Koch Brothers get richer with secret sales to Iran

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    I can see why they promote less goverment and regulations.
    The government is getting in their way of making more money.
     
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    Again? :lol:
     
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    Yup, how can they contribute all that money to the GOP without making some sales under the table.
     
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    Were you upset when you found out Immelt/GE was doing business with Iran? I bet you weren't.
     
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    Let me know when you are outraged by the behavior of Soros and I'll take you seriously. Until then.... this is just partisan bullshit.
     
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    see they dont care about the laws they just want to rich to win this war they are waging against the 99%
     
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    did you say that when Imelt and GE were doing business with Iran? i bet you didn't
     
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    By September of that year, the researchers had found evidence of improper payments to secure contracts in six countries dating back to 2002, authorized by the business director of the company’s Koch-Glitsch affiliate in France.

    “Those activities constitute violations of criminal law,” Koch Industries wrote in a Dec. 8, 2008, letter giving details of its findings. The letter was made public in a civil court ruling in France in September 2010; the document has never before been reported by the media.

    Egorova-Farines wasn’t rewarded for bringing the illicit payments to the company’s attention. Her superiors removed her from the inquiry in August 2008 and fired her in June 2009, calling her incompetent, even after Koch’s investigators substantiated her findings. She sued Koch-Glitsch in France for wrongful termination
     
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