• No Government No Civilization

    Feudalism does not lead to prosperity or freedom. Koch brothers are demonizing the government. I am personally getting death threats from Tea Party members who are my coworkers working for the federal government. Their ideology is absolutely evil. The best countries to live in collect the most taxes ... Sweden, Denmark, Norway. If you hate government so much there are places without it, please feel free to move to Somalia or Afghanistan for few days. I am sure you will be back in few days if you survive.

  • Simply Put: "Evil is as Evil does" or "By their fruits you shall know them."

    The Koch brothers, with their consistent support of Libertarian and far right groups like the TEA Party (which embrace a political philosophy that amounts to Social Darwinism) have clearly demonstrated that they are in fact evil.

    They spend multiple MILLIONS to brainwash hard-working, decent, low and moderate income people, just trying to make it from paycheck to paycheck, into thinking that they should vote for the very politicians (Republicans in general, TEA Party in particular) whose governing philosophy is to make it HARDER for them to do so by allowing corporations to ship all our good jobs overseas, by voting against increases in the Minimum Wage, by Advocating for the return of Child Labor, etc.

  • Insatiable Greed for Wealth and Power

    While the term evil is somewhat nebulous, the fact remains that the Koch brothers spend a large amount of their time, effort, and money manipulating the political system, as well as citizens, to increase their personal wealth and influence. These are the type of people who would put lead paint in your children's toys in order to save a few pennies. They are the type that will lobby to cut regulations on dangerous chemicals, then say, "We had no way of knowing this would happen," when they dump thousands of gallons of those chemicals into public waterways.

    The Koch brothers could care less if you or a loved one gets cancer from their pollution. They put money on a pedestal above all. They are some of the richest individuals on the planet, yet they continue to ramp up their pro-pollution, pro-deregulation, and pro-corruption propaganda, all in the name of "freedom." It is a sick and twisted logic that allows these cretins to wake up and look at themselves in the mirror without even a twinge of disgust. Most Koch supporters cry capitalism and free market, but fail to realize the Koch's manipulation of government and citizenry is the antithesis of the free market.

    So, are the Koch brothers evil? I'm not sure, but they sure are a dangerous threat to the existence of a stable and healthy society.

  • Fascism require vast money to take over a country.

    It is no secret that money is the root of all political evil though out history. But the Koch brothers and its master propagandist Karl Rove have taken this to a very very dangerous level of fascism.

    Koch brother have long ties to extreme fascistic conservative groups for 3 decades….For example, a little-known group called Freedom Partners with strong connections to the brothers came forward in September 2013 as the primary money source of nearly a 1/4 billion dollars given to a wide variety of right wing fanatic conservative political groups in 2012.

    Kochs back Americans for Prosperity,. Most notably this group launched a campaign against a Republican lawmaker who expressed openness to expanding Medicaid in his state under the Affordable Care Act.

  • Fascism requires vast amounts of money.

    The supreme court has made billionaires like Koch brothers (and their front dark money groups with unlimited money) purchase the political strructure of the USA via the "citizens united" ruling. Absolute monetary power corrupts everything absolutely. Propagandists like Karl Rove paid by Koch brothers brainwashes the USA with lies, distortions and propaganda.

  • They are Evil Incarnate

    These two humans have more wealth than they could ever spend. Yet, their thirst for more wealth and power is insatiable. They oppose almost everything that serves the greater good.
    Actually I pity these humans. They have , at their fingertips, the financial means to make the world a better place and instead spend untold millions furthering their own personal self-serving agendas.

  • They are greedy and selfish

    Besides their unsatiable greed, they exhibit a limitless perversion to shape America into their own personal country, wherein the masses are poor, uneducated, lacking health care, and suffering from the environmental damage they themselves have created. They truly believe that they are superior to everyone else and are resentful that America is yet a democracy, wherein little people have rights and a voice.
    In their world view predatory capitalists like themselves should have no restraint whatsoever on their insatiable drive for limitless wealth. Everyone else deserves squalor and destitution, and should worship them and their economic tyrany. We should all delight in their sociopathy, and thank them for allowing us to grovel in their personal country.

  • Buying their way into the government.

    When two people have access to almost unlimited funds and they choose to use these funds to overwhelm the average person with their brand of propaganda, this is not democracy. Buying their brand of warped government with tea party shills is evil. We need to somehow stop the influence of big money in our government. My vote no longer matters. These evil people can just buy the votes they need with their unlimited funds.

  • While not necessarily "evil"...

    They did urge the government shutdown. They say that people with pre-existing conditions don't need health insurance cause they don't get better anyway. They want to privatize everything, including the education system. They are trying to force the Keystone XL pipeline which will give them billions of dollars, only create jobs for a short while, and then cause irreversible environmental damage, while pumping a substance that is nearly unusable, through a system that is already springing leaks all over the place. They gave Karl Rove millions of dollars to "plant" a president, which thankfully failed.

    So maybe they aren't evil. They are just greedy, immoral S.O.B.S who care nothing but the massive amounts of money and power given to them (or they take), and are willing to let the world fall apart. Well, maybe they aren't willing to let it completely fall apart. I'm sure they'd be completely happy if we all bowed down to them, working as mindless drones for no pay, while trying to scrounge up just enough cash to buy their products.

  • Yes they are evil

    To me, there is nothing even remotely good about the Koch brothers. With the amount of money they spend on politics, just to make sure employers do not have to treat their employees with dignity. They could care less about their environment, and they are some of the biggest contributors to pollution on the planet.

  • It is hyperbole

    Disagreeing with someone politically, does not make them evil. The Koch bros are politically active, but so are lot's of people. They appear to support individual freedom, which is the opposite of evil.
    A word like "evil" should be preserved for people who truly deserve it, such as Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Hugo Chavez, Pinochet, Kim Jong Il, Saddam Hussein, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, Lenin, Hitler, etc.

  • The Koch brothers are not evil.

    I know very many people who work for the Kochs and have even met the Kochs themselves. Everyone just sees the bad in them. They're just hard working capitalists. They actually donate a substantial amount of money to local charities and fund many nonprofit events. They act like perfectly normal business people.

  • Most People Just Don't Understand Economics

    Nearly all of the hate against the Koch brothers comes from people with a lack of understanding about the nature of money, economics, and the way markets function. Or they stem from misguided cultural beliefs that "money is evil", "rich people make their money at the expense of the poor", etc. Or people hate them because they fund conservative and libertarian causes, or because they lobby against climate-related regulation.

    If you take time to educate yourself about economics, you'll learn things like

    1) money residing in a portfolio or corporate holdings is actually still in circulation, so statements like "they want all that greedy evil money for themselves" are just wildly ignorant.
    2) that government has no magic power to make things happen more cheaply than it can happen naturally in a free market, there's still a cost that gets taken through taxation and the added expense of bureaucracy, so it costs the public MORE any time government "helps" through it's programs

    There is a lot of foundational knowledge that it takes to understand libertarianism and why it is the correct answer for a better society. Unfortunately we live in a reality-tv culture that doesn't take the time to really study these issues. So when some "evil billionaire" lobbies against misguided political initiatives, they are labeled as evil bastards.

  • Evil shuts down National Monuments. Koch's provide jobs. Democrats do not.

    The Koch's provide numerous job and as the 2nd largest privately held company, produce enormous amounts of money for taxes collected by the government. The democrats have not done anything about the economy. The economy is absolutely stagnant and there are no substantial jobs being created. A leader of the greatest nation on Earth should not shut down National Parks that are the property of the people. They are not his to play games with. Leaders never tell their underlings to "make it hurt" when regarding their own people. That is evil.

  • No, because evil doesn't exist.

    What these two men are is very simple - they are industrialists and capitalists. That is not 'evil' since the concept is silly to begin with and really only pertains to a person's own religious views. The only thing that makes these two men different from any other large business owner is that they have been active, outspoken and very visible in the public and political spectrums. As with any business owner, large or small, they are looking out for their own best interests and the pockets of their shareholders.

  • No, because evil doesn't exist.

    What these two men are is very simple - they are industrialists and capitalists. That is not 'evil' since the concept is silly to begin with and really only pertains to a person's own religious views. The only thing that makes these two men different from any other large business owner is that they have been active, outspoken and very visible in the public and political spectrums. As with any business owner, large or small, they are looking out for their own best interests and the pockets of their shareholders.

  • No, the Koch brothers are not evil.

    The billionaire Koch brothers are not evil, they are just participants in a broken capitalist society. Some may portray them as vulture capitalists and that they may be however, inherently evil they are not. If the benefits of their capitalist ambitions were not such that they override the benefits of caring for others less fortunate then I am certain that they would choose the latter instead of the former for political policy. They are merely weak willed or misguided.

  • They're just like everyone else.

    It's funny how people vote with their money to make certain firms wealthier than others and then get upset when they notice the disparity. In free societies, people choose what they want. The U.S. Is a fairly free market society, although that seems to be generally decreasing every year. Nevertheless, It's pretty clear that over the years Koch has provided services and products at costs lower than others, thus offering prices superior to competitors. They constantly innovate and support free markets. They give to charities, provide plenty of jobs, and ultimately raise living standards for all. I'm happy they've helped America's "poor" be richer than most of the world at large. And to all of you who say Koch is greedy, can I just have your money? I promise I'll use it better than you.

  • Essence of Free Market Business

    The Koch brothers employ millions of people, are the second largest private corporation in the United States, and support domestic energy and energy independence. They are the embodiment of private entrepreneurship and they have served as an inspiration to all who aspire to have their own businesses and embrace the beauty of capitalism.

  • Too focused on wealth, perhaps, but not evil.

    They fund a lot of good science, but they are also fairly greedy. They are reminiscent of the gilded age capitalists: beneficial and terrible for society. Their greed is fueled by a population that's too stupid to know they aren't exceptional or too lazy to work for a living. I think the blame lies with the population, not with two greedy scientist-businessmen.

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