FreedomWorks, Koch Brothers Clash Over Cato Institute Takeover Bid

Dick Armey, chairman of FreedomWorks, released a statement opposing the Koch brothers' attempt to take majority control of the Cato Institute. WASHINGTON -- A split is opening up between two forces that helped to launch the Tea Party in 2009. FreedomWork Full Story »

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by Randy Morrow - Apr. 17, 2012

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by Dwight Rousu - Apr. 12, 2012

Interesting.

So the most corrupt of the top 1% of the top 1% want to have 100% control over the radical right wing propaganda machine....

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by Sylvester Brown, jr. - Apr. 17, 2012

Yes. It underscores the dangerous direction the country is headed toward that the Supreme Court validated with its backwards Citizen United Ruling. When the rich and conservative can buy elections and now control independent think tanks, true democracy is at stake. I completely agree with the chairman of the Cato board's comment: "This is an effort by the Kochs to turn the Cato Institute into some sort of auxiliary for the G.O.P."

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