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Old 08-25-2019, 10:42 PM
 
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I think Koch was pro abortion and pro open borders and supported the 'tech' companies censoring conservatives.

I think this shows how much liberals hate people who support lower taxes if they are celebrating the death of a person who was on their side on most issues except taxation.
David Koch was also pro gay rights including same sex marriage.
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/bi...-79-2019-08-23

https://www.politico.com/story/2015/...s-brief-115752
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Old 08-26-2019, 03:54 PM
 
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That company is a horrible place to work.
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Old 08-26-2019, 06:01 PM
 
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I am not going to read though this entire thread but I have no doubt that the same people who are celebrating this death are calling people out over in the RBG thread saying they are bad for hoping she isn't around long.
Interesting side note about that: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a direct beneficiary of David Koch's generosity during his earthly life. In fact, it may not be overstating the case that, given her recent medical issues, whatever time remains for her on this Earth may have been made possible only by the philanthropy of David Koch.

This is where RBG sought treatment for her recent recurrence of pancreatic cancer.

https://www.mskcc.org/blog/msk-recei...e-patient-care
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Old 08-26-2019, 06:43 PM
 
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Not withstanding that he may have given to some worthwhile causes, David Koch has given huge amounts of money to encourage the most destructive, anti-democratic and divisive impulses of the country. So I am not sad to see him go. But I am under no illusion that his death will dry up his efforts. I'm sure he planned for those to continue, one way or another.
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Old 08-26-2019, 06:48 PM
 
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Maybe Soros will be next.
I was thinking the same thing.
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Old 09-12-2019, 07:50 AM
 
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... These rich commie scum bags ...

Well, there's an oxymoron ...
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:03 AM
 
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... Koch was pro abortion and pro open borders and supported the 'tech' companies censoring conservatives.

I think this shows how much liberals hate people who support lower taxes if they are celebrating the death of a person who was on their side on most issues except taxation.
Looks like you are confused, and you make up stuff to fill in the blanks.

First of all you need to understand what a Libertarian is ideologically. That would explain why the Kochs take certain positions.

Secondly, neither the Koch brothers nor 'liberals' are for open borders. You are a captive of your own imagination, and you project that out into the world to help you understand it.

The Koch family (the brothers, and before them the father) are in the petrochemical industry in a very big way.

For that reason they used their influence to turn the Republican party away from climate concern to climate change deniers. They primaried Republicans who were alarmed about climate change. In other words, they exploited the Tea Party movement (which was primarily concerned with taxes and a balanced budget) to advance their business agenda protecting their fossil fuel interests from regulation and competition.

This is the problem of big dark money in politics.

Interesting to note that while they supported the Tea Party movement, they also supported an Hispanic Republican outreach. The two groups contradicted one another on immigration policy (telling each group something different), but that was not a concern of the Koch brothers. They just needed the votes to protect their core business interests.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:12 AM
 
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Wonder how much money he took with him? Seriously got to wonder why he didn’t enjoy the last years of his life. Obsessed with politics is no way to spend your last years.
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