Charles Koch: Setting the Record Straight

Charles Koch and the Koch brothers have been involved in politics for years before they finally made the headlines. As of right now, they are providing funds to anyone they believe can help get the country on what they believe is the right track. Among the things that they are hoping gets regulated is welfare. They see the effect that welfare has on impoverished. They instead want to encourage people and give them the inspiration to build businesses. They do believe in a good education that teaches people skills that they could use in order to succeed. Charles Koch is especially interested in promoting a free market that makes it easier for people to succeed.

Koch’s recently entrance into the limelight has been accompanied by quite a few myths, five in particular which will be addressed in this article. One myth is that the Koch Network is just a front for their business. Another myth is that it is its own political party. The third myth is that The Koch Network just gives money to conservative groups. The fourth myth is that the Koch Network is only funded by Charles Koch, and the fifth myth is that the Koch Network only dates back to Obama.

Of course as anyone gets a lot of exposure, there are going to be a lot of stories about the person as people learn about them. Of course many of these stories are going to be false, but fortunately there will be people around to clear up all of the misunderstanding.

Charles Koch is the CEO of Koch industries. He is one of the brothers who has inherited the business from Fred C. Koch, their father. Charles is also involved in political and philanthropic activities like any research and other activities that are geared towards the free market.

 

This article recapped http://billmoyers.com/story/five-myths-about-the-koch-network-and-why-it-matters-to-set-them-straight/