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Newest EPA board member — Fossil fuels are good for the Earth

Acting EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler has put eight new members on the agency’s main board of external science advisers, including an outspoken skeptic of climate change.

Op-Ed: Trump/Cruz antics — Should the 2016 election be held in a zoo?

Washington - Maybe this election should be held in a zoo, or an ant farm. The two GOP candidates are now attacking each other’s wives. A pic of Trump’s wife was posted, followed by a pic of Cruz’s wife. Class acts, these guys are not.

Op-Ed: Judge: Anti-Planned Parenthood group must turn over the evidence

On Friday, a federal judge said that the anti-abortion group attacking Planned Parenthood with heavily edited videos cannot refuse to turn over pieces of evidence by pleading the Fifth Amendment.

Op-Ed: Campaign Manager: Sanders raises $1.5 mn in less than 24 hours

Washington D.c. - It seemed like a long shot, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has proved otherwise — so far. Having jumped into the race for the presidency, Sanders has managed to raise more money than GOP hopefuls Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio. Who'd a-thunk it.

Op-Ed: Walker compares unions to ISIS, gets well-deserved slap by Warren

Madison - One thing is becoming very clear about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker: Either he is a bumbling fool or he needs to fire his speech writer. When Walker compared unions to ISIS, Sen. Warren handed his cluelessness back to him on a rhetorical platter.

Op-Ed: Duhhhmocracy — Kochs will spend $899 million on 2016 elections

Washington D.c. - Good news, paycheck watchers — you can be sure that at least two of America’s 312 million people will be well represented in 2016. The geriatric answer to the Olsen Twins, the Koch Brothers, will spend just under $1 billion in the 2016 elections.

Op-Ed: Wealth tips from the 10 richest people in the world

2014 saw some changes on the leaderboard of the world's richest people. But they all have some things in common we common folk can learn from in order to get rich, or more likely die trying.

Op-Ed: Bad news piles up for Joni Ernst embracing Koch Brothers tenets

Des Moines - Joni Ernst, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, credits the infamous Koch Brothers for her quick "trajectory" in Iowa politics. The liberal advocacy group MoveOn.org is spending "five-figures" on the message she is in the billionaire brothers pockets.

Tennessee delivers 2 setbacks to Koch Brothers

Tennessee voters have re-elected three judges despite a heated campaign to unseat them, and the state legislature voted for a public transit project despite intense lobbying against it, both efforts funded by the ultra-conservative Koch brothers.

Op-Ed: Koch brothers donate $25 million to United Negro College Fund

Washington - It's difficult to imagine a more priceless photo than one of Senate Leader Harry Reid’s face upon learning that the billionaire industrialist Koch brothers donated $25 million to United Negro College Fund.

Koch brothers strike again, nixing zoo funding

The conservative Americans for Prosperity — a Koch brothers-funded organization — mounted an aggressive campaign to defeat an increase in public funding for the Columbus Zoo and would do it again.

Op-Ed: ALEC and the Koch brothers fight solar energy with surcharges

Citizens across the U.S. are attempting to break free of the fossil fuel industry and do what state and federal governments are unwilling to do by installing solar panels. They now face a backlash from politicians and the energy companies they back.

Koch Brothers conservative tentacles reaching into local politics

No longer content with trying to shape national politics with their particular brand of hyperconservatism, the billionaire Koch brothers are turning their attention to more localized issues and elections.

Koch brothers thinking about buying newspapers across U.S.

Billionaire funders of the Tea Party, the Koch brothers, have reportedly expressed interest in buying several newspapers across the United States.

Zach Galifianakis: The Koch brothers ‘are creepy’

Actor Zach Galifianakis referred to billionaires Charles and David Koch as ‘creepy’ Monday during an interview about his upcoming movie, “The Campaign.”

Op-Ed: Update on Herman Cain, the Koch brothers and the Federal Reserve

Washington Post has released the article, “Cain’s longtime ties to controversial Koch brothers’ group key to his surging presidential bid,” with Cain’s entire political platform under the Koch organization, Americans for Prosperity.

Herman Cain and the Koch Brothers - political bedmates?

Based out of Wichita, Kansas, the wealthy Koch brothers own businesses in 45 states and 60 countries. They are accused of bankrolling right-wing political action groups and think tanks, in addition to illegally selling chemical equipment to Iran.

Op-Ed: The GOP pledges allegiance to Grover Norquist over U.S. citizens

Ever wonder why the Republican response for this country's ailments is tax cuts for millionaires and large corporations? Meet Grover Norquist, the man responsible for locking GOP state and federal lawmakers into opposing new taxes for decades.

Op-Ed: Florida Legislature hatches judicial branch take-over scheme

If you're a Florida lawmaker whose bills keep getting thrown out of court because they're illegal, what do you do? You fabricate a judicial crisis to take over the courts, create a bill, call it a Constitutional amendment, and hope voters buy it.

Op-Ed: The GOP's costly Wisconsin Koch binge is a wake-up call

The GOP's Koch-driven declaration of war on Wisconsin workers - coming soon to a state near you -- and the deceptive passage of controversial union-busting legislation is a wake-up call that is sparking outrage and igniting a recall movement..

Op-Ed: The illusory multi-million dollar ads campaign comes to Wisconsin

When shady groups start running shadowy ads to aid in Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's war on the working class, learning how to recognize the doublespeak and deceptive propaganda can go a long way towards winning it.

Clarence Thomas Defends His Honor At Federalist Society Dinner

Charlottesville - Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spoke at a banquet last night sponsored by the conservative Federalist Society lambasting critics who accuse him of impartiality because of his attendance at a meeting with the Koch brothers.

Op-Ed: Now more than ever, it's important to vote on election day

Faux 'Tea Party' movements funded by billionaires like the Koch brothers, and foreign funds from the 'U.S.' Chamber of Commerce could return this country to the G.W. Bush administration days or worse. Now more than ever, it's important to vote

Op-Ed: Tea for one- The Republican Party Civil War

The rout of the RNC candidates goes on with the nomination of Delaware Tea Party candidate Christine O’Donnell as the latest KO of a Republican veteran, Mike Castle, a moderate GOP candidate with nine terms in Congress and twice a Governor.
 

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