Category Archives: The filthy rich

The First Amendment, the Cato Institute and the Koch Bros

The Cato Institute, founded by the Koch Bros, just issued a report “on the state of free speech in the United States.” Actually, since the report was produced by Cato, I should wrap it in “”. Sort of like, “report.” … Continue reading

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For bitter laughter, two NYT comments on GOP tax overhaul

Source: House Passes Budget Blueprint, Clearing Path for Tax Overhaul – The New York Times Here I was, trying to write something helpful and sensible and serious, when I took a look at the above NYT piece about the House … Continue reading

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A very rich man fights the Koch Bros

If I’m going to report on the very rich Koch Bros conspiracy to end American democracy, I should also report on the very rich men who are, in particular ways, fighting the conspiracy. So here’s Richard Branson. He’s a Brit, … Continue reading

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