Tag Archives: koch brothers

Senate president praises Koch group: “AFP is a partner of ours”

DENVER, CO — Members of the billionaire Koch brothers-founded conservative group Americans for Prosperity showed up to the state Capitol Thursday to drum up lawmakers’ support. And […]...

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February 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado voters “give the middle finger” to Koch Brothers education reforms

  Voters in three school board districts sent a powerful message Tuesday night to conservative billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Americans for Prosperity and […]...

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November 4, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Koch-backed ads raise the propaganda pitch in Colorado

The free-market group Americans for Prosperity, founded by billionaires David and Charles Koch, has been releasing a string of painfully earnest ads. A recent spot […]...

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October 21, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: Law enforcement officers unite to end mass incarceration

Less incarceration 130 police chiefs, sheriffs and prosecutors joined the movement to end mass incarceration. They will be meeting with Barack Obama Thursday. “With momentum for criminal […]...

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October 21, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Tracking the money funding conservative school boards’ anti-union lawsuits

It’s not just Koch brother money funding the anti-union, pro-privatization takeover of school boards. In Colorado, mainstream community foundations are in on the game too. […]...

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October 16, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: In Trump vs. the Koch Brothers, the Donald is winning

Trump vs. Kochs How Trump is beating the Koch Brothers. Via The Daily Beast. Broken machine Those who keep waiting for Trump/Carson/Fiorina to fall and Bush/Rubio/Kasich […]...

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October 12, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

News Poem: ‘To Live in this Cemetery’

is to see the paradox of what we are / the fragile iron of our blood...

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April 24, 2015 news poems, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Candidates gripe about big money in politics

The Benjamins If you want to know how bad big money is in presidential politics these days, all you have to do is listen to […]...

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April 21, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Self-deporting from anti-Semitic Europe

Jeffrey Goldberg asks in the Atlantic: Is is time for the Jews to leave Europe? Goldberg has spent a year traveling around Europe trying to […]...

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March 16, 2015 Wiretap

Koch-backed groups move fast post-election to head off wind-power tax credit

Conservative groups funded by the oil billionaire Koch brothers dumped millions of dollars this year into electing Republicans to Congress, and now they are looking to take advantage of coming Republican control on Capitol Hill. ...

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November 10, 2014 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix


Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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Here’s how many unaffiliated voters became Dems before the Colorado deadline

  During a Feb. 3 event for Bernie Sanders in Colorado Springs, field director Josh Phillips told supporters the campaign had convinced 3,000 non-Democratic voters to change […]

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