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Grilled By Scarborough, Schumer Ultimately Agrees With Reid: Koch Brothers' Actions 'Un-American
Newsbusters.org ^ | 3/27/2014 | Mark Finkelstein

Posted on 03/27/2014 9:41:05 AM PDT by rktman

At 63, Chuck Schumer can still dance—for awhile. But eventually, age or ambition caught up with the New York senator. On today's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough grilled Schumer over Harry Reid's accusation, uttered on the floor of the Senate, that the Koch brothers are "un-American."

For as long as he could, Schumer moonwalked away from Scarborough's question as to whether the Kochs are un-American. As one of Harry Reid's top lieutenants—and a lean and hungry senator who almost surely aspires to take Reid's leadership role when the opportunity arises—Schumer was on the spot. But Scarborough to his credit was relentless, and Schumer eventually wore down, making a distinction without a difference. Schumer asserted that the Kochs "actions" in running their run ads "absolutely" are "un-American." View the video after the jump.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alreadyposted; communists; demokkkrats; koch; kochbrothers; libs; reid; schumer
Uh, is that presidential candidate "scarbro"? No doubt that the knives are out for the Koch boys even though most folks are clueless about them. Other than the "fact" that they are some sort of un-American folks. Even fauxbama's "ofa" is gunning for them. I received this from "ofa" yesterday:

Friend --

This should humiliate anyone who's ever been associated with the Koch brothers.

One of their anti-Obamacare groups is going to college campuses, giving away free booze to try to bribe young folks out of getting health insurance.

Let them spend their millions on sick crap like that. Whether they like it or not, they're losing this debate, all because of the work you're doing. We're the group that's capable of putting these groups in their place.

Here's why I'm writing -- we're facing a huge fundraising deadline on Monday, and I need to know if you'll chip in to help.

According to our records associated with this exact email address, you haven't chipped in yet this year:

-- Supporter Status: Active -- 2014 Membership: Pending -- Suggested action: Donate $5 or more today.

If I had one thing to say to the Koch brothers, it'd be: "SCOREBOARD!"

Despite the millions of dollars they've spent, more than 5 million Americans have already signed up for private plans through the health insurance marketplace.

We're beating them through one-on-one conversations, helping people get the facts about getting covered, and dismantling the lies these groups are spreading about health care reform.

No matter what change we're fighting for, it seems like the Koch brothers have always been on the other side.

Our track record is pretty damn good. We've shown we can beat them, because we're building something bigger, stronger, and smarter than just a pile of money.

We'll never be able to go toe-to-toe with their checkbook -- and we don't need to, because we have a much more powerful tool in the hundreds of thousands of Americans standing up to make their voices heard.

That's what makes us different, and it's what makes these fundraising deadlines so important.

Your donation matters -- chip in $5 or more today:

https://donate.barackobama.com/Fight-Back-Right-Now

Thanks,

Messina

Jim Messina Chair Organizing for Action

As you can see, Koch brothers are planning booze induced frenzies at colleges around the country (Animal House?) to try to stop fauxbamacare.

1 posted on 03/27/2014 9:41:06 AM PDT by rktman
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To: rktman

How can I get the Koch brothers to show up at my house? Booze is getting more and more expensive!


2 posted on 03/27/2014 9:45:59 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein

Gas is still cheaper. Not too good to drink though. :>}


3 posted on 03/27/2014 9:48:46 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: rktman

No, Schumer and Reid’s action are un-American. They just can’t stand the truth.


4 posted on 03/27/2014 9:51:30 AM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: rktman

Bump


5 posted on 03/27/2014 9:53:00 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: miss marmelstein

un-American “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”


6 posted on 03/27/2014 9:53:51 AM PDT by thorvaldr
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To: rktman

Schumer, rhymes with tumor. (It’s not a Schumer.)


7 posted on 03/27/2014 9:55:56 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: rktman

Pure Alinsky. What bastards.


8 posted on 03/27/2014 10:02:09 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: rktman

The Libtard Leftists who denounced the House Committee on Un-American Activities now dare accuse others of being “un-American”?

The HCUAA questioned suspects had ties to the Soviet Union and other nations that meant us harm. Who do the Koch brother ally with? To what end?


9 posted on 03/27/2014 10:03:19 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: rktman

This is a hoot. At least the Koch Bros. splurge a bit and buy alcohol. The Dems just give out packs of smokes with their phony ID’s at the election hall!


10 posted on 03/27/2014 10:04:10 AM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: miss marmelstein

The GOP is really missing the boat here, because they could now out-Alinsky the liberals if they wanted to. And to be frank, at some level, that they are not doing this is an indication that they ain’t too bright. They could really engage in some liberal brain scrambling. I mean, grab the phonograph arm and scrape it across the record.

They could find a John Stewart type, perhaps Dennis Miller, and run completely fake stories couched as serious documentaries about how the Koch Brothers hired Al Queda to cause global warming so that airplanes would disappear. They could do documentaries about polar bear pensions shortfalls. They could do a story on skilled American workers but treat them like prairie chickens and act to try to get them on the endangered species list. They could run Man on the Street or JayWalking skits. They could show problems in the Post Office getting full automatic weapons to Girl Scouts because of shoddy mail deliveries.


11 posted on 03/27/2014 10:06:48 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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“Scoreboard”?

LOL . . .this has been a DIS ASS TER from the get-go.

Yeah, “Scoreboard” alright


12 posted on 03/27/2014 10:23:28 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Hey 2008, we told you so)
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To: rktman

The most dangerous place on earth is to get between Chuck Schumer and a TV camera.


13 posted on 03/27/2014 10:24:13 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: rktman

Meanwhile, the left has Soros and the Unions but what they do is totally awesome right..


14 posted on 03/27/2014 10:50:19 AM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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No doubt they are totally awesome. THEY would never think of undermining our freedoms and subverting the constitution. :} And don’t forget about that evil Citizens United thingy.


15 posted on 03/27/2014 11:00:44 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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Yes, it’s unAmerican to make ads opposing the other party’s views. Because this has never been done in the history of this country.


16 posted on 03/27/2014 11:10:42 AM PDT by Durbin
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To: rktman
Koch companies manufacture a wide variety of products, including transportation fuels, building and consumer products, electronic components, fibers, fertilizers, membrane filtration and pollution control equipment

What does Chuckie produce? .. Hot Air!!

How many people does Chuckie employ? ... Not Many!!

Check out the Koch link.

17 posted on 03/27/2014 11:37:35 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

LOL! According to “them” it’s all just a front to hide their insidious plans to ruin the country. Oh, and all the fauxbama care complainers are liars too and probably don’t believe in gore-bull climate warming change either.


18 posted on 03/27/2014 11:44:01 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: miss marmelstein
How can I get the Koch brothers to show up at my house? Booze is getting more and more expensive!

Great idea! It would allow me to put to even greater use the "Wine & Viticulture" class I'm taking. They might even be impressed if I ask them to bring along a case of Cervantes Cuvee.

I've got the white wine covered, as a grizzled veteran of dozens of wine fests on the Mosel River. You can never go wrong with a Mosel Auslese. With their money, perhaps I could tempt them into a case of Eiswein.

19 posted on 03/27/2014 11:51:39 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: Night Hides Not

I want vodka and more vodka! I’ll donate to one of their candidates - especially if they throw in some single malt scotch!

Sadly, I’m horribly allergic to red wine (migraines).


20 posted on 03/27/2014 1:51:16 PM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: rktman
Yeah .. I'm a little late! 8)
21 posted on 04/10/2014 7:37:23 PM PDT by stirrinthepuddin
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