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Hugo Chavez Told Me He Won't Sell Oil To The Kochs

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But how will the Kochs get Obama and the US government to turn against US consumers and their own green policies and promises? We'll get to that next week. 

I've been tracking the Kochs for 18 years, first as a private investigator on a case of oil missing from a Native American Indian reservation.

One thing from that case sticks with me even today. The trail of missing oil led to Charles Koch himself, who (according to a secret recording), told a co-conspirator why he did it. The billionaire said,

"I want my fair share. And that's ALL OF IT."

And "all of it" now includes a pipeline filled with hot, cheap oil.

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Author of the New York Times and international bestsellers, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy and Armed Madhouse, Palast is Patron of the Trinity College Philosophical Society, an honor previously held by Jonathan Swift and Oscar Wilde. Palast (more...)

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human beings can be so outrageously greedy.... by Lester Shepherd on Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 at 7:02:11 AM
Greed is an absolute. One is either 'greedy' or on... by Paul Repstock on Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 at 1:41:21 PM
We know who sets the price of oil and what their N... by Ray O. Sunshine on Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 at 11:57:28 AM
However, a few additional clarifications: "Canadi... by Paul Repstock on Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 at 2:03:20 PM
would be to process and refine it where it is mine... by Paul Repstock on Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 at 2:56:16 PM
But Canadian government is still a co-conspirator.... by BFalcon on Sunday, Feb 10, 2013 at 1:09:17 AM
!... by Paul Repstock on Sunday, Feb 10, 2013 at 10:54:07 AM
Let us all remember that the political and cultura... by Ethan Allen on Monday, Feb 11, 2013 at 3:01:36 PM