What Should United Negroes Do?

Can't wait to read the dance on this one.
In a move that is sure to confound--and enrage--the left, the Koch brothers have donated $25 million to the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), the foremost source of financial support to African-American students.

The UNCF launched the "Koch Scholars" program Friday, which "will provide nearly 3,000 merit- based awards to African American undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctorate students seeking scholarship assistance."

According to Koch Industries, Inc., the donation will also help fund 37 historically black colleges, which have struggled with financial shortfalls in recent years.

"We are enormously grateful to Koch Industries and the Charles Koch Foundation for their long-standing support of UNCF and for helping to create new opportunities for earned success and a better future for our students,” said UNCF president and CEO Dr. Michael Lomax.

The Koch brothers, Charles and David, are the Democrats' favored targets in campaigns against Republicans in general, particularly on themes of climate change and campaign finance. Led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, for whom the Koch brothers are a passionate obsession, Demcorats have made attacks on the Kochs the central feature of their midterm election campaign and their attempt to retain control of the U.S. Senate.

The Kochs, who support a variety of conservative, free market, and libertarian causes, are also known for their philanthropy in a variety of areas.

The $25 million donation to the UNCF is not a one-time gift aimed at easing public scrutiny, but is in fact the continuation of a long association between Koch-owned companies and the organization.

Regardless, Democrats may find that demonizing the Kochs will become a bit more difficult.

Read more: http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-California/2014/06/06/Koch-Brothers-G...

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The UNCF supports students at private HBCUs (including Wilberforce U. In Ohio) while the Thurgood Marshall College Fund helps public HBCUs. My guess is the Kochs prefer to give to worthwhile private causes and institutions, rather than public ones. The Kochs have supported the UNCF since 2005, so any attempt to twist and spin by either side of the political fence would be unfortunate.

Patience is a great virtue.

Well said, Don.

NM..

The mind is a terrible thing to waste.

My understanding there are four Koch Brothers of which have different political persuasions. Only two are trying to take us back to the 1800s.

This is like saying all Lefebvres are A$$HOLES. I only know of one A$$HOLE Lefebvre. I'm sure the rest are as pure as the driven snow!

Another piece of sloppy work from WSPD's finest the Freducator!

Fred C. Koch (1900–1967), American chemical engineer and entrepreneur who founded the oil refinery firm that later became Koch Industries and was one of the founding members of the John Birch Society[5][6][7][8]
Mary Robinson Koch (October 17, 1907 – December 21, 1990),[9] wife of Fred C. and namesake of the company tanker vessel Mary R. Koch
Four sons of Fred C. and Mary Robinson Koch:[9]
Frederick R. Koch (born 1933), collector
Charles G. Koch (born 1935), Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Koch Industries
David H. Koch (born 1940), Executive Vice President of Koch Industries
William Koch (born 1940), businessman, sailor, and collector
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koch_family

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at "Negroes."

Then you should talk to Dr. Michael Lomax who is the CEO and President of the UNCF and see if he'll change the name to something that you like better.

Any statement I make is the opinion of me exercising my first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and is generally permitted.

clear that everything you post here is to increase/maintain listeners. You are in a highly competitive business. I get that.
If you were truly concerned with appearing unlike a racist, your title would have read something like, "What should those liberals who support the United Negro College Fund do?" By omitting part of the title of the fund, you appear to be using an out-of-date term that was once a sign of respect, and is now seen as a racial slur.
But, as I stated above, your posts are meant to help you in a highly competitive business. No one, however, should feign shock when your title is taken to mean that you are being less than respectful toward African-Americans.

Well stated, Dale.

Patience is a great virtue.

Talking with a builder friend the other day and the subject of our electronic media came up. He told me the country is so angry and we both agreed it was being promulgated by our ratings driven news media. It's gotten so bad that they now promote lies for ratings. The sad fact is the public is too ignorant to figure it out.

Statements made are the opinion of the writer who is exercising his first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and are generally permitted.

Talking with a business owner friend of mine the other day and the subject of unions came up. He told me the country is so angry at unions and we both agreed it was being promulgated by the ratings driven Ed Schultz and MSNBC. It's gotten so bad that they now promote lies for ratings. The sad fact is the public is too ignorant to figure it out.

Any statement I make is the opinion of me exercising my first amendment right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and is generally permitted.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/18/union-membership-middle-class-i...

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