimateNews have been tracking the assault by Koch Industries on the environmental and health regulations and global climate science and have come across a link between Koch Industries and the Keystone XL Pipeline project and tar sands oil development. And the link was sitting there in plain sight.
|By: Scarecrow Wednesday October 5, 2011 6:45 am|
|By: David Dayen Sunday January 30, 2011 5:00 pm|
Twenty-five protesters were arrested in Rancho Mirage, California today, at a protest in front of the Rancho Las Palmas resort, site of the “Billionaire’s Caucus,” an annual meeting put on by the Koch Brothers and other corporate entities and conservative movement operators.
|By: David Dayen Sunday January 30, 2011 1:30 pm|
Charles and David Koch are holding something called the “Billionaire’s Caucus” in Rancho Mirage this weekend, one of their periodic meetings with the rich and powerful of the conservative movement (House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is attending this one) to plot strategy for the coming year.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 20, 2010 4:40 pm|
The impending Kochtopus gathering seems quite robust; and the cast of characters involved certainly makes one take notice.
|By: Glenn W. Smith Sunday September 5, 2010 9:30 am|
In Harris County (Houston), Texas, a tea party group called King Street Patriots is engaged in a systematic attack on voting rights. They are working dirty hand in dirty hand with a Republican County voter registrar to suppress the votes of those they believe unworthy, that is, those who might disagree with their own political [...]
|By: Peterr Saturday September 4, 2010 4:00 pm|
Texas energy companies stuck it to California a decade ago, and now they’re coming back again to try to derail California’s law on greenhouse gas emissions.
|By: David Dayen Monday August 30, 2010 2:30 pm|
Koch Industries and its two leaders, Charles and David, are not only out to destroy progressivism and restore Republican dominance in Washington, though that’s a side benefit. They are out to protect their company’s financial industries, which run the gamut of practically every major policy the Obama Administration has tackled this year.
|By: Glenn W. Smith Sunday August 29, 2010 9:30 am|
Glenn Beck’s various endeavors are so superficial and insincere it’s difficult to understand those who fall for his scams. America, of course, has a long tradition of hucksterism. We are a credulous folk, ready to believe in any old snake oil despite the fact that they always fail.