The Birth of the Kochtopus

Every Thing You touch Dies and you don't Care Monsanto kills butterflies
We came, we saw, we destroyed, we forgot
 then we remembered
Meanwhile, the US and EU have neglected carbon capture, to use CO2, to grow algae
and distill methanol, at the site, of any furnace,
while the US exports her drug war,
featuring hemp,
as a Schedule I controlled substance, while crack, smack, speed, and Zimmy’s Adderall are on Schedule II.  The deuces can’t be used, to make thousands of products,
which threaten fossil fuel media, timber, et al cartel profiteering.
An updated summary of the charming record of US foreign policy. Since the end of the Second World War, the United States of America has …
Attempted to overthrow more than
50 governments, most of which were democratically-elected.
Attempted to suppress a populist or nationalist movement in
20 countries.
Grossly interfered in democratic elections in at least
30 countries.
Dropped bombs on the people of more than
30 countries.
Attempted to assassinate more than
50 foreign leaders.
On July 9, 2011 a demonstration in front of the White House, the theme of which was “Stop Bombing Libya”.
The vast majority of the Kochs’ political spending was not sent directly to political parties or candidates, found Lewis and his colleagues, but instead toward nonprofits, lobbying and universities. The discrepancy is striking: only $8.7 million went directly to political parties and candidates, while $53.9 million went to lobbying, $41.2 million to nonprofit organizations and an annual libertarian conference, and $30.5 million to US colleges and universities. Combined, the Kochs spent more than $14 on lobbying, nonprofits and education for every $1 they gave directly to politicians. – See more at:
New Financing Tool
The Supreme Court handed the Kochs an important weapon in a 1976 decision in Buckley v. Valeo. The court opened two loopholes in a two-year-old campaign finance law that had placed tight controls on what candidates, parties, and private individuals could spend on campaigns: A candidate could spend an unlimited amount of his or her money running for office, and an individual was free to spend an unlimited amount of money promoting candidates so long as the spending was not coordinated with them.
The next three years witnessed the birth of the Koch political apparatus. Charles Koch sought to recruit like-minded businessmen who would invest in the libertarian cause, an embryonic version of the Koch-supervised donor club that poured $400 million into the 2012 campaign.
“Charles was giving as much to the Libertarians as he was paying out in dividends,” William told The Times in a 1986 interview. “Pretty soon we would get the reputation that the company and the Kochs were crazy.”
Money and Passion
In March 1979, Mr. Clark declared that he would seek the Libertarian Party’s presidential nomination. A lawyer for Atlantic Richfield Corporation, he was the candidate many libertarians had been waiting for: polished, substantive and well spoken.
The goal was “to try to run somebody who looked like an actual politician, a normal person, not your typical ‘Star Trek’ convention wannabe like most party members were,” recalled Bruce Bartlett, a supply-side economics expert who volunteered as a speechwriter for the Clark campaign.
But a Clark presidential campaign needed money and a running mate. The Kochs could provide both. If one of the brothers joined the ticket, he could — thanks to the Buckley loophole — donate as much as he wanted to the campaign, finally giving the ticket enough cash to run ads and seek a ballot spot in all 50 states. David Koch announced his candidacy in August 1979.
The post-Watergate campaign finance law “makes my blood boil,” Mr. Koch wrote in a letter to party members. He had a simple proposal: “As the Vice-presidential nominee of the Libertarian Party I will contribute several hundred thousand dollars to the Presidential campaign committee in order to ensure that our ideas and our Presidential nominee receive as much media exposure as possible.”
A Vice-Presidential Pitch
This is the second page in a two-page letter from David Koch offering his candidacy for Libertarian nomination for Vice President.second-page-of-a-2-page-letter-from-Koch-offering-his-candidacy

AlgebraWorks @UniteBlue Collective Ans. to: Charles Koch: I’m Fighting to Restore a Free Society

AlgebraWorks @UniteBlue Collective Ans. to: Charles Koch: I’m Fighting to Restore a Free Society
What Thomas Jefferson really thought and putting student learning back into the hands of the Parents, Not in the Hands of ALEC:  Tax payers, collectively are buying/purchasing the US back from Mr.’s Koch.
* George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other founding fathers GREW HEMP; (Washington and Jefferson Diaries). Jefferson smuggled hemp seeds from China to France then to America. Hemp was in such demand in the colonies that taxes could be paid in hemp & fines were levied against farmers who did not grow hemp!
Conforming to any individual’s belief system is the polar opposite of individualism. That said, as a proud 501C(3) unsanctioned by IRS cardholder, Mr. Koch pays $0 taxes [but collects them from the consumer on each product sold]. Collectively our question to Mr. Koch [C. or D.] is, why would Mr. Koch, [C. or D.] bother and concern [him] self with the redistribution of the taxpayer dollar. Collectively, Those who actually pay these taxes, by following IRS mandate, do have the final say over where the collected tax dollars, do, in fact, end up.
 Tax payers, collectively are buying/purchasing the US back from Mr.’s Koch.  Collectively, and at @UniteBlue twitter we intend that each and every American taxpayer’s dime is destined to benefit the 99% collective, rather than only those who entitled directly and indirectly from illegal slavery under laws propelled by the lawmakers who write laws to enslave and marginalize that collective to prevent them from accessing their basic human needs within our borders; and maybe rid the collective of the borders that restrict and constrain the liberty of the 99%.
          It is the policy of the state to protect the life of every citizen and seek the most appropriate ways to provide the basic needs for its people. It is then the policy of the citizenry people to follow all laws. Once the contract is breached there must be unrest, to that end:
HEMP TECHNOLOGIES the panacea disguised as a mere weed yielding Food, Fuel, Shelter, Jobs – Hemp is NOW! The initial challenge is to educate the public about the industrial benefits of the hemp. By foreseeing the potential worldwide benefits that may be derived from the myriad of uses for industrial hemp and recognizing the profits that could be made in making the world a better place. Large-scale improvements in public systems, services, and facilities of this country or region as necessary for good economic activity; better infrastructure: power and water supplies, public transportation, telecommunications, roads, and schools, are possible.
The laborers don’t get [it]$ capital.  Meanwhile, GOP leadership set precedence for world hunger; assuring that laborers are so hungry, they fight each other for food, too hungry and too restricted to vote.  The homeless are arrested or shot by the police for breathing. GOP Pits one group against the other, while GOP leaders pick their pockets and ours through the federal tax pool. The GOP leaders convince me that they are entitled to subsidies, and the rest of us do not deserve to breathe Gods air or drink clean water. Only GOP Leaders [and their heirs are protected from, their own, self-interest restrictions, place on the 99%, un-invited and un-called for. Only the GOP leadership belong, have a right to grace this earth: the air, the water, the land, all theirs.
The police restrict the poor, not the billionaires.  According to the 13th amendment, as long as the poor are restricted from meeting their most basic needs, they are allowed to work for free in Prisons [800,000 fathers] separated from their family and unable to pay child support which helps to allow the school to prison pipeline where even preschoolers are not allowed to have their basic needs attended to.
Solution:  $31B + $40B = Total Koch Ind. net worth or $71B / divided by 316,128,839: Total US Population = each American puts $250. To = ‪KOCH Ind. and NRA political TOTAL campaign capital. We (99%) buy America back.
Collectively the 99% @UniteBlue to buy our choice politicians.  Some have $500 some have $0 to contribute.[Percent of the US population/children on welfare is [ 4.1 % ] ; Percent of recipients who are white is [38.8 % ]; Percent of recipients who are black is [39.8 %] No one is left behind. Together we negotiate; Divided we beg. Divided, we live like those in Somalia, where all water is dirtied already by KOCH Ind; or like South Africa, so restricted by ALEC, that 80% of the people live/die on 20% of the land. According to Mr. Koch:“In a truly free society, any business that disrespects its customers will fail, and deserves to do so.”…FACT:  [Koch has truly disrespected our earth and everything on it]….”The same should be true of any government that disrespects it’s citizens.
The central belief and fatal conceit of the current administration is…”FACT: [Taxpayers are entitled to subsidies, not Big corporation who’s policies are to evade paying taxes. Koch Ind is free to determine where the capital of taxpayers is destined ]…”…that you are incapable of running your own life, but those in power are capable of running it for you. This is the essence of big government and collectivism.” Mr. Koch is chairman and CEO of Koch Industries. Wallstreet Journal is Koch [Koch is ruining the education of children; restricting the vote; providing guns to untrained children and mentally the ill; destroying the planet; and  families]
 Again * George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and other founding fathers GREW HEMP; (Washington and Jefferson Diaries). Jefferson smuggled hemp seeds from China to France then to America. Hemp was in such demand in the colonies that taxes could be paid in hemp & fines were levied against farmers who did not grow hemp!