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Mon Sep 10, 2018, 02:32 PM

 

Koch brothers' network launches new super PAC

Source: CNN

(CNN)Americans for Prosperity, the sprawling Koch political network, announced Monday the launch of a new super PAC arm as the organization gears up for the final stretch of the 2018 midterms.

The new super PAC was described as "a new tool to build broad policy coalitions in Congress to help advance AFP's vision," which "will advocate for candidates who share our commitment to breaking internal and external barriers that prevent people from realizing their full potential."
The super PAC, called "AFP Action," will operate independently of the network's preexisting 501(c)(4) nonprofit and with some key advantages.
Per campaign finance laws, the new group will be able to spend unlimited sums on election activities while being subject to some loose disclosure requirements, The nonprofit arm, however, is subject to even looser disclosure requirements but must dedicate a portion of their spending to "social welfare" activities that cannot explicitly target elections.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/10/politics/koch-brothers-launch-new-super-pac-afp-action/index.html



as if one Koch super pac isn't enough

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Response to elmac (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2018, 02:58 PM

1. Name It More Prosperity For Only Billionaires PAC

 

Just like their other PAC.

Koch scum.

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Response to elmac (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2018, 03:12 PM

2. Do they ever account for any of this money - EVER?

Since when do PACs qualify for nonprofit tax-free status? They're not a charity by any means and they certainly don't provide educational or community services. They should be paying taxes just like every corporation and organization in the US.

The feds are investigating the Trump family's fake "charity" which is a total scam. When all that comes out it will be time to look into these super PACs that are nothing but right-wing lobby groups.

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 10, 2018, 03:24 PM

3. what little policing they had before tRump is all gone now

 

these pacs can just about get away with anything, just like churches, and stay tax free, donate as much money as they want to swing elections, and use money from foreign agents, aka, putin, no one would know.

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Response to elmac (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2018, 05:13 PM

4. 501(c)(4) nonprofit ? Isn't that some bullshit. Everything they're involved in is about profit.

 

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Response to elmac (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2018, 05:44 PM

5. It's like he starts a new PAC every week. Can't find how many to date, but there's more than one.

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Response to elmac (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2018, 06:53 PM

6. Either they are stopped or it's the end of democratic governance. n/t

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Response to elmac (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2018, 07:39 PM

7. I think it is all Russian money

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Response to elmac (Original post)

Mon Sep 10, 2018, 08:28 PM

8. I'm sure they have a

Never ending supply of money! Let them spend spend, WE have the VOTES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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