Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Happy New Year

And for this year I'll start by just highlighting an article by ThinkProgress. Via ThinkProgress the highlighted this gem from FT.

The excitement started even before the show when David H. Koch, the co-owner of Koch Industries, the largest privately-own industrial conglomerate in the US, came out on stage to talk about his $2.5m sponsorship of the production. Most people applauded but there were also boos from near where I sat in the balcony, followed by an angry debate in the row in front of me, with one of the booers declaring “he’s an evil man” and a couple next to her telling her to “shut up” and to leave the theatre. [...] Once Mr Koch had left the stage, the booing stopped and the ballet started.

The more people learn about these slugs Koch and Donahue from U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the better off this country is.

I've written about Koch HERE, HERE, HERE, and about the Chamber HERE and HERE.

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