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"Governor Walker's union-busting budget plan contains a clause that went nearly un-noticed. This clause would allow the sale of publicly owned utility plants in Wisconsin to private parties (specifically, Koch Industries) at any price, no matter how low, without a public bidding process," they explained. "The Koch's have helped to fuel the unrest in Wisconsin and the drive behind the bill to eliminate the collective bargaining power of unions in a bid to gain a monopoly over the state's power supplies.
The group, which was responsible for taking MasterCard Worldwide offline for an ent
Originally posted by thegoods724
we need to make a mandatory death sentence to anyone caught bribing a political leader, and have a politician who accepts a bribe with the same punishment, might help deter some peopleedit on 27-2-2011 by thegoods724 because: (no reason given)
And it does appear indeed that there is a conspiracy of sneaky back-door deals and political maniputions taking place, and these "Koch brothers" appear to be almost like twin Karl Rove's with their endless meddling and manipulations on the political front, and virtually conducting class warfare against the "little people", with the help of Big Brother.
And for that, I will cry no salty tears whatsoever if anonymous creates havoc for them. We need to remove this type of disgusting corporate manipulation of our gov in the worst way.
Originally posted by mishigas
I'd love to outlaw lobbyists. But the 1st Amendment keeps getting in the way.