Sunday, October 9, 2011

Secret Sins of Kochs And... We Need More Drum Circles

The Koch brothers have given more than $100 million to conservative politicians and right-wing front groups. But even after they were exposed for working with Iran-- in fact, funneling millions of dollars in Iranian cash to right-wing politicians in America-- nothing has moved any of the Republicans-- nor Koch-friendly Blue Dogs like John Barrow (GA), Dan Boren (OK), Mike Ross (AR) and Collin Peterson (MN)-- to return the money. Among the Kochs' biggest recipients of Iranian-tainted cash are House Members Eric Cantor (R-VA), Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Paul Ryan (R-WI), Fred Upton (R-MI), Steve King (R-IA), Charlie Dent (R-PA), Frank Guinta (R-NH), Paul Broun (R-GA), Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Senators Scott Brown (R-MA), Ron Johnson (R-WI), David Diapers Vitter (R-LA), Mark Kirk (R-IL), Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Roy Blunt (R-MO), John Thune (R-SD), Jim DeMint (R-SC), Rand Paul (R-KY), Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Susan Collins (R-ME). But none of them have agreed to return a nickel. In his classic OccupyWallStreet column Thursday, Confronting the Malefactors, Krugman was surely including each and every one of them. more at link...

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