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    Koch Trucking. My brother-in-law drives for one of their biggest competitors, Schneider trucking.
    Koch Industries

    Koch companies are involved in core industries such as manufacturing, refining and distribution[1] of petroleum, chemicals, energy, fiber, intermediates and polymers, minerals, fertilizers, pulp and paper, chemical technology equipment, ranching,[2] finance, commodities trading, as well as other ventures and investments. In 2008, Forbes called it the second largest privately held company in the United States (after Cargill) with an annual revenue of about $98 billion.

    They have been named as a huge funding source for "climate denial." Greenpeace

    Billionaire oilman David Koch likes to joke  that Koch Industries is "the biggest company you've never heard of." But the nearly $50 million that David Koch and his brother Charles have quietly funneled to climate-denial front groups that are working to delay policies and regulations aimed at stopping global warming is no joking matter.

    The beatings will continue until morale improves. -8.50, -6.92

    by ferallike on Tue Aug 24, 2010 at 08:47:00 PM PDT

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