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Would a Koch Takeover of Cato Make War With Iran More Likely?

Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
Robert Greenwald and Jesse Lava

The drumbeat for war in Iran is getting louder, but opposition is coming from a seemingly unlikely source: the Cato Institute. This libertarian think ...

Laissez Cato Faire

Kevin Dowd | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Kevin Dowd

The most likely outcome of a Koch takeover is that Cato would be eviscerated, the brand would be destroyed and the Kochs would take over an empty shell -- in short, the outcome would be a catastrophe, and even the winners would gain nothing.

Take My Koch Brothers -- Please

David Isenberg | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics
David Isenberg

Given that some of the people the Koch brothers want to put on CATO's board are firmly in the neocon camp, one doesn't have to be a rocket scientist to see that a Koch-controlled CATO Institute is one big win for unbridled militarism and one big setback for those advocating small government and individual liberty.

Another Twist In Koch Brothers' Lawsuit?

Kansas City Star | Dave Helling | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Merits of the case aside, though, the dispute could provide an interesting test of the limits of federal tax law relating to organizations like Cato -...

Koch Brothers Waging Extraordinary Campaign

Slate | David Weigel | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

On Friday afternoon, as the Washington offices of the Cato Institute were emptying out for the weekend, the libertarian think tank's president sent an...

Think Again: Kochs: Life Is Good

Eric Alterman | Posted 10.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Koch naturally thinks his money better spent as he sees fit, and I don't blame him. The very money he should be paying in taxes goes into tax-deductible organizations designed to increase his wealth and influence.