Originally Posted by cpwill
Americans for Prosperity
"Five years ago my brother Charles and I provided the funds to start the Americans for Prosperity." -- David Koch
The Heritage Foundation
As of February 2011, Heritage reported 710,000 supporters. Heritage Foundation is also a part of the Koch Foundation Associate Program.
FreedomWorks originated from a campaign called Citizens for a Sound Economy, which split in two in 2004. CSE was set up by businessman David Koch (Koch Industries).
"The Washington Examiner describes Koch as the “financial engine of the Tea Party”
Koch strategy retreat
See Koch Event 2010-06 Attendees for the names and affiliations of roughly 200 participants from the June 2010 meeting in Aspen Colorado, including hedge fund executives, Republican donors, and free-market evangelists - and for the actions some have taken.
The Center to Protect Patients Rights
Americans for Tax Reform
Earlier guests included politicians and Supreme Court justices (Scalia & Thomas).
The politicians included Governors Haley Barbour and Bobby Jindal; Senators Jim DeMint and Tom Coburn and Representatives Mike Pence, Tom Price and Paul Ryan.
The GOP has evolved into merely being a Koch Brother's front. Charles and David Koch pwn the GOP... heart and soul. And the parts that aren't owned by the brothers are being bitchslapped into step by these organizations listed above like Grover Norquist's American's for Tax Reform who threatens GOP members with being primaried if they don't do the lock-step as they are told.
If you want to see yet another angle on the Koch brother's conspiracy behind the GOP...
John Birch Society
Fred Koch, founder of Koch Industries, was one of the founding members.
That is the Koch brothers' daddy. A conspiracy minded view of this would be to see that the GOP is now being morphed by the Koch brothers into the John Birch society.