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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:00 AM

In Ironic Christmas Card, Koch-Backed Group Labels Itself Ebenezer Scrooge

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2012/12/18/1350551/in-ironic-christmas-card-koch-backed-group-labels-itself-ebenezer-scrooge/

In Ironic Christmas Card, Koch-Backed Group Labels Itself Ebenezer Scrooge

By Stephen Lacey on Dec 18, 2012 at 9:38 am

Americans for Prosperity, the Tea Party organization founded and partly funded by the oil billionaire Koch Brothers, is leading the charge against federal renewable energy investments — even while vigorously defending permanent tax subsidies for the oil and gas industry.

So AFP’s mock Christmas card featuring the stingy, cranky Ebenezer Scrooge disparaging wind tax credits illustrates the organization’s stance perfectly:



While voters overwhelmingly back government support of renewable energy and a transition away from fossil fuels, Americans for Prosperity sits scowling in the dark, attempting to protect the fossil fuel industry’s subsidies under the guise of the “free market.”

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bananas Dec 2012 OP
tanyev Dec 2012 #1
ROBROX Dec 2012 #2
Tace Dec 2012 #3
Fumesucker Dec 2012 #4
Tace Dec 2012 #5

Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 09:12 AM

1. They probably think A Christmas Carol is a tragedy.

Heroic codger succumbs to the temptation of mawkish sentiment.

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Response to bananas (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:01 PM

2. ONLY IS IN THE SOUTH DO THEY THINK

 

This would be a good idea. This is so wrong is stinks as I read it. The old fossils are still trying to spread their EVIL when they could just BANK their money and die.

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Response to ROBROX (Reply #2)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 05:46 PM

3. If I Had My Number... I'd Go Fishing

If I had about $10 million, I could spend spend about $250,000/year and not even spend the original sum.

I sure as hell wouldn't waste any time trying to make more money.

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Response to Tace (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 05:55 PM

4. For the most part you don't get that kind of money without being obsessed by making money

I suspect most of them can't stop even if they wanted to, it's what they know and who they are.

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Response to Fumesucker (Reply #4)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:24 PM

5. Seems Crazy

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