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Old 10-13-2012, 11:22 PM
 
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This is the type of thuggery that can be expect from radical right wing puppet masters like the Koch's. They have done everything from telling their employees whom to vote for, and now luring a former employee to a secluded ranch and holding them against their will for interrogation.

William Koch, the billionaire energy tycoon and prominent Republican donor, allegedly kidnapped and interrogated at a remote Aspen ranch a former top-level executive whom he suspected of subversion.
According to Courthouse News Service, Kirby Martensen, a former executive of several Koch subsidiaries, has filed suit in federal court seeking punitive damages for the alleged incident. The Huffington Post on Saturday confirmed the story with Martensen’s lawyer.

In the suit, Martensen charges that in March, Koch lured him and other employees to a secluded Aspen ranch—one with no cell phone reception or connection to the outside world—under “false pretenses.” Though Martensen thought he had been called to Aspen to discuss business, he was instead interrogated, searched and held against his will for over twenty-four hours before finally being freed.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/10/1...rmer-employee/
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:26 PM
 
Location: Here
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:31 PM
 
Location: Palo Alto
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Yes. Rich people are frequently sued by their employees. Pure thuggery. Glad you feel the same way.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:35 AM
 
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Yes. Rich people are frequently sued by their employees. Pure thuggery. Glad you feel the same way.
If someone is tricked into going somewhere and held against their will, there should be criminal charges filed on top of a lawsuit.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:38 AM
 
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Good work Koch boys. Keep em running for cover!!!
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:03 AM
 
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Good work Koch boys. Keep em running for cover!!!
That's interesting that those on the radical right think false imprisonment and other crimes a A-OK.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:10 AM
 
Location: CA
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I would really like to hear the other side of this story. I have a feeling there is one!!
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:12 AM
 
Location: The Cascade Foothills
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That's interesting that those on the radical right think false imprisonment and other crimes a A-OK.
Well, they think it's ok for "some."

Let's face it, if it's a conservative committing the crime, they will always find a way to justify it or excuse it.

Always.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:18 AM
 
Location: CA
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That's right..... oh, yeah, Tim Geithner and something about 'oops' taxes comes to mind.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:20 AM
 
Location: The Cascade Foothills
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That's right..... oh, yeah, Tim Geithner and something about 'oops' taxes comes to mind.
But....but....but.....

Predictable and pathetic.
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