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IFG's Kochtopus - Mapping the Influence of Koch Cash

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Transcript of IFG's Kochtopus - Mapping the Influence of Koch Cash

MEDIA MANIPULATORS
THINK
TANKS


ASTROTURF
AGENTS

WEALTH WARRIORS
CONGRESSIONAL
COLLABORATORS

COURTROOM COLLABORATORS
PHYSICAL
to promote policy proposals for less government that protects people and the planet but more rights for corporations and investors
campaign contributions enable like-minded candidates to get elected, and pass laws favorable to Koch profits
like-minded elected officials appoint judges to rule in Kochs' favor
oil
gas
refining
fracking
tarsands
chemicals
ranching
fertilizers
forest products
commodity speculation
oil derivatives
$4,685,571
$10,474,500
$350,000
$13,878,990
fake "grassroots" groups to project an appearance of popular support for ideas and policies that benefit big corporations
Secretive strategy meetings include:
Press "professionals" who create positive media coverage favorable to Kochs' free market ideology.
legions of lobbyists, armies of accountants, and tax attorneys to keep wealth out of government
ON THE GROUND
KOCHTOPUS: The Influence of Koch-Cash
http://www.kochcash.org
police, military, and private contractors maintain security against civil unrest
Supreme Court Justices
http://www.kochpacannualreport.com/
From the IFG report: "Outing the Oligarchy: Billionaires Who Benefit from Today's Climate Crisis"
1. SIERRA CLUB
2. BLUE GREEN ALLIANCE
3. 350.ORG
4. DESMOGBLOG.COM
5. FRIENDS OF THE EARTH
6. CENTER FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
7. INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK
8. RUCKUS SOCIETY
9. GREENPEACE
10. OCCUPY
11. ALTERNET
12. INSTITUTE FOR POLICY STUDIES
13. CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS
14. CENTER FOR MEDIA AND DEMOCRACY
15 ALEC EXPOSED
16. COMMON CAUSE
17. CREDO
18. THE OTHER 98%
19. IFG
20. POLARIS INSTITUTE
21. HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICA NOW
22. CENTER FOR PUBLIC INTEGRITY
23. BRAVE NEW FOUNDATION
24. ALLIANCE FOR DEMOCRACY
25. AFL-CIO
26. GRASSROOTS GLOBAL JUSTICE
27. GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR RIGHTS
OF NATURE
28. NAACP
29. PUBLIC CITIZEN
30. MOVE TO AMMEND
31. PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY
https://www.teapartypatriots.org/
http://www.redistrictingmajorityproject.com/
International Forum on Globalization
The Story of Citizens United vs. FEC
$
$
$
$
$
$
PROFITS FROM:
Charles and David Koch
(Combined net worth: $104.4 B.)
GROUPS
GRAPPLING WITH THE
TENTACLES OF KOCH-CASH
PROFITS FUNNELED TO
S
ACADEMIC AGENTS
http://dirtyenergymoney.com/
1,525,000
FORCE
$100,000
Stephen Moore
Glenn Beck
Police contracted to guard secretive Koch meeting in Rancho Mirage, CA
fund universities to hire like-minded faculty to teach their ideologies.
Are the Koch brothers teaching you?
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)
Richard Fink
Kevin Gentry
Marc Short
Michelle Malkin
Art Pope
$
Rush Limbaugh
Fox News
The Rush Limbaugh Show
Glenn Beck Radio Program/Fox News
Heritage Foundation/Wall Street Journal
Whitney Ball
William Hume
$5,760,781
Grover Norquist
Tim Phillips
Wayne LaPierre
Chris Chocola
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
Sen. Rafael "Ted" Cruz
$673,721
$161,000
$918,858
$60,000
$246,100
$695,000
$54,266
$140,000
$350,000
$725,146
$12,285
$104,943
$175,000
$75,000
$191,000
$835,000
$237,000
$17,593,530
$119,983
$134,472
$84,151
$10,000
$32,500
$1,617,800
$2,661,521
$48,500
$657,369
$573,999
$1,607,500
Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK)
$45,500
Sen. James M. Inhofe (R-OK)
$72,750
Rep. Connie Mack (R-FL)
$45,000
Rep. John Cornyn (R-TX)
$44,200
Rep. John Culberson (R-TX)
$45,500
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI)
$45,250
Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX)
$45,000
Rep. Jim Ryun (R-KS)
$48,313
Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL)
$43,000
Sen. Norm Coleman (R-MN)
$45,550
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
$45,750
Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R-KS)
$237,366
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS)
$176,950
Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS)
$101,900
$14,600
Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX)
$70,000
Sen. George Allen (R-VA)
$68,850
Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS)
$63,550
Rep. John Kline (R-MN)
$62,800
Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM)
$60,000
Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO)
$56,300
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)
$55,200
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA)
$49,650
Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX)
$49,500
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX)
$49,000
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
$47,000
$16,000,000

John Stossel
Sean Hannity
Fox News
Fox News
Also pushing Koch propaganda:
$3,600,000
$25,750
sponsors "trainings" for federal judges that have been criticized for creating judicial conflicts of interest.
bankrolled the 2013 Supreme Court lawsuit that successfully repealed key provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act
fights for "economic freedom," limited government, and property rights.
$1,000,000
$965,000
$726,000
http://bit.ly/1fleiUg
For a complete list of Koch-funded universities for 2011, click the link below:
$419,254
Antonin Scalia
Clarence Thomas
Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)
$58,000
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH)
$14,000
Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID)
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)
$30,000
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
$26,400
http://www.teapartyexpress.org
$600,000
$200,000
Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX)
$42,800
Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI)
$40,500
Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)
$40,500
Mark Tapscott
Washington Examiner
BRAIN TRUST

$49,000
100,000
Funding from Koch foundations, 1986-2011
$1,975,000
$375,000
$1,650,500
$696,000
$491,250
$233,144
$240,000
$15,005
$12,331,712
$2,000,000
$2,478,999
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