With $42 Billion and 7 Homes, Why Are the Kochs Buying our Democracy?
Posted by Robert Greenwald
The Koch brothers had plenty of places to party after their triumphs last November. They might’ve celebrated at any one of their multiple homes in five states worth a total of $105.9 million.
And that’s not including the Koch’s two-story single family home that David Koch bought for his children as a play house.
The billionaire brothers who brought you Tea Party groups like Americans for Prosperity and anti-worker governors like Scott Walker and John Kasich are now attacking some of the most vulnerable Americans like Susan Montalbano and Wendy and Jerry McDowell.
What Would You Say to the Koch Brothers if You Had the Chance?
By Adele M. Stan, 358
Posted on May 5, 2011, Printed on May 7, 2011
Brave New Foundation\’s latest video project, Koch Brothers Exposed, launched a video yesterday that features activists knocking on the doors (or talking through the intercoms at the gates) of five mulitimillion-dollar homes belonging to either Charles or David Koch, the principals of Koch Industries, the second-largest privately held corporation in the United States. The video bears the title, “The Kochs are Buying Our Democracy.”
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