"I really need to stop saying, “Republicans can’t get much more ridiculous than (fill in the blank)” when writing some of my articles, because Republicans always seem determined to prove me wrong. And it’s happened once again.
Now I fully expected a lot of outlandish anti-Obamacare rhetoric coming from conservatives as they face the glaring reality they can no longer deny—the Affordable Care Act is the law of the land.
"Today, the Koch-funded "Freedom Partners," which secretly distributed $250 million during the 2012 election season, posted its first federal tax report which uncloaked several Koch-related entities that were previously unknown. Last week, Politico broke the news of the existence of this group. Today, new details of the group's spending are available for the first time.
"An Arlington, Va.-based conservative group, whose existence until now was unknown to almost everyone in politics, raised and spent $250 million in 2012 to shape political and policy debate nationwide.
The group, Freedom Partners, and its president, Marc Short, serve as an outlet for the ideas and funds of the mysterious Koch brothers, cutting checks as large as $63 million to groups promoting conservative causes, according to an IRS document to be filed shortly.