Koch Brothers Net Worth Tops $100 Bil...

Koch Brothers Net Worth Tops $100 Billion as TV Warfare Escalates

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Since: Apr 12

St. Paul, MN

#1 Apr 17, 2014
Charles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who run Wichita, Kansas-based Koch Industries Inc., added $1.3 billion to their collective fortune yesterday on reports that U.S. industrial production gained more than forecast. The surge elevated their net worth to more than $100 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

The Koch’s ascent comes as Freedom Partners, one of their fundraising networks, last week aired its first batch of television ads targeted at this year’s U.S. Senate races, including commercials knocking Democratic Senator Mark Udall of Colorado and Representative Bruce Braley of Iowa for supporting President Barack Obama’s health-care law.

“The Koch brothers are pouring millions into this,” Chris Harris, a campaign spokesman for Senator Udall, said in an e-mail yesterday.“They’re only fighting for their own interests, not Coloradans’. Mark Udall has a long record of fighting for the middle class and stops at nothing to protect Colorado’s special way of life.”

The ads represent an escalation in TV warfare among outside groups intervening in the Iowa and Colorado contests. In both cases, Americans for Prosperity, another Koch organization, criticized Democratic candidates for backing the health-care law.
LIbEralS

Saint Paul, MN

#2 Apr 17, 2014
So what is your point?
Capt Crunch

Sedona, AZ

#3 Apr 17, 2014
LIbEralS wrote:
So what is your point?
The point is to avert attention away from the Nazi loving ghoul, George Soros, who finances any socialist or divisive group in order to increase his wealth. He is not particularly fond of the liberal Democrats, but uses them as useful idiots.

Since: Apr 12

St. Paul, MN

#4 Apr 17, 2014
Capt Crunch wrote:
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The point is to avert attention away from the Nazi loving ghoul, George Soros, who finances any socialist or divisive group in order to increase his wealth. He is not particularly fond of the liberal Democrats, but uses them as useful idiots.
HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA- HA-HA-!!!!!!!!!

Far right wing extremists are SOOOOO funny!
redeemer

Saint Paul, MN

#5 Apr 17, 2014
griddy wrote:
<quoted text>
HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA- HA-HA-!!!!!!!!!
Far right wing extremists are SOOOOO funny!
I agree their a laugh a minute hahaha typical slap stick comedy!
goose

United States

#6 Apr 18, 2014
Yeah, nothing funny about the lefties. They are just pure hate filled bigots that are dangerous.
Capt Crunch

Sedona, AZ

#7 Apr 18, 2014
goose wrote:
Yeah, nothing funny about the lefties. They are just pure hate filled bigots that are dangerous.
Sheeple liberals are too stupid to realize that they are sheeple and lying liberals unless Media Matters tells them so. That's a Soros.org party organ financed by their leader.
or maybe

Minneapolis, MN

#8 Apr 18, 2014
Whatever. If the Koch brothers were multi-billionaires and financed, oh, say, something called MoveOn and other lefty causes, that would be just fine.

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