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Ann Coulter has Berkeley speech canceled and claims “censorship” but as always it’s about the money

  By ann summers Crowd hisses at Ivanka Trump in Berlin after suggesting her father is “a tremendous champion of supporting families” https://t.co/S5zZYiS48epic.twitter.com/OzmQiuMk75 — CNN International (@cnni) April 25, 2017 Fascinating fascism in the society of the spectacle … Much … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day for July 2, 2015: On the Subject of Scott Walker Running for President

Posted by Elaine Magliaro The Chicago Tribune reported today that Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin plans to officially enter the presidential race on July 13th with a campaign announcement in the Milwaukee suburb of Waukesha. For joy!  

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Picture of the Day for June 4, 2015: On the Subject of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, the Koch Brothers…and ALEC

Posted by Elaine Magliaro FYI: Brendan Fischer and Mary Bottari posted an article titled Scott Walker: The First ALEC President? over at the Center for Media and Democracy’s PRWatch yesterday. I have an excerpt from the article below the fold.

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Regarding Money in Politics: Why the Koch Brothers and Americans for Prosperity Are Not So Popular with Some Republicans These Days

By Elaine Magliaro Who’d a thunk it? The Koch brothers, two of the world’s wealthiest men who have spent millions of dollars to help fund “both political campaigns and a network of right-wing propaganda” in this country aren’t so popular … Continue reading

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A Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video: “America the Rudyful”

By Elaine Magliaro Last week, award-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore wrote about failed presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani and remarks that he made about President Obama during a private dinner featuring Wisconsin Governor Scott  that was held at Manhattan’s Club 21. … Continue reading

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Who Are Charles and David Koch: True Libertarians? Billionaire Hypocrites? Crony Capitalists? Con Artists Looking to Rip You Off?

By Elaine Magliaro On Monday, officials for the Koch brothers’ political organization announced that the group had budgeted a “whopping $889 million” for the 2016 presidential campaign. Nancy Benac of the Associated Press reported that that amount was “more than … Continue reading

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Barf Warning #2: Watching This Video of Mika Brzezinski Talking about Her Weekend with the Kochs May Also Induce Vomiting!

By Elaine Magliaro One would expect a conservative Republican like Joe Scarborough to be enamored of the billionaire Koch Brothers. Earlier this week, he spoke of Charles and David Koch in glowing terms on his MSNBC show Morning Joe after … Continue reading

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