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  •  The Tea Party is supported by business too (1+ / 0-)
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    But in their case it's the sort of business that depend on things operating similar to a century ago, so it's to their advantage to turn the clock back.  

    The Koch Brothers are in cash-cow basic commodities and materials business, not anything that requires or caters to well-educated people.  For example, they'd probably sell more paper if there were some economic crisis that nuked investment in innovative tech that is driving to paperless business.

    Say nothing once, why say it again? - Talking Heads

    by Jason on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 04:28:44 PM PST

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    •  The Koch bros are hardcore biz GOPpers, (0+ / 0-)

      well educated, with a taste for the arts and the finer things in life. Fwiw, I judge these to be men who first and foremost wish to make America safe for themselves to amass an even larger fortune than they already have.

      And they are extremely heavily invested in innovative tech -- plastics, plastics, plastics. Check out their holdings:

      They could easily live without ever cutting another tree.


      by raincrow on Thu Dec 13, 2012 at 08:21:58 PM PST

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