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Koch brothers believe Trump unstoppable now

Koch brothers eat crow

Koch brothers eat crow

… from Press TV,  Teheran

[ Editor’s Note: This is a strange article — but not only because of the cold bucket of water it throws on Republican contenders thinking they can do a rabbit out of the hat trick to derail Trump, who has a head start despite their already hitting him with everything they had. The Koch brothers are not going to fund a Hail Mary pass to do try to derail him.

There has been some mention of Trump scandals in the closet, which would be no surprise; but, if true, it was stupid to not use them when they might have worked. Part of the poor Republican field showing is because the public is just bored to tears with the regular manipulative political theatrics.

And almost ignored in the race so far has been how little money Trump has spent, using his mouth instead of his bankroll to get coverage, and it has worked.

But while the Koch brothers are saying they are not wasting their money on the primary, they left unsaid what their plans are for the main race. They did not say they would NOT support Trump over Hillary. They will bide their time and make their next move when the timing suits themJim W. Dean ]


Trump is happy as he hasn't had to spend a lot of money yet

Trump is happy as he hasn’t had to spend a lot of money yet

– First published … March 04,  1016

Charles and David Koch, two of the US Republican Party’s biggest donors, say they will not attempt to stop GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump from scoring the nomination, because he seems unstoppable now.

“We have no plans to get involved in the primary,” said James Davis, a spokesman for Freedom Partners, the Koch brothers’ political network, Reuters reported Wednesday.

The report said that the Koch brothers believe money spent against Trump would be wasted since all previous attacks on the New York billionaire have failed.

The brothers have also reportedly soured somewhat on spending big on presidential elections, having bankrolled failed 2012 Republican candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney.

The Koch brothers wield significant financial and political influence on US politics, both directly and indirectly, via various advocacy and lobbying organizations. The brothers are the sons of Fred C. Koch, who founded Koch Industries, the second-largest privately held company in the United States.

The brothers have contributed heavily to conservative campaigns and think tanks. They are among the best-known Republican donors, and potential GOP candidates court their favor.

But the brothers are throwing their massive wealth and sophisticated organization into the Republican presidential primary for the first time. The Kochs have resisted jumping into presidential campaigns in the past because they had doubts in the value of the investment.

The Kochs spent some $400 million on US politics in 2015 and are planning to cash out about $900 million to shape this year’s presidential election.

Trump, who has never held elected office, is leading the Republican presidential primary field, despite the fact that his campaign has been marked by controversial statements, including with disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants and Muslims.

Trump has won the states of South Carolina, Nevada, and New Hampshire, while finishing second in Iowa.

On Super Tuesday, the former reality TV star made a further step toward a nominee for the November presidential election by winning in seven states.



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6 Responses to "Koch brothers believe Trump unstoppable now"

  1. DJ C  March 6, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    What’s making Trump successful is not Trump himself. It’s the fact the majority of concerned Americans are pissed off. Any candidate that sings the tune of nationalism, unscrewing the economy and monitoring the borders will get attention. It’s not rocket science.

  2. alan colorado  March 6, 2016 at 8:18 am

    If the Koch brothers believe Trump is unstoppable then they will either have to have the media destroy him or have him succumb to a fast acting disease or timely heart attack. I imagine that the NSA is burning the midnight lamp oil putting everything they can get together for one giant media event shocking “leak”

  3. wjabbe  March 6, 2016 at 6:49 am

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    An electrical engineering MIT graduate in 1979 became interested in the health field. He is the principal author of the book “The Hidden Story of Cancer” by Brian Peskin, E.E. and Amid Habib, M.D., Pinnacle Press, Houston, 2006-2010. This groundbreaking book has an extensive discussion and elucidation of Warburg’s great work on cancer. Every written statement which could be found which seeks to mislead and falsely claim Warburg was wrong, is clearly demolished in this book. Peskin goes beyond Warburg with a simple proposal to increase oxygen transfer to living cells via essential fatty acids. He describes the science behind this in detail. But when I sought to donate a copy of this book to the MIT Library, the head librarian refused to accept it! MIT’s alumnus Brian Peskin, E.E. should be appointed head of their new $100 million cancer center, because if Brian were appointed to this position, they might make some progress in addressing cancer prevention and treatment.

  4. wjabbe  March 6, 2016 at 6:37 am

    Otto H. Warburg, M.D., Ph.D., who proved the prime cause of cancer, based on experiments and facts, decades ago, first for animals in about 1923 and later for humans about the 1955-1965 period: Cancer is caused by oxygen deficiency to living cells over a relatively long period of time. All cancer cells metabolize primarily by anerobic glycolysis or the fermentation of sugar just like the lowest forms of life on our planet before the appearance of oxygen. The cancer generals and the arrogant professors at MIT have disregarded this fundamental information. All other causes of cancer, radiation, chemicals, etc. are secondary causes which merge into the above prime cause. Cancer is not hundreds of different diseases as falsely claimed by the cancer generals, different for every organ of the body, but one disease, oxygen deficiency to living cells. This is a unifying principle. Are bacterial infections different for every different organ of the body? Why would cancer be different for every organ of the body? This makes no sense and is not borne out by experiments and facts either.

  5. LC  March 5, 2016 at 6:55 pm

    Wonder why???

    ++ check this out in YouTube:::Trump’s Deck Of Jewish Cards

    Folks boycott all voting so these skunks don’t get min-delegates of 1237 they need for nomination.
    Learn from YouTUbe::: George Carlin Doesn’t Vote

  6. Bartered  March 5, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    Who hired Mitt to do that anti-Trump commercial, the RNC?

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