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The Koch Brothers Run GOP

Oil tycoon brothers Charles and David Koch are two gigantic genius hypocrites. Aside from that, they are also unfortunately dangerous. Why? Well because David and Charles Koch are billionaires (each personally worth about $21.5 billion) with selfish ideas. They preach libertinism, small government and conservative ideas. This is fine and dandy, except they accept corporate welfare, bailouts for a failing Alaskan oil refinery, and use government subsidies to maximize their own profits. Examples? They lease federal land for their agribusiness for free. Koch logs public forests for private gain- the tax payers cover operating costs. They have won massive government contracts using their close relationship with the Bush administration.(about $85 million in federal government contracts-mostly from the Department of Defense) This sounds more socialistic than libertarian doesn’t it?

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Tea Party/Republican's 2012 Presidential Election Insidious Maneuvers Underway

The Presidential Election Campaign Season is "just around the corner" and Republicans and Tea Party are wasting no time in setting the stage. The fact they don't have their constituents' best interests in mind is quite evident with the bills and shenanigans they pull in Congress. But this is no mistake, they are adept at diversion.

Take the diversions of real issues for instance. We Americans are hungry for jobs and were promised relief of high unemployment by the incoming Republicans and Tea Party in this past election. Even Republican John Boehner asked/asks, "Where are the jobs?" in regards to any policy the current administration passed/passes, as if Obama was ignoring the matter altogether. But now after gaining control of the House and expanding power in the Senate, Republicans and the Tea Party have given a number of social and cultural issues, completely unrelated to job creation, center stage.

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“In God We Trust”, Why The Right Wing Hates the Constitution.

I recently started reading up on H.Con.Res.13- “Reaffirming “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States and supporting and encouraging the public display of the national motto in all public buildings, public schools, and other government institutions.” (you can read it for yourself here: http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-hc13/text

First I was thinking- are you serious? Why on earth, with all of the huge issues that face our nation, is this even being brought up? Aren’t the Tea baggers against waste in the government anyway? Anyway- here’s a bit of the resolution, followed by what my particular issue with it is.

Whereas the sentiment, ‘In God We Trust’, has been an integral part of United States society since its founding;

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