On Friday, Greenpeace flew one of it’s airships over Rancho Mirage, California with a banner reading “Koch Brothers: Dirty Money.” Why Rancho Mirage? Because this is where the oil billionaires are hosting a secret political strategy meeting. Planet Save
Van Jones, the former green jobs deputy in the Obama Administration and senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, described the anti-Koch rally as “the beginning of our fight back.”
Twenty-five hippies were reportedly arrested. Click here for some nice photos of the Riverside Sheriff’s Department riot squad who, alas, didn’t get the opportunity to use their batons, pepper spray and tasers. The Other McCain
I have been waiting to see who was ginning up the masses for this warm up rally against the Conservative get together of the Koch Foundation. Funny, isn’t it, Soros can dish it out to his leftwing causes.Conservatives are not suppose to comment.
I am sure Van Jones and rest of the Marxist crew are just salivating seeing the rioting in the Middle east and in Europe. If only in America. I am sure this was just the trial run for him. Code Pink managed to make an appearance as well.
Hundreds of liberal activists, environmentalists and union members protested outside the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, California to protest against what they view as the heavy financial influence of the Koch brothers in conservative causes.
Koch spokeswoman Nancy Pfotenhauer said the closed-door meeting “brings together some of America’s greatest philanthropists and job creators … who share a common belief that the current level of government spending in our nation is simply unsustainable.”
Widely associated with the Tea Party fringe of the Republican Party, the Koch brothers have come under unprecedented media scrutiny in recent years. IB Times
Here is a great link to later breaking news on the characters in this play: Conservative Hideout