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ensho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-11 11:01 AM
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Sugar Daddies of the Tea Party

http://www.counterpunch.org/2011/11/11/sugar-daddies-of-the-tea-party/


A Modest Proposal for the Brothers Koch


Its interesting about Bill Koch, the energy and mining billionaire and Tea Party sugar daddy, though his brothers seem to be more the Tea Party groupies than he. He reminds me of Marie Antoinette, not in his looks, but in his mindless pursuits.

She prized parading around as a milkmaid on the grounds at Versailles. Bill has a thing for cowboys. It explains why he paid $2.3 million for a photo of Billy the Kid. In fact, this Wild West fixation probably explains his desire to secure about 1900 acres of public land, our land, so as to privatize his 5000 acre Bear Ranch near Paonia, CO even further.

According to an independently researched story by Madeline Osberger in a recent Sunday Denver Post, his ranch is bisected by BLM and Forest Service land, and it represents a problem he can solve if we just accept a land transfer of his choosinghe offered an exchange rate of one acre of his land, some of it in Utah, for 2 acres of our land. Hes built a replica Wild West city on the ranch, not for the benefit of small children, but to live out his own cowboy fantasies. His own private sand box or milk pail, if you will.

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Just this week I heard one of the oil boys say at a conference at CSU, where the ex-governor, Bill Ritter, is now resplendently ensconced in an endowed energy chair that pays $300 K a year, that the fracking technology now allows them to put up to 52 wells on one pad, that they can sink each of these wells 8000 feet down in a couple of day, and that they only need to separate them by 5 feet. I say, require Bill, using all this gee-whiz technology, to do a demonstration fracking project on his property as part of the land swap deal, or tell him to go to hell.

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CanonRay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-11 11:18 AM
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1. He also purchased Buckskin Joe's a wild west attraction in Canon City,CO
and moved it to his ranch,lock stock and barrell in the middle of the night. He left a number of people in the county without jobs all for his private amusement.
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CrispyQ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-11 11:38 AM
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2. Wish I could rec this multiple times!
The article will piss you off. Royally.

THIS SHIT HAS GOT TO STOP.
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ensho Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-11 11:50 AM
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3. thank you - this brother likes to play cowboys


which is an insult to cowboys

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