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  1. #1 Charles Koch: ‘We Have Saddam Hussein,This Is the Mother Of All Wars’ 
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    Billionaire Conservative Activist Charles Koch on 2012 Election: ‘We Have Saddam Hussein, This Is the Mother Of All Wars’

    Not the White House, nor the Obama 2012 campaign, nor Democratic National Committee had any immediate comment Tuesday when contacted by ABC News and asked about comments made by Koch referring to the 2012 campaign as a repeat of the Iraq War.

    “We have Saddam Hussein, this is the Mother of All Wars we’ve got in the next 18 months,” Koch said in comments at a private gathering in Colorado in June, first reported by the progressive Brad Blog and Mother Jones Magazine. ”For the life or death of this country.”

    ADD Philip Ellender, President and COO, Government and Public Affairs for the Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC, said in a statement that “Koch was not referring to President Obama in his remarks. The ‘Mother of All Wars’ is a common phrase, frequently attributed to Saddam Hussein on the eve of the first Gulf War.

    Amid record U.S. unemployment, continued economic decline, and loss of liberty, the U.S. has been plunged into its own ’mother of all wars.’ Our nation’s future will be determined in the coming months by the choices Americans make to address the serious economic issues facing our country.”

    The billionaire brothers Charles Koch and his brother David have given tens of millions of dollars to various conservative and libertarian causes over the years. The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer wrote about them last Summer.
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    The left had better not have the audacity to attack these remarks after their hate-filled rhetoric of the past few weeks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AmPat View Post
    The left had better not have the audacity to attack these remarks after their hate-filled rhetoric of the past few weeks.
    no kidding, particularly when their's were out in the open in public forums directed a specific people (TEA Party) where as Koch's comments were directed at the economy.

    but they are libs, the whole log and spec thing goes WAY over their heads
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