Original Link: http://www.examiner.com/public-policy-in-cincinnati/koch-brothers-are-wolves-sheep-s-clothing
By Ishton W. Morton
Communications from NAACP President & CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous said; “The Koch brothers just don't want to take away your right to vote. They want to trick you into believing they are voting rights supporters.”
According to the communication, the Koch brothers are perfect examples of wolves in sheep’s clothing.
Apparently, these oil billionaires bankroll the Tea Party and now they are channeling their vast fortune to limit the right to vote in 38 states and counting.
The NAACP is sounding an alarm against their attacks, and has launched Stand4Freedom.orgto expose them in their efforts to mobilized rallies outside their New York headquarters on December 10th. 2011. Amazingly, the Koch brothers have responded with a bizarre online advertising campaign.
Consequently, when you search for the NAACP on Google, they've paid to have ads pop up directing people to a "Stand for Liberty" web page a page that's a blatant take-off of Stand4Freedom.org and actually brags about the Koch's so-called commitment to civil liberties.
Their attitude towards the NAACP is that they are stupid. It is believed that's not just inaccurate it's offensive. The leadership of NAACP believes the NAACP has always risen to protect our nation's most vulnerable populations when their rights have been threatened, and we will continue to do so with your help.
Accordingly, Jealous is reaching out to everyone. He said; “We need you to take action today, to ensure that millions are do not disenfranchised voters next year.”
Jealous continues to say; “Regardless of what they want you to believe, the facts are clear. The Koch brothers have a long history of fighting civil rights. For years they have bankrolled extreme right-wing and anti-government think tanks and fought affirmative action and other civil rights initiatives.”
He added; “Recently the PAC that they founded led the political effort to re-segregate North Carolina schools, and now they have launched their biggest initiative yet: to roll back voting rights in advance of the 2012 election.
Photo ID as a prerequisite to voting, proof of citizenship before casting a ballot, radically restrictive rules on registering new voters, dramatic cuts to early voting and Sunday voting these are just a few of the tactics that the Koch Brothers are using to make it harder for you to vote.
If the Koch brothers have their way, millions of students, the elderly and working families of all colors will fall victim to arcane voter suppression laws that this country hasn't seen in one hundred years.”