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Fri Dec 23, 2016, 12:26 AM

 

Dark Money:

The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right


A Must Read: Jane Mayer’s ‘Dark Money’ Uncovers Hidden History of Billionaire Kochs
In her new book, the New Yorker writer considers the damage the Koch brothers' network has done to our democracy.

http://billmoyers.com/story/a-must-read-jane-mayers-dark-money-uncovers-the-hidden-history-of-billionaires/

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The Kochs are ruining our country and now with tRump it will get worse quicker.
They are sadistic sociopaths and greedy mofos.

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lordsummerisle Dec 2016 #1
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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 12:40 AM

1. I read the first half

but couldn't finish it. Oligarchy seems here to stay and I can't deal with it...

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Response to lordsummerisle (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 12:50 AM

2. My spouse is reading it now

 

I'll read it soon.

She's learning a lot.
Lots I already knew.

Can't wait to read it.

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Response to SHRED (Original post)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 02:49 AM

3. The Kochs are responsible for the onslaught

Against our state governments through ALEC, which has led to voter suppression, unreliable voting machines, and gerrymandering. Frankly, their state by state strategy has been widely successful. Now they're on to the federal.

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Response to citizen blues (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 23, 2016, 03:28 AM

4. Shadow government

 

Better organized than the political parties.
It has come for our Commons, our public trust. They come to wreak havoc on a Federal level now.
This is tough to stomach.

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