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The "Koch Brothers" and the John Birch society?

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  • Independent
    Ft.myers, FL
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    Lately I've not heard anything about these organizations on what they are doing in the election. In the past "Eternal" always wrote about that. I just wonder what they will do to get it their way. Schmidt could research this I guess.
  • Center Left
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    Central, FL
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    Something I have wondered is campaign finance. Rules and laws exist but involve checks and wire transfers. I imagine a box of cash (Koch) can solve problems.
  • Liberal Democrat
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    Colorado Springs, CO
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    SourceWatch: Koch candidates, 2016

    The Koch brothers have been spreading their money around in federal, state and local elections. However, as SourceWatch reports, the bulk of the Koch network spending is through dark money vehicles that don't disclose the donors or the recipients

  • Democrat
    Hot Springs Village, AR
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    Speaking of "dark money," I recommend Jane Mayer's book sporting that title. Early on there's far from complete but informative list of like minded true believer billionaires who attend the Koch retreats.