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flpoljunkie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:42 AM
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WSJ Washington Wire: A Democrat Praises Koch Industries
A Democrat Praises Koch Industries
Its not every day you hear a Democrat defend Koch Industries on the floor of the U.S. House.


Rep. Dan Boren (D., Okla.) (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, David McDaniel, File)

After all, Charles and David Koch, co-owners of one of the largest privately held conglomerates in the U.S., have become Public Enemies No. 1 and No. 2 for most Democrats by bankrolling Republican candidates and a number of prominent conservative causes.

But Oklahoma Rep. Dan Boren, whose conservative voting record sometimes makes him look more like a Republican than a Democrat, praised Koch Industries on Wednesday during debate over legislation to strip the Environmental Protection Agency of its authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.

Im proud of the work Koch Industries brings to my district and its record of environmental stewardship, said Mr. Boren.

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http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2011/04/06/a-democrat-pra...
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:44 AM
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1. There are probably more than a few Dems on Koch......
..... Andrew Cuomo being one of them.


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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:46 AM
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2. +1
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Monk06 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 06:53 AM
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3. All Righty Then !!!!
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Turbineguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 07:00 AM
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4. Well then,
if they are such stewards of the environment, those EPA regs won't be an issue for them.
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hobbit709 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 07:22 AM
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5. What do you expect from a Kochroach.
Edited on Thu Apr-07-11 07:23 AM by hobbit709
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ProSense Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 07:43 AM
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6. Boren voted to repeal the health care law.
Major asshole.

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Me. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 07:48 AM
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7. Democrat?
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Guy Whitey Corngood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 08:59 AM
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9. "record of environmental stewardship, Talk about giving prostitutes a bad name. nt
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tallahasseedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-07-11 09:48 AM
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10. I'll be glad to donate to anyone
who opposes him in the next election.
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