By Nanette Gonzalez and Sarah Fenske
In just two short months, Charles and David Koch's dreams of purchasing the L.A. Times have gone from a well-sourced rumor, first reported on this blog, to the catalyst for outraged essays in newspapers across the country to a protest song by none less than Ry C ... More >>
People are starving on Skid Row, children go without parents in South L.A., and immigrants will work for practically nothing in this town.
But a couple of rich conservatives threaten to buy the Los Angeles Times and -- whoa! -- opponents will hit the streets like anarchists in Seattle:
Update: The Koch Brothers respond, sort of. See next page. See also: Who Will Buy the Los Angeles Times?The latest rumor about the next owner of the L.A. Times, which is for sale, is a doozy. A bombshell. It's a doozy wrapped in a bombshell exploding inside a Drudge siren.
Multiple sources te ... More >>
Charles and David KochCharles and David Koch, the billionaire brothers who helped bring you the Tea Party and Proposition 23, are convening with other super wealthy Republicans for what was supposed to be a secretive meeting in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs this weekend.
They were going t ... More >>
Power VoteCal State L.A. senior Joel FrancisMarine veteran and Cal State L.A. senior Joel Francis wants to go mano-a-mano with billionaire Charles Koch.
Yesterday, Francis challenged the wealth tycoon to a debate over Proposition 23, the controversial November ballot measure that seeks to s ... More >>