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Browsing the "Americans For Prosperity" Tag

Open Letter To The Koch Brothers: How You Can Help The Environment And Make More Money, A Win–Win Proposition

February 24th, 2019 | by Paul Fosse

Before I get to the letter, I should let you know, I don't hate the Koch brothers like many readers do. I have worked with some of the organizations they support, like Americans for Prosperity (I worked with them to oppose government funding of sports stadiums, which benefit well connected rich sport fans but hurt everyone else) and several other projects, including criminal justice reform. Admittedly, I do also hate some of the actions that they have been accused of, like spreading misinformation on electric vehicles (EVs)


Tesla’s Enemies Are Perfecting The FUD Machine, & Playing The Media

September 6th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla’s vehicles are the three top-selling EVs in the US market. Model S has been consistently outselling every competing large luxury sedan for years, and it appears as if Model 3 will similarly dominate the small sedan segment. The company continues merrily producing 5,000 Model 3s per week, and teardowns by two sets of auto industry experts (Munro & Associates and a group commissioned by German automakers) have concluded that the new EV should deliver a healthy profit margin


$6 Million More Spent on Bogus Solyndra Ads

January 19th, 2012 | by Stephen Lacey

The Koch-funded political advocacy organization Americans for Prosperity is unleashing another multi-million campaign to play up the Solyndra bankruptcy in key election states. After the release of 180,000 pages of documents and months of a heavily-politicized Congressional investigation that included testimony from Energy Secretary Steven Chu, there is still no evidence that the loan guarantee issued to the now-bankrupt solar company Solyndra was a political favor, or that any official in the Administration did anything illegal.



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