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Anonymous Targets Koch Bros with #OpWisconsin

Discussion in 'News and Current Events' started by Anonymous, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. Anonymous Member

    Press Release


    On the Rec List at DailyKos
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  2. Anonymous Member

    Wow, the Anonymous banner really is becoming the Wal-Mart of activist causes.
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  3. Anonymous Member

    We're Chanology remember? we are but just a small part of Anonymous.
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  4. LocalSP Member

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  5. grebe Member

    I like where this is going, but I'm nervous because I feel I need more dox before action is warranted.

    Paper products? Surely those boys own a conglomerate of companies, no?

    BRB, trolling SEC database...
  6. subgenius Member

    koch bros bad mmmkay
    fk em
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  7. LocalSP Member

    Thanks to ferallike for the great detailed list of GP building products:
    Georgia Pacific Building products
    Dense Armor Drywall and Decking
    ToughArmor Gypsum board
    Georgia pacific Plytanium Plywood
    Flexrock
    Densglass sheathing
    G/P Industrial plasters (some products used by a lot of crafters)-
    Agricultural Plaster
    Arts & Crafts Plaster
    Dental Plaster
    General Purpose Plaster
    Glass-reinforced Gypsum (GRG)
    Industrial Tooling Plaster
    Investment Casting Plaster
    Medical Plaster
    Metal Casting Plaster
    Pottery Plaster
    FibreStrong Rim board
    G/P Lam board
    Blue Ribbon OSB Rated Sheathing
    Blue Ribbon Sub-floor
    DryGuard Enhanced OSB
    Nautilus Wall Sheathing
    Thermostat OSB Radiant Barrier Sheathing
    Broadspan Engineered Wood Products
    XJ 85 I-Joists
    FireDefender Banded Cores
    FireDefender FS
    FireDefender Mineral Core
    Hardboard and Thin MDF including Auto Hardboard,
    Perforated Hardboard and Thin MDF
    Wood Fiberboard -
    Commercial Roof Fiberboard
    Hushboard Sound Deadening Board
    Regular Fiberboard Sheathing
    Structural Fiberboard Sheathing
    Thanks to enhydra lutris for the additional products/brands by INVISTA:
    COMFOREL® fiberfill
    COOLMAX® fabric
    CORDURA® fabric
    DACRON® fiber
    POLYSHIELD® resin
    SOLARMAX® fabric
    SOMERELLE® bedding products
    STAINMASTER® carpet
    SUPPLEX® fabric
    TACTEL® fiber
    TACTESSE® carpet fiber
    TERATE® polyols
    TERATHANE® polyether glycol
    THERMOLITE® fabric
    PHENREZ® resin
    POLARGUARD® fiber and
    LYCRA® fiber
  8. Herro Member

    I wipe my ass with their products. BECAUSE IT'S PAPER!!!! GET IT!?!?!? AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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  9. agent156 Member

    Really isn't this closer to the chanology anon than say the LOIC anon?
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  11. Rockyj Member

    The police were called by Gov Walker to clear Capitol of Protesters,
    The police say NO we work for the people of Wisconsin & we know who you work for!
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  12. agent156 Member

    Can anyone track down the veracity of the utility plant sales bit?
  13. LocalSP Member

    National Guard in 3...2...
  14. agent156 Member

    Wow the mob must be pissed legal no bid contracts....

    http://legis.wisconsin.gov/2011/data/JR1SB-11.pdf here is the bill search for 16.896

    this is the bit copied from a pundit blog...

    16.896 Sale or contractual operation of state−owned heating, cooling, and power plants. (1) Notwithstanding ss. 13.48 (14) (am) and 16.705 (1), the department may sell any state−owned heating, cooling, and power plant or may contract with a private entity for the operation of any such plant, with or without solicitation of bids, for any amount that the department determines to be in the best interest of the state. Notwithstanding ss. 196.49 and 196.80, no approval or certification of the public service commission is necessary for a public utility to purchase, or contract for the operation of, such a plant, and any such purchase is considered to be in the public interest and to comply with the criteria for certification of a project under s. 196.49 (3) (b)…
  15. Rockyj Member

    What you won't see on corporate TV!


    LMAO! I LOVE the IMPERIAL WALKER @ the END!
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  16. Anonymous Member

    Rhymes with cock.
  17. Anonymous Member

    this is fucking stupid...union slacker workers will be fine with their big pensions and free healthcare...focus on the real people in the world that need help...LIKE SLAVES!
  18. agent156 Member

    We wont be able to help them if we don't fight for our own rights.
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  19. Rockyj Member

    Another one w/music!
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  20. LocalSP Member

    Can you imagine what it would be like if it wasn't winter there? I predict a long hot summer is coming.
  21. Rockyj Member


    http://news.firedoglake.com/2011/02...ate-building-at-4-civil-disobedience-planned/
  22. MeatPuppet Member

    For every dollar put into the Wisconsin State union employees, the employee put up 100 cents. Their pension is entirely funded by deferred payments and no money comes from Tax payers.

    http://blogs.forbes.com/rickungar/2...ntribute-nothing-to-public-employee-pensions/
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  23. agent156 Member

    At 10:39 the utility bit gets mentioned

  24. Anonymous Member

    I think boycott idea this might be a troll by some union supporters who want to stir things up. I say this because it seems like an idea that is full of fail.

    When you're David you don't tell Goliath you're gunning for him. Instead you act natural, sneak across his perimeter when given the opportunity, grab loots, beat feets, and THEN issue a press release.

    IMHO the only people likely to be hurt by a short term drop in sales at Carlisle companies are workers in production facilities, not the uber-wealthy in bed with politicians. Plus I just don't see a populist boycott actually happening. How would it work? How do I, Joe Sixpack, boycott a manufacturer of roofing materials and SIPs?

    I think we should scrutinize the Koch brothers and their social network closely. The appropriate operation will arise once the community has a better understanding of what these boys are about.
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  25. agent156 Member

    Boycotts never work as boycotts.

    Calls for boycotts tend to go viral very fucken fast... and this one caries the no bid message that needs to get out.
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  26. LocalSP Member

    I have never been a big fan of boycotts as it does tend to hit the average worker first, but sometimes you have to hit the corporations where they live, in the pocket book. I agree that there needs to be more investigation into the Koch Bros but their investors need to be made aware of the fact a boycott of their products may be necessary and it will affect their pocket books.
  27. Coder2Press Member

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  28. Anonymous Member

    Any relation to the Heckler&Koch?
  29. xenubarb Member

    1/10. Yawn.
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  30. LocalSP Member

    The Koch Bros' father:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_C._Koch

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  31. Anonymous Member

    some sexy shit happening. i'd head to my capitol if shit like this went down there asap.

    for now i wish yall the best!!!
  32. Anonymous Member

  33. LocalSP Member

    I'll repeat what Barb said:

    1/10. Yawn.
  34. Anonymous Member

    Notes taken from a lengthy SEC filing here.

    Figures below are in millions:

    screenshot20110227at336.png

    To recap: Carlisle has five divisions: construction, transportation, interconnect, foodservice, specialty products. The first two are the biggies. Overview of construction division below:

  35. agent156 Member

    Lol so its safe to say he made a lot of money off the housing bubble. I already knew GP made a massive share of the engineered wood products used today.

    Transportation is down in a extra bad way also.
  36. Anonymous Member

  37. lulzgasm Member

    Looks like Walker already lost the game.
    The Koch brothers need to lose the game also.
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  38. Anonymous Member

    Interconnect Technologies

    If looking for shenanigans like no-bid deals at inflated prices, I would start with ECS. Custom high tech solutions are hard to price objectively.
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  39. Anonymous Member

    FoodService Products

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