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“Koch brothers put Walker into office " Why?

Koch owns a coal company subsidiary with facilities in Green Bay, Manitowoc, Ashland and Sheboygan; six timber plants throughout the state; and a large network of pipelines in Wisconsin. While Koch controls much of the infrastruc­ture in the state, they have laid off workers to boost profits. At a time when Koch Industries owners David and Charles Koch awarded themselves an extra $11 billion of income from the company, Koch slashed jobs at their Green Bay plant”


That's right, hurt the working middle class, so the rich get richer!
Walker giving tax cuts to big business as he asks working class to give up more.
Help me understand why you want to hurt average hard working citizens?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:26 PM on Feb. 21, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • The interests of the Koch Brothers are railroads, timber and coal to name just a few. They want to protect their empires. They see unions as causing trouble for their profits and they have bought themselves a governor who thinks he is balancing the budget but is really putting the money and power in the hands of the Koch Brothers. The Tea Party people are being brought in to make it look like there is a grass roots support for this power play.

    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 6:29 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says his budget-repair bill would leave collective bargaining “fully intact”

    Walker is a LIAR! Why do you agree with him?
    http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2011/feb/18/scott-walker/wisconsin-gov-scott-walker-says-his-budget-repair-/
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 6:42 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Nothing new at all . Enrich the rich at the espense of the poor is the conservative message. i cannot understand how ordinary people can be gulled into voting for servants of the corporate mega-rich . This union busting and power grab is reminiscent of the 1920's and 1930's

    janet116

    Answer by janet116 at 6:44 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Unions provide money for the democrats and thats ok though right?

    Regardless of who provides money....... Voters give the office.
    Charis76

    Answer by Charis76 at 6:48 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says an alternative to state employee health and pension changes is bumping 200,000 children out of Medicaid

    Liar again
    We looked at the mechanics by consulting several experts:

    Jon Peacock, research director of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families
    Joan Alker, co-executive director of Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families
    Kaiser Family Foundation, a national research organization that focuses on health care (memo)
    The Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau’s memo on Walker’s budget-repair bill
    They all agreed: The federal health care reform law that took effect in March 2010 prohibits states, until at least 2019, from changing their Medicaid eligibility requirements for children.

    In other words, states can’t take Medicaid away from kids who are receiving it.


    www,politifact.com check it out for yourself.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 6:48 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Sweets, why did you post this thread ANON?!?! :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 6:52 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • He is the first governor of Wisconsin in 64 years to not have a college degree.


    Walker is the Koch brothers bitch.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 6:55 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Lori, you really have to stop with your magical thinking. You are NOT all knowing.

    I'm not sweet. I actually feel sorry for her being blamed for all my posts.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 6:57 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • Koch owns Georgia-Pacific. It is a privately owned/family owned company. Their reorganization of G-P kept is solvent and my husband employed. If they give themselves bonuses, well, it is their company. They took no public money. They took no stimulus. They know how to run a business. If they didn't, they couldn't have bought G-P for $23 billion. They paid $12 billion in cash. This is the largest privately owned company in the world. Started and owned by the Koch family. Why do you have a problem with that? Oh, you hate rich people. No, you are jealous of rich people. Well, these rich people have been good to my husband.
    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 6:59 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

  • I'm not sweet. I actually feel sorry for her being blamed for all my posts.


    Then step out from behind your blue quetions mark and own your posts. Why post something like this anon? It isn't inflamatory. It isn't controversial. Why hide? 

    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 7:01 PM on Feb. 21, 2011

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