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Tea party groups still refuse to disclose who’s bankrolling Real Distortions campaign

More amazing hypocrisy from the local right-wing tea partiers this morning. According to Raleigh’s News & Observer, Americans for the Prosperous and the Pope-Civitasers still refuse to disclose who is paying the hundreds of thousands of dollars they’re spending on their so-called “Real Solutions” TV ad/traveling billboard campaign. Mind you, these are the same people who maintain a website they call “Carolina Transparency”!!

In this case, the only thing transparent, of course, is the blatant hypocrisy displayed by groups who are too chicken to tell the world which rich guys/corporations are bankrolling their efforts to hoodwink the people of North Carolina.

3 Comments


  1. david esmay

    April 10, 2012 at 1:02 pm

    Can you give me a Koch, please.

  2. Doug

    April 10, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    I know you try to be funny and witty david, but most of the time it doesn’t work !

  3. Machaton

    April 24, 2012 at 6:04 am

    I was thinking yedsertay of a metapor There is a boat people on the boat and big sharks in the water. The sharks want to feed on the people but the hull stands between them and thier next meal. The boat is the government at all levels. The sharks are corporations petro, insurance, banking, the huge multinationals who trade not in products but entire companies. The government is the only force strong enough to hold back the sharks and the sharks are smart enough to recognize the advantage of no boat or a boat so weak and small that they can get at food easily. The people decide the size, construction and purpose of the boat (elections) and the sharks have recruits among the people on the boat who argue that the boat in not nescessary or it’s too big or too expensive. Some argue for no boat at all (libertarians) others simply want representation for some throw the rest in the water (traditional GOP). Ultimately, the argument is about how who fuels the boat. Conservatives pretended that the boat could be fueled on credit. The CC is maxed and now someone has to pay. If sanity wins out (doubtful) the rich should pay higher taxes for the security of all. Conservatives see the fiscal crisis as their opportunity to dump the majority in the water for a shark feeding frenzy.

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