22 Progressive Groups That Are More Evil Than The Koch Brothers If Money In Politics Is ‘Evil’ (Kyle Becker)

22 Progressive Groups That Are More Evil Than The Koch Brothers If Money In Politics Is ‘Evil’ – Kyle Becker

Below is a list from Open Secrets of the campaign contributions of various groups. Try to find the infamous “Koch Brothers”:

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If you noticed there are no less than 22 groups that donated more to the Democratic Party than the Koch Brothers donated to the Republican Party – congratulations! You have basic math, reading and comprehension skills.

For extra credit, take note that DNC “Uber Donors” gave $485,652,385 more to the Democrat Party for their progressive causes than all RNC “Uber donors” combined.

After the Supreme Court struck down an elections law on campaign funding caps, progressives took to the media to vent their supposed frustrations.

“Now we know corporations are people and money is people too,” CNN anchor Caroline Costello lamented (apparently not noticing that “CNN is people” and it has freedom of the press rights). One wonders if Democrats also object as vehemently to the notion that “progressive groups are people” or “colleges are people” or “unions are people.”

According to Open Secrets, in 2012, “Obama’s campaign spent about $737.9 million, compared to the combined Republican total of $624.8 million.” The grand total for all elections tilted Republicans’ way, but by the margins of 9% and 10% in the House and Senate, respectively. While PACs leaned GOP, the Democrats dominated the 527s. The point is that the media’s outrage at spending in politics is entirely selective.

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Reid Attacks Koch For Offenses Committed By Reid Donors – Washington Free Beacon

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) on Wednesday criticized a Koch Industries subsidiary for allegedly circumventing sanctions on Iran even though Reid has accepted tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from companies that have done exactly that.

Reid also claimed that the Kochs support the recently introduced House Republican budget proposal. Neither the company nor its owners has taken a position on the legislation.

Reid’s claims were part of an ongoing offensive against libertarian philanthropists Charles and David Koch. Reid has accused them of being “un-American” for donating to groups that oppose the Democratic Party’s agenda.

A page on Reid’s Senate website is devoted entirely to attacking the Kochs. It initially cited former White House economist Austan Goolsbee, who falsely claimed in 2010 that Koch Industries does not pay any corporate taxes.

That claim remains on the website, with its text crossed out. Below is an “update” that claims the Kochs “have supported the Ryan budget, which provides tax cuts for the wealthy and protects taxpayer subsidies for big businesses and oil companies.”

The page links to a website from a left-wing nonprofit on the budget introduced by Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) this week, on which the Kochs have not taken a position.

Reid’s website goes on to quote from a heavily criticized Bloomberg article that accused Koch Industries of “sidestep[ping]” economic sanctions against Iran.

“The Kochs made improper payments to win contracts in Africa, India and the Middle East,” Reid claims. “And they sold millions of dollars of equipment to Iran, a state sponsor of terrorism.”

After evidence of the said improper payments came to light, Koch Industries commissioned an internal investigation and fired the responsible employees, according to Bloomberg.

Reid has accepted campaign contributions from companies that engage in even more widespread corruption abroad.

According to the Washington Examiner, Reid has accepted more than half a million dollars in contributions since 2009 from employees and political action committees of companies under investigation for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Reid has also taken tens of thousands of dollars from companies that, like Koch, have done business in Iran through foreign subsidiaries, including General Electric ($25,500 in PAC contributions), Hewlett-Packard ($14,500 in PAC contributions), and Sony ($14,500 in PAC contributions).

Reid has also taken $26,000 from Boeing’s PAC. The company is currently trying to reestablish its presence in Iran even though the country remains on the State Department’s list of state sponsors of terrorism.

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*VIDEO* Andrew Klavan: The Culture War – How The Arts Influence Politics


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Click HERE to purchase ‘Crisis In The Arts: Why The Left Owns The Culture And How Conservatives Can Begin To Take It Back‘ by Andrew Klavan.

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“It [Crisis In The Arts] is, quite frankly, one of the most insightful and tough minded pieces we’ve ever published – something that will make you angry but give you hope.” – David Horowitz

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*VIDEO* Ted Cruz Verbally Bitchslaps Harry Reid, Other Democrats For Holding Ukraine Aid Hostage Over Politics


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Sunday Linkfest

Wyblog leads off with some sage advice for the Senate GOP

The Other McCain: family values

Donald Douglas has Sunday Rule 5 links a plenty

Theo Spark has the sad truth about small cars

Stephen Green has a reality check for those demonizing video games

Zion’s Trumpet notes the latest bit of BS from the Left, Christian Privilege!

Knuckledraggin has a dirty mind

I Love Bacon gets Texas

Hookers and Booze makes us laugh

Right Way has a great Friday Babe

Victory Girls has an important post up!

Wine Women and Politics has a GREAT statement about those offended by guns

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A Nod to the Gods has a hilarious GIF

Double Trouble has Santa’s take on Obama

Woodsterman salutes flight attendants

Soylent Siberia: NOW it is a party! NSFW

Miss K has some inspiration from nature

Guns and Bikinis has a NSFW gal

Feral Irishman has some classic guitar

Weasel Zippers has your moral retardation of the day

The Lonely Conservative has no patience for the scum at LGF

Last Tradition: Gun Control  Zealot shoots up school, the Left blames Conservatives

Classic Liberal: Chyler Leigh is hot and ponzi schemes suck

That MR. G Guy: South Carolina gets it!

Stogie: White Snowman? RAAAAACIST!

Rio Norte:  A Country Founded by Geniuses but Run by Idiots

Reaganite Republican: Now THIS is funny!

Randy has WOW

Regular Right Guy: Leftism=Racism

Say Anything has a reporter in trouble for reporting

Protein Wisdom: Mike Rowe on college

Proof Positive has a Best of the Web post up and A Friday Babe

Pirates Cove has his blogless Sunday Pin Up Post and also points out that Americans are kinda tired of government nannies

Pitsnipes has some motivation for us all

Carol needs some prayers, and some encourgaement

Old Virginia notes the close ties between the Scots, and Southerners!

Nice Deb has movies, lots of movies, mostly mocking ObamaCare, or FailCare if you prefer

Motor City Times, has the latest inanity from the Gore Cult of Climate Change

Moonbattery has Obama Scandal Commemorative Plates

American Perspective compares Houston and Chicago gun control zealots hardest hit

Maggie’s Notebook: Some people take being on the debate team way too seriously

Mad Jewess has a great thought on Offended Liberals

Lowering the Boom lowers the Boom on higher-priced groping at airports

Just a Conservative Girl sums up the Santa is White dust up

It Ain’t Holy Water has video of the dangers of walking in windy Finland

There is a new Intellectual Froglegs out, check it out!

I’m 41 notes the Left’s War on Megyn Kelly

Big Fur Hat has a food fight going

Legal Insurrection has more bad news about ObamaCare

He is Pretty Fly compares ObamaCare price hikes to well………..

Postal Dog has some nice Rule 5 NSFW

Grandpa John introduces Obama’s new press secretary

Girls Just Wanna Have Guns exposes the ignorance of gun grabbers

Doug Ross: Lawless

Doug Powers: Now OFA is screwing up Christmas too!

Doug Giles warns men that looking at women is the new taboo

Cordite in the Morning makes me laugh

Matt has some great Links, and Christmas music

Bob Belvedere has Rule 5 Saturday

Blackmailers Don’t Shoot has lots of volleyball girls

Bearing Arms- Arapahoe High shooter was stopped by armed officer on school grounds

 

 

 

Your quote of the day

Via Townhall, Kurt Schlichter nails Progressives!

Reason, facts, truth – these bourgeois concepts mean nothing to the adherents of progressivism. You are never going to change the mind of someone who believes in nothing except the imperative of his own absolute power. You simply have to defeat him.

Progressivism is not a coherent ideology so much as a purpose – to control every aspect of our lives. It is about consolidating progressive power. Nothing else matters. That includes the truth.

Go read the rest of his column, great stuff!

 

Of all our liberties, the Left hates this one the most

Matt at Conservative Hideout makes the case and explains why the Left so loathes gun rights

That state of passive captivity is exactly where the state wants all of us.  And, the political left attempt to create this by use of the Alinsky Method.  People that dissent, believe in freedom, and such are singled out and destroyed.  They are harassed in public, and in their own homes.  Their children and tracked and harassed.  They receive death threats, false lawsuits are filed.  Basically, the target is relentlessly isolated and attacked until they submit.  They want the target to submit and be passive, and they want to people witnessing it to not get any bright ideas about having independent thoughts of their own.  Also, when children are singled out for punishment in school for being Christian, or c0llege students are threatened with failing grades for not embracing the “tolerance” of the regressives. we see the isolation and attack mode that seeks to create passive sheeple, and punish those that stand up.

How this applies to gun control is simple.  A firearm provides a sense of security and confidence.  As the old saying goes, “God made man, but Samuel  Colt made them equal.”  Meaning, that it became very difficult to intimidate and subjugate a man that is armed.  It is a catalyst for independence, as when a human can defend themselves, they will stand up to the state, community organizers, or union goons.  It’s the “emboldening agent” that could be applied to the picture.  It’s the great equalizer of our Republic. It is the counterbalance to tyranny; the gun owner is confident, and the one(s) that would attack him are wary.  It doesn’t matter that the gun owner cannot impose his will on others, as others cannot impose their will on him.  There is a certain reciprocity there, as all sides are potentially “equal” in terms of their power to protect themselves.

If you will notice, we see stories about union attacks, andcommunity organizers intimidating people far more in urban areas.  Why is this?  I think most of you will understand why.  In the cities, there are more gun control laws, so these thugs have less of a chance of being confronted by an armed citizen.  In the suburbs, and especially in rural areas, the thug’s shenanigans would be confronted with the sound on dozens of “metallic clicks.”  It’s hard to intimidate someone that can fight back, even if he or she is outnumbered (or, unless the government limits the amount of bullets that go in magazines).

Go read the whole thing, It is quite insightful, and dead on accurate. as I often say, the Collectivist Left despises anything that supports Individualism, and individual liberty, nothing does more to those ends than the right to own firearms.

*VIDEO* Andrew Klavan On Sex, Politics, Philosophy, Religion And The Arts


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Yeah, about that whole “Conservatives hate science” thing

It seems that a Yale professor did a study about political outlooks and science comprehension, you know, the kind of study snotty, self-assured Liberals love to quote. Well, it turns out that Tea Party people, who are CONSERVATIVES for the most part, have a better knowledge of science. H’T Fritz

And more shockingly, admits it.

Because the “asymmetry thesis” just won’t leave me alone, I decided it would be sort of interesting to see what the relationship was between a “science comprehension” scale I’ve been developing and political outlooks…

It turns out that there is about as strong a correlation between scores on the science comprehension scale and identifying with the Tea Party as there is between scores on the science comprehension scale and Conservrepub. 

Except that it has the opposite sign: that is, identifying with the Tea Party correlates positively (r = 0.05, p = 0.05) with scores on the science comprehension measure:

The professor shows signs of an open mind, which is good, of course he is not climbing out of his Liberal closet just yet

I’ve got to confess, though, I found this result surprising. As I pushed the button to run the analysis on my computer, I fully expected I’d be shown a modest negative correlation between identifying with the Tea Party and science comprehension.

But then again, I don’t know a single person who identifies with the Tea Party. All my impressions come from watching cable tv — & I don’t watch Fox News very often — and reading the “paper” (New York Times daily, plus a variety of politics-focused internet sites like Huffington Post & Politico). 

I’m a little embarrassed, but mainly I’m just glad that I no longer hold this particular mistaken view.

 But not really embarrassed enough to reconsider his other biases…

Of course, I still subscribe to my various political and moral assessments–all very negative– of what I understand the “Tea Party movement” to stand for. I just no longer assume that the people who happen to hold those values are less likely than people who share my political outlooks to have acquired the sorts of knowledge and dispositions that a decent science comprehension scale measures.

Baby steps professor, baby steps

 

 

What Liberals think vs Reality

What Liberals think- If we are really nice to Islamists, and show them we want peace, they will like us

Reality- They will still want to cut your head off or blow you up

What Liberals think- Rights come from big government

Reality-Rights come from God, they are Natural Rights

What Liberals think- Equality is the ultimate Utopia

Reality- Liberals prefer “equality” to liberty, even if that equality is an equality of suffering under Totalitarianism

What Liberals think- The States enforcement of the “common good” is more important than individual rights

Reality- Once the “common good” supersedes individual liberty, no liberty is safe, and ultimately, the “common good” will be decided by some for of dictatorship

What Liberals Think- Freedom of speech is sacrosanct, as long as that speech does not contradict Liberalism, then it is hate speech

Reality- Freedom of speech IS sacrosanct, no matter who it offends

What Liberals Think- Armed citizens rarely if ever use guns in self-defense, so strict gun control will reduce violent crime

Reality- Guns are used hundreds of thousands of times annually by Americans to defend themselves, so disarming the people will cause a dramatic increase in violent crime

 

The King of Carnival Barkers? Yep, that sounds like Trump to me

No matter what this walking bag of feces says, all I hear is “LOOK AT ME!” And the media falls all over themselves to give him a platform. Donald Douglas gets credit for the Carnival Barker line 

Trump is no Conservative, he is a publicity whore, and will say anything to get attention. Why anyone gives his words ANY credence is beyond me.

 

What we need more of

You want to “sell” Conservatism to Blacks? Hispanics? Young folks? Gays? We will NEVER, I repeat NEVER get there by pandering to these groups. So how will we get there? By coming together, and focusing on the core values that unite Conservatives, Libertarians, and Republicans. 90 Miles From Tyranny posts a good video We need MORE of this

Dana Loesch sums it up very well Skip ahead to 7:30

Rep. Gowdy rips into Former IRS head

Gowdy is pissed and should be. Shulman is a weasel, and a disgrace.

“Why was the culture such under your watch that an employee felt comfortable targeting conservative groups?” Gowdy continued. “Did you investigate that?”

“From my reading of the report, um, I can’t tell if it was political motivation or if it was tone-deaf, somebody trying to expedite a way –” Shulman started.

“You still don’t know that this was political?”

“Excuse me?”

“You still don’t know that this was political?”

“I defer to the inspector general.”

“Well, I’ll tell you this, Mister Shulman, your predecessor said that he wasn’t sure if it was partisan and that requires the listener to be as stupid as the speaker.”

 

It is time for The Useful Idiot of the Month

So head over to Conservative Hideout and vote!

Wow, where did April go?  Seems just yesterday that we were nominating useful idiots for March.  Well, time warp or not, it’s time to nominate the useful idiots that will appear on this month’s poll.  What’s a useful idiot, you ask? Welll, a useful idiot is person that assists on promoting Marxism in a target country,  They are used to wreck the target country to the point the Communists can take over.  Then, ironically, the Marxists that come to power then usual eliminate the useful idiots.  In other words, your standard leftist, who is usually a misguided Occupod, will help destabilize the US.  Then, when the Communists come to power, they will kill the useful idiots.  Why?  They know too much.  And, when the get to see what social justice looks like in actual practice, they will revolt again their new masters.

Anyway, this is what we do.  The last two days  of the month, we have a poll to see who contributed the most to the Marxist cause.  However, we need nominees to populate the poll. That is where you come in.  It is up to you to select the useful idiots!  So, if you have a fitting nominee, drop it in the comment section.

 

Irony sure can be ironic. Boston bombers carjacked car with “coexist” bumper sticker

Well, I guess that bumper sticker works about as well as any other liberal strategy to curb violence. Matt has the story

You’ve seen that “coexist” logo.  It’s on bumper stickers, and I saw it on a co-worker in t-shirt form today.  Well, in a turn of complete irony, it was on a certain car the other night, the one car-jacked by the Muslim Bombers had a “coexist” sticker.  Just a Conservative Girl has the pic…

The moral of the story? You cannot “coexist” with murderers and fanatics. Further you cannot curb violence with stupid bumper stickers, empty slogans, useless laws, or by limiting the rights of the law-abiding to defend themselves.

 

Does Anthony Weiner have a hard on for a political return? UPDATED! First Weiner campaign video added

Anthony Weiner might be seeking the New York Mayor’s office next election. Will he run as a Democrat? Will the party support him? Or perhaps he might start a new party? The Trouser Snake Party? or the One-Eyed Monster Party? Or perhaps the Perverts Party?

Via NY Post:

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner is laying the groundwork for a political comeback, possibly as a startling addition to this year’s mayoral race, sources said yesterday.

Political insiders were abuzz at news that Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, had granted a lengthy magazine interview for the first time since his resignation in an embarrassing sexting scandal in 2011.

“The magazine piece is step one of a two-step process for him to run citywide this year,” said one Democratic Party source.

“He’s looking at public advocate and comptroller, but he really thinks he can use this to get back in and run for mayor.”

Weiner issued a terse “no comment” when asked about his plans.

Weiner has $4.3 million left in his campaign account, including $248,710 that would be matched 6-to-1 under the public-financing system.

Here is a possible campaign them song

UPDATE! This might be the model for the first campaign ad

When Democrats say “by ANY means necessary”…..

They bloody well mean it!

The important thing to understand about the Democrat Party is that they have no moral or philosophical principles of any kind. The Democrat Party is about power for its own sake, and everything that Democrats claim to stand for is negotiable, subject to change if necessary to win elections. For example, if racism will win election for Democrats, then they will use racism to win elections:

Go read what the miscreants are up to now

 

Your quote of the day

Comes from Victory Girls, in response to those miscreants who mocked the death of American hero Chris Kyle

I’ll get straight to the point today. Most of humanity is gifted a sense of empathy and a soul, and then there are those who should be fed broken glass thrice daily with gasoline chasers to wash it down. I like to call those people “liberals”.

It is powerful, go read the entire post. And I love the final line, advising us how to address these types of bottom feeders who spend half their time bemoaning “Right Wing vitriol” and the other half engaging in Left Wing vitriol

“Bless your little hypocritical heart, fuck you.”

Indeed!

 

Noted airhead, Sandra Fluke, compares birth control to Leukemia treatment

Good Freaking Grief!! What religion would have any issue with leukemia treatment? This is the Left making crazy allegations again, in hopes of scaring people into supporting Democratic Liberal Leftist Communist policies that would control your health care choices.

 

Colin Powell A “Latent Democrat”? More Like A Full Blown Democrat

In fact I will go this far, Colin Powell has already left the GOP. he might not have officially said it, but he is a Liberal. He has all the talking points down, all the snide remarks about how secretly racist the GOP is. In fact if he is not a Democrat, he should get an Oscar for acting like one. Smitty seems to agree with me, more or less Frankly, Powell can leave and take Chris Chrsitie with him, I am sure Charlie Crist will welcome them with open arms, and lots of fake tan spray!