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Oligarchy Defined: Koch Brothers Worth $100 Billion, Buy GOP For Just $412 Million

This is the infrastructure the Kochs have built with just a small fraction of their fortune in order to declare themselves rulers of the country, and possibly the world.
Oligarchy Defined: Koch Brothers Worth $100 Billion, Buy GOP For Just $412 Million

Via Breitbart Unmasked:

In the 2012 election, Charles and David Koch spent at least $412 million to swing elections across the country, an amount greater than the ten largest unions combined. Now Bloomberg reports that the Koch brothers’ combined net worth has exceeded $100 billion, with no sign that their advertising campaign against the Affordable Care Act is ever going to stop.

The Koch’s fortune is derived from their combined 84 percent stake in the second-largest closely held company in the U.S., which has annual sales of about $115 billion, according to Koch Industries’ website. They’re the fif...

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