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Wed Oct 17, 2012, 02:43 AM

America 360, Pro-Scott Brown Super PAC, Funded Almost Entirely By Koch Brother Company

Source: Huffington Post

A new super PAC launched this month to support the campaign of Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) is getting serious help from billionaire energy mogul William Koch.

The contributions, channeled to the America 360 super PAC through a donation by Koch's energy company, Oxbow Carbon LLC, are listed at $500,000, according to a report by the Public Campaign Action Fund. America 360's only other receipts listed on the FEC report are two separate $25,000 donations, one from a former top Goldman Sachs executive, the other from a Boston-area real estate developer.

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America 360 made its first foray in favor of Brown last week, when the group spent around $200,000 on mailers accusing Warren of favoring higher taxes, more spending and increasingly burdensome regulations. Warren has frequently targeted Brown for his support for continued oil subsidies, a significant issue for the Koch family considering their billions of dollars of interests in the industry.

Bill Koch, the twin brother of David Koch and younger brother of Charles Koch, is estimated to be worth $4 billion. His siblings are more well-known for their extensive contributions to Republican causes, but Bill Koch has given $3 million to the pro-Mitt Romney super PAC Restore Our Future through his privately held companies -- Oxbow Carbon and Huron Carbon.


Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/16/america-360-scott-brown-koch-oxbow_n_1971421.html

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TomCADem Oct 2012 OP
Downwinder Oct 2012 #1
Ken Burch Oct 2012 #2
freshwest Oct 2012 #3
FailureToCommunicate Oct 2012 #4
Panasonic Oct 2012 #5
cstanleytech Oct 2012 #6

Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Wed Oct 17, 2012, 02:58 AM

1. America 360, is that like donuts in the parking lot?

Or 360s in a holding pattern, not going anywhere?

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Response to Downwinder (Reply #1)

Wed Oct 17, 2012, 03:05 AM

2. "America Going Round In Circles".

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Wed Oct 17, 2012, 03:12 AM

3. Hope the people of MA are smart enough to see this is a bribe.

Every state they front a candidate in, sells off all the state resources to the Koch brothers. If this was 1776. the Declaration of Independence might not have enshrined King George as the author of their problems. What these guys are doing to America is exactly what Jefferson warned us about and the people of MA should know better than to fall for this.

I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country. ~ Thomas Jefferson, letter to George Logan, 12 November 1816

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Wed Oct 17, 2012, 07:33 AM

4. ANOTHER evil billionaire Koch-roach brother?!?! They are a plague.

Aided by the Citizens United disaster, of course...

Elections have consequences!

GOTV!

http://elizabethwarren.com/

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Response to FailureToCommunicate (Reply #4)

Wed Oct 17, 2012, 10:01 AM

5. Oh we *LURV* our Koch brother here in Colorado

 

Not.

Turned his Colorado Ranch to a version of the Old West.

Wanted the state to pay for protection from the cliffs off his private property. (State said "nope")

Recent article claims Koch kidnapped and imprisoned an executive in his ranch. Felony under Colorado law, and with the recent Ridgeway kidnapping/murder, I think Colorado should just make an example out of this idiot for kidnapping.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Wed Oct 17, 2012, 01:31 PM

6. What we need is a "Dont be a Koch sucker" ad campaign

to point out whos funding it.

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