Daily Archives: May 14, 2011

Huck’s a no. Is anyone really surprised?

Not sure why anyone would be particularly surprised by this, but there’s one less potential candidate for Republican voters to be bored with. Mike Huckabee is not running for president.

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‘Tea party’ bank BB&T flying under the radar in FSU scandal

People are focusing on the strange arrangement between the Koch brothers and Florida State University, which appears to hand academic control to the right wing, Ayn Rand-loving billionaires. But what about their partner in that and other university takeovers: a … Continue reading

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Emails show some FSU staff had concerns about Koch funding, strings attached

A nice bit of enterprise reporting by Adam Smith at the St. Pete Times … and an indication that maybe someone at FSU wants people to know they weren’t all in on it, and leaked the emails as a result.

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