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View Diary: Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Another Democrat, New York Rep. Bill Owens, calls it quits (18 comments)

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  •  Kochs are buying up the upper Midwest because (3+ / 0-)
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    of the oil, gas, and mostly the water which they will sell to the drought stricken SW.  That's water that they will make unpotable first by shipping oil sludge through it along the Great Lakes waterways.  They have the MI state government in a lock just like WI and are working their way to the fed level.  Gary Peters is well regarded here, but the gerrymandering and big money on the other side will be tough to counter.  And the MI GOP dominated legislature raised taxes on pensioners in '11 so they can claim a surplus and possible return of the money during this election year.  Shell game.

    The nation goes down trussed up in its own political machinations.  

    Building a better America with activism, cooperation, ingenuity and snacks.

    by judyms9 on Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 08:38:40 AM PST

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